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jbomba
26-05-2014, 07:01 AM
Hey guys im in the market for a new recovery unit. Im currently living in Australia and have found the price on recovery units to be ridiculous when compared to our american counter parts. I was wondering if anyone had disassembled any units and could tell me if the compressors are directly fed or if they run through a transformer. If the latter we might be able to do a bit of a conversion. Im not interested in running a stepdown transformer . Its got to be an internal solution.

Just to give you guys an idea ive been quoted $1750 aud for a cps tr21 the same pump sells on amazon for $593 usd .Converted to aud equates to $641. Thats a $1109 difference. Must be huge profits being made by importer or manufacturer.

install monkey
26-05-2014, 07:50 AM
uk voltages 230v 50htz - cps tr21 has different versions for different voltages- doesnt show a switch or option for rewiring
http://www.cpsproducts.com/pdf/TR21_Man.pdf

FreezerGeezer
26-05-2014, 09:48 AM
Robinair do vac pumps with switchable 110/230V windings. Maybe they do that in a reclaim unit?

Or, go old school & build your own. As long as it's only reclaim, using a POE condensing unit won't matter. Or build one of each.

licencetochill
26-05-2014, 11:02 AM
Hey mate, We run Appion recovery units, they're bulletproof in my opinion and Patton's have good deals on them at times here.