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OWNER’S INSTRUCTIONS
Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly,
and retain for future reference.
ENGLISH
REFRIGERATOR
FEATURES
Large freezer storage area.
- Stores large quantities of food in the freezer.
Jumbo storage guard.
- Holds large bottles securely.
Adjustable storage guards.
- Position them for your convenience and
according to the height of your food
containers.
Silver nano deodorizer.
- Keep fresh by antifungal and deodorizing
using the silver nano technology.
The fresh-keeping vegetable
compartment by indirect refrigerating.
- Vegetables are not frozen and always kept
fresh.
- Keep vegetables fresh by maintaining suitable
moisture conditions.
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SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION.
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING.
• Use this appliance only for its intended purpose as described in this Owner’s Instruction.
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• When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should be followed, including the following:
CAUTION/WARNING SYMBOLS USED
OTHER SYMBOLS USED
Represents something you must NOT.
Indicates that a
danger of death or
serious injury exists.
Represents something you must NOT disassemble.
Represents something you must NOT touch.
Represents something you must follow.
Indicates that a risk of
personal injury or
material damage
exists.
Indicates that you must disconnect the power plug
from the socket.
Represents a ground is needed to prevent electric
shock.
It is recommended that this symbol be handled by
service man.
• This refrigerator must be properly installed and located
in accordance with the Installation Instructions before it
is used.
Do not install the refrigerator in a damp place or
a place where it may come in contact with water.
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• Do not allow children to climb, stand or hang on the
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themsleves.
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Children should be supervised to ensure that
they do not play with the appliance.
If the refrigerator is not to be used for vacation or a
long period of time, make refrigerator empty and
pull the power plug.
• Most power failures that are corrected in an hour or two
will not affect your refrigerator temperatures. However,
you should minimize
the number of door openings while the power is
off. But Should the power failure last more than
24hours, remove all frozen food.
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The appliance must be positioned so that the plug is
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Do not place this refrigerator in direct sunlight or
expose to the heat from stoves, room heaters or otherappliance.
If you smell pharmaceutical or smoke, pull out the
power plug immediately and contact your
Samsung Electronics service center.
R600a or R134a is used as a refrigerant. Check the
Compressor label on the rear of the appliance and the
rating label inside the fridge to see which refrigerant is
used for your refrigerator.
This appliance contains a small amount of
isobutane refrigerant (R600a), a natural gas with
high environmental compatibility that is, however, also combustible.When transporting and installing
the appliance, care should be taken to ensure that no
parts of the refrigerating circuit are damaged.
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cause an eye injury. If a leak is detected, avoid any
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the room in which the appliance is standing for several
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mixture if a leak in the refrigerating circuit occurs, the
size of the room in which the appliance may be sited
depends on the amount of refrigerant used.
The room must be 1m3 in size for every 8 g of R600a
refrigerant inside the appliance. The amount of
refrigerant in your particular appliance is shown on
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• Never start up an appliance showing any signs of
damage. If in doubt, consult your dealer.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
DANGER RISK OF CHILD ENTRAPMENT
• Child entrapment and suffoxation are not prob
lems of the past. Junked or abandoned refrigera
tors are still dangerous...even if they will sit for
"just a few days."
Do so in a way, that it is not possible for a child
to remain trapped inside.
• If you are getting rid of your old refrigerator, please
follow the instructions below to help prevent ac
cidents.
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Clearances between the doors and cabinet are
necessarily small. Be careful while closing the
doors when children are the area.
PROPER DISPOSAL OF THE REFRIGERATOR
Before you throw away your old refrigerator or freezer
• When disposing of this or other
refrigerators, remove the door/door seals,
door latch so that small children or animals
cannot get trapped inside.
• Leave the shelves in place so that children
may not easily climb inside.
• R600a or R134a is used as a refrigerant.
Check the compressor label on the rear of
the appliance or the rating label inside the
fridge to see which refrigerant is used for
your refrigerator.
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(Refrigerant R600a) contact your local
authority in regard to safe disposal of this
product.
• CycloPentane used as a insulation
blowing gas.
The gases in the insulation material require special
disposal procedure. Please dispose of the
packaging material for this product in an environ
mentally friendly manner. Please contact your local
authorities in regard to the environmentally safe
disposal of this product. This product contains
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product in on environmentally friendly.
• The refrigerant used in the refrigerator/freezer and the gases in the insulation
material require special disposal procedures. Ensure that none of the pipes
on the back of the appliance are damaged prior to disposal.
HOW TO CONNECT ELECTRICITY
• The refrigerator should always be plugged into
its own individual electrical outlet which has a
voltage rating that matches the rating plate.
This provides the best performance and also
prevents overloading house wiring circuits, which
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and pull straight out from the outlet.
• When moving the refrigerator, be careful not
to roll over or damage the power cord.
• Do not insert the power cord with wet hands.
• Unplug the refrigerator before cleaning and
making repairs.
Do not use a wet or damp cloth when cleaning the
plug.
Remove any foreign matter or dust from the power
plug pins.
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If the refrigerator is disconnected from the power
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before plugging it back.
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SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
• Make sure that the power plug is not squashed or dam
aged by the back of the refrigerator.
Do not bend the power cord excessively or place heavy
articles on it.
Have the power code repaired or replaced immedi
ately by the manufacturer or its service agent if the
power cord has become frayed or damaged. Do not
use a cord that shows cracks or abrasion damage
along its length or at either end. If the power cord is
damaged, have it replaced immediately by the manu
facturer or its service agent.
• Unplug the appliance from the power supply
before changing the interior light of the
refrigerator.
Otherwise, there is a risk of electric shock.
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contact your service center.
Incase of LED lamp, don’t change the interior light
of the refrigerafor at your own risk, ask its service
agent.
• If the wall socket is loose, do not insert the
power plug.
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• The appliance must be located where the
plug is easily accessible.
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• When you open the door, an item may fall out
and cause personal injury or material damage.
Do not put bottles or glass containers in the
freezer.
• When the contents freeze, the glass may break
and cause personal injury.
• Bottle should be stored tightly together in the
refrigerator so that they do not fall out.
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products stored in the freezer with wet hands.
• This may cause frostbite.
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in the refrigerator.
• The storage of benzene, thinner, alcohol, ether,
LP gas and other such products may cause
explosions.
Do not refreeze frozen foods that have thawed
completely.
Do not store pharmaceuticals products,
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products in the refrigerator.
• Products that require strict temperature controls
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This product is intended only for the storage of
food in a domestic environment.
Do not store articles on the top of the appliance.
• When you open or close the door, the articles
may fall and cause personal injury and/or material
damage.
The refrigerator must be grounded.
• You must ground the refrigerator to prevent any
power leakages or electric shocks caused by
current leakage from the refrigerator.
Never use gas pipes, telephone lines or other
potential lightening rods as ground.
• Improper use of the ground plug can result in
electric shock.
• Keep ventilation openings in the appliance enclosure or
mounting structure clear of obstruction.
• Do not use mechanical devices or any other means to
accelerate the defrosting process, other than those recom
mended by the manufacturer.
• Do not damage the refrigerant circuit.
• Do not place or use electrical appliances inside the refrig
erator/ freezer, unless they are of a type recommended by
the manufacturer.
Do not insert your hands into the bottom area
under the appliance.
• Any sharp edges may cause personal injury.
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LEVELING THE APPLIANCE
To compensate for any floor unevenness,
adjust the height of the appliance by
turning the adjustable feet clockwise or
counterclockwise. The adjustable feet are
at the front along the lower edge of the
refrigerator chassis.
The appliance tilts down to the left.
Turn the left adjusting leg in
the direction of the arrow with
a flat head screwdriver until the
appliance is level.
The appliance tilts down to the right.
Turn the right adjusting leg in
the direction of the arrow with
a flat head screwdriver until the
appliance is level.
Foot Front
NOTE : Foot Front is the component helps prevent
hazard of refrigerator fall when open the door.
Insert here
INSTALLATION
At first use, Foot Front kept in the
Vegetable Bin of refrigerator, Installing
by turning foot front clockwise under
the door and prevent harzard of
refrigerator fall when open the door.
Standtable
NOTE : Standtable is used as base of refrigerator in Thailand
and some country, when use Standtable we can not
turn the adjusting leg and there is
no Foot Front in this model.
(There is no Standtable according
to the model).
Insert
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INSTALLATION
1
Install this refrigerator on a firm,
flat surface.
2
For optimum operation,
normal room temperature
is recommended. Avoid
locations affected by draughts
or dampness.
3
Allow the enough space for
opening drawers.
Drawers can be easily opened
with this condition.
4
For optimum operation,
normal room temperature is
recommended. Avoid locations
in direct sunlight, near heaters,
rediators, stoves or ovens.
5
Allow a 50mm space between the
refrigerator and the wall. If your
refrigerator is going into a recessed
area, allow at least 300mm clearance
above the refrigerator.
6
For personal safety, properly
ground this appliance.
Do not ground this refrigerator with a
telephone line, gas pipe, etc.
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CAUTIONS WHILE USING
not allow water to splash onto the
1 - Do
back of the refrigerator.
- Water impairs the insulation of electric
parts and may cause an electrical short
or a shock hazard.
2
- Do not use flammable sprays such as
lacquer and paint near the refrigerator.
- Heat from the refrigeration unit may
ignite flammable aerosols.
not allow unattended children to play in or around
3 - Do
refrigerators and other large appliances. The child
may get hurt or they could damage the appliance.
- To avoid damage to the refrigerator or injury to the
child, do not allow children to hang on the refrigerator
door.
optimum operation, do not leave the door
4 - For
open for any longer than necessary.
- Leaving the door open allows warmer air to enter
the refrigerator and causes the refrigeration
unit to use more energy to maintain the cool
temperature.
not store volatile chemicals
5 - Do
such as ether and benzene in the
refrigerator.
- The fumes, besides damaging
food, can build up and cause an
explosion.
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- Do not use the refrigerator if it is not operating
correctly or has been damaged. Disconnect
it from the power supply and call your local
service center.
- If the power cord is damaged, avoid a hazard
by replacing it through the manufacturer or its
service agent or a similarly qualified person.
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REPLACING THE LAMP
1
Press upper tab of the lamp cover with
some tool such as
- driver and pull it out.
existing lamp bulb and replace
2 - Turn theit with
a new one.
- Replace the lamp cover by aligning the
cover at the top and carefully pressing
it into place. (There are one or two
lamps according to the model)
Fasten
Loosen
BASIC PREPARATION
Before using
Wipe the appliance inside and outside
using a cloth dampened with warm water
and a small amount of detergent.
Before plugging in for the first time,
allow the refrigerator to stabilize for
at least one hour. Allow the freezer
compartment to cool for 2 to 3 hours
before storing food.
NOTE : Most power failures that are corrected in an hour or two will not affect
your refrigerator temperatures. However, you should minimize the
number of door openings while the power is off. But should the power
failure last more than 24hours, remove all frozen food.
The keys should be kept out the reach of children and not in the vicinity
of the appliance.
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Storing food
Store food in small portions
Seal food in containers with lids,
in plastic wrap or in plastic bags to
prevent drying and the mingling of
odors.
Allow hot food and drinks to cool
to room temperature before placing
them in the refrigerator or freezer.
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to help the circulation of cool air.
Place liquid at the front of the
refrigerator to avoid freezing.
Dry fruits and vegetables after washing
before placing them in the refrigerator.
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Do not place carbonated or fizzy drinks in the freezer compartment
• Please observe maximum storage times and expiry dates of frozen goods.
• The appliance might not operate consistently (possibility of defrosting of contens or temperature
becoming too warm in the frozen food compartment) when sited for an extended period of time
below the cold end of the range of temperatures for which the refrigerating appliance is designed.
• Do not store food which goes bad easily at low temperature, such as bananas, melons.
• Any increase in temperature of frozen food during defrosting can shorten its storage life.
• Temperature rising during the defrost can comply with ISO requirement, But If you want to prevent
an undue rise in the temperature of the frozen food while defrosting the appliance, please wrap the
frozen food in several layers of newspaper.
NOTE : Your appliance is frost free, which means there is no need to manually defrost your appliance, as
this will be carried out automatically.
STORING IN THE REFRIGERATOR OR FREEZER
NOTE : To get more space, you can store food with tray ice
removed since it does not effect thermal and
mechanical characteristics. A declared storage volume
of frozen food storage compartment in calculated with
those drawers removed.
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HOW TO USE
Temperature control(Electronic model)
Operation Button : Switches the operation of the
appliance completely on or off.
• Do not dissemble the refrigerator with the operation off.
- It may cause electric shocks or other damages.
Freezer : Default : colder
Refrigerator : Default : colder
NOTE : On coldest-colder, both coldest and colder are lit.
On colder-cold, both colder and cold are lit
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Super Freeze
• Continuously running until the temperature in the freezer
compartment reaches -25°C (Max. two and a half hours)
- It returns to the previous state after reaching the
temperature.
NOTE : If you need to freeze large amount of food stuff, set the temperature of freezer
compartment as the coldest temperature (coldest) before you turn on the Super
Freezer Button.
Alarm on Button
• When you press the Alarm On button is selected, the Alarm On will be
turned on, and the alarm will go off after a certain period of time when
the refrigerator door is kept open.
• If you want to turn off the Alarm when it is set to Alarm On, press the
button one more time to cancel the alarm.
Vacation Button
• If you are going on a long vacation or business trip or you do not need to use
the refrigerator, press the Vacation button.
• The refrigerator is switched off but the freezer remains on.
• The Vacation indicator remains on while the Vacation function is operating.
- You must empty the refrigerator before pressing the Vacation button.
- There is no need to disconnect the refrigerator from the power supply if you
will be away for less than three weeks. But remove all the food if you are
going away for three weeks or more, unplug the refrigerator and clean, rinse
and dry it.
NOTE : • When the air surrounding the refrigerator is below 5ºC, turn the Temperature
Control to "cold" to avoid freezing.
• The freezer door does not have an alarm function to indicate that the door is
open or closed.
• If the Super Freeze, Vacation mode is already selected and you press one of
the other buttons, the current mode is cancelled and the mode corresponding to
the button pressed is selected.
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Temperature control(Mechanical model)
Freeze Room
Freezer : Adjust the proper temperature by sliding the
temperature control knob to the left or right.
Refrigerator Room
Refrigerator : Adjust the proper temperature by turning the
temperature control dial to “cold” or “coldest”.
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To make ice cubes
1
Lift up the front of ice cube tray and
slide the tray onto the ice cube shelf.
Lift up
2
Fill the ice cube tray with water taking
care not to overfill.
Water level
3
You can place on where you want
by moving to the left or right.
4
Removing Ice Cubes
Remove the ice cubes from the ice cube tray by twisting the ice tray
knobs. Make sure the ice storage bin is beneath the ice cube tray (see
diagram below)
Knobs of ice tray
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Chiller Compartment
This is compartment helps preserve the taste of
food and prolongs its freshness by freezing the
surface of the food only. Use the chiller for storing
cheese, meat, snacks, fish or any food to be
used soon.
• Please close the chill room cover.
If not, guard contents can freeze.
Vegetable Bin
This compartment maintains the moisture and
freshness of vegetables. The vegetable bin is
enclosed to protect the vegetables from direct
draughts of cold air and to help maintain the
humidity which prevents drying.
• The vegetable bin is not suitable for storing tropical fruits such as
bananas, pineapples, etc.
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CLEANING THE REFRIGERATOR
Evaporation Slots in Freezer
Wipe the slot area with a clean, dry, soft
cloth.
• Do not allow any foreign
substance or particles to clog
these openings.
The NanoSilver
deodorizer
After removing the deodorizer, lightly wash
that with flowing water under the faucet and
dry that in the shade.
Door Seals
Clean the door
seals often using
a clean, soft cloth
dampened with warm water and a mild
detergent. Be careful not to damage the seals.
Interior Parts
After removing all the shelves, wipe the
appliance clean using a clean, soft cloth
dampened with warm water and a mild
detergent.
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REMOVING ACCESSORIES
Freezer Shelf
- Pull the ice cube tray unit forward
and of the freezer compartment.
- Lift the front of the freezer shelf
upward to release the hooks and
pull the shelf out of the freezer.
Moving tray ice
- Move the ice maker to arrow
mark.
- After aligning the ice maker
on the mark, remove that
pushing lightly backward and
pulling down.
- Assemble in reverse order.
The
The slot
slot for
for assembly/disassembly
assembly/disassembly
Refrigerator Shelf
- Pull the shelf towards you until it
meets the stopper.
- Tilt the front of the shelf up and
continue pulling the shelf out.
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Chiller Compartment
- Pull the chiller compartment
towards you until it meets the
stopper.
- Tilt the front upward
and continue pulling the
compartment out.
Adjustable Storage Guard
Lift straight upwards to release
the tabs, then pull it out of the
refrigerator. (These storage
guards are adjustable and may
be positioned to best fit your
needs.)
Bottle Storage Guards
Lift straight upwards to release
the tabs, then pull it out of the
refrigerator.(This bottle storage
guard is not adjustable ; it fits
in only one position. )
Vegetable Bin and Cover
- Pull the vegetable bin towards
you and out of the refrigerator.
- Lift the cover up and pull it out
of the refrigerator.
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BEFORE CALLING SERVICE
When the Refrigerator / Freezer is not operating or the food
does not freeze sufficiently:
- Is the plug properly connected?
- Is the power fuse blown?
- Are the temperature controls set properly(not set to "COLD")?
- Is the appliance exposed to direct sunlight or installed near a
heater?
- Does the appliance have enough clearance from the wall in
all directions?
When food freezes in the refrigerator:
- Are the temperature controls set properly(not set to
"COLDEST")?
- If the food is juicy or very moist, is the temperature control
set too"COLDEST"?
- Is the ambient temperature too low?
- Is Refresh compartment cover closed?
When there is noise from the unit:
- Is the refrigerator installed on a flat, stable surface?
- Is the appliance positioned too close to a wall?
- Are there any objects behind or under the refrigerator?
- Is the sound coming from the compressor?
When the rear or side panel of the refrigerator is hot:
- Is a radiation(air ventilator/cooler) pipe installed?
- Is the ambient temperature high?
- Has dew formed on the outside of the appliance because of
high humidity?
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When you hear a sound like water flowing:
- This sound is generated by movement of the refrigerant
and is not a malfunction.
When you notice a foul door inside the appliance:
- Do you have spoiled food in the refrigerator?
- Is all food stored in sealed containers?
- Has fluid collected in the bottom of the vegetable bin?
- Are the freezer evaporation slots clogged?
- Has the evaporation tray at the back of the appliance become
foul?
When frost develops inside the freezer:
- Does the door seal tightly?
- Are the evaporation slots clogged?
- Is there enough room for efficient air circulation?
When dew develops on the vegetable compartment:
- Does the door seal tightly?
- Have you left the door open for a long time?
- Is liquid stored without a cover?
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