Updated 26 Feb 2019

Robinhood

RPB3CL6SS/WH - Recirculated

Snapshot: The Robinhood RPB3CL6SS/WH - Recirculating is a undermount rangehood with inconvenient controls underneath hood. But how well does it remove steam and cooking smells?

RPB3CL6SS/WH - Recirculated
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$549

Price comparison

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Test results

Overall score
59
Performance
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Ease of use
?%
Noise
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Good points

  • OK steam removal.
  • Easy to use.

But

  • Inconvenient controls underneath hood.
  • Its LED lights give poor visibility.
  • 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
$549
Running costs (100 hours)
$5.40
Size
520mm
Mode
Recirculated
Type
Undermount

Specifications

Noise levels - low (dBA)
55
Noise levels - high (dBA)
68
Dimensions (HxWxD) (cm)
0.8 x 52 x 30

Features

Location of controls
Underneath
Lights
2 x 1.5 LED
Fan speeds
3

More Info

Notes
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Availability
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