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2 hours ago, JoNorvelleWalker said:

 

See my comment above about licking flagpoles.  Or maybe that is just an American thing.

 

 

I meant a light kiss on the forehead, not a French kiss.

 

 

 

Teo

 

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A small problem with the BF100.  Unlike the higher end Frysta freezers, BF200 and BF 300, the BF100 does not have a heated probe.  This means your -30C ice cream is solidly tethered to freezer until summer comes.

 

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On ‎2‎/‎21‎/‎2020 at 6:28 PM, dtremit said:

 

I think there's something up with their wattage ratings. I found a manual for three available models of Vesta (with a 4kg, 7kg, and 14kg capacity); the 240v wattages are 285W, 400W, and 450W, but the 120v wattages for the same models are listed as 210W, 280W, and 250W. That's...not possible.

 

(Really love the Irinox chamber vacuum drawer...but the price is even harder to swallow for that.)

 

 

 

I finally got around to attaching the Kill A Watt and measuring the Vesta's wattage.  With the unit turned on and just the LED's illuminated there is no measurable power draw.  When the compressor kicks in the power goes up to 250 watts, dropping quickly to about 180 watts.  Power stays at about 180 watts until the unit reaches temperature, at which time the compressor cycles off and the power drops to 18 watts (which I assume is the fan).  When the compressor again cycles on the power goes back up to 250 watts dropping to 180 watts.

 

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I have an Irinox Freddy...have finally installed a plug to be able to use it four months ago. I enjoy it greatly, but the display is a pain - pictures of the display on the newer model seem to make much more sense. User resources available are very limited, still at a loss as to how to do maintenance cleaning on it...

I lucked out when I bought mine - I contacted them to inquire about warranty work in my area, they forwarded my question to a higher up in their distribution center in CA who offered a promo code because they had a lot in stock at the time. Kinda wish I waited for the newer model, but at that price the older one worked out very well :)

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28 minutes ago, SweetSymphonybyM said:

I have an Irinox Freddy...have finally installed a plug to be able to use it four months ago. I enjoy it greatly, but the display is a pain - pictures of the display on the newer model seem to make much more sense. User resources available are very limited, still at a loss as to how to do maintenance cleaning on it...

I lucked out when I bought mine - I contacted them to inquire about warranty work in my area, they forwarded my question to a higher up in their distribution center in CA who offered a promo code because they had a lot in stock at the time. Kinda wish I waited for the newer model, but at that price the older one worked out very well :)

 

 

Do you have a link to your model?  I'm pretty well set for blast freezers for the foreseeable future, but I'd like to take a look at yours.

 

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18 hours ago, JoNorvelleWalker said:

 

Do you have a link to your model?  I'm pretty well set for blast freezers for the foreseeable future, but I'd like to take a look at yours.

 

Not sure of the exact model number, they have pictures of it with different display styles on their website - mine is the one with a square display with three circles on each side. https://irinoxhomeusa.com/products

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12 minutes ago, SweetSymphonybyM said:

Not sure of the exact model number, they have pictures of it with different display styles on their website - mine is the one with a square display with three circles on each side. https://irinoxhomeusa.com/products

And I actually spoke with their San Francisco location/distribution center just now - they are out of the older models of Freddy  (they are expecting approval to sell the new version in the U.S. beginning of 2021).  For those interested in a chamber vacuum seal drawer - they still have some ZEROs left in two sizes. 

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5 minutes ago, JoNorvelleWalker said:

 

How cold will Freddy go?  I could not find it in the specs.

 

Ummm...I'm not sure how low it goes to shock freeze, but the instruction manual says it freezes the product to 0F and "upon termination of the cycle, the preservation phase at -4F automatically begins"

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My Vesta came without pans but the company promptly sent me at no cost an unnamed half sized hotel pan that fit just fine.  But the Vesta has two shelves.  I ordered a Vollrath half size Super Pan 3 that fit the rails.  Unfortunately this pan was too deep to use in the lower shelf of the Vesta, however it works in the upper shelf.

 

I also ordered a couple Vollrath Super Pan V wire racks.  These racks are beautifully substantial but they don't fit in either the Vesta supplied hotel pan or in the Vollrath.  Finding a good deal I recently purchased three Vollrath Super Pan V pans.  The racks fit perfectly in the pans but the pans don't quite fit the Vesta.

 

The Super Pan V pans and racks make excellent roasting pans if you happen to have an an Anova Precision Oven.  But they don't fit the Vesta.  May this information be helpful to someone.

 

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