Hints and ideas
In this chapter practical hints and ideas
are given about how to use the appliance
to reach maximum energy saving and
there is environmental information about
the appliance as well.
How to save energy
Avoid putting the appliance in a sunny
place and near anything that gives off
Be sure that the condenser and the
compressor are well ventilated. Do not
cover the sections where ventilation is.
Wrap products in tightly closing dishes
or cling film to avoid building up
Avoid products put in the freezer
compartment to touch foods already
Do not leave the door open longer
Put warm foods into the appliance only
when they are at room temperature.
The condenser must be kept clean.
This appliance does not contain gasses
which could damage the ozone layer, in
either its refrigerant circuit or insulation
materials. The appliance shall not be
discarded together with the urban refuse
and rubbish. Avoid damaging the cooling
unit, especially at the rear near the heat
exchanger. Information on your local
disposal sites may be obtained from your
The materials used on this appliance
marked with the sympol
It is a normal phenomenon that a part of
the internal humidity is turned into frost
and ice during operation. However, a
thick frost or ice layer has an insulating
effect and thus reduces the freezing
performance leading to rising internal
consumption and, above a certain layer
thickness, to difficulties in the opening or
sudden break of the freezer door.
If the formation of frost and ice is not
significant, use the spatula (accessory) to
remove or scrape off the frost or ice layer.
Please note that the tray shown in the
figure is not an accessory.
If the frost or ice layer is too thick for
removal with the spatula, defrosting will
defrosting depends on the actual use.
To defrost the product:
Set the thermostat to position <<
Disconnect the product from the mains.
After removing them from the freezer,
place the frozen foods in a basket
padded with paper or cloth and kept in a
cool place, or relocate them into the
deep-freezing or cooling compartment of
a normal fridge.
Leave the door open.
From time to time use a cloth or sponge
to sweep off laterally the defrost water so