Save These Instructions – For Household Use Only. Model: PPC772 (8 qt.) Page 2. 2 8-Quart Power Pressure Cooker XL™ | Model: PPC772.
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Owner™s Manual When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should always be followed. Do not use The Power Pressure Cooker XL TM until you have read this manual thoroughly. Warranty Information Inside Save These Instructions – For Household Use Only
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2 8 A˜ordable, Healthy Homemade Meals in Minutes Congratulations! You are about to discover what so many other food lovers have known for years. Simply, that meals prepared properly with the pressure cooking method taste better and cook faster than foods prepared using conventional stovetop methods. For decades, our culinary design division has created some of the most useful and popular kitchen appliances for worldwide use. The Power Pressure Cooker XL Ž is the latest in our distinguished line. We have tested and perfected the right combination of metals, cooking surfaces and digital technology guaranteed to help you get mealtime raves from the whole family. Once familiar with the ﬁone-touchﬂ pre-set system, cooked perfectly in a fraction of the time. The sealed cooking chamber builds up heat and pressure. less energy is wasted in a shorter cooking time. The ﬁsealedﬂ cooking process eliminates messy stovetop spills while ﬁtrappingﬂ heat, making for cooler kitchens and easier cleanups. Before You Begin The Power Pressure Cooker XL Ž will provide you many years of delicious family meals and memories around the dinner table. But before you begin, it’s very important that you read this entire manual making certain that you are totally familiar with its operation and precautions.
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4 8 IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS Ł This appliance is not intended for use by persons with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge, unless they are under the supervision of a responsible person or have been given proper instruction in using the appliance. This appliance is NOT INTENDED FOR USE BY CHILDREN .Ł Always be sure the float valve is on correctly before use. Incorrect assembly may prevent the cooker from building pressure or allow steam to come out from the Ł DO NOT TOUCH HOT SURFACES . Use handles or knobs. Ł To protect against electric shock, DO NOT IMMERSE or rinse cords or plugs in water or other liquid.Ł This appliance should NEVER BE OPERATED BY CHILDREN , and special care should be taken when the unit is in use in their presence.Ł Unplug from outlet when not in use and before cleaning. ALLOW TO COOL before putting on or taking off parts. Ł DO NOT OPERATE any appliance with a damaged cord or plug or after the appliance malfunctions or has been damaged in any manner. Return appliance to the nearest authorized service facility for examination, repair or adjustment.Ł DO NOT USE any attachments or utensils that were not recommended or supplied by the manufacturer. The use of attachments not recommended for use by the manufacturer may cause serious hazardous situations including personal injury. Ł DO NOT USE outdoors.Ł DO NOT LET CORD HANG over edge of table or counter, or touch hot surfaces. Ł DO NOT PLACE on or near a hot gas or electric burner, or in a heated oven. Extreme caution must be used when moving an appliance containing hot oil or other hot liquids.Ł ALWAYS ATTACH PLUG TO APPLIANCE FIRST , then plug cord into the wall outlet. To disconnect, set any control to ﬂOffﬂ, then remove plug from wall outlet. Ł DO NOT USE appliance for anything other than its intended use.Ł This appliance cooks under pressure. Improper use may result in scalding injury. MAKE CERTAIN unit is properly closed before operating.Ł NEVER FILL THE UNIT above the MAX LINE in the Inner Pot. When using foods that expand during cooking such as rice or dried beans, follow the recipe for ﬁpressure cookingﬂ those products, and as a rule of thumb, do not fill the unit above the ﬁhalfwayﬂ point. Overfilling may cause clogging, allowing excess pressure to develop. See Instructions For Use. Ł BE AWARE that certain foods, such as applesauce, cranberries, pearl barley, oatmeal or other cereals, split peas, noodles, macaroni, rhubarb, and spaghetti, can foam, froth, sputter, and clog the pressure release followed carefully to avoid problems.Ł ALWAYS CHECK the pressure release devices for clogs before use.Ł DO NOT OPEN the Power Pressure Cooker XL until the unit has cooled and all internal pressure has been released. If the unit is difficult to open, this indicates that the cooker is still pressurized Œ do not force it open. Any pressure in the cooker can be hazardous. See Instructions For Use. Ł DO NOT USE this pressure cooker for pressure frying with oil. Ł DO NOT USE any other electrical outlet. Ł The Power Pressure Cooker XL generates extreme heat and steam in its operation. All NECESSARY
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5IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS TO REDUCE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, COOK ONLY housing or base in water. Before use, clean the bottom of the Inner Pot and the surface of the heater plate, insert the Inner Pot, turning it slightly clockwise and counterclockwise until you are sure it is sitting correctly on the heater plate. Failure to do so will prevent proper operation and may cause damage to the unit. Caution A short power-supply cord is provided to reduce the risk resulting from becoming entangled in or tripping over a longer cord. Do not use an extension cord with this product.Short Cord Instructions This product must be grounded. If it should malfunction or break down, grounding provides a path of least resistance for electric current to reduce the risk of electric shock. This product is equipped with a cord having an equipment grounding conductor and a grounding plug. The plug must be plugged into an appropriate outlet that is properly installed and grounded in accordance with all local codes and ordinances.Must Be Grounded This appliance generates heat and escaping steam during use. Proper precautions must be taken to prevent the risk Caution: Hot Surfaces If the electrical circuit is overloaded with other appliances, your appliance may not operate properly. It should be operated on a dedicated electrical circuit. Electrical Power SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS. FOR HOUSEHOLD ONLY. PRECAUTIONS must be taken to avoid fire, burns and other personal injury during its operation.Ł When in operation, the Power Pressure Cooker XL requires sufficient air space on all sides including top and bottom. NEVER OPERATE the unit near any flammable materials such as dish towels, paper towels, curtains, paper plates, etc.Ł If this appliance begins to malfunction during use, immediately UNPLUG THE CORD . Do not use or attempt to repair a malfunctioning appliance!Ł ALWAYS PLUG the electrical cord directly into the wall outlet. Never use this unit with an extension cord of any kind. Ł Anyone who has not fully read and understood all operating and safety instructions contained in this manual is NOT QUALIFIED TO OPERATE or clean this appliance.Ł If this unit falls or accidentally becomes immersed in water, UNPLUG IT FROM THE WALL OUTLET IMMEDIATELY . DO NOT reach into the water!Ł DO NOT OPERATE this appliance on an unstable surface.Ł NEVER FORCE OPEN the Power Pressure Cooker XL . If you need to open the Power Pressure Cooker XL , press the ﬂKEEP WARM/CANCELﬂ button and using tongs or OPEN position to fully release the building pressure inside the cooker. Make sure that all the steam has dissipated from the cooker. Carefully turn the handle clockwise to open. Always open the lid away from you to avoid skin contact with any remaining heat or steam. Ł Spilled food can cause serious burns. Keep appliance and cord away from children. NEVER drape cord over edge of counter. NEVER use with an extension cord.
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6 8 Built-in Safety Features The unit has a magnetic safety sensor to assure the lid is properly closed and the unit can pressurize. If the lid is not on correctly, a beeping noise will occur, and also “Lid” will appear on the display, indicating the lid is not fully closed and the unit cannot pressurize. See the General Operating Instructions section to familiarize how to properly place the lid on the unit and lock it securely. NOTE: The sauté and slow cooking options will not need the lid on to cook. It is recommended to have the lid on while slow cooking to prevent splatter. Magnetic Sensor (For Lid) The Red pressure indicator on lid indicates that the unit is pressurized. DO NOT touch or press the indicator, doing so will release hot steam which reduces the unit™s pressure and possibly cause injury. Always use the manual pressure release valve to release pressure. IMPORTANT: Always check if the Red Pressure Indicator is down before attempting to open the unit. The Red Pressure Indicator will lower when the unit is without pressure. Red Pressure Indicator (On Lid) It prevents pressure build-up if lid is not closed properly. DO NOT attempt to open when pressurized. IMPORTANT: Ł Always fully close the lid.Ł If the lid is not properly closed and misaligned, immediately unplug unit and release pressure with the Lid Safety Device Maintain even heat and pressure by automatically activating or deactivating the power supply. Pressure & Temperature Sensors Should all safety features fail, this ﬁspring-loadedﬂ safety pressure release device located beneath the heating element will automatically lower the Inner Pot, causing it to separate automatically from the Rubber Gasket. This will enable the steam and pressure to automatically escape around the pot Lid, avoiding a dangerous situation. IMPORTANT: Always keep yourself and other objects away from the unit.Spring-Loaded Safety Device Helps prevent food from blocking the steam release port. Clog Resistant Feature Should the Temperature/Pressure Sensor device malfunction, causing pressure to build beyond maximum setting, the ﬁBack-Upﬂ will automatically ﬁkick inﬂ and release the built up pressure. Back-Up Safety Release Valve Should the unit malfunction and cause the internal temperature to rise beyond the ﬁSafeﬂ limit, this device will Temperature Cut-O˜ Device Red Pressure Indicator Magnetic Sensor
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8 8 Parts & Accessories Important Your Power Pressure Cooker XL has been shipped as shown above. Check everything carefully before use. If any part appears damaged, do not use this product and contact shipper using the customer service number located in the back of this owner™s manual. Rubber Gasket – Under Lid Lid Magnetic Sensor Lock Symbols LED Display Control Panel Base Floating Valve Pressure Release Valve Red Pressure Indicator Lid Handle Condensation Collector AC Cord Measuring Cup Ladle Inner Pot Front Steamer Tray
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9Before the First Use Before using the Power Pressure Cooker XL the Lid and the Rubber Gasket with warm soapy water. Rinse with clean water and dry thoroughly. For proper cleaning the Rubber Gasket should be removed. Using the Pull Tab located beneath the Lid, remove the Pot Lid Liner that holds the Gasket. After cleaning, re-attach Gasket to Lid Liner and snap back in place. NOTE: Properly place Rubber Gasket on lid; otherwise unit may not pressurize. NEVER load Inner Pot above the MAX line. Rotate the Inner Pot to make certain until you feel a click. HOT LID WARNING: Use black composite handle only when opening lid. The stainless steal parts become very hot and could burn your hands. IMPORTANT LID SAFETY PRECAUTIONS: The unit has a Magnetic Safety Sensor to assure the lid is properly closed and the unit can pressurize. If the lid is not on correctly, a beeping noise will occur and the word “Lid” will appear on the display indicating the lid is not fully closed and the unit cannot pressurize. When the cycle is complete, using tongs or another kitchen tool, carefully rotate to room temperature. Pour out the water. Rinse and towel dry the Inner Pot. The Power Pressure Cooker XL is now ready for use. WARNING: To avoid serious after any cooking process. Use tongs or some other kitchen tool. The Red Pressure Indicator on lid indicates that the unit is pressurized. DO NOT touch or press the indicator, doing so will release hot steam which reduces the unit’s pressure and can cause injury. Always use the manual pressure release valve to release pressure. 2/3Max Fill Line Closed Position Open Position Lock Position 1. Lid (underside) Rubber Gasket 2. Fill with Water – Place Lid on the Cooker 3. Pressure Valve 4. Red Pressure Indicator Fig. A
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10 8 General Operating Instructions The Power Pressure Cooker XL has eight basic cooking modes that may be used alone LED Display. When a cooking process is selected, and if the will end and the display will begin counting down the time. When the process is completed, the unit will beep and enter KEEP WARM mode until manually cancelled. LED Display Each cooking program had 3 cooking modes, Quick, will display the default time in the LED window and the Should your recipe or personal taste require ﬁMediumﬂ or ﬁWellﬂ results, you may select those options by pushing the same button twice or three times. Note: You may override pre-programmed time by selecting the Time Adjustment button. Selecting Default Preset Functions Important Any function can be stopped immediately by selecting the CANCEL button.
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Program Buttons Default Time Quick-Med Well Select BT Cook Time Adjust Range Temperature °C °FPressure kPa PSI Delay Timer N/AN/A Canning/Preserving Soup/Stew Slow Cook Rice/Risotto Beans/Lentils Meat/Chicken Saute 11General Operating Instructions Important Incorrect assembly may cause steam to come out the sides or prevent pressure from building. meets the Lid. It is however normal for condensation to appear in the condensation collector. See illustration below for assembly. in the Lid of the unit with a pencil or any other slim tool. Push and hold the and reverse the Lid to the underside. groove. should be sticking of the inside of the Lid. to move up and down freely only stopping when the silicon gasket meets the Lid.
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