trevorbro... 4

trevorbrock

Add to my Circle of Trust

Subscribe to reviews

About me: Wondering what to do for a 100th review?

Member since:23.10.2002

Reviews:99

Members who trust:61

Quote-start

Ken your Kenwood

Quote-end
03.03.2005

Advantages:
Long slots, smart looks

Disadvantages:
None discovered

Recommendable Yes:

Detailed rating:

Performance

Ease of use

Durability

User's Manual

Value for money

Cleaning & MaintenanceVery easy

SafetyVery safe

How much did you pay?£35

Any repairs?None

Special features?No

9 Ciao members have rated this review on average: helpful See ratings
very helpful by (53%):
  1. tekin21
  2. Misslongstocking
  3. scalywitch
and 6 other members
helpful by (47%):
  1. sit2020
  2. TomlinsonSE
  3. purplelynne
and 5 other members

View all ratings

The overall rating of a review is different from a simple average of all individual ratings.

Share this review on Google+

We are guilty of managing to kill a toaster about every two years. There is a little mortuary for them in the garage, each lovingly placed there in the hope that one day the man of the house might be able to revive them.!

So buying the Kenwood involved a change of manufacturer from all that we had tried previously, in the hope that this one might reach old age with us.!

It looks great - a mixture of polished and brushed chrome, with three lights on the front right hand side.

The slots are long enough to accomodate two slices of modern pan loaf side by side in each slot. However, our plan was just to have slots big enough to accomodate decent size single slices, particularly of good home made bread. And this it does well.

The dial on the right side governs darkness settings, and actually seems to work accurately.
The crumb tray, underneath, does its job well, more than can be said for the humans who only seem to remember what it is there for, about once a year !

Quality of toasting is fine by us, and speed is better than some previous models - a regular complaint of family when visiting.!
It is still not brilliantly fast, and if I retire early with a huge golden handshake, I might invent a toaster that actually toasts really quickly - for I have not found one that does, yet.

This was not the dearest toaster in Curry's where we purchased it, - about £35 - but it is easy to keep clean, easy to use, does its job well, and has survived our rough handling for about a year now.
I will update this review should it 'pass on' in the near future.!

  Write your own review

Share this review on Google+

  Next review »

Rate this review »

How helpful would this review be to a person making a buying decision? Rating guidelines

Rate as exceptional

Rate as somewhat helpful

Rate as very helpful

Rate as not helpful

Rate as helpful

Rate as off topic

Write your own review Write a review and you will earn 0.5p per rating if other members rate your review at least helpful. Write a review and you will earn 0.5p per rating if other members rate your review at least helpful.   Report a problem with this review’s content

Comments about this review »

tekin21 13.05.2005 17:32

We don’t eat too much toast in out house, so my toaster is about 6 years old, guess yours is still going strong since you have not updated this review yet. Jane x

scalywitch 09.03.2005 11:38

I have a "Turbo" toaster and it does seem to be quicker. The sad thing these days is that these types of products are so cheap now no-one bothers to repair them anymore as it's easier to buy a new one. we will be needing a planet like the one the Clangers had just to put it all with an Iron Chicken to look after it!!. Carole.x PS great review.x

TomlinsonSE 04.03.2005 19:16

Great Review

Add your comment

max. 2000 characters

  Post comment

Similar offers for Kenwood TT990 »

1 to 3 out of 5 similar offers for Kenwood TT990 Show all similar offers
Kenwood TT380 Carriage Knob

Kenwood TT380 Carriage Knob

Kenwood TT380 Carriage Knob

 Visit Shop  >
amazon marketplace kitchen
Postage & Packaging:  Free!
Availability:  Usually dispatched within 1-2 business days...

Kenwood TT770 Iris 2 slice toaster

Kenwood TT770 Iris 2 slice toaster

In a sleek, beautiful and modern translucent white, the Kenwood TT770 Iris Translucent 2 ... more

Slice Toaster will have your toast cooked just the
way you want it thanks to it's multiple toasting
settings. It's crumb tray will keep your counter
top clean while the high lift function is perfect
for getting smaller items like scones out of the
toaster.

 Visit Shop  >
amazon marketplace kitchen
Postage & Packaging:  Free!
Availability:  Usually dispatched within 24 hours...

Gold Headshell Mount + Cartridge Fits Kenwood Kd750, Kd7010, Kd850, Kd990

Gold Headshell Mount + Cartridge Fits Kenwood Kd750, Kd7010, Kd850, Kd990

the ultimate gold plated headshell and cartridge with a hm 27 g 8 pg golden mm cartridge ... more

and diamond stylus top quality mirror polished
gold plate with a gold plated bayonet mount for
purer richer sound complete with gold plated
connectors and with leads made from ofc wire for
pure sound fits all the kenwood trio models below
n 69 p 31 p 43 kp 8080 kp 4021 kp 5021 p 2000 pc
1200 pc 200 pc 350 pc 400 kd 1033 kd 2000 kd 2033
kd 2044 kd 2055 kd 3033 kd 3055 kd 4033 kp 1022 kp
2021 kp 2022 kp 3021 h

 Visit Shop  >
ebay
Postage & Packaging:  £0.00
Availability:  available

Product Information »

Product details

Manufacturer Kenwood
Variable Slot Width with Variable Slot Width
High Lift with High Lift
Number of Slots 2 Slots
Warming Rack Removable, Integrated Warming Rack
Cancel Function / Immediate Eject with Cancel Function
Crumb Tray with Crumb Tray
Cool Wall with Cool Wall
Extralong Slots Yes
Electronic Sensor Yes

Show all Product Information

More reviews »

Review Ratings »

This review of Kenwood TT990 has been rated:

"very helpful" by (53%):

  1. tekin21
  2. Misslongstocking
  3. scalywitch

and 6 other members

The overall rating of a review is different from a simple average of all individual ratings.

Products you might be interested in »

Kenwood TTM 020/021/023/024/025/026/027/028/029/030-039KMIX

Kenwood TTM 020/021/023/024/025/026/027/028/029/030-039KMIX

Toaster, Traditional Toaster - 2 Slots, 2 - with Cancel Function - with Variable Slot Width - without Cool Wall - with High Lift

User reviews (2)

Buy now for only £ 29.50

Kenwood 2 Slice Toaster

Kenwood 2 Slice Toaster

(+) does the trick
(-) might not be for everyone

User reviews (1)

Buy now for only £ 22.90



Are you the manufacturer / provider of Kenwood TT990? Click here