Sanyo Water Cooled MDF U76VC

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Sanyo Water Cooled Ultra Low Freezer
Manfacturer: Sanyo
Product Type: Ultra Low
Model #: MDF U76VC
Voltage: 208
Nameplate rated Amps: 15
Capacity: 25.7 ft3
Temperature Range: -20°C to -86°C
Legend - Data Sources

Test tube red.jpg - information from a manufacturer
Test tube green.jpg - information from an end-user


Energy Efficiency Information

Energy Use and Power

Power Mode Definition (temperature, power setting, light features, etc.) Power Draw VA or W Can user set mode? Hours per week (typical)* kWh per week (typical)*
Rated capacity Nameplate power rating N/A N/A N/A
Energy Intensive mode Power draw under highest setting/energy use 20.1 kWh/d Test tube green.jpg (at -80°C)
Lower power mode 1 temp at -60°C 12.7 kWh/d Test tube green.jpg
Lower power mode 2 temp at -70°C 15.5 kWh/d Test tube green.jpg
Stand-by level Power draw when turned off but connected to power

* Typical hours per week and kWh per week are provided for comparison basis only, laboratory values may vary significantly.

Efficiency Features

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Other Sustainability Features

The following graph displays energy use vs freezer interior temperature. As temperature decreases, energy use increases at an exponential rate.


User Comments

* Suggested categories for commentary include: reliability, repair ease, whether or not components are easily replaceable, cost, and overall quality of design.

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