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They Invented What? (No. 130)

Posted in They Invented What? by Jake Ward on February 25, 2009

U.S. Pat. No. 6,060,700: Microwave oven with removable storage cassette in dashboard of motor vehicle.


What is claimed is:

1. A microwave oven adapted for use within a motor vehicle dashboard area, said oven comprising a cavity wherein foods and beverages are heated by a microwave generating magnetron powered directly or indirectly by power source means, said microwave oven being configured within the dashboard area of said motor vehicle, said cavity accommodating a removable storage cassette, means electrically connected to said power source means and said magnetron for preventing said magnetron from receiving electrical power when the storage cassette is inside said cavity, said microwave oven having a door.