Electric Water Kettle Model #277 Operating Instructions Warranty 1500W/120V~/60Hz IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should always be taken, including the following: 1. READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS. 2. Do not touch hot surfaces. Use handles or knobs. 3. To protect against fire, electric shock and injury to persons, DO NOT IMMERSE CORD, PLUG, OR POWER BASE UNIT in water or other liquids. 4. Close supervision is necessary when any appliance is used by or near children. 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 appliances by a person responsible for their safety. 5. Unplug from outlet when not in use and before cleaning. Allow to cool before putting on or taking off parts, and before cleaning the appliance. 6. Do not use harsh abrasives, caustic cleaners or oven cleaners when cleaning this appliance. 7. Do not operate any appliance with a damaged cord or plug, or after the appliance malfunctions, or has been damaged in any manner. Return appliance to the nearest authorized service facility for examination, repair, or adjustment. 8. The use of accessory attachments not recommended by Capresso may result in fire, electric shock, or injury to persons. 9. Do not use outdoors. 10. Always use the appliance on a dry level surface. 11. Do not let the cord hang over the edge of a table or counter, or touch hot surfaces. 12. Do not place on or near a hot gas or electric burner, or in a heated oven. 13. Do not leave the appliance unattended when in use. 14. Always fill the kettle first, then set the appliance onto the power base, and finally plug cord into outlet. To disconnect, remove kettle from Power Base, then remove plug from wall outlet. 15. Do not use this appliance for other than intended use. 16. Always make sure that lid is closed during operation. Scalding may occur when lid is open during operation. 17. To avoid scalding, never fill pot above the "MAX" line marking on the kettle. 18. Extreme caution must be used when moving the kettle containing hot water. FOR HOUSEHOLD USE ONLY SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS SPECIAL CORD SET INSTRUCTIONS 1. A short power supply cord is provided to reduce the risk of becoming entangled in or tripping over a long cord. 2. Longer extension cords are available and may be used if care is exercised in their use. 3. If an extension cord is used, a. the marked electrical rating of the extension cord should be at least as great as the electrical rating of the appliance, and b. the longer cord should be arranged so that it will not drape over the countertop or tabletop where it can be pulled on by children or tripped over. 2. Electric Water Kettle IMPORTANT Open lid (A) at a 90º angle, when pouring all of the water at once into another container. This way hot steam will be diverted away from the hand holding the handle (D). Hinged Lid Spout with removable scale filter (do not try to remove lid!) Push button release Stay cool handle Water level window with MIN/MAX markings On/Off switch with indicator light Power base with plug and cord Caution: Handle kettle carefully, the metal housing will become hot during and after heating! 3. Welcome and Thank You Thank you for choosing the Capresso H2O Steel Electric Water Kettle. The Capresso water kettle boils water faster, safer and more energy efficiently than your stovetop. Water heats quickly, when it reaches boiling it shuts itself off. The Capresso water kettle is easy to operate. The universal power base is ideal for left or right hand use. How To Contact Jura Capresso / Customer Service Should you require further information or if particular problems occur that are not covered in this manual, please • CALL our toll free HELP LINE: 1-800-767-3554 Monday-Thursday 8AM to 9PM, Friday 8AM to 8PM and Saturday 9AM to 5PM Eastern Time Zone. Feel free to call at any time. If you are connected to our voicemail, PLEASE DO NOT HANG UP. Leave your name, telephone number and time to call back. Please leave the name or model number of your Capresso product, in this case it is H2O Steel, Model #277. • FAX us at 1-201-767-9684 • E-MAIL us at firstname.lastname@example.org • VISIT our website at www.capresso.com • WRITE to Jura Capresso Inc., Customer Service P.O. Box 775, Closter, NJ 07624 Ordering Parts & Accessories • Please go to our website www.capresso.com to register your product and to order any additional parts and accessories. PLEASE DON'T! • Never boil water while the lid is open. Hot steam may cause injuries and may damage wooden panels in your kitchen. • Never try to remove the lid. • Before opening the lid make sure the water is not boiling. • Never fill kettle with anything but water. • Do not add instant soups or any other soluble to the kettle. • Do not use the kettle to thaw food of any kind. • Do not use the kettle to make sauces or to melt cheese, butter or any other items. • Never immerse the kettle in any liquid. Never put kettle or base in the dishwasher. BEFORE USING FOR THE FIRST TIME Read all Important Safeguards and Operating Instructions before using this kettle. Discard the first filling of boiling water to remove any dust and residues from the manufacturing process. TO BOIL WATER 1. Remove kettle from base. 2. Push the button on the handle and the lid opens itself. DO NOT bend lid past its opening point or try to remove! 3. Fill with the desired amount of fresh cold water. The kettle has minimum and maximum markings. Never under fill or overfill the kettle. CAUTION / DANGEROUS: Never fill above the MAX line. If you fill above the max line, boiling water will push out of the pouring spout. This can cause severe injuries and burns. 4. Close lid and ensure it is locked into place. NOTE: If kettle is hot, use plastic oval on lid for fingers so they do not get burned while closing the lid. 4. 5. Place kettle on Power Base. 6. Plug cord into outlet. 7. Gently push the On/Off switch downwards into the ON position. The blue indicator light will turn on and the kettle begins to heat water. The warmer the water becomes the more you will hear the noise of the water heating up. 8. When the water comes to a boil the kettle will turn off automatically, the ON switch will jump up and the indicator light will shut off. 9. Lift kettle from base and pour water out slowly. 10. Replace kettle back onto base. Turning the Kettle Off There are two ways to turn off the kettle: 1. During operation, push the On/Off button upwards to the OFF position. 2. During operation, lift the kettle off the base. This will turn off the kettle. If you remove the kettle during heating – before Auto Shut-Off – the blue indicator light will turn off but the switch will stay in the ON position. If you place the kettle back on the power base, the light will turn on again, indicating that heating continues. You can always push the switch upward to the complete OFF position. Helpful Hints: • Never try to boil water with the lid open. • Do not leave water standing in the kettle. Discard unused water. • If the kettle is "ON" without water, the kettle will automatically turn off (the blue indicator light will turn off, but the switch will NOT jump back). Push the control upward to the complete OFF position. Dry Boil Shut-Off Protection If you turn the kettle on without water in the kettle, the heater will shut off after a few seconds. Allow the kettle to cool down before filling with water. The thermostat will reset after a few minutes and you can place the kettle filled with water back on the base to begin heating. Cleaning • Always unplug cord of power base before cleaning. • Make sure kettle is cold. • Removable scale filter located in the spout can be pulled up and out for cleaning. Run the filter under hot water and rub with a cleaning cloth or brush. • Clean the exterior surface with a clean, damp, soft cloth. • Never use abrasive cleaners, steel wool, chemical cleaners or scouring agents to clean the kettle. • Rinse out kettle and wipe dry with a soft, lint-free cloth. Attention: • Over time the stainless steel inside of the kettle may change color slightly. This is caused by the intense heat of the heating element, especially if the kettle was turned on repeatedly without water. This will not diminish the performance of the kettle in any way. • If your water has a high calcium content, calcium deposits might dull the inside. Follow the instruction below for decalcification. 5. Decalcification Hard water can leave calcium spots inside the kettle that can slow down boiling time. Use a commercial descaling agent, like Capresso Cleaning Solution and follow the instructions that come with the agent. NOTE: Make sure kettle is cold. Use of Capresso Cleaning Solution Dissolve 1 oz (28 g) of Capresso Cleaning Solution with 32 oz (1 L) of water and pour mixture into kettle. Allow mixture to sit inside the kettle for 20-30 minutes. Pour water and Cleaning Solution out and rinse the kettle 2-3 times with fresh, clean water. DO NOT heat the kettle while descaling with Capresso Cleaning Solution. Use of Vinegar You can also use white vinegar to descale the inside. Fill the kettle with 2 cups of water (16 oz) and add 6 tablespoons of white vinegar. Bring to a boil. Discard the solution and repeat if necessary. Rinse the kettle once or twice with fresh cold water. Limited One-Year Warranty This warranty covers your CAPRESSO machine, model #277 H2O Steel Electric Water Kettle. The model # can be found on the bottom of the machine. This warranty is in effect for one year from the date of the first consumer purchase. This warranty covers all defects in materials or workmanship (parts and labor). This warranty does not cover: • Any machine not purchased from an Authorized JURA CAPRESSO Dealer. • Commercial use of machine. • Damage caused by accident, abuse, negligence, misuse, improper operation or failure to follow instructions contained in this manual. • Damaged caused by neglecting and omitting maintenance, cleaning and decalcifying. • Any service or alteration performed by an unauthorized person, company, or association. Other limitations and exclusions: Any implied warranties including fitness for use and merchantability are limited in duration to the period of the express warranty set forth above and no person is authorized to assume for JURA CAPRESSO any other liability in connection with the sale of the machine. JURA CAPRESSO expressly disclaims liability for incidental and consequential damages caused by the machine. The term “incidental damages” refers to the loss of the original purchasers’ time, loss of the use of the machine or other costs relating to the care and custody of the machine. The term “consequential damages” refers to the cost of repairing or replacing other property which is damaged when this machine does not work properly. The remedies provided under this warranty are exclusive and in lieu of all others. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state Jura Capresso Customer Service: Capresso H2O Steel, Model #277 Product Registration Please go to our website www.capresso.com to register your product. Your information will help us to better serve you. 6. Customer Service 1-800-767-3554 Mon-Thu 8AM – 9PM • Fri 8AM – 8PM • Sat 9AM – 5PM Eastern Time Zone email: email@example.com Jura Capresso Inc. 81 Ruckman Road, Closter, NJ 07624 201-767-3999 • Fax: 201-767-9684 Website: www.capresso.com 7.
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