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Crane Drop EE5301 Humidifier Review

Crane Drop EE5301 Humidifier Review

Crane USA Filter-Free Cool Mist Humidifier review

A leading consumer reporting magazine has the best-bought crane Drop EE5301. It is an ultrasonic cool mist humidifier and can cover up to 50 square feet (23 square meters). Crane Drop EE5301 has a great 2.3 gallons (8.7 liters) of moisture output per day.


  • 360-degree mist nozzle
  • Can choose between various colors
  • Adjustable mist output
  • Water refill indicator
  • To use, easy water refill
  • No filters


  • It makes annoying burbling noise
  • The areas near the humidifier get wet
  • Light can’t be turned off
  • Water tank handle can’t be used when full

Crane Drop EE5301 Design and size

Crane Drop EE5301 has a compact round shape design. It has transparent glass, so you can easily see the water level inside. Crane Drop EE5301 has several great color styles to choose from – yellow, blue, pink, orange, etc.

The size is tiny, only 14.2 by 9.8 inches (36x25cm), and weight are only 5 pounds (2.3 kg). It is effortless to carry around and place it everywhere – on the table, countertop, or in any other place.

Crane Drop EE5301 Features

  • This small and compact ultrasonic humidifier has some great features.
  • One of the best is the Automatic Shutoff. An automatic shutoff sensor shuts off the unit when it goes out of the water to protect it from overheating.
  • The unit controls the variable control knob. Very simple, but effective.
  • 360-degree mist nozzle is great to point mist right where you need it.

Crane Drop EE5301 Noise level

The Crane humidifier makes a low steady hum noise. Most of the time, you will not hear it. The other sounds around are louder.

Crane Drop EE5301 Maintenance and upkeep

Crane Drop EE5301 is pretty easy to set up. Please take off the tank, fill it with the water, and that’s it. It is recommended to use distilled or filtered water.

Crane recommends cleaning humidifiers every week.

The tank size is quite ok, but still not enough. You will need to refill it a few times a day.

Crane Drop EE5301 Summary

Crane Drop EE5301 is good for small rooms, it has a unique, attractive look, it is easy to fill it, it has a very detailed and helpful instruction manual, etc. Overall this is a good purchase.

Crane Drop EE5301 Specifications



Crane Drop EE5301

Coverage (Sq ft / m2)

250 / 23


Humidifier Technology


Type of humidifier

Cool mist

Moisture output per 24h (Gallons/liters)

2.3 / 8.7

Tank size (gallons/liters)

0.9 / 3.4

Run time per tank

9 hours

Removable tank

Water refill indicator


Humidity display

Mist output control

Control type


Programmable timer

Automatic safety shutoff

Carrying handle


Remote control


Filter price

Filter cleaning and (or) replace

Germ protection

Demineralization cartridge

Noise level

35 dB

Energy usage (max)




Size (inches / centimeters)

Height: 14.2 / 36

Width: 9.8 / 25

Depth: 9.8 / 25

Weight (pounds / kg)

5 / 2.3


1 year limited

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Overall Rating (max 5)

4.6 out of 5 stars (4.6 / 5)

15% Price/performance

5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5)

5% Design

4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

35% Performance

4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

15% Features

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

10% Noise level

5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5)

20% Maintenance & Upkeep

4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)


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