COSTWAY 24744-CYEP Countertop Ice Maker Review

COSTWAY 24744-CYEP countertop ice maker is capable of producing up to 26 lbs of ice cubes a day. It uses R600a refrigerant.

Ice production

COSTWAY 24744-CYEP makes 9 bullet shaped ice cubes with hollow inside every 8-11 minutes.

Ice cube are soft and chewable. Because of hollow inside they cool drinks better than classic square shaped ice cubes but also melt faster.

It takes about 45-70 minutes to fill up whole ice basket which holds up to 1.3 lbs of ice cubes. Ice basket is not refrigerated so ice cubes will slowly made once made.

Control panel

Control panel features two button (“On/Off” and “Clean”) and 3 indicator lights – “Ice full” meaning that ice basket is full; “Add water” meaning water reservoir is empty and “Ice making” meaning unit is making ice.


COSTWAY 24744-CYEP has sensors that detect when water reservoir is empty or ice basket full. Ice basket can hold up to 1.3 lbs of ice cubes and water reservoir capacity if 54 oz (1.6 liters) – both figures are a bit lower than other similarly priced ice makers usually have.

COSTWAY 24744-CYEP is ETL certified.

Dimensions and weight

COSTWAY 24744-CYEP ice maker measures 9 inches wide, 12 inches deep and 12 inches high making it a bit more compact than most of its competition. It weighs 17 lbs.


COSTWAY 24744-CYEP is pretty basic ice maker but you wouldn’t expert otherwise from budget priced appliance. It does a pretty good job of making ice cubes but it’s not significantly different than other similarly priced ice makers. If you are looking for a good ice maker machine you might also want to read our Best Portable/Countertop Ice Makers article!

COSTWAY 24744-CYEP Specifications:

  • Type: Freestanding / Portable / Countertop
  • Voltage/Frequency: 120V/60HZ
  • Ice output: up to 26 lbs per 24 hours
  • Ice cube shape: Bullet with hollow inside
  • Ice cubes per batch: 9
  • Ice cube size options: 1
  • Water reservoir capacity: 54 oz (1.6 liters)
  • Ice basket capacity: up to 1.3 lbs (0.63 kg)
  • Refrigerant: R600a
  • Dimensions: 9″ x 12″ x 12″ (W x D x H)
  • Weight: 17 lbs (7.7 kg)
  • Certifications:
    • ETL Certified
  • Package contents:
    • 1 x COSTWAY 24744-CYEP Ice Maker
    • 1 x Ice Scoop
    • 1 x Ice Basket
    • 1 x Instructions

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