Product: Daikin FTKF50TV16U ReviewDaikin FTKF50TV16U

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Capacity: 1.5 ton

Type: Inverter split

Warranty: Comprehensive 1 year 5 years on compressor

My rating: 9.8

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Daikin FTKF50TV16U Product Overview

Reviewing an air conditioner is a tricky job as explaining what you have experience in words is sometimes tough. But what I am trying to present here is my opinion according to price to performance ratio along with some of the key features available.

This is a 5 Star inverter air conditioner series from Daikin. There are 1-ton, 1.5 ton and 1.8-ton models available in this series but we will be checking out 1.5-ton model today. The indoor unit is simple looking and comes in plain white colour. FTKF series lacks the display provided on the indoor unit in JTKJ series. There is a big green backlit display on the remote instead.

Daikin FTKF50TV16U Specifications

Specifications may sometimes feel like boring numbers but they are most important when analyzing the performance of the air conditioner.

Daikin FTKF50TV16U has a full load cooling capacity of 5.28 kilowatt or 18016 BTU. Half load cooling capacity is 2.64 kilowatt or 9008 BTU. These figures are better than the even more premiums JTKJ series. Maximum cooling capacity is 6 kilowatt or 20472 BTU which is 15% more than a regular 1.5-ton air conditioner. These figures suggest that this air conditioner can chill a room of 150 to 200 square feet easily.

Power consumption full load is 1290 watt, Power consumption half load is 450 watt. Maximum power consumption is 1700 watt. These figures put this air conditioner into the league of its own. These figures make it more efficient than any other air conditioner made by Daikin and perhaps more efficient than most of the air conditioners made by any manufacturer. In fact, this is one of the most efficient air conditioner available in India.

ISEER (Indian seasonal energy efficiency ratio),  which is the ratio of total cooling capacity to The total energy consumed While taking that different seasons into the account Specific to India. This is one of the most trusted and accurate method of knowing the efficiency of the air conditioner. ISEER of this machine is 5.33. This again is top notch better than even most of the five-star air conditioners. Annual power consumption is 767 kWh.

The gross weight of the indoor unit is 16 kg. The indoor unit has five fan speeds ranging from high to silent. Indoor unit operation sound at high speed is 47 decibel while at silent is 32 decibel. The air conditioner is able to operate under the maximum ambient temperature of up to 50 degree Celsius. Air conditioner uses environment-friendly r32 refrigerant.

Daikin FTKF50TV16U Key Features

As this air conditioner is based on inverter Technology the compressor of this air conditioner can run on variable speed. Compressor of this air conditioner can increase or decrease its speed based on the cooling required. This results in huge power saving and increased cooling when required. This feature also results in more uniform temperature control management.

Other salient feature includes

3D airflow, this circulates a cloud of cool air to the corner of even large spaces.

Coanda airflow, this helps in distributing the air more uniformly throughout the room helping in creating a more comfortable ambiance.

Econo mode, this function enables efficient operation by limiting the maximum power consumption.

Indoor unit quiet operation, this feature Ensures low noise levels resulting in a sound sleep.

Power chill operation, when room needed to be cooled quickly this feature helps by running the compressor and the fan at full speed providing immediate relief from heat.

Verdict

Pros:

  • Strong Daikin reliability
  • Expandable inverter Technology
  • Powerful cooling
  • Super low power consumption
  • One of the most efficient air conditioners around
  • Compact indoor unit
  • Copper construction
  • Good after-sale service
  • Efficient and environment-friendly r32 refrigerant
  • Good value for money

Cons:

  • Lack of a dedicated smell and Virus removal Technology

Final words:

As you can yourself make out from the long list of pros compared to hardly any significant cons, that it is a highly recommended product. Daikin FTKF50TV16U has all the goodness and reliability of Daikin in a very efficient package. High cooling capacity at one of the lowest power consumption figures around makes it simply the most efficient air conditioner from Daikin or any other brand in India. These efficiency figures at a cost which is significantly less than other premium 1.5-ton inverter air conditioner from Daikin or Hitachi, not only makes it a great value but also one of the most recommended air conditioner available.

 

 


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