Model # RPD-501WP

Internet #205374383

Whynter 50-Pint Portable Dehumidifier with Pump, ENERGY STAR
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Whynter

50-Pint Portable Dehumidifier with Pump, ENERGY STAR

$223.09 /each

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The Whynter Energy Star RPD-501WP portable dehumidifier is a high capacity unit with an outstanding capability of removing up to 50-Pints of moisture from the air per day. With its water pump drainage option, large internal reservoir and environmentally friendly design, this unit creates a very efficient and powerful companion to any home or workplace dealing with high levels of humidity. This portable dehumidifier can be continuously operated with 3 drainage options; manual drain, gravity drain and condensate pump drain. The condensate pump can pump out (and up) condensation water through the included 16.5 ft. drain for continuous water removal with approximately 15 ft. of vertical lift. The Whynter Energy Star RPD-501WP portable dehumidifier includes a 14-Pint bucket that can be removed and emptied. For low-temperature area usage, this portable dehumidifier has an auto defrost function to ensure moisture does not freeze and prevent further moisture extraction. As indicated by its Energy Star qualification for lower energy costs, the Whynter RPD-501WP provides cost-effective and energy-efficient operation, without sacrificing design and performance. Built for high capacity usage, this unit is suited for enclosed areas as large 3000 sq. ft.

  • Energy star certified 50-Pint (24 l) capacity dehumidifier
  • 14-Pint (7 l) removable water bucket
  • Condensate pump that pushes water up or over a longer distance; 16.5 ft. drain hose included for condensate pump drain
  • Direct drain option for continuous operation; 20 ft. drain hose included for gravity drainage
  • Auto-restart and auto-shutoff functions
  • Adjustable humidity range of 35 - 85% relative humidity
  • Low temperature operation (minimum ambient temperature low 40°F)
  • Auto-defrosting capability to prevent frost build-up inside unit
  • Dual fan speeds and 24 timer function
  • 2 in 1 silver-coated washable pre-filter combo
  • Handles and caster wheels for portability
  • Non ozone-depleting refrigerant: R410a
  • Air flow (at high speed): 320 m3/hour/188 CFM
  • Power consumption: 520-Watt/4.7 Amp
  • Direct drain option for continuous operation

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Customer Questions & Answers

Pump pumps water all over the floor.

Is there some secret to attaching the 16 foot drain line/
Asked by: pbug56
what is the secret to attaching the drain line so it does not leak water
Answered by: nan
Date published: 2016-11-13

Does this unit feature an AUTO setting that automatically shuts it on or off to maintain humidity level?

Asked by: Question12
Yes. I keep mine at 50% relative humidity and it stays within a range of 48% to 54%.
Answered by: HFD942
Date published: 2016-06-20

Does the unit automatically restart to previous settings after a power failure?

Asked by: Tom
It's supposed to. It does start up after taking out the bucket and returning it.
Answered by: John
Date published: 2016-11-18

How far will the pump push water?

We don't have a floor drain in our basement, so I am planning to have someone drill a hole through the basement wall to the outside and drain out via pvc tubing. Will the pump be strong enough to pump up around 15 feet (5 feet vertical)? I am wondering if I would be better off with a separate condenser pump. That way if one breaks I don't have to replace everything.
Asked by: Tink
I've got it running at five feet vertical and the whole 15 feet horizontal. It's mostly working fine, for these first few weeks.
Answered by: John
Date published: 2016-11-18
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50-Pint Portable Dehumidifier with Pump, ENERGY STAR is rated 3.8 out of 5 by 76.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I am responsible for the well being of a 2,200 sq. ft. archival document storage facility located... I am responsible for the well being of a 2,200 sq. ft. archival document storage facility located in the humid environment of southeastern Pennsylvania, in which many paper documents are over 100 years old. Maintaining a consistently low relative humidity is essential. The Whynter dehumidifier is quiet—much more quiet than others I've used—and it maintains the humidity within +/- 1% of the desired setting. The built-in purge pump is excellent. Highly recommended.
Date published: 2016-10-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Don't hesitate to buy this product This dehumidifier, has filled itself over and over, quietly, and efficiently, since I plugged it in. Our last one, which my husband thought was doing a bang up job, was really out of coolant, and doing NOTHING. This model does an efficient job, and I STRONGLY recommend it.
Date published: 2016-10-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Absolutely wonderful. Managed to complete dry my basement to the bone. Even the wet spots in the concrete that have been around for years are almost gone. The pump is a must have feature. You'll never need to turn it off to drain it.
Date published: 2016-10-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great Just plug it in and hook the drainage hose to a sump or other drain and it does the rest. Mine has been working nonstop for the last month and requires no maintenance other than cleaning the filter screen. Really great unit!
Date published: 2016-10-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Easy purchase with quick delivery. Product works well and as expected. I see a huge difference in the humidity levels in my basement. Should have purchased this sooner.
Date published: 2016-10-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exactly what I needed I had a potential mold problem brewing in a 1000 sq room with carpet. There was no floor drain, only a window 8 feet above the floor. This unit filled the tank and then pumped the water out the hose (provided). It has a humidistat to turn itself on and off as needed. Been in operation for several weeks now and it seems to have done the job.
Date published: 2016-09-06
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not a good product!!!!! I purchased one of these 50-pint units two years ago and it lasted only about ten months and was giving an EC code. Contacted Whynter and spent $100 to do a return. They sent me a new replacement and I put it in operation this spring and now in September is also giving an EC code and won't dehumidify. I use this in my 18 by 26 insulated garage to keep the humidity down for the classic car kept in there. The amount of moisture removed has been rather minimal. I won't buy another Whynter product!!!
Date published: 2016-09-21
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Lasted one year and then....kaputt The dehumidifier worked great for 12 months and then broke. Now I get an "EC" error code on the display which the owner manual lists as a "Unit Malfunction". Ironically, it stopped working a week after the one-year limited warranty ran out.. When it worked, I really liked it. Especially the internal pump function which I used frequently. Time to try another brand.
Date published: 2016-10-04
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