KitchenAid 4KPCM050 Manual To Professional Results

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  • Page 1 I N E ™ E R I E S GUIDE PROFESSIONAL RESULTS Model 4KPCM050 Coffee Maker...
  • Page 2 I N E ™ E R I E S MODEL 4KPCM050 COFFEE MAKER Introduction Section Contents Table of Contents ....... 3 Coffee Maker Safety ......4 Important Safeguards ......5 Proof of Purchase & Registration ..6 Electrical Requirements ...... 7...
  • Page 3: Introduction Introduction

    The KitchenAid PRO LINE™ Series Coffee Maker brings commercial ® performance to the home, combining outstanding construction and durability with features that make brewing abundant amounts of superb coffee easy. The commercial 1350-watt stainless steel heat pump brews quickly, providing exceptionally smooth and flavorful coffee.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    TABLE CONTENTS INTRODUCTION CARE CLEANING ........................Introduction Cleaning the Coffee Maker ............................Coffee Maker Safety Descaling ......................Important Safeguards Storing the Coffee Maker ............Proof of Purchase & Product Registration Cleaning the Optional Permanent Filter ....................
  • Page 5: Coffee Maker Safety

    COFFEE MAKER SAFETY Your safety and the safety of others are very important. We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages. This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others.
  • Page 6: Important Safeguards

    IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions Do not use outdoors. should always be followed, including the following: Do not let cord hang over edge of table or counter, or touch hot surfaces. Read all instructions. Do not place on or near a hot gas or electric burner, or in a Do not touch hot surfaces.
  • Page 7: Proof Of Purchase & Product Registration

    Please complete the following for your personal records: Always keep a copy of the sales receipt showing the date of purchase of your Coffee Maker. Proof of purchase will assure you Model Number: 4KPCM050 of in-warranty service. Date Purchased __________________________________________ Before you use your Coffee Maker, please fill out and mail your product registration card packed with the unit.
  • Page 8: Electrical Requirements

    ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS Volts: 120 V.A.C. only. WARNING Hertz: 60 Hz NOTE: Your Coffee Maker has a 3 prong grounded plug. To reduce the risk of electrical shock, this plug will fit in an outlet only one way. If the plug does not fit in the outlet, contact a qualified electrician.
  • Page 10: Features And Operation

    I N E ™ E R I E S FEATURES OPERATION Features and Operation Section Contents Coffee Maker Features ..... 10 Preparing For Use Pre-Use Cleaning ......13 Installing the Water Filter ..... 13 Setting the Time-of-Day Clock ..14 Brewing Coffee ........
  • Page 11: Coffee Maker Features

    MODEL 4KPCM050 COFFEE MAKER FEATURES Front-Fill Water Guide Fill the water reservoir through the convenient front-fill water guide. A tone sounds to prevent overfilling when the maximum water level is reached. Water Guide Cover Cover prevents debris from falling into the water guide.
  • Page 12 12-Cup Glass Carafe Auto-On/Off Switch Carafe features drip-free pouring, comfortable To switch the Coffee Maker on or off, turn handle, and a removable lid that snaps in and out. the auto-on/off switch momentarily to the “On/Off” Orange and black lids can be alternated to indicate position.
  • Page 13 MODEL 4KPCM050 COFFEE MAKER FEATURES Water Filter Icon Automatic Shutoff Icon appears on the brew timer display when the Coffee maker shuts off two hours after the last carafe is brewed. water filter needs to be replaced. Stainless Steel Heat Pump The 1350-watt heat pump brews quickly, providing exceptionally smooth and flavorful coffee.
  • Page 14: Pre-Use Cleaning

    PREPARING COFFEE MAKER The water filter is for use only with municipally treated tap water Pre-Use Cleaning or well water that is regularly tested for contaminants. Wash the filter basket, basket insert, carafe, and carafe lids in hot, soapy water, then rinse with clean water and dry. Do not To Install the Filter: use abrasive cleansers or scouring pads.
  • Page 15: Setting The Time-Of-Day Clock

    PREPARING COFFEE MAKER Place the filter cartridge in the circular well at the bottom of WARNING the water reservoir. Push the cartridge slightly to make sure it fits snugly. Electrical Shock Hazard Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet. Do not remove ground prong. Do not use an adapter.
  • Page 16 To Enter Clock-Setting Mode If the digits on the brew timer display are not flashing, enter the clock-setting mode by turning the Program-Clock Switch clockwise to the “Clock” position, then releasing. The hour digits will begin to flash. Timer Adjustment Buttons Once the hour is set, turn the Program-Clock Switch clockwise to the “Clock”...
  • Page 17: Brewing Coffee

    BREWING COFFEE Before brewing coffee for the first time, run the Coffee Maker NOTE: Use at least 4 cups (17 oz [500 ml]) of water to brew through a complete brewing cycle without coffee. Use a full coffee. The Coffee Maker will not operate with less. carafe of clean, cool water.
  • Page 18 If message tones are enabled, the Coffee Maker will beep once when the water reservoir is near full. After filling the reservoir, place the carafe on the Coffee Maker warming plate. Grasp the brew basket handle and remove the brew basket from the front of the Coffee Maker.
  • Page 19 BREWING COFFEE Repeat steps 1–7 to brew additional carafes of coffee. Always NOTE: The Coffee Maker cannot be switched on if there are fewer turn off the Coffee Maker and allow it to cool for five minutes than 4 cups (17 oz [500 ml]) of brew water in the reservoir. before starting the next carafe.
  • Page 20: Adjusting Warming Plate Temperature

    USING WARMING PLATE Adjusting Warming Plate Temperature Turning Off the Warming Plate The warming plate can hold coffee at a choice of two serving The Coffee Maker warming plate is on whenever the on/off temperatures. Turn the temperature switch clockwise to the “Low” indicator light is illuminated.
  • Page 21: Programming The Automatic Brew Timer

    PROGRAMMING AUTOMATIC BREW TIMER The KitchenAid PRO LINE™ Series Coffee Maker can be programmed ® to brew coffee at a preset time, making it easy to wake up to fresh coffee every morning. To set the automatic brew timer, perform the following steps: Enter the brew timer program mode by turning the Program-Clock Switch counter-clockwise to the “Prog”...
  • Page 22 Fill the Coffee Maker with coffee and fresh water, then activate When brewing starts at the programmed time, the on/off the automatic brew timer by turning the Auto-On/Off Switch indicator light will illuminate and the auto indicator light will counter-clockwise to the “Auto” position, then releasing. go out.
  • Page 23: Adjusting Message Tone Volume

    ADJUSTING MESSAGE TONE VOLUME Message tones instantly communicate Coffee Maker status. Tone To Adjust the Message Tone Volume volume can be set high or low, or turned off for silent operation. Press and hold the “–” and “+” Timer Adjustment Buttons When first used, the Coffee Maker automatically defaults to high simultaneously for about 5 seconds to enable, disable, or change volume tones.
  • Page 24: Resetting The Water Filter Icon

    RESETTING WATER FILTER ICON The PRO LINE™ Series Water Filter will filter approximately Filter Icon 25 gallons (95 liters) of water (60 full carafes). When a filter has reached the end of its life, the water filter icon will appear on the brew timer display.
  • Page 25: Coffee Brewing Suggestions: Advice For Great Taste

    COFFEE BREWING SUGGESTIONS: ADVICE FOR GREAT TASTE The flavor of coffee depends on a variety Darkly roasted beans – which appear dark brown or of factors, including the quality, freshness, nearly black – look great, but the extra roasting and roast of the beans, the fineness and will overwhelm the more delicate coffee flavors consistency of the grind, the ratio of coffee and caramelize any sugars.
  • Page 26: The Right Grind

    The PRO LINE™ Series water filter that comes with your Coffee quality burr grinder like the PRO LINE™ Series Burr Coffee Mill or Maker is one of the most effective in the industry at removing the KitchenAid Model A-9™ Coffee Mill. A good burr grinder will ®...
  • Page 27 COFFEE BREWING SUGGESTIONS: ADVICE FOR GREAT TASTE Coffee Maker Cleanliness Coffee oils build up quickly within the brew basket and carafe. Over time, these oils will go stale and taint the flavor of freshly brewed coffee. Daily cleaning of the brew basket, brew basket insert, and carafes is strongly recommended for the best-tasting coffee.
  • Page 28: Care And Cleaning

    I N E ™ E R I E S CARE CLEANING Care and Cleaning Section Contents Cleaning the Coffee Maker ....28 Descaling ......... 29 Storing the Coffee Maker ....30 Cleaning the Optional Permanent Filter ....... 30 Troubleshooting & Error Codes ..31...
  • Page 29: Cleaning The Coffee Maker

    CARE CLEANING Cleaning the Coffee Maker Unplug the Coffee Maker. Remove the brew basket insert from the brew basket. Wash the brew basket, brew basket insert, carafe, and carafe lid in hot, soapy water and rinse with hot water. Do not use abrasive cleansers or scouring pads.
  • Page 30: Descaling

    If error codes continue to appear after cleaning, see water to use. the KitchenAid Canada Warranty and Service section on page 33. • When using vinegar, fill the carafe with a half vinegar and half water solution.
  • Page 31: Storing The Coffee Maker

    CARE CLEANING Storing the Coffee Maker Since the Coffee Maker retains a small amount of water after brewing, never use it in environments where the temperature drops below freezing (32˚F or 0˚C). If the Coffee Maker will not be used for a prolonged period, or if it will be stored at temperatures below freezing, empty all water from the unit.
  • Page 32: Troubleshooting & Error Codes

    Maker for 30 seconds to reset the display, then plug it back in again. See “Descaling” on page 29. If error codes continue to appear after cleaning, see the KitchenAid Canada Warranty and Service section on page 33. Electrical Shock Hazard •...
  • Page 33 The Coffee Maker needs to be descaled. See “Descaling” on page 29. If the problem cannot be fixed with the steps above, see the KitchenAid Canada Warranty and Service section on page 33.* *Do not return the Coffee Maker to the retailer. Retailers do not provide service.
  • Page 34: Warranty And Service Information

    I N E ™ E R I E S WARRANTY SERVICE INFORMATION Warranty Information Section Contents Total Satisfaction Warranty for Canada ......34 Arranging for Warranty Service ......35 Arranging for Service After the Warranty Expires ....36...
  • Page 35: Total Satisfaction Warranty For Canada

    ® appliance operated outside Canada. KITCHENAID CANADA DOES NOT ASSUME ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. Some provinces do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so this exclusion may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal...
  • Page 36: Arranging For Warranty Service

    PRO LINE™ Series small appliance through a designated KitchenAid Canada Servicer or should the product be deemed unserviceable, at the sole discretion of KitchenAid Canada, the unit may be replaced with an identical or comparable replacement to your door free of charge.
  • Page 37: Arranging For Service After The Warranty Expires

    • If you do not have access to the internet, consult your telephone directory for a designated KitchenAid Canada Servicer near you. If one is not listed, contact KitchenAid Canada Service from anywhere in Canada at 1-800-807-6777.
  • Page 38 ® FOR THE WAY IT’S MADE. ® ® Registered Trademark/™ Trademark of KitchenAid, U.S.A. KitchenAid Canada licensee in Canada. © 2006. All rights reserved. Specifications subject to change without notice. 5501dZw706...