General Care and Safety Guide


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.

  • 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 are supervised or have been given instruction concerning the 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.
  • 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.

WARNING: You must not cover this appliance. Covering this appliance presents fire risk and will activate the safety fuse; permanently disabling the unit.
WARNING: Do not use this appliance in small rooms when they areoccupied by persons not capable of leaving the room on their own, unless constant supervision is provided.
WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, keep textiles, curtains, or any flammable material a minimum distance of 1 metre from the air outlet.

  • Use only the voltage specified on the rating label of the appliance.
  • The heater must not be located immediately below a wall socket.
  • Keep all objects at least 1 metre from the front, sides and rear of the appliance.
  • This appliance is intended for household use only and not for commercial or industrial use.
  • Indoor use only.
  • Use this appliance only as described in this manual. Any other use is not recommended by the manufacturer and may cause fire, electric shock or injury.
  • Do not use the appliance if it has been dropped or damaged.
  • The common cause of overheating is deposits of dust or fluff in the appliance. Ensure these deposits are removed regularly by unplugging the appliance and vacuum cleaning the air vents and grills.
  • Never use the appliance to dry clothes.
  • Always unplug appliance when not in use.
  • When the appliance has been unpacked, check it for transport damage and ensure all parts have been delivered. If parts are missing or the appliance has been damaged, contact the Customer Services Team.
  • Do not use if there are visible signs of damage to the appliance.
  • Do not connect the appliance to mains supply until completely assembled and adjusted.
  • Ensure hands are dry before handling the plug or main unit.
  • Ensure appliance is on a flat, stable, heat-resistant surface.
  • Do not operate with cord set coiled up as a heat build up is likely, which could be sufficient to become a hazard.
  • Carry out regular checks of the supply cord to ensure no damage is evident
  • Do not operate this appliance with a damaged cord, plug or after the appliance malfunctions or has been dropped or damaged in any manner. Take to a qualified electrical person for examination, electrical service or repair.
  • Do not twist, kink or wrap the cord around the appliance, as this may cause the insulation to weaken and split. Always ensure that all cord has been removed from any cord storage area and is unrolled before use.
  • It is recommended that this appliance is plugged directly into the wall socket. Power boards are not rated to supply power to high wattage appliances.
  • A correctly specified, undamaged extension cord may be used with this appliance provided it is used in a safe manner.
  • Do not remove plug from power socket until the appliance has been switched off.
  • Do not remove plug from power socket by pulling cord; always grip plug.
  • Do not place cord under carpet or cover with rugs or furniture. Arrange the cord so it cannot be tripped over.
  • Don’t place appliance on bedding or on thick & long carpet where the openings may get blocked.
  • Switch off and use handle provided when moving
  • Do not place appliance close to radiant heat source.
  • Do not insert or allow foreign objects to enter any ventilation or exhaust opening, as this may cause an electric shock, fire or damage to the appliance.
  • Do not sit on the appliance.
  • Do not use abrasive cleaning products on this appliance. Clean with a damp cloth (not wet) rinsed in hot soapy water only. Always remove plug from the mains supply before cleaning.
  • Do not operate in areas where petrol, paint or other flammable liquids are used or stored.
  • Do not use this appliance in the immediate surrounds of a bath, a shower, or a swimming pool or other liquids.
  • The appliance must not be immersed in any liquids.
  • There are no user serviceable parts installed in the unit.
  • Do not place the unit in wardrobes or other enclosed spaces as this may cause fire hazards.
  • This unit is not supposed to be used in or around locations where foodstuffs, works of art or delicate articles of science, etc. are stored.
  • If your appliance does not work, or is not working properly, contact the place of purchase or the Customer Services Team.


WARNING: Heater must not be used without the castors fitted.

Before using the heater, the feet (supplied separately in the carton with screws), must be fitted to the unit.


Carefully turn the Main Body upside-down on a scratch-free and stable surface. Be careful to prevent damage to the cosmetic finish or your floor surfacing.

Before the appliance can be used, the feet must be screwed on as follows:

  1.  Unpack the appliance from the packaging.
  2.  Remove the transport packaging.
  3.  Check that the appliance shows no signs of damage.
  4.  Place the castors on top of the base of the heater in line with the holes.
  5.  Secure the feet firmly using the screws supplied.

WARNING: Operate the heater in the normal upright position only with the feet attached to the bottom. Any other position could create a hazardous situation.

Operating your Appliance

Always choose a safe location for the appliance, keeping in mind the safety precautions outlined. Ensure all packaging has been removed from the unit before use. This appliance requires no installation, it should be used solely as a portable appliance.

  • WARNING: Keep all objects at least 1 metre from the front, sides and rear of the appliance.
  • WARNING: In order to avoid overheating or risk of fire, do not cover the heater.
  • WARNING: Never leave this appliance unattended when in use.
  • WARNING: Do not use this appliance with a programmer, remote-control system, separate timer or any other device that switches the appliance on automatically.
  • Note: When the appliance is turned on for the first time, it may release a slight odour or smoke. This odour or smoke is a normal occurrence caused by the initial heating of the internal heating elements and should not occur again.

The control switch positions are:


  1. Low heat
  2. High heat

For greater economy, use the High Heat setting initially and then switch to the Low Heat setting.


  1.  Rotate thermostat knob clockwise until you reach the maximum position.
  2.  When the room reaches a temperature that is comfortable for you, slowly turn the knob anti-clockwise until the heater just turns off (you will hear a click).
  3.  The heater will now cycle on and off to maintain the comfort level you have set.
  4.  Take note of this setting position for future use.

To turn the heater off, ensure both switches are in the OFF position.


This appliance has three protection devices:

  • Tilt Switch – this will automatically turn the appliance off if the appliance is not in the correct operating position.
  • Resettable Thermal Link – this will automatically disconnect the power to the appliance at a pre-set overheat temperature. After cooling down it will reset and power on again. If this occurs, investigate what is causing the appliance to overheat.
  • Thermal Fuse – this disconnects the appliance permanently in case of overheating. (It is non resettable).

CAUTION: The appliance generates heat during use. Precautions must be taken to prevent the risk of burns, scalds, fires or other damage to persons.


  • The heater requires regular cleaning to ensure trouble-free operation:
  • Unplug the heater from the mains supply before cleaning.
  • Ensure that the heater has been allowed to cool down completely before cleaning.
  • The common cause of overheating is deposits of dust or fluff in the appliance. Ensure these deposits are removed regularly by unplugging the appliance and vacuum cleaning the air vents and grills.
  • Use a damp cloth (not wet) to wipe the exterior of the heater to remove dust and dirt.
  • Never use solutions such as petrol, thinners or polishing agents.
  • Ensure the heater is dry before plugging back into the main supply.
  • Do not attempt to dismantle the appliance.
  • There are no user-serviceable parts. For service or repair, contact an authorised electrical service technician

To receive a warranty retain the receipt as proof of purchase.


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