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Discussion in 'Refrigeration' started by flange, Jun 6, 2017.

  1. flange

    flange Act like you care and do SOMETHING!!

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  2. chesty puller

    chesty puller New Member

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    Wow, just looked at link and anything inverter gives me a headache! Kinda reminds me of the ductless Fujitsu. Pain in the a....! Let me know how they pan out...

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  3. pecmsg

    pecmsg Junior my ASS

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    pain or not you'd better learn them or get left behind!
     
  4. MOFO the psychic gorilla

    MOFO the psychic gorilla sitting on two achers

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    How's the warranty on that?
    With new stuff there's always something they effed up or forgot.
     
  5. frozensolid

    frozensolid Psychologist's Dream

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    If you are going to take care of these in critical cooling applications and there is no redundancy on the site. Prepare to tell your customer they will need to buy spare parts in advance to prevent down time. Likely big $$$ So put it on them before they blame you. Why should you carry Big $$ inventory? Even when supply houses with parts are readily available we all know how often you hear "oops its back ordered at the factory maybe in a week we will have it." Inverter stuff ain't cheap yet. I have no personal experience with these but I know the game.

    Like Paul said get on the bus or get left in the dust.
     
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  6. flange

    flange Act like you care and do SOMETHING!!

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    I haven't sold any yet, they are very new to the marketplace I hear. I do, however, embrace new technology. It has made us a lot of money. We are very frank in letting customers know the good, bad and ugly, which we are then knowledgeable about. The thing is, certain customers are goal oriented and energy is a big factor. Variable speed anything sells jobs with rebates from utilities. Repairs come out of a separate budget. One of the biggest issues we see is power quality being a factor. Anything with a logic board and inverter is like royal auto.....sensitive.
     
  7. Terry Watkins

    Terry Watkins New Member

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    Same question. What is the warranty?
     
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    knave Undeterred

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  10. LemonWizard

    LemonWizard Blinky Lights Wizard

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    Looks like a good location for the compressor. Guaranteed someone will drive a wrench into the coil eventually.
     
  11. Rather B Riding

    Rather B Riding Behind bars

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    The stuff is coming into the industry way too fast for me. I was hoping to retire or move into a less labor intensive job before this stuff got popular.
     
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    newtech 636

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    What Mod was up at 8:16am??? :D
     
  13. crackertech

    crackertech assholiness *

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    :dunno: I slept in until 4:30 am this morning
     
  14. flange

    flange Act like you care and do SOMETHING!!

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    I think of things the other way. get a guy or two trained on the new technology, embrace it, and make more money. that system goes down, average joe isn't working on it, he is calling me. my guys then make more hours servicing the higher end stuff the right way the first time, as opposed to trying to figure out what three other low bidders did before you got there.

    a good service mechanic can learn technology, after all it still does the same chit, just uses fancy electronics now.
     
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  15. Rather B Riding

    Rather B Riding Behind bars

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    Training is the key. Some companies leave us old guys out. Think we don't need training.
     
  16. flange

    flange Act like you care and do SOMETHING!!

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    Well, to be fair, that's part of it. Attitude is another part. As an example, I just asked one of my guys if he wanted to go to four days of training out of town. It was for variable speed screws and controls of same. His reply....."at my age I know how a screw works and I know how VFD's work, the only thing I don't know is the controls logic. Get me the book and I will be fine..... send someone else who needs it, and make copies of the manuals for me". He is 57. I offered it to him as the elder statesman, but he didn't want the agg of traveling, lol.