Clatronic BS 1296
Clatronic BS 1296
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Clatronic BS 1296

An enormous 700W Cylinder vacuum vacuum with alright features but a price that represents adequate value for money
700W Cylinder Vacuum Dry 2kg Dec 2015
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Clatronic BS 1296
CLATRONIC BS 1296 VACUUM CLEANER FLOOR HANDHELD 55117502 (Brand new, unopened) - on
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Clatronic BS 1296 Review

With low running costs and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Clatronic BS 1296 number 295 across all vacuum cleaners.
Average Features
20 Months Old
£172 Over 10 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 60?

Numatic vacuums have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this vacuum is slightly out of date, and newer vacuums with more up to date technology are available. View the latest vacuum cleaners 2017.
It has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £172 over 10 years are typical compared to the other 1,561 vacuums that we have compared it to.
This vacuum cleaner has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a flexible hose
Fairly loud noise level
Not cordless

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Clatronic BS 1296 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

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The BS 1296's weight of only 2kg is fairly light compared to most other vacuums. It is in the lightest 5% of all vacuums when sorted by this feature. The weights of vacuums range from 2.7g to 30kg, and the average weight is 5.9kg.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The noise level of the Clatronic BS 1296 of 82dB is quite loud compared to most other vacuum cleaners. It is in the loudest 20% of all vacuums when sorted by this feature. Across all the vacuums the noise levels range from 7.5dB to 91dB, and the average noise level is 77dB.

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Average Maximum Input Power

The BS 1296 has a pretty typical maximum input power (700 Watts) compared to most of the other vacuums.

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Not Cordless

The BS 1296 is not cordless, although it is worth keeping in mind that 92% of vacuum cleaners are also not cordless.

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Only E Carpet Cleaning Performance Class

The BS 1296 has a better carpet cleaning performance class than most vacuums. This vacuum has an E carpet cleaning performance class, whereas most vacuums have a C carpet cleaning performance class. Across all vacuums the carpet cleaning performance class ranges from G (worst) to A (best).

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Has a Flexible Hose

The BS 1296 has a flexible hose. 82% of vacuum cleaners do not have a flexible hose.

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Has a Handle

The BS 1296 has a handle, unlike 90% of vacuums which do not have a handle.

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Has a Brush Tool

The BS 1296 has a brush tool, unlike 84% of vacuums which do not have a brush tool.

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Released 20 Months Ago

Clatronic released the BS 1296 in December 2015.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This vacuum has an efficiency rating of A. The BS 1296 has an average 10 year running cost of £172 based on adequate energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,561 vacuums.

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