SUBMITTAL DATA: PLA-A18BA4
P-SERIES
18,000 BTU/H CEILING CASSETTE INDOOR UNIT FOR MXZ MULTI-ZONE HEAT-PUMP SYSTEMS
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Indoor Unit: PLA-A18BA4
GENERAL FEATURES
• Compact side-discharge outdoor unit
• Quiet operation—indoor and outdoor units
• Built-in drain lift mechanism for condensate removal; lifts to 33-7/16"
• Wide air flow pattern for better air distribution
• Auto wave airflow in heating mode—unit independently cycles
through horizontal and vertical positions for more even heat
distribution
• Independent vane adjustment
• Automatic fan speed control
• Limited warranty: five years parts and seven years compressors
OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES
Indoor Unit
□□ Condensate Pump (BlueDiamond X87-711/721; 115/230V)
□□ Condensate Pump (Sauermann SI30-115/230; 115/230V)
□□ i-see Sensor Corner Panel (PAC-SA1ME)
□□ Multi-function Casement (PAC-SH53TM)
□□ Air Outlet Shutter Plates (PAC-SH51SP)
□□ High-efficiency [MERV 10] Filter (PAC-SH59KF; req. PAC-SH53TM)
Controller Options
□□ Wireless Wall-mounted Remote Controller Kit (MHK1)**
□□ Portable Central Controller (MCCH1)**
□□ Outdoor Air Sensor (MOS1)**
□□ Wired Wall-mounted Controller (PAR-31MAA)**
□□ Simple MA Remote Controller (PAC-YT53CRAU)**
**See Submittal for information on each option.
□□ M-NET Adapter (PAC-SF83MA)
□□ CN51 Connector for Multiple Remote Controller Adapters/Duct
Fan Controller (PAC-725AD)
□□ CN32 Connector for Remote On/Off (PAC-715AD)
□□ Remote Temperature Sensor (PAC-SE41TS)
□□ Remote Operation Adapter - Display and On/Off (PAC-SF40RM)
□□ Hand-held Wireless Remote Controller
(PAR-FL32MA; req. PAR-SA9FA-E)
□□ Wireless Signal Receiver Module (PAR-SA9FA-E)
□□ Lockdown Bracket for Hand-held Controller (RCMKP1CB)
□□ Control/Service Tool (PAC-SK52ST)
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
© 2014 Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc.
SPECIFICATIONS
Cooling Capacity* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18,000 Btu/h
Heating Capacity at 47°F* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19,000 Btu/h
* Rating Conditions per AHRI Standard
Cooling | Indoor: 80º F (27º C) DB / 67º F (19º C) WB
Cooling | Outdoor: 95º F (35º C) DB / 75º F (24º C) WB
Heating at 47ºF | Indoor: 70º F (21º C) DB / 60º F (16º C) WB
Heating at 47ºF | Outdoor: 47º F (8º C) DB / 43º F (6º C) WB
(For data on specific indoor units [all ducted, all non-ducted,
and both ducted and non-ducted] combinations, see the MXZ
Technical and Service Manual.)
Electrical Requirements
Power Supply . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 208 / 230V, 1-Phase, 60 Hz
MCA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 A
Voltage
Indoor - Outdoor S1-S2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . AC 208 / 230V
Indoor - Outdoor S2-S3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DC ±24V
Fan Motor (ECM). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.51 F.L.A
Airflow (Lo - M1 - M2 - Hi ) . . . . . . . . . . . . .420 - 490 - 570 - 640 Dry CFM
390 - 460 - 530 - 600 Wet CFM
Sound Level (Lo - M1 - M2 - Hi ) . . . . . . . . . . 28 - 29 - 31 - 32 dB(A)
DIMENSIONS
W
D
H
UNIT INCHES / MM
33-1/16 / 840
33-1/16 / 840
10-3/16 / 258
PANEL INCHES / MM
37-3/8 / 950
37-3/8 / 950
1-3/8 / 35
Weight (Unit/Grille)
lbs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 / 13
kg. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 / 6
External Finish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Munsell No. 6.4Y 8.8 / 0.4
Field Drainpipe Size O.D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1/4" / 32 mm
Refrigerant Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . R410A
Refrigerant Pipe Size O.D.
Gas Side . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1/2" / 12.7 mm
Liquid Side . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1/4" / 6.35 mm
Connection Method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Flared
DIMENSIONS: PLA-A18BA4
25/32 to 1-25/32(20~45)
(ø 175) ø 6-7/8
Burring hole pitch
13-25/32
* 6-9/16 (167)
* 6-3/32 (155)
14-ø 1/8 (14-ø 2.8)
(350)
Burring hole
(ø 150)
to 1-25/32
(20~45)
Detail drawing of ventilation air intake connection
(
Connected the attached
flexible pipe or socket.
)
Burring hole
3-ø 1/8(3-ø 2.8)
120˚
( 158)
*B
Burring hole pitch
ø 4-29/32(ø 125)
120˚
Keep 25/64(10)to 19/32(15)
between unit ceiling
and ceiling slab.
Cut out hole
ø 3-15/16(ø 100)
(35)
Ceiling
Air intake hole
In case of standard grille
In case of wireless remote controller
Drain lift mechanism clean
hole and Drain emergency
drainage hole
Emergency operation switch<Cooling>
Emergency operation
switch<Heating>
Auto vane
(Air outlet)
23-1/2 (597)
Air intake hole
Air outlet hole
3-15/16 (100)
5-1/8 (130)
25/32 to
Ceiling hole
(7.5)
25/32
A
(190)
11/16 0
23-1/2 (597)
M
19-11/16 (500)
Branch duct
hole
* *
Ceiling
Grille
M
37-3/8 (950)
Cut out hole
(17+5
0)
(50~70)
Suspension bolt
lower edge
1-15/16~2-3/4
(140)
* 5-1/2
(170)
* 6-11/16
2
+3/16
14-27/32
* 6-9/64 (156)
11-3/16
* 7-15/32
(377)
(284)
2-3/8
Drainpipe connected to
1-1/4 in. O.D. PVC tube
* 4-1/8 (105)
(60)
1
3-17/32 (90)
Cut out hole
(160)
33-1/16 (840)
3-15/16 (100)
3-15/16 (100)
3-17/32 (90)
ø 5-29/32
6-5/16
7-3/8
(187.5)
Suspension bolt
M10 or 3/8
Detail connecting of branch duct (nominal 6"
round or nominal 4 x 14" rectangular)
(7.5)
C
D
(5/16)
3-17/32 (90)
For wiring replacement kit
terminal block
24-13/32 (620)
15/16 (24)
6-5/16 (160)
Suspension bolt pitch
+35
23-13/16 -3/16
+1-3/8 (605 -5 )
Indoor unit/Outdoor unit
connecting terminal block
Branch duct hole
5-29/32(150)
33-1/16(840)
For MA-Remote controller
terminal block
33-27/32 to 35-13/16 (860~910)
(5/16)
(160)
1-3/8
6-5/16
1-25/32
(20~45)
31-7/8(810)
Suspension bolt pitch
(160)
6-5/16
Ventilation air
intake hole
6-7/32
Ceiling hole
33-27/32 to 35-13/16(860~910)
25/32 to 1-25/32(20~45)
Receiver
DEFROST/STAND BY lamp
Operation lamp
(83)
M
M
(36)
Vane motor
1-27/64
3-17/64
Air intake grille
19-11/16 (500)
Corner pocket
Air outlet hole
37-3/8 (950)
1-27/64
3-17/64
(83)
(36)
Indoor unit
Ceiling
Grille
Min.94-1/2(2400)
from floor
Min.19-11/16(500)
Entire
periphery
Floor
Note1. Use 1-1/4 in. O.D. (32) PVC TUBE.
Drain lift mechanism is included.
2. Suspension bolt, use M10 or W3/8.
(Field supplied)
3. Electrical box may be removed for service purposes.
Make sure to slack the electrical wire little bit for
control/power wires connection.
4. The height of the indoor unit is adjustable with the grille
attached.
5. For the installation of the optional high efficiency filter,
the optional multi-functional casement is required.
1) Add 5-5/16 (135mm) to the dimensions marked with an * in the figures
2) The optional high efficiency filter required optional
multi-functional casement.
6. When installing the branch ducts, be sure to insulate adequately.
Otherwise condensation may occur.
7. As for necessary installation/service space, please refer to the
bottom left figure.
Models
1
2
A
B
C
D
PLA-A12BA4 Refrigerant pipe
PLA-A18BA4 ····ø 6.35mm
Refrigerant pipe
····ø 12.7mm
Flared connection Flared connection 9-1/2 10-3/16 3-5/32 2-29/32
····1/2
····1/4
(241) (258) (80) (74)
PLA-A24BA4
PLA-A30BA4
PLA-A36BA4
PLA-A42BA4
Refrigerant pipe
····ø 9.52mm
Flared connection
····3/8
Refrigerant pipe
····ø 15.88mm
Flared connection
11-1/16 11-3/4 3-11/32 3-1/32
····5/8
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FORM# PLA-A18BA4 FOR MXZ MULTI-ZONE SYSTEMS - 201411
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
© 2014 Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc.