PORTABLE DEHUMIDIFIER INSTRUCTION MANUAL CATALOG NUMBER BDT20WTB BDT30WTB BDT40WTB BDT50WTB BDT50PWTB 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...
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 PARTS & FEATURES Control Panel & Digital Display Air Outlet Water Collection Bucket Water Level Indicator Handle Filter Castors (4) Drain Plug Continuous Drain Kit Drain Adapter & Gasket Drain Hose Additional Pump Drain Kit (Model BDT50PWTB Only) Pump Drain Hose (16.4 ft) Pump Adapter &...
SET UP & USE CONTROL PANEL Pump LED Clean Filter Indicator (Model Timer ON LED Indicator BDT50PWTB) LED Indicator Bucket Full Digital LED Indicator Humidistat Continuous Display Drain LED High Fan Speed Timer OFF Indicator LED Indicator LED Indicator Filter Increase Room Power Button Decrease Room...
To Install Castors: 1. For the 20 pint model (BDT20WTB) and the 30 pint model (BDT30WTB) gently lift the lid of the bucket (see fig 1). For the 40 pint model (BDT40WTB) and the 50 pint models (BDT50WTB, BDT50PWTB) gently lift off the lid of the bucket (see fig 2).
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 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). 1.
The number of times the bucket will need to be emptied daily will depend on the dehumidifier model. 20 pints of moisture empty maximum of 3 times BDT20WTB removed every 24 hours per day 30 pints of moisture empty maximum of 4 times...
SET UP & USE FILTER CLEANING When the filter needs to be cleaned, the filter indicator light will come on (after approximately 250 hours of use). Remove the filter from the back of the unit by using your thumbs to press down on the filter tabs directly above the filter. Clean the filter with warm, soapy water and dry thoroughly before putting back in place.
SET UP & USE CONTINUOUS DRAINAGE Water can be automatically emptied by attaching the clear 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 INTERNAL PUMP MODE The internal pump allows the unit to operate without having to empty the bucket and requires the installation of the included pump drain hose kit. To install the kit, remove the drain cap on the back of the unit (see Fig. 6 on page 12). Insert the included gasket into the front of the included pump adapter (see Fig.
CARE & CLEANING CARE AND CLEANING GUIDE NOTE: Make sure power is 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 APPLIANCE FAILS TO OPERATE: A) Check to make sure that the heater/fan is plugged in securely. If it is not, remove the plug from the outlet, wait 10 seconds and plug it in again securely. B) Check for a blown circuit fuse or a tripped main circuit breaker.
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 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 Error Code “E1”...
TROUBLESHOOTING & WARRANTY LIMITED WARRANTY Any repair, replacement, or warranty service, REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT AS PROVIDED UNDER THIS WARRANTY IS THE EXCLUSIVE REMEDY OF and all questions about this product should be THE CUSTOMER; BLACK+DECKER. SHALL NOT BE directed to BLACK+DECKER at 844-299-0879 LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL from the USA or Puerto Rico.
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