Danby DCF401W and DCF401W1 White Chest Freezer 3.6 cu. ft (Foam~Insulation)

Vinal Coated Basket : Manual Defrost : Easy Clean Interior

Vinal Coated Basket : Manual Defrost : Easy Clean Interior

One of the smallest chest freezer from Danby is the 3.6 cu ft capacity, DCF401W, which has a small area footprint to 25" x 22", and a unit that will fit anywhere, including trailers and student pads as well as basements and little kitchenettes.

With its manual defrost and front mounted thermostat this is a nice looking little freezer with a gently rounded top lid and has a well insulated cabinet and is a great addition to condos, apartments and places that are tight on space!

    Interior Features

  • This freezer comes with One VINYL COATED BASKET, which is a great little storage area for quick retrieval of food, and a help in organizating your freezer.
  • With an Easily accessible FRONT MOUNT THERMOSTAT mechanical thermostat, it is quick and simple to adjust the internal temperature.
  • This is a Manual DEFROST system which is fitted with a convenient Front Mount DRAIN, which gives you quick and easy defrost maintenance.
  • Defrosting is further simplified with the EASY CLEAN interior liner.

      Exterior Features

  • The DCF401W and the identical DCF401W1 is a fresh looking WHITE freezer that comes with a gently
    Rounded LID DESIGN.
  • The cabinet and lid has foam insulation, making this a truly ENERGY EFFICIENT freezer, despite that fact that is does not have the Energy Star® qualification.

      Dimension Specifications

    Depth: 22 Inches
    Height: 32 14/16 Inches
    Width: 24 14/16 Inches
    Total Volume: 3.6 Cu. Ft.
    Total Wright 85.8 lbs


  • This is a great little freezer that will fit into that small place and is one of the advantages identified by a number of customers.
  • A number of customers considered this freezer to be 'awesome' and 'top notch'.
  • Various customers noted that this was a good little freezer with a REASONABLE PRICE.
  • One customer commented that this is a freezer that keeps a good constant temperature.. remaining at -2 F° when the mechanical thermostat dial is set at the mid point.
  • One advantage of this popular freezer was that it was an ideal size for people who only have a limited space for a freezer.


  • One customer complained that they found that customer service was not up to a good standard.
  • quiet
  • good as a second freezer
  • keeps good constant temperature
  • A number of customers were so impressed with this freezer that they would recommend the Danby DCF401W.

      Consumer Likes and Dislikes

  • compact
  • works well
  • good price
  • great size when you have limited space.

  • customer service
  • not Energy Star®
  • manual defrost

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