Out of 5 Ratings

Owner's of the Miele Cooktop KM 443 gave it a score of 3.9 out of 5. Here's how the scores stacked up:
  • Reliability

    4.0 out of 5
  • Durability

    3.8 out of 5
  • Maintenance

    4.4 out of 5
  • Performance

    3.8 out of 5
  • Ease of Use

    3.6 out of 5
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This cooktop is equipped with
electronic touch controls activated by a
light touch of the fingertip.
Only touch one control at a time. If
more than one control is pressed, the
entries will be ignored.
Keep the area around the touch
controls clean at all times. Dirt or
utensils placed on the controls may
activate them.
When cleaning the cooktop, make
sure the cooktop is "Off", and be
careful not to accidentally turn it
Never place hot pots or pans over
the touch controls, as the underlying
electronics may be damaged.
The cooktop is safe to clean when all
the displays, including the residual heat
indicators are "Off".
Before using for the first time
To avoid scratching the ceramic
glass, clean the cooktop before the
first use in order to remove any dust
or fine particles left over from the
installation process (see "Cleaning
and care"). An odor may be
noticeable during the first use of
each burner as the residual moisture
left in the heating element insulation
dries out. This is normal.
Turning on the cooktop
Place your finger on the "On / Off"
button, l, for about 2 seconds until a
dot lights up above it. A "" will
appear in each of the 4 displays.
Individual burners and power settings
can now be selected. If a selection is
not made within a few seconds, the
cooktop will turn itself off.
Selecting a burner
Press the "s" touch control for the
desired burner. A "0" will appear in its
The zone has now been selected.
It will not heat until a power setting is
Choosing or changing a power
^ Use the "_" touch control to
select one of the 9 available power
settings. Hold your finger over the
touch control until the desired power
value is reached. Pressing "&" will
increase the setting, while pressing
"$" will decrease it.
Recommended settings for different
types of cooking can be found in the
table on the following page.