Updated 9 Aug 2017

Unovent®

A514 v-line™ 4 x vent kitset

Snapshot: The Unovent® A514 v-line™ 4 x vent kitset is a positive pressure ventilation system with automatic and 3 manual fan speeds. But what size house does it suit?

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Good points

  • Replacement filters (DIY-installed) cheaper-than-average.
  • Washable filter.

But

  • No heater option.
  • No heat transfer option.
  • No summer cooling option.

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
Type
Positive pressure
House or room size (m²)
Up to 600

Prices

Installed price - estimated
$1713.50
Base filter price - DIY
$9
Installed filter cost
n/a

Control panel

Control panel fitted in living space
n/a
Fan speed controls
Auto/manual, 3 speeds
Adjust speed from panel
Controlled at plugin power supply
Adjustable temperature cut outs
high/low
Ceiling or room temperature display
n/a

Features

Heater option
no
Heater option cost
No
Heat transfer option
no
Heat transfer option cost
n/a
Summer cooling option
No
Summer cooling option cost
n/a
Extra outlets, each
362.25
Standard filter grade
G4/EU4
Alternative filters
n/a
Washable filter
Yes
WiFi/App control
Extra options of remote and wireless control

Supplier information

DIY kit sellers
Unovent Limited and others listed on website
Performance warranty (months)
9 months including winter for moisture reduction, other months for ventilation
Warranty (parts and labour)
Lifetime warranty for kitset parts