@Num1Zero, you can always stick some cards on the cage like some of us stuck cards around our bicycle wheels just to make a weird noise. That’ll provide plenty of loud sound so you can sleep like a baby.
@Lynnerizer Because they really circulate the air very well. The 5 year warranty. Made in USA (of US and imported parts) The proof is in the cat hair. I also bought one of their Whole Room Vortex Heaters here end of 2016. Excellent heat distribution and circulation,and still works perfectly. Their products are not cheap,but a great example of getting what you pay for. Maybe we will see a Vornado product here near the end of summer.
@detailer@Lynnerizer I bought two Vornado heat fans at Bed Bath Beyond, using their 20% off coupon - so not too costly. They are quiet and quick to supplement heat my 800 square foot Dance Studio, which otherwise takes too long in the winter with just the thermostat heater. Now I discovered they have a “Fan Only” button, so I’m using them in the summer too to spread the air-conditioned air.
@1DisabledWarVet Look at it again. The quoted text was (Adjustable Height: 3.6’ - 3.93’) or, 43.2 inches - 47.16 inches. This time marked with parenthesis instead of quotes. I hope you are taller that even that.
@thevorlon, ok, my bad! I do not bode well after 3:30ish AM on any subject, no matter how wasted, or sleepy I be!! BTW, they removed those freaking parentheses just ta make us look dumber than we are! Anyway, irregardless, I’m is ah fn kollege stewdint! ,
@mellowirishgent No mention of “chargeable”. Just DC, which implies rhat there is a power brick - but the “what’s included” doesn’t mention one. I’m guessing that the power brick is internal. If it were cordless, the battery and charger would run the price up a bunch.
I’m more interested in smart plug compatibility; if the speed control electronically defaults to ‘off’ when the power is connected, then it’s not.
@mellowirishgent@werehatrack yeah, not sure it makes sense to put a “brushless DC motor” in a device that plugs into the wall. That would require converting the AC to DC, then back to pulsed power. Not very efficient. Seems more likely to be a regular AC motor (which are brushless by default).
@patentdude Taotronics got booted from AMZ because of fake reviews, but some of their stuff is apparently fairly decent. If they had played nice, they’d probably still be around there, and most likely have a reasonable reputation. Amazon certainly has tons of shady types shipping loads of crap everyday, despite mixed reviews.
The kitchen at our (nonprofit) camp for kids with type 1 diabetes is about 308 kelvins by July. Sure we have fans but never enough. I’m in for two. Feeling charitable? Camp Nejeda 910 Saddleback Rd Stillwater NJ 07875
Well crap. Totally spaced it out. Of course I was a bit distracted because my wife called after she drove 2 and 1/2 hours to Atlanta and forgot her wallet, which she will need tomorrow when she flies out of the Atlanta airport. Plus she has to have her credit card to pick up her rental car when she gets to Spokane. Guess I’m driving to Atlanta tonight… Enjoy your fan!
That’s what husbands do… right??
Ended up making a 250 plus mile round trip (total), meeting at a gas station a little south of Atlanta. Then got home around 23:00. She is currently on the plane flying to her Master’s residency program for a week in Idaho. All is well …
I got mine today. Trying to put it together, but the blade nut was already screwed on without the blade. I need to get it off to put the blade on, but it won’t budge! Anyone else have this problem? Any solutions?
@salcedo Do you have any friends who have an impact wrench? If you were near me, I could have it off in seconds. Otherwise, see if the shaft has flats that will let you immobilize it with an adjustable wrench.
@salcedo@werehatrack That threw me at first, too. I also had a small screwdiver to remove the tiny one in order to attach the blade covers. It wasn’t budging otherwise. The material does seem somewhat flimsy as someone mentioned, but the fan has plenty of power for my needs and it is super quiet.
@salcedo@werehatrack The instructions that come with it show the direction of all the screw parts. That being said, I put mine together easily and used it last night. Super quiet but was a little wobbly. This morning I saw why - the washer for the stand was still sitting on my kitchen counter! Took the bottom part off, put it back with the washer, problem solved.
Put it together quickly.
Incredibly the bugs outside are louder than the fan 10 feet away from me on speed 9.
Nice air movement.
Turn it up to turbo for that traditional fan sound and a blast of air movement.
Attn: Anyone still wanting one of these fans and wants to order from the Taotronics.com web site.
I finally decided to register mine. I went to their site and clicked on their Register button and it was an inactive link.
When I tried the orangeish circular logo bottom left for FAQs, I got this popup:
There is no need to manually register your product. All products purchased from authorized sellers come with a default warranty according to our warranty policy.
If you need warranty service, please provide us with your order number and a description of the issue you are facing.
For the inconvenience, here is a 30% discount coupon for you: RICO30
Automated • 9:18 PM
They also have a random try-your-luck discount available for giving them your email address, which might be better – I didn’t try it to find out how much.