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Meaco DD8L Junior Dehumidifier (Multi Award Winning)
Meaco DD8L Junior Dehumidifier (Multi Award Winning)
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protect artefacts in display cases and storage drawers Helps allergy suffers including asthma Keep your boat dry over winter Keep your caravan or motorhome dry over winter Suitable for a 4-5 bedroom house will help to prevent condensation on your windows Conservatories get very cold at night and need a special dehumidifier like the DD8L to prevent condensation and mould growth The DD8L will keep a garage dry and prevent cars or bikes from being damaged by excess moisture. The DD8L has a laundry mode to help you dry washing on a clothes horse. The DD8L has been designed for use in unattended applications like looking after a holiday home whilst you are not there. The air coming out of the DD8L is 10-12°C warmer than the room air and this helps to speed up the drying process. Keep tools rust free
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Key Features

Best Buy Sailing Today Magazine 2013.

  • Exactly the same as the DD8L apart from no ioniser and no silver nano coating on the filter.
  • Same great specification (with no air treatment), lower price.
  • Absorption technology - no refrigerants
  • Reduces or eliminates mould spores, condensation and other damp issues
  • 8 litres a day extraction, which is equivalent to a 16 or 20 litre compressor dehumidifier
  • Running costs from 5.02p/hour based on 15.2p/kWh
  • New easier graphical control panel
  • Up to 80% reduction in running costs
  • Intelligent Meaco control system
  • Small and lightweight
  • Very quiet in operation
  • Trusted Meaco brand name
  • Suitable for flats and up to a 5 bed house
  • Perfect for boats/cars/caravans/garages
  • Great for drying washing

The current version of the Meaco DD8L Junior represents 8 years of development of the desiccant dehumidifier and the very best domestic dehumidification technology available today. We have used our experience and just as importantly, listened to our customers, and redefined what was already a class leading dehumidifier.

Up to 80% less energy consumption

It has been standard within the industry for desiccant dehumidifiers to always run their fan continuously, regardless of the relative humidity. They do this so that they can react to rises in relative humidity and start to dry the air again. This provides a level of accurate dehumidification that is over kill for domestic applications. The alternative provided by most compressor dehumidifiers is for the dehumidifier to turn off when the relative humidity target is reached. This saves energy but does mean that the dehumidifier potentially misses increases in relative humidity and could allow organic materials in the home to absorb the excess moisture and mould to grow.

Energy saving and accurate dehumidification combined

The Meaco DD8L Junior provides the best possible solution. When the target relative humidity is reached it runs its fan for 5 minutes to check that all is ok and then it turns itself off to save energy. Thirty minutes later it turns its fan back on and samples the air again for 5 more minutes. If the relative humidity has increased above it’s target it starts dehumidifying again, if the relative humidity is ok it goes back to sleep again for another 30 minutes. In a well sealed home this will mean that the fan will run for just 10 minutes an hour instead of 60, using just 1/6th of the power of other desiccant dehumidifiers.

The above is the perfect balance between protecting your environment and keeping costs to a minimum.

This Meaco exclusive control logic is available on the Meaco 12L and Meaco 20L Low Energy Dehumidifiers, Meaco 20L, the Meaco DD8L and the Meaco DD8L Junior, only Meaco make desiccant dehumidifiers that do this.

The Meaco DD8L Junior is one of our best selling dehumidifiers because;

It is great in a flat – very quiet, can dry laundry, very light and quiet.

In fact any house up to 5 bedrooms in size will benefit from a Meaco DD8L Junior.

As a desiccant it doesn’t mind low temperatures which means that it is perfect for looking after caravans/boats/garages/classic cars/motorhomes/holiday homes and workshops over winter. Boat owners will appreciate the lack of castors so it will not roll around on board.

The above applications usually require continuous drainage so that the tank does not have to be emptied. The DD8L Junior comes with a hose in the box.

If the power fails, when it comes back on the DD8L Junior will just start again in the mode you left it in. Most other dehumidifiers will go into standby and wait for you to return and press a button to turn them on.

Desiccant dehumidifiers do have a higher wattage rating than compressor dehumidifiers but in the British climate they extract water faster and are therefore on for less time, especially below 15°C.  Therefore, overall, the total amount of energy used will be less.  Please note that all energy consumed by the dehumidifier will be returned to the room as heat and as this is a winter product that is a good thing and is certainly not a waste of energy consumption.

The DD8L Junior has a Laundry mode to dry your washing faster and to prevent the water from the clothes from doing any damage around the home.

A small point that our customers tell us is very important is that the DD8L Junior allows you to select a quiet fan speed independent of the relative humidity that you might wish to select.  This ensures that the DD8L Junior will stay in quiet mode whenever you want absolute quiet, for example at night.

Finally the DD8L Junior turns off when the internal bucket is full and the bucket itself has a splash proof cover to make sure that not a drop is split as you pour the water away.

We are very proud of the Meaco DD8L Junior and it represents over 20 years of listening to customers and 8 years of development of desiccant dehumidifiers for the UK market.

Extraction rate 8 litres per day 
Humidistat Yes, electronic
Continuous drainage option Yes - hose included in the box
Timer Up to 8 hours
Electronic controls Yes
Auto restart Yes
Ioniser No
Filter Yes - dust filter only (improved from 2013)
Noise level 39/43/48dBA - depending on running mode
Power Supply Normal British 230V, 50Hz
Power Consumption 0/30/330/650W - depending on running mode
Running costs - 330W 5.02p/hour based on 15.2p/kWh
Running costs - 650W 9.88p/hour based on 15.2p/kWh
Fan Speeds 3 - Variable via running modes
Operating Temperatures 1....40°C
Refrigerant none
Tank 2 litres
Dimensions (HWD) mm 500 x 351 x 188mm
Weight 6.4Kgs

 
97 Product Reviews - Average rating 4.7 / 5 (Show All)

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What a lifesaver!

Richard Oakes - 18/12/2013

We bought this product mainly for our conservatory which suffered from terrible condensation, damp and coldness in the winter months. After only a couple of hours of this being installed the difference was unreal, the room was completely dry, and felt war...

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brianhedge - 28/11/2013

Having had condensation & damp I looked on the website to buy a dehumidifier from B&Q saw the name MEACO I then looked on the website and found one that I thought would do the trick & oh boy it is amazing the water that it is getting out I am very please ...

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Janice Brown - 22/11/2013

You can certainly believe all the great comments in your customers' reviews. I wanted to dry my washing quickly and without loads of condensation. A chat on the phone with one of your advisors helped me with my decision. Ordered my dehumidifier one aftern...

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M Santi - 21/11/2013

I have had several dehumidifiers over the years as I have a house with a flat roof and therefore have problems with condensation.the meaco is the best so have bought a second one to dry washing.
Have always had great service from meaco.


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C Hewson - 20/11/2013



Truly magical!

Jane Padley - 16/11/2013

You need to promote yourself on Amazon with the instructional video. I have written a review on Amazon even though I bought direct from Meaco. This little box of tricks stops condensation, dries my laundry and warms my home. Living in a London basement fl...

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