Instructions for Use
Instructions for Use
KED501
Electric Dryer
Thank you for your trust and for buying our electric dryer. We congratulate you
on your wise decision.
This appliance is designed for drying clothes for home use only.
The dryer enables quick drying of laundry, leaving clothes soft and fluffy without
affecting the shape.
Our appliances are environmentally friendly: some of the materials are
recyclable while others are disposed of and destroyed. To protect the
environment, dispose of your appliance by delivering it to the authorised dealer.
The appliance is intended exclusively for use in households. If the appliance is
used for professional purposes, for profit, or for purposes beyond regular use
in a household, or if appliance is used by a person who is not a consumer, the
warranty period equals the shortest warranty period possible as stipulated by
the relevant legislation.
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Appliance description ....................................... 3
Warnings............................................................. 4
Installation and connection............................... 7
Operation.......................................................... 10
Tips for drying and for the economic use of
the dryer............................................................ 16
Cleaning and maintenance.............................. 17
Troubles............................................................ 19
Tables................................................................ 20
Appliance description
1. Front panel
2. Drying program button
3. Door
Dimensions of the appliance (w x d x h):
600 mm x 600 mm x 850 mm
Weight (net): 37 kg
Weight (gross): 39 kg
Nominal voltage: 240 V, 50Hz
Connecting power: 2400 W
Max. load: 6.5 kg
Connection: power cord (240 V, 50 Hz, min 10 A)
Fuse: 10 A
Heater: 2100 W
Name plate with technical information for the appliance is located
under the door frame.
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Technical data
4. Evacuation slots
5. Cooling air slot
6. Legs
Warnings
•Use the dryer to dry only laundry washed with water. Do not attempt to dry
laundry, washed or cleaned with flammable detergents or solutions (gasoline,
trichloroethylene etc.), as it may cause an explosion.
•Do not let the children play with the appliance. Prevent your children or pets
entering the dryer drum.
•When discarding the old appliance, remove the power cord and break the
lock, so that the door can not be locked (safety precautions for children).
•Clean the filter after each drying. If the filter hasbeen removed, always
reinsert it before the nextdrying operation.
•After use always turn the appliance off (the program selection jog should be
in position “0”) and unplug the power cord.
•Leave all repairs to a qualified technician. Tampering with the appliance or
damage by an unqualified person may cause accidents or failures. Call your
nearest authorised servicecentre on 1300 652 100.
•Name plate with technical information about the appliance is located under
the door frame.
•The room must be well aired, surrounding air must not contain dusty
particles.
•Room where the appliance is located must be well aired to prevent back flow
of gasses, released by open fire gas appliances (fireplace).
•The warranty shall not apply to consumables (bulbs), minor discoloration or
deviations of color, increased noise level as a consequence of appliance age,
which does not affect appliance functionality, and aesthetical deficiencies
which do not affect appliance functionality or safety.
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To minimize the risk of fire in a tumble dryer, the following should be
observed:
•Items that have been spotted or soaked with vegetable or cooking oil constitute
a fire hazard and should not be placed in a tumble dryer.
Oil-affected items can ignite spontaneously, especially when exposed to
heat sources such as in a tumble dryer. The items become warm, causing
an oxidation reaction in the oil. Oxidation creates heat. If the heat cannot
escape, the items can become hot enough to catch fire. Piling, stacking or
storing oilaffected items can prevent heat from escaping and so create a fire
hazard.
If it is unavoidable that fabrics that contain vegetable or cooking oil or have
been contaminated by hair care products be placed in a tumble dryer they
should first be washed in hot water with extra detergent - this will reduce, but
not eliminate, the hazard. The ‘cool down’ cycle of tumble dryers should be
used to reduce the temperature of the items. They should not be removed
from the tumble dryer or piled or stacked while hot.
•Items that have been previously cleaned in, washed in, soaked in or spotted
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with petrol/gasoline, dry-cleaning solvents or other flammable or explosive
substances should not be placed in a tumble dryer.
Highly flammable substances commonly used in domestic environments
include acetone, denatured alcohol, petrol/gasoline, kerosene, spot removers
(some brands), turpentine, waxes and wax removers.
•Items containing foam rubber (also known as latex foam) or similarly textured
rubber. like materials should not be dried in a tumble dryer on a heat setting.
Foam rubber materials can, when heated, produce fire by spontaneous
combustion.
•Fabric softeners or similar products should not be used in a tumble dryer
to eliminate the effects of static electricity unless this practice is specifically
recommended by the manufacturer of the fabric softener or product.
•Undergarments that contain metal reinforcements should not be placed in a
tumble dryer.
Damage to the tumble dryer can result if metal reinforcements come loose
during drying. When available a drying rack could be used for such items.
•Plastic articles such as shower caps or babies’ waterproof napkin covers
should not be placed in a tumble dryer.
•Rubber-backed articles, clothes fitted with foam rubber pads, pillows,
galoshes and rubber-coated tennis shoes should not be placed in a tumble
dryer.
The belt can be replaced by a servicing
engineer only, who incorporates an original
spare part with the marking OPTIBELT EPH
1906, code 104265.
The symbol on the product or on its
packaging indicates that this product may
not be treated as household waste.
Instead it shall be handed over to the
applicable collection point for the recycling
of electrical and electronic equipment. By
ensuring this product is disposed of
correctly, you will help prevent potential
negative consequences for the environment
and human health, which could otherwise
be caused by inappropriate waste handling
of thisproduct. For more detailed
information about recycling of this product,
please contact your local city office, your
household waste disposal service or the
shop where you purchased the product.
This appliance is not intended for use by
young children or infirm persons unless
they have been adequately supervised by a
responsible person to ensure that they can
use the appliance safely.
Young children should be supervised
to ensure that they do not play with the
appliance.
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Installation and connection
Removing wrapping
•Packaging materials are environmentally friendly:
they can either be recycled, safely disposed of or
destroyed, without any threat to the environment.
•To be able to do this effectively all materials are
marked accordingly.
Be careful not to damage cabinet of
the appliance with a sharp object when
removing the packaging.
Before connecting the appliance, let it
warm up to room temperature (wait for two
hours).
Selecting the
appropriate location of
the appliance
Ventilation slots and openings on the appliance
front and rear wall should not be obstructed.
•Place the appliance in a well ventilated room with
a window or a built-in fan.
•Connect the evacuation tube to the pre-prepared
opening.
•Evacuation must not be connected to an air
duct used as a chimney for exhaust gasses of
appliances using other combustion material.
•Appliance can either stand on its own or can be
placed on top of a washing machine of the same
dimensions - minimum width 517 mm, depth
476 mm. The surface for placing the dryer must
be clean and flat. Use supplied vacuum feet to
prevent sliding of the appliance. Washing machine
hardtop must be wooden or metallic. To conceal
the opening between the two appliances, a
decorative trim (DECPL) is available. To order call
your nearest Kleenmaid Store on 13 13 08.
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Installation
Do not place the appliance behind lockable
door, sliding door, and door with hinges on
the opposite side of the appliance.
Place the appliance in the room in such
a way to ensure free opening of the dryer
door.
•Level the machine longitudinally and transversally
by rotating the adjustable feet, thus enabling the
leveling by +/- 1 cm.
Vibrations, moving of the appliance and
loud operation due to incorrect setting of
the adjustable feet shall not be covered by
this warranty.
The appliance should be placed on a
surface with concrete base; the surface
should be dry and clean in order to prevent
slipping. The adjustable feet should also
be cleaned before installation.
Do not place the dryer on a thick
carpet since this could obstruct the air
circulation.
•There are two openings for venting out humid air.
One of them should be closed with the supplied
lid, while the other should be connected to the
evacuation tube.
The distance between the dryer and the
moist air outlet (ventilation shaft, window)
should not exceed 2 meters, otherwise
water can accumulate in the tube.
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1 Lid
2 Evacuation tube
The appliance is connected to the power supply by
means of a cable cord plug. The wall socket should
be earthed (safety socket). Required nominal
current and frequency are stated on the rating plate.
The wiring should withstand maximum load. Electric
connection and earthing should be carried out in
accordance with current standards and regulations.
If the supply cord is damaged, it must be
replaced by the manufacturer or its service
agent or a similarly qualified person in
order to avoid a hazard.
•The appliance should be placed in a position,
where the plug is within reach.
If used with a cord extension device
or portable outlet device, ensure such
devices are positioned so as not to be
subjected to splashing or ingress of
moisture.
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Connecting to power
supply
Operation
A - program selection jog
B - lower temperature key
C - anti crease program off key
D - START / PAUSE key
E - Clean filter
F - Anti crease program button/End LED
G - Airing/cooling off LED
H - drying in progress LED
Program selection jog
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Program symbols
Moisture level
cottons
very dry
synthetics
dry
Timed program
dry for storage
Airing
slightly damp
mix
iron dry
Drying procedure
- Open the dryer door by pushing the left-hand
side of the door towards the appliance.
- Sort the laundry according to the type of fabrics.
Do up buttons and zippers, tie strings and
pull out the pockets.
Very delicate laundry should be put in a
special laundry bag.
It is suggested to load the drum with items
of different sizes.
Do not load dripping wet laundry into
thedryer (min. 800 rpm).
Pay attention to the labels on the clothes,
indicating the recommending drying mode
(see table of textile treatment symbols on
the last page).
- Insert the laundry into the drum (prior making
sure that the drum is empty).
- Close the dryer door.
- Drying program selection
By turning selector jog button (A) select the
preferred drying program according to the type of
laundry and required final moisture. The selector jog
may be turned in both directions.
- Selection of additional functions
Additional functions are selected prior pressing the
START button (D).
Lower temperature (B)
This function is selected if you wish to dry laundry
at a temperature lower than determined by the
program (see drying programs chart). However this
function makes the drying cycle last longer.
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Operating the dryer
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After drying is completed, this function
returns to the initial higher temperature.
Turning the anti-crease program off
The anti crease program is active at the end of
the program and will remain active for one hour
(occasionally turning the drum).
Press the (C) button to turn off the anti crease
program; the LED above the button is on.
If the program has been turned off, the LED above
the (C) button remains on at the end of drying cycle.
If the anti-crease function is on the LED above the
(C) remains off. The (F) LED will also flash in both
instances.
When the dryer is turned off, this function
is reset; the anti crease program is on.
Drying procedure
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•Drying process is turned on by pressing the
START/PAUSE button (D); the (H) LED is
permanently lit.
•If you turn the program selector jog during the
drying process, settings do not change, except at
the position 0, whereby the program is suspended.
•When the set moisture level is reached, the
cooling process starts; the (H) LED goes off and
the (G) LED is on.
•If the Airing program is selected (see drying
programs table) the (G) LED is on throughout the
entire program.
•Cooling off period lasts 10 minutes; LED (G) is on.
•Program is suspended if the drum sensor fails to
detect laundry in the drum.
•The anti-crease program is active at the end of
program and remains active for 1 hour (drum
occasionally spins around).
•If you open the drum door after the drying cycle
had been completed, the anti-crease program is
ended.
- End of drying procedure
At the end of the drying procedure the (F)
LED flashes, indicating that the drying
program has ended. Signal (E) LED clean
the filter is on.
•Open the dryer door by pushing the left-hand side
of the door towards the appliance.
•Remove the laundry from the dryer.
•Turn the appliance off by turning the jog selector
(A) to the position “0”.
•Clean the lint filter (see chapter on Cleaning and
Maintenance).
•Close the dryer door.
•Turn the appliance off by turning the jog selector
(A) to the position “0”.
•Pull the power lead from the socket and cut the
power supply from the mains.
•By the user
After drying be careful when extracting
laundry from the appliance, as it may be
hot!
Suspending the operation by pressing the
START/PAUSE button.
In case you press the START/PAUSE button (D)
during the drying procedure, the drying program is
suspended, and with the next press of the same
button the program is resumed where it had been
interrupted.
Changing the program or the functions
If you wish to change the drying program or the
additional functions during the drying procedure,
move button (A) to the position “0”, select new
drying program or additional functions and confirm
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Interruptions
the new selection by pressing the START/PAUSE
button.
Door opened
If the door is opened during the drying process this
will pause the operation. The (H) or (G) LEDs will
flash, depending on the drying process stage. When
the door is closed, the drying process resumes only
after the START/PAUSE button (D) is pressed. The
(H) or (G) LED stops flashing.
•Power failure
If a power failure occurs during the operation of
the dryer, ((H) or (G) LED flashes, depending of
the drying process stage), press the START (D)
button to resume the program from where it was
interrupted (the LED stops flashing).
Special functions
•Drum lamp
The drum is illuminated when the appliance
door is open. If the door is open for more than
5 minutes and no changes to the settings have
been made, the lamp goes off.
Prior first drying remove the basket and
any wrappings from the drum.
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Drying in the basket (max. 2.5 kg of dry laundry)
This function may be selected only at timed drying.
Before installing the basket, it is necessary to
remove the filter situated on the lower side of the
door opening. Remove the filter by means of a tool
(screw driver). After the drying is over, replace the
filter again.
The basket drying function is used to dry sneakers
or other things which you want to prevent from
tumbling within the drum. Be careful to avoid things
which are being dried to touch the drum as they
may get stuck and thus damaged. During this
function the basket remains still.
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Dry only clean sneakers. Wring them after washing
to such extent that they do not drip water prior
inserting into the dryer.
Select any other functions (lower temperature, anticrease program off) as preferred and press START
for the commencement of drying.
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Tips for drying and for the economic
use of the dryer
•The most economical drying is if the quantity
of laundry for drying in a single lot corresponds
to the recommended load for particular type of
laundry (see Page 19 program chart).
•Do not dry too much laundry at the same time, as
the laundry will be creased and unevenly dried
(max 6.5 kg of dry, non-delicate laundry).
•Do not dry the laundry made of especially
sensitive fibers (wool, silk), which may shrink or
lose shape.
•It is not necessary to use a fabric conditioner
when washing the laundry, since drying makes it
soft and fluffy.
•If the laundry is thoroughly spun before drying,
drying time is shorter and consumes less power
(1000 rpm).
•By selecting the most suitable drying program,
you will avoid over-drying and difficult ironing.
•By cleaning the filter on regular basis drying time
is shorter and consumes less energy.
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Cleaning and maintenance
Strictly switch the appliance off prior
cleaning (unplug the power cord from the
wall socket, or turn the selector jog to the
position “0”).
•Clean the casing and drum interior with soft cloth
Cleaning the filter
and mild detergent.
•After every drying clean the filter, located in the
inner part of the door.
•Lift the filter lid (Fig.).
•Pull your fingers over the filter to remove fibers
and threads lining. Replace the filter cover.
•If necessary, also clean the filter housing and door
sealing.
Cleaning of the filter on the lower side of the
door opening (only with some models)
Before removing clothes from the drum, clean the
filter on the lower side of the door opening with a
damp cloth or wet hand.
If the filter is clogged in such way that it needs
washing, pull it out from its bed (Fig.), wash it under
hot water and dry. Be sure that the replaced filter
snaps safely to its position, and only then close the
filter lid.
If the filter is not regularly cleaned, the
airflow is obstructed, which causes longer
drying time and danger of overheating.
•Periodically clean (vacuum) the interior of air
evacuation opening and evacuation tube.
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Cleaning of evacuation
drier
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Replacing the bulb
(only with some models)
•Before replacing the bulb disconnect the power
cord from the wall socket.
•Open the door.
•Unscrew the cover of the bulb (inside the door
opening).
•Replace the bulb. Maximum bulb power is 10W.
Bulb must be of the same type and the maximum
power as indicated on the bulb and the bulb
cover.
•Replace the bulb cover, fastening it firmly. Be
careful to perfectly fit the cover over the sealing
gasket, or moisture could enter the inside and
cause short circuit.
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Troubles
Interferences from the ambient (for example
electrical wiring) could induce signalization of
different faults. In such cases:
- switch the appliance off, and wait for a few
seconds;
- switch the appliance back on and repeat the
drying program.
If the fault repeats, call authorized service shop.
Trouble
Check
Appliance does not
work:
• If there is current in the socket and if the fuse is
functioning.
• If the plug is correctly inserted into the socket.
There is current
in the socket, but
the drum is not
rotating:
• If the door is closed tightly (press it towards the
appliance).
• If the program runs according to instructions.
• If appropriate drying time is selected.
Laundry is not dry:
• If the filter is clean.
• If the room is adequately ventilated.
• If the amount of laundry to be dried is not too large.
• If the evacuation tube is too long (only with vented
dryer - max 2 m).
• If the laundry loaded in the drum has not been spun
enough or if appropriate drying time has been set.
Unevenly dried
laundry:
• If the amount of laundry to be dried is not too big.
• If there are only large pieces of laundry (large and
small pieces should be dried together).
• If different fabrics are dried together (group the
laundry according to the type of fabrics).
The machine signals errors or failures in operation by flashing signal LED's.
Record number of flashes representing the failure, shut the machine off and
call nearest authorised service centre on 1300 652 100.
If a failure occurs due to incorrect installation or inappropriate use of the
appliance, the warranty is void, and the repair bill shall be settled by the user.
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Warranty shall not apply in case of failures due to
interferences from the environment (lightning stroke,
power supply circuit faults, natural disasters).
Tables
Program chart
Program
Type of laundry
COTTONS
Example of laundry
max. load: 6.5 kg
Very dry
Thick or multiple layer laundry.
Terry cloth, bathrobe
Dry
Thick laundry not requiring ironing
Terry cloth, tricot laundry
Dry for storage
Uniformly thick laundry, requiring little or
no ironing.
Terry cloth, tricot laundry
Slightly damp
Fine laundry requiring ironing.
Tricot, fine cotton undershirts
Iron dry
Normally thick cotton or flax laundry.
Bed linen, table cloth,
trousers, shirts, undershirts ..
SYNTHETICS
max. load: 3 kg
Dry
Thick or multiple layer synthetic or mixed
fabrics laundry.
Pullovers, dresses, blankets
Dry for storage
Uniformly thick laundry not requiring
ironing.
Shirts, blouses, bed linen,
socks, children clothes
Slightly damp
Fine laundry, requiring little or no ironing.
Tricot laundry, undershirts,
table cloth, shirts, dresses,
sports attire
Iron dry
Laundry for ironing.
Shirts, blouses, bed linen,
table cloth, ...
DELICATES (on reduced temperature
at synthetics program)
max. load: 2 kg
Dry for storage
Delicate laundry, to be dried at reduced
temperature and requires no ironing.
Blouses, delicate underwear
Slightly damp
Delicate laundry, to be dried at reduced
temperature and requires ironing.
Blouses, delicate underwear
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Program
Type of laundry
Example of laundry
TIMED
max. load: 3 kg
20 to 60 minutes
AIRING
20 minutes
Single pieces of thick laundry that has to
be completely dried, or a small amount of
laundry (up to 1 kg), ...
Basket drying - Max. load: 2.5kg
Straightening of laundry - following prior
wringing.
Bathrobe, bathing towels,
pullovers, ...
Laundry to be aired quickly (without
heating up).
Worn clothing
MIX
Dry for storage
Sports footwear, ...
max. load: 3 kg
Mixed cotton and combined fabrics
laundry.
Bed linen, table cloth,
clothes
Program chart/
additional functions
Program
Additional functions
Lower temperature
Anti-crease program
Cottons


Synthetics


Delicates


Timed program


Airing

Mix

 possible
Select the desired program depending on
the type of laundry, drum load and drying
level.
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 compulsory

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For illustration the chart gives values for 6.5 kg
of testing laundry on different RPM of final spin in
washing machine (program dry for storage).
Table of consumption
values
Rounds/ min
Remaining
moisture
Drying time
in minutes
Power consumption
in kWh
I
%
800
4.2
70
105
4.0
1000
3.4
58
88
3.3
1200
3.3
55
83
3.1
1400
3.0
50
75
2.8
1600
2.6
44
65
2.5
Measured values may differ from the actual ones
due to fluctuations in the type or quantity of laundry,
spinning, power oscillation as well as ambient
temperature and humidity.
Table of textile symbols
Drying
Drying in drier not permitted
Drain, hang on washing line and dry
Do not drain, hang wet and dry
Drain, lay on a flat surface and dry
Machine drying not permitted
Drying at normal temperature
Drying at lower temperature
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WARRANTY AND SERVICE
DOMESTIC WARRANTY - FULL FIVE YEAR WARRANTY
In addition to all statutory rights which you, the Consumer, have under the relevant laws in respect
of this appliance, during the first five years of ownership as the original purchaser of this Kleenmaid
appliance, we guarantee that any fault caused by faulty material or workmanship becoming apparent
will be rectified free of charge for parts and labour, provided that all service is performed during normal
working hours by Kleenmaid or their designated Agents. Where the appliance is installed outside the
normal servicing area of the above, the Purchaser must pay for the cost of transporting the appliance
to and from the Agent or the Agent’s travelling cost to and from the Purchaser’s home.
COMMERCIAL WARRANTY - ONE YEAR WARRANTY
When this appliance is installed in a commercial application, you, the Consumer, have under the
relevant laws in respect of this appliance, during your first one year of ownership as the original
purchaser of this Kleenmaid appliance, we guarantee that any fault caused by faulty material or
workmanship becoming apparent, will be rectified free of charge for parts and labour, provided that all
service is performed during normal working hours by Kleenmaid or their designated Agents. Where the
appliance is installed outside the normal servicing area of the above, the Purchaser must pay for the
cost of transporting the appliance to and from the Agent or the Agent’s traveling cost to and from the
Purchaser’s home.
WHAT THESE WARRANTIES DO NOT COVER
We are not responsible for any damage or malfunction unless caused by a defect in material or
workmanship. This includes but is not limited to abuse, misuse, improper installation and transportation
damage. We are not responsible for any consequential damages from any malfunction.
The Consumer must make the appliance available for servicing and shall bear any costs incurred
for any de-installation and/or re-installation required to make the appliance available for servicing.
Kleenmaid is not liable for any consequential damage incurred during de-installation or re- installation.
WARRANTY DOES NOT COVER REPLACEMENT OF LIGHT
GLOBES OR GLASS BREAKAGE DUE TO IMPACT
In case of fractured glass do not use your appliance.
WARRANTY REGISTRATION
Please complete warranty details below and retain together with your proof of purchase document
These documents will need to be viewed by our Service Representative should you request in warranty
service.
SERVICE ASSISTANCE
To assist you when phoning our After Sales Service number to arrange a service call please complete
the following details and have them ready when you call.
Model Number
Date of purchase
Kleenmaid Store purchased from
Date of installation
KLEENMAID AFTER SALES SERVICE
1300 652 100
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