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Danby DMW101KSSDD Microwave Oven User Manual


Danby DMW101KSSDD Microwave Oven User Manual



  1. Read and follow the specific “Precautions to Avoid Possible Exposure to Excessive Microwave Energy” on page
  2.  Connect only to a properly grounded outlet. See “Grounding Instructions” section on page 5.
  3. Do not operate this appliance if it has a damaged power cord or plug, if it is not working properly, or if it has been damaged or dropped.
  4. Do not cover or block any openings on the appliance.
  5. Use this appliance only for its intended use as described in this manual. Do not use corrosive chemicals or vapors in this appliance.
  6. This microwave oven is specifically designed to heat, dry or cook food, and is not intended for laboratory or industrial use.
  7.  Some products such as whole eggs and sealed containers – for example, closed glass jars- may explode and should not be heated in this oven.
  8.  Do not store this appliance outdoors.
  9.  Do not use this product near water-for example, in a wet basement, near a swimming pool or near a sink.
  10.  Keep power cord away from heated surfaces.


Arcing is the microwave term for sparks in the oven.

  • Metal or foil touching the side of the oven.
  • Foil not molded to food (upturned edges act like antennae).
  • Metal, such as twist-ties, poultry pins, or gold-rimmed dishes, in the microwave.
  • Recycled paper towels containing small metal pieces being used in the microwave.


  • Only cook popcorn in your microwave oven using a special microwave popcorn accessory dish, unless you use popcorn labeled for use in microwave ovens.
  •  Some products- such as whole eggs (with shell), sealed containers, and closed jars – will explode and should not be heated in this microwave oven. Heating these products in the microwave oven could result in injury.
  • Do not boil eggs in a microwave oven. Pressure will build up inside egg yolk and will cause it to burst, possibly resulting in injury.
  •  Operating the microwave with no food inside may cause damage to the oven and could start a fire. It increases the heat around the magnetron and can shorten the life of the oven.
  •  Foods with unbroken outer “skin” such as potatoes, hot dogs, sausages, tomatoes, apples, chicken livers and
    other giblets, and egg yolks should be pierced to allow steam to escape before cooking.

Make sure all cookware used in your microwave oven is suitable for microwaving. 

  •  If you use a meat thermometer while cooking, make sure it is safe for use in microwave ovens.
  •  Do not use recycled paper products. Recycled paper towels, napkins, and waxed paper can contain metal flecks which may cause arcing or ignite.
  •  Not all plastic wrap is suitable for use in microwave ovens. Check the package for proper use.
  • Some styro foam trays have a thin strip of metal embedded in the bottom. When microwaved, the metal can burn the floor of the oven, or ignite a paper towel.


  1. Check the microwave for any damage, such as misaligned or bent door, damaged door seals and sealing surface, broken or loose door hinges and latches, and dents inside the cavity or on the door. If there is any damage, do not operate the oven but contact a qualified service personnel.
  2.  This microwave oven must be placed on a flat, stable surface to hold its weight.
  3.  Do not place the microwave oven where heat, moisture, or high humidity are generated, or near combustible materials.
  4. For correct operation, the microwave oven must have sufficient air flow. Allow 20 cm of space above the microwave oven, 10 cm at back and 5 cm at both sides. Do not cover or block any openings on the appliance. Do not remove the feet on which the microwave oven stands.
  5.  Do not operate the oven without glass tray, roller support, and shafts in their proper positions.
  6.  Make sure that the power supply cord is undamaged and does not run under the microwave oven or over any hot or sharp surfaces.
  7.  The socket must be readily accessible so that it can be easily unplugged in an emergency




  1. Oven Window: Screen allows cooking to be viewed while keeping microwave energy confined in oven.
  2.  Turntable Shaft
  3.  Roller Ring
  4.  Removable Glass Turntable: Turntable and support must be in place when using the oven.
  5.  Control Panel
  6. Electronic Display


  • MENU ACTION SCREEN: Cooking time, power, indicators and current time are displayed.
  • QUICK COOK BUTTONS: Instant settings to cook popular foods.
  •  POWER LEVEL: Used to set power levels other than high.
  • TIMER: Timer functions independently, even while a cooking program is in process.
  •  COOK: Use for multi-stage cooking. Enables cooking at multiple power and
    time settings automatically.
  •  COOK BY WEIGHT: Programmed cooking based on weight of foods cooked.
  •  DEFROST BY WEIGHT: Programmed defrosting based on the weight of the foods to be defrosted.
  •  SPEED DEFROST: Quick defrost function that alternates defrost and stand times to quickly and effectively defrost foods.
  •  NUMBER PADS (0-9): Touch to set time or amount.
  • CLOCK: Sets current time.
  •  RESET: Clears all previous settings.
  • START/STOP: Touch to start or stop cooking.



  1. Press “CLOCK”.
  2. Press the number keys and enter the current time. For example, to set 12:10, press “1, 2, 1, 0” in turn.
  3. Press “CLOCK” to finish clock setting.


  1.  Press “TIMER”.
  2.  Press the number keys and enter the timer time (the maximum cooking time is 99 minutes and 99 seconds).
  3.  Press “START/STOP”.


  • Press TIMER pad and then press RESET to cancel TIMER during timing process.


  1. Use the number pads to set a cooking time. You can set a cooking time from one second to 99 minutes and 99 seconds.
  2.  If you want to set a power level other than 100% power, touch POWER LEVEL and then use the number pads to enter the power level desired.
  3.  Touch START/STOP to start cooking.


  1.  Touch SPEED DEFROST.
  2.  Enter desired defrosting time by touching corresponding number pads.
  3.  Touch START/STOP.


  •  The longest valid defrosting time is 99 min., 99 sec.
  • After time has elapsed, signal sounds and END appears in the display. Touch any pad or open the door to clear END before starting another cooking function.


  1. Press COOK BY WEIGHT.
  2.  Enter the one digit (See Table 1) code by touching the correct number pads.
  3. Enter weight.
  4. Touch START/STOP
1Beef5 lbs. 16 oz.
2Mutton5 lbs. 16 oz.
3Pork5 lbs. 4 oz.


  2.  Enter weight.
  3.  Touch START/STOP


Touching some of the internal components can cause serious personal injury or death. Do not disassemble this

WARNING :Electric Shock Hazard Improper grounding can result in electric shock.


  1. Turn off the oven and remove the power plug from the wall socket before cleaning.
  2. Keep the inside of the oven clean.When food splatters or spilled liquids adhere to oven walls,wipe with a damp cloth. Avoid the use of spray and other harsh cleaners as they may stain, streak or dull the door surface.
  3.  The outside surfaces should be cleaned with a damp cloth. To prevent damage to the operating parts inside the oven, water should not be allowed to seep into the ventilation openings.
  4. Wipe the window on both sides with a damp cloth to remove any spills or spatters.
  5. Do not allow the control panel to become wet. Clean with a soft, damp cloth.When cleaning the control panel, leave oven door open to prevent oven from accidentally turning on.
  6.  If steam accumulates inside or around the outside of the oven door, wipe with a soft cloth.
  7.  It is occasionally necessary to remove the glass tray for cleaning. Wash the tray in warm sudsy water or in a
  8. Remove odors from your oven by combining a cup of water with the juice and skin of one lemon in a deep
    bowl, microwave for 5 minutes. Wipe thoroughly and dry with a soft cloth.
  9.  When it becomes necessary to replace the oven light, please consult a dealer to have it replaced.
  10.  When cleaning surfaces of door and oven that comes together on closing the door, use only mild, non abrasive soaps or detergents applied with a sponge or soft cloth.


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