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GE - 1.1 Cu. Ft. Microwave - White-Front_Standard

GE - 1.1 Cu. Ft. Microwave - White

Model: JES1145DLWWSKU: 6221419

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Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars with 1918 reviews

94%
would recommend to a friend

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readability
  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Just ok microwave.Pad is hard to read .

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    Remarks
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    Very tinny door and sound when closing. Pad is difficult to use and hard to read if it is not at eye level. Heats well and cooks evenly .

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great product for its price

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    Tommy
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    The microwave works great. The only negative is that the front panel is difficult to read.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Very good microwave for the price.

    Posted
    Ernie
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    Very good price. Touch pad hard to read except in strong light, also buttons need more than easy pressure to select. All else works fine.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Readability is poor and no interior light

    Posted
    oldpcuser

    I never know why I did not recognize bad readability of key pad at the store. Missing interior light is another defect. I am going to return this tomorrow.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Microwave

    Posted
    luckylindi
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    The numbers on the key pad are very hard to see. Also hard to program. So far I am not a fan.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Nice compact microwave

    Posted
    dcmax
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    The GE - 1.1 Cu. Ft. Mid-Size Microwave - Stainless Steel (Silver) is a nice compact microwave to put on the counter top. Biggest complaint is the buttons are very hard to read (black background @@@@@@@

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Brand response

      GE Answers

      Hello dcmax - thank you for providing the review of your microwave. We're glad it is working well for you and appreciate your feedback regarding the control panel. Your comments are important to us and are shared with our product team. Thanks for choosing GE Appliances! NANCYatGEA GE_Appliances

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good compact microwave

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    JW16
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    We have limited counter space and this fits, with a reasonable amount of power. Works well. My only complaint is that the controls are dark and hard to read at counter level, and they are not very sensitive to touch so you have to push harder than I have experienced on other devices. Not a deal breaker.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good mid-sized microwave for the money

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    Krikor
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    Good-looking, mid-sized mircowave. Easy to use. Good value. Touch screen is tinted black so it can be hard to read in indirect light.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Cooks Faster than Previous 1200W Oven

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    Lucy
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    Had a previous model of this oven and so liked the features, bought the newer model when replacement was needed. Love the quick minute buttons. Easy to clean. Only problem is dim white #s/words against black panel are difficult to see so need to memorize or use reading glasses.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Made in U.S.A.!!

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    Greta
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    This would really be 4.5 stars because the key pad is hard to read . . needs bigger, brighter font or back lighting. Other than that, the design is attractive and it works well.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Quiet, perfect fit for countertop

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    Lars
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    The only reason I take off one star is because the digital keypad is hard to read. I did read about it in reviews so I knew it could be a problem. Backlighting would be nice but it's not a deal breaker. Otherwise, the microwave has plenty of power and is much quieter than my last microwave.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good, but the touchpad is already peeling

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    swebsurf
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    We just retired a 36 yo Sanyo with this excellent for the money GE. Love the turntable and how evenly it heats. Wish there were a bit more contrast in the non-backlit keypad as it is difficult to read without direct lighting. The film over the keypad appears to be a bit fragile as it has already been compromised over the Start button in the short time we've owned it. For the price, I would recommend it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Very Nice Microwave

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    LPLM
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    I really like this microwave. Perfect size, looks nice in my kitchen and works just fine for what I need it for (heating and defrosting). My only complaint is that the "white" lettering on the control panel against the black background, does not show up very well. It's not a very bright white, so it's hard to see (especially for 65-year old eyes! @@@@@@@

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great microwave for the money.

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    Gramcracker
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    I really like the looks and size of this microwave. It has a light inside when the door opens and when it runs...a bonus as I found many do not. Perfect size for most dishes as I do not use it for cooking, basically reheating and thawing. I am not crazy about the number pad, letters are dark and hard to see if no light by it and you really have to push the buttons hard to get them to work. Otherwise a good buy.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    It's okay but it's messed up!

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    BJ56
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    Just about everytime I use it I have to open the door, unplug it, put whatever inside, close the door & hit start. If I don't do this & just punch in 2 minutes it says FOOD! It's a real pain in the butt! The keypad doesn't light up & it's hard to read. I wanted another one but the guy I was working with at the store wasn't there for a few days & the other guy said I had to purchase this because they special ordered it. I'm not a happy customer!!!!

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    A good buy for the price

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    buddhamus
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    I had to buy a new microwave as my old one gave up the ghost. I didn't want to spend a lot on a new microwave, but I wanted one with a good amount of room. The GE model fit both of my requirements. I mainly use the microwave to reheat and to cook frozen or refrigerated packaged foods. I've encountered no problems or issues. Fairly easy to use (no real instruction book proved just a one sheet guide). My only disappointment is no back lighting on the control panel which makes it difficult to see the controls in dim lighting.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Under Powered Microwave

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    StanX2
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    This unit is surprisingly way under powered. The writing on the buttons is done in a light grey which is very hard to read not to mention very small. I solved that problem with a small flash light I use at night. You have to press hard on the buttons in order to get them to work. The push button to get the door to open is also hard to push as compared to other models. Fingerprints are a continuous problem especially on the door opening button. Do like the 30 second instant start button for coffee warming. The style is of the unit is nice also.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great medium size microwave

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    Bits
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    I have had this microwave almost 2 months. So far I really like it. It's 950 watts...wasn't sure if it would work. The only down fall is that it's very hard to see where to push buttons. Too dark. But I'm getting use to it. One time it just stopped on me but I unplugged it and it was fine. So far so good. Besides the price was very inexpensive.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great buy

    Posted
    Highlander
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    Our built-in microwave quit right before the holidays and there was no time or money to call someone to come in and do the whole dance to get it going or replace it. We decided to find the least expensive counter-top model we could find to get us through. We depend on the Microwave, as my wife is severely disabled. Research and my Best Buy Card made this unit the obvious choice. It is larger than we had expected to be able to get for the price and the results when using it are always just amazing! The controls are a little funky and the labels a little hard to see in the light where we have it located, but the controls are like the new units now and we are just not used to them yet. In fact they are the only reason I did not rate it 5 stars.They do not provide a manual with the product but they have a website where it can be downloaded (free) and they will snail mail you a complete manual at no cost. It works great and we thought we would donate it or give it away after we replace the built in, but this unit is not going anywhere. We are in no hurry to replace the old one that died. Great buy for 79 bucks!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Works well at a fair price

    Posted
    JCORY
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    We waited 3 months after purchase to write review. Overall, it works well, and it was reasonably priced. 1. Like a lot of others, we don't like the black keypad. Very difficult to see. With the last GE of this size, you just punched in a time & hit Start. With this one, you have to bend over, squint, & figure it out. 2. At 950 watts, it is a little weak. A cup of water heated for 60 sec is not as hot as our previous 1000 watt. You will need to use the higher end of recommended cooking times. 3. It has a ridiculous logic feature the should have been left off. If you open the door, put a dish of food inside, and close the door, it thinks you are ready to cook right now. But if you wait a while before starting, it forgets the food is in there! So after a few minutes you start to enter something on the keypad, it gives you an error message "Food". That means it thinks there is no food inside when actually there is. So you have to open the door again & shut it again just to tell the stupid robot that there is food inside. Will someone please stop this artificial intelligence nonsense before its too late?

    I would recommend this to a friend