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Smeg FAB30LB1

Smeg FAB30LB1 Fridge Freezer

293L 229L 600mm 1,688mm May 2013
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1 Reason For

Quite Quiet Noise Level

The FAB30LB1 has one of the quieter noise levels (only 38 decibels) amongst fridge freezers of this age. The noise levels of fridges that have been around for a comparable time to the FAB30LB1 range from 34dB to 48dB, and the average noise level is 41dB.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 38dB noise level fridge freezers currently available including because of it's better review score, the Gorenje RF60309[plb_401701_price].

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15 Reasons Against

Smeg Only Has Poor Reviews for Its Fridge Freezers

We checked the user and expert reviews of hundreds of fridges to determine an average rating for each fridge freezer manufacturer. On average fridge freezers from Smeg have poor reviews from owners and experts.

Quite Small Freezer Net Capacity

The FAB30LB1 has one of the smaller freezer net capacitys (only 64 liters) amongst similar spec fridges of this age. The average freezer net capacity of medium total net capacity fridges that are a comparable age to the FAB30LB1 is 83L.

If this fridge freezer net capacity is not large enough for you then you might also want to look at the Siemens KG36NSW31[plb_2601926_price] (66L).

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Quite Short Storage Time During Power Failure

With a storage time during power failure of only 15 hours, the FAB30LB1 has one of the shorter storage time during power failures amongst medium total net capacity fridges of this age. The storage time during power failures of medium total net capacity fridges that have been around for more than two years range from 4.5h to 46h.

If this fridge storage time during power failure is too short for you then you might want to consider the KFC60W15[pl_2962336_price] (16h), or the KFC60B15[pl_2962334_price] (16h) both from Kenwood.

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Does Not Have an Air Filter

The FAB30LB1 does not have an air filter. Most of the other comparable spec fridges that were launched more than two years ago also do not have an air filter.

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Does Not Have a Super Cool Function

Like most of the other fridges of this age and spec, the FAB30LB1 does not have a super Cool function.

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Does Not Have a Water Filter

Most fridge freezers that were launched around the same time as the FAB30LB1 do not have a water filter. The FAB30LB1 is no exception to this as it too does not have a water filter.

Other fridge freezers which also have a water filter that you might also want to look at include the Bosch KGW36XL30S[plb_2362515_price], or the Siemens KG36WXL30S[plb_2373670_price].

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Does Not Have a Water Dispenser

The FAB30LB1 does not have a water dispenser, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other fridges of a comparable spec and age to the FAB30LB1 also do not have a water dispenser.

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Does Not Have an Icemaker

The Smeg FAB30LB1 does not have an icemaker. Most of the other medium total net capacity fridges that were released more than two years ago also do not have an icemaker.

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Does Not Feature Ice Crushing

The FAB30LB1 does not feature ice crushing, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other fridges that have been around for more than two years also do not feature ice crushing.

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Does Not Have an AntiBacteria Function

The FAB30LB1 does not have an AntiBacteria function, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other fridges that have been available for a similar time to the FAB30LB1 also do not have an AntiBacteria function.

There are a number of alternative fridges which also have an AntiBacteria function which you might want to look at including the Samsung RB31FERND[plb_1589099_price].

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Does Not Have a Humidifier Function

The FAB30LB1 does not have a humidifier function, although this is within the context that most of the other fridges of this age and type also do not have a humidifier function.

It is worth considering other fridges which also have a humidifier function including the Siemens KG36VUL31[plb_2360295_price].

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Quite Small Freezing Capacity

With a freezing capacity of only 3 kilograms per 24 hours, the FAB30LB1 has a quite small freezing capacity compared to most of the other fridge freezers of a comparable spec and age to the FAB30LB1. The average freezing capacity of medium total net capacity fridges that have been available for a similar time to the FAB30LB1 is 8.6kg/24h.

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Very Small Total Gross Capacity

With a total gross capacity of only 296 liters, the FAB30LB1 has one of the smaller total gross capacitys amongst medium total net capacity fridges of this age. Fridge freezers that have been available for a comparable time to the FAB30LB1 have total gross capacitys of between 280L and 640L.

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Only Three Fridge Number of Shelves/basketss

The FAB30LB1 is a three fridge number of shelves/baskets fridge. Most of the other fridge freezers that are a comparable age to the FAB30LB1 have between 2 and 10 fridge number of shelves/basketss.

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Only One Number of Vegetable Drawers

The FAB30LB1 is a one number of vegetable drawers fridge.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Smeg FAB30LB1

Running Costs Are OK

This fridge has an energy efficiency rating of A++. The FAB30LB1 is typical compared to the other 487 fridges of a comparable type and age that we have assessed for 24 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 24 year running cost of the FAB30LB1 is £499.

Average Fridge Net Capacity

With a fridge net capacity of 229 liters, the FAB30LB1 has a relatively average fridge net capacity compared to most of the other similar spec fridge freezers that are a comparable age to the FAB30LB1.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this fridge was released.

Specification

Design
Case Design
Colour of Product
Door Hinge
Built-In Display
Reversible Doors
Performance
Total Net Capacity
Noise Level
Water Dispenser
Climate Class
Total Gross Capacity
Fridge
Fridge Net Capacity
Bottle Rack
Egg Balcony
Number of Vegetable Drawers
Fridge Number of Shelves/baskets
Automatic Defrost (fridge)
Fridge Interior Light
Freezer
Freezer Net Capacity
Storage Time During Power Failure
Star Rating
Freezing Capacity
Freezer Position
Fresh Zone
Fresh Zone Compartment
Power
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Annual Energy Consumption
Connected Load
Energy Efficiency Class
Weight & Dimensions
Width
Height
Depth
Depth With Door Open
Depth Without Handle
Other Features
Form Factor
Defrost Function

Running Cost

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Total running cost over 10 years £498.20
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Energy Rating
2.5T
Running this fridge freezer over 10 years will generate 2.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
64
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 64 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers fab30lb1, smeg fab30lb1
Barcodes 08017709173937, 08017709177669

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