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2.2 cu. ft. Countertop Microwave in Stainless Steel Built-in with Cyclonic Wave Inverter Technology and Sensor Cook

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  • Cyclonic Wave Inverter technology provides even, precise cooking
  • Genius Sensor automatically calculates cooking time & power
  • 2.2 cu. ft. microwave with extra-large 16.5 in. turntable
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About This Product

When it comes to everything you expect in a microwave, nothing compares with the defrosting, cooking and reheating capability of the Panasonic NN-SN96JS Cyclonic Wave Microwave Oven with Inverter Technology and Genius Sensor. At every temperature level, Cyclonic Wave circulates heat in precision, ultra-efficient 3D waves for easier, more versatile food preparation-even with denser, more complex food textures. This exceptional 1250-Watt, 2.2 cu. ft. capacity stainless steel microwave with 16.5 in. turntable also includes Inverter Technology which, unlike traditional microwaves that rely on pulse-on, pulse-off power at lower temperatures, delivers a constant stream of cooking power at every temperature for more evenly cooked meals - edges to centers - every time. With the touch of the Genius Sensor cooking button, this microwave takes guesswork out of creating a great meal by automatically setting power levels and adjusting cooking or defrosting time for added time-saving convenience. The sensor measures the amount of steam produced during cooking and signals the microprocessor to calculate the remaining cooking time at the appropriate power level. A selection of 20 auto cook options enable you to quickly prepare your favorite foods, such as pizza, popcorn, pasta, soup, oatmeal and other dishes. The stainless steel exterior design can rest on any open surface in the kitchen and can be easily moved, or make it a built-in with option trim kit (sold separately).

Highlights

  • 2.2 cu. ft. interior capacity fits an extra-large baking dish
  • Enjoy faster cooking times with 1250-Watt of cooking power plus 11-power levels for cooking, reheating, defrosting and keeping warm
  • Easy-to-use touchpad controls with bright digital display
  • Cyclonic wave inverter technology cooks food evenly from edges to center leaving no hot or cold spots; one touch sensor cook takes the guesswork out of cooking and automatically adjusting power and cooking times for different food items; 20 auto cook menu items
  • Turbo defrost, defrosts food evenly by weight; 3-level popcorn button determines the ideal cooking time based on popcorn bag size; keep warm keeps foods like vegetables, soups and dinner rolls warm for up to 30-minutes until ready to serve
  • Spacious interior to cook even family-sized portions, with minimal exterior footprint
  • 16.5 in. glass revolving turntable removes quickly for easy cleaning
  • Sleek stainless steel exterior design with push button door open
  • Use as countertop microwave or make it a built-in with optional trim kit (sold separately) to achieve a custom appearance
  • Warranty information: all parts (except Magnetron tube): labor 1-year, parts 1-year; Magnetron tube: labor 1-year, parts 5-year
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Product Information

Internet # 317341343

Model # NN-SN96JS

Store SKU # 1006543888

Specifications

Dimensions: H 14 in, W 23.875 in, D 19.4375 in

Dimensions

Capacity of Microwave (cu. ft.)

2.2

Depth With Door(s) Open 90 Degrees (in.)

38.19

Interior Depth (in.)

18.5

Interior Height (in.)

14

Interior Width (in.)

23.88

Product Depth (in.)

19.4375 in

Product Height (in.)

14 in

Product Width (in.)

23.875 in

Turntable Width (in.)

16 in

Details

Appliance Category

Microwave

Appliance Type

Countertop Microwave

Color/Finish

Stainless Steel

Color/Finish Family

Stainless Steel

Compatible Trim Kit Model Number

NN-TK932SS, NN-TK922SS

Controls Location

Side Controls

Door Swing/Style

Right to Left Swing

Interior Light Type

LED

Microwave Door Release

Push Button

Microwave Features

Inverter, One Touch Cooking, Safety Lock, Timer, Turntable

Microwave Settings

Auto Defrost, Beverage, Cook Power, Defrost, Delay Bake/Delay Start, Meat, Pizza, Popcorn, Reheat, Sensor Cook, Speed Defrost, Start/ +30 Sec

Microwave Size

Medium

Number of One-Touch Settings

20

Number of Power Levels

11

Product Weight (lb.)

35 lb

Returnable

Non-Returnable

Vent Location

Side

Wattage (W)

1250 W

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings

UL Certified

Manufacturer Warranty

ALL PARTS (EXCEPT MAGNETRON TUBE) Labor 1 yr. Parts 1 yr. MAGNETRON TUBE Labor 1 yr. Parts 5 yr.

Safety Listing

UL

Questions & Answers

140Questions
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Q:If this goes in a cabinet, doesn't it require a vent duct in addition to the trim kit?
by|May 16, 2024
1 Answer
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A:  Hi, Jeff! This model does not require a vent duct when installed with a trim kit. -M

by|May 17, 2024
    caret
    Q:What is the closets setting on power level to older Panasonic oven. I am very unhappy with the new features sorry I didn’t reasearch more button pad so dark and black interior I don’t like.
    by|May 8, 2024
    1 Answer
    Answer This Question

    A:  We appreciate your feedback and regret that you're not fully satisfied with your new microwave. To effectively address your concerns about power levels, we'd need the model number of your previous microwave for comparison. If both models have similar cooking power specifications, their power levels should be comparable. -M

    by|May 9, 2024
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      Q:Power cord length
      by|Apr 21, 2024
      1 Answer
      Answer This Question

      A:  Hello! The power cord is approximately 48". -M

      by|Apr 22, 2024
        caret
        Q:Is this microwave compatible with a 30 inch microwave kit?
        by|Apr 17, 2024
        1 Answer
        Answer This Question

        A:  Hello! Yes, this microwave is compatible with the NN-TK932S 30" trim kit. -M

        by|Apr 17, 2024
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          Customer Reviews

          4.6 out of 5

          • 4.6 out of 636 reviews
          • 75% recommend this product
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          Great replacement microwave. Installed in cabinetry with existing trim kit. Works and looks great.
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          Response from Panasonic TeamAug 30, 2023
          Thank you for your loyalty! We greatly value your feedback and look forward to continuing to make the experience of our customers memorable. -C Panasonic
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          1 found this review helpful
          I am rating this based only on my initial impressions regarding fit and finish as well as first few uses. I am disappointed in the fit of the door. I have attached a picture that shows how the door sags and does not line up with the right side control panel. It is frustrating to see that poor alignment every time I look at the microwave. My previous microwave bolted to the trim kit base, BUT this unit only sits in place which makes it not as stable as the other brand I had previously. It's not going to fall out, bit it is not as stable and I wish the base and microwave were attached to each other with fasteners. It shows fingerprints badly on the door face and door open button. There is no "handle" so you have to touch the surface to "work" the door. It seems to heat food fine, but I have not really put much through it yet. I hope it lasts 10 years, but only time will tell if that's the case. System will not allow me to add a picture at this time...
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          Response from Panasonic TeamJul 14, 2023
          Thank you for reaching out! Your review is very concerning to us and we are really sorry to hear that you are not satisfied with this unit. We would also like the opportunity to look into the matter further. Please contact our Customer Care team via Live Chat at https://shop.panasonic.com/contactus , Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm EST to determine how we can provide you with a solution. -M Panasonic
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          3 found this review helpful
          Love my New Panasonic Microwave
          The sleek style of this microwave is absolutely stunning. The quick button features are easy to use, user friendly and cooks perfectly every time. Has as many or as little options as you need. It goes perfectly with my newly renovated kitchen. I've had it installed a little over a week now, but I've had other Panasonic microwaves so I know the quality and longevity is there.
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          Response from Panasonic TeamMar 16, 2022
          Thank you for sharing your positive experience! -M Panasonic
            • Recommended
            4 found this review helpful
            The Power is Strong in This One
            This is a hot-rod microwave. A muscle car microwave. An up-to-date- microwave with all the options. I googled,"What is the most powerful microwave oven for home use", and the result was 1250 watts, just like this one. It says on it that there are 11 power levels right on the touch control. When using it as a kitchen timer you choose power level "Zero" so is no power, actually a power? On other microwaves a power level is actually accomplished by the unit cycling on and off full power at varying intervals. I believe this one actually modulates the power. There are features such as defrost, frozen food, coffee/water setting and something called Sensor Cook which detects steam coming off the dish and adjust its operation accordingly. Maybe I'll need a little time trying that to get the hang of that one. I like to make steel cut oats, which require a half-hour of simmering on the stove. On the package it says "not recommended for microwaving". I'm a rebel. I cook them in the microwave for 20-25 minutes at a low power setting and they come out perfect. A cup of water for tea will be hot enough in one minute where my old microwave took 2 minutes. The popcorn button gives you 3 choices depending on the weight of your individual package. I used it on the 3.5 oz. setting and must say it worked quite well. There were only 10 un-popped kernels. Two considerations you must make before purchasing this product are its size and the fact that it is stated on the Home Depot product page, in small print, that this product is "non-returnable. Not a problem for me as I am loving this thing. But make sure you have room on your counter for this unreturnable behemoth before you bring it home as it takes up a good bit of space. I had to put it where the toaster oven was and move the toaster oven to where the old microwave sat. So if you're ready to upgrade your microwave, here it is, The Most Powerful Home Microwave in the World.
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            Response from Panasonic TeamSep 9, 2021
            Thank you for sharing your positive experience! Panasonic
            14 found this review helpful
            Great (big) microwave oven!
            There was really nothing wrong with my old Sharp microwave. But it came with the house I bought and I really wanted a new one. This Panasonic microwave can be summed up in one word: Big! It is called a countertop unit, but I was able to (barely) fit it on/in the shelf beneath some cupboards.The feet just do fit and keep it balanced. I installed the unit without mentioning it to my kids and waited to see how long before they noticed. I was surprised that they all commented on it within a day. It is noticeably big. Outer dimensions are 17 11/16(W) x 10 13/16(H) x 18 1/2(D). It looks great and you can fit a lot of food inside. The turntable plate that comes with it measures 16" across. This unit is 1250 watts, so keep that in mind if you are used to 1000 or 1100, your cooking times will need to be shortened. The oven works great, but I have two complaints: 1)To set the power level you have to press the "Power level" button. But if you want power level 1, for instance, you have to press the P.L. button 10 times! There is no shortcut. 2) Many microwaves have a feature where you can press "Start" and the unit will heat for 30 seconds. Press it again for an additional 30 seconds, etc. Not this unit. You have to press "Quick 30" and then "Start." Not a deal breaker, but why add this additional step? All in all a nice unit.
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            Response from Panasonic TeamSep 9, 2021
            Thank you for your input! We are happy to hear you're enjoying the product! Panasonic
            • Recommended
            4 found this review helpful
            BIG AND NEEDS A 20 AMP CIRCUIT
            The first two things to be aware of about this microwave oven are that it is a very large unit reminiscent of the the early radar ranges from when microwave ovens first came out. It will take up quite a bit of counter space so know that in advance. Check the size of the oven and measure your free space on your counter before placing your order. The next and very important fact to know about this oven is that it has to be on a 20 Amp circuit. Make sure you have one in your kitchen and make sure that circuit can handle another appliance.
            by
            Response from Panasonic TeamSep 1, 2021
            We deeply appreciate your feedback! Panasonic
            • Recommended
            18 found this review helpful
            Great, Powerful Microwave
            The Panasonic 2.2cu ft microwave is 1250watts of power. So far, we have been pleased with our use of this microwave. Our old microwave was an 1100watt, so immediately noticed the difference in heating and cooking things. It's much quicker, so we will have to compensate for that. Yes, the popcorn setting still burns popcorn...but all microwaves do that. The learning curve for all the neat options is still being committed to memory (so the manual stays on top of the microwave!) For those who cook in our household, the feedback has been positive. As a guy; heating coffee, cooking popcorn, melting my ice cream - this works great!!! The only negative that I have is the lighting inside the microwave. Panasonic switched to a small LED bulb that leaves a shadow (see pic) on one side and doesn't light up what's cooking well.
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            Response from Panasonic TeamSep 5, 2021
            Thank you for the feedback. Panasonic
            • Recommended
            6 found this review helpful
            Big Microwave with a lot of Features
            This is a big microwave. If you’re going to keep it on your kitchen countertop, it will take up a lot of space. I am replacing a microwave that is 18 years old, has less power, and is much smaller than this microwave from Panasonic. For a large microwave, I found it wasn’t too heavy. The inside is very large and is lit by a small but powerful light. The glass tray is 16.5 inches in diameter, so you should have no trouble cooking large items. The features include pre-programmed 20 auto cook options, a Genius Sensor cooking button, this sensor measures the amount of steam produced during cooking and calculates the remaining cooking time at the appropriate power level. If you open the microwave door before your item is cooked, it will affect the Genius Sensor performance. The stainless-steel exterior is easy to clean. You will see fingerprints on the open button. Since the inside is so large, wiping out the interior is quick and easy. There is a Child Safety Lock feature included with this microwave. It doesn’t lock the microwave door, but it keeps the microwave from turning on when activated. Since this is a new microwave, I am going through the manual and with some trial and error, I’m trying to take advantage of all the features this microwave offers.
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            Response from Panasonic TeamSep 5, 2021
            Thank you for the feedback. Panasonic
            • Recommended
            4 found this review helpful
            make cooking easier
            This microwave replaces an older model that was wearing out. When you first plug it in you have to select if you want to have weight in ounces or grams and if you want the machine to beep. I do like that it beeps 5 times very quickly when done. I was intrigued by the Cyclonic Wave Inverter which as I understand it's like a tornado laying on its side. The inside of the oven is a dark grey with a tiny led light in front on the side. I mostly use it for reheating food and water. This has sensor reheat, cook and defrost. A delay start and a keep warm option.There is also a quick chart for reheating and cooking items Simply press the sensor cook button till it matches the item your cooking for instance potatoes are number 8 then press start flip at the beep and press start again and perfect baked potatoes. I also find that when finished cooking this is the perfect time to do a quick wipe down inside to catch any splatters that might have happen when cooking.
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            Response from Panasonic TeamAug 30, 2021
            Thank you for the praise. Panasonic
            • Recommended
            2 found this review helpful
            An Upgrade to Size and Power
            I decided to upgrade my older Microwave with this "Medium Sized" NN-SN96JS. I'm very happy with the cooking power and distribution of heat. Some reasons I gave it only 4 star. Medium Size - really? I'd actually consider this a Large Microwave with official size of 23.875" Wide x 19.4375" Deep x 14" Height. This will take up a large portio of most kitchen counters. I think it is better for a built-in or shelf below countertop level. The Inverter Technology interferes with our home WiFi router. I tried various Channels in my router settings for the 2.4 gHz band, but could not operate this during video streaming (watching shows or work video calls). If I use the 5 gHz router band, no interference, but less range to my devices. Finally, "non-returnable" per Home Depot listing. I guess if you are sure this is the one....go for it!
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            Response from Panasonic TeamSep 1, 2021
            We deeply appreciate your feedback! Panasonic
            6 found this review helpful
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