Dehumidifiers comparison: 11-40 pints / $0-200 price


 

 

Friedrich D25BNP 25 Pint Dehumidifier - front bucket and continuous drain option

Danby DDR030BDWDB Energy Star 30 pint Dehumidifier

Comfort-Aire BHD-301-H Dehumidifier

Frigidaire FFAD3033R1 30-Pint Dehumidifier with Effortless Humidity Control

Soleus TDA30 Air Dehumidifier, 30-Pint

Frigidaire FAD301NWD Energy Star 30-Pint Dehumidifier

SPT SD-31E Dehumidifier with Energy Star, 30-Pint

Dehumidifier

Friedrich D25BNP

Danby DDR030BDWDB

Comfort-Aire 30 pint

Frigidaire FFAD3033R1

Soleus Air TDA30

Frigidaire FAD301NWD

Sunpentown SD-31E

Pints

25

30

30

30

30

30

30

Price

Low-Temperature Operation (41 degrees F and under)

Practical room size (sq.ft./m2)

500 / 47

400 / 37

400 / 37

400 / 37

400 / 37

400 / 37

500 / 47

Water container

11.5 pints / 5.4 liters

6.3 pints / 3 liters

10.5 pints / 5 liters

7.6 pints / 3.6 liters

8.5 pints / 4 liters

12 pints / 5.7 liters

6.3 pints / 3 liters

Removable water container

Internal condensate pump

Continuous drain capable

Drain hose included

Drain hose length

3 ft. / 1 m

N/A

Controls type

Electronic

Electronic

Electronic

Electronic

Electronic

Mechanical

Electronic

Number of fan speeds

2

2

2

3

3

2

2

Humidistat

Humidity range

30% – 90%

35% – 85%

35% – 85%

35% – 85%

35% – 80%

35% – 85%

30% – 90%

Automatic defrost

Programmable timer

Auto shutoff

Carrying handle

Casters

Filters

Filter price

Filter cleaning and (or) replace

Washable, clean when needed

Washable, clean
when needed

Washable, clean
when needed

Washable, clean
when needed

Washable, clean
when needed

Washable, clean
when needed

Washable, clean
when needed

Noise level

Quite quiet

Max 50dB

Quite quiet

52dB

47-51dB

53dB

56dB

Energy usage (max)

240W

N/A

310W

320W

370W

320W

310W

Voltage

110-120V

110-120V

110-120V

110-120V

110-120V

110-120V

110-120V

Energy star

Size (inches / centimeters)

Height: 21 / 53

Width: 14 / 35

Depth: 10 / 25

Height: 20 / 51

Width: 15 / 38

Depth: 11 / 28

Height: 20 / 51

Width: 13 / 33

Depth: 9 / 23

Height: 21 / 53

Width: 14 / 35

Depth: 11 / 28

Height: 20 / 51

Width: 13 / 33

Depth: 10 / 25

Height: 20 / 51

Width: 15 / 38

Depth: 12 / 30

Height: 10 / 25

Width: 14 / 35

Depth: 10 / 25

Weight (pounds / kg)

32 / 14.5

33.5 / 15

30 / 13.6

34 / 15.4

31 / 14

31 / 14

29 / 13

Warranty

1 year limited, 5 years on refrigerant system

2 years

1 year on unit, 5 years on sealed system parts

1 year limited on unit, 5 years limited on sealed system parts

1 year limited

1 year limited on unit, 5 years limited on sealed system parts

1 year limited

Featured accessories

Pros

+Display shows room temperature and relative humidity level

+Humidistat

+Low temperature operation

+Easy to clean filter

+Removable condensate bucket with handle

+24 hr. On/off timer

+Automatic defrost cycle

+Auto-restart

+Casters and carrying handle

+Energy star qualified

+Water level window

+Bucket full indicator light

+Filter clean reminder light

+Humidistat

+24 hr. On/off timer

+Comfort function – automatic humidity control

+Automatic defrost cycle

+Auto-restart on power failure

+Washable air filter

+Casters and carrying handle

+Energy star qualified

+Slight glass  makes it easy to see the water level in the bucket

+Automatic overflow protection

+Auto-restart on power failure

+Auto defrost

+Filter indicator

+24 hr. On/off timer

+Humidistat

+Casters and carrying handle

+Washable air filter

+Drain hose outlet

+Energy star qualified

+Effortless humidity control

+Full bucket light

+Humidistat

+Clean filter light

+Timer function

+Casters and carrying handle

+Automatic shutoff

+Manual or gravity drainage

+Automatic defrost

+Auto restarts on power failure

+Energy star-rated

+Very long power cord

+Adjustable humidistat

+Low temperature operation

+Automatic defrost

+Bucket full indicator

+Auto restarts on power failure

+24 hour timer

+Clean filter indicator

+MyHome mode LED indicators

+Child-lock LED indicator

+Casters, bucket with handle

+Auto shut-off

+Bucket full indicator

+Low temperature operation

+Easy to clean filter

+Humidistat

+Auto restarts on power failure

+Automatic defrost

+Casters, bucket with handle

+Energy star qualified

+The check filter feature

+Humidistat

+24 hr. On/off timer

+Display panel

+Bucket full light

+Auto shutoff

+Auto defrost

+Auto restarts on power failure

+Time delay protection for compressor

+Casters and carrying handle

+Drain hose outlet

+Energy star qualified

Cons

Only 2 fan speeds

The fan will shut off after 2-3 minutes after you remove the bucket

Drain hose not included

Lowest operating temperature 41 degrees F

Drain hose not included

Only 2 fan speeds

Small water container

No energy star qualified

The drain hose is not included

Only 2 fan speeds

No display

No timer

No filter check light

Drain hose not included

Only 2 fan speeds

Drain hose not included

Small water container

 

Overall Rating (max 5)

4.3 out of 5 stars (4.3 / 5)

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15% Price/performance

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5% Design

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35% Performance

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

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15% Features

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10% Noise level

4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

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4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

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4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

20% Maintenance & Upkeep

4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

Conclusions, recommendations


Summary:

Affordable prices, quite good performance 25-30 pints dehumidifiers in this category. Most of them can operate at low temperature (41 degrees F and under). These dehumidifiers have a lot of features such as removable water container, automatic defrost, programmable timer, auto shut-off etc. 


Comfort-Aire BHD-301-H Dehumidifier

Comfort-Aire 30 pint slight glass makes it easy to see the water level in the bucket. It has an automatic overflow protection, auto-restart on power failure, auto defrost, filter indicator, 24 hr. On/off timer, humidistat, casters and carrying handle, washable air filter. Drain hose outlet. Energy star qualified. 


Frigidaire FFAD3033R1 30-Pint Dehumidifier with Effortless Humidity Control

Frigidaire FFAD3033R1 has an effortless humidity control, full bucket light, humidistat, clean filter light, timer function, casters and carrying handle, automatic shutoff, manual or gravity drainage, automatic defrost. Auto restarts on power failure. Energy Star-rated. Very long power cord.


Frigidaire FAD301NWD Energy Star 30-Pint Dehumidifier

Frigidaire FAD301NWD has an auto shut-off function, bucket full indicator, low-temperature operation, humidistat. Easy to clean the filter. Auto restarts on power failure. Automatic defrost. Casters, bucket with handle. Energy star qualified.


Friedrich D25BNP 25 Pint Dehumidifier - front bucket and continuous drain option

Friedrich D25BNP display shows room temperature and relative humidity level. It has a humidistat, low-temperature operation. Easy to clean the filter. Removable condensate bucket with handle. 24 hr. On/off timer. Automatic defrost cycle. Auto-restarts on power failure. Casters and carrying handle. Energy star qualified. 


Danby DDR030BDWDB Energy Star 30 pint Dehumidifier

Danby DDR30B3BDWDB has a water level window, bucket full indicator light, filter clean reminder light, humidistat, 24 hr. On/off timer, comfort function – automatic humidity control, automatic defrost cycle. Auto restarts on power failure. Washable air filter. Casters and carrying handle. Energy star qualified.


Soleus TDA30 Air Dehumidifier, 30-Pint

Soleus Air HCT-D30-A has an adjustable humidistat, low-temperature operation, automatic defrost, bucket full indicator. Auto restarts on power failure. 24-hour timer. Clean filter indicator. MyHome mode LED indicators. Child-lock LED indicator. Casters, bucket with handle.


SPT SD-31E Dehumidifier with Energy Star, 30-Pint

Sunpentown SD-31E has the check filter feature, humidistat, 24 hr. On/off timer, display panel, bucket full light, auto shutoff, auto defrost. Auto restarts on power failure. Time delay protection for a compressor. Casters and carrying handle. Drain hose outlet. Energy star qualified.


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