"...an innovative microwave drawer, designed to save space in your kitchen by fitting snugly into your wall units.."
Sharp’s latest microwave oven, the SMD2480CS is an innovative microwave drawer, designed to save space in your kitchen by fitting snugly into your wall units. Despite a couple of concerns that some of the features on the SMD2480CS are not child-friendly, Sharp have made sure there are safety functions in place. The Sharp SMD2480CS is priced at between $1000 and $1200, it is a 950-watt microwave oven, so it is powerful, and has some really flashy features such as a touch glass control panel, making it a very impressive feature of any kitchen.
The SMD2480CS is very sleek in its appearance, with an edge to edge black glass and stainless-steel finish and very little branding on display. Sharp have used built-in airflow for flush mounting and the Sharp SMD2480CS has bright interior LED lighting for great visibility when cooking. There is also a clock display which is a useful touch. One of the most impressive features of the SMD2480CS’ design is the touch glass buttons. They have been presented on a panel which has been tilted 45 degrees making it easy to use, and they are a very simple way of controlling your microwave’s functions. The glass panel also retracts seamlessly when not in use, helping to maintain the elegant look of the SMD2480CS. The Sharp SMD2480CS has been designed to blend well into fitted kitchens and has a width of 23.625 inches, a height of 16 inches and a depth of 23.4375. It has a 1.2 cubic foot capacity which will fit a large variety of dishes.
The Sharp SMD2480CS is a 950-watt microwave oven, which is an impressive level of power, meaning it can provide a great range of cooking options. There are also eleven different power options on this microwave oven which is more than the majority of its competitors, and further increases the range of cooking options available. The Sharp SMD2480CS meets safety regulations such as the California Prop 65, 1-UL and FCC, as well as coming with a one-year warranty, which gives you all the reassurance you need that this a high-quality microwave oven.
Ease of Use
Sharp have really focused on making the SMD2480CS one of the best labor-saving microwave ovens on the market. Due to the fact it is a fitted microwave drawer, they have had to take extra measures to ensure that it is easy to use. For example, the drawer itself extends by 16 inches to make sure the contents are easily accessible. The flexible installation makes sure that the SMD2480CS can be installed adjacent to your food preparation area so that the height is accessible enough to allow you to lift out and stir hot food safely. One of the most impressive features of the Sharp SMD2480CS microwave drawer is the innovative ‘Easy wave open’ and ‘Touch automatic’ technology which allows you to open and close the drawer with a simple hand motion. This helps you to keep the appliance clean as well as freeing up your hands. The touch glass buttons further help to make the SMD2480CS easy to use however, they can become covered in fingerprints quickly. Luckily, they are extremely easy to wipe clean. Further labor-saving functions on the SMD2480CS include a melting/softening option that you can use on butter for example, rather than remembering exactly what settings to use. Sensor cooking controls are also included which can calculate what you’re cooking and adjust the cooking settings accordingly. This works for popcorn, potatoes, and vegetables. There is also a useful timer to help you know when your food is ready, a quick defrost setting and an ‘Add 30 seconds’ function which saves time when your food just needs a little extra blast.
Some people have mentioned that the Easy-wave open function on the Sharp SMD2480CS could make it easy for children to access the hot food in the microwave, however Sharp have installed a Control lock which you can activate when children are around. This stops all the controls from functioning until you need to use them again and switch it off.
The Sharp SMD2480CS is a really impressive microwave drawer which not only looks great in any kitchen but also showcases some innovative technology to make it user-friendly. For example, the Easy-wave open technology and sensor cooking. Sharp have even predicted potential flaws and rectified them with their control lock for example. All in all, the SMD2480CS is a must-have appliance for any forward-thinking family.