Those are all great options. I donít have the DeWalt right now. I just have a regular Grizzly 12Ē lunchbox style planer. So, I could do something like this, but would need something creating a vacuum on the other end.
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Your WEN unit could supply the suction, just remove the filter bag and blow it into one of the passive collectors in the pictures. That bag will fill up very fast. The other options I really encourage is to get a Harbor Freight 2hp (well, maybe 1.5 hp), which often goes on sale for anywhere between $160 to $199. If you look at the top of the line WEN unit, you're looking at a setup almost identical to the HF unit. Probably made in the same factory.
The smaller WEN units are just a blower with a bag. It still has the 4 inch input and output ports you need to make the other blower work. I used to have a Makita lunchbox planer, which had a dust collection chute on it. Grizz makes one with a 4 inch port that's just $28. https://www.grizzly.com/products/Gri...5-Planer/H7516
The WEN 5.7 amp blower also has a 4 inch port so they will work on the Grizz But you will soon discover that 4 inches isn't always 4 inches. You may need some plumbing boots to link hoses to connectors, to your DC system. Very frustrating. I have a large box filled with connectors of various brands that are completely incompatible with anything else. I now stick with Rockler Dust Rite connectors and hose. With a plumbing boot, I can make most things connect.
I just bought the large Super Dust Deputy (SDD), which has a 6 inch exit port and 5 inch intake. Of course, nothing fits but the Dust Deputy connectors, but I found a guy at Home Depot who'd done a lot of HVAC duct work and he came up with an adjustable diameter connector I was able to use. Here's a picture. I brought the Rockler connectors and the SDD with me, the only reasonable way to make sure things fit.
As a throat cancer survivor, I am a bit of a dust collection evangalist. If you spend a little time around carpenters who are notoriously careless about breathing sawdust, you have met a lot of guys who have COPD and terrible respiratory diseases. A dust collection bag will not filter the tiny dust, which is the material that gets into your lungs, but never comes out. If you can, put the bag outside, and wear a good positive pressure mask.