Holmes Visipure Desktop HAP9241B-TU

Holmes Visipure Desktop HAP9241B-TU Quick Review

Air purifier with a window view? Holmes Visipure Desktop HAP9241B-TU it is. Compact yet effective in dust elimination, this versatile air purifier comes with an unique Visipure Filter viewing window where you could checkout the entire purification process. Competing in a market that is dominated by many desktop/ tabletop air purifiers, can Holmes Visipure HAP9241B-TU Desktop fare well on airflow delivery rate, applicable radius, noise level and electricity usage? Continue reading to learn more on the air purifier.
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Holmes HAP9241B-TU Specification

ProductHolmes HAP9241B-TU
12.6 x 6.3 x 9.65 in
(32 x 16 x 24.5 cm)
Weight6.2 lb (2.8 kg)
Coverage (up to)100 sq. ft. (9 m2)
Dust free (CADR)
Pollen free (CADR)
Smoke free (CADR)
Airflow speed
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
HEPA filter
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
aer1 HAPF30AT HEPA-Type Total Air Filter
4 - 12 months
+- 17.99
Carbon filter
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
Ionizer/ TechnologiesIonizer
UV-light/ PCO
Other filter
All-in-one filter
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
Optional/ Addon
aer1 HAPF300AH True HEPA Allergen Remover Filter
12 months+- 19.99
aer1 HAPF30AO Odor-Eliminator Filter
4 - 12 months+- 12.99
aer1 HAPF300AP True HEPA Allergen Performance-Plus Filter
4 - 12 months+- 19.99
aer1 HAPF30AS Smoke Grabber Filter
4 - 12 months+- 19.99
Noise level
Power consumption38 W
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 enhanced 30% better dust elimination
  • Washable permanent pre-filter
  • HEPA-type filter with 99% efficiency rate (as small as 2 microns)
  • Compatible with all Aer1 series filters - Total air, Allergen Remover, Odor Eliminator and Smoke Grabber
  • Visipure filter Viewing Window to see the air purifier purification progress
  • 3 speed with optional ionizer control
  • Filter reminder/ replacement dial
  • 3 years warranty

Holmes HAP9241B-TU review

  • 3-stage purification including an optional Ionizer (can be deactivated when not needed).
  • Very effective in removing dust particles.
  • Unique Visipure Filter viewing window where you could actually see the particles being captured by the filter.
  • Entry-level price with low filter replacement cost.
  • Compatible with all Aer1 filters.
  • Up to 3 years warranty.
  • HEPA-type filter is not great against tiny microscopic virus and allergens.
  • Odor and gas particles like tobacco smoke requires filter upgrade (additional purchase).
  • Small purifying coverage even though it is expected from a desktop air purifier.
Holmes HAP9241B-TU dimension
12.6 x 6.3 x 9.65 in
(32 x 16 x 24.5 cm)
Holmes HAP9241B-TU weight
6.2 lb (2.8 kg)

A compact and modern air purifier that fits nicely into any home décor, the biggest highlight to Holmes Visipure Desktop HAP9241B-TU is definitely the Visipure filter Viewing Window where you could see the air purifier accumulate dust and other particles during the whole purification process. Other than that, Holmes Visipure Desktop HAP9241B-TU is very bit as Holmes desktop air purifier as you would expect. From the solid plastic fitting, 3 speed + optional Ionizer, Filter check indicator, compatible with all Aer1 filters and 3 years warranty.

Airflow effectiveness and purifying coverage

Holmes Visipure Desktop HAP9241B-TU is a desktop air purifier so naturally it has a very restricted all-round purifying applicable radius. Desktop table, work station or bedside table is probably the perfect location for Holmes Visipure Desktop HAP9241B-TU. Nonetheless any sort of air-borne contaminants and irritants e.g. dust, mold, pollen within range will be trapped by the air purifier and impede the microorganisms from further distributing.

Noise level and power consumption

Holmes Visipure Desktop HAP9241B-TU generates little to medium level of noise that would not alter people’s every day life. More or less zero noise at first fanspeed, soft noise at second fanspeed and slightly higher noise at third fan speed. Fairly similar to other household appliances, Holmes Visipure Desktop HAP9241B-TU noise is still within most suitable level that is OK live with.

Continuing with the power consumption, Holmes Visipure Desktop HAP9241B-TU power-saving airflow purifying will save you a good deal of money on utility bills in long-run. Power consumption is little at low speed and higher but reasonable rate at max speed. Compare to home appliances, Holmes Visipure Desktop HAP9241B-TU day by day electricity consumption is at better tier.

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Final thoughts on Holmes Visipure Desktop HAP9241B-TU

Rounding up, Holmes Visipure Desktop HAP9241B-TU is a better option desktop air purifier simply because of the price point and extra Visipure filter Viewing Window feature. While all air purifiers have their special advantages vs disadvantages, you would reap more on Holmes Visipure Desktop HAP9241B-TU upsides without compromising much on the shortcomings.

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To conclude Holmes HAP9241B-TU efficient plus purifying coverage and airflow circulation is spectacular in trapping large-scale airborne contaminants e.g. dust, hair, pet hair. pit against allergens, bacteria and viruses, Holmes HAP9241B-TU included , 3 fanspeed and 3-stage filtration is at rather average tier in eradicating dust mites, pollen, mold, spores, mildew, fungi, germs and pet dander. 

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