The Transparent Toaster. Why Didn't I Think of That?

The Transparent Toaster. Why Didn't I Think of That?

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The Transparent Toaster. Why Didn't I Think of That?

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By Cari Martens

It took engineers 15 years to develop it, but the Magimix Vision Toaster will be warmly welcomed by all of us who’ve burned many a slice of toast through the years.

The Magimix Vision model has double-insulated clear glass on both sides, providing a panoramic view of each slice as it browns. The toaster lets you watch it turn out lovely baguettes, bagels, buns, and bread, one after another. The bread almost appears to be hovering in midair as it toasts.

The see-through toaster has just hit stores in the UK this month, but the Magimix has been in the works for years. ”The idea is incredibly simple and we started with the concept of creating a toaster where you could watch the toast browning 15 years ago’ Magimix Managing Director Simon Kinder told Telegraph.co.uk. ”The problem was that we wanted to create something very simple which worked perfectly and did not obscure the view of the toast.’ The company has been testing, re-testing and perfecting the toaster for the last four years.

As you might expect, this wonder of modern science comes with a rather stiff price tag. It sells for 160 GBP, the equivalent of about $258 USD. But, after all, it’s clearly a better toaster.

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