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Sharp FP-FM40A Operation Manual

Air purifier with mosquito catcher
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"Plasmacluster" and "Device of a cluster of grapes" are
trademarks of Sharp Corporation.
*The number in this technology mark indicates an
approximate number of ions supplied into air of 1 cm
which is measured around the center of a room with
the "high-density plasmacluster 7000" applicable floor
area (at 1.2 m height above the floor) at the medium
wind volume in air purifying mode, when an air purifier
using the high-density plasmacluster ion evolving
device is placed close to a wall. This product is
equipped with a device corresponding to this capacity.
Free standing type
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  Summary of Contents for Sharp FP-FM40A

  • Page 1: Operation Manual

    WITH MOSQUITO CATCHER OPERATION MANUAL “Plasmacluster” and “Device of a cluster of grapes” are trademarks of Sharp Corporation. *The number in this technology mark indicates an approximate number of ions supplied into air of 1 cm which is measured around the center of a room with the “high-density plasmacluster 7000”...
  • Page 2 Please read before operating your new Air Purifi er The air purifi er draws in room air from the air intake, passes the air through a Pre- Filter, an Active Carbon Deodorizing Filter and a HEPA Filter inside of the unit, then discharges the air through the air outlet. The HEPA Filter can remove 99.97% of dust particles as small as 0.3 microns that pass through the fi lter.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    , powerful airflow and suction, and catches the mosquito by powerful glue sheet. Thank you for purchasing the SHARP Air Purifier. Please read this manual carefully. Before using this product, be sure to read the section: “Important Safety Instructions.”...
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    • Be cautious when cleaning the unit. Corrosive cleansers may damage the exterior. • Only a Sharp Authorized Service Centre should service this air purifier. Contact the nearest Service Centre for any problems, adjustments, or repairs. • This appliance is not intended for use by persons(including children) with reduced phys-...
  • Page 5: Cautions Concerning Operation

    CAUTIONS CONCERNING OPERATION • Do not block the air intake and/or air outlet. • Do not use the unit near or on hot objects, such as stoves or heaters or where it may come into contact with steam. • Do not lay the unit down when using. • Always hold the handle at the back of the unit when moving it.
  • Page 6: Part Names

    PART NAMES FRONT PLASMACLUSTER SIGN DUST SIGN Blue Plasmacluster ON Indicates the air purity of the room Plasmacluster OFF in 3 levels with color changes. Green Clean Orange Dirty MODE Button / MODE Indicator Light (green) / Main Unit Plasmacluster Ion ON/OFF Button (Press 3sec.) CLEAN ION SHOWER Button / Air Outlet CLEAN ION SHOWER Indicator Light (green) / Light ON/OFF Button (Press 3sec.) CATCH Lamp (blue)
  • Page 7 BACK INCLUDED • Glue Sheet : 1unit • Glue Sheet Operation Manual X 2 SETS • Glue Sheet Date Label UV Light Date Label Magnet Sensor Magnet Dust sensor / Dust sensor Filter Upper Hooks HEPA Filter Bottom Hooks Active Carbon Deodorizing Filter Power Cord Pre-Filter Plug (Shape of plug depends on country.) Pre-Filter Tabs Handles Catch panel...
  • Page 8: Filter And Glue Sheet Installation

    FILTER AND GLUE SHEET INSTALLATION To maintain the quality of the filter and Glue Sheet, it is installed in the main unit and packed in plastic bag. Be sure to remove the filter and Glue Sheet from the plastic bag before using the unit. Hold upper part of Active Carbon Remove the Catch Panel from Deodorizing Filter, covering the underpart. upper part of HEPA Filter, and set Hold the tabs of Pre-filter, lift it HEPA Filter and remove it from its under-...
  • Page 9 Be sure to remove the power plug from the wall outlet. Remove the plastic bag and take Hang the Glue Sheet on Upper out the Glue Sheet. Hooks and then insert into ・Keep the additional Glue Sheet Bottom Hooks. away from direct sunlight and lay it fl at with glue side face up. Fill in the usage start date on the Glue Sheet Date Label.
  • Page 10: Operation

    OPERATION CLEAN AIR START STOP • Select the desired fan speed. • Unless the power cord has been unplugged, the operation starts in the previous mode it was operated in. CLEAN ION SHOWER Releases high-density Plasmacluster ions and discharges strong air flow for 60 minutes. START NOTE •...
  • Page 11 When Catch Panel comes off, UV light is turned off automatically by Magnet sensor. Check whether catch panel is properly attached. UV LIGHT When UV LIGHT lamp is flashing, UV Light has failed. Contact the service center authorized by Sharp. flashing GLUE SHEET lamp flashing Press 3 seconds •...
  • Page 12: Useful Functions

    USEFUL FUNCTIONS Light Control You can set the DUST/PLASMACLUSTER SIGN to OFF when they are lighting up. NOTE • When the unit starts operation, the DUST/PLASMACLUSTER SIGN always lights. more than 3 sec. more than 3 sec. • In SLEEP mode, Light Control button doesn’t operate.
  • Page 13: Adjustment Of Sensor Detection Sensitivity

    ADJUSTMENT OF SENSOR DETECTION SENSITIVITY Set to “Low” if the DUST SIGN is constantly red to reduce sensitivity, and set to “High” if the DUST SIGN is constantly green to increase sensitivity. NOTE High more than 3 sec. • If the power OFF Button is not pressed within 8 seconds of (with the unit OFF) adjusting sensor sensitivity,...
  • Page 14: Care And Maintenance

    CARE AND MAINTENANCE To maintain optimum performance of this air purifier, please clean the unit including the filter periodically. Be sure to disconnect the power cord from the wall outlet before performing any maintenance. UNIT Wipe with a dry, soft cloth For stubborn stains or dirt, use a soft cloth dampened with warm water.
  • Page 15 Be sure to remove the power plug from the wall outlet. FILTERS Gently remove dust from HEPA FILTER with a vacuum HEPA Filter cleaner attachment or similar tool. CAUTION • Do not WASH in water and DRY in the sun. •...
  • Page 16: Replacement Guidelines

    REPLACEMENT GUIDELINES FILTER REPLACEMENT GUIDELINES Replacement timing About 2 years after operating Do not wash and reuse the filter The filter life and replacement period are based on the condition of smoking 5 cigarettes per day and the dust collection power and deodorizing capacity are reduced by half compared with that of new filter.
  • Page 17 Be sure to remove the power plug from the wall outlet. GLUE SHEET REPLACEMENT GUIDELINES Replacement timing About 3 months after plugging into socket REPLACING THE GLUE SHEET Replacement Glue Sheet See page E-7 for directions on how to Model : FZ-40STSA install the Glue Sheet when replacing.
  • Page 18: Troubleshooting

    Panel comes off or is not properly set, UV light is automatically turned off by Magnet Sensor. Please confirm whether catch panel is properly attached. UV LIGHT lamp is flashing. UV Light has failed. Please call the service center authorized by Sharp. E-16 OM_FP-FM40A_EN.indd 16 16/07/04 13:09...
  • Page 19: Specifications

    SYMPTOM REMEDY (not a malfunction) GLUE SHEET Lamp is flashing Peel off one layer or exchange a new Glue Sheet set when all layers have been used. Then, press the Mosquito Catcher button for 3 sec. No mosquitoes are collected on the •...
  • Page 20 SHARP CORPORATION OSAKA, JAPAN Printed in Thailand TINS-A957KKRZ 16F- TH OM_FP-FM40A_EN.indd 18 16/07/04 13:09...