TWI269013B - Indoor unit of air conditioner - Google Patents

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TWI269013B
TWI269013B TW093127202A TW93127202A TWI269013B TW I269013 B TWI269013 B TW I269013B TW 093127202 A TW093127202 A TW 093127202A TW 93127202 A TW93127202 A TW 93127202A TW I269013 B TWI269013 B TW I269013B
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Hyung-Joo Woo
Yong-Bin Moon
Su-Chang Woo
Min Ahn
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Indoor unit of an air conditioner including a cabinet holding a heat exchanger, a fan, and at least one filter, and having at least one air inlet, at least one air outlet, and at least one front opening of a predetermined size, and a front panel swingably coupled to one side edge of the cabinet to cover a front of the cabinet and form an exterior of the front of the cabinet, thereby permitting easy cleaning or repair of the air cleaner, the heat exchanger, and the fan in an inside of the indoor unit.

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1269013 IX. Description of the Invention: [Technical Field] The present invention relates to a split type air conditioner, and more particularly to an indoor unit of an air conditioner installed in a room for cooling or heating the room. [Prior Art] The second-pass machine includes a compressor and a heat exchanger for circulating refrigerant to cool or heat a room space such as a residential space, a restaurant, a library or an office, and the air conditioner has a separate air conditioner. And a single air conditioner. The split type air conditioner includes: an indoor unit having a heat exchanger for cooling or heating the room; and an outdoor unit having a hot laminating machine for exchanging heat with outdoor air, and a finned refrigerant To _ higher temperature and pressure; the indoor unit and the outdoor unit are separate, respectively installed in the room and outdoors, and connected by a refrigerant line. The indoor unit and the outdoor unit of the unit type air conditioner are not separated into separate units, but are assembled into a single unit, and perform cooling and heat discharging functions in the unit, which are directly installed in an opening on a house wall or On the window. Referring to Figures 1 to 3, the split type air conditioner includes a base i; a rear case 2 having an open front portion and coupled to the upper portion of the base i; a front case 4, combined At the front of one of the rear casings 2; and a heat exchanger 3A, mounted on the upper portion of the space formed by the rear casing 2 and the front casing 4 for heat exchange with the air extracted from the room. The front case 4 has a slope on its opposite sides, a σ 4a at its upper front portion, a side air outlet 1269013 4b, 4c on the left and right sides of its upper portion, and a left side at the lower front portion thereof. And the side has a side air inlet 4d λ 4e ° The front box 4 also has: an opening/closing panel 10, which is mounted on the front surface of the front box 4 to be movable up and down to open/close the front air outlet 4a; The front/rear moving panel 12 is mounted on the front face of the front case 4 and is movable forward and backward. When the open/close panel 10 is moved upward to close the front air outlet 4a, the front panel 10 and the front case 4 are eliminated. The ladder between the two. The front case 4 also has a left side blade 14 and a right side blade 16 on which the rotatably worn side is used to open/close the side air outlets 4b, 4c and to control the direction of the air blown from the side air outlets 4b, 4c. The left entrance grille 7, the right entrance grille 8' can be opened/closed to protect the side air inlets 4d, 4e; the air filter fast (not shown) is located at the left entrance grille 7 and the right entrance grille respectively 8 behind, used to remove foreign matters in the air passing through the side air inlets 4d, 4e. The front case 4 supports a driving device (not shown) for moving the opening/closing panel 10 up/down, such as a motor and a gear, and a driving device for moving the front/rear moving panel 12 (the towel is not For example, a motor and a motor, and a motor (not shown) for rotating the left blade 14 and the right blade 16, respectively. When a fan is in operation, an indoor unit of a conventional air conditioner extracts air from the room through the left population grille 7, the right population grille 8, and the air to remove air after inclusions (such as dust). The heat exchanger 30 is supplied to the heat exchanger 30 for discharge, and is discharged to the room via the air outlets σ 4a, 4b, 4e to cool or heat the room. However, the indoor unit of the prior art has the following problems: 1269013 First 'When cleaning and repairing the fan, heat exchanger or electric dust collector in the indoor unit', the front case is removed, and the cleaning or replacement is required. When the air filter is used, it is inconvenient to remove the inlet grills 7, 8. The structure of the opening/closing panel 10 and the front/rear moving panel 12' such as the phase body 4 is complicated. The third 'because it is visible above the heat exchanger 30 behind the front air outlet 4a, the appearance is not good. Fourth's If the front part of the front case is stained or faded, the color of the front case 4 is not easy to replace. In view of the above needs, development of an internal machine that makes the assembly easy to clean or repair, easy to change the color or design of the front of the indoor unit, and has a simple configuration of the split type air conditioner is required. SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION Accordingly, the present invention is directed to an indoor unit of an air conditioner that substantially obviates one or more of the limitations and disadvantages of the prior art. SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION An object of the present invention is to provide an indoor unit of an air conditioner which can clean or repair an air cleaner, a heat exchanger, and a wind scale in the indoor unit. In addition, the purpose of the present invention is to provide an indoor unit of an air conditioner which can easily replace the front portion of the indoor unit if the front portion of the indoor unit is stained or discolored. The scale and gamma of the present invention will be proposed in the next day, and for those who know the technology, the person who is aware of the technology is very obvious or slightly hair-like. The structure of the tree and the structure indicated in the drawing can be understood and obtained by the specification and patent application. In order to achieve these and other advantages, the indoor unit according to the present invention is specifically and broadly described, and includes: a box, a support heat exchanger, a fan, and at least a filter, and has At least - an air inlet, at least one air exit pupil, and at least a predetermined size of front closure σ; and - a front panel rotatably coupled to the front surface of the button to cover the front surface of the button and the appearance of the front of the box. ^ The case comprises a base; a rear case located behind the upper surface of the base = having an open front portion; and a front case located on the upper surface of the base, The front portion of the rear case having the front opening is coupled.开口 The opening of the box is located in front of the heat exchanger, and in the state where the front panel is opened, the heat exchange on the inner side of the bump can be cleaned or repaired.
The opening of the box is located in front of the fan, and the fan located inside the box is cleaned or repaired when the front panel is opened. The indoor unit further includes a cover plate for covering the opening on the box. The cover plate is located behind the front panel and faces the opening to cover the opening 〇 11 The indoor unit further includes a plurality of filters for removing inclusions in the air drawn from the air inlets. 28. The plurality of filters are inserted/extracted from the front of the casing through the opening of the casing with the front panel open. 1269013 Preferably, the housing has an opening for inserting/extracting the plurality of filters from the front of the housing. The front panel can change color or design. To this end, the front panel includes: a colored panel having a color; and a rear panel positioned behind the colored panel. The front panel further includes a transparent glass plate positioned in front of the color panel. Another aspect of the present invention provides an indoor unit of an air conditioner, comprising: a case comprising: a front case having at least one opening of a predetermined size in front of the front, and a rear case coupled to a front portion of the front case; supporting a hot parent, a fan and at least one filter; and having at least one air inlet, at least one air outlet, and at least one front opening of a predetermined size; and a front panel rotatably It is bonded to one edge of the box to cover the front surface of the box and the appearance of the front of the box, and the color can be changed. The phase body further includes a base for supporting the front case and the rear case, and has a front air inlet at the front. The π position of the box is in front of the heat exchanger, and in the state where the front panel is opened, the miscellaneous exchange at the touch is cleaned or repaired. The hot parent is located in the upper space of the box. & The opening of the box is in front of the fan, and the front panel of the money is opened, so that the fan in the box can be cleaned or repaired. The fan is located in the lower space of the cabinet. 1269013 The filters are located between the air inlets and the fan to remove inclusions in the air drawn in through the helium air inlet, through which the front panel is opened. The opening is inserted/extracted. The panel includes: a colored panel having a color; and a rear panel positioned behind the panel. The front panel further includes a transparent glass plate positioned in front of the color panel. It is to be understood that the foregoing description of the invention, BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS The accompanying drawings, which are set forth in the claims [Embodiment] The preferred embodiments of the present invention will be described in detail with reference to the accompanying drawings. Referring to FIG. 4 to FIG. 1 , an indoor unit of an air conditioner includes: a case having air inlets 7〇a, 7〇b, 7〇c and air outlets formed thereon, 72b, 72c, and Supporting a fan 8〇 and a heat exchanger 9〇; a front panel rotatably mixed with the paving body to cover the front of the paving body. The case includes a base 50, a rear case 6A and a front case 70 mounted on the upper surface of the base 50. The rear box 6〇 has an open front 1269013. The visibility is wider toward the front. The indoor unit mounting portion and a trapezoidal horizontal section, ~, into ~w. In the corner of the room, the indoor space can be improved before use. The case 70 is coupled to the front end of the rear case 6〇 and has a trapezoidal section whose width is wider toward the back, and has a left side, a right side and a top surface perpendicular to the front portion 71 with respect to the front portion 71. It is. The air inlets 70a, 70b, 70c have: a front air inlet 7〇a, which is located in the front portion of the base 5G, which extends in the lateral direction, the ribs allow air drawn from the room to pass, and the side air inlets 70b, 70c' It is located under the front box 7〇, 73a, and extends in the vertical direction to allow air drawn from the room to pass. The air outlets 72a, 72b, and 72c include: an upper air outlet melon, preferably located on the upper surface 72 of the front casing 70, extending in the lateral direction for conducting the heat exchanger 90 that has passed through the interior of the casing. The air of the heat exchange process is discharged to the room; the side air outlets 72b, 72c, which are located at the upper sides 73b, 74b of the upper portion of the front case 70, extend in the vertical direction for the heat exchanger that has passed through the inside of the case 90 The air subjected to the heat exchange process is discharged to the side of the tank. Therefore, the air inlets 70a, 70b, 70c and the air outlets 72a, 72b, 72c allow air to be drawn in and discharged on three sides. In the indoor unit of the air conditioner of the present invention, the user can clean, repair, or replace the heat exchanger 9 风扇, the fan 8 〇, and the air cleaner in a state where the front panel 1 〇〇 is opened. For this purpose, the front case 70 has a first opening 71a of a predetermined size, which is located in front of the upper portion thereof for exposing the device provided in the upper space of the case; and a second opening 71b is located at The front surface of the lower portion is between 11 1269013 74a, the side surface having the side air inlets at the lower side thereof 73a, 70b > 7〇c 〇, the lower grain side surfaces 73a, 74a having the side air inlet C formed thereon They are respectively attached to or detachable from the lower ends of the side faces 73b, 74b having the side air outlets 72b, 72c formed thereon. In order to connect the lower side faces 73a, 74a to the lower ends of the upper portions 73b, 74b, the lower side faces 7, for example, % have first-fixing holes 73c, 74c thereon, and the front case 7 is at the upper portion thereof. The bottom ends of = have corresponding to the first - fixed hole holes 73d, 74d, respectively. The side faces 73a, % of the lower portion of the front case 70 respectively have projections 73e, 74e downward from the lower end thereof, and have grooves 51 on the upper_side of the base 5G to separate the projections 73e, 74e. The base 50 has a lower blade 54 rotatably mounted to the front air inlet 70a for selectively opening/closing the front air in addition to the above structure. The inlet 7〇a' has a top blade 75 rotatably mounted on the upper air outlet= for selectively opening/closing the upper air outlet 72a and for controlling the direction of air flow so that the air is passed through The air discharged to the room at the outlet 72a is discharged to the front of the indoor unit. The cassette housing 70 also has side outlet vanes 76 & 7613 for selectively opening/closing the side air outlets 72b, 72c; and side inlet vanes 77a, 77b for selectively opening/closing on the side Side air inlets 70b, 70c. 12 1269013 Among the side outlet vanes 76a, 76b, one of the left side faces 73b' of the front case 70 is referred to as a left side exit vane 76a, and the other is mounted on the right side face 74b of the front case 70'. The right side outlet leaf is in the side inlet vanes 77a, 77', and the left side surface 7 of the front box body 7 is, for example, referred to as the left side inlet vane 77a, and the other is installed in the front box body 7〇. The right side 74& is referred to as the right inlet vane 77b. All the blades 54, 75, 76a, 76b, 77a, 77b are respectively connected to a rotating device (not shown) such as a motor, and are driven to rotate, and the motors are sequentially controlled by a control unit (not shown). When the indoor unit is not in operation, the blades close the air inlets 70a, 70b, 70c and the air outlets 72a, 72b, 72c to prevent intrusion of inclusions, and when the indoor unit is in operation, the blades 75 and the side outlet blades 76a, 76b can be automatically swung by the control of the control unit. As described above, the phase body internally supports the fan 8 〇 and the heat exchanger 9 〇 and the like. Referring to Figures 4 and 5, the fan 80 is a device for forcibly extracting room air to be discharged to the air outlets 72a, 72b, 72c via the air inlets 70a, 70b, 70c, and the heat exchanger 90, including: a fan casing 81, The space below the inside of the box; and the fan blades (not shown) are mounted on the inside of the fan casing. The fan casing has an open front portion connected to an opening 82 for guiding air extracted from the air inlet, and an upper surface having an air outlet opening (not shown) for the air Drain upwards to the location of the heat exchanger. The heat exchanger 90 is obliquely mounted above the fan 80, and includes: a refrigerant pipe through which the refrigerant passes, and a plurality of fins located on the refrigerant pipe, and the heat exchange 13 1269013 is replaced by a refrigerant pipe (not shown) Shown), used to guide the air to heat exchange evaporation or condensation of refrigerant to the outdoor unit. Below the heat exchanger 90, there is a water tray 92 for receiving the condensed water formed on the surface of the heat exchange 90 and falling therefrom, and a drain pipe (not shown) is located on one side of the water tray 92 for The condensed water is drained from the water pan 92 to the outside of the indoor unit. In addition to the above structure, the indoor unit of the air conditioner includes an air cleaner for removing various foreign matter introduced into the air of the room through the air inlets 70a, 7〇b, 70c. The air cleaner includes: side filters 210, 220 positioned inside the side air inlets 70b, 70c, respectively; and a lower filter group 230 positioned on the base 50 having the air inlets 7A before being formed thereon . In a state where the front panel 100 is opened, the side filters 21, 220 are inserted and withdrawn from the front of the casing by sliding, and for this purpose, there are filter guides on the inner sides of the side faces 73a, 74a of the lower portion of the front casing 7 The pieces 73f, 74f are for inserting the side filters 210, 220 therein, respectively. The side filters 21, 220 may be of different constructions such as nets for filtering inclusions such as dust and the like. The lower filter assembly 230 has a structure vertically stacked by a plurality of filters 231, 232, 233. In detail, the lower filter assembly 23 includes a first filter 231 mounted on the upper portion of the base, and an installation. A second filter 232 above the first filter 231 and a third filter 233 mounted above the second filter 232. The first filter 231 is a mesh filter for removing inclusions in the air guided to the upper portion of the base 50 via the front air inlet 70a and the lower blade 54. 1269013 The base 50 has opposite "π" shaped first filter guides 231a, 231b positioned on opposite sides thereof for passing the first filter 231 from the front of the case via the " An opening of the lower portion of the phase body, slidingly inserting, guiding and supporting the side of the first filter, so that the base 50 can support both sides of the lower portion of the first teardrop 231, the first filter guide 231a 231b is capable of supporting the opposite sides and the upper surface of the first filter and the ends of the device 231. Next, the second filter 232 and the third filter 233 are mounted on a separate filter frame 234 and are disposed on top of the first filter 23o. The second filter 232 preferably includes: a HEPA filter. (HEPA filter, high efficiency filter); nano-carbon filter on HEPA filter; non-woven filter cloth (n〇nw〇ven fabric) on nano carbon filter 'To avoid the carbon from flying out of the filter; and a support frame to support the filters. The third filter 233 includes a nano copper filter (nan〇_c〇pper filter), a nano silver filter (nano_siiver filter), and a support frame for supporting the nano copper filter and the nano silver. filter. The filter frame 234 is disposed on the first filter 231, supports the second filter 232 and the third transition device 233, and is fixed on the base by a screw "S2, fixed to the upper surface of the base. The hole 53 and the fixing hole 234a on the side protrusion of the lower edge of the filter frame 234. In order to easily fix the filter frame 234, the upper portion of the base preferably has an alignment protrusion (not shown). a position of the protrusion for aligning the filter frame, the alignment protrusion protruding upward to support a portion of the projection of the filter frame 15 1269013 or the entire outer surface, thus, In the filter frame, when the projection is in contact with the alignment projection, the filter frame 234 is loaded at the correct position on the upper portion of the base 5. The filter frame 234 will be described in detail below, the filter frame having An open upper surface and an open lower surface, when air is drawn in through the front air inlet 70a, passes through the first filter 231, and flows from the lower portion of the filter frame to the upper portion thereof, by using the second filter 232 and Three filters 233 to clean the air, the filter The frame 234 has an open front portion for inserting and withdrawing the second filter 232 and the third filter 233 from the open front portion of the filter frame. The filter frame 234 has a bottom support at the bottom of a bottom inner wall. a piece 234b for supporting and guiding the second filter 232; a top support guide 234c at the upper portion of the bottom support guide 234b for supporting and guiding the third filter 233; and one of the filters Inward projections 234e at the top ends of the frame are configured to prevent the third filter 233 from being disengaged in the upward direction of the filter frame 234. The bottom support guide 234b includes a front bracket for supporting the second filter a front portion of the 232; and a plurality of bottom brackets connecting the front bracket and the inner wall of the filter frame to support the underside of the second filter. The top support guide 234c is similar to the bottom support guide 234b, In addition, above the filter group, that is, the front of the fan 80, there is a photo-catalyst plasma air purifier 240, and the photocatalyst plasma air purification device 240 includes a photocatalyst plasma air purifier 240. a highv〇hage generator, an ionizing part, a collecting part (c〇ilecting 16 1269013 part), and a photocatalyst filter (ph〇to cataiyst β (four)), the high voltage generator applying a high voltage The ionization portion, (10) conducts a discharge; the ionization portion ionizes the dust in the air by the U generated in the discharge, and emits the light energy; the collecting portion collects the ionized dust; the light touches the filter, and the light is filtered from the Xuan The light generated by the chemical decomposition decomposes and collects the odor particles. Above the photocatalyst plasma air purification unit 240 is a control box 250 having electrical components for controlling the motors coupled to the blades 54, 75, passes 76b, 77a, 77b. The front panel 100 of the front cover body is rotatably connected to one edge of the front case 70 to cover the front portion 71 of the front case 7 to form the front face of the indoor unit and has - A structure that can easily change color or design. To this end, the front panel 100 has an upper right end rotatably coupled to the upper right side of the front case 70 by a rotatable connecting member such as a hinge, an upper bracket 1〇1 having a downward projection or other means. And a lower right end rotatably connected to the right front end of the front portion of the base 50 by a rotatable connecting member such as a hinge, a lower bracket 1 2 having an upward projection or the like; a locking device For example, the magnets 103a, 103b' are located at the left side of the rear panel 1 and the left side of the front portion 71 of the front cabinet to maintain the closed state of the front panel 1 . Of course, the front panel 100 can be connected to the box. The left side of the body. Further, similarly, FIG. 13 illustrates a third embodiment of an indoor unit of an air conditioner which will be described later, and the lock can be changed in many ways. Therefore, the lock device includes a resilient hook l3c and a projection 1 〇3d, located on either the front box or the front panel. The front panel 100 includes: a glass panel 110; a colored panel 120' having a color that is in close contact with the glass panel; a rear panel 130 in close contact with the color panel 17 1269013; and a section The rectangular frame 14〇 has an inward 9 to surround the edges of the glass plate 110, the colored plate 120 and the rear surface 130 which are in close contact with each other, and the rectangular frame 14〇 preferably has a flange such as a flange which can bend or bend the dog. 140a or rear flange 14〇b for replacing the colored plate 12〇. - When the right user wants to change the color or design of the front panel, the aforementioned structure can change the color or design of the front panel by the _ swatch (4). The uranium panel also has a display portion 121 for displaying an operating mode of the air conditioner, desired temperature, and operational information. The same 蛉' at the rear of the front panel 100 preferably has a cover 131 facing the opening 71a in front of the upper portion of the front case 70 to prevent air from leaking through the opening 71a. Referring to Fig. 5, in the indoor unit of the present invention, when the front panel is energized, the hot parent 90 is exposed from the opening 71a in the upper front portion of the front case 70, and the fan 80 and the air cleaner are exposed from the open lower portion of the front case 70. Coming out, enabling the user to clean or repair the heat exchanger 9 or the fan 80' from the front of the indoor unit or insert or withdraw the filter 210, 220, 231, 232, 233 for cleaning or replacing the filter . The operation of the indoor unit of an air conditioner of the present invention will be explained in conjunction with the first embodiment. When a power source is applied to the air conditioner to provide a cooling or heating mode of operation, the upper blade 75, the lower blade 54, the side outlet blades 76a, 76b, and the side inlet blades 77a, 77b located on the side of the front case are respectively driven by respective motors. Rotate to open the air inlets 70a, 70b, 70c and the air outlets 72a, 72b, 72c. 18 1269013 Then 'When the fan 80 starts running, room air is drawn into the tank via the air inlets 70a, 70b, 70c as the air passes through the side filters 21, 220 and the lower filter set 230 of the air cleaner, The drawn air is purified. In detail, the air drawn in through the air inlet 70a before the base 50 is continuously purified through the first filter 231, the second filter 232, and the third filter 233 of the lower filter group 230; via the front case When the air drawn in the air inlets 70b and 70c of the side 70 passes through the side filters 21〇, 22〇, it is purified; when the indoor unit is operated for the purpose of purifying the air, because the indoor unit is at the side inlet vane 77a, 77b are closed, and only the lower blade 54 is opened to draw air in a state where it enters through the front air inlet 70a, even fine dust particles are removed by the lower filter group 230 to clean the air discharged to the room. Next, when the air purified through the filters 210, 220, 231, 232, and 233 passes through the photocatalyst plasma air purification device 240 in front of the fan 80, dust and odor particles are ionized and collected. The purified air is blown to the heat exchanger 90 by the fan 80, undergoes a heat exchange process with the refrigerant flowing through the heat exchanger, and is discharged to the room via the air outlets 72a, 72b, 72c in a cooled or heated state. To cool or heat the room. Meanwhile, since the air cleaner is used for a long time, if the inclusions such as dust accumulate in the filters 231, 232, 233 of the lower filter group 230 and the side filters 210, 220, the user can conveniently open the front panel 100 to The filters 231, 232, 233 or the side filters 210, 220 of the lower filter group 230 are drawn in the front direction of the front case 70. 19 100. 100.1269013 Then, insert the cleaned or new filter, turn to close the front panel. In addition, even when the device such as the heat exchanger 9 or the fan 8 is to be repaired or cleaned, the hot parent 90 or the fan 80 can The front panel 100 is opened and repaired or cleaned through the first opening 71a and the second opening 71b. Further, if the user wants to change the color of the front surface of the indoor unit, the front color of the indoor unit can be easily and easily changed by replacing the existing colored panel 12 on the front panel 100 with a new colored panel. In the following, the second embodiment and the third embodiment of the indoor unit of the present invention will be incorporated. Fig. 11 is a perspective view showing an indoor unit of an air conditioner according to a second preferred embodiment of the present invention, and Fig. 12 is a view showing an indoor unit of the air conditioner according to a third preferred embodiment of the present invention. Referring to Fig. 11, an indoor unit of an air conditioner according to a second embodiment of the present invention includes a person π grating 78 positioned on a lower side of the front case 70, in which a side air population is formed. Referring to Figs. 13 to 15 'the third embodiment of the air conditioner according to the third embodiment of the present invention includes: a left side blade 79a located on the left side of the front case 7 , to simultaneously open/close the left air outlet and the left air Entrance; 7% of the right side blade, located on the right side of the front case 70 to simultaneously open/close the right air outlet and the right air inlet. In order to rotate the front panel 1 覆盖 covering the front portion of the front case 70, the front panel is fixed to the front case with a key member 200. The hinge part 200 includes an upper hinge 201, one end of which is fixed to the upper right end of the front panel and the other end has a downwardly rotatable rotatable shaft (not shown); 20 1269013 and - hinge seat 2〇2 'Set at the right front end of the Wei red surface π, on which the upper hinge 201 is attached or detachable. The hinge base 202 includes a hinge port (not shown), and the rotatable shaft of the upper hinge 2〇1 is rotatably inserted therein. The hinge seat 2〇2 preferably further includes a stopper 202a for preventing the front. The panel 1 is opened more than a predetermined angle, and the stopper 202a has a predetermined stepped shape on the hinge base 202. When the front panel 100 is rotated, the upper hinge 2〇1 is stopped to rotate as the front panel rotates. In the aforementioned hinge member 200, the upper hinge 201 is preferably made of a material having good elasticity for being bonded to the hinge base 202 and from being damaged by the impact of the stopper 202a. Although not shown in the figure, it has: a hinge, located at the lower right end of the front panel 1; and a lower hinge seat, located at the lower right end of the front case, coupled to the lower hinge. Further, the elastic hook 103c is provided at the upper left end of the front panel 1〇〇, and the projection 103d is provided at the upper left end of the front case for fixing the front panel 1〇〇 and the front case 7〇. As described above, since other structures are the same as or similar to those of the first embodiment, the description thereof will not be repeated. As described above, the indoor unit of the air conditioner of the present invention has the following advantages: First, the front case cover covered by the front panel makes the various components fixed in the case easy to clean or repair. Second, the air cleaner is easy to load and unload, and there is no danger of injury to the cabinet or adjacent components during the loading and unloading of the air cleaner. 21 1269013 The first 'front panel that covers the front of the front cabinet and the exterior panel that forms the interior of the indoor unit' is easily replaced with the front panel before the stained or faded panel. It is obvious that those skilled in the art can make various modifications and changes without departing from the spirit of the present invention and the scope defined by the attached full-time application. Modifications or variations relating to the invention made by the equivalent scope thereof are intended to be covered by the invention. 22 1269013 [Simplified illustration of the drawings] Fig. 1 is a perspective view of an indoor unit of a conventional air conditioner, the air outlet is in a closed state; Fig. 2 is a perspective view of an indoor unit of a conventional air conditioner, the air outlet is open Figure 3 illustrates a front view of an indoor unit of a conventional air conditioner, the air outlet of which is in an open state; Figure 4 is an exploded perspective view of the indoor unit of the air conditioner according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention, and Figure 5 illustrates BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS A perspective view of an indoor unit of an air conditioner having a front panel in an open state; FIG. 6 illustrates a horizontal section of a front panel of an indoor unit of an air conditioner according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention; Figure 7 is a perspective view showing an indoor unit of an air conditioner according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention, the air inlet and the air outlet being in a closed state; Figure 8 is a view showing an indoor unit of an air conditioner according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention; Front view, the air inlet and the air outlet are in a closed state; 41 FIG. 9 is a perspective view of an indoor unit of an air conditioner according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention, the air inlet and the air outlet Figure 10 is a front elevational view of an indoor unit of an air conditioner in accordance with a preferred embodiment of the present invention, with an air inlet and an air outlet in an open state; Figure 11 illustrates another preferred embodiment of the present invention Fig. 12 is a front view of an indoor unit of an air conditioner according to still another preferred embodiment of the present invention, and Fig. 13 is a perspective view showing an indoor unit of an air conditioner shown in Fig. 12; 14 is an enlarged perspective view of a portion "A" in Fig. 13; and Fig. 15 is an enlarged perspective view showing a portion "B" in Fig. 13. [Main component symbol description] 1 Base 2 Rear case 4 Front case 4a Front air outlet 4b, 4c Side air outlet 4d, 4e Side air inlet 5 Upper 7 Left entrance grill 8 Right entrance grill 10 Open/close panel 12 Front/rear moving panel 14 Left side blade 16 Right side blade 30 Heat exchanger 50 Base 51, 52 Groove 53 Mounting hole
24 1269013 54 Lower blade 60 Rear case 70 Front case 70a Front air inlet 70b, 70c Side air inlet 71 Front 71a First opening 71b Second opening 72 Upper surface 72a Upper air outlet 72b, 72c Side air outlet 73a, 74a Side 73b, 74b Side 73c, 74c First fixing hole 73d, 74d Second fixing hole 73e, 74e Projection 73f, 74f Guide 75 Upper blade 75a Outlet guide 75b, 75c Projection 76a, 76b Side exit blade 77a, 77b side inlet vane 78 inlet grille 79 a left side vane 1269013 79 b right side vane 80 fan 81 fan casing 82 orifice 90 heat exchanger 92 water pan 100 front panel 101 upper bracket 102 lower bracket 103a, 103b magnet 103c elastic hook 103d Projection 110 Glass plate 120 Color plate 121 Display portion 130 Rear panel 131 Cover plate 140 Rectangular frame 140a Front flange 140b Rear flange 200 Hinge part 201 Upper hinge 202 Hinge seat 202a Stop portion 1269013 210, 220 Side filter 230 lower filter group 231 first filter 231a, 231b first filter guide 232 second filter 233 Third filter 234 Filter frame 234a Fixing hole 234b Bottom support guide 234c Top support guide 234e Inward projection 240 Photocatalyst plasma air purifier 250 Control box
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  1. L269〇i3 X. Patent application scope: L~ indoor unit of air conditioner, comprising: a box, supporting a heat exchanger, a fan and at least one filter, and having at least one air inlet, at least one air outlet and At least one predetermined size front opening; and a front panel rotatably coupled to one of the edges of the case to cover the front face of the case and the appearance of the front of the case. 2. The indoor unit of an air conditioner according to claim 1, wherein the box comprises: a base; a rear case located at a rear portion of the upper surface of the base, having an open front portion; The front case is located at the front of the upper surface of the base and is coupled to the front of the rear case having the front opening. 3. The indoor unit of the air conditioner according to claim 1, wherein the opening of the box is located in front of the heat exchanger, and in the state in which the front panel is opened, the inside of the box is located. The heat exchanger is capable of being cleaned or maintained. The indoor unit of the air conditioner of the invention of claim 1, wherein the opening of the box is located in front of the fan, and the front panel is opened. In this state, the fan located inside the cabinet can be cleaned or repaired. The indoor unit of the air conditioner according to item i of the patent scope of the invention further includes a cover plate for covering the opening on the box. • The room of the air conditioner as described in item 5 of the claim, wherein the cover is located behind the front panel, face _σ, to cover the opening. The indoor unit of the air conditioner according to claim 1, further comprising a plurality of filters for removing inclusions in the air drawn from the air inlets. 8. The indoor unit of an air conditioner according to claim 7, wherein the plurality of filters are inserted/extracted from the front of the casing through the opening of the casing in a state where the front panel is opened. 9. The indoor unit of an air conditioner according to claim 1, wherein the front panel can be changed in color or design. 10. The indoor unit of an air conditioner according to claim 9, wherein the front panel comprises: a colored panel having a color; and a rear panel positioned behind the colored panel. 11. The indoor unit of an air conditioner according to claim 10, wherein the front panel further comprises a transparent glass plate positioned in front of the color plate. 12. An indoor unit of an air conditioner, comprising: a cabinet, comprising: a front box having at least one opening of a predetermined size in front of the box, and a rear box coupled to the rear of the front box; supporting a heat exchanger, a fan and at least one filter; and having at least one air inlet, at least one air outlet and at least one predetermined size front opening; and a front panel rotatably coupled to one of the edges of the housing To cover the front surface of the box and the appearance of the front of the box, and the color can be changed. The indoor unit of the air conditioner according to claim 12, wherein the box further comprises a base for supporting the front case and the rear case, and the front 29 1269013 mask has a front air Entrance. The indoor unit of the air conditioner according to the item, wherein the front side of the heat exchanger is opened under the shape of the front panel to enable the heat exchanger to be cleaned or maintained in the cabinet. The indoor unit of the air conditioner according to item 14, wherein the parental shifter is located in an upper space of the cabinet. 16. The indoor unit of the air conditioner according to claim 12, wherein the opening of the box is located in front of the fan, and the inner side of the box is in a state where the front panel is open The fan can be cleaned or repaired. The indoor unit of an air conditioner according to claim 16, wherein the fan is located in a lower space of the casing. An indoor unit of an air conditioner according to claim 12, wherein the enthalpy filter is located between the air inlet and the fan to remove inclusions in the air drawn through the air inlets. The object can be inserted/extracted through the opening of the box in a state where the front panel is opened. The indoor unit of an air conditioner according to claim 12, wherein the front panel comprises: a colored panel having a color; and a rear panel located behind the colored panel. The indoor unit of the air conditioner according to claim 19, wherein the front panel further comprises a transparent glass plate located in front of the color plate. 30
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