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Maytag MER7765WW
 
Approximate retail price:
$600
Summary: This Maytag freestanding electric smoothtop range has the following:
• 4 surface cooking elements
• Among surface elements, 2 high-powered element(s).
• One or more expandable cooktop elements.
• Convection oven mode.
• Touchpads for setting oven temperature.
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Type: Smoothtop, single oven (30-inch)
About - Maytag MER7765WW

The Maytag MER7765WW is part of the kitchen range test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, electric range models like the MER7765WW are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Cooktop high:
This reflects how quickly the most powerful element could raise a 6-liter (6 1/3 quart) pot of water from room temperature to a near boil.

Cooktop low:
This reflects the ability of the lowest power element to melt and hold chocolate without scorching it. We also set the most powerful element to its lowest setting to test its ability to hold a large pot of tomato sauce below a boil.

Baking:
This reflects the evenness of cookies and cakes in multi-rack baking tests.
About This Brand

This midlevel, mass-market brand makes appliances priced between $500 and $2,000. Maytag, the first brand to introduce the double oven range in North America, offers a full line of dependable and durable cooking appliances such as built-in ovens, freestanding ovens (single or double), gas and electric cooktops, microwave/oven combinations, and downdraft hoods.

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Features & Specs - Maytag MER7765WW
info Double oven No
info Cooking drawer No
info High-power elements 2
info Medium-power elements 0
info Low-power elements 2
info Convection mode Yes
info Slide-in No
info Stainless steel available Yes
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User Reviews - Maytag MER7765WW
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1.0
Buzzing Noise
4/27/2014
Pros
Cons
Heats slowly
Unreliable Performance
Best Uses
Comment:
There is a distinct buzzing coming from the control panel, and this is the second one delivered as the first had manufacturer defects in the oven door.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
 
4.0
Mer7765w
2/27/2012
Pros
Attractive Design
Easy To Clean
High-Powered Burners
Large Surface Area
Cons
Heats slowly
Best Uses
Baking
Smaller Kitchens
Comment:
I love this range. think it needs to have a lower element in oven to heat quickly. When it does heat up it cooks evenly and quickly.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
 
1.0
This is the worst stove I have ever had.
2/24/2012
Pros
Cons
Difficult To Clean
Does Not Bake evenly
Heats slowly
Imprecise Temp Control
Messy
Surface scratches easily
Unreliable Performance
Will not hold temperature
Best Uses
Comment:
Bought range 2 years ago in april. I wanted a convection oven as to speed up baking. How wrong I was. It has never baked evenly and have had to turn what I was baking to cook evenly. A few weeks ago I was baking biscuits (20) minutes at 350. When I went to check on them, biscuits were flat. I discovered temp had fallen and oven wasn't on. Broiler works, but oven works when it wants to. Had a serviceman come out and stove worked great. Tonight I tried to bake fish for 15 mins at 450, it did the same thing. Repairman said if it was control panel it would be over 350.00 to fix. I think we paid [$] for stove. We are leasing our house next month and don't want renters to have to complain about oven. So, do we buy another inexpensive stove, or have to have constant service calls for this stove????
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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