How Do Coleman Car Plug-in Coolers Work?


Quick Answer

To operate a Coleman thermoelectric coolers, plug the included 12-volt cord into a vehicle outlet. An adapter is also available for use with a 110-volt home outlet. The coolers function as small, upright refrigerators or traditional chest coolers.

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As of 2015, Coleman offers two thermoelectric coolers. The Powerchill 40 Quart Thermoelectric Cooler chills foods and drinks to 40 degrees Fahrenheit below the temperature surrounding the cooler. The 40 Quart Powerchill Hot Cold Thermoelectric Cooler also chills the cooler's contents, but the warming box mode heats food and drinks up to 140 degrees Fahrenheit above the surrounding temperature.

Both cooler models hold up to 44 cans plus additional food and each has a shelf tray. Additionally, the cooler door converts to open from the left or right.

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