LG MC-924JA Owner's Manual

Microwave/grill/convection oven
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  • Page 2: Precautions

    Precautions You cannot operate your oven with the door open due to the safety interlocks built into the door mechanism. These safety interlocks automatically switch off any cooking activity when the door is opened; which in the case of a microwave oven could result in harmful exposure to microwave energy.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    How the Microwave Oven Works Microwaves are a form of energy similar to radio and television waves and ordinary daylight. Normally, microwaves spread outwards as they travel through the atmosphere and disappear without effect. Microwave ovens, however, have a magnetron which is designed to make use of the energy in microwaves.
  • Page 4: Unpacking & Installing

    Unpacking & Installing Unpack your oven and place it on a flat level surface. HIGH RACK GLASS TRAY ROTATING RING METAL TRAY By following the basic steps on these two pages you will be able to quickly check that your oven is operating correctly.
  • Page 5 Plug your oven into a standard household socket. Make sure your oven is the only appliance connected to the socket. If your oven does not operate properly, unplug it from the electrical socket and then plug it back in. Open your oven door by pulling the DOOR HANDLE. Place the ROTATING RING inside the oven and place the GLASS TRAY on top.
  • Page 6: Setting The Clock

    Setting the Clock When your oven is plugged in for the first time or when power resumes after a power cut, a ‘0’ will be shown in the display; you will have to reset the clock. If the clock (or display) shows any strange looking symbols, unplug your oven from the electrical socket and plug it back in and reset the clock.
  • Page 7: Child Lock

    Press STOP/CLEAR. Your oven has a safety feature that Press and hold STOP/CLEAR until “L” appears on the display and BEEP sounds. prevents accidental running of the oven. Once the child lock is set, you will be The CHILD LOCK is now set. unable to use any functions and no cooking can take place.
  • Page 8: Micro Power Cooking

    Micro Power Cooking Your oven has five microwave Power settings. High power is automatically selected but repeated presses of the MICRO key will select a different power level. Press OWER MICRO time 100% EDIUM times times EDIUM EFROST times EDIUM LOW times In the following example I will show you how to cook some food on 80% power for 5 minutes and 30 seconds.
  • Page 9: Micro Power Level

    Your microwave oven is equipped with 5 power levels to give you maximum flexibility and control over cooking. The table below shows the examples of food and their recommended cooking power levels for use with this microwave oven. OUTPUT POWER LEVEL 100% HIGH MEDIUM HIGH...
  • Page 10: Two Stage Cooking

    Two stage Cooking During two stage cooking the oven door can be opened and food checked. Close the oven door and press START and the cooking stage will continue. At the end of stage1, BEEP sounds and stage 2 commences. Should you wish to clear the programme press STOP/CLEAR twice.
  • Page 11: Quick Start

    In the following example I will show you how to set 2 minutes of cooking on high power. Press STOP/CLEAR. Press START four times to select 2 minutes on HIGH power. The QUICK START feature allows you to Your oven will start before you have finished the fourth press. set 30 seconds intervals of HIGH power cooking with a touch of the START key.
  • Page 12: More Or Less Cooking

    More or Less Cooking If you find that your food is over or undercooked when using the AUTO COOK programme, you can increase or decrease cooking time by pressing the key. When cooking with auto and manual function, you can lengthen or shorten the cooking time at any point by pressing key.
  • Page 13: Grill Cooking

    In the following example I will show you how to use the grill to cook some food for 12 minutes and 30 seconds. Press STOP/CLEAR. This model is fitted with a QUARTZ Press GRILL. GRILL, so preheating is not needed. This feature will allow you to brown and crisp food quickly.
  • Page 14: Convection Cooking 14

    Convection Cooking The convection oven has a temperature range of 40 °C and 100 °C~250 °C (180 °C is automatically available when convection mode is selected). The oven has a ferment function at the oven temperature of 40 °C. You may...
  • Page 15 In the following example I will show you how to preheat the oven first, then cook some food at a temperature of 230 °C for 50 minutes. 2. To cook. Press STOP/CLEAR. Press CONVECTION. If you do not set a temperature, your oven will automatically select 180 °C.
  • Page 16: Combination Cooking 16

    Combination Cooking Your oven has a combination cooking feature which allows you to cook food with heater and microwave at the same time or alternately. This generally means it takes less time to cook your food. You can set three kinds of micro power level(20%, 40% and 60%) in combi mode.
  • Page 17 In the following example I will show you how to programme your oven with micro power 40% and at a convection temperature 200 °C for a cooking time of 25 minutes. Your oven has a combination cooking feature which allows you to cook food with heater and microwave at the same time or alternately.
  • Page 18: Auto Weight Defrost 18

    Auto Weight Defrost Your oven has four microwave defrost settings:- MEAT, POULTRY, FISH and BREAD; each defrost category has different power settings. Repeated presses of the DEFROST key will select a different setting. Press Category DEFROST 1,2 time OULTRY times DEFROST 3,4 time times...
  • Page 19 AUTO WEIGHT DEFROST SEQUENCE LIST SEQUENCE 1. MEAT Minced beef, Fillet steak, Cubes for stew, Sirloin steak, Pot roast, Rump roast, Beef burger. Beef Lamb Chops(2.5 cm thick),Rolled roast. Chops(1.2 cm thick), Spareribs, Rolled roast, Sausage. Pork Veal Cutlets(450 g, 1.2 cm thick) 2.
  • Page 20: Quick Defrost 20

    Quick Defrost Your oven has three microwave defrost settings:- MEAT, POULTRY, FISH; each defrost category has high power settings. Repeated presses of the QUICK DEFROST key will select a different setting. Category Press time OULTRY times times Use this function to thaw only 0.5kg of Minced meat, Chicken pieces, Fish fillets very quickly. This will require a standing time to allow the center to thaw.
  • Page 21 QUICK DEFROST SEQUENCE LIST SEQUENCE 1. MEAT Beef Minced meat Lamb Pork Veal 2. POULTRY Chicken pieces Chicken Turkey pieces Turkey 3. FISH Fish Fillets Shrimp, Lobster tails, Scallops Shellfish * The benefit of this Quick Defrost feature is automatic setting and control of defrosting, but just like conventional defrosting you must check the food during the defrosting time.
  • Page 22: Auto Cook 22

    Auto Cook AUTO COOK allows you to cook most of your favorite food easily by selecting the food type and entering the weight of the food. In the following example I will show you how to cook 0.5kg of jacket potato . Press STOP/CLEAR.
  • Page 23 FOOD CATEGORY WT. LIMIT 0.1 kg ~ 1.0 kg 1. JACKET POTATO 0.1 kg ~ 0.4 kg 2. RICE/PASTA 3. FRESH VEGETABLES 0.2 kg ~ 0.8 kg 4. FROZEN 0.2 kg ~ 0.8 kg VEGETABLES 5. CHILLED PIZZA 0.2 kg ~ 0.6 kg 6.
  • Page 24: Auto Roast Cook 24

    Auto Roast Cook AUTO ROAST cook allows you to cook most of your favorite food easily by selecting the food type and entering the weight of the food. Press Category AUTO ROAST ROAST BEEF time times ROAST PORK WHOLE times CHICKEN In the following example I will show you how to cook 1.4kg of roast beef.
  • Page 25 FOOD CATEGORY WT. LIMIT 0.5 kg ~ 1.5 kg 1. ROAST BEEF 2. ROAST PORK 0.5 kg ~ 1.5 kg 0.8 kg ~ 1.5 kg 3. WHOLE CHICKEN UTENSILS FOOD TEMP Glass tray 5 °c Brush beef with melted margarine or butter. Place on the low rack + Metal tray over the metal tray and glass tray.
  • Page 26: Important Safety Instructions 26

    Important safety instructions Read carefully and keep for future reference 1 Do not attempt to tamper with, or make any adjustments or repairs to the door, control panel, safety interlock switches or any other part of the oven. It is hazardous for anyone to carry out any service or repair operation which involves the removal of any cover which gives protection against exposure to microwave energy.
  • Page 27 24 Only use utensils that are suitable for use in microwave ovens. 25 When heating food in plastic or paper containers, keep an eye on the oven due to the possibility of ignition. 26 If smoke is observed, switch off or unplug the appliance and keep the door closed in order to stifle any flames.
  • Page 28: Microwave-Safe Utensils

    Microwave-safe Utensils Never use metal or metal trimmed utensils in your microwave oven Microwaves cannot penetrate metal. They will bounce off any metal object in the oven and cause arcing, an alarming phenomenon that resembles lightning. Most heat resistant non metallic cooking utensils are safe for use in your microwave oven.
  • Page 29: Food Characteristics & Microwave Cooking 29

    Keeping an eye on things The recipes in the book have been formulated with great care, but your success in preparing them depends on how much attention you pay to the food as it cooks. Always watch your food while it cooks. Your microwave oven is equipped with a light that turns on automatically when the oven is in operation so that you can see inside and check the progress of your food.
  • Page 30 Food characteristics & Microwave cooking Stirring Stirring is one of the most important of all microwaving techniques. In conventional cooking, food is stirred for the purpose of blending. Microwaved food, however, is stirred in order to spread and redistribute heat. Always stir from the outside towards the centre as the outside of the food heats first.
  • Page 31: Questions & Answers

    Q What’s wrong when the oven light will not glow? A There may be several reasons why the oven light will not glow. Light bulb has blown Door is not closed Q Does microwave energy pass through the viewing screen in the door? A No.
  • Page 32: Plug Wiring Information/Technical Specifications

    Convection 1,550 Watts If the supplied flexible mains cord of this appliance is damaged, it must be replaced using the special mains cord part number MC-924JA, MC-924JLA 240 V AC / 50Hz 900 W (IEC705 rating standard) 2450 MHz 1,300 Watts...
  • Page 33: Terms Of Warranty/Important Notice

    Then the defect will be rectified without cost to you for either labour or materials at the premises of LG or their Authorized Service Centre (additionally we will cover the magnetron for an additional 3 years.
  • Page 34: Warranty

    WARRANTY Complete the details on this form and retain in the event of warranty service being required (purchase receipt attached). PURCHASER’S NAME ADDRESS CITY MODEL NO DATE OF PURCHASE RETAILER’S NAME ADDRESS CITY STATE POST CODE SERIAL NO INVOICE/SALES DOCKET NO STATE POST CODE...
  • Page 35 FOR WARRANTY SERVICE PLEASE CONTACT LG Service on 1800-643-156. LG Electronics Australia 2 Wonderland Drive Eastern Creek NSW 2766 (ABN : 98 064 531 264) LGEAP Printed in Korea...

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