This cooker will provide you with much pleasure in your
Please read these operating instructions carefully, so as to
make use of all the technical advantages provided by the
The start of the operating instructions contains a number of
important instructions with regard to safety. You will then be
introduced to the individual components of your new cooker.
This section will tell you all you need to know about the
cooker functions and operation.
The tables have been structured in such a way as to provide
a step by step guide to the cooker settings. They contain
useful information about the appropriate cookware, insertion
level, and the optimum settings, all of which have, of course,
been carefully tested in our cooking studio.
To ensure the long lasting attractiveness of your cooker,
we have also included numerous tips on appliance care
and cleaning. And in the unlikely event of an appliance fault,
you will find, on the last pages, troubleshooting information
which will help you to rectify minor faults yourself.
Any questions? You can always refer to the detailed table
of contents, enabling you to find your way around quickly.
And now - enjoy your cooking.
Instruction manual
HB 480.. GB
5650 004 651


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Summary of Contents for Siemens HB 480 Series

  • Page 1 This cooker will provide you with much pleasure in your cooking. Please read these operating instructions carefully, so as to make use of all the technical advantages provided by the appliance. The start of the operating instructions contains a number of important instructions with regard to safety.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents Important information ..... . . Before connecting the appliance ....Safety information .
  • Page 3 Table of contents Drying ........Sterilizing .
  • Page 4: Important Information

    Important information q Installation and connection must be carried in Before connecting accordance with the instructions and wiring the appliance diagram provided, and only by an authorised expert. Improper connection will invalidate your warranty. q Do not switch the appliance on if transport damage is apparent.
  • Page 5: How To Prevent Damage To Your Appliance

    q This appliance complies with all regulations for heating appliances. The switches and oven handle may become hot when the appliance is operated at a high temperature for a long period of time. q This appliance must be used for the preparation of food only.
  • Page 6: Your New Cooker

    Your new cooker The control panel Details vary according to the cooker model Clock Minus Timer button button button Function selectors < = Oven light Cooking Plus t = Conventional heat time button button f = Conventional baking button Q = Hot air T = 3D hot air R = Hot air grilling V = Radiant grilling, small area...
  • Page 7 Temperature selector 50 300 = Temperature in ºC 20 ºC = Defrosting with 3D hot air Radiant grilling, large and small area 1 = Low grill 2 = Medium grill 3 = High grill The indicator light above the temperature selector comes on when the oven is heating up.
  • Page 8: Push In Control Knobs

    The control knobs can be pushed in at the OFF Push in control position. knobs Simply press the control knob to release it or push it The switches can be turned clockwise or anti clockwise. If the setting was not changed for several hours, Automatic safety the oven switches off automatically.
  • Page 9 Hot air A fan in the rear wall of the oven distributes the heat from the Conventional heat evenly throughout the oven. Hot air is ideal for baking creaming method cakes in a cake tin (e.g. pound cakes), moulded pastries (e.g. stollen cake) and savoury flans (e.g.
  • Page 10: Oven And Accessories

    Radiant grill large area The entire area under the grill heating element becomes hot. This is ideal if you wish to cook several steaks, sausages, fish or slices of toast. Oven and accessories The accessories can be inserted on 5 different levels within the oven. It is possible to pull out two thirds of the accessory without it tilting.
  • Page 11 Handle for removing the universal pan. Deep wire grill for ovenware, cake tins, roasts, grilling and frozen meals. The wire grill must be inserted with the curve downwards (. Flat wire grill for ovenware, cake tins, roasts, grilling and frozen meals. The wire grill must be inserted with the curve downwards (.
  • Page 12: Before Using For The First Time

    Before using for the first time When the oven is first connected, or following a power Setting the clock failure, three zeros will flash in the display. Set the time. Use the + or buttons to set the correct time. Press the j clock button.
  • Page 13: Cleaning The Accessories

    Please wash the accessories with soapy water before Cleaning the using them for the first time. accessories Setting the oven Set the type of heating and then the temperature or the grill setting. That's all. When your meal is ready, switch off the oven.
  • Page 14: If The Oven Is To Switch Off Automatically

    Set the function selector and the temperature selector If the oven is to as described in points switch off automatically Press the ? cooking time button. Use the + or buttons to change the suggested cooking time. The oven switches on after a few seconds. When the time has elapsed A signal sounds when the time has elapsed.
  • Page 15: If The Oven Is To Switch On And Off Automatically

    Notes q The set time counts down in the clock display. If you wish to know how much longer the meal in the oven will take, press the ? cooking time button. The time remaining is then displayed for a few seconds.
  • Page 16: Cakes And Pastries

    Automatic operation is cleared when the time appears in the display. If the display still shows 0.00, press the ? cooking time button. The time will appear. If the meal is not quite Reset as described in points if the meal is not ready quite ready.
  • Page 17 Additional information can be found in the Advice on baking" section following the tables. Conventional heat Food Dish Shelf Cooking Temp. C Time, position method minutes Hot air Food Dish Shelf Cooking Temp. C Time, position method minutes...
  • Page 18 Conventional baking Food Dish Shelf Cooking Temp. C Cooking position method time, min 3D Hot air Baking on 2 or 3 levels Food Dish Shelf Cooking Temp. C Cooking position method time, min...
  • Page 19: Advice On Baking

    Advice on baking You wish to bake using Orientate your baking to similar items from the baking your own recipe. tables. This way you can see if the Approximately 10 minutes before the end of the bak sponge cake is baked ing time specified in the cooking instructions, pierce through.
  • Page 20: Meat, Poultry, Fish

    Meat, poultry, fish You may use any heat resistant dishes. For large Cookware roasts, the universal pan may also be used. Always place the dish in the centre of the wire grill. Hot glass dishes should be placed on a dry kitchen towel after removal from the oven.
  • Page 21: Roasting And Grilling

    Turn the meat after two thirds of the recommended time. Note: The grill heating element switches on and off automatically. This is normal. How often this occurs depends on the selected grill setting. The table applies to insertion into a cold oven. The Roasting and time specifications are provided as guidelines only and grilling...
  • Page 22: Advice On Roasting And Grilling

    Advice on roasting and grilling How can you tell when the Use a meat thermometer (available from specialist roast is ready. stores) or implement a spoon test". Press a spoon onto the roast. If it feels firm, it is ready. If it can be pressed in, it needs to be cooked for a little longer.
  • Page 23: Drying

    Accessories Level Type of Temperature C heating Delicate frozen foods Wire grill 20 ºC e.g. cream gateaux, cream cakes, cakes with chocolate or icing, fruit etc. Other frozen foods* Wire grill 50 ºC Chicken, sausage and meat, bread and bread rolls, cakes and other pastries Cover frozen food with microwave foil.
  • Page 24: Sterilizing

    Sterilizing Preparation Setting procedure...
  • Page 25: Sterilizing Fruit

    As soon as the contents of the jars begins to bubble, Sterilizing fruit i.e., the bubbles rise in quick succession after approximately 30 to 40 minutes, switch the temperature selector back to 30 °C. The jars should be removed from the oven after 25 to 35 minutes of residual heat.
  • Page 26: Timer

    Timer You can set the timer at any time. You can even set it when a cooking time or end time has already been set. The time set always counts down visibly in the display. The timer also features a special acoustic signal. This enables you to tell whether it is the timer or a cooking time which has run down.
  • Page 27: Care And Cleaning

    Note q You can set the hours, minutes and seconds. Care and cleaning Do not under any circumstances use a highpressure or steam cleaner. Just wipe the appliance with a damp cloth. For stub Appliance exterior born soil add a few drops of washing up liquid to the water.
  • Page 28 Swing the two catch levers upwards as far as possible. Open the door wide enough to pull it upwards and out. When replacing the oven door, ensure that the notch engages correctly under the hinge. Cleaning catalytic enamel The roof and the back wall of the oven are coated with a layer of catalytic enamel.
  • Page 29 q Spray on the cleaner and allow it to take effect. NB: Only spray on the oven floor and the side walls. In the case of remains that are difficult to remove, heat the oven up to 50 ºC for a maximum of 2 minutes no longer, otherwise the enamel will become stained.
  • Page 30: Steam Filter

    The oven ceiling features a steam filter. This serves to Steam filter filter particles of fat from the exhaust air and thus reduce unpleasant odours. The filter needs cleaning from time to time. This is what to do Turn the filter to the left by hand or using an Allen key (6 mm) and remove, Fig.
  • Page 31: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Malfunctions often have simple explanations. Please read the following instructions before calling the after sales service: Problem Possible cause Comments/remedy The cooker does not work. Blown fuse. Look in the fuse box and check that the cooker fuse is in working order. Power failure Check whether the kitchen light switches on...
  • Page 32: Replacing The Oven Light On The Ceiling

    If the oven light fails, it must be replaced. You can do Replacing the oven this yourself. Heat resistant replacement lights can be light on the ceiling obtained from the after sales service or a specialist store. Please specify the E number and FD number of your appliance.
  • Page 33 Place a tea towel in the cold oven to prevent damage. Remove the glass cover. To do this, simply insert a spoon handle and turn the spoon - Fig. A. Unscrew the oven light in an anti clockwise direction and replace it with a light of the same type and watt specification Fig.
  • Page 34: After Sales Service

    After sales service Our after sales service is there for you in the event that your appliance needs to be repaired. Your nearest appliance service centre can be found in the phone book, should your appliance need repairing. The specified after sales service centres will also be happy to inform you of a service point in your local area.
  • Page 35: Protection Of The Environment

    Protection of the environment Your new appliance was protected by suitable Packaging and old packaging while it was on its way to you. All materials appliances used for this purpose are environmentally friendly and suitable for recycling. Please make a contribution to protecting the environment by disposing of the packaging appropriately.
  • Page 36: Test Dishes

    Test dishes referring to EN 60350. Baking Food Dish and notes Shelf Cooking Temp. ºC Cooking position method time min Grilling Food Dish and notes Shelf Cooking Grill setting Cooking position method time min...

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