Thermoelectrically air conditioned transit case

  • US 8,490,413 B2
  • Filed: 12/02/2005
  • Issued: 07/23/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/04/2005
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A thermoelectrically air conditioned transit case comprising:

  • a portable housing having a hot side and a cold side;

    an internal cavity in said housing for storing temperature sensitive equipment;

    at least one opening in said housing providing access to said internal cavity;

    a thermoelectric air conditioner mounted in or on one of said at least one opening between said hot side and said cold side, wherein said thermoelectric air conditioner is in thermal communication with said internal cavity for controlling a temperature within said internal cavity; and

    a cover for selectively covering and uncovering said thermoelectric air conditioner, wherein said cover covers said thermoelectric air conditioner when said cover is in a closed position during transit;

    wherein said cover comprises a secondary transit cover that is separate from said housing and said thermoelectric air conditioner is mounted on said housing, and wherein said thermoelectric air conditioner is covered by said secondary transit cover when said secondary transit cover is closed.

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