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Bosch BGS5230S

Bosch BGS5230S Vacuum Cleaner

700W Cylinder Vacuum Dry 8.6kg Sep 2014
Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date
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5 Reasons For

Good Brand

On average Bosch low maximum input power vacuums have good reviews compared to other brands as do all vacuums manufactured by Bosch.

Quite Quiet Noise Level

The Bosch BGS5230S has a fairly quiet noise level (only 66 decibels) compared to most of the other low maximum input power vacuums that were released more than two years ago. The quietest noise level of low maximum input power vacuums that were released around the same time as the BGS5230S is 50dB and the loudest is 89dB.

If you would consider a vacuum with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the Numatic RSB140[plb_1969317_price] (65dB).

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A Hard Floor Cleaning Performance Class

The BGS5230S has an A hard floor cleaning performance class which is better than most low maximum input power vacuums that are a comparable age to it. Most vacuums of a similar type and age to it have a C hard floor cleaning performance class.

This vacuum's hard floor cleaning performance class (A) is actually the best hard floor cleaning performance class amongst all vacuums that were released around the same time as the BGS5230S.

The worst hard floor cleaning performance class across comparable types of vacuum is D.

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A Dust Re-Emission Class

This vacuum has an A dust re-emission class, which is typical of many low maximum input power vacuums that were released around the same time as it.

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Electronic Power Control

This vacuum cleaner has an Electronic power control, which is the most commonly found power control on vacuums that have been around for more than two years.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Brush Tool

Like most of the other vacuums that have been on the market for more than two years, the BGS5230S does not have a brush tool.

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Only Dry Cleaning Type

The cleaning type of this vacuum is Dry, which is the most commonly supported cleaning type on vacuum cleaners of a comparable age and type to it.

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Very Heavy

Across all the low maximum input power vacuums that have been around for a comparable time to the BGS5230S the weights range from 640g to 8.6kg. The weight of the BGS5230S of 8.6 kilograms is one of the heaviest amongst vacuums that are a comparable age to the BGS5230S.

If you are not concerned about having a heavier weight then you might want to consider the Bosch BGS5ALL1[plb_2663105_price] (8.6kg).

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Not Cordless

Most vacuum cleaners of this type and age are not cordless. The BGS5230S is no exception to this as it too is not cordless.

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Very Heavy Weight Without Accessories

The Bosch BGS5230S has a very heavy weight without accessories (6.7 kilograms) compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners of a similar age and spec to the BGS5230S. The average weight without accessories of vacuum cleaners of a comparable spec and age to the BGS5230S is 5kg, and the weights without accessories range from 3.4kg to 6.7kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Bosch BGS5230S

Average Operating Radius

The BGS5230S has a fairly standard operating radius (11 meters) compared to most of the other vacuums of this spec and age.

If this vacuum cleaner operating radius is too small for you then you might want to look at the Siemens VSQ8SIL66A[plb_2769339_price] (12m) which is also higher rated.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this vacuum was released.

Specification

User Ratings
Power
Maximum Input Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Variable Power Settings
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Current
Annual Energy Consumption
Logistics Data
Design
Type
Dust Container
Dust Capacity
Colour
Tube Material
Performance
Cleaning Type
Operating Radius
Noise Level
Intended Use
Air Filtering
HEPA Class
Hard Floor Cleaning Performance Class
Carpet Cleaning Performance Class
Dust Re-Emission Class
Cleaning Surface
Ergonomics
Cord Length
Power Control
Automatic Cord Rewinder
Park/storage Assist
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Weight Without Accessories
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Packaging Height
Package Weight
Packaging Content
Crevice Tool
Upholstery Nozzle Included
Other Features
Technical Details
Filtering

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers bgs5230, bgs5230s, bosch bgs5230, bosch bgs5230s
Barcodes 04242002832197

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