Running out of ice while having a perfect summer event is extremely frustrating. There is never enough ice while having a cocktail party, and a refrigerator literally cannot produce that. That is why we bought this VIVOHOME Ice Maker Machine, renowned for generating sufficient ice for any situation. After testing its efficiency, we were more than satisfied with all of its functionalities. It can give you enough ice that will surely make your house party the coolest one.
This Vivohome Countertop Ice Maker gives you the bullet-shaped small ice cubes that can fit into any bottle nozzles. In an average of 6-10 minutes, it can produce absolutely 26 lbs of ice cubes in 24 hours. This is designed for portable use so that it can be easily carried and used at different places like your kitchen, RVs, bars, restaurants, summer parties, cocktail parties, etc. It helps you monitor the ice-making process and ice level through a view window and indicate you by light. The Vivohome is favorably quiet too, so it does not disturb you anytime during the process, and there is no need for a complicated installation process. Just turn on the switch, add water, and “voilà,” a batch of ice ready in a few minutes. Sounds good, right?! Here are the detailed Vivohome 26 Lbs Ice Maker Review, with pros and cons and all.
VIVOHOME 26 lbs Ice Maker Review 2021
The design of this VIVOHOME Countertop Ice Maker Machine makes its usage more convenient. Due to its compact and lightweight design having dimensions 15 x 14.6 x 11.2 inches and 18.21 pounds weight, it is effortless to be carried even in RVs and boats. Its design includes an automatic overflow protection sensor that will save you from the overflow of ice which creates a mess.
This Vivohome Portable Automatic Ice Maker can be used in two size modes and is available in two colors, red and silver, that can be opted for according to your requirement. The design is extremely simple and fascinating, that it will not give customers a hard time understanding its use. Its stylish and elegant look will add a beautiful spark to any interior space.
2. See-through Window
It is quite difficult to open your ice maker again and again to check its working and ice level. It could also be a potential threat to your ice maker as it might get broken if you or any kids open your ice maker repeatedly.
That is why this VIVOHOME Portable Automatic Ice Cube Maker Machine has a view window or see-through window from which it is incredibly convenient to check the ice level in its basket and observe the ice production. Being a Table Top Ice Maker, this window makes it look more stylish on your counters or tables, and you can enjoy fresh and cold ice cubes in just a few minutes without any hassle.
3. Ice Production Capacity
Freezing plenty of ice in the refrigerator is challenging as well as time-consuming. And, many other typical ice makers may not produce sufficient ice cubes to meet all your ice necessities.
VIVOHOME Countertop Automatic Ice Cube Maker Machine can produce a total of 26 lbs of ice cubes in 24 hours and can give you ice cubes just within 6 minutes after adding water. So, you do not need to wait long to make your drink cool and refreshing. Also, while having a party, it won’t disappoint your guests due to the shortage of ice cubes. It will never let you run out of ice because of its enough ice production capacity in a short period of time.
4. Compressor and Drainage System
Most ice-making machines produce a lot of noise while operating. It might be annoying, and one may not dare to install such noise-making ice makers in their living rooms or while having a conversation with their guests.
But, this VIVOHOME 26 lb ice maker isn’t like others. It is designed with a compressor cooling system because of which it operates at a very low sound without bothering your special event or leisure time.An improper drainage system is a huge problem with many ice makers that can lead to poor ice quality and several faults in the machine. VIVOHOME Portable Automatic Ice Maker’s drainage system is at its bottom, which stores residual water keeping the area clean for making hygienic and fresh ice.
5. Indication Lights
This Vivohome Electric Automatic Home Ice Maker is smart enough to never make ice-production a headache for you. Firstly, the ice level can be monitored by its see-through window at the top of this machine, and indication lights are also available for a hassle-free process.
When the water level reaches 2.3 quarters, it means the reservoir is low. A red indicator light turns on and alerts you to add more water. When its ice bucket gets full, another indicator light turns on to remind you of removing ice from it so that more ice can be produced. This indication system makes the process of ice-making hassle-free and convenient for the user.
VIVOHOME 26 Pound Ice Maker Specs
- Brand: VIVOHOME
- Timer: 24 Hours
- Ice Capacity: 26 lbs
- Time Cycle: 6 minutes
- Ice Cube Shape: Bullet
- Power: 115V/60Hz
- Ice Making Current: 1.7A
- Package Dimensions : 14.75 x 14.5 x 11 inches
- Item Weight: 18.98 pounds
- Refrigerant: R600a 0.81Oz/23g
- Vesicant: C5H10
- Enclosure: Plastic
- Material: Stainless Steel
What We Like in VIVOHOME 26 Lb Ice Maker?
Convenient to use
This VIVOHOME ice maker manual makes it extremely convenient to use. We didn’t even need to look at its user instructions manual to operate it. We just put it on our counter, plugged it in, switched it on, poured water, and got the ice cubes in a few minutes. It has a straightforward operating process, making it a good choice for people who don’t like following several complicated steps in their user manual.
Makes ice quickly
Refrigerators and many ice-makers take a lot of time to produce ice cubes for you, but this VIVOHOME Electric Portable Compact Ice Maker takes only a few minutes. When we put water in it to prepare the first batch of ice cubes, it took only 6.5 minutes to do so. It can prepare up to 26 lbs of ice in a total of 24 hours.
Compact and lightweight
We were highly impressed by the fact that this best portable ice maker is easily maneuverable. It is small in size and weighs only 18.21 pounds because of which it can easily be carried along on trips. You just need to plug it and pour water to get plenty of ice for your drinks. So if you are a fan of travelling and cold drinks, it can help you get refreshing drinks anywhere.
Light indicators help the user to know what this machine requires at the spur of the moment. That is why this Ice Maker has several light indicators that tell us the status of this machine. While analyzing it, when this machine had a low water level, a red indicator light turned on to alert us to add more water to it, and when the ice bucket got full, another light turned on, alerting us to empty it so that more ice cubes could be produced. It also has a see-through window at the top, which helped us keep an eye on this ice maker’s working.
Easy to clean
This VIVOHOME Tabletop ice maker is extremely convenient to clean, and it favorably impressed us as it makes it easy to maintain hygiene and make ice. It has a drainage system at its machine’s bottom, which stores the residual water keeping its ice bucket clean. We tried to clean it thoroughly by washing its insides with water and wiped its outside with a wet towel clean, which was easy, by the way.
Getting such a good and efficient ice maker at a budget-friendly price is quite tricky. We got this VIVO HOME ice maker 26 lbs at a fair price under 150$. It is quite a good deal and has all the fantastic features that make it one of the best tabletop ice maker machines.
What We Dislike in it?
This Automatic Ice Maker doesn’t come with a warranty. It was disappointing for us as the customer has no choice but to invest more money if this machine gets faulty. The warranty assures the customer that he doesn’t need to worry about its efficiency for a limited period, but this ice-maker doesn’t have it.
Not completely quiet
Though this VIVOHOME ice machine has a compressor cooling system to produce minimal sound disturbance, it is not completely quiet. It produces a little bit of sound, disturbing some users who have toddlers at their houses. We didn’t quite like this thing in this ice maker.
The dimensions of this VIVOHOME ice machine is 15 x 14.6 x 11.2 inches.
Yes, you can use coffee instead of water in this VIVOHOME Countertop 26 lbs ice maker.
No, you don’t need any special type of water for this VIVOHOME Compact ICe machine. You can just pour normal filtered water to make ice out of it.
Yes, you can keep the ice in this VIVOHOME Electric Ice Maker Machine until you need it, but it needs to be transferred when the basket gets full, and you want the machine to keep producing more ice.
To clean this VIVOHOME Portable Ice Maker, you can wash it with water from the inside as that water can be drained out through its drainage system at the bottom of this machine. And from the outside, use a wet wipe or towel.
In the end, we would like to let you know the conclusion of our Vivohome 26 Lbs Ice Maker Review, that it is the best portable ice maker machine that we have tested so far. Because of its compactness and lightweight, it can easily be carried along to different places to keep getting ice cubes.
This VIVOHOME 26 pound ice maker is a good option for parties and bars because of its quick and efficient service. Being a smart ice-maker, it is incredibly convenient to monitor its working. Getting around 26 lbs of ice cubes in 24 hours is a good deal at its price. Its operational process is so simple that you don’t even need to use this VIVOHOME ice maker manual to follow any complicated steps. We highly recommend you to use this ice maker machine to have plenty of ice in a very less amount of time. Hope our article is sufficient enough to give a clear view of this product. Happy shopping!