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Sirocco Cabin Fans

Designed for use in compact spaces, this fan’s clever foldaway gimbal mechanism directs its output in any direction, and permits it to fold away flat against the bulkhead when not in use. Three-speed gimbaled design allows the controls to be positioned where you need them. Battery-saving timer feature can be set at 2, 4, 6 and 8 hours. Corrosion-resistant parts and FingerSafe™ blades that stop when touched.

  • Capacity: 240cu. ft./min.
  • CFM: 200
  • Blade: Flexible
  • Safety Features: FingerSafe™ blades
  • Dimensions: 10.5"H x 12"W x 3.5"D
  • Power Lead: Hard wire to house battery
  • Material: Plastic
  • Warranty: Two years

 

Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
24V DC Sirocco Fan, 0.15A High Draw, 0.1A Medium Draw, 0.05A Low Draw, Black 9387549 807CA24BBX
Limited availability.

$129.99

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24V DC Sirocco Fan, 0.15A High Draw, 0.1A Medium Draw, 0.05A Low Draw, White 8634560 807CA24WBX
Limited availability.

$129.99

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12V DC Sirocco Fan, 0.25A High Draw, 0.20A Medium Draw, 0.1A Low Draw, Black 8634552 807CABBX
Limited availability.

$99.99

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12V DC Sirocco Fan, 0.25A High Draw, 0.20A Medium Draw, 0.1A Low Draw, White 6817175 807CAWBX
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$99.99

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Product Description

Designed for use in compact spaces, this fan’s clever foldaway gimbal mechanism directs its output in any direction, and permits it to fold away flat against the bulkhead when not in use. Three-speed gimbaled design allows the controls to be positioned where you need them. Battery-saving timer feature can be set at 2, 4, 6 and 8 hours. Corrosion-resistant parts and FingerSafe™ blades that stop when touched.

  • Capacity: 240cu. ft./min.
  • CFM: 200
  • Blade: Flexible
  • Safety Features: FingerSafe™ blades
  • Dimensions: 10.5"H x 12"W x 3.5"D
  • Power Lead: Hard wire to house battery
  • Material: Plastic
  • Warranty: Two years

 

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3.4

(based on 41 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (8)

60%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Quiet (26)
  • Adjustable (25)
  • Compact (15)
  • Good power output (15)
  • Stable base (11)

Cons

  • Flimsy (5)

Best Uses

  • Small rooms (12)
  • Large boats (4)
  • Sailing (4)
  • Travel (4)
  • Large rooms (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Quality oriented (26), Advanced (6)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (30)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Best Fan Out There - Period!

We now have two of these fans and love them. They are about as quiet as a fan can get, and still do the job. Only notice them at all on a completely...Read complete review

We now have two of these fans and love them. They are about as quiet as a fan can get, and still do the job. Only notice them at all on a completely still night. If they were loud, my wife couldn't sleep with them on - and at this point she can't sleep with them off! We are totally solar powered so current draw was initial in going to the budget to include these jewels. They don't use anything! The designers were genious when they engineered the power factors. They will point in absolutely ANY direction we want, and then they will fold up out of the way. Unless you are standing them up vertically from the base, do not use the adhesive tape for install. Hanging will need screw mounting.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Avoid. Not reliable. Failed

I bought 5 or 6 of these and installed one in my camper, and the rest were intended to go in my boat.

I have to hand it to the French for...Read complete review

I bought 5 or 6 of these and installed one in my camper, and the rest were intended to go in my boat.

I have to hand it to the French for designing a built in timer that shuts this off after a period of time--2, 4, or 6 hours. This is perfect for the Carbibbean where nights start hot and get cooler.

It is on a gimballed mount--this is where it fails. Using it pointed it one direction causes damage to the contacts inside the housing, or perhaps the wires break at this point--I did not take it apart to see which of these is the case.

So after a while you have to point it away from where you want it pointed to work. At some point I expect it will fail completely.

After only minimal use, it would not spin the fan blade in certain poitions. At first I could give it a little push to get started, then today, it will not spin at all umless I point it 90 degree from where I want the breeze. So those contacts have either worn out, shorted, or arced and built up carbon deposits. Clearly the weak point is the lack of conductivity on the contacts inside the housing. Or else if wires are used, these cannot tolerate the fan being adjusted and the wires are breaking.

The fan I am using now failed in 3 months of use, neaarly all of it on the lowest setting. This setting is quiet and still moves a lot of air. Since it automatically shuts itself off after 2 hours, the number of hours is minimal. I rarely set it to operate more than two hours at a time.

The photo's show, it has power because the little blue light is on, but will no longer push any air unless you fiddle with the adjustyments for direction.

If someone knows of a reliable fan that will last for years please let me know.

I will be returning all of them, including the others which are unboxed because I don't want them to be out of warranty from sitting in a box waiting to be installed.

The attached photos show it energised and spinning and also not working with a slight change in angle. The range in angles were it does not work is fairly wide. The opivot point at the top and bottom of the fan is the problem area.

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5.0

Perfect

By AnnapolisJuon

from Annapolis, MD

About Me Advanced

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Lotsa features
  • Low power
  • Powerful
  • Quiet

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Sailing

    Comments about Sirocco Cabin Fans:

    Replaced noisy power hungry fans. Easy install. Great looking fan. Will buy more.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Fan

    By Mick

    from Florida

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Easy To Install
    • Easy To Use
    • Quality Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Sirocco Cabin Fans:

        Nice fan moves a lot of air

         
        5.0

        Boat Fans

        By Flanz

        from Milford Ct

        About Me Advanced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Easy To Use
        • Quality Construction

        Cons

        • Difficult To Install

        Best Uses

        • Large Boats
        • Pontoon Boats
        • Sailing
        • Small Boats

        Comments about Sirocco Cabin Fans:

        Very rugged, compact and is extremely adjustable.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Awesome!

        By yup

        from St Augustine FL

        About Me Advanced

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Sailing

          Comments about Sirocco Cabin Fans:

          Ok, I will admit, the metal will rust and the contacts on the Sirocco fans will do the same, and I thought, I will try the Caframo Maestro fans instead, since these Sirocco fans tend to have their problems. Ill never forsake this Sirocco fan again, the Maestro fans are terrible. Sirocco has its cons, but in comparison, ill put my money here, thank you.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          I definitely would buy this again.

          By Ranger Tug owner

          from Saint Simons Island, GA

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Easy To Install
          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Large Boats
            • Pontoon Boats

            Comments about Sirocco Cabin Fans:

            The fan is very quiet, stores out of the way, moves air very well, good investment.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            This is a great fan with a fatal flaw. Contacts wear out.

            By Richard

            from East Coast, Caribbean, S. America

            About Me Advanced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Easy To Use

            Cons

            • have replaced 3 times.

            Best Uses

            • Large Boats
            • Sailing
            • Small Boats

            Comments about Sirocco Cabin Fans:

            we live aboard our sailboat and use the fans often. They have about a one year life span due to the poor design of contacts which wear and corrode. If this design flaw were fixed I could recommend this product but not as it is now.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            3.0

            Good for a year

            By autmleaf

            from Green Cove Springs, FL

            About Me Advanced

            Pros

            • Easy To Install

            Cons

            • Connections wore out
            • Flimsy Construction

            Best Uses

              Comments about Sirocco Cabin Fans:

              Airflow was good, but had to rescue it every year due to connections failing. Gave up after 4 replacements and went to a smaller less expensive model.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              Great all around fan

              By Capt Phil

              from Kemah, TX

              About Me Advanced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Install

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Large Boats

                Comments about Sirocco Cabin Fans:

                Great fan, moves a lot of air without the noise. Love the preset timer options.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Avoid. Not reliable. Failed

                By Captain Conrad

                from Easton, CT

                About Me Professional

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Easy To Install
                • Quiet

                Cons

                • Poor Design
                • Unreliable

                Best Uses

                • None
                • Unboxed

                I bought 5 or 6 of these and installed one in my camper, and the rest were intended to go in my boat.

                I have to hand it to the French for designing a built in timer that shuts this off after a period of time--2, 4, or 6 hours. This is perfect for the Carbibbean where nights start hot and get cooler.

                It is on a gimballed mount--this is where it fails. Using it pointed it one direction causes damage to the contacts inside the housing, or perhaps the wires break at this point--I did not take it apart to see which of these is the case.

                So after a while you have to point it away from where you want it pointed to work. At some point I expect it will fail completely.

                After only minimal use, it would not spin the fan blade in certain poitions. At first I could give it a little push to get started, then today, it will not spin at all umless I point it 90 degree from where I want the breeze. So those contacts have either worn out, shorted, or arced and built up carbon deposits. Clearly the weak point is the lack of conductivity on the contacts inside the housing. Or else if wires are used, these cannot tolerate the fan being adjusted and the wires are breaking.

                The fan I am using now failed in 3 months of use, neaarly all of it on the lowest setting. This setting is quiet and still moves a lot of air. Since it automatically shuts itself off after 2 hours, the number of hours is minimal. I rarely set it to operate more than two hours at a time.

                The photo's show, it has power because the little blue light is on, but will no longer push any air unless you fiddle with the adjustyments for direction.

                If someone knows of a reliable fan that will last for years please let me know.

                I will be returning all of them, including the others which are unboxed because I don't want them to be out of warranty from sitting in a box waiting to be installed.

                The attached photos show it energised and spinning and also not working with a slight change in angle. The range in angles were it does not work is fairly wide. The opivot point at the top and bottom of the fan is the problem area.

                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                3.0

                Quality issues

                By sv Valkyr

                from Little River, SC

                About Me Quality Oriented

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Adjustable
                • Quiet

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    I have 6 of these in our boat. We purchased the first ones about 3 or four years ago. We absolutely love everything about these fans other than the fact that they keep dieing. We have had to replace at least 4 of the 6. A fan is something I expect to last for 10 years even in a marine environment like our boat. Very protected environment inside. I have a fan on my old boat that is probably 20 years old and it still works. Seriously not happy with the quality but I do love the design.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal

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