About Kambrook

Kambrook logoWhile it’s unfortunately had to play budget second fiddle to its parent company, the more ‘premium’ Breville, Kambrook still has a strong history of innovation and quality products that can’t be ignored. Among the products it currently produces is the microwave, of which it manufactures a wide variety to meet all consumer needs.

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 Canstar Blue microwave customer satisfaction survey results 

A brief history of the company

Kambrook was started in 1964 by Frank Bannigan, an Australian inventor who desired to create products that were high-quality but affordable.

Kambrook was responsible for the invention of an essential everyday item used by millions if not billions – the electric powerboard. The product was initially developed out of necessity, but soon became a widely successful international product. Kambrook also invented the plug-in electric timer, and the plastic kettle.

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What our survey respondents say…

Earlier in 2015 Canstar Blue surveyed just over 1,000 people who had bought a new microwave in the last 3 years. These are some of the comments, among others, made by survey respondents who had purchased a Kambrook microwave.

Kambrook is a traditional brand that does not cost as much as some of the bigger name brands whilst doing the same job. Not many other functions microwave buttons wear off quickly,
Its affordable, easy to clean, can buy at any store. The opening button can sometimes get stuck.
I like the colour and ease of operation – I don’t use my microwave much so it’s basically a one button operation for me. Took a while to work out how to use it efficiently.
Easy to use functions, great power . Too many stickers on front .
Good value for money. The door opening mechanism is push button and the button sticks all the time.

Source: Canstar Blue microwave survey – 2015

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Other microwave brands we rated

Canstar Blue commissions Colmar Brunton to regularly survey Australian consumers across a range of categories to measure and track customer satisfaction. The outcomes reported are the results from customers within the survey group who had recently bought a microwave – in this case, 1,010 people.

The other microwave brands in this year’s survey are:

  • Breville
  • LG
  • Panasonic
  • Samsung
  • Sharp
  • Whirlpool

You can view microwave survey results here.

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