Are you looking for a small air purifier which comes at an incredible value? And does a great job of removing airborne pollutants? If so then you have shown up to the right place. Welcome to the Germguardian AC4200W review.
Now, let me give you an insight into this compact AC4200W air purifier so that you get a quick idea of this device before getting into the full details.
The germguardian AC4200W is the latest design from the guardian technology which is a compact as well as a low range segment air purifier.
Also, the beautiful cylindrical design can capture your heart. Actually, it is a simple air purifier considering its compact size and performance, and the most suitable place to run it is your bedroom.
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As the latest generation of Guardian Technologies’ air purifiers, the AC4200W does not emit ozone, it means it is an ozone-free air purifier. So, you can stay in your room while the air purifier is running.
So, these are some basic details about this AC4200W air purifier and it has both good and bad sides for you to know. Plus, you might have some general questions regarding this AC4200. But don’t worry that will be covered too!
You have nothing to worry about, so sit back and glue your eyes to the screen. And with that, lets directly move to the germguardian AC4200W Review for a full introduction to the machine.
- Room overage: 105 sq ft
- Weight: 8.4 pounds.
- Editor Rating: 4.6 out of 5
In the rest of the germguardian AC4200W Review, we will discuss some important factors. The air purifier’s quality depends on these factors below.
- Design and size
- Filter replacement
- Room coverage and CADR ratings
- Noise level
- Control panel
- Power consumption
Now, it is time to explain you everything in detail. Carefully read the explanation so that you don’t miss anything.
Design and size
The striking cylindrical-shaped and a spiral air grill on the top of the device makes the germguardian AC4200W one of the good looking air purifiers in the market.
Besides, the control panel is nicely located on the top of the unit. And the device has the perforated holes as air inlet in this compact air device that can perfectly cover the entire 360-degrees air intake.
Moreover, this tower unit stands at 13.5 -inch height and 9.2 -inch width, and weighs slightly over 8 pounds which determine that AC4200W is a small device that can be fit anywhere mostly in your bedroom, living room or even your child’s room.
Overall, we are satisfied with the way GermGuardian AC4200W looks; a simple yet elegant design that comes with a lower price.
As we mentioned before, this air purifier is an ozone-free air purifier which means it does not use any UV-C light.
Instead, germguardian AC4200W runs a simple 2-stage air purifying system with these air filters as below:
Activated Carbon Pre-filter – This filter serves two purposes:
- Combining with the Activated Carbon filter, this layer of the filter can remove most of the large particles from the air including dust, dirt, hair, and debris.
- To absorb common odors created from cooking, pets, tobacco smoke, and airborne chemicals.
True HEPA filter- The primary filter is a true HEPA filter that can capture 99.97% of microscopic allergens, dust and mold spores as small as 0.3 microns in diameter. This filter is able to trap those harmful contaminants that the pre-filter can’t trap.
The activated carbon pre-filter and the HEPA filter are combined into one filter unit. So you need to replace only one filter every 6 to 8 months depending on the use. the cost will be of this filter is $39 approximately.
Room coverage and CADR ratings:
The germguardian AC4200W can cover approx. 105 sq ft area. Also, the CADR ratings are good considering its price range. Germguardian AC4200W CADR scores 68 for smoke, 76 for dust, and 77 for pollen which means it is really good at purifying 105 sq ft area perfectly.
Air change per hour:
ACH or air change per hour is used to determine how many times an air purifier can purify its coverage area. The more times it cleans, the better it is. The Germguardian AC4200 can purify 105 square feet area 4 times per hour.
The GermGuardian AC4200 comes with low fan power that does not create much noise. The average noise level of this AC4200 is only 35 decibels (db), which is better than any other old members for quiet operation.
In fact, this noise level is lower than the library, and you won’t notice any sound while the device is running.
Besides, the ultra-quiet operation helps you get a good night’s rest with cleaner air.
You will find a simple control panel conveniently located on the top of the unit that is really convenient to use.
To operate this device, you will find only 3 buttons, one for changing the fan speed, one switch for programmable timer and one for on/off switch and LED filter replacement indicator.
With this compact device, you will have 4 fan speed and 3 different timers: 2hr, 4hr, and 8hr. You can set it to night mode where it goes to the ultra-quiet “Sleep Mode” that runs silently for a good night’s rest.
The power consumption of germguardian AC4200 is only 26 watts on average, which looks really great than many other energy-saving air purifiers in the market. For running a germguardian AC4200 8 hours per day, it would cost you just $9 per year.
With this Germguardian AC4200W, you will have a 3-years warranty! which looks convincing for a low range tag air purifier-.
As the germguardian AC4200W is a small and low range segment air purifier, it doesn’t come with a ton of extras. But, you will get some convenient features that can help you to operate this device.
- Timer: This necessary feature allows you to schedule the time off for 2, 4 and 8 hours.
- 4 Fan speed: As we mentioned before this device has 4 fan speed, in one of these fan speeds you will get an ultra-quiet sleep mode which helps you to sleep with a quiet environment. Another fan speed is called turbo mode that helps the device to circulate clean air very quickly and efficiently throughout the room.
- LED indicator: You can instantly know when it’s time to replace the filter with the filter replacement indicator light.
Why to buy
- Competitive performance
- Ozone-free air purifier
- 4 fan speed
- 3 different timer
- Good value for the price
- Good looking design
- 3-year warranty
Why not to buy
- We didn’t find any cons worth mentioning in this small and compact air purifier. It is hard to beat especially when it comes to the design and the price tag!