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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 4 out of 5 by from Good Air Conditioner Have used this product for several hot and humid months. It works well to cool the 12x12 bedroom and hallway on top floor. Wish it was quieter for sleeping. So much easier than Window unit.
Date published: 2016-08-31
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
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Unit keeps filling water tank every hour straight out the box..how do I fix this problem. Very annoying to keep draining tank

Asked by: JTLJr
The FL Code is designed to appear when the water collection tank is full. This should only occur if there is a high level of humidity in the room. Such would be normal operation. If the code appears, and the tank has already been emptied, then the machine 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: 2016-09-15

What dose the code hc 02 mean. I don't have my owners manual

Asked by: Brian1959
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this portable air conditioner. According to page 26 of the owner’s manual, the CH02 error is a short or open circuit in the Indoor Pipe Thermistor. 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. A copy of this owner’s manual can be obtained on our website at http://www.lg.com/us/support-product/lg-LP1213GXR#manuals.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-09-08

How long can I run it? Does it ever need a "break"? I don't want to run it so long that it goes out! 

Asked by: JennJennP
We appreciate your interest in this portable air conditioner. It is not a problem to allow the unit to operate indefinitely. The only instance will be when/if the water tank fills. In such a situation, the air conditioner should deactivate itself until the tank is emptied.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-09-03

I have had this ac on all day and it is still hot in our room, what could we be doing wrong? Also how do you get it to stay on cool air without it coming on and off?

Asked by: jessica546
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this portable air conditioner. We would be more than happy to assist in determining the source of this problem. Please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-09-02

How do I replace the filter? The water is leaking from the machine.

Asked by: Zoe23
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this portable air conditioner. The filters are designed to be reusable after being cleaned. If water is leaking from this machine, 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: 2016-08-31

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
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