EdgeStarItem # bci2804365Discontinued

50 Pint Portable Dehumidifier



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The DEP501EW will remove 50 pints of moisture in a 24 hour period. When choosing a dehumidifier, the room size and humidity levels are important to consider. The DEP501EW can cover up to 3,000 square feet but for optimal moisture removal, it is recommended for use in rooms up to 800 square feet. Humidity levels should range from damp to very damp to maximize functionality. Ideal locations for the DEP501EW are medium to large bedrooms and living areas.


Innovative Top Loading Filter

Innovative Top Loading Filter

Innovative top loading filter that eliminates the need to remove the water bucket before changing or cleaning the filter. The filter can be upgraded to antimicrobial silver ion filter.

Automatic Shut Off

Automatic Shut Off

Both the dehumidifier and internal fan automatically shut off when desired humidity level is met or when the water bucket is full which saves energy and utility costs.



Convenient portability thanks to the heavy duty caster wheels, easy grip handle, and compact size.

Control Panel

50 Pint Portable Dehumidifier
  1. Filter- This feature is a reminder to clean the air filter, it will illuminate after 250 hours of operation.
  2. Conti- Sets the unit to run continuously until the water bucket is full. When using this feature, you will not be able to use the increase/decrease humidity function.
  3. Fans- Sets the fan speed from normal to turbo for desired level of moisture removal.
  4. Timer- This feature will initiate the auto start and auto stop feature in conjunction with the increase and decrease buttons.
  5. Power- Turns the unit on/off.
  6. +/- Increases the desired relative humidity setting for damper air. Decreases the desired relative humidity setting for drier air.

How to Empty


The DEP501EW has an easy to remove bucket and convenient carrying handles. The bucket can hold 6 liters of water and once full, the unit will turn off until it’s emptied. Simply pull the bucket out and dump the water into a sink or anywhere else the water can drain. There is also the added option of using the built in hose adapter with a gravity drain that will allow the water to continuously flow down and out.

Benefits of Dehumidifiers

Prevent Mold

Prevent Mold

Moist, damp air is the ideal environment for mold and mildew. A dehumidifier can remove the moisture in the air and prevent mold from growing.

Improve Air Quality

Improve Air Quality

Dust mites thrive in moist air which can trigger allergy and asthma symptoms. A dehumidifier can eliminate dust mites and improve overall air quality.

Protect Structural Integrity

Protect Structural Integrity

High humidity can destroy the structural integrity of homes. Over time the moisture in the air makes wood structures prone to warping, cracking or splitting. It can also cause metal items like door hinges, tools, and even vehicles to rust.

Feel Cooler

Feel Cooler

Moist air makes the temperature feel warmer than it is. Dehumidifiers can bring much needed relief to those warm summer months by removing the humidity from the air.

Maintain the proper humidity level in your home with the EdgeStar 50 Pint Portable Dehumidifier (DEP501EW). This portable dehumidifier removes up to 50 pints of moisture from the air over a 24 hour period and covers an area of up to 3,000 square feet. Weighing in at only 36 pounds, the EdgeStar 50 pint portable dehumidifier is compact but loaded with features that make this model versatile and suitable for your home. Low temperature operation and auto de-icer functionality make this EdgeStar portable dehumidifier well-suited for basement and crawl space environments.


Up to 50 pints of moisture can be removed from the air over a period of 24 hours

Coverage Area:

This EdgeStar model can provide coverage for an area of up to 3,000 square feet

Top Loading Air Filter:

This newly redesigned model features a top loading air filter which eliminates the need to remove the water bucket before changing or cleaning the filter

Electronic Controls:

Desired humidity levels can be set from 35% to 80% in increments of 5% and the digital read out shows the current humidity levels

Automatic Shut Off:

The DEP501EW automatically turns off when desired humidity levels have been reached or the water bucket is full

Easy Transportability:

Heavy duty caster wheels and sturdy easy-grip handle allow for this dehumidifier to be easily moved from room to room

Low Temperature Operation:

While temperatures under 65 degrees F adversely affect the performance of other dehumidifiers, the DEP501EW is fully functional even at 41 degrees F

Superior Reliability:

Through quality construction and more durable internal components, the EdgeStar DEP501EW is designed to last longer and work in more rigorous environments than other brands

Quiet Operation:

Both the compressor and fan shut off once the desired humidity level is reached which keeps noise to a minimum

Auto Restart:

In the event of a power failure, this unit will automatically restart once power is restored