SRFvh 5501 Laboratory refrigerator with fan-assisted cooling

Exterior dimensions: height/width/depth 179.3 / 74.7 / 76.9 cm
Energy consumption in 24h 0.468 kWh / 24h
Adjustable temperature range +3 °C to +16 °C
Energy consumption per year 171 kWh/a

Easy to clean interior

Easy to clean interior

The plastic inside container is made of polystyrene: a fully recyclable, robust, and odourless plastic. Manufactured seamlessly from one piece, it has no hidden dirt traps and the large corner radii can be cleaned quickly and easily. The perfect combination of sustainability and hygiene.

EasyFresh

EasyFresh

The guarantee of market freshness in the home is our EasyFresh-Safe. Whether it’s unpackaged vegetables or fruit, this ensures optimal storage for everything. Thanks to the air-tight closure, the food causes the humidity in the safe to rise. This keeps the food fresh for a long time.

+2 °C SafetyDevice

+2 °C SafetyDevice

If the temperature in the appliance drops below +2 °C due to a malfunction, the +2 °C SafetyDevice function takes control, which keeps the temperature stable and activates an alarm. Sensitive substances are protected from freezing and you are notified immediately.

AutoDoor

AutoDoor

Hands-free option with Liebherr: Thanks to AutoDoor, you can open your Liebherr with a knocking signal or voice command. This makes the Liebherr the world’s first refrigerator which can be opened and closed fully automatically – perfection in the hands-free kitchen. You can individually select the opening angle and the duration until closing. And if need be, you can also open and close it just as easily by hand or using your smartphone.

Integrated SmartDeviceBox

Integrated SmartDeviceBox

Your Liebherr may well be standing in the kitchen – but if you want, it can also be connected to the Internet at any time. The integrated SmartDeviceBox opens the door to all the Smart Home benefits. Simply plug it in, switch it on and connect your Liebherr to the network via Wi-Fi.

Touch & Swipe display

Touch & Swipe display

Control of your Liebherr at your fingertips: thanks to the Touch & Swipe display, you can operate your refrigerator intuitively and with ease. Simply select functions such as SuperCool on the colour display by tapping and swiping. The temperature is controlled just as easily. And, what if you are not actively using the display? Well, it then shows you the actual temperature.

Space for baking tray 

Space for baking tray 

Do you want to keep that home-baked fruit pie fresh? Or maybe a prepared pizza to be baked later on? If so, simply slide your baking tray into your Liebherr ¬- it has plenty of space for storing a baking tray. Really convenient – you can slide the baking tray in and out when the door is opened at 90°.

PowerCooling system

PowerCooling system

Do you want to be sure that the cold is distributed as evenly as possible in your refrigerator? If so, the PowerCooling system is what you need. The fan – as powerful as it is quiet – distributes the cold air efficiently throughout the entire refrigeration compartment.

Alarm test function

Alarm test function

This test function can be used to check whether an internally or externally connected alarm system is functioning correctly. The appliance’s refrigeration performance is not affected by this test.

LED ceiling lighting

LED ceiling lighting

When you open the drawers in your Liebherr freezer, not only are you welcomed by the sight of your food, but also by the attractive lighting. This is provided by powerful, long-life, environmentally-friendly LEDs. The lighting makes it even easier to see all of the contents and is also a unique design element.

Language settings

Language settings

From now on, you and your Liebherr will always get along fine – because it speaks your language. The variable language setting makes this possible. When you start up the appliance, simply select from twelve languages on the display – and operate your Liebherr in the language of your choice.

Reminder

Reminder

Do you have a lot to do, and don't want to have to remember everything all the time? Well, it’s a good thing you have a Liebherr. It automatically reminds you when it's time for servicing and maintenance. You will be informed, for example, in good time when the air or water filter needs to be replaced. And for you, this means greater safety and convenience.

CleaningMode

CleaningMode

Until now, you had to make a decision when cleaning the refrigerator: do I switch it off to save energy, or leave it switched on so I can see? The CleaningMode removes this dilemma. The refrigeration switches off while the lights stay on. This means you can stay totally relaxed while cleaning your Liebherr.

EnergySaver

EnergySaver

Do you want to save energy and money at the same time? Your Liebherr will help you do just that – with the energy-saving mode. When you activate the EnergySaver, the standard temperature increases by two degrees. This means your Liebherr needs even less power – and your food stays optimally fresh.

PartyMode

PartyMode

Now your ready for the guests to come – because your Liebherr is also in a party mood. As soon as you switch on PartyMode, it reliably provides ice-cold drinks and an extra portion of ice cubes. PartyMode activates functions such as SuperCool and maximum ice production. After 24 hours, your Liebherr automatically returns to its normal mode.

SuperFrost

SuperFrost

Want to freeze your fresh food in a way that preserves vitamins? Simply activate SuperFrost – and the freezer compartment will increase its cooling capacity. In this way, the temperature remains constant when you place in unfrozen food. SuperFrost is also energy-saving: if you don't switch off the function manually, it automatically deactivates itself after 65 hours.

Display lock

Display lock

An illuminated display is a magnet for children's hands – your Liebherr also knows that. That's why there is the display lock. It ensures the settings on your refrigerator are not changed unintentionally. You can also, of course, simply deactivate the display lock.

PartyMode

PartyMode

Now you're ready for the guests to come – because your Liebherr is also in a party mood. PartyMode activates functions such as SuperCool and SuperFrost. After 24 hours, your Liebherr automatically returns to its normal mode.

Power failure alarm

Power failure alarm

Your Liebherr is a real guardian angel for your food. In the event of a power failure, it reliably sounds the alarm. Not only do you hear the alarm, but you can also see it. The display shows the highest temperature reached in the freezing compartment. However, you are never alerted unnecessarily. If there is no critical rise in temperature during a brief power failure, the alarm will not go off.

HolidayMode

HolidayMode

Are you going away? Then why not send your Liebherr on holiday too? In HolidayMode, the fan and SuperCool are switched off and your refrigerator regulates its temperature to +15 °C. This saves electricity but still prevents unpleasant odours. The freezer compartment, of course, remains switched on.

SuperCool

SuperCool

You want your fridge to maintain the optimum temperature, even if you have just put shopping in from the market which has been warmed by the sun? This is a case for SuperCool. Once activated, your Liebherr boosts its performance until the fresh food is as cool as the rest of the contents. SuperCool then switches off automatically – after 12 hours at the latest.

BottleTimer

BottleTimer

Done this before? You place a bottle of wine in the ice compartment so that it chills quickly – and forget about it. This will never happen again with the BottleTimer: it provides extra fast cooling by activating SuperFrost. And as soon as the bottle has reached the optimum temperature, your Liebherr reminds you via the app to take it out of the ice compartment.

Door alarm

Door alarm

Your Liebherr's door alarm ensures that you don't use up energy unnecessarily and spoil food. The moment the fridge door is left open for too long, it alerts you – with a pulsating light and a warning tone. However, you decide how long is “too long”. Depending on the setting, the door alarm is triggered after 1, 2 or 3 minutes.

SabbathMode

SabbathMode

On the Sabbath, all activities are at rest – this also applies to electrical appliances. Your Liebherr takes this into account. In SabbathMode, all lighting and displays are switched off and there are no noises generated by actions, e.g. alarms. After 80 hours, the SabbathMode deactivates.

Temperature alarm

Temperature alarm

In your Liebherr freezer, food is safe even in the event of a fault: the temperature alarm reliably warns you the moment the temperature reaches a critical level. No only do you hear this alarm, but you also see it. The display shows how far the temperature has risen. You can of course switch off the alarm manually.

Replaceable door seal 

Replaceable door seal 

Do you think the door seal on your Liebherr needs to be replaced after a few years? This is very easy to do yourself. The replaceable door seal can be removed in a few simple steps – and the new seal is just as easy to insert. As a result, this part of the refrigerator is always spotless and hygienically clean.

Side-by-side concept

Side-by-side concept

Whether they’re next to or on top of one another, you can position your modular Liebherr appliances however you want. Create your own personal freshness centre from a combination of fridge, freezer, wine storage cabinets or full-space BioFresh. Typical Liebherr quality: A special technology in the ceiling and the side walls prevents condensation between the appliances – keeping the furniture fully protected.

Ten years spare parts availability

Ten years spare parts availability

Sustainable means the appliance is not only environmentally friendly and economical, but also durable. To ensure that you can enjoy your Liebherr appliance for a long time, Liebherr guarantees spare parts availability of at least ten years. Although we do everything we can to ensure that spare parts are not needed in the first place.

Additional access port for calibration

Additional access port for calibration

An additional feedthrough can be retrofitted for regular calibrations or measurements. For this purpose, a hole is drilled for a cable inlet with a maximum diameter of 40 mm at a specially designated location.

Height-adjustable feet

Height-adjustable feet

With height-adjustable feet as an accessory, the height of the appliance can be adjusted to your needs. For example, you could raise your professional appliance to clean under it more easily.

Alarm history

Alarm history

In order to be able to evaluate the quality of the stored substances, a clear history of anomalies that have occurred is necessary. The alarm history records important data about the last ten alarms such as date, duration or maximum temperature. This way, you don't rely on your memory to perform the check but rather rely on the facts.

Alarm test

Alarm test

An alarm is only ever any good if it can be triggered. The alarm test can be used to check the functionality of the internal and possibly an externally connected alarm device. The cooling of the appliance is not interrupted during the test run, so you can arrange an emergency simulation and rehearse with your team as you please.

Alarm relay

Alarm relay

In the event of an alarm, the responsible control centre is informed immediately, usually through connection to the building control system. You can define in advance which alarms are to be forwarded, as well as set how long the forwarding remains active and whether a reminder should be sent after the alarm acknowledgement. This allows you to react immediately in critical situations.

Antibacterial lever handle

Antibacterial lever handle

Makes it easy for colleagues and difficult for germs: The smooth-running lever handle opens effortlessly thanks to its mechanism. It also contains special antimicrobial substances that make regular and time-consuming disinfection unnecessary. Thus, the appliance is extremely safe even if many people have access to it.

Calibration function

Calibration function

Due to operational requirements and application-specific conditions, it is possible to deviate the temperature of the interior from the set temperature to a storage temperature determined with calibrated thermometers. These deviations can be adjusted by the calibration function. For the secure feeling of cooling at precise temperatures.

Interchangeable door hinge

Interchangeable door hinge

Liebherr appliances are fitted with a right-hand door hinge as standard. Without much effort – and without any additional parts – the door hinge can be changed to the left. This allows you maximum flexibility when choosing your installation location.

Replaceable door seal

Replaceable door seal

Save time and money: Liebherr's plug-in door seals can be easily replaced. If a seal is damaged, you can replace it yourself without any tools.

Cleanroom compatible

Cleanroom compatible

Liebherr refrigerators and freezers have been tested for use in cleanrooms in accordance with DIN EN ISO 14644. As a result, an additional risk assessment by the customer to determine cleanroom suitability is no longer necessary. This saves time and money.

Clear appliance information

Clear appliance information

All information about the appliance should be there exactly when you need it. That's why every Liebherr has its serial and service number as well as the model designation on the display, where it can be easilyy read. Frustrated searches or even having to clear the interior to be able to read off the important codes are now a thing of the past.

Demo mode

Demo mode

For training purposes or exhibitions, the functionalities of the appliance can be simulated in demo mode without having to operate the appliance. This saves time and money as the cooling function is not needed.

Designed for a service life of 15 years

Designed for a service life of 15 years

Sustainable means the appliance is not only economical, but also durable. High-quality materials and solid workmanship, coupled with at least ten years of spare parts availability, make a Liebherr appliance a robust, reliable, and extremely long-lasting top performer in demanding everyday work.

Evaporator cover

Evaporator cover

The evaporator is secured with a cover to prevent stored substances from coming into contact with its cold surface. This means that it is impossible for substances to accidentally freeze on its surface. In addition, the evaporator cover ensures even greater temperature stability.

Feedthrough for external sensors

Feedthrough for external sensors

To additionally control the storage temperature with the help of a separate sensor, wiring from the outside to the inside is required. The cable feeding offers a clean and professional solution here. The integrated opening allows connection without drilling holes or breaking the door seal.

Hidden customer menu

Hidden customer menu

Protected, secure, simple: The hidden customer menu provides users with status information about the appliance or allows them to make detailed appliance settings, such as resetting to factory settings. Since this information and the settings are located on a separate, code-protected menu level, unwanted changes or manipulation are avoided.

Hidden technician menu

Hidden technician menu

The hidden service menu allows individual configuration of the appliance, such as alarm sound on/off, adjustment of target value ranges or changes to automatic defrosting. By making technical fine adjustments, the appliance can be adapted to your specific needs.

Intuitive menu navigation

Intuitive menu navigation

Self-explanatory, convenient, and clear: Seamlessly integrated into the door, the control panel shows detailed appliance information and your current appliance status on a generous display, which is colour-coded depending on the topic. The menu navigation is self-explanatory and is controlled by “touch and slide”.

Mechanical lock

Mechanical lock

All professional Liebherr appliances are equipped with a mechanical lock with two keys for the storage of temperature-sensitive products. This way you can be sure that no unauthorised hands can access your stored goods.

Almost maintenance free

Almost maintenance free

Saves time, energy, and money: Liebherr’s professional freestanding appliances operate without filters or other components and parts that require regular replacement. Only cleaning and calibration in line with your individual needs are necessary on a regular basis.

Product sensor PT1000

Product sensor PT1000

In addition to the standard control sensor, a separate PT1000 sensor is connected to measure a simulated product temperature. The product sensor temperature shown in the display can be calibrated independently, instrument alarms and min./max. limits refer to this value. For greater storage reliability based on real product values.

Quick start guide

Quick start guide

No one likes to read the instructions. That's why Liebherr offers the most important information at a glance on two pages. This includes information on menu navigation, the electronic lock, cleaning, and general topics such as stored goods that are or are not permitted. Leave the technician in charge of reading the original manual.

Recommended cleaning products and disinfectant

Recommended cleaning products and disinfectant

Liebherr appliances are designed to have a product lifetime of 15 years. To maintain this, cleaning and disinfecting agents that have been tested by Liebherr for safe use are recommended separately, or in the manual. This way you can be sure that you are not harming your appliance by mistake when you are actually trying to take care of it.

Reminder function

Reminder function

The reminder function reminds you when the next basic cleaning or calibration is due. The interval can be selected from predefined intervals and set directly on the appliance. Leaving you to focus solely on your valuable work.

Self-closing door < 90°

Self-closing door < 90°

Carry out routine work in comfort; safety back-up in case anything is missed: From an opening angle of approx. 90°, the appliance door remains open and facilitates loading and unloading as well as cleaning. Below approx. 90°, it closes by itself so that the appliance does not accidentally stand open. This keeps the temperature stable and preserves the quality of your stored substances.

Settings with password protection

Settings with password protection

All settings that influence the function or control of the appliance can be secured by password. This means that the contents are optimally protected from unwanted changes or manipulation to the storage conditions.

Side-by-side set

Side-by-side set

The accessory kit provides a neat and secure solution for lining up multiple appliances. The units are firmly connected to each other via a profile rail so that they form a seamless front and cannot slip. Fixing them also guarantees the recommended distance and prevents condensation building up between the appliances.

Sturdy castors

Sturdy castors

With retrofittable castors, professional equipment for storing temperature-sensitive products remains extremely mobile. This allows you to change the installation location at any time or simply move the appliance for easier cleaning.

Vertical LED lighting

Vertical LED lighting

Vertical LED lighting provides optimal illumination of the interior over the entire height of the appliance. Thanks to the perfect overview on all levels, the desired substance is immediately at hand, the door can be quickly closed again, and the interior temperature remains stable. This saves you unnecessarily searching for something – and above all energy costs.

Min./max. temperature recording

Min./max. temperature recording

Always keep an eye on the temperature: Min./max. temperature recording stores the minimum and maximum temperature values of the interior that have occurred from a defined start time and shows them clearly in the display. This way you can be sure that, up until the moment you read off the values, the storage temperatures were always within the tolerated limits.

Digital temperature display

Digital temperature display

The digital temperature display indicates the refrigerator’s interior temperature to the exact degree. This can be easily read from the outside to give users immediate information and without the need to open the appliance.

Forced air cooling

Forced air cooling

Highly efficient fans cool freshly stored produce quickly and maintain an even refrigeration temperature throughout the interior.

Efficient refrigeration system

Efficient refrigeration system

Liebherr guarantees the outstanding quality of its refrigeration systems through expertise derived from decades of experience in the refrigeration technology sector, and through continuous research and development. By employing only premium-quality compressors, condensers, evaporators and other refrigeration components the energy consumption and operating costs of Liebherr appliances are significantly reduced.

LED interior lighting

LED interior lighting

All laboratory fridges with a glass door feature LED lighting, which evenly illuminates the entire interior so that stored products can be easily seen and quickly accessed. This lighting can be switched off, if required.

Temperature alarm

Temperature alarm

The integrated temperature alarm indicates if the lower or upper alarm thresholds have been breached. It uses both acoustic and visual signals to provide maximum security for goods that have been stored.

Temperature stability and consistency EN 60068-3

Temperature stability and consistency EN 60068-3

All laboratory refrigerators and freezers are tested at the state-of-the-art Liebherr development facilities according to procedure EN 60068-3 for measuring temperature stability. This involves measuring the temperature at nine different points in the appliance interiors.

Environmentally friendly refrigerants

Environmentally friendly refrigerants

Liebherr appliances are optimised for maximum energy efficiency and low operating costs. We only use the natural and environmentally-friendly refrigerants R 600a and R 290. When used with highly efficient compressors, these are extraordinarily efficient and, with their low global warming potential, also future-proof.

Reversible door hinges (left/right)

Reversible door hinges (left/right)

Liebherr appliances are factory-fitted with door hinges on the right. The ability to change the hinge side allows the appliance to be tailored to individual requirements and optimally positioned.

Model type Laboratory refrigerator with fan-assisted cooling
GTIN 9005382256138
Energy consumption per year 171 kWh/a
Energy consumption in 24h 0.468 kWh / 24h
Noise level 49 dB
Energy consumption in 24h 0.468 kWh / 24h
Ambient temperature +10 °C to 35 °C
Refrigerant R 600a
Heat emission 246 kJ / h
Heat distribution system Air cooling
Voltage 220-240 V ~
Frequency 50 Hz
Maximum fluctuation 1.7 °C
Gradient 2.2 °C
Control unit Touch & Swipe
Power failure alarm immediately upon power failure for min. 12h
Malfunction: Warning signal optical and acoustical
positive temperature deviation from the setpoint 0.9 Kelvin
negative temperature deviation from the setpoint -1.1 Kelvin
Increase in temperature from +5 °C to +10 °C (empty, +25 °C TU) 58 min
Decrease in temperature from +25 °C to +5 °C (empty, +25 °C TU) 28 min
Recovery time after 1 min of door opening (empty, +25 °C TU, according to EN 60068-3) 13 min
potential-free contact
SmartMonitoring-enabled Yes
Connectivity type SmartModule
Connectivity solution integrated, removable
Interface WLAN/LAN
min./max. temperature recording Yes
Alarm history Yes
Product sensor integrated
Adjustable temperature range +3 °C to +16 °C
Temperature display external digital
Cooling system dynamic
Defrosting method automatic
Interior light LED light column, left
Drawers 0
Number of storage shelves 6
of which adjustable 5
Bottom grid shelf
Side wall material steel
Colour White
Door/Cover material Full-panel door
Handle Antimicrobial handle with opening mechanism
Material of interior containers Plastic white
Storage shelf material, refrigerator compartment Plastic-coated grids
Material of adjustable feet
Self-closing door
Door hinges Right reversible
Door hinge replacement Possible for customer
Door seal Replaceable
Height-adjustable feet — mm
Castors
Type of castors Castors with arrestor at the front, fixed castors at the rear
Type of lock mechanical
Max. installation altitude 2,000 m above sea level
Protection 10-16 A
Connector cable (length) 3,000 mm
Exterior dimensions: height/width/depth 179.3 / 74.7 / 76.9 cm
Height / Width / Depth (with packaging) 1,850.0 / 765.0 / 840.0 mm
Weight (without packaging) 80.00 kg
Weight (with packaging) 85.00 kg
Total net volume 441 l
Net volume of the fridge compartment 441 l
Load-bearing capacity of shelf areas, refrigerator compartment 60 kg
Net width of shelves 60 cm
net depth of storage shelves 53.6 cm

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