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Clarifion GL-139 Negative Ion Generator Review: Pluggable Ionizer!

Looking for a small, easy to use, pluggable ionizer that you can just leave unattended? Clarion Negative Ion Generator GL-139 is your answer. A filter free ionizer that diffuses negative ions into the air and causes airborne pollutants to fall. So how effective is this tiny little device? Is ionization a safe purification method and what are its flaws? Should you consider this or a pluggable UV air sanitizer? Find out more in our Clarion Negative Ion Generator GL-139 review.
MRSP/ RSP**
± 39.99 p
     Annual filter ^    
± 0 p
 Online price*
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** MRSP (Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price)/ RSP (Retail selling price) is provided by cleanairprice.com. Accurate at the time of posting.
^ Annual filter cost is calculated based on filter price and 12 hours of usage. Pricing could vary depending on air quality, usage frequency, and speed.

Clarifion GL-139 Specification

ProductClarifion GL-139
Dimension
4 x 6 x 2.9 in
(10.2 x 15.2 x 7.4 cm)
Weight4.8 lb (2.2 kg)
Fanspeed1
Coverage (up to)150 sq. ft. (14 m2)
Airflow speed
Dust free (CADR)
Pollen free (CADR)
Smoke free (CADR)
Filtration1-stage
Pre-Filter
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
-
HEPA filter
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
-
Carbon filter
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
-
Ionizer/ TechnologiesNegative Ion Generator
UV-light/ PCO
-
Other filter
-
All-in-one filter
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
-
Optional/ Addon
-
Noise levelUltra Quiet
Power usage level<1 W
Timer/ Scheduler
Sensors
Auto mode
Air qualityAQ indicator
Filter change indicator
More color options
Wi-Fi/ BTBluetooth
ENERGY STAR
Remote control
Child lock
Warranty1 year
Email/ Phone support

Key features

  • Plug in negative ion generator with blue LED light
  • Filterless Ionization Technology: Up to 10 Million pcs/cm^3 of Negative Ion-Output
  • LED brightness 10-20 LUX
  • Ozone free
  • Low noise and low energy consumption
  • Voltage AC120V 60hz
  • Compatible with moving vehicle
  • CARB G-20-016 Certification
  • 1 year limited warranty

Pros

  • Sleek, compact form that is super easy to use and install. Just plug and play.
  • Negative ion generator produces no ozone and works well with or without an air purifier.
  • No maintenance or replacement filter ever needed.
  • Ionization purification produces zero noise and uses less than 1 watt of electricity.

Cons

  • Does not actually remove airborne particles. Charged particles will fall to the ground due to the increased weight and can be stirred back up.
  • For close range purification.
  • Not effective against chemical and smoke particles.

At what cost

Clarifion GL-139 MRSP/ RSP
MRSP/ RSP**
+- 39.99
Clarifion GL-139 annual filter replacement cost
Annual Filter Cost
+- 0
^ Replacement filters/ estimated cost
At around 40+ for a single unit Clarifion GL-139, it is well worth the price considering its offering. The compact form is best suited for the bedroom, bathroom, hallway, kitchen, living room, staircase, office, and garage use. Another good thing about Negative Ion Generator is it does not need replacing. No expensive filtration or light bulb changes for the rest of the ownership. Still, you will need multiple units to cover the entire home due to the limited purifying coverage.
Clarifion GL-139 Negative Ion Generator is available for purchase at Amazon and the official website. Both sites offered discounted prices with great bundled deals if you buy more than 1 unit. You can see significant savings with at least a 4-in-1 bundled deal. For the first time buyer, we would advise our reader to go with a single unit first as a trial. Test it out and if they are happy with the purchase, opt for the greater bundled deal.

Clarifion GL-139 VS the challengers

GermGuardian GG1100W Elite Pluggable UV-C Sanitizer

GermGuardian GG1100W/ GG1100B

A pluggable air sanitizer that uses UV-light filtration to clean the air rather than an ionizer. Ultraviolet light is more effective in killing bacteria and viruses but you will have to replace the light bulb regularly.
GermGuardian GG1000 Pluggable Air Purifier & Sanitizer

GermGuardian GG1000 Pluggable

The older version to GG1100 and it is roughly the same price as Clarion. Go with this if you prefer UV-light over negative ion generator.

Verdicts and ratings

Build quality
6
Features
3
Coverage
4
Particle Filtration
3
Smoke Filtration
2
Price
8
Upkeeping
10
5.4
Clarifion GL-139 Negative Ion Generator
5.4

Max Fernandez

A loving father and a dedicated reviewer for airfuji.com with more than 1000 air purifiers under his belt. Max Fernandez is also one of the million patients currently suffering from asthma. Feel free to nudge him if you have any questions.

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