Baumatic Br508 Instruction Manual
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He BR508 Built under freezer
2 USER MANUAL FOR YOUR BAUMATIC BR508 Built under freezer NOTE: This User Instruction Manual contains important information, including safety & installation points, which will enable you to get the most out of your appliance. Please keep it in a safe place so that it is easily available for future reference. for you or any person not familiar with the operation of the appliance. DD 08/12/11
3 Contents Environmental note 4 Important safety information 5 – 6 Specifications of your freezer 7 – 8 Dimensions 7 Description of the appliance 8 Using your Baumatic freezer 9 -11 Before switching on 9 During first use 9 Switching on the appliance and setting the thermostat 10 Control Panel 11 The freezer compartment 11-14 Freezing fresh food 12 Tips on freezing 12-13 Making ice cubes 13 Freezing with fast freeze 13-14 Saving energy when using your freezer 14-15 Cleaning and maintenance 15-17 Defrosting the freezer compartment 16-17 Installation 17-25 Electrical connection 17-18 Positioning 18 Reversing the door of your appliance 18-20 Aperture dimensions 21 Adjusting the plinth/kickboard 21-22 Fitting the furniture door to the appliance 22-26 Troubleshooting 26-27 Baumatic consumables 28 Technical data 29 Contact details 30
4 Environmental note Note: Before discarding an old appliance, switch off and disconnect it from the power supply. Cut off and render any plug useless. Cut the cable off directly behind the appliance to prevent misuse. This should be undertaken by a competent person. Disable the door lock to make sure that children cannot get stuck inside the appliance.
5 Important safety information Your safety is of the utmost importance to Baumatic. Please make sure that you read this instruction booklet before attempting to install or use the appliance. If you are unsure of any of the information contained in this booklet, please contact the Baumatic Advice Line. IMPORTANT: Any installation work must be carried out by a qualified electrician or competent person. Use of the appliance o Your appliance is only designed to be used in the home. It is suitable for freezing and storing frozen food. If it is used for any other purpose or it is not used correctly, then Baumatic Ltd. will accept no liability for any damage that might be caused. o Altering the specification of the appliance must not be attempted for reasons of safety. Before using your appliance o Check the appliance for any signs of transport damage. If you notice any damage, then you should not connect your appliance to your mains supply and should contact your supplier. Refrigerant o Your appliance contains R600a refrigerant, which is a natural gas that does not contain CFCs that can damage the environment. However it is a flammable substance, therefore care should be taken: ƒ During the transportation and installation of the appliance, make sure that the refrigeration pipework does not get damaged. ƒ If it does become damaged then sources of ignition and open flames should be avoided. Also the room that the appliance is situated in should be thoroughly ventilated. o Do not place any objects on top of the appliance, as this may damage the table top.
6 Child safety o Packaging material should be kept away from children. o Children should not be allowed to touch the controls or play with the appliance. General safety o Do not pull on the power supply cable to remove the plug from your mains supply socket. o Do not pull out or insert the plug with wet hands. o Do not attempt to use your appliance outdoors or any place where it is likely to come into contact with the elements. o Before cleaning the appliance or performing maintenance work, ensure that the appliance has been disconnected from your mains supply. o Never allow the back coils of the appliance to come into contact with the wall surface. o Always ensure that the location where you are installing your appliance is free of stored items such as papers and other flammable materials. o Never block the ventilation openings of the appliance, either on the inside or its exterior. o It is vital to keep your appliance well ventilated, so that there is proper air flow between the bottom of the unit and the plinth/kick plate which it is sitting on. o Do not place electrical devices inside of the appliance, such as mixers and electric ice cream makers. Service You should not attempt to repair the appliance yourself, as this could cause injury or a more serious malfunction. If you require a service call then please contact the Customer Care Department.
7 Specifications of your freezer Dimensions of appliance Height: 818 - 868 mm Width: 596 mm Depth: 550 mm Dimensions of aperture* Height: 820 – 870 mm Width: 600 mm Depth: 560 mm (min) o Freezer star rating **** o Manual defrost o Adjustable thermostat o LED controls o Temperature rise warning indicator o Fast freeze switch o Fast freeze indicator light o 3 wire baskets o Reversible door o Door on door fittings o Adjustable feet Cubic capacities o Gross capacity: 108 litres o Net capacity: 91 litres
8 Energy efficiency class Energy class: A * Please refer to the installation instructions for more specific information on the size of aperture that you will require. IMPORTANT: When you install your appliance it is important to bear in mind its climatic rating. In order to find out the climatic rating of your appliance, you should check the rating plate. The rating plate is located on the front left edge of the inside of the fridge. You will need to open the door of your appliance to be able to find it. The rating plate will indicate the ambient temperature range that your appliance will function correctly within. Description of the appliance
9 Using your Baumatic freezer Before switching on o Make sure that it has been installed by a suitably qualified person, as per the information contained in Baumatic’s installation instructions. o After delivery, wait for eight hours before connecting the appliance to your mains supply. This will allow any refrigerant gasses that may have been disturbed during the transportation process to settle. o The outside of the appliance and the removable accessories contained within it, should be cleaned with a solution of liquid detergent and water. o The interior of the appliance should be cleaned with a solution of sodium bicarbonate dissolved in lukewarm water. The interior and accessories should be thoroughly dried, after the cleaning process has been completed. o There can be an odour when you first switch on the appliance. It will lessen as the appliance starts to cool. During first use o You should set the thermostat dial to its maximum setting for 24 hours after switching on the appliance for the first time. o When you first switch on the appliance, the compressor will run continuously for approximately 24 hours or until the freezer reaches a cool enough temperature. o During this period of time, you should try not to open the door frequently or place a large amount of food within the appliance. o You should then adjust the thermostat dial down to its normal operating position. o If the unit is switched off or unplugged, you must allow at least 5 minutes before restarting the appliance on the thermostat or connecting it to your mains supply.
10 Switching on the appliance and setting the thermostat You switch on your appliance by connecting it to your mains supply and setting the thermostat. The thermostat control knob is located at the top of the appliance. o The thermostat automatically regulates the temperature inside the freezer, depending on what number you have turned the thermostat control knob to:- o Position means that the appliance will not cool. However the light will still function. o Position will give you a higher temperature inside the freezer. o Position will give you a lower temperature inside the freezer. o Ideally the thermostat should be set to a position between to . o The freezer can cool down to -18 degrees centigrade and lower. o IMPORTANT: The ambient temperature of the room, the temperature of food and the amount of food that has been placed in the appliance and how often the door is opened, will all affect the temperature being maintained by the appliance. o On the maximum setting (position ), your freezer will work harder to maintain a lower temperature and will increase the energy usage. There is no need to run your appliance on this setting for prolonged periods. Unless you are freezing fresh food, you should have the thermostat set to position or .