Owner’s Manual
Model Identification............................ 2
Precautions to avoid possible
exposure to excessive
microwave energy........................... 3
Important safety instructions.... 3
Commercial Microwave Oven
Keep these instructions for future
reference. If the oven changes ownership,
be sure this manual accompanies oven.
Earthing Instructions.......................... 5
Installation.......................................... 5
Display and Features......................... 6
Using the Oven Control...................... 8
Programming the Oven Control......... 9
User Options.................................... 10
Care and Cleaning............................11
Before Calling For Service............... 13
Model Identification
When contacting ACP, provide product information.
Product information is located on oven serial plate.
Record the following information:
Any questions or to locate an authorized ACP
servicer, call toll free 1-866-426-2621 inside U.S.A. or
Canada, or 1-319-368-8120 outside U.S.A or Canada.
Warranty service must be performed by an authorized
ACP servicer. ACP also recommends contacting an
authorized ACP servicer if service is required after
warranty expires.
Model Number:______________________________
Manufacturing Number:________________________
Serial or S/N Number:_________________________
Date of purchase:____________________________
Dealer’s name and address:____________________
Recognize this symbol as a SAFETY message
When using electrical equipment, basic safety precautions should be followed to reduce the risk of burns,
electrical shock, fire, or injury to persons.
1. READ all instructions before using equipment.
9. DO NOT heat baby bottles in oven.
2. READ AND FOLLOW the specific
ENERGY” on this page.
10. Baby food jars shall be open when heated and
contents stirred or shaken before consumption, in
order to avoid burns.
11. DO NOT operate this equipment if it has a
damaged cord or plug, if it is not working properly,
or if it has been damaged or dropped.
3. This equipment MUST BE EARTHED. Connect
only to properly EARTHED outlet. See
12. This equipment, including power cord, must be
serviced ONLY by qualified service personnel.
Special tools are required to service equipment.
Contact nearest authorized service facility for
examination, repair, or adjustment.
4. Install or locate this equipment ONLY in
accordance with the installation instructions in
this manual.
5. Some products such as whole eggs and sealed containers—for example, closed glass jars—are
able to explode and SHOULD NOT be HEATED
in this oven.
13. DO NOT cover or block filter or other openings on
14. DO NOT store this equipment outdoors. DO NOT
use this product near water – for example, near a
kitchen sink, in a wet basement, a swimming pool,
or a similar location.
6. Use this equipment ONLY for its intended use as
described in this manual. Do not use corrosive
chemicals or vapors in this equipment. This type
of oven is specifically designed to heat, cook,
or dry food. It is not designed for industrial or
laboratory use.
15. DO NOT immerse cord or plug in water.
16. Keep cord AWAY from HEATED surfaces.
7. As with any equipment, CLOSE SUPERVISION
is necessary when used by CHILDREN.
17. DO NOT let cord hang over edge of table or
8. See door cleaning instructions on page 11 of this
product safety manual.
18. For commercial use only.
A. DO NOT attempt to operate this oven with the door open since open door operation can result in harmful
exposure to microwave energy. It is important not to defeat or tamper with the safety interlocks.
B. DO NOT place any object between the oven front face and the door or allow soil or cleaner residue to
accumulate on sealing surfaces.
C. DO NOT operate the oven if it is damaged. It is particularly important that the oven door close properly and
that there is no damage to the:
1. door (bent)
2. hinges and latches (broken or loosened)
3. door seals and sealing surfaces.
D. The oven should not be adjusted or repaired by anyone except properly qualified service personnel.
Liquids such as water, coffee, or tea are able to
be overheated beyond the boiling point without
appearing to be boiling due to surface tension of the
liquid. Visible bubbling or boiling when the container
is removed from the microwave oven is not always
THE LIQUID. To reduce the risk of injury to persons:
To avoid risk of fire in the oven cavity:
a. DO NOT overcook food. Carefully attend oven
when paper, plastic, or other combustible
materials are placed inside the oven to facilitate
b. Remove wire twist-ties from paper or plastic
bags before placing bag in oven.
c.If materials inside the oven ignite, keep oven
door CLOSED, turn oven off and disconnect
the power cord, or shut off power at the fuse or
circuit breaker panel.
i) Do not overheat the liquid.
ii) Stir the liquid both before and halfway through
heating it.
iii) Do not use straight-sided containers with narrow
iv) After heating, allow the container to stand in the
microwave oven for a short time before removing
the container.
v) Use extreme care when inserting a spoon or
other utensil into the container.
d. DO NOT use the cavity for storage. DO NOT
leave paper products, cooking utensils, or food
in the cavity when not in use.
To avoid personal injury or property damage, observe the following:
1. Do not deep fat fry in oven. Fat could overheat
and be hazardous to handle.
8. Never use paper, plastic, or other combustible
materials that are not intended for cooking.
2. Do not cook or reheat eggs in shell or with an unbroken yolk using microwave energy. Pressure
may build up and erupt. Pierce yolk with fork or
knife before cooking.
9. When cooking with paper, plastic, or other
combustible materials, follow manufacturer’s
recommendations on product use.
10. Do not use paper towels which contain nylon or
other synthetic fibers. Heated synthetics could
melt and cause paper to ignite.
3. Pierce skin of potatoes, tomatoes, and similar
foods before cooking with microwave energy.
When skin is pierced, steam escapes evenly.
11. Do not heat sealed containers or plastic bags in
oven. Food or liquid could expand quickly and
cause container or bag to break. Pierce or open
container or bag before heating.
4. Do not operate equipment without load or food in
oven cavity.
5. Use only popcorn in packages designed and
labeled for microwave use. Popping time varies
depending on oven wattage. Do not continue
to heat after popping has stopped. Popcorn will
scorch or burn. Do not leave oven unattended.
12. To avoid pacemaker malfunction, consult
physician or pacemaker manufacturer about
effects of microwave energy on pacemaker.
13. An authorized servicer MUST inspect equipment
annually. Record all inspections and repairs for
future use.
6. Do not use regular cooking thermometers in
oven. Most cooking thermometers contain
mercury and may cause an electrical arc,
malfunction, or damage to oven.
7. Do not use metal utensils in oven.
Unpacking Oven
Inspect oven for damage such as dents in door or inside oven cavity.
Report any dents or breakage to source of purchase immediately.
Do not attempt to use oven if damaged.
Remove all materials from oven interior.
If oven has been stored in extremely cold area, wait a few hours before
connecting power.
Radio Interference
Microwave operation may cause interference to radio, television, or a similar
microwave oven. Reduce or eliminate interference by doing the following:
• Clean door and sealing surfaces of oven according to instructions in
Care and Cleaning section.
• Place radio, television, etc. as far as possible from oven.
• Use a properly installed antenna on radio, television, etc. to obtain
stronger signal reception.
Oven Placement
Do not install oven next to or above source of heat, such as pizza
oven or deep fat fryer. This could cause microwave oven to operate
improperly and could shorten life of electrical parts.
Do not block or obstruct oven filter. Allow access for cleaning.
Install oven on level countertop surface.
If provided, place warning label in a conspicuous place close to
microwave oven.
Outlet should be located so that plug is accessible when oven is in place.
A—For North American (UL/CSA) models, allow at least 2” (5.1 cm) of
clearance around top of oven. Proper air flow around oven cools
electrical components. With restricted air flow, oven may not operate
properly and life of electrical parts is reduced.
B—There is not an installation clearance requirement for the back of the
C—Allow at least 1” (2.54 cm) of clearance around sides of oven.
D—Install combination oven so oven bottom is at least 3 feet (91.5 cm)
above floor.
To avoid risk of electrical shock or
death, this oven must be grounded.
To avoid risk of electrical shock
or death, do not alter the plug.
Oven MUST be earthed.
Earthing reduces risk of electric
shock by providing an escape wire
for the electric current, if an electrical
short occurs. This oven is equipped
with a cord having a earth wire with
a earthing plug. The plug must be
plugged into an outlet that is properly
installed and earthed.
Consult a qualified electrician or
servicer if earthing instructions are
not completely understood, or if
doubt exists as to whether the oven is
properly earthed.
Do not use an extension cord.
If the product power cord is too
short, have a qualified electrician
install a three-slot receptacle.
This oven should be plugged
into a separate circuit with the
electrical rating as provided in
product specifications (available on
Amana’s wavelink website). When
a microwave oven is on a circuit
with other equipment, an increase in
cooking times may be required and
fuses can be blown.
External Equipotential
Earthing Terminal (export only)
Equipment has secondary earthing
terminal. Terminal provides external
earthing connection used in addition
to earthing prong on plug. Located
on outside of oven back, terminal is
Display and Features
Indicates oven is in a manual
cooking program
Cooking information
shows in display after
pressing Time Entry
while in Ready Mode.
Ready indicates the oven is ready
to operate.
Time left
in cooking
of microwave
Cooking Display
There are words in
the display that never
actually display.
The display is used for many
different models of microwaves.
Depending on the model, certain words
or symbols may never be highlighted or
become visible.
Indicates oven is in a
preprogrammed cooking
Time left
in cooking
of microwave
MW 50%
MW 50% displays the current
microwave power level. 100% is the
highest setting, and 0% is the lowest. (example of 50 microwave power shown)
ITEM-05 displays the single or
double digit entry of a programmed
cooking condition when using a
programmed pad. (example of item 05 shown)
STAGE 1 displays to show the
stage number (1 through 4) the
oven is at in the cooking cycle.
Displays cooking time. If stage
cooking is programmed, total cooking time displays.
Programming Display
Enter Program to Add/
Displays the stage number during
cooking or when programming a
specific cooking stage. Stage number (1 through 4) indicates the stage
that is being usedin the cook.
Displays cooking time. If stage
cooking is programmed, total cooking time displays.
Display and Features
Time Entry Stage Program Save
Power Level
Single Pad Programming
This feature enables each numbered pad to be
programmed for a specific use, such as cooking a
certain number of potatoes or defrosting and then
cooking vegetables or other frozen foods. To use this
feature, simply program the pad to the desired length of time and power
level. To use this feature, press the pad once and the microwave will begin
Double Pad Programming
This feature enables 100 programmed entries to be
made. Each entry will be assigned a double digit
number, for example 01, 05, or 20. When using the
double pad programming, two pads must be pressed to
start the cooking cycle.
Manual Time Entry
In addition to programmable pads, this microwave also accepts
specific time entry by using the TIME ENTRY pad. Using
manual time entry does not affect the programmed buttons.
Quantity Pad
The quantity pad increases a preset cooking time by a
percentage of the original cooking time. The user specifies
the percentage and it can be changed for individual cooking
sequences. Quantity can be increased up to 8 times. Once pressed, QTY
will display with the number times the cooking time will be extended. This
feature is very useful for cooking multiple servings of foods such as potatoes
or slices of pizza.
Stage Cooking
Stage cooking is a cooking sequence with specific power stage changes. The user can program up to four different
power level changes and the specific amount of cooking time at each power
level. Each power level/cooking time combination is known as a stage. Up to
four stages can be programmed.
User Options
This microwave can be set for specific user preferences. Options such as
beep volume, and the number of programmable pads can be changed. To
change different options, see User Options in this manual.
The start pad is used
to begin a manual
time entry cooking
pad stops a cooking
sequence in progress,
clears out any remaining time, and
also ends a programming or user
option cycle. When the STOP/
RESET pad is used to end a
programming or option change, the
changes are discarded.
Mid-Cycle Cooking Pause
The cooking pause is a feature
unique to this series of microwaves.
This pause enables extra ingredients
to be added, cooking progress
to be checked, or for food to sit a
necessary amount of time between
cooking time or power settings.
To utilize Cooking Pause, follow
programming sequences for
programmable pads.
Using the Oven Control
Microwave Cooking
Microwave cooking uses high
frequency energy waves to heat the
food. When cooking, microwave
energy causes food molecules to
move rapidly. This rapid movement
between the food molecules creates
heat, which cooks the food. POWER
displays when oven is generating
microwave energy for the current
The microwave
stopped cooking
This series of microwaves has the
added feature of a mid-cycle cooking
pause. This feature is designed to
stop halfway through a programmed
cycle. This pause can be used to
rotate food, stir food, or add needed
ingredients during the cooking cycle.
During a mid-cycle cooking pause,
the microwave beeps continuously
and PROGRAM PAUSED displays
until the oven door is opened and
again closed. To continue the
cooking cycle, simply press the start
Manual Time Entry
To cook food using a specific entered time and power level.
1. Open oven door and place food in oven. Close door.
• READY displays. Fan and light will turn on.
2. Press TIME ENTRY pad.
• If pad does not work, open and close oven door and
try again.
3. Enter cooking time by using the numbered pads.
4. Press POWER LEVEL pad to change power level.
• For a lower microwave power, press pads 1 (for
10%) through 9 (for 90%).
5. If stage cooking is desired, press STAGE and repeat
steps 2 through 4.
• As many as 4 different stages can be programmed.
6. Press START pad.
• Oven operates and time counts down.
7. At end of cooking cycle oven beeps and shuts off.
DONE displays
Preprogrammed Pads
To cook food using pads preprogrammed with cooking sequences.
1. Open oven door and place food in oven. Close door.
• READY displays. Fan and light will turn on.
2. Press desired pad.
• For single pad entry, press only one pad.
• For double pad entry, press the two pads,
in order, of the double digit number for the
desired cooking sequence.
• To change single or double pad entry option
see User Options section in this manual.
3. Oven begins to cook.
• For additional cooking time, press preprogrammed pad again.
4. At end of cooking cycle oven beeps and shuts off.DONE displays.
Factory Settings
Programming the Oven Control
What is stage
Programming Pads
Oven is shipped from the factory set for single pad programming. To
change the oven default to double pad programming, see User Option
section. To program the amount of time or power level setting for a pad:
1. READY must be in the display. If not, open and close door.
2. Press PROGRAM SAVE.pad
• Programming mode begins.
• Enter Program to Add/Review: displays.
3. Press pad to be programmed or reprogrammed.
• Display will change to review all settings for the pad.
• The pad number that is being programmed displays
beside the word ITEM.
4. Press TIME ENTRY to program amount of cooking time.
• Enter desired cooking time by using numeric key pads.
• Maximum cooking time is 60 minutes.
5. Press POWER LEVEL to program level of microwave power.
• Press numeric key pad for desired level. Press numeric
key pad again to set power level to 100%.
• For a lower microwave power, press pads 1 (for 10%)
through 9 (for 90%).
6. Press Quantity pad if different cooking factor is desired.
• Default of CF:80 displays.
• Enter desired cooking factor by using numeric key pads
(1 for 10% through 0 for 100%).
7. Press PROGRAM SAVE to save the program changes.
8. To discard changes, press STOP/RESET.
Programming Multiple Stages
Stage cooking allows consecutive cooking cycles without interruption.
Up to four different cooking cycles can be programmed into a memory
To use stage cooking:
1. Follow steps 1 through 5 above.
6. Press STAGE.
• This will begin programming for the next cooking
• Display indicates stage to be programmed.
• Enter cook time and power level as in steps 4 and 5.
• To enter another cooking stage for that pad, press STAGE pad
• Up to four different stages can be programmed.
• Total cooking time (all stages totalled) is 60 minutes.
7. Press Quantity pad.
• CF:80 displays.
• Enter desired cooking factor by using numeric key
pads (1 for 10% through 0 for 100%).
8. Press PROGRAM SAVE to save the program and changes.
9. To discard changes, press STOP/RESET before
pressing PROGRAM SAVE.
Stage cooking enables
several different
cooking cycles, or
stages, to be used consecutively
without repeated input from the user.
Stage cooking can be set to defrost
food initially, then cook it, and then
keep the food warm until serving
time. The total cooking time for all
combined stages cannot exceed 60
What is a quantity cook
Each preprogrammed cooking cycle
can be set with a specific cooking
factor. The cooking factor is the
amount of extra time added as a
percentage of the original time. Each
time the quantity pad is pressed, the
cooking time will be increased by the
user-specified percentage. ACP’s
default cooking factor is 80%.
Mid-Cycle Pause
To add a pause to a programmed
cooking cycle
1. Press HIDDEN PAD after
entering time or power level.
2. A short beep sounds. This
indicates the program is set for a
mid-cycle pause.
3. Continue programming pad as
When programmed pad is used,
pause will occur in the middle of
total programmed time. Oven will
beep continuously and Program
Paused displays until door is open
and shut. To continue cycle, press
User Options
Changing user options
Didn’t like an option?
Options such as single or double pad programming and beep volume can be
changed to suit individual preferences.
Factory settings are marked in bold.
To change the oven back to the factory
setting, simply select the option that is
marked in bold.
To change options, READY and ITEM must not display:
1. Press hidden pad.
• Pad is unmarked.
• The display remains blank when hidden pad is pressed.
• The first user option will display. Oven is now in options mode.
3. Press number pad that controls option to be changed.
• See table below for options.
• Current option will display.
4. Press number pad again to change the option.
• Each time pad is pressed, option will change.
• Match code displayed with code for desired option.
• Changes take affect after pad is pressed.
• To change additional options, repeat steps 3 and 4.
oven door.
to return to READY, or open and close
Numbered Pads
Double Digit Entry
Allows 10 (0-9) preprogrammed pads.
Allows 100 (00-99) preprogrammed pads.
Manual Programming
Manual time entry/cooking not allowed
Manual time entry/cooking allowed
Reset on Door Open
Opening oven door does not reset oven back to ready
Opening oven door resets the oven back to ready mode
Speaker Volume
End of Cook Signal
Solid Beep
3 Second Beep
4 Beeps Once
4 Beeps Repeating
Keypad Active
15 Seconds
30 Seconds
60 Seconds
120 Seconds
Stage Pad
Clean Filter Message
Keys do not beep when pressed (keybeep off)
Keys beep when pressed (keybeep on)
Keybeep volume OFF
Keybeep volume LOW
Keybeep volume MEDIUM
Keybeep volume HIGH
Food done signal is a continuous beep until reset by user
Food done signal is a three second beep
Food done signal is four beeps continously
Food done signal is four beeps, four times
Keypad time entry window is 15 seconds
Keypad time entry window is 30 seconds
Keypad time entry window is one minute
Keypad time entry window is two minutes
Keypad time entry window is always active
Oven will not display Clean Filter
Oven will display Clean Filter every seven (7) days
Oven will display Clean Filter every thirty (30) days
Oven will display Clean Filter every ninety (90) days
Care and Cleaning
Cleaning Interior, Exterior, and Door
Clean microwave oven with mild detergent in warm water using soft sponge
or cloth. Wring sponge or cloth to remove excess water before wiping
equipment. If desired, boil a cup of water in microwave oven to loosen soil
before cleaning. DO NOT allow cooking residues such as grease or fat
to remain in oven interior for any length of time.
To avoid risk of product damage,
clean air filter regularly.
• Do NOT allow cooking residues to remain in oven cavity.
• Do NOT use abrasive cleansers or cleaners containing ammonia.
These could damage finish.
• NEVER pour water into microwave oven bottom.
• Do NOT use water pressure type cleaning systems.
Cleaning Air Intake Filter
Clean air intake filter weekly for proper air flow. Wash filter in hot water and
mild detergent. Do not use oven without filter in place. Filter is located just
below oven door.
• To remove, turn thumbscrews counterclockwise.
• To reinstall, position filter over air intake and turn thumbscrews
Removing Air Intake Filter
Cleaning Discharge Air Vents
Check for a buildup of cooking vapors along discharge louvers in back of
oven monthly. Clean air vent with damp cloth to ensure proper airflow. Dry
Cleaning Discharge Air Vents
To avoid risk of electrical shock,
severe personal injury or death,
unplug power cord or open circuit
breaker to oven before cleaning.
Care and Cleaning
Replacing Oven Light
To avoid risk of burns or
electrical shock:
• disconnect electrical supply to
oven before changing light bulb.
• before replacing light bulb make
sure oven and bulb are cool.
• do not operate oven without
bulb and access cover in place.
To avoid risk of personal injury,
wear gloves to protect hands
from accidental bulb breakage.
1. Disconnect electrical supply.
2. Remove screw from access cover
on top left wall of oven exterior.
3. While wearing protective
gloves, unscrew the light bulb
4. Replace light bulb with 230-volt,
40-watt appliance bulb.
• Do not over tighten bulb or it
may be difficult to remove later.
5. Replace access cover before use.
6. Reconnect power supply.
Cleaning Splatter Shield
Splatter shield keeps top of microwave oven cavity and antenna from
becoming soiled. Clean soil from shield with damp cloth or clean with mild
detergent and water. Remove splatter shield for easy cleaning.
1. Unplug oven before removing splatter shield to stop antenna from
2. Place fingers on front of shield, push forward, and down.
• When removing and replacing splatter shield, be careful not to bend
To avoid risk of product damage,
do not operate oven without
splatter shield in place. Arcing
will damage oven cavity and
antenna when operated without
shield in place.
Removing Splatter Shield
3. Wash shield in hot, soapy water. Rinse and dry thoroughly.
• Do not wash splatter shield in dishwasher.
• Do not use abrasive cleaners.
4. Reinstall splatter shield by fitting tabs into slots at top of oven cavity
back. Lift and press front of shield until shield snaps into place.
Before Calling for Service
To avoid electrical shock which can cause severe personal injury or death, do not remove outer case at any time.
Only an authorized servicer should remove outer case.
Possible Cause
Oven does not operate.
Confirm oven is plugged into dedicated circuit.
Confirm oven is on grounded and polarized circuit. (Contact
electrician to confirm.)
Check fuse or circuit breaker.
Oven operates intermittently.
Check air filter and discharge areas for obstructions.
If oven does not accept entries when pad is
Make sure oven is on.
If oven malfunctions or shows CALL SERVICE
or an ERROR with a number
Oven control is equipped with self-diagnostic system. Selfdiagnostic system alerts you if there is a problem or error. When
electronic control signals a problem, follow steps listed below:
Open and close door. Press pad again.
1. Record number shown.
2. Unplug oven. Wait one (1) minute. Plug in oven
- Disconnecting electrical supply may eliminate service code.
If failure continues, contact ComServ or an authorized Amana
Oven operates but does not heat food.
Place one cup of water in oven.
Run for one (1) minute at full power (100%)
If temperature does not rise, oven is not operating correctly.
Contact ComServ or an authorized ACP servicer.
HOT displays
Oven’s magnetron is overheated. Oven automatically interrupts
cooking sequence and turns on cooling fan until normal temperature is reached. When magentron cools to normal temperature,
oven returns to READY mode.
CALL SERVICE (flashing after cook cycle)
Oven may not be operating at full power. Contact ComServ or
ACP Authorized Servicer.
Part No. 20072101
Printed in U.S.A. 6/16
For full product documentation visit:
 2016 ACP, Inc.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404
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