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Inductor 6 in. Corded In-Line Duct Fan

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  • Boosts airflow to rooms that are too hot or too cold
  • Single Speed motor with an 18-Gauge grounded cord
  • Both UL 1995 and CSA listed
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Product Details
  • Boosts airflow to rooms that are too hot or too cold
  • Single Speed motor with an 18-Gauge grounded cord
  • Both UL 1995 and CSA listed
About This Product

The Inductor 6 in. Corded In-Line Duct Fan is engineered to overcome back pressure and boost air in forced air heating and cooling systems without upsetting the balance in the closed loop system. The DB206C boosts airflow in ducts with low air delivery to improve comfort and energy efficiency. If you have rooms that are too hot or too cold due to poor airflow, this is an efficient and economical solution.

  • UL listed E227633 heating and cooling equipment UL 1995 and CSA C22.2 no. 236
  • 160 CFM free air to maximum boosted air 250 CFM
  • Thermally protected class B motor with automatic reset thermal fuse. 30 Running Watts, 0.35 startup Amps, 120 VAC, 60 Hz.
  • Engineered polycarbonate blade to minimize noise and vibration
  • 6 ft. heavy duty SJT 3 conductor 18-Gauge grounded cord
  • Crimp and bead on 1 end for easy installation
  • Installs in any position
  • Corrosion-resistant galvanized metal
  • Installation screws included
  • Plugs right into the DuctStat, model DS100, (sold separately) for automatic temperature controlled on/of operation
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Product ID #: 206584745Internet #: 066028000774Model #: DB206C
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Specifications

Dimensions: H 6 in, W 6 in, D 6 in

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)6 inProduct Height (in.)6 in
Product Width (in.)6 in

Details

Brand/Model CompatibilityDuctstat, SuncourtHVAC applicationAll HVAC types
Pack Size4Product Weight (lb.)2 lb
Returnable90-Day

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty12 Month Limited Warranty
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Questions & Answers

46Questions
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Q:Is this fan variable speed? I would like to put speed control on the fan
by|Dec 20, 2023
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A:  Hello and thank you for reaching out. Our Inductor booster fans can be controlled with a variable speed controller.

by|Dec 27, 2023
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    Q:Does this fan run consistently or can it be wired to run with central air?
    by|Sep 10, 2023
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    A:  Hello, if plugged in to any normal outlet, this fan will run continuously. In order to have the duct booster fan operate with your HVAC cycles, you'll need to install a thermostatic switch (Suncourt Ductstat) or could have a professional wire it to run with you HVAC system. Thank you.

    by|Sep 11, 2023
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      Q:What is the noise rating in motor in decibels
      by|Aug 20, 2023
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      A:  52 dBA

      by|Aug 25, 2023
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        Q:Our LG dryer vents through the roof. We get an error code that it's overheating. LG suggested an in-line duct fan be installed in the duct behind the dryer. They said the dryer is not made to vent vertically but horizontally. Does this make sense?
        by|Apr 17, 2023
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        A:  We cannot comment about whether the dryer can vent vertically or horizontally. Please do not use a duct fan for dryer venting. It is the wrong type of fan and will not work in that application. You need a special dryer booster fan such as the Suncourt DRY04 available through www.homedepot.com.

        by|Apr 17, 2023
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          Customer Reviews

          3.4 out of 5
          • 3.4 out of 143 reviews
          • 57% recommend this product
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          Failed after 2-3 years
          I purchased this fan to increase airflow to my sun-facing 2nd floor bedroom/office, which became quite warm in the summer despite a central A/C system. The fan integrated nicely into my 6" basement ductwork (see photo), and was very quiet. The resulting decrease in room temp from the increased airflow was modest, but nevertheless much appreciated given how uncomfortably warm the room was. Fast forward 2-3 years later, and the improvement was less noticeable -- were the summers just hotter?? I couldn't tell if the fan was running -- it was so quiet. I eventually climbed up to the ductwork to listen to the fan... only silence. So I uninstalled the fan, only to find out that it had failed sometime in the past 2-3 years. (Photo 2 shows an open-circuit failure for the like-new fan, also confirmed by connecting to 115VAC.) Accordingly, I can't recommend this fan for several reasons: 1. Fan motors shouldn't fail in 2-3 years. Motors are not new technology: I've never had a bathroom fan motor fail in decades. 2. The motor is so quiet, it's hard to tell if it's failed -- unless you want to tear into your HVAC system to find out, or buy an AC ammeter to check motor current. 3. When the motor spontaneously fails, it goes from *enhancing* airflow, to *blocking* airflow -- *worsening* the problem you're trying to overcome. 4. The $38 fan cost is not the biggest loss -- it's the time spent uninstalling it from your system, just to see if it's working. Instead, I highly recommend researching "inline booster with removable fan". They're more expensive, but the central fan assembly can easily be removed for cleaning and diagnosis, which can save a lot of pain in the future. That's what I upgraded to.
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          Response from Suncourt Product ExpertJun 11, 2021
          We are sorry you had a problem with our duct fan. It is not everyday that someone actually complains that it is too quiet. They are known to be quiet but that is by design. Typically under normal operating conditions our fans run for many years. We use the motors we use because they are proven technology. An open circuit means that the thermal fuse blew in the fan so that it cannot overheat and cause a problem. The fan, as most fans in its class, is rated to 140F. You mentioned climbing up to it. If it was installed in an attic, while not usually an issue, and the heat was consistently approaching the upper limits of the fan specs it would have triggered the motor fuse to eventually blow disabling the fan. The fan does not block airflow when not running. The fan blade spins freely with any airflow going through the duct even if it is low airflow. It does not worsen the problem. You may have perceived this as worsening the problem when in reality your airflow returned to its original slow rate of flow. The fan you replaced it with may be a good fan but you will still need to get into your duct work to remove and inspect it to be sure it is running unless it is noisy enough that you can hear it when it is quiet in the house such as in the middle of the night. It is also more expensive. Whenever there is a problem with one of our products please call us at 800-999-3267 or email us through our website at www.suncourt.com. You will get a quick response and we will be happy to help resolve the issue. Suncourt
            5 found this review helpful
            It's just to weak to make any real airflow difference...
            It's just to weak to make any real airflow difference...
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            Response from Suncourt Product ExpertDec 27, 2016
            Sorry you are unhappy with the DB206C. The fan is designed to be installed 6-10' back from the output register. Distance, elbows, or bends in the ductwork can affect the fans output. If you would like to discuss your specific installation please contact Suncourt at 800-999-3267.
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            Suncourt Suncourt
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            1 found this review helpful
            Helps stretch your heating dollar$$$
            Many of the older HVAC systems have rooms at the end or the middle of the system that just don't receive enough air (heat/cold) due to many reasons... This simple well built fan will help solve those problems. All you need to do is cut into your 6 inch duct, and screw and tape the fan in place. Then what I did is wired it up using the optional ductstat device which turns the fan on and off as needed so you don't have to think about it, And the switch is low priced enough to be well worth it. I now have a room that is cozy warm and no more family complaints about it being too hot/cold,,,,,,
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            7 found this review helpful
            Good Fan, should come with the DuctStat
            This fan is very quiet and fits inline between ducts. It provides a decent boost with a single speed. The free air CFM is 160 and maximum boost is 250 CFM. It has a three prong wall plug which can to be plugged into the optional DuctStat temperature sensitive switch (not included). It would be nice if it came with the switch. Installation is very easy since it comes with one crimped end.
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            2 found this review helpful
            I was looking for a fan that had a pressure switch which that particular fan did not so I returned it but it was similar to what I was look for.
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            Yes it does "work" but does nothing
            Yes its a fan it should move air, this however does turn on the blades do spin but it does not move any noticeable amount of air. Dont waste you money!!!!
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            Response from Suncourt Product ExpertDec 14, 2023
            We are sorry you are unhappy with your fan. Each fan is tested before leaving the factory for functionality. Please call or email us with details of your application. It is possible it is not the right fan for your particular need. We would be happy to help you out. Suncourt
              So is it suppose to stay on 24/7? Plugged in worked but after 1min it shutoff and it refuse to turn back on.
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              Response from Suncourt Product ExpertNov 29, 2023
              The 6" corded duct fan will run continuously while plugged in. Shutting down after 1 minute is very unusual in a normal operating environment. Please call us at 800-999-3267 or email us at www.suncourt.com and tell us what your application for the fan is. We will be happy to help. Suncourt
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