Top-of-the-line systems designed for complete reliability, even in the toughest tropical weather conditions, updated with a quick fit system for easy do-it-yourself hookup and removal without the assistance and expense of a refrigeration tech. Since pioneering marine 12V refrigeration systems more than 25 years ago, Adler/Barbour has continued to use the latest available technology to make these systems the most reliable of their kind. Both the Air-Cooled CU-100 and Air/Water-Cooled CU-200 (this page) use the high-performance Danfoss BD50F compressor, with up to 25% better cooling performance than the BD35F in the same size footprint!
How to Create a ColdMachine or Super ColdMachine System
Now you can custom configure a refrigeration system to your boat, taking into account available ice box space and the conditions in which you’ll use your boat. First, select the compressor/condensing unit that matches your performance requirements: the Air-Cooled CU-100 is excellent for temperate climates, while the Air/Water-Cooled CU-200 is the one to choose if you’re headed for the tropics.
Then, select an evaporator style that matches your box best (see below). Evaporators include all parts necessary to create a complete system, including the thermostat, mounting hardware, ice cube trays and owner’s manual. For installation flexibility, compressors may be installed up to 15' from the evaporator plate. Dimensions are listed for each component. Note: The CU-100 and CU-200 Cold Machines cannot be used with evaporators manufactured prior to January 2001. A Retrofit Adapter Kit is sold separately (Model 11930815). One-year warranty.
CU-200 Air/Water-Cooled Super ColdMachine Compressor
Choose this unit for long cruises in tropical waters, large cooling volume requirements or unavoidable installations in engine compartment or areas of restricted air flow. Seawater cooling helps ensure consistent performance in severe heat. Installation requires a seawater pump, hoses and thru-hull inlet and outlet fittings (Water Cooling Kit sold separately, Model 541086). Quick-connect couplings, built-in troubleshooting diagnostics and modular phone jack thermostat/electronics connections make installation easy.
- Amperage Draw: Approximately 4.5A-5.5A
- Dimensions: 7-1/2"H x 10"W x 11-1/2"D
- Weight: 18lb.
- Supplemental Installation Guide for New Quick-Connect Couplings
Evaporators compatible with the ColdMachine and Super ColdMachine Compressors:
- VD-150 Small Vertical Evaporator, Dimensions: 11"H x 10-1/2"W x 6"D (Model 11861093)
- VD-151 Small Horizontal Evaporator, Dimensions: 7"H x 10-3/4"W x 11-1/4"D (Model 11861135)
- VD-152 Large Vertical Evaporator, Dimensions: 15"H x 12"W x 6"D (Model 11861119)
- VD-153 Large Horizontal Evaporator, Dimensions: 7-1/2"H x 15-1/2"W x 12"D (Model 11861143)
- VD-160 Evaporator Plate, Dimensions: 11-1/4"H x 19"W x 1-1/2"D (Model 11861127)
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