Meaco DD8L Zambezi Dehumidifier




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2 year warranty


2 year warranty


Type, Awards, Shipping, Warranty,


Which? Best Buy since 2016, Sunday Times Driving Best Buy
Free Shipping to Ireland and Northern Ireland
2 year parts and labour warranty


  • Effectively prevent and tackle condensation, mould & damp in properties up to 5 bedrooms
  • A favourite with flat owners because it is so quiet
  • Also perfect for caravans, camper vans, boats, garages, cellars, classic cars, motorhomes, holiday homes
  • Can be used to dry laundry
  • A desiccant dehumidifier, making it ideal for colder homes/spaces, under 10°C
  • This range comes with a 2 year parts and labour warranty

This dehumidifier is equally suitable as an everyday, hardworking home dehumidifier or as an unattended maintenance dehumidifier, set up on continuous drain, to look after your holiday home, boat or mobile home.

The Meaco DD8L Zambezi is a highly versatile and feature-rich dehumidifier offering a great solution to damp in flats, apartments, 3 bedroom houses, 5 bedroom houses, garages, boats, caravans, holiday homes. It also neutralises mould, dust, dust mites, viruses, bacteria and odours. Zambezi looks after your home even after you have turned it off, using exclusive technology. 

Relative humidity is very hard to gauge; you cannot feel it if unless it gets to the extremes at the very top or the very bottom of the range, but Zambezi can! So if you have turned your dehumidifier off and it really should be on, Zambezi will flash HI at you on its display to get your attention and then you can turn the dehumidifier on to keep the relative humidity under control.

The DD8L Zambezi has an air cleaner ioniser using Sterilising Ioniser+ technology clinically proven to destroy viruses, bacteria, mould, odours and germs over a 10m range. The high end ceramic high voltage ioniser emits a combination of hydrogen and oxygen ions to help create a cleaner, healthier and safer environment for your family. 

Good Housekeeping Magazine Tried and Tested said:
"The Meaco DD8L Zambezi dehumidifier impressed us by scoring well at extracting moisture from an outdoor environment, so it's ideal for garages or other out-buildings. It is nice and lightweight, so it's also easy to move about with the added help of a carry handle."

Amazing Features

  • Internal container (2L) or gravity self draining
  • Desiccant dehumidifier type
  • Emits mild warming air in operation
  • Light weight (7.8kg)
  • Sterilising ioniser - kills bacteria and mould 
  • Works efficiently in lower temperature environment
  • Laundry mode
  • Perfect for unattended operations
  • Best for asthmatics and other breathing ailments
  • Highly controllable via the digital control panel
  • Controls humidity to as low as 40%
  • 2 year parts and labour warranty

Optional Drainage Hose

Digital Display Features

  • Displays room relative humidity and temperature
  • Selecting target relative humidity ( 5% increments)
  • Access to the Off Timer and an ON Timer
  • Access to the unique Daily Run Timer
  • Access to the unique Meaco Low Energy Laundry+
  • Access to the unique Sterilising Ioniser
  • Happy Zambezi and sad Zambezi Icons showing status

What we say about Meaco Zambezi

This is a sophisticated dehumidifier with loads of controllability, it is light weight and easily portable, with a high performance ‘laundry’ mode and advanced ioniser for air cleaner air.

So what is the difference between the 3 Meaco desiccant DD8L Models?

Meaco DD8L Junior - a high performance 8L desiccant dehumidifier

Meaco DD8L - as above, but with Ioniser for air cleasing and killing mould spores

Meaco DD8L Zambezi - as above, but with sophisticated digital display controller, high performance laundry mode and improved performance ioniser

Technical overview

Compressor or Desiccant?


Extraction Rate at 10°C and 60%rh

7.5 litres per day

Extraction Rate at 20°C and 60%rh

8.3 litres per day



Dimensions (HWD)

548 x 358 x 200mm

Noise Level

41 / 45 / 50 dB(A) depending on running mode

Power Supply

220-240V, 50Hz

Power Consumption at 20°C and 60%rh


Approximate Electricity Cost

23.5c / hour based on 43c / kWh on fan speed 1
43c / hour based on 43c / kWh on fan speed 2 and 3

Operating Temperatures

1°C - 37°C

Filter Type

Anti-bacterial dust filter

Tank Size

3 litres with an anti-mould coating

Variable Humidistat

Between 40%rh and 70%rh

Maximum Air Flow

85 / 105 / 150m³/hour depending on fan speed

Digital Display


Automatic Lourve

Yes & left and right deflectors

Fan Speeds


Meaco Control Logic


Laundry Mode

Yes & Laundry+ to save electricity

Auto Restart


Child Lock


On Timer

Yes - between 1 and 12 hours

Off Timer

Yes - between 1 and 12 hours

Daily Run Timer


Sterilising Ioniser

Yes (can be switched on & off)

Ionisation Rate

6 x 105m³

Ozone Rating

0 - 0.0065ppm

Continuous Drainage Option

Yes - hose not included

Hose Dimensions (for continuous drainage)

11 x 15mm