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ivan

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True! the compressor type are cheaper to run, but only useful at indoor temps or a bit below. The dessicant type like the Meaco Zambesi work down to 1 deg centigrade. They also give out more heat than the compressor type, which is why they cost a bit more to run. I believe Meaco do both types.
Which? tested a number of dehumidifiers, and Meaco's did very well.
 

WoodchipWilbur

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Just to highlight what people are saying: There are two sorts of dehumidifier. The ones that work like a fridge cool the air to condense the water out of it. They would be a poor choice for an unheated workshop.
A dessicant dehumidifier passes the air through (as it were) some silica gel and then heats the gel to drive out the water collected. These work far better in a cold space and are the ones you should look at. I have one of those in a damp, unheated building and it removes around 5 litres of water a day. Be sure that it can drain outside!
 

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How about storing a thicknesser like a Triton Tpt125.
I have no heating whatsoever in the shed and this will be it’s first winter.
 
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