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KitchenAid Architect II KEBS207SWH

*Est. $2,300
Reviewed
April 2010
by ConsumerSearch
KitchenAid Architect II KEBS207SWH

Pros
  • Two full-size ovens
  • Upper oven includes convection
  • Bread-proofing setting
Cons
  • Long preheat times
  • Self-cleaning cycle may be problematic
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The KitchenAid Architect II KEBS207SWH is a double wall oven, meaning it has two full-size ovens. Both ovens have capacities of 4.3 cubic feet, but only the upper oven has the popular convection feature, which utilizes fans to circulate hot air around the oven. Reviewers say this electric oven cooks quickly and evenly, and they praise its many convenient features, including a self-cleaning mode, temperature probe and a bread-proofing setting, which allows you to proof bread dough in the oven. User reviews for this wall oven are scarce, but one owner complains that the oven takes a long time to preheat. Another mentions that the oven breaks down when the self-cleaning cycle is used, but there are not enough user reviews available to determine how widespread that problem may be. Double ovens take up a lot of wall space, but the GE Profile PT925DNBB (*Est. $2,200) includes two smaller ovens in the space of a single unit.

The KitchenAid Architect II KEBS207SWH is reviewed at ConsumerGuide.com, where editors base their ratings on features and value, rather than hands-on tests. A handful of user reviews can be found at review sites like AJMadison.com, Epinions.com and Sears.com.

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Our Sources

1. ConsumerGuide.com

ConsumerGuide.com editors give the KitchenAid Architect II KEBS207SWH a Best Buy award. Calling it "one of our favorites," they say the oven is a good value and costs less than competing brands.

Review: Expert Review: KitchenAid Architect II KEBS207S Electric Oven, Editors of ConsumerGuide.com, Jan. 16, 2008

2. AJMadison.com

Four owners at AJMadison.com give the KitchenAid wall oven a 4.5-star rating. Reviewers are impressed with its performance and convection oven. One user notes that the oven takes a long time to preheat.

Review: KitchenAid Architect Series II KEBS207SWH, Contributors to AJMadison.com

3. Epinions.com

The stainless-steel version of the KitchenAid wall oven earns 3 stars out of 5 from two reviewers at Epinions.com. The opinions are split down the middle, with one owner loving it and the other owner hating it. That owner has problems with the self-cleaning feature.

Review: KitchenAid Architect II KEBS207SSS Stainless Steel Electric Double Oven, Contributors to Epinions.com

4. Sears.com

The KitchenAid KEBS207SWH earns 3.5 stars out of 5 from two reviewers at Sears.com. One owner finds it very easy to use, but another complains of moisture condensation on the interior.

Review: KitchenAid White 30" Double Wall Oven KEBS207S, Contributors to Sears.com

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