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Spt-sr-1891.3390252
5.8 out of 10

SPT SR-1891

· Dual functions: Cook & Warm · 20 power settings (300 ~~ 1300 Read more

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Reviews and Problems with SPT SR-1891

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Overall 6
6.0

It worked well for 11 months, than it stopped ...

Tony J D, Amazon
25 August 2014
  • Summary: It worked well for 11 months, than it stopped working. I would have given it 5 stars if it lasted 2 years.
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Overall 10
10

A new way to cook

J. Wasson, Amazon
19 March 2013
  • Summary: I like the way it works. I had to replace a couple of pieces of my aluminum cookware but I expected to because induction cookers require steel. One stainless steel pot that I planned to use didn't work due to the alloy. Some of the old enameled pots that I seldom used work perfectly.
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Overall 2
2.0

Sunpentown SR-1891B - very poor production execution

Petr "Vad", Amazon
12 February 2011
  • Summary: It was bought at Amazon august 31 2009. SN: 09T00153, made in China. It has very pleasant ergonomic design and convenient functional design, especially the timer and power control. It is most used kitchen item in our family. But! Production execution is very poor (choice of materials and quality control). 1. After I have opened the shipping box the two screws fell off.
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Overall 4
4.0

Is the electrical suspect?

chris armstrong, Amazon
29 January 2011
  • Summary: I just bought this unit, have heated some water, and measured it's power characteristics with a Kill-A-Watt meter (was checking the capacity of the circuit). PROBLEM When the unit is off, it shows zero watts but 98 VA and 0.88 amps, continuous, never stops, all the time. The unit has a two-pronged plug. I don't understand Power Factor, but it looks like 0.88 amps is circulating all the time. What gives? The Kill-A-Watt reads zero when I unplug the unit.
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Overall 10
10

introduction to induction cooking

Lawrence Fine "lorenzo", Amazon
15 November 2010
  • Summary: actually, my second induction "hot plate" I'm in love with efficient, finely controllable cooking. I don't miss the many more TEMPERATURE settings featured on my first mr. induction as the multitude of POWER settings on this unit is like going from 16 to 24 bit audio. This unit is as controllable as GAS but doesn't wrap the heat up the sides of the pot or pan.
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Overall 10
10

'Cool' Cooker is Hot! (Huh? Wha'd he say?)

Bob N., Amazon
15 September 2010
  • Summary: First off, I assume you're already informed about induction cooking--if not, try google or wikipedia. I'm just reviewing this particular unit: Attractive overall, it has a glass/ceramic top that seems durable, but I haven't pressed my luck. The blister micro-switches aren't my favorite--touch would be better--but they work well at least while the product is new.
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Overall 10
10

Very good product

Stingray, Amazon
7 June 2010
  • Summary: This is a very good product. It works better than what I had expected. I use it all the time. Glad I bought it because using it for hot pot dinners are great. Very good temperarure control.
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Overall 10
10

Remember all the cool stuff they said we'd have when we grew up?

Joe Ekaitis "gray-haired geek", Amazon
22 May 2010
  • Summary: You know, flying cars, a monorail to whisk us to work, home fusion reactors to generate unlimited electricity, and dinner cooked over something they called "cold heat"? Well, one of those miracles actually made it home. Induction cooking might seem futuristic but the technology has been around since the previous century. It's finally emerging in two affordable forms: built-in and portable.
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Overall 6
6.0

Not what I expected

R. Osborn, Amazon
9 October 2009
  • Summary: The induction hot plate works but it is not what I expected. Unit required new cookware which after completing purchases cost as much as the induction single burned cook top. It has been an interesting experiment that solved my curiosity but I would not recommend it.
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Overall 6
6.0

worked great... once!

C. W. Cunningham, Amazon
31 May 2009
  • Summary: I just got this, and I absolutely loved it... for all of 5 minutes. I used it to fry some hot peppers in a cast iron skillet, which took about 5 minutes. It worked great, heated right up faster than I've ever seen a cast iron skillet heat up (and I have done a lot of cooking with cast iron on both electric and gas stoves). I turned it off and everything seemed fine until I came back to it 30 minutes later (to cook the main course) and it wouldn't turn on.
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