Rommelsbacher BG 1805/E Mini Oven

Test 11/2019

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Test seal: Rommelsbacher BG 1805/E Mini Oven, Rating 9.1

last modified: 02.09.2020, 12:14

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All rating criteria details:

Handling 30%
Workmanship 25%
Range of functions 20%
Cleaning 15%
Accessory 10%
Tested by: Johanna

Johanna

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Resumee

The Rommelsbacher BG 1805/E Mini Oven is well manufactured and easy to handle. The oven is supplied with many accessories and many functions. The baking result of pizza and grilled chicken is perfect and can compete with any normal oven.

Pro

  • Baking trays are easy and quick to insert
  • Defrost function
  • Many ventilation combinations
  • Handles for baking trays

Cons

  • Light grease residues remain even after cleaning

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Well-processed and handy oven with a lot of accessories and good baking results.

Scope of delivery

The Rommelsbacher BG 1805/E Mini Oven is delivered in a cardboard box containing the most important information and pictures. The casing of the oven is mainly silver and has black details. The stove makes a high quality first impression.

The scope of supply of the Rommelsbacher mini oven
The Rommelsbacher mini oven is supplied with many accessories

Included in the scope of delivery:

  • Barbecue grill
  • Baking tray
  • Spit
  • Crumb tray
  • Spit handle
  • Grillage/ baking tray handles
  • Instruction manual

The operating instructions are written in great detail and are easy to understand. The operation of the oven is illustrated and there are also suggestions for recipes.

Before first use

You must clean the oven before using it for the first time. To do this, wash all removable parts either in the dishwasher or by hand. Then put the stove back in again and let it heat for 15 minutes at the highest setting to burn it in.

Functions

The oven has baking and grilling functions. You can set various ventilation/heating options on a rotary control:

The knobs of the Rommelsbacher mini oven
The knobs of the Rommelsbacher mini oven

  • Thawing
  • Top heat and rotary spit
  • Top heat and circulating air
  • Bottom heat
  • Bottom heat and circulating air
  • Top/bottom heat and rotary spit
  • Top/bottom heat and circulating air

This oven has comparatively many combinations, so you can make the right setting for every baking or grilling situation.

In addition, the temperature can be set in a range from 70 °C to 230 °C and a timer from 0 to 120 minutes.

The knob display shows both temperature and timer markings in steps of 10. This allows the settings to be made relatively accurately. In addition, the oven can be put into operation without having to use the timer. To do this, set the timer knob to "M".

Usage

In our test, we baked pizza in the ovens and grilled chicken with the spit.

Both the pizza and the chicken have good results in the oven. For the pizza, I preheated the ovens to 200 °C for 10 minutes. I baked the pizza on the grill and it became crispy and brown and can clearly withstand the result of a built-in oven.

The spit also worked well. Here you should make sure that the chicken is not too big. In our test, we had a 1.8 kg chicken. Because the weight distribution was not completely balanced, the spit jerked a little. However, a good result came out also here.

Pizza with the Rommelsbacher oven
Pizza with the Rommelsbacher oven

Grilled chicken with the Rommelsbach oven
Grilled chicken with the Rommelsbach oven

Cleaning

According to the operating instructions, only wipe the oven with a wet cloth and do not use any cleaning agents. This will not remove all the grease - stubborn drops will remain. All individual parts can be washed quickly and easily by hand, but can also be washed in the dishwasher.

Safety

The following thermal images show how hot the oven gets from the respective sides after continuous operation of 20 minutes at 230 °C.

The outer walls of the oven become hot during use and should not be touched or placed slightly on them. The handle is well insulated and can be operated without hesitation even after long use. The enclosed handles for the metal sheets and the spit allow the individual parts to be safely removed from the hot oven.

Thermal image of the handle (38.3°)
Thermal image of the handle (38.3°)

Thermal image of upper side (62.1°/ 58.8°)
Thermal image of upper side (62.1°/ 58.8°)

Thermal image of the back wall (72.7°/ 75.9°)
Thermal image of the back wall (72.7°/ 75.9°)

Thermal image of the sidewall (34.8°/ 51.6°)
Thermal image of the sidewall

We have evaluated almost 750 customer ratings on the Internet. In summary, it can be said that about 75 percent of the buyers are satisfied (4 stars) or even very satisfied (5 stars). About 15 percent of the users are partially (2 stars) or completely dissatisfied. The average score at the time of evaluation was 4.1 out of 5 stars.

Summary: 75% positive and 15% negative ratings

The following points were positively noted:

  • Fast heating
  • Good workmanship
  • Many functions
  • Beautiful design

The following points were noted negatively:

  • Heating elements are broken after 2 years
  • Loud noises during recirculation function

Is oven lighting available?
Yes, the oven has oven lighting.

Does the oven only run when the timer is set, or can it also be used without a timer?
This oven can also be operated without a timer by setting the timer knob to "M".

How do I set the oven for a grilled chicken?
A recommended value would be 60 minutes at 180°, but this might vary slightly depending on the size of the chicken.

Is the oven loud when it is in operation?
The oven has a volume of 36.6 dB when in operation.

Manufacturer Rommelsbacher
EAN 4001797270306
Scope of delivery Oven, grill grate, baking grate, grate handles, rotary spit, rotary spit handle, crumb tray, operating instructions
Types of heating Top heat, bottom heat, top and bottom heat, circulating air can be switched to any type, top heat with spit and top/bottom heat with spit, defrosting
Additional warranty 2 years
Quality impression Good
Width 55 cm
Height 36 cm
Depth 43 cm
Weight 10,41 kg (incl. grill/ baking rack, skewer)
Length of cable 85 cm
Volume 42 l
Power in Watt 1,800
Volume 1 metre distance 36.6 dB
Number of shelf levels 4
Highest temperature 230 °C
Timer 120 min
Incl. rotisserie ✔ +grip
Incl. baking tray ✔ +grip
Incl. grillage ✔ +grip
Incl. pizza stone No
Packaging Good
Quality of instructions Excellent
Manual language GER, GB, RU
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Range of functions
Accessory
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Urszula
2020-09-01
Can I put the dough to rise? can I make toast does it mean that this oven is built-in?
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AskGeorge.com
Yes, usually you can let the dough rise in a microwave by simply choosing 80-100W for 5-8 minutes. As you have the option to choose these settings with the Rommelsbacher Microwave, it should be possible with this device as well.
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2020-07-16
What is the length of baking trays this could hold?
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AskGeorge.com
The oven is designed for baking trays up to 31.5 cm Ø or for a 28cm x 24cm grill rack.

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