before plugging in
Make sure your electricity supply is
Watch out for steam, never lift the
the same as the one shown on the
tank lid during the brewing cycle.
underside of your machine.
CM470 series only: never
Important (UK) only
touch the hotplate.
The wires in the cord are coloured
Always lift the lid using the lid
Green and Yellow = Earth
Don't touch hot parts including
Blue = Neutral
the cup storage area.
Brown = Live.
Keep children away from the
The appliance must be protected
machine. And never let the cord
by a 13A approved (BS1362) fuse.
hang down where a child could
WARNING: THIS APPLIANCE
grab it. Push excess cord inside
MUST BE EARTHED.
the back of the machine.
Never use a damaged machine.
For non-rewireable plugs the fuse
Get it checked or repaired: see
cover MUST be refitted when
'service and customer care'.
replacing the fuse. If the fuse
Never put the machine in water or
cover is lost then the plug must
let the cord or plug get wet - you
not be used until a replacement
could get an electric shock.
can be obtained. The correct fuse
cover is identified by colour and a
before filling with water
replacement may be obtained
from your Kenwood Authorised
Repairer (see Service).
Never leave the machine on
If a non-rewireable plug is cut off it
must be DESTROYED
Don't let the cord touch hot parts.
IMMEDIATELY. An electric shock
Always make sure there is water in
hazard may arise if an unwanted
the tank before switching on.
non-rewireable plug is
This coffee maker is only suitable
inadvertently inserted into a 13A
for use with the type of carafe
This appliance is not intended for
This machine complies with
use by persons (including children)
European Economic Community
with reduced physical, sensory or
mental capabilities, or lack of
before using for the first
experience and knowledge, unless
they have been given supervision
1 Remove all packaging.
or instruction concerning use of
2 Wash the parts: see 'care and
the appliance by a person
responsible for their safety.
3 Push excess cord inside the back
Children should be supervised to
of the machine.
ensure that they do not play with
4 Run two lots of water through the
machine (without coffee) to clean it
Only use the appliance for its
out. Fill the tank to the top cup
intended domestic use. Kenwood
mark when you do this. See 'to
will not accept any liability if the
appliance is subject to improper
use, or failure to comply with these
Use cold water. We recommend
using filtered water from a
Kenwood Water Filter as it
water filter holder
reduces limescale. Never use
removable water tank
warm or fizzy water.
7 Replace the water tank back into
compartment for excess cord
the coffee maker.
hotplate (model CM470 series only)
8 Ensure the filter holder is in
anti drip activating device
position in the coffee maker.
9 Fit either the permanent filter
supplied or a paper filter into the
on/off button with indicator light
filter holder. Add the coffee, use
glass carafe and lid
the spoon provided (approximately
(model CM470 series only)
1 level spoon per cup or to taste).
thermal carafe and lid
10 Close the lid and adjust the aroma
(model CM480 series only)
control as required. Turn the
control to the left for stronger
coffee and to the right for weaker
permanent coffee filter (or use a
paper filter instead)
11 CM470 series
lid opening lip
Put the carafe on the hotplate.
cup storage area
To achieve the best performance,
rinse the thermal carafe with hot
to make coffee
water immediately before switching
1 Lift the lid.
on the coffee maker.
2 Lift out the water tank from the
Screw the lid onto the thermal
carafe. For brewing, the lid should
3 Separate the water filter holder by
be fully closed with the tab on the
pulling the unit apart and place the
lid in line with the carafe handle.
water filter inside. Fit the unit back
Put the carafe on the base.
12 Plug into the power supply and
4 Turn the handle on the water filter
press the on/off button.
holder and align the arrow on the
13 Press the on/off button twice to
base with the letter for the current
start brewing immediately. The
corresponding month eg F for
on/off button will glow and the
coffee maker will start to operate.
5 Lower the water filter holder into
The back light of the display will
the water tank and fit into position
come on and automatically switch
in the recess.
off after 10 minutes.
6 Fill the tank with the desired
To stop the brewing process at
amount of water. The water must
any time, press the on/off button.
be between the top and bottom
The back light of the display will
cup marks. Do not fill above the
come on for one minute and then
MAX level. (Alternatively fill the
go off automatically.
water tank when fitted inside the
14 Don't remove the carafe until
coffee maker but take care not to
brewing has finished.