Tank_Capacity - 1.50 gal Run_Time - 24 Hour Technology - Steam Vaporizer Country_Of_Origin - China Height - 7.0" Use this warm steam vaporizer for relief of cold and flu symptoms. Design provides maximum safety, performance and reliability. Vaporizer boils water producing a pure warm steam vapor which is released into the air. Vapor is up to 96 percent bacteria free and leaves no white dust. Design lowers the outlet steam temperature by 20 percent. 1.5 gallon capacity lasts for 18 to 24 hours per filling. Triple-wall insulation keeps reservoir water at a safe temperature. Large night light provides added safety and convenience. Vaporizer has an automatic shutoff when reservoir water reaches minimum level. Exclusive carbon electrodes will not rust or corrode and require less frequent cleaning than metal electrodes. Vaporizer includes a medicine cup for enhance the vapors.
We bought this unit to help humidify our house in the winter. Past experiences with cool mist humidifiers were poor - having to clean mysterious brown gunk off the electronic innards was disturbing. If you're like me, you'll pretend you don't see the brown gunk. This strategy works great until the gunk becomes a pulsating biohazard that threatens to move about on its own. Warm mist humidifiers don't seem to have this problem. The Vicks Vaporizer looked a bit wimpy, but wit..
I've been using these for 4 years now. I've purchased four and only pitched one (though I'm about to replace the second one I purchased because it's not putting out the steam - it's 4 years old). (I number them so I know which older/younger.)Pro: - They're cheap! I can purchase 10 of these for what it would cost to purchase a nice ultrasonic humidifier. - No gross filters. No funky chemicals. - When it doesn't work or gets gross, I'll pitch it. - Supposedly warm mist grows les..