The compact self-contained design of the Whynter IDC-221SC gives any kitchen or workplace the convenience of dispensing ice and water from one system. In addition to efficiently making perfectly bullet-shaped ice cubes, this convenient 2-in-1 unit is able to make up to 26 lbs. of ice per day. This unit can hold up to 2 liters of water that can dispensed as cold water (melted ice) or even room-temperature water with a simple push of a button. Always looking to make our appliances just a little better, we have designed an optional direct water connection function to this dispenser. The direct connection allows you the convenience of having a continuous supply of ice and water without have to refill the water reservoir! Compact Design This unit is highly compact and affordable unit designed for space constrained use in your kitchen, home bar or office. Direct Connection Simply connect the unit to a water main using the water hose that is included with the unit and the unit will draw water for ice making as needed. Water can also be manually filled. Electronic Controls and Indicators With the easy-to-use controls, you can adjust the cube size from small to large. LED indicators tell you when you need to refill the water or when the ice bin are full. Easy to Maintain and Clean The unit is designed to continuously make ice using water in the unit and requires no draining. There is also an easy access drain port to help when cleaning and clearing out the unit for storage.