[TriLUG] Slightly OT: Question about Home Office Cooling
jbroome at gmail.com
Fri Apr 23 09:29:20 EDT 2010
On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 23:15, Joseph Mack NA3T <jmack at wm7d.net> wrote:
> On Mon, 19 Apr 2010, Scott Chilcote wrote:
> I like Christobal's suggestion of moving the gear to the basement and having
> your dual headed display machine in the office.
>> Adding more cooling to the room would require a ductless split system
>> (wonderful, but overkill for a small room and $$$$)
> I don't see them much here (USA) but in other countries, the compressor etc
> is outside (on the ground like the heat packs are here) with a pair of pipes
> to the evaporator mounted usually above a window in the room(s) to be
> cooled. The evaporator is a finned single tube 6-10' long with a decorative
> housing so you don't directly see the fins. A quiet fan or just convection
> handles the cooling.
That is the definition of a ductless split system that he mentions above.
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