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Frigidaire Medium Room 50 Pint Capacity Dehumidifier

Model # FFAD5033R1

 4.5 out of 5 (2018 Reviews)

Our Price

$229.99

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Features:

  • Improves Home Environment
  • Ready-Select® Controls: Easily select options with the touch of a button.
  • Effortless™ Clean Filter
  • Effortless™ Humidity Control
  • ENERGY STAR® Certified
  • Automatic Shut Off: Unit shuts off automatically when the water tank is almost full.
  • Full Tank Alert System
  • Continuous Drain Option
  • Front Loading Bucket with Carrying Handle and Splash Guard
  • SpaceWise® Portable Design
  • Low Temperature Operation
General Specifications
Shipping Weight (lbs) 53
Warranty 1 Year Full/5 Year Sealed System
Reconditioned No
Refrigerant R410a
Power Type Electric
Size N/A
Installation Type Free-Standing
Collection Frigidaire
Electrical Specifications
Amps (Cool) 4.8
Plug Type 5-15P
Horsepower (Cool) 0.71
Power Cord Length 6' (6-1/2')
Voltage Rating 115V 60Hz
Watts (Cool) 530
Controls
Control Location Top Center
Control Type Electronic
Auto Shut-Off Yes
Certifications & Approvals
NSF® Certified No
ETL Listed No
UL Listed Yes
Safety Certification UL/CUL
CSA Listed No
AC
Container Capacity - Pints 13.1
Filter Access Rear
Motor RPM (Low) 930
Fan Speed - Fan - General 3
Noise Level dB (High) 51
Low Temperature Operation Yes
Air CFM (Low) 159
Motor RPM (High) 1130
Continuous Drain Operation Yes
Filter Type Easy-to-Clean Washable Filter
Digital Humidity Readout Yes
Bucket Full Indication Yes
Air CFM (High) 182
Bucket Style Front Pull Out
Relative Humidity Range Manual 35%-85%
Filter Check Yes
Charge - ozs 7.23
Performance
Dehumidification-Liters/Day 24
Dehumidification -Pints/Day 50
EEV (Liters per kW-hour) 1.85
Dimensions: Exterior
Height 15-1/16"
Depth 24-7/16"
Width 11-9/16"

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4.5

out of 5 (2018 Reviews)

91% of reviewers recommend this product.

Good value, effective, easy to use

Submitted by MarkHrtn - 9/14/2020

This is my second Figidaire dehumidifier. Although it has a smaller capacity, the controls are identical, and has a similarly excellent performance, albeit with lesser capacity. The cost is competitive. I can recomend it without reservation.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

Dehumidifier Failed Again

Submitted by jwetzig - 9/14/2020

Bought this a little over a year ago to replace an older Frigidaire humidifier that also threw an F0 code. Well, so did this one. I have followed all instructions (power cord directly to an outlet, tried different outlets, cleaned the filter, have in a free area, and unplugged in low humidity seasons), but here we are again. I was very happy with the humidifier until it started failing again. I have followed the troubleshooting tips to no success.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

Great replacement for my previous model

Submitted by AlexisixelA - 9/11/2020

Very happy with this dehumidifier. It is a replacement for a previous model and is working very well at keeping my basement dry. I am happy that Frigidaire stands behind its equipment.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

A solid purchase

Submitted by Maher2020 - 9/10/2020

Easy to use, purrs like a kitten, and brought our basement humidity Level in check immediately. i like the notification sound when the bucket fills, though you can also run a hose off of the unit for continuous running. I also like the filter cleaning notification.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

Premature Death

Submitted by RedDawg - 9/10/2020

Third season, F0 Code of Death. Filter is clean, voltage is nominal, temperature within recommended range. What other parameters under control of the user could be responsible? If none, then what design failure is throwing that code? One surmises that the "F" may indicate "Freon" and the "0" indicates absence of same, which would explain why no moisture is being produced. Extremely disappointed in this unit.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

Failed too soon

Submitted by karenb27 - 9/9/2020

This dehumidifier worked great for a little over a year, then FO code. Ugh! I see others have had same problem
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

Very Efficient!

Submitted by JEPT - 9/4/2020

Bought this to replace old 14 year old Frigidaire dehumidifier that stopped working a few weeks ago. Wanted to stay with Frigidaire since we had good luck in the past. So far, this is working great and is much quieter than previous one.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

worked great....... for a few months

Submitted by gburg85 - 9/1/2020

I have had this unit for about 3 years, and used it for maybe 2 and a half of them before the f0 code showed up. Cleaned the filter like it suggests and it will run for maybe a half hour at best. I contacted frigidaire via email and waited for a reply...... still waiting. I now have an expensive and useless dehumidifier sitting in my basement. I thought for the price of this unit that it would last much longer.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

Worked well...when it worked...

Submitted by DA023 - 8/26/2020

The FFAD033R1 we purchased a couple of years ago has stopped working sending the seemingly common "F0" fault code. I've checked the voltage and plugged it into multiple outlets only to get the same "F0" code. The filter is clean and the temperature is a typical 60-75 degree range for a northern basement. I would have expected to get more than a couple of years out of a Frigidaire/Electrolux product.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

Great Price

Submitted by Bob1943 - 8/25/2020

I bought this unit a month ago and love. Works great, quiet, very good price.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

Works well

Submitted by Happysofar - 8/23/2020

This dehumidifier has pulled so much water out of our basement that we were emptying every day. We've only had it 2 weeks but our basement smells better (less musty). A hose is easy to hook up for continuous drain and the wheels make it a breeze to move.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

Great product, been keeping my basement comfortable

Submitted by joebin - 8/21/2020

I bought this about a month ago and am very satisfied with the product. It does so well (basement is unfinished and normally very humid) that I will have to look into installing the direct drain line. Pouring the water out from the bin is awkward at first but I'm getting the hang of it. The filter is easy to clean as well. Definitely looking into buying another one for our living space.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

Great until now

Submitted by Tim45405 - 8/21/2020

I used this all last summer and it was wonderful. Now is it throwing the FO code. So annoying.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

Works great!

Submitted by DeeI - 8/20/2020

I never realized how much moisture we had in the house! Amazing how much water this machine pulls out of the air. It has helped with my asthma tremendously by making it drier. A great purchase
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

Quiet and works great

Submitted by Kingers - 8/19/2020

Bought this product 3 weeks ago for our basement which was very humid this summer. Also had significant rain from tropical storm Isaias and the dehumidifier helped dry the basement out very quickly.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

Wonderful product

Submitted by Tejashri - 8/16/2020

I bought this one a month ago. I see tremendous difference in my bedroom. Filling fresh in my bedroom.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

So Quiet!

Submitted by tony78 - 8/15/2020

This is literally the quietest dehumidifier I've ever owned. All you can hear is the fan running, the compressor is barely audible. It does a great job keeping the humidity level at 50% in our basement. Would not hesitate to buy it again!
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

Works well.

Submitted by Angie851 - 8/10/2020

My cellar is very wet. This seems to dry it out well and quickly.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

Replacement for recalled unit (not Frigidare)

Submitted by poivy61 - 8/4/2020

Very quiet and easy to operate. Let it drain into the bucket the first couple days on continuous operation and was amazed with the amount of water. Now have it draining to floor drain with short garden hose and it is keeping the basement family room nice and dry with setting at 60.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

Great features

Submitted by Daddeoski - 8/3/2020

Excellent for its price range. Nice digital display and good, easy to access hose connection for draining. Maintaining basement humidity at 40%.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

Quiet, efficient and stylish

Submitted by Buschboy - 8/2/2020

Had one of these that lasted 3 yrs. Frigidaire honored the warranty and covered the replacement cost. I liked it so much I bought another one.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

Works Great!

Submitted by Christina2080 - 7/30/2020

I bought two for our finished basement to maintain the humidity levels. They work great and we are emptying the bucket multiple times a day!
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

Quiet and amazing

Submitted by Bobby K20 - 7/29/2020

This dehumidifier is amazing It™€™s very quiet, removed so much moisture from the air and is obviously well builtTake it from an engineer this is the one to buy
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

Frigidaire dehumidifier

Submitted by Vivzzzz - 7/27/2020

I got a free replacement from frigidaire. Thanks for that. New One is great. Thanks for excellent support
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

Doing a nice job

Submitted by Guy from Delaware - 7/23/2020

Working great, purchased for basement, quiet, keeping humidity down
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

Good - Unitl I Got an F0 error after 2 years and customer support never got back to me

Submitted by NotCoolEither - 7/20/2020

It's great when, in the heat and humidity of summer, your 2-yr-old dehumidifier gives you an F0 error and won't work any more. It's even better when email support doesn't get back to you and says to try the phone or chat. And when you call, it says that you should send an email or chat and doesn't let you leave a message or talk to a person. And the chat feature doesn't work on the website.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

Great Purchase

Submitted by EPHV - 7/19/2020

Researched the heck out of these things and landed on this one from Frigidaire. VERY happy! Easy to operate and it is a real workhorse filling up almost everyday due to the heat and humidity we are experiencing. We had one from Sears prior to this that lasted 7 years with one minor repair so we are hopeful this one will last as well.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

Very quiet and works great!

Submitted by Toneybaglia - 7/15/2020

Purchased a month ago to replace a much older, similar sized unit. Much quieter and less run times to remove moisture. Very happy we decided on this model.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

Great to Start

Submitted by Zm24 - 7/14/2020

I bought this unit a month ago and everything seems great so far. I was extremely disappointed in my previous dehumidifier that died after about 18 months. So far this unit has performed better than my old unit did even at its peak. Time will tell but this seems like a good buy.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

Nice 50 Pint Dehumidifier

Submitted by bob233 - 7/13/2020

I am very satisfied with this dehumidifier so far. It is relatively quiet and efficient at removing moisture from the basement area. Nice product.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

Perfect dehumidifier

Submitted by motowner2323 - 7/13/2020

This dehumidifier gets the job done! My basement has never been drier. Having the option to have a hose hooked up and have it drain directly to a floor drain is great. We turn it on and it gets the job done. The only maintenance is cleaning out the filter every ~14 days, but there is an indicator light that makes this easy to remember. I am amazed just how much water this pulls out of the air.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

Continuous drain no longer works; less than 2 years use

Submitted by RobB43207 - 7/12/2020

I had a previous version of this item that lasted nearly 9 years. I have had this new model for just under 2 years and the continuous drain no longer works. I have replaced the hose, removed the bypass nozzle and cleaned it out, and have even tried to reach as far into the bypass tubing to clear any debris and still it just fills up the bucket instead of draining out the hose. Reading the warranty, in years 2 - 5 I would be responsible for most of the repair cost ... given the other reviews about this F0 failure in around the same time period, I'm not willing to invest any more in this product. Will try a GE unit and see if I have better luck.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

Thirsty Critter

Submitted by Dr Pasadena - 7/11/2020

Live in Deep South Rainforest. It™€™s so humid here, the raindrops sweat, the mosquitos wear goggles, and those goggles have wiper blades. It™€™s a damp, damp, damp world for an unprepared dehumidifier. But my new Frigidaire Dehumidifier wrings every wayward drop of moisture from the heavy air and deposits it into a gleaming white container ... ready to moisten the orchids of my dreams. How many things in this busy world can work such wonder?
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

Easy to operate

Submitted by DeAug - 7/9/2020

Operating almost continuously in 1600 sq. ft basement and keeping humidity at 45 pct. I am concerned however at other users experience of unit failing after 1 or 2 yrs.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

Fatal F0 fault after only 2 summers of basement operation

Submitted by Behelpful - 7/7/2020

Worked well until after only two summers of basement operation, then the unit went into terminal F0 fault mode. Followed the manual's instruction to unplug and re-plug power multiple times. Would run for a while then go into the same fault condition.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

Sensor Failure Common

Submitted by JWCGeorgia - 7/3/2020

I bought the dehumidifier in July 2018 and unit shuts down after only a few minutes with error code FO. I have cleaned the filter and sensor with no luck. I researched the unit on line and many owners have experienced the same problem - appears to be a faulty sensor. I contacted Frigidaire a couple weeks ago and have not even received an acknowledgement
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

Super Efficient

Submitted by Polkster - 7/3/2020

I bought this model after doing a lot of web research. I replaced a Soliere unit that finally quit. After setting this up in our basement, I found I was emptying the bucket frequently. I then connected a hose to the convenient hose bib. So far its doing a great job. I purchased an extended warranty as it appears that any and all manufacturers suffer the same issue with the coolant gas leaking out rendering it non-functional. For the money, this is the way to go.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

Works so well

Submitted by cambopambo - 7/2/2020

This works so well we have a large 1100 sq foot space w basement and loft area and it easily keeps the humidity at 45 or less. Only downside is that maybe we should have bought the 70 liter size because if it runs all day we do find ourselves emptying it twice daily. Its really easy to clean which is great and I love that its on wheels
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

Good experience so far

Submitted by DomK - 7/2/2020

50pt unit in the basement of a 2400sqft new construction home in use about 1month so far. Started with the bucket for a while before installing the drain line. No complaints with that, the bucket was easy to remove, install, carry and empty. The humidity readout/setpoint is off from other calibrated devices, so I question its accuracy. The unit does run frequently.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

Great dehumidifier!

Submitted by Pumpkin60620 - 7/1/2020

I bought this a year ago and during the summer it removes a lot of the moisture in my basement!
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

Doesn't Last

Submitted by skipit - 6/30/2020

I bought this 20 months ago. It is easy to use and worked beautifully until... When I turned on the unit last month after being off for the winter it ran for about 30 min. and shut down with an error message FO. After checking the filter, unplugging the unit and plugging it in again, changing the location and outlet the results were the same. I've called multiple numbers for help and no one answers the call. They won't even put me on hold - just call back another time. How can I try to repair the unit if I can't even find out who to call? If I purchase a new unit it won't be a Frigidaire!
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

Fo code and no customer support

Submitted by Wrigley01 - 6/29/2020

I purchased this dehumidifier 18 months ago and now I get an F0 code that I can't clear. I unplug the unit and it runs for 10-30 minutes until another F0 code. I've been trying to reach customer service for 3 weeks and no response.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

Make sure you buy a large enough unit

Submitted by Basement improver - 6/24/2020

Seems to be able to maintain the right humidity level in the basement but also seems to run almost constantly. Probably should have bought the 70 pint unit.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

Broke

Submitted by Christy5565 - 6/24/2020

I bought this product and 3 years later it reads an ™€œFO™€ code. Customer service won™€™t answer my emails. I need help with the 5 year warrenty and can™€™t figure out a way to get them to answer the phone. I won™€™t buy this one again
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

Loved it

Submitted by SadLady - 6/22/2020

Loved how easy it was to operate. I am sad to say it only lasted 2 years before it stopped drawing water; I got the error code and in the instructions it said to unplug and plug back in. Which I™€™d do, it would run for several minutes and stop. I™€™ve tried a different wall plug, no luck. I have to buy another brand and hope it last like longer.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

Fo code and no customer support

Submitted by drob0922 - 6/17/2020

I have been calling to report a FO code and no one can take my call several times now.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

Warranty / Customer service

Submitted by unsatisified - 6/11/2020

I purchased this dehumidifier last June and was very satisfied with it. This year I plugged it in and it ran fine for a short time and them shutdown with a "FO" error I haven't been able to clear this error code. I have been trying for a week to contact either Frigidaire or Electrolux customer service to get a list of authorized repair centers. So far all I have received, was an electronic runaround. No response to the messages sent through their website. either. The warranty will run out on 6/29/2020 and I'm left with a $300.00 unit that doesn't work and am unable to get repaired. If this issue isn't resolved soon, This IS THE LAST Frigidaire/Electrolux product that will ever see the inside of our house again. VERY disappointed with their customer service and warranty information.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

junk

Submitted by Butch14 - 6/11/2020

i wanted to give a 0 but that was not an option. I have a 11 month old unit that will not work and it is a replacement for a unit that quit working. JUNK JUNK !!
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

Overall the best value and performance

Submitted by billyben - 6/10/2020

Compared to many other brands, this is the best yet. The compressor and fan noise is minimal and it extracts water very well. Noticed an improvement in room after a few hours where another brand was running continuously before. This dehumidifier is set at 50% with low fan and cycles between 45 and 50%. Looking very promising. Hopefully it will be durable. The other brand ran continuously and was noisy. Humidity was between 50 & 55% when set at 50% and it's only one year old.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

Failed just shy of 2 years

Submitted by jsm3 - 6/8/2020

I have the same issue as a previous review by jsnx. The unit worked great until it didn™€™t. Also just shy of 2 years have FO code. I followed all instructions, filter is cleaned, unplugged, re-plug, runs for some minutes and throws code. I took the unit to an approved service shop only to be told that Frigidaire does not have any replacement parts so the serviceman said he didn™€™t want to take our money to assess the problem because repair is not an option. This is very disappointing! I understand there is only a 1 year warranty but still.....!!!
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product