Rotary switch for ease of use
Logs & prints reports with optional infra-red printer
Let-by & Tightness
CO build up
Value For Money
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Mr Gortons plumbing & heating -
March 13, 2020 @ 09:51
Review for KANE 455
Replies for KANE 455
My first analyser and it’s never let me down . Reasonable prices for servicing and excellent customer care . Printer is excellent although I am due a newer model and will stick with Kane
DS Plumbing & Heating -
March 9, 2020 @ 01:57
Been a great analyser had a few issues with the bluetooth but other than that it's been great so will likley upgrade to the new model when needed
A J Marsden Ltd -
January 30, 2020 @ 05:59
Great product and great backup. Used the 455 for around 4 years and not had any real issues. I did have an issue which they sorted at Atherton within 2 hours and also put 6 months extra calibration on the machine (It was due jan, went in for repair July then was due calibration the following July)
Stroud Boilerworks -
October 31, 2019 @ 07:43
Simple unit with the most basic features. Takes a long time to boot up and slow to print and sometimes becomes unusable for 90 seconds when it randomly needs to re purge itself! Not very waterproof and has had to go back a few times for one reason or another but i'm still using it!
A.O.S Heating and Gas Services Ltd -
August 29, 2019 @ 03:12
Love Kane analysers very robust simple to use very cost effective annual service fees the only thing additional I would like to see is gas leak detection
South Yorkshire Heating -
August 23, 2019 @ 08:52
I must admit that I don't have the 455, but have the 450. It just goes to show how well built they are and they last and keep up to date. I have been immensely pleased with the Kane and the company and all its representatives. Cant recommend them highly enough.
He@Heating ltd -
July 30, 2019 @ 09:58
I’ve had my Kane 455 for a little over six years, I registered it with Kane the day I bought it and have had it service/recalibrated by them every year without fail. I cannot fault the 1st class service I’ve received, I have been very fortunate that the only time I’ve had an issue with it (broken probe) I was working close to the new office so dropped in and had new part within the hour and free of charge.
Bean Plumbing & Heating Services -
July 17, 2019 @ 10:47
Can’t fault my Kane 455. I’ve had it since I did my gas training and it’s been really good. It even came back from the dead after the hose fell into a kitchen sink and sucked water into the unit without me realising. Dried it out and it was fine.
Very robust and easy to use with one dial selector instead of buttons and loads of menus like on some other makes.
A R Nunn Plumbing and Heating -
July 11, 2019 @ 08:09
I’ve had my Kane 455 for around 5/6 years now, it’s a really good bit of kit and does stand up to the test. It goes back to Kane every year and I have had problems with it in the past but Kane as a company are great and I would by another Kane
SW Plumbing & Gas Ltd -
June 14, 2019 @ 07:28
Good product. Good turn around on the services on them too
Would build quality. They do get a hammering but mines never let me down
Gordon Herd Plumbing & Heating Services -
June 14, 2019 @ 07:12
Best analyser on the market that I’ve used and I’ve tried a few after working with bg.
Back up is also superb from Kane.not had a single problem with the 456 and 458.great pieces of kit.Another must have tool.
S3 Heating and Plumbing -
June 14, 2019 @ 07:02
This was the analyser I used during my gas training in the training centre and with my mentor on jobs. Really easy to use and very robust. Easy to use dial allows you to instantly choose the function you need a bit like a multimeter. Large display with a back light makes it easy to see your results even in low light conditions. The magnetic back allows you to attach the analyser onto the boiler allowing you to carry on with other tasks whilst it's analysing. Combined with a wireless printer and you can print off your test results straight away. Newer models allow you more connectivity but this one is still a great work horse. long battery life.
West Counties Plumbing and Heating -
June 4, 2019 @ 10:11
my choice of flue gas analyser. Super reliable and less money spent on calibration then other brands. would recommend if asked. 5 star !!!!!!!!!!
Approved Technical Services Ltd -
March 25, 2019 @ 08:46
Can’t really fault this had about 5 years now simple unit uncomplicated knob in the middle cheap to recalibrate can get it done the same day
Ade Murphy Plumbing & Heating -
March 16, 2019 @ 10:05
Had mine for 9yrs, great service every year & never felt the need to upgrade.
Reliable & does what it’s supposed to do, great battery life too.
B N PLUMBING -
February 27, 2019 @ 07:09
My fga has never let me down. Great customer service. Calibration service is the best by far. Can drop off and have it back the same day. And the fixed price is great
Ace Gas Redditch -
February 16, 2019 @ 06:19
Have used the 455 for many years and although fancy an upgrade, currently can not justify the extra cost for the new features when this serves all purposes.
G Carroll Heating Services -
February 10, 2019 @ 11:01
My 455 is around 8 or 9 years old. Never let me down. Keep thinking I'll need to replace it soon but it just keeps on going. Gas, Oil or LPG, works well
AOC Plumbing & Heating Services -
February 10, 2019 @ 11:51
never had a problem with my 455. always been spot on and the same day service is brilliant for annual callibration.
Landlord & Homeowner Gas Services -
February 8, 2019 @ 12:56
Really can’t recommend this enough, yes it’s now dated but in over 5 years I’ve never had an issue with it. Particularly like the probe. Only slight downside is the 90 second purge at the start. Obviously newer and ,ore advansed analizers on the market now but still cannot fault this one.
Walkwood plumbing & heating ltd -
January 24, 2019 @ 12:16
I have had the kane 455 for approximately four years this item has never let me down when it’s regularly serviced and maintained at a cheap price of around £100 this item is unbeatable compares of a manufacturers
Westons Plumbing & Heating Ltd -
December 7, 2018 @ 07:38
Always used kane analysers I think there easy to use and look nice . Do the job well also kane is a good company had a issue with part of my kit without any hesitashen they sent me a new part well happy with it.
Home Heating UK -
September 29, 2018 @ 02:38
Well been using an anton for the last 10 years, decided I needed a new one so read the review on hear and went and got one
We to say it’s great is a understatement
It does everything I want it to do and very easy to use
The quality of the product from the bag to the analyser is top notch
Just hope it lasts as long as my anton did
GGB Heating Solutions -
September 20, 2018 @ 07:45
I have used the Kane 455 for over 10 years now. By far the best value for money and ease of use. The customer service is second to none . Just a great piece of kit.
July 27, 2018 @ 10:07
Great and simple unit easy to use and durable build quality, upgraded recently to 456 with a few extra features
pAd Plumbing & Heating -
July 3, 2018 @ 10:38
Excellent piece of kit. Had mine three years and just had it's birthday pat test this week.
Perfect fast reliable service from kane direct Hertfordshire.
Have used a testo
But in comparing the both I'd prefer kane.
Cael-Gas Heating -
July 3, 2018 @ 05:59
Had this model for 3 years and the one issue I had was repaired free of charge no questions asked with a free calibration thrown in. Turn around of 2 to 3 days when sent away is excellent. I've used Anton, Testo, and TPI in the past and for me Kane has proved to be the most reliable and usable analyser.
JSM Plumbing and Heating services -
July 2, 2018 @ 10:52
Really good fga never had any problems with the 455 and the turn around on the annual service is great, I’m tempted to upgrade to the 458 but this one is still going strong.
Wadhams Plumbing and Heating -
June 29, 2018 @ 09:26
Best fga ive used to date, easy to use with a selector dial, clear read out on screen, very easy going on batteries, great customer support and very reasonably priced anual service fee
Wayne Burgess -
April 18, 2018 @ 06:50
Incredible quality as well as ease of use, fantastic after sales and back up.
The process of re calibration is fantastic, as well as the upgrade options allowing installers to stay up to date with new products with affordability.
I have had zero issues which on an essential piece of equipment without which it is impossible to work, this is absolutely brilliant.
PMA Gas Solutions -
March 18, 2018 @ 09:19
This was my original FGA and I kerp it as a back up now that I have my 458.
Can’t fault it, had it for around 5 years.
sjg gas services -
February 23, 2018 @ 05:22
kane will always be number one in.my eyes. never fails and is very accurate. a range of features and lasts years
A.S plumbing -
December 24, 2017 @ 10:11
Can never fault the Kane. It is extremely easy to use and looks professional too. The case has a decent amount of storage and magnetic covers on the prolonged and analyser mean for easy placement on a boiler
Palmer Plumbing & Gas -
December 12, 2017 @ 05:48
Upgraded from Anton, easy to use, battery life is great and the customer service is fantastic.
I'm getting the Bluetooth upgrade on my next service.
Atmosphere M&E Ltd -
December 11, 2017 @ 06:51
Used to have this until I upgraded to a 457. Really easy to use and versatile analyser, recommend to anyone wanting a new analyser!
M&M Gas Services Southern Ltd -
December 10, 2017 @ 05:43
Great bit of kit, does what is needed and a lot more. again you get what you pay for. go cheap and buy twice. i have another make as a back up but i know which one is best
The Boiler Change Experts -
December 4, 2017 @ 08:47
Great product, versatile and now not that expensive either.
Does what most analysers do and more.
Also very few problems.
Nestor Plumbing & Heating -
December 4, 2017 @ 06:57
Great analyser, easy to use, reliable, multiple probes, only £100 inc to calibrate, and you can pick them up pretty cheap second-hand now.
Matthews Heating Ltd -
December 2, 2017 @ 06:45
I have been using this model of Kane for 7 years now and it has never failed me. It gets calibrated by Kane every year at a reasonable price. I would not use another brand. Highly recommended
Murrayfield Plumbing and heating -
December 2, 2017 @ 08:26
Great analyser. No fuss. Lacks some of the features of the newer models but solid tool still. Only thing would be the pricey calibration that hurts every time is done
November 7, 2017 @ 04:27
I won’t buy another brand I will buy a newer model down the line but this is fine at the moment. The only thing I’m not happy with is he battery’s don’t last and the printers broken 2 times
Agnitio Plumbing & Heating -
October 22, 2017 @ 06:04
Ease of use works well, battery life isnt great but does the job wouldnt use any other. Good value for money
October 17, 2017 @ 05:06
Really good bit of kit, battery life isn’t the best but I just plug it in while using it, really easy to use, sturdy bit of kit( I’ve dropped mine a few times and still works perfectly)
Cairns heating & plumbing -
October 7, 2017 @ 10:17
Had this analyser for 2 years now got the install version with all the extra attachments & carry bag good quality & calibration services are a quick turnaround
3T Gas maintenance Ltd -
September 26, 2017 @ 12:14
Very good quality products easy to use and very clear with all the features you need ata reasonable price with excellent after sales service and warranties
Gwili Renewables Ltd -
September 23, 2017 @ 08:45
Very good quality product. Many features and very easy to use. Very reasonably priced compared to many others on the market. Use mine mostly on oil boilers.
DD Heating Services -
September 1, 2017 @ 10:32
Does what it says on the tin , easy to use and very reliable this isxmy first analyser and i will definately be getting a kane again when the time comes
B H heating solutions -
August 7, 2017 @ 12:30
Have had few analysa and Jane by far the best one, easy to use and very easy to have calabtrated, with the package I have a DVD came with it which exsplains all the functions and how to use them
G.D Bathrooms Plumbing and Heating -
August 3, 2017 @ 06:36
This had been my 1st and only analyser. Simple and easy to use. Not complicated and over the top. Great with the printer
Gilmour Gas Services -
July 25, 2017 @ 06:19
Great piece of equipment. Has never let me down and does so much. Get it calibrated by Kane every year and they will look after you
Scott White Heating & Plumbing -
June 28, 2017 @ 04:04
Great bit of kit with infra red printer . Servicing and calibration only £99 for 5 years . Had no issues so no problems to report about
MJE Plumbing Services -
June 27, 2017 @ 08:11
This is the easiest analyser to use. Simple dial and not to complicated with digital menus. Use on natural gas. Oil and lpg. But is able to use on various other fuels. Great bit of kit.
Breeden Heating and Plumbing Ltd -
June 26, 2017 @ 09:23
If I could give these 10 stars I would. Not many company's out there like Kane. Always looking at the bigger picture rather than a quick buck. Products, after sales, all spot on!
Adam Kyte Plumbing and Heating -
June 11, 2017 @ 09:43
Great analyser, has served me well over last 2 years. Had broken once and kane sorted out for free. Looking to upgrade to a newer model when needed
Peterborough Gas -
June 11, 2017 @ 07:11
This is the first analyser I've used and I don't think I would ever use anton. Easy charge time and battery lasts for ages! Would highly recommend it.
BTU Gas Services Ltd -
June 10, 2017 @ 01:13
Had mine 6 years now and would not contemplate anything else.
Sensible service and calibration costs as well.
I would not go back to an Anton for love nor money.
Apex Heating & Plumbing -
June 10, 2017 @ 12:51
Other than one or two I've used on courses I've only really got good knowledge of this one. I've owned mine for about 5 years and just had it serviced again and they even fixed the slight wear and tear on the dial.
I sometimes think that it would be fantastic to be able to print a bunch of reports in one blast rather than doing them individually... maybe that's a feature on other models or brands and would be good.
I've also wondered about trading in and getting the Bluetooth model that will tie in with my iPad but it's a lot of money for the function so I'm holding off that for the moment but I bet it would be very usefully to be able to just save all readings automatically and easily.
S Hughes Plumbing and Heating Solutions -
June 6, 2017 @ 10:55
Anyone looking for a new analyser KANE has to be the first you review. Along with the gas sniffer and the digital manometer it's a great piece of kit. The after service and maintenance from KANE is amazing!
Clearwater Plumbing & Heating -
June 3, 2017 @ 08:05
I bought the full kit with this analyser. It is easy to use with the centre dial and a large easy to read screen. The service from kane is top notch too. My only real gripe was the speed of the printer until i bought the 456.
Dan Wheatley -
June 3, 2017 @ 03:19
I live near Kane's offices in Welwyn Garden City and have had occasion to take my analyser in as it wouldn't zero it's self. Phoned them, took it straight down there and fit it back the same day. No charge. That's brilliant customer service!
Stour Valley Plumbing -
June 1, 2017 @ 02:31
Good robust analyser, used 7 days a week, never had any problems. Printer that came with it can be a little tempremental but generally works fine
Tante Gas Plumbing & Heating -
May 26, 2017 @ 07:43
Works well does loads and never let me down but do fancy the 456 Just expense of a new one still tempted
S Banks Plumbing Heating & Eco Energies Ltd -
May 16, 2017 @ 10:47
I have always used Kane analysers due to there quality and durability. Good value for money and it's also on my door step so calibration is easy to get completed. Also was approached by the CEO of Kane who asked what I used in regards to testers. Really nice chap!
NDB Gas Services -
May 12, 2017 @ 10:22
Nice little bit of kit, some features and setting more difficult to find. A hold button would been nice instead of the log. Some features required to oil boiler testing don't seem to be available but on the whole a rugid bit of kit just remember to change fitters regularly.
Gold BoilerCare Ltd -
May 8, 2017 @ 09:28
Had mine 3 years. Cheap annual servicing. Decent bit of kit with Bluetooth adapter to connect to my apps. Lovely bit of kit. Only downside is battery isn't the greatest but I always leave mine plugged in
Butler Heating -
May 8, 2017 @ 09:03
I have 10 of these and the analyser itself is ok. Needs resetting a lot and doesn't like the cold or damp weather.The biggest issue is it coming back from calibration and not being faulty. Personally it's cheap for a reason
Ambient design and heating -
May 7, 2017 @ 07:44
Best unit I've used so far. Easy to use and printing off results. Customer service from Kane when calibration is required is speedy if you go direct. Only took 3 days or was given the choice of taking it and waiting if I was near enough
Sunrise Plumbing & Heating -
April 20, 2017 @ 08:41
Great analyser loads of features clear easy to read and customisable display, fast turn around on calibration
C & P Waters Property Services Ltd -
April 16, 2017 @ 06:41
Can't fault the Kane 455. Got the full Monty when i got mine and brilliant equipment. Robust analyser unit and printer and decent bag keeps all the different heads together.
OnFlo - Plumbing & Heating Services -
April 13, 2017 @ 07:59
Brilliant peice of kit. Does everything a domestic gas engineer could want plus oil and lpg. Kane is a good company to work with for servicing and repairs for there products too
GQ Heating Ltd -
April 13, 2017 @ 03:23
Great analyser, easy to use and service turn around is great, can't fault it on anything, also when I lost my charger the Kane rep sent one out to me free of charge, they also repaired damage to the unit free of charge during a service
DCB Plumbing & Heating -
April 9, 2017 @ 05:32
Iv had my Kane for 2/2.5 years now and it has never skipped a beat, the service turn around time is incredible, I sent mine for service on Wednesday night and I had it back by Friday dinner. Great robust analyser
SBS LTD -
April 6, 2017 @ 08:24
The best analyser on the market in my opinion, so easy to use with the "turn dial". Very robust with the case on, would never look to use anything else!
D.A Gas, Heating & Plumbing -
March 24, 2017 @ 09:31
Always used anyone befor but this trumps all over it. Very strong product easy to use.
March 21, 2017 @ 10:57
Had one of thes for years. Does what it says on the tin. Usual refinements handy probes availeable reliable.
March 19, 2017 @ 02:46
Brilliant FGA. Easy to use and reliable. Previously had a Testo 327/1 but found it very expensive and hassle for calibration. Kane I've found to be very reasonable and efficient
Core heat -
March 17, 2017 @ 04:45
Well built no issues and the company deal with issues fast and efficiently .
SAFGas Ltd -
February 12, 2017 @ 09:45
Have come back to this analyser after being with another brand for a few years & didn't like it as much.
So easy to use & understand even for me!!
They are a really solid & robust bit of kit too so it feels much better to have in the hand.
The features of both the analysers I've had are very similar but there is just something about this one that made me want to come back - I think the turnaround on the yearly calibration is one of the main things too as they are known to be one of the cheapest & quickest.
The battery lasts for ages too which is also awesome, especially when you are using it in between 4 to 10 properties a day & forget to charge it at night
Gas-Tec Plumbing and Heating -
February 2, 2017 @ 11:43
Having always used anton in my previous job and had lots of pump and sensors fail I was worried about reliability when buying my own analyser. I have had this for 16 months now and use it daily. Hasn't had a single issue.
Great service from Kane on calibration a 2 day turn around and good price.
The printer and blue tooth compatibility are a great feature and save time.
Dps plumbing and heating -
December 20, 2016 @ 10:04
Been a great piece of kit easy to use. Fixed price servicing each year. Thinking of upgrading to new model. But never see my local rep. He's always busy
David Taylor Plumbing & Heating -
November 15, 2016 @ 05:12
Excellent kit . Excellent customer service . Cheap to maintain . The best I've had but now looking to upgrade to 457
LJB Gas and Plumbing -
October 24, 2016 @ 12:19
Does Everything you need it to plus some.
Servicing is cheap as well.
Steve Gray Plumbing & Gas Services -
October 16, 2016 @ 09:55
Really easy to use and understand the Kane 455... good manufacturer backup too
London and south east commercial catering engineers -
October 11, 2016 @ 04:22
Great piece of kit easy to use
AMG GAS -
September 4, 2016 @ 11:02
Never had anything go wrong with it
C Baxter Heating&Plumbing -
September 1, 2016 @ 08:12
Great bit of kit really easy to use and understand
Afterglow Plumbing & Heating Ltd. -
August 12, 2016 @ 08:01
MHP services -
August 11, 2016 @ 09:41
J P Chandler Plumbing And Heating -
August 9, 2016 @ 03:28
Amazing analyser and easy to use. Great for beginners.
SN Plumbing & Heating Solutions -
August 9, 2016 @ 01:00
I love Kane FGA'S. I have had the 455 for 6 years now and never had a problem. They are great quality and easy to use.
iGas Heating Ltd -
August 9, 2016 @ 12:09
Fantastic analyser backed up by the best customer service in the field. Priced brilliantly for what you get and whenever the rare occasion arises where I have an issue it is resolved quickly and effectively. Keep up the good work,