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Definitely a Low-End Product
on December 11, 2008
I've had this for about two months, and while it gets the job done, it's not exactly ideal.
It does cook as required in terms of bake and broil modes with french fries, egg rolls, fish, and steak. I have not used it for a lengthy broil session (such as using the rotisserie feature).
However, the enclosed owner's manual has several blank (unprinted) pages throughout. The internal light bulb went out almost immediately after I began using it (it blinks on briefly sometimes when the oven door is closed), and - the most annoying characteristic - the convection fan makes a loud rattling sound for several minutes when the oven is turned on (and often briefly when the door is opened or closed during cooking), as if the fan is misaligned.
My old Toastmaster oven (which lasted for years and years) had a nice feature, which was a preheat light that turned off when the oven had reached the desired preheat temperature, which this one does not have.
It works, but it's noisy and not very well made.