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Most Recent Questions
Recent Question:
How many gallons of water does it hold....
Recent Question:
this thing leaks water used last winter no problem now this winter it leaks. put new filter on still leaks
Recent Question:
How many Square feet does it Handle ?
Recent Question:
Does this humidifier use tap water
Questions with Most Recent Answers
Question:
how effective is the product (or all home humidifiers for that matter) in entering bedrooms which doors are kept closed at night?
Question:
Does this unit automatically shutoff when the tank runs dry?
Question:
this thing leaks water used last winter no problem now this winter it leaks. put new filter on still leaks

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HoMedics HoMedics Personal Ultrasonic Humidifier, White

The HoMedics Personal Ultrasonic Humidifier, White, goes well in almost any setting. It's also fully functional and provides an optimum breathing environment by adding moisture to the air when it's needed. This HoMedics Personal Humidifier provides up to four hours of run time, and easy-to-use one-touch operation for added convenience. It helps you handle symptoms when you are under the weather, or it can provide a more comfortable breathing environment in your home or business. Use this HoMedics Humidifier where you choose, as it plugs into any home outlet or into your computer's USB port. The White HoMedics Personal Ultrasonic Humidifier features one speed and mist intensity and an easy-to-fill water reservoir. Portable and convenient, this humidifier is a fine choice for people on the go.
Customer Questions & Answers:
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Questions & Answers for HoMedics HoMedics Personal Ultrasonic Humidifier, White

Question

how does it stand

asked 2 years ago
By
mk
on HoMedics Personal Ultrasonic Humidifier, White
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
check this video.
http://youtu.be/Pi4U0Ugws2I
answered 3 weeks, 6 days ago
By
shenav
answer 2
It is mostly round, but is flat on the bottom. :)
answered 11 months ago
By
wustl124
answer 3
It has a flat bottom. Don't buy it, though. It cracks, leaks and often doesn't even work
I got 3, 1 does not work at all and all 3 are cracked and leak.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
nannychick
answer 4
the bottom is flat and stands fine.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
Susie99
answer 5
The "center" of unit bottom is flat. So, it is free standing.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
Tanner101
answer 6
it's flat on the bottom
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
1DEM
answer 7
On it's flat bottom.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
frreddiee
answer 8
it sits on your dresser/nightable.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
teha87
answer 9
It has a flat bottom and sits directly on any surface.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
plrad
answer 10
just sits there, it's got a flat bottom
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
blahblahblah401
answer 11
Small flat spot on bottom lets it sit independently on a flat surface. I put mine in the top of a drinking glass to raise it higher.
answered 2 years ago
By
MDmom3
Question

Is this a cool mist humidifier?

asked 2 years, 1 month ago
By
sue
on HoMedics Personal Ultrasonic Humidifier, White
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes, the vapor stream is cool.
This is a tiny soft ball sized unit designed for personal use. Not intended to humidify a whole room.
Should be used bedside, chairside or at a PC.
Must be manually turned off after about 4 hours when cold water reservoir is empty.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
Tanner101
answer 2
this is an ultrasonic cool mist humidifier
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
1DEM
answer 3
yes... it just converts the water into mist..... no heating... no coolong
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
babbarshair
answer 4
yes.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
teha87
answer 5
yes it is.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
teha87
answer 6
Yes, it is cool mist.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
plrad
answer 7
Yes
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
blahblahblah401
answer 8
Yes, cool mist. Not warm.
answered 2 years ago
By
Bombshelll
answer 9
Yes
answered 2 years ago
By
OrigMammaG
answer 10
YES! It is also ultrasonic, not fan- driven. Completely quiet. Best results with DISTILLED water (any grocery store sells)
answered 2 years ago
By
MDmom3
answer 11
Yep cool mist..
answered 2 years ago
By
dorothymae
Question

Does it have a filter?

It's been a week since my question was asked, so I'll ask again. Does this Humidifer have a filter?
asked 2 years ago
By
krissy
on HoMedics Personal Ultrasonic Humidifier, White
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
No, it has a stick.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
nannychick
answer 2
Yes it does. It comes with 4 of them in the package.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
williams071611
answer 3
The humidifier comes with a filter and a 2 pack of filters. Before placing the filter in the unit, it must be soaked in a glass of water for several minutes.
The vapor is produced for about 4 hours and must be manually turned off when the water reservoir is empty.
The filter is to be changed when it becomes discolored.
Filters must be purchased from the manufacturer. WalMart does not carry or order them.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
Tanner101
answer 4
this humidifier uses a wick. it comes with 3 wicks, one for the unit initially and two extra. I believe additional wicks can be purchased from Homemedics
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
1DEM
answer 5
yes it requires a very small filter .........
but it come with two extra filters......
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
babbarshair
answer 6
no filter. just wicks.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
teha87
answer 7
Yes and it comes with 2 additional filters
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
blahblahblah401
answer 8
Yes. It comes with two additional as well.
answered 2 years ago
By
OrigMammaG
answer 9
YES. It comes with 2 small filters, pencil-shaped, size of a golf score-card pencil. Takes literally 5-10 seconds to insert.
answered 2 years ago
By
MDmom3
answer 10
Not really. It has a wick, which probably acts as a filter as well, but I wouldn't put in water that needs filtering....
answered 2 years ago
By
Outdooraholic
answer 11
Yep it comes with 3 filters. Just bought this today for my kids, 2 of them. Cool because you can plug them into their computers..so when they are sitting there the mist can be blowing at their faces!! then just pick it up and move it to the bedside to plug in to the outlet next to the bed.
answered 2 years ago
By
dorothymae
Question

does the humidifier require a filter

asked 1 year, 11 months ago
By
nita
on HoMedics Personal Ultrasonic Humidifier, White
7 answers
Answers
answer 1
yes
answered 2 days ago
By
shenav
answer 2
Yes, it comes with three filters.
answered 11 months ago
By
wustl124
answer 3
Yes very tiny filters sold only by the manufacturer Homedic. Around $4 for a 2 pack. WalMart does not carry the filters and cannot order them.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
Tanner101
answer 4
yes...
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
babbarshair
answer 5
Yes, it comes with one already installed, and two extra.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
frreddiee
answer 6
no, but it does use wicks. 3 wicks come with it.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
teha87
answer 7
Yes, a small filter is inserted in the top of the device.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
plrad
Question

Does it shut itself off after the water is gone and the four hours is up? O does it continue to run?

asked 1 year, 5 months ago
By
Donna
on HoMedics Personal Ultrasonic Humidifier, White
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
No, The unit MUST be unplugged when not in use or when the water runs out.
answered 3 weeks, 6 days ago
By
shenav
answer 2
Unfortunately it stays on once the water runs out. The light turns from blue to red, and I think the unit continues to work because then it gets hot. It comes with a warning that it can burn itself out if you leave it on without water!
answered 11 months ago
By
wustl124
answer 3
It does not have an automatic shut off. It will run even without water, which is very hard on the machine.
answered 1 year ago
By
MayerFan77
answer 4
Unfortunately it does not shut off when the water is gone, ONLY downfall I've encountered for this product!
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
MISSB021
answer 5
NOPE - IT KEEPS RUNNING AND RUNNING AND RUNNING AND RUNNING
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
FEEFSTER
answer 6
Hello Donna, Thank you for your question about our personal humidifier.

This humidifier is equipped with an auto shut-off timer/refill reminder. After 7
hours of continuous use, the ON/OFF button will glow red and the humidifier
will automatically go into a standby mode as a reminder to refill the unit. When
this happens, you must turn the unit off (press ON/OFF button) and refill it
before restarting.
Thank you!
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
HoMedicsProductExpert
Question

Can I use this without the filter and add water?

Does this hudifier has to have to filter or can you add water instead of buying filter all the time?
asked 1 year, 9 months ago
By
562
on HoMedics Personal Ultrasonic Humidifier, White
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
Need the filter
answered 2 days ago
By
shenav
answer 2
I don't think so you can use without filter.
answered 1 year ago
By
Solemon
answer 3
it does not work without the filter
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
Dis1girl
answer 4
No, just a stick that comes with it.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
nannychick
answer 5
no, it comes with everything you need, plus 2 extra wicks.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
Susie99
answer 6
The tiny unit was designed for use with a filter. It comes with 2 extra ones. Requires soaking the filter in a glass of water before inserting it into the unit.
Additional filters must be ordered from the manufacturer, HomMedic.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
Tanner101
Question

will it turn itself off when it runs out of water?

asked 2 years ago
By
keylime1
on HoMedics Personal Ultrasonic Humidifier, White
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
no, the unit MUST be unplugged when not in use or when the water runs out.
answered 3 weeks, 6 days ago
By
shenav
answer 2
No, it will continue to run once the water runs out. The light will switch to red and the unit will start to heat up. You'll have to be careful to refill the water every 5-6 hours.
answered 11 months ago
By
wustl124
answer 3
Nope
answered 1 year ago
By
Solemon
answer 4
The HoMedics personal humidifier has been updated to include an auto-shut off.. Any product that is currently shipping will now have this added feature.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
HoMedicsProductExpert
answer 5
yes
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
craftyp6
Question

Do you have to use Distilled Water only is this unit?

asked 1 year ago
By
Louise
on HoMedics Personal Ultrasonic Humidifier, White
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
I have been using regular tap water
answered 3 weeks, 5 days ago
By
Bris1fan
answer 2
I've used tap water and filtered water with no problems.
answered 8 months ago
By
se003
answer 3
No regular water is advised.
answered 10 months ago
By
MarMarkelly
answer 4
Instructions recommend that, but I use filtered and bottled water.
answered 11 months ago
By
ksPa44
answer 5
Hello Louise,
No, distilled water is not required, but to reduce mineral build-up we recommend using distilled water if you live in a hard water area.
Thank you,
answered 1 year ago
By
HoMedicsProductExpert
Question

Should the mist intensity vary so much?

I've been running this for most of the day and it has used very little water. Most of the time there seems to be very little (if any# mist generated. #yes, the power light is on) Is that normal? Does it mean I should use distilled water? Or is this particular unit defective?
asked 1 year ago
By
DJH1056
on HoMedics Personal Ultrasonic Humidifier, White
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
The unit I got puts out a lot of mist. I am not sure if maybe there is something wrong with that particular unit
answered 2 weeks, 6 days ago
By
Bris1fan
answer 2
mine works perfect with filtered water, watch the video
http://youtu.be/Pi4U0Ugws2I
answered 3 weeks, 6 days ago
By
shenav
answer 3
IT PROBABLY QUIT WORKING! ALL FOUR THAT WE BOUGHT FOR THE OFFICE QUIT WITHIN TWO MONTHS!
answered 9 months ago
By
FEEFSTER
answer 4
If you have read the reviews, and mine also, this only lasts four to five hrs on the small amount of water it holds. The mist on mine comes out really great. You should check or change the little filter inside the top of unit. It should also be wet as directions state. That may be your problem with mist and run time.
answered 11 months ago
By
ksPa44
answer 5
Your unit might be defective. When I run mine, it very clearly is misting, and runs through all of the water in five or six hours.
answered 11 months ago
By
wustl124
Question

Does this product produce dust?

What about the wick being unhealthy?
asked 1 year, 5 months ago
By
Nicknet
on HoMedics Personal Ultrasonic Humidifier, White
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
I haven't had any issues with dust and I run it from 8-5, Monday through Friday. The wick seems to be fine. I check it for wear and tear every time I refill the reservoir but haven't seen anything to indicate it needs to be changed. The unit comes with a total of three wicks so I haven't had to look into purchasing any extras just yet. At work, we have a Pur filter on the faucet so I make sure to use the purified water. I'm not sure if that has any affect on the lack of dust.
answered 1 year ago
By
MayerFan77
answer 2
No, I didn't see that it creates dust
answered 1 year ago
By
Solemon
answer 3
its not you should clean the product so often and it comes with a total of 3 wicks
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
Dis1girl
answer 4
PRODUCE DUST? IT'S GOT WATER IN IT. WHY WOULD IT PRODUCE DUST?
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
FEEFSTER
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