DDR60A2GP 60-Pint Dehumidifier
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Efficient, convenient dehumidifier with easy controls, a washable air filter, and quiet operation

If your house or apartment ever smells musty and you’re worried about mold, a dehumidifier can help freshen and clean the air. The Danby DDR60A2GP 60-Pint dehumidifier is an efficient, easy-to-program dehumidifier that includes a washable air filter and a quiet operation. To learn more about what makes this product so effective (and what the problems are), keep reading.

Easy-to-use electronic controls

Programming the Danby is easy. Using the control panel, you can view what a room’s current humidity level is and then make adjustments. Set the humidity (between 30-90%), fan speed, and 24-hour shutoff timer. An ideal humidity level is about 45-50%.

Washable air filter

Dehumidifiers need air filters so they perform at their best and keep your air clear of dangerous allergens. The Danby’s air filter is washable, so you can get a lot of use out of before you have to buy another one. This is also better for the environment because you aren’t constantly throwing away and replacing filters.

Energy-Star rated

The Danby is very environmentally-friendly. In addition to its reusable filter, it uses $-410A refrigerant, which does not damage the ozone. This has earned it an Energy Star rating which means it is more efficient and saves you more money than dehumidifiers without the rating.



Dehumidifiers can be noisy. Even at the highest fan speed, the Danby is pretty quiet and does not interfere with your life. In terms of actual decibels, it has 55, which is about the same as most other home noises like dishwashers, fans, and so on.


Besides the refrigerant, another reason the Danby DDR60A2GP is so efficient is because of how it operates. When you set your desired humidity and let the Dany run, it will work until the setting is reached. Then it shut itself off unless the humidity needs to be changed again, in which case it will come back on. This way the dehumidifier isn’t always on and wasting energy.


The Dany is large, but has features that make it portable so you can move it to whatever room you need it in. It has two built-in carrying handles and 4 easy-roll casters. If your whole house needs freshened air, you can just roll or carry the dehumidifier wherever it needs to go.


Drainage design

To drain the unit, you can either empty it manually or attach a drain hose so the water continuously drains out into the drain port. However, if you do it this way, water tends to leak over the floor. The problem is with the drain hole that the hose goes into. It’s best to just empty the water out manually and keep the dehumidifier contained.

Overall Review

The Danby DDR60A2GP holds a huge amount of water (60 pints) and both freshens and cleans the air. It is extremely efficient in how it’s made (Eco-friendly refrigerant) and how it operates by only running when the humidity in the air needs to be addressed. You can easily move the unit from room to room using the handles or 4 casters, and program it using the easy control panel so your whole house can feel fresher and free from allergens.