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MICROWAVE OVEN
OWNER'S MANUAL
MODEL
:
MS-2042GB
MS-2042GZ
PLEASE READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL
THOROUGHLY BEFORE OPERATING.
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Precautions
Precautions to avoid
possible exposure
You cannot
with the door open due to the safety interlocks built into the door mechanism.
switch off any cooking activity when the door is opened; which in the case of
These
a
operate your
safety
microwave
It is
interlocks
oven
important
automatically
could result in harmful exposure to microwave energy.
tamper with the safety interlocks.
not to
Do not
on
between the
place any object
sealing surfaces.
Do not
operate your
there is
no
oven
to excessive microwave energy.
damage
oven
to the:
oven
front face and the door
or
allow food
cleaner residue to accumulate
or
if it is
damaged. It is particularly important that the oven door closes properly and that
(1) door(bent), (2) hinges and latches (broken or loosened), (3) door seals and sealing
surfaces.
Your
oven
should not be
adjusted
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Utensils should be checked to
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When
repaired by
ensure
that
they
anyone except
are
suitable for
qualified
use
service
personnel.
in microwave
ovens.
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paper containers, check the oven frequently due to the possibility of ignition.
If smoke is observed, switch off or unplug the appliance and keep the door closed in order to stifle any
flames.
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Microwave
heating
handing
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food in
or
heating
The contents of
Eggs
or
beverages
can
result in
delayed eruptive boiling.
Therefore
has to be taken when
care
the container.
checked before
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of
plastic
feeding bottles and baby food jars are
consumption, in order to avoid burns.
to be stirred
or
shaken and the
in their shell and whole hard-boiled eggs shall not be heated in microwave
temperature is
ovens
since
they
to be
may
explode.
Warning
Please
ensure
cooking times are correctly set as over cooking may result
catching fire and subsequent damage to your oven.
in
the FOOD
When
heating liquids, e.g. soups, sauces and beverages in your microwave oven, overheating the liquid beyond
boiling point can occur without evidence of bubbling. This could result in a sudden boil over of the hot liquid. To
prevent this possibility the following steps should be taken:
1. Avoid
using straight
sided containers with
narrow
necks.
2. Do not overheat.
3. Stir the
4. After
liquid
heating,
before
placing
the container in the
allow to stand in the
oven
for
temperature of them before consumption
a
oven
and
again halfway through
short time, stir
to avoid burns
jars).
2
or
shake them
(especially,
the
heating
time.
again carefully and check the
feeding bottles and baby
contents of
food
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Precautions
Warning
by microwaves
and check the temperature of them before consumption.
Especially contents of feeding bottles and baby food jars.
Always
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WARNING: If the door
a
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allow food to stand after
or
door seals
are
damaged,
the
being
oven
cooked
must not be
operated
until it has been
repaired by
trained person.
WARNING: It is hazardous for anyone other than a trained person to carry out any service or repair operation
which involves the removal of any cover which gives protection, against exposure to microwave energy.
WARNING: Liquids
or
other foods must not be heated in sealed containers since
WARNING: Only allow children
given
so
that the child is able to
to
use
use
the
the
without
oven
oven
in
a
supervision
when
they
adequate
are
explode.
instructions have been
safe way and understands the hazards of
3
liable to
improper
use.
Table of Contents
4
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
5
INSTALLATION
6
INSTRUCTIONS
HOW THE MICROWAVE OVEN WORKS
GETTING THE BEST RESULTS FROM YOUR MICROWAVE OVEN
HOW FOOD CHARACTERISTICS AFFECT MICROWAVE COOKING
SPECIAL TECHNIQUES IN MICROWAVE COOKING
MICROWAVE-SAFE UTENSILS
9
FEATURE DIAGRAM / CONTROL PANEL
10
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
SETTING CLOCK
QUICK START
MICRO POWER COOKING
TWO STAGE COOKING
MICROWAVE POWER LEVELS
CHILD LOCK
AUTO COOK
AUTO COOK CHART
AUTO WEIGHT DEFROST
AUTO WEIGHT DEFROST GUIDE
QUICK DEFROST
15
HEATING OR REHEATING GUIDE
16
FRESH VEGETABLE CHART
17
OTHER HELPFUL INSTRUCTIONS
18
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
19
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Technical
Specifications
MS-2042GB
Power
Input
127V AC~60Hz
220V AC~50/ 60Hz
700 W
Output
Microwave
2,450 MHz
Frequency
Outside Dimensions
Cavity
Dimensions
Power
Consumption
Net
MS-2042GZ
455
310
mm(W)
X 284
mm(W)
X 205
mm(H)
X 323
mm(D)
mm(H)
X 294
mm(D)
1,100 W
weight
Approx. 12Kg
Shipping Weight
Approx.
4
13.2
Kg
Installation
Install your
oven
1. Remove all
2. Place the
10
so
by following
packing
oven
three
simple steps:
materials and accessories.
in the level location of your choice with
of space on the top and 10cm at the
there is air flow for ventilation.
cm
An exhaust outlet is located
on
top
or
rear
side of the
more
than 85cm
height
but make
for proper ventilation. The side of the
oven.
Blocking
the outlet
can
sure
oven
damage
the
there is at least
should be
kept clear
oven.
your oven into a standard voltage household outlet. Be sure the electrical circuit is at least 13 amps
and that your microwave oven is the only appliance on the circuit.
3.
Plug
NOTE:
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If your oven does not
plug it back in.
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This
appliance
WARNING
operate properly, unplug it from the AC household outlet and then
should not be used for commercial
:
catering
purposes.
THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE EARTHED
IMPORTANT
The wires in the mains lead
are
coloured in accordance with the
Blue
or
White
Brown
or
Black
Green & Yellow
or
Green
-
-
-
following
markings identifying
The wire which is coloured blue
N
or
or
:
Live
Earth
As the colours of the wires in the mains lead of this
the terminals in your
codes
Neutral
appliance may
plug, proceed as follows
not
correspond
with the coloured
:
white must be connected to the terminal which is marked with the letter
coloured black.
The wire which is coloured brown
letter L
or
or
black must be connected to the terminal which is marked with the
coloured red.
The wire which is coloured green &
with the letter E or
yellow
or
green must be connected to the terminal which is marked
.
This
utility article is provided with a mains cord of special performance, which in case it is damaged,
replaced with a mains cord of the same type ; such a mains cord can be obtained from importer and
installed by a competent person.
5
must be
be
Introduction
How the Microwave Oven Works
Microwaves
television
are a
form of energy similar to radio and
For
and
example,
a
cake made with ice-cold butter, milk,
ordinary daylight. Ordinarily,
microwaves spread outwards as they travel through
the atmosphere and disappear without effect.
and eggs will take considerably longer to bake than
one made with ingredients that are at room
Microwave ovens, however, have
is
range of cooking times. In general, you will find that
the food remains under-cooked at the lower end of the
create microwave energy. These microwaves enter the
time range, and you may sometimes want to cook your
food beyond the maximum time given, according to
waves
temperature. All of the recipes in this book give
which
magnetron
a
designed to make use of the energy in microwaves.
Electricity, supplied to the magnetron tube, is used to
cooking
area
turntable
through openings
tray
or
inside the
personal preference.
A
oven.
is located at the bottom of the
and paper, the materials out of which
microwave-safe cooking dishes are constructed.
by
eventually get
hot from the
undercooked. This is not
though cooking
heat generated
cook outside of the
the food.
the
outer
microwaves. Microwave energy is converted
to heat when it enters food, leaving
completely
no
are
of the foods
left in the
eye on things.The recipes in this book
have been formulated with great care, but your
Density
an
in
preparing
them
depends,
of course,
on
trapped
to
within the
gradually travels inward. If
until they are cooked all
portions will become
As you gain experience in
oven
and
How Food Characteristics Affect
The Best Results From Your
Microwave
success
the heat
using your microwave oven, you will become
increasingly skillful in estimating both cooking
standing times for various foods.
"left
Microwave Oven
Keeping
those
mistake. When allowed to
oven as
the way through, the outer
overcooked or even burnt.
over" energy to harm you when you cook your food.
Getting
portions
the foods
automatically stops producing
oven
a
stand, usually covered, these foods will continue
A very safe appliance. Your microwave oven is one
of the safest of all home appliances. When the door is
opened,
governing philosophy of this
recipe to be conservative in
for bread, cakes, and custards, recommend that food
be removed from the oven when they are slightly
porcelain
vessels will
a
giving cooking times. While undercooked food is
ruined for good. Some of the recipes, particularly
Microwaves cannot pass through metal walls of the
oven, but they can penetrate such materials as glass,
Microwaves do not heat the cookware,
The
book is that it is best for
oven.
a
Cooking
of foods:
and breads cook
foods such
how
as
Light, porous food such
quickly than heavy,
more
as
cakes
dense
roasts and casseroles. You must take
when
microwaving porous foods
not become dry and brittle.
that the outer
much attention you pay to the food as it cooks. Always
watch your food while it cooks. Your microwave oven
care
is
Height of foods: The upper portion of tall foods,
particularly roasts, will cook more quickly than the
lower portion. Therefore, it is wise to turn tall foods
during cooking, sometimes several times.
equipped
when the
with
oven
a
light that turns
operation so
is in
on
edges
automatically
that you
can see
inside and check the progress of your
recipe.Directions given in recipes to 'elevate', 'stir', and
the like should be
thought
recommended. If the food
unevenly, simply
think appropriate
Factors
of
the minimum
seems
to be
Moisture content of foods: Since the heat
steps
from microwaves tends to
cooking
generated
evaporate moisture,
relatively dry foods such as roasts and some
vegetables should either be sprinkled with water prior
to cooking or covered to retain moisture.
make the necessary adjustments you
to correct the problem.
affecting cooking
wattage of your
as
do
times. To check the
Bone and fat content of foods: Bones conduct heat
oven, refer to the
specifications at the
beginning of this book. Many factors affect cooking
times. The temperature of ingredients used in a recipe
makes a big difference in cooking times.
and fat cooks
quickly than meat. Therefore, care
cooking bony or fatty cuts of meat
cook unevenly and do not become
more
must be taken when
that
they
do not
overcooked.
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Introduction
Quantity
of foods: The number of microwaves in your
regardless of how much food is
Stirring: Stirring is one of the most important of all
microwaving techniques. In conventional cooking,
foods are stirred for the purpose of blending.
remains constant
oven
being
cooked. Therefore, the
the oven, the longer the
decrease cooking times
halfing
more food you place in
cooking time. Remember to
by at least one third when
Microwaved foods, however,
and redistribute heat.
outside towards the centre
recipe.
a
long
thick square. The corners will burn
before the centre is even warm. Round thin foods
and
ring shaped
Turning
Large,
over:
cut up chicken
Placing
evenly. It
and chops.
thicker
microwaves
roasts and
good
top and
idea to turn
outwards: Since
sense
to
place
portion of
portions of
edge of the baking
thicker
meat, poultry and fish to the outer
In Microwave
microwaves,
are
of aluminum foil, which block
placed over the corners
sometimes
or
of square and rectangular foods to prevent
those portions from overcooking. Never use too much
edges
Meats and
foil and make
will brown
longer
or
as
that the
dish. This way, thicker portions will receive the most
microwave energy and the foods will cook evenly.
poultry that are cooked fifteen
lightly in their own fat.
Foods that are cooked for a shorter period of time may
be brushed with a browning sauce to achieve an
appetizing colour. The most commonIy used browning
minutes
a
portions facing
Shielding: Strips
Browning:
is also
so
attracted to the outside
are
foods, it makes
microwave.
Special Techniques
Cooking
tall foods such
bottom will cook
in the
successfully
stir from the
the outside of the food
as
whole chickens should be turned
a
foods cook
stirred in order to
Always
heats first.
Shape of foods: Microwaves penetrate only about 1
inch (2.5cm) into foods, the interior portion of thick
foods are cooked as the heat generated on the outside
travels inward. In other words, only the outer edge of
any foods is actually cooked by microwave energy; the
rest is cooked by convection. It follows then that the
worst possible shape for a food that is to be
microwaved is
are
spread
or
it may
sure
cause
Elevating:
the foil is
Thick
that microwaves
or
tightly
in the
'arcing'
dense foods
can
secured to the dish
oven.
are
be absorbed
by
often elevated
so
the underside
and centre of the foods.
Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce and
barbecue sauce. Since relatively small amounts of
sauces are
browning
sauces are
flavour of
recipes
Covering:
A
food to cook
are
cover
added to foods, the
not altered.
traps heat and
steam which
a
lid
clingfilm,
causes
or
Testing
Arranging
baked
heat
and
a
it allows the food to
prevent drying
spacing:
looser
dry
cover
out
than
slightly.
Standing
out.
evenly
if
Individual foods such
placed
in the
oven an
time: Foods
to 10 minutes after
as
so
quickly
in
Usually
are
being
the foods
often allowed to stand for 3
removed from the microwave
covered
during standing
supposed to be dry
in texture (some cakes and biscuits, for example).
Standing allows foods to finish cooking and also helps
flavour blend and develop.
oven.
potatoes, small cakes and hors d'oeuvres will
more
if cooked: Because foods cook
completely cooked, but most foods, including meats
and poultry, are removed from the oven while still
slightly undercooked and allowed to finish cooking
during standing time. The internal temperature of
foods will rise between 5˚F(3˚C) and 15˚F(8˚C) during
standing time.
in greaseproof or paper towel:
Sandwiches and many other foods containing
prebaked bread should be wrapped prior to
to
or
microwave oven, it is necessary to test food
frequently. Some foods are left in the microwave until
Wrapping
microwaving
shell, skin
are
a
heat. But because it makes
or
a
likely to burst in the oven unless they
are pierced prior to cooking. Such foods include both
yolks and whites of eggs, clams and oysters and many
whole vegetables and fruits.
Covering with greaseproof paper: Greaseproofing
effectively prevents spattering and helps food retain
some
Foods enclosed in
membrane
original
You may either use a lid
corner folded back to
quickly.
microwave clingfilm with a
prevent splitting.
more
Piercing:
are
time to retain heat unless
equal
distance
apart, preferably in a circular pattern. Never
stack foods on top of one another.
7
they
are
Introduction
Microwave-Safe Utensils
Never
metal
use
or
metal trimmed utensils in your
microwave
oven.
metal.
will bounce off any metal
oven
They
and
Microwaves cannot
arcing,
lightning.
cause
resembles
Most heat resistant
an
3.
object in the
alarming phenomenon that
the
useful for
metallic
non
cooking
utensils
there's
a
be used in your microwave
Testing
utensil in
in the microwave
next to
a
use:
glass
wrapping
convenient
Paper
towels
foods and for
are
also very
lining baking trays
in
run.
4. Plastic
storage containers: These
hold foods that
oven.
utensils for microwave
question
may
way to find out if it
simple
are
which greasy foods such as bacon are cooked. In
general, avoid coloured paper products as the colour
are
use in your microwave oven. However, some
contain
materials that render them unsuitable as
may
microwave cookware. If you have any doubts about a
can
cooking
and containers
in your microwave oven, provided that
time is short and foods to be cooked are
use
low in fat and moisture.
safe for
particular utensil,
Paper: Paper plates
and safe to
penetrate
they
Place the
to be
considerable time in the
bowl filled with water
eventually
oven.
can
be used to
reheated. However,
should not be used to hold foods that will need
are
warp
or
melt
quickly
oven as
plastic
hot foods will
containers.
utensil is microwave-safe. However, if the water does
not change temperature but the utensil becomes
cooking bags: These are microwave-safe.
provided they are specially made for cooking.
However, be sure to make a slit in the bag so that
steam can escape. Never use ordinary plastic bags for
cooking in your microwave oven,as they will melt and
warm, microwaves
rupture.
5. Plastic
Microwave at power HIGH for 1 minute. If the water
heats up but the utensil remains cool to the touch, the
are
and it is not safe for
being
use
probably have many items
right now that can be used
your microwave
checklist.
1. Dinner
oven.
absorbed
on
as
the utensil
oven.
You
6. Plastic microwave cookware: A
hand in your kitchen
cooking equipment in
Just read
plates: Many
by
in the microwave
through
the
kinds of dinner-ware
most
following
are
or
perform
part, you
can
already
have
kitchen
equipment.
7.
microwave-safe. If in doubt consult the manufacturer's
literature
variety
of
shapes
and sizes of microwave cookware is available. For the
Pottery,
on
probably
stoneware and ceramic: Containers
made of these materials
the microwave test.
microwave items you
investing in new
hand rather than
microwave oven, but
are
they
usually
fine for
use
in your
should be tested to be
2. Glassware: Glassware that is heat-resistant is
microwave-safe. This would include all brands of
oven
tempered glass cookware. However, do not use
delicate glassware, such as tumbles or wine glasses,
as
these
might
shatter
as
the food
CAUTION: HIGH IRON CONTENT, HIGH LEAD
CONTENT, SOME ITEMS NOT FOR COOKING.
warms.
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Feature
Diagram / Control Panel
Oven Front Plate
Window Door Screen
Your
Door Seal
oven
will be
packed
with the
following
materials:
Display
Glass Turntable
Window
Owner's Manual
...........................
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1 each
1 each
Control Panel
Rotating Ring
Door
Open
Safety
Button
Door Lock
System
Turntable
This microwave
household
use
beep sounds when a pad on the control
panel is touched, to indicate setting has
been entered.
9
oven
only.
is
designed
1 each
for
It is not recommended
for commercial purposes.
Rotating Ring
NOTE: A
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Operating
Instructions
QUICK START
SETTING CLOCK
When your
oven
first time
when power
or
power cut,
display;
is
plugged
In the
in for the
resumes
after
will show you
on
high power.
1. Press STOP/CLEAR.
'0' will be shown in the
a
following example I
how to set 2 minutes of cooking
a
you will have to reset the clock.
If the clock
(or display) shows any
strange looking symbols, unplug your
oven from the electrical socket and plug
2. Press START four times to select 2 minutes
Your
oven
HIGH power.
on
will start before you have finished the fourth press.
it back in and reset the clock.
During clock setting the colon will flash.
setting, the colon will stop flashing.
After
You
can
set either 12 hour clock
or
24 hour clock
During QUICK START cooking, you can extend the cooking
10 minutes by repeatedly pressing the START key.
.
In the
following example I will show you how to set the time
using the 24 clock.
Make sure that you have removed all packaging from your oven.
Make sure that you have correctly installed
for 14:35 when
time up to
NOTE:The QUICK START feature allows you to
set 30 seconds intervals of HIGH power
with
cooking
a
touch of the START key.
your oven as described earlier in this book.
Make sure that you have correctly installed
your
oven as
described earlier in this book.
1.Press STOP/CLEAR
MICRO POWER COOKING
This function allows you to cook food for a desired
time. And in order to give you the best results, there
.
5 power level settings in addition to HI-POWER
because many food need slower cooking (at less than
are
HI-POWER).
Example:To
2.Press CLOCK
(If
cook food
for 11 minutes
once.
use different option, Press CLOCK twice.
change different option after setting clock,
unplug and plug it back in.)
you want to
on
80%
Power(Power8)
.
1. Press STOP/CLEAR.
If you want to
you have to
2. Press POWER twice to.
select 80% power.
"560" appears
3.Press 10 MIN fifteen times.
3. Press 10 MIN
Press 1 MIN three times.
the
on
Press 1 MIN
display.
once.
once.
Press 10 SEC five times.
4. Press START.
4.Press CLOCK to set the time.
The clock starts
counting.
TWO STAGE COOKING
For Two
Stage cooking, repeat power cooking steps
through on the previous page before touching the
START pad for additional Time and Power program
3
you want to add.
Auto
first
10
Weight
stage
Defrost
can
be
programmed
to defrost first and then cook.
before the
2
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Operating
Operating
During
To cancel the child lock
stage cooking the oven door
opened and food checked. Close
two
can
be
the
oven
At the end of
2
Press and hold STOP/CLEAR
door and press START and the
cooking stage will
stage
Instructions
Instructions
until L
continue.
stage1,
disappears in the display.
day returns to the
The time of
window.
display
BEEP sounds and
commences.
Should you wish to clear the programme
AUTO COOK
press STOP/CLEAR twice.
AUTO COOK allows you to cook most of
MICROWAVE POWER LEVELS
Your
oven
your favorite food
has five microwave Power
food
by pressing
HIGH
OUTPUT
CATEGORY
*
Boil Water
*
Brown minced beef
*
Cook
*
Cook tender cuts of meat
100%
*
All
80%
poultry pieces, fish, vegetables
AUTO COOK
JACKET
POTATO
time
FRESH
VEGETABLE
times
FROZEN
VEGETABLE
times
reheating
*
Roast meat and
*
Cook mushrooms and shellfish
*
Cook foods
(560W)
*
MEDIUM
key.
USE
(700W)
MEDIUM HIGH
the MORE/LESS
Press
.
POWER LEVEL
the
type and entering the weight of the
settings. High power is automatically
selected but repeated presses of the
POWER key will select a different power
level
easily by selecting
food
containing
Bake cakes and
60%
poultry
Example:
cheese and eggs
I will show you how to cook 0.5
of jacket
1. Press STOP/CLEAR.
scones
*
*
(420W)
*
*
Prepare eggs
Place POTATO in the
Cook custard
and close the door.
Prepare rice,
kg
potato.
oven
soup
2. Press AUTO COOK.
DEFROST/
MEDIUM LOW
"AC-1" appears
*
All
*
Melt butter and chocolate
40%
(280W)
*
thawing
Cook less tender cuts of meat
3.Select desired
on
the
weight
of
display.
potato.
Press MORE key five times to
LOW
20%
*
(140W)
Soften butter & cheese
*
*
Soften ice
Raise
enter
0.5kg.
cream
yeast dough
4. Press START.
CHILD LOCK
This is
oven
child
a unique safety feature that prevents unwanted
operation such as used by children. Once the
lock is set, you can't input any key.
To set the child lock
1. Press STOP/CLEAR.
2. Press and hold STOP/CLEAR
until L appears in the display
and two beeps are heard.
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Operating
Instructions
AUTO COOK CHART
CATEGORY
WEIGHT LIMIT
1. JACKET POTATO
UTENSIL
FOOD TEMP.
Room
-
INSTRUCTIONS
Choose medium sized
Wash and
0.1kg~1.0kg
fork.
Place the
and press start.
oven.
2. FRESH VEGETABLE
Room
Microwave-
0.2kg~0.8kg
Place
potatoes
After
170
Pierce the
on
the
cooking,
-200g.
potatoes several times with
glass turntable. Adjust weight
remove
the
vegetables in
a
microwave-safe bowl. Add water.
After
cooking,
stir and allow to stand for
2 minutes. Add amount of water
**
**
3. FROZEN
VEGETABLE
Frozen
Microwave-
0.2kg~0.8kg
0.2kg
0.5kg
Place
-
-
0.4kg
0.8kg
:
2
:
4
vegetables in
Cover with wrap.
safe bowl
a
according
Tablespoon
Tablespoon
**
12
0.2kg
0.5kg
-
-
0.4kg
0.8kg
to the
quantity.
microwave-safe bowl. Add water.
After
cooking,
2 minutes. Add amount of water
**
potatoes from the
Let stand covered with foil for 5 minutes.
Cover with wrap.
safe bowl
potatoes
dry potatoes.
:
2
:
4
stir and allow to stand for
according
Tablespoon
Tablespoon
to the
quantity.
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Operating
Instructions
NOTE:
AUTO WEIGHT DEFROST
When you touch the START pad, the display changes
to defrost time count down. The oven will beep twice
Four defrost sequences are preset in the oven.
The defrost feature provides you with the best
defrosting
method for frozen foods. The
the DEFROST cycle. At each beep, open the
door and turn, separate, or rearrange the food.
Remove any portions that have thawed.
during
cooking guide
will show you which defrost sequence is
recommended for the food you are defrosting.
Return frozen
With the Auto Defrost feature, the oven automatically
sets the defrosting time and power levels for you.
The
oven
automatically
to
during
determines
times for each food item
required defrosting
according to the weight you
*
enter.
separate,
the Auto
Four
are
*
Place foods in
microwave
provided.
*
a
shallow
roasting
glass baking dish or
drippings.
MEAT
Food should still be somewhat
2
POULTRY
removed from the
3
FISH
4 BREAD
To defrost 1.4
Kg
of frozen
poultry,
weight,
select Meat menu, enter the
and press START
1. Press STOP/CLEAR.
2. Press AUTO DEFROST
Twice.
3. Press MORE fourteen
times to enter 1.4
Kg.
4. Press START.
Defrosting
starts.
13
on a
rack to catch
1
Example:
wrap will hold
which can cause
the outer surface of the foods to cook.
rearrange as recommended in
AUTO DEFROST GUIDE.
levels
For best results, remove fish, shellfish, meat, and
poultry from its original closed paper or plastic
steam and
or
Defrosting
different defrosting
the
portions to the oven and touch START
cycle. The oven will not STOP
BEEP unless the door is opened.
the defrost
package (wrapper). Otherwise, the
juice close to the foods,
For added convenience, the Auto Defrost includes a
built-in beep mechanism that reminds you to check,
turn over,
resume
oven.
icy
in the center when
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Instructions
Operating
AUTO WEIGHT DEFROST GUIDE
*
Food to be defrosted should be in
*
If necessary, shield small
areas
Ensure the foil does not touch the
*
*
Separate
When
items like minced meat,
at this
BEEP,
point
remove
At the end of the program,
To thaw
completely
,
CATEGORY
for
a
suitable microwave
of meat
oven
or
poultry
container and
pieces of
place
chops, sausages and
bacon
as soon as
the food from the microwave oven,
example joints of
0.1~4.0kg
the
on
glass turntable.
prevent thin
areas
becoming
cover
over
and return to the microwave
with foil and allow to stand until
meat and whole chickens should STAND for
a
Microwave
Poultry
oven.
completely
minimum of 1 hour before
UTENSIL
Minced
cooking.
beef, Fillet steak, Cubes for stew, Sirloin steak, Pot roast, Rump roast, Beef burger
Rolled roast,
Fish
Turn food
After
over
at
Sausage, Cutlets(2cm)
beep.
let stand for 5-15 minutes.
defrosting,
Poultry
Whole
chicken, Legs, Breasts, Turkey breasts(under 2.0kg)
Turn food
After
over
at
defrosting,
beep.
let stand for 20-30 minutes.
Fish
Fillets, Steaks, Whole fish, Sea foods
Turn food
After
0.1~0.5kg
Paper
towel
flat
plate
or
over
at
defrosting,
beep.
let stand for 10-20 minutes.
Sliced
bread, Buns, Baguette, etc.
Separate slices and place between
Turn food over at beep.
After
defrosting,
paper towel
or
let stand for 1-2 minutes.
QUICK DEFROST
Use this function to thaw
defrost
only 0.5kg of Minced meat very quickly.
standing time to allow the center to thaw. In the following example
require
0.5kg of forzen
a
will show you how to
minced meat.
1.Press STOP/CLEAR.
Weight
the food that you
metallic ties
the
oven
or
are
wraps; then
about to defrost. Be certain to
place the
food in your
oven
remove
any
and close
door.
2. Press Quick Defrost to select the MEAT defrosting programme.
The
will starts
oven
automatically.
During defrosting your oven will "BEEP", at which point open the oven door, turn food over and separate to
thawing. Remove any portions that have thawed or shield them to help slow down thawing. After
checking close the oven door and press START to resume defrosting.
ensure even
Your
oven
will not
Press start to continue.
thawed.
Meat
ware
Lamp chops,
This will
during defrosting.
FOOD
(Flat plate)
Bread
warm
possible.
the food from the microwave oven, turn the food
remove
uncovered
aluminum foil. This will
walls.
WEIGHT LIMIT
Meat
proof
with flat
stop defrosting (even when the beep sounded) unless the door is opened.
14
flat
plate.
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Heating
To heat
reheat
or
Reheating Guide
important to follow several guidelines. Measure the amount
Arrange the food in a circular pattern for best results.
Room temperature food will heat faster than refrigerated food. Canned foods should be taken out of the can and
placed in a microwavable container. The food will be heated more evenly if covered with a microwavable lid or
plastic wrap, vented. Remove cover carefully to prevent steam burns. Use the following chart as a guide for
reheating cooked food.
or
successfully
in the microwave, it is
of food in order to determine the time needed to reheat.
Cook time
Items
Sliced meat
3 slices
Special
(at HIGH)
Place sliced meat
(0.5cm thick)
1~2minutes
Cover with
*
Chicken
leg
Gravy
on microwavable
wrap and vent.
or sauce
helps
to
plate.
meat
keep
juicy.
pies
1 breast
1
Note:
plastic
Instructions
and
thigh
2~31/2minutes
Place chicken
11/2~3 minutes
Cover with
Fish fillet
Place fish
2~4 minutes
(170~230g.)
on
microwavable
Cover with
Place
Lasagna
1 serving ( 300g.)
pieces on microwavable plate.
plastic wrap and vent.
plastic
lasagna on
plastic
plate.
wrap and vent.
microwavable
plate.
4~6minutes
Cover with
wrap and vent.
1 cup
1~31/2minutes
COOK covered in microwavable casserole.
4 cups
5~8minutes
Stir
Casserole
once
halfway through cooking.
Casserole
cream or
cheese
1 cup
4 cups
Sloppy
Joe
11/2~3minutes
COOK covered in microwavable casserole.
31/2~51/2minutes
Stir
1~21/2minutes
Cook
halfway through cooking.
or
Barbecued beef
Reheat
1 sandwich
(1/2
once
cup meat
Stir
filling)
filling and bun separately.
filling covered in microwavable
once.
Heat bun
as
casserole.
directed in chart below.
without bun
Mashed
potatoes
1 cup
4 cups
11/2~3minutes
COOK covered in microwavable casserole.
5~8minutes
Stir
Baked beans
once
halfway through cooking.
COOK covered in microwavable casserole.
11/2~3 minutes
Stir
21/2~4 minutes
COOK covered in microwavable casserole.
71/2~11 minutes
Stir
1 cup
11/2~31/2minutes
COOK covered in microwavable casserole.
4 cups
4~61/2minutes
Stir
15~30seconds
Wrap in paper towel and
microwavable rack.
1 cup
11/2~4minutes
COOK covered in microwavable casserole.
4 cups
5~8minutes
Stir
1 cup
Ravioli
or
pasta
in
once
halfway through cooking.
sauce
1 cup
4 cups
once
halfway through cooking.
Rice
Sandwich roll
or
bun
1 roll
once
halfway through cooking.
place
on
glass
Vegetables
Soup
1 serving(230 g.)
1 1 /2~21 /2 minutes
once
halfway through cooking.
COOK covered in microwavable casserole.
Stir
15
once
halfway through cooking.
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Fresh
Amount
Vegetable
Artichokes
2 medium
Vegetable Chart
Cook time
5~8minutes Trim. Add 2
4 medium10~13minutes
(230g. each)
Standing
Instructions
at HIGH
tsp
water and 2
Time
Asparagus,
Fresh, Spears
450g
3~7minutes
Add 1 /2 cup water. Cover.
Beans, Green &
450g
8~12minutes
Add 1 /2 cup water in 1- 1 /2 litre. casserole.
Wax
Stir
Beets, Fresh
450g
2-3 minutes
tsp juice.
Cover.
2-3 minutes
2-3 minutes
halfway through cooking.
1 /2
1
cup water in 1- /2 litre. covered casserole.
14~18minutes Add
2-3 minutes
Rearrange halfway through cooking.
Broccoli, Fresh,
450g
5~9minutes
450g
6~8minutes Add 1 /2 cup water in 1- 1 /2 litre. covered casserole.
Spears
Cabbage, Fresh,
Chopped
Place broccoli in baking dish.
Add 1 /2 cup water.
Stir
2 cups
Carrots, Fresh,
Stir
450g
Stir
Fresh, Flowerettes 2 cups
Celery, Fresh,
2-3 minutes
halfway through cooking.
7~11minutes Trim. Add 1 /4 cup water in 1litre. covered casserole.
Fresh, Whole
2-3 minutes
halfway through cooking.
3~6minutes Add 1 /4 cup water in 1 litre. covered casserole.
Sliced
Cauliflower,
2-3 minutes
2-3 minutes
halfway through cooking.
3~5minutesSlice. Add 1 /2cup water in 1- 1 /2litre. covered casserole.
4 cups
7~9minutes
Stir
2
5~9minutes Husk. Add 2
2-3 minutes
halfway through cooking
Sliced
Corn, Fresh
ears
tbsp
water in 1- 1 /2 litre.
baking
dish.
2-3 minutes
Cover.
Mushrooms,
230g
2~31/2minutes Place mushrooms in 1- 1 /2 litre. covered casserole.
Fresh, Sliced
Stir
Parsnips, Fresh,
450g
Stir
4 cups
Peas, Green,
halfway through cooking.
4~8minutes Add 1 /2 cup water in 1- 1 /2 litre. covered casserole.
Sliced
Stir
Sweet Potatoes
2 medium
5~10minutes Pierce
Baking
(6-8 oz. each)
4 medium
7~13minutes
White
2
(6-8
Place
Turn
potatoes,
4
Baking
each)
2 paper towels.
over
potatoes
9~15minutes Place
Turn
Spinach, Fresh,
potatoes several times with fork.
on
450g
on
2-3 minutes
2 paper towels.
over
2-3 minutes
halfway through cooking.
potatoes 5~8minutes Pierce potatoes several times with fork.
oz.
2-3minutes
halfway through cooking.
Whole
Whole
2-3 minutes
halfway through cooking.
7~10minutesAdd 1 /2 cup water in 1- 1 /2 litre. covered casserole.
Fresh
2-3 minutes
2-3 minutes
2-3 minutes
halfway through cooking
5~8minutes Add 1 /2 cup water in 2 litre. covered casserole.
2-3 minutes
Leaf
Squash,
Acorn
or
1 medium
Butternut, Fresh
Zucchini, Fresh,
Whole
squash
in half. Remove seeds.
Place in 8X8-inch
450g
Sliced
Zucchini, Fresh,
7~9minutes Cut
2-3 minutes
dish. Cover.
5~8minutes Add 1 /2 cup water in 1- 1 /2 litre. covered casserole.
Stir
450g
baking
2-3 minutes
halfway through cooking.
7~10minutes Pierce. Place
Turn zucchini
on
through cooking.
16
2 paper towels.
over
and rearrange
2-3 minutes
halfway
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Other
Helpful Instructions
For Best Results:
Cooking Utensils:
1. Most glass, ceramic glass and heat resistant
glassware utensils are microwave-safe.
2. Most paper napkins, towels, plates, cups, cartons,
1. When
2.
3.
4.
5.
determining the time for a particular food,
begin by using minimum time and checking
condition occasionally. It is easy to overcook food
because microwaves cook very quickly.
Small quantities of food or foods with low water
content may dry out and become hard if cooked too
long.
Do not use the oven for drying kitchen towels or
paper products. They may burn.
Break eggs before cooking them in the microwave.
For food items such as apples, potatoes, egg yolks,
chicken livers, etc., be sure to pierce the skin or
membrane to prevent bursting of the food while
cooking in the oven.
Defrosting
2. Defrost
can
be
microwave
3. Some
the
areas
thawing
shield if necessary.
This helps slow down
or
remove
1.
any
For
that it is sometimes
still
slightly
Keep
the inside of the
Food
spatters
or
oven
clean.
spilled liquids
stick to
walls
energy and lengthen cooking times. Use a damp
cloth to wipe out crumbs that fall between the door
faster than others,
and the frame. It is
stop the defrosting
important
to
this
keep
area
clean
seal. Remove greasy spatters with
a soapy cloth then rinse and dry. Do not use harsh
detergent or abrasive cleaners. The glass tray can
to
assure a
be washed
2.
frozen.
tight
by
hand
or
in the dishwasher.
the outside of the
Keep
oven
clean.
Clean the outside of your oven with soap and water
then with clean water and dry with a soft cloth or
paper towel. To prevent damage to the operating
parts inside the oven, the water should not be
of the foods.
allowed to seep into the ventilation openings.
To clean control panel, open the door to prevent
NOTE:
Air from the vent may become
This is normal.
warm
during cooking.
oven
from
damp
Press
are a
accidentally starting, and wipe with a
immediately by a dry cloth.
STOP/CLEAR after cleaning.
cloth followed
3. If steam accumulates inside
Browning:
few foods which
are
not cooked
the
long
oven
or
around the outside of
door, wipe the panels with
a
This may
occur
when the microwave
need additional colour.
operated
under
high humidity
Coatings such as SHAKE & BAKER , paprika, and
browning agents such kitchen bouquer or
Worcestershire sauce may be used on chops, meat
patties or chicken parts.
Roasts, poultry or ham, cooked for 10-15 minutes or
longer, will brown nicely without extra additives.
way indicates
enough
oven
up spillovers with a damp cloth right away.
Crumbs and spillovers will absorb microwave
5. It may be necessary to increase or decrease the
cooking time in some recipes, depending on the
There
oven.
wipe
Guide found in this
completely thawed
example, fish cooks so quickly
better to begin cooking while
starting temperature
in the
using plastics
and between seal and door surface. It is best to
process.
cooking.
when
oven.
not be used in the microwave
4. Some foods should not be
before
cooking guide
4. Metal utensils and utensils with metallic trim should
or
of the food
plastic dishes,
microwave
Manual.
3. For
oven.
cups, containers, and wraps
may be used in the microwave oven. Follow the
manufacturer's instructions or information given in
placed directly
certain to
thawing. (Be
wraps.)
according to the Defrost
metallic ties
convenient utensils. Some
To Clean Your Oven:
for
oven
are
recycled paper products may contain impurities
which could cause arcing or fires when used in the
Frozen Foods:
1. Foods that have been frozen
in the
and cardboard
in the microwave
oven
to brown and may
a
only warm,
thoroughly. DO
is
conditions and in
no
malfunction of the unit.
4. The door and door seals should be
Use
soft cloth.
oven
kept
clean.
soapy water, rinse then dry
NOT USE ABRASIVE MATERIALS,
SUCH AS CLEANING POWDERS OR STEEL AND
PLASTIC PADS. Metal
maintain if
17
parts will be easier
wiped frequently
with
a
damp
to
cloth.
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Precautions
Safety
1. Do not
attempt
to
tamper with,
or
make any
10. Small amounts of food
adjustments or repairs to the door, control panel,
safety interlock switches or any other part of the
oven. Repairs should only be undertaken by a
qualified service technician.
2. Do not
leave
operate the
glass
a
oven
when
of water in the
empty. It is best
when not in
heating
11. Be certain to
door is 8cm
surface
to
use.
tipping
12. Before
The water will
if the
oven
3. Do not
dry
or
clothes in the microwave oven, which
or burned if heated too
long.
wrapped
use
newspaper in
place
of paper towels for
use
wooden containers.
They
use
metal containers
crockery containers
silver) inlays.
which have metallic
or
(e.g. gold
may
16. The
heat-up
operate the
oven
with
17. When
a
which
potatoes, apples
attempt deep fat frying in your
oven.
recycled
paper
kitchen towel,
products
9. Do not rinse the turntable
by placing
must
liquids
be used if the door seal is
never
good working
are
order.
cooked in microwave units,
removed, the shock may
can
can
a
cause
they
the sudden for
up out of the container
and switch off
power
since
they
sparks
it in water
spring
18. If smoke is observed
or
use
as
motion of steam bubbles. A fountain of hot
may contain impurities which may cause
and/or fires when used in cooking.
after
of
may be overheated above their boiling point
without visible bubbling. When the container is
any other obstruction between the door
and the front edges of the oven, which may cause
microwave energy leakage.
8. Do not
cooking, pierce the skin
or vegetable.
oven
not in
or
Always remove metal twist ties.
Metal objects in the oven may arc,
cause serious damage.
napkin
of the
edge
to avoid accidental
detailed in microwave cook books.
and char.
7. Do not
placed,
appliance.
plastic wrapping from food before
cooking
defrosting.
Note though that in some cases food should be
covered with plastic film, for heating or cooking,
cooking.
Do not
which it is
of the
the front of the
oven so
behind the
or
cooking.
6. Do not
the
15. Remove the
are
5. Do not
on
place
or more
any such fruit
14. Do not
in paper towels, unless
your cook book contains instructions, for the food
you
cooking or
they may
allowed
13. Do not cook eggs in their shell. Pressure will build
up inside the egg which will burst.
may become carbonized
4. Do not cook food
are
overheat and burn.
safely absorb all microwave energy,
is accidentally started.
oven
shorter
require
time. If normal times
or
keep
the
oven
disconnect the
door closed
from the
oven
supply.
19. When food is heated
containers of
plastic,
or
cooked in
paper
or
materials look at the
food container is
just
liquid
explosively.
disposable
other combustible
oven frequently
deteriorating.
to check if the
cooking.
This may
cause
breakage
or
damage.
WARNING---Please
set
in FIRE and
OVEN.
18
cooking times are
cooking may result
subsequent DAMAGE to the
ensure
correctly
as over
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Questions And Answers
Q What's wrong when the
A There may be several
will not glow.
light
oven
reasons
why
will not
the
oven
glow?
Q Is it
light
A Yes, if
below:
bulb has blown.
?
Light
?
Door is not closed.
possible
using
to pop
one
corn
in
a
microwave oven?
of the two methods described
(1) Popcorn-popping utensils designed specifically
for microwave cooking.
Q Does microwave energy pass
viewing screen in the door?
through
the
(2) Prepackaged
commercial microwave popcorn
that contains
A No. The holes, or ports, are made to allow light to
pass; they do not let microwave energy through.
needed for
specific times and power outputs
an acceptable final product.
FOLLOW EXACT DIRECTIONS GIVEN BY EACH
MANUFACTURER FOR THEIR POPCORN
Q
Why
does the
beep
tone sound when
a
pad
PRODUCT. DO NOT LEAVE THE OVEN
on
UNATTENDED WHILE THE CORN IS BEING
the Control Panel is touched?
A The
beep tone sounds to
being properly entered.
Q Will the microwave
assure
oven
be
that the
damaged
setting
POPPED. IF CORN FAILS TO POP AFTER THE
is
SUGGESTED TIMES, DISCONTINUE COOKING.
OVERCOOKING COULD RESULT IN THE CORN
CATCHING FIRE.
if it
operates empty?
A Yes. Never
Q
Why
run
it
empty
or
do eggs sometimes
A When
without the
glass tray.
CAUTION
pop?
NEVER USE A BROWN PAPER BAG FOR
eggs, the yolk
may pop due to steam build up inside the yolk
membrane. To prevent this, simply pierce the yolk
before cooking. Never microwave eggs in the shell.
Q
Why
baking, frying,
is
or
poaching
standing time recommended
cooking is over?
POPPING CORN. NEVER ATTEMPT TO POP
LEFTOVER KERNELS.
Q
after
Why doesn't my oven always
the cooking guide says?
cook
A Check your cooking guide
you've followed directions
as
fast
as
again to make sure
correctly, and to see what
might cause variations in cooking time. Cooking
guide times and heat settings are suggestions,
chosen to help prevent overcooking, the most
common problem in getting used to a microwave
oven. Variations in the size, shape, weight and
dimensions of the food require longer cooking time.
Use your own judgement along with the cooking
guide suggestions to test food condition, just as you
microwave
A After microwave
cooking is finished, food keeps on
cooking during standing time. This standing time
finishes cooking evenly throughout the food. The
amount of standing time depends on the density of
the food.
would do with
19
a
conventional cooker.
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