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GE Profile PEB1590SM[SS]
 
Approximate retail price:
$550
Summary: This GE 1.5 cubic-foot 1000-watt has
  • a sensor
  • speed-cook
  • convection
  • dial/button controls.
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Type: Large countertop microwaves
About - GE Profile PEB1590SM[SS]

The GE Profile PEB1590SM[SS] is part of the microwave oven test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, countertop microwave oven models like the Profile PEB1590SM[SS] 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

General Electric is the dominant brand in the entire category of microwave ovens. The brand's ovens can be found in all big-box retailers and independent, national, and regional dealers. The brand strives for innovation. Countertop models range in sizes from 0.8 cubic feet to 2.0 cubic feet. Some models offer convection cooking, and a number provide speed-cook options. GE countertop models range in price from $70 to $350. GE over-the-range (OTR) models measure about 1.5 to 2.0 cubic feet with wattage ratings of 900 to 1,200; GE's OTRs cost $200 to $1,400. GE's latest innovation is the Advantium speed-cook technology, which uses a halogen bulb. The company also sells models with convection cooking.

Features & Specs - GE Profile PEB1590SM[SS]
info Claimed capacity (cu. ft.) 1.5
info Watts 1000
info Detailed prompts Yes
info Convection mode Yes
info Sensor Yes
info Stainless/SS-look option Yes
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