kbice FDFM1JA01 Self-Dispensing Nugget Ice Machine
Good ice just became even better. A personal supply of nugget ice is now available from a home ice maker at the push of a button. Without a scoop, kbice self-dispenses cooling, chewy nugget ice directly into your drink. Enjoy family-friendly, healthy eating activities without ever leaving your house.
- This unit is designed for countertop use only.
- Never block the air vent on the left side.
- This unit is designed to be in operation in an area with a maximum ambient temperature of 80°F, 26°C. Warmer ambient temperature will result in reduced ice quality and product.
- Never operate this unit in direct sunlight.
- Allow for a minimum clearance of 12 inches on the left side, ½ inch on the right, 2 inches on the back, and ½ on the top of clearance on the left side, to ensure proper unit function.
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- Display Panel
- Ice Dispense Point
- Water Port for Funnel
- Reservoir Cover
- Air Vent
- Water Drip Tray
- Power Cord
- Drain Tube Plugs/Holder
It is required that you connect this unit only to a GFCI-protected receptacle. It is strongly recommended that you do not use an adapter to connect this unit because of safety hazards.
WATER We recommend using distilled, bottled, OR filtered water, as this will improve the performance of the machine. Tap water with a hardness of <100 PPM is also acceptable. The machine will NOT produce ice and will automatically go into clean mode if tap water with a hardness > 100 PPM is used
NOTE Do NOT add water until the Water Level red LED flashes. Do NOT overfill the reservoir, otherwise, it may overflow when the ice melts completely.
USE OF DISPENSER
- Filling the water reservoir for the first time use
- Remove the reservoir cover by simultaneously pulling from the left and right side toward you
- Add water to MAX WATER FILL and then replace the cover.
- Do not plug in until you have filled the water to max fill line
- Plug the unit into a power
- Flushing the unit for the 1st time
- Plug the unit into power.
- Press and hold the Clean button for 3 seconds to start the Cleaning mode
- Unplug the unit when the flushing process is complete (it takes 30 minutes and the Cleaning LED goes off).
- Pull the drain tubes with plugs/holders out of the unit back and remove the plugs/holders to release water.
- Replace the plugs/holders and put the tubes with plugs/holders back into the unit.
- Making ice for the 1st time. IMPORTANT
- We recommend using distilled, bottled, OR filtered water, as this will improve the performance of the machine. Tap water with a hardness of <100 PPM is also acceptable. The device will NOT produce ice if tap water with a hardness > 100 PPM is used
- Unplug the machine
- Remove the reservoir door and fill the machine by sight to the max fill line on the back of the water reservoir.
- Replace the cover and plug the unit into power.
- Press the Make Nuggets button once and wait for the Making Ice LED to flash slowly
FIRST TIME USE
Dispense several cups of ice and discard them.
Using the funnel
- Insert the funnel into the water port
- Add distilled, bottled, OR filtered water until the Water Level LED button illuminates in green. You will hear 5 beeps.
- Remove the funnel to close port
Note: The funnel is Packed Inside the Reservoir
FAQs kbice FDFM1JA01 Self-Dispensing Nugget Ice Machine
What is the kbice FDFM1JA01 Self-Dispensing Nugget Ice Machine?
The kbice FDFM1JA01 Self-Dispensing Nugget Ice Machine is a specific model of ice machine designed to produce and dispense nugget ice. It is manufactured by kbice, a company known for its ice machines and related products.
What is nugget ice?
Nugget ice, also known as chewable ice or pellet ice, is a type of ice that is soft and chewable. It is formed by compressing ice flakes into small, cylindrical or pellet-shaped pieces. Nugget ice is popular for its ability to retain the flavor of drinks and its enjoyable texture.
What are the dimensions of the kbice FDFM1JA01 Self-Dispensing Nugget Ice Machine?
The exact dimensions may vary, but typically, the kbice FDFM1JA01 has a compact size with approximate dimensions of 16 inches (width) x 24 inches (height) x 34 inches (depth). However, it’s always recommended to refer to the product specifications or consult the manufacturer for accurate dimensions.
Is the kbice FDFM1JA01 Self-Dispensing Nugget Ice Machine suitable for commercial use?
Yes, the kbice FDFM1JA01 Self-Dispensing Nugget Ice Machine is designed to meet the needs of both residential and commercial settings. Its compact size and continuous ice production make it suitable for small to medium-scale commercial applications, such as offices, convenience stores, and cafes.
Are there any specific maintenance requirements for the kbice FDFM1JA01 Self-Dispensing Nugget Ice Machine?
Like any ice machine, the kbice FDFM1JA01 requires regular maintenance to ensure optimal performance. This typically involves cleaning the machine, sanitizing the ice bin, and checking the water filtration system. The specific maintenance instructions should be outlined in the user manual provided by the manufacturer. It’s important to follow these guidelines to keep the machine in good working condition and maintain the quality of the ice it produces.
How much nugget ice can the kbice FDFM1JA01 Self-Dispensing Nugget Ice Machine produce?
The production capacity of the kbice FDFM1JA01 Self-Dispensing Nugget Ice Machine can vary depending on the specific model and settings. Generally, these machines are capable of producing a significant amount of nugget ice per day. The exact production capacity should be specified in the product specifications provided by the manufacturer. It’s important to consider your ice usage requirements and choose a machine that meets your needs.
Does the kbice FDFM1JA01 Self-Dispensing Nugget Ice Machine require a dedicated water line?
Yes, the kbice FDFM1JA01 Self-Dispensing Nugget Ice Machine typically requires a dedicated water line for continuous ice production. The water line is connected to a water supply, allowing the machine to have a constant flow of water to produce ice. It’s important to ensure that you have access to a suitable water source near the installation location of the machine.
Is the kbice FDFM1JA01 Self-Dispensing Nugget Ice Machine energy-efficient?
The energy efficiency of the kbice FDFM1JA01 Self-Dispensing Nugget Ice Machine can vary depending on factors such as its design, insulation, and compressor efficiency. While specific information about its energy efficiency rating may not be readily available, it’s always a good idea to look for Energy Star certified appliances as they meet specific energy efficiency guidelines. Additionally, some ice machines may offer energy-saving features such as timers or sensors to optimize energy consumption. It’s recommended to check the product specifications or consult the manufacturer for detailed information about the energy efficiency of this particular model.
Can the kbice FDFM1JA01 Self-Dispensing Nugget Ice Machine store ice?
Yes, the kbice FDFM1JA01 Self-Dispensing Nugget Ice Machine typically has an ice storage bin integrated into its design. The ice produced by the machine is stored in this bin until it is dispensed. The capacity of the ice storage bin can vary depending on the model, and it’s important to consider your ice usage requirements when selecting a machine. Some models may also have options for additional storage capacity or the ability to connect external ice storage bins.
How noisy is the kbice FDFM1JA01 Self-Dispensing Nugget Ice Machine during operation?
The noise level of the kbice FDFM1JA01 Self-Dispensing Nugget Ice Machine can vary depending on the specific model and individual preferences regarding noise tolerance. Generally, ice machines produce some level of noise during operation due to the compressors, fans, and water pumps. However, efforts are often made to minimize noise levels in commercial and residential settings. It’s recommended to check the product specifications or consult the manufacturer for information on the noise level or any noise reduction features of this particular model.
Where can I purchase the kbice FDFM1JA01 Self-Dispensing Nugget Ice Machine?
The kbice FDFM1JA01 Self-Dispensing Nugget Ice Machine may be available for purchase through various channels. You can check with local appliance stores, kitchen equipment suppliers, or online retailers that specialize in ice machines or commercial kitchen equipment. Additionally, you may want to visit the kbice website or contact their customer support for information on authorized dealers or distributors in your area.
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