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Danby Compact Refrigerator - DAR259W

Abt Model: DAR259WH
Energy Star Qualified
Other available colors:
Black Color Swatch
Regular Price $159.00
$146.00  
2.5 Cubic Foot/ Automatic Defrost/ CanStor/ 2-1/2 Removable Shelves/ 2L/Gallon Storage/ Scratch Resistant Worktop/ Reversible Door Hinge/ White Finish
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Danby Compact All Refrigerator, Model DAR259WH

Danby compact refrigerators offer unmatched quality and innovation. Whether for the office, bar or the dorm room Danby's compact refrigerators are available in a wide range of capacities to meet your needs. Some of the exceptional features are the CanStor beverage dispenser, adjustable door bins, molded worktops and In-Home service.

Features:

  • Compact counter-top all fridge
  • 2.5 cu. ft. capacity
  • Mechanical thermostat
  • Automatic defrost system
  • Second generation Canstor® beverage dispensing system
  • 2.5 wire shelves for maximum storage versatility
  • Tall bottle storage - great for large soda bottles
  • Reversible door swing for convenient left or right hand opening
  • Integrated door handle
  • Scratch resistant work top is a great place to store accessories

Energy Index:

  • Estimated Annual Energy Consumption: 309 kWH/year

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Width: 17-5/8" (43.1cm)
  • Depth: 20" (50.8cm)
  • Height: 27" (68.5cm)

Approximate Weight:

  • Shipping: 60 lbs.

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): 18 Months Parts and Labor
  • 4 Year Extended Service Warranty: Available- Click here for details
Counter DepthYes
TypeCompact
FreezerNo
Installation TypeFree Standing
Control TypeKnob
Accepts Custom PanelNo
Defrost TypeAutomatic
Under Counter CapableNo
Crisper TypeNone
Can DispenserYes
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
Hinge SideReversible
Ice MakerNo
Interior LightNo
Number of Shelves3
Refrigerator Capacity (cu. ft.)2.5
Reversible DoorYes
Shelves TypeWire
Total Capacity (cu. ft.)2.5
Height (inches)27
Width (inches)18
Depth (inches)20
Voltage115
  

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Danby Compact Refrigerator
 
4.5

(based on 23 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Quiet (20)
  • Attractive (13)
  • Holds temperature well (13)
  • Space for tall items (13)
  • Customizable shelving (12)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • 2nd refrigerator (6)
    • Wet bar (6)
    • Beverages (5)
    • Office fridge (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual cook (12), Avid cook (3)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (13), Business (4)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Good Refrigerator

    I like this refrigerator a lot. The compressor is abit noisy but otherwise I'm satisfied. Be careful about getting cans of soda too close to the metal shield in the back covering the refer...Read complete review

    I like this refrigerator a lot. The compressor is abit noisy but otherwise I'm satisfied. Be careful about getting cans of soda too close to the metal shield in the back covering the refer coils -- I had a soda can freeze and burst; now I leave an inch or so space in the back.

    Harry

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    disappointed performance

    Placed thermometer in unit and adjusted every few days to try to acheive constant temp of 40 degrees. Impossible as ranged from 26 to 44 on same setting. Too much variation!

    Placed thermometer in unit and adjusted every few days to try to acheive constant temp of 40 degrees. Impossible as ranged from 26 to 44 on same setting. Too much variation!

    Reviewed by 23 customers

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    5.0

    Great little fridge

    By HR

    from Chicago

    About Me Casual Cook

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Customizable Shelving
    • Holds Temperature Well
    • Quiet
    • Space For Tall Items

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Office Fridge

      Comments about Danby Compact Refrigerator:

      Bought this to use in my office. It fits perfectly under the desk and is barely noticeable. It's very quiet, looks nice, keeps beverages and healthy snacks cool and fresh. I don't love built in can holder (wish it was just a regular door space/shelf), as I don't drink beverages in cans, but I'm sure it's useful to those who use it for canned beverages.

      • Primary use:
      • Business

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      good value and good quality

      By Dr. B

      from Chicago, IL

      About Me Casual Cook

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Easy Access
      • Quiet

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • 2nd Refrigerator

        Comments about Danby Compact Refrigerator:

        Prompt delivery, excellent service

        • Primary use:
        • Personal

        Comment on this review

         
        5.0

        Great value for the money

        By Ben

        from Park Ridge, IL

        About Me Casual Cook

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Holds Temperature Well
        • Quiet
        • Space For Tall Items

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Office Fridge

          Comments about Danby Compact Refrigerator:

          Got this for my office at work. No problems so far, and I am quite happy with it.

          • Primary use:
          • Business

          Comment on this review

           
          5.0

          Compact Fridge

          By Joanne Kushner

          from Chicago, IL

          About Me Casual Cook

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Easy Access
          • Energy Efficient
          • Quiet

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Office Fridge
            • Small Kitchens

            Comments about Danby Compact Refrigerator:

            The fridge is great and perfect size for our space.

            • Primary use:
            • Business

            Comment on this review

             
            2.0

            disappointed performance

            By Doc

            from Mansfield, Ohio

            About Me Casual Cook

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Customizable Shelving
            • Easy Access
            • Quiet

            Cons

            • Unreliable

            Best Uses

              Comments about Danby Compact Refrigerator:

              Placed thermometer in unit and adjusted every few days to try to acheive constant temp of 40 degrees. Impossible as ranged from 26 to 44 on same setting. Too much variation!

              • Primary use:
              • Personal

              Comment on this review

              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Good Refrigerator

              By Harry

              from Chicago, IL area

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Customizable Shelving
              • Holds Temperature Well
              • Space For Tall Items

              Cons

              • Noisy

              Best Uses

              • 2nd Refrigerator
              • Office Fridge

              Comments about Danby Compact Refrigerator:

              I like this refrigerator a lot. The compressor is abit noisy but otherwise I'm satisfied. Be careful about getting cans of soda too close to the metal shield in the back covering the refer coils -- I had a soda can freeze and burst; now I leave an inch or so space in the back.

              Harry

              • Primary use:
              • Personal

              Comment on this review

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Perfect in all regards

              By Ken

              from Chicago ,Iliinois

              About Me Casual Cook

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Customizable Shelving
              • Easy Access
              • Energy Efficient
              • Holds Temperature Well
              • Quiet
              • Space For Tall Items

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Office Fridge

                Comments about Danby Compact Refrigerator:

                Perfect for use in office to store drinks and snacks for use in client meetings

                • Primary use:
                • Business

                Comment on this review

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                I would buy this product again

                By dad

                from Houston, TX

                About Me Casual Cook

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Energy Efficient
                • Holds Temperature Well
                • Quiet

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • 2nd Refrigerator
                  • Wet Bar

                  Comments about Danby Compact Refrigerator:

                  Great for the kids drinks. Perfect fit in the upstairs wet bar and it keeps everything very cold.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal

                  Comment on this review

                   
                  4.0

                  good fridge

                  By tulip

                  from chicago, IL

                  About Me Avid Cook

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Customizable Shelving
                  • Holds Temperature Well
                  • Quiet

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Danby Compact Refrigerator:

                      Does what it's supposed to.

                      Service and delivery comments:

                      Prompt delivery. Perfect condition.

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal

                      Comment on this review

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Big room & frost free

                      By Fridge King

                      from Plainfield, Il

                      About Me Casual Cook

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Attractive Design
                      • Energy Efficient
                      • Frost Free
                      • Holds Temperature Well
                      • Quiet
                      • Space For Tall Items

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Wet Bar

                        Comments about Danby Compact Refrigerator:

                        Not having a freezer is a great benefit since it gives you more room. The freezer in most mini-fridges are worthless; so I think it is better to not have one.

                        The self defrosting is worth the price premium.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal

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