The Melody is a great option for those on a tight budget. You will get the same superior ultrawater filtration as with our other ionizers. Filtration is what makes all the difference when it comes to ionization. Removing toxic chemicals before the ionization process is a must. We are unmatched when it comes to being in the know when it comes to clean water and how those chemicals can impact your health over time. You are what you drink and your body will thank you when you drink our UltraWater, pure clean water full of health giving minerals.