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12,000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner with remote

  • LP1213GXR

Key Features

  • Dehumidification Function
  • Oscillating Air Vent
  • Programmable 24-Hour On-Off Timer
  • Remote Control
PERFORMANCE
EER 9.4
Dehumid. (Pts/Hr) 3.1
Dry Air Flow (CFM) 230
Est. Cooling Area (Sq. Ft.) 400
BTU Performance Cooling 12,000
dBA Level (Front) 55
DIMENSIONS
Product (WxHxD) 18 1/2" x 32 15/16" x 15 7/16"
Shipping (WxHxD) 20 7/16" x 34 7/16" x 17 13/16"
Net Weight (lbs.) 66.2
Shipping Weight (lbs.) 72.80
FEATURES
Display Panel LED
Thermostat Control Yes
Remote Control LCD Remote Controller
Auto Swing Yes
Energy Saver Function Yes
Programmable Timer 24Hr, On/Off
Fan Speed: Cooling 3
Fan Only Speed 3
Compressor Rotary
Type Air Discharge Inclined and Top
Outdoor Vent / Exhaust Exhaust Only (1.5M)
Chassis Type Fixed
Control Button Type Standard
Auto Restart Yes
Auto Door Open/Close System Yes
Indoor / Outdoor Fan Type Blower
Water Full Indicator Yes
MATERIALS/FINISHES
Available Colors Grey
Easy-Roll Casters Yes
Air Filter Washable
Window Installation Kit Yes
ELECTRICAL RATINGS
Voltage / 60 Hz 115
Watts 1,270
Rated Amps 11.5
WARRANTY
Limited Warranty 1 Year Parts and Labor

What People Are Saying

Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not for humid places It worked ok during the first year, but now it's started spitting water when it's run for more than 1hr! One of these reviews explains how to fix it but you have to take the entire unit apart down to a level I'm not comfortable with to do it. The standard drain procedure also doesn't drain the entire unit, so it's prone to mould.
Date published: 2016-08-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Lg portable ac Bought about 2 months ago, works well and cools good. Would buy again if needed
Date published: 2016-07-27
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Short Life I have had TWO of these in the last 5 years, never again. I don't have the high dollars to put out every two years or so. First one worked great for a summer, then about 3/4 of the next. Purchased a new one two years ago at the beginning of the summer, and it lasted 2 summers and here we are in July and it's spitting water, isn't cooling very well. I am very frustrated. I know its very hot right now, but I live in Colorado and our humidity isn't that high. My floor was wet when I got home after it ran for 3 hours.Bad product.
Date published: 2016-07-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cool breeze My wife bought this portable A/C unit for me to use in the garage where I work on RC planes. What a nice unit! Easy to move, control and quiet. I am very satisfied with this product.
Date published: 2016-02-21
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Cools well until design flaws catch up. Purchased model LP1213GXR last year and it worked fine last summer and most of Purchased model LP1213GXR last year and it worked fine last summer and most of this summer. Towards the end of a very humid summer it started blowing out water from under the top squirrel fan while water collection tray in the bottom never filled up. I assumed that there was a blockage somewhere that prevented the water from dripping down. Once I pulled the cover I discovered the problem. Under the top squirrel fan was a plastic tray with 2 small holes tight against the lower coil. The holes are so tight to the oil that the opening is effectively cut in half. Probably worked great in the nice clean development lab but in the real world of dust, pollen , black lab hair etc. the little holes eventually got plugged up so the water collected under the squirrel fan. I took everything apart to clean out the holes and saw 2 other little holes on the other side of a partition in the plastic tray under the squirrel fan. I loosened up the plastic tray and carefully drilled the 4 holes to 5/16", drilled an opening in the little partition, and added another hole to the side in case the larger holes clog up. The final adjustment was to replace some open celled foam used to seal around the return air opening. The foam trapped water and whatever appeared to be getting moldy do I replaced it with a closed cell vinyl weather stripping. So far so good. No water spraying and the bottom tray in collecting water. A final note. I suddenly realized that this unit uses inside air in for cooling. So hot air is being pulled into the room to replace the air blown outside. I'll rig up a double hose rig for next year.
Date published: 2015-09-29
Rated 2 out of 5 by from 3rd Summer and it's Done For I purchased the 12k BTU LG Portable unit in 2013. It worked pretty well the first year. Last year wasn't as good and this year it's pretty much worthless. It now makes strange noises, shuts off after a few minutes, and blows warm air. The de-humidifying feature won't even work anymore. Spent close to $500 on it so I expect better quality over time. This is my 1st portable unit and have experienced greater longevity (more than 6 years) from window/casement units.
Date published: 2015-07-20
Rated 1 out of 5 by from This product is a piece of junk!!!!!! I purchased this unit a year ago and it worked fine about 6 months total out of 12. It started blowing out water so I drained it and it worked ok for about two weeks then it started doing it again. I called service and they told me to do it again so I did. It worked for a weeke then started blowing water out again but this time it didn't stop. The FL or full indicator function didn't work so I had no way of knowing it was full of water. But the last time I drained very little water out and started it again it started blowing out water again. I trashed and went and bought a different brand. Do not purchase any LG a/c they are nothing but junk. I would not recommend any of their a/c units!!!!!!
Date published: 2015-07-08
Rated 1 out of 5 by from blowing hot air I bought this last summer and it worked fine. This year when I turned it on it blows hot air. Very unhappy with air conditioner.
Date published: 2015-06-14
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How can I clean out the wafter tank? Drained it for first time in 2 yrs and now keeps saying full every few hrs. Think there is scum messing up the internal sensor.

Asked by: Labrat101
The FL Code is designed to appear when the water collection tank is full. This will only occur if there is a high level of humidity in the room. If this matter does not resolve itself soon, then it may be that there is an air leak around a window or door of this room, allowing access to more humid air.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-08-27

My unit is making a loud grinding noise, and not cooling properly, what should i do

Asked by: MrsBryant
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this portable air conditioner. If the machine is grinding, then there may possibly be a problem in the fan motor or another related component. The unit will likely require service. To make service arrangements, you may either contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000, or you can check our Repair Provider Lookup on our website, at http://www.lg.com/us/support/repair/support-repair-provider-lookup.jsp.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-08-24

After 2 summers, my unit is now blowing warm air. Does it need coolant?

Asked by: dreww
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this air conditioner. If this device is no longer blowing any cold air, then it may require service. To make service arrangements, you may either contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000, or you can check our Repair Provider Lookup on our website, at http://www.lg.com/us/support/repair/support-repair-provider-lookup.jsp.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-08-19

It's spitting water everywhere . I kno its says its from the humidity but how do u stop it spitting water cause my floors are getting wet

Asked by: Faithg
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this portable air conditioner. This machine does not have any way to regulate the amount of humidity extracted from the room. It may prove helpful to lower the fan speed until the moisture no longer condenses in the air vent. For any other suggestions, please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-08-18

This keeps leaking everywhere!!  Why? What do we need to do to stop this?   It is ruining floors and furniture!! We do drain it daily and this is ALOT of water!  

Asked by: Hufferd1982
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this portable air conditioner. Check to see from what point this water is originating. Does the leak come from the drain or from some other location? Please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000 for assistance in this matter.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-08-17

Do you put water in machine

Asked by: Nelda
No
Answered by: Madddjohn663
Date published: 2016-08-14

What size is the fitting on the drain? I'd like to run a small hose into a drain pan. 

Asked by: EdGyukeri
Piece of garden hose would probably work. Ensure you pull plug after unscrewing plastic cap @ bottom center of unit.
Answered by: Madddjohn663
Date published: 2016-08-14

Where is the water tank located  and how to fill it up

Asked by: Turi1313
Air conditioners dont use water. Unscrew the small knob @ rear when full light lights up. Set it up on a 6-8" box not cardboard,so u can drain the tank into a bowl,etc. there is a plug u have to pull after unscrewing small knob. 
Answered by: Madddjohn663
Date published: 2016-08-14
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