NuWave Duet FAQ's

1 What are the power requirements of the NuWave Duet Pressure Cooker & Air Fryer Combo?
- Dimensions: H: 12.75" (PC Lid)/13.5" (AF Lid) x 15.5" Wide
- Electrical: 120V, 60Hz, 1500 Watts
- Weight: 20.5lbs
2 How does the NuWave Duet Pressure Cooker & Air Fryer Combo work?
The NuWave Duet combines pressure cooking and air frying in one unit that allows you to lock-in the juicy flavor and enjoy a crispy, delicious exterior with less calories and fat than a conventional oven or stovetop.
3 Can you adjust the pressure?
Yes. You can switch between High and Low pressure.
4 How do you release the pressure on the NuWave Duet Pressure Cooker & Air Fryer Combo?
You can release the pressure naturally by turning off the unit and unplugging it. The pressure will then release over time. To quickly release the pressure, carefully turn the Pressure Release Switch/Valve to the OPEN position until all the steam/pressure is released.
5 What is the temperature range of the air fryer?
Temperature ranges from 50℉ to 470℉.
6 What is the capacity of the NuWave Duet Pressure Cooker & Air Fryer Combo?
6 Quarts for the Pressure Cooker and 4 Quarts for the Air Fryer.
7 What does the Stage function do?
The Stage function allows you to program the Duet to execute up to 5 different cooking stages all on its own, so you don't have to manually adjust the cooking temperature. However, when Combo Cooking, you will have to manually change the lids to go from pressure cooking to air frying.
8 What does the Warm function do?
Use the WARM button to keep your food warm after cooking or when keeping warm for an extended amount of time. Use the START/PAUSE dial to adjust the warming temperature and warming time. Press the WARM button to cancel the warm cycle.
9 How do I use the Delay function?
1. Set cooking functions, time and temperature to your specifications.
2. Press the DELAY button. The display will show pressure cook, delay, time, and 01:00.
3. Turn the START/PAUSE dial to adjust the delay time up to 24 hours.
4. Press the START/PAUSE button to begin the delay time countdown. Once the delay time countdown has ended, the Duet will automatically begin cooking.
10 How do I use the Preheat function?
This is an air fryer function.
1. Set cooking functions, time and temperature to your specifications.
2. Press the PREHEAT button to engage the preheat function. The display will show air fry, set cooking temperature, pre, and temp. The Duet will ALWAYS preheat to the cooking temperature of the NEXT cooking cycle.
3. Press the START/PAUSE button to begin preheating. The Duet will begin preheating to the set temperature.
4. When the Duet reaches the preheat temperature it will go into a 5-minute countdown, allowing you to place your food into the Duet. The unit will maintain the preheat temperature during this 5-minute hold.
11 What is Combo Cooking?
Combo cooking allows you to set both pressure cooker settings and air fryer settings at the beginning instead of programming in the middle of cooking.
12 Can I use oil while using the air frying lid?
Although the use of oil is not required, you may certainly add some oil to your food for flavor purposes if you so choose. Never fill the basket with oil.
13 Can you dehydrate with the NuWave Duet Pressure Cooker & Air Fryer Combo?
Yes! The Duet makes an excellent dehydrator.
14 How do I program my own recipes into the NuWave Duet Pressure Cooker & Air Fryer Combo?
1. Set cooking functions, as described in this manual, to your specifications.
2. Press the START/PAUSE button to begin cooking.
3. During the cooking process, press the PROGRAM button. The display will show either pressure cook or air fry, prog, and 101.
4. Use the START/PAUSE dial to choose the desired program number to save the program to (101-180).
5. Once the program number is chosen, press the PROG button again to store and save the program. Your recipe is now stored under that number and available for future recall.
You may also save your recipe by pressing the PROGRAM button as in Step 2 after cooking has finished and End is displayed and following the remaining steps as above.
15 Can the NuWave Duet Pressure Cooker & Air Fryer Combo cook from frozen?
Yes! You can go from freezer to table with one unit! No defrosting required!
16 How do I clean the NuWave Duet Pressure Cooker & Air Fryer Combo?
Clean the Base, Lids, and control panel of Duet with a damp cloth or paper towel. Dry thoroughly. Clean the Stainless-Steel Inner Pot with warm or hot water and mild detergent and dry thoroughly before returning to Duet. For tougher cooked-on food particles soak Pot in warm water first, then use a soft brush or cloth to remove particles.

The Non-Stick Air Fry Basket and Air Fry Basket Diffuser can be cleaned using water and a soft cloth or paper towel. They may also be cleaned in the dishwasher, top rack only. For tougher particles, soak with hot water before cleaning with a soft cloth. Clean the Stainless-Steel Reversible Rack with hot water and a nonabrasive sponge. For tough buildup, soak before removing particles with a soft brush, cloth, or paper towels.

See the Owner's Manual for complete details.
17 What is the warranty on the NuWave Duet Pressure Cooker & Air Fryer Combo?
The NuWave Duet Pressure Cooker & Air Fryer Combo includes a 1-year limited warranty.

NuWave Duet Warranty

The 1-Year VIP LIMITED WARRANTY applies only to purchases made directly from NuWave LLC (not third-party retailers) by customers within the 48 contiguous states. It covers customer's shipping costs when returning a defective unit to NuWave (if requested) and when having a replacement unit and/or parts shipped from NuWave to customer for one year from date of purchase. Shipping covered under this warranty shall be via UPS, FedEx, or another similar service, determined at NuWave's sole discretion. This warranty does not replace the Manufacturer's Limited Warranty and it shall only apply to shipping costs when NuWave, in its sole discretion, determines that a valid warranty claim has been made under the Manufacturer's Limited Warranty. If you have any questions about the operation or warranty of the product, one of our friendly customer service representatives will be glad to help you. Simply call 1-877-689-2838, M-F 7:30am - 7:00pm CST | SAT 9:00am - 5:00pm CST, or e-mail
18 What if I can't find the manual and recipe book for my NuWave Duet Pressure Cooker & Air Fryer Combo?
Don't worry! You can always download printed support materials here.

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