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Samsung MC28H5125AW User manual
MC28H5125**
Microwave Oven
Owner’s instructions & Cooking guide
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contents
Safety instructions....................................................................................... 3
Important safety instructions........................................................................ 3
Installation..................................................................................................... 10
Installation site............................................................................................. 10
Turntable..................................................................................................... 10
Maintenance................................................................................................. 11
Cleaning...................................................................................................... 11
Replacement (Repair).................................................................................. 11
Care against an extended period of disuse.................................................. 11
Oven features................................................................................................ 12
Oven........................................................................................................... 12
Control panel............................................................................................... 12
Accessories................................................................................................. 13
Oven use........................................................................................................ 13
How a microwave oven works..................................................................... 13
Checking that your oven is operating correctly............................................. 14
Setting the time........................................................................................... 14
Cooking/Reheating...................................................................................... 14
Power levels and time variations.................................................................. 15
Adjusting the cooking time.......................................................................... 15
Stopping the cooking.................................................................................. 15
Setting the energy save mode..................................................................... 16
Using the sensor cook features................................................................... 16
Using the auto reheat/cook features............................................................ 18
Using the healthy cooking features.............................................................. 19
Using the dough proof/yogurt features........................................................ 21
Using the power defrost features................................................................. 22
Using the deodorisation features................................................................. 23
Convection.................................................................................................. 23
Grilling......................................................................................................... 24
Choosing the accessories........................................................................... 24
Combining microwaves and grill.................................................................. 24
Combining microwaves and convection...................................................... 25
Switching the beeper off.............................................................................. 26
Using the child lock features........................................................................ 26
Using the turntable on/off features............................................................... 26
Cookware guide........................................................................................... 27
Cooking guide............................................................................................... 28
Troubleshooting and error code................................................................. 37
Troubleshooting........................................................................................... 37
Error code................................................................................................... 37
Technical specifications.............................................................................. 38
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safety instructions
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01 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
READ CAREFULLY AND KEEP FOR FUTURE
REFERENCE.
WARNING: If the door or door seals are damaged, the
oven must not be operated until it has been repaired by a
competent person.
WARNING: 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:
• 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.
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.
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WARNING: When the appliance is operated in the
combination mode, children should only use the
oven under adult supervision due to the temperatures
generated.
During use the appliance becomes hot. Care should be
taken to avoid touching heating elements inside the oven.
WARNING: Accessible parts may become hot during
use. Young children should be kept away.
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.
A steam cleaner is not to be used.
WARNING: Ensure that the appliance is switched off
before replacing the lamp to avoid the possibility of
electric shock.
The appliance must not be installed behind a decorative
door in order to avoid overheating.
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01 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
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.
This oven should be positioned proper direction and
height permitting easy access to cavity and control area.
Before using the your oven first time, oven should be
operated with the water during 10 minute and then 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.
The microwave oven has to be positioned so that plug is
accessible.
WARNING: The appliance and its accessible parts
become hot during use.
Care should be taken to avoid touching heating elements.
Children less than 8 years of age shall be kept away
unless continuously supervised.
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.
The temperature of accessible surfaces may be high
when the appliance is operating.
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.
Keep the appliance and its cord out of reach of children
less than 8 years.
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General safety
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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01 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
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.
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.
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.
Product group definition
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.
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Correct Disposal of This Product (Waste Electrical &
Electronic Equipment)
COOKING INSTRUCTIONS ON FOOD PACKAGING
(Applicable in countries with separate collection systems)
Packaged food is also, increasingly, using a microwave symbol similar to
the one below. When you see this
Symbol on food packaging, the cooking instructions are based on either the
IEC Power Output Rating, or the Reheating Categories A, B, C, D or E.
For information on Samsung’s environmental commitments and product specific
regulatory obligations e.g. REACH visit: samsung.com/uk/aboutsamsung/
samsungelectronics/corporatecitizenship/data_corner.html
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01 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
This marking on the product, accessories or literature indicates that
the product and its electronic accessories (e.g. charger, headset, USB
cable) should not be disposed of with other household waste at the
end of their working life. To prevent possible harm to the environment
or human health from uncontrolled waste disposal, please separate
these items from other types of waste and recycle them responsibly to
promote the sustainable reuse of material resources.
Household users should contact either the retailer where they
purchased this product, or their local government office, for details
of where and how they can take these items for environmentally safe
recycling.
Business users should contact their supplier and check the terms and
conditions of the purchase contract. This product and its electronic
accessories should not be mixed with other commercial wastes for
disposal.
Microwave Symbols
On the front of your oven there is a microwave oven symbol, as shown
below.
This symbol has been introduced for your benefit when cooking or
reheating packaged food.
COOKING INSTRUCTIONS
The IEC Power Output rating is an internationally standardised rating, so all
microwave manufacturers now use the same method of measuring power
output.
If food packaging gives cooking instructions based on IEC Power ratings,
set cooking times according to the IEC Power of your oven.
For example :
If the cooking instructions are based on a 650 W oven, then you will need
to reduce some cooking time for the MC28H5125** (900 W).
Ready meals are now very convenient and popular. These are meals which
are already prepared and cooked by the food manufacturer, and then
frozen, chilled or vacuum sealed for long life.
Increasingly, heating times for such ready meals are being based on the
Heating Categories A, B, C, D and E.
On this instance, simply match the heating category of your oven to the
instructions on the food package, and set your timer accordingly.
For example :
If the heating instructions are 3 minutes on HIGH for a D category oven,
then you will need to set your timer for less than 3 minutes on HIGH for the
MC28H5125** (E category).
Always remember that cooking instructions are intended only as a
guide. If you have followed the instructions and the food is still not
piping hot throughout, simply return it to the oven and cook it until it is.
installation
INSTALLATION SITE
• 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.
20 cm above
10 cm behind
10 cm on
the side
85 cm of the floor
TURNTABLE
Remove all packing materials inside the oven. Install
the roller ring and turntable. Check that the turntable
rotates freely.
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maintenance
REPLACEMENT (REPAIR)
1. With an empty oven, put a cup of diluted lemon juice on the centre of the turntable.
CARE AGAINST AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF DISUSE
2. Heat the oven for 10 minutes at max power.
• 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.
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.
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.
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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02 INSTALLATION / MAINTENANCE
To remove stubborn impurities with bad smells from inside the oven
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.
CLEANING
oven features
CONTROL PANEL
OVEN
1
2
6
3
7
4
8
5
9
10
1. DOOR HANDLE
7. TURNTABLE
2. DOOR
8. COUPLER
3. VENTILATION HOLES
9. ROLLER RING
4. HEATING ELEMENT
10.SAFETY INTERLOCK HOLES
5. LIGHT
11.CONTROL PANEL
6. DOOR LATCHES
11
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
SENSOR COOK BUTTON
AUTO REHEAT/COOK BUTTON
HEALTHY COOKING BUTTON
DOUGH PROOF/YOGURT BUTTON
POWER DEFROST BUTTON
DEODORISATION BUTTON
CONVECTION BUTTON
GRILL BUTTON
9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.
15.
MICROWAVE BUTTON
COMBI BUTTON
TURNTABLE ON/OFF BUTTON
MULTI FUNCTION SELECTOR DIAL
CHILD LOCK BUTTON
STOP/ECO BUTTON
START/+30s BUTTON
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oven use
HOW A MICROWAVE OVEN WORKS
Depending on the model that you have purchased, you are supplied with several
accessories that can be used in a variety of ways.
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
• Reheat
• Cook
1. Roller ring, to be placed in the centre of the oven.
Purpose: The roller ring supports the turntable.
2. Turntable, to be placed on the roller ring with the centre
fitting on to the coupler.
Purpose: The turntable serves as the main cooking
surface; it can be easily removed for cleaning.
Cooking principle.
3. High rack, Low rack, to be placed on the turntable.
Purpose: The metal racks can be used to cook two dishes
at the same time. A small dish may be placed
on the turntable and a second dish on the
rack. The metal racks can be used in grill,
convection and combination cooking.
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)
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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03 OVEN FEATURES / OVEN USE
ACCESSORIES
CHECKING THAT YOUR OVEN IS OPERATING
CORRECTLY
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
page 37.
4. Turn the Multi Function Selector Dial to set the hour.
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 % - 900 W) is
used, the water takes longer to boil.
Open the oven door by pulling the handle on the right side of the door.
Place a glass of water on the turntable. Close the door.
5. Press the Multi Function Selector Dial.
6. Turn the Multi Function Selector Dial to set the minute.
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.
Result:The oven heats the water for 4 or 5 minutes. The
water should then be boiling.
7. When the right time is displayed, press the Multi Function
Selector Dial to start the clock.
Result: The time is displayed whenever you are not
using the microwave oven.
SETTING THE TIME
When power is supplied, “88:88” and then “12:00” is automatically displayed on the
display.
Please set the current time. The time can be displayed in either the 24-hour or 12-hour
notation. You must set the clock:
• When you first install your microwave oven
• After a power failure
COOKING/REHEATING
The following procedure explains how to cook or reheat food.
ALWAYS check your cooking settings before leaving the oven unattended.
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.
Do not forget to reset the clock when you switch to and from summer and winter
time.
1. Press the Multi Function Selector Dial.
1. Press the Microwave button.
Result: The following indications are displayed:
(microwave mode)
2. Turn the Multi Function Selector Dial to set time display
type. (12H or 24H)
2. Turn the Multi Function Selector Dial until the appropriate
power level is displayed.
At that time, press the Multi Function Selector Dial to set
the power level.
3. Press the Multi Function Selector Dial to complete the
setup.
3. Set the cooking time by turning the Multi Function
Selector Dial.
Result: The cooking time is displayed.
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ADJUSTING THE COOKING TIME
You can increase the cooking time by pressing the START/+30s button once for each
30 seconds to be added.
• Check how cooking is progressing at any time simply by opening the door
• Increase the remaining cooking time
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.
POWER LEVELS AND TIME VARIATIONS
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.
Power level
Percentage
Output
HIGH
MEDIUM HIGH
MEDIUM
MEDIUM LOW
DEFROST
LOW
100 %
67 %
50 %
33 %
20 %
11 %
900 W
600 W
450 W
300 W
180 W
100 W
STOPPING THE COOKING
The cooking times given in recipes and in this booklet correspond to the specific power
level indicated.
If you select a...
Then the cooking time must be...
Higher power level
Lower power level
Decreased
Increased
Just turning Multi Function Selector Dial to adjust cooking
time.
• To increase cooking time, turn to right and to decrease
cooking time, turn to left.
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
To stop the cooking...
Then...
Temporarily
Temporarily : Open the door or press the STOP/ECO
button once.
Result: Cooking stops.
To resume cooking, close the door again and press the
START/+30s button.
Completely : Press the STOP/ECO button once.
Result: Cooking stops.
If you wish to cancel the cooking settings, press the
STOP/ECO button again.
Completely
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04 OVEN USE
4. Press the START/+30s button.
Result: The oven light comes on and the turntable starts
rotating. Cooking starts and when it has finished.
• The oven beep and flash “End” 4 times.
The oven will then beep one time per minute.
SETTING THE ENERGY SAVE MODE
The oven has an energy save mode.
• Press the STOP/ECO button.
Result: 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.
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.
If the inside temperature is over the 60 °C, cooling fan will operate for 3 minutes.
You can’t use Sensor Cook button temporarily until oven get cool to a desired
temperature for sensor safe mode.
The following table presents 8 Sensor Cook Programmes. It contains its recommended
weight range per item after cooking and appropriate instructions. In the beginning of the
programme the display shows the sensor period. After this period the cooking time and
power level is calculated automatically and the remaining cooking time will be displayed.
The cooking process is controlled by the sensor system for your convenience.
Use oven gloves while taking out!
Code/Food
USING THE SENSOR COOK FEATURES
Serving size
Instructions
1
Drinks
150-250 g
2
Broccoli Florets
200-500 g
Pour the liquid (room-temperature) into
ceramic cup or mug. Reheat uncovered.
Place in the centre of turntable. Leave them
to stand in the oven. Stir drinks before and
after standing time. Be careful while taking
the cup out (see safety instructions for
liquids). Stand for 1-2 minutes.
Rinse and clean fresh vegetables, such as
broccoli and prepare florets. Put them evenly
into a glass bowl with lid. Add 30-45 ml water
(2-3 tablespoons).
Put bowl in the centre of turntable.
Cook covered. Stir after cooking.
This programme is suitable for broccoli as
well as sliced courgette, egg plant, pumpkin
or pepper. Stand for 1-2 minutes.
The 8 Sensor Cook features include/provide pre-programmed cooking times.
You do not need to set either the cooking times or the power level.
You can adjust the Sensor Cook category by turning the Multi Function Selector Dial.
First, place the food in the centre of the turntable and close the door.
Use only dishes that are microwave-safe.
1. Press the Sensor Cook button.
2. Select the type of food that you are cooking by turning
the Multi Function Selector Dial. Refer to the table
on the following page for a description of the various
pre-programmed settings. At that time, press the Multi
Function Selector Dial to select the type of food.
3. Press the START/+30s button.
Result: Cooking starts. 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.
Use only recipients that are microwave-safe.
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Auto sensor cooking instructions
Code/Food
Serving size
200-500 g
4
Cauliflower
Florets
200-500 g
5
Jacket Potatoes
200-800 g
6
Boiling Pasta
100-300 g
7
Mini Ravioli
200-400 g
8
Chicken Pieces
200-500 g
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The Auto Sensor allows you to cook your food automatically by detecting the amount of
gases generated from the food while cooking.
• When cooking food, many kinds of gases are generated.
The Auto Sensor determines the proper time and power level by detecting these
gases from the food, eliminating the need to set the cooking time and power level.
• When you cover a container with its lid or plastic wrap during Sensor Cooking, the
Auto Sensor will detect the gases generated after the container has been saturated
with steam.
• Shortly before cooking ends, the remaining cooking time will begin its count down.
This will be a good time for you to rotate or stir the food for even cooking if it is
necessary.
• Before auto sensor cooking food may be seasoned with herbs, spices or browning
sauces. A word of caution though, salt or sugar may cause burn spots on food so
these ingredients should be added after cooking.
Rinse and clean fresh vegetables, such as
carrots and cut into round slices evenly. Put
them into a glass bowl with lid. Add 30-45 ml
water (2-3 tablespoons).
Put bowl in the centre of turntable.
Cook covered. Stir after cooking.
This programme is suitable for sliced carrots
as well as cauliflower florets or turnip
cabbage. Stand for 1-2 minutes.
Rinse and clean fresh vegetables, such as
cauliflower florets and prepare florets. Put
them evenly into a glass bowl with lid. Add
30-45 ml water (2-3 tablespoons).
Put bowl in the centre of turntable.
Utensils & Cover for sensor cooking
Cook covered. Stir after cooking.
• To obtain good cooking results with this function, follow the directions for selecting
This programme is suitable for broccoli as
appropriate containers and covers in the charts in this book.
well as sliced courgette, egg plant, pumpkin
•
Always use microwave-safe containers and cover them with their lids or with plastic
or pepper. Stand for 1-2 minutes.
wrap. When using plastic wrap, turn back one corner to allow steam to escape at the
Rinse and clean potatoes, each 200 g.
proper rate.
Brush with olive oil and pierce skin with a
• Always cover with the lid intended for the utensil being used. If the utensil does not
knife. Put in a circle on the turntable. Stand
have its own lid, use plastic wrap.
for 2-3 minutes.
• Fill containers at least half full.
Use a large glass ovenware dish with lid.
Add hot boiling water of 4 times, a pinch
• Foods that require stirring or rotating should be stirred or turned toward the end of
of salt and stir well. Cook uncovered. Stir
the Sensor Cook cycle, after the time has started to count down on the display.
before standing time and drain thoroughly
afterwards. Stand for 1-3 minutes.
Put mini ravioli in a deep ceramic plate.
Put plate in the centre of turntable. Cover
with plastic lid. Stand for 2-3 minutes.
Brush chilled chicken pieces with oil and
spices. Put skin-side down on the low rack.
Turnover, as soon as the oven beeps. Push
start button to continue process. Stand for
2-3 minutes.
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Sliced Carrots
Instructions
Important
USING THE AUTO REHEAT/COOK FEATURES
• After installing the oven and plugging into an electrical outlet, do not unplug the
power cord. The gas sensor needs time to stabilize in order to cook satisfactorily.
• It is not advisable to use the auto sensor cooking feature on a continuous cooking
operation, i.e. one cooking operation immediately after another.
• Install the oven in a well ventilated location for proper cooling and airflow and to
ensure the sensor will operate accurately.
• To avoid poor results, do not use the Auto sensor when the room ambient
temperature is too high or too low.
• Do not use volatile detergent to clean your oven. Gas resulting from this detergent
may affect the sensor.
• Avoid placing the oven near high moisture or gas emitting appliances, since this will
interfere with the proper performance of the Auto Sensor.
• Always keep the inside of the oven clean. Wipe all spills with a damp cloth. This oven
is designed for household use only.
The 5 Auto Reheat/Cook features include/provide pre-programmed cooking times.
You do not need to set either the cooking times or the power level.
You can adjust the size of the serving by turning the Multi Function Selector Dial.
Use only recipients that are microwave-safe.
Open the door. Place the food in the centre of the turntable. Close the door.
1. Press the Auto Reheat/Cook button.
2. Turn the Multi Function Selector Dial to select Cook
category. (Auto Reheat or Auto Cook)
3. Select the Auto Reheat by pressing the Multi Function
Selector Dial.
4. Select the type of food that you are cooking by turning
the Multi Function Selector Dial. Refer to the table
on the following page for a description of the various
pre-programmed settings. At that time, press the Multi
Function Selector Dial to select the type of food.
5. Select the size of the serving by turning the Multi Function
Selector Dial.
6. Press the START/+30s button.
Result: The food is cooked according to the preprogrammed setting selected.
• When cooking has finished, the oven will
beep and flash “End” 4 times. The oven will
then beep one time per minute.
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USING THE HEALTHY COOKING FEATURES
The following table presents quantities and appropriate instructions for auto reheat and
cook.
Use oven gloves when taking out food.
Use only recipients that are microwave-safe.
Open the door. Place the food in the centre of the turntable. Close the door.
Code/Food
Serving size
1-1
Ready Meal (Chilled)
300-350 g
400-450 g
300-350 g
400-450 g
400-450 g
600-650 g
Instructions
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). Stand for 2-3 minutes.
Put frozen pizza on the low rack.
2-1
Roast Chicken
2-2
Muffins
Serving size
Instructions
1100-1150 g
1200-1250 g
Brush chilled chicken with oil and spices.
Put breast-side-down, in the middle of
the low rack. Turnover, as soon as the
oven beeps. Push start button to continue
process. Stand for 5 minutes.
Pour dough into 6-8 paper or silicone
cups for muffins (each 45 g) and set
on low rack. Start programme (oven is
preheating). After beep sounds insert rack
with food.
250-300 g
2. Select the category of food by turning the Multi Function
Selector Dial and press the Multi Function Selector Dial.
1) Grain/Pasta
2) Vegetables
3) Poultry/Fish
3. Select the type of food that you are cooking by turning
the Multi Function Selector Dial. Refer to the table
on the following page for a description of the various
pre-programmed settings. At that time, press the Multi
Function Selector Dial to select the type of food.
Put frozen lasagne into a suitable sized
ovenproof dish. Put dish on low rack.
Stand for 3-4 minutes.
2. Auto Cook
Code/Food
1. Press the Healthy Cooking button.
4. Select the size of the serving by turning the Multi Function
Selector Dial.
5. Press the START/+30s button.
Result: The food is cooked according to the preprogrammed setting selected.
• When cooking has finished, the oven will
beep and flash “End” 4 times. The oven will
then beep one time per minute.
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1. Auto Reheat
1-2
Frozen Pizza
1-3
Frozen Lasagne
The 15 Healthy Cooking features provide pre-programmed cooking times.
You do not need to set either the cooking times or the power level.
You can adjust the size of the serving by turning the Multi Function Selector Dial.
The following table presents quantities and appropriate Instructions about 15 Healthy
Cooking Programmes. This is composed of Grain/Pasta(1), Vegetables(2) and Poultry/
Fish(3).
Use oven gloves when taking out food.
1. Grain/Pasta
Code/Food
Serving size
Instructions
150-200 g
200-250 g
Use a large glass ovenware dish with lid. Add
cold water of double quantity. 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
cold water of double quantity. Cook covered.
Stir before standing time and add salt and
herbs. Stand for 1-3 minutes.
Use a large glass ovenware dish with lid.
Add hot boiling water of 4 times, a pinch
of salt and stir well. Cook uncovered. Stir
before standing time and drain thoroughly
afterwards. Stand for 1-3 minutes.
1-1
Brown Rice
1-2
Quinoa
1-3
Macaroni
150-200 g
200-250 g
100-150 g
200-250 g
2. Vegetables
Serving size
Instructions
2-1
Green Beans
Code/Food
200-250 g
300-350 g
2-2
Spinach
100-150 g
200-250 g
2-3
Peeled Potatoes
300-350 g
400-450 g
500-550 g
2-4
Potatoes Gratin
400-450 g
800-850 g
2-5
Grilled Eggplants
100-150 g
200-250 g
2-6
Grilled Tomatoes
400-450 g
600-650 g
Rinse and clean green beans. Put them
evenly into a glass bowl with lid. Add 30 ml
(2 tablespoons) water when cooking for 200250 g and add 45 ml (3 tablespoons) for 300450 g. Put bowl in the centre of turntable.
Cook covered. Stir after cooking. Stand for
1-2 minutes.
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.
Wash and peel potatoes, cut into halves and
put into a glass bowl with lid. Add 15-30 ml
of water (1-2 tablespoons). Stir after cooking.
When cooking higher quantities stir once
during cooking. Stand for 3-5 minutes.
Put the fresh potato gratin into a glass pyrex
dish. Put the dish on the low rack. Stand for
2-3 minutes.
Rinse and slice eggplants. Brush with oil and
spices. Put slices evenly on the high rack.
Turnover after beep sounds. Press start to
continue (The oven keeps operating if you do
not turnover). Stand for 1-2 minutes.
Rinse and clean tomatoes. Cut them into
halves and put in an ovenware dish. Add
grated cheese on top. Put dish on the high
rack. Stand for 1-2 minutes.
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USING THE DOUGH PROOF/YOGURT FEATURES
3. Poultry/Fish
Serving size
Instructions
3-1
Chicken Breasts
300-350 g
400-450 g
3-2
Turkey Breasts
300-350 g
400-450 g
3-3
Grilled Chicken
Breasts
3-4
Grilled Fish Fillets
300-350 g
400-450 g
Rinse chicken breast and put on a ceramic
plate. Cover with microwave cling film and
pierce film. Put dish on the turntable. Stand
for 2 minutes.
Rinse turkey breast and put on deep glass
ovenware dish. Cover with microwave cling
film and pierce film. Put dish on the turntable.
Stand for 2 minutes.
Rinse chicken breast, marinate and put them
on the high rack. Turnover as soon as the
beep sounds. Stand for 2 minutes.
3-5
Grilled Salmon
Steaks
3-6
Roast Fish
200-250 g
300-350 g
200-300 g
400-500 g
200-300 g
400-500 g
The 5 Dough Proof/Yogurt features include/provide pre-programmed cooking times.
You do not need to set either the cooking times or the power level. You can adjust the
dough proof/yogurt category by turning the Multi Function Selector Dial after press
the Dough Proof/Yogurt button.
First, place the food in the centre of the turntable and close the door.
Put fish fillets evenly on the high rack.
Turnover as soon as the beep sounds. Stand
for 1-2 minutes.
Put fish steaks evenly on the high rack.
Turnover as soon as the beep sounds. Stand
for 2 minutes.
Brush skin of whole fish (trout or gilthead)
with oil and add herbs and spices. Put fish
side by side, head to tail on the high rack.
Turnover as soon as the beep sounds. Stand
for 3 minutes.
1. Press the Dough Proof/Yogurt button.
2. Select the Dough Proof or Yogurt and press the Multi
Function Selector Dial.
1) Dough proof
2) Yogurt
3. Select the type of food that you are cooking by turning the
Multi Function Selector Dial. You have to choose the
number that you want to use for cooking by turning the
Multi Function Selector Dial.
Refer to the table on the following page for a description of
the various pre-programmed settings. At that time, press the
Multi Function Selector Dial to select the type of food.
4. Press the START/+30s button.
Turntable is not operating during yogurt cooking.
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Code/Food
USING THE POWER DEFROST FEATURES
The following table presents how to use the auto programmes for rising yeast dough or
homemade yogurt.
1. Dough Proof
Code/Food
Serving size
1-1
Pizza Dough
1-2
Cake Dough
1-3
Bread Dough
The Power Defrost features enable you to defrost meat, poultry, fish, bread, cake
and fruit. The defrost time and power level are set automatically. You simply select the
programme and the weight.
Use only containers that are microwave-safe.
Instructions
300-500 g
Put dough in suitable sized bowl and set on
the low rack. Cover with aluminium foil.
500-800 g
Put dough in suitable sized bowl and set on
the low rack. Cover with aluminium foil.
600-900 g
Put dough in suitable sized bowl and set on
the low rack. Cover with aluminium foil.
Open the door. Place the frozen food on a ceramic in the centre of the turntable. Close
the door.
2. Homemade Yogurt
Code/Food
Serving size
Instructions
500 g
Distribute 150 g natural yogurt into 5 ceramic
cups or small glass jars evenly (30 g each).
Add 100 ml milk into each cup. Use long-life
milk (room-temperature; 3,5 % fat). Cover
each with cling film and set in a circle on
turntable. After finish, keep 6 hours in a
refrigerator.
For the first time we recommend to use dried
yoghurt bacteria ferment.
Mix 150 g natural yogurt with 500 ml long-life
milk (room-temperature; 3,5 % fat). Pour
evenly into large glass bowl. Cover with cling
film and set on turntable. After finish, keep 6
hours in a refrigerator.
For the first time we recommend to use dried
yoghurt bacteria ferment.
2-1
Small Cups
2-2
Large Bowl
500 g
1. Press the Power Defrost button.
2. Select the type of food that you are cooking by turning
the Multi Function Selector Dial. Refer to the table
on the following page for a description of the various
pre-programmed settings. At that time, press the Multi
Function Selector Dial to select the type of food.
3. Select the size of the serving by turning the Multi Function
Selector Dial.
4. Press the START/+30s button.
Result:
• 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.
Result: When cooking has finished, the oven will beep
and flash “End” 4 times. The oven will then beep
one time per minute.
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USING THE DEODORISATION FEATURES
The following table presents the various Power Defrost programmes, quantities and
appropriate instructions. Remove all kind of package material before defrosting.
Place meat, poultry and fish on a flat glass plate or on a ceramic plate, arrange bread/
cake and fruit on kitchen paper.
1
Meat
2
Poultry
Serving size
Instructions
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 20-90 minutes.
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 20-90 minutes.
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 20-80 minutes.
200-1500 g
3
Fish
200-1500 g
4
Bread/Cake
125-1000 g
5
Fruit
100-600 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. (Oven keeps operating
and is stopped, when you open the door.)
This programme is suitable for all kinds of bread,
sliced or whole, as well as for bread rolls and
baguettes. Arrange bread rolls in a circle.
This programme is suitable for all kinds of yeast
cake, biscuit, cheese cake and puff pastry. It is not
suitable for short/crust pastry, fruit and cream cakes
as well as for cake with chocolate topping. Stand for
10-60 minutes.
Spread fruits evenly into a flat glass dish.
This programme is suitable for all kind of fruits.
Stand for 5-20 minutes.
Press the Deodorisation button after you have finished
cleaning. As soon as you press the Deodorisation button, the
operation will start automatically. When it has finished, the oven
beeps four times.
The deodorisation time has been specified as 5 minutes. It increases by 30 seconds
whenever the START/+30s button is pressed.
The maximum deodorisation time is 15 minutes.
CONVECTION
The convection mode enables you to cook food in the same way as in a traditional oven.
The microwave mode is not used. You can set the temperature, as required, in a range
varying from 40 °C to 200 °C. The maximum cooking time is 60 minutes.
• Always use oven gloves when touching the recipients in the oven, as they will be
very hot.
• You can get better cooking and browning, if you use the low rack.
Check that the heating element is in the horizontal position. Open the door and place the
recipient on the low rack and set on turntable.
1. Press the Convection button.
Result: The following indications are displayed:
180 °C
(convection mode)
(temperature)
2. Set the temperature by turning the Multi Function
Selector Dial.
(Temperature : 40~200 °C, 10 °C interval)
3. Press the Multi Function Selector Dial.
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Code/Food
Use this feature after cooking odorous food or when there is a lot of smoke in the oven
interior.
First clean the oven interior.
CHOOSING THE ACCESSORIES
4. Set the cooking time by turning the Multi Function
Selector Dial.
(If you want to preheat the oven, select “ : 0”)
Traditional convection cooking does require cookware. You
should, however, use only cookware that you would use in your
normal oven.
5. Press the START/+30s button.
Result: Cooking starts:
• When cooking has finished, the oven will
beep and flash “End” 4 times. The oven will
then beep one time per minute.
Microwave-safe containers are not usually suitable for
convection cooking; don’t use plastic containers, dishes, paper
cups, towels, etc.
GRILLING
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 place the food on the rack.
2. Press the Grill button.
Result: The following indications are displayed:
(grill mode)
• You cannot set the temperature of the grill.
If you wish to select a combined cooking mode (microwave and grill or convection), use
only recipients that are microwave-safe and oven-proof.
For further details on suitable cookware and utensils, refer to the Cookware Guide
on page 27.
COMBINING MICROWAVES AND GRILL
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.
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.
3. Set the grilling time by turning the Multi Function Selector
Dial.
• The maximum grilling time is 60 minutes.
4. Press the START/+30s button.
Result: Grilling starts.
• When cooking has finished, the oven will
beep and flash “End” 4 times. The oven will
then beep one time per minute.
1. Press the Combi button.
Result: The following indications are displayed:
Cb-1
(Microwave + Grill)
2. Make the display indicating Cb-1, and then press the Multi
Function Selector Dial.
Result: The following indications are displayed:
600 W
(microwave & grill combi mode)
(output power)
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COMBINING MICROWAVES AND CONVECTION
4. Set the cooking time by turning the Multi Function
Selector Dial.
• The maximum cooking time is 60 minutes.
5. Press the START/+30s button.
Result:
• Combination cooking starts.
• When cooking has finished, the oven will
beep and flash “End” 4 times. The oven will
then beep one time per minute.
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 get better cooking and browning, if you use the low rack.
Open the door. Place the food on the turntable or on the low rack which should then be
placed on the turntable. Close the door. The heating element must be in the horizontal
position.
1. Press the Combi button.
Result: The following indications are displayed:
Cb-1
(Microwave + Grill)
2. Make the display indicating Cb-2 (Microwave + Convection)
by turning the Multi Function Selector Dial, and then
press the Multi Function Selector Dial.
3. Select the appropriate power level by turning the Multi
Function Selector Dial until the corresponding output
power is displayed (600, 450, 300, 180, 100 W). At that
time, press the Multi Function Selector Dial to set the
power level.
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Combination cooking uses both microwave energy and convection heating. No
preheating is required as the microwave energy is immediately available.
Many foods can be cooked in combination mode, particularly:
• Roast meats and poultry
• Pies and cakes
• Egg and cheese dishes
3. Select the appropriate power level by turning the Multi
Function Selector Dial until the corresponding output
power is displayed (600, 450, 300 W). At that time, press
the Multi Function Selector Dial to set the power level.
• You cannot set the temperature of the grill.
USING THE CHILD LOCK FEATURES
4. Select the appropriate temperature by turning the Multi
Function Selector Dial (Temperature : 200~40 °C). At that
time, press the Multi Function Selector Dial to set the
power level.
Result: The following indications are displayed:
600 W
180 °C
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 Child Lock button for 3 second.
Result:
• The oven is locked (no functions can be
selected).
• The display shows “L”.
(microwave & convection combi
mode)
(output power)
(temperature)
5. Set the cooking time by turning the Multi Function
Selector Dial.
• The maximum cooking time is 60 minutes.
2. To unlock the oven, press the Child Lock button for
3 second.
Result: The oven can be used normally.
6. Press the START/+30s button.
Result:
• Combination cooking starts.
• The oven is heated to the required
temperature and then microwave cooking
continues until the cooking time is over.
• When cooking has finished, the oven will
beep and flash “End” 4 times. The oven will
then beep one time per minute.
USING THE TURNTABLE ON/OFF FEATURES
The Turntable On/Off button enables you to use large dishes which fill the whole oven
by stopping the turntable from rotating (only manual cooking mode).
The results will be less satisfactory in this case as the cooking is less even. We
recommend that you turn the dish by hand halfway through the cooking process.
WARNING
SWITCHING THE BEEPER OFF
Never operate the turntable without food in the oven.
Reason: This may cause fire or damage to the unit.
1. Press the Turntable On/Off button.
Result: The turntable will not rotate.
You can switch the beeper off whenever you want.
1. Press the START/+30s and STOP/ECO button at the same
time.
Result: The oven does not beep to indicate the end of a
function.
2. To switch the beeper back on, press the START/+30s and
STOP/ECO button again at the same time.
Result: The oven operates normally.
2. To switch the turntable rotating back on, press the
Turntable On/Off button again.
Result: The turntable will rotate.
This Turntable On/Off button is available only during cooking.
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cookware guide
Cookware
Aluminum foil
Microwavesafe
✓✗
Crust plate
China and
earthenware
✓
✓
Disposable
polyester cardboard
dishes
Fast-food packaging
✓
• Polystyrene cups
containers
• Paper bags or
newspaper
• Recycled paper or
metal trims
✓
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.
Do not preheat for more than 8 minutes.
Porcelain, pottery, glazed earthenware
and bone china are usually suitable,
unless decorated with a metal trim.
Some frozen foods are packaged in these
dishes.
✗
Can be used to warm food. Overheating
may cause the polystyrene to melt.
May catch fire.
✗
May cause arcing.
Cookware
Microwavesafe
Comments
Glassware
• Oven-to-tableware
✓
Can be used, unless decorated with a
metal trim.
• Fine glassware
✓
• Glass jars
✓
Can be used to warm foods or liquids.
Delicate glass may break or crack if
heated suddenly.
Must remove the lid. Suitable for warming
only.
Metal
• Dishes
✗
• Freezer bag twist
ties
✗
May cause arcing or fire.
Paper
• Plates, cups,
napkins and kitchen
paper
• Recycled paper
✓
For short cooking times and warming.
Also to absorb excess moisture.
✗
May cause arcing.
• Containers
✓
• Cling film
✓
Particularly if heat-resistant thermoplastic.
Some other plastics may warp or
discolour at high temperatures. Do not
use Melamine plastic.
Can be used to retain moisture. Should
not touch the food. Take care when
removing the film as hot steam will
escape.
Only if boilable or oven-proof. Should not
be airtight. Prick with a fork, if necessary.
Can be used to retain moisture and
prevent spattering.
Plastic
• Freezer bags
Wax or grease-proof
paper
✓
: Recommended
✓✗
✓
✓✗
: Use caution
✗
: Unsafe
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05 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.
cooking guide
Cooking Guide for frozen vegetables
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.
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
COOKING
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.
Broccoli
Peas
Green Beans
Serving size
Power
Time (min.)
150 g
600 W
5-6
Instructions
Add 15 ml (1 tbsp) cold water. Serve after 2-3 minutes standing.
300 g
600 W
8-9
Instructions
Add 30 ml (2 tbsp) cold water. Serve after 2-3 minutes standing.
300 g
600 W
7-8
Instructions
Add 15 ml (1 tbsp) cold water. Serve after 2-3 minutes standing.
300 g
600 W
7½-8½
Instructions
Add 30 ml (2 tbsp) cold water. Serve after 2-3 minutes standing.
300 g
600 W
7-8
Instructions
Add 15 ml (1 tbsp) cold water. Serve after 2-3 minutes standing.
Mixed
Vegetables
(Carrots/Peas/
Corn)
300 g
600 W
7½-8½
Mixed
Vegetables
Instructions
(Chinese style) Add 15 ml (1 tbsp) cold water. Serve after 2-3 minutes standing.
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Cooking Guide for fresh vegetables
Food
Broccoli
Brussels
Sprouts
Carrots
Cauliflower
Courgettes
Egg plants
Serving size
Power
Food
Leeks
Mushrooms
Time (min.)
250 g
900 W
4½-5
500 g
7-8
Instructions
Prepare even sized florets. Arrange the stems to the centre. Serve
after 3 minutes standing.
250 g
900 W
6-6½
Instructions
Add 60-75 ml (5-6 tbsp) water. Serve after 3 minutes standing.
250 g
900 W
4½-5
Instructions
Cut carrots into even sized slices. Serve after 3 minutes standing.
250 g
900 W
5-5½
500 g
7½-8½
Instructions
Prepare even sized florets. Cut big florets into halves. Arrange
stems to the centre. Serve after 3 minutes standing.
250 g
900 W
4-4½
Instructions
Cut courgettes into slices. Add 30 ml (2 tbsp) water or a knob of
butter. Cook until just tender. Serve after 3 minutes standing.
250 g
900 W
3½-4
Instructions
Cut egg plants into small slices and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon
lemon juice. Serve after 3 minutes standing.
Onions
Pepper
Potatoes
Turnip
Cabbage
Serving size
Power
Time (min.)
250 g
900 W
4-4½
Instructions
Cut leeks into thick slices. Serve after 3 minutes standing.
125 g
900 W
1½-2
250 g
2½-3
Instructions
Prepare small whole or sliced mushrooms. Do not add any water.
Sprinkle with lemon juice. Spice with salt and pepper. Drain before
serving. Serve after 3 minutes standing.
250 g
900 W
5-5½
Instructions
Cut onions into slices or halves. Add only 15 ml (1 tbsp) water.
Serve after 3 minutes standing.
250 g
900 W
4½-5
Instructions
Cut pepper into small slices.
250 g
900 W
4-5
500 g
7-8
Instructions
Weigh the peeled potatoes and cut them into similar sized halves
or quarters. Serve after 3 minutes standing.
250 g
900 W
5½-6
Instructions
Cut turnip cabbage into small cubes. Serve after 3 minutes
standing.
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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.
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 Rice
(Rice + Wild
rice)
Mixed Corn
(Rice + Grain)
Pasta
Instant Noodle
Serving size
Power
Time (min.)
250 g
900 W
15-16
375 g
17½-18½
Instructions
Add cold water of double quantity. Serve after 5 minutes standing.
250 g
900 W
20-21
375 g
22-23
Instructions
Add cold water of double quantity. Serve after 5 minutes standing.
250 g
900 W
16-17
Instructions
Add 500 ml cold water. Serve after 5 minutes standing.
250 g
900 W
17-18
Instructions
Add 400 ml cold water. Serve after 5 minutes standing.
250 g
900 W
10-11
Instructions
Add 1000 ml hot water. Serve after 5 minutes standing.
1 Small pack (80 g)
900 W
7-7½
1 Big pack (120 g)
9-9½
Instructions
Use a glass pyrex bowl. Put the noodle and add room temperature
350 ml water in bowl. Cook covered with wrap and pierce at several
times. After cooking, drain water and mix instant noodle spices.
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.
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 900 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.
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.
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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)
Stew (Chilled)
Pasta with
Sauce (Chilled)
Power
Food
Time (min.)
150 ml (1 cup)
900 W
1-1½
300 ml (2 cups)
2-2½
450 ml (3 cups)
3-3½
600 ml (4 cups)
3½-4
Instructions
Pour into cups and reheat uncovered: 1 cup in the centre, 2 cups
opposite of each other, 3 cups in a circle. Keep in microwave
oven during standing time and stir well. Serve after 1-2 minutes
standing.
250 g
900 W
2½-3
350 g
3-3½
450 g
3½-4
550 g
4½-5
Instructions
Pour into a deep ceramic plate or deep ceramic bowl. Cover with
plastic lid. Stir well after reheating. Stir again before serving.
Serve after 2-3 minutes standing.
350 g
600 W
4½-5½
Instructions
Put stew in a deep ceramic plate. Cover with plastic lid. Stir
occasionally during reheating and again before standing and
serving. Serve after 2-3 minutes standing.
350 g
600 W
3½-4½
Instructions
Put pasta (e.g. spaghetti or egg noodles) on a flat ceramic plate.
Cover with microwave cling film. Stir before serving.
Serve after 3 minutes standing.
Serving size
Power
Time (min.)
Filled Pasta
with Sauce
(Chilled)
350 g
600 W
4-5
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. Serve after 3 minutes standing.
350 g
600 W
4½-5
Plated Meal
450 g
5½-6½
(Chilled)
Instructions
Plate a meal of 2-3 chilled components on a ceramic dish. Cover
with microwave cling-film. Serve after 3 minutes standing.
400 g
600 W
6-7
Cheese Fondue
Ready-To-Serve Instructions
(Chilled)
Put the ready-to-serve cheese fondue in a suitable sized glass
pyrex bowl with lid. Stir occasionally during and after reheating.
Stir well before serving. Serve after 1-2 minutes standing.
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Soup (Chilled)
Serving size
REHEATING BABY FOOD
DEFROSTING
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.
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.
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.
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)
Baby Milk
Serving size
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.
Serve after 2-3 minutes standing.
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.
Serve after 2-3 minutes standing.
100 ml
300 W
30-40 sec.
200 ml
1 min. to 1 min.
10 sec.
Instructions
Stir or shake well and pour into a sterilized glass bottle. Place into
the centre of turntable. Cook uncovered. Before serving, shake
well and check the temperature carefully. Serve after 2-3 minutes
standing.
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:
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.
Food
Meat
Minced Meat
Pork Steaks
Serving size
Power
Time (min.)
250 g
500 g
180 W
6-7
8-13
250 g
180 W
7-8
Instructions
Place the meat on turntable. Shield thinner edges with
aluminium foil. Turn over after half of defrosting time!
Serve after 15-30 minutes standing.
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GRILL
Food
Poultry
Chicken Pieces
Fruits
Berries
500 g (2 pcs)
180 W
14-15
200 g
180 W
6-7
400 g
180 W
11-13
Instructions
Put frozen fish in the middle of a flat ceramic plate. Arrange
the thinner parts under the thicker parts. Shield narrow ends
of fillets and tail of whole fish with aluminium foil. Turn over
after half of defrosting time!
Serve after 10-25 minutes standing.
300 g
180 W
6-7
Instructions
Spread fruit on a flat, round glass dish (with a large diameter).
Serve after 5-10 minutes standing.
Bread
Bread Rolls
(Each ca. 50 g)
Toast/Sandwich
Time (min.)
1200 g
180 W
32-34
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!
Serve after 15-60 minutes standing.
Fish
Fish Fillets
Whole Fish
Power
2 pcs
4 pcs
180 W
1-1½
2½-3
250 g
180 W
4-4½
Instructions
Arrange rolls in a circle or bread horizontally on kitchen paper
in the middle of turntable. Turn over after half of defrosting
time! Serve after 5-20 minutes standing.
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:
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.
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.
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, the food should be placed
on the high rack, unless another instruction is recommended. Please refer to the
instructions in the following chart.
The food must be turned over, if it is to be browned on both sides.
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Whole Chicken
Serving size
Grill Guide for Fresh Food
Preheat the grill with the grill-function for 2-3 minutes.
Use the power levels and times in this table as guide lines for grilling.
Use oven gloves when taking out.
Fresh Food
Toast Slices
Grilled
Tomatoes
TomatoCheese Toast
Toast Hawaii
(Ham,
Pineapple,
Cheese Slices)
Baked
Potatoes
Gratin
Potatoes/
Vegetables
(Chilled)
Serving size
Power
1 step (min.)
Fresh Food
Baked Apples
2 step (min.)
4 pcs
Grill only
3-4
2-3
(each 25 g)
Instructions
Put toast slices side by side on the high rack.
400 g (2 pcs) 300 W + Grill
5-6
Instructions
Cut tomatoes into halves. Put some cheese on top. Arrange in a
circle in a flat glass pyrex dish. Place it on the high rack. Stand for
2-3 minutes.
4 pcs (300 g) 300 W + Grill
4-5
Instructions
Toast the bread slices first. Put the toast with topping on the high
rack. Stand for 2-3 minutes.
4 pcs (500 g) 300 W + Grill
5-6
Instructions
Toast the bread slices first. Put the toast with topping on the high
rack. Stand for 2-3 minutes.
500 g
600 W + Grill
7-8
Instructions
Cut potatoes into halves. Put them in a circle on the high rack with
the cut side to the grill.
450 g
450 W + Grill
9-11
Instructions
Put the fresh gratin into a small glass pyrex dish. Put the dish on
the high rack. After cooking stand for 2-3 minutes.
Chicken Pieces
Roast Chicken
Roast Fish
Plantain
Yam
Serving size
Power
1 step (min.)
2 step (min.)
2 apples
300 W + Grill
7-8
(ca. 400 g)
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 low rack.
500 g (2 pcs) 300 W + Grill
8-10
6-8
Instructions
Brush chicken pieces with oil and spices. Put them in a circle on
the high rack. After grilling stand for 2-3 minutes.
1200 g
450 W + Grill
18-19
17
Instructions
Brush the chicken oil and spices. Put the chicken on the low rack.
After grilling stand for 5 minutes.
400-500 g
300 W + Grill
5-7
5½-6½
Instructions
Brush skin of whole fish with oil and add herbs and spices. Put
two fishes side by side (head to tail) on the high rack. After grilling
stand for 2-3 minutes.
1 ea (200 g)
450 W + Grill
8½-9
Instructions
Peel and slice plantain 1 cm thick. Put on the crusty plate with
high rack. Brush all sides with oil. If plantain becomes soft, reduce
time 1~2 minute soft type. Stand for 1-2 minutes.
200 g
600 W + Grill
9-9½
Instructions
Peel and slice yam 1.5 cm thick and put on the crusty plate and
brush all sides with oil. Put it on the high rack and cook.
Stand for 1-2 minutes.
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CONVECTION
Convection Guide for fresh and frozen food
Cooking with convection is the traditional and well known method of cooking food in a
traditional oven with hot air.
The heating element and the fan position is at the back-wall, so that the hot air is
circulating. This mode is supported by the top heating element.
Preheat the convection with the auto pre-heat function to the desired temperature. Use
the power levels and times in this table as guide lines for convection cooking. Use oven
gloves when taking out.
Food suitable for convection cooking:
All biscuits, individual scones, rolls and cakes should be made by this mode as well as
rich fruit cakes, choux pastry and soufflés.
PIZZA
Frozen Pizza
(Ready baked)
PASTA
Frozen Lasagne
300 g
1 step 300 W + 200 °C
2 step Grill
1 step
(min.)
2 step
(min.)
11-12
2-3
400 g
1 step 450 W + 200 °C
2 step Convt. 200 °C
15-16
5-6
Instructions
Put into a suitable sized glass pyrex dish or leave in the original
packaging (take care that this is suitable for microwaves and oven
heat). Put frozen pasta gratin on the low rack. After cooking stand
for 2-3 minutes.
Cookware for cooking with microwaves + convection:
Should be able to let the microwaves pass through. Should be ovenproof (like glass,
pottery or china without metal trims); similar to the cookware described under Microwave
+ Grill.
Food suitable for Microwave + Convection cooking:
All kinds of meats and poultry as well as casseroles and gratin dishes, sponge cakes and
light fruit cakes, pies and crumbles, roast vegetables, scones and breads.
Power
Instructions
Place the pizza on the low rack.
After baking stand for 2-3 minutes.
MICROWAVE + CONVECTION
This mode combines the microwave energy with the hot air and is therefore reducing the
cooking time while giving the food a brown and crispy surface.
Cooking with convection is the traditional and well known method of cooking food in an
oven with hot air circulated by a fan on the back-wall.
Serving size
MEAT
Roast Beef/
Roast Lamb
(Medium)
Roast Chicken
1200-1300 g
600 W + 180 °C
20-23
10-13
Instructions
Brush beef/ lamb with oil and spice it with pepper, salt and
paprika. Put it on the low rack, first with the fat side down. After
cooking wrap in aluminium foil and stand for 10-15 minutes.
1000-1100 g
450 W + 200 °C
20-22
20
Instructions
Brush chicken with oil and spices. Put chicken first breast side
down, second side breast side up on the low rack. Stand for
5 minutes.
(continued)
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Fresh Food
Cookware for convection cooking:
All conventional ovenproof cookware, baking tins and sheets – anything you would
normally use in a traditional convection oven – can be used.
TIPS AND TRICKS
Fresh Food
BREAD
Fresh Bread
Rolls
Garlic Bread
(Chilled,
Prebaked)
CAKE
Marble Cake
(Fresh Dough)
Small Cakes
(Fresh Dough)
Cookies
(Fresh Dough)
Frozen Cake
Serving size
Power
1 step
(min.)
2 step
(min.)
6 pcs (350 g)
100 W + 180 °C
8-10
Instructions
Put bread rolls in a circle on the low rack. Stand for 2-3 minutes.
200 g (1 pc)
180 W + 200 °C
8-10
Instructions
Put the chilled baguette on baking paper on the low rack. After
baking stand for 2-3 minutes.
500 g
Only 180 °C
38-43
Instructions
Put the fresh dough in a small rectangular black metal baking dish
(length 25 cm). Put the cake on the low rack. After baking stand
for 5-10 minutes.
10 x 28 g
Only 160 °C
26-28
Instructions
Fill the fresh dough evenly in paper cups and set on baking tray
on the low rack.
After baking stand for 5 minutes.
200-250 g
Only 200 °C
15-20
Instructions
Put the chilled croissants on baking paper on the low rack.
1000 g
180 W + 180 °C
18-20
Instructions
Put the frozen cake directly on the low rack. After defrost and
warming stand for 15-20 minutes.
MELTING BUTTER
Put 50 g butter into a small deep glass dish. Cover with plastic lid.
Heat for 30-40 seconds using 900 W, until butter is melted.
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!
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.
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 900 W, until glaze/icing is
transparent. Stir twice during cooking.
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 900 W.
Stir several times during cooking. Empty directly into small jam glasses with twist-off lids.
Stand on lid for 5 minutes.
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 900 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 error code
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?
TROUBLESHOOTING
If you have any of the problems listed below try the solutions given.
If the above guidelines do not enable you to solve the problem, then contact your
local SAMSUNG customer service centre.
Please have the following information read;
The oven does not start when you press the START/+30s button.
• Is the door completely closed?
The food is not cooked at all.
• Have you set the timer correctly and/or pressed the START/+30s button?
• Is the door closed?
• Have you overloaded the electric circuit and caused a fuse to blow or a breaker to be
triggered?
The food is either overcooked or undercooked.
• Was the appropriate cooking length set for the type of food?
• Was an appropriate power level chosen?
The light bulb is not working.
• The Light bulb should not be replaced in person for safety reasons. Please contact
nearest authorised Samsung customer care centre to arrange for a qualified engineer
to replace the bulb.
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.
• The model and serial numbers, normally printed on the rear of the oven
• Your warranty details
• A clear description of the problem
Then contact your local dealer or SAMSUNG aftersales service.
ERROR CODE
“SE” message indicates.
• Clean the keys and check if there is water on the surface around key. Turn off the
microwave oven and try setting again. If it occurs again, call your local SAMSUNG
Customer Care Centre.
“E-12” message indicates.
• The “E-12” message is Gas Sensor Short. This error may occur because of the high
humidity in the cavity when you operate the microwave oven once again shortly
after the previous operation of microwave oven for some food is finished. In this
case, because there is a possibility that the Gas Sensor is not out of order turn off
the microwave oven and try setting again. If this error occurs again, call your local
SAMSUNG Customer Care Centre.
“E-24” message indicates.
• Before the microwave can overheat, the “E-24” message appears on the display. If
the “E-24” message appears, press the Stop/Eco key to utilize the initialization mode.
After the oven cools, try operating the oven. If the “E-24” message appears again,
contact your local Samsung Customer Care Centre.
For any codes not listed above, or if the suggested solution does not solve the
problem, contact your local SAMSUNG Customer Care Centre.
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07 TROUBLESHOOTING
Smoke and bad smell when initial operating.
• It’s a temporary condition by new component heating. Smoke and smell will
disappear completely after 10 minutes operation.
To remove smell more quickly, please operate microwave oven with putting lemon
formation or lemon juice in the cabinet.
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.
technical specifications
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
Power source
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MC28H5125**
230 V ~ 50 Hz AC
Power consumption
Maximum power
2900 W
Microwave
1400 W
Grill (heating element)
1500 W
Convection (heating element)
Max. 2100 W
Output power
100 W / 900 W - 6 levels (IEC-705)
- 240 V : 900 W
- 230 V : 850 W
Operating frequency
2450 MHz
Dimensions (W x D x H)
Outside
517 x 475.6 x 310 mm
Oven cavity
358 x 327 x 235.5 mm
Volume
1.0 Cubic feet
Weight
Net
17.8 kg approx.
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08 TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
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QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS?
COUNTRY
CALL
OR VISIT US ONLINE AT
AUSTRIA
0800-SAMSUNG (0800-7267864)
[Only for KNOX customers] 0800 400848
[Only for Premium HA] 0800-366661
[Only for Dealers] 0810-112233
www.samsung.com/at/support
BELGIUM
02-201-24-18
www.samsung.com/be/support (Dutch)
www.samsung.com/be_fr/support (French)
DENMARK
707 019 70
www.samsung.com/dk/support
FINLAND
030-6227 515
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FRANCE
01 48 63 00 00
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GERMANY
06196 77 555 77
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ITALIA
800-SAMSUNG (800.7267864)
www.samsung.com/it/support
CYPRUS
8009 4000 only from landline, toll free
GREECE
80111-SAMSUNG (80111 726 7864) only from land line
(+30) 210 6897691 from mobile and land line
www.samsung.com/gr/support
LUXEMBURG
261 03 710
www.samsung.com/be_fr/support
NETHERLANDS
088 90 90 100
www.samsung.com/nl/support
NORWAY
815 56480
www.samsung.com/no/support
PORTUGAL
808 207 267
www.samsung.com/pt/support
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SPAIN
0034902172678
SWEDEN
0771 726 786
www.samsung.com/se/support
SWITZERLAND
0800 726 78 64 (0800-SAMSUNG)
www.samsung.com/ch/support (German)
www.samsung.com/ch_fr/support (French)
UK
0330 SAMSUNG (7267864)
www.samsung.com/uk/support
IRELAND (EIRE)
0818 717100
www.samsung.com/ie/support
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