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Panasonic Family size Microwave For Family Sized Meals

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06.03.2012

Advantages:
Easy to use, easy to clean, durability, great user manual

Disadvantages:
Might not be big enough for some families

Recommendable Yes:

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I inherited the Panasonic Family size Microwave when my Grandma died 2 years ago. She had already owned it for a number of years before we owned it so it has longevity. Considering she had owned it for 2 years and used it a lot, it was in perfect condition. It looked like new, so it had been looked after well. However, it is also a long lasting machine that won't break easily.

It is simple to use. You just need to place the food in it, press a few buttons and away you go. I love the simplicity of it because I get fed up trying to work out new technologies. I guess, I'm a bit of a technophobe. I just do not like working out new technologies. So the ease of this machine was brilliant. It was almost like it was made with me in mind. I think that is why my parent's chose to buy this microwave for my Grandma in the first hand.

This microwave has been like a good friend that has lasted for years and I will be sad to see it go. Although, at the moment there are no signs of use. As long as you clean it after use, it will last for a long time.

The Panasonic Microwave is modern and update, perfect for families. It cooks everyone's dinner in record time, without burning it. The microwave has certain buttons that make it easier for defrosting and other tasks. Tasks that a family will need to use. So it is built purposely with families in mind.

It can be confusing walking into a shop and seeing a large selection of microwaves to choose from. Knowing which one is the right design choice. For some people they want the more advanced model and for others (like myself) we want something more basic and simple to use.

The Panasonic offers a clean, white, neat design that is perfect for the kitchen. Panasonic has a good reputation for a reason, they deliver quality products every time. This microwave is so easy to use and it has a smart defrosting system. Just pop a bag of prawns directly out of the freezer and you'll find they defrost in minutes. If you want to warm ice-cream up a little, so it is easier to scoop out, then the defrost button is ideal.

This microwave has been designed smartly, is simple to clean and costs a fair price. It is not too expensive, nor too cheap. The market price is where it should be. It even says hello to you when you switch it on. How clever is that?

Panasonic has made it simple to cook wonderful food. There are various power levels, serving weight settings and even an auto -defrost button. Therefore, it works like an intelligent cooker. It can take a while to work your way through the instruction booklet since there is a lot of information. Until you get the hang of it, you might find it difficult. However, my six year old daughter knows how to use it, it is that easy. Even the biggest technophobe could learn how to use this microwave quite simply.

It's important to keep the microwave clean away from grease and germs. You might want to use a special cleaner to clean the inside of the microwave. It's important to look after it, so it provides longevity. There are some good cleaners out there that get to the tough grease.

If you feel nervous when you buy new machines, this is the perfect one for you. The more you understand how to use the microwave, the easier it will become. In fact, you probably won't need to use the fancy buttons, but have a clear idea on the time it takes for food to cook. It does not use a lot of energy, unlike some kitchen appliances. This saves money on energy bills which are increasing all the time.

The microwave has lot's of room inside, plus it is also wide. It has a good sized circumference on the rotisserie wheel. It does not take a lot of room up on the counter, but it isn't possible to cook a large pan of soup in it, in complete rotation. There are many other types of food you can cook in it though.

We use the microwave an awful lot and sometimes it replaces the traditional cooker. Cooking potatoes in it is really good because it has a combination grill that crisps the potato skin. Microwave chips are always a firm favourite in my family. They are ready to eat within minutes. The microwave even has a delay start which is wonderful for cooking.

This microwave retails at the lowest price of £122.26, but it can be bought at a higher cost from some stores. However, I am quoting the lowest retail cost. You can also buy a 5 year warranty for around £74.99. It comes with a 1 year warranty for parts and labour.

Special features include :
Colour - White
Output (watts ) - 900
Capacity (litres) - 27
Dimensions (HxWxD) (mm) - 304 x 510 x 380
Requires 5mm clearance on either side of appliance
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mumsymary 17.04.2012 22:21

such a handy tool

angelboouk123 06.03.2012 19:24

lovely to see you back

JasonJRogers 06.03.2012 17:24

Well reviewed!

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