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Philips FC852 Vacuum Cleaner

750W Cylinder Vacuum Dry 5.2kg Aug 2014
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3 Reasons For

Has a Brush Tool

The Philips FC852 has a brush tool, unlike most of the other medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that are a similar age to the FC852 which do not have a brush tool.

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Good Brand

Philips vacuum cleaners have an average rating of 71 out of 100, which is in the top 96% of all vacuum brands that we have analysed.

Electronic Power Control

This vacuum has an Electronic power control, which is typical of many vacuum cleaners that have been on the market for more than two years.

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4 Reasons Against

Very Low Vacuum

The Philips FC852 has one of the lower vacuums (only 18.9 kilopascals) amongst medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners of this age. Vacuum cleaners of a similar age and spec to the FC852 have vacuums of between 14kPa and 210kPa, and the average vacuum is 50kPa.

Vacuums with a higher vacuum that might also be worth considering include the AquaVac Excell 30 (20kPa and higher rated).

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Not Cordless

The Philips FC852 is not cordless. Most of the other medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that were released more than two years ago are also not cordless.

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Quite Low Airflow

The lowest airflow of vacuum cleaners that have been available for a comparable time to the FC852 is 42l/min and the highest is 4,100l/min. The Philips FC852 has a quite low airflow (only 1,758 liter per minute) compared to most of the other medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that were released around the same time as the FC852.

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Only D Hard Floor Cleaning Performance Class

The Philips FC852 has a D hard floor cleaning performance class which is better than the A hard floor cleaning performance class found on most vacuums of a comparable age and spec to it.

A D hard floor cleaning performance class is in fact the worst hard floor cleaning performance class amongst all vacuum cleaners of this type and age.

Amongst similar types of vacuum cleaner the best hard floor cleaning performance class is A.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Philips FC852

Average Noise Level

At 79 decibels, the Philips FC852 has a fairly standard noise level compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners of this age and spec.

If you don't mind having a louder noise level then you might want to consider the FC932 (£74.17) (79dB), or the FC8645 (£187.47) (79dB) both from Philips.

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Dry Cleaning Type

The cleaning type of this vacuum cleaner is Dry, which is typical of many vacuums of a similar age and spec to it.

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Average Operating Radius

With an operating radius of 9 meters, the Philips FC852 has a fairly average operating radius compared to most of the other medium maximum input power vacuum cleaners that have been on the market for a comparable time to the FC852.

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Average Weight

At 5.2 kilograms, the Philips FC852 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other vacuums of a comparable age and type to the FC852.

If you would consider a vacuum with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Nilfisk VP300 (£79.00) (5.2kg).

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Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Specification

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Dust Container Type
Tube Type
Flexible Hose
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Cleaning Type
Vacuum
Operating Radius
Noise Level
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Hard Floor Cleaning Performance Class
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Cleaning Surfaces
Airflow
EPA Class
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Dust Bag Full Indicator
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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers fc852109
Barcodes 00871010369018, 00871010369025, 08710103690177, 08710103690184, 08710103690191, 08710103690207, 08710103690214, 08710103690221, 08710103690238, 08710103690252, 08710103718949, 08710103723851, 68710103723853, 68710103740744, 68710103740751, 68710103740768, 68710103740805, 68710103740812, 68710103740829

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