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Old 21-07-2013, 10:30 PM   #3616
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As a midea user, I satisfied with the system performance.
For jap brand, only misubishi electric is ok, others have a lot quality feedback.
Good luck for whatever you choose.
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Old 22-07-2013, 11:23 PM   #3617
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anyone can recommend a budget no-frills non-invertor system 3 aircon for my rental apartment? main thing is that it must be reliable, last long and easy to maintain....and can withstand abuse by tenants!

looking at something around 2k or less and don't mind last year's models.

btw, can we use back the old piplings and trunks?
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Old 23-07-2013, 03:44 PM   #3618
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another related question - I am thinking of moving an 6 year air con system from one apartment to another. just the condensor unit and fancoils.

1. is it feasible/advisable?

2. is it economical? it's like buying a 2nd hand unit only that the 2nd hand unit is from oneself.

any experts on such matters? thks!
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Old 24-07-2013, 02:44 AM   #3619
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To rollertoaster,

If the units are in good condition and seldom used, you can consider to relocate.
Aircon lifespan ard 5-7 years.
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Old 24-07-2013, 09:35 AM   #3620
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Is the warranty by mitsubishi heavy industries aircon by mitsubishi?
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Old 24-07-2013, 10:52 PM   #3621
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Got a problem in my aircon system recently, I saw in quite a few places in the trunking that water is condensing, and in one part it even seep through the wall..

I'm thinking to redo the insulation for the whole system in the house, any rough idea how much it will cost, and any recommendation of aircon guy? Many thanks..
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Old 26-07-2013, 03:04 PM   #3622
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Pipe Leakage - quoted $800!

Just want to share on my experience with All Best IMM.

I have bought an air-con STARMEX INVERTER from them on 4th July and the salesman have told us we do not need to change our piping as it was the more durable kind that were used 10 years ago. Subsequently, the technician came to install late last week and by saturday, the aircon is not blowing cold air. We called them up and the same technician came over and said the gas pressure is leaking and will have to change the piping. This is ridiculous! We only have the aircon for 2 days! And to add on, the technician said it is due to the new refrigerant R410A that were used on the new aircon. Why they did not inform us early!?

Any aircon experts here can recommend me on what will best for this case? All Best suggested to change pipes or should I call another company for a second opinion?


Hi, I have a similar problem. Aircon system is 10 years old. Recently when we switch on 1 of the units, the whole house short circuit. Aircon tech (recommended by friend) say 1of the compressor units spoil and gave us 2 options -- change aircon unit (quoted $1200 onwards) or just change the compressor unit alone ($650). We opted for the compressor unit alone. 1 month later, the aircon unit stop blowing cold air. Aircon tech checked and confirmed that leakage was in pipe which is within false ceiling. Have to hack ceiling, change pipe, repair ceiling -- quoted $800. He said change pipe, next time if I want to change aircon system, the pipe can still use.

Is this a fair price to pay? Am i taken for a ride? $800 seems very exp but I don't know about the market rate also. I tried asking another aircon company, the person told me estimated $1000.
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Old 28-07-2013, 01:16 AM   #3623
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Just finished installation of my new Toshiba Sys 3 by All best. Seems that there's alot of negative feedback about this company. Praying real hard right now.
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Old 29-07-2013, 05:59 PM   #3624
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My 13 yr aircon just give way..

My Aircon man recommend me System 3 Panasonic but heard the compressor quite noisy. Quote me $2.1k

Or take Mitsubishi at $2.9k..

Any recommendation to which aircon to take?
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Old 29-07-2013, 08:10 PM   #3625
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To Twilight,

Ur usage is high daily?
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Old 30-07-2013, 09:34 AM   #3626
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Ur usage is high daily?
Only on at night
1 room... Max 2 room..

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Old 30-07-2013, 09:38 AM   #3627
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contractor installing mitsubishi inverter in my home today, pray that no leakage happens through normal usage
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Old 30-07-2013, 11:34 AM   #3628
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just bought a mitsubishi heavy sys 4 invertor @ 3950.
price reasonable ?
Hi, may I ask where you brought it from?
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Old 30-07-2013, 02:54 PM   #3629
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so how much can i expect to spend if lets say i buy a sys3 inverter with Gaincity (mitsubishi or panasonic). Total with hidden costs, upgrade and extra warranty? My house has never had aircon and would probably need a site survey first and not sure 1 or 2 days of installation /drilling for the trunking.
I hope i i dont burst my 3k Budget
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Old 30-07-2013, 03:33 PM   #3630
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No more Midea Single System promo ~
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