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Haier to Showcase Life-Size, Remote Controlled R2-D2 Refrigerator at CES 2016

17 Dec 2015

WAYNE, N.J – December 17, 2015 –  Haier, a global leader in consumer electronics and appliances, will unveil its R2-D2™ Moving Refrigerator at CES 2016 (Central Hall Booth #12814).  This refrigerator is remote controlled and built with authentic light and sound effects faithful to the world of the Star Wars movies. The R2-D2 refrigerator can keep drinks chilled, while moving freely in any direction, and features a fully functional built-in projector, perfect for viewing parties.

R2-D2, everyone’s favorite and most dependable droid from the Star Wars series, is now a 1/1 scale refrigerator that can deliver your favorite beverage right to you. With an elaborate construction that hits all the intricate details of R2-D2, the fridge is a faithful replica in terms of sound and movement. Developed and produced by Haier Subsidiary Haier Asia in Japan, the fridge is made to order and comes with a serial number, making it a collectible item for any serious fan.

Product Details

Product Name: R2-D2™ Moving Refrigerator
Model Number: ASR-RD6E(W)
Size: (W x D x H) 650 x 620 x 950 mm | 25.6″ x 24.4″ x 37.4″
Weight: (approx.) 55 kg (R2-D2 body only)
Fridge Capacity: (approx.) 6L (storage for six 350ml cans)
Refrigeration Temperature: (approx.) 7±3℃ (at room temperature of 25℃)
Power: AC100V (50/60Hz)
Battery: approx. 2 hours of movement on full charge
Self-Propelling Speed: 1 km/h max
Features: Refrigeration function, remote-controlled operation (movement, effects), projector video output
Projector:

  • Brightness: 32lm
  • Quality: 720p HD
  • Contrast Ratio: 80000:1
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Light Source: Laser diode
  • Supports Miracast for Android (not compatible with iOS devices)

 Also Includes:

  • IR remote control (takes 2 AAA batteries)
  • AC adaptor
  • Battery charger
  • User’s manual
  • Certificate of authenticity
  • Serial number plate

For more information, high-resolution images or to book a time to see this droid in person, contact PR representatives at haier@maxborgesagency.com. 

About Haier America


Haier America, headquartered in Wayne, N.J., is a subsidiary of Haier Group, the world’s #1 major appliances brand by volume as ranked by Euromonitor International 2014, and a global leader in consumer electronics. Haier employs more than 60,000 people around the world and distributes products in more than 100 countries and regions with global revenues reaching $32.6 billion in 2014. For more information, please visit www.haieramerica.com or connect at www.facebook.com/Haieramerica and Twitter @haieramerica.

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Media Contacts

James Liess, Haier America
jliess@haieramerica.com
973-617-1804

Jessica Darrican, Max Borges Agency
jessica@maxborgesagency.com
305-374-4404 x.116

Alec Booker, Max Borges Agency
alecbooker@maxborgesagency.com
305-374-4404 x.113