Having bought a pre-owned Sony FM stereo tuner through eBay, it came without any manuals. It soon became clear that to get the best from this excellent tuner I needed a decent manual because much of the operation was not intuitive to a newboy to hi fi like me. I managed to download the official Sony multi-lingual manual from Owner-Manuals.com with no problem at all - a really quick and easy service. I'm very glad I did because I found out all the operations of the tuner and was then able to not only set it up quickly but also to get much more from it that poke-and-hope trialling would ever achieve. In my book $4.99 very well spent.
This manual is immaculate in it's accuracy. Everything is written very clearly and easy to understand. Written by a professional who wants to convey a clear and easy to understand message!!
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Halogene cooking zone The halogene cooking zone is heated up very rapidly compared to the normal one-circuit cooking zone. It can be compared with a gas cooking zone, without having its inconveniences. When switched on the halogene lamps immediately effect their full heating power. Use the halogene cooking zone to heat up food quickly.
Residual heat indicator Each cooking zone is related to one indicator. The warning lamp lights up when the surface of the corresponding cooking zone reaches a temperature which could cause burning. This lamp remains lit after the heated-up area has been switched off as long as the residual heat of the corresponding cooking surface can cause burnings. The light will only extinguish when there is no more danger (temperature below 50Â°C). The remaining heat should be used to get food readycooked or keep food warm.
Specially tested cooking and frying pans for ceramic hobs exist. Pay attention to the according sign. Cooking pans with aluminium or copper bottoms are unsuitable for use. These materials can cause stains that can not be removed anymore. The following advice should be considered to achieve an optimal energy consumption as well as to avoid that overboiling food can be burnt onto the cooking zones. Bottom of pans: Cooking and frying pans should have a flat and solid base. A base with rough edges can scratch and leave abrasion marks on the ceramic surface! Ask for electric cooking pans. Size of pans: Pan or pot diameters should be a little bit larger than the diameter of the cooking zone. Lid of pans: A lid prevents heat to escape.