It’s disappointing when you by a new fan and realize that blowing out a candle has more power. Pro-Performance high-velocity fans aren’t only for cooling you down. They are an extremely effective tool for providing a powerful cool breeze around your home and even job sites.
We are going to look at two pro-performance high-velocity fans; the Lasko 4900 vs 4905. We will compare their features like appearance, settings, and power. You will be able to find all of the specifics in a side by side chart for quick viewing, and we will finish off with some pros and cons.
The Lasko 4900 and the Lasko 4905 are very similar and, so we will begin here.
The Lasko 4900 and the Lasko 4905 are perfect for cooling down rooms in hot temperatures, even larger rooms. They can also be used for drying walls, floors, carpets, ventilating rooms, and exhausting. Aside from the home, you can take either of them to job sites, use them in your garage or your workshop.
The fan head on the Lasko 4900 and the Lasko 4905 has a wide pivoting action for directing the airflow and circulation. All you need to do is turn the head in the direction you want as it clicks into place. Both have three high-velocity speeds with a manual control dial.
We felt this was a great accessory to make life far simpler. The Lasko 4900 and the Lasko 4905 have two 120v outlets on the side. If you need to plug in additional tools you can do so without having to get out an extension cable.
Ease of Use
With a 10ft long power cord, you will have plenty of lengths to use the Lasko 4900 and the Lasko 4905 where needed. They both have a built-in carry handle, so they are easy to transport. All you need to do is plug in the fan, flick the power switch on and choose your setting. They both have extra stable feet making them sturdy when in use.
Another thing that makes the Lasko 4900 and the Lasko 4905 easy to use is that they come fully assembled. Once you take them out of the box, they are ready to be plugged in and used straight away.
The Lasko 4900 and the Lasko 4905 are ETL listed. You can rest knowing that they have passed various safety tests.
If you buy the Lasko 4900 or the Lasko 4905, you will receive a one-year limited warranty.
Side By Side Comparison
The differences between the Lasko 4900 and the Lasko 4905 are very subtle but may well be what you base your decision on.
In this case, the difference isn’t so subtle.
The fan is 14.5 x 11.5 x 14.75 inches and weighs 13.93 pounds. The unit is black with a yellow fan head. The manual control button is also yellow.
The size and weight are exactly the same, it’s the color that is different. The unit is black, but the fan head and manual control is grey.
The Winner Is- A Tie
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Both have a 3-pronged plug that is grounded. The circuit breakers are slightly different.
This has a 10amp circuit breaker. To reset the pro-performance fan, you need to unplug it from the power source.
The amperage isn’t confirmed in the product information. However, it does have a rest button.
The Winner Is- The Lasko 4905
The CFM is the number of cubic feet per meter and it is a good way to appreciate the airflow of a fan.
This small but powerful fan has a CFM rating of 350
The difference might be small, but the is still a difference and 374 CFM.
The Winner Is- The Lasko 4905
Pros and Cons
Prior to our final verdict, here are some pros and cons for the Lasko 4900 and the Lasko 4905.