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Old 07-21-2015, 06:43 AM
 
Location: Florida
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Arctic Cove 18-Volt Two Speed Misting Bucket Top Fan-MBF0181 - The Home Depot

Or the pedestal model
NewAir 18 in. 3-Speed Oscillating Outdoor Misting Fan-AF-520B - The Home Depot
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Old 07-21-2015, 07:43 AM
 
Location: Diaspora
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fwiw

They both require a garden hose to be connected. So probably not.
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Old 07-21-2015, 11:59 PM
 
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They did exist in the 90's. I had an indoor one where I filled it with water and the system cooled the water to where it was near ice cold and then the fan blew out the cold air. It was pretty good for a few years but the coils inside corroded and that was the end of it. Haven't seen one since. All the current ones now require an exhaust hose and create it's own water from the moisture in the air. Tried one (8000 btu) of those and it was junk.

fwiw
Before someone says it was a cold air humidifier, it was not. The fan had multiple speeds.
This is interesting. What did that unit do with the heat and water that a traditional AC unit would exhaust?
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Old 07-22-2015, 03:08 AM
 
Location: God's Gift to Mankind for flying anything
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You cannot make an air conditioner that way. While it will provide cool air, you will not effectively condition the air to be dryer (less humid).
OK ... , so no air *conditioning* !

But you still get cool(er) air, because the coil gets cold !
At least colder than the ambient air !

Since she gets hot for the duration of her performance,
the amount of icy water in the cooler should suffice for that time ... ?
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Old 07-22-2015, 03:13 AM
 
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fwiw

They both require a garden hose to be connected. So probably not.
Nope ! The advert says it is cordless and the source of liquid is in the bucket !
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Old 07-22-2015, 07:34 AM
 
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Nope ! The advert says it is cordless and the source of liquid is in the bucket !
18v dual-purpose foot design is for sitting on 5-gallon buckets or on a flat surface using garden hose adapter.

Not a sealed unit, thus not safe for OPs usage.
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Old 07-22-2015, 07:40 AM
 
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This is interesting. What did that unit do with the heat and water that a traditional AC unit would exhaust?
Didn't put out heat. Probably had issues that had it pulled off the market. As I said, mine lasted a few years and that was it.
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Old 07-22-2015, 06:29 PM
 
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Didn't put out heat. Probably had issues that had it pulled off the market. As I said, mine lasted a few years and that was it.
It probably overheated and burst into flames. If it doesn't put out heat, it must retain it all. That will get hot in a matter of minutes. You create cold air without creating hot air, unfortunately.
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Old 07-22-2015, 06:31 PM
 
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OK ... , so no air *conditioning* !

But you still get cool(er) air, because the coil gets cold !
At least colder than the ambient air !

Since she gets hot for the duration of her performance,
the amount of icy water in the cooler should suffice for that time ... ?
Yes, cold air will get directed to her. Which may be just what she wants.
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Old 07-22-2015, 09:45 PM
 
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It probably overheated and burst into flames. If it doesn't put out heat, it must retain it all. That will get hot in a matter of minutes. You create cold air without creating hot air, unfortunately.
As I previously stated: The coils corroded after a few years of use and it died. No flames.

As far as I remember I poured water into a rear chamber, it made noise like a Keurig does when pulling water and while the fan was running behind the coils it was blowing cold air within a few minutes.
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