Remove the 4 protection pieces inserted between lid
Warning: two of the four protection pieces must be
fitted in the seat of the condenser plastic supports,
located at the rear of the product.
This is necessary to ensure the correct distance from
Ensure that the defrosting water drainage plug (if provided) is
For best operation of the appliance and in order to avoid
damage when the lid is opened, leave a space of at least
7 cm from the rear wall and 7 cm at the sides.
Fit the accessories (if provided).
Switching on the appliance
The appliance is factory set for optimum operation at a
temperature of -18°C.
Plug in the appliance.
The green LED lights up (if provided).
Also the red LED (if provided) will switch on because the
temperature inside the appliance is not yet sufficiently low for
food storage. The red LED will normally switch off within the
first six hours after the appliance is switched on.
After connecting the appliance to the mains supply
and when the optimal temperature has been reached
(this phase takes about 1 hour during which the lid
will not open), ensure that the fast freeze button is
not pressed (the yellow LED, if provided, is off)
Place food inside the product only when the red LED
(if provided) has switched off.
Thanks to the efficient lid seal, the appliance lid will not
re-open easily immediately after closing.
Wait a few minutes before re-opening the lid of the
Use the thermostat to select the ideal storage temperature.
To adjust the internal temperature, proceed as follows:
Turn the thermostat knob
to 1 for a storage temperature that
is less cold.
Turn the thermostat knob to 6 / for a colder storage
When the appliance is only partially full, it is advisable to set
the thermostat to lower positions (towards “E”, if indicated
on the thermostat scale).
Climatic ClassAmb. T. (°C)Amb. T. (°F)
SNFrom 10 to 32From 50 to 90
NFrom 16 to 32From 61 to 90
STFrom 16 to 38From 61 to 100
TFrom 16 to 43From 61 to 110
Red LED (if provided)
: Indicates that the appliance
temperature is not sufficiently low.
Green LED (if provided)
indicates that the appliance
Yellow/orange illuminated button
activates/deactivates the fast freeze function. It lights up
when the fast freeze function is active.
The exact configuration of the controls may vary
according to the model.
BEFORE USING THE APPLIANCE
Your new appliance is designed exclusively for domestic use
and for storing frozen food, freezing fresh food and making
Regulations require that the appliance is earthed.
The manufacturer declines all liability for injury to
persons or animals and for damage to property
resulting from failure to observe the above procedures
After unpacking, make sure that the appliance is
undamaged and that the lid closes perfectly tight.
Any damage must be reported to your dealer within
24 hours after delivery of the appliance.
Wait at least two hours before switching the appliance
on in order to ensure the refrigerant circuit is fully
Installation of the appliance and electrical connections
must be carried out by a qualified electrician,
in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions and
local safety regulations.
Clean the inside of the appliance before using it.
Before connecting the appliance to the mains supply,
ensure that the voltage corresponds to that given on the
rating plate located on the rear of the appliance.
Electrical connections must be made in accordance
with local regulations.
Preparation of fresh food for freezing
Before freezing, wrap and seal fresh food in: aluminium
foil, cling film, air and water-tight plastic bags, polyethylene
containers with lids, provided they are suitable for freezing
Food must be fresh, mature and of prime quality in order
to obtain high quality frozen food.
Fresh vegetables and fruit should preferably be frozen as
soon as they are picked to maintain the full original
nutritional value, consistency, colour and flavour.
Always leave hot food to cool before placing in the
Freezing fresh food
Place foods to be frozen in direct
contact with the walls of
A) - foods to be frozen,
B) - foods already frozen.
Avoid placing foods to be frozen
in direct contact with food
For best and fastest freezing,
foods should be split into small
portions; this will also be useful
when the frozen items are to
At least 24 hours before storing fresh food in the
appliance, press the fast freeze button. For appliances
without this button, turn the thermostat to .
Place the food to be frozen and keep the lid of the appliance
closed for 24 hours. At the end of this period, switch off the
fast freeze button (if provided).
Refer to the table on the appliance (if provided)
Classification of frozen foods
Put the frozen products
into the appliance and
classify them; The
storage date should be
indicated on the packs,
to allow use within
Advice for storing
frozen food products:
Make sure that the package is intact (frozen food in
damaged packaging may have deteriorated). If the package
is swollen or has damp patches, it may not have been
stored under optimal conditions and defrosting may have
When shopping, leave frozen food purchases until last and
transport the products in a thermally insulated cool bag.
Once at home, place the frozen foods immediately in the
Avoid, or reduce temperature variations to the minimum.
Respect the best-before date on the package.
Always observe the storage information on the package.
Eat fully or partially defrosted foods immediately.
Do not refreeze unless the food is cooked after it has
thawed. Once cooked, the thawed food can be
If there is a long power failure:
Do not open the appliance lid except to place ice
packs (if provided) over the frozen foods on the right
and left of the appliance. This will slow down the rise
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