Updated 27 Sep 2016

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
10.0
Pizza
9.5
Overall steaming
n/a
Boiled eggs
n/a
Fish, rice and vegetables
n/a
Steamed pudding
n/a

Specifications

External HxWxD (mm)
477 x 893 x 550
Internal useable dimensions (HxWxD, mm)
310 x 620 x 400
Annual running costs
$39
Useable volume (L)
77
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
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
-