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Old 05-02-13, 02:41 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by creeky View Post
...the miracle fridge is 12 cuft and has a freezer ...
If I had 12 cubic feet of space, rather than 5 cubic feet, I'd have 12 - 5 = 7 cubic feet of extra space for food to rot.

For my lifestyle, more space in a refrigerator is not more better... lower utility bill is much more better.

As to the freezer, I have a very small one down cellar. Don't need more.

If you're going to 'roll your own' thermostat, I'd suggest using a 1-wire temperature sensor... more accurate. An LED display would be nice too, but I was in a real hurry to prove or disprove the concept. The thermostat I ordered has a display, and I was able to use the Arduino serial monitor to see what was happening during testing.

Good luck with your search and conversion!

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