LG LCE30845 electric cooktop

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Summary: This LG 30-inch induction 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 induction cooktops
About - LG LCE30845

The LG LCE30845 is part of the cooktop & wall oven test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, electric cooktop models like the LCE30845 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 or burner kept a low temperature as for melting chocolate and how the most powerful element, set to low, held tomato sauce below a boil.
Features & Specs - LG LCE30845
info High-power elements 1
info Medium-power elements 2
info Low-power elements 1
info Expandable elements No
info Touch controls Yes
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User Reviews - LG LCE30845
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(9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)
Beware of LG induction
Imprecise Temperature Control
Best Uses
Recomended by CR so did not expect it to: 1- fail one week after install. LG replaced a circuit board. 2-As we got familiar with it we found that the bridge element heats up unevenly. As much as a 20 to 40 degree difference between the top and bottom. LG is not willing or able to repair and claim that this is normal. The LG website states even heating when using the bridge mode and a griddle. Still emailing them but will have to revert to Attorney Generals office.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(17 of 17 customers found this review helpful)
Great induction cooktop
Cooks quickly
Easy to Clean
Heats Up Quickly
High Powered Burners
Large Surface Area
Precise Controls
Shallow depth
Surface cools quickly
Best Uses
General cooking
I chose the LG over the GE because it's mounting depth was shallow (less than 3) and it vents from the top instead from the bottom. This allows a utensil drawer to be installed beneath the cooktop. It heats up quickly and the controls adjust instantly. After cooking the cooktop cools to touch within a minute or two (unlike the electric cooktops). I love this induction cooktop. My previous cooktop was electric. You do need to have induction compatible cookwear. Cheap ones work as well as expensive ones, as long as a magnet sticks to the bottom.<br />PS. I don't see any change in my electric bill.
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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