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Cuisinart Electric Kettle CPK-17P1 vs Aigostar Electric Kettle 300104LCB Side-by-Side Comparison

Which is better? The stainless steel Cuisinart Electric Kettle CPK-17P1 with preset temperatures or the glass Aigostar Electric Kettle 300104LCB.

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Cuisinart Electric Kettle CPK-17P1

Aigostar Electric Kettle 300104LCB

Cuisinart Electric Kettle CPK-17P1 vs Aigostar Electric Kettle 300104LCB

Overall Verdict

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While the Cuisinart Electric Kettle CPK-17P1 provides versatility with variable temperature settings and additional features such as keep-warm functionality, the Aigostar Electric Kettle 300104LCB offers a more straightforward and budget-friendly option with a focus on simplicity and practicality.

Performance-wise, the two kettles consume similar amounts of energy. However, Cuisinart boils water significantly faster while the Aigostar is a lot more quiet.

The Cuisinart boasts a durable stainless steel construction with a 1.7-liter capacity, suitable for larger households or those requiring ample hot water. Its variable temperature settings ranging from 160°F to 212°F offer versatility for brewing various beverages to perfection.

On the other hand, the Aigostar features a more budget-friendly option with a sleek and compact design. Both kettles have safety features such as automatic shut-off and boil-dry protection ensure peace of mind during operation.

Pros & Cons

  • Stainless steel carafe
  • 5 preset temperatures
  • Keep Warm function
  • Relatively lightweight
  • Top performance 
  • Intuitive to use
  • Low price tag
  • Low energy consumption
  • Quiet boiling phase
  • Light weight
  • Easy to use
  • Not the most affordable
  • Narrow carafe opening
  • Slow boiling time
  • Inconvenient button placement

Key Specs

Dimensions
L8.86 x W5.91 x H9.45 inches
L7.76 x W5.79 x H9.25 inches
Weight
3.0 lbs (1.4 kg)
2.2 lbs (1.0 kg)
Material
Stainless steel
Glass and BPA-free plastic
Capacity
57.5 fl oz (1.7 L)
57.5 fl oz (1.7 L)
Power
1500 W
1100 W
Cord Placement
Base (cordless carafe)
Base (cordless carafe)

Where to Buy

Price at publication
$93.04
$21.95

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Analysis and Test Results

Performance

Overall Performance Scoring
8.5
6.9

Boiling Time

8.1
5.3
1.5 liter of water boiling inside the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp). The digital timer displays 6 minutes and 54 seconds.
1.5 liters of water boiling inside the Aigostar Electric Kettle 300104LCB. The digital timer displays 09 minutes and 43 seconds.
Room Temperature
80°F
80°F (26.7°C)
Water Volume
50.72 fl. oz. (1.5 liters)
50.72 fl. oz. (1.5 liters)
Boiling Time
6m 54s
9m 43s

Energy Consumption

8.4
8.2
The power meter reads the energy consumption of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1) to be 148 Wh.
The power meter reads the energy consumption of the Aigostar Electric Kettle 300104LCB to be 149 Wh.
Voltage
114 V
113 V
Current
11.39 A
8.092 A
Power
1290 W
916 W
Energy Consumption
148 Wh
149 Wh

Noise Level

8.9
9.4
The Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp) is boiling 1.5 liters of water. The noise meter displays the maximum sound pressure level to be 71.5 dB. The power meter reads 114 V, 11.39 A, 1.29 kW, 0.90 Wh, 50 Hz, and 1.0 PF.
The Aigostar Electric Kettle 300104LCB is boiling 1.5 liters of water. The noise meter displays the maximum sound pressure level to be 65.1 dB.
Noise Level
71.5 dB
65.1 dB

Keep Warm

10
6.5
On the right is a Thermo Pro two-probe digital thermometer displaying 209°F for both probes. In the middle is the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp) with 1.5 liters of water and two probes inside. On the right is a digital timer displaying 5 minutes on the countdown.
After 5 minutes, the Cuisinart CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp still maintains at 209°F.
On the right is a Thermo Pro two-probe digital thermometer displaying 201°F and 202°F. In the middle is the Aigostar Electric Kettle 300104LCB with 1.5 liters of water and two probes inside. On the right is a digital timer on a 5 minute countdown.
After 5 Minutes
209°F / 98.5°C
201°F / 94.5°C

Design

Overall Design Scoring
7.6
7.4

In the Box

On the upper left is the box of the Cosori Original Electric Glass Kettle (GK172-CO) . On the right is the carafe. Below the carafe, on the right is the instruction manual and on the left is the power base.
On the upper right is the Aigostar Electric Kettle 300104LCB. On the left is a cardboard box. Below the kettle, on the right is an instruction manual and on the left is the power base.

Dimensions

The Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp) is 8.86 inches in length, 5.91 inches in width, and 9.45 inches in height.
The Aigostar Electric Kettle 300104LCB is 7.76 inches in length, 5.79 inches in width, and 9.25 inches in height.
Length
8.9" (22.5 cm)
7.8" (19.7 cm)
Width
5.9" (15.0 cm)
5.8" (14.7 cm)
Height
9.4" (24.0 cm)
9.3" (23.5 cm)
Weight
3.0 lbs (1.4 kg)
2.2 lbs (1.0 kg)

Carafe

7.0
7.0
The carafe of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp) sitting on top of its power base.
The carafe of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp) sitting on top of its power base.
The water level window of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp).
The opening diameter of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp) is 2.76 inches.
The heating plate of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp).
The stainless steel V-shaped spout of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp).
The removable mesh filter of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp).
The carafe of the Aigostar Electric Kettle 300104LCB sitting on top of its power base.
The carafe of the Aigostar Electric Kettle 300104LCB sitting on top of its power base.
The heating plate with a LED ring around it of the Aigostar Electric Kettle 300104LCB.
The heating plate with a LED ring around it glowing blue of the Aigostar Electric Kettle 300104LCB.
The glass V-shaped spout of the Aigostar Electric Kettle 300104LCB.
The lid opening diameter of the Aigostar Electric Kettle 300104LCB is 4.06 inches.
The plastic black bottom of the Aigostar Electric Kettle 300104LCB.
Capacity
57.5 fl oz (1.7 L)
57.5 fl oz (1.7 L)
Weight
2.4 oz (69 g)
1.7 oz (49 g)
Materials
Stainless steel
Borosilicate glass
Spout
V-shaped
V-shaped
Opening Diameter
2.8" (7.0 cm)
4.1" (10.3 cm)
LED Ring
Blue
Blue
Filter
Removable mesh
Removable mesh
Water Level Markings
Yes
Yes
Tea Infuser
No
No

Handle

9.0
7.0
A hand holding the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp) by its handle.
A hand holding the Aigostar Electric Kettle 300104LCB by its handle.
Materials
Cool-touch BPA-free plastic
Cool-touch BPA-free plastic
Type
Cool-touch, anti-slip
Cool-touch, anti-slip

Lid

7.0
7.0
The lid is pop-up button of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp) is located on its handle.
The lid is pop-up button of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp) is located on its handle.
The pop-up lid of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp) opens at an 80° angle.
The black pop-up lid of the Aigostar Electric Kettle 300104LCB.
The black pop-up lid of the Aigostar Electric Kettle 300104LCB.
The pop-up lid of the Aigostar Electric Kettle 300104LCB opens at an 80° angle.
The mesh filter attached to the pop-up lid of the Aigostar Electric Kettle 300104LCB.
Materials
Stainless steel
BPA-free plastic
Type
Hinged
Hinged
Open Mechanism
Push-button
Push-button pop-up

Base

9.0
9.0
The top of the power base of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp).
The top of the power base of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp).
The bottom of the power base of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp) has a cord storage and also three small anti-slip silicone pads.
The top of the power base of the Aigostar Electric Kettle 300104LCB.
The top of the power base of the Aigostar Electric Kettle 300104LCB.
The bottom of the power base of the Aigostar Electric Kettle 300104LCB has a cord storage and also three small anti-slip rubber pads.
Materials
BPA-free plastic
BPA-free plastic
Type
Swivel 360°°
Swivel 360°
Cord Storage
Yes
Yes

Power Cord

The three-pronged plug of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp).
The three-pronged plug of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp).
The three-pronged power cord of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp) is 37.99 inches long (96.5 cm).
The three-pronged round power cord of the Aigostar Electric Kettle 300104LCB is 29.53 inches long (75 cm).
Type
three-pronged plug
three-pronged plug
Power
1500 W
1100 W
Rated Output
120 V ~ 60 Hz
120 V ~ 60 Hz
Cord Placement
Base
Base
Cord Length
38.0" (96.5 cm)
29.5" (75.0 cm)

Usability

Overall Usability Scoring
8.4
6.5

User Control

9.0
6.0
The control panel on the handle of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp) has nine buttons: OPEN, Delicate tea, Green tea, White tea, Oolong tea, French Press, Black tea, START, and KEEP WARM.
The handle of the Aigostar Electric Kettle 300104LCB has two buttons, the one above is the lid button and below is the power switch.
Control
One-touch
One touch
Indicator Light
Blue LED
No
Display
No
No
Temperature Control
No
No
Presets
6
No
Keep Warm
30 minutes
No
Automatic Shut-Off
Yes
Yes
Boil-Dry Protection
Yes
Yes

Ease of Use

9.0
7.0
A person in a grey shirt pouring water from the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp) into a cup.
A hand pouring water from the Aigostar Electric Kettle 300104LCB into a glass of black tea.

Cleaning

6.0
6.0
A hand using a kitchen tong to wipe the interior of the Cuisinart Stainless Steel Electric Kettle with 6 Preset Temperatures (CPK-17P1 PerfecTemp) with a tissue.
A person in a white shirt holding the Zeppoli Electric Kettle ZPL-KETTLE by its handle on one hand and the other hand wiping the carafe interior with a piece of tissue. On the right is a bottle of white vinegar.

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