For easier installation and personal safety, it is recommended that two people install this product.
Over the range microwave wall vent installation.
Microwaves over the range (otr) typically vent in two different ways.
Rotate air deflector front to back so that deflector feet face the front of the microwave oven, and then slide air deflector into the back of the microwave oven as shown, making sure its exhaust port (open end) aligns with the microwave oven exhaust port.
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A small number of microwaves vent to the outside.
Next, you’ll need to prep the wall for the microwave brackets.
My understanding of the installation instructions is that i don't need to connect to ductwork for room venting.
You probably don’t want to deal with this hassle.
Then find the hole on the mounting bracket that best aligns with the stud.
Rotate the motor by 90 degrees to ensure the air is pulled from the microwave body and redirected toward the interior duct.
To do this, you must locate the exhaust motor within the microwave.
Total length = 41 ft.
Reflect requirements for good venting performance with any vent hood.
If you don't have an exhaust duct, you can rotate the fan to exhaust at the front with an otr microwave model equipped with a charcoal filter.
If you’re venting to the outside, you’ll need to attach the included dampener using the provided screws, but if you’re venting to the inside, you can screw the vent cover back on.
The cabinet provides support and contains the wiring for the microwave (you might also need this space to contain part of the venting).
Slide air deflector out of microwave oven.
•if you are going to vent your microwave oven to the outside, see hood exhaust section for exhaust duct preparation.
Locate the stud, and mark its location.