These units are in the desirable CATEGORY because they claim to use a
collector plate to actively collect the garbage. Whether it's as
good as their claims you'll have to test yourself...
At 12:25 PM -1000 19-11-01, David Lewiston wrote:
>Thanks for the advice. I'm considering the Surround Air Ionizer promoted on
>Do you happen to know whether it's in the 'desirable' or 'undesirable'
>At the website, the company claims that a competitor's model *does* attract
>dust to nearby surfaces, while they say theirs *does not*.
>Salutations, David Lewiston
>> I've used negative ion generators as air cleaners for years. Thes
>> just put out negative ions, whereas the new/current breed of "air
>> cleaners" seem to add to this a positively charged sheet of foam that
>> attracts the dust-- which is what I wanted to mention: It's
>> important to realize that the ionized dust will be attracted to any
>> flat surfaces near the ionizer (walls, shelves, etc.), and that this
>> build up of dust can be very "sticky" (hard to clean off).
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