Question about DeLonghi DE500 Dehumidifier
I went back and rechecked. If the fan mode is selected, you can only set the fan at one of the three speeds. If you leave it in the fan mode, the dehumidifier will not come on.
Once the fan speed is selected, it will run at that speed in the dehumidifier mode. The fan will keep running, even when the dehumidifier (compressor) shuts down.
The only way to get it to turn off is to use the clock setting, which either selects how long it stands-by before starting , or how long it will run before going back to stand-by. DeLonghi calls it "stand-by," we would call it "off." DeLonghi calls unplugged "off."
I've never turned mine to stand-by, because it will never get my entire house down to 30% humidity (I have it where my air handler returns air to the basement). I live in the greater DC Metro area, where 75% humidity is considered extremely dry.
Apparently the normal mode of operation is fan on unless awaiting a clock start, or encountering a clock shut-down; either condition puts it into the "stand-by" mode.
Posted on Sep 03, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jun 20, 2014 | Frigidaire Dehumidifiers
Aug 14, 2011 | Friedrich D50C Dehumidifier
Jun 18, 2011 | Kenmore 54501 Dehumidifier
Jun 06, 2011 | Danby Dehumidifier
May 23, 2011 | Fedders A7DH45B2A Dehumidifier
Apr 27, 2011 | Kenmore 54701 Dehumidifier
Dec 31, 2010 | Danby DDR586R Dehumidifier
Apr 11, 2009 | Goldstar DH504EL Dehumidifier
Feb 19, 2008 | DeLonghi DE500 Dehumidifier
264 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: