Available in black or white, this 1200-watt microwave oven by Panasonic makes a stylish and convenient addition to any contemporary kitchen. The 1.2-cubic-foot unit with its 13-1/2-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 25-1/2 pounds, the oven's roomy interior measures 14-3/8 inches long by 13-15/16 inches wide by 9-15/16 inches high, while its compact exterior measures 15-13/16 inches long by 20-11/16 inches wide by 12-1/4 inches high.
With the touch of the Sensor Cook 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.
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.
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 Genius Sensor adjusts power levels and calculates cooking and reheating times--automatically--for various food types.
Easy-to-open door for simple access to cavity and with one touch of a single key the control panel makes it possible to operate the microwave oven effortlessly.
The one-touch button allows you to set or add cooking time in 1-minute increments up to 10 minutes.
Time-of-day clock and versatile timer provide exceptional convenience.
For safety, the child lock prevents electronic operation (door still opens). Press Start three times to lock ("Child" will be displayed); press Stop/Reset three times to cancel.
The oven also provides 10 power levels, three cooking stages, more/less control, a popcorn button, and delay start.
- Inverter Technology for even cooking and delivering delicious flavor and Inverter Turbo Defrost for quick defrosting
- 1200 Watts of High Power; One-Touch Genius Sensor Cook and Reheat for automatic cooking settings and even Keep Warm feature
- 13 1/2" turntable; Delay Start and Timer; More/Less Control; Quick Minute, Popcorn Key
- Upper left-corner of the door has a small indentation to allow the door to open smoothly and is completed at the factory
Frequently Asked Questions
Is there an option to turn off the beeping sounds of this microwave?
I don't think you can turn them off altogether, but after the initial short tones that let you know it's done, it doesn't beep again.
Does light come on when door is open
No it does not come on when you open the door.
Where does the power cord attach? How high up the back, or does it come from bottom?
This comes out the back and has protective cap over it, 3 inches from the bottom. Probably sticks out 1/1/2 inch Located on back right side as you look at it from front.
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- Power Settings 10 Levels
- Wattage 1200 Watts
- Oven Capacity 1.2 Cubic Feet