before using your Kenwood
This appliance is not intended for
use by persons (including children)
Read these instructions carefully
with reduced physical, sensory or
and retain for future reference.
mental capabilities, or lack of
Remove all packaging and any
experience and knowledge, unless
they have been given supervision or
instruction concerning use of the
appliance by a person responsible
for their safety.
Your kettle has a dual voltage
Children should be supervised to
on the underside
ensure that they do not play with
of the kettle. Always check
that you have selected the
Only use the appliance for its intended
correct voltage before using
domestic use. Kenwood will not
accept any liability if the appliance is
Always use the filter and never
subject to improper use, or failure to
overfill - boiling water may splash
comply with these instructions.
before plugging in
Avoid contact with steam coming
Make sure your electricity supply is
out of the spout area when pouring
the same as the one shown on the
and out of the lid or spout area
underside of your kettle.
The JKP250 travel kettle is of class
Never let the cord hang down
1 construction and should only be
where a child could grab it.
used in an EARTHED socket. Any
Always unplug your kettle
travel plug adapter used MUST
when not in use.
provide an earth connection.
Never put the kettle, cord or plug in
Important - UK only
Never use a damaged appliance.
The wires in the cord are coloured
Get it checked or repaired: see
Green and Yellow = Earth
'service and customer care'.
Caution: Do not operate the kettle
Blue = Neutral
Brown = Live.
on an inclined surface.
The appliance must be protected
Make sure the lid is secure before
switching the kettle on.
by a 13A approved (BS1362) fuse.
WARNING: THIS APPLIANCE
Warning: Do not open the lid while
the water is boiling.
MUST BE EARTHED.
Take care when opening the lid -
droplets of hot water may be
For non-rewireable plugs the fuse
Make sure the kettle is switched off
cover MUST be refitted when
replacing the fuse. If the fuse cover
before lifting or pouring.
Unplug the kettle before filling or
is lost then the plug must not be
used until a replacement can be
obtained. The correct fuse cover is
Never put the kettle near or on
cooker hot plates or gas burners.
identified by colour and a
replacement may be obtained from
This kettle is for boiling water only.
your Kenwood Authorised Repairer
If a non-rewireable plug is cut off it
must be DESTROYED
IMMEDIATELY. An electric shock
hazard may arise if an unwanted
non-rewireable plug is inadvertently
inserted into a 13A socket outlet.
This appliance conforms to EC
If you experience problems
directive 2004/108/EC on
with your kettle switching on
Electromagnetic Compatibility and
and off during use or
EC regulation no. 1935/2004 of
switching off before boiling,
27/10/2004 on materials intended
check that the flat element
for contact with food.
is free from scale - see
before using for the first
Take care when using the cups
and do not overfill above the inner
Remove the cups and spoons from
rim (approx. 200mls).
Your kettle is fitted with a filter to
Fill to 'MAX', boil, then pour the
hold back limescale particles.
water away. Repeat 2 to 3 times.
If you find drops of water under
Wash the cups and spoons and
your kettle, don't worry - it is just
If you switch on with too little
water, your kettle will cut out
lid release catch
automatically. Switch off, unplug
and let it cool down before re-
filling. When it has cooled down,
water level windows
the switch will reset itself.
care and cleaning
Before cleaning, unplug your kettle
dual voltage selector
and let it cool down.
The cups and spoons can be
to use your travel jug
placed in the kettle for compact
Wrap the cord around the kettle
1 Remove the cups and spoons from
and secure using the cord clip
2 Select the required voltage by
Wipe with a damp cloth, then dry.
turning the selector control
Do not use abrasives - they will
Always check that you have
scratch the plastic surfaces.
selected the correct voltage
before using the kettle.
Even though your kettle comes
3 Fill the kettle through either the
with a filter, you still need to clean
spout or lid. To open the lid, pull
the inside (and the filter) regularly.
back the lid release catch
water level must be between
'MAX' and 1 cup (200mls).
1 To open the lid, pull back the lid
Be economical: do not boil more
water than you need.
2 Unclip and slide out the filter
To improve the quality of your
3 either rinse under the tap or use
drinks always use fresh water.
a soft brush.
Empty the kettle after each use.
or when descaling your kettle,
4 Check the lid is closed.
drop the filter in too. Rinse
5 Plug in and switch on. The
will come on.
4 Replace the filter by locating the
6 Your kettle will boil and switch off
front of the filter into the spout area
automatically. To re-boil, wait a few
and then clip into place
seconds - the on/off switch needs
time to reset.