When using pressure cookers, basic safety precautions should always be followed: Read all instructions before operation. 1) Do not operate while unattended.
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2 TABLE OF CONTENTS IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS ________________________ 3-4 ABOUT YOUR PRESSU RE COOKER ___________________ 5 SHORT CORD PURPOSE/POLARIZED PLUG _____________ 6 PARTS IDENTIFICATION __________________ ________ 7 GLASS LID ASSEMBLY /PRESSURE COOKER LID MARKINGS _ 8 BEFORE FIRST USE ___________________________ ___ 9 PREPARING YOUR PRESSURE COOKER ________________ 10-12 OPERATING INSTRUCT IONS _______________________ 13-21 CLEANING & MAINTENANCE ______________________ 21-22 FAQ ________________________________________ 22-24 COOKING TIME CHART __________________________ 25-28

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3 IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS When using pressure cookers, basic safety precautions should always be followed: Read all instructions before operation. 1) Do not operate while unattended. 2) Do not touch hot surfaces. Use handles or knobs. 3) Close supervision is necessary when the pressure cooker is used near children. 4) DO NOT allow chi ldren to operate under any circumstance. 5) Do not place the pressure cooker in a heated oven or on a stove top. 6) Extreme caution must be used when moving a pressure cooker containing hot liquids. 7) Do not use pressure cooker for other than intended use. 8) Never i mmerse product in water or other liquids. 9) This appliance cooks under pressure. Improper use may result in serious injury. 10) Make certain unit is properly closed before operating. See Operating Instructions. 11) Do not fill the unit over 3/4 full. When cooking fo ods that expand during cooking such as rice or dried vegetables, do not fill the unit over 1/2 full. Over filling may cause a risk of clogging the vent pipe and developing excess pressure. Failure to follow this procedure can result in injury to person(s) and/or damage to the unit. 12) Be aware that certain foods, such as applesauce, cranberries, pearl barley, oatmeal or other cereals, split peas, noodles, macaroni, rhubarb, or spaghetti can foam, froth, sputter, and clog the pressure release device (steam vent). These foods should not be cooked in a pressure cooker. 13) Always check the pressure release devices for clogging before use. 14) Do not open the pressure cooker until the unit has cooled and all internal pressure has been released. If it is difficult to tu rn, this indicates that the cooker is still pressurized Πdo not force it open. Any pressure in the cooker can result in serious injury. See Operating Instructions. 15) Do not use this pressure cooker for pressure frying with oil. 16) DO NOT place the product near flammable materials or use in a humid environment. 17) DO NOT damage the Rubber Seal Ring and DO NOT replace it with anything other than the replacement Ring designated for this unit. 18) DO NOT tamper with the Steel Ring in the Lid with any tools or external forces. If the Steel Ring is damaged , please stop using immediately and replace the Lid. 19) Clean the Filter regularly to keep the cooker clean. 20) NEVER use additional weight on the Pressure Release Valve or replace the Pressure Release Valve with anything not intended for use with this unit. 21) The surface of contact between the Inner Pot and the Electronic Heater should always be clean. DO NOT use the Inner Pot with other heating

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4 IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS (CONT.) 22) sources. DO NOT replace the Inner Pot with a container other than what is recommended by the manufacturer. 23) The Inner Pot consists of a non -stick surface. To avoid scratching the non -stick surface, please use wooden or plastic utensils. 24) Food should not be kept warm for more than 8 -10 hours in order to maintain the freshness of the food. 25) The pressure cooker should not be used for pressure cooking for more than 6 hours continuously. 26) Serious Injury and/or damage may occur if any safeguards are ignored. 27) If steam escapes around the Lid durin g the cooking process, please unplug from the power supply immediately, let cool, remove contents and return the product to the manufacturer for exchange or repair. The Pressure Discharging Device has activated. This is a safeguard to alert the user that the Pressure Release Device is malfunctioning. 28) If there is any malfunction of the cooker during the cooking process, please stop using the device and return to the manufacturer for repair or exchange. 29) DO NOT disassemble the product, or replace parts with parts not intended for this unit. SAVE THESE INSTRUCTI ONS HOUSEHOLD USE ONLY SAFETY WARNING: There is a potential risk of fire, electric shock or injury to persons if the product is not used as instructed. Protection against electric shock is assured only if the main power cord is connected to a properly grounded 110 -120V | 50/60Hz power receptacle. This product is to be used in an indoor environment only and is not intended for commercial use. All parts and accessories for this appliance must be use d properly according to the instructions. All parts and accessories must be the original provided from manufacturer. All parts or accessories not intended for use with this appliance is strictly prohibited. The use of an extension cord, power adapter or other electric devices is not recommended. ERROR CODES Indicator Code Problems/Causes E1 Open Circuit of the Sensor E2 Short Circuit of the Sensor E3 Overheating E4 Signal Switch Malfunction

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5 ABOUT YOUR PRESSURE COOKER This digitally controlled and automatic pressure cooker uses advanced technology so you and your family can enjoy the benefits of better, faster and healthier cooking. Your Cook’s Essentials Pressure Cooker seals in steam to cook hotter and faster while maintaining important nutrients for healthier meals. Cook fast and with less water to save vital natural resources and energy. Features include easy touch -button settings, a countdown timer, and a very large cooking pot big enough for family gatherings! It ™s the easiest pressure cooker to use on the market. It may seem like a complicated unit but rest assured, this pressure cooker is simple to use, makes meals quick and easy, and overall it saves you money! Please accept our thanks for purchasing a Cook’s Essentials Pressure Cooker and Enjoy! PRESSURE COOKER WITH MULTIPLE FUNCTIONS: Multiple functions for cooking, stewing, braising, simmering, and roasting. Cooking will be done automatically by selecting the different menu choices on the unit. When the fo od has completed its cooking cycle, there will be a (6) beep indicator, followed by the unit automatically switching to the Keep Warm mode. This unit allows the user to choose the peri od of Pressurized Cooking Time(1 -99 minutes) according to one ™s taste an d needs in addition to the Pre -Set menu. A Delay Timer allows the user to delay the start of cooking by up to 24 -hours. When the timer is set, the count -down will start. By the end of the countdown, the cooker will start to heat up. The pressure cooker a lso has its own memory. The unit will automatically renew where the cooking cycle left off in the case of a power interruption. RAPID COOKING; TIME & POWER SAVING: By using high pressure (high temperature), food will be cooked much more rapidly. This wi ll reduce the cooking time and consumption of power. For example: when cooking rice, this pressure cooker will save up to 20% of the electricity and up to 15% of the time when compared to a conventional rice cooker. When cooking stew, soups or braising meats, this cooker will save more than 40% of time and more than 45% of power as compared to a conventional slow cooker. Cooking can also be done at high altitudes. PRESERVE NUTRIENTS & PROMOTES HEALTHY EATING: Airtight cooking methods preserve nutrients and original flavor of food.

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6 SHORT CORD PURPOSE NOTE: A short power cord is provided to reduce the risk of personal injury resulting from becoming entangled in or tripping over a longer cord. Longer power -supply cords or extension cords are available and may be used if care is exercised in their use. If an extension cord is used: (1) the marked electrical rating of the extension cord should be at least as great as the electrical rating of the product; (2) the extension cord should be arrange d so that it will not drape over the countertop or tabletop where it can unintentionally be pulled on or tripped over by children or pets. POLARIZED PLUG If this appliance is equipped with a polarized plug (one blade is wider than the other), please follow the below instructions: To reduce the risk of electrical shock, this plug is intended to fit into a polarized outlet only one way. If you are unable to fit the plug into the electrical outlet, try reversing the plug. If the plug still does not fit, contact a qualified electrician. Never use the plug with an extension cord unless the plug can be fully inserted into the extension cord. Do not alter th e plug of the product or any extension cord being used with this product. Do not attempt to defeat the safety purpose of the polarized plug.

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8 GLASS LID ASSEMBLY PRESSURE COOKER LID MARKINGS Please note the “LOCK ” and “UNLOCK ” markings on the rim of your pressure cooker body (12). To properly close and secure the pressure cooker lid (1), always line up the tab on the lid (1) with the ” LOCK ” arrow marking indicated on the rim of your pressure cooker body (12). **Your Pressure Cooker is equipped with a Tempered Glass Lid (14) that can be used with the SLOW COOK and STEAM function s. Please do not use this Glass Lid (14) with any other function s on this Pressure Cooker. Assembly of the Knob on the Glass Lid will require a Phillips Screwdriver (not included). Follow the diagram on the left to assemble the knob on the Glass Lid (14) . 1. Handle 2. Handle Base 3. Glass Lid Body 4. Silicon Gasket 5. Gasket 6. M4 Screw

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9 BEFORE FIRST USE Working Pressure PSI Maximum Pressure Keep Warm Temperature Delay Timer 0~70kPa 12 PSI 90kPa 140 ºF ~ 175 ºF 0.5 ~24 Hours 0.5 Hour Increments up to 10 hours thereafter 1 -hour increments 1. Remove packaging materials such as cardboard, plastics or Styrofoam and discard appropriately. 2. Clean all the parts by wiping with a soft damp cloth or sponge and dry thoroughly. LID ASSEMBLY: How to open the lid: Hold the handle (2) firmly, turn the lid (1) clockwise until it loosens and lift vertically.(Figures 1 -2); the lid (1) can stand on the Lid Rest (13) (Figure 3). Note: For new units, the seal of the lid (1) may be slightly stronger than normal and may be slightly difficult to unlock. Once the lid (1) has been opened and closed several times, it will loosen up. How to close the lid: Take the lid (1) off the lid rest (13) (Figure 4), hold the handle (2) and close it downwards at the Opened Lid position (Figure 5). Turn counter -clockwise until you reach the Closed Lid position. (Figure 6). 2 3 4 5 6 1 OPEN OPEN OPEN CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE

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10 PREPARING YOUR PRESSURE COOKER 1) Open ing the lid: Hold the handle (2) firmly, turn the lid (1) clockwise until it loosens and lift vertically. (See Figures 7 -8); the lid (1) can stand on the lid rest (13) (Figure 9 ). 2) Remove the inner pot (6) and add desired ingredients. The amount of water and food should not exceed 4/5 of the height of the inner Pot (6) (Figure 1 0). For food that will expand in water, the level should not exceed 3/5 of the Inner Pot (6) (Figure 11 ). The minimum level for cooking would be 1/5 of the Inner Pot (6) (Figure 1 2). 7 8 9 *Cooking Rice When cooking rice, the maximum amount of rice allowed for this 6 quart pressure cooker is 12 cups of uncooked rice. Normally one cup of rice requires one cup of water. This may vary accordin g to taste. 10 11 12 13 3) Be certain the inner receptacle, where the Electronic Heater is located, is clean and dry before inserting the Inner Pot (6) into the pressure cooker and adjust the pot left and right to ensure optimal contact between the Inner Pot and t he Electronic Heater ( Figure 13 ). OPEN OPEN OPEN

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11 PREPARING YOUR PRESSURE COOKER (CONT). 4) Closing the Lid: Make sure the Rubber Seal Ring (11) is fitted properly onto the inner part of the lid (1). Observe the Rubber Seal Ring (11) inside the Lid (1) and ensure that it is evenly f itted onto the track . (Caution: If the rubber seal ring is damaged, do not use the pressure cooker. Contact Customer Service to repair or replace.) 5) Lift the l id (1) from the rested position. Close the lid (1). Hold the handle (2) and turn it Counter -Clockwise to the fiLOCKED fl position. (A clamping s ound can be heard See Figures 14 -16). Note: To ensure you are properly closing the lid (1), please make sure the pressure limiting valve (3) is on your left side when you are facing the front of the pressure cooker (when facing the control panel (7). 6) Adjust the pressure limiting valve (3) to the fiAirtight fl position, and ensure that the Float Valve (4) sinks (Figures 17 -18). 7) When adjusting the pressure limiting valve (3) to either the “Airtight ” or the “Exhaust ” positions, line up the marking on the pressure limiting valve (3) with the notch on the Handle (2) as shown in figure 19 . 14 15 16 17 18 19 CLOSE CLOSE CLOSE

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