Minka-Aire F844-DK, Light Wave 52″ Ceiling Fan Review

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Last Updated: 12/16/2020

Product Overview

The Minka-Aire F844-DK, Light Wave 52" Ceiling Fan with LED Light Kit is an elegant ceiling fan that features three distressed Koa blades that span 52-inches. It has a hand-held remote included with it that has three speeds for the fan as well as full-range light dimming capabilities. It’s the centerpiece of Minka-Aire’s Light Wave Collection of sleek, modern home appliances and accessories.

The built-in LED lights are completely dimmable so they pleasantly illuminate the space with a fully customizable glow that eliminates the nuisance of replacing light bulbs. LED lights are super energy-efficient compared to traditional light bulbs. It’s a versatile fan that is very easy to install and can add comfort to any living space. It comes with a 6” downrod which can be traded out for one up to 60” for a taller ceiling.

Minka-Aire F844-DK 52” Ceiling Fan

Minka-Aire F844-DK

  • 3 Blades
  • No. of Speeds: 2
  • Mounting: Downrod (3.5” to 60” available)
  • 17.42 pounds weight
  • Three-speed fan with remote control.
  • Dimmable LED light with remote control.
  • Beautiful distressed brown Koa finish.
  • Easy to install.
  • Versatile downrod options.


Three-Speed Fan

The fan has three speeds which are adjustable via remote control, eliminating the need to get up just to adjust the fan so you can comfortably relax. The fan is powerful enough to circulate the air in any size room.

The three settings allow you to adjust the fan for supreme comfort. It is a very efficient fan as well and it does not waste any energy, as the blades are aerodynamically designed to move the air.

Koa Blades

The decorative styling of this fan is unique and the beautiful Koa finish will add a touch of elegance to any space. The material is strong, durable, and easy to clean for long-lasting beauty and performance.

This is not your typical ceiling fan, it is a very elegant and stylish piece that will impress your guests and add to the decor of the room. The fan doesn’t have any harsh or straight lines and features gentle curves. The Koa finish is distressed which is warmer than a high-shine finish and easier to clean and maintain.

Lighting Built-In

There is a long-lasting LED light panel built-in and the lens gives it a soft glow. The light is completely customizable and is adjustable via the remote control. Some fans make you purchase a remote control or wall panel separately, but this package comes with an easy to use remote control.

The light can be dimmed with the remote control from anywhere in the room. LED lights are more eco-friendly than other forms of lighting and remove the hassle of changing the lightbulb in a traditional light fixture.

Versatile Installation

This ceiling fan is easy to install and shouldn’t require any professional assistance. It comes with a 6” downrod but there are many different downrods available in different sizes so you can install this fan in a larger room. The length of the rod can vary from 6” to 60”. 6” is the typical length, and a longer downrod is great for taller ceilings. This ceiling fan is super easy to be installed and can be installed in any size room.

Lifetime Limited Warranty

There is a lifetime limited warranty available from the manufacturer. They have a friendly customer service team that is ready to answer your questions about installation and warranty. The lifetime limited warranty protects the fan from parts defects for the life of the fan, guaranteeing a lifetime of excellent performance.



This fan is not reversible via the remote control. To reverse the fan there is a way though. There is a manual reverse switch on the motor of the fan. Make sure that the fan is completely off before working on it.


The Minka-Aire F844-DK, Light Wave 52" Ceiling Fan with LED Light Kit is a beautiful and efficient fan. It is both Energy Star certified and ADA (American’s with Disability Act) compliant. To be Energy Star certified the fan must be tested by a third party to see if it is up to par with the industry standards for energy efficiency.

This fan is also outfitted with an eco-friendly LED light panel with a lens that causes the light to give off an even glow throughout the space. The light is adjustable via remote control so you don’t have to stand up to turn the lights down or off. LED lights are super long-lasting so it eliminates the problem of having to change out the lightbulb.

It has a unique and versatile look and installation. It comes with a 6” downrod which is the average size, but there are also other sizes available up to 60” so you can install this fan in a large room. The minimum overall hanging height is 13.5”. The Koa distressed finish is a warm, bronze-toned brown and has sleek curves that add a flare to any living space.

Charles Jasper

Charles Jasper is the owner and main author of Home Climate Center. He has a degree in Engineering and 20 years experience on working on HVAC systems. He has a passion for everything related to home improvement and loves to travel. When he is not working, you might find Jasper working on projects around the house or organizing a camping trip.

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