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Using your cooktop’s special features

Details including the auto powerboost feature, setting a cooking zone, setting timer, and more.

Using the timer

You can use the timer in two ways:

  • As a minute minder
  • As a timer to automatically turn off a cooking zone

Never leave the cooktop unattended when in use, even if you have set the timer to automatically turn a cooking zone off.

To set the timer as a minute minder

  1. Turn the cooktop on. Do not select a cooking zone.  should show in all cooking displays.


  1. Touch  and  together to select the timer.

 

 

  1.  will be displayed in the timer display.


  1. Use  and    to set timer length. 

If you do not set the timer within 10 seconds you will need to reselect the timer (step 2).

  • To adjust the timer length from  minutes touch   first.
  • To adjust the timer length from  minutes touch  first.
    You can now select a cooking zone and start cooking.
When the set time is up
  •  will flash in the timer display.
  • The timer will beep, and the cooking zone will automatically turn off.
    (note: if the surface is still hot the display will show H).
  • Touch any control to stop the beeping.

Notes on using the timer
  • To modify or cancel the minute minder, follow the previous steps under ‘to set the timer as a minute minder’. Adjust the minutes as desired, or decrease the heat setting to  to cancel the timer.
  • To set a timer for an individual cooking zone while the minute minder is set:
    • Follow the steps on the next page under “To set a timer for a cooking zone”

Using the timer

Never leave the cooktop unattended when in use, even if you have set the timer to automatically turn a cooking zone off.

To set the timer for a cooking zone

  1. Select a cooking zone and set the desired heat.


  1. Touch  and   together to select the timer.

 

  1. The timer indicator for the selected cooking zone will flash.


  1. Use  and  to set the timer length.

If you do not set the timer within 10 seconds you will need to reselect the timer (step 2).

  • To adjust the timer length from  minutes touch  first.
  • To adjust the timer length from  minutes touch  first.
When the set time is up
  •  will flash in the timer display.
    (note: if the surface is still hot the display will show H).
  • The timer will beep, and the cooking zone will automatically turn off.
  • Touch any control to stop the beeping.

 

Notes on using the timer
  • To modify or cancel a timer setting, follow the previous steps under ‘To set the timer for a cooking zone’. Adjust the minutes as desired, or decrease the time to to cancel the timer.
  • Turning the cooking zone off will also cancel the timer. Select the cooking zone, then decrease the heat setting to to turn the cooking zone off.
  • Once you have set the timer for one cooking zone, you can then set it for additional cooking zones. Repeat the steps above to set the timer for each additional cooking zone.
  • When multiple timers are set:
    • The timer display will always revert to showing the setting for the cooking zone with the shortest remaining time.
    • To check the timer setting for a different cooking zone, simply select the cooking zone. Its remaining time will briefly appear in the timer display.
Using the PowerBoost feature

The cooking zones can be used with the PowerBoost feature. This feature enables you to sear meat or bring liquid to the boil very quickly. When the cooking zone is set for PowerBoost, it uses more than 100% of the power of the cooking zone, resulting in a boost of intense heat.

PowerBoost heats food and liquids very quickly. Do not leave the cooktop unattended when using this feature. Take extra care when cooking with oil and fat, as these heat up very quickly. PowerBoost is not recommended for cooking with oil and fat, such as deep frying.

To set the rear cooking zone for PowerBoost

  1. Select a cooking zone.


When the cooking zone is not already in use:

  1. Touch  to set the heat to 9, then  to turn on PowerBoost.

If the cooking zone is already in use:

  1. Touch  to adjust the heat to the maximum setting. will appear in the rear cooking zone display.
When PowerBoost is set

on the larger rear element

  • The cooking zone will be on PowerBoost (more than 100%) for 5 minutes,  will then flash for a few seconds before the cooking zone automatically reduces the heat to setting  (100%).


on the smaller front element

  • When PowerBoost is set on the two smaller cooking zone, it will not automatically reduce after 5 minutes. To turn PowerBoost off on the smaller cooking zone, touch the cooking zone selector and then reduce the heat setting by touching  .

 

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