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8.1 out of 10

Sunbeam SGC7701

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Reviews and Problems with Sunbeam SGC7701

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Overall 2
2.0

Stopped working after 6 months

Clem, Amazon
23 February 2013
  • Summary: I bought this on sale at Target. We have limited space in our kitchen and wanted a small microwave, and this one seemed to fit the bill. Like many others, I constantly struggled with the interior glass turntable, since it doesn't stabilize and often time spinned off track. Having owned it for about 6 months, it all of a sudden stopped working this week. It still powers on, and all the buttons and settings seemed to work fine. But it does not heat up any liquid or food.
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Overall 2
2.0

Don't buy even if it's on sale.

BETTINA JONES, Amazon
4 January 2013
  • Summary: The turn table stopped turning, the glass in the door developed moisture that doesn't go away. It heats only in one spot. It takes forever to cook. It burns popcorn and know it burned a hole through the bottom. Now, I have to throw it out. I've only had it about 2 years. I think a microwave should last more than two years. I bought it cheap. This time I'll spend a little more.
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Overall 2
2.0

Truly terrible

Max, Amazon
4 December 2012
  • Summary: I bought it in August. It worked poorly from the start- the glass plate would fall off the turntable repeatedly and heating was inconsistent- and then it promptly stopped working altogether. Time to replace it with something that isn't a sunbeam.
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Overall 2
2.0

Do Not Buy

BrumbelowD, Amazon
9 September 2012
  • Summary: Bought 2 months ago for use in vacation home. However, after 10 uses is has stopped working. When plugged in the light and fan comes on and the tray spins. It will not turn off, nor heat anything. Seller has suggested contacting manufacturer. I will post how the manufacturer responds at a later date.
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Overall 10
10

User Review

Freamon, NCIX.com
9 May 2012
  • Summary: Perfect microwave for the price!
  • Pros: 700w, Quiet, Cooks well
  • Cons: Small
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Overall 2
2.0

Waste of Money

Dr. Luba, Amazon
27 October 2011
  • Summary: I have an old and large microwave in my basement that was bought in the 70s. It still works. It's too big for my current kitchen, but still a workhorse. My previous small microwave lasted almost 20 years before it rusted out and quit heating popcorn properly. I bought this one in January of 2010. It worked reasonably well, although the glass plate kept going off the tracks, as another reviewer noted.
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Overall 8
8.0

It seems perfect to me.

Cleo, Amazon
6 October 2011
  • Summary: I bought the SMO 701 A7E from Target because it was white, one of the cheapest and American owned. The glass turning plate is one of my favorite things about this machine. It is thick like the old French glassware. The ridges need to be lined up with the turning wheel. I actually prefer that it is a lower wattage as I think it makes for a mellower cooking. Just be able to reheat leftovers quickly has made me substantially more relaxed.
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Overall 2
2.0

inconsistent cooking

Cara E. Mandart "C. Mandart", Amazon
25 September 2011
  • Summary: the glass broke after just a few months of regular usage. I understand its just a 700 watt power, but it can't even pop popcorn consistently: it's either burnt or under-cooked. This microwave interior is so small the bag can hardly spin, therefore it shouldn't advertise that it can pop microwave popcorn at all.
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Overall 2
2.0

stinks

attilathelarge, Amazon
6 April 2011
  • Summary: The interior glass plate can't be properly stabilized, so anything that weighs more than a few ounces (a mug of coffee water, for instance) bumps and slides and spills its contents as it rotates. Also, it gives off a strong Polyvinyl chloride smell when heating which hasn't "out-gassed" away even after a month of use.
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