The Tappan name dates all the way back to 1881 when Tappan built wood and coal-burning stoves in Ohio. During World War I and II, Tappan gained name recognition by supplying cooking equipment to United States armed forces. In 1955, Tappan introduced the microwave oven. In the 1960s, Tappan introduced the first conventional range/microwave combination units designed for all home cooking needs. Tappan is now owned by Electrolux Home Products, Inc. Tappan currently offers several different models of microwave and convection ovens.
Tappan's most economical model is the compact 5030 SpaceSaver microwave oven. It is a 0.5 Cu. Ft. model with a pull handle door, 10" diameter glass turntable and a safety child lock. This model features 10 power levels and speed and weight defrost settings. There is an express cooking option. Power consumption is 850 watts. Power output for this model is 550 watts. This model is available in silver, white and black.
The 7030 Tappan SpaceSaver microwave oven is a 0.7 Cu. Ft. compact model. It has all of the same features as the 5030 with a slightly larger glass turntable of 10 5/8" and a push button door. This unit has 6 one-touch cooking menus and has a cook by weight option as well. Power consumption is 1200 watts. Power output is 700 watts. This unit is available in black, white and stainless steel.
Tappan's 9050 model is ideal for boats and RVs. It is a 0.9 Cu. Ft. countertop design with a 12" glass turntable. It has 10 graduated power levels and 6 one-touch cooking menus. Power consumption is 1450 watts and power output is 1000 watts. This model is only available in stainless steel.
Tappan's 1050 model is a combination convection oven/microwave oven design. It is a 1.1 Cu. Ft. design that offers both convection baking and microwave cooking. It has a 12 3/8" glass turntable, 7 one-touch cooking levels and jet defrost. Power consumption is rated at 1450 watts and output power is 1000 watts. This model Tappan microwave/convection oven is available in black, white and stainless steel.