Microwaves

Microwaves

Description
Description

Microwaves are kitchen appliances that heat food quickly using electromagnetic waves. These waves agitate the water molecules in the food, producing heat from the inside out. Unlike traditional ovens, microwaves can warm up a meal in minutes, making them ideal for busy lifestyles. They're not just for reheating leftovers, though.

Many people use them to cook specific dishes, defrost frozen foods, or even make certain desserts. Most households, offices, and dorm rooms have one because of their convenience. With various power settings, they allow for controlled cooking. Many also come with preset programs, making it easy to heat popular foods to the perfect temperature.

History
History

Microwaves emerged from radar technology in the 1940s. Percy Spencer, an engineer, discovered that microwaves melted a chocolate bar in his pocket. This led to the creation of the "Radarange," a large, expensive device. By the 1960s, more compact and affordable models made their way to homes. Initially used mainly for reheating, people soon realized their potential for cooking. Over time, features like turntables and preset programs enhanced their efficiency and versatility, cementing their place in kitchens worldwide.

Future
Future

Microwaves are becoming smarter, integrating with digital assistants for voice commands. Advanced sensors will auto-adjust cooking times based on food type and weight. Many now connect to Wi-Fi, allowing remote control and recipe suggestions. Eco-friendly designs focus on energy efficiency.

The challenge lies in ensuring cybersecurity for connected devices and managing electronic waste as technology advances. Innovative features like inverter technology offer consistent cooking, while flatbed designs may replace traditional turntables for even heating.

Common Questions
Common Questions
What is a convection microwave?

A convection microwave not only heats up the inside of the food, but also browns and crisps the outside of the food. It combines the speed of a microwave with the full cooking feature of a standard oven.

How do microwaves work?

A microwave, or microwave oven, heats food via electromagnetic radiation (microwave frequency). Microwaves typically feature a turntable that moves the food around to ensure an even heat. The heat process of the microwave is the movement of water molecules back and forth to produce thermal energy.

How do you clean a microwave?

A recommended way of cleaning a microwave is with white vinegar. The vinegar and water, when heated, work to loosen up the food stains inside the microwave. Other tools needed for this process include: water, a bowl to hold the vinegar, a cloth, and a wooden spoon. Pour one cup of vinegar and one cup of water into a bowl and place it in the microwave with the wooden spoon in the mixture. Turn the microwave on for about 5 minutes and remove the bowl. Use the cloth to clean down the inside.

Fixtures

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10.1” | 25.7 cm
17.3” | 43.9 cm
14.1” | 35.8 cm
21.9 lb | 9.9 kg
AmazonBasics Microwave
25.700
43.900
35.800
9.900
5300
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16.3125” | 41.4 cm
23.875” | 60.6 cm
23.325” | 59.2 cm
81 lb | 36.7 kg
Bosch 800 Series Drawer Microwave - 24”
41.400
60.600
59.200
36.700
3000
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12.5” | 31.75 cm
20.5” | 52.1 cm
18” | 45.7 cm
35 lb | 15.9 kg
Breville Quick Touch Microwave
31.750
52.100
45.700
15.900
2400
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Breville Quick Touch MicrowavePerspective view of a 3D model of the Breville Quick Touch MicrowavePerspective view of a 3D model of the Breville Quick Touch Microwave
13.625” | 34.6 cm
24.4375” | 62.1 cm
19.625” | 49.8 cm
49 lb | 22.2 kg
Frigidaire Gallery Built-in Microwave - 2.2 Cu. Ft.
34.600
62.100
49.800
22.200
10000
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14” | 35.6 cm
24.125” | 61.2 cm
19.75” | 50.2 cm
25 lb | 11.3 kg
GE Profile Built-In Microwave Oven - 2.2 Cu. Ft.
35.600
61.200
50.200
11.300
21000
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12.125” | 30.8 cm
24” | 61 cm
12.875” | 32.7 cm
29 lb | 13.2 kg
GE Profile Countertop Microwave Oven - 1.1 Cu. Ft.
30.800
61.000
32.700
13.200
21000
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13” | 33 cm
21.75” | 55.2 cm
16” | 40.6 cm
38 lb | 17.2 kg
GE Profile Countertop Microwave Oven - 1.5 Cu. Ft.
33.000
55.200
40.600
17.200
21000
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GE Profile Countertop Microwave Oven - 1.5 Cu. Ft.3D model of the GE Profile Countertop Microwave Oven 1.5 Cu. Ft. viewed in perspective3D model of the GE Profile Countertop Microwave Oven 1.5 Cu. Ft. viewed in perspective
18.5” | 47 cm
29.75” | 75.6 cm
25.125” | 63.8 cm
100 lb | 45.4 kg
KitchenAid Built-In Microwave Oven - 30”
47.000
75.600
63.800
45.400
7100
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12.25” | 31.1 cm
20.6875” | 52.5 cm
15.8125” | 40.2 cm
25.5 lb | 11.5 kg
Panasonic Microwave Oven - 1.2 Cu. Ft.
31.100
52.500
40.200
11.500
15000
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14” | 35.6 cm
23.875” | 60.6 cm
19.4375” | 49.4 cm
36.8 lb | 16.9 kg
Panasonic Microwave Oven - 2.2 Cu. Ft.
35.600
60.600
49.400
16.900
15000
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15.875” | 40.3 cm
20.8125” | 52.9 cm
16.5” | 41.9 cm
62.8 lb | 28.5 kg
Samsung PowerGrill Duo Microwave
40.300
52.900
41.900
28.500
17000
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15” | 38.1 cm
23.875” | 60.6 cm
26.1875” | 66.5 cm
74 lb | 33.6 kg
Sharp Easy Open Microwave Drawer Oven
38.100
60.600
66.500
33.600
9200
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KitchenAid Built-In Microwave Oven - 30”
Scale illustration of the KitchenAid Built-In Microwave Oven - 30” compared to other microwaves

The KitchenAid Built-In Microwave Oven 30" spots Precision Touch Controls, Satin Textured Handles, and a Chrome Inlaid Frame. The microwave provides convection cooking, has a broil element to give results similar to outdoor grilling, Crispwave™ Technology and crisper pan for crisping, browning, and pan-fry foods.

The KitchenAid Built-In Microwave Oven 30” has an overall height of 18.5” (47 cm), width of 29.75” (75.6 cm), depth of 25.125” (63.8 cm), and weighs 100 lb (45.4 kg). The KitchenAid Built-In Microwave Oven 30” has a maximum capacity of 1.4 cu ft (39.6 L) and wattage of 1600 Watts.

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the KitchenAid Built-In Microwave Oven 30” with height, width, and depth
The KitchenAid Built-In Microwave Oven 30" spots Precision Touch Controls, Satin Textured Handles, and a Chrome Inlaid Frame. The microwave provides convection cooking, has a broil element to give results similar to outdoor grilling, Crispwave™ Technology and crisper pan.

The KitchenAid Built-In Microwave Oven 30” has an overall height of 18.5” (47 cm), width of 29.75” (75.6 cm), depth of 25.125” (63.8 cm), and weighs 100 lb (45.4 kg). The KitchenAid Built-In Microwave Oven 30” has a maximum capacity of 1.4 cu ft (39.6 L) and wattage of 1600 Watts.

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the KitchenAid Built-In Microwave Oven 30” with height, width, and depth
KitchenAid Built-In Microwave Oven - 30”
Height:
18.5” | 47 cm
Width:
29.75” | 75.6 cm
Length:
Depth:
25.125” | 63.8 cm
Weight:
100 lb | 45.4 kg
Area:

Capacity: 1.4 cu ft | 39.6 L
Power: 1600 Watts
Type: Built-in

Materials
Designer
KitchenAid

Drawings include:
KitchenAid Built-In Microwave Oven 30” front elevation, side, plan

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GE Profile Countertop Microwave Oven - 1.5 Cu. Ft.
Comparison drawing of the GE Profile Countertop Microwave Oven - 1.5 Cu. Ft. compared to other microwaves

The GE Profile Countertop Microwave Oven (1.5 Cu. Ft.) has not only sensor cooking controls but also convection cooking system you can choose for baking or browning. The microwave features a warming oven, convection rack, and a recessed turntable for maximizing oven spaces and accommodating multiple dishes.

The GE Profile Countertop Microwave Oven (1.5 Cu. Ft.) has an overall height of 13” (33 cm), width of 21.75” (55.2 cm), depth of 16” (40.6 cm), and weighs 38 lb (17.2 kg). The GE Profile Countertop Microwave Oven (1.5 Cu. Ft.) has a maximum capacity of 1.5 cu ft (42.5 L) and wattage of 1000 Watts.

Dimensioned elevation and plan drawings of the GE Profile Countertop Microwave Oven (1.5 Cu. Ft.) with overall measurements
The GE Profile Countertop Microwave Oven (1.5 Cu. Ft.) has not only sensor cooking controls but also convection cooking system you can choose for baking or browning. The microwave features a warming oven, convection rack, and a recessed turntable for maximizing oven spaces and multiple dishes.

The GE Profile Countertop Microwave Oven (1.5 Cu. Ft.) has an overall height of 13” (33 cm), width of 21.75” (55.2 cm), depth of 16” (40.6 cm), and weighs 38 lb (17.2 kg). The GE Profile Countertop Microwave Oven (1.5 Cu. Ft.) has a maximum capacity of 1.5 cu ft (42.5 L) and wattage of 1000 Watts.

Dimensioned elevation and plan drawings of the GE Profile Countertop Microwave Oven (1.5 Cu. Ft.) with overall measurements
GE Profile Countertop Microwave Oven - 1.5 Cu. Ft.
Height:
13” | 33 cm
Width:
21.75” | 55.2 cm
Length:
Depth:
16” | 40.6 cm
Weight:
38 lb | 17.2 kg
Area:

Capacity: 1.5 cu ft | 42.5 L

Power: 1000 Watts
Type: Countertop

Materials
Designer
GE

Drawings include:
GE Profile Countertop Microwave Oven (1.5 Cu. Ft.) front elevation, side, plan

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Bosch 800 Series Drawer Microwave - 24”
Scale illustration of the Bosch 800 Series Drawer Microwave - 24” compared to other microwaves

The Bosch 800 Series Drawer Microwave 24" is a low profile 24" built-in drawer microwave that can be installed under the counter, in a cabinet or below a wall oven. The automatic sensors allow you to adjust conditions while cooking, a push-button for opening and closing of the microwave, and 11 preset power levels to provide different customization options.

The Bosch 800 Series Drawer Microwave 24” has an overall height of 16.3125” (41.4 cm), width of 23.875” (60.6 cm), depth of 23.325” (59.2 cm), and weighs 81 lb (36.7 kg). The Bosch 800 Series Drawer Microwave 24” has a maximum capacity of 1.2 cu ft (34 L) and wattage of 1500 Watts.

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the Bosch 800 Series Drawer Microwave 24” with height, width, and depth
The Bosch 800 Series Drawer Microwave 24" is a low profile 24" built-in drawer microwave that can be installed under the counter, in a cabinet or below a wall oven. The automatic sensors allow you to adjust conditions while cooking, a push-button for opening and closing of the microwave.

The Bosch 800 Series Drawer Microwave 24” has an overall height of 16.3125” (41.4 cm), width of 23.875” (60.6 cm), depth of 23.325” (59.2 cm), and weighs 81 lb (36.7 kg). The Bosch 800 Series Drawer Microwave 24” has a maximum capacity of 1.2 cu ft (34 L) and wattage of 1500 Watts.

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the Bosch 800 Series Drawer Microwave 24” with height, width, and depth
Bosch 800 Series Drawer Microwave - 24”
Height:
16.3125” | 41.4 cm
Width:
23.875” | 60.6 cm
Length:
Depth:
23.325” | 59.2 cm
Weight:
81 lb | 36.7 kg
Area:

Capacity: 1.2 cu ft | 34 L

Power: 1500 Watts
Type: Built-in

Materials
Designer
Bosch

Drawings include:
Bosch 800 Series Drawer Microwave - 24” front elevation, side, plan

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AmazonBasics Microwave
Comparison drawing of the AmazonBasics Microwave compared to other microwaves

The AmazonBasics Microwave spots ten power levels, ask the Alexa button, a child lock, a kitchen timer, defrost by a timer or weight, and a turntable for cooking different food. The Echo device added helps you start the microwave through voice control and Alexa app for connecting to the internet or reordering popcorn and adding new presets.

The AmazonBasics Microwave has an overall height of 10.1” (25.7 cm), width of 17.3” (43.9 cm), depth of 14.1” (35.8 cm), and weighs 21.9 lb (9.9 kg). The AmazonBasics Microwave has a maximum capacity of .7 cu ft (19.8 L) and wattage of 700 Watts.

Dimensioned elevation and plan drawings of the AmazonBasics Microwave with overall height, width, and depth measurements
The AmazonBasics Microwave spots ten power levels, ask the Alexa button, a child lock, a kitchen timer, defrost by a timer or weight, and a turntable for cooking different food. The Echo device added helps you start the microwave through voice control and Alexa app for connecting to the internet.

The AmazonBasics Microwave has an overall height of 10.1” (25.7 cm), width of 17.3” (43.9 cm), depth of 14.1” (35.8 cm), and weighs 21.9 lb (9.9 kg). The AmazonBasics Microwave has a maximum capacity of .7 cu ft (19.8 L) and wattage of 700 Watts.

Dimensioned elevation and plan drawings of the AmazonBasics Microwave with overall height, width, and depth measurements
AmazonBasics Microwave
Height:
10.1” | 25.7 cm
Width:
17.3” | 43.9 cm
Length:
Depth:
14.1” | 35.8 cm
Weight:
21.9 lb | 9.9 kg
Area:

Capacity: .7 cu ft | 19.8 L

Power: 700 Watts

Type: Countertop

Materials
Designer
Amazon

Drawings include:
AmazonBasics Microwave front elevation, side, plan

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GE Profile Built-In Microwave Oven - 2.2 Cu. Ft.
Scale illustration of the GE Profile Built-In Microwave Oven - 2.2 Cu. Ft. compared to other microwaves

The GE Profile Built-In Microwave Oven (2.2 Cu. Ft.) spots glass touch controls for an easy clean and an operational sensor cooking for adjusting power and time automatically during cooking. The microwave can be built-in or placed on a counter and include control lockout to prevent accidental activation and a kitchen timer to keep you on track while cooking.

The GE Profile Built-In Microwave Oven (2.2 Cu. Ft.) has an overall height of 14” (35.6 cm), width of 24.125” (61.2 cm), depth of 19.75” (50.2 cm), and weighs 25 lb (11.3 kg). The GE Profile Built-In Microwave Oven (2.2 Cu. Ft.) has a maximum capacity of 2.2 cu ft (62.3 L) and wattage of 1100 Watts.

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the GE Profile Built-In Microwave Oven (2.2 Cu. Ft.) with overall dimensions
The GE Profile Built-In Microwave Oven (2.2 Cu. Ft.) spots glass touch controls for an easy clean and an operational sensor cooking for adjusting power and time automatically during cooking. The microwave can be built-in or placed on a counter and includes controls to prevent accidental activation.

The GE Profile Built-In Microwave Oven (2.2 Cu. Ft.) has an overall height of 14” (35.6 cm), width of 24.125” (61.2 cm), depth of 19.75” (50.2 cm), and weighs 25 lb (11.3 kg). The GE Profile Built-In Microwave Oven (2.2 Cu. Ft.) has a maximum capacity of 2.2 cu ft (62.3 L) and wattage of 1100 Watts.

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the GE Profile Built-In Microwave Oven (2.2 Cu. Ft.) with overall dimensions
GE Profile Built-In Microwave Oven - 2.2 Cu. Ft.
Height:
14” | 35.6 cm
Width:
24.125” | 61.2 cm
Length:
Depth:
19.75” | 50.2 cm
Weight:
25 lb | 11.3 kg
Area:

Capacity: 2.2 cu ft | 62.3 L

Power: 1100 Watts
Type: Built-in

Materials
Designer
GE

Drawings include:
GE Profile Built-In Microwave Oven (2.2 Cu. Ft.) front elevation, side, plan

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