(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
Fan Is Not Loud
Heats Up Quickly
Initial Cleaning Smelly
Tones Are Loud
The reviews about the fan noise on this site actually caused us to cancel our initial order. However, we decided to take a chance on it and assumed people just like to complain. We were right. The fan does changes pitches as some say, but it is markedly quieter than our previous fan. We don't hear it 'across the house'. The sound is on par with a newer model dishwasher running. I will admit the tones on the oven are loud. The volume setting says 'High' and 'Low', but it should really be 'Deafening' and 'Ears only bleed a little'. Yes, that is a bit of an exaggeration, but if that is the worst thing about the overall noise of this oven, so be it. <br /><br />There was a very pungent smell at first use (expected) that would not go away after at least 10 hours worth of Broil settings (not expected). However, this was because we listened to the complaints that the self-cleaning mode shorted out the oven. We finally did a self-cleaning cycle for 3 hours and (after 2.5 hours of a horrible smell that caused us to evacuate the house) the oven was fine...both smell and condition afterwards. <br /><br />Now in full operation mode (daily use), it heats quickly, temps are accurate, cooks evenly, and lives up to the ratings on this site. <br /><br />Buy this oven. We got it on sale for under $1k, which is ridiculous value for this good of an oven. Time will tell if we got what we paid for when it comes to quality of construction, but by that point, this review will be worthless. Big thumbs up here.
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Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.