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AEG UltraCaptic

£285.69
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An award winning and 4 year old 1,400 Watt Cylinder vacuum vacuum cleaner
1,400W Cylinder Vacuum Dry 9.5kg Apr 2013
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AEG UltraCaptic Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the AEG UltraCaptic number 879 across all vacuum cleaners.
96
42 Reviews + 1 Award
27
Missing Some Features
34
4 Years Old
9
Overall Score
41
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 41?

It has superb expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 96%, based on 42 reviews. This vacuum cleaner has received a "Best Buy" award from Expert Reviews. Numatic vacuums also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer vacuum cleaners with better features are available. However this AEG vacuum cleaner has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest vacuum cleaners 2017.
Customers report design, it is easy to use and good suction.
The UltraCaptic is missing some features:
Heavy
Not cordless

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AEG UltraCaptic Video Reviews


AEG UltraCaptic In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

This vacuum received a "Best Buy" award from review website Expert Reviews who concluded that this vacuum cleaner would make a great purchase.

Excellent Expert Reviews

This vacuum received a score of 100 out of 100 from expert review site Expert Reviews. The expert review sites think this vacuum cleaner is one of the very best vacuums.

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Good Owner Reviews

Based on 41 owner reviews this vacuum cleaner has an average owner rating of 84 out of 100. Over 85% of reviewers gave this vacuum cleaner either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report Nice Design

Six owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was well designed, three customers wrote in their reviews that it was smooth and two people thought the product was good looking.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

11 people who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to use, two people considered that it was easy to assemble and two owners who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to use the menus.

  • So easy to put together…
  • The suction from this new machine is impressive and it is pleasant to use around the house…
    Timothy (Amazon) - March 2016
  • With further reference to the hose it is rather difficult to arrange tidily, preferring to spring to its own comfortable shape which results in more space being taken up when in storage…
    JB (Amazon) - April 2016
  • It is surprising how efficient being able to control the vacuum from the handle is…
  • It is easy to use and to empty…
  • There are power settings from 1-5 where 1 is least…
    Vm1967 (Amazon) - April 2016
  • Starting with the good - the length of the tubes attached to the cleaner makes it comfortable to use and easy on the back - a plus indeed…
  • This minor quibble out the way it is a joy to use…
    Fallen (Amazon) - March 2016
  • Practical, easy to use, powerful…
    Yankeeee (Amazon) - March 2016
  • Powerful, practical, easy to use and great if anyone suffers from an allergy to dust, pet hair etc…
    Yankeeee (Amazon) - March 2016

Users Report Good Suction

13 owners thought the product had good suction.

Users Report Easy to Empty

Eight owners said in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was easy to empty.

Users Report Superior Product Quality

11 customers who reviewed this vacuum cleaner considered that it was good quality.

  • High quality cleaning from a high quality machine…
  • The tools seem well made (brown hairs along with black…
  • The extension tube is really well made and is easy to adjust…
    JB (Amazon) - April 2016
  • Overall, this is a well made and durable feeling machine…
    Timothy (Amazon) - March 2016
  • A great find - quality built to last…
    OC (Amazon) - March 2016
  • However the weight is due to the fact that it is a great product made of high quality materials…
  • Good quality vacuum cleaner…
    Gogol (Amazon) - March 2016
  • So, is this worth the high price tag? It's well made…
    Yankeeee (Amazon) - March 2016
  • Assembling it was a piece of cake and all the parts feel robust and good quality…
    Suzan (Amazon) - March 2016
  • Shiny good quality thick plastic casing to house the dust collector - it certainly does not look like it has been mass produced in some overseas factory…

Customers Report Acceptable Noise Level

Eight owners who purchased it considered that it was quiet.

  • It is also quite quiet…
  • Very powerful and quite quiet…
  • One might say "sturdily built." The suction was powerful and surprised me with how relatively quiet it was…
  • It is very quiet apart from when you attach the small pet hair attachment then it sounds like a buzz saw as the small internal brush whizzes round so quickly…
    Fallen (Amazon) - March 2016
  • Quiet enough in terms of noise…
  • It's very easy and light to use, better for my back! It's a great looking unit and very quiet compared to other makes, even my dogs not bothered…
  • Is also relatively quiet in operation compared to other vacuum cleaners we have used…
  • This one is brilliant, its powerful, quiet (!), light…

Users Report Good At Cleaning Pet Hair

Five people wrote in their reviews that the product was good at cleaning pet hair.

  • Outstanding - especially for pet hair…
  • Great pick up of dog hair from our visiting friend, crumbs from the kitchen floor…
    OC (Amazon) - March 2016
  • So far its been very good in picking up pet hair (cat) from both carpet…
    Gogol (Amazon) - March 2016
  • Very good for pet hair pick up…
  • Instead it has a nice wide area for pet hair, etc to be sucked up into…
  • When you see the dust bin is full you simply lift the lever on top of the unit and it compacts the dust, pet hair, etc brilliantly, leaving more room for more dust…

Customers Report Good Brush

Four people thought the product had a good brush.

  • My Cat & Dog has a full width turbo brush…
    JB (Amazon) - April 2016
  • It is very quiet apart from when you attach the small pet hair attachment then it sounds like a buzz saw as the small internal brush whizzes round so quickly…
    Fallen (Amazon) - March 2016
  • The circular brush is also good for dusting…
  • Its easy to empty and doesn't have that annoying rotating brush that usually gets stuck with hair…

Customers Report That it is Robust

Eight customers who purchased it concluded that it was well made and two owners who bought the product agreed that it was strong and durable.

  • The tools seem well made (brown hairs along with black…
  • This is an attractive, well built machine…
    Timothy (Amazon) - March 2016
  • The extension tube is really well made and is easy to adjust…
    JB (Amazon) - April 2016
  • Overall, this is a well made and durable feeling machine…
    Timothy (Amazon) - March 2016
  • A great find - quality built to last…
    OC (Amazon) - March 2016
  • One might say "sturdily built." The suction was powerful…
  • So, is this worth the high price tag? It's well made…
    Yankeeee (Amazon) - March 2016
  • The unit has a built in allergy filter which is easily removable…
    Yankeeee (Amazon) - March 2016
  • Assembling it was a piece of cake and all the parts feel robust and good quality…
    Suzan (Amazon) - March 2016
  • The machine is compact and is easily man overhead, although a little heavy for stairs there is a sturdy carrier handle…
    Sahara (Amazon) - April 2016

Customers Report Good Technical Features

Four people who reviewed the AEG UltraCaptic concluded that it had good features.

AEG Vacuums Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 616 user and expert reviews (including 327 verified purchases), AEG has very good ratings for its vacuums. 90% of those that bought a AEG vacuum would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Three people who purchased this vacuum cleaner wrote that it was good value for money.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Seven owners who reviewed the AEG UltraCaptic concluded that it was compact and two customers concluded that this vacuum cleaner was thick.

  • The dust bin on the vacuum has a compact feature…
    Gemma (Amazon) - April 2016
  • It doesn't advertise itself as a lightweight cleaner…
    Patrick (Amazon) - April 2016
  • In the future it would be good if they re-designed this “Compact and Go” handle…
    Patrick (Amazon) - April 2016
  • Lifted the whole machine up, with the “Compact and Go” then detaching…
    Patrick (Amazon) - April 2016
  • Grabbed the “Compact and Go” handle, with some force…
    Patrick (Amazon) - April 2016
  • It has the now standard telescopic pole and is narrow enough stood on end to stand on stairs as you're doing them…
    Fallen (Amazon) - March 2016
  • Again feel a bit lightweight and probably won't take much heavy use…
  • Although there are two parking clips - one on the side of the machine and one on the back - it is bulky when not in use…
    Lesley70 (Amazon) - April 2016
  • It's quite a compact size…
    D Deacon (Amazon) - April 2016
  • Laminate, tiling, short pile carpet, long pile carpet, thick pile rugs with amazing ease…

Features

Quite High Maximum Input Power

With a maximum input power of 1,400 Watt, the AEG UltraCaptic has a fairly high maximum input power compared to most of the other vacuums. The lowest maximum input power of vacuums is 3.6W, the highest is 8,600W, and the average maximum input power is 1,100W.

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Heavy

The AEG UltraCaptic's weight of 9.5kg is in the heaviest 7% of all vacuums when sorted by this feature. Across all the vacuum cleaners the weights range from 3.2g to 30kg, and the average weight is 5.9kg.

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Not Cordless

The AEG UltraCaptic is not cordless. 92% of vacuum cleaners are also not cordless.

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Has an Upholstery Nozzle Included

The UltraCaptic has an upholstery nozzle included, unlike 76% of vacuums which do not have an upholstery nozzle included.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This AEG vacuum cleaner has been on the market since April 2013.


Value for Money

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 05995363719346, 07332543454570, 07332543454587, 07332543454600

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