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I would like to know how I can get a manual for an Alen Electrostatic Air Cleaner model KJ25FE-H1. Also I would like to know which air filter to buy for it.

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Hi I have found a variety of manuals for you from the alen corp website

follow link http://www.alencorp.com/support.asp?globalnav

at bottom of page is a list of manuals hopefully one is yours if not you could e-mail them

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