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Sub-Zero Classic Series (BI) External Dispenser Upgrade Panel Compatibility


  • Will the new external dispenser work on existing Classic (BI) models?
  • Classic external dispenser panel compatibility
  • Can the upgraded external dispenser be installed on an existing model?


New Classic (BI) dispenser models are compatible with existing BI external dispenser model panels.

  • The glasswell bezel accommodates a 1/4" (6) thick panel for framed applications and a 3/4" (19) thick panel for overlay and flush inset applications.
  • Panels thicker than 3/4" (19) must be routed in the dispenser area to 3/4" (19) (1-1/8" (29) total including backer and spacer panels).
  • With a thicker panel and old dispenser panel dimensions, the panels will fit on a new dispenser model but may not be the same flush look depending how the panel is routed.
  • The old bezel has a curved front surface shown on the left. The new dispenser front is flat, as shown on the right.

Refer to the Sub-Zero Design Guide for design specifications.


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