Can anyone recommend any electric plinth heaters? Myson Kickspace?

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Hi
I'm looking to install a couple of electric-only plinth heaters in my kitchen, and would be very grateful of any recommendations.
There appears to be a massive price range from about £50 to £200 for a unit, and I wondered what you get for your money?

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I'm looking to install a couple of electric-only plinth heaters in my kitchen, and would be very grateful of any recommendations. There appears to be a massive price range from about £50 to £200 for a unit, and I wondered what you get for your money?
What you get for your money is, in most cases, essentially a basic fan heater. Albeit a fair while ago, I've only ever used cheap ones, and they seem to do the job fine. It's quite difficult (at least, for me!) to see what functionality could be included to justify a high price.

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I do know what people mean when they use the word.

I also know it is not in the Shorter OED, the Oxford English Reference Dictionary, or the Collins English Dictionary 21st Century Edition.

I suspect, verging on am certain, that it was invented by some marketing idiot and is another of the many shameful examples of marketing idiots inventing bogus "scientific" sounding words in order to hoodwink the gullible into thinking that their product is in a meaningful way more advanced than those of their competitors.
 
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I am not claiming that use of the word is not widespread.

And I doubt that complaining to the OED about their shameful collusion in the debasement of the language by idiots and ignorami will do any good.
 
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And I doubt that complaining to the OED about their shameful collusion in the debasement of the language by idiots and ignorami will do any good.
You're probably right - but I doubt even more that moaning about it here will "do any good", unless you perceive some benefit to yourself in so doing!

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It does no harm to remind people of the constant need to consider if they are using real words, or terms, or using them correctly, etc.
 
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It does no harm to remind people of the constant need to consider if they are using real words, or terms, or using them correctly, etc.

Would you include the use of the words "electronic transformer" instead of the correct term "switch mode power supply" in that?
 
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As said with electric it is simply a fan heater, as with any fan heater it is the fan which is most likely to fail, so it needs some safety system to ensure the element switches off should the fan fail, normally a thermal fuse, which is not really a user replaceable part so the better the fan the longer it lasts.

My Myson is also hydraulic i.e. a heated liquid is circulated from a central liquid heating device. I normally call it a boiler, however if it did boil the water I would need to get it repaired or replaced. I use water but it could be any liquid worked in one place where it used oil and a water and inhibitor mix is quite normal. hydraulic is in my dictionary. I will guess it is a Latin word so likely a few different spellings.

The Myson I use is in the living room, there is a variable speed fan set to a slow speed because of the noise. During the day one does not hear it running, but at night when ambulant noise is low then it seems very loud and we have to turn up TV volume to compensate. It is now 30 years old so has stud the test of time. However the fan has stopped and I have needed to add a drop or two of oil through the years to get it running again. If it had been electric it would have blown the thermal fuse so would have likely been thrown out.
 
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