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Power level How do I change the cooking power from high to med or low?

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Re: power level

Press Cook, enter the numbers for time, press Power, enter 1-9 for percentage power, then press Start.

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How do I change the power level?

Usually, power level is selectable using the keypad.

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How do you change the power level?

On most brands, you enter the cook time, then press the "Power Level" key, followed by the using a single digit key for the desired power percentage, then hitting "Start".
EXAMPLE: Too cook for one minute at 30% power:
Time Cook > 1 > 0 > 0 > Power Level > 3 > Start
A possible alternative key combination may be:
Time Cook > 1 > 0 > 0 > Power Level > Power Level >Power Level > Start
Here is a guide to power levels:

May 21, 2013 | Rival Microwave Ovens

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How do change the power level?

On most brands, you enter the cook time, then press the "Power Level" key, followed by the using a single digit key for the desired power percentage, then hitting "Start".
EXAMPLE: Too cook for one minute at 30% power:
Time Cook > 1 > 0 > 0 > Power Level > 3 > Start
A possible alternative key combination may be:
Time Cook > 1 > 0 > 0 > Power Level > Power Level >Power Level > Start
Here is a guide to power levels:

May 21, 2013 | Rival Microwave Ovens

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Burns my popcorn constantly. is there a different setting i can put it on?


Solution to your microwave problem is given as below.

* 1 Set your Daewoo microwave on a countertop near an electrical outlet and plug it in. Open the door and place the circular roller guide in the center of the oven cavity, then place the glass cooking tray over it.

* 2 Set your food on a microwave-safe dish and then put the dish on the cooking tray and close the door. Make sure that it latches properly.

* 3 Turn the upper knob to select a power level. Power levels include "Defrost," "Med-High," or "High." If your Daewoo has a touch pad, touch the "Microwave" button once to set the highest power level. Touch it consecutive times to lower the power level.

* 4 Turn the lower knob to set the cooking time. For cooking times less than two minutes, turn the knob up past the two-minute mark, then back to the correct time. For touch pad models, enter in the cooking time with the numerical keys and then press "Start."

* 5 Open the door at any time to stop the cooking and check the temperature of your food. Shut the door to automatically continue cooking, or turn the timer knob to the right to add more time. For touch pads, press the "Stop/Clear" button, then key in a new cooking time and press "Start."

* 6 Open the door when the timer reaches the "Off" position and take out your food.


Sep 24, 2011 | Daewoo KOC-925T Microwave Oven

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I have never used the power feature and now I need to and cant find manual. How does the power feature work. I need to operate the microwave on medium power for one minute.

1 Use the number buttons to set a cooking
time. You can set a time from one second to
99 minutes, 99 seconds. To set a time over
one minute, enter the seconds too. For
example, to set 20 minutes, enter 2, 0, 0, 0 .
2 If you want to set the power level to
something other than High, press the Power
Level button, then use the number buttons
to enter a power level.
Power Levels:
Level Cooking PL
3 Defrost 30
4Medium Low40
6 Simmer 60
7 Medium High 70
8 Reheat 80
9 Saute 90
10 High Hi

Hope that helps.

Mar 01, 2011 | Emerson MW8107WA Microwave Oven

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Let me know the functions of microwave?

Sorry to read about your problem, I hope this helps you out.

Display: This is used to show the time, cook time and options you chose during you use.
Cook: Use this feature to cook fresh vegetable, frozen vegetables, rice and cassroles.
Enter/Start: This is used to start and enter any option you choice while operating the unit.
Stop/Clear: Use this function to clear or stop the unit during cooking or choosing a feature.
Reheat: This is use to reheat dinner plates and left overs. Be sure that you do not use any plastic foam or metal plates/utensils this can cause damage to the unit and may cause injury.
Auto Defrost: This is used to defrost food by weight and type. EX: If you have 1 pound of chicken, meat or fish press in the food code by using 1,2,3 and then the weight in pounds (1 pound would be 1.0 enter.)
Quick Frost: This is use with the Rapid defrosting method for 1.0 pound frozen food. If you have a pound of meat, chicken or fish press Quick Frost and it will defrost for that weight only.
Cook Time: This is to set the cook time for the food you are trying to heat or cook. Enter the time you wish to cook and press enter/start (EX: 7mins and 30 secs = 730/start.)
Clock: This is used to set the time of day. Press Clock the the time of day it is and clock again (EX: 11:00 would be 1100 then clock.)
Number: This is the key pad used to enter the cook time, clock or power level.
More: This feature is to add time to the cooking time only in ten second intervals. If you want to add time without restarting press this button to add ten seconds each time it is pressed.
Less: This is used to decrease the cooking time by ten second intervals. If you want to decrease time without restarting the time press this to decrease cooking time in ten second intervals.

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Power Level: This is use to choose the power level in which to cook or heat food or beverages. To change the default setting of 100%, press the power level button and press the level you desire, if you desire only 50% then press power level the 5 and enter/start. Hint: Change the Power level before entering the time your setting to cook
EZ-ON: This is to quickly start the power level to 100%.
Vent High/Low/Off: This is to turn the vent located on the outside of the unit during use. You have the option of turning it off, on, high or low.
Light High/Low/Off: This controls the light on the bottom of the unit if you have a mounted range above your stove or under your top counter cabinets.
Hot Water: This is used to heat water for beverages such as coffee and hot chocolate. Use Extreme caution when removing baverages from your unit, they will be hot and could cause injury.
Popcorn: This is used to pop popping corn, when placing the popcorn in the microwave press the this feature and enter/start and it will automatically start the correct time for cooking. This feature is designed for the individual packaged popcorn use. Do not place any foil or loose popcorn in the unit this could cause damage or injury.
Kids Meals: This is used to REHEAT meals for children it works at a lower power level. This can be used to reheat hot dogs, oatmeal, baby food and soup. Do Not place any metal objects or objects than can melt this can cause damage or injury.
Warm Hold: This is to keep foods or drinks warm for any length of time up to 99 minutes and 99 seconds. Although it is not a recommended to run a unit at the maxium time limit.
Melt: This is used to melt butter, margarine, chocolate, cheese and marshmallows. Do not leave these items unattended during the duration of melting time to prevent any unwanted over heating.
Soften: This is used to soften ice cream, butter, cream cheese, and frozen drinks. Do not place anything in a container that is made of foam or metal this can cause damge or injury.
*Child Lock: If your model has this feature it is used to lock the unit to keep a child from pressing buttons or causing injury.
Open: This is the handle or button on the front of the unit to open the unit after the unit is done cooking or in use. Do not open the door during the use, always press the Stop/Clear button first. Also do not remove hot items without oven mits or waiting time food is at a safe handling temperature.

Jan 03, 2011 | LG LMVM2277ST Microwave Oven

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I have Emerson Microwave #mw8999sv which has the Express Cook option- cooking 1 - 6 minutes. How do I cook for 1 minute 30 seconds, etc.? Thank you.

The owner's manual is here. On page 10 we find:

1. Press the POWER button; the Microwave and High
Cook indicators will light and “PL 10” will light in the
2. Press the POWER button different times to set the
desired power; the display will show the percentage
you chose. If selecting power level 70%-10%, the
Low Cook indicator will light instead of the High
Cook indicator.
3. Press number keys to set the desired cooking time.
4. Press the START/+30SEC. button to start cooking;
the Microwave and one of the Cook indicators will
blink and the display will countdown the remaining
cooking time in minutes and seconds. It will beep
five times when cooking is completed.

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Sep 08, 2009 | Emerson Microwave Ovens

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Change power level on microwave

try pressing the power botton it should cycle through hi. low. med then back to high.

Sep 03, 2008 | Microwave Ovens

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Changing Power level on Westinghouse microwave

If it won't cook at the lower power level then it probably has a stuck relay on the control panel circuit board.

If it were cooking at a low power level, it would be on full power for several seconds, then when the relay opens to turn off cooking, the light gets a bit brighter, and the sound is a bit less.

Then after a few seconds you would hear the relay click on, and a little more buzzing when the magnetron energizes.

Please write back with your brand and model number if you need further help.

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Dec 03, 2007 | Microwave Ovens

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Sanyo EM-P740w

It looks like you would enter the cooking time then press POWER 1 to 10 times. Once = 100%, twice = 90%, thrice = 80%, and so on, and "PL#" will appear in the display where "#" is the selected power level. On some models, twice = 80% and thrice = 60%, etc. and "80%", or "60%", etc., will appear in the display. Then press START. Did that do it?

Dec 07, 2006 | Sanyo EM-P740W Microwave Oven

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