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KitchenAid KICU569

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Overall 10
10

Delighted

PBubba, Amazon
9 December 2013
  • Summary: Let me start by saying I've only been using this unit for 10 months. I was a bit concerned about using induction since I had used gas for the last 20 years - I was nervous about switching. I shouldn't have been. The induction is a marvelous, energy efficient and flexible cooktop. It will boil a gallon of water in under 8 minutes and melt butter without burning it. I've sautéed, fried, braised, boiled, simmered and warmed; all without any trouble.
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Ease of use 10
10

User Review

mousekeeter, appliancesconnection.com
12 March 2013
  • Summary: "Love this cooktop- it was delivered promptly and in perfect condition. Insallation was easy. Love the sleekness of it and easy cleaning.
  • Pros: looks great, cleans easily, cooks superbly
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Overall 4
4.0

Disappointed with KitchenAid

CDOG99, AJ Madison
13 February 2013
  • Summary: We started having problems with this unit 2 weeks after installation with an F47 error code. Parts were backordered for several weeks. Once installed, they didn't fix the problem. The technician had to remove the unit and take it back to his shop to work on it. Now there is a clicking sound that happens at settings below 5. It gets louder when set on simmer. KitchenAid claims it is normal operation and will do nothing else to resolve the issue.
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Overall 8
8.0

Would rather have gas but...

Oxford Man, Amazon
6 February 2013
  • Summary: I would prefer to have a gas cooktop, but in my new location this induction cooktop is the better option. I don't have the ability to vent exterior. This cooktop does produce less heat than traditional gas or electric. Heats up fast and is warm to touch within minutes after you are done. Can boil a big pot of water in just a few minutes--extremely energy efficient. Easy to clean vs. gas. The one thing I don't care for is the alarm when you remove a pan from the burner.
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Overall 10
10
Value for money 10
10
Ease of use 10
10

User Review

Patricia Tobias, appliancesconnection.com
14 January 2013
  • Summary: "This cooktop makes everything easy to cook and it also is very easy to clean.
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Overall 4
4.0

Works OK but will drive you crazy

CDOG99, Amazon
11 December 2012
  • Summary: We had a problem with this unit within 2 weeks of installation. Initially fixed, but we now hear annoying clicking noises at lower settings (5 and below). Repair technician cannot fix it and Kitchenaid won't own up to the problem. STRONGLY recommend against buying this unit. See also [...
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Overall 10
10

Love my Kitchenaid Induction Cooktop

Suzeebeezee, Amazon
1 December 2012
  • Summary: I love this cooktop and recommend it. It is one completely smooth surface, no buttons, no dials. It is so easy to clean. It works wonderfully well. It brings liquid to a boil in 30 seconds, but cools down immediately. You do have to have pots and pans that a magnet will stick to. I took a magnet shopping with me to be sure, but most of them state that they are suitable for induction cooking.
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Overall 8
8.0

Many great features with a few faults

Mark Hampton, Amazon
28 November 2012
  • Summary: We bought this as part of a major kitchen remodel. In general, we've been very happy. We love having more countertop available. The reputation of induction is well documented. Couple of issues: with only one large burner, it is tough to have more than one large skillet or pan going at once. I wanted to love the bridge element, but when I put the cast iron griddle to make pancakes, the area in the middle (the bridge) shows serious temperature differential.
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Ease of use 10
10

User Review

james galwas jr., appliancesconnection.com
23 November 2012
  • Summary: "recevied stove top damaged .sent back took a month to get a new one.
  • Pros: like stove top
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Overall 10
10

Excellent

Razzle Dazzle, Amazon
3 November 2012
  • Summary: This cooktop replaced a 25 year old GE Induction cooktop. I've always been one to embrace new technology and I've been cooking for over 40 years. I've used gas (yuk) electric and induction. Induction is the only way to go. Fast and much cooler for those of us living in the warmer parts of the U.S. where we thrive on A/C. This doesn't heat up the kitchen the way conventional cooktops do. I've read so many reviews, most of which aren't kind to induction.
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