This water pot is has just the right amount of features to be useful but not overloaded with buttons or gadgets.
The manual pump is perfect for a power loss situation or when you just don't have enough outlets or counters space. You can boil the water and use the manual pump get the water out without having the unit plugged in.
With an 4,6,8, or 10 hour timer it gives you plenty of options to save power at night and have hot water in the morning for instant cereal, coffee or tea.
The pump is strong and it boils fast without making a lot of steam.
A good unit for the price.