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Hamilton Beach Digital 22502
 
Price range:
$28.37 - $235.77
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Summary: This Hamilton Beach toaster has:
  • Bagel setting.
  • Defrost setting.
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Type: 2-slice toasters
About - Hamilton Beach Digital 22502

The Hamilton Beach Digital 22502 is part of the toaster test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, toaster models like the Digital 22502 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Color range:
How well the toasters or toaster ovens produced both very light toast and very dark toast.

Full batch:
Reflects color evenness among all slices in a batch.

Successive batches:
Represents color consistency in consecutive batches.
About This Brand

Among the market-share leaders, Hamilton Beach toasters tend to be more expensive than others. Styles vary from the contemporary look of the Eclectrics line to the retro look of the Classic models and the modern appearance of the long-slot model. Hamilton Beach products are widely available at department stores, Wal-Mart, Target, specialty stores, Bed Bath & Beyond, and regional outlets.

Features & Specs - Hamilton Beach Digital 22502
info Touchpad No
info One slot No
info Bagel setting Yes
info Exterior material Metal
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User Reviews - Hamilton Beach Digital 22502
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2.0
I would not recommend
9/1/2014
Pros
Easy To Clean
Cons
Doesn't Heat Evenly
Imprecise Controls
Best Uses
Comment:
I bought this because of CR high ratings and good price point; however, besides the toaster not performing well with uneven toasting, the controls are on the side, making it inconvenient to change a setting - one surprise is that after adjusting the setting, it resets to the default for the next toasting, requiring a setting change every time we toast - not convenient.
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
2.0
Worked fine for 1 year, then died
8/26/2014
Pros
Even Heating
Cons
Best Uses
Kitchen
Comment:
Bought based on CR rating. This thing did its job, it toasted bread and did that reasonably well. After 1 year of use about twice a week, it will not pop up when toast is done and it will not turn off. Happened overnight. Will not buy again. My parents had a toaster that lasted over 30 years. I have owned at least 10 in the same time.
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)
 
1.0
stop working to fast
7/5/2014
Pros
Cons
Best Uses
One Item
Comment:
used it maybe 15times only and then stop working.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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