PORTABLE DEHUMIDIFIER INSTRUCTION MANUAL CATALOG NUMBER BDT30** BDT45** BDT70** Thank you for choosing BLACK+DECKER! PLEASE READ BEFORE RETURNING THIS PRODUCT FOR ANY REASON. If you have a question or experience a problem with your BLACK+DECKER purchase, go to www.blackanddecker.com/instantanswers If you can’t find the answer or do not have access to the Internet, call 844-299-0879 from 10:30 a.m.
CONTENTS SAFETY INFORMATION Important Safety Instructions ............................3-4 Grounding Instructions .................................4 Safety Guidelines ..............................4 Power Cord Operation ............................4 SET UP & USE Parts & Features ..................................5 Control Panel ................................6 Installation Guide ..............................7 Before First Operation ............................8 Operation Instructions ............................
SAFETY INFORMATION DANGER WARNING CAUTION DANGER - Immediate hazards WARNING - Hazards or unsafe CAUTION - Hazards or unsafe which WILL result in severe practices which COULD result in practices which COULD result in personal injury or death severe personal injury or death minor personal injury IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING...
SAFETY INFORMATION GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS The electrical requirements are a 115 volt 60 Hz, dehumidifier only, 15 amp. It is recommended that a separate circuit serving only the product be provided. The product is equipped with a 3-wire cord having a 3-prong grounding plug. It must be plugged into a wall receptacle that is properly installed and grounded.
SET UP & USE CONTROL PANEL Bucket Full Fan Speed Home Comfort Mode Power On LED Indicator LED Indicators LED Indicators LED Indicator Clean FIlter Digital Humidistat Child Lock Timer On LED Indicator Display LED Indicator LED Indicator Filter Increase/ Preset Timer Power...
SET UP & USE INSTALLATION GUIDE When you open the box, you should have received: Portable dehumidifier User Guide Castors (4) Continuous Drain Kit To Install Castors: 1. Remove castors from the water collection bucket. For the 70 pint model (BDT70), the four castors can be taken out from the side of the bucket directly (see fig 1).
SET UP & USE BEFORE FIRST OPERATION 1. Grip each side of the bucket and pull to remove the bucket from the dehumidifier (Fig. 4). Fig. 4 2. Check inside the bucket to make sure the float system is in the correct position.
SET UP & USE OPERATION INSTRUCTIONS 1. When first operating the dehumidifier, press MODE button, select “continuous” and allow to run for 24 hours. NOTE: Unit may shut off automatically during 24 hour period if collection bucket is full (see below). If continuous drainage mode is utilized, and drain hose is connected, the unit will operate continuously (see page 12).
SET UP & USE NOTE: When the bucket is full or removed from the unit, the compressor will turn off but the fan will continue to run for a few minutes. This is completely normal. The dehumidifier will not be removing moisture from the air at this time.
SET UP & USE PRESET HUMIDITY LEVELS Preset humidity levels (see PRESET MODE buttons on control panel) allow for dehumidifier to operate at optimum performance depending on whether it is placed in a sleeping space (bedroom), living space (living room, rec room, kitchen) or in a basement.
SET UP & USE CONTINUOUS DRAINAGE Water can be automatically emptied by attaching the black, threaded hose (included) or a standard garden hose (not included) to the drain port on the back of the dehumidifier. This will allow the unit to run continuously (depending on the selected humidity level) without having to empty the unit’s water collection bucket.
SET UP & USE To use with standard garden hose (not included) 1. Place dehumidifier on a level surface. 2. Unscrew and remove drain cap to access the garden hose nozzle threads. 3. Screw on garden hose to the now accessible nozzle threads. 4.
SET UP & USE GENERAL INFORMATION Recommended humidity levels: 30%-50% (Too dry, less than 15%, too humid, greater than 50%) During operation, it is normal for the exhaust coming from the side of the dehumidifier to be warm. Caused by preliminary factory testing, there may also be a small amount of water present in the bucket before using the dehumidifier for the first time, which is normal.
CARE & CLEANING CARE AND CLEANING GUIDE NOTE: Make sure power if off and power cord is not plugged into electrical outlet prior to performing and cleaning to the unit The water collection bucket should be cleaned every few weeks to prevent the growth of mold, mildew and bacteria.
TROUBLESHOOTING & WARRANTY BEFORE YOU CALL FOR SERVICE IF THE DEHUMIDIFIER FAILS TO OPERATE: A) Check to make sure that the dehumidifier is plugged in securely. If it is not, remove the plug from the outlet, wait 10 seconds and plug it in again securely.
TROUBLESHOOTING & WARRANTY Troubleshoot your problem by using the chart below. If the dehumidifier still does not work properly, contact W Appliance Co. customer service center or the nearest authorized service center. Customers must never troubleshoot internal components. TROUBLE POSSIBLE CAUSE POSSIBLE REMEDY Dehumidifier The dehumidifier is unplugged...
TROUBLESHOOTING & WARRANTY LIMITED WARRANTY Any repair, replacement, or warranty service, 13. Food loss for loss due to product failure or delay in service, repair or and all questions about this product should be replacement. directed to W Appliance Co. at 844-299-0879 14.
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