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Bosch NET5054UC
 
Approximate retail price:
$900
Summary: This Bosch 30-inch radiant-electric smoothtop cooktop has the following:
• 4 elements
• Among elements, 1 high-power element(s).
• Touch controls.
• Smoothtop with stainless steel trim.
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Type: 30-inch smoothtops
About - Bosch NET5054UC

The Bosch NET5054UC is part of the cooktop & wall oven test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, electric cooktop models like the NET5054UC are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


High heat:
Reflects how quickly the highest-powered element heated water to near-boiling.

Low heat:
Reflects how well the lowest-powered element melted and held chocolate without scorching and how the most powerful element, set to low, held tomato sauce below a boil.
About This Brand

This high-end brand offers a full selection of German-engineered kitchen appliances. Bosch gas, electric, and induction cooktops are priced from $800 to $3,300. Bosch is sold at Lowes, Sears, Best Buy, and independent appliance retailers.

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Features & Specs - Bosch NET5054UC
info High-power elements 1
info Medium-power elements 2
info Low-power elements 1
info Expandable elements Yes
info Touch controls Yes
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User Reviews - Bosch NET5054UC
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(33 of 33 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
Superb design (I have the 36
10/16/2011
Pros
Easy to Clean
Excellent layout
Heats Up Quickly
High Powered Burners
Large Surface Area
Precise Controls
Cons
Best Uses
Sauteing
Simmering
Comment:
The ultra-sensible layout of this cooktop is what really makes it a winner for me. 2 medium burners in front, one with dual elements & the largest (also dual) in the rear center. The 36 version gives one ample room to slide pans aside when not in use, something especially frustrating on newer gas stoves. <br /><br />The touch controls are fabulous, unobtrusive & easy to use, once one adapts to them (not difficult in a digital age). They provide very precise control over simmering temperatures, far easier than peeking at the level of a gas flame under a pan. (I've had many models of gas stoves including high-end restaurant models with cast-iron burners, griddles & salamanders).<br /><br />Also easy to clean & beautiful to look at.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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