Must Try Portable Air Conditioners 29 June 2018

Summer is upon us and you can already feel the warming rays of the sun in your homes. But, the thought of going out to obtain cost-effective air conditioning can make you break out in a cold sweat. But affordable alternatives like Portable Air Conditioners (PAC’s) do exist, and you might be surprised by how great they work

PACs are easy to install, can be taken from room to room without any hassle, and they are available with a cooling capacity of up to around 10,000 BTU, which is enough to keep a 450 sq. ft. room reasonably cool even during an extreme heatwave.

For your convenience, we’ve selected the best 5 PACs on a budget that you can buy this summer season.

Summary
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Things to Consider
Best Deal

Honeywell

MO08CESWK
Overview

Excellent unit combining efficiency, compact size and cooling capacity for spaces up to 350 sq. Ft

Pros

Quiet, Value for Money, Built in Dehumidifier & Continuous Drainage System

Cons

Overwhelming positive feedback from users, only consideration being room size -best to use this unit up to 300 sq. Ft

Whynter

ARC-08WB
Overview

Compact Unit featuring self evaporation,digital thermostat perfect for areas with limited floor space upto 250 Sq. feet.

Pros

Three operational modes: air conditioner, fan, and dehumidifier, Auto restart Option and rohs compliant components

Cons

Users feedback indicate unit has limited cooling ideal only for small rooms/ office stalls up to 200 sq. ft

Sunpentown

WA-8070E
Overview

Traditional Unit comes with 2 fan Speeds, self-evaporating technology, auto-restart options cooling up to 250 sq. ft

Pros

Powerful cooling with Impressive Energy Efficiency Ratio and Built-in water tank or extended water tube for continuous drainage

Cons

Users feedback indicates a big unit, traditional design and quite noisy given its powerful operation

Value for Money

Haier

HPB10XCR
Overview

Compact Powerful unit -Digital displays, dehumidifying mode and quick-install window kit cooling rooms up to 400 sq. ft

Pros

Double up for cooling in the summer and warmth in colder months- 3 cool settings/ 3 fan /3 heat settings

Cons

Users indicate Heavy unit making it difficult to move around rooms. Best for spaces upto 300 Sq. Ft

Shinco

YPL310C
Overview

Powerful Unit with 2-Speed cooling, Multi-directional fan & digital controls for temp adjustments cooling up to 400 sq. ft

Pros

Powerful, Efficient portable unit with over cold protection, digital controls and self evaporative functions

Cons

Users reviews indicates issues with self-evaporation function- unit required to be emptied every 6-8 hours

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