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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 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
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Doesn't Last. We purchased this in April, 2013. The first summer, it worked pretty well. The room is not that big and it was running during the day for about 4 months. The summer of 2014, it started not cooling consistently. The filters were changed every 4 days or so. We just set it up again, preparing for this year's heat. It's blowing hot air and it occasionally sounds like the compressor is not functioning properly. Look for a different brand unless you want to replace it in a couple years. Very disappointed in this product.
Date published: 2015-06-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Pretty good, but could be better This is my first portable AC unit so I don't have a lot of experience with these. I can't have window units in my apartment due to the lease, and its probably liability risk. So far I like it pretty well. It cools down my 12x15 (+2 large closets) bedroom in minutes instead of hours. I took it out of the box to try out and I had it pretty much fully installed before I knew it. So setup is easy. It cools the room which is pretty much what I wanted it to do. My room does smell like a hotel now. I was worried about noise from the outside, but even with the unit off outside noise is the same. With the unit on, I hear less outside noise. Its quiet enough I could sleep with it on easily. I did wake up with the power flickered during a storm because it beeps and goes through a cycle. The issue that could have made it better is: this unit only has the hot exhaust to the outside. Any air flowing over the hose is going to get warmed up and defeat your cooling. Nothing you can do about that. The unit also pulls air from in the room to blow outside. That means you are pulling hot air in from other rooms or cracks. I think this unit would be much more efficient if it had both an air intake and exhaust. Because if ambient temp is more than 20-25 of your set point, it gets harder and harder to reach your setmpoint. You are drawing in to much hot air that gets mixed with your cool air. It also makes the unit run almost constantly. I was hoping to see a drop in my electric bill because I was only cooling 1 bedroom instead of my 700 sqft apartment. So far its about the same. But I think I have this unit set to much cooler than my apartment AC ever was, not that it would be able to reach the lower temp half the summer. I think I also have been running my electronics more since I'm more comfortable sitting in front of them. Basically, I use them more because the room doesn't heat up to uncomfortable temps when they are on. So to sum up: I am more comfortable but I'm not saving money with this unit.
Date published: 2014-08-19
Rated 1 out of 5 by from PIECE OF JUNK I have used this unit maybe three times last summer. Today I turned it on and it isn't cooling. I am two months out of warranty. ...Enough said!
Date published: 2014-07-21
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I have had this unit fur a few years and although I clean the filter I would like to replace it. The unit works fabulous but a new filter would be great. Can I purchase just a new filter for this item? 

Asked by: RMiller1023
Parts and accessories can be obtained through our parts distributor, MCM Electronics. Their contact number, for placing orders, is 800-824-9491. You can also use their website, at http://www.mcmelectronics.com/content/en-US/forms/lg_parts. The part number for this item is: COV30332816.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-06-16

It is spitting water. What is causing this?

Asked by: Smith9970
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this air conditioner. If this unit is blowing water through the air duct, then it is likely due to extremely high humidity. Please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000 for assistance in this matter.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-06-14

Lcd panel wont light up and none of the controls work.  Was working fine yesterday.  Still turns fan on when plugged it but nothing on panel lights up.  Makes intermittent beeping noise when plugged in.  Please help

Asked by: Wwfe32
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this air conditioner. The description provided suggests that the lights in the display panel or another related component may have failed. This 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: 2016-06-13

Where can I buy a replacement exhaust hose??

Asked by: Sarah420
Replacement parts may be obtained through our parts distributor, Andrews Electronics. They may be reached at 877-389-6384, or their website, https://www.encompassparts.com/ .
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-06-13

How often are you suppost to drain  the AC?  Last night i had to empty/ drain the water 4 times @ 10:30pm, 11:30pm, 12:30am & 3:30am

Asked by: Matty35
We regret the inconvenience you have experienced with this air conditioner. All moisture in this unit comes from the air in the room. As such, if there is a high moisture content extracted, there must be humidity in the room. There is the possibility of an air leak around a window, etc. which could lead to increased moisture in the room.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-06-10

How much is the exhaust hose for this unit?

Asked by: Bunz
Parts and accessories can be obtained through our parts distributor, MCM Electronics. Their contact number, for placing orders, is 800-824-9491. You can also use their website, at http://www.mcmelectronics.com/content/en-US/forms/lg_parts. The part number for this item is: COV30314810.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-06-10

My ac isn't putting out very cold air whatcan i do about it.

Asked by: dani13
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this air conditioner. It is recommended first to see how hot it is outside the room. The ambient temperature can directly affect the performance of the A/C. Please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000 for additional information.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-06-10

I have a hose conected to the rear drain port however the unit is not draining and is leaking water out of the front bottom corner. Why is this? Is this unit not able to drain and run in the cool mode at the same time?

Asked by: Jason55
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this Portable Air Conditioner. This product is designed to be sealed while running in the COOL mode. This will directly affect the operating efficiency of the device. This should not be directly linked to the other leakage. Please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000 for additional information.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-06-08
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