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Sanyo-em-z2100gs.1074474
6.4 out of 10

Sanyo EM-Z2100GS

Microwave Oven - Browner - Toasting Oven. 900 Watt Microwave P Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Sanyo EM-Z2100GS

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Overall 10
10

Reliable and good looking!

J. Clark "Jesse H. Clark", Amazon
8 September 2012
  • Summary: So, maybe my review can help tip the scales since, at the time of me writing this, there are about as many bad reviews as there are good ones. I have had this microwave since my freshman year of college in 2004. That's eight years. It still works great. I hardly ever use the grill function, but it does do a decent job on "combo" setting to brown the cheese on a reheated slice of pizza a little bit rather than nuke it into oblivion. Turntable works, and is easy to clean.
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Overall 10
10

Go green with this Microwave/Grill Oven...Saves energy and works great!

J. Perez "Mr.Perez", Amazon
21 February 2010
  • Summary: Works great and feel great to become green by saving energy.Never mind the weight that you may lose due to grilling with this oven.
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Overall 4
4.0

Fine cooking; poor design

Elisabeth A. Bingham "horse'n around", Amazon
7 November 2009
  • Summary: I think this microwave cooks, as a microwave, just fine. I don't try to have it do anything else. My complaints about it are its increment button which does 30 seconds until you reach 2 minutes and 30 seconds, then goes to minute increments, and so on. If the dial actually worked, I wouldn't mind that so much, but (and perhaps I just got a flimsy one) the dial on mine no longer works properly (lasted about a year, I think) and so it takes much patience to get to the cook...
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Overall 2
2.0

Gift Disappointment

Allison Burnett, Amazon
2 November 2009
  • Summary: Bought this for my sister for Christmas and it broke within a month. Completely unusable. Very expensive, worthless, counter-space hog. Great in theory, but not in practice... at least not this specific one I purchased. Maybe I got a dud.
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Overall 4
4.0

Worked OK for 1 Year Then Died

Mary Cocuzza "Mom of 3", Amazon
20 April 2009
  • Summary: Worked OK for a year them one morning it was dead. Not a long life and not worth repairing. Grill never worked that great either. So ended uo using my toaster oven instead.
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Overall 4
4.0

Coolest looking microwave, but not great

CtrlAltDlt, Amazon
25 February 2009
  • Summary: Pros: Everyone who sees this microwave thinks the knob and look is super cool. I myself cannot recall ever seeing another modern microwave with a digital dial. The "stainless steel" on the outside and inside is easy to clean. The defrost function works decently and you can set it by the total oz. of food to defrost. pretty nice. The cons: Ive never seen a microwave that produces as much steam while cooking than this one.
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Overall 6
6.0

NOT A HOME RUN BUT NOT TOO SHABBY EITHER

ZmanNYC2 "BUDGET-MINDED AUDIOPHILE", Amazon
2 January 2009
  • Summary: I RECEIVED THIS UNIT AS A GIFT PROBABLY BACK IN 2004. I REALLY DIDN'T NEED A NEW MICROWAVE OVEN AS I'D RECEIVED A PERFECTLY GOOD ONE, IN THE RIGHT SIZE (SMALL), AS A GIFT 2 YEARS EARLIER! HOWEVER THE GIFT GIVER WAS SO THRILLED TO GIVE IT TO ME, I HAD TO TAKE IT. FIRST PROBLEM, THIS UNIT IS HUGE. MY SMALL GE SAT ON A SMALL SHELF ABOVE 1 OF THE 2 SMALL COUNTERTOPS IN MY SMALL NYC APT.
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Overall 2
2.0

Doesn't work!

R. Wymore, Amazon
16 December 2008
  • Summary: We got this as a gift. It worked just under one year. We called Sanyo for some customer service but their "service" was a joke. I asked if maybe there was a setting we accidentally triggered or a reason it wasn't heating, if they knew anything - nope! They didn't care because our "warranty" was no good anymore (even though it stopped working in under a year). The fan and light still work, so it looks like it's working but never heats anything. It is a piece of junk.
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Overall 2
2.0

Does not work

busabusa, Amazon
2 December 2008
  • Summary: Oven brand new out of the box didn't work. Not sure Sanyo even tests these before shipping them. Upon closing the door, the oven would run continuously but not actually microwave; just the fan and light. Avoid.
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Overall 2
2.0

JUNK!

Amber "Amber", Amazon
24 June 2008
  • Summary: I purchased this in April of 2007 from Best Buy for 89.99 and in June of 2008 it went up. Saved the box but nobody will give me a refund since it has been just over a year. The only thing I liked about it was the way it looked. Do not buy this junk! Spend a little more money and get a better microwave that will last a long time.
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