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Whirlpool Whispure Air Purifier
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Whirlpool Whispure Air Purifier

Item# 03285103000P | Model# AP51030K | Added on October 5, 2011 | Seller:
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Whirlpool Top-Rated True HEPA Air Purifier with free, one-year supply of pre-filters—a $29.99 value. Compact design means it can can placed against wall.

The Whirlpool® Whispure™ 315-CADR Air Purifier with True HEPA Filter is rated #1 by a leading consumer magazine and is the #1 preferred brand by doctors. Comes with a free, one-year supply of pre-filters—a $29.99 value.

For large rooms up to 500 square feet, this air purifier features electronic controls and 4 fan speeds, including Turbo Setting to clear the air quickly, and Sleep Mode for quiet operation while saving energy.

  • The Quiet Partner® System offers the quietest high-efficiency air purifier technology.The True HEPA filter captures 99.97% of particles as small as 0.3 microns.
  • Charcoal pre-filter traps odors and pre-cleans the air before it reaches the HEPA filter.
  • Removes airborne allergens such as dust, pet dander, pollen, tobacco smoke, fabric fibers and mold spores.
  • 5-year Limited Warranty. 
  • ENERGY STAR® Qualified.

This model filters the air 4.8 times per hour in a room up to 500 square feet. AHAM Certified CADR (Clean Air Delivery Rate).

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Energy Star Qualified
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by AdvocateMom
April 8th, 2012
The Whirpool Whispure A510 is the BEST Air Cleaner!

We have owned two Whispure AP510's for over five years now. Both units have run practically 24/7 at the TURBO setting, and are still operating beautifully. Over the years, prior to buying our Whispures, we have had Sharper Image tower air cleaners, a Honeywell whole house electronic air cleaner on the furnace, and the comparable Honeywell Envirocaire air cleaners. These two Whispure's have them all beat. We used the Envirocaire in a different, smaller home, and replaced it with a new one when the motor burned out at approx. three year's continuous use. Both Envirocaire's made progressively more noise with age, to the point of being completely unacceptable even with impeccable maintenance. In my opinion, Whirlpool's Whispure design is preferable over the Envirocaire because (1) you can place the unit unobtrusively against a wall or in an unobstructed corner and (2) cleaned air vents out the top of the unit instead of the very noticeable floor draft produced by the Envirocaire (that can be significantly uncomfortable in the winter months), and (3) there are five different air speeds: Low, Medium, High, Turbo and Sleep Mode vs three fan speeds on the Envirocaire. I like the reminder lights on the control panel that keep track of your filter changes and/or your need to replace the carbon or HEPA filter. (The control panel also features a "Control Lock" function to prevent curious little ones from changing your settings by irresistably pressing the "buttons" on the touch panel.) The HEPA filter easily lasts a year with the minimum recommended carbon filter replacement. Maintenance is a breeze: The front cover comes off in one single motion-just grasp the cover at the easily located tabs high on each side and depress gently, the cover lifts right off. The tab-lock mechanism is so well made, it should never break. The carbon pre-filter has slots cut into the fabric that fit onto matching tabs on the inside of the front cover. The slots/tabs design situates the pre-filter exactly where it needs to be to fully cover the HEPA filter and holds it in place while you snap the cover back in place. The HEPA filter is sturdily made with an approx. 1" Wide plastic frame as integral part of the filter. The side facing the rear of the air cleaner has an applied seal that ensures incoming air passes through the HEPA filter and not around it. Our Whispure's were not only worth every penny we paid for them, the pre-filters (4 per pack) and once a year HEPA replacement (at maximum), is every bit worth their cost when you get such a high level of quality. Both of our Whispure's are almost as quiet as the day we bought them (over five years ago, running on TURBO 24/7) and still provide a high CADR (clean air delivery rate). (Note: Allergies, pets and used during use of oxygen concentrator.) In my opinion, this is the best portable home air cleaner.

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by latenitelee
May 28th, 2013
Display stopped working

The display no longer works and Whirlpool gave me a major runaround over the phone even though their warranty is supposedly still in effect. The unit is less than a year old.

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Life Changer


Was able to sleep for the first time in a month. Takes the dust right out of the air, great for anyone allergic. Wish I had this earlier. Will not be disappointed.

January 29th via
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air purifer


really like it

January 21st via | The reviewer indicated they received a sample of this product
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worst ever


I have emphysema and I have to depend on an air purifier. this product does nothing for me except run up my power bill. Pull almost nothing out of the air, I have to shut it off and open the door for fresh air. I have another small table top purifier that works great and this monster does nothing, I need help to return it.
I need a another purifier with the one I have or get a bigger one,
My opinion Holmes seems to be the best so far that I know of.

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Don't buy


We purchased 2 of these and within 3 months, one of them started to rattle. I called Whirlpool and they told me I had to pay yo mail it back to them for repair. Really!?! So after paying over $300 for each unit, we had to fork out another $150 to send it back. I will never buy another Whirlpool product. The washer we have from them is garbage too.

November 20th, 2014 via
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Very quiet


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October 24th, 2014



It is good for it's use. I miss the white noise of my old one!

October 8th, 2014 via
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Large Whispure Air Purifier


This is a great help to me since I have allergies. It can clean the air of a large room and it is pretty quiet even on the medium speed, which is what I normally set it on. It goes 2 speeds higher and that would be good for obnoxious smells, paint odor, etc.

October 2nd, 2014 via
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Really works well!


This air purifier is easy to use, has low maintenance and simple filter changes. It pulls as much or as little air as you want with the push of a button. The fan noise level does increase with increased fan speed but it generates "white noise" so the sound level doesn't really bother me. It also seems to be about the right size to fit the open floor-plan of my house but it might be a bit too big for a typical bedroom.

September 30th, 2014 via
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Works great and VERY VERY QUIET!


Unit performs very well and most importantly to us it is VERY VERY QUIET!

August 8th, 2014 via
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Awesome Air purifier


We just found out my granddaughter has severe allergies! This is an amazing product. I love the many speed settings.It has a hepa filter for allergies.Sound is not loud at all.

August 5th, 2014 via
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After two weeks in operation, this unit became progressively more noisy. I will be returning it today. It was quiet for the first couple of days, and the filtration system is fantastic, but it started making a chirping type of noise which has become louder over time.

July 4th, 2014 via
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Good Value


This is rated number one by consumer's report. And at the price Sears offered it, it was hard to beat.

June 15th, 2014 via
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Purchased item January 22, 2014, and today, May 30, 2014 decided to clean filter. Following instructions, completed procedure, replaced cover, plugged it in and would not work! After talking with customer service, I must take it to a repair shop to determine if it is covered by warranty or not and decide if I want it repaired if there is a cost. If there is a cost, I will be very annoyed.

June 13th, 2014 via
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Works well


Bought this because of the top consumer's report ratings. We had just moved into a new house and had a baby on the way, so wanted to have the construction dust removed and the VOCs. Works very well. Runs quietly - can keep it on at night and had no problem sleeping.

March 28th, 2014 via
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I purchased the Whirlpool Whispure to help control dust in my bedroom. I did a lot of research and this model was highly rated. However, as soon as I plugged it in I noticed that it was considerably louder than expected, even on the lowest speed. After two days of continuous use the dust level was the same as it had been before installing the unit. The only happy note is that Sears cheerfully accepted the return.

February 28th, 2014 via
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quiet fresh air


This filter works well and does not interfere with sleep or TV viewing.

February 13th, 2014 via
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Quiet, efficient


I bought this for my wife, as she has asthma. We can feel the difference already. The unit is quiet, and highly rated. We are pleased with this purchase.

January 29th, 2014 via
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Works great!


This is the top ranked purifier from Consumer Reports. Based on my needs (Golden Retriever, Large room, Quiet fan, Allergies), the EPA's website gave me certain criteria to look for when shopping. We've had this approximately three weeks now and it's doing a wonderful job.

November 17th, 2013 via
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Even on high or turbo speed, you hardly notice that it is on. The noise coming from the fan is not annoying at all. Seems to be picking up a lot of dust and pet hair so far. I like the features of having lights to tell you when to change the HEPA and pre-filters.

November 16th, 2013 via
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