Updated 19 Jun 2017

Qasair

Heritage 600HL-1 - Ducted

Snapshot: The Qasair Heritage 600HL-1 is a canopy rangehood with controls underneath the hood. How well does it remove steam?

Heritage 600HL-1 - Ducted
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$2295

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Test results

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

Good points

  • OK steam removal in ducted mode.
  • Easy to use.
  • Lights give very good visibility over the cooking area.

But

  • Noisy.
  • Inconvenient controls underneath the hood.
  • Lights are sealed units so can’t be replaced without removing the outer cover of the rangehood.

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
$2295
Running costs (100 hours)
$2.20
Size
600mm
Mode
Ducted
Type
Canopy

Specifications

Noise levels - low (dBA)
60
Noise levels - high (dBA)
63
Dimensions (HxWxD) (cm)
30 x 60 x 50

Features

Location of controls
Underneath
Lights
2 x 5W LED
Fan speeds
2

More Info

Notes
Doesn’t operate in recirculated mode.
Availability
From kouzina.co.nz only.