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Useless gadget 29 85.29%
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Old October 14, 2009, 04:27 PM
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Vote#1. Honestly, the so-called "Chopping" of air is what we often call "turbulence", and that's exactly what you want when you're trying to cool something. This thing is furniture-peen, nothing.
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Old October 14, 2009, 04:35 PM
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From what I read it's not just placing the fan inside the base. It's a blower with some kind of special technique.
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I voted for "useless gadget" for home use, although I'm sure the strange airflow from that technology can be used for some student's research paper.
If the CFMs from this is high enough, maybe it can be used in-line in a larger building's ventilation system? <patiently waits for new entry in patent office>
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Old October 14, 2009, 05:14 PM
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It draws air in the base and then shoots in out in nozzles around the ring. Neat, not very revolutionary (just air shooting out holes in a circle....) and WAYYYYY overpriced.
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Old October 14, 2009, 06:04 PM
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Not overpriced considering the hundreds of thousands that im sure went into development
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Old October 14, 2009, 08:11 PM
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Quote:
hypothetically, what happens when sh#t hits it? Is it amplified?
From one of the posters in AkG's link.

Also, a little more in-depth look:
Dyson Air Multiplier Review: Making a $300 Fan Takes Cojones - Dyson air multiplier - Gizmodo
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Old October 14, 2009, 08:23 PM
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Having met the man personally (he bought a Global Express), I must say he knows his shit. He explained how his vortex works. And yes, his vacuum cleaners are that good, after trying one. No stupid commercial here, just me, some heavy dust and a vacuum cleaner.
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Quote:
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Our company has its own research and development department, production, r&d, sales and after-sales service as a whole, gripping each link, better service to consumers. Please be assured that we dealers of the company nor leaf electric fan OEM, only you want, We will meet you all reasonable requirements!
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As an aside, the sucker is loud. I've a friend with a couple of upright pillar-type fans he picked up at Costco, and they move a lot of air. This Dyson fan doesn't seem to move nearly as much but is quite a bit more audible.
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Airflow settings: Fully variable
does that mean it has an infinite maximum airflow? if so, why are they not using these things to build ultrasonic aircraft? if not, fully variable to what? 3 years later and they still don't have a max CFM rating.
also, holy necro post there jake.
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