Honeywell HCM-6009 QuietCare Cool Mist Console Humidifier Quick Review

One of the best evaporative console humidifiers to cover an entire room. Honeywell HCM-6009 QuietCare Cool Mist is perfect for those that need heavy-duty humidification. It has all the necessary features you ever need including the excellent Protec Pure Cool Moisture System. An air moisturizing method that will also capture particles like dust, pollen, dirt, and hinder the growth of bacteria and mold. At a very reasonable price point, is this the one and only humidifier you ever need? Find out in our Honeywell HCM-6009 below.
online price (US)**
±149.95 $$$/ 7

(annual filter cost ±96-192)

** MRSP (Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price)/ RSP (Retail selling price) is accurate at the time of posting.
^ Annual filter cost is calculated based on filter price and 12 hours of usage. Pricing could vary depending on air quality, usage frequency, and speed.
` The indicated online price guides as follows: $ = under $50, $$ = $50-100, $$$ = $101-200, $$$$ = 201-300, $$$$$ = $301-400, $$$$$$ = 401-500, $$$$$$$ = over $500.

Honeywell HCM-6009 Specification

ProductHoneywell HCM-6009
17.5 x 13 x 21 in
(44.5 x 33 x 53.3 cm)
Weight21 lb (9.5 kg)
Coverage (up to)2300 sq. ft. (214 m2)
Airflow speed
Capacity9 gallon (72 pints)
Duration per charge24 hours
Water tank3 gallon (24 pints)
Noise level
Power consumption<80 watt
Timer/ Scheduler
FilterHoneywell Replacement Wicking Filter E (3 Pack) - 15.99
Refill method Top Fill
Digital display
Humidity display
Essential Oil Compatible
Auto shut off
Auto mode
More color options
Filter/ Water empty indicator
Wi-Fi/ BTBluetooth
Remote control
Child lock
Warranty3 years
Email/ Phone support

Key Features

  • 3 output speeds (Low, Medium, High)
  • Evaporative Cool Moisture humidification technology
  • 2 water tanks with 1.5 gallons each (total 3 gallons)
  • Protec Antimicrobial wicking filter with Protec Cleaning Cartridge
  • Advanced Mist Humidistat (automatic humidity adjustment)
  • QuietCare Technology - 30% quieter than other console humidifiers
  • Automatic Shut-Off with 'Humidity Reached' and 'Tank Empty' indicator lights
  • Energy Efficient - Less than an 80 watt light bulb energy
  • Caster wheels
  • 3 years limited warranty

Design And Usability


  • Powerful cool moisture technology that can cover 1900 to 2300 square feet of room space.
  • Advanced Mist Humidistat that will automatically turn the humidifier on and off to maintain the preferred humidity level.
  • 24-hour operation supported by the 3-gallons dual water tank.
  • Very easy to clean and refill thanks to the large opening and evaporative mode (Less mineral dust buildup).
  • Protec Antimicrobial wicking filter that blocks large particles and inhibits up to 99.99% of mold growth on the filter.
  • 3 years Honeywell warranty.


  • Dated dial knob controls with no digital display to tell the current humidity level.
  • Wicking filters require constant replacing or else it will be moldy and smelly.
  • The inclusion of aromatherapy equivalent feature and timer would be nice.
Honeywell HCM-6009 QuietCare Cool Mist Console Humidifier

Max Fernandez

A humidifier distributor with more than 11 years of experience in the field, Max Fernandez is no stranger to the moisture-capturing machine. You can catch him here reviewing humidifiers and preaching on the importance of perfect humidity.

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