Frigidaire FDF70S1
70 Pint Capacity Dehumidifier with 175 CFM, 2 Fan Speed, Low Temperature Operation and Electronic Controls


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Technology and Performance
Frigidaire offers a broad line of room air conditioners that are designed with the technology and performance to meet your comfort needs. New features like electronic controls with full-function remote, clean air filtration and low voltage compensation ensure excellent unit performance in a full range of applications. From small bedrooms to large, semi-commercial areas, these air conditioners provide you with quiet, efficient and reliable operation for years of trouble-free service.

Most included a remote thermostat, clean air filtration and low voltage start-up to add to consumer comfort, convenience and safety. And with their ENERGY STAR qualification for efficiency, they can provide comfort and savings for any room in your home. You expect all this from Frigidaire... and they deliver.

How to Choose a Room Air Conditioner
Compared to large capacity central units, room air conditioners have several advantages. The initial cost of a room air conditioning unit is significantly lower than the cost of central air. Because room air conditioners are designed for cooling small spaces, operating costs are reduced. And, room air conditioners can provide personalized temperature and humidity controls that central systems cannot.

Calculating Cooling Capacity
Cooling capacity is the critical factor in properly selecting a room air conditioner. Cooling capacity is measured in British Thermal Units (BTUs) and typical models will range in capacity from 5,000 BTUs to 28,500 BTUs.

Choosing an undersized unit will overwork the unit and it will not cool properly. Choosing an oversized unit will cost more to buy and operate and it will not dehumidify properly.

We can help you to calculate capacity. Be prepared to provide specific information on:
  • Room Dimensions
  • A simple floor plan to show the location of doors and north-facing windows
  • The number of people it will serve
  • Sources of heat such as lamps, TV and appliances
  • An explanation of what's above the intended room
  • Your insulation provisions

Cooling Capacity by Room Size
Measure the length and width of the area to be cooled. Multiply the length by the width to determine square footage or square meters. Locate the room size in the chart below to select the appropriate BTUs. Then use the product information to select the unit for your room. When cooling rooms with uninsulated ceilings, great rooms, or southern or western sun exposures - step up to the next BTU size.

Room SizeBTU
Sq. Ft.Sq. m
15014 up to 5,000
16515 5,200
Dehumidification: 70 Pints/Day
Dehumidification: 33.1 Litres/Day
EEV (L/KW/H): 1.6
Controls: Electronic
Fan Speeds: 2
Low Temperature Operation: Yes
Air CFM (High/Low): 175/146 CFM
Filter Type: Antimicrobial Mesh
Filter Access: Bottom Slide-Out
Containter Capacity: 17 Pints
Volts: 115V
Amps (Cool): 6.5A
Watts (Cool): 750 Watts
Length of Power Cord: 6 Ft.
Plug Type (NEMA): LCDI (A)
Dimensions and Weights
Width: 15 2/5"
Depth: 13 2/5"
Height: 23 3/5"
Unit Weight: 48 Lbs.
Shipping Weight: 53 Lbs.
  • Dehumidifies 70 pints per day.
  • 17 Pint container capacity.
  • 2 Fan Speeds.
  • Continuous operation is possible when unit is located near a suitable drain.
  • Easily accessible collection container for complete portability.
  • Level indicator signals when container is full.
  • Full Function Electronic Controls.
  • Low temperature operation.
  • Washable filter removes both moisture and airborne particulates.
  • Fully portable with casters.
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Product Reviews
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 2 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Quiet, efficient, doing a great job[...] Does what I expected. 8/12/08
Rated 4 out of 5 by noisy Works very good in all respects but is much louder than expected. 10/22/08
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  • Width : 15 2/5 Inch
  • Depth : 13 2/5 Inch
  • Height : 23 3/5 Inch


  • Dehumidification Rate : 70
  • CFM Room Circulation : 175 CFM
  • Maximum Cooling Amps : 6.5 Amps
  • Maximum Cooling Watts : 750 Watts
  • Bucket Capacity : 17
  • Bucket Full Indicator : Yes
  • Removable Bucket : Yes
  • Fan Speeds : 2
  • Control Type : Digital
  • Auto Shutoff : No
  • Washable Air Filter : Yes
  • Casters : Yes

Technical Details

  • Voltage : 115 Volts
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