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ME179KFETSR

Microwave Oven

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ENGLISH
Thank you for purchasing this Samsung
product. Please register your product at
www.samsung.com/register
1-800-SAMSUNG (726-7864)
ME179KFETSR_AA_DE68-04130A_EN.indd 1
2012-05-21
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  • Page 1: Microwave Oven

    ME179KFETSR Microwave Oven user manual imagine the possibilities ENGLISH Thank you for purchasing this Samsung product. Please register your product at www.samsung.com/register 1-800-SAMSUNG (726-7864) ME179KFETSR_AA_DE68-04130A_EN.indd 1 2012-05-21 5:10:14...
  • Page 2: Safety Information

    Congratulations on your new Samsung microwave oven. This manual contains important information on the installation, use and care of your appliance. Please take time to read this manual to take full advantage of your microwave oven’s many benefits and features.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY SYMBOLS AND PRECAUTIONS What the icons and signs in this user manual mean: Hazards or unsafe practices that may result in severe personal injury or death. WARNING Hazards or unsafe practices that may result in minor personal injury or property damage.
  • Page 4 7. As with any appliance, close supervision is necessary when it is used by children. Keep children away from the door when opening or closing it as they may bump themselves on the door or catch their fingers in the door. 8.
  • Page 5: Grounding Instructions

    GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS This appliance must be grounded. In the event of an electrical short circuit, grounding reduces the risk of electric shock by providing an escape wire for the electrical current. This appliance is equipped with a cord that includes a grounding wire and a grounding plug.
  • Page 6 - Failing to do so may result in electric shock or fire. Plug the power cord into a properly grounded 3 pronged outlet. Your oven should be the only appliance connected to this circuit. - Sharing a wall socket with other appliances, using a power strip, or extending the power cord may result in electric shock or fire.
  • Page 7 INSTALLATION CAUTIONS CAUTION Position the oven so that the plug is easily accessible. - Failing to do so may result in electric shock or fire due to electric leakage. Unplug the oven when it is not being used for long periods of time or during a thunder/lightning storm.
  • Page 8 If any foreign substance such as water enters the microwave, unplug it and contact your nearest service center. - Failing to do so may result in electric shock or fire. Do not touch the power plug with wet hands. - This may result in electric shock. Do not turn the appliance off by unplugging the power plug while the appliance is in operation.
  • Page 9 than the food in the interior, which can be so hot that it will burn the infant’s mouth. Make sure all cookware used in the oven is suitable for microwaving. Use microwavable cookware in strict compliance with such manufacturer’s recommendations. Do not stand on top of the microwave or place objects (such as laundry, oven covers, lighted candles, lighted cigarettes, dishes, chemicals, metal objects, etc.) on the appliance.
  • Page 10 CRITICAL CLEANING INSTRUCTIONS WARNING Do not clean the appliance by spraying water directly onto it. Do not use benzene, thinner, or alcohol to clean the appliance. - This may result in discoloration, deformation, damage, electric shock, or fire. Before cleaning or performing maintenance, unplug the appliance from the wall socket and remove food waste from the door and cooking compartment.
  • Page 11: Table Of Contents

    Turning on the vent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Samsung over-the-range(otr) microwave Eco mode .
  • Page 12: Setting Up Your New Microwave Oven

    Carefully unpack your microwave oven, and make sure you’ve received all the parts shown below. If your microwave oven was damaged during shipping, or if you do not have all the parts, contact Samsung Customer Service. (Refer to the “WARRANTY AND SERVICE INFORMATION” on page 45.)
  • Page 13: Setting Up Your Microwave Oven

    SETTING UP YOUR MICROWAVE OVEN 1. Open the door by pulling the handle on the right side of the door. 2. Wipe the inside of the oven with a damp cloth. damp cloth 3. Install the pre-assembled ring into the indentation at the center of the microwave oven.
  • Page 14: Checking The Control Panel

    CHECKING THE CONTROL PANEL Smart Chef (page 26) Speed Cook (page 21) Auto Cook (page 29) Roast (page 35) Bake (page 35) Brown (page 35) Speed Bake/Roast (page 35) Defrost (page 19) Microwave (page 34) Microwave +30 Sec. Express Menu (page 19) (page 17) Knob Dial Select...
  • Page 15: Turning On The Power And Setting The Clock

    TURNING ON THE POWER AND SETTING THE CLOCK 1. The first time you plug in the power chord, the display shows : SET HOUR 2. Using the knob dial, dial the hour, and then press the Select button. The display shows : SET MIN 3.
  • Page 16: Selecting The Sound

    SELECTING THE SOUND 1. Press the My Settings button, dial 3-SOUND, and then press the Select button. The display shows : SOUND 2. Dial On or Off. 3. Press the Select button. SETTING THE WORD SPEED 1. Press the My Settings button, dial 4-SCROLL, and then press the Select button. The display shows : SCROLL 2.
  • Page 17: Using Your Microwave Oven

    using your microwave oven USING THE KITCHEN TIMER 1. Press the Kitchen Timer button. (max. time 90 min.) The display shows: SET MIN 2. Use the dial to set the number of minutes you want the timer to run. 3. Press the Select button. The display shows: SET SEC 4. Use the dial to set the number of additional seconds you want the timer to run.
  • Page 18: Eco Mode

    ECO MODE Eco Mode reduces standby power usage. When you press the ECO MODE button once, the display will go out and the microwave shifts to the mode which minimizes power usage. To cancel the ECO MODE, press the ECO MODE button once again, or press any other button. WARM HOLD You can keep cooked food warm in your microwave oven for up to 90 minutes.
  • Page 19: Using The Defrost Button

    USING THE DEFROST BUTTON Remove all packaging material before defrosting. Place meat, poultry, fish, bread, etc. on a ceramic plate. General defrosting instructions: 1. Place the food on the turntable (glass tray). 2. Press the Defrost button. 3. Dial the Food you want to defrost, and then press the Select button. 4. Dial the amount of food, and then press the Start button.
  • Page 20: Accessory Usage

    COOK FOOD AMOUNT REMARK 2 EA Pierce the potatoes 3 times with a fork. Place the potatoes on the BAKED 4 EA glass turntable with one end of the potato pointing towards the POTATO (10~13oz./ center. After cooking, let the potatoes stand for 3-5 minutes. each) INSTANT MACARONI...
  • Page 21: Using The Speed Cook Button

    USING THE SPEED COOK BUTTON The Speed Cook menu contains pre-set cooking programs for 43 different items. 1. Place the food on the tray or the rack. (See Accessory Usage on page 20) 2. Press the Speed Cook button. 3. Dial the category, and then press the Select button. 4. Dial the food you want to cook, and then press the Select button.
  • Page 22 Cook Accessory CATEGORY FOOD Amount Directions Type Place the chicken breast on the high 2 Pieces rack, then place the rack on the CHICKEN 4 Pieces ceramic enamel tray. Turn over the BREAST (6 oz. each) chicken when the microwave beeps and restart the microwave.
  • Page 23 Cook Accessory CATEGORY FOOD Amount Directions Type Place the roast on the low rack, then place the rack on the ceramic BEEF 2 lbs (0.91kg) enamel tray. When the microwave ROAST 3 lbs (1.36kg) beeps, turn over the roast and restart the microwave.
  • Page 24 Cook Accessory CATEGORY FOOD Amount Directions Type Place the pork chops on the high 1 Servings BONE-IN rack, then place the rack on the 2 servings PORK ceramic enamel tray. When the (1 serving = 6-8oz. CHOPS microwave beeps, turn over the pork each) chops and restart the microwave.
  • Page 25 Cook Accessory CATEGORY FOOD Amount Directions Type 1 serving (5 ea.) Place the chicken nuggets on the CHICKEN 2 servings (10 ea.) ceramic enamel tray, then place the NUGGETS (5 ea per serving) tray on the high rack. 1 serving (5 ea.) Place the chicken tenders on the CHICKEN 2 servings (10 ea.)
  • Page 26: Using The Smart Chef Button

    USING THE SMART CHEF BUTTON The Smart Chef menu contains pre-set cooking programs for 30 different items. 1. Place the food on the tray or the rack. (See Accessory Usage on page 20) 2. Press the Smart Chef button. 3. Dial the category, and then press the Select button. 4. Dial the food you want to cook, and then press the Select button.
  • Page 27 Cook Accessory CATEGORY FOOD Amount Directions Type 1 serving Place the green beans in a 2 servings microwave safe bowl. Add 1-4 GREEN 3 servings tablespoons of water (1 Tbsp per BEANS 4 servings serving). Cover during cooking and (1 serving = ½ cup) stir afterwards.
  • Page 28 Cook Accessory CATEGORY FOOD Amount Directions Type Follow the package directions for 2 servings the recommended amount of water BULGUR 4 servings needed. Stir well before and fluff with (1 serving = ½ cup) a fork afterwards. Follow the package directions for WHOLE 2 servings the recommended amount of water...
  • Page 29: Using The Auto Cook Button

    Cook Accessory CATEGORY FOOD Amount Directions Type 1 serving (2 pieces, 4 oz.) Spray the high rack with a non-stick TILAPIA 2 servings spray. Place the tilapia fillets on the FILLET (4 pieces, 8 oz.) high rack, then place the rack on the (1 servings = 2 pcs, ceramic enamel tray.
  • Page 30 Cook Accessory CATEGORY FOOD Amount Directions Type Remove the outer wrapping and FROZEN follow the package directions for 8-10 oz. (227-283g) DINNER covering. Let stand 1-3 minutes before serving. Remove the outer wrapping and follow the package directions for FROZEN 4-6 oz.
  • Page 31 Cook Accessory CATEGORY FOOD Amount Directions Type Place 4 (for 2 servings) or 8 (for 4 servings) cups of water in a large 1 servings (2 oz.) microwave safe bowl. When the SPAGHETTI 2 servings (4 oz.) microwave beeps, add spaghetti and restart the microwave.
  • Page 32 Cook Accessory CATEGORY FOOD Amount Directions Type COOKIE Preheat the microwave to 375 °F. DOUGH, Place 10 cookies on the greased 10 ea. PRE ceramic enamel tray, then place the FORMED tray on the medium rack. 6. BAKED Preheat the microwave to 425 °F. GOODS Follow the package preparation TURNOVERS,...
  • Page 33 Cook Accessory CATEGORY FOOD Amount Directions Type Unwrap the butter and cut the butter stick in half lenghtwise. Place the MELT 1 stick(¼ lb.) butter on a microwave safe dish BUTTER 2 sticks(½ lb.) and cover with wax paper. Stir well afterwards.
  • Page 34: Using The Microwave Setting Cooking Times

    USING THE MICROWAVE SETTING COOKING TIMES & POWER LEVELS Your microwave allows you to set up to two different cooking stages, each with its own time length and power level. The power level lets you control the heating intensity from Warm to High. Power Levels The 10 power levels allow you to choose the optimal power level for your cooking needs.
  • Page 35: Brown

    BROWN Browning adds texture and taste to your recipe. When browning, use the middle or high rack accessories. Use the middle rack when the height of food is so high that the food could touch the upper heater. 1. Press the Brown button. The display shows SET TIME. 2. Use the dial to set a cooking time (max time 60 min).
  • Page 36: Speed Bake/Roast Guide

    SPEED BAKE/ROAST GUIDE Use the cooking mode, power levels and times in this table as guide lines for speed cooking. Use oven gloves when taking the food out of the microwave. Type Food Quanity Mode Time Instructions Place the pizza on the medium Frozen Pizza, 6 inch Speed Bake 30%...
  • Page 37: Cookware Guide

    cookware guide To cook food in the microwave oven, the microwaves must be able to penetrate the food without being reflected or absorbed by the dish. It is important to choose the correct cookware, therefore look for cookware that is marked microwave-safe.
  • Page 38: Cooking Guide

    cooking guide Microwave energy actually penetrates food, attracted and absorbed by the water, fat and sugar content. The microwaves cause the molecules in the food to move rapidly. The rapid movement of these molecules creates friction and the resulting heat cooks the food. COOKING TECHNIQUES Stirring Stir foods such as casseroles and vegetables while cooking to distribute heat evenly.
  • Page 39: Guide For Cooking Eggs In Your Microwave

    • Home canning in the microwave oven is not recommended because all harmful bacteria may not be destroyed by the microwave heating process. • Although microwaves do not heat the cookware, the heat from the food is often transferred to the cookware.
  • Page 40: Cleaning And Maintaining Your Microwave Oven

    cleaning and maintaining your microwave oven Keeping your microwave oven clean improves its performance, wards off unnecessary repairs, and lengthens its life. CLEANING THE EXTERIOR It’s best to clean spills on the outside of your microwave oven as they occur. Use a soft cloth and warm, soapy water.
  • Page 41: Storing And Repairing Your Microwave Oven

    3. Disconnect the wire connector. 4. Remove the screw securing the LED lamp board. 5. Replace the LED lamp board. To purchase a new LED lamp board, visit an authorized service center or call Samsung Customer Care at 1-800-SAMSUNG (726- 7864). LAMP Lamp...
  • Page 42: Cleaning The Grease Filter

    Your microwave oven has reusable grease filter. The grease filters should be removed and cleaned at least once a month, or as required. To order a new grease filter, contact SamsungParts at 1-800-627-4368 or your Samsung dealer. You can also order online at www.samsungparts.com To avoid risk of personal injury or property damage, do not operate the oven hood without the filters in place.
  • Page 43: Replacing The Charcoal Filter

    If your oven is vented to the inside, the charcoal filter should be replaced every 6 to 12 months and more often if necessary. The charcoal filter cannot be cleaned. To order a new charcoal filter, contact the Parts Department at 1-800-627-4368 or your Samsung dealer. You can also order online at www.samsungparts.com 1. Unplug the oven or turn off the power at the main power...
  • Page 44: Troubleshooting

    troubleshooting CHECK THESE POINTS IF YOUR MICROWAVE OVEN PROBLEM SOLUTION The display and/or the oven is Make sure the plug is properly connected to a grounded outlet. not working. If the wall outlet is controlled by a wall switch, make sure the wall switch is turned on.
  • Page 45: Appendix

    SERIAL NUMBER DATE PURCHASED PURCHASED FROM Warranty service can only be performed by a Samsung Authorized Service Center. If you should require warranty service, provide the above information with a copy of your sales receipt to the Samsung Authorized Service Center. For service assistance and the location of the nearest service center, please call 1-800- SAMSUNG (1- 800-726-7864).
  • Page 46: Samsung Over-The-Range(Otr) Microwave

    SAMSUNG or SAMSUNG’s authorized service center. SAMSUNG will repair this product or replace it if cannot repair it, at our option and at no charge as stipulated herein, with new or reconditioned parts or products if found to be defective during the limited warranty period specified above.
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