LARGE HOTPOINT "GE" FCM25SUWW Chest-Freezer (Second Level Rail) 24.9 cu ft

Manual Defrost :  Lock with Key : Interior Light

Manual Defrost : Lock with Key : Interior Light

This Hotpoint chest freezer(made by GE) has a huge 24.9 cubic feet capacity that is great for large families who like stocking up on bargains. It has an adjustable temperature control and power on indicator for fuss-free operation. Five removable wire baskets let the owner organize food items and keep them within reach.

    Interior Features

  • This is an aptly-sized freezer for a family of six or more, or for those who like fishing or shopping in bulk. The wide chest provides space for whole fish or game. Average-sized boxes and packages can easily fit inside its 70î wide interior.

  • Organizing frozen goods is made possible with the freezer's 5 lift-out bulk baskets. These baskets slide across the two-level rails for easier food sorting. Made of heavy duty plastic material, these rust-proof baskets could be really useful in keeping small-sized packages handy.
  • The freezer ís steel-epoxy lined cabinet has a built-in interior lighting for quicker access. The freezer ís body and lid have foam insulation to keep the cold from seeping out. The unit has both wrap around condenser and evaporator installed.

      Exterior Features

  • The power indicator light informs the owner if the freezer is on and working. Temperature setting can be adjusted with a simple turn of the control dial. Both the power indicator and control dial are located at the upper front part of the unit for convenience,
  • The defrost drain situated at the bottom part of the unit can help ease out the trouble of manual defrosting. The drain has a plug, which can be pulled out when the melted ice is needed to be drained out of the unit.
  • Little children could be trapped inside a huge freezer like this, so, to keep the little ones out of probable harm, a lock is provided. This, of course, comes with a key. The lock will also secure the food inside and prevent possible theft.

      Dimension Specifications

    Depth: 29 1/2 Inches
    Height: 35 Inches
    Width: 73 1/4 Inches
    Total Volume: 24.9 cu ft

      Advantages

  • With its huge 24.9 cubic feet compartment, this freezer can accommodate up to 827 lbs. of food.
  • Easy temperature adjustment is provided with the unit's control dial.
  • The two levels of railing allow the baskets to be placed in multiple levels, thus providing more space.
  • Its five storage baskets are useful in organizing foods and retrieving items without much bending involved.
  • The power on light indicates if the freezer is working or not.
  • The freezer is equipped with a lock to prevent accidents and theft.
  • The True White Interior Light helps in locating items inside the huge freezer cabinet.

      Disadvantages

  • Retrieving items placed at the bottom of the freezer can be tricky.
  • Even with the defrost drain, manually defrosting a freezer as huge as this one is difficult.
  • The unit is so massive and it uses a lot of floor space.
  • Like any other large freezer, this unit is not Energy Star-rated.

      Consumer Likes and Dislikes

    Pros
  • with 5 storage baskets
  • has two level rails
  • the temperature is adjustable
  • power on indicator light
  • audible temperature alarm
  • with interior lamp
  • defrost water drain with drain pan
  • with lock and key

    Cons
  • manual defrosting is required every year or so
  • needs a lot of bending over when retrieving items at the freezer ís bottom
  • not Energy Star qualified

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