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Use Of The Cooking Zones; Energy Saving - Electrolux EHD8740FOK User Manual

Purehob 80cm wide induction hob with 4 infinate zones, direct access rotary touch slider controls.
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• ... a magnet pulls on to the bottom of the
cookware.
The bottom of the cookware
must be as thick and flat as possi-
ble.

4.2 Use of the cooking zones

IMPORTANT
Put the cookware on the cross which is on
the surface that you cook. Cover the cross
fully. The magnetic part of the bottom of
the cookware must be 125 mm minimum.
Induction cooking zones adapt to the di-
mension of the bottom of the cookware au-
tomatically. You can cook with the large
cookware on two cooking zones at the
same time.
4.3 The noises during operation
If you can hear
• crack noise: cookware is made of differ-
ent materials (Sandwich construction).
• whistle sound: you use one or more
cooking zones with high power levels
and the cookware is made of different
materials (Sandwich construction).
• humming: you use high power levels.
• clicking: electric switching occurs.
• hissing, buzzing: the fan operates.
The noises are normal and do not refer
to appliance malfunction.

4.4 Energy saving

How to save energy
He
Use to:
at
set
tin
g
Keep warm the food
you cooked
1
1 -
Hollandaise sauce,
3
melt: butter, chocolate,
gelatine
1 -
Solidify: fluffy omelettes,
3
baked eggs
• If it is possible, always put the lids on the
cookware.
• Put cookware on a cooking zone before
you start it.
• Use the residual heat to keep the food
warm or to melt it.
The cooking zone efficiency is related to
the diameter of the cookware . The cook-
ware with a smaller diameter than the mini-
mum receives only a part of the power
generated by the cooking zone. For the
minimum diameters see the Technical data
chapter.
4.5 Öko Timer (Eco Timer)
4.6 The Examples of cooking
applications
The relation between the heat setting and
the cooking zone consumption of power is
not linear.
When you increase the heat setting it is not
proportional to the increase of the cooking
zone consumption of power.
It means that the cooking zone with the
medium heat setting uses less than a half
of its power.
Time
Hints
as required
Put a lid on a cook-
ware
5 - 25 min
Mix from time to time
10 - 40 min
Cook with a lid on
The cooking zone efficiency
To save energy, the heater of the
cooking zone deactivates before
the count down timer sounds. The
difference in the operation time de-
pends on the heat setting level and
the length of the cooking operation.
The data in the table is for guid-
ance only.
Nominal
power con-
sumption
3 %
3 – 8 %
3 – 8 %

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