EdgeStar 8,000 BTU Compact Portable Room Air Conditioner

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ITEM#: 12920372

The EdgeStar 8,000 BTU portable air conditioner is ultra-compact and fits in almost any space. This compact portable air conditioner is capable of cooling up to a 225 square foot room, while offering a dehumidifying function and three speed fan.

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  • Auto-drain system exhausts most or all condensate automatically except under extreme humidity situations
  • Fully functional remote control
  • Adjustable digital thermostat control
  • 3 speed fan with directional air discharge louvers
  • Dehumidifier function up to 71 pints per day
  • Direct drain option allows you to run the unit 365 days a year without having to empty any water accumulation
  • 24-hour programmable timer
  • Washable pre-filter and one replaceable carbon filter included
  • CFC-free refrigerant
  • Easy grip handles and casters for mobility
  • Window kit (38 inch max) with extendable exhaust hose up to 49 inch included
  • Weight: 56 pounds
  • Energy requirements: 115 Volts / 60Hz; 7.9A; 840 watts
  • Dimensions: 24 inches inch x 19 inches wide x 13 inches deep
  • Color options: White
  • Energy saver
  • Decibel level: 55dB
  • Coverage in square feet: Cools 150 to 225 square feet (depends on heat load)
  • Model: AP8000W

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This product may contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm.


Material Plastic
Type Portable
Assembly Assembly Required
Air Conditioning Filter Type Electronic
BTU 8000 BTU
Condition New
Cooling BTU 8000 - 12000 BTUs
Cooling Wattage 501-1000 Watts
Decibel Rating 51 - 55 DBA
Square Foot Coverage Range 150-250 sq.ft..
Voltage 115 V
Dimensions 13.0x19.0x25.0
Warranty 1 year Limited Manufacturer
Model Number AP8000W
Country of Origin China

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  • Most Helpful

  • Can't be worse

    This is an awful A/C. It's small and compact but so is a fan. Does not cool. Don't even hope that it will. It can cool maybe 15 sqft. Very badly manufactured product that should not be sold.

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    orderstamps May 19, 2011
  • Great unit -- until it wasn't
    Verified Purchase

    I was really pleased with this A/C/ unit intially. It did everything the site and other reviewers promised. I started noticing that the unit leaked when in A/C mode. The water reservoir wasn't full and the indicator light never turned on. Another reviewer commented that their unit leaked due to a manufacturer's default and when I called Edgestar (who were awesome to work with!) they suspected the same thing was making my unit leak. Edgestar made it really easy to return the unit and even supplied a prepaid FedEx label. O.co supplied the refund and all was taken care of. I have since purchased a Koolfront 8,000 BTU portable air conditioner and it is working like a charm.

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    va2co Aug 1, 2011
  • Will not cool even a small room

    No idea why companies make products that are completely not effective. It's very frustrating. I guess I was taken in by the price but ended up with nothing but a waste of time. This cannot and will not cool anything larger than a 5x5 closet. It is short and noisy. all in all an annoying product. not sure how much return shipping is going to be...very disappointed.

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    ithomaso Mar 22, 2014
  • Edgestar Junk

    This DOES NOT COOL. It will blow some cold air, but it's probably only enough to cool the box it was shipped in. Called the manufacturer to see if it was a defect and was basically read from a script about this and that with no straight answer. Very disappointing purchase. The hose is a crazy adventure to connect as well.

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    rustini Mar 8, 2014
  • Most Recent

  • Edgestar 8000 BTU Compact Portable Room Air Condit
    Verified Purchase

    Relatively easy to install, But my neighbor had to trim off a portion of the window insert in order to intall it in the room I purchased it to cool. It does a good cooling job for this bedroom.Saved us from the heatwave...did not realize how much this addition would improve our quality of sleep.

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    madawna Aug 16, 2011
  • cooled so well
    Verified Purchase

    This a/c was perfect except that it leaked on my floor. Used only once and had to return. very nice though. I would purchase another in the future.

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    915zombie Jun 29, 2011
  • Portabe Air Conditioner
    Verified Purchase

    This "portable" air conditioner is not quite as portable as the description would have you believe. It needs an exhaust vent so you must have it hooked up to the exhaust hose provided and near a window for use. We bought it to use in our camping van. The hose was not long enough so my husband hooked a dryer hose up to the provided hose and vented it out the front window of the van. This does not work. The dryer hose is not large enought and the hose gets much too hot. We hesitate to cut a hole in the body of the van to vent it, so we have decided to use it in our travel trailer where it works very well.

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    lolinger Jun 24, 2011
  • Good value.
    Verified Purchase

    It's a good air conditioner, easy to install and pretty powerful for the size and cost. The only problem is that it's very noisy. I bought if for my sons' room, but my older son can't sleep with the noise.

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    krissymama Jun 23, 2011
  • Great for my bedroom
    Verified Purchase

    I have an 8x19 foot room and this is the perfect size. Cools the room down quickly. Dehumidifier option is great too because I live on the ground floor and takes away the humidity while also seemingly cooling down the room. A little loud, but I suspect all portable a/cs are pretty loud. I also have it on a table which could make it a little bit louder than if it were on the ground.

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    bkee611 Jun 23, 2011

Questions & Answers

  • Q:

    "i have a new a/c unit that the exhaust smells somewhat like urine any thoughts as to why?"

    • A:

      If this is the product that you purchased, it would be best for you to contact customer support.

  • Q:

    "Does this air conditioner have to be installed in or near a window? Or, can it stand anywhere in a room?"

    • A:

      You must vent this portable air conditioner when running it in cooling mode. The unit includes a window exhaust kit that can be used to vent the unit out a window.

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