Water Ionizer comparison


Samsung Vesta GL9 IonWays Melody IonWays Athena Tyent 9090 KYK Genesis Enagic Life Ionizer 9100 Chanson Miracle
Overall Rating
Suggested Retail Price $2,750 $1,595 $2,195 $2,395 $1,695 $3,980 $2,597 $1,650
When Wholesaler first in USA 1986 1986 2007 2007 2005 2000 2007 2008
How Long Brand in USA 14 years 14 years 14 years 3 years 3 years 10 years 3 years 3 years
Independent Lab Result Best pH N.A. 10.47 10.54 N.A. 9.48 9.46 N.A. N.A.
Independent Lab Result Best -ORP N.A. -637.1 -812.0 N.A. -482 -578.7 N.A, N.A.
Independent Lab Result Flow Rate 3 LPM 3 LPM 3 LPM 3 LPM 3 LPM 7.6 LPM 3 LPM 3 LPM
Manufacturer
or
Assembler
Manufacturer Manufacturer Manufacturer Assembler Only Import cell from ? Assembler Only Import cell from Taiwan Manufacturer Assembler Only Import cell from Korea Assembler Only Import cell from Taiwan
Water Expertise Certified WQA staff Certified WQA staff Certified WQA staff None Limited Limited Limited Limited
Number of Electrode Plates 9 Solid 5 Solid 5 Mesh 9 Holed 7 Slotted 7 Solid 9 Mesh/Solid 7 Solid
Manufacturing Process Electroplating Electroplating Electroplating Dipped Dipped Dipped Dipped Nano Coated
Plate Source Japan Japan Japan Korea? Taiwan Japan Korea Taiwan
Cleaning Frequency Continuous/ Post use Post use Every time used
DARC
Every 24-48 hours for 20 seconds Every 12 hours for 30 secs Every 15 gals for 30 secs Every 6 gals for 30 secs Depends on water source
Wait while Cleaning? No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Stops Scaling on Plates Yes Largely Yes No No No No No
Water Flow Control Onboard Yes Yes Yes No No No No No
Mineral Port Yes Yes Yes No No Saline No No
Installation Options 2 options 3 options 3 options 2 options 2 options To tap with diverter only 3 options To tap only
Filtration
(in Microns)
Sediment & .1M .1M or .01M .1M or .01M & Sediment .1M .1M or .01M .1M .1M or .01M 1M
What is in filter? Carbon & Calcium Carbon, Calcium & Tourmaline Carbon, Calcium & Tourmaline Carbon & Ceramic Carbon Carbon & Calcium Carbon & Calcium Carbon
Price of Filter $89 $89 or $99 $89 or $99 $199 $199 $100 $100 ?
Electrical Supply Advanced SMPS Transformer Transformer SMPS SMPS Transformer SMPS SMPS
Mineral Port No Yes Yes No No Yes In filter Yes
Power Usage 250W 110W 80W 355W 150W 230W 386W 150W
Number of pH Levels Adjustable 48 Settings 9 settings
plus control knob
Adjustable 48 Settings 9 9 7 7 7
Color Changing Screen Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No
Filter Life Indicator Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes, by actual liters.
Warranty Limited Lifetime Limited Lifetime Limited Lifetime Limited Lifetime 5 year 5 year Limited Lifetime Limited Lifetime
pH/ ORP Measurement Yes No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Hot Water Alarm Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes Yes
Flow Rate Indicator Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes $55