Updated 22 Jun 2017

DeLonghi

DDS25

Snapshot: Has this big name in dehumidifiers delivered a good performer in this feature-rich model?

DDS25
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$649

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Test results

Overall score
67
Water removal
?/10
Energy efficiency
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Low temperature performance
?/10
Quietness
?/10

Good points

  • OK water removal.
  • Good energy efficiency.
  • OK to use.
  • Has timer.
  • Has humidistat.
  • Large tank capacity.

But

  • Poor low-temperature performance.
  • Very heavy.
  • Slightly louder than average.

How we test

Overall score:
Water removal (60%): Rated across a range of temperatures and humidity levels.
Energy efficiency (20%): Based on how much energy each model uses per unit of water removed.
Ease of use (20%): We assessed tank emptying, layout and readability of controls, clarity of instructions, ease of cleaning, and how easy the dehumidifier is to move.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$649

Specifications

Claimed maximum daily extraction rate (L)
25
Measured daily extraction rate (L)
4.9
Room heating (W)
341
Power consumption (W)
218
Running costs ($/year)
$62
Weight (kg)
15.2
Noise (dBA)
55
Tank capacity (L)
4.0

Features

Fan speeds
3
Timer
Heater
×
Photo-catalytic air filter
×
Humidistat
Wheels/castors
Cord storage
No
Carry handles

More Info

Notes
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Availability
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