Updated 17 Apr 2018

Omega

OO986X

Snapshot: The Omega OO986X single oven has no catalytic liners or pyrolytic self-cleaning. How did it perform in our test kitchen?

OO986X
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$2499

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Test results

Overall score
77
Oven performance
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Toast
?/10
Scones
?/10
Roast chicken
?/10

Good points

  • Very good oven performance.
  • OK to use.
  • Has easy-to-use controls.
  • Visibility through the oven door is very good.
  • Has a child lock.
  • Door can be removed for easy cleaning.
  • Oven shelves have stoppers.
  • Mostly glass exterior easy to clean.

But

  • No smokeless grill tray.
  • Grill element can’t be lowered for cleaning.
  • No shield in front of grill element.
  • Large trays and shelves can be heavy to remove from the oven with a load.
  • Large shelves and trays can be difficult to clean in a sink.
  • Some cracks and crevices inside oven can be difficult to clean.

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
$2499
Type
Single oven
Width
Wide (900mm)

More test results (/10)

Meringues
10
Pizza
9.5

Specifications

External HxWxD (mm)
477 x 893 x 550
Internal usable dimensions (HxWxD, mm)
310 x 620 x 400
Annual running costs
$39
Usable volume (L)
77
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
Yes
Bottom element only
No
Grill only
Yes
Half grill
No
Defrost
No
Warm mode
No

Features

Clock
Yes
Timer
Yes
Baking tray
2
Smokeless grill tray
No
Telescopic runners
No
Child lock
Yes
Pyrolytic self-cleaning
No
Catalytic liners
No

More Info

Notes
-
Availability
-
Price surveyed
March 2018