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Aeg IAE64881FB User Manual
IAE64881FB
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User Manual
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CONTENTS
1. SAFETY INFORMATION............................................................................................. 2
2. SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS.............................................................................................4
3. INSTALLATION............................................................................................................7
4. PRODUCT DESCRIPTION...........................................................................................8
5. BEFORE FIRST USE................................................................................................... 11
6. DAILY USE.................................................................................................................. 13
7. HINTS AND TIPS........................................................................................................20
8. CARE AND CLEANING.............................................................................................27
9. TROUBLESHOOTING............................................................................................... 27
10. TECHNICAL DATA..................................................................................................31
11. ENERGY EFFICIENCY............................................................................................. 32
FOR PERFECT RESULTS
Thank you for choosing this AEG product. We have created it to give you
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CUSTOMER CARE AND SERVICE
Always use original spare parts.
When contacting our Authorised Service Centre, ensure that you have the
following data available: Model, PNC, Serial Number.
The information can be found on the rating plate.
Warning / Caution-Safety information
General information and tips
Environmental information
Subject to change without notice.
1.
SAFETY INFORMATION
Before the installation and use of the appliance,
carefully read the supplied instructions. The
manufacturer is not responsible for any injuries or
damage that are the result of incorrect installation or
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usage. Always keep the instructions in a safe and
accessible location for future reference.
1.1 Children and vulnerable people safety
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This appliance can be used by children aged from 8
years and above and persons with reduced physical,
sensory or mental capabilities or lack of experience
and knowledge if they have been given supervision or
instruction concerning the use of the appliance in a
safe way and understand the hazards involved.
Children between 3 and 8 years of age and persons
with very extensive and complex disabilities shall be
kept away from the appliance unless continuously
supervised.
Children of less than 3 years of age should be kept
away from the appliance unless continuously
supervised.
Do not let children play with the appliance.
Keep all packaging away from children and dispose of
it appropriately.
Keep children and pets away from the appliance when
it operates or when it cools down. Accessible parts
may become hot during use.
If the appliance has a child safety device, it should be
activated.
Children shall not carry out cleaning and user
maintenance of the appliance without supervision.
1.2 General Safety
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WARNING: The appliance and its accessible parts
become hot during use. Care should be taken to
avoid touching heating elements.
WARNING: Unattended cooking on a hob with fat or
oil can be dangerous and may result in fire.
NEVER try to extinguish a fire with water, but switch
off the appliance and then cover flame e.g. with a lid
or a fire blanket.
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CAUTION: The appliance must not be supplied
through an external switching device, such as a timer,
or connected to a circuit that is regularly switched on
and off by a utility.
CAUTION: The cooking process has to be supervised.
A short term cooking process has to be supervised
continuously.
WARNING: Danger of fire: Do not store items on the
cooking surfaces.
Metallic objects such as knives, forks, spoons and lids
should not be placed on the hob surface since they
can get hot.
Do not use the appliance before installing it in the
built-in structure.
Do not use a steam cleaner to clean the appliance.
After use, switch off the hob element by its control
and do not rely on the pan detector.
If the glass ceramic surface / glass surface is cracked,
switch off the appliance and unplug it from the mains.
In case the appliance is connected to the mains
directly using junction box, remove the fuse to
disconnect the appliance from power supply. In either
case contact the Authorised Service Centre.
If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by
the manufacturer, an authorized Service or similarly
qualified persons in order to avoid a hazard.
WARNING: Use only hob guards designed by the
manufacturer of the cooking appliance or indicated by
the manufacturer of the appliance in the instructions
for use as suitable or hob guards incorporated in the
appliance. The use of inappropriate guards can cause
accidents.
2. SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
2.1 Installation
WARNING!
Only a qualified person must
install this appliance.
WARNING!
Risk of injury or damage to
the appliance.
• Remove all the packaging.
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• Do not install or use a damaged
appliance.
• Follow the installation instructions
supplied with the appliance.
• Keep the minimum distance from
other appliances and units.
• Always take care when moving the
appliance as it is heavy. Always use
safety gloves and enclosed footwear.
• Seal the cut surfaces with a sealant to
prevent moisture to cause swelling.
• Protect the bottom of the appliance
from steam and moisture.
• Do not install the appliance adjacent
to a door or under a window. This
prevents hot cookware falling from
the appliance when the door or the
window is opened.
• Each appliance has cooling fans on
the bottom.
• If the appliance is installed above a
drawer:
– Do not store any small pieces or
sheets of paper that could be
pulled in, as they can damage the
cooling fans or impair the cooling
system.
– Keep a distance of minimum 2 cm
between the bottom of the
appliance and parts stored in the
drawer.
• Remove any separator panels
installed in the cabinet below the
appliance.
2.2 Electrical Connection
WARNING!
Risk of fire and electric
shock.
• All electrical connections should be
made by a qualified electrician.
• The appliance must be earthed.
• Before carrying out any operation
make sure that the appliance is
disconnected from the power supply.
• Make sure that the parameters on the
rating plate are compatible with the
electrical ratings of the mains power
supply.
• Make sure the appliance is installed
correctly. Loose and incorrect
electricity mains cable or plug (if
applicable) can make the terminal
become too hot.
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• Use the correct electricity mains
cable.
• Do not let the electricity mains cable
tangle.
• Make sure that a shock protection is
installed.
• Use the strain relief clamp on the
cable.
• Make sure the mains cable or plug (if
applicable) does not touch the hot
appliance or hot cookware, when you
connect the appliance to the near
sockets.
• Do not use multi-plug adapters and
extension cables.
• Make sure not to cause damage to
the mains plug (if applicable) or to the
mains cable. Contact our Authorised
Service Centre or an electrician to
change a damaged mains cable.
• The shock protection of live and
insulated parts must be fastened in
such a way that it cannot be removed
without tools.
• Connect the mains plug to the mains
socket only at the end of the
installation. Make sure that there is
access to the mains plug after the
installation.
• If the mains socket is loose, do not
connect the mains plug.
• Do not pull the mains cable to
disconnect the appliance. Always pull
the mains plug.
• Use only correct isolation devices: line
protecting cut-outs, fuses (screw type
fuses removed from the holder), earth
leakage trips and contactors.
• The electrical installation must have
an isolation device which lets you
disconnect the appliance from the
mains at all poles. The isolation
device must have a contact opening
width of minimum 3 mm.
2.3 Use
WARNING!
Risk of injury, burns and
electric shock.
• Remove all the packaging, labelling
and protective film (if applicable)
before first use.
• This appliance is for household use
only.
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• Do not change the specification of
this appliance.
• Make sure that the ventilation
openings are not blocked.
• Do not let the appliance stay
unattended during operation.
• Set the cooking zone to “off” after
each use.
• Do not rely on the pan detector.
• Do not put cutlery or saucepan lids on
the cooking zones. They can become
hot.
• Do not operate the appliance with
wet hands or when it has contact with
water.
• Do not use the appliance as a work
surface or as a storage surface.
• If the surface of the appliance is
cracked, disconnect immediately the
appliance from the power supply. This
to prevent an electrical shock.
• Users with a pacemaker must keep a
distance of minimum 30 cm from the
induction cooking zones when the
appliance is in operation.
• When you place food into hot oil, it
may splash.
WARNING!
Risk of fire and explosion
• Fats and oil when heated can release
flammable vapours. Keep flames or
heated objects away from fats and oils
when you cook with them.
• The vapours that very hot oil releases
can cause spontaneous combustion.
• Used oil, that can contain food
remnants, can cause fire at a lower
temperature than oil used for the first
time.
• Do not put flammable products or
items that are wet with flammable
products in, near or on the appliance.
WARNING!
Risk of damage to the
appliance.
• Do not keep hot cookware on the
control panel.
• Do not put a hot pan cover on the
glass surface of the hob.
• Do not let cookware boil dry.
• Be careful not to let objects or
cookware fall on the appliance. The
surface can be damaged.
• Do not activate the cooking zones
with empty cookware or without
cookware.
• Do not put aluminium foil on the
appliance.
• Cookware made of cast iron,
aluminium or with a damaged bottom
can cause scratches on the glass /
glass ceramic. Always lift these
objects up when you have to move
them on the cooking surface.
• This appliance is for cooking
purposes only. It must not be used for
other purposes, for example room
heating.
2.4 Food Sensor
• Use the Food Sensor according to its
purpose. Do not use it to open or lift
anything.
• Use only the Food Sensor
recommended for the hob, one at a
time.
• Do not use it when it is
malfunctioning or damaged.
• Do not use the Food Sensor in the
oven or microwave.
• The Food Sensor can read
temperatures up to 120 °C.
• Make sure that the Food Sensor is
always inside the food or liquid, up to
the minimum level mark.
• Clean the Food Sensor before the
first use. Use only neutral detergents.
Do not use any abrasive products,
abrasive cleaning pads, solvents or
metal objects. Do not wash the Food
Sensor in the dishwasher. The silicone
handle may discolour, which has no
effect on how the Food Sensor
operates.
• Use the original packaging to store
the Food Sensor.
• If you replace the Food Sensor, store
the old one minimum 3 m away. The
old Food Sensor may influence the
functioning of the new one.
2.5 Care and cleaning
• Clean the appliance regularly to
prevent the deterioration of the
surface material.
• Deactivate the appliance and let it
cool down before you clean it.
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• Disconnect the appliance from the
electrical supply before maintenance.
• Do not use water spray and steam to
clean the appliance.
• Clean the appliance with a moist soft
cloth. Only use neutral detergents. Do
not use any abrasive products,
abrasive cleaning pads, solvents or
metal objects.
2.6 Service
• To repair the appliance contact the
Authorised Service Centre.
• Use original spare parts only.
2.7 Disposal
WARNING!
Risk of injury or suffocation.
• Contact your municipal authority for
information on how to discard the
appliance correctly.
• Disconnect the appliance from the
mains supply.
• Cut off the mains electrical cable
close to the appliance and dispose of
it.
3. INSTALLATION
WARNING!
Refer to Safety chapters.
3.4 Assembly
3.1 Before the installation
Before you install the hob, write down
the information bellow from the rating
plate. The rating plate is on the bottom
of the hob.
Serial number ...........................
3.2 Built-in hobs
Only use the built-in hobs after you
assemble the hob into correct built-in
units and work surfaces that align to the
standards.
3.3 Connection cable
• For a single phase or two phase
connection, use the cable type:
H05BB-F or H03V2V2-F which
withstands a temperature of 70 °C or
higher.
• To replace the damaged mains cable,
use the cable: H05BB-F or H03V2V2-F
which withstands a temperature of 70
°C or higher.
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500mm
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If the appliance is installed
above a drawer, the hob
ventilation can warm up the
items stored in the drawer
during the cooking process.
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4. PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
4.1 Cooking surface layout
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1 Induction zone with Assisted
Cooking
2 Induction zone with Assisted
Cooking and Pan Fry
3 Control panel
4 Induction cooking zone
5 Area with antenna
CAUTION!
Do not put anything on
the hob in this area.
4.2 Control panel layout
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To see the available settings touch the appropriate symbol.
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Symbol
Comment
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ON / OFF
To activate and deactivate the hob.
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Menu
To open and close the Menu.
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Food Sensor
To open the Food Sensor menu.
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Zone selection
To open the slider for the selected zone.
Zone indicator
To show for which zone the slider is active.
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To set the timer functions.
Slider
To adjust the heat setting.
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PowerBoost
To activate the function.
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Lock
To activate and deactivate the function.
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The window of the Hob²Hood infrared signal communicator. Do not cover it.
Pause
To activate and deactivate the function.
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To show the current heat setting.
Bridge
To activate and deactivate the function.
Signal indicators
Full connection / No signal. To show the signal
strength of the connection between the Food Sensor and the antenna.
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4.3 Food Sensor
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The Food Sensor is a wireless
temperature probe operating without a
battery, delivered in a packaging with
the hob. Inside its handle there is an
antenna. Another antenna is located
below the hob surface, in the area
between the two rear cooking zones. To
1 Measurement point
2 Minimum level mark
3 Recommended immersion range (for
liquids)
4 Calibration code
5 Hook for placing the Food Sensor on
the rim
6 Handle with antenna inside
ensure proper communication between
the Food Sensor and the hob do not put
anything on the hob in this area.
The measurement point is located
halfway between the tip and the
minimum level mark. Insert the Food
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Sensor in the food at least up to the
minimum level mark. For liquids, to get
the best cooking results, immerse the
Food Sensor in the liquid 2-5 cm above
the minimum level mark. Place the Food
Sensor on the rim of the pot or pan by
the hook; close to the area with the
antenna, at 1 - 3 o'clock position (for the
left side of the hob) or 9 - 11 o'clock
position (for the right side of the hob).
The following indicators show the
strength of the connection between the
hob and the Food Sensor on the display:
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. If the hob cannot establish
comes on. You can
the connection,
move the Food Sensor along the rim of
the pot to establish or strengthen the
connection. The hob refreshes the
connection status every 3 seconds.
For more information refer
to "Hints and Tips for the
Food Sensor".
4.4 Key features of your hob
Your new SensePro® hob expertly
guides you through the entire cooking
session. Refer to the information below
to discover several of its best features.
Depending on the kind of food, you can
use Assisted Cooking with or without the
Food Sensor. For various dishes you get
different sets of functions.
Food Sensor
- can be used in two
ways. It measures the temperature in
functions such as Thermometer and Pan
Fry as well as helps you accurately
maintain the temperature for different
food types while cooking Sous Vide or
using functions such as Poach, Simmer or
Reheat.
Assisted Cooking - facilitates cooking by
providing you with ready-made recipes
for various dishes, pre-defined cooking
parameters, and step-by-step
instructions. You can use it with the Food
Sensor, e.g. to prepare a steak, or
without it, e.g. to prepare pancakes. The
available options depend on the kind of
dish you want to make. In this mode you
can use functions such as Sous Vide, Pan
Fry, Simmer, Reheat, and many more.
Pop-up windows and sounds inform you
when the pre-defined temperature is
reached. You can access Assisted
Cooking from the Menu.
Sous Vide - a method of cooking
vacuum-packed food in low temperature,
for a prolonged period of time, which
helps you save vitamins and maintain the
flavour. Your hob provides you with clear
settings and instructions to follow. Once
you select the function via Assisted
Cooking, the temperatures are defined
for different food types. You can also
choose your own temperatures if you
activate the function via Sous Vide in the
Menu.
Pan Fry
- a frying method with
automatically controlled heat levels,
dedicated to various types of food. It
helps you avoid overheating of food or
oil. You can activate it by selecting
Assisted Cooking from the Menu.
Thermometer - with this function the
Food Sensor measures the temperature
while cooking. You cannot use it when
the Assisted Cooking function operates.
Other useful features of your hob:
Melting
- this function is perfect for
melting chocolate or butter.
PowerBoost
- this function quickly
boils large quantities of water.
Pause
- this function lowers the heat
setting to 1 for all cooking zones,
enabling you to keep the food warm for
a long time.
Bridge
- this function allows you to
combine both left side zones and use
larger cookware. You can use it with Pan
Fry.
Hob²Hood - this function connects the
hob with a special hood and adjusts the
fan speed accordingly.
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Lock
- this function temporarily
disables the control panel during
cooking.
Child Lock - this function disables the
control panel while the hob does not
operate, preventing accidental use.
Stopwatch, Count Down Timer, and
Minute Minder - are three functions that
you can choose between to monitor the
cooking time.
For more info, refer to "Daily use".
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4.5 OptiHeat Control (3 step
Residual heat indicator)
WARNING!
III / II / I There is a risk of
burns from residual heat.
The indicator shows the level
of the residual heat.
The induction cooking zones produce
the heat necessary for the cooking
process directly in the bottom of the
cookware. The glass ceramic is heated by
the heat of the cookware.
5. BEFORE FIRST USE
WARNING!
Refer to Safety chapters.
5.1 Using the display
• Only the backlit symbols can be used.
• To activate a given option, touch the
relevant symbol on the display.
• The selected function is activated
when you remove the finger from the
display.
• To scroll the available options, use a
quick gesture or drag your finger
across the display. The speed of the
gesture determines how fast the
screen moves.
• The scrolling can stop by itself or you
can stop it immediately if you touch
the display.
• You can change most of the
parameters shown on the display
when you touch the relevant symbols.
• To select the required function or
time you can scroll through the list
and / or touch the option you want to
choose.
• When the hob is activated and some
of the symbols disappear from the
display, touch it again. All the symbols
come back on.
• For certain functions, when you start
them, a pop-up window with
additional information appears. To
deactivate the pop-up window
before you
permanently, check
activate the function.
• Select a zone first to activate the timer
functions.
Symbols useful for display navigation
To confirm the selection or setting.
To go back / forwards one level in
the Menu.
To scroll up / down the instructions
on the display.
To activate / deactivate the options.
To close the pop-up window.
To cancel a setting.
5.2 First connection to the
mains
When you connect the hob to the mains
you have to set Language, Display
Brightness and Buzzer Volume.
You can change the setting in Menu >
Settings > Setup. Refer to "Daily use".
5.3 Food Sensor calibration
Before you start using the Food Sensor
you need to calibrate it, to ensure that
the temperature readings are correct.
Once the Food Sensor is calibrated
properly, it measures the temperature at
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the boiling point with the tolerance
range of + / - 2 °C.
Follow the procedure when:
• you install the hob for the first time;
• you move the hob to a different
location (change of altitude);
• you replace the Food Sensor.
Use a pot with the bottom
diameter of 180 mm and fill
it with 1 - 1,5 l of water.
1. To calibrate or re-calibrate the
function, put the Food Sensor on the
rim of a pot. Fill the pot with cold
water, at least up to the minimum
level mark, and place it on the left
front cooking zone.
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2. Touch
Select Settings > Food Sensor >
Calibration from the list.
Follow the instructions on the screen.
3. Touch Start next to the cooking
zone.
An info pop-up window appears once
the procedure is complete.
Do not put salt into the
water, this may affect the
procedure.
To leave the Menu, touch
or the right
side of the display, outside of the pop-up
window.
5.4 Food Sensor pairing
If you replace the Food Sensor with a
new one, you need to pair it with your
hob.
1. Touch
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Select Settings > Food Sensor > Pairing
from the list.
2. Touch Forget to disconnect the
previous Food Sensor.
3. Touch Pair next to the cooking zone.
A pop-up window appears.
4. Enter the five-digit code engraved on
your new Food Sensor, using the
number pad.
5. Touch OK to confirm.
Your Food Sensor is now paired with the
hob.
Always calibrate the Food Sensor after
pairing.
To leave the Menu, touch
or the right
side of the display, outside of the pop-up
window.
5.5 Menu structure
Touch
to access and change the
settings of the hob or activate some
functions.
or the right
To leave the Menu, touch
side of the display, outside of the pop-up
window. To navigate through the Menu
use or .
The table shows the basic Menu
structure.
Originally, your hob is paired with the
Food Sensor upon delivery.
Assisted Cooking
Refer to the Assisted Cooking section in "Daily use".
Hob Functions
Sous Vide
Thermometer
Melting
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Settings
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Child Lock
Stopwatch
Hob²Hood
Refer to the Hob²Hood section in
"Daily use".
Food Sensor
Connection
Calibration
Pairing
Setup
Assisted Cooking
Language
Key Tones
Buzzer Volume
Display Brightness
Service
Demo Mode
License
Show Software Version
Alarm History
Reset All Settings
6. DAILY USE
WARNING!
Refer to Safety chapters.
6.1 Activating and
deactivating
Touch
for 1 second to activate or
deactivate the hob.
6.2 Automatic Switch Off
The function deactivates the hob
automatically if:
• all cooking zones are deactivated,
• you do not set the heat setting after
you activate the hob,
• you spill or put something on the
control panel for more than 10
seconds (a pan, a cloth, etc.). An
acoustic signal sounds and the hob
deactivates. Remove the object or
clean the control panel.
• the hob gets too hot (e.g. when a
saucepan boils dry). Let the cooking
zone cool down before you use the
hob again.
• you use incorrect cookware or there is
no cookware on a given zone. The
white cooking zone symbol blinks and
the induction cooking zone
deactivates automatically after 2
minutes.
• you do not deactivate a cooking zone
or change the heat setting. After
some time a message comes on and
the hob deactivates.
The relation between the heat setting
and the time after which the hob
deactivates:
Heat setting
The hob deactivates after
1-2
6 hours
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Heat setting
The hob deactivates after
3-5
5 hours
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4 hours
7-9
1.5 hour
When you use Pan Fry the
hob deactivates after 1.5
hours. For Sous Vide the hob
deactivates after 4 hours.
6.3 Using the cooking zones
Place the cookware in the centre of the
selected cooking zone. Induction
cooking zones adapt to the dimensions
of the bottom of the cookware
automatically.
Once you place a pot on the selected
cooking zone the hob automatically
detects it and the relevant slider appears
on the display. The slider is visible for 8
seconds, after that time the display goes
back to the main view. To close the slider
faster tap the screen outside of the slider
area.
You can also change the heat setting
while cooking. Touch the zone selection
symbol on the main view of the control
panel and move you finger to the left or
right (to lower or increase the heat
setting).
6.5 Bridge function
This function connects two cooking
zones and they operate as one with the
same heat setting.
You can use the function with large
cookware.
1. Place the cookware on two cooking
zones. The cookware must cover the
centres of both zones.
to activate the function.
2. Touch
The zone symbol changes.
3. Set the heat setting.
The cookware must cover the centres of
both zones but not go beyond the area
marking.
When other zones are active the heat
setting for the zone you want to use may
be limited. Refer to "Power
Management".
Make sure that the pot is
suitable for induction hobs.
For more information on
cookware types refer to
"Hints and tips". Check the
size of the pot in "Technical
data".
6.4 Heat setting
1. Activate the hob.
2. Place the pot on the selected
cooking zone.
The slider for the active cooking zone
appears on the display and is active for 8
seconds.
3. Touch or slide your finger to set the
desired heat setting.
The symbol turns red and becomes
bigger.
To deactivate the function, touch . The
cooking zones operate independently.
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6.6 PowerBoost
This function activates more power for
the appropriate induction cooking zone;
it depends on the cookware size. The
function can be activated only for a
limited period of time.
1. Touch the desired zone symbol first.
2. Touch
or slide your finger to the
right to activate the function for the
chosen cooking zone.
The symbol turns red and becomes
bigger.
The function deactivates automatically.
To deactivate the function manually
select the zone and change its heat
setting.
For maximum duration
values, refer to "Technical
data".
6.7 Power Management
• Cooking zones are grouped
according to the location and number
of the phases in the hob. See the
illustration.
• Each phase has a maximum electricity
loading of 3680 W.
• The function divides the power
between cooking zones connected to
the same phase.
• The function activates when the total
electricity loading of the cooking
zones connected to a single phase
exceeds 3680 W.
• The function decreases the power of
the other cooking zones connected to
the same phase, which has an
influence on the available heat
setting.
• The maximum heat setting is visible
on the slider. Only the digits in white
are active.
• If a higher heat setting is not available
reduce it for the other cooking zones
first.
6.8 Assisted Cooking
This function adjusts the parameters to
different types of food and maintains
them throughout cooking.
With the function you can prepare a wide
range of dishes, such as Meat, Fish &
Seafood, Vegetables, Soups, Sauces,
Pasta or Milk. There are different cooking
methods available for different types of
food, e.g. for chicken you can choose
between Pan Fry, Sous Vide or Poach.
You can activate the function on the left
side of the hob only. Assisted Cooking
with the Sous Vide function can be
activated for the left front or rear cooking
zone. If you want to use Pan Fry it can be
activated for the left front cooking zone
or both cooking zones when bridged.
If Assisted Cooking runs on the left front
cooking zone, use the zones on the right
for cooking without the function.
Do not use cookware with the bottom
diameter exceeding 200 mm on the left
rear cooking zone when the function
operates on the left front one. This may
influence the connection between the
Food Sensor and the antenna situated
below the hob surface.
Do not heat cookware up
before cooking. Use only
cold tap water or liquids, if
applicable. Reheat only cold
dishes.
For Pan Fry follow the
instructions on the display.
Add oil once the pan is hot.
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To stop the function, touch or
, or
the symbol of the active zone, and select
Stop. To confirm touch Yes in the pop-up
window.
With Assisted Cooking the
timer function works as
Minute Minder. It does not
stop the function when the
set time runs out.
1. To activate the function, touch
6.9 Sous Vide
or
and select Assisted Cooking.
2. Choose the type of food you would
like to prepare from the list.
For each type of food there are a few
options available. Follow the
instructions shown on the display.
• You can touch OK on top of the
pop-up window to use the default
settings.
• For Pan Fry, you can change the
default heat level. For some
dishes you can check the core
temperature of the food if you
use the Food Sensor.
• For most of the options, e.g. Sous
Vide and Poach, you can change
the default temperature.
• You can change the default time
or set your own. Only for Sous
Vide the minimum time is predefined.
Additional instructions with detailed
information are available on the screen.
and
.
You can scroll them with
3. Touch OK. Follow the instructions in
the pop-up windows.
Some of the options start with
preheating. You can trace the
progress on the control bar.
4. If a pop-up window appears with
instructions, touch OK and then Start
to continue.
The function operates with the predefined settings.
To deactivate the pop-up window
before you
permanently, check
activate the function.
5. Once the set time is up, an acoustic
signal sounds and a pop-up window
appears. To close the window, touch
OK.
The function does not stop
automatically. For Sous Vide the hob will
automatically deactivate after a
maximum of four hours.
To prepare meat, fish or vegetables with
the use of the function you need
appropriate zip-lock bags, or plastic bags
and a vacuum sealer. Put seasoned food
in bags and vacuum seal them. You can
also buy portions of food ready to
prepare with this cooking method.
WARNING!
Make sure you obey food
safety principles. Refer to
"Hints and Tips".
With this function you are free to choose
your own time and temperature
(between 35 and 85 °C), suitable for the
kind of food you want to prepare. Use
maximally 4 litres of water; cover the pot
with a lid. For more details on cooking
parameters, refer to the Cooking Guide
table in "Hints and Tips". Defrost food
before preparing it.
The function can only be activated for
the left front or left rear cooking zone. If
Sous Vide runs, use the zones on the
right for cooking without the function.
With Sous Vide the timer
function works as Minute
Minder. The function
deactivates automatically
only after a maximum of four
hours.
1. Prepare portions of food according
to the instructions above.
2. Place the pot filled with cold water
on the left front or rear cooking zone.
3. Touch
> Sous Vide. You can also
> Hob Functions > Sous
touch
Vide.
4. Select the right temperature.
Set the time (optionally). The time of the
cooking session depends on the
thickness and type of food.
5. Touch OK to continue.
6. Place the Food Sensor on the rim of
the pot.
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7. Touch OK to close the pop-up
window.
8. Touch Start to activate preheating.
Once the pot reaches the intended
temperature, an acoustic signal sounds
and a pop-up window appears. Touch
OK to confirm.
9. Put portions of food in bags vertically
into the pot (you may use a Sous
Vide rack). Touch Start.
If you set the Minute Minder, it starts
running along with the function.
10. Once the set time is up, an acoustic
signal sounds and
blinks. To stop
the signal touch .
To stop or re-adjust the function, touch
or the symbol of the active zone, and
then Stop. To confirm, touch Yes in the
pop-up window.
KeepTemperature
You can use the Sous Vide function for
cooking while the Food Sensor
accurately controls and maintains the
temperature (with the accuracy of + / - 1
°C ). You can prepare a wide range of
dishes such as spiced fonds or sauces
(e.g. different types of curry or
bouillabaisse). You can set your own
parameters or refer to the Cooking
Guide table in "Hints and Tips".
The function can only be activated for
the left front or left rear cooking zone.
> Hob Functions > Sous
1. Touch
Vide or access the function by
touching
> Sous Vide.
2. Select the right temperature.
Set the time (optionally).
3. Touch OK to continue.
4. Place the Food Sensor on the rim of
the pot, or insert it in the food.
5. Touch Start to activate preheating.
Once the pot reaches the intended
temperature, an acoustic signal sounds
and a pop-up window appears.
6. Touch OK to close the pop-up
window.
7. Touch Start.
If you set the Minute Minder, it starts
running along with the function.
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8. Once the set time is up, an acoustic
signal sounds and
blinks. To stop
the signal touch .
To stop or re-adjust the function, touch
or the symbol of the active zone, and
then Stop. To confirm, touch Yes in the
pop-up window.
6.10 Thermometer
With this function the Food Sensor works
as a thermometer, which helps you
monitor the temperature of the food or
liquid while cooking. For example, you
can rely on it to heat up milk or check the
temperature of baby food.
At least one cooking zone has to be
active to use the function.
You can activate the function for all
cooking zones but only for one cooking
zone at a time.
1. Insert the Food Sensor inside the
food or liquid up the minimum level
mark.
on the display to open the
2. Touch
Food Sensor menu and choose
Thermometer. You can also touch
> Hob Functions > Thermometer.
3. Touch Start.
Measuring starts on the active
cooking zone.
If none of the cooking zones is active
an info pop-up window appears.
To stop the function, touch the digits
indicating the temperature or
select Stop.
6.11
and
Melting
You can use this function to melt
different products, e.g. chocolate or
butter. You can use the function only for
one cooking zone at a time.
1. Touch
on the display to open the
Menu.
2. Select Hob Functions > Melting from
the list.
3. Touch Start.
You need to select the desired
cooking zone.
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If the cooking zone is already active a
pop-up window appears. Cancel the
previous heat setting to activate the
function.
To leave the Menu, touch
or the right
side of the display, outside of the pop-up
window. To navigate through the Menu,
.
The symbols change to
5. Slide your finger to the left or right to
select the desired time (e.g. hours
and/or minutes).
6. Touch OK to confirm your selection.
+STOP
use or .
You can also choose
to cancel your
selection.
When the time comes to an end, a signal
To stop the function, touch the zone
selection symbol and then touch Stop.
sounds and
the signal.
6.12
setting to 0. Alternatively, touch
You cannot activate the function when
Assisted Cooking or Sous Vide is
running.
When the function operates only
and
symbols can be used. All other
symbols on the control panel are locked.
The function does not stop the timer
functions.
to activate the function.
comes on. The heat setting is lowered
to 1.
To deactivate the function touch
.
The function stops PowerBoost. The
highest heat setting reactivates when you
touch
again.
6.13 Timer
+STOP
to stop
To deactivate the function set the heat
Pause
This function sets all cooking zones that
operate to the lowest heat setting.
Touch
blinks. Touch
Count Down Timer
+STOP
to
the left of the timer value, touch
next
to it and confirm your choice when a
pop-up window appears.
Minute Minder
You can use this function when the hob is
activated but the cooking zones do not
operate.
The function has no effect on the
operation of the cooking zones.
1. Select any cooking zone.
The relevant slider appears on the
display.
2. Touch .
The timer menu window appears on the
display.
3. Slide your finger to the left or right to
select the desired time (e.g. hours
and minutes).
4. Touch OK to confirm your selection.
You can also choose
to cancel your
selection.
When the time comes to an end, a signal
blinks. Touch
to stop
Use this function to specify how long a
cooking zone should operate during a
single cooking session.
sounds and
the signal.
You can set the function for each
cooking zone separately.
the left of the timer value, touch
next
to it and confirm your choice when a
pop-up window appears.
1. Set the heat setting for the
appropriate cooking zone first and
then set the function.
2. Touch the zone symbol.
3. Touch .
The timer menu window appears on the
display.
4. Check
to activate the function.
To deactivate the function touch
to
Stopwatch
The function automatically starts
counting immediately after you activate a
cooking zone. You can use this function
to monitor how long it operates.
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1. Touch
to access the Menu.
2. Scroll the Menu to select Settings >
Stopwatch.
3. Touch the switch to turn the function
on / off.
The function does not stop when you lift
the pot. To reset the function and start it
again manually touch , select Reset
from the pop-up window. The function
starts counting from 0. To Pause the
function for one cooking session touch
and select Pause from the pop-up
window. Select Start to continue
counting.
6.14
Lock
You can lock the control panel while the
hob operates. It prevents an accidental
change of the heat setting.
Set the heat setting first.
Touch
to activate the function.
To deactivate the function, touch
seconds.
for 3
When you deactivate the
hob, you also deactivate this
function.
6.15 Child Lock
This function prevents an accidental
operation of the hob.
1. Touch
on the display to open the
Menu.
2. Select Settings > Child Lock from the
list.
3. Turn the switch on and touch the
letters A-O-X in the alphabetical
order to activate the function. To
deactivate the function turn the
switch off.
or the right
To leave the Menu, touch
side of the display, outside of the pop-up
window. To navigate through the Menu,
use or .
6.16 Language
1. Touch
Menu.
on the display to open the
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2. Select Settings > Setup > Language
from the list.
3. Choose the appropriate language
from the list.
If you chose the wrong language, touch
. A list appears. Select the third option
from the top, then the last but one
option. Next, select the second option.
Scroll down to choose the appropriate
language from the list. Finally, choose
the option on the right.
To leave the Menu, touch
or the right
side of the display, outside of the pop-up
window. To navigate through the Menu,
use or .
6.17 Key Tones / Buzzer
Volume
You can choose the type of sound your
hob emits or turn the sounds off entirely.
You can choose between the click
(default) or beep.
1. Touch
on the display to open the
Menu.
2. Select Settings > Setup > Key
Tones / Buzzer Volume from the list.
3. Choose the appropriate option.
To leave the Menu, touch
or the right
side of the display, outside of the pop-up
window. To navigate through the Menu,
use or .
6.18 Display Brightness
You can change the brightness of the
display.
There are 4 brightness levels, 1 is the
lowest and 4 is the highest.
1. Touch
on the display to open the
Menu.
2. Select Settings > Setup > Display
Brightness from the list.
3. Choose the appropriate level.
or the right
To leave the Menu, touch
side of the display, outside of the pop-up
window. To navigate through the Menu,
use or .
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6.19 Hob²Hood
It is an advanced automatic function
which connects the hob to a special
hood. Both the hob and the hood have
an infrared signal communicator. The
speed of the fan is defined automatically
on the basis of the mode setting and the
temperature of the hottest pot on the
hob.
For most of the hoods the remote
system is originally deactivated. Activate
it before you use the function. For more
information refer to the hood user
manual.
To operate the function automatically,
set the automatic mode to H1 - H6. The
hob is originally set to H5. The hood
reacts whenever you operate the hob.
The hob recognizes the temperature of
the cookware automatically and adjusts
the speed of the fan. You can set the hob
to activate only the light by selecting H1.
If you change the fan speed
on the hood, the default
connection with the hob is
deactivated. To reactivate
the function, turn both
appliances OFF and ON
again.
Mod Autoe
matic
light
Boiling1)
Frying2)
H0
Off
Off
Off
H1
On
Off
Off
H23)
On
Fan speed 1 Fan speed 1
H3
On
Off
Fan speed 1
Mod Autoe
matic
light
Boiling1)
H4
On
Fan speed 1 Fan speed 1
H5
On
Fan speed 1 Fan speed 2
H6
On
Fan speed 2 Fan speed 3
Frying2)
1) The hob detects the boiling process and activates fan speed in accordance with the automatic
mode.
2) The hob detects the frying process and activates fan speed in accordance with the automatic
mode.
3) This mode activates the fan and the light and
does not rely on the temperature.
Changing the modes
If you are not satisfied with the noise
level / fan speed, you can switch
between modes manually.
1. Touch
.
Select Settings > Hob²Hood from the
list.
2. Choose the appropriate mode.
To leave the Menu touch
or the right
side of the display, outside of the pop-up
window.
When you finish cooking and deactivate
the hob, the hood fan may still operate
for a certain period of time. After that
time the system deactivates the fan
automatically and prevents you from an
accidental activation for the next 30
seconds.
The light on the hood deactivates 2
minutes after deactivating the hob.
7. HINTS AND TIPS
WARNING!
Refer to Safety chapters.
7.1 Cookware
For induction cooking zones
a strong electro-magnetic
field creates the heat in the
cookware very quickly.
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Use the induction cooking
zones with suitable
cookware.
Cookware material
• correct: cast iron, steel, enamelled
steel, stainless steel, multi-layer
bottom (with a correct marking from a
manufacturer).
• not correct: aluminium, copper,
brass, glass, ceramic, porcelain.
Cookware is suitable for an induction
hob if:
• water boils very quickly on a zone set
to the highest heat setting.
• a magnet pulls on to the bottom of
the cookware.
The bottom of the cookware
must be as thick and flat as
possible.
Ensure pan bases are clean
and dry before placing on
the hob surface.
Cookware dimensions
Induction cooking zones adapt to the
dimension of the bottom of the
cookware automatically.
The cooking zone efficiency is related to
the diameter of the cookware. The
cookware with a diameter smaller than
the minimum receives only a part of the
power generated by the cooking zone.
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• crack noise: cookware is made of
different materials (a sandwich
construction).
• whistle sound: you use a cooking
zone with a high power level and the
cookware is made of different
materials (a sandwich construction).
• humming: you use a high power level.
• clicking: electric switching occurs, the
pot is detected after you place it on
the hob.
• hissing, buzzing: the fan operates.
The noises are normal and do not
indicate any malfunction.
7.3 Öko Timer (Eco Timer)
To save energy, the heater of the
cooking zone deactivates before the
count down timer sounds. The difference
in the operation time depends on the
heat setting level and the length of the
cooking operation.
7.4 Examples of cooking
applications
The correlation between the heat setting
of a zone and its consumption of power
is not linear. When you increase the heat
setting, it is not proportional to the
increase of the consumption of power. It
means that a cooking zone with the
medium heat setting uses less than a half
of its power.
The data in the table is for
guidance only.
Refer to "Technical data".
7.2 The noises during
operation
If you can hear:
Heat setting
Use to:
Time
(min)
Hints
1
Keep cooked food warm.
as necessary
Put a lid on the cookware.
1-2
Hollandaise sauce, melt: butter, chocolate, gelatine.
5 - 25
Mix from time to time.
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Heat setting
Use to:
Time
(min)
Hints
1-2
Solidify: fluffy omelettes,
baked eggs.
10 - 40
Cook with a lid on.
2-3
Simmer rice and milkbased
dishes, heat up ready-cooked
meals.
25 - 50
Add at least twice as much liquid as rice, mix milk dishes
halfway through the procedure.
3-4
Steam vegetables, fish, meat.
20 - 45
Add a couple of tablespoons
of liquid.
4-5
Steam potatoes.
20 - 60
Use max. ¼ l of water for 750 g
of potatoes.
4-5
Cook larger quantities of food, 60 - 150
stews and soups.
Up to 3 l of liquid plus ingredients.
6-7
Gentle fry: escalope, veal cordon bleu, cutlets, rissoles,
sausages, liver, roux, eggs,
pancakes, doughnuts.
as necessary
Turn halfway through.
7-8
Heavy fry, hash browns, loin
steaks, steaks.
5 - 15
Turn halfway through.
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Boil water, cook pasta, sear meat (goulash, pot roast), deep-fry chips.
Boil large quantities of water. PowerBoost is activated.
7.5 Hints and Tips for the
Food Sensor
For functions such as
Assisted Cooking and Sous
Vide, you can use the Food
Sensor on the left side of the
hob only. With the
Thermometer function you
can use the Food Sensor
also on the right side of the
hob.
To ensure strong connection ( ,
)
between the Food Sensor and the hob:
For liquids
• Immerse the Food Sensor in the
liquid, within the recommended
immersion range. The minimum level
mark has to be covered.
• Place the Food Sensor on the rim of
the pot. If possible, keep it in the
vertical position. Make sure its tip
comes into contact with the bottom of
the pot. The handle of the Food
Sensor should always be outside of
the pot or pan.
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• If you want to use the Food Sensor on
the left side of the hob, ensure that it
is near the centre of the hob, at 1 - 3
o'clock position. If you want to use it
on the right (with the Thermometer
function), make sure it is placed at 9 11 o'clock position. Refer to the
illustrations below.
You can move the Food Sensor along
the rim of the pot if the connection
fails to establish.
• You can partially cover the pot with a
lid.
• If you use the left front cooking zone,
do not place any large pots on the left
rear one. Large pots on the left rear
cooking zone may block the signal.
Move the large pot to the right rear
cooking zone.
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central part of the portion.
• Make sure the Food Sensor is firmly
inserted in the food. The metal parts
of the Food Sensor should not touch
the walls of the pot / pan. The hook of
the handle has to point downwards.
• For meat / fish with a thickness of 2 - 3
cm, the tip of the Food Sensor should
reach the bottom of the pan.
• Remove the Food Sensor before
turning the food over.
• When using a plancha, make sure the
handle of the Food Sensor stays on
the right side, outside of its surface.
Refer to the illustrations below.
7.6 Cooking at low
temperatures - Food safety
principles
For solid foods (core temperature
measurement)
• Insert the Food Sensor across the
thickest part of the food, up to the
minimum level mark. The
measurement point should be in the
Make sure you comply with the following
instructions when cooking at low
temperatures, e.g. Sous Vide.
• Wash / disinfect your hands before
preparing food. Use disposable
gloves.
• Use only high quality fresh food,
stored in appropriate conditions.
• Always wash and peel fruits and
vegetables thoroughly.
• Keep your worktop surface and
cutting boards clean. Use different
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•
•
•
•
cutting boards for different types of
food.
Pay special attention to food hygiene
when preparing poultry, eggs, and
fish. Poultry should always be
prepared at the temperature of at
least 65 °C for a minimum of 50
minutes.
Make sure the fish you want to
prepare with the use of Sous Vide
have the sashimi quality, i.e. it is extra
fresh.
Store the prepared food in a
refrigerator for a maximum of 24
hours.
For people with a weakened immune
system or chronic health conditions it
is advisable to pasteurise food before
consuming it. Pasteurise the food at
60 °C for a minimum of one hour.
temperatures and suggested cooking
times. The parameters may vary
depending on the temperature, quality,
consistency, and quantity of food.
The length of the cooking time depends
more on the thickness of the food than
on its weight. E.g. for steak, the thicker
the piece, the more time it takes for its
core to reach the pre-defined
temperature. A 2 cm-thick steak requires
around one hour to reach 58 °C, while a
5 cm-thick one needs around four hours.
Monitor the first cooking session to
ensure the parameters below suit your
cooking habits and cookware. You can
change these parameters depending on
your personal preferences.
7.7 Cooking Guide
The table below shows examples of food
types and provides you with the optimal
Food type
Cooking
method
Preparation
level
Thickness /
amount of
food
Core temp / Cooking time
cooking
(min)
temp (°C)
Beef - steak
Sous Vide
rare
2 cm
50 - 54
medium
done
Chicken breast
Sous Vide
well-done
Poach
well-done
Chicken leg
Poach
well-done
Pork - steak
Sous Vide
well-done
45 - 90
4 cm
100 - 150
6 cm
180 - 250
2 cm
55 - 60
45 - 90
4 cm
100 - 150
6 cm
180 - 250
2 cm
61 - 68
45 - 90
4 cm
100 - 150
6 cm
180 - 250
200 - 300 g
64 - 72
45- 60
68 - 74
35 - 45
200 - 300 g
78 - 85
30 - 60
2 cm
60 - 66
35 - 60
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Food type
Cooking
method
Preparation
level
Thickness /
amount of
food
Core temp / Cooking time
cooking
(min)
temp (°C)
Pork - tenderloin
Sous Vide
well-done
4 - 5 cm
62 - 66
60 - 120
Lamb fillet
Sous Vide
medium
2 cm
56 - 60
35 - 60
64 - 68
40 - 65
56 - 60
60 - 120
64 - 68
65 - 120
2 cm
46 - 52
20 - 45
3 cm
46 - 52
35 - 50
2 cm
55 - 68
20 - 35
3 cm
55 - 68
25 - 45
well-done
Saddle of
lamb (without bones)
Sous Vide
Salmon
Sous Vide
medium
200 - 300 g
well-done
Poach
translucent
translucent
Tuna
Sous Vide
translucent
2 cm
45 - 50
35 - 50
Shrimps
Sous Vide
translucent
1 - 2 cm
50 - 56
25 - 45
Eggs
Sous Vide
soft1)
M - size
63 - 64
45 - 702)
medium1)
65 - 67
45 - 702)
hard1)
68 - 70
45 - 702)
soft
boiling
4
medium
boiling
7
hard
boiling
10
Boiling
Rice
Swelling
cooked
-
-
10 - 30
Potatoes
Boiling
cooked
-
-
15 - 30
Vegetables
(fresh)
Sous Vide
cooked
-
85
30 - 40
Asparagus
Sous Vide
cooked
-
85
30 - 40
1) The egg white stays liquid.
2) The times are for medium-sized eggs. For large eggs and eggs from the fridge add one minute to the
cooking time.
Additional tips for Assisted Cooking:
• Fill the pot with a suitable amount of
liquid (i.e. between 1 - 3 litres) before
cooking. Try to avoid adding more
while cooking.
• Use a lid to save energy and reach the
temperature faster (also for
preheating water).
• Stir your dish regularly throughout the
cooking process to ensure a uniform
temperature distribution.
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• Add salt at the very beginning of a
cooking session.
• Defrost food before preparing it.
• Add vegetables (e.g. broccoli,
cauliflower, green beans, Brussels
sprouts) when the water reaches the
intended temperature and the popup window appears.
• Add potatoes or rice to cold water
before you start the function.
• For stews, sauces, soups, curries,
ragout, goulash, and broths you can
use Reheat or Simmer. Before you
start the Simmer function, fry the
ingredients (without the Food Sensor)
and add cold liquid; next, activate the
function from Assisted Cooking.
• For small seafood, e.g. octopus
slices / tentacles or shellfish you can
use Pan Fry.
Additional tips for Pan Fry:
7.8 Hints and Tips for
Hob²Hood
When you operate the hob with the
function:
• Protect the hood panel from direct
sunlight.
• Do not spot halogen light on the
hood panel.
• Do not cover the hob control panel.
• Do not interrupt the signal between
the hob and the hood (e.g. with the
hand, a cookware handle or a tall
pot). See the picture.
The hood in the picture is only
exemplary.
WARNING!
Use only pans with flat
bottoms.
CAUTION!
Use laminated pans only
with low heat setting levels,
to prevent overheating and
damage of the cookware.
• Start the function when the hob is
cold (no preheating is necessary).
• Use sandwich bottom cookware made
of stainless steel.
• Do not use cookware with an
embossment in the centre of the
bottom.
• Different sizes of pans can cause
different heat up times. Heavy pans
store more heat than the lighter ones
and take more time to heat up.
• Turn the food over once it reaches a
half of the desired temperature.
Very thick portions of food should be
turned over more often (i.e. once
every two minutes). We recommend
you use the Sous Vide method first, to
get best results. To add a finishing
touch, put the prepared portions on a
pre-heated pan and roast them
quickly on both sides.
• Always remove the Food Sensor
before turning the food over.
Keep the window of the
Hob²Hood infrared signal
communicator clean.
Other remotely controlled
appliances may block the
signal. Do not use any such
appliances near to the hob
while Hob²Hood is on.
Cooker hoods with the Hob²Hood
function
To find the full range of cooker hoods
which work with this function refer to our
consumer website. The AEG cooker
hoods that work with this function must
have the symbol .
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8. CARE AND CLEANING
WARNING!
Refer to Safety chapters.
8.1 General information
• Clean the hob after each use.
• Always use cookware with a clean
base.
• Scratches or dark stains on the surface
have no effect on how the hob
operates.
• Use a special cleaner suitable for the
surface of the hob.
• Use a special scraper for the glass.
8.2 Cleaning the hob
• Remove immediately: melted plastic,
plastic foil, sugar and food with sugar,
otherwise, the dirt can cause damage
to the hob. Take care to avoid burns.
Use a special hob scraper on the glass
surface at an acute angle and move
the blade on the surface.
• Remove when the hob is sufficiently
cool: limescale rings, water rings, fat
stains, shiny metallic discoloration.
Clean the hob with a moist cloth and
a non-abrasive detergent. After
cleaning, wipe the hob dry with a soft
cloth.
• Remove shiny metallic
discoloration: use a solution of water
with vinegar and clean the glass
surface with a cloth.
• The surface of the hob has horizontal
grooves. Clean the hob with a moist
cloth and some detergent with
smooth movement from left to right.
After cleaning, wipe the hob dry with
a soft cloth from left to right.
9. TROUBLESHOOTING
WARNING!
Refer to Safety chapters.
9.1 What to do if...
Problem
Possible cause
You cannot activate or oper- The hob is not connected to
ate the hob.
an electrical supply or it is
connected incorrectly.
Remedy
Check if the hob is correctly
connected to the electrical
supply. Refer to the connection diagram.
The fuse is blown.
Make sure that the fuse is
the cause of the malfunction.
If the fuse is blown again
and again, contact a qualified electrician.
You do not set the heat setting for 60 seconds.
Activate the hob again and
set the heat setting in less
than 60 seconds.
You touched 2 or more sensor fields at the same time.
Touch only one sensor field.
Pause operates.
Refer to "Daily use".
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Problem
Possible cause
Remedy
The display does not react
to the touch.
Part of the display is covered
or the pots are placed too
near to the display.
There is some liquid or an
object on the display.
Remove the objects. Move
the pots away from the display.
Clean the display, wait until
the appliance is cold. Disconnect the hob from the
electrical supply. After 1 min,
connect the hob again.
An acoustic signal sounds
You put something on one
and the hob deactivates.
or more sensor fields.
An acoustic signal sounds
when the hob is deactivated.
Remove the object from the
sensor fields.
The hob deactivates.
Remove the object from the
sensor field.
You put something on the
sensor field
.
Residual heat indicator does
not come on.
The zone is not hot because
it operated only for a short
time or the sensor under the
hob surface is damaged.
If the zone operated sufficiently long to be hot, speak
to an Authorised Service
Centre.
After you activate Assisted
Cooking, the hob starts
heating up, stops, and then
starts again.
This is a safety check to ensure that the Food Sensor is
in a pot for which the Assisted Cooking function was
activated.
It is a normal procedure, it
does not indicate any malfunction.
You cannot activate the
highest heat setting.
Another zone is already set
to the highest heat setting.
First reduce the power of the
other zone.
The sensor fields become
hot.
The cookware is too large or Put large cookware on the
you put it too near to the
rear zones if possible.
controls.
The display shows that the
Food Sensor is not found.
The position of the Food
Sensor is incorrect.
Something blocks its signal
(e.g. cutlery, a pan handle or
another pot).
Position the Food Sensor
correctly. Refer to the illustrations in the "Hints and
tips" section.
Remove any metal objects or
other objects that may block
the signal.
The display shows the temperature of water is higher
than 100°C.
You did not calibrate the
Food Sensor or you did it incorrectly.
You moved the hob to a different location.
Calibrate the Food Sensor
again. Refer to "Calibrating".
You may also need to check
if the calibration code is correct. Refer to "Pairing".
You put too much salt in the
water.
Do not salt boiling water.
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Problem
Possible cause
Remedy
Temperature is not visible
on the display.
The display shows a warning
icon.
The Food Sensor did not establish connection with the
hob because the strength of
the signal is too low.
Place the Food Sensor close
to the antenna on the hob
surface, near the centre of
the hob. Refer to "Hints and
tips".
Something covers the Food
Sensor or the antenna on
the hob surface, e.g. a piece
of metal cutlery.
Remove anything that covers
the antenna. Make sure you
place cookware in the centre
of the cooking zone. Refer to
"Hints and tips".
The connection between the Make sure nothing covers
Food Sensor and the anten- the signal. Move the Food
na was lost.
Sensor along the rim of the
pot to adjust its position. Refer to "Hints and tips".
Other appliances work at the Remove any appliances that
same frequency and disturb may disturb the connection.
the connection.
Refer to "Technical Data".
Temperature of the food is
different than expected.
The Food Sensor is inserted
incorrectly.
Make sure the measurement
point is situated in the thickest part of the food. Refer to
the illustrations in the "Hints
and tips" section.
The hob detects significant
temperature jumps.
You added some water or
Avoid adding water or
changed the pot while cook- changing the pot after a
ing.
function starts.
The heat in the pot did not
spread evenly, especially for
thick liquids.
Stir the food frequently.
The pot gets too hot or the
food is overdone too quickly.
You used a pot which is too
small.
Use pots whose sizes are appropriate for a given cooking zone. Refer to "Technical
data".
You cannot activate a function.
Another function is running
on the same cooking zone,
which prevents the activation.
Stop the function before you
activate another.
Assisted Cooking or Sous
Vide stops.
At the beginning of a cook- Use only cold liquids.
ing session the temperature Do not preheat the cookof the liquid inside the pot is ware.
higher than 40 °C.
The cookware in use is hot.
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Problem
Possible cause
Remedy
Hob²Hood does not work.
You covered the control
panel.
Remove the object from the
control panel.
Hob²Hood operates, but on- You activated the H1 mode.
ly the light is on.
Change the mode to H2 - H6
or wait until the automatic
mode starts.
Hob²Hood modes H1 - H6
operate, but the light is off.
There might be a problem
with the light bulb.
Contact an Authorised Service Centre.
There is no sound when you
touch the panel sensor
fields.
The sounds are deactivated.
Activate the sounds. Refer to
"Daily use".
Wrong language is set.
You changed the language
by mistake.
Reset all functions to the factory settings. Select Reset All
Settings from the Menu.
Disconnect the hob from the
electrical supply. After 1 min,
connect the hob again. Set
Language, Display Brightness and Buzzer Volume.
A cooking zone deactivates. Automatic Switch Off deacti- Refer to "Daily use".
A warning message saying
vates the cooking zone.
Deactivate the hob and actithe cooking zone is going to
vate it again.
switch off comes on.
and a message come on.
O - X - A appears.
blinks.
and a number come on.
Lock operates.
Refer to "Daily use".
Child Lock operates.
Refer to "Daily use".
There is no cookware on the
zone.
Put cookware on the zone.
The cookware is unsuitable.
Use suitable cookware. Refer
to "Hints and tips".
The diameter of the bottom
of the cookware is too small
for the zone.
Use cookware with correct
dimensions. Refer to "Technical data".
There is an error in the hob.
Deactivate the hob and activate it again after 30 seconds. If
comes on again,
disconnect the hob from the
electrical supply. After 30
seconds, connect the hob
again. If the problem continues, speak to an Authorised
Service Centre.
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Problem
Possible cause
Remedy
You can hear a constant
beep noise.
The electrical connection is
incorrect.
Disconnect the hob from the
electrical supply. Ask a qualified electrician to check the
installation.
9.2 If you cannot find a
solution...
servicing by a service technician or
dealer will not be free of charge, also
during the warranty period. The
instructions about the Service Centre and
conditions of guarantee are in the
guarantee booklet.
If you cannot find a solution to the
problem yourself, contact your dealer or
an Authorised Service Centre. Give the
data from the rating plate. Make sure,
you operated the hob correctly. If not the
10. TECHNICAL DATA
10.1 Rating plate
Model IAE64881FB
Typ 62 B4A 01 CA
Induction 7.35 kW
Ser.Nr. .................
AEG
PNC 949 597 522 00
220 - 240 V / 400 V 2N 50 - 60 Hz
Made in Germany
7.35 kW
10.2 Software Licences
The software included in the hob
contains copyrighted software that is
licensed under the BSD, fontconfig, FTL,
GPL-2.0, LGPL-2.0, LGPL-2.1, libJpeg,
zLib/ libpng, MIT, OpenSSL / SSLEAY
ISC, Apache 2.0 and others.
Check the full copy of the licence in:
Menu > Settings > Service > License.
You can download the source code of
the open source software by following
the hyperlink present in the web product
page.
10.3 Cooking zones specification
Cooking zone
Nominal power PowerBoost
(maximum heat [W]
setting) [W]
PowerBoost
Cookware diammaximum dura- eter [mm]
tion [min]
Left front
2300
3200
10
125 - 210
Left rear
2300
3200
10
125 - 210
Right front
1400
2500
4
125 - 145
Right rear
1800
2800
10
145 - 180
The power of the cooking zones can be
different in some small range from the
data in the table. It changes with the
material and dimensions of the
cookware.
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For optimal cooking results use
cookware no larger than the diameter in
the table.
10.4 Food Sensor Technical
Specifications
Food Sensor is approved for use in
contact with food.
Working frequency
433,05 - 434,73
MHz
Maximum sending power 5 dBm
Temperature range
0 - 120°C
Measurement cycle
3 seconds
11. ENERGY EFFICIENCY
11.1 Product information according to EU 66/2014 valid for EU
market only
Model identification
IAE64881FB
Type of hob
Built-In Hob
Number of cooking zones
4
Heating technology
Induction
Diameter of circular cooking zones (Ø)
Left front
Left rear
Right front
Right rear
21.0 cm
21.0 cm
14.5 cm
18.0 cm
Energy consumption per
cooking zone (EC electric
cooking)
Left front
Left rear
Right front
Right rear
189.1 Wh / kg
189.1 Wh / kg
180.2 Wh / kg
178.3 Wh / kg
Energy consumption of the
hob (EC electric hob)
EN 60350-2 - Household electric cooking
appliances - Part 2: Hobs - Methods for
measuring performance
The energy measurements referring to
the cooking area are identified by the
markings of the respective cooking
zones.
11.2 Energy saving
You can save energy during everyday
cooking if you follow below hints.
184.2 Wh / kg
• When you heat up water, use only the
amount you need.
• If it is possible, always put the lids on
the cookware.
• Before you activate the cooking zone
put the cookware on it.
• Put the smaller cookware on the
smaller cooking zones.
• Put the cookware directly in the
centre of the cooking zone.
• Use the residual heat to keep the
food warm or to melt it.
12. ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS
Recycle materials with the symbol .
Put the packaging in relevant containers
to recycle it. Help protect the
environment and human health by
recycling waste of electrical and
electronic appliances. Do not dispose of
appliances marked with the symbol
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product to your local recycling facility or
contact your municipal office.
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