Higher quality ceiling fans?

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Higher quality ceiling fans?

Post by hroe » Thu Oct 19, 2017 10:22 am

We've moved to La Serena and are trying to find ceiling fans. We bought one Westinghouse one from Sodimac, but it's motor has an annoying hum.

Looking around we haven't found anywhere to buy a higher quality ceiling fan that would be quieter.

Does anyone have any suggestions of how to find some 220V higher quality ceiling fans that are quieter? Anyone know of specialized lighting/fixtures stores in Santiago that could ship us something?

Thanks!
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Re: Higher quality ceiling fans?

Post by admin » Thu Oct 19, 2017 10:31 am

yea, your probably going to want to visit the lighting / electric stores, and it would seem that La Serena would do some good biz in selling ceiling fans.
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Re: Higher quality ceiling fans?

Post by nikotromus » Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:50 am

hroe wrote:
Thu Oct 19, 2017 10:22 am
Does anyone have any suggestions of how to find some 220V higher quality ceiling fans that are quieter? Anyone know of specialized lighting/fixtures stores in Santiago that could ship us something?
hroe - If you find high quality fans anywhere, please share. I looked at Sodimac yesterday and they are all completely third world.

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Re: Higher quality ceiling fans?

Post by hroe » Sun Dec 03, 2017 11:21 pm

We finally found some Hunter ones at Easy that are pretty good. Just happened to be in stock (still on the shipping pallet) a few weeks ago.

You may also be able to order directly with Airolite, who is the local importer, though not sure if they can (or are willing) to order any Hunter fan.

Good luck!

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Re: Higher quality ceiling fans?

Post by Gloria » Mon Dec 04, 2017 6:02 pm

hroe wrote:
Sun Dec 03, 2017 11:21 pm
We finally found some Hunter ones at Easy that are pretty good. Just happened to be in stock (still on the shipping pallet) a few weeks ago.

You may also be able to order directly with Airolite, who is the local importer, though not sure if they can (or are willing) to order any Hunter fan.

Good luck!
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Re: Higher quality ceiling fans?

Post by hroe » Mon Dec 04, 2017 7:31 pm

Yes. Reversible was a requirement for us.

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Re: Higher quality ceiling fans?

Post by Zenth » Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:35 am

Chile generates electricity at 50 HZ. Make certain the motor is rated that way. If the motor is rated at 60 HZ, like the electricity produced in the USA, for example, it will hum and not last long.
Ditto for vacuums, hair dryers, power tools, etc.

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Re: Higher quality ceiling fans?

Post by Gloria » Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:26 pm

Muy buen dato!
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Re: Higher quality ceiling fans?

Post by nikotromus » Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:56 pm

Mega +1's!!!

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