As the junior word clearly stated, Austin Air Allergy Machine Jr is the mini version of the Allergy Machine that has the sizes of junior series with all Allergy Machine attributes. Powered by the High Efficiency Gas Absorption (HEGA) filter, Allergy Machine Jr offers Austin Air trademark durable purifying with greater attention in dealing stubborn particles like allergens, gases and odors. Perfectly made for allergen sufferer that has low tolerance towards airborne pollutants typically seasonal allergens, let’s see what else this air purifier could do.
Austin Air Allergy Machine Jr Specification
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|Weight||Coverage (up to)||Dust free (CADR)||Pollen free (CADR)||Smoke free (CADR)||Airflow speed||Fanspeed||Filtration||A filterAnnual filter cost ($)|
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|Noise level||Power consumption||Timer/ Schedule||Sensors||More color options||Auto mode||Air qualityAQ indicator||Filter change indicator||Wi-Fi/ BTBluetooth||ENERGY STAR||Remote control||Child lock||Warranty||Email/ Phone support|
|Austin Air Allergy Machine Jr||+- 395|
11 x 16.5 x 11 in
(27.9 x 41.9 x 27.9 cm)
|14.1 lb (6.4 kg)||700 sq. ft. (65 m2)||48-200 cfm (82-340 m3/h)||3||4-stage||+- 37|
Large Particle Pre-filter
30 sq.ft. True Medical Grade HEPA
Activated Military Carbon Cloth
Medium Particle Pre-filter
Austin Air Allergy Machine Jr Filter
|40 - 65 dB||80 W||5 years|
Austin Air Allergy Machine Jr key features
- 360° progressive filtering Intake System
- 4-stage filtration
- [STAGE 1] Large particle pre-filter
- [STAGE 2] Medium particle pre-filter
- [STAGE 3] 30 ft. Medical Grade HEPA filter
- [STAGE 4] Activated military carbon cloth HEGA filter
- 3 fan speeds
- 5 years pro-rated filter lifespan
- 5 years warranty
Premium powder coated steel housing that stands out from most plasticky air purifier, Austin Air Allergy Machine Jr 11 x 16.5 x 11 in dimension is no different from other Austin Air Junior air purifier. On the other hand 24 lb weight is lighter in its Jr group due to the different set of filter although its still far from light compare with other competitors model. Moving around the air purifier has to be done without the casters support as casters is an additional purchase. Austin Air Allergy Machine Jr is dead easy to use as there is only one front rotary dial knob up-front to control the fanspeed. Other notable spec includes 60° progressive Intake System, 4-stage filtration, long-life all-in-one filter, NRTL (Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory) recognized, CSA (Canadian Standards Association) and CE (Conformité Européenne) approved, ozone-free emission, 30 days money back guarantee and 5 years warranty on residential use. Fancy features such as auto mode, sleep mode, air quality status, digital indicator and timer are all excluded.
Airflow, CADR and everything in between
What’s inside count
^ Austin Air Allergy Machine Jr filters/ lifespan/ priceAustin Air Allergy Machine Jr 4-stage filtration is no doubt great against airborne particles, chemical vapors, odors and allergens. First off the combined effort between outer mesh grille and inner pre-filter would trap large particles while the medium particulate filter would follow up the job on medium-sized particles; unique HEGA filter that traps any vapors, gases and odors related chemicals. Finishing up with the filtration is Austin Air Allergy Machine Jr HEPA filter that would deal with micron size particles e.g. bacteria that were not captured by the previous filter.
Austin Air Allergy Machine Jr is covered against
Hair/ Pet hair
Keep it down
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^ Austin Air Allergy Machine Jr replacement filters estimated cost
Austin Air Babys BreathExact replica to Allergy Machine Jr with the exception of two unique bright colors (pink and blue).
Austin Air Allergy MachineThe non-junior version that is beef up on airflow, purifying coverage and filtration strength.
Austin Air HealthMate Jr HM200Standard version with different set of activated carbon filter that is as effective against gases and odors.
- Solid powder coated steel exterior with no plastic off-gassing.
- Consistent airflow with wide purifying coverage.
- Trio filters (outer mesh filters, pre-filter and medium filter) that help prolong HEPA filter lifespan.
- Super effective 30 sq.ft. True Medical Grade HEPA filter.
- Optimal activated military carbon HEGA filter that handles bacteria, odors and gases well.
- Long-lasting all-in-one filter that could last up to 5 years.
- 5 years manufacturer warranty.
- Noisy fan noise particularly on third speed.
- Lightest among Austin Air purifiers yet still hard to move around without casters (addon purchase).
- Hassle filter replacement that requires flipping over the air purifier and unscrewing bottom cover.
- Plain vanilla set - lacks air quality sensors, auto/ sleep mode, digital display, timer and remote control.
More on Austin Air HM205
Austin Air HM205 HEGA air purifiers are designed for people with allergies or asthma. Used the same powder coated steel as housing, underneath the HEGA air purifier is four stands with an option to upgrade to 4 built-in casters. A standard 360° air inlet and outlet available at top of the air purifier and a manual 3 fan speed knob for airflow control. Inside the Austin Air HM205 is the 4-stage filtration system that will handle medium to large particles (hair, dust) at the first two stage, a true medical grade HEPA filter at 3-stage for smaller particles (mold, pollen) and finally activated military carbon cloth High Efficiency Gas Absorption (HEGA) filter for the strongest particles that manage to by-pass all the above filters. By placing the HEGA filter after the HEPA filter, the Austin Air HM205 is able to removing the bigger particles first, only then it will filter out all the smaller, gases contaminants out of the air before it triggers any allergies symptom.
Applicable area, airflow, noise level and power consumptionAustin Air HM205 can quickly purify the air thank to highly efficient airflow delivery rate. With a smaller capacity, the HM205 can cover a range of 44m2 (469 sq. ft.) with 2 charges of air released hourly. No issue in eliminate tobacco smoke and odor from the air. Noise level is slightly above average at high speed, between 39.8 dB to 64.5 dB. The power consumption level is at 80 watts max.
Final thoughts on Austin Air HM205Austin Air HM205 is a great economical choice as it is simple to use, durable, requires minimal maintenance and low filter replacement cost for everyday use. It is also excellent in handling airborne allergens, household chemical and gases thanks to the combination of HEPA and HEGA filter. The lack of features would be a turn down for some, but the worry-free 5 years warranty will be the perfect remedy to cover the only few flaws.
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