Last Updated: August 19, 2019 (Refresh Now)

Instant Pot Duo V2 7 in 1 Electric Pressure Cooker 6 Qt 5 7L 1000 W Brushed Stainless Steel Black 220 240v Stainless Steel Inner Pot

Last Updated: August 19, 2019 (Refresh Now)
9.3
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
989
Old Reviews
1
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Review Summary - 956 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Food Items
 381
cooking, rice, cooked, pressure cooker, chicken
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Nothing to dislike , cooks perfectly , soup is really good , tried Chicken cooked perfectly , all round good utility .  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use and lots of recipes which take half the time when using the pressure cooker  ...  "
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" ...  You get much more taste to your food and it cooks super quick.  ...  "
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" ...  It can make the most delicious family meals really fast.  ...  "
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" ...  Everything I've cooked in it has been a huge hit.  ...  "
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" ...  Pulled meat/stews are absolutely gorgeous, and we can now just eat beef burritos with stew meat without planning a whole day to stew the meat.  ...  "
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" ...  Just as imagined, works wonders for Broths and whole chicken.  ...  "
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" ...  The flavours are more intense and cooking takes minutes whereas could sometimes take hours.  ...  "
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Ease of Use
 124
easy to clean, easy, easier, versatile, instructions
+98%
-2%
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" ...  Life is more easier  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use, i even made yogurt on my very first day!  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use controls and easy to clean. ... I recommend anyone to read the instructions and try simple things first to understand how the controls work.  ...  "
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" ...  So convenient and easy to use, great for dahl and was very pleasantly surprised by how good 7min not stir risotto works.  ...  "
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" ...  This pressure cooker is easy to use. ... It is very easy to clean.  ...  "
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" ...  Suffice it to say that by following the instructions it's easy to use (don't try to "wing it") with many programs such as: soup in 30-45 minutes or bone broth in 4 hours, at the touch of a few buttons.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use, so many functions  ...  "
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" ...  At first you will need a bit of time to understand how it work but after that it’s easy.  ...  "
Baking
 122
pressure, cook, instant pot, pasta, soups
+98%
-2%
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" ...  She is using it for a lot of her cooking.  ...  "
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" ...  With a busy lifestyle to be able to "set and forget" cooking while you get on with life.  ...  "
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" ...  An amazing kitchen appliance totally love it !  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to operate, great value for such a versatile and useful kitchen cooking appliance  ...  "
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" ...  It is important to follow some recipes as pressure cooking is different from normal cooking however the instant pot is much more than just pressure cooking, you can also use it to sauté and prepare many different things.  ...  "
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" ...  That means my husband, who has never cooked in his life was now in charge of the cooking.  ...  "
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" ...  As well as yoghurt I use it to prove bread dough.  ...  "
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" ...  Steaming and fast cooking  ...  "
Cleaning
 92
clean, easy to use, pot, stainless steel, inner pot
+97%
-3%
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" ...  It’s easy to follow the instructions that come in the manual, easy to clean and most of all it’s not that obscenely large that you can’t leave it on the stove top / bench top.  ...  "
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" ...  still learning all of its features but it's easy to use and clean.  ...  "
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" ...  It is easy to clean and set up.  ...  "
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" ...  the stainless steel inner pot had residue that needed a lot of cleaning.  ...  "
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" ...  So easy to clean and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to clean and great that the lid can be clipped to the side saving bench space in my kitchen. ... Easy to use controls and easy to clean.  ...  "
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" ...  it is easy to clean as well!  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to clean it is making my job redundant.  ...  "
Ease of Cleaning
 50
easy to use, clean, use and clean, quick, versatile
+100%
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" ...  So easy to clean and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  still learning all of its features but it's easy to use and clean.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s so easy to clean as well.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s easy to use, and is easy to clean.  ...  "
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" ...  A versatile cooker with easy clean components.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to clean it is making my job redundant.  ...  "
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" ...  So many functions and saves so much time on everything - easy to clean too .  ...  "
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" ...  it is easy to clean as well!  ...  "
Product Reliability
 47
week, weeks, month, times, instant pot
+72%
-28%
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" ...  I bought this during the Black Friday sales and I have to admit I only started using it last week (2 months later).  ...  "
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" ...  So far (about 1 month) - the unit works flawlessly.  ...  "
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" ...  I had been toying with the idea of getting last years model last year but talked myself out of it then kicked myself.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this item for a friend as I was very happy with my previous model I had for few years  ...  "
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" ...  I have had the instant pot a few weeks now and I have used it way more than expected.  ...  "
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" ...  I use it at least once every week.  ...  "
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" ...  OK so we had to wait a long time (nearly 6 months) but believe me, it was well worth the wait.  ...  "
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" ...  During operation it was so quiet I wondered whether it was actually working.  ...  "
Capacity
 41
family, must, house, useful, addition
+100%
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" ...  It is literally my favourite kitchen product ever !!  ...  "
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" ...  Added this this gadget for our kitchen and got it promptly.  ...  "
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" ...  Ideal for a family of 5.  ...  "
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" ...  Is very useful in the house.  ...  "
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" ...  best gadget in my entire kitchen.  ...  "
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" ...  Fantastic item defo recommend for anyones kitchen  ...  "
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" ...  My favourite kitchen appliance  ...  "
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" ...  Great for my small kitchen, it lives on the counter, I never put it away as I use it so much.  ...  "
Programs
 37
cook, pressure, oven, dishes, saut
+95%
-5%
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" ...  It is much more versatile with a range of cooking options.  ...  "
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" ...  Since I got it I’ve only used my oven, grill and hob a few times because I do everything including sauté in this wonder gadget!  ...  "
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" ...  Best bit of kit the kitchen, it’s so versatile and I use it instead of the hob and oven.  ...  "
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" ...  Great for pressure cooking and slow cooking, haven’t tried rice or steam facility yet.  ...  "
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" ...  But need to adjust cooking time.  ...  "
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" ...  Cooking is completing very fast.  ...  "
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" ...  Just made a stew used slow cook, beautiful.  ...  "
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" ...  it's good that i can cook different things and best thing is it has cook timer.  ...  "
Price
 35
worth, money, worth the money, worth the wait, worth every penny
+86%
-14%
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" ...  Worth every penny!  ...  "
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" ...  Wanted 1 for absolutely ages, but was always so expensive, bought in the January sales so got it at a fantastic price.  ...  "
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" ...  Worth the extra money and highly recommend it to everyone 👍🏻😊⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️  ...  "
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" ...  Really great product, certainly worth to invest.  ...  "
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" ...  Two months later and this was worth the cost.  ...  "
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" ...  For a full time working mum, well worth spending the money.  ...  "
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" ...  If you can afford it, it’s worth paying the extra.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this using my special birthday money.  ...  "
Heating
 34
pressure cooker, pot, heating, cooks, cooking
+85%
-15%
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" ...  I like it how it doesn’t heat up your kitchen.  ...  "
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" ...  It's brilliant at gatherings for its keep warm or slow cook function giving the option of hot drinks (Mulled wine/cider or hot chocolate) or to keep items on a hot buffet warm throughout the course of a party, or indeed just keep the dinner warm for a relative returning home later than planned.  ...  "
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" ...  Food has lots of flavour  ...  "
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" ...  Saves time and makes delicious food.  ...  "
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" ...  It even tells you if you are burning your food!!!!  ...  "
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" ...  The food is so succulent and saves so much time.  ...  "
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" ...  After cooking, food is kept warm until ready to serve.  ...  "
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" ...  Love it for the food flavours that are maintained. ... Food is definitely more nutritious.  ...  "
Build Quality
 31
stainless steel, non stick, steel inner pot, stainless steel pot, bowl
+81%
-19%
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" ...  A tip for people who have issues with the sticking bottom of the stainless steel pot.  ...  "
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" ...  It's safer than traditional pressure cookers as the lid locks when it comes up to pressure.  ...  "
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" ...  Luv,luv,luv the stainless steel inner pot.  ...  "
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" ...  Had a different brand previously which wasn’t a versatile, but did what I wanted initially until the ceramic from the inner liner came off.  ...  "
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" ...  I already had an electric pressure cooker that I was pleased with, but when I discovered that the Instant Pot has a stainless steel insert, instead of non stick coating I decided to invest in it.  ...  "
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" ...  The PKP is of course half the price but I found the IP to be of much better quality specifically the plastic handle, finish, and quality of the inner pot.  ...  "
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" ...  Good value and build.  ...  "
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" ...  The pros for this pot were the inner stainless steel pot (the only pot I could find with stainless steel inner pot) and the availability on the market of different accessories.  ...  "
Freebies
 19
recipes, pot, cooking, cookbook, glass lid
+100%
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" ...  I've made the pulled pork in the recipe book three times already.  ...  "
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" ...  It also comes with a recipe book and I have found many more recipes online (Pinterest), that I am trying.  ...  "
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" ...  The times given in the manual and recipe book for cooking are on the low side - it usually takes more time than those given.  ...  "
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" ...  All the recipe books I have looked at so far, are 'American' by nature.  ...  "
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" ...  we need a UK cookbook!!!  ...  "
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" ...  Also the instant pot In a bowl can be used on the stove and for an additional cost you can get a separate glass lid which I got for when I am sorting food as you cannot use the main pressure cooker lid was alterin in a bowl can be used on the stove and for an additional small cost you can purchase a separate glass lid which I got for when I am sautéing food as you cannot use the main pressure cooker lid whilst sautéing  ...  "
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" ...  Recipes in the book included are ok but you'll find plenty online.  ...  "
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" ...  Would like a better and more comprehensive recipe book.  ...  "
Features
 17
function, mode, keep warm, functions, saute
+76%
-24%
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" ...  It has a nice feature to keep warming what your for certain time.  ...  "
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" ...  I went with this as it had better features.  ...  "
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" ...  Sauté function is excellent. ... I love the delayed cooking and the automatic keep warm function is a great feature.  ...  "
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" ...  I researched for hours, reading all the reviews, checking all the features were good.  ...  "
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" ...  One of the features that is very well thought out is that you can cancel the keep warm function on any of the settings.  ...  "
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" ...  You can get on with doing other things, it won't explode or burn and will switch to keep warm mode once the program is over  ...  "
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" ...  The PKPs safety features will only allow the browning function with the stock lid off.  ...  "
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" ...  The timer function is also very useful I can bung all my stuff in before work and it will be ready for when I get home.  ...  "
Delivery
 16
delivered, used, arrived, fast, days
+88%
-13%
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" ...  Even better, my pot was delivered from Uk to Lanzarote.  ...  "
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" ...  It arrived in the time predicted.  ...  "
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" ...  Used it right out of the box !  ...  "
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" ...  Ordered and shipped here to Adelaide, Australia very quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  And fast delivery too.  ...  "
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" ...  So easy to use, as always prompt delivery by Amazon  ...  "
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" ...  A great product and super fast delivery.  ...  "
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" ...  Delivery was fast .  ...  "
Comfort
 14
pressure cookers, release, hand, traditional, ribs
+71%
-29%
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" ...  Okay, I'm used to traditional pressure cookers but this is much better.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s my third hand :-)  ...  "
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" ...  There is a vast array of information out there to read through for beginners and the company effectively holds your hand through each stage to get you started.  ...  "
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" ...  Feel very solid quality and safe to use  ...  "
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" ...  Here are few things that I found when I was looking to to buy one of these pressure cookers.  ...  "
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" ...  really happy with the purchase, once you understand the principle of pressure releasing it is great experiment.  ...  "
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" ...  I’d never used a pressure cooker before, I was a little bit scared of them TBH, but wish I had sooner, I love the fact that you don’t have to stand over hot pans for hours, this has revolutionised my life and the food tastes fab,so far I have made fall off the bone rack of ribs, porridge, biryani, Mac and cheese, chow mein, soups.  ...  "
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" ...  So much easier and quicker to use than the old fashioned pressure cookers.  ...  "
Controls
 13
button, manual, press, preset, refer
+62%
-38%
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" ...  Press the go button and when it's all done serve up and enjoy.  ...  "
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" ...  Many functions with easy use buttons.  ...  "
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" ...  I love how easy it is in use, after two times I got the feeling of how to use all the buttons without the manual.  ...  "
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" ...  pro: it’s very handy to be able to set the recipe up, push the button and get on with other jobs.  ...  "
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" ...  Turned out to be very easy to use with only a couple of button presses.  ...  "
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" ...  Just press a few of her buttons and she can take over and do it for you.  ...  "
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" ...  The pressure cooker function is great and with the preset functions it couldn't be easier to use.  ...  "
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" ...  All of the buttons and settings can seem overwhelming at first but the more you use it you will soon get used to it and not even need to refer to the booklet anymore.  ...  "
Storage
 13
kitchen, steamer, lid, steaming, milk
+69%
-31%
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" ...  A steamer basket.  ...  "
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" ...  It's absolutely fantastic for steaming vegetables thus retaining much of their nutrients. ... Any similar steamer basket will be fine.  ...  "
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" ...  - Takes up a lot of space on the countertop.  ...  "
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" ...  You can keep smaller vessels inside in multiple compartment to cook as it has a holder for that, or directly cook on it.  ...  "
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" ...  If you have a small kitchen (like mine), it seems to take the whole place over. ... I've had to find storage for it when i'm not using it (which is also at a premium).  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to clean and great that the lid can be clipped to the side saving bench space in my kitchen.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s a MUST have in any kitchen, specially if you are short of storage space!  ...  "
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" ...  First of all make sure you have the kitchen space, as this 5L+ model is huge!  ...  "
Setup
 12
set, easy to use, easy to follow, use, ready
+75%
-25%
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" ...  A bit tricky to set up and configure.  ...  "
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" ...  Beautifully done and v little effort involved.  ...  "
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" ...  Could not be easier to use and is easy to clean and has great instructions.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use - instructions are clear  ...  "
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" ...  A highly versatile cooker, well made product, with easy to follow instructions.  ...  "
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" ...  Its easy to use and very straight with instructions.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s easy to follow the instructions that come in the manual, easy to clean and most of all it’s not that obscenely large that you can’t leave it on the stove top / bench top.  ...  "
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" ...  I also find it really useful as I have chronic illnesses so I can set the IP away and forget it - even if I have a nap, it just keeps it warm till I'm ready.  ...  "
Software Platform
 11
error, page, ip, recipes, group
+64%
-36%
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" ...  no need to say anything else :-) Tons of helpful recipes and videos online plus IP app.  ...  "
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" ...  There is a community page with really helpful information and recipes on Facebook.  ...  "
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" ...  useful IP facebook group, just over cautious page admin!  ...  "
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" ...  Fears were unfounded as I have also found the Facebook IP community page for UK, which is absolutely excellent.  ...  "
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" ...  There is great IP support and recipes online including: Kindle, YouTube and on Facebook groups.  ...  "
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" ...  There are plenty of recipe ideas to be found on both their website and Facebook page, as well as on the Internet in general.  ...  "
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" ...  for all the various applications that the machine does.  ...  "
Overall performance
 11
slow, much, slow cooker, speed, safe
+91%
-9%
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" ...  A lot if my friends bought slow cookers since trying this they are converted.  ...  "
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" ...  So we needed to be brought up to speed very quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  Safe, fast, tough, yummy.  ...  "
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" ...  I have tried the fast and slow release methods and think if time allows letting the unit depressurise naturally is better for me, as the fast method does let out a powerful jet of steam much the same as a normal pressure cooker.  ...  "
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" ...  We are using it since almost 2 months now and would recommend it to friends or others because it does the job really well  ...  "
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" ...  The ease and the speed of getting a family meal together after work is truly great!  ...  "
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" ...  Safe and fast  ...  "
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" ...  Just the job  ...  "
Returns
 9
back, whole, via, unfortunately, returned
+11%
-89%
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" ...  - I had to return the first one because the coating of the pot was damaged  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased 2 of these products and both were faulty and I have askied for a refund  ...  "
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" ...  I returned the first one because it was damaged.  ...  "
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" ...  If missing part not sent in the next week I shall have to return it.  ...  "
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" ...  Struggling to get any response with regards to replacing.  ...  "
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" ...  So unfortunately it looks like I will have to return the item.  ...  "
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" ...  Return window is unfortunately 1 month only.  ...  "
Size
 9
travel, versatile, small, size, kitchen
+89%
-11%
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" ...  I am now planning to take it with us when we travel in our motorhome, it is going to be perfect for stew and dumplings on a chilly winter night.  ...  "
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" ...  Size comes in very handy for steaming whole (smallish) fish or whole veg. ... but if you're only one or two people, maybe a smaller size would be just fine.  ...  "
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" ...  It's very useful in a small kitchen, very versatile.  ...  "
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" ...  Veersitle and convenient.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s so handy.  ...  "
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" ...  Durable for daily use or travel use.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s very versatile.  ...  "
For Kids
 8
young, time, son, pot, kids
+100%
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" ...  My daughter purchased first.  ...  "
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" ...  Even went and order one for my daughter with a young family and she thinks the same.  ...  "
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" ...  I had seen the pot used a number of time at my son and daughter in laws, great item,so I invested and haven't looked back  ...  "
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" ...  Add an extra star for every young child you have.  ...  "
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" ...  I’m about to go on maternity leave with my third child and this is going to make life so much easier!!  ...  "
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" ...  I love it, it is my new favourite toy.  ...  "
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" ...  I was so impressed with my pot that I purchased one for my son & daughter in law (who absolutely love it) and am hoping that Santa brings me a 6L pot for Christmas so I can cook veggie & meat dishes at the same time!!  ...  "
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" ...  Just the one pot to clean at the end - great when you have young kids!  ...  "
As Gift
 8
present, gift, bought, much, given
+88%
-13%
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" ...  This was a Christmas present and it is absolutely brilliant  ...  "
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" ...  Actually been given, for Christmas!  ...  "
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" ...  so much so that my husband bought me a second one for Christmas.  ...  "
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" ...  Liked it so much I bought another as a Christmas gift!  ...  "
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" ...  Bought as a birthday gift for a busy working mum who loves this.  ...  "
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" ...  Have recommended to my friends and even given it as a gift.  ...  "
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" ...  I can’t comment as it’s a Xmas present.  ...  "
Fit
 8
steam, lid, fit, valve, reviews
+25%
-75%
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" ...  I would have expected much better after reading reviews but when I received the Instant Pot the lid did not securely fit onto the unit.  ...  "
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" ...  The valve is very flimsy and the only way I could get the steam to release was to hold the lever in position or lift it which is definitely a safety issue.  ...  "
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" ...  I've tried restarting multiple times and doing a hard reset (holding down 'adjust').  ...  "
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" ...  NOT FIT FOR PURPOSE.  ...  "
Marketplace
 7
time, product, buy, use, ordered
+71%
-29%
comment
" ...  So easy to use, as always prompt delivery by Amazon  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you amazon for sticking it!  ...  "
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" ...  My best buy on Amazon, and after over a year of use it's still fantastic  ...  "
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" ...  Other than that it’s a great product even though I had to pay an additional 30% for shipping to Singapore !  ...  "
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" ...  Ordered and shipped here to Adelaide, Australia very quickly.  ...  "
Water Usage
 6
test
+83%
-17%
comment
" ...  Water test done, all works fine👍🏻 Great buy and price.  ...  "
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" ...  I also love that it uses less water than my normal pressure cooker and so it seems to concentrate the flavors instead of being watery.  ...  "
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" ...  This helps to conserve water as well as reducing condensation in the kitchen.  ...  "
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" ...  They recommended that I carry out a further test using more water and for a longer period which I did.  ...  "
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" ...  Did the water test, all good and working.  ...  "
Water Resistance
 6
test, tried, pot, place, failed
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  When I tried to do the water test i kept getting an 'EC' error.  ...  "
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" ...  And yes, I did check all the things that are touted in numerous blogs and videos regarding minimum level of water, sealing, cleanliness and whatnot.  ...  "
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" ...  The water test failed. ... After following the exact instructions on the water test video the instant pot pressurised, the safety valve pin popped up.  ...  "
Design
 6
beautiful, like
+83%
-17%
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" ...  I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship!  ...  "
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" ...  My new favorite toy in the kitchen.  ...  "
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" ...  and 1kg of gammon for 30 min which came out beautiful!  ...  "
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" ...  In other words, if you're on the market for a product like this - look no further.  ...  "
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" ...  It looks good.  ...  "
Apps
 5
recipes, facebook, helpful, app, support
+100%
comment
" ...  There is a community page with really helpful information and recipes on Facebook. ... There is also an app, full of useful info and recipes.  ...  "
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" ...  There is great IP support and recipes online including: Kindle, YouTube and on Facebook groups.  ...  "
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" ...  The programs work and I have used most.  ...  "
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" ...  There is a fantastic Facebook group for support, encouragement, troubleshooting and recipes.  ...  "
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" ...  I found youtube more helpful with ideas.  ...  "
For Fun
 4
+100%
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" ...  But good fun trying.  ...  "
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" ...  It is so fun , if you are looking for a new gadget this is it.  ...  "
Ports
 4
plug, comes, adapter, uk, model
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  Came with the wrong adapter.  ...  "
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" ...  Delivered with wrong power adapter.  ...  "
User Manual
 3
read the manual, find, buttons, recipe, reading
+67%
-33%
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" ...  I love how easy it is in use, after two times I got the feeling of how to use all the buttons without the manual.  ...  "
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" ...  Reading the manual is a must.  ...  "
Calorie Tracking
 3
flavour
+100%
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" ...  Food has lots of flavour  ...  "
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" ...  The food is so succulent and saves so much time.  ...  "
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" ...  It even tells you if you are burning your food!!!!  ...  "
Cables
 3
cord, unit, power, plug, euro
+100%
comment
" ...  Works great and even comes with a Euro power cable  ...  "
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" ...  Great so far it makes cooking really easy but provided cable is short  ...  "
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" ...  The Pot comes with a cable fitting the German system.  ...  "
Drying
 3
minutes, dry beans, cook, beans, soaking
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Dried chickpeas ready in 45 minutes - no soaking overnight any more!  ...  "
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" ...  You can cook dried beans in 45 mins and "slow cook" tougher cuts like beef shin and brisket in about an hour and half.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 3
pot, panel, buttons
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