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In Car Ceramic Heater/Cooler

Code: A75FL

In Car Ceramic Heater/Cooler is rated 2.3 out of 5 by 23.
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  • Instant auxiliary heat
  • Fan and heat dual-control switch
  • Detachable 360° swivel base for directional heating and defrosting
  • Limited stock may be available in some stores. Call us on 0844 557 6000 to check

Product details

In Car Ceramic Heater/Cooler

• Instant auxiliary heat
• Fan and heat dual-control switch
• Detachable 360° swivel base for directional heating and defrosting
• Foldable handle design
• 2m power cord with 15A in-line blade fuse
• Brushless motor for noiseless operation
• DC 12V operation

This Car heater cooler is not a replacement for your own cars heating system. It is a supplement to the existing system and is used to clear ice and frost from your cars windscreen only. For best use do not use for longer than 15 minutes in an hour.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good for the price! Bought before I read the reviews (may not have bothered if I'd read them before) however I'm pleased to say I'm finding it a very effective piece of kit! The blower in my land rover packed up so I got the unit to assist until I get time to sort it out properly. Leave it running from cold for a couple of minutes, come back and the screen is clearing nicely. Quick wipe with a duster and we're off, the screen staying clear. Can't even see how it's badly put together to be honest, it just needs to be treated with the same respect as any other small electrical item. Quiet, effective and a tenner well spent.
Date published: 2014-11-23
Rated 1 out of 5 by from The heater only operates on 1 fan speed (poor power). The device itself is provided with a pull-off tape on the bottom to stick to your dashboard - it does not stick whatsoever. The only other option it gives you is to screw it directly onto your dashboard with two 1" screws provided (who would do this?) When the windscreen is misty or cloudy the device only manages to reveal about a 4" circumference on the window, making visability extremely difficult! For it to have any effect it must be placed, at most, 6" from the window. In terms of heating itself, you would need to keep it running for around 20mins with all windows closed to feel any warming effect or benefit.
Date published: 2011-01-05
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Obviously this heater is going to suffer from the limitations of the current it can draw from the cigarette lighter socket (ie not much) so it doesn't chuck out much heat but you can dramatically improve its performance in relation to de-misting the windshield by cleaning the interior glass and applying a quality anti-fog product. The heater works fine once this has been done though I find that I have to crack the window open a little if the car is fully occupied. At the current discount price it's worth it especially if fixing the car heater costs more than the car is worth (as in my case).
Date published: 2012-12-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Of some use in heating the interior, but much more importantly, it solves the de-icing problems I occasionally encounter because I have a diesel engine and no supplementary heating system. On very cold, damp nights the *inside* of my windscreen has sometimes frozen up. In such weather, if left to idle, it takes my engine almost forever to warm up sufficiently to defrost the windscreen. In contrast, a couple of minutes with this heater device and all the ice is melted!
Date published: 2011-03-10
Rated 2 out of 5 by from This is what you should expect for the money. Cheap construction, but stroung enough not to break instantly etc. The Thick wire does get warm (not hot), so don't bunch or coil it up. Like others have said, mounting this piece of kit in a car is a little impracticle, no one normal would poke holes in their dash board for a cheap lilttle heater like this, and the sticky pad is a mere a token guesture, unless fixing to a flat metal or glass surface with decent stress relief or no weight baring on it etc. Besides there's more pressing issues at hand. Quite a few of these have been returned, (for various reasons I guess), but the repeated issue I had was the switch burning out. It's rated at 125v & 10A I think, but the connectors got warm enough to just start to soften the plastic switch they're housed in, (just enough to allow it to move slightly over time), then I assume the contacts inside start to arc, as a result of the contacts moving apart, causing more heat until it eventually fails. It took only a week to 10 days to go in my cases. Eventually I bypassed the switch and now operate it by plugging it in or unplugging it - simples. Lets see how long it lasts now - 2 weeks so far. On the other hand, it has a good little low noise fan and considering it's merely electric (so poeple shouldn't expect car heater levels of hot air - as that heat is gathered from the hot water circulating your engine), it's not bad. And defintely good enough to keep my fingers from freezing in this current cold snap we're having in Jan'13. So over-all, a below average rating, not because it's useless, but because an avoidable weak link in the design/materials lets it down. Once the switch is taken out the loop, it continues to work OK; takes the edge off the freezing weather & I'm glad I've got it as opposed to not having it when it's this cold. Brrrr.
Date published: 2013-01-23
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Although the power of the heater is pitiful it slowly does the job of clearing condensation off the windscreen. However, after a few weeks the heater packed up and when dismantled I found that the switch had melted (it's a small piece of plastic). I have tried to resurrect it but to no avail.
Date published: 2013-01-17
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Words fail to express how disappointed I am in this demist/heater. A baby's sleeping exhalation is the closest I could describe it. If you look forward to holding it to within a couple of inches to the screen, the square-inch or so of heating element *might* begin to demist a light coating of condensation after perhaps two minutes. For de-icing or car interior warmth forget it. Seriously underpowered, it does at least have a tactile rubbery coating which gets a bit more toasty - so you can wrap your (by now freezing) fingers around it to gain some degree of circulation back - fortifying yourself to getting back out of the car to locate a suitable scraper, or cloth and detergent to do a half-decent job in its place.
Date published: 2012-12-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from An absolute godsend. Great for those cold icy mornings and at a great price too. Defrosts the window easily and quickly and adds warmth to the car for comfort - Excellent customer service too - Would recommend!
Date published: 2010-09-29
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Does it blow cold air?

Asked by: Fred1234
Yes, this would blow cold air if this was set to cooler.
Answered by: James
Date published: 2017-05-26

Will the product run over night on a normal car battery ?
Asked by: Anonymous
No, it is suppose to only run 15 minutes every hour interval.
Answered by: A Tom
Date published: 2017-02-08

Is this battery operated,can i use in bedroom for same amount of time which is allowed?

Asked by: Aasma
No this only works from a car 12v power socket.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-10-21

hi what is the wattage

Asked by: billbo
This is 150 watts.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2016-02-26

Should this product run continuously at the same speed? My fan runs slowly for 30 seconds then clicks and speeds up for about 1 min then clicks and runs slowly again.  Is this normal? ( it is plugged directly into socket of the car

Asked by: Greeb0
This could be a fluctuation in the voltage in the car , it could be an alternator issue with the vehicle.
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2016-01-20

Hi ...what is the output of this  heater

Asked by: Doogs
150 watts.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2015-12-14

Which is the power (W) of the unit?

Asked by: danny
150 watts.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2016-01-09

How many minutes till at it's highest temperature? Thanks

Asked by: MeSoCold
1- 2 mins for full heat.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-01-09
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A75FL In Car Ceramic Heater/Cooler (1+) £19.99

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