CLEANING THE INTERIOR
Before using the appliance for the first
time, wash the interior and all internal ac-
cessories with lukewarm water and some
neutral soap so as to remove the typical
smell of a brand-new product, then dry
Do not use detergents or abrasive
powders, as these will damage
FREEZING FRESH FOOD
STORAGE OF FROZEN FOOD
When first starting-up or after a period
out of use, before putting the products in
the compartment let the appliance run at
least 2 hours on the higher settings.
In the event of accidental defrost-
ing, for example due to a power
failure, if the power has been off
for longer than the value shown in
the technical characteristics chart
under "rising time", the defrosted
food must be consumed quickly
or cooked immediately and then
re-frozen (after cooling).
Deep-frozen or frozen food, prior to be-
ing used, can be thawed in the refrigera-
If "dEMo" appears on the Display, the ap-
pliance is in demonstration mode: refer to
"WHAT TO DO IF..." paragraph.
The freezer compartment is suitable for
freezing fresh food and storing frozen and
deep-frozen food for a long time.
To freeze fresh food activate the FROST-
MATIC function at least 24 hours before
placing the food to be frozen in the freez-
Place the fresh food to be frozen in the
"X" compartment, as shown in the figure.
The maximum amount of food that can be
frozen in 24 hours is specified on the rat-
ing plate, a label located on the inside of
The freezing process lasts 24 hours: dur-
ing this period do not add other food to
tor compartment or at room temperature,
depending on the time available for this
Small pieces may even be cooked still fro-
zen, directly from the freezer: in this case,
cooking will take longer.
This appliance is equipped with one or
more trays for the production of ice-
cubes. Fill these trays with water, then put
them in the freezer compartment.
Do not use metallic instruments to
remove the trays from the freezer.
One or more cold accumulators are sup-
plied in the freezer; these increase the
length of time for which food will keep in