Posted on 01 / 03 / 2005
The Vax is a bag-less cyclonic 'power' cleaner that has 1700 watt
motor which sucks like hell!
The unit comes in a kit of parts and takes a few minutes to put
together, which can be a bit of a pain, but once it's together stand
by for an ear splitting experience.
The machine explodes into action with a continuous roar usually
reserved for medium sized jet aircraft. The assault on your ears
is nothing compared to the \'beating\' your carpets are about to
In about five minutes the 'clean' front room carpet (our recently
departed Dyson had been over this the day before - immediately prior
to the handle snapping off) gave up enough rubbish to fill a small
The suction from this device is genuinely amazing if a bit alarming
as we were convinced for some time that the machine was actually
cutting the carpet (like a lawn mower) so much fluff appeared in
The hand tool is also a very nifty device - a miniature version
of the main unit. Don't be fooled.... I was stupid enough to put
my hand up to the nozzle to test the suction and am lucky to have
any fingers left, it really is a beast.
Downside.... well there has to be one (cos\' it's well priced too)....
is the noise of that motor. It is VERY LOUD so much so the kids
ran from the room when we first switched it on.
Overall I give it 5 out of 5 because who said vacuuming should
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