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Microwave Oven
User manual
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Contents
Contents
Safety instructions
3
Important safety instructions
3
Installation
9
Accessories9
Installation site
9
Turntable9
Maintenance
10
Cleaning10
Replacement (repair)
10
Care against an extended period of disuse
10
Oven features
11
Oven11
Control panel
11
Oven use
Combining microwaves and grill
Using the grill+30s features
Using the deodorization features
Using the child lock features
Switching the beeper off
20
21
21
21
21
Cookware guide
22
Cooking guide
23
Troubleshooting and information code
31
Troubleshooting31
Information code
34
Technical specifications
35
12
How a microwave oven works
12
Checking that your oven is operating correctly
12
Cooking/Reheating13
Setting the time
13
Power levels and time variations
14
Adjusting the cooking time
14
Stopping the cooking
15
Setting the energy save mode
15
Using the quick defrost features
15
Using the auto cook features
17
Using the keep warm features
19
Grilling20
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Safety instructions
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
READ CAREFULLY AND KEEP FOR FUTURE REFERENCE.
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.
WARNING: Liquids and other foods must not be heated
in sealed containers since they are liable to explode.
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.
This appliance is intended to be used in household only
and it is not intended to be used such as:
Safety instructions
WARNING: If the door or door seals are damaged, the
oven must not be operated until it has been repaired by
a competent person.
•staff kitchen areas in shops, offices and other working
environments;
•farm houses;
•by clients in hotels, motels and other residential
environments;
•bed and breakfast type environments.
Only use utensils that are suitable for use in microwave
ovens.
When heating food in plastic or paper containers, keep
an eye on the oven due to the possibility of ignition.
The microwave oven is intended for heating food and
beverages. Drying of food or clothing and heating of
warming pads, slippers, sponges, damp cloth and similar
may lead to risk of injury, ignition or fire.
If smoke is observed (emitted), switch off or unplug the
appliance and keep the door closed in order to stifle any
flames.
Microwave heating of beverages can result in delayed
eruptive boiling, therefore care must be taken when
handling the container.
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Safety instructions
Safety instructions
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.
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.
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.
The microwave oven is intended to be used on the
counter top (freestanding) use only, the microwave oven
shall not be placed in a cabinet.
Metallic containers for food and beverages are not
allowed during microwave cooking.
The care should be taken not to displace the turntable
when removing containers from the appliance.
The appliance shall not be cleaned with a steam cleaner.
The appliance should not be cleaned with a water jet.
The appliance is not intended for installing in road
vehicles, caravans and similar vehicles etc.
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.
Children should be supervised to ensure that they do
not play with the appliance.
This appliance can be used by children aged from 8
years and above and persons with reduced physical,
sensory or mental capabilities or lack of experience
and knowledge if they have been given supervision or
instruction concerning use of the appliance in a safe way
and understand the hazards involved. Children shall not
play with the appliance. Cleaning and user maintenance
shall not be made by children without supervision.
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.
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This oven should be positioned proper direction and
height permitting easy access to cavity and control area.
A steam cleaner is not to be used.
If the oven generates a strange noise, a burning smell,
or smoke is emitted, unplug the power plug immediately
and contact your nearest service center.
WARNING: Ensure that the appliance is switched off
before replacing the lamp to avoid the possibility of
electric shock.
The microwave oven has to be positioned so that plug is
accessible.
The appliance must not be installed behind a decorative
door in order to avoid overheating.
WARNING: When the appliance is operated in the
combination mode, children should only use the oven
under adult supervision due to the temperatures
generated.
WARNING: The appliance and its accessible parts
become hot during use.
During use the appliance becomes hot. Care should be
taken to avoid touching heating elements inside the
oven.
Children less than 8 years of age shall be kept away
unless continuously supervised.
WARNING: Accessible parts may become hot during use.
Young children should be kept away.
Safety instructions
Before using the your oven first time, oven should be
operated with the water during 10 minute and then
used.
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.
Care should be taken to avoid touching heating
elements.
CAUTION: The cooking process has to be supervised.
A short term cooking process has to be supervised
continuously.
The door or the outer surface may get hot when the
appliance is operating.
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Safety instructions
The temperature of accessible surfaces may be high
when the appliance is operating.
Safety instructions
The surfaces are liable to get hot during use.
The appliances are not intended to be operated by
means of an external timer or separate remote-control
system.
This appliance can be used by children aged from 8
years and above and persons with reduced physical,
sensory or mental capabilities or lack of experience
and knowledge if they have been given supervision or
instruction concerning use of the appliance in a safe way
and understand the hazards involved. Children shall not
play with the appliance. Cleaning and user maintenance
shall not be made by children unless they are older than
8 and supervised.
General safety
Any modifications or repairs must be performed by qualified personnel only.
Do not heat food or liquids sealed in containers for the microwave function.
Do not use benzene, thinner, alcohol, or steam or high-pressure cleaners to clean
the oven.
Do not install the oven: near a heater or flammable material; locations that are
humid, oily, dusty or exposed to direct sunlight or water; or where gas may leak;
or an uneven surface.
This oven must be properly grounded in accordance with local and national codes.
Regularly use a dry cloth to remove foreign substances from the power plug
terminals and contacts.
Do not pull, excessively bend, or place heavy objects on the power cord.
If there is a gas leak (propane, LP, etc) ventilate immediately. Do not touch the
power cord.
Do not touch the power cord with wet hands.
While the oven is operating, do not turn it off by unplugging the power cord.
Do not insert fingers or foreign substances. If foreign substances enter the oven,
unplug the power cord and contact a local Samsung service centre.
Do not apply excessive pressure or impact to the oven.
Do not place the oven over fragile objects.
Keep the appliance and its cord out of reach of children
less than 8 years.
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Microwave warning
Microwave heating of beverages may result in delayed eruptive boiling; always
use caution when handling the container. Always allow beverages to stand at least
20 seconds before handling. If necessary, stir during heating. Always stir after
heating.
In the event of scalding, follow these First Aid instructions:
1.Immerse the scalded area in cold water for at least 10 minutes.
2.Cover with a clean, dry dressing.
3.Do not apply any creams, oils, or lotions.
To avoid damaging the tray or rack, do not put the tray or rack in water shortly
after cooking.
Do not use the oven for deep fat frying because the oil temperature cannot be
controlled. This could result in a sudden boil over of hot oils.
Microwave oven precautions
Only use microwave-safe utensils. Do not use metallic containers, gold or silver
trimmed dinnerware, skewers, etc.
Remove wire twist ties. Electric arcing may occur.
Do not use the oven to dry papers or clothes.
Use shorter times for small amounts of food to prevent overheating or burning.
Keep the power cord and power plug away from water and heat sources.
To avoid the risk of explosion, do not heat eggs with shells or hard-boiled eggs. Do
not heat airtight or vacuum-sealed containers, nuts, tomatoes, etc.
Do not cover the ventilation slots with cloth or paper. This is a fire hazard. The
oven may overheat and turn off automatically and will remain off until it cools
sufficiently.
Always use oven mitts when removing a dish.
Stir liquids halfway during heating or after heating ends and allow the liquid stand
at least 20 seconds after heating to prevent eruptive boiling.
Stand at arms length from the oven when opening the door to avoid getting
scalded by escaping hot air or steam.
Do not operate the oven when it is empty. The oven will automatically shut down
for 30 minutes for safety purposes. We recommend placing a glass of water inside
the oven at all times to absorb microwave energy in case the oven is started
accidentally.
Install the oven in compliance with the clearances in this manual. (See Installing
your microwave oven.)
Use caution when connecting other electrical appliances to sockets near the oven.
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Safety instructions
Ensure the power voltage, frequency, and current matches the product
specifications.
Firmly plug the power plug into the wall socket. Do not use multiple plug adapters,
extension cords, or electric transformers.
Do not hook the power cord on metal objects. Make sure the cord is between
objects or behind the oven.
Do not use a damaged power plug, power cord, or loose wall socket. For damaged
power plugs or cords, contact a local Samsung service centre.
Do not pour or directly spray water onto the oven.
Do not place objects on the oven, inside, or on the oven door.
Do not spray volatile materials such as insecticide on the oven.
Do not store flammable materials in the oven. Because alcohol vapours can contact
hot parts of the oven, use caution when heating food or drinks containing alcohol.
Children may bump themselves or catch their fingers on the door. When opening/
closing the door, keep children away.
Safety instructions
Safety instructions
Microwave operation precautions
Limited warranty
Failure to observe the following safety precautions may result in harmful exposure
to microwave energy.
•Do not operate the oven with the door open. Do not tamper with the safety
interlocks (door latches). Do not insert anything into the safety interlock holes.
•Do not place any object between the oven door and front face or allow food
or cleaner residue to accumulate on sealing surfaces. Keep the door and door
sealing surfaces clean by wiping with a damp cloth and then with a soft, dry
cloth after each use.
•Do not operate the oven if it is damaged. Only operate after it has been repaired
by a qualified technician.
Important: the oven door must close properly. The door must not be bent; the
door hinges must not be broken or loose; the door seals and sealing surfaces
must not be damaged.
•All adjustments or repairs must be done by a qualified technician.
Samsung will charge a repair fee for replacing an accessory or repairing a cosmetic
defect if the damage to the unit or accessory was caused by the customer. Items
this stipulation covers include:
•Door, handles, out-panel, or control panel that are dented, scratched, or broken.
•A broken or missing tray, guide roller, coupler, or wire rack.
Use this oven only for its intended purpose as described in this instruction manual.
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
oven.
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 a local Samsung service centre or find help and information
online at www.samsung.com.
Use this oven for heating food only. It is intended for domestic use only. Do not
heat any type of textiles or cushions filled with grains. The manufacturer cannot
be held liable for damage caused by improper or incorrect use of the oven.
To avoid deterioration of the oven surface and hazardous situations, always keep
the oven clean and well maintained.
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Installation
Installation site
Accessories
Depending on the model that you have purchased, you are supplied with several
accessories that can be used in a variety of ways.
01 Roller ring, to be placed in the centre of
01
the oven.
The roller ring supports the turntable.
03
02 Turntable, to be placed on the roller
ring with the centre fitting to the
coupler.
The turntable serves as the main
cooking surface; it can be easily
removed for cleaning.
85 cm of the
floor
03 Grill rack, to be placed on the turntable.
The metal rack can be used in grill and
combination cooking.
10 cm
behind
10 cm on
the side
•Select a flat, level surface approx. 85 cm
above the floor. The surface must support
the weight of the oven.
•Secure room for ventilation, at least 10 cm
from the rear wall and both sides, and
20 cm from above.
•Do not install the oven in hot or damp
surroundings, such as next to other
microwave ovens or radiators.
•Conform to the power supply specifications
of this oven. Use only approved extension
cables if you need to use.
•Wipe the interior and the door seal with a
damp cloth before using your oven for the
first time.
Turntable
CAUTION
DO NOT operate the microwave oven without the roller ring and turntable.
Remove all packing materials inside the
oven. Install the roller ring and turntable.
Check that the turntable rotates freely.
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Installation
02
20 cm
above
Maintenance
Replacement (repair)
Cleaning
Clean the oven regularly to prevent impurities from building up on or inside the
oven. Also pay special attention to the door, door sealing, and turntable and roller
ring (applicable models only).
If the door won’t open or close smoothly, first check if the door seals have built up
impurities. Use a soft cloth in soapy water to clean both the inner and outer sides
of the oven. Rinse and dry well.
To remove stubborn impurities with bad smells from inside the oven
Maintenance
1.With an empty oven, put a cup of diluted lemon juice on the centre of the
turntable.
2.Heat the oven for 10 minutes at max power.
3.When the cycle is complete, wait until the oven cools down. Then, open the door
and clean the cooking chamber.
To clean inside swing-heater models
To clean the upper area of the cooking
chamber, lower the top heating element by
45° as shown. This will help clean the upper
area. When done, reposition the top heating
element.
WARNING
This oven has no user-removable parts inside. Do not try to replace or repair the
oven yourself.
•If you encounter a problem with hinges, sealing, and/or the door, contact a
qualified technician or a local Samsung service centre for technical assistance.
•If you want to replace the light bulb, contact a local Samsung service centre. Do
not replace it yourself.
•If you encounter a problem with the outer housing of the oven, first unplug the
power cord from the power source, and then contact a local Samsung service
centre.
Care against an extended period of disuse
•If you don’t use the oven for an extended period of time, unplug the power cord
and move the oven to a dry, dust-free location. Dust and moisture that builds up
inside the oven may affect the performance of the oven.
CAUTION
•Keep the door and door sealing clean and ensure the door opens and closes
smoothly. Otherwise, the oven’s lifecycle may be shortened.
•Take caution not to spill water into the oven vents.
•Do not use any abrasive or chemical substances for cleaning.
•After each use of the oven, use a mild detergent to clean the cooking chamber
after waiting for the oven to cool down.
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Oven features
Control panel
Oven
01
02
07
04
08
09
05
10
01 Door handle
02 Door
03 Ventilation holes
04 Heating element
05 Light
06 Door latches
07 Turntable
08 Coupler
09 Roller ring
10 Safety interlock holes
11 Control panel
01
02
03
04
05
06
07
08
09
11
11
01 Quick Defrost
02 Auto Cook
03 Keep Warm
04 Deodorization
05 Microwave
06 Grill
07 Combi
08 Grill+30s
09 Multi Function dial (Weight/Serving/
Time)
10 Select/Clock
11 STOP/ECO
12 START/+30s
Oven features
06
03
10
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Oven use
How a microwave oven works
Checking that your oven is operating correctly
Microwaves are high-frequency electromagnetic waves; the energy released enables
food to be cooked or reheated without changing either the form or the colour.
The following simple procedure enables you to check that your oven is
working correctly at all times. If you are in doubt, refer to the section entitled
“Troubleshooting” on the pages 31 to 34.
You can use your microwave oven to:
NOTE
•Defrost
•Reheat
•Cook
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 (100 % - 800 W)
is used, the water takes longer to boil.
Cooking principle.
Oven use
1.The microwaves generated by the
magnetron reflected at cavity and are
distributed uniformly as the food rotates
on the turntable. The food is thus cooked
evenly.
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.
3. Cooking times vary according to the
container used and the properties of the
food:
•Quantity and density
•Water content
•Initial temperature (refrigerated or not)
Open the oven door by pulling the handle.
Place a glass of water on the turntable. Close the door.
Press the START/+30s button and set the
time to 4 or 5 minutes, by pressing the
START/+30s button the appropriate number
of times.
The oven heats the water for 4 or
5 minutes. The water should then be
boiling.
NOTE
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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Cooking/Reheating
Setting the time
The following procedure explains how to cook or reheat food.
When power is supplied, “88:88” and then “12:00” is automatically displayed on
the display.
CAUTION
•ALWAYS check your cooking settings before leaving the oven unattended.
•The maximum Microwave time is 99 minutes.
Open the door. Place the food in the centre of the turntable. Close the door. Never
switch the microwave oven on when it is empty.
1.Press the Microwave button.
The 800 W (Maximum cooking power)
indications are displayed:
1
Please set the current time. The time can be displayed in either the 24-hour or 12hour notation. You must set the clock:
•When you first install your microwave oven
•After a power failure
NOTE
Do not forget to reset the clock when you switch to and from summer and winter
time.
(microwave mode)
3
2
4
2
3
4
1
2
3
5
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Oven use
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2. Select the appropriate power level by
turning the Multi Function dial. (Refer to
the power level table.) And then press the
Select/Clock button.
3.Set the cooking time by turning the Multi
Function dial.
The cooking time is displayed.
4.Press the START/+30s button.
The oven light comes on and the
turntable starts rotating. Cooking starts
and when it has finished.
1) The oven beeps 4 times.
2) The end reminder signal will beep
3 times (once every minute).
3) The current time is displayed again.
1.Press the Select/Clock button.
2.Set the 24-hour or 12-hour notation by
turning the Multi Function dial. And then
press the Select/Clock button.
3.Turn the Multi Function dial to set the
hour. And then press the Select/Clock
button.
4.Turn the Multi Function dial to set the
minute.
5.When the right time is displayed, press
the Select/Clock button to start the clock.
The time is displayed whenever you are
not using the microwave oven.
Oven use
Power levels and time variations
Adjusting the cooking time
The power level function enables you to adapt the amount of energy dissipated
and thus the time required to cook or reheat your food, according to its type and
quantity. You can choose between six power levels.
You can increase the cooking time by pressing the START/+30s button once for
each 30 seconds to be added.
Power level
Percentage
Output
100 %
800 W
MEDIUM HIGH
75 %
600 W
MEDIUM
56 %
450 W
MEDIUM LOW
38 %
300 W
DEFROST
23 %
180 W
LOW
13 %
100 W
HIGH
The cooking times given in recipes and in this booklet correspond to the specific
power level indicated.
Oven use
If you select a...
Then the cooking time must be...
Higher power level
Lower power level
Decreased
Increased
In Microwave, Grill or Combi mode, pressing START/+30s button increases cooking
time.
•Check how cooking is progressing at any time simply by opening the door
•Increase the remaining cooking time
Method 1
To increase the cooking time of your food
during cooking, press the START/+30s
button once for each 30 seconds that you
wish to add.
•Example: To add three minutes, press the
START/+30s button six times.
2
1
Method 2
Just turning Multi Function dial to adjust
cooking time.
•To increase cooking time, turn to right and
to decrease cooking time, turn to left.
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Stopping the cooking
Using the quick defrost features
You can stop cooking at any time so that you can:
•Check the food
•Turn the food over or stir it
•Leave it to stand
The Quick Defrost features enable you to defrost meat, poultry, fish, frozen
vegetable and frozen bread. The defrost time and power level are set
automatically. You simply select the programme and the weight.
NOTE
To stop the cooking...
Then...
Use only containers that are microwave-safe.
Temporarily
Open the door or press the STOP/ECO button once.
Cooking stops.
To resume cooking, close the door again and press the
START/+30s button.
Open the door. Place the frozen food on a ceramic in the centre of the turntable.
Close the door.
1.Press the Quick Defrost button.
Completely
Press the STOP/ECO button once.
Cooking stops.
If you wish to cancel the cooking settings, press the
STOP/ECO button again.
1
3
The oven has an energy save mode.
•Press the STOP/ECO button.
Display off.
•To remove energy save mode, open the
door or press the STOP/ECO button and
then display shows current time. The oven
is ready for use.
NOTE
Auto energy saving function
If you do not select any function when appliance is in the middle of setting or
operating with temporary stop condition, function is canceled and clock will be
displayed after 25 minutes.
Oven Lamp will be turned off after 5 minutes with door open condition.
2
4
5
Oven use
2
Setting the energy save mode
2.Select the type of food that you are
cooking by turning the Multi Function
dial. And then press the Select/Clock
button.
3.Select the size of the serving by turning
the Multi Function dial. (Refer to the
table on the side.)
4.Press the START/+30s button.
•Defrosting begins.
•The oven beeps through defrosting to
remind you to turn the food over.
5.Press the START/+30s button again to
finish defrosting.
1) The oven beeps 4 times.
2) The end reminder signal will beep
3 times (once every minute).
3) The current time is displayed again.
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Oven use
The following table presents the various Quick Defrost programmes, serving size,
standing times and appropriate instructions. Remove all kind of package material
before defrosting. Place meat, poultry, fish, vegetable and bread on a flat glass
dish or ceramic plate.
Code/Food
Serving size
Instructions
Oven use
1
Meat
200-1500 g
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.
Stand for 20-60 minutes.
2
Poultry
200-1500 g
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.
Stand for 20-60 minutes.
3
Fish
200-1500 g
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.
Stand for 20-60 minutes.
4
Vegetable
200-1500 g
Spread frozen vegetable evenly into a flat
glass dish. Turn over or stir the frozen
vegetable, when the oven beeps.
This programme is suitable for all kind of
frozen vegetable. Stand for 5-20 minutes.
Code/Food
5
Bread
Serving size
Instructions
200-1500 g
Put bread horizontally on a piece of kitchen
paper 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. 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.
Stand for 10- 30 minutes.
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Using the auto cook features
The Auto Cook features has 20 pre-programmed cooking times. You do not need to
set either the cooking times or the power level.
You can adjust the type of the serving by turning the Multi Function dial.
CAUTION
Use only recipients that are microwave-safe.
First, place the food in the centre of the turntable and close the door.
1.Press the Auto Cook button.
1
2
3
Serving size
Instructions
1
Chilled
Ready Meal
Code/Food
300-350 g
2
Chilled
Ready Meal
400-450 g
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
dishes like potatoes, rice or pasta). Stand for
2-3 minutes.
3
Chilled
Vegetarian Meal
300-350 g
4
Chilled
Vegetarian Meal
400-450 g
Put meal on a ceramic plate and cover with
microwave cling film. This programme is
suitable for meals consisting of 2 components
(e.g. spaghetti with sauce or rice with
vegetables). Stand for 2-3 minutes.
5
Broccoli
250 g
Rinse and clean fresh broccoli and prepare
florets. Put them evenly into a glass bowl with
lid. Add 30 ml (2 tbsp) water when cooking for
250 g.
Put bowl in the centre of turntable. Cook
covered. Stir after cooking. Stand for
1-2 minutes.
6
Carrots
250 g
Rinse and clean carrots and prepare even
slices. Put them evenly into a glass bowl with
lid. Add 30 ml (2 tbsp) water when cooking
for 250 g.
Put bowl in the centre of turntable. Cook
covered. Stir after cooking. Stand for
1-2 minutes.
Oven use
2
2.Select the type of food that you are
cooking by turning the Multi Function
dial. And then press the Select/Clock
button.
3.Press the START/+30s button.
The food is cooked according to the preprogrammed setting selected.
1) The oven beeps 4 times.
2) The end reminder signal will beep
3 times (once every minute).
3) The current time is displayed again.
The following table presents quantities and appropriate instructions about 20 preprogrammed cooking options. Those programmes are running with microwave
energy only.
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Oven use
Code/Food
7
Green Beans
8
Spinach
Oven use
Serving size
Instructions
250 g
Rinse and clean green beans. Put them evenly
into a glass bowl with lid. Add 30 ml (2 tbsp)
water when cooking 250 g.
Put bowl in the centre of turntable. Cook
covered. Stir after cooking. Stand for
1-2 minutes.
13
Quinoa
125 g
Use a large glass ovenware dish with lid.
Add double quantity of cold water (250 ml).
Cook covered. Stir before standing time and
add salt and herbs. Stand for 1-3 minutes.
14
Bulgur
125 g
Rinse and clean spinach. Put into a glass bowl
with lid. Do not add water. Put bowl in the
centre of turntable. Cook covered. Stir after
cooking. Stand for 1-2 minutes.
Use a large glass ovenware dish with lid.
Add double quantity of cold water (250 ml).
Cook covered. Stir before standing time and
add salt and herbs. Stand for 2-5 minutes.
15
Chicken Breasts
300 g
Rinse pieces and put on a ceramic plate.
Cover with microwave cling film. Pierce film.
Put dish on turntable. Stand for 2 minutes.
16
Turkey Breasts
300 g
Rinse pieces and put on a ceramic plate.
Cover with microwave cling film. Pierce film.
Put dish on turntable. Stand for 2 minutes.
17
Fresh Fish
Fillets
300 g
Rinse fish and put on a ceramic plate, add
1 tbsp lemon juice. Cover with microwave
cling film. Pierce film. Put dish on turntable.
Stand for 1-2 minutes.
18
Fresh Salmon
fillets
300 g
Rinse fish and put on a ceramic plate, add
1 tbsp lemon juice. Cover with microwave
cling film. Pierce film. Put dish on turntable.
Stand for 1-2 minutes.
19
Fresh Prawns
250 g
Rinse prawns on a ceramic plate, add 1 tbsp
lemon juice. Cover with microwave cling film.
Pierce film. Put dish on turntable.
Stand for 1-2 minutes.
20
Fresh Trout
200 g
Put 1 fresh whole fish into an ovenproof
dish. Add a pinch salt, 1 tbsp lemon juice and
herbs. Cover with microwave cling film. Pierce
film.
Put dish on turntable. Stand for 2 minutes.
150 g
9
Corn on the Cob
250 g
10
Peeled Potatoes
250 g
11
Brown Rice
12
Wholemeal
Macaroni
125 g
125 g
Rinse and clean corn on the cob and put into
an oval glass dish. Cover with microwave
cling film and pierce film. Stand for
1-2 minutes.
Wash and peel the potatoes and cut into a
similar size. Put them into a glass bowl with
lid.
Add 45-60 ml (3-4 tbsp) water. Put bowl in
the centre of turntable. Cook covered. Stand
for 2-3 minutes.
Use a large glass ovenware dish with lid.
Add double quantity of cold water (250 ml).
Cook covered. Stir before standing time and
add salt and herbs. Stand for 5-10 minutes.
Use a large glass ovenware dish with lid.
Add 500 ml hot boiling water, a pinch of
salt and stir well. Cook uncovered. Stir
before standing time and drain thoroughly
afterwards. Stand for 1 minutes.
Code/Food
Serving size
Instructions
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Using the keep warm features
Recommend Keep warm menu
The Keep Warm feature keeps food hot until it’s served. Use this function to keep
food warm until ready to serve. You can select warming temperature either hot or
mild by turning the Multi Function dial.
NOTE
•The Keep Warm time has been specified as 60 minutes.
•The maximum Keep Warm time is 60 minutes.
1.Press the Keep Warm button.
1
2
Menu
1. Hot
Lasagne, Soup, Gratin, Casserole, Pizza, Steaks (Well done), Bacon,
Fish Dishes, Dry Cakes
2. Mild
Pie, Bread, Egg Dishes, Steaks (Rare or Midium rare)
CAUTION
•Do not use this function to reheat cold foods. This programmes are for keeping
food warm that has just been cooked.
•Do not recommend food being kept warm for too long (more than 1 hour), as it
will continue to cook. Warm food spoils more quickly.
•Do not cover with lids or plastic wrap.
•Use oven gloves when taking out food.
Oven use
2.Select the Hot & Mild by turning the
Multi Function dial.
3.Press the START/+30s button.
The 60 minutes is displayed.
•To stop warming the food, open the
door or press STOP/ECO button.
Code/Mode
3
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Oven use
Grilling
Combining microwaves and grill
The grill enables you to heat and brown food quickly, without using microwaves.
•Always use oven gloves when touching the recipients in the oven, as they will be
very hot.
•You can get better cooking and grilling results, if you use the high rack.
1.Open the door and put the food on the
rack and then close the door.
You can also combine microwave cooking with the grill, to cook quickly and brown
at the same time.
2.Press the Grill button.
The following indications are displayed:
2
(grill mode)
Oven use
•You cannot set the temperature of the
grill.
3
4
3.Set the grilling time by turning the Multi
Function dial.
•The maximum grilling time is
60 minutes.
4.Press the START/+30s button.
Grilling starts.
1) The oven beeps 4 times.
2) The end reminder signal will beep
3 times (once every minute).
3) The current time is displayed again.
CAUTION
•ALWAYS use microwave-safe and oven-proof cookware. Glass or ceramic dishes
are ideal as they allow the microwaves to penetrate the food evenly.
•ALWAYS use oven gloves when touching the recipients in the oven, as they will
be very hot. You can improve cooking and grilling, if you use the high rack.
Open the door. Place the food on the rack best suited to the type of food to be
cooked.Place the rack on the turntable. Close the door.
1.Press the Combi button.
The following indications are displayed:
1
(microwave & grill
combi mode)
600 W (output power)
2
3
2
4
2.Select the appropriate power level by
turning the Multi Function dial. (600 W,
450 W, 300 W.) And then press the
Select/Clock button.
•You cannot set the temperature of the
grill.
3.Set the cooking time by turning the Multi
Function dial.
•The maximum cooking time is
60 minutes.
4.Press the START/+30s button.
•Combination cooking starts.
1) The oven beeps 4 times.
2) The end reminder signal will beep
3 times (once every minute).
3) The current time is displayed again.
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Using the grill+30s features
Using the child lock features
The Grill+30s function also lets you increase the operation time of Grill mode
by 30 seconds with one press, so you can brown surfaces exquisitely without
overcooking.
To increase the Grill mode cooking time, press the Grill+30s button once for each
30 seconds that you wish to add.
For example, To add three minutes of Grill mode, press the Grill+30s button six
times.
•You can get better cooking and grilling results, if you use the high rack.
Your microwave oven is fitted with a special child lock programme, which enables
the oven to be “locked” so that children or anyone unfamiliar with it cannot
operate it accidentally.
1.Press the STOP/ECO and Select/Clock
button at the same time.
•The oven is locked (no functions can be
selected).
1
•The display shows “L”.
2
CAUTION
Using the deodorization features
Use this features after cooking odorous food or when there is a lot of smoke in the
oven interior. First clean the oven interior.
Press the Deodorization button after
you have finished cleaning. As soon as
you press the Deodorization button, the
operation will start automatically. when it
has finished, the oven beeps four times.
1
2
2.To unlock the oven, press the STOP/ECO
and Select/Clock button at the same time.
The oven can be used normally.
Switching the beeper off
You can switch the beeper off whenever you want.
1.Press the Combi and STOP/ECO button at
1
the same time.
2
The oven does not beep to indicate the
end of a function.
2.To switch the beeper back on, press the
Combi and STOP/ECO button again at the
same time.
The oven operates normally.
1
2
NOTE
•The deodorization time has been specified as 5 minutes. It increases by
30 seconds whenever the START/+30s button is pressed.
•The maximum deodorization time is 15 minutes.
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Oven use
Always use oven gloves when touching the reciiens in the oven, as they will be
very hot.
Place the food in the oven. Press the
Grill+30s button.
Grilling starts.
1) The oven beeps 4 times.
2) The end reminder signal will beep
3 times (once every minute).
3) The current time is displayed again.
Cookware guide
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
Comments
Cookware guide
Aluminum foil
✓✗
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.
Crust plate
✓
Do not preheat for more than 8 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.
Fast-food packaging
Cookware
Microwavesafe
Comments
Metal
•Dishes
✗
•Freezer bag twist
ties
✗
May cause arcing or fire.
Paper
•Plates, cups,
napkins and
kitchen paper
✓
For short cooking times and warming.
Also to absorb excess moisture.
•Recycled paper
✗
May cause arcing.
•Containers
✓
Particularly if heat-resistant
thermoplastic. Some other plastics may
warp or discolour at high temperatures.
Do not use Melamine plastic.
•Cling film
✓
Can be used to retain moisture. Should
not touch the food. Take care when
removing the film as hot steam will
escape.
Plastic
•Polystyrene cups
containers
✓
Can be used to warm food. Overheating
may cause the polystyrene to melt.
•Paper bags or
newspaper
✗
May catch fire.
•Freezer bags
✓✗
Only if boilable or oven-proof. Should not
be airtight. Prick with a fork, if necessary.
•Recycled paper or
metal trims
✗
May cause arcing.
Wax or greaseproof paper
✓
Can be used to retain moisture and
prevent spattering.
•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.
•Glass jars
✓
Must remove the lid. Suitable for
warming only.
Glassware
✓
: Recommended
✓✗
: Use caution
✗
: Unsafe
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Cooking guide
Microwaves
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.
Cooking
Cooking Guide for frozen vegetables
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
Spinach
Broccoli
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.
150 g
600 W
4½-5½
300 g
600 W
9-10
Peas
300 g
600 W
7½-8½
Instructions
Add 15 ml (1 tbsp) cold water. Stand for 2-3 minutes.
Green Beans
300 g
600 W
8-9
Instructions
Add 30 ml (2 tbsp) cold water. Stand for 2-3 minutes.
Mixed Vegetables
300 g
600 W
7½-8½
(Carrots/Peas/Corn) Instructions
Add 15 ml (1 tbsp) cold water. Stand for 2-3 minutes.
Mixed Vegetables
(Chinese Style)
300 g
600 W
Cooking guide
Covering during cooking:
Time (min.)
Instructions
Add 30 ml (2 tbsp) cold water. Stand for 2-3 minutes.
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).
Power
Instructions
Add 15 ml (1 tbsp) cold water. Stand for 2-3 minutes.
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.
Serving size
8-9
Instructions
Add 15 ml (1 tbsp) cold water. Stand for 2-3 minutes.
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
Cooking Guide for fresh vegetables
Food
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.
Food
Broccoli
Serving size
Power
Time (min.)
250 g
500 g
800 W
4-4½
7-7½
Egg Plants
250 g
800 W
Leeks
Carrots
250 g
800 W
Mushrooms
Cooking guide
Cauliflower
250 g
500 g
800 W
Courgettes
250 g
800 W
Onions
Pepper
800 W
4½-5
125 g
250 g
800 W
1½-2
3-3½
250 g
800 W
5½-6
250 g
800 W
4½-5
Instructions
Cut pepper into small slices. Stand for 3 minutes.
Potatoes
250 g
500 g
800 W
4-5
7½-8½
Instructions
Weigh the peeled potatoes and cut them into similar sized
halves or quarters. Stand for 3 minutes.
3½-4
Instructions
Cut courgettes into slices. Add 30 ml (2 tbsp) water or a
knob of butter. Cook until just tender. Stand for 3 minutes.
250 g
Instructions
Cut onions into slices or halves. Add only 15 ml (1 tbsp)
water. Stand for 3 minutes.
5-5½
8½-9
Instructions
Prepare even sized florets. Cut big florets into halves.
Arrange stems to the centre. Stand for 3 minutes.
3½-4
Instructions
Prepare small whole or sliced mushrooms. Do not add
any water. Sprinkle with lemon juice. Spice with salt and
pepper. Drain before serving. Stand for 3 minutes.
4½-5
Instructions
Cut carrots into even sized slices. Stand for 3 minutes.
Time (min.)
800 W
Instructions
Cut leeks into thick slices. Stand for 3 minutes.
5½-6½
Instructions
Add 60-75 ml (4-5 tbsp) water. Stand for 3 minutes.
Power
250 g
Instructions
Cut egg plants into small slices and sprinkle with 1 tbsp
lemon juice. Stand for 3 minutes.
Instructions
Prepare even sized florets. Arrange the stems to the
centre. Stand for 3 minutes.
Brussels Sprouts
Serving size
Turnip Cabbage
250 g
800 W
5-5½
Instructions
Cut turnip cabbage into small cubes. Stand for 3 minutes.
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Reheating
Cooking Guide for rice and pasta
Rice:
Pasta:
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.
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.
Food
White Rice
(Parboiled)
Brown Rice
(Parboiled)
Mixed Corn
(Rice + Grain)
Pasta
Power
Time (min.)
250 g
800 W
16-17
Instructions
Add 500 ml cold water. Stand for 5 minutes.
250 g
800 W
21-22
Instructions
Add 500 ml cold water. Stand for 5 minutes.
250 g
800 W
17-18
Instructions
Add 500 ml cold water. Stand for 5 minutes.
250 g
800 W
18-19
Instructions
Add 400 ml cold water. Stand for 5 minutes.
250 g
800 W
Instructions
Add 1000 ml hot water. Stand for 5 minutes.
11-12
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.
Power levels and stirring
Some foods can be reheated using 800 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.
Cooking guide
Mixed Rice
(Rice + Wild Rice)
Serving size
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.
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.
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Cooking guide
Take particular care when heating liquids and baby food. See also the chapter with
the safety precautions.
Reheating liquids
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.
Reheating baby food
Reheating liquids and food
Use the power levels and times in this table as a guide lines for reheating.
Food
Drinks (Coffee, Tea
and Water)
Soup (Chilled)
Stew (Chilled)
150 ml (1 cup)
250 ml (1 mug)
800 W
1-1½
1½-2
250 g
800 W
3-3½
350 g
600 W
5½-6½
Instructions
Put stew in a deep ceramic plate. Cover with plastic
lid. Stir occasionally during reheating and again before
standing and serving. Stand for 2-3 minutes.
Cooking guide
Pasta with Sauce
(Chilled)
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.
Time (min.)
Instructions
Pour into a deep ceramic plate. Cover with plastic lid. Stir
well after reheating. Stir again before serving. Stand for
2-3 minutes.
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.
Power
Instructions
Pour into cup and reheat uncovered. Put cup/ mug in
the centre of turntable. Keep in microwave oven during
standing time and stir well. Stand for 1-2 minutes.
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.
Serving size
Filled Pasta with
Sauce (Chilled)
350 g
600 W
4½-5½
Instructions
Put pasta (e.g. spaghetti or egg noodles) on a flat ceramic
plate. Cover with microwave cling film. Stir before serving.
Stand for 3 minutes.
350 g
600 W
5-6
Instructions
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. Stand
for 3 minutes.
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Food
Plated Meal
(Chilled)
Serving size
Power
Time (min.)
350 g
600 W
5½-6½
Instructions
Plate a meal of 2-3 chilled components on a ceramic dish.
Cover with microwave cling-film. Stand for 3 minutes.
Reheating baby food and milk
Use the power levels and times in this table as guide lines for reheating.
Food
Baby Food
(Vegetables + Meat)
Baby Porridge
(Grain + Milk + Fruit)
Power
Time
190 g
600 W
30 sec.
Instructions
Empty into ceramic deep plate. Cook covered. Stir after
cooking time. Before serving, stir well and check the
temperature carefully. Stand for 2-3 minutes.
190 g
600 W
20 sec.
Instructions
Empty into ceramic deep plate. Cook covered. Stir after
cooking time. Before serving, stir well and check the
temperature carefully. Stand for 2-3 minutes.
100 ml
200 ml
300 W
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.
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.
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.
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:
For defrosting of frozen food with a temperature of about -18 to -20 °C, use the
following table as a guide.
Food
30-40 sec.
50 sec. to 1 min.
Instructions
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. Stand for
2-3 minutes.
Flat food defrosts better than thick and smaller quantities need less time
than bigger ones. Remember this hint while freezing and defrosting food.
Serving size
Power
Time (min.)
250 g
500 g
180 W
6½-7½
10-12
250 g
180 W
7½-8½
Cooking guide
Baby Milk
Serving size
Manual defrosting
Meat
Minced Beef
Pork Steaks
Instructions
Place the meat on a flat ceramic plate. Shield thinner edges
with aluminium foil. Turn over after half of defrosting time!
Stand for 5-25 minutes.
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Cooking guide
Food
Serving size
Power
Time (min.)
500 g (2 pcs)
180 W
14½-15½
900 g
180 W
28-30
Poultry
Chicken Pieces
Whole Chicken
Instructions
First, put chicken pieces first skin-side down, whole chicken
first breast-side-down on a flat ceramic plate. Shield the
thinner parts like wings and ends with aluminium foil. Turn
over after half of defrosting time! Stand for 15-40 minutes.
Fish
Fish Fillets
Grill
The grill-heating element is located underneath the ceiling of the cavity. It
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 3-5 minutes
will make the food brown more quickly.
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:
250 g (2 pcs)
400 g (4 pcs)
180 W
6-7
12-13
Instructions
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!
Stand for 5-15 minutes.
Chops, sausages, steaks, hamburgers, bacon and gammon rashers, thin fish
portions, sandwiches and all kinds of toast with toppings.
Important remark:
Whenever the grill only mode is used, please remember that food must be placed
on the high rack, unless another instruction is recommended.
Fruits
Berries
250 g
180 W
6-7
Cooking guide
Instructions
Distribute fruits on a flat, round glass dish (with a large
diameter). Stand for 5-10 minutes.
Bread
Bread Rolls (each
about 50 g)
2 pcs
4 pcs
180 W
½-1
2-2½
Toast/Sandwich
250 g
180 W
4½-5
German Bread
500 g
180 W
8-10
(Wheat + Rye Flour) Instructions
Arrange rolls in a circle or bread horizontally on kitchen
paper in the middle of turntable. Turn over after half of
defrosting time! Stand for 5-20 minutes.
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Microwave + grill
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.
Grill Guide for frozen food
Use the power levels and times in this table as guide lines for grilling.
Frozen food
Bread Rolls
(each ca. 50 g)
Food suitable for microwaves + 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.
Whenever the combination mode (microwave + grill) is used, the food should be
placed on the high rack, unless another instruction is recommended. Please refer to
the instructions in the following chart.
1 step (min.)
2 step (min.)
MW + Grill
300 W + Grill
1-1½
2-2½
Grill only
1-2
1-2
2 pcs
4 pcs
Baguettes +
Topping
(Tomatoes,
Cheese, Ham,
Mushrooms)
Gratin
(Vegetables or
Potatoes)
Pasta (Cannelloni,
Macaroni,
Lasagne)
The food must be turned over, if it is to be browned on both sides.
Chicken Nuggets
250-300 g
(2 pcs)
450 W + Grill
8-9
-
Instructions
Put 2 frozen baguettes side by side on the rack. After
grilling. Stand for 2-3 minutes.
400 g
450 W + Grill
13-14
-
Instructions
Put frozen gratin into a small, round glass pyrex dish. Put
the dish on the rack. After grilling. Stand for 2-3 minutes.
400 g
MW + Grill
300 W + Grill
18-19
Grill only
1-2
Cooking guide
Important remark:
Power
Instructions
Arrange rolls in a circle on rack. Grill the second side of the
rolls up to the crisp you prefer. Stand for 2-5 minutes.
Cookware for cooking with microwaves + 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.
Serving size
Instructions
Put frozen pasta into a small flat rectangular glass pyrex
dish. Put the dish directly on the turntable. After grilling.
Stand for 2-3 minutes.
250 g
450 W + Grill
5-5½
3-3½
Instructions
Put chicken nuggets on the rack. Turn over after first time.
Oven Chips
250 g
450 W + Grill
9-11
4-5
Instructions
Put oven chips evenly on baking paper on the rack.
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Cooking guide
Grill Guide for fresh food
Fresh food
Preheat the grill with the grill-function for 3-4 minutes.
Use the power levels and times in this table as guide lines for grilling.
Fresh food
Toast Slices
Chicken Pieces
Serving size
Power
1 step (min.)
2 step (min.)
4 pcs
(each 25 g)
Grill only
6-8
4-5½
Instructions
Put the toast slices side by side on the rack.
Bread Rolls
(Already Baked)
2-4 pieces
Grill only
2-3
2-3
Instructions
Put bread rolls first with the bottom side up in a circle
directly on the turntable.
300 W + Grill
Grill only
200 g (2 pcs)
MW + Grill
4½-5½
2-3
400 g (4 pcs)
7-8
Grilled Tomatoes
Cooking guide
Instructions
Cut tomatoes into halves. Put some cheese on top.
Arrange in a circle in a flat glass pyrex dish. Place it on the
rack.
Toast Hawaii
(Ham, Pineapple,
Cheese Slices)
Baked Potatoes
2 pcs (300 g)
450 W + Grill
3½-4
500 g
600 W + Grill
4½-5½
Lamb Chops/Beef
Steaks (Medium)
8-9
Instructions
Cut potatoes into halves. Put them in a circle on the rack
with the cut side to the grill.
1 step (min.)
2 step (min.)
300 W + Grill
10-12
12-13
400 g (4 pcs)
Grill only
12-15
9-12
Instructions
Brush the lamb chops with oil and spices. Lay them in a
circle on the rack. After grilling. Stand for 2-3 minutes.
MW + Grill
Pork Steaks
250 g (2 pcs)
300 W + Grill
Grill only
7-8
6-7
Instructions
Brush the pork steaks with oil and spices. Lay them in a
circle on the rack. After grilling. Stand for 2-3 minutes.
Baked Apples
1 apple
(ca. 200 g)
300 W + Grill
2 apples
(ca. 400 g)
-
-
Power
450-500 g
(2 pcs)
Instructions
Prepare chicken pieces with oil and spices. Put them in a
circle with the bones to the middle. Put 1 chicken piece not
into the centre of the rack. Stand for 2-3 minutes.
4-4½
-
6-7
Instructions
Core the apples and fill them with raisins and jam. Put some
almond slices on top. Put apples on a flat glass pyrex dish.
Place the dish directly on the turntable.
Instructions
Toast the bread slices first. Put the toast with topping on the
rack. Put 2 toasts opposite directly on the rack. Stand for
2-3 minutes.
250 g
Serving size
MW + Grill
Roast Chicken
1200 g
450 W + Grill
300 W + Grill
22-24
23-25
Instructions
Brush chicken with oil and spices. Put chicken first breast
side down, second breast side up on pyrex dish. Stand for
5 minutes after grilling.
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Troubleshooting and information code
Tips and tricks
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.
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.
Troubleshooting
If you have any of the problems listed below try the solutions given.
Problem
Cooking jam
The buttons
cannot be pressed
properly.
Foreign matter may
be caught between the
buttons.
Remove the foreign matter
and try again.
For touch models:
Moisture is on the
exterior.
Wipe the moisture from the
exterior.
Child lock is activated.
Deactivate Child lock.
The time is not
displayed.
The Eco (power-saving)
function is set.
Turn off the Eco function.
The oven does not
work.
Power is not supplied.
Make sure power is supplied.
The door is open.
Close the door and try again.
The door open safety
mechanisms are covered
in foreign matter.
Remove the foreign matter
and try again.
The user has opened the
door to turn food over.
After turning over the food,
press the START/+30s button
again to start operation.
Cooking pudding/custard
The oven stops
while in operation.
Troubleshooting and information code
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 1012 minutes using 800 W.
Stir several times during cooking. Empty directly into small jam glasses with twistoff lids. Stand on lid for 5 minutes.
Action
General
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 800 W, until
glaze/icing is transparent. Stir twice during cooking.
Cause
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 800 W.
Stir several times well during cooking.
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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Troubleshooting and information code
Problem
The power
turns off during
operation.
Troubleshooting and information code
Action
Problem
The oven has been
cooking for an extended
period of time.
After cooking for an extended
period of time, let the oven
cool.
The cooling fan is not
working.
Listen for the sound of the
cooling fan.
Heating including
the Warm function
does not work
properly.
The oven may not work,
too much food is being
cooked, or improper
cookware is being used.
Trying to operate the
oven without food inside.
Put food in the oven.
There is not sufficient
ventilation space for the
oven.
There are intake/exhaust
outlets on the front and rear of
the oven for ventilation.
Keep the gaps specified in the
product installation guide.
Put one cup of water in a
microwave-safe container
and run the microwave for
1-2 minutes to check whether
the water is heated. Reduce
the amount of food and start
the function again. Use a
cooking container with a flat
bottom.
The thaw function
does not work.
Too much food is being
cooked.
Reduce the amount of food
and start the function again.
The interior light
is dim or does not
turn on.
The door has been left
open for a long time.
The interior light may
automatically turn off when
the Eco function operates.
Close and reopen the door or
press the STOP/ECO button.
The interior light is
covered by foreign
matter.
Clean the inside of the oven
and check again.
A beeping sound
occurs during
cooking.
If the Auto Cook function
is being used, this
beeping sound means
it's time to turn over the
food during thawing.
After turning over the food,
press the START/+30s button
again to restart operation.
The oven is not
level.
The oven is installed on
an uneven surface.
Make sure the oven is installed
on flat, stable surface.
There are sparks
during cooking.
Metal containers are used
during the oven/thawing
functions.
Do not use metal containers.
Cause
Several power plugs are
being used in the same
socket.
Designate only one socket to
be used for the oven.
There is a popping
sound during
operation, and the
oven doesn't work.
Cooking sealed food or
using a container with a
lid may causes popping
sounds.
Do not use sealed containers
as they may burst during
cooking due to expansion of
the contents.
The oven exterior
is too hot during
operation.
There is not sufficient
ventilation space for the
oven.
There are intake/exhaust
outlets on the front and rear
of the oven for ventilation.
Keep the gaps specified in the
product installation guide.
Objects are on top of the
oven.
Remove all objects on the top
of the oven.
Food residue is stuck
between the door and
oven interior.
Clean the oven and then open
the door.
The door cannot be
opened properly.
Cause
Action
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Problem
Cause
Action
The door is not properly
closed.
Close the door and check
again.
There is electricity
coming from the
oven.
The power or power
socket is not properly
grounded.
Make sure the power and
power socket are properly
grounded.
1.Water drips.
2.Steam emits
through a door
crack.
3.Water remains
in the oven.
There may be water or
steam in some cases
depending on the food.
This is not an oven
malfunction.
Let the oven cool and then
wipe with a dry dish towel.
The brightness
inside the oven
varies.
Brightness changes
depending on power
output changes according
to function.
Power output changes during
cooking are not malfunctions.
This is not an oven
malfunction.
Cooking is
finished, but the
cooling fan is still
running.
To ventilate the oven, the
cooling fan continues to
run for about 3 minutes
after cooking is complete.
This is not an oven
malfunction.
Problem
Cause
Action
Turntable
While turning, the
turntable comes
out of place or
stops turning.
There is no roller ring,
or the roller ring is not
properly in place.
Install the roller ring and then
try again.
The turn table
drags while
turning.
The roller ring is not
properly in place, there
is too much food, or the
container is too large and
touches the inside of the
microwave.
Adjust the amount of food and
do not use containers that are
too large.
The turn table
rattles while
turning and is
noisy.
Food residue is stuck to
the bottom of the oven.
Remove any food residue
stuck to the bottom of the
oven.
During initial operation,
smoke may come from
the heating elements
when you first use the
oven.
This is not a malfunction, and
if you run the oven 2-3 times,
it should stop.
Food is on the heating
elements.
Let the oven cool and then
remove the food from the
heating elements.
Food is too close to the
grill.
Put the food a suitable
distance away while cooking.
Food is not properly
prepared and/or
arranged.
Make sure food is properly
prepared and arranged.
Grill
Smoke comes out
during operation.
Troubleshooting and information code
When power is
connected, the
oven immediately
starts to work.
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Troubleshooting and information code
Problem
Cause
Action
Oven
Troubleshooting and information code
The oven does not
heat.
The door is open.
Close the door and try again.
Smoke comes out
during preheating.
During initial operation,
smoke may come from
the heating elements
when you first use the
oven.
This is not a malfunction, and
if you run the oven 2-3 times,
it should stop.
Food is on the heating
elements.
Let the oven cool and then
remove the food from the
heating elements.
There is a burning
or plastic smell
when using the
oven.
Plastic or non heatresistant cookware is
used.
Use glass cookware suitable
for high temperatures.
There is a bad
smell coming from
inside the oven.
Food residue or plastic
has melted and stuck to
the interior.
Use the steam function and
then wipe with a dry cloth. You
can put a lemon slice inside and
run the oven to remove the
odour more quickly.
The oven does not
cook properly.
The oven door is
frequently opened during
cooking.
If you open the door often, the
interior temperature will be
lowered and this may affect
the results of your cooking.
The oven controls are not
correctly set.
Correctly set the oven controls
and try again.
The grill or other
accessories are not
correctly inserted.
Correctly insert the
accessories.
The wrong type or size of
cookware is used.
Use suitable cookware with
flat bottoms.
Information code
Information code
C-d0
Cause
Control buttons
are pressed over
10 seconds.
Action
Clean the keys and check if there
is water on the surface around
key. If it occurs again, turn off the
microwave oven over 30 seconds
and try setting again. If it appears
again, call your local SAMSUNG
Customer Care Centre.
NOTE
If the suggested solution does not solve the problem, contact your local SAMSUNG
Customer Care Centre.
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Technical specifications
Memo
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
MG23K3515**
Power source
230 V ~ 50 Hz AC
Power consumption
Maximum power
Microwave
Grill (heating element)
2300 W
1250 W
1100 W
Output power
100 W / 800 W - 6 levels (IEC-705)
Operating frequency
2450 MHz
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Outside (Include Handle)
Oven cavity
489 x 275 x 392 mm
330 x 211 x 324 mm
Volume
23 liter
Weight
Net
13.00 kg approx.
Technical specifications
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maintenance.
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