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Old 05-21-2014, 10:15 AM   #1
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For those with refrigerator issues….

Here is a neat device that should allow you to monitor the refer temperature while towing, possibly warning of a malfunction. A blue tooth enabled thermometer that sends the info to your smartphone…..Amazon.com : WeatherHawk myBlue-T Bluetooth Temperature Sensor, Oval, White : Bluetooth Thermometer : Sports & Outdoors
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Old 05-21-2014, 10:45 AM   #2
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Based on the reviews it doesn't sound like the blue tooth signal is too reliable.
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I'll test it this weekend and report back.
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When I saw the title of your post Jim, I thought you had found a solution to my problem and not another gadget to tell me my milk is spoiling. I consider myself "old school" with just a basic flip phone. My electronic leash.
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Old 05-21-2014, 08:48 PM   #5
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I took Jim's original suggestion A long time ago with a 2 channel system that includes 2 wireless senders and a single receiver to monitor both the refrig and freezer temps locally in the trailer. I must say that it is a stellar setup and I have used the original batteries now for 2 years. I wouldn't camp without it.

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Steve-

What brand remote fridge monitor are you using? I'm in the market for one.

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I use a digital weather thermometer with a separate remote sensor, WalMart. The remote goes inside the fridge, the display sits on the countertop. Tells me weather in the camper and in the fridge. Nice for seeing temp changes. My only wish is for one additional remote sensor I could then leave outside in the tongue box, and a lighted display.

Have learned prolonged door opening is not good. It has been a good reminder to kick it up a dot or two if fridge has warmed up. Prices and styles may vary. Think I paid... $18-$24. ?
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I use this one. I mounted the display above the ETI tank/battery display panel.

Amazon.com - Chaney Instrument 00985 Wireless Refrigerator Freezer Thermometer Alarm Set - Wireless Temperature Warning

NOTE: Adjusting the LP regulator has significantly helped the fridge propane performance.
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It is made by ACU-RITE and cost less than $40.00.
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What brand remote fridge monitor are you using? I'm in the market for one.

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Dick Cheney makes thermometers now? I knew the guy was cold.
Oh, wait, wrong spelling. Never mind.
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