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Philips FC8631
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Philips FC8631 Vacuum Cleaner

2,000W Cylinder Vacuum Dry 6kg Feb 2013
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The new Philips PowerPro Active delivers outstanding cleaning results thanks to the PowerCyclone 4 technology. The advance dust container is easy to empty and helps avoiding dust clouds. More
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Philips Vacuum Cleaners Have Good Reviews

Vacuums built by Philips generally have good reviews.

4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Brush Tool

The Philips FC8631 does not have a brush tool. Most of the other high maximum input power vacuums that have been around for more than two years also do not have a brush tool.

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Not Cordless

Most high maximum input power vacuums that are a comparable age to the FC8631 are not cordless. The Philips FC8631 is no exception to this as it too is not cordless.

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Only HEPA 10 HEPA Class

The Philips FC8631 has a HEPA 10 HEPA class which is better than the HEPA 13 HEPA class found on most vacuums of a similar type and age to it.

A HEPA 10 HEPA class is in fact the worst HEPA class across all vacuum cleaners of this type and age.

Across similar types of vacuum the best HEPA class is HEPA 14.

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Very Small Dust Capacity

High maximum input power vacuums that have been around for a comparable time to the FC8631 have dust capacities of between 0.3L and 83L. At only 1.7 liters, the Philips FC8631 has a fairly small dust capacity compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners of a similar age and spec to the FC8631.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Philips FC8631

Average Vacuum Suction

With a vacuum suction of 30 kilopascals, the Philips FC8631 has a fairly typical vacuum suction compared to most of the other vacuums of a similar type and age to the FC8631.

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Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 80 decibels, the Philips FC8631 has a fairly average noise level compared to most of the other high maximum input power vacuums that have been on the market for a comparable time to the FC8631.

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Average Weight

At 6 kilograms, the Philips FC8631 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other comparable spec vacuum cleaners that are a similar age to the FC8631.

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Dry Cleaning Type

The cleaning type of this vacuum cleaner is Dry, which is typical of many high maximum input power vacuums that were launched more than two years ago.

If the cleaning type of this vacuum is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the Polti Vaporetto Action[plb_1718656_price] (Wet).

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Average Operating Radius

At 9 meters, the Philips FC8631 has a fairly average operating radius compared to most of the other vacuums of this age and spec.

If this vacuum operating radius is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Sebo Airbelt K3 Premium[plb_1724682_price] (9.3m).

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Average Suction Power

With a suction power of 370 Watts, the Philips FC8631 has a pretty standard suction power compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners that were launched more than two years ago.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Philips released the FC8631.

Specification

Power
Maximum Input Power
Suction Power
Variable Power Settings
Design
Type
Dust Container
Tube
Cordless
Wheels Material
Dust Capacity
Colour
Tube Material
Performance
Cleaning Type
Vacuum Suction
Operating Radius
Noise Level
Intended Use
Air Filtering
HEPA Class
Cleaning Surface
HEPA Filtration System
Filtering
Airflow Rate
Ergonomics
Washable Filter
Cord Length
Power Control
Cable Length
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Crevice Tool
Nozzle
Other Features
Weight

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers fc863101
Barcodes 00871010361353, 00871010361747, 00871010361749, 00871010364055, 08710103613534, 08710103617471, 08710103617488, 08710103617495, 08710103640554, 68710103613536

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