When using Sunbeam® and Oster® toaster ovens, certain heating elements heat up, depending on setting. Please see below information:

ON BAKE
When the baking cycle is selected, the top and bottom element will heat up.

ON BROIL
When the broil cycle is selected, the top element will heat up.

ON TOAST
When the toasting button is depressed, the top and bottom element will heat up.