Dehumidifiers comparison: 51-75 pints / $251-500 price

Dehumidifiers comparison: 51-75 pints / $251-500 price

Sunpentown SPT SD-71E Dehumidifier with Energy Star, 70-Pint

Honeywell DH70W Energy Star 70-Pint Dehumidifier

Whynter RPD-702WP Energy Star Portable Dehumidifier with Pump, 70-Pint

Friedrich D70BP 70 Pint Dehumidifier with built-in drain pump, Front Bucket and Continuous Drain

Delonghi DD70PE 70-pint Dehumidifier with Patented Pump

Whynter RPD-711DWP Elite D-Series Energy Star Portable Dehumidifier, 70-Pint

Dehumidifier

Sunpentown SD-71E

Honeywell DH70W

Whynter RPD-702WP

Friedrich D70BP

Delonghi DD70PE 70 pint

Whynter RPD-711DWP

Pints

70

70

70

70

70

70

Price

Low Temperature Operation (41 degrees F and under)

Practical room size (sq.ft./m2)

1300 / 121

1200 / 111

1200 / 111

1300 / 121

1200 / 111

1200 / 111

Water container

12.7 pints / 6 liters

14.4 pints / 6.8 liters

18 pints / 8.5 liters

16 pints / 7.6 liters

12.7 pints / 6 liters

13 pints / 6.15 liters

Removable water container

Internal condensate pump

Continuous drain capable

Drain hose included

Drain hose length

3 ft. / 90cm

3 ft. / 90cm

3 ft. / 90cm

1.7 ft. / 52cm

Controls type

Electronic

Electronic

Electronic

Electronic

Electronic

Electronic

Number of fan speeds

2

2

2

2

2

2

Humidistat

Humidity range

35% – 85%

35% – 85%

30%-90%

30%-90%

30% – 80%

35% – 85%

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 2 in 1 filter, clean when needed

Noise level

58.5 dB

50 dB

55.3 dB

A bit loud on high

51-53 dB

55 dB

Energy usage (max)

720W

820W

950W

840W

1500W

915W

Voltage

110-120V

110-120V

110-120V

110-120V

110-120V

110-120V

Energy star

Size (inches / centimeters)

Height: 23 / 58

Width: 15 / 38

Depth: 11 / 28

Height: 24 / 61

Width: 15 / 38

Depth: 11 / 28

Height: 23 / 58

Width: 15 / 38

Depth: 11 / 28

Height: 23 / 58

Width: 15 / 38

Depth: 12 / 30

Height: 24 / 61

Width: 12 / 30

Depth: 15 / 38

Height: 24 / 61

Width: 16 / 41

Depth: 12 / 30

Weight (pounds / kg)

40 / 18.1

43 / 19.5

45 / 20.4

44 / 20

38 / 17.2

38.6 / 17.5

Warranty

1 year limited

1 year on parts, 5 years on sealed system parts

1 year warranty

1 year limited, 5 years on refrigerant system

1 year on parts and labor, additional 4 years on parts

1 year limited

Featured accessories

Pros

+Low temperature operation

+Auto defrost

+Humidistat

+Electronic controls

+Auto restart on power failure

+Time delay protection for compressor

+Carrying handle and casters

+Energy star qualified

+Full bucket indicator

+24-hour timer

+Low temperature operation

+Auto defrosts

+Humidistat

+Electronic controls

+Auto restart on power failure

+Carrying handle and casters

+Energy star qualified

+24-hour timer

+Water level indicator

+Temperature timer display

+°C/°F set controls

+Water tank full indicator light

+Bucket full light

+Defrost lamp

+24-hour timer

+LED display, electronic controls

+Humidity control

+°C/°F selector

+Auto shutoff

+Auto restart on power failure

+Low temperature operation

+Energy star qualified

+Carrying handle and casters

+Works extremely well

+3 methods for draining moisture

+Electronic controls and digital display

+Temperature selector

+Adjustable humidity

+Low temperature operation

+24 hour timer

+Auto restart on power failure

+Casters, handles

+Energy star qualified

+Bucket full light

+Defrost lamp

+An attractive design

+3 methods for draining moisture

+Electronic controls and digital display

+Temperature selector

+Adjustable humidity

+Low temperature operation

+24 hour timer

+Casters, handles

+Energy star qualified

+Tank warning symbol

+Defrosting indicator symbol

+Electronic controls

+3 operating modes – continuous, comfort or normal

+3 methods for draining moisture

+Clean filter indicator

+Auto defrost

+Bucket full light, auto shutoff

+24-hour timer

+Low temperature operation

+Casters, handles

+Energy star qualified

+Auto restart on power failure

Cons

Only 1 year limited warranty

Small water container

Drain hose not included

Only 2 fan speeds

Loud beeping sound on various functions

Difficult to put back bucket

Small water container

Drain hose not included

Only 2 fan speeds

Poor design metal to plastic water hose connections

Only 1 year warranty

Only 2 fan speeds

External pump option is not a real deal

Only 2 fan speeds

Cycles way too often

Quite loud fan

No auto restart on power failure

Small water container

Energy star qualified but uses 1500W power

Small water container

Only 1 year limited warranty

Only 2 fan speeds

Small screen

Overall Rating (max 5)

4.3 out of 5 stars (4.3 / 5)

4.4 out of 5 stars (4.4 / 5)

4.6 out of 5 stars (4.6 / 5)

4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

4.3 out of 5 stars (4.3 / 5)

4.4 out of 5 stars (4.4 / 5)

15% Price/performance

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

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5% Design

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4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

35% Performance

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15% Features

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5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5)

5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5)

5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5)

10% Noise level

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

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)

4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

20% Maintenance & Upkeep

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

Conclusions, recommendations


Summary:

Very powerful dehumidifiers with a lot of features in this category. All has removable water containers, electronic controls, programmable timer etc. features.


Whynter RPD-702WP Energy Star Portable Dehumidifier with Pump, 70-Pint

Whynter RPD-702WP has a bucket full light, defrost lamp, 24-hour timer, LED display, electronic controls, humidity control, °C/°F selector, auto shutoff. Auto restarts on power failure. Low-temperature operation. Energy star qualified. Carrying handle and casters.


Friedrich D70BP 70 Pint Dehumidifier with built-in drain pump, Front Bucket and Continuous Drain

Friedrich D70BP works extremely well. It has 3 methods for draining moisture, electronic controls and digital display, temperature selector, adjustable humidity, low-temperature operation, 24-hour timer. Auto restarts on power failure. Casters and handles. Energy star qualified. Bucket full light. Defrost lamp.


Whynter RPD-711DWP Elite D-Series Energy Star Portable Dehumidifier, 70-Pint

Whynter RPD-711DWP has electronic controls, 3 operating modes – continuous, comfort or normal, 3 methods for draining moisture, clean filter indicator, auto defrost, bucket full light, auto shut-off, 24-hour timer, low-temperature operation, casters and handles, energy star qualified. Auto restarts on power failure.


Honeywell DH70W Energy Star 70-Pint Dehumidifier

Honeywell DH70W has a low-temperature operation, auto defrosts, humidistat, electronic controls. Auto restarts on power failure. Carrying handle and casters. Energy star qualified. 24-hour timer. Water level indicator. Temperature timer display. °C/°F set controls. Water tank full indicator light.


Delonghi DD70PE 70-pint Dehumidifier with Patented Pump

Delonghi DD70PE 70 pint has an attractive design, 3 methods for draining moisture, electronic controls and digital display, temperature selector, adjustable humidity, low-temperature operation, 24-hour timer, casters, and handles. Energy star qualified. Tank warning symbol. Defrosting indicator symbol.


Sunpentown SPT SD-71E Dehumidifier with Energy Star, 70-Pint

Sunpentown SD-71E has a low-temperature operation, auto defrost, humidistat, electronic controls. Auto restarts on power failure. Time delay protection for the compressor. Carrying handle and casters. Energy star qualified. Full bucket indicator. 24-hour timer. 


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