Miele DA 279-4 Alu EXT Operating And Installation Manual

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Operating and installation instructions
Cooker hood
DA 279-4
DA 279-4 EXT
DA 279-4 Alu
DA 279-4 Alu EXT
en - GB, AU, NZ
To avoid the risk of accidents
or damage to this appliance
it is essential to read these
instructions before it is installed
and used for the first time.
M.-Nr. 07 259 190



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  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions Cooker hood DA 279-4 DA 279-4 EXT DA 279-4 Alu DA 279-4 Alu EXT en - GB, AU, NZ To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to this appliance it is essential to read these instructions before it is installed and used for the first time.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Miele|home ........
  • Page 3 Contents Operation with Control module DSM 400 ......36 Connection to a window contact switch ......36 Potential free connection .
  • Page 4: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposal of the packing Disposal of your old appliance material Electrical and electronic appliances often contain materials which, if The transport and protective packing handled or disposed of incorrectly, has been selected from materials which could be potentially hazardous to are environmentally friendly for human health and to the environment.
  • Page 5: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Warning and Safety instructions This appliance is not intended for This appliance complies with all use by persons (including children) relevant local and national safety with reduced physical, sensory or requirements. Inappropriate use mental capabilities, or lack of can, however, lead to personal injury experience or knowledge, unless they and damage to property.
  • Page 6: Technical Safety

    Technical safety Installation, maintenance and repairs may only be carried out by a Before installation, check the cooker Miele authorised person in accordance hood for visible signs of damage. with current national and local safety Under no circumstances should you regulations.
  • Page 7 These models may only be combined with a Miele external motor. This appliance may only be used in mobile installations such as ships, caravans, aircraft etc. if a risk...
  • Page 8 The Miele DSM 400 control module or by other technical measures, such offers the possibility of combining other as ensuring that the cooker hood can...
  • Page 9: Correct Use

    Warning and Safety instructions Correct use Do not use the cooker hood without the filters in place. This way you will Never use an open flame beneath avoid the risk of grease and dirt getting the cooker hood. To avoid the danger into the appliance and hindering its of fire, do not flambé...
  • Page 10 Safety regulations prohibit the fitting of a cooker hood over solid fuel stoves. All ducting, pipework and fittings must be of non-flammable material. These can be obtained from the Miele Spare Parts department or from builders' merchants. The appliance must not be connected to a chimney or vent flue which is in use.
  • Page 11: Modes Of Operation

    Modes of operation . . . air recirculation: The cooker hood works with (available as an optional extra with a conversion kit and charcoal filter: see "Technical Data") . . . air extraction: The air is drawn in and cleaned first by The air is drawn in and cleaned by the the grease filters and then by a grease filters and directed outside.
  • Page 12: Guide To The Appliance

    Guide to the appliance...
  • Page 13: Guide To The Appliance

    Guide to the appliance Telescopic extension piece Touch control for the grease filters Tower The indicator lamp for the grease filters lights up when the grease filters need Canopy to be cleaned. Control panel The touch control is used to reset the Grease filters operating hours counter every time the grease filters are cleaned (see...
  • Page 14: Miele|Home

    Miele electric of the cooker hood. hob with onset controls. This module must be installed by a...
  • Page 15: Operation

    The indicator lamp will come on. If the cooker hood has been connected to a window contact switch via the Miele Control module ^ Press the run-on option touch control DSM 400, then the fan cannot be for approximately 10 seconds. The switched on if the window is shut.
  • Page 16: Run-On Option

    Operation Run-on option It is advisable to run the fan for a few minutes after cooking is finished to neutralise any lingering odours in the The indicator lamps for fan power levels air, whether you are using air extraction I and IV will flash if the automatic or recirculation mode.
  • Page 17: To Switch The Hob Lighting On

    Operation To switch the hob lighting on Glass edge feature lighting The hob lighting can be switched on and off independently of the fan. ^ The glass edge feature lighting can be turned on or off indepedently of the fan, using the left hand lighting ^ Briefly press the right hand lighting control.
  • Page 18: Filter Operating Hours Counter

    Operation Filter operating hours counter Reading the operating hours counter for the grease filters The number of hours the appliance has been in operation is stored in memory. To check the percentage of time set already used: The operating hours counter tells you when the grease filters or charcoal filter need to be cleaned or replaced.
  • Page 19 Operation Altering the operating hours counter for the grease filters The operating hours counter for the grease filters is set to 30 hours. This The – / + indicator lamps show the time can be lengthened or shortened to suit which has been set: the type of cooking you do.
  • Page 20 Operation ^ Use the – / + controls to select the Activating and altering the operating desired time. hours counter for the charcoal filter (in recirculation mode) The charcoal filter is needed for recirculation mode. On delivery, the operating hours counter ^ Confirm the selection by pressing the for the charcoal filter is switched off, charcoal filter touch control.
  • Page 21 Operation Reading the operating hours counter for the charcoal filter To check the percentage of time set already used: ^ Press the On/Off touch control to switch the fan on. ^ Press and hold the charcoal filter touch control in. One or more of the indicator lamps for the –...
  • Page 22: Cleaning And Care

    – the screw-out fuse is removed (in countries where this is applicable). Important for appliances with A range of Miele branded cleaning and stainless steel housing conditioning agents are available to (This infomation does not apply to the order through your Miele Dealer / controls).
  • Page 23 Cleaning and care Important for appliances with Controls lacquered housing The controls may suffer (special order finish) discolouration or damage if soiling is It is very difficult to clean this type of left on them for too long. surface without causing minor marks to Remove soiling straight away.
  • Page 24: Grease Filters

    Cleaning and care Grease filters Cleaning the grease filters by hand ^ Clean the filters with a soft nylon The re-usable metal grease filters in the appliance remove solid particles brush in a mild solution of hot water (grease, dust, etc.) from the kitchen and a small amount of washing-up vapours, preventing soiling of the liquid.
  • Page 25: Charcoal Filter

    It is fitted in the canopy above the grease filters. New filters can be purchased from your Miele Dealer / Chartered Agent or from the Miele Spare Parts Department. See back cover for contact details, and "Technical data"...
  • Page 26 Cleaning and care Always replace the charcoal filter im- mediately if – the indicator lamp for the charcoal filter lights up, – if it is no longer effective in absorbing kitchen odours. It should, however, be replaced at least every 6 months. Used charcoal filters can be disposed of with the normal household waste.
  • Page 27: Changing A Halogen Lamp

    Cleaning and care Changing a halogen lamp ^ Before any cleaning or maintenance work, disconnect the cooker hood from the mains supply. Ensure that– – it is switched off at the wall socket and the plug removed, or– – it is switched off at the isolator, or- –...
  • Page 28: After Sales Service

    In the event of a fault which you cannot correct yourself, or if the appliance is under guarantee, please contact: – Your Miele Dealer / Chartered Agent – The Miele Customer Contact Centre (see back cover for address). When contacting your Dealer or the Contact Centre, please quote the model and serial number of your appliance.
  • Page 29: Appliance Dimensions

    Appliance dimensions Safety distance (S) When planning the installation height of your cooker hood, the minimum safety distance between the top of a cooker or hob and the bottom of the cooker hood are as follows, unless a greater distance is specified by the manufacturer of your cooking appliance: 450 mm (GB), 600 mm (AU, NZ)
  • Page 30: Installation

    Installation Assembly parts...
  • Page 31 Installation 3 protective sheets for use when fitting the tower. 2 hose clips 2 x M 6 self-tapping nuts for securing the exhaust ducting. for securing the appliance. 1 reducing collar for exhaust ducting C 125 mm. 1 non-return flap for fitting into the exhaust connection 2 screws 3.9 x 7.5 mm on the motor unit (not needed for...
  • Page 32: Installation Instructions

    Installation Dismantling Before installation, it is important to Should the appliance ever need to be read the information given on the dismantled, follow the installation following pages as well as the instructions in reverse order as "Appliance dimensions" and the described on the installation sheet.
  • Page 33: Connection For Air Extraction

    Connection for air extraction Important: To avoid the danger of If the exhaust ducting is secured to toxic fumes please observe the the exhaust stub by a hose clip, Warning and Safety instructions. ensure that it is fitted correctly. Do This is especially crucial when using not overtighten.
  • Page 34: Condensate Trap

    Connection for air extraction Important: Cooker hoods designed for use with an external motor (...EXT models) have an If the exhaust ducting is to run through integrated condensate trap. rooms, ceiling space etc. where there may be great variations in temperature Silencer between the different areas, the problem of condensation will need to...
  • Page 35: Electrical Connection

    Electrical connection If the switch is not accessible after All electrical work should be installation (depending on country), an undertaken by a suitably qualified additional means of disconnection must and competent person in strict be provided for all poles. accordance with current national For extra safety it is advisable to install and local safety regulations a suitable residual current device...
  • Page 36: Operation With Control Module Dsm 400

    Operation with Control module DSM 400 The Miele DSM 400 Control module can If the control module is disconnected be used to combine the cooker hood in order to operate the cooker hood with other components. without the window contact switch It enables the following: (e.g.
  • Page 37: Connection To A Light Switch

    Operation with Control module DSM 400 Connection to a light switch The control module can be used to switch on the cooker hood lighting and also to dim it, depending on model, via a light switch in the house. Installation The tower needs to be removed before the control module can be fitted to the fan unit.
  • Page 38: Technical Data

    Level III ....330 m DA 279-4....32 kg Level IV Intensive Setting .
  • Page 40 Alteration rights reserved / 1209 M.-Nr. 07 259 190 / 02...

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