“ Manufacturer: New World / Material: Stainless Steel / Lighting Type: Halogen / Air Moving Speeds: 3 Speeds / Exterior Color: Blue „
So, collected assortment of various kitchen equipment which shows no brand loyalty continues in the the form of the New World Chim 80. For the uninitited it is a hood or extractor fan which theoretically helps to remove nasty smells or smoke from your cooking efforts.
The 80 in the name refers to the width of the device, which in addition to its width of 80cm has a depth of 50cm and a height of 70cm. However the chimney pipe through which the extracted air flows is extendable in order to fit a variety of positions. The exterior of the machine is covered in a brushed steel which will complement the majority of modern kitchens.
The fan is controlled through five black buttons located on the leading edge. To the left of the buttons is a red light which advises you of whether or not the device is on. The air is sucked through a mesh cover, to the rear of this cover, closest to the wall are two twin lights which give excellent illumination of your cooking area. Again this is controlled by one of the buttons. The other four control the fan strength with 0 consisting of idle through to 3 which is the highest setting.
Available on selcted retailers around the £250 mark, it is an effective unit. It allows for quick dispersion of smoke and smells from your kitchen. Installation is simple enough for those with even a tenuous grasp of DIY. It is reliable, durable and being onstructed from stainless steel looks good no matter its age. The only downside is a fairly predictable one, given the strength of the fans. If you opt for the highest setting, you will need to close your kitchen door, the racket is deafening. There is no way you could eat in the kitchen with it on. But given the speed at which it works, you won't need to have it on for too long.