Danby DDR60A3GP dehumidifier

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$227.00 - $316.20
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Summary: Though it's a top performer, this model's fan runs continuously until its internal bucket is full, adding to its noise and about a 50 to 60 watt ncrease in energy consumption when set on high speed. 
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Type: Large-capacity dehumidifiers
About - Danby DDR60A3GP

The Danby DDR60A3GP is part of the dehumidifier test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, dehumidifier models like the DDR60A3GP are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Water removal:
Water removal measures pints per day removed under 80º F and 60 percent relative humidity as well as 70º F and 70 percent relative humidity. Models closest to claimed removal scored higher.

Humidistat accuracy:
Humidistat accuracy is how closely humidistats came to keeping the humidity levels we set for them in our test chamber.

Energy efficiency:
Energy efficiency measures kWh needed to remove a pint of water from the air; the fewer the kilowatts, the higher the score.
Features & Specs - Danby DDR60A3GP
info Tank size (pts.) 15
info Claimed pts/day 60
info Digital display Yes
info Frost control Yes
info Auto re-start Yes
info Continuous fan Yes
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User Reviews - Danby DDR60A3GP
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Machine Leaks
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Defective Machine
Unreliable Machine
The Danby Portable Humidifier leaked water enough though the bucket was not full. My laminate flooring that I have had for 1 year is now destroyed . Stay away from this unit.Do not buy this unit !!!!!<br />I have had the unit for 28 months so it is out of warranty The unit has been used 4 times for about 72 hrs each time. It still has tags on it and the hose and clicker still in the original plastic bag as it has never been used. Danny said to take it to a service unit would cost about $125 so I do not want to get it repaired. The unit did not function for the purpose for which it was purchased. Further it will cost me about $1,000 to replace my laminate flooring .
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
Fan cycles on and off at lower speed
High Speed Drys Rm Quick
Sump Pump Works Great
Best Uses
Basement Dry Unattended
I have own one of these units since October 2014. The review states the fan runs continuously. If fan is set to the highest speed it does run continuously. Set at the lower speed, it cycles on and off keeping the humidity level near what has been set. Mine cycles on when humidity readout is 4% above what is set and stops when about 1%-2% below the setting.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Almost 5 stars but
Compressor Not Noisy
Effective Dehumidificatio
Pump To Drain Upward
Dumps Heat Into The Room
Fan runs all the time
Best Uses
Using this to dehumidify a 350 sqft basement next to a under-house garage; also open to a 150 laundry room.<br />Easily brings down humidity from 90 to 45 in just a few hours.<br />Thought it wasn't working at first as the bucket had no water, but then found the pumped drain line filled (unit is on floor, drains into a sink).<br />Nice that it came with 15 ft hose for pump drain AND a 6 ft hose to drain downward.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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