Microwave Oven INSTRUCTION MANUAL IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS READ CAREFULLY AND KEEP FOR FUTURE REFERENCE. If you follow the instructions, your oven will provide you with many years of good service. SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY Model:BDMOW14-XE Cat. No.:EM930ACZ PRECAUTIONS TO AVOID POSSIBLE EXPOSURE TO EXCESSIVE MICROWAVE ENERGY (a) Do not attempt to operate this oven with the door open since this can result in harmful exposure to microwave energy. It is important not to break 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) WARNING: If the door or door seals are damaged, the oven must not be operated until it has been repaired by a competent person. ADDENDUM If the apparatus is not maintained in a good state of cleanliness, its surface could be degraded and affect the lifespan of the apparatus and lead to a dangerous situation. Additional safety instructions for Australia and New Zealand a) b) Young children and the infirm.This appliance is not intended for use by young children or infirm persons without supervision. Young children should be supervised to ensure they do not play with this appliance. Replacement of the supply cord. If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer or an authorised Black & Decker Service Centre in order to avoid a hazard. Specifications Model: BDMOW14-XE Rated Voltage: 230V~ 50Hz Rated Input Power(Microwave): 1450 W Rated Output Power(Microwave): 900 W Oven Capacity: 30 L Turntable Diameter: 315 mm External Dimensions(LxWxH): 520X444X335mm Net Weight: Approx. 15Kg 2 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, injury to persons or exposure to excessive microwave oven energy when using your appliance, follow basic precautions, including the following: 1. Warning: Liquids and other foods must not be heated in sealed containers since they are liable to explode. 2. Warning: It is hazardous for anyone other than a competent person to remove a cover which gives protection against exposure to microwave energy. 3. 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 understand the hazards of improper use. 4. Warning: When the appliance is operated in the combination mode, children should only use the oven under adult supervision due to the temperatures generated. (only for grill series) 5. Only use utensils suitable for use in microwave ovens. 6. The oven should be cleaned regularly and any food deposits should be removed. 7. Read and follow the specific:"PRECAUTIONS TO AVOID POSSIBLE EXPOSURE TO EXCESSIVE MICROWAVE ENERGY". 8. When heating food in plastic or paper containers, keep an eye on the oven due to the possibility of ignition. 9. If smoke is observed, switch off or unplug the appliance and keep the door closed in order to stifle any flames. 10. Do not overcook food. 11. Do not use the oven cavity for storage purposes. Do not store items, such as bread, cookies, etc. inside the oven. 12. Remove wire twist-ties and metal handles from paper or plastic containers/bags before placing them in the oven. 13. Install or locate this oven only in accordance with the installation instructions provided. 14. Eggs in the shell and whole hard-boiled eggs should not be heated in microwave ovens since they may explode, even after microwave heating has ended. 15. Use this appliance only for its intended uses as described in manual. Do not use corrosive chemicals or vapors in this appliance. This oven is especially designed to heat. It is not designed for industrial or laboratory use. 16. 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. 17. Do not store or use this appliance outdoors. 18. Do not use this oven near water, in a wet basement or near a swimming pool. 19. The temperature of accessible surfaces may be high when the appliance is operating. Keep cord away from heated surface, and do not cover any events on the oven. 20. Do not let cord hang over edge of table or counter. 21. 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. 22. 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. 23. Microwave heating of beverages can result in delayed eruptive boiling, therefore take care when handling the container. 3 To Reduce the Risk of Injury to Persons Grounding Installation DANGER Electric Shock Hazard Touching some of the internal components can cause serious personal injury or death. Do not disassemble this appliance. WARNING Electric Shock Hazard Improper use of the grounding can result in electric shock. Do not plug into an outlet until appliance is properly installed and grounded. This appliance must be grounded. In the event of an electrical short circuit, grounding reduces the risk of electric shock by providing an escape wire for the electric current. This appliance is equipped with a cord having a grounding wire with a grounding plug. The plug must be plugged into an outlet that is properly installed and grounded. Consult a qualified electrician or serviceman if the grounding instructions are not completely understood or if doubt exists as to whether the appliance is properly grounded. If it is necessary to use an extension cord , use only a 3-wire extension cord. CLEANING Be sure to disconnect the oven from the power supply. 1. Clean the inside of the oven after using with a slightly damp cloth. 2. Clean the accessories in the usual way in soapy water. 3. The door frame and seal and neighbouring parts must be cleaned carefully with a damp cloth when they are dirty. 1. A short power-supply cord is provided to reduce the risks resulting from becoming entangled in or tripping over a longer cord. 2. If a long cord set or extension cord is used: 1)The marked electrical rating of the cord set or extension cord should be at least as great as the electrical rating of the appliance. 2)The extension cord must be a groundingtype 3-wire cord. 3)The long cord should be arranged so that it will not drape over the counter top or tabletop where it can be pulled on by children or tripped over unintentionally. 4 UTENSILS CAUTION Personal Injury Hazard It is hazardous for anyone other than a compentent person to carry out any service or repair operation that involves the removal of a cover which gives protection against exposure to microwave energy. See the instructions on "Materials you can use in microwave oven or to be avoided in microwave oven." There may be certain non-metallic utensils that are not safe to use for microwaving. If in doubt, you can test the utensil in question following the procedure below. Utensil Test: 1. Fill a microwave-safe container with 1 cup of cold water (250ml) along with the utensil in question. 2. Cook on maximum power for 1 minute. 3. Carefully feel the utensil. If the empty utensil is warm, do not use it for microwave cooking. 4. Do not exceed 1 minute cooking time. Materials you can use in microwave oven Utensils Remarks Aluminum foil Browning dish Dinnerware Glass jars Glassware Oven cooking bags Paper plates and cups Paper towels Parchment paper Plastic Plastic wrap Thermometers Wax paper Shielding only. Small smooth pieces can be used to cover thin parts of meat or poultry to prevent overcooking. Arcing can occur if foil is too close to oven walls. The foil should be at least 1 inch (2.5cm) away from oven walls. Follow manufacturer’s instructions. The bottom of browning dish must be at least 3/16 inch (5mm) above the turntable. Incorrect usage may cause the turntable to break. Microwave-safe only. Follow manufacturer's instructions. Do not use cracked or chipped dishes. Always remove lid. Use only to heat food until just warm. Most glass jars are not heat resistant and may break. Heat-resistant oven glassware only. Make sure there is no metallic trim. Do not use cracked or chipped dishes. Follow manufacturer’s instructions. Do not close with metal tie. Make slits to allow steam to escape. Use for short–term cooking/warming only. Do not leave oven unattended while cooking. Use to cover food for reheating and absorbing fat. Use with supervision for a short-term cooking only. Use as a cover to prevent splattering or a wrap for steaming. Microwave-safe only. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions. Should be labeled "Microwave Safe". Some plastic containers soften, as the food inside gets hot. "Boiling bags" and tightly closed plastic bags should be slit, pierced or vented as directed by package. Microwave-safe only. Use to cover food during cooking to retain moisture. Do not allow plastic wrap to touch food. Microwave-safe only (meat and candy thermometers). Use as a cover to prevent splattering and retain moisture. 5 Materials to be avoided in microwave oven Utensils Remarks Aluminum tray Food carton with metal handle Metal or metaltrimmed utensils Metal twist ties Paper bags Plastic foam Wood May cause arcing. Transfer food into microwave-safe dish. May cause arcing. Transfer food into microwave-safe dish. Metal shields the food from microwave energy. Metal trim may cause arcing. May cause arcing and could cause a fire in the oven. May cause a fire in the oven. Plastic foam may melt or contaminate the liquid inside when exposed to high temperature. Wood will dry out when used in the microwave oven and may split or crack. SETTING UP YOUR OVEN Names of Oven Parts and Accessories Remove the oven and all materials from the carton and oven cavity. Your oven comes with the following accessories: Glass tray 1 Turntable ring assembly 1 Instruction Manual 1 F E C D A B A) Control panel B) Turntable shaft C) Turntable ring assembly D) Glass tray E) Observation window F) Door assembly G) Safety interlock system G Shut off oven power if the door is opened during operation. 6 Turntable Installation a. Never place the glass tray upside down. The glass tray should never be restricted. b. Both glass tray and turntable ring assembly must always be used during cooking. c. All food and containers of food are always placed on the glass tray for cooking. d. If glass tray or turntable ring assembly cracks or breaks, contact your nearest authorized service center. Hub (underside) Glass tray Turntable shaft Turntable ring assembly Countertop Installation Remove all packing material and accessories. Examine the oven for any damage such as dents or broken door. Do not install if oven is damaged. Cabinet: Remove any protective film found on the microwave oven cabinet surface. Do not remove the light brown Mica cover that is attached to the oven cavity to protect the magnetron. Installation 1. (3) Blocking the intake and/or outlet openings can damage the oven. (4) Place the oven as far away from radios and TV as possible. Operation of microwave oven may cause interference to your radio or TV reception. 2. Plug your oven into a standard household outlet. Be sure the voltage and the frequency is the same as the voltage and the frequency on the rating label. Select a level surface that provide enough open space for the intake and/or outlet vents. 12 inch(30cm) 3.0 inch(7.5cm) OPEN 3.0 inch(7.5cm) A minimum clearance of 3.0 inches (7.5cm) is required between the oven and any adjacent walls. One side must be open. (1) Leave a minimum clearance of 12 inches (30cm) above the oven. (2) Do not remove the legs from the bottom of the oven. 7 WARNING: Do not install oven over a range cooktop or other heat-producing appliance. If installed near or over a heat source, the oven could be damaged and the warranty would be void. Operation Instructions 1. Clock Setting When the microwave oven is electrified, the LED will display "0:00". The input time should be within 0:00--23:59; Example: To set 12:12 . (1) Press the " " button, the hour figures will flash, and the indicator for clock " " will light. (2) Press the number buttons of "1","2","1","2" in order. (3) Press " " to finish clock setting. The indicator for clock " " will go out, ":" will flash, and the time will light. Note: In the process of clock setting, if " Stop/Clear " is pressed or if there is no operation within 1 minute, the oven will go back to the previous status automatically. 2. Microwave Cooking Select different microwave power level and set cooking time as you wish. There are five power levels available for choosing. Refer to Chart 1. The maximum microwave cooking time is 99 minutes and 99 seconds. Keep on pressing " Microwave " to choose the power wished. Microwave Power Chart Press "Microwave" Microwave Power Display Once 100% Twice 80% Thrice 50% 4 times 30% 5 times 10% Example: Choose 50% power for cooking 10 minutes. (1) Press " Microwave " thrice, " " and " " will light. (2) Press the numeral buttons of "1", "0", "0", "0" in order; (3) Press " Start/Express Cook " to start cooking, the time will count down. ":", " " and " " will flash. 3. Speedy Cooking: When the unit is in waiting state, the press on " Start/Express Cook " can start cooking at 30 seconds with 100% microwave power. Each additional press will increase the cooking time by 30 seconds until the accrued time reaches 1 minute 30 seconds or less. By then, each press will increase cooking time by 1 minute, the maximum cooking time is 12 minutes. 8 Example: Set 3 minutes speedy cooking: (1) Press " Start/Express Cook " once to start cooking, LED will display "0:30", " " and " " will light. (2) Press " Start/Express Cook " again for 4 times, the cooking time will be 3 minutes. 4. Defrost by Weight Example: Defrost beef of 500g: (1) Press " ", LED will display "dEF1", " " and " " will light. (2) Press "5", "0", "0" in order, "g" will light, the range of defrosting weight is 100g-2000g. (3) Press " Start/Express Cook " to start defrosting, "g" will go out, " " and " " will flash. 5. Speedy Defrost Example: Defrost beef of 500g (1) Press " Speed Defrost ", LED will display "dEF2", " " and " " will light. (2) Press "5" "0" "0" in order, "g" will light, the range of defrosting weight is 100g-1200g. (3) Press " Start/Express Cook " to start defrosting, "g" will go out, " " and " " will flash. 6. Auto Menu Cooking The numeral pads 1—9 are matching with nine different subjects respectively; Pad Display Cook Pad 1 Reheat 2 3 Display Cook Pad Display Cook 4 Meat 7 Pizza Vegetable 5 Pasta 8 Soup Fish 6 Potato 9 Porridge Example: Cook vegetable of 350g: (1) Press " Vegetable " button, " " and " " will light. (2) Press " Vegetable " button twice to choose weight, LED will display "350", "g", " " and " " will light. (3) Press " Start/Express Cook " to start cooking, "g" will go out, time counts down, " " and " " will flash. 7. Inquiring Function (1) In one stage cooking state, press " Microwave ", the current microwave power will be displayed for 3 seconds. After three seconds, the oven will turn back to the former state; (2) In pre-set state, press " " to inquire the time for delay start cooking. The pre-set time will flash for 2-3 seconds, then the oven will turn back to the clock display. (3) In cooking state, press " " to check the current time. It is displayed for 2-3 seconds and then turn back to waiting states. 9 Refer to chart 2 for the automatic menu procedure: Chart 2: Menu A-1 Auto Reheat A-2 Vegetable A-3 Fish A-4 Meat A-5 Pasta A-6 Potato A-7 Pizza A-8 Soup A-9 Porridge Weight(g) Press Times 150 Once 250 Twice 350 Thrice 400 4 times 150 Once 350 Twice 500 Thrice 150 Once 250 Twice 350 Thrice 400 4 times 450 5 times 150 Once 300 Twice 450 Thrice 600 4 times 50(with cold water 450g) Once 100(with cold water 800g) Twice 150(with cold water 1200g) Thrice 1(approximately 200g) Once 2(approximately 400g) Twice 3(approximately 600g) Thrice 1(approximately 80g) Once 2(approximately 160g) Twice 3(approximately 250g) Thrice 500 Once 750 Twice 1000 Thrice 550 Once 1100 Twice 10 Display 8. Multi-section cooking At most 2 sections can be set for cooking. In multi-section cooking, if one section is defrosting, then defrosting will be placed in the first stage automatically. Note: Auto cooking cannot work in the multi-section cooking. Example: if you want to cook with 100% microwave power for 5 minutes +80% microwave power for 10 minutes. The cooking steps are as following: (1) Press "Microwave" once to choose 100% microwave,now "P100" is displayed; (2) Press number keys "5","0","0" to set the cooking time; (3) Press "Microwave" twice to choose 80% microwave power, "P80" is displayed; (4) Press number keys "1","0","0","0" to set the cooking time; (5) Press "Start/Express Cook" to start cooking. 9. Delay Start Example: to start cooking at 12:12. (1) Set the clock first. (Consult the instruction of clock setting.) (2) Set the cooking program wanted;Defrost program cannot be set here. (3) Press " " to display the current clock. The hour figures flash: (4) Press "1", "2", '1", '2"; (5) Press " Start/ Express Cook" to confirm the setting. The unit will turn back to the clock state. (6) Cooks begin when the time arrives. Note: (1) If the setting is not within the range 0:00–23:59, the setting will be invalid; (2) In the process of setting, if " Stop/Clear " is pressed or there is no operation within 1 minute, the unit will go back to the previous state automatically; (3) The clock must be set before the delay start cooking. If the pre-set cooking has not been programmed and only time to start cooking is set, the whole set will be regarded as an alarm clock setting and 5 beeps will be sound when the pre-set time is reached. 10. Lock-out Function for Children Lock: In waiting state, press " Stop/Clear " for 3 seconds, there will be a long beep denoting entering into the children-lock state and LED will display " ". Lock quitting: In locked state, press " Stop/Clear " for 3 seconds, there will be a long "beep" denoting that the lock is released. 11. Cooking End Reminding Function When cooking ends, there will be 5 beeps which is reminding the completion of cooking. 12. Display Specification (1) In waiting state, LED will display clock and " : " will flash. (2) In function setting state, LED will display the related setting. (3) In the operation and suspending state, LED will display the residual cooking time. 11 Trouble shooting It is forbidden to run the unit without any food inside. It is very dangerous. This Appliance has a 2 year replacement guarantee offered by BLACK & DECKER AUSTRALIA and BLACK & DECKER NEW ZEALAND Please refer to the enclosed guarantee card.