Great looks and layout, Poor build quality
Nice flat finish and the hidden door handles. Interior plastic and plastic door shelves are of good flexible plastic and not brittle that tend to crack. Layout is excellent and very roomy. Led light is nice and bright. Well priced. A temp reading would be a nice addition.
What you might not like...
The stainless steel finish looks great but needs lots of up keep with constant wiping of finger marks around and near handles. Any dings stands out unlike a white door.
The door seal sucks in tight when closing and if you have to quickly reopen its ...
Purchased in February 2018 at Harvey Norman for $1,900.00.
Great looking fridge.
This is a replacement fridge F&P fridge that was 15years old. It it a great fridge, lots of room. Big deep freezer, much more quiet than our old model. Ss is easy to keep clean. Great price. Highly recommend.
Purchased in November 2019 at The Good Guys for $1,200.00.
Very noisy fridge
Great design very happy with look and function wise,
bottom freezer is perfect.
However, main problem is the horrible bang noise which keep increasing speciallY in Night time.
After every 8 to 10 minutes you can hear the horrible loudest bang in my house. Sooo annoying
F&P help line centre: such a bad attitude.
Totally wasted my money in this fridge.
Purchased in March 2018 at Harvey Norman.
have had it for 3 years and not 1 issue
has senses in both the fridge and freezer part for if its left open which helps alot with kids
holds a decent amount
Purchased in November 2017 at Harvey Norman for $1,000.00.
This Fridge can`t handle QLD Weather
I have two electric sensors one sensor for mass temp and one for air temp, the mass temp which most refrigeration mechanics go by is reading 9.3 degrees and the air 9.1 degrees. The fridge is now set at 2 lit dots, I reduced it down to two the other day when yogurt tasted warm and other things in fridge weren't very cold, also the thing about reduced fingerprints showing on the stainless steel door is rubbish and my wife hates having to wipe them off all the time.
To anyone thinking of buying one of these fridges don't waste your money and buy something else.
Purchased in December 2019 at Harvey Norman for $1,623.00.
Excellent refrigerator, but ...
We recently bought the Fisher and Paykel ActiveSmart 519L refrigerator with the recessed handles. In the main it is an excellent unit, well laid out, keeps a constant temperature, etc. However:
- The first 18 hrs it was NOISY (our kitchen is in an open plan living area). However, it seems that is because it was just getting down to temperature. All seems ok now.
- The butter/cheese compartments in the top of the door are quite high. It is ok for me but my wife is not tall and she can barely see them.
- The "soft close doors" are not like soft ...
Purchased in February 2020 at The Good Guys.
Very happy so far
We have only had this fridge a month but am extremely happy so far. I love having the freezer below and having drawers in there works well despite the fact you loose a bit of space. Both the freezer drawers and the fruit/salad drawer open easily which was not the case with our old fridge. Cooling performance is very good despite my children occasionally forgetting to close the door - the audible reminder comes in useful here. Overall I am very happy - I'll update if we have an reliability issues
Happy but sometimes it’s difficult to keep it open. The door hits the left shells of the pantry. It also will be better if you have more compartments for the milk. Happy with the temperature. Like the finish mat of the stainless steel. Perfect size for the pantry. I like to have one door, I was sick with the other fridge/ double door.
Very happy with this
Excellent fruit and veg keeper - best one in any fridge we have had - keeps produce really fresh
Very quiet and thats important as we live in a very open plan house
Stainless steel shows fingermarks but that is more a housekeeping problem
inside layout simple and very light. Door storage excellent
Freezer easy to use but not a lot of storage space. Good place for ice making and quick freeze
It keeps the temperature low enough but not too cold for the fridge room. Good sized drawer for fruits and veggies at the bottom. The freezer is always well chilled. It's been a year and never had a problem.
Considering the size, it is a quiet sounding fridge so pleased about that.
Due to the minimalist design inside the fridge, there's plenty of room and it's very easy to clean.
We used it for one year. And had to return it because the gas issue. It was really loud. And people from the company also came to check, they reckon we should have change the compresser. I think maybe we were jusy unlucky. I loved the look and top cooling. Big storage space. That was quite sad to return it.
A step up from its predecessor
We had the previous model of this fridge and it was not great. However we had to replace that with the new model as that was the only fridge that made best use of the kitchen cabinet space. The good news is that this new model is significantly better in terms of usable space, freezer design and de-icing. I'm hoping that fisher Paykel have solved a lot of their quality issues with the previous model, but so far so good.
Using this for the last 7 odd years ...still doing its job !!!!
We bought this fridge back in Sydney 8 years ago....now e are in Melbourne....still kicking butt!!! I will be upgrading this with the Ice maker with bigger storage....but still loving it....not to mention, this was also kept in a self storage for more than a year....but when we turned it on...after moving to our new home in Melbourne...started to rock our world straight away !!! and no issues at all.....very quiet & reliable...!!! Love it !!!
Beautiful and functional
Always wanted a F&P for a fridge, finally did it. Works like it’s supposed to. Really quiet, has bottle chill function which is a surprisingly good feature that I hadn’t expected. Looks really sleek and beautiful in our kitchen. It has roller wheels making it easy to move it for cleaning the floor underneath it. Highly recommended
Does the job could of been better
Had to get a new fridge in a hurry as the last one burnt out, and we settled on the Fisher & Paykel 519L bottom freezer. This is the first time I have used or brought a bottom freezer, it makes packing the freezer a little easier with the pull out baskets. The fridge part is easy to stack and use the only complaint I have is that the top shelf tend to chill and sometime freeze what is put on there, even after adjusting the temp.
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|Category||Bottom Mount Fridges / Refrigerators|
|Dimensions||1720 x 790 x 695 mm|
|Energy Rating||3 star(s)|
|Household Size||4-5 people|
|Features||Door Alarm and Frost Free|
|Number of Shelves||4|
|Number of Fruit & Vegetable Bins||2|
|Manufacturer Warranty||2 year(s)|
|Colour / Finish||Stainless Steel|
|Total Capacity||519 L|
|Fridge Capacity||360 L|
|Freezer Capacity||159 L|
- GTIN13: 9415112248010
- MPN: RF522BLPX6
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