Humidifiers Ccomparison: 801-2500 Square Feet Coverage / $150+ Price


 

BONECO Warm or Cool Mist Ultrasonic Humidifier 7142

BONECO Steam Humidifier S450

Vornado Ultra1 Whole Room Ultrasonic Humidifier

Air-O-Swiss BONECO Warm or Cool Mist Ultrasonic Humidifier U700

Humidifier

Air-O-Swiss 7142

Boneco S450

Vornado Ultra 1

Boneco U700

Coverage (Sq ft / m2)

860 / 80

860 / 80

900 / 84

1000 / 93

Price

Humidifier Technology

Ultrasonic

Vaporizer

Ultrasonic

Ultrasonic

Type of humidifier

Cool mist, warm mist

Warm mist

Cool mist, warm mist

Cool mist, warm mist

Moisture output per 24h (Gallons/liters)

3.5 / 13.2

3.5 / 13.2

3.5 / 13.2

4 / 15.1

Tank size (gallons/liters)

2 / 7.6

2 / 7.6

2 / 7.6

2.4 / 9

Run time per tank

12hours

12 hours

12 hours

14 hours

Removable tank

Water refill indicator

Humidistat

Humidity range

40% – 60%

40% – 60%

35% – 60%

30% – 70%

Humidity display

Mist output control

Control type

Electronic

Electronic

Electronic

Electronic

Programmable timer

Automatic safety shutoff

Carrying handle

Casters

Remote control

Filters

Filter price

Filter cleaning and (or) replace

Germ protection

Demineralization cartridge

Noise level

25dB

35dB

Nearly silent till acceptable

25dB

Energy usage (max)

140W

480W

140W

45W (cool)
180W (warm)

Voltage

120V

120V

120V

120V

Size (inches / centimeters)

Height: 17.3 / 44

Width: 11 / 28

Depth: 9.8 / 25

Height: 13.2 / 33.5

Width: 9.5 / 24

Depth: 14 / 35.5

Height: 18.4 / 47

Width: 9.7 / 24.5

Depth: 10.7 / 24

Height: 14.1 / 36

Width: 7.5 / 19

Depth: 12.8 / 32.5

Weight (pounds / kg)

8.8 / 4

10 / 4.5

12.7 / 5.8

10.1 / 4.6

Warranty

3 years limited

3 years limited

5 years limited

3 years limited

Featured accessories

 Demineralization cartridge

Pros

+Sleek, compact design

+Cool and warm mist

+Pre-heat function

+Mist output regulation

+Sleep mode, timer, LCD display, humidistat, water refill indicator, auto mode

+Carrying handle

+Demineralization cartridge

+Hydro Cell

+Humidifier clean indicator

+Very quiet

+Stylish design

+Digital touch controls, display

+Display dimmer

+Auto mode, eco mode and manual mode

+9-hour timer

+Wter refill indicator, cleaning indicator, humidistat, mist output control

+Anti-mineral pad

+Decalcification mode

+Flat bottom removable tank with handles

+Tower design

+Warm and cool mist

+An electronic humidistat with LCD display

+Water refill indicator

+Mist output control

+Mineral cartridge

+Mineral cartridge replace indicator

+Cleaning brush

+Modern cube design

+Cool and warm mist

+Sleek digital controls

+Hygrostat, mist output regulator, humidity display, programmable timer, auto mode

+Refill and water change reminders, cleaning indicator

+Whisper quiet

+Relaxing night light

+Demineralization cartridge

+Hydro cell

+Water tank has a handle

+Cleaning brush

Cons

Have to replace demineralization cartridge and hydro cell ever
2-3 months

Filling the tank can be cumbersome

Have to replace anti-mineral pads every 2-4 weeks

A bit louder than the ultrasonic humidifiers

High energy usage

The mist floats straight up out of the top

Have to replace mineral cartridge regularly

Humidistat has a few percent shift

Warm mist is more like a lukewarm

Have to replace hydro cell and demineralization cartridge
regularly

The internal humidity sensor isn’t very accurate

Takes a long time to heat up

Overall Rating (max 5)

(4.3 / 5)

(4.2 / 5)

(4.2 / 5)

(4.3 / 5)

15% Price/performance

(4 / 5)

(3.5 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(3.5 / 5)

5% Design

(4 / 5)

(4.5 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(4.5 / 5)

35% Performance

(4.5 / 5)

(4.5 / 5)

(4.5 / 5)

(4.5 / 5)

15% Features

(4.5 / 5)

(4.5 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(4.5 / 5)

10% Noise level

(4.5 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(4.5 / 5)

(4.5 / 5)

20% Maintenance & Upkeep

(4 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(4 / 5)

Conclusions, recommendations

Indoor Breathing’s choice

 


Summary:

Not as powerful as advanced humidifiers in this category. All have a humidistat, water refill indicator, timer, LCD display etc features.


BONECO Warm or Cool Mist Ultrasonic Humidifier 7142

Boneco 7142 has a sleek, compact design, cool and warm mist, pre-heat function, mist output regulation, sleep mode, timer, LCD display, humidistat, water refill indicator, auto mode, carrying handle, a demineralization cartridge, hydro Cell, humidifier clean indicator. Very quiet.


BONECO Warm or Cool Mist Ultrasonic Humidifier U700

Boneco U700 has a modern cube design, cool and warm mist, sleek digital controls, hygrostat, mist output regulator, humidity display, programmable timer, auto mode, refill, and water change reminders, cleaning indicator. It is whisper quiet. It has a relaxing night light, a demineralization cartridge, hydro cell. A water tank has a handle. Cleaning brush.


Vornado Ultra1 Whole Room Ultrasonic Humidifier

Vornado Ultra 1 has a tower design, warm and cool mist, an electronic humidistat with LCD display, water refill indicator, mist output control, mineral cartridge, mineral cartridge replaces indicator, cleaning brush.


BONECO Steam Humidifier S450

Boneco S450 has a stylish design, digital touch controls, display, display dimmer, auto mode, eco mode and manual mode, 9-hour timer, water refill indicator, cleaning indicator, humidistat, mist output control, anti-mineral pad, decalcification mode. Flat bottom removable tank with handles.


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