Sharp SMD2470AS 24"
Capacity - 95%
Design - 100%
Features - 96%
Performance - 96%
Ease of Use - 94%
We like this microwave because it is great looking, comfortable to use and it includes features that make cooking a breeze, aspects that make the 1200$ a worthy investment.
Designing your kitchen in a modern and elegant way also implies purchasing stylish appliances that will beautify the décor and will ease your cooking in the most elegant and comfortable way. Therefore, the Sharp SMD2470AS 24″ wide built-in microwave drawer will be an excellent choice if you want an appliance with a great design and great functionality, although the price of 1.200$ is not a low one. But once you will discover all the features and settings of this solid and sleek microwave, the investment will be well worth.
This microwave drawer has an interesting and sleek design that will complement any kitchen, being a great option if you want an appliance that can be easily integrated to your kitchen cabinets. The smooth stainless steel finish gives it a modern air and the hidden LCD display is a great idea for when you are not using the microwave. The redesigned Sharp SMD2470AS weighs 74 pounds and has the dimensions of 23x 23x 15 inches that can be easily incorporated into your cooking area, in an island or peninsula, according to your design needs and possibilities. This type of microwave is most frequently installed at a hip-height to allow you to monitor the cooking process, to stir and to remove the plates without any difficulty. You will enjoy the solid look of the stainless steel, as well as the easy cleaning it provides by simply wiping it with a wet cloth. The drawer can be easily pulled out with the touch of a button or with a gentle pull thanks to the Easy Touch Automatic Drawer system that provides an even gliding action and the strong construction of this microwave prevents you from spilling the food during opening and closing the drawer. Hot plates are no longer a problem if you install the drawer at an accessible height and near your cooking area. The hidden control panel glides out to a 45º angle that allows you to see the digital clock and the buttons and to operate the microwave and you can easily blend it in your cabinetry when not in use.
The 1.2 cu. ft. and 24” wide interior allows you to prepare large dishes for your family and the 1000 watts power ensures even and efficient cooking, heating and defrosting. You will not have to worry about spilling food or hot dishes, as the drawer microwave slides out enough to allow you to remove the plates without effort. Although this is a rather expensive unit, you will be thrilled with its performance and ease of use, as it will allow you to cook, reheat and defrost any type of food evenly and in a short amount of time.
The Sharp SMD2470AS built-in microwave drawer provides you with 5 sensor touch programs that include sensor reheat, sensor cooking, popcorn, potatoes, and vegetables, which means you will be able to obtain all these foods by simply pushing a button and the microwave will adjust the temperature and time necessary according to the humidity of the food. This drawer microwave includes many state-of-art technologies, like Auto Defrost and Auto Reheat that will ease your cooking, as well as a Melt and Soften setting, a Beverage setting and a Keep Warm setting that will keep the food warm for 30 minutes after it is done, in case you are not ready to eat. It also includes a Demonstration Mode feature, and a 30-seconds feature that allows you to add extra 30 seconds to the program selected while the unit is still operating. The Child Lock feature is an important safety aspect of built-in microwaves in case you place it under the counter where children can easily access it thus it locks the microwave to prevent damage or accidents.
Warranty and support
It comes with a limited one-year warranty on parts and labor with in-home service and the warranty is extended for an additional period of four years, for a total of five years, on the magnetron tube for parts only. The manufacturer also provides email and phone access for customers who want to obtain support for their products, as well as spare parts and accessories.