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36 in. Electric Smooth Induction Cooktop in Stainless Steel with 5 Elements
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36 in. Electric Smooth Induction Cooktop in Stainless Steel with 5 Elements

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GE Profile 36 in. Smooth Top Electric Induction Cooktop in Stainless Steel with 5 Elements
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Profile 36 in. Smooth Top Electric Induction Cooktop in Stainless Steel with 5 Elements

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The smooth ceramic surface of the GE Profile 36 in. Induction Electric Cooktop looks stylish and makes clean-up simple. Five ribbon elements deliver up to 3,700-Watt of power and are wide enough to handle large pots and pans. Nineteen different power levels let you select the perfect temperature for your meal and electronic touch controls offer easy, point-and-click operation. Locks on controls and heat indicator lights enhance safety.

  • 5 ribbon elements deliver up to 3,700-Watt of power
  • Electronic touch controls are positioned front-and-center within easy reach
  • 19 different power levels let you select the perfect temperature for your meal
  • 11 in. element handles large pots and pans to accommodate family meals of any size
  • Ceramic glass surface makes cleaning simple
  • Pan presence sensor detects when a burner element is left on and automatically shuts it off when not in use
  • Control locks protect cooktop controls from unintended activation
  • Hot surface indicator lights illuminate when the cooking surface is active for safety
  • Stainless steel frame complements any design scheme
  • Installs flush with the countertop for a seamless appearance
  • Electronic kitchen timer
  • Ceramic glass cooktop - a smooth cooktop surface makes cleaning quick and easy
  • Product available for home delivery only; Installation is not offered at time of delivery; check with your local The Home Depot store for installation options

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Name 36 in. Radiant Electric Cooktop in Stainless Steel with 5 Elements including Tri-Ring Power Boil 36 in. Electric Smooth Induction Cooktop in Stainless Steel with 5 Elements Profile 36 in. Smooth Top Electric Induction Cooktop in Stainless Steel with 5 Elements 36 in. Electric Induction Cooktop in Stainless Steel with 5 Elements
Brand GE GE Profile GE GE
Ratings (6) (45) (170) (49)
Cooktop Size 36 in. 36 in. 36 in. 36 in.
Color/Finish Family Stainless Steel Stainless Steel Stainless Steel Stainless Steel
Cooktop Surface Type Radiant Induction Induction Induction
Number of Elements 5 5 5 5
Cooktop Features Control Lockout,Griddle,Indicator Light- Heating Element On,Indicator Light- Hot Surface Indicator Light,Sealed Burners,Unit can be installed over a Wall Oven,Warming Zone Built-In Timer,Control Lockout,Digital Display,Griddle,Indicator Light- Heating Element On,Indicator Light- Hot Surface Indicator Light,Pan Presence Sensor,Sealed Burners,Unit can be installed over a Wall Oven Built-In Timer,Control Lockout,Digital Display,Indicator Light- Heating Element On,Indicator Light- Hot Surface Indicator Light,Pan Presence Sensor,Unit can be installed over a Wall Oven Built-In Timer,Control Lockout,Griddle,Indicator Light- Heating Element On,Indicator Light- Hot Surface Indicator Light,Pan Presence Sensor,Pan Size Sensor,Sealed Burners,Unit can be installed over a Wall Oven
Control Location Front Center Front Center Front Center Front Center
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cAN YOU LIST THE PROS & CONS OF THE GE INDUCTION COOKTOP?

Asked by: Anonymous
Pros: Easy to clean, heats up the pans fast. Food doesn't cook onto the surface, since that is not what's getting hot (the pan does). Reacts quickly, almost like gas. Even heating Cons: You'll need a 50 amp circuit for the 36" You may need to buy new pans (they have to be induction compatible). If a magnet will stick to the base of your pans, they should work. Cast iron will work as well. Aluminum will not. More expensive than an electric cooktop (but worth it).
Answered by: robrj
Date published: 2015-11-07

What is the smallest size pot I can use?

How much of the circle does the pan have to fit inorder for the burner to turnon?
Asked by: newbie2induction
You would have problems if your pan was bigger than the burner, but not smaller. See pic attached. The small pan works great on the larger burner and only the area where the pan sits, gets hot.
Answered by: InductionLover
Date published: 2015-09-20

GE Profile Induction Cooktop Installation

I am considering the 36" GE Profile induction cooktop to replace an existing non-induction electric cooktop. Is this a DIY installation for a fairly experienced DIYer? Can I find installation instructions anywhere before buying to understand what's involved? Thanks.
Asked by: Anonymous
It's pretty easy if you already have a hard wired cooktop that you're replacing, as long as the circuit is big enough. It doesn't plug in. It's wired directly to the wires of your home. Turn your power off to your existing cooktop, undo the wiring on the current cooktop, patch in this cooktops wiring and then turn it back on. For the 36", you'll need a 50 amp circuit. If you don't have a 50 amp circuit or currently use a hard-wired cooktop, you'll need to have an electrician run the wires for you.
Answered by: robrj
Date published: 2015-11-07

What hood & blower do you recommend for the induction cooktop?

Asked by: Anonymous
Hi COOKTOP, I’m BlakeTheDiyGuy from Home Depot’s online community. There are a few great hoods that are also from the GE Profile suite that would coordinate perfectly with this induction cooktop giving you a designer look. The first is a wall mounted chimney unit, with 450 CFM (Cubic Feet per Minute) venting capacity. This unit requires that there be no wall cabinet mounted above your cooktop. http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-5yc1v/R-100669145/h_d2/ProductDisplay?langId=-1&storeId=10051&catalogId=10053 This next hood is similar to the last one, only it is designed for a hood installed in an island where wall mounting is not an option. Also 450 CFM http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-5yc1v/R-100669151/h_d2/ProductDisplay?langId=-1&storeId=10051&catalogId=10053 If you are looking for a professional-kitchen look then you may want to look at this GE Profile hood which features professional looks AND performance with a powerful 590 CFM blower. http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-5yc1v/R-100018498/h_d2/ProductDisplay?langId=-1&storeId=10051&catalogId=10053 Or if a more subtle look is what you are after, then the slide out vent may be just what you are looking for. Most of the unit is hidden inside your wall cabinet, providing cleaner lines. This uses a less powerful 320 CFM blower. http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-5yc1v/R-100097980/h_d2/ProductDisplay?langId=-1&storeId=10051&catalogId=10053 I hope this helps you find the right hood for you, they would all look and perform great with that new induction top! -Blake
Answered by: Sushma
Date published: 2015-11-04
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Customer Reviews

Profile 36 in. Smooth Top Electric Induction Cooktop in Stainless Steel with 5 Elements is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 170.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love Induction I've only lived in homes with the standard electric cook tops so I can't comment on induction vs. gas. Having said that I will never go back to standard cook tops after using induction. It boggles my mind how fast I bring a giant pot from room temp. to a running boil. The home I purchased had this cooktop already installed so I didn't shop around or compare features but this model seems to be more than sufficient. I should add the cook top is a lot easier to clean as only the pan/pot gets hot and not the element; eliminating much of the 'cooked on' junk you usually have to scrub.
Date published: 2016-06-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome cooktop My wife hates electric cooktops. She loves this cooktop. She loves the even cooking when frying. It cleans up easily since any food that spills doesn't get cooked onto the surface. The surface will get hot as the pan will transfer heat back onto the cooktop but it's nowhere near as hot as an electric cooktop. You do have to buy compatible cookware so keep that in mind if you're buying it. Aluminum won't work. If you can stick a magnet to the base, it should work. We bought some compatible pots and pans from Ross and Ikea so they don't have to be expensive. Some cheaper pans will emit a mild hum (sounds like the quiet hum from a florescent light fixture). It's not loud though. I probably wouldn't have noticed it if I hadn't read about it first. Cast Iron will work as well. We did some tests with it. After putting a pan on the cooktop and turning it on, I could feel heat emanating from the pan in about 10 seconds. We were able to bring a 3 qt sauce pan filled with water to a full boil in about 3 minutes and a 16 qt stock pot to a full boil in about 13 minutes. If you're buying the 36", they require a 50 amp circuit so make sure you're wired for that. The 30" requires a 40 amp circuit. The instructions for hooking it up were clear.
Date published: 2013-06-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very nice unit. Easy to install and use. Very happy with safety features. I purchased this unit as a replacement for a GE Profile five burner cook top. The old cook top was radient heat and stayed hot after use. The induction cook top cools much faster and is much safer to use with younger children in the house. The only con in the purchase of this unit is the need to replace cooking utensiles with ferous metal. Gave away two sets of high quality stainless steel bacause I could not use them on the new cook top.
Date published: 2012-12-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best cooktop ever! This is my first cooktop...although I have owned and used a variety of ranges (gas, smooth top and coil) this is my first induction. I love it! Even if you don't cook often, I highly recommend a 36" as the extra space is invaluable. Induction cooks quickly, does not overheat the kitchen when you have several pots cooking simultaneoulsy, cleans easily, and shuts off automatically one you remove the pan from the heating element. Special pots/pans are required....however, it gave me the excuse to invest in a good set of cookware that will last more than a lifetime. The cook top is easy to use and easy to clean - however I would recommend purchasing the cooktop without the stainless steel trim. I felt that it was not necessary to match the other stainless steel appliances in the kitchen and would not catch slight crumbs. I really can't comment on the price as it was an upgrade appliance when I had my house built...I am sure the builders charged me more than retail. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2012-08-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great product BUT............... make sure you get pots and pans FOR this product. You can only use made for INDUCTION POTS AND PANS. It will say on the box of the pots and pans if it can be used for it. I had an induction stove which was wonderful once we found the pots and pans for it. It didnt say anything about it in the product description.
Date published: 2008-01-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product! Works very well. Great features. Slight hum when in use but not bothersome unless you are very noise sensitive.
Date published: 2011-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So much better than electric We bought this cooktop from Home Depot about 1 year ago. It's been holding up well. My wife hated the electric cooktop and wanted gas but our house wasn't piped for gas. It would have cost quite a bit to run gas. But she loves this induction cooktop. Some nice things about induction: food doesn't stick to the cooktop. Since the cooktop doesn't get as hot as a standard electric cooktop, spilled foods don't cook onto the cooktop. That makes for easy cleaning. There is some heat transfer from the pan to the cooktop but it's nowhere near as hot as an electric. Heats like gas: The reaction time to when the pan starts heating is almost instantaneous. You put the pan on the top and you can feel the heat start to build up. . Turns off automatically when you take the pot off the top. It looks as good today as it did when we first bought it. Some downsides that are common to all induction is that you have to have special pans. They have to be magnetic. If a magnet doesn't stick to the pot, base, it won't work on this cooktop. They don't have to be expensive. We found some pans from Ikea that work fine. For the 36" cooktop, you'll need a 50 amp line. For the 30" it's a 40 amp. The hook up was simple. 3 wires and you're done. Anyone competent with electrical should be able to hook it up for you if you're not comfortable with it (turn your breaker off).
Date published: 2013-11-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I LOVE it. Being a “real” cook and having to deal with an electric stove has always been a frustration. With the induction cooktop, I get the best of worlds, gas and electric. It heats up immediately and cools down just as fast. No more pots boiling over. It does make an interesting hum when it’s on but it’s well worth it to be able to boil water in 2 min. I have not experienced any of the issues with scratching others have commented on. When this stove dies, I will buy another one, no question about it [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2012-08-22
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