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Preferred™ Heat Pump with Basepan Heater

Model 538PR


Convenience and Savings with Deluxe, Ductless Comfort

Great for a room addition or converted space, our PreferredTM Series ductless heat pump offers the flexibility of connecting with variety of indoor units. As a part of the P High Wall, R*C Cassette, R*D Ducted or R*F Floor Console Ductless System, this Inverter-controlled heat pump delivers reliable, quiet and efficient operation.

  • Features
  • Specifications
  • Documents
  • Inverter Compressor
  • Up to 23.5 SEER cooling efficiency
  • Up to 10.5 HSPF heating efficiency
  • Select sizes are ENERGY STAR® certified based on indoor unit pairing
  • Available in 115V and 208/230V
  • Sizes ranging from 09 to 30
  • Built-in basepan heater
  • Condenser high-temperature protection
  • Refrigerant leakage detection
  • Piping length 82-164 ft. depending on unit capacity and system configuration
  • Quiet outdoor sound operation, as low as 55.5 decibels1
  • 10-year parts limited and 10-year compressor limited warranties to the original purchasing owner upon timely registration2
  • Compatible units: 619PB High Wall, 619RC Cassette, 619RD Ducted, 619RF Floor Console
1 Quietest size within each model group during most common cooling operating condition.
2 If properly registered within ninety (90) days after original installation, parts are warranted to the original purchaser for a period of 10 years. Otherwise, parts warranty is 5 years. For other applications a 7-year parts and 7-year compressor limited warranties apply. See warranty certificate for details.


Energy Efficiency Up to 23.5 SEER/up to 14.5 EER/up to 10.5 HSPF
ENERGY STAR® Select sizes are ENERGY STAR® certified based on indoor unit pairing 


Cooling Operating Range 4° F up to 122° F  (-20° C up to 50° C)
Heating Operating Range 4° F up to 86° F   (-20° C up to 30° C)


Quiet Levels as low as 55.5 dB(A)1


Notifications Advanced system diagnostics


Compressor Inverter, isolated for sound reduction
Protections Voltage, current
System Capacity 0.75 - 2.5 tons


Construction Durable, heavy gauge galvanized steel
Paint Baked-on, powder paint
Line Length Up to 164 ft.


Full Model Numbers 538PAQXXXRBMA, 538PEQXXXRBMA


Full Model Numbers (Single Zone System) 619PAQXXXBBMA High Wall, 619PEQXXXBBMA High Wall, 619REQXXXCBMA Cassette, 619REQXXXDBMA Ducted, 619REQXXXFBMA Floor Console
Bryant reserves the right to discontinue or change any specification or design without prior notice or obligation.

1 Quietest size within each model group during most common cooling operating condition.

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