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Miele KWT 1601 Vi Operating And Installation Instructions

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Operating and Installation
Wine Storage Unit
KWT 1601 Vi
KWT 1611 Vi
en - US, CA
To prevent accidents
and appliance damage
read these instructions
installation or use.
M.-Nr. 07 682 490



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  • Page 1 Operating and Installation Instructions Wine Storage Unit KWT 1601 Vi KWT 1611 Vi en - US, CA To prevent accidents and appliance damage read these instructions before installation or use. M.-Nr. 07 682 490...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS....... . . 4 Guide to the wine storage unit ........7 Before use .
  • Page 3 Contents Installation ............35 Installation site .
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Electrical safety When using the appliance, follow basic safety precautions, including Before installation, make sure that the following: the voltage and frequency listed on the data plate correspond with the Read all instructions before household electrical supply. This data installation and use to prevent must correspond to prevent injury and accidents and machine damage.
  • Page 5 Installation and repair work should vicinity of this or any other appliance. be performed by a Miele authorized Do not use any oils or grease on the service technician. Work by unqualified door seal, as these will cause the seal...
  • Page 6 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Disposal of your old appliance Before disposing of an old appliance, first make the door latch or lock unusable. Take off the door. Leave the shelves in place so that children may not easily climb inside. Consult with your municipal policy on recycling.
  • Page 7: Guide To The Wine Storage Unit

    Guide to the wine storage unit a Circulation fans / Active charcoal filter b Wooden racks c Insulation panel to separate the upper and middle temperature zones d Bottle display rack e Control panel / Insulation panel to separate the middle and lower temperature zones f Main switch to turn the appliance On/Off g Glass door with UV filter...
  • Page 8 Guide to the wine storage unit Control panel a Access button f Long-term wine storage b Upper temperature zone g Short-term storage of white wine at a moderate temperature c Middle temperature zone h Short-term storage of red wine at a d Lower temperature zone moderate temperature e Temperature display:...
  • Page 9: Before Use

    Before use Before using for the first time Turning the appliance On/Off ^ Clean the inside of the appliance and ^ Open the appliance door. the accessories with a mild solution of warm water and liquid dish soap. Dry with a soft cloth. After installing the unit, wait at least 30 minutes before switching it on.
  • Page 10: Settings

    Settings Using the settings When a sensor button has been selected with a finger touch, it will appear yellow. ^ To turn the display lighting on or off A de-selected button will appear white. when the door is closed, touch the "display light"...
  • Page 11: Custom Settings

    Settings Custom settings In the custom settings mode you can select and change functions. The function possibilities are described in ^ To de-select a temperature zone the respective chapters of this manual. touch the sensor button for that particular zone so that it turns white, Function Display text or select another sensor button.
  • Page 12: Turning The Button Sound On/Off

    Settings ^ While holding down the X button, Turning the button sound press the access button "p" once. On/Off Keep holding the X button down until If you prefer the buttons to be silent the following appears in the display when touched, the button sound can be (approx.
  • Page 13: Turning Off For Longer Periods Of Time

    Settings Turning off for longer periods of time If the appliance is not going to be used for an extended time (for example, during a vacation) some precautions should be taken. ^ Turn the appliance off at the main switch ^ Unplug the appliance ^ Clean the interior ^ Leave the doors open to prevent...
  • Page 14: Alarm

    Alarm The appliance is equipped with an Turning the temperature alarm Off alarm system, to ensure that the As soon as the alarm condition is temperature does not rise unnoticed corrected, the alarm signal turns off because of energy loss or an open and the affected zone stops flashing in door.
  • Page 15: Optimum Temperature And Air Quality

    Optimum temperature and air quality Setting the temperature Wine will continue to mature depending on the surrounding conditions. The The factory (default) settings for the length of time which wine can be kept temperature zones are as follows: in good condition will therefore depend not only on the temperature but also on The upper temperature zone is set for the air quality.
  • Page 16 Optimum temperature and air quality Temperatures can be independently Insulation panels for thermal set in all three zones. separation The unit comes factory pre-set for white The unit has two fixed insulation panels, wine, red wine, and wine storage. to divide the interior into the three different temperature zones.
  • Page 17: Temperature Display

    Optimum temperature and air quality Temperature display The temperature display on the control panel always shows the desired temperature. The temperature display will flash if the temperature in one of the zones is too warm or too cold. Tap the X and Y sensor buttons to raise/lower the temperature 1°, or hold them down to move through the temperature range more quickly.
  • Page 18 Optimum temperature and air quality ^ While holding down the X button, Temperature unit press the access button "p" once. (Fahrenheit/Celsius) Keep holding the X button down until The temperature can be displayed in the following appears in the display degrees Fahrenheit (°F) or Celsius (°C).
  • Page 19: Humidity

    Optimum temperature and air quality Humidity Increasing or decreasing the humidity In a conventional refrigerator, the humidity levels are too low for storing The unit comes factory pre-set to high wines. High humidity levels (60 - 70 %) humidity. are very important for the storage of If you would like to use the wine unit for wine, so that the corks remain moist.
  • Page 20 Optimum temperature and air quality ^ While holding down the X button, If you have selected a higher press the access button "p" once. Keep holding the X button down until humidity setting, the fans will cut in. the following appears in the display This is to ensure that the humidity is (approx.
  • Page 21: Storing Wine

    Storing wine Storage tips Wooden racks – Always unpack bottles – do not store wine in crates or boxes. – Always lay bottles on their side for storage. This keeps the corks moist from the inside, preventing air from entering. –...
  • Page 22: Bottle Display Rack

    ^ To remove the display rack pull it up (0.75 l). and out, then attach it to the rear position on the wooden rack b. The bottles can now be stored on the wooden rack in the usual manner. Additional display racks are available from Miele.
  • Page 23: Display Lighting

    Storing wine Display lighting Duration of the display lighting The display lighting can be turned on if The display lighting is factory pre-set you wish the bottles to be lit up even to 30 minutes. when the door is closed. Turning on ^ To change this time setting, press and hold the "Display light"...
  • Page 24: Defrosting

    Defrosting During normal operation, condensate and frost can form on the rear wall of the refrigerator and drawers. You do not need to remove this build-up, it will defrost and evaporate automatically with the heat generated by the appliance.
  • Page 25: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care Before cleaning To reduce the risk of electrical shock, disconnect the appliance from the power supply by shutting off the power main, tripping the circuit breaker or unplugging the power cord before maintenance. ^ Use the main switch to turn the appliance off completely.
  • Page 26: Ventilation Slits

    Active charcoal filters ^ Check the ventilation slits regularly. Replacement filters are available Remove any dirt/dust with a vacuum from Miele. cleaner or brush. Clean as needed. Door seals Do not use any oils or grease on the door seals as these will cause the seals to deteriorate and become porous over time.
  • Page 27: Changing The Light Bulbs

    Cleaning and care Changing the light bulbs Never touch a halogen bulb with Do not remove the light covers for bare fingers. the display lighting. Should the When inserting a glass halogen lighting covers be damaged or need bulb, always hold with a soft cloth. to be removed due to damage, do not look directly or with an optical instrument at the lighting.
  • Page 28: Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently asked questions With the aid of the following guide minor problems can be corrected without a ser- vice call. Repairs should only be carried out by a qualified and trained person in strict accordance with local and national safety regulations. Unauthorized repairs could cause personal injury or machine damage and may void the warranty.
  • Page 29 If the display lighting still does not turn automatically depending on the time on after 15 minutes with the door set. See "Display lighting". closed, contact Miele Technical Ser- vice. A white coating has formed around the wine corks. The corks are made of a material which...
  • Page 30 Frequently asked questions The appliance is making noises. Issue Possible fault Solution Brrrrr... Humming noise made by the These noises are not a compressor. This noise can fault. get louder for brief periods The noise of the when the motor is switching compressor and the coolant circulating in the system is unavoidable.
  • Page 31: After Sales Service

    Miele appliance. Please note that unless expressly approved in writing by the Miele Ser- vice department, Extended Service Contracts offered by other providers for Miele products will not be recognized by Miele.
  • Page 33: Installation Instructions

    Installation instructions To prevent accidents and machine damage read these instructions before installation or use.
  • Page 34: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposal of packing materials Disposal of an old appliance The cardboard box and packing Old appliances contain materials that materials are biodegradable and can be recycled. Please contact your recyclable. Please recycle. local recycling center about the possibility of recycling these materials.
  • Page 35: Installation

    Installation Installation site In areas with a tropical climate The appliance should be installed in a (over 100°F/38°C and more than dry, well ventilated room. 70% air humidity) the wine cooler must only be operated in air Do not install the appliance: conditioned locations.
  • Page 36: Base

    The minimum thickness of the side walls and the top wall must be 5/8" If in doubt, contact Miele. (16 mm). The minimum thickness of the toe-kick Furniture/fixtures panel must be ½"...
  • Page 37: Installation Options

    "Merging Kit". The "Merging Kit" is available from The door hinge cannot be Miele. exchanged. Contact Miele or your dealer for Single column specific information about which The appliance can be installed at any combinations will work with your preferred location in the kitchen.
  • Page 38: Adjusting The Door Opening Angle (Optional Accessory)

    The "Merging Kit" will also be needed. The "Merging Kit" is available from Miele. Installation with partition without using the "Merging Kit" If there is a partition with a thickness of more than 6 "...
  • Page 39: Dimensions

    Dimensions Power supply 1. Power supply KWT 16X1 Vi 12" (305 mm) Door dimensions (open min. 90°) " (677 mm) KWT 16X1 Vi...
  • Page 40 Dimensions Niche dimensions...
  • Page 41 Dimensions...
  • Page 42: Installation

    Installation Before you begin Tools needed for installation – Cutter with adjustable blade Read these instructions completely and carefully. – Cordless screwdriver T 20 Have the appliance installed by a – Torx screwdriver T 20 qualified technician, according to – Hammer drill for drilling holes in wall the enclosed installation instructions.
  • Page 43: Before Installation

    Do not remove them, or parts may be damaged. ^ Check the appliance for damage in transit. Do not install the appliance if it is visibly damaged. If in doubt, contact Miele.
  • Page 44: Remotevision Module Installation

    Installation ^ Loosen the bracket that holds the appliance to the pallet. ^ Unscrew the screws a on the cover b and pull off the sticker c. Caution! The appliance is no ^ Remove the cover b. longer secured and may be unstable.
  • Page 45: Home Security System (Hss)

    In that case, repeat the connected to the security system of process. If that does not correct the your house, via a switching contact. problem, contact Miele. If connected, you will be immediately informed of rising temperatures in the wine cooler.
  • Page 46: Preparing The Installation Niche

    Installation Preparing the installation niche Keep the appliance doors closed until it is securely fastened in the niche. Tipping hazard. ^ Choose the desired switching contact and connect according to alarm system requirements. If the installation niche is deeper than Output of the Home Security System on the appliance, a solid wooden beam a the electronic board:...
  • Page 47 Installation Anti-tip-brackets The anti-tip brackets help keep the appliance safely secured to the installation niche to prevent tipping. Two anti-tip brackets are recommended for each appliance or appliance combination (side-by-side). ^ Drill pilot holes: – 1/8" (3 mm) for the 5 x 60 mm wood screws –...
  • Page 48 Installation Securing an alternative anti-tip – The beam must cover the appliance by at least 2" (50.8 mm). device ^ Mark the installation height (lower If the anti-tip brackets cannot be attached securely, an alternative edge of the beam) on the rear wall of anti-tip device can be used.
  • Page 49: Sliding The Appliance Into The Installation Niche

    Installation Sliding the appliance into the The plug of the appliance should be installation niche easily accessible after installation. If the plug is not accessible after the appliance has been installed, disconnection from the power supply should be completed via the circuit breaker.
  • Page 50: Aligning The Appliance

    Installation Aligning the appliance A mark is located on the appliance base and is used as a standard gauge ^ Align the appliance with the custom for height adjustment. When adjusting front. the height, align this mark at 1 " (32 mm) above the floor.
  • Page 51: Attaching The Appliance To The Installation Niche

    Installation Note: If there is no way to attach the top of the appliance, it can be attached to the – Do not twist or jam the appliance sides of the installation niche. inside the niche. When unscrewing ^ Pull out the plate side lugs i. the height-adjustable feet, proceed gradually, alternating between left and right.
  • Page 52 Installation ^ Place the second filler strip on the peg and press both filler strips together. ^ Insert both filler strips into the installation space above the appliance, until they click into place. ^ If necessary, shorten the filler strip j to the required height.
  • Page 53: Preparing The Custom Door

    Installation Preparing the custom door ^ Open the appliance door. ^ Unscrew the installation supports n ^ Measure the distance X between the from the appliance door. bracket and the overhead ^ Loosen the remaining screws from furniture/fixtures. the strips o on each side of the door, ^ Loosen the two nuts.
  • Page 54: Attaching And Aligning The Custom Door Front

    Installation When performing any work on the custom door, always observe the following: – Always select the best load-bearing surface of the custom door as the location for screws. – Select a screw length that is shorter than the thickness of the door front. Attaching and aligning the custom door front ^ Mark the distance X on the back-side...
  • Page 55 Installation Attaching the covers ^ Adjust the custom door to adjacent furniture/fixtures. ^ Align the custom door with the double-threaded bolts. ^ Tighten the nuts on the adjusting rail. This will correct the side alignment of ^ To mount the cover strips on both the door.
  • Page 56 Installation Attaching the toe-kick cover The maximum height of the toe-kick cover is 4" (102 mm) from the top of the floor. Do not cover ventilation slits in the plinth. Risk of damage to the appliance. ^ If required, cut the toe-kick cover to the required length and height.
  • Page 57 Installation ^ Remove the foil from the adhesive strips. ^ Attach a toe-kick cover to the plinth. ^ Cut the cover strips (long for the Attaching the cover strips sides of the door) to the required length X. ^ Push the cover strips on the into the gap between the furniture door and glass pane.
  • Page 58 Installation Mounting the air separator The air separator keeps the supply and exhaust air separate. This prevents warm exhaust air from flowing into the machine, optimizing the energy performance of the unit. ^ Position the air separator in the center of the appliance door. ^ From below, screw the air separator firmly onto the door with the 2 screws.
  • Page 59: Electrical Connection

    If there are any questions regarding the electrical connection of this appliance to the power supply, please consult a licensed electrician or call the Miele Technical Service. U1-800-999-1360 V1-800-565-6435...
  • Page 60: Remotevision (Optional Accessory)

    'virtual link' between your following requirements appliance and our monitoring center. If – A wireless router that supports an a fault occurs, Miele's client service IEEE 802.11b protocol center will be notified and contact you, ® or another trusted individual identified –...
  • Page 61: Accessing The Remotevision Control Panel

    RemoteVision (optional accessory) ^ Tap the X button until ; appears in Accessing the RemoteVision the display. control panel ^ Touch the access button "p" to confirm. See the table on the following page for a description of each setting in the ^ Touch the access button "p"...
  • Page 62 RemoteVision (optional accessory) MasterCool control panel options for RemoteVision Status indicators Description of function Flashing ; ~ Module booting phase Flashing ; ‡ Not connected to network Flashing ; | Connection to network established, no IP address assigned Solid Connected to network Flashing ;...
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