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679Fan/Light, White Plastic Grille, 70 CFM, 3.5 Sones Type IC

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  • Broan features classic ventilation fan/light combinations which easily fit any décor. Why stop at just powerful ventilation when you can add extra lighting to help brighten any room?
    • 70 CFM 3.5 Sones
    • Bright 100-watt lighting capacity. Bulb not included
    • Shatter-resistant light diffusing lens
    • Type IC (Insulation Contact). Quality Broan features and easy installation make this an extremely popular series
    • Designer styled white polymeric grille complements virtually any decor
    • Plug-in, permanently lubricated motor
    • Efficient polymeric fan impeller
    • Mounting ears offer quick, sturdy installation
    • UL listed for use over bathtubs and showers when connected to a GFCI-protected branch circuit
    • Polymeric duct connectors with tapered sleeves for easy, positive ducting
    • All models are available in single packs or Project Paks
    • Use with Model 68W (White) or 68V (Ivory) two-function control (available separately)

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  • Baths up to () Sq Ft65
    Ceiling InstallationYes
    CFM @ 0.10"70
    CFM @ 0.125"N/A
    CFM @ 0.25"N/A
    ColorWhite
    CSANo
    cUL ListedNo
    Duct DirectionHorizontal
    Duct Size4"
    ENERGY STAR® qualifiedNo
    Globe Glass ColorN/A
    Grille FinishWhite Polymeric
    Grille Length10-5/8"
    Grille Width11-1/8"
    Heater wattageN/A
    Housing Dimensions L x W x H8" x 8-1/4" x 5-3/4"
    Housing Height5-3/4"
    Housing Length8"
    Housing Width8-1/4"
    Humidity SensingNo
    HVI CertifiedYes
    Light Bulb Quantity1
    Light Bulb Wattage100 Watts
    Light Bulbs IncludedNo
    Lighting TypeIncandescent
    MaterialPolymeric
    Minimum construction space required2x6
    Motor engineered for continuous operationNo
    NightlightNo
    Product Weight6.5 lbs
    Project PackNo
    Rated Amps2
    Rated Sones - VerticalN/A
    Rated WattsN/A
    Sones3.5
    UL Listed for use over bathtubs or showers when connected to a GFCI circuitYes
    Wall InstallationNo
    Warranty1 Year
    Watts @ 0.1"N/A
    Watts @ 0.25"N/A
  • Rated 3.9 out of 5 by 16 reviewers.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Perfect Balance of Quiet White Noise This fan replaced an older model bathroom exhaust fan which was significantly noisier. This fan, has just the right balance of what I call a "Quiet White Noise". In other words, it has just enough noise so you know its on and covers any sounds that you may not want heard. September 7, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Great product at a great price! I purchased this fan to use in my bathroom. I did the install myself, and it couldnt have been easier. The product is made very well, and I have had no issues with its performance. The fan is very quiet, yet very strong. I would definitely recommend. September 5, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by The Broan bathroom fan/light is an excellent value, easily installed and quiet while in use. The Broan bathroom light/fan is well designed, the instructions are easy to understand and follow. The fixture fits readily into the bathroom ceiling and takes about 1 hour to install when replacing an existing light/fan. The fan can be wired to operate either independently of or in conjunction with the light. The Broan bathroom light/fan is an attractive fixture with a strong, quiet fan that is an attractive addition to any bathroom. September 5, 2014
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Good low-end bathroom fan Good fan for small bathroom. Not too loud. Efficient enough. Price was good. My only complaint is that the plastic covering the light is tinted a terrible shade of blue that makes any bulb you put in look very harsh. March 10, 2014
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Noisy but economical bathroom vent fan and light. My reason for not giving this fan/light set a higher rating is it is rather noisy. It was harder removing the old fan compared to how easily this fan went in the same hole in the ceiling. March 10, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Love this product. I am very pleased with this product. It works very well and the fan is very quiet. Since the fan we had before this one, (not a broan brand) was very loud, I was very pleased with this fan and light fixture. March 10, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by I love it It was alittle small, so o didn't think it would be effective. But I have had it a while and it is great. It does the job, it is quiet, and it has stood the test of time, thank you Groan. March 10, 2014
    Rated 4 out of 5 by 678 Fan/Light, White Plastic Grille, 50 CFMGreat Product, Great product, great price, but CFM is a little too low. March 10, 2014
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    679 swap for XB80L

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    I have a 679 that is brand new installation but we learned for ventilation reasons we need to run this on a timer, for those purposes I would want the XB80L for reduced noise. Can the 679 be replaced with the XB80L on a "guts" basis or will I need to remove the whole chassis? There is no attic access by the way.
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    Thank you for your question. Unfortunately, there is no way to simply change the inner workings, between these two models. If you want to upgrade your 679 to the XB80L, you will need to replace the entire unit.
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    i can't open to change bulb

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    the contractor put in fan years ago, left no directions how to open to change bulb. is there a latch or something as it does not pull open
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    Thank you for your question. In order to change the bulb in the 679, you must first "pop" out, or remove the light lens. The best way to do this is with a "butter" knife or wide bladed scraper of sorts. You may view this procedure, in the installation instructions, which may be found on our web site when searching model 679. If you need further assistance, please contact out Technical Support line at 800-637-1453.
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    Thank you for your question on the model 679 exhaust fan/light. For a similar fan that is quieter, you may want to consider the 778WH (if you have access from an attic or crawl space above). If you do not have access from above, you may want to consider the XB80L. Please contact the Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 for further assistance.
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    How big do I cut the hole to install a 679?

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    the instructions are a bit confusing to me. Do I need to cut the hole in the ceiling the size of the housing plus the mounting tabs, or should I cut it just slightly bigger than the main housing and the unit can be tipped into place? just want to make sure before I start cutting holes in the ceiling, Thanks.
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    Thank you for your question on the model 679 exhaust fan/light. The actual ceiling opening needed for the 679 is 8” x 8-1/4”. Depending on how you are installing it, you may need to make the hole slightly larger. The unit needs to be mounted so that the bottom of the unit housing is flush with the finished side of the ceiling. Please contact the Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 for further assistance.
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    I need a new fan/motor for the 678-G are these available?

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    Thank you for your question on the model 678 exhaust fan. The blower assembly (motor, motor mounting bracket, and fan blade) is part number 97015163 and the motor alone is part number 99080521. You can use the “Shop for Parts” link at the top of our web site page to purchase the parts. You can also contact customer service at 1-800-558-1711 for parts ordering assistance.
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