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Panasonic SD-2501

Panasonic SD-2501

MPNs: 1921, 35902769, PSD2501 and 2 more
4.5 from 268 reviews · View Statistics
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Pros

Makes a variety of breads
Achieves consistent results
Highly durable
Easy to experiment with ingredients

Reviews

  • Build Quality
    4.7 (56)
  • Value for Money
    4.5 (57)
  • Ease of Use
    4.7 (58)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    4.7 (57)
  • Noise Level
    4.5 (58)
  • Bread Quality & Consistency
    4.6 (57)
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Mick2676
Mick2676AU
  • 8 reviews
  • 8 likes

Solid as Big Ben

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Mick2676, Quick thank you for taking the time to submit this great review.

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Christopher V.
Christopher V.Sydney, NSW
  • 13 reviews
  • 4 likes
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Very good bread machine. Highly recommended.

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Purchased in at Betta Home Living.

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zollee
zollee
  • 2 reviews
  • 1 like

Good whilst they last!!!!!!!!!!

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Russ
RussSydney, NSW
  • 10 reviews
  • 11 likes

Great but spare parts are Extortionate!

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Had this breadmaker for probably 4 or 5 years and its been really good no issues with it. Now the non stick is coming off so need to replace the paddle and the bowl. Just got a quote for $265 with delivery for these items. Absolutely ridiculous.

I ordered two spare paddles from Ali express for much less but the non-stick is not very good. Looking at other brands now to check the spares cost as I hate to throw things out but that is what Panasonic wants us to do. Come on Panasonic these should be consumable prices not "may as well buy a whole new unit" price.

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maxine
maxineWheatbelt, WA
  • 10 reviews
  • 8 likes
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Great machine except......

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Bought Panasonic Bread Maker 2 years ago. I have never used the raisin dispenser, but use it to make bread every second day. Recently, I noticed the dispenser lid was hanging down inside machine. I tried to fasten it back up, but it just falls loose.
Can only use this machine to bake bread, can't use it to bake fruit or nut loaves.
Apparently, if the dispenser lid is broken, heat escapes from the machine whilst baking. Panasonic suggests a new dispenser, but not willing to pay $60.

Purchased in for $213.

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Gezza
GezzaGreater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC
  • 19 reviews
  • 8 likes

Fantastic & Reliable

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I was recommended this brand of Bread machine as there are alot of cheap breadmakers that put people off from using them. We've used this Panasonic at least twice a week for months now (under lock down ) and it hasn't faulted! Great for pizza dough and bread comes out well cooked. Thanks Panasonic for making such a great appliance that you want to use! Highly recommended!

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Hi Gezza, thanks for taking the time for the great review.

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Tony P.
Tony P.
  • 8 reviews
  • 3 likes

WOW best ever

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Bought last week from beta electrical lakes entrance,had a breville for last 6 years .it was spasmodic in its results.This one is the bomb almost silent,and I’m getting the best bread I’ve ever had. Tony

Purchased in at Beta electrical lakes entrance .

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Hey Tony, Thanks for the great review hope you enjoy many more bakes.

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T-Potz
T-PotzSouth Australia
  • 2 reviews
  • 9 likes

Reliable work horse machine, but slow

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Purchased in at The Good Guys for $459.39.

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Nick
NickSoutheast, SA

Trouble again...

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Living in the bush, I love the small and taste of fresh bread! Was wrapped with my Panasonic a few years ago, then it played up, not mixing properly?>? HN replaced, no questions asked.... gone well with new one for the last year, now same again? It is skipping some cycle and putting out flat heavy loves even the birds cant eat? Frustrating, I dont like replacing again but 3 failures in a row now has made me look again.

Purchased in at Harvey Norman.

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Drick
DrickGreater Melbourne (Outer), VIC
  • 12 reviews
  • 7 likes

Great bread each time.

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Been using this for years for Sourdough and pizza dough. I did try a lot of the other recipes but while they were tasty, I like my Sourdough. Also good for plain white loaf.
The only downside is when it finishes the sound is very quiet and I always set an alarm because you'll miss getting the bread out (which you need to do asap)

Purchased in at Myer.

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Darciemae
DarciemaePerth, WA

Simply perfect every time

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Purchased in at Harvey Norman Retail Stores - Appliances for $250.

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Hi Darciemae, thanks for the great review and keep enjoying the great bread.

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alenka
alenkaNorthern Region, NSW
  • 5 reviews
  • 5 likes

Great for every day baking

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This is our first bread maker and after 6 months of use it's hard to imagine being without it. It's so easy to use that my husband (who couldn't cook to save himself, not even as much as to fry an egg) has suddenly taken on the baking duty. He loads it up before going to bed and puts it on timer so that it's finished baking in the morning. It's so nice waking up to the aroma of freshly baked bread. We found that the longer it bakes, the better it comes out. The "rushed" 4 hour bread does't come out as large and fluffy as the the loaves that sit in the bread maker overnight before being cooked.

Purchased in at JB Hi-Fi Retail Stores.

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noeleen d.
noeleen d.Richmond-Tweed, NSW
  • 8 reviews
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Love love love my Panasonic SD 2501

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I bought my machine about 12 months ago and use it regularly. I use Laucke bread mixes, The Spelt loaf, Multigrain Soy and Linseed and right now have a Brioche Loaf on. It is soo easy. Photo is a Spelt Loaf.

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Purchased in for $349.

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Cusho
CushoLaunceston, TAS

Very disappointing

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Barely adequate. I have not had what I consider a good result let alone a great one. Bottom line: it doesn't rise anywhere near as much as my past breadmaker (which lasted for years, I might add). I use the same bread mix and have increased the yeast and made sure it was fresh etc etc. Used the rye menu for a rye bread mix which once again I have used for years. The texture is very dense, not what I am used to.

Purchased in at The Good Guys.

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Punky
Punky
  • 30 reviews
  • 17 likes

On to my second one of these

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Have used one regularly for a number of years. Last one recently broke down. Always produce a reliable loaf (even on timer). Clean without difficulty. Don't look further than this model.

Purchased in at Harvey Norman for $284.

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Hi Punky, Thank you for your time around submitting such a great review.

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Questions & Answers

Michelle
Michelleasked

Does this breadmaker have any non stick surfaces?

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The paddles and the inside of the mixing/cooking bowl are both coated in non-stick.

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Hi Michelle, Its best if you give our customer service team a call on 132600 and they will assist you further.

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Macca the Roadworker
Macca the Roadworkerasked

Are the menus for the SD-2501 and the SD-ZP2000 the same ?? I have found recipes for the 2000 and would like to use them in my 2501.

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Mick2676
Mick2676

Thanks Mick, looks like I should have stayed online a bit longer yesterday. Thanks very much for the advice and will follow up ASAP.

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Hi Macca, if you require further assistance, please contact our Customer Service Team on 132600

Tiina F.
Tiina F.asked

Accidentally turned off bread maker. Can I force it back to bake mode?

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Hi Tiina, Best to give our customer service team a call on 132600 and they will assist you.

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Sharon K.
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Tiina F.
Tiina F.

Still don’t know but I put the dough into a bread tin and cooked it in the oven. It was fine.

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Details

Features:

  • The Panasonic SD-2501 Bread Maker has 15 baking programs and 3 different crust colours and loaf sizes, helping you make the perfect loaf for you.
  • One of these programs is a Gluten Free Mode, which lets you easily make gluten-free bread. This makes this bread maker more suitable for people with specific dietary needs and preferences.
  • A Specialty Mode also lets you make spelt bread, which has a wider variety of essential amino acids, vitamins, and minerals than conventional wheat, and is said to be beneficial for your digestive health.
  • This model can also make jam and compote, letting you make the bread and the spread you put on it.
  • It also has an automatic raisin and nut dispenser that adds and evenly distributes these ingredients throughout the dough, meaning you don’t have to worry about these bits dropping to the bottom of your bread loaf.
  • A 13-hour digital timer lets you enjoy freshly baked bread whenever you like.
  • The bread maker also has a Diamond-Fluro coated bread pan and kneading blade to help stop your bread sticking to the pan, making cleaning a whole lot easier.
  • This unit costs $329.

Points of praise:

  • Most reviewers found that this bread maker was effective in making a variety of breads, from the dough through to the finished product, whether it was a loaf, buns, or pizza bases.
  • Reviewers noted that it also produced consistent results, making baking a loaf almost foolproof.
  • The bread maker is highly durable, and lasts a long time even with thorough use, according to reviewers.
  • Reviewers also appreciated how easy it was to experiment with different ingredients, saying that it was easy to add ingredients such as fruits (including frozen fruit), seeds, herbs, and garlic.
CategoryBread Makers
Price (RRP) $329.00
Max Loaf Size1.2 kg
FeaturesAutomatic Ingredients Dispenser, Gluten Free Setting and Jam & Compote Mode
Preset Timer 13 hours
Dimensions 382 x 256 x 389 mm
Weight7 kg
Manufacturer Warranty1 year(s)
Colour / FinishWhite
Release date
ManualDownload manual
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  • MPN: 1921, 35902769, PSD2501, SD-2501 and SD2501
  • GTIN13: 5025232611966 and 8887549410017

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