If large quantities of food are to be stored, remove
all drawers and baskets from appliance and place
For quick-freezing, push the N/S knob (C). food on cooling shelves.The
quick-freezing indicator light (B) will then light up.
Pay careful attention not to exceed load limit
stated on the side of the upper section (where
The temperature alarm light (A)applicable).
The temperature alarm light turns on automatically
whenever the temperature within the freezer rises
above a certain value which might endanger satis-Important
factory long-term conservation.If there is a power failure when food is in the
It is perfectly normal for the temperature alarm lightfreezer, do not open the door of the freezer com-
partment. The frozen food will not be affected if
to remain lit up for a short time after the freezer isthe power cut is of short duration (up to 6-8
initially turned on. It will remain lit up until the opti-
mum temperature for the conservation of frozenhours) and the freezer compartment is full, oth-
erwise, it is recommended that the food should
food is attained.be used within a short time (a temperature
increase of the frozen food shortens its safe
Freezing fresh foodstorage period).
Ice-cube productionThe 4-star compartment is suitable for
long term storage of commercially frozen food, and
for freezing fresh food.This appliance is equipped with one or more trays
To freeze fresh foods switch the quick freezing knobfor the production of ice-cubes. Fill these trays with
at least 12 hours before introducing the food intowater, then put them in the freezer compartment.
the freezer in order to ensure better freezing results.
Do not use metallic instruments to remove the
Place the food to be frozen on the upper compart-trays from the freezer.
Storage of frozen food
Deep-frozen or frozen food, prior to being used, can
be thawed in the refrigerator compartment or atWhen first starting-up or after a period out of use,
before putting the products in the compartment turn
room temperature, depending on the time availablethe quick-freezing knob to the SIÃ“ symbol at least 12
for this operation.
Small pieces may even be cooked still frozen,
directly from the freezer: in this case, cooking will
This indicate the internal temperature of the freezer.Â°C
It may indicate a temperature above -18!C when
large quantities of food are placed inside for freez-
ing or when the door is left open for a long time.