Panasonic NN-E281B Microwave Oven, Black

Product information

Simply enter the weight into the Panasonic NN-E281B microwave oven, and let it automatically cook your food to perfection!

With 5 power levels and a choice of 9 auto-programmes, you have plenty of cooking options with this microwave. The interior is made using easy-to-clean acrylic liners, so you can simply wipe clean after use for effortless maintenance. And you can enjoy complete peace of mind: a child lock prevents programmes from being changed and protects little fingers from harm.

Please note: for proper operation, the oven must have sufficient air flow i.e. 5cm at one side, the other being open; 15cm clear over the top; 10cm at the rear.

Auto Cook Information Cooking time automatically calculated by weighing the food
9 auto programmes
Child lock
Cooking Power (IEC)
H25.8 x W43.7 x D33.7cm
Eligible for International Delivery
Grill Information Output of grill: the higher the output, the quicker the grilling
Heating Category Information A to E, with E taking the least time to heat food
Model name / number
Number of Shelves
No shelves
Power Levels Information Choice of programmes for your cooking needs
Programmable Timer
Turntable Diameter Information The bigger the diameter, the more flexibility the oven has
Type Of Microwave
Microwave only


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International delivery not available

We want you to be happy with your purchase. If you're not, depending on the type of product, you can make free returns in the UK via John Lewis shops, Royal Mail, Collect+, or MyHermes. If you need to arrange collection of large or heavy items, call us on 03456 049 049. For international returns queries, call us on +44 1698 545 454. Find out more about returns.

You'll find returns information on your delivery note. Unless faulty, we'd like you to make your return within 90 days of purchase. Exceptions apply to certain products - find out more about our refund policy.


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Q & As

Panasonic NN-E281B Microwave Oven, Black 4.2 5 45 45
Great product We were looking for a compact but reasonable sized Micro. This fits well. 01 October 2014
Brilliant product Bought this to replace a dead one. Hadn't realised how much they had improved. Digital controls easy to use. Would recommend it as a good middle range appliance 30 September 2014
Small & neat Good looking small microwave, unfortunatly have to return the first one due to the casing getting hot and heavy condensation in the interior. Replacement has no problem with the condensation but the exterior casing still get quite hot when used for long periods (6-7mins) Hoping this is only a common thing with the microwave. 08 September 2014
Great Microwave Its great value microwave. Ample power. Many functions, but looks pretty good. Wanted a black, smaller but powerful microwave and this is it. Happy with the purchase. 29 July 2014
Good microwave I have always had a Panasonic microwave other than a brief while when we had an Aldi microwave. We mostly use it for reheating food and occasionally for defrosting - and Panasonic microwaves manage both quite well. Have been using this one for almost six months and happy with it. The child safety mechanisms are quite handy too with young kids at home. 25 July 2014
Ideal Microwave I bought this microwave to replace a Panasonic that had been used everyday for the last 5 years. They have improved the turntable mechanisem from the last one. It is an ideal size and doesn't take up too much room on the worktop, yet it will take a good sized casserole dish. Nice looking too. 15 July 2014
Great value for money Slim, compact, great value for the money. Perfect for my use. I had read other comments online before buying that the microwave is full of condensation after use. I have not experienced this, only a slight condensation on the glass after a long cook. NOT a pool of water. You can fit a normal sized dinner plate inside, however anything larger does not fit. I would recommend this product. 10 July 2014
Panasonic microwave Nn-E281MM Easy to use good value for money also looks good a nice addition to my kitchen very pleased and have no hesitation in recommending microwave 15 June 2014
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