My first Sharp combi-oven gave close to 25 years of near-faultless service, and was replaced just because it was beginning to show its age. The replacement (a different but well-known brand) was noisy, complicated and began to fall apart soon after the warranty expired. This new Sharp is brilliant - good-looking, clear and easy controls and far fewer annoying electronic noises to tell you it's working. It also cooks much quicker, and at a lower temperature, which speaks volumes for its efficiency (just be aware when you first use it). Excellent value for money - highly recommended!