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    Whynter ARC-14SH Air Conditioner
    ARC-14SH
    This Whynter large portable air conditioner has
    • Remote control
    • Up/down louver control
    Description
    This Whynter large portable air conditioner has
    • Remote control
    • Up/down louver control

    Ratings Scorecard

    Survey Results

    Predicted Reliability

    Predicted Reliability

    Predicted brand reliability ratings are based on estimated problem rates for newly purchased portable air conditioners, not covered by an extended warranty or service contract, within the first five years of ownership.

     /  5
    Owner Satisfaction

    Owner Satisfaction

    Owner satisfaction ratings are based on the proportion of members who are extremely likely to recommend their portable air conditioner brand to friends and family.

     /  5

    Test Results

    Comfort

    Comfort

    How quickly the air conditioner on its high fan setting cooled a room sized for the particular unit and how accurate it came to meeting the temperature set point.

     /  5
    Brownout

    Brownout

    Gauges the unit's ability to run and restart during extreme heat and low voltage.

     /  5
    Indoor noise high

    Indoor noise high

    This judgment of indoor noise at the high-cool setting is the objective measurement of noise level using a sound meter.

     /  5
    Indoor noise low

    Indoor noise low

    This judgment of indoor noise at the low-cool setting is the objective measurement of noise level using a sound meter.

     /  5

    About

    The Whynter ARC-14SH is part of the Air Conditioners test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Portable Air Conditioners models like the ARC-14SH are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

    Comfort How quickly the air conditioner on its high fan setting cooled a room sized for the particular unit and how accurate it came to meeting the temperature set point.

    Brownout Gauges the unit's ability to run and restart during extreme heat and low voltage.

    Indoor noise high This judgment of indoor noise at the high-cool setting is the objective measurement of noise level using a sound meter.

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