iSiLER Portable Induction Cooktop (Review)

iSiLER CHK-CCA02 is portable induction cooktop that’s compatible with magnetic bottom cookware that’s 3.9 to 8.6 inches in diameter (10 to 22 centimeters). iSiLER induction cooktop has adjustable temperature range 140 to 460°F (60 to 238°C) as well adjustable power (100 to 1800W).

Cooking with iSiLER CHK-CCA02 Portable Induction Cooktop

The main advantages of induction cooktops are that they heat up very fast and are energy efficient. This is the case for iSiLER CHK-CCA02 as well. It cooks well and brings a pot of water to boil significantly faster than conventional electric stovetop.

The actual heat coil seems to be about 6 inches in diameter which means if you use cookware that’s larger than that you might notice a bit less heat on the outside of the pan than center.

Overall iSiLER induction cooktop cooks fast and most of the time evenly as well (as mentioned previously there might be a bit less heat on the outside of your pan depending on its diameter). It doesn’t however perform significantly differently when compared to other induction cooktops. Most of them are very similar with very minor differences.

Magnetic Cookware

iSiLER CHK-CCA02 is an induction cooktop which means it will only work with magnetic cookware like cast iron, iron, magnetic steel, enameled iron or stainless steel with magnetic bottom. It will not work with cookware made out of glass, ceramic, copper, aluminum or non-magnetic stainless steel (18/10, 18/8) bottom.

You can perform a very simple test to check if your cookware is magnetic. If magnet sticks to the bottom of it that means it should be compatible with induction cooking.


Like other induction cooktops iSiLER CHK-CCA02 is also equipped with a fan that keeps running while you are cooking (and a little bit after you finish too to properly cool down the unit). The fan does create some noise. It’s not very loud but some might find it a bit infuriating before they get used to it.

Control Panel

iSiLER induction cooktop is equipped with 6 touch-sensitive buttons “Child lock”, “Timer”, “-“, “+”, “Function” and “On/Off” and a small display screen that shows selected temperature or power settings.

Temperature can be adjusted in 20°F increments from 140 to 460°F. Alternatively you can adjust power output in 100 watt increments from 100W to 1800W.

Timer can be set up for up to 3 hours which should be long enough for most of the cooking.


iSiLER CHK-CCA02 works like induction cooktop is supposed to work but it’s not significantly different that competition. Most portable induction cooktops for sale are very similar to each other.

iSiLER Portable Induction Cooktop Specifications:

  • Type: Induction
  • Voltage: 120V
  • Frequency: 50/60Hz
  • Power range: 100 to 1800W
  • Temperature range: 140 to 460°F (60-238°C)
  • Compatible cookware diameter: 3.9 to 8.6 inches (10 to 22 centimeters)
  • Burner diameter: 6.7 inches
  • Power cable length: 3.9 feet (1.2 meters)
  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 11.6’’ x 14.2’’ x 2.2’’ inches (29.5 cm x 36 cm x 5.7cm)
  • Weight: 5.7 lb (2.6kg)

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