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Battery-Powered Crew Fans

Enjoy up to 300 hours of cooling from this folding portable fan. Variable speed settings make it easy to adjust the output to suit your needs. FingerSafe™ blades.

  • Battery Type: 4 “D” cells (sold separately)
  • Capacity: 70–185cu. ft./min.
  • Blade: Soft plastic
  • Safety Features: FingerSafe™ blades
  • Dimensions: Folded: 5-1/4"L x 5-1/4"W x 2-1/2"D
  • Material: Plastic
  • Warranty: One year
Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Battery-Powered Crew Fan, Black 4543641 737DXBCS
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$19.99

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Battery-Powered Crew Fan, White 1844851 737DXWCS
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$19.99

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Enjoy up to 300 hours of cooling from this folding portable fan. Variable speed settings make it easy to adjust the output to suit your needs. FingerSafe™ blades.

  • Battery Type: 4 “D” cells (sold separately)
  • Capacity: 70–185cu. ft./min.
  • Blade: Soft plastic
  • Safety Features: FingerSafe™ blades
  • Dimensions: Folded: 5-1/4"L x 5-1/4"W x 2-1/2"D
  • Material: Plastic
  • Warranty: One year

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CaframoBattery-Powered Crew Fans
 
4.1

(based on 20 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Stable base (12)
  • Adjustable (11)
  • Quiet (11)
  • Compact (10)
  • Durable (10)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Travel (10)
  • Small rooms (8)
  • Daily use (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Quality oriented (12), Casual/ recreational (4)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (11)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

The best on-board fan you could have

These fans are great little powerhouses -- and seem to run forever on 4 D batteries. A must have in any boat's cabin.

These fans are great little powerhouses -- and seem to run forever on 4 D batteries. A must have in any boat's cabin.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

You need the adapter

We use this fan on our boat and as cruisers who live on the boat all summer, you need to have the adapter and plug it into power for it to run all night....Read complete review

We use this fan on our boat and as cruisers who live on the boat all summer, you need to have the adapter and plug it into power for it to run all night. We just bought ours in June 2016 and it only runs for 27 minutes and then stops when run on battery power alone. If you like to anchor or want to use it without plugging it in, then don't count on it running all night. Having said all this, it is a quiet little fan, but not one to choose for staying at anchor.

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1.0

I would NOT buy this fan agai!

By Bob

from Bothell, WA

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Unstable

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Kitchen

    Comments about Battery-Powered Crew Fans:

    While I appreciate the outstanding service from West Marine, I'm not impressed with the fan!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    2.0

    You need the adapter

    By Sandy

    from Toronto

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Pros

    • Functional
    • Installs Easily
    • Space Efficient
    • Stable
    • Visually Appealing

    Cons

    • Impractical

    Best Uses

    • Cabin Decor
    • Daily Use

    Comments about Battery-Powered Crew Fans:

    We use this fan on our boat and as cruisers who live on the boat all summer, you need to have the adapter and plug it into power for it to run all night. We just bought ours in June 2016 and it only runs for 27 minutes and then stops when run on battery power alone. If you like to anchor or want to use it without plugging it in, then don't count on it running all night. Having said all this, it is a quiet little fan, but not one to choose for staying at anchor.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Keep my First Mate happy in hot weather

    By Racer

    from Portland, OR

    About Me Advanced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Functional
    • Installs Easily
    • Space Efficient
    • Stable
    • These fans replace 20 yr+ almost identical fans.
    • Visually Appealing

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Battery-Powered Crew Fans:

      We use the fan for portable individual cooling in bunk areas, galley and to keep an Aladdin lamp cool in cold weather.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      3.0

      Good little fan

      By boatdrinks

      from boston, ma

      About Me Beginner

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Functional
      • Installs Easily
      • Space Efficient

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Cockpit
        • Daily Use
        • Kitchen

        Comments about Battery-Powered Crew Fans:

        Good for small spaces; great fan for nightstand (although it does not drown out noises) or desk, but not much else as it's not very powerful. Fan was recommended by a friend who said their batteries lasted a long time, but that was not the case with mine. Definitely a good little fan for limited uses.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        1.0

        Quality has declined over the past 1 or so

        By John

        from Columbus, Ohio

        About Me Beginner

        Pros

        • Functional
        • Space Efficient

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Battery-Powered Crew Fans:

            The quality of these fans has changed over the last year or so. I have received many where the electrical leads are not soldered correctly and the blade hub just flies off of the unit. Also recently I had one catch fire in the battery compartment. So I hope they make appropriate corrections so that I can have the same reliable fans that I enjoyed 2 years ago.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            4.0

            May have been a bad batch

            By GW

            from Albany

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Functional
            • Space Efficient

            Cons

            • 2 of the units defectiv

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about Battery-Powered Crew Fans:

            Had the first two units returned because of bad switch. It may have been a bad 'batch' from the factory. The last unit had a separate low/off/hi switch.

            Service and delivery comments:

            Delivery was EXCELLENT and timely. West Marine was excellent in exchanging units.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            4.0

            Good little fan

            By BobR

            from Grand Haven, MI

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Installs Easily
            • Space Efficient
            • Stable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Cockpit

              Comments about Battery-Powered Crew Fans:

              Good little fan that I use at my feet on the boat for cooing and keeping the flys away. The base is heavy from the 4 D batteries so the fan stays put!

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              4.0

              a good fan

              By emma

              from USA

              About Me Quality Oriented

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Caframo Battery-Powered Crew Fans:

                  I bought my fan nearly a year ago, and I use it out back at work, it fits nicely on the baler (it's a cardboard baler and there's groves on the door that are wide enough, and it's used as a shelve, the fan fits nicely on the grove.) The fan kept keep me a bit cooler last summer, and I plan on using the fan again for it working in the back rook at store. It moves quite a bit of air on high. The battery life is fairly good, a suggestion, stock up on d batteries ahead of time, or use rechargeable batteries for the fan. Also at home the same fan is great by the computer keeping me cooler, and I don't have to plug in to an outlet. It's portable for work and home. I am glad I bought this fan.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Business

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Keeps you cool when w/o power

                  By Lisa

                  from Seattle, wa

                  About Me Quality Oriented

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Small Rooms
                    • Travel

                    Comments about Battery-Powered Crew Fans:

                    I used this fan on boats when bunk rooms lacked electrical outlets or -a cooling system. These little fans also came in handy during a recent trip to Central America. I stayed in a local families' home and there was no air conditioning. These fans kept me cool in a stuffy room that had no air conditioning nor ventilation....they pack easily for travel as well.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                     
                    5.0

                    amazing fans

                    By faraway

                    from cedar key fl

                    About Me Quality Oriented

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Quiet
                    • Stable Base

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Battery-Powered Crew Fans:

                        none

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal

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