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    • 80 CFM
    • 2.5 Sones
    • Plug-in, permanently lubricated motor
    • Built-in mounting ears for quick, sturdy installation
    • Torsion spring grille mounting - no tools required
    • 4” duct connector with quiet back draft damper
    • Installs in 2” x 6” construction
    • UL Listed for use over bathtubs and showers when connected to a GFCI protected branch circuit

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  • Rated 3.8 out of 5 by 13 reviewers.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Overall good product for the price. I am still in a quandary as to why "silent" fans cost so much more than fans that make a little noise. What part of the silent fan justifies the price increase? September 5, 2014
    Rated 3 out of 5 by 2.5 sones/no way This puppy is loud. MUCH louder than the sone comparison unit set up in the store. Like a jet starting to rev up. Two of the four mounting screw holes should be relocated. Good design (I've done it for 35 years) includes making things easy to mount/attach when you are not it the most comfortable position. I needed a 10" phillips extension. The exhaust flange interfered with my attempt at putting in 2 screws. It does seem to draw well although I purposely oversized it a bit. July 20, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by This product was just what I was looking for. It was time to replace the vent in my powder room. The original fan was too noisy. I was looking for a quiet powerful fan. The display at the store I bought it in had a chart that described every model. This model seemed to have all the characteristics I wanted. After easy installation, I turned on the power and the sound was perfect, somewhat soothing compared to my old fan. I could also feel the circulation of the air, not too powerful and not too faint, it was just right. Love it! Going to buy the same to replace my master bath fan. March 11, 2014
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Exactly what I was looking for. Very quiet, efficient and easily installed in a very short time. March 11, 2014
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Does a very good job. I've used this fan before. It is easy to install, looks great, and works very well. It is dependable and easy to clean. The price is good and I would recommend it. March 10, 2014
    Rated 4 out of 5 by This product is easy to install and is quiet. The ventilation fan was economical, easy to install. It is also easy to remove the cover and clean. I would certainly purchase again. At the time I made the purchase, cost precluded me from buying the better model. If I do purchase again, I will buy the same brand, but the upgraded model. March 10, 2014
    Rated 3 out of 5 by Noisy Operation If the noise level I'm getting is a 2.5 Sones level, the sone scale is way off. And if that were not bad enough, the hum/buzz the unit gives off from vibration within the housing AND against the stabilizing rafter and/or ceiling is ridiculous - EVEN AFTER REINSTALLING the unit with 1" foam padding under and around it! The one pleasing point is that it does draw well, but I attribute that to the facts that the unit is sealed with foil tape at the ceiling, and it is a small (6x6x8) room, more than to unit performance. March 10, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Quiet Fan This fan provides excellent ventilation with minimal sound disturbance. March 10, 2014
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    Thank you for your question on the model 683 exhaust fan. This unit can be installed with insulation against the sides and on top of the unit housing, up to an R40 value. If you do not have access from above (attic or crawl space) you will probably need to tear out more ceiling than would normally be necessary and patch the ceiling after the installation.
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    Yes with no problem.
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    Thank you for the question on the model 683 exhaust fan. The fan is rated at 2.5 sones, which is not a noisy fan. The problem could be with the installation or with the fan itself. Please contact our Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 and we can go over some troubleshooting tips with you.
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    how can i get a replacement cover?

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    Thank you for your question on the model 683 exhaust fan. The part number is 97017032 which you can order on our website - www.broan.com or by calling Customer Service Department at 800-558-1711.
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    Is the grill paintable?

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    Thank you for your question on the model 683 exhaust fan. You can pretty much paint anything as long as it is prepared and primed properly. I would take the grille to a larger paint store and have them suggest a primer and paint for the grille.
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    To remove the grille from the unit, first remove the lens by gently depressing the sides and pulling it down. Once you remove the light bulb, you will need to take off the nut in the center of the reflector. At this point, you will be able to lower the reflector and grille assembly.
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