Updated 26 Feb 2019

AEG

DGE5660HM - Ducted

Snapshot: The AEG DGE5660HM - Ducted is a undermount rangehood with inconvenient controls underneath hood. But how well does it remove steam and cooking smells?

DGE5660HM - Ducted
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$1488

Price comparison

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Test results

Overall score
60
Performance
?%
Ease of use
?%
Noise
?%

Good points

  • OK steam removal.
  • OK to use.

But

  • Inconvenient controls underneath hood.
  • Its LED lights give poor visibility.
  • Slightly noisy.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Performance (60%)
Rates steam extraction from 2 and from 4 simmering saucepans on both high and low fan speeds.

Ease of use (30%)
Covers filter cleaning, controls and lighting over cooking area.

Noise (10%)
Measured 50cm from the front edge of the hood.

Running costs (100 hours) 50 hours on low and 50 hours on high setting. Assumes electricity costs of 26c/kWh.

Mode Mode tested. Most models have test results in both modes.

Prices from a December 2018 survey.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$1488
Running costs (100 hours)
$5.80
Size
540mm
Mode
Ducted
Type
Undermount

Specifications

Noise levels - low (dBA)
48
Noise levels - high (dBA)
63
Dimensions (HxWxD) (cm)
1 x 54 x 30

Features

Location of controls
Underneath
Lights
2 x 4W LED
Fan speeds
3

More Info

Notes
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Availability
Exclusive to Harvey Norman