Good if your room is less than 4x4
I bought this aircon, knowing it was the nottom of the range actual aircon. On a hot day it actually blows cosistant cold air... saying this my entire 1 bed apartment is amoung the smaellest sizes on the market... I literally just cooled the immediate.... great for a small room, dont rely on it coolng much more... you get what you pay for... still bettter than an evaporative or a fan....
After 3 years still working well.
Cools down an apartment of 2 bedrooms quiet well,
At 2.9kw and 10000 btu its the best of the budget air cons for sure..under $350 when we payed over 3 years ago great investment..
The R410A Refrigerant it uses is being used on honeywell aircons priced at $900 so it has the same equal parts so go figure.
1 year old, stopped cooling, basically just circulates the room temp air, to make matters worse, receipt cant be found and my mum cant remember where she got it from
Purchased in December 2018.
Dont buy one unless you only need it for one summer!!
Very average at best, although wasn't expecting too much, very noisy and doesn't drop temp down that much, but keeps a small unit cooler than outside.
Just 12 months old and not blowing cold air at all now. Harvey Norman won't exchange because they have to send it away and it will take 8 weeks, Altisse shut down for christmas, why have a warranty if you won't just replace it. Not Good Enough.
Just a giant, noisy fan in the end.
It worked for the first few months without fault. Air was cold, although it was quite noisy. Recently it has stopped blowing cold air, and just circulates the air at room temperature. Very disappointing that it didnt even last a year.
It's not like an actual split system but good enough to sleep during these summers in Sydney which is not too hot. I have got a small bedroom and its perfect for that.
Purchased in November 2017 for $250.00.
Two in less than two months
This is the second one in less than two months the first got that hot it warped out of shape and wouldn't run and the replacement one worked fine for almost two weeks then stopped blowing cold air I've never been less satisfied with an air conditioning brand anyone else having similar problems with the aircon units
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Loses its refrigerant very quickly.
I purchased this to cool a room down. It did the job, later though, it made a strange hissing noise as it worked and it lost all its refrigerant overnight. It blows room temperature air out of both outlets.I just got a replacement today, and the replacement appears to have lost its refrigerant also.
This is not acceptable given the price of the unit.
Very cool little unit.
I bought this unit last summer & love it. According to my energy meter it runs at about 35cents an hour. It gets a good sized room cool very quickly. The only drawback is the noise, it's incredibly loud & you have to empty it out if it gets to much condensation in it & it's incredibly heavy. It has a nice little remote control that you can set a timer to turn itself off plus you can also use it as a fan. The air vent to the window is a little tricky to install into the back of the air con but once it's in there, leave it there lol
Easy to clean, always make sure you leave it on fan for a few hours before you pack it away for the cooler weather, it'll help stop mould building up in it. Very happy with purchase, would recommend.
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Bought to cool bedroom on 2/12/17 3.5m x 4.2m as we only have evap unit on the roof. Worked well and was great to follow me around the house. (theatre room, lounge etc). Started making fan noise on the 10/02/18 and took it back to the store and within in 4 hours was replaced and was very satisfied for the rest of the summer. Started the unit up 3 weeks ago and was doing the job well once again until yesterday started making the same noise in the fan so took it back to the store to get my replacement and was told that they could not replace it i...n store and would have to get a rep too ok the replacement. Was told I purchased the unit I would have peace of mind with the manufacturer's' store swap warranty for 24 months not what I was expecting on a 40 deg day but overall a good unit
Different to what we imagined
While this unit cools our oven of a bedroom effectively, we found a couple of issues with it. First the plastic doo dad that comes to block off the window and hold the hose end in place was too short for the frame and we had to wangle a piece of cardboard to get it to fit and seal, (so is there an extension we can get?). Secondly the hose itself was a nightmare trying to get it to attach to the window fitting and the unit itself (it came undone during the night and scared the life out of me!!!). Also after two hours use the water tank overflow...ed after we were told by the retailer it rarely needed to be emptied. BUT overall we are sorted now and are glad to have it and once we get used to the specifics of using it I am sure it will be value for money.
It gets you by
It is ok it gets us by. Cools down one room easily. But uses a lot of electricity. However it is reliable and sturdy. Works well when it has too make sure the hose is connected to outside so that it can blow hot air outside or your room gets hot
Made summer bearable!
We have a really hot bedroom over summer and not in a good way! The afternoon sun bakes it like an over and on the 40c days uits too hot to sleep there. Enter the omega - It was an absolute lifesaver during the hot months and meant that I could actually get some sleep without trying to sleep on the sofa in the living room. It's not too noisy and puts out cool, cool air! It comes with a hose tkit that goes out the window (you close it on it) and cold air comes out the front. Just a note, because it has a compressor, you should wait before switching it on after moving it. It saved my butt over summer and I will using it again next summer too
Perfect portable Air conditioner
This unit is great, doesn’t make too much noise, cooling capacity is very efficient, set your temperature and and your good to go. Easy to set up the tubing and exhaust the hot hair out of the window. It’s also very easy to replace the water tank when it’s full.
Good Little Portable Air Conditioner
This was pretty good over summer. I think of it like refrigerated fan more than a full air conditioner. There's no way it can cool our whole lounge nut it blows out really nicely chilled air and is a dream to sit in front of on the hottest days. Its well made and come with a remote - they even chuck the batteries in too! Its a good machine just need to be realistic about how much space it can cool
Handy Room Air Con
This is not the most powerful air conditioner in the world but it does an excellent job for its size and it really helped in the bedroom. It want so amazing the the lounge It was OK as a spot cooler but it was never about to cool the whole area but then that is a much bigger space than its designed for. Its fine if you understand its limitations and use it accordingly. Its easy to move on wheels. Its reliable and looks not bad either.
The Summer Saviour
This made all the difference in our bedroom this summer. I came to completely rely on it in just a few weeks. It's surprisingly effective for a small easily transportable machine. All you do is connect the exhaust hose to a window (needs to be close) plug it in, turn it on and close the door. 20 minutes later, cool bedroom. Total winner. Glad we bought it and the wife loves it too.
Quiet, cool, effective
Compact and powerful this portable air con does a good job at keeping our bedroom cool. It is quick at getting the temperature down on those really hot days. The only thing which can be annoying is a noise that it makes when changing air flows in the middle of the night
Great power for compact model
The unit cools my lounge room well, however for multiple rooms I don't think it'd suffice. On high fan with air-conditioning on its loud and have to put the TV louder lol.
For a compact model its very strong and versatile, it moves easily and the exhaust tube isn't too large to put out the window. All in all good item.
I have a 2 bedroom top floor unit with large windows. I do use poly blinds a balcony awning and 3 panel blinds for my full length balcony door with fixed windows on each side, the afternoon sun belts here and also my adjacent kitchen which has a servery to the lounge dining area of 60 square.. I put 2 of the 2.9KW next to each other and place one vent on top of the other and use race tape to join. In effect I have the two vent outlets with another piece of the flat plastic supplied then race taped on top again and it provides a fence post size...of square plastic I then close my balcony door on to wedge it in place. Close the fly screen door. It works a treat to cool me down as I sit on my lounge and I then use two fans to direct air to my bedroom and kitchen area... I also use a separate De-humidifier to knock out the humidity... That cures our somewhat Facist Strata Committee not allowing a split system air conditioner to be installed, Sure my open lounge and dining area is cooler than my bedroom. But it works a treat to knock out the 60 + degrees this place can reach after a few 35 to 40 degree days.... It is a double brick heavily rendered inside built 1975 unit. Hope that helps anyone wanting to be in heaven.... as I am on a really, really hot day. I had one situation after having both on for 6 days x 24 hours, the temperature was around 40 degrees outside with 98% humidity (no rain though), water leaked from one of the units. I popped a towel underneath and soaked up the volume of water (carpet mat underneath got a bit wet) no troubles and it happened only that one time in 2 + years of use... Not having to use a drain hose or empty water from these units is a good idea, very good idea, Buy one !!!
Questions & Answers
Hi folks, I have the OAPC29 model which has been great thus far, however, the fan has stopped working. I have read the manual over and over, and tried everything. Any ideas or suggestions to reactivate the fan would be greatly appreciated.
Dismantle and see if the fans bearing is not clogged up, going further see the main board for any burnt capacitors or such.
Alexis P.Omega Altise
Hi there Dr Nick , please give our customer care team a call and one of our friendly consultants will troubleshoot with you.Thanks the team at Altise.
When using the dehumidifier mode do I still need to have the air vent out the window ?
Alexis P.Omega Altise
Good morning Bernadette , the dehumidifier is one of the functions on this portable unit , so it will require to have the air vent out of the window as with all other functions . If you require further assistance please feel free to give us a call on 1300 739 033. The team at Altise.
Hi I was told by the sales
Consultant you don’t need to empty the water from this u it. That seems incorrect with the comments above. Also the fan grate is only half of the unit the other half of the fan grate is solid why is this. I’m not very happy with this purchase from Good Guys
Dehumidifier function will need water to be emptied, you will get a notification and unit shuts off..fan grille is designed for that specific airflow iam guessing.
Alexis P.Omega Altise
Hi there Tanya , please see instructions below on emptying water from this unit if we can assist or troubleshoot with you please give us a call on 1300 739 033 The team at Altise.
This machine has an auto-water-evaporating system. Condensed-water
cycle is used to cool down the condenser, which not only improves
cooling efficiency, but also saves energy.
If inner water tank is full, “W.F” indicator will flashed on the screen, af ter 8
seconds the machine goes into standby mode, the buzzer beeps, the
compressor stops and all keys are invalid.
Pull out the plug to drain out water, power off the machine and restart it, the machine will run normall
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