• Premium LCD display
  • ECO and timing functions
  • Designed for single sink
  • Point of use design – save energy and water
  • Low minimum standby power consumption
  • Must be fitted with specialised open vented tapware
  • SNE is made in Germany
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Product Overview

Suitable for the supply of hot water to individual fixtures, such as a kitchen sink. The SNE is a premium offering in the STIEBEL ELTRON range over other open vented water heaters. Adding a digital display and new features, including timing and ECO functions, saves even more.

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Product Details

The SNE 5 has an electronic control unit and ensures convenient and efficient heating of water. The water temperature can be precisely adjusted on the LCD user interface from 35 ° C to 85 ° C. At the press of a button, an ECO power saving function can be enabled. A pasteurisation hygiene circuit is also included. Three adjustable and programmable timers per week (home, office, person). The actual temperature, working time and heating time are displayed.

The anti-drip function prevents the dripping of expansion water during the heating of the cylinder, thereby saving water and reducing the accumulation of limestone on the rods and sinks. The thermostop energy saving function prevents the mixer tap from being unwanted heated. Minimum and maximum temperatures freely adjustable (protection against scalding). Automatic protection against frost. Display of ECO function enabled and heat-up

PROFI-RAPID installation system ensures quick and straightforward installation for licenced plumbers. Simple wall mounting with universal mounting rail included as standard. Installation template included in the standard delivery. Protection rating IP 24 D (splashproof).

Robust copper tubular heater with low surface load for a long service life. Resettable high limit safety cut-out for safe commissioning. Electronic temperature limit for anti-scalding protection can be set to the exact degree required.

The SNE is a non-pressurised appliance for use with non-pressurised open vented taps only. Undersink installation.

Technical Data

Model number SNE 5
Rated output (230V) 2kW
Rated current (230V) 10 A
Phases 1/N/PE
Electrical Installation As per AS/NZS3000
Installation requirements AS/NZS3500.4.2 & local requirements
Type of installation Under sink
Temperature adjustment 30 – 85°C
Tank capacity 5 Litres
Mixed water volume at 40°C from single draw off 10 Litres
Standby energy consumption / 24 hours at 65°C 0.2kWh
IP Rating IP 24 D
Height 421mm
Width 263mm
Depth 230mm
Weight (filled with water) 8.1kg
Colour White
For one draw off point Yes
Please note: The SNE under sink single point of use water heater is open vented and must be installed with a STIEBEL ELTRON open vented sink mixer.


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SNE 5 DatasheetData SheetPDF
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SNE 5 Operation & Installation GuideOperation and Installation GuidePDF
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SNE 5 WarrantyWarrantyPDF
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SNE 5 Dimension DrawingTechnical DrawingPNG
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1. Can I install the SNE water heater with my existing sink mixer?

No, the SNE water heater is open vented and requires a specialised open vented sink mixer.

2. Can I connect two taps to the SNE open vented water heater?

No, the SNE water heater is designed as a single point of use water heater and can only be operated with one open vented sink mixer.

3. Does this water heater create hot water that is hot enough to make tea and coffee?

No, the SNE is designed to provide hot and cold water to a sink. This unit is not a boiling or chilled system.

4. If I run out of hot water how long will it take for the SNE hot water available?

The SNE recovers at approximately 1 litre a minute.

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