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Hunter The CareFree Humidifier
6.5* out of 10

Hunter The CareFree Humidifier

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Overall 2
2.0

Permanent wick that never needs replacing

Anonymous, Newegg
19 December 2011
  • Pros: It was a very nice unit until... (See Con's below)
  • Cons: Beware. All of Hunter CareFree Humidifiers are advertised with a "Permanent wick that never needs replacing". This is misleading information. I would also say false advertising. I have a unit that is 3 years old and the “Permanent wick” is shot. You can poke a finger right through it. When they s...
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Overall 2
2.0

Permanent wick that never needs replacing

Anonymous, Newegg
11 December 2011
  • Pros: Water is pumped up to the Permanent wick filter instead of the wick sitting in the water and absorbing the water.
  • Cons: I have owned 3 of these units over the years. 2 of them the fan motor sized while stored during the summer months. This last one the "Permanent wick that never needs replacing" deterioated and started to fall apart after 2 years of service.
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Overall 8
8.0

Humidistat is off

David M., Newegg
23 November 2011
  • Summary: Very nice unit, puts out 2 gallons in 24hrs which is nice. Not big and bulky like other units I have owned. Just make sure you keep an eye on the water level, you do not want to let the pump run dry.
  • Pros: Does well at what it is supposed to do, like the option it has a humidistat even though it is kind of weird (see below).... wick seems durable and is very easy to clean.
  • Cons: My only problem with this item is the humidistat. I ordered two of these units, and put both in the same room to test. Both of the humidistat knobs had to be in different places. They still function but I would recommend buying a hygrometer so you can see where it should be set. If it is set to h...
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