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Amana 8,000 BTU Windowless Portable Air Conditioner

  • Model: AP08JR
  • 8,000 BTU
  • 110 Volt 15 or 20 Amp Circuit (Parallel Plug)
  • 110V Grounded Outlet or Grounding Adapter Required
  • 8.2 Amps
  • 7.9 EER
Special financing available
BTU
8,000 BTU
Power Requirements
110 Volt 15 or 20 Amp Circuit (Parallel Plug)
Outlet Type
110V Grounded Outlet or Grounding Adapter Required
Amperage
8.2 Amps
Energy Efficiency Ratio
7.9 EER
Fan Speeds
3 Fan Speeds
Electronic Controls
Yes
Remote Control
Yes
Automatic Timer
24 Hour Timer
Cooling Area
Cools up to 265 sq/ft
Exhaust Hose
5 Foot Exhaust Hose with Window Kit
Condensation Collection Bottle
Self Evaporating System
Portable Casters
Yes
Air Flow
Continuous Air Sweep
Filter Type
Standard Filter
Additional Features
Beige Color
Filter Description
Slide-Out
Dimensions
19.1(w) X 20.1(h) X 13.2(d)
Shipping Weight
68 lbs
Warranty Terms - Parts
12 Months
Warranty Terms - Labor
12 Months

Amana AP08JR Air conditioner BTU portable air conditioner features a compact design, easy maneuverability and full portability.

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Amana 8,000 BTU Windowless Portable Air Conditioner
 
2.2

(based on 16 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (3)

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    (8)

27%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy window installation (5)
  • Cools the whole room (4)
  • Easily portable (4)
  • Accurate temperature controls (3)

Cons

  • Doesn't cool air (7)
  • Loud (7)
  • Uneven cooling (6)
  • Inaccurate temperature (4)
  • Heavy (3)

Best Uses

  • Bedroom (6)
  • Small room (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Quality oriented (8), Budget shopper (3)

Reviewed by 16 customers

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1.0

Do not waste your money

By McFly

from Ontario

About Me Quality Oriented

Pros

    Cons

    • Doesn't Cool Air
    • Energy Inefficient
    • Inaccurate Temperature
    • Uneven Cooling

    Best Uses

    • Bedroom

    Comments about Amana 8,000 BTU Windowless Portable Air Conditioner:

    The machine seemed to work fine in the year that we had it. But the next year we weren't as fortunate. Temperature reading changed from Celsius to Fahrenheit randomly. Would not go any lower that 88 degrees. It was horrible. It'll play with your mind. Will start at 89 then go down to 88 (after 30 mins) then jump up again smh. Ridiculous.

     
    4.0

    I love this portable AC

    By Sue

    from Long Island NY

    About Me Quality Oriented

    Pros

    • Accurate Temperature Controls
    • Cools the Whole Room
    • Easily Portable
    • Easy Window Installation
    • This Ac Cools Well

    Cons

    • Loud

    Best Uses

    • Any Room
    • Depending On How Cold

    Comments about Amana 8,000 BTU Windowless Portable Air Conditioner:

    easy to use & keep clean. Cools a large room well.

     
    1.0

    Cools room but is overly loud, even on low setting.

    By Babs908

    from Kew Gardens Hills, NY

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Cools the Whole Room
    • Easily Portable
    • Easy Window Installation

    Cons

    • Heavy
    • Loud

    Best Uses

    • Bedroom
    • Small Room

    Comments about Amana 8,000 BTU Windowless Portable Air Conditioner:

    This unit is used in a 10 x 13 room. It cools the room quickly. It is very loud, even on the lowest setting.

    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    It's perfect

    By Cold at night

    from NJ

    About Me Quality Oriented

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Accurate Temperature Controls
    • Cools the Whole Room
    • Cools Whole Large Bedroom
    • Easily Portable
    • Easy Window Installation
    • Energy Efficient
    • Even Air Distribution
    • Works great

    Cons

    • Loud But Soothing

    Best Uses

    • Bedroom

    Comments about Amana 8,000 BTU Windowless Portable Air Conditioner:

    I use this unit in my very large bedroom at night instead of keeping the central air on to cool the whole house. It keeps the bedroom cold and I usually end up lowering it or shutting it off during the night because I'm too cold. It may be a little noisy, but I find it soothing. I found that putting the unit on top of a table and off the ground keeps the air flowing better. The hose is flexible and the fitting into the unit and window is easy to install.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    If you want the loudest air conditioner

    By Buddy

    from Manchester, CT

    Pros

      Cons

      • Loud

      Best Uses

        Comments about Amana 8,000 BTU Windowless Portable Air Conditioner:

        This unit will keep you up all night, it is that loud.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        Not that great

        By Alex

        from Nanuet, NY

        About Me Quality Oriented, Value Oriented

        Pros

        • Easily Portable
        • Easy Window Installation
        • Energy Efficient

        Cons

        • Doesn't Cool Air
        • Doesn't Cool Fast
        • Heavy
        • Inaccurate Temperature
        • Loud
        • Uneven Cooling

        Best Uses

        • Bedroom
        • Small Room

        Comments about Amana 8,000 BTU Windowless Portable Air Conditioner:

        I had a 12,000 BTU portable a/c before for my room, which did cool the room faster and better but the only problem I had with that was the compressor would freeze because the BTU was too high for the room, so I decided to go lower in BTU and get this 8,000 BTU for my room and the truth is that, it doesn't cool the room as well as the higher BTU portable a/c's, additionally, it stopped working in two weeks then I had to exchange it for a second one which I am currently using and its the same, it doesn't cool room fast enough or evenly.

        This portable a/c doesn't cool as well as the window unit, but it gets the temperature down. I ran the unit all night with a target temperature of 70 degrees (just to test it) and it never went below 75 degrees.

        Overall, hope Amana made better portable a/c's for cheaper prices. Additionally, P.C. Richards doesn't carry 9,000 BTU portable a/c by Amana, hope they will in the coming months before the summer is over.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Do not purchase

        By LDP

        from Nyc

        About Me Quality Oriented, Value Oriented

        Pros

          Cons

          • Doesn't Cool Air
          • Loud
          • Uneven Cooling

          Best Uses

            Comments about Amana 8,000 BTU Windowless Portable Air Conditioner:

            We will have to buy another unit for our daughter's tiny nursery. Once it is on, It only cools where the fan is directed to, but somehow heats up the entire rest of the room. Maybe the exhaust pipe is not sufficient to carry out the hot air? We Actually have to open her room to cool it better once the machine is on. A colossal waste of money. Do not purchase.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            leave it

            By ken

            from Jersey City, N. J.

            About Me Quality Oriented

            Pros

            • Accurate Temperature Controls

            Cons

            • Doesn't Cool Air
            • Uneven Cooling

            Best Uses

            • Small Room

            Comments about Amana 8,000 BTU Windowless Portable Air Conditioner:

            Unit is not of any use to me. Wish I had looked this up before I purchased it. It cool very minimally, but does not do what it says 800 BTU for 256 sq ft, yeah right! Actually tried to look it up while in store, but couldn't get internet on phone (I even joked with sales person about them blocking the internet in the store).

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Nice idea but too weak to cool tiny room

            By Sweating in NYC

            from new york, ny

            About Me Quality Oriented

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Quiet

            Cons

            • Doesn't Cool Air
            • Energy Inefficient
            • Inaccurate Temperature
            • Uneven Cooling

            Best Uses

              Comments about Amana 8,000 BTU Windowless Portable Air Conditioner:

              I bought this product to cool a 10X10 room, not a large room by any means. The unit blows out cool (not cold) air but really only cools maybe 4-5 feet directly in front of it. It takes a long time for entire room cooling to take effect and even then its not by much. If I leave the machine on for 4-5 hours it will bring the temperature of the entire room down MAYBE 5 degrees but unfortunately it's never cooled the room more than 5 degrees no matter how long I have left it on.

              It is not energy effecient at all. During the summer months I will have it on for 10-12 hours a night and my monthly con ed bill will increase $140-$160.

              The machine makes noise but I wouldn't say it is loud by any means.

              It does need to be fairly close to a window to vent but i didn't find that very annoying. What is annoying is that the cord is not very long so finding a spot for the machine close to a window and close to electric can be difficult, especially in older buildings.

              It has wheels and is portable.

              I definetly would not recommend this product. For the money you pay it does not do even close to a good enough job.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              DOESN'T COOL OFF A SMALL ROOM......

              By OVERHEATED

              from NEW YORK

              Pros

                Cons

                • Doesn't Cool Air
                • Inaccurate Temperature
                • Uneven Cooling

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Amana 8,000 BTU Windowless Portable Air Conditioner:

                  USED IN A SMALL ROOM........

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