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Miele KM 456 Operating Instructions Manual

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KM 456
To avoid the risk of accidents
or damage to the appliance
it is essential to read these
Operating instructions before
it is installed or used for the first time.
M.-Nr. 05 726 870


   Summary of Contents for Miele KM 456

  • Page 1: Operating Instructions, Ceramic Hob

    Operating instructions Ceramic hob KM 456 To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the appliance it is essential to read these Operating instructions before it is installed or used for the first time. M.-Nr. 05 726 870...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Description of the appliance ......... 4 Hob .

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Timer ............29 To set the minute minder .

  • Page 4: Description Of The Appliance, Control Area

    Description of the appliance ad Double circle zones be Single circle zones Extended cooking zone Control area Control area Sensor switches for: g Cooking zone controls h Timer (see "Cooking zone controls and displays") j Hob ON/OFF k Safety lock Indicator light for: i Safety lock...

  • Page 5: Displays

    Description of the appliance Cooking zone controls and displays Sensor switches for: l Switching on the outer circle of a double circle zone, or the extended cooking zone m Selecting the power setting and for switching off the cooking zone Displays: n Outer circle switched on = Ready for use...

  • Page 6: Cooking Zones

    Description of the appliance Cooking zones Cooking KM 456 zones Ø in cm Rating in watts 14.5 / 21.0 1000 / 2000 14.5 1100 17.0 /17.0 x 26.5 1500 / 2600 12.0 / 18.0 700 / 1700 14.5 1100 Total: 5400-8500...

  • Page 7: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Warning and Safety instructions Installation and connection This appliance must not be installed over a dishwasher, The appliance must be installed washing machine, tumble dryer, and connected by a suitably refrigerator, freezer or fridge-freezer. qualified and competent person in strict The high temperatures radiated by it accordance with national and local could damage the appliance below.

  • Page 8

    Warning and Safety instructions Correct usage Do not use the appliance to heat up the room. Due to the high To avoid the risk of accidents and temperatures radiated, objects near the damage to the appliance you appliance could catch fire. The life of should read these operating the appliance could also be reduced.

  • Page 9

    Warning and Safety instructions Safety with children Keep all pans out of reach of children. Turn pan handles inwards The appliance is only intended for away from the edge of the hob. Danger use by adults who have read these of burning or scalding.

  • Page 10

    Warning and Safety instructions Protecting the appliance from Do not use a steam cleaner to clean this appliance. The steam damage could reach electrical components and Do not drop anything on the cause a short circuit. Pressurised ceramic surface. Even a light steam could also cause permanent object could cause damage in certain damage to the surface and to other...

  • Page 11

    Warning and Safety instructions Protection from burning and Do not cover the appliance, e.g. with a cloth, kitchen foil, etc. This scalding could be a fire hazard if the appliance The surface of the appliance is hot is switched on by mistake. when in use, and remains hot for Never leave the appliance quite a while after being switched off.

  • Page 12

    Warning and Safety instructions Appliance faults Further safety notes In the event of damage or a defect, When using an electric socket near switch off the appliance immedi- the appliance, care should be ately. Disconnect completely from the taken that the cable of the electrical electricity supply.

  • Page 13: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposal of packing material Disposal of your old appliance The transport and protective packing Electrical and electronic appliances has been selected from materials which often contain materials which, if are environmentally friendly for disposal handled or disposed of incorrectly, and can normally be recycled.

  • Page 14: Before Using For The First Time, General Notes

    Before using for the first time General notes Keep these instructions in a safe place for reference and pass them on to any Your hob is equipped with pan future user. recognition and pan size recognition. The cooking zones will only work with metallic pans or if the pan recognition and pan size recognition functions are switched off (see "Switching off pan...

  • Page 15: Cleaning And Heating Up For The First Time

    Before using for the first time Cleaning and heating up for Metal components have a protective coating which may give off a slight the first time smell when heated up for the first time. Before using for the first time, clean the The smell and any vapours will appliance with a damp cloth only and dissipate after a short time and do not...

  • Page 16: Sensor Switches, Switching On

    Sensor switches Switching on This hob is equipped with electronic The hob must be switched on before sensor switches which react to finger any of the zones can be used. contact. To operate a cooking zone, touch the To switch the hob on: relevant sensor switch.

  • Page 17: Settings

    Settings Cooking process Settings 1 - 2 Melting butter, chocolate etc. Dissolving gelatine Preparing yoghurt 1 - 3 Thickening sauces containing egg yolk and butter Warming small quantities of food/liquid Keeping warm food which sticks easily Cooking rice 3 - 5 Warming liquid and semi-solid foods Thickening sauces, e.g.

  • Page 18: Cooking Without Auto Heat-up, Cooking With Auto Heat-up

    Cooking without Auto heat-up Cooking with Auto heat-up When Auto heat up has been activated, Proceed as follows: the cooking zone switches on automatically at the highest setting and ^ Switch the cooking zone on using the + sensor. Keep your finger on the + then switches to the continued cooking sensor until the required power setting which you have previously...

  • Page 19

    How to activate Auto heat-up: At any point during the auto heat-up time, you can use the + or - sensor to ^ Touch the - sensor until the continued increase or decrease the continued cooking setting you require appears cooking setting.

  • Page 20: Pan Recognition

    Pan recognition Pan recognition protects against Pan recognition is an additional safety – unintentional switching on of a feature. The cooking zone does not cooking zone, e.g. by children, work: – the risk of burning caused by – if a cooking zone is switched on forgetting to switch off a zone after without a pan in place, or if the pan removing a pan.

  • Page 21: Pan Size Recognition, Switching Off Pan Recognition

    Pan size recognition Switching off pan recognition The pan size recognition system Pan recognition and pan size automatically switches on the outer recognition can be switched off to allow circle of a double circle zone or the you to use other non-metallic pans such extended cooking zone when a large as glass or ceramic.

  • Page 22

    If you have switched off pan recognition To switch the outer circle / extended and therefore also pan size recognition, cooking zone off, touch the sensor n you can still switch on the outer circle of again or set the display for the zone back to 0.

  • Page 23: Switching Off And Residual Heat Indicators

    Switching off and residual heat The lines go out one after another as the cooking zones cool down. The last indicators horizontal line only goes out when the cooking zones are safe to touch. To switch off a cooking zone: ^ Touch the - and + sensors for the If residual heat indicators are on, do zone you want to switch off at the...

  • Page 24: Suitable Pans, Energy Saving Tips

    Suitable pans Energy saving tips – For optimum energy consumption – Use a pan lid whenever possible to during cooking, only pans with flat or minimise heat loss. very slightly concave bases should be used. When the pan is hot, the base should rest evenly on the hob.

  • Page 25: Safety Features, Safety Lock

    Safety features Safety lock To activate the safety lock: Keep children away from the hob for ^ Touch the safety lock sensor a until their own safety. the relevant indicator light comes on. Your appliance is equipped with a The indicator light will go out after a safety lock to prevent the hob and the short while.

  • Page 26: Safety Switch-off

    Safety features Safety switch-off Power setting Maximum length Safety switch-off with an over-long of operating time cooking time in hours Your hob is fitted with a safety switch-off feature in case you forget to switch it off yourself. If one of the cooking zones is heated for an unusually long period of time (see chart), and the power settings are not altered, the hob will switch itself off...

  • Page 27

    Safety features Safety switch-off if the sensors are ^ Clean the control area or remove the covered obstruction. This will turn off the tone and the F will Your hob will switch itself off automatically if one or or more of the go out.

  • Page 28: Overheating Protection

    Safety features Overheating protection Overheating can be caused by: Each zone is equipped with – switching on a cooking zone without overheating protection. An internal a pan on it when pan recognition is temperature limiter switches off the switched off. heating elements in the cooking zone to –...

  • Page 29: Timer, To Set The Minute Minder

    Timer To set the minute minder The hob has two timers, one for the rear left cooking zone w and one for the The timer can only be used as a minute front left cooking zone y. They can be minder when the hob is switched on, used as a minute minder, or for and the cooking zone for that timer is...

  • Page 30: Automatically Switching Off A Cooking Zone

    Timer Automatically switching off a The time set counts down in minutes. The time left to run shows in the timer cooking zone display. It can be changed at any time The rear left w and front left y cooking by touching the - or + sensor.

  • Page 31: Cleaning And Care

    E-Cloth Note that some cleaning agents contain A microfibre "E-Cloth" is available from a protective additive designed to the Miele UK Spare Parts Department prevent water marks and smears which is suitable for cleaning surfaces adhering to the surface. such as stainless steel, glass, plastic and chrome without the use of chemicals.

  • Page 32

    Cleaning and care Should any sugar, plastic or aluminium foil spill or fall on to a hot cooking zone while it is in use, first switch off the appliance. Then, immedi- ately, while they are still hot, scrape off all remains of these materials using a shielded scraper blade.

  • Page 33: Problem Solving Guide

    If it still does electrical components of this not heat up, contact a qualified appliance must only be carried out electrician or the Miele Service by a suitably qualified and Department. competent person in accordance with local and national safety regulations.

  • Page 34

    The electronic unit will reset the protection"). sensitivity levels of the sensors. If this action does not solve the problem please call the Miele Service ... the food in the pan hardly heats up department. or does not heat up at all when the...

  • Page 35: Electrical Connection

    Electrical connection Connection should be made via a All electrical work should be carried suitable isolator which complies with out by a suitably qualified and national and local safety regulations, competent person in strict and the On/Off switch should be easily accordance with national and local accessible after the appliance has safety regulations.

  • Page 36

    Electrical connection WARNING THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE EARTHED The electrical safety of this appliance can only be guaranteed when continuity is complete between the appliance and an effective earthing system, which complies with local and national regulations. It is most important that this basic safety requirement is regularly tested and if there is any doubt, the electrical wiring in the home...

  • Page 37: Electrical Connection Aus/nz

    Electrical connection Electrical connection AUS/NZ Ensure power is not restored to the appliance while installation work is All electrical work should be carried out being carried out. by a competent person, in strict accordance with national and local Test marks Electrical safety, safety regulations.

  • Page 38: After Sales Service, Data Plate

    In the event of any faults which you cannot remedy yourself, please contact – Your Miele Dealer – The Miele Service Department (see address on back cover). When contacting your Dealer or the Service Department, please quote the model and serial number of your appliance. These are given on the data plate.

  • Page 40

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