Care and maintenance, Humidifying filter – Sharp Air Purifier with Humidifying Function KC-830U User Manual
Frequency of maintenance cycle will depend on the hardness or the impurities of the water that
you use; the harder the water the more often descaling will be necessary.
Pay attention not to spill water when cleaning the fi lter.
Remove the Water Tank and
Remove the Humidifying filter
from the Humidifying Tray.
Avoid spilling water from the Humidifying
Preparing the descaling solu-
Citric acid, available at some drugstores,
or 100 % bottled lemon juice are used for
descaling. Choose either one to use, and
prepare the descaling solution.
<For using citric acid>
Dissolve 3 teaspoons of citric acid and 2
1/2 cups of lukewarm water in a suitable
container, and stir well.
<For using lemon juice>
100 % bottled lemon juice can be used
for descaling. Use only 100 % bottled
lemon juice with no pulp (strain juice if
necessary). Combine 1/4 cup lemon juice
and 3 cups of lukewarm water in a con-
tainer large enough to hold the Humidify-
ing fi lter and stir well.
When using lemon juice, it is recommend-
ed to pre-soak longer than citric acid.
Rinse the Humidifying fi lter re-
peatedly with lukewarm water
to remove all the solution resi-
Inadequate rinsing may cause odor and
affect the performance and/or appear-
ance of the unit.
* Do not scrub the Hu-
midifying filter, rinse
gently under lukewarm
Attach the Humidifying fi lter to
the Humidifying Tray, and re-
place the Humidifying Tray in
•The Humidifying filter does not need
t o b e o r i e n t e d i n a n y p a r t i c u l a r
Plug in the unit, turn power
ON, and press the Filter Reset
Button on the display for more
than 3 seconds to reset.
Once a month or when the Filter Indicator Light is on.
Pre-soak the Humidifying filter
in the solution for 30 minutes
CARE AND MAINTENANCE
You may notice reddish-brown or
white deposits forming on the surface
of the Humidifying fi lter. These impuri-
ties (calcium, etc.) are due to the im-
purities contained in tap water; this is
not a defect. Replace the Humidifying
fi lter when it is covered completely in
•When not using
the unit for a long
period of time,
dry the Humidi-
fying filter com-
p l e t e l y b e f o r e
When cleaning the unit, be sure to fi rst unplug the power cord, and never handle the plug with
wet hands. Electrical shock and/or bodily injury may occur as a result.