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Amana AER5830VAB
 
Approximate retail price:
$550
Summary: This Amana freestanding electric smoothtop range has the following:
• 4 surface cooking elements
• Among surface elements, 2 high-powered element(s).
• Touchpads for setting oven temperature.
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Type: Smoothtop, single oven (30-inch)
About - Amana AER5830VAB

The Amana AER5830VAB is part of the kitchen range test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, electric range models like the AER5830VAB are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Cooktop high:
This reflects how quickly the most powerful element could raise a 6-liter (6 1/3 quart) pot of water from room temperature to a near boil.

Cooktop low:
This reflects the ability of the lowest power element to melt and hold chocolate without scorching it. We also set the most powerful element to its lowest setting to test its ability to hold a large pot of tomato sauce below a boil.

Baking:
This reflects the evenness of cookies and cakes in multi-rack baking tests.

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The Ratings applied to untested model Amana AER5844VAW come from our tests of model Amana AER5830VAB, which in our judgment is enough alike in its performance, features, and specs that our test results apply to both.
About This Brand

This value-oriented, mass-market brand sells appliances priced between $400 and $1,000. Amana offers stylish appliances with clever features at affordable prices. The cooking line includes gas and electric ranges. More than 40 years ago, Amana introduced the first countertop microwave and changed the way Americans cook.

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Features & Specs - Amana AER5830VAB
info Double oven No
info Cooking drawer No
info High-power elements 2
info Medium-power elements 0
info Low-power elements 2
info Convection mode No
info Slide-in No
info Stainless steel available Yes
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User Reviews - Amana AER5830VAB
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
range caught on fire from terminal block
5/21/2014
Pros
Easy To Clean
Cons
Unreliable Performance
Best Uses
Comment:
Stove was only 4 years old. For a range that cost over $500 4 years ago, this should never had occurred. Very disappointed
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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