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Happy with its performance
We purchased this to assist in circulating the cool air in our business, happy to say it does its job well. I don't quite notice the fan noise as it is generally positioned in a busy environment. Due to the heat in SA, this has helped circulate the cool air from the AC to work more efficiently. Do not expect this to cool down a room without the help of a real Air conditioner.
Value for its performance
The Vornado 660 floor fan is very powerful, it lives up to its name being an air circulator. I have owned a couple of tower fans and normal oscillating fans but this fan literally blows everything else out of the water. It is extremely great at its job despite the high price tag on it, but it will be worth your every cent. However, it may be pretty loud when running at maximum settings, given the amount of air it pushes out!
It surprisingly good
The Vornado 660 is surprisingly good given its size. It's a good product and it's cheap.It cools the whole room down all day and night. It is quieter than most fans. It is probably your best bet to use this on a hot day or after exercising to feel the sense of relieve
A good friend for the hot summer
It is good. The price is a bit expensive but it's working efficiently. However, it is very noisy when is set on the high volume. On the low setting is not as powerful as higher settings. But the noise is an important element and effect on the quality of the product.
I am a big fan of this
I am very impressed with the amount of air that this fan blows out. For something so small, I was expecting it to be quite powerless and only blow a bit of air, however I was wrong. It's great for at night time on a desk as it will blow the air around the room rather nicely.
fantastic. best fan ever.
truly great fan. use it in a large ( 42m2 ) high set bedroom with windows and doors open. fan in one corner aimed midway up the wall in far corner. moves and circulates the air really well. don't like aircon so always use fans but have never had a fan like the vornado. normally only need to run it on #2 setting. does not impact sleep. max setting really moves the air but can be a little noisy. neat looking fan that does everything its supposed to do. researched the vornado well before i bought it. found it had been used in the southern states of the usa since the late 1930's. families just keep coming back and buying the vornado. may be a little pricey compared with the standard fan but this is a quality unit that is well worth the money.
This well designed fan on the high setting, helps to push the hot air out of my open plan lounge when I get home. On the second setting it boosted the effectiveness my aircon on those sweltering hot December days. On the lowest setting I use it in the bedroom and point it at the ceiling over my bed so that a soft air movement keeps me comfortable. When I had it directed at the bed I was too cold. Too keep it clean it is best set up on a low stool, away from carpet dust. The instructions are concise and the 5 year warranty gives me confidence in my purchase.
OK but it's not quiet
The power of the fan is okay, it is short, so you need to sit it on a bench. However it is moderately noisy, I can't hear the TV with the fan nearby. I bought it because I thought it looked better than the old style floor standing fans and it was cheaper than the Dyson. Maybe I should've paid more to get a Dyson. It is black, so it doesn't look too out of place in the dining room.
As good as it gets for what it does and tough
Understand what it is. It is very good at what it does. This WILL circulate and mix the air in your house. It can help with moving air from aircon at one end or from open windows. It moves a massive amount of air. it's designed to move air, so it's not a cooling fan. It has a wide range of speed and a sound levels, so you will find a setting that suits. If you want a cooling fan, it probably won't work for you.
Small fan lots of power
The vortex is different to most fans it circulates air around so not just pushing hot air on you like some fans do. Fairly quiet on low leval not as powerful as the bigger model but for the baby of the group it's keeping up with the larger sizes. No remote and doesn't rotate but for a small room it's not needed
Noisy, useless, ugly, expensive.
OMG! I believed the hype. I'm such a fool. I followed the instructions exactly, nothing. Just a very very loud noise and very little air movement.
Lent it to my neighbour, same. Waste of money. It Maybe useful in America where everyone lives in completely enclosed houses or McMansions in Sydney that run completely on air conditioning but if you like an open window or door in summer, this fan will be absolutely useless. Do not buy. Do not buy. Do not buy.
Noisy and inefficient
I don't know what other reviewers are drinking to rate these fans so highly - probably they just want to justify the high price they paid.
These fans are well built, but hopeless to cool a room. They just push air in a narrow beam, making a lot of noise and there is no way on earth the will circulate the air across the whole room and you will feel any difference. If they oscillate, maybe.
I had the 660, in an average room. As per marketing material I placed it in a corner aiming upwards. Nothing. Just noise. If you stand in front of it yo...u can feel it ok, but it is a very narrow beam of air. I got my old 20cm fan that iscillates and was more effective to feel that cool breeze when it hits you. Much better to spend your money on a DC fan that can oscillate - cheaper to buy, cheaper to run (half as much), and actually effective.
Smaller than i thought but good
Very directional, has to be pointing right at you to feel anything and it wont circulate air in the whole room like advertised (small bedroom). Is very painful to clean and vibrates which is noticable when it is on the computer desk, it is also very loud when on high.
True air circulation from a fan! Yes you heard that right!!
I bought 2 Vornado air circulators on sale at Costco! These air circulators hands down beat Dyson air multipliers. I have an AM07 tower fan and sadly the AM07 is honestly a waste of money. It simply cannot compete with the sheer cubic feet per minute and vortex air action that is generated by the powerful fan blades and motor of the Vornado 660. It is the reason why this fan is labelled an air circulator because if you aim the beam of air at the corner of a room, it creates a vortex of air that bounces off the walls to create a constant movemen...t of air in the entire room. I know the Vornado RRP is quite steep for a fan but honestly it is worth it. Vornado hands down will beat any Dyson fan or any other fan for that matter. It still doesn’t beat true AC, however, using an air circulator in conjunction with an AC will help provide entire room comfort and help move air into other parts of your room or home due to the powerful turbine like motor! Do yourself a favour. Get one! Yes, its initial outlay of $229 RRP for a so called fan is quite steep, but it honestly is worth it and will truly provide you comfort during those days where you need to push hot air out of your room/lounge room. Just remember to aim the beam of air to the corner of a room and angle it to the point where you start to feel the air circulate around you. oh and you can also use these air circulators in winter too! Use it to help circulate warm air around your home. Do yourself a favour and invest in Vornado!!
I have had my Vornado for years. I recommended it to so many people that the store i mentioned actually sold out. Best investment ever. I had a small split system which did not cool down the house only one room. I put the Vornado on the floor in front of the split system. It was 40 degrees outside 25 inside. I know have ducted cooling which gets turned off and the Vornado goes on. We sleep with doonas on even when it is hot. Tip: Put the Vornado in front of an open window or door when the cool change comes in. It sucks in the cooler air and pushes it out to circulate in the room.
The best purchase ever made.
This is the best purchase I ever made. I have it in the bedroom where there is no air-con and it cools the whole room down all day and night. It is quieter than most fans (on a low speed).The circulator is virtually silent and has multiple speeds to choose from. I absolutely love it and agreed there is nothing better than Vornado. The fan itself in a beautiful WHITE finish with a polished chrome slide to adjust the angle of the fan.
Recommend this fan for anyone wanting to keep cool this summer.
Super high powered and customisable. Very portable fan. Good design, looks fabulous in the room. Works every time to cool down the room. If you want a fan that will work forever and not break down within a couple of weeks, this fan is it. A quality fan for life!
Is not an ordinary fan, is a Super Fan!
Trusted worldwide reviews of this little gem and took the first plunge in buying Vornado 533 about 6years ago. Still going strong. Since then we got more Vornado air circulator- the pedestal model 783 for the living room and model 660 for the master bedroom.
Vornado 660 has more electronic components as the 4 speeds setting are controlled by electric buttons whereas the smaller 533 and the pedestal 783 is controlled by mechanical knob. The loudness from the low speed 1 and 2 is acceptable by most users but speed 3 onwards can b...e quite loud for some. The noise is not due to the motor but the propelled air circulating through the blades. Overall, we find the bigger 660 circulates more air than the smaller 533 but is quieter. The high gloss surface of the unit gives a modern feel. Has been using the unit for 3years with no issue. Took a while to get use to this non oscillating fan but you would not need it for this Superfan. It works by directing the vortex to wall/ceiling and you will be able to feel the breeze. Recently had a perfomance issue with a separate Vornado fan and it was replaced promptly by the company. Excellent product and glad to deal with a company that stands on its warranty.
Another over-hyped, slick marketing gizmo that under performs.
Very disappointed to say the least. After reading all the good reviews i took the $200 plunge but in reality i could have bought another $25 fan from Big W with exact same result (well at least the Big W one would oscillate and is quieter !!) Live in a small flat and the air flow with this is very under whelming, simply cannot see what all the fuss is about. My Big W $25 fan gave better overall air flow and automatically oscillated. $200 and no remote, no oscillation. Forever getting up to either change the direction of angle so can feel the ai...r or change the fan speed. After a couple months it needed cleaning....oh yeah right, if you have an hour or so to try and locate the screws to finally get the back cover off and is then incredibly hard to get all the built up dust off the blades in between and cover, a pain in the head !! Certainly got sucked in with the slick marketing for another over priced, slick marketed product. The USA makes some good products for sure but this ain't one of them - rather an over rated, under performing piece of plastic - someone is making some big bucks!!. Just buy a standard fan with oscillation function and forget wasting your hard earned bucks.
thank you product review for helping me select the perfect fan for our unit. It seemed pricey, but it is not only compact, light and quiet, it also churns up an impressive airflow. it is truly a very powerful fan for the size, worth every cent that i have spent!
Blows me away!
I am very satisfied with this fan, I had previously brought the size down which I am also satisfied with but I found rather loud.
I heard the larger fan was quieter and it definitely is! It also seems to move the air around the room better.
Love it, I also have a dyson fan and it just can't compare with the power this has.
The lack of ossiclation does not bother me.
Expensive but awesome
Came across this fan on sale and remembered it from research long ago as being highly recommended. Balked at the price even though it was on sale but got it anyway.
Some people have said its noisy on the highest setting, I think it is quiet for the amount of airflow you get compared to most other floor fans.
The brochure has a pictures of air being projected a much great distance compared to a regular fan causing air to circulate around the entire room. For once the marketing hype is accurate. The column of air can be felt much further aw...ay than I would expect, I was very impressed. Our house is split level with air conditioning on the bottom level. You can feel the temperature change walking up the stairs, I measured a 5 degree differential. Using the fan to project a stream of air upwards works brilliantly, upstairs cooled in no time. It would have been 5 stars except for one annoyance. The rubber feet aren't very secure and fall out when the fan is picked up or moved around. I glued them in with some silastic which seems to have worked, but given the premium price shouldn't have had to.
Compact and powerful fan
Very happy with the Vornado 660 - it is compact and easy to position in my bedroom, on top of dressing table or chest of drawers or just as effective on the floor. It is not too noisy for the power it gives out. It was over $100 so not as cheap as other fans you can buy from hardware store but overall I am very happy with this fan.
LOVE THIS LITTLE POWERHOUSE!
I got this with a flybuys redemption and frankly, was a little skeptical when I unpacked it, that it could do the job. I was pleasantly surprised. It's very effective and also quiet. I've since bought another one for a larger room and it, also, is very good. Also there are no blades to cause injury. Perfect!
Great little fan - tad on the expensive side but very efficent.
After looking at the review of the Vornado I decide to try it out, our ceiling fans from hunter pacific failed again (will not change speed).
Vordano works well - good airflow and helps keeping the room a constant temperature. After buying one I went and brought another. On full power they can tend to be a bit noisy but as it can throw airflow over 20 meters you can position the fan away from other audio and still get the air flow benefit.
Questions & Answers
My vornado is not working. Where can I have it repaired? I live in pymble nsw
You CANNOT have it repaired. That's the whole issue with Vornado, they are only a box dropper but have NO service agents in Australia (as I got told via email by them in 12/2020). You may now throw your Vornado in the nearest bin and contribute to global pollution.
where is the vornado fan made? which country is it manufactured?
Made in China. But very well made.
I highly recommend .
Better than any other fan I have had, and I have many.
Do they also work as a fan if i was to put it on a table shooting directly at me would i get a good flow of air hit me? Im going fifo and i sleep with a fan on me everynight so want something i can travel with
Yes but it's not meant to be used like that....you need to direct it to the top corner of the room
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- The Vornado 660 Air Circulator uses heavily contoured blades to churn the air into a column shape, which ultimately projects air further and helps keep everyone in the room cool
- Four fan speeds allow you to adjust how gentle or powerful you’d prefer the airflow in a room, while a multi-directional airflow ensures all sections of the room are evenly cooled
- A detachable grill allows for quick and easy cleaning
- Its small, compact size is unobtrusive, and allows this standalone fan to be placed largely out of sight, without compromising on the quality of airflow.
Feedback from reviewers:
- According to reviewers, the most appealing quality of this Vornado model is that it’s a powerful fan that does what it claims and circulates air swiftly around a room
- Sometimes reviewers found the fan to be too noisy to be left on throughout the night, while others found the noise level acceptable, if the fan is set on the lowest speed. Some even appreciated the white noise that the fan provided.
- The Vornado 660 Air Circulator costs $259, which is a little pricey for a standalone fan. However, while reviewers acknowledged this, most also expressed that this fan was worth the money.
|Number of Speed Settings||4|
|Cord Length||1.8 m|
|Dimensions||380 x 343 x 298 mm|
|Manufacturer Warranty||5 year(s)|
|Colour / Finish||Black or White|
|Number of Blades||3|
|Blade Diameter||258 mm|
- GTIN12: 043765005422, 043765006542 and 043765009093
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