Global Patent Index - EP 3445134 B1

EP 3445134 B1 20200311 - COOKING APPLIANCE AND METHOD FOR OPERATING A COOKING APPLIANCE

Title (en)

COOKING APPLIANCE AND METHOD FOR OPERATING A COOKING APPLIANCE

Title (de)

KOCHGERÄT UND VERFAHREN ZUR STEUERUNG EINES KOCHGERÄTS

Title (fr)

APPAREIL DE CUISSON ET SON PROCÉDÉ DE FONCTIONNEMENT

Publication

EP 3445134 B1 20200311 (EN)

Application

EP 17187261 A 20170822

Priority

EP 17186185 A 20170814

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP3445134A1] The present application is concerned with a cooking appliance comprising: - a plurality of cooking zones (12; 28, 30); - means for detecting whether cookware is present in the cooking zones; and - a user interface (14)for setting a power level for each of the cooking zones (12; 28, 30), and for selecting whether at least two cooking zones are operated independently or as a combined cooking zone. In accordance with one aspect of the present application the cooking appliance is configured to detect upon power-up of the cooking appliance whether cookware is present in the cooking zones (12; 28, 30), and if it is detected that cookware is present in at least two adjacent cooking zones, the user interface (14) presents input means for individually selecting a power level for each of the adjacent cooking zones, and further presents input means for selecting a bridging mode for operating adjacent cooking zones as a combined cooking zone.

IPC 8 full level

H05B 1/02 (2006.01); H05B 3/68 (2006.01); H05B 6/06 (2006.01)

CPC (source: EP)

H05B 1/0266 (2013.01); H05B 3/68 (2013.01); H05B 6/065 (2013.01); H05B 2213/03 (2013.01); H05B 2213/05 (2013.01)

Citation (examination)

None

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR

DOCDB simple family (publication)

EP 3445134 A1 20190220; EP 3445134 B1 20200311

DOCDB simple family (application)

EP 17187261 A 20170822