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Anova Precision Cooker

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  • Price: $179
  • Amazon Ranking: 4.4 stars from 1364 reviews
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  • Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.0
  • Temperature Range: 77°F (25°C) to 210°F (99°C)
  • Heater Output: 800 Watts
  • Has Circulator: Yes

For a full look at the Anova Precision Cooker please check out our detailed Anova Precision Cooker Review.

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Anova Precision Cooker Articles and Reviews

For a full look at the Anova Precision Cooker please check out our detailed Anova Precision Cooker Review.

Have you used the Anova Precision Cooker? If so, let us know your thoughts in the comments.

Basic Anova Precision Cooker Specifications

For the basic specifications of a sous vide machine we look at several things. Not only the dimensions, such as the height and weight, but also the min and max immersion depth, as well as the material it is made out of. All values are supplied by the manufacturer.

Basic Specifications
Parameters Anova Precision Cooker
Tube Diameter 2.375" (6.03 cm)
Height 14.75" (36.8 cm)
Width 2.75" (6.98 cm)
Weight 2.5 lbs (1.1 kg)
Min Immersion Depth 2.5" (6.35 cm)
Max Immersion Depth 6.13" (15.37 cm)
Min/Max Spacing 3.63" (9.02 cm)
Min Pot Depth 4.25" (10.8 cm)
Has Timer Yes
Voltage 120 & 220 VAC
Type of Clamp Screw with slide adjust
Max Clamp Opening 1.25" (3.17 cm)
Wetted Part Material SS skirt and polycarbonate cap
Remaining Material Polycarbonate
Cord Length 30" (76.2 cm)
Cleaning Skirt and cap can be removed
Price $179
Made In US

Anova Precision Cooker Performance Specifications

The performance of sous vide machines is probably the most important consideration. It includes the heating power, temperature variability, pump speed, and the circulation method. All values are supplied by the manufacturer.

Performance Specifications
Parameters Anova Precision Cooker
Lowest Temperature 77°F (25°C)
Highest Temperature 210°F (99°C)
Temperature Variability 0.1°C
Temperature Granularity 0.5°F or 0.5°C
Has Circulation Pump Yes
Pump Speed 8 L/min
Can Direct Pump Output Yes
Maximum Water Capacity 4-5 gallons (19 L)
Heater Output 800 Watts
Water Level Sensors Max shut off/Min alert
Amazon Rating 4.4
Amazon Review Count 1364

Anova Precision Cooker User Interface

The sous vide interface has two main components: 1) are there on-device controls such as buttons or wheels? And 2) is there WiFi and/or Bluetooth connectivity?

User Interface
Anova Precision Cooker
Display Type LCD
Buttons Power
Other Inputs Backlit scroll wheel
Connectivity Bluetooth 4.0
Smartphone Control iOS and Android
Info And Recipes In app

2015-2016 Benchmark Test Results

We run all sous vide machines we can through our benchmark tests. For a full explanation of the tests, please see our article Sous Vide Benchmark Tests.

Benchmark Results
Anova Precision Cooker
Room Temp Start Time 35:20
Hot Tap Start Time 13:00
Low Temperature 193.3°F
Low Temperature Maximum 193.5°F
Low Temperature Minimum 193.3°F
Low Temp Variation 0.2°F
Temp Rise Time 30:50
High Temperature 182.3°F
High Temperature Maximum 182.5°F
High Temperature Minimum 182.3°F
High Temp Variation 0.2°F
First Hour Power Use 0.44 kWh
Total Power Use 0.94 kWh
Sound Adjacent 59 dB
Sound 12" Away 50 dB

2012 Benchmark Test Results

This machine was either not available in 2012 or we did not test it.

Have you used the Anova Precision Cooker? If so, let us know your thoughts in the comments.