I had a CHI for over 5 years that was finally bitting the bullet. It was making funny noises and I needed something reasonable and similar. I found this CHI on Overstock for, not only, cheaper but better quality. I started looking on websites and this one seemed to meet my budget and was overall a better CHI. The CHI I had only had an ON and OFF switch, but this one has a temperature roller; and it was pink (!) , versus my black one that had skulls all over it. Though it has a normal plug in on it, versus my old one with the surge protector, that would be the only flaw of this product!