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Old 05-09-2012, 01:04 PM   #1
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Default Thoughts on a QUIET Fridge/Freezer?

We have a small house, and the only place I can really fit a kegerator is in the room right next to our bedroom. Now, beer next to a bedroom may seem like a bi-winning situation, but it's not really going to work out unless I can get the unit nearly silent.

I was at Home Depot this weekend and they had 20% off all floor models, and I walked away with a $450 Vissani Kegerator (Magic Chef) for $220. It works fine, but the compressor noise is so annoying, it's not going to work.

Does anyone have thoughts on a quieter solution in the same price range? Can anyone with a mini-fridge comment on noise level for the unit? Are chest freezers quieter?

Thanks for any help here.

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Old 05-09-2012, 02:29 PM   #2
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My chest freezer is fairly quiet...but my idea of quiet might be vastly different than yours.

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My GE 7.0cf chest freezer when it turns on is a slight buzzing and that's it. It only runs for about 10-15 minutes every 4-6hrs though. I love it.

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Old 05-09-2012, 04:42 PM   #4
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I think run time is a huge "pro" for the chest freezer...seems like the insulation is so much better...

I swear we can hear the Vissani from two rooms away, and the buzz is very annoying.

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