Gary's Motorized Big Bino Chair

Peltier Beverage Cooler and Warmer


To build or not to build:

I had planned to build a peltier device cooler for a single beverage can for use on the bino chair. When checking online for peltier devices to use, I found that there are commercial "single can" peltier coolers and warmers being sold that operate on 12 volts DC. These are mostly sold at truck stops. I decided on the unit pictured above and ordered it online for $26. For that price it would be difficult to build a peltier cooler/warmer because of the price for parts alone.

My reclining chair has a beverage holder with a can coozie on the chair arm. I place the peltier beverage cooler/warmer on the wooden chair base within easy reach while on the chair. That way, I can be drinking one beverage, while another is being cooled or warmed with the peltier device. The peltier cooler/warmer is powered by a small rechargeable 7 Amp-Hour battery also mounted on the chair base.


Peltier Beverage Cooler and Warmer Specifications from the manufacturer:

Okay...this really isn't a must have accessory, but if you're going to relax while observing the stars with your big bino's on a comfortable reclining chair...why not?

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