1CK99(GB) 3/10/00 11:28 AM Page 2 Quick Look-up Guide I want to cook I want to defrost I want to add an some food some food extra minute NOTE : The first time you plug the power cord into an outlet, or after there has been an interruption in power, the display shows “SELECT YOUR LANGUAGE”.
1CK99(GB) 3/10/00 11:28 AM Page 3 You have just purchased a SAMSUNG microwave oven. Your Owner’s Instructions contain much valuable information on cooking with your microwave oven. Take the time to read them as they will help you take full advantage of the microwave oven features.
1CK99(GB) 3/10/00 11:28 AM Page 4 Contents OMBINED OOKING Combining Microwaves and Convection ............Combining Microwaves and the Grill ............. EATURES OMMON TO YPES OF OOKING Safety-locking Your Microwave Oven............Scroll Speed ....................Switching the Beeper Off................ECOMMENDATIONS FOR Cookware Guide.................... Cleaning Your Microwave Oven ..............
1CK99(GB) 3/10/00 11:28 AM Page 5 Using this Instructions Booklet You have just purchased a SAMSUNG microwave oven. Your Owner’s Instructions contain much valuable information on cooking with your microwave oven: Safety precautions Suitable accessories and cookware Useful cooking tips...
1CK99(GB) 3/10/00 11:28 AM Page 6 Safety Precautions Before cooking food or liquids in your microwave oven, please check that the following safety precautions are taken. DO NOT use any metallic cookware in the microwave oven: Metallic containers Dinnerware with gold or silver trimmings Skewers, forks, etc.
1CK99(GB) 3/10/00 11:28 AM Page 7 Safety Precautions (continued) Take particular care when heating liquids and baby foods. ALWAYS allow a standing time of at least 20 seconds after the oven has been switched off to allow the temperature to equalize. Stir during heating if necessary and ALWAYS stir after heating.
1CK99(GB) 3/10/00 11:28 AM Page 8 Accessories Depending on the model that you have purchased, you are supplied with several accessories that can be used in a variety of ways. Coupler, to be placed correctly over the motor shaft in the base of the oven.
1CK99(GB) 3/10/00 11:28 AM Page 9 Installing Your Microwave Oven This microwave oven can be placed almost anywhere (kitchen work surface or shelf, movable trolley, table). For your personal safety, this appliance must be: Recommendations Properly earthed (3-pin plug) Plugged into a standard 230 Volt, 50 Hz, AC DO NOT install the microwave oven in hot or damp surroundings.
1CK99(GB) 3/10/00 11:28 AM Page 10 How a Microwave Oven Works Microwaves are high-frequency electromagnetic waves; the energy released enables food to be cooked or reheated without changing either the form or the colour. You can use your microwave oven to: Defrost Reheat Cook...
If the above guidelines do not enable you to solve the problem, take a note of: The model and serial numbers, normally printed on the rear of the oven Your warranty details A clear description of the problem Then contact your local dealer or SAMSUNG after-sales service.
2CK99(GB) 3/10/00 11:30 AM Page 12 Cooking/Reheating The following procedure explains how to cook or reheat food. ALWAYS check your cooking settings before leaving the oven unattended. Open the door. Place the food in the centre of the turn-table. Close the door.
2CK99(GB) 3/10/00 11:30 AM Page 13 Stopping the Cooking You can stop cooking at any time so that you can: Check the food Turn the food over or stir it Leave it to stand To stop the cooking... Then... Temporarily Open the door.
2CK99(GB) 3/10/00 11:30 AM Page 14 Using the Auto Reheat & Cook Feature The Auto Reheat & Cook(( ) feature has ten pre-programmed cooking times. You do not need to set either the cooking times or the power level. You can adjust the size of the serving by pressing the Dish button. Use only recipients that are microwave-safe.
2CK99(GB) 3/10/00 11:30 AM Page 15 Using the Auto Reheat & Cook Feature (continued) The following table presents the various Auto Reheat & Cook Programmes, quantities, standing times and appropriate recommendations. Programmes no 1,2,3,6 and 7 are running with microwave energy only. Programme no 9 is running with a combination of microwaves and grill.
2CK99(GB) 3/10/00 11:30 AM Page 16 Using a Crusting Plate Normally when cooking food, such as pizzas or pies, on a grill or in a microwave oven, the dough or pastry becomes soggy. This can be avoided by using a crusting plate; as a high temperature is reached quickly, the crust turns crisp and brown.
2CK99(GB) 3/10/00 11:30 AM Page 17 Using the Auto Defrost Feature The Auto Defrost feature enables you to defrost meat, poultry or fish, bread/cake or fruit. The defrost time and power level are set automatically. You simply select the programme and the weight. Use only recipients that are microwave-safe.
2CK99(GB) 3/10/00 11:30 AM Page 18 Using the Auto Defrost Feature (continued) The following table presents the various Auto Defrost programmes, quantities, standing times and and appropriate recommendations. Remove all kind of package material before defrosting. Place meat, poultry and fish on a ceramic plate. Code Food Serving Size...
2CK99(GB) 3/10/00 11:30 AM Page 19 Setting a Standing Time The Hold Time can be used to set a standing time automatically (without microwave cooking). You do not need to watch the clock; the oven will beep when the standing time is over. Press the Hold/Delay ( ) button.
2CK99(GB) 3/10/00 11:30 AM Page 20 Choosing the Accessories Traditional convection cooking does not require any special cookware. You should, however, use only cookware that you would use in your normal oven. Microwave-safe recipients are not usually suitable for convection cooking;...
2CK99(GB) 3/10/00 11:30 AM Page 21 Cooking by Convection The convection mode enables you to cook food in the same way as in a traditional oven. Microwaves are not used. You can set the temperature, as required, in a range varying from 40°C to 250°C in eight preset levels.
2CK99(GB) 3/10/00 11:30 AM Page 22 Grilling The grill enables you to heat and brown food quickly, without using microwaves. Always use oven gloves when touching the recipients in the oven, as they will be very hot. You can get better cooking and grilling, if you use the high rack. Check that the heating element is in the horizontal position, and that the appropriate rack is in position.
2CK99(GB) 3/10/00 11:30 AM Page 23 Spit-Roasting The roasting spit is useful for barbecue cooking, as you do not need to turn the meat over. It can be used for combined microwave and Convection cooking. Make sure that the weight of the meat is evenly distributed on the spit and the spit rotates freely.
2CK99(GB) 3/10/00 11:30 AM Page 24 Using The Vertical Multi-spit MULTI-SPIT FOR KEBAB Using the multi-spit with 6 kebab skewers you can easily barbecue meat, poulty, fish, vegetables(like onions, pepperes or courgettes)and fruit which are all cut into pieces. You can prepare the above food with the kebab skewers by using grill or combination mode.
3CK99(GB) 3/10/00 11:32 AM Page 25 Combining Microwaves and Convection Combination cooking uses both microwave energy and convection heating. No preheating is required as the microwave energy is immediately available. Many foods can be cooked in combination mode, particularly: Roast meats and poultry Pies and cakes Egg and cheese dishes ALWAYS use microwave-safe and oven-proof...
3CK99(GB) 3/10/00 11:32 AM Page 26 Combining Microwaves and the Grill You can also combine microwave cooking with the grill, to cook quickly and brown at the same time. ALWAYS use microwave-safe and oven-proof cookware. Glass or ceramic dishes are ideal as they allow the microwaves to penetrate the food evenly.
3CK99(GB) 3/10/00 11:32 AM Page 27 Safety-locking Your Microwave Oven Your microwave oven is fitted with a special Child Safety programme, which enables the oven to be “locked” so that children or anyone unfamiliar with it cannot operate it accidentally. The oven can be locked at any time.
3CK99(GB) 3/10/00 11:32 AM Page 28 Switching the Beeper Off You can switch the beeper off whenever you want. Press the More/Less ( ) and Auto Reheat ( ) buttons at the same time (about three seconds). Result: The oven does not beep to indicate the end of a function. To switch the beeper back on, press the More/Less ( ) and Auto Reheat (...
3CK99(GB) 3/10/00 11:32 AM Page 29 Cookware Guide To cook food in the microwave oven, the microwaves must be able to penetrate the food, without being reflected or absorbed by the dish used. Care must therefore be taken when choosing the cookware. If the cookware is marked microwave- safe, you do not need to worry.
3CK99(GB) 3/10/00 11:32 AM Page 30 Cleaning Your Microwave Oven The following parts of your microwave oven should be cleaned regularly to prevent grease and food particles from building up: Inside and outside surfaces Door and door seals Turn-table and roller ring Recommendations ALWAYS ensure that the door seals are clean and the DO NOT spill water in the vents.
3CK99(GB) 3/10/00 11:32 AM Page 31 Technical Specifications SAMSUNG strives to improve its products at all times. Both the design specifications and these user instructions are thus subject to change without notice. Power source 230 V ~ 50 Hz AC...