z Drying Inside
z Air Filter and Washable
Photocatalytic Filter
z Easy Dehumidifying · Laundry

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z Recommended Ways of Using the
Unit Depending on Purpose ·········· 2
z Frequently Asked Questions ········· 3
z Precautions ····································· 4
z Warnings ········································· 6
z Tips on Dehumidifying··················· 6
Unit/Control Panel/LCD Panel
(Low Temperature/Defrost/High Humidity)
z Things to Be Aware of ·················· 10
To turn ON/To turn OFF
Reading the humidity display/Tank full lamp
z Easy Operation ····························· 13
z Setting Modes ······························· 14
z Swing Louvre Function ················ 16
z Drying Inside ································ 17
z Using the Timer ···························· 18
OFF timer operation/ON timer operation
z Using the Child Lock ···················· 20
z Carrying the Unit ·························· 20
z Continuous Drainage ··················· 22
z Maintenance ·································· 23
z Storage and Disposal ··················· 25
z Troubleshooting ··························· 26
z Specifications ················ Back cover
z In order to ensure correct usage, please read
this instruction manual carefully and retain it
for future reference.
z Before accepting the Warranty at the time of
purchase, please make sure that the date of
purchase, place of purchase and other items
are correctly filled in the form.


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Summary of Contents for Mitsubishi Electric MJ-E16VX-A1

  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    DEHUMIDIFIER MODEL MJ-E16VX-A1 INSTRUCTION MANUAL Table of Contents page Features z Recommended Ways of Using the z Drying Inside Unit Depending on Purpose ·········· 2 z Air Filter and Washable z Frequently Asked Questions ········· 3 z Precautions ····································· 4 Photocatalytic Filter z Warnings ·········································...
  • Page 2: Unit Depending On Purpose

    Recommended Ways of Using the Unit Depending Combine operating mode and swing louvre function to get optimum results. Drying Lowering room humidity Preventing mold/ laundry When you don’t When you don’t When you want to When To prevent want to hang know what set the humidity condensation...
  • Page 3: Frequently Asked Questions

    on Purpose Frequently Asked Questions Why does the dehumidifier seem to collect less water in winter? To clean condensation the air A. Are the temperature and humidity low? When the temperature and humidity are To keep the inside There is no need for low, the amount of water collected is of closets and dehumidification, but you...
  • Page 4: Precautions

    Precautions The following diagrams indicate circumstances where Meanings of the graphic symbols used in this manual and on danger can result from mishandling the unit. the unit are explained below. Always WARNING CAUTION Do not follow the Forbidden disassemble instructions Mishandling may result in Mishandling may result in Do not...
  • Page 5 CAUTION Do not cover the front or side Do not use the unit in places that may be subject to oil or air intakes or the air outlet flammable gas leakage. with cloth, curtain, etc. Such a leak around the unit may cause This results in poor ventilation and combustion and fire.
  • Page 6: Warnings

    Precautions (Cont.) Tips on Dehumidifying CAUTION Drain the water tank before use When draining water continuously or left unattended for long periods, Refrain from opening inspect the unit every two doors/windows during operation weeks. Do not allow debris to clog the filter/hose as this may cause Drying laundry indoors overheating/leakage.
  • Page 7: Names And Functions Of Parts

    Names and Functions of Parts Front Control panel Washable photocatalytic filter 24·25 (hereafter: photocatalytic filter) (see box below for discussion) Supplied with unit. Fit before use. Pre-filter Air filter performance testing facility Japan Spinners Inspecting Foundation (tested under JIS L 1902 standards) Front panel Front air intake Do not block.
  • Page 8 Names and Functions of Parts (Cont.) Control Panel z Lamp z Mode button z Swing louvre button Current mode lights. For switching from one Sets swing louvre operating mode to another. z Selection button direction or locks it into position. z Humidity selection Switches modes.
  • Page 9 z Mildew guard elite lamp Flashes when drying inside in progress. z Mildew guard elite button Activate/deactivates drying inside. z Air purifier lamp Lights during air purifier-only operation. z Air purifier button Switches to air purifier-only operation. z Power lamp Lights when unit is ON.
  • Page 10: Things To Be Aware Of

    Things to Be Aware of Before Using Your Fitting the Room temperature may rise 2-4°C photocatalytic filter during operation The dehumidifier does not have a cooler function. The photocatalytic filter is supplied with the unit at Due to heat produced during operation, the room temperature may rise 2–4°C.
  • Page 11 Dehumidifier Inserting the water Plug the power cord tank correctly into the power socket Tank Lid Use a 230-240V AC Open the front door. power socket only. Confirm that the lid is securely attached to the water tank. Push the tank in. ...
  • Page 12: Turning The Unit On And Off

    Turning the Unit ON and OFF To turn ON Press Reading the humidity display z Power lamp lights. z The mode is displayed. CURRENT indicates the Example z The louvre opens automatically. current humidity. Current humidity range is between 30–80%. To start dehumidifying, select the desired mode.
  • Page 13: Easy Operation

    Easy Operation The unit automatically monitors room temperature/humidity alleviating the necessity to make minor adjustments. Use EASY DEHUMIDIFYING for dehumidifying a room and LAUNDRY for drying clothes. Changes with every press Press  Selected mode lamp lights.  EASY DEHUMIDIFYING ...
  • Page 14: Setting Modes

    Setting Modes LOW, MILDEW GUARD and LOW TEMP LOW mode is for when you want to leave the dehumidifier on. MILDEW GUARD mode suppresses mildew growth. LOW TEMP mode is for preventing condensation or when the room temperature is low. Changes with every press Press ...
  • Page 15: Air Purifier

    AUTO AIR PURIFIER When you want to set the humidity level. To operate only the air purifier. Press Press  Air purifier lamp lights.  Frame appears around AUTO. The MODE button can also be used to select To return to the previous mode, press the air AUTO.
  • Page 16: Swing Louvre Function

    Swing Louvre Function (how to read the swing monitor) The louvre can be made to swing. Select from the 4 possible settings to suit the purpose. Stop swing operation WIDE With each press Press of the button  Starts swing operation. UPWARD ...
  • Page 17: Drying Inside

    Drying Inside The inside of the unit can be dried to suppress mildew growth on the cooler. On days the dehumidifier is used, drying inside is recommended. Automatic operation Manual operation To activate drying inside after every use. To activate drying inside by pressing a button. Press Press while the unit is on...
  • Page 18: Using The Timer

    Using the Timer OFF timer operation The OFF timer can be set for 1 to 9 hours. Set the timer when the power is switched on. To set To cancel Switch the power on. <When you want to turn the unit off>...
  • Page 19 ON timer operation The ON timer can be set for 1 to 9 hours. Set the timer when the power is switched off. To set The following is an example of a display indicating AUTO dehumidifying (set to 60%), swing set to Switch the power off.
  • Page 20: Using The Child Lock

    Using the Child Lock Carrying the Unit To lock Pull the handle out, and grasp with a firm grip Press for 3 or more seconds. z The child lock indicator The child lock is switched off when the power cord is unplugged. When the child lock is activated, the other buttons are inoperable.
  • Page 21: Removing Water From The Tank

    Removing Water from the Tank The unit automatically shuts down and lights the Tank full lamp when the tank (approximately 4 L) is full. Empty the tank. Remove the tank lid, and empty. Remove the water tank. Tank lid Open the front door.
  • Page 22: Continuous Drainage

    Continuous Drainage If a drain is available, the unit can continuously drain excess water by attaching a commercially available hose (internal diameter 15 mm). The unit can be operated for extensive periods without the need to empty the water tank. CAUTION z Commercially available hose (ID 15 mm) Long enough to reach the drain.
  • Page 23: Maintenance

    Maintenance Do not use detergents, cleaning agents for heat exchange equipment, abrasive powders, chemically treated dusters, gasoline, benzene, thinners or other solvents, as they can damage the unit or the water tank, which may result in leakage. Cleaning Once every two weeks Water tank •...
  • Page 24 Maintenance (Cont.) Once every three months Photocatalytic filter Soaking the filter in water, and leaving it to dry in the sun renews the performance and prolongs service life. Perform this every three months. Remove the front panel and Dry the photocatalytic filter. pre-filter.
  • Page 25: Replacing The Air Purifying Filter

    Replacing the Air Storage and Purifying Filter Disposal The air purifying filter is disposable. Make sure to replace the filter when it becomes dirty. Storage After switching the unit off, leave for one day until any water inside has had time to run off, then carry out the Replacing the photocatalytic filter following steps.
  • Page 26: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting z For the symptoms listed below, refer to the remedies listed right. Symptom Cause/Remedy z Dehumidified air passes through heating coils causing it to warm The unit blows warm air (this unit is not a cooler). This is not a malfunction. z Check to see if the temperature/humidity is low.
  • Page 27 Symptom Cause/Remedy z Check to see if the unit is on a slope or uneven surface. → Move to a sturdy even surface. The operating z Check to see if the pre-filter is clogged. noise is loud/ → Clean according to the maintenance procedures. reverberates z Operating the unit in small rooms or in tight spaces sometimes causes the sound to reverberate.
  • Page 28: Specifications

    Specifications Model MJ-E16VX-A1 Power supply Single phase 230-240 V, 50 Hz Dehumidifying capacity 16 L/day Power consumption 275 W Water tank capacity Stops automatically at approx. 4.0 L Weight 11.7 kg Dimensions (h × w × d) 570 mm × 384 mm × 187 mm The dehumidifying capacity is a value obtained when the dehumidifier is continuously run at a room temperature of 30°C and humidity of 80%.

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