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Quirky Aros App-Enabled 8,000 BTU Window Air Conditioner
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Quirky

Aros App-Enabled 8,000 BTU Window Air Conditioner

  • Cools rooms up to 350 sq. ft.
  • 3 fan speeds for preferred airflow
  • Includes a remote and timer for convenience
$249.00 /each

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Aros learns from your budget, location, schedule, and usage to automatically maintain the perfect temperature and maximize savings for your home. This 8000 BTU A/C unit features touch-capacitive sensors and an LED display. Monitor, program, and control Aros from anywhere using the Wink app on your smartphone.

  • Cools rooms up to 350 sq. ft. (17 ft. x 20 ft.)
  • 3 fan speeds for preferred airflow
  • Tracks your usage so you can adjust settings to save on energy costs
  • It learns from your patterns and GPS location to cool only when you need it
  • Operates based on your schedule, the local weather report, and your budget
  • Upward airflow increases air circulation
  • Estimated energy efficiency ratio: 10.9
  • Estimated yearly energy cost: $64
  • Requirements: Apple iPhone, iPod touch, or Android phone; the Wink app (for more information, see Wink.com); a Wi-Fi network; a 2.4GHz 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi router (5GHz 802.11a/n NOT supported) with 20 MHz bandwidth and WPA-PSK security
  • Electrical Requirements: A 115/120-volt AC, 60-Hz grounded outlet protected with a 15-amp time-delay fuse or circuit breaker; a properly grounded 3-prong wall outlet
  • Window Requirements (for standard double-hung windows): W 24.5 in.- 40.5 in., H 13.5 in. See manual for storm window requirements
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  • This item is compatible with the Wink home automation system and can connect to several other items to control and customize your home with automated rules, shortcuts, & more, all with no monthly fees


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Does It Heat?

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July 18, 2015
Hello,

Just wondering if the AC provides heat alongside its cooling function.

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July 28, 2015
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No heat function built in nor add-on available
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July 20, 2015
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Hey ACBuyer,
Unfortunately, the Aros is solely an Air Conditioner and does not have a heating function.
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July 20, 2015
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No, the window a/c unit does not have a heat function.
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Will this unit fit in a 22 inch window? Thanks

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July 28, 2015
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This unit is 21 1/8 inches wide. Once you install the slides (wings) it would be too wide for your 22" window. Depending on the type of window you have, you may be able to support without the slides. But make sure you can secure window to prevent movement while this unit is installed.
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June 23, 2015
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Hey Dancer, The official specs for the Aros are for windows 24.5 to 40.5 inches wide x 13.5 inches high. Lauren - Wink Support
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June 15, 2015
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This air conditioner is 18 inches wide and will fit in a 22 inch window.
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can it be installed as an in-wall unit?

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Through the wall installation is NOT recommended. This unit does NOT have the necessary support hardware (sleeve, etc) to keep it safely installed through the wall. Additionally, there are exhaust vents located on the left and right sides (towards the rear of unit) that may be blocked if through the wall installation is attempted.
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why not? can you explain why this couldn't be built into an exterior wall?
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no it is not reccommended
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minimum width ???

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My opening is 18 inches. the product width says 18 inches but the stated minimum width is 19 inches. Can I make this work at 18 inches?
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21 1/8th
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The Aros unit has a minimum window width is 24.5 inches, it's a pretty big unit.
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The actual dimensions of this product are 12.25" (Height), 17.5" (Depth) And 21" (Width). Unfortunately, this device would not fit within the dimensions of your window.
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Customer Reviews

Aros App-Enabled 8,000 BTU Window Air Conditioner is rated 3.1 out of 5 by 46.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Stopped cooling during first season of use! Purchased last July. Because of remodeling it took until this Spring to be installed. I love the idea, the app control, and the look. The noise doesn't bother me because its more powerful than my old unit. But now my old unit is doing all the work because this device no longer blows cold air. I am in the process of contacting Quirky about getting it replaced.
Date published: 2016-08-28
Rated 1 out of 5 by from AC WORKED FOR ONE SEASON AND BROKE ON THE HOTTEST DAY. BOUGHT IN SUMMER OF 2015. WORKED GOOD FORST YEAR. INSTALLED IT FOR SUMMER OF 2016 WORKED FOR 1 WEEK AND STOPPED COOLING REMOVED FRONT COVER AND FOUND ICE FORMING INSIDE AND THEN IT BRAKES OFF AND HITS THE FAN AND SHOOTS OUT OF THE VENT. AC NO LONGER COOLS JUS MAKES ICE INSIDE. WORST AC I EVER OWNED.
Date published: 2016-08-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best wi-Fi enabled AC I've had two units for two years now and I am remarkably pleased with the performance and reliability of the unit and the integrated apps on my phone and Wink relay!
Date published: 2016-08-20
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Look elsewhere I wanted to like this AC. I really did. But, I didn't. It really isn't as good as it looks. It is rough, loud and just plain doesn't do all that well. The thing didn't break in the 4 months I needed, but it just didn't perform any better than another cheap AC. This one had an app, true, but other than turning on the AC remotely, it had zero advantage over one that is cheaper. When I bought mine, I read reviews that said the same thing. I bought it anyway. If you want to have a connected home, keep looking. The Qurky Aros is a poor choice for getting connected.
Date published: 2015-05-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best AC EVER! I have a few of these. they have functioned flawlessly and do a great job. I control them all in a group from the app and it works just like central A/C. Can't say enough good things about it. Don't listen to the bad reviews! They're doing it wrong if they don't like them.
Date published: 2016-05-26
Rated 1 out of 5 by from NO WARRANTY OR REPAIR SUPPORT!! Had installed for 8 months. Then it just died, still under warranty. Phone is disconnected and they do not respond to emails. It is now a BOAT ANCHOR !!!
Date published: 2016-04-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Air Conditioner! We can put men on the moon but can't figure out how to build a quiet air conditioner. This one is the quietest I have ever come across and in every other way it is an excellent buy. I will be purchasing another one. You don't get the cycle noise of the compressor kicking in. It is an even hum. After a month, it learns how you use it and programs it self. It is a high quality appliance. A lot of thought went into making it. It is worth the price and has a lot of nice features. I recommend this air conditioner. I won't buy another brand after purchasing this one.
Date published: 2016-06-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Modern Connected A/C Unit I read some indifferent reviews on this product but I found the unit to be modern, attractive and works great with the Wink home system. Unlike traditional A/C units the air output is from the top but is angled not straight up which gives a great overflow of cool air. Only one issue I came across related to the components included, there were two retaining strips which did not appear in the instructions. These actually slide down on either side of the unit to retain the screen, they are a very tight fit.
Date published: 2015-05-13
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