LG 25L Smart Inverter Microwave Oven

LG 25L Smart Inverter Microwave Oven
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NeoChef, 25L Smart Inverter Microwave Oven with easy touch controls and tempered glass door.

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Brand LG
Product Type Microwaves
Model Number MS2596OB
Colour Black
Height 272 mm
Width 476 mm
Depth 361 mm
Product Weight 9.6kg
Manufacturers 24 Months
LG 25L Smart Inverter Microwave Oven is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 403.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Very disappointing I purchased this LG Microwave 25 months ago - it is just out of the warranty period. 3 days ago it stopped working, no warning, just wont work. I have had a few people look at it to make sure it was really dead and it is. I have had Panasonic Microwaves in the past and have never had one that didn’t last more than 10 years. In fact, the last one I gave to my daughter and her family used it for more than 5 years before they decided to update. It was still working perfectly well but the white exterior had gone yellow and the buttons on the front were cracked.I have never owned any LG product before and wont buy another. 2 years is just not a fair run for something that should last a lot longer.
Date published: 2020-06-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LG Neochef 25L I had the previous LG microwave for 20 years, with a missing plate it was time for an upgrade. This unit is great value for the price point. The black finish is smart and tidy, the door covers the full front panel making cleaning easier and the unit is visually appealing. Quick touch start features are located on the front door for quick reheating, additional cooking options are easily accessible with the door open on the main panel. Time setting was foolproof. Allow 40mm either side and slightly more above if the appliance is placed in a recess for venting.
Date published: 2019-03-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great microwave! Very happy with this microwave. It balances compact size with good capacity. I like that the door is just a pull to open, rather than a button. And I like that the cycle end tone is a short musical tune rather than a ding as it's quieter. The microwave is also quieter when in use than others I have used. Highly recommend.
Date published: 2017-07-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great microwave Great microwave. Works well. More powerful than my old one. Good value for money. Only missing feature is a kitchen timer which I thought was standard on microwaves, but apparently not.
Date published: 2017-01-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great microwave I spent 3 weeks and many many hours pouring over reviews of microwaves when mine stopped working. So much so, i was making myself sick with worry that id buy a lemon and I couldnt afford to do that. Did i want a flat bed, inverter, convection - so many choices, so many pros and cons. Mine also goes into a cavity / cupboard so i needed one that would fit, and not overheat. The Neochef while being small in litre, does not feel tiny inside, infact i only notice it is slightly shorter than my old 32L machine. My big red rice cooker bowl fits in with no issues, a full sized dinner plate fits no issues so that is all that mattered size wise for me. The Neochef it lightweight, compared to my old machine which is great, but it doesnt feel cheap at all. The black glass is beautiful and the menu inside the door is super helpful. We have used the defrost functions, soften butter, melt butter etc, they all work very well. The machine is very efficient, not at all slow and sluggish. The glass turn table is stable, the menu is easy to use and the machine is very easy to clean. I actually love how you can slide the time up and down when the microwave is on too. The jingle is great.. i know some people seem to hate it, but we love it. I isnt overly loud so not annoying, and i much prefer it to the beep beep beep of my old machine. All up, i love this microwave. I cant fault it at all, and im glad i spent all that time now pouring over hundreds of reviews of dozens of different machines. I dont regret my purchase and would recommend this Neochef to anyone who is in the market for a new microwave.
Date published: 2019-10-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stylish and easy to use We needed a microwave upgrade and this LG one was perfect. Love the hidden buttons to make it more stylish, and it is super easy to use.
Date published: 2018-02-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Compact and Tidy... Bought this just on a month ago and have to say we're pretty happy with this unit... Even to the point where the finish chime at the end is pleasant enough to listen to rather than the customary 'beeping' you here on most microwaves... Recommended buy...
Date published: 2018-07-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simple to use, looks great excellent microwave, easy to use. Plug in and it goes. Reheat function and defrost is perfect as well as the presets. Only slightly annoying this is it plays a tune rather than a standard beep when finished.
Date published: 2017-06-17
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Questions & Answers

Hi there, If placing this in a cavity in the kitchen, please can you let me know how much space is required around the outside of the microwave for adequate ventilation? Thanks

Asked by: Kate
Hi Kate. The manufacturer has recommended a clearance of at least 15 cm of space on the top and 10 cm at the left & right and 5 cm at the rear for ventilation. The front of the oven should be at least 8 cm from the edge of the surface to prevent tipping. Hope this helps.
Answered by: HN Customer Service
Date published: 2022-07-13

Hi there, can you confirm the warranty? The product has a 10 year warranty badge on it, but the text on the page says 24 month

Asked by: Ross
Hi Ross. Thanks for your question. The warranty is in two parts. It has a 2 year manufacturers warranty on the whole unit, plus there is an additional 8 year warranty on the Magnetron invertor (parts only). Hope this helps with your query.
Answered by: HN Customer Service
Date published: 2022-07-13

What is the maximum height I can fit inside (Need to know if my Microwave Steam Steriliser for Milk Bottle Can fit in it) thank you

Asked by: Tobias23
Thanks for your great question. The microwave's oven capacity dimensions are 322 mm(W) X 228 mm(H) X 335 mm(D). Hope this helps!
Answered by: HN Customer Service
Date published: 2022-03-05

Can you turn off the chime it makes when cooking is completed, or change it to a beep?

Asked by: M_P_B
Thanks for your question. Yes, press and hold the 'Clear' button then press the 'Keep Warm' button for 5 seconds then the display will show the changing state 'On' or 'Off" for the completion chime. Please note, this won't disable all beeps and chimes, and will mean you need to monitor food more regularly. Hope this helps!
Answered by: HN Customer Service
Date published: 2021-11-30

What is the turntable size?

Asked by: BT1234
Thanks for your question. The turntable measures 292mm in diameter. Hope this helps!
Answered by: HN Customer Service
Date published: 2021-11-09

Hi. Is this similar to https://www.harveynorman.co.nz/home-appliances/kitchen-appliances/microwaves/lg42l-smart-inverter-microwave-oven.html  Just 1000 watts and 25L instead?

Asked by: NZA1
Thanks for your question. Yes, that's correct. The models are exactly the same, with the same features and functions, but with less power and a smaller overall size. Hope this helps.
Answered by: HN Customer Service
Date published: 2021-11-09

Is the dimensions given for the entire unit or for the cooking compartment ? 

Asked by: Debznz
Thank you for your question. The dimensions are of the entire unit.
Answered by: HN Customer Service
Date published: 2021-09-07

How many watts is this ? 

Asked by: TC146
Hi there. Thanks for your question. This microwave has 1000 watts of power
Answered by: HN Customer Service
Date published: 2021-08-28
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