Coway AP-1512HH Mighty AirPurifier

Design

Coway AP-1512HH Mighty Air purifier IS an award winning purifier, Wirecutter graded it the best purifier of the year in 2018, while in 2016  TopTen  Reviews gave it the same honor.

Coway air purifier has a luxurious design which also seems attractive. It has an appearance like an iPod Shuffle and a slim modernized body. This air purifier is good for someone searching for a mid-sized air purifier which is fit for seating rooms, garages, and for large restrooms.This air purifier comes either black or white color.

Coway AP-1512HH Mighty Air Purifier has five functional buttons on the top side. It has an outlet vent on top also to release the purified airto the surroundings. This air purifier has filter replacement indicator, a dirt sensor, 3 fan speeds and a timer.

This air purifier has a tallness of 18.3 inches and a width of 16.3 inches. It has a feature of two handles on each side. It has a weight of 12.3 pounds.

The Coway AP-1512 Mighty air purifier has Clean Air Delivery Rate of 246 dust/ 233 smoke/ 240 pollen (Cubic Feet per Minute). This air purifier can clean a 340 square feet area in 10 minutes.The ACH is 4x. This has a great fan with 3 fan speeds which let you to change the fan speed and air output based on your refinement requirements.

The purifier contains an echo mode that automatically powers off the purifier after noticing no contaminants after 30 minutes time.

This device produces 53.8 decibels at the highest fan speed setting while at the lowest fan speed setting, it produces 24.4 decibels.

The Coway AP -1512 Mighty air purifier has a 3 year warranty.

Filters

The Coway AP-1512HH air purifier has a four stage filtration system i.e. a pre-filter, activated carbon filter, true HEPA filter and ionizer.

The pre-filter of Coway AP-1512HH is washable and is permanent _ no need to change. The pre-filter helps remove large dust particles such as pollen, dust, hair, and mold spores. This also helps increase the lifespan of the true HEPA filter.

The activated carbon filter traps harmful gases and odors, it contains activated carbon which helps cleanse up the indoor air by trapping kitchen smells and bad odors from the house. This can take up to 6 months before a replacement.

The true HEPA filter absorbs 99.97% of pollutants as small as 0.3 microns allergens such as smoke and small fine dust particles. The true HEPA filter has a lifetime of one year before a replacement is necessary to be done. The good thing is that you don’t have to mark the date you replaced your filter since the Coway AP-1512HH air purifier has a replacement indicator which will alert you when the true HEPA filter needs replacement.

There are two indicators, on the device, one for the HEPA filter and another one for the odor filter. If the HEPA filter’s indictor is green, then the filter is fine, but if it changes its color, it means it should be replaced.

The ionizer uses Coway’s Vital ION Technology .The ionizer releases negative ions which helps cleanse air by taking down contaminants to the ground.

Power Consumption

At the highest fan speed settings it consumes 77.8 watts, and at the lowest fan speed, it uses 4.9 watts. This purifier is an Energy Star Certified so you don’t have to mind a lot about high costs of energy used up.

How to set up Coway AP-1512 Mighty Air Purifier

Most people buy air purifiers and forget to unwrap them, some are sealed up with plastic wrappers.  Buyers sometimes think that the purifiers are supposed to be in that same form that they were bought.

The main aim of manufactures wrapping the purifiers is to prevent them from getting dirty, the buyers are supposed to unwrap all the wrappings so as the purifiers can perform their own task which is trapping dust and cleansing the air around.

 If you keep your purifier wrapped that means it won’t perform its task and you are going to waste energy that is not worked for appropriately. When buying you have to also make sure that the filters inside the purifiers are unwrapped, this will make a greater effect on your house in terms of air purification.

While placing your Coway AP-1512 Mighty Air Purifier, make sure it is on an open place that is at least 18 inches from the wall and anyother furniture in the house. This will cause an effective air circulation and the purifier will be in a good position to trap dust and absorb odors.

The Coway AP-1512 air purifier has an advantage of being able to sense when there is no air to purify and shutting down itself since it is in no use which also assists in energy saving. It is recommended that you put your purifier on as always as long as you are home.

When the air is just flowing normally, you can use the lowest fan mode or the medium. On conditions where there are harmful pollutants such as stuffy room, or burning fires you can use the highest fan speed.

For best performance on your purifier, make sure that you regularly clean up your purifier. Make sure that you also check on your filter replacement indicator so that you may not over use the true HEPA filter.

PROS

  • Four stage filtration with a true HEPA filter
  • Energy Star Certified
  • Automatically turns echo mode feature to save energy.
  • Has filter replacement indicators
  • Easily portable
  • Low power consumption

CONS

  • CADR not verified by AHAM
  • The ionizer produces ozone
  • No smart sensors
  • No remote control