Portable ac ratings part 13 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Norpole, Nustyle, Ocean Breeze, Olimpia Splendid, Omega Altise, Pensonic, and Perfect Aire brands.
This brand is made in China and is imported by CNA INTERNATIONAL INC doing business as MC APPLIANCE CORP. They offer a basic 12,000 btu/hr cool only unit with electronic controls and a remote. They are available online through JC PENNEY. mcappliance.com
This brand is made in China and offers basic units with electronic controls and an iFEEL remote where the unit is controlled by a thermostat in the remote control. The units use R-22 refrigerant which is being phased out and their website does not have a stated guarantee for their products. nustylegroup.com
These air conditioners are available in four sizes and feature electronic controls with a remote and use condensate evaporating technology in the cooling mode. The units have three fan speeds and swing louvers for better air distribution. Their website is not much help and the guarantee on the compressors is not very good when compared to other brands. oceanbreezecomfort.com
The DOLCECLIMA range of units are single hose cooling only units. They feature remote controls with timer functions and a "moon function" (sleep mode). The units require 50HZ power and therefore are not available in North America. They expel the water that is removed from the air and therefore do not require you to dump a tank. The ELLISSE HP model is a compact heat pump with rubber coated casters to prevent damage to even the most delicate of floors. Their website does not have a stated warranty for their products. olimpiasplendid.com
These air conditioners are made in China and are sold in Asia and Australia. They feature electronic controls with a remote but the warranty on the units is not very good when compared to other brands. omegaaltise.com.au
These air conditioners are made in Malaysia and are sold throughout Asia and the Middle East. They are available in two sizes and feature electronic controls with a remote. They have vertical automatic swinging louvers for enhanced air circulation but their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products. pensonic.com
This brand is made in China and is imported by BIGWALL ENTERPRISES INC. They are available in many large retail stores and have electronic controls and a temperature sensing remote control for enhanced comfort. They use self evaporating condensate technology so that you do not have to dump a bucket of water but the warranty (especially on the compressor) is not very good. perfectaire.us
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