Quote Originally Posted by jeffreyg View Post
My Zone VI 16x20 came with a drain. It is a coupler-type fitting that holds a vinyl hose that has a clamp to close/drain it. This way it can be on the counter top and empty into the sink.

That's a better arrangement than the simple drain on mine. Without a drain hose, the drain is really only useful for draining within a sink or getting the last bit of water out. Can you upload a photo of your drain?