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Meaco DD8L Dehumidifier

£199.99

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Desiccant dehumidifiers are popular where people want a quieter, lighter dehumidifier or where the space is cold and would benefit from some warmth. If your application is below 10°C then desiccant is definetely the best choice.

  • Use to prevent condensation, mould & damp
  • Which? Best Buy since 2014
  • Can be used to dry laundry
  • Desiccant dehumidifiers are popular in colder homes
  • A favourite with flat owners because it is so quiet
  • Two year parts and labour warranty
  • Option of extending warranty to five years

Description

Straightforward, functional dehumidifier

 

This is a great dehumidifier for household use, giving you real value for money with up to 80% reduction in running costs, quiet operation and our unique intelligent control logic system. A Which? Best Buy since 2014, it’s also a highly reliable unit that uses the very best domestic dehumidification technology available today.

 

"A brilliant piece of kit” Land Rover World magazine

 

  • Absorption technology - no refrigerants or gases
  • 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
  • Up to 80% less energy consumption
  • Unique intelligent Meaco control logic system
  • Small and lightweight
  • Very quiet operation
  • Suitable for all applications
  • Anti-bacterial filter
  • Great for drying washing

 

 

Why we are revolutionary

 

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, however. 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.

 

The Meaco DD8L provides the best possible solution to this problem.

 

When the target relative humidity is reached, the unit runs its fan for five minutes to check that all is OK and then it turns itself off to save energy. Thirty minutes later the fan turns back on and samples the air again for five more minutes. If the relative humidity has increased above the 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.

 

This gives you the perfect balance between protecting your environment and keeping costs to a minimum.

 

This Meaco exclusive control logic is available on the Meaco DD8L, the whole Low Energy and ABC range, the Meaco DD8L Junior and the Meaco DD8L Zambezi and only Meaco make desiccant dehumidifiers that do this.

 

As a desiccant it also doesn't mind low temperatures which means that it is perfect for looking after areas that are likely to be colder, such as caravans, camper vans, boats, garages, cellars, classic cars, motorhomes, holiday homes. Boat owners in particular will appreciate the lack of castors on the unit, so it will not roll around on board.

 

 

Still more features

 

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

 

It is also fitted with an anti-bacterial filter and an ioniser to help keep the air cleaner, which is especially important homes where family members suffer from allergies.

 

Importantly, the DD8L allows you to select a quiet fan speed independent of the relative humidity that you might wish to select.  This ensures that the DD8L will stay in quiet mode whenever you want absolute quiet, for example at night, so that your sleep or peace is not disturbed.

 

Finally, the DD8L 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.

 

 

Like all our units, the DD8L comes with a two year parts and labour warranty, as well as the option of extending the warranty to five years.

Technical Overview

Compressor or Desiccant?Desiccant
Extraction Rate at 20°C and 60%rh7.5 litres per day
Weight6.4kgs
Dimensions (HWD)500 x 351 x 188mm
Noise Level39 / 43 / 48 dB(A) depending on running mode
Power Supply220-240V, 50Hz
Power Consumption30 / 330 / 650 watts
Approximate Electricity Cost5.02p / hour based on 15.2p / kWh at 330 watts
9.88p / hour based on 15.2p / kWh at 650 watts
Operating Temperatures1°C - 40°C
Filter TypeAnti-bacterial dust filter
Tank Size2 litres
Variable HumidistatBetween 40%rh and 60%rh
Maximum Air Flow80 / 100 / 115m³/hour depending on fan speed
Digital DisplayNo
Automatic LourveNo (manual)
Fan Speeds3
Meaco Control LogicYes
Laundry ModeYes
Auto RestartYes
Child LockNo
On TimerNo
Off TimerYes - between 1 and 8 hours
IoniserYes (can be switched on & off)
Ozone Rating 0.022ppm
Continuous Drainage OptionYes - hose not included
Hose Dimensions (for continuous drainage)8 x 11mm 

 

Instruction Manuals

Extraction Rate Data

Room ConditionsMaximum Water ExtractionWattage
20°C and 60%rh - fan speed one3.5 litres per day330 watts
20°C and 60%rh - fan speed two and laundry mode7.5 litres per day650 watts

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24/09/2020
Ankit S.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Very good dehumidifier

I bought this instead of the bigger one called dd8l zambezi and it does the job just as well. It dries the clothes in no time and it pretty silent. Would definitely recommend for a 2 bed flat owner. Also buying directly through the meaco’s website was a doddle. The delivery was also made on time and was signed for which is a great addition. Good job Meaco. Thanks

25/09/2020
Meaco (U.K.) Limited

Hello Ankit, Thank you for leaving us a review and we are happy to hear that you are impressed with your Meaco DD8L!

FN
17/09/2020
Frances N.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Meaco DD8L dehumidifier

Really easy to use. Neat design. Easy to move. Great instruction leaflet.

J
20/08/2020
John
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Built to last. Review after 7 Years.

Thought I’d give a review here. Used mainly in the Kitchen. I’ve had this particular model around 8 years (I think?) It is still going strong. The Water tank has finally given up the ghost so I’ve just ordered a new one. They will naturally wear out as it’s the part that basically gets the most use external to the unit due to pulling out and putting back in again plus a crack appeared which is likely me dropping for the umpteenth time but still not bad at all for 8 years. The LED for the on/off switch went ages ago but it’s pretty obvious when it’s on or not so I didn’t bother getting it repaired even though Meaco said they would be happy to do so under warranty. To be honest the faff of it all put me off. All in all a very good product and I would recommend Meaco as the go to place to get a dehumidifier. Thank you. PS Meaco is a female Japanese name in case you were wondering although it’s spelt slightly differently when it’s romanised “Miako“

JK
06/04/2020
Johnny K.
Customer review

Very Good. Does the job removes a full 'load' of water every night!

P
28/03/2020
Peter
Customer review

Great equipment. It does its job in the garage.

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