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pmilas

New Anova Precision Cooker Announced May 6, 2014

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Hello, 

 

This is my first post here, and it happens to be about new precision cooker from Anova. I'm not sure if this is the right forum, but here it is.

 

what do you think? 

http://www.seriouseats.com/2014/05/new-anova-precision-cooker-best-cheapest-sous-vide-circulator-on-the-market.html

 

it seems that they have made very good improvements. the kickstarter campaign has started, so I got my name on the founders club list :)

 

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Looks great. i love the bluetooth control. Looking forward to a more in-depth review of the software, including its customizeability, etc.

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thanks for this tip

 

I signed up.

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The kickstarter campaign is going like crazy, when I ordered ( 30 mins a go) there were 200 backers and 28000 pledged. Now they are up to 88 k...

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Over $100,000.  Looks like I have two of these bad boys coming!  F*ck yeah!

 

I hope someone at Serious Eats is getting a free device; that's where I saw the news.  Quite by chance, I might add.

 

They sold out of their $99 units in the time it took for me to order two.


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wow

 

just a few minutes ago the 99 $ was at 300 or so.

 

lucky me, I got in at 301,

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Yeah, it went down from 400 to go to nothing pretty quick.

 

Still, The Dev Pack is good value.

 

 

I hope they'll introduce some cool stretch goals.


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I'm in at $129.  And it's my first Kickstarter to boot!

 

I bought a SideKIC when it first came out.  Luckily, I was able to dump it during Amazon's 30-day return period due to a faulty display.  Glad I dodged that bullet.

 

I've been a very satisfied Sous Vide Magic customer, but everyone knows it's a wee bit of a pain to set up.  If I can keep the SVM in the garage on a permanent basis, I'll be happy to have a more compact unit around for use in the kitchen.

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In at $129, also my first Kickstarter project. This was sort of an impulse buy, but I have been following Kenji's home-user SV reviews for a while and thought about going in.

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Wow! Vast improvements. Adjustable height and better interface.

 

Hope my old Anova breaks soon.....

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nah.  you will use both:  the smaller puppy for small jobs and re-heats

 

the Top Dog for larger jobs  and both for Goliath Jobs.

 

that's my plan

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Wow, I missed the 99 while I was on the webpage but got in at the 129. I hope they make an Android app and have the app hold user preferences 


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You could buy two for $115 each and get one early if all goes to plan.

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In at $129, also my first Kickstarter project. This was sort of an impulse buy, but I have been following Kenji's home-user SV reviews for a while and thought about going in.

 

The 220V and International shipping included sealed the deal for me.

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I blinked and the $99 units were sold out, but I still went ahead and got one for $129.

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nah.  you will use both:  the smaller puppy for small jobs and re-heats

 

the Top Dog for larger jobs  and both for Goliath Jobs.

 

that's my plan

But then I still have  the basement-dwelling  SV Supreme which, oddly,  I use more than the Anova.

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Hm, did any of you get an email confirmation, and was anyone able to specify white/black or 110/220v?


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got the email

 

for 99 you get what you get I think, in terms of colors   there were offers for a bit more for a white

 

cant say much on the 110/220

 

maybe check w them if possible

 

there is a "manage your pledge" button but it doesnt go anywhere to change you 99 $$ I tihnk

 

maybe they send you the one based on your address?

 

be a bummer to get the 220 w a 110 set up and visa versa.


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Hm, did any of you get an email confirmation, and was anyone able to specify white/black or 110/220v?

 

 

czech your emails:

 

 

 

Pledge Summary AMOUNT PLEDGED

$99.00 USD

REWARD

FOUNDERS CLUB: Special pricing for the Anova precision cooker. The unit will retail for $169. Get exclusive product updates and your name and photo featured on our Website and your name included in our product packaging. Available in either white or black and 120V or 220V. FREE SHIPPING, WORLDWIDE.

ESTIMATED DELIVERY

Oct 2014

If this project is successfully funded, your card will be charged on:

TUE, JUN 17 2014 3:45 PM EDT

When your reward is ready, Anova Culinary will send you a survey via email to request any info needed to deliver your reward (mailing address, t-shirt size, etc).

 

 

I presume this means colour and voltage and that this is an automatic response.

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It pisses me off that they didn't come on here and tell us it was coming. We gave Jeff a TON of feedback and we didn't even get a chance at the $99 units. By the time I got the email, over 2,200 people had already pledged and all the cheap units were long gone. I can't believe that's how they treat their most loyal customers who just wanted to help them make a better product. Not happy at all!

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Time to read the encyclopedia's worth of eGullet SV info....

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maybe I missed this earlier;  they seem to be adding new categories

 

there was still one lest at 129

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