Installation Instructions

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Installation Instructions

Refer to Step 5 of Window Mounting for assembly of support brackets. Nail a wooden strip to the outside wall for the 
angle sill bracket to rest upon. See Fig. 7. 
5.  Screw or nail cabinet to wooden frame using shims as needed to eliminate cabinet distortion. See Fig. 8. Remember 
to maintain proper tilt as described in Step 3.

Prepare and Install Cabinet

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1.  Slide air conditioner from cabinet; refer back to Step 1 of Window Mounting.
2.  Place cabinet into opening with bottom rail resting firmly on bottom board of wooden frame.
3.  Position cabinet to achieve proper downward tilt for water removal. Unit must tilt back about 7/8" to 1 1/4" for proper 
water drainage. (See FIG.5 below.)
4.  Secure bottom rail to wood frame with two large wood screws 1″ (2.5 cm) long using the two holes in the bottom of 
the channel resting on frame. (See FIG.6 following)

NAIL SPACERS
  TO STUDS

LEVEL

FIG.3

CAULK AS
REQUIRED

ALUMINUM FLASHING
OVER BOTTOM OF FRAME

OVER 8-1/2″

FIG.4

FIG.6

1″ LONG
WOOD SCREW

4.  Build a wooden frame with the INSIDE dimensions of your model listed above. (Measure twice remember...) Frame
depth should be the same as wall thickness. Fill in the space from the opending to the studs with wood spacers, as
shown.
5.  Nail frame to spacers to spacers with front flush with dry wall.

NOTE:

If wall thickness is 8-1/2” or more, add alumimum flashing over bottom of frame opening to assure no water can
enter area between inner and outer wall.

FIG.5

Side Louvers

about 7/8″- 1 1/4″