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Machine is plugged in, the blue lights for Low Medium High light up, Clean does not, no sound at all from machine, very slight air movement. Have no idea if the machine IS working or not. Do not have manual, was purchased from online auction, listed as NEW. Your help is deeply appreciated. R. Singer

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  • exile389 Oct 13, 2010

    I do NOT have an Ionic Turbo Pro, it is model Model # CA-500. Plugged in only the Low/Medium/High setting light up, it skips past the 'cleaning' light which does not appear to work; there is no air passing through or from the machine. It sits silent, doing nothing with its little blue light on. It was sold as 'New'. Thank you for any assistance.

  • exile389 Oct 14, 2010

    mchaos, you have been so helpful. I purchased this 'new' on eBay and was ready to send it back with a complaint. I see from your comments as well as other experts who were kind enough to make notes that the machine is indeed working as its meant to. Please accept me thanks and appreciation, and I hope the fee is yours. Sincerely, Rs

  • exile389 Oct 14, 2010

    Yes, mchaos and others explained the machine is working. It did not come with a manual and there was nothing online to clear up my concerns, everyone was very generous and helpful. Well worth the small fee! Thank you to everyone.

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These machines are designed to make no sound at all. They work on ionic charged molecules in the air, which causes the air to move through it.

There will not be great deal of air movement through the unit. If you feel air moving, it is working.

Give it a week of running. Then pull out the filter rails. They should be coated in a film of dust. This means the unit is working as it should.

When the clean light comes on, it means it is time to clean the filter rails. So this should not be lit yet.

From your description, it sounds like this is working.

Posted on Oct 14, 2010

  • Don Reiman Oct 14, 2010

    I did not say you have a turbo. You said in your description, "slight air movement." Ionic air purifiers make No noise while operating. The cleaning Light will not come on unless the filter needs cleaning. The ionic purifiers only move the air softly. You will feel the air moving through it, but it will not be a lot. That is how they work.

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http://www.ionicproturbo.com/images/IP_TurboPro_Manual.pdf

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  • Anonymous Oct 15, 2010

    I didn't know there was a difference in the two, thank you for updating me!

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