I agree, very efficient. There are drawbacks. Most of my cookware won't work with them. The one I have automatically turns itself off if an appropriate pot or pan is not on it so no worries damage wise.<quoted text>those induction cooktops are super cool! my neice has Sleestak's disease (gluten free...I know it's Celiac's. but i grew up with 'Land of the Lost' so...)
so at our family cabin i set up a seperate cooking area in the downstairs bar with two of those portable induction plates. those things work better than our kitchen cooktop!
This is the one that I bought, but as I said I got mine from Casa.com which was running a 30% off first time customer offer:
So mine with tax was roughly $65.00 Pretty sweet, and that was with shipping and handling. No "free" stuff. But as all adults should now, nothing is really free. The scammers that were on late night TV sold the brand "Nu-Wave". They claim a higher cooking temperature on the high end, much higher than you would ever want to cook at, and yet they are only 1300 watts compared to mine which has 1800 watts. Of course mine has a built in temperature limiter. Perhaps that is why they can claim such high temps, it will get there, it will just take longer.