RCA RIC102 Silver Compact Ice Maker Review

RCA RIC102 Silver Compact Ice Maker Review

RCA RIC102 Silver Compact Ice Maker Review

RCA RIC102-Silver Compact Ice Maker

The RCA RIC102-Silver Compact Ice Maker is a great appliance for campers with its high-quality and portable construction. This ice maker gives the option of two ice cube sizes and is quick to get going with the first batch ready in just six minutes.

Product Description

Ice capacity - The RCA RIC102-Silver has a useful ice capacity of 26lbs per day. It is a high performance machine that runs on a compressor cooling system to give the most efficient operation. Plus, it has the ability to hold up to 1.5lbs of prepared ice in the bottom basket. The unit gives the option to make ice cubes in a choice of two sizes to match the intended use.

Portability - This ice maker is built with a slick and compact design that makes it practical to not only place it in the kitchen or bar area at home, but also use on the go when camping or boating. The attractive silver finish means this appliance will easily complement most traditional or modern kitchens.

Digital control panel - The digital control panel with LED display makes the RCA RIC102-Silver a really user-friendly appliance. The built-in timer is a practical feature to operate at the preferred time and automatically turn off when the desired volume of ice is produced. A reliable timer means there is a lot less need to constantly monitor the performance of the ice maker.

Also, this unit gives an alert when the ice bucket is full and needs emptying, as well as when the water is drained and in need of refilling.

Quiet operation - The RCA ice maker is pretty quiet while producing the ice cubes. Even if left to run constantly, this unit isn't likely to be too much of an inconvenience.

Product Features

  • Prepare a batch of ice in 6 minutes
  • Ice bucket holds up to 1.5lbs of ice
  • User-friendly LED controls and alerts
  • Choice of 2 ice sizes (small: 6 minutes or large: 12 minutes)
  • Stylish finish in silver
  • Compressor cooling system
  • Operates at low noise

Pros

  • Fast ice production rate to make it practical for BBQs or pool parties
  • Relatively compact size to take up little kitchen counter space
  • Quiet operation (much like the low hum of a fan)
  • User-friendly design with plenty of options and alerts

Cons

  • Needs a really good wash before use or the first few batches of ice will taste quite unpleasant

Conclusion

Great ice maker for home or campers, the RCA RIC102-Silver ice maker really works great and is efficient at dropping the ice in the bucket within 6-7 minutes. It has a very quiet operation, although it will make the occasion screech during the refill cycle, but this is only short-lived and doesn't impact the overall performance.

Overall, the RCA RIC102-Silver is a small, efficient ice maker with great functionality and won't have too much difficulty in providing the required ice at home or when on the go.

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RCA RIC102 Silver Compact Ice Maker

RCA RIC102 Silver Compact Ice Maker
8.5

Time to make ice

9.0/10

Ice basket capacity

8.5/10

Ease of cleaning

8.0/10

Pros

  • Fast ice production
  • Relatively compact size
  • Quiet operation

Cons

  • Initial unpleasant taste to ice cubes
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Hi there, my name is Stuart and I am the founder of Make Ice At Home. I love to party and especially on those hot summer days, ample supplies of ice to chill your drinks is essential. I aim to bring you the news and reviews of the Best Ice Makers on the market. Keep on chillin!

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