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GE Profile PVM1790 Black Over-The-Range Microwave Oven - PVM1790DRBB

Abt Model: PVM1790BK | UPC Code: 084691226468
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1.7 Cu. Ft. Capacity/ 1000 Watts/ Convection Cooking/ Sensor Cooking Controls/ Warming Oven/ Auto Recipe Conversion/ Stainless Steel Interior/ Halogen Interior Oven Light/ 10 Power Levels/ 3-Speed Exhaust Fan/ Black Finish
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GE Profile PVM1790 Black Over-The-Range Microwave Oven, Model PVM1790BK

Features:

  • 1.7 cu. ft. capacity
    1000 microwave watts (IEC test procedure) and 1550 convection watts
  • Convection cooking
    Allows convection baking, similar to a conventional oven, by using a 1500-watt heating element and fan to circulate the heated air
  • Fast Bake
    Uses the heat from the convection heating element and the microwave to produce oven-quality results up to 25% faster than conventional cooking
  • Sensor cooking controls
    Built-in sensors monitor the moisture level in food and automatically adjust time and power to deliver perfect cooking results. One touch is all it takes
  • Warming oven
    The warming oven is ideal for keeping just cooked foods hot and ready to serve, or for warming plates prior to serving dinner
  • Auto Recipe™ Conversion
    This unique feature automatically converts standard recipe temperatures to proper convection settings, eliminating the guesswork
  • Stainless steel interior
    The 18:10 grade surgical steel interior maintains its lustrous appearance throughout years of use. Tub seams are welded to guard against leaking and rusting

Specifications:

Capacity
Total Capacity (cubic feet) 1.7 cu ft
General
Electronic Scrolling Digital Display Yes
Power Levels 10
Interior Oven Light Halogen
Convection Cooking Controls Bake. Roast. FastBake
Cooking Modes Microwave. Convection Bake. Warm. FastBake
Cooking System CircuWave™
Cooking Technology Convection
Microwave Convenience Cooking Controls Beverage
Control Type Touchpads. Dial
Time Preference Yes
Display On/Off Yes
Demo Mode Yes
Turntable Size (in.) 13-3/5
Multi-Language Capability English/Spanish
Cooktop Lighting Halogen. Bright/Night/Off
Microwave Watts (IEC-705) 1000
Control Features Add 30 Seconds (Instant-On). Cooking Complete Reminder. Auto, Time & Fast Defrost. Clock. Help Pad. Time Cook I & II. Sound Volume Control - 4 Levels. Timer (On/Off). Control Lock. Start/Pause. Clear/Off. Auto Night Light Pad. Oven Temperature Calibration. Add Time - Dial. Time Preference. Clock Saver. Resume
Microwave Sensor Cooking Controls Chicken. Meats. Popcorn. Potatoes. Reheat. Vegetables. Fish
Exhaust Fan 3-Speed
Rack Type 2 Wire Oven Racks; 2 Fixed Positions
Turntable On / Off Yes
Turntable Glass
Microwave Oven Interior Stainless Steel
Variable Scroll Speed 5 speeds (sub-pad w/ AM/PM)
Economical / Quiet
Venting Type Externally Vented
Appearance
Handle Black
Case Color Black
Door Color Black
Color Appearance Black
Installation EZ Mount
Power / Ratings
Electrical Input - 120V Watts 1550
Electrical Input - 120V Amperage 15
Input Volts/Hertz 120/60

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 16-7/16"
  • Width: 29-15/16"
  • Depth: 15-3/8"
  • Cabinet Width: 30"
  • Cavity (W x H x D): 21-5/9" x 9-6/15" x 14-1/4"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 73 lbs
  • Shipping: 83 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor
  • Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above for details
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TypeOver The Range
Capacity (cu. ft.)1.7
Cooking Power (watts)1100
Height (inches)16.43
Width (inches)30
Depth (inches)15.33
Number of Power Levels10
ConvectionYes
Sensor CookingYes
Interior LightYes
Quick MinuteYes
TimerYes
TurntableYes
Child LockNo
Viewing WindowYes
  

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
GE Profile PVM1790 Black Over-The-Range Microwave Oven
 
4.0

(based on 156 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (80)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (38)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (14)

79%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (13)
  • Good power output (9)
  • Heats evenly (9)
  • Easy to clean (8)
  • Simple controls (7)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Leftovers (9)
    • Quick meals (8)
    • Thawing (8)
    • Frozen food (5)
    • Popcorn (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Avid cook (7), Casual cook (7)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (14)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Not too bad...

    It does not come with the charcoal filter. For the price, you think they would include it. Once you do buy it (for about [$]!), it actually does not fit...Read complete review

    It does not come with the charcoal filter. For the price, you think they would include it. Once you do buy it (for about [$]!), it actually does not fit this model at all. Seems like GE got lazy and didnt want to redesign a new filter for this system. You have to constructively wedge it up in the vent opening for it to be of any use (after removing the silver frame from around it). -1 star for this known issue by GE. Other than that, operation is fine. Since there is no digital number pad, you cannot enter in weird time values like 13 or 24secs. The dial only allows increments of 5secs.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Disappointing for a 'Profile' appliance ...

    We replaced all of our GE appliances with updated GE appliances ~8 months ago … All have disappointed us. First, I have to agree with another reviewer that...Read complete review

    We replaced all of our GE appliances with updated GE appliances ~8 months ago … All have disappointed us. First, I have to agree with another reviewer that the knob control is "stupid." Really, just poor design ... While we have not had any reliability issues with this microwave, we find ‘using’ the appliances a constant source of frustration. The source of this frustration and which is common across all of the appliances is that the lettering of all pad controls is gray on a black background, with no back lighting ! You can see this for yourself in the appliance photos on this site, and zooming in makes it even more apparent. The natural lighting within our kitchen area is well within the range of normal but, because of the lack of contrast between the lettering and the background it’s necessary to turn on additional lights (e.g. overhead kitchen light) just to be able to ‘see/read’ the pad controls. You almost need a flashlight to use the controls, and I’m exaggerating only slightly. To us, this seems to be a design blunder … GE could have at least offered control back lighting as an ‘option’ which we would have gladly paid for. As far as the 'convection' feature is concerned, it's almost useful (sic.) It takes so long to heat up that after using it a few times you will likely, like us, find yourself using the range oven or dragging out the toaster overn, the latter of which we were hoping the convection feature of this microwave would replace. No such luck ... Another disappointment is that the temperature/clock/timer lighting on the microwave and stove is greenish while on the refrigerator it’s white. All are Profile appliances, all purchased new and all purchased at the same time. I understand designs change over time but, putting out a ‘current’ line of appliances (e.g. Profile) with mixed lighting shows lack of attention to detail. The GE Engineers, Human Factors and Quality Control folks should spend more time with these units in the ‘real’ world and less time in lab. So disappointing, and so irritating …

    Reviewed by 156 customers

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    5.0

    GE PRofile Microwave (Over the Range)

    By diane4127

    from Columbia, SC, United States

    Comments about GE Profile PVM1790 Black Over-The-Range Microwave Oven:

    Very happy with this purchase, although not too happy that my last GE Profile Microwave only lasted 7 years...but they say that is average now.

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    1.0

    Convection has failed twice

    By disappointed23

    from Austin, MN, United States

    Comments about GE Profile PVM1790 Black Over-The-Range Microwave Oven:

    Purchased this about 5 years ago and had to call for warranty support within the first year. The replaced parts have now failed again and the convection oven feature no longer works.

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    1.0

    Stopped working after 18 months

    By manua74

    from Bethesda, MD, United States

    Comments about GE Profile PVM1790 Black Over-The-Range Microwave Oven:

    I bought this microwave 18 months back. Yesterday, it just stopped working!!! I did not expect such poor quality from a company like GE...

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    1.0

    PLASTIC MICROWAVE HANDLE

    By acco

    from Port of Spain Trinidad

    Comments about GE Profile PVM1790 Black Over-The-Range Microwave Oven:

    They put a plastic microwave handle over the a tri burner which emits a lot of heat a waste of money do not purchase

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    5.0

    Replacement

    By whyski

    from Evergreen, CO, United States

    Comments about GE Profile PVM1790 Black Over-The-Range Microwave Oven:

    We wanted the same model that this one replaced since we had such a good experience with the old one.

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    5.0

    Great features and performance

    By JOOZ

    from White Plains, NY, United States

    Comments about GE Profile PVM1790 Black Over-The-Range Microwave Oven:

    Been using since Nov. 2013. Have not used the convection feature at this time. Microwaves great very easy to use. Love the roomy inside.

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    1.0

    Broke after 15 months of use

    By mcree89

    from Spanish Fort, AL, United States

    Comments about GE Profile PVM1790 Black Over-The-Range Microwave Oven:

    The unit was very attractive, but after 15 months of use, the control panel starting shorting out. After 4 attempts to repair, it was useless and out of extended warranty!

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    1.0

    Lousy Product!

    By BOB8

    from Gallatin, TN, United States

    Comments about GE Profile PVM1790 Black Over-The-Range Microwave Oven:

    This microwave worked for about 6 months. Then it would not turn on after you hit the express button, unless the door was slammed closed. The service man ordered all the electronics and a different service man returned to install the parts that did not fix the problem(he was not very good at his job!) and the microwave did not work at all after he left! Also he managed to turn on the stove top with a plastic bag on top of it and he says I smell something, he managed to melt plastic all over the glass top elements on my stove and scratch the black on the stove top! So far they have only replaced the black stovetop an they say they do not have access to to glass top! So they send out the original tech and he finds that one connector is lose, but you still have to push hard on the door to make it come on. So he orders a new door assembly and about 2 or 3 weeks later he comes back and installs the door. It worked fine for about two months and now it is back to the same old problem of having to push hard on the door to get it to run! I complained so much to GE Consumer Relations that they sent me a letter of commitment to replace the microwave if I had any more problems! So now I am not sure that I want ANY GE product in my home! It appears that the model that I bought is no longer being produced and I can see why. So how do I know that I will not have the same problem with next GE microwave?

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    1.0

    Don't buy this product

    By Pixie48

    from Pensacola, FL United States

    Comments about GE Profile PVM1790 Black Over-The-Range Microwave Oven:

    I've had this model for over a year over my stove. I did not realize how much moisture comes out of the top vent (as opposed to a front vent). It not only ruined the finish on my cabinet, but when I realized it, I looked inside my cabinet door and there was mildew inside the cabinet. DO NOT BUY ANY UNIT THAT VENTS OUT THE TOP OF THE APPLIANCE!

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    5.0

    Replaces old GE

    By Grammy7

    from Fairfield, CT, United States

    Comments about GE Profile PVM1790 Black Over-The-Range Microwave Oven:

    Needed to replace our 12 plus year old microwave....so replaced it with the same model as before. Just installed today and hoping we will have the same luck we had with the other older model. So far I am liking the styling and the inside; since the features are a little different then the old one, it will take a few uses to get to know it, but looking forward to a long and healthy relationship!!!!

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