Gaggenau has set more benchmarks in the domestic kitchen than virtually any other manufacturer.
February 13th, 2012
From creating the first built-in oven and the first glass ceramic cook top to refrigerators that produce gourmet quality ice, Gaggenau is a pioneer of innovative, quality built-in kitchen appliances.
Purveyor of dream kitchen appliances, German brand Gaggenau, has released an extraordinary new product – the CX 480 full surface induction cooktop. Marking a new frontier for the market and yet another visionary innovation from Gaggenau, the entire surface of the cooktop is one large zoneless cooking area.
Gaggenau’s CX 480 induction cooktop demonstrates the company’s leadership in the hand crafting of superior appliances that inspire people to pursue their culinary aspirations. The induction cooktop particularly breaks new ground in the way it has incorporated a number of technical innovations in a sleek, modern design.
Not only is induction cooking fast, precise and energy efficient – for those who enjoyexclusive culinary culture there’s soon to be the freedom of haute cuisine preparation without the worry of boundaries. In fact up to four pots and pans can be placed on the induction cooktop’s edge-to-edge cooking area simultaneously. Another pioneering technology is the booster function, which dramatically cuts the wait time to reach boiling as the heat of the cooking zone temporarily increases by 50%.
A large TFT touch display with a unique operating and display concept makes easy work of selecting cooking zones and heat settings with the touch of a fingertip.
Promoting ease of use, a key allows users to call up operating instruction hints at any time. Another outstanding feature is the automatic recognition of the shape, size and position of cookware when it’s placed on the cooktop with heat production to that spot. And if the cookware is moved, to another position on the induction surface the cooktop detects the new position.
Gaggenau has now changed the surface induction cooktop landscape forever as the CX 480 cooktop bids farewell to designated induction spots and with that the restriction of needing particular sized cooking appliances.
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