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Miele Novotronic T 1520 Operating Manual

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Operating Manual
for the T 1520
Vented Dryer
In order to protect yourself and
avoid damage to your machine,
it is absolutely necessary to read
the operating instructions prior
to installation and operation.
M.-Nr. 05 275 050



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  • Page 1 Operating Manual for the T 1520 Vented Dryer In order to protect yourself and avoid damage to your machine, it is absolutely necessary to read the operating instructions prior to installation and operation. M.-Nr. 05 275 050...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Contents Guide to the machine..........3 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS.
  • Page 3: Guide To The Machine

    Guide to the machine Supply cable with plug Control panel Drum door Exhaust connection (right, left or rear) Four height-adjustable legs Guide to the machine...
  • Page 4 Guide to the machine Pushbuttons – Door This button is used to open the door (does not stay pushed in). – ON / OFF When the machine is turned on, the “On” indicator will light up if the door is closed.
  • Page 5: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING - To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or injury to persons when using your appliance, follow basic precautions, including the follow- ing: 1. Read these operating instructions be- fore using your dryer for the first time, as this is for your own safety and for the protection of your ma- chine.
  • Page 6: Save These Instructions

    Residues from these products block- up (clog) the lint filter causing prema- ture failure of the dryer. Miele dryers are designed to dry laundry without static cling. How- ever, should fabric softener be re- quired, use liquid fabric softener in the wash cycle.
  • Page 7: Your Contribution To The Environment

    Your contribution to the environment Disposal of the packing ma- terial. The transport and protective packing is mostly manufactured from the following recycled or re-useable materials: – corrugated paper/cardboard – polystyrene - CFC-free – polyethylene foil (transparent) – untreated wood –...
  • Page 8: Operating Instructions

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS WARNING - To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to persons, read the IMPORT- ANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS before operating this appliance. Loading the machine Load the laundry loosely into the drum. Duvet covers and pillowcases should be fastened before drying in order to prevent small items from roll- ing inside of them.
  • Page 9: Notes On Laundry Care

    The surface of the fabric may other- wise tend to become “rough”. Miele dryers have been designed to dry laundry free of static cling, without the use of dryer softener sheets or simi- lar products. The dryer continuously...
  • Page 10: Program Selection

    Program selection Program selection Functional description An electronic sensor system monitors the moisture content of the laundry. Once the required degree of dryness is reached, cold air then enters the drum to cool the laundry. The drying program is then terminated. Function of the pushbuttons –...
  • Page 11: To Select A Program

    To select a program A program can only be selected when the machine is turned on. Set the desired program by turning the program selector either clock- wise or counterclockwise. Press the “Start” button. The program status will be stored for 30 minutes in the event of a power failure.
  • Page 12: Programs

    Programs Programs COTTONS Extra dry Normal Normal- * Hand iron rr * Machine iron * These are the programs that should be tested according to the EN 61121/A11 Standard. Type of laundry/fabric Multi-layer fabrics, mixed load of cotton fabrics, e.g.jeans, towels, sweatsuits.
  • Page 13: Timed Drying

    PERMANENT PRESS Normal + Normal * Hand iron * This is the program that should be tested according to the EN 61121/A11 Standard. TIMED DRYING warm cool Type of laundry/fabric Permanent press items made of synthetic or blended fabrics, e.g. pullovers, dresses, pants, etc., which are not dried adequately in the “Normal”...
  • Page 14: User Maintenance Instructions

    USER MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS USER MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS Cleaning and care Cleaning the lint filters The lint is collected by the lint filter in the door. Clean the filter after every program. Grip the filter by the recessed handle and pull up to remove. Any remaining lint in the hollow part of the door can be removed through the gap at the bottom.
  • Page 15: Problem Solving Guide

    “finish”. – Turn the machine off and then on again. – Select a program. – Press the “Start” button. If the indicator lamp starts flashing again, this indicates a fault in the machine. Please contact the Miele Service Dept.
  • Page 16: What To Do If

    – Clean the affected part of the machine. – Turn on the machine again. – Reselect the terminated program. – Press the “Start” button. If the drum door opens again, the Miele Service Dept. should be contacted. See next page. See next page.
  • Page 17 This is a temperature-resistant bulb and should only be ordered from your Miele Service Dept. Problem solving guide To open the door in the event of a power failure Pull forward on the un-hinged side of...
  • Page 18: After-Sales Service

    In the event of problems which cannot be solved, please contact: – Your Miele Dealer – The nearest Miele Service Depart- ment (see back cover for the adress). When contacting the Service Depart- ment, please quote the Model and Se-...
  • Page 19: Installation Instructions

    14-30 R, 4 fuses, box and plug cord, which allows you to use that single dryer wall receptacle to supply power to a Miele washer and Miele dryer. Both machines may operate at the same time because each uses maximum about 15 A current.
  • Page 20: Installation

    Flat ducting * may be required if there is not enough space for a standard duct. The tumble dryer can also be placed on the top of a Miele washing machine for a stacked installation appropriate stacking kit * to match your washing machine is required.
  • Page 21: Changing The Decor Panel

    Thickness: 1 mm (+ 0.5) Panels which are thicker than 1.5 mm require a 4 mm adapter strip available from Miele specialist dealers or the Miele Spares Dept. Note: When using the adapter strip, the height of the panel should not exceed 596.5 mm (- 1.5).
  • Page 22: Fitting A Toekick Panel

    Installation Fitting a toekick panel The appliance toekick below the door can be concealed using a toekick panel. The height and depth of the appliance toekick cannot be altered. A cut-out must be made in the toekick panel around the ventilation slots as otherwise the airflow to the appliance will be blocked and the machine will not dry efficiently.
  • Page 23: Installation - Venting

    Installation - venting The moist air from the dryer must be vented to the outside. The appliance should not be vented into a chimney, a wall, a ceiling, or any concealed spaces of the building. When installing, try to avoid: –...
  • Page 24 Installation - venting The shorter the exhaust ductwork, the more efficient the dryer will be. Ex- pelled air is slowed down in the ducts due to friction against the inner walls, therefore the shorter and smoother the inner walls are, the less friction will occur.
  • Page 25 Table II Effective duct Internal diameter or length (m) edge length (mm) 0-20 20-30 30-43 43-60 Flexible ducting has been used for the following example. Example: Exhaust connection, left ..6.0 m Length (L) ....0.6 m Lower radius (R = 400 mm) .
  • Page 26 Installation - venting Moist air can be ducted outside by a wall vent or window vent, both of which are available from most hardware stores. Wall vent kit - example 1. Louvred wall vent frame 2. Wall vent duct 3. Adapter 4.
  • Page 27 Fig. 1 Ducting (side view) with flexible vent hose to an exhaust flue. 1. Wall vent duct A. Wire spiral-wound hose 2. Adapter B. Flexible ducting 3. Flue isulated against damp Fig. 2 Ducting (side view) with plastic piping to a wall vent kit.
  • Page 28: Consumption Data

    (EN 61121/A11). Different types of fabrics, load size and residual moisture after spinning may effect the specified values. *These values apply if the laundry is spun in a Miele washing machine before drying. Final spin speed in washer*...
  • Page 29: Technical Data

    Technical data Height......Height with lid removed ... . Width .
  • Page 32 All rights reserved/001 4503 This paper is made from 100% chlorine-free bleached cellulose and therefore protects the environment.