Amcor Air Conditioner PVMB 12000E User Guide

Owner’s  
Manual  
Portable Air Conditioner  
Model PVMB-12000E  
It is important that  
you read these  
instructions before  
using your new  
purchase and we  
strongly recommend  
that you keep them  
in a safe place for  
future reference.  
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Table of Contents  
THANK YOU ………………………………………………………………………2  
Energy SavingTips ……………………………………………………………2  
SPECIFICATIONS …………………………………………………………………3  
BEFORE USE ………………………………………………………………………4  
THE PVMB UNIT / PARTS …………………………………………………………5  
AUTODRAIN NANOMIST TECHNOLOGY™ ASSEMBLY ……………………6  
INSTALLATION OFTHE WINDOW KIT …………………………………………7  
Window Kit Installation ………………………………………………………7  
INSTALLATION ……………………………………………………………………8  
OPERATION ………………………………………………………………………9  
Turning the Unit On …………………………………………………………9  
Setting the Clock ………………………………………………………………9  
Setting theTemperature ………………………………………………………9  
Mode Button …………………………………………………………………9  
Fan Speed ……………………………………………………………………9  
To Set theTimer ………………………………………………………………9  
Canceling theTimer Function …………………………………………………11  
Sleep Mode ……………………………………………………………………11  
REMOTE CONTROL ………………………………………………………………12  
EMPTYINGTHE INTERNAL WATER CONTAINER ………………………………13  
MAINTENANCE…………………………………………………………………14  
Cleaning the Unit………………………………………………………………14  
Cleaning the Filter ……………………………………………………………14  
End of Season Storage…………………………………………………………14  
TROUBLESHOOTING ……………………………………………………………15  
WARRANTY ………………………………………………………………………18  
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Thank You!  
Thank you for purchasing an AMCOR Portable Air Conditioner. AMCOR is a leading brand in indoor air  
treatment. We would like you to enjoy the many benefits this unit offers, so please read this  
manual carefully and take full advantage of the many advanced features that your AMCOR Portable Air  
Conditioner offers you.  
AMCOR has specialized in complete indoor environment control, manufacturing world-class air  
conditioners, dehumidifiers and air purifiers with innovative technology.  
In designing these advanced products, we have listened carefully to our customers and have passed  
their views on to our research and development laboratories.  
We wish you many years of enjoyable use.  
After reading this manual, please keep it in a safe place for future reference.  
Energy Saving Tips  
• Do not locate the air conditioner where furniture or other objects can obstruct the airflow.  
• Keep doors closed so cool air does not escape.  
• Keep the filters clean.  
Set the unit to maximum cooling and high speed fan initially, then adjust the unit to a comfortable setting.  
NOTE: Use the Temperature Control (UP/DOWN) to adjust Air Conditioner  
cooling to a desired level.  
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Specifications  
PVMB-12000E  
Model  
Cooling Capacity  
12,000 BTU/h  
Cooling Power Consumption  
Power Supply  
Dehumidification  
Recommended room size  
Refrigerant  
1,100 W / 9.8 A  
115V / 60Hz / 1 Phase  
80 pints / Day  
Up to 400 sq. ft.  
R-22  
Compressor  
Rotary  
Fan Speeds  
3 (2 + 1Turbo)  
64º - 90º F  
Thermostat  
Timer  
0-24 hours  
Dimensions  
20”W x 16”D x 33”H  
75 lbs.  
Weight  
REMARKS:  
The cooling capacity of the unit may be affected by the  
height of the ceiling, quality of insulation, number of windows, etc.  
Subject to modifications without prior notice.  
Please refer to the rating label for greater precision.  
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Before Use  
IMPORTANT!  
• Leave the unit in an upright position for at least 2 hours before use.  
• Always place the unit on an even surface.  
• The power cord has a built-in L.C.D.I. (Leakage Current Detection and Interruption)  
circuit breaker for added safety. If the power supply is interrupted, please press the reset  
button to reconnect the unit to the power source. The green light should be on.  
• Make sure the unit is connected to a correctly grounded power supply.  
• For proper operation, the unit must be vented to the outside.  
• Do not cover or obstruct the appliance inlet or outlet grilles.  
• To avoid the risk of shock, the product should never be used in bathrooms, shower rooms  
or in any other steamy or wet areas.  
• Always transport the unit in an upright position.  
• Do not sit or stand on the unit.  
• Do not place objects on the unit.  
• Do not touch the unit with wet/damp hands or when standing barefoot.  
• Drainage of the water container is required before moving the unit or  
putting it into storage.  
• If the electric socket is different from the plug provided, have a professionally qualified  
electrician replace the outlet with a suitable one. Avoid the use of adaptor plugs, multiple  
sockets and/or extension cords; if their use is necessary, ensure that they conform to the  
current safety regulations.  
• Do not pull the power cord or place it near a source of heat; always unroll it completely  
to avoid the possibility of dangerous overheating.  
• If the power cord is damaged, it must be replaced by a qualified person.  
THE MANUFACTURER DISCLAIMS ANY RESPONSIBILITY IF THE ABOVE  
INSTRUCTIONS ARE NOT FOLLOWED.  
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The PVMB Unit  
Air Outlet  
Control  
Panel  
Upper air  
inlet  
Carrying  
Handle  
Exhaust air  
outlet  
Lower air  
inlet  
Water stopper/  
drain cap  
Caster  
Wheels  
Parts  
Air Filter (Pre-installed)  
O
N
/O  
FF  
U
P
FA  
N
D
O
W
N
Drain Pan  
Exhaust Hose  
Remote Control  
Insulation Strips  
Spiral Water Pipe  
with Connector  
Slide Bar  
Connector  
Adjustable Slide Bar  
Display  
COOLING  
FAN  
SLEEP  
08:15 HOURS: MINUTES  
75 ºF TEMPERATURE  
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AutoDrain NanoMist TechnologyTM Assembly  
Put spiral water  
pipe into hot air  
flexible hose.  
Attach Window  
Slide Bar  
Connector to  
Exhaust Hose by  
twisting as shown.  
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Turn the  
connector  
90 degrees  
clockwise until it  
is locked in place.  
Connect the  
female half of the  
quick connector  
at the end of the  
spiral water pipe  
to the male part  
in the hot air  
outlet pipe.  
Assemble the  
hot air hose on  
the unit.  
Clip on the  
water atomizer  
at the end of  
the spiral pipe  
to the holder.  
Unfold flexible  
Only  
Required For  
Disassembly.  
hose with attached 8  
hose adapter  
connector, and  
snap into  
Window Slide Bar.  
In order to  
unlock the quick  
connector, push  
the tab and turn  
the connector  
90 degrees  
counter-  
clockwise.  
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InstallationoftheWindow Kit
In order for this unit to function properly, it must be vented to the outside.  
Fitting the Exhaust Hose through a window is easy. Please see below.  
Adjustable  
Slide Bar  
Slide Bar  
Connector  
Exhaust  
Hose  
Window Kit Installation:  
1. Extend Exhaust Hose at least 6" and insert it into back of the unit, tightening  
into place by turning it clockwise.  
2. Attach Slide Bar Connector to the other end of the Hose by extending hose at  
least 6". Then tighten Hose by turning the Slide Bar Connector clockwise.  
3. Place Adjustable Slide Bar in the window and expand so it fits tightly.  
4. Mark Slide Bar to record width of the window.  
5. Apply Insulation Strips on top and bottom of Slide Bar.  
6. Reposition Slide Bar Connector in the window. Expand the Slide Bar to fit tight.  
Tighten the screws.  
7. Lower the window.  
8. Make sure Hose has no kinks.  
Slide Bar has 3 sections which allows installation in windows up  
to 48" in width.  
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Installation  
WARNING!  
The length of the exhaust pipe is specially designed according  
to the specification of this product.  
Do not extend it with your own hose, as this  
could cause the unit to malfunction  
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