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Changing and setting menu parameters

When the appliance is ready, you can use the internal menu to modify the following parameters and functions:

  • Choose language
  • Rinsing
  • Shut-off time
  • Set clock
  • Start time
  • Auto-start
  • Temperature
  • Water hardness
  • Coffee quantity
  • Descale
  • Reset to default
  • Statistics
  • Install filter
  • Reset filter
  • Buzzer
  • Contrast

Setting the language

To change the language on the display, proceed as follows:

  1. Press the  icon (B2) to enter the menu. "CHOOSE LANGUAGE" is displayed.
  2. Press the OK icon (B9).
  3. Press the  icons (B7) and (B8) until the required language is displayed.
  4. Press the OK icon (B9) to confirm.
  5. Press the ESC icon (B6) to exit the menu.

If you choose the wrong language, you can access the menu directly to modify the parameter. 

  1. Press the  icon button (B2) for at least 7 seconds until the appliance displays the various languages.
  2. Choose the required language as described in the section "Using the appliance for the first time".

Rinsing

This function enables you to obtain hotter coffee. Proceed as follows:

  • When you turn the appliance on, if you want to make a small cup of coffee (less than 60 cc), preheat the cup by rinsing it with hot water.
  • If on the other hand more than 2/3 minutes have passed since the last coffee was made, before requesting another coffee, you must preheat the brewing unit by:
  1. first pressing the  icon (B2) to enter the menu
  2. then the  icons (B7) and (B8) to select the "RINSING" function.
  3. press the OK icon (B9). “RINSING... PLEASE CONFIRM” is displayed.
  4. press the OK icon (B9) again. Deliver the water into the underlying drip tray or alternatively use this water to fill (and then empty) the cup to be used for the coffee to preheat it.

Changing the length of time the appliance remains on

The appliance is set by default to go off automatically 30 minutes after the last coffee has been made. To change this interval (max. 120 min), proceed as follows:

  1. Press the  icon (B2) to enter the menu and then the  icons (B7) and (B8) until “SHUT-OFF TIME” is displayed.
  2. Press the OK icon (B9) to confirm 
  3. Press the  icons (B7) and (B8) to set the time after which the appliance will go off  (after 1/2 hour, 1 hour, 2 hours).
  4. Press the OK icon (B9) to confirm.
  5. Press the ESC icon (B6) to exit.

Setting the clock

  1. Press the  icon (B2) to enter the menu and then the  icons (B7) and (B8) until "SET CLOCK" is displayed.
  2. Press the OK icon (B9).
  3. Use the   icons (B7) and (B8) to set the hour, then press the OK icon (B9) to confirm.
  4. Use the  icons (B7) and (B8) to set the minutes, then press the OK icon (B9) to confirm.
  5. Press the ESC icon (B6) to exit the menu.

Setting auto-start time

This function programmes the time the machine will come on automatically.

  1. Make sure the clock on the appliance has been set.
  2. Press the  icon (B2) to enter the menu and then the  icons (B7) and (B8) until "START TIME" is displayed.
  3. Press the OK icon (B9).
  4. Use the   icons (B7) and (B8) to set the auto-start time, then press the OK icon (B9) to confirm.
  5. Use the  icons (B7) and (B8) to set the minutes, then press the OK icon (B9) to confirm.
  6. Press the  icons (B7) and (B8) to activate the auto-start function until “AUTO START” is displayed. 
  7. Press the OK icon (B9) to confirm. The  symbol appears on the display.
  8. Press the ESC icon (B6) to exit the menu.
  9. To deactivate the automatic start-up function, press the  (B2) icon, then press the  (B7) and (B8) icons until the appliance displays the message “AUTO START-UP”.  Press the OK (B9) icon. “CONFIRM” will appear on the display. Press “ESC” to deactivate and the  symbol will disappear.

Changing coffee temperature

To change coffee temperature, proceed as follows:

  1. Press the  icon (B2) to enter the menu and then the  icons (B7) and (B8) until “TEMPERATURE” is displayed.
  2. Press the OK icon (B9).
  3. Press the  icons (B7) and (B8) to select the required coffee temperature from low, medium and high.
  4. Press the OK button (B9) to confirm the temperature selected.
  5. Press the ESC icon (B6) to exit the menu.

Setting water hardness

The operating period can be extended if required, making descalling less frequent by programming the machine on the basis of the real lime content in the water used.
Proceed as follows:

  1. Remove the "Total Hardness Test" strip (attached to this manual) from its packaging then dip it fully in the water for a few seconds, Then remove and wait about 30 seconds (until it changes colour and forms red squares).
  2. Turn the appliance on by pressing the ON/OFF/stand-by button (A7).
  3. Press the  icon (B2) to enter the menu and then the  icons (B7) and (B8) until “WATER HARDNESS” is displayed. 
  4. Press the OK icon (B9).
  5. Press the  icons (B7) and (B8) until the number coincides with the number of red squares on the test strip (for example, if there are 3 red squares on the test strip, select the message “WATER HARDNESS 3” .
  6. Press the OK icon (B9) to confirm. The coffee maker is now programmed to provide the descale warning when actually necessary.

Changing the quantity of coffee

For instructions on programming coffee, see section 'Making coffee using coffee beans'.

Changing the quantity of hot water

For instructions, see section 'Making coffee using pre-ground coffee'.

Descaling

  • Failure to descale the appliance regularly voids the warranty.
  • Descaler contains acids. Respect the safety warnings provided by the manufacturer and given on the descaler pack.
  • Use the descaler recommended by the manufacturer only. Use of other descalers voids the warranty. Failure to descale the appliance as described also voids the warranty.
  • Before descaling, make sure the water softener filter has been removed.
  1. Make sure the machine is ready;
  2. Press the  icon (B2) to enter the menu and then the  icons (B7) and (B8) until “DESCALE” is displayed.
  3. Press the OK icon (B9) and the appliance displays “DESCALE PLEASE CONFIRM”.
  4. Press the OK icon (B9). The message “ADD DESCALER PLEASE CONFIRM” is displayed.
  5. Empty the tank of water, pour the contents of the descaler bottle into the tank respecting the instructions given on the descaler pack, then add water up to the MAX level marked on the water tank. Position a container with a capacity of about 2 litres under the hot water spout.
  6. Press the OK icon (B9). Descaler flows out of the hot water spout into the container below.  The appliance displays: “DESCALING”.
  7. The descale programme automatically performs a series of deliveries and pauses.
  8. After about 30 minutes “DESCALE COMPLETE PLEASE CONFIRM” is displayed.
  9. Press the OK icon (B9). “RINSING PLEASE CONFIRM” is displayed.
  10. Empty the water tank, rinse to eliminate descaler residues, then fill with clean water.
  11. Replace the tank full of clean water. “RINSING PLEASE CONFIRM” is displayed again.
  12. Press the OK icon (B9) again. Hot water flows out of the spout into the container below and “RINSING” is displayed.
  13. Wait until “RINSING COMPLETE PLEASE CONFIRM” is displayed.
  14. Press the OK icon (B9). “DESCALE COMPLETE” is displayed, then “FILL TANK”. Fill the tank again with clean water.
  15. The descale programme is now terminated and the appliance is ready to make coffee again.

If descaling is interrupted before completion, the process must be begun again from the beginning.

 Resetting default values (reset)

It is possible to reset all the settings to their default values. Proceed as follows:

  1. Press the  icon (B2) to enter the menu and then  the icons (B7) and (B8) until “RESET TO DEFAULT” is displayed. 
  2. Press the OK icon (B9) and the appliance displays “RESET TO DEFAULT PLEASE CONFIRM”.
  3. Press the OK button (B9) to reset the default values.

Statistics

This displays statistics relating to the machine.
To display, proceed as follows:

  1. Press the  icon (B2) to enter the menu and then the  icons (B7) and (B8) until “STATISTICS” is displayed. 
  2. Press the OK icon (B9).
  3. Press the  icons (B7) and (B8) to verify:
  • How many coffees have been made.
  • How many times the machine has been descaled.
  • The total number of litres of water delivered. 
  1. Press the ESC icon (B6) once to exit the function or twice to exit the menu.

Buzzer

This activates or deactivates the buzzer emitted by the machine each time an icon is pressed or an accessory is inserted/removed.

  1. Press the  icon (B2) to enter the menu and then the  icons (B7) and (B8) until “BUZZER” is displayed.
  2. Press the OK icon (B9). “BUZZER PLEASE CONFIRM” is displayed.
  3. Press the ESC icon (B6) to disable or the OK icon (B9) to enable the buzzer.
  4. Press the ESC icon (B6) to exit the menu.

Adjusting contrast

To increase or reduce the contrast of the display, proceed as follows:

  1. Press the  icon (B2) to enter the menu and then the  icons (B7) and (B8) until “CONTRAST” is displayed.
  2. Press the OK icon (B9).
  3. Press the  icons (B7) and (B8) until the required display contrast is reached. The progressive bar indicates the level of contrast selected.
  4. Press the OK icon (B9) to confirm.
  5. Press the ESC icon (B6) once to exit the function or twice to exit the menu.

Water Filter

For instructions on the water softener filter, see the section "Installing the filter".

Turning the appliance off

Each time the appliance appliance is turned off, it performs an automatic rinse cycle which cannot be interrupted.

During rinsing, a little hot water flows from the coffee spouts. Avoid contact with splashes of water.

To turn the appliance off, press the ON/OFF button (A7). The appliance performs the rinse cycle then goes off.

If the appliance is not used for an extended period, place the main switch on the back of the appliance in the 0 position (A23).

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