DF-036
• Instruction Manual
• ColdZone Deep Fat Fryer
IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS
When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should always be
followed,including the following:
1. Read all instructions before using.
2. Donot touch hot surfaces. Use handles or knobs
3. To protect against risk of fire, electric shock, and personal injury do not immerse control
panel assembly, cord or plugs in water or other liquids.
4. Close supervision is necessary when Deep Fryer is used near children.
Children should not use this appliance.
5. Unplug from outlet when not in use, before putting on or taking off parts and before
cleaning. Allow to cool before putting on or taking off parts, and before cleaning
appliance.
6. Do not operate any appliance with a damaged cord or plug, or after the appliance
malfunctions or has been dropped or damaged in any manner. Contact Customer
Service (see warranty) for examination, repair, or electrical or mechanical adjustment.
7. Donot use outdoors.
8. Do not let cord hang over edge of table or countertop, or touch hot surfaces including
thestove.
9. Do not place on or near a hot gas or electric burner, or in a heated oven.
10. Extreme caution must be used when moving fryer containing hot oil.
Always use oven mittsor hot pads.
11. Always attach plug to appliance first, then plug AC cord into the wall outlet. To
disconnect, turncontrol to OFF, thenremove AC cord from wall outlet.
12. Donot use appliance for other thanintended use.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
This appliance is forHOUSEHOLD USEONLY.
A short power supply cordis provided to reduce the risk resulting from becoming
entangled in or tripping over a longer cord.
No user-serviceable parts inside. Donot attempt to service this product.
POLARIZED PLUG
This appliance has a polarized plug, (one blade is wider than e other). As a safety
feature to reduce the risk of electrical shock, this plugis intended to fit in a
polarized outlet only one way. If the plug does notfit fully in the outlet, reversethe
plug. If it still does not fit, contact a qualified
electrician. Do not attempt to defeat this safety feature or modify the plug in any way. If the
plugfits loosely into the AC outlet or if the AC outlet feels warm donotuse thatoutlet
Contents
Overview of the Components................................Page
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Instruction Manual....................................................Page
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Technical Data.... ..... ................................................Page
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Overview of the Components
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General Safety Instructions
Read the operating instructions carefully before putting
the appliance into operation and keep the instructions
including the war ranty, the receipt and, if possible,the
box with the internal packing.If you give this device to
other people, please also pass on the operating instructions.
• Theappliance is designed exclusively for private use
and for the envisaged purpose. This appliance is not
fit for commercialuse. Do not use it outdoors. Keep it
away from sources of heat, direct sunlight, humidity
(never dip it into any liquid)and sharp edges. Donot
use the appliance with wet hands. If the appliance is
humid or wet, unplug it immediately.
• When cleaning or putting it away, switch off the appliance and always pull out the plug from the socket
(pull the plug itself, not the lead) if the appliance is
not being used and remove the attached accessories.
• Donot operate the machine without supervision.
If you leave the room you should always turn the
device off. Removethe plug from the socket.
• Thedevice and the mains lead have to be checked
regularly for signs of damage. If damage is found the
device must not be used.
• Donot try to repair the appliance on your own.
Always contact an authorized technician. To avoid
the exposure to danger, alwayshave a faulty cable be
replaced only by the manufactu rer, by our customer
serviceor by a qualified person and with a cable of the
same type.
• Useonly original spare parts.
• Pay careful attention to the following “SpecialSafety
Instructions“.
Children and Frail Individuals
WARNING:
This warns you of dangers to your health and indicates
possibleinjury risks.
CAUTION:
This refers to possiblehazards to the machine or other
objects.
NOTE: This highlights tips and information.
Special Safety Instructions
for this Device
WARNING:
• Neveradd water to the oil!
• Oils and fats may burn when overheated. Please be
careful! Donot forget to switch the device off after
use! First turn the thermostat to the lowest position
and then remove the mains plug.
• Please do not operate the device with an external
timer or a separate remote control system.
Overview of the Components
1 Power indicator light (red)
2 Temperature indicator light (green)
3 Thermostat
4 Timerknob
5 Oilpot
6 Fryingbasket
7 Housing
8 RESTART – button
9 Safety button
10 Cable compartent
• In order to ensure your children‘ssafety, please keep all
packaging (plastic bags, boxes, polystyrene etc.) out
of their reach.
IntendedUse
WARNING!
Caution! Do not allow small children to play with
the foil as there is a dangerof suffocation!
• This device is not intended to be used by individuals
(including children) who have restricted physical,
sensory or mental abilities and/or insufficient knowledge and/or experience,unless they are supervised
by an individualwho is responsible for their safety or
have received instructions on how to use the device.
• Childrenshould be supervisedat all times in order to
ensure that they do not play with the device.
It is intended exclusively for this purpose and may only
be used as such. It may only be used in the manner
described in these instructions for use. Thedevice must
not be used for commercialpurposes.
Symbolsin these Instructions for Use
Putting into use
Important information for your safety is specially
marked. It is essential to complywith these instructions
in order to avoid accidents and prevent damage to the
machine:
This device is used for deep-frying food.
Anyother use of this device is considered to be contrary
to the intended use and may result in damage to materials or even personal injury.
Thefirm ETV Elektro-Technische Vertriebsgesellschaft
mbHdoes not accept any liabilityfor damage caused as a
result of the use of this device contrary to its intended
use.
Before using for the first time
1. Removethe packaging.Thentake the lid off the deep
fat frye r. In the deep fat fryer you willfind a frying
basket. Take all objects out of the frye r.
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2. It is highly recommended to clean the lid, casing,
container and frying basket as described in Cleaning.
3. Please pull the connecting cable out of the cable
compartment.
Electrical connection
• Make sure that the iron voltage (see name plate) and
the line voltage match.
• The mains plug should only be inserted into a correctly installed 230 V ~ 50 Hz socket with earthing
contact.
ConnectedWattage
Thetotal power consumption of this device can be up
to 2000W. With this connected load a separate supply
line protected by a 10 A household circuit breaker is
recommended.
CAUTION: OVERLOAD:
• If you use extension leads, these should have a
cable cross-section of at least 1.5 mm2.
• Donot use any multiple sockets, as this device is
too powerful.
Useful hints for use
1. Always remove the food remaining in the oil (e.g.
pieces of French fries).After the device has been used
several times you should change the oil.
Usehigh quality frying oil or frying grease.
2. Fats and oils must be heatable to high temperatures.
Do not use margarine, oliveoil or butter: they are not
fit for frying, because they start to smoke already at
low temperatures.
We recommend the use of liquid frying oil.
WARNING:
Please note this importantinformationif you
intend to use fat!
If you use fat, please divide it up into small pieces.
Turn the thermostat to a low temperature and add
the pieces slowly. Once the fat has melted and the
correct oil level is reached you can set the desired
temperature on the thermostat.
Underno circumstancesshould you place the fat
in the deep fryingbasket!
3. In order to reduce the acrylamide content of food
containing starch (potatoes, cereals) the temperature
during deep-fat frying should not exceed 170° C (or
possibly175° C). Furthermore, the frying time should
be kept as short as possibleand the food only fried
until it turns golden yellow.
4. Please note that the safety switch (7) is operated
when the control element is inserted into the guide
mechanism.
5. Choose the right frying temperature and check the
conditions of the food to be fried. A rule of thumb is
that pre-fried foods require a higher temperature
than raw foods.
6. Donot carry or move the deep fryer if the oil or grease is
stillhot.
7. When frying dough-like foods scrape off the excess
dough and put the pieces carefully into the oil.
8. Please ensure that the handle of the deep fat frying
basket has been correctly attached.
• Press the ends of the wire together at the free
end of the handle.
• Insert the brackets into wire hoops inside the
basket.
9. Thedeep fat frying basket must not be more than 2/3
full. Do not overfillthe frying basket.
10. Rub dry humid foods with a cloth before frying.
CAUTION:
In the case of foodstuffs which are too moist (e.g.
frozen chips etc.) large amounts of foam may form,
which under certain circumstances may cause the oil
to overflow.
Use
1. Makesure that the appliance is unplugged and
switched off (The control lamps are off.).
2. Take the lid off the deep fryer.
3. Removethe frying basket and fill the container with
oil or grease (maximum3 l). Thefillinglevel must be
located between the minimum and the maximum
level.
4. Insert the plug into a 230V, 50 Hzpower socket. The
red control lamp lights up. Set the desired temperature by turning the temperature control (2).
5. Thegreen control lamp lights up. Once the set temperature has been reached the green control lamp
goes off. Place the frying basket containing the items
to be fried carefully into the hot fat.
6. Thegreen control lamp switches on and off several
times during frying. This is normal and it indicates
that the temperature is controlled by the thermostat
and is being maintained. Once the frying time is over
(the frying times are to be found on the packaging of
the food or in the recipe),please take out the frying
basket.
7. Letthe oil drip from the food being fried.
8. In order to switch off the machine, please turn the
temperature regulator to OFF and remove the plug
from the socket.Wind the mains lead up in the form
of a spiral in the cable compartment.
WARNING:
Always pull out the plug from the mains socket before
cleaning and wait until the unit has cooled down.
CAUTION:
• Donot use any wire brush or other abrasive objects.
• Donot use any acidic or abrasive detergents.
• Under no circumstances should the device be
immersed in water for cleaning.
Deep fryingfat container
• In order to change the oil, pull out the deep frying
fat container and pour the oil out at the side.
• Cleanthe deep frying fat containe r, the lid and the
housing with a damp clothand household detergent
if necessary. Please do not immerse in water.
• Thedeep frying basket can be cleaned in the usual
way in soapy water.
Housing
Cleanthe housing after use with a slightly damp cloth.
Changingthe Odour and FatVapour Filter
Thefilter in the lid can be replaced.
• Unlatch the filter from
the inside of the lid by
pressing in the catches.
You can use tongs if
necessary.
• Removethe inner
cover.
• Replacethe filter.
• Thenreassemble the cover. Please note the position
of the holes. Theholes of the inner cover must be
positioned accurately over those of the filter cover.
NOTE:
When these filters have been used up it is possibleto
cut universal filters to size,e.g. from cooker hoods.
Troubleshooting
Device is not working
Troubleshooting:
• Checkthe mains connection.
• Checkthe position of the thermostat.
Other possible causes:
Thedevice is fitted with a safety switch (7).
This prevents the heater being switched on accidentally.
Checkthat the control element is correctly in place.
Overheating Protection
• If you should accidentally switch on your deep fat
fryer when there is no oil or fat in it the overheating
protection is automatically turned on. Theappliance
is no longer ready to be used. Unplug the deep fryer.
• Onlyafter the device has been left to cool down
completely should the „RESTART“ button (8) on the
rear of the control element be operated in order to use
the deep fat fryer again. Forthis you should use a
plastic or wooden object that is the least 4 cm long.
Technical Data
Model:.................................................................................... DF036
Power supply:.............................................................230 V, 50 Hz
Power consumption:.......................................................... 2000 W
Protection class: ................................................................................Ι
Filling quantity: ........................................................... max. 3 Litre
Net weight: ...........................................................................3,95 kg
This device has been tested according to all relevant current CE guidelines,such as electromagnetic compatibility
and low voltage directives,and has been constructed in
accordance with the latest safety regulations.
Subject to technical changes without prior notice!
Meaning of the “Dustbin” Symbol
Protect our environment: do not dispose of electrical
equipment in the domestic waste.
Please return any electrical equipment that you willno
longer use to the collection points provided for their
disposal.
This helps avoid the potential effects of incorrect disposal on the environment and human health.
This willcontribute to the recyclingand other forms of
reutilisation of electrical and electronic equipment.
Information concerning where the equipment can be
disposed of can be obtained from your local authority.
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