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To think that microwave food cooking instructions should match microwaves?

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demystified Mon 26-Jan-15 19:49:25

I don't understand why every microwave I have ever seen is 700w, 800w, 900w etc but every microwave meal has instructions for 750w, 850w etc.

I am sure there are exceptions but I have yet to see them. I really would like to know if there is an explanation for it.

Iggly Mon 26-Jan-15 19:52:12

You can change the power settings on microwave I'm sure.

dementedpixie Mon 26-Jan-15 19:55:38

my last one was a 850W but now have a 900W one (you can change the power levels though)

Theoretician Mon 26-Jan-15 19:58:35

Isn't it the other way around? All the instructions I see are for round numbers (700W and 800W.) My microwave is 750W.

BackforGood Mon 26-Jan-15 20:00:33

Mine is 600W - no modern day microwaveable food can believe it grin

demystified Mon 26-Jan-15 20:04:24

Mine is 700w and all the food mostly has 750w and 850w.

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