I have a 2 cu ft model Isotherm top loader, setup as a separate freezer/backup mini fridge. It has a BD-35. I have had zero problems with it in 5/6 years and came across it used. I added insulation as the shell is metal and it was cold (wasting electrons) during the initial trial of the unit.
Edit: My Isotherm compressor
and condenser were able to be remotely mounted outside insulation. It came screwed to the bottom of box...was removable and has maybe 4' of soft copper tubing.
I also have a 4 cu ft 3/1 fridge/freezer, custom formed evaporator, that was properly built using polyiso insulation, bagged, thermal reflective barrier, lights, fan...Frigoboat Capri
50 (BD-50) about 10 years old.
When it comes time to replace, I will be talking to Rich about a Cool Blue System...all about Customer Service
when the dealer/manufacturer is not just down the road....been there...
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