Electric as opposed to the traditional coal heated ones (and it will need a 13 amp two pin to three pin adaptor). This is a must have for the serious tea-heads amongst you. Make a pot of tea and perch it atop the samovar. Pour your tea, adding as much hot water as required (which will vary according to how long the tea’s been brewing). The adjustable thermostat will keep the water boiling hot (for tea) or just off the boil (for coffee). 5 litre capacity.