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Old 01-01-11, 09:06 AM   #31
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Telstar,

I was on another site and an owner of a small install company was talking about what his tech liked to install. They commented, "they liked to install the Sanyo over the Mistubishi". I don't know what that meant. Have heard the Mistubishi is one of the most complex units. If your looking for $, I'd look at the biggest split maker in the world Chinco. Take a look at this Chinco only makes 3,000,000 units a year. A 2 ton for $1,100. $ for Chinco I'm only helping you on $. Information is what I am doing.

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Well Vern, I think maybe I just found out where Sanyo get's it's Mini-Splits..

A couple of years ago, when I started looking at these, I saw some Shinco models
on-line, but had never heard of the name and decided to avoid them.
I'm pretty sure that was a mistake. My Sanyo model has been sold for about 4 years,
and I'm pretty sure it's out-date now.
When (and if) I have to replace this Sanyo, I'll sure be looking at 'Shinco' as a likely choice..

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Old 01-01-11, 06:51 PM   #33
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...Chinco as a likely choice..
Looks like they spell it "Shinco".

Little things mean a lot.

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Looks like they spell it "Shinco".

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I was thinking of the Yo-yo guys..

Chico Yo-Yo Company | Precision Machined Yo-Yos

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Old 01-01-11, 07:42 PM   #35
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Xringer, AC
You make me feel good about bringing some information to you guys that you find of value.
Yes Yo yos have gone hi-tech.
I was suspicious about "Shinco", thanks AC this is the real spelling, so I started searching for info about the company. One of the biggest or the biggest in China, that's got to say something for it. It was a Know kidding for me.
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Old 01-10-11, 05:25 PM   #36
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The pictures were very helpful. Thank you.
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Where did you get the user manual from. The one that came with my unit did not match for some reason.
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How has the heating been this winter (so far)? Is the LG doing the Job?
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I found this thread through Google. Thanks for the posts, I will use it when I install my system this spring.

I have a question......I am looking to add a mini-split system to my first floor. I am simply putting in a single unit system. Now that a few of you folks here have performed this installation, would anyone recommend or not recommend a particular brand?

What I mean is, if you had to do it all over again, would you buy a Mitsubishi, LG, Sanyo or Shinco again? I am looking for this advice in two trains of thought....installation difficulty and operation of the unit after install.

For what it's worth, I am an EE that has done many projects around the house. The only part of this installation I am a bit nervous over is the evacuation of the lines and pressure testing after everything is installed. I've never done HVAC work before (Not that that really means anything, I had never installed a hot tub, replacement windows or built a retaining wall before I did those projects the first time either).

Thanks for looking, and thanks again for this thread........

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If you have not done so, check out my install..
http://ecorenovator.org/forum/geothe...l-project.html

Due to some operating problems we have had with the 24KHS72, I can't really
recommend this particular Sanyo model. But, the bug might just be something simple
that I will track down and repair this summer..

It's running fine this year. I have tight controls on the amount of power fed to it..

I'll be working to debug it this summer and to connect it to solar power
during the daylight hours..


If I had it to do over again?? I would have to study the newest models
of Mitsubishi, LG, Sanyo, Shinco, & etc. that are available at reasonable prices.
By study, I mean reading the install & user manuals, and searching
the web for info about DIY installs of these or similar same brand models.
In my case, info about low temperature operation would be very important.

You might be able to find new install info on Youtube these days..


Cheers,
Rich


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