Tefal Equinox Soup Maker user manuals

Reference : BL54E830

Instructions & Manual
Frequent questions
• For Easy Soup models ("creamed soup" program):
The device heats for 10 minutes to 100°C, then maintains the temperature for 10 minutes.
At the end of the program, the device mixes 5 times according to the following cycle: 20sec of mixing and 10sec of rest.

• For Daily Soup LM540 models ("smooth soup" program):
The device heats during 10min to 100°C, it makes 2 mixes of 5 sec after 11 and 15min, the device maintains the temperature at 100°C.
At the end of cooking, the device mixes 4 times according to the following cycle: 25sec of mixing and 10sec of rest, then mixes one last time during 17sec.

• For Daily Soup LM542 models ("smooth soup" program):
The device heats for 10min to 100°C, then maintains the temperature for 10min.
At the end of the program, the device mixes 5 times according to the following cycle: 20sec of mixing and 10sec of rest.
The device does not mix in this program, you can cut the vegetables at your convenience.
The cooking time is fixed:
• 25min for Easy Soup and Daily Soup LM542 models.
• 28min for Daily Soup LM540 models.
It is not advisable to open the device as programming may be lost.
Indeed, the motor unit which is the mastermind of the device is no longer powered when the device is opened (loss of programming data).
You can increase the quantities by taking care to respect the maximum level of the bowl.
The device is not recommended for making crushed ice. Do not use frozen products.
You can reduce the quantities by taking care to respect the minimum level of the bowl.
For soup programs, milk or cream should not be added at the beginning of the recipe.
It can be incorporated at the end of the program. Use the "blend" or "smoothie" function to mix without heating.
If the bottom of the bowl has traces of white lime scale:
• Pour a ladle of white vinegar (about 100 ml) into the bowl and leave for 1 hour.
• Then empty the bowl and rinse all parts with clear water.
• Soak for 1 hour (water + washing-up liquid).
• Remove the deposit with a spatula or wooden spoon.
• After emptying the bowl, rub the bottom of the bowl with the abrasive side of the sponge.
• If traces remain, use a steel wool.

You can use lemon juice, white vinegar or a dishwasher tablet dissolved in water (let it work for the necessary time).
The bowl is not dishwasher safe. Do not immerse the bowl.
To clean the bowl properly, use a sponge with water and dishwashing liquid. You can use the abrasive side of the sponge.
The motor unit is not dishwasher safe. It must not be submerged.
To clean the motor unit properly:
• Hold it upright and slightly inclined.
• Use a sponge with water and washing-up liquid on the lower knife side.
• You can rinse the block under a stream of water, being very careful not to get water inside the electrical connector.
Use a well wrung out sponge, then wipe with a dry cloth.
Warning: do not use the abrasive side of the sponge.
Soak the parts in white vinegar for 1 hour. Then rinse thoroughly.
After following the instructions in the user manual for starting the appliance, make sure that your electrical socket is working by plugging another appliance. If it still does not work, do not try to dismantle or repair the appliance yourself, instead, take it to an approved repair centre
Do not use your appliance. To avoid any danger, have it replaced by an approved repair centre.
The overflow sensor has triggered the safety, there are 2 possibilities:
1) The liquid quantity is higher than the maximum level. In this case, reduce the amount of ingredients.
2) The sensor is dirty, it is necessary to clean it before restarting the program.
This phenomenon is normal, the steam is released between the engine block which is waterproof and the bowl so that the assembly does not build up pressure.
Sometimes a few drops may form on the work surface due to condensation.
If you have opened the device during the cooking process for a soup recipe, for example, it is imperative to check that there is enough water left.
Complete if necessary, close the device and restart the automatic program.

If you have opened the device during mixing and the result is not satisfactory, close the device and run a "Smoothie" program.
This is a temporary phenomenon, which has no effect on the lifetime of your device. It will fade or disappear after some use and cleaning (see "Cleaning the appliance").
Your appliance contains valuable materials which can be recovered or recycled. Leave it at a local civic waste collection point.
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