AEG ARCTIS 1050GS8 Operating Instructions Manual

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1050-8 GS
Table Top Electronic Freezer
Operating Instructions



  Summary of Contents for AEG ARCTIS 1050GS8

  • Page 1 ARCTIS 1050-8 GS Table Top Electronic Freezer Operating Instructions...
  • Page 2 Dear customer, Before placing your new refrigerator/freezer into operation please read these operating instructions carefully. They contain important informa- tion for safe use, for installation and for care of the appliance. Please keep these operating instructions for future reference. Pass them on to possible new owners of the appliance.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Your freezer needs air ........
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instruction

    Intended use • The freezer is intended for use in the home. It is suitable and storing frozen food, as well as for making ice. If the appliance is used for purposes other than those intended or used incorrectly, no liability can be accepted by the manufacturer for any damage that may be caused.
  • Page 5 • Bottles and cans must not be placed in the freezer. They can burst when the contents freeze, high carbonate content drinks can even explode! Never store lemonade, juices, beer, wine, sparkling wine etc.
  • Page 6: Disposal

    Disposal Appliance Packaging Information All materials are environmentally sound! They can be disposed of or burned at an incinerating plant without danger. About the materials: The plastics can be recycled and are identified as follows: >PE< for polyethylene, e.g. the outer covering and the bags in the interior.
  • Page 7: Installation

    Climate classification If the refrigeration appliance is installed next to another refrigerator or freezer a clearance of 5 cm at the sides is required, in order to pre- vent the formation of condensation on the outside of the appliance. Your freezer needs air For correct operation this appliance must be located in a dry atmos- phere, away from heat sources, e.g.
  • Page 8: Electrical Connection

    Installation Do not obstruct the space underneath. The back of the cabinet may be placed close to the wall but must not touch it. DO NOT install in places with restricted ventilation. Adjust the level of the appliance by screwing out the adjustable foot, or feet, at the bottom of the cabinet using your fingers.
  • Page 9: Reversing The Door

    Reversing the door The side at which the door opens can be changed from the right side (as supplied) to the left side, if the installation site requires. Warning! When changing the side at which the door opens, the appli- ance must not be connected to the mains.
  • Page 10: Description Of The Appliance

    Description of the Appliance View of the appliance The freezer has stops to prevent the drawers from falling out when fully extended. To remove the drawers (e.g. for cleaning purposes), pull them out as far as the stops, lift and extract.
  • Page 11: Operating And Indicator Panel

    Operating and indicator panel 1 Pilot light (green) 2 Temperature control knob and ON/OFF switch 3 Fast freeze (FROSTMATIC) light (amber) 4 Fast freeze (FROSTMATIC) button 5 Warning light (red) The temperature control knob (2), which incorporates the appliance’s On-/Off switch. The green pilot light (1), which comes on when the appliance is acti- vated by turning the thermostat knob (2) beyond the “-16°C„...
  • Page 12: Starting Up And Temperature Regulation

    Starting up and temperature regulation 1. Turn the temperature The green light (1), and the refrigeration motor starts When first switching on the appliance, function will automatically switch on. It will remain on automatically switch off at the end of this time. This function can man- ually be switched off at any time by pressing the FROSTMATIC button (4).
  • Page 13: Switching Off The Appliance

    • Bottles and cans must not be placed in the freezer. They can burst when the contents freeze, high carbonate content drinks can even explode! Never store lemonade, juices, beer, wine, sparkling wine etc.
  • Page 14 (1). already frozen, otherwise the frozen food could begin to defrost. Freezer drawers (2), (3) and (4) should only be used for storage of frozen food. The lowest drawer has a solid base and can be used for catching some of the melt-water when the freezer is being defrosted.
  • Page 15: Storage Goods Symbol/Freezing Calendar

    Preparation of Ice Cubes 1. Fill the ice cube tray 3/4 full with cold water, place it in the freezer compartment and leave to freeze. 2. To loosen the frozen cubes, either bend the ice cube tray or hold it under running water for a few seconds.
  • Page 16: Defrosting

    Under no circumstances use hard or pointed objects for this purpose. The freezer should always be defrosted when the layer of frost has reached a thickness of approx. 4 millimetres. Defrost should be carried out once a year regardless of the amount of frost that has built up.
  • Page 17: Cleaning And Care

    Magnetic door seal After opening and closing the door of your freezer whilst it is in oper- ation, you will not immediately be able to open the door again because a vacuum will have developed inside, keeping the door closed until the pressures inside and outside the door have equalised.
  • Page 18: Energy Saving Tips

    If your appliance needs repairing, please contact your specialist dealer or your local Service Force Centre. If the freezer system has stopped working and the freezer is full, the reserve in the deep frozen food time of about 25 hours.
  • Page 19 Yellow light does not light up, when the FROSTMATIC function is activated, appliance is on. Appliance cools too much. The freezer temperature is not sufficient, red light lights up. Unusual noises. Possible Cause Appliance is not switched Mains plug is not plugged in or is loose.
  • Page 20: Noises During Operation

    Symptom Heavy build up of frost, possibly also on the door seal. The compressor does not start immediately after changing the temperature setting. Important: regularly check on the warning light to ensure that the storage temperature is being maintained. Noises during Operation The following noises are characteristic of refrigeration appliances: •...
  • Page 21: Regulations, Standards, Guidelines

    Regulations, Standards, Guidelines This appliance was designed for household use and was manufactured in accordance with the appropriate standards. The necessary measures in accordance with appliance safety legislation regulations (GSG), acci- dent prevention regulations for refrigeration appliances (VBG 20) and the regulations of the German Society of Electrical Engineers (VDE) were observed in the manufacture of this appliance.
  • Page 22: Technical Terminology

    Liquids that can be used to a generate a cooling effect are known as refrigerants. They have a relatively low boiling-point, indeed so low, that the warmth from the food stored in the fridge or freezer can cause the refrigerant to boil and vaporise.
  • Page 24 AEG Hausgeräte GmbH Postfach 1036 D-90327 Nürnberg © Electrolux plc 2003 2222 695-43 -02- 0603 Subject to change without notice...

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