Fisher & Paykel ActiveSmart 519L Bottom Freezer (RF522B Series)RF522BRPX6 (Stainless Steel, Right Door, Recessed Handle), RF522BLPX6 (Stainless Steel, Left Door, Recessed Handle), RF522BRPW6 (White, Right Door, Recessed Handle), etc...
Long-lasting fridge known to last for years
Easy to clean
12 months on I still love my F/P fridge/freezer
It is super quiet, easy to clean.
Plenty of door compartments. Love drawers in freezer so easy to sort things
Door alarm is handy
Temp consistent though can slightly freeze products at the back of fridge
Keeps fruit and veg fresh for longer
Just love my fridge It works as hard as I do in the kitchen. I'm so glad it performs well and looks great too
Purchased in January 2020 at The Good Guys.
My best friend
I love this fridge/freezer. It is energy efficient, quiet and keeps everything at a great temp, especially with the control drawers in the crispers. The lighting is so bright making it easy to see what you have. So easy to use the freezer with the easy glide out drawers. It even has a thin draw to store pastry sheets or pizzas. Great buy.
Purchased in January 2020 at The Good Guys for $1,355.00.
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.
Great Fridge great size
We have had the fridge for 10 months and it is just right for our family. Temperature for winter and summer is just right and easily adjustable if necessary. Plenty of room and good sized vegetable drawers. The stainless steel needs occasional cleaning but that is a simple wipe job. I'm pleased with this purchase.
Purchased in January 2020 at Appliances Online for $1,362.00.
Love F & P
This was to replace my 18y.o. Fisher & Paykel which was great. This upside down model had proven to be even better. 519lt gives ample fridge and freezer space. Extremely quiet motor. Maintains constant temperature. Have now had it for 4 months and cannot yet fault it. Very happy with my purchase.
Purchased in June 2020.
Model RF522 BRPX6: Bought from Appliances Online. We were disappointed that a left-hinged door model was not available, but will learn to live with the right-hand opening. Frig appears to work silently and well. Couldn't find out how to remove the covers to the two baskets in the top shelf of the door, which we would prefer to have open as that shelf is getting fairly high in the frig, but will live with that too until we get better (non-destructive) advice. Plenty of frig shelves supplied, and we have removed one (together with two d...oor baskets) entirely to allow taller objects to be cooled. I like the wheels on the frig - easy to move the frig in and out, and easy to lock down. The frig comes with a reasonably-extensive and helpful list of instructions as to temperatures at which foods such as vegetables should be stored, but unfortunately there is no digital temperature read-out in the frig and you need to insert an external thermometer. A built-in digital thermometer should be too much for Fisher & Paykel to supply for the price of the frig. Repairmen who came (at a price!!) to look at our former (19-y.o.) Fisher & Paykel frig, said that a new one would not last as long. We will wait and see.
Purchased in September 2020 at Appliances Online for $1,907.00.
Absolutely Love It
This fridge is so roomy and the temp inside just amazing. The freezer on the bottom makes life so much easier for me. My ice is frozen so much faster and the fridge opens and closes so much easier, it doesnt slam shut and the open fridge door alarm is really good not annoying. There is nothing about this fridge I dont like to be honest its simply stunning.
Purchased in July 2020 at Appliances Online for $1,670.00.
Perfect fridge for a home
Excellent design with plenty of space. Always maintains consistent temperature and bottom freezer is very handy to use. Water is dispenser is an excellent feature with very easy filter replacement settings. Ice dispenser is also very reliable with a quality design. Everything works perfectly.
Purchased in April 2019 at Harvey Norman for $1,600.00.
Fantastic refrigerator, perfect size, ample space, well designed
Refrigerator temperature is stable, consistent,reliable.
Design of the bottom drawers is good, ice tray allows options for freezing and accessibility.
Side handles are unobtrusive and easy to open.
Space is ample, easily accessed.
Purchased in December 2019 at Bing Lee Physical store for $1,369.00.
A really great fridge/freezer
Love this product. I always buy F&P because I find them very reliable appliances. Mistakenly I bought the left door but nevermind, we're used to it now and it doesn't take away from an excellent product. Temperatures even and very quiet working motor. Easy to clean with the glass shelves, something I missed with my old fridge. Bottom freezer is a boon; afterall, we don't go into the freezer as often as we go into the fridge. Very spacious, something that surprised me when it arrived, as I'd only viewed this model online before purchase. ...Happy to have decided on white as opposed to ss because it's easy to clean and looks nice. The only negative I have is the doors don't always swing fully shut but the beeping solves that, ensuing we're aware of it.
Purchased in January 2019 at Appliances Online.
Great design keeps even temperatures.
Very happy with the look of it as well.
I have a back problem so the bottom freezer is an excellent design for easy use for me.
Purchased in May 2017 at Fisher & Paykel for $1,400.00.
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So easy to clean!
With our new kitchen we wanted everything streamlined and minimalist. This fridge is perfect. It has integrated handles, although I was worried that it would get too many fingerprints because there is no obvious handle. We do get a few but it is so easy to clean that it is not an issue at all. It is well designed with a great layout.
Purchased in October 2018 at Winning Appliances for $1,449.00.
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
Great reliable fridge
This fridge has lasted several years and never been a problem. The shelving is easy to move to suit youor needs and also easy to clean. Nice even temp throughout. I would also definitely recommend the upside type of fridge which makes more sense than having the freezer on top.
Fantastic family fridge!
I have only just purchased this fridge after having my previous Fisher & Paykel fridge for over 12 years. This brand is reliable and lasts the test of time. This fridge is durable, practical and has plenty of space! All compartments are easy to open and the temperature remains cool, always keeping your food at the ideal temperature. Perfect for any family. Highly recommended.
Questions & Answers
Does it have egg holders?
HI Wayne. I don't think it did but if so I would have put them out. I prefer to get my eggs fresh that have not been in the fridge and then they can stay on the bench or in my cupboard. of course once they have been refrigerated then you need to place them in the fridge but with so many compartments and shelf adjustments then I would use an egg carton or an egg holder from the market . Hope this helps. Cheers
Answer is in the manual
All my appliances are fisher and paykel so buying a new fridge of the same brand was a no brainer, however, the so called active smart fridge is anything but! Items freeze in the centre top shelf, and if you lower the temperature, the items in the door are warm. Very disappointing fridge.
Fisher & Paykel ActiveSmart 519L Bottom Freezer (E522B Standard Series)Have this refrigerator is it possible to purchase two NEW crisper drawers for same,ours have broken.
Barry Coaker (Victoria)
Get an answer from our members and Fisher & Paykel representatives
- This range of fridges is suitable for a household of around 4 to 5 people
- Like many other bottom mount fridges, this Fisher & Paykel has been awarded an impressive 4.5 energy rating
- The fridge adapts to your usage to conserve energy - so the fridge will only defrost and cool when necessary
- To keep food fresh and organised, this fridge includes various types of shelves, crispers, and bins
- The stainless steel body of the fridge in conjunction with solid glass shelving makes this fridge durable and easy to clean
What reviewers liked about this fridge?
- Adjustable temperature makes this fridge suitable for a range of different foods and external temperatures. For example, in summer this fridge can be made colder to cool food efficiently.
- Many reviewers have owned this fridge for lengthy periods of time, stating that their fridges were durable enough to stand the test of time. One reviewer mentioned that they had owned their previous Fisher & Paykel fridge for over 12 years.
- This Fisher & Paykel fridge is spacious and can fit a decent amount of food. Reviewers mentioned that they had plenty of space to pack away groceries for the whole family.
- The sleek stainless steel finish made a stylish addition to many kitchens - it was easy to work the fridge into the existing decor.
|Category||Bottom Mount Fridges / Refrigerators||Bottom Mount Fridges / Refrigerators||Bottom Mount Fridges / Refrigerators||Bottom Mount Fridges / Refrigerators|
|Dimensions||1720 x 790 x 695 mm||1720 x 790 x 695 mm||1720 x 790 x 695 mm||1720 x 790 x 695 mm|
|Energy Rating||3 star(s)||3 star(s)||3 star(s)||3.5 star(s)|
|Household Size||4-5 people||4-5 people||4-5 people||4-5 people|
|Features||Door Alarm and Frost Free||Door Alarm and Frost Free||Door Alarm and Frost Free||Door Alarm, Frost Free, Ice Dispenser and Water Dispenser|
|Number of Shelves||4||4||4||4|
|Number of Fruit & Vegetable Bins||2||2||2||2|
|Manufacturer Warranty||2 year(s)||2 year(s)||2 year(s)||2 year(s)|
|Colour / Finish||Stainless Steel||Stainless Steel||White||Black|
|Total Capacity||519 L||519 L||519 L||519 L|
|Fridge Capacity||360 L||360 L||360 L||360 L|
|Freezer Capacity||159 L||159 L||159 L||159 L|
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