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CE Electric, CI Induction Cooktop, and Legacy IR Induction Range Power Level Indicator


  • Power level settings for CE Electric and CI Induction Cooktops
  • How many dots on cooktop indicate high heat?
  • How to read the power level indicator on the IR Induction Range


The element power level indicator on a CE Series, CI Series cooktop, or IR Induction Range illuminates above the corresponding control, indicating the level of heat.

  • The lowest heat is represented by the small flame icon.
  • Varying levels of heat are indicated by additional dots.
  • The highest heat setting is indicated by all dots illuminated including the large flame icon.
  • See also, Power Cycling on Induction Cooktop.

SettingPower LevelUses
Melt1 (small flame) indicatorMelting butter, holding chocolate and sauces.
Simmer2 - 6 indicatorsSimmering sauces and steaming rice.
Medium6 - 7 indicatorsMaking French toast and pancakes, heating milk, cream sauces, soups and gravies.
Medium High7 - 8 indicatorsSauteing, browning, and frying.
High8 - 10 (large flame) indicatorsBoiling water, searing meat and canning.

Refer to the product Use and Care Guide for further information.


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