I literally hate this appliance
The oven is almost unusable, takes at 30 minutes to heat up and then it burns the bottom of everything and often the oven turns off while in use. The temperature fluctuates during use so I need to watch anything I’m cooking. The exterior of the unit gets dangerously hot, I’ve read other reviews where they have been told this is ‘normal’ but it it far from normal and I’ve used many, many stoves. The grill has no temperature control so the only way to control the heat is to keep moving the oven racks down until you can hopefully find the right sp...ot before burning even more food. Can’t simmer on the burners as the gas doesn’t go low enough so I have to turn the smallest burning to nearly off position which is hazardous because it usually goes out. This stove is a nightmare and I would not recommend it to anyone who enjoys cooking and baking because it will kill your joy of cooking. I am saving to replace this as soon as possible and I won’t be cruel enough to try and offload it into anyone it’s going straight to hard rubbish.
Purchased for $1,200.00.
Purchased this upright gas cooker in 2007. Only gas model that fit in between the kitchen bench spaces
All four hobs still work without requiring a gas spark igniter.
Electric convention oven works perfectly. Easy to clean and maintain.
The hob decals a rubbing off now but after 13 years, this could be forgiven.
Emilia is a solid brand. Couldn't be happier with the purchase.
Purchased in October 2007 at Harvey Norman.
We bought this product a month ago and installed last week. After lighting the oven, it becomes quickly hotter outside than inside. It is dangerous !!
The instruction book does not have some buttons pictures in it !!
Bought this cooktop just under 2 years ago and l never received instructions or lpg conversion injectors and tried looking for manual online but there’s nothing tried email and never got a reply. Every other brand you can find the manual online but this brand you can’t what a terrible product would never buy again.
I like the oven it looks great works good im still getting used to it I like how the bottom of it can come out to Clean its fan forced which is great press a button can comes on so if you don't want fan forced you don't have to and has a timer on it as well the only more negative thing is you have to remove grill tray all the time when you want to use the oven but I'm only used to a seperate grill so still getting used to it overall I like it it looks really good and havnt had a problem so far with the cooking
Oven unusable: insufficient and uneven heat
The oven is unusable as it takes 40 minutes of preheating before you can put the food in, and then a small chicken takes 2 hours to brown and another 30 minutes to cook through. This cooking time is without the oven fan on as it is very noisy and annoying to have on for any length of time, and does not reduce the cooking time. Food cooked in this oven even in a baking dish with a very thick bottom is always burnt on the underside - the fan is of no use in providing an even cooking heat. The gas burner is located underneath a full width tray at ...the bottom of the oven with a small hole near the front through which the flame can be seen and has several longer holes long each side of this tray. These longer holes do not seem to allow enough heat from the burner to get through to the oven cavity! This bottom tray and the exterior of the whole stove gets extremely hot when the oven is on but the overall cooking heat around the oven racks above it is low to moderate at best. The cook in our household has now refused to use this oven any longer after 3 years and 7 months of trying to bake a variety of food several times each week. We purchased extended warranty and had a technician test and adjust the oven burner to maximum soon after the stove was installed but it has not resolved the problem with the oven. After spending more than $1100 for the stove and installation we do not feel this is good value for the money we spent. Our previous LPG gas stove (Westinghouse upright with separate gas grill) cost less to purchase, worked perfectly for 15 years and had a great oven! We are a small family of good cooks and for us this stove is poorly designed and a waste of money - we are very disappointed with the quality of this stove and would not recommend anyone purchase one.
Overheated oven with undercooked food!!!
We had this oven installed in September 2015 to replace our previous oven that blew and was covered under insurance. We didn't get to choose the new oven that was installed, which would be fine if the new one was good, but the oven we were given is just terrible!
To test the oven out we put on a roast chicken with vegetables. The chicken was pre-cooked in a slow cooker then put into a pre-heated oven to cook through. The vegetables had already been cooking for over 90mins. We checked on the chicken 30mins later and it was still undercooked ...while the vegetables were still quite raw. This was strange because the entire kitchen was so hot we had to set up two fans just to keep cool while cooking! Another hour went by and we couldn't believe it, the chicken was still not cooked! Overall it took 2 hours for the (pre-cooked) chicken and veggies to be cooked through and needless to say, we were starving! While the oven was on, the knobs, stove top and over door were too hot to go near and if a child had touched any part of the oven they would have been burned. This means we cook things in the oven when our one-year-old is asleep to avoid a trip to the hospital.
No problems with my cooker
I was a bit worried to read these negative reviews AFTER I recently purchased my EM534MVI3, especially since I could have opted for the electric oven, However I am delighted to find that it is a gem; no problem with roasting, no excessive heat, no issues at all. Could be the product has been improved, or maybe the other reviewers were just unlucky, or had bad installations, but I thought it only fair to provide a current review.
Used gas for 40 years but at wits end with oven
I have had this oven for about 3 years. The fan blows out the gas so I can't use it.. I presumed the fitter had put the dial on incorrectly, so when a recipe says 180 degrees I go for 150. I would have got the fitter to return but I live on an island and decided just not to use the fan and to try to figure out this oven. Any baking is burnt on the bottom and uncooked on the top no matter what colour tray you use. The whole stove is extremely hot and I have moved my kitchen benches further away and now have a silly gap. It makes no differenc...e. Our first use of the oven was when my new daughter-in-law, VJ , cooked a Xmas dinner. Believe me, VJ is a brilliant cook. The situation was exactly as for ellyM and VJ and my son were very embarrassed. I live on a gluten free diet and this type of baking is always difficult but impossible with this oven. I am going to buy a thermometer and will report back to Glemgas the temperature levels. Eileen Stove top is ok but as with all modern gas ovens you can't get the flame down to a very low simmer. I see i am not the only one conned by its good looks.
i love the look, the gas cook top is brilliant, the oven let me down.
When cooking a roast the 1.5kg on 180c was still underdone after 2 hrs cooking which should have been overcooked.
The room got very hot, the oven door got so hot a child would be burnt if touched, the s/steel top edge facing you was extremely hot and dangerous as well. The knobs could not be used without oven mits as they heated up too. If one is aware of this problem and no children are likely to be around then it would be okay. You would need to be careful. However as I use the top most the accuracy by the gas fitter was brilliant and I ...
Questions & Answers
Can it work without powered by electricity
yes it can work without electricity except for ignition you have to manually light the oven/hot plates with a lighter and the fan and light in the oven won’t work without electricity
Hi Iain C. - yes, the unit can work without power. You will need to use a match; there is no ignition, grill, light or fan without electricity. Thank you
We have just had a EM534MV14 installed and the fan is constantly running is this normal ?
It was installed by a proper gas fitter
No the fan running constantly is not normal. There should be a fan button on the top front panel (under the Emilia logo) which when pressed in will activate the fan - to turn it off depress the button.
Hi Cindy - please contact our customer service team on 1300 307 917 to help you troubleshoot this. Thank you.
i do need to seat time for my oven but i dont knon what to do please help me
You can not set the time for a gas oven. There is a timer on the control panel but that just rings after the set time is up, it does not control the oven.
Hi Nelida, please contact our customer service team member Sarah during business hours on 02 9721 2755 or by e-mailing email@example.com. Thank you.
If your oven is the same as mine you need to make the temperature 80% of the recommended temperature andcheck the baking about 50% of the recommended time.
Often things take less than 50% of the recommended time.
|Category||Freestanding Ovens||Freestanding Ovens||Freestanding Ovens||Freestanding Ovens|
|Colour / Finish||Stainless Steel||Stainless Steel||Stainless Steel||Stainless Steel|
|Dimensions||910 x 600 x 530 mm||910 x 600 x 530 mm||910 x 600 x 530 mm||910 x 600 x 530 mm|
|Number of Burners/Zones||4||4||4||4|
|Manufacturer Warranty||2 year(s)||2 year(s)||2 year(s)||2 year(s)|
|Release date||July 2009|
|Replaced by||Emilia EM534MVI4||Emilia EM534MVIB2||Emilia EM534MVI3|
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