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INSTRUCTION
MANUAL
WARRANTY
CERTIFICATE
INSTRUCTION
MANUAL
WARRANTY
CERTIFICATE
This product is protected by United States Federal and/or State Law, including Patent, Trademark and/or Copyright laws.
Manual design and all elements of manual design are protected by U.S. Federal and/or State Law, including Patent, Trademark and/or Copyright laws.
Minka-Aire warrants to the original owner that this fan will be free from defects in material and workmanship for one
year from the date of purchase, excluding the motor. Minka-Aire warrants to the original owner that the motor in this fan
shall be free from defects in material and workmanship for as long as the original purchaser owns the fan, and it remains in
the original installation.
This is a limited warranty. Minka-Aire's only obligation under this limited warranty is to replace or repair, or refund the purchase price, in
Minka-Aire's sole discretion without charge to the original owner, of the fan once Minka-Aire confirms that the fan has a defect covered by this
limited warranty.
Call our customer service department at 1-800-307-3267 to obtain the name of the Minka-Aire authorized dealer closest to your location, or
contact us through our web site, www.minkagroup.net and write to: Ask Mr. Minka if you have any questions or require further assistance.
To obtain warranty service, the owner should return the fan along with proof of purchase to a Minka-Aire authorized dealer. The Minka-Aire
authorized dealer shall then, at its sole discretion: repair the fan, replace the fan, refund the purchase price less the amount directly attributable to
the consumer's prior usage of the fan, or if necessary instruct the consumer to contact Minka-Aire directly for warranty service. Minka-Aire will be
responsible for the cost of any repair, or replacement for any warranty service provided by a Minka-Aire authorized dealer for product under
warranty.
You may also at your preference obtain warranty service by returning the fan directly to Minka-Aire along with proof of purchase, your name
and return address, and a description of the claimed product defect. Pack carefully; damage sustained in return transit to Minka-Aire will be the
original owner's responsibility. Original owner shall be responsible to pay all shipping charges. To obtain warranty service, you may return a fan that
proves to be defective during the warranty period to the following address:
Minka-Aire - Warranty Service, 1151 W. Bradford Court, Corona, CA 92882
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This warranty shall not apply to fans which have been damaged in any way, including improper installation, damage as a result of the removal
of the fan from the origial installation, or damage in shipping. This warranty shall not apply to fans which have been subjected to use for which the
fan was not designed. The purchaser of the fan shall be responsible for any cost of removing the old fan, installing a new fan, or any other costs.
This limited warranty is in lieu of all other express warranties. This limited warranty excludes all incidental and consequential damages, and
Minka-Aire shall not under any circumstances be liable for incidental or consequential damages. Some States do not allow the exclusion of or
limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the foregoing limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from State to State. We encourage you to promptly
complete and return the enclosed warranty registration card. However, return of the warranty registration card is not a condition of this warranty.
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Date Purchased
Store Purchased
Model Number
F402
Serial Number
SAFETY RULES.................................................................................... 1
INSTALLING THE LIGHT BULB AND GLASS SHADE........................... 8
PACKAGE CONTENTS..................................................................... 2
ADJUSTING THE TILT ANGLE........................................................................ 9
INSTALLING THE FAN.....................................................................3
OPERATING YOUR REMOTE CONTROL/WALL TRANSMITTER...10
HANGING THE FAN......................................................................... 4
CARE OF YOUR FAN......................................................................................... 11
ELECTRICAL CONNECTIONS....................................................... 5
TROUBLESHOOTING....................................................................................... 12
INSTALLING THE WALL TRANSMITTER.................................6
SPECIFICATIONS................................................................................................ 13
FINISHING THE INSTALLATION................................................ 7
1151 W. Bradford Court, Corona, CA 92882
For Customer Assistance Call: 1-800-307-3267
CONTENTS
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SAFETY RULES
1. Before you begin installing the fan, shut power off at the circuit breaker of the fuse box.
2. Be cautious! Read all instructions and safety information before installing your new fan. Review accompanying assembly diagrams.
3. Make sure that all electrical connections comply with local codes, ordinances, or National Electrical Codes. Hire a qualified electrician or consult a
do-it-yourself wiring handbook if you are unfamiliar with installing electrical wiring.
4. Make sure the installation site you choose allows the fan blades to rotate without any obstructions. Allow a minimum clearance of 10 feet from
the floor and 18 inches from the tip of the blades to the wall.
5. If you are mounting the fan to a ceiling fan outlet box, use a U.L. Listed metal octagonal outlet box marked "Acceptable for Fan Support of 22.7 kg
(50 lbs.) Or Less". Secure the box directly to the building structure. The outlet box and its support must be able to support the moving weight of the
fan (at least 50 pounds) Do not use a plastic box.
6. Caution: To reduce the risk of injury use only the screws provided with the outlet box in conjunction with the lock washers provided with the fan.
7. If you are mounting the fan to a joist, make sure it is able to support the moving weight of the fan (at least 50 pounds).
8. After you install the fan, make sure that all mounting components are secured to prevent the fan from falling.
9. Do not insert anything into the fan blades while the fan is operating.
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10. Turn the fan off and wait for the blades to stop completely before proceeding with maintenance or cleaning.
WET LOCATIONS
ATTENTION: The Energy Policy Act of 2005 requires this fan to be equipped with a 190 watt limiting device. If lamping exceeds 190 watts, the
ceiling fan's light kit will shut off automatically.
NOTE: The important safeguards and instructions appearing in this manual are not meant to cover all possible conditions and situations that may
occur. It must be understood that common sense, caution and care are factors which can not be built into this product. These factors must be
supplied by the person (s) installing, caring for and operating the unit.
NOTE: READ AND SAVE ALL INSTRUCTIONS!
WARNING
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE, ELECTRIC SHOCK OR OTHER PERSONAL INJURY, MOUNT FAN ONLY TO A U.L. LISTED OUTLET BOX OR SUPPORTING SYSTEM MARKED
ACCEPTABLE FOR FAN SUPPORT AND USE MOUNTING SCREWS PROVIDED WITH THE OUTLET BOX IN CONJUCTION WITH THE LOCK WASHERS PROVIDED WITH THE
FAN. MOST OUTLET BOXES COMMONLY USED FOR FAN SUPPORT OF LIGHTING FIXTURES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE FOR FAN SUPPORT AND NEED TO BE REPLACED.
CONSULT A QUALIFIED ELECTRICIAN IF IN DOUBT.
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY, DO NOT BEND THE BLADE HOLDERS WHILE INSTALLING, BALANCING THE BLADES OR CLEANING THE FAN. DO NOT
INSERT FOREIGN OBJECTS BETWEEN ROTATING FAN BLADES.
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT USE THIS WITH ANY SOLID-STATE SPEED CONTROL DEVICE.
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PACKAGE CONTENTS
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Unpack your fan and check the contents.
You should have the following items:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5a.
5b.
Fan motor assembly
Hanger bracket
Canopy
Canopy cover
Standard downrod assembly
Minimum-length downrod (for close to
ceiling mounting only)
6. Decorative ring
7. Coupling cover
8. Glass shade
9. 100W halogen bulb
10. Metal light cap
11. Receiver with 6 wire nuts
12a. Wall transmitter Incl. 2 mounting
screws and 3 wire nuts
12b. Wall plate w/2 mounting screws
13. Extra Wall Plate w/2 Mounting screws
A. Mounting hardware:
#10 x 1.5" Wood screws (2 PCs.)
#8-32 x 3/4" Machine screws (2PCs.)
Lock washers (2 PCs.)
4mm Star washers (2 PCs.)
Wire nuts (3 PCs. )
Washers (2 PCs.)
B. Downrod rubber cover
A
2
7
3
8
4
11
12a
12b
5a
5b
9
13
6
0
B
Tools Required: Phillips screw driver; slotted screw driver; step-ladder; wire cutters; electrical tape.
INSTALLING THE FAN
PARALLEL WOOD BRACE
(MIN. 2" THICK)
CEILING
JOIST
MOUNTING OPTIONS
If there isn't an existing mounting box, then read the following instructions. Disconnect the
power by removing fuses or turning off circuit breakers.
Secure the outlet box directly to the building structure. Use appropriate fasteners and building
materials. The outlet box and its support must be able to fully support the moving weight of
the fan (at least 50 lbs.). Use a UL Listed metal outlet box. Do not use a plastic outlet box.
Figure 1, 2 and 3 are examples of different ways to mount the outlet box.
OUTLET
BOX
CROSS BRACE
OUTLET BOX
CEILING JOIST OR
CROSS BRACE
CEILING
jOIST
FIG. 2
FIG. 1
ANGLED CEILING
MAXIMUM 20° ANGLE
Note:You may need a longer downrod to maintain proper blade clearance when installing on a
steep, sloped ceiling. Longer downrods are available from your Minka-Aire dealer.
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To hang your fan where there is an existing fixture but no ceiling joist, you may need to install
a hanger bar as shown in Fig. 4 (available at your Minka-Aire dealer).
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PROVIDE
STRONG
SUPPORT
HANGER
OPENING
must be
FACING
UPSIDE
HANGER BAR
(OPTIONAL)
OUTLET BOX
RECESSED
OUTLET BOX
FIG. 3
FIG. 4
CEILING
JOIST
HANGER
BRACKET
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HANGING THE FAN
WARNING: All of the parts, hardware and components such as the
hanger bracket and hanger ball have been provided for your safety and
the proper installation of your new ceiling fan. The use of other parts,
hardware or components not supplied by Minka Aire® with the fan will
void the Minka Aire® Warranty.
REMEMBER to turn off the power. Follow the steps below to hang your
fan properly:
Step 4. Carefully feed fan wires up through the downrod. (Fig. 8)
Thread the rod into the coupling, next line up holes and replace lock
pin and hitch pin. Tighten set screws.
Step 5. Slip coupling cover, decorative ring, canopy cover and canopy
onto downrod. (Fig. 9) Carefully reinstall hanger ball onto rod being
sure that cross pin is in the correct position, set screws are tighten and
wires are not twisted.
Step 1. Secure the hanger bracket to the ceiling outlet box using screws
included with your outlet box, lock washers included with the fan. (Fig.5)
Step 6. Place downrod rubber cover onto the hanger ball. (Fig. 9)
Step 2. Loosen the two set screws and remove the hitch pin and lock pin
from the top coupling of the motor assembly. (Fig. 6)
Step 7. Now lift motor assembly into position and place hanger ball
into hanger bracket. Rotate until the check groove has dropped into the
registration slot and seats firmly. (Fig. 10) Rod should not rotate if this
is done correctly.
Step 3. Remove hanger ball from downrod assembly by loosening set
screw, removing the cross pin, and sliding ball off rod. (Fig.7)
DOWNROD
RUBBER COVER
DOWNROD
OUTLET BOX
CROSS PIN
DOWNROD
SET SCREW
SUPPLY
WIRES
SET SCREWS
HITCH
PIN
LOCK
PIN
HANGER
BALL
COUPLING
*OMIT COUPLING
COVER WHEN USING
THE MINIMUM-LENGTH
DOWNROD
CANOPY
CANOPY COVER
DECORATIVE RING
REGISTRATION
SLOT
SET SCREWS
DOWNROD
HANGER BRACKET
Fig. 5
Fig. 6
Fig. 7
Fig. 10
Fig. 8
LOCK PIN
Fig. 9
HITCH PIN
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ELECTRICAL CONNECTIONS
WARNING: To avoid possible electrical shock be sure electricity is
turned off at the main fuse or breaker box before wiring.
NOTE: The Aire Control® System is equipped with a learning frequency
function which has 256 code combinations to prevent potential
interference from other remote units. The frequency on your Receiver
and Transmitter units have been preset at the factory. (Fig. 11) No
frequency change is necessary, should you desire to install another fan
within the same home or area with a seperate frequency code please
see the "frequency interference" troubleshooting section of this
instruction manual to learn how to change the frequency.
Step 1. Insert Receiver into Hanger Bracket with the flat side of the
Receiver facing the ceiling. (Fig. 12)
Step 2. Motor to Receiver Electrical Connections: Connect the WHITE
wire from the fan to the WHITE wire marked "TO MOTOR N" from the
Receiver. Connect the BLACK wire from the fan to the BLACK wire
marked "TO MOTOR L" from the Receiver. Connect the BLUE wire from
the fan to the BLUE wire marked "For Light" from the Receiver.
NOTE: If your ceiling fan features an UP Light: Connect the ORANGE wire
from the fan to the ORANGE wire marked "For Up Light" from the
Receiver. Otherwise disregard this step and proceed to secure all wire
connections with the plastic wire nuts provided. (Fig. 13 & 14)
Note: Fan must be installed at a maximum distance of 40 feet from the
transmitting unit for proper signal transmission between the
transmitting unit and the fan's receiving unit.
Step 3. Receiver to House Supply Wires Electrical Connections:
Connect the WHITE wire (Neutral) from the outlet box to the WHITE
wire marked "AC in N" from the receiver. Connect the BLACK wire
(Hot) from the outlet box to the BLACK wire marked "AC in L" from
the receiver. Secure all wire connections with the plastic wire nuts
provided. (Fig. 13 & 14)
Step 4. If your outlet box has a GROUND wire (Green or Bare Copper)
connect this wire to the Hanger Ball and Hanger Bracket Ground
wires. If your outlet box does not have a Ground Wire, then connect
the Hanger Ball and Hanger Bracket Ground Wires together. Secure
wire connection with the plastic wire nut provided. (Fig. 13 & 14)
After all splices are made, check to make sure there are no loose
strands. As an additional precaution we suggest to secure the plastic
wire connectors to the wires with electrical tape.
RECEIVER
HANGER BRACKET
Fig. 11
Fig. 12
WHITE
AC SUPPLY
BLACK
BLUE (FOR LIGHT)
BLACK (MOTOR)
GRAY
(FOR CENTER MOTOR)
BLACK
BLACK
BLUE
BLACK
WHITE
GRAY
Fig. 13
GROUND
Fig. 14
GREEN
GRAY
WHITE
BLUE
GROUND
BLACK
BLACK
WHITE ("TO MOTOR N")
GROUND- (CONNECT TO
(GREEN) GROUND WIRE ON
HANGER BRACKE
IF NO HOUSE
GROUND WIRE
EXISTS.)
WHITE (NEUTRAL)
GREEN
BLUE (FOR LIGHT)
GRAY
(FOR CENTER MOTOR)
WALL
CONTROL
BLACK ("TO MOTOR L")
BLACK
RECEIVER
WHITE
BLACK ("AC IN L")
WHITE (NEUTRAL)
GREEN OR BARE
COPPER (GROUND)
WHITE ("AC IN N")
BLACK
BLACK (HOT)
INPUT
AC120V
OUTLET BOX
INSTALLING THE WALL TRANSMITTER
WARNING! HOOK UP "IN SERIES" ONLY. DO NOT CONNECT NEUTRAL SUPPLY WIRE OF
ELECTRIC CIRCUIT TO THE TRANSMITTER WALL SWITCH, DAMAGE TO THE
TRANSMITTER WALL SWITCH AND POSSIBLE FIRE COULD OCCUR.
Step 1. Remove the existing wall plate and switch from the wall outlet box.
Step 2. Make the electrical connections as shown in Fig.14. If your outlet box has a ground
wire (Green or Bare Copper) connect the Transmitter's ground wire directly to one of the
screws from the outlet box. Secure all wire connections with the plastic wire nuts
provided.
Step 3. Carefully tuck the wire connections inside the outlet box. Use the screws provided
to secure the wall transmitter and wall plate to the outlet box. (Fig. 15)
NOTE: Your Aire ControlTM System includes two sets of face and decorative plate color
options. The wall control comes with standard white faceplate attached. If you desire to
replace it with the Ivory color faceplate included, use a small flat screw driver and gently
pry it apart from the top or bottom of the plate.
Fig. 15
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FINISHING THE INSTALLATION
Step 1. Slide the canopy up to ceiling and over the two screws on hanger bracket. Rotate
canopy clockwise, next, while holding the canopy with one hand, slide the canopy cover over the
screws and rotate counter-clockwise until tight.
Note; adjust the canopy screws as necessary until the canopy and canopy cover are snug. (Fig. 16)
OUTLET BOX
HANGER
BRACKET
HANGER
BALL
CANOPY
Fig. 16
CANOPY
COVER
INSTALLING THE LIGHT BULB AND GLASS SHADE
WARNING: Shut of the power supply before removing or replacing lamp. In handling of halogen bulb, care should be taken not to touch it with
your bare hands. Oil residue will shorten the life of the halogen bulb. If you accidentally come into contact, wipe thoroughly with a clean, lint-free, cotton
cloth. Allow the bulb to cool off for 10 minutes before changing the bulb. Use light bulb in accordance with the fan's specification. TO REDUCE THE RISK OF
FIRE DO NOT EXCEED MAXIMUM WATTAGE RATING.
ATTENTION: The Energy Policy Act of 2005 requires this fan to be equipped with a 190 watt limiting device. If lamping exceeds 190 watts, the ceiling fan's
light kit will shut off automatically.
1. Install the 100w halogen bulb (included). (Fig. 17)
2. Place glass shade into light plate, align the three flat sections from the glass neck with the three raised dimples from the light plate. Press glass into light
plate and gently turn clockwise until it stops and feels snug, do not over tighten. (Fig. 17)
CAUTION; hold the edges of the glass with both hands and very gently wiggle it up and down to make sure is properly secured and it won't come off easily.
(Fig. 17)
NOTE: A metal light cap has been included with your fan as an option to replace the glass in the event that you prefer not to use the light feature of your fan.
This metal light cap is not necessary for the light operation. It can be saved for later use if desired.
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To install the metal light cap follow Step 2. above. To remove the metal light cap, you must first press and then turn counterclockwise, the custom
built in spring mechanism inside the light plate will push the metal light cap out of the light plate. (Fig. 18)
100 W HALOGEN
BULB
GLASS
SHADE
Fig. 17
METAL
LIGHT CAP
Fig. 18
ADJUSTING THE TILT ANGLE
Step 1. Pull the "PULL" knob out to unlock the fan, tilt the fan
body to desired location, push back the "PULL" knob to lock
the fan. (Fig. 19)
Fig. 19
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OPERATING THE REMOTE CONTROL/WALL TRANSMITTER
instructions apply to ceiling fans that feature a DOWN D. OFF-ON Slide Button (Wall Control Fans Only)
light ( button) only or ceiling fans that feature an UP This button turns the power Off and On to the Fan and
A.
Buttons:
light ( button) and a DOWN light ( button) that are Light(s).
These buttons are used to set the fan speeds as follows; controlled independent of each other;
E.
Button: This button rotates the fan assembly at 3
= Low Speed
RPM.
= Medium Speed
Press and release the button for the desired light to turn NOTE: The complete fan assembly is designed to rotate
= High Speed
the light ON or OFF. Press and hold the button to set the in one direction however, when blocked it will
desired light brightness. The light will cycle between automatically turn to the opposite direction. The
B. Button:
bright and dim settings as long as the button is pressed. rotation change will not have any effect on the
This button turns the fan off.
The light key has an automatic auto-resume feature that performance of the fan.
C.
Button:
allows the light to remain at the same brightness as the
These buttons turn the light ON or OFF and also control last time it was turned off.
the brightness settings of the light. The following
Restore Power to Ceiling Fan.
CARE OF YOUR FAN
Here are some suggestions to help maintain your fan.
4. Use a lint free lightly damp cloth or duster to remove dust from
the blades.
1. Because of the fan's natural movement some connections may become
loose. Check the support connections, brackets and blade attachments
twice a year. Make sure they are secure. (It is not necessary to remove
fan from the ceiling).
5. There is no need to oil your fan. The motor has permanently lubricated
bearings.
2. Clean your fan periodically to help maintain its new appearance over
the year. CAUTION; many common household cleaning products contain
chemicals that could damage the finish of your fan. Use only a soft lint
free cloth and soapy water.
3. If your fan is provided with wood veneer blades; you can apply a light
coat of furniture polish for additional protection and enhanced beauty.
Cover small scratches with a light application of shoe polish.
6. If your fan is provided with glass shades, clean with lukewarm soapy water
and a soft cloth or sponge. DO NOT IMMERSE GLASS SHADES IN HOT WATER.
DO NOT PUT GLASS SHADES INTO AN AUTOMATIC DISHWASHER.
WARNING!
MAKE SURE THE POWER IS OFF AT THE
ELECTRICAL PANEL BOX BEFORE YOU ATTEMPT
ANY REPAIRS. REFER TO THE SECTION,
"ELECTRICAL CONNECTIONS".
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TROUBLESHOOTING
SYMPTOM
Fan will not start
SOLUTION
Check to make sure the wall switch is turned on.
Check circuit fuses or breakers.
Caution! Make sure the power is turned off before performing the
following steps.
SYMPTOM
Fan Sounds Noisy
SOLUTION
Allow a 24-hour "break in" period. Most noises associated with a new
fan will go away during this time.
Make sure the screws that attach the fan blade holder to the motor
hub is tight.
Remove canopy and check wire connections.
Make sure outlet box is secured to building structure, if necessary
use the wood screws provided to further secure outlet box to joist.
Check wall control transmitter connections (if applicable).
Make sure hanger bracket is secure to the outlet box, screws are
tight.
Note: Fan must be installed at a maximum distance of 40 feet from
the transmitting unit for proper signal transmission between the
transmitting unit and the fan's receiving unit.
SYMPTOM
Fan Wobble
SYMPTOM
Lights shut off and will not come back on.
SOLUTION
NOTE: All blade sets are grouped by weight. Because wood and
plastic blades vary in density, the fan may wobble even though
blades are matched.
SOLUTION
This unit is equipped with a wattage limiting device. Lamping in
excess of 190 watts will disable your ceiling fan’s light kit. To reset
your light kit you must turn the power off and re lamp, keeping the
wattage under 190 watts. Restore power to your ceiling fan and
continue normal operation.
Make sure outlet box is secured to building structure, if necessary
use the wood screws provided to further secure outlet box to joist.
Make sure hanger bracket is secure to the outlet box, screws are
tight.
Use the balancing kit provided if the wobble is excessive (follow
instructions included with balancing kit)
SYMPTOM
Fans/Light Turn On and Off Unexpectedly
SOLUTION
This is caused by interference, Please see "Frequency interference" for
steps to change the frequency.
SYMPTOM
Frequency Interference
SOLUTION
1. Turn the power off to your ceiling fan.
2. Please use a small size tool to change the frequency settings on the control system.
3. Return power to the unit.
Note: After the AC power is on, do not press any other button on the transmitter before pressing the "Stop" button, doing so will cause the
procedure to fail.
4. Within 60 seconds of turning the Fan's AC power ON. Press the transmitter's "Stop" button and hold the "Stop¡" button for 10 seconds.
5. Once the receiver has detected the set frequency, the down light of your fan if applicable will blink twice. (there is no indication if your fan is not
equipped with a light).
6. The receiver has now learn the frequency which has been selected on the transmitter. After completing the steps above, you should be able to
operate the ceiling fan and light. If the fan is not responding to the transmitter, please turn the power off to the receiver, and repeat the process.
SPECIFICATIONS
These are typical readings. Your actual fan may vary.
They do not include amps and wattage used by the
light(s).
Fan Size
14"
Speed Volts Amps Watts RPM CFM
120
Low
Medium 120
120
High
0.70
0.80
0.85
48
67
102
720 2900
980 3400
1350 5050
N.W.
G.W.
C.F.
13.65
kgs
18.11
kgs
6.58'
For any additional information about your
Minka Aire Ceiling fan, please write to;
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1151 W. Bradford Court, Corona, CA 92882
For Customer Assistance Call: 1-800-307-3267
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