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Anova Nano

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  • Price: $99
  • Amazon Ranking: 4.2 stars from 4330 reviews
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  • Connectivity: Bluetooth BLE 4.2
  • Temperature Range: 32°F (0°C) to 197°F (92°C)
  • Heater Output: 750 Watts
  • Has Circulator: Yes

The Nano is the latest generation of the Anova line, with the design focused primarily on reducing the cost of the circulator, making it available to more sous viders than ever before. But don't let the low cost fool you, this unit has the design, quality, and precision that Anova has built its reputation on.

Anova Nano Articles and Reviews

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Basic Anova Nano 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 Nano
Tube Diameter 2.2" (5.6cm)
Height 12.8" (32.5cm)
Width 3.1" (7.87cm)
Weight 1.6 lbs (0.7kg)
Min Immersion Depth 3.3" (8.38cm)
Max Immersion Depth 6.0" (15.24cm)
Min/Max Spacing 2.7" (6.86cm)
Min Pot Depth 5" (1.3cm)
Has Timer Yes
Voltage 120 VAC
Type of Clamp Screw
Max Clamp Opening 0.7" (1.8cm)
Wetted Part Material Polycarbonate
Remaining Material Polycarbonate
Cord Length 38" (96cm)
Cleaning Can't be disassembled
Price $99
Made In China

Anova Nano 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 Nano
Lowest Temperature 32°F (0°C)
Highest Temperature 197°F (92°C)
Temperature Variability 0.1°F
Temperature Granularity 0.5°F or 0.5°C
Has Circulation Pump Yes
Pump Speed 5 L/minute
Can Direct Pump Output No
Maximum Water Capacity 5 gallons (19 L)
Heater Output 750 Watts
Water Level Sensors Max shut off/Min alert
Amazon Rating 4.2
Amazon Review Count 4330

Anova Nano 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 Nano
Display Type Capacitive Touch screen, LED
Buttons Stop/Start,+, -, Current Temp, Target Temp, Timer
Other Inputs None
Connectivity Bluetooth BLE 4.2
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 Nano
Room Temp Start Time 31:50
Hot Tap Start Time 8:20
Low Temperature 140.5°F
Low Temperature Maximum 140.5°F
Low Temperature Minimum 140.5°F
Low Temp Variation 0.0°F
Temp Rise Time 26:20
High Temperature 183.6°F
High Temperature Maximum 183.7°F
High Temperature Minimum 183.6°F
High Temp Variation 0.1°F
First Hour Power Use 0.44 kWh
Total Power Use 0.92 kWh
Sound Adjacent 54 dB
Sound 12" Away 52 dB

2012 Benchmark Test Results

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

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

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