Mounting the controller, Looking after the controller, Using your controller – Xpelair FR22-30 User Manual
Page 5: Remove the cover and mounting frame, Mounting the wall box, Wire the controller electrical connections, Connect to power supply, Cleaning, Operating the controller
Remove the Cover and Mounting Frame
Eye protection must be worn during all
drilling & chiselling operations.
Check there are no buried Pipes or Cables
in the wall or obstructions on the outside
e.g. Electricity, Gas, Water.
Mounting the Wall Box
If surface mounting
1 Insert suitable glands into the knockouts.
2 Feed both cables through the glands.
3 Fix the Wall Box and Plastic Surround to the wall, using
the mounting holes provided.
4 Reconnect the earth lead to the Wall Box.
If recess mounting
1 Make a hole in the wall big enough to take the Wall Box.
Discard the Plastic Surround.
2 Insert suitable glands into the knockouts.
3 Feed both cables through these glands.
4 Fix the Wall Box to the wall. Ensure that the
flange of the mounting frame fits flush to the finished
surface of the wall (Refer diagram F6).
5 Reconnect the earth lead to the Wall Box.
Wire the Controller electrical connections
1 Mount the Isolation Switch in accordance with the
2 Wire the Controller to the Isolation Switch and to the Fan
as shown in the appropriate diagram (Refer to Table 1).
3 Refit Mounting Frame to Metal Wall Box.
4 Refit the Fascia to the Mounting Frame.
5 Refit the Screw Covers.
1 Ensure power supply is isolated and fuses are
2 Route the Cable from the Isolating Switch to the point of
connection to the power supply.
3 Make all connections within the Isolating Switch in
accordance with the manufacturers instructions.
4 Following all local regulations make connection at point of
5 Make a final check to ensure all earth points are connected
and all covers have been correctly replaced on the fan,
controller and isolating switch.
6 Replace all fuses, and switch on the power supply.
For fixed wiring circuits the protective fuse for the
appliance must not exceed 5 amps.
For Australia only:
These models are permanently connected to the supply &
operation is controlled by a remote switch. They should be
directly wired to the supply through an approved 10 amp wall
mounted surface switch with at least 3mm clearance between
Mounting the Controller
1 Detach the Fascia from the Mounting Frame by removing
the screw covers and two screws (Refer to Fig. 2a&b).
2 Detach the Mounting Frame from the Wall Box by
removing the two screws (Refer to Fig. 2c).
3 Lift the Wall Box away from the Plastic Surround.
4 Check that the electrical rating shown inside the controller
matches the power supply.
5 Disconnect the earth wire from the Wall Box.
6 Make cable entry holes in the plastic and metal boxes by
removing suitable knockouts (Refer to Fig. 1).
Connect to Power Supply
Fig. 1 : Cable Gland Positions
Fig. 2a : Removing screw covers Fig. 2b:Removing fascia Fig. 2c: Removing mounting frame
1 Before cleaning isolate the Controller completely
from the power supply.
2 Wipe the Cover carefully with a damp cloth.
3 Dry thoroughly.
4 Ensure ventilation slots are free from obstuctions at all
Never immerse the Controller in water
or other liquids.
Never use solvents to clean the
Apart from cleaning, no other
maintenance is required.
Looking after the Controller
Operating the Controller
Using your Controller
1 On / Off switch
2 Intake / Extract switch
3 High / Low speed
4 Indicator light
5 Ventilation slots
6 Screw cover
8 Mounting Frame
9 Wall Box
10 Plastic Surround
11 Controllers Terminal Block
12 Fan’s Terminal Block
13 Double Pole Isolator switch
The Controller has the following features: (Refer to diagrams