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Delonghi Portable Air Conditioner PACA120E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 37 reviews of Delonghi Portable Air Conditioner PACA120E. The average rating for this product is 2.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Air Conditioning for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and performance. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably. Comments are divided on the design. There are some less positive opinions about the reliability and energy efficiency.

usability, price, performance, size

noise, energy, reliability

On average, users rate this product 51/100.

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Assume that it's been sitting on its side while it was shipped to you, and leave it sitting upright for a day before turning it on. And read the directions.

Blows air. Air cold. Cold good ; My apartment is around 650 sq feet, and it cools my entire apartment very well

The slot that blocks the window is only about 38" or so, and my windows are taller than that. It's not really a problem for me to have a few square inches of open window but I guess some people might have a problem with that ; It's also kind of loud...

Jul, 2010

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worst product, buy be aware


Buy from local store and check location of service center.


rotary compressor started making knocking noice after 10 minutes. DeLonghi doesn't have service centre in MA. I will have to drive to Connecticut to drop off the unit and pick up the other day. The $200 saved is not enough to pay for the rental car...

Jul, 2010

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Nice AC at a high price


There mus be other ones out there that are cheaper and quiter.

It is powerful and works well. We bought a heater and decide to get this brand

The packing was horrible. One of the wheels broke so I cannot wheel it from room to room without carrying it. It's too loud even with sleep mode

Jul, 2010

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Pay a few extra dollars and buy it local from a hardware store so you know it isn't damaged from poor shipping.

I cannot say anything good about this air conditioner as it does not work

They do not pack them properly and we ordered two units, both were damaged and DO NOT work. Only one would even power on and when the compressor turns it almost knocks the unit over from the misbalance inside of it. Has an extremely loud knocking...

Aug, 2009

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Good unit for the price


I reviewed 15 other similar products and read what limited reviews were out there before finally settling on this one. Granted it's only been running for a few weeks and I can't foresee how it will be in 6 months or a year but should there be issues,...

This unit was purchased/installed for a client 3 weeks ago to cool a 24U server rack in an 8x15 room with limited airflow and dripless operation was a must. Prior to installation, the room temp would spike around 91F and servers would send thermal...

None, and Newegg shipping was fast as always

Aug, 2008

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No match for the heat wave


This looks good and is convenient to install. However, my 12,500 BTU model failed to cool down even a 250 sq ft room despite of its claim of 460 sq ft.

heat pump (not tested), easy to install

not cool, not dry

Aug, 2013

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no good in desert areas


well... i live in imperial valley... not sure if maybe that's why... we get temp. usually at 100-120*F so yeah... but this unit was absolutely NO GOOD for our area... going to return it... gave it a try... for over a month... and NOPE... no good......


doesn't really cool

Aug, 2013

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All of the negative reviews are true!


Believe all of the negative reviews, they are all true -

the entire a/c unit

Jul, 2013

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Don't doubt negative reviews


I purchased the 14,000 BTU unit by this manufacturer (not available at this moment) It cooled very well but the water reservoir filled up very quickly and the window brackets were very, very poorly designed, so unless you are planning on attaching a...

Jul, 2013

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Very Effective Unit


We use this cooler in our upstairs Master bedroom and it is very effective in our dry climate. When left on for an hour before going to bed and with the door will drop the room tempature from 78 degrees to 67-68 degrees.

small and efficient, easy to setup

somewhat noisey on highest settings

Jul, 2013