Igloo Compact Portable Ice Maker Reviews

Igloo is a reliable ice maker. Its user-friendly features make it perfect for household use.

Intuitive Control Panel: It is pretty user-friendly as it has a colorful and easy to understand digital control panel which can be operated by almost anyone. In the control panel, you have the button for selecting your desired ice cube size. The green light beside the start button will be on if your ice maker is on. There are also indicators to alert you whenever you need to add water to the reservoir or whenever the ice chamber inside of the ice maker is full and you need to empty the ice maker. 


Wonderful Compact Design: It is a very compact and user-friendly product. Igloo Compact Ice Maker does not take up a lot of space. It is about 15 inches high and about 14.7 inches in depth. It weighs about 20.4 making it easily portable.

Igloo Compact Portable Ice Maker Reviews

Energy Saving Unit: Igloo Compact Ice Maker is an energy saving machine which will automatically stop working while the ice basket is full thus saving a lot of energy.

Clear Window Viewer: Igloo Compact Ice Maker comes with a clear viewing window on the top of the lid so you can check the water level and ice level of the unit while it is working. The scooper allows you to take out the ice easily from the ice basket without the need to touch the ice with your bare hand.  Beneath the ice basket, there is the water chamber which has an indicator to mark the maximum water filling capacity. If you fill water up to the maximum level. You can easily get ice all day long without any need of refilling the reservoir with water time and again. Keep the lid of the ice maker closed to keep the ice inside the maker is frozen as long as possible.

Pros: Igloo Compact Ice Maker is fast and easy to use, it takes about 6 minutes to make 9 cubes of ice depending on the ice cube size you have selected. The total ice making capacity of this portable maker is 26 pounds per day which are pretty decent amount for regular home use. Also, it will not disappoint you whenever you need a large amount of ice for a regular small party; just make sure to keep the water supply ready. Its energy saving feature makes it a smart product allowing you to conveniently make ice at home with ease. Its round shape gives it a user-friendly and compact look. As there is no edge on this machine, it is pretty safe to use. Its space-saving design allows you to keep it anywhere without wasting much space. The water drain in this device is on the back of this device, it comes with a stopper too. This compact device is pretty quiet. It takes 5-10 minutes to produce per batch. It also melts down the unused ice and put the water back to the reservoir to reuse again. So you do not need to worry about the unused ice.

Cons: Some complaint about it not being long lasting. Well, it is just a machine. It will break sometime or other. But it can be said for sure it will last till the warranty period and much longer than that, if you take care of this little baby carefully!


  • Super-fast ice making capacity-26 pounds in 24 hours
  • Compact design
  • Makes beeping sound to indicate that you need to fill in water or take out the ice
  • Ultra-modern digital control panel and LCD display
  • Innovative, slick and compact design

Frequently Asked Questions:

  1. If the machine is kept on, then will the ice remain frozen for longer periods of time?

-yes, it does keep it frozen for the period it is turned on!

  1. How long will the ice stay frozen?

-if the machine is kept on the ice will remain frozen for as long as a day. But if it is turned off then the ice will remain frozen for a couple of hours at best.

  1. Does it make small bite-sized ice cubes?

-it produces the small bullet shaped ice cube which is a bit larger than the bite size.


conclusion:  The compact and futuristic design has made Igloo Compact Ice Maker perfect for using at home, office or outdoors.

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