Updated 7 Jun 2016

Goldair

GUB-Q with Mattress Protector Queen

Snapshot: The Goldair GUB-Q with Mattress Protector Queen fitted electric blanket has 3 heat settings. How quickly does it heat up?

GUB-Q with Mattress Protector Queen
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$200

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Test results

Overall score
72
Heat-up
?/10
Controls
?/10
Fitting
?/10
Cleaning
?/10

Good points

  • Very fast heat-up.
  • Good illuminated controls.
  • Excellent to clean.
  • Has 3 heat settings.
  • Controllers are removable.
  • Is machine washable.
  • Has overheat safety cut-off.

But

  • Difficult to fit.
  • No warm-foot zone.
  • No timer settings.

How we test

Overall score includes:

  • Heat-up (40 percent)
  • Fitting (20 percent)
  • Controls (20 percent)
  • Cleaning (20 percent)

Price guide is the recommended retail price (RRP).

Heat-up: Shows how quickly the blankets reached their peak temperature on their highest heat setting.

Controls: Assessed on the user-friendliness of the controls.

Fitting: Assessed on both the initial fitting and whether the blanket stayed in place.

Cleaning: Assessed on how easy the blanket was to clean and dry.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$200

Specifications

Heat-up time (minutes)
5 (bottom), NA (surface)
Running costs ($/yr)
0.7475
Construction
Polyester
Style
Fitted

Features

Heat settings
3
"All-night" heat setting positions
0
Timer settings (hour)
no
Machine washable
Removable controllers
Two controllers
Warm-foot zone
no
Size
Queen
Overheat safety cut-off

More Info

Availability
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