Uneven toasting not worth buying absolutely pathetic
A cheaper brand Contempo works much better and I would now not buy Kambrook products again.
Kambrook need to lift their game or they will lose business
Purchased in January 2019.
Can confirm, worst toaster
Never thought in my life I would write a review on a toaster... but here we are.
How on earth can you f#*k up making a toaster? It can't be rocket science!
Soooooo slow, if you like dehydrated bread cooked on a geological time scale then this is the toaster for you.
Uneven "toasting", buttons wont stay down and did I mention how slow it is?
I decided to try and use it as tinder to start a fire in my backyard and toast my bread on a stick in the flames, but it failed at that too due to its stainless steel construction.
I have ended up slinging it up in the tree out the back and periodically beating it like a pinata in front of my other toaster so it knows what happens to failures.
Do not buy
Do not buy
With a large family and early morning bustle, we purchased the toaster given the extra lift and 4 slices.
If you have 5 minutes to spare for each set of toast, this one might be for you.
Within a week the element has stopped working. We put the slow roasting down to this issue. Harvey Norman was great and swapped. At the time we took the swap and could not have been more disappointed. Within 6 months the plastic lever handles cracked and the toaster is soooo slow - not great if your ever in a hurry. The outside is not wearing proof either.... It discoloured and is hard to keep clean. We have other kambrook products that have lasted and worn well. This is not a good purchase have for $70 and will not be on our list again. Looks like we are off to buy another as the lever on one side has just broken through.
Best toast I've had for a long time
I never knew what good toast was until I tried some from this toaster. The toast actually comes out crunchy. Other toasters produce soggy by comparison. I guest it all depends if you like crunchy or not. Of course it takes longer than other toasters but it's worth the wait in my opinion.
Worst toaster ever
This toaster is so slow that it dehydrates the bread until it is like a large crouton. It regularly won't stay down on one side or both requiring you to move your bread to the other side. I will be taking it to the tip and throwing it as far as I can. I am so dissapointed this is the first time I have ever reviewed a product!
Cooked well, but took several attempts to push down bread button. So disappointed. Finally the push button broke and we had an excuse to throw it out. Such a waste of money and time in the morning with a family, would recommend spend more money to buy a better quality product.
After 13 months the toaster gave up. Left hand side knob does not stay pushed down anymore. Very slow. Does not toast properly. Now just burns the toast. Toaster looks good but very disappointed that it did not last more than 13 months. Came with a 1 year warranty only.
Same as everyone else, the bread was dry hard bread not toast. It's the worst toaster I have ever bought. I have only had it for a few weeks and have pulled the old toaster back out until I get another. $65 for rubbish. I bought the toaster from Myer.
The toaster is extremely slow and doesn't cook the bread properly. Once it decides to cook the toast is hard as a rock!!
Extremely disappointed - looks good but doesn't do a good job. Worst toaster I've ever owned definetly will not be purchasing a Kambrook brand in the future.
World's worst toaster
We had the previous model and it was slow when we got it and has got gradually worse to the point I decided it was time to replace it. My horror when I get the new toaster home and I've gone and got the same toaster just the newer model. I console myself that they must have improved it since I bought the older model and to my horror they have not only not improved it they've made it worse. We have had it turned to 5 of the up to 7 browning settings and still have barely warmed barely crunchy bread. The one thing I did like with the previous model was that the crumb trays came out the front of the toaster and they've even changed that.
Don't be fooled by it's good looks. AVOID THIS TOASTER
- KT460RED (Red)
- Verified purchase
BITTERLY DISAPPOINTED would give 0 stars if I could
This toaster should be taken off the shelves.. Bread was in it for 4 minutes on number 7 (highest setting), one side was slightly tan and the other did not cook at all. The bread when it came out was as hard as a biscuit. Tried to cook toast 3 mornings straight for same result. Disgusted to think Harvey Norman would sell such rubbish as I buy everything from them and never taken anything back. Taking back to them for refund and in future will review products before making purchases. At least the 2 I had from KMart for half the price lasted 6 months but cooked perfect toast.
Just cannot get a good colour in the toast without putting it on high but then you end up with rock hard toast! & I have to put 2 slices of bread in, when I only want one toasted. It's slow & the levers pop back up. Have to replace it & it won't be another Kambrook.
Worst toaster EVER!
I purchased this toaster 3 months ago and it has been terrible. It mostly dried out the bread and if you were 'lucky' it may slightly albeit unevenly brown the bread...even on a higher number setting. To cook crumpets I had to place it on the highest number setting and then put it through twice. It generally produced dried out horrible crumpets. It was also incredibly & painfully slow. I returned the toaster today after purchasing a different brand. Harvey Norman were excellent and refunded money immediately without any hassles at all. Very impressed with their after sale service but cannot see me ever purchasing Kambrook again. (I'm unable to provide proof of purchase as this was surrendered to Harvey Norman with product return)
The lever is temperamental
When i put my bread in & push down the lever it keeps popping back up. This is my 2nd machine. I took the first one back because of the same issue (regardless of what number the time dial is on) But i dont want to get a different brand because it matches my kettle
This toaster just about turns your bread into a crouton before it actually get some colour on it.
Takes 3 or 4 goes for the toast to stay down. Cooks uneven. It's not the best toaster we've had, but certainly the most expensive. Extremely slow. Pretty unhappy with this toaster.
Perfect for those that need time to organise their coffee and what is put on their toast/mildly warm
This allows you to plenty of time to boil the jug, make coffee and then organise whatever you want on your toast. As an added bonus the "toast" is not hot and you are absolutely safe from burning yourself. The bread is "cooked" from the top of the slice down.
Questions & Answers
this toaster only dries the bread out,no sign of the normal colour of toasted bread. the item was a xmas gift as i had visitors coming to stay february 10,so was disappointed when i tried it out 9 february on 3 different settings, ending up with dried out bread as hard as a brick.where do i return it to for a refund? all of the supplied phone numbers,on the box or on the internet either cannot be connected or are a different company.
Hi Bren, please contact the customer service team on 1300 139 798 or email email@example.com. Thanks, the Kambrook team.
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