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Vicks Warm Steam Vaporizer
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The Vicks Vaporizer helps temporarily relieve cough and congestion. It features automatic shut off when empty and a large night light. For additional comfort, the V105SGN2 has a medicine cup that can be used with Vicks Vaposteam or Kaz Inhalant.
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The Vicks Vaporizer helps temporarily relieve cough and congestion. It features automatic shut off when empty and a large night light. For additional comfort, the V105SGN2 has a medicine cup that can be used with Vicks Vaposteam or Kaz Inhalant.

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The Vicks Vaporizer helps temporarily relieve cough and congestion. It features automatic shut off when empty and a large night light. For additional comfort, the V105SGN2 has a medicine cup that can be used with Vicks Vaposteam or Kaz Inhalant.

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Specifications

Multi Pack Indicator: No
Battery Type: Does Not Contain a Battery
Model No.: V150SG2UPC
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 6.859
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 12.0 x 11.5 x 8.0
Walmart No.: 4065029
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Run Time
Warranty
Warranty
Accepts Inhalant
Accepts Inhalant
Automatic Shut-Off
Automatic Shut-Off
Accepts Vicks VapoPads
Accepts Vicks VapoPads
Warm Mist
Warm Mist
Cool Mist
Cool Mist
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Vicks® Warm Steam Vaporizer
 
Yes
Yes
25.60" x 23.40" x 11.60"
25.60" x 23.40" x 11.60"
18-24 Hours
18-24 Hours
3 Years
3 Years
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Medium
Medium
1.5 Gallons
1.5 Gallons
Vaporizer
Vaporizer
V150
V150
Vicks® Filter Free Cool Mist Humidifier
 
Yes
Yes
9.50" x 8.50" x 12.10"
9.50" x 8.50" x 12.10"
Up to 33 Hours
Up to 33 Hours
3 Years
3 Years
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Medium
Medium
1.2 Gallons
1.2 Gallons
Ultrasonic
Ultrasonic
V4600
V4600
Vicks® Starry Night Cool Mist Humidifer
 
11.38" x 11.34" x 13.19"
11.38" x 11.34" x 13.19"
18-24 Hours
18-24 Hours
3 Years
3 Years
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Medium
Medium
1.0 Gallon
1.0 Gallon
Evaporative
Evaporative
V3700
V3700
Vicks® Warm Mist Humidifer
 
Yes
Yes
10.63" x 6.38" x 12.80"
10.63" x 6.38" x 12.80"
Up to 24 Hours
Up to 24 Hours
3 Years
3 Years
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Medium
Medium
2.0 Gallons
2.0 Gallons
Warm Mist
Warm Mist
V750
V750
Vicks® 1.0 Gallon Cool Mist Humidifier
 
12.10" x 10.20" x 11.13"
12.10" x 10.20" x 11.13"
Up to 18 Hours
Up to 18 Hours
3 Years
3 Years
Yes
Yes
Medium
Medium
1.0 Gallon
1.0 Gallon
Evaporative
Evaporative
V3100
V3100
Vicks® 1.0 Gallon Germ Free Humidifier with UV Technology
 
12.13" x 11.54" x 12.01"
12.13" x 11.54" x 12.01"
Up to 24 Hours
Up to 24 Hours
3 Years
3 Years
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Medium
Medium
1.0 Gallon
1.0 Gallon
Evaporative
Evaporative
V3900
V3900
Vicks® Vicks Ultrasonic Humidifier
 
Yes
Yes
7.88" x 11.38" x 13.50"
7.88" x 11.38" x 13.50"
Up to 20 Hours
Up to 20 Hours
3 Years
3 Years
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Large
Large
1.7 Gallons
1.7 Gallons
Ultrasonic
Ultrasonic
V5100
V5100
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Customer Reviews | 388 reviews | 3.8 out of 5

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388 reviews | 3.8 out of 5

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388 reviews | 3.8 out of 5

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Best $15 I ever spent!
1/4/2016

Customer review by Anniekay80

5.0 stars 1/4/2016 by Anniekay80
by Anniekay80

I had major surgery 10 days ago and am slowly recovering at home. With the dry heated air from our furnace, my nose and throat would get dried up while sleeping. With all the discomforts/pain from surgery that only time will heal, I decided to buy this Vicks vaporizer to fix at least this one problem now. No more dried out nose and throat. No more waking myself with a snort/snore or coughing. This vaporizer puts out just the right amount of steam in my 12x12 open living room where I am sleeping/recovering from my surgery. No excess condensation, just wonderful feeling of normal. I even run it through the day and I noticed less static and I don't feel like a prune drying in the dessert Sun any more. Highly recommend especially for the price. Might go buy a second one for the master bedroom once I am back to sleeping in bed, but keep one in living room for use during the day.

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Would recommend to a friend? Yes
LIFESAVER
11/10/2015

Customer review by Kwarr

5.0 stars 11/10/2015 by Kwarr
by Kwarr

my baby has a cold (stuffy nose and cough) and has been waking up 3-4 times a night when she used to sleep through the night. something had to change so we decided to get this and try it. it is seriously a lifesaver! i told my husband this morning, there are lots of good things about it. 1. it makes the room humid, so its easier to breath, and when you stick in a vicks vapopad, it smells great and clears the nose right up. 2. it has a tiny green light on it. i've been wanting a night light! haha. 3. it seriously warms the room. its so nice. i don't have to turn the heater on in my baby room, and its great for winter. maybe not so much summer. 4. the water kind of bubbles, so it makes a little noise. i like to call this makeshift white noise :) i seriously love it. oh, and she slept through the night the first time setting it up. i would definitely buy over and over.

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Kwarr
Would recommend to a friend? Yes
economical buy
1/9/2016

Customer review by Coloradotech

5.0 stars 1/9/2016 by Coloradotech
by Coloradotech

This vaporizer runs very quiet. A reminder if you have hard water in your area, add a pinch of salt to the water when you turn it on. I bought the vaporizer because we were having bad sinus problem caused by low humidity here in Colorado.

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Coloradotech
Would recommend to a friend? Yes
Great price for a very good product
1/11/2016

Customer review by polarbearpilot

5.0 stars 1/11/2016 by polarbearpilot
by polarbearpilot

I have used several of these over the years. They usually last about 2 years. For the price, it comes to less than $7 a year. I've seen other much more expensive models that purchased by friends that stopped working in year 2. I just stick with the basic model that is tried and true. I use it in lieu of a space heater to warm up the bedroom at night. It won't warm up like a heater, but warm enough and doesn't dry out the air.

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polarbearpilot
Would recommend to a friend? Yes
unimpressed
1/6/2016

Customer review by aldercrick

2.0 stars 1/6/2016 by aldercrick
by aldercrick

I had purchased this as helping with a cold and it was very reasonable in price. when I had brought it home and used it I was impressed for about the first 45 minutes, heated up quick, and was quiet and let out a lot of humidity/vapor. but that's about it. went to sleep and it quit working in the middle of the night. once the water level hits a certain level it wont work, the motor for it sits on top rather the water container sitting on top like any other model. so it became dry very quickly in the house. with my home I need extra humidity due to having wood stove heating. but over all would not recommend this product neither as a humidifier or as a vaporizor

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Comment from - 1/8/2016

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. This unit is equipped with an automatic shut-off feature that will turn the unit off when the water is low. To keep the unit running you must refill the tank. If you have any other questions please contact our customer support team at 800-477-0457.

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Would recommend to a friend? No
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i am using my product for the first time , i filled it with cold water! whyen does the steam start coming out of thise vaporizer?
by blueeyes45 12/11/2010
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  • A. Depending on the hardness of your water and how much salt you added to the water it should take about 15 minutes.
    by jgo124710/22/2015
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  • A. It should start steaming in a couple of minutes. If no,t you will need to add a little salt to the water until you get a good steam coming out.
    by kaic11/9/2015
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  • A. I have to use salt in mine and the 1st time it will take a few minutes. If you refill it (don't add anymore salt) it will start steaming in less than a minute.
    by MC222MC10/22/2015
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  • A. about 2minutes i just move the water 15 seconds or add a little salt and starts faster
    by pibesimon1/18/2016
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  • A. mine starts showing steam within about 10 mins or so - give or take. If there is no steam put your hand in front of the unit and feel for the steam. If nothing, exhange your unit.
    by An anonymous customer11/12/2015
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  • A. Make sure not to overfill. If it floats its too full. The time it takes to have the steam come out varies but mine takes about ten to fifteen minutes.
    by sbbbwb1/22/2016
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  • A. You should see visible steam within 10 minutes of starting. If you don't, as instructions state, stir in a couple of pinches of salt. Repeat if necessary.
    by MarshaW621/22/2016
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  • A. It depends on the temp of the water, if you put in cold water straight from your kitchen sink, it may take 5 minutes. If you put in warm / hot water, the steam will come out within seconds. Keep in mind the unit has to heat up the water in order to produce water vapors.
    by JeffnHeather1/22/2016
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  • A. The steam should start within 5 min, when I first had mine it worked great, but after no more then 10 refills and cleans it just wouldnt produce steam at all.
    by ProductReviewer4u11/30/2015
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  • A. It takes about 5 minutes or so.
    by fArMgIRl10011/27/2016
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I used a few times and every time I use it, after use there are lots of black flakes in the bottom. What is this from?
by TyleesMomma 1/3/2011
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  • A. Just residue left behind by the boiled water. That's why you need to rinse out the tanl after every use and the steam tank weekly.
    by jgo12471/6/2016
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  • A. The instruction book says this is normal and not harmful. I wipe it out with a paper towel when I clean it.
    by kaic1/24/2016
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  • A. As stated in your instruction book they are elements in the water and it is normal.
    by MC222MC12/21/2015
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  • A. the dark stuuf is the calcium from the water, when it runs threw the unit and the steam is make the calcuin\m builds up and looks like dark flakes
    by getinjiggywithit1/22/2016
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  • A. So water in general is not pure. Water is the great solvent, meaning they dissolve a lot of things. You can not see it in the water but there is a lot of things dissolved in it. When you steam the water, what is dissolved in the water will not be included in the steam. The black stuff is just the residue, it is not mold or anything. Just clean it out. Also DO NOT USE DISTILLED WATER in a n effort to not have the black residue. Distilled water has no ions and thus there will be no steam created.
    by coolfez881/30/2016
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  • A. its normal. its from the filter. read the manual it came with.
    by An anonymous customer1/19/2016
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  • A. Mineral impurities. There is no filter in these units.
    by WalmartGroupE1/25/2016
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  • A. Nothing to worry over. It is the particles from the dirt and stuff in the air. If your using it often just rinse and change out the water after each use.To clean it you just set the middle part in a tupperware with some vinegar and water to soak for about ten minutes. Rinse with water and tap out the gunk the best you can. The bottom part you just rinse with some water and then dry. Put it up and it will be ready to go for the next flu season. Remember you wont always get all the gunk but its okay it wont harm you
    by sbbbwb1/7/2016
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  • A. Minerals in the water. As instructions state, this is harmless and easily cleaned.
    by MarshaW6212/21/2015
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  • A. Depends on the hardness of your water. Try a pinch or two. If you don't get steam, add more a pinch at a time until you get the steam you want. But note, it could take 10-15 minutes between additions for the results to show. It's a pain but you only have to do this trial and error process once and maybe not at all depending on your water.
    by jgo124712/22/2015
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  • A. Absolutely do NOT add water to the unit. The manufacturer specifically states NOT to use salt OR softened water (because of the salt-content in salt water). This is because the salt lowers the boiling point. (Ever salt your water on the stove to get it to boil sooner/quicker?) If you use salt or softened water, the water will BOIL too easily/quickly and instead of the quiet sound the unit typically makes, you may now hear the sound of BOILING WATER. The unit is controlled to NOT give off too much steam at a time...it's a safety feature. Regular tap water (UN-softened) is ideal.
    by tmohr941/31/2016
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  • A. The instructions make recommendations as to the salt but it depends on your water. If you have hard water you may not need salt. If your water is pretty normal, you will probably only need a pinch. Just adjust the amount until you have nice steam coming out.
    by kaic1/7/2016
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  • A. Follow the directions that come with it.
    by MC222MC1/22/2016
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  • A. just a pinch of salt will work, the more salt you add the more steam you will see it make
    by getinjiggywithit12/13/2015
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  • A. Start with a little and then see. The reason for the salt is because your water may not have enough ions. DO NOT USE DISTILLED WATER. Basically how this works is there are two probes in the vaporizer that conduct a electric charge. However, in order for the charge to run, they have to go through a medium ( like electricity running through a wire). If the water has no ions, then there is no medium.
    by coolfez8812/21/2015
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  • A. I'd try a pinch of baking soda instead of salt. Start with a pinch, if it's not working in a few minutes, add another pinch until it works. The amount you need depends on the harness of your water.
    by catladypa12/13/2015
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  • A. one of eight of a big spoon
    by pibesimon1/27/2016
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  • A. The direction tells u to put 1 to 2 pinches of salt but i only had to do this the very first time i used it.
    by chanw1/7/2016
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Supplier Warranty: This vaporizer is warranted against defective materials and workmanship. See carton for warranty period. Any defective part will be replaced at no charge if it has not been tampered with and appliance has been used according to our printed directions. Warranty gives you specific legal rights; you may have other rights which vary from state to state. If you experience unsatisfactory operations, first follow Troubleshooting and Care and Cleaning instructions. If the unit still does not operate satisfactorily, call Consumer Relations Department at 1-800-477-0457 or write to Kaz, Inc., Consumer Relations Department, 250 Turnpike Rd., Southborough, MA 01772, explaining just how the vaporizer is operating. Specify model number. Our consumer service representative will provide further instructions on how to correct the trouble yourself, or will ask you to return the steam unit for repair or replacement.
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