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Miele CM 6300 Operating Instructions Manual

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Operating instructions
Freestanding coffee machine
To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the machine, it is essential
to read these instructions before it is installed and used for the first time.
en - AU, NZ
M.-Nr. 09 778 070



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  • Page 1 Operating instructions Freestanding coffee machine To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the machine, it is essential to read these instructions before it is installed and used for the first time. en - AU, NZ M.-Nr. 09 778 070...
  • Page 2: Packing Material / Disposal Of Old Machine

    Please do not therefore dispose of it The original packaging will also be with your household waste. useful should you wish to return the coffee machine to Miele for servicing. Please dispose of it at your local community waste collection/recycling centre.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Packing material / Disposal of old machine ......2 Warning and Safety instructions ........6 Guide to the appliance .
  • Page 4 Contents User profiles ........... . . 37 Calling up User profiles .
  • Page 5 Contents Cleaning and care ..........46 Quick guide .
  • Page 6: Warning And Safety Instructions

    They contain important notes on the installation, safety, operation and care of the appliance. Miele cannot be held liable for damage caused by non-compliance with these Warning and Safety instructions. Keep the instructions in a safe place and pass them along to any...
  • Page 7 Warning and Safety instructions Correct application This appliance is designed for domestic use and for use in similar environments by guests in hotel or motel rooms, bed & breakfasts and other typical living quarters. This does not include common/shared facilities or commercial facilities within hotels, motels or bed &...
  • Page 8 Warning and Safety instructions Safety with children There is a danger of burning and scalding from the coffee and hot water dispensing spouts. Children's skin is far more sensitive to high temperatures than that of adults. Ensure children do not touch hot surfaces of the coffee machine or place parts of their body under the dispensing spouts.
  • Page 9 Warning and Safety instructions Technical safety A damaged coffee machine is dangerous. Check it for any visible damage before setting it up. Never attempt to use a damaged coffee machine. Before connecting the appliance to the mains supply, make sure that the rating on the data plate corresponds to the voltage and frequency of the household supply.
  • Page 10 Faulty components must only be replaced by genuine Miele Original spare parts. The manufacturer can only guarantee the safety of the appliance when Miele replacement parts are used. Before any repair work is carried out, the appliance must be completely disconnected from the electricity supply. The appliance is only completely isolated from the electricity supply when: –...
  • Page 11 Disconnect the coffee machine from the power supply if it is not going to be used for a while, e.g. while on holiday. Use only Miele Original spare parts. If spare parts or accessories from other manufacturers are used, the warranty will be invalidated, and Miele cannot accept liability.
  • Page 12 Warning and Safety instructions To avoid the risk of damage to the machine, please note the following regarding water: – Fill the water container with fresh, cold tap water only. Hot or warm water or other liquids could damage the coffee machine. –...
  • Page 13 Descale the coffee machine regularly depending on the water hardness level in your area. Descale the machine more frequently in areas with very hard water. Miele cannot be held liable for damage arising from insufficient descaling, the use of incorrect descaling agent or the use of descaling agent which is not of the appropriate concentration.
  • Page 14: Guide To The Appliance

    Guide to the appliance a Master switch j Central spout with cappuccinatore b Hot water spout k Park position for milk pipework (behind the service panel) c Controls and display l Drip tray with lid and waste container d Cup heating m Milk tube aperture e Water container n Holder for drip tray cover and drip...
  • Page 15: Controls And Display

    Controls and display a On/Off sensor - For switching the appliance on and off b Drink sensors For making . Espresso / Coffee H Cappuccino k Latte macchiato c Display Shows information on current activity or status d "Back" # For returning to the previous menu, cancelling unwanted actions e Arrow sensors Y X...
  • Page 16: Accessories

    Accessories The following accessories are included Miele also offers a range of optional with your coffee machine depending accessories, as well as cleaning and on model: conditioning products for your coffee machine. – Measuring spoon For ground coffee – Original Miele all purpose microfibre cloth –...
  • Page 17: Using For The First Time

    Tip: To get the best out of your coffee machine and to set it up for your specific requirements, please continue to work through these operating instructions. When you switch the machine on for the first time the following message will appear in the display: "Miele - Willkommen".
  • Page 18: Water Hardness

    Using for the first time Water hardness Measuring water hardness The water hardness level indicates how You can measure the water hardness much calcium is dissolved in the water. yourself using the enclosed test strip. The higher the calcium content, the Alternatively, your local water authority harder the water, and the harder the will be able to tell you the hardness of...
  • Page 19: Operation

    When the following appears in the until the option you want is display, you are in the drinks menu: highlighted. To confirm your choice: Miele ^ Touch OK. Select drink Leaving the menu or cancelling an action To exit the current menu: To prepare a drink, select a coffee ^ Touch #.
  • Page 20: Filling The Water Container

    Filling the water container The quality of the water plays an important part in the quality of the coffee. Important! Bacteria can cause infection. It is important to empty and fill the container with fresh tap water every day to avoid the risk of bacteria building up.
  • Page 21: Filling The Coffee Bean Container

    Filling the coffee bean container Fill the coffee bean container with roasted espresso or coffee beans if you want to use freshly ground coffee beans for each cup of espresso or coffee. Alternatively, you can make coffee or espresso with ready ground coffee (see "Making coffee or espresso using ready ground coffee").
  • Page 22: Switching The Coffee Machine On And Off

    Switching the coffee machine on and off Switching on Switching off ^ Touch the On/Off sensor -. Switch the master switch on the left-hand side of the machine to the "I" After a coffee has been dispensed, the position. pipework will be rinsed before the ^ Touch the On/Off sensor -.
  • Page 23: Pre-Heating Cups (Cup Heating)

    Pre-heating cups (cup heating) To switch cup heating on or off Cups should always be pre-heated to allow the flavour of the coffee to ^ Touch X. develop and be retained. ^ Select "Cup heating" and touch OK. The smaller the volume of the coffee/espresso and the thicker the ^ Select the required option and touch cup, the more important it is to pre-heat...
  • Page 24: Adjusting The Central Spout To The Correct Cup Height

    Adjusting the central spout to the correct cup height You can adjust the central spout to suit the height of the cup you are using so that the coffee or espresso will not cool down as quickly and the crema will have a better consistency than if the central spout was further away.
  • Page 25: Making Drinks

    Making drinks Espresso or coffee Dispensing a double portion You can dispense two portions into one cup or dispense two portions into two cups at the same time. To fill two cups at the same time: ^ Place a cup under the central spout. ^ Touch the sensor for the drink you want: ^ Place a cup under each coffee spout.
  • Page 26: Cancelling Preparation

    Making drinks Cancelling preparation Drinks made with ready ground coffee To cancel preparation: To make espresso or coffee using ^ Touch the drinks sensor which is lit ready ground coffee, add a portion of up, or x for drinks from "Further ground coffee to the ground coffee programmes"...
  • Page 27: Adding Ready Ground Coffee

    Making drinks Adding ready ground coffee Making drinks with ready ground coffee Use the measuring spoon supplied so that the correct amount is used. If you want to make a drink with ready ground coffee: Do not add more than one level ^ Select "Yes"...
  • Page 28: Drinks With Milk

    Making drinks Drinks with milk Stainless steel milk flask The stainless steel flask keeps milk cool Caution! Danger of burning and for longer. Good milk froth can only be scalding from the central spout. made with cold milk (– 13 °C). Liquids and steam dispensed from the spouts will be very hot.
  • Page 29 Making drinks ^ Place the milk flask on the right-hand ^ Place a container with sufficient milk side of the coffee machine. Connect beside the coffee machine on the the other end of the milk tube to the right-hand side. central spout.
  • Page 30: Preparing Hot Water

    Making drinks Preparing hot water Preparing User profile drinks You can enter individual profiles to Danger of burning and scalding cater for different tastes and on the hot water spout. The water preferences (see "User profiles"). dispensed is very hot. If you have already created your own profile, you can select this to make a drink according to your own tastes.
  • Page 31: Coffee The Way You Like It

    Coffee the way you like it You can customise your coffee machine to suit the type of coffee you To avoid damaging the grinder, are using. The "Parameters" menu , please note the following: allows you to adjust the amount of coffee that is ground, set the brew Only adjust the grinder one setting temperature and select the...
  • Page 32: Displaying And Changing The Parameters Of A Drink

    Coffee the way you like it Displaying and changing the ^ Use the arrow sensors to change the amount. parameters of a drink Then touch OK. ^ Touch ,. The setting is now saved. ^ Select the drink you want and touch Brewing temperature The current settings for the amount of The ideal brewing temperature will...
  • Page 33: Pre-Brewing

    Coffee the way you like it Pre-brewing When the pre-brewing function is switched on, the freshly ground coffee is first moistened with a little hot water. Then the remaining water is forced through the moistened coffee at high pressure. This helps release the flavour of the coffee.
  • Page 34: Portion Size

    Portion size The flavour of the coffee produced Tip: To cancel changing the portion depends not just on the type of coffee size, touch the drinks sensor which is lit up, or touch x for "Further used, but also on the amount of water used.
  • Page 35 Portion size Portion sizes for cappuccino and Portion sizes for caffé latte, hot milk latte macchiato and milk froth ^ Place a suitable vessel underneath ^ Place a suitable vessel underneath the central spout. the central spout. ^ Touch H or k until the ingredients for ^ Touch , that drink are shown in the display.
  • Page 36: Changing Portion Sizes In The "Parameters" Menu

    Portion size Changing portion sizes in the Changing the portion size for "Parameters" menu ,. different User profiles ^ Touch ,. You can set the portion size for individual drinks for each User profile. ^ Select the drink you want and touch ^ Touch {.
  • Page 37: User Profiles

    If you have allocated a profile in Tip: If you make a mistake, select the addition to the Miele standard profile, # symbol to delete the last character. you have the following options: When you have finished entering a –...
  • Page 38: Selecting A User Profile

    Miele standard profile. to the standard Miele profile. The standard Miele profile cannot be ^ Touch "Select profile" and then touch deleted. ^ Select "Delete profile" and touch OK.
  • Page 39: Changing A User Profile

    Miele standard profile automatically after each drink is dispensed, so that the Miele profile is always active when the machine is switched on or so that it retains the most recently selected profile.
  • Page 40: Settings

    Settings Changing and saving settings You can use the "Settings" menu to customise the coffee machine to suit ^ Touch X. your individual requirements. ^ Select the required setting with the arrow sensors and touch OK. Calling up the "Settings" menu ^ Use the arrow sensors to highlight ^ Touch X.
  • Page 41: Overview Of Available Settings

    Settings Overview of available settings The factory setting for each option is shown in bold. Menu option Available settings Language deutsch and other languages Country Time of day Clock format 12 h / 24 h Timer Switch on at / Switch off after (1:00) / Switch off at Activate Switch on at (Yes / No) / Switch off at (Yes / No) Eco mode...
  • Page 42: Language

    Settings Language Timer You can select a language and country The timer offers the following options: for all display texts. The coffee machine Tip: If you select the wrong language – switches on at a particular time, e.g. by mistake, you can find the in the morning for breakfast ("Switch "Language"...
  • Page 43: Eco Mode

    Settings Eco mode The programmed times will, however, remain in memory and will be Eco mode is an energy-saving mode. reactivated after manually switching the machine on again. If Eco mode is switched on, the coffee machine heats up anew before each Switch off at drink preparation, making preparation times longer.
  • Page 44: Info (Display Information)

    Settings Info (display information) Water hardness In the "Info" option you can choose to See "Setting up and using the coffee display the number of prepared machine" for information about water portions for each type of drink. hardness. You can also see whether more than 50 Display brightness portions can be dispensed before the machine needs to be descaled ("No.
  • Page 45: Factory Default

    The appliance can be presented in Please refer to the "Overview of Miele Centers of retail stores with the available settings" chart for the factory "Showroom programme". The lighting settings which are shown in bold. will come on but drinks cannot be...
  • Page 46: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care Quick guide Clean the coffee machine regularly to avoid a build-up of bacteria. Recommended frequency What do I need to clean? Daily Water container (before you turn the coffee machine Waste container off) Drip tray and drip tray cover Stainless steel milk flask Once a week Central spout with cappuccinatore...
  • Page 47: Rinsing The Appliance

    Cleaning and care Rinsing the appliance Danger of burning and scalding After a coffee has been dispensed, the on hot components or by hot liquids. machine is rinsed before it switches off. This removes any residual coffee Always allow the coffee machine to grounds.
  • Page 48: Milk Pipework

    ^ Select "Rinse milk pipework" and using the "Clean milk pipework" touch OK. maintenance programme together with the Miele cleaning agent for milk pipework. ^ When prompted, place the end of the milk tube into the right-hand aperture in the drip tray.
  • Page 49 Miele coffee machines and prevents subsequent damage. The milk pipework cleaning agent is available to order from Miele or via the internet at (depending on country). ^ Dissolve the powder in a container with 200 ml of lukewarm water. Stir the solution with a spoon until it has fully dissolved.
  • Page 50: Central Spout With Cappuccinatore

    Cleaning and care Central spout with cappuccinatore Clean the central spout cover by hand only using warm water and a little washing-up liquid. All other parts are dishwasher-safe. ^ Twist the upper section a with the holder for the milk pipework and pull it off.
  • Page 51: Milk Flask

    Cleaning and care Milk flask If the milk pipe is blocked, clean it under running water with the brush The milk flask should be taken apart supplied: and cleaned every day. ^ Insert the brush in the tube and move ^ Clean all parts by hand only using it back and forth as far as it will go hot water and a little washing-up...
  • Page 52: Water Container

    Cleaning and care Water container Drip tray cover ^ Remove the drip tray cover from the Clean the water container lid by hand only using hot water and a little drip tray. washing-up liquid. ^ The drip tray cover can be cleaned in Change the water every day to prevent the dishwasher, or by hand using a build-up of bacteria.
  • Page 53: Drip Tray And Waste Container

    Cleaning and care Drip tray and waste container ^ Push the central spout up as far as it will go. Clean the drip tray and waste container every day to avoid unpleasant smells and mildew. The waste container is located in the drip tray.
  • Page 54: Bean Container And Ground Coffee Chute

    Cleaning and care Bean container and ground Brew unit coffee chute Disconnect the coffee machine from the power supply before Disconnect the coffee machine cleaning. from the power supply before cleaning. Clean the brew unit by hand only Tip: Use a vacuum cleaner to remove using warm water.
  • Page 55 Cleaning and care ^ Push the brew unit back into the If you cannot remove the brew unit or can only do so with difficulty, the brew coffee machine, making sure it is unit is not in the correct position (See straight.
  • Page 56: Degreasing The Brew Unit

    These have been specially developed for use with Miele coffee machines and prevent subsequent damage. Miele cleaning tablets are available to order from Miele or via the internet at ^ Place a cleaning tablet in the coffee (depending on chute.
  • Page 57: Housing

    ^ Clean the appliance front with a solution of warm water and a little washing-up liquid applied with a soft sponge. Then dry all parts with a soft cloth. Tip: You can also clean the appliance front with the Original Miele all purpose microfibre cloth.
  • Page 58: Descaling The Machine

    The coffee machine prompts you when These have been specially developed it needs to be descaled. "No. of for use with Miele coffee machines and portions until appliance needs prevent subsequent damage. descaling: 50" appears in the display.
  • Page 59 Descaling the machine Miele descaling tablets are available to When "Fill the water container with fresh order from Miele or via the internet at tap water up to the descaling symbol F" appears in the display: (depending on country).
  • Page 60: Problem Solving Guide

    The manufacturer cannot be held liable for unauthorised work. If you can't remedy the problem yourself, please call Miele. Please note that a call-out charge will be applied to unnecessary service visits where the problem could have been rectified as described in these operating instructions.
  • Page 61 Problem solving guide Message Possible cause and remedy "Too much ground There is too much ready ground coffee in the ground coffee coffee" chute. If more than one level scoop of ground coffee is added to the coffee chute, the brew unit cannot process the coffee. The ground coffee will be directed into the waste container and the fault message will appear in the display.
  • Page 62 Problem solving guide Message Possible cause and remedy The brew unit cannot be positioned correctly. ^ Switch the machine off with the On/Off K sensor. "Check the brew ^ Remove and clean the brew unit (see "Cleaning and care – unit"...
  • Page 63 The mains fuse has tripped because the coffee machine, mains voltage or another appliance is defective. ^ Switch off at the wall socket and remove the plug. ^ Contact a qualified electrician or Miele. The coffee The switch-off time programmed using the timer has been machine switches reached.
  • Page 64 Problem solving guide Problem Possible cause and remedy The sensors do There is a fault inside the appliance. not react to touch. ^ Disconnect the machine from the electricity supply by The appliance switching off at the wall socket and withdrawing the plug, cannot be or switching off the mains fuse.
  • Page 65 60 °C, rinsing will not take place. rinse itself when turned on. The display lights The Demo mode of the coffee machine for Miele Centers or up but the coffee Chartered Agents has been activated. machine does not ^ Deactivate the Demo mode (see "Settings - Demo mode").
  • Page 66 Problem solving guide Problem Possible cause and remedy Drink dispensing Condensate may have built up on the control panel and starts even though accidentally started the process. a sensor has not ^ Wipe any condensate off with a soft cloth. been touched.
  • Page 67 Problem solving guide Problem Possible cause and remedy The central spout has a blockage. Coffee or espresso is not ^ Clean the coffee pipework (see "Cleaning and care - flowing out of the Rinsing the machine"). central spout, or If, having rinsed the machine, espresso or coffee still cannot coffee is only be dispensed or only flows out of one spout: being dispensed...
  • Page 68 ^ Fill the container with fresh beans. There may be stones in amongst the coffee beans. ^ Switch the coffee machine off immediately. Call Miele. Espresso or coffee The coffee is too coarsely ground. flows into the cup ^ Set the grinder to a finer setting (see "Setting the coffee...
  • Page 69 Problem solving guide Problem Possible cause and remedy The crema on the The grinder setting is not correct. coffee or espresso ^ Set the grinder to a finer or coarser setting (see "Setting is not as it should the coffee grinder"). The brewing temperature is too high for this type of coffee.
  • Page 70: Transporting The Machine

    Transporting the machine If you are not going to use the coffee machine for an extended period of Caution! Danger of burning and time, e.g. whilst on holiday, or if it scalding from hot steam coming out needs to be moved, a number of of the hot water spout.
  • Page 71: After Sales / Warranty

    Please note that telephone calls may be monitored and recorded for training purposes. Warranty For information on the machine warranty specific to your country, please contact Miele. See back of booklet for contact details.
  • Page 72: Saving Energy

    Saving energy If the default settings for "Eco mode" or Switching the machine off with the the "Timer" have been altered, energy master switch and at the wall socket consumption will increase. If the coffee machine is not going to be The message "This setting uses more used for a longer period of time, e.g.
  • Page 73: Electrical Connection

    Electrical connection All electrical work should be carried out Do not connect the machine to an by a suitably qualified and competent inverter such as those used with an person only, in strict accordance with autonomous energy source e.g. Solar current national and local safety power.
  • Page 74: Installation

    Installation Please observe the following installation If the machine is installed in a niche, instructions: the niche must provide the following minimum dimensions: Danger of overheating! Please ensure that there is adequate Height 508 mm ventilation around the machine. Width 450 mm Do not cover the machine with tea towels or similar objects whilst it is in...
  • Page 75: Appliance Dimensions

    Appliance dimensions...
  • Page 76: Technical Data

    Technical data – 0.5 Watt Current draw in standby mode (default setting): Pump pressure: max. 15 bar Through-flow heater: 1 stainless steel thermo block Appliance dimensions (W x H x 251 x 359 x 427 mm Net weight: 9.9 kg* Connection cable length: 140 cm Water container capacity:...
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