The Dometic CoolMatic CRX-50 Cabinet Fridge Freezer (Marine, Caravan, Motorhome or Campervan Refrigerator) is a cabinet fridge/freezer from the Coolmatic CRX series of 3-in-1 refrigerators. This new patented Dometic invention offers versatility where the freezer compartment can simply be pulled out to make room for a larger fridge or freezer. The desired temperature is set on the soft-touch control panel which is mounted flush in the inner wall and elegantly integrates the LED light. There’s smart electronics behind it: the system regulates the compressor speed and thus achieves energy savings up to 25%!
The savings are so great and the energy consumption is so low that it could potentially be run off solar panels! Also, due to the practically silent compressor technology it is still able to main temperatures of between 5-7 degrees even in the hot ambient temperatures of Europe.
Perfect for use in boats, campervans and caravans with all the features of the original, standard model together with the added benefit of being able to be used as a conventional fridge/freezer, full fridge or full freezer offering cooling, freezing or both at the same time!
The most space efficient cabinet fridge/freezer able to reduce the cabinets overall depth to fit into the most compact vehicles or compartments with minimal ventilation required from the vehicles actual living space (no need to vent outside the vehicle). For optimal utilisation of space on boats the CRX50 has a rear bevelled edge.
What is the difference between the Dometic CR50 and the Dometic CRX50 The CRX 50 keeps most of the same features but the main difference is that it has a removable freezer compartment. Therefore you can use the CRX50 as full fridge, full freezer or fridge/freezer combination...making it extremely versatile. The Dometic CRX50 also now features a slightly chamfered rear wall, this helps clear the strengthening pieces found in many vans at floor level, and also helps for a great fit in boats where the hull turns inwards near the bilges.
System - Condensation drainage via hose connection - Five temperature settings selectable via soft-touch control panel - 4 installation points for fastening from inside - Automatic reverse pole protection - Fully hermetic compressor with integrated control electronics - Low voltage protection / electronic fuse
Material - Body: with coated metal frame - Door frame: plastic - Fittings: stainless steel - Interior: plastic
Colour - Cabinet: black - Door frame: silver - Door panel: Matt-silver (brushed stainless steel appearance)
Quality Features - 3-in-1 solution with removable freezer compartment: cooling, freezing or both at the same time - Intelligent electronic control of the compressor speed – up to 25% less energy consumption - Fan speed automatically adjusts to the ambient temperature – minimal noise - Perfect temperature control due to new designed soft touch control panel - Bright LED light with infrared sensor - Door lock with dual function (locking / ventilation) - Door with stainless steel effect front (Easy-to-change decor panel) - Bevelled edge on the backside for optimal utilisation of space on board - Standard or flush-mount installation frame available as accessory -230-volt connection with low-priced mains adapter
COMPRESSOR TECHNOLOGY Details of distinguishing features:
- Excellent cooling performance even at extreme ambient temperatures - Refrigeration and deep-freezing - 12 / 24 / 100 – 240 volts - Low power consumption – suitable for solar operation - Battery protection - Quiet operation with little vibration - Independent of inclination
The Technical Bit
Compressor units operate using a refrigerant that changes from liquid to gaseous state in the evaporator. The evaporation extracts heat from the interior of the cooling unit – the temperature drops. The compressor draws in the refrigerant, compresses it and passes it on to the condenser. Here, the absorbed heat is released to the atmosphere. The refrigerant liquefies again and flows to the evaporator, where the cycle begins again.
6 Customer Reviews on Dometic CRX50 Coolmatic Fridge
by G.norman (19 Jun 2019)
On coldest setting it draws around 4a for 20 minutes of every hour, so approximately 32ah for a 24h period.
The freezer box is great, keeps ice and Magnums frozen.
Awesome little fridge.
Great Mobile Fridge
by Stephen Rockliffe (22 May 2018)
Fridge is good but difficult to pin point who power is supplied; only 12/24dc leads.
by Patrice Mestari (09 Oct 2017)
by Kevin Pitt (17 Aug 2017)
I had my VW T5 van converted and was recommended by fitter. Just took delivery last week and used on the weekend. I am glad I took the advice as this fridge is great. Nearly silent and also looks great with the Flush mounting kit. It is well designed and pretty good quality.
Bought for conversion
by James Maccy (27 Jul 2017)
Great price and quick delivery. Would recommend.
Bought For A Yacht.
by Ali L (17 Jul 2017)
Bought this for a yacht. It fits nicely under my chart table. You can fit a case of 20 bottles of larger in the main fridge and the ice box is amazing, I had ice in my g&t. I'm sure it will be equally as good at keeping food cold but as yet we haven't tried!
There is a lot of ice formation in the refrigerator. How can this be fixed?
Check that the door closes properly. You can easily test this yourself by placing a torch in the refrigerator. If you see a light slit along the edge of the door opening, then the door must be closed properly or newly hung.
Perhaps the thermostat is set higher than necessary. Or food with a high degree of saturation has been placed in the refrigerator, forming condensation on the evaporator. We recommend thawing the refrigerator and drying it properly. Afterwards, bear in mind these possible causes.
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