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User Manual 1 Microwave Oven GB ZKC38310 XK EN
1 Contents Microwave safety......................................1 The advantages of microwaves ...................3 Description of your oven............................4 Accessories..............................................6 Basic settings...........................................6 Setting the clock .......................................6 Child lock.................................................6 Basic functions.........................................7 Microwaves..............................................7 Grill.........................................................7 Microwaves + Grill ....................................7 Hot-Air ....................................................7 Microwaves + Hot-Air................................7 Grill + Fan ................................................7 Auto Defrost.............................................8 When the oven is working... .......................8 Interrupting a cooking cycle........................8 Altering parameters...................................8 Cancelling a cooking cycle..........................9 End of a cooking cycle ...............................9 Cooking with a microwave oven..................9 Cooking with the grill...............................10 What kind of ovenware can be used? ........ 12 Microwave function ................................ 12 Grill and Hot-Air functions ....................... 12 Combined functions................................ 12 Aluminium containers and foil.................. 12 Lids...................................................... 13 Oven Cleaning and Maintenance ............... 14 Front surface ......................................... 14 Oven interior.......................................... 14 Oven ceiling........................................... 15 Accessories........................................... 15 What should I do if the oven doesn’t work? 15 Substitution of light bulb ......................... 16 Technical characteristics ......................... 16 Description of Functions.......................... 16 Specifications ........................................ 17 Installation instructions........................... 17 Before installation................................... 17 Electrical Installation............................... 18 After installation..................................... 18 Installation ............................................ 21 Microwave safety Warning! Never leave the oven unwatched, especially when using paper, plastic or other combustible materials. These materials can char and may fire. FIRE RISK! Warning! If you see smoke or fire, keep the door closed in order to smother the flames. Switch off the oven and take the plug out of the socket or cut off the oven power supply. Warning! Do not heat pure alcohol or alcoholic drinks in the microwave. FIRE RISK! Warning! Do not heat liquids or other foods in closed containers since these may explode readily. Warning! 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 use of the appliance by a person responsible for their safety. Warning! Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance. Warning! If the oven has a combined function mode (microwave with other means of heating), children should not be allowed to use the oven without adult supervision on account of the high temperatures generated. Warning! The oven cannot be used if: The door is not closed correctly; The door hinges are damaged;
2 The surfaces of the contact between the door and the oven front are damaged; The door window glass is damaged; There is frequent electrical arcing inside the oven even though there is no metal object inside. The oven can only be used again after it has been repaired by a Technical Assistance Service technician. During use the appliance becomes hot. Care should be taken to avoid touching heating elements inside the oven. Warning! Accessible parts may become hot during use. Young children should be kept away. Microwave safety Beware! Never heat baby foods or drinks in bottles or jars with the teats or lids on them. After heating the food mix or shake well so that the heat is spread evenly. Check the food temperature before feeding this to the child. DANGER OF BURNING! To avoid food overheating or burning it is very important not to select long time periods or power levels that are too high when heating small quantities of food. For example, a bread roll can burn after 3 minutes if the power selected is too high. For toasting, use just the grilling function and watch the oven all the time. It you use a combined function to toast bread it will catch fire in a very short time. Make sure you never catch the power cables of other electrical appliances in the hot door or the oven. The cable insulation may melt. Danger of short-circuiting! Take care when heating liquids! When liquids (water, coffee, tea, milk, etc.) are nearly at boiling point inside the oven and are taken out suddenly, they may spurt out of their containers. DANGER OF INJURIES AND BURNS! To avoid that type of situation when heating liquids, put a teaspoon or glass rod inside the container. This oven is exclusively for domestic use! Use the oven only for preparing meals. Avoid damaging the oven or other dangerous situations by following these instructions: Do not switch on the oven without the turntable support, the turntable ring and the respective plate being in place. Never switch on the microwave when it is empty. If there is no food inside there may be an electrical overcharge and the oven could be damaged. RISK OF DAMAGE! For carrying out oven programming tests put a glass of water inside the oven. The water will absorb the microwaves and the oven will not be damaged. Do not cover or obstruct the ventilation openings. Use only dishes suitable for microwaves. Before using dishes and containers in the microwave, check that these are suitable (see the section on types of dishes). Never remove the mica cover on the ceiling of the oven interior! This cover stops fat and pieces of food damaging the microwave generator. Do not keep any inflammable object inside the oven as it may burn if the oven is switched on. Do not use the oven as a pantry.
3 Eggs with their shells and whole boiled eggs must not be heated in microwave ovens because they may explode. Do not use the oven for frying as it is impossible to control the temperature of oil heated by microwaves. To avoid being burnt, always use oven gloves for handling dishes and containers and touching the oven. Do not lean or sit on the open oven door. This may damage the oven, especially in the hinge zone. The door can bear a maximum weight of 8 kg. The turntable and the grills can bear a maximum load of 8 kg. To avoid damaging the oven, do not exceed this load. Cleaning: Warning! Your microwave oven must be cleaned regularly. All food remains must be removed (see section on Oven Cleaning). If the microwave oven is not kept clean its surface may deteriorate and this may shorten the oven’s working life and could even result in a dangerous situation. Do not use harsh abrasive cleaners or sharp metal scrapers to clean the oven door glass since they can scratch the surface, which may result in shattering of the glass. The door contact surfaces (the front of the cavity and the inside part of the doors) must be kept very clean in order to ensure the oven functions correctly. Please follow the instructions regarding cleaning in the section “Oven Cleaning and Maintenance”. Repairs: Warning – Microwaves! The outer protection of the oven must not be removed. It is dangerous for anyone not authorised by the manufacturer to carry out any kind of repair or maintenance work. If the power cable is damaged it should be substituted by the manufacturer, authorised agents or technicians qualified for this task in order to avoid dangerous situations. Furthermore, special tools are required for this task. Repair and maintenance work, especially of current carrying parts, can only be carried out by technicians authorised by the manufacturer The advantages of microwaves In conventional ovens, heat radiated by electrical elements or gas burners slowly penetrates the food from outside to inside. On account of this there is a major amount of energy is wasted heating the air, the oven components and the food containers. In a microwave oven, heat is generated by the food itself and the heat travels from inside to outside. No heat is lost to the air, the walls of the oven cavity or the dishes and containers (if these are suitable for use in microwave oven), in other words, only the food is heated. Microwave ovens have the following advantages: 1. Shorter cooking times; in general these are up to 3/4 less than the time required for conventional cooking. 2. Ultra-fast food defrosting, thus reducing the danger of bacterial development. 3. Energy savings. 4. Conservation of the nutritional value of foods due to the shorter cooking times. 5. Easy to clean. How a microwave oven works In a microwave oven there is a high tension valve called a magnetron which converts electrical energy into microwave energy. These electromagnetic waves are channelled to the interior of the oven through a wave guide and distributed by a metallic spreader or through a turntable.
4 Inside the oven the microwaves propagate in all directions and are reflected by the metal walls, uniformly penetrating the food. Why food heats up Most foods contain water and water molecules vibrate when subjected to microwaves. The friction between molecules produces heat which raises the temperature of the food, defrosting it, cooking it or keeping it hot. Since the heat arises inside the food: This can be cooked with little or no liquid or fats/oils; defrosting, heating or cooking in a microwave oven is quicker than in a conventional oven; The vitamins, minerals and nutritional substances in the food are conserved; The natural colour and aroma of the food are unchanged. Microwaves pass through china, glass, cardboard or plastic but do not go through metal. For this reason, metal containers or ones with metal parts must not be used in a microwave oven. Microwaves are reflected by metal... ... but go through glass and china... ... and are absorbed by foods. Description of your oven Function selector Display Temperature selector Setting Keys Thermostat light Function selector 5 4 3 2 1
5 Microwave Function Grill Function Microwave + Grill Function Hot-Air Microwaves + Hot-Air Grill + Fan Temperature selector Display Child lock indicator light Safet Block Key Clock indicator Light Minus Key
6 Auto Defrost indicator light Plus Key Operating time indicator light Start Key Stop Key Ok Key Accessories Turntable plate Turntable support Turntable installation 1. Place the turntable support on the cavity Bottom. 2. Place the turntable on top of the turntable support. Make sure that turntable hub is securely locked in the turntable shaft. Never place the turntable upside down. Both turntable and turntable support must always be used during cooking. This turntable rotates clockwise and anticlockwise; this is normal. Glass tray + Rectangular rack Basic settings Setting the clock After your microwave oven is first plugged- in or after a power failure, the clock display will flash to indicate that the time shown is not correct. Before using the microwave oven, adjust the clock through the procedure described below but starting on Step 3. To set the clock, proceed as follows: 1. Press the “+” key until the Clock Indicator Light starts to flash. 2. Press the Start/Start/Quick Start/Ok Key. 3. Press “-” and “+” keys to set the correct hour value. 4. Press the Start/Start/Quick Start/Ok Key to validate the hour value. The minute numbers will start to flash. 5. Press “-” and “+” keys to set the correct minute value. 6. To finish, press the Start/Start/Quick Start/Ok Key again. Child lock The oven functioning can be blocked (for example to stop it being used by children). 1. To Block the oven, press the Stop key for 3 seconds. When a key is pressed the display shows a Key symbol and the oven performs no function. 2. To unblock the oven press again the Stop key for 3 seconds.
7 Basic functions Microwaves Use this function to cook and heat vegetables, potatoes, rice, fish and meat. 1. Rotate the Function Selector to the position corresponding to the Microwave Function. 2. The Operating Time Indicator Light flashes. 3. Using the “-” and “+” keys set the desired operating time. 4. Press the OK key to validate. 5. Using the Power selector set the required microwave power level. 6. Press the Start key. The oven will start to operate. Grill Use this function to brown the top of food quickly. 1. Rotate the Function Selector to the position corresponding to the Grill Function. 2. The Operating Time Indicator Light and the Display start to flash. 3. With the “-” and “+” keys set the desired operating time. 4. Press the Start key. The oven will start to operate Microwaves + Grill Use this function to cook lasagne, poultry, roast potatoes and toasted foods. 1. Rotate the Function Selector to the position corresponding to the Microwave + Grill Function. 2. The Operating Time Indicator Light will flash. The operating time will flash in the display. 3. With the “-” and “+” keys set the desired operating time. 4. Press the OK key to validate. 5. Using the “-” and “+” to set the required microwave power level. 6. Press the OK key to validate. 7. Press the Start Key. The oven will start to operate. Hot-Air Use this function to bake food. 1. Rotate the Function Selector to the position corresponding to the Hot-Air Function. 2. The Operating Time Indicator Light and the Display start to flash. 3. With the “-” and “+” keys set the desired operating time. 4. Press the OK Key to validate. 5. Select the desired oven temperature using the Thermostat selector. 6. Press the Start key. The oven will start to operate. Microwaves + Hot-Air Use this function to rapidly bake the foods. 1. Rotate the Function Selector to the position corresponding to the Microwave + Hot-Air Function. 2. The Operating Time Indicator Light will flash and the Power Level Indicator Light will be on. The operating time will flash in the display. 3. With the “-” and “+” keys set the desired operating time. 4. Press the Start/Quick Start/Ok Key. 5. The Power Level Indicator Light will flash. 6. With the “-” and “+” keys set the desired microwave power level. 7. Press the Start/Quick Start/Ok Key. 8. Select the desired oven temperature using the Thermostat control. 9. Press the Start key. The oven will start to operate. Note: When the set temperature is reached the Thermostat light will switch off. Grill + Fan Use this function to bake evenly the food and at the same time brown their surface. 1. Rotate the Function Selector to the position corresponding to the Grill + Fan Function. 2. The Operating Time Indicator Light and the Display start to flash. 3. With the “-” and “+” keys set the desired operating time. 4. Press the Ok Key to validate.
8 5. Press the Start key. The oven will start to operate Auto Defrost This function is used to automatically defrost, meat, poultry, fish, vegetables and bread. 1. Rotate the Function Selector to the position corresponding to the Microwave Function. 2. The Operating Time Indicator Light will light in the display. 3. Press the “-” or “+” key to select the Auto Defrost function which will flash. 4. Press the Start/Quick Start/Ok Key. The display will show the type of food “F 01”. 5. Using the “-” and “+” keys, scroll through “F 01” – “F 05” until the desired food type is selected. 6. Press the Ok Key. The “g” symbol will flash. 7. By using the “-” and “+” keys enter the frozen weight of the food in grams. 8. Press the Ok Key to validate. 9. Press the Start key. The oven will start to operate. 10. Turn the food whenever the oven lets out a beep and the display flashes the word . Press the Start key to resume. The following table shows the defrosting by weight function programmes, indicating weight intervals, and defrosting and standing times (in order to ensure the food is of a uniform temperature). Programme Food Weight (g) Time (min) Standing time (min) F 01 Meat 100 – 2000 2 – 43 20 – 30 F 02 Poultry 100 – 2500 2 – 58 20 – 30 F 03 Fish 100 – 2000 2 – 40 20 – 30 F 04 Fruit 100 – 500 2 – 13 10 – 20 F 05 Bread 100 – 800 2 – 19 10 – 20 Important Note: please refer to the chapter “General instructions for defrosting ” When the oven is working... Interrupting a cooking cycle You can stop the cooking process at any time by pressing the Stop key once or by opening the oven door. In both cases: Microwave emission is stopped immediately. The grill is de-activated but is still very hot. Danger of burning! The timer stops automatically, indicating the operating time that is left. If you wish, at this time you can: 1. Turn or stir the food to ensure it will be evenly cooked. 2. Change the process parameters. To restart the process, close the door and press the Start/Start/Quick Start/Ok Key. Altering parameters The function and temperature can be altered when the oven is operating or when the cooking process has been interrupted by simply turning the respective knob to the new setting. To change power level and operating time, please proceed as follows: Press the “-” and “+” keys to change directly the operating time. Press the Start/Start/Quick Start/Ok Key to enable power change. The Power Level Indicator starts to flash. Press the “-” and “+” keys to change the power level. Press the Start/Start/Quick Start/Ok Key.
9 Cancelling a cooking cycle If you wish to cancel the cooking process, rotate the Function Selector until zero or press the Stop key twice. End of a cooking cycle When the set time has elapsed, the oven beeps and the Display shows END. If you have finished the cooking process, turn the function selector and the thermostat to zero. Cooking with a microwave oven Warning! Read the section “Microwave Safety” before cooking with your microwave. Follow these recommendations when cooking with your microwave: Before heating or cooking foods with peel or skin (e.g. apples, tomatoes, potatoes, sausages) prick them so that they do not burst. Cut the food up before starting to prepare it. Before using a container or dish make sure that it is suitable for microwave use (see the section on types of ovenware). When cooking food with very little moisture (e.g. defrosting bread, making popcorn, etc.) evaporation is very quick. The oven then works as if it was empty and the food may burn. The oven and the container may be damaged in such a situation. You should therefore set just the cooking time necessary and you must keep a close eye on the cooking process. It is not possible to heat large quantities of oil (frying) in the microwave. Remove pre-cooked food from the containers they come in since these are not always heat resistant. Follow the food manufacturer’s instructions. If you have several containers, such as cups, for example, set them out uniformly on the turntable plate. Do not close plastic bags with metal clips. Use plastic clips instead. Prick the bags several times so that the steam can escape easily. When heating or cooking foods, check that they reach at least a temperature of 70°C. During cooking, steam may form on the oven door window and may start to drip. This situation is normal and may be more noticeable if the room temperature is low. The oven’s safe working is not affected by this. After you have finished cooking, clean up the water coming from the condensation When heating liquids, use containers with a wide opening, so that the steam can evaporate easily. Prepare the foods as per the instructions and keep in mind the cooking times and power levels indicated in the tables. Keep in mind that the figures given are only indicative and can vary depending on the initial state, temperature, moisture and type of food. It is advisable to adjust the times and power levels to each situation. Depending on the exact characteristics of the food you may need to increase or shorten the cooking times or increase or decrease the power levels. Cooling with microwaves... 1. The greater the amount of food, the longer the cooking time. Keep in mind that: Double the quantity » double the time Half the quantity » half the time 2. The lower the temperature, the longer the cooking time. 3. Foods containing a lot of liquid heat up more quickly. 4. Cooking will be more uniform if the food is evenly distributed on the turntable. If you put dense foods on the outside part of the plate and less dense ones on the centre of the plate, you can heat up different types of food simultaneously. 5. You can open the oven door at any time. When you do this the oven switches off automatically. The microwave will only start working again when you close the door and press the Start/Start/Quick Start/Ok Key. 6. Foods that are covered require less cooking time and retain their characteristics better. The lids used must let microwaves pass
10 through and have small holes that allow steam to escape. Tables and suggestions – Cooking vegetables Food Quantity (g) Addition of liquids Power (Watt) Time (min.) Standing Time (min.) Instructions Cauliflower Broccoli Mushrooms 500 300 250 100 ml 50 ml 25 ml 800 800 800 9-11 6-8 6-8 2-3 2-3 2-3 Cut into slices. Keep covered. Peas & carrots Frozen carrots 300 250 100 ml 25 ml 800 800 7-9 8-10 2-3 2-3 Cut into chunks or slices. Keep covered. Potatoes 250 25 ml 800 5-7 2-3 Peel and cut into equal sized pieces. Keep covered. Paprika Leek 250 250 25 ml 50 ml 800 800 5-7 5-7 2-3 2-3 Cut into chunks or slices Keep covered. Frozen Brussels sprouts 300 50 ml 800 6-8 2-3 Keep covered. Sauerkraut 250 25 ml 800 8-10 2-3 Keep covered. Tables and suggestions – Cooking fish Food Quantity (g) Power (Watt) Time (min.) Standing Time (min.) Instructions Fish fillets 500 600 10-12 3 Cook covered over. Turn after half of cooking time. Whole fish 800 800 400 2-3 7-9 2-3 Cook covered over. Turn after half of cooking time. You may wish to cover up the small edges of the fish. Cooking with the grill For good results with the grill, use the grid iron supplied with the oven. IMPORTANT POINTS: 1. When the microwave grill is used for the first time there will be some smoke and a smell coming from the oils used during oven manufacture. 2. The oven door window becomes very hot when the grill is working. Keep children away. 3. When the grill is operating, the cavity walls and the grid iron become very hot. You should use oven gloves. 4. If the grill is used for extended period of time it is normal to find that the elements will switch themselves off temporarily due to the safety thermostat.
11 5. Important! When food is to be grilled or cooked in containers you must check that the container in question is suitable for microwave use. See the section on types of ovenware! 6. When the grill is used it is possible that some splashes of fat may go onto the elements and be burnt. This is a normal situation and does not mean there is any kind of operating fault. 7. After you have finished cooking, clean the interior and the accessories so that cooking remains do not become encrusted. Heat up the grill beforehand for 2 minutes. Unless indicated otherwise, use the grid iron. Place the grid on a bowl so that the water and the fat can drop. The times shown are merely indicative and can vary as a function of the composition and quantity of the food, as well as the final condition wished for. Fish and meat taste great if, before grilling, you brush them with vegetable oil, spices and herbs and leave to marinate for a few hours. Only add salt after grilling. Sausages will not burst if you prick them with a fork before grilling. After half the grilling time has passed, check on how the cooking is going and, if necessary, turn the food over. The grill is especially suitable for cooking thin portions of meat and fish. Thin portions of meat only need to be turned once, but thicker portions should be turned several times. Tables and suggestions – Grill without microwave Fish Quantity (g) Time (min.) Instructions Fish Bass Sardines/gurnard 800 6-8 fish. 18-24 15-20 Spread lightly with butter. After half of cooking time turn them around. Meat Sausages 6-8 units 22-26 Prick after half cooking time and turn. Frozen hamburgers 3 units 18-20 Spare rib (approx. 3 cm thick) 400 25-30 After half of cooking time, baste and turn. Others Toast 4 units 1½-3 Watch toasting. Toasted sandwiches 2 units 5-10 Watch toasting. The microwave + grill function is ideal for cooking quickly and, at the same time, browning foods. Furthermore, you can also grill and cook cheese covered food. The microwave and the grill work simultaneously. The microwave cooks and the grill toasts. Before using a dish in the microwave oven make sure that it is suitable for microwave use. Only use dishes or containers that are suitable for microwave use. The dish to be used in the combined function must be suitable for microwave and grill use. See the section on types of ovenware! Keep in mind that the figures given are merely indicative and can vary as a function of the initial state, temperature, moisture and type of food. If the time is not enough to brown the food well, put it under the grill for another 5 or 10 minutes. Please follow the standing times and don’t forget to turn the meat pieces.
12 Unless indicated to the contrary, use the turntable plate for cooking. The values given in the tables are valid when the oven cavity is cold (it is not necessary to pre-heat the oven). Tables and suggestions – Microwave + Grill Food Quantity (g) Dish Power (Watt) Time (min.) Standing time (min.) Cheese topped pasta 500 Low dish 400 12-17 3-5 Cheese topped potatoes 800 Low dish 600 20-22 3-5 Lasagne approx. 800 Low dish 600 15-20 3-5 Grilled cream cheese approx. 500 Low dish 400 18-20 3-5 2 fresh chicken legs (grilled) 200 each Low dish 400 10-15 3-5 Chicken approx. 1000 Low and wide dish 400 35-40 3-5 Cheese topped onion soup 2 x 200 g cups Soup bowls 400 2-4 3-5 What kind of ovenware can be used? Microwave function For the microwave function, keep in mind that microwaves are reflected by metal surfaces. Glass, china, clay, plastic, and paper let microwaves pass. For this reason, metal pans and dishes or containers with metal parts or decorations cannot be used in the microwave. Glass ware and clay with metallic decoration or content (e.g. lead crystal) cannot be used in microwave ovens. The ideal materials for use in microwave ovens are glass, refractory china or clay, or heat resistant plastic. Very thin, fragile glass or china should only be used for short period of times (e.g. heating). Hot food transmits heat to the dishes which can become very hot. You should, therefore, always use an oven glove! How to test ovenware you want to use Put the item you want to use in the oven for 20 seconds at maximum microwave power. After that time, if it is cold and just slightly warm, it is suitable to use. However, if it heats up a lot or causes electric arcing it is not suitable for microwave use. Warning: If microwave is used, please make sure there are no inappropriate objects inside of the oven, including wire racks or griddles that are the part of appliance and shall be used solely with grill or oven functions. Grill and Hot-Air functions In the case of the grill and hot-air function, the ovenware must be resistant to temperature of at least 300°C. Plastic dishes are not suitable for use in the grill. Combined functions In the combined functions, the ovenware used must be suitable for use in both the microwave and the grill. Aluminium containers and foil Pre-cooked food in aluminium containers or in aluminium foil can be put in the microwave if the following aspects are respected:
13 Keep in mind the manufacturer’s recommendations written on the packaging. The aluminium containers cannot be more than 3 cm high or come in contact with the cavity walls (minimum distance 3 cm). Any aluminium lid or top must be removed. Put the aluminium container directly on top of the turntable plate. If you use the grid iron, put the container on a china plate. Never put the container directly on the grid iron! The cooking time is longer because the microwaves only enter the food from the top. If you have any doubts, it is best to use only dishes suitable for microwave use. Aluminium foil can be used to reflect microwaves during the defrosting process. Delicate food, such as poultry or minced meat, can be protected from excessive heat by covering the respective extremities/edges. Important: aluminium foil cannot come into contact with the cavity walls since this may cause electrical arcing. Lids We recommend you use glass or plastic lids or cling film since: 1. His will stop excessive evaporation (mainly during very long cooking times); 2. The cooking times are shorter; 3. The food does not become dry; 4. The aroma is preserved. The lid should have holes or openings so that no pressure develops. Plastic bags must also be opened. Baby feeding bottles or jars with baby food and similar containers can only be heated without their tops / lids otherwise they can burst Table of Ovenware The table below gives you a general idea of what type of ovenware is suitable for each situation. 1. Without any gold or silver leaf edging; no lead crystal. 2. Keep the manufacturer’s instructions in mind! 3. Do not use metal clips for closing bags. Make holes in the bags. Use the films only to cover the food. 4. Do not use paper plates. 5. Only shallow aluminium containers without lids/tops. The aluminium cannot come into contact with the cavity walls Operating mode Type of ovenware Microwave Grill and Hot-Air Combined functions Defrosting / heating Cooking Glass and china 1) Home use, not flame resistant, can be used in dish washer yes yes no no Glazed china Flame resistant glass and china yes yes yes yes China, stone ware 2) Unglazed or glazed without metallic decorations yes yes no no Clay dishes 2) Glazed yes yes no no
14 Unglazed no no no no Plastic dishes 2) Heat resistant to 100°C Heat resistant to 250°C yes yes no yes no no no no Plastic films 3) Plastic film for food Cellophane no yes no yes no no no no Paper, cardboard, parchment 4) yes no no no Metal Aluminium foil Aluminium wrappings 5) Accessories (Glass tray, Rectangular rack, Browning plate). yes no yes no yes yes yes yes yes no yes yes Oven Cleaning and Maintenance Cleaning is the only maintenance normally required. Warning! Your microwave oven should be cleaned regularly, with all food remains being removed. If the microwave is not kept clean its surfaces may deteriorate, reducing the oven’s working life and possibly resulting in a dangerous situation. Warning! Cleaning should be done with the oven power switched off. Take the plug out of the socket or switch off the oven’s power circuit. Do not use aggressive or abrasive cleaning products, scourers that scratch surfaces or sharp objects, since stains may appear. Do not use high pressure or stream jet cleaning appliances. Front surface Normally you just need to clean the oven with a damp cloth. If it is very dirty, add a few drops of dishwashing liquid to the cleaning water. Afterwards, wipe the oven with a dry cloth. In an oven with an aluminium front, use a glass cleaning product and a soft cloth that does not release any fibres or threads. Wipe from side to side without exerting any pressure on the surface. Immediately remove lime, fat, starch or egg white stains. Corrosion can occur under these stains. Do not let any water get inside the oven. Oven interior After each time the oven is used, clean the inside walls with a damp cloth since this is the easiest way to remove splashes or spots of food that may have stuck to the inside. To remove dirt that is harder to shift, use a non-aggressive cleaning product. Do not use oven sprays or other aggressive or abrasive cleaning products. Always keep the door and the oven front very clean to ensure that the door opens and closes properly. Make sure water does not enter the microwave ventilation holes. Regularly take out the turntable plate and the respective support and clean the cavity base, especially after any liquid spillage. Do not switch on the oven without the turntable and the respective support being in place. If the oven cavity is very dirty, put a glass of water on the turntable and switch on the microwave oven for 2 or 3 minutes at maximum power. The steam released will soften the dirt which can then be cleaned easily using a soft cloth.
15 Unpleasant odours (e.g. after cooking fish) can be eliminated easily. Put a few drops of lemon juice in a cup with water. Put a spoonful of coffee in the cup to avoid the water boiling over. Heat the water for 2 to 3 minutes at maximum microwave power. Oven ceiling If the oven ceiling is dirty, the grill can be lowered to make cleaning easier. To avoid the danger of burning, wait until the grill is cold before lowering it. Proceed as follows: 1. Turn the grill support by 180° (1). 2. Lower the grill gently (2). Do not use excessive force as this may cause damage. 3. After cleaning the ceiling, put the grill (2) back in its place, carrying out the previous operation. IMPORTANT WARNING: The grill heating element support (1) may fall when it is rotated. If this happens, insert the grill heating element support (1) into the slot in the ceiling of the cavity and rotate it 180° to the grill heating element support (2) position. The mica cover (3) located in the ceiling must always be kept clean. Any food remains that collect on the mica cover can cause damage or provoke sparks. Do not use abrasive cleaning products or sharp objects. To avoid any risk, do not remove the mica cover. The glass lamp cover (4) is located on the oven ceiling and can be removed easily for cleaning. For this you just need to unscrew it and clean it with water and dishwashing liquid. Accessories Clean the accessories after each use. If they are very dirty, soak them first of all and then use a brush and sponge. The accessories can be washed in a dish washing machine. Make sure that the turntable plate and the respective support are always clean. Do not switch on the oven unless the turntable and the respective support are in place. What should I do if the oven doesn’t work? WARNING! Any type of repair must only be done by a specialised technician. Any repair done by a person not authorised by the manufacturer is dangerous. You do not need to contact Technical Assistance to resolve the following questions: The display is not showing! Check if: The time indication has been switched off (see section on Basic Settings). Nothing happens when I press the keys! Check if: The Safety Block is active (see section on Basic Settings). The oven does not work! Check if: The plug is correctly fitted in the socket. The oven’s power is switched on. The door is completely closed. The door should close with an audible click. There are any foreign bodies between the door and the cavity front. When the oven is operating I can hear some strange noises! Check if:
16 There is any electrical arcing inside the oven caused by foreign metallic objects (see section on type of ovenware). The ovenware is touching the oven walls. There are any loose items of cutlery or cooking tools inside the oven. The food doesn’t heat up or heats very slowly! Check if: You have inadvertently used metal ovenware. You have selected the correct operating times and power level. The food you have put inside the oven is a larger amount or colder than you usually put in. The food is too hot, dried out or burnt! Check if you selected the correct operating time and power level. I hear some noises after the cooking process is finished! This is not a problem. The cooling fan keeps on working for some time. When the temperature has dropped sufficiently, the fan will switch itself off. The oven switches on but the interior light does not go on! If all the functions work properly it is probable that the lamp has blown. You can keep on using the oven. Substitution of light bulb To substitute the light bulb, proceed as follows: Disconnect the oven from the power supply. Take the plug out of the socket or switch off the oven’s power circuit. Unscrew and remove the glass light cover (1). Remove the halogen light bulb (2). Warning! The bulb may be very hot. Fit a new G4 / 12V / 10 - 20W halogen bulb. Warning! Do not touch the light bulb surface directly with your fingers because you may damage the bulb. Follow the lamp manufacturer’s instructions. Screw the glass light cover into place (1). Connect the oven again to the power supply. Technical characteristics Description of Functions Function Foods Microwave 200 W Slow defrosting for delicate foods; keeping food hot. 400 W Cooking with little heat; boiling rice. Rapid defrosting. 600 W Melting butter. Heating baby food. 800 W Cooking vegetables and food. Cooking and heating carefully. Heating and cooking small portions of food. Heating delicate food.
17 1000 W Cooking and rapidly heating liquids and pre-cooked foods. Microwaves + Grill 200 W Toasting food. 400 W Grilling poultry and meat. 600 W Cooking pies and cheese-topped dishes. 800 W Use carefully: food might burn. 1000 W Use carefully: food might burn. Grill --- Grilling food. Microwaves + Hot-Air 200 W Meat roast and simmer. 400 W Poultry roast. 600 W Other fast roasts. 800 W Use carefully: food might burn. 1000 W Use carefully: food might burn. Hot-Air --- Roast and bake. Grill + Fan --- Food even browning. Specifications AC Voltage 220-240 V / 50 Hz Power required 3400 W Grill power 1500 W Hot-Air power 1500 W Microwave output power 1000 W Microwave frequency 2450 MHz Exterior dimensions (W H D) 595 455 542 mm Interior dimensions (W H D) 420 210 390 mm Oven capacity 35 l Weight 38 kg Installation instructions Warning: If microwave is used, please make sure there are no inappropriate objects inside of the oven, including wire racks or griddles that are the part of appliance and shall be used solely with grill or oven functions. Before installation Check that the input voltage indicated on the characteristics plate is the same as the voltage of the power outlet you are going to use. Open the oven door and take out all the accessories and remove the packing material, including the white polystyrene part that holds the turntable plate.
18 Do not remove the mica cover on the ceiling of the interior! This cover stops fat and pieces of food damaging the microwave generator. Warning! The front surface of the oven may be wrapped with a protective film. Before using the oven for the first time, carefully remove this film, starting on the inside. Make sure that the oven is not damaged in any way. Check that the oven door closes correctly and that the interior of the door and the front of the oven opening are not damaged. If you find any damage contact the Technical Assistance Service. DO NOT USE THE OVEN if the power cable or the plug are damaged, if the oven does not function correctly or if it has been damaged or dropped. Contact the Technical Assistance Service. Put the oven on a flat and stable surface. The oven must not be put close to any sources of heat, radios or televisions. During installation, make sure that the power cable does not come into contact with any moisture or objects with sharp edges behind the oven. High temperatures can damage the cable. Warning: after the oven is installed you must make sure you can access the plug. Electrical Installation Electrical installation must be performed by an electrician qualified in accordance with the legislation in force. Before connecting the microwave oven to the electric mains, check that the voltage and frequency of the mains matches that which is shown on the rating plate located in the cavity front, and on the guarantee certificate, which should be kept together with this manual. The electric connection is made via plug (where accessible) or via an omnipolar switch, which is suitable for the intensity to be tolerated and which has a minimum gap of 3mm between its contacts, to ensure disconnection in case of emergency or when cleaning the microwave. The connection should include correct earthing, in compliance with current norms. WARNING: THE OVEN MUST BE EARTHED. If the flexible supply cable fitted to the microwave ever needs to be changed, it should be replaced by an official After Sales Service, because it requires special tools. The manufacturer and retailers do not accept responsibility for any damage that may be caused to people, animals or property if these installation instructions are not observed. After installation The oven only functions when the door is closed correctly. After the first use, clean the inside of the oven and the accessories, following the cleaning instructions given in the section “Oven cleaning and maintenance”. Fit the Turntable support in the centre of the oven cavity and put the Turntable ring and the Turntable plate on top, making sure they slot in. Whenever you use the microwave, the turntable plate and the respective accessories must be inside and correctly fitted. The turntable plate can rotate in both directions. During installation, follow the instructions supplied separately.
19 Environmental information The symbol on the product or on its packaging indicates that this product may not be treated as household waste. Instead it shall be handed over to the applicable collection point for the recycling of electrical and electronic equipment. By ensuring this product is disposed of correctly, you will help prevent potential negative consequences for the environment and human health, which could otherwise be caused by inappropriate waste handling of this product. For more detailed information about recycling of this product, please contact your local city office, your household waste disposal service or the shop where you purchased the product. Guarantee / Customer care Standard guarantee conditions We, Zanussi, undertake that if within 12 months of the date of the purchase this Zanussi appliance or any part thereof is proved to be defective by reason only of faulty workmanship or materials, we will, at our option repair or replace the same FREE OF CHARGE for labour, materials or carriage on condition that: The appliance has been correctly installed and used only on the electricity supply stated on the rating plate. The appliance has been used for normal domestic purposes only, and in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions. The appliance has not been serviced, maintained, repaired, taken apart or tampered with by any person not authorised by us. Zanussi Service Force Centre must undertake all service work under this guarantee Any appliance or defective part replaced shall become the Company's property. This guarantee is in addition to your statutory and other legal rights. Exclusions Damage or calls resulting from transportation, improper use or neglect, the replacement of any light bulbs or removable parts of glass or plastic. Costs incurred for calls to put right an appliance which is improperly installed or calls to appliances outside the United Kingdom. Appliances found to be in use within a commercial environment, plus those which are subject to rental agreements. Products of Zanussi manufacturer that are not marketed by Zanussi. Service and Spare Parts In the event of your appliance requiring service, or if you wish to purchase spare parts, please contact your local Service Force Centre by telephoning. 0870 5 929 929 Your telephone call will be automatically routed to the Service Force Centre covering your postcode area. For the address of your local Service Force Centre and further information about Service Force, please visit the website at www.serviceforce.co.uk
20 Before calling out an engineer, please ensure you have read the details under the heading "Something not working" When you contact the Service Force Centre you will need to give the following details: 1. Your name, address and postcode. 2. Your telephone number. 3. Clear concise details of the fault. 4. The model and Serial number of the appliance (found on the rating plate). 5. The purchase date. Please note a valid purchase receipt or guarantee documentation is required for in guarantee service calls. Customer Care For general enquiries concerning your Zanussi appliance, or for further information on Zanussi products please contact our Customer Care Department by letter or telephone at the address below or visit our website at www.electrolux.co.uk Customer Care Department Electrolux Major Appliances Addington Way Luton Bedfordshire, LU4 9QQ Tel: 08705 950 950 (*) (*) Calls may be recorded for training purposes European guarantee This appliance is guaranteed by Zanussi in each of the countries listed below for the period specified in the appliance guarantee or otherwise by law. If you move from one of these countries to another of the countries listed below the appliance guarantee will move with you subject to the following qualifications: The appliance guarantee starts from the date you first purchased the appliance which will be evidenced by production of a valid purchase document issued by the seller of the appliance. The appliance guarantee is for the same period and to the same extent for labour and parts as exists in your new country of residence for this particular model or range of appliances. The appliance guarantee is personal to the original purchaser of the appliance and cannot be transferred to another user. The appliance is installed and used in accordance with instructions issued by Zanussi and is only used within the home, i.e. is not used for commercial purposes. The appliance is installed in accordance with all relevant regulations in force within your new country of residence. The provisions of this European Guarantee do not affect any of the rights granted to you by law.
Installation EN Push oven completely into the cabinet and centre it. Open microwave door and fasten the appliance to the cabinet using the four screws provided. Insert the screws through the front holes.
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