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Specifications & Dimensions
|Dimensions and Capacity:|
|Cabinet Depth (in.):||14|
|Cabinet Height (in.):||12.5|
|Cabinet Width (in.):||18.5|
|Maximum Window Dimensions:||36 inches wide|
|Minimum Window Dimensions:||23 inches wide and 14 inches tall|
|24 Hour Timer:||Yes|
|Air Direction:||8-Way: Multiple Adj. Horizontal and Vertical Louvers|
|Power Cord Included:||Yes|
|Fan Type:||Blower wheel|
|Filter Material:||Polypropylene mesh|
|Filter Type:||Replaceable Filter|
|General Warranty:||1 year limited/ 5 year sealed system limited|
|No. of Cooling Speeds:||3|
|No. of Fan Only Speeds:||3|
|ENERGY STAR Compliant:||No|
|Power and Performance:|
|Cord Length (ft.):||6|
|Energy Efficiency Rating:||10.8|
|Kilowatt Hrs. per Year:||555|
|Maximum Air Flow (CFM):||217|
|Rated Amps (Receptacle):||15|
|Room Coverage in Sq. Ft.:||350|
|Total Connected Load:||0|
|Sound Level (Decibels):||60.9 high/ 56.6 medium/ 52.5 low|
Ratings & Reviews
The Kenmore 79081 room air conditioner has 8,000 BTUs of power to cool a room up to 350 square feet in area. The unit has electronic controls and a full-function remote, features 8-way air direction and has a tilt-out filter. This window air conditioner fits a window from 23 inches to 36 inches wide and at least 14 inches high.
- 8,000 BTU
- Cools up to 350 square feet
- 24 Hour ON/OFF timer
- Sleep mode
- Location sensing maintains temperature based on the location of the remote
- ENERGY STAR® rated
- 10.8 energy-efficiency rating
- Earth-friendly 410A refrigerant
- One-touch controls
- Filter-cleaning reminder
- Tilt-out filter
- 8-way air-direction control
- 3 cool speeds
- 3 fan speeds
Added on May 19, 2010
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Most Helpful Reviews
This is a good room air conditioner, not perfect, but a good value. The installation directions are not clear enough. I recommend 2 able bodied people for installation. I used a handyman,and it took an hour. The loudness when the fan is on high may pose a problem to some people. I use the machine at night only, so I keep the fan on low, which is a much quieter setting. My biggest complaint is the operations panel and the hand held remote are black and so that if you should change the setting you will have to turn on a light. A better design would be all L E D for the unit and some sort of low light in the remote, maybe a switch of some kind. Anyway, this unit cools beautifully and that is the main matter. The listed price, for 8000 BTU's is very reasonable. It is well packaged and is easy to put in a small car, so you won't have to pay for delivery. The box has durable straps for carrying it inside. I like it's power.
My wife and I purchased this unit to replace a 5200BTU unit from GE. The unit is easy to lift and place in the window. It comes with a nice remote as well which has a good range on it. The controls are simple and easy to use too.
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It cools very well for being in a large area. The fan noise is very loud. We usually run it on low when we are in the same room. We would not recommend it for a bedroom as it is to loud to sleep. The remote control is great and works from quite a distance. We have the exact unit in a 6000 btu in our bedroom that is much quiter
East Meadow, NY
Very powerful and COLD for it's size. Cools quickly and efficiently. Only gave it 4 stars because it's pretty loud, even on low setting. For the size of the room I am cooling (13X16) , I don't really need to put it on a higher setting. If you are cooling a larger room and require silence to sleep, this one's not for you.
San Antonio, TX
We have a larger room a/c that's several years old and still is running great, bought another one for our storage unit that is a little smaller and has be working terrific
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