Humidifiers Comparison: 301-500 Square Feet Coverage / $150+ Price


Venta LW25 Airwasher 2-in-1 Humidifier and Air Purifier

Stadler Form Oskar Humidifier

PureGuardian 11L Output Per Day Ultrasonic Warm and Cool Mist Humidifier, Pure Guardian H4810

Humidifier

Venta LW25

Stadler Form Oskar

PureGuardian H4810

Coverage (Sq ft / m2)

400 / 37

500 / 46

500 / 46

Price

Humidifier Technology

Air washer

Evaporative

Ultrasonic

Type of humidifier

Cool mist

Cool mist

Cool mist, warm mist

Moisture output per 24h (Gallons/liters)

3 / 11.4

1.9 / 7.2

2 / 7.6

Tank size (gallons/liters)

3 / 11.4

0.9 / 3.4

2 / 7.6

Run time per tank

24 hours

11 hours

24 hours

Removable tank

Water refill indicator

Humidistat

Humidity range

40% – 55%

Humidity display

Mist output control

Control type

Electronic

Electronic

Electronic

Programmable timer

Automatic safety shutoff

Carrying handle

Casters

Remote control

Filters

Filter price

Filter cleaning and (or) replace

Seasonally

Germ protection

Demineralization cartridge

Noise level

24-45dB

Max 26dB

Very quiet

Energy usage (max)

8W

18W

90W

Voltage

120V

120V

120V

Size (inches / centimeters)

Height: 11.8 / 30

Width: 11.8 / 30

Depth: 13 / 33

Height: 11.4 / 29

Width: 9.7 / 24.5

Depth: 9.7 / 24.5

Height: 12.5 / 32

Width: 15 / 38

Depth: 7.7 / 19.5

Weight (pounds / kg)

8.5 / 3.9

6.9 / 3.1

5.4 / 2.4

Warranty

2 year limited

1 year limited

3 year limited

Featured accessories

Rollwagen Trolley

Maintenance Kit

Pros

+Humidifies and purifies air

+ No filters

+ Low water indicator

+ Uses only 8W energy

+ Any water type can be used

+ Large tank size

+ German quality

+ Elegant design, classy

+ Optional fragrance container

+Mineral-absorbing filters

+ Ionic silver cube

+ Tank refill indicator

+ LED display lights can be dimmed

+Various colors available

+ Auto humidity sensor

+Warm and cool mist

+Auto shutoff timer

+Water refill indicator

+Silver clean technology

+Cleaning brush

+Night light

+Ability to direct the mist

Cons

Accessories are sold separately

Quite expensive

Need to buy Venta water treatment additive

Only 2 output levels

Have to replace filter and ionic cube regularly

Built-in hygrostat is not accurate

Warm mist not as warm as you may want

Water refill is a bit complex

Water tank carrying handle is uncomfortable

Overall Rating (max 5)

(4.3 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(4.1 / 5)

15% Price/performance

(3.5 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(4 / 5)

5% Design

(4 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(4 / 5)

35% Performance

(5 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(4 / 5)

15% Features

(3.5 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(4 / 5)

10% Noise level

(4 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(4.5 / 5)

20% Maintenance & Upkeep

(4.5 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(4 / 5)

Conclusions, recommendations


Summary:

Only 3 humidifiers in this category make your choice easier. Air washer Venta from Germany gets the best rating. But Stadler Form Oskar and PureGuardian H4810 has a very similar rating. They are not that powerful but has some great features.


Venta LW25 Airwasher 2-in-1 Humidifier and Air Purifier

Venta LW25 humidifies and purifies the air with no filters. It uses only 8W power. Can be used any type of water, large tank size. German quality.


PureGuardian 11L Output Per Day Ultrasonic Warm and Cool Mist Humidifier

PureGuardian H4810 is an ultrasonic humidifier with warm and cool mist. It has auto shut off timer, water refill indicator, silver clean technology, cleaning brush, night light, ability to direct the mist.


Stadler Form Oskar Humidifier

Stadler Form Oskar has classy – elegant design with various colors available. It has an auto humidity sensor, LED display lights that can be dimmed, tank refill indicator, mineral-absorbing filters etc.


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