Sharp R-1871 microwave oven

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Summary: This Sharp 1.1 cubic-foot 850-watt has
  • a sensor
  • speed-cook
  • convection
  • touchpad controls.
  • a wire rack for bi-level cooking.
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About - Sharp R-1871

The Sharp R-1871 is part of the microwave oven test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, over-the-range microwave oven models like the R-1871 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.
About This Brand

Sharp sells a wide range of countertop models through retailers such as Target, Best Buy, Lowe's, Sears, and Wal-Mart. Sharp is planning to introduce a steam-assisted microwave oven. The company also offers the only microwave drawer on the market (in a single- or double-drawer unit). Sharp microwaves cost $70 to $800. Sharp over-the-range (OTR) models measure about 1.5 to 2.0 cubic feet with wattage ratings of 900 to 1,200 and cost $200 to $1,000.

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Features & Specs - Sharp R-1871
info Claimed capacity (cu. ft.) 1.1
info Watts 850
info Detailed prompts Yes
info Convection mode Yes
info Sensor Yes
info Stainless/SS-look option No
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