My New Alpha Ceiling Fan
|July 22, 2011||Posted by Ann Khee under Ideas & Inspiration|
Recently I have purchased an Alpha ceiling fan during Archidex 2011 exhibition.
|Model :||Alpha Ceiling Fan 718/3B|
|Blade material :||ABS, transparent blade which is rust free|
|Blades :||3 or 5
( I chose 3 blades, I’m not sure if 5 blades will increase performance or not )
|Colour :||White, chrome, black ( mine is white )|
|Fan width :||56”|
|Fan height :||16”|
( exhibition price after 10% discount and free installation and a free toiletry bag )
I have been searching for a ceiling fan to my living room for some time. My problem is after installing plaster ceiling, my ceiling height drop to 8’ 4” only. Due to the low ceiling level, it’s kind of difficult to find a suitable ceiling fan. Although many salesmen told me that we can always cut short the rod to about 6”, but the available choices are limited. Most fancy ceiling fans cannot have their rods shorten. Another problem is most fans designed for low ceilings are screw directly to concrete slab, no need to use hook. And then my contractor has allocated a fan point with hook.
After searching hi and low, I dump into Alpha booth at Achidex 2011. The salesman suggested Alpha 718/3B with original 12” rod, but Alpha can cut the rod to 6” FOC. Hence I bought it straightaway.
I couldn’t spend RM1,200 for a Haiku Kotuku. This Alpha works just fine for me.
We like it for several reasons:
- Very windy – in fact much more windy compare to my other fans. I guess due to its’ aerodynamic blades.
- Wind is spread over a wider space, moving air in entire room – I don’t have to sit beneath the fan to feel cool
- Although the rod is shorten, but the fan is not shaky at all! (there is a small risk that fan will be shaky with shorter rod)
- It is a remote controlled fan with timer function. But the motor cap is completely sealed – means we don’t see the usual sensor/timer button – clean look!
This is another fan in study room from Panasonic. Usually sensor/timer buttons are visible in ceiling fans. I don’t like them visible as I hardly use timer. And the blades are different from the Alpha.
Note: This is not a sponsored review. Solely my sharing after buying a satisfied product