LEVOIT Core 300 True HEPA H13 Air Purifier
LEVOIT Core 300 is a very popular, sleek-looking, relatively compact HEPA air purifier, suitable for small to medium rooms and offices.
LEVOIT Core 300 is a very simple and reliable air purifier that lacks advanced features like remote control, voice controls and prompts, WiFi connectivity, smartphone app support, and similar. But, it does its task very well and it comes at a very acceptable price.
Updated: December 8, 2021.
LEVOIT Core 300 True HEPA H13 Air Purifier Features and Specifications
LEVOIT Core 300 air purifier is a true HEPA air purifier and is able to capture at least 99.97% of 0.3 μm and larger airborne particles, including pet dander, various allergens, bacteria, mold, dust, mites, etc.
Unit comes in two colors, black and white, allowing the user to choose according to personal wishes and interior design.
LEVOIT Core 300 air purifier features 360° air intake, with the purified air exhaust at the top of the unit, around its control panel.
Physical dimensions of the unit are (L x W x H) 8.7 x 8.7 x 14.2 inches (22 x 22 x 36 cm) and it weighs 7.5 pounds (~3.4 kg) - unit is rather stable, but don't let the pets and kids play around it.
Also, the unit may operate placed on the floor, with some area around it free, for better air circulation, but it is still small enough to be placed on the desk, countertop, and similar.
LEVOIT Core 300 air purifier is intended for rooms and areas up to 219 ft2 (20 m2) and it features CADR ratings of 141 for smoke, 140 for dust, and 145 for pollen.
The unit features three fan speeds, plus a sleep mode. The maximum power rating is 45 Watts (<0.8W at standby) and noise levels are from 24 to 50 dB.
Note: when the unit is in Sleep Mode, fan speed is at a minimum, but the noise is practically negligible - just 24 dB. Also, all the lights are dimmed.
Controls of LEVOIT Core 300 air purifier are very simple and they include:
- Fan speed button and indicators,
- Sleep Mode button and indicator,
- Timer button and indicators,
- On/Off button,
- Display lock button,
- Check filter indicator,
- Display off button,
Note: LEVOIT Core 300 air purifier is rather simple to use and maintain a true HEPA air purifier. Nonetheless, when the unit arrives, be sure to thoroughly read the manual and to get accustomed to your new air purifier.
LEVOIT Core 300 air purifier features three levels of air filtration, including air pre-filter, true HEPA air filter, and activated carbon air filter.
The air filter is not washable, but it can be and should be cleaned every 2-4 weeks and replaced every 6-8 months.
LEVOIT Core 300 air purifier have several different air filters, each one optimized for a slightly different type of air pollutants:
Core 300-RF: Levoit True HEPA 3-Stage Original Filter
Core 300-RF is a Levoit True HEPA 3-Stage original filter which features 3 levels of air filtration - air pre-filter, true HEPA air filter, and activated carbon air filter.
Core 300-RF is the default air filter of the LEVOIT Core 300 air purifier and is recommended model for general air purification tasks.
Core 300-RF-PA: Levoit True HEPA 3-Stage Pet Allergy Filter
Core 300-RF-PA comes with all features of the Core 300-RF Original Filter, but it also features an activated carbon layer optimized for capturing pet odors and cooking smells.
Core 300-RF-TX: Levoit True HEPA 3-Stage Toxin Absorber Filter
Core 300-RF-TX also comes with all the benefits of Core 300-RF air filter, but it also features an activated carbon layer optimized for capturing volatile organic compounds (VOCs), cigarette smoke, vehicle exhaust, toxic gases, and fumes, smoke from wildfires, etc.
Core 300-RF-MB: Levoit True HEPA 4-Stage Mold and Bacteria Filter
Core 300-RF-MB is very similar to the Core 300-RF Original Filter, but it also features a protective layer on the HEPA air filter which prevents the growth of mold and bacteria.
If You are looking for a specific LEVOIT Core 300-RF air filter and You can't find it, order Original Filter - it ensures good air purification and is almost always available at online shops.
How to Maintain LEVOIT Core 300 Air Purifier?
LEVOIT Core 300 air purifier is a very simple unit to use and maintain.
- Depending on the local conditions, keep the unit clean by wiping the outside of the unit with a soft, dry cloth. If necessary, wipe the housing with a damp cloth, then
- Interior of the unit can be vacuumed.
- Every 2-4 weeks vacuum the air filter - do NOT wash it.
- Replace the air filter every 6-8 months.
And that is practically all ...
Note: For exact maintenance procedures, check the manual.
Levoit 300 True HEPA Air Purifier Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Here are some of the most common questions about the Levoit Core 300 Air Purifier:
Is Levoit Core 300 a good air purifier?
Yes, Levoit 300 is a simple-to-use and maintain true HEPA air purifier that comes at an excellent price. Levoit 300 lacks advanced features like WiFi and/or Bluetooth connectivity, support for Amazon Alexa or Google Home Assistant, and similar, but these are the reasons why it is so simple, affordable, and in the end - popular.
Are Levoit Core 300 filters washable?
No, Levoit 300 air filters are not washable - they can and should be periodically vacuumed using a soft dusting brush and replaced every 6-8 months, depending on the use and the amount of air pollutants.
Can I leave my Levoit air purifier on all the time?
Yes, especially if set to some of the lower speeds - in the Sleep Mode, people don't even notice it working.
How long do Levoit 300 filters last? How often do I change a Levoit 300 filter?
Levoit Core 300 air filters last 6-8 months but should be vacuumed using a dusting brush every 2-4 weeks, depending on the use and amount of air pollutants.
What is the room coverage of Levoit 300?
With its CADR ratings of 141 for smoke, 140 for dust, and 145 for pollen, Levoit Core 300 air purifier is intended for rooms and areas up to 219 ft2 (20 m2).
What are the noise levels of Levoit 300? Is Levoit 300 loud?
Levoit Core 300 is one of the quietest air purifiers on the market with a Sleep Mode noise of just 24 dB.
At the maximum fan speed, the noise levels are around 50 dB which still rather quiet.
Note: typical vacuum cleaner features noise levels in the 70-75+ dB range...
What is the power consumption of Levoit 300?
When the unit is set to the maximum fan speed, the power rating is ~45 Watts. When the unit is on standby, the power rating is <0.8W.
Long Story Short: If You are looking for a simple and affordable true HEPA air purifier, consider this model.
It is suitable for small to medium rooms and areas, it features several fan speeds, including Sleep Mode, it is very quiet during operation, it lacks remote connectivity, and it does its task very well...
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