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Ignis ARL 6501 A+

Ignis ARL 6501 A+ Fridge Freezer

275L 195L 504mm 1,770mm Jun 2014
Total Net Capacity Net Fridge Capacity Width Height Release Date
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8 Reasons For

Quite Large Net Freezer Capacity

The smallest net freezer capacity of similar spec fridge freezers that have been on the market for around the same time as the ARL 6501 A+ is 16L and the largest is 240L. With a net freezer capacity of 80 liters, the ARL 6501 A+ has a quite large net freezer capacity compared to most of the other similar spec fridges that were released around the same time as the ARL 6501 A+.

Fridges with a larger net freezer capacity that might be worth looking at include the Hotpoint FFLAA 58 (£379.99) (81L), or the Indesit DAA 55 NFK (81L).

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Quite High Maximum Operating Temperature

Across all the fridges of this age and spec the maximum operating temperatures range from 5°C to 43°C, and the average maximum operating temperature is 39°C. At 43 degrees celcius, the ARL 6501 A+ has a fairly high maximum operating temperature compared to most of the other small total net capacity fridge freezers that were released around the same time as the ARL 6501 A+.

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Quite Long Cable Length

The shortest cable length of fridges of a comparable type and age to the ARL 6501 A+ is 1.5m and the longest is 2.5m. The Ignis ARL 6501 A+ has a quite long cable length (2.45 meters) compared to most of the other small total net capacity fridge freezers that were released more than two years ago.

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Five Fridge Shelves Baskets

Most fridges of this spec and age have between two and eight fridge shelves baskets, including the ARL 6501 A+ which has five fridge shelves baskets.

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Quite Low Minimum Operating Temperature

At only 10 degrees celcius, the ARL 6501 A+ has a fairly low minimum operating temperature compared to most of the other comparable spec fridge freezers that have been on the market for more than two years. The lowest minimum operating temperature of fridge freezers that are a comparable age to the ARL 6501 A+ is -18°C and the highest is 61°C.

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Shallow

Fridges of this age and spec have depths of between 440mm and 1,400mm, and the average depth is 580mm. The Ignis ARL 6501 A+ is quite shallow (only 545 millimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec fridges that were released more than two years ago.

If you are not concerned about having a deeper depth then you might also want to consider the Siemens KI86NAF30 (£313.30) (545mm).

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Narrow

The average width of fridges of this age and type is 560mm. With a width of only 504 millimeters, the ARL 6501 A+ is fairly narrow compared to most of the other small total net capacity fridge freezers that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The ARL 6501 A+ has one of the quieter noise levels (only 35 decibels) amongst comparable spec fridges of this age. The quietest noise level of fridges of this age and type is 5dB and the loudest is 47dB.

Fridges with a louder noise level that might be worth looking at include the Siemens KI77SAF30 (£850.12) (35dB).

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13 Reasons Against

Running Costs Are High

This Ignis fridge freezer has an efficiency rating of A+, however the average running cost of the ARL 6501 A+ is £703 over 24 years based on average energy prices, which makes it one of the less economic to run fridge freezers of this age and type.

Does Not Have a Super Cool Function

The ARL 6501 A+ does not have a super cool function. Most of the other fridge freezers of a comparable spec and age to the ARL 6501 A+ also do not have a super cool function.

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Does Not Have a Water Filter

Most fridge freezers of this type and age do not have a water filter. The Ignis ARL 6501 A+ is no exception to this as it too does not have a water filter.

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Does Not Have an Air Filter

Most comparable spec fridges that were released around the same time as the ARL 6501 A+ do not have an air filter. The ARL 6501 A+ is no exception to this as it too does not have an air filter.

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Does Not Have a Water Dispenser

Most fridges that have been around for more than two years do not have a water dispenser. The Ignis ARL 6501 A+ is no exception to this as it too does not have a water dispenser.

Alternative fridge freezers which also have a water dispenser that you might also want to consider include the Hotpoint-Ariston BDFS 242 AA (£210.60), or the Kenwood KFCD55W15 (£225.00).

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Does Not Have an Icemaker

The Ignis ARL 6501 A+ does not have an icemaker. Most of the other fridges that have been on the market for around the same time as the ARL 6501 A+ also do not have an icemaker.

We compared this fridge to all the other fridges with an icemaker and we think the Beko CSA 24032 (£344.96) is also worth considering.

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Does Not Feature Ice Crushing

The ARL 6501 A+ does not feature ice crushing. Most of the other small total net capacity fridge freezers that were launched more than two years ago also do not feature ice crushing.

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Does Not Have an AntiBacteria Function

Most small total net capacity fridge freezers that have been available for around the same time as the ARL 6501 A+ do not have an AntiBacteria function. The ARL 6501 A+ is no exception to this as it too does not have an AntiBacteria function.

Alternative fridge freezers which also have an AntiBacteria function that you might want to look at include the EKGC 16166 (£255.02), or the EKGC 16167 (£343.32) both from Amica.

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Does Not Have a Humidifier Function

Most small total net capacity fridge freezers that were launched more than two years ago do not have a humidifier function. The ARL 6501 A+ is no exception to this as it too does not have a humidifier function.

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Only Three Door Balconies

The ARL 6501 A+ is a three door balcony fridge. Most of the other fridges of a comparable type and age to the ARL 6501 A+ have between one and four door balconies.

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Only One Vegetable Drawer

Most fridges of a comparable age and spec to the ARL 6501 A+ have between one and two vegetable drawers, including the Ignis ARL 6501 A+ which has one vegetable drawer.

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Quite High Energy Usage

Fridge freezers that came out around the same time as the ARL 6501 A+ have energy usages of between 0.22kWh/24h and 240kWh/24h. With an energy usage of 0.819 kilowatts hour per 24 hours, the Ignis ARL 6501 A+ has one of the higher energy usages amongst similar spec fridges of this age.

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Quite High Electric Current

The average electric current of fridges of this spec and age is 9.8A, and the electric currents range from 0.4A to 16A. At 16 ampere, the Ignis ARL 6501 A+ has a quite high electric current compared to most of the other fridges that are a similar age to the ARL 6501 A+.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Ignis ARL 6501 A+

Average Height

At 1,770 millimeter, the Ignis ARL 6501 A+ has a relatively typical height compared to most of the other comparable spec fridges that have been available for around the same time as the ARL 6501 A+.

Other fridge freezers with a taller height that you might want to look at include the Bosch KIN86AF30 (£1,180.00) (1,770mm).

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Average Net Fridge Capacity

At 195 liters, the ARL 6501 A+ has a relatively standard net fridge capacity compared to most of the other similar spec fridge freezers that have been available for around the same time as the ARL 6501 A+.

Fridge freezers with a larger net fridge capacity that might be worth considering include the Whirlpool ART 6500 (£331.99) (197L).

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This fridge was released over two years ago.

Average Storage Time During Power Failure

With a storage time during power failure of 19 hours, the ARL 6501 A+ has a pretty typical storage time during power failure compared to most of the other similar spec fridges that were launched around the same time as the ARL 6501 A+.

If you want a fridge with a longer storage time during power failure then you might also want to consider the Hotpoint FFLAA 58 (£379.99) (19.5h), the Miele KFN 37692 iDE (£1,749.99) (20h), or the Hoover HDCN 182 (£429.99) (20h).

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Specification

Design
Case Design
Colour
Door Hinge
Compressor
Shelve Material
Built-In Display
Reversible Door
Performance
Total Net Capacity
Noise Level
Maximum Operating Temperature
Minimum Operating Temperature
Climate Class
Total Gross Capacity
Fridge
Net Fridge Capacity
Door Balcony
Vegetable Drawer
Fridge Shelve Basket
Fridge Automatic Defrost Function
Fridge Gross Capacity
Freezer
Net Freezer Capacity
Storage Time During Power Failure
Freezer Shelve/basket
Star Rating
Freezer Capacity
Gross Freezer Capacity
Freezer Position
Ergonomics
Cable Length
Power
Electric Current
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Annual Energy Consumption
Energy Usage
Connected Load
Energy Efficiency Class
Weight & Dimensions
Width
Height
Depth
Package Weight
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Installation Compartment Height
Installation Compartment Depth
Required Installation Compartment Width

Running Cost

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Total running cost over 10 years £702.65
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Energy Rating
3.5T
Running this fridge freezer over 10 years will generate 3.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
90
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 90 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers arl6501a
Barcodes 08003437040535

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