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Price $450 List
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Pros Easy to move, relatively inexpensiveExceptionally portable, fairly quiet, relatively energy-efficientIncredibly efficient, great value, decently moveableVery quiet, decently portable, solid cooling powerVery quiet, decent cooling power
Cons Lackluster cooling optionSo-so cooling performance in our testLoudExpensive, bulky window insertHigh energy consumption, expensive
Bottom Line This A/C is very portable but doesn't actually condition the air all that wellA fantastic option if you plan on moving your A/C from room to roomIf you are looking to cool your house without blowing up your budget or your monthly power bill, then the ARC-08WB is for youIf you have to deal with triple-digit temperatures on a regular basis, then this might be the perfect A/C unit for youThis is the best 14,000 BTU air conditioner we have tested but there are better option out there for most people
Rating Categories Honeywell MN10CESWW Honeywell HL10CESWK Whynter ARC-08WB Whynter ARC-122DS... Whynter ARC-14SH
Cooling Power (40%)
4
5
5
5
6
Portability (25%)
7
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5
Noise (20%)
5
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Energy Cost (15%)
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Specs Honeywell MN10CESWW Honeywell HL10CESWK Whynter ARC-08WB Whynter ARC-122DS... Whynter ARC-14SH
Remote Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Timer Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Interface location Front Top Top Front Front
Modes Cool
Dry
Fan
Cool
Dry
Fan
Cool
Dry
Fan
Auto
Cool
Dry
Fan
Cool
Dry
Fan
Heat
Number of Fan Speeds 3 3 3 3 3
Cord Wrap No Yes A small plastic loop No No
Measured Weight 59.8 lbs 65.4 lbs 48.3 lbs 60.4 lbs 77.2 lbs
Window Kit Length (without modification) Min: 19.7"
Max: 47.2"
Min: 33.1"
Max: 49.6"
Min: 26.6"
Max: 48"
Min: 20"
Max: 46"
Min: 20"
Max: 46"
Measured kWh on High (Average) 0.9 kWh 0.82 kWh 0.56 kWh 1.06 kWh 1.12 kWh
Measured dBa on High at 4' 59.8 dBa 57.2 dBa 60.3 dBa 57 dBa 56.5 dBa
Room Rating 450 sq ft 450 sq ft 250 sq ft 400 sq ft 500 sq ft
BTUs 10,000 10,000 8,000 12,000 14,000
Single or Dual hose Single Single Single Dual Dual
Projected Summer Cost $130.19 $111.72 $81.90 $131.61 $159.06
Measured Temperature Drop After 60 Minutes 8.66°F 9.74ºF 10°F 10°F 11.99°F
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