Updated 19 Jun 2017

Whirlpool

AKR799IX - Recirculated

Snapshot: The Whirlpool AKR799IX is a canopy rangehood with front-panel controls. How well does it remove steam?

AKR799IX - Recirculated
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$1499

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Test results

Overall score
77
Performance
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Noise
?/10

Good points

  • Very good steam removal in recirculated mode.
  • Quiet.
  • Very easy to use.
  • Front-panel controls.
  • Lights give good visibility over the cooking area.
  • Light globes are easy to replace.

But

No obvious bad points.

How we test

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

Key data

Model

Avg price
$1499
Running costs (100 hours)
3.50
Size
900mm
Mode
Recirculated
Type
Canopy

Specifications

Noise levels - low (dBA)
46
Noise levels - high (dBA)
59
Dimensions (HxWxD) (cm)
6 x 90 x 50

Features

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

More Info

Notes
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Availability
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