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Owner’s Instructions & Cooking Guide
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CONTENTS
QUICK LOOK-UP GUIDE
Quick look-up guide.................................................................................2
Accessories..............................................................................................3
Oven........................................................................................................4
Control panel............................................................................................4
Using this instruction booklet....................................................................5
Safety information.....................................................................................5
Installing your microwave oven.................................................................12
Setting the time........................................................................................12
How a microwave oven works..................................................................13
Checking that your oven is operating correctly..........................................13
Setting the energy save mode..................................................................13
Cooking/Reheating...................................................................................14
What to do if you are in doubt or have a problem.....................................14
Power levels.............................................................................................15
Stopping the cooking...............................................................................15
Adjusting the cooking time.......................................................................15
Using the instant reheat/cook feature.......................................................16
Instant reheat/cook settings......................................................................16
Using the auto rapid defrost feature..........................................................17
Auto rapid defrost settings........................................................................18
Choosing the accessories.........................................................................18
Grilling......................................................................................................19
Combining microwaves and the grill.........................................................19
Multistage cooking...................................................................................20
Switching the beeper off...........................................................................21
Safety-locking your microwave oven.........................................................21
Cookware guide.......................................................................................22
Cooking guide..........................................................................................23
Cleaning your microwave oven.................................................................32
Storing and repairing your microwave oven..............................................33
Technical specifications............................................................................33
If you want to cook some food.
1. Place the food in the oven.
Select the power level by pressing the Power Level
( ) button once or more times.
2. Select the cooking time by pressing the 10 min, 1
min or 10 s button as required.
3. Press the Start (
Result :
) button.
Cooking starts.
The oven beeps four times when
cooking is over.
If you want to defrost some food.
1. Place the frozen food in the oven.
Press the Rapid Defrost ( ) button once or more
times according to the type of food to be defrosted.
2. Select the weight by pressing the kg and g buttons
as required.
3. Press the Start (
) button.
If you want to add an extra minute.
Leave the food in the oven.
Press +30s once or more times for each extra 30
seconds that you wish to add.
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If you want to grill some food.
ACCESSORIES
1. Preheat the grill to the required temperature, by
pressing the Grill ( ), time settng (10 min, 1 min
and 10 s) and Start ( ) button.
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.
2. Place the food on the rack in the oven.
Press the Grill ( ) button. Select the cooking time
by pressing the 10 min, 1 min and 10 s buttons.
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3. Press the Start (
Purpose : The coupler rotates the turntable.
2. Roller ring, to be placed in the centre of the oven.
Purpose : The roller ring supports the turntable.
) button.
3. Turntable, to be placed on the roller ring with the
centre fitting to the coupler.
Purpose : The turntable serves as the main
cooking surface; it can be easily
removed for cleaning.
4. Metal rack, to be placed on the turntable.
Purpose : The metal rack can be used in grill and
combination cooking.
DO NOT operate the microwave oven without the roller ring and
turntable.
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CONTROL PANEL
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1. DOOR
7. TURNTABLE
2. VENTILATION HOLES
8. COUPLER
3. GRILL
9. ROLLER RING
4. LIGHT
10. SAFETY INTERLOCK HOLES
5. DISPLAY
11. OPEN DOOR PUSH BUTTON
6. DOOR LATCHES
12. CONTROL PANEL
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1. DISPLAY
7. ENERGY SAVE BUTTON
2. AUTO RAPID DEFROST
FEATURE SELECTION
8. WEIGHT SELECTION
3. INSTANT REHEAT/COOK
SELECTION
10. COMBI MODE BUTTON
4. MICROWAVE MODE BUTTON
5. GRILL MODE BUTTON
6. TIME SETTING BUTTON
9. CLOCK SETTING BUTTON
11. +30s BUTTON
12. START BUTTON
13. STOP/CANCEL 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
Inside the cover you will find a quick look-up guide explaining four basic
cooking operations:
• Cooking food
• Auto Power Defrosting of food
• Grilling food
• Adding extra cooking time
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:
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.
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WARNING
Do NOT attempt.
Do NOT disassemble.
SAFETY INFORMATION
Do NOT touch.
• 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.
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
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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.
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 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.
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.
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.
- 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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- This may result in electric shock or fire.
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:
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.
CAUTION
Caution signs for electric
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.
Unplug the power plug when the appliance is not being used for long
periods of time or during a thunder/lightning storm.
Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the
appliance.
- 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
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When the appliance or the cord is damaged, contact your nearest
service centre.
Severe warning signs for using
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.
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 : 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.
- Do not use a ventilating fan.
- A spark may result in an explosion or fire.
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.
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.
- 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.
WARNING : When the appliance is operated in the combination mode,
children should only use the oven under adult supervision due to the
temperatures generated.
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.
ALWAYS use oven gloves when removing a dish from the oven to avoid
unintentional burn.
Stand at arms length from the oven when opening the door.
Reason : The hot air or steam released may cause scalding.
Microwave heating of beverages can result in delayed eruptive boiling,
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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.
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.
Never heat plastic or paper containers and do not use them with the
oven function.
WARNING : Ensure that the appliance is switched off before replacing
the lamp to avoid the possibility of electric shock.
- Failure to do so may result in fire.
Do not touch the power plug with wet hands.
- This may result in fire.
- This may result in sparks or fire.
Take care that food does not come into contact with the heater when
cooking food with the oven.
- This may result in electric shock.
Do not over-heat food.
Do not turn the appliance off by unplugging the power plug while an
operation is in progress.
- This may result in fire.
Do not heat food wrapped in paper such as magazines or newspaper.
- Plugging the power plug into the wall socket again may cause a
spark and result in electric shock or fire.
- This may result in fire.
Keep all packaging materials well out of the reach of children, as
packaging materials can be dangerous to children.
Do not use or place inflammable sprays or objects near the oven.
- If a child places a bag over its head, it may result in suffocation.
Do not open the door when the food in the cooking compartment is
burning.
- 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.
- If you open the door, an inflow of oxygen occurs and this may result
in fire.
Never use this appliance for purposes other than cooking.
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.
- Failure to do so may result in fire.
- Failure to do so may result in electric shock or injury.
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.
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.
- Failure to do so may result in burns or injury due to the item bursting.
NEVER heat a babys bottle with the teat on, as the bottle may explode
if overheated.
- Failing to do so may result in electric shock, burns or injury.
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 touch heating elements or interior oven walls until the oven be
cooled down.
- Failure to do so may result in burns.
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Do not immerse the power cable or plug in water and keep the power
cable away from heated surfaces.
CAUTION
Caution signs for using
Do not operate this appliance if it has a damaged power cable or plug.
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.
When heating food in plastic or paper containers, keep an eye on the
oven due to the possibility of ignition;
WARNING : If the door or door seals are damaged, the oven must not
be operated until it has been repaired by a competent person.
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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.
Small amounts of food require shorter cooking or heating time.
If normal times are allowed they may overheat and burn.
WARNING : Liquids and other foods must not be heated in sealed
containers since they are liable to explode.
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.
If the appliance is flooded cut the power immediately and please
contact your nearest service centre.
- Failure to do so may result in electric shock or fire.
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.
If the appliance generates a strange noise, a burning smell or smoke,
unplug the power plug immediately and contact your nearest service
centre.
- Failure to do so may result in electric shock or fire.
Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the
appliance.
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.
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.
Take care as beverages or food may be very hot after heating.
- Especially when feeding a child, check that it has cooled sufficiently.
Take care when heating liquids such as water or other beverages.
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If any foreign substance such as water has entered the appliance,
unplug the power plug and contact your nearest service centre.
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.
- 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;
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Do not hold food or any part there of during or immediately after
cooking.
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.
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- 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.
Take care when removing the wrapping from food that has just been
taken out of the appliance.
When the surface is cracked, turn the power switch of the appliance
off.
- If the food is hot, hot steam may be emitted abruptly when removing
the wrapping and you may burn yourself.
- Failure to do so may result in electric shock.
Do not unplug the appliance by pulling at the power cord, always grip
plug firmly and pull straight out from the outlet.
Do not scratch the glass of the oven door with a sharp object.
- This may result in the glass being damaged or broken.
- Damage to the cord may cause short-circuit, fire and/or electric
shock.
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 put your face or body close to the appliance while cooking or
when opening the door just after cooking.
- Items, such as a cloth, may be caught in the door.
- This may result in electric shock, fire, problems with the product, or
injury.
- 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.
Do not place food or heavy objects over the door when opening the
door.
- This may result in electric shock.
- The food or object may fall and this may result in burns or injury.
Do not spray volatile material such as insecticide onto the surface of the
appliance.
Do not abruptly cool the door, the inside of the appliance, or the dish by
pouring water over it during or just after cooking.
- As well as being harmful to humans, it may also result in electric
shock, fire or problems with the product.
- This may result in damage to the appliance. The steam or water
spray may result in burns or injury.
Do not apply excessive pressure or impact to the door or to the inside
of the appliance.
Appliances are not intended to be operated by means of an external
timer or separate remote-control system.
- 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.
Do not place the appliance over a fragile object such as a sink or glass
object.
- This may result in damage to the sink or glass object.
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WARNING
PRECAUTIONS TO AVOID POSSIBLE EXPOSURE TO EXCESSIVE
MICROWAVE ENERGY
Severe warning signs for cleaning
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.
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)
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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.
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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INSTALLING YOUR MICROWAVE OVEN
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.
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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HOW A MICROWAVE OVEN WORKS
CHECKING THAT YOUR OVEN IS OPERATING
CORRECTLY
The following simple procedure enables you to check that your oven is
working correctly at all times. Open the oven door by pushing the large
button in the bottom right-hand corner of the control panel.
First, place a bowl of water on the turntable. Then, close the door.
1. Press the Power Level ( ) button and set the time
to 4-5 minutes by pressing the 1 min button the
appropriate number of times.
1. The microwaves generated by the magnetron are
distributed uniformly as the food rotates on the
turntable. The food is thus cooked evenly.
2. Press the Start (
Result :
2. The microwaves are absorbed by the food up to
a depth of about 1 inch (2.5 cm). Cooking then
continues as the heat is dissipated within the food.
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Microwaves are high-frequency electromagnetic waves; the energy released
enables food to be cooked or reheated without changing either the form or
the colour.
You can use your microwave oven to:
• Defrost
• Instant Reheat/Cook
• Cook
Cooking Principle.
) button.
The oven heats the water for 4 to 5
minutes. The water should then be
boiling.
The oven must be plugged into an appropriate wall socket. The
turntable must be in position in the oven. If a power level other than the
maximum is used, the water takes longer to boil.
3. Cooking times vary according to the recipient used
and the properties of the food:
• Quantity and density
• Water content
• Initial temperature (refrigerated or not)
SETTING THE ENERGY SAVE MODE
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.
As the centre of the food is cooked by heat dissipation, cooking
continues even when you have taken the food out of the oven.
Standing times specified in recipes and in this booklet must therefore
be respected to ensure:
• Even cooking of the food right to the centre
• The same temperature throughout the food
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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 (
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 750 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.
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
STOPPING THE COOKING
You can choose among the power levels below.
You can stop cooking at any time to check the food.
1. To stop temporarily;
Open the door.
Output
Power level
GRILL
HIGH
750 W
-
MEDIUM HIGH
600 W
-
MEDIUM
450 W
-
MEDIUM LOW
300 W
-
DEFROST ( )
180 W
-
LOW/KEEP WARM
100 W
-
-
950 W
GRILL
COMBI I (
)
600 W
950 W
COMBI II (
)
450 W
950 W
COMBI III (
)
300 W
950 W
Result :
Cooking stops. To resume cooking,
close the door and press Start ( )
button again.
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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.
ADJUSTING THE COOKING TIME
You can increase the cooking time by pressing the +30 s button once for
each 30 seconds to be added.
If you select higher power level, the cooking time must be decreased.
1. Press the +30 s button once for each 30 seconds to
be added.
If you select lower power level, the cooking time must be increased.
2. Press the Start (
) button.
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USING THE INSTANT REHEAT/COOK FEATURE
INSTANT REHEAT/COOK SETTINGS
With the Instant Reheat/Cook 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/Cook
button the required number of times.
First, place the food in the centre of the turntable and close the door.
The following table presents 6 Auto Reheat/Cook Programmes, quantities,
standing times and appropriate recommendations.
Food/
Button
Ready meals
(chilled)
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.
Example: Press the Drinks button once times to reheat one cups of
coffee. Refer to the table on the next page for further details.
Use only recipients that are microwave-safe.
Serving
Standing
size
time
300-350 g
3 min.
400-450 g
Drinks
(Coffee, milk,
tea, water
with room
temperature)
150 ml
(1 cup)
250 ml
(1 mug)
1-2 min.
Frozen
ready meals
(frozen)
300-350 g
400-450 g
4 min.
200 g
400 g
2-3 min.
Frozen
fish gratin
(frozen)
Recommendations
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).
Pour in to 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.
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).
Put the frozen fish gratin into a
suitable sized glass pyrex dish.
Put the dish on the rack. This
programme is suitable for frozen
ready products consisting o fish
fillets topped with vegetables and
sauce.
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Food/
Button
Frozen mini
quich/pizza
(frozen)
Standing
time
-
200 g
400 g
2-3 min.
Recommendations
USING THE AUTO RAPID DEFROST FEATURE
Put the frozen mini-quiches or
mini-pizzas evenly on the rack.
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.
Use only dishes that are microwave-safe.
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)
Put the frozen pasta gratin into a
suitable sized glass pyrex dish.
Put the dish on the rack. This
programme is suitable for frozen
pasta gratin such as lasagne,
cannelloni or macaroni.
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Frozen
pasta gratin
(frozen)
Serving
size
150 g
(4-6 pcs)
250 g
(7-9 pcs)
2. Select the food weight by pressing the kg and 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 14 for further details.
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AUTO RAPID DEFROST SETTINGS
CHOOSING THE ACCESSORIES
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.
Use microwave-safe recipients; do not use plastic containers, dishes, paper
cups, towels, etc.
Code/Food
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.
If you wish to select the combined cooking mode (grill
and microwave), use only dishes that are microwavesafe and oven-proof. Metallic cookware or utensils may
damage your oven.
Recommendations
For further details on suitable cookware and utensils, refer to the
Cookware Guide on page 22.
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.
Select the Manual Defrosting function with a power level of 180 W if you
want to defrost food manually. For further details on manual defrosting
and defrosting time, refer to the page 28.
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GRILLING
COMBINING MICROWAVES AND THE GRILL
The grill enables you to heat and brown food quickly, without using
microwaves. To this aim, a grill rack is supplied with your microwave oven.
You can also combine microwave cooking with the grill, to cook quickly and
brown at the same time.
ALWAYS use microwave-safe and oven-proof cookware. Glass or
ceramic dishes are ideal as they allow the microwaves to penetrate the
food evenly.
2. Open the door and place the food on the rack.
ALWAYS use oven gloves when touching the recipients in the oven, as
they will be very hot.
1. Open the oven door by pushing the large button in
the bottom right-hand corner of the control panel.
Place the food on the rack and the rack on the
turntable. Close the door.
3. Place the food on the rack in the oven.
Press the Grill ( ) button. Select the cooking time
by pressing the 10 min, 1 min and 10 s buttons.
(The maximun grilling time is 60 minute.)
4. Press the Start (
Result :
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1. Preheat the grill to the required temperature, by
pressing the Grill ( ), time settng (10 min, 1 min
and 10 s) and Start ( ) button.
2. Press the Combi (
Result :
) button.
The following indications are displayed:
) button.
600 W
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.
(microwave and grill mode)
(out power)
Select the appropriate power level by pressing the Combi (
button again until the corresponding power level is displayed.
)
You cannot set the temperature of the grill.
3. Set the cooking time by pressing the 10 min, 1 min
and 10 s buttons. The maximum cooking time is 60
minutes.
Do not worry if the heater turns off and on while grilling. This system is
designed to prevent overheating of the oven.
4. Press the Start (
Always use oven gloves when touching the dishes in the oven, as they
will be very hot.
Result :
) button.
Combination 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.
The maximum microwave power for the combined microwave and grill
mode is 600 W.
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MULTISTAGE COOKING
5. Press the Grill ( ) button.
The grill mode (II):
Your microwave oven can be programmed to cook food up to three stages.
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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:
6. Set the cooking time by pressing the 10 min, 1 min
and 10 s buttons the appropiate number of times (5
minutes in the example).
(The maximun grilling time is 60 minutes)
Defrosting
Cook I
Cook II
7. Press the Start (
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.
Result :
) button once or more
2. Set the weight by pressing the kg and g buttons the
appropriate number of times (500 g in the example).
) button.
The three modes [defrosting and
cooking (I, II)] are selected one after
the other. According to the defrosting
mode that you have chosen, the oven may beep halfway
through defrosting to remind you to turn the food over.
When cooking is over, the oven beeps four times.
 The end reminder signal will beep 3 times (once every
minute).
 The current time is displayed again.
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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SWITCHING THE BEEPER OFF
SAFETY-LOCKING YOUR MICROWAVE OVEN
You can switch the beeper off whenever you want.
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.
1. Press the Stop (
same time.
Result :
) and Start (
) buttons at the
1. Press the Stop (
same time.
Result :
2. To switch the beeper back on, press the Stop (
and Start ( ) buttons again at the same time.
Result :
)
The oven operates with the beeper on
again.
) and Clock ( ) buttons at the
The oven is locked (no functions can be
selected).
2. To unlock the oven, press the Stop (
( ) buttons again at the same time.
Result :
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The oven will not beep each time you
press a button.
) and Clock
The oven can be used normally.
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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
Aluminum foil
Microwavesafe
✓✗
Microwavesafe
Glassware
• Oven-to-table
ware
✓
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
✗
Comments
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
✓
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
✓
Metal
Paper
Some frozen foods are
packaged in these dishes.
✓
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.
• 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
• Polystyrene cups
containers
Comments
• Freezer bags
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Cookware
Wax or greaseproof paper
✓
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Comments
MICROWAVES
Can be used to retain moisture
and prevent spattering.
Microwave energy actually penetrates food, attracted and absorbed by its
water, fat and sugar content.
The microwaves cause the molecules in the food to move rapidly. The rapid
movement of these molecules creates friction and the resulting heat cooks
the food.
: Recommended
: Use Caution
: Unsafe
COOKING
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✓
✓✗
✗
Microwavesafe
Cookware for microwave cooking:
Cookware must allow microwave energy to pass through it for maximum
efficiency. Microwaves are reflected by metal, such as stainless steel,
aluminium and copper, but they can penetrate through ceramic, glass,
porcelain and plastic as well as paper and wood. So food must never be
cooked in metal containers.
Food suitable for microwave cooking:
Many kinds of food are suitable for microwave cooking, including fresh or
frozen vegetables, fruit, pasta, rice, grains, beans, fish, and meat. Sauces,
custard, soups, steamed puddings, preserves, and chutneys can also be
cooked in a microwave oven. Generally speaking, microwave cooking is
ideal for any food that would normally be prepared on a hob. Melting butter
or chocolate, for example (see the chapter with tips, techniques and hints).
Covering during cooking
To cover the food during cooking is very important, as the evaporated water
rises as steam and contributes to cooking process. Food can be covered in
different ways: e.g. with a ceramic plate, plastic cover or microwave suitable
cling film.
Standing times
After cooking is over food the standing time is important to allow the
temperature to even out within the food.
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Cooking Guide for frozen vegetables
Cooking Guide for rice and pasta
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Use a suitable glass pyrex bowl with lid. Cook covered for the minimum
time - see table. Continue cooking to get the result you prefer.
Stir twice during cooking and once after cooking. Add salt, herbs or butter
after cooking. Cover during standing time.
Food
Portion Power
Time
(min.)
Spinach
150 g
600 W
Standing
time
(min.)
5½-6½
2-3
Broccoli
300 g
600 W
10-11
2-3
Peas
300 g
600 W
8-9
2-3
Green beans
300 g
600 W
10-11
2-3
Mixed
vegetables
(carrots/peas/
corn)
Mixed
vegetables
(chinese style)
300 g
600 W
9-10
2-3
300 g
600 W
8½-9½
2-3
Rice :
Use a large glass pyrex bowl with lid - rice doubles in
volume during cooking. Cook covered.
After the cooking time is over, stir before standing time and
salt or add herbs and butter.
Remark: the rice may not have absorbed all water after the
cooking time is finished.
Pasta :
Use a large glass pyrex bowl. Add boiling water, a pinch of
salt and stir well. Cook uncovered.
Stir occasionally during and after cooking. Cover during
standing time and drain thoroughly afterwards.
Instructions
Add 15 ml (1
tbsp.) cold
water.
Add 15 ml (1
tbsp.) cold
water.
Add 15 ml (1
tbsp.) cold
water.
Add 15 ml (1
tbsp.) cold
water.
Add 15 ml (1
tbsp.) cold
water.
Food
Add 15 ml (1
tbsp.) cold
water.
Portion Power
White rice
(Parboiled)
Brown rice
(Parboiled)
Brown rice
250 g
750 W
Time
(min.)
17-18
Standing
time (min.)
5
Instructions
250 g
750 W
22-23
5
Add 500 ml
cold water.
250 g
750 W
22-23
10
Mixed rice
(Rice + wild
rice)
Mixed corn
(Rice + grain)
Pasta
250 g
750 W
18-19
5
Add 600 ml
cold water.
Add 500 ml
cold water.
250 g
750 W
19-20
5
Add 400 ml
cold water.
250 g
750 W
11-12
5
Add 1000 ml
hot water.
Add 500 ml
cold water.
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Cooking Guide for fresh vegetables
Food
Portion Time
(min.)
Mushrooms
125 g
1½-2
250 g
3½-4
Food
Broccoli
Portion Time
(min.)
250 g
5-5½
500 g
8½-9
Standing
time (min.)
3
Brussels
sprouts
Carrots
250 g
6½-7½
3
250 g
5-6
3
Cauliflower
250 g
500 g
5½-6
9½-10
3
Courgettes
250 g
4-4½
3
Egg plants
250 g
4½-5
3
Leeks
250 g
5-5½
3
Instructions
Prepare even sized
florets. Arrange the
stems to the centre.
Add 60-75 ml (5-6 tbsp.)
water.
Cut carrots into even
sized slices.
Prepare even sized
florets. Cut big florets into
halves. Arrange stems to
the centre.
Cut courgettes into
slices. Add 30 ml (2
tbsp.) water or a knob
of butter. Cook until just
tender.
Cut egg plants into small
slices and sprinkle with 1
tablespoon lemon juice.
Cut leeks into thick
slices.
Standing
time (min.)
3
Onions
250 g
5-6
3
Pepper
250 g
4½-5
3
Potatoes
250 g
500 g
5-6
9-10
3
Turnip
cabbage
250 g
5-5½
3
Instructions
Prepare small whole
or sliced mushrooms.
Do not add any water.
Sprinkle with lemon
juice. Spice with salt and
pepper. Drain before
serving.
Cut onions into slices or
halves. Add only 15 ml (1
tbsp.) water.
Cut pepper into small
slices.
Weigh the peeled
potatoes and cut them
into similar sized halves
or quarters.
Cut turnip cabbage into
small cubes.
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Use a suitable glass pyrex bowl with lid. Add 30-45 ml cold water (2-3
tbsp.) for every 250 g unless another water quantity is recommended - see
table. Cook covered for the minimum time - see table. Continue cooking to
get the result you prefer. Stir once during and once after cooking. Add salt,
herbs or butter after cooking. Cover during a standing time of 3 minutes.
Hint :
Cut the fresh vegetables into even sized pieces. The
smaller they are cut, the quicker they will cook.
All fresh vegetables should be cooked using full microwave power (750 W).
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REHEATING
REHEATING LIQUIDS
Your microwave oven will reheat food in a fraction of the time that
conventional ovens hobs normally take.
Use the power levels and reheating times in the following chart as a guide.
The times in the chart consider liquids with a room temperature of about
+18 to +20 °C or a chilled food with a temperature of about +5 to +7 °C.
Always allow a standing time of at least 20 seconds after the oven has been
switched off to allow the temperature to even out. Stir during heating, if
necessary, and ALWAYS stir after heating. To prevent eruptive boiling and
possible scalding, you should put a spoon or glass stick into the beverages
and stir before, during and after heating.
Arranging and covering
Avoid reheating large items such as joint of meat - they tend to overcook
and dry out before the centre is piping hot. Reheating small pieces will be
more successful.
REHEATING BABY FOOD
BABY FOOD: Empty into a deep ceramic plate. Cover with plastic lid. Stir
well after reheating! Let stand for 2-3 minutes before serving. Stir again
and check the temperature. Recommended serving temperature: between
30-40 °C.
BABY MILK: Pour milk into a sterilised glass bottle. Reheat uncovered.
Never heat a baby’s bottle with teat on, as the bottle may explode if
overheated. Shake well before standing time and again before serving !
Always carefully check the temperature of baby milk or food before giving it
to the baby. Recommended serving temperature: ca. 37 °C.
REMARK: Baby food particularly needs to be checked carefully before
serving to prevent burns.
Use the power levels and times in the next table as a guide lines for
reheating.
Power levels and stirring
Some foods can be reheated using 750 W power while others should be
reheated using 600 W, 450 W or even 300 W.
Check the tables for guidance. In general, it is better to reheat food using a
lower power level, if the food is delicate, in large quantities, or if it is likely to
heat up very quickly (mince pies, for example).
Stir well or turn food over during reheating for best results. When possible,
stir again before serving.
Take particular care when heating liquids and baby foods. To prevent
eruptive boiling of liquids and possible scalding, stir before, during and
after heating. Keep them in the microwave oven during standing time. We
recommend putting a plastic spoon or glass stick into the liquids. Avoid
overheating (and therefore spoiling) the food.
It is preferable to underestimate cooking time and add extra heating time, if
necessary.
Heating and standing times
When reheating food for the first time, it is helpful to make a note of the time
taken - for future reference.
Always make sure that the reheated food is piping hot throughout.
Allow food to stand for a short time after reheating - to let the temperature
even out.
The recommended standing time after reheating is 2-4 minutes, unless
another time is recommended in the chart.
Take particular care when heating liquids and baby food. See also the
chapter with the safety precautions.
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Reheating liquids and food
Food
Use the power levels and times in this table as a guide lines for reheating.
Food
Portion Power Time
(min.)
Soup
(chilled)
250 g
450 g
750 W
1½-2
2-2½
4-4½
750 W
3-3½
4-4½
Stew
(chilled)
350 g
600 W
5-6
Pasta with
sauce
(chilled)
350 g
600 W
4-5
Filled pasta
with sauce
(chilled)
350 g
Plated meal
(chilled)
300 g
400 g
Frozen
ready meal
300 g
400 g
Standing Instructions
time
(min.)
600 W
4½-5½
3
Put filled pasta
(e.g. ravioli,
tortellini) in a
deep ceramic
plate. Cover
with plastic lid.
Stir occasionally
during reheating
and again before
standing and
serving.
600 W
5-6
3
Plate a meal
6-7
of 2-3 chilled
components
on a ceramic
dish. Cover with
microwave clingfilm.
600 W 11½-12½
4
Put microwave
13-14
proof dish with
frozen ready
meal (-18 °C) on
the turntable.
Pierce film or
cover with
microwave
cling film. After
reheating stand
for 4 minutes.
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Drinks
150 ml
(coffee, milk, (1 cup)
tec, water
250 ml
with room
(1 mug)
temperature) 500 ml
(2 mug)
Standing Instructions
time
(min.)
1-2
Pour in to 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.
2-3
Pour into a
deep ceramic
plate. Cover
with plastic lid.
Stir well after
reheating. Stir
again before
serving.
2-3
Put stew in a
deep ceramic
plate. Cover
with plastic lid.
Stir occasionally
during reheating
and again before
standing and
serving.
3
Put pasta (e.g.
spaghetti or
egg noodles) on
a flat ceramic
plate. Cover with
microwave cling
film. Stir before
serving.
Portion Power Time
(min.)
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DEFROSTING
Reheating baby food and milk
Use the power levels and times in this table as guide lines for reheating.
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Food
Baby food
(vegetables
+ meat)
Baby
porridge
(grain +
milk + fruit)
Baby milk
Portion Power Time
190 g
190 g
100 ml
200 ml
600 W
600 W
30 sec.
20 sec.
300 W 30-40 sec.
1 min. to
1 min. 10
sec.
Microwaves are an excellent way of defrosting frozen food. Microwaves
gently defrost frozen food in a short period of time. This can be of great
advantage, if unexpected guests suddenly show up.
Standing Instructions
time
(min.)
Empty into ceramic
2-3
Frozen poultry must be thoroughly thawed before cooking. Remove any
metal ties and take it out of any wrapping to allow thawed liquid to drain
away.
deep plate. Cook
covered. Stir after
cooking time.
Stand for 2-3
minutes. Before
serving, stir well
and check the
temperature
carefully.
2-3
2-3
Put the frozen food on a dish without cover. Turn over half way, drain off any
liquid and remove any giblets as soon as possible.
Check the food occasionally to make sure that it does not feel warm.
If smaller and thinner parts of the frozen food start to warm up, they can be
shield by wrapping very small strips of aluminium foil around them during
defrosting.
Empty into ceramic
deep plate. Cook
covered. Stir after
cooking time.
Stand for 2-3
minutes. Before
serving, stir well
and check the
temperature
carefully.
Should poultry start to warm up on the outer surface, stop thawing and
allow it to stand for 20 minutes before continuing.
Leave the fish, meat and poultry to stand in order to complete defrosting.
The standing time for complete defrosting will vary depending on the
quantity defrosted. Please refer to the table below.
Hint :
Stir or shake well
and pour into a
sterilized glass
bottle. Place
into the centre
of turn-table.
Cook uncovered.
Shake well and
stand for at least
3 minutes. Before
serving, shake
well and check
the temperature
carefully.
Flat food defrosts better than thick and smaller quantities
need less time than bigger ones. Remember this hint while
freezing and defrosting food.
For defrosting of frozen food with a temperature of about -18 to -20 °C, use
the following table as a guide.
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GRILL
All frozen food should be defrosted using defrosting power level (180 W).
Food
Portion Time Standing
(min.) time (min.)
The grill-heating elements are located underneath the ceiling of the cavity.
They operates while the door is closed and the turntable is rotating. The
turntable’s rotation makes the food brown more evenly. Preheating the grill
for 2-3 minutes will make the food brown more quickly.
Instructions
Meat
500 g
10-12
Pork steaks
250 g
7-8
5-20
Place the meat on a flat
ceramic plate. Shield thinner
edges with aluminium foil.
Turn over after half of
defrosting time!
Cookware for grilling:
Should be flameproof and may include metal. Do not use any type of plastic
cookware, as it can melt.
Food suitable for grilling:
Chops, sausages, steaks, hamburgers, bacon and gammon rashers, thin
fish portions, sandwiches and all kinds of toast with toppings.
Poultry
Chicken pieces
500 g
(2 pcs)
12-14
Whole chicken
1000 g
25-28
250 g
(2 pcs)
6-7
400 g
(4 pcs)
11-13
250 g
Bread rolls
(each ca. 50 g)
2 pcs
4 pcs
Toast/sandwich
250 g
4-5
German bread
(wheat + rye
flour)
500 g
8-10
15-40
First, put chicken pieces
first skin-side down, whole
chicken first breast-sidedown on a flat ceramic plate.
Shield the thinner parts
like wings and ends with
aluminium foil. Turn over after
half of defrosting time!
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Minced beef
Important remark:
Whenever the grill only mode is used, make sure that the grill-heating
element is under the ceiling in the horizontal position and not on the backwall in the vertical position. Please remember that food must be placed on
the high rack, unless another instruction is recommended.
Fish
Fish fillets
5-20
Put frozen fish in the middle
of a flat ceramic plate.
Arrange the thinner parts
under the thicker parts.
Shield narrow ends with
aluminium foil. Turn over after
half of defrosting time!
6-7
5-10
Distribute fruits on a flat,
round glass dish (with a large
diameter).
1½-2
3-4
5-10
Arrange rolls in a circle or
bread horizontally on kitchen
paper in the middle of
turntable.
Turn over after half of
defrosting time!
Fruits
Berries
Bread
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MICROWAVE + GRILL
Grill guide
This cooking mode combines the radiant heat that is coming from the grill
with the speed of microwave cooking. It operates only while the door is
closed and the turntable is rotating. Due to the rotation of the turntable, the
food browns evenly.
Three combination modes are available with this model:
600 W + Grill, 450 W + Grill and 300 W + Grill.
Preheat the heater with the grill-function for 2-3 minutes before grilling food.
Use the power levels and times in this table as guide lines for grilling.
Cookware for cooking with microwave + grill
Please use cookware that microwaves can pass through. Cookware should
be flameproof. Do not use metal cookware with combination mode. Do not
use any type of plastic cookware, as it can melt.
Food suitable for microwave + grill cooking:
Food suitable for combination mode cooking include all kinds of cooked
food which need reheating and browning (e.g. baked pasta), as well as
foods which require a short cooking time to brown the top of the food. Also,
this mode can be used for thick food portions that benefit from a browned
and crispy top (e.g. chicken pieces, turning them over half way through
cooking). Please refer to the grill table for further details.
Important remark:
Whenever the combination mode (microwave + grill) is used, make sure that
the grill heating element is under the ceiling in the horizontal position and
not on the back-wall in the vertical position. The food should be placed on
the high rack, unless another instruction is recommended. Otherwise it has
to be placed directly on the turntable. Please refer to the instructions in the
following chart.
The food must be turned over, if it is to be browned on both sides.
Fresh
food
Portion
Cooking 1st side 2nd
mode
time
side
(min.)
time
(min.)
Grill only
4-6
3-4
Toast
slices
4 pcs
(4 x 25 g)
Bread
rolls
(already
baked)
2-4 pieces Grill only
2-3
1-2
Grilled
tomatoes
250 g
(2 pcs)
300 W +
Grill
4½-5½
-
Toast
hawaii
2 pcs
(300 g)
300 W +
Grill
5-7
-
Instructions
Put the toast slices
side by side on the
rack.
Put bread rolls first
with the bottom
side up in a circle
directly on the
rack.
Cut tomatoes into
halves. Put salt,
pepper and some
cheese on top.
Arrange in a circle
in a flat glass pyrex
dish. Place dish on
the rack.
Toast the bread
slices first. Put the
toast with topping
(ham, pineapple,
cheese slices) side
by side on the
rack. After cooking
stand for 2-3
minutes.
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Fresh
food
Whole
chicken
Baked
potatoes
Cooking 1st side 2nd
mode
time
side
(min.)
time
(min.)
400-500 g 300 W + 11-13
9-11
(6 pcs)
Grill
1200 g
500 g
450 W +
Grill
450 W +
Grill
20-25
8-10
15-20
-
Instructions
Fresh
food
Portion
Prepare chilled
chicken pieces
such as chicken
wings or
drumsticks with
oil and spices.
Put them in a
circle on the rack
with the bones to
the middle. After
grilling stand for
2-3 minutes.
Brush chicken
with oil and spices
and put breast
side down into a
pyrex dish. Put
dish on turntable.
Turn over after
first time. After
cooking stand for
5 minutes.
Cut potatoes into
halves and put in a
circle on the rack
with the cut side
to the grill. Brush
cut side with olive
oil and spices.
After grilling stand
for 3 minutes.
Frozen
pasta
400 g
Frozen
fish
gratin
400 g
450 W +
Grill
20-22
3-4
Frozen
pizza
snacks
250 g
(8 pcs)
300 W +
Grill
10-12
-
3-5
-
Frozen
streusel
cake
Cooking 1st side 2nd
mode
time
side
(min.)
time
(min.)
600 W + 13-15
3-4
Grill
200-250 g 300 W +
(1-2 pcs)
Grill
Instructions
Put the frozen
pasta (-18 °C), e.g.
lasagne or tortellini
in a suitable sized
glass pyrex dish
and set on rack.
Put the frozen fish
gratin (-18 °C) in
a suitable sized
glass pyrex dish
and set on rack.
Put the frozen
pizza snacks (-18
°C) or mini quiches
in a circle on the
rack.
Put the frozen
cake pieces (-18
°C) side by side
on rack. After
defrosting stand
for 5 minutes.
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Chicken
wings
(chilled)
Portion
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ENGLISH
SPECIAL HINTS
CLEANING YOUR MICROWAVE OVEN
MELTING BUTTER
Put 50 g butter into a small deep glass dish. Cover with plastic lid.
Heat for 30-40 seconds using 750 W, until butter is melted.
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
MELTING CHOCOLATE
Put 100 g chocolate into a small deep glass dish.
Heat for 3-5 minutes, using 450 W until chocolate is melted.
Stir once or twice during melting. Use oven gloves while taking out!
ALWAYS ensure that the door seals are clean and the door closes
properly.
MELTING CRYSTALLIZED HONEY
Put 20 g crystallized honey into a small deep glass dish.
Heat for 20-30 seconds using 300 W, until honey is melted.
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.
MELTING GELATINE
Lay dry gelatine sheets (10 g) for 5 minutes into cold water.
Put drained gelatine into a small glass pyrex bowl.
Heat for 1 minute using 300 W.
Stir after melting.
1. Clean the outside surfaces with a soft cloth and warm, soapy water.
Rinse and dry.
COOKING GLAZE/ICING (FOR CAKE AND GATEAUX)
Mix instant glaze (approximately 14 g) with 40 g sugar and 250 ml cold
water.
Cook uncovered in a glass pyrex bowl for 3½ to 4½ minutes using 750 W,
until glaze/icing is transparent. Stir twice during cooking.
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.
2. Remove any splashes or stains on the inside surfaces or on the roller
ring with a soapy cloth. Rinse and dry.
4. Wash the dishwasher-safe plate whenever necessary.
COOKING JAM
Put 600 g fruits (for example mixed berries) in a suitable sized glass pyrex
bowl with lid. Add 300 g preserving sugar and stir well.
Cook covered for 10-12 minutes using 750 W.
Stir several times during cooking. Empty directly into small jam glasses with
twist-off lids. Stand on lid for 5 minutes.
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:
COOKING PUDDING
Mix pudding powder with sugar and milk (500 ml) by following the
manufacturers instructions and stir well. Use a suitable sized glass pyrex
bowl with lid. Cook covered for 6½ to 7½ minutes using 750 W.
Stir several times well during cooking.
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.
• Accumulate
• Prevent the door from closing correctly
BROWNING ALMOND SLICES
Spread 30 g sliced almonds evenly on a medium sized ceramic plate.
Stir several times during browning for 3½ to 4½ minutes using 600 W.
Let it stand for 2-3 minutes in the oven. Use oven gloves while taking out!
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TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
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.
SAMSUNG strives to improve its products at all times. Both the design
specifications and these user instructions are thus subject to change
without notice.
NEVER remove the outer casing from the oven. If the oven is faulty and
needs servicing or you are in doubt about its condition:
• Unplug it from the wall socket
• Contact the nearest after-sales service centre
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.
This microwave oven is not intended for commercial use.
Model
GW73B
Power source
230 V ~ 50 Hz
Power consumption
Microwave
Grill
Combined mode
1100 W
950 W
2050 W
Output power
100 W / 750 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 338 mm
330 x 199 x 309 mm
Volume
20 liter
Weight
Net
11.5 kg approx
ENGLISH
STORING AND REPAIRING YOUR MICROWAVE OVEN
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NOTE
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