important (UK) only
The wires in the cord are coloured
Never operate the coffee
dispensing lever by hand, always
Green and Yellow = Earth
use a cup or mug.
Blue = Neutral
Watch out for steam, never lift the
Brown = Live.
lid or remove parts during the
The appliance must be protected
by a 13A approved (BS1362) fuse.
Take care when dispensing coffee,
WARNING: THIS APPLIANCE
as burns can occur from touching
MUST BE EARTHED.
Never touch the keep warm plate
For non-rewireable plugs the fuse
during or after the brewing cycle.
Always use the handles provided
cover MUST be refitted when
to remove parts from the
replacing the fuse. If the fuse cover
is lost then the plug must not be
Keep children away from the
used until a replacement can be
machine. And never let the cord
obtained. The correct fuse cover is
identified by colour and a
hang down where a child could
replacement may be obtained from
Never use a damaged machine.
your Kenwood Authorised Repairer
Get it checked or repaired: see
If a non-rewireable plug is cut off it
Never put the machine in water or
must be DESTROYED
let the cord or plug get wet - you
IMMEDIATELY. An electric shock
hazard may arise if an unwanted
could get an electric shock.
non-rewireable pug is inadvertently
before filling with water
inserted into a 13A socket outlet.
This machine complies with
European Economic Community
Never leave the machine on
before using for the first
Don't let the cord touch hot parts.
Don't let infirm people use the
1 Remove all packaging
machine without supervision.
2 Wash the parts: see 'care and
Don't let children play with this
3 Run two lots of water through the
Only use the machine for its
machine (without coffee) to clean it
intended domestic use.
out. Each time pour one coffee
Always make sure there is water in
tank of cold water filled to the
the water reservoir before
"MAX" level into the water
reservoir. See 'to make coffee'.
before plugging in
Make sure your electricity supply is
the same as the one shown on the
underside of your machine.
7 Plug into the power supply.
Press the "ON/OFF" button, the
light will come on and brewing will
hot coffee outlet
Press the "Auto/ON/OFF" button
twice for coffee to be produced
keep warm plate
straight away, the light will come
coffee dispensing lever
on and brewing will commence. If
you want to use the automatic
brew facility follow the instructions
ON/OFF button (CM450 series
to set the clock and to programme
8 To dispense coffee, press the
CM550 series only
coffee dispensing lever with a cup
and coffee will flow out. Never
press the dispensing lever
Prog (programme) button
with your hand. To stop the
flow remove the cup. Coffee may
be dispensed during and after
to make coffee
To preserve heat and flavour, DO
1 Fill the coffee tank with the desired
NOT open the lid during or just
amount of water. Use the markings
on the inside below the pouring
9 The BrewMaster will keep the
spout as a guide. Do not exceed
coffee warm and then
the "MAX" level.
automatically switch off after 2
Use cold water. We recommend
hours. To manually switch off
using filtered water from a
earlier, press the "ON/OFF" button.
Kenwood Water Filter as it reduces
limescale. Never use warm or fizzy
to make tea
2 Pour the water from the coffee
Follow the procedure for making
tank into the water reservoir.
coffee using tea leaves instead of
3 Place the coffee tank on the keep
warm plate, then fit the filter
Place the desired amount of loose
tea into the permanent filter using
4 Place the permanent filter into the
the spoon provided. The amount
will vary depending upon the type
5 For each cup of coffee required,
of tea used and individual tastes
place one level spoon of filter
but as a guide use 4 - 6 spoons of
coffee into the permanent filter.
loose tea per maximum capacity of
Adjust quantity to taste.
water. Some experimentation will
6 Close the lid.
be necessary to obtain the desired
For best results we recommend
that only the required amount of
tea is made at one time and that
the tea is drunk within half an hour