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

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


 

 

Ebac 10293gr-Us Commercial / Industrial Dehumidifier Cd85

Aprilaire 1830 70 Pint Whole Home Dehumidifier

Santa Fe Compact2 dehumidifier

Ultra-Aire 70H Dehumidifier

Santa Fe Rx Dehumidifier

Drieaz F515 PHD 200 Compact Dehumidifier

Dehumidifier

Ebac CD85

Aprilaire 1830 70-pint

Santa Fe compact 2

Ultra-Aire 70H

Santa Fe Rx

Dri-Eaz F515 PHD 200

Pints

56

70

70

70

74

75

Price

Low Temperature Operation (41 degrees F and under)

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Practical room size (sq.ft./m2)

1000 / 93

2200 / 204

2200 / 204

1800 / 167

2200 / 204

2300 / 214

Water container

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Removable water container

Internal condensate pump

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Continuous drain capable

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Drain hose included

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Drain hose length

10 ft. / 3m

0.75 in / 23cm

8 ft. / 2.4m

20 ft. / 6m

20 ft. / 6m

Controls type

Manual

Electronic

Manual

Manual

Manual

Electronic

Number of fan speeds

1

1

1

1

1

1

Humidistat

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Humidity range

30%-80%

30%-80%

20% – 80%

30%-80%

20% – 80%

40%-90%

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 every 6 months

Clean pre-filter every 6 months, replace MERV-8 filter every 6 months

Check filter every 3
months and replace if needed

Check filter every 6
months and replace if needed

Replace regularly

Noise level

57 dB

47-51 dB

55.3 dB

55.3 dB

54dB

60 dB

Energy usage (max)

880W

690W

580W

580W

630W

680W

Voltage

110V

110-120V

110-120V

110-120V

110-120V

110-120V

Energy star

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Size (inches / centimeters)

Height: 16 / 40

Width: 24 / 60

Depth: 14 / 35

Height: 15 / 38

Width: 13 / 33

Depth: 25 / 63

Height: 12 / 30

Width: 12 / 30

Depth: 21 / 53

Height: 12 / 30

Width: 12 / 30

Depth:28 / 71

Height: 38 / 96

Width: 23 / 58

Depth: 20 / 51

Height: 18 / 46

Width: 13 / 33

Depth: 22 / 56

Weight (pounds / kg)

75 / 34

67 / 30

55 / 25

55 / 25

130 / 59

65 / 29.5

Warranty

1 year unconditional, 3 years on compressor, condenser and evaporator

5 years limited

5 years limited

5 years limited

5 years limited

1 year limited

Featured accessories

 Hanging Kit

Pros

+Rugged housing

+High efficiency, high capacity

+Temperature sensitive defrost control

+Anti vibration rubber feet

+Humidistat

+Internal float switch

+Configurable inlet and outlet positions

+High capacity, fully automatic,condensate pump

+Auto restart on power failure

+Low temperature operation (as low as 33 degrees F)

+Built-in digital control with display

+Auto defrost control

+Adjustable outlet options

+Stabilizing rubber feet

+Made in the USA

+Low maintenance

+Very efficient

+Can be controlled with an optional external control

+Air discharge orientation top or end

+Energy star qualified

+Auto restart on power failure

+Small footprint – fits low crawl spaces

+Rotatable exhaust outlet provides for horizontal or vertical discharge

+Energy star qualified

+MERV-8 filter provides superior air filtration

+Auto restart on power failure

+Remote thermometer and humidity sensor

+Simple controls

+Auto defrost

+Energy star efficient

+Compact design

+High-efficiency

+Whole house ventilating dehumidifier

+Rotatable exhaust outlet provides for horizontal or vertical discharge

+Built-in dehumidistat control

+Optional remote dehumidistat

+Auto restart on power failure

+Condensate pump kit available

+Long power cord

+Made in the USA

+Simple controls

+Auto defrost

+Automatic dehumidification

+Onboard humidistat

+Internal condensate pump

+MERV-11 air filtration

+High efficiency operation

+Auto restart on power failure

+Energy star qualified

+Simple controls

+Auto defrost

+Compatible with remote humidity monitoring

+Casters

+Long drain hose included

+Solid internal construction

+Automatic dehumidification

+Auto restart on power failure

+Energy star qualified

+Recessed handles

+Fahrenheit or Celsius selection

+Long drain hose included

+Internal condensate pump

+Digital control panel

+Fast access for maintenance

+Made in the USA

+Can buy hang kit

+Controls in 4 languages

Cons

Heavy, not easily mobile

1 fan speed only

No auto shutoff, no timer

No energy star

Heavy, no casters and handles

1 fan speed only

No internal pump

No auto shutoff, no timer

The caster kit is sold separately

1 fan speed only

Have to buy filters

No auto shutoff, no timer

No internal pump

No casters, no handles

Requires professional installation

1 fan speed only

No auto shutoff, no timer

No internal pump

Have to buy filter regularly

Very big and heavy

1 fan speed only

No auto shutoff, no timer

Have to buy filter regularly

Expensive

Only 1-year warranty

No casters

Heavy

No auto shutoff, no timer

1 fan speed only

Have to buy filter regularly

Overall Rating (max 5)

3.8 out of 5 stars (3.8 / 5)

4.3 out of 5 stars (4.3 / 5)

4.2 out of 5 stars (4.2 / 5)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

4.3 out of 5 stars (4.3 / 5)

4.3 out of 5 stars (4.3 / 5)

15% Price/performance

2.5 out of 5 stars (2.5 / 5)

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)

3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)

3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 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 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

35% Performance

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5)

5 out of 5 stars (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)

15% Features

3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)

3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)

3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)

3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 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)

4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

20% Maintenance & Upkeep

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)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

Conclusions, recommendations


Summary:

Advanced and powerful dehumidifiers in this category. Some of them even require professional installation. Also, prices are quite high but you get what you pay for.


Aprilaire 1830 70-Pint Whole Home Dehumidifier

Aprilaire 1830 70-pint has a built-in digital control with display, auto defrosts control, adjustable outlet options, stabilizing rubber feet. Made in the USA. Low maintenance. Very efficient. Can be controlled with an optional external control. Air discharge orientation top or end. Energy star qualified. Auto restarts on power failure.


Drieaz F515 PHD 200 Compact Dehumidifier

Dri-Eaz F515 PHD 200 has an automatic dehumidification, auto restarts on power failure, energy star qualified, recessed handles, Fahrenheit or Celsius selection, long drain hose included, internal condensate pump, digital control panel, fast access for maintenance. Made in the USA. Can buy hang kit. Controls in 4 languages.


Santa Fe Rx Dehumidifier

Santa Fe Rx has an automatic dehumidification, onboard humidistat, internal condensate pump, MERV-11 air filtration, high-efficiency operation. Auto restarts on power failure. Energy star qualified. Simple controls. Auto defrost. Compatible with remote humidity monitoring. Casters. Long drain hose included. Solid internal construction.


Santa Fe logo

Santa Fe compact 2. Small footprint – fits low crawl spaces. Rotatable exhaust outlet provides for horizontal or vertical discharge. Energy star qualified. It has a MERV-8 filter provides superior air filtration. Auto restarts on power failure. Remote thermometer and humidity sensor. Simple controls. Auto defrost.


Ultra-aire logo

Ultra-Aire 70H is energy star efficient, it has a compact design. High-efficiency. A whole house ventilating dehumidifier. Rotatable exhaust outlet provides for horizontal or vertical discharge. Built-in humidistat control. Optional remote humidistat. Auto restarts on power failure. Condensate pump kit available. Long power cord. Made in the USA. Simple controls. Auto defrost.


Ebac 10293gr-Us Commercial / Industrial Dehumidifier Cd85

Ebac CD85 has a rugged housing, high efficiency, high capacity, temperature sensitive defrost control, anti-vibration rubber feet, humidistat, internal float switch. Configurable inlet and outlet positions. High capacity, fully automatic, condensate pump. Auto restarts on power failure. Low-temperature operation (as low as 33 degrees F). 


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