Ultrafine 468 Air Purifier FAQ

What are the controls on my Ultrafine 468 unit?

Your Ultrafine 468 air purifier has several different controls and indicator lights to help you understand how your unit is functioning and to continue to fill your spaces with clean air.

  • POWER BUTTON: This turns your unit on and off.
  • SLEEP MODE: This will dim all of the LEDs.
  • SLIDE SPEED CONTROL: This allows you to change between 11 fan speeds.
  • HIGH SPEED: This is the second-highest speed setting.
  • TURBO MODE: This is the maximum speed and CFM setting.
  • Indicators
    • Button 1: This is the reset button for the pre-filter.
    • Light Under Button 1: When illuminated, this indicates that your unit’s pre-filter needs to be changed. 
    • Button 2: This is the reset button for the main filter.
    • Light Under Button 2: When illuminated, this indicates that your unit’s main filter needs to be changed.
    • Button 3: This is the reset button for the post-filter. 
    • Light Under Button 3: When illuminated, this indicates that your unit’s post-filter needs to be changed. 
    • DFS indicator: Use this toggle to turn on or turn off DFS.
    • DFS deactivation indicator: When illuminated, DFS is off.

Ultrafine 468 air purifier control panel

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What is the Ultrafine 468 cleaning capacity?

The Ultrafine 468 has a cleaning capacity of up to 1,200 square feet, making it ideal for most small-to-medium-sized indoor spaces. It also comes equipped with rollerblade-style wheels so you can easily move it from room to room.


How much does the Ultrafine 468 cost?

The Intellipure Ultrafine 468 Unit costs $999.00. Read more information about this air purifier on the product page.


What’s in the Ultrafine 468 Box?

In your Ultrafine 468 order, we make sure you have everything you need to run your unit and enjoy clean air. Your order will include:

  • Ultrafine 468 Main Unit
  • Cleanable integrated mesh pre-filter (pre-installed)
  • Replaceable VOC pre-filter (pre-installed)
  • Main and VOC-post filter cartridge (pre-installed)
  • Power cord
  • Microfiber cleaning cloth
  • User manual
  • Warranty card

The unit also comes with a Certificate of Performance that lets you know we tested your unit before sending it to you. If any of these pieces are missing or damaged, please contact us so we can send you replacement parts before you run your unit. If you need help setting up your Compact, refer to our step-by-step guide.

What's in the Ultrafine 468 Box?


How do I set up my Ultrafine 468?

Once you receive your Intellipure Ultrafine 468 Unit, it is time to get it set up. 

First, carefully remove your Ultrafine 468 from the carton and remove the dust bag covering the unit. This bag prevents scratches and other shipping-related damages. Each Ultrafine 468 will come equipped with a pre-filter, a main filter, and a post-filter that are already installed. 

Next, find a cool, dry place indoors to plug in and run your unit. Remember that the plug-and-play design is meant for indoor use only.

Finally, inspect the power cord for damage. If the power cord is damaged, please contact us to obtain a replacement cord. If the cord is undamaged, you can plug in your air purifier and begin to breathe cleaner air.

Tip: Keep the box and dust bag just in case you move or go on vacation – it’s the best way to bring your air purifier from place to place.


How much power does it take to run the Ultrafine 468 Unit?

Depending on the speed setting you use, the power consumption of the Ultrafine 468 ranges from 19 to 96 watts. On average, people use 20 watts while running the air purifier. Thanks to the design and super-efficient EC motor, this Energy-Star-rated unit can operate for less than $5 per month.


How does the Ultrafine 468 Annual Filter Set Subscription work?

Changing your Intellipure Ultrafine 468 filters has never been easier, thanks to our replacement filter subscription program! When you place your filter subscription order and make all of your 12 monthly payments, you will receive an annual set of Ultrafine 468 filters designed for one year of use. The full replacement filter set includes two Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) pre-filters, 2 VOC post-filters, and one main filter.

Tip: Not only does buying a subscription automate your filters, but it also saves you money.


How much do filters for the Ultrafine 468 unit cost?

The price of our filters depends on which air purifier replacement filter set or single filter replacement you order. 

You can also purchase the Ultrafine 468 Annual Filter Set for a convenient complete set of replacement filters to keep your Ultrafine 468 unit functional and clean. For questions regarding replacement filters, contact us!


How to change Ultrafine 468 filters

Estimated Time: 10 Minutes

⚠️  Caution: Always disconnect power to the unit before servicing

To watch a demonstration on how to replace your Ultrafine 468 filters, please click the video below.


Ultrafine 468 filter replacement and maintenance

Estimated Time: 10 Minutes

Pre-filter maintenance 

⚠️  Caution: Always disconnect power to the unit before servicing

  1. First, make sure all power to the unit is shut off.
  2. Remove the front cover of the main unit by grabbing both sides of about 1/3 of the distance from the bottom and pulling the bottom part away from the main body of the unit.
  3. When the bottom of the front cover is a few inches away from the main body, use both hands to pull the front cover down slowly to disable the child lock on top of the front cover.
  4. The pre-filter is locked into the front cover. Use one hand to hold the front cover frame. Use one finger to grab the small ring and pull out the integrated pre-filter. Clean as necessary.
  5. After pulling out the integrated mesh cover, you will see the replaceable VOC pre-filter laying underneath. Replace as necessary.

High Energy Grid maintenance 

⚠️  Caution: Always disconnect power to the unit before servicing

  1. Turn the safety lock on the high-energy grid from vertical to horizontal; gently pull out the high-energy grid and put it aside on a secure, clean, and dry surface.
  2. Use a clean microfiber cloth to wipe off the dust on the high-energy plate and high-energy wires. If the high-energy grid is cleaned with a damp cloth, air dry the grid before reinstallation.  

Main filter & VOC post-filter replacement 

⚠️  Caution: Always disconnect power to the unit before servicing

  1. Gently pull out the main filter and VOC post-filter cartridge. 
  2. Unwrap the plastic on both of your new filters prior to reinstalling them.  

Reinstalling your filters

⚠️  Caution: Always disconnect power to the unit before servicing

  1. Reinstall the main filter and VOC post-filter cartridge. Make sure the VOC post-filter is facing inside (toward the motor/fan). The main filter must go all the way back in the inner housing toward the fan.
  2. To reinstall the high-energy grid. Make sure the grid and safety lock are facing out towards the front of the unit (towards the cover). The safety lock needs to be on top.
  3. Turn the lever from horizontal to vertical to lock the high-energy grid in place.
  4. Put the pre-filter back on the inside of the door and secure the integrated mesh to hold it into place. There are 10 contact points that you will want to make sure are securely locked in place. 
  5. Lastly, put your door back on making sure that the upper tabs at the top of the unit go in first. If done so correctly everything should lock into place. 

Reset respective indicators after replacing/cleaning filters.

⚠️  Caution: Always disconnect power to the unit before servicing

  1. Reset pre-filter indicator: Hold filter 1/VOC pre-filter indicator for at least 5 seconds to reset the timer.
  2. Reset main filter indicator: Hold filter 2/main filter indicator for at least 5 seconds to reset the timer.
  3. Reset VOC post-filter indicator: Hold filter 3/VOC post-filter indicator for at least 5 seconds to reset the timer.
  4. Reset DFS indicator: Touch the DFS indicator button to turn DFS on or off.

Note: When the indicator is reset, the respective red light will go out and the indicator will return to normal (illuminated in white). 

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Ultrafine 468 routine care and maintenance

⚠️  Caution: Always disconnect power to the unit before servicing

Maintaining your Ultrafine 468 filters properly should only take you ten minutes and is crucial to keep your unit functioning properly. The level of maintenance required for your unit’s filters is based on the pollution level in your environment. Filters need to be replaced and cleaned more often if your unit is being used in a heavily polluted environment. 

Your Ultrafine 468 main filter should be replaced every 9 to 12 months, and both the pre-filter and post-filter should be replaced every 6 months.

The Ultrafine 468 high-energy grid should be cleaned every 3 months with a lint-free cloth and the pre-filter should be cleaned every 3 months using a vacuum wand to remove any particle build-up. 

Ensure you properly replace your filters by reading our helpful how-to instructions!


What are the dimensions and weight of the Ultrafine 468 unit?

The Intellipure Ultrafine 468 Air Purifier weighs 27 pounds and has total dimensions of 30” x 10.6” x 13.4”.