If there are high concentrations of air pollutants in the air where you live, then a well-performed air purifier becomes essential for your home. Especially if you are suffering from asthma or from any allergic issues then you must use an air purifier for home. There are various types of air purifier available right now. Some use different filters, some have UV light feature where some purify the air with ions. The Vax air purifiers have used the filter technology and they have three different models of air purifiers AP01, AP02 and AP03. All of these models have got some standard features and can perform really well.
However, today in this article we will give you an in-depth Vax AP01 air purifier review.
Features of the Vax AP01 Air Purifier
First, let’s have a look at the features of this air purifier and then we will talk about the positive and negative sides of this model.
The Vax AP01 has three different fan speeds, high, medium and low. With three fan speeds, you are allowed to choose different noise levels and extraction rates. This means that if you choose the low fan speed it will produce less noise, opposite will happen for the high fan speed.
The Vax Ap01 air purifier uses two filters, one is the HEPA media filter and the other one is the carbon filter. Though it is not a true HEPA filter, it still performs pretty well. It is capable of to catch different airborne pollutants efficiently. The carbon filter is basically for removing odor. Most of the carbon filters of other purifiers come with a pre-filter, but this air purifier misses that. For this reason, the odor filter or the carbon filter is not up to the mark.
The filters of this purifier are easily accessible. Changing them won’t take much time and effort of yours. You just need to press down the button and it will release the front cover. When you will remove the filters you will see some white dust inside it, which also you have to clean.
The main HEPA media filter is needed to be changed in every six months and the carbon filter needs to be replaced in every 3 months. However, as we said the replacements are really easy. All in all, we can say with this air purifier you don’t need that much of maintenance.
Touch Control Panel
The touch control panel of this air purifier is built in very simple design. There are 4 buttons and 2 lights in the control panel. The lights are basically the filter indicator lights which gives an indication when the filters need to be changed. The buttons are touch sensitive which has given this air purifier a modern look. For these touch control buttons, it is really easy to operate this purifier. The buttons are for filter light reset, power button, timer and speed button.
The Vax AP01 air purifier has a very sleek design. It is a perfect purifier for any rooms as it can be adjusted really well. The compact design of this air purifier has made it very portable. You can easily carry out the purifier from one room to another. Moreover, you can even lay this air purifier on its side. For this it takes less space to fit.
The performance of the Vax AP01 air purifier is not one of the best of the market, but considering its low price we have to say that it does a really great job. This air purifier intakes air from both is front bottom part and from both sides. The outflow of air is also quite good. It doesn’t use any ions to purify the air, which is appreciated by many of its customers. What we want to say is, this air purifier retails only for $100 and with this price range we think it is one of the best options that you can get.
Filter Life Indicator
Just like other decent air purifiers, this purifier has also included a filter life indicator light. This light will give you an indication when you need to change the filters. After you have replaced the filters, hold down the reset button for a while so that the indicator lights will shut down and it will know that the filters have been changed.
- Comes in a modern yet basic design.
- Light weight and easy to carry.
- Has different fan speeds.
- Has a warranty period of 2 years.
- 3 different timer settings.
- Energy efficient.
- Auto shut off option.
- Make noises.
- The filter replacement can be costly.
- Does not have a true HEPA filter.
- Not good for odor removing purpose.
- Suitable for only small places.
Frequently Asked Questions
- How noisy is it?
If you are running it at the low speed it operated really quiet. However, in high speed, it will be a little problematic, especially at night times.
- Does it come with the filters?
Yes, you will get all the filters with your purchase, with no spare though.
- Does it work well for vapors?
This particular Vax model is not good for vapors. It is good for removing dust.
The Vax AP01 air purifier review has a mix of positive and negative sides. When we really impressed with its performance for removing polluted air particles, we are not that much happy to see its odor removing performance. When we really love is modern and compact design, we don’t like it misses some of the basic features like a true HEPA filter or an air quality sensor.
Lastly, we want to say that if you are on a budget and you are looking for an air purifier specifically for removing dust then you can go for the Vax AP01 air purifier. This air purifier has basic features with the moderate performance but at a very low price.