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Old 01-12-2016, 06:20 AM   #1
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Another Air Conditioner Question for Forum

Due to height considerations under a steel beam of a building where I am going to store my 2009 Coachman I am changing the Factory installed Duo-therm Air conditioner for a Coleman Mini-Mach 8 (14.5" vs.8.25 height). I am also installing Coleman's thermostat to match unit.

My difficulty and question is mating the Duo-therm furnace control function to the Coleman thermostat. The thermostat heat function is limited to a 1 amp max. It appears that I may have to wire in a power relay. Has anyone done this switch before that could shed light? I can figure it out but any experience would save time. Thanks in advance.
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Old 01-12-2016, 07:44 AM   #2
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Just curious, why not a lo pro dometic?


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Old 01-12-2016, 03:59 PM   #3
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Lo Pro advertised height 10.5 " Mini-mach 8 8.25" Needed all I could get and then a little more(Digging out the dirt floor 2")
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Old 01-13-2016, 08:27 AM   #4
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Another Air Conditioner Question for Forum

Here's the problem I see and maybe I'm wrong but here goes.
Iirc the mini Mach is only 7100k and you currently have a 13.5k I do not think you'll be happy with almost half the cooling capacity.
The 13.5k in hotter humid areas is probably pushing it.



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Old 01-13-2016, 11:15 AM   #5
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perhaps my wording was wrong. it is a Mach 8 lo profile which is available in 9200,13.5K. and 15K BTu's. I went with the 13.5K as the 15K was a couple of hundred more dollars . Boy did you give me a heart attack before I checked once again behind myself. Got it on this AM but may have to wait until warmer conditions to tighten gasket to specs.
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Old 01-13-2016, 11:37 AM   #6
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Lol sorry for that!
I'd put it on now and let it settle then re torque it in a couple of weeks.
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