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GE Monogram ZHU30RSJSS electric smoothtop & induction cooktop

We expect this model to perform similarly to the tested GE Cafe CHP9530 although it may differ in price and features.

About

The GE Monogram ZHU30RSJSS is part of the Cooktops test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Electric Smoothtop & Induction Cooktop models like the Monogram ZHU30RSJSS 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.

Specs

High-power elements High-power elements The number of surface cooking elements rated at over 2,000 watts. Often one or more of the high-power elements is a dual element; you can choose the large element or a smaller element within the larger one for small pots.
3
Medium-power elements Medium-power elements The number of surface cooking elements rated at over 1,500 watts but not more than 2,000 watts.
1
Low-power elements Low-power elements The number of surface cooking elements rated from 1,200 to 1,500 watts not including warming-only elements, or those contained within larger expandable elements.
N/A
Expandable elements Expandable elements This allows you to switch between a large, high-power element and a small, low-power element contained within it
No
Touch controls Touch controls These replace knobs with integrated touch-sensitive controls that allow the controls to blend with the cooktop's glass surface.
Yes