Updated 21 Jun 2018

Dimplex

GDDEKD9

Snapshot: This Dimplex dehumidifier, rated at 9L of water removed per day, comes at the highest price for a desiccant model. Is it a good bet?

GDDEKD9
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$499

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Test results

Overall score
85
Water removal
?/10
Energy efficiency
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Low temperature performance
?/10
Quietness
?/10

Good points

  • Excellent water removal.
  • Excellent low temperature performance.
  • Good ease of use.
  • Heater function.
  • Large tank.

But

  • Just OK efficiency.
  • No wheels but it is relatively light.

How we test

Note: Due to ongoing testing at the time of print, the test results published in our June/July magazine are from 2017. New 2018 test results are available online.

Overall score includes:

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
$499

Specifications

Claimed maximum daily extraction rate (L)
9
Measured daily extraction rate (L)
9.6
Room heating (W)
1007
Power consumption (W)
755
Running costs ($/year)
$215
Weight (kg)
7.2
Noise (dBA)
57
Tank capacity (L)
5.2

Features

Fan speeds
3
Timer
Heater
Photo-catalytic air filter
×
Humidistat
Wheels/castors
×
Cord storage
×
Carry handles

More Info

Notes
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Availability
-

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