Updated 21 Jun 2018

Panasonic

F-YCL10N

Snapshot: The Panasonic F-YCL10N is the quietest dehumidifier we have seen. How do the water removal scores compare?

F-YCL10N
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$599

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Test results

Overall score
47
Water removal
?/10
Energy efficiency
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Low temperature performance
?/10
Quietness
?/10

Good points

  • Good efficiency.
  • Good ease of use.
  • Very quiet.

But

  • Poor water removal.
  • Extremely poor low temperature perfomance.

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
$599

Specifications

Claimed maximum daily extraction rate (L)
10
Measured daily extraction rate (L)
3.0
Room heating (W)
269
Power consumption (W)
155
Running costs ($/year)
$44
Weight (kg)
13.5
Noise (dBA)
42
Tank capacity (L)
2.5

Features

Fan speeds
1
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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