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Insignia™ - 450 Sq. Ft. Portable Air Conditioner - White/Gray-Angle_Standard

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Rating 4.3 out of 5 stars with 462 reviews

86%
would recommend to a friend

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great portable AC

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    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Member

    To get a unit as good as this one your going to have to pay double the money. I'm very happy with my purchase. The only downside is the cheap plastic that holds the line to your window.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    It's okay

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    BakerDad
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    • My Best Buy® Member

    I bought two of these before the heat hit this year. Easy to set up, just need to trim the insert so everything lines up right. Everything feels a little cheap plastic like it will break easily. For my set up the exhaust hose is either too short or too long for where I could put it. I finally turned them on and had sweet cold air. I also couldn't hear anything. They are so amazingly loud and when the condenser kicks on it sounds like an old refrigerator that's about to die. For the money I wish I had just bought a mini split system

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Brand response

      InsigniaCustomerSupport

      Hello,

      Thank you for writing a review for our portable air conditioner. We are really glad to know that the performance of this unit has met your expectations, of course, we will continue working improving the quality of the materials to deliver an even better experience and get 5 starts next time.

      Carlos - Insignia support. BBY-ExBrand_Insignia

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    great a/c unit!

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    skylord
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Member

    I have been impressed with this unit so far. It quickly cools my large bedroom and the coolness spills out into the hallway. It's neat how when you turn it on the fan blades open up. It's not quiet but it's a portable a/c unit. . I bought it to make my room cool. It has 1 hose that goes to the window and the plastic pieces that come with it are fairly long. Almost long enough to fit my tall oversized window. Set up was really easy. I like having a remote so I can set a timer or turn it off without going over to the unit. Overall I'm happy with this purchase, and the price is a good, a lot less expensive than other models. I recommend this one.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Easy set up, Cold, Quiet, Awesome

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    Arney
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Member

    Used for 3 nights now. Used to supplementary cool a master bedroom. I was able to set the whole house to 78 (instead of the normal 76) and use this air conditioner in the bedroom. Set to the lowest setting (60 degrees) its actually too cold! It works really great in our application, the bedroom is approximately 14x15 with vaulted ceiling and a connected bathroom. Even with the bedroom door cracked open and the bathroom door open, this unit has been cooling the bedroom just fine. The installation was EASY, however, for my 20" small bedroom window, I did have to cut the plastic insert that goes in the window channel. That operation was simple with tin snips and you could probably accomplish with a sharp pair of scissors. Now for a couple of down sides, the plastic insert for the exhaust out the window is CHEAP; it works but provides no gasket or sealing mechanism to the window. . I had to put a strip of foam underneath to raise the insert above my bottom window rail so the exhaust nozzle would clear, not a big deal but It did require me to have something on hand in the garage to complete the installation. The remote is great but does not have a room temperature read out like my last cheap window A/C unit had. . Also no drain line included for the condensate drip, however, after running all night in Florida there is hardly any water in the unit, I don't know where it all goes. I guess it periodically blows it down the exhaust. Another note, I was able to leave my screen installed in the window which will keep the lizards and bugs out!! This is an excellent byproduct of having this type of unit over a window unit. Although, another issue I realized, how am I going to keep rain water from blowing into the exhaust from the out side?? I supposed I will have to either run the unit during a rain storm or take the exhaust out of the window, which would only take 30 seconds... Overall : Excellent unit with some fancy features such as self moving louvers. Easy install and operation. It is quieter than our Frigidaire window unit. Cools effectively (not sure about efficiency yet). Cheap , but easy to use exhaust window mount. I would buy again and recommend.

    I would recommend this to a friend

    • Brand response

      InsigniaCustomerSupport

      Hello Arney, Thank you so much for taking the time to give us your intake on this A/C, I am really glad to hear that our product is living up to expectations. If you have any questions please contact us at Insignia at 877-467-4289 and we will be more then glad to assist you. Brian C. -Insignia Support BBY-ExBrand_Insignia