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Old 09-06-2014, 03:32 PM   #4486
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To funnyclown,

1. Usually 15amp power point will be enough for aircon usage.
Cost ard $200-$300, depending on location & difficulty of job.

2. They are 2 different brands. I will say quality wise, Mit Electric will be better.
didn't know they are 2 different brands? Err..so Starmex comes under Mit electric or??
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Old 10-06-2014, 12:02 AM   #4487
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how often should we service the air con and what self service can we do?
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Old 10-06-2014, 02:03 AM   #4488
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I was quoted 3.3k for
Mitsubishi Electric Starmex MXY-3A28VA system 3 2700 btu inverter
Dunno g23 or 22 copper pipe
Replace new iron bracket for outdoor unit
Installation and
Uninstall my 2 old indoor AirCon unit

Is the price reasonable? Thanks.
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Old 10-06-2014, 10:09 AM   #4489
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Hello Darkortal,

How often to service your units is always dependent on your usage/environmental factors.

A rough guide would be that for daily users, it is recommended to service your units every 3-4 months. Especially for those with children/pets/smokers whereby the units will tend to get dirtier due to powder/fur/cigarette smoke

For the average users every 6 months and once a year for those that seldom use their units.

What you can do for self upkeep will be to wash your aircon filters regularly and also wipe the exterior of your units 1-2 times a week. Some brands allow easy removal of vanes etc that makes the upkeeping job easier.

What you can also do would be to ask your appointed contractor after your servicing how often would you need to service your units. They should be able assess the current condition of your units and advise accordingly for your consideration.

Hope this helps.

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Jason Tham

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Old 10-06-2014, 01:15 PM   #4490
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Hi if i want to change my system 4 unit. Can i keep the gas and water pipings and cables and just change the indoor and outdoor units as all items are inside trunking and some concealed. About 14 yrs old already.
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Any promotions/lobang for a 3+1 now? Planning to remove my current gone-case-for-years unit and get new one next month ..
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Old 10-06-2014, 01:28 PM   #4492
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Try or nt to try

I gt pm quote frm the forum fer install

Mitsubishi system 3 cost $3100 including installation, dismantle and disposal c/w bracket gv mi 1 unit 12BTU and 2 unit 9BTU and 1 yr wkmanship warranty

veli tempted coz veli gd px bt they say they r msian contractor so no co name and biz register num n cant gv mi official quote so I am abit hesitant bt they sound sincere.

anybody can adv if they try b4 someting lke tat n hw is the quality?
gt bad exp b4 so wanna b extra sure b4 I commit.

TIA
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Old 10-06-2014, 01:50 PM   #4493
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Hello, is it worth getting a system 2 mitsubishi starmex for $2200 nett. MXY2E20 and MSYGE10. Glad if anyone can share your knowledge. Thanks.
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Old 10-06-2014, 02:19 PM   #4494
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To Doraemon70,

Is it for 3 x 9k btu blower units?
Nowadays they use stainless steel brackets, no longer use iron bracket.
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Old 10-06-2014, 02:20 PM   #4495
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Ur quote is for new piping also?
If yes, this quote is reasonable.
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Old 10-06-2014, 02:23 PM   #4496
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To deepvk,

Ur quote is for new piping also?
If yes, this quote is reasonable.
yes new piping and 3 x 9k btu
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Old 10-06-2014, 02:53 PM   #4497
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If I may comment, quote is still reasonable,
I personally, I don't bother to spend more $$$ and even willing to give kopi money for the job done nicely, as appreciation.
But if you anyhow choose vendor based on cheapest one, you will risk the job not done properly, end up wasting your time and $$$ and more headache.
My suggestion is to check the quality of the vendor, rather than tempted with cheap proposal or sweet talk. And do not hesitate to ask question or to check when they carry out the job, to make sure you got what you already paid.
Its time to open it here on the table, which vendor is good, and which vendor is not good, so bad experience won't happen to other.
Let the vendor think, if their name and image are not good, because the way they carried the job not good, it is their option.
Remember, people talk based on their experience.
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Old 11-06-2014, 08:38 AM   #4498
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Aircon Company

Hi, Do anyone of you have a experience with the below company before?
for changing new aircon
STL Air-Conditioning[Think of Air Con,Think of Us]

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Old 11-06-2014, 08:39 AM   #4499
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recommend a cleaning/maintenance company for aircon, thanks.
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Old 11-06-2014, 09:11 AM   #4500
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Hi,

Quoted this for the brandnew model Daikin System 5 but i am using only 4 FCU.

Maximum power of condenser at 8.5Amp = 28,000BTU
Max power of condenser at Unlimited Amp = 42,300 BTU

Condenser 5MKS100LSG
FCU 1 X FTKS25DVM 9000BTU
FCU 2 X FTKS35DVM 12000BTU
FCU 1 X FTKS60FVM 20400BTU
Total Daikin Price $4,850

Upgrade to 3/4' Armaflex Insulation
Upgrade copper pipe to 22 gauge
Drainage 16mm
Wiring FCU 4C40 to Fan Coil Unit, 3C70 Wiring from Condenser to power point
Total Price $400 for upgrade

Stainless Steel Bracket $150

TOTAL COST $5,400 ($4,850 + $400 + $150)

Is the above cost Okay. Anyone want to quote? Plan to buy very soon from GainCity.
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