ZANKER KRT 260 W User Manual

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This canopy hood is designed to be fixed to any rigid vertical surface, over a gas or electric hotplate
and can be used either in the extraction mode (ducted to the outside) or in the recircu-lation mode
(internal recycling). All cookers hood perform better when used in evacuation mode. During winter
time it may be convenient to use the hood in the recycling mode to avoid heat loss from the kitchen.
Before starting the installation, consideration should be given to the difficulties to be found
during installation. The installation work must be undertaken by a qualified and competent
person in conformity to the rules concerning the evacuation of contaminated air.
The manufacturer disclaims all liability for any damage or injury caused as a result of not
following the instructions for installation contained in the following text.


1.1 - When used in the extraction mode, the cooker hood ducting must not be connected to a flue

which is used for exhausting fumes from appliances supplied with energy other than electric,
such as a central heating flue or water heating flue.

1.2 - Before connecting to the mains supply ensure that the mains voltage corresponds with the

voltage on the rating plate inside the hood.

1.3 - Connect the cooker hood to the mains via a bipolar switch which has 3mm clearance between

the contacts.

1.4 - For cooker hoods featuring an earth cable, make sure the electric plant of your house is cor-

rectly earthed.

1.5 - Appliance in class II are provided with a double insulation; therefore do not connect then

through earthed plugs but through simple bipolar plugs.

1.6 - When installed, the hood must be positioned at least 65cm above the hotplate.
1.7 - Never do flambé cooking under this cooker hood.
1.8 - Never leave frying pans unattended during use as overheated fat and oil may catch fire.
1.9 - Before carrying out any kind of maintenance or cleaning, disconnect the hood from the mains


1.10 - If the room where the cooker hood is to be used contains a fuel burning appliance such as a

central heating boiler then this must be of the room sealed or balanced flue type. If other types
of flue or appliance are fitted, ensure that there is an adequate supply of air into the room.
When the cooker hood is used in conjunction with appliances supplied with energy other than
electric, the negative pressure in the room must not exceed 0,04 mbar to prevent fumes being
drawn back into the room by the cooker hood.


Some installation systems require the opening and removal of the metal grille panel.

2.1 - Instructions for opening and removing the metal grille panel

To open the grille panel, press inwardly on the two slider catches at each side of the grille panel and
the grille will pivot down.
To remove the metal grille, pull forward on the right hand side so that the hinge pin on the back of
the grille will be released from the slot in the side of the casing.

2.2 - Wall cabinet fixing

a - Predrilled wall cabinet: fix the hood onto the wall cabinet base panel using the four screws 4.2
x 45 mm (supplied with the fixing kit).
It is not necessary to open the metal grille.
b - No predrilled wall cabinet:

b.1 - If the hood is provided with a paper fixing template, follow the instructions.
b.2 - If the hood is not provided with a paper fixing template, position the hood on the wall

cabinet base panel and pilot drill the 3.5 x 16 mm screws (not supplied with the fixing kit)
from the inside onto the wood.