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Two-Speed Compact 12V DC Fan

Quiet and compact, this fan provides air flow equal to much larger units, yet it draws a minuscule 0.5A. The two-speed motor creates minimal electronic interference so you can safely mount this fan on the bridge or at the nav station. It comes with a screw-down mount and also includes a suction cup mount so you can move it about your boat. An optional clothespin-style mount allows additional mounting versatility. Includes a 6' cord with cigarette-lighter-style plug.

  • Draw: High: 0.55A/Low: 0.36A
  • Capacity: 270cu.ft./min.
  • CFM: 200
  • Blade: Soft plastic
  • Safety Features: FingerSafe™ blades
  • Dimensions: 7-1/2"H x 4"W x 3-3/4"D
  • Power Lead: Cigarette-lighter-style connector
  • Material: Polyethylene
  • Warranty: One year

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Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Two-Speed Compact 12V DC Fan, Black 9387564 747DCBCS
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$54.99

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Two-Speed Compact 12V DC Fan, White 593392 747DCWCS
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$54.99

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Product Description

Quiet and compact, this fan provides air flow equal to much larger units, yet it draws a minuscule 0.5A. The two-speed motor creates minimal electronic interference so you can safely mount this fan on the bridge or at the nav station. It comes with a screw-down mount and also includes a suction cup mount so you can move it about your boat. An optional clothespin-style mount allows additional mounting versatility. Includes a 6' cord with cigarette-lighter-style plug.

  • Draw: High: 0.55A/Low: 0.36A
  • Capacity: 270cu.ft./min.
  • CFM: 200
  • Blade: Soft plastic
  • Safety Features: FingerSafe™ blades
  • Dimensions: 7-1/2"H x 4"W x 3-3/4"D
  • Power Lead: Cigarette-lighter-style connector
  • Material: Polyethylene
  • Warranty: One year

Product Information

User Manual

 

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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CaframoTwo-Speed Compact 12V DC Fan
 
4.2

(based on 31 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Compact (15)
  • Quiet (10)
  • Adjustable (9)
  • Good power output (9)
  • Easy to use (7)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Boating / sailing (6)
  • Small rooms (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Quality oriented (10), Budget shopper (5), Casual/ recreational (4)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (15)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (6)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Good fan, suction cup is worthless

The fan output is acceptable, and the noise is minimal. Suction cup base does not work, causing the fan to be easily knocked over. When it falls over the motor continues to turn...Read complete review

The fan output is acceptable, and the noise is minimal. Suction cup base does not work, causing the fan to be easily knocked over. When it falls over the motor continues to turn inside the fan hub liquifying the plastic, but put it back together quickly and the plastic hardens around the spindle, and all is well again. Best to use permanent mount. I would recommend with caveats.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not happy with the newer model

We have used 4 of these fans in our sailboat in Baja California for a number of years. They are lifesavers. However, we recently bought 4 more for our camper. Noticed that the...Read complete review

We have used 4 of these fans in our sailboat in Baja California for a number of years. They are lifesavers. However, we recently bought 4 more for our camper. Noticed that the new ones have an improved base design. However, of the 3 we've installed, every one of them has shut down for no apparent reason at one time or another. They act as if they're overheating because we can start them back up once they've sat for awhile. Yes, it's gotten hot in the camper but no where near as hot as the boat. We're pretty unhappy as, when it's hot is when we need them.

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4.0

Love this little fan.

By Mike

from Sailing the waters somewhere

About Me Advanced

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Compact Design
  • Easy To Use
  • Fairly quiet on low setting
  • Safe

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Boating

    Comments about Two-Speed Compact 12V DC Fan:

    We are full-time cruisers who use this as our primary cabin fan. It runs and runs on the lower setting which moves plenty of air. Wish we could afford another one to replace the noisy, worthless, cheap fan in the v-berth.

    Service and delivery comments:

    Bought in store.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Great little fan

    By Sailors Have More Fun

    from Angra dos Reis, Brazil

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Pros

    • Compact Design
    • Easy To Use
    • Quiet

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Boating

      Comments about Two-Speed Compact 12V DC Fan:

      Great fan, moves a lot of air quietly. Lack of guard grill is not an issue. Great value for money.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Excellent quiet and moves a lot of air.

      By Hoags

      from Soldotna, Alaska.

      About Me Advanced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Two-Speed Compact 12V DC Fan:

          I used this in my Ranger 6x6 with full cab to move air and keep windows free of moisture. It worked fine when a little heat was added in the cab.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          4.0

          portable and efficient

          By old salt

          from Rochester

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact Design
          • Easy Storage
          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Boating

            Comments about Two-Speed Compact 12V DC Fan:

            I have two of these now, bought one of these many years ago, it moves a lot of air. I have not used the hard mount, I use the suction cup. A must have for hot weather. the new fan seems to have a better plug on it for the cig lighter. the older fan plug shorted out. I replaced it and works fine. These are a little noisey when used on high setting but I suppose all fans are. In my opinion, they are a little pricey at West Marine,
            paid aroud fifty dollars for it.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            fan

            By fcap

            from south carolina

            About Me Professional

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact Design
            • Easy To Use
            • Safe

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Boating

              Comments about Two-Speed Compact 12V DC Fan:

              Quiet

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              two speed fan

              By Taliwacker

              from Florida

              About Me Casual/ Recreational

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Compact Design
              • Easy Storage
              • Easy To Use
              • Safe

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Boating

                Comments about Two-Speed Compact 12V DC Fan:

                great for a hot day

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                3.0

                Backwards

                By Cat318

                from Sarasota FL

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Compact Design
                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Boating

                  Comments about Two-Speed Compact 12V DC Fan:

                  Worked great in store, so I purchased one.
                  Only when I hooked it up, the fan spun in reverse.
                  Have to bring back

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  waste of money

                  By sailor

                  from florida

                  About Me Quality Oriented

                  Comments about Caframo Two-Speed Compact 12V DC Fan:

                  these fans are rubbish.i bought 3 of them 4 and a half months ago.i have just mounted the 3rd one to replace the previous 2 in the same mount.they start throwing out black powder within weeks and gradually get noisier to an unbearable point.solar is so cheap now, better to buy more solar and run 220/110 fans.only good point is they chew 0.3 of an amp.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  2.0

                  Not happy with the newer model

                  By Siempre Sabado

                  from San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico

                  Pros

                  • Adjustable
                  • Compact Design
                  • Lightweight
                  • Powerful
                  • Stable Base

                  Cons

                  • Unexplained Shutdowns

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Two-Speed Compact 12V DC Fan:

                    We have used 4 of these fans in our sailboat in Baja California for a number of years. They are lifesavers. However, we recently bought 4 more for our camper. Noticed that the new ones have an improved base design. However, of the 3 we've installed, every one of them has shut down for no apparent reason at one time or another. They act as if they're overheating because we can start them back up once they've sat for awhile. Yes, it's gotten hot in the camper but no where near as hot as the boat. We're pretty unhappy as, when it's hot is when we need them.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    3.0

                    Brand new fan with an unbalanced blade!

                    By Don on Klondike

                    from Santa Cruz

                    About Me Quality Oriented

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Compact Design
                    • Stable Base

                    Cons

                    • Loud
                    • Unstable

                    Best Uses

                    • Small Rooms

                    Comments about Two-Speed Compact 12V DC Fan:

                    For all the time that Caframo has been making these fans, you would think that they would have their quality under control. Yet the brand new fan I bought has an unbalanced blade with the attendant shakes and rattles.\

                    OTOH, I do like the new fixed mounting system better.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal

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