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What kind of water should I use in my Opal ice maker?

What kind of water should I use in my Opal ice maker?

distilled water
We recommend using distilled water in your Opal; even bottled water can have high mineral content.

How do I stop my Opal ice maker from squeaking?

If Opal recently started squeaking, you will need to clean your Opal. You can purchase an Opal Cleaning Kit or watch this video on Opal Ice Chute Cleaning. This issue can also be caused by water quality. We recommend using only distilled water in your Opal.

Why is my Opal ice maker not making ice?

If your ice maker isn’t producing ice at all or is producing crescents or cubes that are smaller than usual, it’s typically indicative of a clog somewhere along the supply line. Cause: A common cause for a clog is frozen water in the line. Fix: To repair a frozen line, slide the refrigerator and unplug it.

Can I leave my Opal ice maker on all the time?

You need to leave it plugged in and running all the time if you want ice. If the unit is powered off the ice will melt and the water will return to the reservoir. This is just like your refrigerator or freezer in that it needs to be on all the time.

How much ice does the Opal ice maker make?

The Opal produces 1 lb. of ice per hour and the bin holds 3 lb. at a time. Schedule fresh nugget ice and monitor your icemaker’s status, all from your phone. Your choice of WiFi or Bluetooth models.

Where is the water filter on the Opal ice maker?

It is normal that as the Opal starts making ice the first nuggets will be slushy. After approximately 30 minutes the Opal will be making standard ice nuggets. During operation, the provided metal screen or the approved water filter must be in place at the water inlet, located at the bottom right corner of the reservoir.

Is the Opal nugget ice maker an affiliate?

However, Ice Maker Geeks may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer’s website. The Opal Nugget Ice Maker is a fantastic piece of modern machinery but even the best-engineered devices will eventually have an issue or two.

Which is better Sonic ice or opal nugget ice maker?

The Opal has a built-in water resovoir, but comes with a separate side-tank that gives you more water, which leads to less filling, and more constant ice production. It has sonic ice (nugget ice), a great design and is compact.