Caravan and Motorhome Air Conditioning Comparison Chart

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Caravan RV Camping Logo Dometic Harrier  Dometic Ibis Mk 4 Aircommand Ibis 3 Aircommand Sparrow Aircommand Cormorant
SKU HARRIER-INV-KIT IBIS4-ADB-KIT 9108400799 9108400693 CORMORANT-ADB-KIT
Image Dometic Harrier Inverter Roof Top Air Con Dometic Ibis 4 Inverter Roof Top Air Con Air Command Ibis Mk 3 rooftop Air Con AirCommand Sparrow Roof Top Air Con AirCommand Cormorant 2
Best For Vehicle Length  up to 8m up to 7m up to 6.5 m up to 5 m up to 7 m
Electrical Rating  230-240 volts 220-240V 240 volts 240 volts 240 volts
Nominal (compressor Capacity) 3.7 kW 3.6kW 3.2 kW 2.2 kW 3.5 kW
Cooling Capacity (ISO5151) 3.1 kW, 6.5A 2625W 2.7 kW 1.7 kW 2.8 kW
Heating Capacity      2.8 kW, 5.2A 3017W 2.4 kW 1.7 kW 2.6 kW
Current Draw      4.A / 3.6 A 2.2A-8A / 2.2A-7.5A 5.7 A / 4.9 A 4.3 A / 3.8 A 5.5 A / 5.4 A
Operating Temperature Range (°C)                     -2°C to 52°C -2°C to 52°C

-5˚C Minium 

-5°C Minium -5°C Minium
Airflow (high Fan)  649m³/h maximum   780m³/h 319 m³/h 558 m³/h
Dimensions - External (WxHxL) 750 x 280 x 1070mm  1112 x 230 x 758 848 x 222 x 1120 560 x 215 x 968 670 x 360 x 985
Dimensions - Internal (WxHxL) 500 x 66 x 520mm  518 x 48 x 579 535 x 32 x535 527 x 64 x 550 527 x 64 550
Roof Opening (mm) 360 x 360 or 400 x 400 360x360 or 400x400 360 x 360  360 x 360 360 x 360
Roof Thickness (mm) 30-60 20-100 25 - 85 25 x 90 25 - 85
Weight (kg) 45 40 48 31 40
Number of Blower Speeds  3 + sleep mode 4 3 3 3
Remote Control  Yes 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

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)

 

Flip down electronic LED control panel

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

Flip down LED control panel

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

Additional Comments          

 

 

Caravan RV Camping Logo Dometic Freshjet 2200 Dometic Freshjet 3200 Dometic BR342 Dometic CALR242 Truma Aventa Comfort 
SKU FJ2200-ADB-KIT FJ3200-ADB-KIT BR342-ADB-KIT CALR242-ADB-KIT

AVENTA MARK2-KIT

Image Dometic Freshjet 2200 Roof top Air Con Dometic Freshjet 3200 Roof Top Air Con Dometic BR342 Roof Top Air Con- ADB Dometic CALR 242 Rooftop Air Con Truma Aventa Roof Top Air Con
Best For Vehicle Length  up to 5m up to 7.5m up to 7.5m up to 6.5m up to 7.5m
Electrical Rating  240 volts 240 volts 240 volts 240 volts 230 - 240 volts
Nominal (compressor Capacity) 2.2 kW 3.0 kW 3.6 kW 3.0 kW  
Cooling Capacity (ISO5151) 1.8 kW approx 2.6 kW 3.0 kW 2.3 kW approx 2.4 kW
Heating Capacity 1.2 kW approx 2.4 kW 2.9 kW 2.1 kW approx 1.7kW
Current Draw 4.1 A / 5.2 A 6.3 A / 5.5 A 6.3 A / 5.3 A 5.8 A / 5.4 A 4.2A / 3.7A
Operating Temperature Range (°C)                     0°C to 52°C 0°C to 52°C

-7˚C to 43˚C 

-7˚C to 43˚C 4°C to 43°C
Airflow (high Fan)  330m³/h 400m³/h 526m³/h 282m³/h 400m³/h
Dimensions - External 562 x 225 x 787 650 x 248 x 980 721 x 670 x 282 736 x 255 x 1027 1008 x 660 x 248
Dimensions - Internal  535 x 480 x 47 535 x 480 x 47 581 x 530 x 35 635 x 508 x 70 670 x 523 x 46
Roof Opening  400 x 400 400 x 400 360 x 360  360 x 360 400 x 400
Roof Thickness 25 - 60 25 - 60 38 - 165 38 x 150 25 - 50
Weight (kg) 32 37 40 45 33
Number of Blower Speeds  4 4 3 3 3 + sleep mode
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)

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

 

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)

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 will not function in ambient temperatures below 4 degrees Celsius

 

Caravan RV Camping Logo Truma Saphir Aircommand Sandpiper Aircommand Heron 2.2 Aircommand Heron 3Q Aircommand Jabiru
SKU SAPHIRE R/C-KIT 7000001 4270001-white / 4270002 - silver HERONQ-SILVER-KIT 6100001
Image Truma Saphir Comfort Ducted Air Con
Best For Vehicle Length  up to 6.5m 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) approx 2.4 kW 2.0 kW 2.4 kW 2.3 kW 1.5 kW
Heating Capacity approx 1.7 kW 1.7 kW 1.5 kW 2.3 kW 1.4 kW
Current Draw 4.2A / 3.7A 4.6A / 3.8A 5.0A / 6.5A 6.1A / 5.6A 4.8A / 4.4A
Operating Temperature Range (°C)                     4 to 43°C                    

 

-1°C Minium                        -5°C Minium -5°C Minium
Airflow (high Fan)  380m³/h 402m³/h 297m³/h 335m³/h 325m³/h
Dimensions - External N/A N/A 380 x 240 x 250 380 x 240 x 250 N/A
Dimensions - Internal  400 x 290 628 442 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) Approx 23.5 31 36 41 44
Number of Blower Speeds  3 + sleep mode 3 3 cooling, 1 heating 3 3
Remote Control  Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Features

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

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 

Ducting must be ordered separately

 

NOTE: DISCONTINUED

NOTE: DISCONTINUED NOTE: DISCONTINUED NOTE: DISCONTINUED

 

Caravan RV Camping Logo Close Comfort PC9+    
 
 
SKU CC-PC9PLUS        
Image Close Comfort PC9_+ Personal Portable Air Conditioner        
Best For Vehicle Length  N/A        
Electrical Rating  240 volts        
Nominal (compressor Capacity) N/A        
Cooling Capacity (ISO5151) 700w-1100w        
Heating Capacity N/A        
Current Draw 1.22A        
Operating Temperature Range (°C)                     20˚C-40˚C        
Airflow (high Fan)  125m³/h        
Dimensions - External Open- 270x750x440        
Dimensions - Internal  Closed- 270x560x370        
Roof Opening  N/A        
Roof Thickness N/A        
Weight (kg) 17kg        
Number of Blower Speeds  3        
Remote Control  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

       
Additional Comments

2 year Warranty