Top critical review
82 people found this helpful
Great buy - though it's cheaper elsewhere... Make sure you have enough space for it!
on December 2, 2010
I've been wanting a convection oven for some time - and this one is nice. I actually bought mine on Overstock.com (it was only 71 bucks and I had a coupon code).
Though I read the dimensions - I still managed (somehow) to believe this thing would be smaller than it is... I'm going to keep it though.
You need counter space in at least the following measures:
26" wide (that gives you enough space on either side)
16" deep (again - enough space on the back and in front)
14" tall (this gives you about 2" above the oven)
It'll hold a ten pound bird in a pan
It comes with a roasting pan
Seems easy to clean
It would be great for someone who has a really small (efficiency) apartment or doesn't have a typical oven for some reason.
Convection Bake is actually a setting on the oven - there are other non-convection options for simple toasting and electric baking
The fan is a little noisy... not much. Just a little (as loud as any fan might be in a room)
It's pretty hot to the touch - keep kids away
***UPDATE*** 11.21.11 -- The paint for the buttons has since worn off and we've had to relabel it using a label maker. Pretty annoying! I've downgraded the review from 4 to 3 star. The oven functions well but has significant cosmetic issues.
The thing is big - this isn't your typical 6-slice oven...
The dials seem unnecessarily large
The finish is great
It's not ALL stainless steel - there are some plastic pieces that are silver-toned (mostly on the handle and places where I'm sure using steel would've given people burns)
It's SUPER SHINY