Best Double Induction Cooktops 2017 – Buyer’s Guide

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A Typical Double Induction Cooktop

Welcome to our post which looks at the best double induction cooktops 2017.

In this post we will examine a number of the best insert and standalone portable induction appliance products available.

Similar to single stove units, the double induction hobs are used extensively in kitchens but are also very popular for use in garden patios, remote vehicles, student dorms, boats, cabins and camping environments.

Best Double Induction Cooktops 2017

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True Induction TI-2C Double Cooktop18004.2
True Induction TI-2B Counter Inset Double Burner18004.4
True Induction MD-2B Mini Duo Portable Counter Inset Double Burner18004.6
Ovente Cool Touch Portable Ceramic Induction Cooktop Burner18004.0
Cuisinart ICT-60 Double Induction Cooktop
18004.1
NuWave 30602 Double Precision Induction Cooktop Burner18004.4

Double Induction Cooktop Advantages
There are a number of reasons why a double induction cooktop can make a difference to your cooking experience :

  • Induction cooking is much faster than conventional gas and electric cooking. There is less time waiting for cookware and food to get to the appropriate cooking temperatures. Once food is cooking, induciton hobs are more responsive to any temperature increase or decreas than may be required.
  • Portable cooktops be they single or double units allow for cooking in tight spaces. Whether it is a small kitchen, a dorm, a remote vehicle or motor home, the physical size of the units makes them more adaptable to our cooking needs. The fact that gaseous fumes and wasted heat is not given off whilst cooking also ensures smaller room environments do not overheat and become uncomfortable spaces.
  • Induction cooking is focussed on safety. No flames and safer for children and the infirm, the induction cooking experience is a much safer all-round process.
  • When combined with induction ready cookware, induction cooking provides for a more reliable and more even cooking experience, supplying exact temperatures to the pan responsively to the cookware and the food as and when you want it. the benefit of using good cookware is that it further regulates the delivery of the temperature.

To select the best double induction cooktops of 2017 look out for built in features such as:

  • Heat (watts) & Temperature (Degrees) control
  • Power rating of the appliance
  • Delay timers
  • Programmable memory functions
  • Digital countdown timers
  • Auto pan size detection
  • Over heat sensors
  • Unsuitable cookware detectors
  • Automatic shut-off
  • Error codes for fault fixing
  • Cooling fan noise
  • Ease of cleaning
  • Warranty period

NuWave 30602 Double Precision Induction Cooktop

NuWave 30602 Double Precision Induction Cooktop Burner

The Nuwave double induction cooktop burner is part of the growing range of Nuwave induction products. This is an ideal appliance if you require a double hob for banquet or catering situations or perhaps just need an extension to your current range.

Also ideal for remote vehicles and cabins. Built in black this is a stylish portable unit that would look great on any countertop.

Key Features
  • Delivers 1800 watts of power between the two hobs (note : not each hob at the same time)
  • Temperature range between 100 DegreeF and 575 DegreeF (5 degree increments)
  • 100 hours of programmable memory
  • 6 different pre-programmed temperature settings
  • 2 hour warming feature (155°F)
  • Programmable clock
  • Easy clean glass cooking surface
  • Product dimensions 16 (W) x 25.5 (L) x 4 (D)
  • Weight of 16 pounds
  • 1 Year manufacturers warranty
  • LCD digital display and touch pad controls
Pros
Cons
  • Simple operation with digital and LED controls
  • Easy change between F° to C°
  • Multiple cooking temperature options
  • 16 lbs weight may be little heavy for some to continuously move about
  • Some customers highlighted that the slim plastic separator between the two hobs is not heat resistant

Ovente Double Induction Cooktop

The Ovente induction hob is a black ceramic 1800 watt 2 hob portable appliance packed with great features. This stylish portable double stove can be used as table centerpiece to prepare and serve food or for outdoor patio areas, camping environments – literally anywhere that you require a flexible cooking option.

Ovente Double Induction Cooktop

For more product information, take a look at the manufacturers video below.

 

Key Features
  • Product comes with a One Year Limited Warranty
  • Timer option ranges from 1 minute to 3 hours
  • Ceramic glass surface
  • Dimensions are 23.8 x 15.8 x 2.8 inches
  • Heat range from 300 watss to 1800 Watts of power in 8 settings
  • Temperature range between 140 and 465 degrees F in 8 settings
  • 2 induction burners which can use induciton ready cookware in the 4.75 – 8 inches diameter range
  • Temperature safefty lock function to disable temperature change whilst in operation
  • Childlock safety feature
  • Digital controls and LED panel
  • Has a 120 v power supply
Pros
Cons
  • Simple operation with digital and LED controls
  • Very easy to clean spills
  • 13.3 lbs may be little heavy for some
  • Some customers complained about the limited operating instructions

Three TRUE Induction Double Cooktop Options

TRUE Induction provide three different double induction cooktop hobs as part of their product range. Each provides fantastic design as well as advanced and effective cooking technology.

The inset model is ideal for small kitchens, adding an expansion to your current hobs or even replacing gas/propane units in mobile homes and remote vehicles.

True Induction TI-2C Double Induction Cooktop

True Induction TI-2C Cooktop

 

The TI-2C Double Induction Cooktop is a stand-alone hob that is completely portable. Being portable it can be used in a wide variety of locations such as patios, kitchens, dorms – indeed anywhere you require the convenience of two portable induction stoves.

The appliance surface is smooth to the touch which makes cleaning extremely simple. The simple digital touch control panel is also positioned for easy access. With quick and reactive heating response times the True Induction offers a safe state of the art cooking experience. The unit which is powered by a 120 volt outlet provides for a cooking temperature range of between between 150° F – 450° F.

An in-built power load balancer allows for the 1800 watt output to be used solely by one hob or shared between two.

Key Features
  • Product comes with a Two Year Limited Warranty
  • 150 minute timer
  • Dimensions are 23 1/2 x 14 inches
  • 1800 Watts of power are shared between the two burners
  • Temperature range between 150 and 450 degrees F
  • 2 x 10 inch induction burners
  • Digital EZ Touch controls with 10 power settings
  • Requires induction ready cookware between 4.5 and 10 inches in diameter.
  • Functions on a single 110v rated supply
  • Integrated safety features such as auto turn-off/on when the cookware is removed (after 30 seconds) and added
Pros
Cons
  • Highly portable at 11.2 pounds in weight
  • Easy operation with digital touch pad controls
  • Single ceramic glass surface – super easy to clean
  • Good build quality
  • 2 year warranty period
  • The 1800 watts power is split between the two hobs on a 110v supply e.g one hob at maximum 10, or two at level 5
  • The cooling fans on the underside may be a little off-putting to some

True Induction TI-2B Counter Inset Double Burner Induction Cooktop

The True Induction TI-2B has been designed to inset into a kitchen countertop (SF3 model) and also has the advantage that it can be used as a portable unit (SF2 model).

True Induction TI-2B Counter Inset Double Burner Induction Cooktop

 

Key Features
  • Product comes with a Two Year Limited Warranty
  • 150 minute timer
  • Dimensions are 28.3 x 19.7 x 5.8 (H) inches
  • 15.2 pounds in weight
  • 1800 Watts of power are shared between the two burners
  • Temperature range between 150 and 450 degrees F
  • 2 x 10 inch induction burners
  • Digital EZ Touch controls with 10 power settings
  • Requires induction ready cookware between 4.5 and 10 inches in diameter.
  • Functions on a single 110v rated supply
  • Integrated safety features such as auto turn-off/on when the cookware is removed (after 30 seconds) and added
Pros
Cons
  • Simple to operate
  • Single ceramic glass surface – super easy to clean
  • Touch-pad style controls
  • Good build quality
  • 2 year warranty period
  • The 1800 watts power is split between the two hobs on a 110v supply e.g one hob at maximum 10, or two at level 5
  • Doesn’t have a temperature safety lock as seen on other induction stoves
  • The cooling fans on the underside may be a little off-putting to some customers

True Induction MD-2B Mini Duo Double Burner Induction Cooktop

True Induction MD-2B Mini Duo Double Induction Cooktop

The True Induction MD-2B Mini Duo Double Induction Cooktop is an other offering from True Induction that is designed for countertop inset, portability or both.

At 20.5 x 14 x 2 inches this unit is smaller than the TI-2B and 2C concepts and is aimed at smaller spaces in small homes, kitchens and remote vehicles.

Key Features
  • Product comes with a Two Year Limited Warranty
  • 150 minute timer
  • Dimensions are 20.5 (W) x 14 (L) x 2 (H) inches
  • 15 pounds in weight
  • 1800 Watts of power are shared between the two burners
  • Temperature range between 150 and 450 degrees F in 10 degree increments
  • 2 x 10 inch induction burners
  • Digital EZ Touch controls with 10 power settings
  • Requires induction ready cookware between 4.5 and 10 inches in diameter.
  • Functions on a single 110v rated supply
  • Integrated safety features such as auto turn-off/on when the cookware is removed (after 30 seconds) and added
Pros
Cons
  • Simple to operate
  • Small footprint makes it ideal for motor homes and tight kitchen spaces
  • Heat-resistant single ceramic glass surface – super easy to clean
  • Touch-pad style controls
  • Good build quality
  • Comes with rubber feet to make portable
  • Fan not as noisy as previous models
  • 2 year warranty period
  • The 1800 watts power is split between the two hobs on a 110v supply e.g one hob at maximum 10, or two at level 5
  • Doesn’t have a temperature safety lock as seen on other induction stoves

 

If you are looking to purchase an induction hob also checkout our induction cookware guide and products.

Check out the video below for a taste of the features that a double induction cooktop can bring.