Personal "air conditioners" aren't what they seem

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Shared July 22, 2020

You know, it's one thing when a product has a limited scope and application. It's another when it's passed off as something greater than what it is. Learn why these fad devices are fad devices in this video.

Here's some of the stuff I referenced;

First, the channel HVACR Videos. This really is a fascinating channel if you're curious about what goes into commercial refrigeration and air conditioning systems, and is a great resource for anyone looking to go into that trade;
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5Pn...
The video I specifically referenced with the swamp cooler was actually two; in the second video, the swamp cooler is rebuilt.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z8rXC...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=quPux...

Second, my old plugs;
Rice cooker:
https://youtu.be/RSTNhvDGbYI
Portable air conditioners:
https://youtu.be/_-mBeYC2KGc

Other assorted links;
Technology Connextras (the second channel that stuff goes on sometimes):
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClRw...
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https://www.reddit.com/r/technologyco...

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