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Chromagen Midea 170L Heat Pump

Chromagen Midea 170L Heat Pump

3.6 from 79 reviews · View Statistics

Reviews

  • Build Quality
    3.3 (4)
  • Value for Money
    3.3 (4)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    3.0 (4)
  • Noise Level
    3.5 (4)
  • Temperature Consistency
    3.8 (4)
  • Heating Speed
    3.8 (4)
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WillyK

WillyKGoulburn Valley, VIC

  • 3 reviews
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Installed by cowboys

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Does not meet electrical standards information from electrical inspector.
RCD not installed. Isolator underrated only 20A units use 29.5A.Tried to contact company no response. Rang 4 times gave up finally gave up.

Purchased in March 2021 at Chromagen Australia for $200.00.

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Ken

KenWestern District, VIC

Very Poor Service backup

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Product is ok but Chromagen service back up is poor. If you have an issue with your hot water unit on the weekend, they will charge you $275 even if its under warranty for labour and parts. Not very ethical company

Purchased in November 2020 at Chromagen Australia.

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No hot water to en-suite

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The hot water service it replaced was working perfectly, lovely hot water throughout the house.
Now no hot water, none to the en-suite. No need to use the cold water tap anywhere in the house.

Purchased in July 2020 at On line.

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Matt

MattPerth, WA

  • Verified purchase

Poor Quality: Won't last long term

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Purchased in October 2014 at Infinite Energy for $1,999.00.

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The Old Bloke

The Old BlokeAU

  • 2 reviews
  • 2 likes

Insulation is poor so the thing actually costs you more

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I got one of these recently to replace a Dux unit that was out of warranty and Dux just didnt want to fix it even if I was offering to pay. Dux are so useless they design units they are redundant - so much for 'sustainability'. Anyway this unit is somewhat quieter but has WOEFUL insulation. I have set the timer for it to run from 8 am to 8pm, this morning when I got up, water was at 30C!! My Dux was so well insulated at least it reattained heat when it switched off overnight/. This is system is better as a pool heater than a domestic HotWater system. It's not such a 'smart' system if you have to keep it on all day to keep sustainable hot water. Big FAIL Chromagen.

Date PurchasedJuly 2018
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Wayne

WayneAdelaide

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Serious Design Flaws

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Date PurchasedSept 2018
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benzainey

benzaineyGreater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC

  • 7 reviews
  • 9 likes
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Read the terms and conditions!!!

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Date PurchasedJune 2017
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Questions & Answers

Leonia F

Leonia Fasked

Can someone give me a phone number so I can ring them

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Geoff C

Geoff Casked

Hi. I will be absent from home for five months.

What is the best way to turn off the unit? Does it need to be drained? We live in a tropical climate.

Geoff C

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Tony
Tony

Turn it of at your switch board as they are extreamly expensive to run

Ken
Ken

I don't think it needs to be drained. there is possibly an isolating switch mounted near the unit, if not your switchboard will have a breaker marked hot water. Contact chromagen to confirm this for yourself

James T

James Tasked

Where is the heat pump manufactured and what are the running costs for 4 people households

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Ken
Ken

They are made in China. The 170ltr unit will not do enough hot water for 4 people, its suitable for 2. You will need to go for the 280 ltr unit for your needs. As to savings, you will save money....how much depends on what you currently use for hot water and who you buy your electricity from. We save around $40 per month at least

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