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Old 06-06-2012, 08:38 AM   #1
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12v fridge wirh low energy consumption?

My small Dometic (~2sf) fridge takes 8.5 amps. Yuck!

People say that the newer ones take less energy. I would like to avoid using propane.

What is a good replacement?

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Old 06-06-2012, 09:54 AM   #2
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The danfoss compressor types use about 2-3 amps when on. The duty cycle depends on the ambient. Most folks report between 30%-50%. Raz

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Old 06-06-2012, 10:26 AM   #3
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Use propane! It works and a lot cheaper than replacing.
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Old 06-06-2012, 10:50 AM   #4
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I googled the popular tundra 12v fridge. Post number 3 is a good one Dometic Tundra refrigerator 12v- 3.9amps
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Old 06-06-2012, 01:37 PM   #5
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Low energy fridges.

Arguably, I would venture to say that Engel Australia makes the highest efficiency 12V fridges and freezers in the world. However, if they are not also the most pricey, I would be surprised.
I covet having one of their portable units, but, unless a lottery comes in for me - - - - - .
Nice stuff, though!
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