Has anyone replaced the fridge with a compressor-type? Like Vitrifrigo? Or NovaKool?

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Re: Has anyone replaced the fridge with a compressor-type? Like Vitrifrigo? Or NovaKool?

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Millennial Falcon wrote:
Mon Mar 23, 2020 4:55 pm
I don't know exactly? I guess a 12-volt only would have worked fine. I don;t know if the NovaKool 4500 comes in 12-volt only?

After months of use, I can tell you it works REALLY well on either power source. I've accidentally exploded a few sodas and beers... I notice no difference in temperature or efficiency if it's on 12-volt or 110shorepower.

This is seriously the best upgrade I've ever done and cannot recommend this fridge strongly enough.
It looks like it comes in two versions - a 12 volt only model, and a 12/120 volt model for $160 more. It seems the 120 volt mode just uses a built-in converter to convert back to 12 volt, so it's not surprising it would work the same. The only advantage I can think of would be if, say, the converter in the B190 went bad, the fridge would still work.

I was going to ask how it was working for you - thanks for the report!
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