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Holmes Compact Tilt Head Personal High Velocity Fan, 5.9-Inch

Last updated: June 30, 2023


Although just 4 inches tall, this high velocity fan is quite powerful. It provides a steady breeze to keep you cool on those hot summer afternoons. Sit the compact fan on your desk, nightstand or coffee table and adjust the head to your preferred angle and relief is just seconds away.

We looked at the top High Velocity Fans and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best High Velocity Fan you should buy.

Product Details

Key Takeaway: The affordable price tag on this high velocity fan won't break your budget.

In our analysis of 95 expert reviews, the Holmes Compact Tilt Head Personal High Velocity Fan, 5.9-Inch placed 2nd when we looked at the top 14 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

The Holmes Mini High Velocity Personal Fan delivers a small but powerful personalized burst of cool, refreshing air just about anywhere you need it. A high-velocity motor offers concentrated airflow, while a tilt-adjustable head allows you to direct the airflow to wherever you want it. This small fan has metal front and rear grills and requires no assembly. Its sleek, portable design is great for use on desks and bedside tables

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Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

It remains in the selected position and doesn’t wobble or vibrate even at the highest speed setting. The front and rear grills are made of metal for extra protection and top performance.
Holmes Mini is a high-velocity fan that can provide a gentle breeze. It has a high gloss and an innovative design. You can focus the airflow anywhere you need because the fan has an adjustable head.
This is very convenient, since you will easily be able to tilt it in the direction you need.
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The adjustable tilt head allows you to direct the airflow precisely where you need it the most
This fan has a powerful motor that produces a high-velocity output. This makes the fan extremely efficient.
Reviewers love this “great multipurpose power fan” because it can be operated from across the room.
It requires no assembly and comes ready-to-use in the package.
You’ll be able to pick it up and take it with you due to the compact and lightweight design.
Small yet very powerful

What reviewers didn't like

Can operate only with the use of power/electricity
The Holmes Mini has one notable shortcoming. That is, it provides only one speed.
There are no speed adjustments
Loud for a very small fan
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