Updated 9 Aug 2017

moistureMASTER

MK6200HX1-EL

Snapshot: The moistureMASTER MK6200HX1-EL is a balanced pressure ventilation system with 3 manual fan speeds. But what size house does it suit?

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Test results

Brand reliability
?/10
Brand satisfaction
?/10
Overall score
69

Good points

  • High level of user-satisfaction.
  • Replacement filters (including professional installation) cheaper-than-average.
  • Has heater option included.
  • Has heat transfer option included.

But

  • Brand reliability below-average. * Replacement filters (DIY-installed) more expensive than average.
  • No summer cooling option.
  • Filter not washable.

Our assessment

We use specifications supplied by the manufacturer plus reliability and satisfaction data from our 2017 reliability survey to assess each system. Note: only DVS, HRV, SmartVent and MoistureMASTER had enough respondents for us to comment on their brand reliability and user satisfaction.

Specifications

Model

Origin
NZ/Germany
Type
Balanced pressure
House or room size (m²)
Up to 250

Prices

Installed price - estimated
$3500
Base filter price - DIY
$50
Installed filter cost
$125

Control panel

Control panel fitted in living space
Yes
Fan speed controls
Manual, 3 speeds
Adjust speed from panel
Yes
Adjustable temperature cut outs
n/a
Ceiling or room temperature display
n/a

Features

Heater option
yes
Heater option cost
included
Heat transfer option
yes
Heat transfer option cost
included
Summer cooling option
No
Summer cooling option cost
n/a
Extra outlets, each
$240-$360
Standard filter grade
G4/EU4
Alternative filters
F6 - $69, F9 - $85, electronic - $295
Washable filter
No
WiFi/App control
No

Supplier information

DIY kit sellers
Condensation Control Ltd
Performance warranty (months)
2 winter months
Warranty (parts and labour)
5 years