Updated 24 Mar 2016

Fisher & Paykel

CI905DTB2

Snapshot: The Fisher & Paykel CI905DTB2 induction cooktop has five cooking zones plus auto heat-up. How well does it cook?

CI905DTB2
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$2924

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Test results

Overall score
92
Cooking performance
?/10
White sauce
?/10
Rice
?/10
Stir-fry
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • An excellent performer.
  • Excellent results in our white sauce test.
  • Excellent results in our rice test.
  • Excellent results in our stir-fry test.
  • Easy to use.
  • Five cooking zones in a range of sizes (includes dual zone).
  • Very good cooking zone layout (small zone at front, large/dual zone in centre).
  • Four cooking zones can be used simultaneously.
  • Separate control setting for each cooking zone.
  • Controls are separated from cooking zones with metal strip.
  • Has two gentle heat settings for tasks such as melting and warming.

But

  • Labelling on controls is small.
  • “On” indicator light is small and not obvious.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Cooking performance (60%): Assesses performance of the simmer-burner, medium-sized burner and wok burner.

Ease of use (40%): Rates the ease of using the controls, ease of cleaning, and the user-friendliness of the cooktop layout.

Price is based on March and November 2016 surveys.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$2924
Type
Induction

More test results (/10)

Chocolate-melting
-

Specifications

Dimensions (WxD, cm)
90 x 53
Number of elements, burners or cooking zones
5
Cooktop surface material
-
Control position
-
Trivet material
n/a
Cut-out dimensions (WxD, cm)
n/a

Features

Touch controls
Yes
Flame-failure protection
n/a
Timer
Yes
Child lock
Yes
Automatic switch-off
Yes
Dual- or multi-element
n/a
Flexi-zones
No
Auto heat-up
Yes
Power boost
Yes
Keep-warm function
Yes (gentle heat setting for warming).
Safety sensors
Yes
Residual-heat indicator
Yes
Overflow protection
Yes
Pan detection
Yes

More Info

Availability

-

Notes

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