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27300330" Stainless Steel 500 CFM Downdraft with Stainless Steel cover

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  • Innovative downdraft system compatible with virtually all self-contained cooktops. Sleek, trim styling complements any cooktop style or color. Automatically raises into position with the touch of a button. Disappears flush with cooktop surface.

    Space-saving design lets you make the most of precious, under-counter cabinet space. Infinitely adjustable speed control is flush with the side of the unit; inconspicuous, yet easy to reach and simple to use. Blower discharges right, left or down and slides side-to-side to ease installation (insufficient space for built-in ovens). Front access panel allows easy cleaning.
    • 500 CFM Interior Blower
    • Stainless Steel cover standard. Optional cover colors available: White (Model #273001C), Biscuit (Model #273002C), or Black (Model #273023C)
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  • Accessories OptionalYes
    Accommodates Ceiling HeightN/A
    Blower Air Mover TypeCentrifugal Blower
    Blower IncludedYes
    Boost ModeNo
    CFM (Airflow)500
    Color/FinishStainless Steel
    Control Feature Filter ReminderNo
    Damper IncludedNo
    Delay Shut OffNo
    Digital ClockNo
    Dishwasher Safe FiltersYes
    Duct Connector Size3-1/4" x 10"
    ENERGY STAR® qualifiedNo
    Filter IncludedYes
    Filter TypeAluminum
    Flue Accommodates ceilings up to xx ftN/A
    Heat Sentry - Temperature SensorNo
    HVI CertifiedYes
    Light Bulb Quantity0
    Light Bulbs IncludedNo
    Lighting FunctionN/A
    Max Sones/100 CFM1.8
    Minimum Height Above Cook TopN/A
    Mounting SystemUnder Counter
    Mounting TypeUnder Counter
    NightlightNo
    Non-Stick CoatedNo
    Product Depth (inches)7"
    Product Height (inches)29-1/2"
    Product Width (inches)30"
    Rated Amps4.0
    Remote ControlNo
    Sones Certified Horizontal Rectangular HighN/A
    Sones Certified Horizontal Rectangular LowN/A
    Sones Certified Vertical Rectangular HighN/A
    Sones Certified Vertical Rectangular LowN/A
    Sones Certified Vertical Round HighN/A
    Sones Certified Vertical Round LowN/A
    Switch Control SettingsVariable
    Switch StyleRotary Dial
    TimerNo
    UL ListedYes
    Voltage120
  • Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 8 reviewers.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Good vent for the price I really like the way this vent works - I didnt give it perfect scores for two reasons - I was putting it in where I previously had a downdraft stove - to connect the vent to the previous opening took a lot of creativity. If the vent wasnt so tall or you could place the exhaust on either side, it would be helpful providing more room for installation. the suction is good, not great - I think if you buy the external fan, it prvides more suction, but it also makes the unit more expensive. Overall good, not great. but still worth the money September 4, 2014
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Very effective Very effective in removing cooking odors. It is fairly loud and not easy to clean. March 15, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Beautifully matches our new induction cooktop. Much more powerful and effective than the other (not Broan) was. The Broan downdraft works great! It matches the new induction cooktop and pops up and does its job! We really like the infinitely adjustable fan speed control. A mid-range setting is usually plenty, but a couple of times we used the maximum and it quickly cleared the air!. It is reasonably quiet for most use. March 10, 2014
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Powerful and quiet with adjustable fan. We've been pleased with the downdraft ventilation so far. It is powerful and not very loud. I like the fact that the fan speed is adjustable. We ordered it to be installed in our new house by our builder, so can't really comment on the ease of installation. The only negative I can think of is that when the weather is cold outside, you can feel air draft around the unit on the counter top. March 10, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Broan downdraft ventilation system I had model 273003 for twenty years in my house. It is an outstanding product. I never had to have anything repaired on it. My cooktop was on an island and I did not want an overhead hood type exhaust. We are currently building a new home and I am definitely having the same system installed. Great Product. March 20, 2013
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Great hide away exhaust fan This item was exactly what I wanted. Stylish and futuristic while not compromising effectiveness. The telescoping fan works smoothly and quietly, and the fact that the blower is inclusive in this unit saved big dollars and installation work. It i not for the the novice do-it-yourselfer though. A proficiency in using tools, cutting and fitting a unit in place is a must. I recommend the average homeowner should probably hire a professional installer. But if like me you've installed dishwasher, windows, toilets, trash compactors and you want a rewarding and above average challenge, then go for it. My wife initially wanted an overhead exhaust and hood, but is very pleased I talked her into going with this over our island so as not to disturb the open feel of our kitchen. February 20, 2013
    Rated 5 out of 5 by We are very pleased with the Broan downdraft range ventilator This product does exactly what we expected it to do, was easy to install and is attractive to the eye without being obvious with it presents. February 20, 2013
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Downdraft We were shown this model by our salesperson, after a different sales person had tried to get us to buy an expensive GE Profile model. We compared stats and found this to be quite comparable, and several HUNDRED dollars cheaper . It has done everything we have wanted so far, and would recommend this to others February 20, 2013
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    What are the actual dimensions of the chimney housing and blower housing?

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    I know that the overall width is 26-1/4" and with the blower housing, it has a depth of 7", and is 29-1/2" tall, but what about the height of the blower housing and the depth of the chimney housing. These can be critical dimensions when trying to locate the appliance inside the cabinet and align with ductwork, electrical wiring, electrical boxes, gas valves, and gas lines.
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    Thank you for your question on the model 273003 down draft kitchen ventilation system. Please contact the Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 for assistance.
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    Should there be more noise with the lower speed setting vs. the high speed setting?

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    We just installed the 273603 and when we turn it on, we have more noise and vibration at the lower settings. We have to go to about 80% to get a more efficient quieter blower. Is this normal or do we need to adjust something?
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    Thank you for your question on the model 273603 downdraft kitchen exhaust system. The sound level would normally get louder as you go up in speed. Please contact the Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 for assistance.
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    How to clean the grease from under the filters and on the bottom?

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    Thank you for your question. You can remove the filters by grasping and pulling the tab at the top of each filter. Once removed, the filters can be cleaned with a mild detergent solution or in a dishwasher. If you need further assistance, please contact our Technical Support group at 877-896-1119.
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    Yes, this part is simple, but how to remove the grease inside the downdraft?
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    The installation instructions refer to taking off the blower box on the inside of the cabinet and vacuuming off motor. If there is grease build up on the blower wheel/blade you can wipe that off with a damp, soapy cloth.The unit would need to be taken apart if more cleaning is needed. Please contact Broan-NuTone Canada directly for more assistance at 888-882-7626.
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    Will any of your downdrafts accommodate a slide in range?

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    Baton Rouge, LA, USA
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    Thank you for your question on the downdraft kitchen ventilation systems. All of the downdraft systems are designed for drop-in cook tops. We do not have any downdraft systems that are designed for slide in ranges.
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    Thank you for your question on the model 273003 down draft kitchen ventilation system. The finished unit will look like the pictures on our web site. There is no additional trim kit that goes with it.
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