We all can agree on one thing, that over the range microwave ovens are, any day, better than the countertop microwave ovens. They do not consume available surfaces on your kitchen countertop and help you keep your kitchen much trimmed and tidier. There must be confusion in your mind if you plan to get an over the range microwave oven for your kitchen. Allow us to make you acquainted with the Cosmo COS-2413ORM1SS Over the Range Microwave Oven for once and all.
Despite having so many worthy reasons for buying this Cosmo black stainless over the range microwave oven, we had to make sure ourselves that we were suggesting only the best for you. And hence, we have tested this product in detail to know about its operation, and here is our honest Cosmo COS-2413ORM1SS Review. The Cosmo 24 in. oven has earned its prestige in customers’ minds with the reliability it offers to them. It has a mighty fan which takes care of the atmosphere of your kitchen. Also, this microwave oven encompasses a very strong power output with consistency. This exceptionally stylish and efficient stainless steel oven is sure to give your kitchen space a massive boost.
Cosmo COS-2413ORM1SS Review 2023
1. Power output
In order to give you a strong and stable performance, this compact over the range microwave with vent has a huge power output of 1000 watts. For a microwave machine that has a capacity of solid 1.34 cubic feet, 1000 watts of output is a quite impressive performance. Most of the microwaves fall between the category of having 600 watts and 1500 watts output according to their size.
This microwave oven is definitely on the higher side of power output. Such high power of wattage enables this 24-inch microwave oven to run up to the standard mark of performance. Thus, this product ensures to cook your dishes evenly and does its overall performance by not becoming much of a burden on your electricity bill.
2. 10 Power levels
Not all kinds of dishes require the same amount of time to get cooked, so you must be given different power levels in your microwave oven so that you can choose from them according to your need. There are 10 power levels in Cosmo Over the hood microwave oven for sale. These 10 levels offer you to choose your wanted power level from.
Starting from 1 to 10, these 10 power levels offer power percentages of 10% to 100%, leveling gradually up with the settings. The higher you move, the greater the power supply is, so you must be cautious about which power level you are using while cooking a particular dish.
3. Convenient presets
It becomes very easy for customers to use a microwave oven when it has preset functions in it. If you are cooking a dish in your oven and there are multiple preset functions available, you can prep the food and cook in a shorter time than usual. Unlike other ovens, this particular oven eliminates the need to set the timer and heat individually for a particular dish.
This black stainless over the range microwave’s already preset functions prove to be handy as they come with required settings. The preset functions include beverage, soup/sauce, dinner plate, pizza, and casserole/lasagna. Apart from these, there is also a popcorn function that encourages you to make fully popped popcorn.
4. Venting system
This over the range microwave with sensor cooking comes with a vent system. This vent facility is one of the best inclusion in this device’s features. Its venting fan ensures that your cooktop and kitchen remain free from smoke, steam, and odor without having to do a strenuous cleaning.
You would get to see the “vent” option in this microwave oven’s body, and there are three sub-settings, which are “Hi,” “Lo,” and “Off.” If you press the switch once, this venting fan will start running at high speed, if you press the same switch twice, this fan will run at a low speed, and if you press the switch three times, its venting fan goes off.
5. Time and weight defrost
If you have frozen food in your refrigerator, you need to defrost them to get them cooked. There is no need of brooding over defrosting when you are getting this best over range microwave oven. For convenient use, its auto defrost settings are very clearly stated in the action panel of this same microwave oven. If you select that auto defrost function, its screen will light up with the word “Meat,” with which you can easily defrost your frozen meat.
But in case you want to defrost any other food item, keep pressing the same switch, and the screen would show different products, which are respectively “Poultry, “Fish,” and “Bread.” After choosing the item, you have to enter the approximate weight of your food, and it would be defrosted in 30 seconds.
6. Sensor reheat and cook mode
These sensor reheat and sensor cooking modes are other great additions of black over the range microwave. On pressing its reheating sensor mode, you will find several food item options popping up on display in front of you, which you are supposed to choose from. Once you get your needed food item, press the button and wait for a few seconds until it gets reheated. Now the sensor cook mode is intrinsically related to this sensor reheat mode.
Upon pressing the sensor reheat mode, you will find eight types of cooking options for your favorite daily meals. Those are Baked potatoes, Fresh vegetables, Frozen vegetable, Bacon, Frozen dinner, Rice, Frozen breakfast, and Frozen pizza. Now you can keep pressing the same button unless you get your desired item popped up.
7. Child lock system
Kids can be hard to stop when they find something in sync with their interests. A new microwave machine can also spark interest in them, but you need to keep children away from it, as it can ruin your meal or, worse, can harm your kids. The Cosmo COS-2413ORM1SS 24 inch has a perfect feature for that specific purpose. When this machine is in its idle phase, keep the stop or cancel button and hold it for 3 seconds before it enters the child-safety state.
If you set the time, that lock indicator sign would be visible on its body. Again, when you want to wake your microwave oven up, just press the stop or cancel button all over again for 3 seconds, and after a beep sound, this child lock would be withdrawn from its system.
Cosmo 24″ 1.34 Cu.Ft Over-the-range Microwave Specifications
- Brand: Cosmo
- Model: COS-2413ORM1SS
- Color : Black / Stainless Steel
- Capacity: 1.34 Cubic Feet
- Wattage: 1000 watts
- Voltage: 120 volts
- Product Dimensions : 16.1 x 23.8 x 17 inches
- Weight: 60.9 pounds
- Certification: UL Listed
What We like in Cosmo COS-2413ORM1SS Microwave with Vent Fan?
While examining out the several features for Cosmo COS-2413ORM1SS Review, a certain feature got our attention. The timed cooking system in this appliance was so effective and easy-to-use that we could cook any dish within a restricted time by adjusting the power level accordingly. We wanted a certain dish to be cooked in less time, so we adjusted the timer and set the power level high, and the food was ready within the estimated time.
Controllable LED lights
Another absolutely mind-blowing function that we found remarkable was that its LED lights on the surface area were easily adjustable. We could turn those lights on or off according to your wish. Also, we got to see that those LEDs’ brightness could also be altered to high or low, according to your convenience.
Easy turntable operation
We found its turntable comes with an ability to turn it on or off. First, we started by trying to spin the turntable as we put a small tray for cooking small quantities of food. Then, we changed its tray and put a larger one on the turntable with a greater amount of food. Obviously, we would need to turn that turntable off, and the Cosmo oven let us do that.
Additional 30 secs cooking
We kept the timer settings and power settings low and put some food to be cooked in this space saver over the range microwave oven. The time and power were clearly inadequate for that food to be processed fully. So, after the timer went off, we opted for its start button, which added another 30 seconds of cooking. So we could add more time additionally by opting for this function.
What We dislike?
We came to a bitter experience when we put a chunk of frozen meat in this Cosmo oven. Even after opting for all the necessary settings, we were a bit shocked to see that the meat was not really defrosted on the first go. Then we took it out and broke the chunk, and stirred it a bit before putting it back into the oven. This time it was totally defrosted.
Sparking in the oven
Another unfortunate experience was when we saw this 24-inch oven sparking a bit. We were terrified, thinking this oven was malfunctioning. But much to our relief, we discovered that there was some food spilled on its oven cavity, and we cleaned that spilled food with a damp towel immediately. We figured out that spilled food on the cavity may sometimes trigger sparking until it is cleared up.
Yes, this Cosmo 24 Inch over the range microwave can run as a ductless or recirculating fan.
You get all the required accessories with this Cosmo microwave oven, and it can vent both from the top and back.
You should not worry as this Cosmo COS-2413ORM1SS Over The Range Microwave with Vent Fan door does not require any extra space behind its 24 inches.
After a vigorous trial of this Cosmo COS-2413ORM1SS 24″ Over The Range Microwave, we must say that it is indeed a worthy product. If you take our suggestion, this microwave has given excel in every aspect and becomes a must-buy. It does not need much space to be set on your wall as its dimensions of 23.8”W, 16.1”D, and 17”H are compact, which fits easily in the space between cabinets. It weighs around 60.9 pounds, so it would be better if you have a companion to give you helping hands while installing this oven.
This Cosmo 24″ 1.34 cu.ft Over-the-Range Microwave’s design is simply classy as its black stainless steel body is sure to attract eyes whenever someone sets foot in your kitchen. Also, the turntable measures 13.6 inches in diameter to make room for your large casseroles. This oven is compatible with 120V voltage. Considering all its magnanimous features, Cosmo COS-2413ORM1SS Review is strongly standing for it.