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  • Page 1: Microwave Oven

    Microwave Oven User manual MC11J7033C* MC11J7033CT_AC_DE68-04334R-01_EN.indd 1 6/25/2015 3:44:33 PM...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Important safety instructions Installation Accessories Turntable Cleaning Replacement (repair) Care against an extended period of disuse Quick look-up guide Oven features Oven Control panel Oven use How a microwave oven works Checking that your oven is operating correctly Setting the time Cooking/Reheating Power levels and time variations Adjusting the cooking time...
  • Page 3 Cookware guide Cooking guide Microwaves Cooking Reheating Reheating liquids Reheating baby food Remark: Defrosting Grill Microwave + Grill Convection Microwave + Convection Tips and tricks Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Information codes Technical specifications Warranty English 3 MC11J7033CT_AC_DE68-04334R-01_EN.indd 3 6/25/2015 3:44:33 PM...
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    Important safety instructions Congratulations on your new Samsung microwave oven. This manual contains important information on the installation, use and care of your appliance. Please take time to read this manual to take full advantage of your microwave oven’s many benefits and features.
  • Page 5 IMPORTANT SAFETY SYMBOLS AND PRECAUTIONS What the icons and signs in this user manual mean: WARNING Hazards or unsafe practices that may result in severe personal injury or death. CAUTION Hazards or unsafe practices that may result in minor personal injury or property damage. CAUTION To reduce the risk of fire, explosion, electric shock, or personal injury when using your microwave oven, follow these basic safety precautions.
  • Page 6 Important safety instructions When using any electrical appliance, basic safety precautions should be followed, including the following: WARNING To reduce risk of burns, electric shock, fire, personal injury or exposure to excessive microwave energy: 1. Read all safety instructions before using the appliance. 2.
  • Page 7 16. When cleaning surfaces of the door and oven that come together when the door closes, use only mild, nonabrasive soaps, or detergents applied with a sponge or soft cloth. Unplug the plug before cleaning. 17. To reduce the risk of fire in the oven cavity: Do not overcook food.
  • Page 8: Grounding Instructions

    Important safety instructions CAUTION 1. Over The Range model Only - Clean Ventilating Hoods Frequently - Grease should not be allowed to accumulate on the hood of the filter. - When flaming foods under the hood, turn the fan on. - Use care when cleaning the vent-hood filter.
  • Page 9 USE OF EXTENSION CORDS A short power-supply cord is provided to reduce the risk of your becoming entangled in or tripping over a longer cord. Longer cord sets or extension cords are available and you can use them if you exercise care. If you use a long cord or extension cord: 1.
  • Page 10 Important safety instructions This appliance must be properly grounded. Read and follow the specific “Grounding instructions” found in the beginning of this Section. Do not ground the appliance to a gas pipe, plastic water pipe, or telephone line. - This may result in electric shock, fire, an explosion, or problems with the product. - Never plug the power cord into a socket that is not grounded correctly and make sure that it is grounded in accordance with local and national codes.
  • Page 11 INSTALLATION CAUTIONS Position the oven so that the plug is easily accessible. - Failing to do so may result in electric shock or fire due to electric leakage. Unplug the oven when it is not being used for long periods of time or during a thunder/lightning storm.
  • Page 12 Important safety instructions Do not attempt to repair, disassemble, or modify the appliance yourself. - Because a high voltage current enters the product chassis during operation, opening the chassis can result in electric shock or fire. - You may be exposed to electromagnetic waves. - When the oven requires repair, contact your nearest service center.
  • Page 13 USAGE CAUTIONS If the surface of the microwave is cracked, turn it off. - Failing to do so may result in electric shock. Dishes and containers can become hot. Handle with care. Hot foods and steam can cause burns. Carefully remove container coverings, directing steam away from your hands and face.
  • Page 14 Important safety instructions Do not cook without the glass tray in place on the oven floor. Food will not cook properly without the tray. Do not defrost frozen beverages in narrow-necked bottles. The containers can break. Do not scratch the glass of the oven door with a sharp object. - This may result in the glass being damaged or broken.
  • Page 15: Installing Your Microwave Oven

    INSTALLING YOUR MICROWAVE OVEN Place the oven on a flat level surface 85 cm above the floor. The surface should be strong enough to safety bear the weight of the oven. • NOT FOR BUILT-IN INSTALLATION 20 cm above 10 cm behind 1.
  • Page 16 Important safety instructions STORING AND REPAIRING YOUR MICROWAVE OVEN If you need to store your microwave oven for a short or extended period of time, choose a dust-free, dry location. Dust and dampness may adversely affect the microwave parts. • Do not repair, replace or service any part of your microwave oven yourself.
  • Page 17: Installation

    Installation Accessories Depending on the model that you have purchased, you are supplied with several accessories that can be used in a variety of ways. 01 Roller ring *, to be placed in the centre of the oven. Purpose: The roller ring supports the turntable.
  • Page 18 If you need an accessory marked oven without the roller ring and with an * (asterisk), please contact turntable. the Samsung Call Center using the phone number listed on the last page of this manual or visit our on-line parts web site at www.
  • Page 19: Turntable

    Turntable Remove all packing materials inside the oven. Install the roller ring and turntable. Check that the turntable rotates freely. Cleaning Clean the oven regularly to prevent impurities from building up on or inside the oven. Also pay special attention to the door, door sealing, and turntable and roller ring (applicable models only).
  • Page 20 Installation To clean inside swing-heater models To clean the upper area of the cooking chamber, lower the top heating element by 45° (A) as shown. This will help clean the upper area. When done, reposition the top heating element. CAUTION •...
  • Page 21: Replacement (Repair)

    Samsung cord from the power source, service centre for technical and then contact a local assistance.
  • Page 22: Quick Look-Up Guide

    Quick look-up guide If you want to cook some food. Place the food in the oven. 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).
  • Page 23: Oven Features

    Oven features Oven 01 Safety interlock holes 02 Heating element 03 Light 04 Door latches 05 Turntable 06 Coupler 07 Door Handle 08 Roller Ring 09 Door 10 Control Panel English 23 MC11J7033CT_AC_DE68-04334R-01_EN.indd 23 6/25/2015 3:44:36 PM...
  • Page 24: Control Panel

    Oven features Control panel 01 Slim Fry Button 02 Popcorn Button 03 Defrost Button 04 Auto Reheat/Cook Button 05 Convection Button 06 Grill Button 07 Microwave Button 08 Microwave+Convection Button 09 Microwave+Grill Button 10 Child Lock Button 11 Clock Button 12 Dial 13 Select Button 14 Stop/Eco Button...
  • Page 25: Oven Use

    Oven use How a microwave oven works 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 •...
  • Page 26: Checking That Your Oven Is Operating Correctly

    Oven use 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 67-72.
  • Page 27: Cooking/Reheating

    5. Press the Select button. 6. Turn the Dial to set the minute. 7. When the right time is displayed, press the Select button. Result: The time is displayed whenever you are not using the microwave oven. Cooking/Reheating The following procedure explains how to cook or reheat food. CAUTION ALWAYS check your cooking settings before Open the door.
  • Page 28: Power Levels And Time Variations

    Oven use 3. Set the cooking time by turning the Dial. Result: The cooking time is displayed. 4. Press the START/+30s button. Cooking starts. When it has Result: finished. 1) The oven beeps 4 times. 2) The end reminder signal will beep 3 times (once every minute).
  • Page 29: Adjusting The Cooking Time

    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 Method 1 To increase the cooking time of your food during cooking, press the START/+30s...
  • Page 30: Setting The Energy Save Mode

    Oven use 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.
  • Page 31: Using The Popcorn Feature

    Using the popcorn feature The Popcorn feature has a pre-programmed cooking time and power level. You do not need to set either the cooking time or the power level. Open the door. Place the food in the center of the turntable. Close the door. 1.
  • Page 32: Using The Slim Fry Cook Features

    Oven use Using the slim fry cook features The 9 Slim Fry cook features include/provide pre-programmed cooking times. You do not need to set either the cooking times or the power level. You can choose the type of food by turning the Dial. First, place the food in the centre of the turntable and close the door.
  • Page 33: Slim Fry Guide

    Slim fry guide The following table presents the 9 Slim Fry auto programmes for frying. It contains its quantities and appropriate instructions. You will use less oil compared to frying with oil fryer, while you will get tasty results. Programmes are running with a combination of convection, top heater and microwave energy.
  • Page 34 Oven use Code/Food Serving Size Instructions 1 serving Wash normal sized potatoes and cut them into wedges. Frozen Potato (0.5-0.6 lb) Brush with olive oil and spices. Put them with the cut side Wedges 2 servings on the crusty plate. Set plate on high rack. Let stand for (0.7-0.8 lb) 1-2 minutes.
  • Page 35: Using The Defrost Features

    Using the defrost features The Defrost features enable you to defrost meat, poultry, fish, bread and cake. The defrost time and power level are set automatically. You simply select the programme and the weight. NOTE Use only containers that are microwave- Open the door.
  • Page 36: Defrost Guide

    Oven use Defrost guide The following table presents the various 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 on kitchen paper.
  • Page 37: Using The Auto Reheat/Cook Features

    Using the auto reheat/cook features The 30 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 choose the type of food by turning the Dial. CAUTION Use only recipients that are microwave-safe.
  • Page 38: Auto Reheat/Cook Guide

    Oven use Auto reheat/cook guide The following table presents quantities and appropriate instructions for auto reheat and cook. CAUTION Use oven gloves when taking out food. 1. Auto Reheat Code/Food Serving Size Instructions 1/2 cup Use a measuring cup or mug and do not cover. Place the Beverage beverage in the oven.
  • Page 39 Code/Food Serving Size Instructions 8 oz Cover the plate with a lid or vented plastic wrap. Stir the Pasta food once before serving. Contents: 1-10 16 oz Pasta: canned spaghetti and ravioli. Pasta 1-11 24 oz Pasta 1-12 32 oz Pasta 1-13 4-6 oz...
  • Page 40 Oven use 2. Auto Cook Code/Food Serving Size Instructions 1 cup Use a large glass pyrex bowl with lid. Add cold water of White Rice double quantity. Serve after 5 minutes standing. When microwave beeps, stir food. 2 cups White Rice 2 pieces Brush chicken breasts with oil and spices.
  • Page 41: Convection

    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 100 °F to 400 °F. The maximum cooking time is 60 minutes. •...
  • Page 42: Grilling

    Oven use 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.
  • Page 43: Choosing The Accessories

    Choosing the accessories Traditional convection cooking does require cookware. You should, however, use only cookware that you would use in your normal oven. Microwave-safe containers are not usually suitable for convection cooking; don’t use plastic containers, dishes, paper cups, towels, etc. If you wish to select a combined cooking mode (microwave and grill or convection), use only recipients that are microwave-safe...
  • Page 44: Combining Microwaves And Grill

    Oven use Combining microwaves and grill You can also combine microwave cooking with the grill, to cook quickly and brown at the same time. CAUTION CAUTION ALWAYS use microwave-safe and oven- ALWAYS use oven gloves when touching the proof cookware. Glass or ceramic dishes recipients in the oven, as they will be very are ideal as they allow the microwaves to hot.
  • Page 45: Combining Microwaves And Convection

    Combining microwaves and convection 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 •...
  • Page 46 Oven use 1. Press the Microwave+Convection button. 2. Select the appropriate temperature by turning the Dial. (Temperature : 100 ~ 400 °F 400, 375, 350, 325, 300, 250, 200, 100 °F) • If don’t set the temperature within 5 seconds, Automatically changes to the cooking time setting stage.
  • Page 47: Switching The Beeper Off

    Switching the beeper off 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.
  • Page 48: Demonstration Mode

    Oven use Demonstration mode You can use the demonstration mode to see how your microwave oven operates without the oven heating. 1. Press the Select and Child Lock button for 1 second. Result: The display shows “On”. 2. Press the START/+30s button. Now Demonstration mode is on.
  • Page 49: Cookware Guide

    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.
  • Page 50 Cookware guide Cookware Microwave-safe Comments Paper • Plates, cups, For short cooking times and warming. Also to ✓ napkins and absorb excess moisture. kitchen paper • Recycled paper May cause arcing. ✗ Plastic • Containers Particularly if heat-resistant thermoplastic. ✓ Some other plastics may warp or discolour at high temperatures.
  • Page 51: Cooking Guide

    Cooking guide Microwaves Microwave energy actually penetrates food, The microwaves cause the molecules in the attracted and absorbed by its water, fat and food to move rapidly. The rapid movement sugar content. of these molecules creates friction and the resulting heat cooks the food. Cooking Cookware for microwave cooking: Covering during cooking...
  • Page 52 Cooking guide Cooking Guide for frozen vegetables Use a suitable glass pyrex bowl with lid. Cook covered for the minimum time – see table. Continue cooking to get the result you prefer. Stir twice during cooking and once after cooking. Add salt, herbs or butter after cooking. Cover during standing time.
  • Page 53 Cooking guide for fresh vegetables Use a suitable glass pyrex bowl with lid. Add 30-45 ml cold water (2-3 tbsp) for every 0.6 lb 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.
  • Page 54 Cooking guide Food Serving Size Power Time (min.) Mushrooms 0.25 lb 100 % 1½-2 0.6 lb 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.
  • Page 55 Cooking guide for rice and pasta Rice: 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.
  • Page 56: Reheating

    Cooking guide Reheating 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 65-68 °F or a chilled food with a temperature of about 41-45 °F.
  • Page 57: Reheating Baby Food

    Reheating baby food Baby food: Baby milk: Empty into a deep ceramic plate. Cover Pour milk into a sterilised glass bottle. with plastic lid. Stir well after reheating! Reheat uncovered. Never heat a baby’s Let stand for 2-3 minutes before serving. bottle with teat on, as the bottle may Stir again and check the temperature.
  • Page 58 Cooking guide Food Serving Size Power Time (min.) Stew 0.8 lb 70 % 4½-5½ (Chilled) Instructions Put stew in a deep ceramic plate. Cover with a plastic lid. Stir occasionally during reheating and again before standing and serving. Let stand for 2-3 minutes. Pasta with Sauce 0.8 lb 70 %...
  • Page 59 Reheating baby food and milk Use the power levels and times in this table as guide lines for reheating. Food Serving Size Power Time Baby Food 0.4 lb 70 % 30 sec. (Vegetables + Meat) Instructions Empty into ceramic deep plate. Cook covered. Stir after cooking time.
  • Page 60: Defrosting

    Cooking guide Defrosting Microwaves are an excellent way of If smaller and thinner parts of the frozen defrosting frozen food. Microwaves gently food start to warm up, they can be shield by defrost frozen food in a short period of wrapping very small strips of aluminium foil time.
  • Page 61 Food Serving Size Power Time (min.) Poultry Chicken Pieces 1.1 lbs (2 pcs) 20 % 14-15 Whole Chicken 2.7 lbs 20 % 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.
  • Page 62: Grill

    Cooking guide Grill Food suitable for grilling: The grill-heating element is located underneath the ceiling of the cavity. It Chops, sausages, steaks, hamburgers, bacon operates while the door is closed and and gammon rashers, thin fish portions, the turntable is rotating. The turntable’s sandwiches and all kinds of toast with rotation makes the food brown more evenly.
  • Page 63 Grill guide for fresh food Preheat the grill with the grill-function for 3 minutes. Use the power levels and times in this table as guide lines for grilling. Use oven gloves when taking out. Fresh food Serving Size Power 1 step (min.) 2 step (min.) Grilled Tomatoes 0.9 lb (2 pcs)
  • Page 64: Convection

    Cooking guide Convection 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.
  • Page 65 Convection guide for fresh and frozen food 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. Fresh food Serving Size Power...
  • Page 66: Tips And Tricks

    Cooking guide Tips and tricks Melting butter Cooking glaze/icing (for cake and gateaux) Put about 3 tablespoons butter into a small Mix instant glaze (approximately deep glass dish. Cover with plastic lid. 3 teaspoons) with 2⅔ tablespoons (40 g) Heat for 30-40 seconds using 90 %, until sugar and 1 cup (250 ml) cold water.
  • Page 67: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting If you have any of the problems listed below try the solutions given. Problem Cause Action General The buttons cannot Foreign matter may be caught Remove the foreign matter and be pressed properly. between the buttons. try again. For touch models: Moisture is Wipe the moisture from the on the exterior.
  • Page 68 Troubleshooting Problem Cause Action There is a popping Cooking sealed food or using Do not use sealed containers sound during a container with a lid may as they may burst during operation, and the causes popping sounds. cooking due to expansion of the oven doesn't work.
  • Page 69 Problem Cause Action The thaw function The oven may not work, too Put one cup of water in a does not work. much food is being cooked, or microwave-safe container and improper cookware is being run the microwave for 1-2 used.
  • Page 70 Troubleshooting Problem Cause Action There is steam There may be water or steam Let the oven cool and then wipe through a crack in the in some cases depending on with a dry dish towel. door. the food. This is not an oven malfunction.
  • Page 71 Problem Cause Action Grill Smoke comes out During initial operation, smoke This is not a malfunction, and if during operation. may come from the heating you run the oven 2-3 times, it elements when you first use should stop. the oven. Food is on the heating Let the oven cool and then elements.
  • Page 72 The model and serial numbers, normally SAMSUNG customer service centre. 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. 72 English MC11J7033CT_AC_DE68-04334R-01_EN.indd 72 6/25/2015 3:44:43 PM...
  • Page 73: Information Codes

    Turn off the microwave oven for cooling the detect higher product and then try setting again. C-21 temperature than setting If it appears again, call your local SAMSUNG temperature. Customer Care Centre. Control buttons Clean the keys and check if there is water on are pressed over the surface around key.
  • Page 74: Technical Specifications

    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 MC11J7033C* Power source 120 V ~ 60 Hz AC Power consumption Maximum power...
  • Page 75: Warranty

    SAMSUNG or SAMSUNG’s authorized service center. SAMSUNG will repair or replace this product, at our option and at no charge as stipulated herein, with new or reconditioned parts or products if found to be defective during the limited warranty period specified above.
  • Page 76 SAMSUNG which damage this product or result in service problems; incorrect electrical line voltage, fluctuations and surges; customer adjustments and failure to follow operating instructions, cleaning, maintenance and environmental instructions that are covered and prescribed in the instruction book;...
  • Page 78 Memo MC11J7033CT_AC_DE68-04334R-01_EN.indd 78 6/25/2015 3:44:43 PM...
  • Page 79 Memo MC11J7033CT_AC_DE68-04334R-01_EN.indd 79 6/25/2015 3:44:43 PM...
  • Page 80 How-to Videos and Live Shows * Requires reader to be installed on your smartphone Please be advised that the Samsung warranty does NOT cover service calls to explain product operation, correct improper installation, or perform normal cleaning or maintenance. QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS...