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Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 02-25-14, 05:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,541
Posted By BeerGrylls
The 12hrdn1 seems like one of those unbranded...

The 12hrdn1 seems like one of those unbranded plqtform builds just like my hrnf1, it is also in the Midea catalogues. The compressor is designed by Toshiba and some even branded as Toshiba but the...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 02-22-14, 12:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,000
Posted By BeerGrylls
Many thanks for the input Mike. It is good know,...

Many thanks for the input Mike. It is good know, however what if the coil becomes an evaporator ? I actually try to refrain from using those designations since they switch around. My outside hx will...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 02-22-14, 11:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,000
Posted By BeerGrylls
Thanks Jeff, I've been looking at those before,...

Thanks Jeff,
I've been looking at those before, but, with shipping and tax they end up half what I paid for my heat pump. Looking for a more budget friendly option. Secondly, I understand that a...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 02-21-14, 05:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,000
Posted By BeerGrylls
Btw I have looked at the size of the current hx...

Btw I have looked at the size of the current hx for referrence, if anyone interested.
Outdoor about 51 lenghts of 76cm pipes, 3 circuits, pipe is 7.6? mm weird diameter, probably not metric.
Indoor...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 02-21-14, 05:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,000
Posted By BeerGrylls
spring is coming

Hi All,
Firstly, many thanks pinballooking for the offer. Unfortunately I haven't found a suitable HX yet. If I do find one in the states I would definitely appreciate some help with shipping....
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-16-14, 04:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,000
Posted By BeerGrylls
More poking inside the outdoor unit. Found a...

More poking inside the outdoor unit. Found a little metal encased box at the bottom of the unit. After checking several other manuals from other units, I now presume it is a so called 'reactor'. What...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-16-14, 06:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,000
Posted By BeerGrylls
Yeah, those would be nice. I contacted them about...

Yeah, those would be nice. I contacted them about shipping one of those over here, they only want to ship with UPS which was ridiculous in price. USPS would be 4 times cheaper. Interestingly almost...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-14-14, 03:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,000
Posted By BeerGrylls
Jeff, not sure if I was clear enough :-) The hack...

Jeff, not sure if I was clear enough :-) The hack has to happen so warranty is no issue anymore. I'd love to have this thing kept intact, but there is no way I'll be sailing with that thing on my...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-14-14, 01:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,000
Posted By BeerGrylls
Jeff, I am familiar with the "platform"...

Jeff, I am familiar with the "platform" production concept and I believe this is going on in HVAC for many years. I assume my platform is some generic Chinese package under Toshiba specs, sold as...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-12-14, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 1,640,179
Posted By BeerGrylls
I guess a potential problem is that the guys...

I guess a potential problem is that the guys wanting to cool their pc gear are not necessarily concerned with power consumption. We are not just interested in the hot end, but a high COP hot end. Do...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-12-14, 05:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,000
Posted By BeerGrylls
Jeff, I don't believe the fan or the sensors are...

Jeff, I don't believe the fan or the sensors are too much trouble. The temperature variation here as air vs water is not much in mild winters ( actually in mild winters Danube is a little bit colder...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-12-14, 12:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,000
Posted By BeerGrylls
Jeff, none of those, it is one step smaller, 07...

Jeff, none of those, it is one step smaller, 07 (from 7000btu in cooling), but physically it appears to be a 1 ton unit, with different software, maybe different EXV, but the size of the HX looks to...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-12-14, 05:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,000
Posted By BeerGrylls
Hi, Europe is 220V, there is some consumption...

Hi, Europe is 220V, there is some consumption data posted in "Statistics". In the lowest compressor speed it takes 160W, with compressor off and only fans running unit takes about 40-50 watts. I've...
Forum: For Sale / Trade / Wanted / Web Finds 01-11-14, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,494
Posted By BeerGrylls
AC_H many thanks for taking the time to look into...

AC_H many thanks for taking the time to look into it. Hope to find a suitable one sometime soon.
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-11-14, 07:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,000
Posted By BeerGrylls
Inverter ASHP to WSHP conversion (on a boat), design&discussion

I will start by saying I got inspired by the home made heat pump manifesto, many thanks AC Hacker for the thread and for everyone posting very useful knowledge there. I will try to keep the...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-11-14, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 1,640,179
Posted By BeerGrylls
Hey guys, been poking inside the unit this...

Hey guys,
been poking inside the unit this night (few minutes ago) while it was running. I just love taking things apart or looking at what they have inside. Anyway, I think I discovered that my...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-09-14, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 1,640,179
Posted By BeerGrylls
No, it is simply sitting on the wood grating,...

No, it is simply sitting on the wood grating, which at it's turn it is just sitting on the glass fiber bench without any fastening. The unit is very silent and almost vibration free. Unit is 40kg.
...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-09-14, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 1,640,179
Posted By BeerGrylls
Promised pics of my boat ASHP ghetto install....

Promised pics of my boat ASHP ghetto install. Takes about 8kw/day with outside temps ranging from 0-7deg C. There is plenty of room in the engine compartment to keep all the guts of the WSHP...
Forum: For Sale / Trade / Wanted / Web Finds 01-09-14, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,494
Posted By BeerGrylls
Many thanks for the dimensions and pics AC ! I am...

Many thanks for the dimensions and pics AC ! I am concerned about the working pressure. My R410a ASHP says it works up to 4.2Mpa, which translates to around 610 psi. Not sure what to do... Also, I...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-03-14, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 1,640,179
Posted By BeerGrylls
Regarding compressor efficiency for those...

Regarding compressor efficiency for those obsessed with high cop (including me). I found a paper written by some fine Japanese gentlemen concluding scroll compressors are more efficient than rotary...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-03-14, 06:57 PM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 1,640,179
Posted By BeerGrylls
Thanks AC ! I would love to hear the details of...

Thanks AC ! I would love to hear the details of the HX, I have been digging around here but it seems Europe is a bit less hacking friendly, not a lot of suitable HX in sight here yet. Been...
Forum: The Billiards Room 01-03-14, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,356
Posted By BeerGrylls
Finish my ASHP to WSHP conversion and build...

Finish my ASHP to WSHP conversion and build myself some solar panels with ebay cells. Getting close to being off grid and it is an amazing feeling.
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-03-14, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 1,640,179
Posted By BeerGrylls
Hey guys, good to see people are making...

Hey guys,
good to see people are making progress with their projects. I'm happy to report that I finalized a ghetto install of the ASHP on the boat and it is purring along nicely. I'm now looking to...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 12-12-13, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 1,640,179
Posted By BeerGrylls
Steve, many thanks for the ideas. $ is an...

Steve,
many thanks for the ideas. $ is an issue, I also want to keep the hack as simple as possible. Regarding low temps - I am thinking of having a split in my river water intake system, with...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 12-12-13, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 1,640,179
Posted By BeerGrylls
Hi All, first off, thanks for sharing your...

Hi All,
first off, thanks for sharing your knowledge in here, had a long read but the info is very valuable. I might need a bit of help or opinions needed for my project, just in case I am missing...
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