Updated 22 Jun 2017

Panasonic

F-YCL17N

Snapshot: The Panasonic F-YCL17N has a timer and digital humidistat. Can it effectively reduce humiditiy?

F-YCL17N
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$590

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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

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

But

  • Poor low-temperature performance.
  • Heavy.

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
$590

Specifications

Claimed maximum daily extraction rate (L)
17
Measured daily extraction rate (L)
4.9
Room heating (W)
356
Power consumption (W)
189
Running costs ($/year)
$54
Weight (kg)
13.8
Noise (dBA)
51
Tank capacity (L)
4.4

Features

Fan speeds
2
Timer
Heater
×
Photo-catalytic air filter
×
Humidistat
Wheels/castors
Cord storage
in tank
Carry handles

More Info

Notes
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Availability
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