Operation, First use, Daily use – ZANKER KBA 17401 SK User Manual
Insert the plug into the wall socket.
Turn the Temperature regulator clockwise to a medium
To turn off the appliance, turn the Temperature regula-
tor to the "O" position.
The temperature is automatically regulated.
To operate the appliance, proceed as follows:
• turn the Temperature regulator toward lower settings
to obtain the minimum coldness.
• turn the Temperature regulator toward higher set-
tings to obtain the maximum coldness.
A medium setting is generally the most suitable.
However, the exact setting should be chosen keeping
in mind that the temperature inside the appliance de-
• room temperature
• how often the door is opened
• the quantity of food stored
• the location of the appliance.
Important! If the ambient temperature is high or the
appliance is fully loaded, and the appliance is set to the
lowest temperatures, it may run continuously causing
frost to form on the rear wall. In this case the dial must
be set to a higher temperature to allow automatic
defrosting and therefore reduced energy consumption.
Cleaning the interior
Before using the appliance for the first time, wash the
interior and all internal accessories with lukewarm water
and some neutral soap so as to remove the typical
smell of a brand-new product, then dry thoroughly.
Important! Do not use detergents or abrasive powders,
as these will damage the finish.
Freezing fresh food
The freezer compartment is suitable for freezing fresh
food and storing frozen and deep-frozen food for a long
To freeze fresh foods it is not necessary to change the
However, for a faster freezing operation, turn the tem-
perature regulator toward higher settings to obtain the
Important! In this condition, the refrigerator
compartment temperature might drop below 0°C. If this
occurs reset the temperature regulator to a warmer
Storage of frozen food
When first starting-up or after a period out of use, be-
fore putting the products in the compartment let the ap-
pliance run at least 2 hours on the higher settings.
Important! In the event of accidental defrosting, for
example due to a power failure, if the power has been
off for longer than the value shown in the technical
characteristics chart under "rising time", the defrosted
food must be consumed quickly or cooked immediately
and then re-frozen (after cooling).
Deep-frozen or frozen food, prior to being used, can be
thawed in the refrigerator compartment or at room tem-
perature, depending on the time available for this oper-
Small pieces may even be cooked still frozen, directly
from the freezer: in this case, cooking will take longer.