Microwaves Comparison

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Amana HDC12A2 Amana HDC182

General Features

Microwave ovens are divided intro several types, depending on the mounting method. If you select the right type of appliance, it will provide you with convenient operation and reliable performance for a long period of time.

Amana HDC12A2 and Amana HDC182 belong to the countertop line that is reasonably considered to be the most salable in the market and can be found in almost every house. The main benefits are large selection and wide price range. This type of microwaves is reliable, functional and easy-to-use, besides it doesn't require any special installation, you just put in on the worktop and plug in.

Amana HDC12A2 and Amana HDC182 with 0.6 cu. ft. capacity will be an ideal solution for singles, dorms, small houses, etc. This unit belongs to a compact appliances category (with 0.5 – 0.8 cu. ft. capacity) and has lightweight design, small size and all the necessary features for efficient operation. In addition it come with low wattage and won`t increase your electricity bills.

Dimensions

Width of a microwave is one of the main criteria during the selection, especially if you are going to build the unit into the cabinetry or if you have certain space limits. According to this parameter the models are divided into compact (12.75 – 23.95 inches), standard (24 – 29.95 inches) and large (30 – 53.9 inches).

Amana HDC12A2 and Amana HDC182 with 16.75 inches in width belong to compact microwaves' type and they are worthy choices for small houses, apartments or summer houses. These units offer convenient performance and stylish look, and still don't take up too much space on your worktop. Such devices are more energy efficient than their standard/large counterparts.

General Features

Convection feature in Amana HDC12A2 will provide you with more cooking opportunities and benefits, in comparison with its traditional counterparts. Convection microwaves combine two cooking technologies in one single unit. Radio waves cook food from the inside and fan circulates heated air from the convectional heating element in the cavity, ensuring even cooking from the outside and crispy browned flavor. These appliances are ideal for baking cakes/bread, roasting and browning meat and poultry.

Control

HDC12A2 and HDC182 are equipped with displays that make cooking more convenient and clear. Time of the day, cooking time and selected programs are shown on the screen, so you get full control over the process.

Amana HDC12A2 and Amana HDC182 come with child lockout system that is very convenient and useful for families with kids. It allows you to disable the control pad and so prevent accidental buttons touch.

Cooking

HDC12A2 and HDC182 include One-Touch Cooking feature that will definitely save your time and energy. Microwaves adjust the necessary time and power level for a particular dish in one click, ensuring excellent results each time.

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Amana HDC12A2 Amana HDC182
From $940 From $939
General Features
Type
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Countertop Countertop
Capacity (cu. ft.)
?
0.6 0.6
Color
?
Stainless Steel Stainless Steel
Convection
?
+ -
Interior Color
Stainless Steel Stainless Steel
Series
HDC HDC
Usage
?
Commercial Commercial
Size
?
Compact Compact
Built-In
- -
Control
Control Type
?
Sensor Touch Sensor Touch
Display
?
+ +
Power Levels
11 11
Child Lockout
+ +
Display Color
Led Led
Cooking Technology
Grill
?
+ +
Inverter
?
- -
Cooking
One-Touch Cooking
+ +
Programmable
+
Clock
+ +
Timer
?
-
Energy
Power Consumption Max (Watt)
2000 3000
Power Requirements (V/Hz)
120/60 220-240/50
Wattage (Watts)
?
1200 1800
Amperage
16.8 14.4
Other Features
Turntable
?
+ +
Filter
+ +
Light
+ +
Dimensions
Height (inch)
13.5 13.5
Width (inch)
?
16.75 16.75
Depth (inch)
22 22.75
Turntable Diameter (inch)
22 22.75
Weight (lbs)
67 68
Interior Height
6.75 6.75
Interior Width
13 13
Interior Depth
12 12
Shipping Weight (lbs)
73 74
Warranty
Warranty Terms - Labor
3 Years 3 Years
Warranty Terms - Parts
3 Years 3 Years
Miscellaneous
UPC
042159054084 042159049721