Tag Archives: Dometic

DIY Question about Marine A/C Wattage Draw & Operating on DC Inverter Power

Tyler was inquiring about a DIY job installing Marine A/C on a 30 foot sailboat, and then running the Marine Air Conditioner on an inverter when he was away from shore power.
His question asked about wattage draw of a 8,000 BTU Cruisair self contained Turbo AC unit & if I thought the 8,000 BTU marine ac unit would be large enough for his 30′ Irwin

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

AC Filters, Coils & Pump Systems Maintenance & Checkup

If you can get a good look at the aluminum fins…Check to see that they are not also clogged…If they are…That’s another story, and it’s probably time to call you’re A/C guy to clean them because he has access to cleaning solutions that work real well for this…and also likely has the equipment to do the job right…With less mess…

To 2010 Boat/Yacht A/C Owners

Hello All…A New Year again…Hopefully yours was good…. I started this site last year to “put my feelers out”  about what owners and captains may want to learn and share about marine  a/c. The support has been more than I ever expected… So… My New Year resolution to you is expand the site we created…Because of your feedback I am […]

Chilled / Tempered Water Marine Air Conditioning A/C

Dometic (Cruisair & Marine Air) tempered water systems are built for larger yachts and commercial craft.

These two-stage systems use circulated water as a heat transfer medium. The warmed or cooled fluid is piped through a closed loop from the tempering unit in the engine room to any number of air handling units throughout the boat.

Dometic’s unique reverse-cycle design provides very efficient heating, even in relatively cold seawater temperatures, in many cases eliminating the need for separate heating systems.