Kobe CH-27 SQB-1 Wall Mount Range Hood Review

July 22, 2014 in Blog Posts, Brands, Kobe, Wall Range Hood Reviews

kobe_ch-27_sqb-regKobe CH-27 SQB-1 Wall Mount Range Hood Review

  • Average Sale Price: $1739.00 – $2609.00

  • 6-Speed / Five electronic button with LED Display, featuring the ECO Mode, Light Control, Speed Control (Speed 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & QuietMode™ Speed), and Power Control (On/Off).

  • four sizes: 30”, 36”, 42” and 48”

  • The hood is equipped with 3W LED lights with 3-level lighting. Dishwasher safe professional baffle filters allow for easy cleaning.

The Kobe CH2730SQB-1 series range hood is a perfect choice for the discerning homeowner who desires to complete a European-influenced kitchen. While any kitchen would benefit from having a brand new Kobe CH2730SQB-1 as the centerpiece, the hood is distinctly classy, featuring an elegant brushed stainless steel finish and seamless construction.

The Kobe CH2730SQB-1 comes from the factory with a powerful, pre-installed, 720 CFM blower motor. With 720 CFM worth of ventilation potential at your fingertips, you can rest assured that your kitchen won’t be plagued by annoying grease build-up on cabinetry. Smoke, steam, excess heat and foul odors are no match for the Kobe CH2730SQB-1. Even when operating at full power, the hood only produces 4.5 Sones. The Kobe CH2730SQB-1 comes with a series of professional grade, dishwasher-safe stainless steel baffle filters that are easy to access and clean.

The Kobe CH2730SQB-1 features a series of 3 watt LED bulbs that have 3 brightness levels, allowing you to choose what’s best for each situation. You’ll never have to worry about seeing your cook top clearly once you install the Kobe CH2730SQB-1. A 5 electronic button control panel gives you access to other hood features such as ECO mode, fan speeds, lighting levels and a time delay shut off option.

The Kobe CH2730SQB-1 series is available in four sizes: 30”, 36”, 42” and 48”. The following models with respective finishes can be purchased online for approximately:

Kobe CH2730SQB-1 30” Brushed Stainless Steel 720 CFM – $1020.00
Kobe CH2736SQB-1 36” Brushed Stainless Steel 720 CFM – $1304.00
Kobe CH2742SQB-1 42” Brushed Stainless Steel 720 CFM – $1417.00
Kobe CH2748SQB-1 48” Brushed Stainless Steel 720 CFM – $1199.00

Kobe CH-27SQB Wall Mount Range Hood Review

July 11, 2014 in Blog Posts, Brands, Kobe, Wall Range Hood Reviews


kobe_ch-27sqb-1Kobe CH-27SQB Wall Mount Range Hood Review

  • Average Sale Price: $1202.00 – $1417.00

  • At 280 CFM, this unique feature allows the KOBE range hood to operate at a reduced sound level of 40 decibels (1.0 Sone). Other hoods operate between 6 to 8 Sones at a comparable cfm level.

  • Size: 30”, 36”, 42″ and 48″; Brushed Stainless Steel Finish

  • The hood is equipped with 3W LED lights with 3-level lighting and dishwasher safe professional baffle filters allow for easy cleaning. 6-Speed / Five electronic button with LED Display, featuring the ECO Mode, Light Control, Speed Control

The Kobe CH2730SQB-1 series wall mount range hood is in a class of its own. With a sleek, low-profile design, seamless construction and a beautiful brushed stainless steel finish, the Kobe CH2730SQB-1 is everything you’ve been missing.

The Kobe CH2730SQB-1 comes complete with a powerful, 6 speed 720 CFM blower motor. That’s more power than most range hoods provide in this price range, giving you an edge. Whether you’re cooking for friends and family or professionally, the Kobe CH2730SQB-1 has you covered with superior ventilation power and silent operation (only produces 4.5 Sones at max. power). A pair of stainless steel baffle filters is also included. The filters are easy to access and dishwasher safe, making it easy to keep up on hood maintenance.

The Kobe CH2730SQB-1 features 3 watt LED lamps arranged in a multi-level pattern, giving you more than enough light to see your cook top and surrounding food preparation areas. The hood’s functions can be controlled via a 5 button electronic panel with an LED display. The Kobe CH2730SQB-1 also comes with an ECO mode setting and a time delay shut off feature.

The Kobe CH2730SQB-1 series is available in four sizes: 30” 36”, 42” and 48”. The following models with their respective finishes can be purchased online for approximately:

Kobe CH2730SQB-1 30” Brushed Stainless Steel 720 CFM – $1202.00
Kobe CH2736SQB-1 36” Brushed Stainless Steel 720 CFM – $1304.00
Kobe CH2742SQB-1 42” Brushed Stainless Steel 720 CFM – $1417.00
Kobe CH2748SQB-1 48” Brushed Stainless Steel 720 CFM – $1348.00

KOBE CH-191SQB Series Wall Mount Range Hood Review

June 27, 2014 in Blog Posts, Brands, Kobe, Wall Range Hood Reviews

kobe_ch-191sqbKOBE CH-191SQB Series Wall Mount Range Hood Review

  • Average Sale Price: $779.00 – $965.00

  • Two-speed Rocker Switch, 190 CFM, Noise Level: 6.0 Sones,

  • Size: 30″, 36”, 42″ and 48″

  • 3W LED lights with 3-level lighting,

The Broan 42000 Series under-cabinet style range hood is the affordable solution to your ventilation needs. With seamless construction, a near-bulletproof chassis and classic European design sensibilities, it’s ready to take on the pressures of the modern kitchen.

The Broan 42000 Series comes with a pre-installed 190 CFM blower motor, producing only 6.0 Sones when operating at maximum speeds. A two-speed rocker switch gives you full access to the hood’s blower motor capabilities, allowing you to manage its output. Dishwasher-safe, aluminum mesh filters are easily accessible and simple to clean, requiring only hot water and soap.

The Broan 42000 Series supports up to 75 watts of incandescent light, bathing your cook top in a soft, inviting light, giving you full control over the mood in your kitchen. A protective lamp lens is also included to ensure that grease and smoke don’t affect lighting. The hood is HVI 2100 certified.

The Broan 42000 Series under-cabinet style range hood is available in four sizes: 24”, 30”, 36”, and 42”. Color schemes offered by Broan include white, almond, bisque, black and stainless steel. The Broan 42000 Series installs as a 7” round ducted only application.

The Broan 42000 Series comes in the following colors and sizes for approximately:

422404 Stainless Steel 24″ 190 CFM -$79.00
422401 White 24″ 190 CFM -$39.00
442408 Almond 24″ 190 CFM -$39.00
442402 Bisque 24″ 190 CFM -$39.00
423004 Stainless Steel 30″ 190 CFM -$N/A
423023 Black 30″ 190 CFM -$39.00
423001 White 30″ 190 CFM -$39.00
423008 Almond 30″ 190 CFM -$39.00
423002 Bisque 30″ 190 CFM -$39.00
423604 Stainless Steel 36″ 190 CFM -$79.00
423623 Black 36″ 190 CFM -$N/A
423601 White 36″ 190 CFM -$N/A
423608 Almond 36″ 190 CFM -$N/A
423602 Bisque 36″ 190 CFM -$N/A
424204 Stainless Steel 42″ 190 CFM -$79.00
424201 White 42″ 190 CFM -$49.00
424208 Almond 42″ 190 CFM -$49.00
424202 Bisque 42″ 190 CFM -$49.00
424201D White 42″ 190 CFM -$N/A
423608D Almond 36″ 190 CFM -$N/A
423008D Almond 30″ 190 CFM -$N/A
423001D White 30″ 190 CFM -$N/A
422401D White 24″ 190 CFM -$N/A

Kobe CH-77 SQB-1 Wall Mount Range Hood Review

June 20, 2014 in Blog Posts, Brands, Kobe, Wall Range Hood Reviews

kobe_ch77-sqb1Kobe CH-77SQB-1 Series Wall Mount Range Hood Review

  • MSRP: $779.00, Average Sale Price: $779.00 – $1159.00

  • Variable Speed Controls w/ Memory Feature, 600 CFM – 1200 CFM (Available on “T” Models) Noise Level: 2.0 Sones

  • Size: 30”, 36”, 42”, 48”, Brushed Stainless Steel Finish

  • Two 50 Watt Halogen Lamps, Dishwasher-Safe Commercial Grade Baffle Filters, Heat Sentry Technology, Can be Ducted in Either a Vertical or Horizontal Direction, Removable Grease Drip Rail, Optional Pro-Style Backsplash and Decorative 12” Soffit Flue

The Kobe CH7730SQB-1 is a classic. It’s sleek, brushed stainless steel finish and timeless, low-profile design make it the perfect fit for kitchens where space is limited. The Kobe CH7730SQB-1 brings a taste of European-style design influence directly to your kitchen without sacrificing power or performance.

The Kobe CH7730SQB-1 comes with a powerful, 6 speed 760 CFM blower motor that’s sure to keep your kitchen free of foul odors, smoke, grease vapor and, best of all, the excess heat that cooking generates. Whether you’re baking, frying, steaming or boiling, the Kobe CH7730SQB-1 range hood is the quiet, space-saving solution to your ventilation needs (producing only 4.5 Sones at max speed). The hood features a pair of dishwasher-safe stainless steel baffle filters which are easy to clean.

The Kobe CH7730SQB-1 features 3 watt LED bulbs arranged in a multi-tier pattern, ensuring that you’ll be able to see your cook top clearly. The hood also features a five electronic push button control panel with an LED screen, giving you access to fan speeds, lighting controls, ECO mode and a time delay shut off feature.

The Kobe CH7730SQB-1 series is available in two sizes: 30” and 36””. The following models with their respective finishes can be purchased online for approximately:

Kobe CH7730SQB-1 30” Brushed Stainless Steel 760 CFM – $1262.00
Kobe CH7736SQB-1 36” Brushed Stainless Steel 760 CFM – $1374.00

Kobe IS2336SQ Island Range Hood Review

June 5, 2014 in Blog Posts, Brands, Island Range Hood Reviews, Kobe

kobe_is2336sq-ssKobe IS2336SQ Island Range Hood Review

  • MSRP Average Sale Price: $1499.00 – $1733.00
  • Variable Speed, 250 – 400 CFM
  • Sizes 36 and 42, Stainless Steel
  • Four bright 12-volt 20-watt halogen lights, 2 charcoal filters

The Kobe IS2336SQ series range hood series is one of the most elegant ever designed by Kobe. With a beautiful brushed stainless steel finish, masterfully engineered curves and an overall professional appearance, your kitchen won’t look the same after you install the Kobe IS2336SQ.

The Kobe IS2336SQ comes complete from the factory with a powerful, 4 speed 400 CFM blower motor. If you’re struggling to keep foul odors, grease vapor, smoke, steam and excess heat under control in your kitchen, then it’s time to introduce yourself to the Kobe IS2336SQ. The hood only produces 4.8 Sones when operating at full power, allowing you to comfortably converse with others as the hood freshens your cooking area. Two charcoal filters prevent grease from entering the ceiling ductwork and leaving deposits within the Kobe IS2336SQ’s blower motor.

The Kobe IS2336SQ features four 12 volt 20 watt halogen lamps, providing more than enough light for your cook top. The Kobe IS2336SQ provides enough light to almost completely illuminate your kitchen, making it an impressive piece of technology. A four button control panel gives you access to various fan speeds, lighting controls and a time delay shut off feature.

The Kobe IS2336SQ series is available in two sizes: 36”, and 42”. The following models with respective finishes can be purchased online for approximately:

Kobe IS2336SQ 36” Brushed Stainless Steel 400 CFM – $1499.00
Kobe IS2342SQ 42” Brushed Stainless Steel 400 CFM – $1733.00

Kobe RA0236SQB 36″ Wall Mounted Range Hood Review

May 6, 2014 in Blog Posts, Brands, Kobe, Wall Range Hood Reviews

kobe_ra0236s The Kobe RA0236SQB wall range hood features a clean seamless weld design and is made of 100% stainless steel. It has a powerful blower that is rated up to 1000CFM which is suitable for most cooking ventilation demands. The reviewers found the hood to be well made and solid and they liked that it was fairly quiet even while set to a high speed. People also like the clean style of the hood. While you’ll pay a bit of a premium for the Kobe brand name the quality may be worth it in the end.

KOBE CH191 Under Cabinet Range Hood Review

March 19, 2014 in Blog Posts, Brands, Kobe, Under Cabinet Range Hood Reviews

kobe_ch191KOBE CH191 Under Cabinet Range Hood Quick Look:

  • MSRP $1000 – $1310, Average Sale Price $940 – $1235
  • 6 Speed, 760 CFM, 4.7 Noise Level (Sones), Local Blowe
  • Size 30”, 36”, 42”, 48”, 18 Gauge Stainless Steel
  • 2 – (30”, 36”) or 3 – (42”, 48”) 3W LED Bulbs, Stainless Steel Baffle Filters

The Kobe CH191 series under cabinet range hood boasts a stunning, seamless design and a beautiful 18 gauge stainless steel finish. Unlike other under cabinet hoods, the CH191 replaces hard, sharp lines with smooth rounded corners—a compliment rarely attempted by other range hood manufacturers. The CH191’s nouveau design makes it the perfect candidate for just about any kitchen layout.

The CH191 comes fully equipped with a 760 CFM internal blower motor with Vertical Turbine Impellers. The motor is capable of operating at six different speeds, which increases the CH191’s versatility as an invaluable kitchen tool. Kobe offers their unique “QuietMode” technology with the CH191 series range hoods. When QuietMode is engaged, the CH191 produces about 300 CFM of air displacement at a noise level of exactly 1.0 Sones. When operating at full capacity, the noise level only increases to about 4.7 Sones, allowing you to easily converse with guests or family as the CH191 clears your kitchen of smoke, grease, steam and unwanted odors. The Kobe CH191 comes with a pair of dishwasher safe stainless steel baffle filters which efficiently trap rouge particles which rise from your range top or stove.

Kobe has spared no expense on when it comes to the CH191’s impressive technology. A state-of-the-art LED display system gives you access to the hoods six blower speeds, lighting options and power options. The CH191 is one of the few contemporary range hoods to offer full LED lighting as well. Not only are LED lights extremely efficient, but they provide a type of longevity that is unrivaled. Kobe offers two 3 watt LED bulbs in a tri-level lighting configuration on the 30” and 36” models of the CH191, and three 3 watt LED bulbs on the 42” and 48” models.

The Kobe CH191 is extremely versatile. It can either be mounted in an under-cabinet configuration, or a wall mount style with the optional duct cover.

The CH191 is available in four sizes: 30”, 36” 42” and 48” at the following prices:

Kobe 30” wide Under Cabinet Range Hood CH9130SQB-1 – $940

Kobe 36” wide Under Cabinet Range Hood CH9136SQB-1 – $1015

Kobe 42” wide Under Cabinet Range Hood CH9142SQB-1 – $1125

Kobe 48” wide Under Cabinet Range Hood CH9148SQB-1 – $1235

Kobe RA9436SQB Wall Mount Range Hood Review

March 4, 2014 in Blog Posts, Brands, Kobe, Wall Range Hood Reviews

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Kobe RA9436SQB Wall Mount Range Hood Quick Look:

  • MSRP $960 – $1040, Average Sale Price $905 – $975
  • 4 speed, 760 CFM, Noise Level: 4.5 Sones, Local Blower
  • Sizes 30” – 36”, 18-gauge Brushed Stainless Steel
  • 2 – 20w Halogen Lights, Stainless Steel Baffle Filter System

The Kobe RA9436SQB wall mount range hood fuses a uniquely innovative design with a beautiful brushed stainless steel finish. The Kobe RA9436SQB’s elegant contours and firm lines allow it to stand out against other hoods in its price range. If your kitchen needs a touch of modern design, then the Kobe RA94xxSQB series of range hoods is the right choice for you.

The RA9436SQB sports a 760 CFM local blower, making it the perfect addition to any kitchen, professional or domestic. The design of the blower is what lends to the Kobe RA9436SQB’s efficiency. The local blower is comprised of a double horizontal squirrel cage system which enables the hood to quickly and effectively remove grease, dust, smoke and food particles from the area around your stove top. The blower control includes 4 different speeds. At its lowest setting, the Kobe RA9436SQB produces a noise level of approximately 1.5 sones. When the blower is operating at its full 760 CFM, the hood emits about 4.5 sones worth of noise. The Kobe RA9436SQB comes loaded with two dishwasher safe stainless steel baffle filters. The baffle filter design is an important part of trapping grease and other contaminants that may be in the air near your stove top. They’re easy to remove and clean, often requiring little more than soap and warm water.

The Kobe RA9436SQB comes complete with 2 – 20w halogen lights. The soft lighting produced by the hood is perfect for any kitchen area. If you plan on leaving the room after eating, the Kobe RA9436SQB comes complete with a smart delay shut-off system. If you’re energy conscious, then you’ll be intrigued by Kobe’s energy saving standby startup technology. It reduces the amount of electricity required to start the unit allowing for maximum energy conservation. The RA94xxSQB professional range hood series not only delivers where performance is concerned, but offers a range of features not found on many professional range hoods.

The Kobe RA94xxSQB series professional range hood comes in two sizes: The 30” model and the 36” model.

You can typically purchase the Kobe RA9436SQB wall mount hood series at the following prices:

Kobe RA9430SQB 30” wide Range Hood – $905

Kobe RA9436SQB 36” wide Range Hood – $975

Kobe CH191 Collection Under Cabinet Range Hood Review

October 18, 2013 in Brands, Kobe, Under Cabinet Range Hood Reviews

Photo of the Kobe CH191 Collection Under Cabinet Range Hood

Kobe CH191 Collection Under Cabinet Quick Look:

  • MSRP $1000 – $1310,  Average Sale Price $940 – $1235

  • 6 Speed,  760 CFM,  4.7 Noise Level (Sones),  Local Blower

  • Size 30”, 36”, 42”, 48”,  18 Gauge Stainless Steel

  • 2 – (30”, 36”) or 3 – (42”, 48”)  3W LED Bulbs,  Stainless Steel Baffle Filters

Kobe Under Cabinet Range Hood in the CH191 Collection is both stylish and timeless and made from 18 Gauge Commercial Grade Brushed Stainless Steel with a satin finish.  This elegant, seamless design with gently rounded corners will blend beautifully with any kitchen style.

The CH191 Collection features a powerful 760 CFM Internal Blower with twin vertical Turbine Impellers and 6 speeds for quickly cleaning your kitchen of unwanted air contaminants.  Kobe created QuietMode, operating at 300 CFM with a sound level of only 1.0 Sones, allowing you to vent your kitchen and still hold a conversation.  On the highest speed, the noise level is 4.7 Sones.  Dishwasher safe, Stainless Steel Baffle Filters trap airborne cooking pollutants keeping your air fresh and making cleaning your Range Hood a quick and painless process.

High quality six speed electronic push button controls and LED display offer precision when managing your blower, light settings and power control.  Your cooktop will be bathed in the warm glow of two 3 watt LED bulbs with tri-level lighting in the 30” or 36” models, and three LED bulbs in the 42” or 48” models.  A Time Delay system gives a 3 minute automatic delay shutoff and the ECO function turns the Range Hood on every hour for 10 minutes so you can breathe cleaner air without additional ventilation equipment.

This versatile Vent Hood by Kobe can be used for Under-cabinet or as a wall mount style with the optional duct cover.  Kobe CH191 Collection is available in 30”, 36”, 42” or 48” wide models and can be purchased for around:

Kobe 30” wide Under Cabinet Range Hood CH9130SQB-1  -  $940

Kobe 36” wide Under Cabinet Range Hood CH9136SQB-1  -  $1015

Kobe 42” wide Under Cabinet Range Hood CH9142SQB-1  -  $1125

Kobe 48” wide Under Cabinet Range Hood CH9148SQB-1  -  $1235

Kobe CHX303-PDS Brillia Collection Under Cabinet Range Hood Review

October 8, 2013 in Brands, Kobe, Under Cabinet Range Hood Reviews

Photo of the Kobe CHX303-PDS Brillia Collection Under Cabinet Range Hood

Kobe CHX303-PDS Brillia Collection Under-Cabinet Quick Look:

  • MSRP $500 – $570,  Average Sale Price $440 – $480

  • 3 Speed,  290 CFM,  4.0 Noise Level (Sones),  Local Blower

  • Size 30”, 36” ,  19-Gauge Brushed Stainless Steel

  • 2 – 7w CFL Lights,  Aluminum Mesh Filters

The simplistic and elegant look of the CHX30-PDS Under Cabinet Range Hood by Kobe, made from 19-Gauge Brushed Stainless Steel features a seamless, low profile design that will blend beautifully with any kitchen decor.

An Internal Blower with a single Vertical Turbine Impeller will produce 290 CFM of airflow and has 3 speeds to remove the unwanted air contaminants from your kitchen environment.  The combination of both an Aluminum Mesh Grease Filter and the innovative Parametric Panel (in Stainless Steel or Tempered Glass) provides a high level of grease and oil capture.  The advantage of the Parametric Panel is that it improves the effective static air pressure by limiting the space available for air to flow and reduces power consumption.  When the fan is running on high speed, the noise level for this Kobe Under-cabinet Range Hood is 4.0 Sones.

The Brillia Collection features high quality 3 speed mechanical push button controls that offer complete management of your kitchen ventilation at the touch of a button.  Dual 7 Watt Fluorescent bulbs will bathe your cooktop in a cool glow and deliver plenty of lighting.  This Under Cabinet Range Hood can be converted to a recirculating system with the addition of charcoal filters.

Kobe CHX303-PDS Brillia Collection Under-cabinet Range Hood is available in 30” or 36” models and can be purchased in either size for approximately:

Kobe Brilla Series 30” Under Cabinet Hood CHX3030PDS-SC  -  $440

Kobe Brilla Series 36” Under Cabinet Hood CHX3036PDS-SC  -  $480