anko HEG45R, HEG45RW Remote Control Pedestal Fan User Manual
anko HEG45R, HEG45RW Remote Control Pedestal Fan

Safety Instructions

When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should always be followed, including the following:

  • NOTE ICON Carefully read this instruction manual before using appliance.
  • Ensure that the fan is switched off from the supply mains before removing the guard.
  • Keep appliance out of reach of young children.
  • This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with reduced physical, sensory or mental 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.
  • Ensure children and babies do not play with plastic bags or any packaging materials.
  • Do Not disassemble the appliance. There are no user serviceable parts inside.
  • VERY IMPORTANT:
    Ensure that appliance does not get wet (water splashes etc.). Do not use appliance with wet hands. Do not immerse appliance in water or other liquids or use near sinks, baths or showers.
  • Always operate the appliance from a power source of the same voltage, frequency and rating as indicated on the product identification plate.
  • Position the power supply lead properly so that they will not be walked on or pinched by items placed on or against them.
  • Use appliance only for its intended use. Appliance is intended for household use only and not for commercial or industrial use.
  • Do not use appliance if it has been dropped or any part of appliance (including cord or plug) has been damaged.
  • If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer, its service agent or similarly qualified persons in order to avoid a hazard.
  • The use of accessories not intended for use with this appliance may cause injuries to the user or damage to the appliance.
  • Do not install the unit on other appliances, on uneven surfaces or where it could be subject to: heat sources (e.g. radiators or stoves), rect sunlight, excessive dust or mechanical vibrations.
  • Appliance should not be used outdoors, placed near a hot gas or electrical burner or placed in a heated oven.
  • Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus that produce heat.
  • Do not hang or wall-mount the appliance.
  • Do not operate appliance underneath or near flammable or combustible materials (e.g. curtains). Keep at least 300mm clearance around sides, back, front and top.
  • Do not allow curtains, drapes or any other items to drape across the appliance or openings.
  • Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time.
  • Do not block any ventilation openings.
  • Never insert fingers or any other objects through the fan guard and ventilation openings.
  • Do not use the product in oily or dirty areas (i.e. the kitchen, smoky place, etc), as the air vents may become blocked.
  • Turn off and unplug before cleaning or storing.
  • For cleaning, refer to section “Care and Cleaning” in this instruction manual.
  • There are no user serviceable parts in this appliance.
  • If this appliance is used by a third party, please supply the instruction manual with it.
  • Do not misuse the cord. Never carry the appliance by the cord or pull to disconnect it from the outlet. Instead, grasp the plug and pull to disconnect.
  • Do not insert or allow foreign objects to enter the grille openings as this may cause damage to the appliance and/or injury to the user.
  • No liability can be accepted for any damage caused by non compliance with these instructions or any other improper use or mishandling of appliance.

Additional Safety Instructions

If using an extension cord:

  • The technical specifications of the extension cord must match or exceed the technical specifications of this appliance.
  • Do not allow the cord to hang over the edge of the work surface or to come into contact with stoves or other hot surfaces.
  • If the cord or plugs are worn or damaged, do not use.
  • Unplug from the power socket by grasping the plug body – Do Not pull on the cord.

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Components

Components

1 Front Grille
2 Fan Blade Spinner Nut
3 Fan Blade
4 Fan Guard Nut
5 Rear Grille
6 Motor Head Assembly
7 Inner chrome tube
8 Height Adjustment Ring
9 Stand Post
10 Plastic collar
11 Base Cover
12 Base Weight
13 Washer
14 Locking Screw
15 Remote Control

Assembly

Base and Stand

Your Fan has been boxed unassembled to minimise packaging waste. Each part is designed to fit together and be disassembled easily for cleaning or storage.

  • First, unscrew the Locking Lever and Washer from the bottom of the stand post.
  • Insert the plastic collar into the top of the plastic base cover.
  • Insert the bottom of the stand post into the collar.
  • Whilst holding the cover and post together, tip up so that the underneath of the cover is accessible.
  • Place the Weight in the centre of the cover and over the end of the post.
  • Fasten in place by use of the Locking Lever and Washer and tighten.
    Assembly

Attach Head to Stand

  • Stand the Base with attached post on the floor.
  • Loosen (anticlockwise) the post height adjustment locking ring, pull out the inner chrome tube to the desired height and then retighten the locking ring.
  • Place Motor assembly at the top of the Stand Post and lower down all the way.
    Note: if the motor assembly will not slide down the chrome post,  loosed the thumb screw on the back of the motor assembly until it can slide down.
  • Tighten the thumb screw (Clockwise). Do Not overtighten.
    Assembly

Safety Grille and Fan Blade

  • To assemble the safety grille and blade assembly, first remove the Fan Guard Nut (Anticlockwise) from the front of the fan motor housing.
    Safety  Grille
  • Fit the rear safety grille into position (with the handle on the back of the grille at the top) and refit the Nut and tighten.
    Safety Grille and Fan Blade
  • If Fitted, remove the protective plastic sleeve from the motor spindle shaft and discard.
  • Place the Fan Blade onto the motor spindle.
    Note: The Motor shaft has a flat on one side and the hole in the centre of the fan blade also has a flat on one side. Ensure the two flats are aligned to enable them fan blade to be pushed on all the way.
    Safety Grille and Fan Blade
  • Slide the fan blade all the way on.
    Safety Grille and Fan Blade
  • Secure the blade into place by gently hand tightening the spinner nut
    anticlockwise onto the end of the motor spindle. The spinner nut is self-tightening when the motor starts, so do not over-tighten the spinner nut, just nip it up.
    NOTE: The Spinner Nut screws on in the opposite way to a normal  nut. It tightens when rotated Anticlockwise.
    Safety Grille and Fan Blade
  • Open up all locking clips on the sides of the front safety grille.
    Safety Grille and Fan Blade
  • Remove the small nut and bolt from the bottom of the grille
    Safety Grille and Fan Blade
  • Place the safety grille into position by lining up the location hook over the top of the rear grille as shown and push down.
    Safety  Grille
  • Secure the grille by closing the clips over the outer rim.
    Safety Grille and Fan Blade
  • Then insert the small bolt through the two holes in the bottom rim of both grilles,m screw on the nut and use a small Philips screwdriver to tighten.
    Safety Grille and Fan Blade

Instructions for Use

Remove the cable tie and unravel the cordset before operation.
DO NOT run the power cord under the stand

Head Tilt

The Fan Head can be adjusted Up and Down so as to blow air at the required angle.

Turn off and unplug prior to adjusting.

To adjust, grasp the Fan Grills and tilt the head either upward or downward to your desired angle
Instructions

Height Adjustment

The height of the fan can be adjusted.

Unscrew the adjustment ring (Anticlockwise) on the outside of the stand post, slide the inner post up or down and then tighten the knob (Clockwise) again to lock in place
Height Adjustment

Remote Control

The fan comes with a remote control with the basic functions for your convenience.
Remote Control

The remote control must be pointed towards the receiver, which is located inside the fan control panel, in order to work.

Do not block the line of sight between the remote control and the fans control panel.

Do not drop the remote control onto the floor or knock it against hard objects.

  • To install the batteries, first slide the back battery cover off. (Batteries not included)
    Remote Control
  • Insert the batteries inside the battery compartment, matching polarity icons with those in the battery compartment and then refit the cover.
  • Battery Type: “1.5V 2 x AAA”. Alkaline Batteries work best (Batteries not included)
  • Do not mix new and old batteries in the remote control.
  • To prevent corrosion, remove the batteries if the remote control will not be used over a lengthy period.

Operation

The functions of the fan can be operated using the supplied remote control. Basic function can also be controlled using the control panel.

Note: The Remote Control consists of the following functions: On/Speed, Timer, Mode and

The Fan Control Panel consists of On/Speed and Off Functions.

Fan Control Panel
Operation

Remote Control
Remote Control

Using the Fan

The Fan has three speed settings: Low, Med and High.

  • After ensuring the Fan has been assembled correctly, plug into the power point and switch on. The Red “Power” indicator will light up.
  • Press the “ON/SPEED” button on the fan control panel or the remote control once. The “LOW” light and Mode light will illuminate. The fan will start to spin atm Low Speed
    Note: The Red Light for Mode indicates “Normal” continuous Fan Speed.
  • For Medium Fan Speed, press the “ON/SPEED” button again. The MED light will illuminate and the fan will speed up.
  • for High Fan Speed, press the “ON/SPEED” button again. The HIGH light will illuminate and the fan will speed up. Fan Control Panel Remote Control Page 15 of 20
    NOTE: Pressing the “ON/SPEED” button again will cycle the speed back to LOW, and so on.
  • To turn the fan off, press button “OFF” Button on the remote control or on the fan control panel.

Fan Modes

The Fan has three modes being: Normal, Natural, and Sleep.

NOTE: Modes can only be selected with the remote control by pressing the “Mode”  button.

With the Fan running in “Normal” mode (Red Mode Light), press the “MODE” button on the remote control and the mode will change to “Natural” mode (Green Mode Light). Press the “MODE” button again and the mode will change to “Sleep” mode (Mode Light will turn Off).

Press the “MODE” button again, and it will cycle back to “Normal” mode. (Red Mode Light)

Normal Mode

The “Normal” Mode (Red Light) is set by default when the unit is first turned on. The wind remains a constant flow.

Natural Mode

The “Natural” mode (Green Light) creates variable Wind Patterns so as to simulate the variable winds that you would experience outdoors.

In this mode the speed of the fan continually cycles through a mixed selection of low, medium, high and off in set intervals.

Depending on which Fan Speed is selected, the wind pattern will be different

Sleep Mode

The “Sleep” mode (No Mode Light) creates wind patterns that are the same as the Natural Mode wind patterns, however, when the fan is set to either Medium or High Speed, the pattern will drop a speed level after approximately 30 minutes.

For Example: If High Speed Fan and the Sleep Mode is selected, this will be the same wind pattern as High Speed setting in Natural Mode. However, after approximately 30 minutes, the wind pattern will automatically drop down to the same wind pattern as if Natural Mode was selected at Medium fan speed.

After approximately a further 30 minutes, the wind pattern will automatically drop down to the same wind pattern as if Natural Mode was selected at low fan speed.

The fan will continue to run in the Low Speed Natural Mode until manually turned off.

Note: To have the fan automatically turn off at your desired time in this mode, use the “Timer” function to select the auto off timer.

Timer

Use this power-saving feature if you want the appliance to turn off automatically.

To select the Off time, press the “TIMER” button on the remote control once. It will advance to 0.5h as indicated by the indicator lights. The fan will turn off naftern approximately 0.5 hours

Each consecutive press will advance the timer at 0.5h increments until it reaches a maximum time of 7.5h.

The time set will be indicated by the sum of the lights which are illuminated. i.e. if the 0.5h + 2h + 4h lights are illuminated, this adds up to 6.5 hours. The fan will turn off after approximately 6.5 hours

To turn off the timer, or to reset to a new time, continue to press the “TIMER” button until it cycles back to where no timer lights are illuminated.

Press the “OFF” button to turn the appliance off.

Oscillating (Swing) Function

The fan is fitted with an Oscillating function where when activated, the fan head will swing from side to side.

Push the clutch knob down to activate the oscillating function. The fan head will swing from side to side whilst blowing air.

To stop the oscillation, allow the Fan head to move into the desired position  and then pull the clutch knob up
Oscillating

Note: The head can be manually rotated left or right to align the head with the centre of the “swing” by means of a ratchet system. Do Not force it beyond where it stops physically stops.

Care and Cleaning

  • Ensure that the fan is switched off from the supply mains before removing the guard.
  • Turn off and unplug the unit prior to cleaning.
  • Clean the motor housing and body assembly with a clean, damp cloth and wipe dry.
  • Never spray with liquids or submerge the Fan in water or any other liquid.
  • Do not use flammable liquids, chemicals, abrasive creams, steel wool or scouring pads for cleaning.

Storage

Switch off and unplug the fan.
Coil the cable loosely. Do not kink or pull the cable tight.
Store your fan in a cool, dry location.

Warranty Against Defect

Month Warranty

Thank you for your purchase from Kmart.

Kmart Australia Ltd warrants your new product to be free from defects
in materials and workmanship for the period stated above, from the date of purchase, provided that the product is used in accordance with accompanying recommendations or instructions where provided. This warranty is in addition to your rights under the Australian Consumer
Law.
Kmart will provide you with your choice of a refund, repair or exchange (where possible) for this product if it becomes defective within the
warranty period. Kmart will bear the reasonable expense of claiming
the warranty. This warranty will no longer apply where the defect is a result of alteration, accident, misuse, abuse or neglect.

Please retain your receipt as proof of purchase and contact our Customer Service Centre 1800 124 125 (Australia) or 0800 945 995 (New Zealand) or alternatively, via Customer Help at Kmart.com.au fo any difficulties with your product. Warranty claims and claims for
expense incurred in returning this product can be addressed to our Customer Service Centre at 690 Springvale Rd, Mulgrave Vic 3170.

Our goods come with guarantees that cannot be excluded under the
Australian Consumer Law. You are entitled to a replacement o  refund
for a major failure and compensation for any other reasonably foreseeable loss or damage. You are also entitled to have the goods repaired or replaced if the goods fail to be of acceptable quality and the failure does not amount to a major failure.

For New Zealand customers, this warranty is in addition to statutory rights observed under New Zealand legislation.

IMPORTANT!
For all technical queries or difficulties in operating the product and for spare parts, contact H.E. Group customer service 1300 105 888 (Australia) and 09 8870 447 (New Zealand).

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