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Samsung ME1240SC Owner's Manual

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Owner's Manual
Code No.: DE68-02612A



  Summary of Contents for Samsung ME1240SC

  • Page 1: Microwave Oven

    Microwave Oven Owner’s Manual MW1040WC/BC MW1240WC/BC MW1440WC/BC ME1240SC ME1440SC ME1280STC ME1480STC MW1040WC/BC/MW1240WC/BC/ MW1440WC/BC ME1240SC/ME1440SC ME1480STC ME1280STC Code No.: DE68-02612A...
  • Page 2: Safety

    Always observe Safety Precautions when using your oven. Never try to repair the oven on your own – there is dangerous voltage inside. If the oven needs to be repaired, call 1-800-SAMSUNG for the name of an authorized service center near you. MPORTANT...
  • Page 3 • Precaution for safe use to avoid possible exposure to excessive microwave oven energy: Do not attempt to pull any part of the door by hand to open the door. Open the door only utilizing the push button located at front-right- bottom side.
  • Page 4 If you use an extension cord, the interior light may flicker and the blower may vary when the microwave oven is on. Cooking times may be longer, too. WARNING Do not cut or remove the third (ground) prong from the power cord under any circumstances.
  • Page 5: Your New Microwave Oven

    Warranty service can only be performed by a Samsung Authorized Service Center. If you should require warranty service, provide the above information with a copy of your sales receipt to the Samsung Authorized Service Center. For service assistance and the location of the nearest service center, please call 1-800-SAMSUNG (1-800-726-7864), or go on-line to WWW.SAMSUNG-...
  • Page 6: Control Panel Buttons

    Kitchen Timer Instant Cook Buttons Sound Handy Helper, Kids Meals, Pause/Cancel Snack Bar Start Number Buttons More/Less Power Level MW1240WC/BC, ME1240SC One Minute + Auto Defrost Auto Reheat Clock Sound Instant Cook Buttons Handy Helper, Kids Meals, Snack Bar Number Buttons...
  • Page 7 Your New Microwave oven MW1440WC/BC, ME1440SC One Minute + Handy Helper, Kids Meals, Snack Bar Auto Reheat Number Buttons Auto Defrost More/Less Instant Cook Buttons Pause/Cancel Clock Start Sound Power Level Kitchen Timer ME1280STC One Minute + Handy Helper, Kids Meals,...
  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Clock Start Sound Power Level Kitchen Timer Table of Contents Safety...2 Your New Microwave oven ...5 Checking Parts ...5 Warranty and Service Information ...5 Setting Up Your Microwave Oven...5 Control Panel Buttons ... 6~8 Table of Contents ...8 Operation...9 Turning on the Power and Selecting a Weight ...9 Setting the Clock...9...
  • Page 9: Operation

    Operation Turning on the Power and Selecting a Weight The first time you plug the power cord into an outlet, or after there has been an interruption in power, the display shows “ ” At this point, you can select the weight system for the display. You can choose between pounds (LBS) or kilograms (KG).
  • Page 10: Using The Handy Helper Button

    1 pint • Remove top of carton. Place carton in Soften Ice Cream (except 1040) ½ gallon center of microwave oven. • Let stand 2 min. after microwaving. Pizza Reheat 1 Slice • Put the pizza on a microwave-safe plate...
  • Page 11: Using The Kids Meals Button

    Operation Using the Kids Meals Button Press the Kids Meals button corresponding to the food you are cooking. The display shows “A-1”(item code). Press the Kids Meals button repeatedly to select the item you want.(Refer to the Kids Meals Chart below) Press the Number 1 or 2 button to select the serving size you want.
  • Page 12: Reheating Automatically (Mw1240/1440, Me1240/1440/1280/1480)

    Operation Reheating Automatically (MW1240/1440, ME1240/1440/1280/1480) To reheat food, select the type of dish and the number of servings you want to reheat, and the microwave automatically sets the reheating time. Press the Auto Reheat button repeatedly to select the type of dish you wish to reheat.
  • Page 13: Setting Cooking Times & Power Levels

    Note: The microwave does not turn on when the Kitchen timer is used. Setting the Child Protection Lock You can lock your microwave oven so it can’t be used by unsupervised chil- dren. Hold the “0” button and then press the button.
  • Page 14: Cooking Instructions

    Cooking Instructions Cooking Utensils Recommended Use • Glass and glass-ceramic bowls and dishes — Use for heating or cooking. Microwavable browning dish • — Use to brown the exterior of small items such as steaks, chops, or pancakes. Follow the directions provided with your browning dish.
  • Page 15: Cooking Techniques

    Some ingredients heat faster than others. For example, the jelly inside a jelly doughnut will be hotter than the dough. Keep this in mind to avoid burns. • Home canning in the microwave oven is not recommended because all harmful bacteria may not be destroyed by the microwave heating process. •...
  • Page 16: Cooking Guide

    Cooking Instructions Cooking Guide Guide for Cooking Meat in Your Microwave • Place meat on a microwave-safe roasting rack in a microwave-safe dish. • Start meat fat-side down. Use narrow strips of aluminum foil to shield any bone tips or thin meat areas. •...
  • Page 17: Auto Defrosting Guide

    Cooking Instructions Guide for Cooking Eggs in Your Microwave • Never cook eggs in the shell, and never warm hard-cooked eggs in the shell; they can explode. • Always pierce whole eggs to keep them from bursting. • Cook eggs just until set; they become tough if overcooked. Guide for Cooking Vegetables in Your Microwave •...
  • Page 18: Recipes

    Cooking Instructions Recipes Beef and Barley Stew 1½ lbs. beef stew cubes, cut into ½-inch pieces ½ cup chopped onion 2 Tbs. all-purpose flour 1 Tbs Worcestershire sauce 1 can (13.75-14.5 oz.) beef broth 2 medium carrots, cut into ½-inch slices (about 1 cup) ½...
  • Page 19: Appendix

    You may wish to leave a cup of water in the oven when it is not in use to prevent damage if the oven is accidentally turned on. If you have a problem you cannot solve, please call our service line: 1-800-SAMSUNG (1-800-726-7864)
  • Page 20: Specifications

    ”(H) X 17 13/16 1/16 Oven Cavity Dimensions ”(W) X 9 ”(H) X 16 Net/Gross Weight 39.6/42.9 lbs Model Number ME1240SC Oven Cavity 1.2cuft Controls 10 power levels, including defrost Timer 99 minutes, 99 seconds Power Source 120 VAC, 60 Hz...
  • Page 21: Warranty

    Transportation of the product to and from the service center is the responsibility of the purchaser. 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 22 SAMSUNG will additionally provide Warranty Repair Service in the United States on SAMSUNG products purchased in Canada, and in Canada on SAMSUNG products purchased in the United States, for the war- ranty period originally specified, and to the Original Purchaser only.
  • Page 23: Guíd De Consulta Rápida En Español(Spanish)

    Guíd de Consulta Rápida en Español(Spanish) Usando el Botón PAUSE/CANCEL • Para pausar mientras está cocinando, oprima una vez al botón PAUSE/ CANCEL. • Para detener el horno y borrar las instrucciones para cocinar, oprima dos veces al botón PAUSE/CANCEL. •...
  • Page 24: Quick Reference(English)

    (MW1240/1440, ME1240/ 1440/1280/1480) 2. To increase serving size, press the corresponding number button. 3. Press START to begin reheating cycle. ELECTRONICS SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS AMERICA, INC. HEADQUARTERS 105 CHALLENGER ROAD RIDGEFIELD PARK, NEW JERSEY 07660-0511 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. March 2003...