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LEC CF250L
CF250LW

£245.00
LEC CF250L
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Features
Good Features
73
Popularity
Widely Available
91
Value for Money
Excellent
70
Age
3 Years Old
69
Running Costs
£650 Over 10 Years
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A good spec and very cheap 247L capacity freezer, with moderate running costs. It's very well designed but it has bad baskets and shelves.
247L Chest 1,164mm 830mm Mar 2015 A+
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Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the LEC CF250L number 58 in medium freezers and number 177 across all freezers.

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Popularity
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 79?

Looking across the entire Hisense freezer range, the average reviews for all Hisense freezers are excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better freezers are available. View the latest freezers 2018.
This freezer has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £650 over 10 years are typical compared to the other 1,698 freezers that we have compared it to. View all energy saving freezers.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average freezer net capacity
CFC & HFC free
Ideal for use in outbuildings for extra freezer space
Electronic temperature controls make adjusting the temperature easy
Integrated LED lighting will illuminate your freezer
Higher than average noise level
Shorter than average storage time during power failure

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each freezer by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the freezer is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec freezers come to market, the older freezers will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Average Review Score

66%

of Customers Would Recommend
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What Are People Saying About the LEC CF250L?

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How Good Are LEC Freezers?

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Features

Key Features

Higher Than Average Freezer Net Capacity
Higher Than Average Noise Level
Shorter Than Average Storage Time During Power Failure
Average Freezing Capacity
Only One Shelf / Basket
CFC & HFC Free
Has a Defrost Water Drain
Has a Thermostat
Has a Defrost Function
Larger Than Average Freezer Gross Capacity
Higher Than Average Freezer Net Capacity
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The LEC CF250L's freezer net capacity of 247L is in the highest 27% of all freezers when ordered by this feature. Freezers have freezer net capacities of between 22L and 1,000L, and the average freezer net capacity is 190L.

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Higher Than Average Noise Level

Freezers have noise levels of between 34dB and 61dB, and the average noise level is 41dB. The noise level of the LEC CF250L of 42dB is higher than average when compared to most other freezers. It is in the highest 29% of all freezers when ranked by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Storage Time During Power Failure

The storage time during power failure of the LEC CF250L of only 5h is very short compared to most other freezers. It is shorter than 99% of all freezers when sorted by this feature. The shortest storage time during power failure of freezers is 2h, the longest is 100h, and the average storage time during power failure is 26h.

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Average Freezing Capacity
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The LEC CF250L's freezing capacity of 15kg/24h is relatively standard compared to most other freezers. It is larger than 56% of all freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Only One Shelf / Basket

The LEC CF250L is a one shelf / basket freezer. Most of the other freezers have between one and nine shelves / baskets.

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CFC & HFC Free

The LEC CF250L is CFC & HFC free, unlike 92% of freezers which are not CFC & HFC free.

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Has a Defrost Water Drain

The LEC CF250L has a defrost water drain, unlike 93% of freezers which do not have a defrost water drain.

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Has a Thermostat

The LEC CF250L has a thermostat, which is unusual. 71% of freezers do not have a thermostat.

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Has a Defrost Function

The LEC CF250L has a defrost function. 73% of freezers do not have a defrost function.

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Larger Than Average Freezer Gross Capacity

Across all the freezers the freezer gross capacities range from 18L to 1,500L, and the average freezer gross capacity is 220L. The LEC CF250L's freezer gross capacity of 255L is larger than 66% of all freezers when sorted by this feature.

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Popularity

Popularity

The LEC CF250L is currently ranked number 177 across all freezers.
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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A freezer with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

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Age

Release Date

LEC released the CF250L in March 2015.

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When Are Most New LEC Freezers Released?

Over the last 3 years we couldn't see any clear trend in the release month for new LEC freezers. March was the biggest month in 2017 for new LEC freezers, with three new LEC freezers released that month. In 2016 most new LEC freezers were released in October, with three new LEC freezers released that month. The biggest month in 2015 for new LEC freezer releases was March, with 11 new LEC freezers released that month.

How Fast Do LEC Freezer Prices Drop After Release?

Most freezers drop in price by 1% in the first 6 months after release, however LEC freezers tend to depreciate faster. In the first 6 months after release, LEC freezers drop in price by 4% on average. That means a saving of £19 on a typical £473 new LEC freezer if you wait 6 months before buying.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This freezer is rated A+ for energy efficiency. Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 10 year running cost of the CF250L is £650, which is typical compared to the other 1,698 freezers.

Running Costs

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Electricity cost £654.82
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Total running cost over 10 years £654.82
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Energy Rating
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Running this freezer over 10 years will generate 3.0 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 77 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Manufacturer's Description

Top features:.

Ideal for use in outbuildings for extra freezer space.

Electronic temperature controls make adjusting the temperature easy.

Integrated LED lighting will illuminate your freezer.

Smartly designed moulded basket prevents rust from accumulating Ideal for use in outbuildingsWith a generous 250 litre capacity, this Lec CF250L Chest Freezer is perfect if you.

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LEC CF250L Specification

Key Features
Freezer Net Capacity
Type
Width
Height
Performance
Noise Level
Storage Time During Power Failure
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Climate Class
Thermostat
Star Rating
Freezing Capacity
Freezer Gross Capacity
Defrost Function
Design
Case Design
CFC & HFC Free
Shelf / Basket
Door Hinge
Colour
Control Type
Ergonomics
Defrost Water Drain
Interior Light
Power
Annual Energy Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Current
Connected Load
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Depth
Weight
Installation Compartment Dimensions (WxDxH)
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
Display
Display

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

lec leccfzcf250lwwh, cf250lmk2 cf250lw, guarantee cf250lw, 1 year cf250lw, lec cf250lmk2, lec 255litre, lec cf250lw

Barcodes

05052263023048, 05052263043695

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