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GE Profile vs GE Monogram Advantium Speed Ovens

February 22nd, 2012 | 1 min. read

By Steve Sheinkopf

First, in order to be completely transparent, we stopped selling Monogram in November 2011 and GE in 2013, but we will always be objective.  I still like GE in many ways

Let's talk about the product. Advantium is the only speed oven powered by 240 volt light bulbs. It can cook 8 times faster than a regular oven as a result. The Advantium also has four different cooking technologies: Speed cook, true European convection, sensor microwave and warming as well as 75 preprogrammed recipes, so it is simple to use. 

There are three models, a 220 volt wall oven, a 120 volt wall oven and an over-the-range vent combination. A whole chicken can be cooked in 33 minutes in the 220v, 45 minutes minutes in the 120 volt and almost 2 hours in a regular oven. Seafood cutlets are 4.5 minutes in a 220v Advantium and 30 in a regular oven. There is also less preheating, because you are basically turning on a very hot incandescent bulb.

We have been pleased with the performance of the product in live demonstrations. It is a very good niche second oven. Let's compare the GE Profile and GE Monogram version.

To see how Advantium compares with the other steam ovens from Miele, Jenn-Air and Sharp, then click here

ge profile wall oven PSB2201NSS


ge monogram wall oven ZSC2202NSS

GE Profile PSB2201NSS $2189


GE Monogram ZSC2202NSS $2639

Units have the same capacity, same features and electrical specifications. Difference is aesthetics and $480. We have written posts like this before, most notably Whirlpool vs Maytag laundry. There is a mentality in manufacturing. Place a different label on the same product, sell it in a different channel and consumers will buy it like Buick, Chevrolet and Pontiac or in this case Monogram vs Profile.

If you like the handle, then buy the product. Just don't buy a label thinking it is any different than the less expensive version.

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Steve Sheinkopf

Steve Sheinkopf is the third-generation CEO of Yale Appliance and a lifelong Bostonian. He has over 38 years of experience in the appliance industry, and he is a trusted source of information for consumers on how to buy and repair appliances.

Steve has also been featured in numerous publications, including the New York Times, Consumer Reports, The Boston Globe, Bloomberg Radio, the New York Post, The Wall Street Journal, and Entrepreneur, for his knowledge of how to buy appliances and appliance repair.

Steve is passionate about helping consumers find the best appliances for their needs, and he is always happy to answer questions and provide advice. He is a valuable resource for consumers who are looking for information on appliance buying, repair, and maintenance.

Despite being the worst goalie in history, Steve is a fan of the Bruins and college hockey, loves to read, and is a Peloton biker. The love of his life is his daughter, Sophie.

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