Danby 7 Cubic Feet Chest Freezer Review (DCFM070C1WDB)


Danby DCFM070C1WDB is a chest freezer with 7 cubic foot (198 liters) capacity. It’s equipped with R600a refrigerant and features 5 temperature settings from approximately 10.4°F to -11.2°F (-12°C to -24°C).


Operation

Danby DCFM070C1WDB works really well. Doesn’t take very long for it to cool down and keeps your food frozen really well. It’s also pretty quiet overall but isn’t completely noiseless as compressor makes some noise.


Controls

Danby DCFM070C1WDB has dial for temperature adjustment with 5 temperature settings + “Off” setting. Above the dial there are two indicator lights: “Power” (illuminates when chest freezer is connected to power supply) and “Run” (illuminates when compressor is currently running).


Dents

Some consumers have reported receiving dented units which were probably caused by shipping process. This usually is just an aesthetic flaw and doesn’t affect the functionality of chest freezer but it can be quite disappointing when you buy a new appliance and it doesn’t look that way.


Energy consumption

Danby DCFM070C1WDB 7 cubic foot chest freezer consumes estimated 215 kWh a year which equals 0.59 kWh per day.


Size and weight

Danby DCFM070C1WDB weighs approximately 88 pounds and measures 38.58 inches wide by 22.05 inches deep by 32.48 inches tall.


Conclusions

Danby DCFM070C1WDB works well but the amount of reports from consumers about receiving dented unit is concerning.




Danby 7 Cubic Feet Chest Freezer (DCFM070C1WDB) Specifications:

  • Capacity: 7 cubic foot / 198 liters
  • Operating Temperature Range: 10.4°F to -11.2°F / -12°C to -24°C
  • Refrigerant: R600a
  • Annual Estimated Energy Consumption: 215 kWh
  • Daily (24 hour) Estimated Energy Consumption: 0.59 kWh
  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 38.58’’ x 22.05’’ x 32.48’’ / 97.99 cm x 56.01 cm x 82.5 cm
  • Shipping weight: 88.18 lb / 40 kg

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