110V AC/DC Adapter: Includes both a 9 ft detachable 12V DC cord for mobile applications (anywhere there is a cigarette lighter socket) and 110V AC/DC adapter for the home, office or anywhere indoors.
Temperature Controls and Automatic Shut-Offs. Coldmate Plus® is designed with a number of automatic temperature controls to ensure efficient and long-term operation.
Cooling: Your personal cooler will begin to get cold very fast.The unit has a full polyurethane-foam lining (without CFC), once turned off, it will maintain the coolness.for some time. The Peltier cooling system is based on the movement of air around the unit. Temperature is measured in relationship to the temperature surrounding the unit, referred to as ambient temperature. The unit will cool to between 20-25 ° Celsius below the temperature of the air surrounding it (68 to 77° Fahrenheit). At 1° Celsius (or about 34° Fahrenheit) the unit automatically shuts off to avoids freezing problems, restarting when the temperature reaches 4° Celsius (38.8° Fahrenheit.)
Heating: The Warmer is designed to keep food warm, not to warm up cold food. It will of course, warm up cold food providing it is allowed sufficient time to do so. Hot meals will stay warm longer in Coldmate Plus® even if the unit has been switched off, providing the door is properly closed. The unit will heat to a maximum internal temperature of 68° Celsius. (or about 154° Fahrenheit.). At 68° Celsius it will be automatic stop heating. When the Coldmate Plus's internal temperatures reaches 65° Celsius the unit will restart.
Safety Cut-Off (For DC Use): The built in Voltage regulator will turn the unit off when the measured voltage of the power source is below 11.5V. This avoids completely draining a vehicle's battery and should leave sufficient power to start the vehicle. It is strongly recommended that you do not leave the unit plugged in while the engine is not running.