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Old 04-12-2014, 05:44 PM   #5041
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How is the service of GC?

Their price is slightly higher for StarMex Sys 3.

Worth the price?
wat i gather from reading is sales vali good, installer depend on ur luck
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Old 04-12-2014, 10:34 PM   #5042
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If the tripping still occurs after the aircon wiring is disconnected, it might be an issue with ur electrical wirings or the main switchboard.
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Old 04-12-2014, 10:35 PM   #5043
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To vaxvms,

If the tripping still occurs after the aircon wiring is disconnected, it might be an issue with ur electrical wirings or the main switchboard.
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Old 05-12-2014, 01:06 AM   #5044
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If the tripping still occurs after the aircon wiring is disconnected, it might be an issue with ur electrical wirings or the main switchboard.
problem resolved
tripping caused by 1 of the lights contact burn (light still functioning )

anyway changin aircon for sure
dun know much abt aircon so go with the flow --- jack neo

Mitsubishi Electric
$2999 nett
- Mitsubishi Electric inverter system 3 MXY3A28 / MSYGE10VA X 3 (9kbtu X 3)

optional stainless steel bracket at $150 nett

- 1/2 inch Armaflex class "O" insulation
- G23 copper pipe
- 16mm drainage pvc pipe
- Keystone Cable (made in singapore)
- free 2 trips installation
- free dismantle & disposal of old air-con
- One year warranty for worksmanship & air-con equipments. Five years warranty for compressor
* Free Site Survey
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Old 05-12-2014, 12:35 PM   #5045
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Do try Hong Tat Electrical Co .They have been around since 1980 specialized in both commercial and residential aircons unit. Call them for quotations

6466 8575 / 6464 6469
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Old 05-12-2014, 05:16 PM   #5046
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wat i gather from reading is sales vali good, installer depend on ur luck
Thks vaxvms,

Price has dropped slightly.

Have decided to book starmex sys 3.
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Thks vaxvms,

Price has dropped slightly.

Have decided to book starmex sys 3.
me too ...go with the flow will not be wrong
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Old 06-12-2014, 01:02 AM   #5048
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TONG LIM still offers the lowest price around. Starmex sys 3 for replacement units @ $2665 nett.

Tong Lim
i get a qoote from tonglim on starmex 3

S$3025 nett
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Old 08-12-2014, 11:25 PM   #5049
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quick question. is it a standard practice to enclose insulated copper piping (gauge 22 with 1/2" armaflex) with individual trunking even though I have plans to enclosed them in false ceiling? Reason for asking is my contractor says it is not necessary as there is low chance of sweating now that all lights are led type. His plan is to run them diagonally across ceiling to the room.
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quick question. is it a standard practice to enclose insulated copper piping (gauge 22 with 1/2" armaflex) with individual trunking even though I have plans to enclosed them in false ceiling? Reason for asking is my contractor says it is not necessary as there is low chance of sweating now that all lights are led type. His plan is to run them diagonally across ceiling to the room.
It is not a standard. Running within hidden space are usually without trunking.
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Can run without trunking.
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Old 11-12-2014, 10:21 AM   #5052
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Personal Experience here and there.

National Air cons is really very very long lasting. My previous unit worked for nearly 17 years. For the past 17 years it has only went for 2 or 3 minor repair works to replace parts. Until the recent years parts are impossible to find anymore.

Only chemical wash every couple of years.
DIY clean filter ( monthly )
DIY clean fins,roller and blades (6monthly)
DIY flush pipe ( 6 monthly )
Outdoor unit is not serviced before.

Currently it is still working. Just that it takes a slower time to cool down a room and the cooling ability is no longer strong.

Placed an order for a new set of starmex. Hopefully it will work as long as the National one.
I also have a couple of Sanyo aircons running without any issue for past 20 years. These old japanese appliances are made to last beyond WWIV, but they drink power more than a thirsty hippo lost in a forsaken desert.

Just 7 years ago I changed to starmex to bring down the electric bill. While the monthly charges pummeled, these starmex are due for change because of compressor issues.

Even NEA suggest that the lifetime for household aircons is 8 years based on daily use of around 8 hours. I use around 14 hours per day so they do outperform in that sense.

Nowadays no companies want to build long-lasting models if they want to push it to the mass-market. Doesn't make any business-sense. It's a tradeoff we have to accept.
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Old 11-12-2014, 10:43 AM   #5053
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Personal Experience here and there.

National Air cons is really very very long lasting. My previous unit worked for nearly 17 years. For the past 17 years it has only went for 2 or 3 minor repair works to replace parts. Until the recent years parts are impossible to find anymore.

Only chemical wash every couple of years.
DIY clean filter ( monthly )
DIY clean fins,roller and blades (6monthly)
DIY flush pipe ( 6 monthly )
Outdoor unit is not serviced before.

Currently it is still working. Just that it takes a slower time to cool down a room and the cooling ability is no longer strong.

Placed an order for a new set of starmex. Hopefully it will work as long as the National one.
Since National works well for u, u shd have changed to Panasonic mah..
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Old 11-12-2014, 12:29 PM   #5054
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I suggest Panasonic Aircon.
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Old 11-12-2014, 12:40 PM   #5055
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When we do start the half yearly servicing.

I have a new Aircon in my new place for 9 months already. Every month, I do clean the filters and the air blades etc. I have not yet called in the aircom servicing companies yet to do the servicing. When should I start ? After one year ?

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