Microwaves Comparison

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Frigidaire FGMV173KB GE PSA1200R

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.

Frigidaire FGMV173KB and GE PSA1200R with 1.7 cu. ft. capacity are reasonably called family-size models. This type of appliances is the most highly-demanded in the market and it can efficiently and quickly cook or defrost different dishes. Family-size microwaves series (the capacity varies from 1.4 – 1.7 cu. ft.) will definitely suit families of 3 or 4.

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).

Standard microwaves, like Frigidaire FGMV173KB and GE PSA1200R with 29.94 inches in width will definitely answer the requirements of traditional families of 3 or 4. This type of appliances is efficient, functional and capacious. It will provide you with additional cooking opportunities and besides will save your time considerably.

General Features

Convection feature in GE PSA1200R 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

FGMV173KB and PSA1200R 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.

Frigidaire FGMV173KB and GE PSA1200R 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

FGMV173KB and PSA1200R 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.

GE FGMV173KB and GE PSA1200R come with Sensor Cooking feature that will provide you with absolutely new style of cooking. Inbuilt sensors monitor the moisture level of food and switch the microwave off, when it is ready. So you will avoid over- or under-cooked dishes. Besides you save your time and energy, and you don`t need to watch the process as before.

Advantages of the Frigidaire FGMV173KB Advantages of the GE PSA1200R
  • +Turntable On/Off
  • +Sound On/Off
  • +Pizza
  • +Chicken Nuggets
  • +Snack
  • +Turntable
  • +Filter
  • +Convection
  • +Display On/Off
  • +Timer On/Off
  • +Reminder
  • +Completion Beeper
  • +Programmable
  • +Defrost (Weight/Time)
  • +Beverage
  • +Soften / Melt
Show Differences
Frigidaire FGMV173KB GE PSA1200R
General Features
Type
?
Over-the-Range Over-the-Range
Capacity (cu. ft.)
?
1.7 1.7
Color
?
Black
Convection
?
- +
Interior Color
White
Series
Gallery Profile
Usage
?
Personal Personal
Size
?
Family-size Family-size
Built-In
+ +
Control
Control Type
?
Sensor Touch Sensor Touch
Display
?
+ +
Power Levels
10 10
Child Lockout
+ +
Touch Pads Control Type (# Pads)
28
Display Color
Green
Display On/Off
+
Timer On/Off
+
Reminder
+
Delay Start
+ +
Completion Beeper
+
Turntable On/Off
+
Number Of Speeds
2
Demo Mode
+ +
Keep Warm (0)
+ +
Help Options
+ +
Sound On/Off
+
Cooking Technology
Grill
?
-
Inverter
?
-
Cooking
One-Touch Cooking
+ +
Sensor Cook
+ +
Auto Defrost
+ +
Programmable
+
Clock
+ +
Timer
?
+ +
Defrost (Weight/Time)
+
Warm Hold
+ +
Auto Reheat
+ +
Add 30 Sec
+ +
Popcorn
+ +
Pizza
+
Chicken Nuggets
+
Baked Potato
+ +
Vegetable
+ +
Beverage
- +
Soften / Melt
- +
Snack
+
Energy
Power Consumption Max (Watt)
1640 1800
Power Requirements (V/Hz)
110-120/60 110-120/60
Wattage (Watts)
?
1000 925
Amperage
14.2 15
Other Features
Turntable
?
+ -
Included Accessories
MWFILKTBK - Optional JX81D (Optional)
Filter
+
Fan Speed (CFM)
300 300
Light
+ +
Night Light
+
Venting Type
External Rear Vent. External Top Vent. Recirculating
Door opening
Handle
Cavity material
Stainless Steel
Cookbook
+
Optional Built-In Trim Kit
-
Optional Hanging Kit
-
ADA Compliant
- -
Dimensions
Height (inch)
16.38 16.44
Width (inch)
?
29.94 29.94
Depth (inch)
16.94 15.38
Turntable Diameter (inch)
13
Weight (lbs)
55 86
Interior Height
9.4
Interior Width
21.56
Interior Depth
14.25
Shipping Weight (lbs)
63 94
Warranty
Warranty Terms - Labor
1 Year
Warranty Terms - Parts
1 Year
Miscellaneous
UPC
12505560200
Base_Model
FGMV173K