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Lasko 751320 Ceramic Tower Heater with Remote

*Est. $45
Reviewed
November 2012
by ConsumerSearch
The Lasko 751320 Ceramic Tower Heater

Pros
  • Heats evenly
  • Quiet
  • Includes a remote control
Cons
  • Thermostat only has 5-degree increments
  • Not good for larger spaces
  • Makes clicking and beeping noises when being set or adjusting temperature

Bottom line

The Lasko 751320 Ceramic Tower Heater is a compact oscillating ceramic heater with a built-in fan and remote control. Owners say this model is very quiet and does a great job heating small rooms, but opinions are divided on whether it's effective in larger areas. Overall, this heater receives a good amount of positive feedback from owners who praise its space-saving design and overall reliability; however, it lacks support from professional testing.

Performance

A reliable heater for small spaces. The Lasko Ceramic Tower Heater with Remote 751320 is an effective heater for small rooms. Owners say it heats a room in about 30 minutes, and thanks to its oscillation feature, it heats evenly. Some owners disagree, finding that it's not as effective for rooms larger than a bedroom or office. We also read a handful of reports regarding early breakdowns and dead-on-arrival units, but this model receives fewer complaints of this nature than other space heaters.

Ease of use

Convenience features are less than helpful. While the Lasko 751320 seems to have a variety of convenience features, it's unclear how helpful they really are. Owners love that the unit has a thermostat, but many gripe that it can be set only in 5-degree increments. It also beeps when reset. Based on reviews, the remote control and timer appear to work well, though the seven-hour timer doesn't add as much flexibility as other heaters with this feature.

Safety

No specific safety concerns. Lasko doesn't list the specifics of the safety features for this unit, nor do owners. There are no reports of the heater becoming too hot to touch -- a problem with some other models. But some owners do find that the cord can get hot to the touch, which concerns them.

Noise

Inconsistent noises may be disruptive. The Lasko 751320 is very quiet when running, according to owners. However, when the unit is being set, it makes a beep with each temperature change. It also clicks when the thermostat automatically adjusts to maintain room temperature. Owners point out that these noises may be far more disruptive than a heater with a consistent hum, especially for light sleepers.

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Our Sources

1. Amazon.com

Review credibility: Good More than 320 owners weigh in on the Lasko 751320 Ceramic Tower Heater at Amazon.com, where it receives an overall 4 out of 5 stars. A number of users find the thermostat, which can only be adjusted in five-degree increments, frustrating, but most report that they are very satisfied with this heater. There are some reports of safety concerns pertaining to the cord; owners say the cord can get very hot to the touch. One user says that while the heater may operate quietly, it makes beeping sounds while being set and clicks when the thermostat automatically adjusts heat output.

Review: Lasko 751320 Ceramic Tower Heater with Remote Control, Contributors to Amazon.com, As of November 2012

2. Buzzillions.com

Review credibility: Good At Buzzillions.com, reviews for the Lasko Ceramic Tower Heater with Remote are compiled from sources like HomeDepot.com, Sears.com, Drugstore.com and several other retailers. The Lasko 751320 earns about 70 reviews total, and averages 4.6 stars out of 5. Reviews are generally brief and lack detail, but most users say it is quiet and effective for a small room.

Review: Lasko Oscillating Ceramic Tower Heater with Remote Control (Model #751320), Lasko Oscillating Ceramic Tower Heater with Remote Control (Model #751320), As of November 2012

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