Updated 28 Feb 2013

Sunbeam

ST6820 VitaSteam Electronic

Snapshot: The Sunbeam ST6820 VitaSteam Electronic food steamer has small-capacity baskets plus egg supports. But how well does it steam your food?

ST6820 VitaSteam Electronic
Consumer score
SCORE
Price guide

$110

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Test results

Overall score
71
Performance
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Excellent performance.
  • Baskets can be placed in any position.
  • Basket bases are removable.
  • Has delayed-start function.
  • Has egg supports.

But

  • Baskets can't be stacked inside each other (so the steamer takes up a lot of storage space).
  • Not dishwasher safe.

How we test

Overall score includes:

  • Performance (30%)
  • Ease of use (70%)

Price guide is based on a February 2013 survey.

Key data

Model

Price guide
$110

Specifications

Dimensions H x W x D (cm)
40 x 27 x 23
Height when stored (cm)
40
Annual running cost
$48

Features

Dishwasher safe
×
Basket capacity
small
Basket bases removable
Delayed start
Keep warm
×
Water gauge
External water inlet
Rice bowl
Juice collector
Timer
Pre-set cooking times
×

More info

Notes
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