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  • Hugh
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    • Jun 2017
    • 357
    • My setup:
      Gas Grill - Weber Genesis II 310
      GrillGrates (2 flipped over for searing)
      Anova Sous Vide
      22" Kettle with SnS and Drip/Griddle
      Thermapen Mk4
      iGrill2 with 4 probes

    Anova 800 watt bluetooth sous vide cheap on amazon

    Looking at sous vide machines and noticed that the older anova model is on cheap. Drawbacks I can see are less power and no WiFi. I'm thinking big power isn't as important since my tap water is set high at over 145 so need time to pre-heat. I'm also hoping I can just set it and forget it so don't really need wifi.

    What do you experienced folks say? I know the Joule is the one to get but its over double the price right now on Amazon.
  • Davek8282
    Club Member
    • Mar 2016
    • 45
    • Prince George, B.C.

    #2
    I have the Anova wi-fi & bluetooth and couldn't be happier. As long as you're not trying to cook too much at once the Bluetooth model will serve you well. The bluetooth is rated for 7-8 people and the wi-fi at 10-12. Its more about how much water they will heat and maintain the temperature. I rarely use the bluetooth or wi-fi with mine, over 90% of the time I use the manual settings which in my opinion makes this one better than the joule. With the joule you control with your smartphone, just another thing to go wrong as far as I'm concerned, and no alternative if it does. Just make sure it is a Genuine Anova cooker and not a cheap imitaition.

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    • MBMorgan
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      • Sep 2015
      • 5802
      • Colorado
      • > Weber Genesis EP-330
        > Grilla Grills Original Grilla (OG) pellet smoker
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        to fiddle with a more capable cooker)
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      #3
      I'd be careful. The square head version is an old model no longer available from Anova. If you go the manufacturer's site ( https://us.anovaculinary.com/?type=WIFI ), the current 800W BT version is on sale for $119 (and I got a popup that claims even cheaper if you sign up for their email newsletter). FWIW, I've been using the 900W BT+WiFi version for the past year or so and it's absolutely great (I rarely use either the BT or WiFi).

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      • EdF
        EdF
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        • Jul 2016
        • 3157
        • Atlantic Highlands, NJ
        • Uuni Pro (new kid in town)
          Karubeque C-60
          Large BGE since 2002 + plate setter + pizza stone + upper grid + stainless paella pan for drippings (the best!)
          TEC Cherokee FR since 2014 (portable infrared grill - does a mighty sear)
          Polyscience Sous Vide Pro since 2012 (wasn't much else available in those days)
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          Thermoworks Hi temp IR
          BBQ Dragon & Chimney of Insanity
          Various other stuff

        #4
        My SV only has manual controls, and I'm happy with it after 5-7 years (can't really remember). The 800w should be good for most things. And if you need to do multiple big pieces, SV makes it easy to serialize the cooks.

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        • Hugh
          Club Member
          • Jun 2017
          • 357
          • My setup:
            Gas Grill - Weber Genesis II 310
            GrillGrates (2 flipped over for searing)
            Anova Sous Vide
            22" Kettle with SnS and Drip/Griddle
            Thermapen Mk4
            iGrill2 with 4 probes

          #5
          Mbmorgan - you make a good point. I purchased a thermoworks thermometer from amazon and it turned out not to be authentic. Duly noted.

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