Are 900 watts really enough for a microwave?

elwydeeOctober 15, 2012

I'm planning to replace my old, 27" double oven with an Electrolux Wave-Touch Microwave/Convection oven and single oven. We currently use an old Sharp 1100-watt countertop microwave that works fine, but I want to retire it and reclaim the counter space.

When using the Elux as a microwave only, are there any issues with 900 watts vs. 1100 watts, other than having things take a little longer? Microwave popcorn is a requirement in this household--does it pop properly in the Elux?

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We have a 900 watt counter top microwave and it works just fine for popping popcorn. As with everything else, it just takes a little longer.

    Bookmark   October 16, 2012 at 6:58AM
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I have a built in Meile MW which is 900 watts I believe. It does very well with everything except popcorn. It will make it with some practice but not nearly as good as my old cheap 1100 watt MW.


    Bookmark   October 16, 2012 at 12:46PM
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