Dear Customer, Thank you for purchasing a Kenwood Induction Hob. The safety precautions and recommendations in these instructions are for your own safety and that of others. They will also provide a means by which to make full use of the features offered by your appliance.
IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS IMPORTANT: This appliance is designed and manufactured solely for the cooking of domestic (household) food and is not suitable for any non domestic application and therefore should not be used in a commercial environment. The appliance guarantee will be void if the appliance is used within a non domestic environment i.e.
• Do not attempt to modify the technical characteristics of the appliance as this may become dangerous to use . The manufacturer declines all responsibility for any inconvenience resulting from the inobservance of this condition . • Do not operate your appliance by means of an external timer or separate remote-control system .
• WARNING: During use the appliance and its accessible parts become hot; they remain hot for some time after use . Care should be taken to avoid touching heating elements on the – hob . To avoid burns and scalds, young children should be kept away . –...
Do not use defective pans or pans with a curved bottom . – Please use suitable pans marked for induction cooking . – Please keep your distance from the electromagnetic fields by – standing 5-10 cm from the cooking zones . When possible use the rear cooking zones .
1 - FEATURES AND TECHNICAL DATA 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 COOKING ZONES Induction cooking zone Ø 145 mm - 1200 W (1600 W with Booster function) Induction cooking zone Ø 210 mm - 1500 W (2000 W with Booster function) Induction cooking zone Ø...
2 - USE OF INDUCTION HOB Notes: • Each selection (by pressing one of the keys) is indicated by an acoustic signal (beep) . • User interface initial calibration: this feature is for the keyboard calibration, to adapt the sensibility of the keys to the final mechanical, environmental and user conditions .
THERMAL PROTECTION The induction cooktop is fitted with safety devices to protect the electronic system and each cooking zone from overheating . OVERHEATING OF COOKING ZONE • Cooking zone OFF: the cooking zone display shows “ ” and “ ” alternating or just “...
The ceramic cooktop is fitted with induction cooking zones. These zones, shown by painted disks for the single zones or by a painted rectangle for the “Bridge” area, are controlled by a touch control system . INDUCTION COOKING SYSTEM When your induction hob is switched on and a cooking zone has been selected, the electronic circuits produce induced currents that instantaneously heat the bottom of the pan which then transfers this heat to the food .
Pay attention: The pan/coffee pot shall always be centred over the middle of the cooking zone . Pay attention: If using a grill pan do not select the maximum level for a too long time, the pan may become deformed due to the excessive heat . Always use pans with thick bottom . It is possible to use oversized pans/coffee pots but its bottom shall not touch the other cooking zone .
TURN TOUCH CONTROL ON AND OFF Switching ON Press the key and keep it pressed until the touch control is lighted . The displays of the cooking zones read “ ” . Notes: • If the safety key-lock protection is active, the touch control can be turned ON only after having deactivated this protection .
POWER IGNITION AND ADJUSTMENT OF A COOKING ZONE To turn ON a cooking zone the touch control must be switched ON (see section “HOW TO TURN THE TOUCH CONTROL ON AND OFF”) . • Select a cooking zone by touching the relevant display of the cooking zone to be used . •...
Ø 145 mm Ø 210 mm Bridge Cooking zone Watt Watt Watt power level power power power 75 W 100 W 150 W 150 W 200 W 300 W 300 W 300 W 600 W 400 W 500 W 800 W 500 W 700 W 1000 W...
“BRIDGE” FUNCTION (EXTENDABLE MAXI ZONE) This function can be used to link the two left zones in “Bridge” mode, to create an extended maxi zone which is ideal for large rectangular pans or specialist fish cookware. To enable this function, both left zones must be switched off . Then: •...
BOOSTER FUNCTION This function allows the cooking zone to operate at the Booster maximum power (above the nominal power) for maximum 10 minutes; it could be used, for example, to rapidly heat up large amount of water . To activate the Booster function: The touch control must be switched ON (see section “How to Turn the Touch Control •...
SAFETY KEY-LOCK TO PROTECT CHILDREN This function locks the touch-control keys against unwanted activation . To activate the key-lock press the key for approximately 2 seconds; the indicator light side the key symbol will light up for a few seconds . Then, if pressing any function key, the light above the key-lock symbol will light up again for a few seconds to indicate that the safety key-lock is active .
PROGRAM FOR AUTOMATIC SWITCHING OFF OF ONE COOKING ZONE This function permits to set a timer from“ ” to “ ” minutes for automatic turning Off the cooking zone/s . With the touch control switched ON: • Select the cooking zone and set the desired power level . •...
PAUSE MODE This function can be used to pause a cooking process which has already been set, either in manual mode or using the automatic switching off feature . When it is selected, any cooking program is stopped immediately and switches to wait mode;...
OPERATION TIME LIMIT Power level of Operation COOKING ZONES Cooking zones time limit Each cooking zone automatically 10 hours switched OFF after a maximum preset time if no operation is performed . The maximum preset time limit depends 5 hours on the set power level, as illustrated in this schedule .
MAXIMUM POWER MANAGEMENT There are two options to reduce the maximum power limit of the appliance: Option 1 “High range” (high maximum power) The cooktop maximum power limit (6800 W) can be reduced to 2800 W, 3500 W, or 6000 W . To change the maximum power limit (only within 30 seconds from the electrical connection): •...
• With the safety key-lock protection deactivated and all the cooking zones off, press at the same time the keys of timer and the keys . 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 • A beep sounds and the timer display shows “ ”: the current set maximum power limit can be read on the displays of the front cooking zones e .g .: —...
ERROR CODE ON THE DISPLAY/S If an error message appears on the display/s (the display/s show/s “ ” and another character alternating - e .g . “ ” and “ ”, “ ” and “ ”, ..) : Disconnect the cooktop from the mains .
3 - CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE GENERAL ADVICE • Before you begin cleaning, you must ensure that the appliance is switched off and disconnected from the electrical power supply. • It is advisable to clean when the appliance is cold . •...
Advice for the installer 4 - INSTALLATION CAUTION: • This appliance must be installed in accordance with these installation instructions. • This appliance shall only be serviced by authorised personnel. • This appliance is to be installed only by an authorised person in compliance with the current electrical regulations and in observation of the instructions supplied by the manufacturer.
This cooktop can be built into a working surface 30 to 50 mm thick and 600 mm deep . In order to install the ceramic hob into the kitchen fixture, a hole with the dimensions shown in figure 4.1 has to be made, keeping in consideration the following: •...
FIXING THE COOKTOP Each cooktop is supplied with a set of tabs and screws to fasten it on units with a working surface from 3 to 5 cm deep . The kit includes 4 tabs “A” and 4 self-threading screws “B” (figs. 4.4, 4.4a, 4.4b). •...
5 - ELECTRICAL SECTION IMPORTANT: The appliance must be installed in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. Incorrect installation, for which the manufacturer accepts no responsibility, may cause damage to persons, animals and things. The connection of the appliance to earth is mandatory. The manufacturer declines all responsibility for any inconvenience resulting from the inobservance of this condition.
CONNECTING THE FEEDER CABLE To connect the feeder cable to the hob it is necessary to carry out the following operations: • Unhook the terminal board cover “A” by inserting a screwdriver into the two hooks “B” (fig. 5.1). • Unscrew the screw “C”...
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6 - GUARANTEE Your new “KENWOOD” product comes with 12-month guarantee covering all parts and labour . If your appliance proves to be defective as a result of faulty materials or workmanship during the guarantee period, these parts will be repaired or replaced free of charge .
The manufacturer cannot be held responsible for possible inaccuracies due to printing or transcription errors in the present booklet . The manufacturer reserves the right to make all modifications to its products deemed necessary for manufacture or commercial reasons at any moment and without prior notice, without jeopardising the essential functional and safety characteristics of the appliances .