Danby 8.7 cu. ft. Chest Freezer in White

SKU: DCF087B1WM Category:
This product has been discontinued.
  • 8.7 cu. ft. (246 L) capacity: Store more of your favorite frozen foods and maximize bulk food storage
  • DOE compliant: Energy efficient to help you save money
  • Garage ready: freezer can perform in temperatures from 0°F to 110°F (-17°C to 43°C)
  • Mechanical thermostat: Easy to use for setting the variable temperature range
  • Wire storage basket: 1 adjustable wire storage basket for small, frequently used items
  • Manual defrost: The front-mounted drain allows for easy drainage during manual defrost
  • Power indicator light: lets you know that your freezer is working
  • Adjustable leveling feet: Allows easy installation on uneven floors
  • 12-month warranty on parts and labor with carry-in service


Add additional storage space for bulk frozen household items with this chest freezer by Danby Diplomat, ideal for a basement, kitchen, or garage. The small freezer design takes up a minimal amount of space. This model is garage ready and can perform in temperatures from 0°F to 110°F (-17°C to 43°C). Enjoy a generous 8.7 cubic feet (246 L) of freezer space, making it the perfect capacity for couples and small families. This model is DOE complaint saving you energy and money. Located on the front is a mounted mechanical thermostat for convenience, and the drain is also front-mounted, making the defrosting process quick and easy. It comes equipped with a power-on indicator light to let you know your freezer is working continuously. In addition, all your frequent smaller food items can be stored near the top with a storage basket, keeping your favorite frozen dishes accessible and organized.

Product Dimensions
  • Product Width
    95.40 cm
  • Product Depth
    61.60 cm
  • Product Height
    85.57 cm
  • Interior Width
    82.88 cm
  • Interior Depth
    46.05 cm
  • Interior Height
    69.37 cm
Package Dimensions
  • Package Width
    99.06 cm
  • Package Depth
    63.98 cm
  • Package Height
    88.42 cm
  • Product Weight
    74.96 lbs
    34.00 kg
  • Package Weight
    83.78 lbs
    38.00 kg

12 months 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.