Fridge / Freezer: Dometic


Dometic has been in the mobile living game for over 20 years and millions of RVers, campers, and overland travelers have used their products for essentials needs like cooking, portable power, keeping food fresh, taking care of personal hygiene and maintaining a pleasant temperature on the road. They make products for people who are longing for freedom and adventure, those that have a desire to explore the world and to stay away for extended periods of time.

Fresh food is critical for any extended overland trip and Dometic make some of the best solutions for mobile cooling on the planet. When we started our Ultimate Overland Vehicle Build, we knew we wanted Dometic products on board.

Image: Dometic

Image: Dometic

The newest generation of powered coolers from Dometic, the CFX3 Powered Cooler Series, has impressive design and performance upgrades while retaining its rugged history that outdoor enthusiasts demand. The range includes the world’s first single zone powered cooler with a built-in ice compartment: the Dometic CFX3 55IM.

Rapid Freeze Plate Ice Tray - Image: Dometic

Rapid Freeze Plate Ice Tray – Image: Dometic

The CFX3 55IM has an independently controlled Rapid Freeze Plate with two custom silicone ice trays. To make ice, fill the ice trays, secure the snap-fit lid, select ice maker, and the compressor supercools the plate while running the main compartment as a refrigerator. Ice in a matter of hours!

Product Highlights:

  • Generous storage capacity of 53 l to fit 83 cans.

  • Powerful VMSO3 compressor cooling technology efficiently refrigerates and deep-freezes to -7°F.

  • Heavy-duty, lightweight ExoFrame construction with fender-frame protected edges and aluminum alloy handles will stand up to any conditions.

  • Power via AC, DC or Solar.

  • 3-stage dynamic battery protection system prevents dead car battery and allows deep draw on dual batteries.

  • CFX3 Mobile App allows temperature control via Bluetooth/WiFi and provides detailed performance history of energy usage and temperature readings.

  • Easy to read High-Resolution-Color-Display and Soft-Touch-Buttons enable seamless control and monitoring of powered cooler performance.

  • Active Gasket Technology provides a superior seal to retain cool air and minimize power consumption.

  • Produces ice in hours even when the unit is set to refrigeration, thanks to the built-in Rapid Freeze Plate.  Includes 2 removable ice trays featuring snap-on silicone lids.

Image: Dometic

Image: Dometic

The CFX3 55IM retails for $1099.00 Learn more about the CFX3 55IM at

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