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LG Electronics 11,000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner with Dehumidifier Function (74 Pint/Day) and Remote Control

The LG Electronics 11,000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner with Remote features a dehumidifier that removes up to 3.1 pints of moisture from the air per hour. This white air conditioner features casters that allow for easy movement to the room that needs cooling. This portable air conditioner also includes a remote control for easy temperature adjustment from across the room. The air conditioner also features 2-way air direction that spreads the cool air evenly.Unit must stay upright for 24 hours before use. Unit must be vented to the outside (use included window installation kit and follow detailed installation instructions in the Owner?s Manual. Do not use extension cord(s).
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I dropped my LG remote control in water.What is the solution?

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india
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August 7, 2014
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Englewood, New Jersey
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August 7, 2014
There really isn't any solution for an electrical device that is dropped in water! Ever wondered why there aren't any warranties that cover water damage?
If you haven't tried turning the unit on after getting the remote out of the water, leave it out somewhere where you can let it dry completely! Open the back, remove the batteries, then when you're 100% sure that it is completely dry, you can put the batteries back in and see if it will work.
The typical reaction when remotes are dropped in the water is for people to try turning them on right away and that ensures that you will short the remotes out. The other problem with dropping it in water is that water has that property of being adhesive so it has a "stickiness" for other substances and so you can never really get it completely dried out before it starts to rust any metallic parts in the remote, so sometimes the remote may
miraculously work for a short while before it dies due to the corrosion.
Your only solution when all else fails and luck is not on your side will be for you to order a new remote from an authorized parts distributor, (800) 824-9491...IFV
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I have a problem starting the unit.When i press power nothing appen.WHY??

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Granby,Quebec,Canada
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July 28, 2014
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Englewood, New Jersey
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July 28, 2014
Hello,
Your problem with the 11,000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner with Dehumidifier, Model # LP1111WXR cannot be determined without more information. When you say nothing happens, what do you mean? Does the unit show anything on the display and just will not function or are you not getting anything at all on the display?
Check that your power cord or that the socket is okay, otherwise you may have blown fuse or that your circuit breaker has tripped. The integrated circuit breaker in your plug may have tripped.
If your unit is showing "FL" on the display if that is turning on, then the unit needs to be drained because the water collection tank is full and the unit will not start until it is emptied.
It is also normal for the Air Conditioner to shut off if the set temperature is less than the room temperature so if that is the cause, you may want to adjust the temperature setting.
If none of the above work, please contact LG Electronics in Canada at (888) 542- 2623....IFV
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Is there a a hose kit to eliminate emptying the unit when full

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Waterbury Ct
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Senior
Newcastle, CA
July 14, 2014
No.
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Herby3555
seattle
August 6, 2013
No and window mount is horrible, not even long enough for my 48 inch window!!!!
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Mark
Massachusetts
July 12, 2013
Not that I have seen - the drain plug is not the size of a standard hose fitting - the drain plug is so close to the floor that you have to raise the unit to get a container of any size under the drain, a very poor design
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Sandy
Pocono, PA, USA
July 11, 2013
Not a hose kit sold by LG but it is easy to DIY. Your instruction manual indicates the inner diameter of the hose needed (believe it is 11/16ths of an inch). Go to HD and buy a hose, the length of which will vent out your window or door -- easiest to use the same location as the heat vent. I found that an inner diameter of 11/16th is not easy to find (if it exists at all). Not a problem. Buy a hose with an inner diameter of 10/16th. Then, immerse in very hot water to make it pliant. You will subsequently be able to force it onto the water flow vent of your AC.

However, the good news is that unless you are using the AC specifically as a dehumidifier and NOT as an AC, it self-evaporates the water and requires little emptying. I have had my unit running 24/7 for more than a week now, cooling my entire two storey house and it has not needed to be emptied yet.
HTH,
Sandie
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Why does the unit leak and the "tank full" light is not on? Model #LP1111WXR

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Steffy
White Plains, NY
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June 25, 2013
I purchased this unit last summer (2012) and it worked wonders. Now this summer, I started using it again and the unit is leaking water out on to the floor from the front underside. I emptied it out into my bathtub last night, used it overnight and woke up to a wet floor this morning. LG tells me it needs service but it broke already?? I only used it maybe 3 months tops last year.
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Herby3555
seattle
August 6, 2013
Junk, take it back and get better one
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Sandy
Pocono, PA, USA
July 11, 2013
Is there a broken seal on your water valve? I set my unit up on a rubber pad and wrapped the valve in a thick towel to eliminate potential drips.
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Heather
New York, NY, USA
June 26, 2013
It seems to me it has to be one of those Fluke things. I bought mine upon moving to NYC last summer not used to humidity like this I mean I used it 24 hours a day did not turn it off LITERALLY for 4 months. And have had it going nonstop since end of April. I havent had a problem I clean my filter every two weeks and only a couple times when the Bell goes off I Unplug UNIT and I unscrew the little knob in the back remove plug and drain and secure plug back and back to normal.. Also I have heard other people set their unit up on something with a pan under it with plug open for very humid areas - they unscrew the cap and pull the plug at the bottom of unit with a pan in place under it. I made a stand so it can sit higher and put a bigger pan under it and run it with the plug out works great. iT ALSO MIGHT BE A CLOGGED DRAIN OR NEED TTHE COILS CLEANED Heather
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peterf456
Kenner, LA, USA
June 25, 2013
This is a best guess answer but first, if you have that much condensation to deal with, an external hose from the rear of the unit to an outside location should have been installed for proper drainage.
According to the LG system information, the unit should automatically shut off in the event of a full tray of condensation or water. If it fails to shut off, I would imagine the system is not detecting a full tray of water and should be serviced by LG.
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Is this unit american made?

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Denny
Indiana
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Sandy
Pocono, PA, USA
July 11, 2013
LG is a Korean conglomerate. Remember Goldstar? That was LG.
I cannot determine where this unit is manufactured but would be very surprised if it was assembled in the USA.
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Mark
Massachusetts
July 6, 2013
No - data plate lists origin as China
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appleg8ri
Providence, RI, USA
March 14, 2013
This unit is made in China.
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I have a basement apartment and the only window I have to vent the a/c would be directly over my kitchen sink.

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Cindy
Massachusetts
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July 7, 2013
The distance from the floor to the window is 7' and the window frame size is 22 x 38". The unit would have to sit right in front of my sink or in front of the dishwasher next to it. The window cranks out from the bottom and outside the bottom of the window is about 8" from the ground. Anyone know of any units that would be good for this? All of the windows are the same distance from the ground. Thank you.
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Sandy
Pocono, PA, USA
July 8, 2013
The hose attachment is 5' long and the manufacturer recommends that it not be extended. However, it sits 18" off the floor, so you may be okay. However, you cannot place it directly in front of your sink in order to allow for air circulation. You have to leave clearance room - 20".
Could you place it on the counter on top of the dishwasher - as far to the edge as possible? If not, can you build out a small platform to extend out the front of the dishwasher? That would provide clearance for air flow.

As far as the window goes, you can leave it cranked out but replace the screen with a boarded up frame and an opening about 4" wide for the hose attachment. That should work.
Good luck. I know how hot a basement appt can get, having lived in one myself.
Sandy
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Mark
Massachusetts
July 8, 2013
Would not recommend this unit - LG recommends being only 20" from window - exhaust hose is semi-rigid and about 4" in diameter - you would not be able to use sink or dishwasher without moving the unit out of the way - the water tank drain is almost flush to the floor and requires raising or tipping the unit to empty the water - a terrible design.
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my ac unit is dripping water on my floor, not coming from bottom drain tank. what can it be?

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matttingo
amityville ny
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August 17, 2012
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Beth
July 6, 2013
internal condensation in the unit
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Heather
New York, NY, USA
June 26, 2013
Maybe a clogged Drain or the coils need to be cleaned

Heather
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John
August 24, 2012
I have the same problem and trying to find an answer as well. Here is what I know and possible fix. I have spoken to a Home Depot associate in the store near me. He told me that the hose that collects the water and forwards it to the water reservoir might be damaged and need replacing. The problem for me is that I have removed all the screws from the back and front and I still cannot remove the back or front panel to look at it. Furthermore, my unit makes a swishing sound that comes from where the cold air blows and sometimes even sprays water from there.
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August 20, 2012
My apologies for the delay, I was trying to find the answer to your question but as it turns out, the information is not available to me at the moment.
Please feel free to contact LG Customer Service at (800) 243-0000 or visit the support section of our website at www.LG.com/us/support for assistance.
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windows are 46" wide does the machine come with side vents.

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yeoldmonk
Wisconsin South east.
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October 8, 2011
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July 6, 2013
It comes with side vents and if they do not work for you you can purchase a sheet of insulation and cut one to size yourself.
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October 8, 2011
This LG LP1111WXR Electronics 11,000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner with Dehumidifier Function (74 Pints/Day) and Remote Control comes with a window installation kit. (Please take a look at Page 13 & 14 in the Manual*) The window installation kit allows you to install the air conditioner in most vertical sliding windows (min. 18" / max. 48" wide), or casement-style windows from (min. 18" / max. 48" high). Since your window is 46" wide, you should have no problem installing this great unit.

* http://www.homedepot.com/catalog/pdfImages/f7/f723f53f-626b-4208-8897-c3f5d4b556cb.pdf
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need a manual for this unit mine did not have one since i had to buy floor model

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kneec
oklahoma
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Mark
Massachusetts
July 6, 2013
Available on-line at LG website
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davidv
Baltimore, MD
August 22, 2012
The manual is available online from LG.
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August 2, 2012
Installation Guide:
http://www.homedepot.com/catalog/pdfImages/b5/b5cae233-696b-45a2-a5ed-00e87436ed2f.pdf

User Manual:
http://www.homedepot.com/catalog/pdfImages/f7/f723f53f-626b-4208-8897-c3f5d4b556cb.pdf
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Coud I vent this out a doggie door?

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Jeana3211
Phoenix
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March 5, 2013
I'd like to have this portable a/c on hand in case the main a/c breaks down. I'd use it in the master bedroom in order to have one safe, cool place for myself & my dogs & cats to hang out until the main unit is repaired. Thank you!
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Mark
Massachusetts
July 6, 2013
Yes you could, but;
-unit is more efficient with exhaust hose installed higher than unit
-you would need to make a custom insert that fits the doggie door geometry for the hose
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appleg8ri
Providence, RI, USA
March 14, 2013
Probably could do that, but not with the standard kit that comes with the unit. You will need someone that is handy with those kinds of things to rig it.
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Jeremy
Texas, USA
March 5, 2013
I've done this, and it works. For best results, you would probably want to make an adapter to fit in the door to cut down on air leaks, otherwise hot air will come in around the tube. It would be relatively easy to make out of cardboard, thin plastic (like the side/bottom of a large storage bin), just cut a piece to fit inside the door and around the vent tubing.
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Where on the unit is the water fill? I do not know where to pour the water.

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Lori
Arnold, MD
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May 22, 2012
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LizzieBorden
CO, USA
July 4, 2013
the unit is a DE-humidifier/AC, it ONLY removes water from the air, it doesn't humidify, so there is no adding water to it! =^.^=
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s10blazed
Chippewa, PA, USA
October 24, 2012
You do not need to add water. If you use the machine as a dehumidifier, water will come out of the bottom though. It should not leak when only being used as an A/C though.
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BARBIE
O'Fallon, MO, USA
August 7, 2012
NO, you dont fill with water, it takes moisture out of the air, that is why there is a drain hose on it. That is if your talking about the LG 11,000 portable air conditioner.
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Kwatters
Orem, UT, USA
June 18, 2012
Umm, it's an AC unit not a swamp cooler. It removes moisture from the air instead of adding it.
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May 24, 2012
My apologies for the delay, I was trying to find the answer to your question but as it turns out, the information is not available to me at the moment.
Please to contact LG Customer Service at (800) 243-0000 or visit the support section of our website at www.LG.com/us/support for assistance.
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Do I have to put any water in it? if yes, where through?.

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Susie
Sylmar
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August 20, 2012
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LizzieBorden
CO, USA
July 4, 2013
No, it's a self-contained unit, no water needed, altho you may have to empty some once in a blue moon, unless you're using it as a dehumidifier, then I imagine you'd be emptying it more often... =^.^=
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Heather
New York, NY, USA
June 9, 2013
HI Susie You dont have to put any water in. In higher humidity areas you do have to drain a little water which is very easy to do. And it tells you when you have to by shutting off and a little bell ringing/ Easy peasy.
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chuck
May 8, 2013
no
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s10blazed
Chippewa, PA, USA
October 24, 2012
No, you do not have to add water. If you are just using it as an air conditioner there is no water to drain or empty either. Although if you want to use it ONLY as a dehumidifier you will need to find a way to drain the excess water from a little hole in the bottom.
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davidv
Baltimore, MD
August 22, 2012
No, but you may have to drain the unit periodically. Operation of all cooling units will result in condensation, and the water must go somewhere. This unit seems to exhaust condensation out the window (along with hot air). Draining requirements are either infrequent or not required. Not having to drain the unit is very convenient.
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Jeremy
Texas, USA
August 21, 2012
No water needed. This unit is a portable air conditioner, not an evaporative cooler that would require you to add water. The water capacity they mention is how much water the unit can remove from the air per day when used in dehumidifier mode.

One thing to note: While you don't have to add water to use it, depending on how you use it and the environment in your house you might have to periodically drain out water that the unit has removed from the air.
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does it have to be drained of the water accumulated from the water it takes from the air?

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kay68
Bloomsburg
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s10blazed
Chippewa, PA, USA
October 24, 2012
If you use it as an air conditioner then no. It will not need drained. BUT, if you use it as ONLY a dehumidifier, then you will need to make drain accommodations.
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August 4, 2012
i check mine like once a week. i usually have a little water in it.
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Harley
Colorado
July 10, 2011
Depends upon the relative humidity. It's designed to evaporate the condensation and exhaust it out the vent hose. But if it's been raining and your relative humidity is high, then the unit may need to be emptied.
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xrayman
Bossier City La.
June 29, 2011
This unit has a "Water alarm" that I've never heard and I have never drained it in the 4 months it's been running non-stop. It even has a "drying" mode to keep condensation from allowing mold to grow.
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jean
May 30, 2011
nope only if you using the dihumidifier mode!
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Do this unit has to be put into a window?

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Linda
Philadelphia
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July 4, 2011
I live in a 2nd floor apartment with 3 rooms. Because of the way the windows are set in each room a window air conditioner only cools the room that it is in. Can I sit this unit in the hallway so that it will circulate into all 3 rooms?
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s10blazed
Chippewa, PA, USA
October 24, 2012
If you have a window in your hallway it will work. The unit NEEDS a vent. The air that comes out of the exhaust is pretty warm. Definitely warmer than the amount of cold it makes.
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JoMama
Mid Atlantic
September 25, 2011
If you don't vent it to a window, you'll just cycle the hot air back into the room.
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Harley
Colorado
July 10, 2011
The vent hose can only be so long, so the unit will have to stay close to the window in one room. One solution is to use fans to circulate air from the room with a/c to the other rooms. Depending on the total square feet you have to cover, using a fan or two might help. I do that now, in my house and I have two portable a/c units working.
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lewis
Denver, CO
July 7, 2011
If you can vent to the outside somehow (through a window or the roof/attic) then yes you can use this unit in a hallway. You also must have a 3 prong outlet nearby (aka: can not use an extension cord).
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LGAnswers
July 5, 2011
This unit will have to remain by a window since it will be attached to the window with an exhaust hose.
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how many amps

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sonny
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October 11, 2011
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s10blazed
Chippewa, PA, USA
October 24, 2012
The specs claim 11 amps.
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BARBIE
O'Fallon, MO, USA
August 7, 2012
11 amps
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www.community.homedepot.com
October 12, 2011
Hello Sonny,

My name is Tom, also known as HD116 at Home Depot's How to Community. I am assisting here today with product questions and saw yours. This particular model draws 9.2 amps and simply "plugs in".

Hope that helps.
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How do I drain the water from unit? Drain is so low to ground that my husband had to lift heavy unit while i held flat dish to catch water! Plz Help!

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Rebecca
Hopewell New York
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May 20, 2012
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s10blazed
Chippewa, PA, USA
October 24, 2012
I don't know if there is an accessory or not to collect the water. But the intention is that you connect a hose to the drain... and well drain it into a drain.
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WetTeam
San Diego, CA
August 18, 2012
I put it in my bathtub and put a fan at the bathroom door to move all the cold air where I want it.
IT WORKS!!
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BARBIE
O'Fallon, MO, USA
August 7, 2012
WOW, that does seem to be stupid to put the drain hose so close to the floor, but the three differnt brands that I have also have the drain hose at the bottom, so far the light has not come on to empty it, so I guess I am lucky, but to me, with only three pints of water, I would put down a bunch of dirt towels, (I say dirty, why dirty the clean ones and then wash them use the already dirty bath towels,) like you do if your toliet over flows.

I guess I really never thought about it since I have a drain in my landury room, and can just roll it over there to drain it, if I ever have to do that.
But I can see picking that up, WOW, now that is hard on the back, I think I would, take a board with a brick (s) make a make shift ramp and roll it up there and then drain it, if I had to do it that way.

You never said how often you have to do this, but to me making a temporary ramp is way better then picking it up.

If you had stairs roll it to a stair and drain it. Or if you could roll it to a porch and drain it off the porch.

Just a few thoughts but picking it up, no that may really cause a problem over time with the back.
Hope some of this helps,,,call LG and tell them. They just may rethink the design.
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donl
June 8, 2012
The only real solution is to install a drain hose.
I tried raising the unit and placing a pan under it, but got tired of emptying it every few hours.
I finally installed a drain hose last summer to solve the problem for good.
I've had our unit for about a year now.

BTW:
Someting else you should do is wrap pipe insulation around the exhaust hose.
Otherwise, the 'uninsulated' hose radiates 100deg+ heat directly back into the room.
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May 22, 2012
I attached an image for you, but you will find the exact directions on page 20 in the manual.
Here is the link to the manual:
http://www.homedepot.com/catalog/pdfImages/f7/f723f53f-626b-4208-8897-c3f5d4b556cb.pdf
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Is the unit quiet

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Golfer
NH
about 11,000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner with Dehumidifier Function (74 Pint/Day) and Remote Control on
May 25, 2012
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s10blazed
Chippewa, PA, USA
October 24, 2012
Not really. It seems to have multiple stages. Even the quietest one hums loud enough I have to turn up the TV. No louder than a window mounted A/C though.
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BARBIE
O'Fallon, MO, USA
August 7, 2012
YES, YES, YES, OH MY GOSH YES, THIS UNIT IS SO QUIET YOU DONT EVEN KNOW IT IS ON.
I purchased two other brands, and oh my gosh, noisy, but this one, I am so loving it, the LG 11,000 portable air conditioner is oh my gosh, quiet,,,,,,
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KevX
Smyrna GA
May 30, 2012
No, the unit is not quiet. I keep it far away from the bed. It is not really loud but not as quiet as a window unit either
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May 29, 2012
Yes.
Decibel Rating : 55 dBA
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can i use ducttape??

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jai
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June 23, 2012
Bought 2 of these last yr. work great, but the exhaust hose on both units came off. It detached from the round part on the air conditioner unit.. don't want to return it, considering i have to haul them down 3 flights of steps.. Is it safe to duct tape the hose to the plastic round part it came out of?? I figured it was, just wanted to make sure...
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s10blazed
Chippewa, PA, USA
October 24, 2012
You probably don't need to... unless one of the ends is physically broken it will go back on. The hose is sort of threaded. There are little tabs in the end pieces that fit into the grooves of the hose. Once you get those tabs started in the grooves, you can thread it back on like a nut. I had to do this to mine. The ends were practically falling off when I took it out of the package.
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BARBIE
O'Fallon, MO, USA
August 7, 2012
Yes, I had to do the same thing, but I did call LG and tell them they really need to improve this. But I am like you I love my unit and did not want to send it back because of this little problem, but did duct tape it, since I could buy duct tape in white, you dont even know it. But really LG does need to improve on this one, but the unit is AWESOME.
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Dave1218
ohio, use
July 7, 2012
You can screw it back on by firmly holding the tube, threading the tube through the slots on the vent piece and firmly turning clockwise. Same thing happend to mine, pretty easy to fix. Duct tape would work, but it will seperate.
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toby
lousisana
June 24, 2012
Same thing happened to ours on both ends. We have been using duct tape, but sometimes it pulls away and then hot air is blowing all over. We are considering looking into purchasing a new hose.

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Can this air conditioner be used with horizontal slide windows?

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ConradK
La Grange, Il
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July 15, 2012
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s10blazed
Chippewa, PA, USA
October 24, 2012
I think so. There were a bunch of window mounting accessories in the box.
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BARBIE
O'Fallon, MO, USA
August 7, 2012
It can be used with windows that go up and down, from top to bottom or it can be used with windows that go from left side to right side, side to side, like a sliding door does. If does however come with a certain amount of venting pieces, but if your opening is longer when what they supply with the air conditioner then contact the company, they may be able to send you out an extension if your window is bigger or longer then what comes in the box. Hope this helps
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BIGTER
Arvada, CO, USA
July 17, 2012
Yes, it comes with instructions to install both horizontal or vertical sliding window. I installed it myself on a large horizontal window.
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Law18
July 16, 2012
Yes. The question really is whether the window install kit that comes with the unit will work with your windows. I have Ansersen windows - they are horizontal and swing outward. In my case, the window install kit did not work, so I just got a few sheets of polypropylene (it's like a plastic cardboard) and made my own using the install kit as a template. It took about 10 minutes.
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What is the size of the exhaust vent?

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moby
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August 16, 2012
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s10blazed
Chippewa, PA, USA
October 24, 2012
It is approximately 4 inch diameter. But it has a proprietary end on each side. One clicks and locks to the unit. The other is an oblong shaped connector that snaps into the window mounting plates.
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davidv
Baltimore, MD
August 22, 2012
The actual hose is 5 inches in diameter. The piece that fits inside the window frame is 5 inches tall. Width is adjustable.
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bbb444yyy
Nevada, USA
August 18, 2012
the diameter is comparable to a dryer exhaust, approx. 6in (diameter)
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