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Rowenta RU Vacuum Cleaner

1,500W Drum Vacuum Dry&Wet 10.5kg Jan 2016
Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date
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3 Reasons For

Recent Price Drop of £9.78

The price of the RU dropped by £9.78 in the last few weeks.

Rowenta Has Good Reviews for Its Vacuum Cleaners

High maximum input power vacuums manufactured by Rowenta have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all vacuums (not just high maximum input power vacuums) and found that Rowenta also has good reviews across its entire range.

Very Large Dust Capacity

The dust capacities of similar spec vacuum cleaners that have been around for a comparable time to the RU range from 0.5L to 45L. With a dust capacity of 30 liters, the Rowenta RU has a quite large dust capacity compared to most of the other high maximum input power vacuums that came out around the same time as the RU.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Brush Tool

The Rowenta RU does not have a brush tool, although this is within the context that most of the other new vacuums also do not have a brush tool.

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Very Low Vacuum Suction

The Rowenta RU has a quite low vacuum suction (only 16.5 kilopascals) compared to most of the other similar spec vacuum cleaners that were released in the last 12 months. Across all the high maximum input power vacuums that were released around the same time as the RU the vacuum suctions range from 16kPa to 25kPa.

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Not Cordless

The Rowenta RU is not cordless. Most of the other new similar spec vacuums are also not cordless.

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Heavy

The Rowenta RU is one of the heavier vacuums that were released in the last 12 months (10.5 kilograms) amongst vacuum cleaners of this age. The weights of latest high maximum input power vacuums range from 3kg to 16kg.

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Very Short Cord Length

The Rowenta RU has one of the shorter cord lengths (only 5 meters) amongst comparable spec vacuums of this age. High maximum input power vacuums that have been available for around the same time as the RU have cord lengths of between 4.5m and 520m.

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Very Low Airflow Rate

Across all the high maximum input power vacuums that have been around for around the same time as the RU the airflow rate range from 2,000l/min to 4,500l/min. The Rowenta RU has a fairly low airflow rate (only 2,016 liters per minute) compared to most of the other latest similar spec vacuums.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Rowenta RU

Released Eleven Months Ago

Rowenta released the RU eleven months ago.

Dry&Wet Cleaning Type

The cleaning type of this vacuum cleaner is Dry&Wet, which is typical of many high maximum input power vacuums that were released in the last 12 months.

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Specification

Power
Maximum Input Power
Design
Type
Dust Container
Tube
Flexible Hose
Case
Dust Capacity
Electronic On/off Switch
Colour
Tube Material
Wet Dirt Capacity
Performance
Cleaning Type
Vacuum Suction
Intended Use
Air Filtering
Airflow Rate
Cleaning Surface
Floor Surface
Ergonomics
Removable Filter
Cord Storage
Cord Length
Carrying Handle
Park/storage Assist
Handle
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Packaging Height
Package Weight
Technical Details
Cable Length

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers RU5053EH, rowenta ru5053, rowenta ru5053e, rowenta ru5053eh
Barcodes 03221610122808

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