Induction hobs, costs, models and useful information for those who are considering the purchase of an induction cooker.
THEpricesof ainduction hobdepend on several factors such as:
- the guarantee offered,
- the design,
- the consumption,
- the technology used,
- the functions offered,
- the brand.
It is difficult to speak or compare icosts of induction hobswithout going into the specifics of the technical data sheet that describes the device.
By now, most ofinduction hobs on the market allow you to limit the absorption of electricity between 2,000 and 2,600 watts. Gods are coming recentlylow consumption induction hobsof energy which are characterized by a higher purchase price but lower hidden costs (see below).
The highest costs occur withinduction cookerssmart, that is, those ofnew generationwhich incorporate gods for managementtouch sensitive displays.
Thereinduction cookingrepresents the new frontier of modern kitchens. Smart models are dated fromsensorsable to detect the temperature of the bottom of the pan and automatically adjust the power so as to lower thepower consumptions. In other models there is the possibility to access assisted cooking so as to be distracted even if onfirethere is a sauce.
THEhobsof new generation have the possibility to choose between 40 thinking programs for the different types of cooking. For example, induction hobsWhirlpool Smart Cook(presented in April 2016 and scheduled for sale in 2017) feature two touch screen displays with assisted cooking modes. The hob does not have predefined spaces: any area can allow cooking ... the hob can accommodate up to 8 pots to be placed anywhere on the hob. THEcostsof theWhirlpool Smart Cookhave not yet been defined.
The induction cooker inFalmec planprovides side vents placed on the sides so as to suck in the fumes and vapors produced even before they can disperse into the environment. The optimal solution for those who have an island kitchen or do not intend to install a kappa. Also in this case, costs are being defined because it is a new generation product that will arrive on the market between the end of 2016 and the beginning of 2017. With the advent of these new technologies, the costs of the current devices on the market will suffer a slight decrease. THEpricesgodsinduction hobscurrently available on the market range from around 350 euros up to 700 - 800 euros.
Induction hobs, hidden costs
In addition to thecostspurchase, those who want to buy an induction hob will have to deal with the so-calledcostshidden ... Let's talk about the cost of electricity! For more information, please refer to the articleInduction cookers, consumption.
Double induction cooker
If you are in doubt about buying an induction hob or not, you can experiment with an intermediate step and buy countertop induction hobs. Countertop induction hobs are much cheaper, they are characterized by prices ranging from 100 to 300 euros and can be more or less performing according to the characteristics of the product.
A good choice is proposed by the model Hi-Tech Chef G3 Ferrari, offered on Amazon at the promotional price of 131 euros with free shipping. The same product, in many shopping centers, can be bought for 189 euros.
We recommended this countertop induction hob because it offers an excellent technical data sheet. It is equipped with a large 4-digit digital display with soft-touch controls, a large cooking area capable of accommodating pots up to a diameter of 26 cm. Among its features we mention the most relevant:
- possibility to adjust the absorbed power from 500 to 2,000 watts, passing through 800, 1,200, 1,500 and 1,800 watts. Without the regulator, consumption can reach a maximum absorption peak of 3,500 watts
- Timer to set cooking times and automatic shutdown.
- Possibility to adjust the cooking temperature from 60 ° C to 240 ° C.
- It can accommodate pots from 12 to 26 cm in diameter.