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Philips FC8769
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Philips FC8769 Vacuum Cleaner

650W Cylinder Vacuum Dry 5.5kg May 2014
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Philips Vacuum Cleaners Have Good Reviews

We checked the expert and user reviews of hundreds of vacuum cleaners to determine an average rating for each vacuum manufacturer. On average vacuum cleaners manufactured by Philips have good reviews from owners and experts.

12 Air Filtration Stages

The Philips FC8769 is a 12 air filtration stage vacuum. Most of the other high maximum input power vacuums that came out more than two years ago have between 2 and 12 air filtration stages.

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Shallow

The average depth of vacuum cleaners of this spec and age is 380mm, and the depths range from 140mm to 600mm. At only 292 millimeters, the Philips FC8769 is fairly shallow compared to most of the other high maximum input power vacuums that were released around the same time as the FC8769.

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5 Reasons Against

Quite Low Vacuum Suction

The average vacuum suction of vacuums that have been available for more than two years is 30kPa. The vacuum suction of the Philips FC8769 of only 16.8 kilopascals is one of the lowest amongst vacuums of this type and age.

Vacuum cleaners with a higher vacuum suction that might be worth considering include the Philips FC99[plb_2403808_price] (17kPa), or the AquaVac Boxter 30 S[plb_2510601_price] (17.5kPa).

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Does Not Have a Brush Tool

The Philips FC8769 does not have a brush tool, although it is worth noting that most of the other vacuum cleaners of this spec and age also do not have a brush tool.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

Across all the vacuum cleaners of a comparable spec and age to the FC8769 the noise levels range from 57dB to 85dB. With a noise level of 80 decibels, the Philips FC8769 has a fairly loud noise level compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners that are a similar age to the FC8769.

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Not Cordless

The Philips FC8769 is not cordless, although it is worth noting that most of the other similar spec vacuums that are a comparable age to the FC8769 are also not cordless.

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Only C Hard Floor Cleaning Performance Class

The Philips FC8769 has a C hard floor cleaning performance class which is better than most vacuums of a similar age and type to it. Most vacuums of this age and spec have an A hard floor cleaning performance class.

This vacuum cleaner's hard floor cleaning performance class (C) is in fact the worst hard floor cleaning performance class amongst all vacuum cleaners of a comparable age and spec to the FC8769.

The best hard floor cleaning performance class amongst similar types of vacuum cleaner is A.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Philips FC8769

Average Operating Radius

The Philips FC8769 has a relatively average operating radius (10 meters) compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners of a comparable age and type to the FC8769.

There are a number of alternative 10m operating radius vacuum cleaners currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Dyson DC19T2[plb_1375099_price].

If you want a vacuum cleaner with a bigger operating radius then you might want to consider the Nilfisk Bravo[plb_2516142_price] (10.2m) which also has a higher rating.

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Dry Cleaning Type

The cleaning type of this vacuum cleaner is Dry, which is the most frequently supported cleaning type on similar spec vacuums that have been around for more than two years.

If you want a vacuum cleaner with a better cleaning type then you might also want to consider the Polti Vaporetto Action[plb_1718656_price] (Wet).

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Average Weight

At 5.5 kilograms, the Philips FC8769 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other vacuums of a similar type and age to the FC8769.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

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

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Barcodes 00871010359654, 08710103596547, 08710103651772, 08710103719601

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