Cuisinart KUA-17 1-3/4-Quart Cordless Automatic Electric Kettle
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- Convenient cordless operation provides mobility
- Sturdy stainless-steel construction
- Hidden heating element means better tasting water
- Automatic shutoff ensures high level of safety
- Product Built to North American Electrical Standards
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|Item Dimensions||7.62 x 8.37 x 10.25 in||8.25 x 8.25 x 11.75 in||9.75 x 8.25 x 12 in||5.5 x 6 x 9 in||9.25 x 9.5 x 11.75 in|
|Material Type||Stainless Steel||Plastic||Stainless Steel||Stainless Steel||Stainless steel|
Cuisinart Automatic Cordless Electric Kettle %28KUA%2D17%29 The Cordless Electric Kettle is a classic stainless steel beauty that boils 1 3%2F4 quarts water in minutes%2E The heating element is concealed%2C making cleaning fast and easy%2E %0D%0A
Great for a dorm room or office, this cordless kettle lets you enjoy tea, coffee, or even dried soups at any time and without a range. And it's detachable from its power base for convenient pouring. The unobtrusive power base shuts off when the kettle is removed from the platform, and the concealed heating element never comes into contact with the water, keeping it from tasting flat or scalded. Made from high-quality stainless steel, the mirror-finished kettle is attractive and rust-resistant, and its 36-inch cord can be hidden in the base, making for easy, cord-free storage. --Madeleine Miller
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The warranty they offer requires you to pay $10 shipping both for the new unit as well as to ship the old defective unit back. When the original cost of the items is only $56 to begin with, this seems pretty steep when it's their fault the product is faulty anyway. DISSATISFIED.
This seems like the best available one out there if you are looking to boil water without exposing it to plastic. There are two small plastic pieces along the vent tube/fill marker that can be removed. However, you want to keep the water level below the little metal nub that would otherwise be hidden under the fill line piece because it seems to rust if exposed to water. We have a little bit of discoloration already (been using about 3 weeks) along the bottom, but that may just be due to our water quality - possibly just mineral scale. It doesn't appear to be actual rust (at least so far).
Heats super quickly & efficiently (we were using a stove top kettle on an electric stove prior to this & it's amazing how much faster the water heats than that). We use it multiple times every day and it seems to be holding up well. The on/off switch seems a little "frail" - like if you're not careful it could break off, but we haven't had this issue yet as we haven't found a need to express anger or demonstrate brute strength by forcefully pounding the on-button on the kettle & so far so good :).
It looks pretty attractive on the counter top & I read some people are bothered by the inevitable water spots on the chrome finish. That doesn't bother us & it would be easily wiped away with a dry dishtowel if desired.
I think there is only one other option that is/can be totally plastic-free on the interior (as far as I was able to find, though many claim that others with obvious interior plastic are plastic-free, & the other one seems to have more issues with rusting, so I would definitely recommend this.
Out of the box you will see inside two small pieces of plastic. REMOVE THESE and you have a 100 PERCENT STAINLESS TEA KETTLE. These doodads have zero functionality - so no loss there.
Why Cuisinart doesn't remove or replace these themselves and market the kettle for its pure stainless interior I honestly do not know. Based on related threads, I am sure they could even charge an extra $20 as a 'healthy lifestyle product.'
For those of you with kettles with plastic lids or plastic parts in your kettles, please note that ALL interior parts are bathed in superheated steam. Anything the steam picks up from the plastic drips right back into your water. Is that a cup of hot tea you are drinking or a warm cocktail of bisphenols, phthalates, and who knows what else?
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1. Boils water fast
2. Stainless steel
3. Sleek look
1. Wish the handle would be able to folded over for easier removal of the lid