Scratch / Dent - FP861SD - EdgeStar 80 Quart 12 Volt DC Portable Fridge/Freezer - Scratch & Dent
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EdgeStar 80 Quart 12 Volt DC Portable Fridge/Freezer - Scratch & Dent
Chill or freeze your goods while traveling with EdgeStar 80 Quart 12 Volt DC Portable Fridge/Freezer - Scratch & Dent (FP861SD). This portable refrigerator and freezer puts the strength and insulation of a home freezer into a compact, rugged appliance. While only slightly larger in dimensions than EdgeStar's 63-quart model, this workhorse has a greater capacity with small and large interior wire storage baskets. Offering ultimate portability with AC and DC power adapters included, this combination fridge/freezer runs off standard household voltage or easily connects to the cigarette lighter outlet in your car. Forget about thermoelectric portable coolers: this portable refrigerator freezer features a full range digital thermostat that is adjustable from -8° to 50° F. Insulated metal walls keep your food cold for hours, holding a stable temperature under most conditions - even without electricity!
If you're in a hurry to freeze something, use the Fast Freeze function to rapidly cool the unit to -8º F and maintain this sub-freezing temperature. With side-grip comfort handles for easy transport and a drain for liquids, this portable unit is great for boaters, campers, hunters, medical transportation/storage, recreational vehicles, cabins and all your outdoor applications.
Full-Range Thermostat:The versatile EdgeStar FP861 can both freeze and refrigerate your food and perishable goods for easy transport
Fast Freeze Function:Cool this fridge/freezer's compartment down to -8° Fahrenheit in a matter of minutes
Insulated Metal Walls:Insulated metal walls keep your goods cold long after electrical power is gone
How to Buy a Freezer
Overview of Freezers
There are two basic freezer styles: upright (or front loading) freezers and chest (or top loading) freezers.
Chest freezers are 10-25% more efficient than uprights because of better insulation and chest freezers keep in air better than upright freezers when the door is opened. Manual defrost freezers, which are more common than automatic defrost models, consume 35-40% less energy. Automatic defrost freezers may also dehydrate frozen food, which can also cause freezer burn.
Chest freezers are ideal for storing larger items because there are no shelves to restrict the size of the items you freeze. Because the items can be stacked, chest freezers are best suited for long-term storage and for freezing items in bulk. Most chest freezers have wire baskets making it easier to organize the items you are freezing.
The useable storage area of a chest freezer will be the same amount as the listed capacity. Chest freezers are extremely energy efficient because the top-opening door will allow only the warmest air to escape while the weight of the door creates a tighter seal around the top of the unit when it is closed. Chest freezers also offer quieter operation, outstanding temperature retention, and they can be defrosted more easily than an upright. This makes the chest freezer a smart investment.
Upright freezers are best for foods that last shorter periods in your household. If your family consumes a lot of smaller frozen items that are gone in a week or two, than an upright freezer will help to keep everything organized and easily accessible. The included wire shelving also allows for a lot more different storage arrangements than would be available in chest freezers.
With an upright freezer, you may have trouble placing very large items inside because the shelves cannot be adjusted. The upright freezer’s exterior and interior looks like a refrigerator, with eye-level access to upper compartments and keeping other items within reach. While upright freezers are less energy efficient due to the front-opening door letting more cool air out, they still require less room to operate than chest freezers.
Frost-free uprights continuously circulate cold air, giving no time for frost to form. However, the constantly moving air dries out foods ("freezer burn") after about 3-6 months, which is faster than a manual defrost. If you tend to consume the food in your freezer fairly quickly, than frost-free units make a good purchase decision for you. Keep in mind, though, that they are more expensive to purchase and operate than manual defrost models.
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