Freezers: Compare features & prices Lec U5010W review http://www.which.co.uk/home-and-garden/kitchen/reviews/freezers/lec-u5010w/review/
This white, freestanding freezer from Lec fits under a kitchen worktop and benefits from transparent drawers, so you can quickly see what you've got in store. The U5010W needs to be defrosted manually and lacks some of the features found on more expensive models - but does it freeze food fast? Read on to find out.
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|Recommended thermostat setting|
|Quietness and vibration|
|Effects of a power cut|
|Ease of use|
|Ease of defrosting|
Compares energy use for each freezer taking size into account.
Recommended thermostat setting
The manufacturer's recommended thermostat setting should result in a temperature colder than -18°C. Fewer than two stars means you will have to adjust the thermostat setting until it matches the correct setting.
How closely the freezer maintains the correct temperature even when the room temperature changes. Five stars mean you won’t need to adjust the thermostat, while two stars means that you will.
Quietness and vibration
Five stars means the model is quiet, one star is noisy.
How reliable this brand of freezer is.
Ease of defrosting
How easy it is to collect defrosted water from the freezer. Models with top marks are frost-free.