Bionaire BAP516UV-U

Bionaire BAP516UV-U Permanent Mini Tower Quick Review

An  unique air purifier in its own way, Bionaire BAP516UV-U Permanent Mini Tower is remarkable for long-haul use as there is absolutely no filter replacement need in its entire filtration. Combining the list of permanent HEPA type filter, UV technology and Ionizer, how is Bionaire BAP516UV-U air flow delivery rate, applicable area, noise level and electricity consumption? Does the forego of replaceable filter make Bionaire BAP516UV-U Permanent Mini Tower dependable and trustworthy? Go through the air purifier specification to find out more.
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Bionaire BAP516UV-U Specification

ProductBionaire BAP516UV-U
12 x 29.4 x 11.9 in
(30.5 x 74.7 x 30.2 cm)
Weight16 lb (7.3 kg)
Coverage (up to)85 sq. ft. (8 m2)
Dust free (CADR)83 cfm (141 m3/h)
Pollen free (CADR)75 cfm (127 m3/h)
Smoke free (CADR)55 cfm (93 m3/h)
Airflow speed
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
HEPA filter
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
Permanent HEPA type Filtration
Carbon filter
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
Ionizer/ TechnologiesIonizer
UV-light/ PCO
UV technology
Other filter
All-in-one filter
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
Optional/ Addon
Noise level
Power consumption
Timer/ Scheduler
More color options
Auto mode
Air qualityAQ indicator
Filter change indicator
Wi-Fi/ BTBluetooth
Remote control
Child lock
Warranty3 years
Email/ Phone support
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Key features

  • 3-stage filtration with 3 speed
  • Permanent HEPA type Filtration
  • Slim Tower Design
  • UV technology
  • Optional Ionizer
  • 3 years warranty

Bionaire BAP516UV-U review

  • Entry-level price tag.
  • 100% no replacement filter needed.
  • Permanent HEPA type Filtration against microscopic pollutants.
  • Germ and bacteria specialist UV technology.
  • Optional Ionizer against stubborn particles.
  • 3 years manufacturer warranty.
  • Average filtration strength against microscopic particles despite the inclusion of UV and Ionizer.
  • Below par airflow performance and purifying coverage.
  • No great against smoke, gas and odor particles.
Bionaire BAP516UV-U dimension
12 x 29.4 x 11.9 in
(30.5 x 74.7 x 30.2 cm)
Bionaire BAP516UV-U weight
16 lb (7.3 kg)
Bionaire BAP516UV-U Permanent Mini Tower slim profile design is built with streamline and straightforwardness shape that doesn’t look too far apart from the previous air purifier. At the same time, control panel are flawlessly set up that permits responsive use without any sort of issue. Owner that want a usable, long-lasting air purifier that withstand the test of time would have no issue with Bionaire BAP516UV-U Permanent Mini Tower.

Airflow capability and purifying coverage

Bionaire BAP516UV-U Permanent Mini Tower is powered by 3 permanent filtration: HEPA-type filtration, UV technology and Ionizer. Each filtration serve its purpose although the capacity is rather limited. Not great against microscopic particles or any smoke based pollutants. Ideal for home with narrow inner room, the applicable area is at restricted grade. In addition, Bionaire BAP516UV-U Permanent Mini Towerairflow in-take and out-take is below par but as no trouble clearing away near proximity air particles.

Noise level and power consumption

Bionaire BAP516UV-U Permanent Mini Tower has a rather mild airflow distribution so naturally noise level generated is also at minimum tier. Small noise at min fanspeed while slightly higher noise at max speed. In comparison with other usual household appliances, Bionaire BAP516UV-U Permanent Mini Tower all round noise level is barely audible. Next, Bionaire BAP516UV-U Permanent Mini Tower is a above average daily air purifier that you would not see any massive difference in electricity bills even when the air purifier is operated in maximum rate. Power consumption is little at low fanspeed and slightly higher at maximum fan speed. Compared to resembles group home appliances, Bionaire BAP516UV-U Permanent Mini Tower day-by-day power consumption is still comparatively low.
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Final thoughts on Bionaire BAP516UV-U Permanent Mini Tower

Bring to a close, Bionaire BAP516UV-U Permanent Mini Tower is an unique approach to air purifier that provide hassle-free ownership with zero filter replacement cost. Compared with the entire list of advantages/disadvantages, you should not expect anything exceptional in terms of purification depth.

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To summarize Bionaire BAP516UV-U efficient plus purifying coverage and airflow distribution is excellent in capturing typical airborne particles example dust, pet hair. take on irritants, allergens, viruses and bacteria, Bionaire BAP516UV-U combined , 3 fanspeed and 3-stage filtration is at relatively reasonable level in wiping out pet dander, dust mites, fungi, pollen, mildew, mold, spores and germs.  On smokes, odors and fumes, Bionaire BAP516UV-U filtration is below par in handling chemicals, odors, cooking smell, fire, VOCs, tobacco smokes, cigarette, vapor, radon and ammonia.

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