so happy with this fan and how it works - quiet
When looking into the product I wanted we researched several fans - we are very happy with the fans we purchased they are exactly as advertised - very quiet and responsive to remote
Purchased in February 2021 at fans online.
Simply and quiet
This fan is simple, very quiet and easy to use. It seamlessly fits into our new master and provides a good level of air circulation. Really happy with our purchase.
Purchased in February 2021.
I purchased my Franco Eco Silent DC fan on 1 April through Fans Online (who are fantastic) and had it installed on 1 April. There was a grating noise, especially on the lower speeds. The electrician advised me that the fan unit is grating on the bracket and there was nothing he could do about it. I have reported this to Franco and have received 5 emails from Franco Sales and Brilliant Support who service these fans letting me know they are attending to my complaint. Even Fans Online have contacted them but so far - now 25 April - nothing has happened. How long does it take to have this rectified? After sales service is important to future customers and I would advise them to look elsewhere.
Purchased in March 2021 at Fans Online.
General function is fine but it's not as quiet as advertised
This is the 2nd of these fans we've had and after 6 months had it replaced due to clicking and clunky motor noise in the low speed setting..it's not super loud but it's annoying in middle of night. The LED light is a stark daylight feel so not really relaxing for bedroom use. It would be fine for living rooms or larger family rooms. The customer support from Fans Online is good though so no issues there.
Purchased in March 2020 at Fansonline.
I bought these fans from Fansonline. A 48" with light for a second bedroom and a 52" without light for the master bedroom. They really are very quiet and move a substantial amount of air even on low setting. The equivalent fans were about $70 more in a retail store and delivery was free from Fansonline by courier; they arrived in about 2 business days. All up I'm extremely happy with these fans.
Purchased in January 2021 at Fansonline.
After 3 years of tolerating these fans, we are replacing them.
I have owned these fans for 3 years, so this review is well considered.
We purchased two of these fans for bedrooms after doing extensive research. Statistically and price-wise, they are great; however there are several major flaws rendering them poor bedroom fan choices.
The light is far too strong and cold for a bedroom. You’ll feel like you’re in a hospital. Great if you want to perform surgery at night time, but not so great for relaxing.
The “beep” feedback on every remote button press is far too obnoxious and loud, which isn’t a deal b...reaker by itself; but to make matters worse, if you lose power in the middle of the night, even for a very short period of time, the fan will beep loudly, turn off, and the light will turn on when power is restored, waking you and your family up. Especially irritating if you have multiple fans in kids bedrooms. All too often I’m running around the house turning them off at 3am, hoping the kid settles again, swearing loudly wishing we’d never bought these fans. Even if you don’t realise you’ve lost power, you will soon notice after installing this fan that it happens frequently during heatwave season. Fan-co desperately need to change the default setting on these fans to light off, no beep, and a warm light for them to be good bedroom fans. In a living area or anywhere else where they aren’t used at night time I’m sure they’d be fine.
Purchased in April 2018.
Fan was easy for electrician to install and is almost completely silent. Also the RF remote works with my Broadlink RM4 remote emulator with Alexa - set-up only took me 5 mins. Could not be happier.
Purchased in January 2021 at Ceiling Fans Warehouse for $289.00.
I've had the fan replaced under warranty due to a ticking and grinding noise that was occuring. After the replacement it did seem to go but after a few weeks of use the noise has come back (not as bad though). I wouldn't recommend this fan for a bedroom as the noises are quiet annoying and require you to adjust the angle of the fan to get it to stop.
The reverse function of the fan is great, a huge improvement to AC fans.
I do find the lowest speed isn't low enough for the bedroom with a 2.4m high ceiling
Purchased in October 2019 at Fansonline for $239.00.
I'm an Eco Fan!
Purchased 3 Eco Silent fans and had them installed in the bedrooms last week. The fans are super quiet and the remote features are excellent. Light control, fan control, 5 speeds, reversible, and timers. LED is bright but OK. I have only needed first setting for fan so far. It moves the air very well. I did have a previous dealing with Fansonline with a changeover and the customer experience was beyond expectations. Highly recommend this product.
Purchased in November 2020 for $299.00.
Fanco Eco Silent DC Fan - 'Fan for fantastic'
Ordered this Fanco fan after doing the online research for a 'silent' fan for the bedroom. Replacing a current fan which as malfunctioning and noisy for some. My wife is a light sleeper so really looking for something silent. Manufacturers may claim silent but are they really?. This one actually is. There was a noise initially which came from the light cover, tightened that and now you literally cannot hear it. It moves the air extremely well even just on a 1 setting. The remote is great and the install was relatively straight forward for my sp...arkie. Some reviews complain about the bright light, may i suggest getting a bedlamp. It's nice to have it bright when you want it. My only negative is that they should make an extension pole and loom half the current size in addition to the current offering. Delivery was fast and advised. Would recommend this fan and and fansonline without issue.
Noisy (Faulty design) and way too bright for a bedroom
Purchased 3 of these a year ago and at install they made a horrible grinding noise (as described in another review) this is due to the poor design of the metal ceiling housing. Had to adjust with washers so that it didn't rub metal on metal. But also they all made a loud ticking noise which is not acceptable in a bedroom, had them replaced under warranty (Brilliant lighting were great). But now two of the new fans have the same issue 12 months later. Seems to be a motor quality issue if you ask me.
Would I buy these again? No.
My advice - Pay more, get a better quality fan that has a light the is adjustable these are like flood lights.
So far good - Resilience low
Have only used it a few times. Was used as a replacement of an old AC fan that transferred the sound to other apartments through the ceiling.
- runs very silently
- Creates a nice breeze
- energy efficient (assumed)
- Uses non standard battery
- No wall switch available as add-on...
Purchased in August 2020 at Fansonline for $239.00.
Eco Silent fans
Fans look awesome, we havent got the chance to use them yet as the house is still being built, the staff at fans were terrific the fans arrived on time and we couldnt be happier.
Purchased in July 2020 for $299.00.
Fit for purpose !
This fan has been perfect for the room and is nice and quiet. We have bought it for sleeping through summers and fits the bill really well. It only needs a low setting to suit our purpose.
Gay June 28 2020
Quiet and effective
I have installed the eco silent DC fan with LED light in my bedroom. The fan is very quiet and good for sleeping. In summer we ran it all night long. The light though, is quite bright, and it did take a while to get used to. Now that we have had the fan/light installed for a while (several months), we no longer notice the brightness, and like that it is good for reading.
Questions & Answers
I have just had an electrician install our Breeze Silent DC fan. He tested the light circuit on completion and it was okay, but when I installed the light fitting after he left it did not work. I can see where he has tied off two unused plugs that I guess were intended to power the light. Something is missing that those plugs are meant to attach to. Can Fanco please describe what is missing and advise how this problem can be rectified. Thanks, Graham
More . . . The installation states, backed by photos, that the home owner can install the light any time after installation by simply replacing the cover that is attached under the fan.
Hi Graham, my apologies for the previous response. Fanco does not make the Breeze Silent, this model is made by a different company. However, we do have several fans in our range with similar names (the Breeze, the Eco Breeze, the Eco Silent and the Eco Silent Deluxe). If you're sure that you have a Fanco product, our service team can assist you if you email firstname.lastname@example.org. However, if you're not sure, we would suggest you contact your place of purchase to confirm
Why won't the remote work don't have a manual
Hi Christine, sorry to hear it's not working. The best thing to do in this situation is give our Eco Silent warranty partners a call for troubleshooting assistance. The number is 03 9765 2555 if in Victoria or 1800 817 754 if you're calling from another state.
Is the Eco Silent dc fan operated from a wall switch, i.e can you turn on and adjust the fan speed from the wall switch or just using the remote? If not, is there a version that can be adjusted from the wall switch?
Also can the light bulb be replaced?
Hi Fdsaj, thanks for your question! The current version is operable solely by remote, but the new “Eco Silent Deluxe” is due to arrive in early 2021, and the model without light will be available with a six speed wall control. You can find the full specs for the Eco Silent Deluxe here: https://www.fanco.com.au/wp-content/uploads/spec-sheets/eco-silent-deluxe-spec-sheet.pdf . This will feature an LED panel that can be replaced by the customer. We’ve also brought out several fans with a wall control option this year including the Studio DC and the new Eco Motion DC, so feel free to check those out too! If you're looking for something with a wall control and easy to replace light sooner, we would suggest looking at the urban 2 with e27 light. If you have any questions, you’re welcome to contact us directly by emailing email@example.com
Thanks for your reply. So with the current version the light is switched on at the wall and the fan is remote?
Are there any stores in Sydney inner west area?
Happy to answer your questions! The light is also operated by the remote =) You can see a full list of our NSW stockists here: https://www.fanco.com.au/stockists-new-south-wales/
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With an overwhelming majority of reviewers rating the Fanco Eco Silent DC 5 stars, this is a powerful ceiling fan that’s also quiet and economical.
- 5 speed remote control allows you to turn the fan on/off, change the speed, and reverse the direction
- Reversible blades allow you to use the Fanco Eco Silent DC to circulate either warm or cool air, making it suitable for using all year round
- Timer allows you to program the fan for 1 hour, 4 hours or 8 hours
- Available in both black and white, however if you want to purchase this fan with the integrated LED light, it’s only available in white
What reviewers liked about the Fanco Eco Silent DC:
- The quiet operation, helped along by the Eco Silent DC’s timber blade construction, was appreciated by reviewers. They found this especially useful when they wanted to go to sleep at night, but leave their fan running.
- The variable speed settings allowed a good amount of control over the airflow, so that a gentle breeze could be maintained
- Many reviewers commented that the light was a little bit too bright, but it didn’t seem to detract from their glowing reviews of this ceiling fan
- The affordable price was a point of praise for many happy customers
|Features||Lights and Remote Control|
|Manufacturer Warranty||3 year(s)|
|Colour / Finish||White|
|Number of Blades||4|
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