Basic 6® Commercial Duty Ceiling Fans | Big Ass Fans
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Basic 6®

Basic 6® is the plain and simple fan for plain, simple air movement. If you’re on a modest budget, don’t need a 15-year warranty and don’t want the bells and whistles that make up the Powerfoil®8 and Powerfoil®X3.0, Basic 6 is the fan for you.
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Time for an Upgrade

Have an off-brand fan that can’t get the job done? With our trade-up program, we’ll give you credit for that “other” fan when you upgrade to an authentic Big Ass Fans product.


Industrial-Grade Motor and Gearbox

  • Inline helical-cut gears for efficient, reliable and durable operation
  • Ball bearings designed to accommodate hanging and thrust loads of Basic 6
  • Double lip seals to prevent any potential oil leakage
  • Vented and lubricated for life with synthetic oil

Patented Airfoil System

  • Patented airfoil system includes six airfoils and winglets for maximum airflow and efficiency
  • Unique aerodynamic design enhances both energy efficiency and airflow by eliminating vortex formation at the airfoil tips
  • Cuffed winglet design eliminates wind noise

Touchscreen Controls

Installation just got even easier. Just mount the included digital, variable-speed wall controller to a standard junction box with a Cat5 cable and you’re up and running. A resistive-touchscreen makes it easy to turn your fan on or off, change speed, and set password protection.

Hub System

  • Patent-pending system includes hub, airfoil retainers and hub clips that offer tough and reliable performance
  • Machine-cut precision components give uniform load distribution that promotes overall longevity and durability

Fire Control Panel Integration

Standard, power-on shutdown fire relay included for seamless fire-control panel integration

Control Options

Basic 6 has several control options available—check them out!

  • Easily control Basic 6 with the included resistive touchscreen wall control.
  • Integrate Basic 6 into your facility’s fire suppression system and keep employees safer.
  • Add BAFWorks™ to group and control multiple fans and Big Ass LEDs from a single easy-to-use touchscreen display.
  • Integrate Basic 6 into your building automation system for automatic centralized control of all your building’s systems.

Unrivaled Warranties

  • A full 7-year mechanical and 3-year electrical warranty comes standard with Basic 6.
  • Big Ass Fans handles all warranties without redirecting you to component manufacturers. We make it, we sell it, we install it and we guarantee it.


Factory-Certified Installation

  • A dedicated Big Ass Fans project manager to handle your project start to finish and forever after
  • Assurance that your fan will be installed 100% correctly, by factory-trained and certified installers who know Big Ass Fans inside and out
  • More time to run your business while we handle the install quickly, cleanly and efficiently
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Color Customization

The standard colors for Basic 6 are silver and yellow. Want something different? You can individualize your fan with one of our 8 classic color upgrades, or work with our design consultants to create a shade that’s all your own.

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Comfort That's More Than Basic

Take the next step in facility comfort with Basic 6. Call 877-244-3267 or click below to get a quote and a free custom 3D Comfort Analysis from a Big Ass Fans expert.

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Featured Case Study: Cavanaugh Flight Museum

Our mechanics are much happier because Texas summers are quite hot, and the fans help keep them cool and comfortable. Everyone is impressed with the fans when they come on. Leslie Shaw, Finance Manager, Addison, TX


Shaw turned to Big Ass Fans to combat the heat-related problems. The museum installed two 24-ft. Basic 6™ fans to circulate air and create a comfortable environment for both mechanics in the hangar and patrons renting the space. Although the fans don’t change the temperatures, they do create a pleasant breeze that makes workers and museum visitors feel up to 10°F (6°C) cooler. Shaw expects to see an effect on the bottom line, too. “With the fans, we can use the event hangar year round, which will improve our revenue.”

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