When it comes to buying kitchen appliances and gadgets, functionality and price are top considerations.
However, how easy it is to use and clean the item is also important – two factors recently praised in connection with five devices by the Australian consumer interest group Choice.
Watchdog experts recently reviewed a refrigerator, a wall oven, a food processor, a blender, and a blender and revealed the brands and models that were easiest to operate and maintain.
1. Westinghouse WVEP618S wall oven
The Westinghouse WVEP618S wall oven (photo) comes with a pyrolytic self-cleaning, a function that heats the oven to 500 degrees as a way to turn burnt food into ash
According to Choice, a Westinghouse wall oven, priced at $ 2,439, is a sign of cleaning and ease of use.
The high-quality device has pyrolytic self-cleaning. With this function, the oven can heat up to 500 ° C and convert burnt food or food residues into ash.
The rest can easily be wiped away with a cloth or can be sucked away after the oven has cooled.
In addition, the stainless steel oven is resistant to fingerprints and the oven door can be removed.
In terms of ease of use, testers rated the device at 80 percent out of 100.
2. Magimix Compact 3200XL food processor
A Magimix food processor (photo) earned 77 percent for ease of use and earned praise for coming up with an extensive set of instructions
Food processors can be notoriously difficult to use and clean, especially because some come with a lot of extras.
The consumer watchdog revealed one Magimix Food Processor, priced at $ 695, was a device that was worth considering because of its compact design.
The item scored 77 percent for ease of use and Choice noted that the parts were dishwasher safe, meaning that knives could be washed without too much hassle.
The organization also pointed out that the food processor had a separate storage container for its attachments, detailed instructions, and recipes.
3. Breville the scraper mixer Pro BEM800
Breville de Scraper Mixer Pro BEM800 (photo) received a usage score of 78 percent
Which five devices are the easiest to use and clean according to choice?
1. Westinghouse WVEP618S wall oven – priced at $ 2,439
2. Magimix Compact 3200XL food processor – priced at $ 695
3. Breville the Scraper Mixer Pro BEM800 – priced at $ 550
4. Sunbeam PB8080 bidirectional blender – priced at $ 179
5. Fisher & Paykel CG604CNGX2 gas hob – priced at $ 600
Testers at the organization revealed one Breville mixer as their best performing device in this category, which scores the product with 78 percent ease of use.
The item, priced at $ 550, was also recognized for its performance and price.
& # 39; Our expert testers called this a very good performer that is relatively inexpensive and easy to use. & # 39;
The device comes with detailed instructions and the speeds are sorted based on their purpose.
The bowl and attachments are dishwasher safe.
4. Sunbeam PB8080 bidirectional blender
The Sunbeam PB8080 Two Way Blender (photo) has earned praise from the Choice testers for its ease of use and value for the price
Blender through Sunburst deserves praise from the Choice testers for being a user-friendly device that offers great value for money.
Experts gave the $ 179 device a solid 80 percent of the 100 in ease of use tests.
& # 39; Our testers were impressed by the user-friendly push-button operation of this Sunbeam blender, with clear written labels and indicator lights. & # 39;
The organization notes that only a few parts are dishwasher safe.
5. Fisher & Paykel CG604CNGX2 gas hob
Fisher & Paykel CG604CNGX2 gas hob (photo) was rated as a top user in terms of ease of use
The hob is the hardest working appliance in the kitchen, a device that must be constantly cleaned to prevent spillage.
A Fisher and Paykel gas hob, priced at $ 600, was recognized by Choice as a model designed to make cleaning much less a job.
Experts stated and are made of easy to clean stainless steel, the trivets (iron brackets) on this model have a smooth cast iron finish.
In addition, the gas burners have raised edges to prevent spilled liquid from entering the interior.
In terms of ease of use, the hob received a score of 78 percent.
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