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Gaggenau RY491701

36" Built-in French Door Refrigerator with Multi-Flow Air System, Individual Compressors and Motorized Glass Shelf


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Stainless Steel Door Panel Set with Handle Included for 36" French Door

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Realizing a vision, evolving taste, surrounding yourself with your own world.

Gaggenau appliances incorporate the knowledge and skill of the specialist with decades-long experience. After all, the first built-in appliance launched on the market in Europe bore the brand name Gaggenau. Every appliance from Gaggenau is perfectly made, easy to handle and extremely reliable. Their award winning designs prove how beautiful they are. What they are worth to you will transpire in the course of daily use and will manifest itself in a satisfied customer.

One 36-inch unit with all the sensible technology of two. Refrigerator and freezer are combined in one space but separated with individual compressor units. No air exchange for ideal food storage conditions in both refrigerator and freezer unit. French doors for a grand display. Also available with just one large door (RB 491). Both with a fully expandable freezer drawer for the full view.

The difference is Gaggenau.

Available at AJ Madison.
Total Volume: 19.6 cu. ft.
Refrigerator Volume: 14.3 cu.ft.
Freezer Volume: 5.4 cu.ft.
Width: 35 3/4"
Depth: 23 15/16"
Height: 83 3/4"
Cutout Width: 36"
Cutout Depth: 24"
Cutout Height: 84"
Weight When Empty: 379 lbs.
Electronic Temperature Control: Yes
Vacation Mode: Yes
Humidity Control Zones: No
Internal Temperature Display: Yes
External Temperature Display: No
Automatic Defrosting: Yes
Visible/Audible Malfunction Warning Signals: Yes
Audible Door Open Warning: Yes
Quick Freeze/Fast Cooling: Yes
  • Stainless steel interior keeps the refrigerator naturally hygienic, just like in a professional kitchen.
  • Cool door system ensures that food items on these racks are stored at the same temperature as in the refrigerator compartment.
  • Motorized glass shelf reaches the desired height with the push of a button, even when fully loaded, making reorganizing the refrigerator easy and time-efficient.
  • Upper halogen spotlights and two halogen light pillars fully illuminate the interior.
  • Multi-flow air system along the interior back wall provides an even distribution of air and ensures equal temperature levels on all shelves.
  • Doors open to 115° angle, allowing all drawers to be pulled out completely for easy access to stored items.
  • Individual compressors and evaporators for each column operate without air exchange, preventing odor transfer and creating perfect temperatures.
  • Gaggenau-exclusive heavy load door hinge folds up to 220lbs. of door weight.
  • Refrigerator
  • No-frost technology with fast cooling.
  • Temperature adjustable from 35° to 46°F.
  • Two continuous safety glass shelves with aluminum profiles, one of which is motorized.
  • Asymmetrically split shelf, manually adjustable.
  • One continuous, fully extendable drawer with transparent front.
  • Two fully extendable drawers with transparent front.
  • Bright interior lighting with two ceiling spotlights and two halogen light pillars on the side.
  • Solid aluminum door bins.
  • One large gallon bin per door.
  • Two height-adjustable bins per door.
  • One bin with front flap per door.
  • Freezer
  • No-frost technology with fast freezing.
  • Temperature adjustable from 7° to -9F°.
  • Four-star freezer compartment.
  • Two fully extendable drawers.
  • Interior lighting with two spot lights.
  • Ice Dispenser
  • Integrated automatic ice maker in the freezer compartment, with ice bin.
  • Ice making capacity approx. 3.3 lbs./24 hrs.
  • Supply at normal operation approx. 8.8 lbs.
  • Ice maker can be switched off independently.
  • 1 ice scoop included.
  • Panels must be purchased separately.
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  • Type : Built In
  • Style : Bottom Freezer
  • Size : Full Size
  • Door Style : French Door
  • Counter-Depth : Yes
  • Glass Door : No
  • Door Finish : Smooth
  • Accepts Custom Panels : Yes
  • Door Color : Panel Ready
  • Cabinet Color : Stainless Steel


  • Refrigerator Capacity : 14.3 Cu. Ft.
  • Freezer Capacity : 5.4 Cu. Ft.
  • Total Capacity : 19.6 Cu. Ft.


  • Width : 35 3/4"
  • Depth : 23 15/16"
  • Height : 83 3/4"

Refrigerator Features

  • Type of Shelves : Glass
  • Glass Shelves : Yes
  • Wire Shelves : No
  • Plastic Shelves : No
  • Stainless Steel Shelves : No
  • No. of Shelves : 3
  • Slide-out Shelves : No
  • Spill Safe Shelves : No
  • Cantilever Shelves : Yes
  • Split Shelves : Yes
  • No. of Door Bins : 6
  • Adjustable Door Bins : Yes
  • Gallon Door Storage : Yes

Freezer Features

  • Defrost : Automatic
  • Ice Maker : Yes
  • Ice Dispenser : No
  • Quick Freeze : Yes
  • Glass Shelves : No
  • Wire Shelves : No
  • Plastic Shelves : No
  • Stainless Steel Shelves : No

Technical Details

  • Energy Star Rated : Yes
  • CEE Rating : Tier I
  • Star-K Certified : No
  • ADA Compliant : No
  • Approved for Commercial Use : No
  • Approved for Medical Use : No
  • Approved for Outdoor Use : No
  • Amps : 15
  • Voltage : 120 Volts


  • Digital Temperature Control : Yes
  • Sabbath Mode : No
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