Danby Premiere 50 Pint Dehumidifier Review #DDR5009REE

The Danby Premiere 50 pint dehumidifier (Model: DDR5009REE) is a stylish machine that will fit nicely in basements or other living areas where mold and musty odors exist. It has a relatively good sized bucket which is mounted on the front and very easy to remove. Its built-in humidistat does a desirable job in keeping the relative humidity at your preferred level. The Danby 50-pint also features a fitting on the back in case one decides to hook up a hose (which is conveniently included) for continuous drainage into a floor drain or to set up a condensate pump. The Danby is easily portable and includes all the right features needed for the best in humidity control.

1. Room Coverage Based on 24 Hour Moisture Removal
2. Noise Level
3. Low Temperature Operation
4. Quality of the Continuous Drainage Option Included (Ease of hose attachment, location above the ground to improve the flow of water w/ gravity and provides the hose)
5. Bucket Capacity
6. Size, Weight and Maneuverability
7. Ease of Access to Bucket & to Remove and Replace
8. Energy Rating
9. Ability to Access Filter & to Remove, Clean and Re-install
10. Quality of Construction & Warranty
11. Value for the Price


  • Low temperature operation and will effectively do the jobs in basements
  • Quiet operation
  • Maintaining a desired humidity level is easy with its built-in humidistat (can adjust the humidity level between 30% and 90% in 5% increments)
  • R410A refrigerant to protect the environment
  • Auto restart when power is restored after an interruption
  • Auto defrost to prevent the machine from freezing up and damage
  • Removable washable filter to help reduce dust and dirt particles


  • Will not dehumidify a large basement


The Danby Premiere 50 pint model is a reliable, energy efficient answer to dehumidifying a cool basement up to 1000 square feet in size. The Danby 50 pint is relatively quiet for those seeking a dehumidifier to be placed in a finished basement. Additionally, its airflow design allows one to locate it against the wall if desired. Overall, the Danby 50 Pint is compact and attractive with user-friendly digital controls and settings and makes for an ideal residential dehumidifier.

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