Northair 2-in-1 Ice Maker and Water Dispenser with Auto Shut-down, 574ZB029 Review

Northair 2-in-1 Ice Maker and Water Dispenser, 574ZB029

Northair 2 in 1 Ice Maker 574ZB029

Silver Northair (574ZB029) is a  2 in 1 Ice Maker and Water Dispenser that is capable of making 21 solid bullet shaped ice cubes every 6 to 11 minutes. You can choose from two ice cube sizes of small and large. It also dispenses cold water at your request.

The smart LED display panel with the different functions and options like Self Cleaning. It has the Ice Full and Add Water light indicators that tell you when your ice cubes are ready for use or when the water tank is empty and you need to add some water. It also has the automatic shut-down function and will turn itself off when it runs out of water or the ice basket is full.

In the package you’ll find the 2-in-1 Ice Maker and a user manual. It has a built-in compressor (115V, 60Hz) for making ice and keeping water cold, but not for keeping your ready ice cubes solid for long. They will melt gradually and the melted ice will go back into the water reservoir. The melted water from the unused ice cubes is filtered and used in the next batch.The duration of the ice making (6 to 11 minutes) will depend on the ice cube size and the ambient temperature.

Silver NorthAir 2-in-1 Ice Maker is made of solid ABS plastic and stainless steel, weighs 35.27 pounds and measures 10.31L x 18.35W x 22.87H inches. And it would look nice in a variety of settings, including home or office kitchens, break rooms or lobbies. It can be used on your countertop or Northair 2 in 1 Ice Maker Water Dispenseras a freestanding unit with its side ventilation, wherever you want. You can set the timer for the ice maker to start the ice making or stop working.

There is a drain cap at the bottom of the ice maker, just near the drip tray at the front, that you can unplug to drain the water you don’t want to use. You have the ventilation on the sides and it needs 6 inches of clearance at the back and the sides. It is not a good idea to use this ice maker outdoors or in direct sunlight. And if you bring it in from outside in winter, please let it sit for a few hours to warm up to the normal room temperature before starting to use it.

Please make sure you read the user manual before starting to use it. It can hold up to 2.5 kg of ice cubes and the water tank has a 2-liter capacity. It has a water tube connector at the rear for getting water into the tank for ice making and cold water. You can’t connect a 5-gallon water bottle to this one, because there isn’t an additional pump. Please see the top loading HZB-22BF model 2-in-1 ice maker with that we reviewed earlier as you can use it with a 5-gallon water bottle. NorthAir makes some great 2-in-1 ice makers water dispensers that are worth checking out.

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