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Belling IHK90BLK review

Touch control type. 90 x 52 cm, WxD dimensions. Priced at $2199.

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CHOICE Expert Rating View more details.

This overall score is made up of cooking performance (60%) and ease of use (40%).

Cooking performance score View more details.

Cooking performance is calculated using simmering, turn-down and high-heat scores, weighted equally.

Ease of use score View more details.

We rate how easy it is to use the controls, the size, type and positioning of cooking zones as well as ease of cleaning.

Boil time View more details.

Time taken to boil water in power boost mode, where available. For models with no boost, the highest setting is used.

Low heat setting score View more details.

We assess how well the induction cooktop heats a white sauce on low heat setting.

Turn down score View more details.

We cook boiled rice on the induction cooktop to assess turn-down capacity.

High heat setting score View more details.

We assess how well the cooktop cooks a stir-fry on high heat setting for a short time.

Recommended View more details.

CHOICE recommends induction cooktops that score at least 90% overall.

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Price View more details.

The manufacturer's recommended retail price. Prices are generally flexible, so shop around both online and in bricks and mortar shops for options.

Standby energy cost View more details.

Standby energy is measured and costed at 30c / kWh per year.

Size (cm) View more details.

The width of the cooktop. Check the manufacturer's installation specifications as there may be slight variations.

Cooking zones
Element layout
Large – centre; Simmer – right front; Medium – right rear, left front and rear
Usable pan diameters (cm)
Element wattage
2 x 1.6 / 1.4 / 1.15 / 2.3
Dimensions (cm, WxD) View more details.

These are claimed dimensions. Ventilation dimensions below and behind are not listed as they vary greatly depending on what the cooktop is being installed over cabinetry shelves, drawers, or an oven. Check the installation manual or the manufacturer to ensure your set-up complies with requirements before buying.

90 x 52
Installation dimensions (cm, WxD)
86 x 45
Origin View more details.

There is a claimed country of origin somewhere on the model itself. This should be taken with a grain of salt, given it's rare that all the materials for a product came from the one country.

Pause or stop/go
Auto heat up
Keep warm
Power boost

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