Summary: Manufacturer's packing leaves a lot to be desired. After 4 delivery attempts, I finally received an undamaged cooler. It fit perfectly where the old trash compactor had been. Looks great and so far it is working great.
Summary: We moved/downsized to a smaller home and were forced to sell our much larger U-Line wine refrigerator. Space limitations required that we buy two narrow (12" wide) Danby wine cellars, one for whites and the other for reds. I don't have them under-counter installed, I have them situated back to back at the end of a double width kitchen island. The exterior is black so you hardly notice they are there with our dark coutertops & dark wood cabinetry.
Summary: We had removed an old trash compactor from the original owner of our house and needed to fill this odd 12" opening in our cabinet. This wine cooler was perfect. Brainless to install, and runs great. Only complaint is that it's a bit noisy...
Summary: Huge quality difference between this and the $150 wine coolers available locally. It was the difference between a toy and an appliance. Quiet. Well built. I seriously wondered why I was paying three times as much...but I don't regret it a minute.
Summary: Danby is a well known maunfacturer in Canada, but unfortunately, this unit is made in China. It is compact and well made but a bit noisy, cycling on and off, not unlike many refrigerators. I wish there was front access to an on-off switch as certain period of times (vacation), I would prefer to shut the unit down. Well made, with quality fit and finish... it was the only built-in wine cooler that fit a 12-1/2" opening. Good temperature range.
Pros: Compact, Craftsmanship, Great Design
Cons: A bit noisy, Made in China, No accessible on-off