Updated 22 Jun 2017

Dimplex

Comfortair 3 in 1 DIM3IN1

Snapshot: This model is a 3-in-1 heater, air conditioner and dehumidifier. Is it a great all-rounder, or jack of all trades, master of none?

Comfortair 3 in 1 DIM3IN1
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$649

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Test results

Overall score
70
Water removal
?/10
Energy efficiency
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Low temperature performance
?/10
Quietness
?/10

Good points

  • Good water removal.
  • OK energy efficiency.
  • Easy to use.
  • Has timer.
  • Has heater.
  • Has humidistat.

But

  • Mediocre low temperature performance.
  • Very heavy.
  • Much louder than average.
  • Small tank capacity

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)
30
Measured daily extraction rate (L)
5.2
Room heating (W)
559
Power consumption (W)
409
Running costs ($/year)
$116
Weight (kg)
15.7
Noise (dBA)
64
Tank capacity (L)
1.9

Features

Fan speeds
2
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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