(MICROWAVES.REVIEWED) — If you're like most people, you probably never use most of the buttons on your microwave—popcorn, Potato, Frozen Dinner, Cook by Weight, and Defrost by Weight, and many more. However, as Thrillist points out in a new report, you're not missing much. Those buttons don't do anything you can't do yourself.
Here at Reviewed.com, we test dozens of microwave ovens, and we've known this industry secret for some time. We even pointed it out in our review of the Panasonic NN-SN973S Countertop Microwave.
But let's just say it again: Most microwaves can only output microwaves at a single power level.
Advertisement - story continues below