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Instructions for the obsolete but still quite widely owned Hinari MX707TC are extremely hard to find, although an owner's manual for the very similar MX708TC is available from tradebit for £6.99. I thought I would be public-spirited and post the basics - especially as the child-lock mechanism for these two models is unlike any other, and some people have been reduced to throwing their machines out because they had locked them accidentally and couldn't find out how to unlock them again.
Much of the information given here is taken from a ciao review of the MX708CT, some from the Amazon advert for the MX707CT, some from YAHOO! ANSWERS and some from the MX708TC manual.
Power Consumption: 1200 Watts
Power Output: 800 Watts
Voltage: 240 volts
Operating Frequency: 2450 MHz
Oven capacity: 20 litres (0.7 cu ft.)
Outside dimensions (mm): 288h x 458l x 370d
Oven capacity dimensions: 203h x 282l x 271d
Energy Rating: E (maff rating)
This easy-to-use microwave from Hinari gives you 800 watts of microwave power and has a 0.7 cubic foot interior (20 litres) that makes it ideal for everything from reheating meals to cooking vegetables and meat or heating drinks. With a stylish white finish this microwave will be at home in anyone's kitchen. It has all the standard features that you would expect including touch control operation, 5 variable power levels including defrost and a 99 minute timer. It also has additional features including auto weight defrost for taking the guess-work out of defrosting meats, poultry and seafood, express cooking, delay start, digital clock, a child safety lock for keeping curious little hands safe and a dishwasher-safe glass turntable.
Weight Defrost - selects the correct defrosting time for a given weight of meat. Press the Weight Defrost key once for mammal meat (D1), twice for poultry (D2) or three times for seafood (D3). Enter the weight (in grams) on the number-pad and press Start and the microwave calculates how long it will take automatically. You can open the door while it is running and it will resume once you close it again.
Jet Defrost - this is the more conventional version of defrosting in that you press it once, enter the required time on the number pad in minutes and seconds (so e.g. five minutes is 500) and then press Start.
Power - allows you to cook the food by a percentage of the 800 watt power ranging from 0% to 90% in multiples of 10, if you want to slow-cook something. P8 is roughly equivalent to a 650 watt microwave on full power.
P0 = no power, but can be used as a timer
P1 = 80 watts
P2 = 160 watts
P3 = 240 watts
P4 = 320 watts
P5 = 400 watts
P6 = 480 watts
P7 = 560 watts
P8 = 640 watts
P9 = 720 watts
P10 = 800 watts
To select one of these, first press Time and enter the time you want to cook the food for on the number-pad, then press Power and select the required power-level on the number-pad, then press Start.
Time - to set the time you want to cook for, press Time and then enter minutes and seconds on the number-pad, so e.g. five minutes is 500. Cooks at 800 watts unless you use the Power button to tell it otherwise. When you've selected the desired time (and power-ratting if required) press Start.
Memory - the microwave is capable of multi-stage cooking with the aid of this button. Say you wanted to defrost and then cook some frozen veg.. Firstly press Jet Defrost and then the amount of time you want, then press the Time button to select the second stage and how long you want it for. Finally press the Memory button then the Start button to commence. You could also use it to cook food at two or more different power levels for the different stages.
Express - one press of this will set the cooking time to 15 seconds and each further press will double the time, up to a maximum of two minutes. Then press Start as usual.
Clock - to set the correct time press Clock and then press Cancel. The clock screen resets to 0:00. Enter the time on a 0-12-hour system [i.e. 8:15am and 8:15pm just look the same], and then press Clock again.
Pressing the Clock button on its own just shows you the time. Note that if the microwave is switched off at the wall it doesn't remember the correct time for very long, so the clock will probably have to be re-set.
Pre-Set - enables you to set the microwave to start at some point in the future. Place the food in the microwave and then press the Pre-Set button. Now enter the time you want the food to start cooking followed by Start.
Start - all the things you set the microwave to do won't start happening until you press Start.
Cancel - stops the microwave in a hurry if something is over-cooking.
When the cooking is finished the microwave bleeps three times. It will then give another three bleeps every two minutes until the door is opened.
It also has a Child Lock which when activated will prevent the microwave from starting until it is unlocked.
To lock the Child Lock, press Cancel and then press 5 and 7 together. The word "LOCK" appears in tiny red letters above the time.
To unlock the Child Lock, press 5 and 7 together and the Child Lock indicator disappears from the screen.
Hinari Customer Services: 0161 621 6900