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Model #APEL50LZ

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50 pt. Dehumidifier for Wet Rooms up to 1500 sq. ft. with Built-in Pump in Grey, ENERGY STAR

  • Removes 50 pts of moisture per day-for wet spaces or basement
  • Built-in pump allows water to be conveniently drained
  • For use in 1500 sq. ft. or approximately 30'x50' Rooms
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Product Overview

GE appliances provide up-to-date technology and exceptional quality to simplify the way you live. With a timeless appearance, this family of appliances is ideal for your family. And, coming from one of the most trusted names in America, you know that this entire selection of appliances is as advanced as it is practical.
  • 50 PINT – This GE Energy Star dehumidifier removes 50 pints of moisture from the air every day. This model is ideal for wet rooms with excessive moisture, anywhere in the home or basement.
  • BUILT-IN PUMP – The built-in pump with an included hose, allows water to be drained to any convenient location up to 16 feet away. This feature eliminates the need to check in on the water level in the bucket, and the need to empty the bucket periodically.
  • EMPTY BUCKET ALARM – This feature alerts you if the bucket, which has a capacity of 1.8 gallons, is full or missing. The alarm will sound for 10 seconds to let you know it's time to empty or replace the bucket.
  • CLEAN FILTER ALERT - The unit works best with a clean filter, so we'll remind you when it's time to clean it.
  • EASE OF USE: The pocket handles and easy-roll wheels make it easy to transport between rooms
  • LED DIGITAL CONTROLS - Let you clearly see and manage your settings.
  • ADDITIONAL FEATURES - The adjustable humidistat, 3 fan speeds, auto restart and auto defrost provide effective moisture removal from wet rooms.
  • Pocket handles - built-in handles that wont break help for transportation
  • Easy-roll hidden wheels - out-of-sight wheels roll easily for bucket emptying New DOE testing regulations have had an effect on pint sizes; these standards more accurately reflect realistic room conditions, as a result, it is especially important to select a dehumidifier based on the room conditions rather than the pint sizes
  • New DOE testing regulations have had an effect on pint sizes; these standards more accurately reflect realistic room conditions, as a result, it is especially important to select a dehumidifier based on the room conditions rather than the pint sizes


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Price
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Ratings
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Moisture removal capacity (pints/day)30505070
PumpNoYesNoNo
Drain hose connectionYesYesYesYes
Dehumidifier FeaturesAdjustable Humidistat,Automatic Defrost Control,Automatic Shutoff,Casters,Continuous RunAdjustable Humidistat,Automatic Defrost Control,Automatic Shutoff,Bucket Full Indicator,Casters,Continuous Run,Drain Hose Connection,LCD DisplayAdjustable Humidistat,Automatic Defrost Control,Automatic Shutoff,Casters,Continuous RunAdjustable Humidistat,Automatic Defrost Control,Automatic Shutoff,Bucket Full Indicator,Casters,Continuous Run
Commercial/Residential UseResidentialResidentialResidentialResidential
Package SizeIndividualIndividualIndividualIndividual
Voltage (volts)115115115115
Product Height (in.)20.10024.02 in25.40024.75 in
Control TypeDigitalElectronicDigitalDigital
Bucket capacity (pints) 15 70
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Specifications

Dimensions

Maximum coverage area (sq. ft.)
1500
Product Depth (in.)
11.38 in
Product Height (in.)
24.02 in
Product Width (in.)
14.76 in

Details

Air Treatment Product Type
Dehumidifier
Appliance Category
Dehumidifiers
Bucket capacity (pints)
15
Bucket Location
Front
Bucket Storage or Bucketless
Bucket Storage
Color Family
Grays
Commercial/Residential Use
Residential
Control Type
Electronic
Dehumidifier Features
Adjustable Humidistat,Automatic Defrost Control,Automatic Shutoff,Bucket Full Indicator,Casters,Continuous Run,Drain Hose Connection,LCD Display
Drain hose connection
Yes
Drain Hose Included
No
Included
Pump,Timer
Minimum operating temperature (F)
41
Moisture removal capacity (pints/day)
50
Number of Air Filters Included
1
Number of Fan Speeds
3
Package Size
Individual
Product Weight (lb.)
43.7 lb
Pump
Yes
Returnable
180-Day
Timer
Yes
Voltage (volts)
115

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
AHAM Certified,Energy Star,UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
Limited 1-year

Questions & Answers

22Questions19Answers

Description states for rooms up to 1500 sq ft. Would this include multiple rooms adding up to 1500 sq ft?

Asked by Mike February 28, 2021
2
Answers

The room the dehumidifier is in will of course see the most reduction in humidity. With the doors open to adjacent rooms, they will also see a significant drop in humidity. However this will vary according to the size of the rooms and the source of the humidity.

Will this pump Up 6 feet or is it gravity only?

Asked by Rmurray February 1, 2021
2
Answers

It will easily pump over 6 feet in elevation. I recall it is rated for more than twice that.

What is the model # of this unit? We need a replacement for GE model #ADEL50. Thank you.

Asked by NonnaB January 30, 2021
1
Answer

Hi NonnaB - Thanks for reaching out and for choosing GE Appliances for your home! We truly appreciate your interest in this dehumidifier to replace your current unit and are happy to offer you some guidance in this. This dehumidifier is model #APEL50LZ. We would recommend that you look into model ADEL50LZ as a replacement for your current dehumidifier. It offers you 50 dehumidification pints per day, 3 fan speeds, and LED controls. Please feel free to reach out to us via our Contact Us page online if you would like further guidance in this replacement. We are always happy to help! -Eliza@GEA

How many amps does this unit use?

Asked by gfab January 25, 2021
2
Answers

Hi gfab - Thanks for reaching out to us about this dehumidifier! We are happy to offer you some guidance in this question. The exact number of amps that an individual dehumidifier draws is located on the rating plate. If you cannot check the rating plate, you can use the minimum amp breaker or fuse size recommended for this appliance as a guide. We would recommend using a 15 amp, properly grounded 3-prong 115-volt outlet, to account for the startup draw. We hope that this helps! -Eliza@GEA

need to know the length of the power cord.

Asked by mcs January 2, 2021
2
Answers

Mine measures 5 feet long.

What type of refrigerant is used?

Asked by Mike21228 December 3, 2020
2
Answers

None. It doesn't cool, it's just a dehumidifier.

Can this dehumidifier be used in a crawl space?

Asked by Holly October 13, 2020
3
Answers

Yes, I bought two units, one for the main basement and one for the crawl space. It works well.

How many decibels? What is its EEV?

Asked by TheB October 6, 2020
1
Answer

Hello and thank you for the interest in this amazing dehumidifier. The decibel ratings are 51 dBA on High and 47 dBA on Low. We don't have EEV ratings for our dehumidifiers. Instead, it is Energy Star certified, and is rated with an Integrated Energy Factor of 1.8 L/kWh Keep in touch! - JB

What happens when the temperature hits the minimum of 41 degrees? Does the unit shut off automat...

Asked by Doug September 29, 2020
1
Answer

That reading is humidity level in percent not temperature in degrees.

Does this unit automatically shut off at desired humidity setting?

Asked by John September 18, 2020
3
Answers

Yes. And comes back on when it detects the humidity has increased again

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Customer Reviews

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Worked for only three days
I purchased this because I moved to the Seattle area and a contractor recommended a dehumidifier to reduce moisture downstairs. Previously, I've appreciated GE products and always bought them through Home Depot; however, this one has proved to be a disaster. It worked for approximately three days and then the display malfunctioned, showing partial numbers that didn't change when the buttons were pressed. Also, except for the power button, the other functions were no longer available. When the fan dramatically increased speed and then slowed, I gave up and contacted GE. On October 8th, I spoke to two agents, and the second one promised that a new dehumidifier would be sent to my house within 5-7 business days followed by a box to return the original. Neither arrived. I've been on long holds with GE since to no avail. The recording advocates choosing the call-back option, but no one calls back. I'm on hold, probably sixth time, to find out where to return it. If I receive no satisfaction, I'll contact my Credit Card company to dispute the charges. This is a real shame, as they used to be a solid American appliance company.
by dehumidifiermalfunctin
7 people found this helpful
Works a Promised
Bought to replace DeLonghi that stopped pulling water after 3-4 years. Appears to be a consistent theme no matter the brand. Bought extended warranty for 45 from HD. Anyway - basement odor gone in one day. Humidity level now at 50 percent. Drain pump routed full length to washing machine drain - all good so far. One point though —- The unit does not immediately shut down when the bucket is removed as described in the instruction manual. When removed the compressor shuts down and the fan will continue for 3 minutes or so. Appears to normal operating procedure. Found issue in a 2013 post re a Kenmore. Finally someone pointed this out and it applies here too. After 7 years you’d think they would revise instructions (kenmore, GE I believe made by same company). Anyway pump works and that’s critical for me. I recommend the product.
by fokrab
6 people found this helpful
Works great. Really does the job keeping humidity in check in our bathroom. Pump works great too,...
Works great. Really does the job keeping humidity in check in our bathroom. Pump works great too, no more emptying the bucket twice a day. Just need to remember to properly clean the bucket a couple times a month. I ran the water discharge line into the toilet bowl, so when the seat is down you don't even know it's there. One tip if you do this, secure the line to keep the force of the water discharge from working the line out of place. I used a zip tie to secure the line to the toilets water inlet hose, but will probably make a plastic clamp from a milk jug to fasten it to one of the toilet tank bolts one of these days. The dehumidifier discharge line is thin but made from a stiff material so it can't make sharp 90 degree bends, but it is flexible enough you can route it as needed to get to your drain, and the hose that comes with it is generous in length.
by schidTexas
3 people found this helpful
Garbage
I bought 3 of these for different areas of my home. Within 2 years 2 of them no longer work. Stay away!
by Jay1
Response from GE AnswersMar 2, 2021
Hello Jay1 - Thank you for choosing GE Appliances. We appreciate your trust and very sorry to hear about the problems with two of the dehumidifiers. This is not something we would expect and hope you will reach out to us on our Contact Us page so we can help troubleshoot and look further into this issue. Keep in touch! - John@GEAppliances GE_Appliances
Quit working after about 1 1/2 years.
My second GE humidifier in the last 3-4 years just quit working. It will turn on but stopped dehumidifying just like the last one. I would definitely recommend buying the extended warranty. I did like it while it worked but for close to $300, you would expect it to last longer than a year or two.
by Mikeclcs
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by HomeDepotCustomer
Excellent. Gets the job done well...
Excellent. Gets the job done well
by RENEE
So far so good, thank you...
So far so good, thank you
by EILEEN
Unit is fine however it is difficult to get hose...
Unit is fine however it is difficult to get hose plug out to install hose for continuous use.
by JB
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