Portable AC Ratings part 5, A Repairman Reviews The Brands...

Portable ac ratings part 5 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Clatronic, Cobra, Comfee, Comfort-Aire, Comfortstar, Consul, and Convair brands.

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

CLATRONIC-----------<1*-----------NA

This brand is made in Germany and is sold throughout Europe. The units have electronic controls with a remote but their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy. clatronic.de

COBRA----------------<1*-----------<1*

These brand offers cool only units as well as heat pumps and they are available in Algeria. They have electronic controls with a remote but use R-22 refrigerant which is not environmentally friendly. The guarantee on the compressor is not very good when compared to other brands. cobra.com.dz

COMFEE----------------1*------------NA

The PD1 series offers two sizes of units featuring three cooling speeds but the guarantee on the compressor is not as good as other brands. Their ECO FRIENDLY model uses R290 refrigerant (propane) and is not recommended. The brand is made by MIDEA and is available in Europe. mideagermany.de

COMFORT AIRE--------<1*------------2*

This brand is from HEAT CONTROLLER which is a part of MARS and manufactures other hvac systems as well. The units are available in four cooling sizes and have oscillating louvers for better air circulation. The filter is a simple washable filter which does not improve the room's air quality and the guarantee on most electrical parts is not very good when compared to other brands. The PSH-141 series is for heating as well as cooling and the warranty is better in that category. comfort-aire.com

COMFORTSTAR-----<1*---------NA

This brand is only available in 60HZ units and only one size (12000 btu/hr). The MPK12-410 unit has three fan speeds, a 24 hour timer, and auto swing louvers for better air circulation. It is a single hose tankless unit so that you do not have to dump a condensate bucket but the warranty is not very good. comfortstarusa.com

CONSUL------------<1*---------NA

These air conditioners are made by WHIRLPOOL and are available in Brazil. They have swing louvers and a "follow me" remote for greater comfort as well as HEPA filters for better indoor air quality. They only offer one size and the guarantee on the compressor is not very good when compared to other brands. consul.com.br

CONVAIR-----------<1*--------<1*

This brand is a part of SEELEY INTERNATIONAL. The units are available in two cooling only sizes as well as one heat pump unit and have electronic controls with a remote. They use self-evaporating technology for condensate removal but the warranty on the units is not very good when compared to other brands. convair.net.au

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