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Miele S5980

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Miele S5980 Miele


Canister Vacuum
MSRP: $1199










Vacuum Highlights

  • Full-size canister vacuum with vortex motor system. Filters - Active HEPA Filter and Pre-motor Filter.

  • Bags - 4.76 quart, Type G/N, AirClean dustbag, with spring-loaded, self-sealing collar.
    Canister Construction - Sealed System construction.

  • Self-sealing dustbag, floor brush, telescopic wand, and 29.5 ft operating radius.

  • Dustbag change indicator alerts you to replace the hygienic bag.

  • Filter grill, Filter indicator, Overheating lamp, Safety shut-off on overheating, and Silence insulation.

Miele Capricorn Key Specs
Bagless: NoWeight: 13 lbsWarranty: 7 yr Power: 10 amps

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Miele Capricorn Pros and Cons
MSRP$1199 This vacuum is more expensive than average and is priced in the top 1% of canister vacuums.
Premium Features14 This vacuum cleaner has an above average number of premium features and ranks in the top 1% of canister vacuums.
Variable Suction Control Variable suction control allows you to increase power as needed on deep, dirty carpets, or lower the suction when vacuuming delicate rugs and bare floors.
Finger-Tip Controls Some or all of the vacuum controls are conveniently located at the top of the vacuuming wand so you can operate the vacuum without stopping or bending over.
Noise Reduction Noise reduction features are designed into this vacuum which help make it quieter than standard vacuums and contribute to a more pleasant vacuuming experience.
HEPA Filter True or absolute HEPA filters are best. They can capture 97.99% of particles down to 0.3 microns including dust, pet dander, and allergens.
Absorb Odors Charcoal-based filters help absorb pet and other household odors out of the carpet for a cleaner-smelling home.
Auto Cord Rewind Auto-rewind is a convenient feature that allows you to rewind the cord with just the press of a button. It saves time and keeps your vacuum neat and organized.
Wand Storage Onboard wand storage allows you to securely park the wand when you're finished using the vacuum. Helps keep it organized and easier to store.
Special Features This vacuum has other special featues that are unique to this brand, and which help to make it more user friendly and effective.
Indicator Lights Includes indicator lights that alert you to required vacuum maintenance such as filter cleaning or bag changing.
Edge Cleaning Designed with side brushes and / or air suction to vacuum flooring all the way to the edges. Prevents dust and dirt from accumulating against the baseboards.
Longer Cord Length Cord length is greater than 25 feet which is adequate for most room sizes in a standard home and reduces the frequency of switching outlets.
Headlight Headlights are optional features, but they are nice for vacuuming in the evening, or trying to see in narrow areas or corners.
Longer Warranty This vacuum is backed by a warranty that is two years or longer. The standard vacuum warranty is only one year and is one of the indicators for design and quality.
Motorized Brush-Roll A motorized brush-roll helps agitate the carpet and loosen dirt so that the vacuum can suction up the debris more effectively.
Turbo BrushNo Does not include a turbo brush attachment that helps vacuum pet hair, dirt, and dust from furniture, stairways, or window coverings.
Weight (lbs)13 This vacuum cleaner is lighter than average and ranks in the bottom 29% of canister vacuums.
User Reviews5 Miele Capricorn - Based on user reviews, this vacuum is rated higher than average by 15 users and ranks in the top 4% of canister vacuums.

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