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Defy 600 MSE - DBO 455 Owner`s manual
OWNER’S
MANUAL
SLIMLINE
MULTIFUNCTION
BUILT-IN OVENS
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Part Number 068 519
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Introduction
Unpacking
Owners responsibility
Cupboard design
Electrical installation
Safety advice
Under-counter installation
Eye level installation
The control panel
Automatic oven timer / clock
Multifunction oven
Multifunction oven - operation
Fan only - defrosting
Static oven - traditional baking
Fan assisted oven
Thermofan oven
Turbo grilling
Conventional grilling
Control panel cooling fan
Solid plate care guide
Solid plates
Ceran smooth top
Maintenance
Cleaning
Care guide for Stainless steel
Do’s and Don’ts
Defy Service Centres
Warranty
Notes
Features
Introduction
Congratulations on the purchase of this
quality appliance.
We trust that you will enjoy many years of
trouble free use.
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Please read these instructions carefully
before using the appliance.
This manual
will provide you with
information on how to operate and care
for your appliance in order that you gain
the maximum benefit from it.
Unpacking
• Remove all packing from the oven
cavity and position the accessories.
• Ensure that packaging material is
disposed of in a responsible manner and
that plastic bags are cut up to prevent
children playing with them and
accidentally suffocating.
• If the appliance is damaged in any way,
do not use it. Report the damage to your
dealer, who will take the necessary
corrective action.
Owner’s responsibility
Since the following are not factory
faults,
they
are
the
owner’s
responsibility.
• Damage to exterior finish.
• Breakage
of glass and
other
components.
• Replacement of the light bulb.
• Damage through improper use or
installation of the appliance.
• Damage
caused by moving the
appliance.
Cupboard design
• Your Defy oven is designed to give you
years of trouble free service, however it
is important that it be correctly
installed.
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Cooking
appliances
generate
considerable heat. The layout and
materials of the mounting cabinet
should
take
account
of
the
characteristics of the oven.
Surfaces immediately adjacent to the
oven should be able to withstand
temperatures of up to 100°C without
delaminating or discolouring.
Overhanging doors above the oven may
be subjected to heat as well as
condensation if very moist foods are
being cooked.
Electrical installation
This appliance must be earthed and the
manufacturer and the seller do not accept
responsibility for any damage due to
incorrect
installation
or
electrical
connection.
This appliance should not be connected
through an earth leakage system.
Refer to S.A.N.S.10142
Support the oven in front of the aperture
and make the electrical connection before
installing. This will ensure enough cable
length for subsequent servicing.
Connection to the power supply
The connection must be carried out by a
licensed electrician, who will ensure that
the oven is correctly connected and safely
earthed. The rated current is printed on the
serial number label attached to the oven
side trim.
The appliance must be connected to the
mains through a double pole isolating
switch which has a minimum clearance
between the contacts of 3 mm. in both
poles.
A means for disconnection must be
provided in the fixed wiring.
Safety advice
This section contains safety instructions that will
help you avoid risk of injury and damage. All
warranties will become void if you do not follow
these instructions.
General safety
• 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 the 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.
• Connect the appliance to an earthed outlet/line
protected by a fuse of suitable capacity. Have the
earth installation made by a qualified electrician.
Our company shall not be liable for any
problems arising due to the appliance not being
earthed in accordance with the local regulations.
• If the supply cord is damaged, it must be
replaced by the manufacturer, its service agent or
similar qualified persons in order to avoid a
hazard.
• Do not operate the appliance if it is defective or
has any visible damage.
• Do not carry out any repairs or modifications on
the appliance.
• Never wash down the appliance with water!
There is the risk of electric shock!
• Never use the appliance when your judgment or
coordination is impaired by the use of alcohol
and/or drugs.
• The appliance must be disconnected from the
mains during installation, maintenance, cleaning
and repair procedures.
• Be careful when using alcoholic drinks in your
dishes. Alcohol evaporates at high temperatures
and may cause a fire since it can ignite when it
comes into contact with hot surfaces.
• Do not heat closed tins and glass jars in the oven.
The pressure that would build up in the tin/jar
may cause it to burst.
Figures in this manual are schematic
and may not match your appliance
exactly.
DANGER
Risk of scalding by hot steam!
Take care when opening the oven
door as steam may escape.
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• Do not place baking trays, dishes or aluminium
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foil directly onto the bottom of the oven. The
heat accumulation might damage the bottom of
the oven.
Keep all ventilation slots clear of obstructions.
The appliance may be hot when it is in use.
Never touch the hot burners, inner sections of
the oven or heaters etc.
Always use heat resistant oven gloves when
putting in or removing dishes from the hot oven.
Do not use the appliance with the front door
glass removed or cracked.
The rear surface of the oven gets hot when it is
in use. Make sure that the electrical connection
does not come into contact with the rear surface
as connections may get damaged.
Do not trap the mains cable between the oven
door and frame and do not route it over hot
surfaces as the cable insulation may melt and
cause a fire as a result of a short circuit.
Make sure that the function knobs are switched
off after every use.
When using gas, ensure that the room is well
ventilated.
Always keep children and infirm persons away
from the appliance when it is in use.
Only use the appliance for preparing food.
Use a deep pan, large enough to cover the
appropriate burner.
Always dry food thoroughly before placing it in
hot oil or fat. Frozen food in particular will spit
and splatter if added too quickly.
Never fill the pan more than one third full of fat
or oil.
Never heat fat or fry with a lid on the pan.
Do not fry too much food at once. This lowers
the temperature of the oil or fat and results in
fatty foods.
Do not leave hot fat or oil unattended. If
overheating occurs, these could catch fire.
Do not store flammable items in the oven.
Always keep the oven door gasket clean.
WARNING Hot surfaces may cause
burns! Do not touch the hot surfaces
of the appliance. Use oven gloves.
Keep children away from the
appliance.
DANGER Risk of fire by overheated
oil! When heating oil, do not leave it
unattended. Never try to extinguish a
fire with water! When oil has caught
fire, immediately cover the pot or pan
with a lid. Switch off the hob if safe to
do so and phone the fire service.
WARNING Hot surfaces may cause
burns! Do not touch the hot surfaces
of the appliance. Use oven gloves.
Keep children away from the
appliance.
Figures in this manual are schematic
and may not match your appliance
exactly.
DANGER
Risk of scalding by hot steam!
Take care when opening the oven
door as steam may escape.
DANGER Risk of fire by overheated
oil! When heating oil, do not leave it
unattended. Never try to extinguish a
fire with water! When oil has caught
fire, immediately cover the pot or pan
with a lid. Switch off the hob if safe to
do so and phone the fire service.
Under-counter oven installation.
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Note: The oven cavity must vent through the front only. Avoid gaps between the
cavity sides and the underside of the worktop.
Insert the oven into the cupboard.
Open the door to expose the fixing holes in the side trims.
Secure the oven by 4 countersunk screws (fasteners are not supplied ).
The hob should be installed in a ventilated cupboard fitted with a sturdy worktop .
Secure the hob using the fixing brackets provided.
CUPBOARD APERTURE FOR MODEL 600MSU
Worktop
32mm - 48mm thick
Datum
+3
100 _
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6
Vent
gap
at
front
only
900
Top filler piece
Aperture
590 H x 565 W x 570 D
+3
590 _
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Aperture
(210)
Typical section showing
ventilation requirements.
Floor
+3 Aperture
565 _
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Note: Hob installation for under-counter oven.
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Hobs have their own dedicated owner’s manual, detailing installation and
operating instructions.
Do not discard the hob packaging before first retrieving this manual.
Defy Slimline under-counter ovens may be installed at eye level if so
desired.
A wiring extension kit is available from the nearest Defy Service Centre.
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Eye-level oven installation.
CUPBOARD APERTURE FOR MODEL 600 MSE
+3
60 _
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590 _+3
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Aperture
590 H x 565 W x 570 D
Aperture
Typical section showing
ventilation requirements.
+3
565 _
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+3
900 _
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Aperture
Above floor
level
Floor
The Control Panel.
MODEL 600 MSE
EYE-LEVEL OVEN
MODEL 600 MSU
UNDER-COUNTER OVEN
MULTI FUNCTION SELECTOR
DEFROST - FAN ONLY
LEFT PLATES
CLOCK / TIMER
RIGHT PLATES
STATIC OVEN
OVEN
THERMOSTAT
FAN ASSISTED OVEN
THERMOFAN OVEN
TURBO GRILL
CONVENTIONAL GRILL
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MULTI FUNCTION SELECTOR
The oven thermostat is marked at 70°C. When set to this position the oven may
be used to keep food warm.
Automatic oven timer / clock.
1 = MINUTE MINDER
2 = COOKING PERIOD
3 = STOP TIME
4 = MANUAL CONTROL
5 = SUBTRACT TIME
6 = ADD TIME
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Setting the time of day
• When the power is first connected (or after a power failure), the clock display will flash
00.00.
• To set the clock, press button 4
• Within 4 seconds, press button 5 or 6 until the correct time of day is displayed
• Release the buttons. The clock is now set.
• Please note that the clock has a 24 hour display.
• For example 3.00 PM will be displayed as 15.00.
Minute minder
• Suppose that you wish to time the boiling of a 5 minute egg.
• First boil the water.
• Press button 1. The display will show 00.00.
• Press button 6 until the display shows 00.05.
• Release the buttons and place the egg in the boiling water. The countdown begins and the
display will again show the time of day.
• After 5 minutes the timer will emit an electronic tone. To cancel the tone, press any of
the buttons (except 5and 6).
Note:
• During the operation of the minute minder, the remaining time may be displayed by
pushing button 1.
• The minute minder can be used simultaneously and independent of any automatic control
programme.
• The display will always revert to the time of day after any programme has been set.
Autobake (switching the oven on and off automatically)
Autobake is intended for dishes such as roasts and casseroles. These are not affected by a
waiting period in a cold oven.
• Prepare your meal and place it in the oven.
• Set the cooking period required by pressing button 2 and then 6 until the desired period
is displayed.
• Set the stop time by pushing buttons 3 and then 6 until the desired stop time is displayed.
• Release the buttons and the clock will again display the time of day.
• The word AUTO will light up on the clock display.
• Set the multifunction selector to the desired function.
• Now set the oven thermostat to the desired temperature setting.
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Autobake (Switching the oven on and off automatically) continued.
The automatic control will automatically switch the oven on and the
symbol will light
up in the clock display.
Cooking will commence at the selected temperature and for the selected cooking period.
The oven will automatically switch off at the selected stop time and emit an electronic tone
for about one minute
The volume of tone may be adjusted while it is on, by pressing button 5.
To cancel the tone, press any of the buttons except 5 and 6.
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The word AUTO will flash until button 4 is pressed and manual control is restored.
Return the multifunction selector to the OFF position.
The oven thermostat must be turned to the OFF position in an anticlockwise direction.
Example:
Suppose the time of day is now 13h00. The food needs cooking for 2 hours at 180°C and it
should be ready to serve at 18h00. Here’s what to do.
• Ensure the clock is set to the correct time of day, 13.00.
• Press buttons 2 and 6 until 02.00 is displayed.
• Press buttons 3 and 6 until 18.00 is displayed.
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• Set the oven thermostat to 180°C and the multifunction selector to
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Do not use the Autobake function for cooking periods that are less than 60 minutes.
Switching the oven off automatically
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Set the multifunction selector and oven thermostat to
the required settings.
Press and hold button 2. The clock will display 00.00.
Press button 6 to select the cooking time
Release the buttons and the clock will again display the 1
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4
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6
time of day .
The word AUTO and the cook symbol will light up in the display.
After the oven will switch off automatically and emit an electronic tone for about one
minute. ( 4 beeps every 3 seconds )
The word AUTO will flash until button 4 is pressed and manual control is restored.
Return the multi function selector to OFF
The oven thermostat must be turned to the OFF position in an anticlockwise direction.
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Important
If the Automatic start and or stop functions are not required, the clock must be set to
manual mode. Unless this is done, the oven will not work. Press button 4.
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Multifunction oven
The Defy multifunction oven features 6 distinct cooking functions. (described below)
These functions may be selected by turning the multifunction selector knob until the
required function symbol is displayed at the top of the knob bezel.
Symbol
Function
1 Defrosting Only the fan is used. No heat is generated.
• In this mode the fan at the back of the oven will circulate
air at room temperature, substantially reducing the
defrosting period required for frozen food.
2 Static Oven The bottom and top heat elements are used
• Use the static oven mode for traditional baking and
roasting.
• Pre-heating of the oven is recommended
3 Fan Assisted Oven The fan plus the bottom and top heat
elements are used
• Use the fan assisted oven mode for traditional baking and
roasting where a more even heat distribution is required.
• Pre-heating of the oven is not necessary.
4 Thermofan Oven The fan plus the element surrounding
the fan is used
• Registered by Defy in 1978, Thermofan cooking differs
from conventional cooking in that it uses the principle of
forced convection within the oven.
• The advantages are:
• Both baking trays may be used at the same time.
• Different dishes can be cooked simultaneously without
flavour or aroma transfer. Hence fish, meat and cakes can
be baked at the same time.
• The oven door may be opened any time for inspection
purposes without risk.
• By circulating hot air around the food, spit-roast chickens
may be done without using a rotisserie.
• Cooking is done at slightly lower temperatures, reducing
splatter and electricity consumption.
5 Turbo Grill The fan plus the grill element are used
• This mode is recommended to reduce shrinkage when
grilling meat or fish.
6 Grill Only the grill element is used
• This mode is recommended for conventional grilling such
as toasted cheese sandwitches.
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Element selection
Multifunction oven– Operation
WARNING: Under no circumstances should the bottom bake element be
covered with aluminium foil. Nor should a pan or tray be positioned
directly above the bake element.
Doing so would reflect the heat from the bake element downwards. Heat to the
oven would be restricted and overheating of the space below the element
would result in damage to the oven enamel.
1 Fan only Used for defrosting
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Set the multifunction knob to fan only. In this mode the fan at the back of the oven will
circulate air at room temperature, substantially reducing the defrosting period required for
frozen food.
2 Static Oven Used for traditional baking
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Use the wire shelf only. Remove the baking trays during baking in static mode as they are
to be used for Thermofan baking only.
Set the multifunction selector to static oven and the oven thermostat to the required
temperature. The indicator light will glow and remain on until the oven has reached the
selected temperature.
When the indicator light switches off, the food should be placed in the oven.
During cooking the indicator light will cycle on and off as the oven thermostat maintains
the selected temperature.
After completion, return the multifunction selector and the oven thermostat to the OFF
position in an anti-clockwise direction.
Baking guide
• Bake on a wire shelf only. The recommended position is
shown on the right.
• Place the food halfway between the back of the oven and
the door.
• Do not open the oven door until at least two thirds of the
baking time has elapsed.
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3 Fan assisted oven For traditional baking & even heat distribution
• Use the wire shelves only. Remove the baking trays during fan assisted mode as they are to
be used for Thermofan baking only.
• Set the multifunction selector to fan assisted oven and the oven thermostat to the
required temperature. The indicator light will glow and remain on until the oven has reached
the selected temperature.
• No preheating is necessary and the food can be placed in the oven immediately.
• During cooking the indicator light will cycle on and off as the oven thermostat maintains the
selected temperature.
• After completion, return the multifunction selector and the oven thermostat to the OFF
position in an anticlockwise direction.
Baking guide
• Cooking / baking is done at slightly lower temperatures than in the
static mode.
• Baking may be done on two wire shelves simultaneously.
• The recommended shelf positions are shown on the right.
• Place the food halfway between the back of the oven and the door.
• Do not open the oven door until at least half of the baking time has
elapsed.
4 Thermofan oven
Registered by Defy in 1978, Thermofan cooking differs from conventional cooking in that it
uses the principle of forced convection within the oven. The advantages are:
1. All the trays may be used at the same time.
2. Different dishes can be cooked simultaneously without flavour or aroma transfer. Hence
fish, meat and cakes can be baked at the same time.
3. The oven door may be opened any time for inspection purposes without risking a flop.
4. By circulating hot air around the food, spit-roast chickens may be done without using a
rotisserie.
5. Cooking is done at slightly lower temperatures, saving electricity and reducing splatter.
Baking
• Thermofan ovens are supplied with two baking trays and two wire shelves to support the
trays. The position of the shelves will be determined by the size of the items to be baked.
Ideally, unused trays and shelves should be left in position to optimise airflow in the oven.
If desired, an additional tray and shelf may be purchased from the nearest Defy Parts Centre
so that baking may be done on three trays simultaneously.
• Set the multifunction selector to Thermofan oven and the oven thermostat to the required
temperature.
• The indicator light will glow and remain on until the oven has reached the selected
temperature. When the indicator light switches off, the food should be placed in the oven.
During baking the indicator light will cycle on and off as the oven thermostat maintains the
selected temperature.
• After completion, return the multifunction selector and the oven thermostat to the OFF
position in an anti-clockwise direction.
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Recommended shelf positions
T/F BAKING
T/F BAKING
T/F ROASTING
TURBO & NORMAL GRILLING
Baking guide
• Thermofan baking may be done on one or two baking trays depending on volume.
• Large items: One or two cake tins may be placed as shown and as close to the door as
possible. If one tin is used , it should be placed centrally left to right .
• Small items: The entire area of each tray may be utilised. Avoid any time delays between
positioning the two trays.
• All ovens extract a certain amount of moisture from the food being cooked. The greater
capacity of the Thermofan oven allows more food to be cooked and thus more moisture
may be released. This is normal and is not detrimental to the food or the oven.
Caution: Thermofan baking relies on good contact between the bottom of the cake tin
and the oven tray. Do not use spring form baking tins with a raised bottom. The
lack of contact will cause the bottom of the cake to be underdone. These tins may be
used on a wire shelf where no insulating air space is created.
5 Turbo grilling. For meat and fish
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The oven door must remain closed when Turbo grilling.
Use only a wire shelf when grilling as the intense heat could warp the baking trays.
Turbo grilling is most suitable for meat as drying out and shrinkage will be reduced.
Set the multifunction knob to turbo grill.
Set the oven thermostat to the grill position.
Pre-heat the grill element for about 5 minutes
Place the food on the grid/roast pan and place this on the wire shelf near to the grill
element.
Monitor the grilling process to avoid burning the food.
Care must be taken not to touch the grill element while handling food in the oven. If
necessary, partially withdraw the shelf to improve access.
After completion, return the multifunction selector and the oven thermostat to the OFF
position in an anticlockwise direction.
WARNING:
ACCESSIBLE PARTS BECOME HOT DURING BAKING AND GRILLING.
ALWAYS USE OVEN GLOVES WHEN HANDLING FOOD IN THE OVEN
AND KEEP CHILDREN WELL AWAY FROM THE PRODUCT WHEN IT IS IN USE.
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6 Conventional grilling.
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The oven door must remain partially open (about 80mm.) when grilling
Use only a wire shelf when grilling as the intense heat could warp the baking tray.
Set the multifunction knob to conventional grill.
Set the oven thermostat to the grill position.
Operating instructions are otherwise the same as those for turbo grilling mentioned
previously.
NOTE
THE OVEN DOOR SHOULD REMAIN CLOSED WHEN TURBO GRILLING
AND REMAIN PARTIALLY OPEN WHEN USING CONVENTIONAL GRILL.
NOTE
THE CONTROL PANEL COOLING FAN PROTECTS THE CONTROLS FROM EXCESSIVE
HEAT WHILE THE OVEN IS WORKING AND WILL CONTINUE TO OPERATE FOR ABOUT
20-35 MINUTES AFTER THE OVEN IS SWITCHED OFF
WARNING: Under no circumstances should the bake element be
covered with aluminium foil. Nor should a pan or tray be positioned
directly above the bake element.
Doing so would reflect the heat from the bake element downwards. Heat
to the oven would be restricted and overheating of the space below the
element would result in damage to the oven enamel.
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Solid plate - care guide
DO
BEFORE USING THE PLATES FOR THE FIRST TIME
SWITCH THEM ON FOR FOUR MINUTES
AT THE HIGHEST SETTING
THIS ALLOWS THE PROTECTIVE COATING
TO BURN IN
DON”T
DO NOT USE ONE POT ON TWO PLATES
DO NOT USE A POT ON AN UNMATCHED PLATE
USE POTS THAT ARE SLIGHTLY
BIGGER THAN THE PLATE
AND THAT HAVE A SMOOTH FLAT BASE
DO NOT USE A POT WITH AN UNEVEN BASE
TO CLEAN THE PLATE - WIPE IT WITH A DAMP
CLOTH OR NYLON SCOURING PAD
DO NOT USE A POT WITH A DIRTY OR WET BASE
SWITCH THE PLATE ON FOR A
SHORT PERIOD TO DRY
TO INHIBIT CORROSION, PERIODICALLY APPLY
SALT-FREE VEGETABLE OIL,
SEWING MACHINE OIL OR
ELECTRICAL HOT-PLATE POLISH,
(AVAILABLE FROM DEFY SERVICE CENTRES)
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TO CONSERVE ENERGYAND AVOID SPILLS
WE RECOMMEND
YOU KEEP A LID ON THE POT.
Solid plates For use with under-counter model 600 MSU
Plate controls
• Select the heat level by turning the relevant plate control knob to the required setting.
• The higher the number selected, the hotter the temperature of the plate will be.
• The plate indicator light will glow when a plate is switched on.
Red dot plates
• Plates featuring a red dot in the centre are high speed, high wattage plates for increased
performance.
• For your safety these plates are fitted with thermal limiters. Should a plate be
accidentally switched on and left unattended, the limiter will reduce the power output of
the plate and minimise the risk of overheating and the possibility of fire.
Caring for Solid Plates
• Before using the plates for the first time, switch them on for about 4 minutes at the
highest setting. This allows the factory applied protective coating to burn in.
• To prevent blotchy discolouration and corrosion, moisture from spatters and spills
should be cleaned off immediately.
• To clean the plates, wipe them with a damp cloth or nylon pad.
• A little liquid detergent may be used.
• Do not use metal scourers or sharp metal objects to clean the plates.
• After cleaning, dry the plates by switching them on for a short while.
• To prevent rust, periodically apply some sewing machine oil or electrical hotplate polish
available from Defy Service Centres.
• Extra attention is required in areas of high humidity or in close proximity to the sea.
Recommendations
• Use only pots with a solid level base. An uneven base can prolong cooking times and
waste energy.
• Use pots with a base diameter slightly larger than the plate. This will ensure even heat
distribution and prevent spillage from dripping onto and staining the hot plate.
• Always cover the pot with a lid. This will conserve energy and minimise spillage.
• Thermal shock could damage the plates. Do not put cold pots on very hot plates.
NOTE: THE WARRANTY DOES NOT COVER THE REPLACEMENT
OR REPAIR OF RUSTED OR CORRODED PLATES.
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Ceran smooth top. For use with under-counter model 600 MSU
Caring for the Ceran hob
• Ceran is a tough, durable material, which provides a beautiful, functional and long lasting
cooking surface. To keep it looking good, it needs to be treated with care and cleaned
regularly.
• Spillage should be wiped off as soon as possible with a damp cloth, preferably while the
hob is still warm.
• Clean the hob with a nylon pad and ‘Smooth top cleaner’. A sample tube of cleaner is
supplied with the unit and replacements are available from all Defy Service Centres.
• If necessary, stubborn spills may be removed using the blade scraper provided.
• Do not use metal scourers or coarse abrasive powders as these could scratch the Ceran.
• Regular cleaning after use will prevent dirt build up and ensure that the hob remains
bright and attractive.
• Wipe the hob surround with a damp hot soapy cloth and dry.
Recommendations
• Use only pots with a solid level base. An uneven base will prolong cooking time and
waste energy.
• Use pots with a base diameter slightly larger than that of the thermal area. This will
ensure even heat distribution and prevent spillage from dripping onto and staining the hot
zone.
• Always cover the pot with a lid. This will conserve energy and minimize spillage.
• Save energy by switching the plate off 5 to 10 minutes before the end of a lengthy
cooking period. The Ceran hob will retain sufficient residual heat to complete the
cooking process.
• A pot with rough edges could scratch the Ceran if it were dragged across the surface of
the hob.
• Any spillage of sugar solution such as jam, must be removed immediately. If allowed to
cool on the Ceran it could pit and damage the surface.
• Do not cover the Ceran with aluminium foil and do not use poor quality aluminium pots.
These will leave unsightly deposits which in time, could adhere to the Ceran.
Plate controls
• Select the heat level by turning the relevant plate control knob to the required setting.
• The higher the number selected, the hotter the temperature of the plate will be.
The plate indicator light will glow. Shortly thereafter the hot surface indicator light on the
hob will switch on and will remain on for 20 to 30 minutes after the last plate is switched
off. This is a reminder that the hob surface is still too hot to touch.
WARNING
In the unlikely event of the Ceran panel sustaining accidental damage and cracking, switch
off the power at the mains to avoid electric shock and have the panel replaced
before further use.
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Maintenance.
Lift-off oven door.
The oven door may be removed to improve oven access during cleaning.
Open the door fully and
flip the retainer clasps up
and over the hooks on the
upper hinge arms.
Grasp the door on both
sides near the hinges.
Maintain upward pressure
on the door to prevent the
clasps from disengaging.
Lift the door upwards and
outwards until it is free of
the hinge housing.
After cleaning, refit the door
in reverse order.
Oven light
The oven light is switched on by the multifunction selector switch and switches off
when the knob is returned to 0.
To replace a faulty light bulb, proceed as follows.
• Switch off the power at the wall switch to avoid the possibility of electric shock.
• Remove the light cover by unscrewing it in an anti-clockwise direction.
• Unscrew the faulty bulb and fit a new 25 watt bulb rated for 300°C.
• Refit the light cover.
Problem check.
Do not attempt any repairs yourself.
Before calling a service technician to assist with a problem, please check:
• The mains distribution board for tripped circuit breakers.
• That the wall switch is on.
• Remember that you may be charged for a service call even during the warranty period
if the fault is due to or caused by any of the above.
If you have followed the instructions and still have a problem, contact the nearest Defy
Technical Support Centre. They will be able to advise you on any aspect of the product or
send a qualified technician to repair it.
Owner’s responsibility
Since the following are not factory faults, they are the owner’s responsibility.
• Damage to exterior finish.
• Breakage of glass and other components.
• Replacement of the light bulb.
• Damage through improper use or installation of the appliance.
• Damage caused by moving the appliance.
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Cleaning.
Switch off the electrical power supply before cleaning any part of
the oven.
General cleaning.
• Wipe down cabinet, door, control knobs, trims and handles with a hot soapy cloth.
• Use only liquid household cleaners and avoid abrasive powders, scouring pads and
caustic cleaners.
• Rinse and wipe down with a clean cloth.
• Do not use a steam cleaner.
Cleaning the hob plates
•
For solid plates :See Page 13 of this owner’s manual
•
For Ceran smooth top: See page 14 of this owners manual
•
Cleaning the oven.
• Open the oven door and allow the oven to cool down.
• Clean the oven with a damp, hot soapy cloth. Do not use a steam cleaner.
• It may be necessary to soak burnt soils with a liquid cleaner to soften them before
scrubbing them with a nylon brush or scouring sponge.
• Heavy soils on the bottom of the oven may require overnight soaking under a sponge
liberally sprinkled with household ammonia. The soil can then be removed the following
morning by washing normally.
• Do not use metal objects or steel wool to clean the oven.
• For your convenience, the shelves and the bake element guard may be removed to
improve access.
• After cleaning fit the bake element guard into the guard clips. (see diagram)
• Note: For both safety and performance reasons the oven should not be operated
without the oven element guard in place.
ELEMENT GUARD
ELEMENT
HOOK
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Care guide for stainless steel.
For models 600MSE and 600 MSU model 600 MSU
Stainless steel is not adversely affected by normal household use but because of it’s
reputation for durability, it is sometimes assumed to be indestructible, and therefore
subjected to misuse or even abuse. Care should be taken to avoid such ‘abnormal use’.
Cleaning materials
.
• DO NOT USE
DO USE
•
•
•
•
•
A soft cloth or synthetic sponge.
Soap, or a mild household detergent.
Diluted ammonia in warm water.
A nylon bristle brush.
Cleaners labelled “Suitable for stainless
steel”.
•
•
•
•
•
•
Acids.
Coarse abrasive cleaning powders.
Metallic scourers, steel wool or metal
scrapers.
Wire brushes or emery paper.
So called ‘silver cleaners’.
Kitchen scourers/foam pads.
Cleaning procedure
• Frequent cleaning is recommended rather than an occasional aggressive clean.
• Routine cleaning will preserve the corrosion resistance and appearance of the
stainless steel for many years.
• Clean the stainless steel as often as necessary ( i.e. when noticeably dull or dirty ) and
use the simplest cleaning method that will effectively do the job.
• Use clean water, or a mild detergent solution applied with a soft cloth or sponge.
Rinse well and wipe dry.
.
CORRECT
WRONG
ALWAYS WIPE IN THE DIRECTION OF
THE BRUSHED TEXTURE ON THE STAINLESS STEEL
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CONDITION
ACTION
NOTES AND COMMENTS
Requires routine cleaning.
Mild detergent solution
applied with soft sponge or
cloth. Rinse and wipe dry.
If possible use warm to hand
-hot water. A 5% addition of
ammonia is beneficial.
Finger prints.
Pre-treat finger marks with
alcohol or an organic
solvent. Follow immediately
with routine cleaning.
Minimize re-occurrence by
applying a wax or silicone
based household polish to
the clean dry surface.
Wipe with a little baby oil
and a soft lint free cloth.
Buff to shine.
Apply whenever necessary.
Stubborn stains and
Discolouration.
Use a little Ceran cleaning
paste. (available from Defy
Service Centres).
Rinse and dry.
Repeat several times rather
than resorting to a single
aggressive cleaning method.
Grease and fat splatter.
Wipe off excess with a soft
cloth or paper towel. Use a
water borne degreasing
agent ( dishwashing
liquid ).Follow up by routine
cleaning.
Scratches on the brushed
finish.
For slight scratches, use a
nylon pad loaded with an
iron-free abrasive polishing
compound. Follow the
direction of the original
texture. Follow up with
routine cleaning.
For deep scratches use a
coarser abrasive initially and
follow up as for light
scratches.
Deep scratches will be
difficult to remove
completely. Do not use steel
wool or metal scourers
unless they are made from
stainless steel.
IT MUST BE APPRECIATED THAT SOME OF THE SUGGESTED PROCEDURES WILL
ALTER THE SURFACE APPEARANCE OF THE TREATED AREA. THEY SHOULD
THEREFORE BE APPLIED WITH DUE CONSIDERATION AND CARE.
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OVER THE YEARS, DEFY'S SERVICE CENTRES HAVE IDENTIFIED THIS LIST OF DO'S AND
DON'TS AS BEING IMPORTANT FOR CUSTOMER SATISFACTION AND SAFETY. PLEASE
READ IT AND FAMILIARISE YOURSELF WITH ITS CONTENTS.
Do
•
Clean your appliance regularly. This
will prolong it's good looks and
enhance hygiene levels.
•
Use flat bottomed pots and pans when
cooking on the hotplates. This will
maximise efficiency and reduce
electricity costs.
•
•
Keep children well away from the
cooking appliance. Explain the
dangers to them. Being safety
conscious is being safe, not sorry.
•
Use pots which are smaller than the
hotplate diameter. This wastes
electricity and allows the pot handles
to overheat.
•
Leave the appliance unattended
especially when grilling. This is good
practice and avoids accidents.
•
Place anything on the open oven door.
The glass is not a work surface and
could get scratched.
•
Use abrasive cleaning materials. They
will scratch surfaces and facia
graphics.
•
Allow fat splashes to dry and bake
onto the stove/oven surface before
cleaning them. It is easier to clean
spills while they are still slightly
warm and soft.
•
Put baking tins on the floor of the
oven. This will prevent heat
circulation and spoil baking results.
•
Use the appliance to heat the home.
Neither the hotplates nor the oven
were designed for this purpose and
damage could occur.
•
Allow pot handles to overhang the
front of the appliance. Children might
be tempted to grab them with harmful
consequences.
Supervise the cooking process.
Overcooked or spoiled food is
wasteful.
•
Leave about a 40mm. air gap between
baking tins and the oven walls.
Adequate air circulation is important
for good baking results.
•
Get into the habit of wearing oven
gloves when handling utensils in a hot
oven. This will help to avoid
accidental burns.
•
Don’t
Partly slide out the oven shelf before
removing hot dishes from the oven.
This will prevent accidental contact
with the hot oven sides.
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Defy Service Centres
BLOEMFONTEIN
CAPE TOWN
DURBAN
EAST LONDON
JOHANNESBURG
Commercial Head Office,
Administration, Distribution, National Groups,
Tel. Sales, Contracts and Credit.
POLOKWANE
PORT ELIZABETH
PRETORIA.
160 Long Street, Hilton,
Bloemfontein 9301.
Tel. 051 400 3900
Bloemfontein.Service@defy.co.za
5A Marconi Rd.
Montague Gardens, 7441.
Tel. 021 526 3000
CapeTown.Service@defy.co.za
35 Intersite Avenue,
Umgeni Business Park, Durban 4051.
Tel. 031 268 3300
Durban.Service@defy.co.za
16 Bowls Rd. Arcadia,
East London 5201.
Tel. 043 743 7100
EastLondon.Service@defy.co.za
Cnr. Mimetes & Kruger Sts. Denver ext.12
Johannesburg. 2094.
Tel. 011 621 0200 or 011 621 0300
Gauteng.Service@defy.co.za
87 Nelson Mandela Drive.
Superbia 0699.
Tel. 0152 92 1166 / 7 / 8 / 9.
Polokwane.Service@defy.co.za
112 Patterson Road,
North End, Port Elizabeth 6001.
Tel. 041 401 6400
PortElizabeth.Service@defy.co.za
Block A1 Old Mutual Industrial Park.
Cnr. D.F.Malan Drive & Moot Str.
Hermanstad. 0082.
Tel. 012 377 8300
Pretoria.Service@defy.co.za
OTHER AREAS ARE SERVICED BY OVER 200 AUTHORISED AGENTS.
FOR FURTHER DETAILS PLEASE CONSULT THE NEAREST REGIONAL
DEFY TECHNICAL SUPPORT CENTRE
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Warranty
This certificate is issued by DEFY APPLIANCES (PTY) LIMITED manufacturers of Defy and Ocean
products, hereinafter the Company, to the original purchaser only, of the appliance described on the
certificate and shall constitute the only warranty given in respect of this appliance.
The Company warrants to the original purchaser that for a period of TWO YEARS from date of
purchase the appliance is free from defect under normal domestic use, both in workmanship and
material, subject to the following conditions.
1. Repair or replacement of any part of this appliance, found by the Company to be defective, shall be
at the election of the Company. The Company reserves the right to effect such service through any of
its Service Divisions or Authorised Service Dealers. The cost of such service shall be borne by the
Company in full, provided that the appliance is located no further than 50 km from a Company
Service Centre or an Authorised Service Dealer. Where the appliance is located beyond the 50 km
radius, the purchaser shall be liable for the standard travelling charges, as determined by the
Company.
CARRY IN SERVICE Microwave ovens, Compact cookers and small appliances are repaired in our
service centres and are not collected from the customers home. Faulty units should be delivered to
the purchasing dealer or to the nearest Company Service Centre for warranty repairs.
2. Rusted or corroded plates, vitreous enamelware, fuses and lamps are specifically excluded from
these warranties. It is an express condition of these warranties that the purchaser takes due care and
attention in the use and maintenance of the appliance. Abuse, misuse in conflict with operating
instructions, connection to incorrect voltages and subjection to commercial use shall release the
Company from its obligations.
3. This warranty shall become void and cease to operate if the appliance is dismantled by, or any
repairs to the appliance are effected by any persons not duly authorised by the Company, or if
substitute parts not approved by the Company are used in the appliance, or if the serial number of the
appliance is removed.
4. The Company shall not be responsible for damages resulting from fire, flood, civil disturbances or
any Act of God. The Company shall not, in terms of these warranties be responsible nor held liable
for any consequential loss or damage of any kind caused by or due to the failure or malfunction of
the appliance.
5. The Company shall not be responsible for transportation or other costs other than those incurred
within the provisions of Point 1 of this Certificate.
6. These warranties shall not apply to the appliance if it is purchased or used beyond the borders of the
Republic of South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Swaziland and Lesotho.
7. Where service is requested under warranty and no fault or defect can be found by the Company, all
costs incurred will be for the purchaser's account.
8. This Certificate as well as your invoice will serve as proof of purchase. For the purpose of warranty,
it will be essential to produce this Certificate and invoice. Failure to do so, will render the purchaser
liable for service costs.
KEEP THIS CERTIFICATE AND SALES INVOICE AS PROOF OF
PURCHASE FOR WARRANTY PURPOSES.
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Notes:
For future reference, record the listed information in the space below.
The Serial number may be found on the label attached to the oven side trim.
SERIAL No
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG...
DATE OF PUCHASE
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG...
PURCHASED FROM
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG..
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG..
GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG..
DEFY SLIMLINE 600MSU
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DEFY SLIMLINE 600MSE
Defy Slimline
600 MSE AND 600 MSU
Multifunction Ovens
Multifunction.
Defrost.
Conventional cooking.
Fan assisted cooking.
Thermofan cooking.
Conventional cooking and grilling.
Turbo grill.
Stainless steel cosmetics.
Removable door.
Automatic oven timer.
Roast pan and wire rack.
A choice of six cooking modes.
Speeds up defrosting.
Traditional top and bottom elements.
Allows traditional baking on two shelves.
Excellent for bulk baking.
No flavour transfer and saves electricity.
Traditional baking and grilling at its best.
Superior grilling. Reduces splatter.
Modern and hard wearing.
Allows improved access for cleaning purposes.
Start time, cooking time, minute minder and
time of day.
Accessories for cooking convenience.
You can rely on Defy. To simplify
The Manufacturer strives for continuous improvements. For this reason, the text
and illustrations in this book are subject to change without notice.
Part Number 068 519
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