Caravan and Motorhome Air Conditioning Comparison Chart

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Caravan RV Camping Logo Dometic Harrier  Harrier Lite Dometic Ibis Mk 4 Aircommand Ibis 3  
SKU HARRIER-INV-KIT HARRIER-LITE IBIS4-ADB-KIT 9108400799  
Image Dometic Harrier Inverter Roof Top Air Con Dometic Ibis 4 Inverter Roof Top Air Con Air Command Ibis Mk 3 rooftop Air Con  
Best For Vehicle Length  up to 8m up to 6m up to 7m up to 6.5 m  
Electrical Rating  230-240 volts 220-240 volts 220-240V 240 volts  
Nominal (compressor Capacity) 3.7 kW 3.6kW 3.6kW 3.2 kW  
Cooling Capacity (ISO5151) 3.1 kW, 6.5A 2494W 2625W 2.7 kW  
Heating Capacity      2.8 kW, 5.2A 2713W 3017W 2.4 kW  
Current Draw      4.A / 3.6 A 2.3-8.0 / 2.3-7.4 A 2.2A-8A / 2.2A-7.5A 5.7 A / 4.9 A  
Operating Temperature Range (°C)                     -2°C to 52°C -2°C to 52°C

-2°C to 52°C

-5˚C Minium   
Airflow (high Fan)  649m³/h maximum     780m³/h  
Dimensions - External (WxHxL) 750 x 280 x 1070mm  665 x 240 x 997mm 1112 x 230 x 758 848 x 222 x 1120  
Dimensions - Internal (WxHxL) 500 x 66 x 520mm  518 x 48 x 579mm 518 x 48 x 579 535 x 32 x535  
Roof Opening (mm) 360 x 360 or 400 x 400 360 x 360 or 400 x 400 360x360 or 400x400 360 x 360   
Roof Thickness (mm) 30-60 20-100mm 20-100 25 - 85  
Weight (kg) 45 36 40 48  
Number of Blower Speeds  3 + sleep mode 4 4 3  
Remote Control  Yes Yes Yes Yes

 

Features

Inverter Technology 

A light weight and slim low line appliance

Oscillating vents

Cold plasma air purification

3 year warranty

 

Inverter Technology

Variable speed fan

Low Profile

Adjustable vents

Turbo fan speed

Sleep mode

Direct mode selection

Automatic brightness display

Full function remote

Inverter technology

Low profile internally & externally

Turbo fan speed for rapid  cooling

Adjustable vents

Simplified assembly

Automatic display brightness

Auto Mode

Sleep mode

Direct mode selection

Ultra thin ADB with 4 outlets

Self-adjusting connecting duct providing a simple 'one click' system to suit a range of roof thicknesses

Will operate on most premium brand inverter type generators. (check with generator supplier for compatibility)

 

Additional Comments          

 

 

Caravan RV Camping Logo Dometic Freshjet 2200 Dometic Freshjet 3200 Aircommand Sparrow Truma Aventa Comfort Truma Aventa
Compact Plus
SKU FJ2200-ADB-KIT FJ3200-ADB-KIT 9108400693 AVENTA MARK2-KIT

AVENTACOMPACTPLUS

Image Dometic Freshjet 2200 Roof top Air Con Dometic Freshjet 3200 Roof Top Air Con AirCommand Sparrow Roof Top Air Con Truma Aventa Roof Top Air Con Truma Aventa Compact Plus
Best For Vehicle Length  up to 5m up to 7.5m up to 5 m up to 7.5m 6m
Electrical Rating  240 volts 240 volts 240 volts 230 - 240 volts 230-240 volts
Nominal (compressor Capacity) 2.2 kW 3.0 kW 2.2 kW    
Cooling Capacity (ISO5151) 1.8 kW approx 2.6 kW 1.7 kW approx 2.4 kW 2.2 kW
Heating Capacity 1.2 kW approx 2.4 kW 1.7 kW approx 1.7kW N/A
Current Draw 4.1 A / 5.2 A 6.3 A / 5.5 A 4.3 A / 3.8 A 4.2A / 3.7A 4.4A
Operating Temperature Range (°C)                     0°C to 52°C 0°C to 52°C

-5°C Minium

4°C to 43°C - 16°C to 40°C
Airflow (high Fan)  330m³/h 400m³/h 319 m³/h 400m³/h 400 m3/h
Dimensions - External 562 x 225 x 787 650 x 248 x 980 560 x 215 x 968 1008 x 660 x 248 560 x 265 x 785
Dimensions - Internal  535 x 480 x 47 535 x 480 x 47 527 x 64 x 550 670 x 523 x 46 496 x46 x556
Roof Opening  400 x 400 400 x 400 360 x 360 400 x 400 400x400 / 380x350
Roof Thickness 25 - 60 25 - 60 25 x 90 25 - 50 25 - 50 (up to 110 with adapter)
Weight (kg) 32 37 31 33 29.5
Number of Blower Speeds  4 4 3 3 + sleep mode 3+ sleep
Remote Control  Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Features

Light Weight

Temperature pre-setting (+16°C to 31°C)

Automatic Mode 

Lighting on/off

Suitable for poptop caravans

Low current draw

Timer function

Built in Free Ventilation of 650mm² (can contribute to overall requirement for gas regulations)

Will operate on most premium brand inverter type generators. (check with your generator supplier for compatibility)

Light weight 

Temperature pre-setting (+16°C to 31°C)

Automatic mode

Lighting on/off

Quiet operation

Vertical compressor for reduced vibration levels

Timer function

Will operate on most premium brand inverter type generators (check with your generator supplier for compatibility)

Flip down electronic LED control panel

Will operate on most premium brand invertor type generators. (check with your generator supplier for compatibility)

Aesthetically Pleasing

Night mode sleep function for quieter operation

Timer Function

Slim Air Distribution Box 

Powerful Cooling

Energy saving heating

Will operate on most premium brand inverter type generators. (check with supplier for compatability)

Integrated LED lighting

 

Lightweight

Slimline

Compact footprint

Reduced compressor vibrations

4 x outlets which can be individually adjusted

Additional Comments    

 

Heating will not function in ambient temperatures below 4 degrees Celsius Cooling unit only- It is NOT reverse cycle

 

Caravan RV Camping Logo Aircommand Cormorant Dometic BR342 Dometic CALR242   Truma Saphir
SKU CORMORANT-ADB-KIT BR342-ADB-KIT CALR242-ADB-KIT   SAPHIRE R/C-KIT
Image AirCommand Cormorant 2 Dometic BR342 Roof Top Air Con- ADB Dometic CALR 242 Rooftop Air Con   Truma Saphir Comfort Ducted Air Con
Best For Vehicle Length  up to 7 m up to 7.5m up to 6.5m   up to 6.5m
Electrical Rating  240 volts 240 volts 240 volts   240 volts
Nominal (compressor Capacity) 3.5 kW 3.6 kW 3.0 kW   N/A
Cooling Capacity (ISO5151) 2.8 kW 3.0 kW 2.3 kW   approx 2.4 kW
Heating Capacity 2.6 kW 2.9 kW 2.1 kW   approx 1.7 kW
Current Draw 5.5 A / 5.4 A 6.3 A / 5.3 A 5.8 A / 5.4 A   4.2A / 3.7A
Operating Temperature Range (°C)                                        

-5°C Minium

-7˚C to 43˚C    -7˚C to 43˚C   4 to 43°C 
Airflow (high Fan)  558 m³/h 526m³/h 282m³/h   380m³/h
Dimensions - External 670 x 360 x 985 721 x 670 x 282 736 x 255 x 1027   N/A
Dimensions - Internal  527 x 64 x 550 581 x 530 x 35 635 x 508 x 70   400 x 290 628
Roof Opening  360 x 360 360 x 360  360 x 360   N/A
Roof Thickness 25 - 85 38 - 165 38 x 150   N/A
Weight (kg) 40 40 45   Approx 23.5
Number of Blower Speeds  3 3 3   3 + sleep mode
Remote Control  Yes Yes Yes   Yes
Features

Flip down LED control panel

Will operate on most premium brand invertor type generators (check with your generator supplier for compatability)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Optional electronic wall control

Condensation drain outlets allow optional attachment of tubing to direct runoff away from doorways and windows

Vertical compressor for reduced vibration 

Will operate on most premium brand inverter type generators(check with your generator supplier for compatibility)

Removable and washable filters

Features four cooling modes, reverse cycle and timer function 

Air distrubution box with air shower vent, digital readout and status indication LEDs

Will operate on most premium brand invertor type generators (check with your generator supplier for compatibility)

Quiet operation

 

Integerated heat pump function

Highly efficient, delivers exceptionally high performance 

Extremely light weight at only 23.5 kg

Will operate on most premium brand inverter type generators (check with generator supplier for compatibility

Additional Comments

 

Performance is reduced at temperatures under 7°C and over 35°C

There is a ducted version available, commnly used in motorhomes, see SKU: BR342-DUCTED-KIT

Performance is reduced at temperatures under 7°C and over 35°C   Heating is not possible at an outside temperature of less than 4°C                    Includes 3 air outlets, nuts, 3 ducting clips and air intake vent. Please note: Ducting must be ordered separately.

 

Caravan RV Camping Logo Close Comfort PC9+ Aircommand Sandpiper Aircommand Heron 2.2 Aircommand Heron 3Q
 
Aircommand Jabiru
SKU CC-PC9PLUS 7000001 4270001-white
4270002 - silver
HERONQ-SILVER-KIT 6100001
Image Close Comfort PC9_+ Personal Portable Air Conditioner
Best For Vehicle Length  N/A up to 5m up to 5m up to 5m up to 5m
Electrical Rating  240 volts 240 volts 240 volts 240 volts 240 volts
Nominal (compressor Capacity) N/A 2.2 kW 2.6 kW 2.6 kW 2.2 kW
Cooling Capacity (ISO5151) 700w-1100w 2.0 kW 2.4 kW 2.3 kW 1.5 kW
Heating Capacity N/A 1.7 kW 1.5 kW 2.3 kW 1.4 kW
Current Draw 1.22A 4.6A / 3.8A 5.0A / 6.5A 6.1A / 5.6A 4.8A / 4.4A
Operating Temperature Range (°C)                     20˚C-40˚C -1°C Minium       -5°C Minium -5°C Minium
Airflow (high Fan)  125m³/h 402m³/h 297m³/h 335m³/h 325m³/h
Dimensions - External Open- 270x750x440 N/A 380 x 240 x 250 380 x 240 x 250 N/A
Dimensions - Internal  Closed- 270x560x370 442 x 287 x 692 462 x 245 x 450 455 x 770 x 295 300 x 750 x 565
Roof Opening  N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Roof Thickness N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Weight (kg) 17kg 31 36 41 44
Number of Blower Speeds  3 3 3 cooling, 1 heating 3 3
Remote Control  Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Features

4 x caster wheels on base

Installation not required

No plumbing, ducting or water filling required

3x filters

Operating noise: 46-54 dBA

Electronic LED control panel 

Will operate on most premium brand invertor type generators (check with your generator supplier for compatibilty)

Easy to operate knobs to control fan speed, and temperature 

Horizontal and vertical air adjustment

Compact design for greater flexability with install location 

Heron air conditioners must be connected and commisioned by a licensed air conditioning technician 

will operate on most premium brand inverter type generators (check with your generator supplier for compatibility)

Electronic LED control panel

Horizontal and vertical air adjustment 

Easy to install condenser box fitted from outside the van

Heron air conditioners must be connected and commissioned by a licensed air conditioning technician

will operate on most premium brand inverter type generators (check with your generator supplier for compatibility)

All in one cupboard mount

Electronic LED control panel 

Compact design for greater flexibility with cupboard installation 

Must be installed directly on the floor uner bench top

Will operate on most premium brand inverter type generators (check with your generator supplie for compatibility)  

Additional Comments

2 Year Warranty

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