The Rowenta Intense Pure Air Connect XL is a German brand air purifier that lives up to its name. At 75 cm high and 31.5 cm wide, it is larger than many air purifiers in its price range.
Our opinion on the Rowenta Intense Pure Air Connect XL
The Rowenta Intense Pure Air Connect XL is a quality air purifier that tends towards the top of the range with its NanoCaptur technology, its silence, its dimensions and its power. Suitable for medium to large rooms, it is undeniably one of the most effective air purifiers to date for preventing allergies, removing cigarette smoke and protecting your baby. With a 100 % ozone-free mechanical air purification system and many interesting additional features, the Pure Air Connect is without doubt one of the best devices we have tested.
- Rowenta Intense Pure Air Connect XL
- The Rowenta Intense Pure Air Connect XL is a quality air purifier that tends towards the top of the range with its NanoCaptur technology, its silence, its dimensions and its power.
- Connected to the phone and Alexa compatible
- Covered area 115 m².
- Powerful and efficient
- Quiet: between 28 and 52 dB
- Hepa, activated carbon, and NanoCaptur filter
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How does the Rowenta Intense Pure Air XL work?
If you are concerned about the area covered by the appliance, the Rowenta Intense Pure Air Connect XL is rated by the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM). Through rigorous testing, this purifier is recommended for use in a 140 m² room. With an ACH of 360 m³/h, this device can clean a 115 m² room every 15 minutes without any problems. The application supplied with this product also allows you to measure the indoor and outdoor air quality. Once connected to the device via wifi, this application (developed in partnership with Plume Labs) will allow you to remotely control the purifier wherever you are.
Low maintenance costs
The Rowenta Intense Pure Air Connect XL uses a HEPA filter with a 3 year life span and an active carbon filter which needs to be replaced on average once a year. The cost of the filters is not high compared to the competition, which means that this purifier has one of the lowest annual filter costs.
A 4-stage filtration system
Like all Rowenta appliances, the Rowenta Intense Pure Air Connect XL offers its exclusive 4-stage air filtration system:
- A washable pre-filter capable of trapping larger pollutants such as hair and coarse dust.
- A active charcoal filter honeycomb to adsorb odours, gases and volatile organic compounds (VOCs).
- A HEPA filter allowing it to capture 99.95 % of allergens, viral particles, pollen, moulds and fungi as small as 0.3 microns.
- A NanoCaptur filter This exclusive patented filter can permanently destroy formaldehyde at a rate of 99.99 %.
A silent device
It is surprising that despite its size and powerful fan, the Rowenta Intense Pure Air Connect XL is so quiet. The lowest noise level of this appliance is only 28 dBThis is below the sound level of a whisper. When you switch to the highest fan speed, the noise level of the unit reaches 52 decibels, which is equivalent to a normal conversation at home.
Many practical options
There is no shortage of extra features in this flagship model from Rowenta. It is equipped with the Smart Sensor, of course, and the air quality monitor is very intuitive.
This purifier also has a relatively precise automatic mode, allowing the fan speed to be set to maximum if critical air pollution is detected in the room.
If you want the unit to operate at a specific fan speed, you can adjust its sensitivity to your liking. In addition, the air purifier is equipped with dust and gas sensors that can detect ultra-fine particles for a more accurate report.
Night mode is supported, allowing you to adjust the fan speed for quiet airflow with lower light intensity. Note that you can manually reduce the light intensity at any time.
Finally, the Rowenta Intense Pure Air ConnectXL has a basic timer, allowing the unit to be turned off after 1, 2, 4 or 8 hours. The unit also has LED indicators for the HEPA and charcoal filters, to remind you when to replace the filters.
Ergonomics of the Rowenta Intense Pure Air Connect XL
The Rowenta Intense Pure Air Connect XL has a simple concept of a bottom-up airflow system, with the air inlet behind the front plate. On the top we have a stylish air outlet, with corrugated grilles. You can manually adjust the position of the air outlet grille. Rowenta also recommends setting the angle at 45° for optimum performance and 90° for maximum performance.
Finally, the Rowenta Intense Pure Air Connect XL weighs only 7.73kg, which is quite light for its size. It has a built-in handle to help you lift it anywhere in your home.