Carson Rotisseries Owners Manual Final For Printing

OWNER’S MANUAL MODEL CRP-­‐7 Your Epicoa Rotisseries grill has been engineered and manufactured to our high standard for dependability, ease o f operation, and operator safety. When properly c ared for, it will give you years of trouble-­‐free performance. Please remember to save the manual for future reference! Dear New Epicoa Rotisseries Grill Owner, On behalf of Epicoa Rotisseries, Inc., we want to personally welcome you to our family! We are dedicated to bringing home the culture and ease of Brazilian barbeque to you and your family b y d esigning rotisserie grills and acces-­‐
sories which offer portability, style, and functionality to anyone who loves to cook outdoors. Our mission is to revolutionize the American grilling lifestyle through products which enable people who love good food to gather for memorable dining experiences in an atmosphere of friendship and fun. In purchasing your new grill, you have taken the first step in joining us on our mission. We can’t thank you enough for your patronage. Soon you will enjoy the variety, quantity, flavor, ease, speed, and freedom that our grill provides. To add to your Epicoa Rotisseries experience, we invite you to visit our website at, where you will find many h elpful recipes, tips and videos on how to get the most from your grill. Please do not hesitate to contact us for any reason regarding your grill, and again, welcome to the Epicoa Rotisseries family! Sincerely, The Epicoa Team GENERAL SAFETY RULES WARNING! READ AND UNDERSTAND ALL INSTRUCTION BEFORE USE. Failure to follow all warnings, tips, and instruction contained in this manual may result in electric shock, fire and/or serious personal injury or property damage. When using this unit, basic safety precautions should be followed, including the following: 1. Read a ll instructions and warnings b efore use. 2. Do not touch hot surfaces. 3. This unit should be properly assembled & positioned in accordance with these instructions before use. 4. The use of an accessory not evaluated for use with this product may cause injuries, property damage, or damage to the unit. 5. To protect against electric shock, do not immerse cords, plugs, or the appliance in water or any other liquid. 6. The cord should be arranged so that it will not be unintentionally pulled out or tripped over. 7. Close supervision is necessary when the unit is used near children or p ets. 8. Do not use indoors! This Epicoa rotisserie is designed for out-­‐
door use only. If used indoors, toxic fumes will accumulate and cause s erious bodily injury or d eath and/or property d amage. 9. Only use this Epicoa rotisserie outdoors in a well-­‐ventilated area. Do not use in a garage, building, breezeway or any other enclosed area. 10. Do not use this Epicoa rotisserie under any overhead combusti-­‐
ble construction. 11. Improper assembly may be dangerous. Please follow the as-­‐
sembly instructions in this manual. Do not use the Epicoa Rotis-­‐
serie u nless a ll parts are in p lace. 12. Do not add charcoal starter fluid or charcoal pre-­‐coated with charcoal lighter fluid to hot or warm charcoal. Cap starter fluid after use, and p lace a safe distance away from the Epicoa Rotis-­‐
series grill. 13. Always follow warnings and instructions provided by charcoal manufacturer. 14. Do not use gasoline, alcohol or other highly volatile fluids to ig-­‐
nite charcoal. If using charcoal starter fluid, remove any fluid that may have accumulated on the bottom of the charcoal tray before lighting the charcoal. 15. You should exercise reasonable care when operating your Epicoa Rotisseries grill. It will be hot during cooking and should never b e left unattended during use. 16. Do not leave infants, children, or pets unattended near a hot Epicoa rotisserie. 17. Do not attempt to move a hot Epicoa rotisserie. Allow the grill to cool before moving. 18. Do not use this Epicoa Rotisseries grill within five feet of any combustible material. Combustible materials include, but are not limited to wood or treated wood d ecks, patios and porches. 19. Do not remove ashes until all charcoal is completely burned out and are fully extinguished and grill is cool. 20. Do not wear flammable clothing or clothing with loose flowing sleeves while lighting or using the Epicoa Rotisseries grill. 21. Do not use the Epicoa rotisserie in high winds. 22. Keep the Epicoa rotisserie on a s ecure, level surface a t all times, clear of combustible material. 23. Never touch the skewer blades, ashes, charcoal or the Epicoa Rotisseries grill to s ee if they are hot. 24. Do not use water to control flare-­‐ups or to extinguish charcoal, as it may damage the Epicoa rotisserie, especially the electrical components. 25. Extinguish coals when finished cooking. 26. Barbecue mitts should always be worn while cooking, adjusting skewers, adding charcoal and handling the Epicoa rotisserie. 27. Never dump hot coals where they might be stepped on or be a fire hazard. Never dump ashes or coals before they are fully ex-­‐
tinguished. Do not store Epicoa Rotisseries grill until ashes and coals are fully extinguished. 28. Keep the cooking area clear of flammable vapor and liquids, such as gasoline, a lcohol, etc., and combustible material. 29. Handle and store h ot electric s tarters carefully, if they are used. 30. Keep electrical wires and cords away from the hot surfaces of the Epicoa rotisserie and a way from h igh traffic areas. 31. The use of alcohol, prescription or non-­‐prescription drugs may impair the consumer’s ability to properly assemble or safely op-­‐
erate the Epicoa Rotisseries grill. 32. This Epicoa rotisserie is not intended to be installed in or on recreational vehicles and/or boats. 33. This Epicoa rotisserie is not intended for and should never be used as a h eater. 34. Using abrasive cleaners on the Epicoa Rotisseries grill itself will damage the finish. 35. The Epicoa rotisserie should b e thoroughly cleaned on a regular basis. 36. Unplug the Epicoa Rotisseries grill from the p ower s ource when not in use or before cleaning. 37. Do not use the Epicoa rotisserie for other than its intended use. 38. Do not operate the Epicoa rotisserie with a damaged cord or plug. 39. Do not operate the Epicoa rotisserie if it should malfunction. 40. If use of an extension cord is required, ensure that it is a mini-­‐
mum 16 AWG, 3 wire, well insulated cord, marked for OUT-­‐
DOOR USE ONLY and properly grounded. 41. When using an extension cord, make sure it is not in contact with hot or sharp surface. 42. Outdoor extension cords should b e marked with the letters “W-­‐
A” and a tag stating “Suitable for use with outdoor appliances”. 43. Do not cut or remove the grounding prong from the rotisserie motor power cord. 44. Do not let cord hang over any sharp edge or h ot surface. FAILURE TO OBSERVE THESE WARNINGS AND FAILURE TO FOL-­‐
ing any meal preparation and after handling fresh meat, fish, and/or p oultry. 2. Do not d efrost meat, fish, or poultry at room temperature. 3. Avoid cross-­‐contamination—Never place cooked food on the same plate the raw food was on. 4. Wash all p lates and cooking u tensils which have come into con-­‐
tact with raw meats or fish with hot, soapy water and rinse. WARNING! Your Epicoa Rotisseries grill comes with a rechargeable, 12M12AC 12V 4Ah sealed lead-­‐acid battery. Care should be taken when handling, transporting, using, storing and discarding the battery. •
ductive material when n ot in use. Store the battery in a cool, dry, place a way from reactive mate-­‐
rials, open flames and sources of ignition. Do not charge the battery in a s ealed container. Do not dispose of this battery in household waste or at a mu-­‐
nicipal waste dump. Batteries should be recycled at an appro-­‐
priate facility. Contact a local battery supplier for more informa-­‐
tion about proper disposal. Battery posts, terminals, and related accessories can contain lead and lead compounds, and other chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and reproductive harm. If battery case is damaged, avoid b odily contact with internal components. Do not use a damaged battery. Handle batteries cautiously. Always keep the battery dry. TABLE OF CONTENTS SECTION 1 1 -­‐ OPENING YOUR EPICOA ROTISSRIE…………………………………......8 SECTION 2 2 -­‐ COMPONENT LIST…………………………………………………………….….9 SECTION 3 3 -­‐ SETTING UP YOUR EPICOA ROTISSERIE………………………….……10 SECTION 4 4 -­‐ ASSEMBLING THE SKEWERS…..............................................13 SECTION 5 5 -­‐ LIGHTING THE FIRE…………………………………………………………….14 SECTION 6 6 -­‐ TURNING ON THE ROTISSERIE…………………………………….……..14 SECTION 7 7 -­‐ CLEANING YOUR EPICOA ROTISSERIE…………………….…………..15 SECTION 8 8 -­‐ CLOSING YOUR EPICOA ROTISSERIE……………………………..……16 SECTION 9 9 -­‐ LIMITED WARRANTY………………………………………………..………..17 1 -­‐ OPENING YOUR EPICOA ROTISSERIE Your Epicoa Rotisseries grill comes in a case which opens by two latches in front. All components used for grilling are contained in the case. Figure 1.1 QUICK TIP: Before opening and removing everything from your Epicoa Rotisseries grill, be sure to make a mental note of how everything is installed to avoid any difficulties when packing up t he grill after use. Figure 1.2 1a -­‐ Place the grill on a flat surface and unlatch. 1b -­‐ Open the grill and remove everything from the inside, except the charcoal tray. Check the items with the list below. Makes sure all parts are included and are in good condition. -­‐8-­‐ 2 -­‐ COMPONENT LIST Fi gur e
Figure 2.1 1.
Skewers Skewer Handles Top Skewer Support Side support ( R) Side support (L) Legs Side windshield (R) Side windshield (L) Front windshield Adaptor cable Charcoal tray Bag kit Rechargeable Battery Battery Charger Auto Converter AC Adaptor 4 4 1 1 1 4 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 -­‐9-­‐ 3 -­‐ SETTING UP YOUR EPICOA ROTISSERIE You can use your Epicoa Rotisseries grill either on a n on-­‐combustible table, without legs or free standing with the legs installed. To set the grill up to b e free standing, follow the s teps listed b elow: 3a -­‐ Once you have removed all the parts from inside the grill, close it and fasten the front latches. 3b -­‐ Set the grill case in an upright position holding the handle with one hand while screwing in each leg (Figure 3.1 and 3.2). Figure 3.1 3c -­‐ S crew each leg in to the bottom of the grill case. Figure 3.2 -­‐10-­‐ 3d -­‐ Once the grill is set up for use either on its legs or on a table, re-­‐
lease the latches and open the grill (Figure 3.3). Figure 3.3 3e -­‐ Place the front windshield fitting into the top frame of the charcoal tray (Figure 3.4). Figure 3.4 -­‐11-­‐ 3f -­‐ Then, assemble the side supports b y s imultaneously s liding their ends into the h ole on top of the front windshield edge and slots on the grill’s console as shown in figure 3.5 b elow. Figure 3.5 3g -­‐ Next, assemble the top s kewer support b y inserting its ends into holes on the top of front windshield edges (Figure 3.6). Figure 3.6 -­‐12-­‐ 3h -­‐ F inally, install the two side windshields on their supports as shown in F igure 3.7. Figure 3.7 Your Epicoa rotisserie is now ready for use! 4 -­‐ ASSEMBLING THE SKEWERS 4a -­‐ Attach handles to the s kewers by screwing them together. Figure 4.1 -­‐13-­‐ 5 -­‐ FIRING UP YOUR EPICOA ROTISSERIE GRILL Once your Epicoa Rotisseries grill is assembled, you will b e able to light the fire. Put some charcoal in the tray of the grill, but DO NOT exceed the maximum limit of five (5) p ounds. Light up the fire following the in-­‐
structions on the charcoal bag. WARNING – USE OF CHARCOAL: Never exceed t he top of the black charcoal tray when filling the t ray with charcoal. WARNING When in use, the Epicoa Rotisseries grill gets very hot. The skewer and grill handle can become very hot as well. Keep children away from the grill when in use! Use a cloth or wear oven mitts to hold the handles. Do not t ouch any hot surfaces. 6 -­‐ TURNING ON THE ROTISSERIES Your Epicoa Rotisseries grill is designed to operate either on AC power from an electrical outlet, power from battery pack, or power from a 12-­‐volt automobile battery. Select the appropriate cord and adaptor for the power source you intend to use. 6a -­‐ To activate the rotisseries, first ensure the grill is connected to a power source. Press the ON/Off button to the “On” position. Figure 6.1 -­‐14-­‐ After food has b een s kewered, the skewer ends are inserted into the rotating drivers on the grill console and upper shaft of the skewer rests in the corresponding notch in the front windshield or s kewer support. 7 -­‐ CLEANING YOUR EPICOA ROTISSERIE Make sure the fire is completely extinguished and the equipment has cooled off b efore dumping the ashes and the r emaining charcoal. Never use water to extinguish the fire as it may damage the unit. 7a -­‐ Remove all the windshields and supports from the grill. Use two skewer handles to lift out the charcoal tray, b y screwing them into holes in the lateral frame of the tray. 7b -­‐ Hold handles firmly and pull tray up and out. 7c -­‐ Dump the ashes and residue into an appropriate receptacle, being certain that there are no live coals. WARNING If you choose to w ash the charcoal tray, do it after it is completely cool just using water, dishwashing liquid, and a sponge. Cleaning your Epicoa Rotisseries grill (aluminum parts) 7d -­‐ To clean the grill, use either a wet cloth or a sponge with dishwash-­‐
ing liquid WARNING Do not use any abrasive cleaning supply as it will scratch the grill. Do not pour w ater over t he grill as it m ay damage t he e lectrical parts. 7e -­‐ Place the charcoal tray into the grill, laying it properly on its sup-­‐
ports. Be sure it fits into place. Then, unscrew the handles. -­‐15-­‐ 8 -­‐ CLOSING YOUR EPICOA ROTISSERIE Your grill is designed to be completely portable, and each piece of the grill assembly will n eatly fit into the case if properly arranged in the way it was packed when you first opened the case. WARNING The Epicoa Rotisseries grill should close without pressure. If not, do not force the lid shut. The accessories m ust be improperly arranged and t hey will damage t he inside of t he grill. WARNING – IF KEPT OUTSIDE For best care it is always best to bring t he grill indoors when not in use, however if kept outside you m ust remember to make sure the grill is closed t o e nsure the safety of t he e lectrical components in t he event of inclement weather. WARNING! -­‐Your Epicoa Rotisseries grill comes with a rechargeable, 12M12AC 12V 4Ah sealed lead-­‐acid battery. Care should be taken when handling, transporting, using, storing and discarding the battery. •
TO AVOID RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRICAL SHOCK ALWAYS USE THE SAFETY CAPS PROVIDED when the battery is not in use. NEVER allow the terminals to come into contact with a ny con-­‐
ductive material when n ot in use. Store the battery in a cool, dry, place a way from reactive mate-­‐
rials, open flames and sources of ignition. Do not charge the battery in a s ealed container. Do not dispose of this battery in household waste or at a mu-­‐
nicipal waste dump. Batteries should be recycled at an appro-­‐
priate facility. Contact a local battery supplier for more informa-­‐
tion about proper disposal. Battery posts, terminals, and related accessories can contain lead and lead compounds, and other chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and reproductive harm. -­‐16-­‐ 9 -­‐ LIMITED WARRANTY Epicoa Rotisseries, Inc. warrants directly to you, the original consumer, that the Epicoa Rotisserie grill purchased by you will be free from de-­‐
fects in materials and workmanship for a two-­‐year period from the date of delivery of the product. This warranty is not transferable and requires reasonable proof of purchase. This warranty does not cover products that have been altered, serviced or repaired by any unauthorized service provider, including the con-­‐
sumer. Damage caused b y normal use, rust, improper use, disassembly of parts, internal or external scratches, and/or excessive h eat, is consid-­‐
ered normal wear and tear and does not constitute defective materials or workmanship covered under this Limited Warranty. This Limited Warranty does not cover any failures or operating difficulties due to accident, abuse, misuse, alteration, misapplication, vandalism, improper installation or improper maintenance or service, or failure to perform normal and routine maintenance. Deterioration or damage due to se-­‐
vere weather conditions such as hail, hurricanes, earthquakes or torna-­‐
does, discoloration due to exposure to chemicals, either directly or in the atmosphere, is not covered by this Limited Warranty. This Limited Warranty does not apply to lost or stolen products. This Limited Warranty shall be limited to the repair or replacement of parts which prove d efective under normal use and s ervice and which on examination shall indicate to the satisfaction of Epicoa Rotisseries, Inc. they are d efective. Epicoa Rotisseries, Inc. does not authorize any repair or attempted re-­‐
pair by anyone other than Epicoa Rotisseries, Inc., nor does it authorize any person or company to assume for it any other obligation or liability in connection with the sale, installation, use, removal, return or re-­‐
placement of its products; and no such representations are binding on Epicoa Rotisseries, Inc. -­‐17-­‐ Epicoa Rotisseries, Inc. will repair or replace faulty products, at its sole discretion and as specified herein. If Epicoa Rotisseries, Inc. confirms the defect and approves the claim, it will elect to repair or replace such parts without charge to you. If you are required to return defective parts, transportation charges must be prepaid. Epicoa Rotisseries, Inc. will return parts to the p urchaser, carrier or postage prepaid. THIS LIMITED WARRANTY IS EXPRESSLY IN LIEU OF ANY OTHER WAR-­‐
RIAL AND SERVICES, AS SPECIFIED HEREIN. Epicoa Rotisseries, Inc. is not liable for any special, exemplary, indirect or consequential dam-­‐
ages due to a failure or defect in workmanship or materials. Any claim or cause of action arising from the purchase of the Epicoa Ro-­‐
tisserie must be brought in Shelby County, Tennessee and governed by Tennessee law without regard to the conflicts of law rules thereof. -­‐18-­‐ Epicoa Rotisseries, Inc. 1608 Hart Court #304 Southlake, TX 76092 1-­‐888-­‐280-­‐2028