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Danby - 4.4 Cu. Ft. Mini Fridge - White-Front_Standard

Danby - 4.4 Cu. Ft. Mini Fridge - White

Model: DCR044A2WDDSKU: 9142038

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Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars with 72 reviews

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nice fridge for dorm room or under your bar

    Posted
    Darby
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    I bought this fridge August 2016 out of necessity. I'm recovering from an illness and to help me get back on my feet I'm currently living in transitional housing. I have a roommate and all areas except the bedrooms are shared or common space. I moved in and bought some groceries as I thought was proper as not to use the roommates food. I noticed the only food from the kitchen fridge that was being used was mine! And it was disappearing almost as fast as I brought it in. Thus the purchase of this little fridge. Delivery was right to my door. Packing was awesome. This little fridge just like anything you buy today is an energy saver so it doesn't work as well as the old skool appliances. First thing I notice is that it only has one leveling foot. Well in order to make the fridge level I needed to raise the front. Sort of difficult with only one leveling foot. So I now have a cardboard shim under the left front to keep everything stable. What could it possibly cost to put two leveling feet on this? so I plug it in and look at the temperature control knob to turn it to the coldest setting since energy savers don't get as cold as old skool stuff. Which way do I turn the knob for warmer/colder? I don't know because there is some sort of blue whatever 3/4 of the way around the knob and the instruction manual is no help. But anyway, clockwise twist on the knob is colder I finally figure out. The 0 at the top center actually means off. I guess I'm out of touch with the new hieroglyphics that are supposed to be universal and understandable by everyone. NOT ME!! The door has what appears to be built in bottle holders. Cool, or so I thought. Totally useless unless you want to take out the shelves. The bottles hit the shelves way before the door gets close to being closed. Properly arranged it holds a lot of stuff. The freezer? Don't expect to put much in there. while it is as wide and as deep as the fridge About four inches high is all you get. But over all I'm satisfied with this little fridge. it is very quiet and the magnet that holds the door closed is very strong. This door will not open accidentally. I believe it to be worth the price.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Won't shop brand, or store, again

    Posted
    Jamie

    Freezer iced over in 7 days on temperature of 4 - thawed - installed again - freezer on 2 - came home from work - water all over floor and wood warped. I bought this a week before installing it, having not read Best Buys return policy - admittedly my fault. I put this in our kitchen island, where many a mini fridge has lived before. There was nothing blocking the entire back of the fridge; it was open to vent. Danby customer service advised me to use a hairdryer to see if the seal was working, or return it to the store. Well the seal works and I can't take it back to the store. Best Buy has a 15 day return policy. I am unsure how a consumer is supposed to vet an appliance after 2 weeks of use. So, I have a fridge that doesn't work that I cannot return, floor boards that are ruined, and I'm 160 bucks in the hole. Thanks Best Buy!

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Brand response

      DanbyAuthorizedRep

      Hello Jamie, our units come with warranty, please feel free to contact us at your earliest convenience at 1800-263-2629 or via email at consumerservice@danby.com danby-products

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    4.4 cu. ft. Mini Fridge

    Posted
    Honest
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    This 4.4 Cu. Ft. refrigerator has a small freezer compartment. The fridge fits a lot of food items that need to stay cold. The temperature is good at 30 degrees for the refrigerator, but the freezer is the same temperature as the refrigerator and does not keep things frozen, especially ice cream. We love this refrigerator because it is a great addition to the Master BR since it fits right under the counter of our Coffee Bar and is exactly what we needed to store beverages (water, wine, etc.) near our sitting area.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Not a good refrigerator

    Posted
    Badbuy
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    I purchased this as a replacement from the previous Danby which lasted 7 years. Initially it would not hold a constant temperature. Now 4 months after purchase it stopped functioning. I contacted Danby and was provided three service repair companies. All three were contacted and did not show up to repair. This is disappointing and I will not purchase another Danby product.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Exactly what I was looking for.

    Posted
    BluboButtonrubber
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    Due to a recent move we now have a house where the master bedroom suite was made apartment style out of an attic remodel. Unfortunately, they kept the original small door and steep narrow stairway. I wanted a satellite fridge for drinks and snacks that I did not have to fill constantly. This model is small enough to fit up the limited access, but large enough capacity to have an ample supply so no trips down the ladder late at night!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great little fridge

    Posted
    djmeyers
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase

    I like to keep a small fridge in the garage for overflow of cans and bottles and for use for extra food on holidays. I moved recently and got rid of my small fridge and shopped around and bought this one. It is a handsome unit and has plenty of room inside for cans, bottles and platters etc. The only negative comment I have is that there is no interior light. But,. that's my bad as I didn't check whether or not it did.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect spare fridge

    Posted
    zofire77
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    Needed a second fridge as the main one gets crowded sometimes. This one is perfect as it is still smaller and compact but not as small as a true mini fridge. Have had absolutely zero issues with it and it keeps everything cold. Havent really tried the freezer part but I wouldnt trust putting ice cream or anything in it

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent for the office!

    Posted
    FrozenFan70448
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    This was a great Father's Day gift to keep dad's cold foods separate from everyone else! Cans fit perfectly in their own holders, and milk cartons & salad containers fit well on the shelves. The best part is that there is no freezer taking up space. If you wanted a freezer, you would buy one, right? Anyway, if you want a fridge...and only a fridge...this is the one to get!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Fridge works well so far.

    Posted
    Chris
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    Basic fridge, works well. The plastic that protects the fridge was a huge pia to take off. All of it is still not off and may never come off. Almost returned it because of this issues. I am using it outside so I decided to not go thru the pain of repacking it since I do not see it everyday

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Brand response

      DanbyAuthorizedRep

      Hello,

      Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We regret to hear that the plastic protection is not coming off. Please contact our Consumer Service Department at 1-800-263-2629 to discuss this issue. Also, please note that this unit is for In Home use only and by putting it outside you will invalidate the warranty.

      Regards
      Ann H
      Consumer Service Danby

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Fantastic Fridge

    Posted
    DebL
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    My husband and I wanted a small under-the-counter refrigerator for our master bedroom where we have a beverage bar next to the sitting area and back patio. This fridge keeps our beverages and snacks so cold -- about 37 degrees on the little temperature gauge inside. It makes it handy to have cold bottles of water close by in the middle of the night, too.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Small Refrigerator for Sodas

    Posted
    Tomo
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    Wife "devours" soda, so we've always had a small refrigerator outside on the covered patio full of her soda. When the old one died, I found this Danby online, and it has been a great addition capable of holding enough soda cans to satisfy our soda needs. Keep cans cold, requires no maintenance and keeps everyone in the house happy.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Very good value

    Posted
    MarkJamis
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    Recently I had my refrigerated wine chiller break with the compressor stopping. I reviewed the cost of replacing the chiller with a similar model and found the prices quite high. This Danby refrigerator offered greater cybic volume and now servers the same purpose to store my special wines. There is even a rack for soda/beer cans.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good refrigerator for a student in a dorm

    Posted
    Godnik
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    I bought this refrigerator for my daughter who is a college freshman and she is very happy with the overall performance. I wanted her to keep some healthy food inside her room so that she can munch those at odd hours while studying. This refrigerator has been perfect !!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Seems very well made

    Posted
    Xpresdtp
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    I like the glass shelves, not like some of the cheap plastic ones out there. It was affordable and large enough for my purposes. I am using it in a small home rec room, in the basement. I like the soda can storage. I took out the egg tray for more cans. It fits a lot and looks nice. I got the black finish which fits in very well.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love this compact refrigerator!

    Posted
    leasemitchell
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    We bought this fridge for our outdoor kitchen and love it! It fits perfectly in the spot that we have available. Has plenty of room for drinks, condiments and whatever we’re grilling for dinner. It’s perfect for our needs!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Not quite as advertised

    Posted
    mm47
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    I bought this as an extra fridge because the product description said the freezer part went across the whole unit and that it had a fruit/vegetable drawer. The freezer section does go across the whole unit, but doesn't hold very much at all. There is no fruit/vegetable drawer.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nice. Reasonable unwasteful space on the door.

    Posted
    LF2582
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase

    works fine. plenty of room. full freezer area, not shortened like many of the other fridges. The only thing is that there is no light that turns on when you open the door. Fortunately, we use it for an office during the daytime.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Does the Job but Freezer Issue

    Posted
    RealReview916
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    I bought this mini fridge for work and got 1 with a freezer so I can keep frozen meals in it when I can't go out for lunch. The freezer does its job but it is quickly adding layers of ice to the freezer compartment and will require defrosting with 6 months of purchase!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Basic functional refridgerator

    Posted
    redluong
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    Standard stock fridge - bigger than the small cube ones. Shelves are glass (which can break under load). Top shelf of the fridge is close to the freezer section - so don't store veggies there as they will freeze.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent 2nd Fridge

    Posted
    Zofire77
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    This little fridge has gone beyond my expectations. Has plenty of room to fit cans and fruits and stuff so I can have more room in my main fridge and its so quiet sometimes I cant even believe it is running.

    I would recommend this to a friend