Manitowoc IYT-1200A-261 - 1,200 lbs Cube Ice Maker - Air Cooled

Product Code


200 lbs
30 in
34 in
34 in


In a hurry? Check out these key benefits!

  • Ice machine capable of producing up to 1200 lbs. of ice per 24 hours
  • Produces dice ice cubes (3/8 in. x 1 1/8 in. x 7/8 in.) at 96 cubes per lb.
  • Acoustical ice sensing probe allows for reliable operation in even the most challenging water conditions
  • Hinged front door and removable equipment make cleaning fast, efficient, and easy
  • EasyRead® display clearly communicates the operating status and maintenance reminders through a blue illuminated display
  • Programmable ice production including on/off time, ice volume, and bin level (accessory bin level control sold separately)
  • Exceeds ENERGY STAR standards, improving efficiency and increasing savings

A durable and efficient ice making solution for your high-volume environment, the Manitowoc Indigo Series IY-1106A-261 High Capacity Modular Ice Cube Machine is an excellent option for most any food service environment, producing up to 1200 lbs. of half dice (3/8 in. x 1 1/8 in. x 7/8 in.) ice cubes per day. And, with its eco-friendly and efficient features, this machine keeps operating costs low and maintains a small footprint which means more money in your pocket at the end of each day.

The EasyRead® display, unique to the Indigo Series ice machines, allows for simple, streamlined communication between the operator and the equipment. This technology utilizes unique symbols on an illuminated blue screen to differentiate between urgent and non-urgent concerns and messages. And for ease of access. you can read crucial information regarding your machine like the model number, serial numbers, warranty information, etc. with just a touch of a button.

Equipped with programmable ice production settings, the IY-1106A-261 exceeds ENERGY STAR standards and is built with durability in mind. This machine has an acoustical ice sensing probe that ensures consistent and reliable operation and any surfaces and parts that would require cleaning and care are accessible from the front of the machine and removable without the hassle of a tool kit. Its DuraTech Exterior, stainless steel finish, and clear-coat resist fingerprints, dirt, and corrosion making this ice machine durable and easy to clean.

Manitowoc has also included several key components to inhibit lime deposits, slime growth, and mineral scale, increasing the reliability of the unit. Several plastic food zone parts are molded with AlphaSan® antimicrobial protection and the Automatic Cleaning System (iAuCS®) can initiate a cleaning/sanitizing cycle to the evaporator automatically at a predetermined interval. This lowers operating costs and extends time between servicing. The LuminIce® Growth Inhibitor inhibits yeast and bacteria growth by creating "active air" that passes over exposed parts of the food zone.**


This product does not come with a cord and will need to be hardwired by an electrician when it is installed

If you are interested in an ice machine such as this, but with different sized ice cubes, or if you are interested in any of our other add-on items, we would recommend checking out the products listed below.

**iAuCS® and LuminIce® Growth Inhibitor sold separately

This Ice Maker Pairs Well With:

ArcticPure Water Filter

Replacement Cartridges Sold Separately

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This Ice Maker Pairs Well With:

B-570 Ice Storage Bin

Capacity: 430 lbs.

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Product Features

  • Eco-friendly features and small footprint allow ice machine to exceed ENERGY STAR standards
  • EasyRead® display communicates operating status and maintenance reminders, and allows for customizable ice production
  • Intelligent diagnostics give diagnostic feedback for trouble-free operation 24/7
  • DuraTech exterior, stainless steel finish, and AlphaSan® antimicrobial protection increase the durability and efficiency of the machine
  • Acoustical Ice Sensing Probe adds reliability by optimize operation even in challenging water conditions
  • Hinged front door allows for easy access to the ice machine
  • Water-trough, distribution tube, and sensing probes are easily removable without tools for efficient cleaning

Standard Customizable Features with EasyRead® Display

  • 14 different language options
  • Time and date settings including choosing between a 24-hour and 12-hour clock
  • Metric or imperial measurements
  • Ice Clarity feature allows water usage to be adjusted to improve quality in hard water locations
  • Brightness of EasyRead® display
  • Password settings
  • CleanMinder scheduling
  • Air and water filter change reminders

Commercial Warranty

  • 3-year ice maker parts and labor
  • 5-year evaporator parts and labor
  • 5-year compressor parts and 3-year compressor labor


Specifications: Manufacturer: Model: Width: Depth: Height: Weight: Cond. Unit: Ice Shape: Ice Cube Dimensions in. (cm.): Ice Production per 24 hrs. (70° F air/50° F water): Ice Production per 24 hrs. (90° F air/70° F water): Water Usage per 100 lbs of Ice:* Ice Storage Bin Recommendation:** Ice Storage: Width with Bin: Depth with Bin: Height with Bin:
Manitowoc IYT-1200A-261 30 in. (76.2 cm.) 24 1/2 in. (62.2 cm.) 29 1/2 in. (74.9 cm.) 227.1 lbs. (103 kg.) Air Dice 7/8 (2.22) x 7/8 (2.22) x 7/8 (2.22) 1141 lbs. (518 kg.) 846 lbs. (384 kg.) 19.8 gallons (75 liters) Manitowoc B-570 Ice Storage Bin 430 lbs. (195 kg.) 30 in. (76.2 cm.) 34 in. (86.4 cm.) 79 1/2 in. (202 cm.)
Manitowoc IYT-1200A-261 30 in. (76.2 cm.) 24 1/2 in. (62.2 cm.) 29 1/2 in. (74.9 cm.) 227.1 lbs. (103 kg.) Air Dice 3/8 (0.95) x 1 1/8 (2.86) x 7/8 (2.22) 1200 lbs (544 kg.) 870 lbs (395 kg.) 19.8 gallons (75 liters) Manitowoc D-570 Ice Storage Bin 430 lbs. (195 kg.) 30 in. (76.2 cm.) 34 in. (86.4 cm.) 79 1/2 in. (202 cm.)

Ice output per day varies based upon environmental conditions and size and type of ice. The Specification Sheet provided by the manufacturer is based on the max output of a machine operating under ideal conditions, so you may see slight variations from the specifications listed depending on your food service environment.

*Specs calculated 90° F air/70° F water.

**Ice Storage Bins are sold separately and are available as add-on products with this purchase.

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