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Miesisice
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thermoelectric coolers

Post by Miesisice » Mon Jun 03, 2019 5:11 am

g'day everyone,
i have a waeco ccf40 fridge freezer that needs some repairs. while i was at the shop ordering some parts to repair it, i was looking at a thermoelectric cooler about the same size as the ccf40 and claims to cool 30 degs. below ambient. most of my camping trips are only 2 or 3 nights and was thinking weather the cooler would suit my needs?
i only need to keep things cold, no real need to keep things frozen as my trips are never more then a week. just weekend get aways.
so can anyone tell me if they are any good and what they are like on power consuption compaired to a fridge/freezer?
thanks for any info, shappy

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Re: thermoelectric coolers

Post by Shannon » Mon Jun 03, 2019 6:54 am

no idea sorry
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Re: thermoelectric coolers

Post by A. Spruce » Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:43 am

I am unfamiliar with them as well. If this is a plug into your car's cigarette lighter kind of thing, then it is NOT what you're looking for, unless you like being stranded out in the wilderness with a dead battery, as this type will kill your battery within 8 to 10 hours. Coolers of this type are meant for road trips where the car is constantly charging the battery.
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