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The Best Fans for Dorm Rooms 2013

By Edited Sep 11, 2015 0 0

What Are the Best Dorm Room Fans?

Are you wanting to get yourself a decent fan for your student dorm room (particularly for the hot summer months)? If so, you are likely to find an ideal fan from the following range -- 'the best fans for dorm rooms' -- as they have been selected on that sole premise: a fan unit that is best suited for a student's needs and preferences. Hence, the models that have been selected offer incredibly good value for money (& are well regarded amongst other students), are stylish and are practically silent when in operation (so they won't keep you awake at night or distract you from your studying & revising). So you should hopefully come across the perfect fan or at least get a better idea as to what you are now after.

The 3x (44") w/ Passive Noise Reduction Technology Tower Fan By Ozeri

Dimensions: 45.8 x 13.8 x 6.5 inches | Weight: Under 12 lbs | 

This tower fan offers everything a student could possibly want from a fan -- it is modern, sleek and 'cool' (resembling a standing stereo). It produces a noise level of less than 50 dB (similar to a quiet conversation or birds singing outside) due to its passive noise reduction technology (with specially canted and molded blade fans that capture and isolate sound waves). 

Best Dorm Room Tower Fan

Ozeri 3x Tower Fan (44") with Passive Noise Reduction Technology
Amazon Price: $129.95 $79.00 Buy Now
(price as of Sep 11, 2015)

It also comes with a remote control (saving you from having to get out of bed) with which you can alter the three separate independent fans & their speeds (with three different air flow velocities for each -- hence totaling 9 possible variations altogether) to allow for optimal cooling as well as set the 'pre-programmed' air flow patterns (within half hour increments). The '3X' is pretty much, the ultimate student dorm room fan -- and is available at a pretty fair price (under $100) -- so its definitely worth checking out.

The Air Multiplier - AM01 (10" & 12") 'Bladeless' Table Fan By Dyson

Dimensions:  6 x 14 x 21.5 inches | Weight: 3.9 pounds | 

With regards to cool fans (excuse the pun) -- they don't look much more unique than Dyson's bladeless air multiplier range (which creates an added illusion of space and openness in a room), where we have identified the AM01 in particular as being useful to students. However, the fact it looks great is not the sole reason it has been selected -- it is more based on the 'high quality' constant and ultra smooth air flow that it produces (through drawing in up to 7 + gallons of air per second and amplifying it by up to 15 times) in contrast to bladed fans (which generate a buffeted, choppy and frankly irritable air flow -- particularly on your eyes, which can get more than annoying when trying to revise).

Best Dorm Room Desk Fan

Dyson AM01 Air Multiplier 12-Inch Table Fan in Silver/Iron
Amazon Price: $329.00 Buy Now
(price as of Sep 11, 2015)

Also, with the AM01 you can also choose the precise setting (through its dimmer switch control, located at its base) to deliver the most optimal amount of air you want (compared to just three settings with a normal bladed fan).Moreover, as it operates without any exposed fans (i.e it is bladeless) -- it is easy to clean, safe (as there are no spinning blades) etc. To point the air flow in the right path you can change its 90 degree oscillation settings as well as tilting it (10 degrees either way). Expensive, but this really is 'the' best desk fan for a dorm room you can get.

The 530L Compact Whoel Room Air circulator Fan By Vornado

Dimensions: 12.8 x 7.2 x 9.2 inches | Weight: 4.9 pounds | 

This fan is pretty much perfect for those who are on a bit more of a limited budget and has proven to be very popular amongst students. It is Vornado's slightly different (yet genius) take on the traditional bladed fan, where it instead uses a patented technology that allows it to shift up to 65 feet of air (allowing it to be more powerful than that of an "18 inch commercial fan") -- where it works to produce & distribute this air flow evenly through out your dorm room to cool you down & any hot spots down (with 3 different speed settings). Moreover, its super compact design (where it is also available in black) allows it to sit nice & nealthy on your desk (or bedside cabinet) saving on space. Again, this is another very decent option for you to consider.

Best For 'The Money'

Vornado 530 Compact Whole Room Air Circulator, Linen
Amazon Price: $69.99 $41.66 Buy Now
(price as of Sep 11, 2015)

Which fan will you buy and why?

If you have any questions, comments or concerns regarding either the showcase of the best fans for dorm rooms or about any of the fan units that have been specifically mentioned above then please do not hesitate to mention them in them in the comments section (that you should find just below) and we will be sure to get back to you as soon as possible.

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