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# 250980 3-Jun-2019 18:35
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Have a new TV and wonder if I mounted it on wall that has a heat pump about 40cm above where the screen would be. Is the heat from pump likely to cause problems with TV





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  # 2250655 3-Jun-2019 18:49
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I have that and what I find is the heat from the games consoles is funnled up behind the TV and makes it think that the room is hotter than it is when I am gaming.

 

Also the condensation on the output flap which it gets in summer with the fan on low will drip off, so check that it is infront of the TV, not directly above a vent on it. I have to be careful what I leave ontop of the entertainment cabinet when using the AC because of the odd drip from it.





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  # 2250703 3-Jun-2019 20:37
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people mount tv's over fires, which generally put of considerably more heat, both volume and temperature, than a heat pump does and dont have problems.

 

i think you will be fine in that respect.


 
 
 
 


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  # 2250756 3-Jun-2019 22:52
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I have that and what I find is the heat from the games consoles is funnled up behind the TV and makes it think that the room is hotter than it is when I am gaming.


Also the condensation on the output flap which it gets in summer with the fan on low will drip off, so check that it is infront of the TV, not directly above a vent on it. I have to be careful what I leave ontop of the entertainment cabinet when using the AC because of the odd drip from it.

no heat pump should leak into a house.

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  # 2250760 3-Jun-2019 23:01
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Its not a leak, its condensation on the flap when its cooling





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  # 2250764 3-Jun-2019 23:31
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Its not a leak, its condensation on the flap when its cooling

 

 

It should not do that.  Very bad design.  None of our heat pumps do that.

 

 

 

Generally, the wall straight under a heat pump is fine for a TV or anything else.  The airflow from a heat pump into the room is directed well away from there, and the return airflow from the room to the heat pump is normally from above.


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  # 2251751 5-Jun-2019 09:09
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All of mine do it when set to low fan speed cooling in high humidity. Its a well documented thing that happens and the fan speed on auto is controlled to prevent it. I just dont like being woken up by a fan revving up and down to match the cooling needs to leave it on low and put a towel down when its a period of high humidity.





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  # 2251883 5-Jun-2019 10:39
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One of my heat pumps were installed with a tv underneath fine and this was something we discussed at house build (I had 4 heat pumps installed). We just set the louvers to always point away from the tv not down.

 

I also have an OLED above a gas fire but the fire is ducted Escea system. We measured the heat output above the fire before installing the tv to check this was ok.


 
 
 
 


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  # 2251896 5-Jun-2019 10:57
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All of mine do it when set to low fan speed cooling in high humidity. Its a well documented thing that happens and the fan speed on auto is controlled to prevent it. I just dont like being woken up by a fan revving up and down to match the cooling needs to leave it on low and put a towel down when its a period of high humidity.

 

 

I have two heat pumps and run one all night in summer to cool the bedroom on low fan. Have never had a drip. I would not think this is normal at all. Is your heat pump drained to the outside? 





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  # 2251900 5-Jun-2019 11:08
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It it's certainly not normal for heat pump to drip inside. This indicates that the drain pipe is blocked fingers. Could be at pump or outside. Get a decent service but to come and fix




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  # 2251907 5-Jun-2019 11:21
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Have a new TV and wonder if I mounted it on wall that has a heat pump about 40cm above where the screen would be. Is the heat from pump likely to cause problems with TV

 

 

 

 

Have that exact situation.  Never had any issues, drips or otherwise.  Screen is directly below the heat pump vent and a separate cabinet below the wall mounted TV.  Both heat pump and TV relatively new. Heat pump (Mitsubishi Electric) is ~2ys old, TV ~1.  Old TV sat on the cabinet prior to that, and again no issues.


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  # 2251908 5-Jun-2019 11:21
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All of mine do it when set to low fan speed cooling in high humidity. Its a well documented thing 

 

Link/source?


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  # 2253193 6-Jun-2019 16:35
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This is all I could find with a quick google. The manual for one of mine said it was when run set to low speed but I have no idea what my model is off the top of my head. Mine doesnt reset to a different position so that may be a later addition to them to stop that happening. Would annoy the hell out of me since I like it aimed down.

 

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  # 2253578 7-Jun-2019 09:16
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This is all I could find with a quick google. The manual for one of mine said it was when run set to low speed but I have no idea what my model is off the top of my head. Mine doesnt reset to a different position so that may be a later addition to them to stop that happening. Would annoy the hell out of me since I like it aimed down.

 

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So only when cooling combined with having louvers set to a sub-optimal position. Off topic, but why would you have the louvers in the heating position when trying to cool the room?


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  # 2253894 7-Jun-2019 15:27
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So that I dont have cold air blasted in my face.





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  # 2254610 8-Jun-2019 21:01
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My advice is to assume that at sometime it will leak. Condensate drains block, crack, come off and are sometimes poorly installed. Don’t put anything under an air conditioning unit that you don’t want water damaged. This only an issue when cooling.

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