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Not for the feint hearted this microwave. Can’t just put something in to reheat, oh no you have to select the correct heating and heaven forbid you don’t use the correct weight. Wish I had never bought it.
Purchased in May 2021 for $298.00.
Bought the Panasonic to replace my dead LG MS52960B which only later 3 years before failing. It is night and day between the two.
The sensor control of the Panasonic is a revelation. No menus or weights, the sensor just does everything.
Cooks rice in half the time to perfection. Better defrosting performance and evenness than the LG by a mile.
Best nuke I've ever had, period.
Purchased in March 2021 at JB Hi-Fi Retail Stores for $289.00.
Don’t waste your money
The microwave was about 3 months old I was heating a banana from the fridge for 20 seconds to take the chill off. About halfway through I heard a grinding noise and smelt burning, the turntable had stopped and the end of the banana had overheated and burnt.
I had to take it to Above Electronics in Malaga and described what had happened, they then said they found ‘banana juice’ in the inner workings of the turntable mechanism. I have never had a spill in the three months, the banana did not burst (I even took a photo).
As a result Panasonic r...
Purchased in December 2020 at Harvey Norman for $289.00.
Buttons started bubbling after 2 months!
We bought this microwave on 14th Jan and within 2 months the buttons (start and 1min buttons - the ones we used most often) started to bubble (like as if there was a cheap clear film over the top only you can’t actually remove it!).
I had read a number of other reviews that had mentioned this issue but thought it was after years of use. But not the case at all. It is a well known issue which is why Good Guys refunded us immediately and we purchased a Samsung instead so will see how that goes. Very disappointing for a $280 microwave. Whilst it heated well the quality is extremely poor
Don’t waste your time otherwise you’ll be making another trip back not soon after
Purchased in November 2020 at The Good Guys for $280.00.
An OK microwave
The front surface of the microwave has become faded after about half year and the plastic cover started to loose. This is not expected for a product only purchased recently despite I only use it once a day or so. The controls and programming functions are very similar to other Microwaves, so I didn't find it difficult to use or innovative either. The microwave heats food evenly as advertised.
Purchased in August 2019 at The Good Guys for $239.00.
Severe rust paint falling into food
While eating our soup we noticed what looked like metal shavings. Upon closer inspection we noticed our Panasonic microwave was rusted out on the ceiling around the vents with paint peeling off and falling into food. We don’t know how long this has been happening for but now have serious concerns how long we have been eating paint.
Purchased in February 2017 at The Good Guys for $289.00.
Not well designed. Condensation. Uneven heating.
Bought the 1100w NN-ST665B model about 9 months ago to replace another Panasonic Microwave where the bottom had become rusted after 3 years. Stayed with Panasonic as we wanted the trim kit around the oven.
This model has been disappointing.
Cook timing: It's frustrating that cook times always have to be in multiples of 10 secs. Until you get one of these you don't realise how often you want to warm something up for maybe 15 or 25 secs etc - so you have to stand there and stop it at the right time.
Condensation: With our previous microwave, if...
Purchased in July 2019 at Billy Guyatts for $246.00.
I bought this microwave on May 2019. In October 2019 it short circuited the kitchen a few times. I took to the repair person (recommended by Panasonic). They replaced the inverter unit. In Nov. 2019 it did again, it repair it and replace the inverter unit. In March 2020 it did it again, it short circuited the kitchen. After a long discussion with Panasonic they advise me to take the microwave the same repair person. No refunds and no new microwave. I have decided to purchase a new microwave and leave behind the nightmare of purchasing another Panasonic. Buyers beware! Panasonic do not treat customers very well.
Purchased in May 2019 at Bing Lee for $240.00.
Shocking worst microwave shame of Panasonic
Though we bought this microwave for two and half years, we only started to use it around one and half years ago and used it not more than twice a week. We maintained this unit in a good condition. However, due to the faulty inverter PCB, the microwave kept tripping the circuit breaker. Panasonic denied warranty repair due to the cost.
What a shame that the quality of Panasonic has plummeted. Never buy any more Panasonic products. Sharing this information to alert the prospective buyers.
Purchased in July 2017 at Harvey Norman for $220.00.
We have always had Panasonic microwaves and loved them. We recently purchased the Panasonic NN-ST665B and are extremely happy with it. It fits perfectly in the allocated area and is very user friendly. It comes with a great manual which also includes some great recipes.
Purchased in July 2019 at The Good Guys for $249.00.
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This microwave has pros and cons
The best thing about this microwave is that it doesn't have that annoying 'cool down' function that many modern microwaves have, which means less noise and less running time. I find all microwaves heat food unevenly and this one unfortunately is no different. The defrost setting works very well, much better than our previous microwave which would cook things on the edges. The size is plenty for what we need and it looks quite stylish. We did find it annoying though that just a few days after buying it, the plastic surface of the buttons started...bubbling and puckering. This ruins the look of it. Surely this would be a simple fix Panasonic? The interior light also stopped working quite early on. If these minor things could be fixed it would be a great microwave. Also, be aware that air is expelled from the side vents quite strongly during use and we have issues with it affecting our gas burners which are right alongside.
Purchased in September 2018 at Harvey Norman for $250.00.
I purchased this microwave in December 2018 and I'm very happy I bought it, I mainly use it for boiling rice/pasta, reheating, defrosting rather than cooking food. It's easy to use and the functions I use regularly reheat and defrost really well. My previous microwaves cavities used to rust out and we were told by a salesperson the cavity in this particular microwave is more rust resistant because it's made of something different(I can't remember what it is).
The only small issue is the light inside isn't very bright so it can be a bit hard to see inside but I would recommend it and I would purchase another one again.
Purchased in December 2018 at Harvey Norman for $220.00.
Works well and good internal capacity
This microwave has a good internal capacity and large plate, even thought the exterior dimensions, compared to other microwaves with the same capacity, is quite compact. Its quiet, heats evenly and easy to use. Looks good too! Happy with this product.
Purchased in April 2019 at The Good Guys.
I bought this microwave from Harvey Norman during the boxing day sale and for the price paid, this is a great product. It has inverter technology so it heats up the food evenly and also is a perfect size to fit into the built in microwave cabinet in our new kitchen. It has a sleek, black modern look and would suit well in any kitchen design.
My second panasonic microwave oven, first one lasted 20 years. Recent purchase is last christmas, dec 18,2018, again its the best microwave oven just like my first panasonic microwave, newer model and smaller,, highly recommended. Got it from good guys,
Questions & Answers
Can I use NN-ST671s touchpad to replace NN-ST665B one
Sorry, no idea. A question for Panasonic or a repair forum
Hi Sam, Can you please call 132600. They are our customer service team and will point you in the right direction.
NN-ST665B - the microwave starts beeping and the display cycles from P1-P10 continually. It stops beeping when I press STOP button then after a few minutes it starts beeping/cycling again. I have to turn it off at the wall switch if I want to get any sleep. Any ideas?
Hi John, Thank you for your inquiry please contact our call centre team on 132600 and they will be able to assist you further.
John, had exactly the same thing happen to 5year one. Did you find anything out from Panasonic?
Hi Rossm, it was the touchpad which needed to be replaced. The local electronics repair shop recommended by PANASONIC were able to get the part and replace it for $100. All good now. Cheers.
Which Panasonic models have the ability to turn off the beep function?
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|Features||Inverter and Sensor Cooking|
|Dimensions||310 x 525 x 388 mm|
|Turntable Diameter||340 mm|
|Door Mechanism||Push Release|
|Manufacturer Warranty||1 year(s)|
|Colour / Finish||Black|
- GTIN13: 8887549592171
- MPN: NN-ST665BQPQ and NNST665BQPQ
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