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Anova Sous Vide Circulator (Part 2)


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You'll be happy whatever the colour, Jo (although I agree black is best). There may never be a new model. I think they got this one pretty well right.

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You'll be happy whatever the colour, Jo (although I agree black is best). There may never be a new model. I think they got this one pretty well right.

 

 

I finally ordered.  Twenty one day delivery time, same for all colors.  After much considereration I went with black.

 

With my luck, watch for a new model to be announced tomorrow.

 

my blue and red would tend to take umbrage at the discriminatory 'black is best', of course, as they say, it does go with everything.

 

I have no idea when they'll be coming out with a new one, but I sent in some ideas for what I thought were improvements, and got back a 'thanks' note, with the rather cryptic 'I can tell you that at least 2 of your suggestions are already implemented in a future design.'   of course, now, I'm itching to find out which of the ideas. ;)

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Dammit - don't tell us that! We'll get all anticipatory. Or depressed, depending on our financial/geographical state and elapsed time since our purchase.

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Today I received my circulator, it came without a manual. Does anyone have an Anova Manual in PDF format, or a link on the Anova website. I looked on the website to no avail and mailed them but have not yet received a response.

Maybe it matters that I received the European version.

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Today I received my circulator, it came without a manual. Does anyone have an Anova Manual in PDF format, or a link on the Anova website. I looked on the website to no avail and mailed them but have not yet received a response.

Maybe it matters that I received the European version.

Mine came on a thumb drive. Are you sure there isn't a thumb drive in the package?

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I don't think they are putting the user manual on a thumb drive these days.  The last unit I received had a paper manual.

Anova would likely send you a file if you asked.

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Today I received my circulator, it came without a manual. Does anyone have an Anova Manual in PDF format, or a link on the Anova website. I looked on the website to no avail and mailed them but have not yet received a response.

Maybe it matters that I received the European version.

 

Try this, Xinram.  It may not be the most recent version, but it will give you something to read while Anova's getting a 'proper' one to you.

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that's what I call under promising and over delivering ;)

 

The FedEx tracking that Anova sent yesterday shows the unit is about half way to me.  However the most recent email from Anova sent today says the unit will ship in ten days, as was stated when I placed the order (it didn't, it said 21 days).  I hope the person who wrote the order system is not the one who wrote the firmware.

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The FedEx tracking that Anova sent yesterday shows the unit is about half way to me.  However the most recent email from Anova sent today says the unit will ship in ten days, as was stated when I placed the order (it didn't, it said 21 days).  I hope the person who wrote the order system is not the one who wrote the firmware.

*shakes head*

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FedEx was supposed to have delivered the Anova today, so I stayed home to wait for it. Nothing came, no notice left. I went on the FedEx website and FedEx says no one was home. Hmm, I've been home all day so not to miss delivery. I'm beginning to think Anova does not exist.

 

Until I find a better container I am planning to use the Anova (if it ever comes) in a straight sided stock pot. Other than lack of insulation, is there any reason why this shouldn't work? Any ideas or encouragement?

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I've used a stock pot with no problems.

 

FedEx is a disaster...they did that same thing to me several years ago on a very important delivery......long story short....it was delivered to me on a Saturday before Saturday delivery was standard.

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FedEx was supposed to have delivered the Anova today, so I stayed home to wait for it. Nothing came, no notice left. I went on the FedEx website and FedEx says no one was home. Hmm, I've been home all day so not to miss delivery. I'm beginning to think Anova does not exist.

 

Until I find a better container I am planning to use the Anova (if it ever comes) in a straight sided stock pot. Other than lack of insulation, is there any reason why this shouldn't work? Any ideas or encouragement?

sounds more like fedex doesn't exist....

 

a deep enough stock pot is fine, I wrapped a towel around the first things i was using till I got some reflectix and made a blanket for my carlisle food box.

 

towel around and some foil over the top, you'd be set. 

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It was traditional, a month or three ago, for the Anovas to spend a few days taking in the sights of Chicago before moving on to their intended destination. Maybe Jo's is just enjoying itself.

I use a stock pot for my smaller cooks with my Anova (which is most of them). I stand it on a wooden chopping board so it doesn't lose ridiculous amounts of heat to my granite benchtop and put a couple of sheets of foil over the top, but I ignore the sides. Sure, I could wrap it in something to cut down heat loss from there too, but it just doesn't seem worthwhile.

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