I had an old Tatung one from Taiwan, but it eventually gave up on me. This one's a great replacement. It's expensive, as all thermo pots seem to be, but it's worth it.
It's so convenient to have hot water on demand so I can fill my small teapot to infuse and reinfuse oolong tea as much as I like all day long.
I was concerned at first about the smallish capacity, but it turned out to be PLENTY. Don't let that put you off.
It's very intelligently designed, with a clearly marked drain lip, easy, non-messy lid (the old Tatung dripped down the back of the unit with the lid up)
The adjustable temperature is great, because I generally like delicate teas and need the water a little cooler. One oddity is that after boiling, the temp indicator flashes until the pot's "settled" at that temp, then goes solid, but that can take a really long time to happen. I haven't kept track, but it seems like it might take over 30 minutes.
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