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Trying to Understand Demeyere Saucepan

Robenco15 | Jun 28, 201809:20 AM

I got a 2.3qt Demeyere Atlantis saucepan yesterday and have been using it on my GE Cafe Induction range. Alone it works great, normal minimal humming like all my other pots do, but absolutely perfect by itself.

I noticed today though that if I have it on the lower (or upper) left side 8" burner with another pot on the burner above (or below) it and they are both above a medium setting, the Demeyere emits a high screeching/whistling sound. I know it isn't the range because this high pitch whistling does not exist if I use my other All Clad cookware on those two burners simultaneously or my Demeyere Proline. I can adjust the whistle by adjusting the knobs of either burner. For some reason the other burner is interfering with the Demeyere.

If I put the Demeyere on the lower right 11" burner and a sauce pan on the upper right 6" burner, the same thing occurs. Vice versa as well. If I put the Demeyere burner on the right or left and another pot on the other side, NO whistling occurs, so it must be a proximity thing. If I put the Demeyere AND another saucepan on the 11" burner and turn it on, they both are activated by the burner (based on the bubbles in the water in each pan) but there is no whistling sound.

It's strange and I'm trying to understand why the other burner with a pot on it would affect the Demeyere.

I understand the way the magnets heat the cladded metals, create vibrations, and then vibrations create sound. I just don't understand how another pot would affect it. Could there be a defect in the Demeyere in some way? Part of me wants to order another of the exact size and model and see if the whistling exists with it. Maybe I got a slightly defected pan?

This worries me in that I eventually want to get the saute pan which is also a disc base. I also plan on getting the cladded conical saucier and the 7-ply Teppanyaki for the sync burners. Now I'm worried that Teppanyaki will whistle given that two burners will be on, but the cladding is different compared to the saute and the saucepan, so who knows?

Any insights or anyone have this pot and can tell me if this happens to you?

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