# What is the shortest height microwave?

## What is the shortest height microwave?

Sharp R-1874. One of the microwaves with the lowest measurements for height and depth comes from Sharp. The R-1874 stands 16-11/32 inches high, 29-15/16 inches wide and 15-9/32 inches deep. It delivers 1.1 cubic feet of capacity and convection cooking with 850 watts of power.

## What heights do over the range microwaves come in?

Most OTR microwaves are just under 30 in. wide; heights vary from about 10 to 18 inches and depths vary from 12 to about 18 inches. You need to choose a model that allows adequate clearance above the range but can be installed at a comfortable height.

**What is the shallowest microwave?**

Conclusion. If you’re simply looking for the smallest microwave oven to wedge into a tight space then the Commercial Chef model takes up the least counter space. At just 12.5 inches deep, it’s the shallowest microwave.

**How much space should be between stove and microwave?**

Most major manufacturers recommend a distance of 30 inches between the top of the microwave and the surface of the oven. Depending on the height of the oven, this equates to roughly 14 or 15 inches between the underside of the microwave and the stovetop.

### How high do you mount a microwave above a stove?

The National Kitchen and Bath Association recommends that the bottom of the microwave should be no higher than 54 inches above the floor, which would allow for 18 inches of clearance between the microwave and the typical cooktop height of 36 inches.

### How high should a microwave range hood be above the stove?

Over the range microwaves and Advantium ovens require a minimum 66″ mounting height from the floor to top of the unit. The 66″ from the floor dimension will allow approximately 13″ between the cooktop surface below and the bottom, front of the microwave.

**What is the smallest microwave depth?**

12.5 inches deep

Conclusion. If you’re simply looking for the smallest microwave oven to wedge into a tight space then the Commercial Chef model takes up the least counter space. At just 12.5 inches deep, it’s the shallowest microwave.

**How many inches should a microwave stick out from the cabinets?**

The typical recommendation is to have 30 inches from the top of the range to the bottom of the cabinet and at least 13-1/2 inches from the top of the range to the bottom of the microwave.

## What clearance is required for microwaves?

1″ clearance in the rear. The front edge of the microwave (measured at door) should sit at least 3″ or more back on the counter or shelf to avoid accidental tipping. If located on the counter near a range, we recommend locating it at least 2 ft away. Do not place near or over a heat source.

## How close can a microwave be to the stove?

Recommended Minimum Height Most major manufacturers recommend a distance of 30 inches between the top of the microwave and the surface of the oven. Depending on the height of the oven, this equates to roughly 14 or 15 inches between the underside of the microwave and the stovetop.

**What is the minimum distance between stove top and microwave?**

**What is the standard depth of an over the range microwave?**

15″ to 17″ deep

Most over-the-range microwaves are roughly 30″ wide, 17″ high and 15″ to 17″ deep with a closed door. Built-in microwaves typically match standard cabinet dimensions and countertop microwaves come in sizes from compact to extra large. Microwaves are measured by exterior width, height, depth and interior capacity.

### What is the best microwave?

Style. There are four main styles of microwaves,and they’re distinguished by where and how they’re installed.

### What are the top rated microwaves?

Line a sheet pan with a silicone mat or parchment paper and give a light spray with nonstick spray.

**What is the best over the stove microwave?**

Size and Capacity. The size of the microwave is different from the capacity.

**How high should a microwave be over a stove?**

How high should microwave be above stove? “Over the range microwaves require a minimum 66″ mounting height from floor to top of the micro. The 66″ from the floor dimension will allow approximately 13″-16″ between the cooktop and the bottom front of the microwave.”