Thor Kitchen HWC2402U 24″ Built-in Wine Cooler
Metallic silver Thor Kitchen HWC2402U is a late 2017 release 24-inch size large built-in wine cooler with two zones and separate doors, that can accommodate up to 66 regular Bordeaux type wine coolers. It can be used both as standalone or built-in wine cooling unit, having a beautiful design in stainless steel.
The large 170-liter net capacity can accommodate 66 regular sized and shaped wine bottles on its 12 flat chromed metal shelves that slide out smoothly. Thor Kitchen Cooler has an R134a or R600a refrigerant and offers a 130-watt input power. It has an adjustable thermostat and you can set the temperature between 5 to 18 degrees Celsius (41 and 64.4 degrees Fahrenheit) in its dual zones with separate blue LED-backlit touchpad digital control panels.
You can get both the Celsius and Fahrenheit readouts by pressing the C/F buttons on the left. There are two light switches for the white LED lights inside, two blue LED-backlit displays, and temperature up and down buttons. The tempered and smoked dual pane glass doors on both sides help protect your wine bottles from exterior conditions and the loss of cool air so the cooler does not overwork. It runs rather quietly and you’ll hardly notice it is there.
The seamless stainless steel handles on the stainless steel door frame design give it a beautiful professional look. The two doors open in the center so you have access to two zones. You can put your white bottles on one side and the red bottles on the other to keep each chilled in their optimal temperature zones. This is an energy efficient and no frost cooling unit as there are two fans circulating inside as you can see in the photos.
As a relatively large capacity cooler, it measures 23.4 x 22.4 x 34.25 inches and has a net weight of 86kg (190 pounds). We can not see locks on the doors but an optional security lock system is mentioned in product features. You can store your water, soda and beer bottles and cans as well as your wine bottles in this great cooler. The good quality solid shelves are removable and adjustable and you can take out a shelf or two if you wish to put in any different shaped or larger bottles.
Thor Kitchen HWC2402U is a high-end cooler but there is no humidity control in it if you want something even higher end for the very expensive wines you want to age but is suitable for any wines you wish to consume within the next two years or so. After the delivery, you just need to follow the instructions and install the door handles, which is easy to do. It holds the certifications by different authorities like CE, ETL, CB, ROHS for safety, health and environmental friendliness, and is totally FCKW and HFC free. And it comes with a warranty of one year by the manufacturer if anything doesn’t go as planned within these first twelve months.