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Please help with Anova

Just got everything set for a trial "dry" run. Every time I plug the unit it, it makes a faint zapping or similar electrical noise, sorta like a bug hitting one of those purple bug lights. The screen flashes on, then off for a split sec, then stays on. It's running right now and seems ok. Is that the normal behavior when first turning it on?
LBGE 4/2012, MBGE 6/2012 & Mini 11/2013
Rome, GA
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  • jtippersjtippers Posts: 509
    Mine does the same thing... Works like a charm. :)
    LBGE April 2011 • SBGE December 2012 •  XLBGE December 2013
    Location: Jasper, Georgia
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  • Thanks. Hopefully that doesn't mean we BOTH got defects...LOL. I'll prolly still call them tomorrow to be sure
    LBGE 4/2012, MBGE 6/2012 & Mini 11/2013
    Rome, GA
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  • jtippersjtippers Posts: 509
    Ok, please let me know how they respond... I'll be curious what they say.
    LBGE April 2011 • SBGE December 2012 •  XLBGE December 2013
    Location: Jasper, Georgia
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  • will do!
    LBGE 4/2012, MBGE 6/2012 & Mini 11/2013
    Rome, GA
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  • SkiddymarkerSkiddymarker Posts: 6,458
    edited November 2013
    Pick mine up tomorrow - thanks for the post, I know what to expect - maybe. 
    @krobertsman - if you find something out would appreciate the info, thanks!
    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
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  • I called Anova and they say this is normal, "everything is turning on". I wonder why other electrical devices turn on smoothly...It is covered by 1 yr warranty as they reminded me. Hopefully it will be fine.
    LBGE 4/2012, MBGE 6/2012 & Mini 11/2013
    Rome, GA
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  • jtippersjtippers Posts: 509
    Thanks! That is good to know. I had assumed that was the case, but I am glad to have the reassurance!
    LBGE April 2011 • SBGE December 2012 •  XLBGE December 2013
    Location: Jasper, Georgia
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  • BigWaderBigWader Posts: 573
    How is everyone liking the Anova?  That's what is top of my Christmas list.  Hope I'm not making a mistake. 

     

    Large BGE

     

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  • jtippersjtippers Posts: 509
    I still love mine!
    LBGE April 2011 • SBGE December 2012 •  XLBGE December 2013
    Location: Jasper, Georgia
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  • "Dry" run went well. It took about 15 min to reach 145 temp. It kept temp firmly on 145 for sev hrs. I will try a real cook in a couple days
    LBGE 4/2012, MBGE 6/2012 & Mini 11/2013
    Rome, GA
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  • I got mine Tuesday....made chicken breasts from Frozen.  They had a good flavor, and better than usual consistency, but we weren't impressed.   I guess I'm cleaning out the freezer because some thin pork-chops are on the agenda tonight and some round steaks tomorrow night that my wife bought (she thought they were ribeyes,  I didn't marry her for her cow acumen apparently).   I can't wait to put fresh food in it come the weekend.

    I did cook greenbeans and broccoli, at 180 for one hour....I found them "Snappy" and with good flavor but they looked like I had steamed the crap out of them (ie dull, dark green in color)

    Oh well, that's my 2 day old experience with my Anova, thought I'd share
    LBGE and Primo XL Plano TX All right all right alllll riight
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  • BigWaderBigWader Posts: 573

    @Angus1978 - love it thanks... good or bad I appreciate the feedback and any tips you learn.  I need a couple sure fire winners out of the gate if it does show up from Santa.  Wife is a little skeptical of my desire for another kitchen gadget.

     

    Large BGE

     

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  • RaymontRaymont Posts: 253

    I think a filet done for 2 hours at 130 degrees then seared with montreal seasoning on the egg is great starter. Chicken breasts followed with some seasoning (Tsunami spin is good) then sear is also good.

    @Angus - your comment on veggies getting wierd color is spot on. I have yet to learn which veggies would be best compltimented by the SV.

    Small & Large BGE

    Nashville, TN

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  • Best veggie has been the common carrot. I have done three cooks, all with carrots so I'm not really being too objective here, temps were 183º and 189º. We liked the 189º so we used it twice. 

    Setting up for some chicken this weekend. 
    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
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