Instruction/ maintenance manual of the product ARC50X Hotpoint
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Instructions f or Installation and Use 50cm F ree Standing Electr ic Cooker 51TCW ARC50W ARC50X C358EWH EK50 EW50 T o the Installer Before installation fill in the product details on the back cover this book. The information can be found on the rating plate.
2 Contents Introduction 3 Installation 4 Safety Information 6 Features 8 Control P anel 9 Ceramic hob 10 Use of hotplates 10 Hotplates General Information Notes 11 Choosing Y our Utensils 14 Grilling .
3 Introduction Y our new appliance is guar anteed* and will give lasting service. This guar antee is only applicable if the appliance has been installed in accordance with the installation instructions detailed in this booklet. T o help make best use of y our cooking equipment, please read this booklet carefully .
4 Fig. A Installation W ARNING – THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE EARTHED . Electrical connection Electr ic cookers come without a power supply cab le. The cooker is designed to operate on an electricity supply which conforms to the electrical data shown on the Rating Plate .
5 Installation The height of the cook er can be adjusted b y means of adjustable feet in the plinth (900mm - 930mm). Adjust the f eet by tilting the cook er from the side. Then install the product into position. NO TE: This appliance must not be fitted on a platform.
6 Safety Inf ormation When used properl y y our appliance is completely safe but as with an y electrical product there are certain precautions that must be observed. PLEASE READ THE PRECA UTIONS BELOW BEFORE USING Y OUR APPLIANCE. Alwa ys l Remove all packing from inside the oven and grill compartments before switching on for the first time.
7 Safety Information Never l Never line the interior of the oven with foil as this may cause the appliance to overheat. l Never leave children unsupervised where a cooking appliance is installed as all surfaces will be hot during and after its use.
8 Features INNER GLASS DOOR CONTROL PANEL MAIN OVEN WIREWORK SHELF SUPPORTS OVEN ROD SHELVES GRILL 1700W 1200W 1200W 1700W GRILL DOOR SWITCH GRILL/MEAT PAN WITH REMOVABLE HANDLE AND WIRE FOOD SUPPORT .
9 Control P anel MAIN OVEN GRILL LEFT FRONT PLATE LEFT REAR PLATE RIGHT REAR PLATE RIGHT FRONT PLATE MAIN OVEN THERMOSTAT INDICATOR LIGHT PLATE INDICATOR LIGHT TOP OVEN/GRILL INDICATOR LIGHT Control K.
10 Ceramic Hob CAUTION: IF AT ANY TIME A CRACK IN THE SURFACE BECOMES VISIBLE, DISCONNECT THE APPLIANCE IMMEDIATELY FROM THE SUPPLY. Under no circumstances should the hob be used with aluminium foil in contact with the hob surface as damage can occur .
11 Hotplates General Information Notes CONTROL SETTINGS GUIDE This is provided only as a guide – settings also depend on the type of pan used and the quality of f ood. Knob Po si tion T ype of food 1 To m e lt bu tte r, ch o co late, et c. 1 or 2 To hea t f ood g entl y.
12 Hotplates General Information Notes THE BEST COMBINA TIONS This tab le is a general guide to the types of pan suitab le for diff erent types of hobs and cookers . Remember pans should be good quality , with smooth, flat bases. F or any fur ther information refer to manuf acturers’ instructions .
13 Hotplates General Information Notes Do Not Do not cook directly on the hob surf ace without a cooking utensil, as this will result in damage to the surf ace of the hob . Do not use the hob as a worktop surface as damage ma y occur to the smooth surf ace of the hob.
14 Choosing Y our Utensils Do not use utensils with rough bases . Do not use lightweight utensils with thin, distor ted or unev en bases. Do not use lightw eight enamelled steel utensils . Do not use cast iron utensils. Do not use utensils with recessed, scrolled or ridged bases.
15 Grilling GRILLING MUST BE DONE WITH THE GRILL DOOR OPEN. CONTROL KNOBS MA Y BECOME HOT DURING GRILLING. CA UTION: A CCESSIBLE P ARTS WILL BECOME HO T WHEN THE GRILL IS USED - CHILDREN SHOULD BE KEPT A W A Y . T o oper ate the grill proceed as follo ws: l Open the grill door .
16 Grill Chart Pre - heat the grill f or 5 minutes on maximum control setting bef ore grillino GRILL CHART F ood G r il l Se tt i n g A p p r ox im at e Co oki n g t i m e T oast i n g of Bread pr odu ct s 63 - 1 0 m i n s . Sm al l cu ts of m eat, s au sa g es , b aco n , e t c.
17 Main Oven - Fan Cooking This control s witches on the main oven. T o select Fan Cooking - T urn thecontrol clockwise and select any temperature between 100°C and Max. As the control is turned the fan will start.The main oven light will immediately come on.
18 F an Oven - Cooking Char t MEA T Note: Where times are stated, they are appro ximate only . F a n O v en - Mea t Mea t P r e- he a t Te mp e r a t u r e °C Ti m e (a pprox . ) B ee f No 160/ 18 0 25-30 m i n s pe r 450g (1 l b) + 25 m i n s ov er .
19 F an Oven - Cooking Char t B AKING Foo d F an O ve n Cooki n g Pr e - he a t Te mpe r a t ure ° C Ti me in mins . S con e s Y es 210 /220 9- 12 S m al l C ak es 170 /180 15- 2 5 V i ct or i a Sa n.
20 Using the Main Oven for Other Functions (only available on certain models) ‘S’ SLOW Setting This is used for slow cooking, keeping food warm and warming plates for short periods. Extra care should be taken when warming bone china, as it may be damaged in a hot o ven.
21 Care and Cleaning Ceramic hob T o reduce the amount of cleaning always ensure that the hob and cooking utensils are clean and dry before use. Regular use of cleaner conditioner is recommended for proper care and protection of the hob surface. Apply conditioner before using the hob for the first time.
22 Care and Cleaning CLEANING THE DOORS T ake particular care not to damage the inner surface of the door inner glass that is coated with a heat reflective lay er. Do not use scouring pads, or abrasive powder ,which will scratch the glass. Ensure that the glass panel is not subjected to any sharp mechanical blows.
23 Cooking Results Not Satisfactory? Probl em C heck Grilli n g Uneven cook ing fr ont to back Ensure t hat th e gr ill pan i s posi ti oned cent ral ly bel ow th e gr il l element . Fat sp lat ter ing Ensure t hat th e gr ill i s not set t o too hi gh a te m perat ure.
24 Something Wrong with y our Cooker? Before contacting y our nearest Service Centre/Installer , chec k the problem guide below; there ma y be nothing wrong with your cooker . Pr oblem Slight odou r or small amount of smoke when using the c ooker for the first time.
26 "No company is better positioned to offer an after sales service on a Hotpoint appliance than us - the manufacturer" As par t of our commitment to you, all Hotpoint appliances hav e the added benefit of a fully inclusive par ts and labour guarantee for the first 12 months.
27 Guarantee "Satisfaction guaranteed or your money back" We give you a unique 'satisfaction guaranteed' promise - valid for 90 days - after you have purchased your Hotpoint appliance. If there is a technical problem simply call Hotpoint Repair service or visit our web-site at www .
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