Hampton Bay ceiling fans are a sought-after utility appliance that is increasingly gaining popularity and worldwide acceptance owing to their hassle-free installation process, low maintainability, ability to control the temperature with fewer extreme fluctuations, and being inexpensive in respect of its cost as well as energy consumption.
With technological development paving the way for more tech-savvy homes, remote-controlled home appliances are the new rage in the market, that allows users to use appliances with unparalleled ease and comfort of their couches and beds.
Hampton Bay Ceiling Fan Remote Uses
Hampton Bay’s remote-controlled ceiling fans guarantee just that to buyers. Installation of this advanced model of Hampton Bay fans is a cakewalk, following the instruction manual that comes with its packaging or simply hiring a professional electrician to do the deed for you. But the electrician can only install one.
How can you operate a remote-controlled ceiling fan post-installation? This article aims at elucidating on how to use the Hampton Bay fan remote controller to regulate your fan.
It is important to keep a note of a few basics about the remote-controlled appliance before we delve into the “how to’s” of this subject.
- The remote is not to be used under damp conditions as it is a strictly indoors item.
- Refrain from using the remote for controlling a fan that has integrated remote control.
- Ensure that the green or bare colored wire is in its place and that the outlet box is well-grounded.
- The remote is manufactures to control a fan with an electrical source of AC 110/120V, 60Hz.
The installation of the fan is a prerequisite to use the remote. Once the ceiling fan has been installed (GUIDE IS HERE) and tested by switching it on, turn to the remote and take its battery lid present at the back of the remote, out. Insert A23 12 volt batteries in the remote and close the lid. Press the high button to see the LED indicator on the remote light up and turn on the fan.
The packaging of the remote consists of a wall bracket that can be fastened onto the wall for easy storage of the remote.
The following buttons can be used to operate the fan:
- Fan On/Off: This button turns on and turns off the fan at the last adjusted speed on being pressed. Long press to turn on or off.
- Speed Control: You can select the desired speed of your fan between 1 to 6.
- Variable Breeze: You can create the effect of an outdoor breeze with this button. To exit this mode, press any speed control button on the remote.
- Random Light: This button makes the light blink twice to confirm the command of entering this mode. The lights cycle for about twenty minutes and then turn themselves off for sixty minutes. This lasts before any other button on the remote is pressed.
- Light On/Off: This button can be used to turn on and turn off the lights on top or bottom of the fan by merely long pressing.
- Sleep Timer: You can schedule the fan to turn itself off after 2 hours, 4 hours, or 8 hours.
- Delayed Light Off: This button will delay the turning off of the lights by a minute to ensure you exit the room safely.
- Season Slide Switch: This button allows you to change the direction of the blade according to the season’s requirements. Slide the switch to the left in warm weather and to the right during the cold.If you remove the lid of the battery compartment, you will see two options that can be used in the following ways:
- DIP Switch: You can change the signal’s frequency if you are facing any disturbance in catching a signal.
- Learn: You can sync the remote control to the receiver with this option.
Remotes can stop functioning for a plethora of reasons. It is important to determine the reason to be able to fix it. The above guidelines will help you use your Hampton Bay ceiling fans remote smoothly and in case of a persisting problem, you can always troubleshoot and fix it.