Ex-tractor fan - How to cure an obstinate one! Useful tip.


These bloody refurbishments!
Extractor fan?
Didn't look like it came off an old general-purpose agricultural vehicle. It's in a nice beige plastic case and doesn't go crash when you turn it on and off. No solenoid. The slats open and close slowly.
It's the kitchen one and they fitted it yesterday. Good make - Vent Axia - but later the damned thing turned itself on all by itself when I was boiling some rice. I spent ages trying to find where the whirring noise was coming from. Sounded like it was something outside. Got enough whirring noises in there from the fridge and the freezer!
Apparently it's sposed to do that when it detects humidity - but on a warm night with a window open already? - so it was wasting my electricity for nuffink.
So while conservationists are telling us all to turn off appliances that are on standby, there are probably millions of these damned things around wasting far more electricity than VCRs, PCs etc.
Bleedin Camden Caaancil! Everything they've installed and done has had something wrong with it.
(London DIYers - see page 11 of last week's Han&High.)
Soon cured it though. I took the lid off and wrapped the humidity sensor thingey in Clingfilm! It's a small white thing sticking up from a circuit board at the bottom right.
That'll teach it!
I kept the original glazing unit so once the idiot builders are off-site the fan's going to disappear and end up in my studio (half the living room) on the back of my easel in an overspray extractor unit for my nice Devilbis airbrush.
Yup. It's made by an evil CD company!
http://www.bestprices.com/cgi-bin/vlink/musiclabels/cds-by-recordlabel-BIS.html
This one.
http://www.bellcreative.co.uk/catalogue.htm
Nearly refurbished Nemo.
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Ex-tractor fan eh? I used to like agricultural machinery too!
;o)
Les
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