We installed this as part of a kitchen remodel, replacing an ancient kenmore trash compactor. Based on a few of the review comments, i pro-actively drilled a few 1′ holes in the back of our cabinets before replacing the cabinets and installing the fridge – did this to allow better air circulation as suggested. I’m not sure it really did anything, as i can’t tell that there is any excessive heat coming from the back of the unit through the cabinet holes, but it was a reasonable safeguard. The fridge fits perfectly in the previous hole from the trash compactor – it is a little short – we have about a 2′ gap between the top of the fridge and the bottom of the cabinets. But our cabinets are about 30 years old and were custom built, so they may not be ‘standard’. After 6 months continuous operation, there are no problems, it is super quiet, keeps temperature and the led light is just right for the kids. Racks are adjustable, fits plenty of sodas and juice boxes.
This unit looks good and cools very quickly. We created an entertainment area in our house and wanted a small front vented beverage cooler. This one cools down to 41 degrees and seems like it will be solid. Price is competitive and delivery was fast and easy.
Great quality and holds a ton of beverages while not being overly bulky.
Fast deliverygreat little frig,keeps beverages really really coldset at 39 temp varies from 40 down to 38thats great.
Works great for a small space (it replaced a trash compacter).
We absolutely love our beverage cooler.
- Works well and looks good
- to go in our new house to replace a garbage compactor (yuk
- It was very easily assembled. We are not using it for sodas
It was easy to install and maintains temp well. The motor is quiet and no complaints. If i knew it was fgoing to run for several more years i would have given it 5 stars.
Arrange the shelves as you want to accommodate your beverage of choice.
Keeps drinks cool and runs quiet. Slide out shelves are really hand and have a stop so they don’t pull out all the way and fall. Interior blue light is pretty and lights up the kitchen at night.
So far this is a nice beverage cooler that has maintained a temp of 38-40 degrees reliably and without too much noise. Here is why i gave it 3 stars:1. We bought it for bottled beer. Unfortunately, even if you remove all but 2 shelves, you can’t fit two levels of standard beer bottles unless you lay them down. Luckily there are some brands that come in ‘short’ bottles that my husband likes, so we have been putting those on the top level. This is marketed as a ‘built in’ or under counter cooler. I know the measurements are provided, but i was still surprised that it was almost 2 inches shorter than our countertop. It made for an unsightly gap that we needed to fill. If the manufacturers made the unit one inch taller, it would fit better under standard counters and hold two levels of beer.
It is quiet, cools nicely and can store cans, bottles and wine bottles. I was concerned the black would show too much against my built-in ivory cabinets but i like it better than if it was stainless. The bottom two racks can be used for wine bottles. Update: it now has been five months and i still have not experienced any problems with it. It is still quiet and i love having a separate place to store my beverages. I especially like the dark glass which hides the product better than what the picture in the ad shows. I did not want the look of a store front beverage center. I don’t think it would matter if one ordered the stainless or black unit because the dark glass front is the most noticeable feature. Don’t slam the door like my husband did because it can pop open, just close it like ‘normal’. I rarely give 5 star reviews for anything.
Features of Koldfront 80 Can Built-In Beverage Cooler – Black
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- Auto defrost all refrigerator; Fan-forced ventilation; Compressor based cooling system
- Blue LED interior light; Reversible tempered glass door
- Front-vented for built-in or free standing installation; Digital display
- Internal Dimensions: 25 1/2″ H x 12″ W x 18″ D
- External Dimensions: 32″ H x 15″ W x 23 3/4″ D
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The box and fridge arrived damaged. The seller’s customer service was fabulous. We love the replacement fridge. The unique size was exactly what we needed for our bar.
I’ve been using this under the counter item for a month with good results. Prior to this i bought a ‘standard’ refrigerator and it failed after less than a year.
Very happy with the size, quality, appearance, capacity and convenience of the product, and the fact that it operates so quietly.
Used under counter in a corner so i needed a true under counter unit. It has worked out nicely and has a huge can capacity.
Shelves can be removed and rearranged to fit anything.
Have had no problems with this cooler whatsoever. Runs quiet, accurate temperature and is everything we expected. The only question is how long it will last, dont know the life expectancy of these, never owned one before, but hopefully will continue on for years to come. But has been an excellent choice so far.
Auto defrost all refrigerator; Fan-forced ventilation; Compressor based cooling system
You do hear it running but only if you’re near it in kitchen. After all, it is a residential product and due to size has to work to stay cool.
This fits perfectly in our bar.
I’ve had it for a week, and noticed the fan runs for 10 seconds, then stops for 10. Not the compressor, just the fan. A little worried at this point about power consumption and longevity. I contacted the manufacturer by website form but have not heard back yet (it’s only been a few hours). Otherwise, very happy so far. Update: the manufacturer’s rep checked with the technical team, and stated that the cooler is behaving normally. I respectfully disagreed, since no electrical component would be designed to cycle so frequently and be so energy inefficient.
Just beginning to test the fridge – ended up leaving the fridge empty with baking soda and washing the racks due to the nasty ‘new fridge’ smell of freon at first. We only have a little 6-pack in there so far, so haven’t really put it to the test yet, but we will soon. Temperature fluctuates minutely (to be expected) – within a degree above or below at the moment. Will have to see if it stays that way when full. Pretty happy with it so far. One of the best priced narrow fridges we found.
We purchased this beverage center in december and so far we have been very happy with it. It holds quite a lot of stuff and over the holidays served as a back-up fridge for other items in addition to drinks.
Let’s put some time on it and see what happens then.
Blue LED interior light; Reversible tempered glass door
When we moved into our house, the garbage compactor was broken (not to mention ugly and outdated). We researched things to replace them and this was a great idea. The picture shows it with some shelves removed, but if you keep all of the shelves in there, you can store cans horizontally. They fit 3 cans deep horizontally (with the tops toward the front). Keeps the beverages nice and cold and it’s nice to have the room in our fridge freed up.
I remodeled my game room and wanted a matching set, a wine cooler and a berverage cooler, my wife likes wine and i like beer. They both are working perfectly.
Exactly what we were looking for. Stays cool, sometimes if i leave the door open too long i have to readjust temperature to a lower cooling level.
We just got our beverage fridge yesterday. After unpacking it, we noticed this damage. It will be hidden in the cabinet, but i wasn’t sure if this would effect the performance of the fridge so wanted to get this on record if we have problems. It’s not enough damage to send back but i want documentation. We’ll see about the performance.
Looks good and you ca see the drinks inside and they are cold.
Got rid of an old, smelly trash compactor. This model fits perfectly and we love it. Great price, fast shipping and a great product.
I keep it at the lowest 38 degrees and it cooled to that much quicker than expected.
Front-vented for built-in or free standing installation; Digital display
Koldfront 80 can built-in beverage cooler works goodthe refrigerator works great and is was pretty easy to install, good deal for the price.
It was very easily assembled. We are not using it for sodas but for cakes and pies. Perfect size for a couple of each.
I bought this to go in our new house to replace a garbage compactor (yuk). I was very limited based on the size constraint and this seemed to be the best one for the money. I like it except that the temp doesn’t go below 38 degrees. I know that it states this in the description but i guess i don’t really have a good concept of temperatures until i’m stuck drinking a less than ice cold beer. When i’m feeling really picky, i end up taking the beer out of this fridge and throwing it into my regular fridge or freezer. I’m certainly no expert but it seems to me that i should have the option to lower the temp below 38 degrees.
This product is working well for us and looks good. Very quiet operation which is quite important to us as we have it in a conference room. Only improvement would be a small knob on the front of the door for opening it as it is in a tight fitting spot and knuckles kept getting scrapped trying to open it. As a solution to this problem we glued a ceramic cabinet door knob to the front of the door and this has been working for us.