Toshiba EM131A5C Microwave Review

Toshiba EM131A5C Microwave Review
August 30, 2019

Toshiba EM131A5C-SS Microwave Oven with Smart Sensor

Over the past few months, we have been reviewing some of the best countertop equipment on the market. To continue with this series of articles, in this week equipment review we decided to review the Toshiba EM131A5C Microwave.

Similar to all the countertop equipment we reviewed, the Toshiba EM131A5C, has the ideal size for apartment kitchens or break rooms. Packed with lots of power and technology under the hood, it is suitable for anyone looking for a high-end compact microwave. And it’s black stainless steel exterior will look good in any kitchen.

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Toshiba EM131A5C

A Smart Microwave

The Toshiba EM131A5C comes with pre-programmed buttons for optimum heating of popular foods like pizza, potatoes, veggies and more. Beside these buttons, you have the ability to program up to three favorite time and power combinations for additional one-touch convenience. Moreover, it also has a defrosting option for different sorts of dishes and foods. In this equipment, you will also find a large digital display that has a clock function and the ability to countdown timer as well as the cooking time remaining.

Using this microwave is very easy. To time what you’re cooking, you just need to input the desired setting, and you’re good to go. Additionally, there is a sensor function which senses the type of food in the microwave. This is a great feature because it will automatically adjust the equipment for optimal result.

In contrast with many microwaves in the market, the Toshiba EM131A5C is very quiet when it’s in use. And instead of the annoying beep found on most microwaves, this one has a mildly audible signal, and if you wish to mute the buzzers, you simply need to press on the “8” button for 3-5 seconds, until you hear a long beep.

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Inside View

A Powerful Microwave

The Toshiba EM131A5C is a powerful microwave with 1.100 watts, that offers great versatility. It has express controls for specific tasks like cooking bacon, defrosting frozen muffins, or even making oatmeal. It also has a Soften/Melt button for butter, chocolate, cheese, and marshmallows.

This equipment can be turned on for one to six minutes at 100 percent Power by simply touching the number of minutes you would like to cook. If additional cooking time is needed while the microwave is running, press the start button to add an additional 30 seconds of cooking time.

Product Information

Technical Specification

Product dimensions: 20.5 x 17.1 x 12.8 inches / 52.1 x 43.4 x 32.5 cm
Item Weight: 34.6 pounds / 15.7 Kg
shipping weight: 41.1 pounds / 18.6 kg
Item model number: EM131A5C-BS
Power: 1100 watts with 10 power settings
Material Type: Stainless steel
Finish: Black Stainless Steel
Capacity: 1.2 cubic feet
Turntable: 10.6 inches / 26.9 cm (diameter)

At The End Of Toshiba Microwave EM131A5C Review

After many hours of testing, we believe that the Toshiba EM131A5C in one of the best microwaves you can have in your kitchen counters. It’s easy to operate, has a number of express cooking options that heat food with just a press of a button, and the best part is that you have a mute button so you can cook in silence. If you are looking for a new countertop appliance you should take a look at the Toshiba EM131A5C.


Toshiba Microwave EM131A5C is one of the most consistent, versatile and quietest microwaves you can find on the market.


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