To enjoy a continuous flow of ice for your parties, a perfect high-quality ice making machine is a must to have. The Ice-O-Matic GEMU090 is an efficient under-counter self-containing ice machine that will not let you compromise with the amount and quality of ice produced. It provides you with non-stop ice production along with satisfactory results. It will help you attain desired results by making a large quantity of ice with its high capacity. We have bought this ice maker in our home to test all of its efficiency and, at the same time, its performance level. Upon analyzing, here in this Ice O Matic GEMU090 Ice Maker review, we presented our views covering both positive and negative sides of this unit.
The IceOMatic GEMU090 is one of the topmost ice-making machines with a built-in ice storing capacity that can produce up to 85lbs of ice in 24hrs. This ice producer gives ice cubes that are clear and attractive as they come in pearl and nugget shapes. This machine’s build-up is sturdy and robust to sustain any handling. It can be easily and quickly placed under any counter at party suites, offices, cafes, restaurants, or any such places. With its whisper-quiet operation, this ice maker helps to maintain the decorum of a place where it is kept. Its large self-containing bin stores up to 22lbs of ice at once. With a 115V plug-in, it does not call for many complexities to install or to operate.
Ice O Matic GEMU090 Ice Maker Review 2021
1. Ice Production Capability
We know that every customer usually wants their ice maker to produce ice cubes to serve for any purpose effectively. But, most regular ice makers fail to satisfy their customers’ needs as they produce insufficient ice cubes. If we talk about this Ice-O-Matic GEMU090 ice maker’s ice production capacity, it is relatively more than what other large machines might offer. Producing 85lbs of ice in 24hrs, this smart IceOMatic ice machine GEMU090 gives you sufficient ice to stock up for your parties, bars, or breakout places.
Soft nugget ice cubes that are produced are chewable and do not hurt your mouth. With its large storing capacity, this GEMU090-pearl self-contained ice machine can hold about 22lbs of ice very comfortably. This reduces the stress of keeping the bulk ice in our refrigerator every time. Thus, this enormous production as well as storing capacity lets you enjoy your party with an uninterrupted flow of ice.
2. Installation Type
This GEMU090-pearl self-contained ice machine is compatible with being able to be placed under counters anywhere as per one’s convenience. Since it comes with front ventilation, it lets you keep it anywhere, like under your standard counters.
This ice maker has not only this fantastic facility but also its unit with the perfect finish is complete in itself and provides freestanding installation as well. Thus, you need not face any trouble setting up this device as it provides you the flexibility of multiple installing provisions.
3. Smart Air Condensing Technology
When buying any product, primarily an electronic device, it is very important to know its cooling capability if it heats up. It might be a potential threat if the machine couldn’t cool itself, which is commonly seen in many ice makers. But thanks to this ice maker, one can breathe in a sigh of relief as it comes with a smart air condensing technology.
This Ice O Matic GEMU090 pearl ice machine is equipped with an air cooled condensing unit and R-134a refrigerant that prevents itself from heating when used continuously, giving you efficient results. The self-contained condenser makes it an ideal fit for both residential and commercial purposes without any complaints. It is due to this smart air condensing technology that this ice-making machine does not require any breaks to cool down as compared to other ice-making devices that are needed to be given regular intervals.
4. Ice Cube Type
This ice producer can offer ice cubes that could be chewed as well without hurting one’s mouth. It lets you enjoy your drinks along with the soft chewable ice. The pure ice technology ensures that the ice produced is pure and soft without causing any health issues.
So, you can easily chew its ice cubes with your teeth without getting hurt, as generally happens with most of the square-shaped ice cubes that are produced by most other standard ice makers. The soft nuggets or pearl ice produced is free from any odor or bacteria and makes it free from any stale smell. Thus, for better and satisfactory results to get perfect ice cubes with pure ice technology, it is recommended to use filtered water.
5. Included Ice Scoop
To make things easier and quicker for its customers, this Ice O Matic ice maker does not let you get stuck up while retrieving the ice from this ice machine. At times when hosting a party, an ice scoop is a must-included accessory. Generally, when one purchases their ice machine, they have to buy their ice scoop separately. But this ice machine is one step ahead to provide more utility for its customers.
It comes with an included ice scoop that makes it simpler to take the ice cubes out from this machine, thereby speeding up your work and providing you with all the comfort. Simply put the ice scoop inside its storing bin, and you are there with the ice cubes ready to put directly in the glasses or the container as you may wish.
6. Product Warranty
The performance efficiency and the manufacturer’s confidence in the product solely lie in the warranty they provide. To provide you with ease and build-up your trust, this Ice O Matic ice machine GEMU090 comes with 2-year commercial parts and labor warranty plus a 1-year residential parts and labor warranty.
Equipped with this warranty, this ice producer becomes more trustworthy by providing an appropriate service that every customer would love to have. Thus, we were satisfied with the IceOMatic ice maker, as it comes with a warranty as expected.
- Brand Name : Ice-O-Matic
- Model Number : GEMU090
- Product Dimensions : 22.62 x 14.87 x 33.37 inches
- Installation Type : Undercounter
- Capacity : 22 Pounds
- Color : Silver
- Material : Stainless Steel
- Voltage : 115v
- Item Weight : 133.0 pounds
- Warranty Description : 1 year warranty
What We Like About Ice O Matic Ice Machine GEMU090?
With a stainless steel alluring look, GEMU090 Ice-O-Matic ice machine gave a classy and aesthetic appearance to our eyes when we looked at it for the first time. It’s simple and shining look makes this the Best commercial ice maker one could think of. The design is effortless and decent and makes it an ideal fit for under counters or even when kept outdoors. It maintains the aura of the place where it is kept by not giving it the box look.
Just in the first experience with this best undercounter ice maker, we could quickly figure it out to be healthy and durable enough. Since the mechanical parts are made of high-quality materials and the outer stainless steel unit gives it a longer life. It made us happy to see its greater life expectancy than we could think of. Simplicity in design adds to its strength and prevents any wear and tear that may occur due to the sharp edges.
Easy to install
This ice maker’s freestanding or the built-in type installation does not involve much effort to be made for its installing process. With the help of its user guide that very clearly stated all the step by step process for its easy setup, we could very comfortably fix this unit on our own without the need of an expert individual. It did not take much time and could be done very quickly.
The significant advantage that this built in ice maker gave us is its tranquil operation process. While working with this ice-making machine, we were not hindered or interrupted with its operational process. Because it did not produce any noise or sounds that may seem unpleasant. Thus, it becomes the best suitable machine with its noiseless operations. It can even be left working overnight without creating any disturbance.
With a more straightforward operating function, this product does not involve any complicated process to start or stop and can be easily operated by anyone. As we opened the door of this ice producer, we could see two buttons. One for on/off and the other for cleaning/reset. We just pressed the button, and the ice production started automatically. The indicators will let you know when the process is going on, or the machine is out of water.
What We Dislike About It?
Lacks Drain Plug
IceOMatic ice making machine gets you in trouble if you do not have a floor drain where you are installing it. When we started with this machine, it came to our notice that it lacks a built-in drain plug to drain off the excess water. It needs to be purchased separately. This made us a little disappointed, but we had no other option than to compromise as it offers reliable results.
We must say that this Ice O Matic model GEMU090 came in a bit expensive to us. Although it had offered us all the high-quality features and satisfactory results. When we checked this product for the price, we felt it slightly to be on a higher side when compared to other such models. But then again, with the quality performance it gives, you have to pay well for better results. It offers uncompromised products.
The cleaning process for this IceOMatic ice making machine GEMU090 is quite simple as it does not involve any special efforts to be made. For specific instructions to clean, you can refer to the user manual once.
Unfortunately, not exactly. This Ice O Matic GEMU090 ice making machine is actually 15″ in width.
This Ice-O-Matic 22 pounds ice maker is approximately 33-34″ tall.
This Ice-O-Matic GEMU090 22lbs ice maker is not a perfect fit for mounting a cabinet door on this. It only comes with a stainless steel door.
Finally, with its advanced working technology, this Ice-O-Matic GEMU090 pearl ice machine is the best under counter product available in the market. Its compact built allows you to comfortably set up beneath the counters. It even works well when kept in open spaces as it is outdoor compatible. Owing to its large production capacity, this machine will not let you compromise with the chilling and refreshing drinks that are the critical ingredient for any party. It will give you the desired and competent results when using for household or commercial purposes. It works well for party venues or large cafes by letting you store ice in bulk.
Ice-O-Matic GEMU090 air condensing unit pearl self-contained ice machine does all of its operations in absolute tranquility. So, this noiseless, efficient ice producing machine could be an ideal choice for you if you face common ice issues for organizing parties or for your interests. If asked for our opinion, we highly suggest you this ice maker. It satisfies you with its high performance and reliability. We are glad that you gave a try for our review. Because we have taken great care in fabricating it with our own experience, which is true to its best. Hope you find this Ice O Matic GEMU090 Ice Maker review helpful to quest your questions. Happy shopping!