Updated 18 Jul 2017

Omega

OO653X

Snapshot: The Omega OO653X single oven has no catalytic liners or pyrolytic self-cleaning. But how did it perform in our test kitchen?

OO653X
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$799

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Test results

Overall score
71
Oven performance
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Toast
?/10
Scones
?/10
Roast chicken
?/10

Good points

  • Good for baking.
  • Excellent for grilling.
  • OK to use.
  • Has OK to use dial controls.
  • Grill element can be lowered for easy cleaning.
  • Mostly glass exterior is easy to clean.
  • Grill element can be lowered for easy cleaning.

But

  • No smokeless grill tray.
  • No shield in front of grill element.
  • No telescopic runners.
  • Relatively small baking volume.
  • No clock.
  • No child lock.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Oven performance (60%): Based on toast, scones, meringues, roast chicken and pizza.
Ease of use (40%): Evaluated controls and displays, ease of using the grill and oven shelves, replacing light bulbs, and cleaning.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$799
Type
Single oven
Width
Standard (600mm)

More test results (/10)

Meringues
8
Pizza
6.5
Overall steaming
n/a
Boiled eggs
n/a
Fish, rice and vegetables
n/a
Steamed pudding
n/a

Specifications

External HxWxD (mm)
595 x 595 x 570
Internal useable dimensions (HxWxD, mm)
280 x 460 x 410
Annual running costs
$34
Useable volume (L)
53
Shelves
2
Shelf positions
9
Tank capacity (L)
n/a

Functions

Classic bake
Fan grill
Pizza mode or bottom element with fan
Fan assisted
Fan forced
×
Bottom element only
×
Grill only
Half grill
Defrost
Warm mode
×
Bread baking
n/a
Steam reheat
n/a
Steam only
n/a
Succession cooking
n/a

Features

Clock
No
Timer
Yes
Baking tray
1
Smokeless grill tray
No
Telescopic runners
No
Child lock
No
Pyrolytic self-cleaning
No
Catalytic liners
No

More Info

Notes
-
Availability
-