Product:- Sharp KC-860U Plasmacluster Air Purifier With Humidifying Function.
Dimension:- 15.8 ⅹ 11.4 ⅹ 24.8 inches.
Weight:- 25.8 lbs (11.7Kg)
Warranty:- 1 Year Parts & Labor.
Our Rating:- 9 out of 10
There are Several Air Purifiers out there, but how many of them deliver the Performance & Quality Promised by the respective company…?? No Idea… Right…but Don’t Worry we have Picked up a Device which not only Delivers the Promised Performance & Quality but also gives The Peace of Mind that many New Buyers Lose after buying an ordinary Air Purifier.
The Sharp KC-860U Plasmacluster Air Purifier helps remove air pollutants & common allergens such as pollen, dust & smoke. It is capable of capturing 99.97% of particles, as small as 0.3 microns. It also comes with Humidification Function which is very effective and even works with larger room space.
This Air Purifier is an Ideal solution for people who have Allergies, Asthma & useful for pet owners as well as for smokers. When used on Humidifying mode it reduces Cough, Congestion & even relieves dry & sore nasal passage. It is very suitable to use in every room including Exercise Room.
Now, Let’s see what Sharp KC-860U has to Offer…!!
- Captures Pollen, Dust, Pet Dander & Smoke.
- The True HEPA 5-year Filter captures 99.97% of particles which could be as small as 0.3 microns.
- When in Auto Mode it Monitors Air Quality & adjusts the Air Purification Levels.
- Manual Setting has 3-fan speed.
- Perfect for rooms up to 341 square feet.
- It is Energy Star Rated which consumes less electricity.
- Very Quite Operation which does not Disturb your sleep,
- Has a very Effective & Efficient Humidification Function.
- Can be used in 2 Modes. 1) Only Clean Air Delivery. 2) Clean Air + Humidification.
- CADR for Dust – 230. Smoke – 224. Pollen – 245.
- AHAM Certified.
Now Let’s Explore one by one Different Aspect of Sharp KC-860U Air Purifier.
Plasmacluster + Activated Carbon Filter + Anti-bacterial True HEPA Filter
First things First…What is Plasmacluster…??
Stage 1:- Plasmacluster
In simple words, Plasmacluster Ions are made up of the same type of Positive (H⁺) Ions and Negative (O₂ˉ) Ions that occur in Nature.
The Positive (H⁺) Ions and Negative (O₂ˉ) Ions of Plasmacluster bond on the surfaces of Airborne Viruses, bacteria, allergens and turn into OH Radicals. With their extremely strong Oxidizing power the OH radicals quickly extract hydrogen from the surface of Viruses & other Proteins. By doing this it Deactivates the Undesirable Substance.
OK, So What are the Benefits of Having Plasmacluster Technology.??
- Eliminates Airborne Molds.
- Suppresses Proliferation of Adhering Mold.
- Removes Static Electricity.
- Suppresses Activity of Airborne Viruses & Bacteria.
- Eliminates Odor including of Cigarettes.
Plasmacluster Technology used in The Sharp KC-860U is Patented by Sharp and Owns All the Rights Associated with It.
Stage 2:- Activated Carbon Filter
You may have heard about Activated Carbon Filter..if No then let me tell you quickly.
Activated carbon has a very small low volume pores which give it a very large surface area. 1 Gram of Activated Carbon Could have 3000 sq. meters (32000 Sq. feet) area which is capable of absorbing a huge amount of impurities in the air.
Stage 3:- Anti-bacterial True HEPA Filter
HEPA Stands For High-Efficiency Particulate Air/Absorber. It is a very basic and essential component of any Air Purifier. What it generally does, it removes particles of a size larger than or equal to 0.3 microns with the efficiency of 99.97% According to ASME Standards.
Filtration Process Step-by-Step.
- Stage 1:- Micron mesh Pre-filter for Trapping Larger Particles.
- Stage 2:- Activated Carbon Filter for Removing Odor.
- Stage 3:- Anti-bacterial True HEPA Filter for Capturing Particles as small as 0.3 Micron.
Sharp KC-860U has a Separate filter for Humidification Purpose.
All these Filtration Efforts Results Into…
Removal of Percentage Removal
- Dust Mites 99.98%
- Mold Growth 99.90%
- Viruses 99.90%
- Pollen 99.90%
A Single Word for Describing its Purification would be… “Amazing”
- Replacement Filters:-
- Activated Carbon Filter:- Washable & can be used up to 5 years.
- True HEPA Filter:- Can be used up to 5 Years.
- Humidifier Filter:- Can be used up to 2 Years.
Now Let’s Talk about the Design…
In the Design perspective, Sharp KC-860U has a very Impressive, Compact and Eye Catching Design & It is made up of solid plastic. With the Product Dimension of 15.8 ⅹ 11.4 ⅹ 24.8 inches and 25.8 (11.7 Kg) pounds weight makes it pretty lightweight when we Notice how many filters and body parts it has.
The Display of Sharp KC-860U is also packed with different features and Capable of reaction on it by itself.
The Display shows the following Parameters.
- Dust in Air
- Humidity in the Air.
- Displays Overall Air Quality.
- Updates Humidity Info as Automatic Sensors Adjusts Humidity Outside.
WHO SHOULD HAVE THE SHARP KC-860U…??
There is no Certain criteria about who should have it and who should not, If you want your home to be free of viruses, pollen & Bacteria you should go for it…but the thing is this Device has proved to be Life changing for those suffering from Seasonal Allergies, Asthma, frequent Nasal Soreness & who has Coughing problem and so on.
This Device is also for the people who want an Air Purifier which is All in One Device and which has tons of features.
We like Sharp KC-860U Plasmacluster Air Purifier with Humidification combo. It is a very solid product, and if you are Wondering about the Ozone production, Don’t Worry this is a Very Safe Product & does Not Produce any Ozone.
The only Disadvantage this Device has is being Costly and you can buy two separate Devices for Air Purification & Humidification for a lower price, but what would you do when you have limited space and want a quality product with lots of features..?? The Best option would be to go For The Sharp KC-860U Plasmacluster Air Purifier with Humidification.
We hope, This Honest Review was Helpful to You…If you have any questions Don’t hesitate to Comment Them Below…We are Happy to Answer You.