Samsung SHINE Solo MWO with Ceramic Enamel, 23 L User Manual

ME83X
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Microwave Oven
Thank you for purchasing this Samsung product.
Owner’s Instructions & Cooking Guide
Please be advised that the Samsung warranty does NOT cover service
calls to explain product operation, correct improper installation, or
perform normal cleaning or maintenance.
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contents
safety information
Safety information................................................................................. 2
USING THIS INSTRUCTION BOOKLET
Oven features.........................................................................................13
You have just purchased a SAMSUNG microwave oven. Your Owner’s
Instructions contain valuable information on cooking with your microwave
oven:
• Safety precautions
• Suitable accessories and cookware
• Useful cooking tips
• Cooking tips
Oven.....................................................................................................13
Control panel........................................................................................14
Accessories..........................................................................................14
Oven use.................................................................................................15
How a microwave oven works..............................................................15
Checking that your oven is operating correctly......................................15
LEGEND FOR SYMBOLS AND ICONS
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.
Setting the time....................................................................................15
Cooking/Reheating...............................................................................16
Power levels.........................................................................................16
Adjusting the cooking time....................................................................16
Stopping the cooking............................................................................17
Warning; Fire hazard
Warning; Hot surface
Warning; Electricity
Warning; Explosive material
Using the auto power defrost features..................................................18
Do NOT attempt.
Do NOT touch.
Multistage cooking................................................................................19
Do NOT disassemble.
Follow directions explicitly.
Unplug the power plug
from the wall socket.
Make sure the machine is
grounded to prevent electric
shock.
Troubleshooting....................................................................................22
Call the service center for
help.
Note
Error code............................................................................................22
Important
Setting the energy save mode..............................................................17
Using the instant reheat/cook features..................................................17
Cookware guide....................................................................................20
Cooking guide........................................................................................21
Troubleshooting and error code..........................................................22
Technical specifications.......................................................................23
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WARNING (Microwave function only)
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: 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.
This appliance is intended to be used in
household only.
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.
WARNING: This appliance can be
used by children aged from 8 years
and above and persons with reduced
physical, sensory or mental capabilities
or lack of experience and knowledge
if they have been given supervision
or instruction concerning use of the
appliance in a safe way and understand
the hazards involved. Children shall not
play with the appliance. Cleaning and
user maintenance shall not be made by
children unless they are aged from 8
years and above and supervised.
Only use utensils that are suitable for use
in microwave ovens.
When heating food in plasitic or paper
containers, keep an eye on the oven due
to the possibility of ignitions.
01 SAFETY INFORMATION
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
READ CAREFULLY AND KEEP FOR
FUTURE REFERENCE.
Make sure that these safety precautions are
obeyed at all times.
Before using the oven, confirm that the
following instructions are followed.
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The microwave oven is intended for
heating food and beverages. Drying of
food or clothing and heating of warming
pads, slippers, sponges, damp cloth and
similar may lead to risk of injury, ignition
or fire.
If smoke is emitted, switch off or unplug
the appliance and keep the door closed
in order to stifle any flames.
WARNING: Microwave heating of
beverages can result in delayed eruptive
boiling, therefore care must be taken
when handling the container.
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.
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.
The oven should be cleaned regularly
and any food deposites removed.
Failure to maintain the oven in a clean
conditioin could lead to deterioration of
the surface that could adversely affect
the life of the appliance and possibly
result in a hazardous situation.
The appliance is not intended for
installing in road vehicles, caravans and
similar vehicles etc.
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.
Children should be supervised to ensure
that they do not play with the appliance.
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.
WARNING: Liquids and other foods
must not be heated in sealed containers
since they are liable to explode;
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WARNING (Oven function only) - Optional
WARNING: When the appliance is
operated in the combination mode,
children should only use the oven
under adult supervision due to the
temperatures generated.
During use the appliance becomes hot.
Care should be taken to avoid touching
heating elements inside the oven.
WARNING: Accessible parts may
become hot during use. Young children
should be kept away.
A steam cleaner is not to be used.
WARNING: Ensure that the appliance is
switched off before replacing the lamp to
avoid the possibility of electric shock.
WARNING: The appliance and its
accessible parts become hot during use.
Care should be taken to avoid touching
heating elements.
Children less than 8 years of age shall
be kept away unless continuously
supervised.
The temperature of accessible surfaces
may be high when the appliance is
operating.
The door or the outer surface may get
hot when the appliance is operating.
Keep the appliance and its cord out of
reach of children less than 8 years.
01 SAFETY INFORMATION
The appliance should not be cleaned
with a water jet.
This oven should be positioned proper
direction and height permitting easy
access to cavity and control area.
Before using the your oven first time,
oven should be operated with the water
during 10 minute and then used.
If the oven generates a strange noise,
a burning smell, or smoke is emitted,
unplug the power plug immediately and
contact your nearest service center.
The microwave oven has to be
positioned so that plug is accessible.
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.
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This appliance can be used by
children aged from 8 years and above
and persons with reduced physical,
sensory or mental capabilities or lack of
experience and knowledge if they have
been given supervision or instruction
concerning use of the appliance in a
safe way and understand the hazards
involved. Children shall not play with
the appliance. Cleaning and user
maintenance shall not be made by
children without supervision.
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.
Appliances are not intended to be
operated by means of an external timer
or separate remote-control system.
This product is a Group 2 Class B ISM
equipment. The definition of group 2 which
contains all ISM equipment in which radiofrequency 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.
INSTALLING YOUR MICROWAVE OVEN
Place the oven on a flat level surface 85 cm
above the floor. The surface should be strong
enough to safety bear the weight of the oven.
10 cm
20 cm
1.When you install your oven,
behind
above
make sure there is adequate
ventilation for your oven by
85 cm of
10 cm on
the side
leaving at least 10 cm (4 inches) the floor
of space behind and, on the sides of the
oven and 20 cm (8 inches) of space above.
2.Remove all packing materials inside the
oven.
3.Install the roller ring and turntable. Check
that the turntable rotates freely.
(Turntable type model only)
4.This microwave oven has to be positioned
so that plug is accessible.
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CLEANING YOUR MICROWAVE OVEN
The following parts of your microwave oven
should be cleaned regularly to prevent grease
and food particles from building up:
• Inside and outside surfaces
• Door and door seals
• Turntable and Roller rings
(Turntable type model only)
ALWAYS ensure that the door seals are
clean and the door closes properly.
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.
1.Clean the outside surfaces with a soft cloth
and warm, soapy water. Rinse and dry.
2.Remove any splashes or stains on the inside
surfaces of oven with a soapy cloth. Rinse
and dry.
3.To loosen hardened food particles and
remove smells, place a cup of diluted lemon
juice in the oven and heat for ten minutes at
maximum power.
4.Wash the dishwasher-safe plate whenever
necessary.
DO NOT spill water in the vents. NEVER
use any abrasive products or chemical
solvents. Take particular care when cleaning
the door seals to ensure that no particles:
• Accumulate
• Prevent the door from closing correctly
01 SAFETY INFORMATION
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.
For your personal safety, plug the cable into
a proper AC earthed socket.
Do not install the microwave oven in hot or
damp surroundings like next to a traditional
oven or radiator. The power supply
specifications of the oven must be respected
and any extension cable used must be
of the same standard as the power cable
supplied with the oven. Wipe the interior and
the door seal with a damp cloth before using
your microwave oven for the first time.
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Clean the microwave oven cavity right after
each use with a mild detergent solution, but
let the microwave oven cool down before
cleaning in order to avoid injury.
When cleaning the upper
part inside the cavity, it will
be convenient to turn heater
downward by 45 ° and clean it.
(Swing heater model only)
STORING AND REPAIRING YOUR
MICROWAVE OVEN
A few simple precautions should be taken
when storing or having your microwave oven
serviced.
The oven must not be used if the door or
door seals are damaged:
•Broken hinge
•Deteriorated seals
•Distorted or bent oven casing
Only a qualified microwave service technician
should perform repair.
NEVER remove the outer casing from
the oven. If the oven is faulty and needs
servicing or you are in doubt about its
condition:
•Unplug it from the wall socket
•Contact the nearest after-sales service
centre
If you wish to store your oven away
temporarily, choose a dry, dustfree place.
Reason : Dust and damp may adversely
affect the working parts in the oven.
This microwave oven is not intended for
commercial use.
The Light bulb should not be replaced in
person for safety reasons.
Please contact nearest authorised
Samsung customer care,to arrange for a
qualified engineer to replace the bulb.
WARNING
Only qualified staff should be allowed to modify or
repair the appliance.
Do not heat liquids and other food in sealed
containers for microwave function.
For your safety, do not use high-pressure water
cleaners or steam jet cleaners.
Do not install this appliance; near heater,
inflammable material; in a humid, oily or dusty
location, in a location exposed to direct sunlight and
water or where gas may leak; on un level ground.
This appliance must be properly grounded in
accordance with local and national codes.
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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.
Do not use a damaged power plug, damaged power
cord or loose wall socket. When the power plug
or power cord is damaged, contact your nearest
service centre.
Do not pull or excessively bend or place heavy
objecton the power cord.
Do not pour or directly spray water onto the oven.
Do not place objects on the oven, inside or on the
door of the oven.
Do not touch the power plug with wet hands.
Do not spray volatile material such as insecticide
onto the surface of the oven.
Do not turn the appliance off by unplugging the
power plug while an operation is in progress.
Do not store flammable materials in the oven. Take
special care when heating dishes or drinks that
contain alcohol as alcohol vapours may contact a
hot part of the oven.
Do not insert fingers or foreign substances, If any
foreign substance such as water has entered the
appliance, unplug the power plug and contact your
nearest service centre.
Keep children away from the door when opening or
closing it as they may bump themselves on the door
or catch their fingers in the door.
Do not apply excessive pressure or impact to the
appliance.
01 SAFETY INFORMATION
In the event of a gas leak (such as propane gas, LP
gas, etc.), ventilate immediately without touching the
power plug.
WARNING: 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:
Do not place the oven over a fragile object such as a
sink or glass object.
Do not use benzene, thinner, alcohol, steam cleaner
or high pressure cleaner to clean the appliance.
Ensure that the power voltage, frequency and
current are the same as those of the product
specifications.
• 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.
Plug the power plug into the wall socket firmly. Do
not use a multiple plug adapter, an extension cord or
an electric transformer.
Do not hook the power cord on a metal object,
insert the power cord between the objects or behind
the oven.
Do not put the tray or rack in water shortly after
cooking because it may cause breakage or damage
of the tray or rack.
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Do not operate the microwave oven for deep
fat frying because the oil temperature cannot be
controlled.
This could result in a sudden boil over of the hot
liquid.
Stir liquids halfway during heating or after heating
ends and allow the liquid stand at least 20 seconds
after heating to prevent eruptive boiling.
Stand at arms length from the oven when opening
the door to avoid getting scalded by escaping hot air
or steam.
CAUTION
Do not operate the microwave oven when it is
empty. The microwave oven will automatically
shut down for 30 minutes for safety purposes. We
recommend placing a glass of water inside the oven
at all times to absorb microwave energy in case the
microwave oven is started accidentally.
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.
Install the oven in compliance with the clearances
stated in this manual. (See installing your microwave
oven.)
Do not use your microwave oven to dry papers or
clothes.
Use shorter times for smaller amounts of food to
prevent overheating and burning food.
Do not immerse the power cable or power plug in
water and keep the power cable away from heat.
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; Also do not heat airtight or vacuum-sealed
bottles, jars, containers, nuts inshells, tomatoes etc.
Do not cover the ventilation slots with cloth or paper.
They may catch fire as hot air escapes from the
oven. The oven may also overheat and switch itself
off automatically, and will remain off until it cools
sufficiently.
Take care when connecting other electrical
appliances to sockets near the oven.
PRECAUTIONS TO AVOID POSSIBLE EXPOSURE TO
EXCESSIVE MICROWAVE ENERGY.
(MICROWAVE FUNCTION ONLY)
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.
Always use oven mitts when removing a dish from
the oven to avoid unintentional burns.
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Samsung will charge a repair fee for replacing an accessory or repairing
a cosmetic defect if the damage to the unit and/or damage to or loss of
the accessory was caused by the customer. Items this stipulation covers
include:
(a) A dented, scratched, or broken door, handle, out-panel, or control
panel.
(b)A broken or missing tray, guide roller, coupler, or wire rack.
• Use this appliance only for its intended purpose as described in this
instruction manual. 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.
• 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 centre or find help and information online at www.
samsung.com.
• This microwave oven is supposed for heating food. It is intended for
domestic home-use only. Do not heat any type of textiles or cushions
filled with grains, which could cause burns and fire. The manufacturer
cannot be held liable for damage caused by improper or incorrect
use of the appliance.
• 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 possible result in a hazardous situation.
CORRECT DISPOSAL OF THIS PRODUCT
(WASTE ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT)
(Applicable in 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.
01 SAFETY INFORMATION
(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.
INSTALLATION & WIRING INSTRUCTIONS
IMPORTANT NOTE :
The mains lead on this equipment is supplied with a moulded plug
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. However, 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.
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WIRING INSTRUCTIONS
WARNING
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.
The wires in this mains lead are coloured in accordance with the
following code:
WARNING
• 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.
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
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.
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.
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 manufacturer because special tools
are required.
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
The IEC Power Output rating is an internationally standardised rating, so all
microwave manufacturers 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.
oven features
OVEN
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2
3
4
02 OVEN FEATURES
For example :
If the cooking instructions are based on a 650 W oven, then you will need
to reduce some cooking time for the ME83X (800 W).
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
ME83X (E category).
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.
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1. DOOR
2. VENTILATION HOLES
3.LIGHT
4.DISPLAY
5. DOOR LATCHES
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10
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6. TURNTABLE
7. COUPLER
8. ROLLER RING
9. SAFETY INTERLOCK HOLES
10. OPEN DOOR PUSH BUTTON
11. CONTROL PANEL
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CONTROL PANEL
ACCESSORIES
Depending on the model that you have purchased, you are supplied with several
accessories that can be used in a variety of ways.
1. Roller ring, to be placed in the centre of the oven.
Purpose: The roller ring supports the turntable.
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2.Turntable, to be placed on the roller ring with the centre
fitting to the coupler.
Purpose: The turntable serves as the main cooking
surface; it can be easily removed for cleaning.
2
DO NOT operate the microwave oven without the roller ring and turntable.
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1. AUTO POWER DEFROST BUTTON
2. AUTO REHEAT/COOK SELECTION
3. MICROWAVE MODE BUTTON
4. TIME SETTING BUTTON
5.STOP BUTTON
6. WEIGHT SELECTION
7. CLOCK SETTING
8. +30s BUTTON
9. START BUTTON
10. ENERGY SAVE BUTTON
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oven use
CHECKING THAT YOUR OVEN IS OPERATING
CORRECTLY
HOW A MICROWAVE OVEN WORKS
You can use your microwave oven to:
• Defrost (manual & auto)
• Cook
• Reheat
1. Press the Microwave button and set the time to
4-5 minutes by pressing the 1 min button the appropriate
number of times.
Cooking Principle.
2. Press the Start button.
Result: The oven heats the water for 4 to 5 minutes.
The water should then be boiling.
1. The microwaves generated by the magnetron are distributed
uniformly as the food rotates on the turntable. 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 recipient used and the
properties of the food:
• Quantity and density
• Water content
• Initial temperature (refrigerated or not)
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:
03 OVEN USE
The following simple procedure enables you to check that your oven is working correctly
at all times.
Open the oven door by pulling the handle on the right side of the door. Place a glass of
water on the turntable. Then, close the door.
Microwaves are high-frequency electromagnetic waves; the energy released enables
food to be cooked or reheated without the foods form or colour changing.
The oven must be plugged into an appropriate wall socket. The turntable must be
in position in the oven. If a power level other than the maximum is used, the water
takes longer to boil.
SETTING THE TIME
Your microwave oven has an inbuilt clock. When power is supplied, “:0”, “88:88” or
“12:00” is automatically displayed on the display.
Please set the current time. The time can be displayed in either the 24-hour or 12-hour
notation. You must set the clock:
• When you first install your microwave oven
• After a power failure
• Even cooking of the food right to the centre.
• The same temperature throughout the food.
Do not forget to reset the clock when you switch to and from summer and winter
time.
1. To display the time in the...
24-hour notation
12-hour notation
Press the Clock button once or twice.
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POWER LEVELS
2. Set the hour with the h button and the minutes with the min
button.
3. When the right time is displayed, press the Clock button
again to start the clock.
Result : The time is displayed whenever you are not
using the microwave oven.
COOKING/REHEATING
The following procedure explains how to cook or reheat food.
ALWAYS check your cooking settings before leaving the oven unattended.
First, place the food in the centre of the turntable. Then, close the door.
You can choose among the power levels below.
Power level
Output
HIGH
800 W
MEDIUM HIGH
600 W
MEDIUM
450 W
MEDIUM LOW
300 W
DEFROST
180 W
LOW/KEEP WARM
100 W
If you select higher power level, the cooking time must be decreased.
If you select lower power level, the cooking time must be increased.
1. Press the Power Level button.
Result : The 800 W (maximum cooking power)
indications are displayed:
Select the appropriate power level by pressing
the Power Level button again until the
corresponding wattage is displayed. Refer to the
power level table on the next page.
ADJUSTING THE COOKING TIME
2. Set the cooking time by pressing the 10 min, 1 min and 10
s button.
Press the +30 s button once for each 30 seconds to be added.
Press the Start button.
3. Press the Start button.
Result : The oven light comes on and the turntable starts
rotating.
Cooking starts and when it has finished the oven
beeps four times.
Never switch the microwave oven on when it is empty.
If you wish to heat a dish for a short period of time at maximum power (800 W),
simply press the START/+30s button once for each 30 seconds of cooking time.
The oven starts immediately.
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STOPPING THE COOKING
USING THE INSTANT REHEAT/COOK FEATURES
You can stop cooking at any time to check the food.
With the instant reheat/cook features, the cooking time is set automatically You can
select the food servings by pressing the appropriate instant reheat/cook features. Cook
button the required number of times.
First, place the food in the centre of the turntable and close the door.
1. Press the Instant Reheat/Cook button which you want the
required number of times.
2. To stop completely;
Press the Stop button.
Result : The cooking stops.
If you wish to cancel the cooking settings, press
the Stop button again.
You can cancel any setting before starting cooking by simply pressing Stop button.
SETTING THE ENERGY SAVE MODE
2. Press the Start button.
Result : When it has finished:
1) The oven beeps four times.
2) The end reminder signal will beep
3 times. (once every minute)
3) The current time is displayed again.
03 OVEN USE
1. To stop temporarily;
Open the door.
Result : Cooking stops. To resume cooking, close the
door and press the Start button again.
Use only recipients that are microwave-safe.
The oven has an energy save mode. This facility saves electricity when the oven is not in
use. Normal condition is standby mode and show clock when not using.
• Press the Eco Mode button.
Result: Display off.
• To remove energy save mode, open the door and then
display shows current time. The oven is ready for use.
Auto energy saving function
If you do not select any function when appliance is in the middle of setting or
operating with temporary stop condition, function is canceled and clock will be
displayed after 25 minutes.
Oven Lamp will be turned off after 5 minutes with door open condition.
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USING THE AUTO POWER DEFROST FEATURES
The following table presents the various Instant Reheat Programmes, quantities, standing
times and appropriate recommendations.
Food/Button
Serving size
Instructions
300-350 g
400-450 g
Put on a ceramic plate and cover it with
microwave cling film. This programme is suitable
for meals consisting of 3 components (e.g.
meat with sauce, vegetables and side dish like
potatoes, rice or pasta). Stand for 3 minutes.
300-350 g
400-450 g
Take frozen ready meal and check if dish is
suitable for microwave. Pierce film of ready
meal. Put the frozen ready meal in the centre.
This programme is suitable for frozen ready
meals consisting of 3 components (e.g. meat
with sauce, vegetables and a side dish like
potatoes, rice or pasta).
Stand for 4 minutes.
150 ml (1 cup)
250 ml (1 mug)
(Coffee, milk, tea,
water with room
temperature)
The auto power defrost features enables you to defrost meat, poultry, fish or fruit/berry.
The defrost time and power level are set automatically. You simply select the programme
and the weight.
Use only dishes that are microwave-safe.
First, place the frozen food in the centre of the turntable and close the door.
Pour into a ceramic cup and reheat uncovered.
Place cup (150 ml) or mug (250 ml) in the
centre of turntable. Stir carefully before and after
standing time.
Stand for 1 to 2 minutes.
1. Press the Power Defrost button.
Result : The following indication is displayed:
2. Select the food weight by pressing the Kg or 100 g button.
It is possible to set up to a maximum of 1500 g.
3. Press the Start button.
Result :
• Defrosting begins.
• The oven beeps halfway through
defrosting to remind you to turn the food
over.
• Press Start button again to finish
defrosting.
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 16 for further details.
Use oven gloves while taking out!
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The following table presents the various Auto power Defrost programmes, quantities and
appropriate Instructions. Remove all kinds of package material before defrosting. Place
meat, poultry, fish, bread/cake on a ceramic plate.
Code/Food
Instructions
1
Meat
200-1500 g
2
Poultry
200-1500 g
Shield the edges with aluminium foil.
Turn the meat over when the oven beeps. This
programme is suitable for beef, lamb, pork, steaks,
chops and minced meat. Stand for 20-60 minutes.
Shield the leg and wing tips with aluminium foil.
Turn the poultry over when the oven beeps. This
programme is suitable for whole chicken and
chicken portions. Stand for 20-60 minutes.
Shield the tail of the whole fish with aluminium
foil. Turn the fish over when the oven beeps. This
programme is suitable for whole fishes and fish
fillets. Stand for 20-50 minutes.
3
Fish
200-1500 g
if necessary, set the power level by pressing the
Microwave button again one or more times. (600 W in the
example)
4. Set the cooking time by pressing the 10 min, 1 min and 10
s buttons the appropiate number of times (4 minutes in the
example).
5. Press the Microwave button.
The microwave mode (II) :
if necessary, set the power level by pressing the
Microwave button again one or more times.
(450 W in the example)
6. Set the cooking time by pressing the 10 min, 1 min and
10 s buttons the appropriate number of times (5 minutes in
the example).
MULTISTAGE COOKING
7. Press the Start button.
Result : The three modes [defrosting and cooking (I, II)]
are selected on after. According to the defrosting
mode that you have chosen, the oven may beep
half way through defrosting to remind you to turn
the food over.
• When cooking is over, the oven beeps
four times.
Your microwave oven can be programmed to cook food up to three stages.
Example: Y
ou wish to defrost food and cook it without having to reset the oven after
each stage. You can thus defrost and cook a 500 g fish in three stages:
• Defrosting
• Cook I
• Cook II
You can set between two and three stages in multistage cooking.If you set three
stage, the first stage must be defrosting. Don’t press Start button until you’ve set
the final stage.
03 OVEN USE
Serving Size
3. Press the Microwave button.
The microwave mode (I) :
.
1. Press the Power Defrost button.
2. Set the weight by pressing the Kg or 100 g buttons the
appropriate number of times (500 g in the example).
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cookware guide
To cook food in the microwave oven, the microwaves must be able to penetrate the food,
without being reflected or absorbed by the dish used.
Care must therefore be taken when choosing the cookware. If the cookware is marked
microwave-safe, you do not need to worry.
The following table lists various types of cookware and indicates whether and how they
should be used in a microwave oven.
Cookware
Aluminum foil
Microwavesafe
✓✗
Crust plate
China and
earthenware
✓
Disposable
polyester
cardboard dishes
Fast-food
packaging
✓
• Polystyrene cups
containers
• Paper bags or
newspaper
• Recycled paper or
metal trims
✓
✓
Cookware
Microwavesafe
Glassware
• Oven-to-tableware
✓
Can be used, unless decorated with a metal
trim.
• Fine glassware
✓
• Glass jars
✓
Can be used to warm foods or liquids.
Delicate glass may break or crack if heated
suddenly.
Must remove the lid. Suitable for warming
only.
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.
Do not preheat for more than 8 minutes.
Porcelain, pottery, glazed earthenware
and bone china are usually suitable, unless
decorated with a metal trim.
Some frozen foods are packaged in these
dishes.
Comments
Metal
• Dishes
• Freezer bag twist
ties
May cause arcing or fire.
✗
✗
Paper
• Plates, cups,
napkins and
kitchen paper
• Recycled paper
✓
For short cooking times and warming. Also
to absorb excess moisture.
✗
May cause arcing.
• Containers
✓
• Cling film
✓
Particularly if heat-resistant thermoplastic.
Some other plastics may warp or discolour
at high temperatures. Do not use Melamine
plastic.
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.
Can be used to retain moisture and prevent
spattering.
Plastic
✗
Can be used to warm food. Overheating may
cause the polystyrene to melt.
May catch fire.
✗
May cause arcing.
• Freezer bags
✓✗
Wax or greaseproof paper
✓
✓ : Recommended
✓✗
: Use Caution
✗ : Unsafe
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cooking guide
Reheating Liquids and Food
Use the power levels and times in this table as a guide lines for reheating.
MICROWAVES
Food
Drinks (Coffee,
Tea and Water)
COOKING
Cookware for microwave cooking:
Cookware must allow microwave energy to pass through it for maximum efficiency.
Microwaves are reflected by metal, such as stainless steel, aluminium and copper, but
they can penetrate through ceramic, glass, porcelain and plastic as well as paper and
wood. So food must never be cooked in metal containers.
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. Melting butter or chocolate, for example (see the chapter with tips,
techniques and hints).
Covering during cooking
To cover the food during cooking is very important, as the evaporated water rises as
steam and contributes to cooking process. Food can be covered in different ways: e.g.
with a ceramic plate, plastic cover or microwave suitable cling film.
Standing times
After cooking is over food the standing time is important to allow the temperature to even
out within the food.
Soup (Chilled)
Stew (Chilled)
Pasta with
Sauce (Chilled)
Filled Pasta
with Sauce
(Chilled)
Plated Meal
(Chilled)
Pasta (Frozen)
(Cannelloni,
Macaroni,
Lasagne)
Serving Size
Power
Time (min.)
150 ml (1 cup)
800 W
1-1½
250 ml (1 mug)
1½-2
Instructions
Pour into cup and reheat uncovered. Put cup/ mug in the centre
of turntable. Keep in microwave oven during standing time and
stir well. Stand for 1-2 minutes.
250 g
800 W
3-3½
Instructions
Pour into a deep ceramic plate. Cover with plastic lid. Stir well
after reheating. Stir again before serving. Stand for 2-3 minutes.
350 g
600 W
5½-6½
Instructions
Put stew in a deep ceramic plate. Cover with plastic lid. Stir
occasionally during reheating and again before standing and
serving. Stand for 2-3 minutes.
350 g
600 W
4½-5½
Instructions
Put pasta (e.g. spaghetti or egg noodles) on a flat ceramic plate.
Cover with microwave cling film. Stir before serving. Stand for
3 minutes.
350 g
600 W
5-6
Instructions
Put filled pasta (e.g. ravioli, tortellini) in a deep ceramic plate.
Cover with plastic lid. Stir occasionally during reheating and again
before standing and serving. Stand for 3 minutes.
350 g
600 W
5½-6½
Instructions
Plate a meal of 2-3 chilled components on a ceramic dish. Cover
with microwave cling-film. Stand for 3 minutes.
400 g
450 W
16-16½
Instructions
Put frozen pasta into a small flat rectangular glass pyrex dish. Put
the dish directly on the turntable. Stand for 2-3 minutes.
04 COOKWARE GUIDE & COOKING GUIDE
Microwave energy actually 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.
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troubleshooting and error code
Smoke and bad smell when initial operating.
• It’s a temporary condition by new component heating. Smoke and smell will
disappear completely after 10 minutes operation.
To remove smell more quickly, please operate microwave oven with putting lemon
formation or lemon juice in the cabinet.
TROUBLESHOOTING
If you have any of the problems listed below try the solutions given.
This is normal.
• Condensation inside the oven.
• Air flow around the door and outer casing.
• Light reflection around the door and outer casing.
• Steam escaping from around the door or vents.
If the above guidelines do not enable you to solve the problem, then contact your
local SAMSUNG customer service centre.
Please have the following information read;
• The model and serial numbers, normally printed on the rear of the oven
• Your warranty details
• A clear description of the problem
The oven does not start when you press the START/+30s button.
• Is the door completely closed?
Then contact your local dealer or SAMSUNG aftersales service.
The food is not cooked at all.
• Have you set the timer correctly and/or pressed the START/+30s button?
• Is the door closed?
• Have you overloaded the electric circuit and caused a fuse to blow or a breaker to be
triggered?
The food is either overcooked or undercooked.
• Was the appropriate cooking length set for the type of food?
• Was an appropriate power level chosen?
The light bulb is not working.
• The Light bulb should not be replaced in person for safety reasons. Please contact
nearest authorised Samsung customer care, to arrange for a qualified engineer to
replace the bulb.
ERROR CODE
“SE” message indicates.
• Clean the keys and check if there is water on the surface around key. Turn off the
microwave oven and try setting again. If it occurs again, call your local SAMSUNG
Customer Care Centre.
“E-12” message indicates.
• The “E-12” message is Gas Sensor Short. This error may occur because of the high
humidity in the cavity when you operate the microwave oven once again shortly
after the previous operation of microwave oven for some food is finished. In this
case, because there is a possibility that the Gas Sensor is not out of order turn off
the microwave oven and try setting again. If this error occurs again, call your local
SAMSUNG Customer Care Centre.
The oven causes interference with radios or televisions.
• Slight interference may be observed on televisions or radios when the oven
is operating. This is normal. To solve this problem, install the oven away from
televisions, radios and aerials.
• If interference is detected by the oven’s microprocessor, the display may be reset. To
solve this problem, disconnect the power plug and reconnect it. Reset the time.
For any codes not listed above, or if the suggested solution does not solve the
problem, contact your local SAMSUNG Customer Care Centre.
Sparking and cracking occur inside the oven (arcing).
• Have you used a dish with metal trimmings?
• Have you left a fork or other metal utensil inside the oven?
• Is aluminum foil too close to the inside walls?
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technical specifications
MEMO
SAMSUNG strives to improve its products at all times. Both the design specifications and
these user instructions are thus subject to change without notice.
Model
ME83X
230 V ~ 50 Hz
Power consumption
Microwave
1150 W
Output power
100 W / 800 W (IEC-705)
- 240 V : 800 W
- 230 V : 750 W
Operating frequency
2450 MHz
Magnetron
OM75S (31)
Cooling method
Cooling fan motor
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Outside
Oven cavity
489 x 275 x 374 mm
330 x 211 x 324 mm
Volume
23 liter
Weight
Net
12 kg approx
05 TROUBLESHOOTING & TECHNICAL SPEC
Power source
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