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Best Oscillating Fans

There are different types of fans and when you get set to buy one, you will have to decide which of the different types you want for yourself. However, our focus today is oscillating fans and we want to discuss how to get the best oscillating fan.

What is an oscillating fan?

An oscillating fan is a fan that swings or moves from side to side as it works. This feature allows the air it is circulating to reach a wider section of the room. Different types of fans can have this feature including standing fans, wall mount fans, table fans and more.

Why you may need an oscillating fan?

One of the biggest advantages offered by oscillating fans is the fact that they will cool your room faster. Because they swing from side to side as they circulate air, they are able to cover more ground in a shorter time.

Whether standing, mounted on the wall or placed on a table, the side to side movement of an oscillating fan will circulate air faster which in turn will cool the room faster.

Features to consider when choosing an oscillating fan

To get the best oscillating fan, you will need to know the features that are important to you and those that are not. What may be the best for one may be unsuitable for another. To help you decide which oscillating fan is best for you, we will list and discuss a few features and factors you will need to consider.

Size

Oscillating fans come in different sizes. The first thing you will want to look at is the size of the fan. Bigger fans usually have bigger blades which also mean that they deliver a more powerful airflow.

The size of fan you should go for should be dependent on the size of the room you want it to cool. If you have a small room and you get a big fan, you may just find that you have way too much airflow than you need. If on, the other hand, you get a small fan for a large room, you may find the air flow inadequate to cool the room.

Fan power

By fan power, we are referring to the amount of air an oscillating fan is able to move. This is usually measured in cubic feet per minute (CFM). Just like the issue of size above, the larger the room, the higher the CFM you should go for.

Noise level

This is something that many owners of oscillating fans and other fans have to deal with. Sometimes, you are forced to choose between a noisy fan that delivers powerful airflow and a quiet one that delivers little air flow. It’s almost like you cannot have a quiet but powerful fan.

With increasing technological breakthroughs, many manufacturers are now achieving powerful airflow with minimal noise. Look out for this. The noise level of a fan is usually given in decibels (dB). The lower the decibel, the quieter the fan will be.

Speed control

The speed control offered by an oscillating fan determines how finely you can determine the amount of air that is circulated. A 3-speed regulator gives you only three-speed options while a 4-speed regulator gives you four options. The more options you have, the better you can fine-tune the amount of air flow you get.

Timer

This is a feature that can come in very handy in a number of cases. With a timer, you can set the fan to go off after some time has elapsed. Some people do not want to sleep through the night with the fan on. Setting the timer will mean you do not need to wake up at night to turn it off.

Having a timer also helps save you energy costs. The ability to set it to turn off after a while reduces the chances of you leaving the fan on for hours even when you do not need it, running up your energy bills.

Adjustability

How adjustable an oscillating fan is can affect its ease of use. Many of them are adjustable for height. You should check the range. Some others have adjustable heads so you can position them to blow up or down or at a certain angle. The more options you have for adjustment, the more you can customize the fan to meet your requirements.

Remote control

This is no doubt a convenient addition to any oscillating fan. While checking for remote controls, also check for how many of the fan’s functions can be controlled with the remote control. Some remote controls can only put the fan on and off and also select the speed while some others can do all of that and still control the oscillation – stopping or starting it, setting the timer etc.

You, of course, will be better off with a remote control that can be used to control most of the functions of the fan.

Assembly

This is the first thing you will need to do when you get your new oscillating fan. How easy it is to assemble is a major consideration point. While most claim to be easy to assemble, some are easier to assemble than others. The ones that are easiest to assemble are usually those that require no tools for assembly. Look out for this unless you are a technical person who can handle a little bit of technical stuff.

Material

The material an oscillating fan is made of will, to a large extent, determine how durable it will be. Most oscillating fans are made of plastic and some metals. Some are made entirely of plastic. Take note of the material used for whichever one you want to go for and be sure it is strong enough to last you a long while.

The few points listed above should be properly considered before and during your search for an oscillating fan. With these in mind, you can look at each product and carefully examine it to know if it will meet your requirements.

To help you get started very quickly, we have chosen 10 oscillating fans which we have reviewed here for you. Simply go through them, look at their features and you should find the exact oscillating fan you need.

 

1. Rowenta Turbo Silence Oscillating Fan

Specifications

  • Manufacturer: Rowenta
  • Weight: 19 pounds
  • Dimension: 18 x 18 x 54 inches
  • Modes: 4-speed
  • Other features: It has adjustable height with a stable base and a handle for easy carrying

Review

When Robert Weintraud founded Rowenta in 1909, he had no idea that the company will one day become the global giant it is today. Saying that Rowenta has made a name for itself is putting it very lightly. The brand Rowenta has become synonymous with high-quality products. It is a brand that represents the best of German reliability. With products that cover a wide range of home cleaning, comfort, and maintenance needs among others, the brand has managed to satisfy the demands of the most critical of customers. With designs that are well thought out, cutting-edge technology and the best of user-friendliness, Rowenta is marching on strongly in its bid to continue to offer to its numerous customers’ products that offer the best at all times.

The Rowenta VU5551 Turbo Silence Oscillating 16-Inch Stand Fan is a powerful but very quiet fan offered by Rowenta. This fan is powerful enough to move air for about 1695 cubic feet each minute. This is more air movement than most will need.

Given its immense power, it is surprisingly very quiet in its operation. Its lowest noise is put at about 40 decibels while its highest noise is about 57 decibels. Guess what, this is the same as the noise levels you will get in a library. Really quiet, right?

To achieve this level of quiet operation, this standing oscillating fan from Rowenta uses 5 specially designed blades that cut through the air very powerfully but very quietly too. This adds to the overall quietness of the fan.

This quiet oscillating fan offers a lot of conveniences. First, it is adjustable. You can set it to any height from 42 inches to a maximum of 54 inches. This will allow you set it to the height at which you can get optimal delivery of air. Aside from this, the head is also very adjustable. As an oscillating fan, the head can turn up to 90 degrees in every direction.

It can turn up, down, left or right up to 90 degrees on all sides. You also have the option of setting it to a stationary position for direct flow. You also do not have to have the full 1695 cubic feet air movement every time. You can get this highest speed when you choose the turbo-speed option. Alternatively, you can choose 3 other slower speed options. This gives you a total of 4-speed options to choose from. It gets even better. You can control this fan with the included remote control. No need to walk to the fan every time you need to change a setting. Just pick up the remote control and from the comfort of your seat, take control of it.

Advantages

  • It can move air up to 1695 cubic feet per minute which is more than most will require
  • It is powerful but works very quietly
  • It has 4-speed options including a turbo speed option for easy selection of the amount of air moved
  • It includes a remote control for easy and convenient control
  • It is very easy to assemble

Disadvantages

  • It does not have a timer

 

2. Lasko Cyclone Pedestal Fan

Specifications

  • Manufacturer: Lasko
  • Material: Plastic
  • Color: Black
  • Weight: 9.8 pounds
  • Dimension: 20.5 x 20.5 x 54 inches
  • Modes: 3-speed settings
  • Other features: It requires no tool for assembly, features a programmable timer and comes with a remote control

Review

Lasko is a brand that flows with the needs of its customers. The brand started in 1906 as a manufacturer of metal products. As the world around it changed and the needs of the people with it, the brand made adjustments to accommodate these changing needs. Thus was added the production of home appliances such as fans and heaters. These home appliances have become the mainstay of this brand with the addition of other products such as humidifiers, purifiers and more.

Over 100 years later, the brand has continued to grow stronger and is today an international brand and a market leader in the supply of low profile heaters, fans, ceramic heaters and more.

The Lasko 1843 18″ Remote Control Cyclone Pedestal Fan is a simple but efficient piece of work from the brand. It embodies the simplicity and efficiency of Lasko fans. This 18 inches Lasko oscillating fan has the capacity to quickly cool your room. It also adds the convenience of giving you the option of choosing the speed that suits your need from the 3-speed setting. Its operation is efficient and very quiet so you can enjoy the coolness without any accompanying noise.

As it oscillates, it covers a wide area, increasing its cooling efficiency. If you do not want it to oscillate, you can use the tilt back function to achieve a more directional air flow. To also help you optimally position the fan, you can adjust its height to up to 54 inches. A combination of all of the above offers a highly customizable and efficient fan.

With the included fully functional remote control, you can sit back and take charge of most functions on the fan. This is a highly efficient fan that makes using it very easily from its assembly (which is very straightforward and requires no tools) to its controls. You also have the benefit of a programmable timer which allows you program it for 1, 2 or 4 hours.

Every Lasko fan comes with a protection feature that protects the fan from electrical faults that can damage it. This is achieved by way of a fuse that immediately cuts off the power supply to the fan once any damaging current is noticed. This ensures your fan is not suddenly damaged by electrical surges or any other faults.

Lasko has always been concerned about the ease of use of its products and convenience of its customers and this is once again shown in the features offered by this fan. Get one today and enjoy the best offered by Lasko.

Advantages

  • It is easy to assemble, requiring no tools
  • It has a 3-speed option for selecting the most appropriate speed at any time
  • It comes with a fully functional remote control for easy and convenient operations
  • It has a programmable timer for more efficient usage
  • It has a fused safety plug that protects it against electrical faults that can damage it

Disadvantages

  • Since it is made of plastic, there may be some issues with durability and stability

 

3. Costway Dual Blade Oscillating Fan

Specifications

  • Manufacturer: Costway
  • Weight: 12 pounds
  • Dimension: 17” X 16” X 53′
  • Modes: 3 modes
  • Other features: It features a double blade design, an electronic timer and a remote control for easy operation

Review

Having been in operation for just about a decade, Costway is proud to be a retail outlet that many have come to depend on for top quality and affordable products. Costway offers a wide range of products from hardware equipment for all kinds of projects to home appliances and garden items. Costway is much more than just a retail store. It not only spends considerable efforts searching for the best products for its customers, it also invests funds in the research and development of new products. With a combination of contacts around the world that source and deliver the best of products to Costway and the brand’s in-house R&D program that churns out new products, there is hardly anything its customers need that cannot be supplied by Costway and affordable too. No wonder its motto is “cost less all the way”.

The Costway 16″ Adjustable Pedestal Fan is one of the great products from the brand. Its uniquely designed double blade system combines large and small blades to deliver a fuller air-flow that is very satisfying. With 3 large blades and 3 smaller blades, you have a total of 6 blades working to efficiently cool your space.

To further increase the cooling process, you can choose to have it oscillate from side to side, increasing its coverage area. If, however, you prefer a more directional air flow, you can set it to a stationary position. It’s all under your control.

You also have the options of 3-speeds and 3 modes. You can choose any mode – normal, nature or sleep, depending on your needs. You also have a timer option that allows you set the fan to run for anywhere from 30 minutes to about 7 hours 30 minutes. This helps conserve energy so your fan does not keep working even when no one is around.

Costway is always interested in the comfort and convenience of its customers so it goes out of its way to make its products very user-friendly. This Costway 16″ Adjustable Pedestal Fan comes with a remote control with which you can control almost every aspect of its operations.

You can power it on and off with the remote control. You can also select the speed and mode, activate and deactivate oscillation and also set the timer. The only thing the remote cannot do for now is help with the assembly of the fan which, by the way, is a very easy process.

This is an oscillating or rotating fan that is great for home or office use. If you want a combination of efficiency and affordability then go for this fan.

Advantages

  • It has a double blade design that increases airflow efficiency
  • It is easy to assemble and includes a video guide
  • It comes with a fully functional remote control that can be used for almost all the fan’s operations
  • It has 3-speed and 3 modes options for a personalized use
  • It has a timer that can be set for between 30 minutes and 7 hours 30 minutes

Disadvantages

  • The fan’s light might be too bright for some, especially at night

 

4. Lasko Remote Control Stand Fan

Specifications

  • Manufacturer: Lasko
  • Material: Plastic
  • Color: White
  • Weight: 8 pounds
  • Dimension: 18 x 15.4 x 46 inches
  • Modes: 3-speed
  • Other features: It is easy to assemble with no tools required, comes with a remote control and has an auto-off timer

Review

Once again it is the brand Lasko and we are reaching into its huge selection of oscillating fans to bring to you another one of its many top quality fans. We have already mentioned that Lasko is attuned to the needs of its customers and so is consistently offering products that meet their exact needs. That we are again looking at a Lasko product shows that the brand is indeed offering customers a lot of quality products.

The product we are looking at now is the Lasko 1646 16 In. Remote Control Stand Fan. Just like other Lasko products, it is designed to simple but efficient. The first thing about this fan is the ease with which it can be assembled. You do not need any tools at all, so anyone can assemble it anywhere.

Once assembled, it offers you a number of options. First, you can adjust the height to suit your space’s need. You can also choose between an oscillating mode or a stationary one. When oscillating, it covers a very wide angle which increases airflow efficiency, making your space get cooler quickly. If you, however, prefer a more directional air flow, you simply switch to the stationary mode and the air flow will be directed in whichever direction you set it to.

Another option the fan offers you is speed. You can choose from any of the 3-speed options. Sometimes you may need a lot more airflow than at other times. Whatever your airflow need at any time, just choose the speed you want and you can enjoy the amount of air flow you desire.

Sometimes you can get very busy, tired or simply forget to turn off the fan. With the auto-off timer feature, you no longer have to worry about accumulating unnecessary energy bills because you forgot to put the fan off. Simply set the timer and forget about it. When the time is up, it will automatically go off.

Now all these wonderful features are easy to control with the included remote control. Sometimes getting off your backside to go make some adjustment on the fan can be a pain. You can now afford to bask in your laziness. Simply reach across for the remote control and make the necessary adjustments.

You can enjoy all these features without much noise because this fan operates quietly, making it ideal for any room in your home or even your office.

Advantages

  • It is easy to assemble, requiring no tools
  • It has an adjustable height and you can choose between oscillating and stationary
  • It has a 3-speed option that allows you choose how fast you need it to blow
  • It comes with a remote control that makes operating it from a distance possible
  • It has an auto-off timer feature that allows you set it to go off after a period of time
  • It operates quietly

Disadvantages

  • Some users may be concerned with its durability since it is made almost entirely of plastic

 

5. Lasko Performance Oscillating Pedestal Fan

Specifications

  • Manufacturer: Lasko
  • Material: Plastic
  • Color: White
  • Weight: 8.02 pounds
  • Dimension: 20.5 x 20.5 x 54.5 inches
  • Modes: 3-speed
  • Other features: It is energy efficient, needs no tool for assembly and has a wide height adjustment range

Review

Yes! It is Lasko again and we are proud to be associated with this brand. From the many awesome products, it has on offer we are once again bringing up one for this review.

Under review from Lasko is the 1820 Performance Adjustable Oscillating Pedestal Fan. This is a fan that brings together the best of elegance and performance. This fan does not just provide efficient cooling functions. It also adds to the aesthetics of your space.

Standing at a maximum height of about 54.5 inches with a width of 18 inches, this fan is built to conveniently provide ample cooling for large sized rooms. Let’s look at some of its features one after the other.

First, with its width, it can move more air around. Add to this its oscillating function and you get a super-efficient air moving the machine. You can also decide not to have it oscillating for a more directional air flow. It also has a wide height adjustment range so you can set the height exactly where you want it from 38 inches up to 54.5 inches.

This fan is designed to meet varying cooling needs. With its 3-speed setting, you can choose any of the three speeds for the amount of cooling you require, from slow to mid to highest. More so, as it works, it does so very quietly so that you get to enjoy just increased air flow without any attendant noise.

One thing you will be glad to note especially with increasing energy costs is that this fan is energy efficient. This means some savings on your energy bills. It is also a very safe product to use. To ensure its durability, Lasko added to it (and to every one of its fans) a fused safety plug. What does this do? In the event that there is any electrical fault or anomaly that can cause damage to the fan, the fuse cuts off the power supply to the fan, protecting it from any electrical damage.

The quality of this product has been guaranteed. It was made in the United States with imported parts. Being ETL listed, you can be sure that it has met the safety requirements of the United States.

This fan is very easy to assemble and you do not need any tools for the assembly. In the same vein, it is very easy to clean. If you are looking for the best oscillating fan, you might as well check this out.

Advantages

  • It is elegantly designed
  • It can easily cool very large spaces
  • It offers 3-speed options which all operate very quietly
  • It has a wide height adjustment range – between 38 inches and 54.5 inches
  • It is easy to assemble and no tools are required
  • It is ETL listed so you know it has met American safety standards
  • It has a fused safety plug that protects the fan from damaging electrical faults

Disadvantages

  • It is made largely of plastic which may affect its durability

 

6. Sunpentown Oscillating Standing Fan

Specifications

  • Manufacturer: Sunpentown
  • Color: Lt Blue/White
  • Weight: 12 pounds
  • Dimension: 18 x 12 x 24 inches
  • Modes: 3-speed
  • Other features: It has a 7-hour auto-off timer, a sleep mode and comes with a remote control

Review

Sunpentown (also called SPT Appliances) is a company that offers a wide variety of products ranging from home products to commercial products, energy products, health products and many more. Having been in operation in Keelung, Taiwan since 1985, it has grown to become an international brand with presence in Japan, the United States, and China. With the range of product offered by this brand, every home can find something that will be of great benefit to it.

One very useful product from the brand is the Sunpentown SF-1468 3-Speed Oscillating 14-Inch Standing Fan. This is a somewhat small oscillating fan, measuring 16 inches in width with 14-inch blades and a maximum of 37 inches in height. It is, however, a very efficient fan that can move air about 1024 cubic feet per minute at its lowest speed and about 1695 cubic feet per minute at its fastest speed, which is pretty much more than most users will require.

This is a very functional fan and is very easy to use. You can adjust the height anywhere from 29 inches to a maximum of 37 inches to suit you. You can also set the fan to oscillate, increasing the width of its air circulation or you can choose to have it fixed for a more directional air flow. In addition to all of these adjustment options, the fan’s head is adjustable, allowing you adjust its direction and angle 15 degrees up or down to find the exact angle at which its air circulation is optimal. It’s all under your control.

To further make the fan easy to use, it has a 3-speed option which allows you choose the amount of air circulation you need to suit the need of the hour. It also has a timer function that allows you set it to turn off anytime within a 7-hour time frame. The included remote control adds a new level of convenience that allows you control the fan from the comfort of your bed or seat.

This is not one of those fans you get and you begin to worry about how to assemble. It is very easy to assemble and though it is made in Taiwan, it is ETL certified so you can rest assured that it has been certified safe for use in the United States.

There you have it. If you need a fan that is compact and yet can deliver impressive air circulation then consider getting the Sunpentown SF-1468 3-Speed Oscillating 14-Inch Standing Fan.

Advantages

  • It is easy to assemble
  • It is fully adjustable for height and head angle which offers increased cooling options
  • It has 3-speed modes that allow you choose the amount of airflow you desire
  • It has a 7-hour timer that allows you set when the fan will automatically turn off
  • It can be set to oscillate or to be stationary
  • It comes with a remote control for easy operation

Disadvantages

  • May not be as tall as some may want

 

7. Lasko Adjustable Pedestal Fan

Specifications

  • Manufacturer: Lasko
  • Color: Gray
  • Weight: 10.74 pounds
  • Dimension: 15.38 x 10.74 x 53.38 inches
  • Modes: 3-speed
  • Other features: It is easy to assemble requiring no tools; it’s fully height adjustable and energy efficient

Review

Whenever you see a product from Lasko, know that you are looking at a product backed by over 100 years of experience, innovation and constant delivery of quality. There certainly is a reason why Lasko products have been repeatedly chosen for review from the many brands that also offer oscillating fans. The reason is certainly not farfetched. It is the quality its products offer that stands it apart from many other brands. Our aim is to offer you the best and that is exactly what we are doing.

The next product we are looking at from Lasko is the 2526 16″ Adjustable Pedestal Fan. What exactly is special about this fan? Looking at it you may not really find any obviously special feature. Lasko specializes in offering products that are simple but efficient. That’s what you have with this 16″ Adjustable Pedestal Fan.

When you get this fan, the first thing you will need to do is assemble it. Well, you have no worries there as it is very easy to assemble with no tools required. Just the same way it is easy to assemble is the same way it is easy to clean so you will also have no issues with its maintenance.

The fan promises very efficient airflow delivery. You can control this air flow with the 3-speed option. With this, you can choose the exact amount of air flow you want when you select the speed you want the fan to run on.

You also have a lot of control over how and where the airflow is directed. First, you can set the height you want it to operate from. It can stand anywhere between 37 and 53 inches depending on your needs. You can also choose if you want the fan to oscillate for a wider coverage area or if you want it to work from a stationary position for a more directional air flow.

This is a rotating fan from Lasko that was designed with safety in mind. As with other Lasko fans, this comes with a safety fuse feature that protects the fan against damages arising from electrical faults or power surges. Once any potentially damaging electrical fault is noticed, the fuse cuts off power supply from the fan, protecting it.

This fan is ETL listed and so is certified safe for use in the United States. You can purchase it with confidence.

Advantages

  • It requires no tools for assembly, making it less stressful
  • It offers a wide height adjustment range for more cooling options
  • It is energy efficient and so will save you some money on energy bills
  • It operates quietly and offers 3-speed options that allows you choose how much air flow you want
  • It has a wide oscillation arc for more coverage
  • It is ETL listed, making it safe for use in the United States

Disadvantages

  • It does not have a remote control

 

8. Costway Pedestal Fan

Specifications

  • Manufacturer: Costway
  • Material: Plastic and some metal
  • Color: Grey
  • Weight: 14 pounds
  • Dimension: 20.5 X 16 X 54.5 inches
  • Modes: 3-speed
  • Other features: It has an electronic timer which has a 40 to a 120-minute range and a 90-degree rotation angle

Review

When we looked at the first Costway oscillating fan, we mentioned how the brand puts in time and resources into sourcing top quality products from around the world while also developing new ones through its well-funded research and development program. It is, therefore, no surprise that it offers a wide range of products that are highly efficient and also very affordable. This is and has always been, the prime goal of the brand – delivering quality at affordable prices.

In line with its vision and mission, it offers the Costway 18-Inch Pedestal Fan. This is an impressively built pedestal fan that is not just imposing but has the capacity to cool a large room. Measuring 20.5 X 16 X 54.5 inches in dimension, its blades are long enough to move large amounts of air and its height is high enough to push the air higher and farther.

This is the fan you reserve for the largest space in your home knowing it will cool it comfortably. It conveniently gives you the option of setting it to oscillate, circulating the air over a wider arc or having it working at a stationary position for a more directional air flow. You can also choose to adjust the height to a more suitable one. You can set it at any height from its lowest point to its highest point which is about 54.5 inches.

To further help you set it just right, you can adjust the oscillating head up or down. With a 90-degree rotation angle, you can be sure every inch of your room will be covered.

We know not everyone will need the full force of the air circulation this fan is capable of. To help you choose a more suitable speed, it has a 3-speed option. Try it out and set it to the speed that works best for you and your space per time. You can also set the timer to automatically turn off the fan. This is especially important when you do not want the fan to run through the night or continuously. You can set it to be turned off anywhere from 40 minutes to 120 minutes.

This standing oscillating fan from Costway is a heavy-duty fan for heavy-duty use. If you’re in the market for a fan that is powerful enough to cool a large room, then look no further. Just get this and see how quickly that large room will get cooled.

Advantages

  • It has long blades and can easily cool large rooms
  • It has a 3-speed setting for conveniently choosing your desired speed per time
  • It has a timer that will automatically turn off the fan anytime from 40 minutes to 120 minutes
  • It has a 90-degree rotation angle which ensures wider air circulation
  • It is fully adjustable for height, giving more air circulation options

Disadvantages

  • The included instruction may not be the most helpful

 

9. Lorell Floor Fan

Specifications

  • Manufacturer: Lorell
  • Material: Plastic and some metal
  • Weight: 12.9 pounds
  • Dimension: 29.8 x 4.5 x 22.4 inches
  • Modes: 3-speed
  • Other features: It has a 4-hour timer and comes with a remote control for easy wireless operation

Review

Lorell is a brand committed to the delivery of top quality products that are functional, stylish and also very affordable. Its products are designed to provide solutions in the home or office. With products that range from office furniture, accessories, and equipment to home appliances like heaters, fans, refrigerator and ice makers among others, it seeks to improve the quality of life lived by people everywhere. In the pursuit of its goals, it ensures that its products and production processes are eco-friendly. It also ensures that the products it offers are energy star certified so its numerous customers can enjoy efficiency that puts money back in their pockets.

One of the products from this brand is this oscillating floor fan. The Lorell LLR49251 Floor Fan is a mid-sized fan that will fit well into your home or office. Its blades (which have a span of 16 inches) will move the air powerfully, cooling your room in no time. What’s more, it does this quietly. Its noise level is rated at 50 decibels which is quiet enough given the air it moves.

To help you choose just the right amount of air movement you need at any time, it has a 3-speed mode with which you can set the speed of the blades to achieve the right amount of air movement you want. You can also choose the height you want it at as it works. You can choose to set it at any height between 41 to 48 inches. You can also choose to set it to oscillate so the air circulation covers a wider arc or you can have it work from a stationary position when you prefer a more directional air flow.

Another helpful feature is the timer which allows you set it to automatically turn off anytime within 4 hours.

These features that have been enumerated can be managed from the included remote control. This gives you the convenience of operating the fan from your seat or from your bed. This is particularly very helpful for those times when standing up to do anything is just too much stress.

The fan is made of ABS plastic and some metal parts. It is built solidly and with its base which is round and solid, you can be sure that it is firmly secure even as it works powerfully. It is also ETL certified so you can be assured of its quality.

Advantages

  • It has a remote control for easy operation
  • Its height is adjustable from 41 inches to 48 inches
  • It has a 4-hour timer that allows you set it to turn off after a while
  • It has a 50-decibel noise rating which is quite quiet
  • It offers 3-speed options so you can choose the speed that suits your needs at any time
  • It is ETL certified so it is safe for use in the United States

Disadvantages

  • The remote does not control the oscillation

 

10. Vornado VFAN Pedestal Vintage Fan

Specifications

  • Manufacturer: Vornado
  • Material: Metal
  • Color: Green
  • Weight: 24 pounds
  • Dimension: 15.5 x 18.1 x 55 inches
  • Modes: 3-speed
  • Other features: It has an adjustable height and a metal design that is both lovely and promotes durability

Review

Vornado is the brand that brought a revolutionary innovation to the world of fans. In 1940 when Ralph K. Odor, inventor of the Power Vortex design, met with machine shop owner O.A. Sutton, their mutual interest was aircraft and aircraft equipment. However, by 1945, Richard Ten Eyck, a designer had perfected a fan design that utilized the Power Vortex design. Thus was born an innovation that changed the face of the fan industry for good. Today, Vornado fans offer optimized air circulation in any room, making it a much sought after brand.

The Vornado VFAN Sr. Pedestal Vintage Air Circulator Fan is a typical product of the brand. From its design to its functionality and efficiency, it reflects everything the brand stands for. It is designed after the mold of the original metal design of the pedestal fan from the brand which is both lovely to the eye and also durable in use.

This fan stands at about 42 inches and can be extended to up to 55 inches. It utilizes the vortex technology that has, over the years, set Vornado fans apart from the rest. Working with a pivot head that offers a multi-directional flow of air, this fan will provide complete air circulation in any room it is placed in. That is the miracle of the vortex technology.

Knowing that you will not require the same amount of airflow at every moment, it offers a 3-speed setting that allows you choose from three-speed options to find the airflow that is best for your needs at any time. Interestingly, it works quietly so you do not have to choose between a cool environment and a quiet one. With this, you get both.

One way to know quality products is the type of guarantee that backs it. This brand is so confident of its product that it offers with it a 5-year guarantee. That’s something you can only offer when you know and have confidence in the quality you are offering. This fan meets U.S voltage requirements and has been tested and certified to be safe for use in the United States.

This is could easily be the best oscillating fan you will find in your search for one. With the features listed, this should be your fan of choice if what you are looking for is quality and durability as this fan offers both.

Advantages

  • It uses the patented vortex technology which enhances complete air circulation
  • It has a metal design that is both lovely and gives the fan durability
  • It has a 3-speed option which allows you choose a suitable airflow
  • It has an adjustable height which allows you choose the height that offers you the best airflow

Disadvantages

  • It does not oscillate
  • Adjusting the angle of air flow is a bit awkward as you will need to unscrew the retention screw

 

Conclusion

Looking through the world of oscillating fans has shown us the many options available. Hopefully, this guide and review have helped shed more light on the subject and you can now go right ahead to pick out the oscillating fan that best meets your requirements. We hope you enjoyed reading this as much as we enjoyed bringing it to you.

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