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Whirlpool ACM847/BA Built In Induction Hob - Black

Innovative cooking technology for the home. The ACM847/BA electric hob has 4 electric induction zones. The hobs create an electromagnetic field that heats the pan rather than the hob itself, keeping surface temperature low for increased safety. With such a low operational temperature spilled foodstuffs don’t stick to the surface, making cleaning easier. What’s more the induction hobs cook more quickly, boiling water in half the time a gas or standard electric hob takes.

Watch Video Review | Read Specification Dimensions (cm): (H)5.6 x (W)58.0 x (D)51.0
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4.2 out of 5 customer rating

15 of 17 (88%) reviewers would recommend this product to a friend

Build Quality

  4.4 out of 5

Consistency of heating

  4.7 out of 5

Ease of Cleaning

  4.7 out of 5

Ease of Use

  4.3 out of 5

Pre-heating time

  4.8 out of 5

Product Reviews

"Measure Your Pans!"

Pros: Easy to use, Quiet, looks good

Cons: standard size pans do not fit

"I love how this hob works, it is easy to operate and very quick to bring pans to the boil. How I wish I could use it fully!

My complaint is that this hob is incompatible with the new induction pans and casserole I purchased that cost over £200. I have bought a set of 5 Tefal Premium pans, 3 saucepans and 2 frying pans, and also a Castey Fundix 7.5 litre casserole. My first problem is that none of these will work on the largest round ring of the hob. According to the instruction book, and the question and answer section of this website the largest round ring should take a pan with a base as small as 17cm. My large saucepan, large frying pan and casserole all have bases measuring 18cm yet the large ring does not recognise them.

My other problem is the smallest saucepan and smallest frying pan, both with a 14cm base, will only work on the smallest round ring. Again the instruction book and advice on this website is that the the large flexi-cook zone should take a pan as small as 14cm base, yet my small pans are not recognised so I cannot use them at the same time.

I have contacted Whirlpool about these problems and today their service engineer called, he couldn't find a problem with my pans and he didn't understand why the hob wouldn't recognise them. He returned later in the day after speaking to whirlpool technical section. This time he re-examined my pans and found the answer, although the bases meet the required sizes there is a rim around the base that is not magnetic. The Whirlpool hob only recognises the magnetic surface, hence my expensive pans are mainly incompatible. And I have one ring that I cannot use at all.

I have contacted Tefal and they tell me there pans are designed to work on hobs of all types, so the problem must be with Whirlpool. Yes I am going round in circles!

I strongly advise anyone purchasing new pans for this Whirlpool hob to take a along a tape measure and magnet, check where the base is magnetic and measure the size before buying. I have made a very expensive mistake and I hope my experience stops others making the same error."

46 of 46 people found this review helpful.

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Customer Rating:

Consistency of heating:

5 / 5

Ease of Use:

3 / 5

Pre-heating time:

5 / 5

Ease of Cleaning:

5 / 5

Build Quality:

3 / 5

Reviewed by: JohnDoe

Location: South Yorkshire

Gender: Female

Age: 55 to 64

Family size: Couple

"Very Pleased"

Pros: Value for money, Easy to use, Good build quality, Quiet, looks good

Cons: none

"Exceptionally controllable heat. Great features including the simmer mode (especially when pressure cooking). Timer function is also a bonus. Easy to clean. Have found no problem with using different sizes of pan, providing it has correct magneitism. 100% improvement on my old solid hob"

11 of 12 people found this review helpful.

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Customer Rating:

Consistency of heating:

5 / 5

Ease of Use:

5 / 5

Pre-heating time:

5 / 5

Ease of Cleaning:

5 / 5

Build Quality:

5 / 5

Reviewed by: JohnDoe

"INDUCTION IS GREAT"

Pros: Easy to use, Quiet

Cons: none

"Apart from being a great excuse for buying new pans (the old ones were not magnetic) this hob is a pleasure to cook with. I'm not very technical and was concerned that I would not like touch controls but they are very straight forward to use. Just ensure if you are using more than one ring that you are adjusting the temperature on the right zone. Temperature adjustment is very easy with the slide control and is instantly responsive which is a vast improvement on our old halogen hob but I find myself turning things down too low too soon. I'll soon get used to it! I love the combination zone, big enough to do the gravy in your roasting tin. I gave a 4 for cleaning only because the shiny surface shows every spec of dust so it never stays looking spotless for long, but this is not a big deal. I would not like to shake a wok on this glass area as I would be worried it might get scratched, which may be a concern to some.Highly recommend this product."

7 of 7 people found this review helpful.

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Customer Rating:

Consistency of heating:

5 / 5

Ease of Use:

5 / 5

Pre-heating time:

5 / 5

Ease of Cleaning:

4 / 5

Build Quality:

5 / 5

Reviewed by: parsley

Location: North Wales

Age: 45 to 54

Family size: Small Family

"You can'ne deny the laws of physics"

Pros: Value for money, Easy to use, Good build quality, looks good

Cons: none

"This is a fantastic hob. My husband and I fight over it to cook on a Saturday night. Well not literally, but I'm sure he silently hopes I'm not in the mood to cook so that he gets to use it.

I thought it might have been a bit complicated to use by the illustration, but it's not. The controls are responsive and each hob even has it's own timer and switches off when the time is up, so perfect rice every time. The best test is with eggs, scrambled or fried. Perfect every time. The simmer level (usually 3) is perfect and a small pan of water boils in just over a minute, making it very economical. In fact, I'm going to purchase an induction hob kettle and do away with my electric one.

This is cooking Jim, but not as we know it! Very enjoyable. Exciting even."

4 of 4 people found this review helpful.

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Customer Rating:

Consistency of heating:

5 / 5

Ease of Use:

5 / 5

Pre-heating time:

5 / 5

Ease of Cleaning:

5 / 5

Build Quality:

5 / 5

Reviewed by: Terricotta

"does what is says on the tin"

Pros: Value for money, Easy to use, Good build quality, Quiet, looks good

"very fast warm up. cooks well, instant control. A joy to clean - no knobs or switches to get in the way."

4 of 4 people found this review helpful.

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Customer Rating:

Consistency of heating:

4 / 5

Ease of Use:

4 / 5

Pre-heating time:

5 / 5

Ease of Cleaning:

5 / 5

Build Quality:

5 / 5

Reviewed by: sunbird

Location: surrey

Gender: Male

Age: Over 65

Family size: Couple

"Does exactly what is says on the tin!"

Pros: Easy to use, Good build quality, looks good

Cons: Noisy

"Had this hob for a couple of weeks now and really like it. I mostly use the left side for my normal sized pans and the little ring on the right for the occasional milk pan. The Large ring is great when you want to use a large stockpot or frying pan. Heats up the pans really quick and the boost function is amazingly fast. Only downside is its a bit noisy but you soon get used to it."

3 of 3 people found this review helpful.

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Consistency of heating:

5 / 5

Ease of Use:

5 / 5

Pre-heating time:

5 / 5

Ease of Cleaning:

5 / 5

Build Quality:

5 / 5

Reviewed by: madmom

Location: Bicester

Gender: Female

Age: 45 to 54

Family size: Large Family

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4.2 out of 5 customer rating
88.2% of customers would recommend this product to a friend.
"This is a fantastic hob. My husband and I fight over it to cook on a Saturday night. Well not literally, but I'm sure he silently hopes I'm not in the mood to cook so that he gets to use it. I though..."
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Whirlpool ACM847/BA specification

Product Detail   Feature Videos
Dimensions (H)5.6 x (W)58.0 x (D)51.0  
Brand Whirlpool  
Colour Black  
Category Induction Hobs  
SKU ACM847/BA_BK  
Control Location Front  
Hob Type Electric Induction  
Product Overview   Feature Videos
Control Type Electronic  
Timer Type Electronic Programmable Timer  
Hob   Feature Videos
Number of Burners / Zones 4  
Residual Heat Indicator Yes  
Warranty   Feature Videos
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year(s)  
Installation   Feature Videos
Requires 13 Amp Power Supply No  
Requires Electrically Trained Engineer To Hardwire Yes - May Not Be Supplied With Cable  
Electrical Connection 8 KW  
Fuse Rating 32.2 amps  
Fuel Type Electric  
Please Note A separator panel is required if not being installed above an oven.  
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Whirlpool ACM847/BA Hob

With no raised fittings, the ACM847/BA is topped with one smooth surface that makes cleaning as near as possible to being effortless. There are none of the awkward little nooks, crannies or removable parts that make cleaning a gas hob such a chore. The low operating heat means that spills don’t dry out or cook where they fall, letting you wipe them away in seconds!

The induction hob operates at a lower temperature than conventional designs because it heats the pan rather than the hob. This leads to faster cooking and a lower risk because the surface doesn’t get so hot. A residual heat indicator lights up with a warning until the hob has cooled to a temperature which is safe to touch.

Front mounted electronic controls and programmable timer are simple to use and make sure that you have complete control whilst cooking.

 

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24 Months
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£19.02
£456.48
36 Months
19.9%
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£13.79
£496.44
48 Months
19.9%
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£11.21
£538.08

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Pay on Finance for interest-bearing credit products are available over 12, 24, 36 or 48 months, subject to status. From time to time, we may offer an interest-free credit product over 6 or 12 month terms, at our discretion. To be eligible to apply for finance, you must be 18 or older, in regular employment and have been a UK resident for more than 3 years. Other conditions may apply and we cannot guarantee that you application will be accepted. Stock will not be allocated until the application has been completed and approved. We reserve the right to withdraw finance on certain products at any time. Pay on Finance is provided through our external partner, V12. If your application is successful you will enter into a Credit Agreement with Secure Trust Bank Plc, who is V12's parent company.

Should you cancel your credit agreement and have already received products from us, then you will be liable to pay us in full for the product (unless your cancellation rights apply).

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Who is eligible for finance?

Finance is available on orders of £250 or more, placed on our website. This amount includes any additional services and delivery options selected, however does not take into account any promotions, such as cashback.

You'll need to be:

  • 18 years or older
  • A UK resident for 3 years or more/Permanent UK resident
  • Be able to make regular repayments by Direct Debit
  • In regular employment (minimum of 16 hours per week) including self-employment, or in a permanent residence with your spouse/partner who's in regular employment, or be retired and receiving a pension.
  • Have a debit card or credit card in your name and registered to your address and have a bank or building society current account.

Other conditions may apply and we cannot guarantee that your application will be accepted.

How long will it take to apply?

You should get an instant answer on whether your application for finance has been successful. In some cases, V12 – our 3rd party financial services provider - will need to look at the application in more detail before making their decision.

What do I need to apply?

All you need to do is fill out the online form at the payment stage and add an electronic signature. It's important you use your full name and address details and make sure everything is spelt correctly. Please note, this is an online only finance option.

What happens if my application is turned down?

Applications may not be accepted for a number of reasons, including mis-typed information, or not meeting the specified requirements. Please note that other conditions may apply and we cannot guarantee that your application will be accepted.

If your application isn't successful, you can still purchase the item in full via PayPal or with a valid credit or debit card. If you wish to appeal the decision made by V12, it's advised you obtain an up to date copy of your credit report before appealing directly to V12. Due to data protection, all customer appeals must be email to underwriting@v12finance.com or for more advice, call V12 on 02920 468916.

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Finance. Pure and simple.

We've teamed up with V12 Retail Finance Limited ("V12") to offer you a flexible and affordable option to pay on finance. V12 is the UK's only specialist provider of Retail Point of Sale Credit, providing finance options for more than 20 years through its industry leading online paperless processing system. If your application is successful, you will enter into a Credit Agreement with Secure Trust Bank Plc (V12's parent company) which will be administered by V12. V12 is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Secure Trust Bank Plc is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority under registration number 204550.

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