Minka Aire Slipstream XXL F889-SI in Smoked Iron

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Description

Shown in Picture: Minka Aire Slipstream XXL Ceiling Fan Model MF-F889-SI in Smoked Iron with Smoked Iron ABS blades. The light fixture comes with this fan... Energy efficient CFL fixture with opal glass shade. The fixture uses 1-26 Watt GU24 Non-dimmable CFL (included). The Slipstream XXL is a Contemporary Extra Large Fans style Ceiling Fan Designed for use indoors or outdoors in dry, damp or wet locations. This fan features a Super Efficient DC 188mm x 30mm Motor with a 14 Degree Blade Pitch producing an AirFlow rating of 5 (where 5 is best). It is operated by a 6 Speed Remote Control. Other types of controls are also available.

The Minka Aire Slipstream XXL is new for 2014 and is a larger version of the popular Slipstream. This huge 84" ceiling fan is exceptionally more affordable than other similar fans yet it is wet rated, so it can be installed in outdoor locations that are exposed directly to the rain. Of course, it can be used indoors as well. Not only is this fan extremely captivating, it is also super efficient. The powerful but efficienty DC motor uses about 75% less electricity than typical AC ceiling fans, making it one of the most efficient and environmentally friendly ceiling fans you can buy.

Included Control: Remote Control with 6 speeds forward and reverse.

Ceiling Fan Comparison Graph

Eco Friendly Ceiling Fan

  • 5
  • 2.46
  • 10000
  • 313
  • 32
  • Quality
  • MPH
  • CFM
  • Efficiency
  • Watts
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
  • 0
Breeze rating Info Tooltip text
40
Wind Speed Factor Info Wind Speed Factor Tooltip text 2.46 MPH

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Features

Features & Specifications

Motor Size Super Efficient DC Motor 188mm x 30mm Motor
Quality Rating 5 out of 5 (5 is best)
Blade Pitch 14 degree blade pitch
Blade Span 84" blade span
Blade Qty 8 blades
Blades Color Smoked Iron ABS finished blades (included)
RPMs 47 to 61 RPM
Speeds 3 Speed
Reverse Function Yes
Indoor Rating UL Listed for use indoors
Outdoor Rating UL Listed for outdoor WET locations in both covered and uncovered areas. Can be exposed directly to rain.
Includes Uplight No
Includes Downlight Yes
Downlight Type Lights Included, CFL, Single Globe Fixtures
Downlight Description Energy efficient CFL fixture with opal glass shade
Downlight Bulbs 1-26 Watt GU24 Non-dimmable CFL (included)
Downlight Wattage 26 Watts
Total Light Watts (including uplight) 26 Watts
Bottom Cap Cannot be installed without lights
Voltage Uses 110 Volt electricity
ENERGY STAR Qualified No
Style Group Contemporary
Approx. Weight 33.51 lb.
Warranty Lifetime Limited Motor Warranty
Included Downrod(s) 3 1/2" and 6"
Flushmount Capability Cannot Be Flush Mounted
Leadwire Length 80"

Replacement Glass Options*

Please call to order replacement glass (if you have broken the glass on this fan).

FREE REPLACEMENT GLASS: If you purchased your fan from us in the past 5 years (on or after March 31st 2009) and have broken your glass, we may replace it FREE OF CHARGE based on our 5 Year FREE Replacement Parts Plan. Please call us so that we can verify that you made your purchase from us and that your glass is in fact broken (email us a picture of your fan and broken glass). Once verified, we will get you a replacement at no charge (just another advantage of buying your ceiling fans here at Hansen Wholesale). *All replacement glass sales are final, no refunds or exchages.

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84"
14°
Building codes require blades to be at least 7' from the floor.
Included Downrod Length(s): 3 1/2" and 6" - Measurements taken using 3.5" Downrod.

*NOTE: Minka Aire measures the blade distance to the TOP of the blade. Please add approximately 1/2" to 1" to estimate the distance to the bottom of the blades.

Finishes

Finish Options

Other Finishes for this Ceiling Fan

Slipstream 84" XXL

Other Closely Related Ceiling Fans:

Installation
Owners Manual (PDF download)
Spec Sheet (PDF download)
Where can this fan be installed?
Indoors
Dry Locations

Yes
Outdoor Damp Locations
(covered areas)

No
Outdoor Wet Locations
(exposed to rain)

No

UL Listed for Indoor use only: The Casablanca Fordham 44 is UL Listed for Indoor use only, so it is not designed to be exposed to moisture or harsh elements. Do not install this fan outside your house. It is also not recommended for bathrooms that have a shower or tub or laundry rooms, both of which produce excessive amounts of moisture.

Downrods

Minimum Ceiling Height Requirement: Building codes require residential ceiling fans to be installed with the blades at least 7 feet from the floor. In order to meet this requirement, this fan requires a minimum ceiling height of at least 97". If your ceiling is lower than 97" then you may need to add a flushmount adapter or close to ceiling downrod if one is available for the fan (see below). Any light fixture you choose to add to this fan is allowed to be less than 7 feet from the floor, so just make sure you have enough headroom to walk under it if need be. If you cannot find what you need to make this fan work in your room, please give us a call 1-800-201-1193 so we can check to see if there are any further alternatives.

Note: This fan includes 6" and 12" downrods(s)

How long of a downrod do I need?

The downrod included with the Kichler 60" Olympia ceiling fan is 6", which puts the blades 13" from the ceiling. An additional 12" downrod for slightly higher ceilings is also included with the fan which will bring the fan to 19" from the ceiling. Here are the Minimum Ceiling Heights required for each downrod available for this fan. Each length will put the fan blades 7 feet from the floor, so if you want your fan blades higher than 7 feet, choose a shorter downrod to fit your needs.

Downrod Model Length Floor to Blades Ceiling Height Blades to Ceiling Price Add To Fan Order Separately
Included 6 inch downrod 7 feet 9.08 feet 13 inches -- Included Included
360000AP 12 inch downrod 7 feet 8.58 feet 19 inches $10.99
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360001AP 18 inch downrod 7 feet 9.08 feet 25 inches $15.95
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360002AP 24 inch downrod 7 feet 9.58 feet 31 inches $20.99
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360003AP 36 inch downrod 7 feet 10.58 feet 43 inches $24.95
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360004AP 48 inch downrod 7 feet 11.58 feet 55 inches $33.99
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360005AP 60 inch downrod 7 feet 12.58 feet 67 inches $41.95
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360006AP 72 inch downrod 7 feet 13.58 feet 79 inches $48.99
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How the above calculations are performed

To calculate the length of downrod that you need to get as close to 7 feet from the floor as possible (but not lower), first you must look at the dimensions of the fan to determine how far from the ceiling the blades will hang using the standard mounting hardware. In most cases, the hardware that a ceiling fan ships with is all you need for an 8 or 9 foot high ceiling...but be sure to double check the distance a fan hangs from the ceiling because some fans hang down more than 18" and will require at least a 9 or 10 foot ceiling.

Once you know how far the fan hangs with the standard mounting hardware you can calculate how far it will hang with a longer downrod by subtracting the length of the standard downrod from the length of a longer downrod. Add that length to the distance the fan normally hangs from the ceiling to determine how far down your fan will hang with any particular downrod length. If you do not know the length of the downrod that is included with you can figure that 4" is about average.

For assistance choosing a downrod please call us at: 1-800-201-1193

Performance

How does the Minka Aire Slipstream XXL Compare to the Average Ceiling Fan?

Note The Editor's Review is based on the latest product specifications and performance data we have in our database directly from the manufacturer. We take this information and convert it into laymans terms to give you an idea of what you can expect from the fan. Actual performance may vary depending on the circumstances of your application such as room size, ceiling height, blade selection and climate.

Quality Rating = 5 (average is 3)
With a Quality Rating of 5, the Minka Aire Slipstream XXL is among the finest quality ceiling fans made. It will run smooth and quiet without wobbling or making noise and you can let it run 24 hours a day for years on end without any worries of the motor burning out.

Wind Speed Factor: 2.46 MPH (average is about 3)
A Wind Speed Factor of 2.46 MPH gives this fan a Breeze Rating of 2 out of 5. This is very light breeze, so don't expect to experience very much cooling effect from the Slipstream XXL. Keep in mind that fans with a large blade span like this one may move lots of air when it comes to CFM (Cubic Feet per Minute), but the airflow is spread over a larger area, so the actual concentration of the airflow (wind speed) is usually less than that of normal size fans. For the best wind-chill effect in larger rooms you may want to consider two or more smaller fans (50" to 56") that have a significantly higher wind speed factor. However, if you can only install a single fan, a larger fan like this may be a reasonable compromise. Just don't expect to feel as much breeze as the abnormally high CFM rating leads you to believe. Aside from Quality, which accounts for smooth quiet operation and durability, the amount of wind-chill a fan can provide to cool you off is the most important consideration.

Airflow = 10000 CFM (average is about 5,000)
WOW...the Minka Aire Slipstream XXL moves a whopping 10000 CFM of air with a Wind Speed of 2.46 MPH. This is a huge amount of air considering the airflow of an average ceiling fan is just 5755 CFM! The 2.46 MPH wind speed is a little lower than you might expect with such a high airflow. The wind speed tells you how much breeze you can expect to feel when you are beneath the fan. Due to the blade span of this fan, the actual concentration of airflow is spread over a larger area, so the ultimate cooling effect is a little less than some fans with smaller blade spans. This is a compromise that you may be willing to accept if the actual area where you spend your time is further away from the center of the fan, which is why you may consider a larger fan such as this one. In this case the Minka Aire Slipstream XXL will allow you to raise your thermostat by 1 or 2 degrees, which will still help you save additional money on your cooling bills (if you have AC).

Efficiency Rating = 313 CFM/Watt (average is about 86)
An Efficiency Rating of 313 is in the "WOW" range of super efficient making the Minka Aire Slipstream XXL one of the most environmentally friendly ceiling fans ever made. Efficiency is defined by the EPA as the amount of airflow a fan produces (CFM) divided by the amount of electricity (Watts) it uses on high speed without any lights on. Efficiency is less important than Airflow because more CFMs allow you to raise your thermostat higher...which is where you will save the most energy. Efficiency becomes more important if you expect to operate several ceiling fans at the same time. (see calculator below)

Electrical Usage = 32 Watts (average is about 76)
32 Watts per hour is "Extremely Low", which is fantastic because the Minka Aire Slipstream XXL will cost almost nothing to operate compared to other ceiling fans. Use the calculator below to estimate just how much it will cost to operate this fan in "Your home".

Wind Speed Factor -vs- Efficiency: Wind Speed is KING! Ceiling fans can save you a lot on your energy bills if you use them properly to reduce your use of central air. Ceiling fans cool you off by creating a wind-chill effect, so the more wind speed a fan generates, the cooler it will make you feel. The cooler your ceiling fan can make you feel, the higher you can raise your AC thermostat to conserve energy without sacrificing your level of comfort. Raising your thermostat by 10 degrees can save you up to 40% on your cooling bills, but you cannot raise your thermostat by 10 degrees if you focus only on ceiling fans that use less energy rather than ones that generate higher wind speed. To put this in perspective: A typical central air system uses about 3500 Watts when it is running, so if a ceiling fan that uses 100 watts allows you to raise your thermostat a couple degrees higher than a more "efficient" fan that uses only 50 watts, the savings you will get by raising your AC therestat a couple degrees higher is far more than the difference of 50 watts between the two fans. With that said, a ceiling fan that uses less watts yet produces higher wind speed is a win-win.

Ceiling Fan Comparison Graph

Eco Friendly Ceiling Fan

  • 5
  • 2.46
  • 10000
  • 313
  • 32
  • Quality
  • MPH
  • CFM
  • Efficiency
  • Watts
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
  • 0
Breeze rating Info Tooltip text
40
Wind Speed Factor Info Wind Speed Factor Tooltip text 2.46 MPH

Performance Data

Speed RPMs CFMs Amps Watts EPA Efficiency
(CFMs/Watt)
High 61 10000 0.45 32 313
Med 51 8664 0.27 18 481
Low 47 7991 0.19 12 666

"-" means that the data was not available at the time this information was published or the manufacturer simply does not test for the data that is missing.

Operational Cost Calculator

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Blade Span CFM Wind Speed MPH Wind Speed LFM Calculate
2.46 MPH 0 LFM
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ENERGY INFORMATION
at High Speed

Airflow
10000
Cubic Feet
Per Minute
Airflow
32
Watts
(excludes lights)
Airflow Efficiency
313
Cubic Feet Per
Minute Per Watt

Compare: 49" to 60" ceiling fans have airflow efficiencies
ranging from approximately 51 to 176 cubic feet per
minute per watt at high speed.

Money-Saving Tip: turn off fan when leaving room

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