Think about it. You probably use a tea kettle at least once a day, maybe 6 times if you are British. So why cheap out on it when you can get basically the best tea kettle the world has ever known – Ivation 1.7 Liter(7-Cup) Precision-Temp Stainless Steel Cordless Electric Tea Kettle; 6 Preset Heat Settings; Auto Keep-Warm for 2-Hours; Safety Shutoff Boil-Dry Protection, 1500w SuperFast Heatup – for $49.99 shipped. Check out the video or 4.3 out of 5 star ratings if you don’t believe me. Here’s the laundry list of features:
- The Ivation K17S #1 Best Rated Teapot Kettle, Features Built-In Temperature Controls, Enabling You to Steep and Brew Your Selection of Fine Teas & Coffees at Just the Right Temp, Allowing the Tea Leaves and Coffee Beans to Release its Unique Flavors, Aromas, Textures and Colors, Serving You The Most Incredibly Rich Taste Possible, Robust, Smooth with an Harmonious Embrace, No Dry Tongue, No Bitter or Burnt Taste.
- Equipped With 6 PRESET TEMP SETTING: Using The Simple One-Touch Controls On The Kettle’s Handle, Select 160°F For Delicate Teas, 175°F For Green Tea, 185°F For White Tea, 190°F For Oolong Tea, 200°F For French Press Coffee, And “Boil” 212°F For Black Tea Or Instant Cocoa, Oatmeal, Noodles, And More.
- Built With High Voltage Capacity Of 1500w For Super-Fast Heating That Will Bring 1.7 Liters of Water to a Rolling Boil In Just Minutes, Much Faster Than Stovetop and Low Voltage Kettles; High Energy Efficient To Save You On Your Bills; Features Clear Water Level Window; Heat-Resistant Handle; and No-Drip Spout.
- Automatically SHUTS OFF Once It Has Reached the Temp Selected or when Water Is Too Low To Prevent Boil-Dry; KEEP WARM Feature, Automatically Maintains the Selected Temperature for 2 Hours; 2-Munites MEMORY FUNCTION Allows the Kettle to Be Removed From the Base Without Losing Its Preset Temp Settings (Only Works When Keep-Warm Feature Is On).
- Sleek Brushed Stainless-Steel Designed to Enhance Your Kitchen Counter, 360° Swivel Power Base for Cordless Convenience; Concealed Heating Element to Prevent Scale Build Up; Removable, Washable Scale Filter for Cleaner Water; Adjustable Length Cord Wraps Inside the Base to Cut Down on Counter Clutter.
Seems like a no brainer to me. I’ve sent it off to the wife for approval.
Brew Perfect Tea or Coffee with Ease, Every Time.
The K17S Ivation Precision Temp digital electric kettle features precision pre-sets to produce the exact temperature required for each of your desired beverages with the press of a button, allowing you to steep or brew your beverages to perfection. The result is the best tea or coffee you’ll ever taste, rich in flavors and aroma, because they were prepared at optimal temperature and infusion.
- 6 preset brewing temperatures for perfect results
- 1,500W for fast heating
- 1.7 liter capacity
- 360° swivel base
- Cordless kettle removes from base
- Digital controls
- Enclosed heating element
- 120-minute keep warm feature
- 90-second memory function
- No-drip spout
- Removable, washable scale filter
- Boil-dry protection with auto safety shutoff
- Water level window
- Heat-resistant handle
- Durable and attractive stainless steel design
Product Benefits & Features
- 160°- Delicate Teas
- 175°- Green Tea
- 185°- White Tea
- 190°- Oolong Tea
- 200°- French Press Coffee
- “Boil” – 212° for Black Tea, Instant Cocoa, Oatmeal, Noodles, and More
Super-Fast Heating & High Energy Efficiency: The cordless digital kettle’s high-voltage capacity of 1500W brings 1.7 liters of water to a rolling boil in just minutes, much faster than stovetop and low-power kettles. Its high energy efficiency will also save you on your bills.
Dripless Pour Spout with Splash Guard: Helps keep counters and tabletops clean and dry and provides a measure of protection against accidental scalding.
Removable Scale Filter & Concealed Heating Element: The heating element is completely enclosed, protected from dust and spills. The removable, washable filter prevents scale build-up and keeps water fresh.
Lid Release Button: When in use, the lid locks for safety and opens easily with the press of a button.
Water Level Window: Provides a clear view of the amount of water in the kettle.
Cordless Convenience: The kettle itself is cordless, so it can be lifted from the base and taken to the table for easy serving.
Adjustable Cord: The length of the power cord can be adjusted simply by pulling only the amount of cord you need out of the base. The cord wraps into a coil inside the base for storage.
Keep Warm Mode: The Keep Warm function automatically maintains selected temperature for 120 minutes (2 Hours). Keep Warm can be turned off by pressing the Keep Warm button at any time before or during the heating cycle.
Memory Function: 90-second memory function allows the kettle to be removed from the base without losing the selected heat setting (only when Keep Warm function is ON) so you can take the kettle to the table to serve your beverage. When the kettle is returned to the base, heating and/or Keep Warm modes will automatically reactivate to keep your beverage at the perfect serving temperature.