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NEC N230S Operating Instructions Manual

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MICROWA VE OVEN
N230S
OPERATING
INSTRUCTIONS
Before operating this oven, please read these instructions completely.

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    MICROWA VE OVEN N230S OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Before operating this oven, please read these instructions completely.

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    INSTALLATION ... 3 FEATURES DIAGRAM ... 4~5 OPERATION PROCEDURE ... 6 HOW TO SET THE OVEN CONTROLS ... 7~13 CARE OF YOUR MICROWAVE OVEN ... 14 BEFORE YOU CALL FOR SERVICE ... 15 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ... 15~16 SPECIFICATIONS ... 17 COOKING INSTRUCTIONS ...

  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Do not leave paper products, cooking utensils, or food in the cavity when not in use. 17. Do not use this microwave oven to heat corrosive chemicals (for example, sulfides and chlorides). Vapours from such corrosive chemicals may interact with the contact and springs of the safety interlock switches thereby rendering them inoperable.

  • Page 4: Earthing Instructions

    EARTHING INSTRUCTIONS This appliance must be earthed. In the event of an electrical short circuit, earthing reduces the risk of electric shock by providing an escape wire for the electric current. This appliance is equipped with a cord having a earthing wire with a earthing plug.

  • Page 5: Features Diagram

    FEATURES DIAGRAM 1 Door latch - If the door is opened while the oven is operating, the magnetron will automatically shut off. 2 Door seal - The door seal maintains the microwave within the oven cavity and prevents microwave leakage. 3 Oven cavity 4 Spatter shield - Protects the microwave outlet from splashes of cooking foods.

  • Page 6: Features Diagram

    FEATURES DIAGRAM 0 Time set pad - Used to set the cooking time and the clock. q Display - Cooking time, power level, indicators and clock are displayed. w One touch - Used to cook or reheat specific quantities of food. e Cook - Used to cook or reheat.

  • Page 7: Operation Procedure

    OPERATION PROCEDURE This section includes useful information about oven operation. 1. Plug power supply cord into 230V~240V, 50Hz power outlet. 2. After placing the food in a suitable container, open the oven door and put it on the glass tray. The glass tray and roller guide must always be in place during cooking.

  • Page 8: How To Set The Oven Controls

    CONTROLS SETTING THE CLOCK When the oven is first plugged in, the display will flash ":0" and a tone will sound. If the AC power ever goes off, the display shows ":0" when the power comes back on. 1. Touch CLOCK pad. This is a 12 hour clock system.

  • Page 9: Auto Defrosting

    AUTO DEFROSTING AUTO DEFROSTING lets you easily defrost food by eliminating guesswork in determining defrosting time. Follow the steps below for easy defrosting. 1. Touch AUTO DEFROST pad. AUTO DEFROST * WEIGHT DEFROST CHART Touch pad MEAT once 500 g twice 800 g 3 times...

  • Page 10: Cooking In One Stage

    COOKING IN ONE STAGE 1. Touch POWER pad. (Select desired power level.) POWER 2. Touch the number pads for the cooking time. 3. Touch START pad. When you touch START pad, the M/W indicator starts blinking to show the oven is cooking. The display counts down the time to show how much cooking time is left.

  • Page 11: Kitchen Timer Mode

    KITCHEN TIMER MODE Timer operates as a minute timer, and can also be set to delay cooking, or used as a hold setting after cooking. However, delay cooking can not be programmed for defrost. Timer operates without microwave energy. HOW TO USE AS A MINUTE TIMER 1.

  • Page 12: Express Cook

    EXPRESS COOK EXPRESS COOK allows you to reheat for 30 seconds at 100% (full power) by simply touching the EXPRESS COOK pad. By repeatedly touching the EXPRESS COOK pad, you can also extend reheating time to 5 minutes by 30 second increments. 1.

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    ONE TOUCH COOKING 1. Pour beverage in microwave mug. Place it on the turntable. BEVERAGE Do not cover. Stir before serving. 2. Touch BEVERAGE pad once for 1 cup, twice for 2 cups or three times for 3 cups. * BEVERAGE * (200ml/cup) •...

  • Page 14: Child Safety Lock

    CHILD SAFETY LOCK The safety lock prevents unwanted oven operation such as by small children. To set, press and hold PAUSE/CLEAR for 3 seconds, LOCK indicator lights. To cancel, press and hold PAUSE/CLEAR for 3 seconds, LOCK indicator goes off. TO STOP THE OVEN WHILE THE OVEN IS OPERATING 1.

  • Page 15: Care Of Your Microwave Oven

    CARE OF YOUR MICROWAVE OVEN Turn the oven off before cleaning. Keep the inside of the oven clean. When food spatters or spilled liquids adhere to oven walls, wipe with a damp cloth. Mild detergent may be used if the oven gets very dirty.

  • Page 16: Before You Call For Service

    * Q: Why do I have moisture in my microwave oven after cooking? A: The moisture on the side of your microwave oven is normal. It is caused by steam from cooking food hitting the cool oven surface.

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    * Q : Will the microwave oven be damaged if it operates while empty? A : Yes. Never run it empty. * Q : Can I operate my microwave oven without the turntable or turn the turntable over to hold a large dish? A : No.

  • Page 18: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS POWER SUPPLY POWER CONSUMPTION MICROWAVE OUTPUT POWER FREQUENCY OUTSIDE DIMENSIONS (W X H X D) CAVITY DIMENSIONS (W X H X D) NET WEIGHT TIMER POWER LEVELS * Specifications are subject to change without notice. 230V~240V AC 50 Hz SINGLE PHASE WITH GROUNDING 1400 W 1000 W...

  • Page 19: Cooking Instructions

    UTENSILS TEST Place the utensil in question next to a glass measure filled with water, in the microwave oven. Microwave at high power for 1-2 minutes. If the water heats up, but the utensil remains cool, the utensil is microwave-safe. However if the utensil becomes warm, microwaves are being absorbed by the utensil and it should not be in the microwave oven.

  • Page 20: Use Your Microwave Oven Safely

    Do not hit or strike the control panel with hard objects. This can damage the oven. Food Never use your microwave oven for home canning. The oven is not designed for proper home canning. Improperly canned food may spoil and be dangerous to consume.

  • Page 21: Microwaving Principles

    MICROWAVING PRINCIPLES Microwave energy has been used in this country to cook and reheat food since early experiments with RADAR in World War ll. Microwaves are present in the atmosphere all the time, both naturally and manmade sources. Manmade sources include radar, radio, television, telecommunication links and car phones.

  • Page 22: Cooking Techniques

    COOKING TECHNIQUES STANDING TIME Dense foods e.g. meat, jacket potatoes and cakes, require standing time(inside or outside of the oven) after cooking, to allow heat to finish conducting to cook the center completely. Wrap meat joints and jacket potatoes in aluminium foil while standing. Meat joints need approx.

  • Page 23: General Defrosting Guide

    GENERAL DEFROSTING GUIDE • Do not defrost covered meat. Covering might allow cooking to take place. Always remove outer wrap and tray. Use only containers that are microwave-safe. • Begin defrosting whole poultry breast-side- down. Begin defrosting roasts fat-side-down. • The shape of the package alters the defrosting time. Shallow rectangular shapes defrost more quickly than a deep block.

  • Page 24: Defrosting Chart

    DEFROSTING CHART Item and Weight Defrosting Time BEEF Minced beef 1 lb./454g 7-9 min. Stew Meat 1 lbs./675g 7-12 min. Loin Roast 2 lbs./900g 12-15 min. Patties 4 (4 oz..110g ) 5-7 min. PORK Loin Roast 2 lbs./900g 10-13 min. Spare ribs 1 lb.

  • Page 25: Cooking & Reheating Chart

    COOKING & REHEATING CHART Item MEAT Beef Standing / rolled Rib - Rare - Medium - well done Ground Beef (to brown for casserole) Hamburgers, Fresh or defrosted (4oz. Each/100g) 2 patties 4 patties Pork Loin, Leg Bacon 4 slices 6 slices NOTE: The above times should be regarded only as a guide, allow for difference in individual tastes and preferences.

  • Page 26: Vegetable Chart

    ITEM POWER LEVEL Cooking Time Ravioli or pasta in sauce 1 cup HIGH 4 cups HIGH Sandwich roll or bun 1 roll HIGH VEGETABLE CHART * Note : Use power level HIGH unless otherwise noted. VEGETABLES AMOUNT Asparagus Fresh spears 1 lb./450g Frozen spears 10-oz./280g package...

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    VEGETABLES AMOUNT Mixed vegetable frozen 10-oz./280g package Peas fresh, shelled 2 lbs.(450g) unshelled frozen 10-oz.(280g) package Potatoes fresh, cubed, white 4 potatoes (6-8 oz. /160-220g each) fresh, whole, 1 (6-8 oz./160-220g) sweet or white Spinach fresh 10-16 oz./280-450g frozen, chopped, 10-oz./280g package and leaf Squash fresh, summer,...

  • Page 28: Recipes

    RECIPES TOMATO & ORANGE SOUP 1 oz.(25g) butter 1 medium onion, chopped 1 large carrot & 1 large potato, chopped lb(800g) canned, chopped tomatoes juice and grated rind of 1 small orange pints(900ml) hot vegetable stock salt and pepper to taste FRENCH ONION SOUP 1 large onions, sliced 1 tbsp (15ml) corn oil...

  • Page 29: White Sauce

    BLUE CHEESE & CHIVE JACKETS 2 baking potatoes, (approx.9 oz.(250g) each) 2 oz.(50g) butter 4 oz.(100g) blue cheese, chopped 1 tbsp(15ml) fresh chives, chopped 2 oz.(50g) mushrooms, sliced salt and pepper to taste WHITE SAUCE 1 oz.(25g) butter 1 oz.(25g) plain flour pint(300ml) milk salt and pepper to taste STRAWBERRY JAM...

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    SCRAMBLED EGG oz.(15g) butter 2 eggs 2 tbsp(30ml) milk salt & pepper SAVOURY MINCE 1 small onion, diced 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 tsp(5ml) oil 7 oz.(200g) can chopped tomatoes 1 tbsp(15ml) tomato puree 1 tsp(5ml) mixed herbs 8 oz.(225g) minced beef salt and pepper 1.

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    84A Richmond Rd, Keswick, 5053 Western Australia Perth 45 Sarich Court, Osbome Park 6017 For Service in outer areas, please contact your NEC retailer for the address of the nearest Authorised NEC Service Centre 244 Beecroft Road EPPING 2121 ABN 86 001 217 527 NEC Australia Pty.

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    NEC Australia Pty. Ltd. ABN 86 001 217 527 Home Electronics Group 244 Beecroft Road (P.O. Box 443) EPPING 2121 Phone 131 632 for your nearest NEC office.

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