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Nicro Minivent 1000 Solar Vent

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Nicro Minivent 1000 Solar Powered Exhaust Ventilator

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Product Details

Nicro Minivent 1000 is a solar powered exhaust vent that will keep the boat cabin cool when needed. Under solar power the MiniVent 1000 will move 700 cubic feet of air per hour and at night even a light breeze will continue to ventilate the boat. Available in white ABS plastic or stainless steel. Comes complete with interior trim ring and mounting hardware and fits into a 3-3/4 inch installation hole.

Fits 3-3/4" diameter installation hole. The vent can be retrofitted to an existing hole of up to 6" diameter.

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Technical Information

  • Solar powered exhaust ventilation during daylight , passive exhaust at night.
  • No batteries or wiring required.
  • Whisper quiet fan operation.
  • Durable white ABS construction.
  • Shut off damper to prevent water intrusion in rough seas.
  • Dimensions: 7 inch diameter x 1-3/4 inch high.

Reviews for Nicro Minivent 1000 Solar Vent

5 of 5 Reviews

August 25, 2023

No battery to allow for nite, cloudy running
By Scot from Bodkin Creek

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I don't think the spec's were clear about only running when in full sun , even a small cloud stops the fan

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April 11, 2022

Died within a year!
By Capt Rich from Southwest Florida

Worked great for about 9 months in Florida, then died.

Bottom Line No, I would not recommend to a friend

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October 22, 2012

nice but needs direct sunlight
By kw from new hampshire

This fan installed nicely into an existing 4" hole in my deck; one thing to be aware of it seems to require direct, bright sunlight to operate, just daylight is not enough to make it run. I think it will suit my needs though and the price was reasonable.

Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend to a friend

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May 15, 2011

A great buy, if a little expensive.
By BPSailor from Lake Bridgeport, TX

This seems like a great product. I replaced an old unit on the deck of my Com-Pac 23 last week. I upgraded to the model with the stainless trim ring. Seems like a good way to protect the plastic housing. I was a little disappointed that the solar array was assembled in such a way that it sits at an angle to the centerline of the boat. However this does not affect the unit's performance. Would be nice if the product description gave more dimensional informatiom. The diameter of the fan housing is 7". If the unit is installed without the optional interior trim ring then the hole only needs to be 3.5". I would recommend this product to anyone that wants a solar-powered fan for their boat.

Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend to a friend

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July 14, 2008

Keeps the head area ventilated
By Buddy from Toms River, NJ

The solar powered vent works round the clock to keep the head area on my boat supplied with fresh air. It really makes a big difference. The fan is very quiet. BTW the fan is reversible so that it can be setup for air intake or exhaust. A nice self contained unit.

Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend to a friend

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