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Pros Powerful, accurate humidistat prevents over-humidification, convenient remote control, easy to cleanInexpensive, easy to clean, easy to useEasy to clean, self-regulating evaporative humidifyingPowerful, inexpensiveInexpensive, simple
Cons Somewhat on the expensive sideNot the most powerful, no advanced featuresRequires replacement filters, filter can get moldy if left unattended for too longHard to clean, cannot be used on carpetNot powerful enough for large rooms, no advanced features
Bottom Line Powerful, fully featured, and easy to use and clean, great for large rooms and those that want precise and consistent humidity levelsA great budget option if you don’t need advanced features and want to humidify a smaller roomQuite effective and powerful for its price, but don’t forget you’ll have to pay for replacement filters for the life of the machineIf you don't mind vigorous cleaning this is a good low-priced high-power optionA simple and budget-conscious option for smaller spaces
Rating Categories Levoit LV600HH Honeywell HUL520B Honeywell HCM-350 TaoTronics TT-AH001 TaoTronics TT-AH026
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Specs Levoit LV600HH Honeywell HUL520B Honeywell HCM-350 TaoTronics TT-AH001 TaoTronics TT-AH026
Weight 4.9 pounds 3 pounds 9.6 pounds 3.5 pounds 2.3 pounds
Dimensions 11.3" x 7" x 10.5" 8.5" x 8.5" x 9.5" 18.6" x 10.4" x 13" 12.2" x 8" x 5.25" 8.4" x 5.1" x 10"
Tank Capacity 1.6 gallons 0.5 gallons 1 gallon 1.06 gallons 0.47 gallons
Humidification Technology Ultrasonic Ultrasonic Evaporative Ultrasonic Ultrasonic
Estimated Lifetime Cost $159 $56 $203 $101 $72
Estimated Annual Electricity Usage 65.7 kWh 43.8 kWh 87.6 kWh 87.6 kWh 43.8 kWh
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