AEG ARCTIS Operating Instructions Manual

Electronic table top freezer
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Tisch-Gefrierautomat electronic
Congélateur automatique
table top électronique
Electronic Table Top Freezer
Mode d'emploi
Operating Instructions



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  • Page 1 ARCTIS Tisch-Gefrierautomat electronic Congélateur automatique table top électronique Electronic Table Top Freezer Gebrauchsanweisung Mode d’emploi Operating Instructions...
  • Page 2 Dear customer, Before placing your new refrigerator/freezer into operation please read these operating instructions carefully. They contain important informa- tion for safe use, for installation and for care of the appliance. Please keep these operating instructions for future reference. Pass them on to possible new owners of the appliance.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Safety ........... 52 Disposal .
  • Page 4: Safety

    Important Safety Instructions These warnings are provided in the interests of your safety. Ensure you fully understand them before installing or using the appliance. Your safety is of paramount importance. If you are unsure about the meaning of these warnings contact the Customer Care Department for assistance.
  • Page 5 mains plug, cut off the mains cable, break or remove spring or bolt catches, if fitted. By doing this you ensure that children cannot lock themselves in the appliance when playing (there is risk of suffoca- tion!) or get themselves into other dangerous situations. •...
  • Page 6: Disposal

    Disposal Appliance Packaging Information All materials are environmentally sound! They can be disposed of or burned at an incinerating plant without danger. About the materials: The plastics can be recycled and are identified as follows: >PE< for polyethylene, e.g. the outer covering and the bags in the interior.
  • Page 7: Installation

    Installation Installation Location The appliance should be set up in a well ventilated, dry room. Energy use and efficient performance of the appliance is affected by the ambient temperature. The appliance should therefore – not be exposed to direct sunlight; –...
  • Page 8: Electrical Connection

    Electrical Connection The plug socket necessary for connection of your appliance to the electricity supply should be positioned so that it is possible to pull out the appliance plug. A concealed protective contact plug socket requires 10 A/16 A fusing. If the socket is not accessible, the electrical installation must include suitable means of isolating the appliance from the mains (e.g.
  • Page 9: Prior To Initial Start-Up

    Unscrew the upper pin (A) and screw it into place on the opposite side. Fit the door into the upper pin (A) and close it. Screw the hinge pin bracket (1) securely into place on the opposite side using the screws (K). AEG98 Unscrew the handle.
  • Page 10: Description Of The Appliance

    Description of the appliance WÄRMER KÄLTER FROSTMATIC WARNUNG EIN/AUS -16-18 -20 -22 -24 = Drawer for storage and freezing fresh food = Drawer for storage and freezing fresh food = Drawer for storage = Drawer for storage = Control panel The freezer has stops to prevent the drawers from falling out when fully extended.
  • Page 11: Buttons For Adjusting The Temperature

    Buttons for Adjusting the Temperature The temperature is adjusted using the „+“ (WARMER) and „-“ (COLDER) buttons. These buttons are connected to the temperature display. • The temperature display is switched over from the display of the ACTUAL temperature (one light illuminated) to the display of the DESIRED temperature (one light flashing) by pressing one of the two buttons, „+“...
  • Page 12: Frostmatic Button

    FROSTMATIC Button The Frostmatic function “ ” accelerates the freezing of fresh food and, at the same time, protects foodstuffs already stored from undesirable warming. The Frostmatic function is switched on by pressing the FROSTMATIC button. The yellow light illuminates. The Frostmatic function can be ended manually at any time by pressing the FROSTMATIC button again.
  • Page 13: Temperature Adjustment

    Temperature Adjustment Press either the „+“ (WARMER) or „-“ (COLDER) button. To adjust to a warmer temperature, press the „+“ button. To adjust to a colder temperature, press the „-“ button. The changed setting is imme- diately displayed on the temperature display.The temperature is adju- sted by one display field with each press of a button.
  • Page 14: Control And Information System

    Control and Information System The control and information system comprises a temperature display, an optical warning light and an acoustic warning device. The system warns: – if the temperature in the freezer compartment is too warm; – if there is a malfunction in the appliance. Temperature Warning The red warning light flashes and a warning tone sounds as soon as the temperature in the freezer compartment is warmer than -12°C.
  • Page 15: Freezing And Storing Frozen Food

    Freezing and storing frozen food You can use your freezer for freezing fresh food yourself. Important! • The temperature in the freezer compartment must be –18 °C or colder before freezing food. • Please observe the freezing capacity given on the rating plate. The freezing capacity is the maximum quantity of fresh food that can be frozen within a period of 24 hours.
  • Page 16: Storage Goods Symbols/Freezing Calendar

    Place the packed food in the drawers. Place food to be frozen in the appliance´s two top drawers (1) and (2) equipped with its own refrige- rating unit. Unfrozen food must not touch items already frozen, other- wise the frozen food could begin to defrost. Freezer drawers (3) and (4) should only be used for storage of frozen food.
  • Page 17: Preparation Of Ice Cubes

    Preparation of Ice Cubes Fill the ice cube tray 3/4 full with cold water, place it in the freezer compartment and leave to freeze. To loosen the frozen cubes, either bend the ice cube tray or hold it under running water for a few seconds. Important! Never try to free an ice tray that is frozen to the freezer compartment using pointed or sharp edged objects.
  • Page 18: Cleaning And Care

    Remove all drawers except the bot- tom one. The bottom drawer serves as a practical container to collect the water from the thawing ice. Pull out the drawer and insert the plastic scraper in the special location to act as an extension channel to collect the defrost water.
  • Page 19: Magnetic Door Seal

    Clean the appliance and the interior accessories with a cloth and lukewarm water. Commercially available dish washing detergents may also be used. After cleaning wipe with fresh water and rub dry. Accumulation of dust at the condenser increases energy consumption. For this reason carefully clean the condenser at the back of the appliance once a year with a soft brush or a vacuum cleaner.
  • Page 20: Energy Saving Tips

    Energy Saving Tips • Do not install the appliance near cookers, radiators or other sources of warmth. High ambient temperatures cause longer, more frequent operation of the compressor. • Ensure sufficient air circulation and exhaust at the appliance base and at the back wall of the appliance. Never cover air vent openings.
  • Page 21 If the freezer system has stopped working and the freezer is full, the reserve in the cold accumulator and in the deep frozen food itself will give the food a hold over time of about 30 hours. Symptom Possible Cause Remedy Appliance is not switched Switch on the appliance.
  • Page 22 Symptom Possible Cause Remedy Carefully warm the leaking sections of the door seal Heavy build up of frost, Door seal is not air tight with a hair dryer (on a possibly also on the door (possibly after reversing cool setting). At the same seal.
  • Page 23: Customer Service

    Customer Service If you cannot find the remedy for a malfunction in these operating instructions, please contact your dealer or our customer service department. Addresses and telephone numbers are listed in the accom- panying booklet "Guarantee Conditions/Customer Service Locations". Selective ordering of replacement parts can save unnecessary travel and costs.
  • Page 24: Regulations, Standards, Guidelines

    Regulations, Standards, Guidelines This appliance was designed for household use and was manufactured in accordance with the appropriate standards. The necessary measures in accordance with appliance safety legislation regulations (GSG), acci- dent prevention regulations for refrigeration appliances (VBG 20) and the regulations of the German Society of Electrical Engineers (VDE) were observed in the manufacture of this appliance.
  • Page 25: Technical Terminology

    Technical terminology • Refrigerant Liquids that can be used to a generate a cooling effect are known as refrigerants. They have a rela- tively low boiling-point, indeed so low, that the warmth from the food stored in the fridge or freezer can cause the refrigerant to boil and vaporise.
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