Summary: This is by far the WORST microwave I have ever bought. In fact, the worse APPLIANCE I have ever bought. I bought the first one in May 2010. Less than a year later, it simply WENT DEAD. The only redress offered to me by Panasonic was for me to DRIVE IT TO a PANASONIC approved repair store; the closest one is about 40 minutes away! So I just threw it out, and foolishly bought another one. It was such a highly rated product ,after all. So I bought the identical model.
Summary: After reading numerous positive reviews for Panasonic 1300 Sensor Microwave I purchased it in January. I realy liked the size and features and thought I'd be set for many years. Unfortunately, 8 months later while reheating on a paper towel sparks flew from the side of the door. There was a definite burning smell and a singe on the frame. My last microwave lasted for over 10 years. This is such a disappointment.
Summary: Now that I have had it for awhile let me say, don't waste your money this microwave is not worth the money! As the other reviewers say, not having the inside light is very annoying! Also the front panel display is very hard to see, the timing or anything on the panel, unless you are very up close! Also the inside finish has rubbed off and is turning very yellow and it overcooks a lot so the sensor are off!
Summary: I bought this as a replacement for a 10 yr old microwave that I adored. I researched for 3 weeks trying to make sure that this one performed well, was easy to use, and would last. I absolutely LOVE this microwave! The 'inverter turbo defrost' is one great feature! It defrosts your bone in chicken in no time with NO warm spots, and no partially cooked edges. There is also a sensor heat feature that i use daily.
Summary: I was warned by other raters that the timer was hard to read and it is. The microwave works fine but my biggest disappointment was the lack of a rice cooking button. It took us a while to get it figured out. Power down to 5. About 10 minutes. stir. check and let sit , power down to 5 for another 5 min. for pretty good microwaved rice.
Summary: Our old microwave quit on Friday (at least 10 years old) on Saturday drove all over looking for a simaliar model and after buying one we thought would work and taking it back because it was too big I ordered this one. It was on my door step on Tuesday with standard shipping. Great job! This is a great microwave nice size, hi wattage, and very reliable.
Summary: Great Microwave. We under cabinet mounted it. From this position the display is perfectly bright (at least on my unit). The food is difficult to see through the glass due to the etch on the glass, but this is not a big deal to our kitchen. It has held up for 6 months and seems of very high quality.
Inverter technology a great idea, but something's not quite right
G. Brown "GeeBee", Amazon
20 March 2012
Summary: This was my third Samsung inverter microwave and the second to go bad. I love the cooking power of these machines but I have come to the conclusion that they have an unresolved problem with the technology being used. This last machine, after only 3 weeks of light use gave up the ghost. It made a funny hissing sound then tripped the electrical breaker for thar circuit.
Summary: I use my microwave several times a day and so far (6 weeks), I am very pleased with this purchase. Before buying, I read nearly every review on Amazon for this size and power of microwave in this price range and couldn't find one that pleased people without someone having serious, legitimate concerns or complaints that would ordinarily lead me to reject the product immediately.
Summary: I have this item in a little larger size and love it. Unfornately, the reviews on this particular model weren't that good so I was somewhat leary and checked out other sites since it was to be a gift. The other reviews were so much better that I took a chance. So far my daughter hasn't had any problems and really likes it. So I didn't like the Amazon reviews, but I loved the Amazon price! Thanks, I haven't gone wrong with Amazon yet!