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Dyson DC51
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Dyson DC51 Vacuum Cleaner

700W Upright Vacuum Dry 5.4kg Sep 2014
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Dyson Has Good Reviews for Its Vacuum Cleaners

Based on 12,046 expert and user reviews, Dyson has good reviews for its vacuum cleaners. Dyson also has good reviews specifically for its low maximum input power vacuums compared to other manufacturers.

Electronic Power Control

This vacuum has an Electronic power control, which is the most commonly found power control on vacuum cleaners of this spec and age.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Brush Tool

The Dyson DC51 does not have a brush tool, although it is worth noting that most of the other vacuums that have been on the market for around the same time as the DC51 also do not have a brush tool.

Other vacuums which also have a brush tool that you might also want to consider include the Samsung SC07F70H which is also cheaper.

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Quite Small Operating Radius

The Dyson DC51 has a fairly small operating radius (only 8.7 meters) compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners of a similar age and spec to the DC51. Low maximum input power vacuums that have been around for a comparable time to the DC51 have operating radii of between 1.1m and 27m.

Vacuums with a bigger operating radius that might be worth considering include the Samsung SC07F70H (10.5m and cheaper).

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Only Dry Cleaning Type

The cleaning type of this vacuum is Dry, which is typical of many low maximum input power vacuums that have been available for around the same time as it.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative Dry vacuums currently available including cheaper vacuums such as the Samsung SC07F70H.

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Very Low Suction Power

The Dyson DC51 has a quite low suction power (only 160 Watts) compared to most of the other low maximum input power vacuums that have been available for around the same time as the DC51. The suction power of low maximum input power vacuums that have been around for around the same time as the DC51 range from 160W to 600W, and the average suction power is 320W.

If this vacuum suction power is too low for you then you might want to consider the Samsung SC07F70H (180W and cheaper).

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Not Cordless

The Dyson DC51 is not cordless. Most of the other low maximum input power vacuums that have been on the market for around the same time as the DC51 are also not cordless.

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Very Small Dust Capacity

Across all the low maximum input power vacuums that have been on the market for around the same time as the DC51 the dust capacities range from 0.1L to 100L. The Dyson DC51 has a quite small dust capacity (only 0.8 liters) compared to most of the other vacuums that are a comparable age to the DC51.

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Very Wide

With a width of 1,060 millimeter, the Dyson DC51 is very wide compared to most of the other vacuums of a similar age and spec to the DC51. Vacuums of this age and spec have widths of between 80mm and 1,200mm, and the average width is 310mm.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Dyson DC51

Average Weight

With a weight of 5.4 kilograms, the Dyson DC51 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other vacuums of a similar type and age to the DC51.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This low maximum input power vacuum has been on the market for over two years.

Specification

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Dust Container
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Air Filtering
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dyson dc51, dyson dc51m, dyson dc51mu, dyson dc51mul, dyson 20556101, dyson dc51mult, dyson dc51multi, dyson dc51multif, dyson dc51multifl, dyson dc51multiflo, dyson dc51multifloo, dyson dc51multifloor
Barcodes 05025155013489, 05025155013953, 05025155020326

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