Sharp R-1514 1000 Watts Microwave Oven Reviews

Sharp R-1514 1000 Watts Microwave Oven

12 ratings (10 Epinions reviews)
Epinions Product Rating: Disappointing
5 stars
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
1 star
Share This!
  Ask friends for feedback

Where Can I Buy It?

Free Shipping Home Depot
Sears Marketplace
Free Shipping AppliancesConnection

This microwave does NOT vent!

May 22, 2006
Review by  
Rated Show
  • User Rating: OK

  • Ease of Use:
  • Durability:
  • Ease of Cleaning:
  • Style:

Pros:Attractive, microwave works well.

Cons:Noisy vent fan that doesn't do anything.

Congratulations for reading this before you buy, I didn't and found out the hard way that this over-the-range microwave doesn't vent!

Oh, sure, it has a fan button, and it makes a lot of noise, but nothing is moved from under the unit. I can hold a piece of tissue next to the right side vent inlet grill and when I let go it falls to the counter. The other side reluctantly hangs from the grill, but only barely. Cook something on the stove and the steam rolls up the front of the unit as though the fan wasn't on at all.

Sharp sent a tech out to inspect the unit and they found nothing wrong. I called Sharp back and they told me that it their microwaves are designed to "circulate heat" not to vent things from under them. Huh?? What the heck did I spend several hundred dollars for a over-the-range microwave for?! I could have built one in and used a vent hood for all the good this thing does.

On the up side, the microwave part works fine and looks good, but it's only doing half the job it should.

Recommend this product? No

Amount Paid (US$): 239

Share this product review with your friends   
Share This!

1-9 of 9 best deals

Shop for Appliances at The Home Depot. Sharp s R1514T 1.5 Cu. Ft. 1000W Over-the-Range Microwave Oven in stainless steel, convenient Auto-Touch Contro...
Home Depot
Store Rating: 3.5

Free Shipping
Sharp R-1514 Microwave Oven - 1000W - Stainless Steel
Sears Marketplace
Store Rating: 3.0
The R-1514 has clean lines and a larger cooking capacity - a 14 18 turntable - the largest turntable of ANY microwave in its class With smart easy se...
Free Shipping
BRE DIRECT BRE Direct is committed to providing wholesale prices direct to our customers! NEW Sharp Microwave R-1514 - OTR, 1.5 cu.ft., 1000W, Stainle...
Store Rating: 4.0
Free Shipping
Model # R1514T; Brand: Sharp; 1000-watt over the range microwave oven with 1.5 cu. ft. capacity; Powerful 300 CFM ventilation system with 2-speed fan,...
Sears Marketplace
Store Rating: 3.0
Sharp R1514T Features: -Includes microwave, turntable and manual.-14.1 inch glass carousel turntable.-Easy to reach from hidden view.-19 Automatic set...
Free Shipping
Description: Microwave oven. 14.1 inch glass carousel turntable. Easy to reach from hidden view. 19 Automatic settings. Concealed auto touch control p...
Sears Marketplace
Store Rating: 3.0
ARP2346: Features: -Includes microwave, turntable and manual. -14.1 inch glass carousel turntable. -Easy to reach from hidden view. -19 Automatic sett...
Sears Marketplace
Store Rating: 3.0
Sharp R-1514 1-1/2-Cubic-Foot 1000-Watt Over-the-Range Microwave, Stainless
Sears Marketplace
Store Rating: 3.0
1-9 of 9 best deals     Why are these stores listed?