VIKING VBCV60381 Wall Mount Range Hood Review

March 20, 2014 in Blog Posts, Brands, Viking, Wall Range Hood Reviews

viking_vbcv60381Viking VBCV60381 Wall Mount Range Hood Quick Look:

  • MSRP N/A, Average Sale Price (Hood Only) $1090 – $1480
  • Variable Speed, 900 – 1500 CFM, Local, In-Line or Exterior Blower sold separately
  • Sizes 36”, 42”, 48”, 60”, 66”, Brushed Stainless Steel
  • 2 -(36”,42”), 3 -(48”) or 4 -(60”,66”) 50w Halogen Lights, Heat Lamps, Stainless Steel Baffle Filters

The Viking VBCV60381 wall mount range hood insert is fully capable of making your kitchen look the way you’ve always wanted it to. Whether you have a pre-existing range hood that needs an upgrade, or you simply want to install a new hood all together, the Viking VBCV60381 professional custom series hood insert will do the trick. Packed with a multitude of options, it’s ready to tackle whatever you can throw at it.

Depending on how you want to setup the Viking VBCV60381’s blower system, you can choose from a few different options. You can choose to install a 1200 CFM Internal blower locally, or within the hood itself, or a 1200 CFM in-line blower in your attic area, or between roof joists. In addition to these locations, Viking offers an additional blower motor which can be installed on your rooftop, or on the exterior of your home. Dishwasher-safe Stainless steel baffle filters (included) are used to ensure that smoke and grease particles are efficiently removed from your vent exhaust.

A central control panel gives you access to variable fan speeds and lighting options. Two 50 watt halogen lights are available in the 36” and 42” models, while 3 halogen lights are available in the 48” and 4 in the 60 and 66” models. Heat lamp options are available in all model sizes as well as heat sensor technology.

The Viking VBCVxx381 Professional Custom Series wall mount range hood insert is available in the following sizes for the following prices:

Viking 36” Professional Custom Insert VBCV36381 – $1090

Viking 42” Professional Custom Insert VBCV42381 – $1150

Viking 48” Professional Custom Insert VBCV48381 – $1250

Viking 60” Professional Custom Insert VBCV60381 – $1420

Viking 66” Professional Custom Insert VBCV66381 – $1480

Blowers are sold separately and are available for around the following prices:

Internal/Local Blower with 1200 CFM VINV1200 – $840

In-Line Blower with 900 CFM DIL900 – $830

In-Line Blower with 1200 CFM DIL1200 – $1090

External Blower with 900 CFM DEV900 – $830

External Blower with 1200 CFM DEV1200 – $1000

External Blower with 1500 CFM DEV1500 – $1180

Viking Pro VBCV-381 Insert Range Hood Review

July 24, 2013 in Brands, Range Hood Insert Reviews, Viking

Photo of the Viking Pro VBCV-381 Insert Range Hood

Viking Pro VBCV-381 Insert Range Hood Quick Look:

  • MSRP N/A, Average Sale Price (Hood Only) $1090 – $1480

  • Variable Speed, 900 – 1500 CFM, Local, In-Line or Exterior Blower sold separately

  • Sizes 36”, 42”, 48”, 60”, 66”, Brushed Stainless Steel

  • 2 -(36”,42”), 3 -(48”) or 4 -(60”,66”) 50w Halogen Lights, Heat Lamps, Stainless Steel Baffle Filters

Viking Professional Custom Series VBCV-381 Wall Mount Range Hood Insert completes your professional kitchen cooking design elements by silently subduing even the most pungent cooking aromas.  Installed inside a Custom made Range Hood, this seamlessly designed Brushed Stainless Steel Insert will add form and function to the finest of kitchens.

The Viking Professional Insert gives you the option of a 1200 CFM  Internal Blower installed locally within the insert, a 1200 CFM In-Line Blower installed between joists or in the attic and a  900, 1200 or 1500 CFM External Blower installed on the exterior of the home or on the rooftop.  The blowers are sold separately giving you the freedom to choose the venting power and installation options that will best suit your cooking style.  Commercial grade Stainless Steel Baffle filters are superior to Mesh filters at collecting heated vapors and airborne grease, but dirty filters are not a problem as they can easily be removed and placed in a dishwasher.

The knob and switch panel controls the variable speed Fan for custom venting and with a separate on/off switch, it allows you to leave the Blower on your favorite setting.  Two 50 watt Halogen lights in the 36” and 42” size, 3 lights in the 48” model and 4 Halogen bulbs with the 60” and 66” models are fully dimmable and provide excellent visibility and efficiency. This Insert by Viking also features 1 heat lamp in the  36” and 42” size and 2 infrared heat lamps in the larger sizes.  A heat sensor turns the ventilator on full power when cooking temperatures reach uncomfortable levels.

 

Viking Professional VBCV-381 Insert is available in 36”, 42”, 48”, 60” and 66” wide sizes and can be purchased in each size for about:

Viking 36” Professional Custom Insert VBCV36381  -  $1090

Viking 42” Professional Custom Insert VBCV42381  -  $1150

Viking 48” Professional Custom Insert VBCV48381  -  $1250

Viking 60” Professional Custom Insert VBCV60381  -  $1420

Viking 66” Professional Custom Insert VBCV66381  -  $1480

 

Blowers are sold separately and are available for around the following prices:

Internal/Local Blower with 1200 CFM  VINV1200 – $840

In-Line Blower with 900 CFM  DIL900  -   $830

In-Line Blower with 1200 CFM  DIL1200  -  $1090

 

External Blower with 900 CFM  DEV900  -  $830

External Blower with 1200 CFM  DEV1200  -  $1000

External Blower with 1500 CFM  DEV1500  -  $1180

 

Viking Professional Series VCWH-48 Wall Range Hood

July 8, 2013 in Brands, Viking, Wall Range Hood Reviews

Photo of the Viking Professional Series VCWH-48 Wall Range Hood

Viking Professional Series VCWH-48 Hood Quick Look:

  • MSRP N/A, Average Sales Price $1400 – $2400 (Hood only, no blower)

  • Variable Speed, Blower sold separately; Local, In-Line or Exterior

  • Sizes 30”, 36”, 42”, 48”, 60”,  20-Gauge Brushed Stainless Steel

  • 2 (30”,36”,42”), 3 (48”) or 4 (60”) Halogen Lights, Stainless Steel Baffle Filters

 

The Viking Pro Series VCWH-48 Chimney Wall Range Hood completes your professional kitchen cooking design elements with form and function. A 100% Stainless Steel canopy and liner create clean lines and beautiful contour in a seamless, heavy duty construction.

The Blowers are sold separately allowing you choose from either interior, in-line or exterior ventilators ranging from 600 CFM in an interior Blower to 1200 CFM in an in-line or exterior Blower. All fans work with variable speed controls for custom venting. A separate on/off switch will allow you to leave your fan at your favorite setting. Viking uses a commercial-type Stainless Steel Baffle Filter system that efficiently removes grease and heated vapors from the air. Removable and dishwasher safe Baffle filters and grease tray make cleanup quick and easy.

Bright Halogen bulbs provide better visibility and efficiency with 2 bulbs in 30”, 36” and 42” wide models, 3 bulbs in the 48” and 4 Halogen light bulbs in the 60 inch wide model. The dimmer switch on the control panel allows custom lighting and a separate on/off switch lets you keep the intensity from your last setting. The VCWH-48 series comes standard with 1 Heat Lamp in the 30”, 36” and 42” models and 2 Heat Lamps in the 48” and 60” size. Another Viking feature is the Heat Sensor which turns the Blower on full power when cooking temperatures reach uncomfortable levels.

This Viking Pro Series is available in 30”, 36”, 42, 48” and 60 inch wide sizes. An adjustable duct cover comes standard with the Range Hood and fits ceilings from 8’ to 9 feet high. Viking also offers this model in Black, White or Custom Colors.

You can purchase the Viking Professional Series Chimney Wall Range Hood Model VCWH-48 with Stainless Steel finish in each size for around:

Viking 30” wide Professional Series  VCWH3048SS –  $1400

Viking 36” wide Professional Series  VCWH3648SS –  $1500

Viking 42” wide Professional Series  VCWH4248SS –  $1620

Viking 48” wide Professional Series  VCWH4848SS –  $1800

Viking 60” wide Professional Series  VCWH6048SS –  $2400

 

Internal Blower Prices Range from $600-$900

In-Line Blowers are available and this model is compatible with many In-line blowers and roof top blowers.

 

Viking Professional Series Island Range Hood Review

June 17, 2013 in Brands, Island Range Hood Reviews, Viking

 Photo of the Viking Professional Series Island Hood

Viking Professional Series Island Hood Quick Look:

  • MSRP N/A, Average Sales Price $2200 – $3500 (Hood Only, No Blower or chimney)

  • Variable Speed, Blower sold separately, Blower options: Local, Inline or Exterior

  • Sizes 36”, 42”, 54”, 66”, Stainless Steel

  • 4 – (36”, 42”), 6 (54”), 8 (66”) Halogen Lights, Stainless Steel Baffle Filters

 

The Viking Pro Series VCIH Island Range Hood completes your commercial style kitchen cooking design with form and function. This chimney Island Range Hood gracefully descends from your ceiling without requiring any wall mount. A Heavy duty 100% Stainless Steel canopy and liner create clean lines and beautiful contour in a seamless construction.

Viking Range Hood Canopies do not include blowers which are sold separately. This allows you to choose any of the available Local, In-line or Exterior Blower Motors ranging from 600 CFM in a Local Blower, up to 1200 CFM for an In-line Fan, and 1500 CFM in an exterior (Roof Top/Wall Mounted) Blower.  A separate on/off switch will allow you to leave your fan at your favorite setting. All fans work with variable speed controls for custom venting. Noise level or Sone ratings are not available for this model. Viking uses a professional-type Stainless Steel Baffle Filter system that effectively removes unwanted grease and heated vapors from the air. Easily removable and dishwasher safe Baffle filters and grease tray make cleanup quick and simple.

Bright Halogen bulbs provide all the illumination you need above your cooktop with 4 bulbs in the 36” and 42” wide models, 6 bulbs in the 48” and 8 Halogen light bulbs in the 66” inch wide model. The control panel is located under the hood and has a dimmer switch which allows custom lighting with a separate on/off switch letting you keep the intensity from your last setting.  Another Viking feature is the Heat Sensor which turns the Blower on high when cooking temperatures reach excessive levels.

This Viking Island Pro Range Hood Series is available in 36”, 42”, 54” and 66 inch wide sizes. An adjustable duct cover is required, must be bought separately and fits ceilings up to 10’ feet high. Viking also offers this model in Black, White or Custom Colors.

You can purchase the Professional Series VCIH Island Range Hood by Viking for the prices listed below. Prices reflect the Stainless Steel finish in each size and do not include the Adjustable Duct Cover or Blower.

 

Viking Professional Series 36” Island Hood VCIH3608SS  - $2200

Viking Professional Series 42” Island Hood VCIH4208SS  - $2400

Viking Professional Series 54” Island Hood VCIH5408SS  - $3375

Viking Professional Series 66” Island Hood VCIH6608SS  - $3500

 

Viking Vent Hood Blower prices range from:

Internal 600 CFM Blower –     $450

Inline 1200 CFM Blower  -     $1080

External 1500  CFM Blower – $1110

Viking Chimney Island Hood Duct covers cost between $430 – $750

Viking Professional Series VWH 481x Review

April 12, 2013 in Brands, Range Hood Review, Viking, Wall Range Hood Reviews

Photo of the Viking Professional Series VWH 481x Wall Range Hood

Viking Professional Series VWH  481x Quick Look

  • MSRP N/A, Average Sales Price $1150 – $2100

  • Variable Speed, Blower sold separately

  • Sizes 30”, 36”, 42”, 48”, 60”, Stainless Steel interior

  • 2-(30”-42”) or 3-(48”, 60”) 50w Halogen Lights, Baffle Filters

Viking delivers performance, professionalism and style with their Viking Professional Series VWH-481x. The virtually seamless design is both modern and bold with heavy duty construction. This series is available in Stainless Steel, black, white or custom colors. You choose the look and blower power you want to match your cooking environment.

The Viking Professional Series allows you to choose from interior, exterior or in-line ventilators starting at 300 CFM up to 1500 CFM (Blowers sold separately). A commercial type baffle filter system efficiently removes grease and heat from the air with a removable trough which catches liquefied grease. Dishwasher safe baffle filters and trough are easily removed making cleanup quick and easy.

Equipped with two (30”, 36”, 42”) or three (48”, 60”)50 watt Halogen lights creates better visibility and efficiency. A dimmer knob on the control panel allows you custom lighting with a separate on/off switch to  let you leave the dimmer at your favorite level. Viking features a heat sensor thermostat that turns on or speeds up the blower when it senses excessive heat above the cook surface. Each wall hood is equipped with one or two heat lamp outlets designated by an x at the end of the model number (heat lamps sold separately).

The Viking Professional VWH  481x Wall Range Hood Series comes in 5 sizes; 30”, 36”, 42”, 48” and 60”. Ventilation will be determined by the type of blower you purchase either interior(local), in-line or exterior.

The price you pay for this hood will be determined by the size and finish you choose. Here are the average sales price for the Viking Professional Series VWH 481x Wall Range Hood Series, with heat lamp outlets.

VWH30481x  30” from $1150 – $1450

VWH36481x  36” from $1200 – $1500

VWH42481x  42” from $1320 – $1650

VWH48481x  48” from $1600 – $2000

VWH60481x  60” from $2100 – $2500

** Remember the Blower and heat lamps are sold separately and is not reflected in the price shown.