Miele CVA 6405 manual

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  • Brand: Miele
  • Product: Coffee maker
  • Model/name: CVA 6405
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: Dutch, German, English

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 – GB M.-Nr. 10 214 100
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Packaging material / Disposal of old machine
2
Disposal of the packing
material
The packaging is designed to protect
the machine from damage during
transportation. The packaging materials
used are selected from materials which
are environmentally friendly for disposal
and should 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.
Disposing of your old machine
Electrical and electronic machines often
contain valuable materials. They also
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 machine. Please do
not therefore dispose of it with your
household waste.
Please dispose of it at your local
community waste collection / recycling
centre or contact your dealer for
advice.
Ensure that it 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 machine .......................................................................................... 17
Controls and display............................................................................................ 19
Accessories .......................................................................................................... 20
Using for the first time......................................................................................... 21
Before using for the first time................................................................................. 21
Switching on for the first time................................................................................ 21
Water hardness...................................................................................................... 23
Operation .............................................................................................................. 24
Filling the water container................................................................................... 25
Filling the coffee bean container........................................................................ 26
Switching on and off............................................................................................ 27
Adjusting the central spout to the correct cup height ..................................... 28
Making drinks....................................................................................................... 29
Making a coffee ..................................................................................................... 29
Making two portions .............................................................................................. 30
Cancelling preparation........................................................................................... 30
Dispensing several cups of coffee one after the other - Coffee pot...................... 31
Making coffee with ground coffee ......................................................................... 31
Drinks with milk...................................................................................................... 33
Dispensing hot water ............................................................................................. 34
Making drinks using a profile................................................................................. 35
After making drinks................................................................................................ 35
Coffee the way you like it .................................................................................... 36
Grinder setting ....................................................................................................... 36
Displaying and changing the parameters of a drink .............................................. 37
Amount of coffee .............................................................................................. 37
Brewing temperature ........................................................................................ 38
Pre-brewing the coffee ..................................................................................... 38
Portion size........................................................................................................... 39
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Contents
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Profiles .................................................................................................................. 41
Opening a profile.................................................................................................... 41
Creating a profile............................................................................................... 41
Selecting a profile ............................................................................................. 42
Changing the name........................................................................................... 42
Deleting a profile............................................................................................... 42
Changing a profile............................................................................................. 43
Settings................................................................................................................. 44
Opening the Settings menu ................................................................................... 44
Changing and saving settings................................................................................ 44
Possible setting options......................................................................................... 45
Language ............................................................................................................... 47
Time ....................................................................................................................... 47
Date........................................................................................................................ 47
Timer...................................................................................................................... 47
Eco mode............................................................................................................... 49
Lighting .................................................................................................................. 50
Info (display information)........................................................................................ 50
Locking the coffee machine (System lock )........................................................ 51
Water hardness...................................................................................................... 51
Display brightness ................................................................................................. 51
Volume ................................................................................................................... 51
Activating and deactivating mains water connection ............................................ 51
Factory default ....................................................................................................... 52
Demo mode (Showroom programme) ................................................................... 52
Cleaning and care................................................................................................ 53
Quick guide............................................................................................................ 53
Cleaning by hand or in the dishwasher.................................................................. 54
Drip tray ................................................................................................................. 56
Drip tray cover........................................................................................................ 57
Water container...................................................................................................... 57
Waste container ..................................................................................................... 58
Central spout ......................................................................................................... 58
Maintenance of the milk valve ............................................................................... 60
Milk flask and lid .................................................................................................... 61
Coffee bean container ........................................................................................... 62
Interior and machine front...................................................................................... 63
Central spout connector ........................................................................................ 63
Brew unit................................................................................................................ 64
Removing and cleaning the brew unit by hand ................................................ 64
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Contents
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Maintenance programmes ..................................................................................... 65
Opening the "Maintenance" menu.................................................................... 65
Rinsing the machine .............................................................................................. 66
Rinsing the milk pipework...................................................................................... 66
Cleaning the milk pipework.................................................................................... 67
Degreasing the brew unit....................................................................................... 69
Descaling the machine........................................................................................ 70
Problem solving guide ......................................................................................... 74
Messages in the display ........................................................................................ 74
Unusual performance of the coffee machine......................................................... 77
Unsatisfactory results ............................................................................................ 82
Problems when heating up or frothing milk ........................................................... 84
Replacing the angled connector............................................................................ 85
After Sales / Guarantee ....................................................................................... 87
Saving energy....................................................................................................... 88
Plumbed in water connection............................................................................. 89
Electrical connection........................................................................................... 91
Installation ............................................................................................................ 92
Building-in and combination options..................................................................... 92
Ventilation .............................................................................................................. 93
Building in the coffee machine............................................................................... 94
Adjusting the hinges .............................................................................................. 95
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Warning and Safety instructions
6
This coffee machine complies with current safety requirements.
Improper use can, however, present a risk of both personal injury
and material damage.
To avoid the risk of accidents and damage to the machine, please
read these instructions carefully before using it for the first time.
They contain important notes on installation, safety, use and
maintenance.
Miele cannot be held liable for damage caused by non-
compliance with these instructions.
Keep these instructions in a safe place and pass them on to any
future owner.
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Warning and Safety instructions
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Correct application
 This coffee machine is intended for use in domestic households
and similar working and residential environments.
Examples of a working or residential environment include
– shops, offices and other working environments,
– small businesses, showrooms etc.,
– where the coffee machine is being used by customers in hotels,
motels, bed and breakfast and other similar establishments.
 This coffee machine is not intended for outdoor use.
 It must only be used as a domestic appliance to make espresso,
cappuccino, latte macchiato etc. Any other use is not permitted.
 This coffee machine can only be used by people with reduced
physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and
knowledge, if they are supervised whilst using it, or have been
shown how to use it in a safe way and recognise and understand the
consequences of incorrect operation.
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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 where it is out of the reach of children.
 Children under 8 years of age must be kept away from the
machine unless they are constantly supervised.
 Children 8 years and older 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.
 Please supervise children in the vicinity of the coffee machine and
do not allow them to play with it.
 Children must not be allowed to clean the coffee machine
unsupervised.
 Remember that coffee and espresso are not suitable drinks for
children.
 Danger of suffocation.
Packaging, e.g. plastic wrappings, must be kept out of the reach of
babies and children. Whilst playing, they could become entangled in
packaging or pull it over their head and suffocate.
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Warning and Safety instructions
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Technical safety
 Installation and repairs may only be carried out by a Miele
authorised service technician. Installation, repairs and other work by
unqualified persons can cause considerable danger to users.
 A damaged coffee machine could be dangerous. Before building
in the machine, check it for any externally visible damage. Do not
use a damaged machine.
 To avoid the risk of damage to the machine, make sure the
connection data (voltage and frequency) on the data plate
corresponds to the household supply, before connecting the
machine to the mains supply. Consult a qualified electrician if in any
doubt.
 The electrical safety of this coffee machine can only be
guaranteed when correctly earthed. It is essential that this standard
safety requirement is met. If in any doubt please have the electrical
installation tested 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 are a fire hazard
and do not guarantee the required safety of the appliance.
 The coffee machine must not be used in a non-stationary location
(e.g. on a ship).
 For safety reasons, this machine 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.
 Only use the coffee machine in rooms where the ambient
temperature is between +10 °C and +38 °C.
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Warning and Safety instructions
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 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. The ventilation gaps in the furniture housing unit and the
gap between the top of the housing unit and the ceiling must be at
least 200 cm2
. Otherwise condensation can build up and damage
the machine or the housing unit.
 If the coffee machine is built-in 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
machine 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.
 The coffee machine must be disconnected from the electricity
supply during repair work.
 While the machine is under guarantee, repairs should only be
undertaken by a Miele authorised service technician. Otherwise the
guarantee is invalidated.
 Faulty components must only be replaced by genuine Miele
Original spare parts. The manufacturer can only guarantee the safety
of the machine 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.
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Warning and Safety instructions
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 Only use genuine original Miele accessories with this machine.
Using spare parts or accessories from other manufacturers will
invalidate the guarantee, and Miele cannot accept liability.
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Warning and Safety instructions
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Plumbed in water connection
 Do not connect the coffee machine to a hot water supply.
 The stopcock must be easily accessible after the coffee machine
has been built in.
 The protective sleeve of the water inlet hose must not be
damaged or become kinked.
 The integrated water protection system offers protection from
water damage, provided the following conditions are met:
– the coffee machine is correctly installed, connected to the
electricity supply and plumbed in.
– if a fault is identified, the machine must be repaired immediately.
– the stopcock is turned off when the machine is not used for a
longer period of time (e.g during holidays).
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Warning and Safety instructions
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Correct use
 The 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.
– Do not touch hot components.
– Hot liquid or steam could spatter from the spouts. 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:
– When using the water container: Only use cold, fresh tap water to
fill the water container. Warm or hot water or other liquids can
damage the coffee machine.
– Change the water every day to prevent a build-up of bacteria.
If the machine is connected to the mains water supply: Empty the
water container once a day.
– 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 a reverse osmosis unit in this machine.
This would damage it.
 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 including sugary liquids. Sugar will
damage the coffee machine.
 Only add ground coffee or the Miele cleaning tablets for
degreasing the brew unit 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 dairy milk make sure that it has been pasteurised.
 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 machine front when it
is open as this could damage the hinges on the coffee machine.
 The central spout connector cap is lubricated with silicone
grease. Take care not to get this on your clothes when removing or
replacing the 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
 The coffee machine must be disconnected from the electricity
supply before cleaning or maintenance.
 Clean the coffee machine and the milk flask thoroughly 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 use a steam cleaner to clean this machine. Steam could
reach electrical components and cause a short circuit.
 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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For machines with stainless steel surfaces:
 Do not use sticky notes, transparent adhesive tape, masking tape
or other types of adhesive on stainless steel surfaces. These
damage the surface, causing it to lose its dirt repellent protective
coating.
 The finish on stainless steel surfaces is susceptible to scratching.
Even magnets can cause scratching.
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Guide to the machine
17
Exterior view
a On/Off sensor 
b Controls and display
c Handle
d Hot water spout
e Drip tray cover
f Height-adjustable central spout with lighting
g Milk flask and lid
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Guide to the machine
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Interior view
h Ground coffee chute cover
i Brew unit
j Ground coffee chute
k Slide control to select fineness of ground coffee
l Coffee bean container
m Water container with inlet device
n Drip tray with grid
o Waste container
p Drip catcher
q Central spout connector
r Maintenance panel
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Controls and display
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a On/Off sensor 
For switching the coffee machine on
and off
b Drink sensors
For making Espresso , Coffee ,
Cappuccino  or Latte macchiato 
c Further programmes 
Other drinks such as Long coffee,
Caffè latte, hot milk, milk froth and
hot water,
Maintenance menu
d Display
Shows information about the current
action or status
e Back 
For returning to the previous menu,
cancelling unwanted actions
f Arrow sensors 
For displaying further options and
highlighting a selection
g OK sensor
For confirming display messages and
saving settings
h Profiles 
For saving and editing profiles
i Settings 
For altering settings, displaying
information or checking which
settings are currently active
j Two portions 
For making two portions of a drink
k Parameters 
Settings for checking or altering
coffee preparation
l Optical interface
(for Miele service technician use only)
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Accessories
20
These products and other useful
accessories can be ordered via the
internet, from Miele (see back cover for
contact details) or from your Miele
dealer.
Accessories supplied
– Measuring spoon
for ground coffee
– Milk flask with lid
for storing milk and heating/frothing
milk
– Cleaning agent for milk pipework
for cleaning the milk system (Starter
set)
– 2 containers (large and small)
for cleaning and maintenance of the
machine
– Descaling tablets
for descaling the water pipework
(Starter set)
– Cleaning tablets
for degreasing the brew unit
(Starter set)
– Test strips
for determining the water hardness
level
– Silicone grease
for lubricating the cap on the central
spout connector
– Cleaning brush
for cleaning the milk pipework
– Central spout connector cap
Replacement part
– Angled connector for milk
pipework
Replacement part
Optional accessories
Miele accessories and cleaning and
conditioning products are available for
your coffee machine.
– Microfibre cloth
for removing finger marks and light
soiling
– Milk flask with lid
for storing milk and heating/frothing
milk
– Small lid
For storing the milk flask in the fridge
– 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 cap on the central
spout connector
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Using for the first time
21
Please read the operating
instructions carefully and take the
time to familiarise yourself with the
coffee machine before using it for
the first time.
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.
Clean the machine thoroughly before
filling it with water and coffee beans
(see "Cleaning and care").
Switching on for the first time
When you switch the coffee machine
on for the first time, after the welcome
screen has appeared you will be
prompted to set the following:
– Language and country
– Date
– Time
– Display (Time of day display)
 Touch the On/Off sensor .
The welcome message Miele -
Willkommen will appear in the display
briefly.
Select language
 Use the arrow sensors  to
highlight the required language.
Touch OK.
 Use the arrow sensors  to
highlight the required country.
Touch OK.
The setting is now saved.
Setting the time
 Use the arrow sensors  until the
current time of day appears.
Touch OK.
The setting is now saved.
Setting 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 from the following
options:
– On: The time and date are always
visible in the display when the
machine 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.
The coffee machine will use more
energy depending on the option you
choose for the display. Information
about this will appear in the display.
Selecting the water supply (Mains
water)
The coffee machine is intended to be
plumbed into the mains water supply.
You can select one of the following
options:
– On: The water container will be filled
automatically via the mains water
supply.
– Off: The water container must be
filled manually. A message to this
effect will appear in the display.
 Select the water supply option you
want with the  arrows and
touch OK.
The setting is now saved.
The coffee machine is now successfully
set up for use.
 Fill the water container with fresh,
cold tap water.
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Using for the first time
23
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 used and steam made.
Depending on the level of water
hardness set, more or fewer drinks can
be dispensed before the machine
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. A prompt to descale the
machine will then appear in the display
at the correct time.
The machine has four programmable
levels:
Water hardness Local
water
hardness
level
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
Measuring the water hardness level
You can determine 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 .
 Select Water hardness with the arrow
sensors  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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Operation
24
To operate the coffee machine, touch
the sensors with your finger.
You are in the drinks menu when the
display shows:
Miele

Select drink
To make a drink, touch one of the
drinks 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.
To select an option, touch the arrow
sensors  until the option you want
is highlighted.
Touch OK to confirm your selection.
Exiting a menu or cancelling
an action
To exit the current menu, touch .
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Filling the water container
25
 Change the water every day to
prevent a build-up of bacteria.
If the coffee machine is plumbed into
the mains drinking water supply, the
water container will fill automatically as
soon as the machine is switched on.
The inlet device in the lid ensures that
the water is taken in slowly.
If the coffee machine has not been
used to make any drinks for a long
time there will be water left in the
inlet hose.
This can impair the taste of the
coffee.
Discard the first full container of
water.
You can also fill the container manually
if you are not using the plumbed in
water supply (see "Settings - Mains
water connection")
If filling the water container manually:
Only use fresh, cold tap water.
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 front of the coffee machine.
 Pull the water container forwards to
remove it.
 Take off the lid and fill the water
container with fresh, cold tap water
up to the "max." mark.
 Push the water container into the
machine until it clicks into place.
If the water container protrudes
slighlty or is a little high, check
whether the surface that the water
container sits on is dirty. If the water
container is not positioned correctly,
the outlet valve will not connect
properly and could leak. Clean the
surface, if necessary.
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Filling the coffee bean container
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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").
Warning. 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.
Warning. Sugar will damage 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 residual moisture.
These can damage the coffee
machine grinder as soon as grinding
begins.
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 one
portion at a time to the ground coffee
chute and make the desired coffee
drink (see "Making espresso and coffee
using ready ground coffee").
 Pull out the coffee bean container.
 Push back the lid and fill the
container with roasted coffee beans.
 Slide the lid back into place.
 Push the coffee bean container fully
back into the coffee machine. Close
the front.
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Switching on and off
27
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 higher than
60 °C, then rinsing will not take place.
 Touch the On/Off sensor .
The machine will begin rinsing after the
heating-up phase. Hot water will come
out of the central spout.
You can now make drinks.
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 making 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:
 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 drip catcher
in the machine front.
 Switch off the machine.
If you are leaving the front open
while the coffee machine is not being
used for a long time, disconnect it
from the mains electricity supply to
save energy.
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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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 The 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 . This 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 roast coffee beans.
– Coffee . This 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
 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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Making two portions
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 a cup under each of the coffee
dispensers in the central spout.
 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.
After a while, if you have not touched
one of the drinks sensors, the "Two
portions"  option will revert to single
portions.
Cancelling preparation
Drink preparation can be cancelled
while Stop is showing 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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Dispensing several cups of
coffee one after the other -
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.
The coffee for each cup is individually
ground, brewed and dispensed. Each
stage of the process is shown in the
display.
You can cancel the process at any time
by:
 Touching OK or .
Making coffee with ground
coffee
To make coffee using ready ground
coffee, add a portion of ground coffee
to the ground coffee chute.
This gives you the option of making a
cup of decaffeinated 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 of coffee or espresso
can be made at a time when using
ground coffee.
Adding 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 front of the coffee machine.
 Remove the cover to the ground
coffee chute and open the lid.
 Add one level spoon of ready ground
coffee to the chute.
 Close the lid. Push the cover into the
machine. Close the front.
Use ground coffee? will appear in the
display.
Making coffee with ground coffee
If you want to make a drink with ground
coffee:
 Select Yes with the arrow
sensors . Touch OK.
You can now select which type of drink
you would like to make with ground
coffee.
 Place a cup under the central spout.
 Select the type of coffee you want.
The coffee machine will now make the
drink you have chosen.
If you do not want to use ground coffee
to make the drink:
 Select No with the arrow sensors 
and touch OK.
The ground coffee will be directed into
the waste container.
If no drink is selected within approx.
15 seconds, the ground coffee will
also 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
stick to the milk pipework and
damage the machine.
If using dairy milk make sure that it
has been pasteurised.
The following drinks with milk can be
made:
– Cappuccino  consisting of approx.
2/3 milk froth and 1/3 espresso.
– Latte macchiato  consisting of 1/3
each of hot milk, milk froth and
espresso.
– Caffè latte  consisting 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 Sensor
c Milk suction tube
d Glass flask
 Fill the milk flask with milk up to max.
2 cm below the rim. Close 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). If the
flask is dirty it could cause a fault in
the machine.
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 Push the milk flask fully back into the
coffee machine.
Making drinks with milk
 Place a suitable container 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 selected drink will now be made.
Dispensing hot water
Danger of burning and scalding on
the hot water spout. The water
dispensed is very hot.
Please note that the water dispensed
is not hot enough for making tea.
 Place a suitable container underneath
the hot water spout.
 Touch .
 Touch the arrow sensors  until
Hot water is highlighted. Touch OK.
Hot water is dispensed into the
container under the spout.
To cancel preparation:
 Touch OK.
Preparation of hot water will be
cancelled.
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Making drinks using a profile
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 profile you want is highlighted.
Touch OK.
The name of the profile selected will be
shown in the top left of the display.
You can now make the drink you want.
After making drinks
If you have made a drink with milk, Start
rinse cycle will appear in the display after
a while.
 Touch OK.
The milk pipework will now be rinsed.
Even if you do not confirm the
message with "OK", the coffee
machine will rinse the milk pipework
after a few minutes automatically.
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 your Miele Dealer, Miele or
via the internet at www.miele-
shop.com.
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Coffee the way you like it
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To set the coffee machine up for the
type of coffee you are using, you can
– change the grinder setting,
– change the amount of coffee,
– set the brewing temperature, or
– pre-brew the ground coffee.
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 nut-
brown 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 front of the coffee machine.
 Push the slide control one setting to
the left (for finer grinding) or one
setting to the right (for coarser
grinding).
 Close the front.
 Make one cup of coffee.
Adjust the grinder setting again.
The altered grinder setting will not be
used until after the second coffee has
been dispensed.
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Coffee the way you like it
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Displaying and changing the
parameters of a drink
 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.
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 then
touch OK.
 Use the arrow sensors  to change
the amount. Touch OK.
The setting is now saved.
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 made, 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.
Tip: Not all types of coffee can
withstand high temperatures. 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 then
touch OK.
 Select the required temperature and
touch OK.
The setting is now saved.
Pre-brewing the 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 short or
long length of time, or deselect " Pre-
brewing " altogether.
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 not just on the type of coffee
used, but also on the amount of water
used. You can programme the amount
of water to suit the size of your cups
and the type of coffee you are using.
For coffee drinks that use milk, in
addition to the amount of espresso or
coffee, you can also set the amount of
milk or milk froth to be dispensed. You
can also set the portion sizes for hot
milk and milk froth separately.
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 Profile. The name
of the current profile appears in the
top left-hand side of the display.
There are two ways to start
programming the portion amount:
– Either by touching the drink sensor
when you are making a coffee, or
– By selecting Portion size in the
Parameters  menu.
Tip: You can cancel the portion size
programming as long as Stop is visible
in the display.
If the water container becomes empty
whilst making a drink, the machine will
stop programming the portion size.
The portion size will not be saved.
Changing the portion size
while making a drink
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 programmed mix of ingredients
and portion sizes 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 container underneath
the central spout.
 Touch .
 Select the drink you want.
 Select Portion size and touch OK.
Now proceed as for changing the
portion size while making a drink.
Changing the portion size for
different profiles
You can set the portion size for
individual drinks for each profile.
 Touch .
 Select the profile you want.
The name of the current 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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Profiles
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In addition to the Miele profile, you can
enter individual profiles to cater for
different tastes and preferences.
In each profile you can adjust the
settings for individual drinks (portion
size, amount of coffee, brewing
temperature and pre-brewing).
The name of the current profile is
shown in the top left of the display.
Opening a profile
 Touch .
You can now create a profile.
If you have allocated a profile in
addition to the Miele profile, you have
the following options:
– Select profile from the profiles which
are already allocated.
– Change name if you want to alter
the name of a profile.
– Delete profile if you want to delete a
profile.
– Change profile to programme the
coffee machine so that it changes
back to the Miele standard profile
automatically after each drink is
dispensed or so that it retains the
most recently selected profile.
Tip: Touch  or  to return to the main
menu.
Creating a 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 you have chosen will
appear in the top line of the display.
 Repeat the process until the name
required appears in the top line of the
display.
Tip: If you make a mistake you can
delete the last character with the 
sensor.
When you have finished entering a
name and want to save it,
 use the arrow sensors  to
highlight the tick  and touch OK.
If you do not want to save your entry:
 touch and hold  until all characters
have been deleted and the previous
menu appears in the display.
The last created profile is selected as
the current profile.
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Selecting 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
Select profile is highlighted. Touch OK.
 Select the required profile with the
arrow sensors  and touch OK.
The name of the current profile is
shown in the top left of the display.
Changing the 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.
Touch OK.
 Now proceed as described in
"Creating a profile":
– Select  to delete a character,
– To enter new characters, select the
relevant character and confirm 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 beside the profile
and after a short while the profile will be
deleted.
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Changing a profile
You can programme the coffee machine
so that it changes back to the Miele
profile automatically after each drink
has been 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 then touch
OK.
You now have the following options:
– Manually: The currently selected
profile will remain active until you
select another profile.
– After each use: The machine will
change back to the Miele profile
automatically after a drink is
dispensed.
– When switched on: Each time the
machine is switched on it will
automatically select the Miele profile
regardless of which profile was
selected before the machine was last
switched off.
 Select the required option and touch
OK.
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Settings
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Opening the Settings menu
 Touch .
You can now check or make alterations
to 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.
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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Possible setting options
The factory default for each option has a * next to it.
Option Available settings
Language  deutsch* English 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 (0:30)* / Switch off at
– Days of the weekDays 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
– Days 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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Option Available settings
Info Number of drinks
– Total no. of portions / Espresso / Coffee / Long coffee /
Cappuccino / Latte macchiato / Caffè latte / Milk froth /
Hot milk / Hot water
No. of uses until appliance needs descaling:
No.of uses 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
Mains water On / Off*
Showroom programme Demo mode (On / Off*)
Factory default Do not reset
Reset
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Language
You can select the language (and
country variant of that language) for all
display text.
Tip: If you select the wrong language
by mistake, you can find the
"Language" option by following the flag
symbol .
Time
You can set the time display, the clock
format and the time.
Display (Time of day display)
You can choose from the following
options:
– On: The time and the date will show
in the display all the time, even when
the coffee machine is switched off.
– Off: The time and the date will not
show in the display when the coffee
machine is switched off.
– Night dimming: The time and the date
are displayed from 5:00 to 23:00.
The coffee machine will use more
energy depending on the option you
choose for the display. Information
about this will appear in the display.
Clock format
The options are:
– 24-hour display (24 h)
– 12-hour display (12 h)
Setting the time
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
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
The options are:
– 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 using 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 (see "Switch on at").
Switch off after
The Switch off after timer function is
only available in Timer 1.
If none of the sensors have been
touched or a drink has not been made,
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 with a .
When all days of the week required are
marked,
 touch the arrow sensor  repeatedly
until Accept is highlighted. Touch the
OK sensor.
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Settings
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Activating and deactivating the timer
If you have selected On or Night dimming
for the time display:
when Switch on at is activated for the
timer, the  symbol and the desired
switching on time will appear in the
display 23:59 hours before.
If the system lock is activated, the
Switch on at option for the timer cannot
be selected.
Select the required timer function. The
timer function selected will be marked
by a .
 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 does not heat up
until 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.
A message regarding the altered energy
consumption will appear in the display.
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Settings
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Lighting
You have the following options:
– You can set the brightness when the
machine is switched on.
– You can set the brightness when the
machine is switched off.
– You can specify when the lighting
should switch off (Lighting: Switch off
after).
Set 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 none
of the segments is filled and Switched
off appears.
Setting the time the lighting switches
off (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.
When the coffee machine is switched
on it remains lit up for 10 minutes after
the last action. This time cannot be
adjusted.
Info (display information)
In the Info option, the number of
portions made for each individual drink
can be displayed.
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 uses until).
To return to the previous display,
 touch OK.

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