Question about Ionic Pro TURBO Air Purifier
I have cleaned my ionic pro multiple times. The "clean" light has never come on. Anywho, It keeps making this buzzing noise and it is really annoying and I want to know how to make it clean my air quietly... Any ideas?
I found that the buzzing can be removed by blowing out the unit, cleaning the blades and taking a long cotton swab and alcohol to thoroughly clean the corona wire - carefully - don't break it. The wire should be clean enough that the slider/wiper runs smoothly up and down the wire after cleaning. If it drags or is rough to slide, you will still have noise no matter how many times you clean the blades. The wire gets a "crust" on it.
Posted on Sep 16, 2009
I will tell you all what the problem is and how to fix it with 100% certainty. Take the air cleaner outside and lay it on its back. Attach a small cotton or microfiber towel about 5 to 8 inches square to a thin rod. Soak, and I mean SOAK the towel with rubbing alcohol. Then, with your thin rod, push the towel over the three thin wires. Be careful to very lightly drag the towel over the wires so as not to bend or break them. Let the unit dry completely (or help it with a hair dryer). The zapping, buzzing, crackling noise WILL BE GONE. I give you this at no charge, though I am willing to take donations as I am sure this will save many folks BUCCO BUCKS in restored air cleaners! Let me know if it works for you!
Posted on Feb 08, 2012
On my ionic pro, there is a small tab on the right rear that you can pull up to clean the wires inside the tower. It seems like the blades must be inserted for you to pull on it. This solved the buzzing sound. Oh, and if you look closely at the wires in the dark when it is makng the noise, you can see the static charge.
Posted on Dec 04, 2009
Yes after extensive cleaning i pulled the tab, about 30 times to clean it, and have stopped the buzzing...for now.
Posted on Dec 11, 2009
I can hear these annoying static noises through home theater with 3 12" woofers.... I mean this crackling sound cuts through the loud and keeps annoying. I think this is just the poor brand... I've heard there are some good brands that don't have these issues....
Oh btw... in conjunction with Areca Palm tree you get the purest air ever ^_^ like in forest =))) Areca Palm is a #1 indoor plant that converts Co2 into H2o while some good branded ionic purifier eliminates the pollution ^_^
Posted on Jan 30, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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