Updated 17 Apr 2018

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
8.0
Pizza
6.5

Specifications

External HxWxD (mm)
595 x 595 x 570
Internal usable dimensions (HxWxD, mm)
280 x 460 x 410
Annual running costs
$34
Usable volume (L)
53
Shelves
2
Shelf positions
9

Functions

Classic bake
Yes
Fan grill
Yes
Pizza mode or bottom element with fan
Yes
Fan assisted
Yes
Fan forced
No
Bottom element only
No
Grill only
Yes
Half grill
Yes
Defrost
Yes
Warm mode
No

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
-
Price surveyed
March 2018