Air conditioner remote control symbols...WTH?!?!


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mattlock

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hi! I have an air conditioning unit with a remote control with symbols I do not understand at all. this looks like quite a common remote so I thought I'll ask here since I can't find a manual online.There are 4 symbols for one of the control


one looks like a triangular recycle symbol, one looks like a snowflake smbol, one looks like a water droplet symbol and one looks like a sun symbol

anybody knows what these mean?
 

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the snowflake is for the typical ac function. the sun shld be for the heater. the water droplet is dehumidifying and the recycle symbol shld be for auto temp control.
 

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wow thanks!
sun is for heater? I didn't know that air cons did that..
its kinda for all the different countries so i am not really surprised esp when we only use 1 function. the snowflake.

i found out the sun one when some idiot in the office mess around with the remote and all of us were sweating like pigs.
 

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its kinda for all the different countries so i am not really surprised esp when we only use 1 function. the snowflake.

i found out the sun one when some idiot in the office mess around with the remote and all of us were sweating like pigs.
hahahahahah.. sorree i find that extremely hilarious. i can imagine if it happened to me i would have gone all ape sh!t... :bsmilie:
 

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hi! I have an air conditioning unit with a remote control with symbols I do not understand at all. this looks like quite a common remote so I thought I'll ask here since I can't find a manual online.There are 4 symbols for one of the control


one looks like a triangular recycle symbol, one looks like a snowflake smbol, one looks like a water droplet symbol and one looks like a sun symbol

anybody knows what these mean?
This has long been a pet peeve of mine. Why the f can't they just put straightforward symbols, or small words? Obviously the symbols aren't working for most people.
 

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hahahahahah.. sorree i find that extremely hilarious. i can imagine if it happened to me i would have gone all ape sh!t... :bsmilie:
what to do? some people like to fiddle and keep quiet when things screw up. got 1 time someone set the temp to 30 deg. wtf sia.
 

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This has long been a pet peeve of mine. Why the f can't they just put straightforward symbols, or small words? Obviously the symbols aren't working for most people.
words ? i guess symbols are "universal" ..... :bsmilie:

esp if it means the same in China and India...
 

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words ? i guess symbols are "universal" ..... :bsmilie:

esp if it means the same in China and India...
Yeah but if the symbols don't make any sense??? They are not even understandable by people of the same country, so let's not even say it's "universal".

And products are always tailored for different countries. How hard is it to make a remote with different words for different countries?
 

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That's why they print manuals in different languages :D
 

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Symbols, like colors, may mean different things in different territories.

A stop (open palm) hand sign in the US may mean what it is, but do that in Greece and you may end up with some scolding from the locals.
 

ortega

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I have an aircon manual....


btw the symbols are universal

snowflake means cold
sun means hot

just like the symbols on the cd player, dvd player, hdd recorder ... ...

right facing triangle means play
square means stop
2 rectangles means pause

you need to know it to understand
 

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