Updated 22 Jun 2017

Goldair

GSD170

Snapshot: Goldair’s well known for its domestic appliances. Does this dehumidifier deliver?

GSD170
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$250

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Test results

Overall score
45
Water removal
?/10
Energy efficiency
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Low temperature performance
?/10
Quietness
?/10

Good points

  • Good energy efficiency.
  • OK to use.
  • Lightweight.
  • Has humidistat.
  • Quieter than average.

But

  • Poor water removal.
  • Poor low temperature performance.
  • No timer.

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
$250

Specifications

Claimed maximum daily extraction rate (L)
8
Measured daily extraction rate (L)
2.2
Room heating (W)
194
Power consumption (W)
135
Running costs ($/year)
$38
Weight (kg)
8.8
Noise (dBA)
50
Tank capacity (L)
0.7

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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