The maximum amount of food that can
be frozen in 24 hours is specified on the
The freezing process lasts 24 hours: dur-
ing this period do not add other food to
5.2 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 24 hours Temperature Regulator to
the Full Loaded position.
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
refrozen (after cooling).
5.3 Opening and closing the
Never pull the handle with im-
6. HINTS AND TIPS
Refer to Safety chapters.
6.1 Hints for freezing
To help you make the most of the freez-
ing process, here are some important
• The maximum quantity of food which
can be frozen in 24 hours is shown on
the rating plate.
1 Refer to "Technical data"
As the lid is equipped with a tightly clos-
ing seal, it is not easy to reopen it shortly
after closing (due to the vacuum formed
inside). Wait for few minutes before reo-
pening the appliance.
5.4 Storage baskets
The following picture shows how many
baskets can be placed inside the freezer.
The baskets will slide into each other.
You can purchase additional baskets
from your local Service Centre.
• The freezing process takes 24 hours.
No further food to be frozen should
be added during this period.
• Only freeze top quality, fresh and thor-
oughly cleaned, foodstuffs.
• Prepare food in small portions to
enable it to be rapidly and copletely
frozen and to make it possible sub-
sequently to thaw only the quantity
• Wrap up the food in aluminium foil or
plastic and make sure that the pack-
ages are airtight.