Looking at tackling a new refrigeration project
, and wondered if anyone has one of these units (Norcold DE-0061) on their sailboat? I like the idea of the efficiency of a top loading refrig/freezer system with a dual evaporator (engine drive and 12 volt DC) but one of these would be much easier to drop in and a lot less work
and ultimately cost as well. We have a 51' Hudson
Force, so I have plenty of room for it and lots of batteries
already, but I was wondering what the power draw in the tropics for this unit will be. (amp hours you are actually seeing used in the carribean).
I am fully aware that the top loading units are more efficient but am looking for feedback on this specific unit.