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Frigidaire 5,000 BTU Window-Mounted Room Air Conditioner

Model # FFRE053WAE

 4.3 out of 5 (53 Reviews)*

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Features:

  • ENERGY STAR® Certified
  • SpaceWise® Adjustable Design Optional Side Panels
  • Power Cord: Comes with an extra long three-prong cord - makes extension cords unnecessary.
  • Programmable 24-Hour On/Off Timer
  • Effortless™ Temperature Control
  • Remote Control: Allows you to precisely control the temperature and fan speed from across the room.
  • Easy-to-Clean Washable Filter
  • Effortless™ Restart
  • Clean Filter Alert
  • Ready-Select® Controls: Easily select options with the touch of a button.
Dimensions and Volume
Height 12 1/16"
Width 16"
Depth 13 3/16"
Window Height Minimum 13"
Window Width Maximum 36"
Window Width Minimum 23"
Functions
24-Hour On/Off Timer Yes
Auto Fan Yes
Clean Air Ionizer No
Energy Saver Yes
Low Voltage Start-up Yes
Sleep Mode No
Performance
Cool Area 150 sq.
BTU (Cool) 5,000 BTU
Combined Energy Efficiency Ratio 12.1
Dehumidification - Pints per Hour 1.1
General Specifications
Product Weight 48.45 lbs
Prop 65 Label Yes
Refrigerant Type R-32
Warranty - Labor 1 Year
Warranty - Parts 1 Year
AC
Air CFM (Low) 115 CFM
Air CFM (High) 140 CFM
Air Direction Control Swing Louver
Fan Speeds - Cool 2
Filter Type Easy-to-Clean Washable Filter
Fresh Air No
Motor RPM (Low) 1,300 RPM
Motor RPM (High) 1,570 RPM
Noise Level dBA (Low) 50 dBA
Noise Level dBA (High) 56 dBA
Cabinet Louvers Yes
Exhaust Vent No
Filter Access Yes
Filter Check Indicator Yes
Rear Grill No
Slide-Out Chassis No
Window Mounting Kit Yes
Controls
Control Type Electronic
Remote Control Yes
Electrical Specifications
Plug Type LCDI 515P
Voltage Rating 115 V
Safety Certifications and Approvals
CSA Listed No
UL Listed Yes
ETL Listed No
ENERGY STAR Certified Yes

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4.3

out of 5 (53 Reviews)

84% of reviewers recommend this product.

Very good product

Submitted by Jacob99 - 7/16/2021

Very good and sleek design, doesn't make the room bulky, cools good and not too loud
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Yes, I recommend this product

Alright

Submitted by Nikii - 7/13/2021

AC cools not like my old one. It is very loud but you'll get use to it.
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No, I do not recommend this product

Great features

Submitted by Daiseymom - 7/11/2021

I am very pleased with this air conditioner. It it easy to use/ program and change. It has many setting options. Really happy with the remote. The various functions are well labeled. A best feature is that it runs quietly.
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Yes, I recommend this product

Small and Effective!

Submitted by STL530 - 7/10/2021

I bought this model to cool my office, which is 9' X 14" and on the top floor of our house. It cools off the space in minutes running at the lowest fan speed. The remote control is easy to use and displays the room temperature, which is a great and helpful feature. The noise level is average and fine for me. What I like the most is how compact and lightweight this unit is. It's also attractive. I'm very happy with my purchase.
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Yes, I recommend this product

Cold ac

Submitted by Summit521 - 7/6/2021

Very pleased with performance., what are we doing easy installation and very quiet
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Yes, I recommend this product

Love it!

Submitted by The Hulk - 7/5/2021

Kicks out cool air; BTU is on steroids!! Love it so much!!
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Yes, I recommend this product

Love the compact size.

Submitted by Semicool - 7/5/2021

Love the compact size. This is a great little air conditioner for a small space. I don™€™t recommend it for anything larger than a very small room. Has great features. We just got our second one warrantee replacement. The first one quit producing cold air after 11 months. Frigidaire was excellent and taking care of this and had a replacement on our doorstep within a week. I bought the extended warranty this time.
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Yes, I recommend this product

Great features eco mode,remote!

Submitted by John 350 - 7/1/2021

Our central air unit crashed and it was a great purchase to cool our room for sleep.
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Yes, I recommend this product

The little big chill

Submitted by Cool_chris - 6/29/2021

Bought this during a heatwave and man did it manage to cut the heat. Does an amazing job of lowering humidity. I love that it is automatic I just turn it on set it to my desired level and it turns on and off to save me $money$!
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Yes, I recommend this product

The feature I needed

Submitted by Doer - 6/28/2021

Chose this brand over other brands because I already have a Frigidaire Refrigerator and a larger (25,000 btu) Frigidaire A/C unit. My new air conditioner (5,000 btu) has the auto shut off device that my other brand named unit did not have. This unit is quiet and cools the room and hallway. Very pleased.
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Yes, I recommend this product

Great features!

Submitted by DS21 - 6/26/2021

So glad to find an air conditioner with remote control. The filter change reminder is a big plus. It cools the room fairly quickly. Disappointed it wasn't as quiet as I hoped it would be.
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Yes, I recommend this product

Very Efficient and Cold

Submitted by dse105 - 6/25/2021

I purchased this model based on the high efficiency rating and "eco" mode. The remote control makes it very easy to adjust. I have this mounted in a window in a 160 SQFT insulated, workshop/shed and keeps it quite cold and bearable in the Texas summer heat.
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Yes, I recommend this product

Perfect for a studio Apt

Submitted by Betis - 6/24/2021

I bought it and love it. Very quiet and energy efficient too. our studio apt is about 160 sq ft and it keeps it cool nicely with the thermostat. Perfect fit for our needs
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Yes, I recommend this product

Perfect for Small Rooms!

Submitted by Lks61 - 6/23/2021

I am completely happy with this air conditioner. What I love best is the temperature sensing remote. With other air conditioners, the thermostat is in the air conditioner itself so when the air near the unit reaches the programmed temperature, it turns off but across the room, it may be up to 10 degrees warmer. With the temperature sensing remote feature activated, you place the remote across the room and the unit continues to cool until the programmed temperature is reached at the remote. The unit is relatively quiet although it gets louder with each fan speed. It has a timer feature and sleep mode as well. The price was inexpensive too! It has all the bells and whistles of a larger more expensive unit. I am very impressed with all the features and pleased with how well and quickly this air conditioner cools the entire room and in Texas during the summer, that™€™s saying a lot!
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Yes, I recommend this product

Works great

Submitted by Nick1939 - 6/21/2021

Consistently cools and does not OVER cool the room which was important to me
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Yes, I recommend this product

Robin

Submitted by Rlo1 - 6/20/2021

Works well. Like dry mode. Not too noisy. Great size.
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Yes, I recommend this product

Works well

Submitted by user 27 - 6/19/2021

The Eco mode (which automatically activates when the machine is turned on) doesn't seem capable of cooling my little 100 square foot bedroom to 74 when it's 90 and humid out. Once I switched over to the straight "cool" mode, it was no problem though. It's a compact, easy to use machine and I like the remote (though it thinks it is 2 degrees warmer than my thermostat does). No issues with installation/assembly. It's somewhat loud but doesn't bother me as I have it on when sleeping. So far so good!
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Yes, I recommend this product

Cools fast

Submitted by East10 - 6/8/2021

Small and lightweight. Cools very quickly.A little bit loud, even on the lowest setting.
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Yes, I recommend this product

Perfect for my needs

Submitted by etaurisani - 6/7/2021

Needed a good quality air conditioner for a small room. Works perfectly.
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Yes, I recommend this product

Horrible remote

Submitted by Mr Whiteshies - 6/6/2021

I'm an 82 year old Navy Vet.When. I'm lying in bed I have no way of knowing what's is going on when I use the remote. I must get out of bed to see what the A/C is set on.
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No, I do not recommend this product

Seems to work well so far

Submitted by Paul 530 - 6/6/2021

My son got it with part of a ductless system he purchased. He didn™€™t need it so he gave it to us. Perfect for bedroom.
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Yes, I recommend this product

Small but does the job

Submitted by Weco 81 - 6/4/2021

I bought this a few weeks ago and so far it seems adequate for our bedroom. Hot weather is just now arriving.Time will tellHow well it keeps us cool.
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Yes, I recommend this product

window unit A/C

Submitted by Skye19 - 5/29/2021

Bought because my older unit was, indeed, older. It is "permanently" installed in the bedroom window as I no longer can lift it in and out seasonally. Works fine, I like how it cycles on and off reacting to the set temperature, BUT is uncomfortably noisy. Even if not in a bedroom, the noise is almost too much. No solution.
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No, I do not recommend this product

Frigidaire remains the best value.

Submitted by Josephrgreco - 5/23/2021

Bought this unit to replace one that was about five years old, and its working very well after one months use. Just the right amount of BTU's for my bedroom, which is about 300 square feet. Unit runs fairly quiet and remote works well.
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Yes, I recommend this product

Works good

Submitted by MSR42 - 5/7/2021

It was easy to install and cools well. The sound of the airflow is a little loud even on the low fan setting.
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Yes, I recommend this product

lasted about 6 months and had to be replaced.

Submitted by sandi 58 - 4/12/2021

i bought this 6 months ago the fan gave out and i had to get a replacement . The service rep was very helpful
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No, I do not recommend this product

id like to give this more but.....

Submitted by im_mad_about_this - 4/5/2021

i cant stinkin use it yet! they dont post the start up wattage anywhere. im tearing my hair out trying to find it! cant use the ac because i dont know what size inverter to buy inorder to run it! THIS IS THE SMALLEST AC UNIT any body trying to run ac off an inverter or generator NEEEDS TO KNOW THE START UP VOLTAGE!!!!! THEY BUY THIS UNIT BECAUSE ITS ADVERTIZED LOW STARTUP WATTAGE!!!!!!!! cant use it yet im still looking. cant buy an over sized inverted just in case because then it will be very inefficeint!please help! whats the dang start up voltage! why dont you list it in the user manual for crimminy sakes?!?!?!
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No, I do not recommend this product

Nice but can be destructive

Submitted by The Nina - 3/15/2021

I purchased it last spring and everything was going great until the hard summer rains. When the hard rains come, water pours from under the window frame. I remove the unit from the window and during hard rains no water comes from under the window frame. What is truly frustrating is this seems to be a common problem and Frigidaire has not tried to address this issue. I'm a loyal customer. My other 2 units are also Frigidaire.
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No, I do not recommend this product

WORKS GREAT

Submitted by DEDWARD - 11/24/2020

OPERATES AS ADVERTISED, KEEPS THE ROOM AT CONSTANT COOL TEMPERATURE AND IS VERY QUIET
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Yes, I recommend this product

It works

Submitted by Rowbear - 10/25/2020

I have a gaming computer and monitor and a big screen TV that were generating a lot of heat in my bedroom, now My room stays cool and it helps me sleep, I like the remote that tells me the room temperature.My room temerature went from 86F degrees down to 72F degrees, can't ask for more.
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Yes, I recommend this product

Little Powerhouse

Submitted by LNinJersey - 10/20/2020

There's a lot of cooling and dehumidifying power in this product despite its low BTU. That's why our other 5 window units are also Frigidaires--performance and reliability. They're a little on the louder side but it doesn't bother us and seems not to bother guests. This model is the smallest, lightest one we've had yet and very energy efficient.
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Yes, I recommend this product

Great design

Submitted by Maggie32 - 10/13/2020

Bought this for a side porch we closed. Works very well to cool the room. We love the remote control feature and the sleek design.
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Yes, I recommend this product

perfect fit

Submitted by spud44 - 10/5/2020

this unit arrived as promised and i had it installed and running in an hour . it perfectly fit the window and is making a big difference in the room where it is installed . thanks Frigidaire .
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Yes, I recommend this product

Works perfectly for my application!!

Submitted by James3944 - 9/16/2020

Only had this installed a short time but love it!!!
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Yes, I recommend this product

Great cooling capability

Submitted by mayerobk - 9/16/2020

I bought this after having 4 different window units and this one is by far the best and I thought very reasonable. It cools my back porch closed in room that is surrounded by windows perfectly in order for that room not to heat up the rest of the house! The only negative i would say is it is a little loud.
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Yes, I recommend this product

She does the job

Submitted by haleyeliz - 9/5/2020

I bought this unit almost two months ago. The remote and eco feature is nice, the AC gets the job done, the only real issue is the noise. My unit was installed correctly, but the fan is loud enough that I need to turn off the unit when I™€™m on web conference calls while working from home (my coworkers described it as a plane or train taking off in my apartment). Aside from that, it™€™s great.
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Yes, I recommend this product

More than I expected

Submitted by ineluctable - 9/1/2020

Much quieter than I thought it would be from other reviews. Does a great job on a very large bedroom.. I will buy another.
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Yes, I recommend this product

Nice little AC

Submitted by kiprice75 - 8/30/2020

We needed something to help the central air during the dog days of summer on the second floor. Our teenage kids bedrooms were staying hot throughout the evening so we got one of these to cool it. The room is about 12x14 and the AC does an outstanding job of cooling this sized area. Knowing the importance of buying the correct size for the space helps too. It would not cool a floor in a home or a great room as it is far too small. But for a smaller room it can't be beat! Impressive work Frigidaire and if we ever need another I know that your appliances have again become top notch.
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Yes, I recommend this product

AC

Submitted by marusha - 8/30/2020

Installed a month, so far so good, but it is louder than advertised
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Yes, I recommend this product

Wattage used is much higher than spec.

Submitted by David12356789 - 8/25/2020

After researching for the lowest wattage 5000 BTU window air conditioner, I bought this one. Actual testing when I received it shows that uses 475 Watts instead of the 410 listed on the company's website. This is for an off-grid situation and every what is important since I'll be living off battery power. Phone calls into customer service was a complete waste of time as the customer service agents don't have anything in their standard Playbook to deal with my questions. On one phone call to customer service the agent claimed they would take my question up with the engineers and get back to me but it's been 3 weeks and no return phone call. So I called again and the second agent told me that what the first agent told me is not even possible so the first agent was just shining me on. Not happy
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No, I do not recommend this product

good cooler for the room

Submitted by h2ofaull - 8/24/2020

it has been very hot here and it is wonderful to stay cool
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Yes, I recommend this product

Well designed

Submitted by Sandan - 8/13/2020

I purchased this unit, because my last one failed to cool.After reviewing and comparing this Model to others, I found Frigidaire had the best features and was a great value for the money. I have been using this for the past month and I'm more then satisfiedI've already made plans to replace my older unit with the same model .Great product excellent design easy to use.
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Yes, I recommend this product

Just what we needed

Submitted by Schlau - 8/11/2020

I bought this a month ago and we've been able to sleep much more comfortably at night! It's the perfect size for our small room with an unusually wide window - something that was hard to find an AC window kit that would be wide enough!
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Yes, I recommend this product

Great and Reliable Product

Submitted by ayi257 - 8/11/2020

I bough this a month ago and it has been a great purchase. It cools the room as expected. My master room in NYC cools from 89-74 in about 4-5 hrs. The remote control tells you the temp in the room (plus or minus 3-5 degrees). When the room temp is close to the temp set on the AC, it auto shuts off for 10 minutes and will start again if the room gets hotter. Its also energy star product. It's not too loud. It's a good size and weight. Came with easy setup directions. I've bought another one for my room upstairs.
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Yes, I recommend this product

Gets the job done

Submitted by Lady57 - 8/10/2020

Bought this for a small bedroom and it does the job. It has adjustable louvers so I can direct the airflow from side to side (not up and down though). I like the 'sleep' feature that will keep it at set temp for a period of time, and then allow the temp to go up a few degrees while I sleep. Having a remote control is a nice feature too. And so glad it is Energy Star.
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Yes, I recommend this product

Efficient and quiet.

Submitted by JerzAC - 8/4/2020

I've had this for a month now, running about 18 hours a day, and it still works great, is nice and quiet, and the timer and remote are super convenient. Great deal for the price.
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Yes, I recommend this product

Good air conditioning

Submitted by Chyna1990 - 8/3/2020

It was my first time buying one in it was easy to put together and also put in my window
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Yes, I recommend this product

Best air conditioner on the market!

Submitted by Cathedral - 7/31/2020

Extremely good air conditioner, very quite and easy to use.
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Yes, I recommend this product

Fast-cooling and low-profile

Submitted by NYC_20 - 7/29/2020

This AC unit is perfect for my small bedroom and cools the entire room quickly. Also very quiet. Highly recommended!
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Yes, I recommend this product

Excellent cooling capacity and efficiency

Submitted by sborman - 7/23/2020

I installed my new Frigidaire FFRE053WAE in a bathroom. It does a great job cooling the room and an adjacent dressing area. I like the fact that you can direct its output upwards so it does not blow directly on you. I also like the Eco function because it allows the air conditioner to rest between cooling cycles. The unit is a highly efficient Energy Star model that uses only a modest amount of power. I installed the air conditioner through the wall, which was quite challenging to do properly, as it is not designed as a through-wall unit, and there are no instructions for installing it that way. But I'm very happy with the final result, and it is very secure. In my opinion, Frigidaire should develop a through-wall air conditioner and sleeve of this same cooling capacity (5,000 BTU), a type of product that does not currently exist, as far as I know. Frigidaire should reduce the width of such a through-wall unit from the current 16-1/2 inches (for the FFRE053WAE or FFRE053WA1, without sleeve) to a total of 14 inches (with sleeve) so it would fit in a standard wall-stud space. Such a product would be unique in the market and might sell extremely well to people who need to air condition a small room and don't wish to sacrifice a window to do so.
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Yes, I recommend this product

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