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Member Name: livemusik
Advantages: Will keep on going until the end of days
Disadvantages: Can look old next to your new chrome appliances
After realising a couple of years ago that the average amount of time I spent on dinner was about 10 minutes (due to a vey stressful job) including eating, I found I had no time to create a complex dish, or even a simple pasta, and so bought this to cook my rather pathetic microwave meals.
I bought this microwave, at a cost of around £60, although its selling for much less than that on eBay now. It was a pristine white model, with a relatively nice design, if simple, and suave buttons rather than the more usual dial on other microwaves.
There are a vast array of settings on the microwave, and preset buttons including reheat, pizza, baked potato, popcorn, frozen meal and drink. I've only used 3 of these features in all my years of owning it, but it's nice to know the options are there should I ever crack open the instructions manual and be more adventurous in my microwave cooking. THere are also a few more features were you can punch in the weight of what your cooking, or 'speed cook.' Again, I've never used these.
You don't actually need to understand all the features, you can just type in a time and it will go, but it's nice to know they're there.
It's a nice piece of kit in its simplicity, and was shiny when new. It's yellowed a bit from cooking smoke (I think) as its located next to the hob, but I have wipd it down, it just can't be helped. THe inside clear glass plate is also easily removable, which is good because my porridge always spills over, and its easy to clean. I do admit though, next to some shiny stainless steel appliances, this can probably look a bit tatty, although you can buy a silver version.
To sum it up, excellent. It hasn't once let me down, even when someone decided to put a CD in to see if it would explode (thankfully it didn't). My food still cooks absolutely fine, and I haven't sprouted an extra nd so far, so no microwave radiation yet.
An excellent good value microwave, now at a bargain price on eBay. Reliable to the core.
Summary: It's outlived every goldfish I've ever had
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