Duxtop 8100MC Review | Portable Induction Cooktop Countertop Burner

Gas cooktops are extremely popular; however induction cooktops are slowly taking over the kitchen.

Why is this?

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Well, induction cooktops are more efficient to use, saving you time, energy, and money. This sounds pretty fantastic to me!

But what’s next, there must be hundreds of options on the market. You’re right about that, and that is why I did my research to find some quality induction cooktops.

During this research I came across the 1800-watt Portable Induction Cooktop Countertop Burner 8100mc from Duxtop.

This feature rich countertop burner promises to take your cooking to the next level, so that you can easily whip up a delicious meal without using your stovetop. I know you are interested in knowing more about this induction cooktop, and that is why we will review it below.

Who is it made for?

The 8100mc is a versatile cooktop, which can be used when you are entertaining guests. This stylish cooktop is great for your dining room, outdoor cooking space, kitchen, small apartment, student dorm, boat, and even your camper.

Duxtop 8100MC Review: 1800-Watt Cooktop Countertop Burner

Features of the Duxtop 8100MC Cooktop Countertop Burner:

Quality Design

The Duxtop 8100mc is an elegantly designed induction cooktop that screams of quality. The first thing you will notice is the digital control panel, which is user friendly. There is also an inbuilt countdown timer which can be programmed up to 170 minutes, for your cooking convenience. When it comes to the cooking functions of the induction cooktop, you will find 10 power levels and 10 temperature options ranging from 140F to 460F.

Auto Pan Detection

Safety should be a priority when it comes to your induction cooktop, and that is why Duxtop has outfitted the 8100mc with auto-pan detection. This safety feature will automatically shut off the cooktop after 60 seconds if no cookware is being used. This extended duration means that you can drain or flip your cookware without worrying that the cooktop will turn off.

Easy to Use

Your cookware should always be easy to use; otherwise you will be left frustrated. When it comes to the Duxtop 8100mc, you will be happy to know that the cooktop automatically adjusts to the size of your cookware base. This ensures that energy is not wasted heating up a big area when only a small pan is being used. The cooktop is therefore fast, efficient, safe, and easy to use.


Convenience should also be a priority when selecting your induction cooktop. That is why the Duxtop 8100mc has been designed to be easy to install and even easier to use. Cleaning only requires a damp cloth, which is another convenient feature. The lightweight, compact, and easy to handle cooktop is also easy to move around, meaning that you can take it with you when you travel.


      • Works efficiently
      • Heats up quickly
      • The unit stays warm when it is on; only the pot gets hot
      • Stable
      • Range of cooking temperatures
      • Quieter than most microwaves


  • Concentrates heat in the center of the pan
  • Will take some time for you to get a hang of how it works

Features at a Glance:

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How big of a pot can you put on the Duxtop countertop burner?

A. This cooking top measures 10.5-inches by 10.5-inches, while the burner is an 8-inch diameter circle. You can use pots up to 12-inches; however, you should know that a pot/skillet of this size will extend over the control panel. I would therefore advise you to go with a pot/skillet that is 10-inches and less.

Q. Will the oil maintain an accurate temperature when you are deep frying food?

A. Yes. The cooktop is precise, and once you have achieved the temperature you desireyour oil will maintain that temperature.

Q. Does the induction cooktop make a buzzing sound?

A. Yes, clad cookware makes a high pitched noise when being used. This is normal, and should not worry you.

P.S. The Duxtop 1800 is much quieter than most induction cooktops, so you don’t have to worry about the noise produce by the clad cookware that you use.

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While the Duxtop 8100mc does take some getting used to, it is a safe and efficient induction cooktop that can be used for a variety of cooking situations. So if you are looking for a versatile induction cooktop, I would definitely recommend the 8100mc.

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