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Kenwood K25CB12 Instruction Manual

25 litre black combination microwave.
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25 Litre Black Combination Microwave
K25CB12

instruction manual

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AUTO
1S 2S 3S
°C
g
cake
reheat
beverage
popcorn
potato
spaghetti
power
level
pizza
chicken
1
2
3
grill
110°C
120°C
130°C
4
5
6
microwave+
grill
140°C
150°C
160°C
7
8
9
convection
170°C
180°C
190°C
0
comb 1: 110°C
microwave+
comb 2: 140°C
convection
comb 3: 170°C
200°C
comb 4: 200°C
timer/
weight
quick
clock
defrost
start
stop/
start
cancel
10/10/2012 4:32 PM

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  • Page 1: Instruction Manual

    25 Litre Black Combination Microwave K25CB12 instruction manual AUTO 1S 2S 3S °C cake reheat beverage popcorn potato spaghetti power level pizza chicken grill 110°C 120°C 130°C microwave+ grill 140°C 150°C 160°C convection 170°C 180°C 190°C comb 1: 110°C microwave+ comb 2: 140°C...

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  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    contents unpacking ..........................4 getting ready ........................5 introducing microwave cooking ..................6 cooking with a microwave ........................6 checking your cooking utensils ......................7 using aluminium foil in your microwave ...................7 materials that can be used in the microwave ...................8 microwave heating categories ......................9 steam .............................10 condensation ..........................10 product overview .......................11...

  • Page 4: Unpacking

    Thank you for purchasing your new Kenwood Microwave. These operating instructions will help you use it properly and safely. We recommend that you spend some time reading this instruction manual in order that you fully understand all the operational features it offers.

  • Page 5: Getting Ready

    getting ready This microwave is designed for home use only. 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, and the door closes properly. A damaged microwave could allow microwave energy to escape.

  • Page 6: Introducing Microwave Cooking

    introducing microwave cooking Always remember the basic safeguards you would follow when using any cooking equipment or handling hot food. This page gives some of the basic guidelines for microwave cooking. If you are unfamiliar with using a microwave, there is more information at the back of this instruction manual. cooking with a microwave Cooking with a microwave is much faster than conventional cooking and, whilst you should make sure that food is fully cooked, you should be careful not to overcook it.

  • Page 7: Checking Your Cooking Utensils

    checking your cooking utensils Most heat-resistant, non-metallic cooking utensils are safe to use in your microwave. If made of plastic or glass, utensils will be marked as “microwave safe” or similar. If you are not sure and/or there is no microwave-safe marking on the utensil, do NOT use it in the microwave.

  • Page 8: Materials That Can Be Used In The Microwave

    materials that can be used in the microwave utensils remarks Aluminum foil Shielding only. Small smooth pieces can be used to cover thin parts of meat or poultry to prevent overcooking. Arcing can occur if foil is too close to oven walls.

  • Page 9: Microwave Heating Categories

    microwave heating categories Your microwave has been tested and labelled to meet the UK government’s voluntary agreement on the reheating of pre-cooked food. The heating characteristics and output power levels of microwaves are usually calculated using a relatively large portion of food (a 1000 gram load, IEC 60705) but many packs of pre-cooked food are sold in smaller packs, often about 350 grams.

  • Page 10: 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 microwave. It does this through the vents on the back of the microwave and from around the door.

  • Page 11: Product Overview

    product overview the main unit control panel 1S 2S 3S AUTO °C cake reheat beverage popcorn spaghetti potato power level pizza chicken grill 110°C 120°C 130°C microwave+ grill 140°C 150°C 160°C convection 170°C 180°C 190°C comb 1: 110°C microwave+ comb 2: 140°C convection comb 3: 170°C 200°C...

  • Page 12: Checking Your Microwave

    checking your microwave Check your microwave after unpacking. For your safety, the microwave stops if the door is opened during cooking. Close the door and press the start button to continue the cooking cycle. 1. Pull the handle to open the door. 2.

  • Page 13: Clock Setting

    clock setting When the microwave is connected to the mains power, the LED display will show “1:00”. Please ensure that you have set the clock prior to use. Please follow the steps below to set the clock. 1. Press and hold down the timer/clock button for 3 sec, “Hr24”...

  • Page 14: Kitchen Timer

    kitchen timer While the microwave is operating or not in use, this feature allows you to use the microwave as a timer. Please make sure the clock has been set. For setting the kitchen timer, follow the steps below. 1. Press the timer/clock button. 2.

  • Page 15: 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/cancel button for 3 seconds and a beep will sound.

  • Page 16: Microwave Cooking

    microwave cooking For simple microwave cooking, follow the steps below. For instance: If you want to use 60% microwave power to cook for 5 minutes. 1. Press the power level button repeatedly until the LED display shows “P-60”. (Power level settings are shown in the table below.) To check the power while cooking is in 1S 2S 3S progress, press the power level button.

  • Page 17: Multi-stage Cooking

    multi-stage cooking For multi-stage cooking, please follow the steps below. For instance: If you want to set microwave cooking and then convection cooking. You can set a maximum of 3 stages for multi-stage cooking. Menu cook, weight defrost, quick start cooking and preheat with convection cooking are not available in multi-stage cooking.

  • Page 18: 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 weight of your food. For quick reference of the cooking time and the weight, please refer to the auto-cook menu table. auto-cook menu 1.

  • Page 19: Auto-cook Menu Table

    auto-cook menu table menu weight display cooking time comments For best results, we recommend using a cake mix. Use a tin no larger than 8 inches and the microwave will auto cake 475g 475g 50’00" preheat the microwave at 160°C first. We recommend using a grill rack to support the tin.

  • Page 20: Defrosting

    defrosting This feature allows you to defrost your frozen foods simply by entering the weight or time. For instance: If you want to defrost 200g food. defrost by weight 1. Press the weight defrost button repeatedly until the LED display shows the desired weight setting.

  • Page 21: Quick Start Cooking

    quick start cooking This feature allows you to quickly cook your food with 100% microwave power. The maximum cooking time is 10 minutes. Please follow the steps below. For instance: If you want to cook your food with 100% microwave power for 1 minute. 1.

  • Page 22: Querying The Cooking Function

    querying the cooking function This feature allows you to check and view the current cooking settings. to find out the current cooking setting 1. Press the power level button once and the LED display will show the current cooking power while the microwave is cooking. It will last for 2-3 seconds and then return to 1S 2S 3S AUTO...

  • Page 23: Grill

    grill This feature allows you to grill thin slice of foods, such as meat, steaks, chops, kebabs, sausages and pieces of chicken. It is also suitable for hot sandwiches and au gratin dishes. Please follow the steps below. For instance: If you want to program grill cooking for 12 minutes. to set grill programme cooking 1.

  • Page 24: Microwave And Grill

    microwave and grill This feature allows you to microwave and grill the foods. Please follow the steps below. For instance: If you want to set combination cooking for 25 minutes. to set microwave and grill combination cooking 1. Press the microwave + grill button once or twice.

  • Page 25: Convection

    convection This feature allows you to brown and make crisp foods quickly and evenly. This oven can be programmed to 10 different cooking temperatures. Please follow the steps below. For instance: If you want to cook 180˚C for 40 minutes. to cook with convection 1. Press the convection button once. 1S 2S 3S AUTO 2.

  • Page 26: Microwave And Convection

    microwave and convection This feature allows you to cook with both convection heat and microwave automatically. This oven has 4 pre-programmed settings. Please follow the steps below. For instance: If you want to cook 170˚C for 24 minutes. to cook with microwave and convection 1. Press the microwave + convection repeatedly to select the desired setting.

  • Page 27: Automatic Protection Mechanism

    automatic protection mechanism This feature allows the oven automatically enter safety mode, or automatic protection mode. 1. During cooking (except microwave cooking), if or when the oven cavity temperature reaches 300°C, the LED display will show error code E01. The microwave will beep until the stop/cancel button is pressed.

  • Page 28: Cleaning Your Microwave

    cleaning your microwave Cleaning your microwave each time you use it will help to prevent a build up of stubborn marks that can be difficult to clean. Unplug your microwave from the mains and wait for it to completely cool down before cleaning. On the right hand side wall of the cavity is the wave guide cover.

  • Page 29: Frequently Asked Questions

    frequently asked questions 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 answers Why doesn’t the food seem to Check that: cook? • the cooking time has been set.

  • Page 30: Specifications

    K25CB12 input 230 - 240V~ 50Hz microwave output 850 - 900 Watts microwave frequency 2450MHz outside dimensions 483mm x 420mm x 281mm (width x deep x height) power consumption microwave input 1350 -1450 Watts grill input 900 - 1100 Watts...

  • Page 31: Safety Warnings

    safety warnings general safety • Switch off and unplug before fitting or removing parts/attachments, after use and before cleaning. • Keep your fingers away from moving parts and fitted attachments. • Never use a damaged appliance. • Never operate the appliance when it is empty. • Keep the mains cord out of reach from children.

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    cooking use • As the power of different microwaves can vary considerably, care must be taken when first using this microwave as it may cook faster than expected. • Do not leave the microwave unattended during use. • Take care when cooking food with a high sugar or fat content, such as Christmas pudding or fruitcake.

  • Page 33: Earthing Instructions

    delayed boiling Liquids heated in a microwave can boil up when removing them from the microwave. Take the following precautions : • Always stir liquids, before and after cooking. • Allow them to stand. • Use containers that are wider at the top than at the bottom. preparing food for babies Extra care must be taken when preparing food or drink for babies and small children.

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    NOTE: If you require a replacement for any of the items listed below, please quote their corresponding part numbers: replacement part part number Glass Turntable Plate XGALK25CB12P12 Turntable Support XGALK25CB12P11 Baking Plate XGALK25CB12P66 Visit Partmaster.co.uk today for the easiest way to buy electrical spares and accessories.

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