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Old 09-14-2018, 01:45 AM   #1
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My mechanic says he can find a clean, used, generic not Maxum air conditioning unit that installs under the first step down the companionway on a 3200 SCR.

Any blueprints, schematics, advice, general knowledge of whether the boat has ducting pre-installed. I see a register or return up on the forward berth.

I am very familiar with the air handler and compressor on every system except marine. Anyone care to explain how the system works?
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Old 09-14-2018, 03:32 AM   #2
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Marine air conditioner units are all in one units. The return is typically just a grill to the cavity that the A/C unit is in and there are ducts for the supply. The condenser is a liquid heat exchanger what uses sea water to carry the heat away. The sea water is provided by a seacock and 12V pump to pump water through the HE then it exits the boat through a above water thru hull fitting.
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Maxum didn't make the air conditioner. They typically installed Marine Air Systems (Dometic). If the vents are in place, I assume they pre-ran the duct work as well. I had a acquintance with a 1996 3200 and his AC was under the stairs. There were return vents on the first and second riser.
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