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One year on and works great
I did alot of research on kettles when looking for a new kettle last year. This kettle ticked all my boxes - stainless steel, variable temperature and keep warm function. The keep warm function works with all temps other than 100 degrees, to be honest I don't use it much at all as I end up pouring the water into a thermos so that it doesn't keep re-heating. With regards to noise, it is a little on the loud side but my previous Kmart kettle was louder. The cord is not that long but I do have a powerpoint right next to it so something to consider if you don't have one right close by. Overall a great kettle for the price and looks pretty stylish compared to many others and is not too heavy when empty. Speed to boil is faster than my previous Kmart kettle at approx 2 minutes to 100 degrees. I made sure to write a review after having it for a full year just in case there were any technical issues or hiccups.
Purchased in at The Good Guys for $70.
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Buttons get stuck - don't buy this!
We had this kettle for about 6 months before the most commonly used temperature setting buttons began to get stuck. Sometimes we'd have to press them multiple times, and very hard, for them to work. Other times, the kettle would just keep boiling and not shut off properly - probably because it "thought" that we were holding down the button, when in fact it was just stuck.
Poor manufacturing quality.
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Love the kettle but...
Can't live without this kettle but after a year, it stopped boiling when buttons were pressed.Show details
Great features but leaks
Bought this kettle about 2 years ago from Big W, unfortunately we can no longer use it as leaks badly from the water level window is unsafe. I wont be buying another kettle of this design.Show details
Unfortunately didnt love this kettle
I Had the Black version of this Digital Kettle
I didnt love this kettle, after about 3 months all the temperature markings on this kettle had come off they were very poorly put on there and after approximately 1.5 years the lid has fallen off.
I wanted a quick boil kettle for night time formula feeds and when I read up this was the one to get. It took longer than my cheap kettle unfortunately
It did its job making boiling water for a year and a half but I have now had to bin it as the whole lid came off
Came here to warn of the Beeps!
It boils water and has a few options. Great.
But when you're the first one up in the morning trying to make a quiet coffee without waking up the wife and kids. Not so great.
It beeps (loud) when you lift it off to fill it with water. It beeps when you put it back down. It beeps when you press a button to start boiling. It beeps (twice) when it's boiled it beeps when you lift it to fill your cup and it beeps when you put it back down again.
Being able to turn this beep off would have been a good idea.
It's also noisy when boiling like most flat bottom kettles.
Anyway time to wake everyone up because i want a coffee.
Best kettle we've owned
Previously we've bought cheap kettles and they last a couple or sometimes a few years but something usually breaks on them in the first 2 years. This kettle is so much better! Really like it, really like the different temperatures. Definitely best kettle we've ownedShow details
Bought this kettle in black. The “keep warm” function allows water to be stored at set temperatures (except boiling) which makes the kettle a mini urn. Haven’t had it long but so far, so good.Show details
I wrote an earlier review about my kettle that an Issue with the lid & the on/off switch. I was not happy. RH reached out to me & offered a replacement as a gesture of goodwill seeing as it was only manufactured late 2019. I appreciated the response & replacement. It arrived this weekend.
Only just received, seems good for the price but no insulation is a concern.
Boils water fine, does all a kettle needs to do. Only real concern is the thin steel walls making the outside very hot, handle is fine but first kettle I've owned that has this (albeit the first stainless kettle I've owned). Noise complaints are weird, the only noise it makes is the water boiling.Show details
Leaks water from plastic sight window down onto electrics base just out if warranty.
Leaks water from plastic/ silicone sealed sight window down onto and around the electrical control base. 'Plastic' sight window and silicone seal, get cooked by the hot stainless steel and hot water resulting in breakdown of the plastic sight window, leaking water out onto the push buttons electrical controls. I tried to buy a replacement plastic sight window and seal, but was told by Russell Hobbs (now owned by Spectrum Brands I'm told) ... that they dont have parts like that .... " you have to buy a complete new jug and base.'
Leaks from water level window
Overall this is a fairly good kettle.
- The keep-warm feature is especially useful.
- The cord is a bit short.
- It lasted close to 2 years before leaking from the water level window.
- Replaced by Big W under warranty.
this kettle temperature is not so hot for coffee cos it's warm after a few minutes.. so used tea temperature..It's better.. when using my coffee machine the temperature is right on not warm after couple minutes.. maybe it's just me cos I like coffees hot..ok update the boil dry protection did not work..my daughter switched it on no water..burnt jug.. and limescale comes up only 2 weeks after use..I clean it then it's only back 2 days later.looks like I'm returning it again..Show details
Labels wear off
Heats up perfectly. Love the different settings. However - would love to know what those settings are.
After less then 12 months the labels that say coffee / white tea etc have worn off so I’m not sure what the functions are.
Not very longlasting
I've had this kettle for about a year and half, and now it finally died. It's really nice looking and not noisy. You can choose the right temperature for every tea or coffee needed & you can also keep the water warm if needed.
But my kettles element started playing tricks recently. I can only boil cold water, if it's lukewarm it won't let me boil it anymore as its thinks its already boiled.
Perfect kettle _except_ for the beep - have disabled now and its great!
Perfect variable kettle, however the beeping was driving our family bonkers. After we had a newborn it came time to finally fix.
Its nuts they didn't have a way to disable, beeping every time it is lifted/lowered/started/stopped/paused - so many beeps for each kettle usage.
You should never do this - I do not recommend this and take no responsibility - but this is how I was forced to stop the beep in a visual story.
To fix you'll need a tri-wing-bit (the ones shaped like a 'Y') to get the outer casing off.
See pics, and the beeper just needs the metal bit taken out. Pop off the beeper, remove the metal, put the plastic plate back.Show details
Not so good. Disappointing
I posted this on the Russell Hobbs web site reviewing this product but they rejected it saying that it did not meet all their website guidelines. Literal interpretation is the review was critical of the product.
First kettle the lid did not close/seal properly and steam & hot water came out. Potential scolding issue.
Returned to Goodguys who replaced with another. No hassles. Thanks
Second kettle working OK. After some use it got an outside clean and the print for each temperature buttons smeared. The application of the print is token. S
Questions & Answers
We received this yesterday after reading great reviews.
However it seems to have an issue.
After reaching the set temperature it switches off but the beep is almost inaudible or there is no sound.
Is this common or normal behaviour?
Hi, my new kettle has stop reboiling and now every time I sit the kettle on the base, all the lights continuously flash.
Get an answer from our members and Russell Hobbs representatives
- The Russell Hobbs Addison RHK510 Digital Kettle has 5 variable temperatures (Green Tea 70°C, White Tea 80°C, Oolong Tea 90°C, Coffee 95°C, and Black Tea 100°C).
- It also has a Keep Warm function that keeps water hot for up to 2 hours, so you can have your beverage when you’re ready.
- Illuminated LED buttons let you easily see which function has been selected.
- The kettle has a 1.7L capacity and a water level gauge.
- A removable, washable anti–scale filter lets you easily clean it to prevent the buildup of limescale.
- You can get this kettle in Stainless Steel or Black.
Points of praise:
- Most reviewers found that the Russell Hobbs Addison Digital Kettle boiled their water quickly and easily.
- They also found that the kettle was simple to use, open the lid, and fill.
A point of pain:
- Some reviewers noted that this kettle could get a bit loud, particularly when reaching boiling point. A few said that it was the loudest kettle they’ve ever owned.
|Features||360° Swivel Base, BPA Free, Keep Warm Option and Water Gauge|
|Manufacturer Warranty||2 year(s)|
|Colour / Finish||Brushed Stainless Steel, Matte Black|
|Construction Material||Stainless Steel|
- MPN: 15802, 715563, 815169, 9360, RHK510 and RHK510BLK
- GTIN13: 9322219024969 and 9322219029261
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