AEG MICROMAT 153 E Operating Instructions Manual

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AEG Hausgeräte GmbH
Postfach 1036
D-90327 Nürnberg
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8221911-90 -12/99 9861201
Microwave Oven

Operating Instructions




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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    AEG Hausgeräte GmbH Postfach 1036 D-90327 Nürnberg http: // ©Copyright by AEG 8221911-90 -12/99 9861201 MICROMAT 153 E Microwave Oven Operating Instructions PROGRAMME STOP START/QUICK...
  • Page 2: Dear Customer

    Dear customer, Thank you for buying an AEG microwave oven and putting your trust in the AEG brand name. Before using your AEG microwave oven for the first time, please read the instruction book thoroughly. This will enable you to take advantage of all the features that the appliance offers.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    What to do if........AEG Service ........
  • Page 4: Important Information

    Ecologically responsible disposal of packaging materials and old appliances ¤ Packaging materials AEG microwave ovens require effective packaging to protect them during transportation. Only the minimum packaging necessary is used. Packaging materials (e.g. foil or styrofoam) can place children at risk.
  • Page 5: Safety Instructions General

    AEG Service Force Centre • Should the door seals and/or door seal surfaces be damaged, the appliance should not be operated until it has been repaired by the AEG Service Force Centre. • Damaged appliance parts can only be replaced by exactly the same make of parts.
  • Page 6: Microwaves

    Safety instructions Microwaves • Whenever heating liquid, please also place a teaspoon in the container to avoid delayed boiling. During delayed boiling, the boiling temperature is attained without the typical steam bubbles rising. When the container is shaken, even gently, the liquid may then suddenly vigorously boil over or spurt - with the risk of scalding the user.
  • Page 7: General Operating Instructions

    General operating instructions Suitable ovenware Ovenware material Ovenproof glass and ceramic dishes (without any metal parts, e.g. Pyrex, Oven-to-tableware) Non ovenproof glass and porcelain (e.g. table crockery) Glass ceramic and vitro-ceramic made of fire/frost proof material (e.g. Arcoflam) Ovenproof earthenware Plastic, heat-resistant up to 200°C Paper, cardboard...
  • Page 8: Installing And Connecting

    Installing and Connecting The oven should be set on a work surface at least 85 cm above floor level. To ensure the stability of the microwave oven, the front left foot is adjustable (5 positions). Turn it to raise or lower the appliance. Make sure that nothing obstructs the ventilation louvres and that air may circulate freely around the oven.
  • Page 9: Product Description

    Product Description The appliance A Control panel B Door seal C Door latch and catch D Viewing window E Turntable F Wheel support/roller ring G Drive shaft H Interior lighting PROGRAMME STOP START/QUICK English...
  • Page 10: Control Panel

    Product description The control panel TAGESZEIT ATEN BETRIEBSD PROGRAMME STOP START/QUICK A Display for time of day, cooking time, function mode, power etc. B Multi function button to set the time of day and display the selected microwave power etc. C Power knob with signal light to select microwave...
  • Page 11: Accessories

    A A c c c c e e s s s s o o r r i i e e s s The turntable and turntable support should be installed as shown in the diagram. Take care to ensure the turntable support is properly in place.
  • Page 12: «At A Glance» Operating Instructions

    «At a glance» operating instructions Action Press door release button 2. Place food in the cooking space. 3. Shut the door. 4. Select according to the instructions given on the following pages. 5. If required : switch off the turntable 6.
  • Page 13 Action : • Open the door by pressing the door release button e.g. for stirring. • Shut the door and press the START but- ‘ START/QUICK’ ‘ • Press the CLEAR button STOP’ • Modify the selected cooking time: turn the rotary knob clockwise or coun- terclockwise.
  • Page 14: Modes Of Operation

    Modes of operation Microwaves Setting TAGESZEIT ATEN BETRIEBSD PROGRAMME STOP START/QUICK Cooking times can be set as follows : from 0 to 2 min. in 5 second steps from 2 to 5 min. in 10 second steps from 5 to 10 min. in 20 second steps from 10 to 20 min.
  • Page 15: Notes On Power Levels

    Notes on microwave power levels The following list shows you the power settings and what they can be used for during microwave operation : 900 Watt - Heating liquids 700 Watt - to start a cooking sequence, start roasting, - stewing, etc. - cooking vegetables - cooking dishes - defrosting and heating of deep frozen ready...
  • Page 16: Automatic Programmes

    Modes of operation Automatic Programmes Programmes for defrosting and cooking are available. After having selected the programme, merely enter the weight of the dish (in grams), the rest of the programming is done automatically. The following gives you an overview of which food can be defrosted and/or cooked with which programme.
  • Page 17 How to use automatic programmes Example : defrosting 1 kg chicken TAGESZEIT ATEN BETRIEBSD PROGRAMME STOP START/QUICK Midway through the programme, three short rings will be heard. Stir or turn the food item at this time. The oven does not switch off. English 1.
  • Page 18: How To Set

    Modes of operation QUICK-Start How to set The Quick-Start button from 30 seconds up to 2 minutes and 30 seconds, by 30 second-inter- vals. Each time you push the Quick-START button programme time is increased by 30 seconds. Example : heating a cup of water (1 min. 30 sec.) PROGRAMME STOP START/QUICK...
  • Page 19: Minute Timer With Alarm

    Minute timer with alarm The minute timer with alarm can also be used as a general purpose reminder. For example, you could use it to set the time it takes to boil the egg that you are cooking on the hob. The timer works without switching on the appliance, as long as no other functions have been selected.
  • Page 20: Cooking Charts And Tips Microwave Tables

    Cooking charts and tips Defrosting Dish Weight Power in (g) (Watt) Meat Whole meat parts Steak Mixed chopped meat Goulash Poultry Chicken 1000 Duck 1500- 2000 Fish Whole fish Shrimps/crab Dairy produce Cottage cheese Butter Cheese Cream 200 ml Fruit Strawberries Cherries Blackcurrants...
  • Page 21: Defrosting Chart

    Defrosting Description Weight Power Duration Standing in (g) (Watt) (mins) Bread Rolls (50g) 4 units Wholemeal, 1 slice mixed, rye (60-80 g) loaf Pastry Dry cakes eg cakes with short crust pastry Fruit flans baked 400- on a baking sheet 1 slice cheese cake 1 slice covered apple tart...
  • Page 22 Cooking charts and tips Description Weight Power Duration Standing Remarks/Hints in (g) 1 portion approx. vegetables, potatoes or rice 1 cup soup approx. 200 ml Drinks Milk or baby 200 ml food Boil 1 cup water 180 ml 1 cup milk 200 ml 1 cup coffee 200 ml...
  • Page 23 Cooking vegetables Description Weight Liquid in (g) added Cauliflower 1/8 l Frozen 1/8 l broccoli Mushrooms none Frozen peas 1/2 cup and carrots Carrots 2-3 tsp Potatoes 2-3 tsp Kohlrabi 1/2 cup Red/green none peppers Leeks 1/2 cup Frozen Brussel 1/2 cup sprouts Sauerkraut...
  • Page 24: Practical Tips For Use

    Cooking charts and tips Cooking of meat and poultry Description Quantity Power (Watt) Pork Pork chop 3 pieces, 900 370 g Poultry Chicken 1000 Practical tips for use General • After switching off your appliance, let food stand inside for a few minutes to allow even heat distribution (standing time).
  • Page 25: Tips On Microwaving

    Defrosting of butter, pieces of layer cake and cottage cheese – Do not fully defrost in the appliance, but leave to adjust out-side. This will give a more even result. – Remove any metal or aluminium foil packaging and/or accessories before defrosting Defrosting of fruit and vegetables –...
  • Page 26: Test Procedures

    Cooking charts and tips Test procedures (Microwave output power 900 Watt) The quality and operation of microwave ovens are established by recognised test institutes by testing specific dishes. Power Nr. 44 566 Part 2 Defrost and cook 900 Watt fish fillet IEC 705 Power Egg custard...
  • Page 27: Cleaning And Care

    English Cleaning and care The Appliance Exterior Wipe the front of the appliance using a soft cloth and a mild, warm deter- gent solution. Do not use abrasive cleaning substances, strong detergents or coarse abrasive cleaning materials. Cooking area The interior will remain in good condition for a long time so long as you don't use scouring pads or rough abrasive materials.
  • Page 28: Troubleshooting

    - Contact the AEG Service Department, or your local dealer..the interior light is not working ? - Call the AEG Service Department. The interior light bulb can be exchanged only by trained AEG technicians..the food is taking longer to heat through and cook than before ? - Set a longer cooking time (double quantity = nearly double time) –...
  • Page 29: Aeg Service

    E-Nr./ ____________________________________________________________ S-Nr _________________________________ If you decide to call the AEG Service Department to help with any of the aforementioned problems on the grounds of faulty operation, there will be a charge for the service technician’s visit, even during the guarantee period. Please therefore follow the advice given in this...