If I Want to DIY an Air Purifier, Will a DC Fan Works Better Than a AC Fan?

We’ve tried small DC fans (running off USB ports) in the past and they do seem to work, just put out less clean air than most! If you want to hacking the an AC fan like our DIY to work off DC, it won’t really be possible, as the motor is designed only for AC power.


Get Your Free Guide to Breathing Safe

Join the thousand keeping up on the latest research & knowledge on how to breathe safe. Sign up now and receive a free guide to breathing safe!

Was this article useful?00

Smart Air is a social enterprise that creates simple, no-nonsense air purifier and provides free education to protect people’s health from the effects of air pollution. We are proud to be the only certified B-Corp dedicated to fighting air pollution.