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This retro-looking microwave with grill from Whirlpool looks more like a TV than a microwave, but the Max 38 cooks, grills and defrosts so well that it fully deserves its Best Buy status.
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Whirlpool Max38/SL

  • Launch date: Jan 2011
  • Type: Grill
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Specification
Built-in No
Colour Silver
Stated microwave power (W) 700
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