MinkaAire F517-BN Brushed Nickel 3 Blade 52" Ceiling Fan - Light, Handheld Remote Control and Blades Included

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Technical Specs

Instruction Manual
Specification Sheet
FTC Energy Information
Base Color Bronze, Nickel, White
Blade Finish Medium Wood, Nickel, White
Blade Pitch 14
Blade Span 52
Blades Included Yes
Blades Sold Separately No
Bulb Base Mini Candelabra (E11)
Bulb Included Yes
Bulb Type Halogen
CFM (High) 6300
CFM (low) 2400
CFM (med) 3450
Collection Concept
Controller Included Yes
Downrod Size(s) 3.5, 6
Downrod(s) Included Yes
Energy Efficiency (CFM / Watt) 106.78
Energy Star No
Fan Blade Material ABS
Fan Control Type Remote Control
Fan Type Hanging
Finish Application Brushed, Polished
Flush Mounting No
Height 15.5
Includes Remote Yes
Installation Available Yes
Light Direction Down Lighting
Light Kit Compatible No
Light Kit Included Yes
Location Rating Dry Location
Low Ceiling Adaptable No
Motor AC Induction
Motor Size 172 x 20
Number of Blades 3
Number of Bulbs 1
Reversible Blades No
Reversible Motor Yes
RPM (High) 180
RPM (Low) 70
RPM (Medium) 138
Sloped Ceiling Compatible Yes
Speeds 3
Style Modern
Suggested Room Fit Kitchen
Theme Modern
UL Listed Yes
UL Rating Dry Location
Voltage 120
Warranty Lifetime Limited
Wattage 100
Watts Per Bulb 100

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  • Down Rods Recommended
  • Sloped Ceiling Kit Recommended

MinkaAire Concept I F517 Three Blade Ceiling Fan


  • Includes: Blades
  • Includes: 3-1/2" and 6" downrods
  • Includes: Light kit
  • Includes: Remote control
  • Includes: Cap for non-light use
  • Limited lifetime motor warranty

Lamping Technology:

  • Bulb Base - Mini Candelabra (E11): The E11 (Edison 11mm), Mini-Candelabra Edison Screw (mini-can), "Candelabra" is a term for the small-based incandescent light bulbs used in luminaries made for lighting and decoration.
  • Compatible Bulb Types: Nearly all bulb types can be found for the E11 Mini Candelabra Base, options include Incandescent, Fluorescent, LED, Halogen, and Xenon / Krypton.

RCS212 Hand Held AireControl® Remote System:

  • Three speed fan control in forward and reverse
  • On/Off plus full range light dimmer with independent up/downlight control
  • Includes one (1) hand held remote control, wall holster
  • Wireless remote operation
  • Operates at distance of 20-40 feet
  • Can be used in conjunction with WCS212 wall mount AireControl®
  • 12 volt battery included

Product Technologies / Benefits:

  • AireControl® by MinkaAire® controls all functions. Such as reverse, uplight (where applicable), fan light, speed control and also off-on.


  • Motor Size: 172mm x 20mm
  • Fan Speeds: 3
  • Height: 15.5" (measured from ceiling to bottom most point on fan fixture - excludes light kit)
  • Blade Sweep: 52"
  • Blade Pitch: 14°
  • UL Rating: Dry Location
  • Airflow on High: 6300 CFM (cubic feet per minute)
  • Watts on High: 100
  • Voltage: 120
  • Light Direction: Down Lighting
  • Bulb Type: Mini Candelabra (E11)
  • Bulb(s) Included: Yes

Optional Accessories:

  • WCS212 AireControl® Wall Control
  • A245 Slope Ceiling Adapter (SCA)


  • UL Listed - Indicates whether a product meets standards and compliance guidelines set by Underwriters Laboratories. This listing determines what types of rooms or environments a product can be used in safely.

Additional MinkaAire Links

Our SKU: Concept I 52

This product is listed under the following manufacturer number(s):

  • F517-BN
    Brushed Nickel
  • F517-ORB
    Oil Rubbed Bronze
  • F517-PN
    Polished Nickel
  • F517*
    Satin Brass
  • F517-WH

*Denotes a finish or option that has been discontinued

16 Questions from the Community

  • How far does the fan hang down from the ceiling using the minimum length down rod?

    A. Using just the 3.5" downrod, the MinkaAire Concept I 52 ceiling fan has an overall height of 15.5"

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  • If I purchase the wall control switch (WC212) to use with this fan, do I also need to purchase the receiver (MinkaAire P001021500A Receiver for WC212 )? Or does it already come with a receiver since it comes with a remote? Thanks!

    A. The MinkaAire Fan Concept I does come with the remote RC212 which includes the receiver needed for the wall control WC212.

    52% of 21 people found this useful. Was this useful? yes (11) | no (10)
  • What is the base size/dimesion for this fan? We will be mounting on a preformed block/base and need to know if it will fit. Thanks!

    A. The canopy measures 5 7/8" in diameter.

    52% of 25 people found this useful. Was this useful? yes (13) | no (12)
  • Is the Minka Aire wall switch, WC210, compatible with this Concept I fan?

    A. The WC210 is getting replaced by the WC212. Which as long as the MinkaAire Concept I 52 is new it will work with the WC212.

    37% of 27 people found this useful. Was this useful? yes (10) | no (17)
  • are the 100 watt mini can halogen bulbs available at local hardware stores and can i use higher wattage?

    A. The MinkaAire Concept I 52 100w Mini-Can Halogen bulb can be found at a local hardware store and the 100 watts is the maximum that you can use in wattage for the fixture; you can go down in wattage if you desire.

    54% of 24 people found this useful. Was this useful? yes (13) | no (11)
  • Do you sell the sloped ceiling mount?

    A. Yes, it is item number A245.

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  • Can this fan be installed on an angled ceiling?

    A. The MinkaAire Concept I 52 can be installed on an angled ceiling.

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  • Just to be sure, each blade on this model is 52" (inches)?

    A. The MinkaAire Concept I 52 blades are not 52" each; the total blade span is 52".

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  • Will LED bulbs work in this since it's my understanding that we won't be able to purchase 100 w bulbs due to energy conservation legislation

    A. No, the MinkaAire Concept I 52 can't take LED bulbs, just regular halogen bulbs.

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  • Do I need to order the sloped ceiling adapted for this fan with vaulted ceilings?

    A. This fan can mount on a sloped ceiling up to 29 degrees. For slopes 29 to 45 degrees you will need to use the slope adpater, item #A245.

    58% of 19 people found this useful. Was this useful? yes (11) | no (8)
  • What is the minimun distance between fan blade and ceiling? We are mounting it in the center of a vaulted ceiling.

    A. The minimum distance from the ceiling to the blades is 13"

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  • I am planning to replace 2 ceiling fans that are wired together for one switch to control both lights and another switch to control both fans. Can 2 of these fans be controlled together on the same switch (s)?

    A. Unfortunatley they need their own controller. They can not be controlled with the same remote.

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  • How will the blades do in high winds outside? I had another fan that the blades broke in the wind.

    A. The MinkaAire Concept I 52 is a sturdy fan, however, depending on the amount of wind any fan could be damaged.

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  • I want to use the optional wall controller, not the remote; can a single wall controller run more than one fan?

    A. The MinkaAire Concept I 52 cannot be wired to another ceiling fan and be run by a single wall controller at the same time.

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  • What is the CFM rating?

    A. The MinkaAire Concept I 52 has a CFM of 6300.

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  • Does the light work independently from the fan or must the light be on when the fan is in use?

    A. Thank you for your inquiry! The MinkaAire Concept I 52 light is able to work independently from the fan.

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Warranty Info


All products are warranted to be free of defects in material and workmanship for one (1) year from date of purchase. This warranty is limited to the correction of any such defect, or the replacement of any such defective item(s), provided that: (a) we are properly notified and consent to the return of the item(s) in question: (b) the item(s) is / are returned with proof of purchase date; and (c) it is found upon inspection by us that the item(s) is / are defective as noted above. This warranty does not cover labor costs, consequential damages, nor does it apply to any item(s) that have been improperly installed, overloaded, altered, or otherwise abused by the customer, its agent(s) or employee(s). Finishes are specifically excluded from the terms of this warranty since they are subject to environmental maintenance dames beyond our control. Other than the described obligation, we assume no further liability with respect to the sale or use of our products. We make no warranty, express or implied, and disclaim any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
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