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Electrolux EMS2840 User Manual

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Model EMS2840
8221913- 71 -02



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  • Page 1 USER MANUAL Model EMS2840 English 8221913- 71 -02...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    EMS2840 Before using your microwave oven Technical data Safety instructions – Utensil safety – Testing suitability of Cookware – Food safety – Safety Instructions when Cooking with Grill – Installation – Oven utensils and accessories guide – Unpacking How to operate your microwave oven –...
  • Page 4: Before Using Your Microwave Oven

    Congratulations on the purchase of your new Microwave Oven Thank you for having chosen a Electrolux product. We are convinced that you will find your new microwave oven very useful and that it will be of great help to you. As with all new kitchen appliances, it will take some time to learn all the new functions and features, but with time, this oven will become indispensable to you.
  • Page 5: Safety Instructions

    Important Safety instructions. READ CAREFULLY AND KEEP FOR FUTURE REFERENCE The built-in safety interlock switches prevent the microwave oven from operating when the door is open. Do not tamper with them, or attempt to operate the oven with the door open as open door operation can result in exposure to microwave energy.
  • Page 6: Food Safety

    5. Foil containers should never be re-used in the microwave oven. 6. If the microwave oven has been in use for 15 minutes or more, allow it to cool before using it again. 7. The container and turntable may become hot during use, take great care when removing either from the oven.
  • Page 7: Safety Instructions When Cooking With Grill

    EMS2840 1. Avoid using straight-sided containers with narrow necks. 2. Do not overheat. 3. Stir the liquid before placing the container in the oven and again halfway through the heating time. 4. After heating, allow to stand in the oven for a short time, stirring again before carefully removing the container.
  • Page 8: Installation

    EMS2840 1. Remove any promotion label from the door. 2. The oven should be installed on a flat, level surface. The surface must be strong enough to safely bear the weight (17 kg) of the oven, and the contents. To avoid the possibility of causing vibration or noise the oven must be in a stable position.
  • Page 9: Oven Utensils And Accessories Guide

    Oven utensils and accessories guide A variety of Utensils and Materials may be used for cooking in your microwave oven. For your safety and to prevent damaging utensils and your oven choose appropriate utensils and materials for each cooking method.
  • Page 10: How To Operate Your Microwave Oven

    EMS2840 How to operate your microwave oven Name and function of parts 1. Cooking compartment. Wipe the compartment clean after using the oven. 2. Viewing window. Food can be checked while the microwave oven is in operation. 3. Oven door. The door must always be firmly closed while cooking.
  • Page 11: Control Panel

    EMS2840 Control Panel 1. Display Window To view either Cook time, Power level and time of day. 2. Clock To set the time of day 3. Power To set the desired Microwave power level 4. Stop/Clear To stop or pause your Microwave 5.
  • Page 12: Setting The Clock

    This oven has a safety feature which prevents the accidental running of the oven by a child. After the lock has been set, no part of the microwave oven will operate until the child lock feature has been cancelled. To set: 1.
  • Page 13: Switching The Beeper Off

    EMS2840 This oven has a feature which allows you to turn off the beeper. When this is set you will turn off the beeps which occur when you press a button, this will also disarm the beeps which occur at the end of a program.
  • Page 14: Microwave Cooking

    EMS2840 1. Open the door, place the food on the turntable. Close the door. 2. Press the ’ Power ’ button until the desired power level is reached. 3. Set the desired time by turning the setting control knob. 4. Press Start (The oven begins cooking.) Example: To cook at 450W for 15 minutes 1.
  • Page 15: Combination Cooking

    EMS2840 This oven offers you a choice three settings for cooking with combined Grill and Microwave Cooking 1. Open the door, place the food on the Grill rack. 2. Press The Grill button until the required combination of Microwave and Grill is reached.
  • Page 16: Automatic Defrost

    EMS2840 1. Open the door, place the food on the turntable. 2. Press the ’ Auto Defrost ’ button until the desired programme is reached. 3. Turn the setting control knob until the required quantity is reached. 4. Close the door.
  • Page 17: Automatic Reheat

    EMS2840 This oven can be used to automatically ReHeat Chilled Ready Meals, Fresh Vegetables, Chicken Pieces and Frozen Bread Rolls. 1. Open the door, place the food on the turntable. 2. Press the ’ Auto Reheat ’ button until the desired programme is reached.
  • Page 18: Charts

    EMS2840 Recommendations for cooking with Grill All foods should be placed on the grill rack with a non metal dish placed underneath to catch any food spillage or juices to minimise cleaning. Turn all food halfway through the cooking time.
  • Page 19: Recommendations For Manual Defrost

    EMS2840 Recommendations for Manual Defrost Some foods such as bread and fruit, can successfully be thawed manually by using this power setting (180W). FOOD PREPARATION Bread Place on microwave-proof rack or kitchen paper. Small loaf Turn over halfway through defrosting time.
  • Page 20: Auto Reheat Programmes Chart

    EMS2840 Auto Reheat Programmes Chart Auto Programme Press Button Chilled Ready Meal Once Fresh Vegetables Twice Chicken Pieces Three Times Frozen Bread Rolls Four Times Standing Time Put the meal on a ceramic plate and cover it with microwave cling film. This programme is...
  • Page 21: Auto Defrost Programmes Chart

    EMS2840 Auto Defrost Programmes Chart Category Meat Poultry Fish Bread / Cake Standing Time Shield the edges with aluminium foil. Turn the meat over, when the oven 20 - 60 minutes beeps. This programme is suitable for beef, lamb, pork, steaks, chops, minced meat.
  • Page 22: Microwave Hints

    Food with peel or skin should be pierced with a fork – e.g. potatoes and sausages. Do not boil eggs in the microwave oven as they can explode. Put large, thick pieces close to the edge of the casserole and try to cut the food in to even sized pieces.
  • Page 23: Care And Cleaning

  • Page 24: Guarantee Conditions

    3. Should guarantee repairs be necessary the purchaser must inform the nearest customer service office (ELECTROLUX’s service or authorised agent). ELECTROLUX reserves the right to stipulate the place of repair (i.e. the customer’s home, place of installation or ELECTROLUX workshop).