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Fisher & Paykel Product Help

First Use



Checking the Appliance

After removing the packaging, make sure the product is complete. If the appliance is damaged, contact customer support.

That coffee has been used to factory test the appliance, so it is possible that there may be traces of coffee in the mill.
  • You should customise water hardness as soon as possible following the instructions in section ‘Setting water hardness’.


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1. Connect the appliance to the mains electricity supply.

2. Make sure the main switch on the side of the appliance is pressed down.

3. To select language press Left Arrow_Black.PNG or Right Arrow_Black.PNG until the flag corresponding to the required language appears on the display, then press the flag.



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Follow the instructions indicated on the appliance display:

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1. FILL TANK WITH FRESH WATER: remove the water tank. 2. Open the lid. 3. Fill with fresh water to the MAX line (marked on the inside of the tank).
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4. Close the lid and put the tank back in the appliance. 5. INSERT WATER SPOUT: Check that the steam wand is inserted on the connection nozzle.

6. Place a container underneath the spouts.


8. PressTick_Select Button for Oven.PNG the appliance will deliver water from the spout and then turn off.


  • When using the appliance for the first time, you will need to make four to five coffees, before the appliance starts to deliver a consistent level of beverage quality.
  • When using the appliance for the first time, the water circuit is empty and the appliance could be noisy. This level of noise will reduce as the circuit fills.
  • When making the first four to five coffees it is normal to hear the sound of boiling water. Following this, the noise will reduce.
  • To improve the performance of your appliance, we recommend installing a water softener filter. If your model is not provided with a filter, you can request one from Customer Care.


Turning the Appliance On

During rinsing, a little hot water comes out of the coffee spouts and is collected in the drip tray underneath. During this cycle, keep hands clear of the spout to avoid contact with the water.
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  • Before turning the appliance on, make sure the main switch is pressed.
  • Each time the appliance is turned on, it performs an automatic preheat and rinse cycle which cannot be interrupted.
  • The appliance is ready for use only after completion of this cycle.
  1. To turn the appliance on, press Power_Coffee.PNG. The message HEATING UP UNDERWAY PLEASE WAIT will appear on the display.
  2. When heating is complete, the message changes to: RINSING UNDERWAY, HOT WATER FROM SPOUTS. As well as heating the boiler, this also heats the internal circuits by circulating hot water.
  3. The appliance is ready to use when the home screen appears on the display.


Turning the Appliance Off

Whenever the coffee maker is turned off after being used, it performs an automatic rinse cycle.

  • During rinsing, a little hot water flows from the coffee spouts. Keep hands clear of the spout to avoid contact with the water.
  • Never press the main switch while the appliance is on or in stand-by mode.
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  1. To turn the appliance off, press Power_Coffee.PNG.
  2. The message TURNING OFF, PLEASE WAIT will appear on the display. The appliance will perform a rinse cycle and then go into stand-by mode.
  1. Press the main switch at the side of the appliance.
  2. To ensure that cleaning message prompts appear on the display as scheduled, we recommend leaving the coffee maker in stand-by mode. If you will not be using the coffee maker for an extended period, turn the appliance off by pressing the main switch.


Measuring & Setting Water Hardness

How frequently the appliance alerts you that a descale is required, is determined by the level of water hardness. The appliance has a default water hardness setting of 4. However, to ensure the continued high performance of your coffee maker, it is important to measure the water hardness before the first use.


Measuring Water Hardness

  1. Remove the ‘total hardness test’ indicator paper from its pack.
  2. Immerse the paper completely in a glass of water for one second.
  3. Remove the paper and shake lightly. After about a minute, a number of red squares form, which indicates the hardness of the water. Use this result to set the level of water hardness on the coffee maker. Each square corresponds to one level.
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Setting Water Hardness

  1. Press Water Hardness.PNG.
  2. Press Left Arrow_Black.PNG or Right Arrow_Black.PNG until WATER HARDNESS appears on the display.
  3. To change the level selected, press WATER HARDNESS until the required level of water hardness is displayed. (Level 1 = soft water; Level 4 = very hard water).
  4. Press BACK. The coffee maker is now programmed with the new water hardness setting.




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