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KANE 456

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Structured commission test
Rotary switch for ease of use
Data hold
Logs & prints reports with optional infra-red printer
Combustion
Pressure
Let-by & Tightness
Temperature
CO build up
Commission test
6 year warranty if serviced annually by Kane

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Review for KANE 456 by D.A Gas, Heating & Plumbing
30th July 2019

For me this is the must have analyser for any gas engineer. We’ve used Anton in the past but converted over to Kane and think they are miles better on performance. The functions are easy to use, the screen is big and clear, there is a shortcut to start the analyser up to do a soundness test. It ticks all the boxes for me.

For me this is the must have analyser for any gas engineer. We’ve used Anton in the past but converted over to Kane and think they are miles better on performance. The functions are easy to use, the screen is big and clear, there is a shortcut to start the analyser up to do a soundness test. It ticks all the boxes for me.


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Review for KANE 456 by Fawkes Heating
13th November 2018

Brilliant analyser. Lots of settings. Can be used as a temperature probe, FGA, nanometer, differential pressure gauge... With other options too. Lots of settings with an aux option you can configure to display what you want.

Brilliant analyser. Lots of settings. Can be used as a temperature probe, FGA, nanometer, differential pressure gauge... With other options too. Lots of settings with an aux option you can configure to display what you want.


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Review for KANE 456 by M Brierley Plumbing Limited
14th October 2018

Fantastic piece of equipment. I use this everyday. The ony let down is the amount of time it takes to purge sometimes. Lots of features that help with everyday tasks.

Fantastic piece of equipment. I use this everyday.
The ony let down is the amount of time it takes to purge sometimes.
Lots of features that help with everyday tasks.


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Review for KANE 456 by BCU Plumbing
3rd October 2018

Can not fault Kane’s customer service. Brilliant product with all the necessary options still learning what else it can do years on. Sent off for fixed price annual service and received back same week!

Can not fault Kane’s customer service. Brilliant product with all the necessary options still learning what else it can do years on. Sent off for fixed price annual service and received back same week!


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Review for KANE 456 by A Armstrong Plumbing & Heating
5th September 2018

I bought this as my old Anton was playing up. This seems to be a better build quality but I prefer using the Anton. The commissioning function is a good addition

I bought this as my old Anton was playing up. This seems to be a better build quality but I prefer using the Anton. The commissioning function is a good addition


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Review for KANE 456 by BoilerOne
27th July 2018

Perfect for the job, simple unit and user friendly. Kane have quick turn around on yearly calibration, also helpful

Perfect for the job, simple unit and user friendly. Kane have quick turn around on yearly calibration, also helpful


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Review for KANE 456 by Gold BoilerCare Ltd
19th June 2018

Love mine, own 4 and never had any issues, cheap annual servicing and good back up if required, would buy again

Love mine, own 4 and never had any issues, cheap annual servicing and good back up if required, would buy again


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Review for KANE 456 by A J Marsden Ltd
8th December 2017

A decent analyser althou it does have long purge times when using it for the first time. Batteries dont seam to last a long time inbetween charges but we have had no issues in the 10 months we have owned it

A decent analyser althou it does have long purge times when using it for the first time. Batteries dont seam to last a long time inbetween charges but we have had no issues in the 10 months we have owned it


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Review for KANE 456 by S Banks Plumbing Heating & Eco Energies Ltd
2nd December 2017

I love these analysers and Kane do a good deal with your old analyser so s no brainier! Easy to use and loads of features. Good quality and value for money. Need I say more!

I love these analysers and Kane do a good deal with your old analyser so s no brainier!
Easy to use and loads of features.
Good quality and value for money.
Need I say more!


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Review for KANE 456 by Pipeline Plumbing Services Ltd.
29th October 2017

Chose this after having the kane 455. I love the Bluetooth function, so you can send test results to your phone via the app. Quick startup when turning on. Big display and reasonably priced maintenance costs compared to other brands.

Chose this after having the kane 455. I love the Bluetooth function, so you can send test results to your phone via the app. Quick startup when turning on. Big display and reasonably priced maintenance costs compared to other brands.


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Review for KANE 456 by Precision Plumbing & Heating
15th October 2017

Reliable and dependable, packed with features, wouldn’t be without it. Good battery life, Good value.

Reliable and dependable, packed with features, wouldn’t be without it. Good battery life, Good value.


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Review for KANE 456 by Harvey's Heating Ltd
6th September 2017

Brought the 456 with the wirless bluetooth, it's a great bit of kit the only down side is you have to change the setting from printer to wirless if you need a hard copy left on site, Can't do them together☹️

Brought the 456 with the wirless bluetooth, it's a great bit of kit the only down side is you have to change the setting from printer to wirless if you need a hard copy left on site, Can't do them together☹️


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Review for KANE 456 by Ultimate Plumbing and Heating Services
26th August 2017

I upgraded from the 455 and found this just as good.The commissioning feature is good .The startup is much better now and I also have the wireless feature which is great no more bits of paper to file.I have always found the Kane service and after care is second to none

I upgraded from the 455 and found this just as good.The commissioning feature is good .The startup is much better now and I also have the wireless feature which is great no more bits of paper to file.I have always found the Kane service and after care is second to none


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Review for KANE 456 by DCS Plumbing & Heating
14th August 2017

Superb analyser, I'd never buy anything other than kane. Well designed, intuitive user interface, backed up with great service from kane, who unlike some other brands, you don't hear of shoddy and expensive recalibration services with Kane. The only choice imo!

Superb analyser, I'd never buy anything other than kane. Well designed, intuitive user interface, backed up with great service from kane, who unlike some other brands, you don't hear of shoddy and expensive recalibration services with Kane. The only choice imo!


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Review for KANE 456 by M G Plumbing & Heating
10th August 2017

Wanted one for ages finally went for the 456 then wondered why I hadn't earlier love it so easy to use with great features

Wanted one for ages finally went for the 456 then wondered why I hadn't earlier love it so easy to use with great features


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Review for KANE 456 by DP Heating Solutions Ltd
3rd August 2017

Recently bought one of these excellent valve for money as I got the pro kit version of it. Great features a specially the Bluetooth part being able to send my readings straight to my tablet and attached to my gas certs. Great bit of kit

Recently bought one of these excellent valve for money as I got the pro kit version of it. Great features a specially the Bluetooth part being able to send my readings straight to my tablet and attached to my gas certs. Great bit of kit


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Review for KANE 456 by Dns plumbing and electrical ltd
28th June 2017

Really happy with this 456. Really easy to use and does everything you need it to. Have the Bluetooth feature on it make it easy to keep all your paper work on 1 file. Good value for money against other brands.

Really happy with this 456. Really easy to use and does everything you need it to. Have the Bluetooth feature on it make it easy to keep all your paper work on 1 file. Good value for money against other brands.


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Review for KANE 456 by Clearwater Plumbing & Heating
3rd June 2017

Upgraded to the 456 from the kane 455 and happy with it so far. Like the 455 it is easy to use and has a large easy to read screen the printer is much quicker than the 455. Has some extra features compared to the 455 and it is more responsive to changes when taking readings.

Upgraded to the 456 from the kane 455 and happy with it so far. Like the 455 it is easy to use and has a large easy to read screen the printer is much quicker than the 455. Has some extra features compared to the 455 and it is more responsive to changes when taking readings.


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Review for KANE 456 by Aquatech Plumbing & Heating
3rd June 2017

Iv had my one for year now great bit of kit service and calibration cost me £95 what I though not bad so I'm pleased

Iv had my one for year now great bit of kit service and calibration cost me £95 what I though not bad so I'm pleased


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Review for KANE 456 by Jsoprr
18th May 2017

Recently brought from Williams on there promotion As my eurolyiser died after 9months Brilliant bit of kit Simple to use I was skeptical about the readings at first to trailed it against a testo and Kane 455 it seems perfectly fine The print out look very professional with company name and contact number on Comes in a bag which is durable Got a gas sniffer with it I don't rate that much tho

Recently brought from Williams on there promotion
As my eurolyiser died after 9months
Brilliant bit of kit
Simple to use
I was skeptical about the readings at first to trailed it against a testo and Kane 455 it seems perfectly fine
The print out look very professional with company name and contact number on
Comes in a bag which is durable
Got a gas sniffer with it I don't rate that much tho


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Review for KANE 456 by Con Millar & Son's
17th May 2017

Absolutely my favourite analyser. Have tried a few in the past but prefer the 456 for simplicity of use. Would highly recommend this product and service by Kane.

Absolutely my favourite analyser. Have tried a few in the past but prefer the 456 for simplicity of use. Would highly recommend this product and service by Kane.


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Review for KANE 456 by NCA gas and heating services
9th May 2017

Excellent analyser little difficult to get used to at first with having the 455 but once figured a dream miles apart from most analysers I've used and quicker start up and shutdown times

Excellent analyser little difficult to get used to at first with having the 455 but once figured a dream miles apart from most analysers I've used and quicker start up and shutdown times


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Review for KANE 456 by KJS Plumbing and Heating
9th May 2017

This analysér is a joy to work with The commissioning setting for boiler installers is a great feature. The after sales service provied by kane is second to none. Quality product

This analysér is a joy to work with
The commissioning setting for boiler installers is a great feature.
The after sales service provied by kane is second to none.
Quality product


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Review for KANE 456 by Butler Heating
8th May 2017

Got around 15 of these. Same issues as 455 regarding calibration, and personally I don't see a huge range of differences. It does it's job as long as you keep it warm

Got around 15 of these. Same issues as 455 regarding calibration, and personally I don't see a huge range of differences. It does it's job as long as you keep it warm


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Review for KANE 456 by Ormerod Plumbing and Heating
28th April 2017

I had a anton sprint for a few years, but got sick of the expensive recalibration costs. Had a 455 Kane was more than happy with the analyser but decided to upgrade to the 456. Best analyser on the market in my opinion with excellent customer service

I had a anton sprint for a few years, but got sick of the expensive recalibration costs. Had a 455 Kane was more than happy with the analyser but decided to upgrade to the 456. Best analyser on the market in my opinion with excellent customer service


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Review for KANE 456 by D R Bell Plumbing and Gas
13th April 2017

Best analyser available in the market today backed up by excellent after care service by Kane

Best analyser available in the market today backed up by excellent after care service by Kane


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Review for KANE 456 by PARAGAS
11th October 2016

Top quality analyser. Great after sales support too.

Top quality analyser. Great after sales support too.


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I have the 456 but do I need something else for it to work with Bluetooth? I am currently printing all my results but would like to send straight to iPad software.

Asked on 30th December 2017 by SJB Plumbing & Heating

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I have 456 and was told can add on the Bluetooth feature at an extra cost

Answered on 27th July 2018 by BoilerOne

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Is it worth me upgrading from my 455 to the new 456?

Asked on 29th April 2017 by DCB Plumbing & Heating

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Depends what kind of work you do really, I love the 455

Answered on 29th April 2017 by Drew Styles Plumbing & Heating

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Self employed sole trader, so I do all aspics of gas works. Repair, service, install. Just wondering if its worth upgrading or using my 455 and running into the ground

Answered on 29th April 2017 by DCB Plumbing & Heating

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I hear the commission feature is really good and it prints quicker.

Answered on 1st May 2017 by Hampshire Technical

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I wouldn't upgrade unless yours is faulty or old, the 456 has a commissioning mode and purges quicker, 30 seconds I think but the 455 is still a great analyser.

Answered on 1st May 2017 by Modern Home Plumbing