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Fujitsu Designer
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  • Build Quality
    3.4 (11)
  • Value for Money
    3.2 (10)
  • Ease of Use
    3.9 (11)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    3.6 (9)
  • Noise Level
    2.9 (11)
  • Heating / Cooling Speed
    3.9 (9)
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Carl D.
Carl D.Illawarra, NSW

Good ac but with a design fault that was fixed.

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Purchased in at Through Electrician..

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John Glenn
John GlennSydney, NSW

OK, but I would recommend the Lifestyle or Classic models

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Purchased in .

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WORST DESIGNED air conditioner in the world!

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Sally Lee
Sally Lee

And any reviews saying it is quiet have to fake because it is loud even on the lowest fan speed!

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Rebecca Bailey
Rebecca BaileyGreater Melbourne (Inner), VIC
  • 4 reviews
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Three out of the four purchased have faulted

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Purchased in for $5,000.

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erdbrink
erdbrink
  • 2 reviews

working fine

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got that device July 2019. Working fine for heating and cooling. Takes ~5 minutes to get started,...
Question though: Last year, when we turn on heating, there was quite a bit for water coming out of the outside unit. We had the installer come back to attach a pipe so water is not running down the external wall.
This year, we're heating quite a bit and so far,... no water whatsoever!
Is there supposed to be constantly condense water from the outside unit in heating mode? Again, there's nothing so far, even when heating all day.
Just checking if that's fine as such, or if the pipe might be blocked causing a (long term) damage?
Thanks

(location: Sydney)

Purchased in at Appliances Online for $1,392.

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Snoozing
SnoozingGreater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC
  • 3 reviews

Noisy operation

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I have had this unit for just over 5 years and have noticed how noisy it is compared with other brand air conditioners that I have had installed in other rooms. Unfortunately, I had this fitted in our bedroom and find it unsuitable for a quiet environment with a 'ticking' sound when the thermostat cuts in and the fan stops.

Purchased in for $1,700.

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Hi Valued Customer, we would suggest for you to contact a technician to review the noise coming from your Fujitsu Air Conditioning unit or call to speak with our technical support team who will happily discuss this with you Tel: 1300 364 484.

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Dean
DeanGreater Melbourne (Outer), VIC
  • 8 reviews
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Have installed these in our last two houses and looking to use them again in the next!

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We have owned 4 of these designer split systems in our last 2 homes. Both places we had a 5kw and 2.5kw units.
Their performance has been excellent! Even on the hottest summer days we have had running the two units in our home have kept it cool.
We have never had an issue with the units and are constantly being used. We no longer use Gas ducted heating because these units perform so well.
We just bought our next new home and I'm seriously thinking of buying these again.
Only down side is that in the past 6 years this unit hasn't advanced. Many of the other competitors now offer wifi conectivity. It will be out of the Fujitsu Designer range or the Daikin Zena ranges.

Purchased in at The Good Guys.

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Janey
JaneySydney Surrounds, NSW
  • 2 reviews

Biggest waste of money

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Had it for 5 years and had to get it repaired twice in that time. It’s now a month out of warranty and it’s not working again!!!
I just got repair quote from Fujitsu for $834.17 (turns out that the coil is now broken)!!!
I’ve hardly been able to use it in the time I have had it due to issues, so I definitely would NOT recommend this product if you want something long lasting (even if it does look nice).

Purchased in at Appliance Central.

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Disappointed

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Bought this about 6 months after comparing many and went against a few suggestions due to its sleek design.But proved to be very ineffective.Doesnt cool as sold.Using it for a small 1 bedroom apartment yet I have to use a cooler together with the air conditioner to help cool.Wouldnt suggest this sleek AC.

Purchased in at Bing Lee for $999.

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Naeem
NaeemSydney, NSW
  • 4 reviews

A little noisy but does the job

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I bought it from Bing Lee during their 20% off Ebay sale and Fujitsu was also running $150 cashback promo so the total price came to $409.20.

The looks have been great but it's bit noisy when warming up. Overall I am pleased with the product, especially the price I paid for a known brand.

Purchased in at Bing Lee for $409.

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Elvin N.
Elvin N.
  • 5 reviews

My first air cond

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This air conditioning is my first air cond that I ever have, I cannot remember how long ago but i recommend to anyone thinking of buy a this brand you cannot get it wrong.

Purchased in .

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Dave
DaveGreater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC
  • 8 reviews
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Looks beautiful but a little noisy

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We have installed four of these Designer series split systems in the bedrooms of one of our properties. They look stunning - sit close to the wall, and the white on the front panel is a pure white (not an off-white like some cheaper brands). They heat and cool effectively and seem to be quite energy efficient.
The indoor units can be noisy when the fan is on high, which might be a concern in bedrooms for light sleepers. We also have Fujitsu Lifestyle series units in another property and they are far quieter.
I would recommend these units for spaces that need something that looks good like small- to medium-sized living areas or a study, but I wouldn't install them in a bedroom again.

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Hi Dave, Thank you for your feedback on Product Review. Your units shouldn't be noisy on high fan. If you contact our assist department from the 2nd January, they will be able to arrange a service technician to come and inspect this for you.

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Michael
MichaelMelbourne
  • 2 reviews
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Heat/cools well. Loud when heating. Front panel lift action failed for me too.

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Heating and cooling works great for bedrooms. Internal unit is noisy, Fujitsu have advised the noise is normal, I also have other Fujitsu models which make no noise hmmm. Front panel lift action broke after a year see: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=XKiO2LCIduQ. I've since discovered the broken front panel is a common issue. Remote control is NOT backlit which is not ideal when you have kids.

Unit is cosmetically quite attractive.

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Hi Michael, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback on Product Review. if you would like us to have another look at your air conditioner please contact Fujitsu Assist on 1300 658 840.

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Nik
NikSydney
  • 6 reviews
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Works well, A bit Noisy

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The Fujitsu Designer air conditioner has been a great addition for the household. It heats up the room and controls the temperature quite well and quite quickly. The machine can get noisy though when warming up and operate at high temperatures. Overall I am pleased with the product, especially if you can get it on sale.

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Matt2018
Matt2018Adelaide
  • 6 reviews

Simply Excellent

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Heats and cools brilliantly. Super quiet, even on high though I recommend leaving it around 22 degrees on low as this is the most cost efficient way to heat or cool. (Just change the mode). Easy to use controls. Looks good on the wall too. Haven't needed to have it serviced yet!

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Questions & Answers

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Designer ASTG18KUCA (5.0kW / 6.0kW)

Hi, happy with unit. Ive somehow changed my temp on remote control from *C to *F. Can you please tell me how to put it back to *C before my wife notices. Many thanks,,

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HI DMac,Thank you for your question, pleases call Technical Support Team 1300 364 484 and they will talk you through the process. We look forward to talking to you soon

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Designer ASTG18KUCA (5.0kW / 6.0kW)

I have had this since 2014. I have never been able to set the weekly timer functions.
It is a confusing process and the operating manual does not offer any clear explanation. Do you have any alternative instructions? It really shouldn't be this difficult.

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Designer ASTG09KUCA (2.5kW / 3.2kW)

can I connect the cable to the indoor unit either on the left hand side or on the right hand side?

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Fujitsu Designer ASTG09LUCB
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Fujitsu Designer ASTG09LUCB

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CategorySplit System Air ConditionersSplit System Air ConditionersSplit System Air ConditionersSplit System Air Conditioners
Price (RRP) $1,639.00$1,839.00$2,689.00
Features Inverter, On/Off Timer and Remote ControlInverter, On/Off Timer and Remote ControlInverter, On/Off Timer and Remote ControlInverter, On/Off Timer and Remote Control
Cooling Power2.5 kW3.5 kW5 kW2.5 kW
Heating Power3.2 kW4.3 kW6 kW33 kW
Reverse Cycle YesYesYesYes
TypeFull System (Indoor & Outdoor Unit)Full System (Indoor & Outdoor Unit)Full System (Indoor & Outdoor Unit)Full System (Indoor & Outdoor Unit)
Cooling Energy Rating 5 stars3 stars
Heating Energy Rating 5 stars3 stars
Operating Temperature for Cooling10 to 4610 to 460 to 46
Operating Temperature for Heating-15 to +24-15 to +24-10 to +24
Auto Cleaning (Self Cleaning)YesNo
Indoor Unit Dimensions 282 x 790 x 870 mm282 x 870 x 185 mm282 x 185 x 870 mm
Indoor Weight9.5 kg9.5 kg9.5 kg
Max Indoor Sound Pressure Level42 dB47 dB36 dB
Outdoor Unit Dimensions 290 x 790 x 540 mm620 x 790 x 290 mm330 x 900 x 830 mm
Outdoor Weight40 kg68 kg
Max Outdoor Sound Pressure Level47 dB51 dB50 dB
Max Outdoor Sound Power Level64 dB68 dB64 dB
Manufacturer Warranty5 year(s)5 year(s)5 year(s)5 year(s)
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Replaced byFujitsu Designer ASTG09KUCA (2.5kW / 3.2kW)
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