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The Apco Air Purifier, also known as Apco A-Series, is a fully featured air purifiers that can be plugged into a PC via a USB cable, or via a wall adapter.
The air purification unit has a 2.4GHz WiFi transmitter, an AC adapter, and an AP-1 power supply.
The AP-3 power supply provides a 30W output, while the USB adapter provides 10W output.
The unit has two built-in modes: Standard and Extreme.
The standard mode requires a PC with an APM-2 chip (or equivalent) and USB port, while Extreme mode requires an APMC-2 or APMC+ chip (for Windows, Mac, Linux, and OS X) and an USB port.
The USB adapter can be purchased separately for $19.99, while a PC plug adapter is available for $18.99.
The A-series AP-series air purifying units are available from Amazon for $199.99 or $249.99 with a 2 year warranty.
The A-3 unit is currently available for just $49.99 for two years.
The AP-4, A-5, and A-6 air purifyors have been discontinued, though they can still be purchased for $49 or $199, depending on the manufacturer.
The two most recently released units, the AP-5 and AP-6, are still available for a limited time on Amazon.APC’s AP-Series air purifies water and other liquids from household air and outdoor surfaces.
The unit also purifies CO2, CO, and methane emissions from gas, wood, and other industrial sources.
It can purify CO2 from air conditioning units and boilers.