FQ215
Microwave oven
Installation and Operating
Instruction
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Do NOT touch.
Thank you for purchasing a SAMSUNG
speed cook oven.
Follow directions explicitly.
Your Owner’s Manual contains important safety
instructions and essential information on using and
caring for your new speed cook oven. Before using your
oven, please read all the information in this manual and
keep it for future reference. A handy quick look-up guide
explaining basic cooking operations is provided inside
the front cover for your convenience.
Unplug the power plug from the wall socket.
Make sure the machine is grounded to
prevent electric shock.
Call the service center for help.
safety information
• Before operating the appliance, please read this
manual thoroughly and retain it at a safe place near the
appliance for your future reference.
Note
Important
WARNING
SEVERE WARNING SIGNS FOR
INSTALLATION
• Use this appliance only for its intended purpose as
described in this instruction manual. 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. Warnings and Important Safety Instructions in
this manual do not cover all possible conditions and
situations that may occur. It is your responsibility to
use common sense, caution, and care when installing,
maintaining, and operating your appliance.
The installation of this appliance must be performed by
a qualified microwave service technician trained by the
manufacturer. Please see the section “Installing your
Microwave Oven”.
• Because these following operating instructions cover
various models, the characteristics of your microwave
oven may differ slightly from those described in this
manual and not all warning signs may be applicable.
If you have any questions or concerns, contact your
nearest service center or find help and information online
at www.samsung.com.
- Do not use an electric transformer. It may
result in electric shock or fire.
IMPORTANT SAFETY SYMBOLS AND
PRECAUTIONS
The following symbols are used in the text of this
Owner’s Manual:
WARNING
Hazards or unsafe practices that
may result in severe personal
injury or death.
CAUTION
Hazards or unsafe practices that
may result in minor personal
injury or property damage.
CAUTION
To reduce the risk of fire,
explosion, electric shock, or
personal injury when using your
microwave oven, follow these
basic safety precaution
Do NOT attempt.
Do NOT disassemble.
Plug the power cord into the proper wall socket or
higher and use the socket for this appliance only. Plug
the power plug into the wall socket firmly. In addition,
do not use an extension cord.
- Failure to do so and sharing a wall socket with other
appliances using a power strip or extending the
power cord may result in electric shock or fire.
The installation of this appliance must be performed by
a qualified technician or service company.
- Failing to do so may result in electric shock, fire, an
explosion, problems with the product, or injury.
The microwave oven is intended to be used on the
counter or counter top use only, the microwave oven
shall not be placed in a cabinet.
Do not install this appliance near a heater, inflammable
material.
Do not install this appliance in a humid, oily or dusty
location, in a location exposed to direct sunlight and
water (rain drops).
Do not install this appliance in a location where gas
may leak.
- This may result in electric shock or fire.
The appliance is not intended for installing in road
vehicles, caravans and similar vehicles etc.
This appliance must be properly grounded.
Do not ground the appliance to a gas pipe, plastic
water pipe, or telephone line.
- This may result in electric shock, fire, an explosion,
or problems with the product.
- Never plug the power cord into a socket that is
not grounded correctly and make sure that it is in
accordance with local and national codes.
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CAUTION
CAUTION SIGNS FOR
INSTALLATION
This appliance should be positioned in such a way
that it is accessible to the power plug.
- Failure to do so may result in electric shock or fire
due to electric leakage.
Install your appliance on a level and hard floor that
can support its weight.
- Failure to do so may result in abnormal vibrations,
noise, or problems with the product.
Install the appliance while maintaining the proper
distance from the wall.
- Failure to do so may result in fire due to
overheating.
The minimum height of free space necessary above
the top surface of the oven.
WARNING
SEVERE WARNING SIGNS FOR
ELECTRIC
Remove all foreign substances such as dust or water
from the power plug terminals and contact points
using a dry cloth on a regular basis.
- Unplug the power plug and clean it with a
dry cloth.
- Failure to do so may result in electric shock or fire.
Plug the power plug into the wall socket in the right
direction so that the cord runs towards the floor.
- If you plug the power plug into the socket in the
opposite direction, the electric wires within the
cable may be damaged and this may result in
electric shock or fire.
Plug the power plug into the wall socket firmly. Do not
use a damaged power plug, damaged power cord or
loose wall socket.
- This may result in electric shock or fire.
Do not pull or excessively bend the power cord.
Do not twist or tie the power cord.
Do not hook the power cord over a metal object,
place a heavy object on the power cord, insert the
power cord between objects, or push the power cord
into the space behind the appliance.
- This may result in electric shock or fire.
Do not pull the power cord, when unplugging the
power plug.
- Unplug the power plug by holding the plug.
- Failure to do so may result in electric shock or fire.
When the appliance or the cord is damaged, contact
your nearest service centre.
CAUTION
CAUTION SIGNS FOR
ELECTRIC
Unplug the power plug when the appliance
is not being used for long periods of time or
during a thunder/lightning storm.
- Failure to do so may result in electric shock
or fire.
WARNING
SEVERE WARNING SIGNS FOR
USING
In the event of a gas leak (such as propane gas, LP
gas, etc.), ventilate immediately without touching the
power plug. Do not touch the appliance or power
cord.
- Do not use a ventilating fan.
- A spark may result in an explosion or fire.
Take care that the door, heater or any of the other
parts do not come into contact with the body while
cooking or just after cooking.
- Failure to do so may result in burns.
During use the appliance becomes hot. Care should
be taken to avoid touching heating elements inside
the oven.
When moving heating elements, make sure to use
the equipment designed to move heating element
while wearing safety gloves provided with the product,
and see if temperature drops sufficiently (at least 10
minutes after grill or combination cooking operation)
after operation.
ALWAYS use oven gloves when removing a dish from
the oven to avoid unintentional burn.
Stand at arms length from the oven when opening
the door.
Reason : The hot air or steam released may cause
scalding.
Microwave heating of beverages can result in
delayed eruptive boiling, therefore care must be
taken when handling the container; To prevent this
situation ALWAYS allow a standing time of at least
20 seconds after the oven has been switched off so
that the temperature can equalize. Stir during heating,
if necessary, and ALWAYS stir after heating. In the
event of scalding, follow these FIRST AID instructions:
- Immerse the scalded area in cold water for at least
10 minutes.
- Cover with a clean, dry dressing.
- Do not apply any creams, oils or lotions.
- Contact a doctor
If the supply cord is damaged, it must be
replaced by the manufacturer, its service
agent or similarly qualified persons in order to
avoid a hazard.
Children should be supervised to ensure that they do
not play with the appliance.
Eggs in their shell and whole hard-boiled eggs should
not be heated in microwave ovens since they may
explode even after microwave heating has ended.
WARNING : The contents of feeding bottles and
baby food jars shall be stirred or shaken and the
temperature checked before consumption, in order to
avoid burns.
WARNING : Only allow children to use the oven
without supervision when adequate instructions have
been given so that the child is able to use the oven in
a safe way and understands the hazards of improper
use.
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WARNING : When the appliance is operated in the
combination mode, children should only use the oven
under adult supervision due to the temperatures
generated.
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.
WARNING : Accessible parts may become hot
during use. To avoid burns young children should be
kept away.
WARNING : Ensure that the appliance is switched off
before replacing the lamp to avoid the possibility of
electric shock.
Do not touch the power plug with wet hands.
- This may result in electric shock.
Do not turn the appliance off by unplugging the power
plug while an operation is in progress.
- Plugging the power plug into the wall socket again
may cause a spark and result in electric shock or
fire.
Keep all packaging materials well out of the reach of
children, as packaging materials can be dangerous
to children.
- If a child places a bag over its head, it may result in
suffocation.
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.
- Failing to do so may result in electric shock, burns
or injury.
Never use this appliance for purposes other than
cooking.
- Failure to do so may result in fire.
Open sealed containers (baby bottles, milk bottles,
etc.) and make a hole in food items such as shells
or nuts (eggs, chestnuts, etc) with a knife, before
cooking them.
- Failure to do so may result in burns or injury due to
the item bursting.
Do not touch the inside of the appliance immediately
after cooking, because the inside of the appliance
is hot after being heated for a long time or heating a
small amount of food.
- Failure to do so may result in burns.
Do not use aluminium foil, metal objects (such as
containers, forks, etc.) or containers with golden or
silver trims.
- This may result in sparks or fire.
Never heat plastic or paper containers and do not use
them with the oven function.
- Failure to do so may result in fire.
Take care that food does not come into contact with
the heater when cooking food with the oven.
- This may result in fire.
Do not over-heat food.
- This may result in fire.
Do not heat food wrapped in paper such as
magazines or newspaper.
- This may result in fire.
Do not use or place inflammable sprays or objects
near the oven.
- This may result in fire or an explosion.
Do not open the door when the food in the cooking
compartment is burning.
- If you open the door, an inflow of oxygen occurs
and this may result in fire.
Do not insert fingers, foreign substances or metal
objects such as pins or needles into the inlet, outlet
and holes. If a foreign substance is inserted into any
of these holes, unplug the power plug from the wall
socket and contact your product provider or nearest
service center.
- Failing to do so may result in electric shock or
injury.
NEVER fill the container to the top and choose a
container that is wider at the top than at the bottom
to prevent the liquid from boiling over. Bottles with
narrow necks may also explode if overheated.
NEVER heat a babys bottle with the teat on, as the
bottle may explode if overheated.
DO NOT touch heating elements or interior oven walls
until the oven be cooled down.
Do not immerse the power cable or plug in water and
keep the power cable away from heated surfaces.
Do not operate this appliance if it has a damaged
power cable or plug.
DO NOT operate the microwave oven when it is
empty. The power will be cut off automatically for
safety. You can operate normally after letting it stand
for over 30 minutes. It is best to leave a glass of water
inside the oven at all times. The water will absorb the
microwaves energy if the oven accidently started.
WARNING : If the door or door seals are damaged,
the oven must not be operated until it has been
repaired by a competent person.
WARNING : Liquids and other foods must not be
heated in sealed containers since they are liable to
explode.
If the appliance is flooded cut the power immediately
and please contact your nearest service centre.
- Failure to do so may result in electric shock or fire.
If the appliance generates a strange noise, a burning
smell or smoke, unplug the power plug immediately
and contact your nearest service centre.
- Failure to do so may result in electric shock or fire.
Do not attempt to repair, disassemble, or modify the
appliance yourself.
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- Since a high voltage current enters the product
chassis, it may result in electric shock or fire.
- You may be exposed to electromagnetic waves.
- When repairing the appliance is required, contact
your nearest service centre.
WARNING : It is hazardous for anyone other than a
competent person to carry out any service or repair
operation that involves the removal of a cover which
gives protection against exposure to microwave
energy.
If any foreign substance such as water has entered the
appliance, unplug the power plug and contact your
nearest service centre.
- Failure to do so may result in electric shock or fire.
If smoke is observed, switch off or unplug the
appliance and keep the door closed in order to stifle
any flames;
CAUTION
CAUTION SIGNS FOR USING
Only use utensils that are suitable for use in microwave
ovens; DO NOT use any metallic containers,
Dinnerware with gold or silver trimmings, Skewers,
forks, etc. Remove wire twist ties from paper or plastic
bags.
Reason : Electric arcing or sparking may occur and
may damage the oven.
When heating food in plastic or paper containers, keep
an eye on the oven due to the possibility of ignition;
Small amounts of food require shorter cooking or
heating time.
If normal times are allowed they may overheat and
burn.
You may notice a Clicking sound during operation
(especially when the oven is defrosting).
Reason : This sound is normal when the electrical
power output is changing.
Young children should NEVER be allowed to use or
play with the microwave oven. Nor should they be left
unattended near the microwave oven when it is in use.
Items of interest to children should not be stored or
hidden just above the oven.
Children should be supervised to ensure that they do
not play with the appliance.
Take care as beverages or food may be very hot after
heating.
- Especially when feeding a child, check that it has
cooled sufficiently.
Take care when heating liquids such as water
or other beverages.
- Make sure to stir during or after cooking.
- Avoid using a slippery container with a narrow
neck.
- Remove the container at least 30 seconds after
heating.
- Failing to do so may result in an abrupt overflow of
the contents and cause burns.
Do not hold food or any part there of during or
immediately after cooking.
- Use cooking gloves because it may be very
hot and you could burn yourself.
- If you pull the ceramic dish or well-being multipurpose pan forwards, food may spill and this may
result in burns.
When the surface is cracked, turn the power switch of
the appliance off.
- Failure to do so may result in electric shock.
Do not scratch the glass of the oven door with a sharp
object.
- This may result in the glass being damaged or
broken.
Do not stand on top of the appliance or place objects
(such as laundry, oven cover, lighted candles, lighted
cigarettes, dishes, chemicals, metal objects, etc.) on
the appliance.
- Items, such as a cloth, may be caught in
the door.
- This may result in electric shock, fire, problems with
the product, or injury.
Do not operate the appliance with wet hands.
- This may result in electric shock.
Do not spray volatile material such as insecticide onto
the surface of the appliance.
- As well as being harmful to humans, it may also
result in electric shock, fire or problems with the
product.
Do not apply excessive pressure or impact to the door
or to the inside of the appliance.
- This may result in deformation to the product or
injury due to electric wave leakage.
- Hanging onto the door may result in the product
falling and causing injury.
- If the door is damaged, do not use the appliance
and contact your nearest service centre.
Do not place the appliance over a fragile object such
as a sink or glass object.
- This may result in damage to the sink or glass
object.
Use the appliance only after closing the door.
- If you use the appliance when it is contaminated
by foreign substances such as food waste, it may
result in problems with the appliance.
Take care when removing the wrapping from food that
has just been taken out of the appliance.
- If the food is hot, hot steam may be emitted
abruptly when removing the wrapping and you may
burn yourself.
Do not unplug the appliance by pulling at the power
cord, always grip plug firmly and pull straight out from
the outlet.
- Damage to the cord may cause short-circuit, fire
and/or electric shock.
Do not put your face or body close to the appliance
while cooking or when opening the door just after
cooking.
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- Take care that children do not come close to
the appliance.
- Failure to do so may result in burns from the
heat.
Do not place food or heavy objects over the door
when opening the door.
- The food or object may fall and this may result
in burns or injury.
Do not abruptly cool the door, the inside of the
appliance, or the dish by pouring water over it
during or just after cooking.
- This may result in damage to the appliance.
The steam or water spray may result in burns or
injury.
Appliances are not intended to be operated by
means of an external timer or separate remotecontrol system.
WARNING
SEVERE WARNING SIGNS
FOR CLEANING
Do not clean the appliance by spraying water
directly onto it.
Do not use benzene, thinner or alcohol to clean
the appliance.
- This may result in discoloration, deformation,
damage, electric shock or fire.
Before cleaning or performing maintenance,
unplug the appliance from the wall socket and
remove food waste from the door and cooking
compartment.
- Failure to do so may result in electric shock or
fire.
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.
Do not use your microwave oven to dry
papers or clothes.
For your safety, do not use high-pressure
water cleaners or steam jet cleaners.
CAUTION
CAUTION SIGNS FOR
CLEANING
Take care not to hurt yourself when cleaning the
appliance (external/internal).
- You may hurt yourself on the sharp
edges of the appliance.
Do not clean the appliance with a steam
cleaner.
- This may result in corrosion.
PRECAUTIONS TO AVOID
POSSIBLE EXPOSURE TO
EXCESSIVE MICROWAVE
ENERGY
Failure to observe the following safety precautions
may result in harmful exposure to microwave
energy.
(a) Under no circumstances should any attempt be
made to operate the oven with the door open or to
tamper with the safety interlocks (door latches) or
to insert anything into the safety interlock holes.
(b) Do not place any object between the oven door
and front face or allow food or cleaner residues to
accumulate on sealing surfaces. Ensure that the
door and door sealing surfaces are kept clean by
wiping after use first with a damp cloth and then
with a soft dry cloth.
(c) Do not operate the oven if it is damaged until
it has been repaired by a qualified microwave
service technician trained by the manufacturer. It
is particularly important that the oven door closes
properly and that there is no damage to the:
(1)Door (bent)
(2)Door hinges (broken or loose)
(3)door seals and sealing surfaces
(d) The oven should not be adjusted or repaired by
anyone other than a properly qualified microwave
service technician trained by the manufacturer.
This product is a Group 2 Class B ISM equipment.
The definition of group 2 which contains all ISM
equipment in which radio-frequency energy is
intentionally generated and/or used in the form
of electromagnetic radiation for the treatment of
material, and EDM and arc welding equipment. For
Class B equipment is equipment suitable for use
in domestic establishments and in establishments
directly connected to a low voltage power supply
network which supplies buildings used for domestic
purposes.
The oven should be cleaned regularly and
any food deposits removed.
Failure to maintain the oven in a clean
condition could lead to deterioration of the
surface that could adversely affect the life
of the appliance and possibly result in a
hazardous situation.
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CORRECT DISPOSAL
OF THIS PRODUCT
(WASTE ELECTRICAL
& ELECTRONIC
EQUIPMENT)
(Applicable in the European Union and
other European countries with separate
collection systems)
This marking on the product, accessories
or literature indicates that the product
and its electronic accessories (e.g.
charger, headset, USB cable) should
not be disposed of with other household
waste at the end of their working life. To
prevent possible harm to the environment
or human health from uncontrolled
waste disposal, please separate these
items from other types of waste and
recycle them responsibly to promote the
sustainable reuse of material resources.
Household users should contact either
the retailer where they purchased this
product, or their local government office,
for details of where and how they can
take these items for environmentally safe
recycling.
Business users should contact their
supplier and check the terms and
conditions of the purchase contract. This
product and its electronic accessories
should not be mixed with other
commercial wastes for disposal.
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contents
INSTALLING YOUR MICROWAVE
OVEN
9
12
15
16
OVEN FEATURES
BEFORE YOU BEGIN
OVEN USE
CLEANING AND CARE
44
TROUBLESHOOTING & ERROR
CODE
46
INSTALLATION & WIRING
INSTRUCTION
49
52
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
12 Oven features
13 Accessories
14 Controls panel
15 Setting the clock
16
18
25
26
27
30
32
33
43
43
Types of heating
Using oven mode
Setting cook time
Cooking time reservation function
Using speed menu mode
Using speed defrost mode
How a microwave oven works
Using microwave mode
Switching off the beeper
Child safety lock
44 Using the steam clean feature
45 Cleaning your microwave oven
46 Storing and repairing your
microwave oven
47 Troubleshooting
48 Error code
49 Wiring instruction
50 Cooking instructions on food
packaging
51 Cooking instruction
52 Technical specifications
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installing your microwave
oven
01 INSTALLING YOUR MICROWAVE OVEN
General
Technical Information
Electrical Supply:
Power consumption:
Dimensions (w x h x d):
230 V - AC, 50 Hz
3150 W
596 X 460 X 520 mm
This appliance complies with EU regulations
Disposal of Packaging and Appliance
Packaging is recyclable.
Packaging may consist of the following materials:
- cardboard;
- polyethylene film (PE);
- CFC-free polystyrene (PS rigid foam).
Please dispose of these materials in a responsible manner in accordance with government
regulations.
The authorities can provide information on how to dispose of domestic appliances in a
responsible manner.
Safety
This appliance should only be connected by a qualified technician.
The combi steam oven is NOT designed for use in a commercial cooking setting. It should be
used exclusively for cooking food in a home setting.
The appliance is hot during and after use. Exercise caution when young children are present.
Electrical connection
The house mains to which the appliance is connected should comply with national and local
regulations.
If you wish to make a fixed connection, ensure that a multipolar switch with a minimum contact
spacing of 3 mm is fitted in the supply line.
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Fig. 1
Fig. 2
Fig. 3
Fig. 4
Fig. 3.1
Fig. 3.2
Fig. 5
Fig. 3.3
Fig. 3.4
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Fig. 1 Slide the microwave oven partly into the recess. Lead the connection cable to the power
source.
Fig. 2 Slide the microwave oven completely into the recess.
Fig. 3 Fig. 3.1 there are squared holes.
Fig. 3.2 a
lign hooks of DECO with squared holes.
01 INSTALLING YOUR MICROWAVE OVEN
Fig. 3.3 insert hooks into squared holes by inclining DECO.
Fig. 3.4 p
ush downward to assemble.
Fig. 4 Fasten the microwave oven using the four screws (4 x 20 mm) provoded.
Fig. 5 Make the electrical connection. Check that the appliance works.
600
min 564
max 568
460
520
596
min 446
max 450
min
550
min 446
max 450
min 564
max 568
min
550
50
50
200 cm²
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oven features
OVEN FEATURES
Control Panel
Top Heating Elements
Oven Light
Level 5
Level 4
Oven Levels
Level 3
Level 2
Level 1
Safety Door Lock
Door
Door Handle
Note
•
•
•
•
Shelf levels are numbered from the bottom up.
The levels 4 and 5 are mainly used for grill function.
The microwave level is mainly used for microwave function.
Please refer to Cooking Guides provided throughout this booklet to determine
appropriate shelf level for your dishes.
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ACCESSORIES
The following accessories are provided with your microwave oven.
Ceramic Tray.
(Useful for Microwave Mode)
2
Two Baking Trays.
(DO NOT use for Microwave Mode)
Oven Rack.
(DO NOT use for Microwave Mode)
Grill insert
02 OVEN FEATURES
1
Ceramic tray
3
Grill Insert for Ceramic Tray.
(Useful for Speed Menu and Grill Mode)
4
Note
Please refer to Cooking Guides provided throughout this booklet to determine
appropriate accessory for your dishes.
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CONTROLS PANEL
2
3 4 5 6 7 8
1. POWER SAVE BUTTON
2. DISPLAY
9
10 11
7. TEMPERATURE / POWER
LEVEL BUTTON
3. COOKING FUNCTION
SELECT BUTTON
8. WEIGHT BUTTON
4. STEAM CLEAN BUTTON
10.STOP / CANCEL BUTTON
5. COOKING TIME BUTTON
6. START TIME BUTTON
1
9. CONTOL BUTTON
11.START BUTTON
Power save button
• If you press the power save button, the lights for the button are turned off, As a
result, all buttons other than the power save button are deactivated.
• Press the power save button again will turn the lights of the other buttons on
Conseguently, all buttons are reactivated.
• If you don’t press any button during 5 minutes, it will be changed to power save
mode.
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before you begin
SETTING THE CLOCK
1
Press COOKING TIME button The “12”
starts blinking.
2
3
Press START button again. The “00”
starts blinking.
4
5
Press START button again. The clock
sets by itself within 5 seconds.
03 BEFORE YOU BEGIN
When connecting the power for the first time, please use the product after setting the
time. When the appliance is first plugged in, the DISPLAY lights up. After three seconds,
the COOKING TIME symbol and “12:00” blink on the DISPLAY.
Press CONTROL button to set hour.
Press CONTROL button to set minute.
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oven use
TYPES OF HEATING
The following chart summarizes the various heating modes and settings available on
your oven. Use the Cooking Guides in the pages that follow to determine the appropriate
mode and setting for all your recipes.
Oven Mode
The following table represents the various oven modes and settings of your oven.
Use the cooking guide tables for those modes as guidelines for cooking.
Mode
Description
Dual Convection Setting
Food is heated by hot air from the left and right sides of the oven.
This setting provides uniform heating and is ideal for baking.
Convection + Top Heat Setting
Hot air and top heating element combine, making this setting ideal
for crisping and browning. Especially recommended for meats.
Conventional Heat Setting
Heat comes from top and bottom heating elements. This setting is
suitable for baking and roasting.
Grill Setting
Food is heated by the top heating element.
Convection + Bottom Heat Setting
Hot air and the bottom heating element combine so food can be
crisped and browned.
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Speed Menu Mode
Mode
Description
Speed Defrost Mode
Mode
Description
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Choose from twelve pre-programmed speed menu settings to
conveniently cook, roast or bake your favourite foods. Cooking time
and power level are automatically set. Simply select the programme
and weight to start cooking.
Choose from five pre-programmed speed defrost settings for
defrosting.
Defrosting time and power level are automatically set. Simply select
the programme and weight to start defrosting.
Microwave Mode
Mode
Description
Microwave energy is used to cook and defrost foods. It provides fast
efficient cooking without changing the colour or form of food. Power
level and cooking time are manually set to suit various dishes.
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USING OVEN MODE
Five settings are available under this mode. Check Cooking Guides on pages 19-23 to
determine appropriate setting.
Setting Oven Mode
1
Press COOKING FUNCTION
SELECT button and select the
mode.
Dual Convection
Convection + Top Heat
Conventional Heat
Grill
Convection + Bottom Heat
Note
The convection heater and grill heater switch on and off constantly to
regulate the temperature.
2
To change temperature, press
TEMPERATURE /POWER LEVEL
button and press CONTROL button
3
To set cooking time, press
COOKING TIME button and press
CONTROL button to set desired
cooking time.
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4
Press the START button.
► The TEMPERATURE indicator on
display will be lit and the indicator
will blink after the temperature is
reached.
Note
1) During cooking, COOKING TIME and TEMPERATURE are available to change
the setting.
2) In Oven Mode settings, the convection heater and top and bottom heating
elements switch off and on throughout cooking to regulate the temperature.
3) During cooking, the inside temperature is displayed by pressing
TEMPERATURE /POWER LEVEL button at the same time.
Important
When using Oven Mode, be sure glass baking dishes are suitable for 40-250 °C
cooking temperatures.
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Dual Convection (
) Setting
Food is heated by hot air from the left and right sides of the oven. This setting
provides uniform heating and is ideal for baking.
When you cook on two baking trays at
the same time, place the trays on level
, and level .
* Please ensure that glass baking dishes are suitable for 40-250 °C cooking
temperatures.
Cooking guide
Use temperatures and times in this table as guidelines for baking.
We recommend to preheat the oven with dual convection mode.
Shelf
level
Temperature
(°C)
Accessory
Time (h)
Hazelnut cake square
mould
2
160-170
Oven rack
1:00-1:10
Lemon cake ringshaped or bowl mould
2
150-160
Oven rack
0:50-1:00
Sponge cake
3
150-160
Oven rack
0:35-0:45
Fruit flan base
3
150-170
Oven rack
0:25-0:35
Flat streusel fruit cake
(yeast dough)
3
150-170
Baking tray
0:30-0:40
Croissants
3
170-180
Baking tray
0:10-0:15
Bread rolls
2
180-190
Baking tray
0:10-0:15
3/4
160-180
Two baking trays
0:10-0:20
Food item
Cookies
Note
Preheating is recommended.
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Convection + Top Heat (
) Setting
Hot air and top heating element combine, making this setting ideal for crisping
and browning. This setting is especially recommended for cooking meats.
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When cooking meat, place on rack on
Level
and set baking tray on Level
to catch drippings.
* Please ensure that glass baking dishes are suitable for 40-250 °C cooking
temperatures.
Cooking guide
Use temperatures and times in this table as guidelines for roasting.
We recommend to preheat the oven using Convection+Top Heat mode.
Put meat on oven rack, follow shelf level advice in the table and use baking tray
as oil pan on level 1.
Shelf
level
Temperature
(°C)
Accessory
Time (h)
Beef roast beef / 1 kg
medium
3/1
170-190
Oven rack /
Baking tray
1:00-1:30
Pork shoulder joint /
Roll 1 kg
3/1
180-200
Oven rack /
Baking tray
1:30-2:00
Lamb roast lamb / Leg
of lamb 0.8 Kg
2/1
190-210
Oven rack /
Baking tray
0:50-1:20
Chicken whole
Chicken 1 Kg
3/1
170-190
Oven rack /
Baking tray
0:50-1:10
Fish whole trouts 2 pcs
/ 0.5 Kg
4/1
170-180
Oven rack /
Baking tray
0:30-0:40
Duck breast 0.3 Kg
4/1
180-200
Oven rack /
Baking tray
0:25-0:35
Food item
Note
Preheating is recommended.
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Conventional Heat (
) Setting
Heat comes from top and bottom heating elements. This setting is suitable for
baking and roasting.
Baking tray or oven rack is usually placed
on Level .
* Please ensure that glass baking dishes are suitable for 40-250 °C cooking
temperatures.
Cooking guide
Use temperatures and times in this table as guidelines for baking.
We recommend to preheat the oven with Conventional Heat mode.
Shelf
level
Temperature
(°C)
Accessory
Time (h)
Lasagne
3
200-220
Oven rack
0:25-0:35
Vegetables gratin
3
180-200
Oven rack
0:20-0:30
Potato gratin
3
180-200
Oven rack
0:25-0:35
Frozen pizza baguettes
3
160-180
Baking tray
0:10-0:15
Oven chips
3
200-220
Baking tray
0:15-0:20
Marble cake
3
180-200
Oven rack
0:50-1:10
Muffins
3
180-200
Oven rack
0:10-0:15
Cookies
4
180-200
Baking tray
0:08-0:15
Food item
Note
Preheating is recommended.
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Grill (
) Setting
Food is heated by the top heating elements.
For grilling, ceramic tray with grill insert is
usually placed on Level .
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* Please ensure that glass baking dishes are suitable for 40-250 °C cooking
temperatures.
Cooking guide
Use temperatures and times in this table as guidelines for grilling.
Set 220 °C grill temperature, preheat for 3 minutes.
Shelf
level
1st side time
(min.)
2nd side time
(min.)
Accessory
Kebab spits
4
8-10
6-8
Grill insert with
ceramic tray
Pork steaks
4
7-9
5-7
Grill insert with
ceramic tray
Sausages
4
4-6
3-5
Baking tray
Chicken pieces
4
10-15
8-10
Grill insert with
ceramic tray
Salmon steaks
4
8-12
6-10
Grill insert with
ceramic tray
Sliced vegetables
5
5-7
3-5
Baking tray
Toast
5
2-3
1-2
Oven rack
Cheese toasts
5
4-5
-
Oven rack
Food item
Note
Recommended temperature for grilling is 220 °C.
Preheating for three minutes is recommended.
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Convection + Bottom Heat (
) Setting
Hot air and the bottom heating element combine to heat food. This is a useful
setting for crisping and browning.
Baking tray or oven rack is often used on
Level .
* Please ensure that glass baking dishes are suitable for 40-250 °C cooking
temperatures.
Cooking guide
Use temperatures and times in this table as guidelines for baking.
We recommend to preheat the oven with dual convection mode.
Shelf
level
Temperature
(°C)
Accessory
Time (h)
Fresh pizza
3
180-200
Baking tray
15-25
Chilled pre-baked
quiche / Pie
2
180-200
Oven Rack
10-15
Frozen self rising pizza
2
180-200
Baking tray
15-20
Frozen pizza
3
200-220
Oven Rack
10-15
Chilled pizza
3
180-220
Baking tray
8-15
Frozen puff pastry with
Fruit filled
2
180-200
Baking tray
10-15
Food item
Note
Preheating is recommended.
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SETTING COOK TIME
Press the COOKING FUNCTING
SELECT button to the desired oven
function.
2
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1
Press COOKING TIME button.
Note : If there is no further entry on the
control panel for 5 seconds, start key
will blink.
3
Press CONTROL button and
COOKING TIME button.
1) After 5 seconds, setting cook time
ends automatically and START
button blinks.
2) Press COOKING TIME button to
end setting cook time.
5
When the set time has elapsed, an
audible signal sounds and the oven
switches itself off.
4
Press START button the oven will start
promptly.
Note
More / Less function. During cooking, you can adjust the pre-set cooking time with
CONTROL for better cooking performance
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COOKING TIME RESERVATION FUNCTION
Example : Current time : 12:00.
Cook time : 2:00 if you wish to start cooking at 18:00.
1
3
Press the COOKING FUNCTION
SELECT button to the desired oven
function.
2
Press the COOKING TIME button and
enter the desired cook time. (2:00)
Press START TIME button.
► Enter the desired START Time.
(18:00)
4
Press START TIME button
► The oven automatically starts at the
reserved time of 18:00.
► The Start Time is displayed at the
start of cooking.
Note
• Start Time is displayed when reservation is completed.
• Cook Time and Start Time can be changed before the reserved time.
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USING SPEED MENU MODE
Speed Menu Mode allows you to choose from twelve pre-programmed settings to
conveniently cook, roast or bake your favourite foods. Cooking time and power level are
automatically set. Simply select one of the twelve settings and set the weight to start
cooking.
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Setting Speed Menu Mode
1
Press COOKING FUNCTION
SELECTOR button to Speed Menu
position.
2
Press CONTROL button to select
desired Speed Menu setting. Refer
to table on pages 27-28 for a
description of the 12 Speed Menu
settings.
3
Press WEIGHT button to change
weight.
4
Press CONTROL button to select
desired weight.
5
Press the START button.
Note
• Some of the speed menus are continuous. Others require the food to be
turned over. the oven will beep to prompt you.
• The oven temperature set during the operation of the speed menu is
displayed.
• Temperatures and times cannot be changed during cooking.
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Guide to Auto Speed Menu Settings
The following table presents 12 Auto Programmes for Speed Cooking, Roasting
and Baking.
It contains its quantities, standing times and appropriate recommendations.These
auto programmes contain special cook modes, which have been developed for
your convenience.
No
Food item
Weight
(kg)
Accessory
Shelf
level
Recommendation
1
Frozen pizza
0.1-0.2
0.2-0.3
0.3-0.4
0.4-0.5
Grill insert with
ceramic tray
4
Put frozen pizza in the middle of
grill insert with ceramic tray.
2
Frozen oven
chips
0.2-0.4
0.4-0.6
0.6-0.8
Baking tray
3
Distribute frozen Oven Chips on
metal baking tray.
3
Frozen
croquettes
0.4-0.5
0.5-0.6
0.6-0.7
0.7-0.8
Grill insert with
ceramic tray
4
Put frozen potato croquettes
evenly on grill insert with ceramic
tray.
4
Frozen lasagne
0.3-0.4
0.5-0.6
0.7-0.8
0.9-1.0
Ceramic tray
3
Put frozen lasagne in a suitable
glass pyrex or ceramic dish.
After reheating let stand for 3-4
minutes.
5
Frozen fish
gratin
0.3-0.4
0.5-0.6
0.7-0.8
Ceramic tray
3
Put frozen fish gratin in a suitable
glass pyrex or ceramic dish.
After cooking stand for 3-4
minutes.
Chicken pieces
0.2-0.4
0.4-0.6
0.6-0.8
0.8-1.0
4
Brush chilled chicken pieces with
oil and spices. Put on grill insert
with ceramic tray with the skinside down. Turn over, as soon as
the oven beeps. After cooking let
stand for 2 minutes.
7
Whole chicken
0.8-0.9
1.0-1.1
1.2-1.3
1.4-1.5
Grill insert with
ceramic tray
3
Brush chilled chicken with oil and
spices and put breast-side-down
on the grill insert with ceramic
tray. Turn over, as soon as the
oven beeps. After cooking let
stand for 5 minutes.
8
Beef steaks
0.3-0.6
0.6-0.8
Grill insert with
ceramic tray
4
Put beef steaks side by side
in the middle of grill insert with
ceramic tray.
Roast beef
0.7-0.8
0.9-1.0
1.1-1.2
1.3 -1.5
3
Marinate roast beef and put on
grill insert, set on ceramic tray
with the fat side down. Turn over
as soon as the oven beeps. After
cooking wrap in aluminium foil
and let stand for 5-10 minutes.
6
9
Grill insert with
ceramic tray
Grill insert with
ceramic tray
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Weight
(kg)
Baked potatoes
0.2-0.4
0.4-0.6
0.6-0.8
0.8-1.0
10
Cake
0.5-0.6
0.7-0.8
0.9-1.0
11
12
Muffins
0.5-0.6
0.7-0.8
Accessory
Grill insert with
ceramic tray
Ceramic tray
Oven rack
Shelf
level
Recommendation
4
Wash and clean potatoes and
pierce with a fork. Put potatoes
(each 200-250 g) side by side
on grill insert with ceramic tray.
After cooking let stand for 3-5
minutes.
3
Put dough into suitable sized
round glass pyrex baking dish.
This programme is suitable for
batter such as marble cake,
lemon cake and hazelnut cake.
3
Put muffin dough in metal muffin
dish, suitable for 12 muffins. Set
dish on oven rack. 0.5-0.6 kg
weight range is recommended
for muffins of each 45 g,
0.7-0.8 kg weight range is
recommended for medium sized
muffins of each 65 g.
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Food item
No
Important
Most of Speed Menu Mode settings use microwave energy to heat food.
Therefore guidelines for cookware and other microwave safety precautions
must be strictly observed when using this mode.
Warning
When the appliance is operated in the combination mode, children
should onlyuse the oven under adult supervision due to the temperatures
generated.
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USING SPEED DEFROST MODE
Setting Speed Defrost Mode
Choose from five pre-programmed microwave settings for defrosting. Defrosting
time and power level are automatically set. Simply select the setting and weight
to start defrosting.
Open the door. Place the frozen food in the centre of the ceramic tray. Position is
level 1. Close the door.
1
Press COOKING FUNCTION
SELECT button to Speed Defrosting
3
Press WEIGHT button and select
food weight by press the CONTROL
button.
(
) symbol.
2
4
Press CONTROL button to choose
desired defrost item.
Refer to table on page 31 for a
description of the 5 Speed Defrost
settings.
Press START button to start
cooking.
When cooking has finished, the oven will beep and flash “End” four times. The
oven will then beep one time per minute for 3 minutes.
Result
• Defrosting begins.
• The oven beeps half way through defrosting to remind you to turn the
food over.
Important
• Use only containers that are microwave-safe.
• You can also defrost food manually. To do so, select the microwave
Cooking/Reheating function with a power level of 180 W. Refer to the
section entitled “Cooking/Reheating” on page 40 for further details.
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Guide to Auto Speed Defrost Settings
The following table presents the various Auto Defrost programmes, quantities,
standing times and appropriate recommendations. These programmes use
microwave energy only. Remove all packaging material before defrosting. Place
meat, poultry and fish on the ceramic tray.
1
2
3
Food
item
Meat
Poultry
Fish
Weight
(kg)
Accessory
0.2-2.0
Ceramic
tray
0.2-2.0
0.2 -.2.0
Ceramic
tray
Ceramic
tray
Shelf
level
1
1
1
Standing
time
(min.)
Recommendation
20-90
Shield the edges with aluminium
foil. Turn the meat over, when
the oven beeps. This programme
is suitable for beef, lamb, pork,
steaks, chops, minced meat.
20-90
Shield the leg and wing tips with
aluminium foil. Turn the poultry
over, when the oven beeps. This
programme is suitable for whole
chicken as well as for chicken
portions.
20-60
Shield the tail of a whole fish
with aluminium foil. Turn the fish
over, when the oven beeps. This
programme is suitable for whole
fishes as well as for fish fillets.
4
Bread /
Cake
0.1-1.0
Ceramic
tray
1
10-30
Put bread on a piece of kitchen
paper and turn over, as soon as
the oven beeps. Place cake on
ceramic tray and if possible, turn
over, as soon as the oven beeps.
(Oven keeps operating and is
stopped, when you open the
door.) This programme is suitable
for all kinds of bread, sliced or
whole, as well as for bread rolls
and baguettes. Arrange bread
rolls in a circle. This programme
is suitable for all kinds of yeast
cake, biscuit, cheese cake and
puff pastry. It is not suitable for
short / crust pastry, fruit and
cream cakes as well as for cake
with chocolate topping.
5
Fruit
0.1-1.0
Ceramic
tray
1
5-15
Distribute frozen fruit evenly on
ceramic tray. This programme is
suitable for fruits like raspberries,
mixed berries, and tropical fruits.
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Important
• The Speed Defrost Mode uses microwave energy to heat food.
• Therefore guidelines for cookware and other microwave safety
precautions must be strictly observed when using this mode.
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HOW A MICROWAVE OVEN WORKS
Microwaves are high-frequency electromagnetic waves; the energy
released enables food to be cooked or reheated without changing either
the form or the colour.
You can use your microwave to:
•
•
Defrost
Cook
Cooking Principle
1. The microwaves generated by the magnetron are
distributed uniformly by using stirrer distribution
system. The food is thus cooked evenly.
2. The microwaves are absorbed by the food up to
a depth of about 1 inch (2.5 cm). Cooking then
continues as the heat is dissipated within the food.
3. Cooking times vary according to the container used
and the properties of the food:
• Quantity and density
• Water content
• Initial temperature (Refrigerated or not)
Important
As the centre of the food is cooked by heat dissipation, cooking continues even
when you have taken the food out of the oven.
Standing times specified in recipes and in this booklet must therefore be respected
to ensure:
• Even cooking of the food right to the centre
• The same temperature throughout the food
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USING MICROWAVE MODE
Microwaves are high frequency electromagnetic waves. In microwave cooking,
microwave energy penetrates food, attracted and absorbed by its water, fat and sugar
content. The microwaves cause the molecules in the food to move rapidly.
The rapid movement of these molecules creates friction and the resulting heat cooks the
food.
1
2
3
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Setting Microwave Mode
Press the COOKING FUNCTION
SELECT button. Time and power
level will appear on display.
To change cooking time, press COOKING TIME button and press CONTROL
button to cooking desired time, When cooking time is set, START will blink. If you
do not wish to change power level, press START button to start cooking.
To change power level, press
TEMPERATURE/POWER LEVEL
button and Press CONTROL button
to desired level. Refer to Cooking
Guides (pages 35-41) for guidelines
on appropriate cooking times and
power levels.
4
Press START button to start
cooking.
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Guide to Microwave Power Levels
Power Level
Percentage
(%)
Output power
(W)
Remark
HIGH
100
900
For heating up liquids.
HIGH LOW
83
750
For heating up and cooking food.
MEDIUM HIGH
67
600
For heating up and cooking food.
MEDIUM
50
450
MEDIUM LOW
33
300
For cooking meat and heating up
delicate foods.
DEFROST
20
180
For defrosting and continued
cooking.
LOW
11
100
For defrosting delicate foods.
Microwave Cookware Guide
Cookware used for Microwave Mode must allow microwaves to pass through
and penetrate food. Metals such as stainless steel, aluminum and copper
reflect microwaves. Therefore, do not use cookware made of metallic materials.
Cookware marked microwave-safe is always safe for use. For additional
information on appropriate cookware refer to following guide and always use
ceramic tray on shelf Level 1 when using microwave mode.
Cookware
MicrowaveSafe
Comments
Can be used in small quantities to protect areas against
overcooking. Arcing can occur if the foil is too close to
the oven wall or if too much foil is used.
Aluminium foil

Crusting plate

Do not preheat for more than 8 minutes.
China and earthenware

Do not preheat for more than 8 minutes.
Porcelain, pottery, glazed earthenware and bone china
are usually suitable, unless decorated with a metal trim.
Disposable polyester
cardboard dishes

Some frozen foods are packaged in these dishes.
• Polystyrene cups
containers

Some frozen foods are packaged in these dishes.
Can be used to warm food. Overheating may cause the
polystyrene to melt.
• Paper bags or
newspaper

May catch fire.
• Recycled paper or
metal trims

May cause arcing.
Fast-food packaging
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Cookware
MicrowaveSafe
Comments
Glassware

Can be used, unless decorated with a metal trim.
• Fine glassware

Can be used to warm foods or liquids. Delicate glass
may break or crack if heated suddenly.
• Glass jars

Must remove the lid. Suitable for warming only.
• Dishes

May cause arcing.
• Freezer bag twist ties

Metal
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• Oven-to-table ware
Paper
• Plates, cups,
napkins and Kitchen
paper

For short cooking times and warming. Also to absorb
excess moisture.
• Recycled paper

May cause arcing.
• Containers

Particularly if heat-resistant thermoplastic. Some other
plastics may warp or discolour at high temperatures. Do
not use Melamine plastic.
• Cling film

Can be used to retain moisture. Should not touch the
food. Take care when removing the film as hot steam
will escape.

Only if boilable or oven-proof. Should not be airtight.
Prick with a fork, if necessary.
Plastic
• Freezer bags
Wax or Grease-proof
Paper

Can be used to retain moisture and prevent spattering.
Note
“Arcing” is the microwave term for sparks in the oven.



: Recommended
: Use Caution
: Unsafe
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Microwave cooking guide
General guidelines
Food suitable for microwave cooking
Many kinds of food are suitable for microwave cooking, including fresh or frozen
vegetables, fruit, pasta, rice, grains, beans, fish, and meat. Sauces, custard,
soups, steamed puddings, preserves, and chutneys can also be cooked in a
microwave oven. Generally speaking, microwave cooking is ideal for any food
that would normally be prepared on a hob.
Covering during cooking
Food should be covered during cooking, as the evaporated water rises as steam
and contributes to cooking process. Food can be covered in different ways such
as with a ceramic plate, plastic cover or microwave suitable cling film.
Standing times
After cooking, it is important to let food stand for recommended standing time to
allow the temperature to even out within the food.
Cooking guide for frozen vegetables
Use a suitable glass Pyrex bowl with lid. Cook covered for the minimum time (see
table).
Continue cooking to get the result you prefer. Stir twice during cooking and once
after cooking.
Add salt, herbs or butter after cooking. Keep covered during standing time.
Portion
(g)
Power
(W)
Time
(min.)
Standing
time (min.)
Instructions
150
600
5-7
2-3
Add 15 ml (1 tbsp)
cold water.
300
600
8-9
2-3
Add 30 ml (2 tbsp)
cold water.
300
600
7-8
2-3
Add 15 ml (1 tbsp)
cold water.
300
600
7½-8½
2-3
Add 30 ml (2 tbsp)
cold water.
Mixed vegetables
(Carrots/peas/corn)
300
600
7-8
2-3
Add 15 ml (1 tbsp)
cold water.
Mixed vegetables
(Chinese style)
300
600
7½-8½
2-3
Add 15 ml (1 tbsp)
cold water.
Food
Spinach
Broccoli
Peas
Green beans
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Cooking guide for fresh vegetables
Use a suitable glass Pyrex bowl with lid. Add 30-45 ml cold water (2-3 tbsp) for
every 250 g unless another water quantity is recommended (see table). Cook
covered for the minimum time (see table). Continue cooking to get the result you
prefer. Stir once during and after cooking.
Add salt, herbs or butter after cooking. Cover during the 3 minute standing time.
Cut fresh vegetables into even sized pieces. The smaller they are cut the
quicker they are cooked.
Note
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Hint
All fresh vegetables should be cooked using full microwave power (900 W).
Food
Broccoli
Brussels
sprouts
Carrots
Cauliflower
Portion
(g)
Time
(min.)
Standing
time (min.)
250
500
3-4
6-7
3
250
5-6
3
250
4-5
3
Cut carrots into even sized
slices.
250
500
4-5
7-8
3
Prepare even sized florets. Cut
big florets into halves. Arrange
stems to the centre.
250
3-4
3
Cut courgettes into slices. Add
30 ml (2 tbsp.) water or a knob
of butter. Cook until just tender.
250
3-4
3
Cut egg plants into small slices
and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon
lemon juice.
250
3-4
3
Cut leeks into thick slices.
Courgettes
Egg plants
Leeks
Prepare even sized florets.
Arrange the stems to the
centre.
Add 60-75 ml (5-6 tbsp.) water.
125
250
1-2
2-3
3
Prepare small whole or sliced
mushrooms. Do not add any
water. Sprinkle with lemon
juice. Spice with salt and
pepper. Drain before serving.
250
4-5
3
Cut onions into slices or
halves.
Add only 15 ml (1 tbsp.) water.
250
4-5
3
Cut pepper into small slices.
Mushrooms
Onions
Pepper
Instructions
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Food
Potatoes
Turnip
cabbage
Portion
(g)
Time
(min.)
Standing
time (min.)
Instructions
250
500
4-5
7-8
3
Weigh the peeled potatoes
and cut them into similar sized
halves or quarters.
250
5-6
3
Cut turnip cabbage into small
cubes.
Cooking guide for rice and pasta
Rice
Pasta
Use a large glass Pyrex bowl with lid. (Note that rice doubles in
volume during cooking.) Cook covered. After cooking time is over, stir
before letting stand. Add salt or herbs and butter. Note that rice may
not have absorbed all water after the cooking time is finished.
Use a large glass Pyrex bowl. Add boiling water, a pinch of salt and
stir well. Cook uncovered. Stir occasionally during and after cooking.
Cover during standing time and drain thoroughly afterwards.
Food
Portion
(g)
Power
(W)
Time
(min.)
Standing
time (min.)
Instructions
White rice
(Parboiled)
250
375
900
15-16
17½-18½
5
Add 500 ml cold water.
Add 750 ml cold water
Brown rice
(Parboiled)
250
375
900
20-21
22-23
5
Add 500 ml cold water.
Add 750 ml cold water
Mixed rice
(Nice + Wild
rice)
250
900
16-17
5
Add 500 ml cold water.
Mixed corn
(Rice + Grain)
250
900
17-18
5
Add 400 ml cold water.
Pasta
250
900
10-11
5
Add 1000 ml hot water.
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Reheating
Your microwave oven will reheat food in a fraction of the time a conventional oven
takes.
Arranging and Covering
Power Levels
Different power levels can be used for reheating foods.
In general, for large quantities of delicate food or foods that heat up quickly, such
as mince pies, it is better to use a lower power level.
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Avoid reheating large items such as joints of meat since they tend to overcook
and dry out before the centre is piping hot. You will have more success reheating
smaller pieces. Keeping food covered while heating will also help prevent drying.
Stirring
Stir well or turn food over during reheating for best results. When possible, stir
again before serving. Stirring is especially important when heating liquids.
Heating and Standing Times
When reheating food for the first time, it is helpful to make a note of the time
taken for future reference. Avoid overheating. If uncertain, it is preferable to
underestimate cooking time. Then extra heating time can be added, if necessary.
Always make sure that reheated food is piping hot throughout. Allow food
to stand for a short time after reheating to let the temperature even out. The
recommended standing time after reheating is 2-4 minutes
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Reheating liquids
Take special care when heating liquids. To prevent eruptive boiling and possible
scalding, place a spoon or glass stick in the beverage. Stir during heating and
always stir after heating.
Allow a standing time of at least 20 seconds after the oven has been switched off
to allow the temperature to even out.
Reheating baby food
Baby Food
Extra caution should also be exercised when reheating baby foods. Put food into
deep ceramic plate. Cover with plastic lid. Stir well after reheating. Let stand for
2-3 minutes before serving. Stir again and check temperature. Recommended
serving temperature is between 30-40 °C.
Baby Milk
Pour milk into a sterilised glass bottle. Reheat uncovered. Never heat a baby’s
bottle with nipple on, as the bottle may explode if overheated. Shake well before
standing time and again before serving. Always carefully check the temperature
of baby milk or food before serving.
Recommended serving temperature is 37 °C.
Defrosting
Microwaves are an excellent way of defrosting frozen food. Microwaves gently
defrost frozen food in a short period of time. This can be a great advantage, if
unexpected guests suddenly show up.
Frozen poultry must be thoroughly thawed before cooking. Remove any metal
ties and take it out of any wrapping to allow thawed liquid to drain away.
Put the frozen food on a dish without cover. Turn over half way, drain off any
liquid and remove any giblets as soon as possible.
Check the food occasionally to make sure that it does not feel warm.
If smaller and thinner parts of the frozen food start to warm up, they can be shield
by wrapping very small strips of aluminium foil around them during defrosting.
Should poultry start to warm up on the outer surface, STOP/CANCEL thawing
and allow it to stand for 20 minutes before continuing.
Leave the fish, meat and poultry to stand in order to complete defrosting.
The standing time for complete defrosting will vary depending on the quantity
defrosted.
Please refer to the table on the next page.
Hint
Flat food defrosts better than thick and smaller quantities need less time
than bigger ones. Remember this hint while freezing and defrosting food.
For defrosting of frozen food with a temperature of about -18 to -20 °C, use the
following table as a guide.
Frozen foods should be defrosted using defrosting power level (180 W).
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Portion
Time
(min.)
Standing
time (min.)
Minced beef
250 g
500 g
6-7
10-12
15-30
Pork steaks
250 g
7-8
Place the meat on the ceramic
plate. Shield thinner edges
with aluminium foil. Turn over
after half of defrosting time.
Chicken pieces
500 g
(2 pcs)
12-14
15-60
Whole chicken
1200 g
28-32
First, put chicken pieces first
skin-side down, whole chicken
breast-side-down on ceramic
plate. Shield the thinner parts
like wings and ends with
aluminium foil. Turn over after
half of defrosting time.
Fish fillets
200 g
6-7
10-25
Whole fish
400 g
11-13
Put frozen fish in the middle
of ceramic plate. Arrange the
thinner parts under the thicker
parts. Shield narrow ends of
fillets and tail of whole fish
With aluminium foil. Turn over
after half of defrosting time.
300 g
6-7
5-10
Spread fruit on a flat, round
glass dish with a large
diameter.
Bread rolls
(each ca. 50 g)
2 pcs
4 pcs
1-1½
2½-3
5-20
Toast/Sandwich
250 g
500 g
4-4½
7-9
Arrange rolls in a circle or
bread horizontally on kitchen
paper on the ceramic
plate. Turn over after half of
defrosting time.
Food
Instructions
Meat
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Poultry
Fish
Fruit
Berries
Bread
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Quick & Easy
Melting butter
Put 50 g of butter into a small deep glass dish. Cover with plastic lid.
Heat for 30-40 seconds using 900 W.
Melting chocolate
Put 100 g of chocolate into a small deep glass dish.
Heat for 3-5 minutes using 450 W.
Stir once or twice during melting.
Melting crystallized honey
Put 20 g crystallized honey into a small deep glass dish.
Heat for 20-30 seconds using 300 W.
Melting gelatine
Place dry gelatine sheets (10 g) in cold water for 5 minutes.
Put drained gelatine into a small glass Pyrex bowl.
Heat for 1 minute using 300 W.
Stir after melting.
Cooking glaze or icing
Mix instant glaze (approximately 14 g) with 40 g of sugar and 250 ml of cold
water.
Cook uncovered in a glass Pyrex bowl using 900 W until glaze/icing is
transparent (about 3½ to 4½ minutes). Stir twice during cooking.
Cooking jam
Put 600 g of fruits such as mixed berries in a suitably sized glass Pyrex bowl.
Add 300 g of preserving sugar and stir well.
Cook covered for 10-12 minutes using 900 W.
Stir several times during cooking.
Empty directly into small jam glasses with twist-off lids.
Let it stand with lid on for 5 minutes.
Cooking pudding
Mix pudding powder with sugar and milk (500 ml) by following the manufacturers
instructions and stir well. Use a suitable sized glass Pyrex bowl with lid.
Cook covered for 6½ to 7½ minutes using 900 W.
Stir several times during cooking.
Browning almond slices
Spread 30 g sliced almonds evenly on a medium-sized ceramic plate.
Heat for 3½ to 4½ minutes using 600 W, stirring several times.
Let stand for 2 to 3 minutes in the oven.
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SWITCHING OFF THE BEEPER
The oven beeps at the end of cooking, “End” blinks 4 times on the display.
To switch beeper off, press
CONTROL button (
)(
)button
at the same time and hold for one
second.
2
To switch beeper back on, press
CONTROL button (
)(
)button
again at the same time and hold for
one second.
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1
CHILD SAFETY LOCK
The oven’s Child Safety Lock allows you to lock the control panel to protect the oven
against unintended use.
To lock oven
1
Press TEMPERATURE/
POWER LEVEL button and
WEIGHT button at the same
time and hold for 3 seconds.
2
Lock symbol appears on display
indicating all functions locked.
2
Lock symbol disappears
indicating functions unlocked.
To unlock oven
1
Press TEMPERATURE/
POWER LEVEL button and
WEIGHT button at the same
time and hold for 3 seconds.
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cleaning and care
USING THE STEAM CLEAN FEATURE
The Steam Clean feature allows you to sanitize your oven in just 15 minutes.
The STEAM CLEAN process takes three and a half minutes, and the standby time for
the process is eleven and a half minutes.
1
Press the STOP/CANCEL button .
► Pour about 100 ml water onto the
floor of the empty oven.
2
Press STEAM CLEAN button and Press
the START button
► After 15 minutes, the oven will stop
automatically. Wipe it out with a dry
cloth.
Important
• Use this feature only when oven has cooled completely to room temperature.
• Do NOT use distilled water.
• Do NOT use high-pressure water cleaners or steam jet cleaners for safety
reasons.
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CLEANING YOUR MICROWAVE OVEN
Clean your oven regularly to prevent grease and food particles from
building up, especially on inside and outside surfaces, door and door
seals.
1. Clean outside surfaces with a soft cloth and warm soapy water. Rinse and dry.
3. To loosen hardened food particles and remove smells, place a cup of diluted lemon
juice on the floor of the empty oven and heat for ten minutes at maximum power.
4. Wash the inside.
Important
• Take special care NOT to spill water in the vents.
• NEVER use abrasive products or chemical solvents.
• ALWAYS ensure that door seals are clean to prevent particles from building up
so that the door can close properly.
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2. Remove any splashes or stains on inside surfaces with a soapy cloth. Rinse and dry.
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code
STORING AND REPAIRING YOUR MICROWAVE OVEN
Repairs should only be made by a qualified service technician.
If oven requires servicing, unplug the oven and contact the nearest
Samsung Customer Service Center.
When calling, please have the following information ready:
• The model number and serial number (Can be found at rear of the oven.)
• Warranty details
• Clear description of the problem
If oven must be temporarily stored, choose a clean dry place as dust and
dampness can cause damage.
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TROUBLESHOOTING
If you have problems with your oven, try the solutions suggested below.
They may save you the time and inconvenience of an unnecessary service
call.
• Ensure timer has been set correctly and Start button pressed.
• Firmly close door.
• Make sure you have not blown a fuse or triggered a circuit breaker.
Food is either overcooked or undercooked.
• Make sure appropriate cook time was used.
• Make sure appropriate power level was used.
Sparking and cracking (arcing) occur inside the oven.
• Make sure you are using proper cookware without metal trimmings.
• Make sure no forks or other metal utensils have been left inside the oven.
• If using aluminum foil, make sure it is not too close to inside walls.
The oven causes interference with radios or televisions.
• Slight interference on televisions or radios may occur when the oven is
operating.
To minimize this effect, try to install oven away from televisions, radios and
aerials.
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Food remains uncooked.
Electronic interference causes DISPLAY to be reset.
• Disconnect the power plug and reconnect it. Reset the time.
Condensation appears inside the oven.
• This is a normal occurrence. Simply wipe away after cooking.
The fan continues to operate after the oven has been turned off.
• This is a normal occurrence. Cooling fan may continue to operate for up to
three minutes
after oven has been turned off.
Air flow is detected around the door and outer casing.
• This is a normal occurrence.
Light reflection around the door and outer casing.
• This is a normal occurrence.
Steam escapes from around the door or vents.
• This is a normal occurrence.
A clicking sound occurs while the oven is operating, especially
in defrosting mode.
• This is a normal occurrence.
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ERROR CODE
Error Code
General Functions
TEMP SENSOR OPEN
In case the value of a temperature sensor is more than 250 °C
during operation / cancellation.
TEMP SENSOR SHORT
In case the value of a temperature sensor is less than 5 °C during
operation / cancellation.
OVER 210 °C DURING OPERATION OF MWO
In case the temperature rises over 210 °C during operation of MWO
(FIRE sensed).
DAMPER S/W
In case it fails to sense DAMPER whether to open or close for 2
minutes.
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Installation & Wiring
Instruction
The mains lead on this equipment is supplied with a mouldedplug incorporating
a fuse.The value of the fuse is indicated on the pin face of the plug and, if it
requires replacing, a fuse approved to BS1363 of the same rating must be used.
Never use the plug with the fuse cover omitted if the cover is detachable. If a
replacement fuse cover is required, it must be of the same colour as the pin face
of the plug.Replacement covers are available from your Dealer. If the fitted plug
is not suitable for the power points in your house or the cable is not long enough
to reach a power point, you should obtain a suitable safety approved extension
lead or consult your Dealer for assistance. How-ever, if there is no alternative to
cutting off the plug, remove the fuse and then safely dispose of the plug. Do not
connect the plug to a mains socket, as there is a risk of shock hazard from the
bared flexible cord.
WIRING INSTRUCTIONS
07 INSTALLATION & WIRING INSTRUCTIONS
IMPORTANT NOTE :
WARNING THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE EARTHED
This appliance must be earthed. In the event of an electrical short circuit, earthing
reduces the risk of electric shock providing an escape wire for the electric
current. The appliance is equipped with a mains lead which includes an earth
wire for connecting to the earth terminal of your mains plug. The plug must be
plugged into a socket that is properly installed and earthed.
Important
The wires in this mains lead are coloured in accordance with the following code:
• Green-and yellow : Earth
• Blue : Neutral
• Brown : Live
As the colours of the wires in the mains lead of this appliance may not
correspond with the coloured markings indentifying the terminals in your
plug, proceed as follows.
Connect the green-and yellow wire to the terminal in the plug marked with
the letter E or the earth symbol ( ) or coloured green or green-and-yellow.
Connect the blue wire to the terminal marked with the letter N or coloured black.
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Important
Consult a qualified electrician or service technician if in doubt about any of these
instructions.The manufacturer of this oven will not accept any liability for damage
to persons or material for non observance of these requirements.There are no
user+serviceable parts inside the oven and if the mains lead of this appliance is
damaged, it must only be replaced by qualified service personnel approved by the
manufac-turer because special tools are required.
WARNING
Ensure that the plug and power cord are not damaged
before use.If you have any reason to remove the
moulded plug from this appliance, immediately remove
the fuse and dispose of the plug.Do not connect the
plug to a mains socket under any circumstances as
there is a danger of electric shock.
CIRCUITS
Your microwave oven should be operated on a separate
circuit from other appliances. Failure to do this may
cause the circuit breaker to trip, the fuse to blow, or the
food to cook more slowly.
COOKING INSTRUCTIONS ON FOOD PACKAGING
MICROWAVE SYMBOLS
On the front of your oven there is a microwave oven symbol, as shown below.
This symbol has been introduced for your benefit when cooking or reheating
packaged food.
Packaged food is also, increasingly, using a microwave symbol similar to the one
below. When you see this.
Symbol on food packaging, the cooking instructions are based on either the IEC
Power Output Rating, or the Reheating Categories A, B, C, D or E.
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COOKING INSTRUCTIONS
Important
Always remember that cooking instructions are intended only as a guide. If you
have followed the instructions and the food is still not piping hot throughout,
simply return it to the oven and cook it until it is.
07 INSTALLATION & WIRING INSTRUCTIONS
The IEC Power Output rating is an internationally standardised rating, so all
microwave manu-facturers now use the same method of measuring power
output.If food packaging gives cooking instructions based on IEC Power ratings,
set cooking times according to the IEC Power of your oven.
For example :
If the cooking instructions are based on a 650W oven, then you will need to
reduce some cooking time for the FQ115T001 (900W).
Ready meals are now very convenient and popular. These are meals which are
already prepared and cooked by the food manufacturer, and then frozen, chilled
or vacuum sealed for long life.
Increasingly, heating times for such ready meals are being based on the Heating
Categories A, B, C, D and E.
On this instance, simply match the heating category of your oven to the
instructions on the food package, and set your timer accordingly.
For example :
If the heating instructions are 3 minutes on HIGH for a D category oven, then you
will need to set your timer for less than 3 minutes on HIGH for the FQ115T001 (E
category).
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technical specifications
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Samsung strives to improve its products at all times. Both the design
specifications and these user instructions are thus subject to change
without notice.
By right of the common regulation 2/1984 (III.10) BKM-IpM. we as
distributors testify, that the FQ215 ovens of Samsung comply with the
undermentioned technological parameters.
Model
FQ215
Power Source
230 V ~ 50 Hz
Power Consumption
Maximum Power
Microwave
Top Grill
Bottom Heater
Dual Convection
3150 W
1650 W
2800 W
1000 W
3000 W
Output Power
100 W / 900 W (IEC - 705)
240V : 900W
230V : 850W
Operating Frequency
2450 MHz
Magnetron
OM75P (20)
Cooling Method
Cooling fan motor
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Outside
Oven Cavity Net.
596 x 460 x 520 mm
429 x 229 x 430 mm
Volume
42 liter
Weight
Net
Shipping
37 kg approx
46 kg approx
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70-70-19-70
FINLAND
030-6227 515
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800-SAMSUNG (726-7864)
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(€ 0.10/Min)
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80820-SAMSUNG (726-7864)
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902-1-SAMSUNG (902 172 678)
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0771-726-7864 (SAMSUNG)
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0330 SAMSUNG (7267864)
EIRE
0818-717100
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