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Gaggenau 36" 400 Series Stainless Steel Retractable Downdraft Ventilation - AL400791

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  • Color : Stainless Steel
  • Type : Downdraft
  • Blower Type : External or In-Line
  • Blower Included : No
  • Venting Type : Convertible
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Abt Model: AL400791 | UPC: 825225910251
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Downdraft Size (inches): 36
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Gaggenau AL400791 36" 400 Series Stainless Steel Table Ventilation System


  • Downdraft for combination with all Gaggenau cooktops, completely retractable when not in use.
  • Can be perfectly combined with other Vario 400 series appliances
  • Dimmable LED light for optimum illumination of the entire cooktop
  • Precision crafted 1/8-inch stainless steel frame
  • For surface-mount installation with a visible edge or for flush installation
  • Stainless steel Width 36" (90 cm)
  • Air extraction/recirculation with 400 Series AR700742 inline / AR401742 remote blowers and recirculation operation with AR413722 blower
  • Comes without blower.



  • 3 electronically controlled output levels. Intensive mode.
  • Interval ventilation.
  • Delayed shut-off.
  • Grease filter saturation display.
  • Cartridge-type filter, dishwasher-safe.
  • Dimmable LED lighting.

Planning notes

  • 46-5/8" AL400 downdraft can be used with 4 Vario 200 series cooktops or 3 Vario 400 series cooktops.
  • 36" AL 400 downdraft can be used with 3 Vario 200 series cooktops, 2 Vario 400 series cooktops or a cooktop configuration of up to 36" wide.
  • Can be combined with gas cooktops up to 60,000 BTU.
  • In combination with the electric cooktop CE 490, installation in 24" deep countertops is possible.
  • Operation of Vario cooktops is only possible without appliance cover.
  • Installation is possible in counter tops made of stone, synthetics or solid wood. Heat resistance and watertight sealing of the cut edges must be observed. Concerning other materials please consult the countertop manufacturer.
  • If the blower or recirculation blower is installed in the bottom cabinet and if combined with VK or VF ensure accessibility to the outlets.
  • The remaining countertop surface (min. 2") between the cut-out of the cooktop and the AL 400 downdraft must be reinforced with a support if less than 13/16" thick for surface mount installation or less than1-3/16" for flush mount. It is recommended to use furniture support AA409401/431. If built-in situation permits, down draft can be combined with ovens that do not exceed the maximum allowed cabinet temperature.
  • Recommendation for stainless steel parts positioned nearby that have to be welded and polished: brushed grain 280.
  • Surfaces: Stainless steel 1.341, ground and brushed IIIC.
  • For air recirculation: The exhaust outlet in the cabinet base should be as large as possible to minimize draughts.
  • The location of the exhaust outlet in the cabinet base is consumer-defined. Minimum cross-section 112 inches. To avoid smoke when frying/grilling refer to the manuals of VR grill and VP teppan yaki.


  • Total Amps: 10 A.
  • 120 V / 60 Hz
  • Connecting cable: 60" with plug.

Approximate Weight:

  • Shipping: 35 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): Two Years Parts and Labor
California customers: Proposition 65 WARNING

Key Features

Downdraft For Combination With All Gaggenau Cooktops/ Can Be Perfectly Combined With Other Vario 400 Series Appliances/ Dimmable LED Light/ For Surface-Mount Installation With A Visible Edge Or For Flush Installation/ Stainless Steel Finish

More reasons to buy the Gaggenau 36" 400 Series Stainless Steel Retractable Downdraft Ventilation AL400791 from Abt Electronics

  • is an authorized dealer.
  • The Gaggenau 36" 400 Series Stainless Steel Retractable Downdraft Ventilation AL400791 is Brand New.


ColorStainless Steel
Blower TypeExternal or In-Line
Blower IncludedNo
Venting TypeConvertible
Fan Speeds3
Halogen LightingNo
Light Levels1
Downdraft Size (inches)36
Height (inches)21.25
Width (inches)35.75
Depth (inches)5.5
Parts Warranty2 Year Limited
Labor Warranty2 Year Limited


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