Updated 19 Jun 2017

Bosch

DHL555BAU - Recirculated

Snapshot: The Bosch DHL555BAU is an undermount rangehood with controls underneath the hood. How well does it remove steam?

DHL555BAU - Recirculated
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$699

Price comparison

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Test results

Overall score
48
Performance
?%
Ease of use
?%
Noise
?%

Good points

  • Quiet.
  • OK to use.
  • Lights provide good visibility over the cooking area.
  • Light globes are easy to replace.

But

  • Poor steam removal in recirculated mode.
  • Inconvenient controls underneath the hood.

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
$699
Running costs (100 hours)
$3.80
Size
600mm
Mode
Recirculated
Type
Undermount

Specifications

Noise levels - low (dBA)
39
Noise levels - high (dBA)
60
Dimensions (HxWxD) (cm)
1 x 53 x 38

Features

Location of controls
Underneath
Lights
2 X 20W halogen
Fan speeds
4

More Info

Notes
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Availability
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