OPERATING THE TRIPLE SURFACE RADIANT ELEMENT
Both the 30" and 36" cooktops are equipped with "Triple" surface radiant elements
located as shown in Figs. 1 & 2. A touch key pad on the element controls is used
to select one of the 3 positions of the element. Symbols and indicator lights on
the control panel are used to indicate which coil of the triple radiant element will
heat. The symbol indicates that only the inner element (See Fig. 3) will heat.
symbol indicates that both inner and middle elements (See Fig. 4) will heat
symbol indicates that all 3 portions of the element (See Fig. 5)
will heat. You may switch from either of these settings at any time during cooking.
To Operate the Triple Surface Element:
1. Place correctly sized cookware on the radiant surface element.
2. Touch and hold the
light above the
will turn ON. Note: If no other key pad is touched
within 20 seconds the request to Power ON the cooktop will clear.
3. Touch and hold the
a beep is heard. The display will show " -- ".
Note: If no further pads are touched within 10 seconds the request to
power the element ON will clear.
4. Select the INNER (Fig. 3), MIDDLE (Fig. 4) or ALL 3element (Fig. 5) to heat by touching the
pad once to turn ON the power level to HI. Touch
6. Each touch of the
through 3.0 by .5 increments. Simmer power levels between 3.0 and 1.0 will decrease or
increase by .2 increments. Lo is the lowest power level available.
Note: The power level may be adjusted at any time while the element is ON.
7. Start most cooking operations on a higher setting and then turn to a lower setting to
finish cooking. Each surface element provides a constant amount of heat at each
setting. A glowing red surface heating area extending beyond the bottom edge of the
cookware indicates the cookware is too small for the surface heating area.
8. When cooking has been completed touch the
if no other surface element is used touch the
Note: The HE message will appear in the display after turning the control knob to OFF if the
cooktop is still hot and remain on until the heating surface area has cooled sufficiently.
See the Recommended Setting for Surface Elements chart, on page 12, to make the correct setting.
Setting Surface Controls
key pad until a beep sound. The power indicator
pad for the desirede triple element position until
pad will decrease or increase the power level from 9.0
pad once for Lo.
pad once to turn the element OFF and
key pad to turn off the cooktop.