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How To Use; Specifications; Troubleshooting - Philips HD4938 User Manual

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Do not plug in the appliance
to the instructions in the
or operate the control panel
user manual, the guarantee
with wet hands.
becomes invalid and Philips
Do not touch the cooking
refuses any liability for
plate after cooking, as
damage caused.
it retains heat from the
Place the induction cooker
cookware.
on a stable, horizontal and
Metallic objects such as
level surface and make sure
knives, forks, spoons and
there is at least 10cm free
lids should not be placed
space around it to prevent
on the induction cooker
overheating.
since they can get got.
Do not use the induction
Do not insert external
cooker on a gas cooker or
objects such as iron
metal plate.
wires and bolts into the
For better ventilation, do
appliance.
not block the air inlet and
Do not cover any part
outlets while the appliance
of the cooking plate with
is operating, e.g. do not
aluminum to prevent the
operate the appliance on a
risk of electric shock, short
plastic tablecloth.
circuiting or fire.
Do not place anything
between the cookware and
Caution
the cooking plate.
Never use any accessories
Do not put heavy objects
or parts from other
on the induction cooker.
manufacturers or that
Beware of hot steam that
Philips does not specifically
comes out of the cookware
recommend. If you use
during cooking or when you
such accessories or parts,
remove the lid.
your guarantee becomes
Do not lift and move the
invalid.
induction cooker while it is
Do not expose the
operating.
induction cooker to high
Never put empty
temperatures, hot gas,
cookware on the switched-
steam or damp heat. Do
on induction cooker, as this
not place the induction
could cause the cookware
cooker on or near an
to become distorted or
operating or still hot stove
the heating coil to become
or cooker.
damaged.
Always switch off the
Do not store flammable
appliance before you
materials and liquids near
unplug it.
or on the induction cooker.
Always unplug the
Avoid hard contact
appliance and let it cool
between the cookware
down before you clean it.
or other objects and the
This appliance is intended
cooking plate.
for household use
Always place the cookware
only. If the appliance is
on the cooking zone during
used improperly or for
cooking.
professional or semi-
Always use cookware with
professional purposes or
a bottom diameter from
if it is not used according
12cm to 20cm during
Note
cooking.
During cooking, you can change the power level by pressing the Increase
(
) or Decrease (
Automatic shut-off
Reheat modes).
The time taken for cooking on your induction cooker may be less than
The appliance is equipped with automatic shut-off. It switches off
the time taken on a gas stove. Make sure you keep all the ingredients
you need ready before you start cooking.
automatically in the following situations:
Press the "Pause" button to stop the cooking process at any time. Press
If cookware with a bottom diameter less than 6cm, or small
the "Pause" button again to resume cooking.
objects like knives, forks, or spoons are placed on the plate
Press the "Volts/Units" button once to show the current voltage. Press it
during cooking.
again to show the accumulated power consumption.
If the voltage is lower than 120±5V or higher than 280±5V.
If no cookware is put on the cooking zone when the induction
cooker is working for 1 minute.
Getting to know the cooking modes
If the induction cooker has been idle for 3 hours.
Refer to below table for more details of different cooking modes.
If the temperature of the central plate is higher than 300°C, or if
the internal temperature of the induction cooker is too high.
Cooking mode
Electromagnetic fields (EMF)
This Philips appliance complies with all standards regarding
Manual
electromagnetic fields (EMF). If handled properly and according
to the instructions in this user manual, the appliance is safe to use
Roti/Dosa
based on scientific evidence available today.
Gravy
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What's in the box
Slow Cook
Stir Fry
Induction cooker main unit
User manual
Pressure Cook
Overview
Deep Fry
a
Cooking plate
d
Control panel
Milk/Water Sim
Cooking zone
Air outlets
b
e
Boil
Air inlet
Power cord
c
f
Reheat
Cooking mode
Controls overview
Manual
Manual mode
Pressure Cook mode
g
q
Gravy mode
ON/OFF button
h
r
Roti/Dosa mode
Pause button
i
s
Milk/Water mode
Increase button
j
t
Roti/Dosa
Sim indicator
Screen
k
u
Boil indicator
Child Lock indicator
l
v
Reheat indicator
Decrease button
m
w
n
Slow Cook mode
x
Preset button
Gravy
Stir Fry mode
Timer button
o
y
Deep Fry mode
Volts/Units button
p
z
4
Before first use
Remove all packaging materials from the induction cooker.
Preparing for use
1 Place the appliance on a dry, stable and level surface.
2 Make sure there is at least 10cm free space around the appliance
to prevent overheating.
Slow Cook
3 Always place the cookware on the cooking zone during cooking.
4 Make sure you use cookware of the correct types and sizes (see
Stir Fry
the table below).
Choosing the proper cookware
Use cookware that meets below requirements:
Pressure Cook
Material
Cookware with a bottom made of iron or magnetic
stainless steel
Shape
Cookware with a flat bottom
Size
Cookware with a bottom diameter of 12-20cm
Weight
Cookware with a weight up to 8kg (including
contents)
Deep Fry
Do not use cookware described as below:
Material
Cookware with a bottom made of non-iron metal,
heat resistant glass pots, ceramic, glass, aluminum or
Sim
copper.
Shape
Cookware with a concave or convex bottom
Milk/
Boil
Water
Size
Cookware with a bottom diameter of less than 12cm
or more than 20cm
Reheat
Weight
Cookware with a weight over 8kg (including
contents)
Using the timer
5
Using the induction cooker
You can use the Timer button to decide how much time you want
the appliance to work at different cooking modes.
There are eight preset cooking modes: Manual, Roti/Dosa, Gravy,
1 Follow the steps in "Preparing for use".
Slow Cook, Stir Fry, Pressure Cook, Deep Fry and Milk/Water.
2 Press the ON/OFF (
1 Follow the steps in "Preparing for use".
lights up.
2 Press the ON/OFF button (
), the On/Off indicator lights up.
3 Press the desired cooking mode button, and the corresponding
3 Press the desired cooking mode button. The corresponding
indicator lights up. The induction cooker starts working in the
indicator lights up and the induction cooker starts working in the
selected mode.
selected mode.
4 Press the Timer button and the timer indicator lights up.
4 When the cooking is finished, press the ON/OFF button (
)
5 Press the Increase (
to switch off the appliance.
the time by minute.
5 Unplug the induction cooker after the fan stops working.
6 When the time has elapsed, the induction cooker turns off
automatically.
Note
When using the timer, long press the Increase (
(
) button to adjust the time by 10 minutes.
) button (not applicable in Slow Cook and
After you have selected the cooking time, wait for a few seconds before
the induction cooker automatically confirms it.
After the timer is set, you can press the Timer button again to cancel
the timer.
Preset time for delayed cooking
You can use the Preset button to set the time at which you want
the appliance to start cooking. The preset time can be set from 10
minutes to 24 hours in advance.
1 Follow the steps in "Preparing to use".
2 Press the On/Off button (
), the On/Off indicator lights up.
3 Press the desired cooking mode button. The corresponding
Default
Cooking
Adjustable
indicator lights up and the induction cooker starts working in the
cooking
temperature range
cooking
selected mode.
time
time range
4 Press the Preset button, and the default preset time is displayed
(minute)
(minute)
on the screen.
120
Keep warm - 270°C 1-180
5 Press the Increase (
) or the Decrease (
adjust the preset time by 10 minutes.
60
Keep warm - 160°C 1-180
6 When the preset time has elapsed, you will hear a few beeps
45
Keep warm - 160°C 1-180
and the induction cooker starts working automatically.
180
120°C
1-180
Note
60
120 - 180°C
1-180
After you have selected the preset time, wait for a few seconds before
30
Keep warm - 200°C 1-45
the induction cooker automatically confirms it.
60
Keep warm - 270°C 1-180
Long press the Increase (
) or the Decrease (
the preset time by hour.
45
Keep warm - 140°C 1-60
When the induction cooker is at preset mode, you can press the Preset
45
Keep warm - 160°C 1-60
button again to cancel the preset time.
30
Keep warm
1-60
Setting up child lock
Usage
When the induction cooker is working, press the Increase (
This setting can be used for all types of
and Decrease (
) button at the same time to enter Child Lock
cooking especially if you want to control the
mode.
time and temperature setting yourself. Press
the manual button and use the (
) or (
)
Note
button to increase or decrease the cooking
temperature.
In Child Lock mode, only the ON/OFF (
This setting can be used to cook food on
To unlock, press the Increase (
) and Decrease (
a flat induction type tawa. In case the tawa
same time again.
gets overheated or is less heated, the cooking
temperature can be adjusted using the (
)
6

Specifications

or (
) button.
This setting can be used to make a gravy dish
Models
HD4938
from the beginning to the end. The induction
cooker provides moderate heating for 5
Voltage
220-240V/50-60Hz
minutes. You can prepare the Tadka during that
Power
2100W
time. Then the induction cooker switches to a
Dimension
365x290x65mm
higher power level to roast vegetables, meat,
and other ingredients for 13 minutes. After
Net weight
2.62kg
that it automatically switches to a lower power
level for another 27 minutes.
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Cleaning
You may also switch to the manual mode
for better temperature control when making
Unplug the appliance after the fan stops working and let it cool
gravies.
down.
This setting is ideal for cooking at a low
Clean the appliance with a damp cloth and, if necessary, with some
temperature for a long time.
mild cleaning agent.
This setting can be used to cook foods which
8
Maintenance
are continuously stirred like dry vegetables. The
cooking temperature can be adjusted using the
Improper use can lead to scratches on the cooking plate. To avoid
(
) or (
) button.
discoloring and scratches, use the appliance according to the
This setting can be used for pressure cooking
instructions in this user manual and always clean the appliance and
on induction type pressure cookers. Pressure
cookware properly after use.
cooking on an induction cooker may be faster
9
Storage
than pressure cooking on the gas stove. If you
do not remove the pressure cooker for more
Do not place heavy objects on the cooking plate as it is
than 30 minutes, the induction cooker will
breakable.
switch off automatically.
Do not store the appliance in a hot place, for example near a
This setting can be used for many kinds of
cooker.
cooking, especially if you want to fry some
If you are not going to use the appliance for a longer period of
food. The cooking temperature can be
time, store the appliance in a cool and dry place.
adjusted using the (
) or (
) button.
10
Environment
This setting can be used to cook food at
boiling point.
Do not throw away the appliance with the normal
This setting can be used to boil water or milk
household waste at the end of its life, but hand it in at an
at boiling point.
official collection point for recycling. By doing this, you help
to preserve the environment.
This setting can be used to keep food warm
by indirect heating.
11
Guarantee and service
If you need service or information or if you have a problem, please
visit the Philips website at www.philips.com or contact the Philips
Consumer Care Centre in your country (you will find its phone
number in the worldwide guarantee leaflet). If there is no Consumer
Care Centre in your country, go to your local Philips dealer.
) button, the ON/OFF (
) indicator
12

Troubleshooting

If your induction cooker does not function properly or if the
cooking quality is insufficient, consult the table below. If you are
unable to solve the problem, contact a Philips service centre or the
Consumer Care Centre in your country.
) or Decrease (
) button to adjust
For a list of authorized Philips services centers, visit
www.philips.com or contact our consumer care at 1800 102 2929
(toll free) or 1860 180 1111 (standard call rates apply).
Problem
Solution
The On/Off button
There is a connection problem. Check if
) or Decrease
(
) does not respond.
the induction cooker is connected to the
mains and if the plug is inserted firmly into
the wall socket
The appliance beeps
You may have put unsuitable cookware
continuously and then
on the cooking plate or you may have
stops working.
removed the cookware from the
cooking plate during cooking. Make sure
the cookware is made of steel, iron or
aluminium with stainless steel cladding base
and has a base diameter larger than 12cm.
You may have placed the cookware
outside of the cooking zone.
The cookware does not
The bottom of the cookware may not be
heat up to the required
flat. Use cookware with a flat bottom. If
temperature.
the problem still exists, take the appliance
to your Philips dealer or a service center
authorised by Philips.
) button to
The appliance stops
The temperature of the cookware is too
working suddenly.
high. Let the cookware cool down for a
while.
The appliance does not
You need to switch off the appliance and
switch from one preset
restart with another cooking mode.
mode to another.
The cooking temperature
You may switch to the Manual mode for
of the preset modes are
better control of temperature. You may
) button to adjust
too high or too low.
also adjust the cooking temperature in
these modes: Manual, Roti/Dosa, Stir Fry
and Pressure Cook.
When I press one of the
The light is defective. Take the appliance
cooking mode buttons,
to your Philips dealer or a service centre
the light of the selected
authorised by Philips.
mode does not go on.
)
The cooking temperature
In Gravy mode, the cooking temperature
automatically changes in
automatically changes. Switch to Manual
some preset modes.
mode for better control over the
temperature.
The fan works but the
You have to press a cooking mode button
) button is responsive.
appliance has not started
after you have pressed the ON/OFF (
) button at the
working.
button. If you do not press a cooking
mode button within one minute, the
induction cooker will switch off and the
fan continues to work for a while to cool
down the appliance.
Error code E1 or E2 is
The main sensor is in open circuit or
displayed on the screen.
short circuit state. Take the appliance to
your Philips dealer or a service center
authorised by Philips.
Error code E3 or E4 is
The heat sink sensor is in open circuit or
displayed on the screen.
short circuit state. Take the appliance to
your Philips dealer or a service center
authorised by Philips.
Error code E5 or E6 is
The voltage is either too high or too
displayed on the screen.
low. Check if the voltage in your home is
suitable for
the induction cooker.
Error code E7 is
The fan has malfunction. Take the appliance
displayed on the screen.
to your Philips dealer or a service center
authorised by Philips.
Error code E8 is
The main sensor is not working. Take
displayed on the screen.
the appliance to your Philips dealer or a
service center authorised by Philips.
Error code E9 is
The fuse has malfunction. Take the
displayed on the screen.
appliance to your Philips dealer or a
service center authorised by Philips.
Warranty and Service
For any information or problem, contact your local Philips dealer or
authorized service center. For a list of authorized Philips service centers
visit: www.philips.com or contact our consumer care at 1800 102 2929
(Toll free) or 1860 180 1111 (standard call rates apply). This apparatus is
covered under warranty against any defect due to defecitve material or
workmanship for ONE YEAR from the date of purchase. Should a defect
develop during the period of warranty, PHILIPS ELECTRONICS INDIA
LTD. undertakes to repair the apparatus FREE OF CHARGE through
the dealer from whom it has been purchased or at any of the Philips
authorized Service Centers.
The warranty is not valid in case:
1. Apparatus is not used according to user manual.
2. Defects caused by improper or reckless use.
3. Repairs done by persons other than Philips Authorized service center.
4. Modifications of any nature made in the apparatus.
5. Tampered serial number.
6. Incomplete warranty card after purchase.
7. Product if used for commercial purpose (i.e. other than domestic use).
8. Usage of parts not recommended by Philips or those made by other
manufacturers.
All consumables and parts susceptible to normal wear and tear are not
covered under warranty.
Week/S.No.
Date of purchase:
Dealer's name:
Dealer's stamp:
Customer's name and address:
Model No.:
Dealer's signature:
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