English Español Before operating this unit, please read these instructions completely. Antes de utilizar esta unidad, lea compleatamente estas instrucciones y guárdelas para referencia futura. Operating Instructions Instrucciones de Uso Household Massage Lounger Sillón de Masaje Doméstico Model No./Nº de Modelo EP1285...
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Basic precautions should always be followed when using an electrical unit, including the following. Please ensure that you read all instructions before using the Household Massage Lounger. DANGER – To reduce the risk of electric shock: 1. Always unplug this unit from the electrical outlet immediately after using and before cleaning. WARNING –...
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS WARNING: To avoid the risk of injury: 1. Persons with any of the conditions listed below or who are undergoing medical treatment or suffer from medical conditions should consult with their physicians before using the unit: a) Pregnant women, people who are ill, in poor physical shape. b) People suffering from back, neck, shoulder, or hip pain.
11. Do not sit on the chair with wet body or hair. 12. The unit must not be used in “wet rooms” (sauna, swimming pool) or outdoors. 13. Do not attempt to open or disassemble any part of the unit. Only use an authorized Panasonic servicer to fix your unit.
GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS This product must be grounded. If it should malfunction or break down, grounding provides a path of least resistance for electric current to reduce the risk of electric shock. This product is equipped with a cord having an equipment-grounding conductor and a grounding plug. The plug must be plugged into an appropriate outlet that is properly installed and grounded in accordance with all local codes and ordinances.
PART NAMES AND FUNCTIONS MASSAGE LOUNGER 1 Pillow Velcroes 2 Armrest 3 Controller Holder • On both the left and right side. 4 Legrest Slide Lever • Extendable length to approx. 5 in. (12 cm) 5 Legrest 6 Leg/Sole massage section • Includes an air massage function. 7 Pillow • For use when watching TV or just relaxing.
CONTROLLER Cover Closed Cover Opened Lower Body Massage Air Pressure: Strong: Medium: Approx. 20.0 kPa Reclining Angle: Backrest: Approx. 120° – 170° Legrest: Approx. 0° – 75° Automatic Shut-Off: Approx. 15 min. for both upper and lower body (Approx. 5 minutes for the quick massage) Dimensions When not reclined.
SETTING UP THE UNIT WHERE TO USE THE UNIT Keep at least 3.9 (10 cm) away from the wall. Approx. 76.8 (195 cm) Width approx. 27.5 (70 cm) Approx. 13.8 (35 cm) Area where legrest Area where unit could touch the floor touches the floor 1 UNPACK THE UNIT AND RAISE THE BACKREST CAUTION • When raising the backrest, be careful not to cause hands or feet to become caught between the backrest and the backrest latch or the backrest and the armrests. Failure to follow this precaution may result in injury. 2 INSPECT CONTENTS OF SHIPPING CONTAINER Massage Lounger Pillow Armrests — 2 • Avoid places where the unit will be exposed to direct sunlight for long periods of time or places where it will be exposed to high temperatures, such as in front of a heater, etc., as this can cause discoloration or hardening of the leather.
3 HOW TO MOVE THE UNIT Using the wheels to move the unit • Grasp the legrest to move the unit when using the wheels. • It is easier to move the unit with the massage heads retracted and the backrest in the upright position. * Place a mat or cloth on the floor and move the unit slowly to prevent floor damage.
5 FIX THE CONTROLLER CORD Use the controller cord velcroes to secure the cord, leaving approximately 18 in. (45 cm) of free wire. * Confirm that there is a margin for the controller cord length when the backrest is reclined. (The illustration shows that the cord is attached to the right armrest.) Approx. 18 (45 cm) 6 ATTACHING THE BACK CUSHION AND PILLOW FOLDING THE BACKREST FORWARD (REPACKING) CAUTION • Keep hands, feet, children, objects, etc., clear of openings on the unit, including seat, armrests and legrest; gaps between the unit and the floor; and the backrest’s range of movement when being folded forward.
BEFORE USING THE UNIT 1 CHECK THE SURROUNDING AREA 2 POWERING UP THE UNIT See Warning No. 8 on page 1. Make sure the power plug is functional. • Make sure the power plug is undamaged. Make sure the power plug is free of foreign matter and debris. Plug the power plug into an electrical outlet. Verify that the lock switch key is turned to the “open” position. • If in “lock” position, turn the lock switch key to “open”. Slide the power switch to the “on” position.
5 ADJUSTING THE RECLINING ANGLE Press and to adjust the angle of the backrest and legrest. • With the button held down, movement will continue until a “beep-beep-beep” sound indicates the backrest has been raised or lowered as far as possible. • The legrest will start to move shortly after the backrest. Approx. 75˚...
USING PRE-PROGRAMS AND QUICK MASSAGE About the Time Indicator • Displays remaining massage time via flashing LED. Time Remaining • Starts counting down from 15 minutes in increments of approximately 3 minutes. Approx. 15 min. • Flashing speeds up one minute before end of massage. Approx.
Persons whose height is less than 4.5 ft. (140 cm) or more than 6.0 ft. (185 cm) are recommended to use the unit in the manner described below when the massage heads do not touch their shoulders. Height is around 4.5 ft. (140 cm) or less Use by placing a cushion on the seat and sitting as far back as possible.
MANUAL OPERATION FOR THE UPPER BODY Massage Actions Knead Swedish Feels like the fingers and Feels like a two palms gliding thumbs of two hands over the skin as they squeezing in unison as they rhythmically knead the carefully work their way muscles beneath. upwards to loosen stiffness.
Combining Massages • It is possible to combine massage types. • It is not possible to combine massage types in the same category. E.g. 1 Adding Tap when Knead is selected. E.g. 2 Adding Full Roll to the selection. E.g. 3 Deselecting Full Roll. NOTE: •...
MANUAL OPERATION FOR THE LEG Adjust the angle and length of the legrest before starting a massage. (See Page 11) Description of Leg Massage/Stretch Leg massage A bottom-to-top squeezing action slowly relaxes and softens to comfortably alleviate tired, swollen legs. Leg stretch Lowered to approx. 15˚ After the legs have been grasped by the airbags, they are slowly stretched as the legrest lowers to a 15°...
AFTER COMPLETING THE MASSAGE RETURN THE SEAT TO THE ORIGINAL POSITION Check that there is nothing in the vicinity of the backrest or the legrest. Return the legrest to the original position. • Pull the legrest slide lever back. Press the OFF/ON button twice. • The backrest and legrest will automatically return to their original positions. The backrest and the legrest can be returned with the reclining button. (See Page 11) Place the controller in its holder.
TROUBLESHOOTING Problem Cause and Remedy Motor Noises • It sounds and feels like the massage heads are straining to get over wrinkles in the cloth. • The motor groans when it comes under load. • There is excessive noise during Tapping. (The noise is greater at the top of the unit.) •...
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