Danby DCR34 3.2 Cubic Foot Compact Refrigerator with Freezer

 Danby dcr34 mini fridge

The Danby DCR34 3.2 Cubic F00t Compact Refrigerator with Freezer has been designed to give the most storage in a well designed fridge unit which is counter height, and can be adjusted to the required height to fit in with your décor. This mini fridge is ideal for a dorm, lunchroom, office or home. It has a scratch resistant top for extra useable bench space or work area. The door opening is reversible and the door handle is recessed for compactness and it has a flush back to neatly fit into most areas.

The Danby compact refrigerator has an adjustable thermostat and the defrost system is push button which is handy. Also included is Danby’s patented Canstor® drink dispensing system, plus an area for the taller bottles like soda and fizz etc.  There is a special egg storage area, and adjustable shelves in the door, this Danby compact refrigerator can store 8 cans. The main shelving includes two full shelves and a half shelf and these are coated wire shelves.  The freezer compartment is the full width of the mini fridge.

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This Danby compact refrigerator model is available in black or white and its dimensions are: Height 32.9 inches; Width 17.6 inches; Depth 18.6 inches. It  comes with a 12 months parts and labor in home service warranty.

Danby  Compact Refrigerator Features and Specifications:

  • Adjustable counter height fridge
  • 3.2 cubic foot  capacity
  • Mechanically adjusted thermostat
  • Wide freezer section with handy push button defrost system
  • This Danby compact refrigerator has patented Canstor® drink dispensing system
  • Two full Chromed wire shelves and one half shelf for maximizing storage potential. Plus an egg storage area.
  • Special area for taller bottles like fizz bottles.
  • Door can be swung from left and right for convenience.
  • The door handle is recessed, and the door shelves are adjustable.
  • The top of the mini fridge can be used as a work bench etc. because it has a scratch resistant surface.
  • The flush design of the back of the mini fridge allows it to fit more snugly into areas.
  • The warranty is 12 month parts and labor ? in home.
  • Dimensions: H 32.9 inches; W 17.6 inches; D 18.6 inches

Danby  Compact Refrigerator Reviews

Of the reviews we researched for the Danby compact refrigerator the message came through that this was a popular and well designed mini fridge. Of the reviewers 60% gave it a five and 40% gave it a four.

The quietness of the machine was commented on even when it started its cycle there was no extra sound. Others found the lack of vibration impressive which meant that ?stuff? stacked on top like coffee machines, coffee cups or drinking glasses didn?t rattle at all.

Although not unanimous, most found that for its size and thus purpose the storage capacity of the Danby compact refrigeratorwas very good. Some people did comment on the small size of the freezer unit but found that even on half power the freezer froze! More likely the freezer unit would be for flatter objects like popsicles, pizza cartons etc. Comment was made that the ice cube tray was way too small.


OK a mini fridges like the Danby compact refrigerator will have compromises to make them work well, but some people didn’t like the dedicated area for tall bottles or the drink dispenser because they didn’t drink soda etc., but other uses can be found for these areas with a bit of imagination.

It appears that this mini fridge is reliable and does the job most people expected it to. To some it seemed larger than they imagined but was compact and fitted into confined spaces well. The general look and design aspects of the Danby compact refrigerator were liked.

So in light of the reviews we went through, and the proportion of positive responses, the Danby Compact Refrigerator gets our recommendation at Position 2.


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