ALDI Digital Glass Kettle has been replaced by ALDI Ambiano Dual Wall Kettle (Jun 2020).
Love this kettle with adjustable temperature control!
Bought the temperature control glass kettle from Aldi, without high expectations back in 2016. It has been working without fail this entire time! What I love about it is the fact that you can adjust the temperature to anywhere from 40oC to 100oC in 5oC increments! Over the past year if the kettle doesn’t sit on the base exactly right it doesn’t turn on although you’ve hit the turn on button. Not a problem, you just need to spin the kettle a little and try again.
For AU$59.99 and to have it last four years ... I’d say that was a bargain. ...Am now looking for a kettle that can perform the same functions adjust water temperature in 5oC increments and I am frustrated in my search. All I get is predefined temperatures. In terms of how quickly it heats, I have put a 1.5L in a pot on a gas stove and in the kettle at the same time, and the kettle wins. Any glass kettle (most kettles) I’ve had has always gotten hot on the outside, so if you have young children, a glass kettle may not be for you. As I said, we love this kettle and the blue light it gives off when its turned on
Purchased in June 2016 at ALDI for $59.99.
Lasted 2 years. Obviously built in obsolescence. Probably inferior Chinese product.
The spring loaded lid fails to close. This means the kettle cant be used since steam will fill the kitchen and failed to turn off automatically. The lid is designed to fail.
Purchased in July 2017 at Harris Scarfe for $39.95.
Lid fell off
This kettle was great whilst it lasted, however after 14 months the lid broke , I contacted the customer service team, who offered a full refund as, this kettle unlike many more expensive models has a 3 year warranty. The water level is easy to see, water tastes great, efficient boil. I will buy another when they get them back in, I’m now trying to research other glass kettles, but looking at the reviews it seems they all have some problems, many with the lids
You can actually see the water boiling and there is a blue light that I find amusing to see. The shape and size are great. Just alright in storing it in small spaces. The length of the socket wire is fantastic. It is manageable when keeping it after each use.
Loved it until it broke after only a few months!
Loved the look and price of this kettle. Worked well but abruptly stopped working after only a few months. Contacted Aldi about replacement but it took over a week to hear back from them and my husband got frustrated in the meantime and went out and bought a new one. Shame about the short life of this product. Has made me think twice about buying electrical goods from Aldi again.
Have not had it a full year and it has a burn Mark at the bottom inside the kettle very ugly and getting darker eventually it's going too burn through. It's obvious will be dangerous. Not happy brought from Aldi very nice in the beginning but didn't take long for the ugly big burn Mark too form. Can't even say it's ok to consume the water that's boiled.
Loved this electric jug but....
......it only worked for two months before the lid became unusable. My husband likes to drink green tea which he likes at 75 degrees, whereas I prefer strong hot tea made with boiling water. A jug for only $59.99 with temperature controls was a bargain, I thought. This jug looked great and worked perfectly, but then for no apparent reason the lid malfunctioned and as the spout is relatively small, it made it extremely difficult to put water in. We were sorely disappointed to have to return this item and get a refund.
perfect for me
I am a widower. I saw the kettle on special. It is perfect for me. A lady friend had a similar kettle but different brand. She only uses the best quality. She was very impressed with mine and will purchase one when aldi restock as a sale item. Dave c
Purchased the kettle a year ago, in expectation of my old one conking out just after its warranty date! But it soldiered on and I finally retired it and unpacked the Ambiano. What a beauty! Unfortunately it is entirely undependable. doesn't start once the On button is pressed. Jiggle it around a bit and then it might come on. Frustrating, considering it is only boiling water. Then the temperature nonsense. It starts bubbling which I understood to be boiling point, at between 80 and 90 degrees. I switch it off and use the water then, but...suspect it might be damaging the delicate and over intricate mechanism. If I leave it on till it reaches 100 degrees and switches itself off, I practically burn my hand on the handle and have a pool of water to mop up on the electric base. Not a good buy despite its lovely appearance. I'll try to take out the mesh as advised by another user.
Very poor quality, 2 kettles broken
I really wanted to like this kettle. Attractively priced, and yes, the electronics is excessively detailed, but when you boil water blue LEDs and water create visually pleasing effect. Unfortunately the quality is very poor. The first one made intermittent base-kettle contact, sometimes worked, sometimes not; frustrating when you just want to make a coffee in the morning. The second one had the lid raising mechanical button broken straight from the box (thus: no quality control in factory). Returned for refund, and will different brand. NOT RECOMMENDED.
Electronics are too fancy
The main function of a kettle is to boil water. Is it really important to set the exact temperature between 20 and 90 degrees C, and have a 'keep warm' function? For example, If you make black tea you need water at 100 degrees C. If it so happens that you bring the water to boil but for some reason fail to pour the water over the tea for a few moments, you cannot bring the kettle back to boiling until it has cooled.It seems to default to a 'keep warm ' position and will not re-heat until the temperature drops to around 90. Why make it so complicated with all this digital stuff?
these kettles are crap you have to keep twisting the rotten jug around to get it to start boiling You press the start button and nothing happens......Better off with a $20 one from Coles or Woolworths $69 for this is outrageous crap
Crap for a $60.00 kettle
Model JK-108E Brought this kettle as it had a 3yr warranty with it but it only worked for 3mths and it stopped working.I will NEVER buy anymore electrical products from Aldi again.The whole process with Tempo the warranty agent is a Joke,they paid for postage but i had to pay for the packaging.For $60.00 I expected it to last a lot longer than 3 months!!!
(JK-108E) Remove the mesh filter on the pouring spout
Model JK-108E, 3 Year Warranty. Schott DURAN Glass with piano black plastic and brushed Stainless Steel.
Sometimes they over design these things. The stainless steel filter on the pouring spout is so fine it prevents the steam from getting out as the kettle boils. The handle gets hot and water condenses down the inside of the handle. All the issues that result from this can be prevented by taking out the removable mesh filter. The steam then has an unobstructed path out through the spout. Now we can appreciate the temperature specific thermo...stat nipple in the bottom of the clear glass kettle, the blue LED and the dancing patterns that are projected around the kitchen. The base has concealed touch controls that should be durable under the acrylic surface. Looks great, works with style.
Questions & Answers
Will you be selling this kettle again? If so do you know when please?
The kettle lights up 28 is in the display and the on light is flashing but it doesn’t heat up
Now, I’m not an expert. However, it seems that the “keep warm” function has been selected. The keep warm function can maintain the temperature at whatever temperature you had selected at the time. I’ve done this in the past accidentally. The keep warm range is between 20-90 degrees C (so you’re 28 fits in that category). I think the keep warm button on the far left with a picture of a cup is just a toggle switch. Reposition the kettle. Retouch the start/stop. To check things are working I also hit the +/- button. Alternately, do the computer thing and turn it off at the power for 10 seconds and allow the base to reset.
- just found the instruction book: on page 11 there is a NOTE. “Indicator lights - will start flashing when the kettle is performing a set task. The start/stop indicator will flash when the water is heating up a nd the Keep Warm light will flash when the water is being kept warm. After the kettle has completed the set task, all indicator lights will shut off within approximately 10 seconds. The set a new task, press any button.
Hi I have done all of the above but it still not heating up and now it’s at 25 to 26 I have unplugged the kettle I’ve night and it’s still the same
|Category||Electric Kettles||Electric Kettles|
|Capacity||1.7 L||1.6 L|
|Colour / Finish||Glass, Stainless Base||Glass, Stainless Base|
|Construction Material||Glass and Stainless Steel||Glass and Stainless Steel|
|Features||360° Swivel Base and Water Gauge||360° Swivel Base, Keep Warm Option and Water Gauge|
|Manufacturer Warranty||3 year(s)||3 year(s)|
|Release date||July 2014||Sept 2016|
|Discontinuation date||Sept 2015||Sept 2017|
|Replaced by||ALDI Ambiano Dual Wall Kettle (Jun 2020)||ALDI Ambiano Dual Wall Kettle (Jun 2020)|
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