Updated 21 Sep 2017

Panasonic

SD-2501

Snapshot: A breadmaker with a horizontal pan, 3 loaf size options and a progress indicator. But how does it perform?

SD-2501
Consumer score
SCORE
Price guide

$299.99

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Test results

Overall score
83
Multigrain: from scratch
?/10
Multigrain: premix
?/10
Wholemeal gluten-free: premix
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Excellent multigrain “from scratch” result.
  • Very good multigrain premix result.
  • Good result for wholemeal gluten-free premix.
  • Loaf reasonably easy to remove.
  • 3 loaf size options.

But

  • Handle can get in the way when removing bread from tin.
  • Kneading blade gets stuck in bread (but is easy to remove).
  • Has a long cycle time (5hrs).
  • No viewing window.
  • Relatively expensive.

How we test

Overall score includes:

  • Multigrain: from scratch using the manufacturer's recipe (30 percent)
  • Multigrain: premix (30 percent)
  • Wholemeal gluten-free: premix (10 percent)
  • Ease of use (30 percent)

Prices are from an October 2013 survey.

Key data

Model

Price guide
$299.99

Specifications

Exterior H x W x D (cm)
38 x 26 x 40
Bread pan H x W x D (cm)
15 x 19 x 14
Loaf-size options
750g, 1kg, 1.2kg
Pan shape
Horizontal
Cycle time (hours : mins)
5:00

Features

Delayed start
Progress indicator
Power-failure protection
Power-failure protection length (mins)
10
Fruit and nut dispenser
Removable lid
Viewing window
Loaf-colour options
Keep-warm function

More Info

Availability
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