Some would leave out Panasonic Aircon when it comes to Air-conditioning purchase. However, this is an excellent brand that is worth considering. In terms of price, it is considered as mid tier. It’s pricing is below Mitsubishi Starmex Aircon and Daikin Aircon. As for performance, there are people who call it “It’s a Mitsubishi Aircon without the excessive marketing spending” In this article, we are going to review on Panasonic Air-conditioner, as well as providing you with the promotional price.
Panasonic Inverter XS series
System 2 – 9000 BTU x 2 ( CU-2XS20UKZ / CS-MXS9UKZ x 2 ) – $1850
System 3 – 9000 BTU x 3 ( CU-3XS27UKZ / CS-MXS9UKZ x 3) – $2590
System 4 – 9000 BTU x 4 ( CU-4XS30UBZ / CS-MXS9UKZ x 4) – $3090
Pansonic Aircon Aero Series
System 2 – 9000 BTU x 2 ( CU-2S18PKZ / CS-S9TKZW x 2) – $ 1688
System 3 – 9000 BTU x 3 ( CU-3S27MKZ / CS-S9TKZW x 3) – $2260
System 4 – 9000 BTU x 4 ( CU-4S27NKZ / CS-S9TKZW x 4) – $ 2860
Panasonic Systems (1-4)
Panasonic Ceiling Cassette
In our Panasonic aircon review, we will specifically talk about Panasonic ceiling cassette. It is divided into 2 parts, a ceiling cassette that is located indoor, and the compressor is located in the outdoor unit outside. A ceiling cassette aircon unit has 4 flaps which allows your cool air to be blown more consistently. However, unfortunately, it cannot be installed in a HDB. Only certain condominiums permit this kind of aircon. Ceiling cassette is more suitable for commercial units such as office space, warehouse or retail shops.
Here are some features that are advantages:
Compact flat panel design with built in drain pump – allows easy installation and a stylish appearance, the drain pump allows condensation to be expelled up to 850mm from the base of the unit.
Air-purification system – The air-purification system allows the air to be purified, giving you a comfortable and fresh environment.
360 wide & comfortable airflow – this is designed to distribute air from the centre , while air from the larger side flaps diffuses throughout the room. Air is also blown in a circular motion.
Panasonic Brochure & Information
Panasonic aircon has always been popular among Singaporeans and it is not for no reason, and here’s why. In this Panasonic aircon review, we will be judging based several factors, features, price on the features, price, performance, Panasonic aircon spare parts and panasonic aircon servicing.
Panasonic aircon features
Strong cooling power – The air conditioner blasts out strong and cool air into your room as soon as you turn it on, allowing your surrounding to cool down faster. This is thanks to the integrated inverter, there is no longer a need wait for hours before the aircon can cool down your room.
Nanoe-G – With this feature, it is able to filter allergens and bacteria such that the air that is blown up is clean. This will reduce contamination in the air.
ECONAVI – Panasonic is popular with this feature that promotes energy-efificiency. It signal to the aircon inverter to control the speed of the compressor, thus making the air conditioner use less electricity. Thus, your aircon will not be running unnecessarily.
Panasonic aircon price
In terms of nominal pricing, Panasonic can be considered a mid tier brand. It is in the same category as Toshiba and Fujitsu Aircon. Lets compare the price of Panasonic Aircon and Mitsubishi Aircon using the figure below.
Price of Panasonic XS series 5 ticks system 3 : $2799
Price of Mitsubishi Electric Starmex 5 ticks : $2950
The price difference of their system 3 is about $150. About 5% cheaper than that of Mitsubishi Starmex Aircon.
For System 2,the price for Panasonic is $1999, as compared to $2100 for Mitsubishi Electric 5 ticks System 2 Aircon.
The pricing above is from Silverback Aircon.
Panasonic aircon performance
After gathering feedback from our customers, we have concluded that Panasonic Aircon is a very reliable brand. On average, it has been able to last very long. The most common issue that we have faced from a Panasonic inverter aircon is with regards to swing flap. It is a very minor issue that can be solved cheaply. Hence, with regards to performance, we rate it rather highly.
Availability of Spare parts
Panasonic Aircon has a decent market share for Air-conditioners sold in Singapore. Hence, when it comes to second hand spare parts availability, it is not something to worry about. But of course, it’s availability could not be compared to those of Daikin and Mitsubishi electric.
Panasonic Aircon Servicing
When it comes to servicing and maintenance of Panasonic Aircon, you will not have difficulty finding a technician experienced in this. As mentioned earlier, Panasonic inverter aircon has a decent Market share in Singapore. Hence, aircon technicians would have come across quite a few cases of Panasonic Aircon in Singapore. In addition, it has ready second hand spare parts available. Therefore, as a consumer, it will be fairly easy to find someone to service your Panasonic Aircon.
Panasonic Aircon FAQ
What does it means when panasonic airon timer blinking?
When your panasonic aircon light is blinking, it most likely means that your aircon is having problems. One way to determine the problems is to check the error code, which can be complicated. Thus, it is recommended to consult a technician. However, error code is not fully indicative of the problems, hence, there is a need to remove the condenser cover.
How to check Panasonic aircon error code?
Error codes are checked when the aircon is facing some problems. Checking the error codes can be complicated, therefore it is recommended to consult a technician. Furthermore, it is not truly indicative of the problems. For more information you can read this article on Panasonic error code.
Where to buy Panasonic aircon?
There are many places where you can buy Panasonic aircon from. Some of the few places that popular are large scale electronics shop and aircon companies. You can easily find Panasonic aircon in Courts, Harvey Norman and even Fairprice. Or, you can consult aircon companies that will usually sell at a discounted price. For more information, you can check out this article on where to buy aircon in Singapore.
Where to buy Panasonic aircon remote control in Singapore?
You can buy Panasonoic aircon remote controller from Panasonic electronics store itself, large scale electronics shop such as Harvey Norman, Courts or aircon companies. It is also available on online stores such as Lazada and Shoppee. However, make sure that you get the right remote controller for the your model.
How to clean Panasonic aircon?
Maintaining your aircon well is the key to having a long-lasting aircon without having to deal with occasional problems. Here are some ways to ensure that it is well maintained. You can clean the filter regularly to prevent dust from accumulating, clean the fan coil to improve the unit aircon efficiency and lastly, clean the casing for a cleaner exterior. These are simple ways to maintain aircon. However, if it is more complicated, you may need to get LG Aircon servicing.