Portable AC Ratings part 10, A Repairman Reviews The Brands...

Portable ac ratings part 10 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Honeywell, Idylis, Impecca, Inventor, Keystone, Kibernetik, Klarstein, and Klimatic brands.

BRAND----------COOL ONLY---HEAT/COOL

HONEYWELL---------<1*-----------2*

This brand name is licensed to AIRTEK INTERNATIONAL CORP. and they offer a variety of models. The MN12CES model uses evaporation technology to dispose of the condensate so that you do not have to constantly dump a bucket. The MM14CHCS is a heat pump model with electronic controls and a pretty good guarantee. They can be purchased directly through their website. honeywellstore.com

IDYLIS--------------<1*------------NA

These air conditioners are made in China by COWAY and are sold at LOWES HOME IMPROVEMENT STORES. The units have electronic controls with a remote but the warranty is not very good when compared to other brands. lowes.com

IMPECCA------------<1*----------<1*

These air conditioners feature electronic controls with a temperature sensing remote. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products. The units can be purchased directly from the manufacturer. impeccausa.com

INVENTOR-----------<1*----------<1*

This brand is available in Europe and offers units with auto swing louvers for good air distribution and electronic controls with a remote. The COOL model is a basic cooling only unit while the MAGIC is a heat pump. Their website is not much help and the warranty on the units is not very good when compared to other brands. inventorairconditioner.com

KEYSTONE------------2*-----------NA

These units are made by Midea and sold at discount retailers such as Walmart. They are available in two sizes and have electronic controls including a temperature sensing remote control.

KIBERNETIK---------<1*------------NA

This brand offers three sizes of units with electronic controls and a three speed fan. They are basic single hose models that are made and sold in Switzerland. They use a condensate bucket instead of auto evaporation technology and the guarantee on the compressor is not very good when compared to other brands. kibernetik.com

KLARSTEIN----------<1*------------NA

The METRO BREEZE units are basic single hose air conditioners with electronic controls. The units are available in two sizes and use self evaporating technology for condensate removal. They are available in Europe and can be purchased directly from the manufacturer's website but their guarantee is not very good when compared to other brands. klarstein.com

KLIMATIC------------<1*------------NA

This brand is available in Peru but their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy. The FROSTY models feature a stylish modern design with electronic controls. klimatic.com.pe

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