The term “low grain refrigerant” (LGR) was actually created to describe the original Phoenix 200 dehumidifier’s ability to achieve much lower specific humidity levels than conventional dehumidifiers. The Phoenix 200 MAX LGR Dehumidifier—the successor to the original Phoenix 200—features the same high-performance drying capability along with versatile ducting and filter options, an internal pump, low energy consumption, a convenient handle, shock-absorbing axle, stainless steel cabinet, and easy-roll casters.
The Phoenix 200 MAX is the culmination of eight years of LGR design and manufacturing expertise. Using a refrigeration system similar to that of an air conditioner, this Phoenix dehumidifier removes up to 128 pints of moisture from moderately humid to wet environments at AHAM conditions and 240 pints at saturation. Requiring only 7.4 amps of electricity, the 200 MAX still has more grain depression than other refrigerant dehumidifiers and removes the most pints of water per kilowatt hour.
A convenient built-in condensate pump and 30 feet of drainage hose automatically remove collected water from your dehumidifier. Flexible ducting options—thanks to accessories like the 10-inch lay-flat duct and the 12-inch flex duct—give users the freedom to combine the 200 MAX with a HEPA air scrubber, air conditioner, or dessicant dehumidifier to achieve their desired drying results.
Multiple Filter Choices
To ensure that clean air is redistributed throughout your environment and to protect the internal components of your dehumidifier from airborne debris, proper air filtration is critical. That’s why Phoenix engineers raised the bar on air filtration, making 65 % MERV-11 filters standard in all 200 MAX LGRs. Users can also upgrade to a 95% MERV-14 filter for even cleaner air. MERV-6 and MERV-8 filters can be used as well.
The simple, workhorse design of this industrial dehumidifier makes it a great choice for restoration professionals. The control panel features a digital hour meter that measures cumulative time that the unit is operating to tenths of an hour. This meter is helpful for logging job hours and staying on top of the project. The control panel also has just two simple switches. A power switch turns the dehumidifier on and off and a handy light visually shows that it is in operation. Before moving or storing the 200 MAX, use the Pump Purge switch to remove leftover water from the condensate pump reservoir.
The defrost control adjustment automatically protects your Phoenix 200 MAX to ensure continued drying ability. To keep your dehumidifier frost free, the automatic defrost turns on in chilly spaces or if the dewpoint dips below 50 degrees. The low pressure control turns off the compressor if the low side refrigerant slips below 35 PSIG. The primary reason for this control is to prevent damage to the compressor due to a leak in the refrigeration system. However, it is also helpful for operating or storing your Phoenix 200 LGR in cold spaces.