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Champion Cooler

Model # WCM28

Internet # 100143013

Store SKU # 714984

2800 CFM 2-Speed Window Evaporative Cooler for 600 sq. ft. (with Motor)

$354.00 /each
  • Designed to work in dry/arid climates
  • Is not an air conditioner
  • High quality components at low costs

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PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Model # WCM28

Internet # 100143013

Store SKU # 714984

WCM28 evaporative window is an economical unit that provides high performance, easy installation and low maintenance. Evaporative coolers are intended for use in dry, arid climates. They can lower indoor temperatures by as much as 15-20 Degree F. Evaporative coolers have low installation/maintenance costs; use 75% less electricity; no ozone damaging refrigerants. The water saturated pads act as a type of filter, removing dust and allergens from the air.

  • Cools 400 - 600 sq. ft. to help keep your living space comfortable
  • Circulates air at 2,800 CFM for powerful operation
  • Comes with a direct drive, 2 speed, 120-Volt motor, installation kit and leveling leg
  • Permanently lubricated pump for years of worry free use
  • Machine balanced blower wheel for smooth, quiet operation and maximum air delivery
  • Cabinet made from heavy-gauge galvanized steel to resist weather and impact
  • All metal surfaces treated for corrosion with electrostatically applied UV-stabilized polyester powder finish
  • Bolted construction for easy installation and access to replaceable parts
  • UL listed for safe operation
  • Ideal for dry, arid climates
  • Built of domestic and imported parts
  • Made in Denison, TX
  • Use our buying guide to choose the right evaporative cooler for your needs

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SPECIFICATIONS

Dimensions
Cooling zone (sq. ft.) 
600 
Product Depth (in.) 
30.25 
Product Height (in.) 
27 
Product Width (in.) 
24 in 
Window opening maximum width (in.) 
42.38 
Window opening minimum height (in.) 
11.94 
Window opening minimum width (in.) 
22.13 
Details
Air Volume (CFM) 
2800 
Amperage (amps) 
5.5 
Built-in HEPA filter 
No 
Built-in carbon filter 
No 
Color 
Cool Sand 
Color Family 
Beige / Cream 
Commercial / Residential 
Residential 
Evaporative Cooler Product Type 
Window Cooler 
Horsepower (hp) 
0 hp 
Number of Speed Settings 
Product Weight (lb.) 
75 lb 
Programmable Timer 
No 
Remote Control 
No 
Returnable 
90-Day 
Voltage (volts) 
115 
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications and Listings 
1-UL Listed 
Manufacturer Warranty 
For 8 years from date of purchase, we will replace the original base assembly if water leakage should occur due to rust out. One year from date of purchase, we will replace any original part provided by Champion Cooler which fails. 

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Air Volume (CFM): 2000 - 3000
Cooling zone (sq. ft.): 600 - 1000
Price: $300 - $400
Brand: Champion Cooler
Review Rating: 3 & Up
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Are these units recommended for humid climates, like south Florida?

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June 19, 2016
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Probably would not do much good in humid climates. An evaporative cooler is basically a big fan that pulls outside air through wet pads to cool the air. There are cooler charts online that will show you the best temp you can get out of an evaporative cooler based on humidity and temp.
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April 30, 2016
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Yes, the evaporative cooler can be used in humid climates.
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April 30, 2016
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No, if the dew point is over about 45 it becomes less efficent . Only for dry climates like Arizona where I live.
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Definitely not for humid locations.
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When on high, the fan sprays small droplets of water through the grill. When on low, no problem. Why does this happen?

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Mine does that too. I just figured it was because the space between panels and wheel are closer than would be on a larger unit. Mine is new this year. I have read that sometimes the spider that puts water on the pads may have a crack in it and that could cause it. I have a rug with backing laying in front of mine.
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Maybe too much water on the pad. You can try lowering the water level in the tank and make sure the unit is level. Ensure that the tube feeding the pad frame is watering the trough on the pad frame properly. Also check if the holes on the pad frame trough are not plugged or restricted. Seems like water is getting where it shouldn't be. I have one of these and it works fine.
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Can this evap cooler installed in a sealed garage space use a thermostat to control it?

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This unit is not designed to operate that way. It needs to have a source of outside air (installed in window or wall ) and the air supplied by the cooler needs a place to vent like another window, gable vent or Updux installed in the ceiling. As the dew point gets closer to 50, the less efficent the unit becomes. Evap coolers are effective in a dry climate only. hope this helps.
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May 27, 2016
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No, this model does not use a thermostat.
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Can it be used in a body shop without putting it in a window?

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Swamp coolers work by taking outside air and cooling it by evaporating some water into it. Relative humidity goes from around 30% to 60% and that is more comfortable for us with ~15F cooler air. So your body shop would have to have a few hundred cfm entering 1 place and then exiting another place kind of far from the entry. Without the unit in the window what is going to do the work to make the air enter Read More
Swamp coolers work by taking outside air and cooling it by evaporating some water into it. Relative humidity goes from around 30% to 60% and that is more comfortable for us with ~15F cooler air. So your body shop would have to have a few hundred cfm entering 1 place and then exiting another place kind of far from the entry. Without the unit in the window what is going to do the work to make the air enter your shop? Read Less
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For 120v units, Sure! I have a unit sitting on a furniture dolly so it can be moved around the shop. Water may have to be put into the sump manually, but there are no emissions so the only issue is the electrical cord.
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Rated 3.8 out of 5 by 50 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Second swamp cooler bought This cooler is great for cooling our cabin in the desert. It works great and is less expensive than an air conditioner. The first cooler we bought ran night and day for months on end and lasted two years. Although it only needed a new knob, we decided to buy another one. We will repair the first one and use in another building. April 12, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Very Nice Evaporative Cooler We live at slightly over 7,000 feet and have been using a similar evaporative cooler in our master bedroom since 1999 (still works). While shopping at Home Depot today we found this cooler on sale for $318 (was originally advertised for $354). Our living room faces to the west so it gets very warm in the late afternoon (around 83F). We built a stand for this cooler and placed it in the kitchen window without any problems. Everything you need for installation is included except the copper water tubing and faucet/valve. Even though the cooler comes with two (2) wall chains we have learned over the years to build your own cooler stand in addition to using the support chains. This provides a more stable platform for the cooler. After about 3 hours of building the stand, installing the cooler and closing up open gaps we have a very nice cooling system on the west side of our house. Works great! As I am writing this at 1630 hours, the living room temperature is a cool 73F and dropping. Note: because of our highly alkaline well water we have found that using a zinc anode and water conditioner blocks really helps. We highly recommend Champion products and this evaporative cooler. June 11, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Runs quiet, cools great. Easy to install. Runs great , cools most of the house. Only thing, seen a bit of rust starting on the inside of pan after running for a month. I can fix it this winter. Got my sister two for her house and they work great. June 7, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Awesome unit This was given to me as a gift and I can tell you this things worth it's weight in gold. It's really easy to set up and I've got mine strapped to a furniture dolly so it's portable. I live in Las Vegas and with 100+ weather being the norm, I'm greatful to have it. We use it on the back patio, in the shed, and the 2 car garage. It keeps us cool and we put a block of ice in it for extra comfort. May 14, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by great cooler for shop or small garage. This thing kicks butt. I have it in 400 sq ft shop and it cools great. Uses about 2 gph of water which tells me it is working great. A little loud though. No big deal for me. April 6, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Works Great, it took the place of two window A.C. 's and keeps the house cooler. the installation was EZ, Did it my self............. July 21, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Good Value This evaporator is good only one Lil problem the float that comes with it is not of good quality had to adjust several times and tightened it several times. Working fine now. Runs great! I did receive it slightly dented on top from when they shipped it to the store. Not happy about that. September 15, 2015
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Rotted after one year. Very cheap construction. Old Champion cooler that I purchased 10 years ago finally gave up. Purchased another Champion exactly the same as older one. I should have looked closer before purchasing New models, made in China, are a definite downgrade in quality. New model lasted one summer. Have to replace after first year. Will NOT buy another Champion. July 9, 2015
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