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Cooks fine but timer drives me crazy.
The microwave works very well. It heats quickly and does a great job with popcorn and leftovers. I use the timer function a lot in my cooking, and the microwave will not work...Read complete review
The microwave works very well. It heats quickly and does a great job with popcorn and leftovers. I use the timer function a lot in my cooking, and the microwave will not work when you are using the timer. It is incredibly annoying. Every time I put bread or something in the oven, I have to decide if I am going to want to use the microwave at some point while the timer is still on. I had to buy a separate timer because of this issue. We had a cheap microwave oven before this one and you could use the timer and the microwave at the same time. It is an extremely poor design and I will never buy a microwave with this issue again.I have never used the convection function of this microwave.
Most Liked Negative Review
worst appliance I have ever purchased
I purchased this microwave as part of an entire kitchen appliance package. Although it is pretty to look at, I am sorry I didn't stick to my $49.00 counter microwave. The first time...Read complete review
I purchased this microwave as part of an entire kitchen appliance package. Although it is pretty to look at, I am sorry I didn't stick to my $49.00 counter microwave. The first time I used the item I placed approximately 1/4 lb. of chop meat in a bowl to to cook and noticed that within 3 minutes then entire glass door had become opaque with condensation between the inside and outside glass to the point I was unable to see the bowl on the inside of the microwave. I turned on the light and was still unable to see either the bowl or the light. The exhaust was on and didn't make one bit of difference. It took approximately 1 hour for the door to clear. I tried numerous food items and they all did the same. Thinking that this was a defect, I called Frigidaire to have someone look at it. They did and I was told that this is "normal, they don't make microwaves the way they used to"...Also, it does not cook as quick as my old microwave as it's only 900watts and my old one was 1000watts. I am 55 years old and have used microwaves for 35 years, none have ever done this. I have friends and family members that have other brands, old and new without this problem. I would never recommend or purchase another Frigidaire product again. Pretty means nothing if it's not functional. I also have a problem with the dishwasher but that's a whole other story....If you're smart, don't purchase.
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fEase of use - less ...
from Newbury Park, Thousand Oaks, CA, United States
Comments about Frigidaire Gallery Stainless Steel Over-The-Range Convection Microwave:
fEase of use - less energy expended to re-heat items
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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I do not like the control ...
By Mrs Mama
from SSI GA
I do not like the control panel way to small and to dark
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Excellent under counter microwave
from New York, NY, United States
I love the ease of operation, not at all complicated. I also love the stainless steel interior, very classy look. And the no smudge stainless steel exterior is so easy to keep clean. One of the best purchases I've ever made.
Really good microwave/confection oven for RV
I bought this as a replacement for the micro/convection oven that came with our RV that I was not happy with. This one has been much better though the convection oven does seems to take a longer time to bake then I think it should. For some reason the convection oven does not seem to heat up to the temperature set but I have learned to adjust my cooking times to allow for this. The convection/micro option is wonderful. I haven't used it for cooking meats but it does white and sweet potatoes beautifully. The microwave works fine. The signal indicating cooking is done is very loud and shrill which is ok with me as it makes sure I hear it. Only complaint is I wish it was possible to turn the turntable off so it doesn't turn when using the convection oven.
Defrost only cooks
from Okoboji, IA, United States
Really disappointed. Our microwave is not working properly. It cooks our food on defrost.
Does not work
from Bellefontaine, OH, United States
My microwave will only cook on defrost, not thaw. Even on power one, it boils a cup of water in one minute. I purchased the Gallery model thinking it would be better. What a joke.
By Mike the man
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Excellent microwave with fan above cooktop that works very well.
By Tom K.
Unit works well.
Great Addition to our Kitchen
We couldn't be happier with this Microwave. That being said because this microwave has a convection oven component you really need to read the manual and understand how it works. If all you do is microwave things to reheat them this is likely overkill for you. However if you read the manual and take advantage of the features that the convection feature and the sensor cooking/reheating give you you will love this microwave. I will admit there was a slight learning curve but once you learn how to use it the microwave will exceed your expectations. As far as downsides you will see 2 complaints. First the control panel can be hard to read if your kitchen is not really well lit. That can be a slight issue. The other issue some people complain about is that the window will fog up when microwaving things. This does happen, however once you read the manual and understand you have a microwave and a small oven you realize there is a good reason for this. First the sensor cook/reheat uses a sensor that measures the amount moisture released to know when the food is hot. Additionally, being a convection oven it needs to be sealed to keep the heat from escaping. This is a feature not an issue. All in all if you want/need the extra features and take the time to learn how to use them you will love this microwave.
(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
I like it and it is easy to use.
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