Model # 696N

Internet #100081599

Store SKU #126313

Store SO SKU #1000686084

NuTone 50 CFM Wall/Ceiling Mount Bathroom Exhaust Fan
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NuTone

50 CFM Wall/Ceiling Mount Bathroom Exhaust Fan

  • Exhaust fan to help reduce moisture, odors, and prevent mildew
  • Powerful enough for rooms (including bathroom) up to 45 sq. ft.
  • Easy to install and/or replace existing product for DIY'ers
$ 14 97
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Product Overview

  • Exhaust fan to help reduce moisture, odors, and prevent mildew
  • Powerful enough for rooms (including bathroom) up to 45 sq. ft.
  • Easy to install and/or replace existing product for DIY'ers
The NuTone 696N Wall/Ceiling 50 CFM Bath Fan is ideal for baths up to 45 sq. ft. It is also suitable for utility and recreation rooms up to 60 sq. ft. The attractive yet functional white polymeric grille has torsion springs that allow adjustment for thickness variances in ceilings or walls.
  • White polymeric grille blends in with most decors
  • Housing is rugged galvanized steel
  • Effective impeller blower wheel for removal of moist air
  • Mounts on either 16 in. or 24 in. O.C. joist or stud
  • 50 CFM to help reduce moisture
  • 50 CFM at 4.0 sones
  • Extra-large outlet box area
  • Manages moisture in bathrooms up to 45 sq. ft. and other rooms up to 60 sq. ft.
  • UL-listed; safe for use over tub or shower enclosure when installed in a GFCI protected branch circuit
  • Pick the best air filters for your home. Check out our Buying Guide for helpful tips.

Product Overview

  • Exhaust fan to help reduce moisture, odors, and prevent mildew
  • Powerful enough for rooms (including bathroom) up to 45 sq. ft.
  • Easy to install and/or replace existing product for DIY'ers
Model #: 696N
Sku #: 126313
Internet #: 100081599

The NuTone 696N Wall/Ceiling 50 CFM Bath Fan is ideal for baths up to 45 sq. ft. It is also suitable for utility and recreation rooms up to 60 sq. ft. The attractive yet functional white polymeric grille has torsion springs that allow adjustment for thickness variances in ceilings or walls.

  • White polymeric grille blends in with most decors
  • Housing is rugged galvanized steel
  • Effective impeller blower wheel for removal of moist air
  • Mounts on either 16 in. or 24 in. O.C. joist or stud
  • 50 CFM to help reduce moisture
  • 50 CFM at 4.0 sones
  • Extra-large outlet box area
  • Manages moisture in bathrooms up to 45 sq. ft. and other rooms up to 60 sq. ft.
  • UL-listed; safe for use over tub or shower enclosure when installed in a GFCI protected branch circuit
  • Pick the best air filters for your home. Check out our Buying Guide for helpful tips.

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Ratings (634) (52) (125) (307)
Housing Length (in.) 7.25 7.25 7.52 7.5
Maximum Room Size (sq. ft.) 45 60 70 50
Housing Width (in.) 7.5 7.5 7.17 7.25
Features No Additional Features No Additional Features No Cut Installation No Cut Installation
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Specifications

Dimensions

Housing Length (in.)
7.25
Housing Width (in.)
7.5
Maximum Room Size (sq. ft.)
45
Product Height (in.)
4.625
Product Length (in.)
8.5
Product Width (in.)
8.75

Details

Air Volume (CFM)
50
Amperage (amps)
0.9
Color/Finish
White
Duct Compatible Sizes
3 in
Fan Sound Level (Sones)
4.0
Features
No Additional Features
Grill Shape
Rectangle
Housing Material
Galvanized Steel
Included
No Additional Items Included
Installation Type
Ceiling,Wall
Mount Type
Surface Mount
Product Weight (lb.)
3.2lb
Returnable
90-Day
Room Size
Small Room Fan
Voltage (volts)
120
Wattage (watts)
0

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
1-UL Listed,HVI Certified
Manufacturer Warranty
Limited 1 year

Specifications

Dimensions

Housing Length (in.)
7.25
Housing Width (in.)
7.5
Maximum Room Size (sq. ft.)
45
Product Height (in.)
4.625
Product Length (in.)
8.5
Product Width (in.)
8.75

Details

Air Volume (CFM)
50
Amperage (amps)
0.9
Color/Finish
White
Duct Compatible Sizes
3 in
Fan Sound Level (Sones)
4.0
Features
No Additional Features
Grill Shape
Rectangle
Housing Material
Galvanized Steel
Included
No Additional Items Included
Installation Type
Ceiling,Wall
Mount Type
Surface Mount
Product Weight (lb.)
3.2lb
Returnable
90-Day
Room Size
Small Room Fan
Voltage (volts)
120
Wattage (watts)
0

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
1-UL Listed,HVI Certified
Manufacturer Warranty
Limited 1 year

Questions & Answers

Is this Fan Spark Proof if used to exhaust solvent and flamable vapors ?

Asked by: Cholly
I am going to guess but I'd say no. They are usually rated for that and often the motor is separated from the fan and the fan is belt driven. Don't play with that! Spend the money and get the proper rated unit! You don't want to get hurt.
Answered by: George
Date published: 2018-04-28

iscan i install it without a vent in the ceiling

Asked by: kingzee44
no no no!!! You cant. and for everyone that said yes..... Stay away from DIY.
Answered by: John
Date published: 2019-03-09

I have a fan in the bathroom ceiling but the thing has gone caput. I guess the motor finally went. Will it take alot of work to get the old one out?

Will it take a electrician to do any wiring?
Asked by: Stevie
A bit
Answered by: HomeDepotCustomer
Date published: 2017-11-05

New Fan in Bathroom

I don't currently have a fan in my bathroom, but need one for moisture control and to help ventilation. Do I need additional materials to install the fan in my ceiling? I have a small crawl space above the bathroom.
Asked by: No Toolbelt Diva
You will need some basic tools such as a drywall saw, measuring tape, screw driver, pliers. You also need some materials such as 3" duct depends where you need to run the duct , 3" hose clamp, cable, wire connectors, wood screws. Last, you need some skills. Good luck.
Answered by: Davie
Date published: 2018-03-01
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Customer Reviews

50 CFM Wall/Ceiling Mount Bathroom Exhaust Fan is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 634.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Decibel level too extreme for residential bathroom While this might work great at 50CFM to remove air in a windowless bathroom, it's not worth the trade-off in DEAFENING noise for residential applications. Our old one burned out (literally electrical wiring producing burning and smoke), and replaced with same new fan. The old motor was crusted with grey dust (which is probably why it failed) even though the grill was cleaned and vacuumed constantly, but probably why it was half the noise when we took residence. Additionally, we have to run the fan continuously to keep moisture out of the small bathroom for a high occupancy residence. Looking at the specs, this fan is NOT rated for continuous operation, so it will probably fail sooner than later. Would possibly benefit from not being tied to light switch. Additional comment on noise level in a small bathroom: I cannot hear anything outside of the bathroom even with the bathroom door wide open; I've been in pleasanter industrial environments (I would post the Db level if I had a meter.)
Date published: 2014-08-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This exhaust fan is super efficient for my bathroom. I don't even have to fight steam/for from my... This exhaust fan is super efficient for my bathroom. I don't even have to fight steam/for from my super hot showers at all. There definitely isn't any moisture developing in my bathroom because of that. It's also quiet enough for me (because I hate loud exhaust fans).
Date published: 2019-03-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I've used, repaired, and replaced this model in my apartments. This year I've been building a ca... I've used, repaired, and replaced this model in my apartments. This year I've been building a cabin and have purchased 10 of these exhaust fans for the small bathrooms. For the master bathroom and the outside bathroom (in Bear Lake Country we call it an outhouse), I have purchased the NuTone 765HFL which includes 1500 watt heaters and a lights. I'm very pleased with these smaller fans which fit my need, are reasonably priced--they are an economical workhorse. MarDell Parrish, Bear Lake, Idaho.
Date published: 2019-02-26
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Loud. Loud. Loud. You'll find this fan installed in a lot of rental properties because it's about the cheapest thing you can find. It may be cheap, but it is extremely loud and the fan will easily become unbalanced and be even louder. What you need to know about these exhaust fans is their CFM, and most importantly their SONES. SONES are a measurement of loudness. CFM is how much air the fan can move (cubic feet per minute). You can see by the specifications of this product that it is 4 SONES at 50 CFM. That's pretty loud compared to anything less than 4 sones. For even a few dollars more you can get a quieter fan that moves the same amount of air or more. You should avoid this product unless you absolutely have to have the cheapest thing you can find. To see a great SONES comparison check out this video: https://youtu.be/TaEggy4Ilns We just moved in to a rental property with this fan installed and immediately replaced it for something much quieter and with a higher CFM. A quick side note: Some people like the noise to drown out the activities they are performing the bathroom. 2 SONES and up should be more than enough noise to keep you comfortable. 4 SONES and up is excessive noise.
Date published: 2015-08-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I bought this fan, the smallest fan Home Depot offers, to take paint and cigar smells out of the ... I bought this fan, the smallest fan Home Depot offers, to take paint and cigar smells out of the workbench area of my garage. even though it is too small to do the entire garage, it works great for what I bought it to do. It is very noisy, but that is fine in the garage, I can imagine it would be annoying in a bathroom though. Overall it moves a lot of air and smell.
Date published: 2019-02-07
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Unfortunately NuTone changed the size of this model by about... Unfortunately NuTone changed the size of this model by about a 1/2" so there was no way to just drop a new unit in to replace the old one. That said, it was possible to remove the motor from the new unit and install that in the old unit. For some reason it is louder, but it will have to do until I am willing to open the ceiling.
Date published: 2019-01-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I had a 16 year old fan quit working, and it turned out to be less expensive to buy the whole thi... I had a 16 year old fan quit working, and it turned out to be less expensive to buy the whole thing than to just replace the fan motor. I removed the fan assembly from the metal enclosure and it fit right into the old one. It was also nice to be able to replace the old plastic grill that had yellowed with a new white one.
Date published: 2019-03-12
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Was looking to replace an existing motor/fan in a bathroom ceiling exhaust. This whole unit was c... Was looking to replace an existing motor/fan in a bathroom ceiling exhaust. This whole unit was cheaper by a few dollars than just a motor / fan replacement unit. I thought this was strange. However the dimensions of this motor / fan was slightly bigger than the housing in the ceiling. Therefore it could not be used.
Date published: 2019-01-29
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