Flex Zone

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Flex Zone

Flex Zone

You can use the hob as a single hotplate or as two 

independent hotplates, as required.
It consists of four inductors that work independently of 

each other. If using the flexible cooking zone, only the 

area that is covered by cookware is activated.

Advice on using cookware

To ensure that the cookware is detected and heat is 

distributed evenly, correctly centre the cookware:

As a single hotplate

The flexible cooking zone is activated as a single 

hotplate.

Activating

1.

Select the flexible cooking zone by touching the 

Ä

 

symbol.

2.

Select the required heat setting from the settings 

area.

The flexible cooking zone has now been activated.

Changing the heat setting

Select the hotplate and change the heat setting in the 

relative settings area.

Adding a new item of cookware

Set the new piece of cookware down on the hotplate 

and then touch the 

ý

 symbol twice. The new piece of 

cookware will be detected and the heat setting that was 

previously selected will be retained.

Note: 

If the cookware is moved to the hotplate being 

used or lifted up, the hotplate begins an automatic 

search and the heat setting selected previously is 

retained.

Deactivating

Touch the 

ý

 symbol. 

This deactivates the flexible cooking zone. The two 

hotplates will now function independently.

As two independent hotplates

Use the flexible cooking zone as two independent 

hotplates.

Disconnecting hotplates

1.

Touch the 

ý

 symbol.

2.

Select the required hotplate by touching the 

"

 

symbol.

3.

Select the required heat setting from the settings 

area.

The hotplate is activated.

Notes

If the hob switches itself off and then on again, the 

flexible cooking zone is used as a single hotplate 

again.

To change the configuration settings for the flexible 

cooking zone, refer to section ~ "Basic settings".

Linking the two hotplates

Touch the 

ý

 symbol. 

The flexible cooking zone has now been activated.

As a single hotplate

Diameter smaller than or equal to 13 cm 

Place the cookware on one of the four posi-

tions that can be seen in the illustration.

Diameter greater than 13 cm 

Place the cookware on one of the three 

positions that can be seen in the illustration.

If the cookware takes up more than one 

hotplate, place it starting on the upper or 

lower edge of the flexible cooking zone.

As two independent hotplates

The front and rear hotplates each have two induc-

tors and can be used independently of each other. 

Select the required heat setting for each of the 

hotplates. Use only one item of cookware on each 

hotplate.