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Winix HR 900 Review

Winix is a Korean based company that is engaged in developing indoor water and air treatment solutions for more than 40 years.Winix technology has many trusted customers in the line of humidifiers, dehumidifiers and purifiers. By proper marketing,winix products have made a great place in America, Europe and Asia.

All Winix purifiers have 3-4 filtration layers with the ability to clean small microorganisms, large pollutants as well as bad odors. Thus making air up to 99.97% free from germs and other allergens.

Winix purifiers are demanding due to its unique plasma wave technology that can capture the smallest particles of dander, dust and allergens.Winix 5300-2 and Winix 5500-2 are winners in the eyes of customers.

Winix Inc is well recognized in the Production of four attractive series:

  • PlasmaWave Series  WAC 5300,WAC 5500,WAC 6300,5500-2,C535
  • FresHome Series       P-150,P-450,P-300
  • Signature Series        U-300,U-450
  • Ultimate Pet Series  WAC 9300,WAC 9500

===> In a rush check the list of some most demanding Winix brands with area coverage comparison.

Winix HR 900:

Winix HR 900 is a low budget with an attractive look brand among purifiers line. It is also known as Winix ultimate pet air purifier due to protection against pets dander and hair effectively. This purifier covers an area of 300sq.ft so it can be used in medium to large rooms but less coverage than winix 5500-2.

If you want to enjoy the latest version, you can use Winix HR 950 and more advanced Winix HR 1000

With its four fan speed(low, medium, high and turbo) and plasma wave technology it can clean air up to 99.97% by reducing allergens size up to 0.3 microns.

Air quality indicators change color  Blue (good), Yellow (fair), Red (poor)depending on the air condition.

For peaceful sleep timer options are here that can be adjusted for 1,4 and 8 hrs.
The polluted air moves in from the front side of this purifier and a fresh one comes out from the top just behind the control panel.

Winix HR900

Winix HR900

Let us read the below description under following headings;

1). Design and functionality 
2). Air purification system 
3). CADR and ACH rating
4). Effect on electricity 
5). Noise level 
6). Customer services 
7). Verdict 
8). Features 

1-Design And Functionality:

Winix HR 900 has a white perforated design body at the front and black grills at sides. Size of this gorgeous machine is 16.3*23.6*9.6inch and weight 18.7lb.

Control panel is located on the top side consisting of 6 clickable buttons and a smart sensor. At the right side, there is child lock for locking at functions thus protecting from children. For running the purifier according to your will there is a timer option that can be customized for the span of three durations i.e 1,4 and 8 hours.

In the middle, there is a plasma wave option which on pressing helps to kill allergens. Next is mode button which can be adjusted as auto, sleep, low, medium, high and turbo modes. Next, the soft-touch button is power ON/OFF for start and close device. At top of this button, there is a filter reset option. At the top right side, there is a sensor which on detecting odor slow or high the LED glow. Also at the sideways, there is a dust sensor.

Winix HR900

Winix HR900

2-Air Purification System:

The 3 stage filtration system of winix HR 900  consists of Pre-Filter, HEPA filter and carbon filter. Also, plasma wave technology helps to further clean the room air by emitting both negative and positive ions that form hydroxyls to attack allergens. It shows resemblance to ionizer that emit only negative ions to kill germs.

  • Pre-Filter:A washable pre-filter of this purifier traps large particles like pet hair, dander and other large size allergens hence increasing the life of other filters.
  • Activated Carbon filter: This advanced washable filter block smells of your pets, kitchen, chemicals and Volatile odors from your room.
  • True-HEPA filter: Small microorganisms like virus, bacteria, fungi, pollen and mould are trapped in this filter thus cleaning room air up to 99.97%
  • Plasmawave Technology: This technology further helps to clean the room air thus extra purification is done by this technology by generating positive and negative ions.
Winix HR900

Winix HR900

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  • $200 or below
  • $200 to $400
  • More than $400

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3-CADR And ACH Rating:

Winix HR 900 covers an area of 300 sq.ft.CADR rating for this purifier for Dust (200 cfm) Pollen (220 cfm) and Smoke (194cfm).So it is best fitted for medium to large room spaces. Air exchange through this purifier after every 15 minutes.

Due to strong fan speeds and plasma wave technology, area coverage of this purifier is 300 sq.ft.Using this purifier in small areas provides excellent performance.

ACH(Air change per hour) rating tells us how much time an appliance takes to clean a room. This ACH rating is determined by “X” multiplied by the number of times air exchange through the purifier. For winix HR 900 ACH rating is 4X means it has the ability to clean the room air 4 times per hour.

4-Effect On Electricity:

Two most frequent questions that customers ask during purchasing air purifier;

  • For what time span should air purifier be used?
  • How much electricity does an air purifier utilize?

Our loyal advice is to read the energy specs from the manual before purchase or use of the purifier. Secondly, some purifiers have sensor options so these purifiers automatically detect air quality and adjust the fan speed accordingly. In this case the Winix HR 900 which has an air quality indicator that can detect bad, moderate and good air quality and adjust the fan speed accordingly.

For your knowledge;

One unit electricity = 1 KW (1000 watts)/per one hr.

The formula for monthly electricity usage and per month electricity cost is;

Monthly Electricity Usage = (Air Purifiers rated Power x Daily usage in an hour)/1000 x 30) kWh month

Monthly Electricity Cost = Monthly Electricity Usage x Energy charges per kWh in USD

In the case of  Winix HR 900  , energy consumption is 56 Watts(rated power). If you use this machine continuously for almost 12 hours, then multiply 56 by 12 and divide by 1000watts. Multiply the remaining figure by 30 for the monthly cost.in this way, monthly power utilization will find out.   = 70*12/1000=0.672*30=20.16 KWatts per month

To find out monthly electricity cost multiply monthly consumption by the unit cost of electricity. (Suppose if unit cost is $2.4) =20.16 * 2.4=48.38 cents/kWh per month

5-Noise Level:

Noise and sound levels of a purifier are calculated in decibels (dB). All purifiers have reasonable sound(not very loud), especially when compared with refrigerator or window AC. The quietest air purifiers fall in the range of dB rating of 15-35 at the low fan speed, whereas moderate ones in the range of 35 to 55 and the loudest purifiers in the range of 55 to 75 dB and above this range. Here in the case of  Winix HR 900   noise level falls near the whispering range(26db) according to data below. if you want to enjoy the same noise level,Winix WAC 9500(26db) is the best choice with less budget.  

The following comparison will be effective for your understanding and good conception;

  •  Decibel(dB)                      Sound equivalent
  • 0dB                                     Normal hearing threshold
  • 30dB                                  Library talking/whispering
  • 60dB                                  Normal conversation/slight noisy
  • 70dB                                  Vacuum Cleaner
  • 90dB                                  Lawnmower
Winix HR900

Winix HR900

6-Customer Services:

Winix  is the most popular brand in the purifiers products line. It is only due to its loyal customers’ services that it has received bulk reviews. Winix appreciates you for purchasing its product a second time.

Winix Products come with a 1-5 year warranty that varies from product to product. Company will favour you any malfunctioning of the unit during this period. 

You can also contact Winix through email at [email protected] from Monday to Friday.

Pros Cons
Especially customized for pet allergies containing ultimate pet pre filter
Filter change cost is relatively high especially Pre-filter
HEPA filter to reduce small particles up to 0.3 microns
Slightly loud at high speed
3 Timer setting options(1,4,8 hrs)

4 fan speeds with auto and sleep mode options
Smart sensor,child lock options

7-Final Verdict:

Winix HR 900 is an attractive purifier with white perforated rectangular shape appearance. Winix HR 900 with unique features of plasma wave technology and HEPA filtration system that helps to eradicate microbes and airborne properly. It is specially designed to fight against pet allergy complications. So overall it is the best purifier in classical models.

8-Features:

Brand Name: Winix

Product Name: Winix HR 900

Color=white

Lowest Noise Level=26db

Powder Consumption=56W

Dimension=16.3 x 9.6 x 23.6 inches,18.7 pounds

Warranty=2 years

Customers rating=above 200,4.7 ratings out of 5

Filter replacement duration=HEPA(1 Year,carbon 1,year)

Room Coverage=300 sq.ft

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