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Alphadug

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Fridge thermostat revisited
« on: May 13 2019, 21:02 »
It appears that people have replaced the thermostat in a system with a VE150 evaporator unit. I have a Sodial MH1219A (basically the Htronic) with a sensor that goes in the fridge box not in the evaporator coils like the factory setup. Isotherm says this will not work. I can't see any reason it won't. Has anyone had any problems with this setup?

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Doug

Yngmar

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Re: Fridge thermostat revisited
« Reply #1 on: May 14 2019, 10:20 »
We've been using a digital thermostat for a couple years now, in liveaboard cruising (fulltime) use. Works very well. Location of the sensor is important.

I've also added a circulation fan to reduce icing and help a more equal temperature distribution in our large 160L fridge. The sensor is located at the opposite side of the fan, away from the evaporator plate, so it measures the circulated air temperature in the fridge.
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