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    The unit is cooling fine. The stat is set at 74....

    The unit is cooling fine. The stat is set at 74. In case anyone is interested, this is a room above the garage that doesn't have an air return to the ducted system with insufficient ducting to be...
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    Thanks, but I don't see a sight glass. When I...

    Thanks, but I don't see a sight glass. When I looked just now after about 3 days there was about 2 ounces of condensate in my dish. It is facing the afternoon sun so some could have evaporated and it...
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    No condensate from Mitsu mini split

    Third cooling season with my mitsubishi mini split. In the middle of a hot summer season with 90 deg days and I see NO condensate coming out of my drain pipe. I have a dish sitting under it and it...
  4. Two pass cooling?

    I asked my sales rep and he said the current 3 Ton unit is still smaller than the 2 Ton. Has something to do with '2 pass cooling' in the 3 Ton vs single pass in the 2 Ton. Perhaps that means a...
  5. Current Infinity Condenser Units Bigger-Why?

    My new 2 Ton Infinity System got installed this week. The 25HNA condenser unit towers over my 3 year old 3 Ton unit (38YDB). It's about 9" taller and being square compared to the older unit it is 2"...
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    Thanks Canes

    Yes my dealer is authorized. In fact he is also distinguished. Although I don't put much store in things like that. I learned the hard way to choose dealers wisely, with the Tech 2000 unit that I am...
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    Hi! Dash..

    Well I decided to go ahead and replace and I've signed the contract to put in a 25HNA624/FE4ANF003 system 2 Ton Infinity 16. I'm in SC. SHould I look into the tin plated coils? I would assume that if...
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    Canes...

    My Infinity installed in Sep 05 was a 38YDB036/FE4 unit. So the fan coil has been improved since then? Any steps taken towards greater longevity/reliability in the current units (I know the cabinet...
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    Condensate pipe for Mr Slim Mini Split

    My Mitsu Mini Split was installed with a clear plastic hose for the drain. The drain stopped up because this got crimped. The water backed up into my room and this happened twice before the installer...
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    Price increases are not necessarily the rule. I...

    Price increases are not necessarily the rule. I did say LARGE. Also remember that we are supposed to be in a recession or approaching one...
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    You're replacing a working unit

    I have a 14 yr old unit that needs minor work (see other post if interested). I'm wondering if I should replace just because it's 14 yrs old. In your case it looks like your unit is still giving...
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    Tech 2000 life span?

    Well it looks like the yearly inspection wasn't done well. When a run cap went slightly out of spec I was notified but obvious things that could cause serious damage like the switch were not!

    Is...
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    Fix or replace Carrier Tech 2000

    Hi guys, the input I got here prompted me to go with a 2 stage Infinity system 3 years ago as a replacement. Now my other Carrier which is 14 years old, a "Tech 2000" with a VS handler has a cracked...
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    I just had an MS series heat pump installed and...

    I just had an MS series heat pump installed and could not be more pleased. The indoor is whisper quiet and the outdoor is probably like a small fan on low speed.
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    It's an error

    They both have to be A12. I guess I have an undersized compressor for the air exchanger till the A09 gets swapped out.
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    Mr. Slim Mismatched Indoor/Outdoor Units

    Good thing I checked. I asked for an M series 12K BTU Mr. Slim and the installer used an A12 unit indoors and the A09 outdoor unit. (1) Is it OK to run till they fix it? (2) Could this be an error in...
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    Installed MITS MS-A12NA

    Well, it's been only a few hours since instal - very pleased. It is quiet, both inside and out. My wife can hear the corn grow and she can barely hear it. The fan is on auto, so it may not be running...
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    Thanks for the comments. I'll pass it along to...

    Thanks for the comments. I'll pass it along to the installer. Just a couple more q's: (1) Is there a DC signal going to the indoor unit on these wires? (2) when I called MITS and talked to their...
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    Hi Freeze - I have a wiring question

    I've chosen MSZ-A12NA. I am giving the job to someone I sort of know who does a lot of regular heat pumps but has also done several mini-splits (but only 1 MITSU). That's because I couldn't get the...
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    Could you elaborate a little bit on your 2 points...

    Could you elaborate a little bit on your 2 points (1) don't need dehumidification (2) not fair comparison - is the mits in a different league altogether. I don't know anything about mini splits.
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    Advice on Mini Split needed - LG or MITSU

    I am getting a mini for a room above the garage. I have been offered a choice of an LG 13 SEER or a MITSU 17 SEER. There's a premium on the MITSU (of course). The LG has dehumidification, I believe...
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    Zoning?

    I don't know anything about zoning but can zoning provide the needed cooling in the bonus room when the current unit is not doing that now, without overloading the unit? What other hardware might be...
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    Condititoning bonus room

    My above garage bonus room, about 322 sqft (not incl. stairwell) and is conditioned by my downstairs unit. My computer (this one) runs here and so I only care about the cooling season, although...
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    Thanks Dave, I don't know why I was so stupid not...

    Thanks Dave, I don't know why I was so stupid not to ask them why the unit was not defrosting. I guess I'm running pretty expensive heat right now.
    Hey this site's been upgraded a lot since the...
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    Infinity on Emergency Heat

    This morning we had some snow here in SC and some icy conditions. I noticed my 1 yr old Infinity Puron system was iced over (completely over the coils) and the fan was making strange noises. I called...
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    Dan: I think you are a Carrier man. I have an...

    Dan: I think you are a Carrier man. I have an Infinity system with FK4BNF001 handler with a media filter. The service company is using an Air Bear brand. I think it's 4 inch. Any advice on whether...
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    No these parts were not replaced in the last 5...

    No these parts were not replaced in the last 5 years or perhaps even more. The run caps are GE (I read on another post someone calling them 'dreaded GE'). Based on BillVa's advice I think I'll get it...
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    During an annual inspection on my 13 yr old...

    During an annual inspection on my 13 yr old Carrier, the tech suggested replacing the contactor and a run cap. The contactor was showing some signs of wear. The run cap is a 25/5 dual. He says it was...
  29. Re: Re: Heat Pump and A/C cost

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    I don't know what this guy's sq.ft is but in my house (2300 sq ft) about 90 miles north of G'ville, 25 miles from Charlotte NC we have had $200+ bills in winter. This is for about...
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    thanks for the offer TB, but I don't think I want...

    thanks for the offer TB, but I don't think I want to spend time doing that. As long as the temp is around the set point and the humidity is as good as it gets, I'm happy. You and the other poster has...
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    Wow TB! Is that chart generated offline from a...

    Wow TB! Is that chart generated offline from a data recorder? I see your indoor temp is set around 70 (if I read the chart right), therefore your humidity level is below 50. I have 77 set for temp...
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    Bald; that was not the case today, the day before...

    Bald; that was not the case today, the day before opening the windows and running the window fan worked, today it didn't, the humidity outside must have been around 56 today, because opening the...
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    At this time of the year my Carrier is mostly...

    At this time of the year my Carrier is mostly running in first stage to remove humidity. (My downstairs unit is a Carrier two stage with Infinity - my upstairs is an older unit with VS handler). My...
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    [/B] I think the red/blue lights only...

    [/B][/QUOTE]

    I think the red/blue lights only pulse when you have the system in "auto" switch over which I think you get by pushing the red and blue buttons together. Then they both light up and...
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    Does this apply to heat pumps too? Thanks.

    Does this apply to heat pumps too? Thanks.
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    Could it be remotely possible that there was a...

    Could it be remotely possible that there was a problem with the manufacture of C. evap coils 5-7 years ago, which granted the Trane coils did not have?? Should you then condemn the Carrier coils...
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    (Infinity has a rebate too, I guess you know....

    (Infinity has a rebate too, I guess you know. They didn't have a rebate on the Trane when I was looking and it turned out to be much more expensive even comparing the Carrier to a lower efficiency...
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    I just installed an Infinity 38YDB with FE4A (or...

    I just installed an Infinity 38YDB with FE4A (or is is FEA4) VS handler . It's rated at 15.5 SEER. That should be your unit I think. BTW what is your temp/humidity set ? You may have mentioned it...
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    I simply typed in "Who developed Puron" Here's...

    I simply typed in "Who developed Puron"
    Here's the answer:

    It's called Puron™, developed by Carrier Corporation and Allied Signal. Puron™ was developed in response to the 1987 international...
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    Again I hope this thread dies out soon, although...

    Again I hope this thread dies out soon, although I bet some new poster's going to resurrect it with the age old question. But I can't help trying to correct some misimpressions here about me. I was...
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    Robo, I have a lot of respect for you, you stand...

    Robo, I have a lot of respect for you, you stand up for all brands when if I were you, frankly, I would be partial, so I repeat I'm not brand bashing here, in fact I had selected a Goodman till you...
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    ( I hate taking up space here, I have no axe to...

    ( I hate taking up space here, I have no axe to grind but I think it might be useful to you pros to hear from us guys who actually buy the stuff). You don't get to test drive HP's or even get to see...
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    I'm nowhere near the coast.. I did actually get...

    I'm nowhere near the coast.. I did actually get an estimate from a York guy. An old timer who did not want to put in PURON to get me to 13 SEER with the Affinity. Or install a VS handler (said they...
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    Well the 10 Seer was loud (79 db?). Actually my...

    Well the 10 Seer was loud (79 db?). Actually my Infinity 17 is loud too, I would have to assume it's the recip. because its not as loud as the scroll units. Db is not a good way to judge sound...
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    There is rebate on the Infinity that (at least...

    There is rebate on the Infinity that (at least for me - I got the heat pump) made the cost difference negligible..
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    Originally posted by dynalowrider79 ...

    [QUOTE]Originally posted by dynalowrider79
    [B],plus they are loud , people want quiet nice looking stuff that works good, even if a goodman works good its still ugly and loud and just not made as...
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    Thanks for the pics Bald. Strangely my dealer had...

    Thanks for the pics Bald. Strangely my dealer had the same comments (wild!) I see that one unit has a louvered cabinet and the other does not. I wondered if the louvere cabinet was a nod towards...
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    I hear that the Carrier line is going to a...

    I hear that the Carrier line is going to a louvered cabinet and will be designed to look like an appliance. Any comments on the motivation for this ??
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    I think by now you've got an earfull (or eye) on...

    I think by now you've got an earfull (or eye) on why there isn't much point about asking this question. As the posters state (over and over again) installation is the key. I will state though that it...
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    Thanks! Why didn't they state all that in the...

    Thanks! Why didn't they state all that in the skimpy manual. Say, BTW, do you know how to get the fan speed and static pressure ? What button do you press??
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