GermGuardian GG1000 Pluggable UV Sanitizer

GermGuardian GG1000 Pluggable UV-C Sanitizer Quick Review

Practical yet accessible, GermGuardian GG1000 Pluggable UV-C is an affordable air sanitizer for users that need something simple and on a budget. Built in a scaled-down, wall-pluggable and thin body configuration, this highly portable air sanitizer offers an unique UV-C Light Technology that is effective, easy to use and maintain. So what other features is in GermGuardian GG1000 Pluggable UV Sanitizer and can it compete with other similar range UV air sanitizer?
± 59.99 p
     Annual filter ^    
± 18 - 30 p
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GermGuardian GG1000 Specification

ProductGermGuardian GG1000
RSPMRSP/ RSP +- 59.99
3.2 x 7.5 x 3 in
(8.1 x 19.1 x 7.6 cm)
Weight1 lb (0.5 kg)
Coverage (up to)59 sq. ft. (5 m2)
Dust free (CADR)
Pollen free (CADR)
Smoke free (CADR)
Airflow speed
A filterAnnual filter cost ($)+- 18 - 30
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
HEPA filter
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
Carbon filter
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
Ionizer/ Technologies
UV-light/ PCO
LB1000 UV Air Sanitizer Bulb
6 - 10 months+- 14.99
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
Warranty1 year
Email/ Phone support

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GermGuardian GG1000 key features

  • Compact wall pluggable design
  • Natural UV-C - Uses natural light that does not produce any harmful chemicals.
  • UV-C Light Technology - destroy up to 99.9% of airborne germ, bacteria and viruses.
  • Lightbulb with an usage lifespan of 4000 to 5000 hours (6 - 10 months)
  • 1 year limited warranty
GermGuardian GG1000 dimension
3.2 x 7.5 x 3 in
(8.1 x 19.1 x 7.6 cm)
GermGuardian GG1000 weight
1 lb (0.5 kg)

A brand that is popular for its UV-light technology, GermGuardian GG1000 is a wall pluggable, modern shape air sanitizer that functions immaculately in constricted spots. The smooth exterior is pleasing to hold and sturdy enough for constant plugging/ unplugging. Expect zero gap between the framework to shield the Ultraviolet ray from over-expose. In a nutshell, GermGuardian GG1000 Pluggable UV Sanitizer total dimension, weight and practicality is second to none.

Applicable area and airflow

GermGuardian GG1000 Pluggable UV Sanitizer can cover 456 cubic feet (59 sq. ft.) of air per hour which is limited within the surrounding of the wall socket. Powered by the sole UV-C light technology, the ultraviolet light with titanium Dioxide helps eliminate germs, bacteria and viruses while at the same time destroys their DNA to stop the growth. UV-C light can also eliminate light odors from pets, food and smoke from cooking although its not at the same league as carbon filter. All in all, GermGuardian GG1000 Pluggable UV Sanitizer is best use in dry bathroom, kitchen or next to your pet’s crib.

Noise level and power consumption

As you expect from an air sanitizer with one speed, GermGuardian GG1000 noise level is virtually none while power consumption is also low. Perfect model for day-by-day operation without have to worry about its filter maintenance, noise or cost.

Final thoughts on GermGuardian GG1000 Pluggable UV Sanitizer

Quite likely the most adaptable air sanitizer in its class, GermGuardian GG1000 Pluggable UV Sanitizer quick plug and play operation is a refreshing option to the existing Lineup. Its also bless with a reasonably long-lasting UV-C Light that simply works, but users do have it give in on the limited purifying capacities and weak filtration on strong smoke and odors. We highly recommend using GermGuardian GG1000 Pluggable UV Sanitizer alongside an air purifier for maximum protection against germ and viruses.

GermGuardian GG1000 is covered against

GermGuardian GG1000 VS Dust



GermGuardian GG1000 VS Pollen



GermGuardian GG1000 VS Hair

Hair/ Pet hair


GermGuardian GG1000 VS Dust mites

Dust mites


GermGuardian GG1000 VS Mold/ Mildew

Mold/ Mildew


GermGuardian GG1000 VS Pet dander

Pet dander


GermGuardian GG1000 VS Virus/ Germ

Virus/ Germ


GermGuardian GG1000 VS Tobacco smoke

Tobacco smoke


GermGuardian GG1000 VS Chemical



GermGuardian GG1000 VS VOCs



GermGuardian GG1000 VS Smoke/ Gas

Smoke/ Gas


GermGuardian GG1000 VS Odor



To conclude GermGuardian GG1000 effective plus 59 sq. ft. purifying coverage and airflow intake/ outtake is fantastic in catching household airborne contaminants e.g. hair, dust. pit against allergens, microorganisms, GermGuardian GG1000 incorporated , 1 fanspeed and 1-stage filtration is at somewhat OK tier in removing dust mites, pollen, mold, spores, mildew, fungi, germs and pet dander.  On odors and smokes, GermGuardian GG1000 filtration is inadequate in coping with chemicals, cooking odors, detegent odors, VOCs, tobacco smokes, cigarette, radon and ammonia.

In conclusion......

  • Compact form factor that is pluggable to any wall socket.
  • Accessible with low cost of ownership (only the UV bulb require replacing).
  • Proven UV-C Light Technology that works without producing any ozone or harmful chemicals.
  • Other than the UV-light bulb, there is no filter cleaning or maintenance needed.
  • Cannot handle dust and other large particles as effective as a conventional air purifier.
  • Poor against strong chemicals, odors and smoke.
  • Not the best bang of the buck given its basic functionality.
  • Only 1 year warranty given some models offer up to 2 years.
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GermGuardian GG1000 Pluggable UV Sanitizer

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