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Panasonic Inverter NN-H965BF
 
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$169.99 - $400.08
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Summary: This Panasonic 2.2 cubic-foot 1250-watt has
  • a sensor
  • combo controls.
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Community icon30 people have reviewed this model.
Type: Large countertop microwaves
About - Panasonic Inverter NN-H965BF

The Panasonic Inverter NN-H965BF is part of the microwave oven test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, countertop microwave oven models like the Inverter NN-H965BF are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Heating evenness:
This reflects how evenly a model reheated a dish of cold mashed potatoes.

Defrosting evenness:
This is based on how well the automatic-defrost program defrosted one pound of frozen ground chuck.

Speed of heating:
This score is based on the temperature rise of water heated in the microwave.
About This Brand

This maker offers a wide range of products in the midlevel to high-end categories and is known for its Inverter technology. A number of Panasonic countertop models are also built-ins and convert with a kit you can purchase. The company sells a number of models with the Turbo Convection feature. Models range in price from $110 to $700.

Features & Specs - Panasonic Inverter NN-H965BF
info Claimed capacity (cu. ft.) 2.2
info Watts 1250
info Detailed prompts Yes
info Convection mode No
info Sensor Yes
info Stainless/SS-look option No
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User Reviews - Panasonic Inverter NN-H965BF
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1.0
Worked well, but not for long
9/2/2014
Pros
Easy To Install
Powerful
Simple Controls
Cons
Noisy
Short lived
Unreliable
Best Uses
Comment:
Worked well for general cooking, re-heating. Stopped working at 15 months.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
5.0
Worked Great for 8 years
8/29/2014
Pros
Attractive Design
Easy To Clean
Easy To Install
Heats Evenly
Powerful
Simple Display
Cons
Best Uses
Defrosting
Frozen Food
Leftovers
Quick Meals
Comment:
I was bummed when my Panasonic Inverter Genius quit working. It had worked and still looked as if it were fairly new...but my memory was faulty. I checked the paperwork and it is 8 years old! My family used this microwave several times each day, reheating, sensor cooking, defrosting, heating beverages. We had the largest model and I could fit a whole family pack of frozen chicken in it to defrost. It is the only microwave I've ever owned that actually defrosted without cooking the outer edges. I will go out and buy this model again with no hesitation!
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
 
2.0
Great when it works
8/25/2014
Pros
Attractive Design
Easy To Clean
Easy To Install
Heats Evenly
Powerful
Simple Controls
Simple Display
Cons
Noisy
Unreliable
Best Uses
Leftovers
Quick Meals
Comment:
Just like all the other reviews, this unit works well when it actually works. Mine broke after 8 months. The unit just shuts off and the display goes blank. The inverter is a great feature for reheating or cooking slowly. Too bad this unit is so unreliable.
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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