Delighted with my new purchase! (1 Viewer)

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After browsing the forum and the web for the last year trying to find the ideal cooling fan for the motorhome I have finally succumbed and made my purchase!! As Endless Breeze was unavailable I opted for the Meaco Fan. All the blurb praised it highly, it won the Independent's Best Buy award last year and is alleged to be very quiet and energy efficient. It has a remote control, an automatic timer, oscillates both up and down as well as side to side and the display panel lights can be switched off for night time. I tested it yesterday when it arrived and it is amazing. Now I know it's only a fan but I'm easily excited!! It has power settings from 1 to 12 and I have to say that it can't imagine ever needing to turn it up beyond level 3. It is whisper quiet and super effective and powerful. The only possible negative is the size of it. It's fine for our Hymer as we have that huge dashboard that's just crying out to be used for something but it may be a tad too big for a smaller interior space. It wasn't the cheapest at £102 but I'm seriously impressed with it and sometimes you just have to pay for quality. Now all I need is some hot sun, I feel a trip coming on :rofl::rofl::rofl:

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Looks a good fan but 240 volt, wouldn't do for the fur lined thongs on here :confused:
I did hesitate about whether to get 12v but figured that as my next purchase is an inverter (still researching that one :active:) and I will be on EHU for quite a lot of my next trip I would risk it. :D

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£95 for an Endless Breeze? That is ridiculous, for what they are.

It's a fan, and not a desperately impressive one at that. I had to take mine apart and balance it by strategically gluing small steel washers to the outside of the fan in order to stop it shaking itself to death. They're not well made, the mouldings aren't great and they aren't that quiet either, unless on the lowest setting.

Yes, they work well at shifting air, but really they should be more like £25-£30 I'd say. The market is ripe for someone to come up with an alternative, it's hardly cutting edge technology! - a fan spinning in a fixed housing. Still very expensive, but if your Meaco fan is better made and is made available as 12 volt it could be a winner.
 

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£95 for an Endless Breeze? That is ridiculous, for what they are.

It's a fan, and not a desperately impressive one at that. I had to take mine apart and balance it by strategically gluing small steel washers to the outside of the fan in order to stop it shaking itself to death. They're not well made, the mouldings aren't great and they aren't that quiet either, unless on the lowest setting.

Yes, they work well at shifting air, but really they should be more like £25-£30 I'd say. The market is ripe for someone to come up with an alternative, it's hardly cutting edge technology! - a fan spinning in a fixed housing. Still very expensive, but if your Meaco fan is better made and is made available as 12 volt it could be a winner.
I fundamentally disagree with you, as I have two and we use them all the time, and I have American A/C and all four roof vents are Fantastic Fans which are without doubt the best roof mounted fan available, yet we still use the Endless Breeze vans a lot when the weather is hot.

Loads of 220 VAC vans for next to nothing on the market, but no use when not on hook up
 
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I fundamentally disagree with you

Good job we're all different then isn't it, would be a boring old world if everyone agreed all the time! Mine works well enough, now I've balanced it anyway, just seems a hell of a lot of money for what is really a very basic product. I guess the potential volumes just aren't there to entice a volume 220v manufacturer to launch a 12v version.

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Good job we're all different then isn't it, would be a boring old world if everyone agreed all the time! Mine works well enough, now I've balanced it anyway, just seems a hell of a lot of money for what is really a very basic product. I guess the potential volumes just aren't there to entice a volume 220v manufacturer to launch a 12v version.
A quick Google finds them for sale in the USA (Walmart) for $92. Typically, for stuff imported from the US the price in dollars simply becomes the price in Sterling because of shipping and taxes. This is very common and means the price in the link is about right. :)
 
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I don't doubt that it's the price they go for and that website is at market rate, I just think they're overpriced at that for what they are! Still, folks must buy them - well, I did for one! Things are worth what folks are willing to pay.....
 

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Just to make the point that I don't sell them and that the link isn't to my site (y)

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I know it’s not 12v but the Maeco is a very impressive piece of kit and is far too powerful on the higher settings for a motorhome so the beauty of it being 240v is I’ll use it at home too as it’s far superior to my home fan (if Brexit forces me to shorten my wanderings to 90 days and I actually get to experience summer at home). Do you actually get summer in the UK??? :rofl:
 

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£95 for an Endless Breeze? That is ridiculous, for what they are.

It's a fan, and not a desperately impressive one at that. I had to take mine apart and balance it by strategically gluing small steel washers to the outside of the fan in order to stop it shaking itself to death. They're not well made, the mouldings aren't great and they aren't that quiet either, unless on the lowest setting.

Yes, they work well at shifting air, but really they should be more like £25-£30 I'd say. The market is ripe for someone to come up with an alternative, it's hardly cutting edge technology! - a fan spinning in a fixed housing. Still very expensive, but if your Meaco fan is better made and is made available as 12 volt it could be a winner.

Had to do the same with ours. Definitely not a quiet fan! Can't have it on at night as it's just too noisy.

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Road pro one about £25, can also be fixed overhead :D
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Got an Endless Breeze from Amazon US last year for around £78 AFAIR including delivery and estimated import taxes, plus Amazon guaranteed to pay any additional amount if import duties exceeded their estimate. I put the link on here in a previous thread. Cheaper than anywhere selling it in the UK at the time (y)
 

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