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Most people don't want to spend (or there isnt much of a market) for $800 machines that perform about the same as water.
If they used one of these miny rotarys thats cool, but they used it within its given range and there isn't much else you can do with it.

Just doesn't seem like a market segment that's going to pickup anytime soon.

Yeah, not much of a place for it in the PC enthusiast market.
There is a strong niche in the government and private military contractor end of things though.
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Actually single system water chillers have almost no demand.
I've built a few things for labs and such, and they always want a chiller to run all or nothing. You know, a 120 gallon reservoir -10C @ 4.2kw stuff.
It's just not in the efficiency curve to be tiny if you don't need to be.
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It's just not in the efficiency curve to be tiny if you don't need to be.

The need to be tiny being the key, not a big market, but it is there. Space is at a premium inside vehicle.

Due to the much higher capacities available, you would be more likely to find a Tecumseh MasterFlux compressor at the heart of a chill water system for the electronics in a military vehicle though.

I certainly wouldn't be one to try to make a living with a 500w capacity chiller as my only product. wink.gif
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