So could someone please explain to me how wyze is unable to fill my automatic subscription for my standard air filter (received an email from them yesterday saying they are out of stock) from their subscription page but i can head over to amazon and the WYZE store is selling it there and i can have it in 3 days.
Wyze, you got some 'splainin to do. Really getting tired of the constant “out of stock” issue with replacement filters for the Wyze air purifier.
I have no idea who makes these filters for you or where they are made but it’s truly piss poor business practice to shaft your customers. Everyone here on this forum knows what you are doing in regards to these filters. You force people out to Amazon to buy these filters at a truly exceptional [Mod Edit] price. A whopping 15 dollars higher for the allergy filter alone.
Maybe you believe we are stupid. They never seem to have an out of stock issue with them on Amazon now so they. If you don’t get them in stock before my current filter needs replaced you can take the [Mod Edit] thing and [Mod Edit]. [Mod Edit] you can turn it on and off by picking your nose!
I agree with this that they are always out of stock. Why does amazon have the for $15 more? Its been 6 months and Wyze is still out of stock. Are you ever going to get them in? The machine is great but how great is it if you can not replace the filter? Will someone at Wyee respond?
Amazon has them more expensive partly because Wyze sets the price so they get some of that shipping fee they charge us on their site, and because Amazon has fees. But it is so ridiculous that Wyze is always out of stock, why have a subscription service for them if they are always out?! Since I can count on them being out of stock most of the time I vacuum my filters when the machine says it’s time to replace them, reset the filter monitor and put them back in. I do this at least once sometimes twice, to get more use out of them.
Depending on the air quality in your house, vacuuming the filters might not be enough and since you said they haven’t been replaced in a year, they probably don’t filter at all anymore. I’d just set up a subscription for say 3 filters for say every 3 months, knowing that at numerous times a year they will be out of stock, but at least you’d have some back filters. But I’m also regretting buying the Wyze Air Filter, as it’s pointless without a filter
But yeah, Wyze needs to get their heads out of their rears and fix their supply issues. The better solution is for them to stop making products that need regular replacement parts. They didn’t even make the filter housing to a stand size so we could buy another brand of filters. So when the day comes that the filters aren’t made anymore, we will have a plastic unit that just goes in the trash because it can’t be recycled.
I’ve been searching for replacement filters, and am actually seeing a generic filter for the first time come up specifically saying compatible with Wyze air filter. Looks like it’s a cross between the allergen filter (HEPA 13) and the “special” filter (claims 99% VOC removal). Has anyone had any experience with these? A bit nervous to be the first to try them, and I don’t have any way to empirically test them to see if they operate within their claims aside from the built in AQI on the unit. Amazon link is here.
Interesting. I’d be curious to hear how/if these work for you. I’m hopeful it can be a source for them. They aren’t much cheaper compared to the wyze “produced” allergen filters, but maybe these will at least be available for purchase. I find it funny though that it says “efficient addition of formaldehyde”…seems like that would be the opposite of what you want.
I have an IKEA VINDSTRYKA air quality monitor about 3 feet from the Wyze air purifier. It is connected to Hubitat Elevation. Along with measuring temperature and humidity, it also measures VOC and pm2.5
Here is a graph showing the VOC from the sensor. Note how the reading decreases after activity stops.
When the sensor reading is high, I can hear the Wyze air purifier increase speed. Then the speed decreases along with the sensor reading dropping. I would assume if the filter was no longer filtering, the sensor reading would not decrease and the Wyze air purifier speed would not drop,
As soon as the Amazon refund hits, I’ll see if I can remove the end with the lugs, cut the filter down and then remove the end from the Wyze filter and glue it on the Pureburg filter. Really hate to recycle these.
I cut the end off the new filter and made a heck of a mess with the charcoal filter. Same with the old Wyze filter. These are going in the recycling. I left a message through Amazon to Pureburg asking if they had a filter that was the correct size. Waiting on a reply.