Model # IMC-490SS

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Whynter 49 lb. Portable Ice Maker in Stainless Steel
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Whynter

49 lb. Portable Ice Maker in Stainless Steel

$228.43 /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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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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Yes, super easy , but..... It makes & holds about 2.7 lbs before you empty. It takes several hrs to cycle 2.7 lbs. If you have a large ice chest, you'd be better off buying a 10 lb bag from Wally world each day. You probably won't have time to sit around waiting for 10 lbs of ice from this ice maker. This is not designed to fill ice multiple ice chests, if, in fact, even one.
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August 15, 2015
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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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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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June 14, 2015
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Yes, this product will keep ice frozen.
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does this make clear ice cubes

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Absolutely! I can't believe how much ice it makes in a day. & fast! Love it! Yep, a bit expensive, but so is a BMW. Enjoy! chickenfarmer
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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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49 lb. Portable Ice Maker in Stainless Steel is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 17.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 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.
Date published: 2016-08-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 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!
Date published: 2016-07-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Doesn't make 49 lbs. I compared this with my NewAir ice maker and found they both make exactly the same amount of ice, approx. 25 lbs. The quality of ice was very good.
Date published: 2016-09-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Makes lots of ice! We bought this same ice maker 2 years ago and loved it! Makes lots of ice quickly. It worked great and then stopped working. I bought another one just like it because my husband couldn't stand not having a good ice maker (we have a refrigerator that has a bottom drawer freezer so the ice making capacity is dismal!). In the meantime, my husband contact Whyner and is working on having the first ice maker serviced. Once that's fixed, we will bring it to our condo at the river to use.
Date published: 2017-01-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I've owned two smaller ice makers from different companies that were adequate, but not great - th... I've owned two smaller ice makers from different companies that were adequate, but not great - this ice maker is incredible! It makes ice quickly and I n large quantities. Directions were not real clear, but you can figure them out. Only issue might be size - it does take up a lot of counter space. However, if you use a lot of ice, this one is a winner.
Date published: 2016-12-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Only had it a couple of weeks so for worked well in farm cabin. Only had it a couple of weeks so for worked well in farm cabin.
Date published: 2016-11-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ice maker works fantastic! It is quieter than most ice makers and it makes a ton of ice.
Date published: 2016-09-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does everything we wanted it to do. love the clean option Does everything we wanted it to do. love the clean option
Date published: 2016-12-20
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