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The Daewoo KOR-8A0R microwave-only model boasts a clear electronic display on its black exterior, and is equipped with automatic reheating programs as well as an auto-defrost setting. This microwave-only model comes with a useful recipe book, but how well does it serve up its dishes?
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Microwave heating
Microwave heating We test how quickly and evenly microwaves heat in microwave mode and we record how much water is lost from the food during cooking. This is the overall score for microwaves heating one dish, from cold, in microwave mode. Subscribe
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Evenness of heating How evenly microwaves heat in microwave mode. Subscribe
Quality of food We test how much water is lost from food when heating in microwave mode. Subscribe
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Defrosting
Manual defrost How evenly the microwaves defrost minced meat on a manual setting. Subscribe
Auto defrost How well the microwave defrosts using its automatic defrost program Subscribe
Baking and grilling
Grilling toast How widely and evenly the grill browns slices of white, crustless bread. Subscribe
Baking cakes How well the microwave bakes fairy cakes using convection. Subscribe
Convenience
Ease of use This includes setting the clock, opening and closing the door, loading and unloading the oven, using the power and time controls, reading the display, cleaning, and the instructions and information provided by the manufacturer. Subscribe
Cleaning How easy it is to clean inside and the casing. Subscribe
Noise We test each microwave in microwave heating and defrosting mode. Subscribe
Energy use
Energy use How much energy is used in microwave mode to heat a ready meal. Subscribe

Daewoo KOR-8A0R

  • Launch date: Aug 2007
  • Type: Microwave-only
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