Mr. Coffee | SRX20 | Operating instructions | Mr. Coffee SRX20 Operating instructions

OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS FOR
"MR. COFFEE”, SR. SERIES
COFFEEMAKER
MODEL SRX20
Featuring...
l Two Hour Automatic Shutoff
l On/Off Indicator Light
0 Automatic Pause ‘N Serve drip stop valve
0 24 Hour Digital Clock Timer
l 12 cup capacity
FOR HOUSEHOLD USE ONLY
IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS
When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should
always be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock. and/
or injury to persons, including the following:
1. Read all instructions before using the machine.
2. Do not touch hot surfaces. Use handles or knobs.
3. To protect against electric shock do not immerse cord, plugs,
or machine in water or other liquid.
4. Close supervision is necessary when any appliance is used
by or near children.
5. Turn control switch OFF and unplug from outlet when not
in use and before cleaning. Allow to cool before putting on
or taking off parts, and before cleaning.
6. Do not operate any appliance with a damaged cord or plug
or after the appliance malfunctions, or has been damaged in
any manner. Return this appliance only to the nearest
authorized service center for repair.
7. The use of accessory attachments not recommended by MR.
COFFEE, inc. may cause hazards or injuries.
8. Do not use outdoors.
9. Do not let cord hang over edge of table or counter, or touch
hot surfaces.
10. Do not place this appliance on or near a hot gas or electric
burner or in a heated oven.
11. To disconnect, turn any control to “off”, then remove plug
from wall outlet.
12. Do not use appliance for other than intended use.
13. Use on a hard, flat level surface only. to avoid interruption
of air flow underneath the appliance.
14. Decanter Use and Care
Breakage may occur if the following instructions are not followed:
a. This decanter is designed for use with your Mr. Coffee
coffeemaker and therefore must never be used on a range
top.
b. Do not set a hot decanter on a wet or cold surface
c. Do not use a cracked decanter or a decanter having a loose
or weakened handle
d. Do not clean the decanter with cleansers, steel wool pads,
or other abrasive materials.
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e. Discard decanter immediately if it is ever boiled dry.
f. Avoid sharp blows, scratches, or rough handling.
15.
WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not remove
any service covers. No user serviceable parts inside. Repair should
be done by authorized personnel only.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
SPECIAL CORD SET INSTRUCTIONS
1.
A short power supply cord is provided to reduce the hazards resulting
from becoming entangled in or tripping over a longer cord.
2. An extension cord may be purchased and used if care is exercised in
its use.
3. If an extension cord is used, the marked electrical rating of the extension cord must be at least 10 amps and 120 volts. The resulting
extended cord must be arranged so that it will not drape over the
counter top or table top where it can be pulled on by children or
tripped over accidentally.
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This appliance has a polarized plug (one blade is larger than the
other). As a safety feature, this plug will fit In a polarized outlet
only one way. if the plug does not fully fit in the outlet, reverse
the plug. if it still does not fit, contact a qualified electrician. Do
not attempt to defeat this safety feature.
PRECAUTIONS WHEN USING THIS MACHINE
Do%...
. Avoid areas of the coffeemaker which may become hot or emit steam
when the machine is ‘on’, particularly the filter basket and the water
reservoir.
’ Avoid jerking or straining the power cord when unplugging. Grasp the
molded plug to unplug.
’ Unplug the unit when not in use.
Don’&..
’ DO NOT place a cloth or otherwise restrict airflow beneath the appliance.
’ DO NOT reheat a beverage by passing it through the brewing system.
’ DO NOT use abrasive or caustic cleaning compounds to clean the
exterior of the unit.
’ DO NOT store the machine until warmer plate has cooled.
Introduction
Congratulations! You are the owner of a 12 cup Mr. Coffee SR
series coffeemaker. This appliance has been designed to provide
you with delicious fresh brewed coffee quickly and conveniently,
whenever you want it.
Our SRX20 Model offers a digital timer with 2 hour Automatic
Shut-off. The automatic brew feature allows you to pre-set your
brewing time - so if you wish, you can awaken to the aroma
of freshly brewed coffee or enjoy a cup the moment you return
home from your outside activities.
Our Automatic Pause ‘n Serve drip-stop valve feature allows you
one minute to sneak a cup while the coffee’s still brewing. Just
remove the decanter and pour a cup T no need to wait for the
brewing cycle to complete. Once the brewing cycle is completed,
the drip-stop valve prevents coffee from dripping onto the warmer
plate when the decanter is removed.
Please read carefully a l l of the instructions In this booklet before
you begin to use this appliance. Proper care and maintenance
will insure the long life of this appliance and its trouble-free
operation. Save these instructions and refer to them often for
cleaning and care tips...and. happy brewing!
Table Of Contents
Page #
Important Safeguards ............................................... .l-2
Cord Set Instructions .................................................. .2
Product Features and Diagram of Parts ............................. .4
Setting the Clock and Timer ....................................... .5-6
Before Using.. .......................................................... .6
Brewing Coffee ......................................................... .7
Automatic Shut Off .................................................... .8
Automatic Pause ‘n Serve ............................................... 8
Cleaning Instructions .............................................. .8-10
Decanter Cleaning .................................................... .10
Helpful Hints.. ......................................................... 10
If Service Is Required ................................................ .11
Limited Warranty ...................................................... 11
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Product Features and Diagram of Parts
Model SRX20 Coffeemaker
Water
Intake \
Coffee
- Brewing
Funnel
On-Off
IRkIll I
Indicator .
Light
Digital Tim&
with Automatic
Shut-Off
\Warmer
GIleM
Decanter
-2 Hour Automatic Shut-Off
Coffeemaker shuts off automatically in 2 hours for added safety
-Automatic Pause ‘n Serve drip-stop valve
Allows you to sneak a cup while the coffee is still brewing. Prevents
dripping on the warmer plate once the brewing cycle is completed.
-24 Hour Digital Clock/Timer
Lets you preset your coffeemaker to brew coffee automatically.
As an additional safety feature, an automatic lock-out feature keeps
the coffeemaker from repeating the brew cycle in 24 hours unless
the timer is turned off and then to auto again.
-12 cup capacity
Important, Please Read Before First Use
. THE CLOCK ON THIS MODEL MUST BE SET FIRST,
BEFORE THE COFFEEMAKER WILL OPERATE.
Please refer to setting the clock instructions, below.
. THE SPECIAL PAUSE ‘N SERVE DECANTER LID MUST BE
PROPERLY IN PLACE ON THE DECANTER AT ALL TIMES.
This lid opens and closes the drip-stop valve on the bottom
of the brewing funnel. If this lid is not in place on the decanter
when brewing coffee, coffee will build up in the brewing funnel
and begin to overflow onto the warming plate.
. AUTOMATIC PAUSE ‘N SERVE ALLOWS YOU TO REMOVE
THE DECANTER FOR NO LONGER THAN ONE MINUTE
to sneak a cup while the coffee is still brewing. If the decanter
is removed for more than one minute, the brewing funnel
will overflow.
Be sure any replacement decanter you purchase is a Mr.
Coffee decanter with the Pause ‘n Serve lid.
Setting the Clock and Timer
PM INDICATOR
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AUTO OFF LIGHT
indicates machine shut
itself off or Auto brew
needs to be reset
HOUR SET
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MINUTE SET
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by the minute
coffeemaker is on
CONTROL SWITCH
ON - OFF - AUTOMATIC
TO SET CLOCK...
1. Move the CONTROL SWITCH to OFF.
2. Plug the power cord into your electrical outlet. The display
on the clock will flash until you set the time.
3. Alternately press and hold the HOUR and MINUTE buttons until
you reach the current time. A red dot will appear in the upper
left display corner for PM time.
TO PRESET THE BREWING TIME...
Simply press and hold the BREW SET button while setting the
brew time with the HOUR and MINUTE buttons. Please pay
attention to PM INDICATOR light.
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TO AUTOMATICALLY BREW AT PRE-SET TIME...
1. Follow steps #1 through #5in “How to Brew Coffee”.
2. Always slide the control switch to OFF and then to AUTO.
3. Brewing will begin at the time you have preset and the coffee
will remain hot in the decanter for 2 hours. If more keep warm
time is needed, turn the switch to ON for an additional 2 hour
keep warm time.
IMPORTANT
To Reset Auto Brew at Pre-Set Time.....
This coffeemaker will NOT automatically come on again the
next day if you leave the switch in the AUTO position after
its last use. This is a safety feature. Each time you choose to
use auto brew you must slide the switch to OFF and then to
AUTO.
To make sure Auto brew is set, check the auto off light. If the
light is off, auto brew is set. If it is on, slide the switch to OFF
and then to AUTO.
Before Using Your Mr. Coffee
Make sure your first cup of coffee is as good as can be by cleaning
your Mr. Coffee coffeemaker before you use it the first time. Just_
follow these simple steps:
1. Wash the .decanter, lid and brew funnel in a mixture of mild
detergent and water. Rinse each thoroughly.
2. Set the clock. The clock on this model must be set first, before
the coffeemaker will operate. See instructions for setting the
clock.
3. Slide the brew funnel into place and then follow steps #4 through
#6 in the “HOW TO BREW COFFEE” section. This will clean
the inside of your coffeemaker.
4. When the brew cycle is finished, slide the control switch to
off. Discard the water in the decanter and rinse the decanter
and brew funnel.
Your coffeemaker is now ready to use.
How To Brew Coffee
If the display on the clock is flashing, the clock has not been
set yet and the coffeemaker will not operate. See instructions for
setting the clock.
1. Remove the brew funnel. Place one Mr. Coffee paper filter inside.
2. Place coffee into the paper filter according to the coffee
measurement chart below.
3. Make sure the paper filter is in the proper position then slide
the brew funnel back into position.
4. Fill the decanter with tap water to desired capacity as marked
on the side of the decanter. (1 cup equals 5 ounces.) To brew
12 cups of coffee, fill the decanter to the bottom of the silver
band.
5. Pour the water into the intake screen. Place the empty decanter
onto the warmer plate. CAUTION: The special Pause ‘n Serve
decanter lid must be on the decanter at all times. This lid controls
the flow of coffee into the decanter. If it is not in place, the
coffee in the brewing funnel will overflow onto the warming
plate.
6. Slide the control switch to on. When coffee stops flowing,
the brewing cycle is complete.
7. Discard the used grounds and filter. Rinse the brew funnel and
slide it back into place.
Note: The warmer plate will keep your coffee piping hot for
2 hours and then, as a safety feature, the coffeemaker will shut
off automatically. For an additional 2 hours of keep warm time,
slide the control switch to OFF and then back to ON.
8. To make another pot of coffee, turn the coffeemaker off and
repeat steps #1 through #6.
9. Be sure to turn the control switch off when the decanter is
empty and you are no longer using your coffeemaker.
COFFEE MEASUREMENT CHART
For best results, use level tablespoons (tbls.) of drip grind or grind
recommended for automatic drip coffeemakers.
Use this many tablespoons:
To brew this much coffee:
12 cups
11 level tbls.
10 cups
9 level tbls.
8 cups
7 level tbls.
6 cups
6 level tbls.
4 cups
5 level tbls.
3 level tbls.
2 cups
‘Use more or less coffee to suit your taste.
2 level tablespoons = 1 coffee scoop.
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Automatic Shut Off
1. Once your coffeemaker is turned on, the coffee in the decanter
will stay hot for 2 hours. Then, as a safety feature, the
coffeemaker will shut itself off.
2. You will know that your coffeemaker has automatically shut
off when the red AUTO OFF LIGHT has appeared in the lower
right hand corner of the clock display.
3. To keep your coffee hot for an additional 2 hours, simply move
the control switch to off and then back to on.
4. Move the control switch to off if you empty the decanter before
the end of the 2 hour period.
Automatic Pause ‘n Serve
For your convenience, our Automatic Pause ‘n Serve feature allows
you ONE MINUTE to sneak a cup while the coffee is still brewing.
But don’t delay, if the decanter is removed for more than one
minute, the brewing funnel will overflow.
To use, simply remove the decanter, pour the coffee and then
replace the decanter onto the warmer plate. Be sure that the special
Pause ‘n Serve lid is properly placed on the decanter before
returning it to the warmer plate.
Cleaning Is A Must
Your coffeemaker w be delimed when you begin to notice an
increase in steaming. If the pumping action stops before all the
water has been pumped out of the machine, then the appliance
requires deliming.
-The frequency of cleaning depends upon the hardness of water
used. The following table gives the recommended cleaning
intervals.
RECOMMENDED CLEANING SCHEDULE
Cleaning Frequency
Type of Water
every 80 brew cycles
Soft water
every 40 brew cycles
Hard water
Your coffeemaker may be delimed by using MR. COFFEE
CLEANER@ or vinegar. For best results, use MR. COFFEE
CLEANER. It works better than vinegar and has no unpleasant
odor.
Using Mr. Coffee Cleaner:
(Read Caution Statement on Side Panel of Mr. Coffee Cleaner
Box Before Use)
1. Fill the decanter with 4-5 cups of warm water.
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2. Empty contents of one packet of MR. COFFEE CLEANER into
the decanter and stir until the cleaner is completely dissolved.
This will make a clear blue solution.
3. Pour the blue solution into the coffeemaker.
4. Place the empty decanter on the warming plate and slide the
brew funnel into place.
CAUTION: The special PAUSE ‘n SERVE decanter lid’ must
be on the decanter at all times. This lid controls the flow of
liquids into the decanter. If it is not in place, the cleaning
solution will overflow in the brew funnel onto the warming
plate.
5. Turn your coffeemaker on.
6. When the blue solution has stopped flowing, turn your
coffeemaker off.
7. Discard the blue solution and thoroughly rinse the decanter
and brew funnel.
8. Repeat steps l-7 with clean water only (no blue solution).
9. Continue to rinse out the unit until you see no trace of the
blue solution.
10. If a normal brewing flow rate is not achieved, repeat the
cleaning steps 1-9.
Using vinegar:
1. Pour 1 quart of undiluted white household vinegar into your
coffeemaker.
2. Put a paper filter into the brew funnel. Slide the brew funnel
back into place and place the empty decanter on the warming
plate.
CAUTION: The special PAUSE ‘n SERVE decanter lid must
3.
4.
5.
6.
be on the decanter at all times. This lid controls the flow of
liquids into the decanter. If it is not in place, the cleaning
solution will overflow in the brew funnel onto the warming
plate.
Turn the coffeemaker on. Watch the cup markings as the
vinegar flows into the decanter. When three cups have flowed
through, turn the coffeemaker off, and let stand for l/2 hour.
After l/2 hour, pour the 3 cups of vinegar back into the
coffeemaker.
Place the empty decanter on the warming plate. Turn the
coffeemaker on and let all of the vinegar flow through.
Turn the coffeemaker off and discard the vinegar and the paper
filter.
7. t o flush out all traces of vinegar, fill the decanter with tap
water and pour into the coffeemaker. Turn the coffeemaker
on and allow the water to cycle through.
8. Turn the coffeemaker off. Discard the water and repeat step
7.
Decanter Cleaning
Hard water can leave a whitish mineral deposit inside the decanter.
Coffee and tea discolor these deposits, sometimes leaving a
brownish stain inside the decanter. to remove these stains. follow
these simple steps:
1. Use a hot white vinegar solution and let it soak.
2. Let it stand for about 20 minutes and then discard.
3. Wash and rinse the decanter thoroughly using a soft cloth. Do
not use harsh abrasive cleaners. These will cause scratches
which can lead to breakage.
Helpful Hints
Use only genuine Mr. Coffee filters for best brewing performance.
The use of chemically softened water can inhibit proper filtration.
This wiII affect the beverage flavor and will cause a long drip time
from the steeping basket. Avoid using chemically softened water.
If Service Is Required
If service is required for your Mr. Coffee machine. please consult
your Iisting of authorized service centers packed with your brewer.
Please do not return this appliance to your store.
For additional information regarding service please call our TollFree Number: l-800-321-0370
Ohio residents call:
1 -800-362-7604
Our office hours are 8:30 AM - 5:OO PM Eastern Time Zone Monday
thru Friday.
Please include Model Number SRX20 in all communications.
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Limited Warranty
Mr. Coffee, inc. warrants to the consumer that Mr. Coffee@
Automatic Coffee Brewer, Model Series SR (except for cord
set and glass parts) are free from manufacturer defects in
material or workmanship for a period of one year from the
date of original purchase when used in compliance with
directions as outlined in the manufacturer’s instructions,
which will constitute reasonable and necessary maintenance
by the consumer.
In case of manufacturer defects in material or workmanship,
Mr. Coffee, inc. agrees to repair (remedy) a defective coffee
brewer without charge.
To be covered under this warranty, repairs must be made
by the authorized Mr. Coffee Service Center most convenient
to the consumer. A list of authorized Mr. Coffee Service
Centers is enclosed. As the consumer, you assume all cost
incurred in transporting your Mr. Coffee machine to the
Authorized Mr. Coffee Service Center.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may
also have other rights which vary from state to state. Any
implied warranty is limited in duration to the one year provided
in this, the only, expressed warranty. Some states do not allow
limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above
limitations may not apply to you.
No responsibility is assumed for incidental or consequential
damages; nor damage due to misuse or the use of any
-unauthorized attachment; nor assumption of responsibility
for damage by use of an unspecified electrical circuit. Some
states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental
or consequential damages, so the above limitation or
exclusion may not apply to you.
Warranty is void:
0 If unit is subjected to service by anyone other than a
service center appearing on the enclosed Authorized Mr.
Coffee Service Center list.
Mr. Coffee, inc.
24700 Miles Road, Bedford Heights, Ohio 44146-1399
FORM 2073REv.r
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