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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 4.5 out of 5 by 15 reviewers.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Love it. We installed the 500 CFM Downdraft behind a 30 inch slide in gas range, we were very happy that it was so easy. You'll love it as much as we do. August 20, 2015
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Just what we needed This was a good price, delivered promptly and arrived in damaged July 12, 2015
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Good idea; some work needs doing on the implementation I do really like my Downdraft. I have no other way of getting rid of cooking smoke, etc. My one big complaint: You can't clean it below the filters. I'm sure there is stuff that drips down the sides of it, but I can't get to any of it to clean it. I think, over time, it will build up and smell, as well as attract bugs. That's a real flaw. October 1, 2014
    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 4 out of 5 by downdraft This item arrived on time and in good condition. I have not used it yet since my house remodel is in it final stages. But have used it in testing. While another customer indicated that it was usable with a complete oven and stove top, it was not an easy task. I would like to see a downdraft that is designed to be used with the entire stove not just stove top. I love the look of the counter top area. August 20, 2013
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    What's the weight of the entire unit?

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    Thank you for your question on the model 273003 down draft kitchen exhaust system. This models weighs 66.2 pounds.
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    height above cooktop?

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    Thank you for your question on the model 273003 down draft kitchen exhaust system. The air vent rises 7 inches above the cooktop for optimum removal of cooking contaminants.
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    I have a model 2736 that has stopped responding to the on off button

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    The vent has started raising and lowering continuously, had to unplug it to get it to stop. When plugged back in it resumed the same action. What is causing this to occur?
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    Thank you for your question on the model 273603 down draft kitchen exhaust system. Please contact the Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 for assistance.
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    does it require duct?

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    does it require a duct that goes from the island to outside the house? or the air it's blowing is filtered and returned to the kitchen?
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    Thank you for your question on the model 273003 down draft kitchen exhaust system. The 273003 is designed to be installed with duct work and vented from the unit completely to the outside of the house.
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    Can unit 273003 be installed behind a slide-in range?

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    Thank you for your question on the model 273003 down draft kitchen exhaust system. The 273003 is designed to be installed along with a drop in cooktop only. It cannot be used with a slide in range.
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