Waste of money
We have 2 of these and they both leak, a lot. You pick them up and water pours out the bottom of both machines. So much so, they have to be permanently sat in another container to catch all the water run off. One even leak water out the power connector. This is really dangerous. I wouldn't recommend this brand to anyone! Absolutely not worth the money you pay for them.
- TAAV Vaporaire T2008
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Nearly set our home on fire!!! Do not buy. Worst product ever!!!! We could have lost our baby!!! I'm so disgusted that an Australian made company is still supplying it all over Australia.
Returned this the very next day as it leaked like crazy. The staff at the pharmacy told me they had all been coming back. Do not recommend.
Started smelling bad. Curiosity got the better of me and ive had to unscrew to open and found all the cables corroded and melted away in a pool of rust.
Im so angry as I'd used it fine for the last few nights and had it set up ready to go to bed (I sit it a metre away from my babies cot) and now I read all these review about them catching on fire! Close call!
don't buy it
Bought mine a few years back with no problems till now put it on wed night no problem put it on thurs night then in the morning it smelled like it was burning and found it failed to shut off.
Waste of money
What a waste of time, you can't even fit the tablet in to clean it as instructed.
It says to put 10ml of oil it is no where near enough, it's more like a quarter of the bottle to get a scent.
I wish I checked the reviews before buying this crap.
Do not buy, dangerous
Have the old style one, brillant, brought the new one, used it in my youngest room, went to check water, it was melting and burnt, could have caused a fire.
Worst vapouriser EVER!!!
I purchased this new only a few months ago. I mainly purchased because it was Australian made. It's only been used a handful of times with the taav inhalant and cleaning tablet each time as instructed. After every use black gunk stuff appears, it smells terrible in the morning and now to top it off makes such a loud noise when operating it wakes my baby! Worst purchase
Not happy with company
Bought one 2 days ago from a local chemist over the other brands because it said Australian made... A after the first use we noticed water leaking out of the motor and wires..That's a lethal combination for fire or electric shock. I called the company and they asked me to send it back for replacement and I couldn't just take it back to the chemist where I purchased it. The cost of post is $15-$20 additional to what I already paid for it... are they kidding.. what kind of service it that... I wont take the risk of even getting a replacement.... Bad service... don't buy one... I'll go and buy a Chinese made one instead...
Warning!!!! Very dangerous!! Do not buy!!!!!
Warning!!! Do not buy this vaporizer!!!
We bought this vaporizer for our 4 month old daughters room as she has a cold and the it burnt out filling her room with smoke and the very overpowering smell of burning plastic!!!!!!!!!! Should have looked at the reviews.. Apparently this has happened alot!! And as for getting a refund.. good luck >:-l
Seems to work
Had mine for a couple of years now. No issues, works well. Puts condensation on the windows but I believe most vaporises do that anyway. Don't need to clean.
Caught on fire!!! dangerous
I filled my machine to the water line at 7pm and put my baby daughter to bed. I was woken at 7am by the smell of smoke. The vaporizer was smoking! Burning plastic only a meter from my daughter's face. Called them for replacement but I have to post to them which costs more than buying a new one.....bad customer service.... did not care. Do not buy
We smelt smoke in the house today. We went into our childs bedroom and the TAAV Vaporair was burning. the machine was switched off but still connected to power. has this happened during the night or while we were away we wouldn't have a house anymore. This product should not be on the market.
It spontaneously catches fire !!! Warning !!!
Taav Vaporaire is a great humidifier
I love the way the Taav products humidify the air and I love the way the menthol clears the sinuses. There is an important improvement required as the cleaning tablets will not go into the tank properly and the water will not completely drain from the tank. The result is a build up of mould.
Inexpensive, nice smell
Very difficult to clean, can't get the tablet in properly and can't drain all the water out.
dont buy one
don't buy one ours caught on fire and burnt the rug and if it was not for the smoke alarm we would or our children would be dead caught on fire and burnt the rug and if it was not for the smoke alarm we would or our children would be dead caught on fire and burnt the rug and if it was not for the smoke alarm we would or our children would be dead
caught on fire and burnt the rug and if it was not for the smoke alarm we would or our children would be dead
I've had two models going back to the early 90's. I still have the first one and it still works. I only bought another because the newer models have more safety features. I use it a lot during winter at home and used to take it to my office as well - it makes office air conditioning more bearable. Remember to empty and rinse after each use to keep it clean and always use the cleaner tables as directed. Definitely worth buying/can't live without.
Does exactly what it's supposed to do
Tavv T2008 vs Crane (Oscar the owl) ultrasonic humidifier (refunded after 5 days).
I have been running the Taav Vaporaire T2008 humidifier for 48 hrs now. I ran the Crane for 5 days.
The Taav works!
1. It actually humidifies the air, unlike the Crane super cute ultrasonic "humidifier." How can I prove this to you all? Over 12 hours the Taav has almost vapourised 4L of water, over the same time the Crane super cute ultrasonic humidifier only vapourised 1L of water on maximum setting. The bottom line is that there will be about 4 times more water vapour in the air than the Crane.
Warm, quiet and comforting humidity.
Ok but no way to clean
This is an ok T2008 product considering it is the cheapest vaporizer on the market. We wanted a vaporizer for my baby runny/blocked nose, read reviews on other vaporizer before buying our first vaporizer. The reviews stated that this is the quietest compare to other brands, well I have not tried other brands so I cannot compare if this is the quietest or not however I still can hear the boiling and bubbling sound. It gives a good long running night as it stated it can hold a capacity of 4 litre (14 hours) which is good for my baby. I don't have...to go inside the room and refill the water in the middle of the night and disturb my baby. The downside I have with this product is there's no way you can clean the inside of the product. I just rinse it off with water a few times, twice a day. Each time, I always found some tiny pieces of leave-looking particles in the water (don't know where that came from or how they are form) but I have to shake it upside down hard and rinse it with water a number of times to get rid of those tiny particles. It would be good if TAAV can design the product for us to dissemble the product so that we can thorough clean and wipe the product dry. Good steam and that it fills 4 litres which can be used for 14 hours night especially good for babies and toddlers in a long night sleep Not possible to clean as there's no way you can open the unit to clean inside
Works Like a charm
The One shown in Pic is an older model. Mine is a T2008 and had it for 2yrs used it heaps of times. Best results is to leave window open about 2cm and leave on all night (Has cut out switch if it runs dry) Best way to keep clean is after each use rinse out with warm water 2 times and if it needs Cleaning it is very easy by just using 250ml vinegar to 4l of water and let it run for 15mins. (best to do outside as it does smell) then rinse out 3 times with warm water. When your not using it make sure it is dry inside the water unit.
Broke down ...today on 05 September 2016. Just did not heat up. Almost 6 YEARS i got and used alot for family of 2 as i brought it in mid to late year of 2010. For $39.00 from chemist warehouse cant go wrong. Never once brought tablets just did the vinger trick as mentioned above. Only thing I noticed with new one i brought today is the cord is longer and has clear plastic that you can see. (I think mine turned yellow from so much use) Still a fantastic product. 5 stars. Quite, Cut out if runs dry, Easy to clean, Lights up so can be seen in dark, Removable Power cord. The water level indicator is a sticker that came off after a few uses. (Holds 4L of water)
Thumbs Up - TAAV Model T2008
We have had this vaporiser for at least two years now and have been using it regularly as our daughter constantly has the sniffles. We love the product, our daughter sleeps very well when the vaporiser is turned on vs not. It's not noisy & easy to use. Manual says no maintenance required which is great. Friend who recommended this product to us says it's very quiet compared to the Vicks product. We also love the TAAV menthol oil for the machine. Bought EukyBear's oil once as it was very much cheaper but we it doesn't have the same menthol...effect as the TAAV oil. Will revert to TAAV's oil. Love that it has a 14 hour capacity which is very practical for young kids. One complaint that we have is that the vaporiser does not have a handle. It's really hard to hold it over a running tap due to the smooth surface & lack of handle(s). No maintenance required, 14-hour capacity, simple design, quiet. No handles & smooth surface (no grip) makes it difficult to fill the unit under running water. Complete water emptying can only be done at an angle.
Questions & Answers
Can I use essential oils in my TAAV vaporizor? Or just the menthol fluid? Because that’s all I can find and I was hoping I could mix oils with it.
Bought the TAAV Vaporaire a few weeks ago and went to use it and the light to show its on, isnt working. What can ido?
I bought the TAAV Pro a couple of days ago but um unsure where to put the eucalyptus? Do I put it in the bigger hole at the back or the one at the front where the steam comes from?
I like to be able to smell it at night and cannot at the moment.
Also can it be run just using water? Have noticed I’m not as stuffy in the morning.
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