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)

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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

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Internal condensate pump

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Continuous drain capable

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Drain hose included

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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

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Humidity range

35% – 85%

35% – 85%

30%-90%

30%-90%

30% – 80%

35% – 85%

Automatic defrost

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Programmable timer

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Auto shutoff

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Carrying handle

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Casters

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Filters

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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

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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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3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)

3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)

3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

5% Design

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

35% Performance

4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5)

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5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5)

4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

15% Features

4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5)

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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