US 9,808,109 B2
Programmable heating circulator
Jeff Wu, Stafford, TX (US)
Assigned to Anova Applied Electronics, Inc., San Francisco, CA (US)
Filed by Jeff Wu, Stafford, TX (US)
Filed on Apr. 3, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/678,403.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/975,553, filed on Apr. 4, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2015/0282661 A1, Oct. 8, 2015
Int. Cl. A47J 27/62 (2006.01); A47J 36/00 (2006.01); A47J 36/24 (2006.01); A47J 36/32 (2006.01); H05B 3/80 (2006.01); A47J 27/10 (2006.01); A47J 27/18 (2006.01)
CPC A47J 27/62 (2013.01) [A47J 36/00 (2013.01); A47J 36/2405 (2013.01); A47J 36/32 (2013.01); H05B 3/80 (2013.01); A47J 27/10 (2013.01); A47J 27/18 (2013.01)] 11 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A circulator cooker temperature control device comprising:
an upper portion and a middle portion comprising a controller coupled to a memory, an input device, a removable modular motorized pump system and a speaker, the input device configured to receive one or more inputs, the memory configured to store one or more index codes associated with a temperature and a heating duration for one or more food preparations, the controller configured to execute an index code of the one or more index codes in response to the received input, and the speaker configured to emit audio notifications; and
a lower portion removably coupled to the middle portion, the lower portion having a heater configured for at least partial immersion in a fluid and the heater runs at a temperature and a heating duration according to the executed index code and a removable modular motorized pump mechanism removably coupled to the removable modular motorized pump system, the pump mechanism further comprising a pump base, a housing, and an impeller mechanism.