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VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be

VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be Vacuum Cleaner

850W Upright 6.2kg 77dB Dec 2012
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The bold red Vax Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be Upright Bagless Vacuum Cleaner is designed to keep your home dust and dirt-free. Eliminate the dirt The Vax Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be provides... More
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13 Reasons For

Good Owner Reviews

On average, based on 100 owner reviews the average owner rating of this vacuum is 81%.

Reasonably Priced

Some customers who reviewed it thought it was good value for money. In October last year A Buyer from Leeds said “It is ok for it price” in their review however despite that they gave the product a score of 3 stars. Also in October last year A. Dixon wrote on Amazon “Good value” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Anne Dickson mentioned “Great value & lightweight to carry” in her VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be review and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.

A number of VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be reviewers who purchased the VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be thought it was cheap. Christine Hair said on Amazon last year “Light and inexpensive”. Mrs E. Redstone mentioned “Inexpensive and lightweight” in her review of the VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be. Two years ago Tobie wrote on Amazon “Was on a very special offer” in her review of this vacuum cleaner.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was a bargain for the price. Peterj gave it a score of 4 stars and mentioned in their review on Amazon “Powerful, light, cheap”.

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Easy to Use

Some people who reviewed this vacuum cleaner reckoned that it was easy to use. Alan Patterson mentioned in his review of this vacuum cleaner two years ago “Excellent light easy to use, buying another as a gift!” . Alison Davies wrote in her review of this vacuum cleaner “Lightweight and easy to use”. David Sharman mentioned “Very powerful little vacuum, ideal were space is limited to store, easy to use” in his review of the VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be.

Some customers who reviewed it mentioned that it was easy to assemble. Colin Pratt said “Excellent, very easy to assemble and use” and rated the product 5 stars.

One VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be owner considered that the VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be was easy to handle. In October last year J. Selvage said in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Oh this is a fantastic little vacuum cleaner! It handles pet hair wonderfully” and scored the VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be very highly.

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Good Size

Seventeen VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be owners agreed that it was lightweight. Alibobs said “Super, lightweight, powerful little hoover” in their review of the VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be and gave it a score of 5 stars. Christine Hair said in her review of the VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be on Amazon “Needed a lightweight machine and this has filled the bill” and rated the product 5 stars. Fiona G Webb said in her review of the VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be on Amazon “Good suction and lightweight” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

A few VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be reviewers concluded that the VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be was a good weight. Carol Parker-Kempson said in October last year “She told me it was just what she needed in a lighter weight cleaner” and scored the product 5 stars. Jairo Kasmierchcki said “Easy to disassemble for cleaning, light weight and not noisy” and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Lord Baal wrote “Light weight and effective vacuum cleaner, well constructed” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

Two people concluded that it was easy to carry around. In October last year Poppy mentioned “Light and easy to manage!”.

Several people who reviewed the product concluded that it was heavy and bulky. Donna Blackman gave this vacuum cleaner a rating of 4 stars and she said on Amazon last year “Is not to heavy to move around”. Also last year Me999 said in their review of the VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be “Perhaps did not pick up heavier stuff (such as grit) quite as well” but they only rated the product 1 stars.

One person who reviewed the product concluded that it was compact. E D Floyd mentioned in their review of the VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be “Compact, light, powerful”.

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Portable

A number of customers considered that the VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be was easy to move around. Gaynor Ann Lawson mentioned on Amazon “Nice lightweight Hoover”. In October last year Jane Davies wrote on Amazon “You wouldnt know looks brand new and its lightweight great for lifting upstairs”. Poppybelle wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner “It is affordable, lightweight and powerful”.

Easy to Empty

Several people who reviewed the product considered that it was easy to empty. Lord Baal mentioned on Amazon “Combine this with the fact that you really need to clean the dust filter every time makes emptying it a real pain” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Susieq scored the product very highly and said on Amazon “Really light good hoover picks up well and easy to empty” in their review of the VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be. Viv B. mentioned in their review of the VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be on Amazon “Easy to manoeuvre and easy to empty”.

Good Suction

Several people considered that this vacuum cleaner had good suction. A. Dixon wrote on Amazon “Good suction, light to carry”. Alibobs said on Amazon “It suction is great”. Anne Dickson rated it 80 out of 100 and she said “The only drawback I have found is the suction adjustment to vacuum my rug which I find is quite strong on the pile, otherwise I really like it” in her VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be review.

Good At Cleaning Pet Hair

A number of VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be reviewers who reviewed the VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be considered that it was good at cleaning dog hair. Charlotte J. Coleman wrote in her VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be review on Amazon “Has no problem with long dog hairs”. L. Stacey mentioned “When the item arrived it worked well for about 1 week although the cylinder fills up very quickly with dog hair” in their review of the VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be. Me999 mentioned on Amazon last year “Picked up all of the long fine dog hair easily off manmade carpets, wool carpets, laminate, vinyl”.

A few VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be reviewers who bought it mentioned that it was good at cleaning pet hair. Jane Davies mentioned in her VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be review on Amazon “Its lightweight great for lifting upstairs and ideal for pet hair does the job well very pleased” and scored this vacuum cleaner 5 stars.

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Nice Design

Several VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was good looking. Amazon Customer said “The hoover the fan belt snapped pretty quick and now it dont pick up” in their review of the VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be although they rated the product 1 stars. Tanith Burn gave it a score of 4 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Pretty damn good”.

One VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be owner wrote in their reviews that the VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be was well designed. E D Floyd mentioned “I think attractive and well designed”. One VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be owner thought this vacuum cleaner was neat. In October last year E D Floyd mentioned on Amazon “Neat combined tools” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

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Good Filter

One VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be reviewer thought it had a good filter.

Good Brush

One customer concluded that the product had a good brush. Fiona mentioned in her review on Amazon last year “Takes 3 times as long to vacuum and does not leave laminate clean you have to use a sweeping brush to clean bits missed” however she only gave it a score of 20 out of 100.

VAX Has Good Reviews for Its Vacuum Cleaners

We calculated the average reviews for all VAX vacuums and also specifically for VAX medium maximum input power vacuums and found that in both cases VAX had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

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C Carpet Cleaning Performance Class

The VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be has a better carpet cleaning performance class than most vacuum cleaners of this age and type. This vacuum has a C carpet cleaning performance class, whereas most comparable spec vacuum cleaners that were released more than two years ago have a D carpet cleaning performance class. The carpet cleaning performance class of all medium maximum input power vacuums that have been available for more than two years ranges from F to A.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Brush Tool

Most vacuum cleaners that have been around for more than two years do not have a brush tool. The Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be is no exception to this as it too does not have a brush tool.

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Unacceptable Noise Level

Seven VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be reviewers considered that it was not noisy. In October last year A Buyer from Leeds gave the product a score of 60 out of 100 and said “The noise is the obvious problem with this cleaner”. A. Dixon mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Easy to empty, very noisy” . Ernest Burford mentioned in his review “A little on the noisy side, otherwise a very good cleaner” yet he scored it 5 stars.

Not Robust

One VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be owner who purchased this vacuum cleaner reckoned that it was not well made. One customer concluded that it was not easy to damage or scratch. Richard Laughton wrote on Amazon “Flex now badly damaged” in his VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be review.

Poor Product Quality

A few VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be owners wrote in their reviews that it was not good quality. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of the VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be in October “Dangerous and extremely poor quality” . Richard Laughton wrote on Amazon “Poor quality flex” in his review of the VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be. Stevie H wrote on Amazon this year “Belt and frame issues not well made” in his review of the VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be.

Not Cordless

Most comparable spec vacuums that came out around the same time as the Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be are not cordless. The Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be is no exception to this as it too is not cordless.

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Only G Dust Re-Emission Class

The Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be has a better dust re-emission class than most vacuums of a similar spec and age to it. This vacuum cleaner has a G dust re-emission class, whereas most similar spec vacuums that have been around for a comparable time to it have an A dust re-emission class.

A G dust re-emission class is in fact the worst dust re-emission class across all vacuums of a similar type and age to the Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be.

An A dust re-emission class is the best dust re-emission class across comparable types of vacuum.

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3 Other reasons to consider the VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be

Average Weight

The Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be has a relatively average weight (6.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other vacuums of this age and spec.

Vacuums with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the Philips FC8645 (£187.47) (6kg), the Numatic RSV200 (£411.90) (6.3kg), or the Bosch PAS 11-21 (£130.20) (6.3kg).

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Average Noise Level

The VAX Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be has a pretty average noise level (77 decibels) compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners of a comparable age and spec to the Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be.

We compared this vacuum cleaner to all the other 77dB noise level vacuums and we think because of it's better review score, the Severin Vacuumcleaner Non-Stop XL (£99.00) is also worth considering.

Alternative vacuum cleaners with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Miele Compact C1 (£149.00) (77dB), or the TriStar SZ-2135 (£66.20) (77dB).

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Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when VAX released the Energise Tempo U86-E1-Be.

Specification

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Telescopic Tube
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User Reviews

(100)
Reviewed 10 July 2016 by Stevie H
(Verified Purchase)

Really badly made, belt snapped and melted the plastic frame holding it in place and this was within the first year of use. the price for the new parts would make it just shy of buying a new one... Read more…

Reviewed 17 June 2016 by Chloe Brown
(Verified Purchase)

Worked for about 3 months. Then stopped doing its job. Have attempted to fix it 2 times but now it just doesn't not work and is useless. Do NOT buy!

Reviewed 29 May 2016 by Mr. C. J. Foster
(Verified Purchase)

My wife loves it. Simple and easy to use.

Reviewed 8 April 2016 by This game is cheap to grit because it is free
(Verified Purchase)

Brilliant!! So pleased with my purchase. Excellent suction on carpet and hard floors. Highly recommend.

Reviewed 6 April 2016 by Alexandercharlton
(Verified Purchase)

After only a years use this machine caught fire- no return as we live in Spain.

Reviewed 13 March 2016 by Amazon Customer

Provided by our student housing company, we had the opportunity to try not only one, but two of these products out. They both stopped working after about 1 month of light use. The suction stops,... Read more…

Reviewed 22 February 2016 by R26e
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent for price,It does what it should pick up dirt.

Reviewed 15 February 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent product well worth the money and early delivery...

Reviewed 27 January 2016 by Amazon Customer

Terrible product, faulty and within 10 minutes of first use the cable got sucked into the bottom (when stationary and using the nozzle function) then the cable exploded with a large bang and... Read more…

Reviewed 26 January 2016 by Barbara Moore
(Verified Purchase)

I am delighted with this product, vacuums lovely, All my dogs hairs have gone! , will buy this again definately.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers vax u86e1, vax u86e1b, vax u86e1be

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