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Before Using The Product For The First Time; Using The Water Softening System - Samsung DW-FG720 User Manual

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Before using the product for
the first time

USING THE WATER SOFTENING SYSTEM

Better washing results require the use of soft water.
Hard water contains impurities that can hinder the washing performance.
You will need to soften the water if the water supply is harder than 1.0 mmol/ℓ (6 °d – German scale). To do
this, you need:
• Dishwasher salt.
• Configuration of the water hardness level according to your area.
For more information about the water hardness level in your area, contact your local water department.
If the hardness level of your water supply is unsteady, set the dishwasher to the highest measurement.
For example, if the water hardness reading ranges from 6.7 mmol/ℓ to 9.0 mmol/ℓ, set the dishwasher
to 9.0 mmol/ℓ.
The dishwasher's default water hardness level setting is 3 (4.0-5.5 mmol/ℓ). If this setting matches the water
hardness level in your area, there is no need to change it.
If you need to change the water hardness level, follow the instructions below.
Setting the water hardness level
1. While holding down the Delay Start
access the setting for the water hardness level.
2. Once you enter the setting for the water hardness, the current hardness level setting is displayed.
3. Use the Half Load
table below for the water hardness level setting in your area.)
If the water hardness level in your area is very low, you do not need to use dishwasher salt.
However, you set the water hardness setting for the dishwasher to 0.
4. To exit the water hardness setting, press the Power
Water hardness level chart
The water hardness is measured using German degrees (°dH), French degrees (°TH), or mmol/ℓ
(International unit for the water hardness).
Level
0
1
2
14~23
3
23~31
4
31~40
5
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and Half Load
button to select the water hardness level from Level 0 to Level 5. (Refer to the
Water hardness
ºdH
ºTH
mmol/ℓ
<6
<10
<1.0
6~14
10~25
1~2.5
25~40
2.5~4.0
40~55
4.0~5.5
55~70
5.5~7.0
>40
>70
>7.0
buttons, press the Power
button.
Regeneration softening/
washing cycle (ECO program)
Range
No
No
recycle
1/8
Yes
1/5
Yes
1/3
Yes
1/2
Yes
1/1
Yes
Before using for the first time
button to
Salt
injection
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
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