Surface go 2: Surface Go 2: Compact Light Laptop

Surface Go 2: Compact Light Laptop

Connect from wherever you need to work with this compact 2-in-1. This lightweight business laptop and tablet empowers employees to get the job done with the full power of Windows 10.


Surface Go 2

  • Bigger, brighter

    PixelSense™ Display

  • Up to 8th Gen Intel®

    Core™ m3

  • Starting at

    1.2 lb
    not including Type Cover

  • Always-connected

    4G LTE
    with LTE Advanced1

Tech specs

9. 65-inch x 6.9-inch x 0.33-inch (245 mm x 175 mm x 8.3 mm)



  • eMMC drive: 64GB (Wi-Fi)
  • Solid-state drive (SSD): 128GB (Wi-Fi or LTE)
  • 256GB (LTE)
  • Screen: 10.5-inch PixelSense™ Display
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1280 (220 PPI) resolution
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Contrast ratio: 1500:1
  • 10 point multi-touch
  • Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3
Battery life


Up to 10 hours of typical device usage


4GB or 8GB RAM


Intel® UHD Graphics 615

  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ m3 Processor
  • Intel® Pentium® Gold Processor 4425Y
  • 1 x USB-C®
  • 3. 5 mm headphone jack
  • 1 x Surface Connect port
  • Surface Type Cover Port
  • MicroSDXC Card Reader
  • Nano SIM tray
  • TPM 2.0 for enterprise security
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in
  • Windows enhanced hardware security
Cameras, video and audio
  • Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)
  • 5.0MP front-facing camera with 1080p HD video
  • 8.0MP rear-facing auto-focus camera with 1080p HD video
  • Enhanced dual far-field Studio Mics
  • 2W stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™ Premium
  • Windows 10 Pro
  • Preloaded Microsoft 365 Apps6
  • Microsoft 365 Business Standard, Microsoft 365 Business Premium, or Microsoft 365 Apps 30-day trial7
  • Wi-Fi: IEEE 802. 11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax compatible
  • Bluetooth Wireless 5.0 technology
  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X16 LTE modem
  • Up to 600 Mbps LTE Advanced1 with nanoSIM support. Bands supported: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66
  • Assisted GPS and GLONASS support
  • eSIM support
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Magnetometer
  • NFC
  • Casing: Magnesium
  • Color: Silver
  • Physical buttons: Volume, Power
What’s in the box
  • Surface Go 2
  • Power Supply
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents


1-year limited hardware warranty



Wi-Fi: 1. 2 lb (544 g)
LTE Advanced: 1.22 lb (553 g)

More from the Go you know

The latest generation of our lightest 2-in-1 to empower your employees. Surface Go 2 has faster multitasking, a larger and brighter screen in the same compact size, and eSIM to help get the job done, wherever employees need to work.

Up to 8th Gen Intel® Core™ m3 Processor
Larger, brighter 10.5-inch touchscreen display
Embedded SIM (eSIM) or physical SIM
Comes with Advanced Exchange
Enhanced dual far-field Studio Mics
All-day battery life

2 plus Fast Charging with Surface Dock8

Ready to get it done

Equip employees with a compact, lightweight device in hand, wherever they work. From engaging customers with a business tablet with Pen8 to checking email in the field on an easy-to-carry laptop, Surface Go 2 adapts to all the tasks your employees take on.

A lightweight business laptop

Check email, give presentations, and type meeting notes when you pair Surface Go 2 with Surface Go Signature Type Cover.8

A compact, Pen-enabled portable studio

Write and draw at a natural angle when you ink with Surface Pen.8

A tablet for working anywhere with 4G LTE

Tackle in-the-field tasks on this business tablet. Wi-Fi comes standard, while fast 4G LTE is optional.

Meet the needs of your business

Keep devices in the field secure with updates via Microsoft Endpoint Manager,8 restrict access to only the apps your customers or employees need, and find custom-designed accessories for every task.

Push updates anytime, anywhere

Custom accessories your business needs

Stay on task with the apps they need

eSIM enables IT to bulk provision cellular data plans and keep devices in the field secure with updates via Microsoft Endpoint Manager. 8

A rich catalog of accessories designed for Surface Go offers diverse solutions. Find ruggedized cases, vehicle mounts, and mobile POS systems.⁸

Kiosk Mode enables you to restrict access to only the apps and tools your customers and employees need most.

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Starting at $449.99

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  • 1. Touch and ink

    Write naturally with Surface Pen,8 a fluid digital inking experience that feels like pen on paper.

  • 2.

    Studio Mics and full HD cameras

    Be heard and look your best in Microsoft Teams8 virtual meetings with enhanced dual far-field Studio Mics and full HD front- and rear-facing cameras.

  • 3. Innovative, built-in Kickstand

    Open the Kickstand for a full laptop experience, lower it to the perfect angle for writing and drawing with Surface Pen,8 and fold it closed when you need a tablet.

  • 4. USB-C® port

    Connect to displays, docking stations and more, and charge accessories.

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Simple deployment and unified management

Improve IT efficiency and reduce overhead and support costs with devices that optimize Microsoft software in the environments your apps are deployed.

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Microsoft Protection Plans help you maximize your investment in Surface so you can hit the ground running and stay productive when issues arise.


Which Windows? You decide

Whether you’re still invested in Windows 10 or are ready to introduce Windows 11 to your workforce, you have choices. Both options are available for Surface Go 2.


Designed for the modern workplace

The Surface for Business portfolio delivers experiences employees love with the choice and flexibility they need to work on their terms.

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Surface accessories

Most Surface accessories are universal, compatible across generations. The investment you make in accessories is designed to last.



Accessories designed for Surface Go
Get a full laptop experience with Surface Go Signature Type Cover8 and Surface Mobile Mouse,8 and ink naturally with Surface Pen.8

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    System software and updates use significant storage space. Available storage is subject to change based on system software and updates and apps usage. 1 GB = 1 billion bytes. 1 TB = 1,000 GB. See Surface Storage for more details.
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    Surface Go 2 battery life: Up to 10 hours of battery life based on typical Surface device usage. Testing conducted by Microsoft in February 2020 using preproduction software and preproduction configurations of Surface Go 2. Testing consisted of full battery discharge with a mixture of active use and modern standby. The active use portion consists of (1) a web browsing test accessing 8 popular websites over multiple open tabs, (2) a productivity test utilizing Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook, and (3) a portion of time with the device in use with idle applications. All settings were default except screen brightness was set to 150nits with Auto-Brightness disabled. Wi-Fi was connected to a network. Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage and other factors. 
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Microsoft Surface Go 2 review: don’t push it

Microsoft’s Surface Go 2 is easy to fall in love with but hard to live with. 

The small tablet has updates in it that go a long way toward addressing the problems with the original Surface Go, but not entirely. The screen is bigger, and there’s an option for a faster processor, both of which make this a better computer.

It starts at $399. 99, but that price isn’t really what you’ll pay. It would be silly to get a Surface Go 2 without a keyboard, so add $100 for that. At five hundred bucks, though, it’s a category where you will find competing products that do many of the things the Surface Go 2 does but better. If you spring for the faster processor ($730 with a keyboard), that’s even more true. 

The only thing those competing products can’t do is be a little tablet that happens to run Windows 10. So the question is simple: how much do you need that?

7.5Verge Score

Microsoft Surface Go 2


The Good

  • Bigger screen
  • Core M3 processor option
  • Runs any Windows app

The Bad

  • Very low performance ceiling
  • Disappointing battery life
  • Keyboard flex

$400 at Microsoft$400 at Best Buy$400 at B&H Photo

How we rate and review products

If you’re unfamiliar, the Surface Go 2 is a Windows tablet that’s about the same size as a regular iPad or the 11-inch iPad Pro. But because it’s a Surface, it has a few accoutrements that iPads lack. It has a kickstand that works at any angle, a microSD card slot for expandable storage, a Surface connector to go along with its USB-C port, and a headphone jack.

Maybe my favorite thing about Surface hardware these days is a camera that’s actually where it belongs on the top of the screen when in landscape orientation. It works with Windows Hello for logging in with your face and looks much better on videoconferences than laptops with puny sensors inside their thin laptop lids. It’s one of the benefits of putting all of the computer guts behind the screen.

Other than increasing the screen size, Microsoft hasn’t changed a single thing about the body on the Surface Go 2. It still has gently curving corners, feels solidly built, and works with all of the same accessories — including the keyboard. 

Unfortunately, that keyboard still has a bit too much flex to it. When I’m using the Surface Go 2 on my lap (where, really, it feels like it belongs), if I rest my hands too heavily on the palm rests, it will click the mouse on me.  And maybe because there’s less room for magnets in the bezel, the keyboard sometimes doesn’t stay up at an angle when you press down on it.

But the screen is the major change here: it’s now 10.5 inches diagonally (and still at a 3:2 aspect ratio). It has a 1920 x 1280 resolution, and although it doesn’t get super bright, I think it looks good. Even though it’s not that much bigger than the first iteration, it feels much less cramped. Plus, as a bonus, the bezels are no longer vaguely, embarrassingly large.

As is increasingly common these days with computers, there are two versions of the Surface Go 2: the base model and the upgraded spec model that I am reviewing. 

Agree to Continue: Microsoft Surface Go 2

Every smart device now requires you to agree to a series of terms and conditions before you can use it — contracts that no one actually reads. It’s impossible for us to read and analyze every single one of these agreements. But we started counting exactly how many times you have to hit “agree” to use devices when we review them since these are agreements most people don’t read and definitely can’t negotiate.

As with other Windows 10 computers, the Surface Go 2 presents you with multiple things to agree to or decline upon setup.

The mandatory policies, for which agreement is required to use the laptop, are:

  • Windows 10 License Agreement
  • A Microsoft account for sign-in (this can be bypassed if you don’t connect the computer to the internet during setup)

In addition, there is a slew of optional things to agree to:

  • Activity History
  • OneDrive back up
  • Office 365
  • Cortana (which allows Microsoft to access your location, location history, contacts, voice input, speech and handwriting patterns, typing history, search history, calendar details, messages, apps, and Edge browsing history)
  • Device privacy settings: online speech recognition, Find My Device, Inking and Typing, Advertising ID, Location, Diag data, Tailored experiences

Add it all up, and you have two mandatory agreements and 11 optional ones.

The base model comes with a pokey Pentium Gold processor, even pokier eMMC storage (64GB of it), and a mere 4GB of RAM. With the keyboard, it’s $500. Those specs are enough to get you on the web with a handful of tabs or run a couple of Office windows next to Outlook but certainly not much more. 

The upgraded version comes with a dual-core Intel Core m3 processor, a faster SSD (128GB), and 8GB of RAM. 8GB is the minimum amount I’d recommend to anybody buying a Windows machine with intentions to use it as a laptop. With the keyboard, it’s $730. You can add LTE for $100 or switch to the nicer Alcantara keyboard for $30 more than the basic one.

All of these prices matter because they put the Surface Go 2 in context: even though that $399.99 introductory price seems really cheap, in actuality, the cost is much more likely to be comparable to a nice iPad with a keyboard accessory, a nice Chromebook, a refurbished (or discounted) Surface Pro, or a midrange Windows laptop. Nearly all of those computers are going to be more capable than the Go 2 in some key ways, even compared to the upgraded model.  

“Slow” is not the right word to describe the Surface Go 2’s performance, at least not for the Core M3 model I’ve been using. When you’re doing a single task — staying within its limits — it feels snappy enough. A better way to put it is to say the Surface Go has a very low performance ceiling. If you try to run too many apps or even a single app that’s too intense, it will let you know by lagging to a halt. 

For example, I quit every app and took a flyer on launching Photoshop and editing some RAW photos. It worked with some delays, but it was a drag at best, and I found myself waiting longer and longer for each successive edit to apply.

If you know the limits, you will have a good experience with the Go 2 — but only for five or, at most, six hours. That’s the best I could get out of the battery, even when I was babying it with fewer apps and a lower-than-usual screen brightness. Microsoft put an ever-so-slightly larger battery in this year, but it hasn’t made a big difference.

On any other laptop, five or six hours would be a disappointment but not a huge one. But the Surface Go 2 is meant to be an ultra-portable, take-anywhere kind of gadget. And in that category, this battery life doesn’t really cut it.

When Microsoft first announced the Surface Go back in 2018, it talked a lot about how transformative it could be to have a full Windows experience on such a small, portable device. As an avowed lover of tiny computers, I buy into that claim more than most. But even I have to ask myself if the trade-offs are worth it.

How badly do you want Windows in a small tablet, really?

That question gets especially acute when you consider all of those competing platforms I mentioned earlier. For five or six hundred bucks, you can get a very capable Chromebook that will run circles around the Go 2. Would Chrome OS work for you? An iPad will feel faster and last longer. Would iPadOS work for you?

If the answer is no, and you need Windows, ask yourself this: how important is the size to you? You can get a discounted or refurbished Surface Pro 6 or 7 for very nearly the cost of a well-specced Surface Go 2. That makes a lot more sense for a lot more people, I think.

There’s nothing else like the Surface Go 2. But while the idea of a little Windows 10 tablet is appealing, I’m not entirely sure it’s really practical. It’s a tiny niche for a small computer.

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Standard sizes of hobs


1. Standard hobs
2. Large and small
3. Parameters of gas stoves
4. Dimensions of electrical models
5. Induction
6. Glass ceramic
7. Parameters of panels for a different number of burners
8. Four burners
9. 2 burner models
10. Three burners
11. For 5 burners
12. Dimensions of built-in cabinet
13. Dimensions of the mounting hole

It is impossible to imagine a kitchen without a hob, even without a small two-burner. It is the center of the working triangle, the base around which the rest of the elements are concentrated – a sink, a refrigerator, an exhaust hood. Accordingly, it is also selected in the first place, so it is necessary to determine in advance the parameters and necessary functions.

Cooktops are gas and electric, dependent and independent. They are produced from various materials – glass ceramics, stainless steel, enamel. But all these options are united by standardization of sizes, and first of all, width.

The size range starts from 19 cm – this is the width of 2-burner domino panels, electric and induction. Further, there are options for 30, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 70, 80, 90 cm. There are devices with a width of more than 100 cm – these are usually professional stoves used in catering establishments. The standard dimensions of the hob (4 burners) are considered to be 55-60 cm wide, 50-55 cm deep. , type of food, the minimum indicator is 5.5 cm.

It is customary to refer to small models for 2-3 burners. On average, their width is 30 cm, the depth can be 40-45, there are 50 cm induction with expansion zones.

Large – these are devices with 5-6 burners with a width of 80 cm or more. There are gas, electric, and also combined (2 gas burners, the rest are electric). The largest models in our store are the horizontal induction Asko 110 cm wide, 41 cm deep. True, it has only 4 burners, but impressive functionality is a timer for 99 minutes, SmartControl sensor system, expansion zone on each burner and Booster function. Also available in 116 cm widths.

The minimum width of the gas unit is 30 cm, these are two-burner options that are either bought for a summer residence or for a small-sized kitchen, the owners of which eat little at home. Usually such devices have burners of the same power, 30-40 cm deep.

The standard version is for 4 burners, the width is 55-60 cm, the depth is from 50 to 55 cm. , which is suitable for various kitchen chores and cooking stages. The width of large 6 burners usually does not exceed 90 cm, although there are exceptions.

Electrical devices, including induction devices, have the most diverse range of sizes. The minimum width of built-in dominoes is from 19 cm, independent full-fledged 2-burner usually from 30 cm. Depending on the number of burners, the location of the control panel and the depth, they can have dimensions up to 100 cm or more, although the most popular are standard square (50 × 50, 55 ×55 cm) and rectangular (60×55, 60×50 cm). They are smaller in height than gas ones, but they also have special requirements for the thickness of the countertop. You can learn more about them from the technical documentation.

The model range of induction is quite wide, but everything starts from the same 30 cm for 2 burners and up to 110-116 cm, as Asko mentioned above. Similar units are available from the Italian brand Smeg.

They are subject to the same standards. It should be noted that panels with a frame are usually wider than those with a bevelled edge. Both of them have their own advantages, which come down to simplifying the installation of the hob in the countertop.

For small kitchens, 45×40 cm models with 3 burners of different power, as well as with the function of combining zones or extensions, are popular.

It should be noted that there are non-standard devices made of this material, for example, triangular and round, their width or diameter is usually from 45 cm.

Dimensions have the most direct impact on the number of burners and vice versa. Consider examples for the main options.

4-burner models are the gold standard. Electric and gas are produced with the following parameters:

  • 60×50 cm;
  • 55×55 cm;
  • 60×55 cm.

Other variations are less common, the combined models are 60×60 cm. The largest, with burners or burners lined up in a row, can reach more than 100 cm in width, the depth of such is from 40 to 60 cm.

These are the narrowest options that can be installed both as a main hob and as an additional extension. The width is usually 30 cm, although the visible part is no more than 19-20 cm. Depth from 40 cm. versions from Mile, for example, with parameters 45×40 cm.

The dimensions of the hobs for 3 burners depend on the type of burners. Standard options have dimensions of 40×45 cm, 45×45 cm, there are also wider ones – for those devices where the burners are arranged in a row, not a triangle.

The width of five-burner units depends on the layout of the burners in the first place. For induction, an important parameter is the merging zones and the possibility of expansion, therefore such models can be from 80 to 100 cm wide.

Gas models are usually within 80-90 cm.

Furniture manufacturers focus on narrow and standard options, so you can easily select a cabinet of the required dimensions. Narrow for appliances 45 cm, standard for 60 cm. Cabinet height is usually 85 cm.

Special requirements apply to the thickness of the worktop. For each type of equipment and materials, it is different, but the minimum should be 5-5.5 cm. To simplify installation, manufacturers make beveled edges or a metal frame that ensure a snug fit for the panel.

The exact dimensions of the mounting hole are always smaller than the declared dimensions of the device, especially since sellers usually round off the figures. All the necessary settings are available in the instructions. Incorrect cut-out size may damage the appliance, risk of fire. The TechnoPride store always provides a Russified embedding scheme, according to which you can install the purchased device without any problems. It is necessary to choose a hob based on the eating habits of your family, as well as energy tariffs. Safety measures also matter: gas control, child lock, overheating protection.

What sockets are needed for the hob and oven

The modern kitchen is equipped with cooler electrical equipment than starships in old movies. And it requires a responsible approach to the selection and installation of wiring and wiring accessories.

Let’s start with the fact that if you decide to please the hostess of the kitchen and install a lot of modern household appliances, both small and large – first take care of the new electrical wiring. To begin with, separate the lighting and power circuits, and then calculate the amount of equipment and how much the kitchen units will “eat”. Most likely, you will need several supply circuits. In order not to hang formidable rules for households in the style of “do not turn on the washer and dishwasher at the same time!”.

Remember!!! All powerful kitchen appliances must have a separate power line from the electrical panel.

But if the washing machine can be moved to the bathroom, and not everyone has dishwashers, then the stove and oven will not go anywhere from the kitchen. We’ll talk about them, or rather, about sockets for the hob and oven.

Why should the socket for the hob and oven be connected to a separate power supply

Electric hobs and ovens require a lot of power (2.5 to 10 kW). Therefore, according to modern electrical safety rules, sockets for them require a separate dedicated power line from the shield. Moreover, if the hob and oven provide for independent installation, then they will require two sockets, with separate connection points on the switchboard.

Which socket to choose for the hob and/or oven

It all depends on the characteristics of the appliance. Cooktops and ovens are either single-phase or three-phase and can have a power of 2.5 to 10 kW.

Note! All hobs require a separate reservation. They don’t have plugs in principle, and some models can go without a cable in the kit (there are only terminal blocks). Think about whether you really need a socket for the hob? It may be more expedient to connect the power cable from the shield directly to the terminal blocks of the panel, or to connect the cables through a mini-shield if the surface comes with the cable. In this case, a plug-socket for cooking is not needed. But you should not forget about the machine and the RCD, we put them on the electric stove line. How to choose them is described below.

Single-phase connection

(most common)

“Cooking” and / or oven with a power of up to 3.5 kW are connected to a standard 16 A / 220 V socket. The oven in most cases has a regular wire and 16 ampere plug (when connected independently), so only a socket is needed. The hob does not have a plug, so you will have to select both a plug and an outlet.

For more powerful single-phase models of electric stoves and cabinets from 3.6 to 7 kW will need a 32 A / 220 V power outlet and, if necessary, a special 32 A plug.

Three-phase connection

Three-phase hob and/or oven requires a 380 V power supply and a 20 Amp three-phase socket if the power of is not more than 3.5 kW or 32 Amp for powerful cooking from 3.6 to 7 kW 9 0100 . If a plug is not supplied with the oven and/or hob, then a 3-phase plug with the appropriate amperage will also be required.

Remember!!! Plugs and sockets for such appliances must have a grounding contact. Therefore, they have more pins and holes. For single-phase – three (2 supply and ground), for three-phase – five (3 supply, ground and neutral). Connection without grounding is life threatening!

Thus, you cannot replace the special sockets for the hob and oven with models for lighting fixtures and small household appliances.

Where to install sockets under the hob and oven

There are no special requirements. Usually this is the basement area of ​​​​the kitchen and the installation height is 10 cm (upper edge of the outlet). If the oven is mounted above the level of the table, then it is also advisable to make an outlet nearby.

General rule! Do not place sockets and accessories directly behind appliances. Otherwise, you can get a problem – the oven or dishwasher will rest and will not fall into place. The same applies to other communications. They need to be removed either next to the equipment, or below its level, if the equipment is planned to be installed above the floor.

Concealed or exposed

It’s up to you, whichever you prefer. The only rule is that external wiring is carried out in a wooden house, and all appliances are installed the same. This is an electrical safety requirement, since wood is a combustible material and it is strictly forbidden to hide wires and other sources of ignition in it. By the way, this also applies to kitchen furniture. If you need to install an outlet for the oven, and a cabinet is planned nearby, then we cut a hole in the back wall and mount everything on the wall or on the wall, but not on the cabinet!

In the case of concrete or brick walls, both options for mounting the electric stove socket can be used. From a security point of view, hidden installation is preferable. But if the repair period is over for a long time, outdoor installation using cable channels will also work. During installation, avoid contact of the wire with combustible materials such as wood, non-flammable plastics.

Remember!!! Do not lay a separate wire for grounding, grounding the socket to risers or pipes. Do not connect other kitchen appliances to the power circuit of the stove or oven. It’s life-threatening.

Buy a socket for the hob, put it in and here it is happiness!

There will undoubtedly be happiness, but one outlet is not enough for it. You have to make a whole list of accessories.

Single phase connection

1. Cable. For a single-phase network, we use a 3×4 or 3×6 cable, VVGng brands (flat, round) or NYM. The cross section is selected according to the power of the technique.

VVG, VVGng cable 3×4 VVG, VVGng cable 3×6 NYM cable 3×4 NYM cable 3×6 90 200

2. Box or socket. A wall-mounted box is useful for wall-mounting the electric stove socket. Its characteristics must match the socket. That is, if we set it to 20 A, then the box and socket have such a marking. Similarly, with 32-ampere – we take everything the same.

If the installation is internal, for example, in a city apartment or a brick cottage, then a special socket box is needed.

Leten surface-mounted box for wall-mounted sockets 20A Leten surface-mounted box for wall-mounted sockets ok 32A Batibox for concealed mounting of sockets 32A

Of course, accessories and sockets for electric stoves is produced not only by Legrand. You can take cheap analogues, but we remind you that saving on safety is a bad idea.

3. Automatic devices and RCDs. As already mentioned, each powerful piece of kitchen appliances needs its own connection line to the power supply panel. And this means that you will need an automatic machine and an RCD to safely connect the cable and protect against electric shock, if it suddenly breaks somewhere on the case.

The machines are also selected according to the characteristics of the plates and sockets. For low and medium-power single-phase cabinets and panels (with a power of up to 4 kW), single-pole automata are installed at 20 A, for powerful ones (with a power of over 4 kW) – at 32 A. In a pair, an RCD is also selected for them, a step higher than the nominal value of the machine. That is, for a 32 Amp circuit breaker, an RCD of 40A / 30mA is needed. For a 20A machine – RCD 25A / 30mA.

ABB Circuit breaker 1P C20A ABB Circuit breaker 1P C32A ABB RCD 2P 25A 30mA ABB RCD 2P 40A 30mA

kitchen appliances to the power panel will look something like this.

Connecting kitchen wiring groups to the apartment electrical panel.

Remember!!! The choice of accessories and the connection of the hob or oven must be done by a specialist! Incorrect selection is dangerous, incorrect components, installation without protection, and other errors can lead to overheating of the wiring and fire.

Three-phase connection

We would like to pay special attention to three-phase hobs. Before buying such equipment in a city apartment, find out if it can be connected. Standard wiring in old houses is 220 volts. But in new buildings and private cottages, they immediately mount a three-phase network for 380 V. For it, you will need your own components.

1.Cable. Three-phase power cable VVGng(A) 5×4 for powerful models from 4 kW or 5×2.5 if the hob has a low power of not more than 4 kW.

Power cable VVGng(A) 5×4 -0.660 single-wire GOST+ Power cable VVGng(A) 5×2.5 -0 .660 single-wire GOST+

. You will need a three-pole machine for 32 or 20 Amperes, depending on the power of the hob or oven, and four-pole RCDs (for a three-phase network). They are selected in the same way, with an excess of one step from the face value of the machine. If you have chosen a three-pole machine for 20A, then you need to take an RCD 25A / 30mA. For a three-pole machine at 32A, a four-pole RCD 40A / 30mA will be required.

ABB Circuit breaker 3P C20A ABB Circuit breaker 3P C 32A ABB RCD 4P 25A 30mA ABB RCD 4P 40A 30mA

or box. Depending on how you have to install the connection point: external or internal.

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Leten surface-mounted box for wall mounting of 20A sockets Leten surface-mounted box for wall-mounted sockets 32A Batibox for concealed mounting of 32A sockets

Assortment of sockets for both single-phase and three-phase hobs and ovens can be bought in our online store.

Leten sockets

Both individually and in pairs.