Danby Diplomat 7.2 cu.ft. Chest Freezer

SKU: DCF072A1WDB Category:
This product has been discontinued.
  • 7.2 cu. ft. capacity (205 L): Store more of your favorite frozen foods & optimize bulk food storage.
  • Energy Star: Energy efficient to help you save money.
  • Mechanical thermostat: Ease of use in adjusting variable temperature range.
  • Wire Storage Basket: 1 adjustable wire storage basket for smaller, frequently used items.
  • Manual defrost: Front mounted drain allows for easy drainage during manual defrost.
  • Power-On Indicator light: let’s you know your freezer is working.
  • Adjustable leveling legs: Allows for easy installation on uneven floors.
  • Garage Ready: Freezer can perform in temperatures from 10.4oF to -11.2oF (-12oC to -24oC).


Store more of your favorite frozen foods and optimize bulk food storage with this chest freezer by Danby. Ideal for basements, kitchens, or garages. Enjoy a generous 7.2 cubic feet (205 L) of freezer space, making it the perfect capacity for couples and small families. Located on the front is a mounted mechanical thermostat for convenience, offering an adjustable variable temperature range. All your frequently used food items can be stored near the top with two convenient storage baskets, keeping your frozen dishes accessible and organized. Equipped with a power-on indicator light to let you know your freezer is working continuously and adjustable leveling legs to allow for easy installation on uneven floors. Save money and energy with this ENERGY STAR® rated product. This model is garage ready and can perform in temperatures from 10.4oF to -11.2oF (12oC to -24oC).

Product Dimensions
  • Product Width
    87.88 cm
  • Product Depth
    54.86 cm
  • Product Height
    84.58 cm
    Package Dimensions
    • Package Width
      91.44 cm
    • Package Depth
      58.42 cm
    • Package Height
      88.90 cm
    • Product Weight
      77.16 lbs
      35.00 kg
    • Package Weight
      69.45 lbs
      31.50 kg

    5 years parts and labor coverage with carry-in service. Installation and/or yearly maintenance (cleaning) are not covered under warranty.

    Information pertaining to watts and camps can be found on the rating plated located on the side of the unit.
    We do not recommend using an extension cord.
    Yes, please allow it to sit upright for 6 hours before plugging it in.
    This is normal. If you feel like it is coming on too often, adjust your temperature setting.
    Is it plugged in and turned on? Did you allow the unit to sit upright for 6 hours prior to plugging the unit in? If yes, to all of the above and it is still not cooling, please contact consumer care.
    Doors can be reversed on the majority of Danby’s refrigerators. Door reversal instructions can be found in the owner’s manual. Video instructions can be found using this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13IJrUfP95M&t=15s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KqEZCI77ODU&t=29s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ErptZ5DJVUQ
    Have you recently opened and then closed the freezer (over the last 1-5 minutes)? If so, being unable to open the unit again right away is an indication that your door seal is working well.
    This varies based on unit and model. See your owner's manual for defrost type and instructions.
    The temperature range varies based on model. Please consult your owner's manual or the product page on the website.
    Garage ready means that the freezer is well insulated and equipped to handle temperature extremes in an enclosed garage. The garage must be enclosed so that the freezer is not subject to snow, rain and other environmental weather conditions not meant for an electrical appliance. The exterior temperature range that the garage ready freezers can operate within is 0F - 110F/-17C – 43C.
    Danby’s refrigerators and freezers operate at a sound level between 35 and 46 decibels. This is within the normal decibel range for modern freezers.