Operating instructions | AEG MC1751E Microwave Oven User Manual

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MC1751E / MC1761E
Microwave oven
Operating instructions
PERFEKT IN FORM UND FUNKTION
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Dear Customer,
Thank you for buying an AEG microwave oven and putting your trust in the
AEG brand name.
Before using your AEG microwave oven for the first time, please read the
instruction book thoroughly. This will enable you to take advantage of all the
features that the appliance offers. It will also ensure trouble-free operation
and minimize unnecessary service calls.
Important information concerning your safety or the operation of your
appliance is noted by this symbol and/or mentions words such as «Warning»,
«Take care». Be sure to follow all instructions carefully.
Throughout the manual, this symbol guides you step by step when operating
the appliance.
This symbol indicates further information concerning the use of the
appliance.
The clover indicates energy-saving tips and hints for environmentally friendly
use of your appliance.
In the event of malfunctioning, please follow the instructions given in the
section «What to do if...»
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Contents
Important safety instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 - 3
Oven & accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
Control panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5
Before operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
Setting the clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
What are microwaves? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
Suitable ovenware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
Tips & advice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 - 10
Microwave power levels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
Manual operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
Other convenient functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 - 13
Automatic operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14
Automatic charts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 - 16
Recipes for automatic AC-6 & AC-7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17
Cooking charts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18 - 20
Recipes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20 - 24
Care & cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25
What to do if... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25
Service & spare parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26
Customer care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26
Guarantee conditions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27
Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28
Important information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28
Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29 - 30
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Important safety instructions
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS: READ CAREFULLY AND KEEP FOR FUTURE REFERENCE
To avoid the danger of fire.
The microwave oven should not be left unattended
during operation. Power levels that are too high,
or cooking times that are too long, may overheat
foods resulting in a fire.
The electrical outlet must be readily accessible so that
the unit can be unplugged easily in an emergency.
Do not store or use the oven outdoors.
If food being heated begins to smoke, DO NOT
OPEN THE DOOR. Turn off and unplug the oven
and wait until the food has stopped smoking.
Opening the door while food is smoking may cause
a fire.
Only use microwave-safe containers and utensils.
See Page 7.
Do not leave the oven unattended when using
disposable plastic, paper or other combustible food
containers.
Clean the waveguide cover, the oven cavity, the
turntable and turntable support after use. These
must be dry and free from grease. Built-up grease
may overheat and begin to smoke or catch fire.
Do not place flammable materials near the oven or
ventilation openings. Do not block the ventilation
openings.
Remove all metallic seals, wire twists, etc., from food
and food packages. Arcing on metallic surfaces may
cause a fire.
Do not use the microwave oven to heat oil for deep
frying. The temperature cannot be controlled and the
oil may catch fire.
To make popcorn, only use special microwave popcorn
makers.
Do not store food or any other items inside the oven.
Check the settings after you start the oven to ensure
the oven is operating as desired.
See the corresponding hints in operation manual.
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To avoid the possibility of injury
WARNING:
Do not operate the oven if it is damaged or
malfunctioning. Check the following before use:
a) The door; make sure the door closes properly and
ensure it is not misaligned or warped.
b) The hinges and safety door latches; check to make
sure they are not broken or loose.
c) The door seals and sealing surfaces; ensure that
they have not been damaged.
d) Inside the oven cavity or on the door; make sure
there are no dents.
e) The power supply cord and plug; ensure that they
are not damaged.
Never adjust , repair or modify the oven yourself.
It is hazardous for anyone other than a competent
person to carry out any service or repair operation
which involves the removal of a cover which gives
protection against exposure to microwave energy.
Do not operate the oven with the door open or alter
the door safety latches in any way.
Do not operate the oven if there is an object between
the door seals and sealing surfaces.
Do not allow grease or dirt to build up on the door
seals and adjacent parts. Follow instructions for
“Care and Cleaning”, Page 25. Failure to maintain
the oven in a clean condition could lead to a
deterioration of the surface that could adversely
affect the life of the appliance and possibly result
in a hazardous situation.
Individuals with PACEMAKERS should check with their
doctor or the manufacturer of the pacemaker for
precautions regarding microwave ovens.
To avoid the possibility of electric shock
Under no circumstances should you remove the outer
cabinet.
Never spill or insert any objects into the door lock
openings or ventilation openings. In the event of a spill,
turn off and unplug the oven immediately and call your
local Service Force Centre.
Do not immerse the power supply cord or plug in water
or any other liquid.
Do not allow the power supply cord to run over any hot
or sharp surfaces, such as the hot air vent area at the
top rear of the oven.
Do not attempt to replace the oven lamp yourself or
allow anyone who is not authorised by Service Force to
do so. If the oven lamp fails, please consult your dealer
or contact your local Service Force Centre.
If the power supply cord of this appliance is damaged,
it must be replaced with a special cord. The exchange
must be made by an authorised Service Force
technician.
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Important safety instructions
To avoid the possibility of explosion and sudden
boiling:
WARNING: Liquids and other foods must not be
heated in sealed containers since they are liable to
explode.
Never use sealed containers. Remove seals and lids
before use. Sealed containers can explode due to a build
up of pressure even after the oven has been turned off.
Take care when microwaving liquids. Use a widemouthed container to allow bubbles to escape.
Microwave heating of beverages can result in
delayed eruptive boiling, therefore care has to be
taken when handling the container.
To prevent sudden eruption of boiling liquid and
possible scalding:
1. Stir liquid prior to heating/reheating.
2. It is advisable to insert a glass rod or similar utensil
into the liquid whilst reheating.
3. Let liquid stand in the oven at the end of cooking
time to prevent delayed eruptive boiling.
Do not cook eggs in their shells, and whole hard
boiled eggs should not be heated in microwave
ovens since they may explode even after
microwave cooking has ended. To cook or reheat
eggs which have not been scrambled or mixed,
pierce the yolks and the whites, or the eggs may
explode. Shell and slice hard boiled eggs before
reheating them in the microwave oven.
Pierce the skin of such foods as potatoes, sausages and
fruit before cooking, or they may explode.
To avoid the possibility of burns
Use pot holders or oven gloves when removing food
from the oven to prevent burns.
Always open containers, popcorn makers, oven cooking
bags, etc., away from the face and hands to avoid
steam burns.
To avoid burns, always test food temperature and
stir before serving and pay special attention to the
temperature of food and drink given to babies,
children or the elderly.
Temperature of the container is not a true indication of
the temperature of the food or drink; always check the
food temperature.
Always stand back from the oven door when opening it
to avoid burns from escaping steam and heat.
Slice stuffed baked foods after heating to release steam
and avoid burns.
Keep children away from the door to prevent them
burning themselves.
To avoid misuse by children
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 understands the hazards of
improper use.
Do not lean or swing on the oven door. Do not play
with the oven or use it as a toy.
Children should be taught all important safety
instructions: use of pot holders, careful removal of food
coverings; paying special attention to packaging (e.g.
self-heating materials) designed to make food crisp, as
they may be extra hot.
Other warnings
Never modify the oven in any way.
This oven is for home food preparation only and may
only be used for cooking food. It is not suitable for
commercial or laboratory use.
To promote trouble-free use of your oven and avoid
damage.
Never operate the oven when it is empty.
When using a browning dish or self-heating material,
always place a heat-resistant insulator such as a
porcelain plate under it to prevent damage to the
turntable and turntable support due to heat stress. The
preheating time specified in the dishes instructions
must not be exceeded.
Do not use metal utensils, which reflect microwaves and
may cause electrical arcing. Do not put cans in the oven.
Only use the turntable and the turntable support
designed for this oven. Do not operate the oven
without the turntable.
To prevent the turntable from breaking:
(a) Before cleaning the turntable with water, leave the
turntable to cool.
(b) Do not put hot foods or hot utensils on a cold
turntable.
(c) Do not put cold foods or cold utensils on a hot
turntable.
Do not place anything on the outer cabinet during
operation.
NOTE:
If you are unsure how to connect your oven, please
consult an authorised, qualified electrician.
Neither the manufacturer nor the dealer can accept
any liability for damage to the oven or personal injury
resulting from failure to observe the correct electrical
connection procedure.
Water vapour or drops may occasionally form on the
oven walls or around the door seals and sealing
surfaces. This is a normal occurrence and is not an
indication of microwave leakage or a malfunction.
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Oven & accessories
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14.
Front trim
Oven lamp
Control panel
Door opening button
Waveguide cover
Oven cavity
Seal packing
Door seals and sealing surfaces
Fixing points (4 points)
Ventilation openings
Outer cover
Rear cabinet
Power supply cord support clip
Power supply cord
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ACCESSORIES:
Check to make sure the following accessories are
provided:
(15) Turntable (16) Turntable support
(17) 4 fixing screws (not shown).
• Place the turntable support in the seal packing on
the floor of the cavity.
• Then place the turntable on the turntable support.
• To avoid turntable damage, ensure dishes or
containers are lifted clear of the turntable rim when
removing them from the oven.
NOTE: When you order accessories, please mention two
items: part name and model name to your dealer or
local Service Force Centre.
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Control panel
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2
1 Digital Display
2 Indicators
The appropriate indicator will flash or light up, just
above each symbol according to the instruction.
When an indicator is flashing, press the appropriate
button (having the same symbol) or carry out the
necessary operation.
Stir
Turn over
Weight
Microwave power level
3
Cooking in progress
3 TIMER/WEIGHT knob
4 MICROWAVE POWER LEVEL button
5 AUTOMATIC PROGRAMMES button
Press to select one of the 12 automatic programmes.
6 START/QUICK button
7 STOP button
8 DOOR OPEN button
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Before operation
Using the Stop button
Plug in the oven.
1. The oven display will flash:
2. Touch the STOP button the display will show:
Use the STOP button to:
1. Erase a mistake during programming.
2. Stop the oven temporarily during cooking.
3. Cancel a programme during cooking, touch twice.
x1
To set the clock, see below.
Setting the clock
There are two setting modes: 12 hour clock and 24 hour clock.
1. To set the 12 hour clock, hold the MICROWAVE POWER LEVEL button down for 3
seconds.
will appear in the display.
2. To set the 24 hour clock, press the MICROWAVE POWER LEVEL button once more
after Step 1, in the example below
will appear in the display.
x1 and hold for
3 secs.
To set the clock, follow the example below.
Example: To set the 24 hour clock to 23:35.
1. Choose the clock
function. (12 hour
clock)
x1and hold for 3
secs.
Choose the 24 hour 2. Set the hours.
Rotate the TIMER/WEIGHT
clock.
knob until the correct hour is
displayed (23).
3. Press the MICROWAVE
POWER LEVEL button
to change from hours
to minutes.
x1
x1
4. Set the minutes. Rotate the
5. Press the MICROWAVE POWER
TIMER/WEIGHT knob until the
LEVEL button to start the clock.
correct minute is displayed (35).
Check the display.
x1
NOTE:
1. You can rotate the TIMER/WEIGHT knob clockwise
or counter-clockwise.
2. Press the STOP button if you make a mistake during
programming.
3. If the electrical power supply to your microwave
oven is interrupted, the display will intermittently
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show
after the power is reinstated. If this
occurs during cooking, the programme will be
erased. The time of day will also be erased.
4. When you want to reset the time of day, follow the
above example again.
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What are microwaves?
Microwaves are generated in the microwave oven by a magnetron and cause the water molecules in the food to
oscillate. Heat is generated by the friction which is caused, with the result that the food is thawed, heated or cooked.
Suitable ovenware
Glass & ceramic glass
Browning dish
Heat-resistant glass utensils are very
suitable. The cooking process can be
observed from all sides. They must not,
however, contain any metal (e.g. lead
crystal), nor have a metallic overlay
(e.g. gold edge, cobalt blue finish).
A special microwave dish made from ceramic glass with
a metal alloy base, which allows food to be browned.
When using the browning dish a suitable insulator, e.g.
a porcelain plate, must be placed between the turntable
and the browning dish. Be careful to adhere exactly to
the pre-heating time given in the manufacturer's
instructions. Excessive pre-heating can damage the
turntable and the turntable stand or can trigger the
safety-device which will switch off the oven.
Ceramics
Generally very suitable. Ceramics must be glazed, since
with unglazed ceramics moisture can get into the
ceramic. Moisture causes the material to heat up and
may make it shatter. If you are not certain whether
your utensil is suitable for the microwave, carry out the
utensil suitability test.
Porcelain
Very suitable. Ensure that the porcelain does not have a
gold or silver overlay and that it does not contain any
metal.
Plastic & paper utensils
Heat resistant plastic utensils which are suitable for use
in the microwave can be used to thaw, heat and cook
food. Follow the manufacturer's recommendations.
Heat-resistant paper made for use in a microwave oven
is also suitable. Follow the manufacturer's
recommendations.
Kitchen paper
can be used to absorb any moisture which occurs in
short heating methods, e.g. of bread or products in
bread crumbs. Insert the paper between the food and
the revolving plate. The surface of the food will stay
crispy and dry. Covering greasy food with kitchen paper
will catch splashes.
Microwave cling film
This, or heat-resistant film, is very suitable for covering
or wrapping. Please follow the manufacturer's
recommendations.
Roasting bags
Metal
Generally speaking, metal should not be used, since
microwaves do not pass through metal and therefore
cannot reach the food. There are, however, exceptions:
small strips of aluminium foil may be used to cover
certain parts of the food, so that these do not thaw too
quickly or begin to cook (e.g. chicken wings). Small
metal skewers and aluminium containers (e.g. of readycooked meals) can be used. They must, however, be
small in relation to the food, e.g. aluminium containers
must be at least 2/3 to 3/4 filled with food. It is
recommended that you transfer the food into a dish
suitable for use in the microwave. When using
aluminium containers or other metal utensils there
must be a gap of approx. 2 cms between them and the
walls of the cooking area, otherwise the walls could be
damaged by possible arcing.
No utensil should have a metal overlay - parts such
as screws, bands or handles.
Utensil suitability test
If you are not sure whether your
utensil is suitable for use in your
microwave oven, carry out the
following test: Place the utensil into
the oven. Place a glass container filled
with 150 ml of water on or next to the utensil. Switch
on the oven at 800 W power for 1 to 2 minutes. If the
utensil stays cool or just warm to the touch, it is
suitable. Do not use this test on a plastic utensil. It
could melt.
Can be used in a microwave oven. Metal clips are not
suitable for fastening them since the roasting bag foil
might melt. Fasten the roasting bag with string and pierce
it several times with a fork. Non heat-resistant food wraps
are not recommended for use in a microwave oven.
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Tips & advice
Time settings
Large & small quantities
In general the thawing, heating and cooking times are
significantly shorter than when using a conventional
cooker or oven. For this reason you should adhere to
the recommended times given in this book. It is better
to set the times too short, rather than too long. Test the
food after it has been cooked. It is better to have to
cook something for a little longer than to overcook it.
Microwave times are directly dependent upon the
amount of food which you would like to thaw, heat or
cook. This means that small portions cook more quickly
than larger ones.
As a rule of thumb:
TWICE THE AMOUNT = ALMOST TWICE THE TIME
HALF THE AMOUNT = HALF THE TIME
Initial temperatures
Deep & shallow containers
Thawing, heating and cooking times are dependent
upon the initial temperature of the food. Deep-frozen
food and food stored in a refrigerator, for example,
requires longer than food which has been stored at
room temperature.
For heating and cooking, normal storage temperatures
are assumed (refrigerator temperature approx. 5° C,
room temperature approx. 20° C). For thawing the
temperature of the deep freeze is assumed to be - 18° C.
Both containers have the same capacity, but the
cooking time is longer for the deeper one. You should
therefore choose as flat a container as possible with a
large surface area. Only use deep containers for dishes
where there is a danger of overcooking, e.g. for
noodles, rice, milk etc.
Cooking times
All the times given in this book are guidelines, which
can be varied according to the initial temperature,
weight and condition of the food (water or fat content
etc.).
Salt, spices & herbs
Food cooked in your microwave retains its individual
flavour better than it does when conventional
preparation methods are used. For this reason you
should use salt very sparingly and normally add it only
after cooking. Salt absorbs liquid and dries out the
outer layer of the food. Herbs and spices can be used as
normal.
Addition of water
Vegetables and other foods with a high water content
can be cooked in their own juice or with the addition of
a little water. This ensures that many vitamins and
minerals are preserved.
Food in skins or shells
Food such as sausages, chickens, chicken legs, baked
potatoes, tomatoes, apples, egg yolks or such like
should be pricked or pierced with a fork or small
wooden skewer. This will enable the steam which forms
to dissipate without splitting the skin or shell.
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Round & oval containers
Food cooks more evenly in round or oval containers
than in containers with corners, since the microwave
energy concentrates in the corners and the food in
these areas could become overcooked.
Covering
Covering the food retains the moisture within it and
shortens the cooking time. Use a lid, microwave cling
film or a cover. Foods which are to be crispy, e.g. roasts
or chickens, should not be covered.
As a general rule, whatever would be covered in a
conventional oven should also be covered in a
microwave oven. Whatever would be uncovered in a
conventional oven can also be left uncovered in a
microwave oven.
Turning
Medium-sized items, such as hamburgers and steaks,
should be turned over once during cooking, in order to
shorten the cooking process. Large items, such as roasts
and chickens, must be turned, since the upper side
receives more microwave energy and could dry out if
not turned.
Standing time
Keeping to the standing time is one of the most
important rules with microwaves. Almost all foods,
which are thawed, heated or cooked in the microwave,
require a certain amount of time to stand, during
which temperature equalisation takes place and the
moisture in the food is evenly distributed.
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Tips & advice
Browning agents
After more than 15 minutes cooking time food acquires
a brownness, although this is not comparable to the
deep brownness and crispness obtained through
conventional cooking. In order to obtain an appetising
brown colour you can use browning agents. For the
most part they simultaneously act as seasoning agents.
In the following table you will find some suggestions
for substances you might use for browning and some of
the uses to which you might put them.
DISH
BROWNING AGENT
METHOD
Dried paprika
Coat the poultry with the
Poultry
butter/paprika mixture
Oven baked dishes"Cheese toasties" Dust with paprika
Soya sauce
Barbecue and Worcestershire sauce, Gravy
Coat with the sauce
Meat and poultry
Roasts, Rissoles, Small roasted items Coat with the sauce
Melted butter and dried paprika
Oven baked dishes, toasted items,
soups, stews
Cocoa, chocolate flakes, brown icing, honey and Cakes and desserts
marmalade
Rendered down bacon fat or dried onions
Sprinkle pieces of bacon or
dried onions on top
Sprinkle pieces on top of cakes
and desserts or use to glaze
Heating
Defrosting
• Ready-prepared meals in aluminium containers
should be removed from the aluminium container
and heated on a plate or in a dish.
• Remove the lids from firmly closed containers.
• Food should be covered with microwave cling film, a
plate or cover (obtainable from stores), so that the
surface does not dry out. Drinks need not be
covered.
• When boiling liquids such as water, coffee, tea or
milk, place a glass stirrer in the container.
• If possible, stir large quantities from time to time, to
ensure that the temperature is evenly distributed.
• The times are for food at a room temperature of 20°
C. The heating time for food stored in a refrigerator
should be increased slightly.
• After heating allow the food to stand for 1-2
minutes, so that the temperature inside the food can
be evenly distributed (standing time).
• The times given are guidelines, which can be varied
according to the initial temperature, weight, water
content, fat content or the result which you wish to
achieve.
Your microwave is ideal for defrosting. Defrosting times
are usually considerably shorter than in traditional
methods of defrosting.
Here are a few tips. Take the frozen item out of its
packaging and place on a plate for defrosting.
Boxes & containers
Boxes and containers suitable for microwaves are
particularly good for defrosting and heating food, since
they can withstand temperatures in a deep freeze
(down to approx. –40° C) as well as being heat-resistant
(up to approx. 220° C). You can therefore use the same
container to defrost, heat and even cook the food,
without having to transfer it.
Covering
Cover thin parts with small strips of aluminium foil
before defrosting. Defrosted or warm parts should
likewise be covered with aluminium strips during
defrosting. This stops the thin parts becoming too hot
while thicker parts are still frozen.
Correct setting
It is better to choose a setting which is too low rather
than one which is too high. By so doing you will ensure
that the food defrosts evenly.
If the microwave setting is too high, the surface of the
food will already have begun to cook while the inside is
still frozen.
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Tips & advice
Turning/stirring
Almost all foods have to be turned or stirred from time
to time. As early as possible, separate parts which are
stuck together and rearrange them.
Small amounts...
defrost more quickly and evenly than larger ones. We
recommend that you freeze portions which are as small
as possible. By so doing you will be able to prepare
whole menus quickly and easily.
Foods requiring careful handling
Foods such as gateaux, cream, cheese and bread should
only be partially defrosted and then left to defrost
completely at room temperature. By so doing you will
avoid the outer areas becoming too hot while the inside
is still frozen.
Standing time
This is particularly important after defrosting food, as
the defrosting process continues during this period. In
the defrosting table you will find the standing times for
various foods. Thick, dense foods require a longer
standing time than thinner foods or food of a porous
nature. If the food has not defrosted sufficiently, you
may continue defrosting it in the microwave oven or
lengthen the standing time accordingly. At the end of
the standing time you should process the food as soon
as possible and not re-freeze it.
COOKING FRESH VEGETABLES
• When buying vegetables try to ensure that, as far as
possible, they are of similar size. This is particularly
important when you want to cook the vegetables
whole (e.g. boiled potatoes).
• Wash the vegetables before preparing them, clean
them and only then weigh the required quantity for
the recipe and chop them up.
• Season them as you would normally, but as a rule
only add salt after cooking.
• Add about 5 tbsps of water for 500 g of vegetables.
Vegetables which are high in fibre require a little
more water. You will find information about this in
the table.
• Vegetables are usually cooked in a dish with a lid.
Those with a high moisture content, e.g. onions or
boiled potatoes, can be cooked in microwave cling
film without adding water.
• After half the cooking time has elapsed vegetables
should be stirred or turned over.
10
• After cooking allow the vegetables to stand for
approx. 2 minutes, so that the temperature disperses
evenly (standing time).
• The cooking times given are guidelines and depend
upon the weight, initial temperature and condition
of the type of vegetable in question. The fresher the
vegetables, the shorter the cooking times.
COOKING MEAT, FISH AND POULTRY
• When buying food items, try to ensure that, as far as
possible, they are of similar size. This will ensure that
they are cooked properly.
• Before preparation wash meat, fish and poultry
thoroughly under cold running water and pat them
dry with kitchen paper. Then continue as normal.
• Beef should be well hung and have little gristle.
• Even though the pieces may be of a similar size,
cooking results may vary. This is due, amongst other
things, to the kind of food, variations in the fat and
moisture content as well as the temperature before
cooking.
• After the food has been cooking for 15 minutes it
acquires a natural brownness, which may be
enhanced by the use of a browning agent. If, in
addition, you would like the surface to be crisp you
should either use the browning dish or sear the food
on your cooker and finish cooking it in your
microwave. By doing this you will simultaneously
obtain a brown base for making a sauce.
• Turn large pieces of meat, fish or poultry half way
through the cooking time, so that they are cooked
evenly from all sides.
• After cooking cover roasts with aluminium foil and
allow them to stand for approx. 10 minutes
(standing time). During this period the roast carries
on cooking and the liquid is evenly distributed, so
that when it is carved a minimum amount of juice is
lost.
DEFROSTING AND COOKING
Deep-frozen dishes can be defrosted and cooked at the
same time in one process in your microwave. You will
find some examples in the table. Do take note, however,
of the general advice given on "heating" and
"defrosting" food. Please refer to the manufacturer's
instructions on the packaging when preparing deepfrozen dishes. These usually contain precise cooking
times and offer advice on preparation.
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Microwave power levels
Your oven has 5 power levels. To choose the power level
for cooking, follow the advice given in the recipe
section. Generally the following recommendations
apply:
800 W used for fast cooking or reheating e.g. soup,
casseroles, canned food, hot beverages, vegetables, fish,
etc.
560 W used for longer cooking of dense foods such as
roast joints, meat loaf and plated meals, also for
sensitive dishes such as cheese sauce and sponge cakes.
At this reduced setting, the sauce will not boil over and
food will cook evenly without over cooking at the sides.
400 W for dense foods which require a long cooking
time when cooked conventionally, eg. beef dishes, it is
advisable to use this power setting to ensure the meat
will be tender.
240 W to defrost, select this power setting, to ensure
that the dish defrosts evenly. This setting is also ideal
for simmering rice, pasta, dumplings and cooking egg
custard.
80 W For gentle defrosting, eg. cream gateaux or
pastry.
W = WATT
To set the power, touch the MICROWAVE POWER LEVEL button until the desired level is displayed. If
MICROWAVE POWER LEVEL button is touched once,
will be displayed. If you miss your desired level,
continue touching the MICROWAVE POWER LEVEL button until you reach the level again.
If the level is not selected, the level 800 W is automatically set.
Manual operation
Your oven can be programmed for up to 90 minutes.
(90.00) The input unit of cooking (defrosting) time
varies from 10 seconds to five minutes. It depends on
the total length of the cooking (defrosting) time as
shown on the table.
Cooking time
0-5 minutes
5-10 minutes
10-30 minutes
30-90 minutes
Increasing unit
10 seconds
30 seconds
1 minute
5 minutes
Example: Suppose you want to heat soup for 2 minutes and 30 seconds on 560 W microwave power.
1. Enter the desired cooking time by
rotating the TIMER/WEIGHT knob
clockwise. (2 min. and 30 sec.)
2. Choose desired power by
pressing the MICROWAVE
POWER LEVEL button
twice.
3. Press the START/
QUICK button to
begin cooking.
x1
x2
Check the display.
NOTE:
1. When the door is opened during the cooking process, the cooking time on the digital display stops
automatically. The cooking time starts to count down again when the door is closed and the START/QUICK
button is pressed.
2. If you wish to know the power level during cooking, press the MICROWAVE POWER LEVEL button.
As long as your finger is touching the MICROWAVE POWER LEVEL button, the power level will be displayed.
3. You can rotate the TIMER/WEIGHT knob clockwise or counterclockwise. If you rotate the knob
counterclockwise, the cooking time will decrease from 90 minutes by degrees.
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Other convenient functions
1. MULTIPLE SEQUENCE COOKING
A maximum of 3 sequences can be input, consisting of manual cooking time and mode.
Example:
To cook: 5 minutes on 800 W power (Stage 1)
16 minutes on 240 W power (Stage 2)
STAGE 1
1. Enter the desired cooking time by
rotating TIMER/WEIGHT knob.
2. Choose the desired power level by
pressing the MICROWAVE POWER
LEVEL button once.
x1
STAGE 2
3. Enter desired time by rotating
TIMER/WEIGHT knob.
4. Choose the desired power
level by pressing the
MICROWAVE POWER
LEVEL button four times.
5. Press the START/
QUICK button once to
begin cooking.
x1
x4
Check the display.
(The oven will begin to cook for 5 minutes on 800 W, and then for 16 minutes on 240 W).
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Other convenient functions
2. QUICK COOK FUNCTION
The START/QUICK button allows you to operate the two following functions:
a. Direct start
You can directly start cooking on 800 W microwave power level for 30 seconds by pressing the
START/QUICK button.
NOTE:
To avoid the misuse by children the START/QUICK button can be used only within 3 minutes after preceding
operation, i.e., closing the door, pressing the STOP button or cooking completion.
b. Extend the cooking time
You can extend the cooking time during manual cooking for multiples of 30 seconds if the button is pressed
while the oven is in operation.
3. TO CHECK THE POWER LEVEL
To check the microwave power level during cooking press the MICROWAVE POWER LEVEL button.
x1
As long as your finger is touching the MICROWAVE POWER LEVEL button the power level will be displayed.
The oven continues to count down although the display shows the power level.
4. SAFETY LOCK FUNCTION
TO SET THE SAFETY LOCK FUNCTION
1. Press and hold the STOP key for 3
seconds.
x1 for 3 seconds
The display will show:
TO CANCEL THE SAFETY LOCK FUNCTION
1. Press and hold the STOP key for 3
seconds.
x1 for 3 seconds
The display will show the
time of day, if set.
NOTE: When Safety Lock is set you cannot input any buttons except the STOP button.
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Automatic operation
The AUTOMATIC function automatically works out the
correct cooking mode and cooking time. You can choose
from 7 AUTOCOOK menus and 5 AUTO DEFROST
menus. What you need to know when using this
automatic function:
1. Press the AUTOMATIC PROGRAMMES button once,
the display will appear as shown.
The menu can be chosen by pressing the AUTOMATIC
PROGRAMMES button until the desired menu
number is displayed.
See pages 15 - 16 “AUTOMATIC charts”.
To select a defrost menu, press the AUTOMATIC
PROGRAMMES button at least 8 times. If you press
the button 8 times,
will appear in the display.
The menu will be changed automatically by holding
down the AUTOMATIC PROGRAMMES button.
2. The weight or quantity of the food can be input by
rotating the TIMER/WEIGHT knob until the desired
weight is displayed.
• Enter the weight of the food only. Do not include the
weight of the container.
• For food weighing more or less than weights given in
the cooking chart, use manual programmes. For best
results, follow the cooking charts on pages 18 - 20.
3. To start cooking press START/QUICK button.
When action is required (e.g. to turn food over), the
oven stops and the audible signals sound, remaining
cooking time and any indicator will flash on the
display. To continue cooking, press the START/
QUICK button.
1.
x1
AUTOMATIC PROGRAMMES button
Menu number
2.
TIMER/WEIGHT knob
3.
START/QUICK button
The final temperature will vary according to the
initial food temperature. Check food is piping hot
after cooking. If necessary, you can extend the
cooking time and change the power level.
Example:
To cook gratin weighing 1,0 kg using Autocook AC-7.
1. Select the menu required by
pressing the AUTOMATIC
PROGRAMMES button seven
times.
x7
2. Enter the weight by rotating
the TIMER/WEIGHT knob
clockwise.
3. Press the START/QUICK
button.
x1
Check the display.
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Automatic charts
BUTTON
x1
AUTOCOOK NO.
WEIGHT (Increasing
Unit) / UTENSILS
AC-1 Cook
0,1 - 0,6 kg (100 g)
Frozen Vegetables (initial temp -18° C)
e.g. Brussel sprouts, Bowl and lid
green beans, peas,
mixed vegetables
x4
0,1 - 0,6 kg (100 g)
(initial temp 20° C)
Bowl and lid
AC-3 Cook
Frozen Ready
Meals
0,3 - 1,0 kg* (100 g)
(initial temp -18° C)
Bowl and lid
AC-4 Cook
Frozen Gratin
0,2 - 0,6 kg (100 g)
(initial temp -18° C)
Shallow, oval gratin
dish and microwave
cling film or original
container and
microwave cling film
• Remove the frozen gratin from the package. If the
container is not suitable for microwave ovens,
transfer gratin to a suitable microwave proof dish.
• Cover with microwave cling film.
• If the container is suitable for microwave ovens,
remove original paper cover and cover with
microwave cling film.
• After cooking, let stand for approx. 5 minutes.
AC-5 Cook
Boiled Potatoes
Jacket Potatoes
0,1 - 0,8 kg (100 g)
(initial temp 20° C)
Bowl and lid
Boiled Potatoes: Peel the potatoes and cut them into
similar sized pieces.
Jacket Potatoes: Choose potatoes of similar size and
wash them.
• Put the boiled or jacket potatoes into a bowl.
• Add the required amount of water (per 100 g),
approx 2 tbsp and a little salt.
• Cover with a lid.
• When audible signal sounds, stir and re-cover.
• After cooking, let the potatoes stand for approx. 2
minutes.
AC-6 Cook
Fish fillet with
sauce
0,4 - 1,2 kg* (100 g)
(initial temp fish 5° C,
Sauce 20° C)
Gratin dish and
microwave cling film
• See recipes for Fish Fillet with Sauce on page 17.
AC-7 Cook
Gratin
0,5 - 1,5 kg* (100 g)
(initial temp 20° C)
Gratin dish
• See recipes for Gratin on page 17.
• Cut into small pieces, eg. strips, cubes or slices.
• Add 1 tbsp water per 100 g and salt as desired.
(For mushrooms no additional water is necessary).
• Cover with a lid.
• When audible signal sounds, stir and re-cover.
• After cooking, let the food stand for approx 2
minutes.
• Transfer meal to suitable microwave-proof dish.
• Add some liquid if recommended by the
manufacturer.
Stirrable type e.g.
* If the manufacturer
• Cover with a lid.
Noodles, Bolognese, instructs to add water,
• Cook without cover if the manufacturer instructs.
Chinese Menus.
calculate the total amount • When audible signal sounds, stir and re-cover.
for the programmes with • After cooking, stir and let stand for approx. 2
additional liquid.
minutes.
e.g. macaroni
gratin, lasagne, etc.
x5
x6
x7
• Add 1 tbsp water per 100 g and salt as desired.
(For mushrooms no additional water is necessary).
• Cover with a lid.
• When audible signal sounds, stir and re-cover.
• After cooking, let stand for approx. 2 minutes.
NOTE: If frozen vegetables are compacted together,
cook manually.
AC-2 Cook
Fresh Vegetables
x2
x3
PROCEDURE
* Total weight of all ingredients.
* Total weight of all ingredients.
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Automatic charts
BUTTON
AUTO DEFROST
NO.
WEIGHT(Increasing
Unit) / UTENSILS
Ad-1 Defrost
Steak and Chops
0,2 - 0,8 kg (100 g)
(initial temp -18° C)
(See note below)
• Place the food in a flan dish in the centre of the
turntable.
• When the audible signal sounds, turn the food
over, rearrange and separate. Shield thin parts and
warm spots with small pieces of aluminium foil.
• After defrosting, wrap in aluminium foil for 10 15 minutes, until thoroughly defrosted.
Ad-2 Defrost
Minced Meat
0,2 - 0,8 kg (100 g)
(initial temp -18° C)
(See note below)
• Place the block of minced meat in a flan dish in
the centre of the turntable.
• When the audible signal sounds, turn the food
over. Remove the defrosted parts if possible.
• After defrosting cover with aluminium foil, stand
for 5 - 10 minutes, until thoroughly defrosted.
Ad-3 Defrost
Poultry
0,9 - 1,5 kg (100 g)
(initial temp -18° C)
( See note below)
• Place the poultry in a flan dish in the centre of
the turntable.
• When the audible signal sounds, turn over and shield
thin parts and warm spots with small pieces of
aluminium foil.
• After defrosting, rinse with cold water, cover
with aluminium foil and stand for 15 - 30
minutes until thoroughly defrosted.
• Finally clean the poultry under running water.
Ad-4 Defrost
Cake
0,1 - 1,4 kg (100 g)
(initial temp -18° C)
Plate
• Remove all packaging from the cake.
• Place directly on the turntable, or on a plate in
the middle of the turntable.
• After defrosting, cut the cake into similar sized
pieces keeping space between each piece and let
stand for 10 - 30 minutes until evenly defrosted.
Ad-5 Defrost
Bread
0,1 - 1,0 kg (100 g)
(initial temp -18° C)
Flan dish
• Distribute in a flan dish in the centre of the turntable.
For 1,0 kg distribute directly on the turntable.
• When the audible signal sounds, turn over, rearrange and remove defrosted slices.
• After defrosting cover in aluminum foil and stand
for 5 - 15 minutes, until thoroughly defrosted.
x8
x9
x10
x11
x12
PROCEDURE
(Only sliced bread is
recommended for this
programme.)
NOTES: Auto Defrost
1. Steaks and Chops should be frozen in one layer.
2. Minced meat should be frozen in a thin shape.
3. After turning over, shield the defrosted portions with small, flat pieces of aluminium foil.
4. The poultry should be processed immediately after defrosting.
5. Gateaux topped and coated with cream are very sensitive to microwave energy. For the best result, if the cream
begins to soften rapidly, it is best to remove it from the oven immediately and stand for 10 - 30 minutes at room
temperature.
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Recipes for automatic AC-6 & AC-7
FISH FILLET WITH SAUCE (AC-6)
Fish fillet with piquant sauce
Ingredients
0,4 kg
0,8 kg
1,2 kg
140 g
40 g
4g
12 g
1 tsp
280 g
80 g
8g
24 g
1-2 tsp
420 g
120 g
12 g
36 g
2 tsp
200 g
400 g
600 g
Preparation
1. Mix ingredients for the sauce.
2. Place the fish fillet in a round gratin dish with the
canned tomatoes (drained)
thin ends toward the centre and sprinkle with salt.
corn
3. Spread the sauce on the fish fillet.
chilli sauce
4. Cover with microwave cling film and cook on
onion (finely chopped)
red wine vinegar
AUTOCOOK AC-6, “Fish Fillet with Sauce”.
mustard, thyme, cayenne pepper 5. After cooking, let stand for approx. 2 minutes.
fish fillet
salt
FISH FILLET WITH SAUCE (AC-6)
Fish fillet with curry sauce
Ingredients
0,4 kg
0,8 kg
1,2 kg
200 g
400 g
600 g
40 g
160 g
80 g
320 g
120 g
480 g
fish fillet
salt
banana (sliced)
ready-made curry sauce
GRATIN (AC-7)
Spinach gratin
Ingredients
0,5 kg
1,0 kg
1,5 kg
5g
10 g
15 g
butter or margarine (to
grease the dish)
150 g
15 g
300 g
30 g
450 g
45 g
150 g
35 g
50 g
1
40 g
300 g
75 g
100 g
2
75 g
450 g
110 g
150 g
3
115 g
leaf spinach (defrosted, drained)
onion (finely chopped)
salt, pepper & nutmeg
boiled potatoes (sliced)
cooked ham (diced)
crème fraîche
eggs
grated cheese
paprika powder
GRATIN (AC-7)
Potato-courgette-gratin
Ingredients
0,5 kg
1,0 kg
1,5 kg
200 g
115 g
75 g
1
1/2
400 g
230 g
150 g
2
1
600 g
345 g
225 g
3
2
40 g
10 g
80 g
20 g
120 g
30 g
boiled potatoes (sliced)
courgette (finely sliced)
crème fraîche
eggs
clove of garlic (crushed)
salt & pepper
feta cheese (diced)
sunflower kernel
paprika powder
Preparation
1. Place the fish fillet in a round gratin dish with the
thin ends toward the centre and sprinkle with salt.
2. Spread the banana and the ready-made curry sauce
on the fish fillet.
3. Cover with microwave cling film and cook on
AUTOCOOK AC-6, “Fish Fillet with Sauce”.
4. After cooking, let stand for approx. 2 minutes.
Preparation
1. Mix together the leaf spinach with the onion and
season with salt, pepper and nutmeg.
2. Grease the gratin dish. Place alternate layers of
potato slices, diced ham and spinach in the dish. The
top layer should be spinach.
3. Mix the eggs with crème fraîche, add salt and
pepper and pour over the vegetables.
4. Cover the gratin with the grated cheese, sprinkle
with paprika powder and cook on AUTOCOOK AC7, “Gratin”.
5. After cooking, let stand for 5-10 minutes.
Preparation
1. Grease the gratin dish and place alternate layers of
potato slices and courgette in the dish.
2. Mix the eggs with crème fraîche, season with salt,
pepper and garlic and pour over the vegetables.
3. Crumble the feta cheese and sprinkle over the
gratin.
4. Finally sprinkle the gratin with sunflower kernel and
paprika powder and cook on AUTOCOOK AC-7,
“Gratin”.
5. After cooking, let stand for 5-10 minutes.
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Cooking charts
ABBREVIATIONS USED
DF = deep frozen
MW = microwave
MWO = microwave oven
min = minutes
sec = seconds
dm = diameter
KG = kilogram
g = gram
l = litre
ml = millilitre
cm = centimetre
DFC = dry fat content
tbsp = tablespoon
tsp = teaspoon
l.p. = large pinch
s.p. = small pinch
Cup = cupful
Sach. = sachet
TABLE: HEATING FOOD AND DRINK
Food / Drink
Coffee,
Milk,
Water,
1 cup
1 cup
1 cup
6 cups
1 bowl
Platters
(Vegetables, meat and trimmings)
Stew
Clear soup
Cream soup
Vegetables
Quantity Power
-g/ml- -Setting150
800 W
150
800 W
150
800 W
900
800 W
1000
800 W
400
800 W
Time
-Minapprox.1
approx.1
11/2 -2
10-12
111/2-13
3-6
Meat,
1 slice*
Fish fillet*
Sausages 2
Cake, 1 piece
Baby food, 1 glass
200
200
200
200
500
200
500
200
200
180
100
190
800 W
800 W
800 W
800 W
800 W
800 W
800 W
800 W
800 W
560 W
400 W
400 W
11/2-21/2
11/2-2
11/2-21/2
2-21/2
4-5
2-21/2
4-41/2
3-4
2-3
approx.2
1/2
approx.1
Melting butter or margarine*
Melting chocolate
Dissolving six sheets of gelatine
50
100
10
800 W
400 W
400 W
1/2-1
Glazing for a tart for 1/4 l of liquid
10
400 W
5-6
Garnishes
2-3
1/2
Hints
do not cover
do not cover
do not cover, bring to the boil
do not cover, bring to the boil
cover, bring to the boil
sprinkle some water onto the sauce, cover
stir half way through the heating time
cover, stir after heating
cover, stir after heating
cover, stir after heating
if necessary add some water, cover
stir half way through the heating time
sprinkle with water, cover and stir from time to
time.
thinly spread sauce over the top, cover
cover
pierce the skin several times
place on a cake stand
remove the lid, after heating stir well and test the
temperature
stir from time to time
dip into water, squeeze thoroughly and place in
a soup bowl, stir from time to time
mix the sugar in 250 ml of liquid, cover, stir well
during and after heating
* Refrigerator temperature
TABLE: COOKING MEAT, FISH AND POULTRY
Fish and Poultry
Roasts 500
(pork,
veal, lamb)
800 W
400 W
1000
400 W
1500 800 W
400 W
Roast beef (medium)
400 W
Minced meat 1000
Fish fillet
Chicken
Chicken legs
18
Quantity Power
Time
-g- -Setting- -Min-
Hints
8-10* season to taste, place in a shallow flan dish 10
10-12 turn over after *
800 W 19-21*
10
11-14
33-36*
10
13-17
1000 800 W 9-11* season to taste, place in a quiche dish,
10
5-7
turn over after *
800 W 16-18 prepare the minced meat mixture (half pork/half beef)
place in a shallow casserole dish
200 800 W 3-4
season to taste, place on a plate, cover
3
1200 800 W 21-24 season to taste, place in a casserole dish,
3
turn half way through cooking time
200 800 W 3-4
season to taste, place on a plate, cover
3
Standing time
-Min-
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Cooking charts
TABLE: DEFROSTING
Food
Quantity Power
Time
-g-Setting- -Min-
Roast meat (e.g. pork, beef,
lamb, veal)
Steaks, escalopes, cutlets, liver
Goulash
Sausages, 8
4
Duck, turkey
1500
1000
500
200
500
600
300
1500
80 W
80 W
80 W
80 W
240 W
240 W
240 W
80 W
58-64
42-48
19-23
4-5
8-12
6-9
4-5
48-52
Chicken
1200
80 W
39-43
1000
80 W
33-37
200
800
400
300
80
250
750
100-150
150
240 W
240 W
240 W
240 W
240 W
240 W
240 W
80 W
80 W
80 W
240 W
240 W
4-5
9-12
7-10
6-8
app.1
2-4
6-8
2-5
3-4
18-20
2-4
4-5
Chicken legs
Whole fish
Fish fillet
Crabs
Rolls, 2
Sliced bread for toasting
White loaf, whole
Cakes, per piece
Cream cake, per piece
Whole gateau, Ø 25cm
Butter
Fruit such as strawberries
raspberries, cherries, plums
250
250
Hints
Standing time
-Min-
place on an upturned plate, turn
half way through defrosting time
30-90
30-90
30-90
turn half way through defrosting time
30
separate and stir half way through defrosting time 10-15
place next to each other,
5-10
turn half way through defrosting time
5-10
place upon an upturned plate,
30-90
turn half way through defrosting time
place upon an upturned plate,
30-90
turn half way through defrosting time
place upon an upturned plate,
30-90
turn half way through defrosting time
turn half way through defrosting time
10-15
turn half way through defrosting time
10-15
turn half way through defrosting time
5-10
turn half way through defrosting time
30
only partially defrost
remove outer slices after each minute has passed
5
turn half way through defrosting time (centre still frozen)30
place on a cake stand
5
place on a cake stand
10
place on a cake stand
30-60
only partially defrost
15
spread them out evenly
5
turn half way through defrosting time
TABLE: DEFROSTING AND COOKING
Food
Fish fillet
Trout, 1 fish
One-plate meal
Leaf spinach
Broccoli
Peas
Kohlrabi
Mixed vegetables
Brussels sprouts
Red cabbage
Quantity Power
-g-Setting300
800 W
250
800 W
400
800 W
300
800 W
300
800 W
300
800 W
300
800 W
500
800 W
300
800 W
450
800 W
Time Added water
-Min-tbsps10-12
5-7
9-11
6-8
7-9
3-5
7-9
3-5
7-9
3-5
11-13
3-5
7-9
3-5
10-12
3-5
Hints
cover
cover
cover, stir after 6 minutes
cover, stir once or twice during cooking
cover, stir half way through cooking time
cover, stir half way through cooking time
cover, stir half way through cooking time
cover, stir half way through cooking time
cover, stir half way through cooking time
cover, stir half way through cooking time
Standing time
-Min1-2
1-2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
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Cooking charts
TABLE: COOKING FRESH VEGETABLES
Vegetable
Leaf Spinach
Cauliflower
Quantity Power
Time
-g- -Setting- -Min-
Green peppers
Boiled potatoes (skins on)
Leeks
Red cabbage
300
800
500
500
500
300
500
500
250
500
500
300
500
500
500
500
800 W
800 W
800 W
800 W
800 W
800 W
800 W
800 W
800 W
800 W
800 W
800 W
800 W
800 W
800 W
800 W
5-7
15-17
10-12
9-11
8-10
9-11
9-11
9-11
5-7
10-12
10-12
7-9
7-9
9-11
9-11
15-17
Brussels sprouts
Boiled Potatoes (salted)
500
500
800 W
800 W
9-11
9-11
Celery
White cabbage
Courgettes
500
500
500
800 W
800 W
800 W
9-11
15-17
9-11
Broccoli
Mushrooms
Chinese leaves
Peas
Fennel
Onions
Kohlrabi
Carrots
Hints
Added Water
-tbsps/ml-
wash dry well, cover, stir once or twice during cooking
1 whole head, cover, divide into florets, stir
during cooking
divide into florets, cover, stir occasionally during cooking
whole heads, cover, stir occasionally during cooking
cut into strips, cover, stir occasionally during cooking
cover, stir occasionally during cooking
cut into quarters, cover, stir occasionally during cooking
whole, cook in microwave cling film
dice, cover, stir occasionally during cooking
cut into rings, cover, stir occasionally during cooking
5-6 tbsps
4-5 tbsps
4-5 tbsps
4-5 tbsps
4-5 tbsps
4-5 tbsps
50 ml
4-5 tbsps
cut into strips, stir once or twice during cooking
cover, stir occasionally during cooking
cut into rings, cover, stir occasionally during cooking
cut into strips, stir once or twice
during cooking
whole sprouts, cover, stir occasionally during cooking
cut into large pieces of a similar size, add a little salt,
cover, stir occasionally during cooking
dice finely, cover, stir occasionally during cooking
cut into strips, cover, stir occasionally during cooking
slice, cover, stir occasionally during cooking
4-5 tbsps
4-5 tbsps
4-5 tbsps
50 ml
50 ml
150 ml
50 ml
50 ml
4-5 tbsps
Recipes
ADAPTING RECIPES FOR THE
MICROWAVE OVEN
HOW TO USE RECIPES
If you would like to adapt your favourite recipes for
the microwave, you should take note of the following:
Shorten cooking times by a third to a half. Follow the
example of the recipes in this book.
Foods which have a high moisture content such as
meat, fish, poultry, vegetables, fruit, stews and soups
can be prepared in your microwave without any
difficulty. Foods which have little moisture, such as
platters of food, should have the surface moistened
prior to heating or cooking.
The amount of liquid to be added to raw foods, which
are to be braised, should be reduced to about two
thirds of the quantity in the original recipe. If
necessary, add more liquid during cooking.
The amount of fat to be added can be reduced
considerably. A small amount of butter, margarine or
oil is sufficient to flavour food. For this reason your
microwave is excellent for preparing low-fat foods as
part of a diet.
• All the recipes in this book are calculated on the
basis of 4 servings - unless otherwise stated.
• Recommendations relating to suitable utensils and
the total cooking times are given at the beginning
of every recipe.
• As a rule the quantities shown are assumed to be
wholly consumable, unless specifically indicated
otherwise.
• When eggs are given in the recipes they are
assumed to have weight of approx. 55 g (grade M).
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Recipes
Germany
Camembert toast
Total cooking time: approx. 11/2-21/2 minutes
Utensils:
Ingredients
4
slices of bread for toasting
2 tbsp butter or margarine (20 g)
150 g
camembert
4 tsp
cranberry jelly
cayenne pepper
Netherlands
Mushroom soup
Total cooking time: approx. 13-17 Minutes
Utensils: Bowl with lid (2 l Capacity)
Ingredients
200 g
mushrooms, sliced
1
onion (50 g), finely chopped
300 ml meat stock
300 ml cream
21/2 tbsps flour (25 g)
21/2 tbsps butter or margarine (25 g)
salt & pepper
1
egg
150 g
crème fraîche
1. Toast the bread and spread with butter.
2. Cut the Camembert into slices and arrange on
top of the toast. Put the cranberry jelly in the
middle of the cheese and sprinkle with cayenne
pepper.
3. Place the toast on a plate and heat for
11/2-21/2 min.
800 W
Tip: You can vary this recipe according to your taste.
For example, you can use fresh mushrooms and
grated cheese or cooked ham, asparagus and
Emmental cheese.
1. Place the vegetables and the stock in the bowl, cover
and cook.
8-9 min.
800 W
2. Blend all the ingredients in the mixer.
3. Mix the flour and butter to a dough and smooth into
the soup. Season with salt and pepper, cover and cook.
Stir after cooking.
4-6 min.
800 W
4. Mix the egg yolk with the cream, gradually stir into the
soup. Heat for a short time, but do not let it boil!
1-2 min.
800 W
Allow the soup to stand for about 5 minutes after
cooking.
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Recipes
Switzerland
Zürich veal in cream
Total cooking time: approx. 11-15 minutes
Utensils: Dish with lid (2 l capacity)
Ingredients
600 g
veal fillet
1 tbsp butter or margarine
1
onion (50 g), finely chopped
100 ml white wine
seasoned gravy browning, for approx. 1/2 l gravy
300 ml cream
1 tbsp parsley, chopped
France
Sole fillets
Total cooking time: approx. 13-16 minutes
Utensils: Shallow, oval oven dish with microwave cling
film (approx. 26 cm long)
Ingredients
400 g
sole fillets
1
lemon, whole
2
tomatoes (150 g)
1 tsp
butter or margarine for greasing
1 tbsp vegetable oil
1 tbsp parsley, chopped
salt & pepper
4 tbsps white wine (30 ml)
2 tbsps butter or margarine (20 g)
Greece
Braised lamb with green beans
Total cooking time: approx. 20-24 minutes
Utensils: Shallow, oval soufflé mould with lid
(about 26 cm long)
Ingredients
1-2
tomatoes (100 g)
400 g
lamb, boned
1 tsp
butter or margarine for greasing the bowl
1
onion (50 g), finely chopped
1
clove garlic, crushed
salt & pepper
sugar
250 g
tinned green beans
Tip: If you prefer to use fresh beans, these should be
pre-cooked.
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1. Cut the fillet into finger-width strips.
2. Grease the dish all over with the butter. Put the onion
and the meat into the dish, cover and cook. Stir once
during cooking.
7-10 min.
800 W
3. Add the white wine, gravy browning and cream, stir,
cover and continue cooking. Stir occasionally.
4-5 min.
800 W
4. Test the veal, stir the mixture once more and allow to
stand for approx. 5 minutes. Serve garnished with
parsley.
1. Wash the sole fillets and pat them dry. Remove any
bones.
2. Cut the lemon and the tomatoes into thin slices.
3. Grease the oven dish with butter. Place the fish fillets
inside and drizzle the vegetable oil over them.
4. Sprinkle parsley over the fish, place the tomato slices
on top and season. Place the lemon slices on top of
the tomatoes and pour the white wine over them.
5. Place small pats of butter on top of the lemon,
cover and cook.
13-16 min.
800 W
After cooking allow the fish fillets to stand for approx.
2 minutes.
Tip: This recipe can also be used for Haddock, Halibut,
Mullet, Plaice or Cod.
1. Skin and remove the stalks of the tomatoes, then
purée in a blender or food processor.
2. Cut the lamb into large chunks. Grease the bowl with
butter. Add meat, onions and garlic, season, cover and
cook.
9-11 min.
800 W
3. Add beans and puréed tomatoes to the meat, cover
and continue cooking.
11-13 min.
560 W
After cooking, leave the lamb to stand for
approximately 5 minutes.
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Recipes
Italy
Lasagne
Total cooking time 22-26 minutes
Utensils: Bowl with lid (2 l capacity)
Shallow square soufflé mould with lid
(approx 20 x 20 x 6 cm)
Ingredients
300 g
tinned tomatoes
50 g
ham, finely cubed
1
onion (50 g), finely chopped
1
clove of garlic, crushed
250 g
minced meat (beef)
2 tbsp mashed tomato (30 g)
salt & pepper
oregano, thyme, basil, nutmeg
150 ml cream (crème fraîche)
100 ml milk
50 g
grated Parmesan cheese
1 tsp
mixed chopped herbs
1 tsp
olive oil
1 tsp
vegetable oil to grease the mould
125 g
lasagne verde
1 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
1 tbsp butter or margarine
France
Ratatouille
Total cooking time 19-21 minutes
Utensils: Bowl with lid (2 l capacity)
Ingredients
5 tbsp olive oil (50 ml)
1 clove garlic, crushed
1
onion (50 g), sliced
1
small aubergine (250 g), cut into cubes
1
courgette (200 g), into cubes
1
pepper (200 g), cut into large cubes
1
small fennel (75 g) cut into large cubes
1
bouquet garni
200 g
tinned artichoke hearts, cut into quarters
salt & pepper
1. Cut the tomatoes into slices, mix with the ham and
onion, garlic, minced meat and mashed tomato.
Season and cook with the lid on.
7-9 min.
800 W
2. Mix the cream with the milk, Parmesan cheese, herbs,
oil, and spices.
3. Grease the soufflé mould and cover the bottom of the
mould with about 1/2 of the pasta. Put half of the
minced meat mixture on the pasta and pour on some
sauce. Put an additional 1/2 of the pasta on top
followed by another layer of the minced meat mixture
and some sauce, finishing with the remaining pasta on
top. Finally, cover the pasta with lots of sauce and
sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Place butter flakes on
top and cook with the lid on.
15-17 min.
560 W
After cooking, let the lasagne stand for approximately
5-10 minutes.
1. Place the olive oil and garlic clove in the bowl. Add the
prepared vegetables, except the artichoke hearts, and
season with pepper. Add the bouquet garni, cover and
cook, stirring once.
19-21 min.
800 W
For the last 5 minutes, add the artichoke hearts and
heat.
2. Season the ratatouille to taste with salt and pepper.
Remove the bouquet garni before serving. After
cooking, leave the ratatouille to stand for around 2
minutes.
Tip: Ratatouille can be served hot with meat dishes.
Served cold, it also makes an excellent starter.
A bouquet garni consists of: one stalk of parsley, a
bunch of herbs suitable for seasoning soup, one stalk
of lovage, one stalk of thyme, several bay leaves.
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Recipes
Spain
Baked potatoes
Total cooking time 12-16 minutes
Utensils: Bowl with lid (2 l capacity)
China plate
Ingredients
4
medium sized potatoes (400 g)
100 ml water
60 g
ham, cut into fine cubes
1/2
onion (25 g) finely cubed
75-100 ml milk
2 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese (20 g)
salt & pepper
2 tbsp grated Emmental cheese
Denmark
Fruit Jelly with vanilla sauce
Total cooking time 10-13 minutes
Utensils: Dish with lid (2 l capacity)
Dish with lid (1 l capacity)
Ingredients
150 g
redcurrants, washed and stalks removed
150 g
strawberries, washed and haulms removed
150 g
raspberries, washed and haulms removed
250ml white wine
100 g
sugar
50 ml
lemon juice
8
gelatin leaves
300 ml milk
inside of 1/2 vanilla pod
30 g
sugar
15 g
food thickener
Tip: You can also use defrosted frozen fruits.
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1. Place the potatoes in a dish, add the water, cover and
cook. Rearrange halfway through cooking.
8-10 min.
800 W
Leave to cool.
2. Cut the potatoes lengthwise and carefully remove the
potato from the skin. Mix the potato with the ham,
onion, milk and Parmesan cheese to an even
consistency. Season with salt and pepper.
3. Fill the potato skins with potato mixture and sprinkle
with Emmental cheese. Place potatoes on a plate and
cook.
4-6 min.
800 W
After cooking, leave to stand for approximately 2
minutes.
1. Put some of the fruit to one side for decoration. Purée
the rest of the fruit with the white wine, put it into a
dish, cover and heat.
7-9 min.
800 W
Fold in the sugar and the lemon juice.
2. Soak the gelatin in cold water for approx. 10 minutes,
then take it out and squeeze dry. Stir the gelatin in
with the hot purée until it has dissolved. Place the
jelly in the refrigerator and leave to set.
3. To make the vanilla sauce; put the milk into the other
dish. Slit the vanilla pod and remove the inside. Stir
this in with the milk, together with the sugar and the
food thickener, cover and cook, stirring during cooking
and again at the end.
3-4 min.
800 W
4. Turn out the jelly onto a plate and decorate with the
whole fruit. Add the vanilla sauce.
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Care & cleaning
CAUTION: DO NOT USE COMMERCIAL OVEN
CLEANERS, STEAM CLEANERS, ABRASIVE, HARSH
CLEANERS, ANY THAT CONTAIN SODIUM
HYDROXIDE OR SCOURING PADS ON ANY PART OF
YOUR MICROWAVE OVEN.
Oven exterior
The outside of your oven can be cleaned easily with
mild soap and water. Make sure the soap is wiped off
with a moist cloth, and dry the exterior with a soft
towel.
Oven controls
Open the door before cleaning to de-activate the oven
controls. Care should be taken when cleaning the oven
control. Using a cloth dampened with water only,
gently wipe the panel until it becomes clean. Avoid
using excessive amounts of water. Do not use any sort
of chemical or abrasive cleaner.
Oven Interior
1. For cleaning, wipe any splatters or spills with a soft
damp cloth or sponge after each use while the oven
is still warm. For heavier spills, use a mild soap and
wipe several times with a damp cloth until all
residues are removed. Do not remove the waveguide
cover.
2. Make sure that mild soap or water does not
penetrate the small vents in the walls which may
cause damage to the oven.
3. Do not use spray type cleaners on the oven interior.
Turntable and turntable support
Remove the turntable and turntable support from the
oven. Wash the turntable and turntable support in mild
soapy water. Dry with a soft cloth. Both the turntable
and the turntable support are dishwasher safe.
Door
To remove all trace of dirt, regularly clean both sides of
the door, the door seals and sealing surfaces with a
soft, damp cloth.
NOTE: A steam cleaner should not be used.
What to do if...
... the microwave appliance is not working
properly ?
Check that
- the fuses in the fuse box are working,
- there has not been a power outage.
- If the fuses continue to blow, please contact
a qualified electrician.
... the microwave mode is not working ?
Check that
- the door is properly closed,
- the door seals and their surfaces are clean,
- the START-button has been pressed
... the turntable is not turning ?
Check that
- the turntable support is correctly connected
to the drive,
- the ovenware does not extend beyond the
turntable,
- food does not extend beyond the edge of
the turntable preventing it from rotating.
- there is nothing in the well beneath the
turntable.
... the microwave will not switch off ?
- Isolate the appliance from the fuse box.
- Contact your local Service Force Centre.
... the interior light is not working ?
- Call your local Service Force Centre. The
interior light bulb can be exchanged only by
trained Service Force technicians.
... the food is taking longer to heat through
and cook than before ?
- Set a longer cooking time (double quantity
= nearly double time) or
- if the food is colder than usual, rotate or
turn from time to time or
- set a higher power setting.
NOTE: If you cook the food over the standard time with only 800 W, the power of the oven will lower automatically
to avoid overheating. (The microwave power level will be reduced to 560 W). After pausing for 90 seconds,
800 W power can be reset.
Cooking Mode
Standard time
Reduced power
Microwave 800 W
20 minutes
Microwave 560 W
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Service & spare parts
If you wish to purchase spare parts or require an engineer, contact your local AEG Service Force Centre
by telephoning:
08705 929 929
Your telephone call will be automatically routed to the Service Force Centre covering your post code area.
For the address of your local Service Force Centre and further information about Service Force, please
visit the website at:
www.serviceforce.co.uk
When you contact the Service Force Centre they will need the following information:
1. Your name & address, including post code.
2. Your telephone number
3. Clear and concise details of the fault.
4. The model and serial number of the appliance (found on the rating plate).
5. The purchase date:
Please note that a valid purchase receipt or guarantee documentation is
required for in-guarantee service calls.
Customer care
For general enquiries concerning your AEG
appliance or for further information on AEG
products please contact our Customer Care
Department by letter or telephone at the address
below or visit our website at:
www.aeg.co.uk
Customer Care Department
AEG Domestic Appliances
55-77 High Street
Slough
Berkshire, SL1 1DZ
Tel. 08705 350350 (*)
(*) Calls may be recorded for training purposes.
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For Customer Service in Ireland please contact us
at the address below:
AEG
Electrolux Group (Irl) Ltd
Long Mile Road
Dublin 12
Republic of Ireland
Tel: + 353 (0)1 4090754
Email: service.eid@electrolux.ie
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Guarantee conditions
Standard guarantee conditions
We, AEG, undertake that if within 12 months of the date of the purchase this AEG appliance or any part
thereof is proved to be defective by reason only of faulty workmanship or materials, we will, at our
discretion repair or replace the same FREE OF CHARGE for labour, materials or carriage on condition that:
• The appliance has been correctly installed and used only on the electricity or gas supply stated on
the rating plate.
• The appliance has been used for normal domestic purposes only, and in accordance with the
manufacturer's operating and maintenance instructions.
• The appliance has not been serviced, maintained, repaired, taken apart or tampered with by any
person not authorised by us.
• All service work under this guarantee must be undertaken by a Service Force Centre. Any appliance
or defective part replaced shall become the Company's property.
• This guarantee is in addition to your statutory and other legal rights.
• Home visits are made between 8.30am and 5.30pm Monday to Friday.
Visits may be available outside these hours in which case a premium will be charged.
Exclusions
This guarantee does not cover:
• Damage or calls resulting from transportation, improper use or neglect, the replacement of any light
bulbs or removable parts of glass or plastic.
• Costs incurred for calls to put right an appliance which is improperly installed or calls to appliances
outside the United Kingdom.
• Appliances found to be in use within a commercial environment, plus those which are subject to
rental agreements.
• Products of AEG manufacture which are not marketed by AEG.
European Guarantee
If you should move to another country within Europe then your guarantee moves with you to your new
home subject to the following qualifications:
• The guarantee starts from the date you first purchased your product.
• The guarantee is for the same period and to the same extent for labour and parts as exists in the
new country of use for this brand or range of products.
• This guarantee relates to you and cannot be transferred to another user.
• Your new home is within the European Community (EC) or European Free Trade Area.
• The product is installed and used in accordance with our instructions and is only used domestically,
i.e. a normal household.
• The product is installed taking into account regulations in your new country.
Before you move please contact your nearest Customer Care centre, listed below, to give them details of
your new home. They will then ensure that the local Service Organisation is aware of your move and
able to look after you and your appliances.
France
Senlis
+33 (0) 3 44 62 29 29
Germany
Nürnberg
+49 (0) 800 234 7378
Italy
Pordenone
+39 (0) 800 117511
Sweden
Stockholm
+46 (0) 8 672 5360
UK
Slough
+44 (0) 1753 219899
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Specifications
AC Line Voltage
Distribution line fuse/circuit breaker
AC Power required:
Output power:
Microwave Frequency:
Outside Dimensions:
Microwave
Microwave
MC1751E
MC1761E
Cavity Dimensions
Oven Capacity
Turntable
Weight
Oven lamp
: 230-240 V, 50 Hz, single phase
: Minimum 10 A
: 1.2 kW
: 800 W (IEC 60705)
: 2450 MHz
: 492 mm (W) x 370 mm (H) x 316 mm (D)
: 592 mm (W) x 370 mm (H) x 316 mm (D)
: 285 mm (W) x 202 mm (H) x 298 mm (D) *
: 17 litres *
: ø 272 mm, glass
: approx. 15.5 kg
: 25 W/240 - 250 V
* Internal capacity is calculated by measuring maximum width, depth and height.
Actual capacity for holding food is less.
This oven complies with the requirements of Directives 89/336/EEC and 73/23/EEC
as amended by 93/68/EEC.
SPECIFICATIONS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE AS PART OF
CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT
Important information
Ecologically responsible disposal of packaging materials and old
appliances
Packaging materials
AEG microwave ovens require effective packaging to protect them during transportation.
Only the minimum packaging necessary is used.
Packaging materials (e.g. foil or styrofoam) can place children at risk.
Danger of suffocation. Keep packaging material away from children.
All packaging materials used are environment friendly and can be recycled. The cardboard is
made from recycled paper and the wooden parts are untreated. Plastic items are marked as
follows:
«PE» polyethylene eg packaging film
«PS» polystyrene eg packaging (CFC-free)
«PP» polypropylene eg packaging straps
By using and re-using the packaging, raw materials are saved and waste volume is reduced.
Packaging should be taken to your nearest recycling centre.
Contact your local council for information.
Disposal of old appliances
Old appliances should be made safe before disposal by removing the plug, and cutting off and
disposing of the power cable.
It should then be taken to the nearest recycling centre. Check with your local Council or
Environmental Health Office to see if there are facilities in your area for recycling the appliance.
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Installation
INSTALLING THE APPLIANCE
1. Remove all packaging and check carefully for any
signs of damage.
2. This oven is designed to fit into a 360mm high
cupboard as standard.
When fitting into a 350mm high cupboard:Unscrew and remove the 4 feet from the bottom of
the oven. There are 3 tall feet and 1 short foot.
Replace the 3 tall feet with those provided in the
accessory pack. Do not replace the short foot.
3. If fitting the microwave oven above a conventional
oven (position A) then use the mylar sheet provided.
a. Cut the Mylar sheet to
fit the internal
width of the
unit.
b. Peel back the
protective
Mylar sheet
cover on the
tape and fix
Inte
rnal
to the rear of
wid
th
the shelf so
ap
Conventional
ice g
that it covers
Serv
oven
the service gap.
(See diagram).
4. Fit the appliance into the kitchen cupboard slowly,
and without force, until the front frame of the oven
seals against the front opening of the cupboard.
5. Ensure the appliance is
stable and not leaning.
5 mm
Ensure that a 5mm gap is
kept between the cupboard
door above and the top of
the frame (see diagram).
6. Fix the oven in position with the
screws provided.
The fixing points are located on
the top and bottom corners of
the oven (see diagram, item 9,
on page 4).
7. It is important to ensure that the installation of this
product conforms to the instructions in this
operation manual and the hob or conventional oven
manufacturer’s installation instructions.
Chimney
Chimney
SAFE USE OF THE APPLIANCE
Position A
Position B
Position C
If fitting the microwave in position B or C:
• The cupboard must be a minimum of
500mm (E) above the worktop & must not
be installed directly above a hob.
• This appliance has been tested and
approved for use near domestic gas,
electric and induction hobs only.
• Sufficient space between hob and
microwave should be allowed to prevent
overheating of microwave oven,
surrounding cupboard and accessories.
• Do not operate the hob without pans
when the microwave oven is operating.
• Care should be taken when attending to
the microwave oven while the hob is on.
Position D
E
D
Conventional
oven
POSITION
W
NICHE SIZE
D
H
CHIMNEY
(min)
Gap Between
Cupboard & Ceiling
A
560 x 550 x 360
50
50
B+C
460 x 300 x 350
460 x 300 x 360
560 x 300 x 350
560 x 300 x 360
18
18
18
18
50
50
50
50
D
460 x 500 x 350
460 x 500 x 360
560 x 500 x 350
560 x 500 x 360
40
40
40
40
50
50
50
50
Measurements in (mm)
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Installation
CONNECTING THE APPLIANCE TO THE POWER SUPPLY
• The electrical outlet should be readily accessible so that the unit can
(A)
be unplugged easily in an emergency.
• The socket should not be positioned behind the cupboard.
• The best position is above the cupboard, see (A).
When not connecting the power supply cord to position (A) it should be
removed from the support clip (see diagram, item 13, on page 4) and
routed under the oven.
• Connect the appliance a single phase 230-240V/50Hz alternating current
via a correctly installed earth socket.
The socket must be fused with a ≥10A fuse.
• If the appliance is to be operated in a non-European country, the
supply voltage, current type and frequency of the appliance indicated on the rating plate must
correspond with the specification of your power supply. The rating plate can be found on the inside face
of the control panel.
• The power supply cord may only be replaced by an electrician.
• Before installing, tie a piece of string to the power supply cord to facilitate connection to point (A) when the
appliance is being installed.
• When inserting the appliance into the high-sided cupboard, DO NOT crush the power supply cord.
ELECTRICAL CONNECTIONS
WARNING:
THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE EARTHED
The manufacturer declines any liability
should this safety measure not be observed.
• If the plug that is fitted to your appliance is not
suitable for your socket outlet, it must be cut off
and the appropriate plug fitted.
• Remove the fuse from the cut off plug. The cut off
plug should then be disposed of to prevent the
hazard of shocks in case it should be plugged into a
13 Amp socket in another part of your home.
• Connect the green and yellow (earth) wire to the
terminal in the plug which is marked with the letter
”E” or the earth symbol (
) or coloured green and
yellow.
• Connect the blue (neutral) wire to the terminal in
the plug which is marked with the letter ”N” or
coloured black.
• Connect the brown (live) wire to the terminal in the
plug which is marked with the letter ”L” or coloured
red.
GREEN & YELLOW
13 AMP FUSE
13 AMP
IMPORTANT
The wires in the mains lead are coloured in accordance
with the following code:
GREEN AND YELLOW
EARTH
BLUE
NEUTRAL
BROWN
LIVE
If you fit your own plug, the colours of the wires in the
mains lead of your appliance may not correspond with
the markings identifying the terminals in your plug,
proceed as follows:
BROWN
BLUE
CORD CLAMP
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From the Electrolux Group. The World’s No.1 choice.
The Electrolux group is the world’s largest producer of powered appliances for the kitchen, cleaning and outdoor use.
More than 55 million Electrolux Group products (such as refrigerators, cookers, washing machines, vacuum cleaners,
chain saws and lawn mowers) are sold each year to a value of approx. USD 14 billion in more than 150 countries around
the world.
AEG Domestic Appliances
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