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Old 07-04-2014, 08:21 PM   #71
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Corsair fans

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can you supply the part numbers for the fans & microswitch. Excellent design

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Old 07-04-2014, 08:39 PM   #72
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Steve,
can you supply the part numbers for the fans & microswitch. Excellent design

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Hi Bob! The microswitch was kicking around in a box at home so no part number... Radio Shack or other supplier like that will have one. The fans can be purchased in pairs from newegg.com for $30.00. Here is a link.

Corsair Air Series SP120 (CO-9050012-WW) 120mm PWM Quiet Edition High Static Pressure Fan (Twin Pack) - Newegg.com

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Old 07-04-2014, 08:48 PM   #73
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I only saw 2 white and one brown wire, will need to look again and get back to you.
Jim, yours may be different than mine. Just ground your meter to the cooling fins with an alligator clip and measure the voltages on your light switch leads with the refrigerator off and on and also the interior light off and on (with the light switch attached to the plug but loose and opened for measurements). You will find the correct supply point that way by looking for the one point with the highest voltage under all conditions.
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Here is a source of some micro switches Amazon.com: Install Bay Toggle Switch Mini with 20 Inch Leads On and Off 5 Bag- IBMTS: Car Electronics
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Jim, yours may be different than mine. Just ground your meter to the cooling fins with an alligator clip and measure the voltages on your light switch leads with the refrigerator off and on and also the interior light off and on (with the light switch attached to the plug but loose and opened for measurements). You will find the correct supply point that way by looking for the one point with the highest voltage under all conditions.
Thanks Steve for pointing me in the right direction. Modifications are one thing but dealing with expensive electronics is something else.
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For those without a power source in their refrigerator, it's pretty easy to get some. I removed the thermistor hole cover inside and push a piece of stiff Weedeater line along the thermistor line and to the outside/back of the refrigerator. With that, a single wire can be pulled to the 12vt power terminal. Affix your ground to the exchange fin.

I normal would not spend so much on a product consisting of two simple fans, a switch, led lights, and the enclosure. But this time I go with something that doesn't look so home made. If you have noticed, the holes in the enclosure circulates air along the full length of the exchange fin.

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For those without a power source in their refrigerator, it's pretty easy to get some. I removed the thermistor hole cover inside and push a piece of stiff Weedeater line along the thermistor line and to the outside/back of the refrigerator. With that, a single wire can be pulled to the 12vt power terminal. Affix your ground to the exchange fin.

I normal would not spend so much on a product consisting of two simple fans, a switch, led lights, and the enclosure. But this time I go with something that doesn't look so home made. If you have noticed, the holes in the enclosure circulates air along the full length of the exchange fin.

Fridge Fix comes with a money back guarantee if not satisfied with the results. I live and camp in a good test lab.
David, with your location you truely have the best test case . Please share your test results when you get it installed!

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We're still trying to decide between the 6.7 and the 4.3. Does the 4.3 typically perform better? We might be willing to sacrifice refrigerator space, or should we just count on doing the modifications?
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