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Lasko Remote Control Ceramic 1500-Watt Tower Heater with Digital Display

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Lasko Remote Control Ceramic 1500-Watt Tower Heater with Digital Display

The Lasko Remote Control Ceramic 1500-Watt Tower Heater with Digital Display features elongated ceramic heating element that extend your comfort zone. A multi-function remote control is included (batteries not included).
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Questions & Answers for Lasko Lasko Remote Control Ceramic 1500-Watt Tower Heater with Digital Display

Question

Is this safe to leave on all day, unattended?

We are interested in getting this heater in our third story bedroom. There is no heat source for the bedroom so any heating system we purchase would need to be running all day to keep the room warm as it is difficult to reheat a room that has cooled down considerably. Any help is appreciated!
asked 2 years, 5 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
 - KC, MO
on Lasko Remote Control Ceramic 1500-Watt Tower Heater with Digital Display
8 answers
Answers
answer 1
While there is no heating element, I still wouldn't leave it unattended even on a low setting. I would treat it as an electric stove. It wouldn't be a good idea to leave a hot stove unattended.
answered 2 years ago
By
L80nRed
 - Tampa
answer 2
well obviously not safe to be gone cuz
i mean it is a heater and fire safety comes first. but u can set a timer and a temperature u desire... it warms up the room pretty quick so you can turn it on when u are home. i leave it on pretty much all day when i am home and it works just fine :)
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
smartandsavvyshopper85
answer 3
it will shut off after 8 hours! It is fine to let it run if you are not home. Just make sure it is not too close to anything!
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
nannygarbonzo
 - CA
answer 4
I leave it on all night while I sleep so I would say yes but leaving any heat source unattended.
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
barsa527
 - South Georgia
answer 5
I would not leave it unattended. This is a space heater and should never be left to run if you are leaving your home. If you're at home and can keep a check on it, I don't anticipate any problem - but I'm not a professional and I can only offer advice based on what I think.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
mkfisher
 - Tennessee
answer 6
You really should not leave things like this on period, but it will raise the temp surprisingly fast after you turn it on. I was pleasantly surprised.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
Kavoom
 - Helena, MT
answer 7
I would be comfortable leaving it unattended, as long as you are home and somewhere in the house while it is running. I would never leave the house with it running due to potential hazards that exist with any space heater.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
SpendtotheEnd
answer 8
I would have to say yes! Because it will automatically shut-off if it gets too hot. It also has an 8 hour timer that you can set to shut it off at your desired time. Just keep the back vents and front grille clean by vacuuming them on a regular basis, especially if you have pets. And you should be fine.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
By
BillPA
 - Pittsburgh, PA
Question

How noisy is this unit?

asked 2 years, 5 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Lasko Remote Control Ceramic 1500-Watt Tower Heater with Digital Display
10 answers
Answers
answer 1
Very quiet.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
michaelromance
answer 2
Mine makes about the same level of noise as a floor fan if not less.
answered 2 years ago
By
L80nRed
 - Tampa
answer 3
The noise level on this unit is very low. I use it in my work space and barely notice that it is on. I also use it in my room and have no issues falling asleep with the machine running all night.
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
MsDallas
 - Dallas Tx
answer 4
not very loud. I sleep with a small fan and it is quieter than that!
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
nannygarbonzo
 - CA
answer 5
I can hear it, but I don't find it to be noisy at all. It won't keep you awake at night, if that is a concern. I find it kind of soothing, myself. You will hear clicking when the thermostat reaches it's setting. Some people find the clicking annoying, but it doesn't bother me.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
mkfisher
 - Tennessee
answer 6
Yes it is quiet. Quiet enough that I don't need to turn up the tv volume when it is on.
Video Answer:
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6 Feet Directly Infront of the Heater
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
RooTBeeRthe1st
 - New York
answer 7
It is so quiet that it does not wake me or my cat up when the auto energy saver cycles on and off when maintaining the room temp you have set. It's quiet while running. Probably quietiest heater I have ever had !
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
twosmartshopper
 - Atlanta, GA
answer 8
It is very quiet. With the TV on you hardly hear it.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
Kavoom
 - Helena, MT
answer 9
This heater is fairly quiet. It beeps when you change modes or adjust the programming settings, but aside from that, it's not noisy.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
SpendtotheEnd
answer 10
It's not noisy at all. I would compare it to a desent quality portable fan on about medium speed, when the heater is on high. And a little quiter than a fan on low speed, when the heater is on low.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
By
BillPA
 - Pittsburgh, PA
Question

Does the Lasko Oscillating 5538 model heater have a feature on it where you can have the heat just blow forward in one direction & not oscillating?

asked 1 year, 5 months ago
By
lagunaM
on Lasko Remote Control Ceramic 1500-Watt Tower Heater with Digital Display
8 answers
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answer 1
The oscillating switch is a toggle. Press it once to start. Press again to stop.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
OldDinosaur
answer 2
Yes, press the oscillating button and it stops the oscillation. Press the oscillation button again and the oscillating will start again.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
cagrdn
answer 3
Yes it does. There is a button on the top that you push to make it oscillate, and when you turn the unit on - it doesn't automatically oscillate - so it will be fine. Great little unit - I love mine :)
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
mkfisher
answer 4
Yes.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
michaelromance
answer 5
Yes you can have it shooting the air straight, or oscillating.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
Tzforce
answer 6
Yes
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
valuu2
 - Oregon
answer 7
YES
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
Braniff
 - Pittsburgh
answer 8
yes, but don't but it, it's missing a tip-over shut off switch
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
lid0l4l
 - pittsburgh, pa
Question

What is the Model No. for this unit?

asked 2 years, 4 months ago
By
Kayvim
 - OH
on Lasko Remote Control Ceramic 1500-Watt Tower Heater with Digital Display
7 answers
Answers
answer 1
# 5538
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
Grafox
answer 2
Lasko 5538. Great little heater by the way!! Well worth the $45 I spent on it :)
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
barsa527
 - South Georgia
answer 3
5538
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
BellaRN
 - Dayton, TX
answer 4
Lasko 5538.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
mkfisher
 - Tennessee
answer 5
5538
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
RooTBeeRthe1st
 - New York
answer 6
model 5538
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
bigdawgz
 - North Augusta, SC
answer 7
Lasko #5538....another reviewer listed the # wrong. On the unit it actually says 5538.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
mominCT1234567
 - CT
Question

Can this be used in Garage for Woodworking?

Can it be used with a good extension cord in Cold Chicago Garage for Woodworking?
asked 2 years, 4 months ago
By
ColdWoodworker
on Lasko Remote Control Ceramic 1500-Watt Tower Heater with Digital Display
7 answers
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answer 1
I would leave it on for a couple of hours on high before actually going into the building, but it seems to heat fine. Can't promise anything if there's a second ice-age ;)
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
Kh0nsu
 - Beckley, WV
answer 2
As with any electrical heater that puts out 1500 watts you will need a minimum 14 gauge heavy duty extension cord or better yet 12 gauge if the extension is very long to avoid melting the extension cord from heat build up.

I would be concerned about wood dust accumulating in this or any other electrical heater you put in your shop and would suggest blowing it out thoroughly with a blasts of air after using if there is any possibility of dust getting into it.

Better yet, check with the manufacturer and see what they have to say (as always, safety first.)
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
Jimmy2beans
 - Edgewood, MD
answer 3
Wood be great for garage. It would help circulate the air & keep it nice in warm while you are working & as you start to work & get hotter you can adjust temp down w/ out losing the heat.
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
bugsbunny090201
 - Salem, OR
answer 4
I usually plug it into a 'good' extension. The bigger the gauge, the longer the run. Of course, I'm over there feeling the wire for warm spots too. About every ten min to start, then a little longer, the better I know it's not gonna melt. The manual says to make sure your house wiring can handle the load. This applies to extensions too. Maybe moreso.
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
Booyas1
 - mt washington, ky
answer 5
I live in South Georgia so I'm sure it gets much colder up there but this thing has kept me toasty so far this winter. I live in a guest house on my aunt & uncles property that measures 15' x 30' & it keep the room warm even on those 30* nights. Hope that help man!!
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
barsa527
 - South Georgia
answer 6
NO extention cord.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
mkfisher
 - Tennessee
answer 7
The instructions clearly state plug directly
in to wall receptacle only.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
engrossed
Question

Can you put this on carpet?

asked 1 year, 6 months ago
By
Matt
on Lasko Remote Control Ceramic 1500-Watt Tower Heater with Digital Display
7 answers
Answers
answer 1
yes.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
michaelromance
answer 2
I use it on carpet everyday. It doesn't seem to heat it up. though, I have not tried on shag carpet.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
Kh0nsu
 - Beckley, WV
answer 3
Yes - mine is. And it sits on its own platform so it's pretty balanced.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
Snart
answer 4
Yes I have mine on my living room carpet and it worked fine for the past few days that I have had it. Should it tip over it has a kill mechanism to shut it off. Hope this helps you.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
Weigel21
 - Hays, KS
answer 5
Yes you can
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
Beautifulkids4
 - Farmington, NY
answer 6
Yes, seems to be no problem.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
OldDave44
answer 7
Yes
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
CottonCandy007
 - Flint, MI
Question

will this unit operate without the remote control?

asked 1 year, 6 months ago
By
pete
on Lasko Remote Control Ceramic 1500-Watt Tower Heater with Digital Display
7 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yep, just use the manual buttons on the top of the machine itself. The remote buttons are a mirror of these manual buttons on the machine.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
cagrdn
answer 2
Yes it will - you just use the buttons on the top. I never use my remote.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
mkfisher
answer 3
yes.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
michaelromance
answer 4
yes, there are buttons on the top.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
Kh0nsu
 - Beckley, WV
answer 5
Yes.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
Snart
answer 6
Yes, I never use the remote control
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
CAJOHN
 - Portland, IN
answer 7
Yes. There are buttons on the heater itself.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
CMH84
 - ND
Question

Does this replace the Lasco 755320?

asked 2 years, 6 months ago
By
Jezebel45
on Lasko Remote Control Ceramic 1500-Watt Tower Heater with Digital Display
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
model 5538 is 755320 per my understanding.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
cagrdn
answer 2
That is an EXCELLENT question. I went online a couple of months ago, looking for the best heater - and the 755320 kept popping up with hundreds of 5-star recommendations. Everywhere I looked, I couldn't find one. I called Lasko from Walmart, while standing in front of the heaters - and asked them about this model. From what the CSR told me, this is this years model and is exactly the same, with a couple of very minor alterations, as the 755320. I immediately put it in my cart and went to pay for it!! I believe the changes are the remote is shaped differently, and this newer model has the energy-efficient setting...which I love.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
mkfisher
 - Tennessee
answer 3
I haven't seen/owned the 755320 before but from what i can see they have all the same features. I'd say that the 5538 is the newer replacement for the 755320.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
RooTBeeRthe1st
 - New York
answer 4
I am pretty sure it does. I know that unit was highly praised in reviews. I think they looked at the reviews and made a few changes. It now says hi low and that seems to relate to the 900 watt 1500 watt references on that previous one. People complained about not being able to see the digital display on the previous one as it was flat on top???. This one has a slanted top so you can see it very well even laying on the couch...not that I would know anything about that. It still beeps...that seems to have bothered people in the past...???
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
Kavoom
 - Helena, MT
answer 5
No it does not replace the 755320. The two heaters are virtually identical. Except the 755320 digital control panel buttons. They're laid out slightly different and are light silver with black letters. The remote on the 755320 is also light silver with black letters. The buttons on the 5538 are black with silver letters and the remote is also black and is retangle in shaped. The 755320 remote is more oval shaped. The only real difference is the 5538 has Save-Smart Technology buttons on the control panel and the remote. The 755320 does not have this feature. This feature allows you to quickly heat up your room and runs the fan on high. Once your desired temperature is reached the heater automatically switches to energy saving low speed for the fan. And the heater cycles on and off at low speed to maintain your desired temperature. The 755320 cycles on and off at what ever speed you have the fan on, whether it's high or low, to maintain temperature. The Save-Smart Technology is a real nice feature. Other than that the specs. are all the same (eg. height, width, watts and warranty). I'd buy the 5538. I don't work for Lasko, although they are based in Pennsylvania, my home. I just did a lot of research before I made my purchase. The 5538 and 755320 both get excellant reviews in consumer magazines and on internet consumer sites. Actually rating number one for ceramic tower heaters on all sites I checked.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
By
BillPA
 - Pittsburgh, PA
answer 6
Hi, I think the model you are asking about came out last year. It is a replacement. The new one displays different buttons and a different remote- in my opinion it has improvements. Please read my review if you were considering buying or were needing to do an exchange.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
Drea011
 - Weston
Question

How long is the power cord?

asked 2 years, 5 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Lasko Remote Control Ceramic 1500-Watt Tower Heater with Digital Display
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
I got an electrical ext cord for mine, but it isnt too short. I just move it across between rms. Very light & sturdy. You will love it.
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
bugsbunny090201
 - Salem, OR
answer 2
8ft from the heater to the plug.
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
barsa527
 - South Georgia
answer 3
6 feet long
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
RooTBeeRthe1st
 - New York
answer 4
The power cord is your average length...I think its about four feet long...give or take
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
bsktbllvolly
answer 5
Six (6) feet long
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
bigdawgz
 - North Augusta, SC
answer 6
about 7 to 8 feet.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
Kavoom
 - Helena, MT
Question

Can this heater be used as a fan in the off season?

asked 2 years, 3 months ago
By
Beaufort
on Lasko Remote Control Ceramic 1500-Watt Tower Heater with Digital Display
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
No
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
CMH84
 - ND
answer 2
no it cannot
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
Blueoceanlover
 - Cape Cod
answer 3
This heater is not a blower. You can't turn the heating feature off. It only functions as a heater.
answered 2 years ago
By
L80nRed
 - Tampa
answer 4
i dont see that on this specific model. there are other models i have seen that offer that, like the ion fan. this one is specifically heat.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
SBinSC
 - SC
answer 5
No
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
CottonCandy007
 - Flint, MI
answer 6
Yes, because you can control temp & bring it down to a cooler level to maintain air flow.
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
bugsbunny090201
 - Salem, OR
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