Welcome to Butlerâ€™s CVS instruction manual. Before using our products, be sure to read carefully this manual. Please look after this manual, for its content might help you in case of problem or possible harmful danger. The following text is only available in English. The content includesâ€‰: instructions, advices, tool promotion, and contact details to provide you a secure and fast product service.
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We thank you for your trust in our product Butler central vacuum systems and our brand. We can certify central vacuum cleaning won’t disappoint you, it will improve your everyday house cleaning. A modern technology for a usage comfort. Here, in Butler Co. our first goal is to search for technological improvement to ease your life. As a matter of fact, we are always working hard to find the latest innovations to adapt it to our products and keep it at top level on the vacuum market. This is why, Butler stands as a very high quality central vacuum system with high standards for demanding people’s house.
Butler’s way of cleaning aims for improvement in every possible way. By isolating the engine in a low frequented room, Butler highly reduces the noise produced, it also allows the user to : • take advantage of a higher vacuum power • a bigger liberty for not having to drag a heavy object all the way • faster actions with a long tube which allows the user to cover a wider area within a single vacuuming range Furthermore, Butler guaranties you a total absence of microdust with its efficient filters, plus you can get rid of the dust either by bag, by collecting bucket, or by direct air ejection.
INTEGRATED MUFFLER. No need to spend money on an external muffler thanks to the Butler Series, which features an integrated muffler for quiet operation and more convenient installation. EASY MAINTENANCE. Ergonomic latches allow for easy removal of the debris pail-no struggling with the unitâ€‰! The disposable bag can also be easily accessed and removed if you use one. PERMANENT FILTER (OPTIONAL). Makes it possible to change from a disposable bag to a permanent filter assembly (sold separately). The Butler Series includes an easy-toclean and highly resistant 6 gallons debris pail with the engine & handle.
Standard model. If you own a standard model, these are the specific steps you will have to follow in order to start Butler’s vacuum.
- First step - Lift up the outlet’s protection, it will then stay up on its own.
- Second step - Insert the tube inside the outlet, it won’t start vacuuming if the On button is on Off.
- Third step - Connect both the straight tube and the tube to the handle as shown on the left sketch.
Retractable model. If you own a retractable model, these are the specific steps you will have to follow in order to start Butler’s vacuum.
- First step - Lift up the outlet’s protection, it will then stay up on its own.
- Second step - Pull out the tube from the outlet, it won’t start vacuuming if the On button is on Off.
- Third step - Connect the straight tube to the handle as shown on the left sketch before starting it.
- On/Off button The On/Off button, turns On and Off the whole vacuum system, or at least the part you’re using if someone else is also using an other part at the same time. Press it to activate and to desactivate. - Carpet mode button The carpet mode button lowers the height of the vacuum’s head by retracting the four wheels to brush with more ease the surface you’re cleaning, especially textiles. Press it to activate and to desactivate. - Corner mode button The corner mode button allows you to vacuum even the dust along the vacuum’s head. Very useful to vacuum the dust you can’t reach in the corners with a regular vacuum. Press it to activate and to desactivate.
Installation. Butler central vacuums are designed for worry-free installation. Whether it’s an existing home or a home that is under construction, the installation manual provides all the information you need. In new homes under construction, simply plan the location of the power unit and automatic inlets with your builder or contractor. Tubing and inlets are installed and the electrical hook-up for the power unit is made before drywall, plaster or finished flooring is in place. Installation is easy in existing homes as well. Cutting through drywall, or flooring can be kept to a minimum and wll be determined by the number and location of the inlets. Tubing can also be run through air returns, closets and stairwells to simplify the installation process.
ACCURATE dust container indicators. The engine is equipped with a smart screen indicating important information like if there’s a problem, if the bucket is full, the filter has too much filth on it, etc.
SIMPLIFIED FILTER CLEANING. Butler makes the filter easy to clean. Just pull the filter out when off, the dust will be accumulated as one coat of dust, just take it off and replace the filter where it belongs.
QUIET CLEANING. Although the system is almost silent when you are afar from the engine. Butler’s technology is also improved on the engine itself. The system is noise isolated, which allows you to vacuum in the same room without having to endure ennoying noise.
Unlock, empty, relock. To empty the bucket, just turn off the engine, then unlock the bucket by pulling on the two levers on the side, empty it and finally just replace it while putting back the two levers in place. If you have a dust bag container, simply twist the head to unlock it, then throw it away.
FILTRATION. Butler’s vacuums and filters won’t let any kind of dust or microdust pass through. This advantage might come in very handy for allergic people, and also avoids you to have dust on your furnitures right after you cleant the whole room.
Electric commands. Butler’s central vacuum systems, can be controled from the handle. The Electricity runs through the tubes by metal contact which allows you to control options/modes. You can also turn it off with a single press on the On/Off button.
very Important. Please read carefully the following instructions.
- Warning To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, injury or any harmful action : Before using, check the voltage rating of the vacuum cleaner before connecting the tube to an outlet. Your power source should correspond with the voltage rating plate located on the underside of the vacuum. Use only household AC outlets. Never use DC power sources. In case you are not sure of your home’s voltage supply, consult a qualified electrician. Connecting the vacuum cleaner to a higher voltage than indicated in these instructions may result in damage to the vacuum cleaner or injury. To reduce the risk of electric shock, this appliance has a polarized plug (one blade is wider than the other.) This plug will fit in a polarized outlet only one way. If the plug does not fit
fully in the outlet, reverse the plug. If it still does not fit, contact a qualified electrician to install the proper outlet. Do not alter the plug in any way. A damaged vacuum cleaner can be dangerous. Check the packaging, vacuum cleaner and accessories for any signs of damage. Do not use a damaged appliance. Do not use with a damaged cord or plug. If the appliance is not working as it should, has been dropped, damaged, left outdoors or submerged in water, bring it to a service center. The electrical outlet must be fitted with a 15 A fuse from your electrical board. Do not use on people or animals. Do not use outdoors or on wet surfaces. Only dry surfaces should be vacuumed. Use only as described in this manual. Use only Miele recom-
mended accessories. Do not alter or modify the vacuum cleaner. This appliance is intended for household use only. Do not allow the vacuum cleaner to be used as a toy. Close attention is necessary when used near children. Keep batteries out of the reach of children. Important information about the handling of batteries : Do not short circuit it or recharge batteries, or throw them into a fire. Disposing of batteries : Remove the batteries from the LED handle and dispose of them in your recycling bin. Do not dispose of them with the normal household waste. Never use the vacuum cleaner without the filter bag or filters in place. Otherwise it could be damaged. If a filter bag is not inserted, the dust compartment
lid will not close. Do not force it shut. Do not leave the vacuum plugged in. Unplug it from the outlet when not in use and before servicing. On the underside of the vacuum handpiece is a metal insert designed to absorb static electricity. Please make certain that your hand remains around this metal insert when vacuuming. Persons which lack physical, sensory or mental abilities or experience with the machine should not use it without supervision or instruction by an adult responsible person. Unwind the cord completely to aid the vacuum cleaner in dissipating heat. This vacuum should’nt be used to entrap or retain any hazardous materials. Do not use the vacuum cleaner to pick up liquids or damp dirt. This could impair the electrical safety of the vacuum cleaner. Wait
for freshly shampooed carpets to dry. Do not vacuum anything that is burning or smoking such as cigarettes, matches or hot ashes. The vacuum cleaner could catch fire. Do not vacuum toner dust. Toner, such as that used in printers and photocopiers can conduct electricity. Do not use to pick up any flammable or combustible liquids, such as gasoline, or use in areas where they may be present. The vacuum cleaner could explode. Do not vacuum up items which can be heavy, hard or have sharp edges. They could cause block and damage the appliance. Do not pull or carry by the cord, use the cord as a handle, close a door on the cord, or pull the cord around sharp edges or corners. Do not run the appliance over the tube. Keep
the cord away from heated surfaces. Do not unplug by pulling on the tube. To unplug, grasp the plug, not the tube. Do not handle the plug or vacuum with wet hands. Keep the power cord, hair, loose clothing, fingers and all other bodyparts away from openings and moving parts. Do not place anything inside the openings of the vacuum cleaner. Do not use if any openings are blocked ; keep them free of dust, lint, hair, or anything that may reduce air flow. This appliance is equipped with a power cord reel. Hold plug when rewinding onto cord reel. Do not allow plug to whip when rewinding. Turn off all controls before unplugging. Be very cotious when cleaning on stairs. Floor attachments, accessories and wands must not be used at head level in order to avoid injury to eyes, ears and skin.
Don’t forget to turn off the vacuum before pulling the tube from the outlet. Do not submerge the vacuum cleaner nor the handle in water, its electrical components could become harmful. If you have to clean it, just use a damp cloth and avoid any direct physical contact with the metal parts conducting electricity on the tube. If it might be broken, do not attempt to repair it by yourself. Repairs must only be performed by an authorized service agent in accordance with national and local safety regulations. Unauthorized repairs could cause injury or machine damage. Butler won’t be responsible or charged if something happened while any of these rules haven’t been respected. If broken or damaged, do not throw away the components of the vacuum, Butler’s technical assistants are
frequently available for repair, or for installation in your home. Monitor the filter bag change indicator and inspect all filters regularly. For best performance, the filter bag and filters should be replaced when it’s necessary. The socket on the vacuum cleaner is only to be used with the Miele Powerbrush. Unplug the vacuum when changing accessories, especially with the Powerbrush. The Miele Powerbrush is a enginedriven accessory for use only with Miele vacuum cleaners. The vacuum must not be used with another manufacturer’s Powerbrush. Do not use the vacuum without an accessory attached to the vacuum’s main tube. (Instructions extracted from Miele’s Vacuum Cleaner S 6000 Operating Instruction Manual)
The handle. Main tool of the vacuum, the handle controls everything, from movement to electrical commands. First, clip it to the vacuum tube if you own a standard central vacuum system, if you own a retractable central vacuum system, the handle is already in the socket compartment, inside the wall. Then to start the engine, press the start button situated on the handle,
you can also choose differents cleaning options such as, carpet mode or corner vacuum by pressing once the other buttons situated on the handle. The handle’s lower part, is a bit different from the rest. It’s rough coat makes the holding more comfortable and safer. To see what options the handle can offer you, please have a look to page 9 for further information.
The upholstery head. The most common head of every vacuum. This head however isn’t a simple and regular vacuum head like most, the central vacuum system allowing electricity through the tube by metal contact, Butler’s vacuum allows you to switch modes and activate different options from the handle. One of the innovation incorporated in this head is the corner duster. You
can activate it by pressing onto the corner mode button on the handle, it lifts up a little door situated in the front part of the sides which vacuums the corners you can’t reach most of the time with a common vacuum. This small innovation was possible because of the electricity command and the higher suction power of a central vacuum system.
The double straight tube. Retractable, it allows you to double its length with a single push on the lower button. From 70cm to 1m30 with different length stops along it, the straight tube is one of the main components of the vacuum. It is fournished with the standard pack along with the tubes. Made from an aluminium-steel alloy, the tube has a very good resistance.
Avoid putting heavy objets on top of the tubeThis item shows you how much, Butler central vacuum systems are resistant and quality higher than most of the other vacuums. To retract the tube, simply press the button again and grab the lower end of the tube to back it in smoothly until it clips inside the main straight tube. You can then let it go.
The crevice tool. This tool will help you reach dust and filth you couldnâ€™t even see before. Allowing you to vacuum some spots without having to carry or move any heavy furnitures, this tool is the perfect help for a person vacuuming on its own. Plus, the components of the crevice tool being soft enough to bend, you wonâ€™t scratch your wall of damage objects while using the
vacuum. As a matter of fact, it will even bend enough for you to reach ground spots along an inaccesible plinth, or go a little further behind furnitures where some dust might be hiding. Though it is soft to bend quite easily, it still stands right when no object or surface is pushing towards it for you clean as if it was a simple and not flobby tube.
The mattress tool. Even if the name makes you think it is only programmed to clean matresses, you will be filled with joy knowing that this tool can be used to clean very easily soft surfaces such as sofas, car seats, carpets, etc. It is also very efficient and useful for car cleaning. Know that this small tool can go almost anywhere you want, say goodbye to fallen crumbs
and resisting filth because you won’t see them much after using it. If you would like to clean a carpet or any other textile like decoration object (curtains, bedsheets, towels, clothes, etc.), the mattress tool might not be the best choice you could have. An other tool is more appropriate for that kind of work, and this tool is called the brush tool.
The brush tool. Here’s the last vacuum tool you will need to know some things about. It is called the brush tool, it is very efficient against hair balls, and resisting filth on carpets, curtains and textiles. When used, we advice you to brush the surface you wan to clean by repetive strokes on every spot. The brush makes the filth take off from the surface to be vacuum right after
by the tube which is located at the center of the brush. Before using this tool, we advice you to remove any object or part of object remaining on the surface you would like to clean so the brush won’t be blocked by it. Also we advice you to shake the surface (if possible) to evacuate as much dust as you can before using the vacuum on it.
In case of emergency. Don’t forget to turn off the vacuum before pulling the tube from the outlet. Do not submerge the vacuum cleaner nor the handle in water, its electrical components could become harmful. If you have to clean it, just use a damp cloth and avoid any direct physical contact with the metal parts conducting electricity on the tube. If it might be broken, do not attempt to repair it by yourself. Repairs must only be performed by an authorized service agent in accordance with national and local safety regulations. Unauthorized repairs could cause injury or machine damage. Butler won’t be responsible or charged if something happened while any of these rules haven’t been respected. If broken or damaged, do not throw
away the components of the vacuum, Butler’s technical assistants are frequently available for repair, or for installation in your home. Please contact Butler’s technicians departement on the following phone number : (020) 2521 8246. If wanted, Butler can also dispose of your broken material for free if the vacuum is just malfunctioning or not much damaged. Our professionnal team will then replace it with a new one within the following two weeks (depending on the damages) for the average price of a replacement without installation. Butler thanks you for your trust.