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Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 01-11-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By JimiQ
Sure, but its ugly as hell :D ...

Sure, but its ugly as hell :D
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Im sorry if the pics are too large
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 01-08-19, 05:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,170
Posted By JimiQ
I finally got around to tuning my fridge a bit...

I finally got around to tuning my fridge a bit more:
1) I have installed two old PC fans (free, I haven't used them anymore) connected to molex-PC fan reduction ($1-$2) connected to USB-molex...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 06-14-18, 01:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,170
Posted By JimiQ
but is said drip pan thermally connected to...

but is said drip pan thermally connected to compressor/coils? Because mine was plastic with only 1cm squared direct connection to compressor, otherwise there was like 2mm air gap. So I removed the...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 06-11-18, 03:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,170
Posted By JimiQ
If you'd be able to start/stop the fan in sync...

If you'd be able to start/stop the fan in sync with compressor running, it wouldn't consume as much as running nonstop. Also, depends on the fan :)

I had laptop cooling pad blowing air on coils,...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 06-05-18, 05:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,170
Posted By JimiQ
I don't really know where to put this and I...

I don't really know where to put this and I didn't want to start a new thread, so there it goes.

I stumbled upon an article about cooling fridge compressor by condensation drip from freezer coils....
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 10-06-16, 01:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,170
Posted By JimiQ
So final numbers are 197kWh per 365 days, or...

So final numbers are 197kWh per 365 days, or around 540Wh/d. A bit higher than I expected, but still very nice.
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-23-16, 02:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,170
Posted By JimiQ
oh, so it's not a chest freezer convert, now I...

oh, so it's not a chest freezer convert, now I get it. I didn't see any of regular cabinet freezers converted.

Yeah, I have the same drain - from refrigerator to container on top of compressor....
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-23-16, 12:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,170
Posted By JimiQ
Yeah, but that wouldn't be approved by wife, and...

Yeah, but that wouldn't be approved by wife, and I also need freezer that's freezing (for leftovers, or meat, frozen pizza...) :-)
Also, I've read there are some problems with condensation inside...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-22-16, 12:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,170
Posted By JimiQ
In fact I've read your thread few months ago and...

In fact I've read your thread few months ago and you've been one of my inspirations for my mod. So thank you for that!

Unfortunately due to my laziness and space constraints I couldn't afford...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-21-16, 12:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,170
Posted By JimiQ
So will anyone else try this? I'd like to know if...

So will anyone else try this? I'd like to know if my results are repeatable :thumbup:
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-21-16, 02:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,170
Posted By JimiQ
I'm not completely sure, but I guess compressor...

I'm not completely sure, but I guess compressor isn't warm during winter (we usually don't heat much, so there's like 21C (70F). Also my refrigerant is R600a, which has boiling point -11.7C, which...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-19-16, 12:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,170
Posted By JimiQ
Foam is 3 mm (1/8th of inch) thick. It's the...

Foam is 3 mm (1/8th of inch) thick. It's the cheapest one I could get. Mod cost around $4 and already (in 319 days) saved nearly $8.

Average consumption is 514Wh/d, before mod I have no complete...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-18-16, 08:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,170
Posted By JimiQ
WonderFridge

Hi, during last september I've modded my refrigerator with aluminium-styrofoam foil. I've attached the foil between compressor and freezer part. I also added the foil between refrigerator and back...
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