Dyson Bladeless fan is probably one of the best inventions to have surfaced in the 21st century. Why? Cos’ it provides consistent, smooth voluminous airflow and above all, it is super safe as there are no exposed spinning blades to threaten anyone’s fingers or hair. With Dyson bladeless fan, form and functionality goes hand-in-hand, offering a sense of sophistication and it is, of course, aesthetically eye-pleasing which matters to a sucker like me. There’s one major caveat though; it is pretty damn expensive and so, if your wallet is tight, bladeless fan is not going to be part of your life. But not all hope is lost cos’ YouTuber Rulof Maker has deciphered the inner workings of a bladeless fan and he will teach you how to cobble up one for yourself using common parts.
Rulof’s iteration involved hacking a water bottle jug and a couple of plastic vases, and is powered by a microwave fan. The end result is a bladeless fan that looks like Dyson’s, albeit a little less refined, and function as it should. Though it is worthy to mention that Dyson’s bladeless fan does not suck air from behind the fan like Rulof’s; it draws air exclusively from the bottom. As for Rulof’s DIY fan, it does both; the microwave fan pushes air upwards and through the horizontal ring, and this action kicks off another effect that draws air from the back to form the Venturi effect. Anywho, it works, though it might not be as quiet as the authentic version; it probably make as much ding as the first generation Dyson bladeless fan which I am using right now (it’s pretty noisy, alright).
Image: screengrab via Rulof Maker’s YouTube video.