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I have a turbochef C3 and it works fine. It heats up and stays hot, but i can't figure out how to program it to cook on a timer. The screen says "please wait - warming up - CC494*F IR 855*F" So the oven is nice and hot, but i can only put food in there and let it cook. Isn't there a way to program it to actually speed-cook someting on a timer? please help

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The oven is not really able to cook on the fly,it is pre programmed so the times are set due to weight and mass.try to use the programs already set up and then trial and error will show which 1 to use,hope this helps

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