Love this kettle and use it every morning. I especially love the versatility of being able to pre-program it easily for different temperatures as my tea and soup needs are different.
This is the second Ovente kettle I have purchased. I purchased an orange one in the past and this time bought a black one. There was a strong plastic smell/taste every time I would boil water. I tried using vinegar diluted in water and boiling that, followed by a number of processes of boiling fresh water, discarding, and reboiling water to get rid of the plastic taste and smell. After about eight times of boiling the water, the smell and taste is diminishing and tolerable. I don't recall having the same issue with the orange one I bought so I am not sure if this has something to do with the black plastic?
Performed beautifully for about 9 months....then stopped working. Luckily I had registered the warranty. Called Ovente, gave them the details I had, and they sent a replacement in about a week
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