Melody Water Ionizers Review

Retail Price $1,595

Overview

Melody Water Ionizers are a modestly priced 5 plate ionizer in an age when the 7 plate water ionizers have become more popular.


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Pros and Cons

Pro's

1 - Platinum Titanium Electrolytic Cells

2 - 5 Year Warranty and 30 day Unconditional Guarantee

3 - Good value for the Price

4 - 9 pH settings - 4 acid/4 alkaline 1 filter only

Cons

1 - For the price it could be a 7-plate

2 - Not using FDA approved plastics

3 - Replacement Filters $89.95

4 - Not essential but it would be nice if they used color coded hoses and advance older clamp design to use quick connect hoses.

5 - Not ETL approved or certified.


Specs and Tech

NAME: Melody Water Ionizers

Retail Price: $1,595

ORP Range: -700mV ( with chemicals added)

pH Range: 4.0-12.5

Under Counter: NO

Plate Surface Area: 5 = 55 sq. ft.

Safe Plastics: NO

Replacement Filter Costs: $85

Wattage: 110W

Guarantee: 30-60 days

Warranty: 5 Years



Comparing By Quality

In the world there are certification standards which can help determine quality and performance of components found in water ionizers:

UL (Underwriters Laboratories - www.ul.com) - an independent lab which writes testing standards and also tests those products for safety and certifies them. This is the most common and basic certification across all electrical devices sold in stores across the U.S.

CE Certified - This is the European Commission. It describes the CE mark as a "passport" that allows manufacturers to circulate industrial products freely within the internal market of the EU. Most products can be self-certified by the manufacturer and do not require the intervention of an EU-authorized independent testing/certifying company (notified body). In other words it is largely left up to the company.

ETL Certified - A product which has the ETL Listed Mark is determined to have met the requirements of more than 200 prescribed product safety standards. Most Water Ionizers have not passed these standards. Today stores like Target and Walmart are demanding more products be ETL Certified to guarantee safety and quality.

What I especially like about the ETL certification is:

1) The mark indicates that "the manufacturer's production site conforms to a range of compliance measures and is subject to periodic follow-up inspections to verify continued conformance". This means the factories are checked regularly to maintain standards of ETL. This is very important for products made in the Orient.

2) The ETL labs goes through the machine and then give recommendations for improving the quality and durability which must be performed before passing certification.

3) The ETL guarantee that the claims and Specifications offered by the company match the actual performance of the device.



Water Ionizer Rating

1. ORP Range: 6

2. Power Supply: 8

3. Installation Ease: 10

4. pH Range 5

5. Longevity/Quality: 8

6. Safe Plastics: 0

7. Ease of Use 10

8. Warranty/Guarantee: 9

9. Customer Service/Reputation (reviews) 10

10. Price Value 6

Score: 72 = Good

Conclusion

All in all I rank the Jupiter Melody Water Ionizers are one of the better values for a water ionizer . If you need additional help you can call 1-800-215-1689 at the top of the page and/or read the additional reviews via the menu to the left.

I would like to see the Meoldy upgraded with ETL Certification and Safe Plastics. Both are safety concerns - one for electrical safety the other for health safety.

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