Portable Dehumidifier Ratings part 6, A Repairman Reviews The Brands...

Portable dehumidifier ratings part 6 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Freecom, Friedrich, Frigidaire, GE, German Pool, Ge Shini, Goldair, Gurim, Haier, and Hisense brands.



These units are available in only one size (14 liter/day) and use 50 HZ power which is not suitable for use in North America. The units use environmentally friendly R-134a refrigerant and have electronic controls for accuracy. The manufacturer's website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.


These dehumidifiers are available in three sizes with the two larger sizes having built-in drain pumps to conveniently dispose of the water. They all feature digital humidity control and automatic defrost controls. The warranty is not very good when compared to other brands.


This brand is made by ELECTROLUX and offers three sizes (30, 50, & 70 pint) of units. They feature electronic controls and an antibacterial filter. They offer continuous pump option for draining the condensate. The 50 & 70 pint units have a two speed fan. Although they have pretty standard features, the warranty is not as good as some other brands.


The ADER models feature electronic controls and are available in five sizes. The ADEL model has a built-in pump for convenience in removing the condensate. They have automatic defrost and a two speed fan but the warranty for this brand is not very good.

GERMAN POOL--germanpool.com---<1*

These units are sold in Hong Kong. They offer three sizes of units and feature electronic controls and anti-bacterial filters. The warranty on the refrigerant system is not very good.

GE SHINI---------geshini.com-----------<1*

These dehumidifiers are made and sold in China. They feature electronic controls but their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.


This brand offers a variety of sizes to match the needs of the home. The PLATINUM units have oscillating louvers for enhanced air circulation and more accurate electronic controls. The guarantee on the compressor is not very good when compared to other brands.


These dehumidifiers feature peltier technology for quieter operation. They have a relatively small capacity and basic controls. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy. 


This brand offers a variety of sizes and features electronic controls. They have a built-in drain pump for easy condensate removal and auto defrost for continued operation at lower temperatures. The warranty on parts other than the compressor is not as good as many other brands.

HISENSE---- hisense-usa.com -------<1*

This brand features models with capacities from 30 to 70 pints/day. They are basic units with two speed fans. The manufacturer's website is not much help and the warranty on the units is not very good when compared to other brands.

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