Haier HBCN05FVS 150-Can Beverage Center

Haier HBCN05FVS 150-Can Beverage Center

4.6 Cu. Ft. Freestanding Beverage Center - Holds 138 12oz Cans
Product Description
Amazon.com Product Description
Keep up to 150 12-ounce cans chilled and ready to enjoy with this sleek-looking beverage center. The unit features four full-width adjustable vinyl-coated shelves that securely hold a variety of bottles and cans--anything from soda pop and beer to fruit juice, protein drinks, and water. Its adjustable thermostat makes it possible to set the unit to a preferred cooling temperature. Thoughtfully designed, the appliance also provides a glass door that allows for easily perusing the selection without having to open the door, plus its door can be set up to open from either the left or the right side. Other highlights include a removable lower bottle rack, automatic defrost, a recessed handle for a clean look, and a key and lock (located at the bottom center of the door) for optional security. The beverage center measures 21-1/4 by 20-1/2 by 31-3/8 inches.

Product Description
Store up to 150-cans in this attractive beverage center. With glass door and movable shelves, you can see what's available and organize however you'd like.

Product Features

  • Beverage center for chilling and storing up to 150 12-ounce cans
  • 4 full-width adjustable vinyl-coated shelves hold both cans and bottles
  • Adjustable thermostat; reversible glass door with recessed handle
  • Removable lower bottle rack; automatic defrost; lock and key for optional security
  • Measures 21-1/4 by 20-1/2 by 31-3/8 inches

Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 35.2 x 26 x 24.8 inches ; 72.5 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 71.4 pounds 
  • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
  • Shipping Advisory: This item must be shipped separately from other items in your order. Additional shipping charges will not apply.
  • ASIN: B0017K82M0
  • Item model number: ZHBCN05FVS

Product Specifications
Part Number:ZHBCN05FVS
Material Type:aluminum
Item Dimensions
Weight:72.5 Pounds
Depth:35.25 inches
Width:26 inches
Height:24.75 inches

Customer Reviews

Review 1:
Well I was very skeptical on reading the reviews but for the price I took a chance some of these people must be true idots not knowing how to read the instructions or something. But after following the instructions and plugged in for just half a day the temp gauge that I bought and installed on the inside of the door reads 40 deg. So please I would suggest follow the instructions for one and review it for yourselfs for sure.

Review 2:
Reading all the other reviews of this product......you have to blame the error of the customers and not the product itself.

If you have ever owned a Wine Fridge.....you know it is NOT a refrigerator....that is not its purpose. If the other reviewers wanted a beverage holder that was able to keep food in it or keep beverages below 40degrees....then they should have gotten a REFRIGERATOR...not a wine fridge/chiller.

So knowing that....let us give an honest and realistic review of this item based on what it was actually designed for.

This unit while not the highest frills of wine chillers is attractive with a stainless steel trim on the door and a glass front and a black body. The door is reversible and it has an internal blue LED interior light you can turn on/off depending on your mood. It does not have a Temperature indicator with a simple dial for temperature with MIN to MAX indicators. It is simple and attractive.....and given its price....thats to be expected. I purchased a suction cup thermometer that faces out and mounts to the interior of the glass door for like 2$.

It comes with 4 adjustable racks and the nice bonus of a bottom storage area rack that has not been present in other wine chillers I have purchased. It allows you to stack cans on the bottom on their side so they don't roll out.

My unit is new and I purchased it as it is replacing an old Urbina thermoelectric wine chiller that finally crapped out after 2.5 years (It was dirt cheap so no big whoop). We will see if this unit is the exception.

Lets be honest......these units don't tend to last more than 3 years on average so if you are worried about that a higher end unit may be to your liking....but you will pay a pricey premium for actual fridge-like beverage centers like GE's.....or just invest in a long extended warranty so you can be re-imbursed should it fail within 3 years (this is what I did).

This unit unlike my old model has an actual compressor and sealed coolant system which is a luxury at this price range....usually you are getting a thermo-electric cooling system at prices below 200$.

I will update my review in the coming months but so far my unit on MAX is cooling better than expected with an average of 33F below room temp:
(Current Results = Room Temp - 75F / Cooler Temp - 42F )
* NOTE: Cooler is in a shaded corner away from direct sunlight...and this is also one of the 'newer' models in stores now.

Hopefully this informed and realistic review will help others. This is good unit for the price if you want a beverage chiller. It is similar to units they use at bars and convenience stores on or near the counter. Your beverages will be chilled but they will not be ice cold. Your white wine will be in the perfect temperature range (depending on the temp of your home or room)......which is exactly what this unit was designed for.

Review 3:
I was very impressed with this product. You can store a huge amount and the beverage center does a good job of keeping the products nice and cold. Very quiet. One downfall is that you cannot see. The box has led blue lights which are cool but I have to have a flashlight to see in after dark.

Review 4:
My beverage center arrived quickly and we were quite eager to get it up and running as my husband always takes too much space in the fridge with his bottled water, soda pop and beer. Just as advertised, it holds a lot of stuff!
The honeymoon ended quickly though, when we found that we could not get the temp to go below 49 degrees, which is pretty tepid for any cold beverage and absolutely unacceptable for beer. We tried everything, reread instructions, etc. You can only set it on a dial, there no indication of what the temp actually is...so we bought a thermometer and got the bad news that despite being on the coldest setting possible, we weren't getting below 49-50, which according to the thermometer we bought is actually in the "danger" zone of letting bacteria breed.
So, we call the manufacturer who says that we should have know it is a "cooler" not a fridge and will only keep beverages 20 degrees cooler than the ambient temp in the house. What a crock!!!!!!
So, we're stuck with a piece of equip that barely cools things down.
I suggest anyone interested in purchasing these things, now matter the price, be well informed between the differences of cooler and refrigerator. I have learned an expensive lesson.

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