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VAX Astrata C90-AS-B-AS

VAX Astrata C90-AS-B-AS Vacuum Cleaner

1,800W Cylinder Vacuum Dry 5kg Nov 2014
Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date
- Bagless Cylinder.- 1800W.- 240AW.- 1.7 Litre dust capacity.- Edge-to-edge cleaning.- HEPA filtration.- 5m Power cord.- On board tools. More
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11 Reasons For

User Reviews Are Average

Owners have rated this VAX vacuum cleaner on average 76 out of 100.

Reasonably Priced

Four VAX Astrata C90-AS-B-AS reviewers who reviewed this vacuum cleaner concluded that it was good value for money. Alexandra mentioned “Good for this price” in her review. Alexandra also mentioned “If you want to have a really good vacuum cleaner, invest more money and buy better”. Three years ago Peccavi scored it 4 stars and mentioned “I award 4 stars 5 to reflect the low cost and high relative suction -”.

Some customers who purchased the VAX Astrata C90-AS-B-AS agreed that it was a bargain for the price.

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Has a Brush Tool

The Astrata C90-AS-B-AS has a brush tool, which is unusual. Most of the other vacuum cleaners of this type and age do not have a brush tool.

Alternative vacuum cleaners with a brush tool currently available which you might also want to consider include the S5261 Cat & Dog[pl_2476482_price], or the S4213[pl_2041886_price] both from Miele or the VAX C88-W2-[plb_2925176_price] which has better reviews.

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Easy to Empty

Several people concluded that it was easy to empty. In October last year George wrote on Amazon “Decent cord length and very easy to empty” in his review of this vacuum cleaner and scored it 5 stars.

Easy to Use

Some people concluded that the VAX Astrata C90-AS-B-AS was easy to use. Amazon Customer gave this vacuum cleaner a score of 5 stars and said on Amazon “It is light, easy to use, empty and store plus it picks up pet hair effortlessly” in their review. Gw Payne gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned “Much too early to comment - have only just starting to use it - it seems all right so far”.

Good At Cleaning Pet Hair

One customer who purchased it considered that it was good at cleaning pet hair.

Good Brush

One customer wrote in their reviews that it had a good brush.

Good Suction

One VAX Astrata C90-AS-B-AS owner who bought it said that it had good suction.

Acceptable Noise Level

One VAX Astrata C90-AS-B-AS owner said that the VAX Astrata C90-AS-B-AS was quiet.

VAX Vacuums Have Good Reviews

Average ratings across all VAX vacuums are good, however average ratings across just VAX's high maximum input power vacuum cleaners are poor.

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Light

The VAX Astrata C90-AS-B-AS is quite light (only 5 kilograms) compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners of this type and age. The average weight of high maximum input power vacuum cleaners that were released around the same time as the Astrata C90-AS-B-AS is 7.8kg.

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6 Reasons Against

Not Robust

Some customers wrote in their reviews that the product was not strong and durable. Peccavi mentioned in their review of the VAX Astrata C90-AS-B-AS “Deduct one star for lack of overall robustness”. Steve Fuller wrote in his review of this vacuum cleaner “The foot switches dont look rugged, i really cannot moan as i only paid £25 for this refurbished model which was brand new, now the good points”.

Not Good in Terms of Size

One customer who reviewed the VAX Astrata C90-AS-B-AS considered that it was not heavy and bulky. George said in his VAX Astrata C90-AS-B-AS review “It is heavy and noisy”.

Very Low Suction Power

At only 240 Watts, the Astrata C90-AS-B-AS has a quite low suction power compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners that are a similar age to the Astrata C90-AS-B-AS. The average suction power of comparable spec vacuum cleaners that have been on the market for around the same time as the Astrata C90-AS-B-AS is 440W.

If this high maximum input power vacuum suction power is too low for you then you might want to consider the Rowenta RH7921WF[plb_3822768_price] (750W), or the Polti VAPORETTO PURE[plb_3345045_price] (1,500W) which also has a higher rating.

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Not Cordless

Like most of the other vacuums of a similar type and age to the Astrata C90-AS-B-AS, the Astrata C90-AS-B-AS is not cordless.

Vacuum cleaners which are cordless that might also be worth considering include the Electrolux T8[plb_1810491_price], or the Grundig VCC 7070[plb_1886681_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Very Small Dust Capacity

The Astrata C90-AS-B-AS has a quite small dust capacity (only 1.7 liters) compared to most of the other vacuums that have been on the market for around the same time as the Astrata C90-AS-B-AS. The smallest dust capacity of vacuums that are a comparable age to the Astrata C90-AS-B-AS is 0.3L, the largest is 83L, and the average dust capacity is 7.1L.

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Quite Short Cord Length

Vacuums of a comparable spec and age to the Astrata C90-AS-B-AS have cord lengths of between 2.1m and 16m, and the average cord length is 6.9m. The VAX Astrata C90-AS-B-AS has a quite short cord length (only 5 meters) compared to most of the other vacuums that have been around for a similar time to the Astrata C90-AS-B-AS.

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2 Other reasons to consider the VAX Astrata C90-AS-B-AS

Dry Cleaning Type

The cleaning type of this vacuum is Dry, which is typical of many similar spec vacuum cleaners that were launched around the same time as it.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other Dry vacuum cleaners currently available including the Princess Royal Jet Vac[plb_635712_price], the Nilfisk GM80 Blow[plb_2438480_price], or the Samsung SC15F50[plb_2359193_price] which has better reviews.

Vacuums with a better cleaning type that might be worth considering include the Necchi NH9031[plb_2438834_price] (Wet), the Electrolux JMORIGINFD[plb_2528022_price] (Wet), or the Daewoo RC-220R[plb_2538948_price] (Wet) which also has a higher rating.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Specification

Power
Maximum Input Power
Suction Power
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Design
Type
Dust Container Type
Tube Type
Dust Capacity
Colour of Product
Tube Material
Performance
Cleaning Type
Proper Use
Vacuum Air Filtering
Cleaning Surfaces
Ergonomics
Cord Length
On/off Switch
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Packaging Content
Brush Tool
Crevice Tool

User Reviews

(10)
Reviewed 9 November 2015 by Amazon Customer

I bought this for my uncle as I was delighted with the one I had. It is light, easy to use, empty and store plus it picks up pet hair effortlessly.

Reviewed 7 September 2015 by George
(Verified Purchase)

Does a great job on carpets and floors. it is heavy and noisy but it doesn't bother me as it does what it should. decent cord length and very easy to empty. have only used for 6 months, roughly... Read more…

Reviewed 16 August 2015 by Nurul islam ali
(Verified Purchase)
Reviewed 16 July 2015 by Peter
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent vacuum cleaner. It appears to improve with more use. Good value, easy to store and clean. Overall an excellent purchase.

(Verified Purchase)

Plugged it in for the first time when it arrived today and immediately after switching on there was a strong smell of burning and the vaccum had no sucking power !!!

(Verified Purchase)

Looked brand new but as soon as I turned it on there was a strong burning smell that lingered for a while even after turning it off. Worked fine but had to return it because the smell was so... Read more…

Reviewed 11 April 2015 by Alexandra
(Verified Purchase)

Good for this price, but if you want to have a really good vacuum cleaner, invest more money and buy better. It is difficult to clean the carpets with small pollen, I have one color carpets, often... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Much too early to comment - have only just starting to use it - it seems all right so far...

Reviewed 30 June 2013 by Peccavi

My sister-in-law gave me her old one of these - model C90-EL-B-C - Black rather than Blue but much the same. The motor is 1800 Watts - and I discover another way to rate the suction power of... Read more…

Reviewed 29 February 2012 by STEVE FULLER
(Verified Purchase)

I was going to give this 5 stars but after using it a couple of times some of the parts look a bit cheaply made like the cord rewind which seems to struggle as the cord gets almost rewound in and... Read more…

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vax c90, vax c90a, vax c90as, vax c90asb, vax c90asba, vax c90asbas

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