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Miele KM 5987 Operating And Installation Instructions

Ceramic cooktop with induction
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Operating and Installation instructions
Ceramic Cooktop with induction
KM 5987 / KM 5993
en - CA
To prevent accidents and
appliance damage,
read these instructions
installation or use.
M.-Nr. 07 367 890



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  • Page 1 Operating and Installation instructions Ceramic Cooktop with induction KM 5987 / KM 5993 en - CA To prevent accidents and appliance damage, read these instructions before installation or use. M.-Nr. 07 367 890...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

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  • Page 3 Contents Safety features ........... 32 Safety lock / System lock .
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    However, improper use can result in personal injury and material damage. Before using the cooktop for the first time, carefully read the Instructions for installation and operation. These operating instructions contain important information on the safety, installation, operation, and care of your appliance.
  • Page 5 They must be able to recognize the potential hazards of improper use. The cooktop is hot during use and remains so for some time after being switched off. Keep children away from the appliance until it has cooled down enough that there is no longer any danger of burns.
  • Page 6 NEVER operate a damaged appliance. A damaged appliance can endanger your safety. The electrical safety of this cooktop can only be guaranteed if proper grounding has been installed in compliance with applicable safety regulations. It is imperative that this basic safety requirement be met.
  • Page 7 Defective components should be replaced by genuine Miele replacement parts only. Only these parts are guaranteed by the manufacturer to comply with safety requirements. If the power cord is damaged, it...
  • Page 8 Do NOT use the appliance as a resting place for cutlery or other items made of metal If the cooktop is on or accidentally switched on or there is residual heat, metallic objects can heat up and cause burns.
  • Page 9 Temperatures must be high enough, and the cooking times long enough, to kill any germs in the food. If the cooktop is installed above a self-cleaning oven or stovetop, do not use it during self-cleaning, as this could trigger the overheat protection on the cooktop (refer to the corresponding section of the manual).
  • Page 10: Guide To The Appliance

    Guide to the appliance Cooktop Cooking zones with Twin Booster bde Cooking zones with Single Booster...
  • Page 11: Control Panel

    Guide to the appliance Control panel Sensor switches a For setting the power level b Booster c Switching the timer, changing between functions, selecting a cooking zone. e Safety lock f Setting the time / Selecting a memory program g Cooking top ON/OFF h Memory function Indicator light d Safety lock...
  • Page 12: Cooking Zone Display

    Guide to the appliance Cooking zone display a Display: = Cooking zone ready for use = Keeping warm function 1 to 12 = Power levels = Single Booster I = Twin Booster II = Residual heat ß = Pan missing or unsuitable (see "Induction") = Fault (see "Safety switch-off") = Auto heat when the power-setting range has been extended P0 etc.
  • Page 13: Cooking Zone Data

    * Pans of any diameter within the indicated range may be used. ** The wattage quoted may vary depending on the size and material of the pans used. KM 5987 / KM 5993 / KM 5997 C in cm* 16 - 23...
  • Page 14: Before The First Use

    For facetted cooktops (with bevelled glass edging): In the first few days after installation, a small gap may be visible between the cooktop and the countertop. This will diminish over time. Despite the small gap, the electrical safety of the appliance remains intact.
  • Page 15: Calibrating The Sensors

    Before the first use Manual calibration ^ First ensure that no direct light (either sunlight or artificial light) is falling on the cooktop. As well, the area around the cooktop should neither be too dark nor should the lighting conditions be constantly changing.
  • Page 16: Induction

    Induction How induction works Under each induction cooking zone, there is an induction coil. When the cooking zone is switched on, the coil generates a magnetic field that acts directly on the bottom of the pot/pan to heat it up. The cooking zone heats up indirectly, only from the heat given off by the pot/pan.
  • Page 17: Noise

    Noise When you use an induction cooking zone, the following noises may occur, depending on the the type and shape of the cookware bottom: – The zone may hum at the higher power settings. The humming will become quieter or disappear if you lower the power setting.
  • Page 18: Cookware

    Induction Cookware Type of cookware Suitable cookware is made of: – Stainless steel with a magnetizable bottom – enamel-coated steel – Cast iron Unsuitable cookware is made of: – Stainless steel with a non-magnetizable bottom – Aluminum, copper – Glass/ceramic/earthenware/ stoneware If you are not sure whether a pot or pan is suitable for induction, you can test it...
  • Page 19: Operation

    00 appears in the Timer/Memory display. If no further information is entered within the next few seconds, the cooktop will shut off for safety. Switching on the cooking zone ^ By touching the - or + sensor...
  • Page 20: Range Of Settings

    Operation Range of settings Keeping warm Melting butter Dissolving gelatin Warming small quantities of liquid Cooking rice Thawing out frozen vegetables Warming liquid and semi-solid dishes Thickenng creams and sauces, such as zabaglione or hollandaise Cooking milk pudding Preparing omelettes and eggs sunny side up Steaming fruit Thawind deep-frozen food Steaming fish or vegetables...
  • Page 21: Auto Heat

    Auto heat When automatic heat-up is activated, the cooking zone switches on automatically to full power (boil setting) and then switches to the continued cooking setting you have selected. The warm-up time depends on the continued cooking setting chosen (see Table).
  • Page 22: Cooking Without Auto Heat

    Operation Activate auto heat ^ Switch the cooking zone on by touching the - sensor switch. Touch - the sensor switch until the desired power level appears in the display. for instance 3. During the heat-up time, 12 segments in the light ring are illuminated. After this time has expired, only the number of segments that correspond the continued cooking level set, show in...
  • Page 23: Booster Function

    Booster function The cooking zones are equipped with a Single (I) or Twin Boosters (I/II) (see Guide to the Appliance). The booster function boosts power so that large quantities can be quickly heated, such as water for cooking pasta. When Booster I is switched on, the cooking zones operate for 10 minutes with extra power, and when Booster II is used, for 15 minutes with...
  • Page 24 Operation Activating Booster I ^ If necessary, switch on the desired cooking zone. ^ Touch the B sensor switch of the relevant cooking zone. I will appear in the cooking zone display, and the Booster function indicator light will also come on. Activating Booster II ^ If necessary, switch on the desired cooking zone.
  • Page 25: Hold

    Hold Every cooking zone has a keeping warm setting. If it has been activated, the cooking zone switches off after a maximum of two hours' operation. This function is for keeping food that has just been cooked warm, that is food that is still hot.
  • Page 26: Switching Off And Residual Heat Indicators

    If the cooking zone is still hot, the residual temperature will be indicated in the display. Switching off the cooktop ^ Touch the ON/OFF sensor switch s. This switches off all cooking zones. The residual temperature for each cooking zone that is still hot appears in the display.
  • Page 27: Timer And Memory Function

    Timer and Memory function Setting the minute minder You can set the timer whether the cooktop is switched on or off. ^ Touch the m, - or + sensor. 00 appears in the Timer/Memory display. ^ Touch the - or + touchpad until the desired amount of time appears, for example 15 minutes.
  • Page 28 Timer and Memory function Automatic cooking zone shut-off You can set a time at the end of which a selected cooking zone switches off automatically. In order to be able to program the automatic shut-off, you must first set the cooking zone to a particular level.
  • Page 29: Memory Function

    The maximum time that can be recorded is 99 minutes with a maximum of 10 changes of power level. ^ Switch the cooktop on. ^ Touch the M sensor. P 1 appears in the Timer/Memory display.
  • Page 30 Quantities and sizes of ingredients must also be the same. ^ Switch the cooktop on. ^ Touch the M sensor. P 1 appears in the Timer/Memory display. ^ Touch the + sensor until the desired program number is displayed.
  • Page 31: Using Timer And Memory Functions At The Same Time

    Using Timer and Memory functions at the same time If you wish to use the minute minder at the same time as another function, touch the m sensor repeatedly until the indicator lights of the programmed cook zones light up constantly and 00 appears in the Timer/Memory display.
  • Page 32: Safety Features

    The safety lock is activated when the cooktop is switched on. If it is activated, the appliance may only be operated to a limited degree: – The cooking zone power levels and the timer settings cannot be changed.
  • Page 33: Stop And Go

    If the feature is not de-activated, the cooktop will switch off after 1 hour. If you wish to use this feature, you must first alter the factory setting (see "Programming").
  • Page 34: Safety Switch-Off

    Safety features Safety switch-off Your cooktop is equipped with a safety switch-off. For excessively long operating time If one of the cooking zones stays on for an unusually long period of time (see Table), and the power settings are not...
  • Page 35: Overheat Protection

    – If the Booster function is switched on, it will be switched off. – If the power level is set between 10 and 12, it will be reduced.
  • Page 36: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care NEVER use a steam cleaner to clean this appliance. The steam can reach the electrical components and cause the appliance to short circuit. Clean the entire appliance after each use. Let the appliance cool down before cleaning. Dry the appliance any time water is used to clean it - this helps prevent lime spots.
  • Page 37 Follow the instructions indicated by the manufacturer of the cleaning product. Wipe the cooktop with clean water and dry it with a clean, dry cloth. Be sure to remove all cleaning product residue. Residue will burn into the cooktop during subsequent uses, damaging the glass ceramic.
  • Page 38: Programming

    Programming You can change the programming of your appliance (see Table). Proceed as follows: ^ With the cooktop switched off, simultaneously touch the ON/OFF cooktop sensor s and the safety lock sensor$ until the indicator lamp for the safety lock flashes.
  • Page 39 Program* Demonstration mode and factory default settings Stop and Go Power setting range Induction warning tone when there is no or unsuitable cookware. Keypad tone when sensor is touched Timer audible tone * Program / Status unassigned. ** Factory default settings are shown in bold. Status** Setting Demonstration mode on Demonstration mode off...
  • Page 40 Programming Program* Safety lock Auto heat Automatic Boil * Program / Status unassigned. ** Factory default settings are shown in bold. Status** Setting One-finger locking using $ Three-finger locking using $ and + of both right-hand cooking zones Manual activation of system lock Automatic activation of system lock...
  • Page 41: Troubleshooting

    What should I do if ..the cooktop or the cooking zones cannot be switched on? Check whether: – the cookware is suitable. – the safety lock is activated.
  • Page 42 ... Numbers light up in the timer display and A, F and numbers light up in the cooking zone display, when the cooktop is switched off. The sensitivity of the sensors has been altered and they cannot recalibrate automatically. Recalibration must be performed manually (see "Calibrating...
  • Page 43: Technical Service

    Technical Service For replacement parts or a fault which you cannot easily fix yourself, please contact the Miele Technical Service Department at the address on the back of this booklet. When contacting Technical Service please quote the serial number and model of the appliance.
  • Page 45: Installation Instructions

  • Page 46: Important Safety Instructions - Installation

    However, under certain conditions it may be possible for installation in these applications. Please contact the Miele Technical Service Department with specific requirements. The appliance must not be installed over a dishwasher, washer, dryer, refrigerator or freezer.
  • Page 47 30" (760 mm) must be maintained. If there is more than one appliance beneath a hood (e.g. wok burner and electric cooktop), and they have different minimum safety distances, always observe the greater distance.
  • Page 48 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS - INSTALLATION Safety distances to the sides and rear of the cooktop If you are installing a cooktop, it is allowed to have cabinets or walls of any height on one side and at the rear, but...
  • Page 49 Safety distance underneath the cooktop To ensure sufficient ventilation of the appliance, a certain gap must be left between the underside of the cooktop and any oven, intermediate shelf or drawer. The minimum distance from the underside of the cooktop to –...
  • Page 50 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS - INSTALLATION Safety distance when installing the appliance near a wall with trim or a back splash A minimum distance of 2" (50 mm) between the trim or back splash and the countertop cut-out if required. This distance is only necessary if these items are made of combustible materials e.g.
  • Page 51: Cooktops With Frame Or Beveled Edges

    Cooktops with frame or beveled edges Installation dimensions KM 5993 a Front b Installation depth c Installation depth power cord d Power cable, L = 1440 mm...
  • Page 52: Preparing The Countertop

    Inserting the cooktop ^ Feed the appliance power cord downward through the cut-out. ^ Place the cooktop centered in the cutout. Ensure that the cooktop seal sits flush with the countertop on all sides. This is necessary for a proper seal all the way around.
  • Page 53: Sealing Advice

    The sealing strip under the edge of the cooktop provides a sufficient enough seal. If the cooktop is sealed into position, the countertop or the appliance may be damaged if the cooktop needs to be removed for maintenance or ser- vice.
  • Page 54: Flush-Fitted Cook Tops

    Flush-fitted cook tops Installation dimensions KM 5987 a Front b Installation depth c Installation depth, including power cable d Stepped cutout for granite or marble worktops e Power cable, L = 1440 mm Cutout dimensions for granite or marble worktops:...
  • Page 55: Installation

    Installation A flush-fitting cooktop is suitable only for installation in natural stone (granite, marble), tiled or solid wood worktops. Other materials, such as Corian and Askilan, are not suitable. A base unit 1000 mm wide is required for installation. The cooktop must be freely...
  • Page 56 ^ Make the worktop cutout as shown in the illustrations. ^ Feed the appliance power cord downward through the countertop cut-out. ^ Place the cooktop f in the cutout and center it. ^ Connect the cooktop. ^ Check that the cooktop is functioning properly.
  • Page 57 (see illustration). ^ Feed the appliance power cord downward through the countertop cut-out. ^ Place the cooktop f in the cutout and center it. ^ Connect the cooktop. ^ Check that the cooktop is functioning properly.
  • Page 58: Electrical Connection

    This data must correspond to prevent appliance damage. Consult an electrician if in doubt. Only operate the cooktop after it has been installed into the countertop. Installer: Please leave these instructions with the consumer.
  • Page 59: Help Protect Our Environment

    Disposal of packing materials The cardboard box and packing materials are biodegradable and recyclable. Please recycle. Ensure that any plastic wrappings, bags, etc. are disposed of safely and kept out of the reach of children. Danger of suffocation! Help protect our environment Disposal of an old appliance Old appliances contain materials that can be recycled.
  • Page 60 Alteration rights reserved / 1311 M.-Nr. 07 367 890 / 02 For the most updated manual see the Miele web site.

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