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Product Information
Brand: Gaggenau
Series: Vario 400 Series
Model: VI491610
Appearance
Fuel Type: Electric
Style: Smoothtop
Cooktop: Cooktop
Color: Stainless Steel
Surface Color: Black
Trim Color: Stainless Steel
Dimensions
Actual Width: 35 3/4 Inch
Actual Depth: 20 1/2 Inch
Actual Height: 2 3/4 Inch
Cutout Width: 34 15/16 Inch
Cutout Depth: 19 3/8 Inch
Burner Output
Set 1 QTY: 1
Set 1 Output: 3300/3400/4600
Set 2 QTY: 1
Set 2 Output: 3300
Set 3 QTY: 2
Set 3 Output: 2500
Set 4 QTY: 1
Set 4 Output: 1800
Grill: No
Griddle: No
Function
Burners / Elements: 5
Control Type: Knobs
Downdraft Venting: No
Induction: Yes
Hot Surface Indicator Light: Yes
Sabbath Mode: No
Technical Details
ADA Compliant: No
Star-K Certified: No
Modules Required: No
Amps: 20
Voltage: 240/208 Volts

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Gaggenau Vario 400 Series VI491610

36 Inch Induction Cooktop
  • 5 Cooking Zones
  • Booster Function
  • 12 Power Output Levels
  • Individual Residual Heat Indication
  • Short-Term Timer
  • Pan Detection

Quick Specs

Product Information
Brand: Gaggenau
Series: Vario 400 Series
Model: VI491610
Appearance
Fuel Type: Electric
Style: Smoothtop
Cooktop: Cooktop
Color: Stainless Steel
Surface Color: Black
Trim Color: Stainless Steel
Dimensions
Actual Width: 35 3/4 Inch
Actual Depth: 20 1/2 Inch
Actual Height: 2 3/4 Inch
Cutout Width: 34 15/16 Inch
Cutout Depth: 19 3/8 Inch
Burner Output
Set 1 QTY: 1
Set 1 Output: 3300/3400/4600
Set 2 QTY: 1
Set 2 Output: 3300
Set 3 QTY: 2
Set 3 Output: 2500
Set 4 QTY: 1
Set 4 Output: 1800
Grill: No
Griddle: No
Function
Burners / Elements: 5
Control Type: Knobs
Downdraft Venting: No
Induction: Yes
Hot Surface Indicator Light: Yes
Sabbath Mode: No
Technical Details
ADA Compliant: No
Star-K Certified: No
Modules Required: No
Amps: 20
Voltage: 240/208 Volts

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Builder?

Contact us for
special pricing & volume discounts
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Description

Vario 36" Induction Cooktop - 400 Series
VI 491
Accurate, fast cooking with low energy consumption. The VI 491 induction cooktop is equipped with five cooking zones, including a three-ring zone with a diameter of 12.6 inches (32 cm) for maximum flexibility when using different sizes of pots and pans. Each cooking zone can be individually enhanced with the booster function, which temporarily increases the power by up to 50 percent, making it ideal for intensive searing or super-fast heating.

With the new Vario 400 Series modular cooktops, multiple solutions are available to fit each individual's taste. For the first time ever, the grill, Teppan Yaki, steamer or deep fryer can be freely be combined with induction or gas cooktops in 15" and 36" widths to create a beautifully-styled unit.

The new Vario 400 Series can be surface or flush mounted thanks to the precision crafting of 1/8" stainless steel.

Overhead hood, retractable AL 400 or VL 414 downdraft ventilation may be used with the Vario 400 Series.

The Difference is Gaggenau
Gaggenau is the world's preeminent brand of restaurant-grade cooking technology for the modern home. Specializing in high-performance built-in kitchen appliances, its sleek portfolio includes ovens, modular gas, electric and induction cooktops, ventilation, refrigerators, dishwashers, specialty appliances such as steamers, grills and deep fryers, and the Asian-influenced Teppan Yaki.

Gaggenau stands for exceptional convenience and intuitive operation, just as in professional kitchens. Products contain high-quality, rugged surface finishes, easy to navigate panels and the most durable of materials, including shot-blasted aluminum surfaces that do not show fingerprints and sturdy control knobs that are a pleasure to use.

Professionals know what they want. They desire clear designs and instinctive controls. The professional kitchen exemplifies the belief that form follows function, and this is the model that Gaggenau has developed its design from. Gaggenau kitchens are not only beautiful, but also intelligent and inspiring. The quality of built-in kitchen appliances begins with the design. Gaggenau builds beautiful ovens, elegant dishwashers, ventilators, cooktops and refrigerators that far exceed expectations. With Gaggenau, form truly follows function.

Gaggenau creates small revolutions in design and technology. Explore their full range of home appliances, and discover how their innovative products combine to help you create the ultimate cooking experience.

Specifications

Appliance Type
Series:  
400 Series
Controls:  
Control Knobs In Furniture Front
3mm Frame:  
Yes
Glass Ceramic Cooktop:  
Yes
Surface-Mounted:  
Yes
Cooktop Flush In The Worktop:  
Yes
Cooking Zones
Number Of Cooking Zones:  
5
Induction Cooking Zone @ 6":  
1 (1,400 / 1,800 Watts)
Induction Cooking Zone @ 7":  
2 (1,800 / 2,500 Watts)
Induction Cooking Zone @ 8":  
1 (2,200 / 3,300 Watts)
Induction Cooking Zone @ 13":  
1 (3,300 / 4,600 Watts)
Features / Accessories
Output Control:  
Electronic
Number Of Output Levels:  
12
Pot Detection:  
Yes
Residual Heat Display:  
Yes
Booster Function: Number Of Cooking Zones:  
5
Safety Lock:  
Yes
Connection
Total Connected Load:  
10.8 kW
Connecting Cable:  
39" without Plug (Hardwire Required)
Dimensions and Weights
Overall Width:  
35 3/4"
Overall Depth:  
20 1/2"
Overall Height:  
2 3/4"
Cutout Width:  
34 15/16"
Cutout Depth:  
19 3/8"
Shipping Weight:  
60.0 Lbs.

Features

Main Facts
  • Five cooking zones with booster for cookware with a diameter of 5" to 13".
  • Solid stainless steel control knob.
  • Precision crafting of 1/8" stainless steel.
  • For surface mount installation with a visible edge or for flush installation.
  • Can be perfectly combined with other Vario 400 series products.
Cooking Zones
  • 1 induction cooking zone 8" (2,200 Watt, with booster 3,300 Watt).
  • Automatically switches to 10" (2,600 Watt, with booster 3,400 Watt) and to 13" (3,300 Watt, with booster 4,600 Watt).
  • 1 induction cooking zone 8" (2,200 Watt, with booster 3,300 Watt).
  • 2 induction cooking zones 7" (1,800 Watt, with booster 2,500 Watt).
  • 1 induction cooking zone 6" (1,400 Watt, with booster 1,800 Watt).
Operation
  • Control knobs with illuminated ring, cooking zone and output level markings.
  • Electronic control in 12 output levels.
Features
  • Cooking zone marking.
  • Booster function for each cooking zone.
  • Super booster function for 13" cooking zone with 4.6 kW.
  • Pan detection.
  • Short-term timer.
Safety
  • Individual residual heat indication.
  • Safety lock.
Rating
  • Total rating 10.8 kW.
  • Connecting cable 39" without plug (hardwire required).

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