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Replace Sub-Zero Model 611 with Classic Series Model BI-30U


  • Are the opening size and electrical requirements the same for model 611 and Classic series (BI) model BI-30U?
  • Are the water location and panels the same for model 611 and model BI-30U?
  • Do panels transfer from an old unit to a new unit?
  • Can old panels go on a new unit?
  • 611 compatibility



Opening SizeElectrical RequirementsWater RequirementsItems to Verify
  • No change.
  • No change.
  • No change.
  • Whether the original unit had a reduced height grille (to reduce overall unit height to 83") or an extended grille (to increase overall height above 84"). If so, order a new reduced height or extended height grille for the new model. See Sub-Zero Classic Series (BI) Grille Height Options.
  • The new model door clearance fits if installed near an island. See the Sub-Zero Design Guide for details.


  • The panels from model 611 will fit model BI-30U with the purchase of a retrofit kit. Retrofit kits are only needed if reusing existing panels.
  • Side panels cannot be reused.

BI-30U Sales Accessories

Accessory Framed Overlay
Retrofit Kit


See also, Classic Series Overlay Retrofit Kits.


See also, Classic Series Overlay Retrofit Kits.

Grille 7014849 (louvered if desired)

Reduce height of overlay grille panel by 1" if reusing the grille panel from model 611.


7014888 (full-length standard set)

7003463 (full-length extended set)

Reuse existing handles or mount any custom handles to the door/drawer panels.

See also:

Refer to the Sub-Zero Design Guide for design specifications and the product Installation Guide for further installation information.


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