The base is wide and sturdy, designed to comfortably carry the weight of the fan even when it s operating at a high speed or oscillating. The body is not only elegant, but also stable. Tilting Control to point the fan at any angle across 45 degrees. Activate the fan s oscillation by pushing down the knob located on top of the motor housing, and simply pull it up when you want it to stop. Wide oscillation for all round comfort.