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Installation and Operating Instructions
08/18796/1 Issue 1
Danube Portastove Model: DNB20
Lagan Portastove Model: LAG20
Elba Portastove Model: ELB20
Important Safety Advice:
When using electrical appliances, Basic precautions
should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire,
electrical shock, and injury to persons, including the
If the appliance is damaged, check with the supplier
before installation and operation.
Do not use outdoors.
Do not use in the immediate surroundings of a bath,
shower or swimming pool.
Do not locate the heater immediately below a fixed socket
outlet or connection box.
Do not cover the heater. Do not place material or
garments on the heater, or obstruct the air circulation
around the heater, for instance by curtains or furniture,
as this could cause overheating and a fire risk.
This appliance is not intended for use by children or
other persons without assistance or supervision if their
physical, sensory or mental capabilities prevent them
from using it safely. Children should be supervised to
ensure that they do not play with the appliance.
Do not use this heater in series with a thermal control,
a program controller, a timer or any other device that
switches on the heat automatically, since a fire risk
exists when the heater is accidentally covered or
Ensure that furniture, curtains or other combustible
material are positioned no closer than 1 metre from the
In the event of a fault unplug the heater.
Unplug the heater when not required for long periods.
Although this heater complies with safety standards,
we do not recommend its use on deep pile carpets or
on long hair type of rugs.
The appliance must be positioned so that the plug is
If the supply cord is damaged it must be replaced by
the manufacturer or service agent or a similarly
qualified person in order to avoid a hazard.
Keep the supply cord away from the front of the heater.
Unpack the heater carefully and retain the packaging for possible
future use, in the event of moving or returning the fire to your supplier.
These models are fitted with castors so they can moved from room
to room with ease, and are normally positioned against a wall.
A choice of 1kW or 2kW heat output is provided by the fan heater,
which is located at the bottom of the unit.
Before connecting the heater check that the supply voltage is the
same as that stated on the heater.
Please note: Used in an environment where background
noise is very low, it may be possible to hear a sound which
is related to the operation of the flame effect. This is normal
and should not be a cause for concern.
WARNING – THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE EARTHED
This heater must be used on an AC ~ supply only and the voltage
marked on the heater must correspond to the supply voltage.
Before switching on, please read the safety warnings and operating
In the event of replacing the fuse in the plug supplied, a 13 amp fuse
approved by ASTA to BS1362 must be used.
The unique flame effect may be enjoyed whether or not the heating
elements are in operation.
The heater controls are located behind the flap on the front of the
heater. (see Fig 1).
Three switches provide a choice of heat settings. A switch is in the
ON position when the side with the markings on (i.e. I , I , or II ) is
DBE20 2kW Log Portastove Black
LAG20 2kW Log Portastove Silver
ELB20 2kW Log Portastove Anthracite
Danube / Lagan Elba
IMPORTANT: THESE INSTRUCTIONS SHOULD BE READ CAREFULLY AND RETAINED FOR FUTURE REFERENCE