Available in black or white, this 1250-watt microwave oven by Panasonic makes a stylish and convenient addition to any contemporary kitchen. The 1.6-cubic-foot unit with its 15-inch turntable perfectly cooks and evenly heats anything from breakfast foods and after-school snacks to dinnertime meals and appetizers when entertaining. Ideal for busy professionals and on-the-go families, the microwave oven provides quick and easy meal preparation while nicely accommodating surrounding decor.
Many people just use their microwaves for making popcorn or warming up soup because most microwaves just have one temperature setting--high. Conventional microwave ovens might have a low-power setting, but this is achieved by "pulsing" the high-power setting on and off rather than by emitting a steady stream of low-powered energy.
Panasonic's trailblazing Inverter technology delivers true, variable microwave power, which means even temperatures and consistent textures throughout the food being cooked. The consistent delivery of microwave energy allows delicate foods to simmer without the edges and surfaces overcooking, so foods have the look and taste you expect--without the wait.
The Inverter microwave oven perfects the art of cooking, taking microwave cooking to a whole new level. You'll experience delicious food that better retains its color, nutrients, and flavor and that's easier and faster to prepare. Oh, and you can still make great popcorn.
Furthermore, the Inverter power unit is smaller and lighter than conventional microwave circuitry (aka the heavy, enclosed side of the microwave), which allows for more interior space to fit that favorite casserole dish, without increasing the oven's overall exterior dimensions. Weighing just 29-4/5 pounds, the oven's roomy interior measures 18-1/2 inches long by 16-7/16 inches wide by 10 inches high, while its compact exterior measures 19-7/16 inches long by 21-7/8 inches wide by 12 inches high.
With the touch of Panasonic's Sensor Cooking button, the microwave takes the guesswork out of creating a great meal, by automatically setting power levels and adjusting cooking or defrosting time. The sensor measures the amount of steam produced during cooking, and signals the microprocessor to calculate the remaining cooking time at the appropriate power level automatically.
Panasonic evolved the Turbo Defrost feature, which allows you to defrost foods even faster than previous Panasonic Auto Defrost. Panasonic Inverter Turbo Defrost technology is an advanced microwave sequencing system using the inverter continuous-power delivery method.
The one-touch button allows you to set or add cooking time in 1-minute increments up to 10 minutes.
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.
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 for up to 30 minutes after cooking.
Time-of-day clock and versatile timer provide exceptional convenience.
The function key simplifies the programming of 10 useful, non-cooking functions. Just press the function key and the menu-action screen will display easy-to-follow steps to complete the desired function.
For safety, the oven's child safety lock prevents electronic operation (door still opens).
The oven also provides 10 power levels, five cooking stages, more/less control, a popcorn button, and delay start.
Frequently Asked Questions
Does it have a turntable?
It has a glass turntable, which rides on a little round carriage (under the turntable). Both can come out for washing.
What are the inside (cooking) dimensions?
It is approximately 15 1/2" wide, 17 1/2" deep, and from the top to the turntable is about 8 1/2".
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- Capacity 1.6 cuft
- Power 1250 Watts