Why people love it
  • Excellent for heavy dust, allergens, and pet dander
  • Fairly quiet operation on lower settings; not too noisy, even on highest speeds
  • Energy Star Certified; uses less than 75 watts at highest speed

Want cleaner air, but not suffering from crazy allergies? Need a cost effective air purifier that can cover a large room (up to 350 square feet)? Well look no further than the Winix Plasma Wave.

  • 3-stage air cleaning unit removes indoor pollutants and odors
  • Built-in air quality sensor adjusts fan speed automatically
  • Energy Star approved; 1-year limited warranty

Has a plastic odor and the PlasmaWave makes a clicking noise.


Performance: The air purifier is designed for spaces up to 350 square feet, making it ideal for use in a family room, office, or bedroom. The True HEPA air filter will eliminate 99.97% of dust and allergens, and the carbon pre-filter will help to deal with bad smells.

Thanks to the air quality sensor, you will always know when it's time to turn the settings up or down according to the particles in the air. If your room is filled with heavy dust or allergens, you'll need to run this air purifier on Turbo Speed to really see the results you want.

But once the air is clean, you can turn the speed down to the lower settings and keep the air fresh and free of dust/germs/allergens.

Operation: The Energy Star Certification on this air purifier ensures that you waste as little energy as possible. It consumes just 2 watts on Sleep Mode, and 36 watts on the High Speed setting. Even if you have to turn it to Turbo Mode, it only consumes 73 watts. Definitely a "green" appliance!

This isn't going to solve all your dust problems--you'll still need to vacuum and change your bedding. However, it will help to keep your air clean and breathable, eliminating the majority of floating dust, pollen, dander, and chemical particles.

The self-cleaning feature will ensure that your purifier lasts for as long as possible.

Price: At $170, this is a mid-priced purifier. It's not so expensive that it has to deliver clean room-grade purification, nor so cheap that you get low quality operation. It's an excellent value appliance for a very reasonable cost.

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