Dyson Hot by James Dyson

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Dyson Hot by James Dyson

British industrial design brand Dyson have unveiled their latest product: a fan heater.

Dyson Hot by James Dyson

Yes, it looks a lot like the Air Multiplier bladeless fans released last year and it incorporates the same technology, channelling the air through a 2.5mm ring-shaped aperture and accelerating it over an aerofoil.

Dyson Hot by James Dyson

The Dyson Hot has low surface temperatures and no grilles to attract dust, incorporating an automatic thermostat and a magnetic remote control that fits over the top of the machine.

Dyson Hot by James Dyson

It can also be used without the heating element as a cooling fan.

Dyson Hot by James Dyson

James Dyson is famous for inventing vacuum cleaners without dust bags and released his first fans without blades in 2009. Listen to our podcast interview with James Dyson here.

Dyson Hot by James Dyson

Here are some more details from Dyson:


Goodbye cold corners. Hello Hot.

Dyson Hot™ fan heater warms up every part of the room – fast

Conventional heaters have limited settings; like a watched pot that never boils, they can’t always heat a whole room quickly. And central heating is sometimes wasted on the whole house. Engineered to heat the room, Dyson Hot™ fan heater is the fastest to heat the room evenly.

Dyson Hot™ fan heater can be set between 1 and 37 degrees celsius to heat a room. When it hits the desired temperature, it monitors the room temperature by measuring surrounding air. If a drop is detected, the heater turns back on to maintain the set temperature.

Dyson Hot by James Dyson

James Dyson says:

“Other fan heaters rely on inefficient motors or dust friendly grills. As the heat rises you’re left with a partially heated room and a worrying burning smell. Dyson engineers have developed a heater that produces no smell and heats the whole room”.

It took a team of 22 engineers - including experts in thermo dynamics and fluid mechanics - over three years researching, developing and testing Dyson’s patented Air Multiplier™ technology for its application in a heater.

Dyson Hot by James Dyson

How it works: Using patented Air Multiplier™ technology, air is drawn in through a mixed flow impeller, a combination of the technologies used in turbochargers and jet engines. It is then accelerated through a 2.5mm aperture (the thickness of a £2 coin) set within the loop amplifier. This creates a jet of hot air which passes over an airfoil-shaped ramp channelling its direction. Surrounding air is drawn into the airflow, amplifying it 6 times in a process known as inducement and entrainment.

Dyson Hot by James Dyson

Safety: Low surface temperatures throughout and no visible heating elements. And if tipped over, the machine has been engineered to automatically cut out.

Remote Control: Turning the Dyson Hot™ fan heater on and off, adjusting temperature, airflow rate and controlling oscillation can be done easily from across a room. The remote control is curved and magnetised to store neatly on top of the machine.

Precision: Dyson Hot™ fan heater has temperature controls and an intelligent thermostat. Variable airflow and oscillation is controlled either by remote or on the front of the machine.

Cooling fan: Unlike conventional heaters it has a dual-mode function as a cooling fan. In keeping with Dyson’s Air Multiplier™ range it couples high airflow and velocity.

  • alex

    how much does it cost?

    • nicey

      if you need to know that, then you can't afford it.

  • German Engineering

    After his invention of a hand dryer, that nicely dries your hands while it makes you deaf, I expect this new product to make you blind – at least.

    • capslock

      ridiculous comment, his hand dryer is hardly deafening. lets not get carried away.

      • jake

        The hand dryer, while very effective at removing all moisture from one's hands, is in fact shockingly loud. Sounds like a Hoovercraft powering up.

      • Never Again

        Well, a DYSON Air Blade costs £800 each, and only a few weeks after moving into our new office the Management decided to switch them off because they were too noisy. That's how loud they are.

        • frankie

          rubbish. i've used one many many times. yeah they are loud but nothing to be talking about. I'd rather a little more noise, lower energy consumption and incredibly fast dry hands than having to stand at an inefficient heater for a couple of minutes or waste paper on disposable towels.

          • 1400W

            so you define 1400W, a low energy consumption? interesting

          • ian

            Recycled paper towels are lees damaging to the environment, especially if you home-compost them.

  • http://www.grafiky.co.uk/ Tom Heaton

    Very nice. Just in time for winter too (British winter that is). What else can Sir James do with air?! I'm half expecting him to announce some sort of stylish jet-pack or perhaps a floating city to combat the problems of overcrowding and invasion from The Mole People.

  • anon

    Hover board…

  • TOM

    Interesting. Hoping for a Body Drier – guess this is halfway there, and will push the technology

  • Me

    Hmmm, small problem. Quote from the text "and no grilles to attract dust". Oke, it multiplies I can get that. But nevertheless it still gets a – very reduced – part of all the dust in can find in the air…

    Very good, now some one should find a solution for that! I hope I'm quicker than James Dyson…

  • ber

    I thought heating with electricity is a no-go in our "green-design" age.

  • anon

    dyson has got some kind of innuendo going on with that finger..

  • Richard B.

    He's the Steve Jobs for housewives. Note the black long sleeve!

  • Graham

    Airy Fairies?

  • Anna

    A hover board would be great!

    This heater is silly though, fan heaters are really inefficient. You want a heater to be radiant so it heats the person, not the room.

    And moving air is cooling anyway, so you have to heat it more if it is moving.

    So, how about designing a good looking radiant heater?

  • Marco

    I like Dyson…he just focused on a specific field…usefull tols and always proposing something new…I have an air multiplier…yeah is loud but it works somehow in the middle between an aircon and a fan..and don't tell me aircon are silent…

  • jameswidegren

    This all sounds great and with innovation. But why no EnergyStar or mention of energy usage on their website in comparison to gas for example?