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I recently picked up a dehumidifier with no manual and digital settings.......... my question is this, I want it so it dries out the basment as much as possible, so do I set it to the 20% setting or the 70 % ????

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The lower the setting the longer the run time, so if you set this unit to 20%, it should in essence run constantly, as it would be quite difficult to pull a basement down to such a low humidity level. Hope this helps.

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