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AEG AT 143 U Operating Instructions Manual

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  • Page 1 MICROMAT 143 E/U Microwave oven PROGRAMME STOP START/QUICK Operating instructions...
  • 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

    Contents Important information Ecologically responsible disposal of packaging and old appliances ......... . Safety Instructions General .
  • Page 4: Important Information

    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. Danger of suffocation.
  • Page 5: Safety Instructions General

    ·If smoke is observed, keep the oven door closed, disconnect the power supply and contact your local AEG Service Force Centre. Never use the microwave oven if it is no longer functioning properly. ·This appliance complies with all relevant safety instructions. In order to maintain the safety of the appliance, repairs should only be carried out by an AEG Service Force Centre.
  • 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 Always check the temperature before feeding your child. · The hot food in a microwave oven will heat up the ovenware. For this reason always use oven gloves for handling hot dishes. · Never cook your food for too long or at too high a power setting.
  • Page 8: General Operating Instructions Suitable Ovenware

    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 9: What Else To Look Out For

    What else to note... · Food comes in all shapes, sizes and textures. The quantities also vary. For these reasons the time and amount of energy needed to defrost, heat or cook will also vary. As a general rule : Double the quantity/weight = nearly * double the time * Please refer to the cooking charts.
  • Page 10: Built-In Model

    Note the relevant information for installation and connection given in the operation instructions of the lift door. Attention ! Never operate the microwave oven with the lift door closed. Such operation would damage your appliance and invalidate the guarantee. Built-under model...
  • Page 11: Connecting To The Mains

    3. Keep the microwave oven away from sources of water and extreme heat, e.g. radiators and boilers. This appliance should not be installed next to a radiator or boiler as this can lead to the appliance malfunctioning 4.
  • Page 12: Electrical Connections

    Installing and Connecting Electrical connections · WARNING! THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE EARTHED. The manufacturer declines any liability should this safety measure not be observed. • If the plug that is fitted to your appliance is not suitable for your socket outlet, it must be cut off and the appropriate plug fitted.
  • Page 13: Product Description

    Product Description The appliance A Control panel B Turntable C Door seal D Door latch and catch E Viewing window F Interior lighting PROGRAMME STOP START/QUICK...
  • Page 14: Control Panel

    Product description The control panel A Display for time of day, B Multi function button to set C Power knob D Rotary knob to select the E Button for automatic PROGRAMME STOP F CLEAR button ‘ START/QUICK G START button ‘ H Button for switching the cooking time, function mode, power etc.
  • Page 15: Accessories

    Accessories The turntable and turntable support should be installed as shown in the diagram. Take care to ensure the turntable support is properly in place. The turntable may turn clockwise counterclockwise during operation. Do not try to rotate the roller ring manually, as you could damage the drive system.
  • Page 16: Before Using The Appliance

    Before using the appliance Setting the clock Example: 12:15 hrs PROGRAMME START/QUICK 1) The rotary knob counterclockwise (to decrease). The time of day can be corrected at any moment by pressing the Multi function button and simultaneously turning the rotary knob 1.
  • Page 17: «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 18 ‘At a glance... ’ Action : · Open the door by pressing the door release button · Shut the door and press the START ‘ button START/QUICK’ · Press the CLEAR button · Modify the selected cooking time: turn the rotary knob or counterclockwise.
  • Page 19: Modes Of Operation

    Modes of operation Microwaves Setting 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 20: Notes On Microwave Power Levels

    Modes of operation Notes on microwave power levels The following list shows you the power settings and what they can be used for during microwave operation : 750 Watt 700 Watt 600 Watt 500 Watt 450 Watt 350 Watt 250 Watt 150 Watt 80 Watt - Heating liquids...
  • Page 21: Automatic Programmes

    Automatic Programmes Programmes for defrosting and cooking are available. After having selected the programme, merely enter the weight of the dish, 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 22 Modes of operation Automatic cooking programmes Programme Cook food covered, in a heat-resistant glass dish, whenever possible. A triple bell rings halfway through cooktime. If cooking over 500 g of vegetables, stir once or twice. Please add water in the following amounts : - for fresh vegetables (I+II): 100 - 500 g : 3 - 6 tablespoons / 500 - 1000 g : 9 - 12 tablespoons.
  • Page 23 How to use automatic programmes Example : defrosting 1 kg chicken 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. 1. Press the button for automatic programmes ‘...
  • Page 24: Quick-Start

    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- intervals. Each time you push the Quick-START button the programme time is increased by 30 seconds. Example : heating a cup of water (1 min. 30 sec.) PROGRAMME STOP START/QUICK...
  • Page 25: 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 26: Microwave Tables

    Cooking charts and tips Defrosting Dish Weight in (g) Meat Whole meat 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 Red currants Power Duration Standing...
  • Page 27 Defrosting Description Weight Power Duration Standing in (g) (Watt) (mins) Bread Rolls (50g) 4 units 150 Wholemeal, 1 slice mixed, rye (60-80 g) loaf Pastry Dry cakes eg cakes 300 with short crust pastry Fruit flans baked 400- on a baking sheet 450 1 slice cheese cake 400 1 slice covered apple tart...
  • Page 28 Cooking charts and tips Description 1 portion vegetables, potatoes or rice 1 cup soup Drinks Milk or baby food Boil 1 cup water 180 ml 750 1 cup milk 1 cup coffee (reheat) Defrosting and heating of frozen convenience foods 1 portion meat with gravy 1 portion meat...
  • Page 29 Cooking vegetables Description Weight Liquid in (g) Cauliflower Frozen broccoli Mushrooms Frozen peas and carrots Carrots Potatoes Kohlrabi Red/green peppers Leeks Frozen Brussel 300 sprouts Sauerkraut Cook all vegetables in a covered container. Cooking fish Description Weight Power in (g) Fish fillets Whole fish The times stated here are for guidance only, and depend on the nature and type of...
  • Page 30: Practical Tips For Use

    Cooking charts and tips Cooking of meat and poultry Description Quantity Power 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). ·Remove any aluminium foil or metal containing packaging before preparing the food.
  • Page 31: Tips On Microwaving

    Ready made meals – Ready made meals in metal packages or plastic containers with metal lids should be heated or defrosted in your microwave oven only if they are explicitly marked as being suitable for microwave use. Please follow the operating instructions printed on the packages (e.g.
  • Page 32: Test Procedures

    Cooking charts and tips Test procedures (Microwave output power 750 Watt) The quality and operation of microwave ovens are established by recognised test institutes by testing specific dishes. Nr. 44 566 Part 2 Defrost and cook fish fillet IEC 705 Egg custard (test A) Sponge mixture...
  • Page 33: Cleaning And Care

    3 Cleaning and care The Appliance Exterior Wipe the front of the appliance using a soft cloth and a mild, warm detergent 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 34: What To Do If

    What to do if..the microwave appliance is not working properly ? Check that - the fuses in the fuse cupboard are working, - there has not been a power outage. - If the fuses continue to blow, please contact a qualified electrician..
  • Page 35: Service And Spare Parts

    Service and Spare Parts In the event of your appliance requiring service, or if you wish to purchase spare parts, contact your local AEG Service Force Centre by telephoning: Your call will be automatically routed to the Service Centre covering your post code area.
  • Page 36: Guarantee Conditions

    Guarantee Conditions Guarantee Conditions AEG offer the following guarantee to the first purchaser of this appliance. 1. The guarantee is valid for 12 months commencing when the appliance is handed over to the first retail purchaser, which must The guarantee does not cover commercial use. 2.

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