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Panasonic 1.2 Cu. Ft. Stainless Steel Countertop Microwave Oven - NN-SD681S

Abt Model: NNSD681SS | UPC Code: 885170045101
Panasonic - NN-SD681S - Microwaves
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Retail Price $199.95
Sale Price $170.99  
1.2 Cu. Ft. Capacity/ Inverter Technology/ Inverter Turbo Defrost/ Menu Action Screen (Multi-Lingual)/ One-Touch Sensor Cook And Reheat/ Keep Warm Feature/ 4-Digit Display/ Half Mirror Door Window/ Removable Automatic Turntable/ Stainless Steel Finish
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Panasonic 1.2 Cu. Ft. Stainless Steel Countertop Microwave Oven, Model NNSD681SS

Key Features:

  • 1.2 Cu. Ft. Capacity
  • Inverter Technology
  • Inverter Turbo Defrost
  • Menu Action Screen (multi-lingual)
  • One-Touch Sensor Cook and Reheat
  • Silver Button Control Panel
  • Keep Warm Feature

Features:

  • Inverter Technology
    Panasonic Inverter Technology perfects the art of cooking with microwave ovens, delivering delicious flavor, excellent color, and superb shape and texture in the foods you cook. The consistent delivery of microwave energy means delicate foods can simmer without the edges and surfaces overcooking. Foods have the look and taste of conventional-oven cooking without the wait!
  • Inverter Turbo Defrost Adds a Little Cooking Boost
    Panasonic has succeeded in evolving the Turbo Defrost™, which allows you to defrost foods even faster than previous Panasonic Auto Defrost. Panasonic inverter Turbo Defrost technology is ad advanced microwave sequencing system using the inverter continuous-power delivery feature.
  • Menu Action Screen (multi-lingual)
    The Menu Action Screen is like having a chef to assist you in the kitchen. It scrolls step-by-step cooking instructions across the display, in a choice of English, Spanish, or French.
  • One-Touch Sensor Cook and Reheat
    The Sensor adjusts power levels and calculates cooking and reheating times automatically for various food types.
  • Silver Button Control Panel
    The silver button control panel, spin dial and 4-Digit Display provide a high-end and a practically effortless experience in the kitchen.
  • Keep Warm Feature
    A pulsing delivery of very low microwave power keeps food temperatures at a constant level without overcooking. So, foods like stew, gravy and desserts remain warm in the oven until ready to serve.
  • Elegant Design with Push-Button Door Release and Stainless Steel Front
    Elegant, attractive and easy-to-open, the microwave will look its best even when preparing some of the messiest recipes.

Specifications:

Size

  • Type: Luxury-Full Size
  • Installation: Counter Top
  • Oven Capacity: 1.2 cu. ft.
  • Cooking Power: 1200W
  • Turntable Diameter: 13-1/2"

Technology

  • Panasonic Inverter: Yes
  • Prestige Genius Sensor: Yes

Design

  • Color: Stainless Steel
  • Control Panel: Pop-Out Dial with Button Panel
  • Display Panel: 4 Digit Display
  • Cooking Options: Microwave Only

Style

  • Door Front: Stainless Steel
  • Door Window: Half Mirror
  • Exterior Wrap: Silver
  • Door Release: Push Button
  • Oven Interior: White

Performance

  • Power Settings: 10 levels
  • Multi-Stage Cooking: 3 stages
  • Automatic Turntable: Revolviing and Removable
  • Menu Action Screen: Interactive Multi-Lingual

Programmable Features

  • Sensor Cook: 14 Menu Items
  • Sensor Reheat: Yes
  • More/Less Control: Yes
  • Inverter Turbo Defrost: Yes
  • Keep Warm Button: Yes
  • Popcorn Button: Yes
  • Quick Minute: Yes
  • Delay Start: Yes
  • Delay Timer: Yes

Power

  • Power Requirements
    • 115V 60Hz, 12.7A
    • 1460W, AC only

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Cavity (W x H x D): 13-15/16" x 9-15/16" x 14-3/8"
  • Unit (W x Hx D): 20-11/16" x 12-1/4" x 16-5/16"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 26.5 lbs
  • Shipping: 30 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturers Warranty(authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor
  • Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above for details
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    TypeCountertop
    Capacity (cu. ft.)1.2
    Cooking Power (watts)1200
    Height (inches)12.25
    Width (inches)20.68
    Depth (inches)16.31
    Number of Power Levels10
    ConvectionNo
    Sensor CookingYes
    Interior LightYes
    Quick MinuteYes
    TimerYes
    TurntableYes
    Child LockNo
    Viewing WindowYes
    Optional Trim KitYes
      

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    REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

    by PowerReviews
    Panasonic 1.2 Cu. Ft. Stainless Steel Countertop Microwave Oven
     
    4.5

    (based on 26 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (18)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (6)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (1)

    88%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to use (14)
    • Attractive (11)
    • Convenient (9)
    • Heats evenly (8)
    • Simple display (8)

    Cons

    No Cons

    Best Uses

    • Leftovers (7)
    • Quick meals (6)
    • Thawing (6)
    • Frozen food (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Avid cook (5), Casual cook (4)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (8)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    We purchased NN-SD681S ...

    We purchased NN-SD681S for my 75 yo mom. Because she is a bit of a technophobe, we tested the unit in our kitchen. After more than a month of daily use, we were...Read complete review

    We purchased NN-SD681S for my 75 yo mom. Because she is a bit of a technophobe, we tested the unit in our kitchen. After more than a month of daily use, we were very happy with this oven. It very powerful and also compact - and was a perfect fit for the cutout in my mom's kitchen. Mom installed the oven in Dec 2011 and she loves it! The display is bright blue and easy for her to read. The stainless steel is brushed steel so it does not show fingerprints or smudges. The dial is more intuitive than the key pad. The reheat works beautifully - perfectly and automatically reheating leftovers without cold or overcooked spots. Best microwave we've ever used.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    The jury is still out

    So here is the thing: The oven looks great, has plenty of room, is SO much lighter than the 19 year old model this replaced, and is fairly quiet. I especially like...Read complete review

    So here is the thing: The oven looks great, has plenty of room, is SO much lighter than the 19 year old model this replaced, and is fairly quiet. I especially like the fact that the interior light is only on when the oven is in use - not when the door is open. This is good because I find it helpful to leave the door open after use to air out steam and odors. And, unlike our previous oven, now the light won't stay on!
    BUT - Two things:
    First, when I used the oven to re-heat half an acorn squash in a glass pan covered with plastic wrap, the butter in the center of the squash just would not melt. Not after several minutes of microwaving....the squash became hot, though there were cold spots, but the butter took more than several minutes to melt. This made no sense.
    Second, I am not so sure this oven doesn't draw more power than advertised. We have the oven plugged into a power strip for safety reasons. Our old oven was also in the power strip. The old oven never once tripped the power strip. However, this oven has done so several times already.... Obviously this is troubling but it hasn't happened the last few times we used it. I'm hoping it was just an aberration....but like I said, the jury is still out on this one.

    Reviewed by 26 customers

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    5.0

    amazing microwave

    By 

    from N.C.

    About Me Casual Cook

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Easy To Clean
    • Easy To Install
    • Heats Evenly
    • Powerful
    • Simple Controls
    • Simple Display

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Defrosting
      • Frozen Food
      • Leftovers
      • Popcorn
      • Quick Meals

      Comments about Panasonic 1.2 Cu. Ft. Stainless Steel Countertop Microwave Oven:

      Panasonic inverter technology is amazing

      Service and delivery comments:

      arrived on time undamaged

      • Primary use:
      • Personal

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      4.0

      Hurray for Inverter Technology

      By 

      from United States

      Pros

      • Inexpensive

      Cons

      • Difficult to use

      Best Uses

        Comments about Panasonic 1.2 Cu. Ft. Stainless Steel Countertop Microwave Oven:

        like the continuous, proportional power capability of the inverter technology employed in this design. really makes melting butter and chocolate a lot less "dramatic" than in duty-cycle controlled power systems. I think the user controls could be easier to use. I'll soon get use to them, but at the moment I'm missing some of the one-touch functions of my old microwave oven.

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        5.0

        Great Product

        By 

        from New York, NY

        Pros

        • easy to use

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Panasonic 1.2 Cu. Ft. Stainless Steel Countertop Microwave Oven:

            This microwave has great features. It's easy to use. The additional height over other models helps with coffee cups and such.

            Comment on this review

             
            5.0

            Awesome

            By 

            from Blue Mounds, Wi

            Pros

            • Convenient
            • Durable
            • easy to use

            Cons

            • none

            Best Uses

              Comments about Panasonic 1.2 Cu. Ft. Stainless Steel Countertop Microwave Oven:

              Best microwave out there. Awesome! Everything cooks evenly and it is so easy to use. This is the absolute best microwave that I have ever owned.

              Comment on this review

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Mr

              By 

              from gsmith540

              Pros

              • Compact
              • Convenient
              • Easy to use
              • Exceeded expectations

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Panasonic 1.2 Cu. Ft. Stainless Steel Countertop Microwave Oven:

                  I mostly reheat prepared food and this oven is the best I've ever used. One button and things come out perfectly every time. Cons: No illumination when door opens, only when cooking.

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                  4.0

                  New Technology

                  By 

                  from Shelby, NC, USA

                  Comments about Panasonic 1.2 Cu. Ft. Stainless Steel Countertop Microwave Oven:

                  Does not have an inside light which would make it nicer. Also, it only comes in stainless which is always harder to clean dirty fingerprints from. Functions seems to work well, although I think the technology surpasses my needs. Seems a little difficult to figure out which setting is best.

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                  5.0

                  best microwave I've had

                  By 

                  from nw, nc

                  Pros

                  • Convenient
                  • Easy to use
                  • Exceeded expectations

                  Cons

                  • none so far

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Panasonic 1.2 Cu. Ft. Stainless Steel Countertop Microwave Oven:

                    Wasn't too sure i'd like the dial, but i love it! It is so easy to use and timing is more accurate. Other reviews said it was loud, but only minimally so. Inside does not steam up like my last oven. The size is perfect and it looks really nice. I would definitely recomend this microwave to others!

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                    5.0

                    smooth heating

                    By 

                    from United States

                    Pros

                    • Compact
                    • Durable
                    • Easy to use

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Panasonic 1.2 Cu. Ft. Stainless Steel Countertop Microwave Oven:

                        inverter technology controls heating and stops meat pops

                        Comment on this review

                        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        Unique features

                        By 

                        from Hackettstown, NJ, USA

                        Pros

                        • Convenient
                        • easy to use
                        • Exceeded expectations
                        • Inexpensive

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Panasonic 1.2 Cu. Ft. Stainless Steel Countertop Microwave Oven:

                            Once I got the hang of the many features of this microwave I began to appreciate it more. I like the way the dial functions in conjunction with the Timer or the Power Level setting/Timing.

                            Comment on this review

                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            1.0

                            Key pad malfunction after 2 yrs.

                            By 

                            from St Paul

                            Pros

                            • Convenient
                            • easy to use
                            • Inexpensive

                            Cons

                            • Broke down
                            • Poor quality

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Panasonic 1.2 Cu. Ft. Stainless Steel Countertop Microwave Oven:

                              My 2nd Panasonic after 6 yrs. Never again will I buy Panasonic. They look substantial, with all the bells and whistles. They break down after short times of use. Key pad shuts off and can't reset. I was really impressed when compared to other products initially but now very disappointed that fails so completely. Key pad should last many, many years. Failing after 2 yrs is unforgivable.

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