This 36” electric cooktop features Downdraft, an integrated ventilation system that doesn’t require a separate hood. A 10-inch Even-Heat™ Ultra element provides versatility for both high-and low-temperature cooking, and has multiple simmer settings. And with a 3-speed fan with 300 CFM exhaust rating, the venting can keep up with your culinary feats.
Integrates the ventilation system into the cooking surface so that a separate hood is not needed. Smoke and odors can be removed and taken outside or filtered and recirculated inside. A duct-free kit is available for purchase separately.
10'' Even-Heat™ Ultra Element with Simmer Setting
Provides more versatility for high and low temperature cooking techniques. Even-Heat™ Technology maintains a constant supply of power and delivers a range of simmer settings.
6'' Even-Heat™ Element with Melt Setting
Combines the benefits of Even-Heat™ Technology with a dedicated setting that reaches the low temperatures needed to melt chocolate or butter without scorching.
300 CFM Exhaust Rating
Handles the venting requirements of high temperature cooking techniques like pan searing and stir-frying.
3-Speed Fan Control
Can be precisely matched to cooking needs, effectively removing steam, grease, and odors from the air.
CookShield Finish for Glass Surface
Protects the cooktop surface from scratches, helping keep it looking pristine even with frequent use.
12''/9'' Double-Ring Element
Lets you use different cookware sizes at one location. When using large, 12-inch cookware the entire element surface is used. For smaller cookware, you’ll use only the 9-inch inner element.
Convertible to Duct-Free Ventilation
Allows a downdraft cooktop to be placed nearly anywhere in the kitchen using a duct-free conversion kit (not included). This filters and recirculates the air without running ductwork, ideal for kitchens with installation restrictions or ducting limitations.
Power-On Indicator Light
Lets you know at a glance when an element is on.
Provides a clear indication that lets you know if any cooking surface is on or still hot.
Pure Color Ceramic-Glass Surface
Comes in saturated colors with stainless steel control knobs for a sophisticated, easy-to-clean appearance.
Stainless Steel Knobs
Enhance the look of the cooktop surface with sturdy construction that adds to their premium feel.
8'' Round Element
Efficiently heats a commonly used pan size and can reach a power output of up to 1800 watts for every day use.
6'' Round Element
Can reach a power output of up to 1200 watts to handle your daily cooking needs.
A:AnswerYes, we are very impressed with how fast this cooktop heats up. I spent "hours" researching cooktops before we made this purchase. These are too expensive just to pick the first one you see. I would buy it again if I ever needed to.
A:AnswerDeeB, we cannot recommend using previous ventilation systems with a new Cooktop. Hopefully, this information is beneficial to you. Thank you for your inquiry regarding our KitchenAid Appliances!
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