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Black & Decker DV1205
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Black & Decker DV1205
Date: 28/10/09, updated on 20/11/11 (346 review reads)
Advantages: Cordless, Easy to use
Disadvantages: Quite heavy, no adpter for continuous use
With my conventional cord vacuum cleaner, my toddler used to stumble over the cord. He just loves to run around the house like crazy especially when I'm cleaning. He was fond of annoying me by pulling the plug from the socket as I cleaned at the center of the living room.
When my sister's vacuum cleaner died, I sold my cleaner to her for less than half the price and I decided to buy a cordless vacuum cleaner. I searched for a good cleaner in the internet and I ended up purchasing a Black & Decker DV1205 cylinder Vacuum Cleaner at £73.
Black & Decker DV1205 Cyclonic Vacuum Cleaner is cordless for convenient cleaning. I can bring this dustbuster anywhere in the house without thinking about the hazard that the cord might cause to my toddler like i always did with my old conventional vac.
This hand-held cleaner is a rechargeable power type. The voltage that this cleaner requires is 12V CD for the motor to properly function and consumes 17 Watts of electricity. The cleaner airflow is 32.84 cfm and airflow power is 20 Watts.
Black & Decker boasts that this EcoExtreme vacuum consumes 66% less energy than any standard handheld vacuum.
The motor has 2-speed and it has a switch for control. Although the switch is reachable with the thumb, I find it stiff. I have to use my other hand to operate it.
Black & Decker DV1205 Cyclonic Vacuum Cleaner can be recharged whilst laid flat and it also has multi-surface charging base so it can be charged wall-mounted. That is convenient enough for me. It has light indicator on board that shows its charging status. The indicator continuously lights when it is on charging process and blinks when it is fully charged. It has 5 hours of charging time.
Black & Decker DV1205 Cyclonic Vacuum Cleaner is a bagless device. The capacity of the bin is 0.7 litres and that is big enough for me that I don't have to empty the bin often. It also has a window bowl that makes the bin visible so I would know when it's time to empty the cleaner.
A narrow nozzle and a small brush are attached on board for easy cleaning and it has a built-in crevice tool on board.
This handheld vacuum cleaner is good. It is cordless so it reduces the hazard brought by conventional cord vacuum cleaners. Even when my toddler runs like crazy around the house, there's no cord that might cause him injury whilst I clean the house.
Although this dustbuster is lighter than conventional cleaners, it is still a bit heavy when I use it during the full-power length of its charge. I have to carry it alternately with my left and right hand. The full length of its power when fully-charged is about 8 minutes of continuous cleaning so I have to stop the cleaning process even when I'm not yet done just to recharge for it has no adapter for continuous cleaning.
Black & Decker DV1205 Cyclonic Vacuum Cleaner is a very practical gadget for home cleaning. It picks up dust and larger pieces of dirt but the cleaner struggles a bit with long hairs. It is portable and makes me free to move around the house whilst cleaning but the vacuum force is not as strong as conventional cleaners. It seems to me that this vacuum cleaner has lesser suction power but the cordless and bagless feature made me pick it up from the rest.
(also posted on ciao)
Summary: This vacuum cleaner is good.
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