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Re: Help: buying a new aircon
« Reply #90 on: November 02, 2018, 23:09 »

you paying additional for nothing, a system 3 condenser is much more complicated than a system 1 condenser unit. Why?

The system 3 compressor is 5 ticks..
So the installer is concerned that the one to one blower / compressor cools better, but can't demonstrate the same efficiency. I also asked another seller from Gain and he confirmed this, but also recommended the same 24k blower with the same 24k compressor..


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Re: Help: buying a new aircon
« Reply #91 on: November 02, 2018, 23:24 »
1 to 1 is the best if you have sufficient place and power supply to it.
System 2, 3, 4 or 5 is designed for apartment installation where place and power supply is constrained.

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Re: Help: buying a new aircon
« Reply #92 on: November 08, 2018, 06:13 »
Thanks bro
I’m going for separate System Ones, 18k blower with 18k compressor... two ticks, but more than 1.5k cheaper.. I don’t think I can make 1.5k of savings in electrical bills over ten years :)
But I wish I can do better to save the earth..
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Re: Help: buying a new aircon
« Reply #93 on: February 13, 2019, 15:32 »
Need to top up gas at the air con compressor.

Compressor is installed outside of the property and is not within reach within the property. Many/most compressor are outside but within reach, by standing inside the property, right next to the window. Not this. 

The person have to be out on the structure to do so. I imagine some safety belt or harness would be required.

My contractor is now without any help and is unable, and do not want to.

Do you have similar experaince ? How do you over come this ?

Or do you have a contractor who can do so with safety belt/harness ?

Need this help urgently.

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Re: Help: buying a new aircon
« Reply #94 on: February 14, 2019, 00:09 »
Coolserve guys used to go out on the unit on my 23rd floor point block to clean with a harness and connected to a pillar or other heavy furniture in the house. These guys got balls I tell you. Now I’m in a 2 story with compressor above the balcony so much less danger.
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Re: Help: buying a new aircon
« Reply #95 on: February 14, 2019, 15:43 »
Thank you Wiz, quite what I am looking for.

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Re: Help: buying a new aircon
« Reply #96 on: February 14, 2019, 18:36 »
they are not the cheapest, but they turn up when appointments are made, come in pairs, clean up after themselves and have always been good with advice. been using them for maybe 15 years now and they guys are always courteous too. highly recommend them!


4 units of FC and one compressor $427 incl GST per year....been this price for the longest time
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Re: Help: buying a new aircon
« Reply #97 on: February 15, 2019, 14:40 »
You said it Wiz.

What more can one ask for? Turn up, clean up, good advice, get the job done. At $427 that's less than $30 per FC on the assumption of 4 servicing per coil every 3 months.

I say pay them their dues, not short changed them and dont squeeze others till little is left for them, such as deserving blue collar workers and hawkers.


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Re: Help: buying a new aircon
« Reply #98 on: February 15, 2019, 14:50 »
I would also like to seek advice from all on board on compressor at properties near the waters, basically sea front properties.

Because of salt from the waters, and the compressors being near to the waters, they do not last as long. Is there any way to prevent, preserve ?

Eg, would a coat of say, thin oil, lubricant sprayed over the compressors help ? Wld that compromise the function fo the system ?

Thanks for any thoughts, experience, advise etc.

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Re: Help: buying a new aircon
« Reply #100 on: February 15, 2019, 23:05 »
they are not the cheapest, but they turn up when appointments are made, come in pairs, clean up after themselves and have always been good with advice. been using them for maybe 15 years now and they guys are always courteous too. highly recommend them!


4 units of FC and one compressor $427 incl GST per year....been this price for the longest time
Will remember them when the time comes.. how often do you ask them to come?
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Re: Help: buying a new aircon
« Reply #101 on: February 16, 2019, 03:40 »
Will remember them when the time comes.. how often do you ask them to come?


The come every 3 months...they call me up and make a time to come. if its me trying to remember to call them my AC would never get service hahahaha ... and I must say this system I installed 7+ years back has never broken down or failed. Mitsubishi units 8)
I have a pile of stuff that pushes out squiggly waveforms from smaller squiggly waveforms that sometimes come from 1's and 0's.
It's wonderful to behold as long as you don't let the magic smoke out.

Life is short! Enjoy the music while it plays, when it stops, there might be a chair for you...or  maybe not.