LG 42L Inverter Microwave Oven

LG 42L Microwave
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LG's NeoChef 42L Smart Inverter Microwave Oven in matte black finish.

All Product Details
Brand LG
Product Type Microwaves
Model Number MS4296OMBS
Colour Matte Black
Microwave Features
Auto Functions 28
Turntable Size 36 cm
Microwave Power 1200W
Power Levels 10
Height 310mm
Width 540mm
Depth 434mm
Product Weight 11.3kg
Manufacturers 24 Months
LG 42L Inverter Microwave Oven is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 684.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great microwave, except for the music. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Great microwave, I can see why it was top of the list in the Choice reviews. Except...like all LG products it plays annoying music every time it powers on or finishes cooking (and this *wasn't* mentioned in the Choice review). This drove us nuts until I found a key combination to turn it off (that *isn't* mentioned in the instruction manual). Unfortunately this also means that we don't get a beep when cooking is finished. I really wish LG would make it easier to turn tunes off and/or just provide a beep. Music isn't necessary and for that they've lost one star.
Date published: 2020-11-17
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Disappointing We bought this yesterday. I was very impressed by the simplification of controls that the LG designers have created - 90% of my usage is via the two controls on the outer door. HOWEVER when we got it home we discovered the absurd ring tone that it makes to notify the end of cycle. The philosophy of simplification, so evident in the control buttons, was totally compromised. A very sophisticated product was ruined by these childish ringtones. To match the philosophy of the door controls, an override is required to change the notification to a simple, one note chime. The absence of a timer is likewise a disappointment
Date published: 2019-07-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LG Neochef Microwave [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I have received the LG Neochef microwave complimentary from Influenster in exchange for my honest opinion. The LG Neochef Smart Inventor microwave looks very stylish and sleek. It’s super simple to use and the instructions inside the door is quite convenient. The touch buttons are highly responsive and it has a spacious interior which is very easy to clean. It comes with useful functions that work like a charm and is quick at evenly reheating food. Overall i’m very happy with the quality and functionality of the product, however the only downside for me is the music feature played at the end.
Date published: 2021-03-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good and easy to use, but some issues [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] After reading lots of reviews and investigating the specifications, we decided to purchase this LG microwave. We initially got one with a fault, which was eventually replaced. We are now generally happy with the microwave. It is easy to use and cooks well. However, it should be noted it has no timer, and to change the clock, you have to turn it off at the powerpoint first. Not that easy when it's in a specially built cabinet above the bench top. This information was not in the readily accessible specifications, nor the fact that it is preferable to have it in an open space on the bench top
Date published: 2020-11-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 5 STAR Smart Inverter Microwave [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Love the microwave. Looks good and easy and quiet to use. Cooks food efficiently and evenly and is super easy to clean. Comes with many user-friendly features and is an appliance my husband and I use frequently. We both work in the city and our days are long. It is awesome that we can come home "defrost meat if necessary" and cook our veggies etc in the microwave. We can have a meal on the table in 30 minutes! Have had no issues and would highly recommend to anyone. Also heats our grandkids bottles efficiently and evenly. One of the many bonuses.
Date published: 2020-11-12
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Excellent with Shortcomings [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] This oven microwaves very well. We use it all the time from heating drinks to cooking whole meals. It is large enough to fit in a 4 litre casserole pot. The inverter function works a treat. For all this it wasn't over the top expensive. However, the power touch screen can only be accessed with the door open and the main timer touch screen with the door closed. Very annoying. Worse yet, the writing on the touch screens to identify the functions is so light as to be almost unreadable. We bought ours on a good special but if we had to pay full price I doubt we would buy another.
Date published: 2020-11-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Minor glitches but is OK [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I use the microwave oven for vegetable cooking and reheating. I use it daily. The door has to be slammed shut or you get a error message. It would be nice to edit the finish cooking alarm. I would like it to beep once, then not annoy me again, this alarm continues to beep every minute for five minutes. It cooks very well, even heat across the plate, it is big inside, the sensor cook has been reliable. If you can put up with the minor glitches this is a good oven. I do think it is time for ovens to have screens. To still use one reading codes or with the user manual in your hand must be long overdue.
Date published: 2020-11-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LG WT-H8006 Top Loader Washing Machine 8 kg [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] We have had this washing machine for 6 years and I am very happy with it. It has all the features we need for a variety of washes as well as the option for a custom setting of our preference, which is the one we use all the time. The absence of an agitator means the clothes do not get torn or stretched and we can also wash bulkier items, like pillows, etc. Although it gets used at least 4 days a week, we have not had the need to get it serviced so far, so do not know what the fault report and service experience will be like if it is ever required. I only hope it will be as good as the washing machine.
Date published: 2020-11-12
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Questions & Answers

Hi, what's the difference between this microwave and the neochef one? On the front of one it says 10 year warranty. Can you explain that please.

Asked by: Lisa
Thank you for your question. This model is also a neo chef. The 10 year warranty applies to the inverter motor.
Answered by: HN Customer Service
Date published: 2021-09-07

Is this suitable to put into a cabinet

Asked by: Leelee
Thank you for your question. Yes, this just needs space around for air clearance.
Answered by: HN Customer Service
Date published: 2021-09-07

what is the difference between this model and the LG 42L neo chef smart inverter microwave?

Asked by: rose
Thank you for your question. This model is also a neo chef, it is just a different colour finish.
Answered by: HN Customer Service
Date published: 2021-09-07
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