Zojirushi NS-VGC05 Micom

Zojirushi NS-VGC05 Micom 3-Cup (Uncooked) Electric Rice Cooker and Warmer

Another product from Zojirushi, this electric rice cooker and warmer will improve your kitchen duties at great lengths. It has a 3-cup rice capacity when uncooked, which means it can produce up to 6 cups of rice, great for couples, roommates, or small families. This is also a good investment for friends sharing an apartment since it’s not so expensive and tales less time to cook rice and food. This cooker and warmer comes with micro-computerized Fuzzy logic technology.

The special Fuzzy logic technology intelligently puts rhythm to the cooking process so that the heating time and heat applied are more precise, thus the food is healthier, more delicious and has better consistency. The menu settings can be preset to cook white or mixed rice, sushi, porridge, cake, and other meals for quick cooking. It features an Easy-to-read LCD control panel with clock and timer functions. The automatic keep warm feature allows the food to be fresh long after cooking.

It includes a thick spherical inner pan to even out the heat, a rice spatula for you to serve fresh rice, 2 measuring cups for precision, and recipes to make the most out of your rice cooker. The design is more cute than elegant, making it perfect for posh kitchens and single women living alone or sharing an apartment.

Check out its good and not so perfect performance, based on consumer ratings and reviews.


  • Easy to use – this is easy to operate and is suitable for those who are buying a digital rice cooker for the first time. Men who don’t often cook will find this no fuss at all.
  • Versatile – It cooks a really wide variety of food from oats to fish.
  • Compact – it is compact and is just the right size for traveling or bringing to picnics and small house gatherings.


  • Design – the design is not exactly professional so it may not go well with elegantly designed kitchens.
  • Small capacity – the capacity may not be enough for bigger homes.

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