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GE Profile Spacemaker II PEM31DM[BB]
 
Approximate retail price:
$250
Summary: This GE 1.0 cubic-foot 800-watt has
  • a sensor
  • touchpad controls.
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Community icon14 people have reviewed this model.
Type: Midsized countertop microwaves
User Reviews
User Reviews

 
2.0
Quit after 3 years
2/1/2014
Pros
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
Used it daily, mostly defrost and reheat. It worked OK until it quit after 3 years. Had just replaced flimsy roller guide for $42. But 3 years may be best one can expect these days for foreign built stuff. Hard to know what to replace it with.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
interior rust
5/6/2013
Pros
Attractive Design
Simple Controls
Simple Display
Cons
Carousel Broke
Interior Rusted
Unreliable
Unstable Tray
Best Uses
Comment:
Used primarily for reheating. Interior rust formed on the door within two years. GE offered a free new door, but we would pay labor of more than $100. Customer service rep stated that interior rust is not covered by the warranty in any event. She stated it was an appearance issue--not functional.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
4.0
Died after 10 YEARS of good service, RIP
1/7/2013
Pros
Attractive Design
Easy To Clean
Easy To Install
Heats Evenly
Powerful
Simple Display
Cons
Best Uses
Defrosting
Frozen Food
Leftovers
Popcorn
Quick Meals
Comment:
Had this model for 10 years, till it died yesterday (RIP). No complaints. It isn't any noisier, or do any better or worse job of defrosting than anyother models I've tried. I use it for everything: reheating, defrosting, cooking, anything I need fast!<br />If you know how to really COOK with a microven, this will work great. I've made muffins, cookies, cakes, GREAT for sauces!, fish, cassaroles. I've been very happy with it.<br />It is a little noisey, no more than most. It does an okay job on defrost, no better or worse than others (it's always tricky defrosting properly in ANY microven).<br />This model worked 10 years for us, and I'm replacing it with the same.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
The GE Profile Spacemaker II PEM31DM[BB] is part of the Microwave ovens test program at Consumer Reports. The GE Profile Spacemaker II PEM31DM[BB] Microwave ovens features and specs include Convection mode, Detailed prompts, Claimed capacity (cu. ft.), Sensor, Stainless/SS-look option, Watts. In our lab tests, Microwave ovens models like the GE Profile Spacemaker II PEM31DM[BB] are reviewed on Ease of use, Heating evenness, Microwaving noise, Speed of heating, Usable capacity (cu. ft.), Overall score, Defrosting evenness. Consumer Reports subscribers share reviews of the GE Profile Spacemaker II PEM31DM[BB] based on personal experience. The user reviews of the GE Profile Spacemaker II PEM31DM[BB] include star ratings, pros, cons, best uses, and a bottom line review to help guide your purchasing decision of the GE Profile Spacemaker II PEM31DM[BB].
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