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8.0 out of 10

Magic Chef MCM770W

0.7 cu. Ft. Microwave Oven. About Us Warranty Service Exte Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Magic Chef MCM770W

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Overall 2
2.0

A total drag

Mr. X, Amazon
21 January 2014
  • Summary: The unit started to spontaneously arc. Naturally, the gas line to the house is broken due to construction on a adjoining property and this microwave was my only source of warm food during this newest Polar Express event. The interesting bit this morning was nuking coffee and seeing sparks rising out of the little trap door near the light. The acrid smell of burnt metal permeates the kitchen. This arcing comes after 8 months of light use.
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Overall 6
6.0

Water in the oven

Mountain Charlie, Amazon
31 December 2013
  • Summary: We bought this thing REALLY cheap at another store. We use it to heat my meals (usually 4 minutes) and coffee (1 minute). Water accumulates inside the oven, so we have to dry it after each use. I read about the turning itself on trick, but ours hasn't done that (yet). If it does, it's toast. Its a convenient little gadget for us, so I hope it behaves itself.
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Overall 6
6.0

Seems OK to me

Katie300, Amazon
28 November 2011
  • Summary: Turning itself on? Bizarre. I don't think that's happened to me. I am not a big microwave person. I use it to heat up my coffee and that's about it. That said, it came with the house and I'd like something that looks more sleek.
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Overall 2
2.0

Dangerous fire hazard! Turns itself on...

Bettina, Amazon
14 May 2011
  • Summary: ***UPDATE 4/12 (thanks to another reviewer) To see my uploaded photo of the damage the fire caused, Click on my name (reviewer) and then choose the image tab*** Avoid this brand at all costs, and if you already have one, return it! If you do a Google search for 'magic chef microwave turns itself on' you will find dozens and dozens of complaints and reviews where consumers have this exact issue. This appliance will literally turn itself on.
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Overall 2
2.0

Lasted less than 3 years

Riz, Amazon
14 April 2011
  • Summary: I have owned this for less than 3 years and it has had very light use, a couple minutes a day, and it's now dead. Stay away from Magic Chef if you want something to last. I have another brand in a different area of my house and it's going strong after 25 years.
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Overall 8
8.0

microwave oven

Patricia A., Sinclair, Amazon
6 February 2011
  • Summary: the size given matched what I saw on the website, so I was able to place this oven in the space I had for it. Works nicely - quiet and easy to use.
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