Orion Fans

- For nearly two decades Orion Fans, a division of Knight Electronics has been supplying and designing thermal management solutions for demanding applications worldwide. Orion provides one of the industry’s broadest lines of AC, DC fans, blowers, fan trays and accessories. Fast response and short lead times provide customers the right product when they need it. Orion offers price, quality and availability. 

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Digi-Key’s library of more than 2000 exclusive PTM Online… On Demand® product training modules is a collection of training tools created with you – the busy design engineer – in mind. They are provided with the cooperation of participating supplier partners. From this one source, you can learn about the latest products and technologies, download datasheets, check inventory, contact our technical staff, and place an order for same-day shipment.

These modules are available in audio and non-audio formats and listed by supplier in easy-to-find alphabetical order. Simply locate the module that interests you and click on your format of choice. We hope you find these tools useful, and with new modules added continuously, we invite you to stop back often to see what’s new.

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Module NamePreviewAudioNon-AudioDurationParts List
  • 60 V Telecom Fans
2.8MB332KB5 minParts List
  • AC Fans
1.6MB393KB5 minParts List
  • Air Flow Monitors
1.3MB572KB5 minParts List
  • DC Fans
1.9MB390KB5 minParts List
  • Fan Accessory
2.0MB405KB5 minParts List
  • Fan Trays
1.6MB456KB5 minParts List
  • Louvered Filter Fan Kit
1.5MB612KB5 minParts List
  • Smart Fans and Fan Trays
1.6MB747KB5 minParts List
  • Specialty Fans
2.1MB380KB10 minParts List

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High Performance DC FansHigh Performance DC Fans - Orion’s family of high static pressure DC fans are designed for highly restrictive environments found in telecom, medical, and industrial applications. They deliver superior airflow up to 250 CFM and achieve superior maximum static pressure value up to 3.9" H2O.  More...

High Airflow AC Motorized ImpellersHigh Airflow AC Motorized Impellers - Orion Fans' high capacity, centrifugal AC impellers maximize air movement and heat dissipation to improve the reliability of electronic components and extend their operating lives. Providing airflows up to 1900 CFM, these motorized AC impellers are designed to meet UL, cUL, TUV, VDE, and CE standards.  More...

More about Orion Fans

Since 1979 Orion Fans, a division of Knight Electronics has been designing, developing and manufacturing a broad line of AC fans, DC fans, fan trays, fan accessories and blowers to meet the continuing thermal management needs of OEMs worldwide. Fast response, and short lead times result in lower inventory carrying costs for OEMs.

Your Special Requirements Aren’t Specials to Us

Orion Fans and DigiKey welcome your requests for special features or unique design requirements. Orion Fans’ in-house design engineering teams, expert logistics and customer support departments develop the right product and program to minimize lead times, order quantity and overall cost.

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Press Releases

High Airflow Fan Tray From Orion Fans with Redundant Power - 12/17/2014
Orion Fans Offers Cost-effective, 1U High Six-Position Short Fan Tray Quick Tips - 11/6/2014
Orion Fans Develops AC and DC Fans that Resist Salt Fog & Salt Spray Corrosion - 3/19/2013
Orion Fans Delivers IP55-Rated AC Fans designed for Rugged Environments - 2/19/2013
Orion Fans Enhances Electric Vehicle Battery Compartment Cooling With Smart Fans - 9/17/2012
Orion Fans' Thermally-Controlled AC and DC Fans Cool Solid State Lighting Systems, Improve Performance - 8/23/2012
Orion Fans Products Now Available with IP55 Environmental Rating - 2/6/2012
Orion Fans Develops Energy-Efficient AC Axial Fans - 11/9/2011
Orion Fans Develops Higher Voltage DC Fan Series for Telecom Applications - 7/28/2011
Orion Fans Develops Power Distribution Unit with Remote and Sequencing Capabilities - 6/23/2011
Orion Fans and Digi-Key Corporation Sign Distribution Agreement - 5/24/2011
Orion Fans Expands Custom Fan Tray Solutions with Low-Cost, Three-Position AC Fan Tray - 5/24/2011
Orion Fans Keeps Power Supplies Cool in Rack-Mount, Industrial Benchtop Units - 5/24/2011
New Spot Cooling Solution with the Industry's First DIN Rail Mounted Fan - 9/2/2010
Orion Fans Creates a Complete Product Line for Cooling Applications Requiring Fan Guards - 7/15/2010
Develops Low Profile, Stackable DC Fans for Telecom, Appliance Applications - 5/11/2010
Develops Heavy-Duty, Filtered Louvered Fan Guards for Enclosure Applications - 4/5/2010
10-inch AC Fans Move Large Amount of Air in Confined Spaces - 3/1/2010
Sealed Sleeve DC Fans Cost 30-50% Less Than Comparable Ball- Bearing - 1/19/2010


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