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My unit is collecting moisture VERY WELL! BUT it blows warm air only which makes it very hot in our apartment - anyway I can get it to stop blowing warm air from the top??

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My dehumidier blows very hot air while working. Makes it hotter than it was before starting. Like a furnace.


It is normal for a dehumidifier to discharge warm air. A dehumidifier is really an air conditioner - a fan blows humid room air across a cold fin coil that causes the moisture to condense on it and drip into a container - thus cooling AND dehumidifying the air. The cool air is blown over the warm coil and discharged out the back. A dehumidifier WILL normally increase the temperature of the room it is in.
You can do the same thing with sitting an A/C unit on a stool in a room. Room air will be drawn in, cold air will come out the front, hot air out the back and water will drip on the floor. And, the room will get hotter, due to what is called "heat of compression" even though you're running an A/C unit.

Jun 26, 2013 | Windchaser WDH928 Dehumidifier

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Dehumidifier VS. Air conditioner


A dehumidifier is basically the same thing as an air conditioner but both coils (condenser and evaporator) are in the same unit meaning a dehumidifier exhaust warm air in the same room it is in. running a dehumidifier would make an air conditioner run more because of the warm exhaust, when you run an air conditioner it acts like a dehumidifier and dries the air. As far as saving energy it all depends on the size of the AC and dehumidifier and the size of the room. If you want warm dry air, use a dehumidifier; if you want cool dry air run the AC but not both.
How do all these parts fit together to pull moisture from the air? It's fairly simple, but very effective:
  1. A fan collects air from the surrounding area and pulls it into the dehumidifier.
  2. As the air passes through, it comes into contact with the dehumidifier's cooled coils. These coils use condensation to pull moisture from the air. The collected moisture remains on the coils and drips into the dehumidifier's reservoir.
  3. The dehumidifier reheats the air and exhausts it back into the room.
A dehumidifier usually has a removable plastic bucket for are reservoir; most buckets also have a place where you can hook up a hose so the collected water can drain straight into a floor drain or pump. This frees you from having to remember to dump out the water. But don't worry too much about the reservoir overflowing -- most dehumidifiers also have an automatic shut-off. If you're using a dehumidifier in extremely moist conditions,however, or if you need to keep your dehumidifier on all the time, you should look into a unit with a built-in condensate pump, which regularly pumps water out of the unit's reservoir rather than simply relying on gravity to empty it as a hose does.



on May 18, 2010 | Dehumidifiers

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Only the fan runs




Hi,


There are many reasons why a dehumidifier will not work or collect water.


Here is a tip that I wrote to help people to figure out what is going wrong with their dehumidifier

Dehumidifier is running but no water is in bucket

heatman101

Dec 30, 2010 | Danby DDR583R Dehumidifier

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I have a Silhouette dehumidifier model # DDR583R which is about 2-3 yr old. The red light indicating a full tank is on and no water is collected. When I checked the sensor & manually pushed it the...


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Here is a tip that explains what can be happening to make the dehumidifier show that the bucket is full when it is not.

Dehumidifier Problem It shows Bucket Full

heatman101

Aug 26, 2010 | Danby DDR583R Dehumidifier

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The fan on unit works fine but collects no water. It also gets quite hot on back.


Hello my name is Heath it will be my pleasure to assist you. The problem with the unit is it could have a plugged up coil or there is not enough moisture in the air to collect a noticeable amount of water. It may be collecting water but it could be boiling off before its collected in the drip pan.

Jun 13, 2010 | Danby DDR4007EE Dehumidifier

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Ice build-up on Danby Dehumidifier DDR583R


Make sure you have enough air moving over the coils. There is an air filter on some models which may be obstructed. Insufficient air flow will cause your problem.

Sep 17, 2009 | Danby DDR583R Dehumidifier

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My Danby DDR586R dehumidifier shouts hot air, it was shooting cool air before, what can the problem be?


Here is Danby's official response to a similar question on their FAQ page for Dehumidifiers:
https://www.danby.com/faqs.php?cat=12

Q) When the dehumidifier is operating, is it normal for the expelled air to be quite warm? We find that the dehumidifier is warming up the room noticeably (a finished basement).

A) The warm air that is being expelled from your dehumidifier is normal. When the unit is dehumidifying the compressor is working which causes the compressor to become quite hot. In order to avoid having the compressor overheat, air is drawn by the compressor at a rapid rate and the heat is then transferred to the air which must be expelled from the unit. The warm air will stop shortly after the unit has reached the desired humidity. This warm air should not change your room temperature by more than a degree or two.

May 07, 2009 | Dehumidifiers

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Lost instructions


Here's the FAQ for Danby dehumidifiers =>

http://www.danby.com/products/faqs.php?cat=12&q=53

There were no instructions manuals to download.

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Jan 03, 2009 | Danby DDR583R Dehumidifier

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Use a piece of ethernet cable and carefully push it through the water discharge area's...This should free up the grime that's clogging the drainage holes.

Jun 02, 2008 | Danby DDR583R Dehumidifier

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