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Model # R520KST

Internet # 100489223

Carousel 2.0 cu.ft. Countertop Microwave in Stainless Steel with Sensor Cooking-DISCONTINUED

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$179.00 /each



Model # R520KST

Internet # 100489223

The Sharp 2.0 cu. ft. Countertop Microwave in Stainless Steel features a large 2.0 cu. ft. capacity that helps you cook lots of larger dishes like casseroles. The microwave's 9 Smart and Easy sensor settings help you achieve precisely cooked results, while its 4 defrost options make it easy to prepare fridge and freezer items. The microwave has a 16 in. turntable that rotates food evenly and accommodates large casserole dishes.

  • 2.0 cu. ft. capacity helps you cook lots of larger dishes
  • 1,200 watts of cooking power deliver thoroughly cooked results
  • 11 power levels for a variety of cooking options
  • 9 Smart and Easy sensor settings, including a popcorn and sensor reheat key, help you achieve precisely cooked results
  • Keep Warm Plus feature helps you keep food warm for up to 30 minutes after cooking with no loss of food quality
  • 4 defrost options make it easy to prepare fridge and freezer items
  • 3 reheat options help you refresh food that's gone cold
  • Minute Plus function makes it easy to add cooking time
  • 16 in. turntable rotates food evenly and accommodates large casserole dishes
  • Built-in nightlight for easy nighttime cooking
  • Kitchen timer included for your convenience
  • Stainless steel exterior complements your kitchen decor

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Assembled Depth (in.) 
19.13 in 
Assembled Height (in.) 
13.38 in 
Assembled Width (in.) 
24 in 
Capacity of Microwave (cu. ft.) 
Product Depth (in.) 
Product Height (in.) 
Product Width (in.) 
Turntable Diameter 
16 in 
Appliance Type 
Countertop Microwave 
Stainless Steel 
Color/Finish Family 
Door Swing/Style 
Right to Left Swing 
Microwave Door Release 
Push Button 
Microwave Features 
Clock,Interior Light,Optional Built-In Trim Kit,Timer,Turntable 
Number of One-Touch Settings 
Number of Power Levels 
Oven Settings 
Defrost,Sensor Cook 
Wattage (watts) 
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications and Listings 
1-UL Listed 
Manufacturer Warranty 
1 year parts and labor (additional 4 years parts on magnetron tube) 
Safety Listing 


Rated 4.4 out of 5 by 79 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by So far so good! I got this microwave in early Dec & so far it has worked great. Its huge & there is room to cook more than one thing at a time if desired. Looks nice & is user friendly. I've also noticed that the food that gets splattered on the inside is pretty easy to get off as well, which is nice. I've used a paper towel with nothing but water to wipe it down & everything came right off. May 14, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Nice features It is so easy to use. We didn't even have to look at the instructions. But the night light is either too bright or located in the wrong place, or I would have given it 5 stars. October 9, 2012
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Fairly Nice Unit but Noisy I took it back. Looked good and had features we wanted but it was noisy. I assume a poorly balance fan but I don't need that noise so it was returned. Check noise before you buy! Plug on cord was a "normal" straight plug which adds an extra 2 inch space from wall if your outlet is behind the location where you want the unit to be located. A right angle appliance plug should be standard. Also, sides are painted metal - not stainless steel. October 10, 2012
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Sharp microwave cooks beautifully, performs reliably well This big microwave does a great job at defrosting, cooking and reheating food, and isn't that why you get one? We love the higher wattage, which cooks faster and more thoroughly than our previous oven. The sensor feature is really convenient - no fiddling around trying to figure how much time to type in to cook a baked potato, it just senses when it's done. Popcorn cooks fully and without burning. We use the "reheat beverage" feature a lot and it works great on this unit. So does the defrost cycle. The control panel is logical and easy to use, with 2 very minor details: there is no "reheat meal" button for a refrigerated meal; and the panel light, which shines straight into your eyes, fails to illuminate the panel. No big deal, just puzzling why they bothered including it. Sharp's carousel technology is great for hands-free even heating. The stainless steel housing is attractive in our kitchen, and the unit's button-latch works fine. The interior is easy to keep clean, and big enough to nuke a large pizza. We do think the MSRP is rather high,, but our last microwave oven, also a Sharp carousel, lasted ~15 years, and the quality of this one seems as good or better. Besides, after we compared prices locally and on several other websites, we found the best deal at Home Depot. We're very happy with our purchase! March 3, 2012
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by A good product as described I hunted around, read specs, and reviews before purchasing this microwave. So far I'm happy, and it's been a few weeks. Honestly, I don't intend to use all the intricate features. I have used reheat sensor, which works well except for beverages (I've boiled over a couple times). I've adjusted power levels, basic stuff. I have used keep warm plus, and I love it. I can heat my veggie, potato, and gravy, then fit it all in the microwave on keep warm while I slice meat to get on plates. Never had that before - it's great! I read someone's review that the microwave is noisy. I've never had a silent microwave, so this is fine and seems normal as far as noise. It looks sleek, is a great size, and fits as I hoped according to the measurements - though I cut it close and didn't account for the skrews on each side that add a centimeter (give or take) to the width. I ordered online, it arrived quickly, and undamaged. Hope it lasts. August 28, 2011
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Easy to Use I really like this microwaive, is easy to use and understand. I have never had any problems with it. The information is right on the face of the microwaive - easy to understand. September 22, 2006
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Very good value! We bought this unit online and the description just doesn't do this microwave justice! it has great features and is very well made and the price was right. It is a bit bigger than we need but the "Keep Warm" feature is fantastic! We just love it! January 24, 2012
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Awesome! Finally after reading many reviews and checking out many of the products, I finally found the perfect microwave. I tis not only beautiful and the perfect size, it has great features. Love it! July 23, 2011
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