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Miele FN 12540 S-1 Freezer

257L 697mm 1,555mm Freestanding Nov 2015
A+++
Freezer Net Capacity Width Height Case Design Release Date £385.40 Electricity cost over 10 years
Running costs are very low
Has a No Frost system
Has a temperature alarm

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Energy

Running Costs Are Very Low

This freezer is rated A+++ for energy efficiency, and the FN 12540 S-1 is in the cheapest 7% of all 32 high freezer net capacity freezers that were released more than a year ago that we have analysed for 24 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 24 year running cost of the FN 12540 S-1 is £386.


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Released Over a Year Ago

It was November 2015 when Miele released the FN 12540 S-1.


Ergonomics

Has a Temperature Alarm

The FN 12540 S-1 has a temperature alarm. Most of the other freezers of this age and spec also have a temperature alarm.

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Has a Door Open Alarm

The FN 12540 S-1 has a door open alarm, as do most of the other freezers of this spec and age.

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Design

Has a Reversible Doors

The FN 12540 S-1 has a reversible doors. Most of the other freezers of a comparable spec and age to this freezer also have a reversible doors.

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Performance

Has a No Frost System

The FN 12540 S-1 has a No Frost system. Most of the other similar spec freezers that have been available for a comparable time to this freezer also have a No Frost system.

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Very Long Storage Time During Power Failure

With a storage time during power failure of 34 hours, the Miele FN 12540 S-1 has a very long storage time during power failure compared to most of the other freezers of a similar spec and age to this freezer. High freezer net capacity freezers that were launched around the same time as this freezer have storage time during power failures of between 8h and 45h.

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Very Low Noise Level

The lowest noise level of freezers of this spec and age is 38dB, the highest is 45dB, and the average noise level is 41dB. With a noise level of only 39 decibels, the FN 12540 S-1 has a quite low noise level compared to most of the other comparable spec freezers that have been on the market for around the same time as this freezer.

If you don't mind having a higher noise level then you might want to look at the Siemens iQ500 (£369.99) (41dB), or the Liebherr G 3513 (£649) (40dB).

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257 Liters Freezer Net Capacity

This is a 257 liters net capacity freezer.

Freezers with a higher freezer net capacity that might be worth looking at include the Hotpoint UI8F1CWUK (£489) (260L), or the Miele FN12827S (261L).

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04002514856223, 04002515237489

Miele FN 12540 S-1 Review Sources

To prepare this Miele FN 12540 S-1 review we compared this freezer to 712 other models. For each freezer that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 95,846 product attributes, 618 freezer reviews and 1,064,700 historical freezer prices from 95 freezer retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this freezer compared to the other models as well as any areas where this freezer is lacking.

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