Top positive review
26 April 2017
Bought this unit to clear condensation from a new storm porch we had just had built (it still had a concrete base, so was sweating out). I'd already used the usual moisture trap (which was working has expected), but they only last so long then need replacing. So, i looked for powered moisture traps (though wanted it to be battery powered - off rechargeable's).....What a pain that was! After some searching I found this unit + another.....And plumped for this one.
The unit arrived accordingly, i unboxed it - and was promptly surprised at how compact it was (good point). Next, I placed the unit one side of the porch, and the other on the other side of the porch - and left them until the temperature dropped (cue, the condensation). By placing them next to the windows, you can instantly see how well they performing.....And to be honest, there was no difference. Both performed equally well.
So, the only (and significant) advantage here is cost saving. Buying the normal traps means a new one every couple of months (at say £4 each) for say 6 months. This unit gives (I'd say about a months performance - but can be recharged to the life of the internal battery (which i understand is lithium - so at least a thousand times). So, if you only use it as above, it will take a year to break even. But i don't think that's the only point here.....It's reusable, costs pence to recharge....and your not sending it to land fill every couple of months (so, your also being eco aware (lol)).
In a nutshell - it does the job .... and does it well.
And yes, I'd recommend this unit.
Note: I've read it takes sometime to recharge and can get hot. The time i cant comment on (cause I've not needed to recharge it yet); but getting hot is pretty common with a lithium battery (feel you mobile during a charge!).