DeLonghi ESAM3500 Product User Manuals & Instructions PDF

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  • After unpacking, make sure the appliance is complete and undamaged. If in doubt, do not use it. Contact professionally qualified personnel.
  • The packing elements (plastic bags, polystyrene foam, etc.) should be kept out of the reach of children as they are a safety hazard.
  • Place the appliance on a work surface far away from water taps, basins and sources of heat.
  • After positioning the appliance on the work top, leave a space of at least 2 in. between the surfaces of the appliance and the side and rear walls and at least 8 in. above the coffee maker.
  • Never install the appliance in environments where the temperature may be freezing (the appliance could be damaged if the water freezes).
  • • Connect the appliance to a grounded socket with a minimum current rating of 10 amps. The manufacturer is not liable for possible accidents caused by failure to do so.
  • If the power socket does not match the plug on the appliance, have the socket replaced with a suitable type by a qualified professional.
  • The power cable on this appliance must not be replaced by the user as this operation requires the use of special tools. If the cable is damaged or requires replacing, contact an authorized service center only to avoid all risks.
  • You should personalize water hardness as soon as possible following the instructions in section 16.6.

To correctly learn how to use the appliance, when starting it for the first time, carefully follow the step-by-step instructions described in the following paragraphs.


  1. The first time you use the appliance, select the language. To set English, plug the appliance into the outlet and wait for the following message to be displayed: PRESS OK TO INSTALL ENGLISH While the message is displayed, press the button (fig. 1) for at least three seconds until the display shows: ENGLISH INSTALLED The appliance then displays the setting message in English. If you select the wrong language by mistake, follow the instructions in section 17 to choose the right one.
  2. After 5 seconds, the appliance displays: FILL TANK To fill, remove the tank (fig. 2), rinse and fill with fresh water. Never exceed the MAX line. Put the tank back and push as far as it will go.
  3. Place a cup under the hot water spout (fig. 3). (If the water spout is not in place, INSERT WATER SPOUT is displayed. Attach it as shown in figure 4, making sure the arrow on the spout is lined up with the arrow on the control panel of the appliance, fig. 4). The appliance now displays: PRESS OK
  4. Press the OK button (fig. 1) and after a few seconds, a little water will run from the spout (running water stops automatically).
  5. The appliance displays: TURNING OFF PLEASE WAIT and it goes off. 6. Fill the coffee bean container with coffee beans (fig. 5).


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