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Topic # 150255 16-Jul-2014 15:44 Send private message

Breville Smart (mini) Oven $279. Not strictly a geek product but it does have a digital display and computer control : ). Fits full size pizza 320mm dia etc.

Bought after reading the reviews here. Looks like the best of the bunch.

LV Martin $279, Briscoes $299. NZ retail usually between $399 and $499.

http://www.lvmartin.co.nz/public/products/ProductViewDetails.aspx?productcode=BOV800
http://www.briscoes.co.nz/default.aspx?&q=smart%20oven

LVMartin was $25 shipping to AK. They said any Breville agent good if warranty service required.

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  Reply # 1090172 16-Jul-2014 17:58 Send private message

I dont understand what this machine is used for.




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  Reply # 1090194 16-Jul-2014 18:44 Send private message

richms: I dont understand what this machine is used for.
- I'm not sure if you clicked on the provided link, but "Bakes, roasts, grills & reheat" seems to pretty much cover what it does, if the phrase "Oven" in the thread title didn't give it away wink

If you're asking why someone would buy one - well, it does pretty much what a standard oven does, but heats quicker/uses less power, at the trade-off of having less capacity.  Good for baches, or for people in flats wanting to cook quick single meals etc.

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  Reply # 1090195 16-Jul-2014 18:45 Send private message

richms: I dont understand what this machine is used for.

It's like a retro microwave.

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  Reply # 1090209 16-Jul-2014 19:25 One person supports this post Send private message

Macro wave?

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  Reply # 1090240 16-Jul-2014 20:21 Send private message

^lols. Have you considered trademarking that ; ).

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richms: I dont understand what this machine is used for.

It's like a retro microwave.

But seriously, it's a bit of a space-saver on the way to a kitchen renovation.

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  Reply # 1090242 16-Jul-2014 20:24 Send private message

How's it any better than a cheap kmart one? Aren't ovens just metal boxes with elements in them?




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  Reply # 1090249 16-Jul-2014 20:32 Send private message

Larger, nice finish, digital timer, digital temp control, convection, quartz elements, appropriate heat levels from each element for different tasks (vs simple bake/grill setting), preheat complete indication.

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