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de-humidifier recommendation?

Guys...

I wanted to fit a wee dehumidifier now that I have shore power.
I wanted to fit it over the sink so that it would drain away without having to be emptied regularly.
Is there a model you could recommend?

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Re: de-humidifier recommendation?

We bought a small dehumidifier for our 36' Catalina through a recreational vehicle supply store. I had no luck finding what I wanted through regular marine supply outlets. The unit runs on 110 vac. Given that your location shows as Scotland I couldn't tell you what brand to look for. It was small enough to fit in the sink. Put it on a timer so it wouldn't run all the time. It has been on the boat for six weeks in a humid environment. I will be going to the boat next week to see how it worked.
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Re: de-humidifier recommendation?

Sail Delmarva: Dehumidifier vs Desicant

I've got 2 years on this one. I've tested cheaper ones that did not hold up.

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Re: de-humidifier recommendation?

The unit shown in pdqaltair's reply looks like the one I bought.
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Re: de-humidifier recommendation?

Not from personal experience. But interesting write up and UK based so may be available.

http://www.sailingtoday.co.uk/buying...-dehumidifiers

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Re: de-humidifier recommendation?

Possibly overkill but I've had great luck with this unit:

Amazon.com: EDV-4000: Home & Kitchen Amazon.com: EDV-4000: Home & Kitchen



Not cheap but quiet and very effective. Can be plumbed for continuous draining.
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Re: de-humidifier recommendation?

Guys....

Thanks.

How much power do they use, typically?
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Tiny Dehumidifiers
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Re: de-humidifier recommendation?

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Thanks.

How much power do they use, typically?
The EDV-4000 is about 400W.
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Re: de-humidifier recommendation?

I reviewed dehumidifiers on consumer reports. They recommend several. I bought a GE from Home Depot for about $135. Has worked wonders. Bit noisy, just use it when I am not on board
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