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Whynter RPD-501WP 50 Pint Dehumidifier Review

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Whynter RPD-501WP 50 Pint Specification

ProductWhynter RPD-501WP 50 Pint
Dimension
15.8 x 23.6 x 11.3 in
(40.1 x 59.9 x 28.7 cm)
Weight38 lb (17.2 kg)
Fanspeed2
Coverage (up to)3000 sq. ft. (279 m2)
Airflow speed
Capacity35 Pint (50 Pint 2012 DOE)
Water tank1.8 gallon (14 pints)
Noise level<58.5 dBA
Power consumption520 Watts
Timer/ Scheduler24-hour
FilterYes
Auto shut offYES
Continuous pump
Gravity drainageYES
DefrostYES
CastersYES
More color optionsYES
Wi-Fi/ BTBluetooth
ENERGY STARYES
Remote control
Child lock
Warranty1 year
Email/ Phone supportYES

Highlights

  • 2 Fan speeds with turbo
  • Digital display with humidstat
  • Low temperature operation with auto defrost
  • Automatic restart and shut off
  • Continuous drain options (Condensate pump, foot hose)
  • Slide out silver-coated washable pre-filter
  • 14 pint removable water bucket
  • 24-hour timer
  • Built-in casters

Usability

Pros

  • Cheaper than most in its 50-pint category.
  • Above-average dehumidification performance.
  • Quiet, less than 58.5 dBA on normal operation.
  • Excellent two in one silver-coated washable pre-filter.
  • Highly adjustable humidity range of 35 - 85% supported by a large water bucket.

Cons

  • Early batch issue with the infamous error Eb (bucket not properly inserted).
  • Not the best fitting quality that makes you think twice whether it can withstand continuous usage.
Whynter RPD-501WP 50 Pint Dehumidifier

Kingston Kay

Growing up in New Orleans; one of the highest relative humidity in the United States, Kingston Kay knows a thing or two about humidity. Besides reviewing dehumidifiers for living, you will find him gyming in the basement.

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