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Review of BergHOFF Touch Screen Induction Cook Top

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Dec 052013

BergHOFF Touch Screen Induction Cook Top is well-designed to cater for cooking needs of all types of clients. The cooktop has 3 versions: Single, Double burner and XL. The Single unit has one burner and smaller than the double version which is capable of heating two pans at the same time. The XL induction is ideal for students, on a holiday or terrace while camping.

BergHOFF Touch Screen Induction Cook Top is a fantastic time saver. Since heat is generated through induction instead of the conventional cooking of which heat is transferred from burning gas or electrical coil, the cooktop works very efficiently. You will be eating pasta already through induction cooking while the water is only warmed if you use conventional heating souce.

Shorter cooking time means smaller bill for electricity. Besides, the least external heat is produced through induction so that your kitchen does need as much AC cooling as flame cooking.

The portable cooktop provides a precise control of the temperature. It has dual functions of cooks and warms, with timer settings up to 150 minutes. The LCD screen on the shatter resistant tempered glass surface helps you to keep the temperature as you expect. Only you need to do is to adjust the settings to produce steady and precise heat.

Safety is another feature of the induction item. The cooktop itself is not heated during cooking and keeps cool at a low temperature and it does not has open fire like propane stove, so the hazard of being burnt or firing home by the cooktop is low. Besides, when the pan is lift during cooking, the induction oven will stop and will restart working a few seconds later when the cookware is put on the cooker again.

Normally, there are few negative comments on the product. Compatible cookware of metal magnetic properties is needed for induction cooking. Those made of glass, ceramic or aluminum will not work on the cooktop.

Functions and specs of the three versions are as follows:

Double Touch Screen Induction Cooktop

  • Power: 1800 watts- 110V
  • Temperature range 150F – 450F
  • Product Dimensions: 23.5 x 14.5 x 2.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 15 pounds
  • Item model number: 2204221


Single Touch Screen Induction Cooktop

  • Power: 1600 watts
  • Product Dimensions: 11.8 x 15 x 2.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 8 pounds
  • Item model number: 1810027


XL Single Touch Screen Induction Cooktop

  • Power: 1600-watt with an LED indication with 9 power levels
  • Product Dimensions: 15 x 2.5 x 11.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 9 pounds
  • Item model number: 1810126


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Review of DUXTOP 1800-Watt Portable Sensor Touch Induction Cooktop Countertop Burner 8300ST

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Dec 042013

Duxtop 1800-Watt Portable Sensor Touch Countertop Burner 8300ST is one of the best induction cooktops in the market. It is well-engineered with a digital sensor touch control panel which enables easy, simple and durable controls. The panel is underneath a glass surface so that it is easy to clean and spills will not make damages.

To operate the unit is very easy. It has10 power levels from 200 to 1800Watts and10 temperature range from 140°F to 464°F. There are + and – buttons in the panel for you to adjust the seetings.

The self-adjusting burner is capable of detecting the size of the cookware base so as to automatically adjust to make sure energy is saved to the greatest extent.

Using Duxtop 1800-Watt Portable Sensor Touch Countertop Burner 8300STcan save you a lot of time for cooking. Evidence shows that when heating water it cuts the time by 50% compared with traditional boiling method such as electric stove.

We can hardly find weakness of the portable induction stove, as it operates with excellent performances. However some induction cooktop reviews think frying and boiling better works in the induction cooktop than baking and griddling. It may be due to the warped bottoms of the pans they used (It is better to choose the best induction cookware we listed; for example, there’s an excellent Duxtop All-Clad 10-piece set performing very well on Duxtop induction stoves).

Functions and specs of the model are:

  • 1)Duxtop 8300ST has dimensions of 14 x 12 x 2.6 inches and 9 pounds.
  • 2) It uses 120 volts, 15 amps of electricity – standard in all homes.
  • 3) Built-in count-down digital timer up to 170 minutes.
  • 4) Digital sensor touch control panel
  • 5) 10 power levels from 200-1800Watts.
  • 6) 10 temperature range from 140°F to 464°F.
  • 7) Cord length is 6 ft.
  • 8) Only compatible with induction ready cookware such as cast aluminum enameled iron and steel, stainless steel with a magnetic bottom, or cast iron.
  • 9) The auto-pan detection will turn off heating when cookware removed from the cooktop and shut the unit automatically after 60 seconds if no cookware is detected.
  • 10) Child Safety Lock system.
  • 11) Low and high voltage warning system.
  • 12) Equipped with diagnostic error message system.
  • 13) ETL approved.

The brand of Duxtop is distributed by Secura, a major household appliances manufacturer in North America. The company also has a brand name of SECURA and other OEM brands have sold over 8,000,000 units in USA and Canada. Their products ranges from kitchen, garden beauty to fitness equipments.

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