Full Review & Guide; Buying a Rechargeable Fan
The rechargeable fan is a device that can work as well as charge its battery to save power when there is electricity for use when there is no electricity at home or office.
This is the best time to buy a fan or even better, a Rechargeable Fan. As the seasons are fast approaching the weather is going get hotter in due time, so i have made an article here a guide and a full review for you when you are ready to buy a rechargeable fan in your home.
Nigeria and other parts of West Africa, lets just say Africa at large is known to be hot zones due to climate change and all. So the need to stay “chilled” and refreshed in hot weather conditions is one of the many reason why a good number of people have resorted to equipping their households, and workplace, with rechargeable fans.
While some people already have rechargeable fans running in their homes, a large number of people also are considering buying one.
there are some consideration to make when purchasing a rechargeable fan which are:
1. What is The Battery Recharge cycle Time
The battery recharge cycle time tells you how many times the built-in battery in the fan can be discharged and recharged before the battery becomes weak or used up.
What this means is that a battery with a battery recharge cycle time of 500 will last for about 500 days if it is discharged and recharged every single day.
2. Charging Time & Operating Time
The charging time tells you how long it takes for the battery to fully charge. while the operating time is how long the fan will operate on a fully charge battery.
These two factors are probably the most important parameter to look out for when buying a rechargeable fan. If you can’t sees this information yourself on the package or manual, you can speak to a customer care representative of the store you are buying from to give you the details in full.
The importance of doing this cannot be overstressed as you do not want to charge your fan all day only to get just 2 hours of usage only. now that is just so funny when you think about it.
To be sincere, The best rechargeable fan models will have these details clearly written on the package as well as the user manual. So, this should be a good sign for you when purchasing the fan.
3. Price Of The Rechargeable Fan
There are hundreds and a thousand ton of rechargeable fans out there for you to choose from.
While some perform the basic function required of them: which is cooling a room, some have got additional features to further entice you into buying them.
However, while the add-ons and extra features are juicy, and will definitely attract you, you should consider their prices.
This is why it is advised that you make a budget and research extensively for rechargeable fans that fit perfectly (or slightly) into your budget before jumping to buy one. You can check out some of the best rechargeable fans that your money can get you in this guide through E-commerce platforms.
However, if you do not mind checking out the bank by taking out more cash for a rechargeable fan of top quality, some other factors i will discuss further so, you will have to consider them before you make a purchase.
4. Battery Capacity & Type
Battery type is an important consideration. This will help you determine if the battery will be replaceable when it dies finally. And if your model comes with proprietary battery, it may not be replaceable when it dies. This means the standby operation of the fan will be lost once the battery dies.
The best models are the ones that come with battery (generic battery) that you can easily buy at local stores. This ensures you can find replacement battery for sure.
There are certain brands that place various accessories their rechargeable fans. Some embedded lights to their fans, while some other brands come with micro USB port(s) that makes the fan double as a power bank to recharge your gadgets: mobile phones; tablets; mp3 players.
Meanwhile, some of this included additions may reduce the life span of the fan. So i advise you purchase a rechargeable fan for the sole purpose of cooling a room when there’s is power outage. You can get a rechargeable lamp or a power bank for their individual purposes.
6. Brand Name
The Manufacturer’s name and reputation is another thing to consider when thinking of buying a rechargeable fan of top quality. In the country, the popular brands in the rechargeable fan industry include Uka, QASA, Lontor, OX, Universal, Generic. Other factors will include Size of fan; Design; mode of charging (electricity or Solar). so due diligence is required.
7. Size Of The Room
An important consideration to take in before purchasing/buying a rechargeable fan is the size of the room the fan is to be placed in. This helps you decide the type of fan to purchase and where it is to be placed in the room – as there are majorly 3 types of rechargeable fans: standing, portable, and ceiling rechargeable fans.
The ceiling fan ideally should be installed in the middle of the room at a safe 8 to 9 feet from the floor, with its blades at least 18 inches from the walls. It is almost always recommended that if the room that a fan is to be placed in, isn’t as high as 9 to 10 feet from the floor, then you should purchase a standing rechargeable fan or a portable rechargeable fan instead.