Bosch HMB406 Operating instructions

Built-in Microwave Oven
Use and Care Manual
For Models: HMB402,
HMB405,
HMB406
PLEASE READ ENTIRE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE PROCEEDING
IMPORTANT: Save these instructions for the local electrical inspector's use.
INSTALLER: Please leave these Installation Instructions with this unit for the owner.
OWNER: Please retain these instructions for future reference.
A Special Message
to Our
Thank you for buying a Bosch built-in microwave oven. We
recommend that you take the time to read this entire booklet
before using your new appliance.
We hope that the information in this manual wiii help you
easily operate and care for your oven for years of satisfaction.
Please contact us if you have any questions or comments.
Phone us at 1-800-828-9165
or reach us through our website
at www.bosch-usa.com.
You may write to us at:
Customer
Support Caii Center
Bosch
5551 McFadden Avenue
Huntington
Beach, CA 92649
Always include the model number and serial number with all
communications.
Sincerely,
Bosch Application
Lab
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Microwave
Microwave
Registration
Oven Registration
YOU R M mCROWAVE
OVEN MUST BE REGRSTERED
It is a Federal requirement
Therefore,
that records be maintained
on the location of all microwave
ovens.
pmease:
1.
Fill in the registration
card and mail it to us. (The registration
2.
If you are not the original purchaser of this appliance
by writing to us at:
card is packed with this manual in the plastic bag.)
or if the card is missing, please establish your ownership
Bosch
Microwave Registration
5551 McFadden Avenue
Huntington
3.
Beach, CA 92649
When writing to us about your oven, please be sure to include the model and serial number.
Microwave
Identification
Plate
Copy the model and serial number from the microwave identification plate (see Page 6). Keep your invoice for
warranty validation. Fill in the information below as a handy reference.
Dealer's Name
Service Center
Model Number / Date of Purchase
Dealer's Telephone Number
Service Center's Telephone Number
Serial Number
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Microwave Safety
Precautions
to Avoid Possibae Exposure
to Excessive Microwave Energy
(a)
Do not attempt to operate this oven with the door
open since open-door operation can result in
harmful exposure to microwave energy, It is important not to defeat or tamper with the safety
interlocks,
(c)
Do not operate the oven if it is damaged, Rt is
particularly important that the oven door close
properly and that there is no damage to the:
(1) door (bent)
(2) hinges and latches (broken or loosened)
(3) door seals and sealing surfaces
(b)
Do not place any object between the oven front
face and the door or allow soil or cleaner residue
(d)
The oven should not be adjusted or repaired by
anyone except properly qualified service personnel,
to accumulate
on sealing surfaces,
Microwave Safety instructions
Gmass Tray
Roller
1,
DO NOT operate the oven without the Roller Ring
and the Olass Tray in place,
1,
DO NOT operate the oven without the Olass Tray
fully engaged on the drive hub, Improper cooking
or damage to the oven could result, Verify that
the Glass Tray is properly engaged and rotating
by observing its rotation when you press START,
2.
Roller Ring must always be used for cooking along
with Glass Tray.
3,
Always replace the Roller Ring and the Glass Tray
2,
3,
Only use the Glass Tray specifically designed for
this oven, Do not substitute any other glass tray,
4,
If the Glass Tray is hot, allow to cool before cleaning or placing in water,
5,
DO NOT cook directly on the Glass Tray, Always
place food in a microwave-safe dish or on a rack
set in a microwave-safe dish,
G,
If food or utensil on the Olass Tray touches the
oven walls, causing the tray to stop moving, the
tray will automatically rotate in the opposite direction, This is normal: the Glass Tray can turn in
either direction,
Ring
The
Roller
Ring
cleaned frequently
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and oven
floor
should
be
to prevent excessive noise,
in their proper positions,
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Microwave Safety
important
Safety
instructions
Your microwave oven is a cooking device and you should use it with as much care as you use with a range or any
other cooking device. When using this electric appliance, basic safety precautions should be followed, including
the following:
A
To reduce
the risk of burns, electric shock, fire, injury to persons or exposure
to excessive microwave energy, observe the following:
1.
Read all instructions
2_
Read and follow the specific "PREOAUTIONS
TO AVOID POSSmBLE EXPOSURE
TO EXCESSmVE MmCROWAVE
ENERGY,"
,
5_
This appliance must be grounded. Connect only
to properly grounded outlet. See "Orounding Instructions" found in Installation instructions.
(d)
Liquids heated in certain shaped containers (especially cylindrical-shaped
containers) may become overheated. The iiquid may splash out with
a loud noise during or after heating or when adding ingredients (instant coffee, etc.), resulting in
harm to the oven and possible injury. For best
results in all containers, stir the liquid several times
before heating. Always stir liquid several times
between reheating.
1 2.
Some products such as whole eggs, narrow-neck
bottles, sealed containers and closed glass jars
may explode and shouid not be heated in this
oven.
on this appli-
Use this appliance only for its intended use as
described in this manual. DO NOT use corrosive
chemicals, vapors, or nonfood products in this
appliance. This type of oven is specifically designed to heat or cook. It is not designed for industrial or laboratory use. The use of corrosive
chemicals in heating or cleaning wiii damage the
appliance and may result in radiator leaks.
1 3, To reduce the risk of fire in the oven cavity:
When cleaning surfaces of door and oven that
come together upon ciosing the door, use oniy
mild, nonabrasive soaps or detergents applied
with a sponge or soft cioth.
,
9_
Do not allow children to use this appliance
less closely supervised by an adult.
(a)
Do not overcook food, Carefully attend appliance if paper, plastic or other combustible
materials are placed inside the oven to facilitate cooking,
(b)
Remove wire twist-ties from paper or plastic bags before placing bag in oven,
(c)
If materials inside the oven should ignite,
keep oven door closed, turn oven off, and
disconnect the power cord, or shut off power
at the fuse or circuit breaker panel,
(d)
Do not use the cavity for storage purposes,
Do not leave paper products, cooking utensils or food in the cavity when not in use,
un-
Liquids that are superheated beyond boiling can
erupt or splash when moved or stirred. To avoid
this and to reduce the risk of injury:
(a)
Do not overheat the liquid.
(b)
Stir the liquid both
through heating.
(c)
After heating, allow the container
before
and halfway
to stand
SAVE THESE
For proper
mNSTRUCTmONS
use of your oven, read remaining
a utensil
11.
ance,
6_
Use extreme care when inserting
into the hot liquid,
10_ Avoid using corrosive vapors, such as sulfide and
chloride,
Install or locate this appliance only in accordance
with the Rnstallation instructions.
Do not cover or block any openings
oven for a short time be-
fore removing the container,
found on
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3.
in the microwave
before using the appliance.
safety
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cautions
and operating
instrucdons_
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Microwave
mmportant
Pmease read
Generam
1.
Microwave
Safety
aH instructions
Safety
mnstructions
before
Use
using
this
appliance.
attended in the area where the appliance is in
use. They should never be allowed to sit or stand
on any part of the appliance.
DO NOT operate the oven whiHe empty. The microwave energy will reflect continuousHy throughout the oven, causing overheating if food or water is not present to absorb energy. This court
damage the oven and resuk in a risk of fire.
Never use the oven to warm or heat a room. Such
use can damage the oven parts.
For personal safety, wear proper apparel. Loose
fitting or hanging garments should never be worn
while using this appliance. Tie long hair so that it
doesn't hang loose.
2.
DO NOT dry clothes, newspapers or other materiaHs in oven, or use newspapers or paper bags
for cooking. Fire couHd resuk.
3.
DO NOT use recycled paper products unHess the
paper product is hbeHed as safe for microwave
oven use. Recycled paper products may contain
impurities which may cause sparks and resuk in
fires when used.
Do not repair or replace any part of the appliance
unless specifically recommended in this manual.
All other servicing should be referred to an authorized servicer.
4.
DO NOT hit or strike control panel. Damage to
controls may occur. Fire could result.
oven.
5.
POT HOLDERS should always be used when
removing items from the oven. Heat is transferred
from the HOT food to the cooking container and
from the cooking container to the Glass Tray. The
Glass Tray can be very HOT after removing cooking container from oven.
6.
DO NOT store flammable
top of, or in the oven.
ards.
Generam
Appliance
materials
Do not store flammable
Use only dry pothoHers. Moist or damp pot-holders on hot surfaces may result in burns from
steam. Do not let a pothoHer touch hot heating
elements. Do not use a towel or other bulky cloth.
next to, on
In the event that personal clothing or haircatches
fire, DROP AND ROLL IMMEDIATELY
to
extinguish
Safety
flames.
As a precaution, it is highly recommended that a
fire extinguisher be readily available and highly
visible next to any cooking appliance.
Use this unit only in the manner intended by the
manufacturer. If you have any questions, contact
the manufacturer.
Children
in or near the
Do not use water on a grease fire. Smother fire
or flame or use a dry chemical or foam-type extinguisher.
These could be fire haz-
Be sure the oven is properly
installed
grounded by a qualified technician.
materials
and
and pets should not be Heftalone or un-
SAVE THESE mNSTRUCTmONS
For proper
use of your oven, read remaining
safety
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cautions
and operating
instructions.
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Microwave Oven Parts Description
Microwave
Oven Parts identification
m
2
3
6
8
1. Cooking
9
Guide:
Popcorn, Smart Sensor, Reheat, Auto Cook,
Auto Defrost, Quick Defrost
2. Glass Tray
3. InternaH Air Vents
4. ExternaH Air Vents
5. ControH PaneH
6. Microwave
Identification
Plate
and SeriaH Number
7. Door Safety Lock System
8. Roller Ring
Microwave
Specifications
AC Line Voltage
120V, 60Hz
AC Power Required
1 3 AMPS
Microwave
Wattage
Operating
Frequency
Outside
11 O0 watts (IEC Test Procedure _)
Output
Dimensions
2450
23Vs" x 191s/-16"x 1 3_/1G''
(WxDxH)
Oven Cavity Dimensions
MHz
(W×DxH)
17W3_" x 18_V32 '' x 107/s ''
Oven Capacity
2,1 Cu, Ft,
Cooking
Turntable system
Uniformity
_The International
method
Electrotechnicat
for measuring
output
Commission's
wattage,
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(IEC) standardized
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]'ouch Control
Control
Panel
Panel Quick Reference
The touch control panel allows you to set the oven
controls with the touch of a finger. It is designed to be
easy to use and understand. Scrolling text provides
step=by=step instructions to help through the process.
1. DISPLAY;
Displays the timer, the time of day,
cooking time, power level being used and cooking
functions selected.
2. PERSONAL CHOICE: Touch this pad to change the
oven's default settings for sound, clock, scroll speed,
Ibs/kg and demo on/off.
2
10
3
11
12
4
3. QUICK DEFROST: This function lets you defrost
quickly for up to 1 pound of frozen food. Three food
choices are available and the oven will automatically set
the defrosting time for each food.
13
5
14
6
4. AUTO DEFROST: This feature allows defrosting of
meat, poultry and fish with weight selection of 0.1 to 6.0
pounds.
15
5. TIMER: This feature uses no microwave
functions as a kitchen timer.
energy; it
6. AUTO COOK: This feature allows you to cook food
without entering a cook time or power. Six food choices
are available with this mode.
7. + / - PADS: Press to add or subtract
during AUTO COOK
10 seconds
7
16
8
17
or timed cook programs.
8. PLUS TIME: A great time=saver for quick cooking.
Press to add 30=second increments and cook without
pressing START.
9. POPCORN:
The oven will pop corn automatically
using the sensor.
10. REHEAT:
This feature allows you to reheat pre=
cooked room=temperature
or refrigerated foods without selecting cooking times or power levels.
11. SMART
SENSOR:
12. CLOCK:
a specific
1 4. POWER LEVEL: Ten power levels are available,
from low to high.
Cook most of }'our favorite
foods without having to select cooking times
power levels. Ten food categories are available.
switched
13. COOK TIME: Allows you to program
cook time and power level.
This is a 12=hour clock
and
and can be
1 5. NUMBER PADS: Used for selecting food category,
time and power level.
1 6. START; Begins operation.
from AM to PM. See Page 10.
1 7. STOP/CLEAR:
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Clear display or stop operation.
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Cooking
MicrowaveOperation
in the Microwave
Oven
IMPORTANT:
Do not overcook food; fire could result. Proper cooking depends on selecting the correct power
level and cooking time for the amount of food in the oven. Smaller portions of food that are cooked too long may
catch fire. Always have food in the microwave oven when it is on to absorb the microwave energy. When using
the oven at power levels below 100%, you can hear the magnetron cycling on and off. Condensation is a normal
part of microwave cooking. Covered foods will not cause as much condensation as uncovered ones. Do not block
oven vents. This oven is rated for 11 O0 watts by using the IEC Test Procedure. When cooking foods, check for
aloneness 1-2 minutes before the minimum time and add time accordingly.
FOOD
ITEM OR PffOCESS
Home
Canning
DO...
DON'T...
heat, cook or can in closed
glass jars or air tight containers.
can in the microwave
as
harmful bacteria may not be
destroyed.
dry meats,
herbs,
fruits,
vegetables,
gourds,
wood
items or wet papers.
dry nuts or seed in the shell.
Drying
Foods with Nonporous
Skins or Shells
pierce skins of potatoes, apples,
whole squash, hot dogs and
sausages so that steam can
escape.
puncture whole egg yolks before
cooking to prevent explosion.
cook eggs in the shell
reheat whole eggs
Popcorn
use
popcorn
packaged
microwave
ovens
leave oven
Baby
Baby
Food
Formuma or Milk
General
for
unattended
when
popping popcorn.
use brown paper bags or glass
bowls to pop corn in.
place baby food in a small dish
and heat gently, stir oRen, and
check
temperature
before
serving.
place nipple or cap on bottles
aRer slightly heating formula or
milk. Shake thoroughly. Always
"wrist test" before feeding.
heat baby food in the original
jars
heat bottles with nipple or cap
use plastic ties or cotton string
to close oven cooking bags
stir liquids before and after
heating
to
help
prevent
"eruption?
cut open baked items with fillings
to allow steam to escape and
avoid burns.
check temperatures
before
eating. Pizza sauce can become
extremely hot.
use wire twisbties
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on,
heat bottles with disposable
liners
to close
an
oven cooking bag
deep rat fry
use paper towels or cloths that
contain a synthetic fiber woven
into them (the fiber may cause
the towel to ignite)
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MicrowaveOperation
Cookware Guide and Cooking Tips
Most heat-resistant,
non-metallic
cookware
is safe for use in your microwave
oven.
However, to test cookware
before using, follow these steps:
1.
Place the empty cookware in the microwave oven.
2.
Measure 1 cup of water in a glass-measuring cup and place cup in the oven next to the cookware.
3.
Microwave on 100% power for 1 minute. If the dish is warm, it should not be used for microwave cooking.
Utensils
Recommended
for
Not Recommended
Microwave
for Microwave
Metal utensils, metal pans and metal bakeware
Metal skewers
,
Ovenproof
,
,
Glass ceramic (i.e. Pyroceram ®,Coming Ware _>)
China and other dishes without metallic trim
Metal thermometers
,
Microwave-safe
Foil trays
Glass that is not heat-resistant
,
Microwave-safe
paper plates, paper cups, paper napkins, paper towels, waxed paper. Refer
to the manufacturer's
label for use of any paper product in the microwave oven.
,
,
,
Glass (Pyrex ¢)
pottery, stoneware,
Browning dish - Follow manufacturers
for preheating dish.
porcelain
Food carton with metal handle (i.e. take-out
carton)
Non-microwave-safe
Styrofoam
directions
Straw, wicker and wood - use for reheating
at a low serving temperature.
Foods
During
or cups
plastic
commuter
dinnerware,
cas-
The Coming Company recommends that you do
not use Centura _"tableware and some Core[[e _"
only
closed-handle cups for microwave
Food storage bags
Cooking
cooking.
Recycled paper products
Brown paper bags
Avoid large sheets of aluminum foil as it wi[[ hinder
cooking and may cause arcing.
paper can be used for
Plastic wrap that is specifically labeled for microwave use. Do not allow plastic wrap to touch the
food and vent so steam can escape.
Tips for Cooking
Microwave-safe
oven cooking bags are good for
aiding in tenderizing meats and other foods. Do
not use metal twist tie that may be provided with
bag. Slit bag so steam can escape.
Microwave-safe
lids. Vent as needed.
Small pieces of foil may be used to prevent over
cooking, such as for shielding poultry legs and
wings or corners of brownies in a square or rectangle baking dish. Note that aluminum foil should
be at [east one inch from any surface of the microwave oven,
Microwave
plastics (i,e, margarine tubs)
Metal-trimmed or metal-banded
serole dishes, etc.
Paper towels are good for covering food during
reheating or to absorb fat when cooking bacon.
Wax paper or parchment
cooking and reheating.
containers
Metal or non-microwave-safe
beverage containers
Metal twist ties
Plastic Wrap - use wraps specifically
labeled
for the microwave; use during cooking and reheating. DO NOT allow plastic wrap to touch
food.
Covering
Oven
Accessories
in the Microwave
Arrange food in a circular pattern with the thickest areas toward the outside of dish.
Most foods wi[[ cook and reheat more evenly when
covered.
Pierce or score foods with skins or membranes
allowing
steam to escape.
Stir foods from the outer edges toward center of
utensil or turn over once during cooking.
Allow foods to stand to complete cooking before
serving. Some foods, such as meats, wi[[ require
covering during standing time.
Avoid adding extra cooking time. First check for
aloneness of foods. Watch for signs indicating that
cooking temperatures have been reached:
Food is steaming
Poultry thigh joints
Many microwave accessories are available in the market. However, Bosch Ois not responsible for any damage to the oven or to oven parts when microwave
accessories are used.
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are easy to move
Fish flakes easily with a fork
Baked items wi[[ cook more during standing time.
Foods should not be served immediately; remember the required standing time.
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MicrowaveOperation
Using Your Microwave
Oven
Before Operating
Child Lock
Before operating your new microwave oven make sure
you read and understand this Care and Use Manual.
Child lock is a safety feature used to mockthe control
panel so that so that it cannot be operated. To set
chimd lock, touch STOP/CLEAR
once. Touch and
hold START untim LOCKED appears in the dispmay.
To cancel child lock, touch and hold START for four
seconds until LOCKED disappears from the dispmay.
Before oven is used, follow these steps:
1.
2.
Place Roller Ring and Glass Tray in oven.
Close the door.
Using the Timer
Setting
Your microwave
the Clock
Example: You want to set the clock for 12:30 p.m_
oven can be used as a kitchen timer.
This feature uses no microwave energy. It can be set up
to 99 minutes.
Example: To set the timer as a 4-minute reminder.
TOUCH START
Notes:
To cancel the Timer during programming,
STOP/CLEAR.
o
touch
To check the Timer during cooking, touch TIM E R.
Remaining time for Timer will be displayed briefly.
When the Timer finishes during cooking, the oven
will beep seven times. Remaining cooking time
will then be displayed.
o
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When cooking time completes before timer has
finished, the oven will beep four times. Remaining time for Timer wiii continue to countdown in
display. END will be displayed when Timer is complete and oven will beep seven times.
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HMB
Oven
Use and Care Manual
Microwave
Operation
Using Your Microwave Oven
Timed
Manual
Cooking
This feature allows you to program a specific cook time
and power [eve[. The microwave oven can be programmed for up to 99 minutes.
Power levels represent
power. See Page 12.
a percentage
of microwave
Example: You want the oven to cook for 5 minutes, 30
seconds at 80% power.
Defrost
Manual Defrost is designed for speed}! thawing of
frozen foods and is one of the great advantages of a
microwave oven.
Manual Defrost can be used to quick[}/thaw foods such
as bread, roils, vegetables, fruits and frozen dinners.
QUICK DEFROST and AUTO DEFROST are preferred
for meats and pou[tr}! because the oven is programmed
with the defrosting time and power [eve[.
You can defrost any frozen food, either raw or cooked,
by using Power Level 3. Follow the same procedure for
Timed Cooking: enter the estimated defrosting time
and then touch 3 for 30% power [eve[.
For raw or cooked foods, a good ru[e is to defrost
approximatel}! four minutes per pound. For example, for
1 pound of pasta sauce, defrost for four minutes.
Alwa}!s check food periodically, stirring, rotating or
separating defrosted portions of food. If food is not
defrosted at end of defrost time, set the oven at Power
Level 3 for one minute increments until food is thawed.
This feature allows you to use commercially packaged
microwave popcorn. Use one fresh bag of popcorn.
Place bag of popcorn on the center of turntable. Touch
POPCORN to pop packaged popcorn weighing 1.75
to 3.5 oz. There is no need to touch START. Oven will
start automatical[}! and the word SENSING
the disp[a}!.
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Microwave
Operation
Power LeveJ Recommendations
The microwave oven has 10 power HeveHsfor cooking, reheating and defrosting, Lower power HeveHsincrease the
cooking time and are used for foods containing cheese and miHkor for cooking Hesstender cuts of meat, Refer to
the chart bellow for suggestions:
Touch
POWER LEVEL
and then
touch number
10
Approximate
Percentage
of Power
100%
Use
o BoiHing Water
o Making candy
o Cooking
poukry pieces, fish and vegetaMes
o Cooking tender cuts of meat
o WhoHe poukry
9
90%
o Reheating
rice, pasta and vegetaMes
8
80%
o Reheating
prepared foods quicMy
o Reheating
sandwiches
7
70%
o Cooking egg, milk and cheese dishes
o Cooking cakes and breads
o Melting chocolate
60%
o Cooking veal
o Cooking whole fish
o Cooking
50%
puddings
and custard
o Cooking ham, whole poultry and lamb
o Cooking rib roast, sirloin tip
4
40%
o Thawing meat, poultry and seafood
3
30%
o Cooking less tender cuts of meat
o Cooking
pork chops and roasts
o Manual defrost
20%
o Taking chill out of fruit
o Softening
10%
, Keeping casseroles
o Softening
0%
butter
o Standing
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and main dishes warm
butter and cream cheese
time
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Microwave
Operation
Smart Sensor Recommendations
For quick reference, open the door and refer to the menu label for available food categories.
Touch SENSOR and code number of the category; then touch START. The word SENSING will scroll in the display
during operation.
CODE
CATEGORY
DiRECTiON
AMOUNT
1
Potato
Pierce each potato 5==6time,s a fork and pHaceon the
oven tray around the edge, at least one inch apart,
1=4 pieces,
approx. I 0 oz. each
2
Fresh
Vegetable
Wash, cut and prepare as desired. Rinse, Heavingresidual
water on the vegetables. Place in an appropriately=sized
microwave container; cover with plastic wrap; slit wrap to vent.
1 =4 cups
3
Frozen
Vegetable
Remove from package, rinse off frost under running
water. Place in an appropriately=sized microwave
container, cover with plastic wrap and slit wrap to vent.
1 =4 cups
4
Frozen
Entree
Remove from outer display package. Silt cover, if not in
microwave safe container, place on plate, cover with
plastic wrap and slit to vent.
10=21 ounces
5
Rice
Rinse one cup of rice several times and add two cups of
liquid (water, beef, chicken or vegetable stock) in a two=
quart microwaveabie dish. Cover with plastic wrap or Hid.
After cooking, remove from the oven and allow to stand,
covered, for 10 minutes. Fluff with a fork.
1/2-2 cups
Casserole
Assemble the ingredients as specified in the recipe in a
1 =2quart casserole. Cover with pHasticwrap and sHitto
vent. After cooking is complete, allow 10 minutes
standing time.
1=4 cups
Ground
Meat
Crumble into an appropriately sized microwaveable
container and push gently to the sides, Heavinga void
in the center. Season and cover with plastic wrap. Vent
cover for well=done meat; cover dish when cooking
ground meat that wiil be used in another dish and
cooked again.
1/4=2 pounds
Fish,
Seafood
Place the food around the sides of an appropriate
microwave container. Season and add 1/4 = 1/2 cup Hiquid
(wine, water, salsa, etc.). Cover with plastic wrap and vent.
U4=2 pounds
Scrambled
Eggs
Break eggs into a 4=cup measuring cup or 1=quart casse =
role. Cover with plastic wrap and vent. When cooking is
complete, remove from oven, stir, and allow
1 = 2 minutes standing time.
2=5 eggs
Frozen
Pizza
Use only frozen pizza made for microwave use.
Follow package directions. After cooking, remove from
oven and place on wire rack so crust will crisp further.
1 =2 slices
If you open the door or press STOP during sensor cooking,
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the process will be canceled.
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Microwave
Operation
Using Your Microwave Oven
Auto
Cook
Example:
To cook 4 slices of bacon.
Use this function to cook food without entering a cook
time or power, Refer to the "Auto Cook Recommendations" below for more information,
Auto
CODE
1
Cook
CATEGORY
Recommendations
DIRECTION
AMOUNT
Bacon
Place bacon strips on microwave bacon rack for best results,
(Use dinner plate lined with paper towels if rack is not available),
2 to 6 siices
Frozen
Roll/Muffin
Remove from package and place on piate,
(if muffins are over 3 oz, each, count each as two when entering
quantity,)
1 to 6 pieces
(2-3 ounces each)
Fresh
Roll/Muffin
Remove from package and place on piate,
(If muffins are over 3 oz, each, count each as two when entering
quantity,)
I to 6 pieces
(2-3 ounces each)
Beverage
Place container on turntable, Be careful: liquids can become
superheated beyond boiling temperatures without bubbling,
When the liquid is disturbed it may bubble suddenly and erupt,
Stir liquids before and halfway through heating to avoid eruption,
1 to 2 cups
5
Chicken
Pieces
PIace the chicken pieces in an appropriately-sized
microwaveable container, cover with plastic wrap and slit to vent,
1/2to 2 pounds
G
Hot Cereal
Prepare as directed on package,
Stir and allow standing time before eating,
Use oniy instant hot cereal,
1 to 6 servings
3
4
If you open the door or press STOP/CLEAR during cooking, the process will be canceled.
Reheat
This feature allows you to reheat precooked room-temperature
or refrigerated foods without
times and power levels, The word SENSING will scroll in the display while reheating,
Reheat
CODE
CATEGORY
selecting
cooking
Recommendations
DiRECTiON
AMOUNT
1
Dinner
Plate
PJace foods to be heated on dinner plate or similar dish,
Cover with plastic wrap, Slit to vent,
Approximately
1/2-1 pound
2
Soup/
Sauce
Place foods to be heated in an appropriately-sized
microwave container, Cover with plastic wrap, Silt to vent,
1-4 cups
3
Casseroie
Cover dish containing the casserole with plastic wrap, Slit to venL
1-4 cups
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Microwave Operation
Using Your Microwave Oven
Personal
Choice
Features
PERSONAL CHOICE provides features which make personalizing your microwave
SOUND ON/OFF, CLOCK ON/OFF, SCROLL SPEED and LBS/KG,
Example: To turn off beeper sound,
PERSONAL
NUMBER
Example: To select Kg unit
CHOICE OPTIONS
OPTION
KEYPAD SELECTION
RESULT
1
SOUND ON/OFF
1
2
Sound On
Sound Off
2
CLOCK ON/OFF
1
2
Clock On
Clock Off
3
SCROLL SPEED
1
2
3
Slow Speed
Normal Speed
Fast Speed
4
LBS / KG
1
Pounds
2
Kilograms
1
2
Demo On
Demo Off
5
NOTE:
oven easy, You can select
DEMO ON/OFF
When the power cord is first plugged
LB5, Demo Off,
in, the default settings are Sound On, Clock On, Normal Speed,
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Microwave
Using Your Microwave
Auto
For best resuHts, remove fish, shellfish, meat, and
pouHtry from odginaH wrapping
or packaging.
For best resuHts, shape your ground meat into the
form of a doughnut before freezing. When defrosting, scrape off thawed meat when the beep
sounds and continue defrosting.
PHace foods in a shaHHowcontainer or on a microwave roasting rack to catch drippings.
Food shouHd still be somewhat
when removed from the oven.
Quick
icy in the center
Oven
Defrost
The defrost feature provides you with the best defrosting method for frozen foods. The cooking guide will
show you which defrost sequence is recommended for
the food you are defrosting. With the Auto Defrost
feature, the oven automatically sets the defrosting time
and the power levels. For added convenience, the Auto
Defrost includes a buik-in beep mechanism that reminds you to check, turn over, separate or rearrange
the food.
Three different defrosting levels are provided for foods
weighing 0,1 - 6,0 pounds:
1 MEAT
2 POULTRY
Defrost
This feature provides you with the quick defrosting
method for one pound of frozen food.
Example: To defrost
Operation
1 pound of ground beef.
3 FreSH
Example: To defrost 1.2 pounds of ground beef.
NOTE: When you touch START, the display changes
to defrost time countdown. The oven will beep twice
during the DEFROST cycle reminding you to open the
door and turn, separate or rearrange the food. Remove
any thawed portions, if possible, and return frozen portions to the oven. Touch START to resume.
Auto
CODE
1
Defrost
Categories
CATEGORY
Meat
ITEMS
Ground beef, steak, beef cubes for stew, pot roast, rib roast, rump
roast, chuck roast, hamburger patties, lamb chops, rolled lamb roast, pork
chops, pork roast, hot dogs, spareribs, country-style ribs, rolled pork roast,
sausage, veal cutlets
2
Poultry
Whole chicken (under 4 Ibs.); cut-up, boneless breasts; whole Rock Cornish
hens; turkey breast
3
Fish
Fish fillets, whole steaks, shellfish, crab meat, lobster tails, shrimp, scallops
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Microwave Operation
Using Your Microwave Oven
Multi°Stage
Cooking
For best resuHts, some recipes caHHfor different power HeveHsduring different stages of a cook cycHe,
program your oven to switch from one power HeveHto another for up to two stages,
ExampHe: To set a 2-stage cook cycHe,
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CookingTips
Cooking
CAUTION:
Tips
Do not use aluminum
foil
during
cooking
cycle.
Meat
1. No special techniques
1.
No special techniques are required: Meat should
be prepared as with conventional cooking. Season if desired.
Always thoroughly defrost meat
before cooking.
2.
2.
Place the meat on a microwave roasting rack or
microwave-safe
plate and place on the turntable.
Poultry should be thoroughly
giblets and any metal damps.
3.
Prick the skin and brush lightly with vegetable
(unless the poultry is self-basting).
4.
All poultry should be placed on a microwave roasting rack or a microwave-safe plate and placed on
the turntable.
5.
Cook according to the instructions in the Poultry
Cooking Recommendations
below. Turn pieces
over halfway through the cooking time. Because
of its shape, poultry has a tendency to cook unevenly, especially in very bony parts. Periodic turning helps to cook these areas evenly.
6.
Let stand for 5-10 minutes wrapped in foil after
cooking before carving. The standing time is very
important, as it completes the cooking process.
7.
Make sure poultry is thoroughly cooked before eating. Whole poultry is completely cooked when the
juices run clear. Pierce with a sharp knife through
the thickest part to ensure that the juices are clear
and the flesh is firm.
3.
Cook according to the Meat Cooking Recommendations (below).
Use the longer time for large
meats and the shorter time for smaller meats. For
thicker chops,
use the longer time.
4.
Turn the meat once halfway through
time.
5.
After removing from microwave oven, cover loosely
with foil. Allow to stand for 5-10 minutes. The
standing time is very important
cooking process.
6.
Make sure meat, especially
cooked andjuices run dear.
Meat
Cooking
Meat
are required: Poultry should
be prepared as with conventional cooking. Season if desired.
the cooking
as it completes the
pork, is thoroughly
Recommendations
Microwave
Power
Cooking Time
Per Pound
BEEF
Standing/Rolled
Rib Roast
- Rare
- Medium
- Well-done
Ground Beef
(to brown for
casserole)
8
8
8
9 to 11 minutes
9_/2 to 1 11/2 minutes
1 11/2 to 14 minutes
10
61/2 to 91/2 minutes
Hamburgers
(4 oz. each)
Fresh or
defrosted
- 2 patties
- 4 patties
10
10
2_/2 to 41/2 minutes
31/2 to 51/2 minutes
Poultry Cooking
Meat
8
121/2 to 161/2 minutes
10
10
21/2 to 31/2 minutes
31/2 to 41/2 minutes
Remove
oil
Recommendations
Microwave
Power
Cooking Time
Per Pound
CHICKEN
\A/hole
Breast (boned)
Portions
8
8
8
1 1 to 15 minutes
10 to 14 minutes
1 1 to 17 minutes
TURKEY
Whole
8
1 1 to 15 minutes
Notes:
The times listed above are only a guide. Allow for
differences in individual tastes and preferences.
The times may also vary due to the shape, cut and
composition of the food.
PORK
Loin. Leg
Bacon
- 4 slices
- 6 slices
defrosted.
[f whole poultry is stuffed, the weight of the stuffed
bird should be used when calculating the cooking
time.
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Cooking
Cooking
.
Arrange fish in a hrge,
or casseroHe.
2_ Cover with pierced
casseroHe Hid.
shallow non-metallic
microwave
dish
Fresh Fish Cooking
Microwave
Fish
Fish Fillets
Power
10
rips
4.
Cook according to the instructions in the Fresh
Fish Cooking Recommendations
(bellow). Butter
and Hemon juice can be added to the fish, if desired.
5.
Let stand as directed in the Cooking
dations before serving.
6.
After standing time, check to see that the fish is
thoroughHy cooked. The fish shouHd be opaque and
flake easiHy.
pHastic wrap or
3_ PHace the dish on the turntaMe.
Recommen-
Recommendations
Cooking Time
Per Pound
Butter
41/2 to 8 minutes
and Lemon Juice
Add butter as desired,
Standing
Time
2 to 3 minutes
1 to 2 tbsp lemon juice
(! 5 to 30 ml)
Whole Mackerel,
Tips
10
4V2 to 8 minutes
3 to 4 minutes
Whole Trout,
Cleaned and Prepared
10
51/2 to 9 minutes
3 to 4 minutes
Salmon Steaks
10
5% to 8 minutes
Cleaned and Prepared
Add butter as desired,
1 to 2 tbsp lemon juice
(! 5 to 30 ml)
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3 to 4 minutes
Bosch HMB Oven Use and Ca[e Manuat
Troubme Shooting
Trouble Shooting
Questions and Answers
Why is the oven Iight not on during
cooking?
There may be several reasons why the oven light is not on,
Have you:
° Set a cooking time?
• Touched START?
° Checked the light bulb?
Why does steam come out of the air
exhaust vent?
Steam is normaiIy produced during cooking, The microwave
oven has been designed to vent this steam,
WiII the microwave oven be damaged if it
operates when empty?
Yes, Never operate the oven when empty or without the gIass
turntabie,
Does microwave energy pass through the
viewing screen in the door?
No, The metal screen bounces the energy back to the oven
cavity, The holes (or ports) allow only light to pass through,
They do not let microwave energy pass through,
Why does a tone sound when
the control pane] is touched?
The tone teIIs you that the setting has been entered,
Can my microwave oven be damaged if
food is cooked for too Iong?
Like any other cooking appliance, it is possible to overcook
food to the point that the food creates smoke and even
possibly fire and damage to the inside of the oven, It is always
best to be near the oven while you are cooking,
When the oven is plugged into walI outlet
The microcomputer controlling your oven may temporarily
for the first time, it did not work properly,
What is wrong?
become scrambled when you plug it in for the first time or
when power resumes after an interruption,
Simply shut the power off at the house electrical breaker for
a moment then turn it back on to reset the microcomputer,
Why do l see light reflection around the
outer case?
This is the oven light, located between the oven cavity and
the outer wail of the oven,
What are the various sounds Jhear when
The clicking sound is caused by a mechanical switch turning
the microwave oven's magnetron on and off, The change in
the microwave oven is operating?
blower speed is due to the change in line voltage caused by
the magnetron being turned on and off,
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Trouble Shooting
Trouble Shooting
Questions and Answers
What is wrong when baked foods have a
hard, dry, brown spot?
A hard, dry, brown spot indicates overcooking, Shorten the
cooking or reheating time,
Why do eggs sometimes pop?
When baking, frying, or poaching eggs, the yolk may pop due
to steam build-up inside the yolk membrane, To prevent this,
simply pierce the yolk with a wooden toothpick before cooking, CAUTION: Never microwave eggs in the shell,
Why are scrambled eggs sometimes a
little dry after cooking?
Eggs will dry out when they are overcooked,
The cooking time may need to be varied for one of these reasons:
• Eggs vary in size,
, Eggs are at room temperature one time and at refrigerator
temperature another time,
• Eggs continue cooking during standing time,
is it possible to pop popcorn in a
microwave oven?
Yes, if using one of the two methods described below:
(1) microwave-popping devices designed specifically for
microwave cooking,
(2) prepackaged commercial microwave popcorn that is made
for specific times and power output needed,
CAUTION:
° Follow exact directions given by each manufacturer for
its popcorn popping product and do not leave the oven
unattended while the corn is being popped, if corn fails
to pop after the suggested time, discontinue cooking,
° Never use a brown paper bag for popping corn or
attempt to pop leftover kernels,
, Overcooking could result in an oven fire,
Why do baked apples sometimes burst?
The peet has not been removed from the top half of each
apple to allow for expansion of the interior of the apple
during cooking, As in conventionaJ cooking methods, the
interior of the apple expands during the cooking process,
Why do baked potatoes sometimes burn?
If the cooking time is too Jong, fire could result, At the end of
the recommended cooking time, potatoes shouJd be slightly
firm, CAUTION: Do not overcook,
Why is a standing time recommended
after microwave cooking time is over?
Standing time atlows foods to continue cooking eveniy for a
few minutes after the actual microwave oven cooking cycle,
The amount of standing time depends upon food density,
Why is additional time required for
cooking refrigerated food?
As in conventional cooking, the initial temperature of food
affects total cooking time, You need more time to cook food
taken out of a refrigerator than for food at room temperature,
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Troubme Shooting
Tcouble Shooting
Before Calling
for Service
You can often correct operating
probHems yourseHfi if your microwave oven faiHs to work properHy, Hocate the
operating probHem in the Histbellow and try the soHutions Histed for each probHem, if the microwave oven stiHHdoes
not work properHy, refer to Page 24 to obtain service.
Oven does not start
is there power to the oven?
is the door closed?
is the cooking time set?
Arcing or sparking
Are you using approved cookware?
is the oven empty?
incorrect time of day
Have you tried to reset the time of day?
Unevenly cooked foods
Are you using approved cookware?
is the glass turntable in the oven?
Did you turn or stir the food whiIe it was cooking?
Were the foods completely defrosted before cooking?
Was the time and cooking power IeveI correct?
Overcooked foods
Was the time and cooking power Ieve! correct?
Undercooked foods
Are you using approved cookware?
Were the foods compIetety defrosted before cooking?
Was the time and cooking power level correct?
Are the ventiIation ports clear?
improper defrosting
Are you using approved cookware?
Was the time and defrosting power Ievet correct?
Did you turn or stir the food during the defrosting cycle?
FEDERAL COMMUNmCATmONS
STATEMENT
(U.S.A. ONLY)
COMMmSSmON
RADmO FREQUENCY
_,
This equipment generates and uses ISM frequency
energy and if not instaHHedand used properHy in strict
accordance
with the manufacturer's
instructions,
reception, which can be determined by turning the
oven off and on, the user is encouraged to try to
correct
the
interference
foHHowing
measures:
by one or more of the
Reorient the receiving
teHevision.
antenna of the radio or
ReHocate the microwave
the receiver.
may cause interference
to radio and teHevision
reception.
It has been type tested and found to
compHy with Himits for ISM Equipment pursuant to
part 18 of FCC RuHes,which are designed to provide
reasonabHe protection against such interference in
a residentiaH instaHHation.
However, there is no guarantee that interference wiHH
not occur in a particuHar instaHHation. If this equipment
does cause interference
to radio or teHevision
mNTERFERENCE
Move the
receiver.
microwave
oven with respect
oven
away
from
to
the
PHug the microwave oven into a different outlier
so that the microwave oven and the receiver are
on different branch circuits.
The manufacturer is not responsible for any radio or
TV interference caused by unauthorized modification
to this microwave oven. It is the responsibiHity of
the user to correct such interference.
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Microwave Oven Care
Care of Your Microwave Oven
BEFORE
AFTER
CLEANmNG
CLEANmNG
Be sure to repHace the Roller Ring and
GHass Tray in the proper position and press
STOP/RESET to clear the screen.
Open oven door to prevent oven from accidentally turning on.
Outside
inside
of the Oven
Wipe with a damp cloth. Mild detergent
may be used if the oven gets very dirty.
The use of harsh detergents or abrasives
is not recommended.
Glass Tray
Remove and wash in
warm, soapy water or in
a dishwasher.
Oven Surfaces
Clean with a damp cloth. To
prevent damage to the operating
parts inside the oven, water
should not be allowed to seep
into ventilation openings.
Menu Labem
Do not remove.
Wipe with damp cloth.
Control
Panel
A removable protective
film is
installed
at the factory
to
prevent
scratches
during
shipping. To remove film, apply
masking or clear tape to an
exposed
corner
and pull
gently. If the control panel
becomes wet, clean it with a
soft, dry cloth. Do not use
\
Oven Door
harsh detergents or abrasives
on the Control Panel.
Wipe with a soft cloth when steam accumulates inside or around the outside
Roller Ring and Oven Cavity Root
of the oven door. During cooking, especially under high-humidity conditions,
steam is given off from food. (Some
steam will condense on cooler surfaces,
Wipe the oven
water or window
washed
in mild
areas shouH be
such as the oven door. This is normal.)
The inside surface is covered with a
heat and vapor barrier film. Do not remove.
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bottom surface with mild detergent,
cleaner and dry. Roller Ring may be
soapy water or a dishwasher.
These
kept clean to avoid excessive noise_
Bosch HMB Oven Use and Care Manuat
Warranty
Bosch ® Buimt-mn Microwave
Oven Warranty
For Models: HMB402/HMB405/HMB406
WHAT
IS COVERED
WARRANTY
For one full year from the date of installation or date of
occupancy for a new previously unoccupied dwelling,
any part which fails in normal home use will be repaired
or replaced free of charge. Save your dated receipt or
other evidence of the installation/occupancy
date.
Bosch _ will pay for all repair labor and replacement
parts found to be defective due to materials and workService must be provided by a Factory
Authorized Service Agency during normal working hours.
WHAT
IS NOT COVERED
2. Service visits to:
Teach you how to use the appliance.
Correct the installation. You are responsible for
providing electrical wiring and other connecting
facilities.
Reset circuit breakers or replace home fuses.
3.
Damage resulting from accident,
abuse, improper installation or
accordance with local electrical
codes, or improper storage of
4.
Damage due to other than normal home use.
HOW TO OBTAIN SERVICE
For authorized
service
This warranty applies to appliances used in normal
family households;
it does not cover their use in
commercial situations.
This warranty is for products purchased and retained in
the 50 states of the U.S.A., the District of Columbia and
Canada. The warranty applies even if you should move
during the warranty period. Should the appliance be
sold by the original purchaser during the warranty
period, the new owner continues to be protected until
the expiration date of the original purchaser's warranty
period.
BOSCH
1. Service by an unauthorized agency+ Damage or
repairs due to service by an unauthorized agency or
use of unauthorized parts.
alteration, misuse,
instaNation not in
codes or plumbing
the appliance.
DOES NOT ASSUME
ANY RESPONSIBIL-
ITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL
DAMAGES. Some states do not allow the exclusion or
limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so
the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you
may also have other rights which may vary from state to
state or province to province.
SERVICE
DATA RECORD
The location of the microwave identification plate and
serial number on the product can be seen on the left
side of control panel when the door is open (see Page
6). Now is a good time to write this information in the
space provided below. Keep your invoice for warranty
validation.
]
or parts
APPMCATIONS
Model Number:
information,
call (800) 828+91 65.
We want you to remain a satisfied customer. If a
problem does come up that cannot be resolved to
your satisfaction, please write to:
Serial Number:
Bosch Customer Support
5551 McFadden Avenue
Date of Installation
Huntington
or Occupancy:
Beach, CA 92649
or phone (800) 828-91 65.
Please include the model number, serial number
and date of original purchase and installation.
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Wereserve
therighttochange
specifications
ordesignwithoutnotice,Somemodels
arecertified
foruseinCanada,Bosch
is notresponsible
forproducts
whicharetransported
fromtheU,S,forusein Canada,CheckwithyourlocalCanadian
distributor
or dealer,
For the most up to date critical installation dimensions by fax, use your fax handset and phone (775) 833-3600, Use code
#8030,
BOSCH
BSH Home
Appliances
Corp.
Bosch Customer Support CaWCenter, 555! McFadden Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA 92649 • (800) 828-9165
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