Danby Dehumidifier

A dehumidifier is a machine which is used to reduce the humidity level in a room. It is a household appliance, but also sees a great deal of use in office environments. The normal humidity in a room ranges between 30% and 50%. If it surpasses this range, it can result in indoor growth of mold and mildew, which can be hazardous to human health. Humans experience discomfort in overly humid environments, and it also disrupts their sleeping patterns. Insects such as moths, clothes, cockroaches and fleas are also drawn to humid environments. If you are planning to buy a dehumidifier, getting a Danby dehumidifier is your best bet.

Danby dehumidifiers come in various sizes and designs. It is the leading portable dehumidifier in the market, thanks to its energy-efficient design. Let us review some of the models of Danby dehumidifiers currently available on the market.

With a capacity of 25 pints and a range of up to 1,500 square feet (139 m), the DDR2504 is one mean machine. Its user-friendly electronic keypad will allow you to easily set the machine to maintain room humidity at a level you would consider comfortable. It can even operate at relatively low temperatures, which can be as low as 7°C or 44°F. It has been rated by Energy Star, which proves that it is environmentally friendly and helps to save energy. During periods of high humidity, it continues its operations through using a direct drain mechanism. Its combination of wheels, castors and handles maximize its mobility, allowing it to be easily moved across rooms and floors.

The DDR2504 has a shipping weight of 25 kg. It has a capacity of 11.8 liters, and dimensions of 33.5 cm × 42.5 cm × 62.5 cm. It comes with a warranty of 12 months (parts and labor). However, annual maintenance and installation costs are not included in the warranty.

The SHCC6026 has a capacity of 60 pints and a range of 3,600 square feet (139 m). You can easily control the humidity of your room using the little electronic keypad on this machine, and keep it locked at a comfortable level. It can continue to operate even at temperatures as low as 5°C, and its coils prevent ice buildups upon them automatically, thanks to its Auto De-Ice technology. It has received an Energy Star rating for its efficiency and compliance with standards of environment-friendliness. It switches to its integrated direct brain mechanism when the humidity becomes too high. Thanks to its wheels and handles, it has great mobility despite being quite a large machine, and can easily be transported. It features a removable HEPA-like filter which allows it to double as an air purifier. In the event of a power outage, it will automatically restart upon restoration of power, and retain its settings from its last session of use as well. It can even be operated by remote control. It never overheats, thanks to its built-in cooling fan. The top-mounted bucket is easily accessible.

The SHCC6026 has a shipping weight of 28.8 kg, has a capacity of 28.4 liters, and dimensions of 31 cm × 39.5 cm × 79.5 cm. It comes with a warranty of 24 months (parts and labor), which excludes annual maintenance and installation costs.

General Specifications
Dandy dehumidifiers always keep their fans running, even when their compressors are stopped. This is done because through constant circulation of air, better humidity readings for the entire room can be obtained instead of just from the front of the dehumidifier unit. To allow water to get drained into the bucket, one has to ensure that nothing is blocking the drain pan over the bucket. In winter, no water may collect in the bucket due to dry weather. As water is drawn from the air, the compressor heats up. The fans inside the machine run to cool the compressor, causing hot air to be released into the room. However, this air will not contribute to any major increases in room temperate, at most making a difference of 2°C.

This Danby Dehumidifier - Best Brand to Buy Review is Written/Updated on Aug 23rd, 2010 and filed under Home Appliances. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

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