Refrigerator Recommendations

Discussion in 'General OT' started by Kelvin, Sep 17, 2013.

  1. m4r14n

    m4r14n Active Member

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    I got my parents LG inverter refrigerator, and they are happy with it. :)
     
  2. DON2003

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    planning to get an inverter ref to save on electricity, but my last visit to appliances store make me so confuse on which to get,

    those ads labels are very confusing, inverter technology, inverter something etc etc, but none states it use an inverter motor directly, salesman even said the samsung is not true inverter but inverter like or something,

    can anyone give me an idea which exactly or brand to get? looks like many brands are just riding on the word inverter but many are not.
     
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    Our White Westinghouse ref has been with us for 20 years already. When it decides to retire, we would get an inverter ref hopefully from the same brand family
     
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    last november we purchased a panasonic inverter, no problems so far. my shortlist for inverter brands. we stayed away from samsung because of bad reviews
    - panasonic
    - lg
    - electrolux (different technology)
     
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    Been going window shopping... Since I'm after the cooling power, the sales guys are recommending I get the manual defrost over the inverter or no frost. As mentioned the inverters just regulates the compressor, ergo it won't be that cold. The no frost is an energy guzzler. We computed it'll be around 500-700/month.

    If I were to get a manual defrost ref, I'm choosing between: Condura, GE and Panasonic.

    Any recommendations?

    No frost maybe the Electrolux with adaptive defrost. The inverter refs of samsung and LG look really sleek And reasonably priced plus loaded with features. I'm just trying to stay away cause of the horror stories and my current ref is LG and I hated it from day 1.
     
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    anyone recommend which is the right and best ref to get? it became too confusing choosing between type and brand and model.
     
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    We got a Panasonic inverter ref about four years ago. Very happy with it.
     
  8. JohnnyT

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    Go for Panasonic Inverter Ref.
     
  9. minggoy

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    How much is a SMEG now?
     
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    i've had my samsung inverter ref for almost two years now and boy, it actually pays for itself in terms of electricity savings! the ref is so delightfully efficient (especially now during summer) superlatively quiet, elegant and comes with a ten year warranty on the compressor.
     
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    i have the same model and it freezes some of the water in the REF section! maybe they meant 3 hours and not three days! had mine for almost two years and i think it is one of the best purchases i have ever made
     
  12. R-T

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    I have used and abused my samsung inverter ref for more than 2 years already and it has saved me roughly 1-1.5k in electricity bills (compared to my previous bills). so i guess it has already paid for itself.
     
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    Great to hear that there are samsung ref fans. That ref is actually perfect for my requirement, I was just staying away cause of the borrow stories, now I might consider it again.

    Thanks guys
     
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    Hello everyone! :)

    I need your recommendations on what refrigerator to buy. Budget is around 14k-16k (yes, a bit tight). Between 6 to 7.7cuft.

    Looking for an inverter ref since I have read it's efficient. Not sure if it's feasible given my budget.

    Checked SM Appliance and Abenson's site already and I don't know what brand to choose.

    Thanks in advance! :)
     
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    for about 2k more, you can either get a samsung or LG inverter ref. for a 7 cu ft model
     
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    that samsung featured in the anson page is what i currently have. i have absolutely no complaints. real value for money. so eerily quiet if you got used to old refs. saved a lot on electricity bills
     
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    ^ Thanks! Will look into it.
     
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    After 20 years our white Westinghouse ref conked out. We are looking for a new one. The salesman at Western told us that ALL inverter refs are no frost and because of this the energy consumption is almost the same compared to the manual frost type refs. Is this true?

    We are eyeing either a Panasonic inverter type or the Kelvinator manual regular ref.
     
  20. DON2003

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    is samsung ref true inverter? or better get a Panasonic Inverter ref?
     

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