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Now I'm talking to the microwave

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Now I'm talking to the microwave
« on: June 27, 2020, 10:40:47 am »
The Amazon Echo Microwave was delivered less than an hour ago. Already setup, in fact, it set up itself. I plugged it in, moved the empty box to another room, when I got back, it said it was ready to go. One feature I really like was the clock set itself.  Now it will always have the correct time.   Guess now I wonder if the air fryer is as bad as the reviews say.   That thing is big.  It is almost as big as the Kenmore microwave I bought in 1982 but not near as heavy. 

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Re: Now I'm talking to the microwave
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2020, 02:56:30 am »
Is this the one you got?
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07894S727

It looks rather small based on the pictures and some reveiws and only 700W. But the price is certainly good at $59.99. If I were to buy a new microwave, I'd get one that's 1100W-1200W since most cooking instructions for frozen foods, popcorn, etc. are for that power rating. 

Re: Now I'm talking to the microwave
« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2020, 03:18:18 am »
Is this the one you got?
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07894S727

It looks rather small based on the pictures and some reveiws and only 700W. But the price is certainly good at $59.99. If I were to buy a new microwave, I'd get one that's 1100W-1200W since most cooking instructions for frozen foods, popcorn, etc. are for that power rating. 

I got the other one and it is 1000w so it will only add a couple of minutes when microwaving.  https://www.amazon.com/Introducing-Amazon-Certified-Humans-device/dp/B07XSCBSN5   

I mainly got it hoping to get some counter space in my small apartment  I have both a large toaster oven and a large microwave and hope to get rid of them.
« Last Edit: June 28, 2020, 04:52:18 am by renegade600 »

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Re: Now I'm talking to the microwave
« Reply #3 on: June 28, 2020, 05:19:23 am »
Oh wow! I didn't even know Amazon made this 4-1 oven. I might have to pick one up. I really like that it has a convection oven and air fryer. Please let us know how you like it after using it a few days, especially if the air fryer is any good. And how well does it make toast.

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Re: Now I'm talking to the microwave
« Reply #4 on: June 28, 2020, 05:42:21 am »
Upon more research on this oven, I'm happy to see that Amazon is starting to embrace their role in accessibility products.

Several reviewers for the Amazon Smart Oven have stated that they are blind and they love being able to operate the oven by voice. I just found out Amazon makes a Braille keypad overlay for the oven. The price shows $0.99 but it will be discounted to $0.00 during checkout. You can call Amazon customer service to get one as well.

If you are vision impaired, I think this is a fantastic use of technology combined with the familiarity of a common microwave oven, air fryer, and convection oven. The fact that Amazon is backing it is even better. If you are not vision impaired, please do not order the free overlay as it takes inventory away from someone who may need it.

Here's the link to the Braille keypad overlay --> https://www.amazon.com/Braille-Keypad-Overlay-Amazon-Smart/dp/B07XYRX6H5