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Old 14.01.2009, 18:18
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Last year we bought an electric toothbrush from the electronics part of the Migros in Horgen. When I unpacked it it didn't work and wouldn't charge, so we took it back, and after a bit of faffing about they agreed to replace it.

Fast forward to this week, and we bought a microwave from the same store. Got it home and unpacked it, and again it's basically dead on arrival - simply doesn't work.

I'll be taking it back again tomorrow, but in the meantime I have to wonder if we're just unlucky in this, or if the m-electronics track record is not too great.

Has anyone else had this kind of experience with them?
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Old 14.01.2009, 18:20
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Maybe you have an electric power problem in your flat ?

I've bought many devices from the Migros and never had a problem.
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Old 14.01.2009, 18:22
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Re: M Electronics

My Migros Mio Star sewing machine is the best one I have had.
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Old 14.01.2009, 18:29
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Maybe you have an electric power problem in your flat ?

I've bought many devices from the Migros and never had a problem.
Nope, I've plugged other appliances into the socket (kettle etc) and they all work fine.

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My Migros Mio Star sewing machine is the best one I have had.
Looks like I'm just unlucky then...oh well, back I go.
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Old 14.01.2009, 18:37
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Nope, I've plugged other appliances into the socket (kettle etc) and they all work fine.
Surely Cablecoms not capping your electricity as well..!?
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Old 14.01.2009, 18:41
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Surely Cablecoms not capping your electricity as well..!?
Grrr, I knew it

Actually, just had another thought....on the inside right of the microwave there is a rectangular silver reflective cover, almost like a piece of cardboard, which according to the instructions covers the magnetron.

Now, also according to the instructions, as far as I can tell this must not be disturbed or removed. Given my German is prone to gaffs (to put it mildly), could some kind soul please reassure me I have read that right - and it's not the case that actually it MUST be removed?!
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Grrr, I knew it

Actually, just had another thought....on the inside right of the microwave there is a rectangular silver reflective cover, almost like a piece of cardboard, which according to the instructions covers the magnetron.

Now, also according to the instructions, as far as I can tell this must not be disturbed or removed. Given my German is prone to gaffs (to put it mildly), could some kind soul please reassure me I have read that right - and it's not the case that actually it MUST be removed?!
If you quote the German instructions here we can translate them for you - or you can use Google Language Tools which give a not bad translation usually.
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If you quote the German instructions here we can translate them for you - or you can use Google Language Tools which give a not bad translation usually.
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"Hellbraune Schutzabdeckung des Magnetrons (nicht entfernen und nicht beschädigen).

I'm pretty sure we're not supposed to touch it, right?
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"Hellbraune Schutzabdeckung des Magnetrons (nicht entfernen und nicht beschädigen).

I'm pretty sure we're not supposed to touch it, right?

Yes, it says that "the light brown Protective Covering of the Magnetron should not be removed and not damaged"
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Old 14.01.2009, 20:44
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Sounds kinda like the Midas touch

Speaking from experience - Migros puts great importance on quality and performance.

Good luck next time
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Re: M Electronics

So the story ends with me taking the offending item back this evening and getting a replacement with no questions asked. We've just tested it and it's working fine.

Thanks for the help everyone
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