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Microwave Oven

Sharp Electronics Corporation, the market leader in U.S. microwave oven sales, combines advanced, easy-to-use-technology with high-style and space-saving design in its stainless steel, sensor microwave ovens. Emerging as a central cooking tool in contemporary kitchens, Sharp's stainless steel microwave ovens allow consumers to integrate the microwave with other stainless appliances, while the sensor technology automatically determines optimum cooking times and power levels by sensing the vapors foods emit as they cook.

"The demand for stainless steel appliances in the kitchen continues as strong as ever. Sharp's stainless steel, sensor microwave ovens are designed to meet the growing demand for sophisticated equipment in the home, as well as fitting into today's kitchen design trends," said Terri Siebert, associate director of marketing, Sharp Electronics Corporation. "These elegantly styled, large capacity microwave ovens are both reliable and aesthetically attractive, offering the ultimate in taste to the kitchen and to the resulting meal."

Thanks to a design that reflects a sleek, clean look, Sharp's stainless steel sensor microwave oven line offers models that can be comfortably situated on the countertop or built-in over the range or counter, depending on the consumer's needs. Sharp's microwaves also offer a wide array of timesaving features and programming options that help eliminate the guesswork. Thanks to sensor technology, the microwave determines cooking and reheating times, as well as power levels, for the most popular microwave foods.

Sharp's stainless steel sensor microwave oven line includes the following products:

*Touch Screen Over the Range Microwave Oven (model R-1754) - Equipped with a Smart & Easy Touch Screen display, 1.6 cubic feet capacity and 1100 watts of output power, the R-1754 combines user convenience with sleek styling. The microwave oven's innovative and active Touch Screen advanced LCD display offers a myriad of options and leads the user through all the programming steps, placing automatic cooking information and recipes at the user's fingertips. The R-1754 is available now at a suggested retail price of $599.95.

Over the Range Microwave Oven - An elegantly designed stainless steel microwave that attains a clean, sophisticated look by discreetly concealing the control panel behind the door. Sharp's latest addition to its Over the Range line also boasts the largest turntable in its class, with a 1.5 cubic foot capacity. The R-1514 will be available in the summer of 2002 at a suggested retail price of $429.95.

Over the Range Convection Microwave Oven - With a generous 1.1 cubic foot stainless steel interior to match its stainless steel exterior, the R-1874 is ideal for consumers seeking a second oven. The R-1874 is a stylish unit that reduces the time it takes to prepare meals in a conventional oven. It combines the browning, broiling, roasting, crisping and baking capabilities of a conventional oven with the speedy cooking of a microwave. The R-1874 will be available in the summer of 2002 at a suggested retail price of $699.95.

Stainless Steel Countertop Microwave Ovens - These elegantly styled, large capacity stainless steel microwave ovens convey the sophisticated look of smart, innovative engineering. Whether on a countertop or built-in, the "30 series" microwave ovens are designed to meet the growing demand for professional-caliber equipment in the home. In one space-saving design, the R-930CS convection microwave oven combines a multitude of possibilities such as a four-way cooking system (browns, bakes, broils and crisps), a 15 3/8-inch diameter enamel porcelain turntable that can easily handle a wide range of conventional and microwave cooking needs, and 900 watts of cooking power.

Packed with advanced performance to meet every cooking and entertaining need, the R-530ES is available with a 16-inch turntable, 2.0 cubic foot capacity and 1200 watts of high-speed cooking power. The R-430CS comes with a 14 1/8-inch turntable, 1.4 cubic foot capacity and 1100 watts of cooking power. The R-930CS is available now at a suggested retail price of $599.95; the R-530ES is available now at a suggested retail price of $329.95, and the R-430CS is available now at a suggested retail price of $299.95.

To free up counter space and easily integrate the "30 series" into a kitchen wall or cabinet, built-in kits are available from Sharp at an additional cost. For the R-930CS, the RK-93S27 (27-inch) and RK-93S30 (30-inch) built-in kits are available at a suggested retail price of $199.95; for the R-530ES, the RK-51S27 (27-inch cutout) and RK-51S30 (30-inch cutout) built-in trim kits are available at a suggested retail price of $199.95; and for the R-430CS, the RK-42S24 (24-inch) built-in kit is available at a suggested retail price of $199.95.

Sharp Electronics Corporation, the market leader in U.S. microwave oven sales, offers a diverse range of microwave ovens that combine advanced, easy-to-use technology with high-style and space-saving design. Sharp Carousel microwave oven options include the new Over the Counter, Over the Range, Platinum collection, Half Pint, Smart & Easy touch screen, combination convection, stainless steel and sensor models.