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4.4 | 5990 Reviews

Frigidaire High Humidity 50 Pint Capacity Dehumidifier

Frigidaire Model # FFAD5033W1

Features

  • Easy-to-Clean Washable Dust Filter
  • Custom Humidity Control
  • Continuous Drain Option
  • Automatic Shut Off

Quick Specs

  • Type: 40 Pint & Over Dehumidifier
  • Width: 16"
  • Height: 24 3/4"
  • Depth: 12 1/4"
  • Energy Star Rated: Yes

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Easy-to-Clean Washable Dust Filter Capture dust from the air and keep your air conditioner working efficiently with our easy-to-clean washable dust filter.

Custom Humidity Control Maximize your comfort with customized control over the amount of humidity in your room.

Continuous Drain Option Skip emptying the water bucket, this unit continuously drains your dehumidifier so that you don't have to lift a finger.

Automatic Shut Off Unit shuts off automatically when the water bucket is full.

Hassle-Free Front Loading Bucket A water bucket is conveniently located in the front of the unit for easy access, while the carry handle and splash guard make emptying your bucket hassle-free.

Portable Design Easily move from room to room with caster wheels and side handles, dehumidifying your room when and where you need it.

Low Temperature Operation This unit is designed to operate at low temperatures down to 41°F.

ENERGY STAR® Certified Use less energy, reduce your energy usage and ultimately lower your utility bills.

Features

  • Easy-to-Clean Washable Dust Filter
  • Custom Humidity Control
  • Continuous Drain Option
  • Automatic Shut Off
  • Hassle-Free Front Loading Bucket
  • Portable Design
  • Low Temperature Operation
  • ENERGY STAR® Certified
Product Line Dehumidifier
Power Type Electric 120v
Size None
Installation Type Portable
Factory Sourced
Color White
Dehumidifier
Air CFM (Low) 167 CFM
Air CFM (Med) 194 CFM
Air CFM (High) 229 CFM
Fan Speeds - Fan 3
Noise Level dBA (Low) 47 dBA
Noise Level dBA (Med) 49 dBA
Noise Level dBA (High) 51 dBA
Motor RPM (Low) 880 RPM
Motor RPM (Med) 980 RPM
Motor RPM (High) 1160 RPM
Air Discharge Top of Unit
Container Full Indication Yes
Digital Humidity Readout Yes
Filter Access Location Back
Filter Check Indicator Yes
Low Temperature Operation Yes
Option for Advanced Filtration No
Pump Feature No
Quick Glance Light No
Performance
Bucket Capacity 2.1 Gallons
Dehumidification - Pints per Day 50
Relative Humidity Minimum 35 %
Relative Humidity Maximum 85 %
Integrated Energy Factor (L/kWh) 1.8
Functions
24-Hour On/Off Timer Yes
Auto Restart Yes
Auto Shut-Off Yes
Clean Air Ionizer No
Continuous Drain Operation Yes
Controls
Child Lock No
Control Type Electronic
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Enabled No
Dimensions and Volume
Height 24 3/4"
Width 16"
Depth 12 1/4"
Electrical Specifications
Amps 7.8 Amps
Voltage Rating 115 V
Watts 545 Watts
Installation
Power Cord Length 78"
General Specifications
Product Weight 41 lbs
Prop 65 Label Yes
Refrigerant Type R-410A
Warranty - Labor 1 Year
Warranty - Parts 1 Year
Safety Certifications and Approvals
cUL Listed Yes
Energy Efficiency Verification (Canada) Yes
ENERGY STAR Certified Yes
UL Listed Yes

Quick Specs


  • Appearance

  • Type: 40 Pint & Over Dehumidifier

  • Dimensions

  • Width: 16"
  • Height: 24 3/4"
  • Depth: 12 1/4"

  • Features

  • Energy Star Rated: Yes

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4.4 out of 5

87% of reviewers recommend this product.

1 Stars

Don't waste your money on this product

Humid Ken 7/12/2024

My 3rd Frigidaire Dehumidifier has failed after less than a year. They must lose the refrigerant. The bottom few rows of coils get cold and ice up but the top doesn't. It removes less and less water until, finally, it's useless. The same thing has happened with every one of them. My basement is 70 degrees so it's not that it's too cold.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

4 Stars

megane1234 7/11/2024

It worked great at first. I loved the product. It unfortunately stopped working after 8 months. Frigidaire has great customer service and offered a replacement and sent it in a timely manner
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

4 Stars

Rpesa 7/11/2024

So far it's working great, but this is replacing same model that only lasted a year. See if this one lasts longer.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

4 Stars

Quality dehumidifier

BMR905 7/10/2024

2nd purchase of this model dehumidifier. Ran for over three years almost constantly. Helped keep my basement dry.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

1 Stars

Didn't last a year

Dave508 7/9/2024

Dehumidifier stops after 5 - 6 hours with an EC error code. Covered under 1 year warranty, so they gave approval for a replacement a week ago. I'm still waiting, with no further information given. Chat and phone support appear to be overwhelmed, so I have time to write this review.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

5 Stars

Keeps our home cooler and better sleep

Jenn12330 7/9/2024

I bought this as a recommendation from a friend who said that reducing the humidity in her home also reduced the strain on her A/C system. Well, it works! Our home is much more comfortable and cooler and the A/C gets to shut off in the afternoon instead of running continously. We are in Central Texas and our home is old and in need of new windows and doors so there are lots of leaky places. This is a great help until we are able to get new window/doors!
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Deb804 7/8/2024

I've had a Frigidaire dehumidifier for a number of years and it was just time to replace it. Was happy with the Frigidaire I had so bought a new one! Just in time for the July heat and humidity! Has been working like a charm as soon as I turned it on!
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

3 Stars

7/8/2024

Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

4 Stars

Heavy Duty and quiet

CillaatLBC 7/8/2024

This was replacing a 5 year old model of a different brand. I was looking for a different brand because I have been failed twice by the other. This one has all the right features, seems quiet and is working fine.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

1 Stars

Frigidaire doesn't stand behind products

mcclm01 7/8/2024

Purchased this in April 2023. Used for approximately 5 months (live in Indiana). Plugged unit back in at beginning of July 2024 and compressor doesn't come on, so no water is being collected. I paid $300 for this and Frigidaire is unwilling to admit there is a problem here. This is not normal life for a product. DO NOT BUY A FRIGIDAIRE!
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

4 Stars

Effecient Moisture Removal

JoeKin Jersey 7/8/2024

I amquite happy with the way the unit is able to remove moisture from my finished basement. It is relatively quiet and is rated as "energy effecient" although haven't had long enough to verify. Only quibble is that the unit can't be programmed to turn on and off. Has to be restarted after every cycle. That part is a pain.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Great product

Korkel 7/7/2024

This is my 3rd dehumidifier from fridgadarie and they all still work well
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

1 Stars

Old One Conked Out

Harpo Louis 7/7/2024

I hope my new dehumidifier lasts longer than my old Frigidaire dehumidifier, which conked out after a few years of only summer use. It was out of warranty and Frigidaire customer service told me to replace the unit. Let's hope this new one lasts longer.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

4 Stars

Dehumidifier Works Well

Joe DB 7/5/2024

The only modification that is needed is to lower condensate collection volume to prevent spillage when the collector is removed and decanted into a toilet. The condensate collector design could be improved.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

1 Stars

EC Code a common problem

DJC66 7/5/2024

EC code is the problem as so many have stated. Frigidaire will not recognize this as a "known" issue even though this review page is full of people reporting this problem. My dehumidifier is 2 years old so obviously their estimate of 5-10 years of use is totally wrong. Sadly, I will never purchase a Frigidaire dehumidifier again as this is the second one where I had a problem. Fortunately, for me, the first one died during the warranty period so I received a replacement, this time I have no resolution, (model FFAD5033W10)
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

1 Stars

Never buy a fridgaire dehumidifier

Jwkl 7/5/2024

My second unit in 2 yrs.1 st. One lasted just under 2 yrs. With a total use of 7 months use.They only have a 1 yr. Warranty.frigidare offered me a slight discount on a new unit.Bought the second unit through them and this one would not work at all.3 hrs. On the the phone with 5 different reps and 1 drop call ,the issue is still not resolved.The rep even told me they were aware of issues with the frigidare dehumidifier.Don,t say I didn™€™t warn you! THEY ARE JUNK!
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

5 Stars

So far no problems

totall 7/5/2024

It is working very good no problems.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

4 Stars

Dehumidifier

AmesCyclone 7/4/2024

Only had the dehumidifier for a couple of weeks. So far it is working well. It was simple to set up and is doing a good job in my basement.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

1 Stars

Errors

Pat12345678 7/2/2024

Bought this unit from my local Lowe's after reading somewhat positive reviews. Set it up in my 900sq ft, medium humidity basement. After about 2 hours I could tell it was making a big difference. After 5 hours... it was off with an "E5" error code. Unplugged, replugged, all solutions. Nothing worked.If you're looking to spend $298.73 for 5 hours of operation this unit is for you.Welcome to the Frigidaire Family!
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Quiet Performance

Ares1 7/2/2024

Our dehumidifier is working well and runs quiet. Exactly what we expected in our Frigidaire appliance!
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Doing the job

Regead 7/2/2024

Running for several days nonstop. I changed the setting from continuous to 55% and don™€™t believe it™€™s stopped once. It runs quietly and drains onto the sump lid, so I can see the water trickles.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

1 Stars

EC code 2 months after warranty expires

bruk98 7/1/2024

Ordered this dehumidifier last summer, has not been running even 1 year (we bought it a few months prior to needing it). 1.5 months outside of the 1-year warranty and the EC code has popped up and it shuts off. Called customer service and was told there is nothing they can do. Understand the risk of not pursuing the extended warranty but think it is absurd and shady for a unit to start to fail immediately after the traditional warranty period ends.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

3 Stars

Didn™€™t last

EB61 6/30/2024

I loved this dehumidifier until it stopped working. After 2 years of use it began to freeze up and the compressor stopped working. If you think that it is only used about 5 months out of the year, it has only run a little over a year, but out of warranty. Too expensive to have to replace so soon.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Great dehumidifier!

Basementhome 6/28/2024

It's a hard-working but necessary item. Keeps the entire finished basement (3 rooms) dry and free of mold and musty smells. Quiet, powerful - it just plain works flawlessly.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

1 Stars

Unit lasted 10 months - Very poor manufacturer response to warranty coverage

Leslie135 6/27/2024

We set the dehumidifier up in an unfinished section of our lower level to address moisture issues we were having behind the drywall in another section of the basement. The unit worked great - for 10 months. The back of the unit fan kept working but did not drain - instead it iced up on the back surface. We contacted Frigidaire since the one year warranty had not yet expired. They stated they would send a new unit within 5-7 business days. That occurred at the end of May. We still have not received the replacement 4 weeks later nor have we received correspondence with shipping information. When we inquired about a new warranty period for the new unit, we were advised that the warranty period would be from the date of purchase of the ORIGINAL unit (now 11 months ago). In review of some customer reviews, our experience with icing up of this model was NOT unusual. We have given up and purchased another unit by a different manufacturer with a 5 year warranty.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

5 Stars

Great dehumidifier!

Mancy 6/25/2024

Our basement feels so much better now that we have the be Frigidaire. Our old one a Frigidaire too and finally wore out.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Billk1 6/25/2024

New dehumidifier is working well. So much more taking water out if the basement than I our 2 year old Samsung.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

tan05 6/25/2024

This is our 2nd Frigidaire dehumidifier. We love the first one and found it to be dependable and very efficient so we decided we needed another one!
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

DEHUMIDIFIER BASEMENT

KENNA1120 6/24/2024

PERFECT. KNEW WE HAD ISSUES FROM WHEN IT WAS BUILT, NOT SEALED PROPERLY. HOWEVER THE EQUIPMENT IS WORKING GREAT TO HELP FIX THE PROBLEM. LOVE IT
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

dehumidifier

cah42 6/23/2024

Easy to install. Is quiet. I like it. Quick delivery.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

1 Stars

Poor investment

Sjc1 6/23/2024

Lasted two summers, long enough to be outside of warranty and then the EC code. No amount of unplugging and plugging it back in does any good.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

5 Stars

6/22/2024

Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Ericdean 6/22/2024

Ultra quiet
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

4 Stars

Efficiently dehumidifies

2ndTimeBuyers 6/22/2024

I bought this FFAD5033 model because the 70 pint Frigidaire model I own and like isn't available any longer. The new one seems to work well so far, but it's a pain to empty! The older model has a handhold on the front of the bucket that makes it easier to handle. Also, this new model is difficult to empty because there is only a small opening in the top of the bucket to pour out the water. This modification will disappoint me every time I empty the bucket for as long as I own the unit.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

1 Stars

Poor service

b6514 6/21/2024

I™€™ve owned this for 2 years so it is not covered Nader the warranty. Frost has been forming on the coils so I contacted the support service. Their advice was to contact a licensed repair service. So much for the help; that was a waste of time.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

5 Stars

6/21/2024

Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

1 Stars

The EC code strikes again. FFAD5033W1

Jason1021 6/21/2024

I have the FFAD5033W1 Frigidaire dehumidifier. Bought exactly a year ago, June 2023. It has worked great for the last 12 months. But, 6 days after my warranty expired I got an EC code on the indicating a leak in the sealed system. Apparently this can™€™t be repaired. I spent almost $300 on this unit and it only lasted a year?! I clean the filters monthly. Keep the unit off at night so it has time to cool down and not be too overworked. I keep the humidity set at 65% and I live in a relatively dry area. I™€™ve checked my outlet for a solid 115 volts so it™€™s not overpowered. I did all the things to keep this thing healthy and it still died on me! VERY FRUSTRATED that I wasted my hard earned money on a fancy looking piece of plastic. Very disappointed and now I have to spend more money! I™€™m not the only one who has had the dreaded EC code. There™€™s a lot of them out there. Almost all of your 1 star reviews have the EC code. What is going on?! Maybe this should be recalled. I feel bad for the people who have just purchased their FFAD5033W1 units. Completely unreliable! Do Not Buy! I wish I could give negative stars.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

3 Stars

Not A Great Energy Saver

stevet7 6/20/2024

I recently purchased this model to replace an earlier Frigidaire I purchased in 2013. It still runs great however my electric bill really jumps when I start using it in the Spring. I thought that buying the current model would save on electricity, however I was told today by the Frigidaire Customer Service Rep I spoke to that the newer model actually uses more electrlcity! How Crazy is that? No progress in 11 years? I'm returning the one I just bought. I'll wait until my old one gives out.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

6/20/2024

Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

So far so good.

sxd9mm 6/20/2024

Bought it a month ago to replace a broken LG. So far it works, is very quiet, and extracts moisture as it should. Time will show.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Unbelievable product support

The Dean 6/19/2024

My dehumidifier works very efficiently and a lot quieter than the last unit. If it ever wears out, I will buy from this company again. I did have a very small issue with the reservoir, I called customer support. They resolved this issue in less than five minutes and the resolution was beyond my expectations.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Very pleased.

Mo51 6/19/2024

Excellent dehumidifier. Quiet ™€¦ good for a fairly large area. Works very well in our basement.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Excellent product for the price

smileybill 6/18/2024

I have purchased a number of other manufactures 50 Pint Capacity Dehumidifiers, and it seems that I come back to Frigideire. Most that I have bought have had a 2-year warrantee on their product however they don't seem to make it and it is a hassle to get it repaired which they never do but they due replace it with a reconditioned one that lasts until the original warrantee is up. Lockley the two Frigidaire units that I purchased before this one has lasted the two years. Hopefully this one will too. I live near a river, and it is almost always moist, and I keep mine set at 40 %,
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Dehumidifier review

Windhaven basement 6/17/2024

It™€™s working great. It™€™s quiet. Pricing was competitive. When I think of refrigeration I think of Frigidaire.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Efficient Unit

Racy 6/16/2024

I found this dehumidifier to operate just as stated. Efficient and reasonable quiet while very easy to operate.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

1 Stars

EC error code

Pert55 6/15/2024

This product was delivered on May 2 2024. It has stopped working because of a EC error code. Will be calling the service desk. Unplugged many times but did not work.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

2nd warrenty replacement

GWietecha 6/14/2024

So far so good
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

2nd time buyer 6/13/2024

Purchased again after having the same one before it stopped working. I think it lasted for several years. This one continues to drip if you remove the bucket. The only time it doesn™€™t drip is if the dehumidifier has been off - or not running due to it being full.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

5 Stars

Quietly does the job

Safetydance99 6/12/2024

The unit has 3 fan speeds with low being quiet enough to be in our finished basement without disrupting us. We™€™ve had 3 Frigidaire dehumidifier™€™s over the years and they all are reliable long lasting and efficient.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Works Good!

Muad Dib 6/12/2024

Pretty much works like it's supposed to. No issues. Doing a good job keeping moisture out of our unfinished basement. Runs quiet and efficient. Easy to learn what's what on the machine. Only possible issue I've seen is the handle on the water container, plastic. We'll see how long it lasts. Time will tell on this dehumidifier but so far it's working like a champ.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

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