CARRIER 38ARZ GEMINI Central Air Conditioner
Updated: Jun 27, 2013
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Overview of the 38ARZ GEMINI
The Carrier 38ARZ Gemini is an outdoor, split-system commercial cooling unit offering up to 11.3 EER. This series has models ranging in size from 6 to 10 tons. All models can be installed in ground or rooftop applications and can be positioned in horizontal or vertical configurations.
The 38ARZ features a scroll compressor and copper tubes with aluminum fins to help reach a maximum cooling capacity of 130,000 BTU/H. This model also is equipped with compressor overload protection, high and low pressure switches, a standard crankcase heater and compressor “vibration isolation” to keep noise levels as low as 80 decibels.
Additional factory installed options include low ambient controls, non-fused disconnect switch, a convenience outlet for servicing and Carrier's Enviro-Shield coil protection. The 38ARZ is designed to use R-22 refrigerant.
Consumer Reviews of the CARRIER 38ARZ GEMINI
Date created: 2012-05-27
Name: Mark Giany
"Worst Unit Ever"
My house was built with the unit, split heater ac unit. I thought great, a carrier, my last house was built with a Singer. The Singer was stellar compared to this. Compressor went in two years, oh yea, it was covered under warranty, but cost me 900.00 to warranty. Then 2 years later, second compressor, no warranty cost me 1100.00. Now 3 years later this pos is not working again. Never will I ever have anything that has Carrier on it, junk, junk, junk. Don't buy, the installer's mechanic said flat out that they were junk, but my builder got a deal on them and that's why they installed them, he said they quit installing them years ago when they changed to some off the wall Chinese compressor. Make sure your compressor is a Tecumseh or Copeland.
Other 38ARZ GEMINI Reviews
Although this commercial unit has few reviews on online discussion forums, Carrier air conditioning products have a variety of reviews across the web. Posters on consumeraffairs.com air their grievances with the company, citing several instances of unreliable equipment and poor customer service from Carrier. Interior component failure, multiple parts replacements, Freon leaks and corrosion in the coils are among the issues reported.
Despite the negative reviews, Carrier's cooling units also receive praise from contractors and homeowners on home improvement sites and forums. Reviews mention the wide range of HVAC products the company offers, from budget-friendly options to the higher end products with advances cooling technology and humidity control. Contractors also mention solid warranty support is an additional perk of Carrier products.
CARRIER 38ARZ GEMINI Model Numbers
The 38ARZ GEMINI is available in different models which vary in efficiency and capacity.
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38ARZ GEMINI Warranty
The 38ARZ is equipped with a standard 1-year warranty beginning at the date of installation. Extended warranty options are available through your local Carrier dealer.