This manual and the appliance itself provide important safety warnings, to be read and observed at all times.
This is the danger symbol, pertaining to safety, which alerts users to potential risks to themselves and
All safety warnings are preceded by the danger symbol and the following terms:
All safety warnings give specific details of the potential risk present and indicate how to reduce risk of injury,
damage and electric shock resulting from improper use of the appliance. Carefully observe the following
The appliance must be disconnected from the power supply before carrying out any installation work.
Installation and maintenance must be carried out by a qualified technician, in compliance with the
manufacturer's instructions and local safety regulations. Do not repair or replace any part of the
appliance unless specifically stated in the user manual.
Regulations require that the appliance is earthed.
The power cable must be long enough for connecting the appliance, once fitted in its housing, to the
power supply socket.
For installation to comply with current safety regulations, an all-pole disconnect switch with minimum
contact gap of 3 mm must be utilized.
Do not use multiple plug adapters or extension leads.
Do not pull the power supply cable in order to unplug the appliance.
The electrical components must not be accessible to the user after installation.
Do not touch the appliance with any wet part of the body and do not operate it when barefoot.
This appliance is designed solely for use as a domestic appliance for cooking food. No other type of use is
permitted (e.g.: heating rooms). The Manufacturer declines all responsibility for inappropriate use or
incorrect setting of the controls.
The appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with any physical, sensory or
mental impairment, or without experience and knowledge of the appliance, unless supervised or
previously instructed in its use by those responsible for their safety.
The accessible parts of the appliance may become very hot during use. Young children should be kept
away from the appliance and supervised to ensure that they do not play with it.
During and after use, do not touch the heating elements or interior surfaces of the appliance - risk of
burns. Do not allow the appliance to come into contact with cloths or other flammable materials until all
the components have cooled sufficiently.
At the end of cooking, exercise caution when opening the appliance door, letting the hot air or steam
exit gradually before accessing the oven. When the appliance door is shut, hot air is vented from the
aperture above the control panel. Do not obstruct the vent apertures.
Use oven gloves to remove pans and accessories, taking care not to touch the heating elements.
Do not place flammable materials in or near the appliance: a fire may break out if the appliance is
inadvertently switched on.
Do not heat or cook sealed jars or containers in the appliance. The pressure that builds up inside might
cause the jar to explode, damaging the appliance.
Do not use containers made of synthetic materials.
Overheated oils and fats catch fire easily. Always remain vigilant when cooking foods rich in fat and oil.
Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, will cause serious
Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could cause serious


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  • Page 1: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS YOUR SAFETY AND THAT OF OTHERS IS PARAMOUNT This manual and the appliance itself provide important safety warnings, to be read and observed at all times. This is the danger symbol, pertaining to safety, which alerts users to potential risks to themselves and others.
  • Page 2: Installation

    Never leave the appliance unattended during food drying. If alcoholic beverages are used when cooking foods (e.g. rum, cognac, wine), remember that alcohol evaporates at high temperatures. As a result, there is a risk that vapours released by the alcohol may catch fire upon coming into contact with the electrical heating element.
  • Page 3: Safeguarding The Environment

    SAFEGUARDING THE ENVIRONMENT Disposal of packing material The packing material is 100% recyclable and is marked with the recycle symbol ( ). The various parts of the packing must therefore be disposed of responsibly and in full compliance with local authority regulations governing waste disposal.
  • Page 4: After Sales Service

    AFTER-SALES SERVICE Before calling the After-Sales Service: See if you can solve the problem yourself with the help of the suggestions given in the “Troubleshooting guide“. Switch the appliance off and back on again it to see if the fault persists. If after the above checks the fault still occurs, get in touch with the nearest After-sales Service.
  • Page 5 Accessories: • Soak the accessories in water with washing up detergent immediately after use, handling them with oven gloves if still hot. • Food residues can be easily removed using a brush or sponge. Cleaning the rear wall and catalytic side panels of the oven (if present): IMPORTANT: do not use corrosive or abrasive detergents, coarse brushes, pot scourers or oven sprays which could damage the catalytic surface and ruin its self-cleaning properties.
  • Page 6: Replacing The Oven Lamp

    MAINTENANCE Use safety gloves. WARNING Ensure the oven is cold before carrying out the following operations. Disconnect the oven from the power supply. MOVING THE TOP HEATING ELEMENT (SOME MODELS ONLY) Remove the side accessory holder grilles (Fig. 1). Pull the heating element out a little (Fig. 2) and lower it (Fig. 3). To reposition the heating element, lift it up, pulling it slightly towards you, making sure it comes to rest on the lateral supports.
  • Page 7: Instructions For Oven Use

    INSTRUCTIONS FOR OVEN USE FOR ELECTRICAL CONNECTION, SEE THE PARAGRAPH ON INSTALLATION Control panel Upper heating element/grill Cooling fan (not visible) Dataplate (not to be removed) Light Circular heating element (not visible) Turnspit (if present) Lower heating element (not visible) 10.
  • Page 8: Control Panel Description

    ACCESSORIES NOT SUPPLIED Other accessories which can be purchased separately from the After-sales Service include baking trays, catalytic panels and a rotisserie. INSERTING WIRE SHELVES AND OTHER ACCESSORIES IN THE OVEN The wire shelf and other accessories are provided with a locking mechanism to prevent their accidental removal.
  • Page 9: List Of Functions

    LIST OF FUNCTIONS After switching on the oven, press the symbol and the display will show the following indications. Recipes Traditional Specials Traditional manual cooking functions Image for highlighted function Highlighted function can be selected by pressing Other available and selectable functions Description of highlighted function FUNCTION DETAILS After selecting the desired function, press button...
  • Page 10: Temperature Adjustment

    SELECTING COOKING FUNCTIONS Recipes Forced Air Traditional Convection Bake Specials Fast preheat Traditional manual Traditional manual cooking functions cooking functions If the oven off press button ; the display will show the cooking functions. To browse the various possibilities, press buttons : the selectable function is highlighted in dark grey on the display.
  • Page 11: Preheating The Oven

    PREHEATING THE OVEN Conventional Conventional 180°C 180°C No Preheat Preheat --:-- --:-- COOK TIME COOK TIME --:-- --:-- END TIME END TIME If you wish to preheat the oven before inserting food, change the oven’s default selection as follows: Using buttons , move the cursor to preheating.
  • Page 12: Setting Cooking Time

    SETTING COOKING TIME Forced Air Forced Air Forced Air Cooking 180°C 180°C 180°C No Preheat No Preheat 00:00 00:30 COOK TIME COOK TIME 00:29 19:30 19:30 19:30 END TIME END TIME COOK TIME END TIME Forced Air Finished! 180°C 00:00 19:30 COOK TIME END TIME...
  • Page 13 Confirm the selected value by pressing button Press button . The display indicates which shelf food should be placed on. Press button to activate the function. The oven will start cooking after a period of time calculated so as to finish cooking at the set time (for example, in the case of a dish which requires a cooking time of 30 minutes, if the end of cooking time is set to 21.00, the oven will begin cooking at 20.30).
  • Page 14 RECIPES Thanks to “6th Sense” technology, the oven offers 30 pre-set recipes with ideal cooking temperatures. Simply follow the recipe as regards ingredients and the method of preparation. Then, proceed as follows: Settings Fish Recipes Poultry Recipes Traditional Vegetables has been selected Press ✓...
  • Page 15 “FAVOURITE” Maxi Cooking Lasagna Chicken Breasts Your most used cooking functions Press button : the display shows the 10 most used functions. To scroll down the list, use buttons Press to select the desired function. To change the settings of the selected function, proceed as shown in the previous paragraphs. SETTINGS Cleaning Language...
  • Page 16: Automatic Oven Cleaning

    AUTOMATIC OVEN CLEANING For the description of this function, see the chapter CLEANING and the functions table at page 68. Cleaning Specials Pyro Express Cleaning Pyro Settings -03:00 TIME Step-by-step 3 hour high 17:02 guidance temperature cleaning END TIME To activate the oven’s automatic cleaning cycle (pyro-cleaning), proceed as follows: Select “Cleaning”...
  • Page 17: Function Description Table

    FUNCTION DESCRIPTION TABLE MAIN MENU Setting the display (language, time, brightness, volume of acoustic signal, energy SETTINGS saving function). Selecting 30 different pre-set recipes (see enclosed recipe booklet). The oven automatically sets the optimum cooking temperature, function and time. It is RECIPES important to follow the instructions given in the recipe book regarding preparation, accessories and which oven shelf to use.
  • Page 18 SPECIALS To speed up defrosting of food. Place food on the middle shelf. Leave food in its DEFROSTING packaging in order to prevent it from drying out on the outside. For keeping just-cooked food hot and crisp (e.g: meat, fried food or flans). Place KEEP WARM food on the middle shelf.
  • Page 19: Cooking Table

    COOKING TABLE Recipe Function Preheati Shelf Temperature Time Accessories (from bottom) (°C) (min) 2 / 3 160-180 30-90 Cake tin on wire shelf CONVENTIONAL Leavened cakes Shelf 4: cake tin on wire shelf FORCED AIR 160-180 30-90 Shelf 1: cake tin on wire shelf Drip tray/ baking tray or cake CONVECTION 160-200...
  • Page 20 Recipe Function Preheati Shelf Temperature Time Accessories (from bottom) (°C) (min) CONVECTION 180-190 40-55 Cake tin on wire shelf BAKE Shelf 4: cake tin on wire shelf 180-190 45-60 FORCED AIR Savoury pies Shelf 1: cake tin on wire shelf (vegetable pie, Shelf 5: cake tin on wire shelf quiche lorraine)
  • Page 21 Recipe Function Preheati Shelf Temperature Time Accessories (from bottom) (°C) (min) Drip tray or oven tray on wire shelf (turn food two thirds of Leg of lamb / Shanks Medium 60-90 TURBO GRILL the way through cooking if necessary) Drip tray or baking tray (turn Baked potatoes TURBO GRILL Medium...
  • Page 22 Table of Tested Recipes (in compliance with IEC 60350:99+A1:05 +A2:08 and DIN 3360-12:07:07) Recipe Function Preheating Shelf (from Temperature Time Accessories and notes bottom) (°C) (min) IEC 60350:99+A1:05 +A2:08 § 8.4.1 20-30 Drip tray / baking tray CONVENTIONAL Shortbread Shelf 4: baking tray 20-30 FORCED AIR Shelf 1: drip tray...
  • Page 23: Recommended Use And Tips

    RECOMMENDED USE AND TIPS How to read the cooking table The table indicates the best function to use for any given food, to be cooked on one or more shelves at the same time. Cooking times start from the moment food is placed in the oven, excluding pre-heating (where required).
  • Page 24 Rising function It is always best to cover the dough with a damp cloth before placing it in the oven. Dough proving time with this function is reduced by approximately one third compared to proving at room temperature (20-25°C). Proving time for a 1 Kg batch of pizza dough is around one hour. GB75...
  • Page 25 GB76...

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