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Breville The Toast Control 4 LTA670BSS review

Priced at $125.

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We recommend toasters that score at least 75% overall and pass our safety checks. We also look at member reviews around reliability.

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This overall score is made up of performance (70%) and ease of use (30%).

Performance View more details.

The performance score is made up of browning evenness and consistency of results (50%), multigrain bread (20%), single-slice bread (15%) and frozen bread (15%).

Ease of use View more details.

The ease of use score is made up of controls (40%), cleaning exterior (30%) and crumb removal/cleaning (30%).

Frozen bread score View more details.

We toast bread that has come directly out of the freezer. Where available, the defrost setting is used. Slices are assessed for evenness of cooking and consistency of colour across cycles.


Multigrain score View more details.

Score for toasting multigrain bread. We toast a soy and linseed bread for our test.

Toasting evenness score View more details.

Using a reference photograph we see whether the toast is evenly browned, and to an appropriate shade. We use a supermarket white bread for this test.

Single-slice score View more details.

Score for toasting a single slice of bread.

Toasting consistency cycle after cycle View more details.

Whether the toaster is able to reproduce the same results over and over again without variation. A high score means that you will see consistent results.

Ease of cleaning crumb tray View more details.

We assess how easy it is to remove and replace the crumb tray for cleaning.

Ease of exterior cleaning
Ease of using controls View more details.

We assess how easy it is to operate and use the controls as well as how easy it is to lock the bread carriage in position.

Measured toasting time View more details.

Toasting time is the average time it takes to toast two slices of bread at once, starting from a cold toaster.

Availability View more details.

'Tested model' refers to toasters that are currently available in shops and online. 'Discontinued model' refers to toasters that are no longer available in shops, but may be available second-hand.

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Price View more details.

The manufacturer's recommended retail price.

$125
Number of slices View more details.

Number of slices of bread the toaster accommodates.

4
Dimensions (cm, l x w x h) View more details.

Our measured dimensions.

28 x 29 x 21
Bread carriage dimensions (mm, LxWxH) View more details.

Useful to know if you like to toast thick or long slices.

140 x 30 x 135
Warranty (yrs) View more details.

Manufacturer's stated warranty.

1
Origin View more details.

There is a claimed country of origin somewhere on the model itself.

China
Website
breville.com.au
Cord storage View more details.

Whether the power cord can be stowed away when the toaster is not in use, usually on the underside.

Yes
Frozen bread setting View more details.

Setting that defrosts the frozen bread prior to toasting.

Yes
Crumpet or bagel setting View more details.

Whether there is a setting for heating a crumpet or a bagel. Check the specifications.

No
Separate carriage control View more details.

For four-slice toasters, separate controls may be useful for people with different toast browning requirements.

Yes
Separate temperature control View more details.

For four-slice toasters, separate controls may be useful for couples with different toast browning requirements.

Yes
High lift carriage View more details.

Lets you raise smaller items above the toaster slots, so they're easier to remove.

Yes

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