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Kmart Anko 40cm Wi-Fi Pedestal Fan HEGSM40 review

Priced at $89.

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Recommended View more details.

We recommend currently available pedestal fans which score at least 80% and above for airflow and tower fans which score at least 75% and above for airflow.

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This overall score reflects the airflow score, which is a calculation of airflow at maximum speed.

Airflow score View more details.

The airflow score is determined by measuring airflow speed at various points (depending on fan type) at maximum speed and calculating airflow volume. The CHOICE Expert Rating is the airflow score.

Minimum noise (dB) View more details.

On the lowest speed, this is the noise in decibels (dB) you can expect. For context, 40dB is a whispered conversation, whereas 60dB is a normal conversation.

Maximum noise (dB) View more details.

On the maximum speed, this is the noise in decibels (dB) you can expect. For context, 40dB is a whispered conversation, whereas 60dB is a normal conversation.

Adjustable degrees below horizontal View more details.

Many fans allow you to adjust the angle of breeze up and down.

Adjustable degrees above horizontal View more details.

Many fans allow you to adjust the angle of breeze up and down.

Availability View more details.

'Tested model' means the model should still be available for sale. In some instances, for older tests or when products are still available on the second-hand market, we include discontinued models in our results.

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Price View more details.

This is the recommended retail price at the time of testing.

$89
Running cost View more details.

We work out the fan's annual running cost by assuming two hours of use at max level each day, then continuous use for eight hours on low level each night, for three months (92 days). Energy is charged at 30c/kWh.

Degrees – horizontal sweep View more details.

How many degrees the fan oscillates from side to side.

80
Weight (kg) View more details.

Light ones are easier to move, heavy ones may have a stable base.

6.42
Width (cm) View more details.

Measured at the widest point, rounded to the closest centimetre.

46
Depth (cm) View more details.

Measured at the widest point, rounded to the closest centimetre.

41
Overall height at highest position (cm) View more details.

The maximum height the fan can reach after the stand is adjusted to its highest position.

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kmart.com.au
Remote control View more details.

Remote controls are handy so you don't have to physically get up to change settings. Make sure any button battery compartments are secured with a screw or require two deliberate actions to open to prevent children from accessing them.

Yes
Timer settings View more details.

Many fans have a timer mode so they can turn off after a few hours while you sleep, for example.

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