Hamilton Beach Talking Microwave Condensed Manual

Basics on front panel:

(Further explanation for each found below.)
Selector dial pressed once starts cooking for 30 seconds
turning speaks various choices

Buttons and their function:

1 through 5 on the right are for Express Cooking, and will start cooking from 1 to five minutes respectively
Button 6 pressed once for time cooking
Use selector dial to choose minutes and seconds
Pressed twice for power level,
Turn selector dial clockwise, reducing ten percent at a time.

Three rectangular buttons under the selector dial:

far left is the memory button
middle is the defrost button
far right is the kitchen timer

Two Large Buttons at bottom of panel:

far left is stop or clear
right button is voice control; on or off, high or low, and child lock if held down

Clock Setting

When the microwave is plugged in, TEMO will say TEMO would like to welcome you, and the display will be 0:00. Will then say Set clock, please select hour.

Using the selector dial, count the clicks clockwise to choose the correct hour.
Press the selector dial after correct hour is entered, TEMO will then say Please select minutes.
Using the selector dial again, count the clicks clockwise and choose the correct minutes.
Press selector dial in to finish clock setting and TEMO will say Hi, I'm TEMO and I'm ready to cook.

Voice on or off

TEMO voice setting is defaulted to high volume in English.
Options are: changing volume to high or low, turning voice off or on and language preference to English or Spanish.
1. To change voice volume to low, press Voice on /off button. TEMO will say Voice low.
2. To turn voice off, press Voice on- off" button. TEMO will say Voice off.
3. To turn voice volume to high, press Voice on- off button. TEMO will say Voice high.
4. To switch language to Spanish, press and hold Voice on- off button for three seconds.

Selector Dial

Selector dial is used to set the clock, and select minutes and seconds for the following functions:
Time Cooking
One stage cooking
Two stage cooking
Time Defrost
Kitchen timer
Selector dial is also used to select proper weight for Defrost by Weight function.

Eight preset functions for common foods also require the use of selector dial to toggle through, the different presets and choosing of appropriate settings.

Selector dial can be turned clockwise or counter- clockwise.
increase time one at a time by turning selector dial clockwise
decrease time by five, by turning counter- clockwise.
Once done turning, push selector dial button inward to confirm selection.

Child Lock

1) Press Stop- Clear button and hold for 3 seconds, TEMO will say Child lock on.
TEMO is now locked and cannot be used.
2) To unlock, press and hold Stop- Clear button for 3 seconds, TEMO will say Child lock off.
TEMO is now unlocked.

Stop - Clear

1) To stop TEMO at any point during cooking, press Stop - Clear once. TEMO will say Stop.
2) To clear the display window, press Stop - Clear again and TEMO will say Clear.

Time Cooking / Power

Button 6 on the right side of panel
Press Time Cooking/ Power button once to cook by time.
Press Time cooking/ Power button twice to select power level.
Ten power levels are available.
Turn selector dial to scan through the different Power levels.
1. Push Time cooking Power button once and TEMO will say Time cooking, please select minutes.
User can select minutes by turning selector dial. User can choose 1 through 30 minutes in increments of 1 minute.
Minutes 35 to 95 can be chosen in increments of 5 minutes.
When minutes are selected, push Select and TEMO will say Please select seconds.
Turn selector dial to desired choice and press to Start, will say Cooking started
2. Push Power level button twice, will say Please select power level.
Default level is 10, or highest setting.
Use dial to reduce by ten percent for each click: from 100 to 10 percent.
After power level is selected, push Select and TEMO will say Please select minutes.
Turn selector dial from 1 through 30 minutes in increments of 1 minute.
35- 95 minutes can be chosen in increments of 5 minutes.
If turning counter-clockwise, reduce by five with each click.
Once desired minutes are entered press Select, and TEMO will say Please select seconds.
Select seconds by turning selector dial. and press Start, TEMO will say Cooking started.

Express Cook

Buttons 1 to 5 on the front panel are for express cooking.
They are for 1 to 5 minutes at 100 % power
TEMO will say 1to 5 minutes express cook if buttons 1 through 5 are pressed
30 seconds added to cooking time
Press selector dial once to add 30 seconds to express buttons cooking time.
TEMO will say 30 seconds added every time it is pressed.
The maximum amount of time that can be added this way is 95 minutes.

Defrost by Weight Function

1) Press Defrost by Weight By Time button once.
TEMO will say Defrost by weight, please select weight.
2) Using the selector dial enter the weight in ounces: 4 to 100 ounces.
Press Start + 30 Second Select and TEMO will say Defrost started.
3) When defrost time elapses TEMO will say Defrost finished.

Time Defrost Function

1) Press Defrost by Weight By Time button twice to defrost by time.
TEMO will say Defrost by time, please select minutes.
Turn Selector dial to 1 through 30 minutes. Each click is 1 minute.
For 35 to 95 minutes, clicks are increments of 5 minutes.
push Select and TEMO will say Please select seconds
Select desired seconds with dial and press Start, TEMO will say Defrost started.
When time has elapsed, TEMO will say Defrost finished.

Preset Functions offer three choices:

Popcorn
Do not use this button if the size of the popcorn bag is less than 1.75 ounces
Turn selector dial to POPCORN.
Press Select button. TEMO will say select weight.
Turn selector dial to popcorn bag size: 1.75 oz, 3.0 oz or 3.5 oz.
Press Start- will say Cooking started.
Once cooking time has elapsed TEMO will say Cooking finished.
Always follow manufacturer's instructions for popcorn if the cooking time for the pre- set buttons differs from the manufacturer's recommended time.
Potato
Turn selector dial to Potato
Press Select button. TEMO says Please select pieces.
Turn selector dial to 1 to three potatoes
press to Start, TEMO will say Cooking started.
Pizza
Turn selector dial to Pizza.
press Select button. TEMO says Please select slices.
Use selector dial for 1 to 3 slices.
Then press to Start
Beverage
Turn selector dial to Beverage
Press Select button, Please select cups
Choose from 1 to 3 cups
Press to Start. will speak start and finish.
Soup
Turn selector dial to Soup.
press Select, will ask for weight.
Turn selector dial to weight of 4, 8, or 16 ounces
press to Start.
Dinner Plate
Turn selector dial to Dinner plate. Press Select" button. Please select
weight.
Turn dial for 9, 12, or 18 ounces.
Press to start.
Fresh Vegetables
Turn selector dial to be spoken,
then press Select button. Please select weight.
Choose from 4, 8 or 16 ounces.
Press to start
Frozen Vegetables
Turn dial to Frozen Vegetable,
choose 4, 8, or 16 ounces.
Press to start

Kitchen Timer

1) Press Kitchen Timer/Clock once to set kitchen timer, will say Set kitchen timer, please select minutes.
2) Using the selector dial enter minutes. User can choose minutes 1- 30 in increments of 1 minute.
35 to 95 minutes can be chosen in increments of 5.
3) Once desired minutes are entered press Select, Please select seconds.
Using the selector dial enter desired seconds.
4) Press Start, will say Kitchen timer started.
5) When countdown ends, TEMO will beep five times.

Memory Function

Five memory settings which can be used for specific cooking times.
1) Press Memory, one to five times to select one of the five memory settings.
The specific Memory number will be spoken, from memory one to five.
For one- stage cooking follow the instructions on page 12 of manual.
Press Memory to save your setting.
To cook with the memory settings, press Memory one to five times to select the desired memory setting, then press Start.

Care and Cleaning

- To loosen food particles and stains, heat up two cups of water with lemon juice at high power for four minutes, or until boiling. Let stand in the microwave for three minutes before cleaning.

Warranty- 1 year

contact TTI Appliances at 1 800 579 7990.
Warrantor: TTI Appliances, Los Angeles, CA 90025

Consumer Support:

Phone: 1- 800- 488- 5080 ( Monday - Friday 8: 00 AM - 5: 00 PM ET)
Email: support@ hb- microwaves. com
On the web: www. hb- microwaves. com

To order replacement turntables:

Phone: 1- 800- 579- 7990
Microwave 87106
Information from back of unit:
Model 87108
54NJ E-245389
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Created on ... November 30, 2006