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Frigidaire - 50-Pint Dehumidifier - White

Stay comfortable with this 50-pint dehumidifier that features a 12-hour timer for safe operation and 2 fan speeds for convenient moisture control.
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How much electricity does the unit use when just the fan is running?

You posted how many watts are used when the compressor is running, but the fan runs independently and sometimes just the fan is running for circulation. How many watts does just the fan use?
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Best Buy Warranties

Does Best Buy offer extended warranties, and, if so, what are the costs?
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the dehumidifier stopped working with ice in the back of machine.

I got the 50 pint frigidaire dehumidifier 11 months ago. My basement is about 1500 sq in MA. now, the dehumidifier is running but the moisture remains high at 70. Found ice in the top of the bucket. I unplugged for 4 hours. replugged. Still does not work.
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Why is this rated as an Energy Star?

How many watts of energy does this unit use? How many do your other size units use?
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Energy usage is copied below. As far as why they are all Energy Star, they fall within the Department of Energies specifications for energy savings in this product category.

50 pint Dehumidifier
Electrical Specifications
Voltage Rating: 115V, 60Hz
Amps (Cool): 6.6
Watts (Cool): 615

I've also copied the 30 and 70 pint below for refference

30 pint
Electrical Specifications
Voltage Rating: 115V, 60Hz
Amps (Cool): 4.8
Watts (Cool): 420

70 pint
Electrical Specifications
Voltage Rating: 115V, 60Hz
Amps (Cool): 7.5
Watts (Cool): 765

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Frigidaire
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How much heat does the unit throw off when the compressor is running

I have an old dehumidifier that throws off a lot of heat. That makes it uncomfortable to run during the summer in our finished basement (15' x 25'). How hot will this unit make the room?
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By the nature of how a dehumidifier works, they will all emit a certain amount of heat. However, new dehumidifiers are more effecient, and will run much cooler than older units.

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Hose

What size hose does this unit need, 3/4 5/8?? thanks
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A standard garden hose is recommended which is usually 5/8 in size.

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How much CFM of air is the fan capable of?

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The levels you inquired are listed below:
Air CFM (High): 318
Air CFM (Low): 270

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Will the fan run continuously even when the compressor is off??

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The fan will cycle on and off, but will not run continuoulsy.

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Auto Restart

Does the unit restart automaticaly with the same settings after a power outage?
2 years, 5 months ago
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The dehumidifier is designed to return to original settings after a power failure.

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What kind of Warranty? 1 yr - 2 yr - 5 yr - 90 day?

What kind of warranty does this unit have? I didn't see it in any of the information.
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This unit has a 1 year manufacturer’s warranty and a 2-5 limited warranty on the sealed system.

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