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# How much will my Ionmax dehumidifier cost to run?

You can calculate this easily by multiplying your electricity rate with the dehumidifier's power consumption rating in kW (1000W = 1kW) or by using an online energy cost calculator.

For example, the Ionmax ION632 desiccant dehumidifier has a power consumption of 420kW (minimum) to 720 kW (maximum). This is equivalent to 0.42 - 0.72kW.

In Victoria we're paying 28c per kilowatt hour (kWh) for standard 'peak rate' electricity.

So to calculate how much it'll cost to run the ION632 per hour, we can multiply the consumption rating in kW with the rate per hour:

0.42kW x 28c = 11.76c per hour

0.72kW x 28c = 20.16c per hour

Therefore the running costs for the ION632 dehumidifier would be between 11c to 20c per hour depending on the mode / level that you're running it in.

If we use the same rate of 28c for our other dehumidifiers, then the estimated cost to run each dehumidifier is:

ION612 desiccant dehumidifier: 360- 620W

0.36kW x 28c = 10.08c per hour

0.62kW x 28c = 17.36c per hour

ION610 desiccant dehumidifier: 280 - 460W

0.28kW x 28c = 7.84c per hour

0.46kW x 28c = 12.88c per hour

ION681 compact dehumidifier: 100W (Updated to 75W in July 2017)

0.1kW x 28c = 2.8c per hour

0.075kW x 28c = 2.1c per hour