Should You Buy a AM07 or AM08?
Are you debating whether to buy either the Dyson AM07 or Dyson AM08 i.e the new bladeless tower fan or pedestal fan? If so, the following guide will be able to help you out through providing you with an intrinsic analysis of each Dyson air multiplier's features and aspects -- so you can get a clear idea as to what's different about them and which is the ideal model for you to go for.
What is the "Intended Function" of Each?
Although both air multipliers take on the job of whole room cooling, the types of rooms which they are best at cooling are slightly different. I believe the AM07 (tower fan) is better suited to a living room or dining room scenario, given the more overcast projection of airflow that it produces whereas the AM08 is ideal to be used in a bedroom to help you get to sleep when it is too hot. This is because you can adjust the height pole and 'head' to literally tower over your bed (directed at you) to provide a consistent cooling & refreshing flow that goes over the bed & then also disperses over the room.
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Air Flow Velocity, Oscillation and Touch Tilt
As said they are both designed to use the process of inducement and entrainment (via air multiplier technology) to project a powerful, smooth (non-buffeted) air flow. This being said, the air flow dispersion & projection is slightly different with the AM08 being more focused (and slightly more powerful) than the AM07's more 'spread' airflow production. They both oscillate on an 80 degree platform, but it is the AM08 (pedestal fan) that can be customized more in the way of air flow trajectory where its head and height can be adjusted (not so with the AM07).
Settings & Remote Control
You can alter the oscillation and air flow velocity (on 10 levels) through the magnetic & curved remote control provided (that stores neatly away by being placed on the curvature of the Air Multipliers -- really is genius design from Dyson, little touches like that which put them in a whole different ball game when it comes to products) so you don't actually ever have to get up from the sofa or bed.
Moreover, compared to their predecessor models the AM02 & AM03 -- they come with a sleep timer mode, that basically allows you to program them within a set time period (between 15 minutes and 9 hours) where they will auto shut themselves off. Whereas the AM02 and AM03 required you to turn them manually off. A very useful feature, especially in the case of the AM08 and when it comes to 'getting' to sleep.
Also compared, to the older models you will find they are both more energy efficient (by at least 10%), more powerful as well as far quieter (by at least 35%).
Dimensions, Size and Weight
The cord length for the two air multiplier fans is 6 ft 6 inches (2 meters) and is gray regardless of the finish you choose for the air multiplier itself. Moreover, they are based on the same base diameter of 28 cm and weigh around 4 kilo grams.
In terms of design the AM08 only comes in silver/white whereas you have more options with the AM07 bladeless tower fan with silver, black/nickel (my personal favorite) and blue/iron. However, as you can see both are incredibly "cool" to look at, but they are also practical -- being very easy to clean and are completely safe around curious children.
You also are backed by a two year warranty coverage when you buy either the AM07 or AM08 new.
So hopefully you now have a better understanding as to exactly what's the difference between the AM07 and AM08 and which is better (within different scenarios). However, if you do have any questions, concerns or general remarks regarding the comparison overview of the Dyson AM07 Vs AM08 then please make them in the comments section just below and we will be sure to get back to you as soon as possible.