Updated 9 Aug 2017

moistureMASTER

MK6150ETLCD

Snapshot: The moistureMASTER MK6150ETLCD is a positive pressure ventilation system with automatic and 3 manual fan speeds. But what size house does it suit?

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Test results

Brand reliability
?/10
Brand satisfaction
?/10
Overall score
69

Good points

  • High level of user satisfaction with this brand. * Has heater option, though it costs an extra $$765 to $985.
  • Has heat transfer option, though it costs an extra $895.
  • Has summer cooling option, though it costs an extra $1090.

But

  • Brand reliability below-average. * Replacement filters (DIY-installed) more expensive than average.
  • Replacement filters (including professional installation) more expensive than average.
  • Filter not washable.

Our assessment

We use specifications supplied by the manufacturer plus reliability and satisfaction data from our 2017 reliability survey to assess each system. Note: only DVS, HRV, SmartVent and MoistureMASTER had enough respondents for us to comment on their brand reliability and user satisfaction.

Specifications

Model

Origin
NZ/Germany
Type
Positive pressure
House or room size (m²)
Up to 150

Prices

Installed price - estimated
$1990
Base filter price - DIY
$50
Installed filter cost
$95

Control panel

Control panel fitted in living space
Yes
Fan speed controls
Auto/manual, 3 speeds
Adjust speed from panel
Yes
Adjustable temperature cut outs
high/low
Ceiling or room temperature display
room / ceiling

Features

Heater option
no
Heater option cost
$765 to $985
Heat transfer option
yes
Heat transfer option cost
$895
Summer cooling option
Yes
Summer cooling option cost
$1090
Extra outlets, each
$240-$360
Standard filter grade
G4/EU4
Alternative filters
F6 - $69, F9 - $85, electronic - $295
Washable filter
No
WiFi/App control
No

Supplier information

DIY kit sellers
Condensation Control Ltd
Performance warranty (months)
2 winter months
Warranty (parts and labour)
5 years