Updated 19 Jun 2017

Fisher & Paykel

HC60DCXB3 - Recirculated

Snapshot: The Fisher & Paykel HC60DCXB3 is a canopy rangehood with front-panel controls. But how well does it remove steam and cooking smells?

HC60DCXB3 - Recirculated
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$999

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Test results

Overall score
67
Performance
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Noise
?/10

Good points

  • Good steam removal in recirculated mode.
  • OK noise level.
  • OK to use.
  • Front-panel controls easy to access.
  • Mesh filter is easy to remove, clean and replace.

But

  • Lights give only OK visibility over the cooking area.
  • Lights are very difficult to replace.
  • Carbon filter is very difficult to replace.

How we test

Overall score includes:
Performance (60%)
Noise (30%)
Ease of use (10%)

Key data

Model

Avg price
$999
Running costs (100 hours)
3.20
Size
600mm
Mode
Recirculated
Type
Canopy

Specifications

Noise levels - low (dBA)
51
Noise levels - high (dBA)
62
Dimensions (HxWxD) (cm)
5.5 x 60 x 50

Features

Location of controls
Front panel
Lights
2 x 4W LED
Fan speeds
4

More Info

Notes
-
Availability
-