'Infinity' type of range top temperature control...

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Joined Nov 29, 2005
I thought they worked by a tiny heating element inside the control that caused a bimetal to do the periodic switching of power to the burner.
Just opened one to hack it and found no heating element inside. Is there different types ? What do you know about the type without a heating element ? How does it work ?

Edited - As I was not able to discern its workings, opened another which has the tiny heater resistor for the bimetal inside.
Question... Could 120VAC be applied only to the internal heating element? L2 to H2. No burner nor 240VAC involved.
Or needs to be in series to a big current load ?
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