The grinder is by far my biggest concern when it comes to waking up one of the sleeping beauties in the morning, but my Bonavita kettle makes very little noise. Basically the same noise as a teapot on the stove without the whistling. If the noise of boiling water wakes up someone I think the miscellaneous noises made as you bang your way back to consciousness would have probably already done the job.
Benraphael510 Senior Member Joined: 26 Feb 2012 Posts: 5 Location: Usa Expertise: Just starting
Posted Mon Feb 27, 2012, 9:52am Subject: Re: Quietest Electric Kettle?
Thanks for the feedback. Folks here are such light sleepers that I grind while walking the dog with my hario mini mill. The other two electric kettles I tried sound like jet engines according to the boss in my house. Maybe I'll give the bonavita a shot.
Posted Tue Feb 28, 2012, 2:37pm Subject: Re: Quietest Electric Kettle?
Of all the electric kettles I've used, the Bodum Ibis is probably the quietest. It heats the water with a submerged coil rather than indirectly through the bottom. The others I've used are the Pino Pro (my current one) and a Melitta.
Symbols: = New Posts since your last visit = No New Posts since last visit = Newest post
Forum Rules: No profanity, illegal acts or personal attacks will be tolerated in these discussion boards. No commercial posting of any nature will be tolerated; only private sales by private individuals, in the "Buy and Sell" forum. No SEO style postings will be tolerated. SEO related posts will result in immediate ban from CoffeeGeek. No cross posting allowed - do not post your topic to more than one forum, nor repost a topic to the same forum. Who Can Read The Forum? Anyone can read posts in these discussion boards. Who Can Post New Topics? Any registered CoffeeGeek member can post new topics. Who Can Post Replies? Any registered CoffeeGeek member can post replies. Can Photos be posted? Anyone can post photos in their new topics or replies. Who can change or delete posts? Any CoffeeGeek member can edit their own posts. Only moderators can delete posts. Probationary Period: If you are a new signup for CoffeeGeek, you cannot promote, endorse, criticise or otherwise post an unsolicited endorsement for any company, product or service in your first five postings.