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COMPETENCE B2100-4
Built-In Electric Oven
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  • Page 1 COMPETENCE B2100-4 Built-In Electric Oven User information...
  • Page 2: Dear Customer

    Dear Customer, Please read this user information carefully and keep it to refer to later. Please pass the user information on to any future owner of the appli- ance. The following symbols are used in the text: Safety instructions Warning! Information that affects your personal safety. Important! Information that prevents damage to the appliance.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Operating Instructions ........Safety .
  • Page 4 What to do if … ..........40 Electrical Connection .
  • Page 5: Operating Instructions

    Operating Instructions 1 Safety This appliance conforms with the following EU Directives: – 73/23/EEC dated 19.02.1973 Low Voltage Directive – 89/336/EEC dated 03.05.1989 EMC Directive inclusive of Amending Directive 92/31/EEC – 93/68/EEC dated 22.07.1993 CE Marking Directive Electrical safety • This appliance must be connected by a qualified electrician only. •...
  • Page 6: Disposal

    How to avoid damage to the appliance • Do not line the oven with aluminium foil and do not place baking trays, pots, etc. on the oven floor, as the heat that builds up will dam- age the oven enamel. •...
  • Page 7: Description Of The Appliance

    Description of the Appliance General Overview Control panel Door handle Full glass door Control Panel Oven Power Indicator Temperature Pilot Light Time display Clock function buttons Oven Functions Temperature selector...
  • Page 8: Oven Features

    Oven Features Top heat and heating elements Oven lighting Shelf positions Fan heating element Oven shelf runners, removable Oven Accessories Combination shelf For dishes, cake tins, items for roasting and grilling. Grill pan with handle Support for the grill tray as a col- lecting vessel for fat Grill tray Insert for the grill pan for grilling...
  • Page 9: Before Using For The First Time

    Before using for the first time Setting and changing the current time The oven only operates when the time has been set. When the appliance has been con- nected to the electrical supply or when there has been a power cut, the function indicator Time flashes automatically.
  • Page 10: Initial Cleaning

    Initial Cleaning Before using the oven for the first time you should clean it thoroughly. Caution: Do not use any caustic, abrasive cleaners! The surface could be damaged. To clean any metal front panels use commercially available cleaning agents. 1. Turn the oven function switch to oven lighting 2.
  • Page 11: Operating The Oven

    Operating the Oven Switching the Oven On and Off Temperature Pilot Light Oven Power Indicator Oven Functions Temperature selector 1. Turn the oven functions control knob to the desired function. 2. Turn the temperature control knob to the desired temperature. The power indicator is lit while the oven is on.
  • Page 12: Oven Functions

    Oven Functions The oven has the following functions: Heating element/ Oven function Oven Light With this function you can light up the oven interior, e.g. for cleaning. Ventitherm ® Fan For baking on up to three oven Ring element, fan Operated Cooking shelves at the same time.
  • Page 13: Inserting The Shelf And Universal Baking Tray

    Inserting the Shelf and Universal Baking Tray Anti-tip device All slide-in units have a small bulge on the left and right. This bulge is an anti-tip device and must always point to the rear of the oven. Tray or universal baking tray: The anti-tip device must point to- wards the rear of the oven.
  • Page 14: Attaching/removing The Grill Pan Handle

    Attaching/Removing the Grill Pan Handle The handle is particularly useful for removing the grill pan and tray more easily from the hot oven. Attaching the handle Insert the handle at an angle from above into the recess in the side of the grill pan (1) lift it gently and then lower it (2) until you hear it click into place.
  • Page 15: Clock Functions

    Clock Functions Function Indicators Time display Function Indicators Selector Button Button Button Countdown To set a countdown. A signal sounds after the time has elapsed. This function does not affect the operation of the oven. Cook time To set how long the oven is to be in use. End time To set when the oven is to switch off again.
  • Page 16: Switching Off The Time Display

    How to use the clock functions • When a function has been selected, the corresponding function indi- cator flashes for approx. 5 seconds. During this time the desired times can be set using the button. • When the desired time has been set, the function indicator flashes for approx.
  • Page 17 Countdown 1. Press Selection button repeated- ly, until the function indicator Countdown flashes. 2. Using the button, set the required Countdown (max. 2 hours 30 minutes). After approx. 5 seconds, the display shows the remaining time. The function indicator Countdown will light up.
  • Page 18 Cook time 1. Press Selection button repeated- ly, until the function indicator Cook time flashes. 2. Using the button, set the required cooking time. After approx. 5 seconds, the display returns to the current time. The function indicator Cook time will light up.
  • Page 19 End time 1. Press Selection button repeated- ly, until the function indicator End time flashes. 2. Using the button, set the required switch-off time. After approx. 5 seconds, the display returns to the current time. The function indicator End time will light up.
  • Page 20 Cook time and End time combined Cook time and End time can be used simultaneously, if the oven is to be automatically switched on and off at a later time. 1. Using the function Cook time the period of time that the dish re- quires to cook.
  • Page 21: Usage, Tables And Tips

    Usage, Tables and Tips Baking Oven function: Ventitherm ® Fan Operated Cooking Baking tins • For Ventitherm ® Fan Operated Cooking bright metal tins are suit- able. Oven levels • With Ventitherm ® Fan Operated Cooking you can bake on up to 3 baking trays at the same time: 1 baking tray: for example, oven level 3...
  • Page 22 General instructions With Ventitherm ® Fan Operated Cooking you can also bake two cakes at the same time in tins placed next to each other on the shelf. This does not significantly increase baking time. When frozen foods are used the trays inserted may distort during cook- ing.
  • Page 23: Baking Tables

    Baking Tables Ventitherm ® Fan Oper- Time ated Cooking Cakes, Biscuits, Bread, Pies Shelf- Temperature Hr. : Min. position ºC Using cake tins Cakes in Pound Cake tins 160-170 1:00-1:10 Sandcakes/Cakes in loaf tins 150-160 1:15-1:30 Madeira cake 150-160 1:00-1:10 Dundee cake 130-140 2:30-3:00...
  • Page 24 Baking on more than one oven level Ventitherm Ventitherm ® Fan Oper- ® Fan Oper- ated ated Time Cooking Cooking Type of baking Hours: Mins. Shelf positions from bot- Tempera- ture in °C 2 levels 3 levels Cakes/pastries/biscuits on baking trays Cream puffs/Eclairs 1 / 4 160-180...
  • Page 25: Tips On Baking

    Tips on Baking Baking results Possible cause Remedy The cake is not Wrong oven level Place cake on a lower shelf browned enough at the bottom The cake sinks (be- Oven temperature too high Use a slightly lower tempera- comes soggy, lumpy, ture setting streaky) Baking time too short...
  • Page 26: Table: Desserts

    Table: Desserts Ventitherm ® Fan Operat- Time ed Cooking Desserts Shelf Tempera- Hr. : Min. position ture °C Apple pie 180-190 0:45-050 Rice pudding 130-140 2:00-2:30 Fruit crumble 0:50-1:10 Pineapple upside down cake 0:35-0:45 Pavlova 1:00-1:10 Baked custard 150-160 0:45-1:00 Baked apples 160-170 0:40-1:00...
  • Page 27: Roasting

    Roasting Oven function: Ventitherm ® Fan Operated Cooking Rotitherm Roasting Roasting dishes • Any heat-resistant ovenware is suitable for roasting. (Please read the manufacturer's instructions.) • Large roasting joints can be cooked directly in the tray or on the shelf with the tray placed below •...
  • Page 28: Table: Meat, Roasting, Casseroles

    Table: Meat, roasting, casseroles Tempera- Time Shelf Meat Oven function ture position °C Hr. : Min. Pork Shoulder; leg; rolled; Rotitherm 170-180 0:30-0:35 boned spare rib; Roasting per 450 g/1 lb loin of pork plus 30-35 mins Beef Inexpensive cuts Rotitherm 160-170 0:35-0:40...
  • Page 29: Table: Roasting, Casseroles, Au Gratin

    Table: Roasting, casseroles, au gratin Poultry, Game, Tempera- Time Quantity Shelf Fish, Oven function ture approx. position Vegetables °C Hr. : Min. Casseroles, miscellaneous Casseroles 1 kg/2 lbs Ventitherm 2:30-3:00 ® Fan Oper- ated Cook- Lancashire Hot 1 kg/2 lbs Ventitherm 150-160 2:15-2:30...
  • Page 30 Poultry, Game, Tempera- Time Quantity Shelf Fish, Oven function ture approx. position Vegetables °C Hr. : Min. Fisch (baked, steamed) Whole fish 1-1.5 kg/ Ventitherm 160-170 0:45-1:15 2-3 lbs ® Fan Oper- ated Cook- Fish pies, bakes 750 g-1 kg/ Rotitherm 3 or 2 160-180...
  • Page 31: Grill Sizes

    Grill sizes Oven function: Full Width Dual Grill with maximum temperature setting Important: Always grill with the oven door closed. • The empty oven should always be pre-heated with the grill func- tions for 5 minutes. • When grilling, use the oven shelf and drip pan together. •...
  • Page 32: Defrosting

    Defrosting Oven function: Fan Controlled Defrosting (no temperature set- ting) • Unpack the food and place it on a plate on the oven shelf. • Do not cover with a plate or bowl, as these can substantially lengthen the defrosting time. •...
  • Page 33: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care Warning: For cleaning, the appliance must be switched off and cooled down. Warning: For safety reasons, do not clean the appliance with steam jet or high-pressure cleaning equipment. Important: Do not use any abrasive cleaners, sharp scrapers or abrasive items.
  • Page 34: Shelf Support Rails

    Shelf Support Rails The shelf support rails on the left and right hand sides of the oven can be removed for cleaning the side walls. Removing the shelf support rails First pull the front of the rail away from the oven wall (1) and then un- hook at the back (2).
  • Page 35: Oven Lighting

    Oven Lighting Warning: Risk of electric shock! Prior to changing the oven light bulb: – Switch off the oven! – Disconnect from the electricity supply. Place a cloth on the oven floor to protect the oven light and glass cov- Changing the oven light bulb/ cleaning the glass cover 1.
  • Page 36: Oven Roof

    Oven Roof The upper heating element can be folded down to make it easier to clean the oven roof. Folding down the heating ele- ment Warning: Only fold down the heating element when the oven is switched off and there is no risk of being burnt! 1.
  • Page 37: Oven Door

    Oven Door The oven door of your appliance may be removed for cleaning. Removing the oven door 1. Open the oven door completely. 2. Completely fold back the brass- coloured clamping lever on both door hinges. 3. Grip the oven door with both hands on the sides and close it to about 3/4 going past the point of resist- ance.
  • Page 38: Oven Door Glass

    Oven Door Glass The oven door is fitted with three glass panels mounted one behind the other. The inner panels may be removed for cleaning. Warning: The following steps must be performed only with the oven door removed. If the glass is removed while the oven door is attached, the lighter weight may cause it to spring up and cause injury.
  • Page 39 Inserting the middle glass panel 1. Insert the middle glass panel at an angle from above into the section of the door in which the handle is located. 2. Lower the middle glass panel and slide it under the lower bracket to- wards the lower door edge as far as it will go.
  • Page 40: What To Do If

    What to do if … Problem Possible cause Remedy The oven does not heat up The oven is not switched Switch the oven on The clock is not set Set the current time on the clock The necessary settings have Check the settings not been carried out A fuse in the house’s wiring...
  • Page 41: Electrical Connection

    Electrical Connection The oven is designed to be connected to 230-240V~(50Hz) electricity supply. The oven has an easily accessible terminal block which is marked as follows: Letter L Live terminal Letter N Neutral terminal Earth terminal This oven must be earthed! The cable used to connect the oven to the electrical supply must comply to the specifications given below.
  • Page 42: Warranty Conditions

    Great Britain Standard guarantee conditions We, AEG, undertake that if within 12 months of the date of the purchase this AEG appliance or any part thereof is proved to be defective by reason only of faulty workmanship or materials, we...
  • Page 43: Service And Spare Parts

    Customer Care For general enquiries concerning your AEG appliance or for further in- formation on AEG products please contact our Customer Care Depart- ment by letter or telephone at the address below or visit our website at www.aeg.co.uk.
  • Page 44 USD 14 billion in more than 150 countries around the world. AEG Hausgeräte GmbH Postfach 1036 D-90327 Nürnberg http://www.aeg.hausgeraete.de © Copyright by AEG 822 923 552-A-140104-01 Subject to change without notice...

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