Whynter ARC-12S 12,000-BTU Room Portable Air Conditioner

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Whynter ARC-12S 12,000-BTU Room Portable Air Conditioner
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  • Cools a room up to 400 sq ft
  • CFC-free refrigerant
  • Model# ARC-12S
  • About this item

    Important Made in USA Origin Disclaimer: For certain items sold by Walmart on Walmart.com, the displayed country of origin information may not be accurate or consistent with manufacturer information. For updated, accurate country of origin data, it is recommended that you rely on product packaging or manufacturer information.

  • Cools a room up to 400 sq ft
  • CFC-free refrigerant
  • Model# ARC-12S

  • Specifications

    Volts: 115 V
    Color: Gray
    manufacturer_part_number: ARC-12S
    Number of Speeds: 3.0
    Brand: Whynter
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    Customer Reviews | 4 reviews | 4.8 out of 5

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    This is a great A/C.
    5/27/2013

    Customer review by LovesGSDdogs

    5.0 stars 5/27/2013 by LovesGSDdogs
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    This A/C is just what I needed to keep my bedroom very cool without having to cool down the whole house at night. Also when my central A/C breaks down, like it did for 2 weeks last summer, I will have a back up. The noise doesn't bother me at all, in fact it puts me to sleep and I sleep well with it running just a few feet from my bed. I am an older woman and installed it myself, although I need to ask a few questions to Whynter. They replied immediately and were very helpful.

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    LovesGSDdogs
    Dunnellon, FL
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Age:65 or older
    Ownership:2 - 7 weeks
    Gender:Female
    Usage:Every day
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    Good unit for the money
    7/14/2013

    Customer review by goodnessgracious

    4.0 stars 7/14/2013 by goodnessgracious
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    Easy to assemble with sturdy durable parts. Parts snap together, and stay connected. Very little water to drain if any. Since its been humid here, I start with dehumidfy vented outside to get the cool air. Have noticed some moisture on unit when the air conditioner stays on for hours, but doesn't create any problems at all. It is in the kitchen, and the bath and bedroom benefit from it also. It cools the 3 rooms very nicely, and the adjacent living room and den are just comfortable. Home insulation also helps. So far I am quite happy with this unit.

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    goodnessgracious
    Maine
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Age:65 or older
    Ownership:2 - 7 weeks
    Gender:Female
    Usage:Every few days
    Love it
    7/21/2013

    Customer review by LinzyD

    5.0 stars 7/21/2013 by LinzyD
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    A very nice portable AC. One of the very few ones out there that doesn't need to be drained manually (if run in AC mode). It honestly does it job, blows really nice cool air, however in the case of our rented AC-less small bungalow, it is not enough, so I'm getting a second one. Now, alone, it does have to work 14 hours/day to keep temperature 4 degrees Celsius lower in the whole place (which is a bit over twice of its designated area). The compressor does make uniform noise that is somewhat loud, but as long as it works at cooling the place, I'm happy. It's rather cute in design, rolls easily on hardwood floors, and seems pretty robust in construction. My windows (open up/down) begin 42 inches from the floor, and the provided hose is big enough with some expansion to spare. The hose does get nice and warm, so it's best to wrap it up in aluminium foil. The window slider's minimum length is 19 and 7/8 inch (50.5cm). If window is smaller, then either reconsider using a different window, or somehow get that thick plastic cut (I went with the first alternative). I managed to do the installation alone. You do need a basic screwdriver. Part 1: remove from box. Note: box has detachable bottom, so once straps are removed/cut, just lift the box up; no need to tip or lift the AC unit out. Part 2: follow assembly instructions, things just snap into place as promised. The hardest thing was to remove cover from fixture (for some reason they were snapped together), but apparently that simply twists off. Another important thing to follow is to let it stand for at least 4 hours (I did 12 hours, just in case) in its UPRIGHT position after delivery, before turning it on [many people kill their AC by not following that rule]. I've only had it for a week, so we'll see how long it lasts, and how to clean its filters.

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    LinzyD
    Amherst, MA
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Age:25 - 34
    Ownership:1 week or less
    Gender:Female
    Usage:Every day
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    Great buy
    7/20/2013

    Customer review by Spicey13

    5.0 stars 7/20/2013 by Spicey13
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    It didn't take long to assemble and works fantastic. Worth every penny.

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    Spicey13
    Texas
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Age:35 - 44
    Ownership:2 - 7 weeks
    Gender:Female
    Usage:Every day
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