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Old 06-24-2015, 01:02 PM   #11
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I'm in direct sunlight until about 6 pm. Not many trees in this part of AZ. I think it's just too hot. I measured the air at the intake with a digital meat thermometer and it was 81.4. Air temp out of the vents was 47.8.


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As a fellow Arizonan, in June, in the sun, 97 degrees out, it's doing all it can. Pull the shades, better yet block the windows, but that's all you're going to get. Maybe block off part of your unit?
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Old 06-24-2015, 01:20 PM   #12
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When it's 97 degrees outside and high humidity, run your fan on high, not auto. The fan will run constantly, the compressor will come on as needed. In the evening, turn the fan to auto so it will come on as needed. the A/C will be a lot more efficient and cool better.


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Old 06-24-2015, 01:23 PM   #13
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When it's 97 degrees outside and high humidity, run your fan on high, not auto. The fan will run constantly, the compressor will come on as needed. In the evening, turn the fan to auto so it will come on as needed. the A/C will be a lot more efficient and cool better.


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Just checked the humidity where I'm at in AZ and its 12%
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Old 06-24-2015, 01:25 PM   #14
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Most of the time I run a cool mist humidifier 24 hours a day when camping to get the humidity into the mid 30s at best
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Old 06-24-2015, 01:29 PM   #15
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Most of the time I run a cool mist humidifier 24 hours a day when camping to get the humidity into the mid 30s at best
I'm not sure I understand why your using a humidifier and not a dehumidifier?
Am I missing something?

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Dehumidifier = summer


Never mind.......
I thought you were in a humid location.


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Old 06-24-2015, 01:31 PM   #16
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Arizona is a very dry desert. The rules from areas back east or up north don't apply. The humidity rarely gets above 20% no matter the season. This time of year it's below 10% much of the time. Low humidity is tough on your sinuses and cracks your woodwork.


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Old 06-24-2015, 01:41 PM   #17
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You are lucky. I'm in Alabama. The temperature is supposed to get to 99 degrees today with a humidity of 42%.
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Old 06-24-2015, 01:43 PM   #18
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Here you can get out of a pool in 105 degree weather and shiver because of the extreme evaporation


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Second air may help

I have a second air for the trailer, a 15 and a 13. I use it in hot S. Utah. Works just fine. Also use a small fan to circulate the air in the area I'm in. You might want to keep your shades down during the hot times of the day also.

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Old 06-24-2015, 01:52 PM   #20
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Evaporative coolers are common and effective indry climates. In humid locations like Alabama they're less than useless!
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