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VAX Power 7 Pet Vacuum Cleaner

2,400W Cylinder Vacuum Dry 5.9kg Jun 2013
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Reasonably priced
Owner reviews are poor
Poor product quality
100 Reviews

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Twenty-three customers who reviewed it considered that it was good value for money. Five years ago O E J mentioned on Amazon “At first I thought it was great (and excellent value too), because it was quieter” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. O E J also wrote “All I can put it down to is either a fault in the design, or the use of cheap components/materials” in their review. O E J also said “In fairness I paid less than seventy quid for it (an eBay special daily deal) so I suppose you could say that you get what you pay for” in their review.


Easy to Empty

Thirteen owners wrote in their reviews that the VAX Power 7 Pet was easy to empty. Mr. M. Long wrote “The process of cleaning the filter is messy and dust goes everywhere (in contrast to the easy emptying of the no-bag chamber” and scored it 6 stars. Nelly32 wrote in their review of the VAX Power 7 Pet on Amazon “Its very powerful and as 3 different settings and lots of different attachments to clean all types of surfaces it picks up well and is easy to empty”. M Hudson mentioned three years ago “It's light, easy to manoeuvre, comes with useful tools and emptying the bagless cylinder is very quick” and gave it a score of 5 stars.

Portable

Four people wrote that it was easy to move around.

Good Brush

Three people who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good brush. Claireassist@aol.com scored it 7 stars and mentioned in their VAX Power 7 Pet review “With the handy tool and powerful turbo brush, I now don't put off hovering the stairs”. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of the VAX Power 7 Pet on Amazon “The large turbo brush is fantastic too, we used to have to go over our living room carpet at least twice with our previous hoover”.

Good At Cleaning Pet Hair

Five owners mentioned in their reviews that the VAX Power 7 Pet was good at cleaning pet hair. Dodster wrote in their VAX Power 7 Pet review on Amazon two years ago “Loose rugs, I imagine it would be great for pet hair” and scored it 6 stars. Five years ago A Adam said on Amazon “It comes with many tools and is good at cleaning pet hair”.

Three owners who bought this vacuum cleaner mentioned that it was good at cleaning cat hair. Five years ago Neetzie said “Excellent at picking up long cat hair on upholstery, equally good on carpets” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Missusn mentioned on Amazon “Initially it was very powerful and picked up cat hairs very easily” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. R. Holmes wrote “It removed all of the cat hairs so easily unlike my old basic vaccum”.

Two people wrote in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was good at cleaning dog hair. Mr. P. Reid said on Amazon “It does not hoover up the dog hairs properly” and rated the product 6 stars. Aryldi wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner four years ago “It easily sucks up those dog hairs too”.

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Good Power Cord

One customer who bought this vacuum cleaner considered that it had a good power cord. Five years ago Maisy B mentioned “It is very manouverable and the power lead is long enough to do either the gound floor or upstairs in one go(1930s semi” and gave it a rating of 4 stars.

Good Suction

Fifty owners reckoned that this vacuum cleaner had good suction. Mrs. G. Ward mentioned on Amazon “Althouth suction is very good the vacuum itself is very hard to push over the carpets it doesn't just glide over like most vacuums do”. Musical Truth rated it 6 stars and mentioned in their VAX Power 7 Pet review on Amazon “When you first use it the suction is mind blowing”. Mr. M. Long mentioned on Amazon “Fantastic suction” and rated the product 7 stars.

Good Filter

Fourteen people who reviewed the VAX Power 7 Pet reckoned that it had a good filter. Mr. M. Long gave it a score of 5 stars and said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “However the filter gets clogged very easily”. Mr. M. Long also wrote “The plastic has cracked in the filter section of the no-bag chamber meaning it no longer locks shut.I've not even had it 2 years” in their review. Lord Nicholas E. Rowe said on Amazon “I love that the hepa filter controls how much dust gets blown back into the carpet” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and gave it a score of 7 stars.


Features

Good Technical Features

One person considered that it had good features. M. Edwards gave it a score of 9 stars and said in their review of this vacuum cleaner “One of the best features is how easy this hoover is to clean”.


Reviews

VAX Has Good Reviews for Its Vacuums

We checked 4,216 owner and expert reviews (including 957 verified purchases) for VAX vacuums and found that on average VAX has good ratings. We also found that VAX has good ratings specifically within its high maximum input power vacuum cleaners range. 95% of those that bought a VAX vacuum would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Owner Reviews Are Poor

On average, based on 100 owner reviews the average owner rating of this VAX vacuum is 63%. This vacuum cleaner in the bottom 13% of all the vacuums of a comparable type and age when ranked by user rating.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

Five owners concluded that it had good technical guidance. P. Linnett wrote “Here's the link to the manual - [.] This gets easily surrounded” and gave the VAX Power 7 Pet a rating of 6 stars. Lord Nicholas E. Rowe wrote “A great help for pet owners!”.


Design

Easy to Use

Fourteen customers who reviewed this vacuum cleaner agreed that it was easy to use. M. Edwards rated it 9 stars and mentioned “A reasonably priced, very powerful, easy to use hoover with a long lead” in their VAX Power 7 Pet review. M. Edwards also said “It is (tragic i know) a joy to use” in their review. Zarndra mentioned on Amazon “This machine is a joy to use” in their review of this vacuum cleaner and rated the product 7 stars.

Two customers said in their reviews that it was easy to assemble. Zarndra gave it a rating of 8 stars and wrote six years ago “It was easy to put together straight from the box instructions were clear”. Jill wrote on Amazon “I found the vax very easy to put together and the instructions were easy to follow”.

One person who reviewed it wrote that it was easy to setup. R. Holmes wrote on Amazon six years ago “It is very easy to set up, you just take the unit out of the box”.

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Six years ago Claireassist@aol.com said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “The hose is long and the rounded handle is so much easier for all to hold including my 8 year old son who likes to help out now”.

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Robust

Four customers concluded that it was well made. Musical Truth wrote on Amazon “So the impression you get straight away is of a real quality product, powerful and solid” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. M. Edwards wrote in their review of this vacuum cleaner “A very well made, powerful hoover”. Five years ago Paul gave it a rating of 6 stars and he said “Will be going back to Mille products which are much better designed and built”.

Four owners who purchased the product considered that it was strong and durable. Pen wrote on Amazon “Compact and very robust”. Aryldi gave it a score of 7 stars and said in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “Therefore nice and sturdy”. J. Waddell rated it 7 stars and wrote “The machine feels sturdy and is much bigger than my old dyson which means it doesn't need emptied as often” in their VAX Power 7 Pet review.

One person said in their reviews that it was easy to damage or scratch. Lucym scored it 5 stars and mentioned “As it isn't 'broken' all they do is suggest I keep unblocking it! I have recently asked if they could send me a spare filter” in their review of this vacuum cleaner.

One person wrote in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was reliable. Christopher Edge mentioned on Amazon “Have now bought a Dyson (hoping for the best), used in combination with the trusty old Miele”.

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Nice Design

Five owners who reviewed it agreed that it was well designed. Zarndra said in their review of this vacuum cleaner six years ago “The standard head was a better design than my other Vax cleaner” and gave this vacuum cleaner a score of 9 stars. Paul mentioned on Amazon “Bagless design is ok.”. Jan Stafford said on Amazon “It does a good job for sure, eco design i question this”.

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that this vacuum cleaner was good looking. Prettypolly wrote on Amazon “Looks stylish and picks up dust” in their review of the VAX Power 7 Pet and scored the product 5 stars. Charlotte Bjuren gave it a rating of 8 stars and she said on Amazon “Its also looks really stylish and trendy” in her review of this vacuum cleaner.

One customer who purchased it thought it was ergonomic.

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Poor Product Quality

Seven owners concluded that it was not good quality. Mr. P. Reid wrote on Amazon “It is not fit for purpose in any way”. Zac said “Build quality seems poor”. Paul mentioned “Does have a reasonable amount of power but; Poor build quality, feels like it will break very easily”.

Not Cordless

Like most of the other vacuum cleaners of this age and type, the Power 7 Pet is not cordless.

If you want a vacuum cleaner that is cordless then you might also want to look at the BCH61840GB (£199.99), or the Athlet BCH625KTGB (£95.00) both from Bosch or the Koblenz DV-110 KG3 which is also higher rated.

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Packaging Content

Has a Turbo Brush

The VAX Power 7 Pet has a turbo brush. Most of the other vacuum cleaners of this age and spec also have a turbo brush.

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Has a Hard Floor Brush

The Power 7 Pet has a hard floor brush. Most of the other vacuum cleaners that were released more than two years ago also have a hard floor brush.

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Has a Crevice Tool

The Power 7 Pet has a crevice tool. Most of the other vacuums that were launched more than two years ago also have a crevice tool.

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Power

Supports Variable Power

The VAX Power 7 Pet supports variable power, as do most of the other vacuum cleaners of this age and type.

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Average Suction Power

The Power 7 Pet has a pretty standard suction power (400 Watts) compared to most of the other vacuums of this age and spec.

If you want a vacuum with a higher suction power then you might want to consider the SINGER SVCB 4527 ECO (420W), the Nilfisk Elite Superior (£289.90) (450W), or the Samsung VC21F50 (£199.99) (450W) which also has a higher rating.

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Five owners who reviewed it considered that it was quiet. Luna rated the product 7 stars and she mentioned in her review of the VAX Power 7 Pet on Amazon “Powerful and reasonably quiet”. Zarndra said in their review of this vacuum cleaner “Wait why is it so quiet? Why are my three dogs not barking” . Zarndra also said “Because the pitch of this new high powered motor is so quiet it does not effect their hearing” in their review.

Four people agreed that it was noisy. Lucym gave it a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “It also is extremely noisy (sounds like a jet engine)”. P. Linnett wrote on Amazon “Quite noisy” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Diane Sparkes scored it 4 stars and she mentioned in her review of this vacuum cleaner on Amazon “Very very noisy! Looses suction possibly due too disposal tank section not fitting closely enough to nozzle section”.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Thirteen owners who reviewed it thought it was heavy and bulky. Nelly32 mentioned on Amazon “The only fault with it is its bulky and heavy to lift” in their review of the VAX Power 7 Pet and scored this vacuum cleaner 6 stars. Misscic mentioned “Hard to assemble, very heavy and the suction wasn't that great.I was slowly loosing my hope” . P. Linnett mentioned four years ago “I spin-dry it!) The machine's a bit heavy, quite bulky for a small place”.

Five owners concluded that this vacuum cleaner was compact. Misscic mentioned on Amazon “The design could probably be a little more ergonomical and compact like a Dyson” in their review of this vacuum cleaner. Matt mentioned “This was a fantastic buy! It is so compact that it hardly takes any space in the cupboard.” in his VAX Power 7 Pet review. Pen wrote “Compact vaccuum cleaner” and rated the product 7 stars.

Four people who purchased it concluded that it was lightweight. Claireassist@aol.com said on Amazon “The hoover itself is lightweight so anyone should find this hoover easy to move around” in their review of the VAX Power 7 Pet. Charlotte Bjuren gave it a rating of 7 stars and she wrote in her review of the VAX Power 7 Pet on Amazon six years ago “It is just incredibly lightweight and easily steered around the corners of our house”. Five years ago Helen said in her review of the VAX Power 7 Pet “All in all, I wish I'd never chosen this one and and gone for something far more compact, lightweight and easier to use”.

One customer who reviewed it mentioned that it was thick. Mrs L Nelson she said on Amazon “The filter is too thick to transfer the dust into the cylinder” in her review of this vacuum cleaner.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 5.9 kilograms, the Power 7 Pet has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners of a comparable type and age to this vacuum cleaner.

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Performance

Quite Loud Noise Level

The noise levels of high maximum input power vacuum cleaners that were launched around the same time as this vacuum range from 57dB to 87dB, and the average noise level is 76dB. At 84 decibels, the VAX Power 7 Pet has a quite loud noise level compared to most of the other vacuums of a similar age and type to this vacuum cleaner.

There are a number of other 84dB noise level vacuum cleaners currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the DC37, or the DC52 both from Dyson or the Philips FC8472.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when VAX released the Power 7 Pet.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 05012512133713, 05012512133720

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