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Magic Chef MCD1611ST
 
Approximate retail price:
$145.00
Summary: This Magic Chef 1.6 cubic-foot 1100-watt has
  • touchpad controls.
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Community icon23 people have reviewed this model.
Type: Large countertop microwaves
About - Magic Chef MCD1611ST

The Magic Chef MCD1611ST is part of the microwave oven test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, countertop microwave oven models like the MCD1611ST are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Heating evenness:
This reflects how evenly a model reheated a dish of cold mashed potatoes.

Defrosting evenness:
This is based on how well the automatic-defrost program defrosted one pound of frozen ground chuck.

Speed of heating:
This score is based on the temperature rise of water heated in the microwave.
Features & Specs - Magic Chef MCD1611ST
info Claimed capacity (cu. ft.) 1.6
info Watts 1100
info Detailed prompts No
info Convection mode No
info Sensor No
info Stainless/SS-look option Yes
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User Reviews - Magic Chef MCD1611ST
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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
bad model
3/17/2014
Pros
Stopped Working
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
Bought this brand-new 12/30/13, stopped working 3/16/14 ,Felt hot on the sides of the microwave <br />after it had died . Anyway I would not recommend this unit at all
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
 
4.0
Owned for five years with no problems
12/29/2013
Pros
Excellent Heating
Cons
Chime Is Annoying
Operation Is A Bit Loud
Best Uses
Defrosting
Great For Potatos And Yam
Leftovers
Quick Meals
Comment:
We needed an emergency, sort of, replacement for our old Sharp that had finally blown it's last fuse.<br />This unit is much larger than our old one but the price was right and I could carry it out of the store.<br />That was about five years ago. Never had a single problem. Replaced the light bulb once. Just keep the unit vents clean, clean the interior and I think this one would never die.<br />BTW, I never did take off the bluish protective film. Even that has remained intact despite the top of the microwave being used as a shelf.<br />I thought I would add to the reviews while I still have the unit. <br />It is on its way out only due to our lack of kitchen space. It is a larger unit and I need to go with something a bit smaller that can also fit over the range. Space is a premium in a small kitchen and my wife knows I have the itch to get a stand mixer.<br />Now, where did I place those mixer reviews...
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
 
1.0
lasted just over one year.
12/8/2013
Pros
Attractive Design
Cons
Unreliable
Best Uses
Defrosting
Frozen Food
Leftovers
Popcorn
Comment:
We bought this product on 3/27/12 and now it has quit for good...thought that it was just overheating when it took a long time to heat or cook something, but it just quit working even though the lights work, the turntable works, and it seems to do the job but when you go to get the item out it is still cold...dont know what happened but wont buy this one again...just bought this over a year ago...they say this is the disposable era but this is rediculous!!!
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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