Do you worry about your health because you live with a smoker, suffer from allergies or share housing in a dorm? The slim, powerful, intuitive Coway AP-1216L Air Purifier Tower is your solution to staying healthy. It features a triple-layer filtration system with optional ionizer and three speed settings that cover all the air space in a medium-sized room. The air quality read by the purifier’s particle sensor technology is displayed on the color ring indicator.

Coway AP-1216L Tower Mighty Air Purifier Review

Press the touch-button panel to let the machine automatically adjust the speed and shut itself off when the home air quality is clean, and you can use the same touchscreen to set a timer for as long as 12 hours. You also have control over turning on or off the air-quality indicator light.

Regardless if your roommate’s cigarette habit congests your sinuses, you have allergies to pet dander or dust triggers your asthma, this air purifier can relieve a multitude of symptoms caused by allergens, bacteria, odors and other contaminants.

Triple-Filter System With Ionizer

With the Coway Air Purifier Tower, you get not one but three different filters that work together to collect large particles, trap microscopic contaminants and eliminate odors and gases.

In addition to the protective pre-filter, efficient HEPA filter and neutralizing carbon filter, this air purifier comes equipped with an ionizer. When you activate the ionizer, the purifier has an enhanced ability to clean the air and destroy smells through the release of the ionizer’s negative ions.

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Three Speed Controls and Auto Mode

This Energy Star-rated air purifier features three speed controls to customize its cleaning power, all of which can cover a room of 330 square feet. You also have the option of utilizing the air purifier’s auto mode.

On auto mode, the machine adjusts the speed of its air intake according to the air quality it monitors through its advanced sensor, and the purifier will shut off after 30 consecutive minutes of clean air-quality readings.

You will know the exact state of the room’s air quality thanks to the inlaid color indicator ring that glows blue for clean air, purple for moderately polluted air and red for highly polluted air.

Touchscreen Control Panel

On the touchscreen, you can access all the control options and data. You can turn the ionizer on and off, manually adjust the speed and set a timer for 1 hour, 4 hours, 8 hours or 12 hours.

In addition, you can view the air quality reading and receive messages when it’s time to change a filter. If you choose, you can turn off the indicator light, which is a nice bedtime feature.

Coway AP-1216L Tower Mighty Air Purifier

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Conclusion: Coway AP-1216L

It’s hard to believe that this air purifier is so powerful when you consider its compact size. However, it has a triple-filter purifying system like other premium air purifiers.

Plus, this Coway purifier even has an ionizer to turn stale air into fresh air. With picture-labeled touch buttons, using the air purifier is simple. There is also a particle sensor that relays non-stop messages about the air quality to the control panel.

In turn, the ring indicator glows a certain color that corresponds with the moment-to-moment air quality reading. If you want to make it even easier to use the purifier, auto mode can adjust the air speed for you. A non-intimidating yet highly powerful air purifier – That’s the Coway AP-1216L Air Purifier Tower in a nutshell.

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Coway Brand

Established in 1989, the Coway company has been dedicated to research and develop environmental solutions, particularly wellness appliances for general living.


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