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anko Rice Cooker RC-7004 Manual

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anko Rice Cooker Instruction Manual


Please read the User Manual carefully before use and keep it in a safe place for future reference.



  1. To reduce electric shock, risk of fire or injury, please read the operating instructions carefully before using the appliance for the first time and keep them for future reference.
  2. Never immerse the appliance in water or other liquids.
  3. Never operate the appliance if any cable or part has been damaged or malfunctioned.
  4. For electrical safety, appliance should only to be repaired by a qualified electrical person.
  5. Children and infirm person are not aware of the hazards of an electric appliance. Therefore, never allow them to operate the appliance unless they are properly supervised.
  6. Please turn OFF and unplug the appliance before cleaning, maintenance or relocation, and whenever it is not in use
  7. This appliance is for household use only.
  8. Do not place any objects on the appliance.
  9. Please place the power cord in the right place in order to avoid tripping the unit over.
  10. This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge, unless they have been given supervision or instructions concerning use of the appliance by a person responsible for their safety.
  11. Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance.
  12. When the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by manufacturer, its service agent or similarly qualified persons in order to avoid a hazard.
  13. The appliance should be installed at minimum distance of 10cm from the wall or other obstacles.
  14. Do not use bug sprays or other flammable cleaners on the unit and keep away from any fire and heat sources.
  15. This appliance is for household use only. Do not use outdoors.
  16. The power cord must be plugged into the wall outlet with earthing.
  17. Always keep the rice cooker unplugged when not in use.
  18. Do not put the cooker on a wet or unstable place, or near a heating range to avoid deformity.
  19. To prevent damage to the inner cooking pot, do not heat the pot on a stove. Never use other containers in the rice cooker.
  20. Do not cover the cooker with a cloth, as this may warp or discolor the outer lid.
  21. The steam vent is very hot during cooking. Keep face and hands away from outer lid and steam vent.
  22. To protect against electric shock, do not immerse the appliance and electric cord in water or any liquid, do not allow any liquid to fall on the electric parts.
  23. If the power cord and damaged, DO NOT USE. The supply cord must be replaced with the same type and size only. If unsure, consult a qualified electrical person for advice.
  24. This appliance is intended to be used in household and similar applications such as:
    • Staff kitchen areas in shops, offices and other working environments;
    • Farm houses;
    • By clients in hotels, motels and other residential type environments;
      Bed and breakfast type environments
  25. Do not use this appliance for any other purpose but its intended use. Do not use in moving vehicles or boats. Do not use outdoors. Do not use on a sink drain board Misuse may cause injury.
  26. Do not operate the appliance without water, as it may damage the heating element.
  27.  Do not use attachments or accessories which are not recommended by the manufacturer. They may cause malfunction or injury
  28. The rice cooker should be operated in a separate electrical circuit from other operating appliances. If the electrical circuit is overloaded with other appliances, the appliance may not operate properly or activate the household circuit breaker/fuse.
  29. Always make sure the outside of the inner cooking pot is dry prior to use. If the inner pot is place in the cooker when wet, it may damage or cause the product to malfunction.
  30. This appliance is not intended to be operated by means of an external timer or a separate remote-control system.

Supply voltage Rated Power Capacity
220-240V 500W 2.5L
  • Spoon
  • Measuring Cup
  • Steam Tray


  • Remove all packaging from the rice cooker.
  • Wash the inner pot, spoon, measuring cup, steam tray and glass lid in hot soapy water. Rinse well in clear water and dry carefully.
  • Wipe the cooker body with a damp cloth. Dry thoroughly.
  • Check that the voltage of your electricity supply is the same as that indicated on the rating plate of the appliance.
  • Ensure the appliance is stable and well-supported.
  • Check the lid has no cracks or other visible signs of damage,
  • Ensure there are no objects in the rice cooker.


  • Do not use abrasive cleaners or scouring pads
  • Do not immerse the rice cooker body, cord or plug in water at any time


  1. Measure the desired amount of rice with the measuring cup supplied with this rice cooker. Rinse the rice several times until the water in the bowl shows relatively clear.
    Cooking Instructions
    • One cup of rice weigh approximately 0.8L (About 150g)
      IMPORTANT! DO NOT rinse rice in the inner pot. If the pot is used for washing rice, the non-stick coating may be damaged, or the bottom may be deformed which will result in malfunction due to poor contact with the heating plate.
  2. Put rice into the inner pot, fill with water up to the suitable water level mark according the amount of rice being cooked.
    • The scale mark on the inner pot is the scale mark for cup of rice.
    • For example: when cooking 4 cups of rice, put the uncooked rice into the inner pot, and then add water to the scale mark “4CUP”.
    • You may need to slightly adjust the amount of water due to variations between brands and grain of rice and to suit personal taste.
      IMPORTANT! DO NOT exceed the max. scale mark, otherwise it may cause overflow or cause a short circuit.
  3. Before placing the inner pot into cooker body, check that the pot is dry and free of debris. Place the inner pot into the cooker, turn it slightly from left to right, and ensure the pot is perfectly in contact with the heating plate. Level the rice inside the pot.
  4. Press down the “cooking” switch. The rice cooker will start to cook. “Warm” light will light up after plugging into mains power, you must push down the “Cook” switch to start cooking.
    If the switch is not pressed, the “Warm” light will light up, the cooker will be in keep warm function.
  5. When the cooking is finished, the “Cooking” switch will pop up and a ‘click’ will be heard at the same time, the cook light will go out and the Warm light will turn ON.
    • After the cooking cycle ends, keep the lid closed for about 15 minutes. The rice can be cooked and vapored completely, it will be more fluffy and tasty.
    • After the rice is steamed, be sure to open the outer lid and to stir the rice well, the cooked rice is to be served immediately or to be kept warm automatically.
  6. Unplug the cord before serving.
  7. Only use the spoon supplied with this rice cooker. Do not use a metal scoop or spoon, this will damage the non-stick coating.

Warning: To avoid a loss of steam and longer cooking time, do not open the lid at any point during the cooking process.


  1. When steaming only, add the appropriate amount of water (i.e. 1 or 2 cups of water) to the inner pot according to the food to be cooked. Avoid overflow the steam tray when water is boiled.
  2. Place food on the steam tray or place food in a heatproof bowl and then place the bowl on the steam tray.
  3. Put steam tray on top of inner pot, then place the glass lid on the steam tray and check it is firmly seated.
  4. Insert the power plug into socket, then press down the cooking switch, the “COOK” indicator will light up. The electric rice cooker starts steaming now.
  5. Take care to check food for the readiness. When steaming is complete, the cooking switch will automatically pop-up and revert to keep warm mode.
  6. When food is ready to serve, disconnect the appliance from mains before serving. Avoid keeping food on warm status longer then 10min to avoid overcooking.


  1. Unplug the appliance from mains power socket.
  2. Allow the appliance and inner pot to cool down completely before cleaning.
  3. Wash the inner pot, lid, steam tray in warm and soapy water using a sponge or cloth and rinse with water properly, then wipe dry with cloth. Do not clean with abrasive brushes to avoid damaging the non-stick coating.
  4. Residual food can be removed with a rubber spatula, a cleaning sponge or a cloth. Soak stubborn food deposits in warm soapy water before cleaning.
  5. Wipe the body of the rice cooker with a soft damp cloth. Dry thoroughly.
  6. Store the assembled cooker away from sources of heat and moisture and out of the reach of children and pets.

IMPORTANT! Parts are not dishwasher safe.


Thank you for your purchase from Kmart.

Kmart Australia Ltd warrants your new product to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for the period stated above, from the date of purchase, provided that the product is used in accordance with accompanying recommendations or instructions where provided. This warranty is in addition to your rights under the Australian Consumer Law.

Kmart will provide you with your choice of a refund, repair or exchange (where possible) for this product if it becomes defective within the warranty period. Kmart will bear the reasonable expense of claiming the warranty. This warranty will no longer apply where the defect is a result of alteration, accident, misuse, abuse or neglect.

Please retain your receipt as proof of purchase and contact our Customer Service Centre on 1800 124 125 (Australia) or 0800 945 995 (New Zealand) or alternatively, via Customer Help at Kmart.com.au for any difficulties with your product. Warranty claims and claims for expense incurred in returning this product can be addressed to our Customer Service Centre at 690 Springvale Rd, Mulgrave Vic 3170.

Our goods come with guarantees that cannot be excluded under the Australian Consumer Law. You are entitled to a replacement or refund for a major failure and compensation for any other reasonably foreseeable loss or damage. You are also entitled to have the goods repaired or replaced if the goods fail to be of acceptable quality and the failure does not amount to a major failure.

For New Zealand customers, this warranty is in addition to statutory rights observed under New Zealand legislation.

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