Allpax SV2 - Profi Sous Vide Thermostat

Test 06/2019

  • Allpax SV2 - Profi Sous Vide Thermostat - front
  • Allpax SV2 - Profi Sous Vide Thermostat - back
  • Allpax SV2 - Profi Sous Vide Thermostat - boxed
  • Allpax SV2 - Profi Sous Vide Thermostat - anwendung
  • Allpax SV2 - Profi Sous Vide Thermostat - detail
  • Allpax SV2 - Profi Sous Vide Thermostat - display
  • Allpax SV2 - Profi Sous Vide Thermostat - ganz
  • Allpax SV2 - Profi Sous Vide Thermostat - knopf
  • Allpax SV2 - Profi Sous Vide Thermostat - schraube
  • Allpax SV2 - Profi Sous Vide Thermostat - side
Test seal: Allpax SV2 - Profi Sous Vide Thermostat, Rating 9.2

last modified: 08.10.2019, 13:40

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All rating criteria details:

Handling 30%
Precision 30%
Safety 15%
Volume 15%
Workmanship 10%
Tested by: Johanna


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The Allpax SV2 - Profi Sous Vide Thermostat is easy to use, heating fast and maintaining a good temperature. However, it is quite large and the timer already runs off while the water is being heated.


  • Quick reaching of the set temperature
  • Good temperature maintenance
  • Quiet
  • Easy handling
  • Large display


  • Big
  • Timer starts before set temperature is reached

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An easy to use and large thermostat with good temperature maintenance.

The Allpax Sous Vide Thermostat
The Allpax Sous Vide Thermostat

The Allpax SV2 - Profi Sous Vide Thermostat has a simple design with an angled display and a black type of the settings. It is quite big and a bit bulky.


The thermostat is clamped to the container with a fixing strap. This can be adjusted in height with a button and tightened with a screw. Because of this and because of its width, it sits firmly and securely in the container. The container must have a minimum height of 15 cm for the thermostat to fit into the container.

The fixing strap can be adjusted in height
The fixing strap can be adjusted in height

The screw ensures a tight fit
The screw ensures a tight fit

The thermostat switches on automatically as soon as the power plug of the device is plugged in.

On the top of the display the actual temperature of the water is shown, below the set temperature and below the set time. Temperature and time can be set with the +/- buttons next to the display. Use the button in the upper right corner to switch between Celsius and Fahrenheit. Once you have made all the settings, place your vacuumed food in the water and press the start button. Once you have started the thermostat, the timer runs out, unlike the other sous-vide sticks, where the timer only starts when the target temperature is reached and only then the food is inserted. This ensures that you can set exactly the right cooking time and that the food is cooked continuously at the right temperature, which is not possible with this thermostat.

The display
The display is glowing in black and white

The thermostat needs 9:13 minutes to heat the room temperature warm water to the set temperature (test: 60°), which is comparatively quickly.

The cooking process can be stopped at any time with the stop button. As soon as the timer has passed, a signal tone sounds which does not switch off until the stop button is pressed. The thermostat maintains the temperature until you press the stop button.

The thermostat has a comfortable volume of 43 dBA.

The thermostat in action
The thermostat in action

Temperature maintenance

The thermostat is able to maintain the set target temperature with a deviation of +/- 0.1°. At the beginning, the temperature changes more strongly up to +/- 0.4°. After a few minutes, there are no higher changes than +/- 0.1°.


The thermostat has a temperature range from 5° to 99° and can be set in 0.1° steps. The time range is 0 to 99 hours and can be set in minute units.

The display shows both the actual temperature and the set temperature.

The end of the cooking process is announced by a signal tone. The thermostat must then be switched off as it does not stop heating by itself.

We have evaluated almost 4 customer ratings on the Internet. In summary it can be said that About 75 percent of the buyers are satisfied (4 stars) or even very satisfied (5 stars). Partially (2 stars) or completely dissatisfied are about 25 percent of the users. The average score at the time of evaluation was 3.8 out of 5 stars.

Summary: 75% positive and 25% negative ratings

The following points were positively noted:

  • Simple operation
  • Quiet
  • Good cooking result

The following points were noted negatively:

  • Not long-lasting
Manufacturer Allpax
EAN 4250524868150
Temperature maintenance +/- 0,1 °C
Minimum height of the pot 15 cm
Power consumption 0.319 kWh
Quality impression Good
Packaging Good
Scope of delivery Sous vide stick, operating instructions
Quality of instructions Good
Manual language DE
Width 14 cm
Height 32,5 cm
Depth 14 cm
Weight 2020 g
Length of the power cable 1,20 m
Power in Watt 1500
Automatic switch-off No
Highest temperature 99 °C
Minimum temperature 5 °C
Timer 0-99 h
Additional warranty
Volume 43 dB

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Is it possible to set a start time for the device in advance?
No, only the cooking time can be set. The start must be activated by the user.
How do I clean the device?
The device cannot be cleaned in a dishwasher. To clean, wipe only with a towel and, if necessary, place in a mild descaling bath.


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