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Old 25-03-2013, 10:23 AM   #3316
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Quote from N*** Cool & GC for System 2 Inverter

I looked at the prices people put here...very confusing...sometimes the margin for the same type of product is $300-$400 difference.

I got 2 quotes (all inclusive of installation):

Mitsubishi Electric (Inverter) - $2600, excluding brackets
Panasonic Econavi (Inverter) - $2500, excluding brackets

Mitsubishi Electric - $2700, excluding brackets
Panasonic Econonavi (Inverter) - $2600, excluding brackets

I am confused cos I called AllBest and they quote the same ME system for $2100, excluding brackets.

I know N*** Cool is pretty good; GC mixed reviews.

So why the big discrepancy, between GC, N** Cool & especially AllBest...$500 difference.

I understand that the difference for GC and N***Cool is a difference of about a hundred BUT with the smaller companies, the difference is so huge.

What could have been the in-between costs? Better cabling, piping?????

Someone pls help....

Thank you.....
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Old 25-03-2013, 07:53 PM   #3317
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Good and Reliable Air-Con Servicing Tech

Hi All, anyone got a good and reliable air-con servicing tech to recommend? Would like to know the breakdown price for servicing too.....tried a few previously but noticed the workmanship not very good.
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Old 26-03-2013, 01:01 AM   #3318
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ur room size?

The model u gave is for 2 x 12k btu, ur room is it around 24sq m?
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Old 26-03-2013, 04:39 PM   #3319
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Help need - repair or buy new

MY >10 yrs old Daikin 4MKF(H) V1N with 4 fancoil CTK 25 FV1N. The Fan on the aircon not working and repair man mentioned must change PCB of aircon . I got 3 choice :
1. Get a new PCB (80 service + 359 card cost)
2. Get a new aircon unit
3. Get a new whole system.

As I renting out flat, want to save money. Any idea for aircon replacement?
Is the York system good ? Got a quote for $2999 for system 4. Midea cost the same both inverter type.

Thank you for you help.

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Old 26-03-2013, 04:56 PM   #3320
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Sharp AC Good?

I wanna purchase Sharp System 3 at 2799 from Courts is it good? Any user here? Thank you.
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Old 26-03-2013, 07:23 PM   #3321
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No door in kitchen area. So it will be kitchen + living room. But most likely we will put a sliding door when time permits. We have plans I mean for only living room. Kitchen + Living room should be around 14-18 sq meters, not sure.. hehe. For Living room only, about 7 or 8 sq meters.

Hi terumo and AC experts here.

Just bought resale HDB 2+1.

We need an aircon for both bedroom and living room. Living room aircon will be seldom use like in party or any family gathering (very rare maybe twice or 3 times a year).

Place is without aircon. Bedroom is small.. more or less size of 2 queen size beds.

We normally just use aircon during sleep. But over weekend.. may use for 24 hrs straight.. is this even good? hehe

Any recommendation and what is more or less the price? I have no idea. And where to buy too? Gaincity is what i always see so far in the thread... read some..

Thank you.
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Ur living room square area? Any door for the kitchen area?

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Old 26-03-2013, 11:14 PM   #3322
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Can existing piping used for lower BTU FCU?

My current Mit Electric Sys 3 compressor faulty so aircon suggest to change new since more than 5 years. I want to change only to Sys 2 since the 3rd aircon seldom used. The 2 existing units are MSXY-15SV and MSXY-12SV. As the rooms are not big, I intend to change to 2xMSYGE10VA + MXY2E20VA. I went to GC and they suggest to re-use existing piping, I can only change to the FCU with same BTU capacity as a 15000BTU pipe cannot work with a 9000BTU FCU, is that true? I don't seem to find any info to guide me on this. Can some experts please advice urgently? thanks.
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Old 26-03-2013, 11:21 PM   #3323
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Aircon breakdown : buy new or 2nd hand aircon

My sys 5 fujitsu aircon is spoilt but my blowers are still in good condition. Should I buy 2nd hand aircon non invertor type because I was told by aircon dealer that I can keep my blowers if I buy noninverter compressor? If I buy invertor type, I need to change blower. Dealer also say that if I use invertor, I can reuse my current piping for non invertor. I was quoted for$ 900 for 3 yrs old sys 2 &sys3 panasonic non invertor. Can anyone verify is the dealer is correct?

Secondly shld I buy new aircon which will cost me 4000 if I go for invertor type. My usage is about 8 hrs for a day.

I may move house after 5 years.

Can anyone please advise.

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Old 27-03-2013, 02:38 AM   #3324
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18 sqm requires ard 9-12k btu.
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Old 27-03-2013, 02:39 AM   #3325
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A higher btu piping can work with a lower btu piping but there might be a slight sound coming from the piping near the blower and outdoor unit due to the difference in pipe size.

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Old 27-03-2013, 02:41 AM   #3326
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2nd hand outdoor means u have to get back Fujistu, but i think quite hard to find for sys 5.
Carrier and Daikin also have sys 5 but if available, likely > 15 years old.
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Old 27-03-2013, 02:41 AM   #3327
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If Sharp, why duh u consider Panasonic @ similar price?
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Old 27-03-2013, 02:42 AM   #3328
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If u r renting out flat, why duh u get non inverter sys 4?
Non inv breaks down less often then inverter but higher energy bills (which u do not need to worry as u r not paying for the bills)
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Old 27-03-2013, 02:59 AM   #3329
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You said gc selling Starmex at 2.7k? Their price says 2980 leh n no discounts, which outlet did u go?

Mitsubishi Electric - $2700, excluding

I am thinking of all best n paying extended warranty.. Wonder if their installation is good? Anyone can feedback?

Gc likes to upsell upgrade of insulation and expensive extended warranty..
Leaning towards Starmex or toshiba which is made in Japan.
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Old 27-03-2013, 03:01 AM   #3330
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Do you install aircon? You have any shop to recommend me?
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