Unlike window, through-the-wall, or central air conditioning units, portable air conditioners are mobile air conditioner units that do not require a permanent installation. Usually, portable air conditioners are relatively lightweight and measure around 28″ to 34″ tall, and also come equipped with durable caster wheels for easy portability. Ultimately, portable air conditioners allow homeowners to cool the temperature of one room at a time (or more rooms when using multiple units), and thanks to their portability, the versatility of easily changing these units from one room to another when needed makes these portable air conditioner units much more affordable in the long room to chill an entire house than having to install one wall-mounted AC unit per each target room. This brings us to the Honeywell MN14CCSBB Portable Air Conditioner.
The Honeywell MN14CCSBB is a portable air conditioner unit that comes equipped with powerful fans to deliver up to 14,000 BTU Cooling (unit of heat that represents the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one pound of water by one degree Fahrenheit).
Not only that, but this portable air conditioner also doubles as a portable dehumidifier, as it comes equipped with a high-quality built-in dehumidifier that can easily remove up to 86 pints/ 24 hours with a continuous drain option for a long and unattended operation.
Now, let’s take a more detailed look at the Honeywell MN14CCSBB and check everything that this portable air conditioner unit has to offer.
DESIGN & SPECS
Starting with the unit’s size, the Honeywell MN14CCSBB measures exactly 19.9 inches long by 15.8 inches wide by 34 inches tall, making it one of the tallest portable air conditioner units that you’d be able to find available.
Obviously, this has one single disadvantage, which is just a bit of extra weight, as the unit weights exactly 92.6 lbs. (42 kg). However, that also means that you get one obvious advantage, and that’s the fact that having a taller unit brings up some very nice fresh air at a slightly higher height, and this usually helps to keep rooms a bit fresher (from experience at least).
The Honeywell MN14CCSBB Portable Air Conditioner features a portable design, as the entire unit comes with an included easy-to-install window venting kit and an adjustable window bracket (which supports windows measuring from 19.9 in. to 47.25 in.) that make assembling the unit a very easy task.
Furthermore, as expected from most standard portable air conditioner units, the Honeywell MN14CCSBB comes equipped with durable and smooth gliding castor wheels that allow homeowners to easily roll the unit from room to room, all without ever having to worry about scratching their floors, no matter if those are made of hardwood, marble, or any other fragile surface that’s prone to “scratching”.
Additionally, the unit also features a highly-durable and washable Dust Filter that can ultimately help to catch any unwanted dust particles in the air, and this reliable attachment can just as easily be installed and/or removed whenever needed.
As mentioned at the beginning of this article, the MM14CCSBB is a convenient and versatile portable air conditioner that can be used to achieve optimum cooling within your rooms, as well as a reliable dehumidification process and even a fresh ventilation.
This portable air conditioner ultimately combines 3-in-1 technology into its durable and compact body. As such, and since the Honeywell MN14CCSBB also doubles as a dehumidifier, users can have the unit easily cooling as well as dehumidifying areas up to 550 sq. ft.
Ultimately, you can use the Honeywell MN14CCSBB in one of three (x3) different working modes, and those are Air Conditioner Mode, Fan Only Mode, and Dehumidifier Mode (all discussed right ahead).
As such, this portable AC features an environmentally friendly refrigerant, an Auto Evaporation system (with no need to empty a water collecting bucket, except in areas with high humidity), a reliable dehumidifying function, and a more traditional three-speed fan-only functionality.
This portable air conditioner unit features an Energy Efficiency Ratio (EER) of exactly 10.3 BTU/(W.h) 3.0 W/W during its operation, and, as mentioned before, the Honeywell MN14CCSBB can offer up to 14000 BTU of cooling to keep rooms fresh and cool.
The Honeywell MN14CCSBB as a Portable AC Unit (Air Conditioner Mode)
When using the Honeywell MN14CCSBB Portable Air Conditioner in its Air Conditioner Mode, this portable AC can quickly and efficiently cool up any rooms that are as large as 550 sq. ft, and its temperature range can be set between 61°F to 89°F.
As such, the unit’s BTU values can fluctuate between 7500 BTU (DOE+ 2017 Standard) and 14000 BTU (ASHRAE-128 Standard.
The unit’s Air Conditioner Mode is powered by a built-in R410A (or R-410A) environmentally friendly refrigerant cylinder that can deliver a powerful air flow and quiet operation (which goes around the value of 54dbA).
At the same time, Honeywell MN14CCSBB’s Air Conditioner Mode also works with an internal Auto-Evaporation System that simultaneously collects water from cooling, and that water is always removed automatically. As mentioned earlier, this basically means that you won’t have the need to place a “water-collecting bucket” close to the unit, as the MN14CCSBB’s no-drip design keeps that fully covered.
Just be aware that the reliability of the “water collection” offer by this “Operating Mode” (Air Conditioner Mode and Auto-Evaporation System) will still depend on the humidity levels of your location.
The Fans & Fan Only Mode
Moreover, Honeywell MN14CCSBB also comes equipped with powerful fans that can offer a powerful air flow that can cover exactly 254 CFM (cubic feet per minute).
When using this portable AC unit in its Fan Only Mode, users can set the unit to work with one of three (x3) different Fan Speeds, (Low, Medium, and High) and that can be done via the unit’s interface, where you’ll find its feather-touch digital controls, or ultimately, by using the included remote control.
Setting the Honeywell MN14CCSBB to only work in its Fan Only Mode will have the unit gently circulating a smooth air flow evenly across your room, and this is a great “refreshing” functionality for whenever its main air conditioner cooling functionality (the Air Conditioner Mode) is not needed.
The Built-in Dehumidifier & Dehumidifier Mode
When using the Honeywell MN14CCSBB in its Dehumidifier Mode, the unit’s built-in dehumidifier can remove the excess moisture from the air. To be more exact, using the Honeywell MN14CCSBB in its Dehumidifier Mode can have the unit remove up to 86 pints/ 24 hours (pints is the measurement unit for capacity or volume).
Ultimately, the unit’s dehumidification capacity can provide up to 90 pints per 24 hours. This functionality is the ideal one to use for areas with high humidity (like basements, underground garages, or underground storage sheds, for example).
There’s also a continuous drain option that can be used for a long unattended operation (meaning the 24 hours full cycle of the Dehumidifier Mode).
Lastly, the unit’s Continuous Drain System can be easily connected to a standard garden hose tube to continuously drain the water that gets collected when using the unit in its Dehumidifying Mode. The Honeywell MN14CCSBB supports an Exhaust Hose Length of 12″ to 47″ and a Exhaust Hose Diameter of 5″.
It’s worth to mention that a drain hose does not come included, so be aware of that. However, you can most liekly buy one at a local hardware store for just a few bucks.
As mentioned before, the Honeywell MN14CCSBB Portable Air Conditioner comes equipped with a very intuitive interface, which basically consists of a Digital LED display with feather touch controls that are very easy to use.
Its easy-to-read and -to-use interface can be used to control the unit’s operation and to cycle this portable AC unit between its three (x3) functional modes.
Furthermore, you can also use its included Full-Function remote control to change between its operation modes and regulate its output temperature.
WHAT’S IN THE BOX?
Inside each package users will find: their 1 MM14CCSBB Honeywell Portable Air Conditioner (with built-in fan and Dehumidifier System), one included Full Window Installation Kit (very easy to use and install), an included Remote Control (with batteries included), the Owner’s / User’s Manual, and the Warranty Documents.
The included Full Window Installation Kit offers as a quick and easy installation of the unit close to any window with its reliable window bracket. Since all installation parts come included, mounting the unit close to any window is literally a breeze.
OTHER NOTABLE FEATURES
There’s also a Programmable Timer within the unit’s interface’s digital panel that can be used to set this portable air conditioner to automatically turn itself ON/OFF in advance, ranging from 1 to 24 hours. Furthermore, selecting the latter can be used to enable a 24-hour energy saving timer.
The Honeywell MN14CCSBB is a portable air conditioner unit equipped with powerful fans that delivers up to 14,000 BTU Cooling, and the unit also doubles as a portable dehumidifier that can easily remove up to 86 pints/ 24 hours with a continuous drain option for a long and unattended operation.
If you’re interested in buying it, each unit is currently discounted from its normal price of $900, now going for just $651, also coming with a 1-Year Limited Warranty. You can order yours online, directly from Honeywell’s official online shopping page, which you can access by clicking here.