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Operating and Installation Instructions
Wine Conditioning Unit
To prevent accidents and machine damage, read these instructions be-
fore installation or use.
en-US, CA
M.-Nr. 10 785 210

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  • Page 1 Operating and Installation Instructions Wine Conditioning Unit To prevent accidents and machine damage, read these instructions be- fore installation or use. en-US, CA M.-Nr. 10 785 210...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS .............. 5 Caring for the environment ................ 12 Installation information .................. 13 Installation location ....................13 Climate class .................... 14 Installation notes ....................15 Load-bearing capacity of the niche floor ............ 15 Door hinge...................... 15 Adjoining cabinets/units ...................  15 Ventilation ......................
  • Page 3 Performing a Self Test ..................58 Switching on Door Assistant  ................58 Switching off Door Assistant  ................60 Setting up Miele@home ..................60 Switching off Demo Mode .................. 64 Resetting the settings to their default settings ..........65 Switching Sabbath Mode  On/Off............... 66 Switching the ambient lighting ...
  • Page 4 Contents Cleaning and care .................... 78 Cleaning agents..................... 78 Before cleaning the Wine Storage Unit ..............79 Interior, accessories, and appliance door ............. 79 Cleaning the door seal ..................80 Cleaning the ventilation grilles................80 Frequently Asked Questions ................ 81 Causes of noises ....................
  • Page 5: Important 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 6 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 7: Technical Safety

     If the power cord is damaged, it must be replaced by a Miele au- thorized technician in order to protect the user from harm.  The electrical outlet must be properly grounded.
  • Page 8 – the power cord has been unplugged. Pull on the plug and not on the cord when removing it from the outlet.  Installation, repair, and maintenance work should only be per- formed by a Miele-authorized service technician. Work by unqualified persons could be dangerous and may void the warranty. ...
  • Page 9: Correct Use

     Do not operate any electrical equipment inside the wine condition- ing unit. DANGER of sparking and explosion.  Use only genuine original Miele parts. If parts or accessories from other manufacturers are used, the warranty may become invalid.
  • Page 10: Cleaning And Maintenance

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Cleaning and maintenance  Do not use any oil or grease on the door seals. They can cause the seals to deteriorate over time.  Do not use a steam cleaning appliance to clean this wine condi- tioning unit.
  • Page 11: Disposal Of Your Old Appliance

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Transport  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. Disposal of your old appliance ...
  • Page 12: Caring For The Environment

    Consult with local authorities, dealers or Miele in order to dispose of and recycle electrical and electronic appliances. Miele assumes no responsibility for deleting any personal data left on the appliance being disposed.
  • Page 13: Installation Information

    Installation information If installation near a heat source is un-  DANGER of injury and damage! avoidable, observe the following mini- A wine conditioning unit that has not mum distances between the appliance been installed properly can tip up. and the heat source: Keep the appliance door shut until –...
  • Page 14: Climate Class

    Installation information Climate class IMPORTANT In environments with high humidity The wine conditioning unit is designed condensation may appear on the ex- for use within a certain climate range ternal surfaces of the wine condition- (ambient temperatures) and should not ing unit.
  • Page 15: Installation Notes

    Installation information Ventilation Installation notes  WARNING! Fire hazard! Load-bearing capacity of the niche floor Operation of the wine conditioning unit is limited. Keep the required ven- To ensure the safe installation of the tilation gaps free from obstruction. wine conditioning unit and to guarantee its correct functioning, the floor of the ...
  • Page 16: Side-By-Side

    A side-by-side merging kit is required If the partition wall a is more than for this. This is available from your 6 5/16" (160 mm) thick, you don't need Miele dealer or Miele Technical Ser- the side-by-side merging kit, and also vice. not the heating mat.
  • Page 17: Installation Dimensions

    Installation dimensions – The electrical connection must not be positioned higher than 9” above the floor. The electrical outlet must not be concealed behind the appliance and must be easily accessible in an emergency.
  • Page 18 Installation dimensions 1 3/16" (30 mm) 7/8" 10 5/16" (22 mm) (262 mm) 3 5/8" 4" 4" (92 mm) (102 mm) (102 mm) side view...
  • Page 19: Dimensions When The Appliance Door Is Opened (Opening Angle 90°)

    Installation dimensions Dimensions when the appliance door is opened (opening angle 90°) * The dimensions of the cabinet front and the door handle vary depending on the design of the kitchen.
  • Page 20: Dimensions When The Appliance Door Is Opened (Opening Angle 115°)

    Installation dimensions Dimensions when the appliance door is opened (opening angle 115°) 11 3/4" (299 * The dimensions of the cabinet front and the door handle vary depending on the design of the kitchen.
  • Page 21: Dimensions Of The Cabinet Front

    Dimensions of the cabinet front 23 3/4" (604 mm) 3" (77 mm) 17 3/4" (450 mm) 5 7/8" (149,5 mm) 63 7/8" (1622 mm) 79 7/8" (2029 mm) 10 1/8" (257,5 mm) ≥ 4" – 5 3/16" (≥ 102 – 132 mm)
  • Page 22: Installing The Wine Conditioning Unit

    Installing the wine conditioning unit Before starting... Tools required – Cordless drill It is essential to read these installa- tion instructions carefully before – TX 20 screwdriver starting to install the wine condition- – Hammer drill ing unit. The wine conditioning unit should be –...
  • Page 23: Weight Of Cabinet Front

    Installing the wine conditioning unit Weight of cabinet front Aligning the installation niche Before installing the cabinet front, en- sure that the weight of the door does not exceed the maximum permitted: wine conditioning Max. weight of unit cabinet front KWT 26x1 Vi(S) 160 lbs (73 kg) ...
  • Page 24: Checking The Installation Niche

    Installing the wine conditioning unit Checking the installation niche Before installation  Check the installation dimensions.  Heavy weight!  Check the position of the electrical This wine conditioning unit is very connections (see “Electrical connec- heavy and can tip forwards when the tion”).
  • Page 25: Preparing The Installation Niche

    Installing the wine conditioning unit  With the help of several people as re- quired, carefully lift the wine condi- tioning unit from the pallet, starting with the back of the wine condition- ing unit. The wine conditioning unit can be rolled along the floor using the wheels at the back.
  • Page 26 Installing the wine conditioning unit Securing the installation niche The provided anti-tip brackets  en- sure the installation niche is securely fixed to the wall.  Make sure that the gap between the wine conditioning unit's rear wall and the installation niche does not exceed 2"...
  • Page 27 Installing the wine conditioning unit Retaining screws for different uses and types of material are supplied in the accompanying pack: Securing with a wooden wedge  Secure the installation niche to the wall using the anti-tip brackets . Securing to a concrete wall Securing to a wooden wall...
  • Page 28: Pushing The Wine Conditioning Unit Into The Niche

    Installing the wine conditioning unit Pushing the wine conditioning unit into the niche Then push the wine conditioning unit into the niche, taking care not to damage the electrical cord. If you are installing several appliances side by side, now secure the appli- ances to one another (see the instruc- tions for the side-by-side installation kit).
  • Page 29: Aligning The Wine Conditioning Unit

    Installing the wine conditioning unit Tip: To secure the power cord to pre- Aligning the wine conditioning vent it becoming caught: unit Tie a piece of string to the middle of the  Align the wine conditioning unit with cord and as the appliance is being neighboring cabinet fronts.
  • Page 30 Installing the wine conditioning unit The adjustable feet at the front and back of the wine conditioning unit can all be adjusted from the front:  Risk of damage! Do not under any circumstances use a cordless screwdriver to adjust the front and rear feet.
  • Page 31 Installing the wine conditioning unit  Adjust the rear feet with a ratchet (at-  Adjust the front feet with a ratchet (at- tachment: 5/16” (8 mm) socket) or a tachment: 5/16” (8 mm)) socket) or a TX 20 screwdriver . TX 20 screwdriver . Tip: Proceed carefully when adjusting the feet, alternating between the left and right feet.
  • Page 32: Securing The Wine Conditioning Unit In The Niche

    Installing the wine conditioning unit Securing the wine conditioning unit in the niche  Place a level across the installation aids  on the door of the wine condi- tioning unit to check the wine condi- tioning unit’s alignment.  Unscrew the feet  and  on both sides at least until the marking on the base is aligned with the required ...
  • Page 33 Installing the wine conditioning unit  Open the door of the wine condition- If it is not possible to secure the wine conditioning unit at the top, it can be at- ing unit. tached to the niche with the side fixing plates: ...
  • Page 34: Preparing The Cabinet Fronts

    Installing the wine conditioning unit  Close the appliance door. Preparing the cabinet fronts  Open the door of the wine condition- ing unit as far as it will go.  Measure the gap X between the ad- justing bar and the upper edge of the adjacent cabinet front.
  • Page 35 Installing the wine conditioning unit  Secure the fixing frame  to the top of the cabinet front, using at least 6 screws depending on the size: The fixing frame has several different types of holes to take account of a va- riety of cabinet fronts.
  • Page 36: Securing And Aligning The Cabinet Front

    Installing the wine conditioning unit  Open the door of the wine condition- Securing and aligning the cabi- ing unit and hang the cabinet front on net front its frame  onto the threaded bolts .  Now insert the angle trims  as far as they will go into the provided spa- ...
  • Page 37 Installing the wine conditioning unit  Close the appliance door and check the distance between the door and adjacent cabinet doors.  Align the depth of the appliance door via the gaps in the angle trims .  Align the height and sides of the ap- Then screw the angle trims ...
  • Page 38 Installing the wine conditioning unit  Remove the spacers  from the cab- inet front. Mounting the fixing bracket The fixing bracket is used to secure the cabinet front to the bottom of the appli- ance door. Do not mount the fixing bracket until the Wine Storage Unit (or side-by-side combination, if applicable) has been installed and the cabinet front has...
  • Page 39 Installing the wine conditioning unit  Tighten the screw at the bottom of  Click the cover  onto the fixing the appliance door. bracket.  Install the cover  to the fixing bracket .
  • Page 40: Securing The Covers

    Installing the wine conditioning unit Securing the covers  The top cover  must be assembled as follows before it can be installed:  Place the assembled cover  into the gap above the wine conditioning unit so it clicks into place. While do- ing so, slide both parts of the cover together as required.
  • Page 41 Installing the wine conditioning unit Mounting the cover in a side-by-side combination  Insert the joining peg (from the side- by-side kit) halfway into the channel in the cover for the left-hand appli- ance.  Place the second cover onto the pin and press the two covers together.
  • Page 42: Fitting The Door Trim

    Installing the wine conditioning unit  Fit the cover  to the light contact switch. Fitting the door trim  Trim the long pieces of door trim for the right and left sides to the length required X.  Fit the door trim into the gap between the cabinet front and the glass.
  • Page 43: Securing The Toe-Kick And The Toe-Kick Cover

    Installing the wine conditioning unit Securing the toe-kick and the Limiting the opening angle of toe-kick cover the appliance door The door hinges are set ex works to en- able the appliance door to be opened wide. If, for example, the appliance door hits an adjacent wall when it is opened, you should limit the opening angle of the appliance door to 90°:...
  • Page 44: Electrical Connection

    Electrical connection Wait for 1 hour after installation before  Risk of electric shock! plugging the wine conditioning unit into The wine conditioning unit must only the power supply. This allows coolant be switched on when it has been in- and refrigerator oil to settle in accor- stalled in accordance with the instal- dance with regulations.
  • Page 45 Electrical connection If the outlet is no longer accessible after Do not connect the wine conditioning installation, an additional means of dis- unit to a stand-alone inverter such as connection must be provided for all those used with an autonomous energy poles.
  • Page 46 Electrical connection Connecting the wine conditioning unit  Insert the plug into the back of the wine conditioning unit. Make sure that the plug has clicked into position correctly.  Insert the plug into the electrical out- let and switch on. The wine conditioning unit is now con- nected to the electricity supply: Follow the steps described in “Switch-...
  • Page 47: How To Save Energy

    How to save energy Normal Increased energy consumption energy consumption Installation / In a well-ventilated room. In an enclosed, poorly venti- Maintenance lated room. Protected from direct sun- In direct sunlight. light. Away from heat sources (ra- Near a heat source (radiator, diator, range/oven).
  • Page 48 How to save energy Normal Increased energy consumption energy consumption Wooden shelves arranged as they were when the appli- ance was delivered. Only open the door when Frequent opening of the necessary and for as short a door for long periods will time as possible.
  • Page 49: Guide To The Appliance

    Guide to the appliance a Display b On/Off switch c Wooden shelves with labels d Interior lighting e Isolator plate for thermal separation of the wine conditioning zones f Glass door with UV filter g Automatic door opening...
  • Page 50: Start Screen

     sensor For switching the interior lighting on and off when the door is closed d Display for Miele@home connection status (only visible when Miele@home has been set up) e Sensor control  for adjusting various settings in settings mode...
  • Page 51: Settings Mode

    Door Assistant Switch on ( Push2Open Pull2Open ) or switch off (see “Selecting additional settings”)  Set up, deactivate, or query WLAN connection Miele@home status (see “Selecting additional settings”) * Switch off Demo Mode * (only visible when Demo Mode , is switched on see “Selecting additional settings”)
  • Page 52: Symbols In Settings Mode

    Guide to the appliance Symbols in settings mode  / Scroll in settings mode or select a setting / Change a setting (e.g., display brightness) Confirm a setting  Exit the menu level...
  • Page 53: Accessories

    Accessories Accessories supplied Optional accessories A range of useful Miele accessories and Appliance plug care products are available for your wine conditioning unit. Chalk Use the chalk supplied to write on the Stainless steel front magnetic strips on the wooden shelves...
  • Page 54: Before First Use

    Before first use Before first use Using the wine conditioning unit Allow the wine conditioning unit to stand for approx. 1 hour prior to con- The touch display can be scratched necting it to the power supply. by pointed or sharp objects, e.g., This will help prevent any malfunc- pens.
  • Page 55: Starting Up For The First Time

    Before first use  Select  if you wish to switch to the – Set up Miele@home previous menu level or terminate the  Select if you wish to set up Continue process. Miele@home now (to do this, following the instructions under “Selecting ad- Every touch of the display is con- ditional settings”, section “Set up...
  • Page 56: Switching The Wine Conditioning Unit On And Off

    If, during a long absence, the wine Miele will then appear on the main conditioning unit is turned off but not screen in the appliance display.
  • Page 57: Selecting Additional Settings

    Selecting additional settings In Settings mode , certain settings The display is unlocked briefly so you can be adjusted and functions selected, can adjust the settings as required. allowing you to adjust the Wine Storage Closing the door of the wine condition- Unit to suit your requirements.
  • Page 58: Performing A Self Test

    Selecting additional settings  Confirm the message with OK. Performing a Self Test  The main screen appears on the display Perform a Self Test if you are concerned again. that your wine conditioning unit is not working properly and want to check if it Switching on Door Assistant ...
  • Page 59 Selecting additional settings  Touch the  sensor control to return To protect against inadvertent open- to the previous menu level. ing: if you do not pull the appliance open, it will close again by itself after a - Adjusting the intensity duration defined by you (see “Set Au- You can also adjust the intensity of the toClose duration”).
  • Page 60: Switching Off Door Assistant

    OK to confirm – the Miele@mobile app your selection. – a Miele user account. The user ac-  Touch the  sensor control to return count can be created via the to the previous menu level. Miele@mobile app.
  • Page 61  Confirm your selection with OK.  Use the  and  arrow buttons to select via the App and touch OK to confirm your selection.  Open the Miele@mobile app and fol- low the instructions in the app.
  • Page 62  Now follow the instructions in the dis- play.  Confirm the process with OK. To be able to use the Miele@home functions, you also have to register your Wine Storage Unit in the app.  As soon as your Wine Storage Unit...
  • Page 63  In settings mode , use the  and  If you have already activated arrow buttons to select Miele@home Miele@home and then disconnected and touch OK to confirm your selec- the connection, you can still reactivate tion. the connection.
  • Page 64: Switching Off Demo Mode

    Switching off Demo Mode  If you have changed your WiFi network, Demo mode allows the Wine Storage you can set up Miele@home again for Unit to be presented in the showroom your Wine storage Unit. without the cooling system being switched on.
  • Page 65: Resetting The Settings To Their Default Settings

    Unit “Starting up for the first time”).  / Switched off Keypad  Lock  Door As- Push2open sistant  Switched off Miele@ho  Ambient Ambient 2 Lighting Temperature dis- Ambient Display play  Sabbath Switched off Mode ...
  • Page 66: Switching Sabbath Mode  On/Off

    Selecting additional settings – The ambient lighting Switching Sabbath Mode  On/ (if previously switched on) You can still select: The Wine Storage Unit offers a Sabbath Mode for the purposes of religious ob- – The sensor control for Settings servance. Mode ...
  • Page 67: Switching The Ambient Lighting  On Or Off

    Selecting additional settings Switching the ambient light- Selecting the intensity of the ing  on or off Ambient Lighting  The interior lighting can be set to re- You can set the intensity of the Ambient main on when the appliance door is Lighting in settings mode .
  • Page 68: Selecting Ambient Display

     Use the  and  arrow buttons to select the required display settings: – Temperature display – Miele logo – Display switched off completely.  Confirm your selection with OK. The display settings you have selected are now active when the appliance door is closed.
  • Page 69: The Ideal Temperature And Humidity

    The ideal temperature and humidity Wine continues to mature 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 red 57°...
  • Page 70: Isolator Panels For Thermal Separation

    The ideal temperature and humidity Isolator panels for thermal separation Setting the temperature  Touch the  symbol for setting the The Wine Storage Unit has two fixed isolator panels that divide the interior temperature in the display. into three zones, which can be condi- The previously set temperatures are dis- tioned in different ways.
  • Page 71: Humidity

    The ideal temperature and humidity Increasing the humidity  Humidity In most refrigerators the humidity is too If you have set a higher level of humid- low for wine and therefore a refrigerator ity, the fans will switch on automati- is not suitable for wine storage. Higher cally.
  • Page 72 The ideal temperature and humidity  Confirm your selection with OK or wait approx. 8 seconds after touching the button for the last time. The set- ting will be automatically adopted.
  • Page 73: Door Alarm

    Door alarm An alarm will sound if the appliance door has been left open for longer than approx. 2 minutes. The message Close the door also ap- pears in the display. As soon as the door is closed, the alarm will stop and the message in the display will go out.
  • Page 74: Storing Wine Bottles

    Storing wine bottles Always observe USDA food safety  Risk of damage and injury! guidelines. If wooden shelves and bottles pro- trude too far forwards, they will dam-  age the glass door when it is closed. WARNING! Fire hazard! Please ensure that the wooden Do not operate any electrical equip- shelves and wine bottles do not pro-...
  • Page 75: Moving The Wooden Shelves

    Storing wine bottles Moving the wooden shelves Labeling the wooden racks The wooden shelves can be removed For quick and easy identification of the and replaced again if required. wines stored, you can write on the blackboard-painted surface of the strips on the wooden racks.
  • Page 76: Maximum Capacity

    Storing wine bottles Maximum capacity  Risk of damage Do not exceed the maximum load- bearing capacity of 77 lb (35 kg) for each wooden shelf. Do not stack bottles on the wooden shelves. Up to 104 Bordeaux bottles (0.75 L (25.4 fl oz.)) can be stored in the Wine Storage Unit.
  • Page 77: Automatic Defrosting

    Automatic defrosting  WARNING! DANGER of injury and damage! Do not use any mechanical or other types of aids which are not recom- mended by the manufacturer to ac- celerate the defrosting process. The wine conditioning unit defrosts au- tomatically.
  • Page 78: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care Cleaning agents  WARNING! DANGER of electric shock! To avoid damaging the surfaces of your Unplug the appliance or trip the cir- appliance, do not use cuit breaker. – Cleaning products containing soda, ammonia, acid, or chloride ...
  • Page 79: Before Cleaning The Wine Storage Unit

    Cleaning and care Before cleaning the Wine Stor- Interior, accessories, and ap- age Unit pliance door  Switch the Wine Storage Unit off Clean the Wine Storage Unit regu- completely by pressing the selector larly, or at least once a month. dial.
  • Page 80: Cleaning The Door Seal

     The air vents should be cleaned on a over time. regular basis with a brush or vacuum cleaner (you could use a Miele vac-  The door seal should be cleaned reg- uum cleaner dusting brush, for exam- ularly with clean water and then ple).
  • Page 81: Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions With the help of the following guide minor faults in the performance of the ma- chine, some of which may result from incorrect operation, can be remedied with- out contacting the Service Department. This guide may help you to find the reason for the fault, and how to correct it. To prevent cold from escaping, open the appliance doors as little as possible un- til the fault has been corrected.
  • Page 82 Frequently Asked Questions Problem Possible cause and solution The compressor is turn- The ventilation gaps in the cabinetry have been cov- ing on more frequently ered or become too dusty. and for longer periods  Do not block the ventilation grille. of time;...
  • Page 83 Frequently Asked Questions Problem Possible cause and solution No alarm sounds de- You have switched off the audible signal. spite the appliance door  Switch the audible signal back on using Settings being open. mode . The door of the Wine Pull2Open  Door Assistant is switched on but the Storage Unit cannot be...
  • Page 84 Frequently Asked Questions Messages in the display Message Possible cause and solution An alarm sounds and a The appliance door is open. relevant fault message  Close the appliance door. appears in the display. The temperature in the Wine Storage Unit has risen significantly.
  • Page 85 Frequently Asked Questions Message Possible cause and solution “ F Please contact Miele There is a fault. ” ap- Technical Service.  Make a note of the fault message if necessary. pears in the display and  Contact Technical Service.
  • Page 86 Frequently Asked Questions The interior lighting is not working. Problem Possible cause and solution The interior lighting is The Wine Storage Unit is not switched on. not working.  Switch the Wine Storage Unit on. Sabbath mode is switched on: The temperature dis- play is dark and ...
  • Page 87 Frequently Asked Questions General problems with the wine conditioning unit Problem Possible cause and solution Mildew has begun to Mildew may form on the labels, depending on the form on the wine bottle type of label adhesive used. labels.  Clean the wine bottles and remove any adhesive residue.
  • Page 88: Causes Of Noises

    Causes of noises Normal noises Cause Brrrrr... A humming noise is made by the motor (compressor). This noise can get louder for brief periods when the motor switches Blub, blub..A gurgling noise can be heard when the coolant circulates through the pipes.
  • Page 89: Technical Service

    Contact in case of fault In the event of a fault which you cannot remedy yourself, please contact your Miele dealer or Miele Technical Service. Contact information for Miele Techni- cal Service can be found at the end of this document.
  • Page 90: Declaration Of Conformity

    Declaration of conformity Frequency band 2,412 GHz – 2,462 GHz Maximum trans- < 100 mW mitting power...
  • Page 91: Copyright And Licenses

    You will need to enter the specific product name. Miele will provide the source code for all components of software licensed under the GNU General Public Licence and comparable Open Source licenses. For source code requests, please e-mail info@miele.com.
  • Page 95 Technical Service. U.S.A. Canada Miele, Inc. Importer Miele Limited National Headquarters 9 Independence Way Headquarters and Miele Centre Princeton, NJ 08540 161 Four Valley Drive Phone: 800-843-7231 Vaughan, ON L4K 4V8 609-419-4298 Fax: www.miele.ca www.mieleusa.com...
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