• Remove any labels or stickers from appliance.
• Thoroughly wash lid, rice bowl, upper steaming bowl, lower steaming bowl,
drip tray and heating element sleeve in warm, soapy water before first use,
then rinse and dry carefully. The heating element sleeve must be installed
around the heating element for proper operation.
• Wipe the inside of the water reservoir with a damp cloth.
Included is a removable heating element sleeve.
Before cooking, when this sleeve is placed
around the heating element, the steam function
will automatically produce steam in 35
seconds. Do not operate the steamer
without the heating element sleeve.
: The heating element sleeve
may be removed to allow cleaning of the
heating element. On the heating element sleeve,
there is a small indentation (cut) which
should face downward when replaced on the
Place unit on a flat, sturdy surface with
adequate clearance (i.e., do not place under
wall cabinets). The steamer unit and
components are not for use in ovens
(microwave, convection or conventional)
or on stovetop.
Fill water reservoir with clean water
only. Do not put any other liquids or add
any salt, pepper, etc., in the water reservoir.
Make sure the water does not exceed the HI fill
level or go lower than the LO fill level as
indicated inside the water reservoir. Then place
the drip tray on the base.