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MIDEA EasyCool Window Air Conditioner Cooling Dehumidifier Fan with remote control 8 000 BTU Rooms up to 350 Sq Ft MAW08R1BWT Model

Last Updated: September 20, 2020 (Refresh Now)
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Review Summary - 349 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Cooling
 100
cool, cools, cold, cooling, air
+72%
-28%
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" ...  I have it cooling 2 rooms and it does the job.  ...  "
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" ...  Makes my room super cold!  ...  "
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" ...  Cools master bedroom, den, master bath and closet to point of needing a sweater.  ...  "
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" ...  Works well to cool 200sq room and surprisingly quite  ...  "
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" ...  I WILL DEFINATLEY GET THE SAME BRAND but a lower BTU for my bedroom once my old A/C goes.  ...  "
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" ...  very good product for the price it will cool your room off really cold and it is easy to install in a window please buy one it does work really good .  ...  "
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" ...  Cooled most of the trailer by itself and is super quiet.  ...  "
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" ...  Power on trial refrigeration, cooling fast, no noise.  ...  "
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Capacity
 71
bedroom, cool, living room, ac, rooms
+79%
-21%
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" ...  I bought this to install in my bedroom for a little extra cool air due to the summer heat, and surprisingly within 48 hours and I came home to the box on my porch.  ...  "
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" ...  Waiting for a really hot day to give another review but worth the price for a small room  ...  "
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" ...  This product is nice for a small room.  ...  "
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" ...  A great buy for a bedroom in a small cape house in Maine.  ...  "
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" ...  Our central AC struggles to maintain 80° in this 100°+ Texas weather throughout the house.  ...  "
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" ...  Super easy to set up, cools and dehumidifies rooms beautifully, is not noisy like my old ones that clanged all night long, and it’s energy efficient. ... I loved it so much that I bought a second one for my living room. ... In hot humid summer months these two 12000 btu units keep my entire 1900 sf house icy cool.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great for the living room.  ...  "
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" ...  Great energy efficient window AC for average bedroom. ... I bought this second one for my son's bedroom.  ...  "
Setup
 44
installation, easy, unit, install, instructions
+89%
-11%
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" ...  Easy to install and the unit looks good.  ...  "
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" ...  This unit is lighter, thus easier to install and works like a charm.  ...  "
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" ...  I paid for a new A/C unit and got one that had been previously installed.  ...  "
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" ...  This AC unit is really easy to install, I only used a shrewdriver to finish all the install work.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to assemble.  ...  "
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" ...  The unit was fairly straight forward to install, nothing too complicated.  ...  "
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" ...  Set up was quick and painless, popped right into the window and works great coils a small room at no time at all.  ...  "
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" ...  Great a/c, not so easy installation  ...  "
Sound Quality
 37
quiet, loud, fan, unit, noisy
+62%
-38%
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" ...  Even with earplugs, I can still hear it.  ...  "
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" ...  Elegant design, minimum noise, extremely quiet,  Especially during the day, Barely audible.  ...  "
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" ...  The good news on the noise is that its a consistent lower pitched rumble rather than the highly annoying variable racket that cheaper models will have.  ...  "
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" ...  It's not noisy, attractive appearance, and it works great!  ...  "
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" ...  The AC served it’s purpose, has a bit sound but tolerable.  ...  "
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" ...  The noise level is reasonable, and it is extremely easy to use and set up.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s THAT quiet. ... Not just for ourselves but also so our neighbors don’t have to hear “brewawarreesaaawrrrrr bzzzzzzzhhhhh rawrrre” every time the unit kicks on and we all also don’t have to endure sustained loud compressor noise afterwards.  ...  "
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" ...  It is very quiet though.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 35
months, working, weeks, started, year
+43%
-57%
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" ...  Not sure if this is a defective unit or because of poor design.  ...  "
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" ...  Recieved a couple days ago.  ...  "
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" ...  Unit is now 4 months old and useless.  ...  "
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" ...  I don't have a lot of money left over after paying rent each month. ... I am not sure if the product is broken.  ...  "
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" ...  Broke almost immediately.  ...  "
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" ...  No warning signs about it!  ...  "
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" ...  Now we're stuck with an ugly, damaged unit.  ...  "
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" ...  it always automatically shuts down after operating for sometime, and can not be re-started.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 29
easy, install, unit, really, read
+100%
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" ...  Easy to operate.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install,comes with all accessories needed.  ...  "
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" ...  So far very good and very convenient.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install and the unit looks good.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  And was very easy to put together!  ...  "
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" ...  Install is pretty easy for most people.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to assemble.  ...  "
Remote
 27
control, mode, unit, ac, comes
+52%
-48%
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" ...  Liked everything except remote  ...  "
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" ...  The remote is So small but works very well.  ...  "
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" ...  Any little touch it slides and if it falls, have fun finding this tiny remote.  ...  "
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" ...  All parts included and the remote comes with a battery which is a nice touch. ... Having a digital display and remote are a big bonus too.  ...  "
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" ...  It is quiet, saves you energy, and comes with a remote!  ...  "
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" ...  I really like the remote control with timer.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the remote control.  ...  "
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" ...  It also comes with the remote control which is one of the reason we choose this unit.  ...  "
Price
 25
price, worth, unit, recommend, definitely
+72%
-28%
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" ...  Great for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  It is heavy so I recommend getting a window bracket to support it, but otherwise it’s absolutely worth the money.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s easy to install and definitely worth the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Great unit for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  I believe it's worth the money.  ...  "
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" ...  The cost is very competitive in the market.  ...  "
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" ...  Recommended if you are looking for a budget airconditioner.  ...  "
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" ...  i really have no dislike for the price ,it a great a/c for the price  ...  "
Speed
 25
room, well, quickly, cools the room, cool
+88%
-12%
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" ...  It cools well though and was easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  It cools very quickly, runs smoothly, and very quiet.  ...  "
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" ...  Cools down the area very quickly and keeps it cool.  ...  "
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" ...  It cools down quickly, and for most important think, it is very quiet even though it’s getting up to speed which is out of my expectation.  ...  "
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" ...  Cools quickly and quietly.  ...  "
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" ...  Makes my room super cold!  ...  "
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" ...  Works well to cool 200sq room and surprisingly quite  ...  "
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" ...  and love how much it cools the room.  ...  "
Volume
 24
room, cool, fan, well, way
+46%
-54%
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" ...  Also, while this machine is loud even at the low setting, it puts out a massive amount of cold air with a strong air flow at that low setting.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s also pretty loud.  ...  "
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" ...  But it never feels all the way cool even with it going nonstop and loud.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s way too loud.  ...  "
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" ...  it started making random loud banging sounds out of the blue and since then (close to 3 weeks now), it takes over double the time to cool less than 300 Sq ft., at 8000 BTU, it works more like a overly loud fan and the noise it like someone banging on it from the inside.  ...  "
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" ...  Does cool the room down quick but it’s too loud to sleep in the same room.  ...  "
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" ...  It's a very loud white noise. ... I definitely have to raise the volume on the tv to hear it.  ...  "
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" ...  It is LOUD, especially for being so new  ...  "
Returns
 24
refund, back, amazon, would, unit
+17%
-83%
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" ...  It will be very difficult to repackage to return.  ...  "
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" ...  They don’t accept returns, apparently so they send me a replacement.  ...  "
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" ...  It kept shutting down, advice from the manufacturer was to return it.  ...  "
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" ...  It's too late to return this awful hunk of metal, so it's off to the trash with it!  ...  "
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" ...  Stated I was happy with either a fix or a refund.  ...  "
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" ...  Unfortunately Amazon will not do anything and Midea will not return any emails.  ...  "
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" ...  I want a refund  ...  "
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" ...  Just an expensive fan, I asked to return it, they said keep it !!  ...  "
Fit
 21
slide, sides, side panels, side, rail
+71%
-29%
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" ...  just right size for room seems like a solid make they went extra to make sides solid to fit window  ...  "
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" ...  this took about 10 minutes to install: attach side panels and place in window.  ...  "
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" ...  The air conditioner fit well on a Top Shelf Mounting Bracket.  ...  "
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" ...  It's thin like a pencil and the material is a smooth plastic that tends to slide off surfaces.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to cut to fit  ...  "
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" ...  Fits like I needed it to.  ...  "
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" ...  I don't lift weights but could manage to lift this onto my window. ... The side panels fit perfectly and it came with foam panels you can cut to size and slip onto the side panels to insulate and also gives it a clean crisp look.  ...  "
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" ...  Small size, good fit with the window position, I can easily install myself.  ...  "
Build Quality
 21
insulation, dented, damaged, bent, top
+43%
-57%
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" ...  It was freezing this winter when the wind blew from the south even with a the unit being covered with layers of plastic.  ...  "
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" ...  It's damaged/dented quite significantly.  ...  "
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" ...  Broke almost immediately.  ...  "
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" ...  Had to duck tape the front part to the unit as it was bent so badly  ...  "
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" ...  The damage was so bad the inside parts of the AC shown cracked in half and bended.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived Dropped Dented and Damaged.  ...  "
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" ...  Rear end is dented and fens are pressed in.  ...  "
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" ...  One side of the top rail came damaged, bent, (see the picture above) and didn’t fit the side rails.  ...  "
Features
 18
eco, fan, auto, turn, eco mode
+72%
-28%
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" ...  Quiet and will run continuously as long as you shut the "ECO button" off.  ...  "
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" ...  Really like the auto feature.  ...  "
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" ...  Almost too many "bells and whistles" with all the features for this ol granny but so quiet and works great.  ...  "
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" ...  It is pretty quiet and I love the eco mode.  ...  "
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" ...  Thermostat controls well.  ...  "
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" ...  Not only is this a 12 Seer Energy star rated unit, it also has the econo mode.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the Econ mode.  ...  "
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" ...  The only "con", I would say is the boom with "auto" mode I suppose.  ...  "
Delivery
 15
received, box, side, shipping, product
+60%
-40%
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" ...  Unit arrived on time in good shape.  ...  "
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" ...  Shipped well, no dings or dents.  ...  "
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" ...  Was very impressed by the packaging  ...  "
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" ...  It took a long time before I actually got the product.  ...  "
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" ...  It arrived weeks early.  ...  "
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" ...  Maybe during shipping?  ...  "
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" ...  Awesome and very fast shipping, thank you!  ...  "
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" ...  Logistics fast, 4 days after the delivery of the order.  ...  "
Sleep Tracking
 12
mode, really, noisy, well, use
+58%
-42%
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" ...  You can still talk, sleep or watch TV without trouble while its on.  ...  "
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" ...  Next year the Midea goes in the bedroom so I can sleep.  ...  "
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" ...  Can still sleep well at night.  ...  "
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" ...  The sleep mode is great in theory, but wakes me up.  ...  "
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" ...  My life and sleep has been the best this 2 month with this AC I totally recommend this brand  ...  "
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" ...  Sleep Mode is really awesome!It can automatically adjust to the most adapted temperature while sleeping.  ...  "
Overall performance
 10
speed, done, quiet, get, fan
+60%
-40%
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" ...  It fresh the area pretty fast.  ...  "
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" ...  Used it all summer and it does the job.  ...  "
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" ...  So far it’s reliable, easy to install and does the job.  ...  "
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" ...  These air conditioners get the job done!  ...  "
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" ...  Quiet and does the job.  ...  "
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" ...  It gets the job done.  ...  "
Marketplace
 10
amazon, item, fast
+40%
-60%
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" ...  I would not recommend this purchase to anyone and will attempt to get a refund from Amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm not one to spend any of my time writing reviews But it seems insane to buy a brand new item on Amazon and not be able to return it when it doesnt work as described.  ...  "
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" ...  I will be refunding this immediately.  ...  "
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" ...  Purchased this item at the end of June, 2019.  ...  "
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" ...  Worst purchase I've ever made on Amazon.  ...  "
Controls
 9
control, button, turn, press, air
+56%
-44%
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" ...  Love the humidity control.  ...  "
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" ...  Controls seem intuitive once you have turned it on once or twice.  ...  "
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" ...  Thermostat controls well.  ...  "
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" ...  Quiet and will run continuously as long as you shut the "ECO button" off.  ...  "
Design
 9
quality, looks, like, design, sure
+78%
-22%
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" ...  oh how nice it looked all white & shiny .  ...  "
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" ...  It's not noisy, attractive appearance, and it works great!  ...  "
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" ...  The design is great so as the structure.  ...  "
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" ...  Then look no further.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the way it looks, love the really attractive price for a unit of this high quality.  ...  "
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" ...  You will smile at how thoughtful the design of the packaging is.  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 8
unit, side, received, dented, damage
+25%
-75%
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" ...  Was damaged when arrived.  ...  "
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" ...  It's damaged/dented quite significantly. ... Now we're stuck with an ugly, damaged unit.  ...  "
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" ...  I am not sure if the product is broken.  ...  "
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" ...  Mine arrived damaged with a huge dent on the side.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived Dropped Dented and Damaged.  ...  "
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" ...  I rate it 2 star only because received it damaged.  ...  "
Network
 8
sq, rooms, house, floor, window
+88%
-13%
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" ...  Both rooms are on the north side of the house along with the hallway.  ...  "
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" ...  The main floor is about 700 square feet in a 135 year old house with new windows so .  ...  "
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" ...  I bought the 8,000 btu to cool off an 250 sq ft upstairs loft.  ...  "
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" ...  Installed in an upstairs bedroom.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s quieter than any other unit in the house and efficient enough to handle our 1200 sq ft open plan first floor on its own.  ...  "
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" ...  House rule is shut them off when you go out.  ...  "
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" ...  I used this on the second floor of my home which has two main rooms at about 140 and 190 SF respectively and i initially got 2, one for each of the rooms.  ...  "
Comfort
 7
comfortable, remote, plastic, foam, comes
+57%
-43%
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" ...  It would kick on as just a dehumidifier before the thermostat tripped and that alone made my house much more comfortable.  ...  "
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" ...  You WILL need a Phillips head screwdriver.  ...  "
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" ...  besides foam, they had plastic straps holding the foam on the interior which made it extremely easy to unpack without having to dump the box sideways.  ...  "
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" ...  Closed doors to three bdrm and were very comfortable in the entire remaining  ...  "
Size
 6
good, balance, window, really, like
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Weight and balance - good. ... Balance of the unit is good, I have lifted a few where the weight is concentrated on one side and just think of what that does to a window frame over time.  ...  "
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" ...  It's not noisy, attractive appearance, and it works great!  ...  "
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" ...  Works well , small.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s small, somewhat sleek, and does the job as good as any larger window unit I ever owned.  ...  "
For Running
 5
room, loud, cool
+80%
-20%
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" ...  It's done great keeping my room cool and isn't too loud running.  ...  "
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" ...  seem to run quietly and efficantly  ...  "
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" ...  Running great no problems no complaints  ...  "
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" ...  I bought an LG that keeps running.  ...  "
Power Consumption
 5
also, star, save, electric, bill
+100%
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" ...  Electricity bill doesn’t go up as much so I think it is a good energy saving AC.  ...  "
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" ...  Puts out great power.  ...  "
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" ...  I also realized the energy savings by only having ones on in the rooms that are occupied. ... Not only is this a 12 Seer Energy star rated unit, it also has the econo mode.  ...  "
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" ...  also am getting $40 back for each of the3 Mdeas from my electric co. for the energy star rating . ... plus save $ on my electric bill.  ...  "
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" ...  Use eco during the day to save on electricity  ...  "
Call quality
 4
hear, raise, lowest, fan
+50%
-50%
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" ...  NO BADY RESPONDE MY IMALIS AND CALLS THIS IS NO FAIR Y PAID FOR NATHING I NEED RESOLVE THIS URGENT  ...  "
Water Resistance
 4
water
-100%
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" ...  So if you don't get a lot of rain, this is for you.  ...  "
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" ...  And forget about it when rain comes.  ...  "
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" ...  Not sure if it’s just water or some type of refrigerant but either way it’s not good!  ...  "
Storage
 4
unit, tray, room, one, btu
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  I have to set it to 64 to get it to 68 in the room, and it only gets down to 66 or 64 in the room if it's cold enough outside, when an AC isn't typically needed.  ...  "
User Manual
 3
thing, user, lever
-100%
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" ...  I have tried every thing the manual suggests and still nothing.  ...  "
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" ...  The manual shows a lever to close the thing, but mine had no lever.  ...  "
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" ...  Even looking in the manual for this madea at what the symbols mean, they STILL MAKE NO SENSE! ... essentially, in order to be able to intelligently select another setting, I will need to consult the manual every time or find a place to write the settings on the unit in a language other than symbol Gibberish large enough to see from further than 6 inches away!  ...  "
Water Usage
 3
-100%
comment
" ...  Not sure if it’s just water or some type of refrigerant but either way it’s not good!  ...  "
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" ...  I was not aware of this but this does not have a drain hole for condensed water to drip out of and is supposed to “evaporate” the condensation.  ...  "
Device Stand
 3
unit, mounting, air conditioner
+100%
comment
" ...  put in three screws  ...  "
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" ...  There is no support bracket with this unit, but many "universal" brackets are available here or Home Depot for $20-$30.  ...  "
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" ...  I installed the unit with a mounting bracket. ... The air conditioner fit well on a Top Shelf Mounting Bracket.  ...  "
Door
 3
one, cool, bedroom
+100%
comment
" ...  It's so powerful that I left my bedroom door open to cool the adjacent room as well.  ...  "
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" ...  The most amazing part about this product: one day I kept it running in one of the rooms with the door wide open.  ...  "
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" ...  Closed doors to three bdrm and were very comfortable in the entire remaining  ...  "
Display Clarity
 3
symbols, tiny, small, panel, need
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  this unit is loud and the display is for Sh** with little TINY symbols that I have to look in the manual to decipher and need to have A/?C face at the tip of my nose to see and read with LITTLE TINY light dots for so-called LED "display" not only that, but after installation there are air cracks ALL THE WAY AROUND the expandable side curtains that need taped. ... But the symbols on the display ARE STILL MEANINGLESS GIBBERISH.  ...  "
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" ...  My only complaint would be the small size of the controls, you need a magnifying glass to see the panel.  ...  "
Freezer
 3
cold, air
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  (the tubing freezing maybe?)  ...  "
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" ...  I immediately tried to turn it off before remembering (after dodging ice missiles) that I had to unplug it.  ...  "
Weight
 3
good, balance
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Easy to install, light in weight, a little too noisy but for the price it’s totally worth it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Weight and balance - good. ... Balance of the unit is good, I have lifted a few where the weight is concentrated on one side and just think of what that does to a window frame over time.  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Size:  3 meters
Display
Type:  LED 
3 meters
SIZE
LED
TYPE