Miele CVA 6401 manual

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  • Brand: Miele
  • Product: Coffee maker
  • Model/name: CVA 6401
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: Dutch, German, English, Italian, Finnish, French

Table of Contents

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Operating and installation instructions
Built-in coffee machine
To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the appliance, it is essential
to read these instructions before it is installed and used for the first time.
en – AU, NZ M.-Nr. 10 499 930
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Packaging material / Disposal of old machine
2
Disposal of the packing
material
The transport and protective packing
has been selected from materials which
are environmentally friendly for
disposal, and can normally be recycled.
Recycling the packaging reduces the
use of raw materials in the
manufacturing process and also
reduces the amount of waste in landfill
sites. Ensure that any plastic
wrappings, bags etc. are disposed of
safely and kept out of the reach of
babies and young children. Danger of
suffocation.
Disposing of your old
appliance
Electrical and electronic appliances
often contain materials which, if
handled or disposed of incorrectly,
could be potentially hazardous to
human health and to the environment.
They are, however, essential for the
correct functioning of your appliance.
Therefore, please do not dispose of
your old appliance with your household
waste.
Please dispose of it at your local
community waste collection / recycling
centre.
Ensure that your old appliance presents
no danger to children while being
stored for disposal.
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Contents
3
Packaging material / Disposal of old machine ..................................................  2
Warning and Safety instructions..........................................................................  6
Guide to the appliance .......................................................................................  16
Controls and display ...........................................................................................  18
Accessories .........................................................................................................  19
Using for the first time ........................................................................................  20
Before using for the first time................................................................................ 20
Switching on for the first time ............................................................................... 20
Water hardness ..................................................................................................... 21
Operating principles............................................................................................  23
Filling the water container..................................................................................  24
Filling the coffee bean container .......................................................................  25
Switching the coffee machine on and off .........................................................  26
Adjusting the central spout to the correct cup height.....................................  27
Making drinks ......................................................................................................  28
Making a coffee drink............................................................................................ 28
Dispensing a double portion ................................................................................. 29
Cancelling preparation .......................................................................................... 29
Preparing several cups of coffee - Coffee pot ...................................................... 30
Drinks made with ready ground coffee ................................................................. 30
Drinks with milk ..................................................................................................... 32
Preparing hot water............................................................................................... 33
Preparing User profile drinks................................................................................. 34
After a drink has been prepared............................................................................ 34
Coffee the way you like it ...................................................................................  35
Grinder setting....................................................................................................... 35
Amount of coffee, brew temperature and pre-brewing......................................... 36
Amount of coffee.............................................................................................. 36
Brewing temperature........................................................................................ 37
Pre-brewing ground coffee............................................................................... 37
Portion size ..........................................................................................................  38
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Contents
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User profiles.........................................................................................................  40
Calling up User profiles ......................................................................................... 40
Creating a User profile...................................................................................... 40
Selecting a User profile .................................................................................... 41
Changing a name ............................................................................................. 41
Deleting a profile .............................................................................................. 41
Changing a User profile.................................................................................... 42
Settings ................................................................................................................  43
Calling up the "Settings" menu ............................................................................. 43
Changing and saving settings............................................................................... 43
Overview of available settings............................................................................... 44
Language............................................................................................................... 46
Time of day............................................................................................................ 46
Date....................................................................................................................... 46
Timer ..................................................................................................................... 46
Eco mode .............................................................................................................. 48
Lighting.................................................................................................................. 49
Info (display information) ....................................................................................... 49
Locking the coffee machine (System lock ) ....................................................... 50
Water hardness ..................................................................................................... 50
Display brightness................................................................................................. 50
Volume................................................................................................................... 50
Factory default....................................................................................................... 51
Showroom programme (Demo mode)................................................................... 51
Cleaning and care ...............................................................................................  52
Quick guide ........................................................................................................... 52
Cleaning by hand or in the dishwasher................................................................. 53
Drip tray................................................................................................................. 55
Drip tray cover....................................................................................................... 56
Water container ..................................................................................................... 56
Waste container .................................................................................................... 57
Central spout......................................................................................................... 57
Maintenance of the milk valve............................................................................... 59
Milk flask with lid ................................................................................................... 60
Interior and appliance door ................................................................................... 61
Central spout connector........................................................................................ 62
Brew unit ............................................................................................................... 62
Removing and cleaning the brew unit by hand................................................ 62
Maintenance programmes..................................................................................... 64
Opening the "Maintenance" menu................................................................... 64
Rinsing the appliance............................................................................................ 64
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Contents
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Rinsing the milk pipework ..................................................................................... 65
Cleaning the milk pipework................................................................................... 65
Degreasing the brew unit ...................................................................................... 67
Descaling the machine .......................................................................................  69
Problem solving guide ........................................................................................  72
Messages in the display........................................................................................ 72
Unusual performance of the coffee machine ........................................................ 75
Unsatisfactory results............................................................................................ 79
Problems when heating up or frothing milk........................................................... 80
Replacing the angled connector ........................................................................... 82
After sales service and warranty .......................................................................  84
Saving energy ......................................................................................................  85
Electrical connection ..........................................................................................  86
Installation............................................................................................................  87
Building-in and combination options .................................................................... 87
Ventilation.............................................................................................................. 88
Building in the coffee machine.............................................................................. 89
Adjusting the door hinges ..................................................................................... 90
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Warning and Safety instructions
6
This coffee machine conforms to current safety requirements.
Improper use of the appliance can, however, present a risk of both
personal injury and material damage.
To avoid the risk of accidents and damage to the appliance,
please read these instructions carefully before installation and
before using it for the first time. They contain important notes on
the installation, safety, operation and care of the appliance.
Miele cannot be held liable for damage caused by non-compliance
with these Warning and Safety instructions.
Keep the instructions in a safe place and pass them along to any
future owner.
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Warning and Safety instructions
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Correct application
 This appliance is designed for domestic use and for use in similar
environments by guests in hotel or motel rooms, bed & breakfasts
and other typical living quarters. This does not include common/
shared facilities or commercial facilities within hotels, motels or bed
& breakfasts.
 The coffee machine is not suitable for outdoor use.
 The machine is intended only for the preparation of coffee based
drinks such as espresso, cappuccino, latte macchiato etc. Any other
usage is at the owner's risk.
 This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including
children) with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or
lack of experience and knowledge, unless they have been given
supervision or instruction concerning its use by a person responsible
for their safety, and are able to recognise the dangers of misuse.
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Warning and Safety instructions
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Safety with children
 Caution! Danger of burning and scalding on the dispensing
spouts.
Children's skin is far more sensitive to high temperatures than that
of adults.
Ensure children do not touch hot surfaces of the coffee machine or
place parts of their body under the dispensing spouts.
 Install the coffee machine out of reach of children.
 Young children must not be allowed to use this appliance.
 Older children may only use the coffee machine unsupervised if
they have been shown how to use it safely and recognise and
understand the consequences of incorrect operation.
 Children should be supervised when they are near the coffee
machine. Do not allow them to play with it or to use the controls.
 Cleaning may only be carried out by older children under the
supervision of an adult.
 Remember that coffee and espresso are not suitable drinks for
children.
 Risk of suffocation!
Children may be able to wrap themselves in packing material or pull
it over their heads with the risk of suffocation. Keep children away
from any packing material.
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Warning and Safety instructions
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Technical safety
 Repairs and installation work by unqualified persons could be
dangerous. The manufacturer cannot be held liable for unauthorised
work. Installation work and repairs to electrical appliances must only
be carried out by a Miele approved service technician.
 A damaged appliance is dangerous. Check it for any visible
damage. Never install or attempt to use a damaged appliance.
 Before connecting the appliance to the mains supply, make sure
that the rating on the data plate corresponds to the voltage and
frequency of the household supply. This data must correspond in
order to avoid the risk of damage to the appliance. Consult a
qualified electrician if in any doubt.
 The electrical safety of this appliance can only be guaranteed
when continuity is complete between it and an effective earthing
system. It is most important that this basic safety requirement is
present and tested regularly and, where there is any doubt, the
household wiring system should be inspected by a qualified
electrician.
 Reliable and safe operation of the coffee machine can only be
guaranteed if it is connected to the mains electrical supply.
 Do not connect the machine to the mains electricity supply by a
multi-socket adapter or an extension lead. These do not guarantee
the safety of the appliance (e.g. danger of overheating).
 This appliance must not be installed and operated in mobile
installations (e.g. on a ship).
 For safety reasons, this appliance may only be used when it has
been built in.
 If the coffee machine is to be built in above another appliance,
there must be a full-width, closed shelf between them (except in
combination with a built-in Miele plate warming drawer).
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Warning and Safety instructions
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 Only use the coffee machine in rooms where the ambient
temperature is between +10 °C and +38 °C.
 Do not cover or block the ventilation gaps.
This would prevent adequate ventilation. Condensation can damage
the coffee machine or the furniture housing unit.
 Ensure that there is sufficient ventilation around the coffee
machine. Otherwise condensate may form and the appliance or the
furniture unit may be damaged. The ventilation cut-out area in the
furniture unit and the space underneath the ceiling must amount to
at least 200
cm2
.
 If the coffee machine is installed behind a kitchen furniture door, it
may only be used with the furniture door open. This will prevent the
formation of heat and humidity and subsequent damage to the
appliance and/or furniture unit. Do not close the furniture door while
the coffee machine is in use. Ensure the coffee machine has cooled
down completely before closing the furniture door.
 Repairs may only be carried out by a Miele authorised service
technician. Repairs by unqualified persons can cause considerable
danger to the user.
 Before any repair work is carried out, the appliance must be
completely disconnected from the electricity supply.
The appliance is only completely isolated from the electricity supply
when:
– the mains fuse is disconnected, or
– it is switched off at the circuit breaker, or
– the mains connection cable is disconnected from the power
supply.
Pull the plug, not the cord, to disconnect the appliance from the
power supply.
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Warning and Safety instructions
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 The manufacturer's warranty will be invalidated if the appliance is
not repaired by a Miele approved service technician.
 Faulty components must only be replaced by genuine Miele
Original spare parts. The manufacturer can only guarantee the safety
of the appliance when Miele replacement parts are used.
 Never open the outer casing of the machine. Tampering with
electrical connections or components and mechanical parts is highly
dangerous to the user and can cause operational faults or electric
shock.
 Use only Miele Original spare parts. If spare parts or accessories
from other manufacturers are used, the warranty will be invalidated,
and Miele cannot accept liability.
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Warning and Safety instructions
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Correct use
 The dispensing spouts present a danger of burning or
scalding.
The liquids and steam dispensed are very hot.
 Please note:
– Keep well away from the area underneath the spouts when hot
liquids and steam are being dispensed.
– Heating surfaces have residual heat after use. Do not touch hot
components.
– Hot liquid or steam could spatter from the nozzles. Ensure that
the central spout is clean and fitted correctly.
– Water in the drip tray can also be very hot. Take care when
emptying it.
 Never look directly at the lighting or use optical instruments to
look at it.
 Please note the following regarding water:
– Fill the water container only with fresh, cold tap water. Hot or
warm water or other liquids could damage the coffee machine.
– Change the water every day to prevent a build-up of bacteria.
– Do not use mineral water. Mineral water will cause serious
limescale deposits to build up in your machine and damage it.
– Do not use water from reverse osmosis units. The machine could
be damaged.
 Only fill the bean container with roasted espresso/coffee beans.
Do not fill the bean container with coffee beans which have been
treated with additives or with ground coffee.
Do not fill the bean container with any type of liquid.
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Warning and Safety instructions
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 Do not use green (unroasted) coffee beans or mixtures of coffee
beans which contain green coffee beans. Green coffee beans are
very hard and still contain a certain amount of residual moisture.
These can damage the coffee machine grinder as soon as grinding
begins.
 Do not use coffee beans which have been treated with caramel,
sugar or other substances. Sugar will damage the coffee machine.
 Only add ground coffee or cleaning tablets to the ground coffee
chute.
 Do not use any caramelised ready ground coffee. The sugar in the
coffee will stick to and block the brew unit of the coffee machine.
The cleaning tablets for degreasing the brew unit will not remove this
type of deposit.
 Only use milk without additives. Additives in milk usually contain
sugar and this will stick to the milk pipework.
 If using cow's milk, only use pasteurised milk to prevent a build-
up of bacteria in the appliance.
 Do not place any alcohol mixtures which are alight underneath the
central spout. The flames could ignite plastic components and cause
them to melt.
 Do not swing from or hang anything on the appliance door when it
is open as this could damage the hinges on the coffee machine.
 The seal on the central spout connector is lubricated with silicone
grease. Try to avoid getting this grease on your clothing when
removing and inserting containers or other components.
 The machine must not be used for cleaning objects.
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Warning and Safety instructions
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Cleaning and care
 It is important to switch off the coffee machine before any
cleaning or maintenance.
 Clean the coffee machine and the milk flask before using for the
first time (see "Cleaning and care").
 All parts of the milk system need to be cleaned thoroughly and
regularly. Milk contains bacteria which proliferate rapidly with
inadequate cleaning.
 Do not clean the machine with a steam cleaner or immerse it in
water as this will damage the machine. Steam or water could reach
the electrical components and cause a short circuit.
 Avoid spillage on appliance connectors.
 Descale the coffee machine regularly depending on the water
hardness level in your area. Descale the machine more frequently in
areas with very hard water. Miele cannot be held liable for damage
arising from insufficient descaling, the use of incorrect descaling
agent or the use of descaling agent which is not of the appropriate
concentration.
 Degrease the brew unit regularly with Miele cleaning tablets.
Depending on the natural oil content of the coffee used, the brew
unit can become blocked quite quickly.
 Used coffee grounds should be disposed of with the organic
rubbish or on the compost heap. Do not empty them down the sink,
as they could block it.
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Warning and Safety instructions
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The following applies to appliances with stainless steel
surfaces:
 Do not adhere stickers, adhesive tape or any other adhesive
materials to stainless steel surfaces. The coating on the stainless
steel surfaces will become damaged and lose its protective
properties against soiling.
 Stainless steel scratches very easily and even magnets can cause
damage to the surface.
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Guide to the appliance
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Exterior view
a On/Off sensor 
b Controls and display
c Door handle
d Steam and hot water spout
e Drip tray cover
f Height-adjustable central spout with lighting
g Milk flask with lid
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Guide to the appliance
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Interior view
h Ground coffee chute cover
i Brew unit
j Ground coffee chute
k Slide control for the grinder setting
l Coffee bean container
m Water container
n Drip tray with grid
o Waste container
p Drip tray inside machine door
q Central spout connector
r Service flap
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Controls and display
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a On/Off sensor 
Switching the coffee machine on and
off
b Drink sensors
For making Espresso , Coffee ,
Cappuccino  or Latte macchiato 
c Further programmes 
More drinks such as Long coffee,
Cafè latte, hot milk, milk froth and hot
water,
Maintenance menu
d Display
Shows information on current activity
or status
e Back 
For returning to the previous menu,
cancelling unwanted actions
f Arrow sensors 
For showing more selection options
in the display and highlighting a
selection
g OK sensor
For confirming display messages and
saving settings
h User profiles 
Save and manage User profiles
i Settings 
Change settings, show or check
information, see which settings are
currently active
j Double portion 
For dispensing two portions of a
drink
k Parameters 
Settings for checking or altering
coffee preparation
l Optical interface
(for service technician use only)
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Accessories
19
These products and other useful
accessories can be ordered via the
Miele webshop or directly from Miele
(see back cover for contact details).
Accessories supplied
– Measuring spoon
For ground coffee
– Milk flask with lid
For storing milk and preparing drinks
with milk
– Cleaning agent for milk pipework
For cleaning the milk system (starter
set)
– 2 cleaning containers (large and
small)
For cleaning and maintenance of the
machine
– Descaling tablets
For descaling the water pipework
(starter set)
– Test strips
For determining the water hardness
level
– Silicone grease
For lubricating the seal on the central
spout connector
– Cleaning brush
For cleaning the milk pipework
– Central spout connector cap
Spare part
– Milk pipework elbow connector
Spare part
Optional accessories
Miele also offers a range of optional
accessories, as well as cleaning and
conditioning products for your coffee
machine.
– Original Miele all purpose
microfibre cloth
For removing finger marks and light
soiling
– Milk flask with lid
For storing milk and preparing drinks
with milk
– Compact lid
For storing the milk flask in the
refrigerator
– Cleaning agent for milk pipework
For cleaning the milk system
– Descaling tablets
For descaling the water pipework
– Cleaning tablets
For degreasing the brew unit
– Silicone grease
For lubricating the seal on the central
spout connector
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Using for the first time
20
Before using the coffee machine for
the first time, please read these
instructions and make yourself
familiar with the appliance and its
controls.
Before using for the first time
 Install the coffee machine and
connect it to the electricity supply
(see "Electrical connection" and
"Installation").
 Remove any protective foil from the
front of the machine.
Clean the appliance thoroughly
before filling it with water and coffee
beans (see "Cleaning and care").
Switching on for the first time
When the coffee machine is switched
on for the first time, you will be asked to
set the following settings:
– Language and country
– Date
– Time of day
– Display (time display)
 Touch the On/Off sensor .
"Miele - Willkommen" appears briefly in
the display.
Selecting a language
 Use the arrow sensors  to
highlight the required language.
Then touch OK.
 Use the arrow sensors  to
highlight the required country.
Then touch OK.
The setting is now saved.
Setting the time of day
 Touch the arrow sensors  until the
time of day appears.
Then touch OK.
The setting is now saved.
Set the date
 Use the arrow sensors  until the
current date is set.
Touch OK to confirm the year, month
and day.
The setting is now saved.
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Using for the first time
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Display
You can choose one of the following
options:
– On: The time and date are always
visible in the display when the
appliance is switched off.
– Off: The display is dark when the
machine is switched off.
– Night dimming: The date and the time
are only displayed between the hours
of 5:00 and 23:00.
 Use the arrow sensors  to
highlight the required language.
Touch OK.
Depending on the setting selected, the
coffee machine may use more energy.
A message will appear in the display
to inform you of this.
The coffee machine is now successfully
set up for use.
 Fill the water container with fresh,
cold tap water.
Water hardness
The water hardness level indicates how
much calcium is dissolved in the water.
The higher the calcium content, the
harder the water, and the harder the
water, the more often the coffee
machine will need to be descaled.
The coffee machine measures the
amount of water and steam used.
Depending on the level of water
hardness set, more or fewer drinks can
be dispensed before the appliance
needs to be descaled.
Programme the coffee machine to the
water hardness level of your area so
that it functions correctly and does not
get damaged. At the correct time a
prompt will then appear in the display
to descale the appliance.
The machine has four programmable
levels:
Water hardness Water
hardness
level in
your area
Setting (water
hardness
level)
0 - 8.4 °dH
(0 -1.5 mmol/l)
Soft Soft 1
8.4 - 14 °dH
(1.5 - 2.5 mmol/l)
Medium Medium 2
14 - 21 °dH
(2.5 - 3.7 mmol/l)
Hard Hard 3
> 21 °dH
(>  3.7 mmol/l)
Hard Very hard 4
The machine is programmed ex-works
to hardness level 3.
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Using for the first time
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Measuring water hardness
You can measure the water hardness
yourself using the enclosed test strip.
Alternatively, your local water authority
will be able to tell you the hardness of
water in your area.
 Dip the test strip in your drinking
water for approximately one second,
then shake off any excess water. The
result will be evident after about
a minute.
Setting the water hardness level
 Touch .
 Use the arrow sensors  to select
Water hardness and touch OK.
 Use the arrow sensors  to
highlight the required water hardness.
Then touch OK.
The setting is now saved.
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Operating principles
23
To operate the coffee machine, touch
the sensors with your finger.
When the following appears in the
display, you are in the drinks menu:
Miele

Select drink
To prepare a drink, select a coffee blend
and touch one of the drink sensors.
You can find more drinks in the Further
programmes  menu.
Selecting a menu and
navigating within a menu
To select a menu, touch the relevant
sensor. You will then be able to start an
action or change settings in the menu.
Settings
Time
Date
Language 
A bar on the right-hand side indicates
that further options or text are available.
Use the arrow sensors  to show
these.
The setting which is currently selected
will have a tick  beside it.
If you want to select an option, touch
the arrow sensors  until the option
you want is highlighted.
Touch the OK sensor to confirm your
selection.
Leaving the menu or cancelling
an action
To exit the current menu, touch "Back"
.
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Filling the water container
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 Change the water every day to
prevent a build-up of bacteria.
Only use cold, fresh tap water to fill
the water container.
Hot or warm water or other liquids
can damage the coffee machine.
Do not use mineral water. Mineral
water will cause serious limescale
deposits to build up in your machine
and damage it.
 Open the appliance door.
 Pull the water container out to
remove it.
 Remove the lid and fill the water
container with fresh, cold tap water
up to the "max." marker.
 Push the water container into the
machine until it clicks into place.
If the water container is a little high or
not pushed in all the way, check
whether the surface that the water
container sits on is dirty. If the water
container is not sitting correctly, the
drainage valve will not be sealed.
Clean the surface if necessary.
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Filling the coffee bean container
25
Fill the coffee bean container with
roasted coffee or espresso beans if you
want to use freshly ground coffee beans
for each cup of espresso or coffee.
Alternatively, you can make coffee or
espresso with ready ground coffee (see
"Making coffee or espresso using ready
ground coffee").
Important! Risk of damage to the
grinder.
Only put roasted coffee or espresso
beans in the container. Anything
else, including ground coffee, will
damage the grinder.
Do not fill the bean container with
any type of liquid.
Important! Sugar damages the coffee
machine.
Do not use coffee beans that have
been treated with sugar, caramel, or
other substances and do not put
liquids containing sugar in the coffee
bean container.
Do not use green (unroasted) coffee
beans or mixtures of coffee beans
which contain green coffee beans.
Green coffee beans are very hard
and still contain a certain amount of
residual moisture. These can
damage the coffee machine grinder
as soon as grinding begins.
Useful tip: You can use a nut or seed
grinder to grind green coffee beans.
These types of grinder generally have a
rotating stainless steel blade. You can
then add the ground green coffee
portion by portion to the ground coffee
chute and make the desired coffee
drink (see "Making drinks with ready
ground coffee").
 Pull out the coffee bean container.
 Push back the lid and fill the
container with coffee beans.
 Slide the lid back into place.
 Push the coffee bean container back
into the coffee machine and close the
appliance door.
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Switching the coffee machine on and off
26
Switching on
When the coffee machine is switched
on, it heats up and rinses the pipework.
This not only cleans the pipework, but
also warms it before coffee is prepared.
If the coffee machine still has an
operating temperature which is higher
than 60 °C, rinsing will not take place.
 Touch the On/Off sensor .
The appliance will begin rinsing after
the heating-up phase. Hot water will
come out of the central spout.
You can now prepare drinks.
Useful tip: Tip: If you do not want the
water from the rinsing process to flow
into the drip tray, place a suitable
container (e.g. the small cleaning
container) underneath the central spout
before preparing the first coffee of the
day.
Switching off
 Touch the On/Off sensor .
If coffee has been dispensed, the coffee
machine will rinse the coffee pipework
automatically before switching off.
Switching off for longer
periods of time
If the coffee machine is not going to be
used for a longer period of time, e.g.
whilst on holiday:
 Empty the drip tray, the waste
container and the water container.
 Clean all components thoroughly,
including the brew unit, the central
spout connector and the small drip
tray located inside the door.
 Switch off the appliance.
If the appliance door is to be left
open for a long time, it is advisable
to switch off at the wall or the fuse to
save energy.
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Adjusting the central spout to the correct cup height
27
You can adjust the central spout to suit
the height of the cup you are using so
that the coffee or espresso will not cool
down as quickly and the crema will
have a better consistency.
 Pull the central spout down until it is
at the same level as the rim of the
cup.
Alternatively, push the central spout
up until there is enough room to fit a
larger cup or mug underneath.
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Making drinks
28
 The dispensing spouts present a
danger of burning or scalding.
The liquids and steam dispensed are
very hot.
Keep well away from the area
underneath the spouts when hot
liquids and steam are being
dispensed.
Do not touch hot components.
The following drinks can be made:
– Espresso  is a strong, aromatic
coffee with a thick hazelnut brown
coloured layer of froth - known as the
crema - on top.
When making espresso, use
espresso roasted coffee beans.
– Coffee  differs from espresso by
the increased amount of water and
the roast of the beans.
Use coffee beans of the correct roast
to make coffee.
– Long coffee  is a coffee with
considerably more water.
Making a coffee drink
 Place a cup under the central spout.
 Touch the sensor for the drink you
want:
 Espresso
 Coffee
 in Further programmes: Long coffee
The coffee or espresso will be
dispensed from the central spout into
the cup.
To ensure that any coffee residues
from the factory testing process are
removed from the brewing system,
please throw away the first two cups
of coffee when using the coffee
machine for the first time.
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Dispensing a double portion
You can dispense two portions of
espresso or coffee at once either into
one cup or two separate cups.
To fill two cups at the same time:
 Place one cup under each of the
coffee spouts.
 Touch .
The  sensor will light up.
 Touch the sensor for the drink you
want.
Two portions of the desired drink will be
dispensed from the central spout.
If, after a while, you have not touched
one of the drinks sensors, the "Double
portion"  option will revert back to
single portions.
Cancelling preparation
Drink preparation can be cancelled
while Stop is visible in the display.
 Touch OK.
When making two portions at once,
touching the OK sensor once will only
stop the first drink.
To stop both drinks, touch OK for
longer.
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Preparing several cups of
coffee - Coffee pot
You can make several cups of coffee
one after the other automatically with
the Coffee pot function (max. 1 litre). Up
to eight cups can be made in this way.
You can use the Coffee pot function
twice in a row. After this the coffee
machine will need a longer cooling
down time of an hour in order to avoid
it being damaged.
 Place a sufficiently large container
under the central spout.
 Touch .
 Use the arrow sensors  to
highlight Coffee pot.
Touch OK.
 Use the arrow sensors  to
highlight the number of cups you
want (3 to 8). Touch OK.
 Follow the instructions in the display.
Each portion will be ground, brewed
and dispensed individually. The display
will inform you about the progress.
You can cancel the process at any time
by:
 Touching OK or .
Drinks made with ready
ground coffee
To make espresso or coffee using ready
ground coffee, add a portion of ground
coffee to the ground coffee chute.
This gives you the option of preparing a
cup of decaffinated coffee, for example,
even though the coffee bean container
is filled with roasted coffee beans.
The coffee machine will recognise
automatically that ready ground coffee
has been added to the ground coffee
chute.
Only one portion can be prepared at a
time when using ready ground coffee or
espresso.
Adding ready ground coffee
Do not add more than one level
scoop of ground coffee to the coffee
chute. If too much is added, the
brew unit will not be able to process
the coffee.
The coffee machine will use all the
ground coffee which has been added to
the chute to make the next coffee.
Use the measuring spoon supplied so
that the correct amount is used.
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 Open the appliance door.
 Remove the coffee chute cover and
open the lid of the coffee chute.
 Add one level scoop of ready ground
coffee to the chute.
 Close the lid, push the coffee chute
cover into the machine and close the
appliance door.
Prepare ground coffee? appears in the
display.
Making drinks with ready ground
coffee
If you want to make a drink with ready
ground coffee:
 Select Yes with the arrow
sensors . Touch OK.
You can now select which type of drink
you would like to make with ready
ground coffee.
 Place a cup under the central spout.
 Select the type of coffee you want.
The coffee machine will now prepare
the desired drink.
If you do not want to use ground coffee
to make the drink:
 Select No with the arrow
sensors . Touch OK.
The ground coffee will be directed into
the waste container.
If no drink is selected
within15 seconds, the ground coffee
will be directed into the waste
container.
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Drinks with milk
 Danger of burning and scalding
on the central spout.
The liquids and steam dispensed are
very hot.
Do not use milk with additives. Most
additives contain sugar which will
adhere to the milk pipework and
damage the machine.
If using cow's milk, only use
pasteurised milk to prevent a build-
up of bacteria in the appliance.
The following drinks with milk can be
made:
– Cappuccino  consists of approx.
2/3 milk froth and 1/3 espresso.
– Latte macchiato  consists of 1/3
each of hot milk, milk froth and
espresso.
– Caffè latte  consists of hot milch
and espresso.
Hot milk or milk froth can also be
made.
Notes on the milk flask
Milk is not cooled in the milk flask.
Therefore, place the milk flask in the
refrigerator if you are not going to use
milk for a while. Good milk froth can
only be achieved when cold milk
(below 10 °C) is used.
a Lid
b Milk sensor
c Milk suction tube
d Glass milk flask
 Fill the milk flask up to max. 2 cm
below the rim. Seal the milk flask with
the lid.
It is important to keep the opening
and neck of the milk flask clean
(whilst filling it and carrying it). Any
soiling can lead to a malfunction of
the flask in the machine.
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 Push the milk flask into the coffee
machine.
Preparing drinks with milk
 Place a suitable vessel underneath
the central spout.
 Touch the sensor for the drink you
want:
 Cappuccino
 Latte macchiato
 in Further programmes: Caffè Latte,
hot milk, milk froth
The coffee machine will now prepare
the selected drink.
Preparing hot water
Danger of burning and scalding on
the hot water spout. The water
dispensed is very hot.
Please note that the water prepared
by the machine is not boiling and is
therefore not suitable for preparing
tea.
 Place a suitable vessel underneath
the hot water spout.
 Touch .
 Touch the arrow sensors  until Hot
water is highlighted. Touch OK.
Hot water will be dispensed into the
vessel under the hot water spout.
To cancel preparation:
 Touch OK.
The preparation of hot water will be
cancelled.
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Preparing User profile drinks
If you have already created a specific
User profile, you can select this before
you make a drink.
 Touch .
 Touch Select profile.
 Touch the arrow sensors  until the
User profile you want is highlighted.
Touch OK.
The name of the User profile selected
will be shown in the top left-hand
corner of the display.
You can now prepare the drink you
want.
After a drink has been
prepared
If you have made a drink with milk, Start
the rinsing programme will appear in the
display after a while.
 Touch OK.
The milk pipework will now be rinsed.
Even if you do not touch OK, the milk
pipework will automatically be rinsed
after some time.
Useful tip: Remove the milk flask and
rinse the lid under running water. Then
fit the small lid to the milk flask and
store the flask in the fridge until it is
needed again.
You can only achieve good quality milk
froth with milk which is cold (< 10 °C).
The small milk flask lid is available to
order from Miele.
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In order to customise the coffee
machine to the type of coffee being
used, you can
– change the grinder setting,
– change the amount of coffee,
– set the brewing temperature, or
– pre-brew the coffee powder.
Grinder setting
When the beans are ground correctly,
the coffee or espresso will flow evenly
into the cup with a good crema.
The crema should have an even
nutbrown colour.
The grinder setting you select will be
used for all coffee drinks.
There are various ways to tell whether
the coffee grinder is set correctly.
The coffee has been too coarsely
ground if:
– Espresso or coffee flows into the cup
too quickly.
– The crema is very pale and uneven.
Set a finer grinder setting.
The coffee has been too finely ground
if:
– Espresso or coffee only trickles into
the cup.
– The crema is dark brown.
Set a coarser grinder setting.
To avoid damaging the grinder,
please note the following:
Only adjust the grinder one setting at
a time.
Grind the coffee beans again if you
want to adjust the grinder to the next
setting.
 Open the appliance door.
 Push the slide control one setting to
the left (for finer grinding) or one
setting to the right (for coarser
grinding).
 Close the appliance door.
 Dispense a coffee.
Then you can adjust the grinder setting
with the slide control again.
The altered grinder setting will not be
used until after the second coffee has
been dispensed.
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Amount of coffee, brew
temperature and pre-brewing
You can adjust the amount of coffee,
the brew temperature and pre-brewing
individually for each coffee drink. To do
this, first select the drink in the
Parameters  menu, then the drink
parameters can be adjusted.
 Touch .
 Select the drink you want and touch
OK.
The current settings for the amount of
coffee, brewing temperature and pre-
brewing will be displayed for this drink.
 Select Amount of coffee, Brew
temperature or Pre-brewing.
 Select the setting you want and touch
OK.
The setting is now saved.
Amount of coffee
The coffee machine can grind and brew
6-14 g of coffee beans per cup. The
greater the quantity, the stronger the
coffee.
There are various ways to tell whether
the amount of coffee is set correctly.
The amount of coffee is too low if:
– Espresso or coffee flows into the cup
too quickly.
– The crema is very pale and uneven.
– The espresso or coffee lacks body.
Increase the amount of coffee so that
more ground coffee is brewed.
The amount of coffee is too high if:
– Espresso or coffee only trickles into
the cup.
– The crema is dark brown.
– The espresso or coffee tastes bitter.
Decrease the amount of coffee so that
less ground coffee is brewed.
 Select Amount of coffee and touch OK.
 Use the arrow sensors  to change
the amount. Then touch OK.
The setting is now saved.
Useful tip: If the coffee is too strong for
you or it tastes bitter, try a different type
of bean.
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Brewing temperature
The ideal brewing temperature will
depend on
– the type of coffee being used,
– whether an espresso or a coffee is
being prepared, and
– the altitude of the region.
If the coffee machine is located at more
than 2000 metres above sea level, the
brewing temperature needs to be set
lower due to the change in pressure.
This is because the boiling point for
water at a high altitude above sea level
is lower than the boiling point for water
at sea level.
Useful tip: Not all types of coffee can
withstand a high temperature. Certain
types are too delicate - the crema on
top would not be as good and the taste
would be impaired.
The coffee machine has five brewing
temperatures.
 Select Brew temperature and touch
OK.
 Select the required temperature and
touch OK.
The setting is now saved.
Pre-brewing ground coffee
When the pre-brewing function is
switched on, the freshly ground coffee
is first moistened with a little hot water.
Then the remaining water is forced
through the moistened coffee at high
pressure. This helps release the flavour
of the coffee.
You can set pre-brewing for a normal
length of time or an extra long length of
time. Alternatively, you can switch off
the "Pre-brewing" function.
The machine is supplied with the "Pre-
brewing" function switched off.
 Touch the arrow sensors  until
Pre-brewing is highlighted. Touch OK.
The pre-brewing option which is
currently selected will be marked with a
tick .
 Touch the arrow sensors  until the
setting you want is highlighted. Touch
OK.
The setting is now saved.
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Portion size
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The flavour of the coffee produced
depends on the type of coffee, how
finely the beans are ground and the
quantity of water used.You can
programme the quantity of water
according to the size of your cups and
the type of coffee you are using.
For coffee drinks that use milk you can
also set the amount of milk or milk froth
to be dispensed with these drinks.
Additionally, you can set the portion
sizes for hot milk and milk froth alone.
Each type of drink has a maximum
portion size that can be programmed
into the machine. The coffee machine
halts preparation of the coffee once this
portion size has been reached. The
maximum possible portion size for this
type of drink is then saved in the
machine.
The changed portion size is always
saved in the current User profile. The
name of the current User profile
appears in the top-left of the display.
There are two ways of initiating the
programming of the portion size:
– By touching the drink sensor when
you are preparing a coffee; or
– By selecting Portion size in the
Parameters  menu.
Useful tip: You can cancel portion size
programming while Stop is visible in the
display.
If the water container becomes empty
during the preparation of a drink, the
programming of the portion size will
be cancelled. The portion size will not
be saved.
Changing the portion size
during drink preparation
You can change and save the portion
size for Espresso , Coffee ,
Cappuccino  and Latte macchiato 
while making these drinks.
 Place a cup under the central spout.
 Touch the sensor for the drink you
want until Change appears in the
display.
The desired drink will be made and Save
will appear in the display.
 When the cup is filled up to the level
you want, touch OK.
If you want to change the portion size
for coffee specialities made with milk
(e.g. Cappuccino), the ingredients
(components) which make up the drink
will be saved one after the other while
the drink is being made.
 When the quantity for each ingredient
reaches the level you want, touch OK.
The combination programmed in and
the total portion size will now be
dispensed every time that particular
drink is selected.
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Changing the portion sizes in
the Parameters  menu
You can only change the portion sizes
for Long coffee, Caffè Latte, hot
milk and milk froth via the
"Parameters" menu.
 Place a suitable vessel underneath
the central spout.
 Touch .
 Select the drink you want.
 Select Portion size and touch OK.
From this point onwards the procedure
is identical to programming the portion
size during drink preparation.
Changing the portion size for
different User profiles
You can set the portion size for
individual drinks for each User profile.
 Touch .
 Select the User profile you want.
The name of the current User profile is
shown in the top left of the display.
You can now change the portion size of
the individual drinks as described
previously.
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User profiles
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In addition to the Miele profile, you can
enter individual profiles to cater for
different tastes and preferences.
For each profile you can adjust the
settings for drinks individually (portion
size, grinder setting, brew temperature
and pre-brewing).
The name of the current User profile is
shown in the top left of the display.
Calling up User profiles
 Touch .
You can now create a User profile.
If you have allocated a profile in
addition to the Miele standard profile,
you have the following options:
– Select profile from the User profiles
that have already been allocated.
– Change name if the name of a User
profile needs to be changed.
– Delete profile if you want to delete a
User profile.
– Change profile to set whether the
coffee machine automatically always
reverts to the Miele standard profile
or retains the last selected profile.
Useful tip: Touch  or  to return to
the main menu.
Creating a User profile
 Select Create profile with the arrow
sensors  and touch OK.
Letters will appear in the display that
you can select with the arrow sensors.
You can use the arrow sensors to select
from numbers, upper case and lower
case letters.
 Touch the arrow sensors  to
select the first character and then
touch OK.
The character will then appear in the
line above.
 Repeat the process until the required
name appears in the display line
above.
Useful tip: If you make a mistake,
select the  sensor to delete the last
character.
When you have finished entering a
name and want to save it,
 use the arrow sensors  to
highlight the tick  and touch the OK
sensor.
If you do not want to save what you
have entered,
 touch and hold  until all characters
have been deleted and the coffee
machine jumps back to the previous
menu.
The last created profile is selected as
the current profile.
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Selecting a User profile
This selection is only possible if a
profile has been allocated in addition
to the Miele standard profile.
 Touch the arrow sensors  until
Select profile is highlighted. Touch OK.
 Select the required User profile with
the arrow sensors  and touch OK.
The name of the current User profile is
shown in the top left of the display.
Changing a name
This selection is only possible if a
profile has been allocated in addition
to the Miele standard profile.
 Touch the arrow sensors  until
Change name is highlighted and
touch OK.
 Proceed the same as with "Create
profile":
– Select  to delete a character.
– To enter new characters, select the
relevant character and confirm with
OK.
– Save the new name by selecting  in
the display and touching OK.
Deleting a profile
This selection is only possible if a
profile has been allocated in addition
to the Miele standard profile.
 Touch the arrow sensors  until
Delete profile is highlighted and
touch OK.
 Use the arrow sensors to select the
profile you want to delete.
 Touch OK.
A tick  will appear after the name and
the profile will be deleted after a short
time.
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Changing a User profile
You can programme the coffee machine
so that it changes back to the Miele
standard profile automatically after each
drink is dispensed, so that the Miele
profile is always active when the
machine is switched on or so that it
retains the most recently selected
profile.
 Select Change profile and touch OK.
You now have the following options:
– Manually: The selected User profile
remains active until you select
another User profile.
– After each use: The machine will
change back to the Miele standard
profile automatically after a drink is
dispensed.
– When switched on: Each time the
machine is switched on it will
automatically select the Miele
standard profile regardless of which
User profile was set before the
machine was last switched off.
 Select the required option and touch
OK.
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Calling up the "Settings" menu
 Touch .
You can now check or change the
settings.
Options which are currently selected
will have a tick  next to them.
Touch  if you want to access the
previous menu.
Touch  to return to Select drink.
Useful tip: If you have switched on the
time of day display or selected Night
dimming, you can alter settings without
switching the coffee machine on by
touching .
Changing and saving settings
 Touch .
 Select the setting you wish to change
with the arrow sensors  and
touch OK.
 Use the arrow sensors  to
highlight the required option. Then
touch OK.
The setting is now saved.
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Overview of available settings
The factory default for each option is indicated by *.
Menu option Available settings
Language  deutsch* and other languages
Country
Time Show
– Off* / On / Night dimming
Clock format
– 12 h / 24 h*
Set
Date Set
Timer Timer 1
– Set : Switch on at / Switch off after (00:30)* / Switch off at
– Days of the weekAllocate day of the week: Monday /
Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday /
Sunday
– Activate : Switch on at (Yes / No*) / Switch off at (Yes /
No*)
Timer 2
– Set : Switch on at / Switch off at
– Allocate day of the week: Monday / Tuesday /
Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday
– Activate : Switch on at (Yes / No*) / Switch off at (Yes /
No*)
Eco mode On* / Off
Lighting Brightness
Switch off after
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Menu option Available settings
Info Number of drinks
– Total no. of drinks / Espresso / Coffee / Long coffee /
Cappuccino / Latte macchiato / Caffè latte / Milk froth / Hot
milk / Hot water
No. of portions until appliance needs descaling:
No. of portions until brew unit needs degreasing:
System lock  On / Off*
Water hardness Soft
Medium
Hard*
Very hard
Display brightness Set the brightness
Volume Buzzer tones
Keypad tone
Showroom programme Demo mode (On / Off*)
Factory default Do not reset
Reset
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Language
You can select a language and country
for all display texts.
Useful tip: If you select the wrong
language by mistake, you can find the
"Language" option by following the flag
symbol .
Time of day
You can set the display for when the
time of day appears after switching off
the appliance, the clock format and the
time.
Display (time display)
You can choose one of the following
options:
– On: The time and the date will appear
in the display all the time, even when
the coffee machine is switched off.
– Off: The time and the date will not
appear in the display when the coffee
machine is switched off.
– Night dimming: The date and time are
displayed from 5:00 to 23:00.
Depending on the setting selected, the
coffee machine may use more energy.
A message will appear in the display
to inform you of this.
Clock format
You can select:
– 24-hour display (24 h)
– 12-hour display (12 h)
Setting the time of day
Use the arrow sensors  to set the
hours and minutes.
Date
Use the arrow sensors  to set the
year, month and day.
Timer
There are two timers with the following
timer functions:
The coffee machine
– switches on at a particular time, e.g.
in the morning for breakfast (Switch on
at).
– switches off at a particular time
(Switch off at).
– switches off after a particular length
of time if none of the sensors has
been touched or a drink has not been
made (Switch off after; Timer 1 only).
You can allocate the timer functions to
individual days of the week.
For Switch on at and Switch off at, the
timer must be activated and at least
one day of the week allocated.
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Selecting a timer
You can select:
– Timer 1: Switch on at, Switch off at,
Switch off after
– Timer 2: Switch on at, Switch off at
Switch on at
Please note that the coffee machine
will not switch on at the required time
if you have activated the system lock.
Use the arrow sensors  to set the
hours and minutes.
If the coffee machine has switched itself
on three times via the Switch on at timer
function and no drinks have been
dispensed, the machine will not switch
itself on again automatically. This
prevents the coffee machine from
switching itself on unnecessarily, for
example, whilst you are away on
holiday.
The programmed times will, however,
remain in memory and will be
reactivated after manually switching the
machine on again.
Switch off at
Use the arrow sensors  to set the
hours and minutes.
In the event of a longer absence the
programmed times will remain in
memory and will be reactivated after
manually switching the machine on
again.
Switch off after
The Switch off after timer function is
only available in Timer 1.
If none of the sensors has been pressed
or no drink has been prepared, the
coffee machine will switch itself off after
30 minutes to save energy.
You can change this pre-setting using
the arrow sensors  to a time of
between 15 minutes and 9 hours.
Allocating days of the week
Select the day of the week you want.
The selected day of the week will be
marked by .
When all required days of the week are
marked:
 Touch the arrow sensor  repeatedly
until Accept is highlighted. Touch the
OK sensor.
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Activating and deactivating the timer
For the time display, you have selected
On or Night dimming:
If the timer for Switch on at has been
activated, the symbol  and the
desired switch-on time appear in the
display 23:59 hours ahead of time.
When the system lock is activated, the
Switch on at option for the timer cannot
be selected.
Select the required timer function. The
selected timer function will be marked
by .
 Touch the arrow sensor  repeatedly
until Accept is highlighted. Touch the
OK sensor.
Eco mode
Eco mode is an energy-saving mode.
The steam system heats up when a
coffee drink or steam for hot milk / milk
froth is requested.
If Eco mode is switched off, milk froth
and hot milk, as well as coffee and
espresso, can be made one after
another. The steam system remains
heated up and much more energy is
used.
The coffee machine will indicate that
the energy consumption has been
altered.
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Lighting
The following options are available:
– Set the brightness of the lighting
when the appliance is switched on.
– Set the brightness of the lighting
when the appliance is switched off.
– You can specify when the lighting
should switch off (Lighting: Switch off
after).
Setting the brightness
First select:
– Appliance switched on
– Appliance switched off
Change the brightness using the arrow
sensors .
To switch off the lighting,
 touch the  arrow sensor until all of
the segments are empty, and
Switched off appears.
Setting the switching off time for the
lighting (Switch off after)
You can adjust the length of time that
the coffee machine remains lit up after
switching off.
Use the arrow sensors  to set the
hours and minutes.
While the appliance is switched on, the
lighting will remain on for 10 minutes
after the last activity. This time cannot
be changed.
Info (display information)
In the Info option you can choose to
display the number of prepared
portions for each type of drink.
You can also see whether more than
50 portions can be dispensed before
the machine needs to be descaled or
before the brew unit needs to be
degreased (No. of portions until ...).
To return to the previous display:
 Touch OK.
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Settings
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Locking the coffee machine
(System lock )
You can lock the coffee machine to
prevent it being used without your
knowledge, by children, for example.
Activating and deactivating the
system lock 
When the system lock is activated, the
Switch on at option for the timer is
deactivated. The coffee machine will
not switch on at the time set.
Overriding the system lock 
While the message Touch the OK sensor
for 6 seconds to unlock is in the display,
 touch the OK sensor for 6 seconds.
As soon as you switch the coffee
machine off, the system lock will be
activated again and the coffee
machine is locked once more.
Water hardness
See "Setting up and using the coffee
machine" for information about water
hardness.
Display brightness
Change the display brightness using
the arrow sensors .
Volume
You can set the volume of buzzer and
keypad tones using the arrow
sensors .
To switch off the tones,
 touch the  arrow sensor until all of
the segments are empty, and
Switched off appears.

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No milk come out when making coffee

Published on 8 months ago by michelle

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