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Old 10-27-2017, 09:59 AM   #21
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Both of my units are ducted and have a thermostat. The thermostat in the bedroom has a furnace setting and the one in the living room says heat pump.
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Old 10-27-2017, 10:12 AM   #22
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Both of my units are ducted and have a thermostat. The thermostat in the bedroom has a furnace setting and the one in the living room says heat pump.
Do you have a heat pump ???
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Old 10-27-2017, 10:14 AM   #23
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Do you have a heat pump ???
Yes. It works great to around 40 especially with the fireplace.
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Old 10-27-2017, 10:29 AM   #24
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Yes. It works great to around 40 especially with the fireplace.
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Old 10-27-2017, 11:19 AM   #25
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The Dometic 15k is a true heat pump, not an A/C with a heat strip. The compressor runs in both A/C or heat pump operation, and it produces about the same BTU output either way.

The heat pump works well down to about 40 F. Between 40 and about 30 F it has to defrost periodically. Below about 30 F the thermostat will run the propane furnace even if the thermostat is set for heat pump.
X2 the dometic 15k heatpump model does not use a heat strip. It is in fact a heat pump.
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Old 10-27-2017, 11:37 AM   #26
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X2 the dometic 15k heatpump model does not use a heat strip. It is in fact a heat pump.
I like this quiet model. A normal conversation can be held and the tv can be on all at normal levels. Rumor is an even quieter model is on the way.
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Old 10-27-2017, 11:41 AM   #27
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Depending on moisture in air etc may get what looks like steam out for a little bit at first. Ours did raise humidity some then just warm air after that.
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Old 10-27-2017, 09:55 PM   #28
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Here is a stupid question,,,
How do a person know if they have a Heat Pump ???
Ok guys let me have it !!!
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A simple way is to look at your thermostat. If it has settings for cool, heat, and furnace, you have the heat pump. If it only has cool and furnace, you have an ac only top unit.
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Old 10-28-2017, 08:24 AM   #29
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Our thermostat has a Heat Pump setting,,, I did not think that meant we had a heat pump
I have no experience with Heat Pumps !!!
Will be checking it out soon !!!
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Old 10-30-2017, 02:11 PM   #30
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We are fair weather South campers so I use the heat pump in spring and fall
But,these last trips to the mountains can get cold
If you think you will need you gas furnace at all for a trip take the time to run it during the season to burn off any dirt and dust
First time I ever used mine it was really cold out in March (Fla no less)
The burning dirt smoked the whole camper up and the smoke detectors were going off
I had to turn on the Fantastic Fan and open all the windows,while freezing my #%Ä Off
Have fun!
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Old 10-31-2017, 07:29 AM   #31
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So I was able to check ours out yesterday,,, and yes it has a heat pump !!!
It was about 40 degrees yesterday and light rain,,, when I started the Heat Pump it was like turning on the A/C,,, cold air for quite some time until it finally warmed up !!!
Would not be something to use in cold weather,,, it would take forever to warm out little Sunseeker !!! Maybe ok after you heated your unit with the furnace first ???
I think we will stick with our little ele heater,,, and some sweats !!!
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Cool.
Yeah we used it in our Forester to take the chill off couple mornings. Much more than that will need furnace or heater but always good to have options, especially those that donít use propane.
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