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Owner’s Instructions & Cooking Guide
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Oven
contents
Oven........................................................................................................2
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Control panel............................................................................................3
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ENGLISH
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
Adjusting the cooking time.......................................................................13
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Setting a standing time.............................................................................13
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Using the auto reheat/cook feature...........................................................14
Auto reheat/cook settings.........................................................................14
Using the cafeteria feature........................................................................15
1. VENTILATION HOLES
6. TURNTABLE
Cafeteria settings......................................................................................15
2. LIGHT
7. COUPLER
Using the auto rapid defrost feature..........................................................16
3. DISPLAY
8. ROLLER RING
Auto rapid defrost settings........................................................................16
4. DOOR LATCHES
9. SAFETY INTERLOCK HOLES
Using the deodorize feature......................................................................17
5. DOOR
10. CONTROL PANEL
Switching the beeper off...........................................................................17
Safety-locking your microwave oven.........................................................17
Cookware guide.......................................................................................18
Cleaning your microwave oven.................................................................19
Storing and repairing your microwave oven..............................................19
Technical specifications............................................................................20
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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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2.Roller ring, to be placed in the centre of the oven.
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Purpose : The roller ring supports the turntable.
3.Turntable, to be placed on the roller ring with the
centre fitting to the coupler.
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Purpose : The coupler rotates the turntable.
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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
2. AUTO RAPID DEFROST
FEATURE
7. AUTO REHEAT/COOK
SELECTION
8. CAFETERIA SELECTION
3. POWER LEVEL SETTING
9. DEODORIZATION BUTTON
4. CLOCK SETTING
10. STANDING TIME SETTING
5. UP/DOWN BUTTON (Cook
time, Weight and Serving size)
11. TIME SETTING
6. STOP/CANCEL BUTTON
12. +30 s BUTTON
13. START BUTTON
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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.
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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- Failure to do so may result in electric shock or fire due to electric
leakage.
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
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.
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.
- Unplug the power plug and clean it with a dry cloth.
- Failure to do so may result in electric shock or fire.
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.
- 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.
ALWAYS use oven gloves when removing a dish from the oven to avoid
unintentional burn.
- This may result in electric shock or fire.
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:
Stand at arms length from the oven when opening the door.
Reason : The hot air or steam released may cause scalding.
Do not pull the power cord, when unplugging the power plug.
- Unplug the power plug by holding the plug.
- Failure to do so may result in electric shock or fire.
When the appliance or the cord is damaged, contact your nearest
service centre.
CAUTION
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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.
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.
- 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
Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the
appliance.
Severe warning signs for using
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.
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.
- Do not use a ventilating fan.
- A spark may result in an explosion or fire.
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.
Take care that the door, heater or any of the other parts do not come
into contact with the body while cooking or just after cooking.
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.
- Failure to do so may result in burns.
During use the appliance becomes hot. Care should be taken to avoid
touching heating elements inside the oven.
When moving heating elements, make sure to use the equipment
designed to move heating element while wearing safety gloves provided
with the product, and see if temperature drops sufficiently (at least 10
minutes after grill or combination cooking operation) after operation.
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The 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.
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.
- Failure to do so may result in burns.
- This may result in sparks or fire.
WARNING : Ensure that the appliance is switched off before replacing
the lamp to avoid the possibility of electric shock.
Do not over-heat food.
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.
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Do not use aluminium foil, metal objects (such as containers, forks, etc.)
or containers with golden or silver trims.
WARNING : Accessible parts may become hot during use. To avoid
burns young children should be kept away.
- This may result in fire or an explosion.
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.
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ENGLISH
Do not immerse the power cable or plug in water and keep the power
cable away from heated surfaces.
If any foreign substance such as water has entered the appliance,
unplug the power plug and contact your nearest service centre.
Do not operate this appliance if it has a damaged power cable or plug.
- Failure to do so may result in electric shock or fire.
If smoke is observed, switch off or unplug the appliance and keep the
door closed in order to stifle any flames;
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.
CAUTION
Caution signs for using
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 : If the door or door seals are damaged, the oven must not
be operated until it has been repaired by a competent person.
WARNING : Liquids and other foods must not be heated in sealed
containers since they are liable to explode.
When heating food in plastic or paper containers, keep an eye on the
oven due to the possibility of ignition;
If the appliance is flooded cut the power immediately and please
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.
If the appliance generates a strange noise, a burning smell or smoke,
unplug the power plug immediately and contact your nearest service
centre.
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.
- Failure to do so may result in electric shock or fire.
Do not attempt to repair, disassemble, or modify the appliance yourself.
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.
- 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.
Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the
appliance.
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.
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Take care as beverages or food may be very hot after heating.
Do not apply excessive pressure or impact to the door or to the inside
of the appliance.
- Especially when feeding a child, check that it has cooled sufficiently.
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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.
Do not place the appliance over a fragile object such as a sink or glass
object.
Do not hold food or any part there of during or immediately after
cooking.
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- 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.
Take care when heating liquids such as water or other beverages.
- This may result in damage to the 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.
Use the appliance only after closing the door.
- If you use the appliance when it is contaminated by foreign
substances such as food waste, it may result in problems with the
appliance.
When the surface is cracked, turn the power switch of the appliance
off.
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.
- If the food is hot, hot steam may be emitted abruptly when removing
the wrapping and you may burn yourself.
Do not scratch the glass of the oven door with a sharp object.
- This may result in the glass being damaged or broken.
Do not unplug the appliance by pulling at the power cord, always grip
plug firmly and pull straight out from the outlet.
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.
- 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.
- Take care that children do not come close to the appliance.
- Failure to do so may result in burns from the heat.
Do not operate the appliance with wet hands.
- This may result in electric shock.
Do not place food or heavy objects over the door when opening the
door.
Do not spray volatile material such as insecticide onto the surface of the
appliance.
- The food or object may fall and this may result in burns or injury.
- As well as being harmful to humans, it may also result in electric
shock, fire or problems with the product.
Do not abruptly cool the door, the inside of the appliance, or the dish by
pouring water over it during or just after cooking.
- This may result in damage to the appliance. The steam or water
spray may result in burns or injury.
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PRECAUTIONS TO AVOID POSSIBLE EXPOSURE TO EXCESSIVE
MICROWAVE ENERGY
Appliances are not intended to be operated by means of an external
timer or separate remote-control system.
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WARNING
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.
Severe warning signs for cleaning
Do not clean the appliance by spraying water directly onto it.
Do not use benzene, thinner or alcohol to clean the appliance.
- 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 24- hour
or 12-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. Then, 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 button.
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?
The 850 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.
2. Set the cooking time by pressing the 10 min, 1 min
and 10 s button.
3. Press the Start button.
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?
The oven light comes on and the
turntable starts rotating.
1) Cooking starts and when it has
finished the oven beeps four times.
2) The end reminder signal will beep 3 times (once every
minute).
3) The current time is displayed again.
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 choose among the power levels below.
Power Level
You can increase the cooking time by pressing the +30 s button once for
each 30 seconds to be added.
Output
GRILL
HIGH
850 W
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MEDIUM HIGH
600 W
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MEDIUM
450 W
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MEDIUM LOW
300 W
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DEFROST
180 W
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LOW/KEEP WARM
100 W
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1. Press the +30 s button once for each 30 seconds to
be added.
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2. Press the Start button.
Setting a standing time
If you select higher power level, the cooking time must be decreased.
The Hold Time can be used to set a standing time automatically (without
microwave cooking).
If you select lower power level, the cooking time must be increased.
1. Press the Hold Timer button.
Stopping the cooking
You can stop cooking at any time to check the food.
2. Select the standing time by pressing the 10 min, 1
min and 10 s button.
1. To stop temporarily;
Open the door.
Result :
Cooking stops. To resume cooking,
close the door and press Start again.
2. Press Start button.
2. To stop completely;
Press the Stop/Cancel button.
Result :
Result :
The cooking stops. If you wish to
cancel the cooking settings, press the
Stop/Cancel button again.
Standing time starts. When it has
finished:
1) The oven beeps four times.
2) The current time is displayed again.
You can also cancel any setting before starting by simply pressing
Stop/Cancel.
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Using the auto reheat/cook feature
Auto reheat/cook settings
The Auto Reheat/Cook feature has four pre-programmed cooking time. You
do not need to set either the cooking times or the power level.
You can adjust the number of servings by pressing the Up/Down button.
First, place the food in the centre of the turntable and close the door.
The following table presents the various Auto Reheat/Cook Programmes,
quantities, standing times and appropriate recommendations.
1. Select the type of food that you are cooking by
pressing the Auto Reheat/Cook button once or
more times.
2. Select the size of the serving by pressing the Up/
Down button. (Refer to the table on the side.)
Code/Food
Portion
Standing
time
1. Ready
Meals
(Chilled)
300-350 g
400-450 g
3 min.
Put on a ceramic plate and cover with
microwave cling film. This programme
is suitable for meals consisting of 3
components (e.g. meat with sauce,
vegetables and a side dish like potatoes,
rice or pasta).
2. Frozen
Ready
Meals
300-350 g
400-450 g
4 min.
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).
3. Jacket
Potatoes
200 g
400 g
600 g
3 min.
Take potatoes with similar size and weight
of circa 200 g per potato. Wash and prick
the skin with a fork. Wrap each potato in
microwave cling film. Put one potato in the
centre, put two potatoes opposite to each
other and 3 potatoes in a circle directly on
the turntable.
4. Fresh
Vegetables
100-150 g
200-250 g
300-350 g
400-450 g
500-550 g
3 min.
Weigh the vegetables after washing,
cleaning and cutting into similar size. Put
them into a glass bowl with lid. Add 30
ml (2 tablespoons) water when cooking
100-250 g, add 45 ml (3-4 tablespoons)
for 300-550 g. Stir after cooking.
5. Frozen
Vegetables
100-150 g
200-250 g
300-350 g
400-450 g
500-550 g
3-4 min.
Weigh the frozen vegetables (-18 °C) and
put them in a suitable sized glass pyrex
bowl with lid. When cooking 100-350
g add 15 ml (1 tablespoon) water, for
400-550 g add 30 ml (2 tablespoons).
Stir after cooking and before serving. This
programme is suitable for peas, sweet
corn, broccoli, cauliflower and mixed
vegetables such as peas, carrots and
cauliflower.
3. Press the Start button.
Result :
Cooking starts. 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.
Use only recipients that are microwave-safe.
Recommendations
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Using the cafeteria feature
Cafeteria settings
With the Cafeteria feature, the cooking time is set automatically.
You can adjust the number of servings by pressing the Up/Down button.
First, place the food in the centre of the turntable and close the door.
The following table presents Auto Programmes for reheating drinks and
defrosting frozen cake.
It contains its quantities, standing times and appropriate recommendations.
Code/Food
1. Drinks
(Coffee, milk,
tea, water
with room
temperature)
2. Select the size of the serving by pressing the Up/
Down button.
(Refer to the table on the side.)
Serving
size
150 ml
(1 cup)
250 ml
(1 mug)
Standing
time
1-2 min.
100 g
(1 pc)
200 g
(2 pcs)
300 g
(2-3 pcs)
400 g
(3-4 pcs)
500 g
(4 pcs)
5-15 min.
3. Press the Start button.
Result :
Cooking starts. 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.
2. Frozen
Cake
Use only recipients that are microwave-safe.
Recommendations
Pour into a ceramic cup (150 ml)
or mug (250 ml) and place in the
centre of turntable.
Reheat uncovered.
Stir carefully before and after
standing time.
Be careful while taking the cups
out (see safety instructions for
liquids).
Put flat frozen cake pieces (-18 °C)
directly on metal rack. Put bigger
pieces and muffins on turntable.
Put one piece in the centre, put 2
pieces opposite to each other and
3-4 cake pieces in a circle. By the
help of the heater the cake will be
warmed and crisp up.
This programme is suitable for
cake pieces such as apple cake
with crumble topping, streusel
cake, cake with poppy seeds and
muffins.
It is not suitable for a whole cake,
cake with cream filling and cake
with chocolate topping.
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1. Select the type of food that you are cooking by
pressing the Cafeteria button once or more times.
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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.
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
and fish on a ceramic plate.
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Use only dishes that are microwave-safe.
Code/Food Serving
Standing Recommendations
size
time
1. Meat
200-2000 g 20-60 min. Shield the edges with aluminium foil.
Turn the meat over when the oven
beeps. This programme is suitable for
beef, lamb, pork, steaks, chops and
minced meat.
2. Poultry
200-2000 g 20-60 min. Shield the leg and wing tips with
aluminium foil. Turn the poultry
over when the oven beeps. This
programme is suitable for whole
chicken and chicken portions.
3. Fish
200-2000 g 20-50 min. Shield the tail of the whole fish with
aluminium foil. Turn the fish over when
the oven beeps. This programme
is suitable for whole fishes and fish
fillets.
4. Bread/
100-1000 g 5-20 min. Put bread on a piece of kitchen paper
Cake
and turn over, as soon as the oven
beeps.
Place cake on a ceramic plate and
if possible, turn over, as soon as the
oven beeps. (Oven keeps operating
and is stopped, when you open the
door. This programme is suitable for
all kinds of bread, sliced or whole, as
well as for bread rolls and baguettes.
Arrange bread rolls in a circle. This
programme is suitable for all kinds of
yeast cake, biscuit, cheese cake and
puff pastry. It is not, suitable for short/
crust pastry, fruit and cream cakes
as well as for cake with chocolate
topping.
First, place the frozen food in the centre of the turntable and close the door.
1. Select the type of food that you are cooking by
pressing the Rapid Defrost button one or more
times.
(Refer to the table on the opposite page for further
details)
2. Select the food weight by pressing the Up/Down
button. It is possible to set up to a maximum of 2000
g.
3. Press the Start button.
Result :
• Defrosting begins.
• The oven beeps half way 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.
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Using the deodorize feature
Safety-locking your microwave oven
Use this feature after cooking odorous food or when there is a lot of smoke
in the oven interior.
First clean the oven interior.
Your microwave oven is fitted with a special Child Safety programme, which
enables the oven to be “locked” so that children or anyone unfamiliar with it
cannot operate it accidentally.
The oven can be locked at any time.
Press the Deodorize button after you have finished The
oven can be locked at any time. cleaning. you will hear
four beeps.
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1. Press the Stop/Cancel and Clock buttons at the
same time.
Result :
• The oven is locked (no funtions can
be selected).
• The display shows “L”.
The deodorization time has been specified as 5 minutes. It increases by
30 seconds whenever the +30 s button is pressed.
The maximum deodorization time is 15 minutes.
2. To unlock the oven, press the Stop/Cancel and
Clock buttons again at the same time.
Switching the beeper off
You can switch the beeper off whenever you want.
Result :
1. Press the Stop/Cancel and Start buttons at the
same time.
• The oven can be used normally.
Result :
• The following indication is displayed.
• The oven does not beep each time you press a button.
2. To switch the beeper back on, press the Stop/
Cancel and Start buttons again at the same time.
Result :
• The following indication is displayed.
• The oven operates with the beeper on again.
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Cookware guide
Cookware
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.
Cookware
MicrowaveSafe
Aluminum foil
✓✗
MicrowaveSafe
Comments
✓
Must remove the lid. Suitable for
warming only.
• Dishes
✗
May cause arcing or fire.
Comments
• Freezer bag twist
ties
✗
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.
Paper
• Glass jars
Metal
• 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.
✓
Can be used to retain moisture.
Should not touch the food. Take
care when removing the film as
hot steam will escape.
Browning plate
✓
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.
• Cling film
Can be used to warm food.
Overheating may cause the
polystyrene to melt.
• Freezer bags
Plastic
Fast-food packaging
• Polystyrene cups
containers
✓
• Paper bags or
newspaper
✗
May catch fire.
• Recycled paper or
metal trims
✗
May cause arcing.
• Oven-to-tableware
✓
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.
Wax or grease-proof
paper
Glassware
✓
✓✗
✗
✓✗
✓
Only if boilable or oven-proof.
Should not be airtight. Prick with a
fork, if necessary.
Can be used to retain moisture
and prevent spattering.
: Recommended
: Use Caution
: Unsafe
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Storing and repairing your microwave oven
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
A few simple precautions should be taken when storing or having your
microwave oven serviced.
The oven must not be used if the door or door seals are damaged:
• Broken hinge
• Deteriorated seals
• Distorted or bent oven casing
Only a qualified microwave service technician should perform repair.
ALWAYS ensure that the door seals are clean and the door closes
properly.
NEVER remove the outer casing from the oven. If the oven is faulty and
needs servicing or you are in doubt about its condition:
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.
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Cleaning your microwave oven
• Unplug it from the wall socket
• Contact the nearest after-sales service centre
1. Clean the outside surfaces with a soft cloth and warm, soapy water.
Rinse and dry.
If you wish to store your oven away temporarily, choose a dry, dust-free
place.
Reason : Dust and damp may adversely affect the working parts in the
oven.
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.
This microwave oven is not intended for commercial use.
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:
• Accumulate
• Prevent the door from closing correctly
Clean the microwave oven cavity right after each use with a mild
detergent solution, but let the microwave oven cool down before
cleaning in order to avoid injury.
When cleaning the upper part inside the cavity, it will be
convenient to turn heater downward by 45 ° and clean it.
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Technical specifications
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SAMSUNG strives to improve its products at all times. Both the design
specifications and these user instructions are thus subject to change
without notice.
Model
ME83DST
Power source
230 V ~ 50 Hz
Power consumption
Microwave
1250 W
Output power
100 W/850 W (IEC-705)
Operating frequency
2450 MHz
Magnetron
OM75P(31)
Cooling method
Cooling fan motor
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Outside
Oven cavity
489 x 275 x 351 mm
330 x 211 x 329 mm
Volume
23 liter
Weight
Net
12.5 kg approx
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