Microwaves: Compare features & prices Argos Cookworks 400/6426 review

The Cookworks 400/6426 solo microwave is a compact, basic model which will fit snugly into a small corner of your kitchen. But we wanted to see if it measured up cooking terms, so we put it to the test in our extensive lab investigations.
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CMR402412189 wrote:
I have had two of these. The first lasted just under a year before failing and and being replaced under warrant. The second about 14 months. Cheap but unreliable
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26/12/2013 11:46 AM GST
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2011-05-20 13:44:15.12 wrote:
Cookworks... really really slow
My old mcirowave heated liquids in 20-30 seconds. for this one at least 2 mins to warm a cup of cold tea. baked spuds take nearly 20 mins and they don't taste good. Avoid.
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6/8/2013 11:34 AM GDT
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Rustic143 wrote:
Cookworks solo microwave, so far, so good
I bought this microwave to tide me over while waiting for my main one to be repaired. Although I didn't have high expectations it has been better than anticipated. It is a little slower to cook but I am used to a higher power, it means allowing extra time. For cooking vegetables, fish, scramble eggs and one-person microwave meals or heating a mug of water for coffee it seems fine, but I doubt it would stand up to the amount of use of my usual machine. It is lightweight and if I have one minor complaint it is that to open or close the door or to press the pads requires two hands, one to stop the oven moving about.
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29/10/2011 10:07 AM GDT
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gazwills wrote:
Great if used for Heating only.
I bought this microwave purely for Heating up soup, beans etc and re-heating. It does exactly what i want but if i decide to start roasting etc i will have to upgrade my microwave. I have had this microwave for 4 years now with no problems and considering it only cost £35 at the time i think it has been a bargain.
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8/3/2011 10:54 AM GST
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fergusalison wrote:
cookworks
Lasted 6 months. Used daily for cooking porridge. Slow to heat.Programme defrost worked well.
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9/2/2010 7:45 AM GST

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