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Dualit 20293 uneven toasting

I am not sure of the new Dualit toaster I recently purchased is working properly. The outside heating elements would toast at a much faster rate than the center heating element, resulting in a toast that is MUCH darker on one side than the other. I have preheated the toaster as instructed and it has not improved the performance. In fact, I purchased an entire loaf of bread to "season" the toaster and it still produces half toasted bread.
Is this normal? Will this situation improve with use?

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