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Fan works great on ONE side--shipping was excellent
on December 9, 2011
Exhaust fan looks great, but I'm a little disappointed that the fan motor is only on one side instead of in the middle. The exhaust pulls great on the left side of the stove, but not as good on the right and the detailed instructions with the exhuast fan even tell you that the right side will not exhaust as well as the left. I wish this fact was also included in the description of the product. If so, I may have bought another brand. If you are installing this fan, make sure you take off the section on the front where the lights are mounted which will gain you better access to installing the exhaust fan under the cabinet. The instructions do not tell you this and if you take that part off before you start installing, it's a lot easier. We found this out too late after my husband had screwed in the back part to the under cabinet. Make sure you order the halogen lights which add so much to the brightness of the cooking area. The product arrived so quickly we were pleasantly surprised when it arrived in only a couple of days. Item was well packed and arrived without any dings or dents. All in all, this is a good exhaust fan. When it is running on low or medium, there is very little noise. As expected it is a little more noisy on the high level. I wish there was a button to light up over the brightness level buttons on the lights, since you have to push that brightness level button you are using to cut off the light. I guess after some use I'll get acclimated to which level of brightness the lights are on and not have to stop and try to decide which button to push to get the light off. This is not a major problem however.