Sunbeam Summit Tower Fan (FA7400)

Sunbeam Summit Tower Fan (FA7400) review: Contemporary stylish design and good performance

Sunbeam Corp Summit Tower (Fan FA7400)
  • Sunbeam Corp Summit Tower (Fan FA7400)
  • Sunbeam Corp Summit Tower (Fan FA7400)
  • Sunbeam Corp Summit Tower (Fan FA7400)
  • Expert Rating

    3.75 / 5

Pros

  • Unobtrusive design, fair price, works well

Cons

  • Plastic feels a little cheap

Bottom Line

The Sunbeam Summit Tower Fan (FA7400) performed well in our tests and we were impressed by its very fair price tag.

Would you buy this?

The Sunbeam Summit Tower Fan (FA7400) costs $149, which is a lot more reasonable than the $599 asking price of the Dyson AM02 Tower fan.

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Sunbeam Summit Tower Fan: Features and design

Standing 115cm tall and approximately 12.5cm in diameter, the Sunbeam Summit Tower Fan (FA7400) won't take up much room wherever you put it.

The semi-glossy black plastic body feels slightly cheap and flimsy, but the design makes the fan very light and easy to transport. On top of the fan is a handy remote control storage compartment surrounded by control buttons. An illuminated display screen on the front shows the fan's current settings the ambient temperature of the room. Notable functions include: oscillation (rotation), three fan speed settings, an ioniser setting, and nature and sleep wind modes which when switched on alternate air flow settings at various intervals.

An internal turbine column sucks in air from behind the unit and blasts it out through the front, delivering an even and powerful breeze. The Summit Tower is far quieter than the Dyson AM02 Tower fan, but feels almost equally as powerful.

An ioniser mode can be switched to remove microscopic particles from the air — useful for those who suffer from allergies, asthma and other respiratory issues.

Sunbeam Summit Tower Fan: Performance

The Sunbeam Summit Tower fan works like a charm: it is easy to use and has an impressive air flow reach of about 8.6 meters. When oscillation is switched on the fan can easily disperse cool air throughout a large room, such as a lounge room.

Conclusion

The programmable sleep timer allows you to set a time for the fan to switch off, which is a great way to save power. The addition of an ioniser also makes the Summit Tower a good choice for allergy sufferers. Overall we are very pleased with the Sunbeam Summit Tower Fan, and it's priced fairly as well.

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