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Eurodib Induction Hobs

"Produce! Produce!
Were it but the pitifullest infintesimal fraction
of a product, produce it in God's name!
'Tis the utmost thou hast in thee: out with it, then."

—Thomas Carlyle

General Eurodib Information

Eurodib, located in Canada, focusses on the North American market, having separate product catalogues for the U.S. and for Canada. They do not appear to be makers of anything: their web site expressly describes them as "specializ[ing] in importing . . . foodservice equipment & supplies", and elsewhere says "specialized in the distribution of European Foodservice Equipment." The units listed below all bear a "Eurodib" nameplate, but who might actually be the maker (or makers) of their equipment we have not yet determined; certainly (despite the word "European"), at least half a dozen of the units available through them in Canada are made by DIPO, which is a Korean company.

A few of their units are for "residential" use, the rest—including the Dipo equipment—is intended for commercial users.

Eurodib lists five models available in both their U.S. and their Canadian catalogues. In their Canadian catalogue, they also list several more items, all of which are expressly labelled as made by Dipo, a Korean maker. Since we already have a list page for Dipo products, we do not list those units on this page (follow the link in this sentence to see them). The units shown below all have, as noted above, a "Eurodib" nameplate.

Eurodib is worse even than the usual is giving data about their units. We have, for example, no idea whatsoever what the powers of the two elements on their "dual" unit might be, and no amount of hunting turns anything up. The "Specifications" linked for each model (which don't even include the dual unit) show size and electrical-connection requirements, the end. We have little to no patience with such makers; if you want one of their units, please email us and let us know why.

Eurodib Induction-Unit Data

As always in these listings, we give these standard general—

Important notes on these data:

  1. We have spent a lot of time hunting these data--often in several places for each individual unit--but we cannot and do not guarantee any datum to be correct (indeed, we often found conflicting data at different sources). Caveat emptor!

  2. For those units we offer for sale, the prices shown are never over a day old. For other items, the prices shown are the lowest we found with moderate but not fanatic searching; moreover, they are not updated very often and are only intended as a rough guide to comparative unit values in cost/power terms.

  3. Most "Features" are not terribly important, and are nearly standard among roughly similar units, regardless of brand name. If some "feature"--shown or omitted--is especially important to you, check on it, because we did not take great pains over the "Features" data.

  4. Dimensions given here are, as the makers themselves warn, only to be used as guidelines in planning--never do anything (such as cutting a countertop) till you have your actual unit to hand.

  5. A very important unit datum is the "MaxPower" value. Many units show individual-element powers that add up to impressive totals that the unit cannot really supply. That is not a defect or some form of cheating: it is "power sharing", a clever and useful feature; but, unless the maker is unusually open about data, one can easily be misled into believeing that the unit as a whole is more powerful than it is. Your dollars are buying cooking power, and you need to be well aware of just what you are paying for in actual cost/power terms for the unit as a whole.

  6. Similar to power sharing (though less flexible) is the "power boost" feature many units have on some or all of their elements. (That feature allows a "boosted" element to temporarily, for some short period--rarely specified, but typically 10 minutes or so--run at some set level well over its nominal power, to help with tasks like getting large pots of water to boiling.) As with true power sharing, if one is not careful, one can get an incorrect impression of the true total power capability of the unit as a whole, which, as we just said, is basically what your dollars are buying.

(For much fuller information on power, read our page Kitchen Electricity 101.)

  • Price: $$124.99

  • Cost/Kilowatt: $70

  • 1.6-kW Units:
    Dual-Element Unit
    (Sorry, no image.)
    Eurodib S2F1
    (maker's product page)

    Commercial-Use Models



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