My mother has a Beko HII64401T induction hob. When one lifts the pan from the hob the U sign comes up as expected, but within a few seconds this changes to F. Once F is lit whole cooker needs turning off and back on again. Instructions say this should come up when water is split on controls, not when pan is removed. However with my Belling FSE60i stand-alone cooker with induction hob I can remove the pan take to sink and then return pan and the U sign comes up while the pan is missing but once replaced it continues to work without having to reset anything. Since my mothers has silly touch controls instead of proper knobs to set the cooker going one has to select at least three touch controls within 10 seconds of each other to switch it on. So it is far harder to control than mine anyway. It states in her instructions as it does in mine “because of it’s operating principle, induction hob responds to the commands immediately. They change the power settings in a quick way. Thus, you may prevent a cooking dish (water, milk) from overflowing by turning off the appliance.” OK with mine quick turn of knob and it’s off. But how one can quickly turn it off when one needs to first select the ring then put finger on down control and wait for it to reduce one number at a time I don’t know? Only quick method is either remove pan or switch ALL areas off. Mine have a single knob for each area (ring) Detent Anticlockwise (Auto boil), Off, 1 – 9, Detent Clockwise (Power boost). However no timer for areas just the safety features to stop pans overheating (when boiled dry) and auto off if one forgets and goes on holiday with a cooker area left on. Hers also has holiday safety ranging from 6 hours if set at level 1 to 10 minuets on power boost. Plus a off timer and a auto off in case of pans overflowing the latter are not featured in mine. So questions:- 1) Is the Beko faulty? 2) Do all touch control induction hobs work same as Beko? 3) Is there a method I have missed to switch off a single ring quickly? It states:- “If the cooking pan is lifted from the hotplate during cooking, then cooking is interrupted. Selected hotplate level and “U” flash alternatively.” So I guess it’s faulty? I was so pleased with my induction cooker. But my mothers although it has off timer seems really poor when compared with mine. Would love to hear how others have found their use. I was really singing their praises and found it so much more controllable and safer than gas. Then I tried my mums. What was wrong with simple knob? It’s not the cooking it’s the silly touch controls. I am sure many domestic electricians have to demo hobs after fitting. So maybe they will know what is expected?