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Kenwood K28CB10 Operating Instructions Manual

Kenwood microwave / combination oven operating instructions.
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Microwave / Combination
Oven
K28CB10
DSG Retail Limited is responsible for after sales service.
If you have a query about the product please contact our product support line
0844 561 6263 (Currys) and 08700 118 117 (Pixmania).

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  • Page 1 Microwave / Combination Oven K28CB10 DSG Retail Limited is responsible for after sales service. If you have a query about the product please contact our product support line 0844 561 6263 (Currys) and 08700 118 117 (Pixmania).
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    2 - 3 know your Kenwood microwave safety information 4 - 8 using aluminium foil in your microwave unpacking and getting ready introducing microwave cooking 11 - 16 cooking with a microwave 11 - 12...
  • Page 3 steam condensation product overview 14 - 15 control panel overview checking your microwave clock setting setting the child lock to find out the time kitchen timer function GB-3...
  • Page 4: Know Your Kenwood Microwave

    Kenwood microwave before using your Kenwood microwave ● Read these instructions carefully and retain for future reference. ● Remove all packaging labels and dispose of them properly. before calling for service ● Review this section on Troubleshooting. This will help you to solve general problems yourself.
  • Page 5: Microwave Use

    safety information please read carefully and keep for future reference maintenance of your microwave WARNING : It is hazardous for anyone other than a qualified technician to carry out any service or repair operation which involves the removal of a cover that gives protection against exposure to microwave energy.
  • Page 6: Cleaning Your Microwave

    safety information cooking use As the power of different microwave ovens can vary considerably, care must be taken when first using this appliance as it may cook faster than expected. ● Do not leave the appliance unattended during use. WARNING : Only allow children to use the oven without supervision when adequate instructions have been given so that the child is able to use the...
  • Page 7 safety information do not use these in your microwave ● Never use equipment made of metal, except foil in your microwave. The microwave energy cannot pass through the metal so it bounces off and sparks against the inside of the oven.
  • Page 8 safety information earthing instructions ● WARNING: THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE EARTHED. ● This appliance is equipped with a mains cable having an equipment-earthing conductor and an earthing plug. ● The plug must be plugged into an appropriate outlet that is installed and earthed in accordance with all local standards and requirements.
  • Page 9: Using Aluminium Foil In Your Microwave

    using aluminium foil in your microwave It is safe to use aluminium foil in your microwave as long as you follow these safety guidelines. As with all metal, microwave energy cannot pass through foil, but provided that you keep the foil away from the side of the oven it will not cause sparks and there will not be any damage to your oven.
  • Page 10: Unpacking And Getting Ready

    unpacking and getting ready This microwave is designed for home use. It should not be used for commercial catering. 1. After unpacking your microwave, check that it has not been damaged whilst in the box. Make sure there are no dents on the oven, and the door closes properly.
  • Page 11: Introducing Microwave Cooking

    introducing microwave cooking Always remember the basic safeguards you would follow when using any cooking equipment or handling hot food. See below for basic guidelines in microwave cooking. If you are unfamiliar with using a microwave, refer to the back of this instruction booklet for more information.
  • Page 12: Checking Your Cooking Utensils

    ● Microwave ovens cook food using microwave energy that is similar to naturally occurring radio waves. Normally, these “waves” would fade as they dispersed into the atmosphere but in a microwave oven they are concentrated onto the food causing it to heat up. ●...
  • Page 13: Microwave Heating Categories

    microwave heating categories Your microwave has been tested and labelled to meet the government’s voluntary agreement on the reheating of pre-cooked food. The heating characteristics and output power levels of microwave ovens are usually calculated using a relatively large portion of food (a 1000 gram load, IEC 705) but many packs of pre-cooked food are sold in smaller packs, often about 350 grams.
  • Page 14: Steam

    steam When you microwave food, steam is created as water in the food heats up and evaporates. The steam formed during microwave cooking is entirely safe. It has to escape from the microwave to prevent pressure from building up inside the oven. It does this through the vents on the back of the microwave and from around the door.
  • Page 15: Control Panel Overview

    261800305981 252200200010 Microwave / Combination Oven K28CB10 DSG Retail Limited is responsible for after sales service. If you have a query about the product please contact our product support line 0844 561 6263 (Currys) and 08700 118 117 (Pixmania). Glass Turnable x 1...
  • Page 16: Checking Your Microwave

    checking your microwave Check your microwave after unpacking. NOTE: For your safety, the microwave stops if the oven door is opened during cooking. Close the door and press the start/+30sec to continue the cooking cycle. 1. Pull handle to open the oven door. Put the turntable ring inside the oven and place the glass turntable on top of the ring.
  • Page 17: Clock Setting

    clock setting When the microwave is connected to the mains power, the LED display will show 0:00, and the it will sound once. Please ensure you have set the clock prior to use. Please follow the steps below to set the clock. 1.
  • Page 18: Setting The Child Lock

    setting the child lock This feature prevents the electronic operation of the microwave by locking the operation of the control panel until you have cancelled it. Please follow the steps below to set the child lock. 1. Press the stop/clear pad for 3 seconds and a long tone will sound and the child lock indicator will illuminate to indicate the microwave has set the...
  • Page 19: Microwave Cooking

    microwave cooking For simple Microwave Cooking, follow the steps below. For instance: If you want to use 80% microwave power to cook for 20 minutes. 1. Press the microwave pad once and the LED display will show P100. Press the pad again to change the microwave power level to P80.
  • Page 20: Grill Or Combination Cooking

    grill or combination cooking For Grilling, follow the steps below. 1. Press the grill pad once and the LED display will show G-1. 2. Press the numeric pads (0-9) to enter the cooking time. 3. Press the start/+30sec pad to confirm and start cooking.
  • Page 21 Combi Pad Control Order Microwave Grill Convection Cavity Display Power Power Temperature Approximately keeping at 165 ◦ C 100% 100% Approximately keeping at 175 ◦ C Please note that there are only 4 modes of Combination Cooking and their Microwave, Grill and Convection Powers are shown on the table above.
  • Page 22: Convection Cooking (with Preheating)

    convection cooking (with preheating) Convection Cooking allows you to cook the food like a traditional oven. It is recommended to preheat the oven to the appropriate temperature before placing the food in the oven. Microwave power will not be used. 1.
  • Page 23: Convection Cooking (without Preheating)

    convection cooking (without preheating) For Convection Cooking without preheating, please follow the steps below. For instance: If you want to cook your food for 16 minutes at 180 ◦ C. 1. Press the convec pad once and the LED display will flash 140. 2.
  • Page 24: Two-stage Cooking

    two-stage cooking For Two-Stage Cooking, please follow the steps below. For instance: If you want to defrost your food for 5 minutes and then to cook it with 80% microwave power for 7 minutes. NOTE: You can set 2 stages for Two- Stage Cooking at maximum.
  • Page 25: Memory Programme Cooking

    memory programme cooking For Mermory Programme Cooking, set the clock first and follow the steps below. You may set 3 different memory programmes. For instance: If you want to set a memory cooking programme with 100% microwave power for 5 minutes. NOTE: You can only set 2 stages for Memory Programme Cooking at maximum.
  • Page 26: Auto Cooking

    auto cooking This feature allows you to cook most of your food based on the food category and the weight. Select the category and choose the default weight of the food. For quick reference of the cooking time and the default weight, please refer to the Auto Menu table. auto menu 1.
  • Page 27 NOTE: The density and thickness of food can affect its cooking time. Ensure all food is piping hot and cooked thoroughly before serving. It is essential that food is checked during and after the recommended cooking time, even if Auto Menu was used. Auto Menu table Menu Weight...
  • Page 28: Reheating

    reheating This feature allows you to reheat most of your food based on the food category and the weight. Select the category and choose the default weight of the food. For quick reference of the cooking time and the default weight, please refer to the Reheating table.
  • Page 29: Defrosting

    defrosting This feature allows you to defrost your frozen foods simply by entering the weight or time. You may wish to place the frozen food on a microwave safe plate or dish before placing it on the defrost rack. This is to ensure that any liquids released during defrosting will not spill and dirty the interior of the oven.
  • Page 30: Defrosting Ground Meat

    defrosting ground meat 1. Press the defrost pad three times and the LED display will show d-3. 2. Press the numeric pads (0-9) to enter the weight of your food. The default range is 100g to 2000g. 3. Press the start/+30sec pad to start defrosting.
  • Page 31: Querying The Cooking Function

    querying the cooking function This feature allows you to check and view the current power, time, and pre-set time of your selected cooking programme. to find out the current cooking power 1. Press the microwave, convec or combi pad once and the LED display will show the current cooking power while the oven is either microwave, grill, combination, or convection...
  • Page 32: Cleaning Your Microwave

    Cleaning your Cleaning your microwave after each time you use it will help to prevent Unplug your microwave from the mains and wait for On the right hand side wall of the cavity is the wave guide cover, It is important that this wave guide cover is kept clean at all times. Make sure you keep the outlet grids clean.
  • Page 33 microwave a build up of stubborn marks that can be difficult to clean. it to cool down completely before cleaning. microwaves are passed through this to enable your food to cook. Wipe it with mild detergent and water and leave to dry. Be careful not to spill water into the vents.
  • Page 34: Troubleshooting

    troubleshooting If a problem does occur, it may often be due to something very minor. The following Q & A may be able to resolve the problem. questions and answers Q. Why doesn’t the food seem to cook? Q. Why does my oven sometimes take longer to cook than it says in the recipe? A.
  • Page 35 questions and answers Q. What happens if the microwave is switched on while the oven is empty? A. The microwave will be damaged. Do not switch the microwave on when there is nothing inside the oven. It is a good idea to keep a cup of water in the oven just in case someone accidentally starts the microwave.
  • Page 36: Specification

    specification Input 230 - 240V ~50Hz Output 850 - 900 Watts Microwave Frequency 2450MHz Outside Dimensions 520mm x 495mm x 325mm (width x deep x height) Power consumption Microwave 1450 - 1600 Watts Grill 1100 - 1250 Watts Convection 2500 - 2700 Watts Complies with EEC directives 89/336/EEC and 92/31/EEC.

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