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Whynter

Model IMC-490SS

Internet #204738548

49 lb. Portable Ice Maker in Stainless Steel

$231.74 /each

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The Whynter IMC-490SS Portable Ice Maker is a premium stainless steel countertop ice maker use in your kitchen, home bar or office. In addition to quickly and efficiently making perfectly bullet-shaped ice cubes, the Whynter IMC-490SS Portable Ice Maker can produce up to 49 lbs. of ice per day. You are also able to control and monitor the ice production on the LED display and soft-touch panel. This portable ice maker does not need direct plumbing. Simply fill the 5 l reservoir with water, choose your ice size and watch the Whynter IMC-490SS Portable Ice Maker make your first batch in as little as 10 - 15 minutes.

  • Makes 49 lbs. of ice cubes in 24 hours
  • Stores up to 2.7 lbs. of ice, 5 l manual water reservoir
  • 12 ice cubes every 10 to 15 minutes
  • 3 ice sizes to choose from (small, medium, or large)
  • Auto shut-off when ice bin is full
  • Ice scoop and ice bin included; 2 side handles for portability
  • Stainless steel cabinet
  • Compact countertop design and freestanding installation (side venting)
  • ETL certified
  • High efficiency CFC-free compressor
  • 0.5 hour - 18 hour on/off timer
  • Side mounted drain
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Does this machine keep the ice frozen after it is made? It says "stores 2.7 pounds."

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Yes Ice stays frozen...if it does thaw a little over time the water goes back into the holding tank and recycles back thru to make more ice.. Has auto shut down mode when ice basket full
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Yes, this product will keep ice frozen.
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Can u hook water supply up to ice marker

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May 17, 2016
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No, you can not hook up a water supply line to this ice maker.
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Are the ice cubes hollow or solid?

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Don't care for hollow ice cubes, they melt too fast!
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the cubes remind me of a themble they are hollow inside you can select which size you would like sm,med,or lg ....as I said before I love this product has been a much more pleasant summer...
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Is the ice bin removable? If so, is it easy to remove and replace? I'll be using it to fill up coolers each day.

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the ice basket is removeable very easy to remove and replace but if you are going to be filling coolers everyday I would suggest when bin is full empty into a freezer proof container and store in you freezer so the ice machine can make you plenty of ice
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Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 10 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Love it!! So glad I went up a size! Drops ice every 12 min! Didn't think it could keep up, but it does great!! Highly recommend this machine!! Spend the little extra and get this 49lb one! July 26, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by 49 lb portable ice maker in SS This ice maker is not cheap...neither is a BMW. You get what you pay for...usually. This is a winner. Makes 'em fast, tray holds a lot if you let it fill up...& it doesn't take long to fill up. Totally pleased. August 16, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Keeps our teachers cool! The ice maker was a teacher appreciation gift for our staff and has been well received. It works quickly and supplies our daily needs! May 17, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by GREAT purchase! Got this before Christmas, works like a charm. Makes more ice than we really can use. It is NOT a freezer, so ice must be removed and put into your freezer or it will eventually melt, but it IS a 'maker' not a freezer. Easy to fill, remove ice, and clean. No more juggling ice trays in the freezer!! January 6, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by don't know why I didn't purchase before now This ice maker is everything it claims to be and then some.. I was sceptical about durability and production of this machine but with 2 teenage boys in the house that never fill a ice tray and really not enough room to purchase bagged Ice I decided to try this method it has not only kept us in ice around the clock when we need it it has also kept a little peace in this moms world one of the best purchases I've ever made and very easy to set up and use just plug it up fill with water and set the cube size you literally have ice in just a few short minutes and I was impressed it is actually Stainless Steel and not plastic to look like it is July 22, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Nice Product Makes ice quick, only complaint the front panel does not stay lite so you can easily see what is required, ie full basket, needs water. December 26, 2015
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Larger/Heavier But Not Any More Ice On Reserve Purchased this along with another to see which was better. This one is larger and much heavier then another similar item. However, ice bin is only a tiny bit larger. It says it makes 49 lbs of ice which if you are having a larger need for ice this might be better. But ice prep time seems to be the same as other machines based on literature included with ice maker. Was much higher in price then other portable ice makers. Very difficult to evaluate in box so had to completely take out of box for evaluation/comparison. Then too difficult/too heavy to get back into box. July 7, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by My son is soooo happy I gave this as a gift to my son who had did lots and lots of research on portable ice makers. This came on sale before Christmas and I purchased it. HE LOVES IT, HIS FAMILY LOVES IT AND HIS COMPANY LOVES IT. January 20, 2015
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