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© 2013 Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V.
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HD3017_3018_UM_India_V1.0
1 Your rice cooker
Congratulations on your purchase, and welcome to Philips!
To fully benefit from the support that Philips offers, register your
product at www.Philips.com/welcome.
2Important
Read this user manual carefully before you use the rice cooker and
save it for future reference.
Danger
••
Do not immerse the rice
cooker in water, nor rinse it
under the tap.
Warning
Check if the voltage
indicated on the rice cooker
corresponds to the local
power voltage before you
connect it.
•• Only connect the rice
cooker to a grounded
power outlet. Always make
sure that the plug is inserted
firmly into the power outlet.
•• Do not use the appliance if
the plug, the power cord,
the inner pot, the sealing
ring, or the main body is
damaged.
•• Make sure that the damaged
power cord is replaced
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by Philips, a service center
authorized by Philips or
similarly qualified persons in
order to avoid a hazard.
•• The appliance is not
intended to be operated
by means of an external
timer or a separate remotecontrol system.
•• The 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.
•• Children should be
supervised to make sure
that they do not play with
the rice cooker.
•• Keep the power cord out
of the reach of children. Do
not let the power cord hang
over the edge of the table
or worktop on which the
rice cooker stands.
•• Make sure the heating
element, the temperature
sensor, and the outside of
the inner pot are clean and
dry before you put the plug
in the power outlet.
•• Do not plug in the rice
cooker or press the control
lever with wet hands.
Caution
•• Never use any accessories
or parts from other
manufacturers or that
Philips does not specifically
recommend. If you use such
accessories or parts, your
guarantee becomes invalid.
•• Do not expose the
rice cooker to high
temperatures, nor place it
on a working or still hot
stove or cooker.
•• Do not expose the rice
cooker to direct sunlight.
•• Place the rice cooker on a
stable, horizontal, and level
surface.
Always put the inner pot in
the rice cooker before you
put the plug in the power
outlet and switch it on.
•• Do not place the inner pot
directly over an open fire to
cook rice.
•• Do not use the inner pot if
it is deformed.
•• The accessible surfaces
may become hot when the
rice cooker is operating. Be
careful when touching the
rice cooker.
•• Beware of hot steam
coming out of the steam
vent during cooking or out
of the rice cooker when you
open the lid. Keep hands
and face away from the rice
cooker to avoid the steam.
•• Do not lift and move the
rice cooker while it is
operating.
•• Do not exceed the
maximum water level
indicated in the inner pot to
prevent overflow.
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Do not place the cooking
utensils inside the pot while
cooking, keeping warm or
reheating rice.
•• Only use the cooking
utensils provided. Avoid
using sharp utensils.
•• To avoid scratches, it is not
recommended to cook
ingredients with hard shells.
•• Do not insert metallic
objects or alien substances
into the steam vent.
•• Do not place a magnetic
substance on the lid. Do not
use the rice cooker near a
magnetic substance.
•• Always let the rice cooker
cool down before you clean
or move it.
•• Always clean the rice
cooker after use. Do not
clean the rice cooker in
dishwasher.
•• Always unplug the rice
cooker if not used for a
longer period.
•• The rice cooker is intended
to be used in household or
similar applications such as:
Staff kitchen areas in shops,
offices, and other residential
type environments; Farm
houses; By clients in hotels,
motels and other residential
type environments;
Bed and breakfast type
environments.
•• If the rice cooker is
used improperly or for
professional or semiprofessional purposes, or
if it is not used according
to the instructions in this
user manual, the guarantee
becomes invalid and Philips
refuses liability for any
damage caused.
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Electromagnetic fields (EMF)
This appliance complies with all standards regarding electromagnetic
fields (EMF). If handled properly and according to the instructions
in this user manual, the appliance is safe to use based on scientific
evidence available today.
3 What’s in the box (fig.1)
Rice cooker main unit
Rice scoop
User manual
Steam basket
Measuring cup
Power cord
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Inner pot
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Lid release button
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Water level indications
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Detachable steam vent cap
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Scoop holder
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Main body
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Heating element
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Power socket
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Control lever
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Keep warm indicator
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Steam water storage
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Cooking indicator
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Outer lid
4 Using the rice cooker
Before first use
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Take out all the accessories from the inner pot. Remove the
packaging material of the inner pot.
Clean the parts of the rice cooker thoroughly before using the
rice cooker for the first time (see chapter ‘Cleaning’).
Note
•• Make sure all parts are completely dry before you start using the
5 Cleaning and Maintenance
Note
•• Unplug the rice cooker before starting to clean it.
•• Wait until the rice cooker has cooled down sufficiently before cleaning it.
Interior
Inside of the outer lid and the main body:
• Wipe with wrung out and damp cloth.
• Make sure to remove all the food residues stuck to the rice
cooker.
Heating element:
• Wipe with wrung out and damp cloth.
• Remove food residues with wrung out and damp cloth or
toothpicks.
Exterior
Surface of the outer lid and outside of the main body:
• Wipe with a cloth damped with soap water.
• Only use soft and dry cloth to wipe the control panel.
• Make sure to remove all the food residues around the control
buttons.
Accessories
Rice scoop, inner pot, steam basket, steam vent cap:
• Soak in hot water and clean with sponge.
rice cooker.
6Environment
Preparations before use (fig.2)
Before using the rice cooker, you need to follow the preparation:
1 Measure the rice using the measuring cup provided.
2 Wash the rice thoroughly.
3 Put the pre-washed rice in the inner pot.
4 Add rice and water at 1:2 ratio or as you would normally do
while cooking on the gas stove. Make sure that you do not
exceed the maximum level indicated as this may cause the
water to overflow.
5 Press the release lever to open the lid.
6 Whip the outside of the inner pot dry, then put it in the rice
cooker. Check if the inner pot is in proper contact with the
heating element.
7 Close the lid of the rice cooker, put the plug in the power
socket.
Note
•• Do not exceed the quantities indicated on the inside of the inner
pot.
•• The level marked inside the inner pot is just an indication. You can
always adjust the water level for different types of rice and your own
preference. If the voltage is unstable at the area you live, it is possible
that the rice cooker overflows.
•• Besides following the water level indication, you may also add rice
and water at 1:2 ratio or as you would normally do while cooking
on the gas stove for rice cooking. Do not exceed the quantities
indicated on the inside of the inner pot.
•• Make sure that the outside of the inner pot is dry and clean, and that there is
no foreign residue on the heating element or the magnetic switch.
Do not throw away the appliance with normal household
waste at the end of its life, but hand it in at an official
collection point for recycling. By doing this, you can help to
preserve the environment.
7 Warranty and service
If you need service or information, or if you have a problem, visit the
Philips website at www.philips.com or contact the Philips Customer
Care Center in your country. You can find its phone number in the
Warranty and Service section at the end of the user manual. If there
is no Customer Care Center in your country, go to your local Philips
dealer.
8Troubleshooting
If your rice cooker does not function properly or if the quality of the
cooked food is insufficient, consult the table below. If you are unable
to solve the problem, please contact the Philips Consumer Care
Centre in your country.
Problem
Solution
The lights on
the panel do not
go on.
There is a connection problem. Check if
the power cord is connected to the cooker
properly and if the plug is inserted firmly into
the power outlet.
The light is defective. Take the appliance
to your Philips dealer or a service center
authorized by Philips.
The rice is not
cooked.
You may not have pressed down the control
lever.
Cooking rice (fig.3)
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•• Do not exceed the volume indicated nor exceed the maximum
water level indicated in the inner pot, as this may cause the rice
cooker to overflow.
Steaming (fig.4)
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Make sure that there is no foreign residue on
the heating element and the outside of the
inner pot before switching the rice cooker on.
Follow the steps in “Preparations before use”.
Press down the control lever, and the cooking ( COOK )
indicator lights up.
When the cooking is finished, the cooking ( COOK ) indicator
will be off.
The rice cooker switches to keep warm mode automatically,
and the keep warm ( WARM ) indicator lights up.
Note
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There may not be enough water. Add more
water and cook for a while longer.
Measure a few cups of water with the measuring cup.
Pour the water into the inner pot.
Put the steam basket into the inner pot.
Put the food into the steam basket.
Close the lid of the rice cooker, and put the plug in the power
socket.
Push down the control key, and the cooking ( COOK )
indicator lights up.
When the steaming is finished, pull up the control key.
The rice cooker switches to keep warm mode, and the keep
warm ( WARM ) indicator lights up.
Note
•• Use a kitchen glove or a cloth, as the plate and steam basket will
be very hot.
•• You can cook rice while steaming food. Do not exceed the
volume indicated nor immerse the steam basket in the water, as
this may cause the rice cooker to overflow.
•• You can adjust the water level as needed.
Specifications
Model Number
HD3017/HD3018
Rated power output
650W
Rated capacity
5.0L
Rice volume (cups)
1.8L (1-7 cups)
The heating element is damaged, or the inner
pot is deformed. Take the cooker to your
Philips dealer or a service center authorized
by Philips.
The cooker does The temperature control is defective. Take the
not switch from
appliance to your Philips dealer or a service
the cooking mode center authorized by Philips.
to the keep warm
mode.
Water spills out
Add rice and water at 1:2 ratio or as you
of the rice cooker would normally do while cooking on the gas
during cooking.
stove. Make sure that you do not exceed the
maximum level indicated as this may cause the
water to overflow.
Rice smells bad
after cooking
Clean the inner pot with some washing
detergent and warm water.
After cooking, make sure the steam vent cap,
inner lid and inner pot is cleaned thoroughly.
Warranty and Service
For any information or problem, contact your local Philips dealer or
authorized service center. For a list of authorized Philips service centers
visit: www.philips.com or contact our consumer care at 1800 102 2929
(Toll free) or 1860 180 1111 (standard call rates apply). This apparatus is
covered under warranty against any defect due to defecitve material or
workmanship for TWO YEARS from the date of purchase. Should a defect
develop during the period of warranty, PHILIPS ELECTRONICS INDIA
LTD. undertakes to repair the apparatus FREE OF CHARGE through the
dealer from whom it has been purchased or at any of the Philips authorized
Service Centers.
The warranty is not valid in case:
1. Apparatus is not used according to user manual.
2. Defects caused by improper or reckless use.
3. Defects due to causes beyond control like lightning, abnormal voltage,
Acts of God or while In transit to the purchaser’s residence.
4. Repairs done by persons other than Philips Authorized service center.
5. Modifications of any nature made in the apparatus.
6. Tampered serial number.
7. Incomplete warranty card after purchase.
8. Product if used for commercial purpose (i.e. other than domestic use).
9. Usage of parts not recommended by Philips or those made by other
manufacturers.
All consumables and parts susceptible to normal wear and tear are not
covered under warranty.
Week/S.No.
Date of purchase: Dealer’s name: Dealer’s stamp: Customer’s name and address:
Model No.: Dealer’s signature: