Duxtop Induction Cooktop uses volts, 15 amps of electricity — standard in all homes; Lightweight and compact for easy handling and storage. Digital sensor touch control panel; Child Safety Lock system press and hold the Safety Lock Key for 3 sec to activate. Note: In order to use this and any other induction cooktops, you need to have the right kind of cookware. Induction itself is a noiseless process, however there may be high pitch sound from clad cookware, the base of which has multiple layers of metals sandwiched together.
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Design: look and feel Page Contents. As we can see in the above picture it looks very nice being well designed, black color and clean surface. The Duxtop Model ST comes with touch sensors so there is no material differences between the burner and control panel. Already we can notice a benefit: the easy cleaning because of the same material used for the surface: ceramic glass. This is the most significant difference between the ST and the MC. On the MC, the controls panel was made of plastic and could be warped or melted if you pulled a hot pan over it while removing it from the burner.
As you can see with the ST there is no plastic panel. The control buttons are touch sensor operated and covered with the same protective glass used on top of the burner. The front surface of the ST is a little bit curved out while, the other 3 sides are perfectly straight and that makes it look some how fresh and in trend with the current designs.
Together these, both create the ventilation system. The ST portable induction cooktop model is very simple to use. It has few controls which makes learning time for the user to be very short. Heating W It is placed above the Function icon has a circle and inside it a finger shows that you need to press , along with the other 2 functions. The manual advises to use it if no specific temperature is required, by example if you want to bring to boiling a pot of water you can use the 10 level of Heating function.
Temp F This is placed between Heating and Timer functions. The manual advises to use this mode if we want to brow or fry food. This mode has 10 settings from F 60 C to F C. Timer This is placed first in the row of functions starting from left having a clock as an icon. There is a maximum time you can set of min with the ability to increase in 1 min increments. When time is up you will hear an acoustic warning 1 beep and the coocktop will turn off.
The warning sound is pretty loud so if you are away other room you will be able to hear it. This can be activated by pressing and holding for 3 seconds. This safety feature will help to avoid accidents. Check Price at Amazon… 3. The 2 circles are a guide for centering the pan for optimal cooking, the small circle is about 6 inches in diameter and the bigger one is 8 inches in diameter.
The ST model has 1 burner and there are 2 circles on the surface which will guide you about where to place the pan. The flat bottom of your cookware needs to have be at least 4 inches in diameter, otherwise we you will see an error coded with E0 and the cooktop will not work.
If that happens, wait 30 seconds and try again with another one. Basically, you plug the cooktop into any standard household outlet. The ST provides two modes of cooking and this appears to be one of the most confusing concepts people have to deal with when transitioning from a regular stovetop or gas burners to an induction cooktop.
Whenever you want to cook something at a specific temperature you would use this mode. The other cooking mode is called Power mode.
Power mode is set by watts and is used for either slow or fast cooking. The Power scale start at Watts and goes up to Watts. The complete set of Watt setting options are: , , , , , , , , , Induction technology can save on energy usage as compared to than resistance heating. Also, because of its power requirements are low it can to be supported by an emergency generator during a power outage. The cooling fan will create some noise but is not disturbing.
The fan will work till the cooktop is cooled. Dropping into a countertop is not advisable because the cooktop needs to stay in line with regulations and also the ventilation would be a problem. This model is in line with ETL which are the minimum standard for safety. The ST model has a Safety Key Lock which can be activated by pressing and holding for 3 seconds. The same process will unlock the safety. Another interesting safety feature is the auto pan detection which will shut down the cooktop in after 60 seconds if no cookware is detected.
This will help to avoid accidents. When you receive the Duxtop ST inside the box you will find only the cooktop and the user manual. The cooper coil can be found under the ceramic glass and is the element that generates the heat.
The default time for warranty is 1 year but there is an option for buying an extended warranty. The ST model come with 2 options for extended warranty: 2 years or 3 years.
You need to pay attention of this extended warranty because it cover only a specific cost. The ST model with touch sensors has great consumer reviews. I realized that some customers have higher expectation initially and at the time when they start to use the cooktop they have difficulties in finding the right temperature for cooking different recipes. Anyway being different from gas we should expect for fast heat so we need to act accordingly.
A little bit of patience and some trial and error will help to discover the right settings. But on Amazon you will find competitive price and this model is in the top ten sell best seller list for portable induction cooktops.
From my point of view this product is worth the price. Yes, but you should make sure that your Dutch oven is compatible with induction cooking. Just to make sure the Dutch oven is made of the right material.
Also, you may consider using a converter plate to use a Dutch oven when the oven is not induction ready. Single Burner. Page Contents 1. Design: look and feel 2. Controls 3. Surface 4. Heating Elements 5. Sensors 7. Ventilation 8.
Safety Features 9. Accessories Dimensions of Duxtop ST Pros Cons Warranty Consumer Ratings Price for Duxtop ST model User Manual.
Check Price at Amazon…. Very easy to clean, ST is more easily to clean because there is no buttons. Sensor panel is immune to hot pans that might be slid over it during use. The surface stay a bit longer hot than a full size induction cooktop for both models. Related Posts. Leave a Reply Cancel reply. It is placed above the Function icon has a circle and inside it a finger shows that you need to press , along with the other 2 functions.
This is placed between Heating and Timer functions. This is placed first in the row of functions starting from left having a clock as an icon.
DUXTOP 1800-Watt Portable Sensor Touch Induction Cooktop Countertop Burner 8300ST (Silver)
This fine style ST Duxtop portable sensor touch induction cooktop burner uses watt of power. Some of the outstanding features about this countertop cooktop include:. The energy emitted by the Duxtop burner comes to the unit via a magnetic field. To enhance efficient use of energy, the cooktop is fitted with self-adjusting burners that can easily detect the base of a cookware in use before the system turns to make an adjustment. The process of cleaning this cooktop is easy; you simply need to use a clean damp piece of clothing to wipe the surface when the unit is cold. The control panel on the sensor touch is made for long term use because it does not wear out easily, compared to other traditional PVC sticker control panel in most induction cookers.
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The physical buttons of the have been replaced with a modern touch screen interface that is built directly onto the surface of the cooktop. They have also simplified the options with few buttons to keep it as simple to use as possible. They have added a child lock feature which was missing from the original model for extra safety. Both units have an auto shut off after 60 seconds when no pan is detected on the surface. It has 10 power levels ranging from Watts.