Ecostrad iQ Plus Electric Panel Heater
500w, 1000w, 1500w, 2000w, 2500w
220-240V, 50/60 HZ, Class I
Thank you for choosing this convection heater. This product is designed and manufactured according to high engineering standards. It should be properly used and maintained as described in this manual. Please read these instructions carefully and retain them for future reference.
- Use only with the voltage specified on the product label.
- The heater must not be used when covered. Covering the heater creates a fire risk and could activate the safety fuse, which will permanently disable the heater.
- Keep all objects at least 1m away from the front, side or back of the heater.
- When wall mounted, the following safety distances from surrounding surfaces must be observed: 20cm from the base of the heater to the ground; 80cm from the top of the heater to any ceiling or shelf; 15cm from the sides to non-flammable surfaces, e.g. brick walls; 30cm from the sides to flammable objects and surfaces, e.g. curtains or wooden walls.
- This product is not suitable for use by persons (including children) with low physical, sensory or mental abilities or lacking experience and knowledge, unless they are supervised or instructed to use the device by a person responsible for their safety.
- Children should be supervised to make sure they do not play with the appliance.
- The heater should only be used according to the instructions in this manual. The manufacturer does not recommend and cannot support any other uses, which may cause fire, electric shocks or injury.
- Do not sit on the appliance.
- Do not use the appliance to dry clothes.
- Do not insert or allow any objects into the heater vents as this may cause electric shock, fire or equipment damage.
- Check for transportation damage and make sure all parts are complete after the appliance is unpacked.
- Do not use if any parts are missing or damaged.
- Do not connect the product to the power supply until fully assembled and adjusted.
- It is recommended to plug the device directly into a wall socket. Use of extension leads is not recommended because many models do not support high-power appliances. Make sure any extension lead used can safely support the power requirements of the product.
- Do not use the heater with the power cable wound up – this can cause a dangerous build up of heat. Do not wind or tangle the cable around the appliance as this may cause weakening and splitting of insulation. The power cable should be fully unwound and removed from any storage areas before use.
- The power cable should not be positioned under the carpet or items of furniture. Do not run the cable where it will be a trip hazard.
- Do not unplug from the power outlet until the device is turned off.
- Do not use the power cord to pull the plug from the power outlet. Hold the plug and pull it out.
- Unplug the appliance when not in use.
- Make sure your hands are dry before handling the plug or control panel.
- Do not use the device around bathtubs, showers, swimming pools or other sources of liquid. This product is not suitable for bathroom use.
- The product must not be immersed in liquid.
- Do not place this product directly under a power outlet.
- The product should only be mounted on smooth, stable, heat resistant surfaces.
- Do not put the appliance on a bed or long, thick carpet. This can cause the air inlet or outlet to become clogged and constitutes a fire risk.
- Do not position the appliance near sources of radiant heat.
- Do not use in areas where petrol, paint or other flammable liquids are used or stored.
- Do not use the product in closets or other enclosed spaces as this may cause a fire.
- This product should not be used in places where food, artwork, or delicate scientific objects are stored.
- The product is for domestic and indoor use only. It is not for commercial or industrial use.
- The most common cause of overheating is the build-up of dust or fluff within the heater. Prevent this from happening by regularly unplugging the heater and dusting the vents and grilles.
- If the plug or appliance is dropped, damaged, or malfunctions in any other way, seek out a qualified electrician for inspection and maintenance. If unsure, contact the retailer or manufacturer.
- Check the power cable regularly. Do not use the heater if the cable is damaged.
The heater should be cleaned regularly to ensure fault-free operation.
- First unplug the heater and ensure it has cooled down before cleaning.
- Wipe the surface gently with a soft cloth dipped in water or kitchen surface cleaner.
- Protect the inside of the product and control panel from water ingress.
- Let the product dry naturally before using again.
- If you need to store the product, house it in its original packaging and store it in a dry and ventilated place.
NOTE – Do not use solvents such as alcohol, gasoline, lacquer thinner or toluene to wash the product. This can cause the body to turn yellow and corrode.
Free Standing If you want to use the heater free standing, you must first affix the feet:
- Turn the heater upside down.
- Align the holes on the feet with the holes on the base of the heater.
- Use two ST4*18mm screws to attach each foot, see fig. 1.
1. Fix the hanging plates to the back of the heater using two ST4*10mm for each plate, see fig. 2.
2. Fix the wall brackets:
- a) Use a tape measure and pencil to make two marks on the wall as per the table above. The template provided will help you measure the width.
- b) Using a 6mm drill bit, drill two holes where you made your marks.
- c) Knock a wall plug into each hole using a hammer.
- d) Position the wall hangers over the holes and use the ST4*35mm screws to fix them in place.
3. Hang the heater on the wall brackets and fix in place with two ST4*10mm screws, see. fig. 4.
Mount the heater in a safe location, observing these distances from surrounding
- Minimum 20cm – from the ground to the base of the heater.
- Minimum 80cm – from the top of the heater to any ceiling or shelf.
- Minimum 15cm – from the sides of the heater to non-flammable surfaces, e.g. painted walls.
- Minimum 30cm – from the sides of the heater to flammable objects and surfaces, e.g. curtains.
NOTE – If you set the heater to a very high temperature, it may not be able to reach the set
temperature. If this is the case, it will heat constantly.
This heater has accumulated a total working time of 1 hour
Using the Smart Life App
You can use the app to control multiple devices. The status of your device is shown on the device list.
- Offline (device is turned off at wall / rocker switch)
- Turned Off (device is in standby mode)
- Turned On (device is in heating mode)
When the heater is online, tap the device name to go to the control interface.
Note: when the heater is offline, you will not be able to control it with the app.
Controlling the heater
Scheduling your Heating
Press Settings, then press Week Program to adjust the heating schedule.
Each day of the week is divided into four heating intervals. Tap the intervals to adjust the time the interval begins and the set temperature. Press done when complete.
Smart Life is compatible with both Amazon Alexa and Google Home.
To connect, first download the Smart Life skill onto your Alexa or Google Home app. You can
then link your Alexa or Google Home app with your Smart Life app. Depending on your device,
your voice control app may discover your devices automatically, or you may need to prompt it to
Once the Smart Life skill is enabled and linked with your Smart Life app, you should get
notifications whenever you add a new heater or scenario. The notification will tell you what to say to control the heater or scenario by voice.
You can find quick guides to connecting the app to both Google Home and Alexa in the app’s FAQ section. Press then
- OK Google, turn on iQ Plus
- Alexa, switch off iQ Plus
- OK Google, switch iQ Plus to 25 degrees
- Alexa, set iQ Plus to 9 degrees
Top Tip – Make sure you name the heater something which is easy for you to say and your voice
interface to understand!
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