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Operating and installation instructions
Built-in coffee machine
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 – AU, NZ
M.-Nr. 11 201 430


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  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions Built-in coffee machine 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 – AU, NZ M.-Nr. 11 201 430...
  • Page 2: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposal of the packing Disposing of your old material appliance The transport and protective packaging Electrical and electronic appliances has been selected from materials which often contain valuable materials. They are environmentally friendly for also contain specific materials, disposal, and can normally be recycled.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Controls and indicators .................. 17 Operating principles....................  19 Symbols in the display ..................21 Miele@home...................... 22 Before using for the first time ................ 23 Before using for the first time ................23 Switching on for the first time ................23 Filling the coffee bean container ...............
  • Page 4 Barista mode ....................45 Latte mode ....................... 45 Party mode ....................... 45 Water hardness ..................... 45 System lock  ...................... 46 Miele@home ......................47 Remote control...................... 47 RemoteUpdate ...................... 47 Software version....................48 Showroom programme (Demo mode) ..............48 Factory default settings ..................48...
  • Page 5 Contents Cleaning and care .................... 49 Cleaning intervals - Quick guide ................49 Cleaning by hand or in the dishwasher ..............50 Unsuitable cleaning agents ................... 51 Cleaning the drip tray and waste container............53 Cleaning the drip tray cover .................. 55 Cleaning the water container ................
  • Page 6: Warning And Safety Instructions

    “Installation”, as well as in the “Warning and Safety instructions”. Miele cannot be held liable for damage caused by non-compliance with these instructions. Keep these instructions in a safe place and pass them on to any...
  • Page 7 Warning and Safety instructions Correct application The coffee machine is intended for use in private households.   The coffee machine is not suitable for outdoor use.  This coffee machine must not be used at altitudes above 2,000 m.  The machine is intended only for the preparation of drinks such as espresso, cappuccino, latte macchiato, tea etc.
  • Page 8 Warning and Safety instructions Safety with children  Danger of burning and scalding on the dispensing spouts. Children's skin is far more sensitive to high temperatures than that of adults. Ensure children do not touch hot surfaces of the coffee machine or place parts of their body under the dispensing spouts.
  • Page 9 Repairs and installation work by unqualified persons could be dangerous. The manufacturer cannot be held liable for unauthorised work. Installation work and repairs to electrical appliances must only be carried out by a Miele approved service technician.  A damaged appliance is dangerous. Check it for any visible damage.
  • Page 10 The manufacturer's warranty will be invalidated if the appliance is not repaired by a Miele approved service technician.  Miele can only guarantee the safety of the appliance when original Miele spare parts are used. Faulty components must only be replaced by original Miele spare parts.
  • Page 11 Warning and Safety instructions Correct use  Danger of burning and scalding on the dispensing spouts. The liquids and steam dispensed are very hot. Keep well away from the area underneath the spouts when hot liquids and steam are being dispensed. Do not touch hot components.
  • Page 12 Warning and Safety instructions  Do not use green (unroasted) coffee beans or mixtures of coffee beans which contain green coffee beans. Green coffee beans are very hard and still contain residual moisture. These can damage the coffee machine grinder as soon as grinding begins. ...
  • Page 13 Descale the coffee machine regularly depending on the water hardness level in your area. Descale the machine more frequently in areas with very hard water. Miele cannot be held liable for damage arising from insufficient descaling, the use of incorrect descaling agents or the use of a descaling agent which is not of the appropriate concentration.
  • Page 14 Warning and Safety instructions The following applies to appliances with stainless steel surfaces:  Do not adhere stickers, adhesive tape or any other adhesive materials to stainless steel surfaces. The coating on the stainless steel surfaces will become damaged and lose its protective properties against soiling.
  • Page 15: Guide To The Appliance

    Guide to the appliance Exterior view a On/Off  sensor b Control panel c Door handle d Automatic height-adjustable central spout with lighting e Drip tray cover f Milk flask...
  • Page 16 Guide to the appliance Interior view a Bean container b Milk valve c Automatic height-adjustable central spout with lighting d Grinder setting e Bean container f Fan outlet g Water container h Drip tray with lid i Brew unit j Waste container k Maintenance container l Drip catcher...
  • Page 17: Controls And Indicators

    For a making a particularly strong Maintenance   sensor and aromatic coffee with twice the Maintenance programmes, e.g. amount of coffee powder, but the Descale same amount of water m Optical interface   sensor Parameters For displaying and changing drink (for Miele service technicians only) settings...
  • Page 18 Controls and indicators Drink sensor symbols  Espresso  Coffee  Long coffee  Cappuccino  Latte macchiato  Cafè latte  Hot milk  Milk froth  Tea water...
  • Page 19: Operating Principles

    (see “Settings – To select a menu, touch the relevant Volume”). sensor, e.g. the  sensor. Drinks menu 12:00 Miele When Select drink appears in the display, Settings  you are in the drinks menu: Ristretto...
  • Page 20 Operating principles Name     B C D E – To enter a character, highlight a character and confirm the selection with OK. – To delete a character, touch the  sensor. – A name is saved by selecting the tick ...
  • Page 21: Symbols In The Display

    (This symbol can also be found on the water container: fill up to this mark with water.)  If Miele@home is activated for the coffee machine, the Wi-Fi connection is indicated with these symbols. The symbols  indicate the strength of the Wi-Fi connection in gradations ...
  • Page 22: Miele@Home

    (including microwave ovens and remote control toys). This may result in – the Miele@mobile App sporadic or even complete connection – a Miele user account. The user failures. Therefore, a constant account can be created via the availability of featured functions cannot Miele@mobile App.
  • Page 23: Before Using For The First Time

    If you have connected the coffee The country that is selected machine to a Wi-Fi network and have determines the time display, e.g. 12 or signed it on in the Miele@mobile App, 24-hour format, or the units etc. the time will be synchronised based displayed.
  • Page 24 Before using for the first time Setting the water hardness level Contact your local water supplier to find out your local water hardness range if necessary. See “Settings - Water hardness” for more information.  Enter the local water hardness level (in °dH) and confirm with OK.
  • Page 25: Filling The Coffee Bean Container

    Filling the coffee bean container Coffee or Espresso can be made from whole roasted coffee beans which are freshly ground for each portion. This requires the coffee bean container to be filled with coffee beans.  Risk of damage to the grinder due to incorrect operation.
  • Page 26: Filling The Water Container

    Filling the water container  Risk to health due to contaminated water. Bacteria can develop in water which has been sitting in the water container for too long and is a risk to your health. Change the water in the water container every day.
  • Page 27: Switching On And Off

    Switching on and off  Clean all parts thoroughly, including Switching the coffee machine the brew unit and the interior of the machine.  Touch the On/Off  sensor.  Switch the coffee machine off. The coffee machine heats up and rinses the pipework.
  • Page 28: Spout Adjustment

    Spout adjustment The height of the central spout cannot be manually adjusted. Before making the drink, the central spout moves down and the cup sensor stops it at the optimum height for the cups or glasses being used. When the coffee machine is switched off, the central spout moves to a medium height.
  • Page 29: Making Drinks

    Making drinks – Cappuccino consists of approx. 2/3  Danger of burning and scalding milk froth and 1/3 espresso. on the dispensing spouts. – Latte macchiato consists of 1/3 The liquids and steam dispensed are each of hot milk, milk froth and very hot and can cause scalding.
  • Page 30: Preparing Hot Milk

    Making drinks Filling and fitting the milk flask Preparing hot milk  Fill the milk flask with milk up to a Additives containing sugar or milk maximum of 2 cm below the rim. Seal alternatives, e.g. soy milk, can clog the milk flask with the lid. the milk pipework and milk carrying parts.
  • Page 31: Making A Coffee Drink

    Making drinks Making a coffee drink DoubleShot Select the DoubleShot  function to make a particularly strong and aromatic coffee. In this case, more coffee beans will be ground and brewed halfway through brewing. Due to the reduced extraction time, fewer unwanted aromas and bitter substances are released.
  • Page 32: Coffee Pot

    Making drinks The  sensor lights up. Coffee pot Preparation starts and the  symbol You can make several cups of coffee lights up orange. Two portions of the one after the other automatically with desired drink will be dispensed. Coffee pot function (max. 1 litre).
  • Page 33: Tea

    The tea The respective dispensing temperatures leaves are processed gently in are recommended by Miele for making different ways – either roasted or these types of tea. steamed – depending on the region.
  • Page 34: Teatimer

    Making drinks  Select the setting you want and Follow the instructions for making confirm with OK. tea on the tea packaging. Making tea The amount of tea to use varies from If you touch the  sensor, a menu with one type of tea to the next.
  • Page 35: Teapot

    Making drinks  Remove the tea filter or tea bag when Preparing warm and hot water the desired brewing time has You can select from the following elapsed. options: Teapot – Hot water (approx. 90 °C) You can use the Tea pot function to –...
  • Page 36: Expert Mode

    Expert mode With the Expert mode function you can change the portion size while the drink is being made. The setting will not be Dispensing saved and will only apply for the current drink. Switching Expert mode on and  Move the control (small triangle) in the navigation area to the desired The drinks menu is displayed.
  • Page 37: Grinder Setting

    Grinder setting When the beans are ground correctly, the coffee or espresso will flow evenly into the cup with a good crema. The crema should have an even hazelnut brown colour. The grinder setting you select will be used for all coffee drinks. There are various ways to tell whether the coffee grinder is set correctly.
  • Page 38: Parameters

    Parameters A maximum portion size can be Displaying and changing programmed for each type of drink. The parameters coffee machine halts preparation of the You can change the portion size for all coffee once this portion size has been drinks. reached.
  • Page 39: Amount Of Coffee

    Parameters Useful tip: You can change the portion – the altitude of the region. size of drinks shown in the display by Useful tip: Not all types of coffee touching and holding a sensor during tolerate high temperatures. Several preparation. Touch the desired drink types are sensitive to high sensor until preparation starts.
  • Page 40: User Profiles

    – Manual: The selected profile remains active until you select another profile. – To delete a character, touch the  sensor. – After each use: The Miele profile is displayed after every drink. – A name is saved by selecting the tick  and confirming with OK.
  • Page 41: Changing A Name

    User profiles Changing a name This selection is only possible if a profile has been allocated in addition to the Miele standard profile.  Select Change name and confirm with  Change the name as required: – To delete a character, touch the  sensor.
  • Page 42: Mobilestart

    You can only use MobileStart if – If milk is being prepared, the milk Miele@home is set up for your coffee flask must be fitted. Pay attention to machine. the temperature of the milk.
  • Page 43: Settings

     Select the option you want to display If you have connected the coffee or change. machine to a Wi-Fi network and have signed it on in the Miele@mobile App,  Confirm with OK. the time will be synchronised based  Change the setting as required and on the country setting in the confirm with OK.
  • Page 44: Switch Off At

    Settings dispensed, the machine will not switch Volume itself on again automatically. This You can set the volume of buzzer and prevents the coffee machine from keypad tones using the segment bar. switching itself on unnecessarily, for example, whilst you are away on The welcome melody that sounds when holiday.
  • Page 45: Eco Mode

    Settings Eco mode – Any messages on the maintenance status, or maintenance prompts, are Eco mode is an energy saving mode. suppressed and delayed until the The system heats up only once drink next time the machine is switched preparation has started. Barista mode –...
  • Page 46: System Lock

    Settings Water hardness Calcium Setting Water hardness Calcium Setting content content °dH mmol/l °dH mmol/l mg/l Ca mg/l Ca ppm (mg Ca ppm (mg Ca 37-45 6.6-8.0 258–321 37-45 46-60 8.2-10.7 322–429 46-60 61-70 10.9-12. 430-500 61-70 Useful tip: If your water hardness is >21 °dH (3.8 mmol/l), we recommend instead to use bottled drinking water (< 150 mg/l Ca...
  • Page 47: Miele@Home

    The Wi-Fi connection will be set up downloaded automatically and will only again. be installed if you initiate it. * This option appears if Miele@home Switch off RemoteUpdate if you do not has been set up and the coffee wish any updates to be downloaded.
  • Page 48: Software Version

    – Profiles and respective drinks downloaded or installed. – Miele@home – Some software updates can only be carried out by a Miele service technician. Software version The “Software version” menu option is intended for Miele service technicians.
  • Page 49: Cleaning And Care

    Interior Brew unit Drip catcher Appliance front Once a month Bean container As required / When prompted by Milk pipework (using the Miele Cleaning agent for milk display pipework) Degrease the brew unit (using the cleaning tablets) Descale the appliance...
  • Page 50: Cleaning By Hand Or In The Dishwasher

    Cleaning and care Cleaning by hand or in the  Risk of damage as a result of dishwasher excessively high dishwasher temperatures. The brew unit is not dishwasher- Components may be rendered safe. unusuable (e.g. deformed) if washed Clean the brew unit by hand only in a dishwasher at a temperature of under warm running water.
  • Page 51: Unsuitable Cleaning Agents

    Cleaning and care Unsuitable cleaning agents  Danger of burning and scalding on hot components or by hot liquids. Contact with unsuitable cleaning Components can become very hot agents can alter or discolour all during operation. Touching hot surfaces. All surfaces of this components can cause burning.
  • Page 52 Cleaning and care – sharp metal scrapers – steel wool or stainless steel wire scourers...
  • Page 53: Cleaning The Drip Tray And Waste Container

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the drip tray and waste container  Danger of burning and scalding on hot components or by hot liquids. Components can become very hot during operation. Touching hot components can cause burning. The liquids and steam dispensed are very hot and can cause scalding.
  • Page 54 Cleaning and care  Clean the drip tray, the lid and the Assembling the drip tray waste container in the dishwasher, or by hand using warm water and a mild solution of washing-up liquid.  Dry all parts afterwards.  Clean the interior of the coffee machine underneath the drip tray.
  • Page 55: Cleaning The Drip Tray Cover

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the drip tray cover  Clean and dry the surface that the  Remove the drip tray cover: to do water container sits on. this, push down on the rear edge of the cover so that the front lifts up and ...
  • Page 56 Cleaning and care The connection piece in the milk  Carefully pull the stainless steel cover pipework should not be removed. off and then clean it. Clean the connection piece, if necessary, with the cleaning brush.  Release the milk pipework from the dispensing unit: to do this, pull the lug ...
  • Page 57: Cleaning The Cup Rim Sensor

    Cleaning and care  Reassemble the dispensing unit. Press firmly to connect the dispensing spouts correctly to the holder.  Dismantle the dispensing unit into three pieces: disconnect the Y- shaped piece, the dispensing spouts and the holder from one another. ...
  • Page 58: Cleaning The Milk Flask With Lid

    Cleaning and care  Push the two locking catches  Rinse the milk pipework in the lid together (see arrows). under running water before placing the lid of the milk flask in the The cup rim sensor will be released. dishwasher.
  • Page 59: Cleaning The Milk Valve

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the milk valve Cleaning the bean containers The seal of the milk valve can be  Damage due to incorrect use damaged by sharp-edged objects or and cleaning. similar. If the bean containers are immersed Do not use sharp-edged objects, e.g. in water, it may result in a knife, to clean the milk valve.
  • Page 60: Cleaning The Interior, The Inside Of The Appliance Door And The Drip Catcher

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the interior, the inside of the appliance door and the drip catcher Clean the interior and the appliance front during normal cleaning. For example, clean the area underneath the water container when the water container has been removed. Do not remove the components which assist the flow of beans (see arrow).
  • Page 61: Cleaning The Appliance Front

    If coffee has been dispensed, the coffee Useful tip: You can also clean the machine will rinse the coffee pipework appliance front with the Miele all automatically before switching off. You purpose microfibre cloth. can also start Rinse appliance manually.
  • Page 62: Degreasing The Brew Unit And Cleaning The Interior

    The cleaning process is finished when prevents subsequent damage. the drinks menu appears in the display. It is available to order from the Miele online shop or directly from Miele (see Degreasing the brew unit and the end of this booklet for contact cleaning the interior details).
  • Page 63 Miele Cleaning Tablets can be ordered Clean the brew unit by hand only via the Miele webshop or directly from under warm running water. Do not Miele (see the end of this booklet for use washing-up liquid or any other contact details). cleaning agent.
  • Page 64 Cleaning and care  Wipe any remaining coffee residues from the filters. One filter is located in  Pull the brew unit to the side  first the funnel and the other to the left of and then tilt to the front . Pull the the funnel.
  • Page 65: Descaling The Appliance

    Cleaning and care The appliance will guide you through the descaling process. Various messages will appear in the display, e.g. you will be prompted to empty the drip tray or fill the water container. The descaling process is essential and takes approx. 20 minutes.
  • Page 66 Miele descaling tablets are available to Ensure that no descaling solution order via the Miele webshop or directly residue remains in the water from Miele (see the end of this booklet container. Fill the water container with for contact details). tap water.
  • Page 67: Problem Solving Guide

    With the help of the following guide, minor faults in the performance of the appliance, some of which may result from incorrect operation, can be remedied without contacting Miele. This will save you time and money because you won't need a service call.
  • Page 68 Problem solving guide Problem Possible cause and remedy F73 or The brew unit cannot be positioned correctly or it is dirty. Coffee powder cannot be pressed. Check the brew unit  Check whether you can remove the brew unit.  When you are able to remove the brew unit, rinse it under running water.
  • Page 69 Problem solving guide Problem Possible cause and remedy F233 The cup rim sensor is not inserted or is incorrectly inserted. If the central spout is moving upwards and the cup rim sensor is bumped, e.g. with a cup, the cup rim sensor loses its reference position.
  • Page 70: Unusual Performance Of The Coffee Machine

    The mains fuse has tripped because the coffee machine, mains voltage or another appliance is defective.  Switch off at the wall socket and remove the plug.  Contact a qualified electrician or Miele. The lighting remains off The lighting has been switched off. after the coffee ...
  • Page 71 Problem solving guide Problem Possible cause and remedy The brew unit cannot be The brew unit is not in the correct position. removed.  If necessary, move the handle on the brew unit back to the start position. Close the appliance door.
  • Page 72: Unsatisfactory Results

     Fill the coffee bean container with fresh beans. There may be foreign objects such as plastic or stones in amongst the coffee beans.  Switch the coffee machine off immediately. Call Miele. The coffee flows too The coffee is too coarsely ground. quickly into the cup.
  • Page 73 Problem solving guide Problem Possible cause and remedy The coffee tastes weak. Insufficient coffee beans are getting into the grinder The coffee grounds in and less coffee is being brewed. the waste container are Have you used a dark roast? sludgy and grainy.
  • Page 74: Cleaning The Milk Valve

    Problem solving guide Cleaning the milk valve When preparing milk, if hot milk is dispensed instead of milk froth, or the milk spits or sputters when dispensed, the milk valve may be blocked. First check the following: – Is the milk in the milk flask cold (< 10 °C)? –...
  • Page 75 Problem solving guide  Push the catches on the left and right  Lift out the stainless steel stem. of the milk valve holder and pull the  Clean the individual parts of the milk holder forwards to remove. valve in the dishwasher. Useful tip: If dried on milk residues are located on the front side, soak the stainless steel stem in warm water with...
  • Page 76 Problem solving guide  Connect the angular moulded hose to  Fit the milk valve cover: to do this, the longer milk pipework. Firstly fit place the pin in the top right corner the moulded hose at the top on the and swing the cover towards the rear central spout.
  • Page 77: After Sales Service And Warranty

    This appliance has a manufacturer's correct yourself, please contact Miele. warranty period of 2 years. For further information, please refer to The contact details for Miele are given your warranty booklet. at the back of these instructions. When contacting Miele, please quote the model and serial number of your coffee machine.
  • Page 78: Accessories

    Accessories These products and other useful accessories can be ordered via the Miele webshop or directly from Miele (see back cover for contact details). – Original Miele all purpose microfibre cloth For removing finger marks and light soiling – Cleaning agent for milk pipework For cleaning the milk system –...
  • Page 79: Installation

    Installation Electrical connection Before connecting the appliance, make sure that the connection data on the data plate (voltage and frequency) matches the mains electricity supply. This data must correspond in order to avoid the risk of damage to the appliance. If in any doubt, consult a qualified electrician.
  • Page 80: Building-In Dimensions

    A minimum installation height of 850 mm must be maintained. All dimensions are indicated in mm. Combination with other Miele built-in appliances is possible. If the coffee machine is to be built in above another appliance, there must be a full-width, closed shelf between them.
  • Page 81 Installation Installation and connections All dimensions are indicated in mm. a Mains connection cable b Do not place electrical connection in this area...
  • Page 82: Building In The Coffee Machine

    Installation be opened wide enough to remove the Building in the coffee machine bean container on the left (minimum  Danger of injury due to incorrect door opening angle of 120°). installation. A TX 20 screwdriver is required for Personal injury can result from an installation.
  • Page 83: Door Opening Limiters

    Installation You can remove the door opening 2 TX 20 screws (25 mm) are supplied. limiters to increase the opening angle to approx. 170°. This allows the bean containers to be removed more easily, for example.  Secure the coffee machine to the side walls of the housing unit using the screws supplied.
  • Page 87 Miele Experience Centre South Melbourne: Freemans Bay, Auckland 1011 206-210 Coventry Street South Melbourne, VIC 3205 Miele Experience Centre Auckland: Miele Experience Centre and Office Sydney: 8 College Hill 3 Skyline Place Freemans Bay, Auckland 1011 Frenchs Forest, NSW 2086 Telephone:...
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