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Ambiance CLX Electric Series

AL40CLX * AL60CLX * AL80CLX * AL100CLX * AL144CLX

INSTALLATION/SERVICE

INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE IN UNITED STATES AND CANADA

MODERN ¢ FLAMES

Read these instructions completely before beginning installation. Failure to follow them could cause a heater malfunction resulting in serious injury and/or property damage.

WARNING: All electric heaters have hot and arcing or sparking parts inside. Do not use it in areas where gasoline, paint or flammable liquids are or are stored.

This fireplace meets the construction and safety standards of H.U.D. for application in manufactured homes when installed according to these instructions.

INSTALLER: Leave this manual with the appliance. CONSUMER: Retain this manual for future reference.

USER INSTRUCTIONS

TABLE OF CONTENTS

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IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS

WARNING: Improper installation, adjust- ment, alteration, service or maintenance can cause injury or property damage. Re- fer to this manual. For assistance or ad- ditional information, consult a qualified installer.

CAUTION: Do not expose the heater to the elements (such as rain, etc).

Do not place clothing or other flammable material on or near firebox. Never place any objects on the fireplace.

Carefully supervise young children when they are in the room with fireplace.

Fireplace becomes very hot when run- ning. Keep children and adults away from hot surfaces to avoid burns or clothing ignition. Fireplace will remain hot for a time after shutdown. Allow sur- faces to cool before touching.

CAUTION: In order to avoid over- heating, do not cover the heater.

Do not install fireplace directly on carpet or similar surface which may restrict air circulation beneath unit.

When using electrical heaters, basic precau- tions should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock and injury to persons, including the following:

1. Read all instructions before installing or using this heater.

2. This heater is hot when in use. To avoid burns, do not let bare skin touch hot surfaces. Keep combustible materials, such as furniture, pillows, bedding, papers, clothes, and curtains at least 3 feet (0.9m) from the front of the heater and keep them away from the sides and rear.

3. Extreme caution is necessary when any heater is used by or near children or invalids and whenever the heater is left operating and unattended.

4. Do not operate any heater after it malfunctions. Disconnect power at service panel and have heater inspected by a reputable electrician before using.

5. Do not use outdoors.

6. To disconnect heater, turn controls to off and turn off power to heater circuit at main disconnect panel.

7. 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.

8. To prevent a possible fire, do not block air intakes or exhaust in any manner.

9. Aheater has hot and arcing or sparking parts inside. Do not use it in areas where gasoline, paint or flammable vapors or liquids are used or stored.

10.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.

11. This heater includes a visual alarm to warn that parts of the heater are getting excessively hot. If the alarm illuminates, immediately turn

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IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS

the heater off and inspect for any objects on or adjacent to the heater that may have blocked the airflow or otherwise caused high temperatures to have occurred. DO NOT OPERATE THE HEATER WITH THE ALARM ILLUMINATING.

12.Do not operate any heater with a damaged cord or plug or after the heater malfunctions,

has been dropped or damaged in any manner.

Return heater to authorized service facility for examination, electrical or mechanical adjustment, or repair.

13. 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. 14.Do not run cord under carpeting. Do not cover cord with throw rugs, runners, or the like. Arrange cord away from traffic area and where it will not be tripped over.

15. Avoid the use of an extension cord because the extension cord may overheat and cause a risk of fire. However, if you have to use an extension cord, the cord shall be No. 12 AWG minimum size and rated not less than 1875 watts.

16.SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS

POWER DATA

AL-144 CLX AL-100 CLX AL-80 CLX AL-60CLX AL-40 CLX

olts/HZ AC 120V/60Hz | AC 120V/60Hz | AC 120V/60Hz | AC 120V/60Hz | AC 120V/60Hz Amps 15 Amps 15 Amps 15 Amps 15 Amps 15 Amps

Heater AC 120V/60Hz | AC 120V/60Hz 1500W 1500W

AC 120V/60Hz | AC 120V/60Hz | AC 120V/60Hz

1500W 1500W 1500W

AC 120V/60Hz | AC 120V/60Hz | AC 120V/60Hz | AC 120V/60Hz | AC 120V/60Hz Rotor motor |4W CCW 15/18 |4W CCW 15/18 |4W CCW 15/18/4W CCW 15/18)4W CCW 15/18

Shipping Size | 146.5x9x31.5 in

USER INSTRUCTIONS

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PRODUCT DIMENSIONS

5 1/2” Width varies (see chart below) (all models)

ell k keep <> C אא‎ | viewing area | Face omanson | Frores 0 | 4061 א‎ 22" W א‎ 107" H 40" W x 25 1/2” H 24 1/4” W x 19 1/4” H x 5 1/2” D AL60CLX 42" W x 10” H 60” W x 25 1/2” H 44 1/4" W x 19 1/4" H x 5 1/2” D

AL80CLX 62” W x 10° H 80” W x 25 1/2” H 64 1/4” W x 19 1/4° H x 5 1/2” D AL100CLX 82° W x 10° ח‎ 100” W x 25 1/2” H 84 1/4° W x 19 1/4° H x 5 1/2” D

AL144CLX 126" W א‎ 10° H 144” W x 25 1/2” H 128 1/4° W x 19 1/4” H x 5 1/2” D

25 1/2” (all models)

BOX CONTENTS

1 Mounting Bracket ai = 4 Wall Anchors

1 Fire Unit W 4 Small VWasher Head

Screws

N / R 2

X EE TAA 4 Large Washer Head 1 Glass Face E g NZ Screws SS 3 L-metal Brackets 1 Remote

USER INSTRUCTIONS

UNPACKING AND TESTING

This heater is for use on 120 volts. The cord has a plug as shown at A. An adapter as shown at C is available for connecting three- blade grounding-type plugs to two-slot recep- tacles. The green grounding lug extending from the adapter must be connected to a per- manent ground such as a properly grounded outlet box. The adapter should not be used if a three-slot grounded receptacle is available.

WARNING: Do not operate the unit if it is GROUNDING \

damaged or has malfunctioned. If you PIN CAS suspect the unit is damaged, return the

unit to an authorized service facility for examination, electrical or mechanical ad- justment or repair.

ADAPTER

CAUTION: The unit's power supply cord must be connected to a properly grounded and protected 120-volt outlet. Always use ground fault protection where required by the electrical code. Never use an extension cord with this product.

GROUNDING MEANS

LOCATING FIREPLACE

CAUTION: Do not locate in a moist room such as a bathroom or laundry room.

CAUTION: Wear gloves and safety glasses for protection during installation and maintenance.

This electric fireplace can be installed framed in to a wall. Install at least 1 foot from the floor and 3 feet from any combustibles such as car- pet and drapes.

Recessed

INSTALLATION

INSTALLATION

WARNING - RISK OF FIRE!

The power cord must not be pinched or against a sharp edge. Secure cord to avoid tripping or snagging to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or personal in- jury.

Do not run cord under carpeting. Do not cover cord with throw rugs, runners or

WARNING: If the information in these in- structions is not followed exactly, a fire or explosion may result causing property damage, personal injury or death.

To reduce the risk of fire do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors

the like. Arrange cord away from traffic in the vicinity of this or any other heater.

areas and where it will not be tripped

over. Installing fireplace

Select a suitable location that is not suscep- tible to moisture and is a safe distance from drapes, furniture and high traffic areas. A qualified electrician should add an electrical outlet per local building codes. See shaded area on recessed installation diagram for proper outlet placement. Fireplace must be installed to a plumb vertical wall for cor- rect operation of touch controls.

Note: Follow all national and local electrical codes. This fireplace can be framed in to the wall.

WARNING - RISK OF FIRE!

To prevent a possible fire, do not block air intake or exhaust in any manner. Do not use on soft surfaces where openings may become blocked.

WARNING - RISK OF FIRE!

Do not blow or place insulation against the firebox.

Recessed Installation:

1. Prepare frame opening according to chart. Frame opening is slightly larger than the fire unit. For best concealment, a qualified electrician should add an electrical outlet per local building codes anywhere in the shaded area. Install 110v outlet on the finished surface above or to the right of the recessed opening. Fascia will cover the plug and outlet.

25” W א‎ 19 3/4” H x 4” D 45” W x 19 3/4” H x 4” D 65” W x 19 3/4" H x 4” D 129” W א‎ 19 3/4" H x 4” D

2. Attach L-metal brackets to the fire unit with he provided small washer head screws.

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3. Secure fire unit to the finished framed opening with the provided large washer head screws. Make certain that at least 4 of the screws are driven in to a solid backing.

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INSTALLATION

Fireplace will stand proud of the finished wall opening by 1-1/8 inches, this area must not be blocked by any additional trim, tile, etc. as this will block proper air flow. This is a semi- permanent installation. Remove screws to relocate.

E Power cord

4. Hang the face on the fire unit. Make certain that the hooks from the on the backside of the glass face are secured on all 4 studs on the fire unit.

Power cord

INSTALLATION

Wall-hung Installation: 4. Use the included L metal bracket to secure 1. Hang the mounting bracket with the the bottom of the fire unit to the wall. This is a included large washer head screws and wall semi-permanent installation. Remove screws to anchors. Wall anchors should be used at the relocate.

highest outside corners. Be certain that at least two screws are driven in to solid backing. Use the chart to see proper distance between the screws used to hold the mounting bracket.

Use the chart below to see proper distance R between the screws used to hold the mount- "

ing bracket. ; ` <q a Power | AA cord AL40CLX 17 3/4 inches AL60CLX 29 3/4 inches ו ה‎ 5. Hang the glass face חס‎ the fire unit. Make AL100CLX 69 inches certain that the hooks from the on the backside of the glass face are secured on all 4 studs on AL144CLX 113 inches the fire unit.

2. Attach the L metal bracket to the bottom of the fire unit with the small washer head screws.

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3. Hang the fire unit on the mounting bracket by slotting the key hole slots on the fire unit over the hooks on the mounting bracket.

Power cord

OPERATION

OPERATION

On the bottom of the unit is a main power switch. Switch this on to begin using the fireplace. Directly below the flame, on the right hand side are 3 small LED status lights and 3 buttons.

Power Heat Backlight

When all indicator lights are off, pressing on any button will only show the status. Once the indicator lights are on you can press any but-

ton. Press down on the power button to turn

the machine on. This will be indicated by 1

orange LED light. The Heat button can be | | | gized.

pressed multiple times and will turn on low,

high and off in that order. The Backlight button

turns on high, medium, low and off in that or- © O der.

The status light above shows that the power is on and the heater is on low

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The status light above shows that the power is on and the heater is on high

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When the switch turns on, this orange pilot lamp is always on. It shows the fire is ener-

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The included re- mote functions in the same manner as the buttons on the main unit.

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MAINTENANCE

AL CLX SERVICE PARTS

gue PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD CONTROLS LOW | 4 VOLTAGE AND HIGH VOLTAGE FUNCTIONS

LCD TOUCH CONTROL

4 REMOTE CONTROL IR RECEIVER

A HEATER FAN 120 V 1500 WATTS

h HEATER 120 V 1500 WATTS

6 2 SPINDLE MOTOR 120 V 50-60 HZ

MF 1 POWER SWITCH MFR1 REMOTE CONTROL

MAINTENANCE

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q. How do you program the remote control? A. The remote comes pre-programmed. No programming is necessary.

Q. What distance can the remote be used from the fireplace? A. Optimal distance for the remote control is within 10 yards.

Q. Can you turn on the fireplace via the touch screen and off via the remote (or vise versa)? A. Yes.

Q. My touch screen will not operate properly.

A. The fireplace must be installed to a plumb vertical wall for correct operation of touch controls. Re- move power source for 30 seconds to allow unit to reset. Attach glass face, turn on power and wait for indicator lights to turn off.

Q. Low long will the LED lights last? A. LED Lamps have a life span of up to 20 years.

Q. Can the sensitivity of the touch screen be adjusted? A. Yes, but only by the factory. Not just any technician will be able to adjust the touch screen sensi- tivity.

Q. Can the fireplace be installed outside? A. No. Please review the entire safety chapter before installing this fireplace.

Q. Does the fireplace need to be on a dedicated 15 amp circuit? A. Yes.

Q. What thickness of sheetrock should be used for the recessed installation? A. 1/2” or 5/8”.

Q. How often do the batteries in the remote need to be replaced? A. Annually, possibly more with heavy use.

Q. Is there a remote receiver in the fireplace that requires batteries? A. No, only the actual remote requires batteries. The rest of the fireplace runs entirely off of the main power supply.

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MAINTENANCE

TROUBLESHOOTING

PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE CORRECTIVE ACTION

A. Fireplace is not plugged in to an

electrical outlet A. Check plug

B. Breaker tripped or outlet has סח‎ B. Reset breaker, test outlet for power power

C. Power Switch is not in the “On” - Å aom es ee sel 6 ne ae | On” position (solid white line is position (bottom right) fl 1 l

tc. screen, etc.) D. Turn unit off and unplug for 5

D. Internal component is frozen minutes. Plug back in and turn unit and needs to be reset on. If plug cannot be reached, reset breaker and turn unit back on

E. Qualified service technician E. Defective component needs to replace motherboard, transformer or LCD touch control

A. Reposition the fireplace in the A. Fireplace is not plum to the wall installation so the glass fascia rests (there is space between the touch firmly to the fireplace touch controls. screen and fascia) Check that fascia is seated correctly on pins

B. Turn main power switch to the "off" position for 30 seconds. Switch the fireplace back into the "on" Touch Screen Comes on position for 20 seconds for complete - then nothing reboot of touch control.

B. Fireplace was installed with the power in "on" position

C. Press flat part of finger firmly on the touch screen and apply moderate pressure

C. Not operating touch control properly with finger

D. Check functions with remote control. if functional, check connections on motherboard

D. Loose connection on motherboard

E. Motherboard is defective E. Replace Motherboard

A. Fireplace has overheated and A. Turn off major power switch and safety disc has snapped or circuit waiting 5 minutes to turn it back on breaker has tripped or reset circuit breaker

Fireplace turns off and will not turn back on

A. Replace batteries in remote

control with - 2 AA batteries‏ ב

Can operate fireplace B. Aim remote control to the upper functions with touch B. Not aiming control correctly right of the viewing area where controls but not remote sensor is located

control C. Remote control defective C. Replace remote control

D. Replace remote sensor inside

D. Remote Sensor is defective | fireplace

PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE CORRECTIVE ACTION

Flame is not visible when A. Wiring is loose

unit is turned on

Fireplace lights up but there is no flame image

Fireplace is squeaking when flame image is on

Heater does not provide heat when on

B. Motherboard is defective

A. Wiring for motor is loose

B. Motor is defective

A. Fireplace spindle/ rod is contacting to metal

B. Motor is defective

A. Wiring is loose

B. Thermal snap disc has been tripped

C. Heater core is defective

MAINTENANCE

A. Disconnect unit from power source and inspect for loose connections

B. Replace motherboard

A. Disconnect unit from power source and inspect for loose connections from motor

B. Replace motor

A. Apply lithium grease or any standard grease to contacts with rod and metal

B. Replace motor

A. Disconnect unit from power source and inspect for loose connections

B. Turn unit off and unplug unit for 5 minutes. Plug back in and turn unit on. If plug cannot be reached, reset breaker and turn unit back on

C. Replace Heater Core

CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS

There is very little maintenance involved with your electric fireplace. Please follow the few points be-

low:

e On a semi-annual basis unplug the machine from it’s power source, wait for the heating element to cool and dust the fire unit with a dry cloth. Be careful not to brush any wires that may be ex-

posed as you do this.

. To clean the glass face of the fireplace simply use your desired glass cleaner with paper towels.

e To clean the air inlets/outlets, wipe with a soft cloth or the nozzle of a vacuum cleaner

e Dust can easily build up around the heater area under the appliance. Take particular care to clean this area on a regular basis to prevent buildup.

e If long time no use, please unplug the fireplace and stock it at indoor dry position.

MAINTENANCE

WIRING DIAGRAM

| Adapter

|| DC12V IN

Low High Heater Heater

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Main Board DC12V `N LED V Ø

Light Control

Heater Control

ON/OFF

Touch Board

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NOTES

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