Frigidaire FRA124HT2

Overall Rating:
4.3 out of 5 stars
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Frigidaire FRA124HT2

The Frigidaire FRA124HT2 through the wall air conditioning unit has been designed with versatility in mind. Developed specifically for walls and not windows, this model comes with a universal trim kit so it can be fitted into any existing trim. It has a cooling capacity of 12,000 BTU and will cool a room up to 640 square feet in size. Among its many features, it has a sleep mode and general quiet operation, making it perfect for the bedroom.

Review Details

Using the Frigidaire FRA124HT2 couldn’t be easier. It comes with ready-set electronic controls and a temperature sensing remote control. This means you will be able to see, set and maintain the desired temperature level from the remote. It also acts as a thermostat, allowing the user to adjust the temperature without the need to go to the unit. This cleverly designed remote will send a signal to the unit in 3 minute intervals so the desired temperature is maintained.

The ready select controls are just as versatile, and Frigidaire has managed to incorporate many features other models in this price range cannot. You benefit from 3 fan/cooling speeds, 4-way airflow control and a 24 hour on/off timer. This all adds to the comfort control you have, and on your schedule.

What We Liked

  • Cleverly Designed Remote Control
    The remote control with this model also acts as a thermostat. Not only is it possible to set, maintain and see the desired temperature, the remote will also send signals to the unit so it maintains the desired comfort level.
  • Energy Efficient
    Energy Star Rated, the FRA124HT2 will make savings on your electricity bills. It also has the added benefit of an energy saving mode.
  • Ready-Select Controls
    This model has 3 cooling/fan speeds, 4-way air direction and 24 hour on/off timer. Additionally there is an auto cool mode which automatically adjusts the speed of the fans according to room temperature.
  • Quiet Operation
    Perfect for the bedroom, the FRA124HT2 is equipped with a sleep mode. It will do the job at hand without disturbing sleep and will automatically raise the temperature as needed.

What We Didn't Like

  • Not the Cheapest
    The FRA124HT2 is not the cheapest model of this size on the market. However, considering it has been developed to fit any size sleeve, and the additional features, it’s worth the money.
  • Voltage
    It’s should be noted this model does need a 230V electrical outlet. This is something to take into consideration before purchasing.

Conclusion

Frigidaire has an excellent reputation within the air conditioning market, and the FRA124HT2 has not let them down. It’s incredibly versatile and will fit into any existing size sleeve. The features included with this model have gone one step further than most other manufacturers, and whilst it’s not the cheapest on the market, it is one of the most efficient at both cooling the air and saving energy.

Review by AirReflect ©
Last modified: April 21, 2013 (Prices are updated daily)
Product:
Frigidaire FRA124HT2
Dimensions (L x W x H):
20.5 x 24 x 14.5 inches
Weight:
73 lbs
Power Supply:
230 Volts, 60 Hz
1270 Watt, 6.9 Amp
Coverage Area:
640 Square Feet
Airflow:
306 Cubic Feet per Minute
Heat-Pump:
No
Heater Mode:
No
Cooling Capacity:
12000 BTU/h
Refrigerant:
R-410A
Evaporative:
No
Adjustable Fan Speed:
Yes, 3 speeds
Timer:
Yes
Remote Control:
Yes
Fan-Only Mode:
No
Air Direction Control:
Yes
Oscillate Option:
No
Air Filter:
Yes
Particle Filter:
Yes
Antimicrobial Protection:
No
Dehumidification Option:
Yes
Dehumidification Capacity:
84 Pints per Day
Automatic Restart:
Yes
Efficiency Ratio:
9.4 EER
Drain Option:
No
Energy Star Certified:
Yes
Warranty:
1 year
Additional Features:
AHAM certified

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