Updated 12 Aug 2016

Parmco

HO-2-9S-4GW

Snapshot: The Parmco HO-2-9S-4GW gas cooktop has 5 burners and flame-failure protection. How well does it cook?

HO-2-9S-4GW
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$749

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Test results

Overall score
79
Cooking performance
?/10
White sauce
?/10
Rice
?/10
Stir-fry
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • A very good performer.
  • Excellent results in our white-sauce test.
  • Good results in our rice test.
  • Excellent results in our stir-fry test.
  • Easy to use.
  • Has flame-failure protection (the gas shuts off).
  • Very good burner layout.

But

  • A small child could reach the controls.

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 an August 2017 survey.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$749
Type
Gas

More test results (/10)

Chocolate-melting
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Specifications

Dimensions (WxD, cm)
86 x 51
Number of elements, burners or cooking zones
5
Cooktop surface material
Stainless steel
Control position
Front
Trivet material
Cast iron
Cut-out dimensions (WxD, cm)
73 x 49

Features

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

More Info

Availability

-

Notes

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