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Sous Vide Supreme

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  • Price: $429.00
  • Amazon Ranking: 4.5 stars from 135 reviews
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  • Connectivity: None
  • Temperature Range: 86°F (30°C) to 210°F (99°C)
  • Heater Output: 850 Watts
  • Has Circulator: No

For a full look at the Sous Vide Supreme please check out our detailed Sous Vide Supreme Review.

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Sous Vide Supreme Articles and Reviews

For a full look at the Sous Vide Supreme please check out our detailed Sous Vide Supreme Review.

Have you used the Sous Vide Supreme? If so, let us know your thoughts in the comments.

Basic Sous Vide Supreme 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 Sous Vide Supreme
Tube Diameter N/A
Height 11.4" (28.96 cm)
Width 11.4" (28.96 cm)
Weight 13 lbs (5.9 kg)
Min Immersion Depth N/A
Max Immersion Depth N/A
Min/Max Spacing N/A
Min Pot Depth N/A
Has Timer Yes
Voltage 120 VAC
Type of Clamp N/A
Max Clamp Opening N/A
Wetted Part Material Stainless steel
Remaining Material Stainless steel
Cord Length  
Cleaning N/A
Price $429.00
Made In  

Sous Vide Supreme 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 Sous Vide Supreme
Lowest Temperature 86°F (30°C)
Highest Temperature 210°F (99°C)
Temperature Variability 0.5°C
Temperature Granularity 1.0°F (0.5°C)
Has Circulation Pump No
Pump Speed N/A
Can Direct Pump Output No
Maximum Water Capacity 2.6 gallons (9.8 L)
Heater Output 850 Watts
Water Level Sensors N/A
Amazon Rating 4.5
Amazon Review Count 135

Sous Vide Supreme 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
Sous Vide Supreme
Display Type LED Digital Display plus LEDs
Buttons 6 Buttons
Other Inputs  
Connectivity None
Smartphone Control N/A
Info And Recipes Printed Book and DVD

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
Sous Vide Supreme
Room Temp Start Time 29:50
Hot Tap Start Time 07:40
Low Temperature 140.0°F
Low Temperature Maximum 140.4°F
Low Temperature Minimum 139.8°F
Low Temp Variation 0.6°F
Temp Rise Time 21:50
High Temperature 184.5°F
High Temperature Maximum 184.6°F
High Temperature Minimum 184.1°F
High Temp Variation 0.5°F
First Hour Power Use 0.39 kWh
Total Power Use 0.74 kWh
Sound Adjacent 50 dB
Sound 12" Away 50 dB

2012 Benchmark Test Results

In 2012 we ran the most popular sous vide circulators through a set of benchmark tests as they heated from room temperature to 131°F (55°C).

Benchmark Readings Sous Vide Supreme
Time to Heat To 131°F / 55°C 37
Time to Stablize at 131°F / 55°C 5
Overshot at 131°F / 55°C 0.7
Undershot at 131°F / 55°C 0.9
Energy Used to Heat To 131°F / 55°C 0.46 kWh
Average Watts While Heating To 131°F / 55°C 772 Watts
Kilo Watts per Hour at 131°F / 55°C 0.05 kWh
Average Watts While Cooking at 131°F / 55°C Watts
131°f / 55°C Heating Notes Even after stabilizing there was still a variability from 130.3°F to 131.7°F that never went away.

Have you used the Sous Vide Supreme? If so, let us know your thoughts in the comments.