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690NTBath Fan Upgrade Kit 60CFM; Ventilation Fan with White Grille

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  • The NuTone bath fan upgrade kit lets you substantially increase the performance of your existing fan in just 10 minutes. Improve power up to 20%, reduce the sound level up to 50%, and upgrade the appearance of your economy fan quickly and easily. Replaces NuTone models 693, 695 and 696N.

    • 60 CFM helps reduce humidity to prevent or eliminate fogged mirrors and manage moisture in bathrooms up to 55 square feet, so your vision will be clear and your surroundings will be comfortable
    • A 3.0 Sone rating will be a noticeable improvement to enhance all around comfort
    • Kit contains a choice of motor plates to suit multiple models, a plug-in fan motor and blower wheel, wrench and new grille providing all the parts you need to upgrade, without the hassle of replacing the whole housing. No ducting or electrical work is required
    NuTone 690NT Upgrade Kit replaces only the models listed below:
     
    If your grille looks like this:   The fan is very likely one of these models:   Housing Dimensions:
     

    Broan 670, 671, 688, 689 

    Nautilus N671, N688

      Broan
    670, 671, 688, 689

    Nautilus
    N671, N688
     

    7-1/2"x7-1/4" only

    * 8" x 8-1/4" are not compatible

     

     

    NuTone 693, 695 

      NuTone
    693, 695, 696N
      7-1/2"x7-1/4"
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    8"x7-1/4"
     
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    NuTone Bath Fan Upgrade Kit Model 690NT

    Easy Bath Fan Replacement with Upgrade Kit

    Replacing a Noisy Bathroom Vent Fan – Danny Lipford

  • Baths up to () Sq Ft55
    Ceiling InstallationYes
    CFM @ 0.10"60
    CFM @ 0.25"N/A
    ColorWhite
    CSANo
    cUL ListedNo
    Duct DirectionHorizontal
    Duct SizeN/A
    ENERGY STAR® Most Efficient 2014No
    ENERGY STAR® qualifiedNo
    Globe Glass ColorN/A
    Grille DiameterN/A
    Grille FinishWhite Polymeric
    Grille Length9-3/8"
    Grille Width10-3/4"
    Heater WattageN/A
    Housing Dimensions L x W x HN/A
    Housing HeightN/A
    Housing LengthN/A
    Housing WidthN/A
    Humidity SensingNo
    HVI CertifiedYes
    Light Bulb QuantityN/A
    Light Bulb WattageN/A
    Light Bulbs IncludedNo
    Lighting TypeNo Light
    Minimum construction space requiredN/A
    Motion SensingNo
    Motor engineered for continuous operationNo
    NightlightNo
    Product Weight (Pounds)2.1
    Project PackNo
    Rated Amps1.2
    Rated Sones3
    Rated Sones - VerticalN/A
    Rated WattsN/A
    Sones 6" to 4" reducerN/A
    UL Listed for use over bathtubs or showers when connected to a GFCI circuitNo
    Wall InstallationNo
    Warranty1 Year
    Watts @ 0.1"N/A
    Watts @ 0.1" (Max CFM)N/A
    Watts @ 0.25"N/A
  • Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 46 reviewers.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Good product, clear directions, awkward install in my housing Product is as described. Would recommend. Noticeably quieter than the old original 696N. Clear directions. My install was a bit difficult because my housing had been installed too deep into the ceiling cavity, not to mention it was a bit bent out of shape due to foam insulation having been put around it at a later date than original install. So I had to work at getting the new motor plate installed without it hitting the edge of the housing (plastic flap/air exhaust duct) and then it was a real struggle to get the springs of the new grill into their slots. But I finally succeeded and the sound level is MUCH BETTER, much less noise. Very pleased. Haven't yet noticed the increase in air movement, but am sure it is as good or better than it was. The sound reduction was the key piece for me. October 7, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Great product Installs in a breeze. Works great. Quieted down my old fan. I love it!! September 6, 2014
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Easy Upgrade, wish it was higher cfm Swapping out my old failing fan with this upgrade kit was a breeze. It's pretty quiet although not completely silent. I wish it had a higher cfm for displacing the steam from the bathroom, but I'm still very happy with the product. I don't regret the purchase and would definitely recommend this to anyone who doesn't want to do a full remodel. September 5, 2014
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Quiet and effective This unit replaced an older Nutone product. This product was easy to install and is much quieter than the existing unit. This unit provides adequate ventilation at a low sound level. September 5, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Well designed This product is well designed, and was very easy to install. It runs quiet and I am very pleased with it's appearance. a real quality product. September 5, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Glad Nutone made this Brilliant thinking. My house constructed in the late 70's had the old 696 series B installed and it was time for an upgrade. Super easy to install and a big difference in terms of noise. September 5, 2014
    Rated 2 out of 5 by Easy install; not long lasting Yes, it is very easy to install. The noise level (the main feature I was after) was not reduced in my small bathroom but it does move air quite well. However, after about 7 months an intermittent defunct bearing noise developed - quite loud. Had to replace it. May 31, 2014
    Rated 3 out of 5 by This product seems to be average After upgrading my three bathroom exhaust fans, I am not convinced that the CFM is any higher and the decibel noise level is any lower. April 23, 2014
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    Can I use this kit instead of Kit C350BN?

    I have a Mercury by Nutone C-350C2 B unit can I use this kit to "upgrade' to 60 CFM over the C350BN's 50CFM?
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    Thank you for your question on the model C-350C2 exhaust fan. The 690NT is not designed to be used with the C-350C2. You must use the C350BN.
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    This is Justin again - Is there a reason why? I've measured the dimentions for both and they are identical.
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    NuTone technical support requested that due to the age of the C350C2-B unit that you contact them directly for further discussion. They can be reached at 1-888-336-6151. Thank you.
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    I successfully installed the 690NT upgrade kit into my C-350C2-B. Everything fit perfectly, except my old housing didn't have the tabs to hold the plastic sheet in place, to help direct the airflow.
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    This kit will work with the following models:

    695
    696N
    693
    670
    671
    688
    689
    N671
    N688
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    the product web site lists ten models it works with.
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    Hi,
    I want to upgrade my 30-year old NuTone bathroom exhaust unit with a replacement motor kit. My exhaust far looks like a 690-type, but the fan is a propeller type. The replacement product seems to come with only a squirrel cage (round) fan.

    Is that the correct replacement for my old motor/fan unit?

    Thank you.
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    Thank you for your e.mail. We appreciate your business. Before you purchase the 690NT up-grade kit, please note that it can only be used on the following models:
    Broan models: 670, 671, 688, and 689.
    NuTone models: 693, 695, and 696N.
    You have indicated the unit is 30 years old. I would suggest that you contact our Customer Service Department at 888-336-3948, and discuss if replacement parts might be an option. Thanks, again.
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    The "squirrel cage" will move twice the air per rotation of the motor drive. You will like the result. Make sure mounting box does not obstruct the vent. My old one was poorly installed. Glad I corrected it.
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    Fan quit running. Unit is over 30 years old. Tag says: "695P B unit, use with 690AP A units only. 1.5 amp, 70 CFM". It has a squirrel cage fan. Housing measures 8" x 7-1/4". What should I order? Is there any kind of upgrade available?
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    Thank you for the question on the 695P. I’m sorry, but the motor is no longer available for this unit and there are no replacements. You will need to completely remove the current unit and replace it with another model.
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    This unit come with two brackets to match the two common box sizes: the 7 1/2 x 7 1/4, and the 8 x 7 1/4. this is a nice quiet unit that moves lots of air, if your vent is not obstructed. My builder mounted the box to obstruct the vent. Brilliant!. I installed this upgrade a year ago. EZ. Quiet and efficient.
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    Thank you for your question on the model 690NT exhaust fan. If you currently have a Mercury model 690, the 690NT will not work with this model. The replacement power unit assembly (motor mounting bracket, motor and blower wheel) for this model would be the C350BN and you can get it through the “Shop for Parts” link at the top of our web site page.
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    Answer: 
    I bought and installed the nutone 690NT. It was the same model that was previously installed. The new one also has an A after the 690NT as listed on the fan.
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