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Miele KWT 6112 iG ed/cs Operating And Installation Instructions

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Operating and installation instructions
Wine conditioning unit
To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the appliance it is essential
to read these instructions before it is installed and used for the first time.
M.-Nr. 10 354 451



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  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions Wine conditioning unit To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the appliance it is essential to read these instructions before it is installed and used for the first time. en-GB M.-Nr. 10 354 451...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Warning and Safety instructions................ 4 Caring for the environment ................ 12 How to save energy.....................  13 Guide to the appliance .................. 14 Control panel ......................14 Symbols......................... 15 Door opening mechanism ..................17 Accessories ...................... 18 Accessories supplied .................... 18 Optional accessories.....................
  • Page 3 Contents Wooden shelves ....................33 Moving the wooden shelves................ 34 Adjusting the wooden shelves .................  35 Annotating wooden shelves ................ 36 Inserting the decor shelf...................  36 Maximum capacity ....................37 Automatic defrosting .................. 38 Cleaning and care .................... 39 Cleaning agents..................... 39 Before cleaning .....................
  • Page 4: Warning And Safety Instructions

    They contain important notes on installation, safety, use and maintenance. Miele cannot be held liable for non-compliance with these instruc- tions. Keep these instructions in a safe place and ensure that new users are familiar with the contents.
  • Page 5 The wine conditioning unit is not suitable for use in areas where there is a risk of explosion. Miele cannot be held liable for damage resulting from improper or in- correct use of the appliance. ...
  • Page 6 – avoid naked flames or anything which creates a spark, – disconnect the appliance from the mains electricity supply, – ventilate the room where the wine conditioning unit is located for several minutes, and – contact the Miele Service Department.
  • Page 7  If the electrical connection cable is faulty it must only be replaced by a Miele authorised service technician to protect the user from danger.  Do not connect the wine conditioning unit to the mains electrical supply by a multi-socket adapter or extension lead.
  • Page 8 Miele authorised service technician. Other- wise the guarantee is invalidated.  Miele can only guarantee the safety of the appliance when genu- ine original Miele replacement parts are used. Faulty components must only be replaced by Miele spare parts.
  • Page 9 Danger of sparking and ex- plosion.  Only use genuine original Miele accessories and spare parts with this appliance. Using accessories or spare parts from other manu- facturers will invalidate the warranty, and Miele cannot accept liabil- ity.
  • Page 10 Warning and Safety instructions  Sharp edged or pointed objects will damage the evaporator, caus- ing irreversible damage to the wine conditioning unit. Do not use sharp edged or pointed objects to – remove frost and ice, – remove labels, stickers etc.
  • Page 11 Warning and Safety instructions Transporting the appliance  Always transport the wine conditioning unit in an upright position and in its original transport packaging to avoid damage in transit.  Danger of injury and damage. The wine conditioning unit is very heavy and must be transported by two people.
  • Page 12: Caring For The Environment

    / recycling centre for electrical and electronic ap- pliances, or contact your dealer or Miele for advice. You are also respons- ible (by law, depending on country) for deleting any personal data that may be stored on the appliance being disposed...
  • Page 13: How To Save Energy

    How to save energy Normal energy consump- Increased energy con- tion sumption Installation / In a ventilated room. In an enclosed, unventilated Maintenance room. Protected from direct sun- In direct sunlight. light. Not near to a heat source Near to a heat source (radi- (radiator, oven).
  • Page 14: Guide To The Appliance

    Guide to the appliance Control panel a For switching the whole g For setting the temperature wine conditioning unit on and off ( for warmer) b Optical interface h Sensor for accessing or leaving set- (for Service technicians only) tings mode c For switching the DynaCool function i For switching off the temperature or (constant humidity) on and off...
  • Page 15: Symbols

    Choice of sensor tone and door alarm tone  Miele@home Only visible when a communication module or communication stick is fitted and signed on (see "Miele@home")  Demo mode For switching off Demo mode (only visible when Demo mode is switched on) ...
  • Page 16 Guide to the appliance a Push2open door catch b Active AirClean filter c Control panel d Lighting e Wooden shelves with labels (FlexiFrames with Noteboard) f Decor rack (the decor rack can be taken out) The data plate is located underneath the de- cor rack.
  • Page 17: Door Opening Mechanism

    Guide to the appliance Door opening mechanism  Risk of damage! Do not subject the door to any pres- The Push2open system on your wine sure when it is open. Do not place conditioning unit makes it easy to open anything on it whilst open.
  • Page 18: Accessories

    Accessories Accessories supplied Optional accessories A range of useful Miele accessories and Chalk care products are available for your Use the chalk to annotate the magnetic wine conditioning unit. strips on the wooden shelves to identify your wines quickly and easily.
  • Page 19: Switching On And Off

    Switching on and off Before using for the first time Operating the wine condition- ing unit Packaging material A light touch of the finger on the  Remove all packaging material from sensors is all that is required to operate the inside of the appliance.
  • Page 20: Switching Off

    Switching on and off Switching off Switching off for longer peri- ods of time If the wine conditioning unit is not going to be used for a longer period of time, e.g. whilst on holiday:  Touch the On/Off sensor. ...
  • Page 21: Selecting Further Settings

    Selecting further settings Certain settings on the wine condition- ing unit can only be selected in settings mode. The door alarm is automatically dis-  By touching the  or  sensor, you abled when the appliance is in set- can now select whether the safety tings mode.
  • Page 22: Audible Tones

    Selecting further settings Audible tones  The wine conditioning unit has audible tones such as the sensor tone and the door and temperature alarms.  By touching the  or sensor you can now select: You can switch the sensor tone or the 0: sensor tone off;...
  • Page 23: Display Brightness

    Selecting further settings Display brightness  The display brightness can be adjusted to suit lighting conditions in the room.  By touching the  or  sensor you The display brightness can be adjusted can now alter the brightness of the in steps from 1 to 3.
  • Page 24: The Optimum Temperature And Air Quality

    The optimum temperature and air quality Wine keeps on maturing depending on Type of wine Recommended the surrounding conditions. The length drinking temper- of time for which wine can be kept in ature good condition will therefore depend Light, fruity reds: +14 °C to +16 °C not only on the temperature but also on the air quality.
  • Page 25: Setting The Temperature

    The optimum temperature and air quality Safety device in case of low ambient The following information shows in the temperatures display while the sensors are being touched: The appliance is equipped with a safety thermostat to protect your wine against –...
  • Page 26: Temperature Range

    The optimum temperature and air quality Temperature range Air quality and humidity The temperature can be set between 5 In most refrigerators the humidity is too °C and 20 °C. low for wine and therefore a refrigerator is not suitable for wine storage. High Temperature display humidity levels are necessary when In normal operation the temperature...
  • Page 27: Dynacool (Constant Humidity)

    The optimum temperature and air quality DynaCool (constant humidity)  Switching off DynaCool DynaCool raises the relative humidity The appliance uses slightly more energy inside the appliance. DynaCool also and is a little noisier when the DynaCool distributes the humidity and the temper- function is switched on.
  • Page 28: Air Filtration With The Active Airclean Filter

    The optimum temperature and air quality Air filtration with the Active AirClean filter The Active AirClean filter achieves op- timum air quality by filtering the incom- ing air. Fresh air from the room enters the ap- pliance via the Active AirClean filter. The fans (DynaCool function) then dis- tribute the air evenly throughout the cabinet.
  • Page 29: Temperature And Door Alarm

    Temperature and door alarm This wine conditioning unit is equipped Switching the temperature alarm off with an alarm system so that the tem- early perature cannot rise or fall unnoticed, If the noise disturbs you, you can thus possibly damaging the wine. switch the alarm off if you wish.
  • Page 30 Temperature and door alarm Door alarm An alarm will sound if the door has been left open for longer than 2 minutes. The alarm symbol  will light up in the dis- play. The alarm will stop and the alarm sym- bol ...
  • Page 31: Feature Lighting

    Feature lighting The interior lighting can be set to re- Setting the brightness of the feature main on when the door is closed so lighting your wines can be on display at all times. The brightness of the feature lighting can be adjusted.
  • Page 32: Lighting Duration Of The Feature Lighting

    Feature lighting The selected brightness is saved and By touching the sensor the temperature reappears in the dis- play. As soon as the appliance door is closed, the set brightness for the fea- ture lighting takes effect. When the ap- –...
  • Page 33: Storing Wine Bottles

    Storing wine bottles Vibration and movement have a negat- Maximum stacking height for ive effect on the maturing process wine bottles in the cabinet which can affect the taste of the wine. Wine bottles stored in the wine unit To avoid disturbing other bottles when must not exceed the following heights removing a bottle of wine, store bottles (bottles laid flat):...
  • Page 34: Moving The Wooden Shelves

    Storing wine bottles Moving the wooden shelves The wooden shelves can be removed and replaced again if required.  Slide the wooden shelf back into the appliance as far as it will go .  Push the wooden shelf right back so that it clicks into place at the front.
  • Page 35: Adjusting The Wooden Shelves

    Storing wine bottles Adjusting the wooden shelves Storing wine bottles across the appli- ance The slats in the wooden shelves can be adjusted to suit the size of the bottles Longer bottles including Magnums can being stored. This way, each bottle can be stored in the wine unit by fitting the be held securely in position.
  • Page 36: Annotating Wooden Shelves

    Storing wine bottles Annotating wooden shelves Inserting the decor shelf  Place the decor shelf at the very bot- For quick and easy identification of the wines being stored, you can annotate tom of the appliance (see "Descrip- the blackboard surface on the magnetic tion of the appliance").
  • Page 37: Maximum Capacity

    Storing wine bottles Maximum capacity Up to 18 Bordeaux bottles (0.75 l, max. bottle height: 310 mm) can be stored in the wine unit. The maximum number of bottles can only be achieved by using all of the wooden shelves (but not when using the slats that fit across the shelf).
  • Page 38: Automatic Defrosting

    Automatic defrosting The wine conditioning unit defrosts automatically.
  • Page 39: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care Cleaning agents  Do not let water get into the electronic unit or the lighting. To avoid damaging the surfaces of your appliance, do not use: – cleaning agents containing soda, am-  Steam from a steam cleaning ap- monia, acids or chlorides pliance could reach the electrical –...
  • Page 40: Before Cleaning

    This will damage them.  Remove the magnetic strips from the wooden shelves before cleaning them Do not use Miele stainless steel (see "Annotating wooden shelves"). conditioning agent on these sur- faces. This will cause noticeable Interior, appliance door and smearing.
  • Page 41: Cleaning The Ventilation Gaps

     Place the wine bottles back in the brush or vacuum cleaner (e.g. use the dusting brush for Miele vacuum wine conditioning unit and close the cleaners) door.
  • Page 42: Active Airclean Filters

     Push the filter in and then release it. The filter will lock into place automat- ically with an audible click. Active AirClean filters can be obtained from your Miele dealer, Miele or from the Miele website.  Pull the filter out.
  • Page 43 Active AirClean filters To confirm the filters have been changed  Touch the OK sensor to confirm your selection. The selected setting is applied, the  Touch the settings sensor.  symbol flashes. All symbols available for selection will appear in the display and the  symbol flashes.
  • Page 44: Problem Solving Guide

     Unauthorised installation, maintenance and repairs can cause considerable danger for the user. Installation, maintenance and repairs must only be carried out by a Miele au- thorised technician. Problem Cause and remedy...
  • Page 45 Problem solving guide Problem Cause and remedy The compressor is The temperature in the wine conditioning unit is set switching on more fre- too low. quently and for longer  Adjust the temperature. periods of time, the The appliance door is not properly closed. temperature in the wine ...
  • Page 46 Problem solving guide Display warnings Message Cause and remedy The alarm symbol   is The door alarm has been activated. lit up in the display and  Close the appliance door. The alarm symbol  an alarm is also sound- will go out and the alarm will stop. ing.
  • Page 47 There are live electrical components under the lighting cover. The LED lighting may only be repaired or replaced by a Miele authorised service technician.  Danger of injury from LED lighting. Light in- tensity corresponds to laser beam class 1/1M.
  • Page 48 Problem solving guide General problems with the wine conditioning unit Problem Cause and remedy There is no audible This is not a fault. The alarm tone has been switched alarm although the door off in settings mode (see "Selecting further settings - has been open for a Audible tones").
  • Page 49: Noises

    Noises Normal noises What causes them Brrrrr ... A humming noise is made by the motor (compressor). This noise can get louder for brief periods when the motor switches Blubb, blubb ... A gurgling noise can be heard when coolant is circulating through the pipes.
  • Page 50: After Sales / Warranty

    See end of this booklet for contact de- tails. For information on the appliance war- ranty specific to your country please When contacting your Dealer or Miele, contact Miele. please quote the model and serial num- ber of your appliance.
  • Page 51: Information For Dealers

    Information for dealers Demo mode  The wine conditioning unit can be demonstrated in the showroom or at exhibitions in "Demo mode". In this  Leave your finger on the  sensor mode the control panel and interior until the  symbol appears in the dis- lighting are active but the compressor play.
  • Page 52 Information for dealers  Touch the  or  sensor until 0 ap- pears (means: Demo mode is switched off).  Touch the OK sensor to confirm your selection. The selected setting is applied, the  symbol flashes.  Touch the settings sensor to leave settings mode.
  • Page 53: Electrical Connection

    Electrical connection The appliance is supplied with a mains Do not connect the appliance to the cable with moulded plug for connection mains electricity supply by an extension to a 50 Hz 220–240 V supply. lead. Extension leads do not guarantee the required safety of the appliance The fuse rating must be at least 10 A (e.g.
  • Page 54: Installation

    Installation Location A wine unit that has not been in- stalled in its niche can tip up. This appliance should be installed in a Keep the appliance door shut until dry, well-ventilated room. the wine unit has been built in and When deciding where to install your secured in its housing in accordance wine unit please bear in mind that it will...
  • Page 55: Climate Range

    Installation Climate range Ventilation The wine conditioning unit is designed  If the ventilation gaps given are for use within a certain climate range not observed, the compressor will (ambient temperatures) and should not run more frequently and for longer be used outside this range.
  • Page 56: Different Types Of Ventilation Gaps

    Installation Air at the back of the wine conditioning Different types of ventilation gaps unit gets warm. The appliance housing unit must therefore be constructed to allow sufficient space for ventilation (see "Building-in dimensions"). – A : directly above the wine condition- ing unit –...
  • Page 57: Before Installing The Wine Conditioning Unit

    Installation Before installing the wine con- Building-in dimensions ditioning unit  Take any accessories out of the appli- ance.  Remove the cable clip from the back of the appliance (depending on model). The mains connection cable is 2300 mm long. The socket must be easily accessible in an emergency, not concealed be- hind the appliance.
  • Page 58: Installing The Wine Conditioning Unit

    Installing the wine conditioning unit To install the wine conditioning unit,  Warning! Do not drop the appli- you will need the following tools: ance. Risk of injury and damage. Two people are required for installing this wine conditioning unit. ...
  • Page 59 Installing the wine conditioning unit Installing the wine conditioning unit  Push the wine conditioning unit back into the housing unit. Take care not to damage the mains cable whilst push-  Use the hand holds  underneath ing it back in. the wine conditioning unit when car- rying it.
  • Page 60 Installing the wine conditioning unit  If you need to realign the wine condi-  Attach the suction cap supplied  to tioning unit, you will need to pull it out the glass door and open the door. of the housing unit to readjust the feet ...
  • Page 61 Installing the wine conditioning unit  Fit the covers  (supplied).  Now connect the wine conditioning  Secure the wine conditioning unit to unit to the electrical supply. the carcase using the four screws supplied (4 x 29) . The screws When the wine conditioning unit is con- should be screwed into the carcase nected to the electrical supply, the...
  • Page 63 Tel: +65 6735 1191 Fax. +971 4 3418 852 Fax: 011-46 900 001 Fax: +65 6735 1161 800-MIELE (64353) E-mail: E-Mail: E-Mail: Internet: Internet: Website: Manufacturer: Miele & Cie. KG, Carl-Miele-Straße 29, 33332 Gütersloh, Germany...
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