ADT BD-100B-E Black 3.5-Cubic Foot Chest Freezer Review

ADT BD-100B-E is black colored chest freezer with 3.5 cubic foot capacity. It features adjustable thermostat so you can set temperature to be from 6.8°F to -4°F. It’s on smaller side for chest freezer so it might not be large enough for some even though it’s quite spacious.


ADT BD-100B-E cools down pretty fast and runs quietly. It works well and there are no complaints in this department. It uses R600a refrigerant which is more environmentally friendly than R134a which is another popular refrigerant.


ADT BD-100B-E is equipped with dial thermostat with 8 settings (“0” turns off the chest freezer + 7 temperature settings with “1” being the warmest one and “7” the coldest). Left of the thermostat there are also two built-in indicator lights – Red one illuminates when power is on and green one when compressor is on.


ADT BD-100B-E features solid metal hinges, lid that remains open at 45 to 90 degree angle and built-in drain plug. This chest freezer also comes with two wire baskets.


Some consumers have complained that their ADT BD-100B-E chest freezer arrived dented, however since most did not mention this it seems like it isn’t a very common issue.

Size and weight

ADT BD-100B-E 3.5 cubic foot chest freezer weighs 57.54 pounds and measures 21.18 inches wide, 21.77 inches deep and 32.91 inches high.

Estimated energy consumption

ADT BD-100B-E chest freezer is estimated to consume 0.68 kWh in 24 hours which is 248.2 kWh in 365 day year.


ADT BD-100B-E is a solid chest freezer that works just fine. If 3.5 cubic foot capacity is enough for you then this is model is worth consideration.

ADT BD-100B-E Black 3.5-Cubic Foot Chest Freezer Specifications:

  • Voltage/Frequency: 115V / 60Hz
  • Refrigerant: R600a
  • Temperature range: 6.8°F to -4°F
  • Storage capacity: 3.5 cubic feet / 99 liters
  • Estimated Energy Consumption:
    • 24 hours: 0.68 kWh
    • 1 year / 365 days: 248.2 kWh
  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 21.18’’ x 21.77’’ x 32.91’’
  • Weight: 57.54 lbs / 26.1 kg

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