3Bosch Compress 3000

Bosch Compress 3000

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3Bosch Compress 3000
2.8

41 reviews

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41% · 1722 · 54%

Build Quality
3.0
Value for Money
2.5
Cleaning & Maintenance
3.1
Noise Level
3.0
Temperature Consistency
3.3
Heating Speed
3.3

Reviews

41 reviews
Keith B.
Keith B.2 posts
 

Clock problem

We have had a compress 3000 fitted for about 4 years & have been happy with it, then a few months ago it started dropping the time of day & when reset will often stay at the time you set it to & not keep time.
Really annoying, as now we have to set it to manual & turn the power on & off. Show details
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VFR Boy
VFR BoyGreater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC24 posts
 
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Buster
BusterSydney Surrounds, NSW8 posts
 

Didn't last 5 years

When it worked it worked fine, a bit noisy, but gave up after 5 years, was repaired 12 months before it finally packed it in, hard to get parts for and very few people will service them. Show details
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Phil
Phil6 posts
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Good water heater and economical

Purchased in 2018 and the water heater has been running well for 4 years. At times, the hot water runs low in the evening, but only if a bath has been run plus a shower or two. So, it is definitely not suited to a large family... we are a family of 4 and it is usually fine with the occasional luke warm water (in Qld so only in winter). Show details
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Rob
RobPerth, WA12 posts
 

Waste of Money

Purchased it in Apr 2017 and in the period of 4 years, had it repaired twice under warranty and twice out of warranty. Heating of the water during winter is bad. Won't be buying another heat pump or any Bosch HWS again. Show details
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Mark
MarkNortheast, VIC16 posts
 
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Bit
BitSouth-Eastern Region, NSW21 posts
 
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Paul B.
Paul B.2 posts
 

Very happy with the product

Bought the Bosch 3000 second hand, from a place the plumbers get trained to install heat pumps. 2 years in operation now, on ControlledLoad circuit, is SA, meaning the system gets arbitrary turned on and off twice in 24hrs. The controller deals with the on/off no problem. For a while the compressor was giving some squeking noise, however it stopped without any intervention.
Otherwise the heat pump running noise not a bother, our unit is placed next to kitchen window. Show details
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Jane
Jane
 

Excellent system, economical, very happy with it

Has been running for 2 years in a cold climate. Has worked really well. Wasn't too expensive. Is easy to program and monitor once you get the hang of the instructions. Not too noisy (although I wouldn't put it near a bedroom window if you use off-peak electricity). Show details
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Misty Leigh
Misty LeighGippsland, VIC
 

Worst hot water system

This is the absolute worst hot wtaer system I have ever had the misfortune to own. Hot water temperature was always sporadic, hot in summer and cool in winter. It was difficult to program, often resting itself. Now to add insult to injury, two months out of warranty and it has broken down completely. Bosch proved very unhelpful.Will never purchase another Bosch product again Show details
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David
DavidGreater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC5 posts
 

2 year warranty and that's all we got from it

Programming proved very difficult followed instructions to the letter but only able to set it up to run continuously which was fine. Worked well for first two years , now has stopped working but out of warranty. Re Set it worked for a couple of days then failed again. Not happy will go for a unit with a much longer warranty in future. Show details
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Blakey
BlakeyGoulburn Valley, VIC40 posts
 
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BuzzerSouth West, WA2 posts
 
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Ebs
Ebs
 

So far, very happy with it!!!

Installed now for about 6 months, 2 + visitors household, no hot water supply issues at all even with 4 in household at times. Power consumption about half compared to the old storage electric unit, now getting a rebate on solar power compared to about $200 quarterly bills. Not very noisy, can just hear fan outside en-suite with window open. A bit tricky to program, but once set, trouble free. Holiday feature works a treat.
Would recommend this as a quality unit performing to spec... Show details
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Tom N.
Tom N.Greater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC
 

I am happy with it so far

Got this as a cheap alternative to a battery. Run it mainly during solar hours, but early on I realised our night showers mean we need it to be allowed to run until about 11pm if necessary. This it's fine, but we don't run it later since it does produce a bit of noise, but not too much and have not tried the low noise function. Speaking of the functions, they are ok but the computer is really unintuitive. I mean really bad. I had to watch the video about 4 times to reproduce the steps an I'm an electrical engineer. In this day and age, surely it's cheaper to fit it with wifi and a web server than to install an LCD screen with obscure symbols on it!
Super cheap to run. If you have solar, definitely get a heat pump hot water cylinder. Show details
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Questions & Answers

Milos
Milos

Hello ,
I've a 2015 Bosch Compress 3000 Hot Water Heat Pump and E09 Error code appeared. I've accessed a PURGE mode and selected OK, but no noise just a display show 5n and after 5 minutes the heat pumps starts to working. However, after approx 5 minute of operation the E09 appears again. I did this several time and always a same result. What I'm doing wrong?
Checked also the system in service mode 0d to EE and all seems to be ok.
This is an only Error code appeared since we installed the Bosh system.

VFR Boy
VFR Boy  

You may need to open the bleed valve on top of the recirculation pump to vent air in the line. While you're there turn the recirculation motor speed up to "III" with a big flathead screwdriver.

Sonya T.
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Tim W.
Tim W.

I have had an E9 error come intermittently. I have purged the system, and sometimes it goes ok for a few days and then trips again, sometimes only one day. Is there anything else I can do before calling someone? Also, the Antifreeze symbol flashes a lot. The ambient temp is between 10 and 17 degrees outside at the moment. What does it mean when it is flashing?

VFR Boy
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Sonya T.
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Clayton O.
Clayton O.

Hi, our system has started forgetting the time & when reset it might work ok for a couple of days or it might forget it again straight away. I reset it at 11:00 last night & this morning it says it's still 11:00.
Does anyone have a fix for this? Our system was installed in 2017 & has been great until now.

VFR Boy
VFR Boy  

That's odd, haven't experienced that. Have you power cycled the unit?

Clayton O.
Clayton O.  

Yes, if power cycled just means turned if off & on. It lost about 2.5 hours over night??

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