Honeywell MN10CES Review

With the temperature on the rise, the Honeywell MN10CES portable air conditioner provides a break from the heat and transforms a room of your home into a comfortable oasis. This portable air conditioner simplifies setup and vents out a window through an exhaust hose and an adapter that fits into the window opening. The portable design is ideal for use in apartments or homes with HOA restrictions that prevent using through-the-window units. Casters on the bottom of this unit makes easy work of moving this air conditioner to another room if used in multiple rooms of a home. This air condition is also equipped with fan and dehumidifier modes for versatile use.

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Features of the Honeywell MN10CES Portable Air Conditioner

Three-in-One Functionality

10,000 BTU portable air conditioner also features fan and dehumidifier settings for flexible use. This unit can accommodate rooms up to 450 square feet. The portable design enables you to enjoy the convenience of an air conditioner without the trouble associated with the semi-permanent installation common to other styles. The included window installation kit allows for quick and easy venting of the unit to the outside. Outfitted with four casters for easy mobility that enables you to move this unit where it is needed or to easily stow it in storage without any heavy lifting.

Cleanses the Air

The built-in filtration system removes dirt, pollen, pet dander and more from the air, so you and your family can breathe easy. The removable air filter is washable and can simply be rinsed for long-term use while also eliminating the expense of routinely replacing filters. Thermal overload protection prevents the motor and condenser from overheating during use for added safety and peace of mind.

Dehumidifier Capability

When used in dehumidifier mode, this unit removes up to 66 pints from the air during a 24-hour period. The auto evaporation system eliminates the need for a bucket when used in rooms with mild humidity. The continuous drain feature is better suited for use in rooms with high humidity. Simply connect a drain hose to the unit and place the end of the hose in a drain to maintain a comfortable space and do away with the hassle of emptying a bucket.

Simple-to-Operate Controls

Front-facing LCD control panel with an LED display clearly indicates the temperature and settings for at a glance convenience. Digital feather-touch controls allow for easy push-button operation and adjustment of the settings. Control the temperature and mode from across the room, using the included remote. The remote also features a digital display for simplified use. Program when this unit turns on and off using the 24-hour timer, which enables you to come home to a cool living space or ensure your pets are comfortable when you are not home.

Quiet Operation

Enjoy the comfort of a portable air conditioner without the noise and disruption thanks to dual motor technology. The noise level varies based on the settings selected, but at its loudest this unit should crank out up to 54 decibels, allowing you to carry on conversations without yelling and ensuring you do not need to turn up the television volume while staying cool.


  • Sleek design
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    Three fan speeds for customized comfort
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    Digital controls and included remote
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    Washable air filter
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    24-hour on/off timer


  • Expandable 12- to 47-inch exhaust hose limits placement options
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    Quiet design still generates noise that may be considered disruptive
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    The Auto Evaporation setting is not viable in some circumstances

Feature Highlights

  • Front-facing feather-touch control panel
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    10,000 BTU for powerful performance
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    3-in-1 portable functionality works as an air conditioner, fan and dehumidifier
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    Can remove up to 66 pints over the course of 24 hours when used as a dehumidifier

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Is the window vent kit compatible with casement windows? 

A. No, the included window kit is compatible with double-hung windows. The venting bracket is adjustable and compatible with windows measuring 19.9 inches to 47.25 inches.

Q. Is an exhaust hose included?

A. Yes, an exhaust hose, measuring 4 inches in diameter is included. The expandable design allows the exhaust hose to be customized from 12 inches up to 47 inches to best fit the space.

Q. Is this air conditioner quiet?

A. The quiet operation design reduces the noise created while the air conditioner is in use, but it does not eliminate operational sounds.

Final Verdict

The Honeywell MN10CES portable air conditioner is a good all-around unit that can also be used as a fan or a dehumidifier. Simple to operate controls, an included remote and washable filter, as well as thermal overload protection make this unit easy to use and a safe addition to your home. This air conditioner can cool rooms up to 450 square feet, making it a good fit for most living rooms or large bedrooms.

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