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Xiaomi Anti-Formaldehyde or Anti-Bacterial Filter for Air Purifier $39 Delivered @ Kogan

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This deal is back again.

Two options are available:

Anti-bacterial Filter
https://www.kogan.com/au/buy/xiaomi-mi-antibacterial-filter-...

Effectively removes bacteria, dust mites and PM2.5 particles in the air
Specially designed antibacterial layer
Quadruple purification
Designed for Xiaomi Mi purifier, Xiaomi Mi purifier 2 and Xiaomi Mi purifier Pro
The Xiaomi Mi Antibacterial Filter for Air Purifier combines air cleaning and sterilising technologies that will help you say goodbye to allergy causing pollutants and bacteria and enjoy breathing clean air!

Anti-formaldehyde Filter
https://www.kogan.com/au/buy/xiaomi-mi-anti-formaldehyde-fil...

Unique bucket-shaped filter
3-layer filter design
Removes formaldehyde, PM2.5 and other pollutants from air
Filters out 99.99% of organic matter
Easy to install
The Xiaomi Mi Anti-formaldehyde Filter for Air Purifier consists of 3-layers: elementary filter cloth, efficient filter material and activated carbon filter. The first layer filters out hair, paper pieces, etc, while the second layer can effectively remove dust and pollen from air. The activated carbon filter is used to absorb other harmful substances from the air and gives you fresh and clean air to breathe in.

A good comparison article: https://jumpadevice.com/2019/01/16/choose-the-correct-filter...

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Comments

  •  

    is this a better version or different compare the the carbon and antibac version ?

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    Where would you use this normally? Kids room? Older house?

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    Thank you! I will be due to replace my filter for the first time soon. Does anyone know if there are issues with counterfeit versions of this on other sites (a few on Ebay seem cheaper)?

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      Why risk it for a few dollars.

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      Non Xiaomi filters are widely available. The listings for non genuine ones, won't state that they are original Xiaomi ones, but they won't say that they are not made by Xiaomi. I bought a cheap third party filter from Banggood, not realising it was not an original one.

  • +2 votes

    Do these things actually work?

    • +1 vote

      Would like to know this also, seems like an expensive device for something that isn't an issue? Happy to be wrong with two chronic asthma sufferers in the house

      • +1 vote

        Says that it has Quadruple purification so the air inside your house should smell at least 4 times cleaner than the air outside.

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        I'm a moderate-severe asthmatic. I've documented my journey here.

        To summarise:
        1. Measure
        2. Define your needs
        3. Act based on that need
        4. Measure the difference

        If asthma is a real issue, consider whole house purification.

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      I bought this a few months ago but I’ve had it off for the past two months.

      I don’t think it’s necessary unless you’re in an area and house where it’s really needed. My sensor thing never went above 3-4 and that was only when cooking smells got into the room from the kitchen, and somehow the filter went down by 10% in just a month.

      • +2 votes

        filter is meant to last 4-6 months so if it went down by only 10% in one month, you will get 10 months of use out of it.

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          yeah but I only used it 6-8 hours every night and the sensor thing never went above 4 besides once or twice. So I can’t imagine how fast it would be for a household that will actually take advantage of the filter properly.

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        Oh so when cooking fish, etc, it'll purify it? Nice!!

    • +5 votes

      I was also wondering.

      According to this test it doesn't:

      The Xiaomi purifier scored as one of the worst purifiers I’ve ever reviewed.

      And in this review there was little noticeable difference.

      • +3 votes

        That first link is out of date, they have an update at the bottom of the article.

        Review Update: July 2018
        Some users have reported that they are able to get their Xiaomi air purifier to remain in ‘high’ mode using the ‘automation’ feature of the app. For more information, check out this comment by Ryan, and this image showing how to set up auto mode. Breath safe!

        Can confirm you can run manual mode for as long as you want without it going back to auto.

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          Yup mine's been on manual mode ever since I got it, running slightly higher than normal speed. On max manual speed the thing is crazy.

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          Yes, but not on full speed. I think the max is about 21~37m2 coverage (on the app), which I guess is about 2/3 of full speed. If you increase the fan speed beyond this, it will revert back to auto mode after about half an hour.

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          So by default it doesn't work well and one must be aware to set it to manual mode themselves. That's not responsible or usable product design.

          I've got one of these units. It's pretty good within limitations. Just don't expect it to purify more than a closed small-medium size room.

      • +9 votes

        I wish people would stop linking smartairfilters. They sell their own air filters so naturally they're going to bag out the competitors.

        What unco said is right though. I never have auto mode running on mine.

        • -1 vote

          No, they resorted to designing their own purifiers because they exposed the marketing BS inherent in the models on the market. They are a NFP with a mission to make clean air affordable.

          Ozbargainers love to ignore the genuine science and seem to have a fetish for promoting products without genuine evidence.

          As is common on this site, I expect this post to be voted down by the uninformed/biased/uncurious mob.

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            @kranix: Fortunately for the Xiaomi the only inaccuracy is their sensors.

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              @Clear: It's a decent unit (I have one) but one can do better. The science is pretty clear: all you need is a big fan and a good HEPA filter. Everything else is smoke and mirrors. That was the point behind the Smartairfilters efforts.

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                @kranix: Not at that price, with smart home automation options and with decent filters.

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                  @fatal: That is solely because filter companies have created units that are full of rubbish 'enhancements' that don't actually deliver any additional benefit. A good fan and a HEPA filter don't cost much, and are all you need for good particle filtration.

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        Unco bet me to it.

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        I can only speak for myself. But my guests always complain that because of the smoke in my house when they go home their clothes always carry the smoke smell. But after I got the filter, they stopped smelling smoke on their clothes.

        • +1 vote

          why do you smoke in the house?

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            @abuch47: Because smoking in the public is now prohibited :)

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            @abuch47: it isn't my house.. I'm just sharing the rent. The owner smokes not me.

            My options are suck it up, or leave. The proximity to work and fair share of rent has kept me here for years, but sometimes I do contemplate it.

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              @lostn: Can understand that. Have you asked him not to?

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                @abuch47: Yeah.

                His response is, I acknowledge your suggestion and will file it into the backburner.

                In other words, bugger off. My house, my rules.

                I don't want to piss him off because he's charging reasonable rates and hasn't raised them in a while. I'm just happy that he accepted me putting an air purifier in the middle of the room. It spins up quite noisily when he smokes.

                BTW, it's not just him. Two of his friends share the house too and they all smoke inside. So do some of his visitors.

  • +3 votes

    My toothpaste got Formaldehyde :S

  • +1 vote

    Links are broken. Out of stock?
    Cheaper here, anyway: https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Original-Xiaomi-Air-Purifier-Fil...

  •  

    For some people like me, Xiaomi Air purifier make some allergy, tickle, itchy and sneezing. Useless for someone who has some kind of hayfever.

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      I did not know this. I have allergies too and really bad hay fever. I have been a lot better this Spring than I was previously though. I don't know if that's because of this filter or other factors though.

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        I think the allergy made by chemical of the filter. It's true for me. If I turn on the power of the Xiaomi, a river starts from my nose.

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          which filter did you use? I've been using the default green one that came with the unit.

          The blue one has anti formaldehyde.

  • +3 votes

    I did a quick "5 things you should know" video about the air purifier 2:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AauG1ZsEv6s

    I've found it very beneficial for my hayfever/allergies. I constantly sneeze after making my bed (ie flicking dust up in the air when flicking the sheets), and this thing completely stops it.

  • +1 vote

    Is this Beijing strength?

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    What do you believe this actually does for you?

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    These things are not designed for us. They're for urban China, India, and other problem cities with air pollution

    You can check the PM2.5 readings yourself.

    Sydney: 40
    https://aqicn.org/city/sydney/

    Beijing: 165
    https://aqicn.org/city/jiangsu/huaian/beijingnanlu/

    New Delhi: 189
    https://aqicn.org/city/india/new-delhi/us-embassy/

    The above readings are reasonably good for Beijing and New Delhi. Quite often the readings spike to 500+

    • +7 votes

      Mate, the air quality is not uniformly good across the entire metro Sydney region. Live anyone in the West near industrial complexes and you have way worse AQI than that. Add onto that hayfever, allergies or asthma and there is definitely a need for some people.

      That's not to mention those that live in studio/small apartments who want to remove the cooking and other odours which this unit does very well.

      • +7 votes

        This.

        I don't get much air circulate through the house with the windows open so the purifier is a godsend to get rid of cooking smells in my case.

  • +4 votes

    @Cluster Sydney also spikes to several hundred for days on end every time the RFS do some back burning. If the EPA hadn't granted an exemption for them, they'd all be in jail for the damage they're doing to the health of millions across Sydney.

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    Is there some sort of proven studies for these filters and what risks do they help prevent/delay, genuinely curious.

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    I don't usually go for Xiaomi products out of experience and depending on what products they are but is this good? Sturdy? Comfortable?

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      This is just the filter, not the purifier itself. I've got the Air Purifier 2 and it's been running continually for over two years. The quality is very good.

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      I have a couple of Xiaomi power boards - the ones with multi-region plugs so i can plug my imported crap into them.

      I find them excellent.

      I just got the 2s air purifier. Its the international version and it wont let me connect to it via the app unless i set my region to Mainland China which is annoying. Too early to say if it does a good job filtering the air.

      Its air quality reporting only reports PM2.5 particles in the air - that is pretty basic reporting. My Dyson air filter/fan reports a lot more detail…

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        That's strange. I also have the 2s but I can't connect to the China server only the Singapore one.

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        The 3 socket power boards are fine, but if you go for a 6 socket, because the plugs are upside down long adapters will eat into the socket below it.

        I don't recommend the 6 socket. They are nice and compact but to their detriment.

        Also, any time the power goes out, you have to turn on the power strip again because the power button is a button and not a switch. So when power goes out, it always starts in the off position and needs to be turned back on.

  •  

    I'm using the standard filter that came with my Xiaomi M Air Purifier 2s and manually control it. I have it constantly on about 1/3 and have found it has improved my allergy symptoms with my cats. Not certain which filter I'll get in the future though… The blue one seems fine for me.

    • +1 vote

      Perhaps give the cat to someone else and your allergy might stops all together and save money (for cat food, pet insurance, etc)? Hehe

  • +2 votes

    Is it possible to wash these and reuse them?ie get rid of the dust etc?

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      No mate.

    • +1 vote

      Wanted to reply and used the wrong button (upvote…) anyway, supposedly, you can vacuum the dust away.

      With all the fluff from the flannel sheets/winter clothes, I can see the dust accumulated on the filter, going to vacuum them up this weekend.

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        Yea I did wipe it with a wet chux and tapped the dust out, put it back in and the unit registered the filter as green. It was orange before.

        • +1 vote

          To clarify, yes you can extend the life but removing the excess mass dust/dirt - but you'll never be able to get the activated carbon + primary filter back all the way.

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      Wait, so this filter is once off use? And not the purifier itself but just a filter? Dang…I thought it's the purifier…

  •  

    New to air purifier here…
    I'm thinking to get this due to hay fever allergies

    What's the difference between:
    Air Purifier Pro
    Air Purifier 2S
    Air Purifier 2H

    Found a review about Pro vs 2S, and it seems Pro is for larger room.
    Not sure about 2H

    • +1 vote

      The 2H is basically the original Air Purifer 2 with a few changes. The 2H has a CADR of 260m³/h verses 310m³h in the 2 and \hey've also taken away the NFC/RFID chip that tells you to replace your filter every 6 months.

      There may be other changes that I'm not aware of.

  • +1 vote

    Guys need some help!

    My mum bought me a Mi 2s air purifier for my birthday (yesterday).
    She got it on EBAY - https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Original-Xiaomi-Smart-Air-Purifi...

    I received it without an AU power plug or adaptor.

    When I turn it on, I can only get it to connect to the app on my IPAD or phone if I set my region to Mainland China… Anyway to fix this?

    Also my manual is Chinese. Is there a pdf of the English version anywhere??

    Also I am kinda disappointed that the only "air quality" reading it seems to give you is the PM2.5 particle reading. My Dyson air filter/fan has way, way better air quality information.

    •  

      You'll need this type of cable.

      Mainland China is the only option you have since it's designed for China.

      App setup instructions here. Physically there isn't much you need to know about it.

      The sensors aren't very accurate either unfortunately.

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        The 2S sensor is the best out of the Xiaomi's and is quite adequate. Uses a better laser rather than infrared sensor to measure AQI.

        • +1 vote

          Out of all the Xiaomi's that's true. Compared to other brands… nope.

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            @Clear: My conclusion based on a couple of weeks experience with Xiaomi 2s and a year with Dyson hot/cool is that I'll never buy Xiaomi again.

            It maybe 1/3 the price, but you get what you pay for.

            Xiaomi's air quality reporting covers only PM2.5 particles at a point in time - no history and no other particles.

            Dyson gives you PM2.5, PM10, VOC, NO2, Temperature and humidity. It will track it for months and let you run graphs by the day or week….

  •  

    It works well for my Hay Fever and I turn it up after I vacuum the room.
    Every month I take it outside and give it a vacuum and it's always dirty, so it's at least catching dust in the room at the very least.
    I use the purple filter for what it's worth.

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      May I know which air purifier you're using?

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        The original Air Purifier 2.
        Some days I can smell dust or grass clippings in the air, but I go into the closed off room with the purifier and the air is definitely better. Great for my Hay Fever.

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    I think i can contribute some information to the air purifier, i have hayfever and its quite bad.

    When my eyes are itchy, i put myself in front of the air purifier (directly on top of the fan) and my eyes are not itchy after a while.

  • +1 vote

    We have one in the kitchen/dining area because that's where the wifey spends most of her day either baking or at the dinning table. She's mentioned her sneezing and hayfever hasn't acted up (unless she goes outside and does gardening).

    We also get a lot of controlled burns in the area being next to the hills and the system will pick it up before we smell it. Also get's rid of the smoke smell from the burn faster than just letting it sit. So far been happy, have had it running basically 24/7.

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    Just installed one of the purple from this deal in my purifier that was showing 0% filter remaining. After replacement, still showing 0% remaining. Press and hold the rest button and the LCD says "smart filter, no need to reset". Filter was shrink wrapped in the box when I got it. Any ideas? Is it actually a repackaged second hand one? Or just a faulty RFID in it? Something else? Mi home app doesn't seem to have anywhere for me to reset it either.