Ambe Linear 50″/72″ Built-in Electric Fireplace User Manual [BEF-50BIF03, BEF-72BIF03]

FULLY RECESSED ELECTRIC FIREPLACE
Model#: BEF-50BIF03 (Linear 50) BEF-72BIF03 (Linear72)
OWNER’S MANUAL

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50”/ 72” – Built-in Electric Fireplace
AC 220-240V 50Hz 1400-1600W

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Read and understand this entire owner’s manual, including all safety information, before plugging in or using this product. Failure to do so could result in fire, electric shock, or serious personal injury.
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Keep this owner’s manual for future reference. If you sell or give this product away, make sure this manual accompanies this product.

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION!

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When using electrical appliances basic precautions should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock and injury to persons, including the following:

  • Read all instructions before using this heater.
  • This heater is hot when in use. To avoid burning, do not touch hot surface. If provided, use handles when moving this heater. Keep combustible materials, such as furniture, pillows, bedding, papers, clothes, and curtains at least 1 m from the front of the heater and keep them away from the sides and rear. In order to avoid overheating, do not cover the heater.
  • Extreme caution is necessary when any heater is used near children or the infirm and whenever the heater is left operating and unattended.
  • Do not operate any heater with a damaged cord or plug or after the heater malfunctions, has been dropped damaged in any manner, return heater to authorized service facility for examination, electrical or mechanical adjustment, or repair.
  • Indoor use only, do not use outdoors.
  • This heater is not intended for use in bathrooms, laundry areas and similar indoor locations.
    Never locate heater where it may fall into a bathtub or other water container.
  • Do not run cord under carpeting. Do not cover cord with throw rugs, runners, or similar coverings. Arrange cord away from traffic area and where it will not be tipped over.
  • To disconnect heater, turn controls to off, then remove plug from outlet.
  • Do not insert or allow foreign objects to enter any ventilation or exhaust opening as this may cause an electric shock or fire, or damage the heater.
  • To prevent a possible fire, do not block air intakes or exhaust in any manner. Do not use on soft surfaces, like a bed, where openings may become blocked.
  • A heater has hot surfaces and arcing or sparking parts inside. Do not use it in areas where gasoline or flammable liquids are used or stored.
  • Use this heater only as described in this manual. Any other use not recommended by the manufacturer may cause fire, electric shock, or injury to persons.
  • DANGER-HIGH Temperatures may be generated under certain abnormal conditions. Do not partially or fully cover or obstruct the front of this heater.
  • Replacement of the LEDs should only be done by a qualified technician or service agency while the heater is disconnected from the supply circuit.
  • This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with reduced physical, sensory or capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge, unless they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance by a person responsible for their safety. Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance.
  • CAUTION: In order to avoid a hazard due to inadvertent resetting of the thermal cut-out, this appliance must not be supplied through an external switching device, such as a timer, or connected to a circuit that is regularly switched on and off by the utility.
  • Do not use the outdoors.
  • Do not use in immediate surroundings of water, bath, shower, or pool etc.

Preparation

Warning Icon This product includes a GLASS panel! Always use extreme caution when handling glass. Failure to do so could result in personal injury or property damage.

Remove all parts and hardware from the carton and place them on a clean, soft, dry surface. Parts and assembly steps are grouped for free-standing or wall- anging use. Check the parts list to make sure nothing is missing. Dispose of packaging materials properly. Please recycle whenever possible.

You will need the following tools (not included): Phillips screwdriver; stud finder; level; tape measure; electric drill; 1/4” wood drill bit, hammer.

Parts and Hardware

Built-in Electric Fireplace - Parts and Hardware

Installation and Assembly

Front View of Fireplace

Front View of Fireplace

Step 1. Find a safe location.
Minimum clearance to flooring: 30 cm Choose a location near an outlet so an extension cord is not required.
DO NOT position the unit directly below a power outlet.
See Safety Information on pages 2 and 3 for warnings about safe placement, safe installation, and proper use of this product.

WARNING
ALWAYS unplug
this fireplace before assembly or cleaning, or before relocating.
Failure to do so could result in electric shock, fire, or personal injury.

Installation

STEP 1. Select drywall to open a hole for the fireplace box. Size of cavity as below chart

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Figure (A)

Installation Fig B

STEP 2. Place the fireplace in a clean dry place. Use the screwdriver to take off the TWO screws in both sides. Figure (B)

Installation Fig C

STEP 3. Have two people pull the trim up, and then take them out of the fireplace box. Figure (C)

Installation Fig D

STEP 4. Use the screwdriver to take off the 8 screws as above Figure (D). Have two people take out the glass panel Figure (E) and move it to a clean area taking care to avoid scratching.

Installation Fig B E

STEP 5. Have two people lift the fireplace box and put it into the hole. Fix the FOUR wall screws in each side of the fireplace box. Figure (F)

Installation Fig B F

STEP 6. Place the Decorative Crystals and Drift Log pieces on the designed slot and keep them even. Figure (G)

Installation Fig G

STEP 7. After placing the Decorative Crystals or Pebbles on the designed slot, fasten screws back on the glass panel and metal trim.
(Repeat as Fig B,C,D,E)

Operation

WARNING
Read and understand this entire owner’s manual, including all safety information, before plugging in or using this product. Failure to do so could result in electric shock, fire, serious injury, or death.

Power
Plug the power cord into an outlet or hardwire the appliance. If you choose to hardwire the appliance, it MUST have a dedicated isolation switch accessible after installation.
Warning: do not attempt to wire your own new outlets or circuits. Always use a licensed electrician.

Methods of Operation
This electric fireplace can be operated by the TOUCH PANEL, located on the right side panel of the fireplace (see figure below), or by the battery-powered REMOTE CONTROL.
The operation and functions of the two methods are the same.
Before operating, please review the IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION on Pages 2 and 3, and heed all warnings.

Methods of Operation

Touch Panel

Remote Control &Touch Panel Operation

Remote Control &Touch Panel Operation

Remote Control &Touch Panel Operation 1

NOTICE
When the fireplace is first turned on, a slight odor may be present. This is normal and should not occur again unless the fireplace is not used for a long period of time.

NOTICE
To improve operation, aim the remote control at the front of the fireplace. DO NOT press the buttons too quickly. Give the unit time to respond to each command.

Temperature Limiting Control
This heater is equipped with a Temperature Limiting Control. Should the heater reach an unsafe temperature, the heater will automatically turn OFF. To reset:

  1. Unplug the power cord from the outlet.
  2. Turn the ON/OFF switch on the CONTROL PANEL to OFF. Wait 5 minutes.
  3. Inspect the fireplace to make sure no vents are blocked, or clogged with dust or lint. If they are, use a vacuum to clean the vent areas.
  4. With the POWER switch in the OFF position, plug the power cord back into theoutlet.
  5. If the problem continues, have your outlet and wiring inspected by a professional.

Remote Control Battery Information
• This remote control uses CR2025 battery (included).
• Instructions for battery installation are on the Remote Control battery compartment.

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NEVER dispose of batteries in fire. Failure to observe this precaution may result in an explosion. Dispose of batteries at your local hazardous material processing center.

Care and Maintenance

Cleaning

WARNINGALWAYS turn the fireplace OFF and unplug the power cord from the outlet before cleaning, performing maintenance, or moving this fireplace. Failure to do so could result in electric shock, fire, or personal injury.

WARNINGNEVER immerse in water or spray with water. Doing so could result in electric shock, fire, or personal injury.

Metal:

  • Buff using a soft cloth, slightly dampened with a citrus oil-based product.
  • DO NOT use brass polish or household cleaners as these products will damage the metal trim.

Glass:

  • Use a good quality glass cleaner sprayed onto the cloth or towel. Dry thoroughly with a paper
    towel or lint-free cloth.
  • NEVER use abrasive cleansers, liquid sprays, or any cleaner that could scratch the surface.

Vents:

  • Use a vacuum or duster to remove dust and dirt from the fireplace and ventareas.

Plastic:

  • Wipe gently with a slightly damp cloth and a mild solution of dish soap and warm water.
  • NEVER use abrasive cleansers, liquid sprays, or any cleaner that could scratch the surface.

Maintenance

WARNING Risk of electric shock! DO NOT OPEN any panels ! No user-serviceable parts inside!

WARNING ALWAYS turn the fireplace OFF and unplug the power cord from the outlet before cleaning, performing maintenance, or moving this fireplace. Failure to do so could result in electric shock, fire, or personal injury.

Electrical and Moving Parts:

  • The fan motors are lubricated at the factory and will not requirelubrication.
  • Electrical components are integrated in the fireplace and are not serviceable by the consumer.

Storage:

  • Store fireplace in a clean dry place when not in use.

Warning Icon WARNING! NO SERVICING of the internal or electrical parts should be performed by the consumer. Do not service the unit yourself.

Troubleshooting

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DISCONNECT THE APPLIANCE COMPLETELY AND LET COOL PRIOR TO ANY SERVICE. ONLY A QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSON SHOULD SERVICE AND REPAIR THIS ELECTRIC APPLIANCE.

Troubleshooting

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CAUTION: To remove the glass, you will notice two screws on front both sides (right and left) of the fireplace. Once the screws are removed, slide the glass up and away from the fireplace. Once the bottom frame plate is removed, you will notice one flame motor on right side where the rod should be in place with the rubber plugs.
Please remember to always have the unit disconnected prior to any work, always lay glass as well as the unit on a towel or other material not to damage parts/frame.
This entire process should not take longer than 20-30 minutes.

Ambe Linear 50″/72″ Built-in Electric Fireplace User Manual [BEF-50BIF03, BEF-72BIF03] – Optimized PDF
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