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mW73B
Microwave Oven
Owner’s Instructions & Cooking Guide
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Contents
Oven
Oven........................................................................................................2
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Control panel............................................................................................3
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Accessories..............................................................................................3
Using this instruction booklet....................................................................4
Safety information.....................................................................................4
Installing your microwave oven.................................................................11
Setting the time........................................................................................11
What to do if you are in doubt or have a problem.....................................12
Cooking/Reheating...................................................................................12
Power levels.............................................................................................13
Stopping the cooking...............................................................................13
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Adjusting the cooking time.......................................................................13
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Setting the energy save mode..................................................................13
1. DOOR
6. TURNTABLE
Using the instant reheat/cook feature.......................................................14
2. VENTILATION HOLES
7. COUPLER
Instant reheat/Cook settings.....................................................................14
3. LIGHT
8. ROLLER RING
4. DISPLAY
9. SAFETY INTERLOCK HOLES
5. DOOR LATCHES
10.OPEN DOOR PUSH BUTTON
Using the auto rapid defrost feature..........................................................15
Auto rapid defrost settings........................................................................15
11.CONTROL PANEL
Multistage cooking...................................................................................16
Cookware guide.......................................................................................17
Cleaning your microwave oven.................................................................18
Technical specifications............................................................................18
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Control panel
Accessories
Depending on the model that you have purchased, you are supplied with
several accessories that can be used in a variety of ways.
1. Coupler, already placed over the motor shaft in the
base of the oven.
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Purpose : The coupler rotates the turntable.
2.Roller ring, to be placed in the centre of the oven.
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Purpose : The roller ring supports the turntable.
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3.Turntable, to be placed on the roller ring with the
centre fitting to the coupler.
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Purpose : The turntable serves as the main
cooking surface; it can be easily
removed for cleaning.
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DO NOT operate the microwave oven without the roller ring and
turntable.
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1. DISPLAY
6. ENERGY SAVE BUTTON
2. AUTO RAPID DEFROST
FEATURE SELECTION
7. WEIGHT SELECTION
3. AUTO REHEAT/COOK
SELECTION
9. +30s BUTTON
4. MICROWAVE MODE BUTTON
5. TIME SETTING BUTTON
8. CLOCK SETTING
10.START BUTTON
11.STOP/CANCEL BUTTON
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ENGLISH
Using this instruction booklet
Important safety symbols and precautions.
You have just purchased a SAMSUNG microwave oven. Your Owner’s
Instructions contain much valuable information on cooking with your
microwave oven:
• Safety precautions
• Suitable accessories and cookware
• Useful cooking tips
At the front of the booklet you will find illustrations of the oven, and more
importantly the control panel, so that you can find the buttons more easily.
The following symbols are used in the text of this Owner’s Manual:
Safety information
• Before operating the appliance, please read this manual thoroughly
and retain it at a safe place near the appliance for your future
reference.
• Use this appliance only for its intended purpose as described in
this instruction manual. This appliance is not intended for use by
persons (including children) with reduced physical, sensory or mental
capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge, unless they have
been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance
by a person responsible for their safety. Warnings and Important
Safety Instructions in this manual do not cover all possible conditions
and situations that may occur. It is your responsibility to use common
sense, caution, and care when installing, maintaining, and operating
your appliance.
• Because these following operating instructions cover various models,
the characteristics of your microwave oven may differ slightly from
those described in this manual and not all warning signs may be
applicable. If you have any questions or concerns, contact your
nearest service center or find help and information online at www.
samsung.com.
WARNING
Hazards or unsafe practices that may result in severe
personal injury or death.
CAUTION
Hazards or unsafe practices that may result in minor
personal injury or property damage.
CAUTION
To reduce the risk of fire, explosion, electric shock,
or personal injury when using your microwave oven,
follow these basic safety precaution.
Do NOT attempt.
Do NOT disassemble.
Do NOT touch.
Follow directions explicitly.
Unplug the power plug from the wall socket.
Make sure the machine is grounded to prevent
electric shock.
Call the service center for help.
Note
Important
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WARNING
Severe warning signs for installation
CAUTION
The installation of this appliance must be performed by a qualified
microwave service technician trained by the manufacturer. Please see
the section “Installing your Microwave Oven”.
Caution signs for installation
This appliance should be positioned in such a way that it is accessible
to the power plug.
- Failure to do so may result in electric shock or fire due to electric
leakage.
Install your appliance on a level and hard floor that can support its
weight.
- Failure to do so and sharing a wall socket with other appliances
using a power strip or extending the power cord may result in electric
shock or fire.
- Do not use an electric transformer. It may result in electric shock or
fire.
- Failure to do so may result in abnormal vibrations, noise, or problems
with the product.
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Plug the power cord into the proper wall socket or higher and use the
socket for this appliance only. Plug the power plug into the wall socket
firmly. In addition, do not use an extension cord.
Install the appliance while maintaining the proper distance from the wall.
- Failure to do so may result in fire due to overheating.
The minimum height of free space necessary above the top surface of
the oven.
The installation of this appliance must be performed by a qualified
technician or service company.
- Failing to do so may result in electric shock, fire, an explosion,
problems with the product, or injury.
WARNING
Severe warning signs for electric
The microwave oven is intended to be used on the counter or counter
top use only, the microwave oven shall not be placed in a cabinet.
Remove all foreign substances such as dust or water from the power
plug terminals and contact points using a dry cloth on a regular basis.
Do not install this appliance near a heater, inflammable material.
Do not install this appliance in a humid, oily or dusty location, in a
location exposed to direct sunlight and water (rain drops).
Do not install this appliance in a location where gas may leak.
Plug the power plug into the wall socket in the right direction so that the
cord runs towards the floor.
- Unplug the power plug and clean it with a dry cloth.
- Failure to do so may result in electric shock or fire.
- If you plug the power plug into the socket in the opposite direction,
the electric wires within the cable may be damaged and this may
result in electric shock or fire.
- This may result in electric shock or fire.
The appliance is not intended for installing in road vehicles, caravans
and similar vehicles etc.
Plug the power plug into the wall socket firmly. Do not use a damaged
power plug, damaged power cord or loose wall socket.
This appliance must be properly grounded.
Do not ground the appliance to a gas pipe, plastic water pipe, or
telephone line.
- This may result in electric shock or fire.
- This may result in electric shock, fire, an explosion, or problems with
the product.
- Never plug the power cord into a socket that is not grounded
correctly and make sure that it is in accordance with local and
national codes.
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Do not pull or excessively bend the power cord.
Do not twist or tie the power cord.
Do not hook the power cord over a metal object, place a heavy object
on the power cord, insert the power cord between objects, or push the
power cord into the space behind the appliance.
Microwave heating of beverages can result in delayed eruptive boiling,
therefore care must be taken when handling the container; To prevent
this situation ALWAYS allow a standing time of at least 20 seconds after
the oven has been switched off so that the temperature can equalize.
Stir during heating, if necessary, and ALWAYS stir after heating. In the
event of scalding, follow these FIRST AID instructions:
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- This may result in electric shock or fire.
- Unplug the power plug by holding the plug.
- Failure to do so may result in electric shock or fire.
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When the appliance or the cord is damaged, contact your nearest
service centre.
If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer,
its service agent or similarly qualified persons in order to avoid a hazard.
Do not pull the power cord, when unplugging the power plug.
CAUTION
Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the
appliance.
Caution signs for electric
Unplug the power plug when the appliance is not being used for long
periods of time or during a thunder/lightning storm.
Eggs in their shell and whole hard-boiled eggs should not be heated in
microwave ovens since they may explode even after microwave heating
has ended.
- Failure to do so may result in electric shock or fire.
WARNING
Immerse the scalded area in cold water for at least 10 minutes.
Cover with a clean, dry dressing.
Do not apply any creams, oils or lotions.
Contact a doctor
Severe warning signs for using
WARNING : The contents of feeding bottles and baby food jars shall
be stirred or shaken and the temperature checked before consumption,
in order to avoid burns.
In the event of a gas leak (such as propane gas, LP gas, etc.), ventilate
immediately without touching the power plug. Do not touch the
appliance or power cord.
WARNING : Only allow children to use the oven without supervision
when adequate instructions have been given so that the child is able to
use the oven in a safe way and understands the hazards of improper
use.
- Do not use a ventilating fan.
- A spark may result in an explosion or fire.
Take care that the door, or any of the other parts do not come into
contact with the body while cooking or just after cooking.
Appliance is not to be used by children or persons with reduced
physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and
knowledge, unless they have been given supervision or instruction.
- Failure to do so may result in burns.
ALWAYS use oven gloves when removing a dish from the oven to avoid
unintentional burn.
WARNING : Accessible parts may become hot during use. To avoid
burns young children should be kept away.
Stand at arms length from the oven when opening the door.
Reason : The hot air or steam released may cause scalding.
WARNING : Ensure that the appliance is switched off before replacing
the lamp to avoid the possibility of electric shock.
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Do not touch the power plug with wet hands.
Do not heat food wrapped in paper such as magazines or newspaper.
- This may result in electric shock.
- This may result in fire.
Do not turn the appliance off by unplugging the power plug while an
operation is in progress.
Do not use or place inflammable sprays or objects near the oven.
- Plugging the power plug into the wall socket again may cause a
spark and result in electric shock or fire.
Do not open the door when the food in the cooking compartment is
burning.
Keep all packaging materials well out of the reach of children, as
packaging materials can be dangerous to children.
- If you open the door, an inflow of oxygen occurs and this may result
in fire.
- If a child places a bag over its head, it may result in suffocation.
Do not insert fingers, foreign substances or metal objects such as pins
or needles into the inlet, outlet and holes. If foreign substances are
inserted into any of these holes, unplug the power plug from the wall
socket and contact your product provider or nearest service centre.
- This may result in fire or an explosion.
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This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children)
with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of
experience and knowledge, unless they have been given supervision or
instruction concerning use of the appliance by a person responsible for
their safety.
- Failure to do so may result in electric shock or injury.
NEVER fill the container to the top and choose a container that is wider
at the top than at the bottom to prevent the liquid from boiling over.
Bottles with narrow necks may also explode if overheated.
- Failing to do so may result in electric shock, burns or injury.
Never use this appliance for purposes other than cooking.
- Failure to do so may result in fire.
NEVER heat a babys bottle with the teat on, as the bottle may explode
if overheated.
Open sealed containers (baby bottles, milk bottles, etc.) and make a
hole in food items such as shells or nuts (eggs, chestnuts, etc) with a
knife, before cooking them.
DO NOT touch heating elements or interior oven walls until the oven be
cooled down.
- Failure to do so may result in burns or injury due to the item bursting.
Do not immerse the power cable or plug in water and keep the power
cable away from heated surfaces.
Do not touch the inside of the appliance immediately after cooking,
because the inside of the appliance is hot after being heated for a long
time or heating a small amount of food.
Do not operate this appliance if it has a damaged power cable or plug.
- Failure to do so may result in burns.
DO NOT operate the microwave oven when it is empty. The power will
be cut off automatically for safety. You can operate normally after letting
it stand for over 30 minutes. It is best to leave a glass of water inside
the oven at all times. The water will absorb the microwaves energy if the
oven accidently started.
Do not use aluminium foil, metal objects (such as containers, forks, etc.)
or containers with golden or silver trims.
- This may result in sparks or fire.
Do not over-heat food.
- This may result in fire.
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WARNING : If the door or door seals are damaged, the oven must not
be operated until it has been repaired by a competent person.
CAUTION
Only use utensils that are suitable for use in microwave ovens; DO NOT
use any metallic containers, Dinnerware with gold or silver trimmings,
Skewers, forks, etc. Remove wire twist ties from paper or plastic bags.
Reason : Electric arcing or sparking may occur and may damage the
oven.
WARNING : Liquids and other foods must not be heated in sealed
containers since they are liable to explode.
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Caution signs for using
If the appliance is flooded cut the power immediately and please
contact your nearest service centre.
When heating food in plastic or paper containers, keep an eye on the
oven due to the possibility of ignition;
- Failure to do so may result in electric shock or fire.
If the appliance generates a strange noise, a burning smell or smoke,
unplug the power plug immediately and contact your nearest service
centre.
Small amounts of food require shorter cooking or heating time.
If normal times are allowed they may overheat and burn.
- Failure to do so may result in electric shock or fire.
You may notice a Clicking sound during operation (especially when the
oven is defrosting).
Reason : This sound is normal when the electrical power output is
changing.
Do not attempt to repair, disassemble, or modify the appliance yourself.
- Since a high voltage current enters the product chassis, it may result
in electric shock or fire.
- You may be exposed to electromagnetic waves.
- When repairing the appliance is required, contact your nearest
service centre.
Young children should NEVER be allowed to use or play with the
microwave oven. Nor should they be left unattended near the
microwave oven when it is in use. Items of interest to children should
not be stored or hidden just above the oven.
WARNING : It is hazardous for anyone other than a competent person
to carry out any service or repair operation that involves the removal of
a cover which gives protection against exposure to microwave energy.
Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the
appliance.
If any foreign substance such as water has entered the appliance,
unplug the power plug and contact your nearest service centre.
Take care as beverages or food may be very hot after heating.
- Failure to do so may result in electric shock or fire.
Take care when heating liquids such as water or other beverages.
- Especially when feeding a child, check that it has cooled sufficiently.
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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Make sure to stir during or after cooking.
Avoid using a slippery container with a narrow neck.
Remove the container at least 30 seconds after heating.
Failing to do so may result in an abrupt overflow of the contents and
cause burns.
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Do not hold food or any part there of during or immediately after
cooking.
Do not place the appliance over a fragile object such as a sink or glass
object.
- Use cooking gloves because it may be very hot and you could burn
yourself.
- If you pull the ceramic dish or well-being multi-purpose pan forwards,
food may spill and this may result in burns.
- This may result in damage to the sink or glass object.
Use the appliance only after closing the door.
When the surface is cracked, turn the power switch of the appliance
off.
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- If you use the appliance when it is contaminated by foreign
substances such as food waste, it may result in problems with the
appliance.
Take care when removing the wrapping from food that has just been
taken out of the appliance.
- Failure to do so may result in electric shock.
Do not scratch the glass of the oven door with a sharp object.
- If the food is hot, hot steam may be emitted abruptly when removing
the wrapping and you may burn yourself.
- This may result in the glass being damaged or broken.
Do not stand on top of the appliance or place objects (such as laundry,
oven cover, lighted candles, lighted cigarettes, dishes, chemicals, metal
objects, etc.) on the appliance.
Do not unplug the appliance by pulling at the power cord, always grip
plug firmly and pull straight out from the outlet.
- Damage to the cord may cause short-circuit, fire and/or electric
shock.
- Items, such as a cloth, may be caught in the door.
- This may result in electric shock, fire, problems with the product, or
injury.
Do not put your face or body close to the appliance while cooking or
when opening the door just after cooking.
Do not operate the appliance with wet hands.
- This may result in electric shock.
- Take care that children do not come close to the appliance.
- Failure to do so may result in burns from the heat.
Do not spray volatile material such as insecticide onto the surface of the
appliance.
Do not place food or heavy objects over the door when opening the
door.
- As well as being harmful to humans, it may also result in electric
shock, fire or problems with the product.
- The food or object may fall and this may result in burns or injury.
Do not abruptly cool the door, the inside of the appliance, or the dish by
pouring water over it during or just after cooking.
Do not apply excessive pressure or impact to the door or to the inside
of the appliance.
- This may result in damage to the appliance. The steam or water
spray may result in burns or injury.
- This may result in deformation to the product or injury due to electric
wave leakage.
- Hanging onto the door may result in the product falling and causing
injury.
- If the door is damaged, do not use the appliance and contact your
nearest service centre.
Appliances are not intended to be operated by means of an external
timer or separate remote-control system.
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WARNING
Severe warning signs for cleaning
PRECAUTIONS TO AVOID POSSIBLE EXPOSURE TO EXCESSIVE
MICROWAVE ENERGY
Do not clean the appliance by spraying water directly onto it.
Do not use benzene, thinner or alcohol to clean the appliance.
Failure to observe the following safety precautions may result in harmful
exposure to microwave energy.
(a)Under no circumstances should any attempt be made to operate the
oven with the door open or to tamper with the safety interlocks (door
latches) or to insert anything into the safety interlock holes.
(b)Do not place any object between the oven door and front face or allow
food or cleaner residues to accumulate on sealing surfaces. Ensure that
the door and door sealing surfaces are kept clean by wiping after use
first with a damp cloth and then with a soft dry cloth.
(c)Do not operate the oven if it is damaged until it has been repaired by a
qualified microwave service technician trained by the manufacturer. It is
particularly important that the oven door closes properly and that there
is no damage to the:
(1)Door (bent)
(2)Door hinges (broken or loose)
(3)door seals and sealing surfaces
(d)The oven should not be adjusted or repaired by anyone other than
a properly qualified microwave service technician trained by the
manufacturer.
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- This may result in discoloration, deformation, damage, electric shock
or fire.
Before cleaning or performing maintenance, unplug the appliance from
the wall socket and remove food waste from the door and cooking
compartment.
- Failure to do so may result in electric shock or fire.
Do not use harsh abrasive cleaners or sharp metal scrapers to clean
the oven door glass since they can scratch the surface, which may
result in shattering of the glass.
Do not use your microwave oven to dry papers or clothes.
For your safety, do not use high-pressure water cleaners or steam jet
cleaners.
During cleaning conditions the surfaces may get hotter than usual and
children should be kept away. (cleaning model only)
Excess spillage must be removed before cleaning and shall specify
which utensils can be left in the oven during cleaning. (cleaning model
only)
CAUTION
This product is a Group 2 Class B ISM equipment. The definition of group
2 which contains all ISM equipment in which radio-frequency energy is
intentionally generated and/or used in the form of electromagnetic radiation
for the treatment of material, and EDM and arc welding equipment.
For Class B equipment is equipment suitable for use in domestic
establishments and in establishments directly connected to a low voltage
power supply network which supplies buildings used for domestic
purposes.
Caution signs for cleaning
The oven should be cleaned regularly and any food deposits removed.
Failure to maintain the oven in a clean condition could lead to
deterioration of the surface that could adversely affect the life of the
appliance and possibly result in a hazardous situation.
Take care not to hurt yourself when cleaning the appliance (external/
internal).
- You may hurt yourself on the sharp edges of the appliance.
Do not clean the appliance with a steam cleaner.
- This may result in corrosion.
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Setting the time
Place the oven on a flat level surface 85 cm above the floor. The surface
should be strong enough to safely bear the weight of the oven.
Your microwave oven has an inbuilt clock. When power is supplied, “12:00”
is automatically displayed on the display.
Please set the current time. The time can be displayed in either the 12-hour
or 24-hour notation. You must set the clock:
• When you first install your microwave oven
• After a power failure
1. When you install your oven, make sure there is
adequate ventilation for your oven by leaving at least
10 cm (4 inches) of space behind and, on the sides
of the oven and 20 cm (8 inches) of space above.
20 cm
above
85 cm of
the floor
10 cm
behind
10 cm on
the side
Do not forget to reset the clock when you switch to and from summer
and winter time.
2. Remove all packing materials inside the oven.
Install the roller ring and turntable.
Check that the turntable rotates freely.
1. To display the time in
the...
24-hour notation
12-hour notation
3. This microwave oven has to be positioned so that plug is accessible.
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Installing your microwave oven
Then press the
Clock ( ) button...
Once
Twice
2. Set the hour with the h button and the minutes with
the min button.
If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by a special cord or
assembly available from the manufacturer or its service agent.
For your personal safety, plug the cable into a 3-pin, 230 Volt, 50 Hz,
AC earthed socket. If the power cable of this appliance is damaged, it
must be replaced by a special cable.
3. When the right time is displayed, press the Clock ( )
button again to start the clock.
Result :
Do not install the microwave oven in hot or damp surroundings like
next to a traditional oven or radiator. The power supply specifications
of the oven must be respected and any extension cable used must
be of the same standard as the power cable supplied with the oven.
Wipe the interior and the door seal with a damp cloth before using your
microwave oven for the first time.
The time is displayed whenever you are
not using the microwave oven.
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What to do if you are in doubt or have a
problem
Cooking/Reheating
The following procedure explains how to cook or reheat food.
ALWAYS check your cooking settings before leaving the oven unattended.
First, place the food in the centre of the turntable and close the door.
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If you have any of the problems listed below try the solutions given.
This is normal.
• Condensation inside the oven.
• Air flow around the door and outer casing.
• Light reflection around the door and outer casing.
• Steam escaping from around the door or vents.
1. Press the Power Level (
Result :
The oven does not start when you press the Start ( ) button.
• Is the door completely closed?
The food is not cooked at all.
• Have you set the timer correctly and/or pressed the Start ( ) button?
• Is the door closed?
• Have you overloaded the electric circuit and caused a fuse to blow or a
breaker to be triggered?
) button.
The 800 W (maximum cooking power)
indications are displayed:
Select the appropriate power level
by pressing the Power Level ( ) button again until the
corresponding wattage is displayed. Refer to the power
level table on the next page.
2. Set the cooking time by pressing the 10 min, 1 min
and 10 s button.
3. Press the Start (
The food is either overcooked or undercooked.
• Was the appropriate cooking length set for the type of food?
• Was an appropriate power level chosen?
Result :
Sparking and cracking occur inside the oven (arcing).
• Have you used a dish with metal trimmings?
• Have you left a fork or other metal utensil inside the oven?
• Is aluminum foil too close to the inside walls?
) button.
The oven light comes on and the
turntable starts rotating.
Cooking starts and when it has finished
the oven beeps four times.
Never switch the microwave oven on when it is empty.
The oven causes interference with radios or televisions.
• Slight interference may be observed on televisions or radios when the
oven is operating. This is normal. To solve this problem, install the oven
away from televisions, radios and aerials.
• If interference is detected by the oven’s microprocessor, the display
may be reset. To solve this problem, disconnect the power plug and
reconnect it. Reset the time.
If the above guidelines do not enable you to solve the problem, contact
your local dealer or SAMSUNG after-sales service.
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Power levels
Adjusting the cooking time
You can increase the cooking time by pressing the +30s button once for
each 30 seconds to be added.
You can choose among the power levels below.
Output
HIGH
800 W
MEDIUM HIGH
600 W
MEDIUM
450 W
MEDIUM LOW
300 W
DEFROST ( )
180 W
LOW
100 W
1. Press the +30s button once for each 30 seconds to
be added.
2. Press the Start (
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Power level
) button.
If you select higher power level, the cooking time must be decreased.
Setting the energy save mode
If you select lower power level, the cooking time must be increased.
The oven has an Energy save mode. This facility saves electricity when the
oven is not in use.
• The oven will default to Energy save mode after 5 minutes if not used.
While in energy save mode, the display is blank and the oven cannot
used.
• To remove Energy save mode, open the door and then display shows
“0”. The oven is ready for use.
• If you want to use Energy save mode, press the
Energy save button.
Stopping the cooking
You can stop cooking at any time to check the food.
1. To stop temporarily;
Open the door.
Result :
Cooking stops. To resume cooking,
close the door and press Start ( )
again.
2. To stop completely;
Press the Stop ( ) button.
Result :
The cooking stops.
If you wish to cancel the cooking
settings, press the Stop ( ) button again.
You can cancel any setting before starting cooking by simply pressing
Stop ( ) button.
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Using the instant reheat/cook feature
Instant reheat/Cook settings
With the Instant Reheat feature, the cooking time is set automatically and
you do not have to press the Start button. You can adjust the number of
servings by pressing the appropriate Instant Reheat button the required
number of times.
First, place the food in the centre of the turntable and close the door.
The following table presents the various Instant Reheat Programmes,
quantities, standing times and appropriate recommendations.
Food/Button
Ready meals
Press the Instant Reheat/Cook button which you
want the required number of times.
Result :
Cooking starts after about two
seconds. When it has finished:
1) The oven beeps four times.
2) The end reminder signal will beep 3 times. (once every
minute)
3) The current time is displayed again.
Serving
Standing
size
time
300-350 g
3 min.
400-450 g
Frozen ready
meals
300-350 g
400-450 g
4 min.
Drinks
(Coffee, milk,
tea, water
with room
temperature)
150 ml
(1 cup)
250 ml
(1 mug)
1-2 min.
Example: press the Drinks button once times to reheat one cups of
coffee. Refer to the table on the next page.
Use only recipients that are microwave-safe.
Recommendations
Put on a ceramic plate and
cover it with microwave cling
film. This programme is suitable
for meals consisting of 3
components (e.g. meat with
sauce, vegetables and side dish
like potatoes, rice or pasta).
Take frozen ready meal and
check if dish is suitable for
microwave. Pierce film of ready
meal. Put the frozen ready meal
in the centre. This programme is
suitable for frozen ready meals
consisting of 3 components (e.g.
meat with sauce, vegetables and
a side dish like potatoes, rice or
pasta).
Pour into a ceramic cup and
reheat uncovered.
Place cup (150 ml) or mug (250
ml) in the centre of turntable.
Stir carefully before and after
standing time.
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Using the auto rapid defrost feature
Auto rapid defrost settings
The auto rapid defrost feature enables you to defrost meat, poultry, fish or
fruit/berry.
The defrost time and power level are set automatically. You simply select
the programme and the weight.
The following table presents the various Auto Rapid Defrost programmes,
quantities, standing times and appropriate recommendations.
Remove all kinds of package material before defrosting. Place meat,
poultry, fish and fruit/berry on a ceramic plate.
Code/Food
1. Press the Rapid Defrost (
Result :
) button.
Portion
1. Meat
Standing
time
200-1500 g 20-90 min.
2. Poultry
200-1500 g
20-90 min.
3. Fish
200-1500 g
20-80 min.
4. Fruit/Berry
100-600 g
5-20 min.
The following indication is displayed:
Press the Rapid Defrost ( ) button one or more times according to
the type of food to be defrosted. Refer to the table on the next page for
further details.
2. Select the food weight by pressing the 100 g button.
It is possible to set up to a maximum of 1500 g.
3. Press the Start (
) button.
Result :
 Defrosting begins.
 The oven beeps halfway through
defrosting to remind you to turn the food over.
 Press Start ( ) button again to finish defrosting.
You can also defrost food manually. To do so, select the microwave
cooking/reheating function with a power level of 180 W. Refer to the
section entitled “Cooking/Reheating” on page 12 for further details.
Recommendations
Shield the edges with
aluminium foil. Turn the meat
over, when the oven beeps.
This programme is suitable
for beef, lamb, pork, steaks,
chops, minced meat.
Shield the leg and wing tips
with aluminium foil. Turn the
poultry over, when the oven
beeps. This programme is
suitable for whole chicken as
well as for chicken portions.
Shield the tail of a whole
fish with aluminium foil. Turn
the fish over, when the oven
beeps. This programme is
suitable for whole fishes as
well as for fish fillets.
Spread fruits evenly into a flat
glass dish.
This programme is suitable
for all kind of fruits.
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Use only dishes that are microwave-safe.
First, place the frozen food in the centre of the turntable and close the door.
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Multistage cooking
5. Press the Power Level ( ) button.
The microwave mode (II) :
Your microwave oven can be programmed to cook food up to three stages.
; if necessary, set the power level by pressing
the Power Level ( ) button again one or
more times.
(450 W in the example)
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Example: You wish to defrost food and cook it without having to reset the
oven after each stage. You can thus defrost and cook a 500 g
fish in three stages:
Defrosting
Cook I
Cook II
6. Set the cooking time by pressing the 10 min, 1 min
and 10 s buttons the appropriate number of times (5
minutes in the example).
You can set between two and three stages in multistage cooking.
If you set three stage, the first stage must be defrosting.
Don’t press Start ( ) button until you’ve set the final stage.
1. Press the Rapid Defrost (
times.
7. Press the Start (
) button once or more
Result :
2. Set the weight by pressing the 100 g buttons the
appropriate number of times (500 g in the example).
) button.
The three modes [defrosting and
cooking (I, II)] are selected on after.
According to the defrosting mode that
you have chosen, the oven may beep
half way through defrosting to remind
you to turn the food over.
 When cooking is over, the oven
beeps four times.
3. Press the Power Level ( ) button.
The microwave mode (I) :
; if necessary, set the power level by pressing
the Power Level ( ) button again one or
more times. (600 W in the example)
4. Set the cooking time by pressing the 10 min, 1 min
and 10 s buttons the appropiate number of times (4
minutes in the example).
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Cookware guide
Cookware
Cookware
Aluminum foil
Microwavesafe
✓✗
Comments
✓
Do not preheat for more than eight
minutes.
China and
earthenware
✓
Porcelain, pottery, glazed
earthenware and bone china are
usually suitable, unless decorated
with a metal trim.
Disposable
polyester cardboard
dishes
✓
Some frozen foods are packaged in
these dishes.
• Polystyrene cups
containers
✓
Can be used to warm food.
Overheating may cause the
polystyrene to melt.
• Paper bags or
newspaper
✗
May catch fire.
• Recycled paper or
metal trims
✗
May cause arcing.
✓
Can be used, unless decorated with
a metal trim.
• Fine glassware
✓
Can be used to warm foods or
liquids. Delicate glass may break or
crack if heated suddenly.
• Glass jars
✓
Must remove the lid. Suitable for
warming only.
• Dishes
✗
May cause arcing or fire.
• Freezer bag twist
ties
✗
Paper
• Plates, cups,
napkins and kitchen
paper
✓
For short cooking times and warming.
Also to absorb excess moisture.
• Recycled paper
✗
May cause arcing.
• Containers
✓
Particularly if heat-resistant
thermoplastic. Some other plastics
may warp or discolour at high
temperatures. Do not use melamine
plastic.
• Cling film
✓
Can be used to retain moisture.
Should not touch the food. Take care
when removing the film as hot steam
will escape.
✓✗
Only if boilable or oven-proof. Should
not be airtight. Prick with a fork, if
necessary.
Plastic
Fast-food
packaging
• Freezer bags
Wax or greaseproof paper
Glassware
• Oven-to-table ware
Comments
Metal
Can be used in small quantities to
protect areas against overcooking.
Arcing can occur if the foil is too
close to the oven wall or if too much
foil is used.
Browning plate
Microwavesafe
ENGLISH
To cook food in the microwave oven, the microwaves must be able to
penetrate the food, without being reflected or absorbed by the dish used.
Care must therefore be taken when choosing the cookware. If the
cookware is marked microwave-safe, you do not need to worry.
The following table lists various types of cookware and indicates whether
and how they should be used in a microwave oven.
✓
✓✗
✗
✓
Can be used to retain moisture and
prevent spattering.
: Recommended
: Use caution
: Unsafe
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ENGLISH
Cleaning your microwave oven
Technical specifications
The following parts of your microwave oven should be cleaned regularly to
prevent grease and food particles from building up:
• Inside and outside surfaces
• Door and door seals
• Turntable and Roller rings
SAMSUNG strives to improve its products at all times. Both the design
specifications and these user instructions are thus subject to change
without notice.
ALWAYS ensure that the door seals are clean and the door closes
properly.
Failure to maintain the oven in a clean condition could lead to
deterioration of the surface that could adversely affect the of the
appliance and possibly result in a hazardous situation.
1. Clean the outside surfaces with a soft cloth and warm, soapy water.
Rinse and dry.
2. Remove any splashes or stains on the inside surfaces or on the roller
ring with a soapy cloth. Rinse and dry.
3. To loosen hardened food particles and remove smells, place a cup
of diluted lemon juice on the turntable and heat for ten minutes at
maximum power.
4. Wash the dishwasher-safe plate whenever necessary.
DO NOT spill water in the vents. NEVER use any abrasive products or
chemical solvents. Take particular care when cleaning the door seals to
ensure that no particles:
Model
MW73B
Power source
230 V ~ 50 Hz
Power consumption
Microwave
1150 W
Output power
100 W / 800 W (IEC-705)
Operating frequency
2450 MHz
Magnetron
OM75S(31)
Cooling method
Cooling fan motor
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Outside
Oven cavity
489 x 275 x 320 mm
330 x 211 x 309 mm
Volume
20 liter
Weight
Net
10.5 kg approx
• Accumulate
• Prevent the door from closing correctly
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Note
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