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GE

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Owner’s Manual and


Installation Instructions
Split Air Conditioner
Models covered in this document: CONTENTS

GE AIR T12 GE AIR T17 GE AIR T21 OWNER’S MANUAL 5


Important safety information 5
Name and function of parts 6
Remote control 7
How to operate your air conditioner 8
How to operate your air conditioner 9
How to insert batteries 12
User notices 12
Care and maintenance 12
Troubleshooting 14

INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS 16
Accessories and installation diagrams 16
General installation instructions 17
General installation instructions 18
Installing the indoor unit 19
Installing the outdoor unit 24
Test operation and after installation check 26
Technical specification 27

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To get the full benefit from your new air-conditioner, please read this Owner’s
Manual carefully before operating the unit.

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OWNER’S MANUAL Name and function of parts

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Important safety information


Read all instructions before use 10
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WARNING!
Use this appliance only for its intended purpose as described in this Owner’s
Manual
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When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should be taken,
including the following: 3

• Make sure you push the power plug all • Disconnect the unit whenever it will be
the way into the socket. Failure to do so out of service for extended periods. 2
can cause an electric shock, overheating • Always disconnect the power supply 7
or even a fire. before cleaning the machine. 1. Front cover
• Do not remove the power plug while the • Never pull on the cord to remove the 2. Air filters
machine is operating except in an power plug. 3. Auto switch
emergency. • Do not place a space heater near the air 4. Louver
• Never use an extension cord or splice conditioner. Airflow from the air 5. Power plug (1)
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the power cord. conditioner can cause incomplete 6. Drain hose
• Never share the same power outlet with combustion in a space heater, resulting in 7. Wireless remote 5
another electric appliance. dangerous fumes. controller
• Never operate the unit or insert the • Keep combustible sprays, flammable 8. Connection pipe
power plug into the outlet with wet hands. gases and liquids away from the unit. 9. Air outlet cover
10. LED display 9
• Never insert fingers or objects into the • Ensure that the unit is mounted
air intake or outlet vents. The high-speed securely.
rotating fan may cause injuries. • Do not place objects on the unit. 6
• Do not touch the swinging louvers. This • Never block the air intake or outlet
may cause injuries and damages to the air vents. 8
conditioner. • The indoor unit should be installed Air out
• Do not aim chilled or heated air directly approximately 2,0 m from the ground.
onto the body for long periods. Extreme temperature differentials can be
• Disconnect the power supply harmful to health.
immediately if you smell burning or smoke • Do not use the air-conditioner for drying
and contact your service center. clothes, preserving foods or other
• Do not attempt to repair the air functions for which it was not designed.
conditioner yourself. • Splashing water on the unit may cause
• Consult with a professional electrician to an electric shock and malfunction.
ensure that adequate circuit breakers, • The ground (earthing wire) must be (1) Power plug is not connected for GE AIR T17 and GE AIR T21
fuses and other safety devices are in properly connected. Do not connect the
place. earth wire to a gas or water pipe, lightning Note:
rod or telephone earth lines. All pictures in this manual are for explanation purpose only. They might differ from the actual
air conditioner units depending on the model.

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Remote control
Remote controller with open cover
General remarks
• Make sure there are no obstructions • Do not drop or throw the remote control 6. SLEEP button
between the receiver and the remote unit. Press the button to activate the SLEEP operating
control unit. The unit has a range of • When restarting, the unit resumes mode.
approximately 8 meters. operating on the last mode set before shut
• Do not expose the remote control unit to down. The outdoor unit will restart in 7. POWER button
Press this button to run the air conditioner at full
moisture, excessive direct sunlight or heat. approximately 3 minutes.
capacity when the unit is in COOL or HEAT mode.
The fan display will show the symbol

Remote controller with closed cover


Press the button again to cancel this operation.
Press and hold the button for 3 seconds to turn
the LED display off. Press and hold the button
1. ON/OFF button again for 3 seconds to turn the LED display on.
Press this button to turn the unit on or off.
Note:
2. TEMP buttons The air conditioner runs at full capacity
continuously when this button is pressed.
Set temperature up or down by 1°C by pressing Change MODE or press the button again to
the PLUS (+) or MINUS (-) button once. cancel this operation.
Temperature can be set on COOL, DRY and HEAT
modes between 16°C and 32°C.
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3. FAN button
Press the button to select the desired fan speed
manually from the following options:
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Quiet Low High Auto 8


At AUTO speed, the fan runs at the speed
programmed for optimum operation. When
operating in FAN mode, you can select only
among QUIET, LOW and HIGH.

4. MODE button 9 8. TIMER/CLOCK button


Press the button TIMER/CLOCK to select clock or
Press the button to select the desired operation timer. Then you can set time up or down with
mode from the following options: PLUS (+) or MINUS (-). Time changes with 1-minute
increment at 2 increments/sec. rate. When either
the PLUS (+) or MINUS (-) is pressed and hold, time
AUTO COOL DRY FAN changes at a higher rate
.
5. SWING button 9. SURROUND button
Press the button to start louver moving Note:
The functions HUMIDITY and HEALTH Press the SURROUND button to let the air-
automatically. Press again to stop louver at the conditioner control the rate of cooling or heating
desired angle. The airflow angle will show on the are not available on these models.
Pressing any of these buttons will have with the input on surrounding room temperature
remote controller’s display. from the remote controller. Press the button once
no effect on the air conditioner’s
operation. more to stop the operation.

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How to operate your air conditioner • TIMER OFF operation
TIMER OFF mode can only be set while the
The SLEEP mode is deactivated by pressing
the SLEEP button again, the MODE button
unit is in operation. or the ON/OFF button.
• COOL mode operation • AUTO mode operation 1. Press the TIMER/CLOCK button when the
1. Press the ON/OFF button. 1. Press the ON/OFF button. unit is on.
2. Press the MODE button until the COOL 2. Press the MODE button until the AUTO 2. Set up the desired clock setting by
mode is selected. mode is selected. pressing the (+) or (-) TEMP buttons.
3. Set up the desired temperature. • MANUAL mode operation
3. Press the TIMER/CLOCK button to 1. Lift the front cover.
4. Press the FAN button until the desired In AUTO mode, the microcomputer confirm your time setting. The symbol
fan speed is selected. automatically controls the rate of cooling
OFF 2. Press the AUTO SWITCH located on the
will be displayed. right hand side under the front cover. If
as well as the speed of the indoor fan
The microcomputer automatically controls according to the target temperature. the unit is operating, this will switch the
Use the TIMER OFF mode to turn the unit unit off.
the rate of cooling. It adjusts the operation off at the specified time up to 24 hours in
of the unit according to the actual room 3. Adjust the louver angle manually only
advance. when it is needed.
temperature and the desired temperature.
If the room temperature is lower than the • FAN mode operation 4. Press the AUTO SWITCH again to switch
desired temperature, compressor will stop. 1. Press the ON/OFF button. the unit on.
If the room temperature is higher than the 2. Press the MODE button until the FAN
desired temperature, the unit will cool the • CLOCK setting Use this operating mode when the remote
mode is selected.
air of the room. If the fan speed is set at 1. Press and hold the TIMER/CLOCK button controller does not work or when you
3. Press the FAN button until the desired
AUTO mode, the microcomputer will for 5 seconds until the time indication cannot find it.
fan speed is selected.
control the speed of the indoor fan starts blinking.
according to the target temperature. 2. Set up the desired clock setting by
Use the FAN mode to ventilate air in the
pressing the (+) or (-) TEMP buttons.
room without cooling or drying the air. Any
3. Press the CLOCK button to confirm your • POWER mode operation
temperature set up is non-effective in the
clock setting. 1. Press the POWER button when the unit is
FAN mode.
• DRY mode operation in COOL mode to activate POWER mode
CLOCK time can be set up only when the operation.
1. Press the ON/OFF button.
TIMER mode is off.
2. Press the MODE button until the DRY
mode is selected. • TIMER ON operation Use the POWER mode to run the air
Note: conditioner at full capacity.
3. Set up the desired temperature. TIMER ON mode can only be set while the
Clock is displayed only on the remote The POWER mode is deactivated by
4. Press the FAN button until the desired unit is not in operation.
controller, not on the LED display of the pressing the POWER button again, the
fan speed is selected. 1. Press the TIMER/CLOCK button when the
indoor unit. MODE button or the ON/OFF button.
unit is off.
Use the DRY mode to both cool the air and 2. Set up the desired TIMER ON setting by
reduce the moisture contained in the air. pressing the (+) or (-) TEMP buttons. Note:
The microcomputer automatically adjusts 3. Press the TIMER/CLOCK button to The air conditioner runs at full capacity
the operation of the unit according to the confirm your time setting. The symbol
ON
• SLEEP mode operation continuously when this button is
actual dryness and temperature of the will be displayed. 1. Press the SLEEP button, the SLEEP pressed. Change MODE or press the
room, and according to the desired symbol on the display will show up. button again to cancel this operation.
temperature. If the room temperature is Use the TIMER ON mode to turn the unit on
higher than the target temperature, the at the specified time up to 24 hours in When the unit is cooling or drying and
unit will both cool and dry the air of the advance. operating in SLEEP mode, the target
room. If the room temperature is close to temperature will increase by 1°C per hour
the target temperature, the fan runs at the for two hours.
speed programmed for the suitable DRY The unit operating in SLEEP mode will stop
mode operation. automatically after 7 hours.

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• AUTO RESTART function
If the power network loses power, and if
How to insert batteries • Adjust the direction of the airflow
appropriately. Remember that warm air
the unit was in operation when the power rises and cool air sinks, so adjust the louver
How to insert batteries into the remote
cut occurred, the air conditioner will downward for heating and upward for
control unit
automatically restart when the network cooling to take advantage of natural
• Slide the battery cover off from the back
regains power. convection currents.
of the remote control unit.
• Insert two AAA batteries with the right
• SURROUND mode operation
pole orientation.
In SURROUND mode, the air-conditioner
controls the rate of cooling with input of • Slide the cover back in place. Care and maintenance
surrounding room temperature from the
remote controller. The remote controller NOTE: CAUTION
senses and sends the surrounding • Do not mix new and used batteries or • Always turn power off and remove the
temperature to the air conditioner once rechargeable and non-rechargeable power plug before cleaning the unit.
every 3 minutes. batteries. • NEVER sprinkle water on either the
Press SURROUND button to activate • Remove batteries from the remote indoor or the outdoor unit to clean it.
SURROUND mode. Press the button once control unit when it is out of service for • Wipe the indoor and outdoor units
more to disable the SURROUND mode. long periods. with a clean, soft dry cloth or a cloth
• Fresh batteries are expected to last slightly moistened with water or cleaner.
Note: normally up to one year. Typical • Before starting the unit, be sure that
The head of the remote controller should symptoms of low battery are frequent nothing obstructs the air outlet and the
face the air-conditioner so that the reset or no sound when operating the intake vents.
SURROUND mode signal will be reliably remote controller, as well as no flashing of
delivered to the air-conditioner. the emission symbol on the display.
• Operate the remote control unit at least Cleaning the outdoor unit
1 meter or more away from a television or 1. Regularly clean dust from outdoor unit.
audio device. 2. Repaint any rust colored areas on the
outdoor unit.

User notices Cleaning the indoor unit


1. Open the front cover and pull it out in
the direction indicated by the arrows.
• Do not aim the air current directly at
2. Wipe with a cloth slightly moistened
animals or plants.
with water or cleaner and then dry in the
• Disconnect the power if the unit is out of shade. Do not use water above 45°C or
service for extended periods. abrasive chemicals to wash the panel. This
• Clean the air filter and maintain the air could cause deformation or discoloration.
cleaner on a regular basis. 3. Close the front cover.
• Remove batteries if the remote
controller is out of service for long periods.
• Avoid strong sunlight and draw curtains
or shades when cooling.
• Keep windows and doors shut to avoid
the loss of conditioned air.
• Select the most appropriate
temperature to save energy. Keep the
room approximately 5°C cooler than the
outside temperature when operating in
COOL mode.

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Cleaning the indoor air filters
It is recommended that the air filters be
Troubleshooting
cleaned once every three weeks.
If a malfunction occurs, check the following before contacting your service center.
1. Open the front cover, take hold of the air
filter tab, move it upwards slightly, then Problems Troubleshooting
remove the filter by pulling it out.
2. Vacuum dust from the filters or wash Indoor unit does not start immediately Once the air-conditioner is stopped, it will not
them with water and dry them in the when the air-conditioner is switched on operate for approximately three minutes while
shade. the refrigerant settles down.
Note: Do not use water above 45°C to
wash the filters. It may cause deformation An unusual smell coming from the outlet This is usually temporary and caused by odors
or discoloration. after the unit begins operating concentrated in the air intake going into the air
3. Reinstall the filters and close the front
conditioner. If it continues, turn power off and
cover. contact your service center.

A sound like water flowing can be heard This is a normal sound caused by the refrigerant
Before a long period of inactivity
during operation flowing inside the unit.
Before the air conditioner is left unused for
a long period, please follow the following
instructions Mist is emitted during cooling mode This is normal. Conditioned air cools down the
1. Select the FAN only mode and let the air room air rapidly and it sometimes looks like fog.
conditioner dry out for some time.
2. Unplug the unit from the main. Creaking noise can be heard when the This is a temporary phenomenon caused by the
3. Take out the batteries from the remote unit starts or stops deformation of plastic due to the change in
controller. temperature. If it continues, contact your service
center.

The air conditioner does not operate at Please check for the following:
all 1. Is a power connection loose?
2. Is the circuit breaker activated?
3. Is the voltage higher than 253 volts or lower
than 198 volts?
4. Is TIMER ON in operation?

Cooling efficiency is not good Please check for the following:


4. Make sure the inner components of the 1. Is the set temperature suitable?
outdoor unit are checked and cleaned up. 2. Is the air inlet or outlet obstructed?
3. Are the air filters dirty or clogged?
After a long period of inactivity 4. Is the indoor fan speed set too low?
Before operating the air conditioner after a 5. Is there another heat source in the room?
long period, please check the inlet and
outlet of both indoor and outdoor unit. The wireless remote controller does not Please check for the following:
Should you detect any clogging, please function 1. Is the remote controller unit out of range (more
clean it up. than 8 meters from unit)?
2. Replace worn out batteries.
3. Are there any obstructions between the
remote controller and the signal receiver?

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Dripping water generated on the surface
of the indoor unit
This is normal in COOL mode in a high humidity
environment (normally higher than 80%). Adjust
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the louver to the maximum angle and select
HIGH fan speed.

Dust is blown out of the indoor unit This is normal when the air conditioner is Accessories and installation diagrams
operated for the first time or after a long period
of inactivity. Use only the accessories listed below for parts listed below are present before
the installation. Failure to do so may lead proceeding with the installation.
Automatic switch to FAN only mode from This is normal, since the compressor is switched to gas leakage, electric shock, a fire hazard
COOL mode off automatically whenever the indoor or other possible safety hazards. Check all
temperature reaches the desired temperature.
The compressor will restart when the indoor
temperature goes above the temperature Part GE AIR T12 GE AIR T17 GE AIR T21
setting.
Rear panel 1 1 1
Remote controller 1 1 1
Immediately switch off the unit, disconnect the power and contact your nearest service Battery (AAA type) 2 2 2
center should any of the following events happen:
Thermal insulation hose 1 1 1
• Unusual noise while the unit is operating • Water or fluid splashes into the unit Copper pipe, liquid (1/4”)* (1/4”) (3/8”)
• Power fuse or breaker switch repeatedly • Electrical wirings and power plug Copper pipe, gas (3/8”) (1/2”) (5/8”)
activates become very hot Cable, main power 1 (connected to 1 (connected to 1 (connected to
• An unpleasant smell is emitted during the indoor unit) the indoor unit) the indoor unit)
operation
Cable, between indoor and 1 (3x1.5mm*2, 1 (3x2.5mm*2, 1 (3x2.5mm*2,
outdoor power) power) power)
1 (1x0.75mm*2,
signal)

*Connecting pipes are not supplied with the product

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General installation instructions
IMPORTANT NOTES

• The installation must be carried out by • Installation in the following places


trained and qualified service personnel may cause malfunction:
according to the instructions - Any place where machine oil is used.
contained in this manual. - Any site with a lot of salinity.
- Any site with sulfured gas such as
• Contact your service center before hot springs.
beginning installation to avoid - Any site subject to high-frequency
possible malfunctions. waves such as places close to radio
equipment, welders and medical
• When picking up and moving the unit, equipment.
be guided by trained and qualified - Any place under strong
personnel. electromagnetic fields or in a
chemical environment.
• The ground connection of the air
conditioner must be made correctly • If the air-conditioner has to be
and securely to the recommended installed on such a site, contact your
earth ground points. Contact the service center for advice.
service center if you have any
question.

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Installing the indoor unit Table 1 Cables to be connected to indoor and outdoor units

Choose installation location Install the rear panel


1. The height of installation should be 2 1. Always mount the rear panel Model Cable between indoor and Main power cable
to 3 meters from the floor. horizontally. outdoor units
2. The air inlet and outlet of the indoor 2. Fix the rear panel on the selected
unit should not be covered or blocked location with the screws supplied with GE AIR T12 1 for power On indoor unit with plug
in any way so that the conditioned air the unit. (connected)
can reach all parts of the room. 3. Be sure the rear panel is firmly fixed.
3. Select a location, which enables easy The mounting must be able to GE AIR T17 1 for power On indoor unit with plug
connection with the outdoor unit. withstand a weight of at least 60 (connected)
Take into consideration the maximum kilograms. The weight should be
allowed length and height of piping. evenly shared by each screw. GE AIR T21 1 for power and 1 for signal On indoor unit without plug
This data is provided in the installation (connected)
data at the end of this manual.
4. Select a location where accumulated Electrical wiring
condensation can be drained In order to connect the connecting cable,
conveniently. refer to table 1 and table 2 below to
5. Avoid locations near a heat source, identify the required electrical wiring for
high humidity or an inflammable gas. your air conditioner and follow these
6. Select a location strong enough to instructions.
withstand the full weight and For the indoor unit, the connecting cables
vibration of the unit. are pre-connected. If re-connection is
7. The location should conform to the needed, please take the following steps.
installation dimension diagram. For the indoor unit, the connecting cables
8. Be sure to leave enough space to are pre-connected. If re-connection is
allow access for routine maintenance. needed, please take following steps.
9. Install at least 1 meter away from 1. Lift the indoor unit front cover.
other electric appliances such as 2. Unscrew and take out front case from
television, audio device, etc the chassis.
10. Choose a location where it is easy to 3. Reconnect the wires strictly based on
remove and clean the filter. the correspondence between the wire
11. Do not install the unit in the colors and the terminal block codes
immediate vicinity of a laundry, bath, as described in table 2.
shower or swimming pool. 4. Hold the connecting cable with the
12. The power plug must be accessible wire clamp. Then, re-assemble the lid
after the appliance is correctly of terminal block back to the front
positioned. case.
5. Close the front cover.

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Table 2 Cable connection between indoor and outdoor units NOTES:

Model Indoor unit Cable Outdoor unit 1. All electrical work must be
1 brown brown 1 performed by qualified personnel
Terminal Terminal according to local regulations and
GE AIR T12 2(N) blue Power blue 2
block block
ground yellow/green yellow/green ground this manual.
2. The exclusive power line with rated
ground yellow/green brown 1 voltage must be used.
Terminal
1 brown Power blue 2
block
3. Circuit breaker must be installed
Terminal
2 blue yellow/green ground between the air-conditioner and the
GE AIR T17
block 4 power line.
5 4. Make sure the specified circuit
N breaker is used.
L 5. If the power supply cord of the unit
is damaged, it must be replaced with
ground yellow/green brown 1
1 brown blue 2
Terminal a special cord available from the
Power
2 blue yellow/green ground
block manufacturer or its service agent.
Terminal
4
6. The diameter of the power
block connecting cable must be equal to
GE AIR T21 5
N or exceed the specified value to
L operate the air conditioner safely.
7. Wiring work must conform to
Plastic Plastic
1 brown Signal brown 1 national standards.
connector connector

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Install the piping hole
1. Make the piping hole Ø80 mm in the
4. Make sure the maximum length and
height falls within the limits
Installing the outdoor unit
wall at a slight downwards slant. provided in the installation data at
2. Insert the piping hole sleeve into the the end of this manual.
Choose installation location Table 3
1. Select a location where noise and
hole to prevent the connection piping 5. Leakage will occur if the torque is Pipe diameter (mm) Torque (Nm)
outflow air will not inconvenience
and wiring from being damaged while too great when tightening the flare
neighbors. 6,35 15-20
passing through the hole. nuts. Refer to table 3 on page 21 to
2. Select a location with sufficient 9,52 31-35
identify the appropriate torque.
ventilation.
Install the connection pipes 12,7 50-55
3. The inlet and outlet should never be
1. When routing the piping and wiring Install the drain hose
blocked or covered. 15,8 60-65
from the left or right side of the indoor 1. Place the drain hose at a downward
4. The location should be able to
unit, cut out the tailings from the slant for optimal drainage.
withstand the full weight and Electrical wiring connection
chassis if necessary (shown in Fig. 1). 2. Do not wrench or bend the drain hose
vibration of the unit. Refer to table 1 and table 2 to identify the
Cut out tailing 1 when routing wiring or flood the end with water.
5. Avoid installation in any area where a required electrical wiring for your air-
only. Cut out tailing 2 when routing
danger of flammable gas or of conditioner.
both the wiring and piping. Last steps for installing the indoor unit
corrosive gas leaks exists.
2. Connect the pipes with the 1. Wrap the piping and wiring and pull
6. Ensure that the installation location 1. Remove the wiring cover.
appropriate union pipes on the indoor them through the cut out tailing hole
conforms to the requirements of the 2. Remove wire clamp(s).
unit. as shown in Fig. 2.
installation dimension diagram. 3. Connect the wires to the terminal
3. Cover piping joints with pipe cover. 2. Lift the surface panel of the indoor
4. Insulate piping with thermal insulation unit and install the air cleaners. block strictly based on the
Install the connection pipe correspondence between the wire
hose provided with the unit. 3. Pull the piping through the connection
1. Align the center of the piping flare colors and the terminal block codes
pipe hole and hang the two mounting
with the relevant valve. provided in table 2. Clamp the
slots of the indoor unit on the proper
2. Fasten the nut to the flare by hand connected cord onto the chassis.
Fig. 1 tabs of the rear panel and check that
and then tighten the nut with torque 4. Make sure each wire is connected to
it is mounted strong enough.
wrench to specifications listed in table the right terminal pin of the outdoor
below. Refer to Fig. 3. terminal block and corresponds to the
3. Cover piping joints with pipe cover. right terminal pin of the indoor unit.
4. Insulate piping with thermal insulation 5. Make sure that the wiring has been
hose provided with the unit. connected firmly.
6. Re-assemble cover.
Note: excessive tightening torque will
damage the flare surface. Use table 3 to NOTE:
identify the appropriate torque. • Wrong wire connections will cause
electrical malfunction.
• Do not pull down the connecting cable
Fig. 3 when fixing it with the wire clamp.
Fig. 2 • Make sure the wires are securely
NOTE: connected to the terminal block and the
1. The connection pipes should be outer cable sheath (not the individually
connected to the indoor unit first colored wires) is firmly held by the wire
and the outdoor unit second. clamp.
2. Be careful when bending the
connection pipes so as not to
damage them.
3. Do not bend a connection pipe more
than three times in the same CORRECT ( O ) INCORRECT ( X )
location.

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Air purging and leakage test
This procedure requires a manifold valve
Test operation and after installation check
and a vacuum pump.
Before testing:
1. Do not turn power on until installation
1. Make sure the liquid side valve and
is completely finished.
gas side valve are set to the closed
2. Electric wiring must be connected
position and check pipes are
correctly and securely.
connected properly.
3. Open all cut-off valves on the
2. Remove service port nut and connect
connection pipes.
manifold valve to the service port of
4. All impurities and debris such as
the 3-way valve using a charge hose.
scraps and filings must be cleared
3. Connect manifold valve to the
from the unit.
vacuum pump using another charge
hose.
Test operation method:
4. Fully open handle Lo on the manifold
valve and run the vacuum pump.
1. Test with remote controller
5. Loosen the flare nut of the outdoor
unit 3-way valve and check that air
a. Switch power on and press ON/OFF
penetrates. If air does not penetrate,
button on the remote controller.
check charge hose is firmly
connected to the service port. Tighten
b. Press mode button on the remote
the flare nut.
controller and check the operation
6. Evacuate the circuit for about 15
of AUTO, COOL, DRY and FAN
minutes with the vacuum pump. Make
modes.
sure compound pressure gauge reads
minus 760 mm Hg.
2. If the remote control cannot be used,
7. When evacuation is complete fully
employ the following forced
close handle Lo on manifold valve.
operation:
Then stop vacuum pump and
- With the unit stopped, lift the front
disconnect it.
cover and press the AUTO SWITCH
8. First open the liquid side valve
on the right hand side.
completely then 30 seconds after
- The unit will automatically run in
open the gas side valve fully.
the mode selected by the
9. Check connections are not leaking
microcomputer according to the
using soapy water or a special leak
surrounding temperature.
spray. Bubbles indicate leak.
- With the unit running, press the
button to turn the unit off.

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Routine check after installation Installation data

What to check Possible consequence Notes Model GE AIR T12 GE AIR T17 GE AIR T21

Has the unit been fixed firmly in place? The unit may drop, shake or emit noise
Heating yes yes yes
Has the refrigerant leakage test been done? Reduced capacity
Is heat insulation sufficient? Condensation and dripping Power connected to indoor unit indoor unit indoor unit
Does the unit drain well? Condensation and dripping
Is the voltage in accordance with the rated Electrical malfunction or damaged Voltage (V) / Frequency (Hz) 220-240 / 50 220-240 / 50 220-240 / 50
voltage marked on the nameplate? components
Is the electrical wiring and piping connection Electrical malfunction or damaged Refrigerant and charge R22 0.72kg R22 1.52kg R22 1.78kg
installed correctly and securely? components
Has the ground connection been made Electrical leakage, shock Refrigerant per extra meter 20 30 30
securely to recommended earth ground of pipe (g)
points?
Is the power cord as specified? Electrical malfunction or damaged Connection pipe diameter – 1/4" 1/4" 3/8"
components liquid (inch)
Are the air inlet and outlet blocked? Reduced capacity
Has the length of the connection pipe and Reduced capacity Connection pipe diameter – 3/8" 1/2" 5/8"
the thermal capacity been verified? gas (inch)

Connection pipes – 5 5 5
standard length (m)

Technical specification Connection pipes –


maximum length (m)
7 8 8

Working temperature range in °C (dry bulb / wet bulb temperatures) Connection pipes – 20 20 20
maximum length with extra
charge (m)
Indoor unit Outdoor unit
Connection pipes – 5 5 5
Maximum cooling 32 / 23 52 / 31 maximum height (m)

Minimum cooling 21 / 15 21 / - Climate rating T3 T3 T3

Net weight – indoor unit (kg) 9.5 15 15

Unit dimensions – indoor 745 x 250 x 210 1095 x 312 x 225 1095 x 312 x 225
unit (mm) – wxhxd

Net weight – outdoor unit 36 51 53


(kg)

Unit dimensions – outdoor 830 x 550 x 320 850 x 690 x 370 850 x 690 x 370
unit (mm) – wxhxd

All the above information may be changed without notice.

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