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5 stars
Well engineered and effective

The Rabbit Air is an extremely well engineered and manufactured Air Purifier. A great deal of thought has gone into the design. The electronics are state-of-the-art if not more. Incoming air is sampled and bar displays indicates the levels of allergens, etc. There are settings to meet all room conditions. A small remote is most convenient. If you don't want to be bothered with settings, there is an automatic mode that works well and is driven by the air samples taken. The claim of Ultra-Quiet is NOT exagerated. You have to strain to hear it on the night time setting and it is super quiet on other settings.Does it do the job? YES!

I have owned several other air cleaners over the years. None came close to the performance of the Rabbit Air

Peter A. G. from Epping, NH - July 3, 2007

 


 

 

5 stars
Very nice

Great air filter. The odor sensor works better than i expected and the system is very quiet.

K. L. Kemmet - June 26, 2007

 


 

 

5 stars
Awsome Only The Best

I have searched and searched for the best Air Purifier, and came to the Rabbit Air Model 582a. I ordered it directly from the company, and received it 3days later. What an awesome product. It is well worth all the money which is cheap compared to you would need 5 $100 machines to do what this does. The air in the room feels cleaner no more flying particals and dust that makes my wife and i sick. Dusting forget about it, I rarely dust because this machine cycles the air quickly and traps dust. Its silent once the room is stable, and even at turbo mode its like a fan running not very loud, its thin so you can mount it on a wall no problem. I'm buying another one soon for my other room. You wont go wrong with this product, look at the reviews online only the best, no bad complaints.

G. Haydu from USA, Florida - June 7, 2007

 


 

 

5 stars
I purchased two of these ...

I purchased two of these units and I couldn't be more pleased with the quality and performance. This is a great product. I also like the auto mode. This thing detects odors/dust/pollen etc and changes it's fan speed to accomodate. It's a nice change of pace from the standard dummy settings on most other air purifying systems.

Adam from Bloomfield Hills, MI - 6/26/07

 


 

 

5 stars
Terrific product

I have cough variant asthma and live in L.A. and this thing is a fantastic boon to my health. We'd been thinking of moving to a rural clean-air area for years but this helps reduce my cough so much it looks like it might allow the respiratory tract heal, something that only happens when I'm far from here. We're thinking of getting one for the upstairs, too. Terrific that it tells you everything you need to know such as how dirty the air is, when to wash the filters, change the one HEPA filter (lasts 3 years!). This is one of the best purchases we've made.

Jorge S. from Woodland Hills, CA - June 5, 2007

 


 

 

5 stars
Rabbit Air..works for rabbits!

I bought this because I have indoor house rabbits, and it has really helped with the fur that has been flying in the air. The detectors it has when you put it on the auto setting really work too, when my boyfriend comes over, if he is wearing a strong cologne, the Rabbit Air senses it and kicks up to the HIGH setting! I have had it turned off for the past two days because I need to clean the filter, and I am already sneezing twice as much as when it was on...

Betsy D from Redondo Beach, CA - May 15, 2007

 


 

 

4 stars
I am very happy with the Rabbit Air

I enjoy the fresh clean air in my room. The purifyier is really quite. The lights are really bright though. I have a piece of cloth sitting on the unit at all times so that I won't be bothered by the light.

Naren Salem - May 12, 2007

 


 

 

4 stars
cleaner air

Rabbit Air BioGP appears to have improved air quality in my apartment. The best thing is that it's sensors to air quality is very sensitive. Open the door to the patio/lawn and the air quality indicator immediately detects the difference.
I am very satisfied with this product.

S Mitra from TX,USA - May 6, 2007

 


 

 

5 stars
I've tried them all; Rabbit Air BioGP is the best.

Before buying the Rabbit Air BioGP 582A, I bought three other units.

The new Oreck Tower Pro XL was first. It was an amazing product, made the entire area smell fresh and the turbo mode is powerful like a rocket. Why did I return it? After a month or so, it started to *hum* in an annoying oscillating way.

Then I tried the Friedrich C-90B. The ugliest unit by far, looks like it was designed in 1970. But it worked great. Why did I return it? After a week it started to *rattle*, the fan blades hitting.

Then I tried the Alen A375. I was impressed, it had a low-tech remote control, seemed advanced compared to the Friendrich but still a dull white color. Why did I return it? It was weak, didn't purify the air or deodorize, and the fan vented air straight up.

So then I found out about this Rabbit, and purchased one. It is by far the most impressive looking unit, Lighted display, high-tech remote, beautifully designed. The good news is its function is as advanced as its features. While the vent is upwards, it is angled so that the entire room gets a blast of fresh purified air. The 4 speeds are perfect, from silent to turbo. The filters are huge, and inexpensive. And it works as good as it looks.

I had some dust on a tv stand from construction work in the area. I blew the dust off, and for the first time, I saw the display light up warning of *bad air*. That is how sensitive it is. After a few minutes, the display warning went down and back to normal.

This is the unit that does it all, does it quietly, and does it while looking great.

submachine from NYC USA - April 30, 2007

 


 

 

4 stars
use objective criteria for comparison between models

One note to potential buyers, when comparing models from different manufacturers, do not simply rely on the square footage recommendations because each manufacturer assumes a different number of "air exchange per hour." Instead, use CFM (cubic foot per minute) as the only objective criterion on how much air goes through the units. Rabbit air assumes 2 air change per hour, while Blue air assumes 6 (more stringent.)

Same for noise level. For example, I compared the Blueair 501 that I have been using for years against the specs of rabbit air - the highest setting on rabbit air delivers 208 CFM at 50db noise level, while blueair 501 delivers 247 CFM (at the second highest setting) at 49db. So the noise level is similar but blueair delivers 18% more air. So for the same performance, Blueair is still quieter. Don't get me wrong, I am highly interested in rabbit air and might get one in near future. I found the blueair too bulky and the filter costs too much (replaced every 6 mos) though I would be curious to see if the ongoing maintenance cost of rabbit air is as little as they claim.

Yolkietoby from SF, CA - April 19, 2007

 


 

 

5 stars
An excellent purchase.

I purchased the Rabbit Air BioGP based on the reviews for this product and its sibbling the 421A which I have to say are dead on. This IS a great product.

My previous experience with air purifiers comes from owning an Ionic Breeze Quadro which I thought did a good job with getting the large dust particles, but it took forever to do so. This product, with a fan, does the job much faster than the Ionic Breeze, and it doesn't produce an annoying ozone smell which sickened some and did not bother others. With multiple fan speeds, the BioGP does a great job of quickly removing particles in the air and switching to silent mode when on the 'auto' setting. The sensors quickly pick up on floating dust and odors and indicates the level measured on the front panel. At full speed on the 528A model it is as loud as a Vornado fan.

As for the real world performance, I no longer have a stuffy nose while working in my room and upon waking in the morning which caused other issues while trying to treat. Despite vaccumming the room weekly and dusting, the allergies to dust and or dustmites continued. Though I am happy I no longer have a stuffy nose while at home, I do not think the negative ions help in any noticable way to make myself feel happier or better. Yet, it remains turned on. I also do not think it hurts in any noticable way.

Things I dislike about the unit are the lack of control on the front unit. If the remote is ever lost it would be impossible to control the unit other than powering it on. This may be a mute issue though since it is always on 'auto' setting. Another point of dislike is the odor setting. Any type of odor, pleasant or disliked will set the unit off. This includes food, shoes, shampoo and the dog. You have to remove the source of the odor in order to get the unit to go back into silent operation or put the unit in 'silent' mode through the remote.

Overall, I am so happy with this unit and will buy another or the 421A model for other rooms.

Cliffs: I am very happy with the unit as it helped with my dust allergies. It has some design flaws but its performance is great. I will be buying more for the home.

N. Nguyen from san jose, ca - April 19, 2007

 


 

 

5 stars
Rabbit Air BioGP

I bought this product for my sister. She is living in a small apt abt 400sqf w/4 cats and 1 dog.It is like a zoo! The air is not good as everyone can tell. I end up with a running noise everytime i stop by. She suffers from GERD & Nasal Polyp. She has been seeing Otolaryngologist and tried chinese medicine and acupuncture. Nothing is really helping. I heard that people living with animals have the same symptoms. Unfortunately, she would not give up her pets even if she dies from some sort of fatal illness. So I thought an air-purifier would help, at least to clean the air of her apt. I have been shopping around until I found this which has the best reviews. She has been using this product for a month, she coughs a lot less than b4 and feel that the air is a lot fresher. I definately recommend this product to someone who have pets and don't want to give them up.

Dawn from NY - April 11, 2007

 


 

 

5 stars
Rabbit Air BioGP (2 Thumbs Up)

I just received my air purifier yesterday and had a chance to use it near my bed for one night of sleeping so far. I have mild asthma and I am heavily effected by Ozone (it makes me react badly to it) so part of the reason I bought this brand was it touted "no ozone" It does have an ionizer on it and those produce ozone. However, you can have it turned off at all times if you want. Even with it on my reactions to it are mild, I spoke to a rep at Rabbit Air who have 24/7 phone support and they told me it uses a low power ionizer so its not a smelly and intense Ozone generation. So for those with Asthma and Ozone sensativity you can turn off the ionizer! Also for those who are wondering the size it stands about 20 inches off the floor.

Pros:
-The charcoal/pre filters are washable in sink or dishwasher
-The HEPA filter is coated with antiviral/antibacterial agent to last longer
-1.5 year filter life with continuous use.
-5 year Warranty
-Very clear high tech looking front display
-Body painted with anti electro-static coating to prevent dust build up
-HEPA filter has a gasket on bottom edge perimeter to prevent air leakage
-The Odor and Particle sensors on front actually function accurately. I would have thought it was a cheap gimmick but they actually work! Its a nice extra feature you don't see elsewhere. (when you buy one spray some air freshener or puff powder somewhere in middle of room and watch the odor/particle lights crank up shortly afterward)

Cons: (small gripes, but not enough for me to effect 5 star rating, but if this was a 1 out of 10 scoring system. I'd give it a 9 or 9.5)
-I dont have a problem with this but some people say front panel is to bright to have in bedroom. If you like perfect blank room then find a way to cover the display. No way to shut off front display other then power off.
-The unit requires a remote control to get to all its higher functions. All you can do on the unit itself is turn power on/off. The remote uses over sized watch battery so it wont be something you have laying around the house as a spare backup.
-The Ionizer turns itself on every time you select a new function on the remote (speeds and settings) So, you need to turn it back off everytime you change its settings (not a big deal)
-Some people were surprised by its size. But after getting it its about mid thigh high. You can press it up against a wall if you want.. and since its a somewhat thin profile it takes up less floor space then thise giant square or round designs other air purifiers have.

I am not sure if its worth the price yet. However, so far so good! When you look at the price of the competition and the quality and featurs you get on this. Its a very nice comparable model to put on your shopping radar if you are in the market.

Woots from Atlanta, GA - April 7, 2007

 


 

 

5 stars
Silent & Effective,

Pros: Very quiet in sleep mode. Washable pre-filter - the main HEPA filter doesn't have to be replaced as often. I particularly like the automatic mode - the fan speeds adjusts to whatever level necessary. It has kicked on when I was staining wood in the next room and when my next door neighbors were using their fireplace, so I'm quite impressed with its sensitivity.

Cons: The carbon post-filter delivered with my unit is not washable, although it is advertised as such. I'd prefer if the control panel was touch sensitive; you have to use the remote to control the unit.

Neutral: The lights on the control panel are very bright; you won't need a nightlight in whatever room it is used in.

random consumer from Florida - March 26, 2007

 


 

 

5 stars
Worth every penny

Since moving to Virginia, I spend at least a month every spring feeling like I'm waking up with a bad cold. I had promised myself that this year, I would try a good-quality air purifier. I debated among the Sharp FP-N60CX Plasma Cluster Air Purifier, the Mitsubishi PlasmaPure Quiet HEPA Air Purifier, and this one. In the end, they all had high ratings, and I am sure they'd all have worked well, but I liked the looks of this one. Turns out, it looks even cooler in person. More importantly, I wake up feeling great. Also, it's inaudible on the night setting which is important since it's in my bedroom. The smell sensor really works - drop a new pile of laundry near it and it will go off because of that dryer sheet smell. My room is just so much nicer now and although it can't follow me around and take care of my allergies the rest of the day, it let's me get a good night's sleep, which is all I could ask for. To get into the technical side of it, there are two sensors - one for pollen/dust and one for smells. There are indicators on the front which show the mode the unit is in (such as turbo, pollen, night) as well as levels indicators of smell on one side and pollen on the other. I also need to mention that the distributor, SPARO, is wonderful. I asked them by email before my order shipped to send silver instead of white. They responded quickly that that was no problem. Then I let them know that two buttons on my remote didn't work, and they responded immediately that they were overnighting a new one, which they did. Couldn't be happier with them or the product! You can't go wrong with this.

Deirdre Menard from USA - March 19, 2007

 


 

 

5 stars
Worth every penny

Since moving to Virginia, I spend at least a month every spring feeling like I'm waking up with a bad cold. I had promised myself that this year, I would try a good-quality air purifier. I debated among the Sharp FP-N60CX Plasma Cluster Air Purifier, the Mitsubishi PlasmaPure Quiet HEPA Air Purifier, and this one. In the end, they all had high ratings, and I am sure they'd all have worked well, but I liked the looks of this one. Turns out, it looks even cooler in person. More importantly, I wake up feeling great. Also, it's inaudible on the night setting which is important since it's in my bedroom. The smell sensor really works - drop a new pile of laundry near it and it will go off because of that dryer sheet smell. My room is just so much nicer now and although it can't follow me around and take care of my allergies the rest of the day, it let's me get a good night's sleep, which is all I could ask for. To get into the technical side of it, there are two sensors - one for pollen/dust and one for smells. There are indicators on the front which show the mode the unit is in (such as turbo, pollen, night) as well as levels indicators of smell on one side and pollen on the other. I also need to mention that the distributor, SPARO, is wonderful. I asked them by email before my order shipped to send silver instead of white. They responded quickly that that was no problem. Then I let them know that two buttons on my remote didn't work, and they responded immediately that they were overnighting a new one, which they did. Couldn't be happier with them or the product! You can't go wrong with this.

Deirdre Menard from USA - March 19, 2007

 


 

 

5 stars
Very Good Product!

I was experiencing severe allergy symptoms so I researched air purifiers on the web for a while and this one seemed to be the best match for me. It's been awesome. On the low setting, there is no detectable sound but you can walk up to it and feel the air flowing so you know it is working.

I mainly use it in one room and it keeps the room comfortable for me. It is about 2 ft tall but is not heavy and is easy to move to other rooms if needed.

I have not had it long enough to clean the filters but when I installed the filters initially, the instructions were easy to follow and installation was very easy.

I would recommend this product and would purchase it again if I needed another one.

R.S. - March 14, 2007

 


 

 

5 stars
So Far So Good

I just got this air purifier today, so I can't comment on the affectiveness, but I do have to say that so far I'm impressed with it. It was easy to set up, has many different settings,and will automatically monitor the air quality so you can set it and forget it. It senses both the particles in the air and the odors in the air separately which I though was a cool feature. It is extremely quiet on low and I also love the fact that the filters are cleanable so they last longer. I do have to say that the manual was very confusing about how often to replace the filters though, so I went to the RabbitAir website and was able to instant message a representative. Literally within seconds I had my answer. The Hepa filter can technically last up to 3 years depending on your use, but the indicator light will go on after 18 months regardless. As an aside, if you don't replace the filter every 18 months the warranty will be void. The carbon filter can be replaced every 3 to 6 years, again based on how much use it gets. The metal pre-filter never has to be replaced. The unit is very light, although it was a lot bigger than I expected it to be. Overall, this product seems like it is going to be great for my dust and dander allergies!

Christine C. from Maryland - March 5, 2007

 


 

 

5 stars
Very impressed

It is very quiet and does an excellent job of cleaning the air. It adjusts its fan speed as it detects more/less dust etc in the air. This feature works very well and the sensors are quite accurate.

ROM from New York, NY - March 2, 2007

 


 

 

5 stars
Great!

Loving this Air Purifier! This was really the first one I have own so I can't compare it to any others. It is very quite, and takes alot of dust out of the air. The first time I had to replace the filter I was shocked by how much dust I could of been breathing in. Worth picking up, just wish it would of had an energy star label.

Brad C. - February 19, 2007

 


 

 

5 stars
Big difference

We used our FSA balance for two purifiers, the other is a Hunter QuietFlo. This Rabbit Air purifier is great. The house smells a lot fresher. We have a dog and two cats, my husband and I suffer from certain allergies, and we live in the humid south - it's amazing how much dust and odor we were breathing. This machine is quiet and easy to use. The sensors seem to work very well - opening the front or back door, the dog walking past it, cooking smoke or odor - so I leave it on auto most of the time. By comparison, the Hunter QuietFlo (30119) is a lot less expensive, has two filters, and only one control knob. So far, it's captured only smaller particle dust where the Rabbit Air gets small and larger particle dust and some fur. The "no-ozone" is much better. I've tried the purifier from Sharper Image which did not capture much and only made the air smell like ozone - and gave me headaches! I definitely recommend this brand of room air purifier over the others. It's worth the money.

L. Lathrop from South Carolina - February 5, 2007

 


 

 

5 stars
So far so good.

I just purchased this item for two months. It works OK. My living area is very dusty, I thought I could use it to reduce the dust, and reduce the allergy. This machine is quiet, not bad looking.

H. Cheng from New Jersey - January 26, 2007

 


 

 

5 stars
Clean Air

First, I want say how much of a pleasure it is to do business with AMAZON.com. Now, the Rabbit Air Bio GP Air Pruifier w/Germicidal Protection, We like it very much. Has helped my Wife with her asthma, smoking leaking into our apartment. Works very very well.

harold b. from Lake of the Ozarks, Mo - January 15, 2007

 


 

 

5 stars
Great Design Features

After reading other very positive reviews at Amazon, I bought two of these right out of the gate and I'm not regretting it at all. I actually bought the 780 sq ft. versions. They work great and have helped reduce my sneezing, etc due to sensitity to cat dander and we have two cats. I love the automatic feature where it detects impurities and odors and kicks into gear to filter it out. I also like the mode for allergy season where it alternates between medium and low to filter out allergens in the air. The air in our house is much more 'fresh' since we got them. Visitors have commented on how 'clean' the air smells. I bought one for each floor of our house. I like how light and portable they are so you can move them from room to room if you'd like. If I am going to work in my home office, I'll move it from the bedroom to my office and put it back in the bedroom for the night. The lowest fan setting is almost inaudible. Very quiet. Even the medium setting is not overly loud and doesn't bother me when I'm sleeping. I like how you can have it run in a certain mode for 1,2,3, or 4 hours but then it shuts off. I'd like it if it just went back to auto after the timer is up, but that's a minor design flaw in my opinion. Overall, very pleased with the purchase. The old adage is true; You get what you pay for.

L. Poquette from Brookfield, WI - January 9, 2007

 


 

 

5 stars
The Description Is Accurate

I debated about the price, but it is an excellent product. Quiet is not quite accurate. Silent would be a better description for the lower settings. Quality is excellent and would recommend highly. You won't be disappointed.

V. Perkins - January 9, 2007

 


 

 

5 stars
A Great product that really works!

My youngest daughter has had mild to severe asthma for 32 years and has had to use an inhaler almost on a daily basis. I bought her this product to use in her new house as she was having severe asthma attacks from dust, mold, pollen, ect. She has been using this product for three (3) months now and she has not had to use her inhaler a single time. We have used several other brands and types of air cleaners in the past twenty years but none have proven as effective as this product. Highly recommeded!

David S. B. from Front Royal, VA - January 9, 2007