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Whynter

Model # ARC-14S

Internet # 202555704

14,000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner with Dehumidifer and Remote

$507.00 /each

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Product Overview

With this new Eco-friendly CFC free, lead free and high energy efficiency portable air conditioner, you can stay cool while keeping with better environmental standards and reducing energy consumption. This Whynter GREEN ARC-14S portable air conditioner features the ECO-FRIENDLY CFC free GREEN R-410A refrigerant and lead free RoHS compliant components. This unit features the patented advance auto drain technology, which uses and recycles moisture collected during the cooling process to produce cool air. The dual hose operation provides fast cooling.

  • Cools up to a 500 sq. ft. space (ambient temperature and humidity may influence optimum performance)
  • 14,000 BTU cooling capacity
  • Casters for easy mobility
  • 3 fan speeds
  • Full thermostatic control 61 Degrees F - 89 Degrees F
  • Digital display allows precise temperature control
  • 24 hour programmable timer
  • Remote control lets you easily adjust the temperature and function mode
  • Activated carbon air filter removes odor and smoke and a washable pre-filter
  • Auto restart after power outage
  • 101 Pints/day dehumidifying capacity
  • Patented auto drain function fully exhausts all condensate automatically in most environments
  • Upgraded plastic window kit (46 in.) and extendable exhaust hose (up to 60 in.) included
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Specifications

Dimensions

Coverage Area (sq. ft.) 
500 
Product Depth (in.) 
16 
Product Height (in.) 
35.5 
Product Width (in.) 
19 in 

Details

A/C Cooling Rate (BTU/hr) 
14000 
A/C Coverage Area (sq. ft.) 
500 
Air Conditioner Product Type 
Portable Unit 
Air direction/circulation 
2-way 
Amperage (amps) 
10.5 
Automatic shutoff 
Yes 
BTU Cooling Rating 
14000 
Casters 
Yes 
Color 
Platinum and Black 
Color Family 
Black 
Controls 
Digital 
Cord Length (ft.) 
Decibel Rating 
56 dBA 
Decibel Rating (Indoor) 
56 dBA 
Drain hose connection 
No 
Energy Efficiency Ratio (EER) 
11.2 
Filter Type 
Specialty 
Filter light reminder 
No 
Heater included 
No 
Hose Exhaust 
Dual 
Moisture removal capacity (pints/day) 
101 
Number of Fan Speeds 
Number of cool settings 
Product Weight (lb.) 
80 lb 
Remote Control 
Yes 
Returnable 
30-Day 
Self-diagnostic tools 
No 
Sleep setting 
No 
Timer 
Yes 
Vent hose configuration 
Dual 
Voltage (volts) 
115 
Window venting kit included 
Yes 

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings 
1-UL Listed 
Manufacturer Warranty 
One year limited warranty on unit and three year warranty on compressor. 

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Is the filter washable or must additional filters be purchased?

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May 12, 2015
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July 19, 2016
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The air filter is washable, however it has an additional "charcoal filter" that needs to be replaced not washed as far as I know.
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July 21, 2015
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I take mine out and rinse it with the hose. It's a synthetic material.
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July 1, 2015
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Washable.
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June 11, 2015
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One is washable the other has to be purchased.
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May 12, 2015
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This product has a washable pre-filter.
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Can I plug this into an ordinary outlet, or do I need to have a special outlet put in?

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July 21, 2015
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It plugs right into any normal 120 VAC outlet you have in your home.
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July 3, 2015
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Just a regular AC outlet but if there is another large power using appliance on the same breaker you will probably have to use a heavy duty extension cord to reach another outlet that has less load on it. This unit draws less that 10 amps.
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July 1, 2015
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The unit plugs into a 110 volt household outlet, it does not use or need 220, however it would be best if this unit is the only appliance on that line/outlet.
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June 11, 2015
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It works in a standard 3 prong plug.
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Yes you can use an ordinary outlet.
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How does this unit vent? If I don't have a window do I need to cut a hole to the outside?

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September 9, 2015
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Yes you need to have two 5" diameter holes cut to the outside one for intake and one for exhaust (hot air).
If you have a window you only need to se the supplied adapter for the venting.
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July 21, 2015
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It vents out the window so yes I guess you would have to cut a hole in your wall if you don't have a window but I wouldn't.
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No you will have to cut two holes... It's worth it the single duct AC units have to run more because they suck in outdoor air into your home and that means the air conditioner is fighting it's self to try and cool your living space.
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July 1, 2015
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Both the intake and exhaust hoses should be vented to the exterior of the room you are trying to cool.
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I've read about negative pressure in several reviews, that this dual hose system resolves it. It seems to me that if the intake hose is simply placed in a cool spot in the room, the A/C would then cool already cool air. The intake draws no more air than the exhaust expels, correct?

I can't use a window. My only window's nearly at ceiling height and far too narrow for the ducting. Horizontal slide. I have to cut a hole in drywall to run the exhaust into an already very hot attic. I don't want to draw air (hot and dirty) from that attic.

Open to opinions, views and suggestions.

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Doug
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I have tried using only the exhaust hose at first. Your idea is logical but it is not designed to work that way. It creates a lot of negative pressure that way and ends up drawing in a ton of hot air from outside everytime you open a door. In my experience it functions must better with both an intake and an exhaust hose to the outside.
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I live in a condo town house and am using the patio sliding glass door for the downstairs . If you have a home owners association to worry about you may have to be a bit sneaky an use already in place air ducts like over the stove, fire place chimney... I have large roof ducts upstairs for the hot water closet and if I wanted to modify that they'd never know. It sounds like you need to be inventive and Read More
I live in a condo town house and am using the patio sliding glass door for the downstairs . If you have a home owners association to worry about you may have to be a bit sneaky an use already in place air ducts like over the stove, fire place chimney... I have large roof ducts upstairs for the hot water closet and if I wanted to modify that they'd never know. It sounds like you need to be inventive and see if there is something you can modify. Read Less
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July 1, 2015
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I forgot to mention this in my previous answer.---This unit uses the exhaust hot air to evaporate/dispel the water formed when humid/hot air is cooled. Blowing this water into your attic is not a good idea. If you must use the attic vent the exhaust hose to the outside using a short duct like you would a bathroom fan.
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July 1, 2015
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First off your confused as to the air flow. There are two blowers in this unit. One blower pulls air in the intake hose, this air takes heat away from the "condenser (hot) compressor area" and expels this heat out the exhaust hose. Another blower pulls hot humid air in the room through the "evaporator" (cold) and blows it back into the room cold. This is more efficient then using air in the room that you Read More
First off your confused as to the air flow. There are two blowers in this unit. One blower pulls air in the intake hose, this air takes heat away from the "condenser (hot) compressor area" and expels this heat out the exhaust hose. Another blower pulls hot humid air in the room through the "evaporator" (cold) and blows it back into the room cold. This is more efficient then using air in the room that you are paying to cool and then blowing it out the window (or attic in your case). If you must use the attic how about ducting that hot air out a vent much like you would a bathroom vent? Could you also use the same principal for the intake hose possibly under an eve to keep out rain with a screen to prevent bugs?
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Customer Reviews

Rated 4.0 out of 5 by 98 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by This unit works GREAT! This unit works GREAT! I live on the second floor of a old building. In the summer the apartment is HOT. And in the winter it's COLD. I was a little leary of this product but I looked up the top portable air conditioners and the Whynter 14000 btu was within the top 5. It works great and it does take the humidity out of my apartment. This summer here in Chicago has been very hot and humid and rhis unit does the job. I ordered this unit through the online of Home Depot stores and the price was similar with other stores. I give the delivery from Home Depot an A++. I order the unit on a Tuesday nite and the unit was delivered on Friday morning of the same week. UNBELIEVABLE!!!!!! July 19, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by WHYNTER 14000 BTU PORTABLE AIR CONDITIONER with DEHUMIDIFER and REMOTE The WHYNTER 14000 BTU portable air conditioner is the top rated unit on the market; it is simple to install with an easy to assemble window kit. The window kit is durable and the expandable hose kits are adjustable from 2 to 9 FT. The unit cools very well with adjustable temperature settings and a three speed fan capable of cooling more than one room. The WHYNTER also includes a dehumidifier and a remote control along with (4) caster rollers for ease of movement between rooms. The WHYNTER is a GREAT BUY!!! July 20, 2016
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Disappointed Very disappointed. This was the top rated AC on Google and by AC experts. It is suppose to cool 500 sq.feet. I have it in a room 11x26 (286 sq ft). I set it at 72 degrees and every day with the AC running, the average temperature in the room is 86 degrees. I'm very disappointed in this product and the reviews it got. July 19, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by A great unit Very well packaged. Arrived ahead of schedule. Works very well. July 19, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Finally feel cool Have had this unit for a month now and it has run flawless since the day I plugged it in. It was a good investment on our part. I have had other stand up A/C units and this is the best so far. July 12, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by It solved my problem... There is a room in my house that was impossible to keep cool. Putting this portable AC unit in there solved the problem. The AC was ready to go, the kit to position the exhaust and intake in a window was a bit tricky, but it was doable after I figured out I needed duct-work tape (hot/cold). I took advice from other review sites and insulated the exhaust air duct, which makes the room cooler still. The person who sleeps in that room says it is 100% improvement. My problem is solved. I will be watching the electric bill to see if I have traded one problem for another .... June 9, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by So far so good Easy setup, works as expected, cools well, no excess condensation. June 23, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by REALLY DOES A GREAT JOB!!! Our AC went out and we got this for a temporary fix. Works GREAT. House of 1600 sq ft - all but 2 rooms on opposite end stay COLD. Hoses are an eyesore but must be necessary. Piece that the hose goes into didn't fit our window...so we had to cut the long one. Not really a big deal. Going to pick up 2 more...I for my bedroom and one for the garage. June 8, 2016
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