hOmeLabs HME020031N 70-pint Specification
|Product||hOmeLabs HME020031N 70-pint|
15.4 x 24.3 x 11 in
(39.1 x 61.7 x 27.9 cm)
|Weight||40 lb (18.1 kg)|
|Coverage (up to)||4500 sq. ft. (418 m2)|
|Capacity||70 pints (45 pints DOE 2019)|
|Water tank||1.8 gallon (14.4 pints)|
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- 2 Fan speeds (Normal, Turbo)
- Digital Humidistat with filer change reminder
- Automatically shut-off, restart, defrost
- Continuous mode
- Washable air filter
- 14.4 pint water tank
- 24-hour timer
hOmeLabs HME020031N 70-pint review
- Modern design with built-in handles, wheels, drain hose outlet, and filter.
- Cover between 3,000 to 4,500 square feet of coverage.
- Adjustable humidity with separate timer, continuous mode, filter, and turbo mode.
- Large water tank with indicator.
- Support direct hose or automatically shut-off when the water tank is full.
- Pump is not included in the package. Require hose with gravity.
- Slow in defrosting. Slight flimsy drain hose part.
Infused with a clean and modern look, hOmeLabs 70 Pint dehumidifier will fit well in any home decor design. At 15.4 x 24.3 x 11 in and 40 lb weight, the white color housing will take up a large chunk of living space. Moving the dehumidifier around is not hard thanks to the side grabbing handles, heavy-duty casters, and the slightly lighter bodyweight. With air inlet and outlet tuck away from the eye-view, you can only find a water level window prominently display upfront. Speaking of the bucket, removing and reinserting bucket is dead easy and you will only have to do it every 1-3 days. The deep 1.8 gallons will hold a high volume of water even if you leave it on 24×7. Moving to the back, the air intake is located behind the big air filter grille. The air filter can be easily taken out for cleaning unlike some models that require removing the whole panel. Below the grille, there is a drain hose slot that you can connect it to a garden hose for gravity pump. Right below it is the power cord bucket slot that is unique in hOmeLabs. It is there to hold the power cord by wrapping around it.
Let’s jump to the controls. Starting from the left, you have the comfort button that will automatically set a comfortable and healthy level based on the ambient temperature. Example: <65 ˚F 6 (55%), 65 -77 ˚F (50%), >77 ˚F (45%). Filter button is only used to reset the check time after you have clean the filter. When the clean filter light starts flashing, it is time to clean the filter. Next, pressing continuous button will activate/ deactivate the continuous dehumidifying operation. Pressing Turbo button will cycle between normal and high fan speed. Left/ Right buttons has 2 distinctive functions. It can deactivate continuous mode and set a specific humidity level between 35-85% relative humidity level with +-5% increment. By pressing the timer button, it can set the timer that will either turn on or turn off the dehumidifier. You can refer to the LED display during adjustment and check on the current humidity level.
Pints and speed
What’s inside counthOmeLabs dehumidifier refrigerative technology helps remove airborne allergens that thrive on wet conditions. Through its built-in pump compressor, the damp air will first be cleansed by the filter. With most particles like dust, hair, pet dander, mold removed, the clean air will then pass through the refrigerated coils. After going through condensation, water will be extracted out and drip down to the bucket. The now dry air will then disperse out as vapor and the dehumidification process will start all over again until a humidity point is reached.
Keep it downDespite being a 70-pint model, hOmeLabs HME020031N can be pretty silent at low speed that you will only hear humming fan noise. At high speed though, it is considerably loud thus not suitable for night use or during work. As for power consumption, hOmeLabs is Energy Star Certified but usage is very much a 70-pint model. expect relatively high power consumption if you operate at high speed for more than 12 hours.
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