Instant Pot® Duo is a smart Electric Pressure Cooker designed to be Safe, Convenient and Dependable. It speeds up cooking by 2~6 times using up to 70% less energy and, above all, produces nutritious healthy food in a convenient and consistent fashion.
14 smart built-in programs – Soup/Broth, Meat/Stew, Bean/Chili, Poultry, Sauté/Searing, Steam, Rice, Porridge, Multigrain, Slow Cook, Keep-Warm, Yogurt, Pasteurize & Pressure Cook, now, you can cook your favorite dishes with the press of a button.
A 24-hour delay start allows for delayed cooking. Automatic Keep-Warm holds the temperature of the food until ready to serve.
Instant Pot® generates almost no noise and leaks no steam. It traps all the aroma in the food without heating up the kitchen. The 3-ply stainless steel bottom inner pot is extremely durable and leaves no health concerns associated with non-stick coatings. The slim body design has lid holders for both left and right-handed users. The brushed stainless steel exterior is finger print resistant.
Instant Pot® Duo uses the latest 3rd generation technology with an embedded microprocessor, which monitors the pressure and temperature, keeps time and adjusts heating intensity. 3 temperatures in ‘Sauté’ for searing, simmering or thickening and 3 temperatures in ‘Slow Cook’ to provide greater flexibility.
The cooking programs have been lab-tested for optimal effect. These greatly improve cooking result and maintain consistence. Instant Pot is carefully designed to eliminate many common errors that may cause harm or spoil food. It passed the stringent UL certification giving you uncompromised safety and peace of mind and protects you with 10 proven safety mechanisms and patented technologies.
Duo Plus 9-in-1 Multi-Use Programmable Pressure Cooker is the latest evolution in the #1 selling Multi-Cooker in the Duo series, new for 2017, with more custom features, improved usability and a large blue LCD screen
Duo Plus replaces 9 commonly used kitchen appliances – Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, Rice/Porridge Cooker, Yogurt Maker, Cake/Egg Maker, Sauté/Searing, Steam, Warm and Sterilize
Up to 70% quicker. A great dish is a press of button with 15 microprocessor controlled programs taking the guess-work out of your cooking. You can achieve prefect results every time
15 smart programs – Soup/Broth, Meat/Stew, Bean/Chili, Cake, Egg, Slow Cook, Sauté/Searing, Rice, Multigrain, Porridge, Steam, Sterilize, Yogurt, Keep Warm, and Pressure Cook, your favorite dishes are as simple as pressing a button!
All components in contact with food are food grade 304 (18/8) stainless steel including the lid, the inner pot with 3-ply bottom and steam rack with handles. They are easy to clean and dishwasher safe.
Exterior, brushed stainless steel finger print resistant with lid holder for left and right handed users.
Accessories include – steam rack with handles, recipe booklet, serving spoon, soup spoon, and measuring cup
UL certified with 10 proven safety mechanisms provides you peace of mind. Highly Energy efficient, this kitchen friendly cooker releases no steam when cooking, contains all smells and automates your cooking
Dimensions: 13 x 12.2 x 12.6 inches
Weight: 14.57 pounds
Power supply: 120V – 60Hz
Power: 1000 watts
Power Supply Chord: 35 inches, detached, 3 prong plug
Duo series comes in three models:
Duo Mini: 3qt cooking pot and 700W heating element
Duo 60: 6qt cooking pot and 1000W heating element
Duo 80: 8qt cooking pot and 1200W heating element
Safety without Compromise
Instant Pot has been carefully designed to eliminate many common errors from causing harm or spoiling food. It has passed the stringent UL & ULC certification giving you uncompromised safety and peace of mind. Instant Pot protects you with 10 proven safety mechanisms and patented technologies.
Pressure Regulator, ensures working pressure below the safety limit
Anti-Blockage Vent, prevents food debris from blocking the vent
Safety Lid Lock, prevents accidental opening of the cooker while it is pressurized
Designed with a sensor for lid position detection, monitors whether the lid is in an unsafe position for pressure cooking
Automatic temperature control, regulates temperature based on the type of program being selected
High Temperature monitoring, avoids burning food
Automatic Pressure Controller, keeps pressure always in the safe range
Electrical current and temperature fuse cuts off power if the current or internal temperature exceeds safety limits
Excess Pressure Protection, releases excess pressure into internal chamber in a dangerous situation
Smart detection of leaky lid (e.g. steam release is in the open position)
Read warning card and warning stickers. Remove all packaging materials and removable warning cards from the cooker and accessories.
Clean the inner pot, lid, and accessories with water and detergent before the first use.
Install the condensation collector at the rear of the cooker by aligning the top of the collector with the guides on the cooker and press in.
Place the steam release handle on the lid.
The steam release handle does not lock tight into the lid but will fit loosely.
Before using your Instant Pot®
To remove the lid, hold the handle, turn the lid counter clockwise and lift.
Remove the inner pot from the cooker.
Add food and liquids to the inner pot as the recipe directs. If steaming, place the steam rack on the bottom of the inner pot first. See “Cooking and Safety Tips” on page 22 for the minimum liquid requirement for pressure cooking.
Wipe the outside of the inner pot dry. Make sure there is no food debris on the heating element.
Put the inner pot back into the cooker. Rotate slightly to ensure that it is seated correctly.
When installing the sealing ring, make sure the sealing ring rack is completely set in the groove on the inside of the sealing ring. Ensure there is no deformation on the sealing ring rack. Do not attempt to repair a deformed ring rack.
To place lid, reverse Step 1. Place the lid on the cooker, align the mark on the lid with the (unlock) mark and turn clockwise to the (lock) mark.
Make sure the steam release valve, float valve, and anti-block shield are clean and free from debris.
After putting the lid on, make sure the float valve on lid top drops down.
Do not put the lid on for the Sauté program.
Initial Test Run
Add 3 cups of water into the inner pot using the plastic measuring cup provided.
Close the lid. Turn steam release handle to sealing position.
Press the Steam button and press the + / – keys to adjust the steaming time to 2 minutes.
The preheating cycle will start after 10 seconds and the cooker with Display On. Traces of steam may release until the float valve pops up. The Steam program will begin after a few minutes when working pressure is reached. The cooker will beep and switch to KeepWarm mode if the Auto Keep Warm function is ON.