Crane EE-6000 3-in-1 Top FIll Humidifier User Manual

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Crane EE-6000 3-in-1 Top Fill Humidifier User Manual


Crane USA is dedicated to your environment both inside and outside your home. We know if cleaned and maintained properly, our products last for years helping to reduce unnecessary use of resources and emissions making new products. The Crane manual you are holding is from recycled materials with no added finishes or harmful dyes. If the humidifier should no longer operate, please be sure to dispose of the unit in an environmentally friendly way by taking it to a public collection point.


Failure to follow all the instructions listed below may result in electric shock, fire, and/or serious personal injury.

  1. It is advisable to carry a humidifier with two hands.
  2. DO NOT operate outdoors. This humidifier is intended for indoor use only.
  3. Always have water in the Water Tank when operating the unit.
  4. Use only clean, cool tap water to fill the Humidifier body (filtered or distilled water is recommended to avoid white dust if tap water is too hard. DO NOT use hot water.
  5. Always have the Top Cover and Mist Lid in place while the unit is operating. Place the humidifier so the mist aims away from children, walls, furniture, and electrical appliances.
  6. Use only a 110-120VAC outlet. * ALWAYS plug and unplug the unit with dry hands to avoid electric shock.
  7. Never operate the unit with a damaged cord or plug.
  8. Always place the unit on a smooth, flat, lint-free, non-metallic, waterproof, and level surface and position the unit away from direct sunlight. Keep the cord away from heated surfaces and areas where it could be walked on or tripped over. Unplug the unit when not in use and whenever you clean or move the unit.
  9. Do not add medication of any type to this humidifier. Do not cover any openings on the unit or insert objects into any openings.
  10. The unit should not be left unattended in a closed room as the air could become saturated and leave condensation on walls or furniture. Leave the room door partly open when the humidifier is being operated.

A short Power Supply Cord is provided to reduce the risk of personal injury resulting from becoming entangled in or tripping over a longer cord. Extension cords are available from local hardware stores and may be used if care is exercised in their use. If an extension cord is required, special care and caution is necessary. Also, the extension cord must be (1) marked with an electrical rating of 125 V and at least 13 A., 1625 W., and (2) the cord must be arranged so that it will not drape over the countertop or tabletop where it can be pulled on by children or accidentally tripped over

This humidifier has a polarized plug (one blade is wider than the other). As a safety feature to reduce the risk of electrical shock, this plug is intended to 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. Do not attempt to defeat this safety feature.


Although your humidifier is easy to operate, for your safety, the below warnings must be. followed:

  1. Do not place the humidifier near a heat source.
  2. Never leave the humidifier unattended while connected to the electrical outlet.
  3. To avoid any accidents, never cover the Mist Lid when the humidifier is in operation.
  4. Use the humidifier on a smooth, flat, lint-free, non-metallic, waterproof, and level surface away from water.
  5. Do not unplug from the wall socket by pulling on the supply cord.
  6. The humidifier must be unplugged:
    • A. Before either filling or emptying the humidifier.
    • B. Before any cleaning or maintenance is performed.
    • C. After each use.
    • D. If it appears to be faulty




Rating Voltage120V AC/Output 24V DC
Water Tank CapacityApprox. 0.5 gallon
Run Time Per TankUp to 15 hours
Humidifying CapacityUp to 250 sq. ft.
Noise Level< 37 decibels from 3 ft away


Place the Humidifier on an elevated, non-metallic, lint-free, waterproof, level surface at least 2 feet above the floor.


  • DO NOT PLACE ON CARPET OR TOWEL. The fan vent is located on the back of the humidifier base. The fan vent MUST NOT be obstructed.
  • DO NOT PLACE ON WOOD SURFACE or near furniture that can be damaged by too much moisture.


  • To reduce excessive humidity or condensation, especially in small rooms, leave the room door open and adjust mist intensity to the low output setting.
  • Too much humidity in the room may allow moisture to accumulate on surfaces where bacteria and fungi can grow. Moisture that gathers may also damage furniture and walls, especially wallpaper.
  1. Remove the mist lid from the water tank.
  2. Attach the Mist Chamber to the humidifier by placing the chamber directly over the hole in the center of the water tank and turning clockwise to secure the chamber in place. DO NOT OPERATE THE HUMIDIFIER WITHOUT THE MIST CHAMBER ATTACHED.
  3. Fill the water into the water tank and return the mist lid to the water tank. Filtered or distilled water is recommended to avoid white dust if tap water is too hard.
    Note: Essential oils may be added to the water. DO NOT fill water to the rim. DO NOT use hot water. DO NOT add any medication or salt.
  4. Place the water tank on the humidifier base, making sure it fits together securely.
    Note: Do not attempt to move the humidifier while full of Water. Doing so may cause leakage of water.
  5. Plug the adaptor into a wall socket and turn on the unit by using the Control Buttons.
  6. POWER: Touch the button to turn ON/OFF the humidifier.
    1 touch – the unit is ON; the mist is low (Indicated by a white light on the upper left)
    2 touch – the unit is ON; the mist is high (indicated by a white light on the Upper Right)
    3 touch – the unit OFF NOTE: 20 seconds after pressing the button the indicator light on the front will dim
  7. NIGHTLIGHT: 7 different colors available. Touch the button to turn on the oscillating night light. Press the night light button a second time to lock the color to whatever color is displayed during the second press. A third press will power the night light off. 8. SLEEP SUPPORT LIGHT™: Touch the night mode button to turn on the soothing warm yellow. Sleep support light slowly dims over 2 hours to support falling asleep.
  8. SET THE CORRECT HUMIDITY OUTPUT: Adjust the mist output so the mist rises to be absorbed by the room air. If the mist drops quickly, turn down the mist output to the low setting.
  9. When the humidifier runs out of water, the Power Indicator will flash red, and the unit will shut off. This is a safety feature to prevent the humidifier from possibly overheating and damaging the nebulizer. Unplug the humidifier before removing the top and refilling the humidifier.
  10. AUTO DIM FUNCTION: The lights of the control panel will automatically shut off in 20 seconds after the function button has been pressed for the last time. All lights will automatically reset to full brightness once any of the control buttons are touched again.
  11. VAPOR TRAY: Remove the water tank. Place the Vapor Pads into the vapor tray or add essential oils to the tank as desired. Replace the water tank before running the humidifier.


Cleaning and disinfecting regularly are important for maintaining the performance of your humidifier. IMPORTANT: Water left in the tank or base when not in use may result in a buildup of mineral deposits and bacteria which may inhibit the output efficiency as well as void the warranty. If water remains in the Water Tank for more than a day or two, bacterial growth is possible.


  1. Turn off, unplug from the outlet, remove the top, and empty water from the base daily, when emptying the humidifier be sure to pour away from the fan outlet.
  2. Remove the mist chamber and rinse with water, then allow to air dry.
  3. Allow the top & base to air dry.
  4. Leave the top off the base until ready for next use.


  1. Turn off, unplug from the outlet, and empty the water from the tank.
  2. Fill the water tank halfway with water and add 2-4 tablespoons of distilled white vinegar. Let sit and soak for 20-30 minutes.
    NOTE: The mist chamber is removable for easy cleaning.
  3. Fill base halfway with warm water, add 2 – 4 tablespoons of white vinegar, and let sit for 20 min. Empty base & rinse with plain water. Make sure to pour water away from the fan outlet when emptying. Do NOT put the base or tank in the dishwasher.


  1. Turn off, unplug from the outlet, and empty the water from the top & base.
  2. Follow the instructions for weekly maintenance above.
  3. Let all parts dry completely.
  4. Store the humidifier in a cool, dry place.


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DO NOT attempt to repair the motor yourself. If the humidifier continues to not operate, please contact Crane Customer Care.



No mist being Produced

§ Ensure the unit is plugged in.

§ The base might be overfilled: Remove the top, empty the base & refill.

§ Ensure the top is secure on the unit.

§ Clean the Water Level Sensor: Remove the water level sensor float and clean with warm sudsy water. (Page 4  Fig. 1)


Humidifier Does Not Have Any Power:

§ Ensure unit is properly plugged into a power outlet / try another power outlet.

§ Check to make sure the unit is turned ON.

§ If the Power On indicator light does not come on, contact Customer Care.


There is a red light:

§ Ensure there is enough water in the unit.

§ Ensure the water tank is properly set on the base.


Air blows, but no mist is being produced:

§ Complete the weekly maintenance. (Page 7)

§ Humidifier should be placed on a hard, flat surface & fan vent should not be blocked.

§ The fan will run for 3 minutes after it is turned off to clear any mist from the humidifier.

White Dust Appears & Settles Outside the Humidifier:§ Area tap water may have too many minerals. Change to distilled water.

Humidifier is Leaking:

§ From MIST LID: Turn mist level down.

§ From BASE: Call Customer Care



For more information regarding the warranty policy, please visit our website: L I M I T E D W A R R A N T Y Thank you for purchasing a Crane product which has been tested to meet our stringent quality standards. This product is warrantied to be free from manufacturing defects under normal use and conditions for 1 year.

This warranty is void if the defect is due to accidental damage, misuse, abuse, neglect, improper repair or alteration by unauthorized persons, or a failure to follow operating instructions provided with the product. This warranty does not apply to normal wear and tear or commercial use. In no event shall liability exceed the purchase price paid by the purchaser of the product.

Under no circumstances shall there be liability for any loss – direct, indirect or incidental – or consequential damage arising out of, or in connection with the use of this product. This warranty is valid only in the 48 contiguous states plus the District of Columbia and excludes Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

This warranty is effective only if the product is purchased and operated in the United States of America. Any instructions or warranty included in this manual may be subject to change without notice. For the most up-to-date instructions and warranty information, please contact us or visit our website.


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