Heats/Cools the house very well, but have had multiple soft starter issues
We have had this unit for around 8 years now - it heats/cools very fast and the rooms are very comfortable, even in extremely hot/cold conditions.
However, we have had 5 soft-starter failures during this time. Each time this has happened we have been without heating/cooling, which can be very uncomfortable. After talking to a few air-conditioning repairers, this can be a common issue, but not as common as I have experienced. I have had multiple tests run on my system (run capacitor, voltage drop, cable size), but nothing out of the ordinary ha...
Purchased in June 2011 for A$12,000.00.
Junk unit and poor service
We had an old unit which had multiple issues over its lifetime. It eventually started blowing cold air from the ducts while on the “heat” system in August 2019, and after 6 weeks of to-ing and fro-ing, it was eventually replaced. It took so long to rectify the issue that I moved out of the home as I had a small baby and the house was too cold being winter. Less than 12 months later and a brand new system - again, blowing cold air while on the heat setting. I am dreading having to go through this process AGAIN less than 12 months later, given ho...w terrible the service was last time around. Whoever writes these good ratings for this product is either being paid or is an employee - there are too many common problems here. It is also DEFINITELY NOT a quiet machine ... thankfully our neighbours bedrooms are the other end and as such don’t complain about the noise. For completeness, I can say the we have had no issues with the cooling function. If you are wanting it for heating purposes only, I would strongly advise against.
Purchased in August 2019.
Great for our house specially during summer
This was all we needed to cool and heat our 3 bed room house. We also have a long hall way so got surprised how well this air con unit works as the tubes are super long! It takes mere seconds to cool the house or heat the house and we love the system
- Classic SRA131C (12.8kW, Single Phase)
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A Quiet & Efficient Actron Ducted Add-On A/C Unit to Existing Brivis Gas Heater
With summers getting perceptibly hotter in the generally cool climate of Orange 2800 (as borne out by the historical climate patterns of increasing summer averages for nightly maximum & daily maximum temperatures), unbearably hot evenings over consecutive nights suggested greater relief was needed other than our usual 'modus operandi' of utilising multiple pedestal & desk fans near open windows upon temperature equivalence to effect flow thru & circulate the now minimally cooler overnight air.
Ultimately the home's central mass of warm air wa...
Very Happy with it!
Very happy with the air con system. Very easy to use and simple and easy to keep it at the temperature that you would prefer. Lots of different settings to use to make it the most comfortable but its still easy to use. would highly recommend it to anyone needing an aircon
Great product has services us well
After 10 years of faithful service and freezing our butts off in the hot QLD summer, finally the compressor went. It was replaced in three days and away it goes again freezing our butts off again. The Air Con is to cold for my wife, where my son and I cannot have it cold enough. 22.5 is the compromise and she will sneak it up to 24 when she can :)
As for the company that installed, they get zero stars. Nicholas Air Conditioners in Brisbane where terrible. They ended up sacking their installer as there was a class action about to hit them. Still that was a separate issue the product has been great.
A Great Choice
Our Actron ducted system was installed by DJS Air to replace a 39 year old Westinghouse. The installation went without any drama and was quick and clean. The new unit is quiet, powerful and effective. Pleasing to look at. What more can you want. Hopefully it will last as long as the old one. Good that it is made in Australia.
Questions & Answers
If this is ducted AC, where is the indoor unit installed.
The indoor unit is typically installed in the ceiling. Ducting is also installed in the ceiling, connected to vents that are positioned throughout your home or premise, and will distribute the conditioned air.
If you have any other questions, just let us know.
What is price for the just of the astronair classic sra131a
Thanks for the inquiry. You can request a quote on our website here > https://www.actronair.com.au/request-a-quote/
OR if you want to leave your Contact name, number and email address I can have a member of our customer care team contact you.
Thanks - Andrew
What is the price?
- MPN: SRA131C
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