Combination refrigerator oven

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 4884626
SERIAL NO

07089265

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Abstract

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A self-contained refrigerator-oven for refrigerating and cooking food in the same enclosed chamber, has both heating elements and cooling elements located in the same appliance. The heating elements may be conventional heating elements and/or a convection unit and a microwave unit. Additonally, the apparatus has cooling controls, heating controls, and temperature controls which are activated by a microprocessor, programmable for up to two weeks in advance, so that the cooling elements and the heating elements are subsequently activated to treat the food at particular temperatures for particular specific periods of time. The sequence of heating and cooling may be performed in any desired order. The apparatus includes a battery backup to maintain the time, microprocessor and logic circuits during a power outage and utilizes a frozen food, probe-receiving sheath to facilitate cooking from a frozen state. The apparatus also may have a module containing burners or griddles mounted onto it so that the apparatus can function as a self-contained kitchen unit.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
TMIO, LLCCLEVELAND, OH0

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Filipowski, Merle M 237 Beachers Brook La., Cary, NC 27511 1 99

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