So I've decided to take back the air cleaner Santa brought. Went through the effort to install it, ran it but damn thing wouldn't shut down! Gods have spoken. No biggee.
Anyway, trying to decide between the CX401 or the CX400
The CX401 is a two stage, but low CFM, 763cfm I believe, is 110v but can be switched to 220v. The CX400 is a single stage, 1700cfm, 220v. I know these aren't "real" cfm figures, marketing.
It seems most people are fans of the "cyclones" hence the CX401 but the CX400 has more cfm and a cyclone could be added but here's the twist. Both are on sale right now, $550 for the CX400 but for $600 I can have the two stage but lower cfm.
Right now I need portability (working out of half a two car garage), I have a 220v outlet but limited 110v and plan on using one tool at a time, i.e. TS, planer, jointer.
So would the two stage but lower cfm be "good" enough or should I spend more in the long run for the CX400 ($550 plus whatever a separate cyclone costs?)
Or should I really save the money and pickup a used 1hp for $100?