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Sharp R-820BW

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Overall 10
10

I love every thing about except the popcorn

Carolyn, Amazon
29 August 2014
  • Summary: I love every thing about except the popcorn, it does'nt do a very good job. But I love how it bakes my homemade bread and pies!!!!!!!!!!
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Overall 10
10

Great for singles who don't cook (but it can-)

G. Weber, Amazon
20 July 2014
  • Summary: I waited until I had owned this oven for 8 months in order to give an experienced review. These microwave/convection oven combos are not easy to find in stores, but I suspect it's because most people don't know about them yet and so there's no demand. Why have an ordinary microwave that you use mostly to heat things up, when you can have a microwave/convection oven combo that can also bake frozen 12 inch pizzas, canned biscuits & cookies ?
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Overall 10
10

Sharp Convection Microwave

Elizabeth Broadbent, Amazon
27 February 2014
  • Summary: Works great. Everything I expected it to be. Don't really use convection. Only tried it twice but does what it is supposed to do. Cooks in almost half the time of putting it in the oven and doesn't heat up the kitchen.
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Overall 10
10

Love it!

Ria Biley "Author", Amazon
27 November 2013
  • Summary: My first Sharp Convection Microwave lasted 18 years, and was still working when I gave it away. I love the versatility of this product, only wish I could have afforded the larger model.
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Overall 10
10

Sharp R-820B-w Convection Microwave

Califirnia Fred "California Fred", Amazon
10 September 2013
  • Summary: We are very pleased. Package arrived in less than a week after order was placed. It worked immediately. This is my third one. The first one is still working in the motor home. The second one was still working after 10 years of use in the kitchen, but I replaced it because we badly over-cooked some meat and the stink of burned meat got pretty strong. Someone set the time for 20 minutes instead of 2 minutes a year ago. Cleaned it and used it for a year more.
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Overall 2
2.0

Illegible Display

Mike, Amazon
23 May 2013
  • Summary: The display for setting cooking times and levels, etc., was very dim and illegible. So the oven was useless. The vendor gave me the choice of returning the oven (a hassle) or a 50% refund. I chose the refund. Are there any good convection microwaves out there?
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Overall 2
2.0

Better at generating lightning than cooking

Kevin Pezzi, MD, Amazon
10 June 2012
  • Summary: You might need a shot of whiskey to calm your nerves after using the Sharp R-820B. As an ER doctor, I've been in the same room as murderers who sliced up their friends. That didn't scare me, but this oven does. It produces large incandescent arcs with a terrifying zapping-popping-humming sound, as if all of the power in the North American grid were channeled into this device that seems hell-bent on destroying itself -- and, I feared, anyone in its vicinity.
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Overall 6
6.0

Too many minuses per plus

My Fake Name, Amazon
20 October 2011
  • Summary: October 20, 2011 We bought this as a replacement for a microwave that broke, hoping to be able to get rid of the convection toaster oven altogether and free up some space. We received the unit Tuesday night at 9:00 PM and had decided by 9:00 the next morning to send it back for a refund. Here's why. 1. DISPLAY A. One of the LEDs in the display never did work, i.e., when it was supposed to be on it remained off. This bespeaks of poor quality control at the factory. B.
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Overall 6
6.0

Too complicated

jjv, Amazon
20 September 2011
  • Summary: It works well enough and cooks fine, but my family has not taken to the "high maitenance" of this unit. To use the auto buttons you have to always consult the manual, so instead, my family never uses those buttons (which defeats all the benefits of the convection options). Also, we are always forgetting to "boost up" the popcorn (you have to raise up microwave popcorn onto an overturned pie pan) which means our 1st batch of the night typically gets ruined.
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Overall 6
6.0

Short Life

km boise "km boise", Amazon
7 April 2011
  • Summary: It is pretty sad that the life span of the Sharp product line has so eroded. I bought a Sharp R-820BW in August/2008. After only 18 months the microwave has stopped working. The Sharp R-820BW was purchased to replace a Sharp Carousel bought in 1983 which lasted 25 years! Now I must decide if I want to pay over $100.00 for servicing or buy a new unit - so much for GREEN.
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