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Old 06-11-2010, 07:59 PM   #1
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I currently have a side by side fridge/freezer in the basement that I use the fridge part to house my kegs. It is TERRIBLE....either freezes them or makes them too warm. The bottom of the unit is much colder than the top and to be honest I would rather get a new unit so I have somewhere to put my bottles (current fridge) and somewhere separate to put the kegs.


I have the opportunity to pickup a large front opening style freezer. Will this coupled with a thermostat solve my issues? or do the front opening freezers have more issues with temperature differences from top to bottom compared to chest style freezers??



 
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Old 06-11-2010, 08:05 PM   #2
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I don't know what kind of temperature controller you're using, but with a Johnson you can actually set up multiple sensors and it will average the temperature over all the sensors.



 
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Old 06-11-2010, 09:26 PM   #3
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I don't know what kind of temperature controller you're using, but with a Johnson you can actually set up multiple sensors and it will average the temperature over all the sensors.
You can? How is that done?
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Old 06-13-2010, 04:47 AM   #4
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Anyone with any advice on if a chest style freezer is better than a standard front door loading style freezer?

 
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Old 06-13-2010, 04:55 AM   #5
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Cold air stays in a chest when you open the door, it falls out of a stand up. Lifting in and out of a chest is more work.
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Old 06-13-2010, 06:03 PM   #6
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Most upright freezers have the coolant lines running through the shelves so that really limits your possibilities, 'cause you can't cut them out or you ruin your freezer. But if the shelves aren't in your way then a contoller will work just the same.
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Old 06-14-2010, 05:16 AM   #7
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You can? How is that done?
Hopefully this link works:

http://cgproducts.johnsoncontrols.co...PDF/125186.PDF

If not, google "johnson controls a99b manual".

Lots of example wiring diagrams in there.




 
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