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50 Year Old Custom Marine Air Conditioning

Marine A/C before Cruisair or Marine Air

50 or so years ago…Marine A/C was custom installed only (no production units)…This was what was installed in yachts for A/C…The system is what we call “Modulating” with a Semi Hermetic compressor, and each cabin had it’s own thermostat that shut the flow of refrigerant off to that cabin when it reached the selected temp. […]

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Marine AC Compressor SmartStart, Soft Start, Hard Start Assist

Got a Compressor that is a bit hard starting…Maybe marginal Shore Power or Generator causing Tripped Breakers, Lights Dimming, or Battery Backups beeping every time the A/C starts…This could be your answer… I have installed several and found the claims to be true… The instructions are pretty straight forward, but I can also provide an […]

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Marine Air Vector Turbo Self Contained A/C 6,000 Btu 115 volt

FEATURES BENEFITS Elite or Passport I/O Display Versatility in choice of displays w/Passport I/O technology High Velocity Blower Increased air flow with no motor overhang Rust-free Molded Composite Drain Pan Never rusts and minimal standing condensate water Blower Rotatable to Left or Right Hand Reduced installation time and SKU #’s Built-in Isolation Mounting System Minimizes […]

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Marine Air Vector Turbo Self Contained A/C 8,000 Btu 115 volt

FEATURES BENEFITS Elite or Passport I/O Display Versatility in choice of displays w/Passport I/O technology High Velocity Blower Increased air flow with no motor overhang Rust-free Molded Composite Drain Pan Never rusts and minimal standing condensate water Blower Rotatable to Left or Right Hand Reduced installation time and SKU #’s Built-in Isolation Mounting System Minimizes […]

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Marine Air Vector Turbo Self Contained A/C 10,000 Btu 115 volt

FEATURES BENEFITS Elite or Passport I/O Display Versatility in choice of displays w/Passport I/O technology High Velocity Blower Increased air flow with no motor overhang Rust-free Molded Composite Drain Pan Never rusts and minimal standing condensate water Blower Rotatable to Left or Right Hand Reduced installation time and SKU #’s Built-in Isolation Mounting System Minimizes […]

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Marine Air Vector Turbo Self Contained A/C 12,000 Btu 115 volt

FEATURES BENEFITS Elite or Passport I/O Display Versatility in choice of displays w/Passport I/O technology High Velocity Blower Increased air flow with no motor overhang Rust-free Molded Composite Drain Pan Never rusts and minimal standing condensate water Blower Rotatable to Left or Right Hand Reduced installation time and SKU #’s Built-in Isolation Mounting System Minimizes […]

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Marine Air Vector Turbo Self Contained A/C 16,000 Btu 115 volt

FEATURES BENEFITS Elite or Passport I/O Display Versatility in choice of displays w/Passport I/O technology High Velocity Blower Increased air flow with no motor overhang Rust-free Molded Composite Drain Pan Never rusts and minimal standing condensate water Blower Rotatable to Left or Right Hand Reduced installation time and SKU #’s Built-in Isolation Mounting System Minimizes […]

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Sentry Battery Chargers

Greetings All, It seems that there is some confusion/misconceptions about Sentry battery chargers…Actually all chargers, but with the recent years of newer technology in battery charging (switch mode or multi stage) when compared to the older (time proven) technology of Sentry & others being Ferro Resonant transformer type…below is a bunch of excerpts from a forum I […]

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A/C System Ices Up

I notice from the Google searches…That A/C System Icing is a search done often.. Though there can be many reasons for system icing…There are a few that the DIY boater can rule out before calling the service guy ( I can discuss other reasons in the forum but here are a few of the basic answers) Direct Expansion […]

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Free Marine A/C & Refrigeration Troubleshooting

Greetings All… This is just a note to confirm that I offer FREE Troubleshooting help for your Marine A/C & Refrigeration issues…But I ONLY do this in the FORUM section…If you can’t take the time to register & ask in the FORUM…I usually won’t respond…(this section is not setup for dialog/discussion…it’s only setup for comments) My only request […]

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Dometic Marine Air/Cruisair Pump Relay’s

Marine Air PUMP RELAY PANELS 224110040 $245.00 (2PRP) Two Unit Solid State Relay, 115V/230V 1phase 224110050 $275.00 (6PRP) Two To Six Unit Solid State Relay, 115V/230V 1phase Cruisair Pump Relays and Triggers PR3X $285.00 Pump Relay, 115/230V, Up to 3 Triggers (not included) PR3X-2 $285.00 Pump Relay, 115/230V, with two 115V Triggers PR3X-2C $285.00 Pump Relay, 115/230V, […]

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Cold Plate/Hold Over Refrigeration

For many years Hold Over/Cold plate refrigeration was the way to go for long distance cruising yachts, and over the road refrigerated trucks…The function is Just as the Phrase Implies…Hold Over…For extended periods with a minimum of refrigeration system run time. The Advantages, and Disadvantages of a Hold Over system are similar to a block […]

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Marine A/C Cabin Controls

Since they are not like home A/C controls…Sometimes marine A/C controls are misunderstood…Hope this can clear up some misconceptions… They do provide the same function as in home systems as they are designed to keep the temperature in the cabin/room at a selected temp within a few degrees… But different than Home…They can (and most […]

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Marine A/C Icing in Heat

I have been experiencing an a/c problem also but on the heat mode side. I have 4 A/C system with one giving me a icing problem on the compressor unit. Starting on the suction side and loop tubing of the remote unit is freezing up with heavy ice. The compressor is hot to touch. Check […]

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