This product is performing in line with expectations. It’s a solid hand vac, with excellent ergonomics. It has good suction, but contrary to what’s claimed on the Dyson web site; “DC34 has the highest suction of any other handheld” - It’s power is no better than the Black & Decker 18 volt hand vacs, which have just as good, if not better suction. The B&D design however, is not nearly as inspired.
This unit charges quickly, empties easily and I enjoy using it.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Favorably
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Very high quality
How accurate was the on site description of the product? A bit reaching with respect to how powerful this unit is...
After reading some harsh reviews, I was hesitant to make the purchase. I did so understanding that it would only work for 6 minutes if I used it on high. We have three cats and there are always some small areas that need to be cleaned (from fur) or cat litter) every day. This unit does it quickly and easily. Usually when someone says that a product sucks, it is not a good thing. In this case it is a very good thing since suction is important in any type of vacuum. So far I have not needed to put it on high and, it has not run out of battery before finishing what I want to do.
The main problem with this handvac is the battery. Since the battery only runs the vac for a few minutes at a time, the only way to make sure it's ready for use is to keep it on its charger. That screws with the battery, and before you know it, the battery won't charge anymore. If you don't leave it on the charger, the battery drains. Replacing the battery with a new one just means going through the same thing over again. Works great, although too short a time, at first. I was lucky to get maybe 3 months of service before it stopped working.
Runs great. Refurbished it has a great charge/run time. Picks up dirt like its supposed to. It doesn't have a USB port so you can't charge it off your laptop, but, it comes with an AC adapter/charger so you can just plug it in the wall instead.
The brush adapter tip is nice, good for furniture and cleaning up the trail of cheerios that trails behind the 1-year old. I like it. Dyson's charge a bit more for their name than I would like, I wouldn't have paid full price, but between the wife asking for one and the cost of refurbished unit, I'm reasonably happy at the overall value.
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with us. Rochell Boverstockcustomercare2 on Aug 12, 2014
HOW MANY VOLTS IS IT? HOW LONG DOES THE CHARGE LAST? THESE FACTS ARE VERY IMPORTANT, MR. DYSON!susanmgowen56 on Aug 14, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
This delivers 15 minutes of powerful, constant suction – or 6 minutes on MAX power for tougher cleans. This has (28 Air watts) or 6 minutes (65 Air watts).
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Is the battery new or refurbished for this vacuum? Can the item be returned if defective?jsst34sj on Feb 24, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Thank you for your question. That is unknown what parts are refurbished on this item. You can definitely return this item if you have any issues with it at all.overstockcustomercare1 on Feb 27, 2013
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