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Schweigen UM1170-9S

Schweigen UM1170-9S

MPN: UM1170-9S2
5.0 from 3 reviews



3 reviews

bongoAdelaide, SA

  • 36 reviews



When I was looking at appliances for our new home the sales bloke took me on a tour of rangehoods, extractor fans etc stopping last of all at the Schweigen. It's super quiet, the motor is on the outside of the house, 5 speed settings, pulls apart easy for cleaning and very bright lights so you can see what you're doing while cooking. The whole time we were chatting I didn't realise the thing was even turned on to the highest setting. It is so quiet that I sometimes forget to switch it off. The price tag is pretty hefty but our house has a raked ceiling open plan living/kitchen/dining area which can get noisy. I'm glad we spent the extra coin on getting this as anything else would have driven us around the bend.

Date PurchasedMar 2016


  • 2 reviews

Is this thing even on?


So I've been cooking with an old/near non-existent exhaust fan. Every time I cook, the kitchen windows are open and the ceiling fan is on!

Just installed this beauty and let's just say, the first night I burnt my 'sauteed' garlic twice! I couldn't smell a thing!

And every night since, I keep forgetting to turn it off because it's so quiet! Now I am going to have to remember to use the timer feature.

So if you don't want a quiet and powerful rangehood, stay well clear from this one!

Date PurchasedJul 2016

MickChifley 2606, ACT

  • 15 reviews

For the first time, a range hood that WORKS and is SILENT


I have remodelled a few kitchens over the years and have never been happy with the range hoods so this time I decided to seek advice about the most effective type to install. Overriding advice was that I needed at least 900cfm airflow and a remote motor/fan to keep the noise down. I bought the Schweigen unit with the motor mounted on the roof. It is so silent we sometimes forget that it is working but it extracts smoke, steam and odours in a most satisfying manner. Can't speak highly enough of it but if I did it again, I would get the higher airflow twin-motor unit. Noise is not a consideration as the motors are on the roof at least 5 metres way from the kitchen. The silence is BLISS.

Date PurchasedFeb 2016
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Can anyone tell me the DB on their silent schweigen range hood? Probably looking at the external motor for the 1600m3

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