Updated 9 Aug 2018

Russell Hobbs

Lunar Kettle RHK62

Snapshot: The 1.7L Russell Hobbs Lunar RHK62 has a push-button lid-opening and a stainless steel finish. How noisy is it?

Lunar Kettle RHK62
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$189

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Test results

Overall score
78
Ease of use
?/10
Noise
?/10
Boiling
?/10
Energy efficiency
?/10

Good points

  • Fast to boil one litre of water.
  • Acceptable noise level.
  • Very easy to use controls.
  • The water can be poured in a nice even stream.
  • No problem with steam.
  • Indicator light is fairly bright.
  • Push-button lid-opening for very easy filling.
  • Very well-balanced.

But

  • Dark-coloured water indicator makes it difficult to see water level when not switched on (when on water level is illuminated).

How we test

Overall score is made up of:
Ease of use (40%)
Noise (40%)
Boiling performance (10%)
Energy efficiency (10%)

Noise was assessed midway through boiling-up and from 1m away. A higher score means less noise.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$189

Specifications

Boil time (minutes:seconds)
3:12
Noise (dBa)
59
Capacity (L)
1.7
Weight (kg)
0.89

Features

Finish
Stainless steel

More Info

Notes
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Availability
-
Price surveyed
June 2018