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Microwave/oven - wall insert type -
Appliance no longer functions & will not even boil water in a test.
Appliance is " arcing" from the tray to chrome plated grill insert at oven back.
Unit is over 4 years old & has not been used much.
Repair options are very expensive
May end up having to be replaced.
Poor end possibly for an expensive product
Purchased at Harvey Norman.
Piece of trash.
Microwave function is near useless. $2500 microwave and we still use the $200 Panasonic in the garage. Pretty much double any time any recipe calls and don’t even think about some sneaky popcorn.
Purchased in June 2017 at Winning Appliances for $2,399.00.
Fast and easy to use, excellent results every time.
Program in your cooking temprature and cooking time and it does the rest.
No more guesswork required.
Easy oven cleaning program.
Excellent results everytime.
Makes cooking a delite allover again.
Easy to set up features and cooking guide.
Perfecty cooked through every time.
Staying home and cooking is easier than going out and being disappointed.
Purchased in April 2019 at The Good Guys for $1,850.00.
A great oven but i'd expected it to last longer - Extend your warranty
What do i own currently in the kitchen? NEFF induction, NEFF steam, NEFF combi-oven and an a standard AEG multipurpose oven. I were in pursuit of a new microwave wall oven after building a new house to replace my well weathered freestanding Sharp microwave of almost 9years. While shopping at E&S Trading, the BOSCH CMG656RS1A caught my eye. Impressed with its features i decided on this oven over the lower model CMG633BS1B. The multi-combi functions, grilling and rapid heating are fantastic, cleaning is a breeze and the racks remove easily. I...couldn't fault this for features and looks. Now... 3 years old (note: in operation for only 2 1/2yrs) and just last week while using the microwave only, smoke started coming from the top of the oven and then it shut down. No it wasn't the food unfortunately but i only wish. The convection oven and grill still work fine but I simply don't trust using it in case of a fire. The only other issue since it was installed was every now and again the 1000w selection on the display just doesn't respond. I simply couldn't replicate the fault consistently enough to report it. I contacted E&S Trading and they couldn't help me as it only has a 2 year warranty. I'd would have expected a microwave oven worth over $3200 rrp to last longer than my $275 purchase and this simply hasn't lasted its reasonable life. Disappointing purchase :-(
Purchased in June 2016 at e&s.
- Serie 8 CMG656RS1A
Good - BUT, Circular display cracking
I bought this oven in April 2017 and have only used it minimally over that time to supplement our other Bosch oven. The microwave feature is great and as it's dual use it is is extremely versatile.
I have a problem with the display window however, from about 6-8 months ago the round clear display started to crack, hardly noticeable at first then over the following months it has gradually reached the stage it is at present - I'm concerned it will spread across the entire face.
Looks terrible and I'm at a loss what is causing it - the main oven we have is the same series Bosch oven with exactly the same display and it's fine.
Purchased in April 2017 at Harvey Norman.
If buying a Bosch wall oven be sure to buy the self cleaning option.
My oven turns out as new every time I clean it. Preparation time before using the function is minimal ( you just need to remove all internal racks) and the results are outstanding. I'm so glad I didn't listen to the salesman who attempted to talk me out of buying the self cleaning option
Broken from day 1
Error code E6200 from initial start up. Bosch refuse to replace as it is a "repairable" problem.
Now have to wait for the parts to arrive from overseas. Ridiculous for a brand new appliance.
Terrible customer service, not helpful at all.
I didn't buy a brand new product for it to be faulty and have its parts replaced. LEMON
- Serie 8 CMG633BS1B
I would give 5 starts if the cooling fan and the beeps were quieter!
It's so good having a single unit doing both microwave oven and anything that a normal electric oven does while saving cabinet space.
However the fan is noisy and annoying, I bought BOSCH ovens exactly for quietness but the combination oven has something poorly engineered on it. I also have a Serie 8 HBG633BS1A Built-in Oven and you can't barely hear the fan in any condition even under high temperatures - and this is my reference, both ovens are "Series 8" so you expect both having similar performance, specially the specs are nearly identical ...
- Serie 8 CMG633BS1B
We have this microwave oven combination. Which as the name suggests is a microwave and an oven. We have it as well as the Bosch 60cm pyrolytic wall oven rather than a double oven. Cooks well, both microwave and oven features work well. Easy to use and and navigate the features. It is the most frequently used appliance in our kitchen. Looks great and prevents us from wastingbspave having a delegate microwave.
Definitely recommend this microwave oven combo!
- Serie 8 CMG656RS1A
This microwave oven is the best! it is best of both worlds and stacks so nicely on top of the Bosch oven when putting together. i love that you can use it as a warmer or oven or microwave, it has so much more settings than your everyday microwave and does a nicer defrost without cooking something on the outside and freezing in the middle!
Questions & Answers
Honest opinion s please, is it worth my while getting the Bosch series 8 compact combi oven and the warmer drawer? Do they last? Doea the dial crack or eventually stuff up (excuse the expression).
Please help asap
We purchased this model oven with a concierge extended warranty if anything happens they will send a technician to the oven if it needs anything, still under warranty, is used most days/nights.
Once you get used to working this great oven you will move into the new age.
Set temperature and time program for your dish and done perfectly every time, both of us can confidently use this oven, we have not been disappointed in any way.
Is very useful in the modern kitchen, our friends put 2 in their new kitchen, so they can do most meals very quickly.
When you use the self-clean function, make sure you remove feathered pets from the home as it is not bird-friendly.
Does not disappoint, makes a better cook out of anyone including myself.
We have many Bosh items in our kitchen, because we don't like wasting money and time on other brands.
Thank you so much as I haven’t seen many reviews but the few put up are mixed and a couple were saying about the dial cracking and not working properly
I am considering purchasing this combination microwave/oven. My concern is whether it will function as well as my existing Microwave for such things as defrosting slices of bread in 30sec, and whether it has a sensor to cook fresh vegetables. my current microwave is 1000w whereas this microwave appears to only be 600w. Does that mean things will take longer to Cook in this Microwave than my current Microwave? Thank you
I feel it does take a little bit longer but not signifintly longer and things come out defrosted ir cooked more consistant than a microwave where you are constantly moving things around. I definatly love my bosch more than my microwave and i had a 1000w aswell!
And yes it has specialised settings for vegetables, and defrosting different foods so its always on the right setting!
Jody thank you so much. You've sold me on it!
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|Category||Wall Ovens||Wall Ovens||Steam Ovens and Wall Ovens||Steam Ovens and Wall Ovens|
|Type||Conventional (Conduction)||Conventional (Conduction)||Combination||Combination|
|Features||Child Safety Lock, Cooling Fan and Microwave Function||Child Safety Lock, Cooling Fan and Microwave Function||Child Safety Lock and Cooling Fan||Child Safety Lock and Cooling Fan|
|Dimensions||455 x 594 x 548 mm||455 x 594 x 548 mm||455 x 594 x 548 mm||455 x 594 x 548 mm|
|Max Temperature||300 °C||275 °C||250 °C||250 °C|
|Manufacturer Warranty||2 year(s)||2 year(s)||2 year(s)||2 year(s)|
|Colour / Finish||Stainless Steel||Black||Stainless Steel||Black|
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