KETTLE
WK 5260
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SAFETY AND SET-UP__________________________
Please read this instruction manual thoroughly
prior to using this appliance! Follow all safety
instructions in order to avoid damages due to
improper use!
Keep the instruction manual for future reference.
Should this appliance be given to a third party,
then this instruction manual must also be handed
over.
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The appliance is intended for domestic use
only. It is not designed for professional use in:
― staff kitchen areas in shops, offices and
other working environments;
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― farm houses;
― hotels, motels, and other residential type
environments;
― bed and breakfast type accommodations.
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Do not use the appliance for anything other
than its intended use. The kettle is designed
for boiling water. Do not use the kettle to boil
and heat any other liquids or tinned, jarred,
bottled food.
Never use the appliance in or near to combustible, inflammable places and materials.
Do not use the appliance outdoors or in the
bathroom.
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Check if the mains voltage on the rating label
corresponds to your local mains supply. The
only way to disconnect the appliance from
the mains is to pull out the plug.
For additional protection, this appliance
should be connected to a household faulty
current protection switch with no more than
30 mA. Consult an electrician for advice.
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Do not immerse the appliance, base, power
cord or power plug in water or in other liquids and do not clean parts in dishwasher.
Disconnect the power plug after using the
appliance, before cleaning the appliance, before leaving the room or if a fault occurs.
Do not disconnect the plug by pulling on the
cord.
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Do not wrap the power cord around the appliance.
Prevent damage to the power cord by not
squeezing, bending or rubbing it on sharp
edges. Keep the cord away from hot surfaces
and open flames.
Do not use an extension cord with the appliance.
Never use the appliance if the power cord or
the appliance is damaged.
Our GRUNDIG Household Appliances meet
applicable safety standards, thus if the appliance or power cord is damaged, it must
be repaired or replaced by a service centre
to avoid any dangers. Faulty or unqualified
repair work may cause dange and risks to the
user.
Do not dismantle the appliance under any circumstances. No warranty claims are accepted
for damage caused by improper handling.
Keep the appliance always out of the reach
of children.
The appliance should not be used by the following persons, including children: those with
limited physical, sensory or mental capabilities
and also those with a lack of experience and
knowledge. This does not apply to the latter
if they were instructed in the use of the appliance, or if they use it under the supervision of
a person responsible for their safety. Children
should always be supervised to ensure that
they do not play with the appliance.
Do not leave the appliance unattended as
long as it is in use. Extreme caution is advised
when the appliance is being used near children and people with limited physical, sensory
or mental capabilities.
Before using the appliance for the first time,
clean all parts which come into contact with
water carefully. Please see full details in the
“Cleaning and Care” section.
Dry the appliance before connecting it to
mains supply.
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Never operate or place any part of this appliance on or near hot surfaces such as gas
burner, electric burner or heated oven.
Operate the appliance with delivered parts
only.
Operate the appliance with its original base
Do not use the base for any other purpose.
Do not use the appliance with damp or wet
hands.
Always use the appliance on a stable, flat,
clean and dry surface.
Make sure that there is no danger that the
power cord could be accidentally pulled or
that someone could trip over it when the appliance is in use.
Position the appliance in such a way that the
plug is always accessible.
Hold the appliance by the handle only. There
is a danger of burns. Avoid contact with hot
surfaces as well as with the emitting steam.
Position the lid so that the hot steam is directed away from you.
Do not open the lid while the water is boiling.
Be careful while you are opening the lid after
the water has boiled. The steam which comes
out of the kettle is very hot.
Make sure that when using the kettle, the lid
always remains closed properly.
Never fill the appliance above the maximum
level indicator. If it is overfilled, then boiling
water may splash out.
Do not fill the kettle below the minimum level
indicator.
Never operate the appliance without any
water inside it.
Do not fill the kettle when it is fitted on its
base.
Do not stick any foreign objects on the appliance.
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AT A GLANCE_________________________________
Dear Customer,
Controls and parts
Congratulations on the purchase of your new
GRUNDIG Kettle WK 5260.
See the figure on page 3.
Please read the following user notes carefully to
ensure you can enjoy your quality product from
Grundig for many years to come.
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Spout
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Hard water filter (inside)
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Lid
A responsible approach!
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GRUNDIG focuses on contractually agreed social working conditions with fair wages for both
internal employees and suppliers,
as well as on the efficient use of
raw materials with continual
waste reduction of several tonnes of plastic each
year - and availability of at least 5 years. for all
accessories.
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Handle
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Water level indicator
For a future worth living.
For a good reason. Grundig.
Special features
Your Kettle is perfectly suitable for boiling water.
The GRUNDIG Kettle is equipped with:
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Dry-out protection: The kettle automatically
switches off, if it is accidentally switched on
when there is no water or not enough water
in it
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Cordless water tank with maximum 1.7 L
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Powerful 3000 Watt output
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Heated base made from high-quality stainless
steel
Covered heat element for easy cleaning
Detachable and washable limescale water
filter
Cordless 360º base ideal for right or lefthanders
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Lid release button
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On/Off switch
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Base
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Power cord rewind
OPERATION_ _________________________________
Preparation
1 Remove all packaging and sticker materials
and dispose of them according to the applicable legal regulation.
2 Before using the appliance for the first time,
clean all parts which come into contact with
water carefully. (See the “Cleaning and care”
section).
3 Completely roll out the power cord from the
rewind I on the bottom of the base H . Pass
the power cord through the slot on the base.
4 Fill the water tank with water.
5 Set the kettle on its base H . Make sure that
the kettle is sitting in an upright position and
that it is sitting on the base correctly and in a
stable position.
6 Pour out the hot water and rinse the kettle with
water. This will remove any remaining manufacturing residues from the inside of the water
tank.
7 Clean kettle well before initial use and discard
water of first two boiling cycles.
Operation
1 Push the lid release button D on the kettle to
open the lid C .
― The lid C opens automatically.
2 Fill the water tank with water.
Notes
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while filling it with water.
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level indicator or below the minimum level
indicator.
3 Close the lid C until it clicks into place.
6 Press down On/Off switch G .
―On/Off switch G illuminates blue and boiling process begins.
Note
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boiling process; otherwise the kettle will not
switch off automatically.
7 After a few minutes, the water will start to boil.
The kettle switches off automatically and On/
Off switch G moves upwards.
― The blue light goes off.
Note
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the On/Off switch G upwards.
8 Disconnect the plug from the wall socket.
9 Take the water tank from the base
hold it by the handle E .
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Caution
77 Do not open the lid C as hot water could
splash out. Make sure that no water splashes
onto the base H .
10 Pour the water from the spout A to the cup
or glass you want to use.
Notes
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repeat the procedure from 1 to 10.
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Hints and Tips
77 The kettle is equipped with a hard water filter
B which filters out limestone and other residues when the water is being poured out.
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Use softened or filtered water to prevent lime
build-up.
4 Place the water tank on the base H . Make
sure that it is sitting in an upright and stable
position.
5 Insert the plug into the wall socket.
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INFORMATION_______________________________
Cleaning and care
8 Empty the kettle and again rinse it with water.
Caution
77 Never use petrol, solvents or abrasive cleaners, metal objects or hard brushes to clean the
appliance.
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cord in water or any other liquid.
Notes
1 Turn the appliance off and disconnect it from
the wall socket.
2 Let the appliance cool down completely.
3 Use a damp soft cloth and a little mild cleanser to
clean the exterior of the appliance.
4 Hard water filter B can be removed for cleaning purposes. To do this:
― Press the release downwards and take out
the filter.
― Depending on the level of lime build-up,
clean the filter with water and a little lemon
juice or white vinegar. Use a soft brush.
― Insert the filter again from above until it
clicks into place.
Note
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all parts carefully using a soft towel.
Descaling the kettle
Descaling extends the life of your kettle. Descaling period depends on the water hardness of
your area.
1 Fill the kettle with water, up to three quarters of
the maximum level.
2 Add white vinegar or lemon juice in the kettle
up to the maximum level.
3 Boil the solution (refer to operation section).
4 After the kettle has switched off, unplug the appliance.
5 Leave the solution in the kettle for a few hours.
6 Pour out the solution and rinse the inside thoroughly.
7 Fill the kettle with clean water and boil the
water.
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If there is still some scale, repeat the procedure.
You can also use a descaler which is appropriate for utensils. If you use a descaler,
please follow the instructions of that descaler.
Warning
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If you do not descale the kettle after a long
time you use it, the bottom at the inside of the
water tank fully gets covered with lime scale
and the appliance will not work again. In that
case, it requires to be repaired by a service
centre.
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caused by improper handling.
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Storage
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If you do not plan to use the appliance for a
long period of time, please store it carefully.
Make sure the appliance is unplugged and
completely dry.
Store the appliance in a cool, dry place.
Make sure the appliance is kept out of the
reach of children.
Wind up the power cord around the power
cord rewind I on the bottom of the base H .
INFORMATION_______________________________
Environmental note
This product has been made from high-quality
parts and materials which can be re-used and
are suitable for recycling.
Therefore, do not dispose of the
product with normal household
waste at the end of its service life.
Take it to a collection point for the
recycling of electrical and electronic
equipment. This is indicated by this
symbol on the product, in the operating manual
and on the packaging.
Please consult your local authorities to find out
where the nearest collection point is.
Help protect the environment by recycling used
products.
Technical data
This product conforms to the
European directives 2004/108/EC,
2006/95/EC and 2009/125/EC.
Power supply: 220-240 V ~, 50/60 Hz
Power: 2550-3000 W
Technical and design modifications reserved.
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