The Gaggenau BS 260/261 – 30-inch combi-steam oven with water tank is available in a stainless steel-backed or aluminium-backed glass front with a sleek, all stainless steel interior. The BS 260/261 is operated with the clear text LCD control panel fully integrated into the bottom of the all-glass door, offering an unobstructed view of the oven’s cavity. It has no extraneous knobs, touch pads, or buttons remain on the door, creating a s…See more
The Gaggenau BS 260/261 – 30-inch combi-steam oven with water tank is available in a stainless steel-backed or aluminium-backed glass front with a sleek, all stainless steel interior. The BS 260/261 is operated with the clear text LCD control panel fully integrated into the bottom of the all-glass door, offering an unobstructed view of the oven’s cavity. It has no extraneous knobs, touch pads, or buttons remain on the door, creating a sleek line of site directly into its interior. The door opens to a full 180 degrees, allowing for ease of loading and unloading food.
The Gaggenau BS 260/261 – 30-inch combi-steam oven with water tank is a combination of steam and convection Oven. This innovative dual-oven system combines the dry heat of a convection (has humidity level of humidity levels of 30%, 60%, 80% and 100%) oven with non-pressurized steam with electronic temperature control that stays at 212°F in precisely calibrated portions. It is gentle on food where it preserved the shape, colour, nutrients, and flavour, without adding anything harmful or fattening. Combined with hot air, steam opens up all kinds of possibilities like steaming, baking, simmering, braising, reheating, and juicing. With the Combi-Steam system, meat remains succulently tender, while the surface browns and crisps to perfection or user can use the hot air by itself for short crust pastry and pies. The one third of a gallon (1.3 litres) water tank supplies enough water for steaming at 100 percent for one hour. Plumbing and drainage are not necessary, allowing hassle-free installation anywhere in the home. It is easy to handle and transparent, which makes it easy to check on the water level. The water tank is protected from calcification as far as possible, since the steam is only generated in the cooking compartment. For hygienic reasons, the tank needs to be emptied after every cooking session and must not be cleaned in the dishwasher. It is also equipped with a water level warning where an acoustic signal indicates if the water tank is empty displaying a faucet symbol and at the same time the heating process is then interrupted. To continue, the water tank needs to be filled and re-inserted. It also comes with stainless steel cooking interior that meets the highest hygiene requirements while the 60-watt halogen lighting allows good visibility during cooking. Besides that, the oven are standard equipped with a shelf and both a perforated and a non-perforated insert. These stable, high-sided stainless steel inserts are ideal for use in the Combination Steam and Convection Ovens and handy for storing items in the fridge and can also be use for serving dishes. In addition, smaller inserts are available as optional accessories. These cooking inserts in different sizes can be used in combination to cook various dishes at the same time and it is dishwasher-proof, hygienic and easy to clean. The Gaggenau BS 260/261 also comes with LCD function Display with digital clock. The main functions navigated through the control knobs are always visible on the light LCD display while the additional functions of the touch keys only become visible when needed. The digital clock can also be used as a timer and the automatic cooking timer allows both the length of cooking and the actual time the oven switches itself off to be programmed up to 24 hours in advance. It is also fitted with Core Temperature Sensor with Automatic shut off where the oven switches itself automatically once the desired temperature is reached and the core temperature sensor is also removable. The oven has “Thermo-Test” Actual Temperature Display features that allows user to check the temperature in the cooking compartment at any time and if, for example, you turn it down, it enables you to see when the new required temperature has been reached. It also has an Automatic Boiling Point Detection function that automatically determines the boiling temperature, which is dependent on the geographical position (height above sea level). That way the cooking result will be the same no matter where the appliance is used. The Gaggenau BS 260/261 also comes with a Cleaning Program where soiling inside the oven is softened with the help of steam for easy cleaning, a Drying Program where the cooking compartment can be dried using hot air (the drying process takes approximately 20 minutes and is recommended after steaming or cleaning) plus a 180° Side Opening Door with heat-insulated glass fronts and door handle is protected from high temperatures. Other features include child and safety lock, Sabbath Mode that can keep non-perishable dishes warm from 24 to 74 hours without operating the appliance and a cooled housing with temperature protection against overheating of the built-in appliance and surrounding kitchen units. The Gaggenau BS 260/261 has a net volume of 1.7-cubic-foot, it has energy consumption with convection of 0.68 kWh, total Amps rating of 9 Amps and voltage between the range of 208/220 to 240 Volts/60 Hz plus it comes with 4 level racks. It has an exterior dimensions of 29.63-inch (75.3cm) in width, 17.94-inch (45.6cm) in height, 21.06-inch (53.5cm) in depth while its interior dimensions measures at 12-inch (30.5cm) in width, 9.63-inch (24.5cm) in height, 19.44-inch (49.4cm) in depth and it has a shipping weights of 97 pounds (44.1kg).See less