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EdgeStar 8,000 BTU Ultra Compact Portable Air Conditioner

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 reviews of EdgeStar 8,000 BTU Ultra Compact Portable Air Conditioner. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Air Conditioning for all reviews. Opinions about the size and design are overall positive. The performance and price are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed reviews about the energy efficiency. Some have doubts about the noise.

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On average, users rate this product 83/100.

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Consumer review by: Century22 (

Excellent Item


EdgeStar 8,000 BTU Ultra Compact Portable Air Conditioner

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: spence (

Hot in the City"


Living in Henderson, NV. is great, but my new guest house needed to be cooled and I read reviews on window units, but decided that this AC was the way to go. Glad I did. Window units look so unsightly. I drilled/cut a hole in an inconspicuous place for...

Jul, 2011

Consumer review by: kathy (

good price for open box inventory


So, we thought the open box price was good. They ac is cool but the exhaust hose gets super hot. We use it in our uninsulated florida room. It is larger than we expected but am glad for the purchase

Nov, 2010

Consumer review by: hoot (



The 8000 BTU air conditioner is just perfect for my small office.

Oct, 2010

Consumer review by: Anonymous (

Cool Air


Machine is lovely - cools nicely, as advertised - only drawback is that it is somewhat louder than expected - one of the BEST features is the lack of necessity to empty a container filled with withdrawn humidity water, ie: evaporates through the...

Oct, 2010

Consumer review by: Bunky (

Good and bad


Initial unit had compressor noise and had to be returned. New unit arrived a couple of weeks after the initial unit was returned. New unit works as expected and as advertised. Return policy was excellent and service was satisfactory. A company...

Aug, 2010

Consumer review by: chef (

EdgeStar 8,000 BTU Ultra Compact Portable Air Conditioner


Did not cool as well as I had hoped... bulky and window kit was not designed well.

Aug, 2010

Consumer review by: Used2BHot (

As Expected or Better


This unit was shipped quickly, EASY to set up, and performs as expected (considering the BTU rating here). Great value for the price I paid.

Aug, 2010

Consumer review by: yeayea (

works great for cottage


We just build a 700 sq ft cottage and this keeps the entire cottage very comfortable.

Aug, 2010

Consumer review by: lizzz (

Just what I needed


If you're looking for something that is super easy and does a great job this is an awesome buy! Nothing is perfect though... I wish it had a longer exhaust hose. 48" is a bit short for my high window. Other than that, it's just what I needed.

Jul, 2010