Amana 6,000 Btu Window Mounted Air Conditioner 2019

Last Updated: January 1, 2019

Amana have long been a producer of high-quality air conditioning units. Our team conducted a review of the Amana 6,000 Btu window air conditioner, to provide our readers with all of the specifications we believe are most important relating to user-friendliness, and operational quality. For a review of other Amana AC products, check out our […]

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Amana have long been a producer of high-quality air conditioning units. Our team conducted a review of the Amana 6,000 Btu window air conditioner, to provide our readers with all of the specifications we believe are most important relating to user-friendliness, and operational quality. For a review of other Amana AC products, check out our Amana Air Conditioner Review.

 

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Amana 6,000 Btu Window Mounted Air Conditioner 2019

 

Cooling Performance

With a formidable 6,000 BTUs of cooling power, The Amana 6,000 Btu Window Mounted Air Conditioner is capable of adequately cooling a room up to 250 square feet. Doubling as a dehumidifier, this unit is also capable of pulling 1.58 pints out of the air per hour, meaning that for those who live in a hot & humid climate, this may be the AC unit for you.

 

Efficiency & Certifications

Unfortunately this unit does not come with an Energy Star certification, which means that it may not necessarily strictly follow establish regulations regarding energy consumption. However, this unit is UL-Listed, which means it has been tested (and has passed) to see if its harmful to the air it interacts with.

While not Energy Star Certified, this unit does however, have a decent Energy Efficiency Ratio (EER), standing at 12.2. This is impressive, as the average EER in the industry is about 9.7, making this unit very efficient.

 

Convenience

The Amana 6,000 Btu Window Mounted Air Conditioner benefits from a vast array of convenience enhancing features.

A remote control allows user operation from across the room, while a built-in 24 hour timer allows the user to input which hours of the day they require the unit to function for. The unit will then automatically power-on and off according to this schedule.

Three cooling speeds and an additional auto function offer flexibility of operation. The auto function powering on when the temperature of the room is detected as too high.

Automatic restart allows the unit to reboot following unexpected power outages, which allows the user peace of mind while they’re away from home.

Sleep mode will gradually increase room temperature after being activated, and an Eco mode allows the unit to function, whilst consuming less energy, saving the user money and benefitting the environment.

With a maximum noise level of 63dB, this device is exceptionally quiet for a unit of its kind. Considering that the average human conversation registers at about 60dB, the noise level of this machine is a mere 3dB louder.

 

Design

Weighing 44.10lbs, the Amana 6,000 Btu Window Mounted Air Conditioner is surprisingly light, lending itself to easier installation and transportation.

8-way directional air louvers allow the user to direct airflow at areas they deem to be most in-need of cooling.

An electric control panel with digital display provides the user with all of the relevant information regarding the device and its operation. This includes a ‘filter alert’ indicator, that notifies the user when the washable filter inside the unit requires maintenance.

This product comes with an easy-to-install mounting kit, which allows even first-time window mounted AC unit owners to install their device with ease.

A 5.9 ft. LCDI 3-prong power cord enhances mobility, allowing the user to place their unit on any window within 5.9 ft. of a socket.

Aesthetically, this unit is relatively unremarkable, a simple window-mount design looks more-or-less like an average vent, however, style is not particularly important in the case of window-mounted units, as they require ventilation to function.

 

Dimensions (Inches)

Height: 13.3″

Width: 18.6″

Depth: 15.6″

 

Help & Support

Amana maintain a highly advanced online customer support infrastructure, with their user-friendly website hosting pages dedicated to FAQs, Troubleshooting, Information regarding product parts, and downloadable user manuals.

Representatives are also contactable via live chat, phone, email, and social network presences on sites such as Facebook, and Twitter.

This product is backed by a 1-year limited warranty. It is recommended that you contact Amana directly if you have any queries regarding warranty policy.

 

Verdict

The Amana 6,000 Btu Window Mounted Air Conditioner is low cost, in purchase and upkeep, this product provides value for money. Exceptionally efficient, this AC comes with an unusually high quantity of convenience enhancing features. We would recommend this unit to anyone who is in search of a simple AC unit that is both robust and reliable.