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CAFRAMO 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, White 593392 747DC-WCS
In stock online.

$54.99

Two-Speed Compact 12V DC Fan, Black 9387564 747DCBCS
In stock online.

$54.99

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

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CaframoTwo-Speed Compact 12V DC Fan
 
4.1

(based on 29 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Compact (14)
  • Adjustable (9)
  • Good power output (9)
  • Quiet (9)
  • Lightweight (7)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Boating / sailing (5)
  • Small rooms (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Quality oriented (10), Budget shopper (5), Casual/ recreational (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (15)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Absolutely awesome little ...

Absolutely awesome little fan that kicks butt even in the Texas heat. Also has finger safe blades which have been very successfully tested by my 3 and 1 year old children. I tried all...Read complete review

Absolutely awesome little fan that kicks butt even in the Texas heat. Also has finger safe blades which have been very successfully tested by my 3 and 1 year old children. I tried all of the other listed fans and liked this one best so we bought 3 for our sailboat cabin.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Brand new fan with an unbalanced blade!

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...Read complete review

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.

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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
       
      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
         
        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
           
          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
             
            1.0

            waste of money

            By sailor

            from florida

            About Me Quality Oriented

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  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
                   
                  2.0

                  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

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Good fan, suction cup is worthless

                    By Bill Frug

                    from Gulf Coast

                    About Me Value Oriented

                    Pros

                    • Adjustable
                    • Powerful
                    • Quiet

                    Cons

                    • Easy to knock over
                    • Poor switch placement
                    • Suction cup does not work
                    • Unstable

                    Best Uses

                    • Permanent mount

                    Comments about Two Speed Compact 12V DC Fan:

                    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.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Good units but...

                    By s/v Pacific Raven

                    from Pacific Mexico

                    About Me Quality Oriented

                    Pros

                    • Adjustable
                    • Durable
                    • Lightweight
                    • Powerful
                    • Quiet

                    Cons

                    • New suction mount faulty

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Two Speed Compact 12V DC Fan:

                      Have 6 of these onboard, great fans, but the new ones come with a suction cup that is much too stiff to use. The older ones had a great suction cup (black) that would hold on any smooth surface. If you use the included permanent mount or optional clamps then fine but the new suction mounts are useless

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