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Miele tmr640wp Operating Instructions Manual

Miele tmr640wp Operating Instructions Manual

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Operating instructions
for heat pump dryers
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. 10 209 680


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  • Page 1 Operating instructions for heat pump dryers 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. 10 209 680...
  • Page 2: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposal of the packing Energy saving tips material To avoid unnecessarily long drying times and high consumption of energy: The packaging is designed to protect the appliance from damage during – Make sure that your laundry is transportation.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Caring for the environment .................. 2 Warning and Safety instructions ................. 6 Operating the tumble dryer................. 17 Control panel......................17 Display ........................18 Before using for the first time................21 EcoFeedback......................23 1. Notes on correct laundry care ................ 24 Points to note regarding washed laundry ..............
  • Page 4 Contents Cleaning and care ....................46 Emptying the condensed water container ............. 46 Preparing the condensed water container for Steam smoothing ......47 Fluff filters ......................48 Removing visible fluff..................48 Cleaning the fluff filters and air flow openings thoroughly........ 49 Plinth filter ......................
  • Page 5 Contents Changing the door hinging ..................76 Changing the hinging over................76 Refitting......................81 Electrical connection U.K..................82 Consumption data ....................83 Technical data ..................... 85 Settings menu ...................... 86 Calling up settings ....................86 Language ......................86 Time of day ......................87 Drying levels ......................
  • Page 6: Warning And Safety Instructions

    If using dry cleaning kits, do so at your own risk, and follow the instructions provided on the packaging. Any other applications may be dangerous. Miele cannot be held liable for damage resulting from incorrect or improper use or operation.
  • Page 7 Warning and Safety instructions  This tumble dryer can only be used by people with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of experience or knowledge, if they are supervised whilst using it or have been shown how to use it in a safe way and understand and recognise the consequences of incorrect operation.
  • Page 8 It is essential that this standard safety requirement is met. If in any doubt, please have the household wiring system tested by a qualified electrician. Miele cannot be held liable for the consequences of an inadequate earthing system (e.g.
  • Page 9 This tumble dryer must not be used in a non-stationary location (e.g. on a ship).  Do not make any alterations to the tumble dryer, unless authorised to do so by Miele.  Heat pump technology and refrigerant: The heat pump in this tumble dryer uses a refrigerant which is...
  • Page 10 Warning and Safety instructions  Please observe the instructions in "Installation and connection" and the "Technical data".  The accessibility of the plug must always be ensured, in order to disconnect the tumble dryer from the mains.  Do not block the gap between the bottom of the tumble dryer and the floor with plinth facings, deep pile carpet etc.
  • Page 11 Warning and Safety instructions  To prevent the risk of fire, the following textiles must not be dried in this tumble dryer: – Items which have not been washed. – Items, such as workwear, which have not been thoroughly cleaned and which are still soiled with grease, oil or other deposits (such as cosmetics, lotions etc).
  • Page 12 Warning and Safety instructions  Remove all items from pockets (e.g. lighters, matches).  Warning: Do not switch the dryer off before the drying programme has finished. If this is done, the laundry must be hung up or spread out to cool it down. ...
  • Page 13 Warning and Safety instructions  In many programmes, the heating phase is followed by a cooling down phase to ensure that the items are not too hot to handle when you remove them (this also avoids the danger of the laundry self- igniting).
  • Page 14 Warning and Safety instructions  If the water is drained externally through the drain hose instead of being collected in the condensed water container, make sure the drain hose is securely attached if you hang it in a sink or basin to avoid the hose slipping and the water causing damage.
  • Page 15 Warning and Safety instructions Using a fragrance flacon (optional accessory)  Only use genuine Miele original fragrance flacons.  The fragrance flacon must be stored in its packaging so please make sure you retain this.  Caution. The fragrance can leak out of the flacon. Make sure that...
  • Page 16 (available to order) to match your tumble dryer and washing machine is required.  If you order a plinth for this tumble dryer (available from Miele as an optional accessory - depending on country), make sure it is the correct one.
  • Page 17: Operating The Tumble Dryer

    Operating the tumble dryer Control panel a Display with sensors f Option buttons See the following page for more Various options can be added to the information. programmes. b Start/Stop button g Programme selector For starting the programme selected For selecting the programme. and cancelling a programme once it h Optical interface has started.
  • Page 18: Display

    Operating the tumble dryer Display Settings can be changed to alter the dryer's electronics to suit different requirements. Please refer to "Settings menu" at the end of this booklet for more information. The following programmes are selected using the programme selector at the "Further programmes"...
  • Page 19 Operating the tumble dryer Perfect Dry indicator With programmes with a selectable drying level, the Perfect Dry system calculates the residual moisture present in the laundry to ensure a precise drying result. The Perfect Dry indicator ..will flash after the programme has started and go out when the programme duration appears in the display.
  • Page 20 Operating the tumble dryer Examples on how to operate The  sensor highlights the next value and the  sensor highlights the the appliance previous value. The OK sensor is used to confirm Scrolling through a list selection of the highlighted value. The option which can be selected will be highlighted with a white bar.
  • Page 21: Before Using For The First Time

    "Installation and connection" then it must be left to stand for at least 1 hour before it is connected to the electricity supply. When the tumble dryer is switched on the welcome display Miele Willkommen will appear briefly.
  • Page 22 Before using for the first time Setting the time of day (if  Read "1. Notes on correct laundry care" and "2. Load the tumble dryer". necessary)  You can then load the dryer and Only touch the  sensor if you would select a programme as described in like a 12 hour clock display.
  • Page 23: Ecofeedback

    EcoFeedback You can use the EcoFeedback sensor 2. Actual consumption to call up information about the energy  Touch the EcoFeedback sensor. consumption of your dryer. You can view the actual amount of Touching the EcoFeedback sensor will energy used. call up two types of information: Example: –...
  • Page 24: Notes On Correct Laundry Care

    1. Notes on correct laundry care Points to note regarding  See "Warning and Safety" washed laundry instructions for further information. Loading or using the tumble dryer – When washing very heavily soiled incorrectly could cause a fire. items ensure that you use sufficient detergent and select a high –...
  • Page 25: Garment Care Label Symbols

    1. Notes on correct laundry care Garment care label symbols – Down-filled garments have linings which have a tendency to shrink, Drying depending on the quality of the item. They can be partially dried using the  Normal/higher temperature Gentle smoothing programme. ...
  • Page 26: Load The Tumble Dryer

    2. Load the tumble dryer  It is essential to read "1. Notes on correct laundry care" first of all.  Press the  button to switch the dryer on. The interior drum lighting will come on. The interior drum lighting will automatically go out after a few minutes and/or after the start of a programme to save energy.
  • Page 27: Select A Programme And Start It

    3. Select a programme and start it Select a programme Further programmes You can use the programme selector to The further programmes can be select the following: selected via the display. – one of the programme names on the control panel, or –...
  • Page 28: Cottons

    3. Select a programme and start it Programmes with drying levels  Important: When selecting the – Cottons, Minimum iron, Delicates, Steam smoothing programme, you Denim, Shirts, Express, Gentle must make sure that the condensed smoothing, Steam smoothing, water container has been filled as Automatic plus, Sportswear, described in these operating Outerwear...
  • Page 29 3. Select a programme and start it Other programmes and the timed Favourites drying programmes You can customise up to 10 – Cottons , Woollens handcare, programmes and save these under Silks handcare, Standard pillows, names of your choice. These Proofing, Cottons hygiene programmes can then be selected from a list.
  • Page 30: Select Any Options Or Delay Start (If Required)

    3. Select a programme and start it Select any options or delay Drying and the programme duration will light up in the display. The drying level start (if required) reached will light up instead of Drying later on, during programmes with a Options selectable drying level.
  • Page 31: Remove The Laundry

    4. Remove the laundry End of programme/Anti-crease Check that all items have been removed from the drum. At the end of the programme: Anti- If items are left in the dryer, they crease (if selected) or Finish will light could be damaged by overdrying up.
  • Page 32: Options

    Options odours will not be removed as effectively from parts of garments made of synthetic fibres. Auto load control This option should be used if you only want to dry half the load given in the display and quoted in the "Programme chart".
  • Page 33 Options The following options can be selected in addition to the programme: Gentle Freshen Auto load Anti- Buzzer crease tumble control – – –  Cottons Cottons Minimum iron – – – – Woollens handcare – Denim – Shirts – –...
  • Page 34: Favourites

    Favourites Selecting extra options You can save your own customised programmes under names of your Extras choice. Gentle tumble  These favourite programmes will be  Freshen up  sorted alphabetically. Auto load control   Turn the programme selector to Favourites.
  • Page 35 Favourites Summary The programme will be saved as a favourite. Summary Changing a favourite programme Accept Favourite programmes  Cottons Change Normal  Delete  Select Accept and confirm. Dry-Plus 2. Entering a name  Select Change. You can enter a name of up to 10 characters.
  • Page 36: Mixed Items

    Mixed items Back  For drying a mixed load of items which can be compiled from a list.  This returns you to Select items.  Turn the programme selector to Finish selection (saving) Mixed items.  Once you have made your selection and are ready to start drying, confirm ...
  • Page 37: Delay Start

    Delay start To select delay start The time at which the programme will start automatically will appear in the With delay start you can delay the start display. of the programme by up to a maximum The drum will turn briefly every hour of 24 hours.
  • Page 38: Programme Chart

    Programme chart Cottons  ** Max. load 9.0 kg* Use for Cotton items such as those described under Cottons Normal with normal residual moisture. Note – Items are dried to a Normal level only. – The Cottons  programme is the most energy-efficient for drying cotton items with normal residual moisture levels.
  • Page 39: Minimum Iron

    Programme chart Minimum iron Max. load 4.0 kg* Normal plus, Normal, Slightly dry, Hand iron , Hand iron  Use for Minimum iron items made of cotton, synthetic or mixed fibre, e.g.: workwear, tunics, tops, dresses, trousers, table linen and socks. Woollens handcare Max.
  • Page 40: Express

    Programme chart Express Max. load 4.0 kg* Extra dry, Normal plus, Normal, Slightly dry, Hand iron , Hand iron , Machine iron Use for Garments suitable for the Cottons programme. Note The programme duration is shorter. Gentle smoothing Max. load 1.0 kg* Normal, Hand iron ...
  • Page 41: Steam Smoothing

    Programme chart Steam smoothing Max. load 1.0 kg* Normal, Hand iron  Use for – Cotton and linen fabric – Minimum iron items made of cotton, synthetic or mixed fibre, e.g. trousers, jackets, shirts. Notes – For all items which require –...
  • Page 42: Delicates O

    Programme chart Delicates Max. load 2.5 kg* Normal plus, Normal, Slightly dry, Hand iron , Hand iron  Use for Delicate items with the  symbol on the care label made of synthetic fibre, mixed fibre, rayon and easy care cotton, e.g. shirts, blouses, lingerie and appliqued garments.
  • Page 43: Outerwear O

    Programme chart Outerwear Max. load 2.5 kg* Normal, Hand iron  Use for Outerwear which is suitable for drying in a tumble dryer. Proofing Max. load 2.5 kg* Normal Use for Drying microfibre fabric, skiwear, outerwear, fine, closeweave cotton garments (poplin) or tablecloths which are suitable for drying in a tumble dryer and have been treated to provide a water and dirt resistant finish.
  • Page 44: Basket Programme

    Basket programme Max. load for basket 3.5 kg Notes – This programme may only be used with the Miele drying basket (optional accessory) fitted. – Use this programme to dry or air items which are suitable for drying in a tumble dryer but which are not suitable for drying using mechanical action.
  • Page 45: Changing The Programme Sequence

    Changing the programme sequence You cannot change to another  Select and confirm Save programme. programme once a programme has You can save this programme under started (this prevents unintentional Favourites. See "Favourites, 2. Entering alterations). a name". If you move the programme selector, Adding or removing laundry Programme cannot be changed will after a programme has started...
  • Page 46: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care Emptying the condensed water  To prevent water running out, hold it at the front and towards the back and container keep it in a horizontal position when carrying it. The condensed water is collected in the condensed water container. Empty the condensed water container after every drying programme.
  • Page 47: Preparing The Condensed Water Container For Steam Smoothing

    Cleaning and care Preparing the condensed water container for Steam smoothing  Condensed water which has collected in the condensed water container is directed into the drum in the Steam smoothing programme. The condensed water container must therefore be filled with water up to at least the –min–...
  • Page 48: Fluff Filters

    Cleaning and care Fluff filters This tumble dryer has 2 fluff filters in the door opening: the upper and lower fluff filters trap fluff produced during the drying process. Removing visible fluff Remove any fluff after every drying cycle. Tip: You can also use a vacuum cleaner ...
  • Page 49: Cleaning The Fluff Filters And Air Flow Openings Thoroughly

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the fluff filters and air flow  Hold the dial and pull the fluff filter openings thoroughly forwards to remove it. If the drying duration has become longer or the surface of the filters is visibly compacted with fluff, you should carry out the following cleaning procedure.
  • Page 50: Plinth Filter

    Cleaning and care Plinth filter Removing the plinth filter will cause the right hand guide pin in the dryer to Only clean the plinth filter when come out. This pin ensures that the Clean out airways lights up. heat exchanger access panel can only be closed if the plinth filter is inserted To delete Clean out airways: Switch the the right way round.
  • Page 51: Cleaning The Plinth Filter Panel

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the plinth filter panel Checking the condenser unit  Danger of injury. Do not touch the cooling fins. You could cut yourself.  Look to see if fluff has accumulated. If there is visible soiling:  Clean using a vacuum cleaner with a dusting brush attached.
  • Page 52: Replacing The Plinth Filter

     First insert the handle with the plinth filter attached over the two guide pins. – The word Miele on the handle must be the correct way up.  Push the plinth filter in completely. The act of pushing in the plinth filter will also push in the right hand guide pin.
  • Page 53 Cleaning and care Tumble dryer  Disconnect the tumble dryer from the mains electricity supply.  Do not use solvents, abrasive cleaners, glass cleaners or all- purpose cleaners. These could damage plastic surfaces and other parts.  Clean the tumble dryer with a slightly damp cloth and a mild non-abrasive cleaning agent or a solution of washing-up liquid and water.
  • Page 54: Fragrance Flacon

    Fragrance flacon Using a fragrance flacon (optional If you are not using a fragrance accessory) will add a pleasant flacon: the cover must always remain fragrance to your laundry. closed (push the cover down completely with the tab).  Before using a fragrance flacon, please read "Warning and safety instructions - Using a fragrance flacon (optional accessory)".
  • Page 55 Fragrance flacon – You will feel a slight resistance and hear a soft click. Marker  must be in position : this is the position at which you can feel a resistance. Before drying You can select the intensity of the fragrance.
  • Page 56: Replacing The Fragrance Flacon

     Replace the fragrance flacon with a original packaging until you want to new one. use it again. See the following section. Fragrance flacons are available to order from Miele or online at
  • Page 57 Fragrance flacon – when purchasing new fragrance flacons: only remove the protective seal just before use Cleaning the fluff filters The intensity of the fragrance will be diminished if the fluff filters and the plinth filter are not cleaned.  The fragrance filter must be removed before cleaning the fluff filter.
  • Page 58: Problem Solving Guide

     Switch the dryer off and then on again. Service.  Start a programme. lights up after a If the programme is cancelled again and an error programme is cancelled message appears, there is a fault. Contact the Miele Service Department.
  • Page 59 Problem solving guide Problem Cause and remedy There is a build-up of fluff in the airways.  Information Clean out airways  Clean the fluff filters. lights up at the end of a  Clean the plinth filter. programme See "Cleaning and care". To switch off the message: ...
  • Page 60 Problem solving guide Problem Cause and remedy The programme has finished but the laundry has not Comfort cooling yet cooled down.  Either remove the laundry and spread it out to cool down or leave it in the tumble dryer to cool down during the cooling phase.
  • Page 61: Unsatisfactory Drying Results

    Problem solving guide Unsatisfactory drying results Problem Cause and remedy The laundry is not The load consisted of different types of fabric. sufficiently dry  Finish drying using the Warm air timed drying programme.  Select a different programme next time. Tip: You can alter the residual moisture level for some programmes.
  • Page 62: Other Problems

    Problem solving guide Other problems Problem Cause and remedy The drying process The room in which the dryer is located is too warm. goes on too long or  Ventilate the room thoroughly. even switches off * Detergent residues, hair and fine fluff can clog the filters.
  • Page 63 Problem solving guide Problem Cause and remedy There are humming This is not a fault. noises The compressor (heat pump) is operating or you have selected the Steam smoothing programme.  No action is required. These noises are quite normal and can be heard when the compressor or the condensed water pump is operating.
  • Page 64: Bottom Right Grille

    Problem solving guide Bottom right grille  Danger of injury. Do not touch the cooling fins. You could cut  In general, the cooling fins yourself. behind the grille on the bottom right do not need cleaning. They should  Use a vacuum cleaner with a only be cleaned if the drying process dusting brush attached to clean the...
  • Page 65: Fluff Filter In The Condensed Water Container

    Problem solving guide Fluff filter in the condensed water container If you are experiencing problems running the Steam smoothing programme, the fluff filter at the end of the hose which is connected to the rubber seal in the condensed water container could be blocked. ...
  • Page 66: Steam Smoothing Spray Jet

    Problem solving guide Steam smoothing spray jet  Open the door of the tumble dryer. The spray jet is located in the top left of  Limescale deposits will impair the door opening. the spray jet. In this case, the spray jet must be removed and replaced with a new one (see "Optional accessories").
  • Page 67: After Sales Service

    In the event of any faults which you Optional accessories for this tumble cannot remedy yourself, please contact dryer are available from Miele, your your Miele Dealer or the Miele Service Miele dealer or via the internet at: Department. Contact details for Miele are given at the end of this booklet.
  • Page 68: Installation And Connection

    Installation and connection Front view a Mains connection cable e Heat exchanger access panel – do not open during drying b Control panel f Four height adjustable screw feet c Condensed water container g Cool air intake grille – empty after every drying cycle –...
  • Page 69: Rear View

    Installation and connection Rear view  If transporting the dryer at an angle, only tip towards the left side. a Protruding lid for holding when moving the dryer (see arrows) b Accessories for external drainage of condensed water: hose clip, adapter and hose holder c Hose for external drainage of condensed water...
  • Page 70: Installation

    Installation and connection Installation Ventilation  The cool air intake at the front of Levelling the dryer the dryer must not be blocked or  Make sure the dryer door can be covered. This would hinder a opened without hindrance after sufficient intake of cool air for the installation.
  • Page 71: Additional Installation Requirements

    Optional accessories – Washer-dryer stack The tumble dryer can be combined with a Miele washing machine in a washer- dryer stack. The appropriate Miele washer-dryer stacking kit is required. – Plinth The tumble dryer can be fitted on a...
  • Page 72: External Condensed Water Outlet

    Installation and connection External condensed water Installation conditions requiring a non-return valve outlet  There is a risk of back-flow into Notes the dryer if a non-return valve is not When drying is in progress, fitted. condensed water is pumped into the Back-flow could damage the dryer condensed water container through and also the room in which it is...
  • Page 73: Arranging The Drain Hose

    Installation and connection Arranging the drain hose  Do not pull on the drain hose and do not stretch it or allow it to become kinked. This could damage the hose. There will be a small amount of residual water left in the drain hose. Have a container ready to collect this.
  • Page 74: Examples

    Installation and connection Examples Direct connection to a sink drain outlet – Drainage into a sink or floor gully Use the hose holder to prevent the drain hose from becoming kinked.  Remove the following from the back of the dryer at the top: Adapter 1 and hose clip 3 behind it.
  • Page 75 Installation and connection  Fit adapter 1 to the sink drain outlet using nut 2. The nut is usually fitted with a washer which must be removed.  Attach the end of the hose 4 to adapter 1.  Use the hose holder. ...
  • Page 76: Changing The Door Hinging

    Installation and connection Changing the door hinging  Hold the door securely and pull it forwards: to remove the door you will You can change the door hinging on need to pull the base plate of the this tumble dryer yourself. hinge with its 2 pins out of the dryer.
  • Page 77 Installation and connection  Turn the door lock through 180°. 3. Remove the lock catch from the door  Press the door lock into openings   First take the rubber seal off the door on the opposite side of the door and place this to one side.
  • Page 78 Installation and connection 4. Dismantle the door hinge from the door The door hinge cover must be unclipped from position  and then removed.  Remove the lock catch from the cover. This lock catch cover is no longer needed, however, please keep it in a safe place.
  • Page 79 Installation and connection 5. Change over the door hinge on the Tip: In some circumstances, the rods door can be difficult to dislodge. Moving the screwdriver with a levering action while The door hinge is secured to the door pulling at the same time may help to with 2 angled rods.
  • Page 80 Installation and connection 6. Change the lock catch on the door You now need the new door hinge cover supplied with the dryer. You now need the new lock catch cover supplied with the dryer which you have already fitted with the lock catch.
  • Page 81: Refitting

    Installation and connection Refitting Now that you have changed the door hinging the door will open from the 7. Refit the door opposite side.  Press the rubber seal back into the grove on the door.  Push the orange marker round to the other side so that you will see at ...
  • Page 82: Electrical Connection U.k

    Installation and connection Electrical connection U.K. Non-rewireable plugs BS 1363 All electrical work should be carried out The fuse cover must be refitted when by a suitably qualified and competent changing the fuse, and if the fuse cover person, in strict accordance with is lost, the plug must not be used until current national and local safety a suitable replacement is obtained.
  • Page 83: Consumption Data

    Consumption data Final spin speed in a Residual Energy Duration Load domestic washing moisture machine 1000 2.15 Cottons  1000 1.20 Cottons Normal 1200 1.95 1400 1.85 1600 1.65 Cottons Normal + Gentle tumble 1000 1.95 + Freshen up 1000 1.00 Cottons Hand iron ...
  • Page 84 Consumption data The consumption data shown in the EcoFeedback display can vary from the consumption data quoted here. The variations arise from the way the data is measured in the dryer. For example, the programme duration may vary depending on the residual moisture present in the laundry and the type of fabric which will affect the energy requirement.
  • Page 85: Technical Data

    Technical data Height 850 mm Width 596 mm Depth 643 mm Depth with door open 1077 mm Suitable for pushing under a worktop Suitable for stacking Weight approx. 61.5 kg Drum volume 120 litres Load size 9.0 kg (weight of dry laundry) Capacity of condensed water container 4.8 l Hose length 1.60 m...
  • Page 86: Settings Menu

    Settings menu Calling up settings Changing a setting  Touching the  or  sensor will call You can use the Settings menu to alter up the different options for the the dryer's electronics to suit different setting. requirements. Settings can be altered For example, you can at any time.
  • Page 87: Time Of Day

    Settings menu Time of day Extended cool down First select either a 24 hour or 12 hour The automatic cooling down phase clock. You can then set the current time which takes place before the end of a of day. programme can be extended for all programmes with selectable drying Clock format...
  • Page 88: Buzzer Volume

    Settings menu – Light Conditions Clean out airways appears when The Low option should only be set if the there is only a small build-up of fluff. water used for washing the laundry is extremely soft with a conductivity Buzzer volume reading (electrical conductivity) of less than 150 μS.
  • Page 89: Code

    If you forget the code, the – Off dryer will need to be unlocked by the The display will remain on (i.e. it will Miele Service Department. never go out). You can switch the display and buttons Display brightness back on again by pressing any button.
  • Page 90: Appliance Switch-Off

    Settings menu Appliance switch-off Anti-crease To save energy the dryer will switch If you have pressed the Anti-crease off automatically after 15 minutes. You button: can lengthen or shorten the time. the drum will continue to rotate in a special anti-crease rhythm for a The dryer will switch off automatically maximum of 2 hours after the end of after 10, 15 or 20 minutes,...
  • Page 91 Citywest Business Campus, Dublin 24 Dubai Tel: (01) 461 07 10, Fax: (01) 461 07 97 Tel: +971-4-341 84 44 E-Mail:, Internet: Fax: +971-4-341 88 52 Manufacturer: Miele & Cie. KG E-Mail: Internet: Carl-Miele-Straße 29, 33332 Gütersloh, Germany...
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