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Dyson DC42 Vacuum Cleaner

1,100W Upright Vacuum Dry 6.6kg Sep 2014
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2 Reasons For

Fairly Big Operating Radius

The smallest operating radius of medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that came out around the same time as the DC42 is 5m and the biggest is 89m. With an operating radius of 12.4 meters, the Dyson DC42 has a quite big operating radius compared to most of the other vacuums that have been available for around the same time as the DC42.

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Dyson Vacuums Have Good Reviews

We checked 11,956 user and expert reviews for Dyson vacuums and found that on average Dyson has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Dyson has good reviews specifically for its medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners.

4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Brush Tool

Like most of the other vacuums of a comparable age and spec to the DC42, the Dyson DC42 does not have a brush tool.

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Very Low Suction Power

At only 200 Watts, the Dyson DC42 has a quite low suction power compared to most of the other medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that came out more than two years ago. Medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that have been available for around the same time as the DC42 have suction powers of between 78W and 1,200W.

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Not Cordless

Like most of the other medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that are a comparable age to the DC42, the Dyson DC42 is not cordless.

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Very Small Dust Capacity

The average dust capacity of vacuums of a comparable spec and age to the DC42 is 6.2L. The Dyson DC42 has one of the smaller dust capacitys (only 1.6 liters) amongst vacuums of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Dyson DC42

Average Weight

At 6.6 kilograms, the Dyson DC42 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that have been available for more than two years.

Alternative vacuum cleaners with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Numatic Harry Hoover HET200A[plb_1050921_price] (6.6kg).

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Dry Cleaning Type

The cleaning type of this vacuum cleaner is Dry, which is typical of many medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that have been around for more than two years.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

Dyson released the DC42 over two years ago.

Specification

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Maximum Input Power
Suction Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Design
Type
Dust Container Type
Cordless
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Colour of Product
Performance
Cleaning Type
Operating Radius
Proper Use
Cleaning Surfaces
Ergonomics
Washable Filter
Cord Length
Weight & Dimensions
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Packaging Content
Upholstery Nozzle Included
Hard Floor Brush
Number of Nozzles

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00879957005815, 05025155012307, 05025155019160

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