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Frigidaire 18,500 BTU Window Air Conditioner - FRA186MT2

Abt Model: FRA186MT2 | UPC Code: 012505273889
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18,500 BTU, 10.7 EER, 230 Volts/ Effortless Remote Temperature Control/ Ready Select Controls/ Remote Control/ Effortless Clean Filter/ Energy And Cost Savings/ Multi Speed Fan/ Sleep Mode/ Quickly Cools/ Comfort Control Design/ Effortless Restart/ Clean Filter Alert/ Power Cord/ SpaceWise Adjustable Design/ 24 HOur On/Off Timer/ White Finish
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220V
15A
Plug Type

Frigidaire 18,500 BTU Window Mounted Median Room Air Conditioner - FRA186MT2

Features:

  • Effortless™ Remote Temperature Control: A themostat located on your air conditioner's remote control precisely maintains preset room temperature, so you will remain comfortable at all times.
  • Ready-Select™ Controls: Easily select options with the touch of a button.
  • Remote Control: Allows you to precisely control the temperature and fan speed from across the room.
  • Effortless™ Clean Filter: Our anti-microbial filter cleans the air, removing harmful bacteria and alergens.
  • Energy And Cost Savings: The unit operates at a low voltage – conserving energy and saving you money.
  • Multi-Speed Fan: Features three different fan speeds, for more cooling flexibility.
  • Sleep Mode: Quiet operation keeps you cool without keeping you awake. Plus, Sleep Mode gradually increases room temperature after being activated.
  • Quickly Cools: Quickly cool a room on hot days.
  • Comfort Control Design: Easily control the direction of your cool air, wherever your unit is.
  • Effortless™ Restart: Automatically resume operating at its previous settings when power is restored to your unit.
  • Clean Filter Alert: Notifies you when your filter needs to be cleaned.
  • Power Cord: Comes with an extra long three-prong cord - makes extension cords unecessary.
  • SpaceWise™ Adjustable Design: Optional side panels extend so you can adjust your unit to fit your window.
  • 24-Hour On/Off Timer: Keep things cool on your schedule.

Specifications:

  • Color: White Product
  • Type: Medium
  • Energy Star® Certified
  • Performance Certification: AHAM
  • Safety Certification: UL/CUL (SA11087)

Outlet Type

Performance

  • BTU (Cool): 18,500 / 18,200
  • Dehumidification (Pints/Hour): 5.5
  • Cool Area (Sq. Ft.): 1,170
  • Energy Efficiency Ratio: 10.7

Electrical Specifications

  • Volts / Hertz: 230/208V / 60 Hz
  • Amps (Cool): 7.9 / 8.6
  • Watts (Cool): 1,730 / 1,700 Watts
  • Horsepower (Cool): 2.32
  • Length of Power Cord: 5' (6')
  • Plug Type: LCDI 6-15P

Features

  • Controls: Electronic
  • Control Panel Location: Center
  • Fan Speed (Cool): 3
  • Fan Speed (Fan): 3
  • Low Voltage Start-Up
  • Auto Cool Function
  • Energy Save
  • Sleep Mode
  • Filter Check
  • 24 Hour On/Off Timer
  • Clean Air Ionizer
  • Remote Control: Full Function / Remote Thermostat
  • Remote Control Lock: 2007 Slim Type Frigidaire
  • Air CFM (High): 458
  • Air CFM (Med): 405
  • Air CFM (Low): 344
  • Motor RPM (High): 1,080
  • Motor RPM (Med): 960
  • Motor RPM (Low): 860
  • Air Discharge: Top Part-Width
  • Air Direction: 4-way
  • Noise Level dB (High): 59.6
  • Noise Level dB (Med): 56.4
  • Noise Level dB (Low): 53.3
  • Fresh Air
  • Exhaust Vent
  • Vent Closed
  • Filter Type: Anti-Bact Mesh
  • Filter Accessory: Tilt-Out
  • Slide-Out Chassis
  • Cabinet Louvers
  • Rear Grill
  • Window Mounting Kit
  • Dealer Front
  • Front Material: HIPS

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 17 1/16"
  • Width: 23 5/8"
  • Depth: 25 3/8"
  • Window Height (Min./Max.): 18 1/2" Min.
  • Window Width (Min./Max.): 26 1/2" Min. - 40 1/2" Max.
  • Maximum Wall Thickness: 8"
  • Wall Cut-Out Width: 23 15/16"
  • Wall Cut-Out Height: 18"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 111 lbs
  • Shipping: 139 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer):1 Year Parts And Labor/ 5 Sealed System
More reasons to buy the Frigidaire FRA186MT2 from Abt Electronics
  • Abt.com is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The Frigidaire FRA186MT2 is Brand New.
  • The Frigidaire FRA186MT2 Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
 
TypeWindow
EER10.7
Amps8.6
Voltage208 / 230
BTU18,500
CFM Room Circulation458
Chassis TypeSlide Out
Control TypeElectronic
HeatNo
Remote IncludedYes
Wall Sleeve IncludedNo
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
  

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Frigidaire 18,500 BTU Window Air Conditioner
 
4.2

(based on 17 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Cools the whole room (13)
  • Energy efficient (10)
  • Quiet (10)
  • Accurate temperature controls (9)
  • Even air distribution (8)

Cons

  • Loud (5)
  • Heavy (3)
  • Inaccurate temperature (3)

Best Uses

  • Any room (11)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Quality oriented (9), Budget shopper (7)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (14), Business (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

A Great Value

This was a terrific value, it cost half of the 20-yr old GE unit it replaces and it includes high efficiency and electronic features. It comfortably cools our entire first level but if...Read complete review

This was a terrific value, it cost half of the 20-yr old GE unit it replaces and it includes high efficiency and electronic features. It comfortably cools our entire first level but if you like "frigid" temperatures, I would say to over-size it a bit. The remote is very handy, although I find that the automatic remote temp sensing doesn't work too well, at least in my case. My floor plan is not very open. Overall I'm very satisified and it's worked flawlessly the past few months of almost continuous use so far.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Need more power not a true 18K BTU

Purchased this AC to replace a ten year old 18,000 BTU unit. Tis unit does not have the cooling power of the old unit. The remote control and energy efficient are nice add ons...Read complete review

Purchased this AC to replace a ten year old 18,000 BTU unit. Tis unit does not have the cooling power of the old unit. The remote control and energy efficient are nice add ons but the bottom line is that it cant get the same area past 77 degrees. Since the unit is very heavy and I needed to construct a platform to install it I could not return it for a stronger model. Money lost.

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5.0

Works well - blows cold.

By 

from Minneapolis, MN

Pros

  • Energy Efficient
  • Holds Temperature Well

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Frigidaire 18,500 BTU Window Air Conditioner:

      Large and heavy, but the fact that it has a metal housing means it was not bad to install - install the support brackets and insert the housing, and then slide the heavy unit into that. It keeps the first floor of my house at a reasonable temperature. No complaints after two weeks of operation.

      Service and delivery comments:

      Reasonably fast delivery, and the product was in good condition.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal

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      4.0

      Great For Large Spaces

      By 

      from Morris, IL

      About Me Value Oriented

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Accurate Temperature Controls
      • Cools the Whole Room
      • Easy To Install
      • Even Air Distribution
      • Quiet

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Frigidaire 18,500 BTU Window Air Conditioner:

          This is a very powerful 220 volt unit. We use it 600-800 square foot apartments with two and three rooms. It cools them all.

          • Primary use:
          • Business

          Comment on this review

           
          3.0

          Need more power not a true 18K BTU

          By 

          from Chicago, IL

          About Me Value Oriented

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Energy Efficient

          Cons

          • Doesn't Cool Air
          • Heavy
          • Inaccurate Temperature
          • Loud

          Best Uses

            Comments about Frigidaire 18,500 BTU Window Air Conditioner:

            Purchased this AC to replace a ten year old 18,000 BTU unit. Tis unit does not have the cooling power of the old unit. The remote control and energy efficient are nice add ons but the bottom line is that it cant get the same area past 77 degrees. Since the unit is very heavy and I needed to construct a platform to install it I could not return it for a stronger model. Money lost.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal

            Comment on this review

             
            5.0

            good product

            By 

            from chicago

            About Me Quality Oriented

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Accurate Temperature Controls
            • Cools the Whole Room
            • Even Air Distribution

            Cons

            • Loud

            Best Uses

            • Any Room

            Comments about Frigidaire 18,500 BTU Window Air Conditioner:

            air conditioner cools this top floor apartment very fast!!It is quiet, but might disturb some who are light sleepers if is in the bedroom. Good value so far...I haven't received energy bill since it was purchased, but staying cool is my priority.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal

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            5.0

            Excellent Unit for price.Very Pleased

            By 

            from Oak Park,IL

            About Me Quality Oriented

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Accurate Temperature Controls
            • Cools the Whole Room
            • Easy To Install
            • Energy Efficient
            • Even Air Distribution
            • Quiet

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Any Room

              Comments about Frigidaire 18,500 BTU Window Air Conditioner:

              Great product and professional service from Abt

              • Primary use:
              • Business

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Works well...hope it lasts!

              By 

              from Northbrook, IL

              About Me Quality Oriented

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Cools the Whole Room
              • Quiet

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Frigidaire 18,500 BTU Window Air Conditioner:

                  It's all relative - any 18,500 BTU A/C unit is going to be heavy, and produce noise. This unit replaced an ancient (25+ year-old) 15,000 BTU unit. The output is the same as the old unit. The new unit is much lighter (all new ones are lighter than the very old ones), and a bit quieter.

                  This unit is used to cool 4 rooms on the first floor, and on extremely hot days I set the tempperature at 67 degrees.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal

                  Comment on this review

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Great Window A/C

                  By 

                  from Chicago, Illinois

                  About Me Quality Oriented

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Accurate Temperature Controls
                  • Cools the Whole Room
                  • Easy Window Installation
                  • Energy Efficient
                  • Even Air Distribution
                  • Quiet

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Any Room

                    Comments about Frigidaire 18,500 BTU Window Air Conditioner:

                    I could not be happier with this window A/C. It replaced a 12,000 btu unit. When on low, the fan is quiet, and when left on automatic it has no problem cooling my dining room and living room in my brick chicago 2-flat. Plenty of cool air, nice controls, even has a temperature sensor on the remote. It is a well thought out appliance. Buyers need to remember this is an 18,500 btu unit so it won't be as quiet as a mouse. However, for the size it is definitely quiet. I could not be happier. Also as a modern unit it was much lighter than the old heavy model it replaced. Also I discovered that it comes with a sleeve for stable window installation.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal

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                    4.0

                    Great product; quiet too

                    By 

                    from Evergreen Park, IL

                    About Me Quality Oriented

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Accurate Temperature Controls
                    • Cools the Whole Room
                    • Energy Efficient
                    • Quiet

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Any Room

                      Comments about Frigidaire 18,500 BTU Window Air Conditioner:

                      This air conditioner does a great job. I love the energy efficiency and the option that is most useful is where the system will shut itself off when the desired temperature is reached. The only downside is that the interior is all plastic making me concerned about how long this will last.

                      Service and delivery comments:

                      The delivery was prompt and the deliverymen were very friendly. It's the reason we keep going back to Abt.

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal

                      Comment on this review

                       
                      4.0

                      Great Machine

                      By 

                      from Denver,CO

                      About Me Quality Oriented

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Accurate Temperature Controls
                      • Cools the Whole Room
                      • Easy To Install
                      • Easy Window Installation
                      • Even Air Distribution

                      Cons

                      • Heavy
                      • Loud

                      Best Uses

                      • Any Room

                      Comments about Frigidaire 18,500 BTU Window Air Conditioner:

                      I have our new unit in the window of a smaller front office. Cools the room effectively, sometimes too much, but I can control it from my desk with remote and that is a great plus!! It's very heavy, but easy to install. Had to convert power plug, but was not a big deal. Overall great product for what we needed.

                      • Primary use:
                      • Business

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                      4.0

                      good value

                      By 

                      from bethlehem,pa.

                      About Me Value Oriented

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Quiet

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Frigidaire 18,500 BTU Window Air Conditioner:

                          to make my living room more comfortable

                          • Primary use:
                          • Personal

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