Model # RWC50

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Champion Cooler 4700 CFM 2-Speed Window Evaporative Cooler for 1600 sq. ft. (with Motor and Remote Control)
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Champion Cooler

4700 CFM 2-Speed Window Evaporative Cooler for 1600 sq. ft. (with Motor and Remote Control)

  • Designed to work in dry/arid climates
  • Is not an air conditioner
  • High quality components at low costs
$615.00 /each

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The RWC50 evaporative window cooler with remote control is built for 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°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 1200 - 1600 sq. ft. to help keep your living space comfortable
  • Circulates air at up to 4700CFM for powerful cooling
  • Comes with a 1/2 HP, 2 speed, 120-Volt motor, installation kit and leveling leg
  • Remote control provides convenient adjustment within 20 ft. of the cooler
  • Convertible grill allows vertical or horizontal installation (call 800-643-8341 for free kit)
  • 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 electro-statically 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
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Can the unit sit on the ground?

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July 1, 2015
I live in a two story rental duplex town home. I can't alter the home in any way externally or internally. Can this unit sit on the ground so that I would be able to run it through the patio door? Our temps are reaching 100+ degrees so my cats and kids are having trouble with the heat. I haven't used an evaporative cooler before but can't install an a/c unit and I have heard swamp coolers work so much better than air conditioning. Thanks.
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June 24, 2016
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This unit is designed to go through a window. Placing it on the ground would not work well. I would recommend going to the manufacturer's website to see options on what coolers would work best for you with the set up you have. The link can be found at https://www.essickair.com/champion/.
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July 25, 2015
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I wouldn't recommend it. You should at least build a frame to hold the cooler a few inches off the ground.
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July 22, 2015
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Yes, it will work just fine sitting on the ground.
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July 3, 2015
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I'd suggest that rather than have it sitting directly on the ground you should probably make a small frame for it to sit on, probably made of 2X4's. It doesn't need to be fancy, just something to allow the drain fitting to clear the patio surface.
As for choosing a swamp cooler versus an air conditioner, it largely depends on the humidity of the outside air as well as its temperature. Our humidity here Read More
I'd suggest that rather than have it sitting directly on the ground you should probably make a small frame for it to sit on, probably made of 2X4's. It doesn't need to be fancy, just something to allow the drain fitting to clear the patio surface.
As for choosing a swamp cooler versus an air conditioner, it largely depends on the humidity of the outside air as well as its temperature. Our humidity here in Nevada is quite low most of the time, so a swamp cooler is an easy choice. Also, swamp cooler's cooling effectiveness tends to decrease at temps over 90 F. It's been near 100 here the last week or so, and we've still used the cooler but at times have had to supplement it with the air conditioning. Naturally, one of the big advantages of swamp coolers is that they require a great deal less electricity to operate. The only power consumed in a cooler is the blower and water pump, whereas with an A/C unit, it not only has to run a blower but also a compressor which gobbles the watts.
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Will this unit fit in my window?

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June 28, 2015
I have a 21-1/2 inch wide opening by 45 inch tall window. The window slides side to side; not up and down. Would this unit be appropriate for my window?
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Little Rock , AR
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June 24, 2016
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Vertical conversion kits are available free of charge by calling the manufacturer 800-643-8341.
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Yes, it will fit. The grill box will have to be removed and installed sideways. The procedure to do this is described in the install manual.
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I don't have a picture of the window, sorry, in answer to "DeGeezer's" request. But the window is part of a bay window. The window will slide to the right covering part of the bay and stay there, leaving the 21-1/2 inch opening for the cooler to fit in. My question was really about what to do with the top section of the opening. Some say to put plexiglass in. I'm not sure I would do anything like that Read More
I don't have a picture of the window, sorry, in answer to "DeGeezer's" request. But the window is part of a bay window. The window will slide to the right covering part of the bay and stay there, leaving the 21-1/2 inch opening for the cooler to fit in. My question was really about what to do with the top section of the opening. Some say to put plexiglass in. I'm not sure I would do anything like that myself but could get help. Read Less
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I'm assuming that your window has two panes, each of which is about one half the overall width of the window opening, and that one of the panes slides in front of the other. If this is the case, I'm afraid that the actual opening would be too narrow for the cooler duct to fit through.
If my assumption is wrong, it might help if you could post a picture of your window and I could probably give you a more Read More
I'm assuming that your window has two panes, each of which is about one half the overall width of the window opening, and that one of the panes slides in front of the other. If this is the case, I'm afraid that the actual opening would be too narrow for the cooler duct to fit through.
If my assumption is wrong, it might help if you could post a picture of your window and I could probably give you a more definitive answer. Read Less
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Does it come wired with a plug?

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Yes, these units come wired with a cord and plug that is plugged into a receptacle on the inside of the structure you are installing it in. The cord comes out of the front face of the unit that is on the inside of the structure.
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June 24, 2016
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This cooler comes complete.
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June 21, 2016
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Yes, the evaporative cooler does come with a wired plug.
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on dimensions what do you mean by depth, I take it to mean front to back?

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Dimensional data can be located https://www.essickair.com/window-coolers-learn-more.
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Dimensional Data with photos can be found on the manufacturer website https://www.essickair.com/window-coolers-learn-more.
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The depth is the measurement from the front of the product to the back.
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Rated 4.2 out of 5 by 79 reviewers.
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Works well I bought two of these coolers and have used them now thru an entire summer in Northern California. Temps here can and does hit 108F frequently. It is a dry climate and these coolers have worked much better than I anticipated. I did not turn on my expensive heat pump at all.The only minor draw back was a little motor noise, but it's not real bad. September 29, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Thus product was out in our concessions stand. The night we put it up, the night was a hit. The employees were cool all night in 107 degree weather August 16, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by high speed does,t work warranty sucks warranty sucks had for 2 months high speed went out homedepo won,t repair they want me to hire someone to fix unit factory just as bad i would not recomend this unit August 20, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Solid product This unit is a solid product. It replaced the same unit that we purchased over 10 years ago. That is saying something, because the average life of a swamp cooler around here is 5 years due to our "dirty" power and hard water. Also, the price was 50% cheaper than anywhere else. The service I received from Home Depot left a lot to be desired, but this review is about the swamp cooler. August 9, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Nice fast and easy to install Easy to install and took less than two hours from start to finish, works great the house is now very comfortable. August 3, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by wish I had done this years ago this evaporative cooler replaced two window air conditioners that were aged and I didn't really want to go the hassle of installing them again for this summer. Reviewed the descriptions and reviews online, made the purchase at the store where they were helpful with assisting me load it. I installed it that afternoon. It is wonderful, even on the hottest of summer days. June 29, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Performed as expected. We live in western Washington where evaporative coolers are not normally used. The summers here normally have middle level humidity, but this summer has been unusually dry. I decided to try an evaporative cooler and have not been disappointed. It cools the house 10 to 15 degrees cooler than without the cooler. It had been 90° in the house at the end of the day, now it is anywhere from 68 to 78 depending on the outside temperature. The quality seems okay for an evaporative cooler, which is basically a water pump and an air pump inside a large metal box. July 22, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Cools nicely Admittedly, it's only been installed a day, but wow did it make a difference in my parents' 1,400 sf house in just minutes. Mounted it in the window at the end of the hall and it blows all the way down and into the living room. Open the front door a crack on the other side of the house and you feel a nice gentle cool breeze. Runs very quietly too. The old unit was also a Champion and it lasted around 20 years. I wasn't comfortable with the thin chains and mounting hardware so had a platform built instead. Float assembly didn't look too durable but it works. May 31, 2015
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