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Tripp Lite Portable Cooling Unit Air Conditioner Conditioning 12K BTU Gen2

Mfg.Part: SRCOOL12K | CDW Part: 1915221 | UNSPSC: 40101604
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Tripp Lite Portable Cooling Unit Air Conditioner Conditioning 12K BTU Gen2
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Main Features
  • Provides 12,000 BTU (3.5kW) of cooling capacity & filters/ dehumidifies air
  • Self contained w/ built-in evaporator eliminates the need for a drain tube/pan
  • Plugs into a standard 15-amp outlet (5-15R)
  • Spot Cooling Unit/ Cooling Unit Air/ Air Conditioner/ Cooling Fans/ Cooling Power/ Portable Cooling Unit
  • Restarts automatically after power failure
  • 2 Year Tripp Lite Warranty
SRCOOL12K Portable Air Conditioning Unit
Tripp Lite’s SRCOOL12K is a new-generation air conditioner designed for supplemental area cooling, emergency cooling and off-hour cooling applications. Efficient, compact, self-contained and portable, the 120V, 60 Hz SRCOOL12K is ideal for use in data centers, server and wiring closets, IT environments, home and small business offices, conference rooms, warehouses, entertainment centers or other venues with heat-sensitive equipment, particularly in areas that facility air conditioning can’t reach. The SRCOOL12K not only adjusts ambient room temperatures, but can also dehumidify and filter the air, providing better air quality for enhanced equipment performance with minimal noise and power consumption. The SRCOOL12K uses environmentally friendly R410a Freon, which complies with EPA standards for 2010 and beyond, and is accepted worldwide.

Designed for quick, simple installation, the SRCOOL12K plugs into a standard 5-15R outlet with no adapter required. Both a standard louvered vent (for general room cooling) and a directional ducted cooling vent (to direct cold air where most needed) are provided. A directional exhaust duct safely removes hot air from the room. The built-in dehumidifier expels condensed water through the exhaust duct, with no need for a drain tube, drain pan or water collection tank.

The SRCOOL12K meets the needs of the most demanding applications with 12,000 BTU of cooling power. A built-in timer enables the unit to be programmed for unattended startup and shutdown. Controls and displays are conveniently mounted on the top panel. An included window/drop ceiling kit provides multiple installation options.

Key Features
•Compact, portable, self-contained design; ideal for IT, industrial, commercial and similar applications
•Quick and easy installation with louvered or directional cooling vent; window/drop ceiling kit included
•12,000 BTU of cooling power
•Cools in confined spaces where facility air conditioning can’t reach
•Dehumidifies and filters air to promote more efficient equipment performance
•No drain tube, drain pan or water collection tank required
•Built-in timer for automatic unattended startup and shutdown
•Quiet operation with minimal power consumption
•Uses environmentally friendly R410a Freon
•Convenient top-mounted controls and displays
•120V AC input, 60 Hz frequency compatibility
•Plugs into a standard 5-15R outlet—no adapter required
Tripp Lite Portable Cooling Unit Air Conditioner Conditioning 12K BTU 120V is rated4.66 out of5 by64.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from ????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????AWESOME!!!
Date published: 2016-02-23T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Small business awsomesauseWe wish we purchased this sooner.... We invested a lot of time and effort on modifying our HVAC to draw air from our server closet. This unit works very well and helps heat the office in the winter and we have the exhaust discharged outside for the summer.
Date published: 2016-02-23T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 12K CoolingI have had the unit running for a week now, very nice unit, quiet and compact design. It cools our small server closet to 70 with no issues. The digital read out is not a temp gauge, it stays at what you set it at, I had to place additional thermometer in the room to see what temp we are really at.
Date published: 2012-10-12T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect!!!This is a perfect unit for cooling a small server room. Had it up and running within 20 minutes of receiving. Very easy setup, very efficient unit, and the room is cool. Would recommend to anyone.
Date published: 2013-03-04T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The product works.It is a good product and it works in a good condition.
Date published: 2017-08-24T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent spot coolerSet this up in a small IT closet. Does a fantastic job cooling, much better than any "consumer" grade unit would do. Easy to set up and very reliable. Moves a lot of air and provides a lot of cooling. Would certainly buy this again.
Date published: 2016-08-29T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does what it's supposed toSo far everything has been good. It functions as it's supposed to and has dramatically dropped the temperature in the room it's in.
Date published: 2016-06-13T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good for the cost. Nice for small network closets.We've had this running in a wiring closet with a Cisco 4507 and some other smaller Cisco gear. Was an easy installation and haven't really had any issues. When we first brought it online we didn't have the drain plug in all the way so we had water on the floor but after pushing that in all the way the condensate just gets pushed out with the exhaust air. Thinking about getting its big brother for a small server room in a place that won't work for a split system.
Date published: 2013-09-19T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great portable A/C for small IT equipment room!Great because it's portable, easily installed, cools efficiently for our company IT equipment room
Date published: 2019-01-07T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Always running never a problemOur office has a server room and we have the unit running 24/7. It has been running perfectly for a year now!
Date published: 2013-09-05T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product!One of these units is keeping my small server room cool for the last 9 months without issues. I love this product. And really good customer support.
Date published: 2015-12-03T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Self-Contained Air Conditioning Unit Ever!You gotta love Tripp Lite! It is hot now in California... Who would have thought? I worked for Tripp Lite for many years, was so excited when we got this product because every single customer I brought this to wanted to keep this, they tried it out, bought them for every single MDF and IDF locations they could... and then they ended up buying more. Now I am recommending this product for people in condominium type complexes where the the association won't allow interior/exterior a/c units. This is fully self contained, comes on rollers... what the heck else could you ask for?
Date published: 2018-08-02T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent coolerlast one ran 24/7 for 7 years straight. Excellent cooler.
Date published: 2017-09-14T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from nullFor the price these AC units have been fantastic. I'm working with a small room, and no budget for dedicated air. The alternative was to leave the door open, which was loud as well as insecure. I'm running two of these and have not had any big issues. When power is lost, they retain their settings, and don't take too long to start cooling again when power is back. My only problem was that the provided hose is very thin and let off a lot of heat (so much it hurt to touch), as well as not fitting well in the ceiling/window adapter. I got around this by building a pipe from 4" PVC and wrapping it in water heater insulation. I didn't knock any stars though since I know that's probably how I got the unit cheap. Again, overall happy.
Date published: 2011-07-19T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from nullI'm using these in three different server rooms and they work well. This isn't a cheap alternative to a real AC unit in a big server room but for a small closet it's perfect. Just remember to set your calendar to remind you to clean the filter about 3 or 4 times per year and if you live in a high humidity area you need to have some way to drain the condensation. Love it!
Date published: 2014-08-01T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quick response on problems has been impressive.We have had the unit for 7 months. Our first unit was making a unnatural sound. We contacted product support and the shipped us a replacement. It is working perfectly. Thanks.
Date published: 2015-12-03T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This units cools greatThis unit works great. It's nice to have a unit that doesn't need a drain connected. We use this unit 24/7/365 and it still cools like the first day we installed it.
Date published: 2014-10-29T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from SRCOOLNETWhen is the SRCOOLNET accessory for this AC Unit coming out I can't find anything on it.
Date published: 2013-10-14T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very happy so far!We use it in a 7x7 enclosed room with 5 servers in it. There is also a pc, battery backup, and a switchboard in the room. It was easy to install. The included vent kit goes neatly up into the drop ceiling without issue. It has been running like a champ since it was installed. Have had running about 9 months so longevity is to be determined. Very pleased with the product so far. Easily keeps the room at our set point of 76F; even through the hot summer when the room was extra hot. Great product.
Date published: 2015-12-08T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This unit works well.This unit was installed 2 years ago and has not required any tweaking. It cools a small server room down and does it effortlessly.I would highly recommend this unit.
Date published: 2014-10-01T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from SRCOOL ICING UPI'm on my second SRCOOL12K now and the first one ran for years with no issue until it died. The new one I've had for only about 6 months and it's icing up all the time. lots of space around it and vented out. Ideas as to why this is happening? Super frustrating.
Date published: 2015-12-04T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Purchased to use in small server roomEasy to install, vented thru ceiling panel, set the temperature and has worked flawlessly. Keeps our equipment nice and cool. The only required maintenance is to clean the easy off air screen (filter) every so often. Totally recommend for this use!
Date published: 2014-10-07T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great ProductEasy setup! Works great to cool our server room. Highly recommended.
Date published: 2013-03-05T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product, works well very little maintenanceThis is a great product, cools well in tight locations and keeps server equipment cool. Very little maintenance needed and does not require a lot of attention.
Date published: 2016-10-15T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works greatGot it yesterday and used it only for a day in our server room, but I am impressed with its cooling power, relatively low noise, professionally looking device. In our tall IT room, temperature was around 91 and the A/C dropped it to 79. I have couple other Tripp Lite devices, they all works fine.
Date published: 2012-10-03T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product. Works like a champ!We've tried several spot coolers over time, some residential grade and some commercial grade from reputable reseller chains. We use it to cool down a small computer room (one server rack and one neworking devices rack).Installing and operating this device is simple and sraight forward. It's been working for a year now non-stop and we've had no problem with it whatsoever.Greatly recommend.
Date published: 2011-12-19T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from UnreliableWorked for about 30 hours of non-continuous use, then the compressor failed. Tech support was friendly, but can offer only replacement, not refund. Replacement requires the buyer to haul the new unit around, pack up the old unit and arrange for return shipping (paid for by Tripp Lite). This has cost me a lot of time and trouble and I'm very dissatisfied with this product. Plus, Tripp Lite deleted my negative but honest review on their own website.
Date published: 2013-07-16T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Almost GreatI have a small server room that was running very hot in the middle of a building. Closet was heated by 7 physical servers EMC san and all the trimmings. The room with door open and fans running would easy top 90.This little cooler will drop it to low 70's in a short period of time. That being said the vent attachments may as well be pitched as they are totally useless. Biggest problem is you have thin plastic flex tubing that connects to ceiling mount that will not stay together. And tubing screws into back of the cooler. Well the minute you turn it on and it starts to heat up it will not stay connected. About a half pound of gator tape later and it seems to be holding.I have only run the cooler for a couple of days and so far so good but I can't really speak on reliability. I will find out soon as this will run 24x7. Overall, it does its job but an addition 5 minutes of thinking could have made the venting situation much better.
Date published: 2012-04-12T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from nullbest option for our small server room. we couldn't afford a wall mount for a big room that serves as server room. it is perfect for server room. really happy that i went for it.
Date published: 2014-08-28T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Must Havebest option for our small server room. we couldn't afford a wall mount for a big room that serves as server room. it is perfect for server room. really happy that i went for it.
Date published: 2018-12-21T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Failed after 10 monthsGreat price but failing less than 1 year is unacceptable. Hopefully the replacement unit lasts longer. I realize some will fail early while others may last years. Crossing my fingers and installing a temp controlled vent fan for the small server room that this unit cools in case of failure.
Date published: 2014-07-01T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for a small data roomWe're in a 100 year old building that we (hope) will be moving out of in the next 2 years so we've been cooling our two racks of servers and switches with similar units that we got from Lowe's. They would last about a year or so, and we needed three to keep the machines happy. When two of them died on schedule we saw that Tripp Lite made a version and jumped on them and couldn't be happier. The two do the job that three did before and better, down 10F from what we had before. Now that summer weather is here we're replacing the last old unit for another Tripp Lite just so we have back-up and to keep the server room the nicest place to be in the summer.These are designed for a server room, just like all Tripp Lite products. Big LED intake temp display, easy to understand buttons. Well worth the cost if you can't put in a real cooling system or just need to cool down a hot spot in the racks.
Date published: 2014-05-16T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Don't overloadThis unit works very well indeed, but if the room you're trying to cool is too large or too hot, the unit might shutdown. If it cannot dissipate enough heat through the exhaust tube, it will stop cooling. There's a limit to what 12k can cool.
Date published: 2014-10-01T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Keep Stuff CoolAfter struggling to keep our 8x4 server room cool (even when below freezing outside) we did our research and ended up with a SRCOOL12K and have never looked back. We have had it operational since 7/12 and it has been keeping our room at a nominal 68-70 degrees around the clock with no intervention whatsoever. Highly recommend if you need cooling in a small server room. Easy setup.
Date published: 2012-11-06T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from SRCOOL12kWe purchased this portable unit as a supplemental A/C to our small Data Center's main unit. As we grew we realized we had out grown the cooling capacity of our main above ceiling mounted Leibert unit. This was the perfect unit to keep our DC cool during the summer months.It was really easy to setup and really does a great job of supplementing our main unit. It's quiet and programmable so that it's not cooling when not needed. I would highly recommend it for anyone looking for a portable AC solution. Great product.
Date published: 2017-01-13T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for small racks in a hurryThis mobile AC unit has worked perfectly as a stopgap measure during hot summer weeks as we waited for a permanent AC to be installed.
Date published: 2014-10-01T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Makes a huge difference in temperature & humidity!I share my office with the servers -- the space constraints of a small Library are handled this way -- so it stays pretty warm & humid. Located in a building built in 1937, insulation was never considered and IT needs are an afterthought, so this A/C unit fits the bill perfectly!
Date published: 2013-07-15T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excelent as expectedAs usual your product has far exceeded our expectations.
Date published: 2013-01-30T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Efficient little coolerI use this for auxiliary cooling for a server / network rack. Pulls much more moisture from the air than my previous AC unit from another manufacturer and at a significantly smaller footprint as well. Very impressed with the unit so far.
Date published: 2018-10-12T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just what we needed!It seems like we have the air conditioning go out about once a month and it usually takes two days or longer to get it working again. This Tripp-Lite Portable Air Conditioning keeps my computer room temperature where it needs to be and saves the servers! It's easy to use and operate. I now leave it running all weekend when I am not here to monitor the temp in the computer room. I HIGHLY recommend this unit and I wish I had gotten it two years ago!
Date published: 2016-02-24T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's perfect!!Portable unit with a powerful a/c system that will remove heat very faster.
Date published: 2017-09-19T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great ProductWe have a small server room and when we purchased the product I found that the installation and programming very simple. The room was cool in just 20 minutes and I highly recommend this to anyone.
Date published: 2016-02-23T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Server Cooling UnitReally A/C for our server room. Great supplementary A/C to help keep the room at the temperature that we need.
Date published: 2019-10-17T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from nullI just bought an SRCOOL12K with the SRCOOLNET and the EnviroSense probe to replace a ersidential portable AC that was "ducted" into our fully enclosed rack. By "ducted" I mean duct tape and dryer vent shoved into places.The SRCOOL12K has real ductwork for both the exhaust and the supply, so piping it directly to the enclosure was easy.The SRCOOLNET gave me fits out of the box, but a quick call to TrippLite customer service (US based and English speaking I might add!) and they had me up and running in less than 30 minutes.The only thing I need to get used to is the unit beeping when the probe directs it to change temperatureEDIT:Had issues with the Envirosence probe, but TrippLite support quickly replaced it.
Date published: 2014-06-26T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from nullReally good for small server rooms if you don't have any type of AC in that room. Very reliable AC unit
Date published: 2018-07-10T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from nullJust installed this unit about a week ago. Beyond pleased with the results. I was a bit worried about the performance for the price. Really though, if you're in the market for an A/C unit, I would seriously look into this unit. Not having the run a water line to drain made the installation quick and easy.
Date published: 2013-04-25T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great backup AC in our data centerWe bought 2 of these units to act as a backup to our data center when the main unit freezes (mainly in the winter). I really like that these units don't require a condensate drain. That made installing them really easy. I will likely buy another 1-2 for our offsite data center.
Date published: 2013-09-16T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Reliable and great customer service and support.Great unit! Best brand also.
Date published: 2019-01-27T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from EXCELLENT !!!!!We have owned several other cooling units. None compare to the SRCOOL12K. This unit is well built and hopefully will last us for years to come.Tripp Lite's customer service is top notch.
Date published: 2011-12-08T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Keeps the server room coldEasy to install, I already had an exhaust vent and drain line through the wall, it was plug and play.Keeps my server room around 60 all the time.
Date published: 2016-02-23T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product met my needsI have an 8x24' office where I have 4 servers and other equipment rack mounted. The temperature was consistently over 83*F. I installed the SRCOOL12K near the rack and exhausted it through the drop ceiling to an open shop area. The temp now is 74*F. Plus I notice a difference in air quality. Great product
Date published: 2015-02-02T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product backed by great supportUn-boxed and running in 30 minutes. Like many that have posted reviews here, our "server" room was really not designed to house lots of heat-generating equipment.Prior to the Tripplite AC, the server room would hit 88 degrees on any given day. We set the set point at 72 and the AC has been running fine.We are still trying to get the SRCOOLNET configured. Implementing that has not been as straightforward as the AC was.
Date published: 2014-08-24T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product, would recommend it to anyone wanting extra cooling.We were able to move our server into a closet allowing room for an extra work station. Easy to install with the exhaust through the wall to the shop.I would recommend it for any equipment requiring extra cooling.Norm
Date published: 2013-09-06T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for Operatorsgreat Product to keep your operators cool on those hot days. I highly recommend purchase of this product to keep your personnel comfortable on the shop floor.
Date published: 2012-10-31T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from SRCOOL12KThis product is functioning as expected with no issues. Is easily keeping our server area cool.
Date published: 2015-01-14T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent ProductThis is a very compact unit, nice cooling, easy to install. Very Happy with this purchase.
Date published: 2013-12-17T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Basic server room cooler, excellentThis unit replaced a DeLonghi Penguino designed for home use. Its BTU rating is lower, but it performs better. We don't need to drain it nearly as often, and its vent fixtures are useful & appropriate.
Date published: 2015-12-03T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very solid productHas been running great for years with no issues, much better than the unit it replaced. Well worth the extra dime if this is cooling a small data center as your servers depend on it.
Date published: 2014-10-01T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from SRCOOL12K ReviewPurchased one for work about 2 years ago now. Started within an hr of delivery and has run continuously ever since. Rock solid. Highly recommended
Date published: 2014-01-29T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product!The perfect solution for our server closet. Easy to install and affordable.
Date published: 2017-07-03T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from FANTASTIC UNIT! LOW MAINTENANCE!We have been looking for a unit for our small network room for a long time...and when our building recently started turning off the A/C on the weekends, we had to find something, quick!! This thing is absolutely the perfect size for our room and keeps the room and our equipment cool. The biggest draw was that it is basically maintenance free and no dumping of condensation bottles!!! Thank you Tripp Lite!
Date published: 2014-05-09T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works well for our needsI have an enclosed office that has 2 air inlets, six sets of florescent lights, and no air return in a building built in 1937. There is no insulation, the thermostat for the entire floor is located outside my office, and there is a 12" drop ceiling. With the 2 servers, 2 UPS units, five PCs, networking equipment and a laser printer in the room, it gets very hot, humid & stuffy in here. This unit is set at 69¡F and is vented into the ceiling for now, and let me tell you, it has made all the difference in the cooling needs of this room and its equipment! The servers no longer scream when the outdoor temperature rises above 90.
Date published: 2013-09-05T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My SRCOOL12K was just what I needed for my recording studio.I needed a cooling solution for my studio to keep my studio recording equipment cool and at the proper temperature during the hot months here in AZ. I also needed something that would make me feel better about not introducing any dust from outside into my studio. And thenÃ?.. I found out about the TrippLite SRCOOL12K and after reading all about it believed I finally had found just what I needed to meet my needs and now that I've finally received it and installed it and my SRCOOL12K has turned out to be just that. It cools really fast and also filters the air to keep all my audio recording gear in my studio from even indoor dust and particles and I am very pleased that I made this purchase and I highly recommend it to others who have the same need and want to keep your expensive electronics cool, clean, and safe. Of course, I shut it off when I'm going to record vocals and audio with my studio microphone because everything has to be quiet, and I cool the room down real good first before I shut it off. But other than that, I run it when I writing and making my music. The SRCOOL12K is a great solution for me and my studio and I'm relieved. :) - CALEB -
Date published: 2013-11-07T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Be Wary of Poor QualityJust after one year warranty expired, several of the blades in the cheaply designed and built light plastic fan broke off, causing it to be out of balance and therefore severely vibrate. Contacted Tripp-Lite to replace the fan and they do NOT sell replacement parts for this! Several on-line reviewers experienced this exact same issue.
Date published: 2017-01-17T00:00:00-05:00

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