Panasonic Inverter NN-H965BF microwave oven

 
Approximate retail price:
$212.01
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Summary: This Panasonic 2.2 cubic-foot 1250-watt has
  • a sensor
  • combo controls.
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Type: Large countertop microwaves
About - Panasonic Inverter NN-H965BF

The Panasonic Inverter NN-H965BF is part of the microwave oven test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, countertop microwave oven models like the Inverter NN-H965BF 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:
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About This Brand

This maker offers a wide range of products in the midlevel to high-end categories and is known for its Inverter technology. A number of Panasonic countertop models are also built-ins and convert with a kit you can purchase. The company sells a number of models with the Turbo Convection feature. Models range in price from $110 to $700.

Features & Specs - Panasonic Inverter NN-H965BF
info Claimed capacity (cu. ft.) 2.2
info Watts 1250
info Detailed prompts Yes
info Convection mode No
info Sensor Yes
info Stainless/SS-look option No
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
Waste of money
1/25/2016
Pros
Easy To Clean
Easy To Install
Heats Evenly
Powerful
Simple Controls
Cons
Noisy
Unreliable
Best Uses
Defrosting
Comment:
The door wouldn't shut almost immediately. It will not work if the door doesn't close. Do not buy this microwave. I regret it.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
Aren't you poll-reading lassies in over your heads?
1/7/2016
Pros
Cons
Embarrassing
Unreliable
Best Uses
Ballast
Comment:
After subscribing to CR for over 40 years, I have become painfully aware that you non-technical lassies need to re-hire some of those engineers you let go. To see what experienced customers have to say about one of your top-rated microwaves, try reading some of the dozens and dozens of reviews on Amazon that all say something like this: AVOID AVOID AVOID. I really dont write many reviews, but this thing has got my anger up. As you will find in many reviews here and by a simple google search, Panasonic microwaves have a fatal design flaw which they have not fixed and offer no solution for. After using this for a short while the latch that detects the door closing fails and the oven will not come on. It is a shoddy, flimsy piece of engineering which if not designed for failure, sure looks like it. I have tried the repairs found online, but they only last a short while. I called Panasonic but was basically told to go stuff it. All the bells and whistles dont make up for the fact that this will die on you in short order. AVOID.
How long have you owned it:
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
 
2.0
Stopped working within 18 months
1/7/2016
Pros
Easy To Clean
Powerful
Cons
Unreliable
Best Uses
Defrosting
Frozen Food
Leftovers
Quick Meals
Comment:
Microwave lasted less then 18 months. Now it just will not even turn on. <br />When it worked it worked well. I liked its low power function. Of course the warranty is 12 months on labor so it is less expensive to just get a new one. I will stay away from panasonic.
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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