Ensure foods cook evenly with this Bosch 500 Series 24-inch induction cooktop. The compact size makes this cooktop an ideal choice for smaller kitchens, and the flat surface means cleanup is quick and simple. This Bosch 500 Series 24-inch induction cooktop heats up faster than gas and electric stovetops to save time.
Keeps side dishes warm until dinner is ready to be served
11" warming zone.
3 heating elements
Deliver 1400-3700 watts of power for versatile heating options.
Provides a smooth surface that makes cleaning fast and simple.
Induction cooking is fantastic. You need to have pots and pans that allow for a proper 'connection' to the induction top and allow them to heat, but other than that, it's SO MUCH FASTER than gas or electric.
A:Answer Hi mcdeb. Thank you for your question. The 11 inch element is a cooking element also. Per the Use and Care Manual, you can use the Power Manager to adjust the cooktop. Power Manager:
You can use the power manager to set the total power of
The cooktop is preset at the factory. Its maximum
performance is specified on the rating label. You can use
the power manager to change the value in accordance
with the requirements for the relevant electrical
In order not to exceed this set value, the cooktop
automatically distributes the power available between the
cooking zones that are switched on.
As long as the power manager function is activated, the
output of a cooking zone may temporarily fall below the
nominal value. If a cooking zone is switched on and the
power limit is reached, ¬ appears in the heat setting
display for a short time. The appliance automatically
regulates and selects the highest possible power level.
For more information about how the total power of the
cooktop is changed, see section ~ "Basic settings"