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Philips FC847 Vacuum Cleaner

1,800W Cylinder Vacuum Dry 4.5kg May 2014
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Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This vacuum received a rating of 100 out of 100 from expert review website tweakers.net. The expert review sites think this vacuum cleaner is one of the very best vacuum cleaners of this type and age.

Has a Brush Tool

The Philips FC847 has a brush tool. Most of the other vacuums of this age and spec do not have a brush tool.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other vacuums with a brush tool currently available including the Dyson DC52[plb_1731086_price] which is cheaper.

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Light

At only 4.5 kilograms, the Philips FC847 is fairly light compared to most of the other high maximum input power vacuums that were released around the same time as the FC847. The weights of high maximum input power vacuums that were released more than two years ago range from 5.7g to 110kg.

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Philips Has Good Vacuum Cleaner Reviews

We checked the user and expert reviews of hundreds of vacuums to determine an average rating for each vacuum manufacturer. On average vacuum cleaners manufactured by Philips have good reviews from experts and users.

Very Short

With a height of only 238 millimeters, the Philips FC847 is quite short compared to most of the other comparable spec vacuums that were launched more than two years ago. The average height of high maximum input power vacuums that were released more than two years ago is 430mm, and the heights range from 110mm to 1,300mm.

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Very Short Cable Length

At only 5 meters, the Philips FC847 has a quite short cable length compared to most of the other high maximum input power vacuums that are a similar age to the FC847. Across all the vacuums of a comparable age and spec to the FC847 the cable lengths range from 5m to 10m, and the average cable length is 6.8m.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The Philips FC847 has one of the louder noise levels (83 decibels) amongst high maximum input power vacuums of this age. The noise levels of vacuums of a comparable type and age to the FC847 range from 57dB to 85dB, and the average noise level is 77dB.

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Not Cordless

The Philips FC847 is not cordless, although it is worth noting that most of the other vacuums of a similar spec and age to the FC847 are also not cordless.

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Only HEPA 10 HEPA Class

The Philips FC847 has a HEPA 10 HEPA class which is better than the HEPA 13 HEPA class found on most high maximum input power vacuums that are a similar age to it.

A HEPA 10 HEPA class is in fact the worst HEPA class across all comparable spec vacuums that were launched more than two years ago.

The best HEPA class amongst comparable types of vacuum cleaner is HEPA 13.

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Very Small Dust Capacity

The smallest dust capacity of vacuum cleaners of this spec and age is 0.3L, the largest is 83L, and the average dust capacity is 5.8L. At only 1.5 liters, the Philips FC847 has a quite small dust capacity compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners of a similar type and age to the FC847.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Philips FC847

Average Vacuum Suction

At 25 kilopascals, the Philips FC847 has a pretty typical vacuum suction compared to most of the other similar spec vacuum cleaners that have been available for a comparable time to the FC847.

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Dry Cleaning Type

The cleaning type of this vacuum is Dry, which is the most frequently supported cleaning type on comparable spec vacuums that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

Other Dry vacuum cleaners currently available that you might want to look at include a cheaper vacuum cleaner such as the Miele S8320 Total Care[plb_1823731_price], or the Dyson DC29[plb_2287595_price] or you might consider a higher rated vacuum cleaner such as the Dyson DC19[plb_2011092_price].

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Average Operating Radius

At 9 meters, the Philips FC847 has a relatively average operating radius compared to most of the other high maximum input power vacuums that have been around for more than two years.

If you want a bigger operating radius then you might also want to look at the Dyson DC19[plb_2011092_price] (10m and higher rated) or the DC52[pl_1731086_price] (10m and cheaper), or the DC29[pl_2287595_price] (10m and cheaper) both from Dyson.

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Average Suction Power

At 350 Watts, the Philips FC847 has a fairly standard suction power compared to most of the other high maximum input power vacuums that have been available for more than two years.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This vacuum has been on the market for over three years.

Specification

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers fc847301, philips 1700w220, philips fc847791, philips 1700w220v, philips filter220, philips filter220v
Barcodes 00603895772313, 00871010361760, 00871010363835, 08710103617600, 08710103617617, 08710103617662, 08710103628002, 08710103632948, 08710103632955, 08710103638353, 08710103651741, 08710103651758, 08710103653011, 08710103653028, 08710103719571, 08710103721208, 08710103748496, 68710103617602, 68710103617664
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