It is very important to set the correct
temperature for storing food in the
appliance. Micro-organisms will cause
food which is not stored at the correct
temperature to deteriorate rapidly.
Temperature influences the growth rate
of these micro-organisms. Reducing
the temperature reduces their growth
To freeze fresh food and to store frozen
food for a long time, a temperature of at
least -18 °C is required. At this
temperature the growth of
micro-organisms is generally halted. As
soon as the temperature rises to above
-10 °C, the micro-organisms become
active in the food again so that it cannot
be kept as long. For this reason,
partially defrosted or defrosted food
must not be re-frozen. Food may be
re-frozen once it has been cooked as
the high temperatures achieved when
cooking destroy most micro-organisms.
The temperature in the appliance will
– the more often the door is opened
and the longer it is kept open,
– if too much food is stored in it at
– the warmer the food is which is being
put into it,
The correct temperature
– the higher the ambient temperature
surrounding the appliance.
The appliance is designed for use in
specific ambient temperatures
(climate ranges). Do not use in
ambient temperatures for which it is
The temperature is set with the
^ Use a coin to turn the temperature
dial clockwise away from the "0"
position to the required setting.
Forcing it beyond its range will
damage it. Turn it only as far as it
will go, then turn it back again.
The higher the setting, the lower the
temperature in the appliance.
In normal use, a midway setting is
generally sufficient. You should also
check the temperature inside the
appliance from time to time.